Featured Article – “Love Stinks” – A Cynics Look at the Romantic Genre by Tay Laroi — Truth About Books by A Fae

Despite popular mockery and academic criticism, it continues to outsell every genre, including Classic Literature, year after year. In 2014 alone, Americans spent 1.08 billion dollars on these books and it has sparked some the most people, and most hated, franchises in the last ten years with no signs of slowing down. I’m, of course,…

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What’s on Your Shelf Plus Shareworthy Reading and Writing Links Jul 23 — Live to Write – Write to Live

I don’t think they run them anymore, but I always kind of liked Capital One’s “What’s in Your Wallet?” campaign. My fondness for the ads might have something to do with the fact that Alec Baldwin and Samuel L. Jackson make excellent spokespeople. I’m just saying. Anyway … I thought it might be fun to […]

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Audiobooks  — novelgossip

Within the last year I decided, somewhat skeptically to give audiobooks a try. Clearly, I’m a total bookworm, but I had never in my life listened to a book. Why? I honestly figured that I would get bored just listening and probably fall asleep. Though I liked being read to as a child, I can’t […]

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Required Reading Revisited – August

In the Required Reading Revisited Book Club we focus on books considered “Required Reading” by most educational institutions, i.e. books you read (or were supposed to read) in school – either high …

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Last to Die — LAURA’S BOOK BLOG

Last to Die: A gripping psychological thriller I’ve been in a slight reading rut. I haven’t had a book for two weeks that grabbed me and didn’t let go. The kind you stay up late to finish, the kind you don’t skip through waiting for something to finally happen. Well thanks to Arlene Hunt I […]

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VIRGINS by Diana Gabaldon — Stacy Alesi’s BookBitch.com™

An Outlander Novella I love the Outlander series. I’ve read all the books and watch the Starz TV series. I’ve also listened to all the books. I’ve always heard that with a truly great reader, listening to an audio book can bring a great deal more to the story. I enjoy a lot of audio […]

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Pretty Girls By Karin Slaughter — indiataylorblog

When Claire’s husband is brutally killed in front of her she doesn’t think she will ever feel right again. He looked after her for twenty years with complete dedication and she no longer remembers how to be strong without him. It isn’t until she inadvertently discovers his biggest secret that her whole world really does […]

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