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Pretty Spines

Hmm…what makes a book spine pretty? Its colours? Font? Design?

Pretty Spines is a series wherein the book-owner shows you some of the most attractive and beautiful book spines from their bookshelf. 98 more words


The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole - Sue Townsend

Long-term readers of this blog will remember me raving about Diary of a Wimpy Vampire back in February. I think Adrian Mole was the prototype for that book, or at least a very influential example of the comedic diary genre. 158 more words


17. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4 - Sue Townsend

novel, first edition 1982, English

“Friday  May 15th

My grandmother has just made a surprise visit. She caught us huddled round our new Camping-gaz stove eating cold beans out of a tin. 121 more words



‘I don’t know what to wear’.

We both didn’t.

I tiptoed to her wardrobe and peered over her shoulder: inside, there was only her emerald green jumper. 574 more words

Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction

Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction: Sue Townsend, June 5—12, 2016

My rating: ♦♦♦♦◊

Adrian is now working at a bookshop and his life is no less bananas. 192 more words

4 Star