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Fun Fact Friday – 1st May 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 1st May 2015 The British Library in Central London is the largest national library in the world (by number of items catalogued), with roughly one-hundred-and-seventy-million items inside. Around fourteen-million of these are books. Each...

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Fun Fact Friday – 24th April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 24th April 2015 In March 1856 author Charles Dickens bought the country home Gad Hill Place, in Higham Kent, from his fellow writer Eliza Lynn which he lived in until his death in 1870....

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Fun Fact Friday – 17th April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 17th April 2015 Most of you have probably seen the Tom Hank’s Academy Award-winning film Forrest Gump. However you may not all know that the film was actually an adaptation from author Winston Groom’s...

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Pseudonyms Some authors go through life using only one name, their real name, the name that they were either born with or their married name. Others choose a pen name, a pseudonym, to use throughout their entire career....

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Fun Fact Friday – 10th April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 10th April 2015 Have you ever been to a book signing? Having to stand in-line for an hour waiting to get the author to place their signature on your book. Have you ever thought...

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Fun Fact Friday – 3rd April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 3rd April 2015 Would I shock you if I told you that the first item purchase on Amazon.com was a book? – I doubt it, as Amazon was originally set up as an online...

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Fun Fact Friday – 27th March 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 27th March 2015 We all know that we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. But what about it’s title? Ever heard of a book about a green bookworm that eats through all the...

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Fun Fact Friday – 20th March 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 20th March 2015 The M6 Toll road in the West Midlands, United Kingdom, was constructed with the help of 2,500,000 Mills and Boon romance novels. 45,000 novels were needed for every mile of the...