Book Reviews

Must-see book trailers: 'Deviate' and 'Very Twisted Things'

USAToday Books - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:16

HEA contributor Robin Covington recs trailers for books by Tracy Clark and Ilsa Madden-Mills.

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Love and Lust rec: 'Ace's Wild' by Sarah McCarty

USAToday Books - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:03

HEA contributor Becky Condit recs Ace's Wild by Sarah McCarty.

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Alec Baldwin memoir to be published in fall 2016

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 18:29

Alec Baldwin's new memoir promises to be 'funny, combative, moving and a good read.'

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By the Book: Daniel Handler: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:40
The author, most recently, of the novel “We Are Pirates” (and, as Lemony Snicket, numerous children’s books) likes to read Miss Manners.

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Must-read YAs: 'Wonder,' 'Rite of Rejection,' 'Losing Romeo'

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 01:10

HEA contributor Serena Chase recs reads by Travis Thrasher, Sarah Negovetich and Cindi Madsen.

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'American Sniper' is No. 1 on USA TODAY's list

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 15:03

'The Girl on the Train' lands at No. 2.

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Jill Leovy’s ‘Ghettoside’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:17
In “Ghettoside,” Jill Leovy describes a homicide case in South Los Angeles to examine the epidemic of unsolved murders of African-American men in America.

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Romance authors' keeper authors: Jane Austen, SEP and L.M. Montgomery

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:16

Alexandra Ivy, Amy Lillard and Lin Stepp share some of the books on their keeper shelves.

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ArtsBeat: Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards Are Announced

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 18:20
Among the writers whose books were nominated: Thomas Piketty, Phil Klay, Chang-rae Lee, Marlon James, and Marilynne Robinson.

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ArtsBeat: James Patterson’s Most Expensive, Exploding Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 15:11
His next book “Private Vegas,” to be published on Jan. 26, will have a special, exploding edition, to be sold for $294,038.

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ArtsBeat: ‘The Heart of Robin Hood’ Delays Plans for Broadway

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 15:10
The play will extend its run in Toronto; advance sales for a Broadway run have been sluggish.
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Kim Kardashian's revealing book jacket

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 14:33

Her new book, 'Selfish,' is a collection of selfies.

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‘Guantánamo Diary,’ by Mohamedou Ould Slahi

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 14:19
“Guantánamo Diary” is a profound account by a current detainee of what it’s like to be collateral damage in the war against terror.

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'Last American Vampire' is all blood, but no bite

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 13:48

Seth Grahame-Smith's sequel to 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' is lifeless, crowded.

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Morrison honored, NBCC announces nominees

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:26

Book critics' nominees include 'Lila' and a biography of Tennessee Williams.

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Bookends: Which Literary Figure Is Overdue for a Biography?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:22
Thomas Mallon and Ayana Mathis on authors whose life stories should be told.
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Interview: A.G. Howard, author of the Splintered series

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 00:16

HEA contributor Serena Chase chats with A.G. Howard, author of the Splintered series, No. 3 of which, Ensnared, came out earlier this month.

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Elley Arden: It's the year of the fictional female athlete

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 00:05

Elley Arden, author of Running Interference, highlights some romances that feature female athletes and asks the authors to comment on their heroines.

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ArtsBeat: Benanti and Radnor to Star in ‘She Loves Me’ on Broadway

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 00:01
The revival will open in the spring of 2016.

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