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I've nominated author Kerry Donovan for Kindle Scout - will you?

Author Kerry Donovan has a new book Ryan Kaine: On the Run enrolled in the Kindle Scout program. If you’re not familiar with this, authors apply to have never-been-published works enrolled, and readers are invited to nominate books for a Kindle Publishing   contract on the basis of sample chapters. 193 more words


Mary Beard on Edward Gibbon

Beginning a new book today: SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, by Mary Beard

Beard begins by saying, in her Prologue:

  • “. . .  over the almost 250 years since Edward Gibbon wrote…
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Recommended Reading: Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction

On International Women’s Day, the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction announced their longlist for the 2017 prize. The Bailey’s Prize is one of the most prestigious book prizes awarded in the U.K., and each year they highlight stunning books by contemporary female authors that cover a broad range of themes. 252 more words

Book Reviews

The Code of the Woosters

I’ve been a fan of the television show Jeeves and Wooster for quite some time, but I have never got around to actually reading any of the novels or short stories that the series was pulled from until now. 484 more words

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Culture Shock

In “From Gutenberg to the internet” and “Nineteenth Century America: Publishing in a Developing Country,” we were sent back in time to a period where reading was an absolute privilege. 552 more words

Day 8: Nuzo Onoh

Nuzo Onoh is a British author from Enugu in the Eastern part of Nigeria, in what was formerly known as the Republic of Biafra. Their civil war with Nigeria, which she experienced firsthand, had an enormous impact on her writing style. 191 more words

Black Women In Horror

Book Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

First Published: 2013

Year of Publication for This Edition: 2014

Number of Pages: 178

Publisher: William Morrow

Genre: Fiction

Sub-Genres: Fantasy, magical realism

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