With the excitement of a new year looming, many of our readers used December to catch up on some great books. From romance and adventure to thrillers and fantasy, there was no shortage of books to get lost in during December.
In addition to The Expatriates, Argyle, Fore of Nature, and the other books mentioned in the first part of this article, there are plenty of other film and television show adaptations to look forward to in 2024.
Hollywood has never been shy about adapting successful books into blockbuster movies, but with the rise of streaming services, the demand for these adaptations has also increased.
From William Wallace to the Loch Ness Monster, there are plenty of reasons why Scotland is a favorite setting for many authors. It is a country with many beautiful and historic castles, thousands of lakes, and plenty of history.
As another year draws to a close, our readers were reminded of reasons to be thankful this November. One of these reasons is the wide assortment of great books that are available to read.
The concept of a person, usually someone with royal blood, cursed to become an animal is a popular trope in fairy tales. Typically, in these tales, the only way to break the curse is through finding love.
Hold Circulation is the third book in Syntell Smith’s Call Numbers series, focusing on the lives of library staff in New York City in the 1990s.
Every country has its own unique traditional stories and folktales, and Japan is no exception. Japanese mythology is filled with supernatural entities and spirits such as yōkai, kitsune, oni, and tengu.
These days, the term troll is known more for the slang term meaning someone making inflammatory comments online to provoke others. However, in Nordic folklore, trolls are dangerous creatures that dwell in isolated areas and that are rarely helpful to humans.
Even before movies like the psychological thriller Black Swan were released, plenty of novels explored the darker side of being a ballerina.