Trusted book recommendations are key to finding your next best read. The lovemyread team is that reliable friend. Our curators bring heart and inspiration to their work. LoveMyRead scours the world—not just for books—but for passionate celebrity curators to bring wonderful books to our attention and wonder to our members.
The LoveMyRead team loves books. Each month we work with all publishers looking for the best upcoming releases, seeking out unseen gems and soon to be prize-winning books before anyone else. With passion and a commitment to finding beautiful books, we curate 6 of the best each month. Gripping books chosen by hand. Not by algorithm.See our picks
Dr Hazel Wallace
Hazel started ‘The Food Medic’ blog in 2012, as a medical student, in a bid to bridge the gap between conventional medical advice and the latest thoughts and developments in nutrition and other areas of lifestyle. The blog has now extended to various other platforms and publications including social media, two books, The Food Medic and The Food Medic for life, and a podcast where she interviews leading experts on how we can live healthier lives. Dr. Hazel is also a qualified personal trainer and is passionate in the use of exercise as medicine, which was the topic of her TEDX talk.See her pick
Candice Brathwaite is an author, journalist, TV presenter, and founder of Make Motherhood Diverse – an online initiative that aims to ensure many more people see themselves reflected online. Candice is a Contributing Editor to Grazia and regularly appears on national radio and television news channels to talk about maternal mortality rates for black women in Britain. Her debut book I Am Not Your Baby Mother - about being a black British mum – published in May 2020 by Quercus made the Sunday Times Bestseller list.See her pick
Pandora Sykes is a journalist and contributing editor and columnist for Elle magazine. Previously the Fashion Features Editor and a columnist for the Sunday Times Style, she has also written for the Telegraph, Guardian, GQ, i-D, Red magazine, Vogue Australia and Man Repeller.See her pick
For our March 2021 guest curation, cultural icon Caitlin Moran has chosen 6 of her favourite books that have been a roadmap in her life as a mother and daughter. Snuggle up with them to laugh, cry and love.See her picks
Malorie Blackman OBE
Prolific, brilliant, awarded and progressive, Malorie brings a writerly perspective to kids curation— a task first entrusted to her as UK Children's Laureate in 2013. Each month she helps discover the best children's books coming to market and curates them for our membersShop her picks
One of Britain’s favourite authors and a 500 words competition judge for a decade, Frank Cottrell-Boyce has a huge list of smash hits under his belt, including the sequels to Ian Fleming’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the much-loved Millions. Frank's critically-acclaimed children’s book Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth is a mainstay on bookshop shelves. Frank also has a Gold (Carnegie) medal award to his name.Shop his picks
There's nothing like a great book recommendation from a friend... So at LoveMyRead, you'll find a few famous faces popping up now and again to join us as Guest Curators. Find out what your favourite author is curling up with on a rainy Sunday afternoon or taking away on holiday with them.