Book Reviews

Hugo Award winners announced

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:29

The prestigious science fiction awards were held Sunday in London.

        
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‘Churchill and Empire,’ by Lawrence James

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:25
A study of Winston Churchill’s contradictions and passions and his long relationship with empire.






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J.K. Rowling pens new tale for Potter fans

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:43

Say hi to Celestina Warbeck.

        
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Coehlo's 'Adultery' fails to ignite passion

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 13:00

The author of 'The Alchemist' spins a tale about a bored woman who has an affair.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 05:05

Chelsea Cain's new mystery series begins with 'One Kick,' on sale Aug. 19.

        
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'Outlander' Episode 2: Mandi and Michelle share their takes

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 21:00

HEA contributors Mandi Schreiner and Michelle Monkou give us their impressions of episode two of 'Outlander.'

        
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'Soldier Girls': Complex look at women at war

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 13:07

Author Helen Thorpe looks at the experiences of three female soldiers.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 05:02

Spend your weekend along on the "grand and terrible voyage" of the USS Jeannette.

        
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Book Buzz: Scully drops an excerpt from her sci-fi novel

USAToday Books - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 15:50

Scully from X-Files is writing a sci-fi book

        
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:02
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:02
Lev Grossman’s “The Magician’s Land,” which debuts at No. 1 on the hardcover fiction list, owes a debt to “Brideshead Revisited.”






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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:01
Paperback books of particular interest.






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Crime: Rennie Airth’s ‘The Reckoning,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:00
In Rennie Airth’s “The Reckoning,” a former Scotland Yard detective comes out of retirement to assist in the investigation of killings committed with the same pistol.






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‘Road Ends,’ by Mary Lawson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:00
A family struggles to cope after its take-charge daughter flees.






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‘Season to Taste,’ by Natalie Young

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:00
A British housewife kills her husband. Then she eats him.






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‘Panic in a Suitcase,’ by Yelena Akhtiorskaya

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:00
As a Ukrainian family adapts to life in Brooklyn, memories of the old country linger.






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‘Life Drawing,’ by Robin Black

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:59
An attempt to save a marriage proves fatal.






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Courtney Maum’s ‘I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:58
An unfaithful artist attempts to win back his wife’s affection.






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‘O, Africa!’ by Andrew Lewis Conn

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:58
In 1928, two brothers head to Africa to collect film footage.






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‘The Life of the Automobile,’ by Steven Parissien

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:41
A history of the automobile and the boom-and-bust industry it fostered.






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