Want to help turn your love of reading into helpful research?

So, last week I asked for your help by participating in a survey which is looking to identify correlations between the habitual trends of reading fiction and levels of satisfaction -essentially investigating the positive affects of bibliotherapy. I would like to thank each of you who have taken part to date – THANK YOU.

Also thank you to the many authors who have shared with their followers on social media in those first few days- Simon Toyne, Isabelle Ashdown, Tom Grieves , Julia Crouch, Peter James, Jane Rushbridge and Philip Pullman .

But, in order to make the results as valid and generalisable as possible… we need more.

If you haven’t taken part yet, please do. It takes less than 10 minutes to answer the questions and there is no obligation. Your identity remains anonymous throughout.

Please access the survey here – Survey

Please do feel free to share the link on to anyone and everyone you can! I will be posting about the results in a few months but if you would like to have see the completed final report, please email project@6ac.co.uk 

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End of year Books read RoundUp of 2014

Firstly we hope you have all had a fab Christmas!
As in previous years we have kept a reading list throughout the year of all the books read & smashed the target of 50 books by hitting over 70!!!
Again as per usual you can see all the books below with the obligatory Star Rating (* ~ LOW **** ~ AWSOME). All rating are personal & are only aimed as suggestions.
Why not share with us your lists from the year & give your ratings?
And if you have any suggestions for future good reads or would like to feature on the blog next year, please get in touch!
Happy New Year!

Books Read In 2014:

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell**
The Shock Of a The Fall **
The Dark Inside *
Psycho***
Ender’s Game*
Fringe: The Burning Man**
MissPergrine’sH4PeculiarChildren***
I Am Malala***
Divergence***
Stone Rain****
Homeland:Carrie’s Run**
The Watcher In The Shadows**
Nymphomation*
Eternals***
Sophie’s World**
My Policeman****
The Vanishing Act Of Esme Lennox**
The Maze Runner*
The Cuckoo’s Calling*
The X Files: Season 10***
Neverwhere: Graphic Book ***
Surfacing*
The Talented Mr Ripley*
Haunted**
Dust**
Flowers In The Attic***
Aliens:Genocide*
Dear Fatty****
Mockingjay***
Aliens:Labyrinth**
Harry P. & TheOrderOfThePhoenix**
Dr. Yes**
Icelander*
Want You Dead***
The Rats*
The Fault In Our Stars ****
Waldon Two**
NoOneBelongsHereMore Than You**
Marvel 1692**
Harry Potter&TheHalfBloodPrince***
Odd & The Frost Giants*
A Liar’s Autobiography**
V For Vendetta***
Dear Me***
Beyond the Fringe***
Batman: Black & White**
Fire Gospel**
TwentyMillionLeaguesUnderTheSea*
The Coma*
Petals In The Wind**
Frank***
The Good The Bad & The Furry**
The Long Earth*
Murder Mysteries***
The Shadow Of The Wind**
No Safe House***
Raven Girl***
Crazy Hair**
The Book Of Lost Things**
Violent Cases****
HarryPotter & The Deathly Hallows****
Mrs Fry’s Diary***
Under The Skin*
Aliens: Alien Harvest*
Aliens: Rogue*
Dead Letter Drop*
Good Omens*
The Fall Of Five***
Look Who It Is!**
The Midwich Cuckoos**
Evelyn Evelyn ***
Equations Of Life*
Hawthorne & Child*
Blade Runner 2*
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PS~ My Policeman was the best read book for us of them all last year!

Save the date! Literary event in Worthing!

Some of you may know already know but for those who don’t, we feel that this deserves a shout out…there’s a new literary event in town called: The Write Night!

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