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This blog features book reviews, news related to books, opinion posts, and of course, tea.
This blogger lives her reading life out in the open, which brings honesty and life to the process.
This website’s book reviews covers a broad range of genres and formats (print/ebook/audio) and is always on the lookout for the next best read.
These 1,000 prompts are designed to give you the combination of the idea itself, as well as concepts to help you create your own. Out of 1,000 story ideas and writing prompts, the beginnings of your next book is likely in these pages. Let’s find your next bestseller.
All sorts of genres find homes here on this book review blog.
The Writing Greyhound focuses on almost all genres. It’s an open, welcoming space promoting books of all shapes, sizes, and genres.
This blog discusses books that inspire people, and fiction certainly falls into that category. There, they believe that any book can be inspiring if read at the right time.
Amy Poehler’s anticipated first book offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), like when to be funny and when to be serious. Powered by Amy’s charming and hilarious, biting yet wise voice, Yes Please is a book full of words to live by.
Their book reviews focus on the indie/self-published author. They also blog about the behind-the-scenes aspect of the book cover design process.
This blogger features a paperback book review on Tuesdays, an indie review on Wednesdays, a hardcover book on Fridays, and a wine critique on Saturdays.
Featuring both book and movie reviews, this blogger accepts Kindle files and hard copies.
Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives. From Mary, Queen of Scots, trapped by her own code to the Navajo Code Talkers who helped the Allies win World War II.
This blog contains book reviews, book hauls, book tags…basically a lot of bookish things, all fueled by caffeine.
This blogger reviews LGBTQ fiction and non-fiction. They also offer author interviews and guest blogs, particularly showcasing stories from Douwn Unda (Australia and New Zealand).
Erika keeps all of her reviews categorized by genre and date. She is a voracious reader of fiction and loves to share her discoveries with others.
In 1992, a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, and burned all the cash in his wallet. Four months later, his decomposed body was found. How he came to die is an unforgettable story.
Hannah reviews craft books, which are a passion of hers. She often receives advanced copies from publishers and discusses them on her established blog.
Along with posting writing advice posts and being a developmental editor, Katie writes book reviews for indie and traditional authors. She is a member of the Romance Writers of America and Contemporary Romance Writers.
Kelly’s blog features a review archive, latest posts, about me, and currently reading. Besides that, honest reviews and real enthusiasm for social interaction drives it forward.
In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of “outliers”–the best and the brightest, the most famous, and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?
This blogger studied costumes but also is an avid reader who enjoys analyzing books via her reviews.
All reviews are geared toward the Generation X, which includes modern books as well as ones from this blogger’s childhood.
This blog features reading challenges, book reviews, reading recommendations, and TBR lists.
A grand mystery reaching back centuries–a sensational disappearance that made headlines around the world. A quest for truth that leads to death, madness, or disappearance for those who seek to solve it. The Lost City of Z is a blockbuster adventure narrative about what lies beneath.
This blogger strongly believes in interaction in the book community. She puts out bookish memes, reviews, and themed articles. Beware of falling words and large imaginations.
A recovering academic and complete bookaholic, this blogger reads whenever she can and enjoys writing thoughtful, honest reviews.
These reviews tend to be short and to the point, crossing a wide variety of genres. She loves to discover new authors and hidden gems.
Conflict is an inevitable part of life, according to this ancient Chinese classic, but everything necessary to deal with conflict wisely is already present within us. Compiled more than 2,000 years ago by a mysterious warrior-philosopher, The Art of War is still perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world.
This blogger loves posting poetry as well as reviewing crime thrillers and all things creepy!
This bear reads far and wide in different genres and gives an honest opinion. Originally from France, she offers a unique view of literature, which she provides in her reviews.
As an avid teacher, reader, and poet, this blogger lends a keen eye to what she reviews. Check out her guidelines page on her favorite genres to review.
With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. She’s now convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at an infamous federal correctional facility.
This blog keeps reviews brief and concise while suggesting ideal readers for the books read.
With an emphasis on indie authors, LWI provides both book reviews and interviews from people in the writing/publishing industry. They enjoy helping to get the word out about the publications of such authors.
Jill has compiled her book reviews, short stories, articles, and writing notes in one place on her blog, dipping into both fiction and non-fiction.
Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, privacy, beer. Space exploration is in some ways an exploration of what it means to be human. How much can a person give up? What happens to you when you can’t walk for a year? Have sex? Smell flowers?
Jersey-born, art history major, and tea obsessed–all adjectives about this blogger. She has a love affair with reading and lets that shine through her book reviews.
On this blog, the writer reads and listens to books constantly, reviewing for You’re History, Amazon and Vine, Goodreads, and quite often, by authors’ requests. The writer also works at two local historic house museums, and other posts reflect those interests, particularly medieval and U.S. History.
Aside from being a writer, editor, and all-around wordsmith, H.E. Herbert also reviews books and posts them regularly.
America’s most acclaimed historian presents the intricate story of the year of the birth of the United States of America. 1776 tells two gripping stories: how a group of squabbling, disparate colonies became the United States, and how the British Empire tried to stop them.
This blog is about books (obviously), poetry, music, and ideas. It’s a nice chaos as she sees it. Join the discussion and see what happens.
This blogger has been reading books since The Boxcar Children and The Babysitter’s Club and has since picked up the fine art of reviewing.
The best things in the world are books, chocolate, and baking…or at least, so says this blogger. That sounds pretty good to the rest of us too.
From online entertainment mogul, actress, and “queen of the geeks” Felicia Day, a quirky memoir about her unusual upbringing, her rise to internet-stardom, and embracing her individuality to find success in Hollywood. The Internet isn’t all cat videos. There’s also Felicia Day.
Stop by for posts on books, wine, and life, although not necessarily in that order. Sara hopes to give people the opportunity to discover new books, hear new stories, and provide a different context to stories they may have already read.
This blog does a mixture of book and product reviews, mainly focusing on self help and personal development.
This blog offers book reviews, guest posts, author interviews, giveaways, twitter blasts, book blitzes, and book cover reveals.
Mindy Kaling has lived many lives. In Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, Mindy invites readers on a tour of her life and her unscientific observations on romance, friendship, and Hollywood, with several conveniently placed stopping points for you to run errands and make phone calls.
This blogger posts about parenting, lifestyle, food, and book reviews for children and adults.
This blogger reviews books in all genres and loves to share good books with others. She is a netgalley top reviewer with a top reviewer badge, several auto approvals, and over 250 reviews on her site alone.
These reviews are about ideas, characterization, structure, poetic language, motifs, and worldbuilding, encouraging aspects of reading, such as genre styles, scriptwriting, bookmarks, reading challenges and so on.
An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world’s attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation. She articulates the universal struggle that all of us face as we figure out what we aspire to be.
This blogger emphasizes both on her website. It’s not all about one or the other; you can be brainy and into books, while also being into beauty and fashion. There’s no reason whatsoever to push yourself into a certain category. She also emphasizes that beauty has to do with both the inside and out.
A circus inspired blog, TSS writes its book reviews in memo form, either funny or serious depending on the book being reviewed.
Anne reviews traditionally published, physical-copy books and includes cat themes in a lot of her posts. She also has experience in the publishing industry.
In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton began an ambitious project: to single-handedly create a photographic census of NYC. In 2013, this book was published and immediately catapulted to the top of the NY Times Bestseller List.
Lars focuses on fantasy and science fiction book reviews. He’s also a self-published author, himself.
This blog features book reviews, articles, product reviews, educational topics, and giveaways.
This blog is furnished with violet colors and jeweled tones. It offers reviews, spotlights, author interviews, and guest posts.
On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children and infants. The passengers were surprisingly at ease, even though Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone.
This blogger writes the best reviews possible to help authors get their work in front of readers.
Features clear and concise reviews. It reviews a wide variety of genres and approaches each book from an unbiased perspective, reading each book through to the end even if the reviewer doesn’t like it.
This blogger posts short stories, book excerpts, writing advice, and book reviews for different genres.
Electronic and dancing violinist Lindsey Stirling shares her unconventional journey in an inspiring memoir filled with the energy, persistence, and humor that have helped her successfully pursue a passion outside the box.
Kay gives honest reviews that both showcase the pros and cons of every book that she reads/reviews with a twist of her own unique personality and humor. She also participates in regular posts within the blogosphere that often include mentions and throw backs to books she’s reviewed in the past.
Brown Books & Green Tea specializes in reading and reviewing multicultural literature. BB> fills a void, focusing on books by a wide range of writers from diverse backgrounds.
This blog features books for all ages, fiction and non-fiction.
Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. For two thousand years, cadavers—some willingly, some unwittingly—have been involved in science’s boldest strides and weirdest undertakings.
Although she has a serious addition to books and reading in general, she attempts to cure it with more reads. It’s wildly successful or unsuccessful, depending on how you look at it.
Seeking a clean and clear format, On My Kindle goes for a mobile friendly view of its book reviews.
The idea here is to read about publishing news, books, and authors, plus anything else that seems to fit.
The history books have cast Katherine of Aragon, the first queen of King Henry VIII of England, as the ultimate symbol of the Betrayed Woman, cruelly tossed aside in favor of her husband’s seductive mistress, Anne Boleyn.
Andrea is a librarian, writer, book blogger, and voracious reader. She began Reviews in the City as a follow-up to her blog specifically for indie books. Her blog features an author’s interview page, book reviews, and is a host site for online book tours.
No subject is taboo on Tropical Mary’s website. She reviews books, movies, games, and more. Striving for intellectual debate, she puts effort into being fair and critical, yet constructive. (Contains some mature content)
From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.
Their focus is on authors and stories that bend gender and sexuality and express unique identities. From mainstream and genre fiction to the kinky corners of fetish and erotic fiction, they share a passion for anything that bends, twists, or otherwise transcends the social constructs of gender and sexuality. (Contains mature content)
From Victorian beauty regimes to nineteenth-century bicycles, custard recipes to taxidermy experiments, oil lamps to an ice box, Sarah and Gabriel Chrisman decided to explore nineteenth-century culture and technologies from the inside out.
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