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Every day is #WorldBookDay

In honour of World Book Day, here are 10 of our favourite quotes about books, reading and the power of stories. more

10 books to read over the Easter weekend

In the mood for a binge-reading session over this long weekend? Check out our top 10 reviews and recommendations. more

Book review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Brand new suspense, Gone Girl style, by a slick, competent author. more

Book review: The Doll Collection edited by Ellen Datlow

The problem with dolls, basically, is it that they’re “too human and still not human enough”. more

Book review: The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

The follow up to The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, Hodkin’s Evolution of Mara Dyer is a story filled with nail-biting tension, intense creepiness and spine-chilling moments. more

Dead Cows for Piranhas: an exposé of the South African drug trade

In a brilliant exposé of the South African drug trade, investigative journalist Hazel Friedman dissects all cogs in the clandestine machine, called international drug syndicates. more

12 authors you need to follow on Twitter right now

They are masters of the written word and of the twitterverse. If you are not following them yet, do it now! more

Full Frontal Feminism

So, you think feminism is a dirty word? This reader tells us why Full Frontal Feminism is a book that’s specifically aimed at you. more

When movies get a pornographic makeover

Because where there’s a blockbuster movie, you’ll be sure to find its pornographic doppelganger, says Paige Nick. more

New Cinderella Movie is Downton Abbey meets GoT - and it's beautiful!

Who doesn't want to experience a bit of romance and magic once in a while? The new Cinderella movie is all that. And more. more

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Would you download an app that allows you to clean a book's "offensive"content? Tammy February takes issue with the Clean Reader app. more

An old tale draped in new skin: Beastkeeper by Cat Hellisen

A beautiful, bittersweet and delightfully subverted reimagining of a classic story that has been (and still is) enchanting both young and old since the age when fairy tales first began. more

Book review: The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon

“ Samantha Shannon has created an intricate world, and as readers we get the sense that she’s only showing us the tip of the iceberg.” more

Book review: More Fool Me by Stephen Fry

Yet another Stephen Fry memoir, but is this one as good as his last? more

Book review: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Big Little Lies: Think catty mothers, social snubs, schoolyard skandaal, little lies, big hatred and more twists than an aerial yoga class more

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