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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 will!

Celebrating World Kid Lit Month

  • Submitted: 29th August 2021

Books for children translated! September is a great month. The  start of the cooler months, which as all bookworms know, that means cosy nights in reading. What's even better is…

The Great British BookTrail – Golden Hare Books

  • Submitted: 27th August 2021

Golden Hare Bookshop in Edinburgh Edinburgh has a collection of bookshops to make anyone smile. A recent visit made my heart sing. So, it's time to showcase this wonderful city…

Books set on the French coast

  • Submitted: 24th August 2021

Time for a beachy read in France, non? It's time for a French journey today as we head out to some of the most scenic places in and around the…

What kind of a reader are you?

  • Submitted: 22nd August 2021

Types of readers to choose from There are said to be some 4 kinds of readers. Claire from Ireland wrote to the BookTrail asking to share her little quiz with…

The Great British BookTrail – The Edinburgh Bookshop

  • Submitted: 20th August 2021

The Edinburgh Bookshop, Bruntsfield A visit to the Edinburgh bookshop which took me to Bruntsfield, about a 30 minute walk from Princess Street. It's all up hill, along Lothian Road,…

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1995: Two boys kill another child. What was behind the murder?

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