Top 5 Dystopias You Need To Read Right Now

Top 5 Dystopias You Need To Read Right Now

As long-time readers of this blog know, I LOVE dystopian fiction! So I’m delighted to welcome author Rachel McClean to share her top 5 as part of her blog tour. Check out Rachel’s picks and her novel, Unborn, at the bottom of the post. Enjoy! 1) The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood I read this…

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If You Love Science Fiction, Check Out This Infographic

If You Love Science Fiction, Check Out This Infographic

Best Science Fiction EVER Science fiction takes us to whole new worlds, makes us question our own reality, and gets us excited (or in some cases terrified) for the future. So, with thousands of science fiction books out there, which ones are worth your time? Thankfully, Global English Editing has narrowed down the search by…

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7 Great Utopian Books We Should All Be Reading

7 Great Utopian Books We Should All Be Reading

Utopian literature is a wonderful, rich genre full of inspiring books that can greatly benefit the reader. The following seven titles are just a sample of what the genre has to offer – from romances to philosophic treaties, Utopian books are an eclectic mix of fiction and non-fiction, essay and novel. The genre has spanned…

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Game Over for READY PLAYER ONE – Which is Better?

Game Over for READY PLAYER ONE – Which is Better?

The Book So, READY PLAYER ONE has got everything that ticks all my boxes: a teen hero and his rag-tag bunch of friends; a shadowy evil corporate cabal; dystopian real world; even giant robots! And there ARE some flashes of brilliance that I really liked: the idea of The Stacks (trailers on top of one…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: Interview with Nick Clark Windo

1) So, who are you and what have you written?  I’m Nick Clark Windo and I’ve written a novel called The Feed. You can follow me on Twitter @nickhdclark. 2) Why do you write dystopian fiction? I think any novel is an examination of something that has interested the author, whether that’s an event, a theme,…

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My Year In Books – 90 Awesome Reads!

My Reading Pledge 2017 This year, I set a reading pledge for myself. I decided I would read at least 5: Writers of colour Classic literary titles (or modern prize-winners, i.e. Pulitzer) Non fiction titles Fiction titles that aren’t crime, mystery or thriller (or classics, prize-winners or non-fiction!) Plus a crime fiction subgenre I’ve never tried…

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Top 10 MORE Deplorable Dystopian Worlds

This is a follow up article to Top 10 Deplorable Dystopian Worlds. Read it HERE.  Dystopia will always be popular and with the success of The Handmaid’s Tale TV series, it’s clear this genre isn’t going away anytime soon. So, to celebrate the release of my debut dystopian novel Skeletal (out TODAY!) let’s take another…

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The ‘Best of’ Everything (According To Me)

When Vicki from Off The Shelf Books challenged me recently to come up with my ‘best of’ favourites for everything from authors to snacks, it’s fair to say I struggled a little picking just one! Chew on these for size … Here’s my fave: … author I can have only one?? Blimey. I love most…

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BEST OF 3: My Inspiring Secret Library

When someone asks you which books have influenced you, it’s very easy to fall into the ‘expected’ answers … Often because they’re true! It’s no secret how much I loved Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, especially as it prompted me to give crime writing a whirl myself. So when Cafe Thinking asked me to name 3…

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