Webchat: Author Ian McEwan joined us for an interesting and revealing webchat last night - he not only announced that Sweet Tooth is to be adapted for the big screen, but also sent book clubbers rushing off to buy The Gauntlet by Ronald Welsh, the book he names as his greatest childhood inspiration.
Check out what Ian had to say on writing in a female voice, conjuring up characters and more.
Trusted friends become suspects when a 13-year-old girl is found unconscious in a communal garden. Lisa Jewell's new novel is out on 2 July - but you can get your hands on a copy before everybody else here.
Against all advice, a Canadian born musician and British children's writer attempt to make a relationship work across oceans and time zones. All seems well until fate deals a tragic card. Apply for a free copy of Freya North's new novel.
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.
Is there anything more satisfying than watching children develop a love of reading? Whether yours are already book worms or in need of a little encouragement, visit our Children's Book Club for recommendations, giveaways and loads more.
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.
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.