Book Reviews

Must-see book trailers: 'Miami Hush Club,' 'The Midnight Rake'

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 23:18

HEA contributor Robin Covington rec trailers for books by Michelle Warren and Anabelle Bryant.

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Letters: ‘The Sacrifice’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 16:43
Readers respond to recent reviews of Joyce Carol Oates’s “The Sacrifice,” Ben Metcalf’s “Against the Country” and more.
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‘Founders’ Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln,’ by Richard Brookhiser

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 10:15
Richard Brookhiser casts Lincoln as what might today be called an originalist, a leader who acted in accordance with the founders’ intentions.

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‘The Whites,’ by Richard Price Writing as Harry Brandt

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 09:51
Richard Price’s new novel, written under a pseudonym, is about a New York detective and an unsolved case that haunts him.

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Sci-Fi Encounters: Winners of the SFR Galaxy Awards

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 23:16

HEA contributor asks the winners of the SFR Galaxy Awards why they love writing sci-fi romance.

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Meghan March: Tattoos and freedom of expression

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 23:04

Meghan March, author of Beneath This Ink, explores the rising prevalence of tattooed characters in romance fiction.

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Song inspirations: 'Oats in the Water,' 'Bridge Over Troubled Water,' 'Wicked Games'

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 23:04

Claudia Connor, Sawyer Bennett and Lea Griffith share some inspirations for their latest releases.

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ArtsBeat: Lincoln Prize Goes to Harold Holzer

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 18:17
The 2015 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize is being awarded to Harold Holzer for his book “Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion.”

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ArtsBeat: PEN World Voices Festival Returns With Eye on Africa

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 13:01
Participants in the 11th annual festival will include Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Edwidge Danticat and Michael Ondaatje.

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'The Girl on the Train' roars to No. 1

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 11:57

Paula Hawkins' thriller bumps 'American Sniper' from top of best-seller list.

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World still waits for Harper Lee book jacket

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:55

Twitter jumped the gun leaking what was actually a "placeholder."

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Melissa Rivers to write 'The Book of Joan'

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:07

It's a tribute to her mom.

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By the Book: Nora Roberts: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 09:00
The romance novelist and, writing as J. D. Robb, the author, most recently, of “Obsession in Death,” thinks all world leaders should be required to read “Catch-22,” and “then give a book report to prove they understood it.”
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'NCIS' recap by Donna Kauffman: It's a night of Tony goodness!

USAToday Books - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 05:00

HEA contributor and bestselling author Donna Kauffman recaps last night's NCIS.

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Romance Unlaced: Loving the spinster heroine

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 23:16

HEA contributor Madeline Hunter chats with fellow authors Julia London, Sabrina Jeffries and Jo Beverley about their spinster heroines.

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Excerpt: 'The First Wife' by Erica Spindler

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 23:05

Erica Spindler, author of The First Wife (out now!), shares a favorite scene from her new release.

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Issa Rae's 'Misadventures' awkward but charming

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 15:35

The YouTube star makes a good first effort, but could use some polishing.

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The story behind Henry VIII's henchman

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 11:29

Famed Tudor Thomas Cromwell is in the spotlight in new biography.

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Oprah makes a new book club pick

USAToday Books - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 10:20

It's deep and profound, says Oprah.

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Bookends: What Is the Best Portrayal of a Marriage in Literature?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 09:00
Charles McGrath and Leslie Jamison discuss the best portrayals of marriage in literature.

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