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Spotlight: Free YA Fiction E-Sampler from Simon and Schuster

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The lovely people at Simon and Schuster are giving you the chance to sample for amazing debuts novels published in the first half of 2013, not only will you get to sample the books for free but the sampler contains exclusive content, behind the scenes insight and author interviews not available anywhere else. Download your sample now HERE

Infinite Sky by CJ Flood

The Hanged Man Rises by Sarah Naughton

The Disappeared by CJ Harper

Carnaby by Cate Sampson

Spotlight: Get Dads Reading Campaign from Booktrust

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Following extensive research commissioned by Booktrust from the Institute of Education, it has been revealed that only 1 in 8 Dads read to their children (research figures here) . In an effort to encourage more participation from fathers in the role reading plays in their children’s lives Booktrust has launched a Get Dads Reading Campaign. Full details can be found HERE

Also check out Booktrust’s writer in residence, Matt Haig’s blog post on the importance of sharing stories and the bonding experience created from reading to your children HERE. As well as his radio appearance alongside Booktrust CEO Viv Bird to launch the campaign – podcast HERE go to 1hr 40

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Taken from press release:

As part of the Booktrust campaign dads will have access to a whole range or resources and guidance about how to get the most out of reading with their children. A host of celebrity dads – Booktrust’s ‘Dads Army’ – including James Patterson and Dan Snow will lend their support to the campaign. See www.booktrust.org.uk and #dadsreading.