Reading hundreds of pages for a single book can be like facing Smaug, Chiefest of Calamities, but a short story is a small dragon that you can easily conquer.
There are things that books can do and movies just can’t. Accept it, find a way around it, and convey the feelings and thoughts of the characters using other cinematographic tools.
The primary purpose of virtually every book club, whether online or otherwise, is to develop its members and, by extension, improve their lives.
Your cozy literary sweater will reveal itself when the time is right, wrapping you in the warmth of a good story once more.
“History is a merciless judge. It lays bare our tragic blunders and foolish missteps and exposes our most intimate secrets, wielding the power of hindsight [more…]
African literature embraces inclusivity, harnessing words as a medium to impart wisdom, preserve truths, and honor ancestral struggles.
So, my fellow fantasy buffs, be prepared to be swept away into the enchanting realms of Roshar as we delve into the mesmerizing world of The Stormlight Archive.
I think it’s fair to say that The Will of the Many is the best fantasy book of 2023. Far more people love it than don’t, and you can’t really argue with the people’s choice.
Through the lens of Aunty Ifeoma, Adichie masterfully explores the intricacies of postcolonial Nigeria and its effect on the new country.
There are editors, agents, artists, and printers to be paid, and every node in the entire physical book supply chain is connected by money.
My primary issue with Blood Scion revolves around its strong focus on outlining the protagonist’s dire circumstances right from the first page.
Reading tastes are as unique as our DNA makeup. No two readers enjoy the exact same thing. And, of course, no reader truly enjoys everything.
Despite the many descriptions, fantasy fiction is more systematic nowadays than imagined. There is a form to the chaos and various categories for each shade of sanity and madness.
What would traditional fantasy be without a physical/metaphysical struggle between the forces of good and evil?
Reading nonfiction about what interests you can provide more color and context that might make your fiction reading experience more enjoyable.
Do you want a party, or do you want a showdown? If you really want to enjoy your party, don’t let him in (if you can).
Not even the most fanatic, avid and rabid WoT-er truly knows the direction Rafe Judkins and co will be steering this plot.
..the effect of a good book is seen not only while it holds captive your senses but in how you feel after reading it.