Audible has a new feature which some romance readers may love: you can now speed ahead to “the good parts”.

Lit Hub collects writing advice from Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro.

The Guardian rounds up the top 10 books about royal families.

Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine has some books to recommend.

The Guardian reviews the first volume of the Letters of Sylvia Plath.

Books left over from the Cheltenham Literature Festival have found worthy new homes.

On Book Riot, a medievalist writes about all things Arthurian legend and lists some excellent reading for fellow enthusiasts.

Ebook deal of the day

Winnie M Li’s Dark Chapter, which won Not the Booker Prize, is just £1 today on Kindle, Kobo, and Google.