It’s time we gave chick lit the respect it deserves, says Caroline O’Donoghue on The Pool.

Critics at The Observer have picked their must-read books of 2018.

Over on Book Riot, a librarian shares how he teaches awareness using Onjali Q. Raúf’s The Boy At the Back of the Class.

The National Literacy Trust is asking people to donate £5 to give a disadvantaged child their own book or for businesses to buy a ‘literacy toolkit’, which includes 50 books, for a local primary school.

Fans of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are calling for Netflix to hire the artist to work on their new adaptation.

There’s a new David Nicholls novel coming next year!

The Forestry Commission has launched a competition to “diversify” nature writing, as part of its 2019 centenary celebrations, with two paid writing residencies up for grabs.

The Publishers Association has advised businesses take “practical steps” to prepare for Brexit as best they can despite the “frustrating and challenging” political uncertainty.

Hachette Children’s Group will next year publish a page in some Orion-imprint books for adults, asking the reader to encourage children to read.