Drake the Bookshop
Advent 2018

DRAKE the Bookshop – Day 2 of the Advent

Welcome to DRAKE the Bookshop who can be found at 27 Silver Street, Stockton-on-Tees. http://www.drakethebookshop.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/DRAKEBookshop/ @drakebookshop We are the newest independent bookshop on Teesside. We pride ourselves on being a community hub; quaint & quirky; and a great place to buy great books We asked all the bookshops to answer three Christmas questions: 1. …

Enchanted Entrance
Advent 2018

Kenilworth Books – Day 1 of the Advent

Welcome to Kenilworth Books, who can be found at 12 Talisman Square, Kenilworth, Warwickshire http://kenilworthbooks.co.uk facebook.com/KenilworthBooks @KenilworthBook “Kenilworth Books is a magical little place; it nestles in a small and lively town that sits right in the middle of the country. We have a large children’s section and plenty of fiction and non-fiction for adults, …

Apple and Knife
Monthly Preview

Books for December 2018

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction North of Dawn (9780735214231) by Naruddin Farah The premise is interesting and very apt, I really want to …

Azure
Writing Tips

Behind Blue Eyes

Eyes are the door to the soul it has been said. So let us use these adjectives to describe eyes more fully to appreciate that. ablaze affixed all-knowing alluring almond-shaped amazed beady beautiful bewitching blank blind blinking bloodshot blue blue-eyed bright brooding brown brown-eyed bu-eyed bulging burning cat-like close close-set cloudy commanding compassionate cross-eyed dancing …

Bernard the Book Buddy Bear
Competition

Favourite Childhood Books

Across on www.bookbuddy.org.uk we have just run a competition to win a BookBuddy pin and postcard, all people had to do was let us know what their favourite childhood book was in a comment on the post. We had a great response, with over 200 retweets and over 200 comments. Most people chose a single …

Jolabokaflod
Book Traditions

Jólabókaflóð

In Iceland, books are exchanged as Christmas Eve presents, then you spend the rest of the night in bed reading them and eating chocolate. The tradition is part of the season called Jólabókaflóð, or ‘Yule Book Flood’, because Iceland, which publishes more books per capita than any other country, sells most of its books between …

A Murder of Crows
Journal

A Blag Of Booksellers

Collective Noun   In linguistics, a collective noun refers to a collection of things taken as a whole. Most collective nouns in everyday speech are mundane and not specific to just one kind, such as the word “group”, which is applied to “people” in the phrase “a group of people”, but is also applied to …

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