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Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore

Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore

Lawrence Millman, Amy Jean Porter

An illustrated mini-encyclopedia of fungal lore, from John Cage and Terrence McKenna to mushroom sex and fairy rings. With more than 180 entries, this collection will transport both general readers and specialists into the...

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The History of the World in Fifty Dogs

The History of the World in Fifty Dogs

Mackenzi Lee

Told in short, illustrated essays that are interspersed with both historical and canine factoids, The History of the World in Fifty Dogs brings to life some of history's most memorable moments through the stories of the dogs that...

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Perfect Pruning

Perfect Pruning

Simon Akeroyd

Get to grips with pruning in your garden with this handy little guidebook from an experienced National Trust head gardener.

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Instant Calm: 2-Minute Meditations to Create a Lifetime of Happy

Instant Calm: 2-Minute Meditations to Create a Lifetime of Happy

Karen Salmansohn

Although interest in meditation and mindfulness is ever growing, many of us don't have the time or patience to develop a serious practice. Health and happiness guru Karen Salmansohn's unique brand of fun mini-meditations use the...

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Astrology IRL

Astrology IRL

Liz Marvin, Francesca Oddie

Find out this, and moreWith Astrology IRLDiscover:How to turn Monday into MonYay (Taurus - bring lovely snacks)Starry snog, marry and avoid (Aries + Virgo - you were warned)What's your super power? (Cancer = Barack Obama in The...

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What Would the Hoff Do?: Un-Hoff-icial Life Lessons from David Hasselhoff

What Would the Hoff Do?: Un-Hoff-icial Life Lessons from David Hasselhoff

Mitchell Adams

Everyone knows you don't hassel the Hoff. But what else can we learn from this paragon of style and sophistication? With this collection of the Hoff's wittiest quotes and most enlightening mantras for life, you can channel his...

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Customer Service Wolf

Customer Service Wolf

Anne Barnetson

Join Customer Service Wolf and colleagues as they navigate the most awkward customer interactions imaginable, plus a few that are beyond imagination. From bookseller and artist Anne Barnetson comes this charming, hilarious and...

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101 Tiny Changes to Brighten Your World

101 Tiny Changes to Brighten Your World

Ailbhe Malone

Follow-up to the successful 101 Tiny Changes to Brighten Your Day focuses on improving your personal, work and wider worlds

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The Truth Will Set You Free, But First it Will Piss You Off!

The Truth Will Set You Free, But First it Will Piss You Off!

Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem's most powerful and pithy quotes, with reflections and an introduction by the feminist icon herself, in a stunningly illustrated collection.

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Monster, She Wrote

Monster, She Wrote

Lisa Kroeger, Melanie Anderson

Weird fiction wouldn t exist without the women who created it. Meet the female authors who defied convention to craft some of literature s strangest tales. And find out why their own stories are equally intriguing.

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Where's Bowie?

Where’s Bowie?

Kev Gahan, Rob Cowan

This book is a reverent and interactive homage to David Bowie, with dense illustrations of the many real and imagined universes of his own making. Hidden somewhere on each of these double page spreads, a Bowie is patiently waiting...

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Little Book of Misquotations

Little Book of Misquotations

Lou Harry

Motivational quote books abound, but where are the volumes of misquotations?! In this era of fake news and fake quotes, The Little Book of Misquotations uncovers the truth behind the 200+ most famous things they never said!

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This is Pleasure

This is Pleasure

Mary Gaitskill

A masterful fictional contribution to the #MeToo debate, set to be the most fiercely debated book of the season.

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Find Your Artistic Voice

Find Your Artistic Voice

Lisa Congdon

Not only is everyone creative, everyone has their own unique creative voice - this book will help readers find theirs!

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Last Christmas

Last Christmas

Greg Wise, Emma Thompson

Actors, charity workers, singers and refugees share their memories of Christmases past and their hopes for future ones.   

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WhatAMelon

WhatAMelon

Pyramid

If you know a pearfect numpty who needs a bit of sage advice, chia them up with this little book of upbeat and adorkable fruit puns.  

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Witch, Please

Witch, Please

Sonia Lazo

An illustrated love letter to modern witches.

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Stuff Every Grandfather Should Know

Stuff Every Grandfather Should Know

Jim Knipp

This pocket-sized guide has all the stuff you need to become the coolest granddad, grandpa, or Pop Pop on the block!

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Stuff Every Grandmother Should Know

Stuff Every Grandmother Should Know

Joyce Eisenberg, Ellen Scolnic

This pocket-sized guide has all the stuff you need to become the coolest grandma, mom-mom, or Mimi on the block!

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Frost Fair

Frost Fair

Carol Ann Duffy, David De Las Heras

The tenth and final Christmas book, set in the frost fairs on London's Thames in the sixteenth century.

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A Guinea Pig Nutcracker

A Guinea Pig Nutcracker

Alex Goodwin, Tess Newall

The Nutcracker ballet, danced by guinea pigs

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The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

Carlo M. Cipolla, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The first UK and US publication of the classic international bestseller that set out to detect, understand and neutralise the most powerful dark force known to man: stupidity.

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The Sherlock Holmes Escape Book

The Sherlock Holmes Escape Book

David Whiteland

An escape room in a book! The reader takes the role of Sherlock and must unravel the mystery of Baskerville Hall, puzzle-by-puzzle and page-by-page.

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A Cat's Guide to Humans: From A to Z

A Cat’s Guide to Humans: From A to Z

George the Cat, owner of Celia Haddon

An hilarious cat's eye view of humans by George, the blogging cat, owner of bestselling author and pet agony aunt Celia Haddon

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Fucking Good Manners

Fucking Good Manners

Simon Griffin

The author of Fucking Apostrophes takes on another of life's biggest irritations.

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Am I Overthinking This?

Am I Overthinking This?

Michelle Rial

The how do I become an adult? is your not-too-serious answers to all the questions you are probably overthinking.

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The Little Book of Lost Words

The Little Book of Lost Words

Joe Gillard

In The Little Book of Lost Words, history buff Joe Gillard presents a handy guide for expressing yourself with history's best words.

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The Memeing of Life: A Journey Through the Delirious World of Memes

The Memeing of Life: A Journey Through the Delirious World of Memes

Kind Studio, Angus Harrison

Perhaps you have no idea what a meme is, so have bought this little book to expand your small mind. Possibly you're the sort of friendless berk who is already an expert but has picked the book up in order to poke holes in...

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Crazy Plant Lady

Crazy Plant Lady

Isabel Serna

A gift that celebrates the self-declared crazy plant lady, her green thumb, and her passion for her succulents, houseplants, and other 'plant babies' with fun quotes, plant puns, and charming illustrations.

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Mindful Thoughts for Makers: Connecting head, heart, hands

Mindful Thoughts for Makers: Connecting head, heart, hands

Ellie Beck

Mindful Thoughts for Makers is a lovingly-crafted little book celebrating the meditative beauty and nature of making.

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Mindful Thoughts for Runners: Freedom on the trail

Mindful Thoughts for Runners: Freedom on the trail

Tessa Wardley

Mindful Thoughts for Runners explores the ways in which running offers us an opportunity to deepen our levels of awareness and lift our souls.

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Mindful Thoughts for Stargazers: Find your inner universe

Mindful Thoughts for Stargazers: Find your inner universe

Mark Westmoquette, Tom Kitch, Joanna Bentley

Mindful Thoughts for Stargazers presents a constellation of meditations on how the mysteries of the outer universe connect us all more deeply to our inner universes.

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The Essential Fan Guide to the Golden Girls

The Essential Fan Guide to the Golden Girls

Emma Lewis, Chantel De Sousa

This is the definitive guide to The Golden Girls.   

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 Special priceWhy We Read

Why We Read

Ellen Surrey

A beautiful keepsake extolling the magic of books.

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Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?

Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?

Roz Chast, Patricia Marx

The perfect Mother's Day gift: A collection of witty one-line advice New Yorker writer Patricia Marx heard from her mother, accompanied by full-color illustrations by New Yorker staff cartoonist Roz Chast.

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How to Build a Shed

How to Build a Shed

Sally Coulthard, Lee John Philips

How to Build a Shed is the ultimate practical guide. With its clear, easy-to-follow instructions, expert advice and specially commissioned illustrations, you'll be able to source the materials, choose the right tools...

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Artful Cats

Artful Cats

Mary Savig

Cats, cats, and more cats! Expressive or aloof, affectionate or enigmatic, cats have complicated characters that make them compelling artists' muses. Artful Cats explores the quirky and charming relationships of artists with their...

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40 Knots and How to Tie Them

40 Knots and How to Tie Them

Lucy Davidson, Maria Nilsson

A beautifully presented, practical guide to the art of tying knots. The book features instructions on how to tie fundamental knots and how your new skills can be transformed into practical and decorative projects. Featuring the...

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Boys with Plants: 50 Boys and the Plants They Love

Boys with Plants: 50 Boys and the Plants They Love

Curated by the creator of the Instagram account of the same name, this is a stylishly designed, fun gift book profiling lush plants and the men who love them. The book begins with a section on selecting, growing and styling plants...

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Puppy Styled: Japanese Dog Grooming: Before & After

Puppy Styled: Japanese Dog Grooming: Before & After

Grace Chon

Doggie makeovers that will make you smile

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The Art of Kindness

The Art of Kindness

Meredith Gaston

Including inspirational essays and quotes, as well as journal prompts and suggestions for living, The Art of Kindness is the best possible guide to practicing more kindness in your life.

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