Here are some well-known science fiction plots, accompanied by a recommendation that either subverts the trope or does it well.
In fiction, tropes are like garlic and onions. They add richness and flavor to a dish. Something is missing without them. Too many though, and the food starts to taste a little sweaty, the way moldy old gym clothes smell. They overpower what could be a good dinner.
Can you guess the title of the book and/or the author of these twenty books, from the first two lines?
There are whole worlds of amazing bookish gifts out there.
We came up with a list of The 10 Books Most Likely to Get Thrown Out of a Window for our readers and boy did you respond! The comments on that article are an education in what readers don't want to see (authors, take notes.) There were so many good comments that we decided to write another … Continue reading Reader Voted Books That Should Be Thrown Out of a Moving Car
An open letter you can cut and paste to send to your chosen prolific author.
Here are the five reasons why
They might not be recognized holidays that get you a day off of work, but they're still a great excuse to pay tribute to something you love.
If you own any of these five books and want to give them away, may I suggest anywhere other than a used bookstore?
Try these eight medical adventure books and try to resist the urge to wash your hands every half hour after reading them.