The healing power of crafting by Katey Lovell, author of Make Do and Mend a Broken Heart

Craft has the power to heal. I learnt this first-hand following a miscarriage when reading, a hobby that had always offered me escapism in the past, felt too much of an effort. However hard I tried, words blurred on the page. My grief-addled brain was unable to retain a sentence, let alone a detailed plot. […]

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A Love Letter to Europe Twitter Competition Terms and Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS   A LOVE LETTER TO EUROPE TWITTER COMPETITION: TERMS AND CONDITIONS   This is a prize draw for a copy of A Love Letter to Europe. To enter, please follow and tweet @hodderbooks stating your favourite place in Europe or thing about being European. The winner will be selected at random from […]

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Hachette received Highly Commended in the Inclusive Workplace Category at the Global Diversity and Equality Awards

    We’re delighted to report that we received a Highly Commended Award at the Global Diversity and Equality (GED) Awards, in the category of Inclusive Workplace. The award was given in recognition of the publishing of our Ethnicity Pay Gap Report in April; we’re one of only a handful of companies to have done […]

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Hachette UK shortlisted for Innovation in Flexible Working Award following equalization of Shared Parental Leave

Hachette UK is delighted to share the news that we’ve been shortlisted for one of WorkingMums.co.uk’s annual Top Employer Awards, in the category of Innovation in Flexible Working. This category of their awards is for employers who demonstrate specific policies and practices related to flexible working which are truly innovative and break new ground, whether […]

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Abbott Takes Charge while Pope Struggles

The race for the Specsavers County Championship took a dramatic twist in the penultimate round as Essex beat Surrey by an innings and 40 runs at Chelmsford. Having chosen to bat first, the visitors were bowled out for 174, with the wickets shared between Jamie Porter (five for 62) and Sam Cook (five for 53). […]

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England Bounce Back to Square the Series

With the Ashes remaining in Australia, there was still more than pride to play for in the final Test of the summer at The Oval; for the tourists, there was a chance to win a series in England for the first time since 2001, while for Joe Root’s England a victory would at least mean […]

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Somerset Close in on First Championship Title with Vital Win

Somerset went top of the table with two games to go after they beat third-placed Yorkshire by 298 runs at Taunton. They didn’t have it all their own way, despite the overwhelming outcome. Put in to bat, the hosts were bowled out for 199, with Tom Abell making a patient 66. Keshav Maharaj did most […]

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Supreme Smith Ensures the Ashes Stay Down Under

Both sides will have taken some time to digest the events of the Headingley Test, as they crossed the Pennines for the fourth Test at Old Trafford. Australia made two changes to their line-up. Steve Smith had recovered from his concussion spell out of the side, and it was Usman Khawaja who lost out; Smith’s […]

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Superman Stokes and Clark Kent Leach Secure a Win for the Ages

The Ashes circus moved on to Leeds just four days after the drawn Test at Lord’s. England named an unchanged side, while Australia made two alterations from the team that finished the previous Test. They continued to rotate the bowling attack, with Peter Siddle rested and James Pattinson returning. Marcus Harris, who played six Tests […]

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Kent Can’t Cope at Canterbury

With just three more matches to play after this round, the Specsavers County Championship returned after a month-long hiatus for the Vitality Blast. For some, it seemed as though they believed that 20 overs was all that was still permitted – none more so than Kent, who took on title favourites Essex at Canterbury. The […]

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Archer Targets Smith to Change Momentum

In the interval between the first and second Test, a kind of fatalistic mood seemed to settle upon the press: England were tired, out of practice and suffering from a World Cup hangover that Australia were more than capable of taking advantage of. Too much focus had been given to white-ball cricket to the cost […]

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Beware the Wolf!

Love the cover for this new French edition of Little Liar. Au Loup means ‘the wolf‘ – a good title for this powerful story of ‘he said / she said’. Just arrived. They look wonderful!


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