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The Edinburgh Literary Festival | Starts 9 August 2014 Ends 25 August 2014

Set in a specially created tented village in Charlotte Square Gardens in the heart of Edinburgh, the Edinburgh International Book Festival offers something for just about every age and every interest, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. They welcome more than 800 authors in over 700 events each year including novelists, poets, scientists, philosophers, sportsmen, illustrators, comics ...

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Emma Healey Appearances | Starts 12 August 2014 Ends 16 October 2014

Emma Healy, author of the fantastic Elizabeth is Missing, is appearing at events all over the UK, from now until October.   Elizabeth is Missing - Maud’s been getting forgetful. She keeps buying peach slices when she has a cupboard full, forgets to drink the cups of tea she’s made and writes notes to remind herself of things. But Maud is determined ...

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In conversation with David Levithan and James Dawson – Waterstones Piccadilly | 14 August 2014

Join rising YA star James Dawson, author of Hollow Pike and Say Her Name and the hotly anticipated This Book is Gay, for an evening of questions and conversation with bestselling superstar David Levithan, author of Every Day, Two Boys Kissing and co-author of Will Grayson, Will Grayson with John Green. David will read from one of his acclaimed novels ...

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To Kill A Mockingbird at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre | Starts 28 August 2014 Ends 13 September 2014

The award winning stage adaptation of Harper Lee's brilliant novel To Kill a Mockingbird is returning to Regent's Park Open Air Theatre this summer, ahead of a UK tour. The cast have yet to be announced. http://openairtheatre.com/production/to-kill-a-mockingbird-2014

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If I Stay – in UK cinemas 29th August 2014 | 29 August 2014 | 29 August 2014

The long-awaited adaptation of Gayle Forman's 2009 novel hits the big screen this summer. Chloë Grace Morets stars in this gripping drama as Mia Hall, a 17-year-old musician torn between her dreams and the love of her life, which all changes forever when tragedy strikes.

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Gillian Flynn Films | Starts 1 September 2014 Ends 3 October 2014

Gillian Fynn, author of gripping mystery Gone Girl,  intense thriller Dark Places and the addictive Sharp Objects is having two of her novels made into films - Gone Girl and Dark Places. Gone Girl, staring Ben Affleck, is being released on the 3rd of October, and Dark Places on the 1st of September. The Observer describes Gone Girl as "dazzlingly dark, searingly intelligent" and ...

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The Chiswick Book Festival! | Starts 11 September 2014 Ends 15 September 2014

The Sixth Chiswick Book Festival is coming! It will run from Thursday September 11th to Monday 15th 2014, based at St Michael & All Angels, Bedford Park, London W4, where books will be on sale courtesy of Waterstones in Chiswick. Other events will be held at Chiswick House, Chiswick Library, the Arts Educational Schools and the Tabard Theatre. The full programme ...

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The Maze Runner UK Release | Starts 10 October 2014 Ends 31 December 2014

James Dashner's best selling novel of 2009 The Maze Runner is being made into  film, to be released on Friday the 10th of October in the UK. It stars Dylan O'Brian, Kaya Scodelario and Will Poulter. Synopsis - When Thomas wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys, he has no memory of the outside world ...