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23 May 2017

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Find out about summer volunteering

Do you want to gain new skills and experience that will look great on your CV? Do you want to meet new people? Do you want to help children enjoy reading? Want to give back to your community? By volunteering for the Summer Reading Challenge you’re achieving all these things.

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22 February 2017

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Announcing The Top Ten Volunteer Reads 2017!

We’re excited to announce the Reading Hack Top Ten Volunteer Reads for summer 2017.

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22 September 2017

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Banned Books Week 2017: Our Top Picks

24-30 September is Banned Books Week. Take a look at our favourite YA books that have been banned in schools and libraries around the world.

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4 September 2017

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Man Booker 2017: About Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith was offered a publishing deal for her first novel when she was just 21. Her latest book, Swing Time, is on the Man Booker 2017 longlist.

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30 August 2017

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Man Booker 2017: Exit West and Books About the Refugee Experience

Books on the Man Booker longlist often deal with current world events. Inspired by Exit West, we’ve chosen four more books to read based on the refugee experience

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21 August 2017

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The Popcorn Sessions: Catherine Barter

Reading Hackers from Accrington Library interviewed Catherine Barter about her debut novel, Troublemakers

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16 August 2017

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A Day in the Life of a Reading Hacker: Leah from Gateshead

Leah is new to Reading Hack, but loved getting involved in a special Spiegel Tent rhymetime event.

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14 August 2017

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Shelf Help: Beating loneliness over the school holidays

You might have been counting down the days until the end of term all year, but now the holidays are here now feel cut off from your friends. It’s not just you: more than half of young people feel lonely and isolated when they’re away from school or college.

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26 July 2017

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Shelf Help: Exam results stress

The Reading Well for young people booklist has a section especially dedicated to how you can handle stress.

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17 May 2017

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Reading Well Author Interview: Juno Dawson

Reading Hackers from Lewisham and Gateshead interview Juno Dawson about Mind Your Head and her latest novel, Margot and Me.

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