You wouldn’t believe what ‘The Girl of Ink and Stars’ looked like before PLUS win 5 copies

Let’s be real, ‘The Girl of Ink and Stars’ is possibly one of the most beautiful things we’ve ever seen in the world. And with beauties like these #goals libraries, we’ve seen our fair share of gorgeous bookish delights.

It’s really no surprise it was nominated for ‘Cover of the Year’ in the first ever MP! Bookish Awards.

We got the chance to sit down with the woman responsible for it all aka our hero, our goddess, the woman we owe all our love and thanks to: Helen Crawford-White!

Helen designed the cover for this gorgeous book and we even got her to reveal *gasp* what the book USED to look like… but which will be your fave cover?

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QUIZ: How well do you remember the words to ‘Don’t Let Me Go’ by Harry Styles?

Although we don’t think it’s right to leak a song without an artist’s permission, we love hearing as much as our faves as possible. We don’t quite understand why artists don’t release the songs themselves because they’re always amazing, but obvi that’s their choice. It feels like it was just yesterday when Harry’s solo song, ‘Don’t Let Me Go’, was released, right?

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Join Caspar Lee and KSI across seas and WIN 1 of 5 ‘Laid in America’ DVDs

We’re always super excited and proud when our fave YouTubers do something huge beyond just their channels, and we’ve been pretty pumped for Caspar Lee and KSI’s feature length film, ‘Laid in America‘, for a while now.

But now the film is here for all of us to see and we’re giving five of you lucky lot the chance to win a copy on DVD.

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MP! Bookish Awards: Lauren James wants to bribe you with kittens + WIN ‘The Next Together’ duology!

The wonerful Lauren James became loved by all the UKYA community when her fab debut, ‘The Next Together’, leaped onto shelves and it even made it into the Debut of the Year category for the MP! Bookish Awards!

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In case you haven’t picked it up yet, here’s what it’s all about: Katherine and Matthew are destined for each other. They are reborn and drawn to each other time and time again, but why? How many times can they die to save the world? How many times can you survive losing the one you love?

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Have you heard this life changing fan theory about Harry Styles’ ‘Another Man’ shoot?

We’re not gunna lie to you, we still haven’t entirely recovered after the reveal of Harry Styles’ three covers for ‘Another Man’. Needless to say when the internet was flooded with more deadass beautiful pictures from within the magazine after it hit newsstands yesterday… Well, we’re honestly not sure how we’re still breathing at this point. Boy looks fiiiiiine.

If those heart palpitations weren’t enough, this fan theory about one of Harry’s looks for the shoot has us about ready to completely lose our sh*t.

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We can’t stop watching this gif from ‘The Diabolic’ trailer – keep your eyes peeled for the full thing next week!

SJ Kincaid’s brand new book ‘The Diabolic’ is hitting shelves in November and we’re already beside ourselves with excitement. Why is November so far away?!

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Nemesis is a Diabolic – a teenager created to serve and protect a galactic senator’s daughter, Sidonia. Nemesis is willing to take lives and offer up her own in Sidonia’s defence. When the Emperor learns of Sidonia’s father’s involvement in a rebellion, Sidonia is summoned to the palace as a hostage. The only way Nemesis can protect her is to become her. You should probably pre-order it right now, tbh.

The lovely folk over at Hashtag Reads are continuing to torture us over this amazing read with an incredible book trailer for ‘The Diabolic’ and we’ve got a sneaky gif ahead of the final reveal next week!

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Free books?! Here’s 11 reasons you should totally have a library card

Let’s be real for a second, libraries are a thing of total greatness and we seriously cannot get enough. Thing is, we’re kinda sad that less and less people nowadays are giving the ol’ book palace a visit and we want to change your mind about the whole shebang.

From free books to surprising extra services, here’s why you totes need to get your hands on a library card. STAT.

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Are 5SOS going on hiatus just like 1D? Say it’s not true!

NO! IT CAN’T BE! We can’t take anymore.

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We’re still trying to deal with the hole in our hearts left by 1D‘s hiatus, but deep inside we know that we will never really be whole again until they’re back together.

Now could it be that our beloved 5SOS could be disappearing as well?

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We’re so proud of Ariana for defending Fifth Harmony from these sexist comments

Ari strikes again!

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A few weeks ago Ariana called out Ryan Seacrest for his comments about her relationship with Mac Miller, and she’s back for more blood.

This time she’s stepping in the ring to defend Fifth Harmony from sexism in the music industry.

Read what Ari had to say below and make your own decision as to whether she was out of line, then let us know using the comments box below. Your opinion matters.

During a backstage interview at KIIS FM’s ‘Wango Tango’ Ariana called out the interviewer for comments that he had made when he was chatting to Fifth Harmony back in May.

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