Foyles - blogshttp://www.foyles.co.uk/public/biblio/Blogs.aspxFoyles - blogsen-gb03/03/2015 03:18:0915Books to inspire young womenhttp://www.foyles.co.uk/public/biblio/Detail.aspx?blogId=1306Each of our shops is currently featuring a display of books by and about great women, to mark International Women's day on 8th March. Emily, from our Waterloo branch, explores the wealth of recent fiction for younger readers that offers inspirational role models for the next generation of young women....28/02/2015 00:00:001306GUEST BLOG: Little Black Classicshttp://www.foyles.co.uk/public/biblio/Detail.aspx?blogId=1299Simon Winder, Publishing Director at Penguin Press, reveals how he and his team chose the 80 titles that make up the 80-pence Little Black Classics marking the publisher's 80th birthday....22/02/2015 00:00:001299GUEST BLOG: Before and afterhttp://www.foyles.co.uk/public/biblio/Detail.aspx?blogId=1305Stuart Prebble, whose production company came up with the idea for TV hit Grumpy Old Men after he read a news article, looks at how lives can be changed irrevocably in seconds, as they are in his new novel, The Insect Farm....19/02/2015 00:00:001305GUEST BLOG: The best of Patricia Highsmithhttp://www.foyles.co.uk/public/biblio/Detail.aspx?blogId=1303Peter Swanson's thriller The Kind Worth Killing offers a modern twist on Patricia Highsmith's classic Strangers on a Train. Peter picks out his five essential reads for anyone new to Highsmith's writing....12/02/2015 00:00:001303Waterloo sunrisehttp://www.foyles.co.uk/public/biblio/Detail.aspx?blogId=1304On the first anniversary of the opening of our Waterloo Station shop, bookseller Kat Hacheney looks at why this oasis of culture and calm has become a destination as much as it has a stop on the journey....07/02/2015 00:00:001304GUEST BLOG: Quick Readshttp://www.foyles.co.uk/public/biblio/Detail.aspx?blogId=1300Adele Geras, author of novels and poetry for both adults and children, explains why she agreed towrite one of this year's Quick Reads, newly published at just £1.00 each....05/02/2015 00:00:001300GUEST BLOG: Coco pops uphttp://www.foyles.co.uk/public/biblio/Detail.aspx?blogId=1302In her novel, Craving, Esther Gerritsen has created one of the great literary mother-daughter relationships, full of mutual antagonism. Here she explains how the manipulative matriarch Coco came to life....31/01/2015 00:00:001302GUEST BLOG: Majorca's mystical pasthttp://www.foyles.co.uk/public/biblio/Detail.aspx?blogId=1301Jessica Cornwell, granddaughter of John le Carré, reveals how researching the great Catalan writer Ramon Llull helped bring her debut thriller, The Serpent Papers, to life....29/01/2015 00:00:001301Pretty as a picture bookhttp://www.foyles.co.uk/public/biblio/Detail.aspx?blogId=1298One of the most fun things about becoming a parent is rediscovering the magical world of children's picture books. Charlotte Pope, who runs the Children's department at our Bristol Cabot Circus branch, picks out some of the best recent titles that should make bedtime stories fun for all involved....09/01/2015 00:00:001298The best fiction of 2014http://www.foyles.co.uk/public/biblio/Detail.aspx?blogId=1297Many at Foyles feel that 2014 been a very good year for fiction and our customers seem to agree, with big leaps in sales in all our branches. Our web editor, Jonathan Ruppin, looks at why this might be, selects his top titles and explains why Dutch novelist Peter Buwalda's Bonita Avenue is his book of the year....15/12/2014 00:00:001297