Can a book be considered good if it is a great story with average writing? ... We
asked our Readers Write subscribers what they think makes a book good.
Jun 19, 2012 ... One of the biggest is that love—or sex, at least—makes people irrational. ... If they
like to read the sorts of books you like to write, they're right up ...
Good writers often break rules—but they know they're doing it! Here are some
good rules to know. Theme. A theme is something important the story tries to tell ...
Sep 28, 2011 ... Prior to blogging and being an avid Goodreads user, I never really thought too
extensively about what makes a book good or bad or really why I ...
We won't develop an appetite for good food by feasting on junk food – and we
carry that analogy over to literature. So how do we know what books are good
Dec 12, 2014 ... The question of what makes a great book is thus notoriously elusive — so ...
Either way, a great book does not have to be a good read to be a ...
Good children's books, no matter how simple or complex, offer a sense of joy.
They can make us laugh or cry by giving us a character we want to care about.
May 23, 2016 ... Sure, most people can read a book and tell right away whether it's great or not-so
-great. But what is it, exactly, that makes the difference?
Oct 18, 2011 ... (difficulty = good; sentimentality = bad).” Trubek then goes on to recall a
conversation with a friend on the board of the National Book Critics ...
Apr 6, 2016 ... A poor review doesn't make for a bad book. But a good one doesn't make for a
good one either.