Good Reading : July 2011
WWW.GOODREADINGMAGAZINE.COM GOOD READING JULY 2011 10 BOOKED UP MAKE IT A DATE We’re now in the depths of winter – the perfect time to retreat to somewhere warm with a good book Check out all the fabulous book-related things you can do this month. Ask a friend to recommend one of their favourite reads. Visit your local ookshop and ask what their favourite ook is. Write a poem and stick it on the fridge. Visit the gr Facebook page – we do giveaways every Friday! Encourage a young person to read by reading together. Revisit your old cookbooks and try a new recipe. New books by Ann Patchett, Stella Rimington and Paul McGeough are out now. National Diabetes Week starts. Enjoyed The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham? Her new book, There Should Be More Dancing, is out in stores now. Visit your local library. Take a look around. You might be surprised by what you find. Find that classic you’ve been meaning to read and begin! Clean out your bookshelves and donate to the local library or community centre. Crime lovers rejoice – New Peter James book, Dead Man’s Grip, out today. Find the hidden symbols in this issue of the magazine and online. Enter the competition to win! Prime Minister’s Literary Award winners announced this week. Check out our website! Crime Writers’ Association Dagger Award winners announced today. National Stress Down Day today too! Head to the gr website and enter our July competitions – they close soon! Buy a postcard from where you live or are holidaying. Write about your favourite books and post it to us. We’ll share it in the magazine. Invite some book-loving friends for dinner and talk about each person’s most loved book. National Tree Day. Head to the park and take your current good read.