Bookends Beach Party | David Nicholls, Sheila O’Flanagan and Beth O’Leary share which of their characters they would take on holiday!
Each week this summer, we’re asking some of our favourite authors to share their summer essentials. This week, David Nicholls, Sheila O’Flanagan and Beth O’Leary tell us which characters from their books they would whisk away for a summer trip… Beth O’Leary, author of The Flatshare Ooh, interesting question! I think I’d like Leon to take me to Ireland. We both […]Read More
Bookends Beach Party | We ask three of our authors what they get up to on their holidays!
Each week we’ll be asking some of our favourite authors to share their summer essentials – from holiday routines to travel bucket lists. Next up, we have Sheila O’Flanagan, David Nicholls and Beth O’Leary revealing what they normally get up to on their summer holidays… Sheila O’Flanagan, author of Her Husband’s Mistake I do a lounging beach holiday every two […]Read More
The Bookends Beach Party is back! Three of our favourite authors share their summer must-reads…
The sun has finally come out, and that can mean only one thing… the Bookends Beach Party is back! Each week we’ll be asking some of our favourite authors to share their summer essentials – from holiday routines to travel bucket lists. First up, we have Sheila O’Flanagan, Ruth Hogan and Rosanna Ley sharing their […]Read More
Sheila O’Flanagan on feminism, tough decisions and modern marriage
The first feminist I ever met was my dad. I didn’t realise he was a feminist. I didn’t even know what the word meant. I was, after all, one of three daughters and I simply assumed that everyone had the same attitude towards girls as he had towards us: that we could be whatever we […]Read More
Read a sneak-peek of Her Husband’s Mistake by Sheila O’Flanagan
Here at Team Bookends, we are offering you the chance to read an exclusive preview of the first chapter of the new book by No. 1 bestselling author, Sheila O’Flanagan! Her Husband’s Mistake is about marriage, tough decisions and true happiness. Roxy’s marriage has always been rock solid. After twenty years, and with two carefree […]Read More
It wouldn’t be Christmas without…
It’s always nice to hear what puts us in that all important Christmassy mood when it comes to this time of the year. Whether it’s the smell of mince pies and mulled wine, rummaging in the attic for Christmas decorations or writing endless amounts of Christmas cards. We asked authors Annabelle Thorpe and Sheila O’Flanagan […]Read More
My Perfect Weekend – Sheila O’Flanagan
Long lie-in or up with the lark? Once it’s bright I’m up! Full English or a super-food smoothie? If I’m away, I’ll go the Full English. At home a smoothie. Bookshop browsing or exploring a library? Bookshops browsing (and buying). Cocktails or coffee? Cocktails! Action-packed or total relaxation? Relaxation Time to write or time to […]Read More
Get involved in Sheila O’Flanagan’s next book campaign!
Would you like to have the chance to tell us more about why you love Sheila’s novels? Are you a die-hard women’s fiction fan, who can provide interesting perspectives on the genre? Headline are going to be hosting a focus group in collaboration with external partners Relish Research. They would like to invite Sheila O’Flanagan and women’s fiction […]Read More
Win a Mother’s Day book for you and another to distract the kids, from Sheila O’Flanagan!
THE CRYSTAL RUN is my first novel for children and it will be published in May this year. I honestly wasn’t thinking about writing for children when the idea for the novel came to me but as the plot developed it seemed that the novel would work better with younger people as they main protagonists. The […]Read More
The Bookends list of shorts for a sweet bookish fix…
For some of us summer heralds an opportunity to finally sit back and get gloriously lost in the backlog you’ve racked up on your e-reader, but for others, it’s all you can do to snatch ten minutes to yourself between blowing up the kids’ inflatable crocodile and applying a sixth layer of sun-cream. The Bookends […]Read More
Introducing A SUMMER WITH FRIENDS – Free E-book Sampler
Today, Headline publishes this gorgeous sampler of first chapters from some of the brightest and most talented women’s fiction authors around. So if you’ve been dithering over what to read next, here’s an opportunity to dip your toe in before you buy! We asked one of our editors Sherise Hobbs to tell us more about […]Read More
Books on my Bedside Table – Sheila O’Flanagan
THE GOLF OMNIBUS by PG Wodehouse PG Wodehouse was a comic genius. This book of short stories means that on the nights when I’m too tired to concentrate on a novel, I can read a story and then fall asleep with a smile on my face. A PERFECT HERITAGE by Penny Vincenzi Penny writes huge […]Read More