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05/22/2017 at 11:12. Facebook
Are you in the mood for a gripping coming-of-age novel?

We've pulled together seven of our favourites that focus on the grittier side of growing up, with crime, tragedy and even murder thrown in between the pages.
Are you in the mood for a gripping comingofage novel

Seven Books About The Darker Side To Growing Up

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05/21/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
No matter what kind of a garden you have (be it a sprawling Eden or a tiny balcony), you deserve to turn it into a space that you can be proud of.

We've gathered seven tips to help you do this from Rich Landscapes' upcoming book, Love Your Plot...
No matter what kind of a garden you have be it a

Seven tips for designing your dream garden

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05/20/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
5 Ingredients, the newest cookbook from Jamie Oliver, is all about making beautiful food with minimal effort. Each recipe contains only five key ingredients, making it his easiest-to-use book yet.

Pre-order your copy now: po.st/PreorderJamieOliver
5 Ingredients the newest cookbook from Jamie Oliver is all about making
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05/19/2017 at 15:43. Facebook
Calling all Outlander fans! Diana Gabaldon will be answering your questions on Monday 22nd May, streaming live from Waterstones Piccadilly.

Comment below with your question for the chance to have it asked at the event.
Calling all Outlander fans Diana Gabaldon will be answering your questions on
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Sue Rayment
Wilma Karssen
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05/19/2017 at 11:43. Facebook
This week we're totally absorbed in Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer. Clever, funny and as original as novels can get, it follows a young man in search of the woman who saved his grandfather, fifty years ago.

It's an incredible read. Get your copy here: po.st/GetEIIlluminated
This week were totally absorbed in Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran
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Meg Antoinette Marr
Joanne Dixon-Jackson
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05/18/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
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Hello, lovely readers! Looking for your next book?

Let us know what kind you're in the mood for, as we'll be giving out reading recommendations until 3pm GMT.
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05/17/2017 at 12:01. Facebook
We’re delighted to reveal the cover for Roald Dahl’s Billy and the Minpins - illustrated by Quentin Blake for the very first time. Add it to your collection just in time for Roald Dahl Day…

Including Billy, The Gruncher and a sprinkling of magic, here are five things we can’t wait to see in the new book.
Were delighted to reveal the cover for Roald Dahls Billy and the

Five Things We Can't Wait To See In Billy And The Minpins

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Nicola Barlow
Prasanah Manoharan
Rachel Crooks
Love. Motherhood. Race. Liberty. In the gorgeous Vintage Minis series, some great writers tackle the big question: what is it that makes us human?

From birth to death, and from home to calm, here's our guide to the full collection. Which one will you read first?
Love Motherhood Race Liberty In the gorgeous Vintage Minis series some great

Our guide to the Vintage Minis

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Midori Kobayashi
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The Hippopotamus, based on the book by Stephen Fry, will be screening nationwide alongside a Q&A with the author and cast of the film, live from the Hay Festival on 28th May.

Get your tickets here: po.st/GetHippoTickets
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Jessica Daniels
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Mental Health Awareness Week is drawing to a close today, but your health and happiness should always be a priority.

We've pulled together some books to keep you calm, well-rested and mindful all year round. Do you have any other recommendations?
Mental Health Awareness Week is drawing to a close today but your
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Mrs Dalloway was published on this day in 1925. Virginia Woolf wrote the novel in a garden shed, and considered naming it The Hours, before landing on its official title.

What's your favourite quote from the book?
Mrs Dalloway was published on this day in 1925 Virginia Woolf wrote
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It's the season for green thumbs! Whether you've got a whopping garden or a small balcony, don't miss out on Love Your Plot. With beautiful sketches and photographs, it's a gardening bible that will inspire you to make the most of your outdoor space.

Pre-order your copy here: po.st/PreOrderLoveYourPlot
Its the season for green thumbs Whether youve got a whopping garden
This leek and cheese loaf from GAIL's Bakery is ideal picnic fodder, but we wouldn't say no to enjoying it indoors either. Get the recipe here, thanks to our pals at The Happy Foodie.

What's your favourite picnic food?
This leek and cheese loaf from GAILs Bakery is ideal picnic fodder

Get the recipe for Leek and Cheese Loaf

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This week we've been reading Wonder by R.J. Palacio, which tells the story of young August, whose facial deformity has kept him from mainstream school until now.

It's a real heart-squeezer. Uplifting, mind-changing, and one of those rare gems that you'll remember forever: po.st/GetWonderRJP
This week weve been reading Wonder by RJ Palacio which tells the
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Everyone has secrets. Everyone is guilty of something. And children are not always so innocent. The Chalk Man is coming...

A chilling must-read for 2018, you can order your copy now: po.st/PreOrderChalkMan
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We’re excited that The Book of the Year, from the creators of the hit podcast No Such Thing As A Fish, will be out in November.

An entertaining, fact-filled journey into the more bizarre reaches of the past year, you can pre-order it here: po.st/GetBookOfTheYear
Were excited that The Book of the Year from the creators of
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Thriller writer Jo Nesbo joins Konnie Huq in the Penguin studio to talk about his new novel The Thirst.

Rock-climber, coffee drinker and lead vocalist in a band, Jo brings along objects that inspired him to write the latest instalment in the Harry Hole series.
Thriller writer Jo Nesbo joins Konnie Huq in the Penguin studio to

Tune into Jo Nesbo on the Penguin Podcast

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To mark Mental Health Awareness week, we’ve chosen eight books that can help you to survive and thrive.

From handling stress to getting enough sleep, these books lend their tips for a healthy and happy lifestyle, no matter what curveballs come your way.
To mark Mental Health Awareness week weve chosen eight books that can

Eight Books To Help You Survive And Thrive

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We're delighted to unveil Sir Allen Lane's heritage plaque at Exeter St. Davids station today – the spot where he conceived the sixpenny paperback. In 1934, Allen Lane stopped at the station bookstall and was disappointed with what was on offer. He was inspired, there and then, to create good quality, affordable books for everyone.

Within a year, he had founded Penguin Books, starting a...
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Were delighted to unveil Sir Allen Lanes heritage plaque at Exeter St

Delve into the first ten Penguin paperbacks

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From heart-warming romance to compelling thrillers, we’ve picked some of our favourite whirlwind reads to get lost in: po.st/WhirlwindReads

What’s the last book you read that swept you off your feet?
From heartwarming romance to compelling thrillers weve picked some of our favourite

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