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Mar 21, 2019

37 outrageous stories about Motley Crue from their tell-all book turned Netflix movie 'The Dirt'
The hedonistic rock band's tell-all is now a Netflix movie, 'The Dirt,' out March 22.         

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Mar 20, 2019

Harlan Coben's thriller 'Run Away' features family drama and murder at a frenetic pace
Familial ties are what "Run Away" is built on and how the mysterious murders are ultimately solved.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 20, 2019

Kids and parents plead for diversity in children's books. 8 great titles that deliver
Scholastic issued a survey this week that showed demand rising from parents and kids for diversity in children's books.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 19, 2019

Bill O'Reilly book on Trump coming out in fall
The author looks to the present this time in writing about the presidency         

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Mar 19, 2019

Michelle Obama takes her 'Becoming' tour to BookTube, discusses memoir with YouTube stars
Michelle Obama talks books with YouTube stars John Green, Franchesca Ramsey, Jouelzy, Ariel Bissett, Jesse George and Kat O'Keeffe in a new online special.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 19, 2019

Meet your righteous new literary heroine in 'Save Me From Dangerous Men'
Nikki Griffin is both a bibliophile and a vigilante private eye in this debut thriller by S.A. Lelchuk.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 18, 2019

5 books not to miss: 'Queenie,' 'Save Me From Dangerous Men,' Harlan Coben's 'Run Away'
This week's best new book releases include Harlan Coben's new thriller "Run Away" and the provocatively titled "Save Me From Dangerous Men."         

USA Today: Books
Mar 13, 2019

Rosie O'Donnell was sexually abused by her father, new book 'Ladies Who Punch' reveals
In a new book,  "Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of ‘The View,'" Rosie O'Donnell reveals she was sexually abused by her father.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 13, 2019

Matt Richtel's 'An Elegant Defense' a captivating tour of the human immune system
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel takes readers on a tour of our immune system, humanely told through stories of four lives.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 12, 2019

Steve Berry's latest Cotton Malone thriller, 'Malta Exchange,' doesn't do much thrilling
"The Malta Exchange" is Steve Berry's 14th book featuring Cotton Malone, a retired Justice Department operative turned rare bookseller.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 11, 2019

5 books not to miss: 'An Elegant Defense,' 'House on Fire,' Owuor's 'The Dragonfly Sea'
This week's notable book releases include a suspenseful debut rooted in family tragedy and a well-researched dive into the immune system.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 08, 2019

Mitchell S. Jackson's 'Survival Math' talks systemic challenges facing the black community
"Survival Math" is a raw and real memoir told in many voices, examining the systemic challenges facing the black community.         

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Mar 08, 2019

'The Wolf and the Watchman' is a brutal book of Scandinavian noir you won't soon forget
Literary Swedish noir continues to entrance and spill blood in Niklas Natt och Dag's brutal, unforgettable new book, "The Wolf and the Watchman."         

USA Today: Books
Mar 08, 2019

Elton John announces 'no-holds-barred' autobiography is officially coming in October 2019
Elton John continues his incredible farewell run with the release of his official autobiography on October 15, 2019.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 07, 2019

5 powerful, butt-kicking tips from Rachel Hollis' new book 'Girl, Stop Apologizing'
In "Girl, Stop Apologizing," Rachel Hollis encourages readers to go for it. Here are five tips from the book to get you motivated.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 06, 2019

Rachael Denhollander, leading voice against Larry Nassar's abuse, writes memoir, children's book
The titles — "What Is a Girl Worth?" and "How Much Is a Little Girl Worth?" — reference the question she asked in her victim-impact statement.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 05, 2019

Rachael Denhollader, leading voice against Larry Nassar's abuse, writes memoir, children's book
The titles — "What Is a Girl Worth?" and "How Much Is a Little Girl Worth?" — reference the question she asked in her victim-impact statement.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 05, 2019

Peter Heller's 'The River' is full of fire, life and profound consequences
Every move Jack and Wynn make along the river has the chance to kill them or others, and the result is a novel that sweeps you away.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 05, 2019

Nickolas Butler's 'Little Faith' poses big questions on faith and family
Author Nickolas Butler returns to the heartland for his latest novel about the nature of faith and its effect on family.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 05, 2019

Rock legend Pete Townshend, of The Who, pens novel about the music biz
The Who's Pete Townshend, the man who helped invent the rock opera, has now written a rock novel.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 05, 2019

The Who's Pete Townshend pens novel, 'The Age of Anxiety,' out in November
The Who's Pete Townshend, the man who helped invent the rock opera, has now written a rock novel.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 05, 2019

'A Woman Is No Man' explores the toll of domestic violence on an Arab immigrant family
Three generations of Palestinian-American women are torn between custom and desire in this piercing debut from Etaf Rum.         

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Mar 04, 2019

'Queer Eye's' Karamo Brown talks new memoir, Ariana Grande obsession and political ambitions
"I never thought there would be a time that I would compare my Jamaican-Cuban parents to Ariana Grande."         

USA Today: Books
Mar 04, 2019

Queer Eye's Karamo Brown talks new memoir, Ariana Grande obsession and political ambitions
"I never thought there would be a time that I would compare my Jamaican-Cuban parents to Ariana Grande."         

USA Today: Books
Mar 03, 2019

5 books not to miss: 'The River,' 'Wolf & the Watchman,' new Steve Berry, Etaf Rum's debut
The thriller from Sweden and more notable releases, including Steve Berry's newest, "The River" from Peter Heller, "Little Faith" by Nickolas Butler         

USA Today: Books
Mar 01, 2019

Dr. Seuss Day: 5 great life lessons I learned from reading the beloved children's author
Horton taught her loyalty. Reading 'Green Eggs and Ham" made her open to new trying new things. Dr. Seuss' writing taught us all these life lessons and more.         

USA Today: Books
Mar 01, 2019

Here are the top 10 children's books according to USA TODAY's best-selling books list
We took a look at the top children's books over the 25-year history of our best-selling books list. Did your favorite make the list?         

USA Today: Books
Feb 28, 2019

A posthumous book by Dr. Seuss is coming to bookstores Sept. 3
An unfinished manuscript by the late children's author is the basis for "Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum," Random House Children's Books announced Thursday         

USA Today: Books
Feb 26, 2019

Stephen King and his wife donate $1.25M to New England Historic Genealogical Society
Stephen King and his wife, Tabitha, made the gift through their foundation to the New England Historic Genealogical Society.         

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Feb 25, 2019

'Spearhead' is a WWII book on tank strategy, but humanity is central focus
It's hard not to be fascinated with these multi-ton war vehicles, but it's soldiers, civilians and their encounters who rightfully take center stage.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 24, 2019

5 books not to miss: 'The Border,' 'Priory of the Orange Tree,' 'Say Nothing' and more
The highly anticipated conclusion of the Cartel triology by Don Winslow publishes this week, as does a new novel by "The Bone Season" author.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 22, 2019

'The Last Romantics' a moving and utterly engrossing read
In her absorbing new novel, Tara Conklin traces the ever-changing relationships among siblings as they grow into adults.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 21, 2019

Sasha Sagan, daughter of Carl Sagan, to release book that draws on widely-read essay
Her publisher is calling the book "part memoir, part guidebook and part social history."         

USA Today: Books
Feb 21, 2019

What did William Shakespeare look like?
Author Charles FInch discovered during his research what we know -- and what we don't         

USA Today: Books
Feb 21, 2019

With 'The Border,' Don Winslow closes modern literature's most important crime saga
Don Winslow's "The Border" features a President who uses the expression "bad hombres." Sound familiar?         

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Feb 21, 2019

New Mitch Albom book, 'Chika,' written 'through a few tears,' coming in November
The book tells of the two-year journey of Mitch and his wife, Janine, to find treatment before Chika died in 2017, at age 7.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 20, 2019

Review: 'The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls' is a stunning debut novel
Anissa Gray pens a poignant debut novel with "The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls."         

USA Today: Books
Feb 19, 2019

In Alan Brennert's "Daughter of Moloka'i," story continues in WWII-era California
In new book, Alan Brennert does more than deliver the long-awaited sequel to has 2003 bestseller, "Moloka'i."         

USA Today: Books
Feb 18, 2019

W.E.B. Griffin, 'Badge of Honor' military novelist, dead at age 89
W.E.B. Griffin wrote more than 200 books including "Badge of Honor," ''Clandestine Operations" and "Presidential Agent."         

USA Today: Books
Feb 18, 2019

Oscars: These best-picture winners were inspired by books
        

USA Today: Books
Feb 18, 2019

'Under Pressure' author Lisa Damour talks 'normal' anxiety for girls, when to get help
Psychologist Lisa Damour is examining  a weight plaguing some girls. "Under Pressure" looks at forces that can cause stress and anxiety.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 17, 2019

5 books not to miss: 'Daughter of Moloka'i,' 'Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls'
The sequel to "Moloka'i," Anissa Gray's novel, Thomas Mallon's fictionalized political novel, Lisa Gardner's newest D.D. Warren book and more         

USA Today: Books
Feb 15, 2019

Andrea Levy, bestselling British author, dead at 62 from cancer
One of the first black British authors to achieve both critical and commercial success, Levy was best known for her novel "Small Island."         

USA Today: Books
Feb 14, 2019

Here's why ‘Say You're Sorry' by Karen Rose is the next ‘Gone Girl'… sort of
Readers looking for a female-led thriller may be drawn to Karen Rose's "Say You're Sorry," but it's not quite like a Gillian Flynn novel.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 14, 2019

Betty Ballantine, one of the inventors of the modern paperback, dead at 99
Betty Ballantine, the younger half of a groundbreaking husband-and-wife publishing team that helped invent the modern paperback, has died.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 13, 2019

5 things you may not know about iconic Toni Morrison
The author's latest book, 'The Source of Self-Regard' shares her take on a variety of social issues. Here is our take on the fascinating writer.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 13, 2019

Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush will release children's book on sisters
The former First sisters will         

USA Today: Books
Feb 12, 2019

Girls Who Code CEO: How a typo can be a radical act of feminism
Perfectionism is a trap uniquely set for women. But small acts of bravery can build into a revolution.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 12, 2019

How to take the right risks while starting your business, from author Maria Aspan
Maria Aspan shares risks you should take --- and ones you shouldn't.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 12, 2019

'The Night Tiger' a mesmerizing tale of murder, romance and superstition
A missing finger, a dance hall girl and a series of mysterious deaths linked to a rogue tiger thrill in this novel.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 12, 2019

Katie Couric writing memoir slated for 2021 on career, #MeToo, 'heartbreaking losses'
Katie Couric is writing a memoir, one she is counting on to live up to its title: "Unexpected."         

USA Today: Books
Feb 11, 2019

As Iran's Islamic Republic turns 40, Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' hits bestseller list
Former First Lady's memoir has been reprinted 17 times in Iran. Monday marks the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Islamic Republic.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 10, 2019

5 books not to miss this week, including 'The Night Tiger' and Toni Morrison's collection
"The Night Tiger" is a magical realism story with a mysterious were-tiger.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 08, 2019

Jill Abramson's 'Merchants of Truth': A grim eye on the state of the news business
Jill Abramson, first woman in the top job in print journalism, got fired and then wrote a book about the existential crisis in the industry she loves.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 07, 2019

Are you looking at your screen too often? Here's how to declutter your digital life
Author Cal Newport, of "Digital Minimalism," has a method to Marie Kondo your life to make time for what matters.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 06, 2019

Alice Marie Johnson, inmate freed with help by Kim Kardashian West, gets book deal
Harper announced Wednesday that Alice Marie Johnson's "After Life: My Journey From Incarceration to Freedom" comes out May 21.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 05, 2019

Malcolm Gladwell will have a new book, this one on strangers
This book, on strangers and the dangerous assumptions we make about them, will examine past scandals and deceptions.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 05, 2019

Best-selling 'Flower Drum Song' author C.Y. Lee dead at 102
C.Y. Lee, whose best-selling novel "The Flower Drum Song" became the basis for a popular stage musical and Oscar-nominated film, has died at age 102.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 05, 2019

How Eleven came to be: ‘Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds' prequel book gives backstory
Who are Eleven's parents? And why does her mom call her Jane? The first official "Stranger Things" book tells the story leading up to Eleven's birth.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 05, 2019

In since-deleted xenophobic tweet, author Barbara Ehrenreich attacks Marie Kondo
Barbara Ehrenreich tweeted that Marie Kondo not speaking English points to America's decline.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 04, 2019

'On the Come Up,' highly anticipated book from 'Hate U Give' author Angie Thomas, delivers
"On the Come Up" is a gripping story about 16-year-old Brianna who fights for her artistic dreams while struggling to survive poverty and violence.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 03, 2019

5 books not to miss: 'On the Come Up' by Angie Thomas, plus 'Digital Minimalism'
Looking for inspiration from 'The Hate U Give' author or seeking to declutter your digital life? Look no further than books releasing this week.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 01, 2019

Unpublished Salinger work to be released, including a few loved characters
One of the book world's publishing's greatest mysteries is finally ending: J.D. Salinger's son says previously unpublished work by his late father will be coming out.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 01, 2019

The pig that inspired the cover of 2006 'Charlotte's Web' book dies
Wilbur, the pig that appeared on the cover of the 2006 edition for "Charlette's Web," will be buried in the family cemetery of John L. Batey's farm.         

USA Today: Books
Feb 01, 2019

17 kids books to read for Black History Month from board titles to young adult
Black History Month is a great time to crack open a new book and learn about all the important figures and stories that impacted history.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 31, 2019

'The Bold World': A story of transformation and the many ways we define authentic self
It's a memoir about identities and her personal experience navigating the world as a black person, as a woman, and as mother of a transgender boy.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 31, 2019

Brad Meltzer announces new book with familiar protagonists
Best-selling thriller writer Brad Meltzer is returning to his publishing roots.         

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Jan 30, 2019

'The Lost Girls of Paris' review: Compelling history falls short for talented author
"The Lost Girls of Paris" fictionalizes the true story of female spies during World War II.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 30, 2019

Holocaust scholar surveys rising tide of anti-Semitism in new book
What made her latest work so challenging — documenting the recent resurgence of anti-Semitism in Europe and America, on the right and the left — was that it was happening now.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 29, 2019

Chris Christie writes Mike Pence was stunned on election night - and other not-so-flattering things in his new book
In his new book, here's how Chris Christie describes Vice President Mike Pence, the man with the job Christie wanted.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 29, 2019

Book from former Trump aide describes anti-refugee actions by top policy adviser
The author of a new tell-all book about the White House under President Donald Trump says one of Trump's top policy advisers spoke dismissively about refugees.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 29, 2019

Chris Christie blames 'toxic forces' - not Donald Trump - for administration's failures
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants people to know that the Trump administration's problems are not his - or even Donald Trump's - fault.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 29, 2019

'Golden Child' tells story of twin brothers and asks: who is the sun shining on?
When one child goes missing, long-simmering resentments and fears come to the surface.         

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Jan 29, 2019

Prestigious Man Booker fiction prize faces uncertainty after losing its main sponsor
Britain's leading literary award, the Man Booker Prize, faces uncertainty after its main financial backer said it is ending its sponsorship in 2019.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 28, 2019

Kids' book authors honored: Meg Medina wins Newbery medal, Sophie Blackall the Caldecott
Meg Medina, the recipient of the John Newbery Medal, says: "There are so many negative characterizations these days of Latino families."         

USA Today: Books
Jan 28, 2019

Dimas Hardy returns in John Lescroart's 'The Rule of Law'
Lescroart has crafted another wonderful legal thriller that will easily please his fans and those who aren't familiar with his body of work.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 27, 2019

5 books not to miss: 'Lost girls of Paris,' Chris Christie's 'Let me finish,' 'Bold World'
"Let me finish" goes on sale Jan. 29, as does buzzed-about historical novel "Lost Girls of Paris" and "The Bold World."         

USA Today: Books
Jan 25, 2019

Tara Westover among PEN award nominees for 'Educated' memoir
Tara Westover's best-selling memoir "Educated" and Richard Powers' novel "The Overstory" are among the nominees for a $75,000 award presented by the literary and human rights organization PEN America.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 24, 2019

'Fifty Shades' author E L James announces new erotic novel 'The Mister'
The author of the blockbuster "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy has an "erotic love story" coming out April 16.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 23, 2019

Jamel Brinkley wins Ernest J. Gaines Award recognizing African-American fiction writers
Jamel Brinkley's "A Lucky Man" has won the 2018 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, recognizing rising African-American fiction writers.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 23, 2019

Five takeaways from Stephanie Land's memoir, 'Maid'
In Stephanie Land's new book, she recounts what it's like living at the line of just surviving and employment in the service industry.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 23, 2019

It's true, 'Golden State' is an imaginative detective story with Orwellian leanings
In the land of Ben H. Winters' novel "Golden State," truth is more important than anything else and lies will get you exiled from civilization.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 22, 2019

J.D. Salinger's 100th celebrated with unseen author photos from 'Catcher in the Rye'
The University of New Hampshire is celebrating J.D. Salinger's centennial with an exhibit of unseen photos of the "Catcher in the Rye" author.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 22, 2019

Five takeaways from anticipated Stephanie Land memoir, 'Maid'
In Stephanie Land's new book, she recounts what it's like living at the line of just surviving and employment in the service industry.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 22, 2019

In 'The Suspect,' Fiona Barton mixes universal truths with a thrilling tale
In Fiona Barton's latest, journalist Kate Waters finds herself at the center of the story.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 22, 2019

Here are the finalists for the National Books Critics Circle 2018 awards
Here are the books that will be up for taking home the awards in March.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 20, 2019

5 new books not to miss: "Suspect" by Fiona Barton, next legal thriller by John Lescroart
Two thrillers, a dystopian tale and two memoirs are on our list of interesting releases on Jan. 22.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 17, 2019

Author Sherrilyn Kenyon says her husband poisoned her; sheriff investigating
When Sherrilyn Kenyon saw the lab results showing high levels of strange substances in her system last spring, a doctor told her to hire an attorney.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 17, 2019

A best-selling author says her husband was trying to poison her
Sherrilyn Kenyon, the best-selling fantasy author, is accusing her estranged husband of poisoning her.         

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Jan 17, 2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver dies at 83
Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer-winning poet whose rapturous odes to nature and animal life brought her critical acclaim and popular affection, has died.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 17, 2019

Soccer icon Abby Wambach announces new book, 'Wolfpack,' based on viral commencement speech
Abby Wambach, two-time Olympic gold medalist, international soccer's all-time leading scorer and feminist icon announced a new book with a sizzling Instagram video.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 17, 2019

'Big Bang' by David Bowman: Unreliable narrator spins stories that keep you wondering
Bowman's Who's Who shines prismatic light on the lives of generational icons.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 15, 2019

Who is Harriet Blue in the James Patterson and Candice Fox book series?
If you're starting the series by James Patterson and Candice Fox -- or just need a refresher before reading "Liar Liar," read this.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 15, 2019

Joanna Gaines' first children's book is about her family garden and 'what a gift life is'
Gaines wrote "We are the Gardeners" and her children are credited as co-authors. Gardens teach children about "what a gift life is," Gaines said.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 15, 2019

'Choose Your Own Adventure' publisher sues Netflix over 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch'
Chooseco claims Netflix violated its trademark with "Bandersnatch," a recent episode of "Black Mirror," which uses a format similar to those of the books. It allows viewers to choose among actions taken by the characters without knowing the outcome.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 15, 2019

In Karen Thompson Walker's 'The Dreamers,' a mysterious illness befalls a college town
The symptom, a deep, unshakable sleep, triggers panic among a wide cast of characters.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 14, 2019

A genetic test leads to a family secret in Dani Shapiro's latest memoir, 'Inheritance'
"You're not Jewish," she was told. But not until a genetic test reveals her family's secret does she understand why she looks different.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 13, 2019

5 new books not to miss this week, including James Patterson's 'Liar Liar'
James Patterson and Candice Fox team up for 'Liar Liar,' the third Detective Harriet Blue novel. Plus more new books on sale this week.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 11, 2019

What might have happened if Anne Frank survived Holocaust? New book, "Annelies," imagines.
In novelist David R. Gillham's book, Anne survives the Holocaust and must deal with new challenges of life after the concentration camps.         

USA Today: Books
Jan 10, 2019

Love 'Bird Box'? Here are five books to read beside the one it's based on
Looking for more post-apocalyptic or horror-filled reads like "Bird Box?" Look no further.         

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