Avid readers are always excited about the release of a great new book. It could be the newest release from their favorite author or the most talked-about upcoming novel. Occasionally someone who loves to read may be caught between big releases and need something to read immediately.
The Martian Chronicles is a timeless classic. Divided into multiple short stories, the novel is more about human character and emotion than it is about martians. Ray Bradbury uses the setting of Mars to portray man at his most vulnerable.Get more More »
We have all judged a book by its cover, whether it be a cover that embodies the story through picture or a cover that has absolutely no indication of the plot at all. The book may be in any genre and for any age group, and we may choose to purchase or check out a book that we end up having no interest in after judging it entirely by the cover. This can be a good thing and it can also be More »
Reading can become addictive especially when you latch onto a writer that you can really relate to. You most likely find yourself devouring each book in their repertoire one by one until you have made it through everything they have written. Then of course, to your dismay you usually must wait for them to release new. And if you are unfortunately enough to have latched onto a deceased author you will likely be devastated when you hit that very last book.
Most authors write in a similar style with each book they publish. This More »
If you have just finished reading a book, you may be considering reading the sequel. More often than not, books come in a series that involve two or more books. Deciding whether or not to read a sequel can be difficult, especially if you have neutral feelings towards the first book. Reading a book is an investment of your time, so you should be confident in your choice to read the sequel. There are a few helpful tips you can consider when you are deciding More »
If you love to read, you know how a book can stir up your emotions. You either love or hate the characters, you either agree with the situations or they can also make you angry. That is what the book “Sing Me Home” by Jodi Piccoult can do. She is an excellent writer that can weave together words and a story so naturally that you can’t help but be drawn into it. I would definitely recommend this book to a friend More »
Some would think the way to decide on bestsellers would be according to sales, while others would choose their personal favorites. Books made into movies are great for the non-readers of the world, but lack the magical luster of words on paper.
One of the best of all time has to be Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, and kids from 9 to 90 should read it, and read it again. Following Huck’s wild antics can spark imagination in the most unimaginative mind. Another bestseller for children is “The Wizard of Oz”: The book, not the movie.
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