Word of the Day – Whimsical

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Whimsical (adj) wim-sik-al Playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way. (more…)

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The music taste of the main characters in the Harry Potter series

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The Harry Potter series has become a classic since its conception in the 1990s and fans today still write fan-fiction and create art inspired by the stories and characters. One…

‘The Great Gatsby’ Is Now in the Public Domain, and We Want a Muppets Adaptation

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As we reported, at the start of this year, many classic works went into the public domain, including one of the finest novels from the United States, The Great Gatsby.…

Books to help guide children through difficult topics

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2020 was a challenging time and there are bound to be challenging times ahead so how can we help children understand all the difficult feelings they could be experiencing? Fear,…

New Releases

Meghan Markle’s sister will release tell-all book

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Meghan Markle's sister is set to release her own book exposing aspects of life as the Duchess's sister. Ms Markle’s upcoming release, The Diary of Princess Pushy’s Sister Part 1,…

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s New Book ‘Persist’ to Be Released Next Year

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Senator Elizabeth Warren, who ran for the position of the Democratic presidential nominee for the 2020 US presidential election has announced she will be publishing a new book next Spring…

Book inspired by WWII V2 missile hero

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A book written by Robert Harris was inspired by a heroic woman's work to stop German missile strikes during World War Two. Eileen Younghusband worked with the Women's Auxiliary Air…

Reading Lists and Recommendations

My Thoughts on Why “A Christmas Carol” is Timeless

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A Christmas Carol is a novel I try to read every year during the Holiday season. Given how hectic this period can be, it's not a goal I always achieve,…

The For Reading Addicts Book of the Year (and top 20)

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The year is at an end and as has become tradition at For Reading Addicts, we have our book of the year post. This year has been anything but traditional,…

Barack Obama Lists His Books of 2020

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Over the years we have come to anticipate President Obama’s reading lists and this year is no different. Every year since his presidency his book recommendations have been insightful and…

Inspired by Literature

The music taste of the main characters in the Harry Potter series

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The Harry Potter series has become a classic since its conception in the 1990s and fans today still write fan-fiction and create art inspired by the stories and characters. One…

New £2 Coin Commemorating HG Wells Features Several Awkward Errors

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It's not uncommon for The Royal Mint to release commemorative coins designed to commemorate iconic figures and events in British history. A new special edition £2 coin was recently released…

Estonia Opens Museum of Banned Books

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In Tallin, Estonia, a museum has been opened dedicated to books from around the world that have been banned, burned, or censored. The project was spearheaded by Joseph Maximillian Dunnigan,…

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MiniQuiz: Literary Events in the Times of Presidents – Bill Clinton – 1993

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A new series of 46 mini quizzes in this countdown to a new President. Each quiz asks 5 literary questions from the year of inauguration from George Washington in 1789…

MiniQuiz: Literary Events in the Times of Presidents – George HW Bush – 1989

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A new series of 46 mini quizzes in this countdown to a new President. Each quiz asks 5 literary questions from the year of inauguration from George Washington in 1789…
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