Top Fives

Top Fives: Creative Cookbooks

Cooking is a necessity, a hobby, a career, a sometimes-chore. Whatever cooking means for you, there’s always enough time for a new recipe. This month we have selected our Top Five Creative Cookbooks to tantalise your tastebuds. From stewing to baking and even cocktail making, be inspired by our creative cookbooks and share some of your own favourites with us.

Continue Reading

Book Reviews

A Man Called Ove – Fredrik Backman |Book Review

a man called ove review

I was first introduced to the grump that is Ove by my aunty who’s a librarian and has dedicated most of her working life to encouraging teenagers and young adults to read more books. I hadn’t heard of A Man Called Ove before, nor the author and columnist Fredrik Backman; both had completely bypassed my radar when the novel was first published back in 2012. I picked it up in my *ahem* early 30s and I wasn’t disappointed with the recommendation.

Continue Reading

How To Be More...

How to be more… Elizabeth Bennet

With the new ITV adaptation of Jane Austen’s unfinished novel, Sanditon, we take the opportunity to look back at one of the most memorable Austen characters: Elizabeth Bennet. Landing into the literary world in the 1813 publication of Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet is a stand-out character, full of zest and vivacity. We break down her best traits to find out how to be more Elizabeth Bennet.

Continue Reading

General Chatter

Back to School Reading List for Kids

back to school reading list

The autumn term has finally arrived and all the kids big and small are settling into their new school year. Whether you’ve got a herd of teens heading off to college and university or a tiny tot learning the ropes in their nursery, books are an amazing way to keep them afloat. Our back to school reading list is here to help. At World of Books, we believe that reading is the best activity to fill up the hours, escape or connect, and learn. Whatever your children are into, we’ve got just the book!

Continue Reading