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Best Horror Books to Read

For this list of the best horror books, we’ve compiled some of the most renowned authors not only within the genre itself but in literature as a whole. Authors like Mary Shelly and Stephen King. These novels were written between 1818 and 2009. They are dark. They deal with the very worst of human nature. […]

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5 Disaster Book Recommendations

These disaster stories are filled with survival, horrific destruction and coming together in the worst of times. These stories are both fiction and non-fiction covering disasters like hurricanes, volcanoes, and changes in the rules of the earth itself. They were written and published sweeten 1999 and 2012. All of these books were written by magnificent […]

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Book Review: Game of Fear by Gledé Browne Kabongo

by Glede Kabongo follows Abbie Cooper in her final years at an elite New England private school. She’s attractive, at the top of her class, and doesn’t care about drama because ‘she has her priorities straight’. Despite trying her best to stay on the straight and narrow a mistake from her past comes back to […]

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Book Review: What Lies Beneath the Mask by Laura Greenwood

Prepare to feel love, loss, terror, and ultimately be swept off your feet in this hauntingly romantic novel! , by Laura Greenwood, is a truly captivating story.  There is a profound sense of realism webbed throughout the plot and within the trauma the main protagonist Annabelle endures. The parallel between Annabelle’s love interests and her […]

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Up-and-Coming Novels Starring Female Protagonists

This list has set out to bring you five of the most anticipated books of 2017 starring female protagonists. These five stand-alone books are in a variety of genres, from fantasy to psychological thriller. Each is about the exciting adventures of our leading ladies. Each of these books was written by female authors that are […]

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5 Book Recommendations from Author Devra Robitaille

Let me introduce myself, my name is Devra Robitaille and I write books for children and young adults. Now, when ‘This is Writing’ asked me to do an article recommending five of my favorite books I nearly blew a gasket trying to figure out which books to spotlight! You see, I am such an avid […]

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Book Review: My River Sanctuary by Robin Bower

Robin Bower’s  is a story about family and intermingling cultures set in the lush backdrop of Perth, Australia. The book touches on many themes that I love reading about such as cultural identity, racism, refugees, mental illness, family dynamics, and war. Unfortunately, the story suffers from trying to juggle so many themes at once. Sometimes […]

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The Ultimate List of Fiction Books You Should Read At Least Once in Your Life

Finding the next “good read” is never easy. Sometimes you want to read something in your genre. Other times you want to read something that’s completely different. Sometimes you have no clue what you want to read. No matter what “reading” mood you’re in, This is Writing has got you covered with in-depth book recommendation […]

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Book Review of Warrior: A Seventeen Series Thriller, by A.D. Starrling

Reviewed by Jenny Heslop When a team of scientists find an ancient tomb in Northern Africa Dimitri Resnick knows it’s the one he has been searching for all his life – which for an immortal is a very long time. But at the tomb’s opening Resnick’s team discover it has already been looted, and recently. […]

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Book Review of The Missed Loved Ones by TNae Wilcox

TNae Wilcox The Missing Loved Ones: A Short Story Collection

For the most part,  is a collection of short stories about everyday people, who live everyday lives. For instance, in The Gift readers meet George and Lenore, a couple struggling with financial problems and Lenore’s scarring accident a few months prior. Eviction notices, inability to secure a loan, biweekly unemployment checks, bouts with self-doubt and […]

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5 Book Recommendations From Writer Vincent Francone

Writer Vincent Francone, author of the memoir  shares 5 of his favourite books. 1. by Ciaran Carson On average, I mention this book three times a week to anyone willing to listen.  It’s the book that got me to remember that I love poetry, and that poems are infinitely more malleable than we often realize. […]

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Book Review of The Disembodied by Anthony Hains

“The Gray Man has a long history. No one knows when he started appearing or even who he is–or was. There are speculations, mind you, but like every other speculation, there’s nothing beyond legend and old sea–captain yarns. He is a ghost–that much is known-and unlike some ghosts, if you see him, you know that […]

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5 Books for the Lit Nerd Who’s Read It All

This post originally appeared on Early Bird Books and appears here with their permission. Sign up for Early Bird Books to receive the best deals on free and bargain ebooks delivered right to your inbox. Impress the person on your list who’s read everything with these overlooked and unexpected reads. You finished your holiday shopping and pretty […]

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8 Thrilling Historical Novels from Leon Uris

This post originally appeared on Early Bird Books and appears here with their permission. Sign up for Early Bird Books to receive the best deals on free and bargain ebooks delivered right to your inbox. Binge read these gripping historical fiction novels from the author of Exodus In 1958, the novel Exodus by Leon Uris (pronounced […]

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