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My Absolute Favorite Best Opening Lines/Paragraphs in Books

Sometimes an opening line can make it or break it.  As a reader, there is nothing like a great opening line that makes me even more eager to read the rest of the book.   740 more words


My Bookshelf for 2015

As anyone who needs to visit every rare or second-hand bookstore she comes across knows, all those gems you find and certainly can’t leave the store without buying quickly start to add up. 1,490 more words


Nicola Davies on Royal Society Young People’s Prize shortlist

The Royal Society Young People’s Prize shortlist, featuring Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton’s Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes, has been announced. The award aims to promote the best science writing for under-14s. 127 more words


Emma Yarlett wins English 4-11 Years Picture Book Award

The winners of the 4-11 Picture Book Awards have been announced including Emma Yarlett for Orion and the Dark in the Fiction 4-7 Years category. 130 more words


Topic: Books-The Hunger Games


This dystopian thriller takes place in what was once North America, where a totalitarian government has taken hold and control of the area, which is composed of twelve districts. 62 more words


New Adult Books Mini Review

I’ve noticed that most of my book reviews are either on young-adult fiction or classic books. Today’s post I thought I would do mini book reviews on a few of books that I read in the new adult genre.   740 more words


Steve Anthony wins Oscar’s First Book Prize

Steve Anthony’s The Queen’s Hat, the tale of the monarch’s adventure around London’s landmarks to grab back her ribboned headwear, has won the £5,000 Oscar’s First Book Prize. 192 more words