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Suffering from work burnout? Here’s why you should try the 42% rule

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? This scientifically approved formula could be the solution.

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Eimear McBride to Marian Keyes: 9 new books to read this February

Essential new book buys for your reading list.

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10 super-short and powerful reads

Bites of flash fiction from Lydia Davis, Roxane Gay and more.

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Why everyone is talking about Kiley Reid’s debut novel

Kiley Reid’s Such A Fun Age is on track to become one of the most-talked about debut novels of 2020.

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This viral photo of books cut in half has sparked outrage over reading etiquette

Would you ever rip your beloved book in half?

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9 best bedtime stories for a peaceful night’s sleep (if you can put them down)

Looking for a new book to fall asleep to? Look this way...

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2020 is the year of debut novels, so get your pre-orders in now

A new decade calls for new voices. Thankfully, there’s plenty of fresh talent to stock your shelves with.

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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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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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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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Sarah Biddlecombe
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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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Candice Carty-Williams
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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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Anna Brech
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The greatest ever Winnie the Pooh quotes for all moments in life

“Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.”

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Sejal Kapadia Pocha
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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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12 of the best books to read this Christmas

Get into the Christmas spirit with one of these festive books.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Nigella Lawson shares her best book recommendations for Christmas

The Queen of Christmas has spoken, so take note.

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London’s 10 best under-the-radar coffee shops

It’s official: Brits prefer coffee to tea. Welcome to your ultimate insider guide to the best caffeine in the capital.

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An ode to the humble mashed potato

Why the beige, budget food is the comforting cuddle in a bowl that we all need right now.

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These 15 books taught us to have courage and be kind

After a divisive general election, curl up with a read that instills hope and restores faith.

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