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Last year I read Bedbugs , Ben Winters' psychological thriller/horror novel about a woman who was certain that her apartment was filled with bedbugs, while her husband was telling her that she was imagining them.
iStockphoto Many of my all-time favorite novels have a common (if slightly unsettling) thread: They feature an unreliable narrator at the helm.
Oh I know he'd have to adapt the story to become a movie.
Seventeen-year-old Lennie has felt completely lost since her older sister Bailey, aspiring actress and all around amazing gal, died suddenly from a heart arrhythmia right in the middle of play practice.
What makes a book nerd?
In Victor LaValle's new novel, The Devil in Silver , a man is mistakenly committed to a mental hospital where a buffalo-headed monster stalks patients at night.
I was incredibly lucky that my Mom owned a beautiful second-hand book store throughout my adolescence, because I constantly got to reap the reward of having amazing literature at my finger tips. Whatever I wanted to read, I was lucky enough to get to read.
So you’ve finished the " Hunger Games " trilogy and you are now officially addicted to dystopian novels with strong female heroines and absorbing plots. You need something to fill that hole pronto, and it had better be an action-packed story about teens in a dystopian society who must rely on their intelligence, courage, and friendships in order to survive as they fight menacing and oppressive social systems.
It still amazes me how little we really knew... Maybe everything that happened to me and my family had nothing at all to do with the slowing. It's possible, I guess.
Welcome to AbeBooks' Weird Book Room - heralded by the New York Times , Canada's Globe and Mail , The Times of London , and The Guardian (UK) as the finest source of everything that's bizarre, odd and downright weird in books. Everyone's talking about it - author Neil Gaiman is even tweeting about it, posting a link and suggesting his followers: "Go to this link and gaze on the titles and be made happy. Trust me. It'll work". With new titles added periodically, we now have an excellent selection of crazy and strange titles for sale by our booksellers, about every oddball aspect of life you could possibly imagine (and a few things you couldn't).
Many of us think of university as the great opening-up of our lives – a time to explore new ideas and new ways of thinking.
Books are not the only parts of reading that have gone digital.