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Chrissy Teigen cooks up a No. 1 hit with 'Cravings'

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 15:04

The supermodel's first cookbook is an instant USA TODAY best seller.

        
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'Prince of Tides' author Pat Conroy dies at 70

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 09:39

Author Pat Conroy died Friday after battling pancreatic cancer. Video provided by Newsy

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 06:02

Spend your weekend reading 'The Widow' by Fiona Barton.

        
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Romance recs: Gena Showalter and Kiera Cass

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 13:21

Check out some new romances recommended by Happy Ever After's contributors.

        
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New paperbacks: 'Bowie' bio, 'H Is for Hawk'

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 11:55

Titles newly out in paperback include Wendy Leigh's biography of David Bowie.

        
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Read an excerpt from Grisham's 'Theodore Boone: The Scandal'

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 06:02

USA TODAY has an exclusive excerpt from John Grisham's lastest "kid lawyer" mystery.

       
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'American Girls,' an alarming study of teens and social media

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 15:17

Nancy Jo Sales talked to teenage girls who spend their lives on their phones.

        
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Stephen King confirms Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey in 'Dark Tower'

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 10:36

They'll be playing nemeses in the movie adaptation.

        
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Climb these 'Mountains' with Yann Martel

Mon, 02/29/2016 - 11:45

'The High Mountains of Portugal' is a fable by the author of 'Life of Pi.'

        
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Fiona Barton's 'The Widow' offers psychological thrills

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 14:02

Did Jean Taylor's husband abduct a little girl?

        
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A busy season for literary mashups

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 12:48

New titles include 'Jane Steele,' 'Nelly Dean' and 'The Madwoman Upstairs.'

        
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Literary mashups: When 'Dexter' meets 'Jane Eyre'

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 12:47

Contemporary writers take a page or two out of the Brontes, Dickens, Austen and Poe.

       
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New mysteries: Murder, mayhem and mixtapes

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 08:01

Titles from Gregg Hurwitz, Alafair Burke, Libby Cudmore and Idra Novey.

       
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Books: New and noteworthy

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 06:00

Look for new books by John Feinstein, Shirley MacLaine and Clive Cussler.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 02/27/2016 - 06:03

Spend your weekend reading 'A Friend of Mr. Lincoln' by Stephen Harrigan.

        
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George R.R. Martin promises book-only plot twist

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 16:15

Story line won't show up on 'GoT' because the character is dead on TV. But who is it?

        
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Bergen's 'Jihad' looks at homegrown terrorism

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 17:17

'United States of Jihad' argues we have the tools to foil plots.

        
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Peek at the poster for Children's Book Week

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 06:03

Elephant, Owl and Turtle share a love of reading.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 11:30

Chrissy Teigen shares her favorite recipes in her cookbook, 'Cravings.'

        
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It's Jeffrey Archer's time as 'Hour' hits No. 1

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 11:13

The sixth book in the Clifton Chronicles lands in the top spot on USA TODAY's books list.

        
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