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The 2019 Muddy Stilettos Awards

24th April - 22nd May 2019

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  • April’s best new books

    Quick, spring-clean your bedside table or Kindle to make room for Muddy books editor's Kerry Potter's awesome April picks. And Brucey bonus - one lucky bookworm will win the lot!

  • Nail your work/life balance

    The juggle is real - and not going anywhere - so how the hell can we to get it right?! Let's ask the work/life balance experts for some help.

  • Need a new book?

    You're in the right place - Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter has picked this month's seven sexiest reads. And you can win the lot!

  • Feb’s best new books

    It was still the dog days of winter last time I checked 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.

  • 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!

  • 10 books for young adults

    Abingdon's magnificent indie bookshop Mostly Books has scoured the shelves, and selected its Top 10 books for the miracle of a tween/teen no-screen Christmas.

  • Coffee table tomes

    From fashion to flora to Frida, Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter has got a gorgeous coffee table tome for you.

  • Top 10 kids books

    The Top 10 books for kids this Christmas - lovingly chosen by The Book House in Thame, purveyors of one of the top kids sections in the county!

  • The best books of 2018

    Attention bookworms! Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter choose her top 10 tomes of 2018. Has your favourite made the cut?

  • Muddy Book Club! November’s new best reads

    It's bloomin' freezing out there so batten down the hatches, commandeer the sofa and get stuck into Muddy Book Editor Kerry Potter's November picks. Plus, win the lot!

  • Real-life Reads

    Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter is all about real-life stories this month. Well, the truth is often stranger than fiction, after all.

  • Is this the new Girl On The Train?

    ‘Please make a list of every possession you consider essential to your life‘ so begins The Girl Before, a psychological thriller by J.P. Delaney, out this month and already destined for the silver screen in a film directed by Ron Howard. I was given an advance copy by Nash at the lovely Much Ado Books which has a shelf […]

  • It’s a family affair

    The Hornbys are a talented bunch. Author Gill Hornby, sister of Nick, shares her favourite places.

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    The 20 books we can’t wait to read (part 2)

    So we’re picking up where we left off with Hungerford Bookshop owner Emma Milne-White’s 20 ‘can’t wait to read’ books of the year. This is Part 2 of her list with her final choices from 11 to 20. In case you missed it, Part 1 was published last week. So, kick back and enjoy (I’m afraid I can’t transport you […]

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