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‘The Visionist,’ by Rachel Urquhart

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 11:05
In this novel, a girl left with the Shakers begins to see angels.
    





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Author's Note: Writer of a Certain Age

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 11:04
The author remembers when looks started to matter in publishing.
    





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‘Leaving the Sea,’ Stories by Ben Marcus

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 11:03
Navigating the terrors of adulthood, the characters in Ben Marcus’s story collection resort to extreme survival strategies.
    





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Open Book: The Year in Adaptation

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 11:01
A look back at the books that made it to the big screen.
    





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Exclusive trailer reveal: 'Alienated' by Melissa Landers

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 21:00
What a great week at HEA for trailer reveals! Today we have the romantic sci-fi YA 'Alienated' by Melissa Landers.
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Rec'd romances: 'Live,' 'Wild Ones,' 'The Dom Project'

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 20:55
HEA contributor Mandi Schreiner recs contemporaries by Mary Ann Rivers, Kristine Wyllys and Heloise Belleau and Solace Ames.
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The Week in Pop: Cool stuff from the last seven days

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 20:35
Whitney shares some of the music, TV and books that helped her survive the week.
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‘My Age of Anxiety,’ by Scott Stossel

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 17:32
Scott Stossel examines the painful mystery of anxiety.
    





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‘The Parthenon Enigma,’ by Joan Breton Connelly

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 17:31
The Parthenon is our shrine to Western civilization, but what did it mean to those who made it?
    





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Rebecca Mead’s ‘My Life in Middlemarch’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 17:31
In her book about George Eliot’s masterpiece, “Middlemarch,” Rebecca Mead combines criticism and biography with the intimate tone of autobiography.
    





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ArtsBeat: Live From Canada, It’s Alice Munro

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 17:11
Ms. Munro appeared by video during an event at Symphony Space on Wednesday night.
    





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ArtsBeat: Penguin Announces a Makeover for Inspector Maigret

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 15:04
Penguin will issue new translations of Georges Simenon’s novels about Jules Maigret, the stolid Parisian detective.
    





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Chang-rae Lee: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 10:00
The author of “On Such a Full Sea” has been rereading the classics he tackled in college — “big, complex works which I found arresting and difficult then and find arresting and difficult now.”
    





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Kindle Love Stories chats with rocker Bret Michaels

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 22:30
You know it's a good day to be a romance novelist when you get to hang out with Poison front man Bret Michaels to talk about romance.
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Celeb books are on the way!

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 22:04
Mariah Carey, Nick Offerman, more celebs announce book deals.
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Exclusive trailer reveal: 'Liv, Forever' by Amy Talkington

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 21:55
HEA is psyched to share with you the trailer for Liv, Forever by Amy Talkington, co-created with Victoria Bata.
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TV movie 'Flowers in the Attic' lifts book onto USA TODAY's list

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 21:11
Plus, 'Under the Wide and Starry Sky' is the Today show's new book club pick.
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Letters: ‘Little Failure’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 11:44
Readers respond to recent reviews of Gary Shteyngart’s memoir, Stephen Burt’s poetry, Frederick Busch’s stories and more.
    





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Letters: ‘Little Failure’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 11:44
Readers respond to recent reviews of Gary Shteyngart’s memoir, Stephen Burt’s poetry, Frederick Busch’s stories and more.
    





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'Goonies,' 'Girls,' Nicholas Sparks, John Hughes and 'Downton Abbey'

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 07:46
Authors Kristen Proby, Sharon Biggs Waller and Deborah O'Neill Cordes are sharing their favorite movies and TV shows.
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