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.
Emma Watson has effortlessly swapped her role as Hermione Granger for the role of pioneer lady and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador who diligently fights for equal rights with her HeForShe campaign. It should come as no surprise that, just as the characters she’s played in the past, Emma Watson is an avid reader. She launched … Continue reading Emma Watson aka The Book Fairy’s Ultimate Book Recommendations
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It was a very good year!
Can you guess the title of the book and/or the author of these twenty books, from the first two lines?
Here are some ideas to ignite a passion for reading in your kids.
There are whole worlds of amazing bookish gifts out there.
Halloween is upon us, and readers everywhere are scrambling for the spookiest reading list they can find.
It’s been a few years since Peter Stjernstorm’s novel The Best Book in the World made it to shelves, intriguing readers and writers alike with a title that demands a closer look.
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