Every new year comes with new opportunities to start over fresh along with new resolutions to keep. However, if you are a bibliophile, then it also means there are a selection of new books to look forward to. 2016 was a great year for authors and their fans, and there is no reason to believe that 2017 will be any different. Just take a look at these highly anticipated books that you will be able to add to your library next year.
Books are no strangers to receiving movie adaptations. Some of them are fairly faithful to their source material, while others merely use the books as their inspiration. Both the Lord of the Rings as well as Hobbit trilogies are based on books. However, as To Kill A Mockingbird, Doctor Zhivago and Gone With The Wind has shown, it is not just a modern trend. One thing is for sure, Hollywood is showing no signs of slowing down with book to movie adaptations.
Do you feel like getting into the spirit of Christmas, but are unsure about what books to read over this festive season? Well you are in luck, as this time of the year it is also common to find Christmas themed books bundled together at a great discount price. Here are just a few of these bundles for your kindle to really sink your teeth into while enjoying the holidays.
Narrowing down exactly what the oldest preserved books in the world are is something that is a little tricky, even for scholars. This is because there are a lot of debates about what actually constitutes as a book. For example, do clay tablets or scrolls count? Is the content what matters most or the shape? Does the fact that it is printed or hand written make a difference? Because of these debates, it is unlikely that there will ever be a conclusive answer to what exactly the oldest books in the world are.
Even if money is tight there is no excuse to miss out on some great reading material. This is because many eBooks are available completely free. Some of them are the works of out-of-copyright writers, while others can be downloaded without any cost thanks to the generosity of their authors. It doesn’t matter what genre you prefer, you can be sure that there is something to suit your taste amongst these free books.
Putting on some nice background music and relaxing with a good book is one of the simple pleasures in life. As long as you choose music that isn’t distracting it can make the experience a lot more enjoyable. However, some songs or artists fit certain books in a way that goes beyond mere background music. Here are just a couple of examples of books that are even better to read when paired with the right songs.
Authors spend months or even years working on their books, but once done, it is out of their hands and into the hands of the public. Sometimes fans interpret the books in different ways than the author intended or feel like the author owes them more than what was delivered. Here are just a few instances where authors and fans didn't exactly see eye to eye about certain books.
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