Book Reviews

Exclusive cover reveal: 'A Daring Sacrifice' by Jody Hedlund

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 23:04

HEA unveils the cover of historical YA 'A Daring Sacrifice' by Jody Hedlund.

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Love and Lust rec: 'I'll Stand by You' by Sharon Sala

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 23:03

HEA contributor Becky Condit recs latest by Sharon Sala.

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Letters: ‘Galileo’s Middle Finger’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 12:34
Readers respond to recent reviews of Alice Dreger’s new book, Jim Shepard’s “The Book of Aron” and more.

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New Galbraith (aka Rowling) on its way

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 10:52

The new Robert Galbraith novel is coming in October.

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Interviews: Audiobook narrators Suzy Jackson and Erin Moon

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 23:20

HEA contributor Jessie Potts chats with audiobook narrators Suzy Jackson and Erin Moon.

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In Bed With a Romance Author: Rachel Blaufeld on romances, emojis and 'Scandal'

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 23:09

HEA contributor Rachel Blaufeld recs reads by Kristen Callihan and Liora Blake AND falls hard for 'Scandal.'

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Excerpts from Elisabeth Naughton and Jennifer Armentrout of '1001 Dark Nights'

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 23:08

Elisabeth Naughton and Jennifer L. Armentrout join HEA to share excerpts from their novellas, both part of the 1001 Dark Nights collection.

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Stephen King rules at No. 1

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 11:07

'Finders Keepers' is the writer's 19th book to hit the top spot.

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Children’s Books: A Guide to Reading Rituals

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 09:34
A new picture book is a “how to" manual for little people who have just gotten the hang of reading.

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‘The Fixer,’ by Joseph Finder

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:30
A reporter is drawn into a family mystery when he finds millions in his father’s home.

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‘A Complex Fate: William L. Shirer and the American Century,’ by Ken Cuthbertson

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:30
A new biography traces William L. Shirer’s arc from intrepid foreign correspondent to blacklist victim to mega-best-selling author.

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MaryJanice Davidson: Marching band (hair) highlights

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 23:28

HEA contributor and bestselling romance author MaryJanice Davidson has some ... feelings about marching band.

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‘Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga,’ by Pamela Newkirk

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 12:11
In the early 1900s, Americans flocked to see the “African Pygmy.”

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‘The Anchoress,’ by Robyn Cadwallader

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 08:43
A teenager in medieval England becomes a religious hermit.

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Bookends: How Would ‘Ulysses’ Be Received Today?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 07:00
When James Joyce’s novel was first published in 1922, it was banned for obscenity and the U.S. Postal Service burned copies.

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‘Saint Mazie,’ by Jami Attenberg

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:30
Jami Attenberg’s novel, inspired by a 1940 New Yorker profile, centers on a bawdy, bighearted woman in Depression-era New York.

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‘The Love Object,’ by Edna O’Brien

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 04:30
Edna O’Brien’s tales trace a nation gripped by tradition and change.

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Interview: Barbara Delinsky, author of 'Blueprints'

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 00:19

HEA contributor Veronica Scott chats with Barbara Delinsky about her latest, Blueprints.

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ArtsBeat: Jack Livings Wins PEN Prize for Debut Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/08/2015 - 19:19
Mr. Livings won for “The Dog,” a collection of short stories set in China.

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Judd Apatow: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/08/2015 - 11:08
The screenwriter, director and author of “Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy,” owns a lot of books. “I have actually convinced myself that buying books is the same as reading.”

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