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The Best Mark Twain eBooks for Under a Dollar!

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“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” – Mark Twain From his adventure books featuring good ole’ Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, to his own personal accounts found in a very personal memoir, Mark Twain has gone down in history for his classical twists mixed with a touch of humor that splits our sides. This month we’re focused on Mark Twain because November is his birthday month, and we want you to experience the classics you may have missed. Luckily for you, they’re all under a dollar, making them easily accessible for Kindle owners! Here are five suggestions for you to download: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer This is where the adventure begins for…

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You’re Not Fooling Anyone: Book Bromances That Should Totally Just be Romances

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Ever read a book and wonder why the main characters who are best of friends aren’t just dating each other? Sometimes, if they’re lucky, they will fall in love by the end of the story. However, in many cases, friendship doesn’t always lead to love; which is why we simply call it a bromance. However, let’s step outside of the heterosexual box and take a look at a few literary friendships that, let’s face it, would totally work better as just plain romances. Here, Matt and Katie from the BookTrib staff pick their top three bromances they pretty much consider a relationship: Matt’s Top 3: Frodo and Sam: The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkein (Mariner Books, 2005) Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee are…

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The 3 greatest YA novels ever written?

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It’s I Read YA Week: that one week of the year where all readers, regardless of age, come together to celebrate their love of young adult literature. As a longtime YA fan, I’m always a little annoyed when I’m asked to defend my love of books aimed at “children.” I was especially annoyed when Slate published an article by Ruth Graham last year called, “Yes, Adults Should be Embarrassed to Read Young Adult Books”. My thoughts on the whole scandal are pretty well documented, but needless to say, I had some issues with the idea that any sort of shame or embarrassment should be attached to a reading experience. Though birthed out of the negative backlash towards young adult literature, I…

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