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Could ‘Screen Fatigue’ Mean Death For The Kindle?

Recent figures suggest that the British public are abandoning their Kindles, with the online book being abandoned for good old fashioned print editions.

This comes after figures were released showing that consumer e-book sales had fallen by 17% this year meaning that profits were the lowest they had been since 2011, the year that the Amazon Kindle was first sold in the UK.

Print sales, however, experienced a 9% increase in profits from last year, suggesting that paper may be best after all.

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Carry On – Rainbow Rowell

As long as I can remember fanfiction has been a large part of my life. From writing cringy self-insert Harry Potter fanfictions when I was 13, to reading fanfictions that could simply change the characters names and be considered a masterpiece of literature, I have always been in love with fanfiction. Which is why when I read Fangirl (Rowell’s first book in this ‘series’ if you will) I fell in love with Cath because … well Cath was me. She had heavy debates on whether or not Magneto and Professor X were gay, something which my housemates and I debate whenever we watch X-Men (I ship it) but she loved something so much she wanted to keep it alive by any means possible. Continue reading Carry On – Rainbow Rowell

The Last Wish – Andrzej Sapkowski

Everyone always tries to find something else to do instead of writing their dissertations. It’s a fact we all need to accept, is that when your coursemate brags they’ve started it or done a massive amount of progress on it, the truth is they’re probably 3 seasons deep into a Netflix Original and they need to hide it. Over the summer though, I was not 3 seasons deep into a Netflix Original, but rather watching someone else get 90 hours deep into The Witcher 3. Continue reading The Last Wish – Andrzej Sapkowski

A Court of Mist and Fury – Sarah J Maas

Imagine Beauty and the Beast. I mean it shouldn’t be hard, it’s hard to step outside without the classic fairytale assaulting you due to its star-studded remake. And now you have it in your mind imagine what happens after the story is told when Belle and the Prince are left lying awake at night, tortured by that final battle with Gaston. And that is the start of A Court of Mist and Fury.

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