Bestselling Non-Fiction Books

  • Tom Kerridge's Fresh Start - Hardback - 9781472962805 - Tom Kerridge
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    Tom Kerridge's latest cookbook is packed with healthy home-cooked dishes.

    This brand new cookbook will encourage you to cook from scratch and includes home-made (and healthier!) takes on the most popular fast food meals and processed dishes.

    Tom guarantees they will taste better than the originals and many of them take very little time to rustle up. There are also batch cooking ideas for midweek meals and recipes for weekend feasts.
  • VLIF
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    The latest Lean in 15 book is packed with flavourful vegetarian dishes!

    The Body Coach Joe Wicks' vegetarian take on The Shift Plan (the bestselling diet book of all time) contains over 100 veggie dishes, many of which are vegan, ranging from smoky sweet potato chilli to 'creamy' butternut pasta.

    Suitable for anyone thinking of taking up a vegetarian diet or cutting down on meat in 2019, this book also contains make-ahead ideas for easy midweek meals. Joe even throws in three exclusive Body Coach HIIT workouts and a bonus abs workout for good measure!
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    Looking to lose weight in 2018? Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge can help. This cookbook ties in with his latest BBC series and contains 100 recipes that are low in calories but big on flavour.

    Having lost over 11 stone in the last four years, there is no-one more qualified to motivate you to start eating good food as you look to shift the pounds. Better still, Tom's dishes are served in portion sizes that would satisfy even the hungriest person.

    You'll never feel like you're missing out, especially with the likes of warm halloumi salad, sweet potato and black bean burritos and baked doughnuts with sweet five-spice dust on offer!
  • There's a Vegan in the House - Hardback - 9780241362846 - DK
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    Thinking of going vegan in 2019? Or just cutting down on meat and enjoying a flexitarian diet?

    This cookbook is packed with over 100 vegan dishes that will keep the whole family happy - and you won't have to make a different meal for everyone.

    The delicious dishes make use of meat- and dairy-free alternatives including grains and pulses and can be used for everything from packed lunches to the main meal of the day. Each recipe also has a 'Good Stuff' box that lets you know its nutritional value.
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    Who better to offer advice on running your life than the Olympic champion, Dame Kelly Holmes?

    This motivational book is all about achieving emotional and physical well-being and is perfect for anyone who is looking to start exercising in a more mindful way. Kelly looks back over key moments in her personal life and career and explains how these have affected her mental health in so many different ways.

    Kelly also reveals how you you can keep your body strong with monthly movement plans; reach a happier state of mind with simple mindfulness exercises; and provides a selection of nourishing and healthy recipes.
  • HTKL
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    This essential book will help you make sure your family life is less stressful and more rewarding by showing you how to:
    Break a pattern of arguments
    Cope with negative feelings
    Resolve conflicts peacefully

    Written by the experts Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk is packed with advice on the best way of getting children to cooperate - without resorting to arguing or telling them off.

    This book is full of alternative communication techniques that should save so much stress. It goes through them step by step and will help you learn how to break a pattern of arguments, cope with different feelings and express anger without being hurtful.

    It also uses real-life situations to show how you can respect and respond to children's feelings in a satisfying way for everyone involved.
  • CBSS
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    A brand new edition, complete with a foreword by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, of John Seymour's classic Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency.

    This practical book offers step-by-step instructions for everything from growing your own fruit and vegetables and baking bread to chopping trees and harnessing solar power. It has advice on living off the land and how investing time, labour and love into the things we need can be so rewarding.

    Fully illustrated, this book will delight anyone who wants to escape the madness of modern life and eat ethically grown food, develop their skills and create amazing things.
  • Up - Ben Fogle - Hardback - 9780008319182 - Ben Fogle
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    Following the devastating stillborn birth of their son Willem, seasoned adventurer Ben Fogle and his wife Marina made a promise to embrace every day and be more positive. This led to Ben's dream of conquering Mount Everest.

    In April 2018, Ben set off along with Olympic Gold-winning cyclist Victoria Pendleton and mountaineer Kenton Cool to climb to the top while raising funds for the British Red Cross and highlighting the environmental challenges mountains face.

    The trio walked the fine line between life and death 8,000 metres above sea level and Ben quickly realised how enlightening this seven-week journey was going to be.

    This memoir is told with humour and warmth and covers both Ben and Marina's - who was holding the family together at home - experiences during his expedition.
  • DYNS
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    Tying in with the latest nature documentary from the BBC (narrated by David Attenborough, no less), Dynasties is a beautiful and immersive coffee table book that offers a detailed overview of the rise and fall of animal families.

    This keepsake hardback is packed with evocative photographs that help you get closer to the natural world - from penguins huddling together to keep warm to lions hunting as a pride. Stephen Moss' informative text also offers an astonishing account of these creatures' social lives.

    Chapters focus on the marsh lions of the Masai Mara, African hunting dogs, tigers and their newborn cubs, chimpanzee troops and penguin colonies. This book reveals how animals grow up and play together and how this evolves into rivalries and challenges for control.
  • FGBW
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    52 Great British Weekends celebrates the diverse range of events, attractions and activities that are on offer throughout England, Wales and Scotland.

    From walks in the woods to ice skating and skiing, there's something for every season. This book also showcases historic sites, man-made attractions and natural beauty spots.

    This book also contains a calendar of Britain's seasonal highlights and offers recommendations of places to stay and eat.
  • TINT
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    Learn how to cook delicious and unpretentious food in a tin with this handy cookbook.

    It proves that tins can be used for so much more than baking and Sunday roasts. Use a chocolate brownie tin to make sweetly spiced roast chicken with chorizo or a simple loaf tin to make berry ripple ice cream. Other treats include a square tin chicken, bacon and spinach lasagne and sushi cupcakes made in a muffin tin.

    By cooking using tins, you can make more space in your home and save on the washing up. The delicious treats also include risottos, gratin and almond and blueberry bars.
  • A Year of Living Mindfully - Paperback - 9781782496847 - Anna Black
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    Live in a more mindful way throughout 2019 by following the tips and advice in Anna Black's write-in book.

    It's packed with ideas for weekly meditations, activities and practices and has workbook pages to fill in to help you on your way to a more content and fulfilled life.

    There is an emphasis on progressing at your own pace and building up emotional resilience in a similar way to how we improve our physical fitness. This interactive book also has tips on handling difficult emotions and responding to experiences in ways that make you feel more comfortable.
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    Jamie & Jimmy's Friday Night Feast finds Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty inviting stars and the public to join them at their famous cafe by Southend pier and learn how to make some indulgent and amazing dishes.

    This book finds the duo sharing some of the best recipes from the series including party-time Mexican tacos with zingy salsa, sticky BBQ British ribs and a veggie aubergine lasagne.

    This cookbook includes photography of the pier and cafe and celebrates the joys of sharing good food. These show-stopping dishes are perfect for the weekend and special occasions.
  • GINO
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    Book People favourite Gino D'Acampo returns with a cookbook inspired by the picturesque Adriatic coast. The meals on offer in here are just as tempting as the area's jaw-dropping views.

    Focusing on the finest cuisine, Gino shows you how to recreate these flavour-filled dishes in the comfort of your own home and the recipes range from seafood and pasta (of course) to meat dishes and mouth-watering vegetarian options.

    A companion to Gino's TV series, this book helps make Italian cooking simple and is packed with exquisite photography of the meals and views from the destination.
  • BRWR
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    Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable is an incredible 1,600-page tome that has been used for reference by authors ranging from Terry Pratchett to J.K. Rowling in its 148-year history. This latest edition is edited by Countdown's Susie Dent and features a brand new Collection of Curious Words.

    The huge hardback contains a catalogue of absurdities that have acquired near-mythical status and covers everything from customs to the world of newspapers and political alliances of yesteryear. The eccentric nuggets range from the Keystone Cops to the KGB!

    This coffee table book really is unlike any other reference book and invites you to take the scenic route to knowledge.
  • BSYYW
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    This powerful memoir by the former First Lady of the United States sees Michelle Obama reflect on her experiences in life and how they shaped her world.

    From her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to meeting her future husband Barack Obama while working as an attorney, Michelle revisits intimate moments and uses her lively wit to describe her triumphs and disappointments throughout life.

    She also offers an insight into her role in the White House and what it means to her to be an advocate for women all around the world. Her warm, wise and revelatory words are able to resonate with readers as they enjoy her inspiring story.
  • LOUI
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    Louise Parker is a personal trainer to A-list stars and royalty. This book finds her sharing a six-week plan that can completely transform your body.

    Encouraging you to eat beautifully, live well, think successfully and work out intelligently, this is a week-by-week plan that will help you experience a complete reset of your mind and body.

    Following the plan will give you the chance to pick up habits that will ensure long-term success.
  • HSPI
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    This Haynes Manual will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about the Royal Air Force's Supermarine Spitfire.

    The informative book reveals what it takes to own, restore and operate a Spitfire, while also giving a fascinating glimpse into the engineering and construction work behind such an incredible aircraft.

    Celebrate the centenary of the RAF with this detailed book. Its information is based around the Spitfire MK IX at RAF Coningsby.
  • WLDR
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    Emma Mitchell has suffered with depression for 25 years. When she moved to the edge of the Cambridgeshire Fens in 2003 and started rambling, she realised that walking in the countryside would lift her mood just as much as medicine or therapy.

    Photographing, collecting and drawing as she walked, this is a hand-illustrated diary of the paths and trails around Emma's cottage. She shares her nature finds and tracks the lives of local flora and fauna over the course of 12 months and candidly talks about how this has an impact on her mental health. She also discusses the awe-inspiring animals she's encountered on her rambles.

    Written with frankness and honesty - and filled with beautiful drawings, paintings and photography - this is a truly unique journal for anyone who has ever felt drawn to nature and considered its influence over us.
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    This evocative book is written by one of television's best-loved archaeologists and presenters, Neil Oliver. Neil beautifully writes a personal account of what makes the British Isles so special and why he believes it is the best place in the world.

    Told through the places that have witnessed the unfolding of British history, this book begins with the footprints of humankind's earliest ancestors and continues through to the development of religion, the transition of the industrial revolution and the outbreak of two World Wars.

    Stunningly written, Neil's book features majestic recounts of history, spanning from windswept headlands and battlefields to ancient trees and magnificent cathedrals.
  • ARLW
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    Learn all about the stories behind 80 of the world's favourite artists and their masterpieces with this incredibly lavish gift book. It talks about artists ranging from Vincent van Gogh and Rembrandt to Andy Warhol and Anish Kapoor and examines their works, influences, developments, friendships, loves and rivalries.

    From Holbein's matchmaking portraits for Henry VIII to Caravaggio's thuggish reactions to a badly cooked artichoke and the romantic affairs of Picasso, this book contains so many lavishly illustrated biographies of incredible artists and looks at the unique techniques, artworks and personalities that made them so legendary.

    An amazing book for art lovers of all ages, this book provides a fascinating overview of so many influential artists in a handy timeline.
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    Peter Ackroyd continues his History of England series with Dominion. This impressive hardback tome will delight any armchair historian.

    This book takes us from post-Battle of Waterloo Britain in 1815 though to the last years of the Regency and death of Queen Victoria in 1901. Ackroyd casts his eye over William IV's reign that saw the modernisation of the political system and the abolition of slavery, the accession of Queen Victoria and technological progress including the invention of steam railways and the first telegram.

    This richly detailed book also looks at industrialisation and the sheer amount of great literature that was written during this era (Byron, Shelley, Wordsworth and, of course, Dickens). It celebrates a time when Britannia really did seem to rule the waves.