A romantic story that touched the hearts of even skeptical readers and became a worldwide bestseller. An exciting thriller from Patrick Ness about a terrible virus that killed the entire female population of the Earth. Two incredible fantasy novels and a book about running away from home. The best, most relevant and bright young adult novelties in our today's selection
We all sometimes want to disconnect from what is happening, reduce anxiety, forget about current news, impending problems and difficulties. Books can help with this, but not all reading captures so much that it can transfer our consciousness to another world. We have selected five exciting book novelties of different genres, from which it is simply impossible to break away
Summer flew by like never before. The lucky ones lived in dachas in private houses, and someone ended up on domestic beaches and ate hot corn. But do not be upset if you did not have time to change the situation this summer, because we have books. It's still the best way to transport yourself to any world. Here are some great books you won't be able to put down once you start reading them
In difficult times, an example is needed for inspiration. Especially now, when anxiety due to quarantine is growing day by day. We invite you to dive into seven unusual stories about different women who find themselves in a difficult situation. Each of them made a difficult choice: someone managed to fulfill their cherished dream, and someone had to endure pain and talk about their injury for the sake of healing
Outrageously handsome men are dangerous. In addition to physical strength and professional power, they possess magnetism and are capable of both inflicting pain and giving the most desired pleasure. There's a great way to immerse yourself in a relationship like this without the risk of accidentally breaking your heart-reading a spicy, sassy teen story starring a hottie. Here are five hot novels in which a lot of feelings and piquant situations
They say you can't command your heart. But the heroes of the books always take on the most difficult questions and try to refute the axioms. A selection of books where the main characters of the books struggle with the circumstances of life and find out whether it is possible to command the heart. What did they get?
Gone are the days when in social conversation you had to pretend that you don't read anything more poppy than Sartre. Now people are turning pink, but still they openly read “50 Shades” in the subway, and if you are still shy, then we have found five love stories that are not at all ashamed to read and discuss. The secret is this: they are all more than just romance novels
We are angry. We get hurt. We hide in a room and weep, trying to make our souls feel better. Feelings must be lived, otherwise the pain will never go away. In this collection you will find seven unusual romantic books in which the heroes and heroines had to face disappointment and resentment, betrayal and the desire to never open up to anyone again. These books will help you understand how important it is to feel and live not only good emotions, but also those that make you bitter and afraid
To write well, you need to read a lot. But how to choose a book that will definitely become an example when all the classic books have already been read? We have made a selection of fresh books for those who appreciate a good style, competent speech, unusual turns of speech and, of course, memorable plots
The time for relaxed vacation reading is over, the time for thoughtful reading of serious books under the sound of rain and the special comfort typical of autumn evenings is approaching. These books will immerse you in your world and capture your imagination
Gifts for relatives and friends bought. Products for the festive table are prepared in advance. The tree is decorated. And even the garlands are blinking affably, hung all over the house. It seems that everything is done as it should, but the notorious New Year's mood for some reason refuses to come. What to do? Sit back with a book that will help you get into the holiday spirit right away. Today in our selection of romantic books for the New Year's mood
Mood is a fickle thing, but book masterpieces are for centuries. There is a special category of works - "books that the whole world has read", a universal emotional "first aid kit" for any occasion and request. Our today's selection includes 8 such books, which, regardless of genre, are recognized as one of the best of their kind, which are loved by both the picky connoisseur of stories with great reading experience and the beginner who read them because the abstract is interesting and the cover is beautiful
Reading is one of the most accessible entertainment that makes memory work. However, books on paper are not always affordable, some copies are hard to find. "LitRes" is a site where you can easily and quickly find the literature of interest. Some books can be downloaded for free
Dyakonov Igor Mikhailovich - an outstanding historian, linguist and orientalist. Born in St. Petersburg (Petrograd) in January 1915, in a poor family. Father, Mikhail Alekseevich, is a financial officer, and mother, Maria Pavlovna, is a doctor. In addition to Igor, the family had two more sons - Mikhail and Alexei
Viktor Platonovich Nekrasov is an amazing and significant figure in Russian literature. His first work immediately gained immense popularity and Stalin's approval. However, three decades later, the writer ended up in exile and never returned to his homeland
Vampire stories, especially in a romantic setting, have been popular over the years. The commercial success of such projects attracts more and more writers to this genre. Chloe Neil was no exception, "Chicago Vampires" which received considerable fame, recognition and love from connoisseurs of the genre all over the world. What attracts readers so much in her works?
The Ordo Hereticus is a formation to control the Ecclesiarchy, identify traitors, mutants and heretics in the Imperium. Focus is on unauthorized psykers, twisted tech-adepts, and apostates within the Ministorum. Methods akin to the medieval Inquisition: witch hunts, executions and burning at the stake
Women-writers… How much they talk about them and how much they write! In each book selection you will see the greats: Charlotte Brontë, Agatha Christie, Jane Austen. But what about modern writers? What are women writing about now? What do contemporaries want to tell us?
Spring has come into its full rights. In the meantime, we are watching how nature is changing. I want to change myself, and who will help in this better than books? Especially for you, we have selected eight burning stories that will not leave anyone indifferent. They will make you love, suffer, rejoice, worry and laugh. And when you close the last page, you will realize that in some sense you are already a different person
For those who don't like the atmosphere by the fireplace in a cozy blanket in winter. For those who do not like all those cozy books, warm cocoa and carefree gatherings at home. For those who like the contrast of mood and good crime. For you. A selection of new detectives and thrillers that will not leave anyone indifferent
Why does a person live? This question worries many. Perhaps every person sooner or later is looking for an answer. But in search of earthly goods, he continues to feel a sense of dissatisfaction. Which will help satisfy the tormenting thirst when you have to drink the s alty water of worldly life all the time. Only faith in God comes to everyone in a difficult and happy moment. It will help you overcome all life's adversities. Consider quotes about faith in the article
Victoria Butenko and her family after seven years of a raw food diet have worsened their he alth. The woman began to look for a way out. She came up with a cocktail - a creamy substance from water, leaves of any edible plants and fruits crushed in a blender. "Green for Life" is a book in which Victoria details her path, experiments and the healing effect of a green smoothie
Everything has its time and its era, fashion trends change in life, art, literature, and only a chivalrous attitude towards a lady does not go out of fashion. Courtly lyricism, meaning the chanting of love, has been alive since the time of the troubadours, that is, from the 11th century. And what is mannerism and courtly mannerism, what is the difference between these genres of art and literature in particular, we will understand in this article
People live, day after day, solving everyday problems. Someone thanks life, someone scolds it, accusing it of injustice. There are people who decide to change it, go against the odds and win. Such a person is Joe Dispenza, who, in the face of a serious illness, abandoned traditional medicine and overcame the disease with the power of thought
Sufficiently extensive and deeply developed genre of poetry is landscape lyrics. Many Russian and foreign poets paid much attention to the theme of nature. The poetic muse of some masters of the pen was completely devoted to describing their native places, admiring the beauty of the surrounding world. After all, how many delightful corners in different countries! In our article, we will talk in more detail about the poems of landscape lyrics, who wrote them. This topic deserves your attention
“Waves fell down with a swift jack” - a strange phrase, isn't it? It is related to one of the characters in The Twelve Chairs, the famous novel by Ilf and Petrov. Over time, the expression "swift jack" became a phraseological unit. When is it used and what is meant by it? This will be discussed in the article
The book "5 Love Languages" is very popular today. Many readers interested in the topic of personal growth and self-improvement could not pass it by. The work will be incredibly useful to newlyweds who are just on the verge of living together
Khadia Davletshina is one of the most famous Bashkir writers and the first recognized writer of the Soviet East. Despite a short and difficult life, Khadia managed to leave behind a worthy literary heritage, unique for an oriental woman of that time. This article provides a brief biography of Khadiya Davletshina. What was the life and career of this writer like?
Cecilia Ahern is one of the brightest stars in the modern world of foreign literature. Despite her fairly young age - she is only thirty-six years old, she has already gained popularity not only among readers, but also among critics. Today you will learn a lot of interesting things about the talented writer
Book lovers around the world know a writer like Khaled Hosseini well. In 2008, he became one of the best authors in the world, overtaking Coelho and Rowling! His books are sold in millions of copies, they are translated into a variety of languages. We invite you to meet this amazing person! Photo of Khaled Hosseini, the story of his life, quotes from books - all this awaits you in this material
Who is Bert Hellinger? How long has he been in psychotherapy? How did he come to write books on psychoanalysis? What is the essence of "Orders of Love" by Bert Hellinger? How do readers and practitioners respond to the work of the author?
Who is Bernard Cornwell? What books did he write and in what style? Why is he compared to George Martin? What is the story of the book "The Pale Rider" and the entire series of books "Saxon Chronicles"? Has it been screened? Which is better: Game of Thrones or The Last Kingdom?
In the universe of Middle-earth, the Misty (or foggy) mountains were created at the very beginning of the Age of the Trees by Melkor (the powerful personification of darkness), which he wanted to prevent Orome (the lord of forests and hunting in Middle-earth and beyond), who often visited there for hunting. In that era, the mountains were much taller and more massive compared to the Third Age, in which the events of the War of the Ring take place. Then the Misty Mountains frightened much more seriously by their very appearance
The expression was most widespread in the society of liberal revolutionaries of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. As soon as the Bolsheviks gained power, the expression sharply acquired an extremely negative connotation, great-power chauvinism was opposed to internationalism
More than a dozen authors create in this universe. One of the first literary works is a cycle about a dark elf, or rather, the trilogy "Icewind Valley" included in it. It was she who, in fact, laid the foundation for the whole story about the elf DoUrden. It was written by American Robert Salvatore
Modern novelist Susan Meyer is a romance novelist born in the northeastern United States. Meyer - the author of sixty-two love novels, 32 of which have been translated into Russian - was born on April 22, 1956, her biography, books and creative plans will be discussed in our article
The Oryol Regional Scientific Universal Public Library named after Ivan Andreevich Bunin is the largest in terms of collection of books in the region. About the history of its creation, modern and rare books "Buninka", as it is affectionately called in society, will be discussed in our article
Neil Gaiman's American Gods is rightfully considered one of the most interesting sci-fi books written in the last fifty years! The writer does not just create another universe, which is a collaboration of mythological worlds invented by the folk genius of different countries, but masterfully adapts the realities of ancient customs to the rules of existence in our world
The article tells about Edwin Lefebvre, a writer, interviewer, newspaperman, forex trader and author of a book that made a splash at the beginning of the 20th century and is still popular with a title similar to old man's notes - "Memoirs of a stock speculator". The biography of the author, the history of creation and a summary of the "Memories" are given, which have become a classic work for teaching traders who begin their careers, and not only them
Russia has always had many wonderful sons. Radishchev Alexander Nikolaevich also belongs to them. It is difficult to overestimate the importance of his work for future generations. He is considered the first revolutionary writer. He really insisted that the abolition of serfdom and the building of a just society can only be achieved through a revolution, but not now, but in centuries