A Place for Everything

A Place for Everything with Anna Wilson

We are delighted that Anna Wilson is here on the blog to talk about her acclaimed, moving and honest memoir A Place for Everything out 9th July. In this video, Anna discusses the process of writing about her mother and reads an extract from the book. Enjoy!    … Read More

Try rhubarb & custard cupcakes at Katie’s Cornish Kitchen!

To celebrate the publication of Rosie Chambers’ delicious new novel Katie’s Cornish Kitchen, we’re sharing one of the recipes that features in the book! These rhubarb and custard cupcakes are the perfect treat to enjoy whilst losing yourself in this beautiful new Cornish romance.   For the cupcakes you’ll need:… Read More

What We’re Reading: The Story of Silence – Alex Myers

This week for What We’re Reading, Publicity Manager Joe Thomas is sharing with us a book that he has recently finished that he described as ‘a cracking, epic historical fantasy novel’ – The Story of Silence by Alex Myers, which is published on 9th July by Harper Voyager. Read More
Summer in Mayfair by Susannah Constantine

Susannah Constantine on writing Summer in Mayfair

Ahead of this week’s live book club event, author Susannah Constantine tells us all about her writing process for Summer in Mayfair.    This is new to me – to be part of a book club, where I am talking about my own novel, Summer in Mayfair. Where better to… Read More
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Read an exclusive extract of The Wives!

The Wives by Tarryn Fisher is out now! If you’re into psychological thrillers, fast-paced plots and twists you don’t see coming, then this is the book for you! Keep scrolling to read an intriguing extract…   When I wake up, some time has gone by, the light has changed. I… Read More

What We’re Reading: Out of Love – Hazel Hayes

This week for What We’re Reading, Marketing Intern Imie Kent-Muller tells us all about the book she is JUST OBSESSED with – Out of Love by Hazel Hayes.     What’s it about?   The story begins with an ending, telling the usual story of… Read More
Nature Remedy

Get back to nature wherever you are with The Nature Remedy

The natural world has always been my sanctuary, my go-to place when I’m having a wobble, feeling stressed, lack clarity or feeling anxious. It’s a place that has been there for all of us since the very beginning, and right now it is a welcome relief from these puzzling and… Read More

Silent Witnesses – Anne O’Brien

‘Name Six English Queens.’ Faced with this question at the Pub Quiz Night, most teams would make a fairly accurate stab at it.  Elizabeth I.  Bloody Mary.  Queen Victoria.  Elizabeth II.  A guess at the wives of Henry VIII, beginning with Anne Boleyn. Not one of them a medieval English… Read More
this lovely city book club

What to do When Your Book Comes Out During a Global Pandemic

Ahead of this week’s live HQ Book Club event, author Louise Hare tells us all about her debut novel This Lovely City, publishing at the beginning of a global pandemic, and finding creativity in lockdown.   Like many authors, the publication of my debut novel was a dream coming… Read More
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Father’s Day BOSH! Banana Pancakes Recipe

This is a wonderful easy-to-prepare breakfast for those mornings when you are looking for something delicious and impressive to start your day. Experiment with toppings, but if you make sure there is plenty of fruit it counts as one of your five (or ten) a day! SERVES 2 1½ ripe… Read More