A Day Out in Brontë Country

If you long for windswept inspiration, then fly straight to Brontë country and walk the hills that inspired the three Brontë sisters, Charlotte, Anne and Emily to write their classic gothic novels. Haworth lies at the heart of this area…

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Interview with a Bookstagrammer – The Ironbridge Bookshop

Welcome to our second Interview with a Bookstagrammer – a series of Q&As with bookstagrammers from all around the world who regularly post about all things bookish on Instagram. This week, Meg, the owner of the wonderful Ironbridge Bookshop shares…

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8 Top Tips for Enjoying Audiobooks

It took me years to find the knack to listening to stories rather than reading them, but after my online friends kindly shared tips for enjoying audiobooks, I’ve been loading them up one after the other. There are so many…

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Children’s Book Review: A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll

Some books transcend age classification and A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll falls resolutely into this category. In this Own Voices novel, we follow 11-year-old Addie as she learns about the history of witch trials in her village and…

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10 of the Scariest Books for Halloween

People often ask us what should they read in October so we thought it would be fun to share our top ten scariest books for Halloween (or any time of the year for that matter!).  Most of these are unsettling…

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