Last year ended on a high note with plenty of great books to keep our readers entertained as they entered a new decade. The last month of 2019 offered plenty of great choices for all of the most popular genres.
A young priest is murdered in the Vatican, a researcher sneaks into the archives to see a heretical document, and there’s a suicide bomber at the Pieta. Is there a connection?
Numerous bestselling novels were turned into movies last year and some of them were box office success stories while others left fans disappointed. There were also a few films that were supposed to come out in 2019 that has now been pushed back to 2020 for various reasons.
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett is a 2019 novel with a story that spans multiple decades. The title refers to a mansion that is located in Pennsylvania, which served as a home to the Conroy family in the novel.
When We Were Liars by E. Lockhart was published in 2014, it quickly garnered critical acclaim and went on to win numerous awards. One of the major themes of this young-adult novel is how mistakes can sometimes have deadly consequences.
A Scarcity of Condors follows the story of Jude Tholet through life, death, and the mixed bag of highs and tragedies in between.
Before it appeared on the big screen as an apocalyptic action horror starring Brad Pitt, World War Z was actually a 2006 novel by Max Brooks.
Shoeless Joe is a 1982 novel by W. P. Kinsella that later became the basis for the film called Field of Dreams. The film was released in 1989 and starred a few big names, such as Kevin Costner, Ray Liotta, and James Earl Jones.
Books have long inspired movies and vice versa, but there are also plenty of television shows that have made the leap from the small screen to print.
Traditionally, witches have had a pretty raw deal with it comes to literature as more often than not, they are portrayed as the cackling villains of the tale. However, in recent years, there has been a shift towards more sympathetic portrayels of these women.