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    MEAN

    Tips for Meanies (Hardback)

    Jane Thynne

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    If you know someone who always likes to remain frugal (or penny-pinching!) with their money, then Tips for Meanies: Thrifty Wisdom for the Oldie will quickly become their favourite book - it's full of thrifty and irreverent tips for the household!

    Taking the advice from the bestselling magazine The Oldie, the book shows 'Meanies' how to keep their homes clean, green and very mean. Tips range from the unlikely miracles that toothpaste and vinegar can perform to cunning ways to curb household shopping and lower energy bills.

    There are also home remedy solutions and other austerity-busting tips that will delight anyone who tends to be a bit tight when it comes to money. Pocket-sized, this is the perfect stocking filler!
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    TCRF

    The Craft (Hardback)

    Louise Teasdale

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    Learn how to create some of the edgiest, most beautiful celebrity looks and discover hairstyles that you can do for yourself at home with the help of The Craft.

    Packed full of easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorials - from the easy to the more complex, subtle and tricky - and essential tips on make-up basics, the book is a fun and inspiring way to create stylish and fun looks for everyone.

    The perfect gift for the fashion-conscious or those looking at becoming a make-up artist, this essential guide from make-up expert Lou Teasdale (personal groomer to One Direction, no less...) is essential reading for those with a love (or obsession) with make-up and hair!
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    UNAT

    Ultimate Natural Beauty Bible (Hardback)

    Sarah Stacey

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    Many beauty consumers now opt for natural products and The Ultimate Natural Beauty Bible is the must-have guide to the best available cosmetics and treatments.

    Written by beauty experts Josephine Fairley and Sarah Stacey, the book brings together everything a woman needs to know about feeling great, looking gorgeous and being naturally fabulous.

    Many health and beauty products have been reliably tested by over 2,000 women and there are even recipes to create your own organic cosmetics, along with the benefits these will provide.
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    ABGTY

    The Chimp Paradox (Paperback)

    Dr Steve Peters

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    Prof. Steve Peters, consultant psychiatrist to Liverpool FC, Sky ProCycling, Ronnie O'Sullivan and the England football team describes how he helps his clients manage their minds and fulfil their potential in his bestselling book The Chimp Paradox: The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness.

    Dr. Peters knows how impulsive behaviour or nagging self-doubt can change people's lives in both a professional and personal capacity, and in this book he shares his mind-management programme that has helped everyone from the likes of Steven Gerrard to senior managers conquer their fears and grow in focus and confidence.

    Using real-life case studies and memorable analogies such as the 'chimp' - the seemingly irrational and impulsive being that inhabits our minds - to explain seemingly complex concepts, this book will help you understand your own behaviour and natural responses to people and situations, control your emotional impulses and help you live a happier life both at home and at work.
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    RUNN

    Running Made Easy (Paperback)

    Susie Whalley

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    A new edition of the 'runaway' bestseller, Running Made Easy is a friendly and inspiring fitness and nutrition advice guide, full of real-life running stories, that is a must-have book for aspiring runners and running enthusiasts.

    Taking things right back to basics with beginner running and fitness plans, fill-in charts and diary sections, the book even provides jargon-free advice and lessons on everything you need to learn to fall in love with running.

    Packed with step-by-step instructional photographs, warm-up and cool-down techniques, goal-setting advice, motivational stories and more, the book - whether your planning a marathon or a jog around the block - is sure to make you feel empowered, motivated and ready to succeed.
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    CBOX

    Cyclist's Britain in a Box (Other)

    Duncan Petersen

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    Whether you prefer a fun afternoon out on your bike or a more challenging expedition, Cyclist's Britain In A Box contains a fun, local cycle route for you.

    With each route presented on an individual card, complete with a description and illustration, this box is perfect for exploring Britain's loveliest towns and cities by bike.

    For those wishing to get back in the saddle for summer or to reawaken the spirit of holiday excitement, grab a card and head out on your adventure!
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    YTPH

    B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga (Hardback)

    B. K. S. Iyengar

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    Practising yoga every day for over 75 years, B.K.S. Iyengar lived to the ripe age of 95 years old, remaining a picture of health throughout. As a leading authority on hatha yoga and respected worldwide for his technical accuracy, B.K.S. Iyengar's Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health makes yoga accessible to everyone, providing proof of the benefits of holistic practices.

    Featuring full-colour step-by-step photographs demonstrating Iyengar Yoga poses - and including a chapter celebrating B.K.S. Iyengar's life and work - the book provides over 60 step-by-step sequences of asanas, pranayamas and chakras that are suitable for every age and ability.

    With a special 20-week yoga course for beginners to yoga sequences specifically designed to treat over 80 ailments, from asthma and arthritis to varicose veins, everyone can enjoy the benefits to your mind, body and spirit that are drawn from Iyengar Yoga. It's just like having a yoga class with your own personal yogi!
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    ATZD
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    Ponder no more about the intricacies of your imagination and become the master of your subconscious in slumber with the help of go-to dream dictionary The Complete A to Z of Dreams from dream psychologist Ian Wallace.

    Providing over 12,000 symbols and meanings behind the hidden messages of your dreams, explore a deeper understanding of what it is you want to achieve in life - and how to achieve it! The book, with its clear and descriptive text, allows readers to understand what it means to miss the imaginary bus, what having your teeth fall out in the dead of night really means and how you can use these dreams to your advantage in everyday life.

    Both accessible and eye-opening in equal measure, the book - written by a leading authority in dream psychology - will explain everything on how to interpret your dream meanings and how to use them to help you live a rich, fulfilled life. Dream of death and dreaming of snakes could take on a whole new meaning!
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    AEMTN

    Thinking, Fast and Slow (Paperback)

    Daniel Kahneman

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    Written by Nobel Prize in Economics winner and Princeton University Senior Scholar Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow is a bestselling book that provides a fascinating look at how our minds work and how we make decisions.

    Praised by the likes of Freakonomics co-author Steven D. Levitt and Black Swan author Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the book looks at the differences between fast, intuitive thinking and slow, rational thinking - the two ways in which we make choices.

    Revealing how our minds are tripped up by error and prejudice (even when we think we are being logical) and offering practical techniques for slower and smarter thinking, the book will help you make better decisions at work, at home and in everything you do.
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    ABOVR

    Mindfulness (Paperback)

    Mark Williams

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    A book and CD package, Mindfulness presents a set of simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break the cycle of unhappiness, stress, anxiety and mental exhaustion - from Oxford University psychologist Professor Mark Williams and the 2014 BMA Medical Book Award-winning Dr Danny Penman.

    Based on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), the book walks readers through a straightforward form of mindfulness meditation: a method clinically proven to be as effective as drugs for treating depression. And in the book, the methods are honed for those who are struggling to keep up with the constant demands of the frantic world we live in.

    Focusing on promoting joy and peace rather than simply banishing unhappiness, Mindfulness is precisely focused to help ordinary people to be happier and more confident while reducing anxiety, stress and irritability - and reveals the secrets of lifelong happiness.
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    ECRY

    Everyday Crystals for a Better Life (Paperback)

    Ken Taylor

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    The beauty and healing properties of crystals and other stones have long been recognised. In Everyday Crystals for a Better Life, Ken and Joules Taylor examine how the power of crystals can be channelled to enhance your living space, heal your body and realise your dreams. The book begins with a guide to choosing, collecting and looking after crystals, before focusing on how crystals can improve and enrich four key areas of your life. The first chapter, 'Crystals for the Home', examines how the practice of hanging crystals can bring harmony to your home and garden. Chapter two, 'Crystals for Health', shows you how to heal common ailments with the power of visualisation, gem essence therapy and meditation. The 'Star Crystals' chapter contains everything you need to know about birthstones and how to use them to attract love and success. The final chapter, 'Crystals for Personal Power', reveals how crystals can empower you and help you find happiness. Ideal for both beginners and devotees, this comprehensive guide will show you how to master the crystal energy at your fingertips and reach your true potential every day.
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    DIYW

    The DIY Wedding Manual (Paperback)

    Lisa Sodeau

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    Two of the most stressful and expensive things you can do in your lifetime are move home and get married. With many weddings today costing around the same as the deposit for a new home, Lisa Sodeau passes on her experience of cutting costs - but not quality - in The DIY Wedding Manual: How to create your perfect day without a celebrity budget.

    Why not make your special day even more special with a more personal touch to proceedings? Learn top tips on how to create your own wedding with money-saving, yet uncompromising ideas on stationery, venues, transport, flowers, photography, food, drink and more.

    With straightforward advice and input from other blushing brides, The DIY Wedding Manual puts you in complete control of your perfect day and your budget, enabling you to create your own fairy tale happy ending.
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    TENM

    10-Minute Make Up (Hardback)

    Boris Entrup

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    From Boris Entrup, the highly sought-after make-up artist working with prestige brands such as Gucci, Vivienne Westwood, Cosmopolitan, Elle and Vogue; and creating bespoke looks for the likes of Angelina Jolie and Naomi Campbell; 10 Minute Make Up provides you with the insider tips and techniques you need to create your perfect look in a matter of moments.

    Whether you are looking for a little inspiration for refining your look, want to improve your confidence or are looking to try a brand new you altogether, 10 Minute Make Up's clear step-by-step tutorials allow you to recreate gorgeous international catwalk looks for yourself. From flawless foundation to inspirational eye make-up ideas, Boris's beauty tips ensure that you make the most of your stunningly unique features.

    With ideas that can easily fit into every woman's busy day, give yourself a beautiful new look in just 10 minutes.
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    CMEB

    Colour Me Beautiful (Paperback)

    Veronique Henderson

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    Looking fantastic on the outside is the ideal way to improve your confidence and have you feeling fabulous on the inside. With Colour Me Beautiful, the ultimate guide to wearing the perfect clothes for your shape, size, colouring and personality is at your fingertips.

    As the recognised leader in personal and corporate image consulting, with over 1000 studios around the world and over 30 years of experience, the consultants at Colour Me Beautiful combine expert guidance and creative flair to provide everything you will need to create an immaculate wardrobe to compliment both your beautiful features and individuality.

    A must read for the fashion-conscious and those looking to looking to perfect their wardrobe for this season, Colour Me Beautiful provides all of the insight and guidance you will ever need to ensure that you never have any fashion disasters again.
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    TSFF

    SmokeFree Formula (Paperback)

    Robert West

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    One of the most popular New Year's Resolutions is to quit smoking and The SmokeFree Formula could have the answer if you have decided to stop for 2014. Featuring a revolutionary approach from Professor Robert West, the book contains advice that can apply to all smokers on all occasions. It takes a look at some of the quitting methods available and reveals which are the most effective, before combining these with a personalised formula that can work for all levels of smokers. Drawing on more than 30 years of research, Professor West not only tells you how to combat cravings and avoid putting on weight, he also provides advice on nicotine patches, e-cigarettes and whether it's better to cut down or go cold turkey.
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    HTTL
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    The teenage years can be very difficult for all the family as youngsters enter adulthood and begin to change in many ways. Part of this development involves drastic changes in personality that can make communicating with teenagers difficult.

    Luckily, the Mumsnet Parenting Book of the Year winners Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, have returned with How to Talk so teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk. An accessible guide on how to provide a respectful approach to parenting during the troublesome teenage years, the book covers topics ranging from curfews and cliques to sex and drugs and also offers innovative suggestions that will help build the foundation for lasting relationships.
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    MYBW

    Make Your Brain Work (Paperback)

    Amy Brann

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    Using the latest insights from neuroscience, Amy Brann's Make Your Brain Work will help you maximise your own efficiency, productivity and effectiveness. Showcasing a selection of accelerated learning techniques in an accessible manner, the book provides practical tips and action points in 15 critical areas that present challenges at work, including time management and meetings.
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    GFFS
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    As thoughts drift towards holidays and summer months, many people strive to achieve a body they can be proud of. This four-book collection, from the experts at DK, will show you how you can enjoy the convenience of working out at home with minimal equipment.

    All the books feature techniques from fitness training, Pilates, yoga and physical therapy and all of these are coded in levels of difficulty. The Stretching book will help you loosen up while Skinny Jeans will ensure you can wear your favourite trousers by the time the sun comes out. There are also books to help you achieve a Flat Tum and Toned Bum just in time for the summer season.

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    LLLY

    Live Longer, Live Younger (Paperback)

    Rajendra Sharma

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    If you are planning on going on a health kick in 2014, then Dr. Rajendra Sharma's Live Longer, Live Younger: The 10-Step Programme to Healthy Ageing could be the book for you. Revealing how you can slow down the ageing process and live a healthier later life by making simple and easy lifestyle changes, the book suggests regular exercise techniques and reveals which foods to avoid and which to eat more of to reduce the chance of developing arthritis and various forms of cancer. Proving that a healthy body is within reach of us all, this inspiring and practical book shows that ageing doesn't need to be a fearful process and that anyone can turn their life around, no matter what their current state of health.
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    GCCL

    100 Greatest Cycling Climbs (Hardback)

    Simon Warren

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    After the success of Team Sky and famous sportsmen like Sir Bradley Wiggins, Sir Chris Hoy and Mark Cavendish, cycling has never been more popular, especially on the roads. 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs: A Road Cyclist's Guide to Britain's Hills comes in a handy size and covers some of the greatest bike climbs in Britain, covering everything from lung-busting city-centre cobbles to windswept mountain passes, many of which contain up to ten energy-sapping hills. The book has a locator map, fact file and colour photograph for each hill too, so you will always be prepared for the challenge that awaits.
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    With her great media connections and expert knowledge, productivity guru and bestselling author Laura Vanderkam is well-equipped to share how you really can make the most of your time and reap success in every aspect of your life. Starting with a re-think of your morning routine, she tells you how you can jumpstart your day before it's even begun. Using mornings wisely can build happier, more productive days and this book shows you how. Then you can tackle how to balance work and play, how you spend your weekends, value the importance of Sunday evenings, and learn how to become even more productive in your office to achieve more than ever in less time. Filled with anecdotes and research, you can have a successful hour, every hour with this helpful guide.
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    ESKI

    How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm (Hardback)

    Mei-Ling Hopgood

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    Could you cope without a pushchair for your toddler? Or how about living without nappies for your eight-month-old baby? Written by Mei-Ling Hopgood, How Eskimos Keep their Babies Warm is full of parenting wisdom from around the world and explains the benefits - and drawbacks - of the traditional customs that go against the conventional Western approach to bringing up a child. Full of interesting and surprising insights, this is an engaging read that proves there is more than one way to raise a child and also takes a look at childhood issues such as bedtime, potty training and healthy eating.
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    POWF

    Natural Power Foods (Paperback)

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    Natural Power Foods is the perfect book to help boost your energy levels and lift your mood. Written by Nutritional Consultant Christine Bailey, the book explains the connections between what we eat and how we feel, and also provides over 80 recipes that will have long-lasting effects on your mind. Practical and illustrated, the book shows how diet and nutrition can overcome specific ailments including depression, stress, SAD, insomnia and PMS.
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    BIMD
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    With easy-to-understand explanations of over 5,500 medical terms, this fully updated reference dictionary is a useful addition to any family's bookshelf. Fully illustrated, the dictionary provides more than just basic definitions with information on how it affects the patient as well as advice on possible treatments also included.

    This resource dictionary will help you know when to seek medical treatment and also provide you with the correct details on a range of anatomical terms, disorders, tests and drugs.