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Presenter Vick Hope’s Favourite Things

From her reading list to her podcasting essentials, Vick Hope shares the items she can’t live without

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Best children’s books to celebrate Black History Month

Inspiring and educational books for your kids to start discussions about diversity early

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Best children’s books that celebrate black history and identity

Inspiring and educational books for your kids to start discussions about diversity early

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These are the best subscriptions to celebrate world record day

Turn heads – as well as tables – with a serious record collection

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Best adult colouring books of 2020 to help you relax

Get creative and de-stress with the best colouring books for adults

Fiction

10 best Man Booker Prize winning novels

As the winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize is announced, we round up some of the best of all the winners since 1969

Fiction

10 best YA novels to read in 2020

Young adult fiction has become one of the most exciting genres to read – even for adults. We select the books sure to ignite the imaginations of the teen generation

Home Accessories

Best 2019 diaries, planners and personal organisers

From diehard stationery lovers to those that just want to get organised, it’s time to update your diary

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Best new books to read right now

From novels anchored in the mess of Brexit to non-fiction discussing the vices and virtues of social media 

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Best art books

For gifts as pretty as pictures

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The best children's books to buy right now

Serious issues dominate but there’s still room for some old favourites, says Melanie McDonagh

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10 Must-read books by black authors

We round-up some of the most important and compelling books to read right now 

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Best comedy books and DVDs of 2018

There are lashings of laughter for Christmas. Bruce Dessau rounds up the pick of the comedy crop on screen and on the page

CHRISTMAS

Best Christmas gifts for your best friend

Partners in crime and in Christmas – the gifts your best friend will absolutely love

Cookbooks

The best new cookbooks for autumn

As autumn approaches, Bianca Barratt takes a look at some of the newest - and tastiest - cookbooks on the market

Non-fiction

The best academic diaries for students

A new academic year means time for a new level of organisation

Cookbooks

Best new cookbooks

From Snoop Dogg’s first-ever cookbook to Ottolenghi’s latest recipe collection, these are the best cookery tomes to look forward to this autumn

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Best books for older children

Older kids have a wealth of more adult themes to choose from, says Melanie McDonagh

Fiction

Best timeless story books for young children

Martha Alexander rounds up the story books for children that have stood the test of time

Cookbooks

The best healthy baby and toddler weaning recipe books

Transitioning from the bottle to the bowl? Laura Pepper Wu shares her pick of the best weaning cookbooks

Fiction

Best children's books for girls

Step aside, boys: it's the girls' time to shine

Fiction

8 best dyslexia and reluctant reader friendly books for kids

Perfect for dyslexic and reluctant readers: because every child deserves to enjoy reading

 

Kids

Best back to school supplies 2018

Prep for success with this year's best back to school supplies 

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Best new books about motherhood

From poetry which sees motherhood as another country to a chilling literary thriller, we round up the best books which have fresh perspectives on the role of mothers

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5 erotic reads to spend the night with

Forget Fifty Shades: these steamy reads are a lot more captivating

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Best true crime books

With the grisly genre more popular than ever, we round up the classic and new reads to get your hands on 

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Best travel journals

Keeping track of your adventures has never been easier with our pick of the best travel journals

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Best summer reads 2018

Because it wouldn't be summer without a great book..

Non-fiction

Best celebrity biographies and memoirs

Delve into the minds of some of world’s most celebrated and notorious people with our pick of the best celebrity biographies and memoirs

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The best cookbooks for summer 2017

From Nadiya’s curries to Pippa Middleton’s rib of beef, Melanie McDonagh finds much to enjoy in the latest cookbooks

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Best colouring books for adults

As August 2 marks National Colouring Book Day, we round up our favourite colouring books designed with adults in mind

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These are the most talked about books of the summer

Don’t waste your precious holiday time wading through hefty tomes — Nick Curtis has a bluffer’s guide to the books of the summer so you can sound impressive without a moment of hard work

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Best parenting books - 2018

From newborn nuisances to teenage angst, these are the volumes every parent needs on their bookshelves at one stage or another

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Best graphic novels written by women

Let's celebrate breaking down gender boundaries in a male-dominated industry with the top graphic novels by women

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Best feminist books recommended by female authors and entrepreneurs

In celebration of International Women’s Day we asked a group of empowering women to share the essential feminist reads that helped shape their identity

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Best fancy dress costumes for kids on World Book Day

Forgotten to bag your child’s costume for World Book Day? Don’t fret, here are 8 fancy dress ideas you can shop online