Are children’s chapter stories and YA fiction books real novels?
The copycat plot and abrupt ending aren’t the real problem with “Beneath the Attic.” It’s something involving a 100-year-old cake.
Are graphic novels really novels? If not, what are they?
Is word count really the best way to separate novels from short stories? If so, there’s a big problem here that nobody’s been able to solve.
This 1941 murder mystery by the most famous burlesque star of all time is not what it appears to be.
I’ve put together a list of extremely short books that claim to be novels. But are they really? What’s the difference between a short story, a novella, and a novel?
Or, how one book convinced me that I want to be a 19th-century teen bootblack.