Books

  • Top 10 chapter books for kids

    With Whit holidays on the horizon take some literary inspiration to get the kids imaginations whirring

  • May’s best books

    Want to get lost in a good book? Schedule some ‘me time’, because here’s our pick of the best new releases for the merry month of May.

  • Book Club: April edition

    Seeking literary inspiration? Muddy’s professional bookworm Kerry Potter is here to help with her April picks, so clear space on your Kindle or bookshelves pronto. And if you have any recommendations of your own, we’d love to hear from you – what are you reading right now? What’s been abandoned on your bedside table for months? Bookish musings in the comment box below please!

  • The Muddy Book Club: March

    Seeking literary inspiration? Muddy’s professional bookworm Kerry Potter is here to help with her March picks. That precarious tower of tomes on your bedside table is about to getting even taller

  • The Muddy Book Club – the team pick their faves!

    Well it seems you enjoyed the first round of the Muddy Book Club, so here’s some reading list inspiration in our second Muddy Book Club post (without the wine, sadly – although there’s nothing to stop you pouring yourself a glass while you peruse this. We won’t tell anyone it’s 10am). We’re an extremely *cough* cerebral bunch, […]

  • New Muddy Book Club: February’s best reads!

    Need a new book to get stuck into? Muddy, as ever, is here to help. Taking being a bookworm to a whole new level is Muddy’s Kerry Potter. She gets 300 – yes, THREE HUNDRED shiny new tomes delivered to her house every month as she’s also books editor at a glossy mag (won’t somebody think of […]

  • Is this the new ‘Girl on the Train’?

    Looking for the new hot read? The Girl Before is being touted as the new Girl on the Train and clever Muddy Sussex editor Debbie already had her mitts on it, devoured it and written the review before I even had time to put my Beano down. Check out her post below, it’s well worth […]

  • Top 10 Xmas books for kids 8-12!

    Need some help with the best tomes for Christmas? Here’s our Top 10 fiction picks for kids 8-12. Star Wars Galactic Atlas This is the must have Christmas present for Star Wars fans of all ages. We just love how big it is… no really, it’s huge! Every page is gloriously illustrated and the atlas […]

    • Read me: Top 10 fiction books for christmas

        Exposure by Helen Dunmore (Windmill Books, Penguin Random House) London, Winter 1960-1961: it’s the height of the Cold War and Lily Callington will do anything to protect her family after her husband is falsely imprisoned for treason. A deadly cat-and-mouse game ensues with the sinister scene-stealing Julian Clowde. Novelist, children’s writer and poet, Dunmore […]

    • Why it’s totally ok, and good for you to be *lazy*

      Laurence Shorter is an author, leadership coach and stand-up comedian and his latest book, The Lazy Guru’s Guide to Life (Orion Books, £14.99) is a charming and lighthearted look at a serious problem. We are all on the hamster wheel and it seems to be getting faster, so how do we stop? Is it really […]

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