Word of the Day – Abjuration

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Abjuration (noun) ab-jur-ay-shun A solemn renouncement of a belief, cause, or claim Late Middle English from Latin abjurare, from ab- ‘away’ + jurare ‘swear’. (more…)

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Harry Potter Fans Can Now Live in a Real-life Refurbished Hogwarts

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Harry Potter fans listen up because you can now life in a real-life, refurbished Hogwarts. The new apartments are being created using one of the filming locations from the Harry…

5 Women Writers of the Ancient World

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The reclamation of female voices in ancient literature begins with readers. Only a few women writers of the ancient world are generally known, with more largely ignored or lost to…

10 Nonfiction Books about Real Life Epidemics and Pandemics

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We are living through history being made, and not necessarily in the nicest way. There can’t have been many of you that didn’t learn about Spanish Flu in school, a…

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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…

Author praised for portrayal of hero with Down’s Syndrome

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The author who wrote a children's novel featuring a female protagonist with Down's syndrome has been praised for its empowering representation. Joseph Elliott, from Bristol, UK, wrote The Good Hawk…

Greta Gerwig’s Little Women gets a Sequel in Novel ‘Jo & Laurie’

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Louisa May Alcott’s much-loved classic novel was back in the spotlight after the release of Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women. The film received lots of attention after the film…

Reading Lists and Recommendations

10 Nonfiction Books about Real Life Epidemics and Pandemics

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We are living through history being made, and not necessarily in the nicest way. There can’t have been many of you that didn’t learn about Spanish Flu in school, a…

Reading out loud: A Guest Blog

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Unless you have children (I don’t) then reading out loud is probably something you’ve not really done since your school days. And my school days are reasonably far behind me.…

The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1996

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We started at 1918, bringing you the bestselling books of the last one hundred years. Today we start a new decade, as we countdown to the end of a century…

Inspired by Literature

15 fabulous World Book Day costumes 2020

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World Book Day is great for promoting literacy but it is also just a lot of fun. Parents and children alike get into the celebration by creating or buying costumes…

You can now spend a day relaxing at a Harry Potter Spa

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Stressed out Harry Potter fans are ready to relax with their favourite book at The Wand & Willow Day Spa. The spa is situated in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and is owned…

New Genus of Dinosaur Named After George R.R. Martin’s House Targaryen

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In 1984, Kurt Wiedenroth discovered the bones of a dinosaur which roamed the Earth over 130 million years ago. The specimen was originally classified as part of the Ornithocheirus group…

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Quiz – Literary Events Timeline (2) 1810-1819

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Beginning in the early years of the novel – as we know and love it – each quiz covers a decade of literary events – 2 questions per year. Births,…

Quiz – Literary Events Timeline (1) 1800-1809

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Beginning in the early years of the novel - as we know and love it - each quiz covers a decade of literary events – 2 questions per year. Births,…
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