Read an exclusive extract from Coming Home to Winter Island, the new novel by Jo Thomas!
Are you starting to get into the cosy, festive mood? Let us help you with an exclusive extract from the new book by Jo Thomas, Coming Home to Winter Island! Read the extract here: READ THE FIRST CHAPTER OF COMING HOME TO WINTER ISLAND Buy the book here. Happy reading!Read More
BOOKENDS HALLOWEEN – Alison Littlewood
Happy Halloween everyone! To celebrate Halloween, we’ve been asking some of our authors some ghoulish questions! This week, we’re talking to Alison Littlewood, author of the atmospheric ghost story, Mistletoe. What are your favourite spooky reads? So many books! It’s hard to name just a few, but some recent favourites include The Loney by Andrew […]Read More
Author Johanna Bell on the inspiration behind The Bobby Girls
Johanna Bell shares the story of the real women who inspired her new book The Bobby Girls – the first in an uplifting, gritty saga series about Britain’s first ever female police officers. The Bobby Girls is out now in eBook and audiobook! With a grandad who fought in World War Two and a […]Read More
The Joys of a Staycation
Erin Green, author of New Beginnings at Rose Cottage, writes about the beauty of going on holiday in the UK. The raindrops are pounding my window pane as I type so, at this precise moment, it seems incredibly difficult to justify a staycation within the UK. Today, we have rain which sounds beautiful but, when […]Read More
Fair Play: is your to-do list endless?
In Fair Play by Eve Rodsky, she urges women to evaluate the distribution of responsibilities in their families and relationships. Chosen as a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick, Fair Play seeks to show you that there is a way to share the mental load, rebalance your relationship and transform your life. In this extract from […]Read More
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Fair Play by Eve Rodsky
A Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick. “A hands-on, real talk guide for navigating the hot-button issues that so many families struggle with” – Reese Witherspoon Do you find yourself taking on the lion’s share of all the thankless, invisible but time-consuming work in the home? FAIR PLAY is the first book that shows you that […]Read More
Unfollow by Megan Phelps-Roper
‘For anyone who enjoyed Hillbilly Elegy or Educated, Unfollow is an essential text’ – Louis Theroux It was an upbringing in many ways normal. A loving home, shared with squabbling siblings, overseen by devoted parents. Yet in other ways it was the precise opposite: a revolving door of TV camera crews and documentary makers, a world of extreme discipline, of […]Read More
The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer
If you were moved by The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris or The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe, this book is for you. A searing page-turner of hope, family secrets and a love to defy all odds from bestselling Kelly Rimmer, inspired by the author’s family history. ‘Fans of The Nightingale and Lilac Girls will adore The Things We Cannot Say‘ Pam Jenoff […]Read More
Finding My Voice by Nadiya Hussain
‘A national treasure’ Independent ‘She’s baked her way into our hearts and hasn’t stopped since’ Prima ‘One of our favourite ever Bake Off winners’ Sunday Mirror FUNNY, HEART-WRENCHING, GENEROUS AND TRUE, IN FINDING MY VOICE NADIYA HUSSAIN SHARES THE UNFORGETTABLE MEMORIES AND EXPERIENCES THAT HAVE MADE HER THE WOMAN SHE IS TODAY. ‘I am writing this for everyone who was told no. […]Read More
The Long Flight Home by A.L. Hlad
A moving, masterfully written story of love and sacrifice, perfect for fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Dear Mrs Bird. Hope flies behind enemy lines… September 1940. As enemy fighter planes blacken the sky, Susan Shepherd finds comfort at her home in Epping Forest, where she and her grandfather raise homing pigeons. Of all […]Read More
Hurrah for Gin: Reluctant Adult by Katie Kirby
Do you overthink everything? Do you struggle to say no to people? Are you paying membership for a gym you never go to? Do group chat politics make you want to throw your phone under a bus? Are you overjoyed when people cancel plans so that you can sit at home in your pyjama bottoms […]Read More