Non-Fiction

Bestselling Non-Fiction Books

  • MBEV
    Mary Berry
    (2)
    • £10.99
    • RRP £26.00
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    Mary Berry is the nation's favourite baker and in this official tie-in to her brand new BBC series, she shows you how to prepare some truly phenomenal recipes.

    There are 120 recipes to try out and they're all presented with Mary's trademark no-fuss guidance and instructions. Anyone who loves cooking will find so much to enjoy in these mouth-watering recipes.

    Mary even shares her best time-saving tips, storecupboard essentials and clever ways to cook.
  • RHPT
    Christopher Brickell
    • £6.99
    • RRP £19.99
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    This RHS book will show you how to cultivate your ideal garden. It provides guidance for over 800 trees, shrubs and climbing plants and explains all the best ways to prune and train them.

    Ideal for all abilities of gardner, it provides information on different plant types including fruits, roses, shrubs and trees. It then explains the specialised techniques you'll need for each one including coppicing, pollarding and pinch pruning.

    Following the tips in this book will help you enjoy having a perfectly pruned garden all year round. It helps you discover where, when and how to prune and train to make the most of your flowers.
  • BATD
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Do you want to learn how to draw? This engaging, write-in book from the experienced artist and teacher Jake Spicer will show you how.

    Using innovative and easy-to-follow methods, it encourages you to practise the simple lessons straight away. It eases you in and gradually shows you the more head-turning techniques that you'll love mastering.

    This book is full of straightforward advice and tricks that help you develop skills. All you'll need to do is pick up a pencil and work your way through. Among the styles covered are shape, tone and texture, distance and detail and a two-point perspective.
  • LPPQ
    Hazel Soan
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Hazel Soan is a hugely popular artist and in this book she will teach you everything you need to know about painting people.

    Compact and accessible, it has a very visual style and easy-to-follow instructions that will help you gain confidence when it comes to painting your own artworks. It also has advice on painting people as individuals and as part of a crowd.

    She also advices on how to paint people in different poses and settings and explains how to make the most of watercolour, oils and other media. Body proportion, perspective and portraiture are also all included.
  • ANEX
    Hollis Lance Liebman
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This book provides step-by-step instructions for how to perform over 75 different exercises if you are over 50 and are looking to keep fit.

    A detailed guide to attaining optimum physical fitness, the first group of exercises focus on flexibility, while the next ones will help you improve your endurance. There are also exercises that target range of motion, posture and alignment, core strengthening for injury prevention and toning.

    This book will help you keep fit - and stay fit. It's a handy guide for anyone over 50 who is looking to live a healthier life.
  • NYHF
    (2)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    Written in conjunction with the experts at Neal's Yard Remedies, Healing Foods is a book that will show you exactly which parts of ingredients are beneficial and how to optimise their potential.

    For those looking for a healthier diet, this book features over 200 functional foods from carrots to clementines; and highlights which parts are best for you and how to get to the benefits quickly.

    This book also contains over 130 recipes that heal and will help you eat the right kind of foods to enhance a particular area of health.
  • CK2663
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Everyone loves a slice of cheesecake to round off a delicious meal and this book from Hannah Miles presents 60 classic and original recipes for this tasty dessert.

    From tropical coconut to raspberry ripple and chocolate toffee crunch to toasted marshmallow, you'll find something incredible. One of the oldest desserts in existence, you can trace cheesecakes right back to ancient Greece. This book shows you how to make classics, fruity versions, bakes inspired by your favourite chocolate bars and even gourmet recipes including creme brulee and salted honey.

    There are also party cheesecakes that will delight a crowd and even international sensations like Japanese cherry blossom and Italian tiramisu.
  • HTRL
    Chris Rogers
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Providing a crash course in the nation's capital city's architecture, How to Read London is a pocket-sized guide that covers all the famous buildings and reveals their significance and secrets.

    London is one of the world's most-visited cities and also one of the most architecturally diverse. Following the Great Fire of London in 1666, a third of the city was destroyed and the renewal helped the city emerge as a centre of commerce, finance and culture.

    This book covers iconic buildings including Somerset House, Canary Wharf and the Shard and explains how they came to be and their influence.
  • KWGN
    Hanna Charlotte Erhorn
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    For anyone who is a weekend knitter or a crafter with a few hours to spare, Knitting with Giant Needles could be just the perfect knitting book.

    Focusing on the latest trend of knitting with giant needles, the book will help you create beautiful and unique accessories for your wardrobe and home in next to no time.

    Among the 35 inventive, creative and practical projects are scarves, shoulder bags, cushions and blankets and the step-by-step instructions will appeal to newcomers and experienced knitters alike.
  • MORL
    Villager Jim
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Described as 'the Banksy of wildlife photography', Villager Jim introduces Barnaby the labrador and a host of animal friends from the beautiful Peak District in this stunning book.

    Barnaby also introduces his labrador 'sisters' Dilly and Bumble, Bobbin the robin (who visits the bird table every day) and various other canines and Highland cattle. There are even chickens who just 'love' to be chased.

    Villager Jim is an award-winning photographer and these images are sure to raise a smile as they present a dog's-eye-view of Barnaby's world.
  • GINM
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Written by the Glenfiddich Award for Drinks Book of the Year and Drinks Writer of the Year Dave Broom, this book provides a history of gin and explains how it is produced.

    It then goes on to provide profiles of various gins from all around the world and explains the best ways to mix them into fabulous cocktails.

    This is the perfect book for any gin connoisseur or those who want to discover more about this stylish tipple.
  • ATBK
    DK
    • £5.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    From prehistoric cave paintings to performance art, DK's The Art Book provides an easy-to-follow and fascinating introduction to this compelling and important subject.

    This book explores history's most influential painters, sculptors and artists' most celebrated artworks and provides information surrounding the pieces and insightful quotes about them. It also has profiles of the most important artists from all over the world and explains their impact on impressionism, symbolism and cubism.

    It will help you understand the ideas that inspired Rembrandt and Picasso's masterpieces and covers everything from painting and drawing to printing, sculpture and conceptual art.
  • CBOT
    Emma Brown
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    All of these cute animals live on the island of Shady Bay and have a role to play. There's Ronnie the bear who is the island's ranger, canine brothers Archie and Boris who build the homes and Whimsie the bunny who has a very wild imagination...

    You can crochet these amazing characters and many more with the 25 projects featured in this easy-to-follow book. The toys are suitable for children of all ages and the patterns can be made by anyone from beginners to experienced crafters.

    Once completed, these adorable and original animal toys will become friends for life.
  • BLLD
    Steven Jamieson
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    A story of friendship and heroism, this real-life read finds Cornish lifeguard Steven Jamieson revealing all about the bond he shared with a Newfoundland dog called Bilbo.

    When the two first met, Steven was not expecting Bilbo to change his life forever. He was happy enough just living in his bijou home overlooking Land's End and the Atlantic ocean and doing his job. When he spotted Bilbo's webbed paws and thick, double layer of fur, he realised this dog might just be an excellent swimmer...

    Promoted to honorary lifeguard, Bilbo managed to save three lives and earned fans from all over the world. As the pair became closer, they had to find their way through some very dark days. It was their close relationship that got them through these huge life obstacles...

    Warm, heartfelt and moving, this is an inspiring read for anyone who loves animals.
  • LFLS
    Adam Henson
    (2)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £18.99
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    A popular presenter on the BBC's Countryfile show and a proud farmer who was born on a farm in Gloucestershire that he still runs today, Adam Henson talks about the unbreakable bond he shared with his father, Joe, in this poignant autobiography.

    In Like Farmer, Like Son, he explores a hidden family history that goes right back to his grandfather, the stage and film star Leslie Henson. He talks about how (and why) Joe decided to move away from the family passion and indulge in one of his own - farming - and how this inspired Adam as he grew up.

    Both men decided to combine their passion for showbusiness with their love of agriculture and Joe even overcame a serious stammer to become a regular broadcaster on Country Matters, He even opened the world's first Farm Park.

    A fine tribute to one of the most important figures in his life (who sadly died during the autumn of last year), Adam reveals the family traits, childhood experiences and farming wisdom which have made him the man he is today.
  • HAPY
    Fearne Cotton
    • £6.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    Fearne Cotton will help you find mindfulness, serenity and a more positive mindframe with this beautiful book that showcases some of her charming hand-drawn illustrations.

    Drawing on her own experiences, Fearne provides expert advice to help you find joy each and every day. With her mantra that happiness isn't a mountain but in fact achieved by little steps, this book is sure to inspire a more positive mindframe.

    It includes workbook elements to help you start and end the day well, get in touch with your creative side and find peace through written exercises.
  • IWBO
    Harriet Griffey
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    If you're the kind of person who lets things get on top of them and just wants to have a more organised life, this book has all the practical solutions, tips and inspiration you need.

    I Want to Be Organised will help you identify your organisational style and then outline simple steps that will help you tackle the disorder in each areas of your life.

    From de-cluttering living and workspaces to organising diaries and your digital life, the book shows how adopting simple habits and making small changes to everyday routines can make life clearer and more enjoyable.
  • SPLH
    Bridget Bodoano
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Change your life for the better with the time-saving tidying tips and cleaning cheats featured in A Spotless Home.

    With eye-catching illustrations throughout, this little book will become your cleaning bible. It will show you how to do everything from regular home maintenance to emergency fixes and how you can enjoy living in a decluttered home - saving money in the process.

    Full of quick cleaning tricks, the book will improve your living environment and also offers alternative cleaning solutions. Perfect for neat freaks and those who need a helping hand when it comes to doing chores!
  • PTMH
    Clare Campbell
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    This poignant book will pull on the heartstrings of anyone who reads it, especially those who love cats.

    Written by Clare Campbell, the author of Dogs of Courage, it examines the plight of the nation's rescue cats. It's packed with stories about how brave cats who have strayed from their owners have been over the course of history. From when wild cats were considered vermin to some of the most incredible rescues that have taken place in recent years, these are extremely touching stories.

    Very loyal animals - no matter how badly they're treated - this book gives credit to those amazing people who care for stray cats and reveals just how much they're loved in return.
  • FLIX
    Kate Moore
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    The likes of A Street Cat Named Bob, Bailey Boat Cat and Alfie the Doorstop Cat have shown just how many readers love true-life stories about our feline friends and now we can add Felix the Railway Cat to this purr-fect list.

    Felix arrived at Huddersfield railway station as an 8-week-old kitten and was given the vital job of 'senior pest controller'. However, she quickly established herself as much more than just an employee of TransPennine Express. She helped bring an autistic boy out of his shell; provided comfort to a runaway child on a cold evening; and helped the team overcome a heartbreaking tragedy.

    When she made friends with a daily commuter, Felix finally earned the recognition she deserved - and international fame to boot. This book is full of funny and remarkable stories about a special cat and a town's close-knit community.

    Royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to Prostate Cancer UK (registered charity 1005541, SC039332).
  • AWVK
    • £7.99
    • RRP £20.00
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    From The Australian Women's Weekly, The Vegan Kitchen presents over 130 wholefood recipes that are perfect for a plant-based diet.

    Vegan food has never been more popular, especially now the health and environmental benefits are more widely known, and this book will help anyone who has changed their diet embrace all sorts of new flavours. It shows how accessible it is to eliminate meat, dairy and eggs.

    There are fresh recipe ideas that use 'new' alternative ingredients that are readily available and it even has recipes for making your own animal-free yoghurt, cheese, mayonnaise and ice cream.
  • STFG
    Angela Mckay
    • £3.99
    • RRP £10.00
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    Stickertopia: The Flower Garden is a sticker book for grown-ups full of gorgeous gardening designs/ It will delight you and help you find serenity.

    With beautiful blossoms and peaceful gardens featured throughout, it comes with jewel-like stickers of botanical flowers, leaves and petals that can be added to designs as you create your very own world of wonder on each spread.

    The artwork is inspired by some of the world's most beautiful gardens including the Saihoji temple garden in Japan, the Versailles Garden in France, the Desert Botanical Gardens in Arizona and Kew Gardens in London.
  • MGCH
    Lene Knudsen
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    It seems that our customers have really taken to the mug cake phenomenon - copies of the book Mug Cakes (product code: MUGC) have been selling like, well... hot cakes. So, to treat you to something just as tasty, we're delighted to bring you Mug Cakes: Chocolate, a mouth-watering collection of mug cake recipes to satisfy those gooey chocolate cravings.

    Requiring just a mug, mere spoonfuls of ingredients, a microwave and only seconds of preparation time, the book provides recipes to indulge all your chocolate fantasies. From the melt-in-the-middle Dulce de Leche to the heavenly Dark Chocolate Fondant, each of the recipes are delicious and great for both indulging in alone or sharing... if you're feeling friendly enough to share, of course.

    Whether you want to impress your friends, try something new or just need to satisfy your sweet tooth, Mug Cakes Chocolate's helpful, step-by-step instructions and scrummy photography will provide all the inspiration you need - all there is to add is a serious hankering for some chocolate.
  • HWMW
    DK
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    This DK book will help you manage your money and teach you all about investments and financial markets. It provides definitions of all the tricky terms and also offers advice on maximising your income and investing for the future.

    An intriguing guide that breaks down financial jargon, it can also help you learn about debt management and ensure you don't fall victim to online fraud.

    Fully up to date, it provides insights into personal, business and governmental finance.