Thrillers and mysteries, and suspense . . . oh my! Let’s first define these three popular genres, then we’ll look at the key elements that make thriller novels “must-read,” followed by a peek at three thrillers perfect for your summer reading list.
If you were given a romantic fiction book to read without details of who wrote it, do you think you would be able to tell whether the author was female or male?
Teen girls and space may have not been considered synonymous 20 years ago, but that’s old news. Here are some fun YA books featuring teen girls in space.
Love those high-octane adventures? Thrillers that keep you reading late into the night? How about action with a sense of humor?
Surely, in this past year we have been in the longest tunnel our generation has navigated. To keep the faith and hold on, I encourage you to take comfort from history and find escape and solace in books.
I grew up in a dysfunctional family and wrote a fictionalized account of it in The Illusion of a Girl. I went to therapy, but what I didn’t realize was my healing journey would be similar to peeling an onion.
In a culture where a grand gesture can make someone who is crazy-in-love just seem crazy, let’s examine the trope and how authors can get it to work, or how readers can best enact their own grand gesture in real life.
Do romance books top mystery? Or is it the other way around? To settle this, I’ve asked the two genres to each make their case on why their books are better.
I’m excited to share with you a few of my favorite books, books that captured my imagination and that I’ve read over and over again. What are some of yours?
Here’s an eclectic mix of some great, shortish books, which have helped me escape when I’ve needed it most.
Some of my favorite childhood memories are of following along to a book while one of my parents read it out loud. So here are 7 books for parents and children to read together that I loved reading with my parents as a child. What are some of yours?
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As I listened to my father relate family stories to a group of tourists, the reader in me desired to know how characters of the 1770s lived, interacted, worked, ate, and faced the war. Before long, my curiosity became Hold Me Close, Revolutionary Faith book one (1773).
If you are anything like me, you love to curl up with a good thriller to pass the time. But, if you read a lot of thrillers, you might be thinking, are there any good ones left? Of course!
Here is my journey to becoming an author, and the exciting sequence of events that resulted in the short film for my first book, Sleeping with the Blackbirds.
If you’re reaching for a dictionary at the word “mixtopian,” don’t bother: I confess I made it up. I figure it’s one of those terms that should exist but doesn’t. It does, however, beg the question, how does a mixtopia differ from “normal life”?
The opening line of a novel should pull you in, and there a lot of books out there that do exactly that. Here are 22 powerful opening lines that we love.
I first stumbled across this book in 2015. I picked up a copy from my local library and started to read it. And then the unexpected happened. I instantly fell in love with the story.
Have you read your way through hundreds and thousands of pages of Urban Fantasy novels and series, following the adventures of familiar heroines. I have too—and those better known heroines have led me to uncover a slew of others. I’d love to share a few of my favorites.
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