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Bookstore of the Month | Livraria Lello


Introducing our Bookstore of the Month; Livraria Lello. This bookstore, housed in an incredible neo-Gothic building, is an extraordinary literary mecca: […]

Kindred, a graphic novel adaption


  Kindred, Octavia Butler‘s literary science-fiction masterpiece first published in 1979, tells the story of Dana, a young black woman […]

RoseBlood Ball | Q&A with A.G Howard


On 12th January we hosted a #RoseBloodBall with A.G Howard (in digital form) and an audience of magnificent bloggers. The highlight of the […]

When an Elephant Falls In Love


2016 hasn’t been the most joyous of years, but we are here to help things end with a little hope and […]

Festive Favourites from Erin Gleeson


Embrace the festive feeling, whether you are celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Pancha Ganapati or even Festivus with some delicious wintery treats from master […]

10 Great Gifts for Foodies


10 Delicious Gifts For Foodies   This is the handbook that answers the age-old question: how do you know when […]

Aunt Renee’s Chicken Soup


Aunt Renee’s Chicken Soup SERVES 6 My dearly departed Aunt Renee, who was quite a character, was famous for many […]

10 Beautiful Gifts For Book Lovers


10 Ideal Gifts for Book Worms Whether they are book collectors, budding novelists or crafters – we’ve got you covered. […]

Regarding Bad Little Children’s Books


For more infromation about the Abrams title Bad Little Children’s Books please follow the below links: Statement Further Statement

Secret Santa Gift Ideas


For the fashionista From classic strands of pearls to eclectic stacks of trendy bracelets, How to Wear Jewellery offers must-have […]

Happy National Cookie Day!


Celebrate National Cookie Day with a Christmasy treat from the Cookie Advent Cookbook. Brandy Snaps 4 Tbsp [55 g] unsalted butter […]

10 Gifts for Little Elves


10 Christmas presents for cheeky little Elves Charles wants to find a wish tree. His brother and sister don’t believe […]

10 Gifts for Dad


10 Christmas gifts for Dad: not a tie in sight. The dazzling success of The Toaster Project leaves Thomas Thwaites in a […]

10 Gifts for Mum


10 Gifts For Mum Think outside the box for Mum’s gift this year. Small Victories is a beautifully curated, deeply […]