Home › Features
25/07/2014 by Emma-Lee Moss
We're very exciting to welcome a new guest reviewer to We Love This Book, Emma-Lee Moss, perhaps better known as singer-songwriter Emmy the Great. Emma is...
21/07/2014 by Michelle Magorian
Michelle Magorian talks about the photograph that inspired her novel Back Home. The book, and Magorian's other children's classic, Goodnight Mister Tom,...
16/06/2014 by Jon Wallace
My debut novel, Barricade, uses Britain as its nightmarish future setting. There aren’t a huge number of dystopias set in humble blighty, but there are some are pretty special examples, and below I list five of my favourites: I should say that I am a lifelong Orwell devotee, but I’ve left out 1984 as it instantly tops any such list and it would be nice to try and keep things interesting. I’ve also left out the other big hitter, Brave New World, as to be honest I was never that big a fan.
16/06/2014 by Jemma Wayne
Jemma Wayne is the author of After Before, a novel about three women; Emily, an immigrant survivor of the Rwandan genocide, Vera, a newly Christian Londoner and Lynn, battling an untimely disease. Jemma tells us about writing about the Rwandan genocide.
12/06/2014 by Anna James
Here are the picture books that we're excited about in June. This is a new feature we're trying instead of reviewing individual pictures books. We'd love to know what you want to know about picture books and what you want from our picture book coverage so please leave a comment or get in touch on Twitter (@welovethisbook).
10/06/2014 by Anna James
It's Horrid Henry's 20th birthday this year and to celebrate here's 20 Horrid Henry facts for you including Francesca Simon's favourite moments and her favourite titles from the series.
10/06/2014 by Anna James
A Song for Issy Bradley by Carys Bray is the story of a family trying to work out how to carry on when their world has fallen apart. By turns moving and funny, and always beautifully observed, it's been gathering rave reviews. The cover designer, Glenn O'Neill, tells us about the process of creating the cover.
10/06/2014 by Deirdre Le Faye
The author of Jane Austen's Country Life, Deirdre Le Faye, tells us about her favourite rural moments from Austen's novels.
10/06/2014 by Michelle Harrison
The author of One Wish, Michelle Harrison, tells us about her favourite magical worlds.
10/06/2014 by Liam Murray Bell
Liam Murray Bell is the author of two novels, So It Is and The Busker. The Busker came out earlier this year and is a Scottish Book Trust Pick of 2014. Here Liam tells us about his love of second hand bookshop inspired by his childhood.
09/06/2014 by Anna James
With his new paperback, A Tap on the Window, in the Sunday Times bestsellers, thriller author Linwood Barclay has already turned his mind to his big Autumn release, No Safe House. The sequel to his million-copy selling No Time for Goodbye, No Safe House returns to the troubled Archer family for a new thriller with a new gripping hook. No Safe House is out in hardback and ebook on 25th September and here's the trailer, exclusively for We Love This Book.
09/06/2014 by Natasha Farrant
Natasha Farrant is a literary scout and author. Her newest book in the Bluebell Gadsby series, Flora in Love, is out now. Here she tells us about writing for girls.
Chicken House The Borough Press dystopia Top Five 10 Questions Quercus Top 5 Hodder Orion YA Hodder & Stoughton HarperCollins Picador Myriad Editions Gollancz Harvill Secker Corgi book festivals Walker Books football Hay Festival Harper fiction in translation Simon & Schuster Head of Zeus Weidenfeld & Nicolson Avon