Book Reviews

O'Reilly, Grisham, Rowling lead holiday book sales

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/28/2016 - 10:21

'Killing the Rising Sun' was the No. 1 book for Christmas.

        
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Help Desk: And a Thinner New Year: Five New Books About Food and Diets

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 12/28/2016 - 04:00
Time to avoid cheese, avoid sugar, trick your brain into making you feel less hungry, and learn to love yourself instead of dieting.
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Carrie Fisher's second life as a writer

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 14:34

The actress wrote best-selling novels and memoirs.

        
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Carrie Fisher's second life as a writer

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 14:34

The actress wrote best-selling novels and memoirs.

        
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Carrie Fisher had a gift for memorable lines

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 13:31

The author and actress was famed for a biting humor often focused on herself.

        
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Carrie Fisher had a gift for memorable lines

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 13:31

The author and actress was famed for a biting humor often focused on herself.

        
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10 mildly pretentious commandments from ‘beauty bible’ ‘Goop Clean Beauty’

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 11:18

Okay, some are pretentious-ish.

        
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10 mildly pretentious commandments from ‘beauty bible’ ‘Goop Clean Beauty’

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 11:18

Okay, some are pretentious-ish.

        
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Debut novel is a smart take on private-school 'Admissions'

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 06:05

In 'Small Admissions,' Kate Pearson decides who gets in, and who doesn't.

        
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Debut novel is a smart take on private-school 'Admissions'

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 06:05

In 'Small Admissions,' Kate Pearson decides who gets in, and who doesn't.

        
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Nonfiction: A History of U.S. Foreign Affairs in Which Grandiose Ambitions Trump Realism

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 04:00
Presidents tend to fall prey to a “utopian temptation,” says Walter A. McDougall in “The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy.”
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Nonfiction: Thinking in the Deep: Inside the Mind of an Octopus

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 04:00
In “Other Minds,” Peter Godfrey-Smith shows how the abilities of the octopus offer insight into the evolution of animal intelligence.
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Schwalbe's 'Books for Living' is a love letter to reading

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/26/2016 - 13:03

The author, no snob, is a fan of both Homer and Paula Hawkins.

        
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Schwalbe's 'Books for Living' is a love letter to reading

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/26/2016 - 13:03

The author, no snob, is a fan of both Homer and Paula Hawkins.

        
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Nonfiction: Ladies Who Launch: Women Who Opened the Door to Space Exploration

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 12/26/2016 - 04:00
Dava Sobel’s “The Glass Universe” and Margot Lee Shetterly’s “Hidden Figures” uncover the role of women at critical points in the history of science.
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USA TODAY Author of the Year: Colson Whitehead

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 10:00

Oprah and President Obama were fans of his novel 'The Underground Railroad.'

        
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USA TODAY Author of the Year: Colson Whitehead

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 10:00

Oprah and President Obama were fans of his novel 'The Underground Railroad.'

        
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10 books we loved reading in 2016

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 07:04

We were fans of Ann Patchett, Bruce Springsteen, Zadie Smith, Stephen King and more.

        
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10 books we loved reading in 2016

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 07:04

We were fans of Ann Patchett, Bruce Springsteen, Zadie Smith, Stephen King and more.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 05:04

Post holidays, two new books about our bodies.

        
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