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A note on performance poetry

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Poetry for the Stage and the Page

You don’t need to wander lonely as a cloud to express your feelings and opinions, or compare your love to a summer’s day to be a poet. Poets of the 21st century are popularising performance poetry once again. Spoken word has become a genre of its own. Open mic poetry nights are popping up everywhere from urban main streets to small country towns. Continue Reading

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World Book Day Costumes | The Do’s and Don’ts

Costume

By Sarah Kneath.

It’s coming close to that time of year again. The day parents up and down the country discuss in hushed tones in quiet corners, shuddering over the ghosts of World Book Day past. Sadly, for most parents, the days when children were just given a voucher and had a book fair are done, it’s all about the costumes these days. Now, before you go delving into the dressing up box in a blind panic, here are some handy tips to help you get prepared.

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Books to Look out for in 2019

Books we are looking forward to in 2019

By Admin

We are avid bookworms here at World of Books, and many of us are setting our reading goals quite high this year. Many fantastic books hit our shelves last year, discovering new authors, up and coming authors or even the next in a series got us rather excited here at World of Books. We have compiled a list of some cracking books that will be hitting our shelves and TBR piles in 2019.

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Books you need to read this Halloween.

Books you need to read this Halloween

Creepy stories and pumpkin spiced lattes go hand in hand and will get you in the mood for Halloween this year.

From the King of horror fiction to debut authors, we have assembled a list of novels that you need to read this season. Check out our spooky favourites below.

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