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The Earth is Not My Mother:

29th September 2021

The phrase “Mother Nature” has never sat comfortably. Mainly because equating nature with motherhood sets an expectation that it is nature’s job to look after us, and that we have no active role to play in looking after nature in return. This association between nature and the maternal, feeds into patriarchal ideas around womanhood and […]

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Author Spotlight: Sally Rooney

29th September 2021

As we approach the end of September, we hope those of you lucky enough to bag one of our Sally Rooney boxes have had the chance to read and enjoy Beautiful World, Where Are You. At just 30 years of age Sally Rooney has already made, and continues to make, a sizable cultural impact. The […]

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Author Spotlight: Peace Adzo Medie

13th August 2021

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

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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