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Twitter has saved this independent bookshop from dwindling sales in the most wonderful way

Bookworms unite!

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Stormzy just taught kids about the most “gangster” thing they can do

And we could learn a thing or two.

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Top 50 quotes on change from literature

All the inspiration you need for life's biggest moments of change

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This quaint countryside bookshop is looking for a new owner – interested?

The owners of a thriving children’s bookshop in Oxfordshire are ready to pass on their store to someone new.

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How running every day has made me happier (and why it can for you, too)

Bella Mackie turned to running after a marriage breakdown and a mental health crisis. She hasn’t looked back since.

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Why Jane Austen is as relevant and beloved as ever

2020 will see feminist novels, a film, a TV series and a play all inspired by her work.

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Kakeibo: how to use this clever Japanese approach to saving money

The kakeibo is like a bullet journal for your finances.

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These simple tips will improve your sleep in just 5 minutes

Dr Rangan Chatterjee draws on his 20 years experience as a GP to offer quick tips to help you drift off.

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The most uplifting literary lines for a fresh start to the year

These inspiring lines will help you feel steadier as the new year begins.

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‘New Year, Old You’: a short story by Candice Carty-Williams

Perfect (and hilarious) reading as we enter 2020.

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10 books everyone will be reading in January 2020

Memoirs, essays and thrillers to shake up your reading.

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A New Year’s book resolution to share with your loved ones

Broaden your horizons with this free and simple gift

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The 10 books people start but rarely finish, for bookworms in need of a challenge

Does your literary stamina stand the test of these unread titles?

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Anna Brech
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Barack Obama’s annual reading list is here to prove that sexist “chick lit” theory wrong

The former President's favourite books from the year was filled with refreshing titles.

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30 of literature’s most inspirational quotes about strength

In need of some support and inspiration? Maya Angelou, Michelle Obama, Harper Lee and more have encouraging words for you.

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Your guide to 2020’s best non-fiction books

From investigations into domestic violence to essays on modern life, these are 2020's best non-fiction books.

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The best memoirs and biographies to curl up with this Christmas break

Marilyn Monroe, Michelle Obama and more – these are the lives of women you need to read now.

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YOU author Caroline Kepnes has an important message for anyone who’s fallen for Joe

“If Joe were a woman, do you think men would be grappling with their feelings?”

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The 100 most powerful and poignant closing lines from literature

These unforgettable payoffs will make you want to read the whole book.

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