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  • How to be happy in 2019

    New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

  • The best books of 2018

    Attention bookworms! Put this little lot on your Christmas list and you can thank us later. We've chosen our top 10 tomes of 2018. Has your favourite made the cut?

  • November’s Best Reads

    It's bloomin' freezing out there so batten down the hatches, commandeer the sofa and get stuck into Muddy's November picks – including some Somerset authors

  • Best sellers at the Yeovil Lit Fest

    There's a stonking line-up of authors at the Yeovil Literary Festival later this month. Before you book, check out our top 5 picks.

  • Need a new read?

    Finished your holiday reading? Ready for something new? Read on for September's finest tomes...

  • Books away!

    Need a book for your hols? Mr B's Emporium in Bath have put together a list of six – with a special offer for Muddy readers

  • Seeking literary inspiration?

    Well, you're in the right place. Muddy's pro bookworm Kerry Potter picks the best June reads for you. So read on and take your pick.

  • Ready for your next read?

    This month's best books. Ignore your family and friends, and get stuck in!

  • Seeking new book inspo?

    Do yourself a favour and make it one of Muddy's March picks. Clear space on your Kindle – or even buy or borrow an actual book!

  • Gotta have it

    We adore this illustrated children's book about kick-ass women. Nab a copy and your daughter will love you forever.

  • Memoir must-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.

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