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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

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There’s so much good news about Malorie Blackman’s Noughts & Crosses series

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    This report has revealed the gender bias in newspaper book coverage

    This is why we still needs awards and publishers just for women

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    The one area of pop culture that desperately needs more representation

    Karyn Parsons, star of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and now author, speaks to Stylist about the need for more work by women of colour

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    The Man Booker International Prize longlist is dominated by women authors

    Expand your literary horizons with novels set in Oman, Chile, Japan, Poland, China and more

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    Empower your reading list with these extraordinary female writers

    Because extraordinary times call for extraordinary women

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    Elif Shafak
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    10 powerful memoirs by black women to read right now

    Add these brilliant books to your reading list, pronto

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    Tamara Hardingham-Gill
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    The triumphant return of the feminist bookshop

    Women’s bookshops were a vital part of the British feminist movement in the Seventies and Eighties. Now, they’re making a comeback

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    Moya Crockett
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    The wonderful impact that reading can have on your mental health

    Reading is so powerful that even the NHS is prescribing books to help with mental health

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    Christina Quaine
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    Tabitha King has a scathing message for those referring to her as “Stephen King’s wife”

    “You could have referred to me as OfStephen. Or His Old Lady. Or His-Ball-And-Chain,” writes the American author.

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    Kayleigh Dray
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    Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist is your 2019 reading sorted

    There's something for everyone on this 16-book list

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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 Baby-Sitters Club is getting the Netflix reboot we’ve all secretly been craving

    And you will NEVER guess who’s directing…

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    Kayleigh Dray
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    Get ready to meet a 20-something Lyra Silvertongue in Philip Pullman’s new novel

    The plucky heroine of His Dark Materials is back for more adventures

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    Sarah Shaffi
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    Brie Larson’s favourite books are guaranteed to soothe your soul

    From translated fiction to essay collections, the actress on what she's been reading recently.

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    Why everyone’s talking about this new feminist book on the ‘gender data gap’

    Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez is an essential addition to your feminist toolkit

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    10 must-read books by black female authors for 2019

    From Candice Carty-Williams and Sara Collins to Reba Barron, here are the black writers you need to know about

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    Sarah Shaffi
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    You need to read this new dark thriller set in Brexit-facing London

    Family drama, and the brooding angst of a capital in flux

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    Anna Brech
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    Kakeibo: the clever Japanese approach to saving money

    The kakeibo is like a bullet journal for your finances

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    Sarah Biddlecombe
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  • The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold
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    The women killed by Jack the Ripper are finally having their stories told

    A new book, opera and TV series explore the lives of the serial killer’s victims. It’s a welcome break from our culture’s obsession with male murderers

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    Moya Crockett
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    9 books that will always spark joy, according to female authors

    Books to inspire, amuse and treasure

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    Handmaid’s Tale fans, here’s what really happens to Ofglen in the book

    As it's confirmed Alexis Bledel’s character will be returning for the third series

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