Book Reviews

Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 05:02

Watch for new books from Elizabeth Strout, Janice Y.K. Lee, David McCallum.

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A bachelor party goes very wrong in new Bohjalian novel

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 13:02

'The Guest Room' tells story of a young Armenian dancer tricked into prostitution.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 05:00

Spend your weekend reading 'Maggie Smith: A Biography.'

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Anderson Cooper and mom Gloria Vanderbilt to publish joint memoir

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/07/2016 - 16:41

'Little Gloria' and the 'Silver Fox' have already made a documentary together.

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Al Roker, Deborah Roberts write about their marriage

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/07/2016 - 11:29

The TV news couple share their thoughts on 'family wisdom' in 'Been There, Done That.'

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New in paper: Lehane, Krakauer, Smiley

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/07/2016 - 09:55

New paperbacks include titles by Jane Smiley, Kazuo Ishiguro and Lisa Genova.

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Julian Fellowes to deliver new book 'Belgravia' via app

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/06/2016 - 13:51

Goodbye 'Downton,' hello 'Belgravia.'

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'The Revenant' is now a best-selling book

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/06/2016 - 10:25

First published in 2002, the novel is now a hit, with a new movie tie-in edition.

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Al Roker & Deborah Roberts reveal the #1 secret to a successful marriage

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/05/2016 - 10:07

Authors of the new book “Been There, Done That,” husband and wife Al Roker and Deborah Roberts open up about the key to their 20-year marriage.

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George R.R. Martin thanks fans for their support

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/04/2016 - 14:20

You do you, man.

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Maggie Smith stars in a new biography

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/03/2016 - 13:00

From Jean Brodie to Violet Crawley, the British actress has had quite a career.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/03/2016 - 05:00

Marie Kondo's 'Spark Joy' follows up her best-selling de-cluttering book.

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Inside the Israelis' daring raid on Entebbe

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/02/2016 - 13:02

A new book remembers the rescue of hostages from Ugandan airport.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/02/2016 - 05:02

Spend your weekend chuckling over the medieval humor of 'The Relic Master.'

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Quidditch Pong is the Harry Potter drinking game you've been looking for

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/31/2015 - 12:50

It's like beer pong, only more magical.

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Allende's 'Japanese Lover' is magical

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/30/2015 - 16:11

Isabel Allende's historical novel explores myriad forms of love.

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10 books we loved reading in 2015

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/30/2015 - 15:01

Jonathan Franzen, Stacy Schiff, Patti Smith and David Lagercrantz make the list.

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Author of the Year: Paula Hawkins of 'Train' fame

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/30/2015 - 12:07

'The Girl on the Train' was a runaway smash in 2015.

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'Star Wars' titles hit best-seller list

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/30/2015 - 11:07

The movie is a blockbuster, so companion books are selling, too.

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Buckley finds the funny in medieval quest

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/27/2015 - 13:02

Novelist Christopher Buckley leaves modern politics behind to time-travel to 1517.

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