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Books Need Sales

I know quite a few booksellers having worked as one for a while.  I also know quite a few people in publishing, so you could say I have a good source base for what I am about to imply. 427 more words


So, I ended up going to Bulgaria. We booked the flights, the hostel and the travel three days before we went. It pissed it down every day we were there and my right shoe deteriorated. 101 more words

First Time, First Love...

…Oh what feeling is this, electricity flows, with the very first kiss…

Yes I’m sure everyone remembers the first time they heard that Coca-Cola commercial back in 1988. 559 more words

Music Makes The World Go Round

The everlasting battle between the book and the kindle

Since the kindle was invented in 2007, it has fast become one of the most popular gadgets in the world. Revolutionising reading and bringing it into the modern age, or destroying the nature of reading and capitalising  at the expense of writers? 406 more words


Weekly Favourites

I’ve been absolutely loving having a few weeks back at home for Easter with my parents. Although, what I thought would be a quiet few weeks of cracking on with my final assignments of the uni year (yes, in two weeks I’m finished for another year!), has actually turned into a pretty jam-packed time of catching up with countless friends (and I’m certainly not complaining). 485 more words


The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North- A Review

“Complexity should be your excuse for inaction.” - The Cronus Club

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North was published on the 4th of April this year, and is a novel that is hard to classify. 643 more words

Book Review

Birmingham Then and Now event on Thursday 24th April

Waterstones have invited Alan Clawley to talk about his book and about the future of John Madin’s Library: