Book Reviews

Must-read romances: 'The Mayor's Mission,' 'Raspberry Kisses,' 'Born at Dawn'

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 00:16

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Piper Huguley, Cecelia Dowdy and Nigeria Lockley.

        
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Must-read romances: 'The Raven,' 'Unraveling You,' 'The Farther I Fall'

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 00:05

HEA contributor Lea Franczak recs reads by Sylvain Reynard, Jessica Sorensen and Lisa Nicholas.

        
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Laura Griffin on the heart of a hero

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 00:05

Laura Griffin, author of Beyond Limits (out Tuesday!), explores why SEALs are so great at wooing us in romances.

        
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Cohen writes of his mother's mental illness

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 14:02

'The Girl From Human Street' is perhaps overly ambitious.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 06:00

England's Samantha Shannon returns with a sequel to 'The Bone Season.'

        
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F. Scott Fitzgerald's tragic last act

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 14:00

Novelist Stewart O'Nan portrays the writer's years in Hollywood.

       
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 06:02

Spend your weekend with Gail Godwin's 'Publishing.'

        
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The New York Times Book Review: Back Issues

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 20:32
Complete contents of the Book Review since 1997.






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'Buzz Books 2015' offers Maria Bello excerpt

USAToday Books - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 15:55

Excerpts from new books by Mika Brzezinski and dozens more.

        
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‘Modernity Britain: 1957-1962,’ by David Kynaston

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:06
David Kynaston’s multivolume history of postwar Britain continues in this tapestry of political, socioeconomic and cultural change.






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Open Book: Immersive History

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:06
David Kynaston’s method of recapturing Britain’s past includes quoting from the diaries and letters of average citizens.






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The Shortlist: ‘The Greatest Knight,’ by Thomas Asbridge, and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:05
New books about the Plantagenets and the Tudors, Thomas Cromwell and more.






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Esther Freud’s ‘Mr. Mac and Me’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:05
In Esther Freud’s novel, an artistic boy befriends the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1914.






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Ben Metcalf’s ‘Against the Country’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:04
Ben Metcalf’s novel, set in Virginia, takes issue with the American idealization of the back-to-the-land life.






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‘The Season of Migration,’ by Nellie Hermann

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:39
A novel of van Gogh’s anguished time in Belgium.






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‘Van Gogh,’ by Julian Bell

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:39
Julian Bell looks at van Gogh’s brief, explosively creative life.






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‘Offcomer,’ by Jo Baker

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:38
The protagonist of Jo Baker’s first novel is an Oxford graduate working at a Belfast pub.






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Casey Walker’s ‘Last Days in Shanghai’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:37
In this first novel, a young congressional aide navigates a minefield of graft and corruption in present-day China.






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Critic's Take: Somebody’s Watching Us

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:37
Today, Richard Hofstadter, who wrote “The Paranoid Style in American Politics,” might target not just right-wing radio hosts but also the aggrieved left.






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‘When Books Went to War,’ by Molly Guptill Manning

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:33
In World War II, books helped lift the spirits of the troops.






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