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Review: Enchantment Lake by Margi Preus

Adolescence is the time in our lives when we search. We have to uncover who we are and who we want to be. YA literature often approaches this topic in a more symbolic than literal manner. Young characters go on physical quests ...
 
Bibliotherapy
 

Physical Deception: Classification Chaos in a Visual World

Allow me to quickly affirm one thing: this has always been a visual world. In our past, we have based much of our lives on determining what color, dress, and style we should present to the outside world. We’ve always dictated h...
 
Literary Travels
 

In Praise of Square Books and the Indie Bookstore

Independent bookstores are awesome. I think it’s pretty safe to say that all book lovers appreciate their neighborhood bookstore. It’s where we go to escape the hustle and bustle of the outside world. The best of them are relat...

 
Awesome Books
 

What’s Coming off Your Shelf?

Friends, it’s an exciting time for Bookkaholic. We are celebrating our two-year anniversary. Over the past 24 months, we’ve shared our thoughts on old and new books alike. We’ve interviewed up-and-coming writers. We’ve even had...
 
Book Lists
 

3 Perfect Valentine’s Day Reads

Bookkaholics, romance is in the air. As you all hopefully know, Saturday is Valentine’s Day, the annual call for lovers around the world to celebrate their—well—love. You probably have reservations at one of the fancy downtown ...

 
New Reads
 

10 Facts about Harper Lee’s New Novel

It was 1960 when Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird first entered American culture. Lee’s story is one that carries timeless themes: inequality, class, personal perseverance, gender roles, and compassion. Immediately, it was a ...
 
Literary Prizes
 

National Book Critics Circle: The Finalists

Last week, the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) announced its finalists in six categories. The choices, especially in the fiction category, are especially interesting (and worthy) titles. The selected novels aren’t just the ...
 
Literary Prizes
 

2015 Pulitzer Prize Predictions (Updated)

With awards season underway, it’s the perfect time to think about the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction contenders. Really any time is okay for such contemplation, but I digress. In July, we gave you our first list of predictions...

 
Book Lists
 

5 Best Book to Movie Adaptations in 2015

Movies and books are closely related. They both tell stories that entertain, expose, and engage us. These are two forms of art that allow us to escape the burdens of our own lives and enter into a fictional realm—one that can e...
 
Book Lists
 

The 15 Most Anticipated Books of 2015

2014 was a good year to be a reader. We’ve already discussed how there were some spectacular fiction, nonfiction, mystery, and science fiction titles released last year. Truthfully, it’s a little sad to see 2014 go. But, we mus...