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Book Review: The Drowned Woods by Emily Lloyd-Jones

Many readers will be well aware of the ideas and themes that are found in…

Book Review: Our Crooked Hearts by Melissa Albert

The past and present collide in this tale of magic, memories and the complicated relationship…

Read an extract from Auē by Becky Manawatu

 Auē  (verb) to cry, howl, groan, wail, bawl. (interjection) expression of astonishment or distress. Taukiri…

Book Review: The Summer Trip by Isabelle Broom

If you’re jealously watching everyone else jet off to the sun whilst you’re stuck at…

Book Review: The Many Half-Lived Lives Of Sam Sylvester by Maya MacGregor

Maya MacGregor’s debut YA novel, The Many Half-Lived Lives Of Sam Sylvester, is the unexpected tale of a haunted town, a traumatised teen, and the fragility – and power – in having a safe community to exist in.

Lavie Tidhar on becoming a historical detective

My new novel, Maror, is entirely based on real historical events from the dark underbelly…

Book Review: The Hookup Plan by Farrah Rochon

With two books in the Boyfriend Project series already written, released, and loved by readers,…

From world banker to writer: Melanie Levensohn on how her life inspired her fiction

Fifteen years ago, I used to stare at a blank page on my computer screen,…

Emily Houghton on the idea that inspired her second book, Last Time We Met

Picture the scene. Two single friends, most likely surrounded by an ocean of couples taking…

Alexandrea Weis: Ode to My Ghosts

I’m often asked why I write so much about spine-tingling spirits. If you’ve ever strolled…

Hit The Road Review

‘If I don’t answer my cell, people will worry, and I have serious matters to…

Book Review: Four Treasures of the Sky by Jenny Tinghui Zhang

Twelve year-old Lin Daiyu never asked for much in life. All she wanted to do…