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Tuesday August 9, 2022 at 4:48pm
New, from Robert BrightwellFlashman and the Zulus by Robert Brightwell | 9781839454516 ( many people have heard of the battle at Rorke’s Drift, (featured in the film Zulu) and the one at Isandlwana that preceded it, few outside of South Africa know of an earlier and equally bloody conflict. Under a tyrannical king, the Zulu nation defended its territory with ruthless efficiency against white settlers.
Monday August 1, 2022 at 5:48pm
August 1st 2022 Top Ten - Publish your own Book for free on on Includes a free cover creator where you can upload your own images or choose a template cover.1  Escape to AuschwitzBy Sonia Ann WaterfallIt was 2004, and a cache of letters was found when our parents house was cleared in preparation for sale. Ilse, our mother, had kept them safe for 50 years, never mentioning them nor telling their story. Hulda, her mother Gisela and daughter Ilse, all born into a Viennese J....
Thursday July 28, 2022 at 5:34pm
On his very first holiday to Italy, other than a day trip to Venice from the former Yugoslavia, Graham comes back to the UK with more than just any ordinary souvenir; he returns having bought a house. With nothing more than phrase book Italian, excited and uncertain of what he’s done, it’s the biggest gamble of his life.Click here to view more including an extract of Lorenzo's Vest on FeedARead.comPublish your own book for free by joining, including you can use your own....
Tuesday July 26, 2022 at 10:26am
1. The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert (2014) An engrossing account of the looming catastrophe caused by ecology’s “neighbours from hell” – mankind.2. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (2005)This steely and devastating examination of the author’s grief following the sudden death of her husband changed the nature of writing about bereavement. 3. No Logo by Naomi Klein (1999) Naomi Klein’s timely anti-branding bible combined a fresh approach to ....
Friday June 17, 2022 at 2:10pm
FeedARead is very pleased to publish Community at Heart by Marie O'Connell   View Book"This is a book on the decline of religious practice in Ireland and the impact of this on local communities. It is based on the change in church authority and community from our grandparents time to the present day. It concentrates on my observations over years working in the community especially as Pastoral Worker with the Diocese of Killaloe."Community at Heart
Tuesday June 7, 2022 at 3:41pm
The children’s author, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, has said her elderly mother slept with a gun beneath her pillow.Wilson, creator of the Tracy Beaker series, told an audience at the Hay festival in Wales that she was the daughter of a character more colourful than any she had written – and that she was terrified her mother might shoot her by accident, and persuaded her to get rid of it.Speaking in a talk recorded for BBC Radio 4’s This Cultural Life, she recalled how she had made ....
Thursday May 26, 2022 at 5:22pm
“Tootie Rainbow” by FeedARead author J C Milne,  is a collection of short stories drawn from real life written for young children who are experiencing illness and bereavement in their family.  The stories are written from the point of view of a little girl over the three years of her life between five and eight years old. "The book has been read and approved by a retired Health Visitor, who considers that it is entirely suitable for young children."View book on Fe....
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 before the end of September 2022.  How to Enter and the Prizes To enter, simply publish with 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....
Saturday April 30, 2022 at 2:37pm
With no Moneypenny and no M, a previously unpublished script reveals the author’s original ideas for MoonrakerView full article
Wednesday April 20, 2022 at 6:13pm
How Barnes & Noble Went From Villain to Hero - The New York Times ( years on the decline, Barnes & Noble’s sales are up, its costs are down — and the same people who for decades saw the superchain as a supervillain are celebrating its success.In the past, the book-selling empire, with 600 outposts across all 50 states, was seen by many readers, writers and book loversView Full Details