Book Reviews

Open Book: British Invasion

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 08:30
Adaptations of Hilary Mantel’s two Man Booker Prize-winning novels about Thomas Cromwell and the court of Henry VIII come to stage and screen in the United States.
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‘The Alex Crow,’ by Andrew Smith

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 08:00
A strange summer camp is the scene for an exposé of male-dominated society in this young adult novel.
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Children's Books: ‘The Island of Dr. Libris’ and ‘Finding Serendipity’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 08:00
In two cheerful books for middle-grade readers, kids meet up with the inhabitants of their favorite novels.
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Alice Hoffman’s ‘Nightbird’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 08:00
In Alice Hoffman’s novel, a friendship forms when two girls investigate a witch’s curse.
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Minneapolis ranked most literate city

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 07:31

An annual survey bumps Washington, D.C., to the No. 2 spot.

        
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‘The Poser,’ by Jacob Rubin

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 07:12
A man’s gift for impersonation leads to a highly public life in this debut novel.
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David Treuer’s ‘Prudence’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 07:00
An accidental killing sets off a tide of regret in David Treuer’s novel.
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‘Bad Faith,’ by Paul A. Offit

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 06:42
What should happen when parents, acting on religious beliefs, reject medical care for their offspring?
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Manly Musings: Shakir Rashaan on the romances on 'Empire'

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 01:49

New HEA contributor Shakir Rashaan shares the male perspective on romance stories.

        
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Must-see book trailers: 'Bee Stings' and 'Shh!'

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 23:18

HEA contributor Robin Covington recs trailers for books by RosaLinda Diaz and Stacey Nash.

        
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Love and Lust rec: 'With Every Touch' by Karenna Colcroft

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 23:07

HEA contributor Becky Condit recs With Every Touch by Karenna Colcroft.

        
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Excerpt: 'Remember Me' by Maggie Mae Gallagher

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 23:07

Maggie Mae Gallagher joins us to share an excerpt from her new release, Remember Me.

        
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Queen Victoria still publishing century after death

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 16:16

Dead more than a century, Queen Victoria is going to be an author again.

        
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Letters: How Does That Make You Feel?

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:37
Readers respond to a recent review of “Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry” and more.
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Paul Beatty’s ‘The Sellout’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 04:30
In Paul Beatty’s comic novel, a young man’s life unspools on the outskirts of Los Angeles.






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Jon Ronson: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 04:30
The author, most recently, of “So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed” used to find stories about children in peril unbearable.






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Sci-Fi Encounters: Interview with 'Dragonslayer' author Eleri Stone

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 23:18

HEA contributor Veronica Scott chats with Eleri Stone about Dragonslayer and her Twilight of the Gods series.

        
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Sarah Castille on the uber alpha romance male

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 23:09

Sarah Castille, author of Full Contact, book three in her Redemption Series, explores the überness of über alpha male romance heroes and shares some examples from favorite romances.

        
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Bookends: When It Comes to Reading, Is Pleasure Suspect?

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 19:02
Anna Holmes and Benjamin Moser debate whether pleasure in reading is trivial or vital.






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‘The Hunting Gun’ and ‘Life of a Counterfeiter,’ by Yasushi Inoue

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 18:32
Three tales and a novella by the postwar figure Yasushi Inoue.






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