Somehow the decade is almost over and lots of people are looking back. LitHub recently published a whole compendium of book best-ofs for the 2010s, including best novel. While I read so many great books throughout the 2010s (A Very Large Expanse of Sea, Station Eleven, Dirty Wings, The Sky is Everywhere, The Hate U […]
Who is the hottest villain in literature?
On Monday we talked about what makes a good villain. But let’s be honest. Sometimes the villains are kind of hot. Which villain in literature would you totally make out with? If I were being honest with myself I’d probably have to go with Amy from Gone Girl (the book version). And no, I’m not […]
What’s the best mystery in a novel?
Yesterday I blogged about what makes a good mystery in a novel. So who did it best? Who created some of the best mysteries of all? Note that I’m not necessarily asking for your favorite mystery novel! Some great mysteries have been crafted outside of that genre, whether it was wondering if Snape could be […]
What is your favorite audiobook?
I recently recorded an audiobook at John Marshall Media (more on this soon!!) and so naturally I have audiobooks on my brain. What’s your favorite audiobook? Which audiobooks really captured the spirit of the book or added something new? Despite all the work I did selling audio rights for bestselling authors while I was a […]
Who are the most memorable parents in books?
The Wormwoods in Matilda. The Weasleys in Harry Potter. Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird. There are some seriously memorable parents in literature. Which ones are your favorites? Art: The Artist and His Family by James Peale
Got any book recommendations?
The weather is warm and many people are taking to the beach and skipping out early on Friday. It’s prime summer reading season. Have you read anything good lately? Care to share with the rest of us? Here are some of my recent favorites: A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi The Night […]