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The bookshop dream

I recently read that Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney is opening up his own bookshop in the town where he lives. He isn’t the first author to do this – Nora Roberts, for example, also owns a bookshop which her husband runs in their hometown.   375 more words


Reading list

Occasional notes on what I’ve read.

Maurice Gee, Under the Mountain
I read this book as a child (teenager?) and it freaked me right the hell out. 157 more words

E J Morten Booksellers

I would have not known this bookshop existed if I weren’t curious enough to go down a cobbled street hidden between a bakery and clothes shop. 307 more words

Book Reviews

The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly. Vol. 1: Half Price Books.

Today I wanted to try and start a new segment called The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly, where I review Bookstores or any other place I feel like writing about. 391 more words


Albania :The (lack of) reading culture - by Kamila Hasanbega

Reading is an essential element in education and life itself. However, in today’s globalized technological world we don’t see many readers. What role should the youth of Albania play in raising awareness of such a valuable habit among the nation. 1,185 more words

Weekend Miscellany

It’s been a busy week – but now I have half term – although nothing planned, as my daughter is revising and has her Duke Of Edinburgh Bronze expedition next weekend. 717 more words

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If you prefer supporting our UK bookshops then we can announce that ‘Murder, Now and Then’ by Diana Jackson is now available on the Waterstones website and can be ordered in any of their stores. 34 more words

Diana Jackson