Book Reviews

‘What Is Visible,’ by Kimberly Elkins

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 15:44
Kimberly Elkins’s “What Is Visible” is a fictional biography of Laura Bridgman, who lost her sight, hearing, and senses of smell and taste as a baby.






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‘Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter’ and ‘A Call to Action’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 15:27
From farmer to president to Nobel laureate, Jimmy Carter has been a voice of progressive evangelicalism.






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Stephen King’s ‘Mr. Mercedes’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 15:27
With one eye on Philip Marlowe, Stephen King takes a crack at the detective novel.






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Jessye Norman: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 12:15
The singer and author of “Stand Up Straight and Sing!” cried when she read Marian Anderson’s autobiography, “My Lord, What a Morning”: “She blessed this earth by walking upon it.”






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Must-see book trailers: 'Home to Stay,' 'Reflection,' 'Wild Mint Tea'

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 07:10
HEA contributor Robin Covington recs the videos for books by Terri Osburn, Kim Cresswell and Valerie Comer.
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Sci-Fi Encounters: Interviews with Linnea Sinclair, Ilona Andrews

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 07:08
HEA contributor Veronica Scott chats with Linnea Sinclair and Ilona Andrews about sci-fi romance and gets their recs for readers.
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Book Buzz: Stephen Colbert pokes finger at Amazon

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 06:09
He also is now selling a Hachette book on his own website.
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What's in Clinton book? Bergdahl, Iraq, Obama and more

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 02:35
CBS News buys Hillary Clinton memoir ahead of release and summarizes its contents.
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So You Think You Can Dance recap by Donna Kauffman

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 01:02
HEA contributor and best-selling romance author Donna Kauffman gets into the nitty-gritty of last night's auditions on So You Think You Can ...
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Book buzz: 'Caged Bird' sales soar after Angelou's death

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 01:01
Writer's memorial service to be live streamed Saturday.
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Book buzz: Thanks to 'FIOS,' John Green's other novels are hot

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 01:01
'Looking for Alaska' and two other teen novels move up the best-seller list.
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‘The Invention of News,’ by Andrew Pettegree

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 14:01
A historian traces the desire for information that led eventually to newspapers.
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Excerpt: 'The Silkworm' by Galbraith (Rowling)

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 07:20

Read the first two chapters of the new novel by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling).

        
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Interview: Madeline Hunter, author of 'The Accidental Duchess'

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 07:04
HEA turns the tables on contributor Madeline Hunter to ask some burning questions about her new historical romance, The Accidental Duchess.
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For romance characters, it's just a job … or is it?

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 07:04
HEA contributor Nancy Herkness checks in with fellow authors about how they choose the occupations of their heroes and heroines.
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Excerpt: 'The Scenic Route' by Devan Sipher

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 07:04
HEA is thrilled to share an excerpt from the new novel by Devan Sipher, The Scenic Route, out this week.
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Exclusive excerpt: 'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 07:01
Read the first two chapters of the new novel by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling).
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Book Buzz: Mario Lopez memoir coming this fall

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 06:40
The book from the 'Saved by the Bell' actor is due out Sept. 30.
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What we know about the Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling) book

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 21:42
Here's what we know from the first two chapters posted on USA TODAY.
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Mystery roundup: From Nazis to eerie plane crashes

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 20:06
New mysteries and thrillers from Sarah Lotz, Philip Kerr and Camilla Lackberg.
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