Here at Joanie, we like to wear our love of literature on our sleeve! From Jane Austen to Emily Brontë and Louisa May Alcott to Charles Dickens, we pay tribute to the classic novels on everybody’s reading list this year. Read on for classics, new editions of previous bestsellers and some new styles that are hot off the press!
We love discovering new reads, so we were thrilled to hear about the latest release from Jennie Fields, Atomic Love. Set in 1950s Chicago, Atomic Love is a gripping tale of love, science and espionage! Read on for our interview with Jennie Fields, discovering the inspirations behind the latest novel and learning more about her career as a writer.
We sat down (virtually of course) with bestselling author Beth O'Leary, who recently unveiled her second novel The Switch following the success of her first The Flat Share. We find out a little bit more about the inspirations behind the latest novel and where her love for writing came from.
We caught up with new author, Bev Thomas who recently unveiled her debut novel A Good Enough Mother following her well-established career as a clinical psychologist. We host our interview with Bev Thomas and talk about what it's been like making her foray into fiction writing and the themes highlighted in her book. Read on for the interview!
We caught up with blogger, podcaster and author of 'No Big Deal' - the multi-talented, Bethany Rutter for an inspiring interview. In our interview with Bethany Rutter, she shares her reasons behind starting her blog and tells us more about her latest book. We also have a signed copy of No Big Deal to give away to one lucky Joanie gal, plus you can win your favourite piece from the new Joanie collection!
Check out our exclusive interview with Lucy Powrie, a 19 year old vlogger and already an influential young author too! Lucy's book-focused YouTube channel lucythereader is a great place to get book-related inspiration. She's a young ambassador for the Bronte Society, and is the founder of weekly Twitter book event, #UKYA chat that connects readers from across the world. Not only that, but she has created an absolutely brilliant new book series, which kicks off with The Paper & Hearts Society!
To celebrate the launch of our new French-girl inspired styles, we’ve created a guide to our favourite literary spots in Paris. Make like Owen Wilson in Midnight in Paris and rendezvous along the Seine with the icons of the City of Lights! Read on for our Booklover's Guide to Paris!
We're big fans of blogger-turned-author, Louise Pentland here at Joanie! We were lucky enough to catch-up with this gorgeous Joanie Gal to talk about her bestselling book, Wilde About The Girl, as well as chatting vlogging, family and The Royals!
As much as I appreciate the warmer months, Autumn and Winter is my favourite time of year; I love the cosiness and warmth of big jumpers and gingerbread lattes. But the best part of these colder months has to be wrapping myself up in a fluffy blanket on the sofa with a good book! So here’s a list of some of the books I recommend for the Autumn and Winter seasons.
In the latest edition of our #joaniegalboss series, we interview the superb Scarlett Curtis, author of new book 'Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies). Scarlett is a women's rights activist, self-proclaimed Mamma Mia 2 thinker-upper, Sunday Times Style contributing editor and all round great gal!