Use your Library membership number to access the May Good Reading magazine online. ‘It’s the kind of thing that makes you feel like writing is magic.’ Find out about the moment when Kimberley Freeman knew her latest historical novel, Stars Across the Ocean, would be something special, and her research at London’s Foundling Museum. Read an exclusive extract from Gwen, the new novel from Perth author Goldie Goldbloom, and The Stars Are Fire, a stellar offering from American literary star Anita Shreve. Catch interviews with singer, songwriter and barrister Mark Holden, lawyer and thriller writer Malin Persson Giolito (who won Sweden’s Best Crime Novel of the Year 2016 for Quicksand) and YA author Allayne Webster, who tells us about the street kids of Paris. We also dip in to Steve McCurry’s On Reading, a stunning collection of photographs capturing readers from all corners of the globe.