Written originally as Twilight fan fiction, Fifty Shades of Grey contains many parallels with Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight Saga, and is successful for similar reasons. However, there is a lot more to this; pleasure-versus-pain theme, than a first glance reveals. Read More
by Kamille Roach.
Suzanne Collins; author of the enormously successful Hunger Games series of books and a movie; was flicking through television channels one night and saw a reality program where teams competed to reach a given destination for a monetary prize. On another channel, armed children were involved in war. Click; she had the idea to mix the two and the confronting and brilliant Hunger Games was born.
From the opening lines of The Light between Oceans, by M. L. Stedman, where a mother grieving the loss of a stillborn child hears the painful sound of an infant crying, an irresistible mystery is born.