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Dad Rock: Replacements get sober look in book

Fri, 03/25/2016 - 18:53

Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan talk music on 'Dad Rock,' a podcast from USA TODAY

        
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Even J.K. Rowling was rejected by publishers after Harry Potter

Fri, 03/25/2016 - 12:42

To encourage other writers, J.K. Rowling tweeted a couple of rejection letters she received from publishers for her book 'The Cuckoo's Calling.' Video provided by Newsy

        
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Novel celebrates friendship of young Truman Capote, Harper Lee

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 16:12

'Tru & Nelle' is a book for young readers about a special childhood friendship.

        
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Maybe hold off on those '50 Shades of Grey' book donations

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 15:45

Everyone wanted to read it, but no one wants the hardbacks for coffee table displays.

        
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Read an excerpt from Jennifer Weiner's new book for kids

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 05:04

USA TODAY has a first look at 'The Littlest Bigfoot' jacket and an exclusive excerpt.

        
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Kevin Hart to pen 'inspirational' memoir

Wed, 03/23/2016 - 11:16

He'll explain how he used setbacks in life to fuel his desire to succeed.

        
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Tim Burton movie trailer boosts 'Miss Peregrine' book sales

Wed, 03/23/2016 - 10:27

Trailer gives new life to 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.'

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 13:28

Griffin and Sabine are back after 25 years, plus Harlan Coben has a new thriller.

        
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Readers believe in 'Miracles'; Clare claims No. 1

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 11:59

'Miracles from Heaven' gets a boost from film; Cassandra Clare's shines with 'Shadowhunters'

        
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'Devotion,' a story of friendship and sacrifice in war

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 13:02

Historian Adam Makos documents the friendship of two pilots in the Korean War.

        
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In 'Orchard,' Tracy Chevalier harvests a memorable tale

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 13:01

'At the End of the Orchard' is a novel set during pioneer times.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 05:03

Spend your weekend reading 'We Love You, Charlie Freeman.'

        
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Purple reign: Prince announces he's writing memoir

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 20:53

The book, due in fall 2017, will trace the pop star's life and work.

        
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Padma Lakshmi dishes on 'Love, Loss, and What We Ate'

Thu, 03/17/2016 - 16:49

In her memoir, the 'Top Chef' host recalls a life of struggles and rewards, with recipes.

        
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A 'Ruthless' Scientology tell-all is coming

Thu, 03/17/2016 - 12:45

From the church leader's father.

        
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'Allegiant' no more? The state of YA at the movies isn't great

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 18:01

The hunt for the next 'Hunger Games' hasn't been successful so far.

        
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Jennifer Garner finds faith, again, in 'Miracles From Heaven'

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 16:59

A new film based on the best-selling book took the actress back to her roots.

        
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Neil Patrick Harris to star in 'A Series of Unfortunate Events'

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 14:41

Netflix' Lemony Snicket adaptation just got its Count Olaf.

        
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Mass-market 'To Kill a Mockingbird' edition to end in April

Sun, 03/13/2016 - 13:47

License was not renewed due to 'the wishes of the author.'

        
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Monkey business is no joke in 'Charlie Freeman'

Sun, 03/13/2016 - 13:02

Kaitlyn Greenidge's witty debut novel follows a black family who "adopt" a baby chimp.

        
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