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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

Harry potter audiobooks

Harry Potter fans: a new audiobook is being released next week (and here’s an exclusive clip)

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    The 9 best free audiobooks available on Audible now

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    How to start an online book club, and the top Instagram accounts to inspire you

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    This is how reading books can impact your mental health

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Dystopian novels every woman should read
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19 powerful dystopian novels that every woman should read

Essential literature for uncertain times…

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27 of the most comforting books to stop you feeling lonely

“This book is the equivalent of a cosy light in the window welcoming me in.”

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31 lines from our favourite books that have stayed with us forever

These uplifting lines from literature will brighten up even the darkest of days.

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The books that shaped Lauren Steadman

The Paralympian shares the stories she raced through.

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The Toni Morrison novels everyone should read, from The Bluest Eye to Beloved

She won a Pulitzer and a Nobel Prize for a reason, friends

HOW TO BUILD A GIRL: Beanie Feldstein as Dolly Wilde
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Caitlin Moran’s How To Build A Girl finally has a release date

The book-to-film adaptation will be in cinemas sooner than you think...

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Scarlett Curtis has landed every bookworm’s dream job

She's read 60 books in the last few months.

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In praise of being a (very) slow reader

Feeling stressed and suffering from burnout? Try mindful reading.

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Christina Quaine
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Women's Prize for Fiction:
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The Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist is your 2020 reading sorted

The longlist of 16 essential books by women have been announced.

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Hollie Richardson
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Best Pulitzer Prize winners by women
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10 incredible Pulitzer Prize winners by women

The women who have won the biggest prize in fiction.

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Francesca Brown
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March 2020 best new books
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The best new books out in March 2020

From memoirs to #MeToo thrillers, discover the books everyone will be talking about.

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Your guide to 2020’s best non-fiction books

From investigations into domestic violence to essays on modern life, these are 2020's best non-fiction books.

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We finally have a trailer for Reese Witherspoon’s new television show and it looks so good

Little Fires Everywhere is shaping up to be the must-watch show of 2020.

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We’ve been waiting almost 20 years for an adaptation of Noughts & Crosses, and now it’s almost here

This is why the BBC's Noughts & Crosses should be at the top of your TV schedule.

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Heloise Wood
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The best memoirs and biographies to curl up with

Marilyn Monroe, Michelle Obama and more – these are the lives of women you need to read now.

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Romantic books, films and podcasts that even cynics will enjoy this Valentine’s Day

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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Francesca Brown
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Most encouraging quotes from literature.
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Don’t let them grind you down with these encouraging quotes

From Margaret Atwood and Zadie Smith to Roald Dahl, take heart from these inspiring quotes.

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Francesca Brown
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Eimear McBride to Marian Keyes: 9 new books to read this February

Essential new book buys for your reading list.

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Francesca Brown
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10 super-short and seriously powerful reads

Bites of flash fiction from Lydia Davis, Roxane Gay and more.

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid, £12.99, Foyles
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Why everyone is talking about Kiley Reid’s debut novel

Kiley Reid’s Such A Fun Age is on track to become one of the most-talked about debut novels of 2020.

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