Book Reviews

Read an excerpt: Arnold's 'Kids of Appetite'

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:02

Author's follow-up focuses on two kids, young love and a police station.

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'13 Hours,' the movie, drives book sales

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:05

The inside look at the attack on Benghazi climbs on USA TODAY's best-seller list.

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Trevor Noah of 'Daily Show' lands a book deal

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:13

The host of 'The Daily Show' will write about growing up in South Africa.

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Marie Kondo keeps spreading the gospel of tidying up

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 13:50

The new 'Spark Joy' is illustrated companion to 'The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.'

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Rediscovered Beatrix Potter story to delight new generation of kids

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 12:24

Beloved children's author still relevant after all these years.

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Exclusive: Slappy scares in 'Goosebumps' alternate opening

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 10:55

Home-video release also brings a new book-donation program for kids.

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Marie Kondo’s tips for tidying up

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 13:55

Marie Kondo offers her best tips for how to keep a tidy home.

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'Train,' 'Grey,' 'Watchman' top book sales

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 12:15

It was a very good year for Paula Hawkins, E.L. James and Harper Lee.

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USA TODAY's top 100 books of 2015

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 12:11

Paula Hawkins has the No. 1 book of the year with 'The Girl on the Train.'

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Amnesia casts a 'Shadow' in Oates' novel

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 13:01

A neuroscientist crosses the line in her study of a famous amnesiac.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 05:02

Look for Melanie Benjamin's new novel about Truman Capote and Babe Paley.

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All hail 'Dictator,' last in Cicero trilogy

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:03

Novelist Robert Harris wraps up his series about ancient Rome with a strong last book.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 05:03

Spend your weekend reading 'Beatlebone' by Kevin Barry.

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Americans who saved train from terrorist get book deal

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 14:38

They saved the 15:17 to Paris, became global heroes, now they've got a book deal.

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Doctor's cancer memoir is a best seller

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 10:32

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

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Caitlyn Jenner to write a memoir

USAToday Books - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 10:00

The star will document her transition to womanhood in a book.

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J.K. Rowling reveals secret about Snape that she told Alan Rickman

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 13:57


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Scholastic pulls George Washington book over slavery debate

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:37

The company received criticism for the portrayal of slavery in the children's book "A Birthday Cake for George Washington." Video provided by Newsy

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 05:02

Look for new books by Bill Bryson and Joyce Carol Oates.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 05:03

Spend your weekend reading Isabel Allende's 'The Japanese Lover.'

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