Halloween is upon us and we’re indulging in some frightful reads with a look back at some of literature’s scariest characters. Reader Volunteer David has been finding out which characters still gives Reader staff the shivers.
It’s going to be a busy Roald Dahl Day for us here at The Reader as we have quite a few exciting special events on the cards but of course we’ll be making time to read some of the great man’s works too!
The lovely Faith who has been with us on work experience for the past two weeks has a Recommended Read to share, The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.
This week’s Read has been chosen by Facilities Manager Nicola who reflects on the beloved children’s story Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery.
This week’s read is recommended by Storybarn developer Holly who has chosen Shaun Tan’s fantastic Tales from Outer Suburbia.
Happy St Patrick’s Day! We’ve been pondering our favourite reads from across the Emerald Isle from recent years and put together our Recommended Reads from Irish writers.
Mother’s Day is just around the corner and it has us thinking about the literary mums celebrated in our A Little, Aloud anthologies so we thought we’d share our recommended reads for Mother’s Day.
This International Women’s Day we’re celebrating the women in literature, particularly those whose work we’ve been reading over the past year in our Read of the Week feature.
Happy World Book Day! We’re celebrating with our favourite reads for children – find out what made our list.
Happy St David’s Day! We have extra reason to celebrate this year with the recent announcement that funding has been secured for a new Shared Reading project in North Wales!