Books In Public

We love getting lost in our favourite book on the bus or train. If you love books too then you’ll love Books In Public. We’ll give you everything you need to get started whether you can’t get enough of your Kindle, couldn’t live without an audio-book to block out the overly friendly passenger next to you, or you just love the feel of a second hand book between your fingers.

From our resident book worm comes daily updates @booksinpublic to keep you up-to-date with what you should be reading on your commute, and if you just want the basics then the weekly read will give you all the help you need. Check out some of our public transport reading inspiration below and if you’d like to recommend a book for us to read on the bus or train we’d love to hear about it here

A moving, terrifying and haunting tale (plus you can WIN a copy to take home)

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For a chance to win a copy of The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman, read on…

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A superb and atmospheric thriller (plus WIN a copy to take home)

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For a chance to win a copy of A Quiet Belief in Angels by R.J. Ellory, read on…

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An explosive, thought-provoking trip through the world of retro video games (plus WIN a copy)

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For a chance to win a copy of Bedlam by Christopher Brookmyre, read on…

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A poignant, heart-breaking and wonderfully uplifting novel (plus WIN a copy of your own)

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It’s not often we come by a book that truly makes us stop in our tracks, but Jon McGregor’s If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things blew us out of the literary waters…

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BOOKS IN PUBLIC: Un-put-down-able, touching and hilarious (plus WIN a copy to take home)

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If you fancy bulking up your book collection and getting a free copy of Marriage Material by Sathnam Sanghera, you’re in for a treat…

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BOOKS IN PUBLIC: A beautifully written and exquisitely touching story (plus you can WIN a copy)

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We are getting really excited about the release of the film adaptation of The Book Thief next month so we’re giving away a free copy of the book…

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BOOKS IN PUBLIC: A book for people who simply won’t stand for the crap the world throws at them

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For a chance to win a copy of Martin Roger’s new book, read on…

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How to lose those pounds and pinch those pennies: Make 2014 the greatest (and greenest) year ever with our top five New Year’s resolutions

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We’re keeping it nice and easy this year with our top five New Year’s resolutions – a list of simple things you can do that will have a big impact on your life (and Mother Nature too)…

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BOOKS IN PUBLIC: Break the mould! Zadie Smith fights for equality (plus you can WIN a free copy)

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For a chance to win a copy of NW by Zadie Smith just tell us what you’re reading…

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“A stunning debut novel; It will leave echoes in your imagination” (plus you can WIN your very own copy)

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For a chance to win a copy of Saraswati Park by Anjali Joseph, just tell us what you’re reading…

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Not just a love story, but a life story (plus you can WIN a free copy too)

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For a chance to win a copy of Clover’s Child by Amanda Prowse read on…

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Sex, violence and addiction… JK Rowling’s return is a far cry from wizardry (and you can WIN a copy)

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For a chance to win a copy of J K Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy just tell us what you’re reading…

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Satisfy your Sweet Tooth with Ian McEwan’s latest novel (plus WIN a free copy)

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Are you an Ian McEwan fan? If you loved Atonement and The Child In Time then it’s time you got your mits on Sweet Tooth…

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A beautifully written and exquisitely touching story (plus you can WIN a copy to take home)

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If you fancy bulking up your book collection and getting a free copy of The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, you’re in for a treat…

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A dark, disturbing yet touching tale (plus you can WIN a copy to take home)

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If you fancy bulking up your book collection and getting a free book, you’re in for a treat…

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Lose yourself in a poignant tale of loss, love and hope (you can WIN a free copy too)

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Just tell us what you’re reading on the commute to work for a chance to win a copy of The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold…

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