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  • The top 10 books of the summer

    Don't pack your suitcase or load up your Kindle until you've read this! Muddy's books editor Kerry has picked the 10 best books to get stuck into on holiday.

  • The books you MUST read this summer

    June's best new books are a corking bunch, including Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert's breathtaking new novel. Check out Kerry Potter's reviews - and then win the whole lot!

  • Need a new book?

    You're in the right place - Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter has picked this month's seven sexiest reads.

  • Muddy book club

    Kindle fully charged? Sofa commandeered? Tea brewed? Right then, here are February's must-read tomes. Let's go!

  • Your unmissable 2019 culture planner

    Want to make the most of 2019? Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter has curated the best new TV, music, theatre, film, books and art of the year. Get yer diary out!

  • Gotta have it

    From fashion to flora to fragrant Frida, we've found the Top 10 most gorgeous new coffee table tomes for you.

  • IPads down kids – it’s book time!

    Got kids aged 3 to 11 and want them to escape into a world of pure imagination? Look at these wonderful books by Children's author Anne Stairmand! The Mudlets will LOVE them.

  • Muddy Book Club! November’s best new 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. Plus, win the lot!

  • Althorp Literary Festival

    A global phenomenon and a Northants gem, Althorp's Literary Festival is entering it's 15th year and it's lining up to be the best one yet!

  • What book are you taking on holiday?

    Never mind the holiday wardrobe, let's sort out your holiday reading. Here's the Muddy top 10 summer tomes. Save space in that suitcase!

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