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Destroying Avalon by Kate McCaffrey reviewed by Jill Smith


This is a book that gets to the heart of cyber bullying.

Like the screech of nails down a blackboard (an old school analogy I know) the feeling of alienation, abuse and anxiety Avalon felt was palpable. 166 more words

Book Reviews

Peter James voted best crime writer of all time by WHSmiths Readers

Peter James, was voted Best Crime Writer of all time by WHSmiths Readers this week against stiff competition including Ian Rankin, Lee Child, PD James, Patricia Cornwell, Val McDermid, James Patterson, Martina Cole, Agatha Christie and many others. 602 more words


An App-ropriate safety move for Luke

When he’s not belting out rockabilly tunes with The Philistines, Luke Sullivan is likely to be coordinating the myriad of safety aspects of a concert for up to 100,000 people. 410 more words


Pharrell Williams Turning Award-Winning song "Happy" Into Children's Book

Pharrell plans to turn two time Grammy winning song “Happy” into a book for children. Pharrell plans to release a 250,000-copy run of “Happy” this year in September for the youngsters and I’m sure it’s going to be a great read. 9 more words

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The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone

The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone by Adele Griffin


National Book Award-finalist Adele Griffin tells the fully illustrated story of a brilliant young artist, her mysterious death, and the fandom that won’t let her go. 438 more words


Mr. Putter & Tabby Turn the Page by Cynthia Rylant (E READER 2 RYLANT)

It is so nice to see Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby. I had not seen them for years, and it is all my fault. They have been enjoying their calm, sweet day-to-day lives for decades now, and they are just the same as they have ever been. 158 more words

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Costa Poetry Award shortlist...Have you read them?

The Costa Book Awards 2014 Poetry award winner was announced on 5th January 2015.

Have you read any of the shortlist for the 2014 Costa Poetry Award?   82 more words