BOOK VERSUS FILM: Twilight – Which Version Is Best?

BOOK VERSUS FILM: Twilight – Which Version Is Best?

Twilight In The Garden of Good And Evil? Is there any franchise as harshly and consistently maligned as Twilight? Fifteen years on from the first book, protagonist Bella is still lambasted as ‘lame’ and a ‘poor role model‘, whereas the Cullens are ‘stupid sparkly vampires’. In addition, various other interpretations insist Twilight is an advertisement for the Mormon…

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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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Top 5 Fantasy Romance Novels Worth A Read

Top 5 Fantasy Romance Novels Worth A Read

Why Read Fantasy? Fantasy is an amazing genre for novels, with the power to transport you into new worlds, new universes. A big part of the appeal of reading novels is escapism, the ability to take yourself out of your own life and look through the window into the lives of others from places and…

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My Year In Books: 68 Fantastic Reads!

My Year In Books: 68 Fantastic Reads!

My Goodreads Challenge A bit later than last year, I thought I would post My Year In Books! For the last few years I have been keeping track of my progress via Goodreads, so 2018 was no exception. Whilst 2017 was my year of championing diverse books and writers, I thought I would be less…

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Wee Girl Reviews: Two Books For Kids

Wee Girl Reviews It’s ALREADY time for the next instalment of Wee Girl Reviews! Seems like May is a popular time for picture books, because we have two in one this time. My daughter Emmeline, aka ‘Wee Girl (2)’ is 6 years old and a tiny book blogger. In this feature on the blog, we…

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My Favourite Themes in Fiction By Karen King, Author

Many thanks to my fellow Littwitz Press author Karen King today, who is sharing some of her favourite themes in fiction! I always find it fascinating to see how authors’ favourite reading material influences their writing. Enjoy! I’ve written for many different genres and like to read books in a variety of genres too. Humour…

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Literary Homes – Which Is Your Favourite?

Literary Homes – Which Is Your Favourite?

We all imagine the homes of our favourite characters, from ‘real world’ characters like Sherlock Holmes, through to the more horrifying like Dracula, or fantasy like The Weasley’s from Harry Potter. So when Rhian got in touch with me offering to show me the posters of literary homes her team had made, I HAD to…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Richard Dee

1) So, who are you & what have you written? I’m Richard Dee, I normally write Science Fiction and Steampunk adventures, they have an element of crime in them, but more as an aside to a conspiracy style adventure than as a specific “whodunit.”  However, I’ve started writing what I hope will be a series…

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