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Monday’s Twitter Takeover: Author of ‘Flirty Dancing’ @JennyMcLachlan1 will be answering your Q’s on @maximumpop from 7pm

Books are just awesome aren’t they? We’ve found another cracker that you need sitting proudly on your book shelf.

Flirty Dancing‘  by Jenny McLachlan tells a warm, nuanced, hilarious story about friendship, fortitude . . . and dancing is impossible not to fall in love with!

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We’ve got Jenny herself taking over the @maximumpop account on Monday at 7pm. This is your chance to answer questions about the characters, get your own writing tips or just generally have a natter!

Head on over to @maximumpop on Monday at 7pm and use the hashtag #FlirtyDancingMaxPop

If that’s not enough reason to join in Jenny will also be running a competition to put someone’s name into the third book in the series! Can we have a dog called Maximum Pop! in the third instalment please?

Buy Flirty Dancing on Amazon for just £3.85

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And the winners are…Tuesday’s Comp of the Day: Win a copy of ‘Flirty Dancing’ by Jenny McLachlan.

@tamalyn1 @StarGirlLiv @truforddanes @vicky_s_owens @Shabz_2012 @bookluva3 @ifyouseeeloise @SammiJade93 @purpaulapoppins @Cheesy_Grinner have a good read!!!

Flirty Dancing‘ tells a warm, nuanced, hilarious story about friendship, fortitude . . . and dancing is impossible not to fall in love with!

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Virginia Bergin chats to us about dream casting ‘The Rain’ movie.

Virginia Bergin had a chat with us about who she’d like to cast as actors and actresses when ‘The Rain’ makes it on to the big screens. Fingers crossed a big shot director makes this happen soon. WE CAN’T WAIT MUCH LONGER.

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And the winners are…Wednesday’s Comp of the Day: Win a copy of ‘The Rain’ by Virginia Bergin

Welcome to our book club @1irish4brits_1D, @niallcool9990, @booktuation, @MillyYMA, @nanaxmurs, @m4ttr1987, @RosamundMW, @NyahWilder, @cobbiecollinge and @karlfoxley!

July has been all about ‘The Rain’ by Virginia Bergin here at Maximum Pop!. We can’t get enough of this thrilling book and with all the thunder and lightening battering England last week, we started to wonder if what we read was coming alive!
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MP!er Jennifer shares her thoughts on cling-to-your-seat thriller ‘The Rain’ by Virginia Bergin

YOU REVIEW: MP!er Jennifer shares her thoughts on ‘The Rain’ by Virginia Bergin. The first in a series of cling to your seat sci-fi thrillers. 

the rain2Describe the plot of ‘The Rain’ in a tweet – less than 140 characters please!
Years ago an asteroid was heading for earth, a rocket was fired at it and it was smashed to smithereens. That was the beginning of the end for everyone on earth. A bacterium has been inside the asteroid and now it is in the rain and killing people that it touches. This is the story as told by Ruby Morris. (Bit longer than asked for, I got carried away!)

What genre would you class the book as?
Sci-Fi/ Thriller

What was the best bit?
My favourite bit was when Ruby went shopping along Oxford Street, suddenly she saw the most gorgeous person ever! In the end she managed to figure out it was a beautiful guy who gave her a stunning make over. It made me giggle how surreal this part of the book was with everything going on. The book makes you laugh as well as want to scream… in a good way.

Anything you didn’t like?
No! It was a well written book and told in a way that kept you wanting to read more. It makes you wonder what the world would be like if it happened, I kept looking out of the window at the dark sky filled with clouds and thinking what if?!

Would you recommend ‘The Rain’ to your friends?
Yes, in fact I’ve already recommended it to my friends and family.

Do you think it would appeal to girls or boys more? Or both?
I think it’s suitable for everyone, I read this book in 2 days and it’s not often that I can’t book a book down.

Anything else you’d like to tell us about the book?
I can’t wait to read the sequel ‘The Storm’ so I can find out what has happened to Ruby, I want to know if her dad and brother turn up at the house!

Follow our #BookClub for all things ‘The Rain’ in July. There’s free chapter giveaways, competitions and exclusive content, only on Maximum Pop!