Tag: book recommendations

What I Learned From Reading the 10 Most-Banned Books of the Past Year| Banned Books Week 2021

Book banning. It’s almost like a curse word. As an advocate for freedom of speech and freedom of thought, I am wholeheartedly opposed to book banning of any kind. Whether it’s for “dangerous ideas”, “political viewpoints”, or “inappropriate content,” I believe that to censor books is to eventually stamp out critical thinking. I believe that

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5 Oddly Specific Categories of Fiction Books You Have Definitely Read | Recent Bookish Trends

If you stick to one genre, reading can get boring. Why? Because the book world is not immune to trend-hopping. Publishers want to sell books, so they publish what sells, leading to a myriad of interesting– but sometimes repetitive– trends.

Monday Mini-Reviews: In Order to Live and Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

Maybe Frappes & Fiction is slowly becoming Frappes & Nonfiction, but today I’m bringing you reviews for two more nonfiction books: In Order to Live by Yeonmi Park and Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb.

Monday Mini-Reviews: The Rose Code and Passing | Brand-New Historical Fiction and an Underrated Classic

Back to the fiction world for today’s set of mini-reviews! Today I’ll be reviewing The Rose Code by Kate Quinn and Passing by Nella Larson.

5 Historical Fiction Books That Aren’t About WW2 | Underrated Book Recommendations

There’s no doubt that the Second World War, by common consensus one of the most devastating major events in the 20th century, is an important thing to read about. However, the historical fiction market is completely saturated with WW2 books– and a very specific brand of WW2 books at that.