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The Real-life Writing Journey with Lynne Curry: April 2024

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14 Fascinating Facts About Ernest Hemingway’s ‘A Farewell to Arms’

Discover the controversy behind Hemingway’s classic novel, ‘A Farewell to Arms,’ as well as the inspiration for the title, the real-life love story that influenced the book, and how Bach inspired the author.

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Real-life writing: a new site promising inspiration and stories not found elsewhere; I hope you'll join the journey

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The Top-Saved Long Reads of 2023 (So Far)

The legacy of the pandemic hand sanitizer boom, an ingenious idea for solving the housing crisis, and more.

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The Best Romance Novels of 2021 (So Far)

We round up the best romance novels of 2021 so far, including new titles from Kate Clayborn and Rosie Danan, plus YA author Rachel Lynn Solomon’s adult rom-com debut.

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Barnes & Noble Cancels Plan To Offer ‘Diversity’ Editions Of Classic Novels After Woke Backlash

America’s largest brick and mortar bookseller, Barnes & Noble, has canceled a plan to offer “diversity” editions of classic novels like “The Wizard of Oz” and “Romeo and Juliet” after a backlash from progressi

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No, you probably don’t have a book in you | The Outline

A literary agent on why your good story isn’t likely to be a bestseller.

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5 Weird 1960s Covers for Classic Novels | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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22 Classic Novels That Won't Bore You To Death

Fifty Shades versus the book she told you not to worry about.

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How the Rise of Paperback Books Turned To Kill a Mockingbird Into a Literary Classic

If you read Harper Lee's novel in school, it wasn't entirely because of the book's stellar literary value (though it has that, too).

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8 fantasy novels to read while you wait for the next season of Game of Thrones

The latest season of Game of Thrones is coming to an end this weekend, which means that you’re going to need to get your epic fantasy fix somewhere else, possibly until 2019. You could go back and...

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The best recent crime novels – review roundup | Books | The Guardian

Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips; The Night Visitor by Lucy Atkins; Strange Magic by Syd Moore; Love Like Blood by Mark Billingham; Block 46 by Johana Gustawsson

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The 13 best novels of 2016

2016 will go down in history as a year that changed America’s political landscape forever. And it gave us books that grapple with that changing landscape, fiercely and provocatively; books that delve deeply into the American identity and change the way we see it.

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The Rise of Phone Reading

It’s not the e-reader that will be driving future books sales, it’s the phone; How publishers are rethinking books for the small screen

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‘Go Set a Watchman’ Shows Literary Hero Atticus Finch’s Dark Side

In the classic book and iconic film “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Atticus Finch stood as a towering symbol of morality, courage and wisdom. A new book by author Harper Lee now casts him in a different light. In the book “Go Set a Watchman,” to be relea

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Slippery Things | The Thrilling Sci-Fi Book by Lane Baker

Jaded high school Junior and detention hall regular Larissa Locke has a recurring dream in which creatures sneak into her bedroom at night to perform experiments and extract her blood. Tiny scars on her arm suggest that perhaps she isn’t just dreaming. But wait! If she’s really the victim of blood-sucking alien intruders, then why is her bedroom window still locked each morning?

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4 Semi-Delusional Things I Told Myself To Get My Novel Done

4 tips to help you finish writing your novel courtesy of Mira Jacob.

Hello, person working on your novel for God-knows-how-long! I see you there, eating your tuna sandwich over your keyboard at work, your face aglow with the Facebook triumphs of others. Today sucks, you say? I hear you.

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Classic Authors Who Suck, According To Other Classic Authors

Do you hate negative book reviews? Try telling that to Mark Twain, D.H. Lawrence, or any of these famous authors who have trashed their fellow writers' publications! Photos: Associated Press, Getty Interactive infographic by Jan Diehm fo...