Summer is well and truly here so we've put together a marvellous selection of summer reads to help you choose the precious books that will make it into your suitcase. Do have a good browse and let us know if you think we've missed any must-reads off the list.
We've got 50 copies of The Fair Fight to give away this week, the thrilling debut novel by Anna Freeman. Set amidst backstreets, brothels and female boxing, this tale of 18th century pugilism will have you on the edge of your seat.
Hector Trogg is a schoolboy who daydreams of aerial dogfights and tank battles. When he receives an inheritance, his dreams turn to reality - with hilarious consequences. Apply now to win one of 50 free copies of Paul Booth's action-packed tale.
Inspired by sonjadog’s wonderful thread, we’ve compiled an A-Z which will take you on a literary expedition across the great and eclectic continent of Europe. Pack your bags and your kindle and be on your way…
Karen Joy Fowler joined us to discuss her fascinating novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves. She spoke of her opinions on animal rights, the thrill of being longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the inspiration behind her literary creation.
We're giving away 30 copies of Mumsnet's first cookbook, Top Bananas! Loaded with 120 tried-and-tested recipes (by Mumsnetters), there's breakfasts, Sunday lunches, cooking with kids and heaps more. Plus 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.
'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.
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.