While most book lovers are of the mind to only read the paper text, it is widely uncommon that a paper book will always be handy. Our phones, however, have become so commonplace that the literary world has taken action to become more accessible. These apps for book lovers have undeniably made the cut as the web’s favorites for 2020.

Audible — The Best Audiobook App by Amazon

The Audible app is for book lovers who like to listening over reading books — or readers who commute on crowded trains where listening to a book is more feasible than looking down at your phone and read for 45…


We read historical fiction to travel through time and space. Generally speaking, historical fiction is any story that is set in a time period in the past. It is no longer considered as bodice-rippers rife with anachronisms or depressingly dull textbooks dressed up in barely discernible plots. Historical fiction is now gaining the respect of readers and critics alike, regularly appearing on bestseller lists and on shortlists for major literary awards around the world. …


Choosing a lover is a lot like choosing a therapist. We need to ask ourselves, is this someone who will be honest with me, listen to criticism, admit making mistakes, and not promise the impossible?

I’ve read A LOT of psychological thrillers. In fact, it’s my favorite genre to read. Since I’ve read so many, a lot of the times I see the same story lines and this book is a new story line for me. It gives me that thrill.

Alicia Berenson is no longer speaking. She has just been found guilty for shooting her Husband, Gabriel. Theo Faber…


Title: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Publisher: Harvill Secker
Genre: History, Anthropology, Philosophy
First Publication: 2011(In Hebrew in Israel ) 2014(In English)

Book Summary: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari


As the pandemic caused by CoronaVirus rages across the globe, all means of economy growth has slowed or stopped. Publishing industry was also interrupted and many book launches were postponed to the future(!). Some novels, like Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light, published out just before supply chains got disturbed. A stream of other big books were pushed to the fall (Elena Ferrante’s Lying Life of Adults, Otessa Moshfegh’s Death in Her Hands, David Mitchell’s Utopia Avenue). It’s a damned hard year, in what’s been a damned hard decade, to release a work of fiction. …


Title: The Last Mrs Parrish
Authors: Liv Constantine
Publisher: HarperLuxe
Genre: Mystery, Psychological Thriller
First Publication: 2017
Language: English
Major Characters: Amber Patterson, Daphne, Jackson

Book Summary: The Last Mrs Parrish by Liv Constantine


Title: Lock Every Door
Authors: Riley Sager
Publisher: Dutton
Genre: Mystery, Psychological Thriller
First Publication: 2019
Language: English
Major Characters: Jules Larsen, Ingrid

Book Summary: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager


Title: Defining Your Greatness
Author: Lorraine V Cuff
Publisher: BookBaby
Genre: Self Help, Personal Growth
First Publication: 2018
Language: English

Book Summary: Defining Your Greatness by Lorraine V Cuff


Title: The Sister
Authors: Louise Jensen
Publisher: Bookouture
Genre: Mystery, Psychological Thriller
First Publication: 2016
Language: English
Major Characters: Grace, Charlie, Dan, Anna

Book Summary: The Sister by Louise Jensen

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