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The Island

Read an Extract from the Gripping New YA Dystopian The Island

CHAPTER 1 JESSIE Life would be so much easier if I were a psychopath. I’d be charming, manipulative and a pathological liar. I also wouldn’t be wondering what Danny, Honor, Jeffers, Meg and Milo are talking about on the other side of the pool their faces cast in shadow, the… Read More
Code

Listen to the Introduction of The Success Code!

Every one of us has the capability to succeed. But what does it mean to be successful? What does success look like for you? And how is it achievable? The Success Code by Amanda Dewinter empowers readers from every walk of life to set their own… Read More
rest

Why Do You Want to Rest?

The Book of Rest by James Reeves and Gabrielle Brown is the go-to-guide telling you how to find a moment of peace even in the busiest of days, and a path to a calmer, happier and more relaxed you. To celebrate its paperback release, we have an… Read More
Cookie BOSH

BOSH! Frying Pan Cookie

Looking for a #BoshingDay sweet treat? Scroll down to grab the BOSH! recipe for their delicious FRYING PAN COOKIE from their new Speedy BOSH! book. We recommend you *don’t* try to flip it like a pancake… Serves 8 That’s right, we went there… the… Read More
parting

Parting Shot – Short Story by Simon Berthon

Grab a few biscuits and a beverage of choice. Settle down and read Parting Shot, the gripping short story by Simon Berthon – author of A Time to Lie. If you’re into your mysteries or spy thrillers, then read on to find out about a retired man named Gwilym.   Parting… Read More
Christmas

The Depiction Of Christmas by Caroline Flynn

To get you in the Christmas spirit, we have a lovely treat! Caroline Flynn, author of The Winter Berry House, has written a short story. Set in Port Landon, read on to feel of warm and festive… The Depiction of Christmas: A Port Landon Short Story… Read More
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Lockdown Comforts: BOSH! Frying Pan Cookie

We’re almost at the end of lockdown, and therefore we’re rounding up our blog series with a sugar high. Scroll down to grab the BOSH! recipe for their delicious FRYING PAN COOKIE from their new Speedy BOSH! book. We recommend you don’t try to… Read More
doughnuts

Lockdown Comforts: Sourdough Doughnuts

What is one thing EVERYONE made in the first lockdown? Sourdough. Today’s lockdown comfort is in homage to that quintessential lockdown comfort, by making the recipe easier and turning it into a delicious treat: DOUGHNUTS. Here is Gizzi Erskine’s truly scrumptious Sourdough Doughnuts with White Chocolate Custard and Sour Cherry… Read More
macarons

Lockdown Comforts: Orange Macarons

Another week of lockdown, another week of comfort baking. Our team are OBSESSED with these orange macarons from Lucy Deedes’s new book. If you’re looking for the perfect treat, then this is the bake for you.   Orange Macarons These are quick to make but it pays to be completely… Read More
Cinnamon

Lockdown Comforts: Cinnamon Buns

Lockdown 2.0 is upon us, so here at HQ we’re focusing on selfcare. This year has been hard, and now is the time to find what makes you cosy and happy. For us, one thing we love to do is bake. Here is a recipe from our friends at the… Read More
Teachers

World Teachers Day with Claudia Winkleman

Teachers are such an important part of growing up. To celebrate World Teachers Day, we have an extract from Claudia Winkleman’s new book Quite about why she loves teachers.   I am in awe of teachers; they are, simply put, the most patient group of people on earth. You… Read More