Books

13 June 2022

Everything you need to know about your Moon Sign by Lori Reid, author of Your Lunar Code

Have you ever wondered why you react to certain situations the way you do, why your moods change so much from one day to the next, or why you always ...

13 June 2022

Tania Malan, author of Ageless says there is not a one size fits all approach to becoming ageless

The time has come to take a stand AGAINST “one size fits all”. Sophisticated technologies are evolving, rapidly bringing with it endless possibilities especially in the field of biohacking and ...

9 June 2022

Nora Murphy, author of The Favour writes an open letter to Patricia Highsmith

Dear Ms. Highsmith, First, I would like to thank you. To me, your novels were revolutionary in the suspense and psychological thriller genres—genres I have always loved. I remember first ...

9 June 2022

Clare Whitfield, author of The Gone and Forgotten shares seven things she'd like her readers to know

I was diagnosed with ASD (old school Asperger’s) at the ripe old age of forty-three after winning the Goldsboro Glass Bell Award. I used the prize money to pay for ...

9 June 2022

Claire Allan, author of The Nurse writes an open letter to Helen Fields

-  Dear Helen, I hope you can excuse the shameless fangirling that will follow because there will be a lot of it. ...

9 June 2022

Advice to my younger writer self by Maggie Brookes, author of The Acts of Love and War

I have known I was a writer since I was about seven years old. All through my childhood and teens, I filled notebook after notebook with poems and stories, carefully ...

9 June 2022

Apple: Sex, Drugs, Motherhood and the Recovery of the Feminine by Antonella Gambotto-Burke

Apple: Sex, Drugs, Motherhood and the Recovery of the Feminine by celebrated feminist thinker and author Antonella Gambotto-Burke is an intellectual tour-de-force that will transform our understanding of birth, and ...

9 June 2022

Kat Dunn, author of Glorious Poison shares seven things she'd like her readers to know about her

1. Revolution is in my blood. The one in Dangerous Remedy is bigger than anything my family has known, but from my mum being loaded into a police van at ...

9 June 2022

Faith Hogan, author of The Gin Sister's Promise shares seven things she'd like her readers to know

1. Perhaps I do live vicariously through my novels – my last novel was called The Ladies Midnight Swimming Club, I can best be described as a poor swimmer – ...

8 June 2022

The Positive Birth Book by Milli Hill

Many women find themselves afraid of giving birth and this fear can lead them to take a passive role in their choices. However, by learning about their rights, they can ...
7 June 2022

Pride Month: The Satyr's Kiss, Gay Witchcraft and other must-read books for queer witches

Even in some of the most unique and inclusive cultural practices in the world, there is so much focus on heteronormativity. It feels like you can’t read about Gods and ...
6 June 2022

An open letter to Mindy Kaling, by Rima Ray, author of Ruby Roy and the Murder in the Falls

Rima Ray writes an open letter to her favourite author Mindy Kaling to celebrate the release of her new book Ruby Roy and the Murder in the Falls.  Dear Mindy, ...

6 June 2022

Seven mums I admire the most by Glenn Boozan, author of There Are Moms Way Worse Than You

In doing research for my new book There Are Moms Way Worse Than You, I came across some absolutely wretched animal mothers, but some good ones too. So, here are seven ...

2 June 2022

My top tips for writing a memoir by Cass J McMain, author of Rescuing Barbara

Memories are funny things. Some hide from you almost completely. Some are playful, popping out now and then to amuse you. Some memories hang on you like weights, panting into ...

1 June 2022

How to have the best relationship with your adult child by author Annette Byford

When we become mothers we are inundated with, at times quite bewildering and contradictory, advice: there are numerous books, blogs, tv programs telling us how to best bring up our ...

1 June 2022

Redefining happily ever after in women’s fiction by Suzanne Mattaboni, author of Once in a Lifetime

We all know that romance is a big deal in book publishing, and that this genre gets tons of readership. That’s great—who among us can resist a great meet-cute, after ...

1 June 2022

Exclusive: Outlander actor Nell Hudson discusses her new book Just For Today

The sparkling debut from Outlander and Victoria actor Nell Hudson, Just For Today is released on the 9th June 2022- so we caught up with her to find out what ...
1 June 2022

Sally Emerson, author of Perfect shares seven things she'd like her readers to know about her

1. I like safety and security but I hate it too. But maybe we all feel that. We do our deep breathing, practise yoga, create cosy domestic spaces, then blow it ...

31 May 2022

Ten of the bestselling books on the Queen to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

Ahead of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Amazon UK has pulled sales data to show which books about the Queen have been the most popular over the past five years (May ...

30 May 2022

The importance of disability representation by Chloe Timms, author of The Seawomen

Can you think of a famous disabled author? A novel that features a prominent disabled character? Chances are you might struggle, and if you can think of an example it’s ...

30 May 2022

The things I would tell my younger author self by Valérie Perrin, author of Three

Translated by Isabel Williams I was never a young author. My first novel was published when I was 48 years old. At 48, we aren’t old, but nor are we ...