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Bookshop Reviews 2014: The Aye Write Popup Store

The bookshop at Aye Write is an extension of Waterstones Sauciehall Street branch (now there’s a shop I can lose myself in for days ….). For the length of the festival it is housed in a small corner room just off the main corridor. 485 more words


Some great book selections from Harris & Harris Books, Clare.

The title of one story, ‘Nettle Spinner’ is enough to transport the adult imagination let alone that of a child. This book is bursting with magic castles, enchanted forests, fairies, trolls (not the Internet kind) and magic aplenty. 1,485 more words

Books For Children

Misconceptions of Young Adult Fiction

I find young adult novels fascinating for a number of reasons. Recently, I have been seeing a lot of negativity about them, which I believe they do not deserve. 853 more words

Spring in London - St James Park

Royal Parks are in flower, the crowds are out and so are the pelicans! Welcome to Spring in London.

St James is one of our favourite London parks, being… 242 more words


World Book Night 2014

Leading on from my last post, if you don’t want to make your own book, how about giving one away?

World Book Night, which started in the UK in 2011, sees previously elected volunteers give away 250,000 copies of 20 selected books, to people in their communities. 139 more words


Beautiful Vintage Photos of Bygone Bookstores

In this age of online ordering, physical bookstores aren’t getting all the love and attention they deserve. But you know that already. So before you head out to your local bookseller to pick up the latest new thing, perhaps you would like to indulge in some literary nostalgia and appease your book-beauty tooth (you know you’ve got one) with these lovely old photos of old bookstores (in some of which you could, at one time, find old books). 197 more words


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Brilliant Bookshops - Chicken and Frog, Brentwood

As a writer, I am addicted to bookshops. They are magical places – and I believe we need to celebrate and support them. In my new novel, … 862 more words

Miranda Dickinson