Book Reviews

Scholastic pulls George Washington book over slavery debate

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:37

The company received criticism for the portrayal of slavery in the children's book "A Birthday Cake for George Washington." Video provided by Newsy

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 06:02

Look for new books by Bill Bryson and Joyce Carol Oates.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 06:03

Spend your weekend reading Isabel Allende's 'The Japanese Lover.'

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Essays remind us why we miss Christopher Hitchens

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 16:52

'And Yet....' is a brilliant posthumous collection from the writer who died in 2011.

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Pure 'Magic': Marie Kondo finally hits No. 1

USAToday Books - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 16:23

After 60 weeks on USA TODAY's books list, 'Life-Changing Magic' climbs to the top.

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Is 'Calendar Girl' the next 'Fifty Shades'?

USAToday Books - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 13:35

A sexy series is suddenly selling like hotcakes.

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Story of real Winnie-the-Pooh wins Caldecott

USAToday Books - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 12:49

The inspiration for the children's book was a real live bear rescued by a soldier.

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