National Reading Movement

Category Archive: Starter Packs

The Ultimate Halloween Reading List

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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The Dark Side of Roald Dahl

Everyone’s favourite children’s author has also written surprisingly dark and morbid short stories for adults. Here’s an introduction to some selected stories, but be warned, they are quite unnerving!   The Landlady Source: You’ll never feel comfortable in a B&B ever again after this story! Here’s how it goes…  17-year-old Billy Weaver is travelling […]

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Thrilling Plays that will Mess with Your Sleep Schedule

We know what you’re thinking: plays are better seen than read. But some plays are so beautifully written, engrossing, and funny that you’ll read them straight through! Especially as the reading goes much faster when most of the text is dialogue. 😏 You don’t have to be a die-hard theatre fan to enjoy these captivating […]

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Romeo and Juliet Retold

Since Shakespeare’s time, there have been several retellings of Romeo and Juliet. These retellings vary in degree on how loose the adaptations are. Some use a different set of characters or outcomes, while others set the story in another time period, and some even feature different rivalling forces. But with so many different adaptations, it […]

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3 Must-Read Singaporean Biographies

Everybody loves a good biography with a journey to be inspired by! Today, we’ve brought together three incredible Singaporeans with amazing stories to tell. From a female funeral director to a football legend to our longest serving President, here are a few Singaporean biography picks!   1. Dying to Meet You by Angjolie Mei Source: […]

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