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When a character just won't let you go.

I’ve been considering this a lot recently. I’ve just completed book 8 in my DCI Dani Bevan series and with each new instalment I have to decide if it will be her last. 471 more words

Arts

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ – Curve, Leicester

Photo: Pamela Raith

Watched Adrian Mole tonight. Laughed my socks off because it was dead good. Wanted to watch it all over again, but found out the cast can only do it once a night. 599 more words

Review

Book Haul - Secondhand Book Shopping

Now that my book buying ban is over (yay!) I can freely buy all the books I want again. Hah, just kidding, I’m still a poor student. 619 more words

TBR

Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years- Sue Townsend

Back to normal this week with a book review!

Due to the sheer amount of belongings that I had to bring to France, I was unable to bring any physical books, so (because I don’t  663 more words

Books

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

Bookworms

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

Book

Sue Townsend's 'The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year'

An unexpected but sympathetically humorous instance of a character with facial disfigurement in The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year (2012) by the wonderful Sue Townsend (so much for ‘non-work reading’). 518 more words

Modern