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STEM Romance Books and why are they important

STEM Romance Books and why are they important

The word STEM is probably familiar to you, but what does it even mean? STEM stands for math, science, technology, and engineering. Collectively, they constitute a thriving and rapidly expanding sector.We have seen a sudden surge in the amount of STEM romance books being published in the last few years. Thanks to Booktok and Bookstagram, the popularity has become immense leading to more anticipation for sequels and other books in the same realm. Women have lived with the most cliche and stereotypical characters when it came to romance novels, most of which has almost always been the “rich boy poor…
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True Crime Novels to Read Right Now!

True Crime Novels to Read Right Now!

Reading crime fiction, suspense, and murder mysteries is undeniably thrilling. But you have to admit it doesn’t match the experience true crime offers! This non-fiction genre – where authors explore real crimes and their aftermath – is sought out even by fiction readers. Why? Not only does it cover sensational crimes, but also explores the criminal’s motives and their ultimate incarceration. These novels let you look at thrilling cases closely without even getting involved. In a way, reading true crime is cathartic. And if you want to experience that catharsis, here are some must-read true crime novels you should read…
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Is AI the End of Literature?

Is AI the End of Literature?

The fear about AI writing books often revolves around the concept of "technological unemployment," where advanced technology like AI is seen as a potential threat to human authors, possibly leading to a decline in literary work. Some worry that AI-generated content might reach a level where it completely replaces human writers, resulting in job losses and a deterioration in the quality of literature. It's essential to recognize that, although AI can generate content, it currently needs to replace human creativity and the ability to craft engaging nuanced narratives. While AI is valuable for tasks like generating reports or data analysis,…
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Sarcasm, Wine and Everything Fine – 7 Sassiest Protagonists of all Times

Sarcasm, Wine and Everything Fine – 7 Sassiest Protagonists of all Times

Well-written protagonists are so hard to come across. You’ve to scour through hordes of novels (and spend sleepless nights in the process, because night-time equals reading time) to find one that you can hopelessly fall in love with. Imagine if this is the case with well-written characters, what would be the process to find the sassiest personalities in between the printed pages? It’ll be lengthier, that is for sure. But don’t worry, I have done the hard part for you eager readers; compiled down below are the sassiest, snarkiest protagonists of all times. Proceed at your own discretion though –…
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Weird Fiction – How Weird is this Weird Genre?

Weird Fiction – How Weird is this Weird Genre?

Novels have always followed a structure – there is a cause, and then follows the outcome. If it’s romance, the cause is the shenanigans of the protagonists, with the outcome being their happily-ever-after romance. Or if it’s a mystery, the cause happens to be a character-specific conflict, with a nail-biting mystery as its effect. But there exists a genre that doesn’t exactly follow the structure. Instead, it clubs together genres like fantasy, horror, sci-fi, and speculative fiction to create the strangest characters existing in the wackiest plots. Very aptly, it is also called weird fiction! What is Weird Fiction? Weird…
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How to Build a Successful Reader’s Community?

How to Build a Successful Reader’s Community?

Have you ever had that feeling when you're just bursting to chat about your latest book obsession, but your friends aren't quite as into it as you are? However, it’s the best feeling when you find someone who's just as excited about your favorite reads as you are. But with libraries and book clubs fading into the background, where do you go to geek out over your latest reads? It's not always easy to find those book buddies in real life. Libraries and bookstores are great, but what if you want to connect with readers from across the globe? The…
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Elements of Enigma – Popular Tropes in Mystery Novels

Elements of Enigma – Popular Tropes in Mystery Novels

With the perfect blend of intrigue, suspense and thrill, the genre of mystery fiction hold your attention for an unlimited time. But the way this blend is presented changes with each book. And that depends not only on the author and their writing style but also on the tropes used. That’s right! This shifty genre also has a ton of tropes, peeking through the mystery stories. These tropes may sometimes come across as cliché, leading to some of those being parodied. However, they help push the suspense up a notch if the author uses them well. And what is better…
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Ana Huang And Her Book World!

Ana Huang And Her Book World!

When you wobble on the carpet at the entrance of the bookstore, the world of the fragrance of those fresh pages and the scent of creativity, gush through your veins. And then your hands twist at an angle to grab support and you land up on the series of Twisted. Everywhere you scroll or watch a review of Romantic books, you stumble upon the name Ana Huang. Ana Huang is a contemporary American writer best known for her novels and romances. Her most famous work is The Twisted Saga, which was published by the Author's Club. Her works have been…
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Why Are Monster Romances So Popular Right Now?

Why Are Monster Romances So Popular Right Now?

Monsters used to be synonymous with horror and nightmares, and literature was no exception. Hideous and grotesque entities were used as the villains, while humans were their victims. Think of Bram Stoker’s Dracula or Guy Endore’s The Werewolf of Paris ­– the monsters in there appeared to be evil incarnate. While the monsters are still the same all this time, their perception has changed in the literary world now. What used to be terror-inducing entities have now become an indisputable part of romance novels. This change has been gradual, as the romance genre welcomed more and more monsters. Vampires and…
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5 Must-visit Literary Festivals Around the World

5 Must-visit Literary Festivals Around the World

Whether you’re an ardent reader or a passionate writer, there’s nothing quite like the excitement of meeting fellow book lovers. Imagine meeting your favorite authors, finding your favorite books, and making friends with fellow bookworms. Well, it’s not some alternate universe we’re talking about. Book festivals bring readers and writers together to celebrate the magic of storytelling, every year. These festivals aren't just gatherings; they're vibrant, joyous occasions that remind us of the incredible power of words. They inspire, educate, and connect us, creating a warm sense of community among book lovers from every corner of the world. We've rounded…
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