Book Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab
Image of a women standing at the edge of a mountain peakUnsplash. “…it is sad, of course, to forget. But it is a lonely thing, to be forgotten. To remember when no one else does.”—V. E. Schwab.
Author Interview: The Vet Whose Dream of Becoming a Bestselling Writer Never Faded
USA Today bestselling author Emma Rous's debut novel, The Au Pair, was an international success. The book shot to the top of many “Must Read” lists, including POPSUGAR’s Must-Read Books of 2019, Cosmopolitan’s Books of 2019 to Bring to Your Bookclub, Woman’s Day’s Best Fiction Books of 2019 and Goodreads’ Top Mysteries & Thrillers of 2019.
The Time Traveler's Wife Made Me Fall Back in Love With Fiction and Reading
“When I was young I didn’t understand, but now, I know, how absence can be present, like a damaged nerve, like a dark bird.” ― Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife.
Danielle Steel Unveils Her Latest, and Another New Novel Focuses on Sylvia Plath
Danielle Steel headlines this week’s new book releases with High Stakes, her 190-something published book. The 74-year-old Steel is the fourth-bestselling author who said in 2019 that she writes for 20-22 hours a day.
There's Big Money (and Business) in Epic Fantasy Novels, Publishing Industry Insider Says
Is epic fantasy the literary genre where the most riches lie for authors?. That’s the question publishing industry expert Jane Friedman attempts to answer in her latest publishing newsletter, The Hot Sheet.
Tochi Onyebuchi Releases His Debut Novel, and Three More New Books Out This Week
Tochi Onyebuchi published his first novel this week, Goliath, a futuristic story that tries to tell us something about our present. This week, Fiona Davis is also out with a new novel, The Magnolia Place. And John Darnielle and Marie Benedict are releasing new books, too.
Hanya Yanagihara's Newest Novel and Other New Books Hitting Shelves This Week
Hanya Yanagihara headlines an impressive list of books coming out on Jan. 11, 2022. Yanagihara’s newest novel, To Paradise, is her first since 2015’s A Little Life. That novel was shortlisted for a Booker Prize and received critical acclaim.
Colleen Hoover's 'Reminders of Him' and Other New Novels Hitting Shelves This Week
New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover is out this week with her latest book, Reminders of Him. Hoover is a young-adult romance writer whose titles include 2013’s Hopeless and 2020’s Heart Bones. A summary of Reminders of Him is below.
An Author's Rule of Thumb
Writing is a journey of growth. No one starts out as a bestselling author, and many times, there is a road of failure before you get to where you want to be. However, I have found four things that have helped me on the way, and I feel that doing these things has greatly improved my writing.