Book Reviews

‘How to Bake Pi,’ by Eugenia Cheng

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 11:39
Recipes for tapping the logic and beauty of mathematics.







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Open Book: The Friendly, Heavy Skies

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 11:33
A new oversize book showcases advertisements for air travel in the postwar years.







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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 11:32
Paperback books of particular interest.







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‘The Dorito Effect,’ by Mark Schatzker

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 10:26
Food producers focus on factors such as yield, at the expense of flavor.







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The Shortlist: Literary Lives

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 10:24
New novels explore the lives of Virginia Woolf, George Sand and Emily Dickinson.







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‘Backlands,’ by Victoria Shorr

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 10:24
Led by a charismatic, one-eyed rebel and his lover, an outlaw gang roams the Brazilian badlands in the 1920s and ’30s.







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‘Stalin’s Daughter,’ by Rosemary Sullivan

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 10:23
Stalin’s daughter tried to escape his shadow by defecting to the United States.







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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Their Fractured Light' by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

USAToday Books - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:39

Authors Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner tell us about the cover of Their Fractured Light, the final book in their USA TODAY bestselling Starbound trilogy.

        
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'A Daring Sacrifice' by Jody Hedlund

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 23:04

HEA unveils the cover of historical YA 'A Daring Sacrifice' by Jody Hedlund.

        
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Love and Lust rec: 'I'll Stand by You' by Sharon Sala

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 23:03

HEA contributor Becky Condit recs latest by Sharon Sala.

        
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Letters: ‘Galileo’s Middle Finger’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 12:34
Readers respond to recent reviews of Alice Dreger’s new book, Jim Shepard’s “The Book of Aron” and more.







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New Galbraith (aka Rowling) on its way

USAToday Books - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 10:52

The new Robert Galbraith novel is coming in October.

        
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Interviews: Audiobook narrators Suzy Jackson and Erin Moon

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 23:20

HEA contributor Jessie Potts chats with audiobook narrators Suzy Jackson and Erin Moon.

        
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In Bed With a Romance Author: Rachel Blaufeld on romances, emojis and 'Scandal'

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 23:09

HEA contributor Rachel Blaufeld recs reads by Kristen Callihan and Liora Blake AND falls hard for 'Scandal.'

        
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Excerpts from Elisabeth Naughton and Jennifer Armentrout of '1001 Dark Nights'

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 23:08

Elisabeth Naughton and Jennifer L. Armentrout join HEA to share excerpts from their novellas, both part of the 1001 Dark Nights collection.

        
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Stephen King rules at No. 1

USAToday Books - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 11:07

'Finders Keepers' is the writer's 19th book to hit the top spot.

        
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Children’s Books: A Guide to Reading Rituals

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 09:34
A new picture book is a “how to" manual for little people who have just gotten the hang of reading.







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‘The Fixer,’ by Joseph Finder

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:30
A reporter is drawn into a family mystery when he finds millions in his father’s home.







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‘A Complex Fate: William L. Shirer and the American Century,’ by Ken Cuthbertson

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:30
A new biography traces William L. Shirer’s arc from intrepid foreign correspondent to blacklist victim to mega-best-selling author.







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MaryJanice Davidson: Marching band (hair) highlights

USAToday Books - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 23:28

HEA contributor and bestselling romance author MaryJanice Davidson has some ... feelings about marching band.

        
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