Book Reviews

‘Lila,’ by Marilynne Robinson

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:30
A young woman with a past of hardship and suffering makes a new start in Gilead, Iowa.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:30
Oprah Winfrey has propelled many books onto the best-seller list, but her collection “What I Know for Sure” — No. 6 on the advice and how-to list — is the first best seller that is all her own.
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The Shortlist: Katherine Howe's 'Conversion,' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:29
New books by Isabel Gillies, Carl Hiaasen, Katherine Howe and Rick Yancey.
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Letters: ‘The Shifts and the Shocks’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:29
Readers respond to recent reviews of books by Martin Wolf and Sophie Hannah.
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Open Book: Books to Love and Hate

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:29
Children are such impressionable readers that their literature easily becomes a battleground.
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Joyride' by Anna Banks

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:15

HEA unveils the cover of Anna Banks' Joyride, coming to us in June 2015.

        
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5 deadly heroines in romance, according to Lynn Raye Harris

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:03

Lynn Raye Harris, author of Hot Rebel, shares five romance heroines she considers the deadliest.

        
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‘The Innovators,’ by Walter Isaacson

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 13:30
A history of the digital age, and of the collaborators and lone tinkerers who helped usher it in.
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'Nora Webster,' by Colm Toibin

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 13:25
A woman struggles toward independence after her husband’s unexpected death in Colm Toibin’s novel.
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The Enforcer: John Branch’s ‘Boy on Ice’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 13:25
Derek Boogaard gave everything he had to a sport that ultimately destroyed his life.
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'The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher,' by Hilary Mantel

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 13:12
The stories in Hilary Mantel’s new collection are designed to frighten readers and make them laugh.
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USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:05

USA TODAY's weekly list of the top 150 books.

        
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James M. McPherson: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:00
The author, most recently, of “Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief” says that coming of age in Minnesota in the ’50s, he saw the South as “a mysterious, almost foreign land.”






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'Killing Patton' lands at No. 1

USAToday Books - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 04:00

'Killing Patton' is the fourth book in a franchise by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.

        
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'Star Wars' trilogy is retold in new kids' book

USAToday Books - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 19:15

'The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight' kicks off a new series.

        
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Dunham to pay book tour acts after criticism

USAToday Books - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:13

Her opening acts will in fact be paid, she said on Twitter.

        
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ArtsBeat: Capitalized Clues to a Glitch

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 06:32
Some copies of the advance reading edition of Anthony Horowitz’s “Moriarity” — about Sherlock Holmes and his nemesis — had a little something extra.






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Crime: John Harvey's 'Darkness, Darkness' and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 13:31
“Darkness, Darkness,” John Harvey’s final novel in his series featuring Inspector Charlie Resnick, strikes an elegiac tone.






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Parents have attachment to print, study says

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:28

Findings from a Nielsen study will be presented at a summit in December.

        
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Hilary Mantel takes aim at Maggie Thatcher

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:57

A short story collection from the author of 'Wolf Hall.'

        
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