Summer 2018 Booklist

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Now that summer has arrived, we’re all looking for that perfect book to take to the beach. The Reading Agency staff have put together our ultimate summer booklist recommendations, with new and older books that we think everyone should take on their holidays.
When your children go to the library to get their books for the Summer Reading Challenge, how about picking up one of these suggestions?

What’s your summer book recommendation? Join in the conversation online with #summerread

To download the list, click the link below.

Borrow any of the books from your local library.

Buy any of the books and support your local bookshop.

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