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Sita Brahmachari

Sita Brahmachari

Sita Brahmachari's powerful new book, When Shadows Fall, weaves together themes of mental health, friendship and the environment. I More...

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Brigid Kemmerer's Q&A for Defy the Night

Brigid Kemmerer's Q&A for Defy the Night

We're thrilled to have Brigid Kemmerer join us on ReadingZone this month, to tell us about her new YA fantasy novel Defy the Night! < More...

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A Career in..... See all

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

What does a graphic designer do, and how do you become one? James Mobb describes his work in film, where he has d More...

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Latest Books & Extracts

  • When The War Came Home

    A mesmerising historical mystery set in the aftermath of World War One, from the author of The Valley of Lost Secrets. Perfect for fans o

  • Blue Running

    In the new Republic of Texas, guns are compulsory and nothing is forgiven. Blue Running is a gripping coming-of-age thriller set in post-

  • Art of Protest: What a Revolution Looks Like

    "Start making. Start being the change you want to see in this world."From Keith Haring to Extinction Rebellion, the Civil Rights Movement

  • When Shadows Fall

    After suffering a huge loss, Kai is drawn on to a dangerous path. With the help of those who love him, will he find his way back?

  • Gilded

    Marissa Meyer, #1 New York Times-bestselling author returns with a sensational reimagining of Rumpelstiltskin a

  • Medusa

    A dazzling, feminist retelling of Greek myth from the internationally bestselling author of The Miniaturist, stunningly illustrated by Ol

Featured Authors

  • Sita Brahmachari

    Sita Brahmachari: Sita Brahmachari's powerful new book, When Shadows Fall, weaves together themes of mental health, friendship and the environment. I

  • Marissa Meyer

    Marissa Meyer: #1 New York Times–bestselling author Marissa Meyer's new book, Gilded, is a remarkable retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin

  • Melissa Cummings-Quarry & Natalie A Carter

    Melissa Cummings-Quarry & Natalie A Carter: Best friends Melissa Cummings-Quarry and Natalie A. Carter are the authors of Grown: The Black Girls' G

  • Deirdre Sullivan

    Deirdre Sullivan: Deirdre Sullivan's latest book Precious Catastrophe is the darkly magical follow-up to Perfectly Preventable Deaths. Dei

  • M.A. Bennett

    M.A. Bennett: MA Bennett's S.T.A.G.S. series is currently in production and there are now four books in the series, including the late

  • Bryony Pearce

    Bryony Pearce: Bryony Pearce's new book Cruel Castle (from the Red Eye series) is a slick horror version of an escape room and follows

Your Reviews

  • When The War Came Home

    Jacqueline

    Natty is forced to leave her home and go with her mother to stay at her cousin's farm in another Welsh village. There she gets to know her wider family, i...

  • Art of Protest: What a Revolution Looks Like

    Lorraine

    Big Picture Press have hit the nail on the head with this new book, Art of Protest: What a revolution looks like, by artivist De Nichols....

  • Grown: The Black Girls' Guide to Glowing Up

    Abieyuwa  Age 13

    This book guides on how to live your life as a black British girl. It incorporates everything that makes us who we are. Growing up you don’t really see pe...

  • Lionheart Girl

    Clare

    Born into a family of West African witches, Sheba has long known of her family’s magical powers and the consequent distrust of the other villagers. Living...

  • When Shadows Fall

    Lucy

    Kai, Orla and Zak grew up together, their days spent on the patch of wilderness in between their homes; a small green space in a sprawling, grey city. Mus...

  • Blue Running

    Sharon

    Imagine a world where everyone wears a gun, by law, even children. This is the everyday life for 14-year-old Bluebonnet Andrews, living in the independent...

  • The Ember Days

    Linda

    Well, this wonderful new author has done it once again, as she has turned out another epic adventure in this sequel book to The Harm Tree... After the dra...

  • Once Upon A Broken Heart: the New York Times bestseller

    Linda

    This new title by the wonderful Stephanie Garber is a spin off from her amazing fantasy series Caraval. Believe me when I say, that this too leaves you wa...

  • Gilded

    Linda

    It's been a while since I picked one of Marissa Meyer's wonderful reimaginings of our famous fairytales, (if you haven't already, you need to check our he...

  • Shackleton's Endurance: An Antarctic Survival Story

    Ruth

    Shackleton's Endurance: An Antarctic Survival Story is an excellent narrative book rich in historical fact and harrowing in detail about...

Videos & Vlogs

Psychological horror from Sam Pope

Psychological horror from Sam Pope

From a graveyard in Oxford, author Sam Pope introduces us to her new psychological horror story, The Haunting of Lindy Pennyworth

Naomi Gibson introduces her new thriller

Naomi Gibson introduces her new thriller

Writing about the 'dark side'

Writing about the 'dark side'

Look out for zombies (naturally), hell hounds and the occasional talking pet in this fast-paced and wit-sharp story about teenage

This month’s highlights

  • Picture Book

    Create a Picture Book

    Create a Picture Book

    ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2022 We are delighted to announce that author and illustrator Sarah McIntyre will be judging the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition...

  • Book Trailers

    Make a Book Trailer

    Make a Book Trailer

    Create a Book Trailer Create a book trailer of your favourite book or your latest bookclub read for ReadingZone, and encourage others to read the book!  Or you can use it...

  • Videos & Vlogs

    Creating a Book Vlog

    Creating a Book Vlog

    Ever wanted to create your own vlog, but don't know how to get started? In these videos, author and book vlogger Lucy Powrie (lucythereader) gives her tips on getting started, what to inc...