Book Reviews

'Hold Hands' joins Emily Dickinson and a nuclear meltdown

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:36

Chris Bohjalian's 17th novel follows the story of a rebellious, smart teenager also named Emily.

        
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Bookends: Is There Anything You Did as a Writer Starting Out That You Now Regret?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:00
Anna Holmes and Leslie Jamison discuss mistakes they made when starting out.






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Must-read YAs: 'Four,' 'Kiss of Deception,' 'On the Fence,' 'Reckoning'

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:04

HEA contributor Jessie Potts recs YA reads by Veronica Roth, Mary E. Pearson, Kasie West and Kerry Wilkinson.

        
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Memoir from late Rick James has certain 'Glow'

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 19:52

From Buffalo to Chappelle, this posthumous memoir is honest.

        
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Teen novels tear up USA TODAY's best-seller list

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 15:43

Authors John Green and Veronica Roth top list for first half of 2014.

        
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Scarlett Johansson wins suit against writer

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 13:49

The actress won a defamation suit against French novelist.

        
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Love in Suspense: 'The Promise' by Kristen Ashley

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 23:40

HEA contributor Vilma Gonzalez reviews 'The Promise' and interviews author Kristen Ashley.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:01

The week brings a memoir by Lee Grant and 'Divergent' stories from Veronica Roth.

        
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'The Vacationers': A fine traveling companion

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 13:17

Upper West Siders take a complicated family vacation to Spain in Emma Straub's novel.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 04:51

USA TODAY's picks include the new novel by Jojo Moyes and a journalism satire by Michael Hastings, who died at 33.

        
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Check out some hot indie romances out this summer

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:08

Looking for a hot indie-published romance to read this summer? Look no further for recommendations.

        
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Authors Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan on co-writing

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 15:00

They talk about their new joint effort, 'Empire Girls.'

        
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Let the fireworks begin: Check out new romance releases

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 14:00

Check out some of this week's awesome new romance releases.

        
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'Top Model' alumna Kim Stolz on why she hates selfies

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:01

She talks about her memoir, 'Unfriending My Ex and Other Things I'll Never Do."

        
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Must-read romances: 'Suddenly Last Summer,' 'Lady Wild,' 'All I Have,' 'Last First Date'

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 23:08

HEA contributor Mandi Schreiner recs reads by Sarah Morgan, Maire Claremont, Nicole Helm and Maggie Wells.

        
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5 killer couples in fiction

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 14:04

These literary couples love to kill or kill to love -- or some messy combination of the two.

        
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 13:13
Jordan Ellenberg, whose “How Not to Be Wrong” is No. 15 on the hardcover nonfiction list, recently said about math: “We know nothing. Right now we are standing in a tiny circle of light around our feet.”






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Cristina Henríquez’s ‘Book of Unknown Americans’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:37
A group of Latino immigrants faces the challenges of assimilation in Cristina Henríquez’s novel.






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A. J. Baime’s ‘Arsenal of Democracy’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:37
Gearing up for World War II at Ford.






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