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Best Books to Prepare for Back to School

best books for back to school

It might feel like you blinked and summer was over, or perhaps you’ve been counting down the days for school to reopen! Whatever your situation, one thing for sure is that the kids need all our love and support this school year, as they navigate the next stage in their lives. To help you help them, we’ve compiled a selection of the best books to prepare your children for heading back to school.

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General Chatter, The Week in Books

Literary Quotes to Celebrate Pride

literary quotes to celebrate pride


June is Pride Month, a worldwide celebration, commemoration, recognition, and coming together of all members of the LGBT+ community. There are many different ways to celebrate pride as individuals as well as part of our communities. From parades and parties to exhibitions and art performances. You can celebrate pride loudly, quietly, in groups or by yourself.

Books have always been a fantastic resource for learning and to witness diverse representation. You can find a selection of fantastic books from fiction to biography, poetry to essays all written by writers in the LGBT+ community on our Pride books page. Below we’ve listed some of our favourite literary quotes to celebrate pride. Read ours and share your own!


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General Chatter, The Week in Books

The Best Books Celebrating Real Life Heroes

celebrating real life heroes

The last year has really shone a light on the everyday heroes of the NHS, the unsung keyworkers in retail and service industries, our teachers, social workers, community leaders, the list goes on. We’re shining a light on some of the best books that celebrate these real life heroes, as well as books which provide insight into the lives of inspirational people.

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General Chatter, Trending Books

10 Trending Non-Fiction Books of April ’21

10 trending non-fiction books

The ever-increasing appeal of non-fiction books has brought rise to a whole host of fantastic titles over the last few years. Let’s take a look at the top 10 trending non-fiction books of April. From remarkable memoirs inspiring upcoming movies to stacks of recipe and fitness books (we can’t hide from Joe Wicks!). Read on to discover the non-fiction titles trending at World of Books, and our thoughts on why!

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