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25 blogs about Fiction books.

    Stories, storytellers, literature, novels, books, fiction, adaptations. Literary awards, prizes, events, news. By John Lampard. 🇦🇺 More info

    So Close to Home, debut novel of Mick Cummins, has been published
    Mick Cummins, the Melbourne based former social worker and screenwriter, who won the unpublished manuscript award in the 2023 Victorian Premiers Literary Awards, has had his debut work, So Close to Home, published by Affirm …
    By Jay, 73 words
  2. Enchanted Prose
    A blog for beautiful fiction, memoirs, inspiration. By Lorraine Kleinwaks. More info

    Go as a River
    Love is sacrifice, sacred land life-affirming (Gunnison River Valley, Colorado; 1948—1970): Crying can soothe us. All the more reason to let Shelley Read take you on this absolutely beautiful and sad journey. “There is a …
    By lorraine, 1,100 words
    off the beaten page: lesser-known British, Irish, & American women writers 1910-1960. By Scott. 🇺🇸 More info

    "I intend to count for quite a long time yet": MRS. PHILIP CHAMPION DE CRESPIGNY, The Missing Piece (1927)
    I am still quite fairly active, and to climb in over a window-sill would have presented no difficulties. I had always been a great walker, and had even done a bit of climbing in Switzerland …
    By Furrowed Middlebrow, 887 words
  4. Great War Fiction
    By George Simmers. 🇬🇧 More info

    A Miserable Kipling
    Here, from the Lyttelton Times, a New Zealand newspaper of 1911, is yet another proof of the strange side-effects of Rudyard Kipling’s immense celebrity:
    By George Simmers, 27 words
  5. heavenali
    Book reviews by someone who loves books ... 🇬🇧 More info

    February in review
    February was a whole day longer this year, which was perfect for finishing off my final book of the month and for the #ReadIndies reading challenge. I haven’t been blogging much the last few weeks …
    By heavenali, 1,251 words
  6. I Heart SapphFic
    Find Your Next Sapphic Fiction Read. By TB Markinson, Miranda MacLeod. 🇺🇸 More info

    Author Interview: Maggie McIntyre Chats about Olivia’s Pirate
    Get ready to learn more about the book Olivia’s Pirate in this discussion with sapphic author Maggie McIntyre. Join us for an exclusive peek behind the scenes as we quiz Maggie McIntyre about Olivia’s Pirate, …
    By TB Markinson, 1,142 words
  7. Kaggsy's Bookish Ramblings
    "Vivre le livre!". More info

    …in which Mount TBR gets even more out of control! 😳 #bookpost
    It’s been a while since I did any kind of bookhaul post on the Ramblings (apart from the birthday/Christmas arrivals) as I *am* trying to be a little more careful about what arrives here, bearing …
    By kaggsysbookishramblings, 858 words
  8. Kate Macdonald
    about writing, reading and publishing. 🇬🇧 More info

    Sheila Gear, Foula. Island West of the Sun
    Sheila Gear’s Foula. Island West of the Sun (originally published in 1983) is a new edition of a timeless memoir of life on a croft on Foula, an island 20 miles or four hours’ rowing …
    By Kate, 76 words
  9. LIP SERVICE — Split Lip Magazine
    We’re a literary journal that’s totally bonkers-in-love with voice-driven writing, pop culture, and the kind of honesty that gets you right in the kidneys. 🇺🇸 More info

    Just One Thing with Kurt David
    Kurt David’s poem “Galentine’s Day” contains taco trucks, a dog on the couch, an ear to chew on, the word “lover.” Here he shares just one thing about the piece:“‘Galentine's Day’ is one of my …
    By SLM, 135 words
  10. The Lithole
    musings on reading and occasionally other stuff. By Toddbert. 🇺🇸 More info

    Roughly 1000 words about Power Electronics and Fernanda Melchor
    Let’s talk about Power Electronics. It’s a genre of music largely credited to the band “Whitehouse” (which is really more or less just one person, but for the record, I am a fan of those …
    By toddbert, 1,023 words
  11. Lizok's Bookshelf
    Reading ideas from Russian classic and contemporary fiction. By Lisa C. Hayden. 🇺🇸 More info

    New Translations Published in 2023
    Another year, another list of new translations! Though I haven’t been writing regular posts this year about my recent reading, I faithfully started compiling this list in late 2022. Despite this year’s challenges – thinking …
    1,355 words
  12. Loretta Chase
    New York Times Bestselling Author. 🇺🇸 More info

    "Silk Is For Seduction" Audio is $4.99 at Chirp
    Silk Is For Seduction audio edition I promised to leave you alone, but this just came up, and I want my blog subscribers to hear about deals first. I’ll keep it short.For the next couple …
    By Loretta Chase, 82 words
  13. Northern Reader
    A book blog by Joules Barham. 🇬🇧 More info

    The Four Graces by D.E. Stevenson – A possible sequel to a series or an excellent standalone war time novel
    The Four Graces by D. E. Stevenson Some people have seen this 1946 novel as a sequel to the three “Miss Buncle Books” and it is often listed as the same online. It is available …
    By joulesbarham, 672 words
  14. The Pulp Super-Fan
    Commentary from the den of a pulp super-fan. By Michael R. Brown. 🇺🇸 More info

    ‘The Assassin: The Complete Adventures of Cordie, Soldier of Fortune,’ Vol. 6
    Finally, we have The Assassin, the sixth and final paperback volume about the adventures of Jimmie Cordie and his fellow crew of soldiers of fortune. Written by Wirt Winchester Young (1876-1950), who was credited as …
    By Michael, 68 words
  15. Reading 1900-1950
    The special collection of popular fiction at Sheffield Hallam University. 🇬🇧 More info

    The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1940) by Carson McCullers
    Book Review by Alison B: The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter is Carson McCuller’s first novel, published when she was twenty three years old. This review focusses on its broad structure and key themes to …
    By George Simmers, 696 words
  16. Reviews – The travels of Mary Loosemore
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    Snow Country – Sebastian Faulks
    Snow Country – Sebastian Faulks The intertwined stories of Lena and Anton. Set in Austria in the first few decades of the 20th Century. Slow and thoughtful, it left me feeling quite sad at the …
    By Mary, 48 words
  17. Russian Dinosaur
    A blog mostly about Russian literature and translation issues, as retailed by a small stuffed dinosaur. 🇬🇧 More info

    Thank you for the radishes: Edmund Wilson in dialogue with Helen Muchnic
    In 1942, the literary critic and Princeton graduate, Edmund Wilson, then forty-seven, made friends with a scholar of Russian literature slightly younger than himself, Helen Muchnic. Born in Baku in 1902, Helen emigrated to the …
    By Russian Dinosaur, 1,889 words
  18. She Reads Novels
    "She had read novels while other people perused the Sunday papers" - Mary Elizabeth Braddon. By Helen. 🇬🇧 More info

    Clairmont by Lesley McDowell
    I have read several novels about the Romantic poets and their social circle, including Jude Morgan’s Passion and Guinevere Glasfurd’s The Year Without Summer, but Claire Clairmont has always seemed a shadowy character, who hasn’t …
    By Helen, 688 words
  19. Sienna Eggler
    Author of queer fiction, including sapphic romance, fantasy, and sci-fi, with a diverse cast. 🇺🇸 More info

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    By Sienna Eggler, 6 words
  20. Stuck in a Book
    A focus on novels by women from between the World Wars, though I’ll dart a bit around other genres and periods. By Simon Thomas. 🇬🇧 More info

    Come to Esther Rutter’s online book launch (with me!)
    Many of you may have read Esther Rutter’s brilliant This Golden Fleece about the historical, cultural and social significance of knitting and wool – it’s not a topic I knew anything about, but I loved …
    By StuckinaBook, 168 words