Book Reviews

‘Death and Mr. Pickwick,’ by Stephen Jarvis

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 11:25
A novelist argues that ‘The Pickwick Papers’ was hijacked from its illustrator.

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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 11:25
Paperback books of particular interest.

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Why Guggenheim Partners bought the LA Dodgers

USAToday Books - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 06:42

Author of "The Best Team Money Can Buy" Molly Knight discusses her book about the business of baseball.

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Excerpt: 'Torn' by Avery Hastings (and a list of other hot YA sequels)

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 23:16

Check out an excerpt of Torn by Avery Hastings along with a list of nine other hot YA sequels that are either out now or coming soon.

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Excerpt: 'Thrill Me' by Susan Mallery (and Fool's Gold Getaway info)

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 23:16

Susan Mallery shares an excerpt from Thrill Me, the latest in her Fool's Gold series.

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Letters: ‘Revolutionary Roads’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 15:54
Readers respond to recent reviews of books by Chris Hedges, Charles Murray and others.

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Open Book: Reading and Writing the Waves

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 15:32
“Riding a wave well is like putting together a sentence that works,” says William Finnegan, whose new book is a surfing memoir.

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Can a teen gamer save the world?

USAToday Books - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 15:03

In Ernest Cline's new novel 'Armada,' it's gamers v. aliens.

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Sue Grafton: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:00
The author of the Kinsey Millhone mysteries, including, most recently, “X,” has trouble passing up books about Anne Boleyn: “I keep hoping for a different ending. So far, no luck.”

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Sci-Fi Encounters: Interview with co-authors Kelly Jensen and Jenn Burke

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 23:16

HEA contributor Veronica Scott chats with co-authors of Chaos Station.

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The Shortlist: Memoirs

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 12:05
New books by Amy Butcher, Gail Godwin, Vincent Crapanzano and Dale Peck.

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Chris Colfer's new book lands in top 10

USAToday Books - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 11:35

'The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms' is the actor's fourth book for kids.

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On Poetry: Rare or Well-Done

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 04:00
Robert Lowell said in 1960, “Two poetries are now competing, a cooked and a raw,” and that formulation reverberates in discussions of poetry to this day.

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Must-read inspy romances: 'Wonder of You,' 'Love Arrives in Pieces,' 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love'

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 23:07

HEA's Serena Chase recs inspirational romance reads by Susan May Warren, Betsy St. Amant and Beth K. Vogt.

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Erika Wilde loves a second chance, and second-chance romances

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 23:06

Erika Wilde, author of Playing With Pleasure (The Players Club No. 2), declares her love for the second-chance romance trope and shares some of her favorite second-chance romances.

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Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 15:43
“Go Set a Watchman” demands that its readers abandon the immature sentimentality ingrained by middle school and the film adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

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Read an excerpt from 'Trollhunters'

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 11:48

Del Toro's novel features a young teenager who finds new life in a fantasy world.

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Fans react to 'racist' Atticus Finch

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:23

Everybody's talking about 'Go Set a Watchman' by Harper Lee; Twitter lights up.

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Bookends: What Are the Consequences of Our Cultural Obsession With Newness?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 07:00
Siddhartha Deb and Anna Holmes discuss what we gain and lose in the onrush of the new.

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‘Our Man in Charleston,’ by Christopher Dickey

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 04:00
A diplomat stationed in South Carolina helped keep Britain out of America’s Civil War.

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