Timothy Schaffert's The Perfume Thief is historical fiction at its finest. Complete with romance, espionage, champagne towers, and haute couture, this full-tilt sensory experience is a dazzling portrait of the underground resistance of twentieth-century Paris and a passionate love letter to the power of beauty and community in the face of insidious hate. Read more here.
The classic phenomenon "TikTok made me buy it", isn't just for all those random (but handy) items but it has also been an avenue to discover new books to read. Read more to check out trending books on #BookTok.
Get to know some of the latest news and updates from BookMarked, Fully Booked's source of all things related to authors and books. Read more here.
We've seen a lot of interesting reads published this year. What's the best one you've read so far? Find out what the Best Books of 2021 (So Far) are, according to our resident bookworms, the First Look Club, and members of the Bookworm Corner community.
In Fully Booked Chats with Kyung Min Bae and Ma. Kristina Carla Rico, the translators shared their experiences on translating I Decided to Live As Me to the English version of the best-selling Korean book. Read snippets from the interview here.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award established in 1917 for achievements in newspaper, magazine, online journalism, literature and musical composition within the United States administered by Columbia University. Read more for the complete list of winners for the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for literature.
Reading Lorna Mott Comes Home is comparable to chatting up with a friend. The point of the Diane Johnson's novel is simple: prepare for a life full of surprises. Read Jowana's review on the blog.
Diane Johnson brings readers into the dreamy and anxiety-filled American world of Lorna Mott Dumas, where much has changed and where she struggles to create a new life to support herself in Lorna Mott Comes Home. Read Jody's review on the blog.
Mark your calendars for our next author event, bookworms! Catch John Green as he talks about his latest book The Anthropocene Reviewed in Fully Booked Chats: John Green hosted by Saab Magalona on August 13, 6pm. Exciting promos and giveaways await fans. Read more about the event here.
Develop writing habits this year with Storywriting School! Join their online classes - All coursework (text lectures and writing exercises) are available at the start of class and are meant to be accomplished at the student's own pace within the class duration.