Calling all Londoners! Vote for your BIG READ of 2019


Fourteen incredible authors invite you to read their books, share your reviews and vote for London’s BIG READ of 2019!

Do you love books? Do you adore discovering new authors? Are you open to trying new genres? Do you get a kick out of sharing the excitement of finishing an amazing book with your friends and family?

Today, World Book Day, sees the opening of the online vote for the London’s BIG READ competition. Fourteen incredible books have been shortlisted across genres including non-fiction, poetry, fiction for adults, children and teens…

This is how you can get involved:

Why not select a few from the shortlist to read with friends – or your local book group?

You could arrange a book swap with your friends or work colleagues, each choosing one book on the list and reading it, reviewing it, then passing it on to the next person?

Or perhaps visit your local library and work your way through the entire list one-by-one in peace and quiet?

When you know which book you feel should be crowned London’s BIG READ of 2019 you can vote online at The vote is open from 7thMarch to June 30thand the winner will be announced on September 26th.

You can tweet about your winning book and tag in the author (you may even get a personal thank you from them!) and don’t forget to tag the organisers of the competition @londonsbigread!