March Book of the Month

March Book of the Month

  This month, because once again we had a hard time choosing between two very exciting new releases, we actually have two Books of the Month for March. For more about the first of these, read on. And, of course, stay tuned for more about our second Book of the...

New Fiction for February part 2

New Fiction for February part 2

  Our second selection of new fiction this month features some real crowd pleasers. From searching romances from veterans Francine Rivers and Danielle Steel, to enthralling murder mysteries from authors new and established, from a city of books to a city of...

Colleen Hoover

Colleen Hoover

  Colleen Hoover only recently exploded onto the scene. But she has been writing and releasing books for some time (time enough to get over twenty romances and psychological thrillers under her belt, at least). Until recently, she was not especially well known,...

New Fiction for February

New Fiction for February

  Our first selection of new novels for this month is packed with irresistible mysteries. We have old magic and a shipwreck, the disappearance of the world’s most famous mystery novelist, an autobiography spilling over with appalling secrets and… well, that’s...

Unwind Your Mind

Unwind Your Mind

  It’s so easy to get yourself in a tangle. Most of us will know that feeling: there are so many things you want to sort out, to be better at and to get right, it’s hard enough just to know how and where to begin. Fortunately, we have some good ideas on how to...

February New Author of the Month

February New Author of the Month

  Yes, it’s a new month and it’s time for another of our favourite debuts. This time around, it’s a historical blend of mystery, romance and fantasy that draws from Ancient Greek myth. Dripping with atmosphere, glittering with historical charm and packed with...

The Welcome Return of Rachel Walsh

The Welcome Return of Rachel Walsh

  The moment we’ve been waiting for! Almost 25 years after Rachel’s Holiday, one of Marian Keyes’s most loved books, comes the much-anticipated follow-up, Again, Rachel. Lauren Mc Diarmid found out why now was the right time for a sequel, Marian’s latest...

February Book of the Month

February Book of the Month

  This month, we’re kicking off what will no doubt be another great year of Books of the Month - at least that’s something we can rely on! - with the return of one of the funniest writers out there. By this point, Keyes has published more than twenty books of...

Discounts at Bargain Books 

Discounts at Bargain Books 

Books shouldn't break the bank.   Many of you could be getting those books at even lower prices. Read on to find out how.   Those of you concerned about your book budget already know that, thanks to our excellent prices, Bargain Books is the best place to buy your...

January New Author of the Month

January New Author of the Month

It’s the new year, and that means only one thing… okay, it means a lot of things, but most importantly it means that it’s time for us to showcase and celebrate a brand new debut novel. And here’s a beautiful, lyrical tale told in grand tradition that’s just the thing...

Boxsets for Christmas: They’re Easier to Wrap and You Get More Books.

Boxsets for Christmas: They’re Easier to Wrap and You Get More Books.

  The beauty of the book boxset is plain to see. And there’s no way around it: box-shaped Christmas presents are just better. And it’s not just that. They’re also instantly memorable. No kid ever forgets receiving a collection of books. It’s a gift for life,...

Harry Potter Gifts for Family Fans and Zealous Stans

Harry Potter Gifts for Family Fans and Zealous Stans

  The Harry Potter fan is a gift-giver's dream. It’s the fandom that keeps on giving. For the fan who already has all the books, there’s a world of supplementary merch. And we’ve included some of our favourites below. Also, it must be said that the illustrations...

Two Charming and Wise Picture Books for the Discerning Grownup

Two Charming and Wise Picture Books for the Discerning Grownup

  It’s one of those universal truths: pictures just have a way of saying it better. The honestly exquisite illustrations found in these two works of simple philosophy will thoroughly charm anyone who gets to see them. And it helps that they accompany the kind of...

Books for the Junior Readers Who Love Reading the Best.

Books for the Junior Readers Who Love Reading the Best.

  It’s about the kids really though isn’t it? Not to harp on or anything, but if you haven’t already come independently to the conclusion that reading is the best gift of all, then perhaps you’ve wandered over here by mistake. Or perhaps (and this is where it...

Afrikaans reads

Afrikaans reads

It’s a diverse offering of Afrikaans books this year. Something to suit every taste and habit. And these four authors know just how to bring the goods. We have a care home crusader doing something peculiar with pineapples, relentless twists and turns through a tale of...

Light Reads for Christmas

Light Reads for Christmas

  Some readers just want a nice escape. And who can blame them? For the reader who wants a walk on the sunnier side of the page, we’ve got Osman’s newest retired sleuths crime-comedy, Picoult’s latest delve into the heart’s inner workings and Sparks’s...

Our Week-Long Black Friday Sale

Our Week-Long Black Friday Sale

  We thought to ourselves: wouldn’t it be less stressful for everyone if we didn’t try to squash the whole thing into a single day? And we decided it would. Which is why, instead of a Black Friday this year, we are offering a whole week of sensational offers....

Chills and Thrills

Chills and Thrills

  Every family has that one person who’d rather be curled up with a proper murder. Actually, most families have more than one. So it’s just as well that we’ve got a whole heap of psychological thrill-rides and grizzly nail-biters for you to choose from. Treat the...