Photo by Paul Watt

Picture books to share with little ones this summer

Lynsey Rogers

Summer is here, giving you the perfect opportunity to discover some brand new picture books or revisit an old classic. The Bookbug team are on hand with some great recommended books to share with your little ones at bedtime or out in the sunshine.

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Will Jon Snow sit on the throne at the end of Game of Thrones?

5 literary Game of Thrones endings George R. R. Martin could use

Leila Cruickshank

Ever wondered how Game of Thrones can possibly wrap up all those characters and plotlines? Some classic types of literary theory might provide some clues. Read on to see how each theory would affect the ending. (We've tried to avoid spoilers, so don't worry, this isn't an L + R = J blog.)


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New Writers Awardees 2014 photo by Rob McDougall

Five Things: New Writers Awards Myths

Lynsey Rogers

Each year, the New Writers Awards recognise the talent and dedication of 10 emerging writers in Scotland. We receive hundreds of applications, so what is the secret to bagging an award? We obviously can’t tell you that, but we can dispel five common myths surrounding the New Writers Awards.

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