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Resources

05 April 2022

Sofia Khan and the Baby Blues: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title Sofia Khan and the Baby Blues by Sofia Malik. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

The Cutting Season: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title The Cutting Season by M.W. Craven. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

The Swimmer: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title The Swimmer by Graham Norton. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

Witness: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title Witness by Alex Wheatle. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

My Name Is Why (Quick Reads): Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title My Name Is Why (abridged for Quick Reads) by Lemn Sissay. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

The Black Mountain: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title The Black Mountain by Kate Mosse. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

Blind Spot: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title Blind Spot by Paula Hawkins. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

The Kiss: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title The Kiss by Santa Montefiore. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

17 March 2022

Quick Reads 2022 toolkit for libraries and bookshops

Please use this toolkit for ideas on how to use and promote Quick Reads. Share this toolkit with colleagues and do get in touch to tell us how you’ve used the books!

17 March 2022

Quick Reads 2022 book jackets

The eight covers of the 2022 Quick Reads can be found at the below dropbox link for use on publicity materials.

17 March 2022

Quick Reads 2022 editable poster

This poster can be edited with local information, for example event details or information on borrowing. It can be printed out or used online to promote the 2022 Quick Reads.

17 March 2022

Quick Reads 2022 poster Welsh/English bilingual

This poster is in Welsh/English bilingual for promoting the 2022 Quick Reads collection in Wales.

17 March 2022

Quick Reads 2022 poster

This poster can be used online or downloaded and printed out to advertise the 2022 Quick Reads.

17 March 2022

Quick Reads 2022 assets for social media

Please find cards sized for posting on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to advertise the 2022 Quick Reads! Remember to tag @readingagency #QuickReads

22 July 2021

Quick Reads evaluation report 2020-1

Evaluation report for the Quick Reads programme 2020-1.

20 July 2021

Crime and Thriller

Struggling to get into reading? Can’t find a book to keep you hooked? Why not take your pick from this selection of these gripping Crime and Thriller titles…

20 July 2021

Sports!

A selection of twelve sport-related titles to get you inspired!

19 May 2021

Wish You Were Dead: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...

18 May 2021

Saving the Day: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...

18 May 2021

The Baby Is Mine: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...

18 May 2021

How to be a Woman: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...

18 May 2021

The Motive: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...

18 May 2021

The Skylight: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...

17 May 2021

Quick Reads 2021 high res photos

These photos can be used to publicise the Quick Reads books to your readers.

17 May 2021

Quick Reads images for plasma screens

These posters are sized for use on any screens you may have in your library, college, prison or workplace to spread the word about Quick Reads!

13 May 2021

Quick Reads 2021 Packshots & Covers

Use these book covers and packshots to advertise the Quick Reads programme.

13 May 2021

Quick Reads 2021 Animation & Author video

Share these videos on social media or use them on your own website or screens to advertise the latest Quick Reads and spread the joy of reading!

13 May 2021

Quick Reads 2021 Assets for Social Media

We have assets sized for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to advertise the new set of Quick Reads for 2021.

13 May 2021

Quick Reads 2021 Discussion Guides

Use these reader and discussion guides in book groups, Reading Ahead sessions or literacy classes to spark conversation about the six 2021 Quick Reads.

25 March 2021

The latest Quick Reads!

Quick Reads are short books written by bestselling authors. If you’re new to reading, struggle to find the time for longer books or want to try out some new authors – Quick Reads are the answer! These six titles were...