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5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-14 10:33:10 UTC ]
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In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women

As part of the launch of Hay Festival's Latin American anthology, 'Bogotá39-2017,' author Samanta Schweblin and editor Sara Malagón talk about labels and gender. The post In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK

'Currently 25 percent of our top 20 fiction titles are translated,' we learn from Waterstones. It appears that UK readers are surprisingly into international books. The post Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-fiction venture Fiction Express goes into print

ReadZone Books will this year publish stories from Fiction Express - an e-fiction venture that... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker Books acquires non-fiction from Rolle and Owusu

Walker Books has acquired a non-fiction title from Rudimental band member Leon “Locksmith” Rolle and author Derek Owusu.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-22 04:26:28 UTC ]
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Comma Press anthology explores US foreign policy through fiction

Comma Press will publish The American Way: Stories of Invasion in May 2021, the first title in its History-into-Fiction series to step outside of British history.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-19 23:34:53 UTC ]
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‘The Divines’: Featured Fiction from Ellie Eaton

An excerpt from a debut novel Booklist calls "sharp and haunting." The post ‘The Divines’: Featured Fiction from Ellie Eaton appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2021-01-19 17:00:59 UTC ]
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Melinda Gates has donated $250,000 to the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction.

Earlier this year, we learned of the founding of the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction, which is the first English-language literary award to celebrate excellence in fiction by women writers in the United States and Canada. And today, the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction announced that it has... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-15 17:54:45 UTC ]
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Debut fiction did well in pandemic-hit 2020

Debut novelists performed solidly last year, despite widespread fears that they would lose out to more established authors due to 2020's pandemic-hit publishing schedules.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 13:16:53 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about fantasy and science fiction books that have fallen off the radar

“Vellum” by Hal Duncan, “Mockingbird,” by Walter Tevis, the works of Tanith Lee and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-13 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Historical Fiction With a POC or LGBTQ+ Protagonist

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a historical fiction with a POC or LGBTQ+ protagonist. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-11 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Paraclete Announces New Fiction Imprint

The trade fiction imprint Raven will release its first list in spring 2022 and will focus on sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Pinch of Nom leapfrogs Barack Obama in Non-Fiction

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird) has weighed in in the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one, ending the seven-week streak of Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Penguin). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-05 13:42:46 UTC ]
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Has the Parent Plot Ousted the Marriage Plot in Contemporary Fiction?

When my wife and I were expecting our first child, a friend described it as “the ultimate deadline.” Many writers I’ve known since have determined to finish their books before a baby arrives. Some do, of course, but the deadline wasn’t so ultimate in my own case. I was five years into my first... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-05 09:49:10 UTC ]
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BA picks Thorogood mystery for Fiction Book of the Month

The Booksellers Association has named The Marlow Murder Club by Robert Thorogood (HQ) as its first Fiction Book of the Month for 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-04 20:03:32 UTC ]
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The Literary Risk-Takers: On New Migrant and Refugee Fiction

I can’t attend, for the road between my poem and Damascus is cut off for postmodern reasons. –“I Can’t Attend,” by Ghayath Almadhoun * No ISBN sequence can keep track the world’s recent homeless, but the books won’t stop coming. As the refugee crisis grows unremittingly, with people out of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-29 09:48:26 UTC ]
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College Admissions Fiction and the Asian American Teen Imaginary

“GUYS ARE LIKE school admissions,” Claire Wang’s mom tells Claire in Parachutes, a new YA novel by Kelly Yang. “Get in first. Then worry if you like them back.” The analogy is cheeky yet revealing: colleges and boyfriends function on a model of scarcity, and thus attainment is far more important... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-12-26 16:00:45 UTC ]
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10 Under-the-Radar Fantasy and Science Fiction Books From 2020

From talking tigers to automaton dragons and UFOs, find some of the best 2020 under the radar SFF books you may have missed, including Ghost Wood Song by Erica Waters. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-21 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Why Does Goodreads Have a Problem with Fiction by Women, About Women?

If you’ve used the internet to read book or film reviews in the last decade, you’ve probably heard of the Bechdel test. Cartoonist Alison Bechdel introduced the test in her comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For in 1985 as a means of assessing the ways women are portrayed in fiction. The test... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-21 09:50:22 UTC ]
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Bite-size book reviews: Fiction our readers loved in 2020

Need a new novel? Classic adventures, satire, and dystopian science fiction top this year's round-up of reader book recommendations for fiction. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-12-18 22:08:27 UTC ]
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