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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BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Warriors – Fight to The Death

BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Warriors – Fight to The Death

All About The Warriors In my youth I was completely oblivious to the fact that creative types would adapt movies from books, so when I discovered that The Warriors was originally a novel, I had to read it right away. The movie adaptation was instrumental to me creating my own novel, The Big Smoke. The…

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INFOGRAPHIC – 20 Celebrities Share Their Bookshelves

Celeb Reads When it comes to book recommendations, your first point of call may not always be celebrities. However, celebrities aren’t just promoting skincare products on social media or teaching their craft on MasterClass, they also frequently share their favorite recent reads. Turns out their reading lists are actually as interesting and diverse as any…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: Watership Down

BOOK VERSUS FILM: Watership Down

It’s Easter, and that means bunnies – and that means Watership Down. For this Book Versus Film we’re taking a stroll through real Hampshire countryside searching for fictional rabbits, but who gets to rule the warren? Let’s hop to it… The Book For a modern classic, Watership Down started life without literary any intentions. It…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: Little Women

BOOK VERSUS FILM: Little Women

Little Women … Again?? Do we REALLY need another adaptation of Little Women? I mean, come on, there are numerous plays, two silent movies, over a dozen TV adaptations, a musical and even a 48 episode animated series. But it seems that a good story will always be revisited, maybe that’s the reason it’s called a…

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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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BEST OF 3: Author June Trop Picks Crime Classics

BEST OF 3: Author June Trop Picks Crime Classics

As the author of the Miriam bat Isaac Mystery Series, folks often ask me which mysteries are my favorites. Hard question. I’ve read mysteries my entire life and still do. But the following three in no particular order stand out as my all-time favourites.  1) The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle The…

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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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Top 10 Feel Good Non Fiction Books

Top 10 Feel Good Non Fiction Books

When you think of the word “winter”, cozy sweaters, patchwork quilts, and hot chocolate are what probably comes to mind. But to a lot of people, winter is associated with Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. Whether you’re a millennial bookworm or a hardcover-loving baby boomer, you cannot deny the comfort of a heartwarming feel-good book….

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