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Category Archives: Train reading

Adventure books every traveller should read

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Short chapters, plenty of cliffhangers and preposterous escapes make adventure books the greatest travelling literature in the world. From beating jet lag to whiling away a train journey, these blood-pumping tales of assassinations, secret plots and lost worlds are our favourites. Prepare to be enthralled!

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Best Books to Read Whilst Travelling

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Unplug your iPod and stop staring out the window. The great British commute is the perfect chance to catch up on your reading. Forget the books you’ve always meant to get around to, though, and ignore the opportunity to make yourself look all intellectual and stuff. We’ve picked some proper reads to transport you to a better place…

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RSH Book Club: Christmas Stories for Fabulous Festive Reads

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Give your daily commute a festive flavour or make sure you’re in the mood for some Christmas fun when you’re travelling home for the holidays by getting stuck into our top seasonal reads. Bringing together some of the best Christmas stories for readers of all ages, we’ve got all of the books you need to survive the festive season.

Whether you’re all about the convenience of eBooks or you’re a traditionalist who loves the smell of the printed page, you’ll soon be transported with the help of these stories. And if you’ve got a long trip ahead, don’t forget to book cheap train tickets as well as pack plenty of books for the journey. Read on for a treasure trove of Christmas tales…
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RSH Book Club: Best spooky stories for a chilling train ride

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As the nights grow longer and Halloween draws near, get into the spooky spirit by swapping your paper or iPod for a scary story book. Your train journeys are sure to fly by when you’re swept up in a tale of terror, so buy your tickets, pick your book and be ready for a chilling commute or hair-raising ride.

Don’t forget to save yourself from frightening last minute fares by checking our journey planner for cheap train tickets and finding the cheapest fares for your trip. And once that’s done, sink your teeth into our favourite spooky stories …
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RSH Book Club: Bath Children’s Book Festival and Classic Kids Books

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Books are a window on the world and a massive part of the learning process for little ones. But they’re also a source of a lot of fun and joy. Take a train to Bath this autumn and enjoy introducing your kids to a whole host of new characters at the Bath Festival of Children’s Literature.

There are more than 100 bookish events for your kids to enjoy and if you take a look at our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you go, you could save money on your travel. Even if you can’t make the festival, you can transform your normal train journeys with the help of some wonderful classic children’s literature. Read on to find the perfect books for long journeys …

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RSH Book Club: Top Comedy Reads For Long Journeys

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The Edinburgh Comedy Festival is in full swing, but if you can’t make it to the Scottish capital to check out some of the world’s best stand-up comedy, enjoy a chortle to yourself on your next train journey with our pick of comedy books instead.

Whether you’re on your daily commute or setting out for a long holiday, a little light reading is just the thing to boost your mood. And if you check for cheap tickets before you hop on board you could have something extra to smile about too. Just read on for the books that will have you laughing in your seat…

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RSH Book Club: Five Books For Foodie Train Travellers

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Love whipping up a storm in the kitchen? Spend a lot of time dreaming about excellent restaurants? This month’s edition of the RSH Book Club has just the mouth-watering book choices for you.

Short trip or long journey, your train ride is the perfect time to sink your teeth into a good book. Check our journey planner for cheap train tickets and save a little extra money for books and snacks to go with them.

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RSH Book Club: See which sports books made our rail reading squad

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With the world’s biggest sporting event heading to the capital this summer, it’s time to get your train reading list in shape too.

Read on to find out which books made it into the final round of our top rail reads this month. And don’t forget to check out our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you travel.

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RSH Book Club: Get laughing with some April Fool’s rail reading

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1 April might have been the day to celebrate foolishness – but we’ve managed to come up with some chortle-inducing rail reading recommendations that will keep you laughing throughout the month. Read on to find out which books we think will have you tee-heeing on the train and sniggering on the platform.

And don’t forget to check out our journey planner for cheap tickets – you could save enough money to keep you smiling all day.

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Take the train and celebrate International Children’s Book Day

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International Children’s Book Day takes place on 2 April 2012 – and you can mark the occasion by taking the train to discover locations with links to your kids’ favourite authors and books, including the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre.

Read on to find out more about the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, as well as other places you can visit to celebrate International Children’s Book Day – and check our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you set off on your literary trail.

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