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Win a retro Lomography camera!

Recreate the atmospheric, seventies-style photography of Warp Records favourite Neil Krug by entering our The Girls competition to win your own fabulous Lomography camera.

Competition: Draw your Mum for Mother’s Day

Isn’t Mum fantastic? Show your appreciation and have the chance to win a £20 Waterstones Gift Card.

Fungus The Bogeyman Competition

To celebrate the release of Raymond Briggs' Fungus The Bogeyman as a television series, Waterstones, in association with Sky 1, are offering some amazing prizes.

Christmas With The Savages Competition

You could win a Harrods Christmas Box and 20 Puffin Classics - all you need to do is buy a copy of Christmas With The Savages before December 15th 2015 and you will be entered into our prize draw.

Orion Books: James Bond Competition

Win a signed copy of Trigger Mortis and a ride in an Aston Martin

Every man's island, Jean Louise, every man's watchman, is his conscience

Penguin Random House recently released the first line from Go Set a Watchman and are asking for your artwork!

Father's Day: Your dad is a superhero!

A few of the results from our Father's Day competition!

Win a book shopping spree with Carrie Hope Fletcher

We'll say this immediately, this is a great prize.

Read Landline (part 1)

Ahead of her visit to the UK in July, we're sharing exclusive extracts from Rainbow Rowell's upcoming book Landline - a love story about one woman’s mission to save her marriage, with a little help from a magic telephone...

Get super creative with Supertato!

We want you to play with your food! We're teaming up with children's author and illustrator Sue Hendra to launch a "veggie" special creative competition to celebrate the arrival of Supertato...

Dork-tastic advice from Nikki Maxwell

Nikki Maxwell, Queen of the Dorks, returns this week in her seventh book Dork Diaries: TV Star but has found time to share some advice with a fan who's feeling left out... - plus there's a chance to win a Waterstones exclusive copy of the latest book.

The Journey of a Suit

Nicole Mary Kelby's novel The Pink Suit tracks the life of Jackie Kennedy's iconic pink suit from its creation by Irish seamstress Kate to the back seat of the Presidential cadillac as it made its way through the streets of Texas on 22nd November 1963... Here she explains how she weaved together her extensive and detailed research to form a unique take on a familiar story.

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