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Some people dismiss romantic novels as pure trash and some people consider them their guilty pleasure. However, there are romantic novels that please me heart and emotion and let me learn a few things not just about love but life in general.
The novel, "Brava, Valentine," by Adriana Trigiani, begins where Trigiani's first novel in this series, "Very Valentine," left off. The reader picks up the life of Valentine Roncalli. She is struggling with her romantic attachments, her family relationships and her struggling shoe company.
A translation of written material from one language to another is always a tricky business. If the translator misinterprets the words, the entire meaning and intent of the original may be changed. In some ways, the translator is as important as the author. A common complaint is that no translation ever comes close to the original. Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky are a husband and wife team doing superb work translating the author’s intent of classic Russian novels. Of course the best alternative would be to learn Russian to read the novels in the original language.
Since its inception as a form of art, the novel has been used to convey political messages. In fact, for certain stylistic reasons (which shall be examined in due course), the novel lends itself to the presentation of political messages in a manner just as effectively as, or even...
The novel "The Thirteenth Tale" has a very scary feel to it! If you enjoy stories containing family mysteries, secrets, hidden rooms, and tales of ghosts, this book will be perfect for you! "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield is the eerie story with many twists and turns.
Danielle Steel is the author of over 60 novels (plus 15 children's titles and occasional non-fiction), and one of the best known American authors, with millions of copies sold and additional millions in print. Some critics consider her name synonymous with the Romance genre, but her novels really depict...
"Very Valentine" by Adriana Trigiani is a delightful romance novel. It is one of the few books that my Southern California book club has ever followed up by reading the sequels. Anyone who enjoys romantic novels or books about contemporary women will love this book.
Maji de Watashi ni Koi Shinasai! (Fall in Love with Me Seriously), or "Majikoi" for short, is a visual novel released in Japan last 2009. It follows the story of a group of friends throughout their life's conquest in finding the true meaning of friendship, spirit and willpower among daily troubles and occasional challenges.
True Blood is an HBO television series based on a set of eight books under the title of The Southern Vampire Mysteries or the Sookie Stackhouse Novel Set. Stemming from the series there is memorabilia for those who enjoy the series and want more, something they can collect.