Book Reviews

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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Must-read romances: 'The Preacher's Promise' and 'Courting Cinderella'

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:49

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Piper Huguley and Mackenzie, chats with Jae Henderson.

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Must-read suspense: 'Alive at 5,' 'Kiss and Kill,' 'Caught in the Crosshairs'

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:03

HEA contributor Kathy Altman recs reads by Linda Bond, Lala Corriere and Elisabeth Rees.

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Sci-fi and fantasy authors pick the worlds they want to visit

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:03

HEA contributor Veronica Scott checks in with fellow sci-fi/fantasy authors for part 2 of what worlds they'd want to visit.

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'Painted Horses' offers a wild ride into the past

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 13:03

It's the debut novel by Malcolm Brooks, a carpenter from Montana.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 05:03

Debbie Macomber's latest Rose Harbor Inn romance goes on sale Aug. 12.

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'Outlander' Episode 1: Mandi and Michelle share their takes

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 20:25

HEA contributors Mandi Schreiner and Michelle Monkou share their takes on Episode 1 of 'Outlander.'

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You'll want to crack this harrowing 'Ice' tale

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 15:01

A naval journey to the North Pole in 1879 goes horribly wrong.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 05:04

Spend your days off reading 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.'

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John Green recovering from viral meningitis

USAToday Books - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 15:15

The 'Fault in Our Stars' author said on Twitter that he's doing better.

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