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Quiz: Find your Perfect Summer Read!

January 15, 2018 ActivityQuiz 8 Comments

Take our summer reading quiz to find your next, page-turning read! Whether you're after an action-packed mystery, an inspirational memoir or a quirky literary gem, we've got the perfect summer read for you! Just press the 'start' button and answer 6 quick and simple questions for some summer reading inspiration.  READ MORE

How do these broken bowls tell a story of unimaginable human suffering?

November 23, 2017 Activity 0 Comments

Although these appear to be old, broken ceramic bowls, not dissimilar to the broken china you keep at the back of a drawer and one day hope to piece back together, these bowls tell the tale of an extraordinary and heartbreaking moment in history. When Lars Tharp of Antiques Roadshow came across these oriental nesting bowls, he was intrigued that they had seemingly been glued together! READ MORE

Pairings: Cheese and Books

We all know that cheese and wine are a match made in heaven, but did you ever think of adding books into the equation? We can't think of anything better than a chilly evening by the fire with a healthy selection of cheeses, some excellent wine and a stunning read... But what to read? We've pulled together a list of complementary pairings to help you find the right read for you! READ MORE

Chocolate book recommendations!

Books and chocolate, does a more perfect pair exist? In the immortal words of Forrest Gump's 'momma': "Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get." Picking up a new book can feel exactly the same - you don't know what you're in for until you take that first bite. You can judge the cover and read the blurb, but there's always a surprise waiting for you in the pages of a book. So follow your intuition, pick a chocolate and get a killer book recommendation at the same time! READ MORE

The perfect pair: Books and Wine

Many people love to sip on a hot cup of tea or coffee when they're enjoying a book, but we suspect there are a few wine-lovers out there who prefer to indulge in a glass or three of their favourite variety while settling in for a reading marathon. We think wine and books make a winning combo - test out our pairings and see for yourself! READ MORE

Join us for Literary Bites!

Join HarperCollins publishers Catherine Milne and Anna Valdinger as they introduce to you four incredible authors; Caroline Overington, Eliza Henry-Jones, Catherine McKinnon and Sandra Leigh Price for the first edition of Literary Bites! The best part: Although Literary Bites is a live event at our company headquarters, you will be able to tune in at home via our Facebook Channel - just like the page and you'll be notified when we begin live-streaming. READ MORE

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