Author: Jeffery McDonald

Thought-Provoking Books to Read in Front of a Fireplace
Novels, Fiction January 6th, 2020

Thought-Provoking Books to Read in Front of a Fireplace

When it’s cold outside and the nights are long, there’s no better way to pass the time than to curl up in front of an open fire with a good book or two. Different types of readers like different kinds of books, so while one person might want to lose themselves inside a fantasy world, another might want to read some non-fiction to teach themselves a new skill. For our part, we like to read a little bit of everything, and this reading list reflects that. It doesn’t matter whether it’s fiction or non-fiction, as long as it makes you think. And so with that in mind, let’s jump on in and take a look at a few of the best books to read while curled up by a fire.
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Best Books To Read Over The Holidays
Fiction, Novels December 20th, 2019

Best Books To Read Over The Holidays

Every time the holiday season rolls around, we love to get stuck into a good book. It’s the perfect way to kill some time when it’s cold outside, especially when the bulk of the holidays are over and everyone’s just sitting around and waiting to get back to work. But what kind of stuff is best to pick up as we’re heading into the New Year and beyond? Well, that depends upon the kind of books that you like to read, but to get you started we’ve worked on a list to help to inspire you. Here’s what we’d recommend.
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Best New Books of 2019
Most Popular, Fiction December 9th, 2019

Best New Books of 2019

Back in the day, there were a lot of questions about how the publishing industry was going to survive the rise of the internet and a societal switch towards ebooks and audiobooks. Now, though, those naysayers have been proven wrong, and indeed the publishing industry is stronger than ever before. You just have to look at the new releases. Sure, a lot of us are still waiting for The Winds of Winter, the next book in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series which has been in the making for the best part of a decade. But with plenty of other big name releases for us to sink our teeth into this year, we almost don’t even miss it. And so with that in mind, let’s jump on in and take a look at just a few of the best books of the last twelve months.
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Your Favourite Authors' Favourite Books
Authors' favourite, Fiction, Novels November 4th, 2019

Your Favourite Authors' Favourite Books

Struggling to decide what your next read should be? One way to find new authors that you might be interested in is to turn to the authors that you already like. If you like their style then the chances are that you’re also going to like the authors who inspired them. In fact, it can be a lot of fun to try to spot the influences or to identify specific techniques that they’ve borrowed and put to use in their own work. But who exactly are our favourite authors’ favourite authors? Let’s take a look!
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Best Books Being Turned into Movies
Fiction, Novels, Movies October 7th, 2019

Best Books Being Turned into Movies

We live in an exciting time for entertainment, thanks in part to the ongoing warfare between streaming services like Amazon Prime, Netflix and Disney+. Each of these different services is hoping to lure viewers to its platform via the provision of high-quality original programming. And it’s the book nerds in particular who are in for a treat. From Harry Potter to Game of Thrones, our recent pop culture history is rife with book to movie adaptations, and there’s plenty more to come. Here are just a few of the book to movie adaptations that we have to look forward to in the coming months.
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