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  • The best Fiction Books for Christmas

    Nothing better than a good read for the Crimbo hols, and The Marlow Bookshop has given its starter for 10 (well 11, but who's counting?).

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    November’s best reads

    Attention book worms! Monocle on - here are this month's top tomes, especially for you, as curated by Muddy's literature lover Kerry Potter.

  • October’s best reads

    Muddy bookclub ahoy! Don't read anything until you've read our latest, greatest literary picks for October.

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    September’s best 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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    What we’re reading now

    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

    Celebrated children's author Griselda Heppel has a hotline to some beautiful places in the city that most of us have never heard of. Come on, let's check them out.

  • 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.

  • 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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