Book Reviews

‘Better Than Before,’ by Gretchen Rubin

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 04:30
Gretchen Rubin looks at how routines structure and govern our lives.






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Must-read romances: 'Fatal Mistake,' 'Force of Nature,' 'London Bound'

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 23:34

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou chats with Iris Bolling and recs reads by Kris Norris, Jessica Jarman and Lynn Crandall.

        
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Anna is one very unhappy 'Hausfrau'

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 13:00

An American in Germany is a fish out of water in Jill Alexander Essbaum's novel.

        
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Ghosts, witches on the prowl in teen books

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 11:06

New YA books include two sequels and a book spun off a hit YouTube series.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/05/2015 - 05:01

Celebrity memoirs from Candice Bergen and Jon Cryer arrive on April 7.

        
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‘ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Sat, 04/04/2015 - 15:32
Three books attempt to understand the Islamic State.






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'The Buried Giant' stands tall

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/04/2015 - 13:00

Kazuo Ishiguro's latest is a fable about a couple searching for their son.

        
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Video: Interviews with 'Outlander' stars Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/04/2015 - 11:07

HEA contributor Justine Browning chats with Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe about Outlander's Jamie and Claire.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/04/2015 - 05:00

Spend your weekend reading 'The Harder They Come' by T.C. Boyle.

        
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ArtsBeat: Alabama Officials Find Harper Lee in Control of Decision to Publish Second Novel

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 15:04
Alabama officials have closed an investigation into a complaint that Harper Lee may have not capable of authorizing the publication of her second novel, set to be released in July.






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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:18
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, whose “Heretic” is No. 8 on the hardcover nonfiction list, applied for work with left-leaning think tanks when she moved to America in 2007, but found no takers.
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‘Eleanor Marx: A Life,’ by Rachel Holmes

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:17
Eleanor Marx, the subject of a new biography, became a major player on the British left.
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James Hannaham’s ‘Delicious Foods’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:17
A boy searches for his young drug-addicted mother employed at a remote industrial farm.
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‘Meeting the English,’ by Kate Clanchy

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:16
Ignored by his family, an ailing writer enlists a teenager’s aid.
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‘Act of God,’ by Jill Ciment

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:15
In Jill Ciment’s novel, a mysterious fungus takes root in Brooklyn and spreads through the city.
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‘The Wisdom of Perversity,’ by Rafael Yglesias

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:15
In Rafael Yglesias’s novel, three grown friends decide whether to go public about the pedophile who disfigured their lives.
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‘What Comes Next and How to Like It,’ by Abigail Thomas

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:15
Abigail Thomas’s third memoir both records and laments the passage of time.
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‘Barefoot Dogs,’ by Antonio Ruiz-­Camacho

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:10
A threatened Mexican clan seeks the safety of exile.
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‘A Higher Form of Killing,’ by Diana Preston

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:10
In 1915, the Germans turned for the first time to weapons that targeted civilians as well as soldiers.
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Crime: Dennis Lehane’s ‘World Gone By,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:09
Dennis Lehane’s new novel continues the sweeping fathers-and-sons tale started in “The Given Day” and “Live by Night.”
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