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Taking refuge in a book

I sent the Resident IT Consultant into the offices of the Stirling Observer last week, bearing gifts. Every year they collect – new – toys for various charities, to give to children who might otherwise not receive any Christmas presents, due to circumstances in their lives. 527 more words

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The effect of jail, and stealing a book

Or how good comes from bad.

Very pleased for Alex Wheatle who won the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize last night, with his book Crongton Knights. Congratulations! 204 more words

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#NFOL2016 Day 3: Jenn Ashworth and Jon McGregor

On the 10th November, day three of the 2016 Nottingham Festival of Literature, I attended an event featuring Jenn Ashworth in conversation with Jon McGregor. Taking place at THiNK in Cobden Chambers in the city centre, the evening was introduced by Matthew Welton, a professor in creative writing at the University of Nottingham. 588 more words

Nottingham Festival Of Literature

The Mitford Society Loves

Is there anything more honnish than an autumnal read? Although I receive many books ahead of their publication date, I prefer to squirrel some away until the right moment. 775 more words

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Fell – Jenn Ashworth

I have been a fan of Jenn Ashworth’s for quite sometime. Ever since our lovely mutual friend Emma Jane Unsworth popped a copy of A Kind of Intimacy… 1,720 more words

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5 Books Recently Added to my TBR

Whether it’s due to reading a few novels that I’ve really enjoyed one-after-the-other or the fact that so many great books are being published and talked about lately, I’ve been adding so many titles to my TBR. 570 more words

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Blog Tour: Fell by Jenn Ashworth

I’m delighted to be taking part in the blog tour for Fell – Jenn Ashworth’s latest novel, which was published yesterday (14 July) by Sceptre. 686 more words

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