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Richard and Judy launch book club for children
Book blog reviewing prize winning fiction, new releases and random recommendations. So the big question is: Have they improved? I think this is a fantastic choice and I am really pleased that this debut novel will reach a wider audience. Unfortunately the writing style grated on me so I gave up very quickly. This is a book I plan to try before the TV series begins. That is what shows like this are supposed to do.
The 8 books are:. Each book contains extra bonus content too, such as reading group questions, interviews, inspiration behind the book, etc. Digital content can also be accessed via the QR code in the back of each book. The books run across varying genres, including crime, thrillers, tear-jerkers, biographical and more. The books are personally read and selected by the couple and, I must say, they have brilliant taste. I never used to be a fan of Richard and Judy, however, just lately I am finding that they are going up in my estimation, as basically genuine people, who seem to have a passion for the books they discuss and recommend. I very much wish I had more time to read.
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This is the latest incarnation of their book club, which first became a regular feature of the couple's Channel 4 show in Star of the Sea by Joseph O'Connor rose to the top of the Amazon bestseller charts within four hours of being discussed on the show. Fears that the club would be a dumbed-down reading list for TV-holic viewers were put to rest when David Mitchell's Booker-shortlisted Cloud Atlas was chosen, and proved popular. Philip Stone, charts editor at The Bookseller, said: "Quite simply, authors received a bigger benefit from appearing on Richard and Judy's sofa than by winning any of the major literary prizes in the UK. Ross was instrumental in choosing the books, and reportedly could not be nobbled.
These are external links and will open in a new window. Celebrities Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan are launching a book club aimed specifically at children. The club is made up of three categories - Reading together, Reading by yourself and Fluent reader - with six book titles in each. Richard and Judy have been credited with boosting book sales and reading for pleasure through this initiative and earlier, by recommending books on their television programme. Mr Madeley said: "The cartoons are great fun and really make clear that these choices are aimed at a younger audience. Ms Finnigan added: "Reading from an early age is something that we always encouraged with our own children and we feel very strongly that this addition to the book club is an important and exciting one.
Taut suspense, epic love stories, quirky tales of modern life, new authors and more - Richard and Judy return with another 8 great reads to kick off the new year in the right way! On its way to the Galapagos Islands, a light aircraft ditches into the sea. As the water floods through the cabin, zoologist Daniel… Read more. Major Ernest Pettigrew Ret'd is not interested in the frivolity of the modern world. Since his wife Nancy's death, he has tried to… Read more. This is a heart-rending page turner which sweeps from war-torn Europe to Thailand and back again As a child Julia Forrester spent… Read more.