Proud Read-along Wrap Up & Book Club

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You may have noticed that we had a read-along running across our social medias between the 11th and the 22nd of March. This was all in aid of celebrating the wonderful release of Proud, a new LGBTQ+ anthology from Stripes, which was curated by Juno Dawson and includes a whole host of great YA authors and some wonderful illustrators.

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Things Are Changing

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You might have noticed there’s quite a lot of change happening on the blog and in our lives at the moment. I wanted to put something all in a handy post for you all to let you know about upcoming events, changes to book club and other exciting things that will be happening in the future for The Little Contemporary Corner!

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Proud Anthology (and Announcement)

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The book discussed in this post was gifted from the publisher.

Last summer, Stripes announced their new anthology, curated by the absolute queen of YA fiction, Juno Dawson. We went to see their cover reveal at YALC last year for the anthology and that definitely got us even more excited for the release of Proud. Myself and Sophie are huge fans and supporters of Stripes. They have some wonderful books and authors under their belt, and i am always excited to see what they’re releasing next.

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I’ll Be Home For Christmas Read-Along Wrap-up (Blogmas)

I cannot believe how quickly this years read-along has gone. To be honest, how quickly December has gone in 2017. We started our read-along this year on the 11th of December, and we always aim to have it completed on the 24th, which is today!

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Read-Along Update (Blogmas)

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Hello! We are on day 9 of our Christmas read-along of I’ll Be Home for Christmas and I’m genuinely loving it so far. In my last post I wrote about how I was struggling to finish a book and reading a short story everyday has really helped me get back into reading! I’m going to update you on what my favourites are so far and what I love about them.  Continue reading

Read-Along Update (Blogmas)

Our read-along for I’ll Be Home For Christmas started on Monday. We’re reading one story from the short story collection a day until Christmas Eve. I was very much excited about this years festive read-along, chatting to friends about wonderfully festive stories? The best way to get in to the festive spirit!

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I’ll Be Home For Christmas Read-Along – Day 1 (Blogmas)

Today is the day that we start our eagerly awaited read-along! We have been hosting read-alongs on this blog for as long as we’ve been running it (over two years now, can you believe it?) and this Christmas is no different! A few weeks ago we announced that our read-along book will be I’ll Be Home For Christmas, a collection of short stories from a load of our favourite YA authors!

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