100 novels of the CenturyFebruary 12, 2017 – 12:59 am

100 novels of the Century

Welcome to the massive, anguished, exalted undertaking that is the ALL TIME 100 books list. The parameters: English language novels published anywhere in the world since 1923, the year that TIME Magazine began, which, before you ask, means that Ulysses (1922) doesn’t make the cut. In May, Time.com posted a similar list, of 100 movies picked by our film critics, Richard Corliss and Richard Schickel. This one is chosen by me, Richard Lacayo, and my…

Teaching Cambridge Suggested novelsFebruary 8, 2017 – 12:58 am

Teaching Cambridge Suggested novels

The new 2015 GCSE English Literature qualifications have a greater emphasis on 19th-Century Literature. Pupils now need to understand and write about key texts and retain their knowledge over a longer period of time. Our GCSE English Literature resources provide specific set text coverage for the following 19th-Century texts: Great Expectations – available now The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – available now Student Book The Student Books…

Visual novels Download MacJanuary 19, 2017 – 12:24 am

Visual novels Download Mac

Summary: Hisao Nakai is a normal high school student, currently in his final year of high school. One day Hisao receives a letter from parties unknown in his locker and waits at the written place for the sender. The person who wrote the letter turns out to be his crush; while speaking to her, he suddenly collapses. He awakes in a hospital bed, and is told by the doctors that the reason he collapsed is due to arrhythmia, a rare heart condition that…

Latest novels by John Sandford in 2014December 25, 2016 – 11:48 pm

Latest novels by John Sandford in 2014

Juggalos: now providing summer beach reading for your parents Photo by Nate Igor Smith Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling novelist John Sandford has delighted readers for years with his Prey series, which follow the adventures of fictional Minnesota detective Lucas Davenport as he plays by his own rules to solve tough cases. The charismatic Davenport often delves into some pretty dark stuff, tracking serial killers, uncovering political scandals…

Visual novels on iPadDecember 17, 2016 – 11:23 pm

Visual novels on iPad

You needn t look only in the direction of survival horror, first-person shooters, or jump-scare thrill rides to send shivers down your spine. In fact, some of the most terrifying moments you ll have ever faced can be sought out in the place you d least expect them: visual novels. The unacquainted seem the genre as a repository for saccharine boy-meets-girl-and-date s-girl s-best-friend love triangles or perverted paradises of bunny girls and innocent…

Popular novelsDecember 13, 2016 – 11:05 pm

Popular novels

Lockhart and Moriarty author two of the most popular books this year.With the cold weather setting in, there s nothing better than curling up with a good book. As the year comes to a close we looked back to find the best reads of 2014. These are the most popular novels of 2014. This thrilling novel explores the lives of the Eastman family, and why teenager Cadence Sinclair Eastman can t remember what happened at her grandfather s lake house two summers…

Top novels for tweensDecember 5, 2016 – 10:41 pm

Top novels for tweens

Tween readers — those ages 9 to 12 — come to the teen section for a variety of reasons. In some cases, tweens are drawn to teen books because of popularity and media exposure. For example, many tweens request titles such as The Hunger Games and Twilight. Some tweens are avid readers of a particular genre and have exhausted the titles available to them in the children’s fiction section. The tweens at the library where I work are a good example. One…