“For me, Christmas is magic. I adore a cold, sparkling winter, a cosy home twinkling with fairy lights, the scent of gingerbread baking in the oven and dressing up in something lovely to attend a performance of The Nutcracker ballet…”
There’s a Ghost in this House is the latest instalment from author, artist and illustrator Oliver Jeffers, whose 2017 book, Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth, became a New York Times No.1 bestseller.
From the Sunday Times bestselling and award-winning author of the Nevernight Chronicle, comes Empire of the Vampire, a masterful new series. Here, Jay Kristoff answers some questions about writing the new book.
I was listening to the Overture from The Nutcracker when I first envisioned Mrs. March. She appeared to me fully-formed, in her fur coat and skirt suit, just walking down the street, as excited and hopeful as that flute, and I knew at that moment I was going to destroy her.
Sweet Sweet Revenge Ltd is the latest hilarious feel-good fiction from the internationally bestselling Jonas Jonasson and the most fun you’ll have in 2021. Here, he introduces the novel to readers.
‘If, like me, you’ve fallen in love with Bear, then the best way to help polar bears and protect our beautiful planet is to do everything you can to fight climate change’
I remember the old family stories about my Great Aunt Mary. A fiercely independent, enigmatic woman who was said to be a witch…
The story behind the book is pretty simple. I spend summers in New York. Our next-door neighbour in Brooklyn, who has suffered from her share of health issues, announced to me summarily that she had no desire to live beyond the age of 80…