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 ...
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 ...
This, of course, is an enormously subjective post. What I consider good and what
you readers may consider good will sometimes overlap and many times veer ...
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
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 ...
Dec 23, 2011 ... "Just pick the best book," he would advise, knowing full well that that was where
the problems – and the fun – started. Martyn loved problems ...
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.
Jan 10, 2006 ... Following her post about her favorite books she read last year, Laurie sent me
another e-mail about her criteria for what makes a book good.