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10 Best Historical Fiction Books of All Time

Book lists By March 13, 2023 Last Updated on March 14, 2023 by Olivia Smith Tags: , No Comments

best historical fiction books of all time

How strangely unnerving and comforting that, despite the chasm – in time, culture, context, and geography – that separates us from the past, the stories of people who have walked the earth before us are familiar to our own. What do we have in common with a young girl stealing books in Nazi Germany or a young woman married off to an Italian Grand Duke? Novels set in the past often feel like fantasy; a character’s circumstances are so wildly different than our own, yet their reality – even if fictionalized – recounts hard truths about our history and lays bare our humanity.

Historical fiction is a window into the past and a mirror of our lives and reality. Here’s where you can start if you want to dip your hands into some historical fiction.

What to Do After Dropping Out of College

Career planning By February 28, 2023 Last Updated on March 1, 2023 by Olivia Smith Tags: , No Comments

What to Do After Dropping Out of College
Whether you thought long and hard “should I drop out of college” or you were forced to do so because of things out of your control, you need to find the right path forward after all the paperwork is done. Think positive. Your whole future lies shining in front of you, and just because school wasn’t the right choice doesn’t mean you’ll end up stuck somewhere else you don’t want to be. 

BTW, if you’re just planning to leave your studies, read the guide on how to drop out of college the right way.

What can you do after dropping out of college? These 10 ideas will set you on the right path.

10 Most Searched Astronomy Textbooks

Book lists By February 20, 2023 Last Updated on March 15, 2023 by Olivia Smith Tags: , , No Comments

best astronomy textbooks

Astronomy is the most expansive scientific field out there. From studying the planetary systems within our galaxy – The Milky Way – to exploring the galaxies beyond our own, astronomy is a constant reminder that our world is far smaller than we would like to believe. Not to mention that exceptional progress we have made in creating the kind of technology, such as high performing telescopes and rovers, that helps learn far more than we ever have about the world and universe.

10 Best Linguistics Books to Read in 2023

Book lists By February 14, 2023 Last Updated on February 17, 2023 by Olivia Smith Tags: , , , No Comments

10 Best Linguistics Books To Read

Different creatures roam the planet, and each species has a developed language system for communication. We, humans, have been gifted with the best of this communication system, by which we can speak and understand different dialects. And over time, the human language has evolved to the point where courses are taken to understand the concept. This study is referred to as linguistics.

10 Most Searched Books on Rhetoric

Book lists By February 13, 2023 Last Updated on February 17, 2023 by Olivia Smith Tags: , , No Comments

most searched books on rhetoric

For all of you writers, philosophers, and future lawyers out there, mastering the art of rhetoric is a must. Whether it’s delving into logical fallacies or learning how to properly construct an argument, you’ll be well-acquainted with the principles of rhetoric by the end of your schooling.

Speaking of schooling, any class you take will have a lot of reading. The last thing you want is a poorly written guide on the history and art of rhetoric, especially if you’re building the foundation of this essential skill.

Top 7 First Job Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

Career planning By February 9, 2023 Last Updated on February 10, 2023 by Olivia Smith Tags: , , No Comments

Job Interview questions

When the college’s finally over, what’s next?

After bagging that degree and selling your textbooks with BookScouter, the next step is to join the workforce. However, before that, you’ll have to pass a job interview, and unlike the exams you aced in school, its questions aren’t always predictable. If you want your job interview to be successful, you should put great effort into your preparation.


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