Book Reviews

Read an excerpt from new Rick Riordan

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 05:01

'The Sword of Summer' is the first book in the Magnus Chase series for kids.

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‘The Festival of Insignificance,’ by Milan Kundera

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:30
Five friends in Paris stave off the seriousness of life in Milan Kundera’s latest novel.

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ArtsBeat: Reading About Racial Boundaries

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 14:10
Passing is a longstanding theme in American fiction and the subject of several riveting nonfiction books.

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ArtsBeat: Philip Larkin to Get a Memorial Stone in Poets’ Corner at Westminster Abbey

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 13:24
The British poet Philip Larkin, who died in 1985, will be honored at Westminster Abbey next year.

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Fallon's kids' book 'Dada' is a hit

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 09:09

Jimmy Fallon has a USA TODAY best seller with 'Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada.'

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Must-read fanfic from 'Bones,' 'Castle,' 'Sherlock'

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 23:16

HEA contributor Denny S. Bryce recs fan fiction from Bones, Castle and Sherlock.

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Exclusive cover reveals: 'Dirty Lies' and 'Dirty Tricks' by Emma Hart

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 23:04

HEA gets to double the cover reveal fun today by unveiling the covers of the next two books in Emma Hart's Burke Brothers series, Dirty Lies and Dirty Tricks.

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ArtsBeat: MGM Buys Rights to ‘Primates of Park Avenue’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:28
The book about Upper East Side wives was the subject of interest from several studios.

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Emma Donoghue writing young-adult book

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:26

It will be called 'The Lotterys Plus One.'

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Anticipation builds for James's 'Grey'

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 10:27

Now we get Christian's side of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' from E.L. James.

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Bookends: Is Self-Loathing a Requirement for Writers?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 07:00
Thomas Mallon and Anna Holmes discuss the role of self-hatred in creativity.

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Jonathan Galassi’s ‘Muse’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 04:30
Jonathan Galassi’s novel of the world of literary publishing revolves around a rock-star poet.

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Vivian Gornick’s ‘The Odd Woman and the City’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 00:33
Vivian Gornick’s memoir looks at the writer’s quotidian life and quirky encounters in New York.

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Must-read inspys: 'London Tides,' 'Married 'til Monday,' 'Shadows of Ladenbrooke Manor'

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 23:18

HEA contributor Serena Chase recs reads by Carla Laureano, Denise Hunter and Melanie Dobson.

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Excerpt: 'Safe at Last' by Maya Banks

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 23:07

HEA shares a sneak peek at Safe at Last by Maya Banks. Book three in the Slow Burn series arrives June 23.

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Interview: Lauren Dane, author of 'Opening Up'

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 23:07

HEA contributor Jessie Potts chats with Lauren Dane about her new Opening Up.

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‘Why Grow Up?’ by Susan Neiman

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 15:34
In her new book, the philosopher Susan Neiman takes on the predicament of maturity in an “infantile age” that dates back to the 18th century.

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‘How to Raise an Adult,’ by Julie Lythcott-Haims

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 15:29
Julie Lythcott-Haims cautions against helicopter parenting that keeps kids from growing up.

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Aziz Ansari woos with 'Modern Romance'

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 11:21

Just don't ask him for dating advice.

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Must-read romances: 'The Brightest Day,' 'Unmasked Heart,' 'Ten Brides for Ten Hot Guys'

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:19

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs read by Vanessa Riley and collections that include Kianna Alexander and Donna Fasano.

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