Waterstones are offering a huge clearance sale with lockdown must-reads for as little as 25p

Looking to flesh out your lockdown reading list? Look no further than the Waterstones sale.

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Attention book lovers: Waterstones are offering a huge clearance sale, with incredible savings on some of our all-time favourite reads. 

With prices starting from as little as 25p, the retailer are offering something for everyone in their clearance sale – from cooking enthusiasts, to history buffs, to good old-fashioned fiction lovers. 

So whether you're getting a head start on your Christmas shopping, or seeking solace from current affairs, these are some thoroughly brilliant books deals that you don't want to miss. 

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Waterstones are offering huge discounts on brilliant books in their clearance sale – with some of our favourite must-reads reduced to as little as 25p. Whether starting on your Christmas shopping, or compiling a reading list to see you through lockdown, you can snap up some fantastic books for a fraction of their usual price. From  fiction to memoir, short stories to biography, you'll be hard pressed not to find a bookish bargain. 

Our favourite reads in the Waterstones clearance sale


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Green and Black's Chocolate Recipes by Caroline Jeremy: was £14.99, now £5.00

This one would make a brilliant gift for the baking fanatic in your life. The original cookbook by Green & Black's, it's packed full of recipes both innovative and simple for everyone's favourite sweet treat. View at Waterstones. 

Young Skins by Colin Barrett: was £8.99, now £3.00

Winner of the 2014 Guardian First Book Award, this debut short story collection by Irish writer Colin Barrett is brimming with black humour and tragedy. Set in the fictional Irish town of Glanbeigh, the collection is crackling with tales of youth well misspent. 

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Sister Noon by Karen Joy Fowler: was £7.99, now £3.00

Called 'robust, sly, witty, elegant, unexpected' by the New York Times, this vibrant novel tells the story of San Francisco in the 1890s. This one would make for a page-turning lockdown read. View at Waterstones.

One: A Cook and Her Cupboard by Florence Knight: was £26.99, now £10.00

Looking for a cookbook not packed full of obscure ingredients and complicated recipes? Look no further than Florence Knight's delightfully simple One. With each chapter focusing on recipes built around one particular store cupboard staple – from ketchup to oil, salt and honey – this fuss-free guide to minimalist cooking should be in kitchens country-wide. View at Waterstones. 

Kate McCusker

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