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Elena, a seventeen-year-old, is dissipating. Every day implies a fresh commitment, which results in fewer calories. This is the tale of a young woman who fights anorexia on both ends of a lose-lose conflict, turning Read More

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Ways To Build A Habit Of Reading Books

Reading Books

Reading books can help you learn new things, increase your vocabulary, increase focus and concentration, and improve your memory. Many claims that they would like to make reading a habit but find it difficult to do so owing to time constraints. It’s not too overdue to start reading regularly if that’s something you want to do. You could create a lifelong habit of reading by taking simple recommendations.

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Set a target or goal

Setting a goal is a smart way to spur oneself on to read more. You could, for instance, decide to read a specific number of books or pages this year, and then work toward achieving that goal. You must plan reading time for your day if you want to guarantee that you read every day. Reading can be done at any time, including firstly in the morning, over the journey, just before bed, and even at lunch.

Build a reading list

Making a list of the books you want to read is a good place to start. A list of books you ought to read to learn more about a subject or area of study that interests you, for instance, or a shortlist of books or novels you’ve often liked to read but haven’t had the chance to. You have the option of using lists that different individuals have made in addition to making your own. Additionally, there is a ton of various listings available online.

Put down any books that don’t inspire you

One fact about books is that reading them takes the same amount of time whether you enjoy them or not and whether they have a lasting impact on your life. Give the book you purchased a try. Of course. Possibly continue reading if you still think it will be good after all. But don’t go back to it if you’re not interested in doing so. You should be reading that truly improves your outlook, and if you change your mind later, you can always pick up the book you put down again. When you have the opportunity to view the big picture, you’d be astonished at how amazing books are.

Find a reading companion

To assist you to hold yourself accountable for achieving your reading objectives, you can also find a reading buddy. This person could be a close friend, your partner, or a work colleague. With your reading buddy, you can begin reading or perusing the same book and talk about it either as you go along or after you have both finished it.

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Locate a reading area

You know that spot where you feel comfortable and there aren’t many outside distractions? Perhaps you should focus on reading your upcoming book without being sidetracked. The fact that it is fresh and requires little to be comfortable is the most intriguing aspect. It might be a spot in your home, a bookstore, or even a square in your community. It is crucial to have a place where you feel secure to begin new readings.

The Ultimate List of Book Genres

List of Book Genres

If you are a writer, knowing all the different genres is important. Knowing all the book genres will help you understand their content, style, word count, and other fundamental elements. Knowledge of genre is also central to the book’s marketing and will help determine the audience. Thus picking the right genre is immensely important for your book to become a bestseller. And not choosing the right genre can result in low book sales.

So, if you plan to become an author, it is essential to know the difference between each genre. Look into this guide to learn about popular genres.

To begin with, we will be looking into fiction and non-fiction. However, these two can further be divided into many other genres.

What are fiction and non-fiction books?

The works of fiction will be the product of imagination. Actual events or characters can inspire fictional stories, or they can be entirely created from imagination. For instance, the famous fictional world Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling is a fictional work. The characters in the book and the place named Hogwarts are not real. They all came from the imagination of the author.

Unlike fictional works, non-fictional works are based on real events or characters. They will be sharing facts and information. Biographies and cookbooks are examples of non-fiction.

Other popular genres in fiction

A fictional work can be classified based on the number of words, like the novella, novelette, short story, or novel. On average, a short story will consist of 7500 words; a novelette will consist of 7500-17,500 words, a novella can be 17,000- 40,0000 words, and a novel will be 40,000 words and more.

You can read further to learn about the most popular classification of the fictional genre.

Fantasy

One of the most popular genres that are very much loved by all readers worldwide is fantasy. The fantasy book will contain elements of magic, mythology, and supernatural elements and will be set in an imaginary world. Harry Potter, The eye of the World by Robert Jordan is an example of fantasy fiction.

Action and adventure

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In action and adventure books, the protagonists will be exploring different worlds, crossing dangerous places, facing life-threatening situations, and fighting to protect the world from the devils. Percy Jackson and the Lightning thief by Rick Riordan is the best example.

Science Fiction

Science fiction will also delve into the imaginary world but will deal with scientific advancements, futuristic technology, or alien invasion. This genre will focus on time, travel, space, and other technological advances. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells is one of the best examples.

Horror

Horror books contain supernatural elements like ghosts, witches, vampires, etc. The Shining by Stephen king is an example of a horror book.

Romance

Romance novels are love stories of two people. The book will show the obstacle they faced and how they overcame all of them. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin is an excellent example of Romance.

It is natural for an individual to have a favorite genre. But do not limit yourself to one genre. Instead, explore that vast world of books and live out different lives through those pages.

Difference between Fiction & Nonfiction Genres? Explained!

Fiction & Nonfiction Genres

When you say that you love reading books, one of the first questions that you will encounter is whether you are into fiction or non-fiction. So, what exactly are fiction and non-fiction? One of the simplest distinctions between fiction and nonfiction is that fiction is a product of imagination while the latter is based on facts.

But if you want to understand the genre more, you may look into this guide to delve into fictional and non-fiction genres and understand them better.

What is Fiction?

Who doesn’t like the vast adventurous, yet mysterious world of Hogwarts as depicted by J K Rowling, or who won’t like to explore the beautiful and innocent world that is portrayed in Charlie and the Chocolate factory? Weren’t you sucked into a mysterious world when you watched the Lord of the Rings? As we can see, none of these works are objective and not based on facts. They are mere products of the wild imagination power of the human mind.

Stories that come into life due to the massive power of imagination is classified as fiction. Fiction need not be stories always. They can take different shapes like novels, poems, plays, prose, etc. Our boundless imagination has given birth to different genres like romance, science fiction, fantasy, thriller, horror, historical, magic realism, women’s fiction, young adult, speculative and more.

Fiction

One of the most striking aspects of fiction that make it the most popular genre is that it is boundless. The author has the power to create a world that does not exist and come up with plots, characters, and backgrounds from pure imagination. Even though the author has created a world from his imagination, the audience has the power to interpret it in their way. Readers can delve deeper and color it with their own imagination and emotions.

What is non-fiction?

One of the simplest and most direct ways to define non-fiction is that they are based on facts. Biographies, memoirs, essays, academic texts, historical books, etc fall under the category of non-fiction. Unlike the fiction genre which is solely based on imagination, the fictional genre will be written by an expert after thorough research and investigation. If the facts are not checked and they give a distorted reality, the author will land in much trouble.

If you are writing a work of non-fiction, do not try to spice things up with your imagination or innovation. Give hundred percent accurate facts and remember that there is no room for inaccuracies in non-fiction. Also if you are taking some quotes or concepts from other writers, make sure to mention references.

If you are an ardent book lover, you can try reading both of these genres. Even though you will have your favorite, each genre will provide a unique flavor and expand your horizon in different directions.

The Best Fiction Books that Your Kids Must Read

Fiction Books

These classic children’s masterpieces, which span the decades 1870 to 200s, are all must-reads for readers of all ages. Here is a handful of the top ten kids’ literature in English.

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll were the masters of Victorian nonsense literature, Lewis Carroll is renowned for his novel Alice in Wonderland. His July 1862 ship excursion from Oxford served as inspiration for the tale, which was originally printed in 1865.

 

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

American author Lyman disliked the gore in several kid’s fairy tales. To give kids something like fairy-tale literature that wasn’t filled with terror was what drove him to create this story. The novel is a typical case of young-adult children’s fiction.

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The Railway Children by E. Nesbit

The Railway Youngsters, Nesbit’s best work, concentrates on a subject that permeates all of her famous pieces: kids experiencing a sense of “wonder” and action in the reality surrounding them. Owing to the author’s capacity to make the audience feel for the protagonists, the book has become a masterpiece of children’s stories.

Wind in the Willows, written by Kenneth Grahame

Although Grahame attempted to locate a publisher for The Wind in the Willows, Theodore Roosevelt, the President of the United States of America, provided his backing, and Grahame presented the manuscript to him. Thanks to Roosevelt’s assistance, the book was released and fans of all generations have liked it.

Peter Rabbit: A Tale by Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Peter Rabbit, about a cunning tiny ferret who intrudes Mr. McGregor’s garden, was rejected by several companies, so Potter self-published two hundred and fifty volumes. It ranks among the all-time finest novels and has fifty million copies sold globally.

Millions of youngsters throughout the world have grown to love A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh Pooh and his companions Rabbit, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Tigger, and Owl (whose nickname is spelled “Wol”). The narratives were interwoven with a subtle quick wit that prevented them from ever becoming excessively emotional.

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis

The Last Battle, the seventh book in the Chronicles of Narnia series, was written by novelist C.S. Lewis after finishing the very first. Lewis threw out the draught after hearing the critique and started over. The similar method has never yet gone without publication.

The Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White

This is White’s finest novel, which chronicles the strange agricultural connection between a pig named Wilbur and a tarantula called Charlotte. White is the writer of many adored children’s books. The Harry Potter books which debuted on the New York Times bestseller lists about 50 years later, was the final book for children to do so.

Best Nonfictional Books of all Time

Nonfictional Books

When we think of books, majority of the people prefer fictional one. The wide world of imagination that enable readers to visit vast and beautiful land, know various aspect of life, and understand numerous human emotions have made fictional books a favorite of all readers across the world. And one of the major arguments that people say for liking fictional works is that they are very interesting, unlike the dry and boring non-fictional genre. Even though there is no doubt that fictional literature is interesting, are non-fictional books boring and dry?

If you are one of those readers who think that non-fictional works are not interesting, you may check out these non-fictional books that will hook you in the seats and let you explore a range of subjects that are very relevant to our world. These books will surely quench the thirst of all the curious minds out there and will make you change your opinion regarding non-fictional books being lifeless.

Crying in H Mart, Michelle Zauner

If you think that non-fictional works lack emotions, then this remarkably honest book, written by the founder of indie-rock band Japanese breakfast Michelle Zauner will change your mind. The book portrayed the raw emotions and bond between a mother and a daughter. When the author was 25-year-old, her mother was diagnosed with cancer. The illness and her mother’s quick demise made Zauner introspect into her life and her relationship with her Korean culture. The book is about the author’s search to find herself and the influences that shape her personality. The animated narrative way of her mother’s journey through chemotherapy and ruminating about various dishes that her mother cook, will take the readers through an emotional rollercoaster.

Invisible Child, Andrea Elliott

Invisible Child

In this book, the Pulitzer Prize winner, Andria Elliot follows the life of Dasani for eight years. Through Invisible Child, the author has portrayed the heart-wrenching situation of slavery and the Great Migration. Through Dasani, a girl with a very creative mind, the author has painted the different worlds of rich and poor and explores New York City’s homeless crisis. Dasani through her sheer willpower helps her siblings in a world that is surrounded by hunger, racism, and, drugs. This book will help you explore intense topics like homelessness and racism in a city that is surrounded by glamor and wealth.

Aftershocks, Nadia Owusu

In Aftershocks, the author explores her feeling of rootlessness and takes us through her concept of family and home. Being born in Tanzania and later moving around the globe from England to Italy to Ethiopia, Owusu is not able to figure out where she belongs to. Thus, this book takes us on an emotional journey through her childhood and explores her inner feelings.

So, read these books to explore the wide non-fictional world and taste its unique flavor.

 

Best Fiction Books of 2022(So Far)

Fiction Books

Every year there will are many amazing books that will be getting published. So, finding good books that you would want to buy and stack on your shelf will be overwhelming. If you are confused about which book to buy, you may consider this recommendation to find the one that suits your taste. You can check out this list to find the best fictions to satisfy your curious and creative soul.

The Candy House by Jennifer Egan

Written by the 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan, this novel takes us to a host of relationships. This story takes place shortly when technological advancement allows people to record and visit their memories. They can also enter other’s memories. What makes the novel special is that the author makes us believe in the existence of this world. As readers, we will start to believe in a modern world that will be filled with such mysterious technologies.

Through the world that is woven by the Candy house, the readers will be able to implore into modern life and relationships. It also looks into sensitive topics like aging, memory, and loss.

Book Lovers by Emily Henry

Book Lovers by Emily Henry

The protagonist of the novel Nora Stephens is an NYC literary agent who is facing hardship in her love life. This is when her sister Libby, plans a trip to a little town in North Carolina that looks like a town that one will only find in a storybook. Nora wished to find a storybook-like love story but accidentally runs into her rival editor Charlie Lastra. Where will this meet-up take them? Can their rivalry turn into a storybook love story? Read this light romance fiction to relieve your stress and enjoy your weekend.

House of Sky and Breath by Sara J. Maas

This is one of the most anticipated sequels of the book house of earth and Blood written By Sara. J. Mass. It will unveil the world after Bryce and Hunt save Crescent City. After many eventful things, they are expecting a piece of mind, but things turn unexpectedly turn as Asteri’s power gets stolen.

Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan

If you want to explore the legend of the Chinese mood goddess along with tasing some pure magic, then dive into this amazing book written by Sue Lynn Tan. The book revolves around Xingyin, who was brought up on the moon, not aware that she was hidden from the Celestial empire. But things change once she comes to know about her magic power and she is forced to leave her mother behind. Xiang embarks on a journey to save her mother after mastering magic. So, get ready to explore a story of magic, adventure, and betrayal.

So, check out these books to explore an amazing fictional world.

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