Book Reviews

Campus novel fizzles out of the 'Gate'

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:00

Debut novel 'Bradstreet Gate' is reminiscent of 'The Secret History.'

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True-crime writer Ann Rule dies at 84

USAToday Books - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 09:39

Best-selling true-crime writer Ann Rule died Sunday in Seattle at age 84.

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Bookends: Who Should Be Kicked Out of the Canon?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 07:00
James Parker and Francine Prose discuss which writers should be ejected from the literary canon.

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‘The Conservative Heart,’ by Arthur C. Brooks

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 04:00
Arthur C. Brooks says Republicans should revise their rhetoric and speak in moral terms.

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‘Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War,’ by Susan Southard

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 04:00
What happened in Nagasaki after the second atomic bomb.

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Must-read paranormals: 'Siren's Call,' 'Dragon Fall,' plus author interviews

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 23:16

HEA contributor Jessie Potts recs reads by Jayne Ann Krentz (Jayne Castle) and Katie MacAlister and chats with the authors.

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'Pet': A new Dr. Seuss is on the loose!

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 17:31

A brother and sister wonder what pet should they get in newly discovered title.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 09:40

Watch for Tim Palen's collection of 'Hunger Games' photographs.

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‘The Complete Stories,’ by Clarice Lispector

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 04:00
Clarice Lispector’s “Complete Stories” is proof that she was one of the true originals of Latin American literature.

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‘Let Me Tell You,’ by Shirley Jackson

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 04:00
A new collection of work by Shirley Jackson includes short stories, humorous bits of family memoir, and essays and talks, many of them in print for the first time.

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Interview: Soman Chainani, author of School for Good and Evil series

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 23:06

HEA contributor chats with Soman Chainani and his popular School for Good and Evil series and shares an excerpt.

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Fighting fires with brains and brawn

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 13:02

'Smokejumper' is a memoir by an elite airborne firefighter.

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Thrilling 'Luckiest Girl' asks: Is she?

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:17

In Jessica Knoll's novel, a young woman tries to reinvent her troubling past.

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RWA day 4: Jessie Potts checks in from NYC conference

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 07:12

HEA contributor Jessie Potts reports from the final day of RWA's national conference.

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New mysteries: 'Eeny Meeny,' 'Badlands'

USAToday Books - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 07:03

New mysteries from C.J. Box, M.J. Alridge, Holly Brown and Michael Harvey.

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Novel based on El Chapo is a real rush

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 13:00

Art imitates real life in Don Winslow's fast-paced novel 'The Cartel.'

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Celebrity Book Club: Beach reads

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 08:49

Looking for an interesting read? Look no further than your favorite celeb.

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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 05:00

Spend your weekend reading 'Luckiest Girl Alive.'

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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Dr. Seuss’ ‘What Pet Should I Get?’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 13:48
Maria Russo and Alexandra Alter discuss Dr. Seuss, and Jill Ciment talks about “The Hand That Feeds You.”

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ArtsBeat: Rediscovered Pablo Neruda Poems to Be Published

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 13:07
Copper Canyon Press will publish a collection of 20 poems that were found by archivists last year.

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