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Best-selling books that became big-screen flops

Best-selling books that became big-screen flops

September 17, 2017

Book to movie adaptations have always been a hit-or-miss category of cinema, with misses being much more common. Coming up are the two most tragic book-to-movie failures in recent years. Percy Jacks...

Caution: readers may experience deliria

Caution: readers may experience deliria

September 12, 2017

Most modern dystopian novels consist of a society that is obviously corrupt and characters that are strong-willed, sassy, and clearly going to overthrow it. This basic structure may be intriguing the first cou...

Readers will get caught in this web of lies

Readers will get caught in this web of lies

September 7, 2017

Young Adult novels have the huge responsibility of catching the attention of busy, young readers. Kathryn McGee’s novel “The Thousandth Floor” does just that. The book’s futuristic setting of ...

Fantasy novel blows readers right out of the water

Fantasy novel blows readers right out of the water

August 22, 2017

Eye-opening fantasy novels capture the essence of a foreign new world, well-developed characters, and an extraordinary plot. “Song of the Current” embraces each of these characteristics while also prov...

What makes a novel out-of-this-world

What makes a novel out-of-this-world

June 2, 2017

There are an infinite number of reasons why people read books whether it be to expand an individual’s knowledge or simply for the pleasure of losing themselves within the pages. It is absolutely imp...

Magical ending to a fantastic fantasy series

Magical ending to a fantastic fantasy series

April 28, 2017

Most readers can attest that there is truly nothing better than re-entering a beloved fictional universe, as long as the sequels can match the beauty captured by the first book. The third and final book ...

Adventure-packed historical fiction novel adds a little magic

March 23, 2017

It’s always great for innovative readers wishing to escape to extraordinary places to experience a magical new world, but there is truly nothing better than entering a setting with aspects of past wo...

New adventurous fantasy novel enchants readers

New adventurous fantasy novel enchants readers

March 7, 2017

There is a certain beauty readers find in brand new lands filled with magic and supernatural beings. “Ever the Hunted” encompasses this extraordinary feeling along with nostalgia for classic fantasy s...

Celebrate February by falling for a new fantasy world

Celebrate February by falling for a new fantasy world

February 15, 2017

Fantasy novels create enchanting worlds filled with magical creatures such as wizards, witches, and goblins. Along with a brand new world to discover, the stereotypical fantasy involves a protagonist ...

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