These are my personal suggestions, and we’re sure you’ll have a few of your own too. Let’s see if you agree with my top ten creeps from the pages of our favourite novels. Read More
Here is a list of novels canine lovers will enjoy. Many have been adapted into films but the written word is always special for us! Read More
Nurses are the backbone of any health services and often some of the most undervalued and taken for granted members of any medical team. Today we’re showing our appreciation for all the world’s nurses by dedicating a blog to books about nurses, or nursing. Read More
“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” Ernest Hemingway
From the booksellers of the Seine, to the romantic portrayals in literature, there’s no denying Paris is an artistic and literary city. Gothic architecture, a poetic language and the most romantic city river in the world make Paris the perfect backdrop for any author and so it’s little wonder the city is the location for so many well known novels.
I believe comic books are a valid form of literature, and should be considered far more than pulp or just for children. According to Scott McCloud in his book Understanding Comics, the heady mix of stunning or often action-packed artworks and engaging story is a higher form of participatory reading.
Hit of the Lits – FRA Top 40
It’s time for our monthly charts, where you get to vote on your favourite reads for the month to help us create our monthly literary chart. With almost 500 replies this month, we are as ever grateful for your input and from your replies, we have the FRA top 40 for April!
It seems that adaptations are inspiring your reading this month with many of the top 40 books recently adapted for television or movie. From your votes here are our top 40 reads for April. Read More