Jacqueline Wilson explains why you’re never too told for children’s books.

On Book Riot, one writer has 7 reasons why Hufflepuffs are the greatest.

The Guardian lists the best books about the JFK assassination.

In the wake of criticism over Philip Pullman’s publisher favouring Waterstones above indie bookshops, they have promised “something special” to make up for it.

William Boyd told the Guardian about the books that made him.

Among other books, staff at The Pool are reading Francesca Segal’s The Awkward Age, and, of course, Philip Pullman’s La Belle Sauvage.

Alexandra calls Ali Smith’s Winterwise, generous and a thing of grace“.

The Guardian rounds up the best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror novels.

The hosts of Bonnets At Dawn talk about the Jane Austen exhibition at the Bodleian Library in Oxford and interview Sophie Franklin and Dr Claire O’Callaghan about their forthcoming conference The Coarseness of the Brontes: a reappraisal.