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Presenting... the February selection. What book shall we read this month?

Scrawl, by Mark Shulman

Tod Munn is a bully. He’s tough, but times are even tougher. The wimps have stopped coughing up their lunch money. The administration is cracking down. 271 more words

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Book of the Month: Famous Five Ships in Literature

Our book of the month, The Ship by Antonia Honeywell, carries on a great tradition of stories set (or partly set!) at sea. Inspired by this, we’ve picked out three unforgettable ships (and two boats!) from literature. 547 more words

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The Law of Consistency

This chapter focused on the fact that consistency is the key to success. It suggests that we need to find what motivates our specific personality type so that we can intentionally motivate ourselves on a daily basis. 420 more words

Book of the month: Han Kang

Some books follow you around. At least, that has been my experience this month with The Vegetarian by the South Korean novelist Han Kang. No sooner had I resolved to read it after seeing a tweet about it from Gary Perry, assistant head of fiction at Foyles, than it seemed to be popping up everywhere. 568 more words


Book of the Month: The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street

As a child in 1913, Malka Trynovsky flees Russia for New York with her family – only to be crippled and abandoned in the streets as soon as she arrives. 242 more words

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February's Book of the Month...

After a really decent January for new books, it is already time to look ahead to February. February is a bit of a lull month, at least for me, but that will be more than made up for in March. 145 more words

Richelle Mead

The Spitfire Girls

We’ve always thought the Worrals books by W E Johns would make a damn good film and it seems we’re not the first to do so. 255 more words