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Bookends Christmas

All I want for Christmas is… we hear from Graham Norton, Cate Woods, Jo Thomas and Olivia Beirne about which books are on the top of their wish list

Can you believe that it is Christmas Day TOMORROW?! In the final blog as part of our Bookends Christmas author series, we asked Graham Norton, Cate Woods, Jo Thomas and Olivia Beirne, which books would you most like to find under the tree on Christmas morning? Graham Norton, author of A Keeper I still haven’t got […]

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Graham Norton, Jill Mansell, Holly Bourne and Beth Good tell us which of their characters deserve a special Christmas gift!

Christmas is just around the corner now, and we couldn’t be more excited for mulled wine, pigs in blankets, and lots of presents under the tree!  To get us in the mood ahead of the big day, we’ve asked four more of our fantastic authors to tell us which of their characters deserve an extra-special […]

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We ask Olivia Beirne, Cate Woods, Holly Bourne and Erin Kelly, who is the hardest person to buy for on your Christmas gift list?

Stuck on what to get that one last person on your gifting list? Next up in our Bookends Christmas author series, we ask some of our lovely authors who is the most difficult person to buy for on their own Christmas gifting lists, and their advice on how to get around it! Olivia Beirne, author […]

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Joanna Nell, Karen Cole, Daniela Sacerdoti and Joanna Bolouri tell us which books they’re wishing for this Christmas!

Over at Bookends HQ, we’re starting to get SERIOUSLY excited about Christmas: mince pies, trashy TV, and hopefully lots of new additions to our TBR piles! From feel-good romance to classic horror, four more of our wonderful authors share which books they’re hoping to find under the Christmas tree this year… Daniela Sacerdoti, author of I […]

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Jo Thomas, Karen Cole, Cate Woods and Joanna Nell grant their characters’ Christmas wishes!

We’ve all got those pesky hard-to-buy-for people on our Christmas lists, but it turns out the best people to buy for are fictional! In this latest blog post four of our fabulous authors positively spoil their characters with presents… Jo Thomas, author of A Winter Beneath the Stars I’d buy Halley, from A Winter Beneath the […]

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He’s making a list, and checking it twice…

Next up in our Christmas author series, we asked our lovely authors Erin Kelly, Joanna Bolouri, Olivia Beirne and Daniela Sacerdoti a very important festive question: if you had to buy a Christmas gift for one of your characters, who would you choose and why?   Erin Kelly, author of He Said/She Said Alice, the little […]

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Bookends authors share their Christmas Day Routine

As homes up and down the country wake up to put the turkey in the oven and open their stockings, our Bookends authors share their Christmas Day routines. Carmel Harrington, author of Cold Feet: The Lost Years We awake early, courtesy of our two children – Amelia (7) and Nate (6). They scramble into bed […]

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Home Alone 2 or White Christmas? Our authors’ favourite Christmas movies

We quizzed more of our fabulous Bookends authors on the movies they want to snuggle down in front of this Christmas. Kirstie Allsopp, author of Kirstie’s Real Kitchen Ooh difficult… It’s going to have to be National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Emily Phillips, author of Trying I adore Home Alone 2 for a festive reminder of […]

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Christmas Quick-Fire

We’ve got more answers to our festive quick-fire quiz…. Elizabeth Gill, author of Snow Angels Home or Away? The joys of Cheshire. Love it when it snows. Star on top of tree or fairy? Gosh, it depends on what I get. I do the easy bits like turning up. They do the decorating. Always very […]

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The Quick-fire Christmas Quiz Part Two

We asked a few more of our wonderful Bookends authors our fiendish Christmas quiz! Carmel Harrington, author of Cold Feet: The Lost Years Home OR Away? Home Star on top of tree OR Fairy on top of tree? Star Roses OR Quality Street? Quality Street Turkey OR Alternative? Turkey Queen’s Speech OR It’s a Wonderful […]

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Team Bookends: Who’s the most difficult person to buy Christmas presents for?

We all know it’s much better to give than to receive…but here the Bookends team reveal the people who make it really difficult each Christmas! My dad is the absolute worst person in the world to buy for. The classic ‘man who has everything’; whenever we ask for hints at what to get him he […]

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Describe your Christmas Day routine…

Christmas Day routines? We’ve all got one – whether it’s opening stockings on Mum and Dad’s bed (no matter what age) or what time you eat your Christmas lunch – find out what some of our lovely Bookends authors get up to on Christmas Day… Kirstie Allsopp, author of Kirstie’s Real Christmas This has changed […]

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