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Books are a girl’s best friend – Valentine’s edition

Books are a girl’s best friend – Valentine’s edition

Treat yourself this romantic season with a good read – books are much lower maintenance than men
The best short books you can read in one sitting

The best short books you can read in one sitting

If you’re looking to get back into reading during the busyness of term time, here are some recommendations for brilliant short books you could finish in one sitting
We recommend: Our writers tell you their current favourites

We recommend: Our writers tell you their current favourites

Our writers have come together to present to you their top picks of books you should read this semester. Choose your favourite and snuggle up to read something new this October.
A Gilmore Girls guide to autumn reading

A Gilmore Girls guide to autumn reading

We’ve used Gilmore Girls’ constant bookish references as inspiration for some autumnal book recommendations. Read on for five cozy Rory book recommendations!
Freshers Fables: Which book you should read depending on your new University accommodation

Freshers Fables: Which book you should read depending on your new University accommodation

University accommodations come with a whole host of stereotypes; to break it down and give you some recommendations for some great books along the way, here’s every book to read depending on your new home
Literary landmarks: Five of Manchester’s best books

Literary landmarks: Five of Manchester’s best books

Whether you like fiction, non-fiction or something in between, Manchester has produced some incredible books. As hard as it is to narrow it to just five, this is a rounded look at some of the city’s literary landmarks
How to get over a reading slump: 5 tips and 5 books

How to get over a reading slump: 5 tips and 5 books

The books section of the Mancunion have collaborated together to share our tips and recommendations to help you get over a reading slump.
Seven books to read this Valentine’s day

Seven books to read this Valentine’s day

The books section have collaborated to provide a list of seven books to read this Valentine’s day.
Six book recommendations to get you through lockdown

Six book recommendations to get you through lockdown

Books are the ultimate distraction from the endless news cycle and are an important form of self-care. Check out our lockdown book recommendations
Five great podcasts for book lovers

Five great podcasts for book lovers

Alice Porter lists her top five book podcasts including ‘Literary Friction’, ‘Reading Women’, ‘You’re Booked’, ‘The High Low’ and ‘The Writer’s Voice’

Top 5 books to get you into Terry Pratchett’s Discworld

Brocha Goode suggests five Terry Pratchett books that are an excellent entry point to Discworld