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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Review – Writing Fiction by James Essinger

Review – Writing Fiction by James Essinger

My Review WRITING FICTION: A USER-FRIENDLY GUIDE is a fun book about the writing of novels. It is laid out in accessible and straightforward way, taking its reader from considerations like ‘What is fiction, anyway?’ through to stuff like characters, plotting, language use and show versus tell. The book also covers some considerations about editing…

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Banned Books: Is Your Favourite On The List?

Banned Books: Is Your Favourite On The List?

It’s Banned Books Week Books have been seen as dangerous since we first started writing them. And in 2019, governments around the world continue to censor them. From American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis (Australia) to The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa (Cuba) to all works by political activist Liu Xiaobo in China, including…

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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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Top 10 Movies Based on Non-Fiction Books

Top 10 Movies Based on Non-Fiction Books

“Non-fiction books are so boring. Who likes to read real stories when there are things like Game of Thrones and all the best sci-fi books?” Do you have that thought when someone mentions non-fiction? That can mean only one thing: you haven’t read non-fiction at all. When you start reading it, you’ll realise that real…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Inspiring Bedtime Stories For Young Girls

INFOGRAPHIC: Inspiring Bedtime Stories For Young Girls

If you’re an avid reader, you likely grew up reading everything you could get our hands on. From fairytales to wild fantasies, no page was left unturned. However for many, there is one type of story that is read less frequently than others: tales with empowered, clever, and independent female role models. These stories can…

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5 Ways To Get Involved On This Site

5 Ways To Get Involved On This Site

Guest Posts Wanted Every single day I get asked if this site takes guest posts. The answer is YES PLEASE! This site does have a remit, however. We only carry articles related to books and reading. This is fairly broad and covers stuff like movie and TV adaptation, but also dips into stuff like author…

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