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  • Gardening books

    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.

  • A salad for sunny days

    This peach and lentil salad with warm pork tenderloin is easy peasy to make, looks amazing and will impress even fussy young palates.

  • Woman wearing white hat on yellow lido in pool

    What book are you taking on holiday?

    Never mind the holiday wardrobe, let's sort out your holiday reading. Here's the Muddy top 10 summer tomes. Save space in that suitcase!

  • Top 10 Books for Teens

    From Philip Pullman's latest to a YouTube sensation, these young adult releases are fab, lo-fi stocking fillers

  • Muddy’s best books of 2017

    Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter chooses her literary picks of the year. Is your favourite on the list?

  • November’s best reads

    Attention book worms! Monocle on - here are this month's top tomes, especially for you.

  • woman reading a book with a up of coffee and slouchy jumper

    October’s Best Reads

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

  • September’s best reads

    Read all about it! Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter burrows into this month's best literary offerings.

  • woman reading a book in a pool full of yellow and white rubber rings

    Muddy holiday reads

    The top tomes squeezed into the Muddy suitcases this month - and all the literary inspo you need.

  • Best beach reads

    Sunglasses on, sunlounger primed, children gagged - it's Muddy's best holiday books!

  • Work driving you nuts?

    Career crisis? Stop sitting at your desk dreaming of the greener grass. Here's five ace new self-help books.

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