Book Reviews

What's blooming besides flowers? Romance reads

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 14:10

What better way to enjoy spring than to crack open a new romance and settle down for a relaxing, sexy read?

        
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ArtsBeat: 145 Writers Sign Letter Protesting PEN Award to Charlie Hebdo

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:26
Among those who have signed the letters: Junot Díaz, Lorrie Moore, Joyce Carol Oates, Eric Bogosian and Michael Cunningham.






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Excerpt: 'Undaunted' by Ronnie Douglas (aka Melissa Marr)

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:04

HEA shares an excerpt from Undaunted by Ronnie Douglas, aka Melissa Marr.

        
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 10:00
Toni Morrison, whose “God Help the Child” is No. 5 on the hardcover fiction list, used to receive phone calls from Marlon Brando, who would recite her work.







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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:59
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.







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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:35
Paperback books of particular interest.







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Crime: Jeffery Deaver’s ‘Solitude Creek,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:28
In “Solitude Creek,” a killer likes to scare people into causing their own deaths.







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‘The Thunder of Giants,’ by Joel Fishbane

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:28
Fact and fiction merge in this tale of two extraordinary women.







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‘Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy,’ by Phyllis Birnbaum

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:27
A Qing royal led resistance forces, often dressed as a man.







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‘The Battle of Versailles,’ by Robin Givhan

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:27
American design faced off with French fashion in a 1973 show.







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‘The Fair Fight,’ by Anna Freeman

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:27
Anna Freeman sets her novel in the world of female pugilists and their patrons in late-18th-century England.







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‘Academy Street,’ by Mary Costello

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:26
Mary Costello’s debut novel is an intimate portrait of one Irish immigrant’s life.
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The Shortlist: Topical Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:26
New books by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés, Amanda Eyre Ward, Andrew Roe and Margaret Vandenburg.
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Asne Seierstad’s ‘One of Us,’ About Rampage in Norway

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 07:27
“One of Us” explores a dark side of contemporary Scandinavia through the life and crimes of Anders Behring Breivik, a mass murderer who killed 77 people, most of them teenagers.






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6 romance e-book deals to warm your spring

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 23:04

BookBub's editors highlight some awesome romance e-book deals.

        
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Love and Lust rec: 'Day and Knight' by Dirk Greyson

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 23:04

HEA contributor Becky Condit recs m/m romance and chats with author Dirk Greyson.

        
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Leta Gail Doerr on National Foster Care Awareness Month

USAToday Books - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 23:04

Leta Gail Doerr shares the role the foster care system plays in her Bluegrass Country Series.

        
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Open Book: Grandeur to Spare

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 16:31
Chris Impey, the author of “Beyond: Our Future in Space,” says: “I grew up in a small, damp, cloudy country. The stars and space were not prominent in my childhood.”
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ArtsBeat: Charlie Hebdo Cartoonist to Stop Drawing Muhammed

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 12:11
Muhammad “no longer interests me,” Rénald Luzier, who works under the name Luz, said in an interview.






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ArtsBeat: New ‘Avengers’ Movie Not Enough? Take a Free Comic Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 11:57
Saturday is Free Comic Book Day.
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