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Why Do Readers Love Some Novels? Results of a Survey

Please welcome Barbara Linn Probst back to WU today! Barbara is the author of the groundbreaking book on nurturing out-of-the-box children, When the Labels Don’t Fit. She is also a researcher and clinician living on a historic dirt road in New York’s Hudson Valley. She holds a PhD in clinical social …

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How to Nail Your Novel’s First 500 Pages

Warning: Hacks for Hacks tips may have harmful side effects on your writing career, and should not be used by minors, adults, writers, poets, scribes, scriveners, journalists, or anybody. You only get one shot to hook an editor or an agent. If you’re going to get them to like your …

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Your Novel’s Soundtrack

Designed by Freepik I know my lease is up and the bailiff’s at the doorAnd still I’m hanging on to the life we had before “Chainsmoking”—Jacob Banks I listen to white noise or instrumental music when I write because I usually find silence and music lyrics distracting. But there are …

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17 Debut Novels of 2018 That Are Already Breakout Hits

Although winter was dark and chilly, bibliophiles should be warmed by the fact that many fantastic new authors have made their debut this season. If you love discovering new literary talent, then our best new books list of 2018 (and fall 2017!) is for you. From pulse-pounding thrillers to chilling sci-fi …

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These Are Summer’s Hottest Novels (So Far)

Summer reading season is officially underway, and book lovers everywhere are on a mission to devour as many books as possible over these next few months. So what are bibliophiles reading right now? We turned to the New York Times’ Combined Print & E-book Fiction Bestseller List for inspiration. The following novels …

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18 of Summer 2016’s Hottest Novels (So Far)

Summer is officially underway, which means we’re scouring the shelves for the perfect books to read while relaxing in the shade. Need inspiration for your next book? There are plenty of excellent new titles to choose from! In May and June, 18 different books entered The New York Times’ Combined Print & …

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The 25 Bestselling Novels of the Summer

With the sun setting on summer, we’re recapping the bestselling novels that had readers buzzing. These 25 titles entered the top three spots on The New York Times’s Combined Print & Ebook Fiction Bestseller List in the weeks since Memorial Day. We’ve also included one honorable mention — Harry Potter and the Cursed Child …

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