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VOTE: distinct and totally gorgeous – but which Holly Smale cover is your fave? You decide!

Holly Smale’s ‘Geek Girl’ series looks undeniably good on your bookshelf, and ‘Head Over Heels’ is certainly no different.

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So much fun and so bright and cool and… insert your own descriptions! But which one is actually the best? Vote now for your fave! Continue reading VOTE: distinct and totally gorgeous – but which Holly Smale cover is your fave? You decide!

8 YA girls who could give Kim K a run for her money PLUS win the amazing ‘Outward Blonde’

Kim K might be pretty amazeballs but she sure isn’t the only socialite on the scene, and the glitz and glam of some of our beloved YA girls certainly give the Kardashians and Hollywood starlets a run for their money.

Here’s 8 girls we think could totes make Kim K quiver in her sparkly diamond boots AND a fab chance to win 1 of 2 copies of one heck of a book, ‘Outward Blonde’!

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Bookstagrammer thebookmaiden reveals the secret ingredient for stunning snaps

Recently we got the chance to put a few questions to Tin, who runs the beautiful bookstagram account thebookmaiden. With over 10k followers and a whole host of gorgeous bookish snaps, we were thrilled to see her #bookporn editions of ‘Harry Potter‘ before practically begging her to reveal her photography secrets.

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WIN! Think your mum is bad at texting? This book compiles the VERY WORST mum texts, and you can win 1/5 copies

Technologically challenged, clumbsy thumbsy, whatever you want to call it, Mum’s have the tendency to text you cringe worthy dialogue, whether this is because they haven’t yet mastered the 21st century phone or because they live to embarrass you through all forms of communication. A hilarious collection of our all-time favourite texts from Mums, with 200 conversations over the course of 10 hilarious chapters, this book is sure to have the whole family laughing.

And guess what, we’ve got 5 brand spanking new copies of the hilarious book ready for you lucky lot to win!

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If you’re writing Newtmas fan fiction, James Dashner might actually be reading your words

‘The Fever Code’ is out in the world! So before we lose you to it, we’ve got THE interview with its esteemed and beloved author that you need to read right now.

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Let’s be right, James Dashner is a boss man. Don’t believe us? Just see these answers… (It’s going to be a very merry Newtmas, fanfic friends). Continue reading If you’re writing Newtmas fan fiction, James Dashner might actually be reading your words

QUIZ: Which YA romance quote do you need today?

Some days all we need is a dose of romance or a dash of love. Something to make your heart smile and eyes tear up with the beauty of it all.

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It doesn’t matter what kind of love you need today, we’ve got a gorgeous quote for you.

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11 books you never knew were banned!

If you ever needed proof that people can be frightened by the written word, then just look at how many books have been removed from libraries, burned, and of course, banned.

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Why gotta be hatin’? Some of the reasoning is totally bonkers… Whereas others you might think “fair enough”. But should a book EVER be banned? You decide. Here’s a list of some of the more popular titles banned by world governments. Continue reading 11 books you never knew were banned!

23 tweets about Dolores Umbridge you can’t disagree with

There’s nothing better than finding that one unifying element among your people. And when it comes to Umbridge she seems to unify a whole planet. Because she really is…

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Yeah. Something like that.

So, from kicking her in the teeth to having her fall face first into stinging nettles… here’s 23 of some of the best Umbridge tweets that you will literally agree with. Because it’s ok to hate her. It really is.  Continue reading 23 tweets about Dolores Umbridge you can’t disagree with

Author Emma Wunsch reveals the drawbacks to working in a bookshop, plus win a proof of ‘The Movie Version’

In the ‘The Movie Version’ of Amelia’s life everyone has their roles, their parts to play. But what happens when the movie and reality don’t match anymore?

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Amelia is learning to fill the role of leading lady in her own life in Emma Wunsch’s cinematic debut. Here the author herself gives you tips on becoming your own lead in your own story. Plus, you can win 1 of 5 proofs! With signed book plates! Continue reading Author Emma Wunsch reveals the drawbacks to working in a bookshop, plus win a proof of ‘The Movie Version’