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The World of Agatha Christie: 1000-piece Jigsaw - by Ilya Milstein (Illustrator) - £16.99
1000-PIECE PUZZLE featuring Agatha Christie's life and novels in all their mysterious detail.   SPOT FAMOUS CHARACTERS, crime-solving clues, and historical locations as you build the puzzle. Track down Agatha Christie's most memorable charact ... more

Rambling Man: My Life on the Road - by Billy Connolly - £25.00
THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING HILARIOUS NEW BOOK FROM THE NATION’S FAVOURITE COMEDIAN, BILLY CONNOLLY   Being a Rambling Man was what I always wanted to be, to live the way I damn well pleased. I’ve met the weirdest and most wonderful people who ... more

GHOSTS: The Button House Archives (The Official Companion to the Hit TV Series) - by Various authors - £20.00
By Mat Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard, and Ben Willbond.  The comic companion to the BBC sitcom GHOSTS, perfect for all the family.   Everybody leaves a trace. The ghosts of Button House may h ... more

Cleopatra: Her History, Her Myth - by Francine Prose - £10.99
A feminist reinterpretation of the myths surrounding Cleopatra casts new light on the Egyptian queen and her legacy.   “A lucid and persuasive reinterpretation. Readers won’t see Cleopatra the same way again.”—Publishers Weekly   “W ... more

When Women Were Dragons - by Kelly Barnhill - £8.99
A GOODREADS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR   A fiery feminist fantasy tale set in 1950s America where thousands of women have spontaneously transformed into dragons, exploding notions of a woman’s place in the world and expanding minds about accepting ... more

The Moomin Colouring Book - by Tove Jansson (illustrator) - £11.99
Escape to Moominvalley with The Moomin Colouring Book.   This stylish, unique and relaxing colouring book features original artwork from the coveted archive of Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins; one of the most cherished children's book ser ... more

Manchester Unspun: How a City Got High on Music - by Andy Spinoza - £12.99
At the end of the 1970s, Manchester seemed to be sliding into the dustbin of history. Today the city is an international destination for culture and sport, and one of the fastest-growing urban regions in Europe. This book offers a first-hand account ... more

Kurdistan +100: Stories from a Future State - by Orsola Casagrande & Mustafa Gundogdu (Editors) - £9.99
Featuring: Qadir Agid, Yildiz Cakar, Selahattin Demirtas, Omer Dilsoz, Muharrem Erbey, Nariman Evdike, Ava Homa, Hüseyin Karabey, Karzan Kardozi, Sema Kaygusuz, Meral Simsek, Jahangir Mahmoudveysi & Jîl Şwanî   Winner of a PEN Translates A ... more

Black Ghosts: A Journey Into the Lives of Africans in China - by Noo Saro-Wiwa - £14.99
The travel memoir of a Nigerian woman in China exploring the intersections and divides between the two cultures and the lives of African economic migrants in the bustling People’s Republic.  China today is a land of opportunity for African ... more

Bookshops & Bonedust - by Travis Baldree - £18.99
'Glorious' - Ben Aaronovitch, author of the Rivers of London series.   A standalone cosy fantasy about the power of good bookshops, great friends and the unexpected choices along the way from the bestselling author of BookTok sensation Legends & L ... more

The Calvin and Hobbes Portable Compendium: Set 1 - by Bill Watterson - £14.99
The first set of books collecting Bill Watterson's timeless Calvin and Hobbes comics in a compact, portable format designed to introduce the timeless adventures of a boy and his stuffed tiger to a new generation of readers. Featuring nearly 500 comic ... more

The Art of Darkness: The History of Goth - by John Robb - £14.99
This is the first comprehensive history of goth music and culture. John Robb explores the origins and legacy of this enduring scene, which has its roots in the post-punk era.  Drawing on his own experience as a musician and journalist, Robb c ... more

Tenants: The People on the Frontline of Britain's Housing Emergency - by Vicky Spratt - £10.99
The urgent story of this country's biggest crisis, told through the lives of those it most affects.  'Fascinating ... Tenants should be compulsory reading for every politician' - PANDORA SYKES  'Excellent' - NOVARA MEDIA  'Important heart ... more

An Almost Impossible Thing: The Radical Lives of Britain's Pioneering Women Gardeners - by Fiona Davison - £20.00
‘Gardening, taken up as a hobby when all the laborious work can be done by a man, is delightful, but as a life’s work for a woman, it is almost an impossible thing.’ Sir Joseph Hooker, 1817-1911.  While working as Head of Libraries and Exhi ... more

Weird Walk: Wanderings and Wonderings through the British Ritual Year - by Weird Walk, with a Foreword by Stewart Lee - £19.99
The first book by iconic zine creators and cultural phenomenon Weird Walk. This is a superbly designed guide to Britain’s strange and ancient places, to standing stones and pagan rituals, and to the process of re-enchantment via weird walking.  ... more

The 90s Activity Book (for Adults): Chilled-Out Quizzes, Puzzles, Colouring and More - by Victoria Carser and Gareth Moore - £10.99
Take a chill pill with the best-ever decade (90s icon escapism, cool quizzes, word puzzles, colouring pages, dot-to-dots and bespoke chillout playlist)!   Stop scrolling and chill with this 100% analogue-age timeout.   Every page is a h ... more

Not Just for the Boys: Why We Need More Women in Science - by Athene Donald - £16.99
Why are girls discouraged from doing science? Why do so many promising women leave science in early and mid-career? Why do women not prosper in the scientific workforce?  Not Just For the Boys looks back at how society has historically exclud ... more

Treasury of Folklore: Stars and Skies - by Willow Winsham, illustrated by Joe McLaren - £14.99
Following on from the hugely popular Treasury of Folklore: Seas and Rivers and Woodlands and Forests comes Treasury of Folklore: Stars and Skies, an exploration of the mysteries of the stars, skies and heavens above.  People have gazed up at ... more

Peace Train - by Cat Stevens, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds - £6.99
The iconic song is now an incredible picture book!  Celebrate fifty years of Cat Stevens' timeless anthem with this joyfully illustrated picture book filled with hope, love, and the celebration of all cultures and identities.  Fifty years a ... more

Seven Cats I Have Loved - by Anat Levit, translated by Yardeene Greenspan - £8.99
Anat Levit never considered herself a cat lover, but when her life was thrown into upheaval, she found herself adopting one cat at the suggestion of her daughters, and then six more in quick succession. She recounts how each cat came into her life, ... more

It's Diwali! - by Kabir Sehgal and Surishtha Sehgal, illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan - £12.99
Count along in celebration of Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, in this luminous picture book from bestselling mother-son duo Surishtha and Kabir Sehgal.  Count up to ten and back down again to the tune of “One, Two, Buckle My Shoe” ... more

The Best Diwali Ever - by Sonali Shah and Chaaya Prabhat - £6.99
Peek into the magic of Diwali in this heart-warming picture book about Diwali, siblings and how very special this celebration can be.   This year, Ariana has plans to make Diwali an extra special celebration, with yummy sweets, divas around the h ... more

The Art of Liverpool FC - by Liverpool FC - £20.00
ART AS BIG AS LIVERPOOL...  The modern era has brought an explosion of spectacular street-art celebrating all things Liverpool FC – from current stars to club legends and much-loved campaigners – while for years Anfield’s Spion Kop has ... more

Poetry for the Many: An Anthology - by Jeremy Corbyn and Len McCluskey - £16.99
Foreword by MELISSA BENN | Introduction by KARIE MURPHY   Jeremy Corbyn and Len McCluskey collaborated to help achieve the biggest electoral success for socialism in recent British history. The two men share a passionate belief in a fairer, mo ... more

Azzi in Between - by Sarah Garland - £7.99
Azzi and her parents are in danger. They have to leave their home and escape to another country on a frightening journey by car and boat. In the new country they must learn to speak a new language, find a new home and Azzi must start a new school. Wi ... more

Brilliant Black British History - by Atinuke, illustrated by Kingsley Nebechi - £12.99
'This powerful, vividly illustrated book proudly reframes Black British history' The Guardian  '... a brilliant, fascinating history book' The Week Junior, Book of the Week  'I started reading and couldn't put it down. It's the kind ... more

Julia - by Sandra Newman - £18.99
London, chief city of Airstrip One, the third most populous province of Oceania. It’s 1984 and Julia Worthing works as a mechanic fixing the novel-writing machines in the Fiction Department at the Ministry of Truth. Under the ideology of IngSoc and ... more

Coming Out Stories: Personal Experiences of Coming out from Across the LGBTQ+ Spectrum - by Emma Goswell and Sam Walker (Editors) - £12.99
Based on the hugely popular Coming Out Stories podcast, this empowering, humorous and deeply honest book invites you to share one of the most important moments in many LGBTQ+ people's lives.  From JP coming out to his reflection in the mirro ... more

What You Need to Be Warm - by Neil Gaiman - £12.99
Sometimes it only takes a stranger in a dark place... to say we have the right to be here, to make us warm in the coldest season.  In 2019, Neil Gaiman asked his Twitter followers: What reminds you of warmth? Over 1,000 responses later, Neil bega ... more

Welcome to the Hyunam-dong Bookshop - by Hwang Bo-reum, translated by Shanna Tan - £14.99
There was only one thing on her mind.  'I must start a bookshop.'  Yeongju did everything she was supposed to, go to university, marry a decent man, get a respectable job. Then it all fell apart. Burned out, Yeongju abandons her old life, qui ... more

At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails - by Sarah Bakewell - £8.99
Paris, near the turn of 1933. Three young friends meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse. They are Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and their friend Raymond Aron, who opens their eyes to a radical new way of thi ... more

It Came From the Closet: Queer Reflections on Horror - by Joe Vallese (Editor), with a Foreword by Kirsty Logan - £14.99
“Horror opened me up to new possibilities for survival... I saw power in freakery and transgression and wondered if it could be mine.”   The relationship between horror films and the LGBTQ+ community? It’s complicated. Haunted houses, forbi ... more

The House in the Cerulean Sea - by T.J Klune - £9.99
An enchanting story, masterfully told, The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune is about the profound experience of discovering an unlikely family in an unexpected place – and realizing that family could be yours.   He expected nothing. But ... more

Let the Light Pour In: Morning Poems - by Lemn Sissay - £12.99
An uplifting poetry collection from the number one bestselling author of My Name Is Why, Lemn Sissay OBE.  THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  For the past decade, Lemn Sissay has composed a short poem as dawn breaks each morning. Li ... more

The Winter Spirits: Ghostly Tales for Frosty Nights - by Various authors - £16.99
FROM THE CREATORS OF THE HAUNTING SEASON COMES A DAZZLING COLLECTION OF NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN GHOSTLY TALES.  ‘Terrific – every bit as good as an MR James collection’ ROSIE ANDREWS, author of THE LEVIATHAN  Featuring new and original storie ... more

Can Conflict End? - by J. Krishnamurti - £8.99
Without the fundamental necessity of peace, we cannot possibly understand the greater things of life.   With his signature insight and wisdom, world renowned thinker J. Krishnamurti offers a timely manifesto on the roots of conflict.  In ... more

Peace: A Very Short Introduction - by Oliver Richmond - £8.99
Very Short Introductions: Brilliant, Sharp, Inspiring  The concept of peace has always attracted radical thought, action, and practices. It has been taken to mean merely an absence of overt violence or war, but in the contemporary era it is o ... more

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History - by Vashti Harrison - £7.99
This beautifully illustrated book introduces readers of all ages to 40 women who changed the world.   Featuring forty trailblazing black women in American history, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of breaking boundar ... more

The Lighthouse Witches - by C.J. Cooke - £9.99
Don’t miss the brand-new chilling gothic thriller from the bestselling author...  ’Cooke has creatively interwoven the darkness of reality with a magical realism that will truly have you gripped’ Woman & Home ‘Fascinating and enthral ... more

The Enemy Within: The Secret War Against the Miners - by Seumas Milne - £28.99
Margaret Thatcher branded the leaders of the 1984-85 miners' strike "the enemy within."   In this classic account, Seumas Milne reveals the astonishing lengths to which her government and its intelligence machine were prepared to go to destroy th ... more

The History of Wales in Twelve Poems - by M. Wynn Thomas - £8.99
Down the centuries, poets have provided Wales with a window onto its own distinctive world.   This book gives a sense of the view seen through that special window in twelve illustrated poems, each bringing very different periods and aspects o ... more

A Stroke of the Pen: The Lost Stories - by Terry Pratchett - £20.00
Far away and long ago, when dragons still existed and the only arcade game was ping-pong in black and white, a wizard cautiously entered a smoky tavern in the evil, ancient, foggy city of Morpork...   A truly unmissable, beautifully illustrated co ... more

The Black History Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained - by DK, with a Foreword by David Olusoga - £19.99
Which were the most powerful African empires? Who were the pioneers of jazz? What sparked the Black Lives Matter movement?   This book answers these questions and many more, exploring the rich history of the peoples of Africa and the African diasp ... more

A Poem for Every Autumn Day - by Allie Esiri (Editor) - £16.99
Within the pages of Allie Esiri's gorgeous collection, A Poem for Every Autumn Day you will find verse that will transport you to vibrant autumnal scenes, from harvest festival to Remembrance Day.   Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with all ... more

The Occult & Folklore Colouring Book - by Duchess of Lore - £14.99
Discover over 30 intricate artworks to colour in, from the brilliant mind of artist Duchess of Lore.   With subjects inspired by the occult, myth, legend and folklore, readers will find beautiful line drawings of Gaelic goddesses, astrological ... more

Rememberings - by Sinead O'Connor - £9.99
THE LANDMARK MEMOIR OF A GLOBAL MUSIC ICON.  Sinead O'Connor's voice and trademark shaved head made her famous by the age of twenty-one. Her recording of Prince's Nothing Compares 2 U made her a global icon. She outraged millions when she tore up ... more

Why Sinead O'Connor Matters - by Allyson McCabe - £21.99
A stirring defense of Sinéad O’Connor’s music and activism, and an indictment of the culture that cancelled her.  In 1990, Sinéad O’Connor’s video for “Nothing Compares 2 U” turned her into a superstar. Two years later, an appea ... more

October, October - by Katya Balen - £7.99
A classic in the making for anyone who ever longed to be WILD.   October and her dad live in the woods. They know the trees and the rocks and the lake and stars like best friends. They live in the woods and they are wild.   And that's the way ... more

Pax - by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Jon Klassen - £7.99
The moving story of the extraordinary friendship between a boy and his fox and their epic journey to be reunited. Beautifully illustrated by multi-award winner, Jon Klassen.   Pax was only a kit when his family was killed and he was rescued by his ... more

The Wolf's Secret - by Myriam Dahman and Nicolas Digard, illustrated by Julia Sarda - £8.99
Wolf is a hunter, feared by every creature. But he has a secret: in the middle of the forest lives a girl whose beautiful voice has entranced him...  The Wolf longs for friendship. But is he prepared to sacrifice his own true nature in order ... more

Windrush: 75 Years of Modern Britain - by Mike Phillips and Trevor Phillips - £12.99
The oral history of Britain’s first West Indian immigrants and their descendants.  In 1948 the former troop ship Windrush made the 30-day journey across the Atlantic from Jamaica. The arrival of its 500 passengers, the first generation of C ... more

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