Book Reviews

'The Scatter Here Is Too Great,' by Bilal Tanweer

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:41
An attack in Karachi reveals a web of lives connected by violence in this novel-in-stories.
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Hot and Bothered' by Serena Bell

USAToday Books - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 23:12

Serena Bell unveils the cover of her January Blaze, Hot and Bothered, and shares an excerpt.

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'Against Football' and 'Why Football Matters'

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:59
Has our passion for football made us blind to the sport’s dark side?
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'A Deadly Wandering,' by Matt Richtel

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:46
A journalist examines a deadly accident and the risks of texting and driving.
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'The Shifts and the Shocks,' by Martin Wolf

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:44
In “The Shifts and the Shocks,” Martin Wolf proposes drastic measures to try to prevent another financial crisis.
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'Seven Bad Ideas,' by Jeff Madrick

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:43
In “Seven Bad Ideas,” Jeff Madrick argues that the failure of economists to address the 2008 financial crisis is rooted in decades of intellectual misconduct.
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The reviews are in for Lena Dunham's book

USAToday Books - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 15:16

The response to 'Not that Kind of Girl' has been mostly positive.

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'Maze Runner' sprints up best-seller list

USAToday Books - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 14:08

Ken Follett's 'Edge of Eternity' and Rick Yancey's 'Infinite Sea' also debut on the list.

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Steven Pinker: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 09:00
The author of “The Language Instinct,” “The Blank Slate” and, most recently, “The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century” has never gotten in trouble for reading a book. “Just for writing them.”

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Interview with Patricia Briggs, author of 'Shifting Shadows'

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 23:53

HEA contributor Veronica Scott chats with Patricia Briggs about Shifting Shadows and what's next for her.

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Mystery roundup: A new Poirot tale and more

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:42

From London to Scandinavia to a cruise ship, murder (fictional) is at hand.

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ArtsBeat: Ichabod Crane Rides Again in New Edition

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 14:27
Penguin Classics has published a new edition of the Washington Irving short-story collection that includes “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”

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Romance Unlaced: Beyond Britain's shores

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:28

HEA contributor Madeline Hunter checks in with Mary Jo Putney, Joanna Bourne, Sherry Thomas and Jade Lee on unusual historical settings.

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Mantel's 'Thatcher' story causes backlash

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 09:54

U.K. conservatives are not pleased with Hilary Mantel's fictional account of Thatcher's death.

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9 Marquez books coming as English e-books

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:12

'Love in the Time of Cholera' and eight others will be available digitally for the first time.

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Bookends: Should Writers Avoid Sentimentality?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 09:00
Roland Barthes said, “It is no longer the sexual which is indecent, it is the sentimental.” Zoë Heller and Leslie Jamison debate whether sentimentality is still a cardinal sin for writers.

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7 reasons we love the Sheldon Coopers of the world (Bazinga!)

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 23:12

Rhoda Baxter explores our love of geek heroes like TBBT's Sheldon Cooper.

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Exclusive cover reveal: Holding Strong by Lori Foster

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 23:04

Lori Foster joins HEA to unveil the cover of Holding Strong, the next book in her Ultimate series.

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Children's Books: ‘Harlem Hellfighters,’ by J. Patrick Lewis and Gary Kelley

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 14:37
A picture book about an African-American regiment in World War I that confronted racists as well as the German Army.

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King, Abrams collaborate on '11/22/63' for Hulu

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 13:55

Streaming site orders 9-hour event series based on best-selling thriller.

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