The Cows

April Book of the month

Looking for a fun and thought-provoking novel to read over the Easter hols? Join Mumsnet book club in reading our April book of the month The Cows by Dawn O'Porter. Read the book, chat about it to other readers and join us for the author webchat at 9pm on 24 April.


Put questions to Lionel Shriver at 9pm, Thursday 19 April


Put your questions to author Lionel Shriver at 9pm on Thursday 19 April during our live webchat.

Join webchat with author Matthew Syed

Matthew Syed

Join author and journlist Matthew Syed for a webchat on Wednesday 18 April at 9pm to talk about boosting kids' confidence

What is Audible?

Woman listening to an audiobook

Whether you're a confirmed bookworm or wish you had more time for literary pursuits, Audible allows you to read that book you've been meaning to for ages hands-free – so you can get on with everything else on your to-do list. Here's how it works.

Encourage your child to read

Reluctant reader

If you've spent more time pleading, bargaining, and bribing your kids to read than they've actually spent with a book, you need to check out Mumsnetters' top tips for getting your kids to love reading.

Tried and tested: best parenting books

New mother with baby

Becoming, and then being a parent through all the different life stages can be pretty overwhelming. These books have been tried, tested, and recommended by Mumsnet users. Find the best parenting book for you.

6 must-read thrillers

Looking for your next thrilling read? Prepare to have your spine truly tingling, your teeth a-chattering and your heart a-racing with these six books – including one that inspired the TV series McMafia.


Looking for recommendations? See what Mumsnetters are reading, or leave a review of your own.

Blitz those nits with Mumsnet

How to Blitz Nits (and other Nasties) is a witty but also practical guide to zapping childhood 'nasties', full of great tips from Mumsnetters. Buy your copy now, and check out our other great books.