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The 5 most hilarious moments from Ellie Kemper's 'My Squirrel Days' book
October 15, 2018
In "My Squirrel Days," Ellie Kemper opens up about her funny encounters with celebrities and her childhood misadventures with squirrels.
      
 
 
Women are angry, and Rebecca Traister's new book 'Good and Mad' explains the rage
October 14, 2018
In her new book "Good and Mad,' Rebecca Traister explores the roots and 'revolutionary' power of women's anger. A 3-star book review.
      
 
 
Anna Burns wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for her novel 'Milkman'
October 16, 2018
Anna Burns won the 2018 Man Booker Prize for fiction at a ceremony in London on Tuesday, the first Northern Irish writer to do so.
      
 
 
Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman together: It really is a great love (and like) story
October 01, 2018
Actors Megan Mullally ('Will & Grace') and Nick Offerman ('Making It') wrote a book about their marriage. We caught up with the funny couple.
      
 
 
Battle of the weepies: Nicholas Sparks v. Mitch Albom. Who made us cry more?
October 16, 2018
We got out our tissues to read Nicholas Sparks' new romance "Every Breath" and Mitch Albom's weepie "The Next Person You Meet in Heaven."
      
 
 
Are U.S. presidents warmongers? In new history, Michael Beschloss looks at power grab
October 09, 2018
In "Presidents of War," historian Michael Beschloss looks at how U.S. presidents have bypassed Congress to go to war. A book review.
      
 
 
If you love libraries and books, Susan Orlean's 'The Library Book' is for you
October 16, 2018
Susan Orlean's new nonfiction book 'The Library Book' recounts the devastating 1986 fire at L.A.'s Central Library. A 3.5-book review.
      
 
 
JFK's spirited sis 'Kick' Kennedy grabs the spotlight in a new historical novel
October 09, 2018
Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy steals the show in 'The Kennedy Debutante,' a novel about JFK's sister, who fell in love with an Englishman. A book review.
      
 
 
Best-selling author Michael Lewis slams Trump administration in 'The Fifth Risk'
October 02, 2018
Michael Lewis, author of 'Moneyball' and other best-sellers, looks at how the Trump administration is choking the federal government. A 4-star review.
      
 
 
Memoir: Life has been one big flying circus for Monty Python's funny Eric Idle
October 02, 2018
Eric Idle of Monty Python fame has written 'Always Look On the Bright Side of Life, a book he calls a 'sortabiography.' A 3-star review.
      
 
 
Fall books preview 2018: Michelle Obama, John Grisham, Stephen King, Reese Witherspoon
September 04, 2018
Book lovers won't have to look far this fall for great stuff to read, from John Grisham to Reese Witherspoon to Michelle Obama to Nicholas Sparks.
     
 
 
Dip into 4 new mysteries for fall, including Kate Atkinson's spy novel 'Transcription'
September 26, 2018
Big fall mysteries have arrived, and we have reviews of four, including 'Transcription' by Kate Atkinson and the new title from George Pelecanos.
      
 
 
Jodi Picoult's new novel: A deadly shooting at a Mississippi abortion clinic
October 01, 2018
Best-selling novelist Jodi Picoult's 'A Spark of Light' is about a deadly shooting at the last abortion clinic in Mississippi. A book review.
      
 
 
Reese Witherspoon celebrates the South in new book: 'I'm very proud of where I'm from'
September 17, 2018
In her new cookbook/lifestyle guide 'Whiskey in a Teacup,' Reese Witherspoon shares her love of the South. The star talks with USA TODAY.
      
 
 
Who was Ronald Reagan? Illuminating new bio sheds light on enigmatic president
October 02, 2018
In the biography 'Reagan: An American Journey,' writer Bob Spitz delivers a solid, sweeping, one-volume perspective on the president. A review.
      
 
 
Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling) strikes again with terrific thriller, 'Lethal White'
September 21, 2018
In 'Lethal White,' the fourth book in Robert Galbraith/J.K. Rowling's exciting Cormoran Strike series, the British detective is on a new case.
      
 
 
Hank Green tackles alien robots and social media in 'An Absolutely Remarkable Thing'
September 24, 2018
Hank Green dives into the literary world of his brother John with 'An Absolutely Remarkable Thing,' a sci-fi story about fame and social media.
      
 
 
Read an exclusive excerpt from Hank Green's 'An Absolutely Remarkable Thing'
September 24, 2018
Check out an exclusive excerpt from 'An Absolutely Remarkable Thing,' the debut novel from Hank Green (brother of John Green) about Internet fame.
      
 
 
Sally Field details stepfather's abuse, Burt Reynolds' controlling behavior in 'Pieces'
September 18, 2018
In her memoir "In Pieces," on sale Sept. 18, Sally Field writes about being sexually abused by her stepfather and life with Burt Reynolds.
      
 
 
America Ferrera enlists stars for multicultural essay collection, 'American Like Me'
September 25, 2018
America Ferrera's new book “American Like Me” features essays by stars including Issa Rae, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Auli’i Cravalho.
      
 
 
New book looks at fabulous lives, rivalry of the Bouvier sisters, Jackie and Lee
September 24, 2018
In 'The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters,' we learn about the sibling rivalry between Jackie (future first lady Jacqueline Kennedy) and Lee Radziwill Ross.
      
 
 
Who will win 'The Great American Read'? Meredith Vieira, James Patterson make predictions
September 16, 2018
Series host Meredith Vieira and nominated author James Patterson talk about PBS series 'The Great American Read' for our monthly #BookmarkThis chat.
      
 
 
The 5 most shocking revelations in Tina Turner's new memoir, 'My Love Story'
October 16, 2018
Tina Turner's memoir 'My Love Story' details the harrowing ordeals the 78-year-old singer has overcome in her decades in the spotlight.
      
 
 
A fan confesses: Why I still adore 'Harry Potter' after all these years
August 29, 2018
It's been 20 years since the first 'Harry Potter' book arrived in the U.S. Novelist Charles Finch explains why he loves J.K. Rowling's books so much.
     
 
 
5 ways Chrissy Teigen tickles our ribs in 'Cravings: Hungry for More'
September 17, 2018
The model-turned-author serves up another helping of recipes (and laughs) with her second cookbook, 'Cravings: Hungry for More.'
      
 
 
Doris Kearns Goodwin shares four pivotal moments in presidential 'Leadership'
September 18, 2018
In 'Leadership: In Turbulent Times,' best-selling historian Doris Kearns Goodwin looks at four important presidents and their key accomplishments.
      
 
 
Kevin Powell gets real in searing new essays on Tupac, Obama, Trump and his own life
September 24, 2018
In 'My Mother,' writer/activist Kevin Powell delivers a searing series of essays on his life and seminal moments in this country's history. A review.
      
 
 
On the 20th U.S. anniversary of Harry Potter, 20 fun facts about the beloved boy wizard
August 31, 2018
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the U.S. publication of 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.'
     
 
 
Chrissy Teigen's famous banana bread recipe
September 17, 2018
Chrissy Teigen shares her banana bread recipe that had Twitter and Instagram abuzz.
      
 
 
What we learn about Steve Jobs' cruelty, kindness from his daughter Lisa's memoir
September 05, 2018
"Small Fry" by Lisa Brennan-Jobs, the daughter Apple's Steve Jobs once refused to acknowledge, is a frank look at their complicated relationship.
     
 
 
5 things we learn about first lady Betty Ford in new bio, from alligators to pardon deals
September 10, 2018
Lisa McCubbin's sympathetic new biography 'Betty Ford' looks at the life of the first lady known for her candor and personal struggles.
     
 
 
A black cop's frank look at tensions between police, communities of color
August 22, 2018
In 'The Black and the Blue,' black law enforcement vet Matthew Horace examines racial tensions in policing. A 3-star book review.
     
 
 
'Arthur Ashe: A Life': 5 fascinating things we learn about the tennis legend in new bio
August 21, 2018
New bio of legendary African-American tennis champ Arthur Ashe details his activism, from equal opportunity in America to apartheid in South Africa.
     
 
 
David Sedaris: Why he really hates the word 'awesome' but loves (sequined) culottes
August 06, 2018
Humorist David Sedaris, author of the summer best-seller 'Calypso,' sits down with USA TODAY for a #BookmarkThis live video chat.
     
 
 
Sarah Jessica Parker dishes on 'SATC' and the brand-new novel from SJP for Hogarth
June 14, 2018
During a #BookmarkThis live video chat, Sarah Jessica Parker and her author, Fatiima Farheen MIrza, talked about the new novel 'A Place for Us.'
     
 
 
6 great kids' picture books that celebrate summer – before it comes to an end!
August 01, 2018
Picnics (which even pigs like!), building sandcastles and catching a baseball are all part of the fun in these kids' summer picture books.
     
 
 
Chat live with Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman about 'The Greatest Love Story Ever Told'
September 18, 2018
Join USA TODAY for a #BookmarkThis live video chat with Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman about their new book, 'The Greatest Love Story Ever Told.'
      
 
 
Books that became movies in 2017
August 31, 2017
     
 
 
Remembering Tom Wolfe: 1930-2018
May 15, 2018
     
 
 
Photos: 'Harry Potter' 20th-anniversary covers
April 10, 2018
     
 
 
Our favorite children's books made into movies
January 04, 2018
     
 
 
 
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