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Think of the Authors!

On the 1st of January 1900 something magical happened (in my opinion.) The Net Book Agreement (NBA) was put in place, an agreement between The Publishers Association (TPA) and booksellers that allowed publishers to set a price book shops were allowed to sell books at. This meant that consumers weren’t ripped off when buying books, […]

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Oh the places I want to go

Oh the places I want to go! There’s so many amazing locations around the world, places that have inspired readers and writers alike. As someone who has desires of Wanderlust but the wallet and will of a homebody I thought the next best thing to actually going to these places was to just write about […]

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The Saga of Darren Shan

I was first introduced to Darren Shan through the movie The Vampire’s Assistant, I loved the feeling of magic that the film had and instantly fell in love with it. Then while at a second hand bookshop I found the first three books in The Saga of Darren Shan, the books the film was based […]

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I <3 Charity shops!

There are 10,500 charity shops in the UK supporting loads of different charities from Shelter to RSPCA, these shops bringing in £110 million a year for their charities. It’s a huge way to support an organisation of your choice and spoil yourself at the same time, and what better way to spoil yourself than with […]

Save Our Libraries! picture from library
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Save Our Libraries!

Going to the library was my first introduction to reading. I used to spend hours there, I’m pretty sure the librarians used to shudder when they saw me coming because I always had a list of books I needed ordering in, as well as a good relationship I had with my school library. I loved […]