Quick Reads – A Wonderful Book Charity

A Lover of Books

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Quick Reads is a charity whose aim is to spread the love of reading to the people who need it most.  Over the past seven years they have succeeded in doing just that.

The Challenge

1 in 6 adults of working age in the UK finds reading difficult and may never pick up a book.  People’s reasons for not reading are varied but are often based in fear.  Some people say they find books scary and intimidating, thinking they are ‘not for them’ or that books are difficult or boring.

Quick Reads Response

Quick Reads sets out to challenge these beliefs and to show that books and reading can be for everyone.  Each year we commission big name authors to write short books that are specifically designed to be easy to read.  They are the same as mainstream books in every respect but are simply shorter and easier to tackle for adults…

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