10 Powerful Female Authors Owning 2020

10 Powerful Female Authors Owning 2020

We here at Bookstr love all the strong, women authors out there who are killing it in their fields! Be it a literary fiction piece or a personal memoir, these books are going to be tough to put down! So here is a compiled list, in no particular order, of these ten incredible writers who are launching their spectacular novels in 2020.   Liz moore- Long Bright river   Image Via Montgomery News   American author Liz Moore started as a musician in New York City, which inspired her writing and lead her to eventually launch a number of books, …

Obama’s White House Photographer Released Book Called ‘Shade’

Obama’s White House Photographer Released Book Called ‘Shade’

If you’re familiar with Pete Souza, Obama’s White House photographer, then you might already know about his hilarious Instagram trolling.        Back when the word “funneling” was used during science experiments, not when a president’s attorney was describing money transactions. A post shared by Pete Souza (@petesouza) on May 3, 2018 at 10:16am PDT     For the past year, Souza has been releasing photographs of Obama with witty, biting captions aimed at the current U.S. administration. The posts took off and have made him a powerful, popular figurehead in the resistance. He’s been using both his skills as a …

Leonard Cohen’s Final Book Will Ignite a Flame in You

Leonard Cohen’s Final Book Will Ignite a Flame in You

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Leonard Cohen has always been a household name, especially for Canadians. His poems and lyrics could easily fill your headspace and stay there for a while. Haunting, beautiful, and human are some of the words that best describe all the work that made his career so successful.   Now, we have one more chance to feel this way all over again.    Image Via Goodreads   It was recently announced by The New York Times that Cohen’s last and final book, The Flame, will be released in October of 2018. With collections of poems, journal writings, lyrics from his last three albums, …

Turns Out Basketball Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Is a Bestselling Sherlock Holmes Author

Turns Out Basketball Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Is a Bestselling Sherlock Holmes Author

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is best known for his legendary basketball career, but did you know he is also a passionate writer? Turns out Abdul-Jabbar has written thirteen books, the newest of which is a graphic novel called Mycroft Holmes and the Apocalypse Handbook. He chose to develop Mycroft Holmes, the older brother of our favorite Sherlock Holmes, as he was a huge fan of the Arthur Conan Doyle’s series when he was a kid. Abdul-Jabbar’s series has become a bestselling phenomenon across the globe.     Image Courtesy of Goodreads    BookRiot sat down to talk with Abdul-Jabbar about his new book. Regarding his development of …

The Emotional Stages of Buying a Book Online

The Emotional Stages of Buying a Book Online

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You just put in your paycheck, you’ve paid off your bills and rent, and you have a little extra cash in your account  You know what that means…   IT’S TIME TO ORDER SOME BOOKS!   This is the best day of your life!     Logging into your account getting ready to scroll through titles gets you so hyped…     You’re having the best time picking out all the books you need to add to your shelves…     Your cart is piling up, but you’re doing your best to ignore it…     You’re waaaay over budget, …