Book Reviews

‘Beale Street Dynasty’ and ‘Dreams to Remember’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:36
“Beale Street Dynasty” adds a fascinating chapter to civil rights history, and “Dreams to Remember” evokes the fire of Otis Redding and his Memphis label, Stax Records.







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‘Oh! You Pretty Things,’ by Shanna Mahin

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:36
The heroine of this first novel set in Los Angeles is preoccupied with fame and its discontents.







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The Shortlist: Y.A. Crossover

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:33
New books by Margo Rabb, David Almond, Justine Larbalestier and Nova Ren Suma.







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‘The Brethren,’ by Robert Merle

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:29
“The Brethren," published in France in 1977, is the first of 13 volumes detailing more than a century of French history and known as “Fortunes of France.”







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Interviews: 'Off Base' authors Tessa Bailey and Sophie Jordan

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 23:16

HEA contributor Jessie Potts chats with Tessa Bailey and Sophie Jordan about their collaboration on Off Base.

        
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Love and Lust rec: 'Blowing Off Steam' by Joy Lynn Fielding

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 23:04

HEA contributor Becky Condit recs Blowing Off Steam by Joy Lynn Fielding.

        
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'The Duke and the Domina' by Jenn LeBlanc

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 23:04

Jenn LeBlanc stops by HEA to unveil the new cover of her latest release, The Duke and the Domina.

        
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Lia Davis recs some paranormal romance for summer

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 23:04

Lia Davis, author of A Leopard's Path, lets us know her picks for must-read paranormal romance this summer.

        
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Find secrets and lies in these e-book romance deals

USAToday Books - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 23:04

BookBub's editors highlight some awesome book deals.

        
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ArtsBeat: Rare Early Proof of ‘The Bell Jar’ to Be Auctioned

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 18:49
A second-hand copy of the 1963 novel, written under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas, sat on a shelf for three decades. Now it’s expected to sell for a few thousand dollars.







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David McCullough: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 07:00
The author, most recently, of “The Wright Brothers” originally planned to write fiction. “Again and again come vivid reminders that the truth often is not only stranger than fiction, but far more remarkable as a story.”







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Travel

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 04:30
New books take us on a quest for Atlantis, and to Kilimanjaro, Amsterdam, Vietnam, Scandinavia and elsewhere.







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Science Fiction and Fantasy

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 04:30
Naomi Novik’s “Uprooted,” Terry Pratchett’s “A Blink of the Screen” and more.







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‘I Take You,’ by Eliza Kennedy

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 04:30
In Eliza Kennedy’s salty first novel, a young lawyer named Lily is having serious doubts about getting married.







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25 hot books for summer

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 15:14

Seasonal titles from Stephen King, Harper Lee, Dr. Seuss, Sue Grafton and James Patterson.

       
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ArtsBeat: Dashiell Hammett Papers Go to University of South Carolina

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 14:50
The Dashiell Hammett archives include hundreds of letters and a replica of the Maltese Falcon.







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Aniston hops aboard the 'Train' express

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 14:40

'The Girl on the Train' has sold 2 million copies since January.

       
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ArtsBeat: Margaret Atwood Delivers Work to Be Published in 2114

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:57
Ms. Atwood provided the first work in the “Future Library” project taking place in Oslo.







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Gloria Steinem to write 'Road' book

USAToday Books - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:38

It's the first book in two decades from the famous feminist.

        
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Children’s Books: Winged Wonders

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 08:00
With poetic words and stunning photographs, “Sweep Up the Sun” salutes birds in flight.







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