03MAY 2016
Nordic Mystery Writers

Nordic Mystery Writers

LIANE HANSEN, host: From NPR News, this is WEEKEND EDITION. I m Liane Hansen. If you re in the market for a good murder mystery, you may want to check out the crime novels coming out of Scandinavia. Nordic crime writing is flourishing, and many titles are getting published in the United States. For American readers, the barren landscapes and small town paranoia can look exotic…

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30APR 2016
Duke Young Writers Camp

Duke Young Writers Camp

Duke Action Science Camp for Young Women promotes scientific discovery through field and laboratory experiences. The camp is designed to expand the scope and depth of each camper’s science inquiry and reasoning skills. Duke Action is built on a tightly themed and integrated set of lab and field mini-courses and learning experiences with professional scientists from varied disciplines…

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27APR 2016
Stories of Famous writers

Stories of Famous writers

Pen names speckle literary history and our modern bookshelves. If you own anything by George Orwell, Anthony Burgess, or George Eliot, you own a piece of the epic chronicle of pseudonyms. Authors change their names for many reasons, but historically, one of the strongest reasons to use a pen name was to hide your lady bits. Back in the day, women writers were forced to use…

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24APR 2016
Online Reading books for Kids

Online Reading books for Kids

At Really Good Stuff, we know that teachers and parents have limited time when it comes to finding free, high-quality online resources for their children. When we first published the 11 Free Reading Websites for Kids article, we had no idea the response it would have. In fact, the cry for more resources encouraged us to publish 11 Free Math Websites for Kids. We hope you find…

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21APR 2016
Reading through the Bible

Reading through the Bible

The Power of Prayer Whenever Billy Graham has been asked to list the most important steps in preparing for an evangelistic outreach, his reply has always been the same: “Prayer . . . Prayer . . . Prayer.” Prayer has always been essential for sharing the Gospel and it’s God’s response to prayer – your prayers – that make the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s ministry flourish…

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18APR 2016
ESV Study Bible Reading Plan

ESV Study Bible Reading Plan

In October of 2008, I posted that my goal was to read through the ESV Study Bible and notes (excluding the articles at the end) by the end of 2009. It took a little extra time this past week, but I finished Revelation 22 today. In my post last year, I gave ten reasons why I appreciate the ESV Study Bible. I mentioned the pastorally sensitive, gospel-centered notes, the excellent…

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15APR 2016
Good books for Teenage girls

Good books for Teenage girls

Classic literature is full of famous books about angsty teenage boys learning who they are as men. But what about all the women? The books about women’s coming of age are not nearly as widely celebrated, but are they are JUST as significant and moving and important as all those books about boys. From young adult stories of adventure, to non-fiction graphic novels, these game-changing…

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12APR 2016
JK Rowling new Harry Potter book

JK Rowling new Harry Potter book

While it s almost unheard of for a book to top Amazon s bestsellers list for 24-consecutive days before it s even released, it s no surprise that renowned Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has accomplished the feat with her new book, Career of Evil. The book, which was releases today, October 20, isn t exactly one of the children s books we re used to seeing Rowling s name…

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09APR 2016
Famous British Writers and Poets

Famous British Writers and Poets

Browse below our selection of articles and features about famous British authors, poets and playwrights: Jane Austen Jane Austen’s appeal never fades. Maybe that’s why each year thousands of visitors continue to flock to Winchester in Hampshire to get closer to the ‘real’ Jane Austen Robert Rabbie Burns Robert Burns is the best loved Scottish poet, admired not only for his…

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06APR 2016
Fifty Shades of Grey book free online

Fifty Shades of Grey book free online

Added by: james download The book Fifty Shades of Grey is the first in a set of three of suggestive books by E.L. James. In this novel, Anastasia Steel meets business mogul, Christian Gray, while doing a meeting for her flat mate, Kate. Ana is in a flash pulled in to the nice looking Christian Gray, however he lives in a world totally outsider to her. In spite of his starting…

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03APR 2016
Good Christian books to read

Good Christian books to read

Best Bible Commentaries I own thousands of commentaries, and while it is difficult to recommend a commentary for pure “reading” enjoyment, every once in a while I run across a commentary that has far-reaching ramifications not just for the book which the commentary explains, but for numerous other passages in Scripture as well. The Bible commentaries listed below did that for…

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31MAR 2016
Best Selling Inspirational books

Best Selling Inspirational books

AWAKEN AWAKEN shares motivational stories from today’s most inspirational teachers, healers and spiritual leaders about how they stepped into a higher plane, awakened and discovered true peace. Have you ever had a wake-up call that brought your whole world into focus … one that jolted you out of your comfort zone? I now know that those unexpected challenges are meant to deliver…

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28MAR 2016
Asian short story writers

Asian short story writers

Today marks the release of, the fantastic debut from Pakistani author Jamil Ahmad. called it “one of the finest collections of short stories to come out of south Asia in decades, ” and we have to say that we agree. To celebrate this wonderful new addition to the ever-growing group of amazing authors from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and the surrounding areas, we’ve put together…

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25MAR 2016
Best John Green books

Best John Green books

The quest to actually come face-to-face with John Green in Glasgow s Royal Concert Hall was like manoeuvring through a video game. Level one was negotiating through a hive of Nerdfighters; level two was descending down countless floors – I was surprised not to find the Earth s core – and passing through eerily darkened corridors; the final stage was when we hit the green room…

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22MAR 2016
Poets and Writers Jobs

Poets and Writers Jobs

Though there are intrepid wordsmiths who make a name and life for themselves strictly though their poetry, most writers will have to supplement their income with more lucrative jobs. This doesn’t have to be a distraction from your passion, and can even provide the raw material for your writing projects. Instead of giving up on your poetic inclinations in the face of your basic…

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19MAR 2016
Books like Harry Potter

Books like Harry Potter

I, along with many (most) of my fellow Rioters, am a huge Harry Potter fan. Chances are, if you’re reading this, you are also a Potterhead (or Pottermaniac, if you prefer). Given the proliferation of Harry Potter fanfiction and the level of excitement that is felt whenever J.K. Rowling releases even the smallest nugget of information about the Potterverse, this fandom is heart-felt…

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16MAR 2016
Hindi Poets and Writers

Hindi Poets and Writers

Dharwad saw protests over the murder of Kalburgi. (Source: Express Photo) Kannada poet Professor Chandrashekhar Patil and Hindi writer Uday Prakash have decided to return their literary awards to protest against the killing of well-known Kannada writer Professor M M Kalburgi, who was gunned down by unidentified persons in Dharwad last month. Patil, who describes himself as…

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13MAR 2016
Read any books online For free

Read any books online For free

THE FORGOTTEN BOOKS online book reader allows you read all of our ebooks online for free, directly from your favorite web browser. The reader is designed to help you read any ebook from our site with ease, and includes many exciting new features for both casual readers and book lovers alike. Whether you intend to read each ebook from cover to cover, or whether you intend only…

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10MAR 2016
American short story writers

American short story writers

The double entendre in the title of Lucia Berlin’s new short story collection is a lot like the one in “To Serve Man, ” Damon Knight’s science fiction short story made famous by an episode of The Twilight Zone. As in that classic example, it’s possible to interpret A Manual for Cleaning Women syntactically with “cleaning” as a verb, and “women” as its object, and there would…

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07MAR 2016
Read books for free online now

Read books for free online now

Tim Ash It s one thing to drive traffic to your site, but if there s nothing actionable for your site visitor to do than there s little point in doing so. In fact, poorly optimized landing pages maybe costing you severely and it s as much to do with design as properly testing. This book features several different case studies in addition to step-by-step instruction to get you…

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