Book Reviews

Peek at the poster for Children's Book Week

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 06:03

Elephant, Owl and Turtle share a love of reading.

        
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‘Playing to the Edge,’ by Michael V. Hayden

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 05:00
Michael V. Hayden describes how he took over a dysfunctional C.I.A.









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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/24/2016 - 11:30

Chrissy Teigen shares her favorite recipes in her cookbook, 'Cravings.'

        
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It's Jeffrey Archer's time as 'Hour' hits No. 1

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/24/2016 - 11:13

The sixth book in the Clifton Chronicles lands in the top spot on USA TODAY's books list.

        
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Children’s Books: ‘Echo Echo,’ by Marilyn Singer

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 02/24/2016 - 08:00
A new picture book presents ingenious poems about Greek mythology that can be read in both directions.









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Chat live with Debbie Macomber!

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 17:23

Watch for our chat with the best-selling author on March 1.

        
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Self-pitying Joyce Maynard heroine falls 'Under the Influence'

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 15:34

A vulnerable woman becomes enamored of a glamorous couple in Joyce Maynard's new novel.

        
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‘Sunny’s Nights,’ by Tim Sultan

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 12:41
A writer becomes a regular at a Brooklyn neighborhood bar.









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‘Until There Is Justice,’ by Jennifer Scanlon

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 12:35
Anna Arnold Hedgeman’s lifelong fight for civil rights.









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Otherworldly: The Latest in Science Fiction and Fantasy

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 12:24
A family on the margins threatened by a comet, a prolific mother shot by Castro’s troops, civil war in a land of almonds and myrrh, and a city populated by insects.









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‘A Doubter’s Almanac,’ by Ethan Canin

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 02/22/2016 - 12:21
A mathematics genius inflicts emotional and physical pain on his wife and children.









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‘The Life of Elves,’ by Muriel Barbery

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 02/22/2016 - 12:15
Two girls with special gifts can bring about the return of elfin power.









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‘The Good Death,’ ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Sat, 02/20/2016 - 21:20
Five books explore the way we are shaped by our knowledge of mortality.









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Harper Lee buried in Alabama hometown

USAToday Books - Sat, 02/20/2016 - 18:08

Only close family and friends were present at the memorial for the 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author.

        
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Math is a problem in Ethan Canin's 'Almanac'

USAToday Books - Sat, 02/20/2016 - 14:02

'A Doubter's Almanac' is the story of a gifted mathematician and his son.

        
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Harper Lee: Opus the Penguin's No. 1 fan

USAToday Books - Sat, 02/20/2016 - 12:35

Here's one more reason to be grateful to the literary icon.

        
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Bruce Springsteen's memoir: 8 must-answer questions

USAToday Books - Sat, 02/20/2016 - 10:22

Springsteen’s upcoming autobiography, "Born to Run," is due Sept. 27 from Simon & Schuster.

        
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'The Name of the Rose' author Umberto Eco dies at 84

USAToday Books - Sat, 02/20/2016 - 10:10

Italian author of the best-seller 'The Name of the Rose' succumbed to cancer Friday.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 02/20/2016 - 06:07

Spend your weekend reading 'Leonard' by William Shatner.

        
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Appreciation: Why Harper Lee's 'Mockingbird' will endure

USAToday Books - Fri, 02/19/2016 - 18:00

An American literary classic of the South will live on, despite recent controversy.

        
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