Saying yes to that special dress!
Wedding season is well and truly upon us and Emma Hannigan’s gorgeous novel The Wedding Promise publishes this Thursday! Set in the beautiful Spanish countryside this is a heartwarming from the bestselling author and we’re delighted to share this lovely piece from Emma on how to pick that all important wedding dress! ‘Cian and I […]Read More
*KLAXON* Cover Reveal
Haven’t read The Year of Saying Yes by Hannah Doyle yet? Not to worry! We’re delighted to reveal the cover for the ENTIRE eBook. That’s right – you don’t have to wait impatiently for each part, read parts 1-4 all in one go and follow Izzy on her journey from January blues to joy. ‘Dear […]Read More
My Perfect Weekend…with Marina Fiorato
The weekend is on the horizon and to celebrate we caught up with Marina Fiorato, author of the dark, sumptuous and gothic Crimson and Bone, which is out today, to find out how she imagines her perfect weekend. Long lie-in or up with the lark? If I’m in the middle of writing, I’ll get up […]Read More
*KLAXON* Cover Reveal!
We’re super excited to reveal the cover for bestselling author Tasmina Perry’s latest novel The Pool House. Released on 7th September…this is a dark, twisting novel set in the glamorous Hamptons. ‘When you’re invited to spend summer in the Hamptons with a group of new friends, you agree – who wouldn’t? But then you realise you’re taking […]Read More
Fictional Friendships – by Kay Langdale
What’s your favourite fictional friendship? Whilst you might be quicker to think of your favourite fictional love affair (Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler anyone?), a quick trawl through some examples shows how writing about friendship is rich emotional territory. Children’s literature is a good place to start. In The Secret Garden, sour-faced Mary works with […]Read More
Win a gorgeous bouquet of flowers from Bloom & Wild
Who doesn’t love a gorgeous bunch of flowers delivered to their door? To celebrate the release of Victoria Hislop’s latest novel Cartes Postales from Greece we’re offering you the chance to win one of 10 bouquets of flowers courtesy of Bloom & Wild. All you have to do is pop over to this page here to enter. If […]Read More
Tell us why you love women’s fiction to earn yourself £50!
Dear Readers, Would you like to have the chance to tell us more about why you love reading? We’re going to be hosting a focus group in collaboration with our partner Relish Research. We’d like to invite you to join us, and other readers, for an informal discussion about your reading habits and your love […]Read More
Who are Emily Giffin’s top couples?
A treat for Valentine’s Day! New York Times bestselling author Emily Giffin has a special message for her UK fans on Bookends and shares her favourite couples, both literary and IRL. First Comes Love by Emily Giffin is out now and is a perfect Valentine’s read!Read More
Find out what one thing Hilary Boyd would never, EVER give up
Today we’re celebrating the publication of Hilary Boyd‘s latest novel, The Lavender House; which we urge you to pick up a copy of and promise you will not regret it! In true Hilary style, this novel pulls at the heartstrings while simultaneously making you giggle into its pages, as she introduces you to the world of […]Read More
Romantic Reads from Team Bookends
We’re in the mood for romance! And just in time, too – we’ve selected some delicious ebook reads guaranteed to gear you up for Valentine’s Day. Added bonus: they’re all 99p! Getting Over Mr Right by Chrissie Manby Have you ever had your heart broken? How did you get over it? Did a tub of […]Read More
Britain’s Cosiest County with Wendy Holden
If you’re itching for a weekend break in the countryside, dreaming of long wintery walks and curling up by a roaring fire, the Queen of romantic comedy Wendy Holden has just the place for you. ‘DERBYSHIRE, where I live, is Britain’s cosiest county. It’s cosily located right in the middle of England, the furthest point […]Read More
Sarah Vaughan’s Perfect Weekend
My perfect weekend would not be spent at home, in a village just outside Cambridge, but in the area of north Cornwall that inspired The Farm at the Edge of the World. It’s the place where I holidayed as a child and so it’s packed tight with positive memories that have become multi-layered and textured […]Read More