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  • Books: Five to read in May

    Need a good book? Surrey-based journalist and author Victoria Scott shares her five all-time favourites.

  • Books: five to read this month

    What better way to embrace a new season that with a new slew of books? Surrey author Nikki Smith offers up her five all-time favourites.

  • 12 brilliant books to get your child reading

    Are you on a never-ending hunt for books that might get your kids reading more? Join the club! So who better to tap up for some insider knowledge on books than the librarian at one of Surrey's top prep schools.

  • Books: five to read this month

    After a good book for your bedside table? Gill Thompson, the author of 'The Oceans Between Us' and 'The Child on Platform One', shares her five all-time favourite tomes.

  • Literary stars: 14 famous authors inspired by Surrey

    It's World Book Day on Thursday and to celebrate Surrey's great literary history we've turned back the pages to look at 14 famous authors - from Aldous Huxley to Jane Austen - who have lived and found inspiration here.

  • Books: what to read this month

    Looking for that next juicy read? Harriet Steel, the Surrey-based author of nine mysteries and four historical novels, reveals her five all-time favourite tomes. Bye-bye reading rut.

  • Cheaper than therapy: self-help books for 2021

    Being stuck inside for a year hasn’t done us a ton of good, but help is at hand. Try one of these tomes designed to get our work, home and head space in order.

  • Books: what the authors read – Fliss Chester

    What books do authors favour? We've had a rummaged through the bookshelves of Fliss Chester, the Surrey-based author of five novels, to discover some of her faves.

  • Books: what the authors read – Jody Cooksley

    Looking for some literary inspiration to get stuck into during this winter lockdown? We've quizzed local authors on the books they've been devouring - this week Jody Cooksley, author of 'The Glass House', shares her favourites.

  • Best children’s books for 2020

    There's no shortage of great books for children - and each year a brilliant new crop is added to the stack. Here are this year's must-read books for every age, from tiddlers to pre-teens.

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