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The National Reading Group Day 'Hidden Gem' is...

28 June 2014 / National Reading Group Day / 0 comments

.... The Bookman's Tale by US-based author Charlie Lovett, published last year by Alma Books in the UK. Over 1000 readers voted for the National Reading Group Day 'Hidden Gem' - a book they felt didn't get the popular recognition it deserved, but which would make a great reading group read. The Bookman's Tale - the story of how a mysterious portrait… more

Last chance to sign up to read this year's Hidden Gem title!

17 June 2014 / National Reading Group Day / News / 0 comments

To celebrate National Reading Group Day this year, The Reading Agency has launched a hunt for the nation's favourite Hidden Gem. We asked publishers to nominate recently published books which they feel didn't get the recognition they deserved. We've collated the responses below and asked groups to vote for their favourite. Voting has now closed and the results will be announced… more

Babes in Arms

4 July 2013 / Case studies / National Reading Group Day

As part of National Reading Groups Day 2013 we're highlighting some of the best work carried out by reading groups. We talked to Lucy Tosh about her group for parents: Parents of young children know that at the end of the day, when the little ones are finally tucked up in bed, it's hard to muster up the energy to do… more