Tag Archives: books

February 25

1. Visit an event in London during academic book week – 4 – 9 March 2019 #London #Books #AcBookWeek

Academic Book Week, the week-long celebration of the role and diversity in academic publishing, is returning from 4-9 March 2019 with an exciting line-up of events. Here are a few events of note Theology Slam Live Final – A search for new theological writers and communicators (aged 18-30) who can bring theology to bear on the […]

January 12

The Voice Star Sisaundra Lewis interviews Elaine Howard, Author of Passion in the Bones:

We all get by with a little help from our friends. Throughout her life, attorney and certified coach Elaine Howard battled academic struggles, low self-esteem, and an eating disorder. The one person who was a constant ray of light was her childhood friend, Sisaundra Lewis (star of The Voice, Season 6, Team Blake). Howard recounts how Lewis […]

May 11

visit London’s first annual Chinese book festival held in China Town (Friday 12 to Sunday 14 May 2017)

China Exchange presents China in Context, London’s first annual festival celebrating Chinese writers and writing, held in partnership with Cypress Books. Running from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 May 2017 11am-8pm, the festival will feature a host of inspiring events exploring literature, publishing and poetry, all in the heart of London’s Chinatown. There will be […]

February 25

Listen to the Crawf and Boothey Podcast – books, movies, life!

Fancy listening to a lively and punchy podcast? Join Crawf and Boothey on their weekly show. Download or stream the weekly podcast on this link, perfect for your journey home. One Follow their recommendations on books, movies and life! Two Win some serious flash money with their weekly ‘shoe-in’ bet. Three Enjoy the flames and […]

February 23

Here we interview Eva Holland, author of the novel ‘The Daughters Secret’

Eva Holland has just had her debut novel ‘The Daughters Secret‘ published by Orion books. How much research did you do before writing The Daughters Secret?  I didn’t do any research before I started to write. I started with the character, Rosalind, and the situation she found herself in when she discovered that the man […]

December 03

Read ‘Learning to Speak American’ – the debut novel by Colette Dartford

After the tragic death of their only child, Lola and Duncan Drummond’s last chance to regain their lost happiness and rebuild their marriage lies in a trip to America.  Day tripping in the heart of California’s wine region, the couple stumble across a derelict house in Napa Valley that’s crying out for love and attention. […]

November 30

Read our interview with Maggie Mitchell, author of the novel Pretty Is

What things go through your mind when you are deciding on a plot for a new novel? As a first-time novelist, I’m not yet sure how to answer this question! For my first novel, I circled and circled around and idea that had obsessed me for a long time, and finally I pounced. That seems […]

November 21

Take your child to see Dr Seuss’s The Lorax at The Old Vic

Inspired by Dr. Seuss’s classic tale, The Lorax tells of a moustachioed and cantankerous critter who’s on a mission to protect the earth from the greedy, tree-chopping, Thneed-knitting businessman known only as The Once-ler. Book Tickets  Adapted by David Greig and brought to the stage by acclaimed director Max Webster (James And The Giant Peach, […]

Amnesty Book Sale June 08

Buy books at the Legendary Amnesty Book Sale, London

Amnesty International Book Sale 9am-5pm Saturday 20 June 2015 Church of the Ascension, Dartmouth Row, London SE10 8BF 10 minutes walk up Lewisham Hill from Lewisham National Rail, and DLR Station   The annual Amnesty International Book Sale hosted by the Amnesty Blackheath and Greenwich Group is on Saturday 20 June 9am-5pm at the Church […]

January 23

5 things Helen Russell has learnt about living in Denmark – read The Year of Living Danishly

Yesterday I went to the book launch party of Helen Russell’s book – The Year of Living Danishly. Helen is a journalist and the former editor of MarieClaire.co.uk. This book has the catchy tagline of ‘Uncovering the Secrets of the World’s happiest country’. Here are five things that Helen has learnt in her two years […]

October 13

Declutter your Kindle

Your Kindle book reader is probably full of books that you don’t read. It could be argued that you read less because you are focussing on too many books. Spend fifteen minutes deleting/archiving all books that you don’t read. Just spend time enjoying one and appreciate every turn.