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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
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The Queen’s Rival: Letter Four

To celebrate the release of the new historical novel The Queen’s Rival by bestselling author Anne O’Brien, we have been sharing some letters that feature in the book. Our final letter features our protagonist Cecily, Duchess of York, writing to her daughter Anne, Duchess of Exeter.   Cecily, Duchess of York,… Read More
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The Queen’s Rival: Letter Three

To celebrate the release of the new historical novel The Queen’s Rival by bestselling author Anne O’Brien, we are sharing some letters that feature in the book. Our third letter features our Katherine, Dowager Duchess of Norfolk, writing to her sister (and our protagonist) Cecily, Duchess of York.   Katherine, Dowager… Read More
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The Queen’s Rival: Letter Two

To celebrate the release of the new historical novel The Queen’s Rival by bestselling author Anne O’Brien, we are sharing some letters that feature in the book. Our second letter features our protagonist Cecily, Duchess of York, writing to her sister Anna, Duchess of Buckingham.   Cecily, Duchess of York, to… Read More
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The Queen’s Rival: Letter One

To celebrate the release of the new historical novel The Queen’s Rival by bestselling author Anne O’Brien, we are sharing some letters that feature in the book. First up is a letter from our protagonist Cecily, Duchess of York, to Queen Marguerite.   Cecily, Duchess of York, to her grace the… Read More
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Brave, Not Perfect: Why Be Brave?

Brave, Not Perfect by Reshma Saujani empowers women to embrace their imperfections and find their bravery. This extract, in celebration of the paperback release, discusses why it is important to be brave:    Why Be Brave?  If you think about it, pretty much everything worth doing in life requires bravery. Bravery… Read More
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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
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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
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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
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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