On October 26, 1966, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) proclaimed September 8 to be International Literacy Day.
'The Unpredictability of Being Human' by Linni Ingemundsen is heavy on character development but light on plot [Review]
Unlike many other YA fiction out there, Ingemundsen’s tale isn’t about a maze, a mission, or a fight – it’s simply about growing up.
Very few novels begin with an opening as attention-grabbing and dramatic as the one Karen David serves up in her searing new thriller Stranger, and the momentum is kept up until the final surprising revelations.
Twelve Nights begins as it doesn’t mean to go on, which is a little confusing. The opening really does wrong-foot the reader, so patience is needed until the real plot gets going.
The best books are the ones that stay with you even after you finish them. Here are seven that’ll make you reflect and possibly alter your perspective.
Why YA author M. A. Bennett is using her books to address online bullying, abuse of power, and toxic masculinity
With a recently signed movie deal and two sequels on the way, YA thriller S.T.A.G.S looks set to become an epic franchise.
Is friendship stronger than death itself? Author Sophie Anderson’s ‘The House with Chicken Legs’ has the answer [Review]
A young girl is destined to become a supernatural guide for the dead, but what if she wants to have friends instead?
Think classic literature is difficult, boring, or unrelatable? Here are six classics that are guaranteed to change your mind.
'The Fault in Our Stars' author John Green wants you to read tiny versions of his popular YA stories
The bestselling author John Green is planning to promote mobile phone-sized books among young readers in America.
Protagonists Hazel Wong and Daisy Wells head to HK and must solve another horrendous murder.