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tiffany57
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Almost everytime I walk into a bookstore-B&N and the book part of Walmart :smileyhappy:- I see vampire books.  It's gotten better, thank goodness.  I don't have a problem with it, I just got tired of seeing vampires everywhere.  But don't you all agree that there is usually one specific genre on the shelves? Not a mixture, but usually most of the books are the same genre. Why don't you think that? I have no idea, what about you?

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tiffany57 wrote:

Almost everytime I walk into a bookstore-B&N and the book part of Walmart :smileyhappy:- I see vampire books.  It's gotten better, thank goodness.  I don't have a problem with it, I just got tired of seeing vampires everywhere.  But don't you all agree that there is usually one specific genre on the shelves? Not a mixture, but usually most of the books are the same genre. Why don't you think that? I have no idea, what about you?


i agree at walmart where i get my books theres mostly vampire books more then any other books including i cant stand walmart they say they can save you money but they dont i rather go to dollar stores

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Yeah, a week or two ago I got a book at Wal-mart (Thirst) and there we mostly vampire books and angel books.  Again, I don't have probablems with Vampires or Angels. I'm just thinking, "Who is gonna be the next teen author that is gonna give us teen (maybe younger-older) readers something new?"

I think most authors are writing in the sme genres as other's because they think, "Their book is selling well, so will mine." I'm just guessing. If you are an author or know one I don't mean it rudely.

I'm just waiting for that BAM. You know? Write now I'm working on a book about a diffrent genre than most books today. Hopefully, hopefully, I'll finsih it and be able to get it published. That might be while though.

If there is a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must write it. -Toni Morrison
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tiffany57 wrote:

Yeah, a week or two ago I got a book at Wal-mart (Thirst) and there we mostly vampire books and angel books.  Again, I don't have probablems with Vampires or Angels. I'm just thinking, "Who is gonna be the next teen author that is gonna give us teen (maybe younger-older) readers something new?"

I think most authors are writing in the sme genres as other's because they think, "Their book is selling well, so will mine." I'm just guessing. If you are an author or know one I don't mean it rudely.

I'm just waiting for that BAM. You know? Write now I'm working on a book about a diffrent genre than most books today. Hopefully, hopefully, I'll finsih it and be able to get it published. That might be while though.


it will be totally cool to read a book thats totally different from all the other books out there and if you bring out a book i will definetly buy it i dont have no problems with vampires or angels im just not fond of the gory books

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tiffany57
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Awww...thanks. I'd buy yours too. Gory doesn't really bother me, book or movie. BUT if I see it in person then yeah we have a problem. xD

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I wish there were more different genres, too. I've found a few historical books lately that I've liked (like "Revolution"), but everything else is the same, same, same.

But good luck with your book! I'd definitely buy it if its different! I have a friend who's an author who just realeased her first book, and it's really good and different from all the normal genres out now! It's not on B&N (sadly), but the link for it is on her site. Just google "Alexandra Lanc".

 

 

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i have no idea what you are talking about... But ya, they are fiction.

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I_read_books wrote:

I wish there were more different genres, too. I've found a few historical books lately that I've liked (like "Revolution"), but everything else is the same, same, same.

But good luck with your book! I'd definitely buy it if its different! I have a friend who's an author who just realeased her first book, and it's really good and different from all the normal genres out now! It's not on B&N (sadly), but the link for it is on her site. Just google "Alexandra Lanc".

 

 


Okey-Dokey! xD Will do! Wish her luck!

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I_read_books wrote:

I wish there were more different genres, too. I've found a few historical books lately that I've liked (like "Revolution"), but everything else is the same, same, same.

But good luck with your book! I'd definitely buy it if its different! I have a friend who's an author who just realeased her first book, and it's really good and different from all the normal genres out now! It's not on B&N (sadly), but the link for it is on her site. Just google "Alexandra Lanc".

 

 


If you like historical books such as Revolution I would give A Northern Light and  Vixen  a chance. Vixen doesn't come out until Dec 14th though.

 

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I've never read this book, but I heard it was good:

Fever 1793 

 

If there is a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must write it. -Toni Morrison
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The Red Necklace  

The Silver Blade  this set is about a gypsy boy who meets a girl from the aristocracy. it is set during the french revolution and i absolutely adored the characters and the plot was great. deff recommend:smileyhappy:)

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OOh...thanks for the suggestions! I'll def give those a try! XD

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I know I didn't tell you about the 2 books above, but I hope you like them.

If there is a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must write it. -Toni Morrison