Last Sunday marked not only the last day of April but also the last night of #readtosleepweek. This was a … Continue Reading #ReadtoSleepWeek
NB: This post contains very mild spoilers for ‘Amy and Roger’s epic detour’, Everything, Everything’, and ‘The One Memory … Continue Reading Just one more chapter, please
A few weeks ago (okay, more like months) I kept stumbling across blog posts – predominantly from fashion bloggers – … Continue Reading Never say never but, I haven’t read ‘The Book of Dust’ and I don’t think I will.
2018 is here and many of us are setting our Goodreads goals and thinking about what we might read during … Continue Reading The Books Inter Alia Reading Challenge 2018
Feature Image Credit: https://designbuzz.com/the-most-innovative-book-rack-designs/ I have only been working at a Library for a very short time – three days to … Continue Reading A library full of books
I am a book purest; I have long shunned anything but the physical, hand-held, page-turning reading experience. I vocally dislike … Continue Reading Dear Reader, I listened to the story.
Recently, I spent the morning in a job interview. One of the questions asked was ‘what book would you recommend … Continue Reading Essay: On Readership – What book would you recommend to a 14 year old boy?
I am nothing more, and possibly less than, a poetry novice. I had always shied away from poetry apart from … Continue Reading Reading Poetry
A research seminar at Bath Spa University, chaired by Maggie Gee (who also spoke at the Past, Present, and Future … Continue Reading Empathy at work: Empathy and reading and writing.
This post, accept from the last line which was edited for this post, was originally published in the Bridport News. … Continue Reading Yay for YA!
There used to be a time when a trip to the bookstore; Ottakers and later, Waterstones, would result in a … Continue Reading When to read?
The ‘End of Year Book Survey’ was first created seven years ago by Jamie on her blog The Perpetual Page … Continue Reading End of Year Book Survey: 2016
Huge Thank you to Ambient Literature, Bath Spa, and everyone else involved who made this talk possible. I have never … Continue Reading The past, present, and future of reading.
As much as I wish I were someone who could instantly become immersed in a book, no matter where I … Continue Reading Homely reading.
Originally published in the Bridport News. I wrote for them, once a week, as a guest columnist. Books are beginning to find their place online. Whilst this allows exploration of new genres and new authors in the reassurance of reviews and ratings … Continue Reading The Goodreads effect: Competitive reading?
Originally published in the Bridport News. I write for them, each week, as a guest columnist. Authors possess an incredible … Continue Reading The magic authors can conjure up.