Virtual groups

young people Run by Maria Hardie

Tags Reading Hack

adults Run by Carole Bowe

Tags audio, ebook, graphic novel, lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender

adults Run by Linda Smith

Tags bibliotherapy (Mood-boosting Books)

young people Run by jack

Tags audio, ebook, online, women only

adults Run by Christopher John Bridgman

Tags adults with low level literacy, audio, ebook, online, talking books, visually impaired

adults Run by Donna Taylor

Tags audio, ebook, graphic novel, online, talking books, writing

adults Run by Lizzie Quill

Tags ebook, online, writing

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A year of books with Jo Whiley on Radio 2 2019

We’re celebrating a year of fantastic books on the Radio 2 Book Club with Jo Whiley! Since January 2019, 21 of the best new fiction titles have been featured on the show. The Reading Agency has been working with the BBC since 2013, and along with a team of passionate librarians, we help select the titles that are chosen for the show. So, take a look at the 2019 Book Club titles – from household names to the hottest new talent, we’re sure you’ll find something for you and your reading group to...

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How to start a reading group

Interested in joining a reading group or starting one of your own? Download our quick guide to getting started.

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Hive and The Reading Agency

The Reading Agency loves books, in every form, and we know you do too. We love it when people borrow books in every format from their brilliant local libraries. We love it when reading groups get exclusive free proofs from our publisher partners. We love it when readers pick up a pre-loved book from a second-hand bookshop for a song. And we also love it when you buy yourself or someone else a brand new book from a high street bookshop. We also know that buying online is quick and convenient...

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