Book Reviews

As a chef, is Freddie Prinze Jr. all that?

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 07:22

The actor moves from the '90s big screen heartthrob to cookbook author.

        
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In 'Grunt,' Mary Roach embeds us in the horror of war

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 13:10

An engrossing if "gross-out" examination of the nitty-gritty of battle.

        
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Noah Hawley's 'Before the Fall' is a best seller

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 11:18

The thriller about a small-plane crash lands at No. 4 on USA TODAY's list.

        
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'Me Before You' is No. 1 for fourth straight week

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 11:10

The movie adaptation is propelling sales of Jojo Moyes' romance.

        
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Stephen King's gripping trilogy comes to an 'End'

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 10:32

'End of Watch' brings detective series to a top-notch close.

        
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Everything we know about the 'Harry Potter' play so far (spoiler-free!)

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 08:38

'Cursed Child' has begun previews in London.

        
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Photos: Harry Potter returns in 'Cursed Child' play

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 08:05

        
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Nonfiction: ‘Witness to the Revolution,’ by Clara Bingham

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 04:30
An oral history of the 1960s gives voice to unfamiliar figures as well as the usual suspects.
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Exclusive: Tips from 'Bachelorette' Desiree Hartsock for your wedding on a budget

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 08:32

The former reality TV star wrote a book full of advice for your big day.

        
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Nonfiction: Virginia Heffernan’s ‘Magic and Loss’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 04:30
How the internet has transformed our aesthetic experiences.
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J.K. Rowling slams the 'bunch of racists' who are against a black Hermione

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 17:10

Rowling repeated her enthusiasm of black actor Noma Dumezweni's casting.

        
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Jazz Jennings talks 'Life as a (Transgender) Teen'

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 15:28

The 15-year-old's book hits shelves Tuesday, one day before her show's Season 2 premiere.

        
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A new collection for Pat Conroy fans

USAToday Books - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 11:12

'A Lowcountry Heart' collects non-fiction writings by the late author.

        
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Fiction: Isabel Wilkerson Reviews Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Homegoing’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 04:30
This hypnotic debut novel contemplates the consequences of human trafficking on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Roundup: Cooking: Gwyneth Paltrow’s ‘It’s All Easy,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 14:22
Interest in vegetable cookery continues strong, with foreign flavors from Norway, Korea and Italy adding spice.
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McMillan misses groove with 'I Almost Forgot About You'

USAToday Books - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 13:01

Terry McMillan's latest novel is about a woman revisiting her old loves.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 05:02

Look for new books by Brad Meltzer, Jazz Jennings and Barbara Taylor Bradford.

        
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Time for teens to tune in to these summer reads

USAToday Books - Sat, 06/04/2016 - 14:46

Rick Yancey wraps up '5th Wave' series, and a girl wonders if Kurt Cobain was her dad.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 06/04/2016 - 05:05

Spend your weekend reading 'Marlene.'

        
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Check out some hot summer romance reads

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 14:04

As summertime approaches, what better way to get in the mood than with a hot new romance?

        
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