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#JaneAusten200: New £10 note dedicated to Jane Austen unveiled

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At long last, The Bank of England have unveiled the new £10 which features Jane Austen, and it is perfect.

Instragram: Do your followers read your captions?


I recently did a Twitter poll to find out whether your followers on Instagram really do read your captions. The results were interesting.

A review: 'Confetti Confessions', a collection of micro-poems by Holly Ducarte


I haven't even started this review yet, and I already know I am not going to do justice to this book. Confetti Confessions, which is a anthology of micro poetry, is a beautifully written and relatable body of work by the talented Holly Ducarte. And a book that you must read immediately. 

I'm a slow reader - get over it // The Reader's Review


Right, I obviously love reading. I love books. I just love paper in general (seriously you should see how many empty notebooks I've got and my ever mounting TBR pile).

Q&A with Beverley Lee, author of YA supernatural novel, The Making of Gabriel Davenport


The muse runs in our blood and won't be silenced.



First, she released a hidden and ancient darkness which changed the life of Gabriel Davenport forever. Now, author Beverley Lee is back with her sequel, A Shining in the Shadows, to scare us all one more time. Here she gives us a sneaky peak behind the creative curtain, and an insight into her characters and blossoming career.

Q&A with Joseph T. Pickett, debut author of Becoming the Conqueror


Writing is like walking through fog towards a home: at first, you see only mist. Take a few steps forward and a vague outline emerges.


Already setting a strong precedent with his debut novel Becoming the Conqueror, Joseph T. Pickett looks set to make his mark on the historical fiction world. Now, with book two on the way, Pickett gives us an insight into his journey towards becoming an  author, and why he chose the legend, William the Conqueror.

4 Tips to Beat the Instagram Algorithm // The Reader's Review

I think we can all agree that the latest Instagram algorithm causes anger and confusion wherever it strikes. And despite an outpour of complaints from it's users, Instagram seems pretty insistent on keeping it the way it is. At least for now.