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Meet our Baileys groups

11 April 2014 / Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction / 0 comments

We were thrilled at the response to our call out for book groups to shadow the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. Below, we introduce six of the 12 groups. The Groups The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Book Group (above) We are all connected to the Festival Fringe in one way or another. A shared love of the arts brought us together to work, and a shared love of a good book, a glass of wine and a good natter, brought about our book group. As an (unintentionally) all female group, we have used the winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction as a discussion… more

Free copies of Family Life

15 April 2014 / Books for reading groups / Offers / 0 comments

We have four reading group sets (10 copies per set) of Family Life by Akhil Sharma for reading groups. To apply for a set, complete this survey by 22 April. We'll ask for reviews by the end of July. Family Life Ajay, eight years old and his brother Birju, four years older spend their days playing cricket in the… more

Running with the Pack giveaway

11 April 2014 / Books for reading groups / Offers / 0 comments

We have 10 reading group sets (10 copies per set) of Running with the Pack by Mark Rowlands for reading groups. Groups will also receive a letter from the author and the chance to interview him via Skype. To apply for a set, complete this survey by 21 April. We'll ask for reviews by 30 July. Running with the… more

April 2014 Chatterbooks Reads

10 April 2014 / Chatterbooks / 0 comments

Each month the Chatterbooks team select their favourite new titles with the help of librarians, publishers, and children. Here are our picks for April. Books for Younger Readers Everyone thinks that little monsters are cute and cuddly, but this monster's grumpy and grouchy. Honest! He does REAL monster stuff, like stomping around and eating squishy, squelchy food like bug eye stew. He's… more