Book Reviews

Toni Morrison’s ‘God Help the Child’

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 04:30
Child abuse cuts a jagged scar through Toni Morrison’s “God Help the Child,” a modern-­day fairy tale with shades of the Brothers Grimm.






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‘Spinster,’ by Kate Bolick

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 04:30
Kate Bolick enjoys living single — and so did the five writers whose stories she tells.






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Must-read romances: 'One Night,' 'The Aftermath,' 'Heart Tempter'

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 23:16

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Eric Jerome Dickey, Shelia Goss, Sophia Knightly, Delaney Diamond and Vanessa Riley.

        
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Exclusive excerpt: 'Intercepted' by Emma Hart

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 23:03

HEA contributor Vilma Gonzalez shares an exclusive excerpt from Intercepted by Emma Hart.

        
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Love in the Stacks: Romance canon as librarian tool?

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 23:03

HEA contributor Christyna Hunter speaks some more with librarians Wendy Crutcher and Kristin Ramsdell about the romance canon.

        
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Excerpt: 'The Cowboy's Little Surprise' by Barbara White Daille

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 23:03

Barbara White Daille shares an excerpt from her new release, The Cowboy's Little Surprise, the first book in The Hitching Post Hotel series.

        
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George Sand comes to life in 'Lover'

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 13:00

French novelist George Sand is celebrated in Elizabeth Berg's novel.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 05:04

J.K. Rowling's Harvard commencement speech is out on April 14.

        
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Michelle and Mandi on 'Outlander': By the Pricking of My Thumbs

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/11/2015 - 21:00

HEA contributors Mandi Schreiner and Michelle Monkou react to the lastest episode of Outlander.

        
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Authors check in with 'Game of Thrones' expectations

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/11/2015 - 07:06

HEA contributor Jessie Potts checks in with authors MaryJanice Davidson, Damon Suede, Jay Kristoff and Melissa Grey on their thoughts on Game of Thrones.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 04/11/2015 - 05:01

Spend your weekend with 'The Buried Giant' by Kazuo Ishiguro.

        
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You've worked hard: Relax with a good romance

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 14:04

It's been a busy week and basketball is behind us, so now it's time to settle down and crack open a brand new romance.

        
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ArtsBeat: Taraji P. Henson of ‘Empire’ to Publish a Memoir

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 13:59
Taraji P. Henson, who plays Cookie Lyon on “Empire,” has a memoir scheduled for publication in 2016.






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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Masha Gessen’s ‘The Brothers’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 13:31
Ms. Gessen discusses her book about the Boston Marathon bombers, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev; Gretchen Rubin talks about “Better Than Before.”
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Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 10:45
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 10:39
Paperback books of particular interest.
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J.K. Rowling talks 'Harry Potter 8'

USAToday Books - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 10:37

The author chats on 'Today' about what she's been working on.

        
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The Shortlist: Andrea Chapin’s ‘The Tutor,’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 09:51
New novels imagine the lives of literary characters, including Shakespeare and Charles Dickens.
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Inside the List

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 09:15
Sara Gruen, whose novel “At the Water’s Edge” is No. 6 on the hardcover fiction, recently described the office above her garage as a “bordello circus tent.”
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