1
Night School
Night School

Child, Lee

2
The Girl on the Train
The Girl on the Train

Hawkins, Paula

3
This Was a Man
This Was a Man

Archer, Jeffrey

4
The Wrong Side of Goodbye
The Wrong Side of Goodbye

Connelly, Michael

5
16th Seduction
16th Seduction

Patterson, James

6
The Whistler
The Whistler

Grisham, John

8
Rather be the Devil
Rather be the Devil

Rankin, Ian

9
City of Friends
City of Friends

Trollope, Joanna

10
A Secret Garden
A Secret Garden

Fforde, Katie

1 - 5
6 - 10
*Data supplied by and copyright to Nielsen BookScan, taken from the LibScan panel for period ending 02/05/2017.

Reading groups and library events

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National Reading Programmes

Richard and Judy’s book club

Richard and Judy’s book club - Calling all book lovers, The Richard and Judy's Book Club is the ideal place to get recommendations, see author interviews and hear from other readers.

World Book Day

World Book Day - World Book Day is the biggest celebration of its kind, anywhere. Millions and millions of book vouchers given out, great free books for kids, excitement everywhere (on blogs, in newspapers, on TV and in schools, libraries and, of course, bookshops), people coming together (including lots and lots of young readers) in a big, loud, happy celebration of reading.

From the Reading Agency

The following reading groups are run by The Reading Agency the independent charity with a mission to get more people reading more, in partnership with the Society of Chief Librarians

Six book challenge

One in six adults struggles to read. The Reading Agency’s Six Book Challenge improves the chances in life for people who find reading difficult by building their reading confidence and motivation.

Reading Groups For Everyone

Reading Groups for Everyone is spreading the word and celebrating all the great things that reading groups, writing groups and book clubs offer.

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 Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge challenges children aged 4 to 11 to read six books during the long summer holiday.

There is a different theme each year. Children can read whatever they like - fact books, joke books, picture books, audio books - just as long as they are borrowed from the library.