Book Reviews

Excerpts from Elisabeth Naughton and Jennifer Armentrout of '1001 Dark Nights'

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 23:08

Elisabeth Naughton and Jennifer L. Armentrout join HEA to share excerpts from their novellas, both part of the 1001 Dark Nights collection.

        
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Stephen King rules at No. 1

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 11:07

'Finders Keepers' is the writer's 19th book to hit the top spot.

        
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Children’s Books: A Guide to Reading Rituals

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 09:34
A new picture book is a “how to" manual for little people who have just gotten the hang of reading.







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‘The Fixer,’ by Joseph Finder

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:30
A reporter is drawn into a family mystery when he finds millions in his father’s home.







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‘A Complex Fate: William L. Shirer and the American Century,’ by Ken Cuthbertson

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:30
A new biography traces William L. Shirer’s arc from intrepid foreign correspondent to blacklist victim to mega-best-selling author.







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MaryJanice Davidson: Marching band (hair) highlights

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 23:28

HEA contributor and bestselling romance author MaryJanice Davidson has some ... feelings about marching band.

        
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‘Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga,’ by Pamela Newkirk

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 12:11
In the early 1900s, Americans flocked to see the “African Pygmy.”







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‘The Anchoress,’ by Robyn Cadwallader

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 08:43
A teenager in medieval England becomes a religious hermit.







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Bookends: How Would ‘Ulysses’ Be Received Today?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 07:00
When James Joyce’s novel was first published in 1922, it was banned for obscenity and the U.S. Postal Service burned copies.







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‘Saint Mazie,’ by Jami Attenberg

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:30
Jami Attenberg’s novel, inspired by a 1940 New Yorker profile, centers on a bawdy, bighearted woman in Depression-era New York.







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‘The Love Object,’ by Edna O’Brien

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:30
Edna O’Brien’s tales trace a nation gripped by tradition and change.







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Interview: Barbara Delinsky, author of 'Blueprints'

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 00:19

HEA contributor Veronica Scott chats with Barbara Delinsky about her latest, Blueprints.

        
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ArtsBeat: Jack Livings Wins PEN Prize for Debut Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/08/2015 - 19:19
Mr. Livings won for “The Dog,” a collection of short stories set in China.







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Judd Apatow: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/08/2015 - 11:08
The screenwriter, director and author of “Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy,” owns a lot of books. “I have actually convinced myself that buying books is the same as reading.”







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‘The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/08/2015 - 09:45
A look at three very different lives: Lewis Carroll’s, Alice Liddell’s and that of the literary creation they both had a part in.







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‘The Meursault Investigation,’ by Kamel Daoud

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/08/2015 - 04:30
Daoud’s inventive novel looks at Albert Camus’s “The Stranger” with new eyes.







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‘The Architect’s Apprentice,’ by Elif Shafak

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/08/2015 - 04:30
An elephant trainer becomes an apprentice to the Ottoman Empire’s chief architect.







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‘The Sunken Cathedral,’ by Kate Walbert

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/08/2015 - 04:30
Threats, real and imagined, loom in the lives of restive New Yorkers.







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Interview: M.J. Kane; romance recs of Adrienne Thompson, Lori Wilde

USAToday Books - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 23:24

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Adrienne Thompson and Lori Wilde, and chats with M.J. Kane.

        
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Melody Grace wraps up Beachwood Bay with 'Unforgettable'

USAToday Books - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 23:03

Melody Grace reminisces as Unforgettable, the final (13th) book in her Beachwood Bay series, comes out this week.

        
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