Books

11 November 2021

Seven banned and brilliant LGBTQ+ children’s books

Teaching children about sexuality and gender identity shouldn't be a controversial subject. It should be a part of bringing up our children to be independent, open-minded, kind and confident human ...
11 November 2021

Exclusive: Lucy Crane discusses Glow Society, her book There She Glows and more

Lucy Crane - coach, NLP practitioner, entrepreneur and theta healer – launched a hugely successful book, There She Glows, with her soul sister Stacey Knight Jones and 17 female collaborators ...

11 November 2021

Burning issues: An interview with author Spencer McKinley

Some novels are so close to home that they get under your skin. Such is the case with newly-published eco-thriller The 7th Fire by debut author Spencer McKinley. An environmentally-conscious ...

9 November 2021

The seven most inspiring people I've interviewed, by L.A. Larkin

I write thrillers as L.A. Larkin and mysteries as Louisa Bennet. To create enthralling and well-rounded characters, I like to interview people who have the skills that I want my ...

8 November 2021

Step into your own mid-life power without celebrity role models, says author Yvonne Bridges

Yvonne Bridges is a successful Business Mentor, who has worked for years at an executive level as a global corporate consultant. She is now paving the way for mid-life women ...

5 November 2021

Seven things about my new book We Live Next Door, by Laura Wolfe

To celebrate the release of her new book, We Live Next Door, we asked author Laura Wolfe to write an exclusive piece for Female First, letting us know seven interesting facts ...

5 November 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me, by J M Briscoe

To celebrate the release of her new book, The Girl with the Green Eyes, we asked author J M Briscoe to get involved with our 'seven things' series and let readers ...

4 November 2021

Top 10+1, holy crap, we're all gonna die! Movies of all time by Maegan Beaumont

Let’s be honest. The apocalypse has been pending for a while now. Let’s take a look at how these movies got it right. Or horribly, horribly wrong… I’m not one ...
3 November 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me, by Rebecca Raisin

To celebrate the release of her latest novel, Flora's Travelling Christmas Shop, we asked author Rebecca Raisin to take part in our 'seven things' series, letting readers in on some interesting ...

2 November 2021

A day in the life of writer Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

When I was pregnant with my first child, I used to tell myself that having kids would reset my body clock to be more of a morning person. I was ...

1 November 2021

An Introduction To Ior Bock And The Bock Saga

As the feud between religious science-deniers and atheist Genesis-bashers intensifies, an alternative origin story has been gaining significant traction worldwide. Here, the author and historian Carl Borgen examines the phenomenon ...
1 November 2021

An Introduction To Ior Bock And The Bock Saga

As the feud between religious science-deniers and atheist Genesis-bashers intensifies, an alternative origin story has been gaining significant traction worldwide. Here, the author and historian Carl Borgen examines the phenomenon ...
1 November 2021

An Introduction To Ior Bock And The Bock Saga

As the feud between religious science-deniers and atheist Genesis-bashers intensifies, an alternative origin story has been gaining significant traction worldwide. Here, the author and historian Carl Borgen examines the phenomenon ...
28 October 2021

Seven things I'd like readers to know about me, by Christina Oxenberg

As part of the release of her new book Trash: Encounters with Ghislaine Maxwell, we asked Christina Oxenberg to tell us and her readers a little about her, so we can get ...

26 October 2021

Seven things you might like to know about me, by Jane Jesmond

Jane Jesmond is today (October 26th, 2021) celebrating the release of her debut novel On The Edge. As part of her promotions for the unique series, she's taking part in ...

25 October 2021

Why Mary Shelley's Frankenstein still matters, by Richard Gadz

It’s over 200 years since Mary Shelley wrote one of the most influential horror stories of all time, but, as author Richard Gadz argues, the fears evoked by Frankenstein are ...
25 October 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me, by Kristin Harper

To celebrate the release of her book A Letter from Nana Rose, author Kristin Harper is taking part in our 'seven things' series, so that her readers can get to know ...

22 October 2021

How to master your money mindset in seven easy steps, by Julie Hunt

When it comes to managing our money, we’ve all heard about budget planners and savings goals. But how do you actually stick to them? It turns out the answer might ...
22 October 2021

Read an exclusive extract from Stefanos Xenakis' international bestseller The Simplest Gift

To celebrate the recent release of his new book The Simplest Gift, author Stefanos Xenakis is showcasing an extract from the collection of human short stories. Here's 'Humour'... LIFE IS ...

21 October 2021

Ray Star: If you could write about any subject in the world, what would you choose to write about?

I chose a topic that is close to my heart, an integral part of my spiritual practise as an eclectic witch and opted to write about magick. Not magic like ...

21 October 2021

Meet Horror author Guenther Primig

If you were to sum up the writing of renowned horror author and screenwriter Guenther Primig, you could describe it as cinematic, singular, and supremely sinister. In 2019 he first ...

21 October 2021

Edited extract from The ‘Bad’ Girls Guide To Better by Casey Beros

Imagine you’re a small child who’s just done a poo on the floor. You know defecating on the new plush pile is bad but holy hell you needed to go ...
18 October 2021

Writing about fathers and daughters, by S.D. Robertson

Novelists often have key themes that recur throughout their books. This can be deliberate, or sometimes they slip into the writing on a more subconscious level. My novels often focus ...