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Happy National Cake Day!

Cupcakes
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…

Christmas presents under a tree
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...

Jo Thomas, Joanna Nell, Karen Cole and Olivia Beirne share their go-to Christmas dishes!

Here at Bookends HQ, Christmas has come early as we ask a selection of our lovely authors to fill us in on their favourite festive dishes! From pigs in blankets to advent calendar chocolates… Keep reading if you want to feel seriously hungry!   Jo Thomas, author of A Winter Beneath the Stars I always make...

To celebrate NaNoWriMo, Jacqueline O’Mahony tells us about getting started in novel writing.

November marks National Novel Writing Month, so we’ve asked Jacqueline O’Mahony, author of the stunning A River In The Trees, to tell us about her experiences and advice for getting started as an author. The most important thing I’ve learned about writing is that if you want to be a writer, you have to write. Don’t...

Who’s the hardest person to buy for on your Christmas list?

Guys there’s no denying it, we’re feeling festive. We’re ready to wallow in tinsel and mull everything in sight, so we’ve asked some of our fabulous authors to give us a sneak peek into how they spend their Christmas. First up we’ve got Jill Mansell, Karen Cole, Daniela Sacerdoti and Beth Good telling us all...

Maybe This Time by Jill Mansell

Maybe This Time
The uplifting new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of This Could Change Everything. The perfect read for fans of Lucy Diamond and Katie Fforde. When Mimi first visits her dad’s new home in the Cotswolds, she falls in love with Goosebrook and the people who live there. There’s Paddy, with his flashing eyes and seductive...

The best ebook deals this month!

November is proving to be a fabulous month for eBook deals! Bookends HQ is here to help you fill your eReader ahead of the festive season. Winter Without You by Beth Good THE heartwarming and emotional read for Christmas 2018 What do you do when you lose everything? After the tragic death of her boyfriend,...

Remember remember the 5th of November

Fireworks
If you haven’t got any plans to celebrate Bonfire Night then look no further as we’ve pulled together everything you need to host your sparkling fireworks night! What to eat Why not try this mouth-watering Spiced Toffee Traybake recipe from Mary Berry’s Fast Cakes before you head out to watch those fireworks! Download the recipe here: Spiced...

Read an extract from A Spark of Light, the masterful new novel from Jodi Picoult

Read an extract from A Spark of Light, the masterful new novel from Jodi Picoult – out today. The Center for women’s reproductive health offers a last chance at hope – but nobody ends up there by choice. Its very existence is controversial, and to the demonstrators who barricade the building every day, the service...

Books on my bedside table – Kelly Rimmer

We are all guilty of having at least one book stacked up next to our bed, whether they be books we are currently reading, books we are dipping in and out of, or books that we are saving for a rainy day! One of our authors, Kelly Rimmer, gives us an exclusive sneak-peak of the...


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