Cindy's Page Turners Articles
Is the book always better? Movies based on two bestselling books are out this month - The Art of Racing in the Rain and Where'd You Go Bernadette. Cindy Burnett discusses the adaption of books to the big (and small) screen.
Page Turners is a weekly blog where Cindy Burnett shares thoughts on all things book-related. By Cindy Burnett | August 8, 2019 People in this article: Cindy Burnett, Krista Hensel, Andria Frankfort, Fiona Davis, Michael Connelly, Jane Harper, C. J.
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Cindy Burnett currently works part time at Murder by the Book, a crime fiction book store in Houston, Texas. She is a voracious reader and book reviewer who administers a bookstagram account, @thoughtsfromapage, where she talks about all things book related.
2019 is a banner year for outstanding nonfiction including two beautifully written essay collections and two fascinating tales about famous American iconic buildings. Nonfiction is a broad genre, and I tend toward those stories that read less like school textbooks and more like page turners.
The mystery genre lends itself well to book series. The development of the main and supporting characters, the progression of crime solving and the ability to link prior mysteries with current issues make series writing in the mystery genre a perfect fit.
Today's thriving historical fiction genre provides readers with an escape from everyday life and a glimpse into a different time period in history. While the entire genre is booming, novels set during World War II are particularly popular; there are many stories still to be told.
The appeal of historical fiction is its ability to transport the reader to another time and place while highlighting a little-known or underreported event in history. The genre has flourished in recent years providing a plethora of choices. Here are seven standout books of 2019 that I have enjoyed and six more that are generating...