West Sussex Libraries present the 2020 Mid Sussex Reading Challenge – designed to inspire you, challenge you and connect you to fellow readers.
“Thank you to the challenge for turning me back into a library user.”Participant in our 2019 Horsham District Year of Culture Reading Challenge
Welcome to the 2020 Mid Sussex Reading Challenge blog, run by West Sussex Libraries. Join us in making twelve reading resolutions, chat about books and reading with fellow readers and pick up something new in 2020.
In our latest review, we’re looking back to November, where Sarah from East Grinstead honoured Remembrance Month by reading a war novel. Empire of the Sun by J.G. Ballard is a 1984 novel documenting some of Ballard’s personal experiences of World War Two. It won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, was nominated for the… Read more
Our favourite part of the Mid Sussex Reading Challenge has been hearing about your chosen books, and in our latest review, Amy from Haywards Heath shares her views on Written on the Body by Jeanette Winterson. It’s an experimental book about a genderless narrator who falls in love with a married woman – and it… Read more
We love a good book recommendation! Louise works at Hassocks Library and recently enjoyed The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. From the author of How to Stop Time and Notes on a Nervous Planet, this novel is about a library that sits somewhere between life and death. In the Midnight Library, Nora is able to… Read more