book price comparison twitter the spy paulo coelho debuts of the month betrayal martina cole

World Book Night 2014 World Book Night 2014

With the aims of raising the profile of reading by placing books into the hands of people who don’t read regularly World Book Night is back and will be giving ways 100s of thousands of books on 23 April 2014. Below are the titles that will be given way. Find out more at

Featured Books
The Humans by Matt Haig
The Humans
Matt Haig
April 2014 Book of the Month. It’s incredibly difficult to say anything about The Humans other than to encourage you to read it for yourself to discover how utterly delightful,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
John Boyne
A 2014 World Book Night selection. Initially it is difficult to believe that the young son of the commandant of Auschwitz is as innocent as he is, then you begin to accept his ignorance and follow a developing friendship...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2012
Poirot - After the Funeral by Agatha Christie
Poirot - After the Funeral
Agatha Christie
A 2014 World Book Night selection. The first of a new-look series of Hercule Poirot books for the 21st century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2014
Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith
Gorky Park
Martin Cruz Smith
A 2014 World Book Night selection. S&S is delighted to welcome the internationally bestselling author Martin Cruz Smith, the original master of the global thriller
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2013
Geezer Girls by Dreda Say Mitchell
Geezer Girls
Dreda Say Mitchell
A 2014 World Book Night selection. Fast-paced London thriller for fans of Bad Girls and the Martina Cole readership.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/07/2009
The Recruit by Robert Muchamore
The Recruit
Robert Muchamore
A 2014 World Book Night selection. In the first title of the number one bestselling CHERUB series, James hits rock bottom before he's offered a new start in an intriguing organisation ...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2004
The Boy with the Topknot A Memoir of Love, Secrets and Lies in Wolverhampton by Sathnam Sanghera
The Boy with the Topknot A Memoir of Love, Secrets and Lies in Wolverhampton
Sathnam Sanghera
A 2014 World Book Night selection. For the author, growing up in Wolverhampton in the eighties was a confusing business. On the one hand, these were the heady days of George Michael mix-tapes, Dallas on TV and, if he was...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2009
Black Hills by Nora Roberts
Black Hills
Nora Roberts
A 2014 World Book Night selection. No. 1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Nora Roberts takes us deep into the rugged Black Hills of South Dakota where the shadows keep secrets, hunters stalk the land, and a childhood friendship matures...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/06/2010
59 Seconds How Psychology Can Improve Your Life in Less Than a Minute by Professor Richard Wiseman
59 Seconds How Psychology Can Improve Your Life in Less Than a Minute
Professor Richard Wiseman
A 2014 World Book Night selection. Whether you're looking to be more decisive in your life, find a new job or simply be happier, the chances are that this book has the 'magic bullet' you need.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2010
Whatever it Takes by Adele Parks
Whatever it Takes
Adele Parks
A 2014 World Book Night selection. Adele Parks writes novels that real women want to read. Her books get right to the heart of the dilemmas women - and men - face in their lives; her characters are real as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/01/2013
Getting Rid of Matthew by Jane Fallon
Getting Rid of Matthew
Jane Fallon
A 2014 World Book Night selection. A glorious romantic romp full of lies, deception and manipulation. Matthew finally leaves his wife and two children to join Helen his long-term girlfriend of four years, only to find that their relationship was...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 04/01/2007
Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch
Rivers of London
Ben Aaronovitch
A 2014 World Book Night selection. A Maxim Jakubowski Best Science Fiction selection. Shortlisted for the Galaxy UK New Writer of the Year Award 2011. A new series by a Doctor Who writer (the second volume MOON OVER...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2011
Theodore Boone by John Grisham
Theodore Boone
John Grisham
A 2014 World Book Night selection. Brimming with the intrigue and suspense that made John Grisham a number one international bestseller and the undisputed master of the legal thriller, Theodore Boone will keep readers guessing and pages turning in this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2011
Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin
Tales of the City
Armistead Maupin
A 2014 World Book Night selection. When this and its sequels first came out in the early 80s it predated HIV and AIDS and reading this now I think one must remember that. They are set in an imaginary...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2000
See ALL Authors in this category
See ALL Featured Books (with opening extracts) in this category

Lovereading is an amazing place to be, the website is wonderful and to me if I'm sad I'll go here and it cheers me up!

Sophia Upton

Lovereading are lovely people who send me lovely books. What's not to love?

Gavin Dimmock

It gives a chance to read about new titles, invites comments from all kinds of readers and is run by such a nice bunch of book lovers.

Joy Bosworth

I love the honest opinions, recommendations for every genre and every reader, wish lists and Like for Like.

Amrita Dasgupta

Lovereading is not only an amazing site, but it's one of my very favourites. It's like visiting a fascinating bookstore, but better.

Rebecca Jayne Barrett

Their sending me my first book to review 18 months ago re-awakened my fondness for reading, since then I have purchased some real gems.

Barry Griffiths

For me, to read is to learn, to reflect, to escape, to think, to contemplate and my time for space and calm.

Sally Ellsmore

Lovereading is pitched at just the right level for all the various types of people who enjoy reading in its many forms.

Pam Woodburn

After the inaugural World Book Night in 2011 it is back for a fourth year, this time on 23 April 2014.

On that evening there will be thousands of book events across the country.


If you are one of those volunteers, good luck!

To find out more about this event simply visit the World Book Night website.

Richard Wiseman
Agatha Christie
Nora Roberts
Sathnam Sanghera
Robert Muchamore
Dreda Say Mitchell
Jane Fallon
Martin Cruz Smith
Ben Aaronovitch
Roald Dahl
Armistead Maupin
John Boyne
Matt Haig
John Grisham
Adele Parks