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Check out this week's Top 6 (free and nearly free) romance deals

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 23:06

BookBub highlights six free and nearly free romance e-books on sale for a limited time.

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Real life 'OINTB' character nabs book deal

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 17:09

The inspiration for Laura Prepon's character will be writing her own story.

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‘Timeless,’ by Lucinda Franks

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:03
Lucinda Franks’s memoir of her marriage is a tribute to her husband.

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‘In the Kingdom of Ice,’ by Hampton Sides

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:02
In 1879, backed by a wealthy American newspaper magnate, 33 men embarked on an ill-fated expedition to the North Pole.

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Jules Feiffer’s ‘Kill My Mother’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:02
Jules Feiffer’s graphic novel is a tribute to film noir and detective fiction.
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‘Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer,’ by Charles Marsh

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 13:18
A biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian who was executed by the Nazis in 1945.

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‘Hack Attack,’ About a Rupert Murdoch Paper’s Trials, by Nick Davies

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:18
David Carr reviews “Hack Attack,” in which Nick Davies traces his campaign to uncover the full extent of the British phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World.

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Stephan Eirik Clark and 'Sweetness #9'

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:36

Debut novel is about a chemist who loses his job when he tries to expose the truth.

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Young adult titles hog top of best-seller list

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:31

Movie adaptations, including 'The Giver' and 'If I Stay,' help book sales.

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TV series boosts Diana Gabaldon's 'Outlander'

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:27

For author, TV adaptation is 'dream come true.'

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Terry Pratchett: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 09:18
The author of the Discworld series — most recently, “Raising Steam” — read “The Wind in the Willows” and “just exploded”: “I thought to myself, This is a lie, but what a fabulous lie!”

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Book three is magic for Lev Grossman

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 05:05

Fantasy for grownups inspired by Harry Potter.

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Exploring the appeal of Scottish heroes like 'Outlander's' Jamie Fraser

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 23:05

HEA contributor Madeline Hunter chats Scottish heroes with fellow authors Margaret Mallory, Paula Quinn, Jennifer Ashley, Hannah Howell and Kate Robbins.

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George R.R. Martin on gay characters, sci-fi

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:33

"It is not a democracy," he said of his writing.

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On the Record: ‘The Nixon Tapes 1971-1972’ and ‘The Nixon Defense’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:07
Two books based on President Nixon’s taped conversations show him reveling in foreign policy success and lying about Watergate.

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Bookends: Which Book Is Begging to Be Made Into a Movie?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 09:47
James Parker and Dana Stevens discuss books that should get the big-screen treatment.

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Authors and readers share their favorite Susan Elizabeth Phillips romance

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 23:17

Part 2 of authors and readers sharing their favorite Susan Elizabeth Phillips romances.

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Amazon/Hachette fight intensifies with Orwell

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 13:46

It does not appear the dispute is ending any time soon.

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Even Grumpy Cat can't help but smile about new book, film

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:05

The famous feline is releasing 'The Grumpy Guide to Life' and starring in a Lifetime Christmas movie.

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Exclusive excerpt: 'Elvis Has Left the Building'

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:24

Preview a new book that examines the popularity of punk after Elvis died in 1977.

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