Harry Potter fansite publishes new insights about the bad boy that fangirls adore.
This is it, folks... 'tis the season. Here are my top 5 reading gratitudes of 2014.
Feminists are good at reading, having learned to embrace it in place of all the boys who never asked us out on dates.
Australian author John Marsden has sold 5 million copies of teen fiction and is making his first foray into adult literature.
In a new short essay published on the Pottermore website Rowling said she feels guilty about killing off this character.
Forty years ago Dame Joy Cowley wrote about a deaf boy who couldn't talk. For the past month, the writer tried being The Silent One herself.
Read Once had Me, Tracy Farr's winning story of the open division of the Sunday Star-Times Short Story Awards.
Boy who slept through the quake
Morgan McElroy's teacher did not believe him when she heard he slept through the September 2010 earthquake.
OPINION: What were the top five best reads of 2014?
Lena Dunham has waded into memoir territory, where writers are criticised if their stories defy verification.
It's been a year of treasures from some favourite authors and the discovery of young talent.
Christmas comes early for Harry Potter fans with the promise of 12 new short stories by JK Rowling.
OPINION: This book is as honest and intimate as when I first read it.
Here's a list of suggested titles you can buy for the different people in your life.
Booker Prize winner Ben Okri has won an award that is "a bit undignified, just like sex."
OPINION: Rachel Pope of Browsers bookshop dips back into the past with a classic tale by Ngaio Marsh.
Through the best books, I have been a passenger inside many skins. What makes you want to keep reading a book?
British detective writer PD James, who was best known for her mystery series featuring policeman and poet Adam Dalgliesh, has died.
In the 1990s a pilot turned entrepreneur captured the imagination of the travelling public.
Kiwi writers are producing more work than ever before, despite warnings about book industry.