Word of the Day – Melodeon

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Melodeon (noun) mel-o-dee-on A small accordion of German origin, played especially by folk musicians. (more…)

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Our Favourite Five of Amazon’s Best Books of 2021 So Far

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Amazon scours reviews and books news through the year to choose their editorial team's favourite reads to recommend to us and we have picked five of the titles that catch…

Edgar Allan Poe movie starring Harry Melling is coming to Netflix

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Harry Melling, best known for his roles in Harry Potter and The Queen's Gambit, is set to star in Netflix's Edgar Allan Poe movie 'The Pale Blue Eye'. The actor will take the…

8 Of The Best Horror Novels Set In A Small Town

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Small towns make for excellent eerie backdrops for stories where everyone knows everyone else's business, and no one wants that business to leave town. Fans of The Haunting of Hill House…

New Releases

German novel lost for 83 years has now made bestseller list

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A German novel lost for 83 years has made it onto the UK bestseller list. The Passenger was written in 1938 by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz but then unfortunately forgotten for…

Dr. Fauci book has been removed from online booksellers

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A book about Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to the US President, has been removed from online bookselling websites after a mistake in release dates. Expect the Unexpected: Ten…

Freddie Mercury’s life story to be told in his own words

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Freddie Mercury's life story will be told in a new graphic novel from Z2 Comics. The new release, due out later this year, will tell the life story of the…

Reading Lists and Recommendations

Our Favourite Five of Amazon’s Best Books of 2021 So Far

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Amazon scours reviews and books news through the year to choose their editorial team's favourite reads to recommend to us and we have picked five of the titles that catch…

8 Of The Best Horror Novels Set In A Small Town

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Small towns make for excellent eerie backdrops for stories where everyone knows everyone else's business, and no one wants that business to leave town. Fans of The Haunting of Hill House…

FRA Readers’ Choice Top 20 – June 2021

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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. As always your…

Inspired by Literature

Middle Earth men reimagined as terrible ex-boyfriends

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Middle Earth men are a special bunch, and someone on Twitter certainly saw something relatable within their characters. Alex Arrelia reimagined the men of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings and…

Graham Norton to Launch Book Club Podcast with Audible

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Some exciting news today as we hear that Graham Norton is launching his own book club podcast exclusively through Audible, and it’s to feature some exciting guests! The Graham Norton…

Magical Harry Potter-inspired Walking Tour Celebrates Trans Lives

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Queer-owned business, Exploratorium, has launched a new, Covid-safe walking tour which is inspired by the magical world of Harry Potter and declares “magic is for all!” It celebrates the colourful…

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On a Poet’s Birthday – O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman

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My New Year’s Resolution for 2021 is to read more poetry. So, this new series of quizzes, will take a poem by a famous poet on their birthday and ask…

QUIZ! A-Z General Knowledge

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A short series to give you a little taster of the For Reading Addicts Big Book of Literary Quizzes. This quiz (adapted for the website) has 26 literary questions, each…
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