Hermione and Harry?

So it has come to my attention on Twitter this morning that in an interview with Wonderland magazine, J.K. Rowling admitted that despite being one of the cutest couples in literature- wait for… Continue reading

Top Ten: Families you wouldn’t want to spend Christmas with

I found this one quite hard actually! My mind went blank when I had to think of literary families I don’t find too pleasant, so I’d be happy to read any suggestions.  … Continue reading

My interview with poet Angela Readman

Well everyone I have finally done it- my first interview with a writer! As featured on the Guardian’s Tees Valley Noticeboard at  http://teesvalley.n0tice.com There is a link to Angela’s winning poem at the bottom… Continue reading

How do you like your books? Asks a book store in Chicago

Print v.s. Kindle

There’s very few things as satisfying as a book. No seriously. I’m not just talking about a cosy night in with a bar of chocolate, a bottle  glass of red and your favourite… Continue reading

Review: Mad About the Boy- Helen Fielding

    She taught us that sliding down a fire station pole in a skirt is never a good thing, vodka and Chaka Khan is the way forward in times of crisis and… Continue reading

Dark Tudor series are finally coming to our screens!

After The Other Boleyn Girl, The Tudors and The White Queen have been splashed across our screens it was only a matter of time before Hilary Mantel’s award-winning novels made an appearance too.… Continue reading

She reads books..

An extremely true quote from Anne Dillard

Mad About the Boy- or mad about killing off Mark Darcy?

Mr Darcy is one of the most famous and well-known characters in the canon of English literature. Stepping from the pages of Jane Austen’s beloved Pride and Prejudice, we love him for his… Continue reading

Roald Dahl Day

“The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives’- Matilda.      I think it’s wonderful that we have a Roald Dahl day to celebrate… Continue reading