Book Reviews

Erik Larson's 'Dead Wake' lands at No. 2

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 13:25

The popular writer scores his highest debut ever on USA TODAY's best-seller list.

        
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Ann Romney to write book on MS battle

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:11

Memoir set for fall will benefit Ann Romney Center for Neurological Diseases in Boston.

        
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Children’s Books: ‘Prickly Jenny’ and ‘Edgar Wants to Be Alone’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:52
Two new picture books find the charm in their characters’ terrible moods.






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‘The Age of Cryptocurrency,’ by Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 04:30
A look at the rapidly evolving world of digital money.






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Bill Browder’s ‘Red Notice’

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 04:30
An American businessman confronts the Russian kleptocracy.






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Must-read fan fiction from 'Doctor Who,' 'Star Trek,' 'Farscape'

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 23:56

HEA contributor Denny S. Bryce recs some fan fiction from the fandoms of Doctor Who, Star Trek and Farscape.

        
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Laura K. Curtis on overcoming the alpha/beta divide

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 23:03

Laura K. Curtis, author of Echoes, the latest in her Harp Security series, explains why she loves an alpha hero … with caveats.

        
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Most-played songs: 'Devil & Dust,' 'Cry to Me,' 'Moments'

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 23:03

Sandra Lake, Crystal Green and Alex Rosa share their most-played songs while writing.

        
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Maisie Dobbs is back on the case

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 16:06

Jacqueline Winspear's novel finds our heroine drawn into the Spanish Civil War.

        
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‘For Love of Country,’ by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 12:20
A celebration of the courage, dedication and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans.






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Bookends: Do Money Woes Spur Creativity or Stifle It?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 08:30
Rivka Galchen and Mohsin Hamid discuss the role of money troubles in a creative life.






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‘Culture Crash,’ by Scott Timberg

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 04:30
It has become almost impossible to make a living in or around the arts.






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ArtsBeat: Louise Erdrich Wins Library of Congress Award

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 23:05
The Library’s American fiction prize, awarded this year to Ms. Erdrich, is given to writers with “unique, enduring voices” whose work addresses the American experience.






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Excerpt: 'The Witch of Painted Sorrows' by M.J. Rose

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 23:04

HEA shares an excerpt from M.J. Rose's new Gothic romance, The Witch of Painted Sorrows (out today!).

        
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Historical romance in the era of Downton Abbey season 5

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 23:03

Delancey Stewart, author of Prohibited! and The Glittering Life of Evie McKenzie, explores the appeal of romances set in the 1920s.

        
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Excerpt: 'Naughty King' by Michelle A. Valentine

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 23:03

HEA shares an excerpt from Michelle A. Valentine's Naughty King, part one in the three-part Sexy Manhattan Fairytale.

        
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Lena Dunham, Knight celebrate 'Eloise'

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 18:39

HBO documentary 'It's Me, Hilary' honors the 'Eloise' illustrator.

        
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‘The Summit,’ by Ed Conway

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:23
In 1944, while war raged on, a raucous three-week summit overhauled the international monetary system.






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‘The Age of Acquiescence,’ by Steve Fraser

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:17
Unlike their 19th-century counterparts, today’s superrich face little organized opposition.






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These picture books will help kids fit in

USAToday Books - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 13:04

Even misfits find their way in four new books for children.

        
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