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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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16 August 2017

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Guest post: Songs from The Otherlife by Julia Gray

Julia Gray, author of The Otherlife, takes us through the songs that mean the most to her characters

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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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14 August 2017

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Shelf Help: Bullying

The start of a new term can feel intimidating, especially if you’re worried about bullying. Our Reading Well for Young People booklist can help.

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18 July 2017

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Penny Joelson: Why You Should Read 'I Have No Secrets'

We asked author Penny Joelson why Reading Hackers should try her book, I Have No Secrets

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18 July 2017

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Writing from Multiple Perspectives by Karen M McManus

We asked Karen M McManus, author of One Of Us Is Lying, to write a guest post about one of the things she found most difficult about the writing process; writing chapters from multiple points of view.

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21 December 2016

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The Popcorn Sessions: Lucy Saxon

The Page Turners Teen Book Group from Duloch Library interviewed Lucy Saxon late last year, on writing, reading and the perfect amount of pasta…

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18 November 2016

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The Popcorn Sessions with Sungju Lee

Students at Kings College School in Wimbledon interviewed Sunju Lee, author of Every Falling Star.

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