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New Richard Osman just announced

Have you heard the news? The bestselling author of the Thursday Murder Club series has just announced a new series coming this year.

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A new novel from a Penguin Literary Prize winner

A charming, quirky novel about finding your tribe and finding the courage to be yourself.

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One of the world's most-love heroes returns

An assassin in freefall. A reclusive billionaire. A killer at large. How do they all connect, and what is at stake? Find out in Gregg Hurwitz’s thrilling new book in the Orphan X series.

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A new rom-com from Amy Lea

Mel is a fashion influencer on the brink of irrelevance. In a last-ditch effort to save her brand, she ends up in a Canadian fishing village – which somehow leads to a fake engagement with a local fisherman. But her feelings are anything but fake. Will she sacrifice city life for a chance at true love in the wild?

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Secrets, mystery and magic

When Cassie is gifted an old book from a favourite customer, she soon discovers that it’s a magic book that bestows extraordinary abilities on whoever possesses it. She’s about to learn that there are more magic books out there that can also do wondrous (or dreadful) things.

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A heartwarming picture book

Set in a New York apartment building, this book has an unusual twist: each character is written by a famous author – from Margaret Atwood and John Grisham to Emma Donoghue and Celeste Ng.

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New binge-worthy thrillers

These new page-turners will keep you up long past lights out. One is set on an upscale Bel Air property, the other takes place in an old house during a blizzard. Both are equally addictive.

This book will make you swoon

From the author of the bestselling Lancaster Prep series comes this romance novel featuring an heiress, a famous pop star and a surprise encounter that goes viral.

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From the bestselling author of The Silent Patient

One spring morning, reclusive ex-movie star Lana Farrar invites her closest friends for a weekend away on her private island. Within forty-eight hours, one of them will be dead. This twisting, gripping murder mystery is perfect for fans of Agatha Christie and The White Lotus.

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This journal is perfect for capturing your Eras Tour memories

Discover the unofficial Taylor Swift fan journal that’s perfect for memorialising your Eras Tour concert experience.

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The Other Bridget book club questions

A feelgood romantic comedy by Australia's bestselling romance writer.

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Some of the most anticipated YA books of 2024

Exciting upcoming books for YA readers.

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Alex Michaelides shares why his new novel was his favourite to write

Learn about Alex Michaelides’s new book, the real-life people who inspired his characters and how growing up in Cyprus contributed to the setting.

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QUIZ: find your partner in crime this summer

Take this fun quiz to find out which crime novel you should read this summer.

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Ali Abdaal’s best tips for goal-setting in 2024

We caught up with productivity expert Ali Abdaal to get his best advice for smashing our 2024 goals, overcoming challenges and enjoying each step of the process.

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How to make reading a habit

The Atomic Habits author presents down-to-earth ways to work reading into our busy lives.

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QUIZ: Which book should you read this summer?

Take this quiz to discover what your summer read should be in 2023.

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Jessica Bull shares how she entered Jane Austen’s world while writing her debut novel

She took up a few new hobbies, including horseback riding, sewing and Georgian dance.

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Lottie Hazell shares how she came up with the idea for Piglet

Plus, the cosy fictional world she’d most like to live in.

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An interview with Ela Lee about her debut novel, Jaded

We caught up with debut author Ela Lee to learn about how she made time for writing while working full-time, her ‘big break’ into publishing and more.

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Debut authors share what surprised them most about the publishing process

The Fresh Voices of 2023 look back on what they found most surprising when publishing their debut novels.

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Debut authors share their best tips for aspiring authors

The Fresh Voices of 2023 share their advice with fellow writers. Whether you’re aspiring to get your book published or looking for writing tips, these words of wisdom will help.

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The rare success of one author's open submission

An author and editor share the unique publication story of Amy Doak's debut novel, Eleanor Jones is Not a Murderer.

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The Secrets of the Huon Wren book club questions

A deeply moving novel to read with your book club.

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How a dream inspired Jessica Yu's debut novel

We caught up with Jessica Yu to learn more about her writing routine and the shortlist award that helped launch her career.

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Jessica Seaborn on inspiration, observation and navigating the publishing process

Debut author Jessica Seaborn shares a few things that helped her get her debut novel, Perfect-ish, published.

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Claire van Ryn shares her unique 3-step writing process

Plus, find out what inspired Claire's first novel and how her previous work experience helped her write The Secrets of the Huon Wren.

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How fanfic inspired sydney khoo to become an author

We chatted with sydney khoo about writing routines, fanfic, and how the Write It fellowship lead to their first book deal and debut novel, The Spider and Her Demons.

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How a Doctorate of Arts led Annette Higgs to her debut novel

The 2022 Penguin Literary Prize winner shares her unique method of writing On a Bright Hillside in Paradise.

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Breanne Mc Ivor shines light on the unique process of writing her debut novel

Find out how she was inspired by her experience as a makeup artist and woman living in modern Trinidad.

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The Days Toppled Over book club questions

An exploration of mental health and family to read with your book club.

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C.E. McGill shares the moment they realised they wanted to be an author

Plus find out how they turned a university project into a debut novel.

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I Look Forward to Hearing From You book club questions

A satirical, madcap roller-coaster ride through Hollywood to read with your book club.

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Nick Bhasin intended to write a memoir. Here’s how it became his debut novel instead

Plus find out why he loves David Sedaris and what inspired him to become a writer.

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Emma Törzs shares why she's happy that her first novel was never published

Plus find out how her sister inspired Ink Blood Sister Scribe and what she’s looking forward to most about being published in 2023.

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A letter to readers from the author of The Interpreter

Brooke Robinson shares how one article inspired her debut novel.

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A debut author’s insight on awards, genre and the publishing process

Darcy Tindale shares how submitting her writing to awards helped get her debut novel published.

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The unlikely way Kate Dramis found her literary agent

We asked debut author Kate Dramis about the publication of her first novel, The Curse of Saints. Read about her ‘fairy-tale’ submission experience, how she came up with the idea for the book and more.

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Notes on Her Colour book club questions

A story of motherhood, daughterhood, trauma, race, privilege, music and queerness to discuss with your book club.

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10 reasons why everyone should support debut authors

Find out why it’s so important to support authors upon the publication of their first book and meet a few of our 2023 debut authors.

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Slow Cooker Butterbean Pesto and Chorizo Stew

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Slow cooker veggie Lancashire hot pot

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Hearty Sausage Casserole

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Tomato Boursin Pasta

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Chicken Tikka

Whenever I go to a BBQ restaurant, I have a difficult time choosing between chicken or beef. I usually lean toward chicken and save beef for special occasions. You really can’t go wrong with a spiced chicken on the BBQ.

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Spinach and Potato Curry

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Thai Green Fish Curry

An aromatic fakeaway with a spicy kick.

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Millet, Peanut Butter, and Chocolate Blondies

What exactly is a blondie, you might ask? Imagine a brownie, except it is not brown as there is no cocoa powder.

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Espresso Coffee Cake

In the UK, coffee cake is literally a cake with coffee in it.

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Macadamia Feta and Herb Scones (Biscuits)

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Beef Bone Broth

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Pear & Walnut Upside-Down Cake

I love a good cake and this is just that. Juicy, moist and wonderfully light, but most importantly, not too sweet.

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Popcorn Tofu Bites

I’m a long-time tofu lover and when it comes to cooking it, I’ve tried it all. Baking, frying, grilling, shredding, slicing, crumbling . . . the list goes on. So, believe me when I say this is one of the best.

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Spicy tomato, tortellini and chilli soup

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Chilli con carne macaroni melt

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Follow along with Bluey and make mum a queen's crown for Mother's Day!

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