Word of the Day – Filigree

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Filigree (Also Filagree) (noun) fil-a-gri Ornamental work of fine (typically gold or silver) wire formed into delicate tracery. Late 17th century (earlier as filigreen, filigrane): from French filigrane, from Italian…

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Author Salman Rushdie Stabbed at New York Event

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The controversial author, Salman Rushdie has been stabbed at an event in New York City. He is currently in a stable condition and undergoing surgery. (more…)
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FRA 2023 Calendar Competition – Enter Now!

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For Reading Addicts is excited to announce our brand new 2023 calendar competition!   Submit your shelfie or reading pictures for a chance to be featured in our first ever…

10 Best New Releases for August 2022

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August is here and there are some amazing new releases to discover! Whether you are after a deep read, or something lighter we have 10 of the best new releases…

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Best New Releases for July 2022

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July 2022 has some excellent new releases coming your way! There are exciting new thrillers, enthralling summer reads, poetry, and history to get stuck into. The much-anticipated biography co-written by…

Title and Release Date Announced for New Cormoran Strike Novel

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Are you a fan of the Cormoran Strike series? The detective series, written by JK Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith has been a bestselling series, adapted by the BBC,…

Trump’s Documents Found Clogging the White House Toilets

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According to a book by a New York Times correspondent, official papers had regularly been found clogging the toilets in the White House. When Trump was president, his staff would…

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10 Best New Releases for August 2022

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August is here and there are some amazing new releases to discover! Whether you are after a deep read, or something lighter we have 10 of the best new releases…

Best New Releases for July 2022

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July 2022 has some excellent new releases coming your way! There are exciting new thrillers, enthralling summer reads, poetry, and history to get stuck into. The much-anticipated biography co-written by…
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Best New Releases for June 2022

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June has some excellent new releases on the way from self-help, memoirs and absorbing fiction, to picture books and novellas. We have collated a list of 10 books released for…

Inspired by Literature

Middle Earth men reimagined as terrible ex-boyfriends

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Middle Earth men are a special bunch, and someone on Twitter certainly saw something relatable within their characters. Alex Arrelia reimagined the men of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings and…

Graham Norton to Launch Book Club Podcast with Audible

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Some exciting news today as we hear that Graham Norton is launching his own book club podcast exclusively through Audible, and it’s to feature some exciting guests! The Graham Norton…

Magical Harry Potter-inspired Walking Tour Celebrates Trans Lives

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Queer-owned business, Exploratorium, has launched a new, Covid-safe walking tour which is inspired by the magical world of Harry Potter and declares “magic is for all!” It celebrates the colourful…

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QUIZ! May Babies – Missing Words

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A new series for a new year. 20 literary titles by 20 May babies, fill in the missing words. Easy! We've also just turned our best quizzes into a book…

QUIZ! Shakespeare – The Misc

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In honour of Mr Shakespeare’s birthday on April 23rd, a short series of quizzes on all things Shakespeare. These questions have been adapted from the For Reading Addicts Big Book…
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