Bestsellers

Adult Bestsellers

  • UEFA
    Keir Radnedge
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Football fans of all ages are eagerly awaiting the European Championships that take place in France this summer.

    With 24 teams competing for the big prize (including England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland) it's sure to be a closely fought contest that will keep supporters hooked until the very final ball is kicked.

    Suitable for obsessives and casual fans, this guide will tell you everything you need to know about Euro 2016. It reveals how France won the bid and gives an overview of the venues; a review of the qualification competition; a comprehensive analysis of every team and their key players; and a look back at the tournament's glorious history.

    It even has the full schedule so you can fill in every result between 10 June and 10 July.
  • TNHS
    Andre Martens
    • £3.99
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    In 10-Minute Hairstyles, celebrity stylist Andre Martins provides you with 50 step-by-step looks for effortless and contemporary hairstyles including braids, waves and curls to glamorous updos.

    All you need to do is choose a great look for your hair length and type, and then progress from the easy to more challenging and ambitious types.

    An inspiring book for anyone who loves to try out new things with their hair.
  • SVNT
    Muir Gray
    • £2.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    By keeping your brain ticking and staying fit, and with some good fortune, you can live a fulfilling and active life well into your 90s. Sod Seventy! The Guide to Living Well can help you along the way..

    Part exercise book, part manifesto for healthier and happier living, the book reveals how to shake off stereotypes, feel empowered and live life to the full as you enter pensionable age. It covers everything from the art of body maintenance to the importance of choosing the right healthcare.

    Written by doctor and health advisor Muir Gray, who is in his 70s and certainly practises what he preaches, the book is completely accessible and practical for anyone in this age range. It also features funny illustrations from David Mostyn, a cartoonist from the Beano.
  • HELY
    Carol Vorderman
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Simple and visual, this unique step-by-step guide from Carol Vorderman will help children aged between 7 and 9 get to grips with all the English skills they need.

    Using clear, accessible pictures, diagrams and guides, the book will cover all important areas of English including punctuation, grammar, spelling and communication skills.

    The perfect guide for parents who want to help their children gain more confidence, this is sure to come in as an extremely useful guidebook.
  • GIND
    Ian Buxton
    • £3.99
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    From Adnams to Zuidam and London to Plymouth, this book from bestselling drinks writer Ian Buxton is a very authoritative guide to the world of gin. It explores the innovative gin brands that are on the market right now.

    A no-nonsense guide, it asks if a rose-flower and cucumber infusion can properly be called gin, whether gin can be aged in wood or does that just make it taste strange - and what tonic should you choose?
  • Colour Me Mindful Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781407250410
    CMMS
    • £7.99
    • RRP £29.94
    • Save £21.95
    • Just £1.33 per book
    This hand-picked collection of colouring books is bursting full of completely wonderful designs that can help you find serenity as you fill them in with your own personal touch of colour.

    A fun and relaxing hobby, among the intricate illustrations you'll get to colour in are those of butterflies, enchanted creatures and the various seasons.

    Six of the best books to help you discover mindfulness.
  • How to Draw Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781782212898 - Authors vary
    HTDS
    Authors vary
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Whatever your skill level, we're sure you'll love learning how to draw a variety of exciting subjects with this excellent-value introduction to illustrating.

    Among the topics included in this collection are people, wild animals, trees, dogs, and cats - meaning if you work through all the books you'll become a jack of all trades when it comes to drawing!

    With a simple, step-by-step drawing method to follow throughout each detailed book, this collection is great either if you're a beginner artist or if you're looking to brush up on your artistic skills.
  • How to Paint Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781600587245
    HTPS
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £49.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    From still life to portraits, this 10-book collection will help you learn how to paint in style using oils and acrylics. Covering all the basics of painting, the books feature progressive visual demonstrations and expert advice to help you get to grips with a paintbrush in the right way.

    There are step-by-step lessons featured in all the books too, helping you learn how to paint spectacular landscapes, sunsets, clouds and skyscapes, pet portraits, oceans and seascapes and flowers.

    There is also advice on setting up a studio, selecting tools and materials and learning the tips, tricks and techniques for the different styles of painting. A perfect starter library for a budding artist!

    Please note these books are dedicated to oil and acrylic painting.
  • KTSM
    • £6.99
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    Described as 'Miss Marple in her youth', Kate Shackleton tackles some of the quirky crimes and meddling mysteries that take place in the quiet Yorkshire village of Bridgestead during the 1920s.

    In Dying in the Wheel, Joshua Braithwaite has gone missing. His daughter is getting married and wants to try tracking him down one last time. Where could he be? Has he run off with his mistress? Or could he have been murdered? A lady who loves solving puzzles, Kate decides to take it upon herself to crack the case...

    The further stories find Kate investigating the links between a pawn-shop robbery, a fatal stabbing and a ransom demand; the murder of a gentleman banker who was facing ruin and disgrace; and a killing in the basement of the library in Leeds.

    Brilliant books for fans of Jacqueline Winspear and M.C. Beaton, this introduction to Frances Brody's Kate Shackleton series is full of wonderful characters, colourful historical detail and compelling crimes.
  • Kate Ellis Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780349413693 - Kate Ellis
    KELL
    Kate Ellis
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £25.97
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    Set in Devon, these books mix thrilling crime cases with archaeology. As DS Wesley Peterson looks into various murders, he finds them combining with historical murders and more.

    The Funeral Boat finds Wesley intrigued by the possibility of a Viking corpse being buried in a smallholding. When a Danish tourist is abducted, Wesley must return to his day job - could there be a link between the two discoveries?

    An Unhallowed Grave has Wesley looking into if someone has been 'executed' rather than murdered - after their body was found in a tree used for hanging five centuries ago... The Cadaver Game is possibly the most gruesome yet - a murdered woman has been found and Wesley is struggling to identify her. As he digs into the case, another disturbing situation occurs - two teenagers have been found naked with shotgun wounds at the foot of a cliff. Could the two events be linked? And why do these murders mirror a manhunt from the Napoleonic wars?

    This collection contains books 3, 4 and 16 in the Wesley Peterson crime series.
  • POMM
    Christine Leech
    • £3.99
    • RRP £10.00
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    Whether adorning a headdress, swinging from a bag handle or dangling from a mobile phone, pompoms are very fashionable right now - and this book can show you how to create your very own.

    With no fancy equipment needed, the projects are inexpensive to make and the combination of graphic photography and step-by-step photographs will guide you through them with ease. Each one takes no more than an hour to make, too!
  • HKTT
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    Carol Vorderman shows you how to help your children understand the tricky concept of the times tables with this invaluable guide.

    Suitable for parents with children studying at Key Stages 1 and 2, the guide is straightforward and has easy-to-follow tips, hints and advice all about the times tables.

    The practice pages and questions have been compiled and tested by a team of experts and allow parents and children to work together to solve even the trickiest questions. By following the advice of this book, you can help build your child's confidence, reduce stress and make the subject simple.
  • Agatha Raisin Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781472123619 - M.C. Beaton
    AGTH
    M.C. Beaton
    (6)
    • £19.99
    • RRP £150.80
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    A bumper 20 books that will introduce you to Agatha Raisin, one of Book People's most popular detectives. Written by M.C. Beaton, these are whodunnits that will keep you guessing until the very last page.

    Set in a picture-perfect Cotswold village, Agatha learns her trade; finds herself accused of poisoning a judge in the local quiche-making competition; has to deal with the fallout of the murder of her ex-husband's new wife; attempts to catch a killer when jam at the village fete is laced with poison; attempts to plan the perfect Christmas, while solving the murder of a woman who has written to her from beyond the grave; wakes up next to a curiously cold corpse and much, much more.

    Including her very first mystery The Quiche of Death, which was adapted by Sky1 into a drama starring Extras' Ashley Jensen as Agatha, this is a witty, quirky and endlessly charming collection for crime fans who prefer their murder mysteries with the blood and gore left out.

    This collection contains books 1-20 in M.C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin series.
  • SFGU
    Elizabeth Foley
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    If you've always felt a bit embarrassed at your precarious grasp on the plot of Othello, or you haven't a clue what a petard - as in 'hoist with his own petard' - actually is, then fear not, because Shakespeare for Grown-ups is the essential book for anyone keen to deepen their knowledge of the Bard's key plays and sonnets.

    Perfect for parents keen to help with their children's homework and casual theatre-goers and readers who want to enhance their enjoyment and understanding of the Shakespeare's most-performed plays, the book covers everything from the historical context of his writing to the key themes, his less familiar works and much, much more.

    With lively, in-depth chapters on all the key works including Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, The Tempest, Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, Antony and Cleopatra, Richard II, Henry V, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merchant of Venice and Macbeth, Shakespeare for Grown-ups is the only guide to the Scribe you'll ever need.
  • Jack Higgins Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9780007937950 - Jack Higgins
    JHIG
    Jack Higgins
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £95.88
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    • Just 83p per book
    From the author of the highly acclaimed and bestselling thriller The Eagle Has Landed, Book People is pleased to introduce this fantastically gripping set of 12 books from Jack Higgins, a true master of tension.

    Containing masterful tales of intrigue, suspense and full-blown action, Higgins cleverly crafts uncertainty into every chapter - leaving you yearning for more. Featuring assassins, IRA members, Nazis, al-Qaeda killers and many more than we can mention, this high-octane set of sensational Jack Higgins books will appeal to fans of Robert Ludlum, Frederick Forsyth, Len Deighton and Clive Cussler books.

    Simply unputdownable!
  • Philippa Gregory Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781471155185 - Philippa Gregory
    PPAG
    Philippa Gregory
    • £9.99
    • RRP £47.94
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    • Just £1.67 per book
    Six historical novels for one unbelievable Book People price, this is the entire collection of Philippa Gregory's bestselling Cousins' War series. Certain to transport you back in time to England during the War of the Roses, the books' settings have been richly researched and the plots are completely compelling.

    Although not released in this order, it's widely thought that reading the books in chronological order (The Lady of the Rivers, The Red Queen, The White Queen, The Kingmaker's Daughter, The White Princess, The King's Curse) offers the best experience. Covering Henry VIII's predecessors and Elizabeth Woodville's rise to the throne, the books are full of shocks, scandals, murders and have some healthy romance added for good measure.

    By reading all the books in the series, you'll see why Philippa Gregory is heralded as the queen of historical fiction - and how her Cousins' War books inspired the hit BBC show The White Queen.

    This collection contains books 1-6 in Philippa Gregory's Cousins' War series.
  • ICPT
    • £3.99
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    With 48 detailed illustrations of patterns to colour, this large-format colouring book is perfect for anyone who loves to colour and get creative.

    Suitable for adults and children, the pages are all perforated so that once you have completed filling in the design it can be displayed for all to see.
  • Elizabeth Noble Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781405928076 - Elizabeth Noble
    EZNB
    Elizabeth Noble
    • £7.99
    • RRP £38.95
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    • Just £1.60 per book
    Wonderfully romantic, these five books from bestselling author Elizabeth Noble will make you laugh and cry. Full of emotion, the books are available for a simply unbelievable Book People price.

    Each separate story is equally compelling and sure to tug at your heartstrings. Elizabeth's debut, Things I Want My Daughters to Know finds Barbara having to say a final farewell to all four of her daughters. But how can she find the words? And how can she leave them when they all have so much growing up to do? She decides on writing each vastly different daughter a letter - giving her the chance to express the hopes, dears, dreams and secrets she couldn't always voice...

    The Girl Next Door looks at the dreams, heartbreak and desires hidden behind the closed doors of one apartment building in New York's Upper East Side; The Reading Group focuses on two best friends who can't quite admit that they're in loveless marriages; The Friendship Test finds a group of college friends trying to fix their bond 20 years after their studies when tragedy strikes; and Alphabet Weekends is a rom-com that finds Tom finally letting his lifelong crush how he feels through a series of activities - in alphabetical order.
  • AAPD
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    In this guide, a local expert reveals the top things you need to know and the sights you need to visit on your next trip to the Peak District.

    It has locator maps so you will know exactly where you?re going and a clear A-Z of all the featured places.
  • LITB
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    A book all about books, The Literature Book showcases the greatest reads of all time.

    Featuring over 100 bestselling books from all over the world, there are detailed plot summaries of classics including The Great Gatsby and Frankenstein.

    Complemented by stunning images and inspirational quotes, The Literature Book also delves into the famed fiction of acclaimed authors and provides literary criticism of their work.
  • HYKM
    Carol Vorderman
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Carol Vorderman can help your child understand music with this step-by-step visual guide...

    Focusing on music theory and fully up to date with the UK National Curriculum, the book helps to demystify the sometimes tricky subject of music and covers everything from semitones and note values to harmony and music appreciation.

    Using clear, accessible pictures and diagrams throughout, the Help Your Kids with Music will help children aged 6 and over approach even the most complex musical theory with utmost confidence. There's also a glossary with all those tricky terms and symbols to help with the learning.
  • LITV
    Alan Bennett
    (1)
    • £4.99
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    With a film adaptation starring Academy Award winner Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings proving a huge success, now is as good a time as any to reacquaint yourself with Alan Bennett's hilarious memoir The Lady in the Van.

    Instructed by the council that she must move on from the streets of Camden, an eccentric old lady, Miss Mary Shepherd, is invited to move her van into the garden of kind homeowner Alan Bennett - and there her and her van stay for the next 15 years.

    A fascinating story that was adapted into an award-winning stage show, The Lady in the Van is a funny, poignant and life-affirming book filled with beautiful illustrations from the talented David Gentleman, the new film's screenplay and stunning on-set photographs.
  • Anne Holt Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781782399599 - Anne Holt
    ANHT
    Anne Holt
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    A worldwide bestseller who will appeal to fans of Jo Nesbo, Stieg Larsson and Karin Fossum, these three books will introduce readers of Nordic crime to author Anne Holt and her best creation, Hanne Wilhelmsen.

    In Blind Goddess, a drug dealer has been murdered on the outskirts of Oslo. A Dutch student, covered in blood, is walking aimlessly through the city but refuses to speak, even when in custody. Five days later, a shady criminal lawyer is also found dead - and Hanne realises that he represented the drug dealer. But by investigating this, she's taking her life into her own hands.

    Blessed Are Those Who Thirst finds Hanne on the trail of a serial rapist, but will she find him before a father on a quest for vengeance does? Finally, Death of the Demon finds a manager of a children's home winding up dead and a 12-year-old tearaway on the run.

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Anne Holt's Hanne Wilhelmsen series.
  • DI Tom Tyler Mysteries Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781785651335 - Maureen Jennings
    MJTT
    Maureen Jennings
    (2)
    • £4.99
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    Maureen Jennings' engrossing '40s trilogy provides a portrait of a society under threat and has a lead character - Detective Inspector Tom Tyler - who will stop at nothing to discover the truth.

    The only DI in the quiet village of Whitchurch, Shropshire, Tyler must have all his wits about him when invasion looms not long after the retreat from Dunkirk in the opening novel, Season of Darkness. When a Land Girl is found dead on a country road with a German Luger and spray of white poppies by her side, Tyler forgets his personal worries and concentrates on solving the murder...

    Beware this Boy follows on from this and finds Tyler moving to Birmingham to assist an investigation into a fatal explosion in a munitions factory; and No Known Grave finds a double murder taking place in a hospital set up to help victims of war.

    Favourably compared to Foyle's War, these books are full of well-crafted characters, amazing period detail and captivating plots.