What can you do to make the world a better place? If you follow me on Twitter (I’m @magic_kitten – come and say hello!) you might have noticed me tweeting about #TeamNice. If you want to know all the details, [Read more]
Lara’s life is far from perfect, but being an upbeat kind of person she saves her venting for her diary. It’s the only place she can let out her true feelings about the family dramas and hideous bullying she has [Read more]
Just a short episode this week with Kate, as we’ve got lots to do preparing for Essex Book Festival, which launches on 1st March 2015 – hear about the events Kate and Rob are chairing, our trip to Drink Shop [Read more]
On Tuesday 17th February, Rob and I were very pleased to be invited by Will of Vintage to head along to Drink Shop Do, on Caledonian Road near King’s Cross in London, to Speakeasy Presents 10 for ’15 – ten novelists [Read more]
It’s the February episode of Adventures With Words Young Adult Edition, and this month Kate talks to Vanessa Curtis about her new novel The Earth Is Singing, telling the story of the Jews of Riga during World War Two.
My name is Hanna Michelson. I am fifteen. I am Latvian. I live with my mother and grandmother. My father is missing – taken by the Russians. I’m training to be a dancer. But none of that matters now. Because [Read more]
We mentioned on our latest podcast that the shortlist for The Folio Prize would be announced today, and here it is! Eight titles, from which one winner will be chosen, and announced 23rd March 2015…
This week Rob and Kate look at what makes a classic book after attending the Picador Classic Day at Foyles Charing Cross, as well as previewing their picks of the Essex Book Festival.
One in six adults in the UK find reading difficult and may never pick up a book. For keen readers, this can be easy to forget, as it’s second nature for some. This reluctance could be for a number of [Read more]
WE’RE RON BURGUNDY! Rob and Rich are back and reading off the teleprompter in capital letters for Anchorman 2.