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In a reading rut? Want to health-check your reading habits? Send questions in for our future Book Doctors and you could get a £15/€20 National Book Token!

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Book Doctor: Moira Forsyth

Book Doctor: Moira Forsyth answers your questions

 

Scottish author and publisher Moira Forsyth has joined us in Caboodlers' Corner as Book Doctor.

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Book Doctor: Ruth Ozeki answers your questions

Book Doctor: Ruth Ozeki answers your questions

 

Ruth Ozeki has joined us as Book Doctor to prescribe remedies and recommendations to help with reading dilemmas – from book hangovers to large 'to read' lists.

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Book Doctor: Sophie Kirtley

Book Doctor: Sophie Kirtley answers your questions

 

Sophie Kirtley, author of The Wild Way Home and The Way to Impossible Island, has joined us as Book Doctor. 

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Book Doctor: Darling Reads answers your questions

Book Doctor: Darling Reads answers your questions

 

Asher Woolford from Darling Reads bookshop in West Yorkshire joins us as Book Doctor for Independent Bookshop Week.

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Book Doctor: Yvonne Battle-Felton

Book Doctor: Yvonne Battle-Felton answers your questions

Book Doctor: Yvonne Battle-Felton
 

Yvonne Battle-Felton, judge for the Jhalak Prize 2021, prescribes just the right read for any mood or occasion.

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Book Doctor: Natasha Pulley answers your questions

Book Doctor: Natasha Pulley answers your questions

 

Book Doctor Natasha Pulley has joined us in Caboodlers' Corner to celebrate the launch of Free Books.

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Book Doctor: Susan Lewis

Book Doctor: Susan Lewis answers your questions

 

Susan Lewis tackles your bookish dilemmas for Mother's Day.

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Book Doctor: Tamara MacFarlane

Book Doctor: Tamara MacFarlane

Book Doctor: Tamara MacFarlane
 

Owner of Tales On Moon Lane bookshop and author of Dragon World, Tamara, prescribes the best reads for young bookworms on World Book Day. 

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Book Doctor: Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Book Doctor: Kiran Millwood Hargrave

 

Kiran Millwood Hargrave tackles your bookish dilemmas – and five Caboodlers have won a signed copy of her book and a £15/€20 National Book Token!

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Book Doctor: Luke Jennings answers your questions

Book Doctor: Luke Jennings answers your questions

 

Luke Jennings, author of the Killing Eve series has joined us ahead of Father's Day to prescribe the best reads.

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Book Doctor: Jasbinder Bilan

Book Doctor: Jasbinder Bilan answers your questions

 

Author of Asha & the Spirit Bird, Jasbinder Bilan, prescribes the best reads for young booklovers.

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Book Doctor: Robin Steven

Book Doctor: Robin Stevens answers your questions

 

Author of Murder Most Unladylike, Robin Stevens, prescribes the best reads for young bookworms on World Book Day. 

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Book Doctor: Lucy Diamond answers your questions

Book Doctor: Lucy Diamond answers your questions

 

Author Lucy Diamond prescribe the best reads for Valentine's Day.

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Book Doctors: Cressida Cowell and Francesca Simon

Book Doctors: Cressida Cowell and Francesca Simon

 

Cressida Cowell and Francesca Simon prescribe the best reads for young booklovers.

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Book Doctors: Sarah Breen and Emer McLysaght

Book Doctors: Emer McLysaght & Sarah Breen

 

Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen, authors of Once, Twice, Three Times and Aisling, prescribe the best reads for any mood or occasion.

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Book Doctors: Booksellers from Portobello Bookshop

Book Doctors: Portobello Bookshop

 

Booksellers from The Portobello Bookshop in Edinburgh prescribe just the right reads for any mood or occasion.

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Book Doctor: Ambrose Parry answers your questions

Book Doctor: Ambrose Parry answers your questions

 

Ambrose Parry, author of The Art of Dying and The Way of All Flesh, prescribes the best reads for any mood or occasion. 

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Book Doctor: Abi Elphinstone answers your questions

Book Doctor: Abi Elphinstone answers your questions

 

Abi Elphinstone, author of Rumblestar and The Dreamsnatcher series, prescribes the best reads for young booklovers.

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Book Doctor: Jo Coldwell from Red Lion Books

Book Doctor: Jo Coldwell from Red Lion Books

 

Jo Coldwell, bookseller at Red Lion Books, prescribes the best reads for any mood or occasion.

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Book Doctor: Alex Reeve answers your questions

Book Doctor: Alex Reeve answers your questions

 

Alex Reeve, author of the bestselling historical crime novel, The House on Half Moon Street, prescribes the best reads for any mood or occasion.  

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Book Doctor: Juno Dawson

Book Doctor: Juno Dawson answers your questions

 

Juno Dawson, editor of LGBTQ+ anthology for teens, Proud, prescribes the best books to read with pride.

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Book Doctor: Jeff Kinney answers your questions

Book Doctor: Jeff Kinney answers your questions

 

Jeff Kinney is our Book Doctor for World Book Day, prescribing the best reads for young booklovers. 

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Book Doctor - Chloe Coles

Book Doctor: Chloe Coles answers your questions

Book Doctor: Chloe Coles
 

Chloe Coles, author of Bookshop Girl (and real-life children's bookseller extraordinaire), prescribes just the right read for book-loving children and teens.

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Book Doctor: William Sieghart

Book Doctor: Sieghart answers your questions

 

William Sieghart joins us to answer five poetry dilemmas – sent in by Caboodlers just like you.

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Book Doctor: Andy Griffiths

Book Doctor: Andy Griffiths answers your questions

 

Andy Griffiths, co-author of the hilarious Treehouse series, prescribes the best reads for junior bookworms.

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Book Doctor: Matt Haig

Book Doctor: Matt Haig answers your questions

 

Matt Haig prescribes just the right read for any mood or occasion.

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Book Doctor: Jen Campbell answers your questions

Book Doctor: Jen Campbell answers your questions

 

Jen Campbell prescribes just the right read for any mood or occasion.

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Book Doctor: Adam Kay

Book Doctor: Adam Kay answers your questions

 

Adam Kay prescribes just the right read for any mood or occasion.

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Book Doctor: Stuart Turton answers your questions

Book Doctor: Stuart Turton answers your questions

 

Stuart Turton, author of The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, prescribes just the right read for any mood or occasion.

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Book Doctor: Giovanna answers your questions

Book Doctor: Giovanna answers your questions

 

Giovanna Fletcher prescribes just the right read for any mood or occasion.

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Book Doctor: Miriam from Sevenoaks Bookshop

Book Doctor: Sevenoaks Bookshop

 

Miriam, bookseller at Sevenoaks Bookshop, prescribes just the right read for any mood or occasion.

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