Author Spotlight: Peace Adzo Medie

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Hot Book Summer: The Essentials

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Travel The World: 5 South Asian Writers

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Author Spotlight: Peace Adzo Medie

Our August hot book summer box features the debut novel ‘His Only Wife’ from Liberian-born Ghanaian writer and academic Peace Adzo Medie. If you’re loving the book and want to find out a bit more about the author behind it, look no further. Here are 10 facts you may not know about our amazing August […]

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Hot Book Summer: The Essentials

It’s August and we’re here to help you have a hot book summer you’ll never want to forget.  Whether you’re choosing to stay at home, have a staycation in The UK or even travel abroad, here are some must-have items for a sizzling, bookish summer. Books Simply put, you can’t have a hot book summer […]

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Travel The World: 5 South Asian Writers

While the country is opening back up again, still so few of us are able to engage in international travel. As Jhumpa Lahiri emphasised, “That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” In honour of a true Hot Book Summer, we thought we’d bring some stories from far and wide […]

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BTM in Convo With UpCircle Founder Anna Brightman…

Anna Brightman is the co-founder of sustainable beauty brand UpCircle. Launched alongside her brother William in 2016, the business has grown to new heights with an array of products made from typically wasted materials. Team BTM spoke to Anna all about books, business & having a more sustained difference on the world. How did The […]

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Our Top Picks For Pride Month

It’s June and that means here at Books that Matter we’re celebrating all things Pride! Reading is a great way to gain empathy, understanding and insight into the experiences of the LGBTQ+ community and we’ve pulled together a list of reading recommendations – one backlist title and one new release – for every letter of […]

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Choose Love: How You Can Support Refugees

Our May box was created in partnership with Choose Love, an organisation that works with charities across the world to help refugees who have been displaced from their homes. If you were able to grab one of our May boxes, you are already supporting Choose Love’s work as 10% of all profits from that box […]

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Books For International Mental Health Awareness Month

May is International Mental Health Awareness Month and, as the month draws to a close it’s important that we keep conversations about mental health going. One way to do this is through reading and, here at Books that Matter, we are big fans of self care through books. Inspired by the nature theme of Mental […]

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How To Keep Reading After Lockdown

In England, Covid restrictions are slowly starting to ease and, combined with the improved weather, the idea of (shock, horror!) leaving the house is becoming ever more appealing. We can now meet with friends in private gardens, hit the gym and get that long-awaited haircut if we please. As Covid vaccines are rolled out in […]

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