12 books to celebrate #YorkshireDay

One of the great powers of a book is to transport you to another place. So, in honour of Yorkshire Day, here are some books set in Yorkshire to transport you there from the comfort of your chair. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte Told through a series of letters, this is one … Continue reading 12 books to celebrate #YorkshireDay

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Beautiful landscapes and their literary links

In celebration of National Parks Week, here are a few UK beauty spots and some of their literary links. Exmoor According to the Exmoor National Park website, Exmoor has a history dating back to Mesolithic times. The activities of the people who lived on the land over this time have shaped the land, as well … Continue reading Beautiful landscapes and their literary links

Three bookish ways to celebrate #NationalTequilaDay

Who knew National Tequila Day was even a thing? Tequila is somewhat of a 'marmite' drink; you either love it or you hate it. So, here are some ways to celebrate the day in bookish style, while drinking something that doesn't make your face contort like you're chewing a wasp: 1. Read a book that … Continue reading Three bookish ways to celebrate #NationalTequilaDay

From the web: Why the Printed Book Will Last Another 500 Years by Adam Sternbergh (via Lithub.com)

This lovely piece by Adam Sternbergh sums up exactly how I feel about books and the different media they come in. I love hardback books for their beautiful ageless feel (I once bought a special edition of┬áThe Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy - Trilogy in Five Parts by Douglas Adams, specifically because it was leather … Continue reading From the web: Why the Printed Book Will Last Another 500 Years by Adam Sternbergh (via Lithub.com)