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Set The Boy Free

It’s been 29 years since British band The Smiths split up and a lot has happened since singer Morrissey and guitarist Johnny Marr parted ways. Not only has Johnny Marr played for various British bands including Indie Punk band The Cribs, he is just about to release his memoirs entitled ‘Set The Boy Free’. Today, The Guardian paper delivered a ...

Let Winnie the Pooh cheer you up

A. A. Milne’s Winnie The Pooh has recently marked its 90th year anniversary, and who can ever forget about the adorable yellow bear and his set of wistful friends? Milne’s kids’ book-series are filled with life gems any reader can relate to even in adulthood. Wise words don’t always have to come from the mouth of eminent figures, sometimes our ...

Is Luke Cage The Hero We’ve Been Asking For?

Marvel fans around the globe have had a lot to shout about recently: a new Spider-Man joining the Avengers, Jon Berthnal finally doing the Punisher character some justice, but the news that got many excited was the potential for a Defenders TV series on Netflix in 2013. Since that date, we’ve had Charlie Cox boss it as Daredevil, a character ...

6 Types of Fiction-book Readers

I know you’re probably thinking ‘here we go again. Another article trying to out everything into types.’ Well, loosen up and don’t fret because this article is just a little bit of fun. Who knows, a fellow bookworm might actually read this and think, ‘oh, I’m that type of reader sometimes.’ The beautiful truth about readers is that they are all unique. So, sit back and relax; see if you can find yourself in this list of 6 types of fiction-book readers.
The Quick Reader





There’s always that one friend who reads at the speed of lightening. I don’t know how but they manage to do it. That one friend (or more) gets through a chunky backpack-breaking novel in a few days, or even a couple of hours. How impressive and scary!
The Slow Reader





The slow reader: you’re at the opposite end of the spectrum. It’s takes days, weeks or even months to finish a novel. That’s just how you read and you love it. You get to live in the imaginary world of your book for longer. Sometimes

Have Yourself A Merry Bookish Party

Summer has come to an end and you’ve been to your fair share of parties. You’ve even managed to host a party that did not end up in a disaster and had non-stop laughter. Maybe it’s time to throw a bookish themed party for all your friends and family. Here are 4 ways to have a merry bookish party. Ready, ...

5 Reasons Why You Should Read Chick-Lit Novels

I know what you are thinking: ‘Chick-Lit, why would I read that rubbish?’ Well, you are missing out on some darn good books. I think the Chick-Lit genre is so fun to read! So, stop what you are doing, get rid of that ‘you’re boring me to death book’ and let your reading be transformed.   Down To Earth and ...

7 Classic Novels To Add To Your Bookshelf

What’s a bookshelf without a few loved classic novels? Imagine curling up with a warm drink to a tale that transports you to the green fields of a Victorian country-side, the streets of fashionable London, or the southern ranches of North America. Have no clue what classics to add to your bookshelf? Worry not, bookworms. Here are 7 classic novels to ...

When A Novel Becomes A Film

For decades, it seems like film directors have a radar for novels that could  become a film- fanatic or a book-worm’s dream. From Bram Stroker’s Dracula and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby to John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, book-lovers have had the joy of seeing their best-loved novels transferred to the big screen. Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar and ...

Book review – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts 1 and 2

Even for a writer such as me, it is quite hard to put down in words, the myriad of emotions that I felt after reading this book. Amongst all of them though , one feeling tops the list – that of wanting more! More of Harry, more of Albus and in short, more of the magical world of Hogwarts. And for a crazed Potter fan ...

Harry Potter’s No Match For Winnie-the-Pooh

Favourite childhood book characters seem to have a special place in the hearts of many readers. Whether they are brave and adventurous or kind and smart, these characters are embedded with qualities that inspire children even as they transition into adulthood. Commissioned by the Reading Agency, a survey was produced which sought to find UK’s most -loved childhood book character. ...

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