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THANK YOU to everyone – more than 1,000 of you! – who shared their summer reading choices with us. View the gallery below to see what everyone's been reading, plus our winners' summer reads.This summer, we're giving away a £25/€25 National Book Token every week until the end of August. You simply need to add a photo of your summer reads to our gallery below and tell us in a few words where you plan to spend your time reading.Whether you're planning an exciting city break in Ireland, exploring everything the British countryside has to offer, or relaxing in your own garden, we'd can't wait to see which books you've chosen to take with you!
Plus, discover fantastic bookshops all across the UK and Ireland – and don't forget your National Book Tokens to spend on even more summer reads!
We asked our book-loving colleagues where they planned to read this summer – plus check out photos of their books in our gallery!"I plan to spend my summer reading in Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Gardens or Princes Street Gardens – all I need is a picnic blanket!" – Stacey "I plan to spend my summer reading on some peaceful beaches in Anglesey overlooking the Irish sea. I'll just need lots of iced coffees and I'm all set!" – Tara"If the kids give me time off, I'll be reading overlooking a lake somewhere, just not sure where yet!" – Alex"This summer, I’ll be relaxing in my deck chair in my little North London garden, absorbing the rays and admiring the bees in between chapters." – Pippa"I have just moved to Bristol, so this summer I plan to make the most of Wapping Wharf and Cargo to catch up with my TBR pile." – Emma"I'll be packing my books for a family holiday to Portsmouth and hoping for some time to read (and if all else fails, the comfy sofa will be waiting for me when we’re back...)." – Lisa
Each week until 25th August, one winner will receive a £25/€25 National Book Tokens gift card
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Don't forget your book tokens! There are hundreds of bookshops across the UK & Ireland, all of them ready to help you choose your next read.