- ‘The Queer Bible’ pays homage to LGBTQ heroesby USA TODAY on June 22, 2021 at 1:16 pm
‘The Queer Bible’ celebrates queer heroes past and present, bold and beautiful, acerbic and astounding, people as different as George Michael, RuPaul and James Baldwin.
- ‘Filthy Animals’ review: Brandon Taylor’s startling stories mark an important literary talentby USA TODAY on June 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Full of beauty and harshness, the complex and startling stories of Brandon Taylor’s “Filthy Animals” will long stick with readers.
- ‘The Queer Bible’ pays homage to LGBTQ heroes RuPaul, James Baldwin, George Michaelby USA TODAY on June 21, 2021 at 4:33 pm
“The Queer Bible” celebrates queer heroes past and present, bold and beautiful, acerbic and astounding.
- Pride Month reading: 10 notable LGBTQ novels that will educate and entertainby USA TODAY on June 21, 2021 at 3:48 pm
Some novels define and transcend their time, these novels by or about the LGBTQ community.
- Laura Lippman’s sharp and timely thriller ‘Dream Girl’ sticks the landingby USA TODAY on June 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Laura Lippman returns with a psychological thriller, “Dream Girl,” that manages an all-too-rare feat for the genre: a satisfying conclusion.
- ‘It’s been a labor of love’: Will Smith announces release of his forthcoming memoir ‘Will’by USA TODAY on June 21, 2021 at 3:06 am
Will Smith had a busy Father’s Day weekend, announcing his new memoir “Will” and talking family on “Red Table Talk” with “Fatherhood” star Kevin Hart.
- 5 books not to miss: Brandon Taylor’s ‘Filthy Animals,’ Laura Lippman thriller ‘Dream Girl’by USA TODAY on June 20, 2021 at 2:39 pm
Booker Prize finalist Brandon Taylor is back with story collection “Filthy Animals” while Laura Lippman thrills with her latest, “Dream Girl.”
- Duchess Meghan honors Prince Harry, shares rare Archie tidbit in first post-Oprah interviewby USA TODAY on June 20, 2021 at 2:31 pm
Duchess Meghan shared a rare tidbit about her and Prince Harry’s first child, Archie, in her first interview since their Oprah interview in March.
- 25 books for kids and adults to celebrate Juneteenth and reflect on history of slaveryby USA TODAY on June 18, 2021 at 11:19 am
As America celebrates Juneteeth, the story of Saturday’s holiday emerges as one to brush up on.
- Amanda Kloots relives Nick Cordero’s death in new book: ‘I couldn’t even see the keyboard’ through tearsby USA TODAY on June 17, 2021 at 2:55 pm
In “Live Your Life: My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero,” Amanda Kloots’ supporters will learn the whole story of her husband’s COVID battle.
- Sally Rooney, Stephen King, Brandon Taylor and more of summer’s hottest booksby USA TODAY on June 17, 2021 at 12:00 pm
This summer brings can’t-wait-to-read books from Stephen King, Sally Rooney, Brandon Taylor, Mary L. Trump, Mena Suvari and more.
- Kids’ books nonprofit helps communities empower, validate children with LGBTQ storytellingby Palm Springs Desert Sun on June 16, 2021 at 4:52 pm
Gender Nation raises money to purchase inclusive, age-appropriate children’s books that reflect the broad spectrum of sexuality and gender identity.
- All of Oprah’s book club picks, including debut novel ‘The Sweetness of Water’ by Nathan Harrisby USA TODAY on June 15, 2021 at 2:30 pm
Oprah Winfrey’s book club is back. We have gathered all of her official book club selections in one handy place.
- The best books of 2021 so far: What USA TODAY’s critics loved readingby USA TODAY on June 14, 2021 at 10:56 pm
These are the great new books that got ★★★½ and ★★★★ reviews from USA TODAY critics in 2021, including Clint Smith’s “The Word Is Passed.”
- 5 books not to miss: Amanda Kloots honors Nick Cordero in ‘Live Your Life,’ more new releasesby USA TODAY on June 12, 2021 at 11:00 am
Amanda Kloots honors late husband Nick Cordero in memoir “Live Your Life,” while “Queer Bible” honors queer heroes who paved the way.
- Louise Erdrich’s ‘The Night Watchman’ wins Pulitzer Prize for fictionby USA TODAY on June 11, 2021 at 6:24 pm
For the second consecutive year, the Puliitzer Prizes were awarded via video stream Friday due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Seven arts prizes were given.
- Jackie Collins: Queen of trash or empowering feminist icon? Why not bothby USA TODAY on June 10, 2021 at 10:30 pm
New documentary “Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story” offers a reappraisal of the woman and her work – and makes a convincing case of her importance.
- John Paul Brammer transformed ‘notoriously unhinged’ advice column into memoir ‘¡Hola Papi!’by USA TODAY on June 10, 2021 at 3:35 pm
John Paul Brammer’s memoir out Tuesday, “¡Hola Papi!,” was inspired by his advice column of the same name.
- Meghan’s children’s book based on Archie lands just days after birth of Lilibet Dianaby USA TODAY on June 9, 2021 at 3:28 pm
Busy with new baby, Lilibet “Lili” Diana, Duchess Meghan of Sussex may keep one eye on another new project: Her kids’ book “The Bench” was published.
- Amazon’s Top 10 books of 2021 so far, rankedby USA TODAY on June 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Halfway through 2021 Amazon Books editors have named their picks for the 10 best books of the year so far.
- Jim Morrison’s writings gathered in definitive new collection: First look inside at rare handwritten poemby USA TODAY on June 8, 2021 at 4:12 pm
A definitive new collection of the writings of Doors frontman Jim Morrison includes never-before-published poems, lyrics and more.
- In ‘The Burning Blue,’ Kevin Cook traces the riveting, tragic arc of Challenger disasterby USA TODAY on June 8, 2021 at 2:29 pm
Kevin Cook’s “The Burning Blue: The Untold Story of Christa McAuliffe and NASA’s Challenger Disaster” brings tragedy vividly to life.
- Rom-com reading: The best new books that made us laugh, swoon and root for loveby USA TODAY on March 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm
USA TODAY staff read some of 2021s latest rom-coms and we’re recommending our favorites.