Greatest mothers in literature

Whether loving, cold or hilarious, some of the greatest characters in literature are mothers. Bestselling author Rosie Goodwin looks...

Best new romantic novels you should read

The Romantic Novelists' Association has been celebrating and promoting some of the best romantic fiction around since 1960. We take...

The teenage writing of Jane Austen

Think Jane Austen is all about familial devotion and docile love affairs? Think again! Oxford University Professor Kathryn Sutherland...

Best books of March

From cosy evening reading to gripping intellectual feats, these are the works you don't want to miss this month.

The Forest of Dean

Forests are such deep, dark, mystical places – in every story with a forest setting it seems that the forest becomes a character in its...

Best books of February

As the February weather forecast is looking quite wet, what better way to prepare for those drab evenings than stock up on good books?...

The best books to read in January 2017
New year, new book! And we have a shelf full of new releases for you to browse through. What will you read next?
15 new books to read, our top picks for November

This month, in particular, is driving us to distraction. And what better way to escape from the real world than with a book! This...

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