“I think there is value in seeing a world that is outside of ourselves.” Gabriel Tallent on writing My Absolute Darling

In this article, author Gabriel Tallent talks about the natural world, the environments that surround us and how these informed the writing of his debut novel. MY ABSOLUTE DARLING is a brilliant and immersive, all-consuming read about one fourteen-year-old girl’s heart-stopping fight for her own soul. In college, a professor introduced me to a long … Continued

Brand New Picture Book is Cat’s Whiskers for Judith Kerr

HarperCollins Children’s Books is thrilled to announce the acquisition of a new picture book from much-loved author and illustrator, Judith Kerr, who celebrated her 94th birthday last week. Katinka’s Tail will publish on 19th October 2017 in hardback and is inspired by Judith’s very own cat, Katinka. This glorious new book is set to be … Continued

Competition: Win a signed copy of Hibiscus by Lopè Ariyo!

Lopè Ariyo is the rising star of African cooking and Hibiscus, her first book, is packed with delicious dishes. An energetic and supremely talented cook, Lopè creates fresh, fuss-free meals that are full of flavour. Nigerian-inspired flavours and cooking methods can transform everyday dishes into something spectacular. Whether it’s experimenting with new ingredients (Hibiscus Chicken), … Continued

An interview with bestselling author Karin Slaughter

Check out this fascinating interview with the worldwide bestselling author of the Will Trent and Grant County series, Karin Slaughter, as she talks about her new novel, her favourite books, and travelling the world. THE GOOD DAUGHTER is a stunning new standalone, with a chilling edge of psychological suspense. 1. Can you tell us a … Continued

A delicious recipe from Nigerian-inspired new cookbook HIBISCUS

Discover fresh flavours from West Africa with the Observer Rising Star of Food 2017. Lopè Ariyo is currently one of the UK’s leading voices in West African cuisine. Her passion for contemporary West African food led her to enter, and win, the HarperCollins and Red Magazine African cookery competition. Hibiscus is her first cookbook. LEMON … Continued

It’s the very happy return of David Baddiel!

HarperCollins Children’s Books unveil fourth children’s novel by David Baddiel: BIRTHDAY BOY HarperCollins Children’s Books has revealed the title and cover for the fourth children’s novel by much loved writer and comedian David Baddiel. Birthday Boy will publish in hardback on 7 September 2017. A hilarious rollercoaster ride of pure entertainment for readers everywhere, the … Continued

The Makings of a Modern Career Guide by Otegha Uwagba

Little Black Book: A Toolkit For Working Women is the modern career guide every creative woman needs, whether you’re just starting out or already have years of experience. Here, Otegha Uwagba discusses the process of writing this essential new book. “When it comes to career guidance, there’s certainly no shortage of books on the subject … Continued