Interviews & Blogs

Audiobooks – readers either love them or hate them. On one side of the argument, for a lot of readers audiobooks provide an exciting way to experience stories. On the other side, many question if listening to the book is the same as actually reading it, even going so far as calling audiobook users cheaters. But with many countries repor

At Fairlight Books, one of our 2019 New Year’s resolutions is to ramp up the amount of blogging that we do about all of the UK’s fabulous bookshops. This week’s blog is about The Mainstreet Trading Company, which won Britain’s Best Small Shop 2018. One of the great successes of Mainstreet Trading is the fact that it has become a d

In honour of Mother's Day we've rounded up stories that explore the many facets of motherhood. So, take a short break, kick back and relax with one of these Mother's Day short stories.   Wheel of Fortune It is hard when a mother can't give her child what he wishes... especially around the holidays.       Th

The London Book Fair is an exciting time of year: for three days thousands of people gather to share their passion for the book industry. As you walk amongst the towering stands and pops of colour it seems impossible that just a few days the halls of Olympia were bare and empty waiting for yet another exhibition. So, what actually happens

Fiona Vigo Marshall has recently published her debut novel, Find Me Falling, with Fairlight Books. Drawing on a wealth of experience from her non-fiction, poetry and award-winning short story writing Fiona has created incredibly powerful characters in this stunning debut. We’ve asked Fiona a few questions about her versatility as an aut

We are thrilled to announce that Bottled Goods by Sophie van Llewyn has been longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019! Last night, 4 March 2019, Louise and Lindsey were able to attend the Women’s Prize event celebrating the longlist, where they learnt more about this prestigious prize, and met some of the longlisted author

Fairlight Books will be adding five new titles to the Fairlight Moderns series throughout 2019. Conveniently sized, priced and beautifully designed these superbly written novellas are leaving literary fiction readers everywhere eager for more. In July, we will be publishing Minutes from the Miracle City by Omar Sabbagh and Atlantic Win

Fancy a love story or two? We've found a variety of stories to suit every taste. Why not try one of each? Sweet In the mood for something sweet? Try these stories for that warm, bubbly feeling.   The Midwinter Marriage Sometimes you have to kiss a few frogs to find your prince.       Her Silent Man What