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News   - Latest Headlines

Welcome to Young Calibre's news page. We hope you enjoy reading about the latest developments in our service, stories about people who have supported us, recent publicity, and also news about books.
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Rowan Coleman

Rowan Coleman’s Latest Book Discussed On Zoe Ball’s New TV Book Club

21/06/2018

Zoe Ball's weekend television show which began recently, introduced a new feature last Sunday which was Zoe Ball's TV Book Club. This Sunday 24th... More >

Woman with a Book & Laptop

Using audio books to help cope with ME/CFS

20/06/2018

Audio books can help ME/CFS sufferers by providing support during those long and lonely days when they are feeling the full force of their symptoms.... More >

Women in Headphones

Make a Noise in Libraries – the perfect time to give Audiobooks a go!

11/06/2018

MANIL fortnight MANIL is an annual campaign which brings public libraries, blind and partially sighted people together to celebrate reading and... More >

Tolkein image

Tolkien: Maker of Middle-Earth

05/06/2018

This summer many fans of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit will be wending their way on a voyage of discovery to Oxford to view the new... More >

MANIL 2018

Make a noise in libraries – 4th – 17th June 2018

04/06/2018

Make a Noise in Libraries (MANIL) is an annual campaign designed to bring public libraries and blind and partially sighted people together to... More >

The World

Checkout new books in our Press Play update

30/05/2018

Our "Press Play" Young Calibre books update has just been published. Find it here. Classics like Peppermint Pig 617421 and Keeping Henry 617412... More >

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

Familiar Faces Mixing with the Newcomers on Popular Crime Award Longlist

25/05/2018

The longlist for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year has been announced with a very strong list of contenders. Four previous winners... More >

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

16/05/2018

This year the Mental Health Foundation is focussing on stress for Mental Health Awareness Week (14 to 20 May). According to research, as many as... More >

Ready Player One

Ernest Cline Book gets the Spielberg Treatment

19/03/2018

Dystopian Science Fiction novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline will be hitting cinema screens on March 29th. The film rights were picked up by... More >

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking – World-renowned Physicist Dies Aged 76

14/03/2018

Tributes have been pouring in from around the world following the death, earlier today, of Stephen Hawking - widely regarded as one of the most... More >