Getting Back Into Reading. Guest Post by Morgan Bell

shortstoriesMaybe you can barely concentrate on novels. Maybe you buy books with good intentions but really struggle to read them. Morgan gives tips to get back to the pleasure in books you remember as a kid or teen.

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And the Winner Is …

Though the literary world seems abuzz with Man Booker fever over a novel that sounds like Stephen Hawking meets Psycho, the #LoveOzYA community is celebrating the winners of the Inky Awards.

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If you haven’t heard of the Inkies, don’t despair. Once upon a time no one had heard of the Man Booker Prize either – or the Oscars.

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Cloudwish, by Fiona Wood

Wishes aren’t real. Are they?

24248906Vân Uoc knows the score. She’s a scholarship kid in an exclusive school and under no illusion about fitting into the designer-clothes-and-huge-house set. It hasn’t prevented her crushing on A-lister and rowing star Billy Gardiner. When Billy takes notice of her just after she’s made a wish, it has to be coincidence. Doesn’t it?

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