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A themed book haul.

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I’m hoping that those of you who have followed this blog (hi, hello, how are you? thank you for the support) are enjoying the content thus far. 690 more words

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Review of Mark Haddon’s poetry collection, The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea

In truth, the dwarf worked in a betting shop / and wore an orthopaedic shoe. / The ugly sisters were neither sisters, nor, indeed, women, / nor were they remotely interested in the prince. 362 more words

At 20, 25, 30, we begin to realise that the possibilities of escape are getting fewer. We have jobs, children, partners, debts. This is the part of us to which literary fiction speaks. 7 more words

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What the Bible and Fifty Shades of Grey have in common, plus the other most challenged books of 2015

Explicit sexuality, offensive language, homosexuality, a religious viewpoint: Those are a few of the common objections to the 10 most challenged books of 2015, according to the American Library Association’s latest State of America’s Libraries report. 955 more words

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Ten Books That Every Teacher Should Read Or Have In Their Classroom

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list are ten books we think a certain person should read. 390 more words

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