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Joanna Nell, Karen Cole, Daniela Sacerdoti and Joanna Bolouri tell us which books they’re wishing for this Christmas!

Over at Bookends HQ, we’re starting to get SERIOUSLY excited about Christmas: mince pies, trashy TV, and hopefully lots of new additions to our TBR piles!  From feel-good romance to classic horror, four more of our wonderful authors share which books they’re hoping to find under the Christmas tree this year… Daniela Sacerdoti, author of...

Jo Thomas, Karen Cole, Cate Woods and Joanna Nell grant their characters’ Christmas wishes!

We’ve all got those pesky hard-to-buy-for people on our Christmas lists, but it turns out the best people to buy for are fictional! In this latest blog post four of our fabulous authors positively spoil their characters with presents… Jo Thomas, author of A Winter Beneath the Stars I’d buy Halley, from A Winter Beneath the...

Driving Home for Christmas

It’s finally December, so let’s crack out the Christmas tunes, festive baking and wintery reads! In memory of one of our beloved and dearly missed authors, Emma Hannigan, Bookends HQ thought it was only best to honour her memory by celebrating all-things-Christmas with Emma.   Why not try Emma’s delicious Christmas biscuits? “These divine shortbread...

TOP Christmas Gift Books for 2018

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Are you still stumped on what to get your friends and family for Christmas? Look no further, as here at Team Bookends, we have curated a list of the best book gifts you could give! From stocking fillers to a treat for yourself in the New Year, Bookends is here to save the day.  ...

Camembert, parsnips and sherry – we ask, what is your go-to Christmas dish?

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Can you believe that it is December already? Here at Bookends HQ, we are MORE than ready for all the joys that the Christmas season brings – including the food! Next up in our Bookends Christmas author series, we’ve asked, what is your go-to Christmas dish? Jill Mansell, author of This Could Change Everything Coconut Lindt...

Who’s the trickiest person to buy for on your Christmas list? Graham Norton, Joanna Bolouri, Jo Thomas and Joanna Nell fill us in!

From difficult dads, to best friends who already have everything – we all have someone on our Christmas present list who is impossible to buy for. Luckily, some of our fabulous authors are here to share the trickiest names on their lists… and offer up some much-needed Christmas gifting inspiration!   Graham Norton, author of A...

Read an extract from Friends like These: the unmissable new psychological thriller

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Read an exclusive Friends like These extract: as addictive as Friend Request, as gripping as The Girl Before. Lizzie hasn’t thought much about Becca since the accident. She remembers the blood though. She can see how you wouldn’t be the same again after something like that. No one was surprised when Becca didn’t come back to...

Which book is top of your wishlist? Erin Kelly, Holly Bourne, Jill Mansell & Beth Good tell us what they’re coveting this Christmas

Black Friday has been and gone, and we’re in full swing curating our Christmas list. In this latest blog post, authors Erin Kelly, Holly Bourne, Jill Mansell and Beth Good tell us what book is top of their list! Erin Kelly, author of  He Said/She Said I can’t resist a cookbook and I’ve heard great...

Happy National Cake Day!

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Here at Bookends HQ, we love any excuse for a slice of cake and a cup of tea. So on National Cake Day, we will definitely be indulging ourselves in a slice of cake (or two…)! To celebrate National Cake Day, we are giving you an exclusive recipe from the queen of cakes herself, Mary Berry, from...

He’s making a list, and checking it twice…

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Next up in our Christmas author series, we asked our lovely authors Erin Kelly, Joanna Bolouri, Olivia Beirne and Daniela Sacerdoti a very important festive question: if you had to buy a Christmas gift for one of your characters, who would you choose and why?   Erin Kelly, author of He Said/She Said Alice, the little...



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