Book Reviews

Love and Lust recs: 'Christmas, Snow and ... a Merman?' 'Naughty and Nice'

USAToday Books - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 00:18

HEA contributor Becky Condit recs Christmas reads by Beany Sparks and Jet Mykles.

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All about female PI's from the perspective of a fictional one

USAToday Books - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 00:02

S.L. Ellis' Lane Changes is out now. Her lead character clues us in on what it's like to be a female private investigator.

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By the Book: Janet Evanovich: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 10:00
The author, most recently, of “The Job” is a big fan of Scrooge McDuck. “I still aspire to have a money bin like Scrooge and push my spare change around with a bulldozer.”

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Here's a recap of recent HEA recs for your new e-reader/tablet

USAToday Books - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 00:42

A selection of the recs that HEA's contributors have made in recent weeks to help you figure out what to put on your new e-reader/tablet.

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Critic’s Take: Remembering Julio Cortázar

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 15:24
Remembering the Argentine novelist Julio Cortázar a century after he was born.
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Patrick Modiano’s ‘Suspended Sentences’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 15:15
Three translated novellas set in the shadow of the Nazi occupation of Paris, by the 2014 Nobel Prize winner.
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Magical Creatures

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 14:36
New picture books include “Julia’s House for Lost Creatures” and “Night Sky Dragons.”

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Must-read romances: 'Running Hot,' 'The Prince,' 'Ice,' 'Bad Romeo'

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:04

HEA contributor Lea Franczak recs reads by HelenKay Dimon, Sylvain Reynard, Chelsea Camaron & Jessie Lane and Leisa Rayven.

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'FIOS' author John Green had a very good year

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 09:48

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Author of the Year: John Green

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 09:12

'The Fault in Our Stars' has been a hit book and movie.

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Romance Unlaced: Traditions of Christmas Past

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 00:18

HEA contributor Madeline Hunter asks fellow historical authors to share some historic holiday traditions.

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Melinda Curtis: 5 sweet romances in my December TBR pile

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 00:03

HEA contributor Melinda Curtis highlights five sweet romances to add to the fun of the holidays.

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Author inspirations: A persistent vampire, 'Ocean's Eleven,' and 'Pretty Woman'

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 00:03

Rebecca Zanetti, Kelly Bowen and Colleen Shannon share some of the inspirations behind their new releases.

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'Killing Patton,' movie tie-ins are big sellers

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 16:23

'Unbroken,' 'American Sniper' are high on best-seller list with movies set to open.

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ArtsBeat: A Book on Fidel Castro From Jon Lee Anderson

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 14:52
The New Yorker writer Jon Lee Anderson is aiming for “the defining portrait” of Fidel Castro.

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ArtsBeat: Freud Gets Marathon Reading Treatment

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 13:52
Writers, philosophers and veterans will gather to read from “Civilization and Its Discontents,” a work the organizers called “the definitive text on human destructiveness.”

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What's hot for 2015: Books

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:59

USA TODAY's Jocelyn McClurg runs through the year's anticipated page-turners.

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Bookends: What Accounts for Our Current — or Recurrent — Fascination With Memoir-Novels?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:50
Leslie Jamison and Daniel Mendelsohn discuss our interest in narratives that blur the line between the real and the fabricated.

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Why is Draco so bad? J.K. Rowling explains for Xmas

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 10:57

Why is Draco so bad? Why do some still like him? J.K. Rowling explains in Xmas treat.

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David Orr’s 10 Favorite Poetry Books of 2014

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 12:53
Books by Louise Glück, Fanny Howe, Christian Wiman and others.

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