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Hot Book Summer: The Essentials

3rd August 2021

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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BTM in Convo With UpCircle Founder Anna Brightman…

20th July 2021

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

14th June 2021

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

1st June 2021

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

1st June 2021

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

26th April 2021

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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Our April Author: Afia Atakora

20th April 2021

When a writer is touted as being a potential successor to the late, great Toni Morrison you know you are dealing with someone destined for great things. Afia Atakora’s debut novel ‘Conjure Women’ has garnered just such praise. Nell Freudenberger, author of ‘Lost and Wanted’, wrote, “If you are grieving for Toni Morrison, Afia Atakora […]

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