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Awesome Photos of Writers Hanging Out Together - Flavorwire

Awesome Photos of Writers Hanging Out Together - Flavorwire | About Books | Scoop.it
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'New' JRR Tolkien epic due out next year

'New' JRR Tolkien epic due out next year | About Books | Scoop.it
Lord of the Rings author's previously unseen 200-page poem of Arthurian legend draws on tales of ancient Britain rather than Middle-earth...
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30 most evil lines from books

30 most evil lines from books | About Books | Scoop.it
It's time for some booing and hissing.
Literature has offered up an overstuffed rogue's gallery of villains and with the power of the written word, they've embedded their wickedness in our minds.
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Há cada vez mais livros a viajar nos transportes públicos

Há cada vez mais livros a viajar nos transportes públicos | About Books | Scoop.it
Numa sociedade cada vez mais apressada, a leitura nos transportes públicos é uma forma de se aproveitar o tempo gasto nas deslocações entre casa e o trabalho. E, pela comodidade, o comboio é onde mais se lê.
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10 of the Creepiest Ghosts in Literature - Flavorwire

10 of the Creepiest Ghosts in Literature - Flavorwire | About Books | Scoop.it
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10 Great Science Fiction Novels with Go-Back-To-Bed Depressing Endings

10 Great Science Fiction Novels with Go-Back-To-Bed Depressing Endings | About Books | Scoop.it

Most great science fiction and fantasy novels leave you with a sense of wonder, and maybe a final moment of hope and awe. There aren't that many authors who are willing to leave you so depressed and apathetic, you might forget to recommend their book. But some brave genre authors just go for it, and punch you in the gut on their way out the door. (Who here thinks George R.R. Martin will end A Song of Ice and Fire with everyone holding hands and singing?)

 

Sometimes you just want a book with a downer ending. And for those times, here are 10 science fiction and fantasy books that will leave you wanting to go back to bed and hide. Massive spoilers for old books ahead...


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A Reading List of Thrillers with Strong Female Leads

A Reading List of Thrillers with Strong Female Leads | About Books | Scoop.it
This installment of Riot Recommendation is sponsored by Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.
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Shakespeare: Staging the World - Video - TIME.com

Shakespeare: Staging the World  - Video - TIME.com | About Books | Scoop.it
The British Museum is playing host to a new exhibit on the world's most famous playwright.
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10 of the Best “Makeovers” in Literature - Flavorwire

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Top Fantasy Series | Bookreporter.com

Top Fantasy Series | Bookreporter.com | About Books | Scoop.it
Our sci-fi and fantasy expert, Stephen Hubbard had his work cut out for him when creating a bookshelf of quintessential fantasy titles. At one point he had 80 titles on his list!
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A Book Cover Gallery of 163 Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Books Coming Out in September 2012 - SF Signal

A Book Cover Gallery of 163 Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Books Coming Out in September 2012 - SF Signal | About Books | Scoop.it
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There's Something About Gillian Flynn (or, When There's More to Genre Than Meets the Eye)

There's Something About Gillian Flynn (or, When There's More to Genre Than Meets the Eye) | About Books | Scoop.it
When Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl left me gasping for more earlier this summer, I plowed through her backlist over a single weekend and fell hard for the way...
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20 banned books that may surprise you

20 banned books that may surprise you | About Books | Scoop.it
The following books may seem harmless to most readers, but they all made it onto banned books lists at one time or another.
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The Literary Canon as Graphic Novel - Flavorwire

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Science Fiction/Fantasy Classics That Sound Like E... - Barnes & Noble Book Clubs

Science Fiction/Fantasy Classics That Sound Like E... - Barnes & Noble Book Clubs | About Books | Scoop.it
With the phenomenal success of E L James’ bestselling Fifty Shades trilogy – which has brought unadulterated erotica to mainstream readers and inspire...

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10 Great Chase Scenes in Science Fiction and Fantasy Books | L.B. ...

10 Great Chase Scenes in Science Fiction and Fantasy Books | L.B. ... | About Books | Scoop.it
A list of some of science fiction and fantasy literature's most exciting chase scenes. A resource for writers and fans alike.
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The Most Thrilling Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming in September!

The Most Thrilling Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming in September! | About Books | Scoop.it
September's science fiction and fantasy novels are packed with excitement and cool new ideas. Learn how to survive the slow apocalypse and how to prepare for the Singularity!
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What Kind of Book Reader Are You? A Diagnostics Guide

What Kind of Book Reader Are You? A Diagnostics Guide | About Books | Scoop.it
The New Yorker's Page-Turner blog includes a book-reader coinage that got us thinking about our reading styles.
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The Last Word: 9 Famous Authors' Epitaphs

The Last Word: 9 Famous Authors' Epitaphs | About Books | Scoop.it
It takes a special type of person to be thinking about gravestones and ghosts on a bright, sunny summer day.
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