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Kate Riordan on Gothic Literature

Kate Riordan on Gothic Literature

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.

Why I love colouring books

Why I love colouring books

Posted on 1st Apr, 2015 by Isabel Popple

Nowadays colouring books aren't just for children. Adults across the country are turning to them as a way to relax after a hard day at work. One of our own booksellers, Isabel Popple, counts herself amongst the grown-up converts.

Teen summer reads

Teen summer reads

Posted on 27th Jul, 2014 by Guest contributor

We asked Jenny McLachlan, author of new novel Flirty Dancing and (now former) teacher of teens, what her students were planning on reading this summer.

What's eating Darren Shan?

What's eating Darren Shan?

Posted on 3rd Jul, 2014 by Waterstones

With the latest in his deliciously deadly Zom-B series out this week, we speak to master of horror Darren Shan about the story so far - and where he's taking us next.

12 Days of Delight - Vintage Christmas fun

Today we've got a collection of quizzes, crosswords, activities and more based around some children's classics to keep your little ones occupied...