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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

  • Best war books about female heroes
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    The best books about female heroes of the World Wars

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    Our new beauty book is all about the power of not giving a s**t

  • New fairytales by Rebecca Solnit, Malorie Blackman, Jeanette Winterson and Kamila Shamsie.
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    Kamila Shamsie and Malorie Blackman to write feminist retellings of fairytales

Latest Stories

Sally Rooney first photos
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Sally Rooney’s Normal People TV show: Get ready for your first look

Photos for the adaptation have been released.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Social Anxiety
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“I tried Nunchi in a bid to ease my social anxiety – and this is what happened”

Poorna Bell tried nunchi – the Korean secret to happiness – to help her be less self-conscious and awkward in social interactions.

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Poorna Bell
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November books
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The 11 best fiction and feminist reads for November

From Elizabeth Strout to Emma Forrest, these 11 incredible books will excite your mind and heart this winter.

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Francesca Brown
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Francesca Brown
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From The Handmaid's Tale to The Blind Assassin, discover Margaret Atwood’s unmissable books

Feminist, unflinching, funny and addictive – these are the Margaret Atwood books everyone should own.

Bernardine Evaristo won the Booker Prize 2019.
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“There’s everything to play for”: Bernardine Evaristo meets Black Girls Book Club

The first black woman to win the Booker discusses her long career with the founders of Black Girls Book Club.

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Natalie A Carter and Melissa Cummings-Quarry
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future library margaret atwood
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Why no one can read Margaret Atwood’s secret book for 100 years

Margaret Atwood wrote Scribbler Moon five years ago – but no one in the world has read it. Here’s why.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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“Why I’m launching an empowering new book series focused on the Black British community”

Everything you need to know about next year's most exciting book series.

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Magdalene Abraha
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cant sleep how to sleep
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Can’t sleep? Try this 6-step breathing exercise to cure insomnia

This simple breathing exercise is a yogi-approved fast track to sleep.

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Sarah Harvey
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Best horror books written by women
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The best horror books by women to get you ready for Halloween

If you’re looking for the undead or some scary supernatural happenings, look no further.

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Francesca Brown
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Farewell poetry for the recently bereaved
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Farewell poetry and readings to remember loved ones by

25 beautiful and meaningful pieces of poetry and prose to help you say goodbye

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Kayleigh Dray
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Gemma Hollman
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Meghan Markle: the true story of the royals who were subjected to witch hunts

The tradition of criticising women marrying into the Royal Family goes back centuries.

Elena Favilli is writing Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World.
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Bestselling book series to celebrate the immigrant women who changed the world

More inspirational feminist stories.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Sheridan Smith has read the audiobook for We Are The Beaker Girls.
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Sheridan Smith and Fleabag’s Andrew Scott have released new audiobooks

All the excellent audiobooks you should download.

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Rachel Brown
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The best YA books that you’ll love as an adult

Who says YA is just for teenagers?

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Sarah Shaffi
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Great female writers are nothing new – what’s new is recognition

Nobel committee chair Anders Olsson is wrong to say that we only "now" have great female writers.

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Emily Reynolds
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The best books about witches.
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11 of the best books about witches

These books will cast a spell over you.

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Sarah Shaffi
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10 female writers who reinvented our bookshelves

From grip-lit and feminist manifestos to dystopia and Insta-poetry...

Posted by
Francesca Brown
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Sarah Shaffi
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Megan Phelps-Roper on finding freedom through Twitter

"I really, really appreciate the freedom I have, and it’s wonderful."

Woman reads 2009 books
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The books we fell in (and sometimes out of) love with in 2009

The novels we couldn't stop talking about.

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Sarah Shaffi
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