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General Chatter, The Week in Books

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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General Chatter

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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General Chatter, Young Adult Fiction

Our top 20 young adult novels.

20 of our favourite YA Novels

Young adult fiction is becoming increasingly popular with adults let alone young adults. Just take a look at the books you see on your morning commute. We are certainly guilty of reading one or two YA novels this year and we have seriously loved them! Take a look at our top 20 YA novels that you need to read right now.

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Author of the Week

Celebrating Jodi Picoult

Celebrating Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult was born on the 19th May 1966 in New York and was raised by her parents, she was late joined by her brother. She moved to New Hampshire. Jodi wrote her first story at the age of five, and has always said that her mother and grandmother were both teachers, and their influence was very important growing up.

“You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.”
― Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper

Jodi is an American writer and is the bestselling author of 23 novels. Approximately 14 million copies of her books are in print worldwide and they have been translated into 34 languages. Her books are incredible stories, all dealing with real-life situations; suicide, school shootings and illness. She is a favourite of ours here in the office.

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