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Read an extract from The Sleeping Beauties by Lucy Ashe

May 1945 and at long last, Rosamund Caradon is feeling optimistic. As she returns the…

Book Review: Miss Austen Investigates by Jessica Bull

Classic authors have long been the inspiration for many a modern-day writer, but sometimes that…

Book Review: Queen Bee by Amalie Howard

Featuring an entirely diverse cast, Amalie Howard’s Queen Bee is a self-professed anti-historical YA novel.…

Kate Storey: Why I love uplifting books about books

January can be gloomy, can’t it? Like many others at this time of year, I…

Read an extract from Blood Flowers by Jay McGuiness

Seventeen-year-old Bear lives in the walled town of Calleston – a place of stark divide…

Fiction Preview: Books To Look Forward To Reading In 2024

The world feels like an increasingly uncertain place but the one thing we can be…

Book Review: Damaged Goods by L. J. Shen

Damaged Goods is not your typical romance story. Anyone who’s read any of L. J.…

A Civilised Murder: Why We Love Cosy Crime

‘Cosy Crime’ may seem an odd name for a genre in which murder is almost…

Liz Webb: My top 5 medical thrillers

After being found lifeless in the freezing Scottish sea, a woman’s husband is successfully ‘brought…

Book Review: The City of Stardust by Georgia Summers

Violet Everly has lived in the shadow of a family curse her entire life. For…

Maria Frances: Merging Fact and Fiction

If you’re anything like me, the tagline “Based on a true story” is an attention…

Book Review: Emily Wilde’s Map of the Otherlands by Heather Fawcett

Few fictional duos gave me more joy last year than intrepid scholars Emily Wilde and…