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Blogs about Fiction books

18 blogs about Fiction books.

  1. Enchanted Prose
    “A blog for beautiful fiction, memoirs, inspiration.” By Lorraine Kleinwaks.

    Wandering Souls
    Paying tribute to the Vietnam refugee crisis after the Vietnam War (South-Central Vietnam, South China Sea, Hong Kong and British refugee camps; 1967 to 2023): “Knowledge allows remembering, and remembering is honoring,” says one of …
    By lorraine, 1,214 words

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    “off the beaten page: lesser-known British, Irish, & American women writers 1910-1960.” By Scott. 🇺🇸

    The Ides of March
    I know we're actually still a few days away from the official Ides of March, but as out of whack as the world feels these days, it's not impossible to imagine that it arrived this …
    By Furrowed Middlebrow, 913 words

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  3. Great War Fiction
    By George Simmers. 🇬🇧

    The War and the Novelists: a talk in Sheffield
    I shall be giving a talk in Sheffield on January 30th, on The War and the Novelists, looking at how writers of fiction responded to the Great War, both during theactual war years, and in …
    By George Simmers, 542 words

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  4. heavenali
    “Book reviews by someone who loves books ...” 🇬🇧

    Tales from my reading chair – mini reviews and new books.
    Oh dear! Coming on for two weeks into March and I haven’t written a blog post since my February round up. I hadn’t even realised it had been that long. I had hoped to write …
    By heavenali, 1,370 words

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  5. Kaggsy's Bookish Ramblings
    “"Vivre le livre!".”

    “In every human presence Marcovaldo recognized sadly a brother…” #calvinobookclub @calvinopodcast
    As I mentioned in my review of his “The Written World and the Unwritten World” in January, 2023 is the centenary year of the birth of the great author Italo Calvino. I’ve written about my …
    By kaggsysbookishramblings, 1,175 words

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  6. Kate Macdonald
    “about writing, reading and publishing.” 🇬🇧

    Margaret Irwin’s Elizabeth novels
    I bought a nice Reprint Society copy of Margaret Irwin’s Elizabeth, Captive Princess (1948) on my last trip to Hay on Wye, wanting to read it again after forty years or so. It’s very good, …
    By Kate, 66 words

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  7. The Lithole
    “musings on reading and occasionally other stuff.” By Toddbert. 🇺🇸

    “Between Two Fires”/What I am Reading/What I have Finished
    Regular readers of this blog will know of my fondness for the band Cannibal Corpse. And, to be honest, one of the things I like about them is a consistent product. When you buy the …
    By toddbert, 780 words

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  8. Lizok's Bookshelf
    “Reading ideas from Russian classic and contemporary fiction.” By Lisa C. Hayden. 🇺🇸

    Favorite Russian Writers A to Я: Shalamov and Shklovsky
    I wrote my last alphabet post (it’s here!) a little over two years ago, covering the letter Ч (Ch), which was productive but not rich with writers I considered real, true favorites. Today I present …
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  9. Northern Reader
    “A book blog by Joules Barham.” 🇬🇧

    Dancing With Death by Joan Coggin – an entertaining 1947 classic mystery republished by Galileo Publishing
    Dancing With Death by Joan Coggin Lady Lupin is a bit scatter brained, an amateur detective and a Vicar’s wife – which in this 1947 novel means that she is summoned by her good friend, …
    By joulesbarham, 781 words

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  10. The Pulp Super-Fan
    “Commentary from the den of a pulp super-fan.” By Michael R. Brown. 🇺🇸

    REH’s ‘The Hyborian Age’
    Most are aware of Robert E. Howard‘s character Conan the Barbarian, as he has appeared in numerous stories by REH, further stories by others, as well as in comics and movies. But an interesting element …
    By Michael, 60 words

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  11. Reading 1900-1950
    “The special collection of popular fiction at Sheffield Hallam University.” 🇬🇧

    Pal Joey (1940) by John O’Hara
    Book Review by George S: Pal Joey began in the late 1930s as a series of short pieces in the New Yorker. Each of them was a letter from ‘your Pal Joey’ to a former …
    By George Simmers, 558 words

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  12. Russian Dinosaur
    “A blog mostly about Russian literature and translation issues, as retailed by a small stuffed dinosaur.” 🇬🇧

    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

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  13. She Reads Novels
    “"She had read novels while other people perused the Sunday papers" - Mary Elizabeth Braddon.” By Helen. 🇬🇧

    A Laodicean by Thomas Hardy
    First published in Harper’s New Monthly Magazine in 1880-81, A Laodicean; or, The Castle of the De Stancys: A Story of To-Day is one of Thomas Hardy’s lesser known novels and one that I very …
    By Helen, 586 words

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  14. Sienna Eggler
    “Author of queer fiction, including sapphic romance, fantasy, and sci-fi, with a diverse cast.” 🇺🇸

    (Current) Favorite Daily and Ongoing Podcasts
    At this very moment, anyway. My fave audio dramas are always subject to change, but I'm very consistent about my nonfiction and entertainment casts (likes movies and shows). I won't be updating this list, but …
    By Sienna Eggler, 249 words

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  15. 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. 🇬🇧

    Tea or Books? #114: Linear vs Non-linear Narratives and Winter in the Air vs A World of Love
    Sylvia Townsend Warner, Elizabeth Bowen, linear narratives – welcome to episode 114! In the first half of this episode, we use a suggestion from listener Sarah – do we prefer linear or non-linear narratives? …
    By StuckinaBook, 357 words

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  16. Trout Nation
    “Your One Stop Procrastination Shop.” By Jenny Trout. 🇺🇸

    2023 starts off with a… sure. Sure, why not.
    Howdy, pardners. You may remember that in October of 2022, I got into a car accident. No, you know what, eff that, I’m not saying that I got into a car accident because I didn’t …
    By JennyTrout, 798 words

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  17. Wuthering Expectations
    “A Distinguished Crankologist.” 🇺🇸

    Middle period Plato - He’s garbage, he cares about nothing but the truth.
    Assembling yesterday’s post I saw that I was only missing one dialogue from Plato’s early period, so I knocked off Greater Hippiaslast night. The early dialogues are generally short; the three in the “death of …
    By Amateur Reader (Tom), 685 words

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  18. XIX век
    “Notes on nineteenth-century Russian poetry and prose.” By Erik McDonald. 🇺🇸

    Words new to me: двуличневый
    The word litso ‘face’ gives us the familiar dvulichnyi ‘two-faced, hypocritical,’ and dvulichnevyi sure looks like a different version of that same word, but that meaning didn’t fit here: Imagine, I paid them a visit! …
    By Erik McDonald, 345 words

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