Cracking picks for the little reader: The best new books for child | Books | Entertainment

– Steve Anton’s Unplugged will appeal to parents who worry about their children and computers PICTURE BOOKS Parents who worry about their children staring at screens all day will approve of Steve Antony’s UNPLUGGED (Hodder Children’s Books, £6.99). Blip spends most of her time plugged into her computer. More...

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By admin On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Game of Thrones: Song of Ice and Fire – NEW BOOK Fire and Blood’s cover revealed | Books | Entertainment

Whilst sadly it’s not The Winds of Winter, it is the first volume of Fire and Blood – a two-part companion. The cover that’s been released is for the German edition, Feuer und Blut. Sharing it on Twitter More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Solve It Like Sherlock book review: A must for amateur detectives and super-sleuths | Books | Entertainment

One is the supremely logical way in which the master detective analyses evidence to solve cases. The other is the equally glorious manner in which the author builds up the tension in telling the story If you’re More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Winds of Winter release – George RR Martin on Game of Thrones book | Books | Entertainment

The hard-working author admitted during an overseas interview that other projects he has ideas for have tended to take a back-seat to the A Song of Ice and Fire series, which sparked the TV phenomenon Game of More...

By admin On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Denise Mina: My six best books – To Kill A Mockingbird and One Hundred Years of Solitude | Books | Entertainment

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee Vintage Classics, £7.99 I didn’t read much as a child but I read this several times. I thought it amazing that you could talk about complex social issues through a simple More...

By admin On Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Bookworm review: Lucy Mangan looks back at the books that inspired her | Books | Entertainment

LUCY MANGAN’S passionate, amusing and nostalgic reflection upon her favourite children’s books deserves to become as much of a classic as the novels she revisits. The magic of Bookworm lies in its evocative More...

By admin On Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Two Sisters: Into the Syrian Jihad review: A damning indictment | Books | Entertainment

Now the journalist-turned-author returns with Two Sisters, an investigation into the lives of two teenagers from Norway who went to Syria to join the so-called holy war or jihad. The girls, Ayan, 19, and Leila More...

By admin On Friday, March 16th, 2018

British Book Awards: David Walliams, Tim Peake and Philip Pullman shortlisted | Books | Entertainment

Walliams is nominated for Bad Dad while Pullman is shortlisted for La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One which marked a return to the world of His Dark Materials. The pair will compete for the title More...

By admin On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Simon Day: My six best books – Graham Greene, Melvyn Peake and more | Books | Entertainment

50 GREAT CURRIES OF INDIA by Camellia Panjabi Kyle, £10.99 I’ve got many curry recipe books but this is the best by miles. I use it all the time. There’s an amazing cardamom chicken, one which is More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Winds of Winter RELEASE DATE: Game of Thrones book coming summer 2018? | Books | Entertainment

It’s been almost seven years since A Dance with Dragons was released and Game of Thrones fans are getting impatient with A Song of Ice and Fire’s author. Martin has said before he hopes The Winds of Winter More...