Book Reviews

Why is Draco so bad? J.K. Rowling explains for Xmas

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 09:57

Why is Draco so bad? Why do some still like him? J.K. Rowling explains in Xmas treat.

        
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David Orr’s 10 Favorite Poetry Books of 2014

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:53
Books by Louise Glück, Fanny Howe, Christian Wiman and others.






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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Disappearing Religions

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:09
Gerard Russell talks about “Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms,” and Phil Zuckerman discusses “Living the Secular Life.”






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Love in Suspense exclusive excerpt: 'Beyond Limits' by Laura Griffin

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 23:48

HEA contributor Vilma Gonzalez shares an exclusive excerpt from Beyond Limits by Laura Griffin.

        
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Tamara Mataya on diversity in romance covers and stories

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 23:12

Tamara Mataya, author of Taken by Storm, shares with us the challenge of finding stock art for a cover on a romance about a Polynesian woman and Caucasian man.

        
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Must-read romances: 'Driving Lessons,' 'Asher's Shot,' 'The Kidnapped Christmas Bride,' 'Flames of Passion'

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 23:05

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Annameekee Hesik, Elizabeth Wheeler, Jane Porter and Kayla Perrin.

        
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Must-read inspy romances: 'Lady of Fire,' 'A Cliché Christmas,' 'The Wishing Season'

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 23:05

HEA contributor Serena Chase recs books by Tamara Leigh, Nicole Deese and Denise Hunter.

        
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Sister tells the 'Truth' behind 'Into the Wild'

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 13:00

Carine McCandless's memoir is a harrowing tale of childhood abuse.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 05:03

Go crazy for a new book about Prince and 'Purple Rain.'

        
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A searing look at Richard Pryor's comedic genius

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 13:02

A new biography captures the comic's demons and creativity.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 05:04

Spend your weekend with short story master Alice Munro.

        
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ArtsBeat: Koons Again Accused of Copyright Infringement

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 14:48
A work by Jeff Koons in his retrospective in Paris could set off a legal battle.
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Raphaël Jerusalmy’s ‘Brotherhood of Book Hunters’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:39
François Villon travels to Jerusalem in this literary mystery.
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‘America’s Pastor,’ About Billy Graham, by Grant Wacker

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:39
A study of Billy Graham’s ministry examines how American culture shaped him — and he shaped it.
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Open Book: Religious Reading

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:39
Cynthia Ozick and others recommend novels with religious themes.
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‘A Philosophy of Walking,’ by Frédéric Gros

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:39
Charting the many ways we walk, and what they say about us.
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‘Joan of Arc,’ by Kathryn Harrison

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:39
Kathryn Harrison’s biography interweaves Joan of Arc’s story with both fictional and historical interpretations.
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‘The Great Reformer,’ a Biography of Pope Francis

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:39
A biography of Jorge Mario Bergoglio traces his Argentine origins and his path to the Vatican.
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‘Ardor,’ by Roberto Calasso

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:39
Roberto Calasso delves into the enigmatic web of ritual and myth that defined the ancient Vedic world.
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Children's Books: ‘Space Case’ and ‘The Twin Powers’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:39
In these middle-grade novels, a young detective solves a lunar murder, and twins reunite to save their threatened worlds.
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