10 Books for Reluctant Readers

Fast-paced page turners to grip any reader

It can be a challenge to find the right book for someone who's switched off from reading. But once they've been gripped by a plot-driven thriller, books can suddenly be a much more attactive proposition! Get them on the right track with these riveting reads.

Stormbreaker cover

1. Stormbreaker

Anthony Horowitz
The Enemy cover

2. The Enemy

Charlie Higson
Hostage cover

4. Bodyguard: Hostage

Chris Bradford
Zom-B cover

7. Zom-B

Darren Shan
SIlent Saturday cover

8. Silent Saturday

Helen Grant
Bunker 10 cover

9. Bunker 10

J.A. Henderson
Torn cover

10. Torn

Cat Clarke

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust