Book Blog

David Keenan on the Books that Influenced This is Memorial Device

The author of our Scottish Book of the Month for January, David Keenan, explores the books that have influenced his debut novel This is Memorial Device.

Alex Bell Recommends The Best Children's Adventure Stories

Our Children’s Book of the Month for November, The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club has ushered in the winter season perfectly, taking readers on a trip of a lifetime across the frozen wilds of the Icelands, a land brimming with wonders, monsters and snow pirates. Here the intrepid explorer behind the story, author Alex Bell, recommends the adventure stories that have inspired her.

Sarah Millican's Recommended Reads

As she presents her wickedly funny new book, How to be Champion, Sarah Millican recommends some of her favourite reads.

Book Recommendations based on your Favourite TV Programmes

Turn off your television! Here are some books that are just as thrilling, just as suspenseful and just as fun as anything the small screen has to offer. As recommended by bookseller, Lisa Redmond.

What we're reading: 16th March, 2014

Our booksellers share some of their favourite books of the moment...

Tube strike reads

What book should you read depending on your way into work tomorrow?

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