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Best Book-to-Screen Adaptations of 2019

Best Book-to-Screen Adaptations of 2019

One editor’s take on what makes novels-to-film engaging, with top new picks for literary movie fans. Her picks for best book-to-screeen (big or small) adaptations:
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson (Netflix 2019)
Native Son by Richard Wright (HBO 2019)
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller (Hulu 2019)
A Dog’s Journey by Bruce Cameron (In theaters 2019)
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (In theaters 2019)
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz (In theaters 2019)
It: Chapter 2 by Stephen King (In theaters 2019)
Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem (In theaters Nov. 2019)
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey (In theaters Dec. 2019)

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Best Historical Fiction of Summer 2019 (so far)

Best Historical Fiction of Summer 2019 (so far)

Summer is not even over yet, and already fans of historical fiction have many wonderful options to choose from. As an avid fan of the genre, I’m amazed by the new topics being explored by historical authors today, but I also never get tired of a great World War II...

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6 Best Young Adult Books Of 2019 … so far

6 Best Young Adult Books Of 2019 … so far

Throughout my childhood, my uncle would ship books to us several times a year. It seemed essential to read those books, classics and contemporaries both, into my adolescence and adulthood. I came to favor the controversial, hot-button, balls out titles that compelled discussion, that ripped away boundaries. Uncle John wrote those kind of young adult novels and I knew when I read them that I would write them too. My picks for 2019, January to March.

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8 Best Romance Novels (March 2019)

8 Best Romance Novels (March 2019)

A recent curiosity for how things were going in Romancelandia had me perusing a sampling of March 2019 bestseller lists. The New York Times has done away with the Mass Market Fiction Best-seller List (which many of us former Big 5 editors took as our holy grail for all things successful Romance), so the new list is referred to as a Combined Print and EBook Fiction Best-seller list.

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How to Enter and Win Book Award Contests

How to Enter and Win Book Award Contests

Contest Tips from Indie Book Awards Judge If you are a published author, whether published in the mainstream or independently, the marketing and promotion of your title(s) will be your responsibility. Unless you are a celebrity or are very well connected, you will be...

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