Bestsellers

Adult Bestsellers

  • JMQE
    Jamie Oliver
    • £11.99
    • RRP £26.00
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    Jamie Oliver is back with even more mouth-watering recipes in Quick & Easy 5-Ingredient Food - a book that proves cooking does not have to be complicated. In fact, it's his easiest cookbook yet!

    All 130 recipes in the cookbook use just five key ingredients and can be rustled up in next to no time at all (none take over 30 minutes to prepare). They're all also very kind on your weekly budget. There are chapters based around chicken, beef, pork, lamb, fish, eggs, veg, salads, pasta, ride, noodles and sweet things.

    Each recipe includes a visual ingredient guide, a serving size, timings, easy-to-follow instructions and essential nutritional information.
  • STCO
    Alison Maloney
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Put on your dancing shoes - The Strictly Come Dancing 2018 annual is here!

    This official companion gives you the lowdown on all of the celebs and dancers competing in this year's competition including Brian Conley, Debbie McGee, Mollie King, Simon Rimmer and Gemma Atkinson.

    It's also full of exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes gossip from the popular show, telling you everything you need to know about the divas, drama and dancers.
  • Man Booker Prize 2017 Shortlist - 6 Books - Collection - 9990000033195
    BPSV
    • £38.00
    • RRP £98.95
    • Save £60.95
    • Just £6.33 per book
    Once again, we've brought together all six books (in keepsake hardback) that make up the Man Booker Prize Shortlist - including George Saunders' winner, Lincoln in the Bardo. Do you agree with the judges' decision of awarding this prestigious award to a supernatural thriller that features Abraham Lincoln's son?

    Celebrating the best contemporary fiction of the past 12 months, this year's shortlist has something for everyone and with our brilliant value collection, you're bound to find something to love. This year's list has everything from thought-provoking novels from acclaimed authors including Paul Auster and Ali Smith to a simply stunning debut from Fiona Mozlet.

    Among these brilliant books are an atmospheric debut about violence in contemporary society; an intelligent read about relationships, time and ageing; a love story about two people bonding in a world that is falling apart; Paul Auster's account of four parallel lives; and a novel that asks 'how far would you go to belong?'
  • The Vision Book of Football Records 2018 - Hardback - 9781909534780
    TVFR
    • £4.50
    • RRP £16.99
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    Every year, The Vision Book of Football Records showcases the best facts, stats and feats from 'the Beautiful Game' and delights footy fans of all ages!

    The ninth edition of this bright and appealing annual includes an entry on every English league team and all the Scottish SPL clubs plus major European and world clubs including Barcelona, Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Paris Saint Germain.

    This football-crazy book also showcases a squad of current and former football legends and a wealth of fun and quirky entries that celebrate the more bizarre footy facts and records e.g. a match that was delayed by the crazy antics of an Eagle Owl and the match where all 22 players were sent off!
  • Fever-Tree: The Art of Mixing - Hardback - 9781784721893 - Fever Tree
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    Fever Tree
    • £5.00
    • RRP £15.00
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    Rather than focusing on the spirits, this hardback book celebrates the key mixers including tonic, lemonade, ginger ale, ginger beer and cola that make cocktails so delicious.

    There are over 125 classic and contemporary recipes to try and they all make the most of the botanical partnership. This book also explores the origins of key ingredients, including quinine, lemons and elderflower and they impact they all have on taste.

    This is the perfect guide if you want to know the full details on what we drink. You can then use this knowledge to make masterful cocktails! The cocktails come from premium drink mixers Fever-Tree, and are made and mixed by bartenders all over the world.
  • RBIT 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.99
    • RRP £20.00
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    Prepare to be amazed, astounded and ever so slightly disgusted by the weird and wonderful facts that feature in the all-new Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2018.

    An annual favourite and brilliant Christmas gift (but definitely not one for the squeamish), Ripley's looks at some strange but true occurrences from all around the globe.

    With a 3D cover and full-colour images throughout, this book has facts that will make you and your children's jaws drop and eyes pop out! It's perfect for fact fans and anyone who loves the Guinness World Records books.
  • GTNS
    Storm Dunlop
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    If you're fascinated by the night sky but have never had the chance to get into stargazing, make sure 2018 is finally the year you reach for the stars...

    From the experts at Collins, this bestselling and very practical handbook explains which planets, stars and constellations will be visible from the northern hemisphere from January to December, 2018.

    It also provides advice on where to start looking and contains easy-to-use star maps for every month with descriptions of what you will see. It even includes monthly updates on the positions of the moon.

    Handy for both new and seasoned stargazers, this book has been written for use in Britain and Ireland but can be used anywhere in the world between 40 DegreesN and 60 DegreesN (most of Europe, southern Canada and the northern United States).
  • Down to Earth - Hardback - 9780241318270 - Monty Don
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    Monty Don
    • £6.00
    • RRP £17.99
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    Learn all about gardening from the best in the business with this hands-on guide from Monty Don. He provides intimate tips that will help you make the most of your garden all year round.

    Monty believes that growing fruit, veg and herbs is an enriching experience and in this book he not only offers tips and advice but also unveils pearls of wisdom about gardens and musings on subjects including nature, seasons, colour, design, pests, flowering shrubs and containers.

    Looking at the best things to do on a month-by-month basis, this book even contains photographs of Monty's own garden.
  • FOCP
    Bruno Vincent
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious parody series that finds George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog facing a host of new challenges that will resonate with adults. In this book, they enjoy one of the most exciting, eventful and potentially embarrassing events of the year - the office Christmas party!

    The gang are planning on putting on the best Christmas party ever, matching all the beloved traditions with new favourites but then, things start to go partridge in a pear tree-shaped... This festive edition of the comical capers makes a great Christmas present for any fan.
  • FEBI
    Bruno Vincent
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious parody series that finds George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog facing a host of new challenges that will resonate with adults. In this book, they head over to visit their evil genius cousin, Rupert, who owns an island off the Jurassic Coast that - following Brexit - has been declared independent from Britain...

    The 15th century Dorset castle is a popular tourist attraction but a computer hack has put the ancient fortifications into lockdown and now the Five are in great danger. Will they be able to get off this divisive island and make their way back to the safety of mainland Europe?
  • FOPL
    Bruno Vincent
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious parody series that finds George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog facing a host of new challenges that will resonate with adults. In this book, they embark on one of life's most stressful challenges - getting themselves on the property ladder!

    Although the gang are struggling, luckily for them Cousin Rupert is on hand to help. But first, he insists they go on some very exciting adventures. Who knew buying a home would be so difficult, stressful and challenging?
  • LTPG
    Philippa Gregory
    • £5.99
    • RRP £18.99
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    Philippa Gregory, author of the Cousins' War series, is often regarded as the queen of historical fiction and this meticulously researched novel focuses on the legacy left by Lady Jane Grey, a woman who was Queen of England for nine days.

    Using her position as cousin to the deceased king, her father and his conspirators put her on the throne ahead of the king's half-sister Mary, who quickly mustered an army, claimed her crown and locked Jane in the Tower. When Jane refused to betray her Protestant faith, Mary sent her to the executioner's block... It's here where Jane turned her father's greedy grab for power into a tale of brave and tragic martyrdom.

    Jane leaves all kinds of letters to her younger sister, Katherine, and they're all intended to help her enjoy her beauty, youth and to find love. Katherine's lineage makes her a threat to the insecure and infertile Queen Mary and when news of a secret marriage is revealed by her pregnancy, she is also sent to the tower. She, too, leaves the youngest Grey sister, Mary, a letter with advice.

    Mary is a beautiful dwarf who has been disregarded by the court and she finds it easy to keep secrets. After watching her sisters defy the Queen, Mary knows she is a possible heir to the throne, but she's determined to stay in charge of her own destiny.
  • RCMV
    • £9.99
    • RRP £26.00
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    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall always comes up with delicious veg-based dishes and his latest cookbook - Much More Veg (the follow-up to River Cottage Veg Every Day) - is packed with even more recipes that are not only incredibly tasty but also good for you.

    Putting cheese, butter, cream eggs, refined flour and sugar to one side, Hugh explains how plant-based food including veg, fruit, wholegrains, nuts, seeds, spices and cold-pressed oils can be the basis of some incredible meals.

    All the recipes are easy, foolproof and versatlie and require only 20 minutes' (or less) preparation. Among the recipes are blackened cauliflower with pecans and tahini, spiced beetroot, radicchio and orange traybake and seared summer cabbage with rosemary, chilli and capers.
  • QIBO
    James Harkin
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Iceland has more volcanoes than footballers
    Cholesterol is good for you
    Camels gave humans the common cold
    These three facts are joined by 1,420 more in the latest book inspired by the popular BBC show, QI.

    Presented in a gift hardback style, the nuggets of information from the QI Elves are sure to make your jaw drop and are great for sharing with all your friends and inspiring conversations.

    One of our favourites is the fact that John Bercow MP, speaker of the Commons, has a cat called Order.
  • Nadiya's Bake Me a Festive Story - Hardback - 9781444939613 - Nadiya Hussain
    BMAS 5 years +
    Nadiya Hussain
    5 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £14.99
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    Nadiya Hussain is one of the nation's favourite bakers following her winning appearance on the Great British Bake Off and tremendously popular British Food Adventures series. She's also proven to be a successful children's author, with Bake Me a Story being a bestseller and huge favourite with Book People customers.

    This time around, Nadiya tells festive stories and presents recipes that complement them. Designed to bring families into the kitchen at the most wonderful time of the year, among the easy-to-bake recipes are cheesy-feet biscuits that go with the story of some odd socks and where they go at Christmas time; pastry to go with the Elves and the Chouxmaker; and a nut roast to go with 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.

    All the stories have gorgeous illustrations by Clair Rossiter and celebrate the joy of sharing.
  • Gino's Italian Coastal Escape - Hardback - 9781473661516 - Gino D'Acampo
    GICE
    Gino D'Acampo
    • £6.00
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    Gino D'Acampo's latest TV series finds the popular chef heading to the Italian coast to sample some of the incredible meals that hail from this beautiful area. This tie-in cookbook shows you how to recreate the delicious flavours of this area in your own home.

    Gino has visited the Aeolian Islands, Calabria, Campania, Capri, Lazio, Tuscany and Elba on his latest jaunt and this book showcases recipes from each one.

    Gino provides step-by-step instructions for making them all and among those you can make are antipasti and soups, pasta, gnocchi and risotto and, of course, pizza and breads.
  • Agatha Raisin and The Witches' Tree - Hardback - 9781472117229 - M.C. Beaton
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    M.C. Beaton
    (1)
    • £4.00
    • RRP £16.99
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    Agatha Raisin and the Witches' Tree is the latest novel in Book People favourite M.C. Beaton's long-running series of cosy crime stories. This time around, there's toil and trouble in store for Agatha.

    Rory and Molly Harris, the new vicar and his wife of Sumpton Harcourt, come to a screeching halt on their journey home from a dinner party. Right in front of them is a body hanging from a tree. It belongs to the elderly spinster Margaret Darby, and it becomes clear this isn't a suicide... It's a case of murder - and there's only one sleuth to call!

    Agatha rises to the occasion and is glad to be back in the groove but then two more murders follow and Agatha begins to fear for both her reputation and her life. The fact the village has its own coven of witches does not help matters...
  • Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2017 - Hardback - 9781472935199 - Lawrence Booth
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    Lawrence Booth
    • £8.00
    • RRP £50.00
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    With its iconic yellow jacket, the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack has been published every year since 1864. This is the 154th edition of the hugely popular sporting miscellany. It's a must-have for any cricket fan.

    A huge favourite with Book People customers and cricket fans all over the world, this book contains coverage of every first-class game in every cricket nation. It also has reports and scorecards for all Tests and ODIs - including the eagerly awaited Editor's Notes and examples of the best sports writing of the year.

    This is a comprehensive record of 2017's cricketing highs and lows.
  • PFAS
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Answering the big questions of the day that we all ponder like 'Why can't a fly get out of the toilet?', 'Is running faster than walking?' and 'If you froze your hand in liquid nitrogen and hit it with a hammer, would it shatter?' Joel Levy's 101 Dilemmas for the Armchair Scientist provides an endlessly interesting foray into the world of science.

    Joel provides answers to 101 of the most perplexing problems that even the most clever scientists can't work out. Covering everyday life, the human body, the natural world and outer space, this book provides scientific reasons behind why these unlikely happenings are possible.
  • The Lewis Trilogy - 3 Books - Collection - 9781786488930 - Peter May
    LEWS
    Peter May
    • £5.00
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £18.97
    • Just £1.67 per book
    This gripping collection of ingenious crime fiction brings together all three novels in Peter May's internationally acclaimed and million-selling Lewis trilogy.

    The series starts with The Blackhouse, a book that finds a brutal killing taking place on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland. It's a beautiful place but it's laced with danger and darkness. Born in the area, Detective Fin Macleod has been sent from Edinburgh to investigate a murder and he quickly realises that something terrible is lurking within the close-knit island community...

    The Lewis Man finds Macleod dealing with the case of an unidentified corpse that has a DNA sibling match to a local farmer who suffers from dementia; and The Chessmen finds a spate of illegal game-hunting activities taking place on the island.

    Violent, brutal and compelling, this is a series for anyone who enjoys reading the likes of Tess Gerritsen and Elly Griffiths.

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Peter May's Lewis Trilogy.

    Format: Paperback
  • The Good Pub Guide - Paperback - 9781785036194 - Fiona Stapley
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    Fiona Stapley
    • £5.00
    • RRP £15.99
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    The 36th edition of The Good Pub Guide is better than ever before. It provides a comprehensive, county-by-county rundown of the best pubs in the country.

    From traditional pubs in the country to town centre inns and riverside retreats, this is an essential reference for anyone who loves to sample the local ales and delights of our country. It also highlights the best gastro pubs and those that specialise in malt whisky and craft beer.

    Author Fiona Stapley recommends the best pubs for beer, food and accommodation in each county and unveils the prestigious winners of both the Pub of the Year and Landlord of the Year awards
  • Particle Physics: Brick By Brick - Paperback - 9781844039340 - Dr. Ben Still
    PPHY
    Dr. Ben Still
    • £4.00
    • RRP £14.99
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    Learn all about the universe with LEGO! This book introduces the world of quantum physics and will tell you everything you need to know about the Big Bang, atoms and sub-atomic particles with LEGO-themed illustrations.

    It explains the forces that play upon articles and how they work to put our universe together. Each LEGO block represents a different atomic or sub-atomic particle and their sizes and colours explain how they relate with one another.

    With chapters presented in digestible chunks and explanations of how ideas and experiments have led to the world's greatest discoveries, this is perfect inspiration for master builders who fancy turning their hand (quite literally) to high-level science.
  • HRWR
    James Cooper
    • £4.99
    • RRP £22.99
    • Save £18.00


    This is just what every proud geek wants - a Haynes manual that takes you through the step-by-step process of building a machine that could take on all rivals in the hit TV series Robot Wars!

    Now presented by Dara O'Briaian and Angela Scanlon, the show is more popular than ever and this manual provides a unique behind-the-scenes look at the show, the arena and house and competitors' robots.

    It contains instructions for building three project robots - from a simple, 'self-navigating' model to an epic challenger.
  • How to be Champion - Hardback - 9781409174301 - Sarah Millican
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    Sarah Millican
    • £7.00
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    Sarah Millican is one of Britain's favourite comedians and in her autobiography she recalls some of the daftest and funniest experiences of her life.

    From being contacted by an old school bully to living in your childhood bedroom in your 30s and being unceremoniously dumped in a Frankie & Benny's, this is an honest and hilarious book full of confessions about life and all its embarrassments.

    She also talks about how she was good at school but not so adept at making friends; the way she changed her life for the better after her divorce; and the excitement (!) of IBS .