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

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    8 brilliant books podcasts to help you indulge your inner bookworm

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The best non-fiction, addictive thrillers and moving stories: July books are here

Say hello to the 10 incredibly good books that will blow you away this summer...

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Francesca Brown
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Caitlin’s book club: 10 books from 1995 that are still pure gold

The top ten page-turners that have stood the test of time

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Francesca Brown
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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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Francesca Brown
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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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Francesca Brown
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The Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 shortlist has been announced

And it is VERY exciting

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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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Francesca Brown
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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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Moya Crockett
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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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Activism, anger plus fiction that sparks actual joy: March’s 10 most unmissable books

Clear some space on your bookshelves...

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Francesca Brown
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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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Francesca Brown
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These book subscriptions aren’t just a monthly treat: they also support female authors

You really couldn't give yourself, or a friend, a better gift than knowledge and supporting the sisterhood

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Megan Murray
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Bookshop slams the lack of recognition for female authors – Twitter reacts accordingly

“We’re going to count the lady books now…”

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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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Francesca Brown
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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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Francesca Brown
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Jojo Moyes had the best reaction to seeing a fan reading her books for the first time

It seems impossible, but it’s true: the author has never seen someone with a copy of her novels until this week.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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This is the book we can’t put down in 2018

Have you picked up a copy yet?

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Susan Devaney
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Twitter thread explores how our favourite childhood books impact our personalities

Women are sharing the books they were most obsessed with as kids on social media, and it's magic.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Why you need to read this year’s Man Booker Prize winning novel

“I think you’ve never heard a voice like it before.”

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Susan Devaney
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Susan Devaney
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Why your next gripping read is by female writer Ismat Chughtai

This week marks her 107th birthday.

The cover of Dodie Smith's I Capture the Castle
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Why you should read I Capture The Castle when you're feeling down

This classic novel might be 70 years old, but its soul-soothing powers haven't faded

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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