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!
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!
Our #joaniegalboss series continues and this time we got to catch up with author and education journalist, Sarah J Harris. In our exclusive interview, we get the low down on Sarah's new book (which is out this month!), her career and her style. Read on the full Sarah J Harris interview with Joanie...
His Dark Materials is an epic trilogy of fantasy novels consisting of Northern Lights (1995), The Subtle Knife (1997), and The Amber Spyglass (2000). It's full of adventure, wonder and a little hint of nostalgia. We welcome this trilogy to the book club with open arms!
Welcome Cat Haines, otherwise known as @ladylawstudent to Joanie's Open Book Club! We're discussing Cat's recommendation The Book of Lost Things this week: it's a wonderful dark fairy tale - definitely a fairy tale for adults!
The Brontë sisters are firm members of our book club. For a host of reasons, but mainly because they produced such forward-thinking statements about a woman's role in society and indispensable life advice about love, marriage and friendship, from such an isolated and recluse space! In celebration, we're giving away a selection of Brontë books!
Describe your current job... I'm a poet and author of children's books, including the award-winning The Girl of Ink & Stars, and The Island at the End of Everything. Explain a typical day... I usually wake up between 7.30am and 8.30am, depending on how insistent our cat, Luna, is for breakfast. She's a rescue who was in very bad shape...
We're very excited to welcome our first author to Joanie's Open Book-Club. Samantha Shannon, author of international bestseller The Bone Season first in a series of seven books about clairvoyants in the future. Deciding your favourite book can be a challenge, but Samantha has given it a go!
For the first (ever) edition of Joanie's Open Book-Club. We take a look at what Joanie HQ has been reading this summer. First up, The Girl's (Emma Cline).