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The book blog is a collection of thoughts and bookish musings about anything and everything to do with books. Book worms are invited to send an article or join us in a chat and we’d love to meet fellow booktrailers and post your stories here. This is the page for book giveaways, literary travel itineraries and bookish banter.

A mix of thoughts, opinions, literary travel tales to read when you’re deciding where to travel to next. A sort of literary departure lounge if you like!

Canada Week on The BookTrail

  • Submitted: 26th June 2017

With the national celebrations for Canada Day building up nicely for this Saturday, 1st July, then what better way to celebrate and visit the stunning country than through its literature?…

Poldark is back – and so is the BookTrail competition

  • Submitted: 23rd June 2017

Back due to popular demand, today is the day when Poldark competition is back! Last year was amazing to find and chat with so many Poldark fans from all over…

Reading the Summer Solstice – Bookhenge

  • Submitted: 21st June 2017

The Summer Solstice is a special time  - it's the longest day of summer (more reading time), it's officially the first day of summer (time to get those hot summer…

Bloody Scotland – The 12 suspects

  • Submitted: 20th June 2017

The Bloody Scotland longlist has just been announced and having been one of the judges to get to this stage, I can say it's been a real pleasure to narrow…

Annual Bloggers Bash – BookTrail Wins Award!

  • Submitted: 11th June 2017

The most amazing thing happened yesterday- TheBookTrail won an award for Most Informative Blog at the Blogger Bash Awards in London! To say this is a lovely lovely surprise and…

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Ragged Lake

2000s: on the Northern Divide, a young tree-marker makes a grisly discovery

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