Top Picks from the Latest Book People Catalogue

If you're subscribed to the Book People catalogue then you'll know we pack as many exciting new titles and captivating collections into each one as possible! 


We're a team of book lovers here at Book People and we believe that every book we feature in the catalogue is brilliant in its own right, which makes it very hard to choose our favourites and top picks each month! So, to help, we've turned to our book buying experts (who have over 50 years combined experience) to find out their top picks from the latest catalogue....


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A hilarious new biography:


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Best Foot Forward 

Adam Hills

This hilarious memoir sees Adam open up about his life, from his childhood memories to his experiences as a disabled comedian to his amazing success on Channel 4. Filled with hilarious anecdotes, including some bizarre celebrity encounters, this is a giggle-worthy read that is sure to brighten your day and leave you feeling inspired to follow your dreams!




Karen, our Adult Book Buyer says,"Best Foot Forward is a memoir from the hugely popular Australian comedian and TV Presenter of The Last Leg. Adam Hills is also on tour this Autumn, so be sure to read this first if you've got a ticket!"



For fans of Italian cuisine:


Jamie Cooks Italy - Available from 9th August at a great Book People price!

Jamie Oliver

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Karen says Jamie Cooks Italy is "the brand new cookery book from one of our favourite chefs here at Book People. It ties in with his Channel 4 TV show airing this summer with Jamie travelling round Italy cooking authentic local dishes."


Jamie Oliver's latest cookbook is a treat for the taste buds with a range of new recipes inspired by traditional Italian dishes. With his easy-to-follow recipes including the likes of limoncello tiramisu and baked risotto pie, Jamie is putting his own spin on the classics, with ever so tasty results!



The latest contemporary must-read:


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Believe Me 

JP Delaney

Karen's top fiction choice from this catalogue is Believe Me, a new psychological thriller from the author of bestseller The Girl Before.


Aspiring actress Claire is about to take on the deadliest role she's ever played. At first, working with the law firm to expose cheating husbands for divorce cases was the only task she's ever get until they decide to put her acting skills to use in a murder investigation. This spine-chilling psychological novel is a must for every thriller fan. 



Making the first day less daunting:


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Little Owl's First Day 

Debi Gilori

Claudia, our Children's Book Buyer said Little Owl's First Day is "a sweet and reassuring picture book about starting school for parents and children to share. Beautiful artwork by Alison Brown makes this even more special. Alison recently also illustrated our Bedtime Story Competition's winning book, There's a Boy Just Like Me."


Just like many children around the UK, Little Owl is about to have his first day at school. Deb Gliori's wonderful writing and Alison Brown's adorable illustrations make this book a must-read for any children soon to be taking that big step into their first day at school or nursery. 



A magical series for imaginative minds:


Unicorn Academy Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781788003636 - Julie Sykes
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Unicorn Academy Collection 

Claudia says, "unicorns are enchanting children at the moment, and this fiction set of four books will satisfy any child who is obsessed! They are fabulously written, action packed stories about a magical school where every girl has her own unicorn!"


This magical collection for ages 5 and up sees the students of Unicorn Academy on Unicorn Island meet their very own unicorn and go on exciting adventures with one another. The four books each focus on a different student and unicorn at the Academy and this collection follows Sophia and Rainbow, Isabel and Cloud, Scarlett and Blaze and Ava and Star. 


Moving stories for Jacqueline Wilson fans:


Hilary McKay's Casson Family Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781444947922 - Hilary McKay
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Hilary McKay's Casson Family Collection

Hilary McKay 

Children's Book Buyer Claudia says, "these stories hold a special place in my heart and I know will strike the same chord with readers who discover them for the first time. The six books in our complete set all feature a different member of the Casson family - a family that you'll definitely want to be part of!"


Each book in this collection for ages 9 and up follows the unusual Casson family and deals with important social issues. In the first book, Saffron Casson discovers that she's been adopted and tries to find her angel.




Check back next month to see our top picks from our next Book People catalogue. And, if you've yet to sign up to receive the catalogue, just request one from us.


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