New 'Enid Blyton for Grown Ups' titles are on their way, and they could make for perfect Mothers' Day, Father's Day and Holi-day reads. We've got dates, details and a first look at one of the new title's covers right here.
We definitely don't go in for tying acclaim to the completion of specific books - it's a damaging and largely unhealthy way to approach personal others' reading habits. Essentially - read what you're interested in!
Pottermore, the site for all things Harry Potter, has just unleashed some huge news. Are you ready? The play, Harry Potter and the cursed child is to be made into a physical book, with print and digital editions published simultaneously after play's world premier.
HarperCollins imprint, 4th Estate, has just launched 4th Estate Shorts - a hub for when only short fiction will do. The launch enables "big-name authors and new, exciting voices", in a form suited to mobile devices, and looks dashing while doing it.
Amidst warfare on any level, it's hard to know what to do. Yet for his part, author Michel Faber has (in a self-described gesture of "exasperation and rage"), sent a copy of his latest novel The Book of Strange New Things to David Cameron.
Should you be stuck for a gift for someone, and that person loves a bit of narrative nuance then here's an idea. Paula Hawkins number one bestseller TheGirl on the Train has been named the WH Smith book of the year.