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Bildungsroman or coming-of-age story is a literary genre that focuses on the psychological and moral growth of the protagonist from youth to adulthood and in which character change is thus extremely important.
“ After months of separation her friends still catalyzed her thoughts and challenged her opinions and wrangled with her emotions, and she was relieved to see that they still slid into the familiar patterns, the comfortable ruts of long-established personalities. It was nice but it also worried her. Could there be room for growth? How could you change around the people that knew you best, who knew you backwards and forwards and knew you so well that they defined themselves by you and you by them? ...more ”
“ Inevitably, his vision verged toward the fantastic; he published a scattering of stories - most included in this volume - which appeared to conform to that genre at least to the degree that the fuller part of his vision could be seen as "mysteries." For Woolrich it all was fantastic; the clock in the tower, hand in the glove, out of control vehicle, errant gunshot which destroyed; whether destructive coincidence was masked in the "naturalistic" or the "incredible" was all pretty much the same to ...more ”
This is a group designed by and for members of the Pottermore Fan Forum (PFF) and anyone who…more
[close] This is a group designed by and for members of the Pottermore Fan Forum (PFF) and anyone who shares a love of reading Harry Potter! We are fans of the Harry Potter series and similar literature, along with an array of other genres. Our book club will aim to share the books we are currently reading and those we have on deck to read soon.
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Welcome to SNOOZE, a Goodreads group for readers, would-be readers and fans of Sol Luckman’s…more
[close] Welcome to SNOOZE, a Goodreads group for readers, would-be readers and fans of Sol Luckman’s award-winning novel, SNOOZE: A STORY OF AWAKENING. Winner of the 2015 National Indie Excellence Award for New Age Fiction, SNOOZE chronicles Max Diver, aka "Snooze," along the razor's edge of a quest to rescue his astronaut father from a fate stranger than death in the exotic, perilous Otherworld of sleep. An insightful look at a plethora of paranormal subjects, from Bigfoot and lucid dreaming to the Loch Ness Monster and time travel via the Bermuda Triangle, SNOOZE also shines as a work of literature featuring iconic characters, intense drama and breathless pacing to stir you wide awake! Written with young adult and young-at-heart readers in mind, SNOOZE further proved its literary merit by being selected as a 2016 Readers’ Favorite Finalist in the Young Adult-Coming of Age category and receiving an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Beach Book Festival Prize competition in the General Fiction category. Download an excerpt, listen to complimentary audiobook chapters or request a review copy at www.CrowRising.com/snooze.
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