Tracy Beaker is back, as a single mum fighting to make ends meet. The Pool has a piece on why we still love her.

People are sharing how many women writers they were taught at school – and, unsurprisingly, it’s really depressing.

The Telegraph has a list of five brilliant bedtime books that fathers will love reading to their children.

The East Anglian Daily Press thinks it might have found the top ten “horsey” books of all time. 

Louise O’Neill writes about how she went from a fashion intern to a best-selling author.

The Man Booker International longlist is out.

A bookshop in Aylsham is being sold, and, as a gesture of good will and to ensure the venture’s continued success, the new owner will inherit the stock.

A book trailer is now available for my forthcoming novel.


Moomin Characters Ltd has raised £268,000 for Oxfam through sales of a special edition of The Invisible Child, a short story from the Tales from Moominvalley collection.

This week’s question for the Guardian Books Clinic: what are the best books for LGBTQ+ representation?

HarperCollins Children’s Books is set to release new editions of classic Paddington books, as well as a new collection of stories, to mark 60 years since the iconic bear made it into print.

The Guardian asks: is the comeback of the short story a myth?

Excerpted on The Pool this week is Chloe Benjamin’s “unputdownable” novel, The Immortalists.