[New Graded Reader] How Did You Meet?

We never know how, or when, or where we will meet our one true love. Maybe you will meet on a blind date? Or maybe you will meet in a storm or a supermarket? Here are five stories for you to enjoy. One story is about a forever romance. The other stories? Will the couples stay together? We don’t know, but we hope so. If the romance lasts forever, they will always have an interesting answer when people ask: “How did you meet?”

By I Talk You Talk Press – Easy English Reading

[New Graded Reader] Everyday Heroes

Our new level 1 graded reader Everyday Heroes is now available!

What do you think of when you hear the word “hero”? Do you think of Superman, or Batman? Of course, they are heroes. But sometimes, normal people can be heroes too. There are five stories in this book about everyday heroes.

  Oliver is a pizza delivery driver. One evening, he goes to a house to deliver some pizzas, but something is wrong. Can Oliver help the family?

   Lydia is going to her wedding, when a bad thing happens. Luckily, some surprising heroes arrive to help her.

  Lucy is excited. She is going to Hawaii for a vacation. There is an emergency on the plane, and only Lucy can help. Can she become a hero? Enjoy these and two more stories!

[New graded reader] The Other Sisters

The Other Sisters – a new graded reader from I Talk You Talk Press. (Level 4 – B1/B2)

Old Secrets – Modern Mysteries Series Book 5

Sisters separated by ambition, distance and war.
Maggie always said that Anna was her much younger sister, but Anna believed Maggie was really her mother. Then Maggie is killed, and Anna discovers that the truth is much more complicated. A break up with her boyfriend and an unexpected legacy lead Anna to give up her comfortable life, and go in search of her real father.

She is drawn into a life that is different from anything she has known before. With her father’s help, she looks for the sister she never knew about.

Anna is lost, confused and angry as she struggles to make sense of the past. Will old secrets and modern mysteries destroy any chance of happiness? Or will she find a new and very different future?

[New graded reader!] The Temple Treasure

Our latest Level 4 graded reader “The Temple Treasure” is now available!

Shuzo is the head priest of a mountain temple in Japan. One night, an unexpected visitor comes to the temple and takes the temple’s most precious treasure. Shuzo has to get the treasure back, but it has been passed to a dangerous gang in Osaka. Shuzo can’t go to the police, so he has to act alone. He knows his life will be in danger, but he goes to Osaka and finds the treasure. Help comes from a very unexpected person, but will it be enough for him to escape back to the temple with the treasure?

New book! Ryokan Life

Our latest Level 1 graded reader Ryokan Life is now available!

Yuka Nakata studies English. Her family owns a ryokan (Japanese-style hotel) near Kyoto. Now it is August. Yuka is helping her family at the ryokan. Yuka is happy. She can meet many guests and she can practice her English. Many things happen at the ryokan.

Two guests go out for a day, but don’t come back. Can Yuka find them? A guest loses his passport. Can Yuka help him? Is there a ghost in one of the rooms? Yuka tries to solve the mystery.

Working at the ryokan is hard, but it is always interesting for Yuka! Enjoy five stories from Yuka’s summer at the ryokan!

2020 Language Learner Literature Award Winner!

For the 2nd consecutive year, I Talk You Talk Press has won the Language Learner Literature Award.

We won the 2020 Language Learner Literature Award in the Intermediate category with the paperback version of The Diary.

We also won the Finalist Award in the Upper Intermediate and Advanced category with the paperback version of The Box.

These titles are available from Amazon and other retailers.

Summer Days

Our new Level 3 (A2/B1) graded reader is now available!

There are five short stories about summer in this book.

Paul is sad. His girlfriend doesn’t want to see him anymore. So he goes to his family’s summer house by the lake with his brother. He gets help from a surprising person and by the end of the story he is a happy man. Rachel is excited about her vacation in the south of France. She wants to go to the beach every day, but it rains. She is annoyed, but thanks to the rain, she has a great vacation. Four friends go camping. It is hot and dry and there is the danger of fire. The friends have to work hard to stop a disaster.

Enjoy these stories and two more about hot summer days!

By I Talk You Talk Press – Easy English Reading

Killer – New Level 4 Graded Reader

Our new graded reader KILLER is now available.

It is the 4th book in the Old Secrets – Modern Mysteries series.

When James Winchester was a spy, he made many friends, and many enemies. Now someone wants him dead. Who is it? And why? The answers lie in James’ secret past.
The decisions James made in Cambodia in the 1970s and the Middle East in the 1980s come back to haunt him. They will either keep him alive, or have him killed.
A fast-paced action story, which shows how our past choices can change our lives.

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