Book Reviews

Even Grumpy Cat can't help but smile about new book, film

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:05

The famous feline is releasing 'The Grumpy Guide to Life' and starring in a Lifetime Christmas movie.

        
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Exclusive excerpt: 'Elvis Has Left the Building'

USAToday Books - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:24

Preview a new book that examines the popularity of punk after Elvis died in 1977.

        
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Must-read romances: 'The Preacher's Promise' and 'Courting Cinderella'

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 22:49

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Piper Huguley and Mackenzie, chats with Jae Henderson.

        
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Must-read suspense: 'Alive at 5,' 'Kiss and Kill,' 'Caught in the Crosshairs'

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 22:03

HEA contributor Kathy Altman recs reads by Linda Bond, Lala Corriere and Elisabeth Rees.

        
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Sci-fi and fantasy authors pick the worlds they want to visit

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 22:03

HEA contributor Veronica Scott checks in with fellow sci-fi/fantasy authors for part 2 of what worlds they'd want to visit.

        
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'Painted Horses' offers a wild ride into the past

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 12:03

It's the debut novel by Malcolm Brooks, a carpenter from Montana.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 04:03

Debbie Macomber's latest Rose Harbor Inn romance goes on sale Aug. 12.

        
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'Outlander' Episode 1: Mandi and Michelle share their takes

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 19:25

HEA contributors Mandi Schreiner and Michelle Monkou share their takes on Episode 1 of 'Outlander.'

        
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You'll want to crack this harrowing 'Ice' tale

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 14:01

A naval journey to the North Pole in 1879 goes horribly wrong.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 04:04

Spend your days off reading 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.'

        
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John Green recovering from viral meningitis

USAToday Books - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 14:15

The 'Fault in Our Stars' author said on Twitter that he's doing better.

        
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New 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' cover is so creepy

USAToday Books - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 13:33

Charlie Bucket would NOT approve of this.

        
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Feeling beachy? Time to read a new romance

USAToday Books - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 13:03

It's August! You know what that means? Time to read a romance at the beach, of course.

        
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‘Bulletproof Vest,’ by Maria Venegas

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:31
From Mexico to Chicago, from past to present, Maria Venegas confronts her gun-toting father’s violent legacy.






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‘Remember Me Like This,’ by Bret Anthony Johnston

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:25
In Bret Anthony Johnston’s debut novel, the rescue of a missing boy is only the beginning of his family’s healing process.






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‘The Novel,’ by Michael Schmidt

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:25
Michael Schmidt surveys 700 years of the novel, from Austen to Zola.






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‘Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel,’ by Anya Ulinich

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:25
The heroine of Anya Ulinich’s graphic novel goes on a campaign to rectify her woeful romantic inexperience.






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‘Soldier Girls,’ by Helen Thorpe

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:24
Following three women to Afghanistan and back home.






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‘The Rush,’ by Edward Dolnick

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:22
For tens of thousands of Americans who journeyed west, the gold rush offered a chance for a better life.






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‘Lucky Us,’ by Amy Bloom

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:22
Two sisters from Ohio reinvent themselves in 1940s America.






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