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  • March’s best new reads

    A magnificent seven best new books to get stuck into this month

  • Feb’s best new books

    It's still the dog days of winter so there's only one thing for it - let's hunker down with a compelling new book. Cue February's must-read tomes, as chosen by Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter.

  • Ten top books for young adults

    Get teens and tweens away from their phones and into a book instead with these recommendations for young adults.

  • Muddy’s best books of 2018

    Attention bookworms! Put this little lot on your Christmas list and you can thank us later. We've chosen our top 10 tomes of 2018. Has your favourite made the cut?

  • November’s best reads

    It's bloomin' freezing out there so batten down the hatches, commandeer the sofa and get stuck into Muddy books editor Kerry Potter's November picks.

  • October’s best reads

    Clear space on your shelves and Kindle! Muddy's pro bookworm, Kerry Potter, has some literary inspiration for you.

  • September’s best reads

    We've finally dragged Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter off her sun lounger and here she is with September's finest new tomes.

  • Muddy’s fave reads of the summer

    Still got your holiday to take? You lucky devil. Well, home or away, get stuck into one of these reads that the team at Muddy HQ enjoyed on their sunloungers this summer.   The Vanity Fair Diaries by Tina Brown (chosen by editor-in-chief, Hero Brown) I thought I had the best time being a journalist in the ’90s, […]

  • Small Wonder Festival

    I love a good short story and the form is enjoying something of a resurgence. Charleston is ahead of the curve with its annual Small Wonder festival, an atmospheric occasion that bring together author talks, workshops and performance in a huge marquee. Last year I saw a fascinating talk about the Russian underworld with a […]

  • Best summer reads

    Looking for books for beach, park or garden? Park your derriere in a deckchair and get stuck into the Muddy best summer reads.

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