"I think that being 'good enough' is perhaps the most important factor in human relationships – everything being perfect doesn't work."
So the tip is: calm down, relax, you don’t need to hoard all the food at once out of fear of missing out – more always comes round.
We had the honour of chatting with Natasha Bowen on her West African mythology-inspired story Skin of the Sea.
"Some think the grandfather paradox forbids it (i.e. you could go back in time and kill your grandad, he wouldn't have slept with your nan, which means you wouldn't have been born, which means you wouldn't have gone back to kill your…
"By making their blood invisible I was highlighting their oppression, their forced silence. But silence is never empty…it holds secrets."
Hani and Ishu's Guide to Fake Dating is as heartwarming as it is fun: Everyone likes Hani Khan - she's easy going and one of the most popular girls at school. But when she comes out to her friends as bisexual, they don't believe her,…
'othing warms my heart like seeing someone online say something like, “I’ve read this book five times a year for thirteen years and I only just now got this reference on page X.”'
We chat with Katrina Northern at Vintage Books about the market campaign behind Gabrielle Zevin's Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow.
City of Bones, the first book leading to the glorious Shadowhunter world created by Cassandra Clare, was published in the UK 15 years ago. To celebrate this milestone, Walker Books, publisher of The Mortal Instruments series in the UK, is…
Lisa Williamson chats about how conversations can help navigate difficult situations with friends and family in First Day of My Life.
Caroline O'Donoghue chats why queer and trans people are foundational figures within magical communities and she honors it in All Our Hidden Gifts.
Alison Weatherby chats what she would want to do at Bletchley Park and whether she could keep secrets like those in The Secrets Act.
Ella McLeod's debut, Rapunzella, Or Don't Touch My Hair merges poetry and prose in a stunningly lyrical exploration of a teenager coming into her power as a young woman. Rapunzella is imprisoned in an enchanted forest made of her own…
YALC returns after a long hiatus, and we've made you this ultimate compilation of synopsis and interview excerpts.
"Being an ally is both simple and difficult, and I think You Can Trust Me acknowledges that, which I hope makes it an effective guide."