Interview with a Bookstagrammer: Forget Me Not Originals

If you’ve only just stumbled on our Interview with a Bookstagrammer series then welcome! We’re constantly astonished by the range of styles, skills and stories that Bookstagrammers bring to the platform so wanted to share some of these with you.…

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5 Steps to Organising a Reading Retreat at Home

In recent years, we’ve treated ourselves an overnight reading retreat at the historic Gladstone’s Library in Hawarden, but this year it’s sadly been cancelled due to Covid-19. So with restrictions tightening everywhere (and birthdays coming up), we decided to gift…

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The BFR Round Up – September 2020

Back to school and work! It’s been SO good to have more of a routine this month. It doesn’t feel completely established yet, but we’re some of the way there. Although lockdown measures have tightened here, we’ve taken the chance…

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Children’s Book Review: Mythopedia: An Encyclopedia of Mythical Beasts and Their Magical Tales by Good Wives and Warriors

As a kid I would sit on my own during lunch break and read mythological encyclopedias so when Laurence King Publishing offered us a review copy of Mythopedia, I leapt at the chance. I confess that we have a few…

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A Day Out in Brontë Country

If you long for windswept inspiration, then fly straight to Brontë country and walk the hills that inspired the three Brontë sisters, Charlotte, Anne and Emily to write their classic gothic novels. Haworth lies at the heart of this area…

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