Literature

The Publishing and Music Industry Partner Up

A couple of weeks ago, Bloomsbury and Spotify announced a content partnership together, which will involve Spotify offer selected titles from Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series to its audience. The 33 1/3 series is a collection of books about music, and each book focusses on one album which is discussed. The series currently has over 130… Continue reading The Publishing and Music Industry Partner Up

Literature

The Sellout & Social Media’s Implications on Customer Power

The last book I read was The Sellout by Paul Beatty. A contemporary Man Booker award winning novel addressing race and class issues in America through satire, it was a very enjoyable read. It follows the narrator’s efforts to put the town Dicken’s back on the map – where it had previously been removed out… Continue reading The Sellout & Social Media’s Implications on Customer Power

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The Hanging Club & The British Quidditch Cup

Hey guys! Today’s blog post covers three things –The Hanging Club by Tony Parsons, book news, and The British Quidditch Cup! Having finished The Hanging Club I’m bummed to say it was a disappointment. The ending lacked a big twist and the pace was too slow with not enough action. This was unexpected, when I… Continue reading The Hanging Club & The British Quidditch Cup

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What’s Top Of The Charts, YA Novels and Falling Literacy Rates

Okay, before I get to the stories that have caught my eye recently, first I have some very happy news – at least to me!! Fiction is back at the top of the UK bestsellers charts!! The last few months I’ve seen health books topping the charts, full of clean-eating advice. I’m not one for… Continue reading What’s Top Of The Charts, YA Novels and Falling Literacy Rates