Julie

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We have a new book reviewer on our team!

I’m very excited to introduce Jane, our new book reviewer. Just like Meg and Michele, Jane has been handpicked for her impeccable taste in books. She also comes with a great deal of experience from the publishing industry and currently runs her own literary agency specialising in non-fiction books. Our Souls At Night is Jane’s first contribution. Welcome Jane!

Read more about Jane here.

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Be consumed by a book this summer!

Hot tips for summer reading.

It’s almost upon us. Summer holidays and time to read. But what to choose? We have suggestions for you – from light beach reads, to epic tomes and literary classics. Take your pick and enjoy!

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Introducing Meg – Bookstoker’s latest addition

I’m extremely pleased to tell you that we have a new book reviewer on our team. Apart from being an ex-publisher with tons of experience from the industry and an extensive network, London based Meg is a super bright and totally delightful person.  She’s been obsessed about books since childhood and within minutes of meeting we were deep into book discussions. She has quietly been writing a few reviews for us already which are listed below. You can read more about Meg in the About section. Welcome Meg!

The Quincunx

All the Light We Cannot See

Mister Pip

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Books being made into movies

Lots to look forward to on the film front over the coming months. I can’t wait to bring my kids to see Mark Rylance as the BFG in Martin Scorsese’s film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s book The BFG. I won’t be the last one to see Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones in Dan Brown’s Inferno either.  Set in Florence, Venice and Istanbul, it should be worth it for the stunning locations alone! Emma Watson and Tom Hanks will star in the film version of Dave Eggers’ The Circle. Martin Scorsese is also making a film of Silence by Shusaku Endo, a story set in 17th century about Jesuit priests trying to bring Christianity to Japan. Will try to read that before it comes out. And there’s more…

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