Berserk is a Dark Fantasy series with Cosmic Horror Story undertones, but The Golden Age Arc — several volumes long flashback in the middle of the series — is a Low Fantasy that's very close to Historical Fantasywhile still having some small elements of Dark Fantasywith the main character having escaped from Heroic Fantasy.
Create New "Get away from the book by any means you can. Or, if you've been unfortunate enough to pay money for it already, fling it against the wall.
It'll make a really satisfying thwack! Just make sure no pets or toddlers are in the way. Others, after you've read them, find themselves hurled against a wall pretty damned quick. This is a tribute to those "fallen heroes". Merely being offensive in its subject matter is not sufficient.
Hard as it is to imagine at times, there is a market for all types of deviancyno matter how small a niche it is. It has to fail to appeal even to that niche to qualify as this. This page is not for horrible individual chapters of otherwise good books. For those, see DethroningMoment.
Examples more-or-less in alphabetical order: Sounds pretty interesting, until you realize that all of them are just a bunch of Wikipedia articles. It gets worse, though.
The title of each book is a complete lie. While the Wikipedia article on "Giving Circles" is in the book, it only takes up one page of the page book.
The covers are epic failures, such as the book on the Fieseler Fi showing a Cand another on the Canadian Election showing the United States flag. The editors don't check the articles to make sure they're accurate, which means that vandalism could end up in the books.
Many of the books are "Temporarily out of stock" on Amazon. How can something can be "out of stock" when it's printed on demand? Flu Press is a similar offender, even offering these so-called books on eBay.
Inshe wrote The Adventures of the Teen Archaeologists: Book 1 The Land of the Moepek. Full of Mary Sues, dull conversations that have nothing to do with the plot, and lots of grammar errors.
The Land of Fairies Wizards and Heroes is just as bad. It is most notable for featuring at least as many exclamation marks as it does full stops. It also purports to be a teen novel, but reads like a book made for preschoolers.
Worse, the author blatantly advertised her book in review sections and insulted people who tried to give her advice. And there's a frickin' 4 Star review that was very clearly written by the author or her mom. In addition to possessing all their flaws, the books' content seems to have been randomly selected by an automated algorithm, leading to verbal diarrhea such as "Gremlin Interactive Games: The Creation of a Nation" and incoherent descriptions.
The presentation also has the barest minimum effort put into it, with most of the covers looking like this. They are poorly-written and barely-edited works that desperately try to emulate Terry Pratchett and Tom Clancy respectively, without any of the intelligence, charm, and style.
His books probably would have gone unnoticed Neither of them wrote a single word for either of Ford's books, and Ford's attempts to capitalize off of their Author Existence Failure with half-assed stories is a disgusting joke. Rowling 's Harry Potter series, using flimsy comparisons between the two books such that the fact that they both contained "characters in tights" and "wooden doors" among other things to try to bolster her case.
From that, one could be forgiven for getting the impression that she's a paranoid narcissist with no concept or understanding of tropes, coincidences, or context. The case was notable partly because of the Frivolous Lawsuit which Stouffer lost comprehensively and partly because those books were unspeakably awful, especially the former.
The Legend of Rah and the Muggles has so many blunders that a full list of them would at least double the size of this page, so here are handy plot breakdowns should you wish to subject yourself to them anyway.
Once news from the lawsuit started spreading, a small-time publisher tried to cash in on No Such Thing as Bad Publicity and did a small printing run; said publisher quickly went bankrupt.Young adult fiction (YA) is a category of fiction published for readers in their youth.
YA books are catered towards readers from 12 to 18 years of age. While the genre is targeted to teenagers, approximately half of YA readers are adults. The subject matter and genres of . Jump to: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z.
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