The Reading Game
Reading List for Boys
Platinum Reading List S1 & S2
S3 & S4 Reading
Intermediate 1 Reading List
Intermediate 2 Reading List
Short Reads for Higher English
Higher Personal Study Reading List
To help you make your mind up, read Book Reviews by other pupils.
New Books to Look Out For
If you have read a new book that you would recommend to other pupils, let us know and we will list it under this section of our English webpage.
On our site you can read the work of famous and successful writers who are former pupils of Kilmarnock Academy:
The Prisoner - a short story by author William McIlvanney.
Dreaming Las Vegas - William McIlvanney writes about his trip to the city in the desert.
The Greatest Again - an account of Ali v Foreman, one of the most remarkable bouts in boxing history, by acclaimed sports journalist, Hugh McIlvanney.
Best Years of Our Lives - Hugh McIlvanney recalls one of football's legends.
Stewart Conn - Read a poem by the successful poet and former pupil.