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    BOYB

    Boost Your Brain (Paperback)

    Joel Levy


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    For those who find it hard to remember where they left their keys or just where they parked their car, Boost Your Brain is the ideal book to develop brain power and provide a complete mental workout. With over 300 brain-boosting puzzles, exercises, tips and teasers, this is a fun approach to improving memory and recall and developing cognitive skills and the fun memory games and mnemonics will also come in useful for everyday skills such as revision, maths, vocabulary and remembering those all-important appointment! Written by the experts at DK, this book offers enjoyable ways to develop your memory and keep your brain active.
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    ARAU

    Chambers Araucaria Crossword Collection x 3 PB (collection)

    John Graham


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    Araucaria was one of the best-loved crossword setters of all times. He delighted and confounded cryptic crossword fans for almost 50 years and built an almost cult-like following for his infuriatingly ingenious clues. Prepare to be challenged, infuriated, captivated and entertained by three books backed with Araucaria Crosswords! Compiled by Chambers, Volume 1 contains 60 jigsaw crosswords (a type of crossword where you first have to solve clues and then fit solutions into a grid without the help of numbers), Volume 2 focuses on cryptic crosswords as featured in early editions of the 1 Across magazine and Volume 3 features crosswords with a literary theme - perfect for any book lover!
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    HTKS

    How to Think Like Sherlock (Hardback)

    Daniel Smith


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    The world's most famous literary detective, Sherlock Holmes, had great powers of observation, memory, deduction and reasoning. This enlightening book, written by Daniel Smith, will show you how to pick up some of the tricks and techniques Sherlock used to such great effect when he solved all those mysteries. Wonderfully practical, the book offers advice on NLP, memory mapping, body language and speed reading alongside case studies, quotes and trivia from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's original novels and short stories. After reading through this, you will never look at a shirt cuff, trouser hem or scuff of dirt on a shoe in the same way again!
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    HIAY

    How Intelligent are You? (Paperback)

    Victor Serebriakoff


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    IQ tests, verbal reasoning and numerical tasks will help you not only understand yourself and the world around you more clearly, but will be sure to help you succeed when taking the kind of preliminary exams many job application processes now demand. Ever wondered how intelligent you are compared to friends or colleagues? Do you know if you're a numbers or words person? And how creative are you REALLY? All the answers and more can be found in the fascinating, How Intelligent Are You? which also features plenty of scientific tests for discovering personal aptitude for verbal and mathematical activities, emotional stability, assertiveness and intelligence.
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    PUZZ

    A Year Of Puzzles (Paperback)


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    A Year of Puzzles from the UK's leading puzzle book publisher will entertain everyone for hours 365 days a year! Containing a collection of different puzzles, all in full colour, including the most popular brain trainers and teasers, this brilliant book provides a daily workout for your mind time and time again. The pages also feature handy spaces for important notes and reminders, so you can use it as a daily diary too.
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    ORDS

    A Year Of Wordsearch (Paperback)


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    A superb collection of 365 word lists compiled by the UK's leading puzzle book publishers. Enjoy a puzzle-a-day, perfect for exercising an agile mind, with this bumper selection of entertaining wordsearches which also come with a helpful additional diary facility so you can note down those important dates and reminders too.
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    CODE

    A Year Of Codewords (Paperback)


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    A Year of Codewords provides challengers with a daily mental workout to see them through the whole year! Featuring a brilliantly entertaining collection of 365 popular Codeword puzzles, this book will be sure to provide hours of entertainment. With problem solvers included as well as the space for important dates and reminders you'd enjoy from a diary, this interactive Codeword activity book is bound to please.
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    TCCC

    Daily Telegraph Cryptic Crosswords Collection- 4 Books (collection)


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    Anyone who enjoys completing the Daily Telegraph Crosswords every day will be kept happily busy with this bumper four-book collection of Cryptic Crosswords. With lots of answers covering a wide range of topics, this is a brilliant gift for any cruciverbalist and contains some of the most stimulating and entertaining challenges from the famous newspaper. But be warned - you may not see a crossword fan for weeks after they receive the books... they will be far too busy completing each puzzle!
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    GFAF

    Games for All the Family (Hardback)

    Harry Hilton

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    With a delightful vintage-looking cover, this brilliant book offers the ideal escape from the fast-paced and hectic routine of modern life. Get the family together this Christmas, before and beyond, to enjoy the multitude of diverse games in this comprehensive and clearly explained compilation. From Noughts and Crosses to Sardines, dice and cards to Dominoes, this collection of traditional game ideas is perfect for dipping in and out of and for providing ideas for how you and your loved ones can spend quality time together.
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    TBQC

    Daily Telegraph Time Busting Quick Crosswords Set - 4 Books (collection)


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    This brand of puzzle books has sold over 1.5million copies and this bumper four-book collection of crosswords from the puzzling experts at the Daily Telegraph makes the perfect gift for anyone who loves putting their brainpower to the test! Britain's bestselling quality newspaper has come up with an array of tricky yet enjoyable crosswords that will provide hours of fast and frantic entertainment. Ideal for avid puzzlers but with plenty to appeal to novices too, we're sure that every spare moment you find will be taken up delving into these great value and comprehensive boredom busters, you just need to choose where to start!
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    SUDO

    A Year Of Sudoku (Paperback)


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    Brought to you by the UK's leading puzzle publisher, the 365 Sudoku challenges in this bumper book give your brain a workout for every day of the year! Sudoku enthusiasts as well as those new to the brain-bending activity will be thoroughly entertained by the puzzles in this book which not only come with solvers but also space to note those all important dates and reminders that you need in a diary.
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    MIND

    The Mastermind Quiz Book (Hardback)

    Richard Morgale

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    The ultimate test of knowledge, memory and nerve, the long-running BBC show Mastermind has been testing contestants' mettle in the famous black chair for over four decades now, and the Mastermind Quiz Book gives you the chance to see if you can rise to the challenge too! With over 3,500 tricky questions from the Mastermind archives, the diverse variety of topics cover everything from Classical Mythology to Medical Science and Johnny Cash. From fiendishly difficult general knowledge teasers to in-depth tests of specialist subjects, this book will challenge your mental strength. It also includes a foreword from current presenter John Humphrys.
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    TYIQ

    Test Your IQ (Paperback)

    Philip J. Carter


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    Test Your IQ is a book that contains 1000 IQ test questions written and compiled by the experts Ken Russell and Philip Carter. It comes complete with a guide to assessing individual performance and shows how working through the questions can help anyone improve their vocabulary and develop powers of calculation and logical reasoning. By studying the different types of test and recognising different types of question, you'll be able to improve your test score and increase your IQ rating. Not only is the book invaluable for those who have to take an IQ test, it's also great fun and provides hours of entertainment for those who like to stretch their minds.

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    ITCU

    It'll Come in Useful One Day (Hardback)

    Roger Bryan


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    It'll Come In Useful One Day is a charming little book perfect for dipping in and out of. The book features intriguing tips and interesting ways to jog your memory with its personal and quirky collection of memorable mnemonics, acronyms, acrostics, verses and old wives' tales. Designed to help you retain, retrieve and recall helpful bits of information at a moment's notice, this is an appealing addition to any home bookshelf and a brilliantly entertaining gift. It'll Come In Useful One Day is sure to engross readers for hours as they pick up its snippets of wisdom.
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    HTBG

    How To Be A Genius (Hardback)

    Robert Allen


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    Brain training for the idle minded, How to be a Genius will show you how you can make your brain work smarter, faster and longer with some dedicated effort. A book that will help you accomplish more, it features expert advice, brainteasers, puzzles, problem-solving tips and memory development skills, as well as many other effective mind-expanding techniques. With over 50 memory tricks that cover everything from revision skills to boosting creativity, this is a great quirky reference book that will help you on your way to genius status in no time!
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    BALL

    Ball of Confusion (Hardback)

    Johnny Ball


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    Johnny Ball's Ball of Confusion sees the beloved TV boffin and mathematician test you with a plethora of puzzles and brain-bending maths challenges. Containing both puzzles that have perplexed listeners to his daughter Zoe Ball's Radio 2 show and exciting new conundrums, some of the problems can be solved in the twinkling of an eye while others will keep you occupied for hours on end. A familiar face since bursting onto the scene as a comedian in the 60s, this is a quirky book that we think really adds up.

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    IMYM

    Improve Your Memory - Brain Games (Paperback)


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    Brain Games - Improve your Memory is the perfect book to help you rejuvenate your mind and boost your memory. The puzzles included in the book are a great choice for those who want a mental workout that's both fun and challenging at the same time. Research shows that working puzzles is a perfect way to keep your mind young, flexible and fit and this book offers four difficulty levels of challenges that will help to strengthen your brain and sharpen your mind every day.

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