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Warrior Women Book List: 27 Must-Read Books About Extraordinary Women

Women are amazing! We love to read about, talk about and converse with other women. We find other women fascinating. Whether political trailblazers or adventurers, musicians or comedians,  television personalities or writers, mothers or daughters, women offer so many incredible stories. Here is Better Reading’s guide to some of the best books by and about women that […]

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8 Books to Read if You Love YA Books

  The realm of Young Adult books is ever growing and it’s easy to miss a great new release series or book – or even an older but still fantastic series! We love a good Young Adult book and sharing our love of these books. We’ve created a list of some of our favourite YA […]

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Five non-fiction books for curious minds

Everyone loves a good story but let’s not forget all the wonderful non-fiction books out there for young readers.  We’ve picked out five recent highlights that curious little people will love and will help navigate their way in the big wide world! Playing with Collage by Jeannie Baker If you’re familiar with award winning author and […]

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Feed Your Reading Habit: 8 Deliciously Evocative Books for Food Lovers

Some of our favourite books involve food, and what a delicious treat they are. Authors can use food in myriad magical ways, either through setting, plot devices or character. Here’s are a few of our favourites that will make you hungry for more. Enjoy with an appropriate snack! Mr Wigg by Inga Simpson is possibly […]

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Exciting New Reads

  Over the last few weeks there have been some very exciting new books on offer so to make things a bit easier for you we have narrowed it down. Take a look at our highlights and explore a quirky hotel, the subterranean world of monsters, mud, magic, gods and so much more… Toffle Towers: […]

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Love, Courage, Heartache and Heroic Stories: Fifteen Fictional Tales of War

From Homer to the present day, some of the greatest stories are about waging war and the misery it inevitably brings. A fictional account of war stays with us long after reading – feeling the experience through a character’s eyes can make the event a lot more real to us. With this in mind, here are some […]

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Happy Father’s Day: 7 Great Books to Read with Dad

Just in time for Father’s Day we have collated seven new picture books which will give you all the excuse you need to cuddle up with your little person/people on the couch for the weekend. How Not to Annoy Dad by Dave Hughes and Holly Ife Why we love it: We all love a children’s book […]

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12 of Our Favourite Long Reads for a Cold Winter Day

Curling up with a good book is always a good idea, but it’s a particularly great idea during these cold winter months This time of year was made for settling on the couch with a book, devouring the pages, and not realising where time has gone. To help you get through this winter, we’ve come up […]

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Don’t Wait For a Time Machine: 7 Great Reads for Modern Time Travellers

Who else loves the idea of travelling through time to another era? Where would you go? Would you return? Why wait for that time machine? We’ve put together a list of seven great reads, to get you travelling through time today. The Lost Girls by Jennifer Spence A haunting tale of love and loss that […]

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