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* [[spoiler: ''Literature/TheUglyBarnacle'']]: A poignant exploration of the tragedy of death and society's perceptions of beauty.


* [[spoiler:''Literature/{{Twilight}}'']]: A [[LowestCommonDenominator wildly popular]] series with a [[AudienceSurrogate highly relatable]] protagonist for [[{{Fangirl}} many young women]]. Can a [[MarySue vibrant, clever young woman]] and a [[BishieSparkle luminous]] [[OlderThanTheyLook young man]] from different worlds find happiness together despite the [[StarCrossedLovers considerable danger]] inherent in their union?

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* [[spoiler:''Literature/{{Twilight}}'']]: A [[LowestCommonDenominator wildly popular]] series with a [[AudienceSurrogate highly relatable]] protagonist for [[{{Fangirl}} many young women]]. Can a [[MarySue vibrant, clever young woman]] woman and a [[BishieSparkle luminous]] [[OlderThanTheyLook young man]] from different worlds find happiness together despite the [[StarCrossedLovers considerable danger]] inherent in their union?



* [[spoiler:''Literature/{{Stardoc}}'']]: A VillainWithGoodPublicity uses a brilliant if [[JerkSue volatile]] surgeon's [[SympatheticSue messed-up upbringing]] and [[OppositeSexClone weird origin]] to get her declared a non-person... thus ''officially'' ruining relations between humanity and a ProudWarriorRace. Even in the far future, HumansAreBastards.

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* [[spoiler:''Literature/{{Stardoc}}'']]: A VillainWithGoodPublicity uses a brilliant if [[JerkSue volatile]] volatile surgeon's [[SympatheticSue messed-up upbringing]] upbringing and [[OppositeSexClone weird origin]] to get her declared a non-person... thus ''officially'' ruining relations between humanity and a ProudWarriorRace. Even in the far future, HumansAreBastards.



** Alternately: An intriguing [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot investigation]] of a society whose members are [[EverybodyHasLotsOfSex devoted]] to finding [[ConvenientlyCommonKink enjoyment]] in even the most [[{{Squick}} unusual of practices]]. Particularly notable for its clever consideration of [[PlotHole maintaining a population in a land filled entirely with females,]] and also well-known for its [[AllGaysArePromiscuous portrayal]] of [[LipstickLesbian female homosexuality.]] This tale, packed with [[FlatCharacter skilled]] [[ThirtySuePileup characterization]] and [[BrainBleach touching,]] [[FetishRetardant sexy]] [[IKEAErotica love scenes]], is guaranteed to inspire [[NauseaFuel strong emotion]] and [[HeroicBSOD deep sadness]] in even the most coldhearted of readers.

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** Alternately: An intriguing [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot investigation]] of a society whose members are [[EverybodyHasLotsOfSex devoted]] to finding [[ConvenientlyCommonKink enjoyment]] in even the most [[{{Squick}} unusual of practices]]. Particularly notable for its clever consideration of [[PlotHole maintaining a population in a land filled entirely with females,]] and also well-known for its [[AllGaysArePromiscuous portrayal]] of [[LipstickLesbian female homosexuality.]] This tale, packed with [[FlatCharacter skilled]] [[ThirtySuePileup characterization]] characterization and [[BrainBleach touching,]] [[FetishRetardant sexy]] [[IKEAErotica love scenes]], is guaranteed to inspire [[NauseaFuel strong emotion]] and [[HeroicBSOD deep sadness]] in even the most coldhearted of readers.



* [[spoiler: ''The Maradonia Saga'']]: In a series of books [[ClicheStorm sure to resonate with readers of all ages]], two [[MarySue remarkable young siblings]] reach a magical land that defies description, [[{{Anvilicious}} learning a series of life lessons]] in the process of growing up and realizing their true destiny, [[InstantExpert learning new skills]] along the way, even as the young man [[WhatTheHellHero is corrupted by the powers of hell]]. Despite her young age, the author's [[WantonCrueltyToTheCommonComma stunning prose]], [[{{Narm}} creative dialogue]], [[FlatCharacter strong characterization]] and [[DesignatedHero relatable protagonists]] have earned her a small but [[SnarkBait dedicated fanbase]].

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* [[spoiler: ''The Maradonia Saga'']]: In a series of books [[ClicheStorm sure to resonate with readers of all ages]], two [[MarySue remarkable young siblings]] siblings reach a magical land that defies description, [[{{Anvilicious}} learning a series of life lessons]] in the process of growing up and realizing their true destiny, [[InstantExpert learning new skills]] along the way, even as the young man [[WhatTheHellHero is corrupted by the powers of hell]]. Despite her young age, the author's [[WantonCrueltyToTheCommonComma stunning prose]], [[{{Narm}} creative dialogue]], [[FlatCharacter strong characterization]] and [[DesignatedHero relatable protagonists]] have earned her a small but [[SnarkBait dedicated fanbase]].


* [[spoiler: Literature/EffieBriest]] From the author of the most renowned travel guide to one of Central Europe's last untouched wildernisses of his era comes a tale of love, betrayal, romance and gender norms of the 19th century. Filled to the brim with resonant symbolism, duels, StarCrossedLovers and the dirty secrets of the highest rungs of society, this book is most notable for its daring and stunning last sentence. Required classroom reading.

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* [[spoiler: Literature/EffieBriest]] Literature/EffiBriest]] From the author of the most renowned travel guide to one of Central Europe's last untouched wildernisses of his era comes a tale of love, betrayal, romance and gender norms of the 19th century. Filled to the brim with resonant symbolism, duels, StarCrossedLovers and the dirty secrets of the highest rungs of society, this book is most notable for its daring and stunning last sentence. Required classroom reading.


* [[spoiler: La Princetta et le Capitaine]]: A tale of high adventure in which a spirited young woman flees an arranged marriage in the desire to create her own happiness, and with her friends becomes embroiled in events that test all characters' self-images and moral principles. The author uses symbolism to great effect.

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* [[spoiler: La Princetta et le Capitaine]]: A tale of high adventure in which a spirited young woman flees an arranged marriage in the desire to create her own happiness, and with her friends becomes embroiled in events that test all characters' self-images and moral principles. The author uses symbolism to great effect.effect.
* [[spoiler: Literature/EffieBriest]] From the author of the most renowned travel guide to one of Central Europe's last untouched wildernisses of his era comes a tale of love, betrayal, romance and gender norms of the 19th century. Filled to the brim with resonant symbolism, duels, StarCrossedLovers and the dirty secrets of the highest rungs of society, this book is most notable for its daring and stunning last sentence. Required classroom reading.


* [[spoiler: Harlequin/Mills & Boon]]: A publishing house [[GuiltyPleasure renowned]] for their [[StrictlyFormula diverse,]] [[TokenMinority world-spanning]] stories, loaded with a [[YourCheatingHeart passionate series of insights]] [[LoveTriangle into the human condition.]] Very distinct for its authorial base, employing [[MillsAndBoonProse a distinct language]] in all of its work.

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* [[spoiler: Harlequin/Mills & Boon]]: A publishing house [[GuiltyPleasure renowned]] for their [[StrictlyFormula diverse,]] [[TokenMinority world-spanning]] stories, loaded with a [[YourCheatingHeart passionate series of insights]] [[LoveTriangle into the human condition.]] Very distinct for its authorial base, employing [[MillsAndBoonProse a distinct language]] in all of its work.work.
* [[spoiler: La Princetta et le Capitaine]]: A tale of high adventure in which a spirited young woman flees an arranged marriage in the desire to create her own happiness, and with her friends becomes embroiled in events that test all characters' self-images and moral principles. The author uses symbolism to great effect.


* [[spoiler: Literature/LegacyOfTheForce]] A man [[FaceHeelTurn embraces his destiny]] to change the galaxy, but ultimately chooses not to fulfill it because of his family. Notable for its [[{{shotacon}} inversion of gender roles]] and [[StraightGay inclusion of non-stereotypical characters]].

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* [[spoiler: Literature/LegacyOfTheForce]] A man [[FaceHeelTurn embraces his destiny]] to change the galaxy, but ultimately chooses not to fulfill it because of his family. Notable for its [[{{shotacon}} inversion of gender roles]] roles and [[StraightGay inclusion of non-stereotypical characters]].


* [[spoiler: ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'']]: In a world where magic itself has been torn asunder, [[MarsAndVenusGenderContrast Men and Women must overcome their differences]] to defeat the [[EternalRecurrence return of an ancient evil]]. An [[TrilogyCreep epic tale]] of Good and Evil told in [[DescriptionPorn unprecedented detail]].

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* [[spoiler: ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'']]: In a world where magic itself has been torn asunder, [[MarsAndVenusGenderContrast Men and Women must overcome their differences]] to defeat the [[EternalRecurrence return of an ancient evil]]. An [[TrilogyCreep epic tale]] of Good and Evil told in [[DescriptionPorn unprecedented detail]].detail]].
* [[spoiler: Harlequin/Mills & Boon]]: A publishing house [[GuiltyPleasure renowned]] for their [[StrictlyFormula diverse,]] [[TokenMinority world-spanning]] stories, loaded with a [[YourCheatingHeart passionate series of insights]] [[LoveTriangle into the human condition.]] Very distinct for its authorial base, employing [[MillsAndBoonProse a distinct language]] in all of its work.


** [[spoiler:''Literature/TheFountainhead'']]: by the same author, the [[{{Doorstopper}} epic tale]] of a man who will stop at literally ''[[MadBomber nothing]]'' to preserve his integrity as an artist. Contains many [[LovingForce powerful romantic scenes]] in which the artist pursues [[SingleTargetSexuality the one woman he feels worthy of him]].

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** [[spoiler:''Literature/TheFountainhead'']]: by the same author, the [[{{Doorstopper}} epic tale]] of a man who will stop at literally ''[[MadBomber nothing]]'' to preserve his integrity as an artist. Contains many [[LovingForce powerful romantic scenes]] scenes in which the artist pursues [[SingleTargetSexuality the one woman he feels worthy of him]].


* ''[[spoiler:TheDaVinciCode]]'': A murder investigation unearths an AncientConspiracy. Very [[DanBrowned creative with history]].

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* ''[[spoiler:TheDaVinciCode]]'': ''[[spoiler:Literature/TheDaVinciCode]]'': A murder investigation unearths an AncientConspiracy. Very [[DanBrowned creative with history]].


** Alternately: An intriguing [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot investigation]] of a society whose members are [[EverybodyHasLotsOfSex devoted]] to finding [[ConvenientlyCommonKink enjoyment]] in even the most [[{{Squick}} unusual of practices]]. Particularly notable for its [[TheyJustDidntCare clever consideration]] of [[PlotHole maintaining a population in a land filled entirely with females,]] and also well-known for its [[AllGaysArePromiscuous portrayal]] of [[LipstickLesbian female homosexuality.]] This tale, packed with [[FlatCharacter skilled]] [[ThirtySuePileup characterization]] and [[BrainBleach touching,]] [[FetishRetardant sexy]] [[IKEAErotica love scenes]], is guaranteed to inspire [[NauseaFuel strong emotion]] and [[HeroicBSOD deep sadness]] in even the most coldhearted of readers.

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** Alternately: An intriguing [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot investigation]] of a society whose members are [[EverybodyHasLotsOfSex devoted]] to finding [[ConvenientlyCommonKink enjoyment]] in even the most [[{{Squick}} unusual of practices]]. Particularly notable for its [[TheyJustDidntCare clever consideration]] consideration of [[PlotHole maintaining a population in a land filled entirely with females,]] and also well-known for its [[AllGaysArePromiscuous portrayal]] of [[LipstickLesbian female homosexuality.]] This tale, packed with [[FlatCharacter skilled]] [[ThirtySuePileup characterization]] and [[BrainBleach touching,]] [[FetishRetardant sexy]] [[IKEAErotica love scenes]], is guaranteed to inspire [[NauseaFuel strong emotion]] and [[HeroicBSOD deep sadness]] in even the most coldhearted of readers.


* [[spoiler:''Literature/InheritanceCycle'']]: A boy must become a man as he and his companions seek to liberate their home from a vicious dictator and his legions of nefarious monsters. Action, adventure, romance, all combine to create [[ClicheStorm an unimaginable tale]] that will [[Franchise/StarWars resonate]] [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings all]] [[Literature/DragonridersOfPern too]] [[Literature/EarthseaTrilogy strongly]].

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* [[spoiler:''Literature/InheritanceCycle'']]: A boy must become a man as he and his companions seek to liberate their home from a vicious dictator and his legions of nefarious monsters. Action, adventure, romance, all combine to create [[ClicheStorm an unimaginable tale]] that will [[Franchise/StarWars resonate]] [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings all]] [[Literature/DragonridersOfPern too]] [[Literature/EarthseaTrilogy [[{{Literature/Earthsea}} strongly]].

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* [[spoiler: ''Touched By Venom'']]: An epic fantasy set in a [[CrapsackWorld brutal but brilliantly realized]] world that valiantly tackles such controversial issues as racism, sexism, class warfare, religion, and government corruption, as well as exploring the [[BestialityIsDepraved powerful bond between a band of brave priestesses and their dragon companions]].


* [[spoiler:''SwordOfTruth'']]: A man discovers he was heir to an empire he never knew of, and only through finding his true self can he stop a greater one.

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* [[spoiler:''SwordOfTruth'']]: [[spoiler:''Literature/SwordOfTruth'']]: A man discovers he was heir to an empire he never knew of, and only through finding his true self can he stop a greater one.


* [[spoiler:''{{Stardoc}}'']]: A VillainWithGoodPublicity uses a brilliant if [[JerkSue volatile]] surgeon's [[SympatheticSue messed-up upbringing]] and [[OppositeSexClone weird origin]] to get her declared a non-person... thus ''officially'' ruining relations between humanity and a ProudWarriorRace. Even in the far future, HumansAreBastards.

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* [[spoiler:''{{Stardoc}}'']]: [[spoiler:''Literature/{{Stardoc}}'']]: A VillainWithGoodPublicity uses a brilliant if [[JerkSue volatile]] surgeon's [[SympatheticSue messed-up upbringing]] and [[OppositeSexClone weird origin]] to get her declared a non-person... thus ''officially'' ruining relations between humanity and a ProudWarriorRace. Even in the far future, HumansAreBastards.


* [[spoiler:DragonridersOfPern as written by Todd [=McCaffrey=]]]: New additions to a beloved series that has been in print for over 40 years which clear up some of the confusion in the older books.

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* [[spoiler:DragonridersOfPern [[spoiler:Literature/DragonridersOfPern as written by Todd [=McCaffrey=]]]: New additions to a beloved series that has been in print for over 40 years which clear up some of the confusion in the older books.

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