South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future

REVIEW: The Bombs That Brought Us Together: Costa Children’s Book Award 2016 Winner

Charlie Law is a fourteen year who dreams of what life would be like on the other side. The other side of the border that is.

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The Costa Book Awards 2016 Category Winners Have Been Announced

Last night saw the announcement of the Costa Book Awards 2016 category winners, let’s take a look who won…

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Book to the Future Event Happening at Petroc and Barnstaple Libraries: Visiting Author, Jem Lester

The Library at Petroc will be hosting its first ever author visit next month in conjunction with Barnstaple library.

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Irenosen Okojie Features in the Long List of Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour

We featured her in the Reading Passport as one of our Future Voices and we reviewed Speak Gigantular here and we were delighted here at Reading Passport HQ to hear the news that Irenosen Okojie has been long listed for a prize celebrating authors of BAME origins. 

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

In 2001 following the riotous success of the novels, the first film in the big screen adaptations of the novels was released. Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as the three protagonists and featuring a glittering host of British greats from stage and screen, the film sparked its own global phenomenon and brought […]

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Special Feature: Library Picks #5, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is a 1997 novel by JK Rowling.

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Cosy Christmas Reads #12, How the Grinch Stole Christmas

The story of the green Grinch who lives on his mountain has become a classic for the festive season.

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Merry Christmas Lovely Libraries

Here at Reading Passport, we want to send a festive salute to all the lovely libraries who’ve been getting involved in Book to the Future this year.

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Cosy Christmas Reads #11 The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding

The Queen of crime (Agatha Christie)’s murder mysteries have become staples of Christmas Day viewing and this little tale has been the inspiration for another classic.

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A Taste of Honey

A Taste of Honey is described as possibly the most performed by a post war female playwright. It has enjoyed many adaptations, like the successful 2014 National Theatre production starring Lesley Sharp.

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