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    The Muddy Book Club – September’s best new reads

    Read all about it! Muddy's professional bookworm Kerry Potter burrows into this month's best literary offerings. Make some space on your bedside table pronto!

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    Muddy staffers’ reading lists

    Attention bookworms! We've got holiday literary inspiration for you - here are the top tomes Muddy staffers will be squeezing into their suitcases this month.

  • Griselda’s Secret Oxford

    Griselda Heppel is an award-winning children’s author, living in Oxford with her husband and four children. Heppel’s book Ante’s Inferno, a modern re-telling of Dante’s journey through Hell, won the Children’s award in the People’s Book Prize 2013. Her second novel The Tragickall History of Henry Fowst was published in 2015.   The Painted Room, Cornmarket Street, […]

  • Bookworms rejoice!

    We're thrilled to announce Muddy will be hosting our inaugural literary salon at this year's Thame Arts & Literature festival. Oh yes! And have we got five AMAZING authors for your delectation...

  • Beach reads bonanza!

    Sunglasses on, sunlounger primed, children gagged - it's Muddy's best holiday books! Kerry Potter picks her top 10 reads for this holiday season.

  • Work driving you nuts?

    Feeling a bit 'meh' about work? Reading this when you should be writing a report? (Naughty!) Or maybe you're dreaming about changing careers completely? Whatever your job dilemma, we have a book for that.

  • June’s best reads

    Feel the need, the need to read? You're in luck - walk this way for the Muddy Book Club, featuring June's best literary offerings.

  • The Muddy Book Club: May’s best reads

    Want to get lost in a good book? Here's our pick of the best new releases for the merry month of May.

  • The Muddy Book Club: April’s best reads

    Seeking literary inspiration? The Muddy Book Club is here to help, so clear some space on your Kindle or bookshelves pronto!

  • The Muddy Book Club: March’s best reads

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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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