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Review: ‘Cursed Child’ script-book is almost ‘Harry Potter’ enough

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 16:13

Fans who can’t see J.K. Rowling’s new Potter play will get a lot out of the published script. But not everything.

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J.K. Rowling on new book: 'Harry is done now'

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 09:11

J.K. Rowling surprised fans with a new book to really end the Harry Potter series 9 years after the last book was released

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'Dark Matter' delves into fate, family and alternate realities

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 13:00

Black Crouch's latest is a technobabbly but wholly intriguing read.

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Biggest twists and turns in ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 12:33

Spoilers, but we need to discuss this crazy stuff.

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Good news, beach readers: Fiction may make you smarter, more empathetic

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 08:32

A good title is like "the mind's flight simulator," researcher says.

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Why it’s hard to get excited for ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

Sat, 07/30/2016 - 10:21

If nostalgia is what we want from our pop culture, why don’t we love this more?

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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 07/30/2016 - 05:01

Spend your weekend reading 'Some Enchanted Evenings.'

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As HRC accepts nomination, what would HGB think?

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 16:25

When Monica Lewinsky affair broke, Helen Gurley Brown suggested that Hillary’s decision to “stand by her man” came from a place of strength, not weakness.

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Book Buzz: Poetry makes its mark on the list

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 20:18

 Here’s a look at what’s new on USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list…

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At peace: Terry McMillan on love, loss and reinvention

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 18:35

Her latest book, 'I Almost Forgot About You,' is one of her most intimate.

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J.M. Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout on Man Booker Prize list

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 08:33

Could Strout be the first U.S. writer to claim the prestigious award from the Brits?

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New Harry Potter book breaks presale records

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 12:55

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is expected to be the best-selling book of the year, according to Barnes & Noble. Video provided by Newsy

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Dave Eggers hits the Alaska 'Frontier' in new novel

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 06:03

In 'Heroes of the Frontier,' a mom takes her kids on a meandering adventure.

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What secrets lurk in Moriarty's 'Truly Madly Guilty'?

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 05:04

Best-selling author Liane Moriarty fires up the barbecue in her new novel.

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Four new mysteries offer summer thrills

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 07:04

Intrigue and murder lurk in new books from mystery writers.

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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 05:02

Look for new books by Liane Moriarty, Dave Eggers and Linda Fairstein.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 05:06

Spend your weekend reading a new bio of photographer Diane Arbus.

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Daniel Silva has No. 1 USA TODAY best seller with ISIS tale

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 17:35

'The Black Widow' stars popular fictional spy Gabriel Allon.

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Read an excerpt from James Dashner's 'Fever Code'

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 05:01

A 'Maze Runner' favorite returns in new prequel.

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Chat live with 'OITNB' author Piper Kerman

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:04

Chat live with Piper Kerman, author of 'Orange Is the New Black.'

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