Word of the Day – Grumbletonian

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Grumbletonian (noun) (obsolete) grum-bl-toe-nee-un (17th C) Someone who is unhappy with their government. 17th Century, now obsolete. 'tonian' On the style of Etonian. (more…)

Literary News

Hunger Games Prequel Title and Release Date Announced

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The title for a The Hunger Games sequel by Suzanne Collins has at last been confirmed. We last heard about a planned prequel novel to The Hunger Games back in…

Netflix to Produce ‘the Witcher’ Tie-In Animated Film

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Netflix recently released the first season of its live-action adaptation of The Witcher books by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, and so far it has gone down pretty well with viewers.…

‘The Great Gatsby’ to Enter Public Domain in 2021

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Given that this decade marks the 100th anniversary of the Roaring Twenties, it seems only fitting that The Great Gatsby, a modern classic that perfectly surmises that time in American…

New Releases

J. K Rowling Confirms She Has Finished the Fifth Cormoran Strike Book but the Twitter Storm Rumbles On

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It’s often difficult when reading books in series to wait for the next instalment, but some books stick in your mind more than others, and the long wait for new…

Hunger Games Prequel Title and Release Date Announced

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The title for a The Hunger Games sequel by Suzanne Collins has at last been confirmed. We last heard about a planned prequel novel to The Hunger Games back in…

Mrs Hinch to Publish ‘Little Book of Lists’ This Spring

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Cleaning guru Sophie Hinchliffe, known by most as Mrs Hinch, has shot to fame in recent years after her Instagram account became the go-to play for all your cleaning and…

Reading Lists and Recommendations

The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1989

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We started at 1918, bringing you the bestselling books of the last one hundred years. We’re almost at the end of the 80s now and today we're bringing you the…

10 Books Featuring Realistic Female Protagonists With Fully Formed Characters

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Since the first novel was ever published, men have been shown in books in all their glory with every part of their character examined and imagined. From Darcy to Fagin,…

The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1988

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We started at 1918, bringing you the bestselling books of the last one hundred years. We’re more than half way through the 80s now and today we're bringing you the…

Inspired by Literature

This Gothic Poe Themed Coffeehouse in Michigan is a Literary Dream

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The Raven Café in Port Huron, Michigan isn’t just any old coffee house. Named after Edgar Allen Poe’s most famous creation, this gothic themed coffee house is a little Poe,…

The Largest Ever Harry Potter Store is Opening in Manhattan and it’s Visible to Muggles!

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The Roaring Twenties may be upon us but there has been no sign of any magical creatures yet, but all that may be about to change this summer! We’re preparing…

Fantastic Beasts Exhibition Coming to London’s Natural History Museum

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If you're a Harry Potter fan who spends too much time imagining what life would be like were you to live in a world where magic is real, then you'll…

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Quiz! Keywords – G – Good

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A new series for a new year. Working through the alphabet each quiz is based around a keyword (or its derivatives) found in a book title or a literary quote.…

Quiz! Keywords – F – Family

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A new series for a new year. Working through the alphabet each quiz is based around a keyword (or its derivatives) found in a book title or a literary quote.…
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