Book Reviews

Author faves: Pumpkin pie, Vancouver, 'Gone With the Wind'

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 23:06

Devon Rhodes, Jane Davitt and Scarlett Parrish share their favorite desserts, favorite vacation destinations and favorite books

        
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By the Book: T. C. Boyle: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 11:50
The author, most recently, of “The Harder They Come” is mad about nature writing: “I want to get inside the head of every creature in the world, even ants.”






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‘Night at the Fiestas,’ by Kirstin Valdez Quade

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 11:16
Wayward souls in New Mexico seek out personal deliverance in this debut story collection.






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Joseph Kanon’s ‘Leaving Berlin’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 11:11
In Joseph Kanon’s thriller, a German-born American writer becomes a spy in Cold War East Berlin.






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‘Hausfrau,’ by Jill Alexander Essbaum

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 11:02
The troubled heroine of this debut novel strays from her stable Zurich fold.






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ArtsBeat: ‘Family Life,’ by Akhil Sharma, Wins Folio Prize

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 08:31
A panel of five writers chose Mr. Sharma, who will receive an award of almost $60,000. “The fact that I got this prize doesn’t mean that I wrote the best book,” he said, “it just means that I got this prize.”






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Bookends: What’s More Important to You: the Initial Rush of Prose or the Self-Editing and Revision That Come After It?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 08:30
Thomas Mallon and Cheryl Strayed discuss the stages of their creative process.
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Must-read romances: 'Haunting of Sunshine Girl,' 'Duplicity,' 'Ash'

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 23:16

HEA contributor Jessie Potts recs reads by Paige McKenzie & Alyssa Sheinmel, N.K. Traver and Shani Petroff & Darci Manley.

        
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Excerpt: 'Off the Grid' by Cassandra Carr

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 23:06

Cassandra Carr joins HEA to share an excerpt from Off the Grid, the first story in her new Underground serial.

        
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'Spring Fever: Shifters in Love' authors on shifter mating habits

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 23:06

Authors of the Spring Fever: Shifters in Love boxed set join us to explore the mating habits of shifters (cuz it's spring, you know, so we've all been wondering).

        
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Exclusive excerpt: 'The Wicked Will Rise' by Danielle Paige

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 23:06

Danielle Paige, author of The Wicked Will Rise, book two in her Dorothy Must Die series, joins us to share an exclusive look at chapter seven.

        
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Thank you, Donna Hill, for 25 years of romance

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 23:16

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou welcomes Rochelle Alers, Tia Kelly to pay tribute to pioneer Donna Hill.

        
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Interview and recs: Lisa T. Bergren and Heather Sunseri

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 23:05

HEA contributor Serena Chase goes behind the scenes with the authors of dystopian romances, Lisa T. Bergren and Heather Sunseri.

        
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Excerpt: 'Manwhore' by Katy Evans

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 23:05

Katy Evans shares an excerpt from Manwhore (out Tuesday, March 24), book one in the Manwhore series.

        
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Sex on the Beach with Jennifer Probst and Jen McLaughlin

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 23:05

Jennifer Probst and Jen McLaughlin discuss their second Sex on the Beach New Adult novella series.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 05:01

Harlan Coben's new novel, 'The Stranger,' will be released March 24.

        
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Historical 'Ruin' tracks a young killer

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 13:00

Child killer had mental illness not understood in the 19th century.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 05:02

Spend your weekend reading about fictional mobster Joe Coughlin.

        
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Romance authors dissect 'The Offer,' latest ep of 'Arrow'

USAToday Books - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 21:03

Romance authors Lavinia Kent and Allison Brennan dissect the latest episode of Arrow.

        
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