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  • Your ultimate autumn culture planner 2020

    Culture vultures, grab your diaries. Here’s your Muddy-curated cheat sheet to the season’s best art, theatre, TV, books and film in the UK.

  • 10 books for younger kids

    Kids have had a lot on their plates: no school, no play dates, and slim chance of a summer of fun in the sun. Here's 10 great book for ages 5-8 to create a fictional escape route from the madness.

  • The best ‘holiday’ reads for lockdown

    Okay, 'holiday' might be stretching it - but these books are certainly providing us with welcome escapism during lockdown! Here are the latest releases the Muddy editors are reading in the back garden with a cocktail.

  • 10 of the best gardening books

    Fancy getting all green fingered in the garden but don't really know where to start? Here's a helping hand with 10 terrific tomes to add to your reading list.

  • Press mute! 10 mood-boosting books

    While it feels like your starring in a very bad disaster movie right now, turn the volume down on the gloom and read feel-good books only.

  • Lockdown literary list

    50 books to read! More than ever, we are looking for a little escapism. So here’s our choice of books to add to your literary list during lockdown.

  • March books

    Reasons to be cheerful: spring has sprung and a brilliant new batch of March books has arrived. Gather around, and let Muddy’s pro-bookworm Kerry Potter tell you a story.

  • Feb 5 best books

    Muddy's pro bookworm Kerry Potter has got five Feb fancies for your delectation. Read all about 'em!

  • Jan’s best new reads

    What kind of insaniac leaves the house in January? Retire to the sofa pronto and get stuck into one of pro bookworm Kerry Potter’s enthralling new literary picks.

  • Muddy’s 10 best books of 2019

    So many rip-roaring reads, so little time. But Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter has made it easy for you - here's her definitive list of the year's best books. Get stuck in!

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