Posted on 25th Jan, 2015 by Jessie Burton & Leilah Skelton
We're delighted to be (re-)reading Jessie Burton's stunning debut novel, The Miniaturist, as our Waterstones Book Club choice this week. Read our bookseller's review and find out where Jessie drew her inspiration from.
Posted on 31st Dec, 2014 by Jessie Burton
As we bid a fond farewell to another year, Jessie Burton, author of our stunning Waterstones Book of the Year The Miniaturist, reflects on her life-changing year, the success of failing and the power of reading.
In the third part of our round-up of the year, we take a look at the highlights from September through to December and prepare to turn the page on an excellent 2014. Here’s to leaping into the unknown and dusting off our bookshelves for a new year of brilliant books.
In the second part of our round-up of the year, authors battled it out in the Ultimate Writer contest, the Tour de France came to Yorkshire and ice-buckets splashed over the heads of our favourite writers. It was a truly spectacular summer. Let's take a look at the booky highlights from May through to August 2014.
Posted on 5th Nov, 2014 by Dan Lewis Lewis
The shortlists for this year's Specsavers National Book Awards shortlists were announced today - and we're here to guide you through them.
Did you know that American book covers are often completely different than the UK's versions? Amanda Stevenson compares and contrasts some of the most obviously distinct, and explains why there's a difference in the first place.
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