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The second delectable baking book from cupcake king Tarek Malouf, The Hummingbird Bakery – Cake Days brings together all of his latest mouth-watering recipes. Beautifully designed and packed with lavish photographs, this hardback is pretty in pink and almost looks good enough to eat! Highly recommended following the astonishing success of the previous cookbook from The Hummingbird Bakery, this well-explained guide brings gorgeous treats to your fingertips, such as various cupcakes, loaves, layer cakes, whoopee pies, fruit pies and cookies. With some exciting and novel new cupcake combinations, this is one baking book that is not to be missed!
Three brilliant graphic guides that explore and explain some of today's most fascinating ideas of science and their proponents. One of the books will help you learn all about Stephen Hawking and some of his breathtaking discoveries, while another will take you on a step-by-step tour through Quantum Theory and meet the key figures in one of the most challenging but enthralling areas of modern science. The third book in the set takes you on a visually accessible course through Einstein's astounding vision of gravity though to today's most advanced scientific ideas. Three paperbacks that offer accessible introductions to complex subjects.
Please be aware this title features images that some people may find disturbing.
Written by Claudia Gold, The King's Mistress: Scandal, Intrigue and the True Story of the Woman Who Stole George I's Heart tells the tale of Ehrengard Melusine von der Schulenburg, a woman who was the mistress and probable secret wife of King George I. Seemingly grasping, unattractive and dim-witted, she managed to tempt George away from his beautiful wide and bind him to her for almost 40 years, becoming one of the most powerful women in Europe. This thoroughly readable account brings her tale vividly to life in an extremely compelling way.
Cooking Through the Year (Hardback)
Few people know the trails, byways and footpaths of Britain as well as Christopher Somerville, and in this lavishly illustrated book he introduces some of his favourite walks through our diverse landscape. Personal observations enliven every walk, and you can follow each route with the aid of the stunning photos and maps. Somerville's Travels is a great and useful book for anyone who enjoys walking in the great outdoors.
A footballing genius, Wayne Rooney: My Decade in the Premier League is the Manchester United striker's incredible story, told in his own words. In the book, he looks back over the last ten years he has spent playing at the highest level in English football - from making his debut as a 16-year-old for Everton through to his move to Old Trafford and the emotional highs and lows that have followed since. Rooney gives a real insight into what it must feel like to be one of the most famous footballers on the planet as he lifts the lid on each of his Premier League seasons. The book also features a foreword from Sir Alex Ferguson.
Irreverent Top Gear presenter James May is back with another book, although this time it’s more than just a book, it’s a ‘man manual’! As the title suggests, How to Land an A330 Airbus is a quirky look at the skills men are expected to know in times of crisis or when there are ladies to impress! The perfect gift for lads, dads and even floppy-haired middle-aged men like May himself, this is a witty, funny and satirical look at the role of the modern day male.
Hard working and good-hearted despite facing tragedy, the O'Neils cling together and help each other, and a whole community. Meanwhile, Rosh Allen mourns the loss of the love of her life Phil and the apparently greedy and selfish Tess Compton is on the verge of separation from her husband. Behind the three families, two men are at work. One will do serious damage, while the other will reunite a clan that came ashore from the ships of the Spanish Armada. Lights of Liverpool is a stunning novel from Ruth Hamilton, the author of The Judge's Daughter and Mersey View.
The story of a fearsome monarch?s first 35 years, Young Henry is a factual and fascinating account of the rise of Henry VIII to power. Revealing how the infamous former King of England lived in the shadow of his elder brother Arthur and his autocratic father, Robert Hutchinson?s brilliantly-researched hardback documents the trials and tribulations experienced by a man best known for his fearsome reputation and many wives. Compelling in its vision of Henry as a magnificent but troubled young man, this is a historical account that fans of Tudor times are sure to enjoy.
From the processional routes of ancient Britain to Victorian promenades along the sea-front, Britain's Pathways are inextricably woven into our landscape and history. In this magical hardback, David Stewart and Nicholas Rudd-Jones set out to explore some of the most evocative and beautiful tracks and ways that criss-cross the nation, explaining how they came about and what they tell us about the people who made them. As they do so, they give both the keen and the casual walker a very real sense of what it is like to walk in our ancestors' footsteps.