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Quick Reads -
"Quick Reads are ideal for adults who are new to reading or who find reading difficult. Written by bestselling authors and celebrities, Quick Reads are short and exciting books. Quick Reads have made a huge impact on the lives of adults who struggle with reading. Increased confidence and better job prospects are just some of the benefits that were reported in a major survey of the initiative."
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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 27 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Double Clue: And Other Hercule Poirot Stories (Quick Reads) by Agatha Christie
    The Double Clue: And Other Hercule Poirot Stories (Quick Reads) - by Agatha Christie

    £1.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780008165093 | ISBN 10: 0008165092

    A perfect introduction to Agatha Christie - four of the best Hercule Poirot stories, chosen for their readability and sense of adventure.  A man is found shot through the head in a locked room. A wealthy banker vanishes while posting a letter. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Too Good to be True (Quick Reads) by Ann Cleeves
    Too Good to be True (Quick Reads) - by Ann Cleeves

    £1.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781509806119 | ISBN 10: 1509806113

    Too Good To Be True is a gripping Quick Read from Ann Cleeves, featuring Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez from the bestselling Shetland series.   When young teacher Anna Blackwell is found dead in her home, the police think her death was suicid ... more

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  • Cover image of book I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban (Quick Reads) by Malala Yousafzai
    I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban (Quick Reads) - by Malala Yousafzai

    £1.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781474600484 | ISBN 10: 1474600484

    A special abridged Quick Reads edition of I Am Malala, the bestselling memoir from the youngest-ever winner of a Nobel Prize. *Winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize*   When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl fought for her right ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Baby at the Beach Cafe (Quick Reads) by Lucy Diamond
    A Baby at the Beach Cafe (Quick Reads) - by Lucy Diamond

    £1.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447278337 | ISBN 10: 144727833x

    A Baby at the Beach Cafe is an engaging short story follow-up to Lucy Diamond's bestselling novel The Beach Cafe.  Evie loves running her beach cafe in Cornwall but with a baby on the way, she's been told to put her feet up. Let someone else ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rules for Dating a Romantic Hero by Harriet Evans
    Rules for Dating a Romantic Hero - by Harriet Evans

    £2.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780007545360 | ISBN 10: 0007545363

    An absorbing and romantic Quick Read from the Sunday Times bestselling author.  Do you believe in happy endings?   Laura Foster used to be a hopeless romantic. She was obsessed with meeting her own Prince Charming until she grew up and r ... more

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  • Cover image of book Doctor Who: The Silurian Gift by Mike Tucker
    Doctor Who: The Silurian Gift - by Mike Tucker

    £1.00   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781849905589 | ISBN 10: 1849905584

    ‘My new Fire-Ice will solve all the problems of the planet!’   The world is on the brink of crisis. As fuel runs short, society begins to break down. One man seems to have the answer. But is it too good to be true?  The Doctor arrives ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wrong Time Wrong Place by Simon Kernick
    Wrong Time Wrong Place - by Simon Kernick

    £1.00   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099580225 | ISBN 10: 0099580225

    A gripping Quick Read from the master of the race against time thriller.   Have you ever been in the wrong place at the wrong time?   You are hiking in the Scottish highlands with three friends when you come across a girl. She is ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Sea Change by Veronica Henry
    A Sea Change - by Veronica Henry

    £1.00   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781409104018 | ISBN 10: 140910401x

    At Everdene, setting for The Beach Hut, two people meet, both with secrets to hide...  Jenna is known as The Ice Cream Girl. She doesn't mind the name one bit. After all, it's a happy name, and there are far worse jobs than selling ice creams ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Dreadful Murder: The Mysterious Death of Caroline Luard by Minette Walters
    A Dreadful Murder: The Mysterious Death of Caroline Luard - by Minette Walters

    £1.00   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781447213239 | ISBN 10: 1447213238

    A new Quick Read for World Book Day from the number 1 bestselling crime writer and author of Chickenfeed.   A body is found in the woods . . .   Based on the true story of the shocking murder of Mrs Caroline Luard, which took place in K ... more

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  • Cover image of book Doctor Who: Magic of the Angels by Jacqueline Rayner
    Doctor Who: Magic of the Angels - by Jacqueline Rayner

    £1.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781849902861 | ISBN 10: 1849902860

    'No one from this time will ever see that girl again...'   The Doctor, Amy and Rory round off a sight-seeing tour round London with a trip to the theatre. That's when things start to go wrong.  The Doctor wonders why so ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Quantum of Tweed: The Man with the Nissan Micra by Conn Iggulden
    The Quantum of Tweed: The Man with the Nissan Micra - by Conn Iggulden

    £4.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007455980 | ISBN 10: 0007455984

    An exclusive short story for World Book Day from one of our bestselling authors. This brilliant comic thriller will have you on the edge of your seat.   Albert Rossi has many qualities. He’s a man who can spot polyester at a hundred paces. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beyond the Bounty by Tony Parsons
    Beyond the Bounty - by Tony Parsons

    £1.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007449132 | ISBN 10: 0007449135

    From the number one bestselling author comes a swashbuckling tale of mutiny and murder in paradise...   Even Paradise can turn into a nightmare...  The Mutiny on the Bounty is the most famous uprising in naval history. Le ... more

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  • Cover image of book Full House by Maeve Binchy
    Full House - by Maeve Binchy

    £2.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781409136613 | ISBN 10: 1409136612

    A brand new Maeve Binchy - written specially for the World Book Day Quick Reads promotion.  Dee loves her children very much, but now they are all grown up, shouldn't they leave home?  Rosie moved out when she got married, but i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amy
    Amy's Diary - by Maureen Lee

    £1.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781409137382 | ISBN 10: 1409137384

    Set during the Second World War in Liverpool, this is a brand new Maureen Lee - written specially for the World Book Day Quick Reads promotion.  On 3rd September 1939, Amy Browning decided to start writing a diary. It was a momentous day ... more

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  • Cover image of book Going For Gold: Welsh Olympic Dreams for 2012 by Jocelyn Andrews, Foreword by Olympic gold medalist Lynn Davies
    Going For Gold: Welsh Olympic Dreams for 2012 - by Jocelyn Andrews, Foreword by Olympic gold medalist Lynn Davies

    £1.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781908192943 | ISBN 10: 1908192941

    What does it take to go for gold and be the greatest?  In Going For Gold, Wales's leading athletes share the secrets of their drive and determination to be the best in their sport.  Cyclist Geraint Thomas, who won Olympic gold in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little One by Lynda La Plante
    The Little One - by Lynda La Plante

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780857209207 | ISBN 10: 0857209205

    An exclusive short story for World Book Day from bestselling author Lynda La Plante. This spooky tale will make you want to sleep with the light on.  Barbara needs a story. A struggling journalist, she tricks her way into the home of former ... more

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  • Cover image of book Follow Me by Sheila O
    Follow Me - by Sheila O'Flanagan

    £1.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780755359318 | ISBN 10: 0755359313

    A fabulously warm, witty and romantic novella from the much-loved bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan, published as part of the Quick Reads series.   Pippa Jones seems to have it all. The only thing that the high-flying career girl is missin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tackling Life by Charlie Oatway
    Tackling Life - by Charlie Oatway

    £1.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780552161787 | ISBN 10: 0552161780

    Charlie Oatway was born into a family who were often in prison and always on the wrong side of the law. Unable to learn his lessons in school, Charlie was soon involved in petty crime and it seemed his life would follow that of his dad and uncles. He ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bloody Valentine by James Patterson
    Bloody Valentine - by James Patterson

    £1.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099556756 | ISBN 10: 0099556758

    This year Valentine’s Day isn’t for romance. It’s for murder.  Mega rich restaurant owner Jack Barnes and his second wife Zee are very much in love. However, their plans for Valentine’s Day are about to be torn apart by the most violent m ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Dad
    My Dad's a Policeman - by Cathy Glass

    £4.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007374755 | ISBN 10: 0007374755

    The second novel, and first quick read title, from bestselling author Cathy Glass. My Dad's a Policeman is a dramatic and engaging story of a young boy with an alcoholic mother and no knowledge of his father. Lonely, bullied and desperate for a life ... more

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  • Cover image of book Traitors of the Tower by Alison Weir
    Traitors of the Tower - by Alison Weir

    £2.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099542285 | ISBN 10: 0099542285

    Produced as part of the 2010 Quick Reads Series, Alison Weir's Traitors of the Tower is a wonderful introduction to this brilliant historian.  More than four hundred years ago, seven people – five of them women – were beheaded in the Tower of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hello Mum by Bernardine Evaristo
    Hello Mum - by Bernardine Evaristo

    £1.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141044385 | ISBN 10: 0141044381

    It's a hot summer afternoon. Tension is in the air. A gang of youths on bikes gathers outside a chip shop. A teenage boy is stabbed and left bleeding on the street.   The boy's mother wonders how this could have happened to her son. She is f ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Cool Head by Ian Rankin
    A Cool Head - by Ian Rankin

    £3.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780752884493 | ISBN 10: 0752884492

    "My dad used to say to me, 'Try to keep a cool head and a warm heart'. At least I think it was my dad. I don't really remember him."   Gravy worked in the graveyard - hence the name. He was having a normal day until his friend Benjy turned up ... more

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  • Cover image of book Doctor Who: The Sontaran Games by Jacqueline Rayner
    Doctor Who: The Sontaran Games - by Jacqueline Rayner

    £3.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781846076435 | ISBN 10: 1846076439

    Every time the lights go out, someone dies...  The Tardis lands at an academy for top athletes, all hoping to be chosen for the forthcoming Globe Games. But is one of them driven enough to resort to murder? The Doctor discovers that the stude ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life
    Life's New Hurdles - by Colin Jackson

    £1.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781906125936 | ISBN 10: 1906125937

    Colin Jackson is one of the greatest athletes that Britain has ever produced. He was in the world top ten for sixteen years, and was world number one for two of them. He set seven European and Commonwealth and nine UK records, and he still holds the ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Change Your Life in 7 Steps by John Bird
    How to Change Your Life in 7 Steps - by John Bird

    £4.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780091907037 | ISBN 10: 0091907039

    Want to improve your life but don't know where to start? Then this is the book for you.   In this lively self-help book, Big Issue founder John Bird explains seven simple rules that could help you change your life.  Whether you want t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Star Sullivan by Maeve Binchy
    Star Sullivan - by Maeve Binchy

    £3.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780752879543 | ISBN 10: 0752879545

    Molly Sullivan said that the new baby was a little star. She was no trouble at all and she was always smiling...so she became known as Star.  Star Sullivan just wanted everyone to be happy - her father to stop gambling, her mother not to work ... more

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