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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

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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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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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10 Trending Fiction Books of March ’21

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As we enter into Spring and leave the cold behind, we’re taking a look at the top 10 trending fiction books of March. It’s been a wild month full of uncertainty, hope, nostalgia, and discovery. Read on to find out which titles have been trending at World of Books, and some reasons why! From books awaiting their highly anticipated adaptations in 2021 to old classics, we just can’t get enough of…

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5 Things to Love About Roy Grace

5 things to love about roy grace


Peter James’ bestselling Roy Grace crime series is soon to be brought to life on the small screen with ITV. John Simm will be playing Detective Inspector Roy Grace, the Brighton-based sleuth who’s captured the attention of crime and mystery readers across the globe. The Roy Grace TV adaptation begins on March 14th, so in celebration of Peter James’ fantastic detective, we want to share five things to love about Roy Grace.

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