Word of the Day – Velarisation

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Velarisation (noun) (phonetics) vel-ar-ais-ay-shun A secondary articulation involving movement of the back of the tongue towards the velum. (more…)

Literary News

Bob Woodward’s Latest Trump Book, ‘Rage’, Sells 600,000 Copies in a Week

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Since he was appointed President of the United States in 2016, there has been no shortage of books about Donald Trump, his family, and his administration. Titles such as Michael…

Tween’s blog ‘I’ve Pet That Dog’ is now a book!

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Pet That Dog has started as a sweet kid's blog to an interactive book! Gideon Kidd started the website when he was 8 to record all the dogs he pets…

The Booker Prize Shortlist 2020 is Announced

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The Booker Prize Shortlist has now been announced with a couple of surprises. Four debut novels are on the list, and people have shown surprise that Hilary has not made…

New Releases

Bob Woodward’s Latest Trump Book, ‘Rage’, Sells 600,000 Copies in a Week

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Since he was appointed President of the United States in 2016, there has been no shortage of books about Donald Trump, his family, and his administration. Titles such as Michael…

J.K. Rowling’s ‘Troubled Blood’ Takes No. 1 Spot in the UK, Despite Controversy

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Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has been the subject of scrutiny recently due to a number of Tweets and comments she's made regarding the Trans community. Further criticism was drawn…

Tween’s blog ‘I’ve Pet That Dog’ is now a book!

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Pet That Dog has started as a sweet kid's blog to an interactive book! Gideon Kidd started the website when he was 8 to record all the dogs he pets…

Reading Lists and Recommendations

The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 2007

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We started at 1918, bringing you the bestselling books of the last one hundred years. We're moving along now and we're starting to get close to what will be the…

FRA Readers’ Choice Top 20 – September 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…

The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 2006

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We started at 1918, bringing you the bestselling books of the last one hundred years. We're moving along now and we're starting to get close to what will be the…

Inspired by Literature

The Sandman: A TED Talk (In Blog Form)

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How dare you? How dare you, an insignificant little bird dream in a land from which dreaming is banished? This is an idea that has been germinating in my head…

Mathematics teacher creates amazing ‘book cookies’.

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Book-lover and cookie-eater, Lauren Ferrell, posted her creations on Twitter, making her followers' mouths water. The very talented Twitter user has been showing off her baking and decorating skills this…

Singer Adele Credits Single Book for Changing Her Life

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Over the last few months, since the end of her marriage, Adele has apparently been making some major life changes. Whatever the tabloid say, or spin, anyone can see that…

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Quiz – Place, Prop, Person – August

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A new monthly series for 2020. There are 3 clues – Place, Prop and Person – for each of the August born author’s works. Just guess the right work.  …

Quiz – Cover Snippets: Part Two

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A mixture of classics and more recent books. Can you tell a book by a little snippet of its cover?   (more…)
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