Pass on the love for The Flatshare!

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Beth O’Leary’s heartwarming and joyful novel The Flatshare hit the bestseller charts last year and readers have been raving about it ever since! To celebrate the paperback coming out on 20th Feb we’re offering you the chance to win copies of this incredibly charming debut for your reading group to enjoy. To enter, simply contact the email address below telling us why you loved The Flatshare. There are 10 sets of 10 books up for grabs, so get requesting! We’ll choose the winners by Friday 7th February.


Keeping your reading group active while social distancing

Are you wondering how your reading group can continue to meet, even while you’re social distancing? With many people at home with family, flatmates or on their own, we know that books are so important to provide comfort, solace and escapism. Staying socially connected, and keeping your regular reading group meetings in your diary, is going to be very important in keeping up morale and supporting everyone’s mental health as we adjust to a new way of living.

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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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