Book Reviews

Children's Books: ‘The Island of Dr. Libris’ and ‘Finding Serendipity’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 08:00
In two cheerful books for middle-grade readers, kids meet up with the inhabitants of their favorite novels.
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Alice Hoffman’s ‘Nightbird’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 08:00
In Alice Hoffman’s novel, a friendship forms when two girls investigate a witch’s curse.
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Minneapolis ranked most literate city

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 07:31

An annual survey bumps Washington, D.C., to the No. 2 spot.

        
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‘The Poser,’ by Jacob Rubin

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 07:12
A man’s gift for impersonation leads to a highly public life in this debut novel.
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David Treuer’s ‘Prudence’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 07:00
An accidental killing sets off a tide of regret in David Treuer’s novel.
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‘Bad Faith,’ by Paul A. Offit

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 06:42
What should happen when parents, acting on religious beliefs, reject medical care for their offspring?
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Manly Musings: Shakir Rashaan on the romances on 'Empire'

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 01:49

New HEA contributor Shakir Rashaan shares the male perspective on romance stories.

        
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Must-see book trailers: 'Bee Stings' and 'Shh!'

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 23:18

HEA contributor Robin Covington recs trailers for books by RosaLinda Diaz and Stacey Nash.

        
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Love and Lust rec: 'With Every Touch' by Karenna Colcroft

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 23:07

HEA contributor Becky Condit recs With Every Touch by Karenna Colcroft.

        
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Excerpt: 'Remember Me' by Maggie Mae Gallagher

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 23:07

Maggie Mae Gallagher joins us to share an excerpt from her new release, Remember Me.

        
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Queen Victoria still publishing century after death

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 16:16

Dead more than a century, Queen Victoria is going to be an author again.

        
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Letters: How Does That Make You Feel?

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:37
Readers respond to a recent review of “Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry” and more.
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Paul Beatty’s ‘The Sellout’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 04:30
In Paul Beatty’s comic novel, a young man’s life unspools on the outskirts of Los Angeles.






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Jon Ronson: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 04:30
The author, most recently, of “So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed” used to find stories about children in peril unbearable.






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Sci-Fi Encounters: Interview with 'Dragonslayer' author Eleri Stone

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 23:18

HEA contributor Veronica Scott chats with Eleri Stone about Dragonslayer and her Twilight of the Gods series.

        
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Sarah Castille on the uber alpha romance male

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 23:09

Sarah Castille, author of Full Contact, book three in her Redemption Series, explores the überness of über alpha male romance heroes and shares some examples from favorite romances.

        
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Bookends: When It Comes to Reading, Is Pleasure Suspect?

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 19:02
Anna Holmes and Benjamin Moser debate whether pleasure in reading is trivial or vital.






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‘The Hunting Gun’ and ‘Life of a Counterfeiter,’ by Yasushi Inoue

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 18:32
Three tales and a novella by the postwar figure Yasushi Inoue.






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Sara Gruen's Loch Ness novel is a hit

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 13:22

'At the Water's Edge' lands at No. 12 on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list.

        
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Maya Angelou memorial stamp features another author's quote

USAToday Books - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:20

Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned poets and writers of all time, and the United States Postal Service decided to honor the late author with her own stamp. The only problem is the quote on the stamp is not actually hers.

        
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