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A book that was once banned...
A book about the future – utopian, dystopian or realistic...
Author: Roth, Veronica
A book set in a holiday destination...
Author: McCall Smith, Alexander.
Adult Reading Challenge 2017

Welcome to our Adult Reading Challenge open to ages 16+. To take part you must be a member of Lincs Inspire Libraries (membership is free) and all you need to do is borrow and read five library books between Monday 9th October and Friday 22nd December from a selection of the challenges below. 

To enter the Adult Readers’ Prize Draw, simply pick up an Adult Reading Challenge ‘score card’ and record the books that you have read. When complete, hand it in to your local Lincs Inspire Library by Friday 22nd December and you will be entered into the draw, with the chance to win a cash prize of either £10, £15 or £25. 

Each participating Lincs Inspire Library – Grimsby, Waltham, Immingham and Cleethorpes, will have special book displays for the Challenges below to help you choose your books.

Good luck, enjoy your reading and perhaps even win a prize!
Prize results will be announced on 10th January 2018. 

Your challenge five books, each from a different challenge below

  • Read a book that you’ve read before but a long time ago 
  • Read a book that was once banned 
  • Read the first book in a series 
  • Read a book from our ‘Quick Read’ stand. 
  • Read a book by an author you’ve never read before 
  • Read a book that’s been made into a film or a TV series. 
  • Read a book set in your holiday destination
  • Read a book by an author from another country 
  • Read a book about the future – dystopian, utopian or realistic. 
  • Read a book with a red spine
  • Read a book set in the past.
  • Read a book that you consider a guilty pleasure

Good Luck

A book by an author from another country...
Author: Boyne, John.
A book that’s been made into a film or a TV series...
Author: Worth, Jennifer
Author: Coates, Terri.
The first book in a series...
Author: Larsson, Stieg
Translator: Keeland, Reg, 1943- translator.