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How To Write A Novel In A Month

How To Write A Novel In A Month

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Writing a novel takes a lot of time and effort. But, we found the easy way to nail down your first successful novel and write it in a month!

Best Reading Glasses for Men

Best Reading Glasses for Men

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Dryness, headaches, blurry vision. These are some of the symptoms you get when you spend too much time reading. Glasses can help. Check out the best reading glasses for men!

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40+ Unique and Useful Gifts for Book Lovers

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You want to find the best book gifts for your bookworms to let them know how much they are loved and appreciated?
It doesn’t always have to be a book to be a meaningful present – you can bring nice surprises to them with your creativity!

How To Finish Reading A Book Faster

How To Finish Reading A Book Faster

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We all want to finish our TBR and so we try to learn how to finish reading a book faster. Here’s a guide on how to successfully increase your reading speed.

The Best Bookstagrams to Follow If You Love to Read

The Best Bookstagrams to Follow If You Love to Read

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Book lovers don’t have to search far for great book-related content online. “Bookstagram” is one place readers can find wonderful book-themed content. To make things easier for you, we’ve created a roundup of the best Bookstagram accounts to follow right now.

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How To Make a Poetry Chapbook

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A poetry chapbook is a short collection of poems that is self-produced, published and distributed. If you are interested in making your own chapbook, here are the steps that will show you how to make a poetry chapbook.

how to write a memoir

How to Write a Memoir

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What is a memoir? You don’t have to be a professional writer to learn how to write a memoir. We will teach you how to write a memoir!

What does TBR mean?

What does TBR mean?

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If you’re a bibliophile like me, buying books is half the fun. Unfortunately, many of those books end up on my TBR list. What does TBR mean? Read on to learn what TBR means and how to create your own TBR list!

100 Best Books of All Time

100 Best Books of All Time

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For us mortals left without time-traveling powers, prioritizing our reading list is a must. We have limited time. Enter our Best Books of All Time list.

20 Best Fantasy Books of All Time

Best Fantasy Books of All Time

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From the ornate Great Hall and the Forbidden Forest of Hogwarts to the icy white sheaths of the Wall, the best fantasy books take you to worlds that nobody else has previously explored.

What Is Kindle Unlimited and How Does It Work

What Is Kindle Unlimited and How Does It Work?

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Kindle Unlimited allows readers unlimited books to add to your collection from the comfort of your phone, computer, or e-reader.

In this article, we break down everything you need to know about Amazon Kindle Unlimited: What is Kindle Unlimited? What’s included in Kindle Unlimited? And, is Kindle Unlimited worth it? 

Best self-help books in 2019

24 Best Self-Help Books to Read in 2019

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Whether you’re looking for something to help you engage with your spirituality, increase your confidence or motivate yourself to start a new business, we’ve dug through piles of resources to find the best self-help books to read in 2019 and beyond.

50 LGBT Books (Must Read) For Teens

50 LGBT Books (Must Read) For Teens

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Books owe it to the world to be inclusive and representative of a wide spectrum of sexualities and genders. Our list of the best 50+ young adult lgbt books!

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Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

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What makes this saga one of the best fantasy book series of this age?
“Winter is coming.” These ominous words are spoken throughout the book series, A Song of Ice and Fire by George Martin. Referred to by Time Magazine as the “American Tolkien,” Martin has created what can be described as one of the best fantasy book series of this day and age. All books have been nominated for Hugo, Locus, Nebula, and World Fantasy awards. Martin’s saga tells the story of multiple characters in fictional lands (The Telegraph 2011).

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

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Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz’s crew is the only thing standing between the world and destruction―if they don’t kill each other first.

You’ve Got a Friend: Classic Quotes from Literature

Classic Literature Quotes from Great Books

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We’ve compiled the ultimate list of literature quotes that will awaken your heart again. Even if you aren’t stuck in a reading rut, you will find yourself floating on cloud nine after reading just a few of these babies.

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

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An exciting story of Shadow working for a god, finding his wife and starting a new life. The element of romance and excitement will keep you interested.

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

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The story of fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you, and especially for young black people, freedom of speech isn’t always free.

Ask the Passengers by A.S King

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Ask the Passengers is about teenage questions that grown-ups rarely notice. It opens our eyes to see situations they need help most but often get neglected.

6 Ways Reading Before Bed Helps You Fall Asleep

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Nowadays, people can’t live without their phones or internet, which is affecting their sleep quality extensively. If you make a Google search for ways to get better sleep, you will find reading books as one of the top five ideas.

And I Darken by Kiersten White

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And I Darken is not like any other fantasy or historical fiction novel I have read before. Can you imagine Vlad the Impaler being a girl? Surprising, right?

How To Read A Book

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Reading a book is better if there are no distractions and your mind can fully absorb every event of the story. How you read a book matters.

The Cruel Prince By Holly Black

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Different from the fairies we’ve always known since we’re little. The Cruel Prince shows an exciting story of a witty mortal’s way to survive in Faerie.

My First Visit To The Bookstore

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I opened the red door, and a little bell rang…
I was seven years old, but I still remember that day. It was early afternoon, and my grandfather decided it was time to buy my very first book.
See, he had this tradition going on with my older brother. Every month, they’d visit the local bookstore and buy a book. As long as my brother read it, my grandfather would pay for it.
I always felt jealous. But, it was my turn!

4 Ways Technology Made Our Reading Habits Easier

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All Bibliophiles might not have similar taste in books, but they do have some things in common. Whether it is the book sniffing habit or spending hours in libraries and bookstores, there are things that all book readers just easily relate to.

6 Reasons Why Kindle Voyage Is Better Than Paperwhite

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Amazon’s Kindle has undoubtedly been a boon to readers athwart the globe. The Kindle continues to be one of the best e-readers in the market. It offers three models to pick from with a few differences in their specs. That’s where it gets confusing. As an addition to the Oasis and Paperwhite, we now have the Kindle Voyage amongst us. Each one of these versions has had their share of unique features.

Teacher Recommends These 5 Books For Teachers

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I’ll start with a disclaimer: I’m a high school English teacher. It’s possible this fact is coloring my opinions about these books about teachers, most of which are real stories from and about fellow secondary English teachers.

4 Books that Increase Awareness and Help Fight Depression

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Here’s the thing about depression: it is an immensely crippling mental illness. So much so, that verbalizing what one is going through is an onerous task.
It is a complex illness, a layered pain, and the stigma around it doesn’t help. I can try to put into words and say: it is a combination of ineffable hollowness and infinite sadness. When someone is going through a depressive episode, no matter how productive or functional they may appear, they are predisposed to low self-worth, lack of motivation and an absence of the ability to partake in the enjoyment of life.

5 Reasons the Kobo Aura is my Favorite e-Reader

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eBooks are becoming extremely popular, and if you’re like most people, you must be a fan of digital books as well.

While traditional libraries are still a thing, a growing number of people now prefer eBooks which is why there is a massive demand for best e-readers. If you search for best e-reader, you will end up with a number of results with each option claiming to be the best e-reader.

3 Jungian Psychology Books for Navigating Midlife Crisis

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The crisis of midlife is a summons. This appointment beckons us into a more substantial and more meaningful life. At midlife, life’s unanswerable questions grip and fascinate the soul into a potential awakening, not to answers, but an enriched life — a more conscious way of being.

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Hooked To Books Scholarship 2017: The Finalists and Their Life Changing Book Essays

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Hooked To Books is pleased to invite you to read the five most inspirational essays in our 2017 Scholarship Program, among nearly 800 submissions this year. The essays, excellent in writing styles and rich in content, show us not only the power of books, but also the power of the readers. Read and see how books change lives – the readers’, and many others’.

Anna and the French Kiss - Book Review

Book Review: Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

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Anna and the French Kiss is a phenomenal debut YA novel from Stephanie Perkins. It walks the line between hilarious and emotive, hysterical and hard hitting. If you’re looking for a story that grabs at your heart and holds it with incredible characters, a beautiful setting and many a near miss, you’ll find a home in this story. After many a Tumblr recommendation of this novel, I picked it up in Waterstones and set myself down to read.

Book Tour: Six Little Secrets – Excerpt and Giveaway

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The hairs on the back of Jackie’s neck started to tingle. She held her composure, feeling the eyes of everyone in the group on her. The limelight was her home. Today, however, she wanted nothing more than to crawl into a hole. She wouldn’t let her composure crack, not like Cece. Cece was dramatic on a typical day.

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Book Tour: Tremontaine – Spotlight and Giveaway

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Tremontaine introducers readers to a world where ambition, love affairs, and rivalries dance with deadly results. In this serial, Ellen Kushner and a team of writers return readers to the world of scandal and swordplay introduced in her cult-classic novel Swordspoint.

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Book Tour: ReMade – Excerpt and Giveaway

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In one moment the lives of twenty-three teenagers are forever changed, and it’s not just because they all happen to die. “ReMade” in a world they barely recognize – one with robots, space elevators, and unchecked jungle – they must work together to survive.

The Last Star - Book Review

Book Review of The Last Star by Rick Yancey

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I’m always wary about finishing sci-fi series’. There’s always a lot hanging on the end of a trilogy, especially one where there’s been an apocalyptic scenario. Either the world will end, or it won’t.

If I was Your Girl - Book Review

Book Review: If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

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This is one of those books that is very hard to forget. While I had some issues with this book, and at times found it a little predictable, it doesn’t much matter. This is one of those books that matters because of what it talks about: in particular the issues presented to teen trans girls in a world that isn’t ready for them.

Airwoman - Book Review

Book Tour: Airwoman – Excerpt and Giveaway

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Airwoman is a high-flying YA fantasy novel set in a stunning new Dragonverse. If you like fascinating worlds, memorable characters, and a dash of romance, then you’ll love Zara Quentin’s action-packed adventure.

Book Review – Daughter 4254 by Leigh Statham – Guest Post & Giveaway

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Daughter4254 used to think life in a community where art, music and names are outlawed would suffocate her creative spirit. Now that she’s rotting in a prison cell, she’s not sure her dying mother made the right choice when she entrusted her with the secrets of rebellion. Prison has given her plenty of time to relive every mistake and lose all hope.

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What is Next of Kindle E-Readers in 2018?

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If you’re a Kindle fan, you must be really anticipating to see an update on the ereader from Amazon. While we haven’t had the new device in our hands yet, join us to make predictions of what it will look like in the near and far future, and see if they become true.

The Dragon Orb

Blog Tour: The Dragon Orb by Mike Shelton

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The Dragon Orb is full of magic and adventure, and a way for younger readers to get a peek into the world of politics. The book is a strange combination of a Dungeons and Dragons adventure with Game of Thrones, but with kids as the movers and shakers of the story.

A door to nowhere - Book Review

Book Review: A Door to Nowhere by @madelinestanford

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Having read Like Hell by Madeline Stanford some time ago, I was expecting this story to be good, and it didn’t disappoint. The story is centred around Aurora, whose Grandmother predicts the dates on which the pair of them will die. When her Grandmother’s prediction for her death date comes true, Rory starts a countdown to her own death and starts trying to live life to the full.

Dream Me by Kathryn Berla

Dream Me by Kathryn Berla – Interview & Giveaway!

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Zat is a dreamer from the distant future—a time when humans no longer dream and Earth is a desolate wasteland. He dreams of the beautiful Earth of the past, and a fiery-haired beauty named Babe. Against the wisdom of his peers, Zat decides to risk everything to travel back in time and live in Babe’s dreams…

Blade and Soul

Blade and Soul – Excerpt & Giveaway

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After the death of its duchess, Safrana is in turmoil. Two equally powerful families vie for power, quickly turning the beautiful citadels of Safrana into a hellish warscape. While, on the outside, there is a desperate search for the one true heir to the throne. The one man who could stop an encroaching civil war and force the citadels into peace.

The History Of Hilary Hambrushina

How I Used Crowdfunding to Get My Book Published

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Hilary has one goal for her first year in junior high: to become popular. But her plans are turned upside down when her best friend leaves for the summer and a quirky girl named Kallie moves in next door. Kallie paints constellations on her ceiling, sleeps in a hammock, and enacts fantastical plays in front of cute boys on the beach.

Book Review: The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson

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I’ve had this book for a while, and I put of reading it for some time. Mostly because I’ve become very wary about books focused on being transgender. Not because the stories are bad, or unimportant. Mostly because they tend to be very similar. It’s only been two weeks since I read Meredith Russo’s debut, If I Was Your Girl, and so I was worried the story lines would be too similar. However, this book gave me a very pleasant and refreshing surprise.

Plains of Sand and Steel

Plains of Sand and Steel – Review & Giveaway

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Plains of Sand and Steel tells the story a young woman who rises up to take charge of the empire after the sudden death of her royal husband. It features her courageous attempts to conceal a secret and protect her people from the invaders. The novel is war, revenge, friendship, betrayal, and love beautifully entangled in an fantasy setting.

Book Review: Leslie’s Study of Femininity by @justlyd

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No one can resist a woman that can kick ass, and Leslie in Lydia Carr’s story is one of those ladies. She may not be a soldier, or a warrior, but she’s a woman that is unafraid to say what she thinks, and I’m totally in love with her. That’s why I’ve read this story no less than three times.

Book Review: Vanilla by @leigh_

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Everyone loves a good seaside romance, and Vanilla is among one of the best. Meet Flo – forced to go and live in sleepy Walden-on-Sea with her Gran when her sister, Nora, gets a flat with her boyfriend. After her parents died in a car accident, Gran and Nora are all the family she has left.

Book Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

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I could write a fanfiction about Fangirl. I love it that much. As a writer of fanfiction, a lover of books and a massive nerd, it’s very difficult not to.

Cath is a shy girl moving to college on her own. Separated from her twin, Wren, for the first time, she finds comfort in the only other constant in her life – writing.

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Book Review: The Walled City by Ryan Graudin

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While on first glance The Walled City appears to be a dystopian fiction, the book is actually based on a very real place: The Kowloon walled city in Hong Kong was once home to a Chinese military base. There was no architectural plan, which led to makeshift buildings being thrown up without a proper plan. The result was a haven of drug lords, poverty and a home for black markets and brothels.

The Walled City is based entirely on this premise.

Book Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

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This will forever be one of my favourite young adult books. Not just because I love the plot and the characters, but also because the book has a point. So many novels now serve just to entertain, but the Hunger Games was made to open eyes, and that’s what I admire most.