Book Reviews

Children's Books: ‘The Honest Truth’ and ‘Wish Girl’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 15:05
Gravely ill and facing debilitating treatments, two resolute protagonists take matters into their own hands.






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Children's Books: Emily Jenkins’s ‘A Fine Dessert,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 15:05
John Lithgow reviews three picture books that celebrate the places we inhabit and the traditions they contain.






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Erik Larson revisits the Lusitania tragedy

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 13:57

The best-selling author's new book is called 'Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania.'

        
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Children’s Books: ‘Tricky Vic’ and ‘Earmuffs for Everyone!’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 13:42
Two picture book biographies recount the lives of extraordinary men — one a scoundrel, one an unlikely paragon.






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Mindy Kaling's next project: BookCon

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:27

The 'Mindy Project' star has a new book due this fall.

        
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Marie Force on making of Quantum Trilogy

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:14

Marie Force unveils Quantum covers and shares the making-of story of the erotic romance trilogy.

        
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'Girl on the Train' sells 1 million copies

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:06

Paula Hawkins' runaway hit is No. 1 on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list.

        
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Striking a pose (in 45 seconds) with Nigel Barker

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 15:07

Fashion photographer Nigel Barker has shot everybody who’s anybody in the style world, but can he turn USA TODAY’s Arienne Thompson into a fashion model in less than a minute?! She took a chance at his 'Models of Influence' book signing at DCanter.

        
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Stuart Scott shows his 'Fight' to the end

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 13:19

Posthumous memoirs from the popular ESPN SportsCenter anchor.

        
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Bookends: Should an Author’s Intentions Matter?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 08:30
Zoë Heller and Adam Kirsch debate whether an author’s intended meanings matter more than a reader’s interpretations.






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Kim Gordon’s ‘Girl in a Band’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 04:30
Questlove reviews Ms. Gordon’s new memoir, which doesn’t shy away from unpleasantness in discussing life before, during and after Sonic Youth.






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‘The Musical Brain,’ Stories by César Aira

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 04:30
The characters in César Aira’s stories inhabit a shifting landscape of events.






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Cover reveals: Shannon Stacey's Boston Fire series

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 22:18

Shannon Stacey unveils the covers of her Boston Fire series and shares an excerpt from book one.

        
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Must-read inspy romance: 'Jaded,' 'Mist of Midnight'

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 22:00

HEA contributor Serena Chase recs reads by Varina Denman, Sandra Byrd and Rachel Hauck.

        
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ArtsBeat: New Umberto Eco Novel, ‘Numero Zero,’ Coming This Fall

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 13:55
Coming out on Nov. 3, the satirical novel, a best seller in Italy, tells the story of a struggling ghostwriter.






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Larson's hits, from Nazis to serial killers

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:01

Four of the author's non-fiction books have landed on USA TODAY's list.

        
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Glow' by Beth Kery

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 23:52

HEA unveils the cover of Beth Kery's Glow, which comes out in December.

        
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'The Bollywood Bride': The story behind the cover

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 23:48

Sonali Dev shares her reactions to the cover of The Bollywood Bride and explains the meanings of some of the details.

        
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Exclusive excerpt: 'All But Lost' by Jillian Neal

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 23:43

Today we're sharing an excerpt from Jillian Neal's paranormal New Adult romance All But Lost.

        
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Excerpt: 'Need Me' by Shelley K. Wall

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 23:43

Shelley K. Wall shares an excerpt from her new contemporary romance, Need Me, out today.

        
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