Word of the Day – Plumage

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Plumage (noun) plew-mij A bird's feathers collectively. Late Middle English from Old French, from plume ‘feather’. (more…)

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How Pratchett’s Discworld characters would cope with the lockdown

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Discworld characters go through a lot during their own stories but how would they fare in our current pandemic situation? Would they crumble or come into their own? Fans of Terry…

At Home with 4 Indies – Bringing you Live Literary Events

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As bookshops are having to close and many literary festivals are cancelling their events due to concerns around Coronavirus (Corvid-19), many companies and artists are having to think outside the…

Letters reveal Hemingway’s anger at censorship

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Hemingway held nothing back when confronting his UK publisher about the censorship of his books. Letters belonging to Ernest Hemingway- renowned writer, famous drunk, and infamous wit- show how he…

New Releases

10 Brilliant Books Out This April and Perfect for the Lockdown

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If you’re a bibliophile anywhere in the world who is currently on lockdown, then chances are you are reading much more than usual during this time. If this is the…

Letters reveal Hemingway’s anger at censorship

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Hemingway held nothing back when confronting his UK publisher about the censorship of his books. Letters belonging to Ernest Hemingway- renowned writer, famous drunk, and infamous wit- show how he…

Sophie ‘Ace’ Aldred reads excerpt of her new Doctor Who novel

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Sophie Aldred has written a new Doctor Who novel- and a fan snuck a video of her reading an excerpt! The actress is known to sci-fi fans as Ace from…

Reading Lists and Recommendations

The 15 Bucket List Books Seeing A Surge During the Lockdown

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Looking through the data it’s easy to see what people are doing during the lockdown. Book sales rose by 35% in the UK in the first week of the lockdown,…

10 Brilliant Books Out This April and Perfect for the Lockdown

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If you’re a bibliophile anywhere in the world who is currently on lockdown, then chances are you are reading much more than usual during this time. If this is the…

FRA Readers’ Choice Top 20 – April 2020

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It's a new month,and that means it's time to see what you've all been reading as we collate the For Reading Addicts Top 20, chosen by you. That means we've…

Inspired by Literature

How Pratchett’s Discworld characters would cope with the lockdown

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Discworld characters go through a lot during their own stories but how would they fare in our current pandemic situation? Would they crumble or come into their own? Fans of Terry…

Free competition asks writers to pen real-life Dickens’ characters

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A competition is currently open to find a real-life Charles Dickens character. The Journalists' Charity, founded by Charles Dickens in 1864, has launched a competition to find real-life, modern-day characters…

‘Harry Potter at Home’ launched in response to COVID-19 pandemic

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Harry Potter At Home is here to help families and teachers confined at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. WizardingWorld.com brings us Harry Potter At Home: a place for parents, teachers, and…

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Quiz – Literary Events Timeline (9) 1880-1889

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A new series beginning in 1800. Beginning in the early years of the novel - as we know and love it - each quiz covers a decade of literary events…

Quiz – Literary Events Timeline (8) 1870-1879

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A new series beginning in 1800. Beginning in the early years of the novel - as we know and love it - each quiz covers a decade of literary events…
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