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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 05:02

Spend your weekend with 'The Mime Order.'

        
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Is it a reading weekend? Check out some of our romance recs

USAToday Books - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 14:19

If you're looking for a hot romance to read this weekend, check out which books HEA's contributors recommended this week.

        
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Critic’s Take: Rereading Eileen Simpson’s ‘Poets in Their Youth’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:12
A critic rereads “Poets in Their Youth,” Eileen Simpson’s memoir about John Berryman and his circle of friends, and sees Simpson as a heroic figure.






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Children’s Books: ‘X,’ a Novel About Malcolm X

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:12
A young-adult novel based on the black leader’s early years, co‑written by one of his daughters.






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Children’s Books: ‘The Last Time We Say Goodbye’ and ‘I Was Here’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:12
Two books for young adults explore the guilt, anger and overwhelming sadness that follow a teenager’s death.






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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:12
Jill Leovy, whose “Ghettoside” is No. 8 on the hardcover nonfiction list, once kept a blog tracking every murder in Los Angeles County.






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Letters: Books at War

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:12
Readers respond to recent reviews of “When Books Went to War,” “The Forgotten Depression” and more.






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Children’s Books: ‘My Name Is Truth,’ ‘Chasing Freedom’ and ‘The Case for Loving’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:12
These works of biography and historical fiction immerse young readers in the 19th- and 20th-century struggles for equal rights.






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Mo Yan’s ‘Frog’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:12
The novelist and Nobel laureate Mo Yan depicts the horrors of China’s one-child policy.






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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:12
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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‘The Door,’ by Magda Szabo

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:12
First published in 1987, Magda Szabo’s novel follows the relationship between two very different women in Communist Hungary.






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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:12
Paperback books of particular interest.






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Open Book: Translating in Tongues

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:11
Len Rix, who translated Magda Szabo’s novel “The Door,” decided to pick up Hungarian at the age of 47.






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The Shortlist: New Books by Emma Hooper, Quan Barry and Dimitry Elias Léger

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:11
New books by Emma Hooper, Quan Barry and Dimitry Elias Léger.






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Children’s Books: ‘Stella by Starlight’ and ‘Moonpenny Island’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:11
For two young girls — in the Jim Crow South and on an island in Lake Erie — the world changes suddenly and irrevocably.






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‘Love and Lies,’ by Clancy Martin

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:11
Clancy Martin fuses personal memoir and philosophy in this study of deceit, especially in romantic relationships.






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‘Right of Boom,’ by Benjamin E. Schwartz

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:11
How would the government respond to a nuclear terrorist attack? A national security specialist considers the options.






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Dee Davis on Scandal's love triangles and crazy-as-all-get-out plot cards

USAToday Books - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:01

HEA contributor Dee Davis deconstructs last night's Scandal.

        
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Must-read inspy romances: 'Dubiosity,' 'Falling for Texas,' 'At Home in Last Chance'

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 23:18

HEA contributor Serena Chase recs reads by Christy Barritt, Jill Lynn and Cathleen Armstrong.

        
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Tracy March on fantasy dates

USAToday Books - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 23:06

Tracy March, author of The Marriage Match, asks: What would you do if you had to go on someone else's fantasy date?

        
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