Month: April 2014

A to Z April – G:  Genres

A to Z April – G: Genres

Even though I’ve already talked about one genre, the best word I could think of for G was the whole subject of genres.  Genres are a way to categorize types of literature.  It can be based on technique, tone, content, or sometimes length.   So today I’m going to talk about the main genres that I… Read more »

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Review Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman

Review Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman

First, thanks to Edelweiss and Balzer and Bray for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  I always am intrigued and fascinated by stories about World War II.  Actually this book is pre-World War II.  It is from Hitler’s rise.  And what was so interesting about the premise of this book is that… Read more »

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A to Z April – F:  Fantasy

A to Z April – F: Fantasy

For the letter F I’m going to choose a genre of fiction that is not actually one that I read a ton of.  There are some of my very favorite series that fit into it though, so it is worth mentioning.  The more I’m around authors and bloggers, I’ve learned that the type of fantasy… Read more »

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A to Z April – E:  E-books

A to Z April – E: E-books

For the letter E I’ve chosen to discuss E-books.  First of all, let me say that I will never, ever give up an actual physical book.  One that the cover is there to look at whenever I set the book down, the cover that draws your eyes in, and looks so beautiful on a bookshelf…. Read more »

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A to Z April – Letter D:  Dystopia

A to Z April – Letter D: Dystopia

  For the letter D, I’ve chosen a genre (not sure if that’s the correct term for that) of literature that is currently very popular, and is one that is one of my favorites.  I will share five of my favorite dystopian series today. 1.  The Giver Series by Lois Lowry –>   I had… Read more »

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A to Z April – Letter B:  Biographies

A to Z April – Letter B: Biographies

Continuing with my book theme for this challenge, I’ve decided to share some biography/memoir type books.  Biographies of course are books about a person, sometimes written by themselves, then they are usually called autobiographies, or often they are now called memoirs.  Below is a list of my top 5 favorite biographies in no particular order…. Read more »

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