Can a novel change you?

A little while ago I came across an interesting question: think of one book that has changed you as a person. I liked how open-ended it was. It could be answered simply or, taken to a place where a book helped to shape a person’s view. Initially I thought of Jenny Han’s The Summer I…

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The power of the author | Alice Sebold

Established author Alice Sebold has a way with words; her writing style is unique and captivating. You may know her work from The Lovely Bones (2006), a novel later adapted into a highly successful film (2009) by Director Peter Jackson. I remember watching the film for the first time – it gave me nightmares for…

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The power of the author | JK Rowling

An author’s words on the pages of a novel create such impact and joy for the reader to consume. Some novels bring a simple sense of pleasure, others will challenge the thought or opinion process, and a few will make the reader doubt ever considering to pick it up to begin with. The power of…

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