Book Reviews

‘Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer,’ by Charles Marsh

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:18
A biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian who was executed by the Nazis in 1945.






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‘Hack Attack,’ About a Rupert Murdoch Paper’s Trials, by Nick Davies

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:18
David Carr reviews “Hack Attack,” in which Nick Davies traces his campaign to uncover the full extent of the British phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World.






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Stephan Eirik Clark and 'Sweetness #9'

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 09:36

Debut novel is about a chemist who loses his job when he tries to expose the truth.

        
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Young adult titles hog top of best-seller list

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 09:31

Movie adaptations, including 'The Giver' and 'If I Stay,' help book sales.

        
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TV series boosts Diana Gabaldon's 'Outlander'

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 09:27

For author, TV adaptation is 'dream come true.'

        
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Terry Pratchett: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 08:18
The author of the Discworld series — most recently, “Raising Steam” — read “The Wind in the Willows” and “just exploded”: “I thought to myself, This is a lie, but what a fabulous lie!”






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Book three is magic for Lev Grossman

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 04:05

Fantasy for grownups inspired by Harry Potter.

        
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Exploring the appeal of Scottish heroes like 'Outlander's' Jamie Fraser

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 22:05

HEA contributor Madeline Hunter chats Scottish heroes with fellow authors Margaret Mallory, Paula Quinn, Jennifer Ashley, Hannah Howell and Kate Robbins.

        
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George R.R. Martin on gay characters, sci-fi

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:33

"It is not a democracy," he said of his writing.

        
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On the Record: ‘The Nixon Tapes 1971-1972’ and ‘The Nixon Defense’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:07
Two books based on President Nixon’s taped conversations show him reveling in foreign policy success and lying about Watergate.






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Bookends: Which Book Is Begging to Be Made Into a Movie?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 08:47
James Parker and Dana Stevens discuss books that should get the big-screen treatment.






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Authors and readers share their favorite Susan Elizabeth Phillips romance

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 22:17

Part 2 of authors and readers sharing their favorite Susan Elizabeth Phillips romances.

        
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Amazon/Hachette fight intensifies with Orwell

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 12:46

It does not appear the dispute is ending any time soon.

        
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Even Grumpy Cat can't help but smile about new book, film

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:05

The famous feline is releasing 'The Grumpy Guide to Life' and starring in a Lifetime Christmas movie.

        
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Exclusive excerpt: 'Elvis Has Left the Building'

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:24

Preview a new book that examines the popularity of punk after Elvis died in 1977.

        
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Must-read romances: 'The Preacher's Promise' and 'Courting Cinderella'

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 22:49

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Piper Huguley and Mackenzie, chats with Jae Henderson.

        
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Must-read suspense: 'Alive at 5,' 'Kiss and Kill,' 'Caught in the Crosshairs'

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 22:03

HEA contributor Kathy Altman recs reads by Linda Bond, Lala Corriere and Elisabeth Rees.

        
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Sci-fi and fantasy authors pick the worlds they want to visit

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 22:03

HEA contributor Veronica Scott checks in with fellow sci-fi/fantasy authors for part 2 of what worlds they'd want to visit.

        
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'Painted Horses' offers a wild ride into the past

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 12:03

It's the debut novel by Malcolm Brooks, a carpenter from Montana.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 04:03

Debbie Macomber's latest Rose Harbor Inn romance goes on sale Aug. 12.

        
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