Francesca Brown

Francesca Brown is books editor for Stylist magazine and Stylist Loves; she also compiles the Style List on a weekly basis. She is a self-confessed HBO abuser and has a wide selection of grey sweatshirts. Honestly, you just can’t have enough. @franabouttown

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The Style List

The Style List: shop 29 of Lily Allen’s ultimate home comforts

29 fabulous things for your home as chosen by Lily and her daughters Ethel and Marnie

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Summer reading
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The 11 summer books you NEED to add to your holiday reading list

Thrillers, millennial stories and incredible feminist non-fiction

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Someone Great on Netflix
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Romantic books, films and podcasts that even cynics will enjoy

Satirical, sweet and self-aware – a new wave of modern love stories have arrived, and you’re going to fall hard

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Gypsy Rose and Dee Dee Blanchard
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The best podcasts, TV series and books about scammers to binge now

Obsessed with 2019’s breakout fraudsters Anna Delvey and Dirty John? Here are five more must-know cultural binges

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May 2019: The top 10 best books you need to read this month

These new books are here to make life that much better...

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New fiction, thinking self-help, culture, romance and beyond: April’s best new books

These are books your commute is crying out for

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The most profound Moomins quotes for all moments in life

"We take everything too much for granted, including each other.”

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books for spring
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Activism, anger plus fiction that sparks actual joy: March’s 10 most unmissable books

Clear some space on your bookshelves...

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The best books for February 2019
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February 2019's biggest books to know about

The new releases set to be February's biggest bestselling books

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Plan your reading for January with 10 incredible new releases

Discover January's biggest, must-read books before everyone else

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The 10 books you need to add to your 2019 reading list

From big authors and breakout debuts to essential non-fiction, say hello to next year's biggest titles

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Michelle Obama’s autobiography, feminist short stories and Brexit fiction: November’s best books

The end-of-year countdown is on, and these are the reads not to be missed…

The best new books for October 2018
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Halloween scares, comedy gems and feminist must-reads: October’s top 10 books

The newest books you need to read this month - from thrillers and horror to feminism and comedy

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10 books that look as good as they actually are

Judge these books by their covers

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From Lily Allen's musings to Kate Tempest poetry: September’s top 10 books

The best thrillers, explosive memoirs, poetry, literary fiction and more

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Life

Why crime thrillers need to show women more respect

Fed up with women being mutilated in the name of entertainment, the crime genre is getting an empowered reboot.

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61 unmissable books to read this spring

From incredible novels to feminist calls to action, power up your reading list

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Philip Pullman interview: author finally reveals inspiration for Lyra

His Dark Materials author speaks to Stylist.co.uk about his new trilogy

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50 unmissable books to kickstart your autumn reading

Your first look at the essential titles for autumn 2017

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Meet your new booklist: The Baileys Women’s Prize For Fiction longlist

Sixteen new reads to add to your list

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