Book Reviews

Ally Condie: Inspired by paradise tempered by pollution

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 22:05

Ally Condie, author of Atlantia, shares how she got the idea for her new release …

        
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Must-read romances: 'Destiny's Embrace,' 'This Holiday Magic,' 'Love Embraced'

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 22:04

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Beverly Jenkins and Nikki Walker and an anthology that includes Celeste Norfleet.

        
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Bio shows Aretha some 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T'

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 12:00

David Ritz peels back the curtain on the legendary but private soul singer.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 04:00

Amy Poehler's 'Yes Please' is on sale Oct. 28.

       
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Don't mind modest old 'Us,' we're British!

USAToday Books - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 12:06

David Nicholls of 'One Day' fame examines a fading marriage.

       
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 04:06

Spend your weekend atop 'Gray Mountain,' the new novel by John Grisham.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:28
Mr. Risen discusses his new book about the war on terror, and Lucy Worsley talks about “The Art of the English Murder.”






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ArtsBeat: Changing the Debate: Katha Pollitt Talks About ‘Pro’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:25
Ms. Pollitt discusses her new book about the pro-choice side’s tactics in the abortion debate.






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Interview: Sarah J. Maas, author of 'Heir of Fire' (and 2015 cover reveal!)

USAToday Books - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:11

HEA contributor Serena Chase interviews Sarah J. Maas about her Throne of Glass series and reveals the cover for 'A Court of Thorns and Roses.'

        
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Art and Outrage

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:02
New books that circumvent established norms and smash accepted verities to smithereens.
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Rowling to publish Halloween 'Potter' tale

USAToday Books - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:30

Mark your calendars, guys.

       
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Critic's Take: Art of Darkness

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:45
Must the revolutionary artist ignore the basic laws of decency that govern our world in order to transform that world?
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‘The Immortal Evening,’ by Stanley Plumly

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:44
Keats, Wordsworth and Lamb attend a famous dinner party.
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‘The Poet and the Vampyre,’ by Andrew McConnell Stott

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:44
An 1816 “ghost story” contest had lasting literary consequences.
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Jean Thompson’s ‘The Witch: And Other Tales Re-told’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:43
Folk and fairy tales are loosely reimagined and rendered with scrupulous realism.
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‘Ghosts: A Natural History,’ by Roger Clarke

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:43
A 500-year history of apparitions, poltergeists, séances and our longing to believe in the paranormal.
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Edward St. Aubyn’s ‘On the Edge’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:43
In Edward St. Aubyn’s novel, a large cast of seekers cross paths at Esalen.
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Letters: Women and Power

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:26
Readers respond to a recent special issue, a story by Hilary Mantel and more.
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The Shortlist: Chuck Palahniuk's 'Beautiful You,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:25
New books by Chuck Palahniuk, Merritt Tierce, David Ohle and Fred Venturini.
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Open Book: Spooky Suggestions

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:11
Four reviewers share their memories of reading creepy books.
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