Top 5s, Top 10s, even Top 8's. Everyone loves lists! And we have a ton of 'em!
Column by Joe Daly March 23, 2012
A classic rock biography is fueled by more than just wild tales of epic hedonism. It takes exhaustive research, keen insight and rich, engaging prose. Of course, sex, drugs and rock and roll help too.
Column by Rob Hart March 19, 2012
Back in November, when the mid-season finale aired, I suggested 10 ways the writers of The Walking Dead could make the show less stupid. Did anything change between now and then? Kinda...
Column by Jack Joslin March 7, 2012
Not every writer turns up smiling for the book signing. Here are five of the most bizarre and mysterious.
Column by Meredith Borders March 2, 2012
It's not all TWILIGHT up in here. Some young adult novels are brilliant and engaging. Read on for ten of the best.
Column by Kelly Thompson February 27, 2012
Comic books aren't just for geeks and kids anymore. We humbly present these 10 titles as evidence.
Column by Rob Hart February 24, 2012
The English language is full of beautiful words--and also some blights that should never be uttered, for they do nothing but make us sound dumb. Here are 10 of the worst offenders.
Column by Karina Wilson February 14, 2012
Happy ever after? How dull can you get?! Lurid's Top Ten pick of the bloodiest, most doomed, destructive and messed up relationships in literature. Happy Valentine's Day!
Column by Meredith Borders February 10, 2012
The antihero is complex and unknowable, and because of that, he is fascinating in ways a pure hero or villain could never be. Read on for ten of the greatest antiheroes in literature.
Column by Cath Murphy February 8, 2012
Writing a bad book after a great debut is so common it has a name: Second Novel Syndrome. Here are four reasons well known authors fell victim to the Curse of the Second Novel.
Column by Keith Rawson January 23, 2012
Who're the craziest crime writers in history? Hell, probably all of them, but here are the top five, at least in one writer's opinion.
Column by Cath Murphy January 10, 2012
A look at the most common literary fibs, and some of the worst offenders.
Column by Meredith Borders January 6, 2012
As book lovers, we feel protective of our favorite characters, entitled to them in a way that is often threatened by inexplicable casting. Below are ten times that the casting directors nailed it.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 30, 2011
Members of the LitReactor writing staff list their favorite books read in the year of our Lord 2011.
News by Rob Hart December 29, 2011
Nielsen's Bookscan lists the best-selling books of 2011 for your amusement/pleasure/anger.
Column by John Jarzemsky December 29, 2011
A list of films that have defied the conventions of the old adage "the book is always better!"
Column by Brandon Tietz December 28, 2011
We're still of a mind that an 'American Psycho' remake is a terrible idea, but if you must do it, here's some things we'd like to see.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky December 27, 2011
LitReactor newsies Brandon Tietz and Rob W. Hart show you theirs. Will you show us yours?
Column by Paul Graham Raven December 27, 2011
Ignore your empty bank account and expand your writer's techno-toolset with these five free apps, services and softwares.
Column by Jason Van Horn December 16, 2011
Ten comic books that should be turned into a television series, posthaste!
Column by Rob Hart December 16, 2011
Are you buying for a writer this holiday season? Here's a guide to the gifts that will win you their love and respect.
Column by Cath Murphy December 12, 2011
Been caught stealing? Here are five excuses NOT to use.
Column by Meredith Borders December 9, 2011
Stumped on what to buy Dad, Mom, your friends, your fella or your lady? Allow us to help.
Column by Brandon Tietz December 6, 2011
Are you shopping your book around to small presses? Here's some things to keep in mind.
Column by Meredith Borders December 2, 2011
So few books get that critical first line truly, completely right. Here are ten that do.
Column by Rob Hart November 30, 2011
'The Walking Dead' just wrapped up the first half of its second season--and unless they address the problems with its writing, I'm not going to tune back in come February.