Book Reviews

‘The Last Bookaneer,’ by Matthew Pearl

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:45
Matthew Pearl’s fifth novel conceives of 19th-century literary pirates who published manuscripts and books without their authors’ permission as swashbuckling criminals.







Categories: Book Reviews

‘Bitter Bronx’ and ‘Just Kids From the Bronx’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:45
An interlocking collection of short fiction and a sprawling series of reminiscences, both set in the Bronx.







Categories: Book Reviews

‘Church of Marvels,’ by Leslie Parry

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:45
This debut novel tells closely linked stories set in New York City in the 1890s.







Categories: Book Reviews

‘The Sculptor,’ by Scott McCloud

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:36
In Scott McCloud’s first graphic novel since 1998, a sculptor trades his life for his art.







Categories: Book Reviews

‘Gironimo!’ and ‘Lanterne Rouge’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:36
One writer retraces the 1914 route of the Tour of Italy, and another researches the men who have finished last in the Tour de France.







Categories: Book Reviews

‘Beale Street Dynasty’ and ‘Dreams to Remember’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:36
“Beale Street Dynasty” adds a fascinating chapter to civil rights history, and “Dreams to Remember” evokes the fire of Otis Redding and his Memphis label, Stax Records.







Categories: Book Reviews

‘Oh! You Pretty Things,’ by Shanna Mahin

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:36
The heroine of this first novel set in Los Angeles is preoccupied with fame and its discontents.







Categories: Book Reviews

The Shortlist: Y.A. Crossover

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:33
New books by Margo Rabb, David Almond, Justine Larbalestier and Nova Ren Suma.







Categories: Book Reviews

‘The Brethren,’ by Robert Merle

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:29
“The Brethren," published in France in 1977, is the first of 13 volumes detailing more than a century of French history and known as “Fortunes of France.”







Categories: Book Reviews

Interviews: 'Off Base' authors Tessa Bailey and Sophie Jordan

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 23:16

HEA contributor Jessie Potts chats with Tessa Bailey and Sophie Jordan about their collaboration on Off Base.

        
Categories: Book Reviews

Love and Lust rec: 'Blowing Off Steam' by Joy Lynn Fielding

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 23:04

HEA contributor Becky Condit recs Blowing Off Steam by Joy Lynn Fielding.

        
Categories: Book Reviews

Exclusive cover reveal: 'The Duke and the Domina' by Jenn LeBlanc

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 23:04

Jenn LeBlanc stops by HEA to unveil the new cover of her latest release, The Duke and the Domina.

        
Categories: Book Reviews

Lia Davis recs some paranormal romance for summer

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 23:04

Lia Davis, author of A Leopard's Path, lets us know her picks for must-read paranormal romance this summer.

        
Categories: Book Reviews

Find secrets and lies in these e-book romance deals

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 23:04

BookBub's editors highlight some awesome book deals.

        
Categories: Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: Rare Early Proof of ‘The Bell Jar’ to Be Auctioned

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 18:49
A second-hand copy of the 1963 novel, written under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas, sat on a shelf for three decades. Now it’s expected to sell for a few thousand dollars.







Categories: Book Reviews

David McCullough: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 07:00
The author, most recently, of “The Wright Brothers” originally planned to write fiction. “Again and again come vivid reminders that the truth often is not only stranger than fiction, but far more remarkable as a story.”







Categories: Book Reviews

Travel

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 04:30
New books take us on a quest for Atlantis, and to Kilimanjaro, Amsterdam, Vietnam, Scandinavia and elsewhere.







Categories: Book Reviews

Science Fiction and Fantasy

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 04:30
Naomi Novik’s “Uprooted,” Terry Pratchett’s “A Blink of the Screen” and more.







Categories: Book Reviews

‘I Take You,’ by Eliza Kennedy

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 04:30
In Eliza Kennedy’s salty first novel, a young lawyer named Lily is having serious doubts about getting married.







Categories: Book Reviews

25 hot books for summer

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 15:14

Seasonal titles from Stephen King, Harper Lee, Dr. Seuss, Sue Grafton and James Patterson.

       
Categories: Book Reviews
Syndicate content