A literary weekend away

The summer holidays might be coming to an end but the sun is shining and there’s no excuse to not make the most of the weekend! So for all book lovers out there, what could be better than combining some literary ...

Reading recommended by celebrities

Back in May, Bill Gates dropped five books he would recommend that you read. This week Barack Obama has offered us his summer reading choices. And why not be influenced in what to read next by your favourite celeb? You like ...

Your BLF (best literary friend)

Sunday 7th August is International Friendship Day, so this post honours great friends in books. I started by asking around the office: if you had to pick a character in a book to be friends with, who would you pick? This was ...

Summer holiday reading and listening

This post is based on an article written by Alex Strick and published on Book Trust. How can you support and encourage summer holiday reading when a child has reading difficulties? If ‘reading for pleasure’ seems instead like a ...

15 reasons why audiobooks are amazing

Audiobooks have so many things going for them and there’s loads of articles out there about their recent rise in popularity. But what if you’re yet to give audiobooks a try? Or don’t know what they can offer you? Well let these reasons ...