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The forget-me-not bakery by Caroline Flynn. Think pawsitive

The Reality Of Fiction with Caroline Flynn

In celebration of the release of The Forget-Me-Not Bakery, author Caroline Flynn is here to talk about the reality of writing fiction!   Reading fiction is fun. It’s time enjoyed and spent in a world created by someone else, a world shared by the author so that the reader… Read More
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
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
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
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

20 books. 20 years. 20 questions.

Join us on our Facebook page Thursday May 21st at 3pm as Adele Parks goes LIVE for the HQ Book Club!   On May 14th, we published Just My Luck, the 20th book in 20 years from the No.1 Sunday Times bestseller Adele Parks! To countdown… Read More

7 Ways to Practice Flex in a Time of Flux

We asked Annie Auerbach to share with us some top tips for working at home and getting used to a new way of living. Here’s what she had to say!   How many times in the last week have you: Used the word ‘unprecedented’ Said goodbye on a zoom call…… Read More

Socially Distant Bees

Meredith May, author of The Honey Bus As a beekeeper, I occasionally get calls from people who want to know how to start a hive in their backyard. But now that most of us are quarantined at home, packing away food for the apocalypse, everyone seems to be calling. Which… Read More

Darren O’Sullivan’s Top Three Tips

For years, long before I ever let myself consider that I could write a book, I have been pulled in as many readers are by taglines telling me that the book I am about to read is gripping and unputdownable. And when my journey as an author began, I desperately… Read More