FeedARead Book News Posts

Tuesday October 4, 2022 at 4:08pm
From the Authors: "This is an anthology in four parts by members and friends of our group. We chose WATER for our main theme, with our mermaid voices expressing thoughts, relating tales, and speaking of many places real and imagined."All profits from the book go to the motor neurone disease association.View Book on FeedARead
Friday May 6, 2022 at 1:54pm
CompetitionFor the opportunity to win Penguin Random House Editor feedback or a read of 15 pages of your writing publish your book with feedaread.com before the end of September 2022.  How to Enter and the Prizes To enter, simply publish with FeedARead.com for free in the simple self-publish and cover creator steps for paperbacks before the end of September 2022. During October, the feedaread site will then select 5 members to each win a prize. Three of the five selected will each rece....
Monday March 21, 2022 at 2:29pm
Cain Named the Animal by Shane McCrae; Time Is a Mother by Ocean Vuong; Garden Physic by Sylvia Legris; Panic Response by John McCullough; Tractatus Philosophico-Poeticus by Signe GjessingCain Named the Animal by Shane McCrae Curious about life in and after “the tribe of Eden”, American Shane McCrae’s eighth collection investigates the origin of time when “God first thought time itself / Was flawed but time was God’s first mirror”. McCrae’s poems possess....
Tuesday March 16, 2021 at 11:07am
An ImproverMaisie’s been holding down her head all day,Her little red head. And her pointed chinRests on her neck that slips so softly inThe square-cut low-necked darling dress she madeIn such a way, since it’s high-waisted, too,It lets you guess how fair young breasts beginUnder the gentle pleasant folds of blue.The Australian poet and novelist Lesbia Harford, 1891-1927, was among the first women to graduate in law from the University of Melbourne. But her achievement was no passpor....
Saturday February 27, 2021 at 3:25pm
"A few notes: Because the “contemporary” list surveyed novels published since 1970 (inclusive), this list will define “classic” as being originally published before 1970." Click here to view whole artilce and listAdolfo Bioy Casares, tr. Ruth L.C. Simms, The Invention of Morel (1940) : 103 pagesBoth Jorge Luis Borges and Octavio Paz described this novel as perfect, and I admit I can’t find much fault with it either. It is technically about a fugitive whose....
Monday January 4, 2021 at 9:30pm
She published her first book in her 40s and became the biggest selling author of the past decade in any genre – The Gruffalo alone has sold 13m copies. How did this former busker make it so big?The room where the children’s author Julia Donaldson writes – the heart of her vast picture book empire – is down a winding staircase, in the cellar of her grand white house in Steyning, West Sussex. Her desk looks out on the street at knee height. “I’m thinking of writ....
Friday March 27, 2020 at 4:07pm
First and foremost, we hope everyone is keeping safe and well in these difficult times.If while at home you wish to continue or start publishing a book please do, and the site will take you through the publishing steps.  Our frequently asked questions, accessible via the top of the homepage can also assist.FeedARead is a highly automated site in its publishing steps, so is able to continue to assist you to publish for those who may want to, including to help keep busy in these times if you ....
Thursday March 5, 2020 at 10:20am
Parents at one school are being told not to dress up their children for World Book Day because of concerns about cost.Staff at St Nicholas Priory School in Great Yarmouth sent out a Facebook message to parents on March 2 which asked pupils to come into school in normal uniform, and said that "members of staff will instead come up with an exciting costume to inspire the children".One said that it was "nice to see the school doing something different" by encouraging the teacher....
Wednesday August 14, 2019 at 2:02pm
Books, books, books. They will increase your lifespan, lower your stress and boost your intelligence. They will give you fuller, thicker hair. Whatever the breathless claims about reading, one thing is certain: losing yourself in a great novel is one of life’s most enduring and dependable joys.View the list of books
Tuesday July 30, 2019 at 3:23pm
The winning entrant of the following competition from the correct entries was Liz Hill. Many congratulations to Liz on her competition win!Free to Enter Competition - Win a Bloomsbury Editor critique of your novel's opening chapters How To Enter: Simply read a brief extract from the books below by clicking on the View Extract links of the book titles below and then click the button you will see to view the extracts. Then, enter your favourite 2 book extracts from all the books as outlined below.....
Saturday July 20, 2019 at 3:33pm
Job satisfaction comes and goes, partners enrapture and abscond, but you can always fall back on the timeless ability of literature to transport you to a different world. View More
Saturday May 4, 2019 at 12:34am
Many Congratulations to FeedARead authors Éamonn Ó hUallacháin and Kevin McMahom for their successful launch of the book "The Troubles in Creggan Parish 1969-2000"  in Crossmaglen, South Armagh. More that 100 people attended and all 200 copies of the book were sold.
Friday September 7, 2018 at 2:36pm
Waterstones is buying the 115 year-old family-owned chain Foyles, saying the deal will help to "champion" real bookshops in the face of online rivals.The sale includes Foyles' well-known Charing Cross Road store in central London, which was relocated to larger premises in 2014.Waterstones said the deal would help booksellers fight back against Amazon's "siren call".The larger chain has 283 bookshops across the UK and northern Europe.View full BBC article