Book Reviews

By the Book: Erik Larson: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 08:30
The author, most recently, of “Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania,” keeps a book full of photographs of miniature dioramas of bloody crime scenes on his shelves. “A gift from a friend.”






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Read an excerpt from Meyer's 'Winter'

USAToday Books - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 08:24

The sci-fi 'Lunar Chronicles' come to end in November.

        
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Interview: Cori McCarthy, 'Breaking Sky'

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 23:45

Cori McCarthy joins HEA to talk about her new release, Breaking Sky, which has been hailed as "quite possibly the next Big Thing."

        
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Author faves: 'Forensic Files,' London

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 23:41

Morticia Knight, Lily Harlem and Bailey Bradford share their faves in reality TV, vacation destinations and fellow romance authors.

        
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Romance author makes law work for her

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 23:36

Veronica Forand, author of Untrue Colors, shares how researching the law and its loopholes helps spark ideas for her romance fiction.

        
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Make tracks for irresistible 'Mosquitoland'

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 15:41

Irresistible 'Mosquitoland' will appeal to kids and older readers.

       
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Children's Books: ‘Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go,’ by Laura Rose Wagner

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 15:07
In the wake of Haiti’s 2010 earthquake, a teenage girl is left to fend for herself in this young adult novel.






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Children's Books: ‘Echo,’ by Pam Muñoz Ryan

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 15:06
In this middle-grade novel, a harmonica touches the lives of three embattled children across years and continents.






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Children's Books: ‘The Honest Truth’ and ‘Wish Girl’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 15:05
Gravely ill and facing debilitating treatments, two resolute protagonists take matters into their own hands.






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Children's Books: Emily Jenkins’s ‘A Fine Dessert,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 15:05
John Lithgow reviews three picture books that celebrate the places we inhabit and the traditions they contain.






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Erik Larson revisits the Lusitania tragedy

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 13:57

The best-selling author's new book is called 'Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania.'

       
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Children’s Books: ‘Tricky Vic’ and ‘Earmuffs for Everyone!’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 13:42
Two picture book biographies recount the lives of extraordinary men — one a scoundrel, one an unlikely paragon.






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Mindy Kaling's next project: BookCon

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:27

The 'Mindy Project' star has a new book due this fall.

       
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Marie Force on making of Quantum Trilogy

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:14

Marie Force unveils Quantum covers and shares the making-of story of the erotic romance trilogy.

        
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'Girl on the Train' sells 1 million copies

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:06

Paula Hawkins' runaway hit is No. 1 on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list.

       
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Striking a pose (in 45 seconds) with Nigel Barker

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 15:07

Fashion photographer Nigel Barker has shot everybody who’s anybody in the style world, but can he turn USA TODAY’s Arienne Thompson into a fashion model in less than a minute?! She took a chance at his 'Models of Influence' book signing at DCanter.

        
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Stuart Scott shows his 'Fight' to the end

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 13:19

Posthumous memoirs from the popular ESPN SportsCenter anchor.

       
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Bookends: Should an Author’s Intentions Matter?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 08:30
Zoë Heller and Adam Kirsch debate whether an author’s intended meanings matter more than a reader’s interpretations.






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Kim Gordon’s ‘Girl in a Band’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 04:30
Questlove reviews Ms. Gordon’s new memoir, which doesn’t shy away from unpleasantness in discussing life before, during and after Sonic Youth.






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