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    Inspiration for Here and Now
    by Santa Montefiore
    2020/07/06  |  Features  |  

    When my children were small I used to read them a gorgeous book. It was my favourite, not just because the story was so wise and spiritual, but because the illustrations were stunning. It was called Stone Soup by Jon J Muth. Set in China, it’s about three wise monks …

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    When I Come Home Again
    by Caroline Scott
    2020/06/04  |  Features  |  

    From Caroline Scott, the highly acclaimed author of The Photographer of the Lost, a BBC Radio 2 Book Club Pick, and based on true events, When I Come Home Again is a deeply moving and powerful story of a nation’s outpouring of grief, and the search for hope in the aftermath of war. …

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    Dream Come True – My #DigitalOriginals Journey
    by Laura Bambrey
    2020/06/03  |  Features  |  

    Hello gang! Long time no blog… but I’m here with lots of news. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin. Actually, where to begin? I guess… at the beginning? As you might know, I’ve been a book blogger for about a decade now – writing about and reviewing books from …

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    Here and Now
    by Santa Montefiore
    2020/05/20  |  Features  |  

    We are delighted to introduce you to the brand new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Santa Montefiore, Here and Now, the most moving book you’ll read this year. Evocative, emotional and full of life – faced with losing everything, all the matters is Here and Now… Marigold has spent …

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    The Beginner’s Guide to Loneliness
    by Laura Bambrey
    2020/05/12  |  Features  |  

    As you will have read, we bought not one, but TWO debut novels from our #DigitalOriginals #OneDay2019 open submissions day… so it’s with huge excitement that we can now proudly introduce you to the second… *drum roll* INTRODUCING . . . The Beginner’s Guide to Loneliness by Laura Bambrey The second …

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    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…. Maddie Allan
    by SJV
    2020/05/06  |  Features  |  

    Next up in our series of A Day in the Life of features is @TeamBATC member, Senior Key Account Manager Maddie Allan! What does a Senior Key Account Manager do? Sell the books!  In particular I sell books into the supermarkets or ‘mass market accounts’. They have a very limited amount …

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    The Bookshop of Second Chances
    by Jackie Fraser
    2020/05/01  |  Features  |  

    We are DELIGHTED to announce that we bought not one, but TWO debut novels from our #DigitalOriginals #OneDay2019 open submissions day! #OneDay2019 was full of so much writing talent that we ended up calling in more entries than ever before, and there were two very special stories that blew @TeamBATC …

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    The Minute I Saw You… EXCITING NEWS
    by Paige Toon
    2020/04/30  |  Features  |  

    As I was writing The Minute I Saw You, I knew that Hannah and Sonny were going to be right up there with my favourite ever characters – I couldn’t wait to share their story with you all. From the lovely messages I’ve been receiving, I know lots of you …

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    Introducing… Married At First Swipe!
    by Claire Frost
    2020/04/27  |  Features  |  

    Hi gang! It’s been a little while since I’ve seen you all – can you believe I launched my debut novel Living My Best Life seven whole months ago already? – but since September I have been beavering away on something super-exciting… So without further ado, allow me to introduce …

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    Welcome home to Big Stone Gap!
    by by Adriana Trigiani
    2020/04/24  |  Features  |  

    Big Stone Gap is the story of Ave Maria Mulligan, a 35-year-old self-proclaimed spinster living in the hills of southwest Virginia, where “coal was king”. Her mother, Fiametta, is an Italian immigrant with a mysterious past her daughter must unravel. Ave Maria’s father, Fred Mulligan, was the town pharmacist, and …