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Keep Your Kids Busy With This Half Term Activity Pack!

Half term is here, and although we’re so pleased to have the kids around, there’s nothing we need more right now than activities to keep them quiet. Enter Ben Brooks and Quinton Winter, the duo behind Stories for Boys  Who Dare to be Different and Stories for Kids Who Dare to be Different! These books each feature 100 figures, every one of them an inspiring pioneer and creative genius in...

Our favourite half-term activities from Cordially Invited!

If you’re running low on inspiration (or energy…) but searching for some creative ways to keep the kids entertained this half-term, Team Bookends have got you covered! We’re sharing our favourite ideas from Zoe Sugg’s fantastic book Cordially Invited, which shows you how to make an event and a memory out of every day. If...

Jelly Tot Cakes: Half-term fun!

In need of some half-term activity inspiration? Then look no further, as we have this exclusive recipe for Jelly Tot cakes, straight from the queen of baking herself, Mary Berry. This recipe is kid-friendly, and not to mention fun! You can find recipes like this and more in Fast Cakes by Mary Berry. Jelly Tot...

Join in with our buddy read #NightTigerTogether!

We’ve been thinking about what makes the ultimate February read… lushly written escapism? Check. A captivating adventure? Check. A touch of magic? Absolutely. It just so happens that our February Book of the Month The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo ticks all of these boxes! So to celebrate its publication, we’re organising a huge international...

Our February eBook deals!

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Here at Team Bookends we have all your eBook needs covered – and all for 99p each! So Me – Graham Norton Graham Norton, whose impish charm and quick wit has earned him a place in our hearts, looks back at his life so far. In his own words, SO ME is ‘a real romp...

Read the 1st chapter of Where There’s a Will by Beth Corby

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Read the never before seen 1st chapter of Where There’s a Will by Beth Corby – THE fun, uplifting, romantic read for summer 2019! Would you take the chance that could change everything? After leaving university at the age of twenty-five with no idea what to do with her life, Hannah is stunned when she...

Our top Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day reading picks

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Whether it’s Galentine’s Day or Valentine’s Day you plan on celebrating this week, Bookends has you covered with this FAB selection of books. From celebrating the power of female friendships to classic tales of ‘meet-cutes’, leave it to us to find you your next romantic read… The Sisterhood – Daisy Buchanan For fans of Bryony...

Exclusive Q&A with Sheila O’Flanagan

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Sheila O’Flanagan is the award-winning author of The Hideaway and over twenty other titles, including the Sunday Times bestsellers What Happened That Night, The Missing Wife and If You Were Me.  This Q&A is taken from The Hideaway. The full Q&A is only available in the paperback edition of The Hideaway, out on 7th March....

Your recipe for a Valentine’s Day feast!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and here at Bookends HQ we’ve been busy playing Cupid… Whether you’re planning to celebrate with a romantic date night with that special someone, or a Galentine’s evening in with your best friends, we’ve pulled together all the ingredients you need for a Valentine’s Day feast! For a...

Our Top 5 Bookish Rom Coms to watch this Valentine’s Day…

With Valentines Day looming, we’re feeling the love here at Team Bookends. And what is better than a bookish rom com to get you in the mood? Here are our top 5 picks for the ultimate Valentines movie marathon… 10 Things I Hate About You This 90s classic is a re-imagining of Shakespeare’s The Taming...


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