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Lights, Camera, Action! Book Trailers

You know, I’ve been watching a lot – I mean, a LOT – of book trailers on YouTube lately. I blame the suggestion section of Youtube. 166 more words


Cloud Busting

This week we started some English work on Cloud Busting by Malorie Blackman and it just so happens that this week is anti bullying week. 144 more words


(A Writer's) Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This

I love the Malorie Blackman quote we posted earlier today about writing from the heart, because that is what it is all about.

I have written on a freelance basis for years, since writing a weekly satirical column for a local rag in my early twenties. 220 more words


QOTD - Malorie Blackman - Write from the heart ...

Write from the heart as well as the head.  Write about what makes you angry, what moves you to tears, the things about which you feel passionately. 

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Book Review – Noughts and Crosses

Noughts and Crosses

(Noughts and Crosses #1)

by Malorie Blackman

Genre: YA, dystopia, romance


Two young people are forced to make a stand in this thought-provoking look at racism and prejudice in an alternate society.

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Noughts and Crosses series - Malorie Blackman

As well as Harry Potter, the Noughts and Crosses series was my favourite books growing up. I remember my best friend at the time reading the first book when we were 11 and wanting to eagerly read it too, so went to the bookshop and used my book tokens to purchase not only the first book but all three (talk about a risky investment!). 473 more words