Well, it’s 24 hours until “the big day” and below is our final installment in this year’s Book Advent. Over the last four weeks, our team have each shared four books they’d like to receive this Christmas from picture books to teen reads, a wide-range of titles we think are worthy of your attention. If… Read More It’s Christmas Eve (& Week 4 of our Advent)!
Week three of our book advent has arrived which means- brace yourselves- that actual real life Christmas is only ONE WEEK AWAY. Isn’t that bananas? Two weeks ago, our library assistant Zoë shared four books she’d like to receive this holiday season and last week, our manager Caroline let us know what she’s hoping to find under the tree this… Read More Book Advent: Week 3!
As you may have seen last week, our book advent has returned for a fifth(!) year and as usual, we’ll be counting down the weeks to Christmas using our university challenge topic of choice: BOOKS! Last Monday, our library assistant Zoë shared four books she’d like to receive this holiday season and this week, our manager… Read More Book Advent: Week 2!
Since 2013, we’ve been counting down the four weeks to Christmas using our area of expertise; not libraries or schools, but BOOKS! Five years ago, we shared our very first advent book wreath, followed in 2014 and 2015 by our advent book doors. In 2016, thanks to our graphic designer friend Liam Drane, we had a very stylish… Read More The Return of our Book Advent!
There’s now just a weekend between us and ‘the big day’ and so we find ourselves here we are with the final installment of this year’s Book Advent. This month, we’ve recommended sixteen titles (the last four are below!) from a variety of genres, all of which we think are worthy of your time. If… Read More Merry Christmas & a Happy (book-filled) New Year!
We’ve shared books about nature and some of our favourite fantasy reads and this week, we’ve gone mysterious; see below for the next installment of our Book Advent! Week Three: Mystery Books The Guggenheim Mystery by Robin Stevens Ted has Asperger’s Syndrome, which makes him extra perceptive when it comes to solving crimes. Following on… Read More Book Advent: Week 3!
A few weeks ago, two of our team attended Norfolk’s annual Math’s Conference; you can find our account of last year’s event here, but below you’ll find Zoë’s recap of this year’s conference- and after that, week two of our book advent! The theme to this year’s Maths Conference, organised by Educator Solutions, was variation and… Read More Book Advent: Week 2!
Since 2013, we’ve been counting down the four weeks to Christmas in the best way possible- using books! In that first year, we had our advent book wreath, followed in 2014 and 2015 by our advent book doors. Last year, thanks to our graphic designer friend Liam Drane, we had a very stylish makeover which was very gift tag-tastic indeed;… Read More Our Book Advent Returns!
We’re two days away from ‘the big day’ and our fourth festive countdown has come to an end for another year. Over the past four weeks, we’ve recommended some brilliant books we think are worth spending some time with and we hope that you at least have the chance to encounter a few of the… Read More A Very Merry ELS-y Christmas!
With only NINE DAYS until the main festive event, our team have recommended another four books for your perusal, bringing our total up to 12. If you’ve missed the first eight titles we’ve shared, where on earth have you been? You can find week one here, week two here, plus our archive of Friday Reads just over here–… Read More Festive Countdown 2016- Week Three!