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20 Fascinating Reads with Unconventional Storylines

Posted about 24 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks and Fiction | Tagged with appeal, beyond the bestsellers, character-driven, coming of age stories, family sagas, finding a good book, intricately plotted, Literary fiction, Magical Realism, metafiction, moving, Political Fiction, Psychological Fiction, Readers' Advisory, reflective, Stylistically complex, thought-provoking and Unconventional

Expect the unexpected with these thought-provoking novels.

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15 Intriguing Spy Novels Written by Women Featuring Female Spies

Posted 5 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Mysteries and Thrillers | Tagged with action, adventure, appeal, beyond the bestsellers, CIA, conspiracies, cyberterrorism, Detective and Mystery Fiction, espionage, Historical Fiction, Political Fiction, secret agents, spies, Spy Fiction, spy stories, Suspense Fiction, Thrillers, War Fiction, women intelligence officers, women spies, Women's History Month and World War II Fiction

Spy stories with strong female protagonists, espionage, intrigue, action and adventure.

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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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The Best Fiction and Nonfiction Books of 2017

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, History and Politics, Mysteries and Thrillers, New Books and Movies, Nonfiction, Romance, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with best books 2017, Best Books of the Year, best fiction, best nonfiction, booklists, books to read, Detective and Mystery Fiction, Domestic Fiction, Families Fiction, family relationships, Historical Fiction, Humorous Fiction, leadership, Literary fiction, notable books, Political Fiction, Psychological Fiction, reading recommendations, Short Stories, Spy Fiction, Suspense Fiction, World War I Fiction and World War II Fiction

Explore a selection of the "best of the best" fiction and nonfiction books of 2017.

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