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The Good Book Guide has, for over forty years, been one of the most valued places to get honest, expert book reviews. Sadly, in 2015 The Good Book Guide closed its doors but an agreement with Lovereading was reached to acquire its impressive back catalogue of reviews from the last decade and these have now been integrated into the website. Many well known reviewers and globally renowned authors have reviewed for The Good Book Guide over the years including Barry Forshaw, Fiona Lafferty, Antonia Fraser, Salman Rushdie, Beryl Bainbridge and Will Self to name just a few.
Lovereading and The Good Book Guide shared the same ethos - to keep readers regularly informed of the most outstanding new books across a range of genres through expert review recommendation. Here at Lovereading, we are therefore thrilled to be able to continue the Good Book Guide’s legacy through our various media channels and to continue to serve some of the passionate book readers who have been so loyal to the Good Book Guide over the years.
Fiona Lafferty, GBG’s former editor, has joined Lovereading’s Expert Review panel and said, “My association with the Good Book Guide has been a long and very happy one, so I am delighted that a home has at last been found for it at Lovereading. I know that Lovereading shares the Good Book Guide’s commitment to informing readers about the very best books available, and I am confident that, even though the Guide will not continue in printed form, that its philosophy and heritage will be upheld.”
Bing Taylor, Founding Editor of the Good Book Guide said, “I am absolutely delighted the Guide lives on under the umbrella of Lovereading. The ethos of the GBG was to provide regular, unbiased, independent guidance on books currently available and selected by knowledgeable reviewers who love reading. So what could be more appropriate than to join forces with a thriving company sharing the same ethos but adapted for the 21st century.”
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