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Win, read and review copies We Are Not Like Them by Christine Pride and Jo Piazza

This is the story of a lifelong friendship between two women – Riley, a successful black television journalist and Jen, a working-class white woman married to a Philadelphia police officer – and what happens after Jen’s husband is involved in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

HQ is offering copies to reading groups. Complete the survey below to apply. The deadline is 22 October.

’An absolute must read for your book clubs for debate and discussion’ Nina Pottell, Prima


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.


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.


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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