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12 Incredibly Lovely Reads

Posted about 3 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with appeal, autobiographical fiction, beyond the bestsellers, character driven, compelling, finding a good book, haunting, Historical Fiction, Literary fiction, lyrical, Magical Realism, Novelist, Psychological Fiction, Readers' Advisory, reading recommendations, Stylistically complex, suspenseful and Unconventional

A selection of lyrical and lovely reading recommendations.

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15 Atmospheric and Memorable Reads to Lose Yourself In

Posted about 26 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Mysteries and Thrillers and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with appeal, atmospheric, beyond the bestsellers, character driven, coming of age stories, compelling, finding a good book, Ghost Stories, Gothic Fiction, Historical Fiction, intricately plotted, leisurely paced, Literary fiction, Paranormal Fiction, Psychological Fiction, Readers' Advisory, richly detailed, romantic suspense, Suspense Fiction, suspenseful and world building

Ambiance abound in these atmospheric novels crossing a range of genres.

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12 Intriguing Reads You Won't Want to Put Down

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Mysteries and Thrillers | Tagged with appeal, atmospheric, beyond the bestsellers, compelling, finding a good book, gritty, Historical Fiction, intriguing, Literary fiction, Psychological Fiction, suspenseful and Unconventional

Interesting reads filled with multi-dimensional, interesting, compelling and beguiling characters.

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12 Captivating and Compelling Reads

Posted 3 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with appeal, atmospheric, beyond the bestsellers, character driven, coming of age stories, compelling, finding a good book, intricately plotted, legal thrillers, Psychological Suspense, Readers' Advisory, reading recommendations, richly detailed, Spy Fiction, Stylistically complex, Suspense Fiction and world-building

Get ready for an engrossing reading experience with these reading recommendations.

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15 Compelling Dystopian Reads

Posted 6 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with adult books for young adults, Apocalyptic fiction, atmospheric, bleak, compelling, dystopian, dystopias, intricately plotted, Literary fiction, Political Fiction, Read-Alikes, reflective, satirical fiction, Stylistically complex, thought-provoking and world-building

Fans of dystopian fiction and the classic novel 1984 by George Orwell will appreciate the books in this blog post, which includes classics and recent popular publications.

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Knitting a Few Good Yarns: Themed Cozy Mysteries

Posted 7 months ago by April S

Posted in Fiction, Mysteries and Thrillers and New Books and Movies | Tagged with compelling, cozy mysteries, cozy mystery, crochet, engaging, events, gentle reads, hobby mysteries, homespun, knit, knitters, knitting, knitting -- fiction, mystery stories, needlework, programs and quirky

Curl up with one of these great themed cozy mysteries. People who love to crochet, embroider, knit, sew or weave will love the variety of selections in this post.

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10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2018

Posted 7 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, New Books and Movies and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with action-packed, alternative histories, apocalypse, best books of 2018, Best Books of the Year, books to read, compelling, dystopian, engaging, Faerie realm, historical fantasy, intricately plotted, magic, mystical, near future, reading recommendations, richly detailed, Sci-Fi, strong sense of place, superhero stories, suspenseful, thought-provoking, urban fantasy, voyages and world building

The science fiction and fantasy novels in this blog post include stories that are compelling, imaginative, richly detailed and thought-provoking.

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