National Reading Movement

National Reading Day 2018 Challenge

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Calling all tertiary students!! We want to hear all about your experience with reading and reward you for it! As part of National Reading Day on 28 July 2018, the NLB is organizing a contest specially for students who study in any of these MOE-registered institutes of higher learning. Here’s your chance to get creative […]

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Books to Pack For Your Next Holiday

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Holidays are just around the corner! After a tiring work or school year, sometimes we just need time to recharge. For different people this means different things. Take a fulfilling break with any of these three different books depending on your mood. 1. Laughter is the best medicine Source: https://gph.is/1LjbfOM It is usually ill-advised to […]

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5 Things I Loved About ‘The Shadow of the Wind’

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I recently picked up The Shadow of the Wind and before I knew it, Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s novel quickly became my closest companion from dawn to dusk. It was so captivating, I just could not put it down. Without further ado, here are my reasons why you should read The Shadow of the Wind. Source: […]

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4 Millennial Authors to Watch

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This month, the National Reading Movement is all about contemporary books, so we’ve decided to look up some exciting millennial authors (born after 1980) whose works are taking the present literary world by storm. Source: https://gph.is/2sBV7T2   Eleanor Catton Source: http://po.st/wlIvjs Let’s kick things off with Eleanor Catton, the youngest ever author to win the […]

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Novels that Started as NaNoWriMo Entries

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November is the time for NaNoWriMo! The National Novel Writing Month is a challenge that encourages writers to finish a novel of 50,000 words. And yes, we have it here in Singapore too! If you’re an aspiring author who is on the fence about taking up the challenge, perhaps these published entries will inspire you. […]

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The Ultimate Halloween Reading List

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Halloween is the perfect time for scary stories, and we’ve decided to brave through nightmares, angry spirits and murderous psychopaths to bring you this list of scary books.   If you’re a horror movie junkie, why not try reading horror stories instead? It goes without saying that movies will always miss parts of the original […]

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