Inspired by Literature

Literary Valentine’s Day

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Happy Valentine’s Day from us at

For Reading Addicts!

Have you ever wondered what your favourite author, or most-loved character would write in their Valentine’s cards? Well, wonder no more!

We have produced 14 funny and groan-worthy Valentine’s cards with a literary twist just for you on this most romantic of days… Enjoy!


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Harry Potter

Man Tweets Harry Potter to Piers Morgan

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Big Green Book Shop Owner Simon Key Tweets Harry Potter to Piers Morgan Line by Line After Morgan Claims to Have Never Read Anything by JK Rowling.

What do you do when a celebrity decides to be rude to your favourite author, dismissing their world famous, record breaking novels and claiming to  have never red a single line from any of them? Why you put things right of course, by Tweeting the novel in question to the ignoramus and thereby educating them in the ways of the wizarding world. Read More

Stephen King’s Mr Mercedes is Coming to TV

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Stephen King holds the world record for being the most (books to screen) adapted living author and 2017 looks like being a bumper year for fans of his work. With his Dark Tower epic looking like being the biggest of the adaptations due out this year we are also hearing of other holy anticipated book to screen adaptations that are due to hit cinemas and TVs in the next twelve months including Gerald’s Game and now we also have an adaptation of Mr Mercedes the first novel in King’s latest trilogy to look forward to. Read More

If Ice Cream Flavours Were Inspired by Literature…

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This week we have been inspired by some of Ben and Jerry’s pun-filled ice cream flavours such as ‘Oat of this World’, ‘Cherry Garcia’, and ‘Karamel Sutra’, to create a list just for you Reading Addicts.

We do love a pun, and the best puns are literary puns!
From Banana Karenina to Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Marzipan, we have a flavour to suit any bookish taste!

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Sam Mendes Secures Rights to Enid Blyton Stories.

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Director Sam Mendes, of Neale Street Productions, has secured rights to Enid Blyton’s The Magic Faraway Tree collection of stories. Blyton’s four magical novels are up for film adaptation: The Enchanted Wood, The Magic Faraway Tree, The Folk Of The Faraway Tree and Up The Faraway Tree.

Enid Blyton wrote the books between 1939 and 1951, but they remain a firm favourite with many families. Blyton’s death in 1968 did not stop her from continuing to be one of the best-loved, and popular children’s authors.

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