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Summer Scavenger Hunt

Summer is nearly upon us. Have you got your summertime reading lined up? If not (and even if you have), check this out. In June, the Alliance of Young Adult Authors is sponsoring a massive young adult scavenger hunt. This … Continue reading

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Free Reading Challenge: How much is too much?

Finding Free I’ve spoken before about how I’ve found books to read for my free reading challenge. I’ve surfed Amazon (not a brilliant success), found books from e-mail promotion companies, and from recommendations on Facebook and Twitter and signed up … Continue reading

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My free reading challenge: temptation!

My quest to read as much as I like without spending money on a book for myself until Christmas continues… Dear and lovely readers, this week was hard. Offspring found an unspent book token, so we headed off to Waterstones … Continue reading

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My free reading challenge: a delightful glut

Well, last week’s giveaway source of free books provided rich pickings. I’ve only started three so far, and I’ve already finished and loved two of them – the third I’m not so sure about, but we’ll see. To be fair (and … Continue reading

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My free reading challenge: giveaways

My endeavour to spend no money on books for myself until Christmas continues… This week I found another fabulous source of free books: giveaways. I entered a contest run by several YA authors I’ve heard of but haven’t yet read, … Continue reading

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Free reading challenge: but that doesn’t count!

I’ve bought four books this week, which sounds like a lot for someone who isn’t buying books at the moment, but wait, your honour, I can explain… One for me… I have bought a book for myself this week, but … Continue reading

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Free reading challenge: When FREE isn’t free

So, I’ve now been satisfying my reading urges with only free books for two weeks. Philippa Fusspot My chief learning point for the past fourteen days is what a very fussy reader I am (actually, I already knew that; this … Continue reading

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An experiment in free reading

I read a lot of YA fiction and review a lot, too, on the Paisley Piranha blog. Recently, I signed up as a blog tour host/reviewer with YA Bound Book Tours. As a result, I’ve been reading a lot of … Continue reading

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