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She 'hearts books'

‘Have you spoken to Yvonne Manning?’ (I have, as matter of fact.) It’s Yvonne who runs Falkirk’s RED book awards, and it is she who ‘hearts books’ to such an extent that she wore a hearty sort of hat yesterday. 953 more words


Fordwich Arms. Fordwich. 4th February 2018

The Fordwich Arms

1647 King St, Sturry, Canterbury CT2 0DB

Phone: 01227 710444

The Fordwich arms, a beautiful pub  in Fordwich, three miles east of Canterbury, has been end of last year taken over by Daniel Smith, the winner of  Observer Young Chef of the Year 2016,  ex-sous chef of The Clove Club. 175 more words

#S4S - Questions for authors

Happy Sunday to you all and here we are with this weeks Six for Sunday post! The prompt this week is “questions you have for authors.” I couldn’t decide whether to answer this prompt with six hypothetical blanket questions that could be applied to all authors or if I would ask six different questions to six different authors and then I had a terrible idea and took to Twitter in search of six authors who could instead answer one question for me. 441 more words

Book Blog

Book of the Week - Below Zero

Below Zero is the new edge-of-your-seat thriller from Dan Smith (author of Big Game and Boy X).

When Zak’s plane crash-lands on Outpost Zero, a small Antarctic research base in one of the most isolated places on Earth, he discovers a cold, dark nightmare. 35 more words

BAFTA Young Designer winner, Dan Smith announce The Spectrum Retreat

Today, Ripstone Games and BAFTA Young Game Designer winner, Dan Smith have announced that their upcoming game The Spectrum Retreat, which won through its prototype in 2016 when Dan was only 18. 481 more words


Big Game


Harrison, Year 8, Newlands

Big Game by Dan Smith

Rating: Fantastic – couldn’t put it down

13-year-old Oskari is sent into the cold wilderness on an ancient test of manhood. 62 more words


bastille my beating heart!

In the summer between my sophomore and junior years of college, I studied abroad for six weeks in Oxford, England. I still had an iPod at the time and thus still used iTunes, and every Tuesday I diligently downloaded the free single of the week in an effort to stay Cool and Hip. 575 more words