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Weekend picks for book lovers

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 1:48am
Spend your weekend reading 'Long Mile Home' or 'Frog Music.'

Southern roots pull Frances Mayes home in new memoir

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:00pm
The author of 'Under the Tuscan Sun' writes about her Southern childhood.

Rec'd romances: 'Loving Logan,' 'Where There Is Will,' 'She Can Hide'

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:14am
HEA contributor Kathy Altman recs reads by Katie Bryan, Monica Epstein and Melinda Leigh.

Six authors who are making a difference

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:03am
These authors are putting their money where their mouth is and giving back

'Reasons My Kid Is Crying' will make you laugh out loud

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:58am
The popular blog has been published as a book.

April showers bring some new romances to read

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:03am
So it's been a little more like spring, hasn't it? To celebrate, here are some highlights from this week's newly released romances.

Hey, Whit: Can you recommend some good books by women?

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:07pm
By request, Whitney lists a few of her favorite titles from female contemporary authors.

Max Brooks talks WWI graphic novel 'Harlem Hellfighters'

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 8:01am
'World War Z' author Max Brooks discusses his new graphic novel

With movie, 'Heaven Is for Real' rises on USA TODAY list

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 7:46am
Former aide to write book about Nelson Mandela; new Anne Tyler novel coming.

Exclusive news: 'Star Wars' Reads Day returns

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:56am
Mark your calendars for Oct. 11, when bookstores and libraries will be celebrating.

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez hospitalized

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:48am
Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, greatest living writer in Spanish, is hospitalized.

Bryan Cranston to write memoir about 'Breaking Bad'

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:35am
He's the one who knocks -- over your bookshelf? Cranston is writing a memoir.

'Men' star Jon Cryer is writing his memoir

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 8:41am
Ted Cruz and Lorraine Bracco are writing books, too.

New dog, new hip give Gail Caldwell a 'New Life'

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:48am
Memoir tells the story of a woman nearing 60 who deals with loss and moves on.

New Voices: Daniel Levine retells Jekyll and Hyde

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 11:13pm
Robert Louis Stevenson's Hyde is presented as a tragic hero in new novel.

In the kitchen with 'Sous Chef' author Michael Gibney

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:04pm
New book depicts a day in the life of a sous chef in a New York restaurant.

New paperbacks: 'The Interestings,' 'Francona'

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 9:14pm
Actress Shirley Jones' memoir is also out in paperback.

Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers is writing memoir

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 8:07am
Giuliana Rancic is also writing a memoir; Michael Lewis' 'Flash Boys' stirs Wall Street.

'Charlie' turns 50: A chat with Roald Dahl's grandson

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:07pm
Whitney talks to Roald Dahl's grandson about the book and 'Charlie'-themed celebrations.

Rec'd reads: 'The King,' 'The Ring and the Crown'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:05pm
HEA contributor Jessie Potts recs reads by J.R. Ward, Melissa de la Cruz, Danielle Paige and J.K. Hogan.