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Books

  • Best new kid’s reads, from picture books to YA

    From Olaf Falafel's Blob Fish to the pre-teen adventure novel snapped up by Netflix and Julia Walton's latest YA romance, we've got your family summer reads covered.

  • Your summer reading list – sorted!

    Need a new read to bring to the beach (or, y'know, to keep on the bedside table)? The literary brains at Muddy have rounded up the best new and upcoming novels to add to your TBR pile.

  • 8 gorgeous new gardening books

    Bountiful borders, striped lawn and artfully placed sculptures here we come, but first, sit down, grab a coffee and get lost in the sublime pages of these beauties (those weeds can wait another hour or so)

  • World Book Day 2022: Who inspired you?

    Which local female GBBO contestant is penning her first novel? To celebrate World Book Day, we asked her and a few other local authors to tell us who inspired them to start writing.

  • Culture’s calling! What to see in London in 2022

    Thrilling theatre, exhilarating art, fantastic festivals - these are the tickets you need to book now. Settle in for a capital city culture hitlist, and a jam-packed 2022.

  • Are We Having Fun Yet? Highs & lows of the nativity

    In an extract from her hilarious new book, Lucy Mangan tells the all-too-familiar tale of a Christmas nativity, from the sublime to the ridiculous

  • Ready, set cook! 9 new cookbooks for Autumn

    Want to switch up your meal plan for the new season? Or just a sucker for tempting pictures of food? If any of the above apply, we have you covered

  • Autumn reads: 8 new books for September

    Page turners, psychological dramas, a who dunnit and the latest book from the writer of Big Little Lies. We've got your next book club/sofa/commute read... sorted.

  • High brow vs low brow: Muddy’s holiday reads

    Need a new page-turner? From high brow tomes that'll impress your book club to bingable guilty pleasures, here's what we're *really* reading this summer.

  • Summer reads for tweens

    Need some reading material for the preteens? Try these books recommended by local children's author, Tamsin Winter (including her brand new one!).

  • May’s top releases for Children’s Book Week

    It's Children's Book Week! Need some new reading material for your little bookbugs? These seven new releases should have them captivated (and quiet).

  • 6 best new books to read in November

    There's only so much TV a gal can watch during lockdown, so give your gogglebox eyes a break and dive into one these new reads

  • Read these! Best new books for October

    The nights are cold and dark so why not curl up with a brilliant new book this eve? Here's the best new titles to sink your teeth into this month.

  • Your ultimate autumn culture planner 2020

    Culture vultures, grab your diaries. Here's your Muddy-curated cheat sheet to the season's best art, theatre, TV, books and film in the UK.

  • Sizzling September reads

    Fed up of flicking through Netflix? Power up your Kindle and load up these fab books to enjoy this month as suggested by The Kibworth Bookshop.

  • April’s new releases

    Powered through your bookcase already? Time for a new influx of instant classics. Here are seven sizzlers to add to your reading list.

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    Lockdown literary list

    From F. Scott Fitzgerald’s decadent parties in the Roaring 20s to Hilary Mantel’s Tudor-set Wolf Hall trilogy, here’s our choice of books to add to your literary list during lockdown.

  • March books: read me this month

    Reasons to be cheerful: spring has sprung and a brilliant new batch of March books has arrived. Gather around, and let us tell you a story.

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