Olivia Beirne on FOMO
Even as I type that I want to laugh. First there was ‘YOLO’, then ‘FOMO’ now ‘JOMO’. When will this odd obsession with abbreviation end? Is this the direction in which the world is heading? Maybe when I’m 80, my grandchildren will only communicate via a sequence of letters and I’ll be expected to crack […]Read More
My New Year’s resolutions – Olivia Beirne
If, like me, you’ve been wearing the same trousers (and by trousers, I mean pyjama bottoms) since Christmas Eve and you’re trying to peel yourself off the sofa from the mounds of Quality Street wrappers that have you welded to the cushions like a left-over Toffee Finger, you’ve probably done Christmas pretty bloody well. And […]Read More
All I want for Christmas is… we hear from Graham Norton, Cate Woods, Jo Thomas and Olivia Beirne about which books are on the top of their wish list
Can you believe that it is Christmas Day TOMORROW?! In the final blog as part of our Bookends Christmas author series, we asked Graham Norton, Cate Woods, Jo Thomas and Olivia Beirne, which books would you most like to find under the tree on Christmas morning? Graham Norton, author of A Keeper I still haven’t got […]Read More
We ask Olivia Beirne, Cate Woods, Holly Bourne and Erin Kelly, who is the hardest person to buy for on your Christmas gift list?
Stuck on what to get that one last person on your gifting list? Next up in our Bookends Christmas author series, we ask some of our lovely authors who is the most difficult person to buy for on their own Christmas gifting lists, and their advice on how to get around it! Olivia Beirne, author […]Read More
He’s making a list, and checking it twice…
Next up in our Christmas author series, we asked our lovely authors Erin Kelly, Joanna Bolouri, Olivia Beirne and Daniela Sacerdoti a very important festive question: if you had to buy a Christmas gift for one of your characters, who would you choose and why? Erin Kelly, author of He Said/She Said Alice, the little […]Read More
Jo Thomas, Joanna Nell, Karen Cole and Olivia Beirne share their go-to Christmas dishes!
Here at Bookends HQ, Christmas has come early as we ask a selection of our lovely authors to fill us in on their favourite festive dishes! From pigs in blankets to advent calendar chocolates… Keep reading if you want to feel seriously hungry! Jo Thomas, author of A Winter Beneath the Stars I always make […]Read More