Book Reviews

‘The Musical Brain,’ Stories by César Aira

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 04:30
The characters in César Aira’s stories inhabit a shifting landscape of events.






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Cover reveals: Shannon Stacey's Boston Fire series

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 22:18

Shannon Stacey unveils the covers of her Boston Fire series and shares an excerpt from book one.

        
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Must-read inspy romance: 'Jaded,' 'Mist of Midnight'

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 22:00

HEA contributor Serena Chase recs reads by Varina Denman, Sandra Byrd and Rachel Hauck.

        
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ArtsBeat: New Umberto Eco Novel, ‘Numero Zero,’ Coming This Fall

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 13:55
Coming out on Nov. 3, the satirical novel, a best seller in Italy, tells the story of a struggling ghostwriter.






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Larson's hits, from Nazis to serial killers

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:01

Four of the author's non-fiction books have landed on USA TODAY's list.

        
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Glow' by Beth Kery

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 23:52

HEA unveils the cover of Beth Kery's Glow, which comes out in December.

        
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'The Bollywood Bride': The story behind the cover

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 23:48

Sonali Dev shares her reactions to the cover of The Bollywood Bride and explains the meanings of some of the details.

        
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Exclusive excerpt: 'All But Lost' by Jillian Neal

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 23:43

Today we're sharing an excerpt from Jillian Neal's paranormal New Adult romance All But Lost.

        
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Excerpt: 'Need Me' by Shelley K. Wall

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 23:43

Shelley K. Wall shares an excerpt from her new contemporary romance, Need Me, out today.

        
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ArtsBeat: Whiting Awards Celebrate 30 Years With 10 Winning Writers

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 14:07
This year’s winners include the playwrights Lucas Hnath and Anne Washburn.






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In 'Whipping Boy,' a search for a tormentor

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 14:02

Author Allen Kurzweil spent 40 years looking for his childhood bully.

       
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Erik Larson: Bring your book, pass it over, run

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 07:38

Erik Larson, author of 'Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania,' admits he is not a filmmaker. So when someone wants to turn one of his books into a movie... he passes it over, takes his money and runs. Video shot by Todd Plitt for USA TODAY.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 06:02

A posthumous memoir from ESPN anchor Stuart Scott will be published March 10.

        
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Tale of departed twin is 'Damned' scary

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 14:02

Going to the afterlife and returning has not been a fun trip for Danny Orchard.

       
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 06:00

Jennifer Lawrence is set to play author Lynsey Addario in 'It's What I Do.'

        
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Spend the weekend curled up with a hot romance book

USAToday Books - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 15:08

HEA compiles the week's recs in romance, so get ready to read this weekend.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Erik Larson’s ‘Dead Wake’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 15:00
Mr. Larson discusses his new book about the Lusitania, and Orlando Patterson talks about two new books by black conservatives.






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‘There’s Something I Want You to Do,’ by Charles Baxter

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:44
Charles Baxter’s stories hinge on “request moments,” when taking action involves a suggestion or a demand.
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Nina Stibbe’s ‘Man at the Helm’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:44
Two sisters living in an English village seek out suitors for their single parent in this comic novel.
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‘To Explain the World,’ by Steven Weinberg

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:44
A physicist surveys the misguided and evolving methods used to decipher scientific phenomena.
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