Tumblr’s fandoms can be intense and fiercely loyal; from the hit TV series Supernatural to the magical world of Harry Potter, the fans blog and reblog their most-loved moments within their favourite fictional worlds. Books are so popular on Tumblr that they have earned their own tag- Booklr- where bookish friends come together. There we discuss our favourite books, post pictures of our latest reads, and blog about classic and modern literature.
The Tumblr elves have been hard at work exploring the posts and tags within them, to create lists of the Top 20 most popular and most discussed books on Tumblr. Let us show you what they have found…
11. The Throne of Glass Series- Sarah J. Maas
12. The Trials of Apollo Series- Rick Riordan
13. Carry On- Rainbow Rowell
14. The Warriors Series- Author Collective
15. Six of Crows- Leigh Bardugo
16. The Infernal Devices Series- Cassandra Clare
17. The Lunar Chronicles Series- Marissa Meyer
18. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard- Rick Riordan
19. Lady Midnight- Cassandra Clare
20. Wreck This Journal- Keri Smith
After the success of the film adaptation of Kingsman: Secret Service in 2015, there is due another release out very soon named Kingsman: The Golden Circle. The latest movie boasts a fabulous cast of Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, Halle Berry, Channing Tatum, and more.
The second film does not appear to be a comic book adaptation, but a stand-alone story. Excitingly, along with the film release, Kingsman creator Mark Millar has announced a new comic book release too. This is excellent news for Kingsman fans, as the title seems to hint towards further movie tie-ins… Check out Mark’s tweet below, and the trailer to the newest Kingsman movie.
It is only when we read first-hand accounts of war stories or lives in such areas that we are somewhat moved. But we wouldn’t realize what a mother in Afghanistan, or a child in Gaza goes through. Read More
One day in 1961 a little boy of 7 years old walked into her library, asking if he could join. Of course Connie helped the lad, gave him his first library card, and enabled him to cultivate his love of reading. Despite it being so long ago, Connie never forgot that young man as he had a pretty memorable name: “Denzel Hayes Washington Jr”, and that little boy grew up to be a world famous, award-winning actor, director, and producer.
I’ve been collecting newspapers from historical events for years, a hobby all my friends think is slightly crazy. A few years ago I managed to obtain a full copy (Sealed Orders was favourite in the first race at Newmarket) of the Daily Mirror, dated 16th April 1912, the first day of reporting after the Titanic disaster. Read More
Late last year it was reported that the library site was to have a 2.8 acre development to the north of the library dubbed the Knowledge Quarter and this area will be full of commercial firms who use the library and complement its existence.