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For Reading Addicts is brought to you by a team of literary-mad writers and editors, who propagate the pages with all the bookish info we can find. Whether it’s news, reviews or the latest releases you’ll find the lot around site making us a bookish hive for you buzzy bibliophiles.
We hope we’re a complete resource for all things literary, and that’s where you come in too! If you have a book review, a bookshop you think we should feature, or you’d like to guest blog on our pages, send us an email and we’ll get back to you.
You’ll find us loitering around social media when we don’t have our heads buried in a book, so come and find us and join in the fun, or meet the team here.
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On 28th July 1914 the lights went out all over Europe. The legacy of the horrors of trench warfare have left us with some of the most powerful and haunting…
Today’s quiz is on Roald Dahl’s fabulous story about a special little girl – two very different teachers and a ghastly family. A story loved by readers of all ages,…
If you fancy getting your hands on some unique merchandise, exclusive to and designed here for Reading Addicts, make sure you pay a visit to our shop! With new exclusive designs added every week, it’s a bibliophiles’ heaven and you’re sure to find something you like!
The features cover all aspects of literary love from beautiful bookstores and libraries to favourite authors. Actually, it doesn’t just yet but we’re hoping you’ll get involved too and add to it! Whether you want to wax lyrical about an experience, or tell us about your favourite author, it goes here.
If you’re a word nerd, check out our Word of the Day section! I confess I don’t add into here daily, but there are plenty of strange and unusual words to choose from. I add new ones as often as I can, but if you have a nomination for Word of the Day, use the contact form above.
The Bookshop section is growing weekly and features bookshops from around the world. Whether you’re looking for a bookshop near you, or visiting another town and want to see if there’s anywhere worth visiting, this section is worth a browse and there are plenty of bookshelf photos and general literary porn too!
My heart belongs to old Volkswagen bus, a 1984 campervan and have a dream of turning it into the Book Bus, with Book Bus trails, festival visits, bookshop visits and giveaways all over the UK and maybe even beyond one day.
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