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Bookwitch bites #123

C J Flood has won the Branford Boase for her first novel Infinite Sky. Congratulations!

I had so wanted to be there. But in the end common sense prevailed and I didn’t travel to London. 402 more words

Books

“When you read a book, the neurons in your brain fire overtime, deciding what the characters are wearing, how they’re standing, and what it feels like the first time they kiss. 17 more words

Quotes

Choosing a Book for the Plane

In two days I am leaving to go to the Netherlands. In two days I will spend triple the amount of time waiting in lines than I do in a week, only to walk to another line. 524 more words

Writing

Film: How I Live Now (2013)

There’s a touch of Scarlett O’Hara about Daisy, the self-regarding and troubled teenage protagonist of this grim WWIII tale.  That’s not to say that she’s obnoxious (although she is a bit) but this is a survival story that knows that living is about more than being a good person and, to quote another movie, deserve’s got nothin’ to do with it. 127 more words

Review

#BOOKADAY

Hello, Internet! This June I’m going to be participating in the #BOOKADAY challenge… thing, organised by The Borough Press. I saw this on Twitter and the idea sounded really exciting, so here we go! 652 more words

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