Book Reviews

Must-read romances: 'Stolen,' 'No Bravery,' 'Cut and Run'

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 23:07

HEA contributor Jessie Potts recs reads by Melissa de la Cruz & Michael Johnston, T.A. Chase and Lara Adrian & Tina Folsom.

        
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Brooke Shields on future fame for her kids

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 17:22

The actress has two daughters, Rowan, 11, and Grier, 8, with husband Chris Henchy.

        
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Brooke Shields tells the 'real story' of her manager mom

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 16:14

The actress looks back at their "intense" relationship in her new memoir.

        
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New Franzen novel coming in 2015

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 15:45

'Purity' will be out next September.

        
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ArtsBeat: New Jonathan Franzen Novel, ‘Purity,’ Coming in September

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 13:55
Mr. Franzen’s publisher described “Purity” as a multigenerational American epic, centered on a young woman named Purity Tyler.






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Brooke Shields on the frisky ‘Mr. Pickles’

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 13:39

The actress voices the clueless Mrs. Goodman on the Adult Swim animated series about a murderous dog.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Napoleon: A Life’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 13:12
Andrew Roberts talks about his new biography of Napoleon, and Yochi Dreazen discusses “The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War.”






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Brooke Shields talks about her new memoir

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:12

USA TODAY's Jocelyn McClurg sits with actress and author Brooke Shields to chat about her new memoir. "There Was a Little Girl."

        
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'Hope' bio makes case that Bob made more than memories

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:37

Biography gives the "entertainer of the century" credit for creating modern stand-up.

        
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ArtsBeat: Gillian Flynn’s Comic-Book Story

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 09:08
“Masks,” by Gillian Flynn, will be published by Dark Horse Comics in February.






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Must-read romances: 'Heart Hunter,' 'His Golden Heart,' 'Up to Date'

USAToday Books - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 00:31

Michelle Monkou recs reads by Marcia King-Gamble, Susan Hatler and Sophia Knightly.

        
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ArtsBeat: Dreamy Collections of Little Nemo and Moomin

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 11:34
“The Complete Little Nemo” and “Moomin: The Deluxe Anniversary Edition” are vast and enchanting collections of vintage comic strips.






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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 05:04

Inspirational advice from the late Louis Zamperini of 'Unbroken' fame.

        
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Frank Bascombe returns in Richard Ford's latest

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 13:00

'Let Me Be Frank With You' offers four novellas about a famed character.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 05:00

Spend your weekend reading 'Revival' by Stephen King.

        
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ArtsBeat: New York Public Library Names New Chairman

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:12
Evan R. Chesler, the chairman of the law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore, will take over as the library chairman from Neil L. Rudenstine.






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Crime: Patricia Cornwell’s ‘Flesh and Blood,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:09
In Cornwell’s new thriller, Kay Scarpetta’s expertise is needed with a murder victim, a man once accused of being a terrorist.
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‘The Deluge,’ by Adam Tooze

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:08
Between the Great War and the Depression, the world was remade by American economic and military power.
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‘Man Alive,’ by Thomas Page McBee

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:06
A transgender writer’s memoir of forgiveness and discovery.
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‘Tennessee Williams,’ by John Lahr

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:05
Tennessee Williams spun unhappiness into dramatic gold, John Lahr’s study shows.
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