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24 May 2022

The Country of Others library display pack

Here you will find materials to promote the paperback edition of The Country of Others by Leïla Slimani, the first instalment of a new trilogy set in Morocco. This pack contains: • Downloadable A4 poste (pdf) • Downloadable bunting template (pdf) • Digital assets including an author video, social media assets, and examples of copy for online posts • Discussion guide (pdf) • A TI sheet, containing information about the book (pdf)

24 May 2022

The House with the Golden Door downloadable posters

This pack includes digital materials to promote The House with the Golden Door by Elodie Harper: • 1x A3 Postercard (print-ready pdf) • 1x A4 Postercard (print-ready pdf) • If you have ordered a full pack of display materials, you will also be able to access a display guide

13 May 2022

'Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead' Reading Group Guide

Atlantic Books is offering guides to reading groups UK-wide for the critically-acclaimed novel Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead by Emily Austin, out now in hardback and ebook, and available in paperback from 2nd June 2022. THE BLURB ‘Funny about death, real about anxiety, witty about the things that worry us the most’ Emma Gannon, author of Olive ‘So fundamentally kind that you can feel the warmth coming off each page’ Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, author of Starling Days Gilda cannot stop...

13 May 2022

'We Run the Tides' Reading Group Guide

Atlantic Books is offering guides to reading groups UK-wide for the critically-acclaimed novel We Run the Tides by Vendela Vida, out now in hardback and ebook, and available in paperback from 5th May 2022. THE BLURB ‘Smart, perceptive, elegant, sad, surprising and addictive. And it’s also FUNNY.’ Nick Hornby ‘What We Run the Tides probes so poignantly is the volatility of female adolescence… Knowing and powerfully enigmatic.’ Observer Teenage Eulabee and her magnetic best friend, Maria...

10 May 2022

Checkmate in Berlin printable display materials and digital assets

This pack contains printable resources to create a display to promote Checkmate in Berlin by Giles Milton, plus digital assets to share on social media. Assets for sharing on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook A4 poster (pdf) Bunting (pdf)

05 May 2022

An Extra Pair of Hands digital assets

This pack contains assets promoting An Extra Pair of Hands by Kate Mosse for sharing on social media, plus a video from the author.

05 May 2022

The Usborne Unworry Pack

The Usborne Unworry Pack is a collection of fun, mindful activities to help children and adults UNWORRY. It’s full of things to calm you down and distract you, and places where you can put your worries, instead of letting them hang around in your head. We would love to see how you share the Unworry Pack on social media with #UsborneUnworryPack and tagging readingagency and usborne.

03 May 2022

International Booker Prize 2022 Reading Guides

Find out more about the titles on the 2022 International Booker Prize longlist with these reading guides, with information about each book, author and translator and why it made it onto the list.

27 Apr 2022

Turn the Tide on Climate Anxiety extract and activity

It’s hard to watch the news without hearing or seeing something disturbing about the climate emergency. This can trigger all sorts of emotions: worry, anger, sadness, guilt, and even grief but also often over-looked positive emotions like motivation, connection and care. Written by psychologists with extensive experience in treating people with eco-anxiety, Turn the Tide on Climate Anxiety shows you how to harness these emotions, validate them, and transform them into positive action. This...

26 Apr 2022

The English Patient: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Big Jubilee Read title The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

26 Apr 2022

Paradise: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Big Jubilee Read title Paradise by Abdulrazak Gurnah. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

26 Apr 2022

The Memory of Love: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Big Jubilee Read title The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

19 Apr 2022

The Big Jubilee Read Discussion Guide: 2012-2022

Decade guide and discussion questions to accompany the Big Jubilee Read: 2012-2022. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

19 Apr 2022

The Big Jubilee Read Discussion Guide: 2002-2011

Decade guide and discussion questions to accompany the Big Jubilee Read: 2002-2011. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

19 Apr 2022

The Big Jubilee Read Discussion Guide: 1992-2001

Decade guide and discussion questions to accompany the Big Jubilee Read: 1992-2001. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

19 Apr 2022

The Big Jubilee Read Discussion Guide: 1982-1991

Decade guide and discussion questions to accompany the Big Jubilee Read: 1982-1991. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

19 Apr 2022

The Big Jubilee Read Discussion Guide: 1972-1981

Decade guide and discussion questions to accompany the Big Jubilee Read: 1972-1981. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

19 Apr 2022

The Big Jubilee Read Discussion Guide: 1962-1971

Decade guide and discussion questions to accompany the Big Jubilee Read: 1962-1971. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

19 Apr 2022

The Big Jubilee Read Discussion Guide: 1952-1961

Decade guide and discussion questions to accompany the Big Jubilee Read: 1952-1961. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

19 Apr 2022

'The Shadow Child' Reading Group Questions

Dig deeper into the themes of ‘The Shadow Child’ by Rachel Hancox with this Reading Group Guide. With a strong storyline and utterly believable characters, this book is the perfect reading group title, perfect for fans of bestsellers such as Eve Chase, Kate Morton and Rachel Hore. About The Book Eighteen-year-old Emma has loving parents and a promising future ahead of her. So why, one morning, does she leave home without a trace? Her parents, Cath and Jim, are devastated. They have no idea...

19 Apr 2022

The Night Tiger: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Big Jubilee Read title The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

19 Apr 2022

How We Disappeared: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Big Jubilee Read title How We Disappeared by Jing-Jing Lee. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

19 Apr 2022

The Book of Night Women: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Big Jubilee Read title The Book of Night Women by Marlon James. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

12 Apr 2022

The Reading Agency's April Booklist for Adults - Autism

We have created a list of brilliant books written predominantly by autistic authors and representing a diverse range of experiences, stories and voices. We have used identity first language (autistic) in line with current best practice, unless a different term has been used by an autistic author in their work. We are proud to have worked with Autistic UK on the creation of this booklist. Autistic UK is an Autistic People’s Organisation (APO) – an organisation run by autistic people for...

05 Apr 2022

Sofia Khan and the Baby Blues: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title Sofia Khan and the Baby Blues by Sofia Malik. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 Apr 2022

The Cutting Season: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title The Cutting Season by M.W. Craven. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 Apr 2022

The Swimmer: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title The Swimmer by Graham Norton. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 Apr 2022

Witness: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title Witness by Alex Wheatle. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 Apr 2022

My Name Is Why (Quick Reads): Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title My Name Is Why (abridged for Quick Reads) by Lemn Sissay. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 Apr 2022

The Black Mountain: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title The Black Mountain by Kate Mosse. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

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