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Why I Hate the Term "Literary Fiction"

“So, what kind of books do you like to read?”

If there’s one question I dread, it’s this particular chestnut. I get asked this about once a week, and inevitably find myself mumbling something along the lines of: “uh… I’ll read anything.” 1 287 fler ord

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The Book of Lost Things

Genre: Fantasy; Fairy Tales

Publisher: Washington Square Press

When David’s mother dies and his father remarries, his wish to escape his new life is granted when he slips through a crack in the garden wall into another world. 31 fler ord

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Book Review: The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani

Title: The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani

My Ratings: 5 Stars

Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers

Source: Times Reads

Goodreads Synopsis:

It’s 1947, and India, newly independent of British rule, has been separated into two countries: Pakistan and India. 525 fler ord

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Netflix’s Cargo has a few new ideas for the zombie genre

(Source: www.theverge.com)

Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review comes from the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. 1 665 fler ord

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Genre

Genre is the French term for type. The film industry uses genre as a means of classifying and categorising their productions, which plays a major role in arousing the expectations of audiences and how they judge and select texts. 1 116 fler ord

Film

Stephen King's: On writing (a parody)

I haven’t actually read this, but since I’ve seen so many reviews of this book today, let’s do the one we’ve all seen.

Something about how it’s not really a full guide, but half an autobiography or memoir or something, and how it’s influenced his writing. 220 fler ord

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Reading to Write

I intended to engage with writing sources in order to improve my prose writing. I decided to focus on the two books The Geek’s Guide to the Writing Life… 211 fler ord

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