Book Reviews

Children’s Books: ‘Noggin,’ by John Corey Whaley

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:58
After a premature death, a teenager returns to life when his cryogenically frozen head is transplanted.






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Children’s Books: ‘We Were Liars,’ by E. Lockhart

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:57
Four teenagers enjoy summer on a private retreat until a mysterious accident changes everything.






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Children’s Books: Maya Van Wagenen’s ‘Popular’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:57
Can “Betty Cornell’s Teen-Age Popularity Guide” get you through the eighth grade? Maya Van Wagenen gives it a try.






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Children’s Books: ‘Secrets of the Seasons,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:56
Three picture books send children off on a journey through the four seasons.






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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:56
Greg Iles, whose thriller “Natchez Burning” enters the hardcover fiction list at No. 2, reworked the novel after a car crash that left him in a coma for eight days.






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‘Nothing Holds Back the Night,’ by Delphine de Vigan

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:55
A novel recounts a parent’s descent into mental illness.






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‘Cured,’ by Nathalia Holt

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:14
What doctors are learning from the experience of two men in Germany who appear to have been cured of AIDS.






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Crime: Philip Kerr’s ‘Prayer,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:14
In Philip Kerr’s “Prayer,” an F.B.I. agent investigates the curious deaths of some prominent atheists.






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‘An Untamed State,’ by Roxane Gay

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 09:55
In this debut novel, a woman faces a kidnapping in Haiti and a father unwilling to pay her ransom.






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‘The Snow Queen,’ by Michael Cunningham

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 09:55
An ailing woman, her fiancé and his brother wrestle with love, loss and hope in Michael Cunningham’s novel.






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Excerpt: 'Barefoot in White' by Roxanne St. Claire

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 07:04
Roxanne St. Claire shares an excerpt from her next Barefoot Bay romance, 'Barefoot in White.'
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Ain't no sunshine if these authors' keeper books are gone

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 07:04
Authors Melissa Cutler, Kate Angell and Charlotte Hubbard are talking books that will remain on our keeper shelves forever.
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Women with whips: Christine d'Abo, Ann Jacobs expand on that …

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 07:04
Ellora's Cave erotic romance authors Christine d'Abo and Ann Jacobs join HEA to delve into what's so hot about a dominant woman.
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Sabrina York finds inspiration just about everywhere

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 07:04
Sabrina York explains where she turns for inspiration and who inspires her (or threatens to kick her butt if she doesn't write).
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Jessye Norman sings her way from Georgia to world stage

USAToday Books - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 06:49
From 'Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam' to Wagner's 'Tannhauser'
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Lots and lots of new romances to read this weekend

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/08/2014 - 22:03
Lots of hot new romances to curl up with this weekend, including Julie James' latest.
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Books we wish we'd read without the hype

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/08/2014 - 22:03
There are many reading experiences that are richer when you know nothing going in.
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Open Book: India Explains Itself

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/08/2014 - 17:11
Suketu Mehta discusses the recent boom in vital writing both from and about the Indian subcontinent.
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Gillian Flynn: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/08/2014 - 11:21
The author of “Gone Girl” says it’s hard to get over something first read at age 12: “I will probably be clutching ‘Flowers in the Attic’ in my gnarled hands on my deathbed.”






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Interview: Stephanie Tyler aka SE Jakes

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/08/2014 - 07:50
HEA contributor Jessie Potts chats up Stephanie Tyler about her big reveal that she's also SE Jakes.
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