Lockdown has made concentrating on reading books difficult for lots of us. But there is a solution - listening to audiobooks!
The humble sea shanty has been having a moment on social media in 2021. We've put together a list of books featuring pirates, ships and more if you're in a nautical mood!
What food in fiction makes you hungry? From peaches to cake to full meals, here's a list of the best food descriptions in books!
October marks Black History Month in the UK and we wanted to highlight audiobooks from black British authors - from compelling fiction and non-fiction to books for children and young adults.
You know you can always rely on a great (audio)book to keep you company or help you escape from the world for a bit, and it’s probably fair to say that most of us have needed to do that a few times this year!
Even though there’s always a significant number of crime fiction novels at the top of the book charts, there are still many readers and listeners out there (including myself until recently) that have never explored this expansive genre. Is there a book out there for you that will turn you into a master of murder (the fictional kind of course) or a connoisseur of crime? Of course there is! Here are seven books we think may tempt you into the world of murder mysteries.
Audiobooks are particularly good for immersing yourself in nature stories. Once you've settled down, put your headphones in or your bluetooth speaker on, it can be a very immersive experience. Having the added extra of natural soundscapes in many audiobooks can make it feel like you're almost outside. Just open a window and add a warm breeze!
If you've seen the release schedule for this years upcoming films and TV shows then you'll know that there are so many great books being adapted! It's almost hard to know where to start! But, whether you're a person who thinks the book is better than the film, or a person who just likes to know what's going to happen, there's loads of great reasons to read the book before you see the 2020 screen adaptation.
This year the Bookseller is celebrating 30 years of the British Book Awards by adding an extra category which will decide the best books of the last three decades.
February is LGBT History Month every year in the UK. In 2020, the theme is Poetry, Prose, and Plays, which celebrates the contribution that LGBT+ writers have made to writing of all kinds, from Sappho to Juno Dawson.