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7 traits young adult heroines should have

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 09:06

Author Mary E. Pearson on the characteristics heroines can't do without.

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Amazon unveils Kindle Unlimited subscription

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 07:59

Service provides access to thousands of books for monthly fee.

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8 books that inspired indie music

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 17:00

These musicians have really done their reading.

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Letters: The Confederate Dead

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:26
Readers respond to recent reviews of Michael Korda’s “Clouds of Glory,” Hillary Rodham Clinton’s “Hard Choices” and more.

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On Poetry: James Franco, Poet

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 14:34
For all his inclination to wander among callings, James Franco’s interest in poetry is genuine.

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‘Price of Fame,’ by Sylvia Jukes Morris

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 14:07
A second volume of the life of Clare Boothe Luce: playwright, screenwriter, editor, ­congresswoman, ambassador and presidential adviser.

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In Chris Colfer's 'Stories,' many are about him

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:40

The 'Glee' star talks about his new book, and the stories that he inadvertently inspires.

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Bill Hader: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 09:00
The actor and comedian, a star of the forthcoming “The Skeleton Twins,” likes reading Dostoyevsky: “I didn’t really go to college, which is probably why I enjoy reading the classics.”

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Book Buzz: Veronica Roth's 'Four' adds up

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:03

Her new short-story collection, a companion to the 'Divergent' trilogy, is all over the best-seller list.

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'Mockingbird' e-book flies up best-seller list

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:03

Author Harper Lee agreed this year to allow the release of the digital version of her classic.

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Hot week for 'The Promise' (both of them)

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:03

Books can be copyrighted but not titles.

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'Orphan Train': The year's sleeper best seller

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 17:11

Author says the novel appeals to readers "looking for a book they can talk about."

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Books Update

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:41
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Book Buzz: Billy Eichner nabs book deal

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:01

The star of 'Billy on the Street' will pen his first book.

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Amazon e-book subscription service maybe coming

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:13

A test page for 'Kindle Unlimited' showed up on the website.

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Book Buzz: Lena Dunham announces book tour

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 13:17

She's hitting the road to promote her new book, 'Not That Kind of Girl.'

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Harper Lee denies cooperation with new bio

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:54

But publisher and author stand behind 'The Mockingbird Next Door.'

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Bookends: What Are the Last Literary Taboos?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 09:00
Francine Prose and James Parker discuss what is still forbidden in literature.

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ArtsBeat: In Brooklyn, a Trove of Hebrew Books From Centuries Past

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 20:22
An exhibition at the Chabad headquarters in Crown Heights features Hebrew book published between 1475 and 1574.

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'Mockingbird Next Door' moves in on Harper Lee

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 16:19

Reporter's new memoir offers an up-close and personal look at a reclusive American author.

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