Posted on 4th Mar, 2016 by Charlotte Gordon
As it is Mothers' Day this Sunday, what better time to explore the fascinating yet tragic relationship between two important and influential female writers, Mary Shelley and her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft
Posted on 15th Feb, 2016 by Kate Riordan
Kate Riordan, author of the Shadow Hour, takes us on a dark, chilly walk through her favourite Gothic works of fiction.
Posted on 3rd Nov, 2015 by Sarah Waters
The Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist is announced on Sunday and in the run up, we have asked previous years' winners to share writing tips and favourite texts by young authors.
Posted on 21st Mar, 2015 by Reece Dinn
Reece Dinn, one of our booksellers in the Liverpool One branch, has a few questions about genre. What are the hidden rules that decide which section a book is shelved under? Who decides this and what effect does it have on how the book is perceived?
Want to get in the mood for Halloween? Are the ghosts and ghouls queuing up outside your front door? This is the perfect time of year to keep your younger readers entertained with some witchy goings on or send a chill down an older child’s spine with a creepy tale or two…
Posted on 1st Sep, 2014 by M.R. Carey
Comic writer and novelist M.R. Carey, author of our Book Club book of the week The Girl With All The Gifts, explains why he thinks the scariest kind of evil is the kind that comes from inside.
Posted on 19th May, 2014 by Linwood Barclay
Linwood Barclay knows a thing or two about thrillers, so to mark the publication of A Tap on the Window in paperback this week here are his top ten thriller movies of all time.