Book Blog

Louise Candlish's Bad Neighbours

Louise Candlish, bestselling thriller writer and author of Those People, selects five sets of literary neighbours from hell.

Capote's Cabal: Meet the Swans of Swan Song

The inspiration for Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott's latest novel about Truman Capote's elite inner circle, meet the 'swans' of Swan Song.

Waiting for Hilary Mantel

As we count down the days to the release of The Mirror and the Light, we suggest some Mantel-esque historical fiction to devour.

Stylish Summer Reads

We recommended reading to transport you to luxuriant worlds where drama and desire lurk tantalisingly beneath the surface.

The Waterstones Roundup: June's Best Books

Our monthly round-up of the best of June's new publishing.

The World Today

As we all try and get to grips with the madness of modern society, here is a selection of fiction and fact that attempts to make sense of it all.

Give War and Peace a Chance

Make the most of those lazy summer hours by immersing yourself in these epic fictions and lovingly detailed worlds

Evil Under the Sun

Unwind in the summer sun with tales of murder, intrigue and long buried secrets. As the temperature rises, so do the thrills.

This Green and Pleasant Land

Read around the British Isles with these great novels set in iconic UK holiday destinations.