Popular Fiction Newswire (Page 2)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Popular Fiction. (Page 2)

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  1. 8 New Summer Reads by Austin AuthorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Austin Monthly

    ... prose and intriguing characters. (Out July 11) Prolific crime-thriller author Jeff Abbott leaps onto the popular fiction trend of woman gone mad/bad/sad (a la Girl On a Train , Gone Girl ) with the story of Jane Norton, a girl who suffers amnesia ...

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  2. Turning the page in DartmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... cozy nooks and sitting areas to curl up for a moment to test out your prospective purchase. "We mainly sell popular fiction, similar to what you might find at Chapters," says Sue Slade, store manager. "In general, the prices of our books are $4 each ...

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  3. BookWatch: To be a better investor, read more good novelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | MarketWatch

    ... published in the journal Science showing that after reading literary fiction (as opposed to nonfiction or popular fiction), people did better on tests measuring empathy, social perception and emotional intelligence. If you are looking to develop ...

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  4. Mapped: All Virginia Woolf's NovelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Londonist

    ... Her stream-of-consciousness writing is very different from the straightforward narrative style of most popular fiction. Woolf places much greater significance on the thoughts and concerns of her characters than on their actions. This can be an ...

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  5. 2017 Summer BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... This satisfyingly quirky novel by a Scottish author has something that's become surprisingly valuable for popular fiction: the endorsement of Reese Witherspoon, who is on a winning streak with the books she has optioned for film and television, ...

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  6. Susan Miles Gulbransen: The Write Way at Santa Barbara Writers ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Noozhawk

    ... Blessing , to Viking . Nothing could have impressed me more. She later became one of the conference's most popular fiction workshop leaders, and we became good friends. At best my answer was bumbling, but no one let on that they saw through me. As ...

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  7. Reality check: The state of AI, bots, and smart assistantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | ComputerWorld

    ... that have real current potential and leave the rest to sci-fi writers and the gee-whiz press. For years, popular fiction has fused robots with artificial intelligence, from Gort of The Day the Earth Stood Still to the Cylons of Battlestar Galactica ...

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  8. What's Hot in Hangul NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Ask MetaFilter

    ... of picking up a few books for my parents, who are still like this: They're not super picky. They both enjoy popular fiction. My dad leans slightly toward books about history and religion, and my mom toward biographies and stories of personal ...

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  9. Seven Ways to Surpass Your SupervisorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Psychology Today

    ... but don't coddle yourself. 2. Learn more patterns. Pattern recognition is limited by the patterns you know. Popular fiction and melodrama, in books, film, or television, repeat the same old patterns. Find new stories by reading literature, watching ...

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  10. Book review (Fiction): 'Grief Cottage' by Gail GodwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... to life - and one that evokes a possibility of what lies beyond - "Grief Cottage" melds literary and popular fiction, glows with Godwin's heart and humanity and reflects the wisdom of her years. Jay Strafford is a retired writer and editor for The ...

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  11. Arundhati Roy: a second novel, 20 years after The God of Small ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... into narrative segments, and focuses on a part of Indian society that has not been covered extensively in popular fiction - the world of the "hijra" - neither male nor female, but an unofficial third gender. The novel's main protagonist, Anjum, was ...

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  12. Black cats are the best cats ever and you're wrong if you think any differentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Metro

    Many people speculate that it's because it's hard to capture their beautiful fur in an age of selfies, which is rubbish. A black cat's super chill personality always shines through the lens, which is why they make some of the most iconic cats in popular fiction.

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  13. Library book sale starts June 2Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | The Jackson Sun

    ... said. "It's a wonderful opportunity for the community to get great deals on everything from books by popular fiction and non-fiction authors to cookbooks and classics. The sheer volume of items that will be for sale is amazing and the best part is ...

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  14. Rusty and his timeless tales: A life less ordinaryRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Nerve News

    New Delhi, May 19 - E-books and digital media are on the rise today but one writer we would always love to read in print is Ruskin Bond. Even in an age of popular fiction, his works transcend the barriers of time.

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  15. Are digital libraries the future for children's reading? Library of Miss Gadish launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Shiny shiny

    ... research from Nielsen shows a slight uptake in actual book sales compared to ebooks - driven in part by popular fiction titles such as Girl on a Train by Paula Hawkins and Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee - the reality is that ebooks still hold a 25 ...

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  16. Best bets this week: A cat circus, 'Girl on the Train' author Paula HawkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... by fellow bestselling author Edan Lepucki (California) for a conversation about balancing literary and popular fiction, and the process and pressure of following up a groundbreaking debut novel. Admission, $40 ($50 for two), includes a copy of the ...

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  17. Apocalyptic fiction and the Doomsday ClockRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Economist

    THE apocalypse is fertile ground for writers. From the popular fiction of John Wyndham and Stephen King to the work of Pulitzer- and Booker-prize winners like Cormac McCarthy and Margaret Atwood, the apocalypse and its aftermath have been reimagined in various ways.

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  18. How Las Vegas helped shape this storytellerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... not a bonus. It's hopefully not a negative. I think that's because I am writing between literary and popular fiction. The people who are reading are readers who read a lot. They love to read novels. Those people aren't the people who come to Las ...

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  19. How Las Vegas helped shape this storytellerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... not a bonus. It's hopefully not a negative. I think that's because I am writing between literary and popular fiction. The people who are reading are readers who read a lot. They love to read novels. Those people aren't the people who come to Las ...

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  20. Colonel Sander's Romance Novel Showcases Innovation In MarketingRead the original story

    May 6, 2017 | The Daily Millbury

    ... is a bit out of character because KFC began in landlocked Kentucky. While the combination of the most popular fiction genre in the world with the best-selling chicken might seem to be a strange mix, the marketing strategy has created a viral ...

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