Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: Kwame Alexander and Dan Santat Win Children’s Book Prizes

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 13:46
Kwame Alexander’s novel “The Crossover” won the John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature; Dan Santat’s “The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend” won the Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book.






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Love in Suspense: Dual Interview with Jay Crownover and Karina Halle

USAToday Books - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 00:16

HEA contributor Vilma Gonzalez hosts Jay Crownover and Karina Halle chatting with each other about their latest releases.

        
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Excerpt: 'The Originals: The Rise' by Julie Plec

USAToday Books - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 00:10

HEA is thrilled to share an exclusive excerpt from writer and television producer Julie Plec's The Originals: The Rise, based on the TV show The Originals.

        
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Must-read romances: 'Hunger's Mate,' 'Snapped,' 'Wishing Lake'

USAToday Books - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 00:06

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by A.C. Arthur, Christine D'Abo and Regina Hart.

        
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'Ghettoside' asks tough questions about crime

USAToday Books - Sun, 02/01/2015 - 14:02

Author Jill Leovy examines murders in a working-class black neighborhood.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 02/01/2015 - 06:05

Nick Hornby and David Duchovny have new novels.

        
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'Mime Order' breaks out of dystopian pack

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:00

Samantha Shannon writes a strong follow to 'The Bone Season.'

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 06:02

Spend your weekend reading 'West of Sunset' by Stewart O'Nan.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Guantánamo Diary’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 17:08
Mark Danner discusses “Guantánamo Diary,” by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, and David Adam discusses his book, “The Man Who Couldn’t Stop.”






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The Shortlist: Katherine Heiny’s ‘Single, Carefree, Mellow,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:37
New books by Katherine Heiny, Megan Mayhew Bergman, Mark Kurlansky and Shelly Oria.






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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:36
Paperback books of particular interest.






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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:36
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






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‘Ideas of Order,’ by Neil L. Rudenstine

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
A guide to Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets, and an argument that they contain an underlying narrative.






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Open Book: Reading in Transit

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
The photographer Reinier Gerritsen captures the reading habits of New York’s subway riders.






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Scott Blackwood’s ‘See How Small’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
Inspired by real events, Scott Blackwood’s novel imagines the aftermath of the murder of three teenage girls.






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‘The Sacrifice,’ by Joyce Carol Oates

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
In Joyce Carol Oates’s novel, a teenage girl is the alleged victim of a brutal rape.






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‘The Girl From Human Street,’ by Roger Cohen

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
From Lithuania to South Africa, England, America and Israel, a journalist chronicles his family’s story of repeated upheaval.






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‘The Girl on the Train,’ by Paula Hawkins

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
A psychological thriller of intersecting lives and betrayals.






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Letters: ‘Among the Disrupted’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
Readers respond to a recent essay by Leon Wieseltier.






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Crime: Tom Cooper’s ‘The Marauders,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:35
Every last one of the gaudy characters in Tom Cooper’s first novel, “The Marauders,” has a story to tell about life on the Gulf Coast.






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