The White Queen

We’re just a couple of weeks away from World Book Night 2013 and I’m heading to Waterstones this week to pick up my 20 copies of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. I was determined this year to read more than just the book I was giving out…

World Book Night 2013 Books Announced

One of the highlights of this year has been participating in World Book Night. I was lucky enough to be chosen as a “giver” and distributed 24 copies of The Road by Cormac McCarthy. It was a great feeling and I loved being able to share how much I love reading and discovering new books and authors with people I wouldn’t normally discuss books…

The Road

Today is 23rd April, UNESCO’s World Book Day and the anniversary of both the birth and death of William Shakespeare. It is also the second World Book Night. Intended to spread the joy of reading, World Book Night will see dedicated readers give away 24 copies….


I’m delighted to have been chosen as one of this year’s World Book Night givers. I didn’t get my first choice, The Book Thief, but I’m still really pleased to be able to give away 24 copies of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road…

World Book Night 2012

World Book Night is an opportunity for those of us who love books to share our passion with those who may not be such big reading fans. In just one night 1 million books are distributed by over 20,000 ‘givers’ – a great celebration of adult literature..