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Mick Herron
Jane Harper
Helen FitzGerald
Adrian McKinty
Abir Mukherjee
Oyinkan Braithwaite

Welcome to You’re Booked – bringing the very best of Harrogate International Festivals to your digital doorstep. Here you’ll find a host of author interviews, book reviews, and a peak inside their houses as authors share with us their bookshelves, their must-reads and the book they always go back to.

Get involved and contact us with your own book reviews, articles and blog posts. You have the right to remain silent, but that would be exceedingly dull. Put your feet up and make yourself at home!

Desert Island Books

If you had to take just one book to a desert island, what would it be?

The Reacher Guy: A Life in Pictures

Join us as we sit down with Heather Martin. author of the official biography of Lee Child.

An Interview With Simon Conway

Join us, as we sit down Simon Conway, author of the hotly anticipated The Stranger.

Book Of The Month: August 2020

Our August Book Of the Month is: The Part Time Job. By P.D. James

An Interview With Nadine Matheson

Join us, as we sit down Nadine Matheson, author of the hotly anticipated The Jigsaw Man.

A #Shelfie With Mark Billingham

Take a peak at Mark’s bookshelf, it's rather excellently full, reflecting his taste not only in reading, but in collectibles and pop culture.

An Interview With… Helen FitzGerald

Meet Helen FitzGerald author of the #TheakstonAward shortlisted Worst Case Scenario

An Interview With… Abir Mukherjee

Meet Abir Mukherjee author of the #TheakstonAward shortlisted Smoke And Ashes

An Interview With… Mick Herron

Meet Mick Herron, author of the #TheakstonAward shortlisted Joe Country.

An Interview With… Adrian McKinty

Meet Adrian McKinty author of the #TheakstonAward shortlisted The Chain.

An Interview With… Oyinkan Braithwaite

Meet Oyinkan Braithwaite author of the #TheakstonAward shortlisted My Sister The Serial Killer

An Interview With… Jane Harper

Meet Jane Harper author of the #TheakstonAward shortlisted Joe Country

Book Of The Month: July 2020

Our July Book Of the Month is: Cry Baby, by Mark Billingham.

Meet Author Mark Edwards

Mark sits down with us to talk about The House Guest, his brilliant new psychological thriller.

Meet Karen Hamilton Author Of The Last Wife

Karen Hamilton is back with The Last Wife, her hotly anticipated second novel.

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel Of The Year Shortlist Announced

International shortlist revealed for crime writings premier prize.

Book Of The Month: June

We are so excited to share that The Last Wife by Karen Hamilton is our June pick for the HIF Book Of the Month!

Meet John Marrs Author Of What Lies Between Us

Meet the fantastic author John Marrs, as he talks about his new book 'What Lies Between Us' and glimpses the bright lights of Hollywood.

Author’s Bookshelf with Romy Hausmann

Romy Hausmann author of our Book of the Month, Dear Child, welcomes us into her cabin In the woods and shares the books that make her bookshelves.

Book of the Month: May 2020

Check out our Book of the Month for May!