Monthly Archives: August 2011

2011 October School Holiday Program

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Read It 2011

Reading and food… is there a more delicious combination? September’s tag for the Read It 2011 Twitter book group is #bookbites. There’s a lot to savour this month, so start reading early! Even before  Little Red Riding Hood (and her picnic  basket) was sent into … Continue reading

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September edition of Goodreading magazine

The September edition of Goodreading magazine is now available for borrowing and/or reading online. In the September edition the cover story next year’s big literary theme, the National Year of Reading 2012. Next year will see all sorts of literary activities happening all … Continue reading

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Read It 2011 Online Discussion

Tomorrow night (30 August 2011) there will be real time Twitter discussion for #readit2011.   At 8pm (AEST) come online to talk about this month’s #geekreads.   What titles did you enjoy reading for this category?   To participate you … Continue reading

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2011 Reading Week

Paint the Blue REaD is an early literacy initiative of the Stronger Families Alliance and is auspiced by Mountains Outreach Community Service (MOCS).  This program began in the Blue Mountains in 2008 and is developed by a collaborative working party … Continue reading

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Are books dead, and can authors survive?

At the Edinburgh international book festival this weekend, Ewan Morrison set out his bleak vision of a publishing industry in terminal decline. Morrison thinks that within 25 years paper books will no longer exist and that writing, as a profession, … Continue reading

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