The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a coming of age story that explores the themes of friendship and first love. The novel, written by Stephen Chbosky, was published in 1999 after a five year writing process.
Canadian author William P. Young originally wrote his novel, The Shack, without any intention of publishing it. Instead, the story was meant to be a Christmas gift to his children, but he eventually did publish the book in 2007 after being urged to do so by friends.
Looking for Alaska is the remarkable debut novel from John Green, and it has been causing quite a stir ever since its release in 2005.
Romance fans will know that the best love stories are typically those where completely opposite characters are attracted to each other.
Readers have been spoilt for choice in January in terms of great books and February continued this trend. Here are the top books for each category that have been keeping the Manybooks readers glued to their pages throughout February.
In the first part of our article (insert link) we looked at novels like Catch-22, The Witcher, The Underground Railroad, NOS4A2, and The Rook that will all receive television adaptations this year.
As entertaining as it is to see some of our favorite books on the big screen, there is rarely a way for everything to be conveyed in such a relatively short amount of time.
Patrick Rothfuss wrote The Name of The Wind in 2007 in an effort to write a fantasy book without resorting to any of the generic tropes of the genre.
If January is anything to go by, then 2019 is going to be a great year for readers. There are already plenty of stellar books out for all genres and plenty more to come this year. If you have no idea which books to get next, then take a look at all the options below.
Witches and witchcraft have fascinated, mystified and terrified people through the ages. Marion Gibson is Professor of Renaissance and Magical Literatures at Exeter University and works on witches, magic, paganism and the supernatural in literature.