You can be happier, healthier and slimmer in just 15 minutes a day with the superb advice from The Feel Good Plan, by celebrity trainer Dalton Wong and health writer Kate Faithfull-Williams. Here’s an extract that shows you how to relax and refocus at work.

The New Year is the perfect time to reorganise your bookshelf and make room for all those new books on your reading list. Decluttering expert Marie Kondo offers her top tips on tidying your books, with this extract from her new book Spark Joy.

The most famous author you’ve never heard of, Stefan Zweig’s influence has been an inspiration for many, from Ali Smith to Wes Anderson. His one and only novel, Impatience of the Heart, has been newly translated for 2016, and is a story that explores how one moment can change a life forever.

Once you’re thoroughly stuffed from all that stuffing, kick back this Boxing Day with our selection of audiobooks from authors such as Anne Tyler, Paula Hawkins, Aziz Ansari and Steve Coogan, read by an equally brilliant cast…

Jane Struthers looks at the history of wassailing in this extract from The Book of Christmas. English is a fascinating melting pot of languages acquired from other countries, especially those whose kings once occupied our throne. So it’s hardly surprising that the word ‘wassail’ is thought to have come from the Old Norse ves heill, which […]

In this extract from The Book of Christmas, Jane Struthers demystifies the protagonist of a popular Christmas carol. We sing about him every Christmas in the eponymous carol, which tells us that the ‘good king’ and his page ventured out in the snow on the feast of Stephen (26 December) to take food, wine and […]

Download, print and get crafty with this ‘Dance of the Snowman’ colouring-in page from Lizzie Mary Cullen’s latest book, The Magical Christmas.