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Derby Book Festival 2021 Lineup

Derby Book Festival 2021 Lineup

Derby Book Festival is set to go ahead, starting in just over a month on 27th May. The 10-day festival, spanning 60 events and 10

Lauren Hough vs The World

Lauren Hough Vs The World

Book Twitter is no stranger to drama. However, this latest bout reveals deeper issues relating to the power dynamic between author and blogger. For those

Seven of the Best Gifts for Book Lovers

7 of the Best Gifts for Book Lovers

*This article contains no affiliate links – Tales from Absurdia is not monetised. All bookish gifts are my own recommendations!* One of the great things

The Simple Guide to Netgalley

The Simple Guide to Netgalley

Netgalley is a great way for bloggers to get ARCs (advance reading copies) of new books. However, in order to be approved for the more

2020 Reading Review

2020 Reading Review

“Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards”Søren Kierkegaard To begin this 2020 Reading Review, it’s worth acknowledging that I read

We Need to Talk About Pewp

No, the new parent life hasn’t driven me bonkers. Hear me out. Pewp is a children’s book, written and illustrated by Kenton Blythe and Nathan