5 young adult authors to read this World Book Day

Happy World Book Day! To celebrate, we’ve put together a list of some of the best young adult (YA) authors around for you, to inspire your next read.   Malorie Blackman Noughts and Crosses helped to put Blackman on the literary map, and she was even named Children’s Laureate in …

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5 of the best diet cookbooks

Every January, millions of people resolve to get in shape… and promptly fall off the wagon two weeks in. One of the main reasons is a lack of healthy food ideas. There’s only so many times you can eat chicken and rice, after all. If you’re struggling for healthy meal ideas, we …

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The best books of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we look at the novels that had us hooked from the first page! Lincoln in the Bardo – George Saunders This year’s Man Booker Prize winner, George Saunders’s Lincoln in the Bardo looks at former president Abraham Lincoln and the grief he suffers upon …

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5 inspirational female literary characters

Finding a female that we can aspire to be like in the pages of a novel can be quite tricky. Women aren’t always portrayed in a positive light, but we’ve compiled a list of some ladies that inspire us to be better! Matilda Wormwood – Matilda Roald Dahl’s creation Matilda …

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Books

8 essential sci-fi books to read

Science fiction is one of literature’s richest genres, using space, alien life and technology to comment on the world, society and the human condition. It’s also a vast genre, with hundreds of novels released every year. Here are 8 essential sci-fi books to help you get to grips with this …

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Books

5 books you should have read

When we’re trying to make positive changes to our busy schedules, one of the first things we consider is reading more. The only difficulty is; where do you start? You could go back centuries and delve into the classics, or you could pick modern greats that have changed the game. …

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5 of the best autobiographies ever written

Humans are curious creatures and there’s nothing we enjoy more than delving into the lives of others. Some stories are too good to be kept a secret – they need to be shared with the world! We’ve picked 5 of the best autobiographies, of 5 very different people, with some …

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