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Category Archive: Starter Packs

Famous Stories That Almost Never Were

Many famous books are known for their realistic and inspiring plots. But have you ever wondered how they came to be? Are they pure unadulterated fiction or simply a case of art imitates life? We take a peek at three perennial favourites:   Stephen King – Carrie Today we celebrate the brilliant author of classic […]

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Neil Gaiman Books That Will Make You Love Him

With numerous fantasy book awards, Neil Gaiman is a must-know for all things fantastical. Here’s an introduction to some spellbinding books that we’re sure will make him one of your favourite authors. Source:   Neverwhere You may think twice about helping others after this story. Source: Richard Mayhew is an average man, but […]

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10 Best Book Covers of 2018

Book covers are incredibly important. They’re the first things you see before picking it out from the shelves. Today, we’ve picked ten of our favourite book covers of 2018. Did your favourites make the list? 1. The Afterlives by Thomas Pierce Source: Here’s a clever design that makes sense and doesn’t at the same […]

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The Ultimate Halloween Reading List

Halloween is the perfect time for scary stories, and we’ve decided to brave through nightmares, angry spirits and murderous psychopaths to bring you this list of scary books.   If you’re a horror movie junkie, why not try reading horror stories instead? It goes without saying that movies will always miss parts of the original […]

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The Dark Side of Roald Dahl

Everyone’s favourite children’s author has also written surprisingly dark and morbid short stories for adults. Here’s an introduction to some selected stories, but be warned, they are quite unnerving!   The Landlady Source: You’ll never feel comfortable in a B&B ever again after this story! Here’s how it goes…  17-year-old Billy Weaver is travelling […]

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