The hardest person to buy presents for – Bookends authors own up!
We all have that one person in our social circle or family that’s an absolute nightmare to buy presents for. Our authors share their most troublesome recipients. Louise O’Neill, author of Almost Love My father is impossible to buy for because he’s basically a hippie who feels uncomfortable with what he sees as rampant materialism. He accepts […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Decorating your Christmas tree with Bookends authors
Colour-scheme or none? Orderly or unpredictable? Decorated by the kids, or do it yourself? Bookends authors answer the controversial questions at Christmas. Chrissie Manby, author of The Worst Case Scenario Cookery Club For various reasons, last Christmas was very low-key for me, so I’m thinking this year I’ll go all out and stick the tree up […]Read More
Who’s the hardest person to buy for?
When it comes to buying Christmas gifts there is always one person who you struggle to find the perfect present for. Find out who some of our fabulous Bookends authors struggle to buy for… Elizabeth Gill, author of Snow Angels We all are. I think we have everything, we are so lucky. We tend to […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Team Bookends does Christmas decorations
Colour schemes, no animal figurines, coordinated to the surrounding décor – how do you decorate for Christmas? Team Bookends reveals all. My family are extremely regimented on the Christmas decorations – we have two trees and they are colour-coded to fit with the décor of the room they’re in. If I had it my […]Read More
How do you decorate your Christmas Tree?
Ever wanted to know how some of your favourite authors decorate their Christmas trees? Look no further! Whether it’s fairy lights on first or last or how they decorate the rest of the house we have all the answers! Carmel Harrington, author of Cold Feet I adore everything about Christmas – in particular the decorations. […]Read More
The Quick-Fire Christmas Quiz
Charades or Monopoly? Roses or Quality Street? When it comes to Christmas – these are tough choices to make. We asked some of our favourite Bookends authors some suitably festive christmas questions in our Quick-Fire Christmas quiz! Barbara Bourland, author of I’ll Eat When I’m Dead – ‘Biting, funny, brilliantly subversive’ Louise O’Neill’ Home or […]Read More