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May Book of the month

Our book club choice this month is Francesca Segal's witty and observational novel about love, parenting and contemporary life as a blended family. Read the book ahead of the author webchat on 6 June, 9pm.


Win a copy of The Language of Kindness

Taking readers from birth to death and from A&E to the mortuary, The Language of Kindness is an account of a profession defined by acts of care, compassion and kindness.

We have 10 copies of Christie Watson's acclaimed memoir up for grabs.

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.

Win a copy of Cross My Heart

Cross her heart

Fancy reading this summer's twistiest thriller? We've got 10 copies of Cross Her Heart, the exciting new psychological page-turner from Sarah Pinborough, to give away.

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.

Win latest Donna Hay cookbook


Need some simple but delicious ideas to cook with your kids? Best-selling food author Donna Hay's new book is just the thing and we have ten copies to give away. Plus you get a beautiful blue notebook from her homewares range.

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.


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.

Win a set of Ted stories and a picture book bundle

Meet Ted, a little boy with a big imagination. Ted is the star of a brand new lift-the-flap series by award-winning illustrator Sophy Henn, and ten lucky Mumsnetters will win a set of Ted stories

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.