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The Reality of Raising Bookish Children

Early-morning book sales, literary avalanches and more of the charming challenges that come with raising young book lovers.

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April: A Month in Books

April showers got you down? We have good news! There are loads of excellent books, films and festivals coming up that'll help you make the most of enforced indoors time.

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Teens' Book of the Month: The Little Mermaid

Check out this month's book recommendation for teenagers: a beautiful fairy tale retelling in graphic novel form from Metaphrog. We have 5 copies to give away!

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Gary Maclean: The Masterchef Opens Up

Chef Gary Maclean tells us what food means to him and what has nourished him on his journey to winning Masterchef: The Professionals in 2016.

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Nourish: Submit Your Stories Now!

Tell us what nourishes you! We want your stories for our new writing campaign.

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Polly Clark's Top 7 Books with Heroines on the Edge

On release day of the much anticipated Larchfield, we hear from author Polly Clark about some of her favourite novels concerned with women on the edge...

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Hooray! Hooray! It’s Storytelling Day!

Hooray! Hooray! It’s Storytelling Day!

For World Storytelling Day we asked storyteller Renita Boyle to tell us what she loves about telling stories and what they can do for you!

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My top 5 Sherlock Holmes stories

Robert J. Harris is the author of the fantastic new Artie Conan Doyle Mysteries. Given his love for all things Holmes, we thought we'd ask him for his top five tales featuring the great detective!

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Shelf Life: Turn Over a New Page

As Spring is making its way tentatively into 2017, it's time to clean up your shelves and get some new reads on the go! Here are some suggestions to shake up your shelves this Spring.

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Children's Book of the Month: The Cherry Pie Princess

Check out this month's book recommendation for children: an exciting adventure story from Vivian French. We have 5 copies to give away!

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