National Reading Movement

National Reading Day 2018 Challenge

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Calling all tertiary students!! We want to hear all about your experience with reading and reward you for it! As part of National Reading Day on 28 July 2018, the NLB is organizing a contest specially for students who study in any of these MOE-registered institutes of higher learning. Here’s your chance to get creative […]

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4 Books that Inspired Great Musicals

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Everyone has their favourite musicals, and it’s likely that one of yours is in this list! Behind every great musical lies an epic original story. Here are four for you to read!   The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux Source: http://po.st/vS7abt The Phantom of the Opera is one of the most well-known and […]

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Imran Hashim: The Brain Behind the Thong

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It’s been said that behind every successful man there is a woman, but behind the successful chick-lit novel, Annabelle Thong, is a man named Imran Hashim. Imran travelled to France to pursue his postgraduate studies, and the novel came about when his friends were tickled by his hilarious email updates on his life in Paris. […]

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Thrilling Plays that will Mess with Your Sleep Schedule

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We know what you’re thinking: plays are better seen than read. But some plays are so beautifully written, engrossing, and funny that you’ll read them straight through! Especially as the reading goes much faster when most of the text is dialogue. 😏 You don’t have to be a die-hard theatre fan to enjoy these captivating […]

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Romeo and Juliet Retold

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Since Shakespeare’s time, there have been several retellings of Romeo and Juliet. These retellings vary in degree on how loose the adaptations are. Some use a different set of characters or outcomes, while others set the story in another time period, and some even feature different rivalling forces. But with so many different adaptations, it […]

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Funny Books to Cheer You Up

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We all have days where things just don’t go right and we feel a little down. That’s why today, we’ve come up with a great list of books that’ll cheer you up in different ways. Whether you need a good dose of dark humour or a romantic escape, we’ve got the book for you!Good Omens […]

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