Book of the Month

Our November book of the month is by Josie Silver and follows three characters through 10 years of love, heartbreak and friendship


September book of the month: Fierce by Gin Phillips


Book club: “I wrote a thriller accidentally. I thought I'd written a story about motherhood.” Catch up on our author webchat with Gin Phillips, author of September book of the month, Fierce.

Win a place on a Curtis Brown Creative course in writing or illustrating a children's book

Fancy yourself as a budding children's author or illustrator? Harness your talents with a place on a Curtis Brown Creative online course – read on to find out more.

6 must-read thrillers

Looking for your next thrilling read? Whether it's by the pool or curled up on the sofa, prepare to have your spine truly tingling, your teeth a-chattering and your heart a-racing with these six books.

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.

Summer reads

Woman listening to an audiobook

Looking for an unreasonable number of books to cram into your suitcase? You've come to the right place. Whether you're after thrillers or true stories, addictive beach reads or sci-fi, these are the books you need to crack open. Bye bye, social life.

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.

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.


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

Win a copy of The Mystery of Three Quarters

Looking for your next unputdownable read? We've got you sorted with the new Poirot mystery by Sophie Hannah