Book Reviews

The scariest books horror authors have read

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:00

Bookish asked nine horror aficionados to choose one book that keeps them up at night.

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ArtsBeat: Comic-Con 2014: Lois Lowry Finally Sees Her Novel On-Screen

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 21:09
Ms. Lowry, whose novel “The Giver” helped spawn the young adult science fiction genre, says seeing the film version opened her eyes to things left unsaid in the book.
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10 books with hipster parents

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 18:33

Author Monica Drake shares 10 books that had hipster parents before they were cool.

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Ben Macintyre’s ‘A Spy Among Friends’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:08
Ben Macintyre’s latest nonfiction thriller, “A Spy Among Friends,” is about Kim Philby, the high-level British spymaster who turned out to be a Russian mole.
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Kai Bird’s ‘The Good Spy’ and Jack Devine’s ‘Good Hunting’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:08
Kai Bird tells the story of Robert Ames, an American operative in the Middle East, while Jack Devine’s memoir recounts his time helping rebel fighters battle Soviet troops in Afghanistan.
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'The Fault in Our Stars's No. 1 streak ends

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 14:50

Teen love story was No. 1on USA TODAY's list for 11 straight weeks.

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Jack White moves into publishing

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 13:41

He's launching 'Third Man Books' with a star-studded anthology.

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First full 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer drops

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:51

It's pretty tame, if you ask us. What do you think?

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Dean Koontz: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:00
The author, most recently, of “The City” is a fan of Marilynne Robinson and Cormac McCarthy: “Both offer voluptuous yet highly controlled language and profound moral purpose.”

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Dueling 'Mockingbirds' duke it out on list

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:05

Author Harper Lee says she did not cooperate with a book that is now on USA TODAY's list.

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Deborah Harkness' 'The Book of Life' hits No. 1

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:03

It's her first time at No. 1 as the All Souls Trilogy reaches its conclusion.

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Rebecca York transforms authors of 'Ten Brides for Ten Heroes' boxed set

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:04

Best-selling author Rebecca York shares how she and nine fellow authors of the Ten Brides for Ten Heroes boxed set added something a little extra to their offering.

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Nikki Duncan says 'I do' to wedding-themed series that

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:04

Nikki Duncan shares her favorite wedding-themed series and an excerpt from her upcoming release.

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Man Booker Prize goes global with longlist

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 15:46

American authors Joshua Ferris and Karen Joy Fowler were among the authors honored.

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Exclusive: Peek at 'An Oral History of Twin Peaks'

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:04

Read a chapter from Brad Dukes' new book, which contains commentary from the cast and crew.

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Romance Unlaced: 5 quick questions with Sherry Thomas

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:07

HEA contributor Madeline Hunter chats with Sherry Thomas and shares some tidbits from history.

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James Dashner's 'Rule of Thoughts' excerpt

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 15:44

The first 21 pages were published on MTV News.

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Exclusive trailer reveal: 'Vampires of Manhattan' by Melissa de la Cruz

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 13:22

HEA gets to reveal the trailers for 'Vampires of Manhattan,' book one of Melissa de la Cruz's The New Blue Bloods Coven series.

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'Lost's Evangeline Lilly on her new kids' book

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 13:13

The former 'Lost' star will be at Comic-Con promoting her new children's book.

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'Little Big Man' author Thomas Berger dies

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 09:32

His historical novel reimagined the American West.

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