Book Reviews

Tiffany Snow: All about the cliffie, love it or hate it

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 23:04

Tiffany Snow, author of In His Shadow (out today!), explores the payoffs of cliffhangers done right (and irritations of cliffies not done right).

        
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'Christmas' in Korea is a story of war and ego, not joy

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 18:17

The book tells the frigid, horrid tale of U.S. troops in Korea in 1950.

        
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Must-read romances: 'Love's Culture,' 'Still Beautiful,' 'The Christmas Princess'

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:22

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Angelia Vernon Menchan, Amy Patrick, Patricia McLinn and Barbara Joe Williams.

        
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James Patterson donating to independent bookstores

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:21

The author announced Monday that he has given $473,000 to 81 independent sellers.

        
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Must-read romance: 'Wicked' by Jennifer L. Armentrout

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 23:02

HEA contributor Vilma Gonzalez recs Wicked by Jennifer L. Armentrout.

        
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5 fun ways to meet someone special this holiday season

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 23:02

Mary Billiter, author of A Man for All Seasons, shares some tips on how to expand your social calendar during the holidays.

        
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ArtsBeat: Nobel Gives French Novelist U.S. Boost

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 17:02
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has acquired Patrick Modiano’s latest novel, “So You Don’t Get Lost in the Neighborhood,” to be published in late 2015.






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10 Christmas tales spread holiday cheer

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 07:05

Tales of romance, mystery, holiday family dysfunction and yes, Santa Claus.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 05:06

A new book examines the controversial murder trial of Oscar Pistorius.

        
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Alice Munro proves her mastery of the story

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 13:02

'Family Furnishings' features the Nobel winner's work from the past two decades.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 05:00

Spend your weekend curled up with a new mystery from Andrew Taylor or Alex Marwood.

        
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ArtsBeat: A Fresh Look at Schulz and Kirby

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 13:27
Two new books provide insight into lesser-known stages of Charles M. Schulz and Jack Kirby’s careers.






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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: A Rare View of North Korea

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:39
Suki Kim talks about “Without You, There Is No Us,” and Meghan Daum discusses her new essay collection, “The Unspeakable.”






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ArtsBeat: 92nd Street Y Announces Latin Jazz Festival

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:36
The first Latin on Lex festival will include Eddie Palmieri, Yosvany Terry and more.






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The Letters and Poems of Samuel Beckett

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 11:06
“These throw no light on my work,” Samuel Beckett said of his letters, but he was wrong.
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‘Lone Star Nation,’ by Richard Parker

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 11:05
A look at today’s fast-changing Texas, and how it may transform the country.
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Jill Lepore’s ‘Secret History of Wonder Woman’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:41
The historian Jill Lepore examines the life and significance of Wonder Woman.
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‘Gangsterland,’ by Tod Goldberg

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:41
In Tod Goldberg’s novel, a synagogue becomes a front for organized crime.
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‘Who We Be,’ by Jeff Chang

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:40
A study of how race and culture intertwine in our diversifying society.
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‘A Country Called Childhood,’ by Jay Griffiths

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:40
Andrew Solomon reviews a new book by Jay Griffiths, who says contemporary society denies children the freedoms of space, time and the natural world.
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