Quiz

Where will you travel by book?

Take our quiz to find the perfect book for your summer holiday

Where will you travel by book?

Explore a country estate in England

You have a soft spot for all things historical and are often to be found wandering the grounds of a stately home

We recommend: Time travel to Tudor England with The Girl in the Glass Tower by Elizabeth Fremantle - a dramatic historical thriller following the intertwining stories of two women whose paths should never have crossed.

Dip your feet in the waters of South Australia

You are a romantic at heart and are looking for the perfect remote location to get away from it all

We recommend: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. This mesmerising story sees a husband and wife making a devastating decision that will haunt them forever, when they discover a ship wreck containing a dead body - and a baby.  

Walk along the streets of Amsterdam

You're usually found in your favourite spot but you can always be tempted to try something new.

We recommend: Follow Hazel and Augustus as they fall in love, battle cancer and work together to fulfil their dreams. An unforgettable book with plenty of laughter and tears, The Fault in our Stars by John Green.

Cruise through the Norwegian Fjords

You have a passion for the high life - first class travel and socialising are your holiday goals.
 
We recommend: Onboard a luxury cruise, Lo witnesses something terrible, but nobody will believe her. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware is a haunting thriller set at sea and is guaranteed to keep you gripped from start to finish.

Immerse yourself in downtown New York

You are happiest when surrounded by local culture whether that's art, music or people watching from a coffee shop window.

We recommend: A stunning literary debut about three people living in downtown New York. Allow us to transport you back to Tuesday Nights in 1980 by Molly Prentiss

Ramble through the British countryside

You love to be surrounded by nature and can usually be found in the countryside walking new paths.

We recommend: This lyrical piece of nature writing that tells the story of the wild animals and plants that live on British ploughland. The Running Hare by John Lewis-Stempel will transport you to a tranquil space.

Where would you most like to read your book?

A grand estate

A romantic cottage

A peaceful park

Out at sea

A quiet coffee shop

The great outdoors

Pick your favourite drink to go with your book...

A hot cup of tea

A chilled glass of white wine

An indulgent milkshake

A flute of sparkling champagne

A classy cocktail

A warm mug of hot chocolate

Who is your fantasy holiday companion?

Jane Austen

Hugh Jackman

Emma Watson

Miss Marple

David Bowie

Sir David Attenborough

Pick your summer activity...

Playing games on the lawn

Exploring rockpools

Scoping out a new city

Lazing by an infinity pool

Visiting an art gallery

Rambling across country

What would you pack for your getaway?

An ornate trunk

A vintage suitcase

A handy rucksack

A compact wheelie case

A well-loved guitar case

A picnic basket full of treats

What's your 'must have' holiday item?

Plenty of books

A photograph of a loved one

A brand new notebook

Your mobile phone

Your music collection

A working compass

How would you like to travel?

A horse and carriage

A rowing boat

An aeroplane

A cruise liner

A taxi

On foot