Webchat: Award-winning author Jessie Burton joined us to answer your questions about her debut novel, and our Book of the Month, The Miniaturist. During the webchat she talked about 17th Century merchant life, the dolls house at the Rijksmuseum that inspired the novel and how she penned a staggering 17 drafts before settling on the final manuscript.
Book of the month: We're delighted that Kazuo Ishiguro OBE is author of our March book of the month, The Buried Giant and will be joining us for a webchat to chat about all his books, including Booker award winning Remains of the Day, on Thursday 9 April, 9-10pm. Apply now for a free copy of The Buried Giant.
We've got 50 copies of Behind Closed Doors to give away this week. When 14-year-old Sophie disappears one night, it looks at first as though she ran away. But as the police investigation unfolds, a wealth of secrets start coming to light.
Our first featured debut author this year is Claire Kendal and her chilling first novel The Book of You. This terrifying psychological thriller about obsession and power will have you reading late into the night. Read the book and join the Book Club discussion.
We're delighted that Graeme Simsion will be online between 9 and 10pm on March 11 to answer your questions about The Rosie Project and its sequel, The Rosie Effect. Furthermore Penguin have kindly offered up 50 copies of each book for grabs. Apply now for free copies.
Why are teens messy, impulsive and angry? Leading Neuroscientist Dr Frances Jensen's latest book The Teenage Brain unveils some of the mysteries behind the adolescent mind. Post a question to Dr Jensen who will be joining us for a webchat in March.
Author Emma Healey answered your questions about her Costa Award winning novel, Elizabeth is Missing. She talked about her own experience of dementia, finding inspiration from her grandmothers - and also gave us a glimpse of her next novel.
Resolved to read more in 2015? Mumsnet Book Club is the perfect place to pick up recommendations, discuss great fiction with like-minded readers, and put your questions direct to authors each month. Have a sneak peak at our Book Club line-up - and browse some of the other books we're eager to thumb through this year.
The Mumsnet Book of Animal Stories - ten stories chosen from 600 entries by a panel chaired by former Children’s Laureate Anthony Browne - is out NOW. We've 25 free copies up for grabs - find out more.
'Everyone has a book in them,' as the saying goes. If you're waiting to unleash your own story, we've tapped into the wisdom of some of the debut novelists whose creations have been featured on Mumsnet, and asked them to come up with their top 10 tips for budding authors.
Top Bananas! is Mumsnet's first cook book and it's loaded with 120 tried-and-tested recipes (by Mumsnetters), there's breakfasts, Sunday lunches, cooking with kids and heaps more. Interested? Watch the video for our three-minute sponge cake!
Did you know that in addition to the vast repository of wisdom that is Mumsnet Talk, you can also get some of the best bits in book form? Find out more about our Mumsnet guides, including the Book of Bedtime Stories written by Mumsnetters.
If Goodnight Moon was the last book you finished and your brain is starting to atrophy, it's high time you joined Mumsnet book club. Brain-stimulating banter guaranteed. And free copies of our chosen books up for grabs, too.