Stephanie Meyer at Piccadilly

Events, dear boy, events – February & March

One of the best things about having real bookshops is that you can meet people there. Not just other book lovers, and booksellers full of advice to help you choose your next book, but authors. Our events teams across the country strive to bring you closer to your favourite writers, and here Steven Cooper from our national events team, looks back at some highlights from February, as well as giving a preview of some exciting happenings coming up this month... Read more
Mother's Day

Top ten books for Mother’s Day

With Mother's Day coming up next Sunday - don't say we didn't remind you - Cara Fielder pulls together her top ten suggestions for the perfect book treat for your mum. And this being Cara, you can be sure this is not your ordinary selection...

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Discover The Night Rainbow…

Claire KingThe first novel from award-winning short-story writer Claire King is the beautiful The Night Rainbow, which has already won praise from Maggie O'Farrell, who called it "moving, gripping, elegant and spare". Writing exclusively for Waterstones.com/blog, she tells how a real life incident influenced her decision to write from a child's perspective... Read more

Fire-starters: Tinder Press highlights

TinderPress_logo_finalAs snippets of information are being released on new novels from Helen Fielding, James Salter and Dan Brown, it looks like it is going to be a storming year for the world of books. One bit of news that has got Cara Fielder really excited is the 2013 list from brand new Headline Books imprint, Tinder Press. The team that brought you The Snow Child and When God Was A Rabbit are now on a mission to bring you some of the most beautiful stories ever written. Here's a sneak peak at their first five releases: Read more