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Rick Riordan's 'Olympus' lands at No. 1

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 09:06

The 'Percy Jackson' author is No. 1 on USA TODAY's list again.

       
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National Book Award finalists announced

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:56

Five books made the cut in each category.

       
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Critics on the National Book Award finalists

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:43

Do critics agree with the National Book Foundation this year?

       
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To 'Princess Bride' fans, Elwes says, 'As You Wish'

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 15:35

Cary Elwes, aka Westley, shares his 'Princess Bride' stories in a new book.

        
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Australian Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker Prize

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 15:19

The prestigious prize went to

       
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You have to see Amy Poehler's author photo

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 09:46

She never lets us down.

        
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A girl searches for mom in Picoult's 'Time'

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 16:14

In 'Leaving Time,' an elephant researcher disappears.

        
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Lena Dunham adapting medieval YA novel

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:19

She's working on bringing 'Catherine, Called Birdy' to the big screen.

        
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The inside story of the Chilean mine disaster

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 12:03

Author of 'Deep Down Dark' spoke with all 33 survivors.

        
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'Ruth's Journey' reimagines 'Gone With the Wind's Mammy

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 06:03

This is the third sequel authorized by the Margaret Mitchell estate.

       
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After 'GWTW,' sequels arrived, with approval

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 06:03

'Scarlett,' 'Rhett Butler's People' and 'Ruth's Journey' all are authorized sequels.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 04:02

New memoirs by Neil Patrick Harris and Norman Lear are on sale Oct. 14.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 20:54

Spend your weekend reading 'Some Luck' by Jane Smiley.

        
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French novelist Patrick Modiano wins Nobel

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 13:31

Cited for the "art of memory."

        
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Smiley's farm trilogy promises bountiful harvest

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:40

'Some Luck' begins the saga of the Langdon clan of Iowa farmers.

        
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In 'Station Eleven,' end of the world feels fine

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:22

The novel by Emily St. John Mandel finds joy in a post-apocalyptic world.

        
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Lena Dunham hits No. 5 on USA TODAY's books list

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 04:00

Gillian Flynn is also riding high on USA TODAY's list.

        
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Must-read suspenses: 'Midnight Betrayal,' 'Trapped,' 'Fatal Hearts'

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 22:08

HEA contributor Kathy Altman recs reads by Melinda Leigh, Beverly Long and Norah Wilson.

        
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Billy Idol: As 'candid as possible' in memoir

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 13:03

The '80s rocker has written a memoir and has a new album.

        
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