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Skip the coffee mug this year, Mum doesn't need another one. And those flowers? Well they're not going to last. We'll never say no to chocolate, but it's more of an everyday gift, right? This Mother's Day, Say it with Words.

Deborah Rodriguez, author of RETURN TO THE LITTLE COFFEE SHOP OF KABUL and THE LITTLE COFFEE SHOP OF KABUL, answers our burning questions.

In the spellbinding sequel to the international bestseller THE LITTLE COFFEE SHOP OF KABUL, Deborah Rodriguez reunites readers with many of the compelling characters. The incredible stories of six women, on opposite sides of the earth, yet forever joined by a café in Kabul, reveal strength and courage in a world where happily-ever-afters aren't as simple as they seem.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, the gripping story of love, obsession and murder has been a runaway success, smashing nearly all the records by selling an astonishing 8 million copies worldwide, and occupying the No. 1 spot on the UK hardback chart for 20 weeks, the longest any book has ever hold the top position.

Paula Hawkins the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling book, THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN answers five questions about her brilliant debut thriller and her writing career.

Penguin Random House today announced that they were delighted to be publishing Stephanie Alexander’s first new book since 2012. THE COOK'S TABLE, will be published in November 2016.

THE SOLDIER'S CURSE is Book One of The Monsarrat Series, a new historical crime series from Meg and Tom Keneally. Meet Hugh Monsarrat, he’s 2 and 3 down, and 1 across.

Frank, fearless, funny, articulate and inspiring, Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a dynamo, a young Muslim dynamo offering a bracing breath of fresh air – and hope. Read an extract from her book, YASSMIN'S STORY now. 

Frank, fearless, funny, articulate and inspiring, Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a dynamo, a young Muslim dynamo offering a bracing breath of fresh air – and hope. Yassmin shared with us what International Women's Day means to her. 
 

GOOD + SIMPLE celebrates the pleasure of delicious food that is simple to make, a joy to share and just so happens to be good for you. Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley's principles of healthy home cooking built around gut health, whole foods and affordable ingredients show how tasty and achievable eating well can be. Here's one of our favourite recipes from GOOD + SIMPLE.