May Book of the Month: Ian McEwan's The Children Act is a deeply involving read about a female high court judge whose crumbling personal life begins to bleed into her work. Ian McEwan is one of our most eminent writers and we're delighted that he will be joining us for a webchat to discuss this and his other novels on Monday 1 June, 9-10pm.
From bestselling author Marian Keyes comes this new laugh out loud novel about a very ordinary mum from Dublin, who's about to become the most influential women in the world… Apply for a free copy and join the discussion now.
We're delighted to have Carys Bray as our featured debut author this month with her remarkable first novel, A Song For Issy Bradley. Carys has also shared her writing tips for budding authors which we've added to our index of tips from debut authors.
Do you live in the town you grew up in? If not, do you still go back and visit? Join the discussion and you’ll be entered into a competition to win signed books and a fantastic collection of Penguin goodies.
Video: To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Stormbreaker - the first novel from the hugely popular Alex Rider series - we caught up with author Anthony Horowitz and found out his top five tips for putting pen to paper.
"Do I want to be a writer? Do I want to write? It sometimes takes people a long time to understand the difference." Kazuo Ishiguro, author of our March Book Of The Month: The Buried Giant and the Booker Award-winning Remains Of The Day, joined us for a webchat.
With doors like pterodactyl wings and seats as comfy as allosaurus paws, the Dinosaur Express is a train like no other. We’re giving away 50 copies of this delightful picture book, perfect for dino- mad toddlers.
Guardian columnist and author Zoe Williams joined us for a webchat to discuss her latest book, Get It Together. She also shared her thoughts on Nigel Farage, Russell Brand and the Labour Party's pink buses.
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.
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.