Why do mediocre novels get published? My theory (and what writers can learn from it)

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There’s little more frustrating than picking up a book and realising it’s BAY-AD. The characters are cardboard cut-outs. The action … Read More

5 of the best audiobooks for new listeners

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Looking to download an audiobook, but not sure where to start? Here are five of the best I’ve listened to. … Read More

GenZ burnout and murder: the changing landscape of crime fiction (guest post for Scarlett Readz and Runz)

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As the focus of crime fiction shifts to GenZ, the horrors are becoming more mundane – debt, burnout, poor mental … Read More

5 YA books from the 90s that deserve a revival

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Looking at the current crop of Young Adult books, it can be tough to remember that there was ever a … Read More

6 books to read if you love Gillian Flynn’s psychological thrillers

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I love Gillian Flynn! Doesn’t everyone love Gillian Flynn? (Real answer: No. My mum does not love Gillian Flynn. I … Read More