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D is for Desdemor & Datasea – RAILHEAD A-Z

To celebrate the publication of RAILHEAD, one of my all-time favourite authors Philip Reeve is here to discuss the aspects of his creation that begin with D – Desdemor and the Datasea…. There’s something beautiful about an abandoned seaside resort. I first noticed it as a child, wandering along the seafronts of Brighton in the … Continue reading

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Our Blogs (Book Community Census results 3)

Welcome to the third set of results to be published from the Book Community Census 2015 – a survey designed to understand how book reviewers, bloggers and tubers are working within the industry. Previous results have looked at bookblogging demographics and what bookbloggers and booktubers read. The final results – about how we work with … Continue reading

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If you know me even half well, you’ll be familiar with my love of Philip Reeve’s writing: from Mortal Engines, one of my top (EVER) series to Here Lies Arthur – an alternate history for the myth of King Arthur, I just can’t get enough. So my excitement has been second to none since the … Continue reading


One of the key things (for me, at least) to come out of today’s @Bloggiesta Twitter chat was the discussion about font sizes on your blog. A few years ago, it was fairly standard to have 12px sized font; that’s roughtly the size you’d have when you opened a Word document. 12pxs is quite small, … Continue reading

What We Read (Book Community Census results 2)

The second set of results to be released from the Book Community Census (read the first one – This is Us – here) is about what and how we read! We read predominantly… 91% of respondents read Young Adult fiction; that’s no surprise, given that this survey was predominantly publicised in YA circles. Again, this … Continue reading