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Reading Millionaires Conference

Reading Millionaires gathered to discuss the secrets of their success in the library.

Neston High School’s Reading Millionaires were assembled in the annual Reading Millionaires Conference in July 2018. The Millionaires met to discuss the secrets to their reading success and to share reading advice with their peers.

Our best books:

  • Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens
  • Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • Harry Potter by J K Rowling
  • Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan
  • Gangsta Granny by David Walliams
  • Eragon by Christopher Paolini
  • Contagion by Teri Terry
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
  • Smart by Kim Slater
  • Cherub by Robert Muchamore

Our advice on getting into reading:

  • Persevere because the more you read the easier school becomes
  • Trial and error until you find a genre that clicks
  • Just keep trying
  • Build up your reading and don’t rush
  • Try an audiobook
  • Try a mystery or action book

How to read like a millionaire:

  • Read every day
  • Read before bed
  • Challenge yourself to read at least 30 minutes a day

Why we think reading is so important:

  • You become more creative the more you read
  • It makes you happy
  • Reading helps you to improve your vocabulary
  • Reading is a good way to relax
  • You can get lost in a different world
  • It strengthens your perspective on the world
  • Reading stretches your imagination beyond its limit
  • It helps you to understand life
  • It is a tool that can be used everywhere and in every subject