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Find the latest news on new book releases from your favourite female authors, as well as up and coming feminist writers.

  • A woman walking through a shining door
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    Why trying to ‘make the most of a bad situation’ isn’t always the answer

  • Woman reading book in bookshop
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    15 brilliant independent bookshops to support across the UK

  • Stylist Prize for Feminist Fiction
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    Ever dreamed of becoming a writer but not had the access or confidence to pursue it?

Latest Stories

Stylist Literary Festival 2021
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Get ready for the Stylist Literary Festival with Annie Mac, Lisa Taddeo and more

You won’t want to miss this.

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Stylist Team
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13 Black-owned bookshops to order online and support throughout and after the pandemic

Diverse bookshops to order online from and pay a visit when you can.

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Megan Murray
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9 Greek mythology books to escape into on a dreary day

Get ready for battles, sex, gods and romance.

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Hollie Richardson
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23 brilliant books you need to read before they arrive on screen

From Queenie to Conversations With Friends.

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Hollie Richardson
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Lauren Geall
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The 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist is here to give you summer reading inspiration

Add these to your reading list, stat.

Emilia Clarke
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Emilia Clarke shares the book that helped her cope with grief

It also made her see death from a new perspective.

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Hollie Richardson
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Holly Willoughby
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Holly Willoughby untangles body image and burnout in her new book

“I think the more important something is... the scarier it feels.”

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Hollie Richardson
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A bookworm’s guide to setting up your own bookshop

Ever felt like making the Notting Hill-style dream come true? Chrissy Ryan did exactly this by opening her own bookshop.

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Charley Ross
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Michaela Coel
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Michaela Coel’s debut book should be at the top of everyone’s reading pile

Misfits: A Personal Manifesto should be at the top of your reading list.

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Hollie Richardson
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Illustration of a woman suffering from burnout
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6 steps that will take you from burnout to thriving

This "burnout bible" will teach you all you need to know.

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Amy Beecham
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Why should Black women work “twice as hard for half as much”?

Read an extract from author Sophie Williams' ultimate guide for Black women at work.

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Sophie Williams
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Hollie Richardson
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If you loved A Little Life, get ready for Hanya Yanagihara’s long-awaited new novel

To Paradise will be published next year.

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Normal People fans, here’s your first look at Sally Rooney’s new book

Here’s everything we know about Beautiful World, Where Are you.

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Hollie Richardson
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Best specialist bookshops in London
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The best specialist bookshops in London to explore now lockdown has lifted

Look this way for your next literary escapade.

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Lauren Geall
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A collage of photos, one of Anna Lyons and Louise Winter and the other the cover of We All Know How This Ends
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We all know we’re going to die – so why don’t we talk about it?

Meet the women working to transform the way we think about death.

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Lauren Geall
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Image of best selling author Charley Cox next to the front cover of her book 'Validate Me'
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Bestselling author Charly Cox on how anyone can start writing poetry

"That you have a unique perspective on the world already means you have the capacity to write an excellent poem."

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Alice Porter
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children's author Jacqueline Wilson smiles with a pile of her published books
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Jacqueline Wilson’s 11 tips for writing a great children's book

She also opens up about her writing process and life experiences

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Alice Porter
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In a reading rut? Try one of these 9 contemporary short story collections by women

Feel the satisfaction of finishing a story without committing to 250+ pages.

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Alice Porter
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Luvvie Ajayi Jones
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How to live life being more authentically yourself every day

Author Luvvie Ajayi Jones believes fear is holding us all back. Here, she explains why we have got to be truthful with ourselves and others.

Book cover of Bella Mackie's new novel 'How To Kill Your Family'
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How To Kill Your Family: read an exclusive extract from Bella Mackie’s new book

Bella Mackie's new novel, How To Kill Your Family, is released in July. Here's a sneak peek

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Bella Mackie
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