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The Weepers – Seven Books to Make You Sob

Our intern Maddie St Clair Baker gives us her top weepy books. Featured Image from Flimsy The Kitten.

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Posted in Blog by Emma Stokes
Life of a Work Experience

Life of a Work Experience

Hi everyone, it's that time of the week again! Sadly, it's our fantastic intern's last day at the office.  Fortunately though, Lily has written an excellent blog post on her time here and gives some great tips on how to prepare yourself to ensure a great placement.  Have a super weekend! 

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Posted in Blog by Emma Stokes
Best Biographical Books on Some of History’s Most Famous Women

And... we're back! Sorry its been a while since our last blog post but it's been mad at the office lately! However, be prepared... because our up-coming blog posts will inspire and make you want to run down to the bookshop (always good to do so, though). 

In this new post, our Spanish intern - Lucia Vazquez - brings you her favourite women's biographical books. Have a look!

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Posted in Blog by Carmen Jimenez

It is nearly the end of January - how are you New Year’s resolutions coming along? Many people Olivia Payne knows vow each January 1st that this is going to be the year that they read more books, but spend this important first month taking naps and watching Netflix. If this sounds like you, then she is here to help you shake up your reading habits to make 2016 the year that you become a better reader.

 

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Posted in Blog by Carmen Jimenez
What First Encouraged Me to Consider a Career in Publishing?

Another Friday, another blog post. This time, about a very special project developed at Lucy Cavendish College: The Fifty Project - Fifty Poems.

To discover more about it, just keep reading.... 

We hope you enjoy it!
 

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Posted in Blog by Carmen Jimenez
YA Books and Authors you HAVE to have on your shelf

It's OK if you are a Young Adult Fiction Lover. You have our permission. You can actually read these books even if you are no longer, by any stretch of the imagination, young. 

In fact, you'll find that these books often have provocative themes and complex characters that are the equal of most of the books you'll find on the 'Adult Fiction' shelves these days. 

Our interns Lena and Victoria have come up with this list. We hope you like it!

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Posted in Blog by Carmen Jimenez
Sunday Sorting

Sunday Sorting

It's Leigh Horan's last day at John Blake Publishing and we are all sad about her leaving. She has decided to write a blog post  about The Book Trade Charitya wonderful organisation which help those in need within the Book Trade.

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Posted in Blog by Carmen Jimenez
One Direction 'Splits'

One Direction 'Splits'

News on One Direction splitting up are all over the internet and yes, we are shocked too! What is the real reason behind the news? Will they ever be coming back? Author Sarah Oliver gives us her opinion. Check what she has to say about it... 

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Posted in Blog by Carmen Jimenez
The Near Misses of The Man Booker Prize

In light of the recent release of The Man Booker Prize 2015 longlist, our lovely intern Abby has decided to look back at some of the world's most renowned authors who didn't quite make it to the top spot over the past fifty years since the award's inception...

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Posted in Blog by Carmen Jimenez
Colouring Away

Colouring Away

Our work experience, Matt Bugler, takes a look at the colouring book craze. Time to jump in! 

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Posted in Blog by Lorna Mackinnon

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