BOOK VERSUS FILM: Where Eagles Dare

BOOK VERSUS FILM: Where Eagles Dare

Now restrictions are being lifted, who fancies a trip to a Bavarian castle? It’s time for a new Book Versus Film, and today we’re looking at something a bit different: a book that was conceived as a film, but published 18 months before opening night. So, grab your parachute and snow camouflage, and let’s sneak…

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Top 10 Book Genres To Get Your Teens Reading

Top 10 Book Genres To Get Your Teens Reading

Teens And Reading If you want the teenagers in your life to test the waters of the reading world, you’ll notice that there are quite a few genres to pick from. Teens don’t want to be wasting their time. So, let’s start from the beginning. Before you start browsing for books for your teens, let’s…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: The One by John Marrs

BOOK VERSUS FILM: The One by John Marrs

Book Versus Film … Or TV Series! In 2019, I read a romance/thriller with a sci-fi element. Romance and thriller are separately two of my favorite genres. Since I pick novels according to the plot, the concept of John Marrs’ bestseller The One (published in 2016) fascinated me. I was thrilled that Netflix adapted this…

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How to Edit Your Novel’s Structure

How to Edit Your Novel’s Structure

Editing Your Novel’s Structure By Bethany A. Tucker Today I have a review for the above book. I’m both an author and a script editor myself, so I am always interested in reading non fiction about the process. No writer is too experienced to learn something new, plus it can be incredibly useful to offer…

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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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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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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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8 Must-Read Chilling Thrillers For 2019

8 Must-Read Chilling Thrillers For 2019

Most people love the occasional thriller, albeit a novel or a movie. The genre’s popularity in recent times is unrivalled, as a number of books have become cultural phenomena: think Gone Girl or The Girl on a Train. Whether you are looking for something before bedtime, or something to bring with you on holiday, a…

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7 Top Murder Mystery Books

7 Top Murder Mystery Books

Murder Mystery Books If you’re the sort of person who loves a good thriller, you certainly aren’t alone! Mysteries and thrillers are among the top books sold across the globe. Every year, hundreds of great stories are added to this genre. That means that finding the real gems among them can be a challenge. There…

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