Book Reviews

Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 06:00

Possible presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has a new book.

        
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Gail Godwin recalls her years in 'Publishing'

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:02

The novelist looks back at a profession that has seen profound change.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 06:02

Spend your weekend with 'The Girl on the Train.'

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Leaving Before the Rains Come’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 18:31
Alexandra Fuller discusses her new memoir, and Lauren Groff talks about Miranda July’s “The First Bad Man.”






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Are best-selling 'Heaven' books for real?

USAToday Books - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 17:40

Books about near-death experiences have been big best sellers.

        
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José Saramago’s ‘Skylight’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 14:21
An early novel by José Saramago looks in on the humble residents of a Lisbon apartment building.






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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 13:58
Paperback books of particular interest.






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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 13:50
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 13:23
Pierce Brown says his novel “Golden Son,” which is No. 6 on the hardcover fiction list, “echoes a lot of the dissatisfaction that many people feel” with the political system.






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Children’s Books: Jennifer Niven’s ‘All the Bright Places’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:51
In Jennifer Niven’s young adult debut, a suicidal teenager shows a grief-stricken girl how to live again.






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Children’s Books: ‘The Darkest Part of the Forest’ and ‘The Ghosts of Heaven’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:51
Humans and fairies, cave men and astronauts: Two fantasy books for young adults move across boundaries.






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Children’s Books: Jane Bahk’s ‘Juna’s Jar,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:51
With some help, these little ones are bouncing back from letdowns to find the beauty (and fun) in the world around them.






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Tony Judt’s ‘When the Facts Change’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:50
Written in the last 15 years of Tony Judt’s life, these essays confront the history, politics and ethical dilemmas that consumed him.






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Letters: Retelling Joan’s Story

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:49
Readers respond to recent reviews of Kathryn Harrison’s “Joan of Arc” and more.






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‘The First Bad Man,’ by Miranda July

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:39
A perverse houseguest shakes the world of the initially passive protagonist of Miranda July’s first novel.






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J. Robert Lennon’s ‘See You in Paradise’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:38
In these stories, common domestic dysfunction segues into fantasy.






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The Shortlist: Harriet Lane’s ‘Her,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:37
New books by Harriet Lane, Tim Johnston, Tina Seskis and Nina Darnton.






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‘The Secret Wisdom of the Earth,’ by Christopher Scotton

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:37
A Kentucky town is roiled by conflict over aggressive mining in this first novel.






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6 hot romance e-book deals worth a click

USAToday Books - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:35

BookBub's editors highlight some amazing romance e-book deals worth a click right now.

        
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