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Top Ten Tuesday: Best books I read in 2015

2015 is not quite over and I’m really hoping to read a few more books before 2016 arrives, but as it’s The Broke and the Bookish Top Ten Tuesday time for sharing our favourites of the year, I set out to pick 10 of my favourite books from the 45…

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10 brilliant books for fans of The Hunger Games

If you like The Hunger Games, you’ll love… I am a huge fan of The Hunger Games novels. They’re action-packed and addictive, and I remember racing through them in a matter of hours because I just needed to know what would happen to Katniss and co. But when they were…

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How to become a journalist: 8 tips for aspiring journos

As you’ve probably already gathered, this is a bit of a departure from my usual blog posts here on Ashleigh Online, but I’ve had lots of people asking me how I got into journalism lately and I know that lots of you guys are interested in potentially becoming a journalist,…

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Top Ten Tuesday: Best books I’ve read so far in 2015

So far this year, I’ve read a total of 27 books, which I’m actually really happy with. I’m well on my way to achieving my goal of 52 books in 2015 (that’s one book a week in case you’ve forgotten how many weeks are in a year). But with 27…

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Be inspired: Patrick Ness, Malorie Blackman, James Dawson & Catherine Johnson talk all things YA

Four top YA authors discuss writing, reading and why YA in an inspirational talk at Waterstone’s to celebrate the launch of Love Hurts. On 12 February, two days before Valentine’s Day, I headed over to Waterstones Piccadilly excited to listen to a talk with four amazing authors who each contributed…

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