The festive season is upon us, and you’re no doubt compiling your own naughty and nice lists, and if you’re anything like us, you’ll want to pop a few book-shaped presents under the tree. We’ll be bringing you our favourite titles that we know your family and friends will love, so you can relax with […]

Read an extract from Mary Portas’ memoir Shop Girl, in which Mary recounts a memory from growing up with her Irish Catholic family in Watford.

Driving Home for Christmas

What better journey is there than one with the promise of book-shaped presents and a mountain of mince pies waiting for you at the end of it? To keep you occupied on your Christmas travels, we’ve put together a selection of brilliant audiobooks, perfect for wherever you’re going and to keep whoever you’re journeying with entertained this Christmas.

This summer we’re making it as easy as camping in the garden to get recommended reads from Penguin and friends. Just tweet using the #askapenguin and #penguinjourneys hashtags with your holiday reading quandary, and we’ll recommend an audiobook, ebook or even a podcast to keep you entertained along the way.