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  • n. Plural form of page-turner.


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  • But they still entrance us, the old page-turners from the glory days of American SF, half a century or so ago, when the world was full of futures we were never going to have.

    The stars of modern SF pick the best science fiction

  • BookBrowse seeks out these rare literary gems from both established writers and first time authors – novels that whisk you to unfamiliar times and places, thrillers that are more than "page-turners" and thought-provoking non-fiction that informs while it entertains.

    Tour BookBrowse

  • I have always loved reading novels that both were page-turners and taught me something of the world.

    John Shors discusses his third novel, Dragon House

  • The thing that is consistent is they capture my imagination and they are page-turners.

    Arielle Ford: My Top 7 Great Reads This Year

  • But the dirty little secret is that this is a bodice-ripping page-turners of a TV series, filled with intrigue and romance and danger and betrayal and all the sort of thing one finds in a soap.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: Johnny Carson Outshines His Boxed Set

  • HBO successfully brings the epic fantasy to TV with dynamic impact in this adult, red-blooded and relentlessly brutal saga derived from George R.R. Martin's iconic page-turners.

    Matt Roush's Top 10 (And Then Some) of 2011

  • Your books function on many levels, you're fiction in any case, they're both easy to read, page-turners, but they address serious issues and also have literary illusions varied in them.

    Walter Mosley Talks About 47

  • Even the most library-bound among us inevitably seems to wind up with more bestsellers than they can reasonably store, more page-turners than you can shelve.

    Milkshake: Four Great Places To Donate Used Books

  • Let's start with three deliciously heavy page-turners, biographies of bigger-than-life personalities -- cultural icons -- each of whom looms larger and larger as years and centuries go by.

    Edward Goldman: They're Big, They're Heavy and, Boy, They're Gorgeous!

  • Child_lit has been discussing how books perceived as page turners (like The Hunger Games) don't get the respect they should, but I figure there's page-turners and then there's page-browsers -- James Patterson, I'm looking at you.

    Archive 2009-09-01


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