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Reading offers serenity in hard times

Authored by News Desk

Despite devastating natural disasters or deadly viruses and often because of them, dedicated authors keep on writing and producing books for their readers' pleasure.

Former Exeter College student Fay Knowles (nee Johanson) has just released "Deadly Deceit In Paradise", Book Two in her Buchanan Mystery Romance Series (her sixth published book). The first in the series is "Dangerous...

Henry the Hedgegnome fans dress up to celebrate World Book Day

Authored by Richard Heddington

Henry the Hedgegnome fans dress up to celebrate World Book Day

Richard Heddington is a local author living in Plymstock and writes and illustrates the Henry the Hedgegnome books. With the celebration of World Book Day growing every year, there is ever more pressure on parents to dress their children as their favourite book character.

This year saw a new kid on the block in the...

Best-selling crime novelist to visit Plymouth

Authored by News Desk

Best-selling crime novelist Peter James is visiting Plymouth later this month.

Peter, who is currently touring the UK, will visit Plymouth University on Tuesday 20 October as part of the Plymouth International Book Festival, where he will be discussing his writing and forensics with Plymouth graduate Haydn Kelly.

Haydn is a forensic podiatry analyst and actually features in...

An evening with author Susmita Bhattacharya

Authored by Mary

Book lovers will have a chance to get up close and personal with one of Plymouth’s most successful authors on Tuesday 30 June.

Susmita Bhatthacharya will be giving a free talk on her writing and her journey to becoming a published writer at Plymouth’s Central Library.

Susmita’s novel The Normal State of Mind was published in March this year. Described as “a deliciously bold...

Celebrate World Book Day at Plympton Library

Authored by Matthew Vizard

Plympton Library will be celebrating World Book Day on Saturday 9 March with a special event showcasing the very best of library services.

The library will be inviting readers of all ages to sing along to nursery rhymes, enjoy live music performances, hunt for treasure, meet an author, watch a film and find out more about what Plymouth City Council’s library service has to offer....

Celebrate World Book Day at Plympton Library

Plympton Library will be celebrating World Book Day on Saturday 9 March with a special event showcasing the very best of library services.

The library will be inviting readers of all ages to sing along to nursery rhymes, enjoy live music performances, hunt for treasure, meet an author, watch a film and find out more about what Plymouth City Council’s library service has to offer.

Activities throughout the day include a treasure hunt for the under-10s, website demos, talks and displays from the library’s readers’ group, friendship group and craft group.

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