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Interactive video lesson plan for: April Book Haul | Booksandquills.

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Lots of lovely new books this month! Hope you enjoy hearing about them. :) By the way, all books that I receive from publishers have always been specifically requested by me or have been offered on email and then accepted by me! I don't accept any unsolicited books for review. Let me know if you'd like me to do a video about how I decide which book to pic! Also, thoughts on me including Dutch titles from time to time?

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Aurabel by Laura Dockrill
GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29979298-aurabel?ac=1&from_search=true
Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/Aurabel/9781471404245/?a_aid=booksandquills

Het gouden ei* by Tim Krabbé
GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11153216-het-gouden-ei

*Translated as The Vanishing!
GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/598535.The_Vanishing

Kom hier dat ik u kus* by Griet Op de Beeck
GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23267014-kom-hier-dat-ik-u-kus?ac=1&from_search=true

*The English translation rights for this one have apparently just been sold. :)

The Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld, Alex Puvilland (Artist), Hilary Sycamore (Colorist)
GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23532871-spill-zone?from_search=true
Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/Spill-Zone-Scott-Westerfield-Alex-Pavilland/9781596439368/?a_aid=booksandquills

Thornhill by Pam Smy
GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28107168-thornhill?from_search=true
Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/Thornhill-Pam-Smy/9781910200612?ref=grid-view&qid=1494623627819&sr=1-3/?a_aid=booksandquills

Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag
GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33010976-ghachar-ghochar
Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/Ghachar-Ghochar/9780571336074/?a_aid=booksandquills

Release by Patrick Ness
GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31194576-release?ac=1&from_search=true
Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/Release-Patrick-Ness/9781406331172?ref=grid-view&qid=1494623676268&sr=1-2/?a_aid=booksandquills

I'm a Book Depository affiliate and get a small cut from every purchase made through my links. Thanks so much for the support!

If you live in England, you can also order via your local bookshop on http://www.hive.co.uk/Books.

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Cruelty-free beauty and lifestyle channel with Marion.

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I can give talks, moderate panels or appear on panels on a variety of topics, from BookTube to how to be a book influencer, working with brands and publishers, how to run or start a YouTube channel, building your personal brand online, creativity and productivity, and much more. I can also host author Q&As, panels and other publishing events. Feel free to get in touch at booksandquills@gmail.com

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I’m available to work with brands, both on YouTube and on my other social channels (Twitter, Instagram, blog). Feel free to get in touch at booksandquills@gmail.com

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Can you review my book?
I’m always happy to hear about upcoming books, but I’m afraid I don’t review self-published books and usually prefer to be contacted by the publisher rather than the author. I can only accept a small number of books for review, since I have a lot of books lined up already. I enjoy reading classics, dystopian/apocalyptic novels, sci-fi, translated fiction and a variety of graphic novels, YA and contemporary literary fiction. You can contact me at booksandquills@gmail.com

Where is your accent from?
I was born and raised in the Netherlands, studied English Literature at Leiden University (also in the Netherlands), studied in the US for 3 months and had lots of American friends, hence the weird accent. I'm definitely not Irish or Canadian, I promise!

Where do you live?
I live in London and have been here for 4 years now.

Where do you work?
I'm a Social Media Producer at Penguin Random House UK.

How did you get into publishing?
I did publishing work experience on 3 different occasions, did a lot of networking and learned everything I know about social media from creating and running this channel for 8 years. (P.s. You don't necessarily have to study Publishing or English to get a job in publishing!).

What do you use to film?
I have a Canon 60D with a Tokina 11-16 lens (which is super useful if you want to sit close to your camera and still get a wide shot) and I use a window as my natural lighting. I edit my videos in Final Cut X.

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