Enter to WIN 50 Romance Books for Valentine’s Day

Enter to WIN 50 Romance Books for Valentine’s Day

Valentines Day is just around the corner, and we’ve got just the thing for you— What do you mean you have plans?! Well you won’t once you hear what we have in store. Seriously! Your other half’s rose petal-strewn proposal will pale in comparison. Ready?   We’ve got fifty (YES, FIFTY, 5-0!) roasting hot romance novels to give away. That’s right, these romances, valued at over $500, are so supremely sexy they’ll have you cancelling any plans you had for Valentine’s Day 2020, and beyond. And not only that, but many copies are signed by the authors!   titles include: …

A Booker Brace – Top 3 Booker Prize Picks

A Booker Brace – Top 3 Booker Prize Picks

  The Booker Prize has been a principal barometer of the British literary community since 1969, and since 2014, has considered all original fiction written in English. If you don’t have time to read all 13 books on the long list (a Booker dozen), and you don’t want to wait for the short list in September or the winner in October, here are our top picks.       1. My Sister, The Serial Killer – Oyinkan Braithwaite   Image via Amazon   This is a gallows humor slasher about the things you do for the ones you love. Morally …

Longlist for World’s Richest Short Story Prize Announced

Longlist for World’s Richest Short Story Prize Announced

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‘Richest’ here does not mean substantial content of the short stories — although each of these eighteen stories undoubtedly has that too. ‘Richest’ here literally means the most money. The winner of this award will receive £30,000 ($38,074.95), which is the largest amount offered in any English language short story prize contest.  The prize in question is for The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award. It is open to any writer who has been published in Ireland or the UK. The story must be under 6,000 words. The longlist has just been announced and the eighteen writers include both well …

Shortlist Announced for Irish Comedy Writing Prize

Shortlist Announced for Irish Comedy Writing Prize

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The shortlist for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction, the “only award for comic writing” has been announced. Despite controversy last years when “[the prize] was withheld because no book was judged funny enough to deserve to win” the shortlist for last year’s funniest novel has been announced, and despite all the laughter there’s some stiff competition. Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize started up the first year of the 21st century. It is dedicated to the spirit of PG Wodehouse, one of the 20th century’s funniest writers. This year, according to Irish Times the judge’s panel consists of “musical comedian …