Book Reviews

ArtsBeat: Ichabod Crane Rides Again in New Edition

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 14:27
Penguin Classics has published a new edition of the Washington Irving short-story collection that includes “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”






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Romance Unlaced: Beyond Britain's shores

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:28

HEA contributor Madeline Hunter checks in with Mary Jo Putney, Joanna Bourne, Sherry Thomas and Jade Lee on unusual historical settings.

        
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Mantel's 'Thatcher' story causes backlash

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 09:54

U.K. conservatives are not pleased with Hilary Mantel's fictional account of Thatcher's death.

        
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9 Marquez books coming as English e-books

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:12

'Love in the Time of Cholera' and eight others will be available digitally for the first time.

        
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Bookends: Should Writers Avoid Sentimentality?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 09:00
Roland Barthes said, “It is no longer the sexual which is indecent, it is the sentimental.” Zoë Heller and Leslie Jamison debate whether sentimentality is still a cardinal sin for writers.






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7 reasons we love the Sheldon Coopers of the world (Bazinga!)

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 23:12

Rhoda Baxter explores our love of geek heroes like TBBT's Sheldon Cooper.

        
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Exclusive cover reveal: Holding Strong by Lori Foster

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 23:04

Lori Foster joins HEA to unveil the cover of Holding Strong, the next book in her Ultimate series.

        
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Children's Books: ‘Harlem Hellfighters,’ by J. Patrick Lewis and Gary Kelley

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 14:37
A picture book about an African-American regiment in World War I that confronted racists as well as the German Army.






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King, Abrams collaborate on '11/22/63' for Hulu

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 13:55

Streaming site orders 9-hour event series based on best-selling thriller.

        
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James Frey's 'Endgame' has a golden prize

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:52

$500,000 worth of gold, to be precise.

        
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Children's Books: Anthony Browne’s ‘What If . . . ?’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:06
Swallowing their fears, these adventuresome characters set off down unfamiliar streets and explore unknown worlds.






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ArtsBeat: Vintage to Release García Márquez E-Books

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 06:00
Nine of Gabriel García Márquez’s works will be released in digital-format English versions in October.






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ArtsBeat: Fiction Long List Announced for National Book Awards

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:47
Marilynne Robinson, Elizabeth McCracken and Phil Klay are among the writers whose work is on the 2014 fiction long list for the National Book Awards.






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'Broken Monsters': A killer's on the loose

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 13:00

Detective Gabi Versado is searching for a murderer and dealing with her teen daughter.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 05:01

'Killing Patton' by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard goes on sale Sept. 23.

        
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Time to check in for riveting 'Paying Guests'

USAToday Books - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 13:00

Sarah Waters' latest, set in 1922 England, involves secret lovers and a murder trial.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:00

Spend your weekend reading a new biography of comedian Bill Cosby.

        
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'How We Learn' looks at how our brains work

USAToday Books - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:55

New research sheds light on how best to study.

        
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Author Beth Cato on her fantasy heroine

USAToday Books - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:03

The author of 'The Clockwork Dagger' writes about the inspiration behind her heroine.

        
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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Cosby: His Life and Times’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:33
Mark Whitaker discusses his new biography of Bill Cosby, and Jeff Hobbs talks about “The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace.”






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