Book Reviews

Exclusive: Excerpt from new 'Frozen' series

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:09

A new chapter book series spun off from the hit movie is due in 2015.

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'If I Stay' hits No. 1 on best-seller list

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:06

The movie adaptation opening Aug. 22 is spurring sales of the young-adult novel.

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'Unbroken' climbs best-seller list again

USAToday Books - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:04

Angelina Jolie's movie adaptation out Christmas Day.

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Authors Jojo Moyes and Liane Moriarty conquer America

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 17:27

Their best-selling novels have connected with American women readers.

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'Big Little Lies' heading to the big screen

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:37

It will star Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon.

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Benedict Cumberbatch to record William Golding audio book

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 13:16

The 'Sherlock' actor will record an unabridged edition of 'The Spire.'

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'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' will feed your paranoia

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:22

David Shafer's satirical novel explores the nefarious world of online spying.

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New in paperback: Laura Hillenbrand, Amy Tan

USAToday Books - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:57

National Book Award winner 'The Good Lord Bird' also is newly out in paperback.

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George R.R. Martin to focus on books, not show

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 16:48

The author says he won't write a season five 'Game of Thrones' episode.

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'Fifty Shades' heats up best-seller list

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:05

The movie trailer viewed by millions means fresh sales for the erotic trilogy.

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Libraries face issues lending e-books

USAToday Books - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:46

E-book terms and conditions make it tough for libraries to offer everything to readers.

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Bookends: What’s Your Favorite Out-of-Print Book?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:00
Adam Kirsch and Francine Prose discuss their favorite out-of-print books.

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Deep Chords: Haruki Murakami’s ‘Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage’

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 07:00
Patti Smith reviews Haruki Murakami’s dreamlike new novel, in which a man seeks out old friends to understand why he was banished from their circle.

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On 'Building a Better Teacher'

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:30

Elizabeth Green spent years studying teachers.

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George R.R. Martin kids' book gets re-release

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 12:43

'The Ice Dragon' will be re-released with brand new art.

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10 hot summer reads to pack for the beach

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 07:03

Check out 10 new thrillers and romances that will fit quite nicely in your beach bag.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 05:03

The new Preston & Child Gideon Crew thriller goes on sale Aug. 5.

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'Arsonist': It's locals vs.'summer people'

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 14:59

Houses in Pomeroy, N.H., are burning in Sue Miller's new novel.

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Mona Lisa: Maybe better to keep the mystery

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 13:00

New biography reveals the real woman behind the smile.

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John Green celebrates Esther Day

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:04

"Love isn't just about romance," says John Green.

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