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Under the Lights and in the Dark: Untold Stories of Women's Soccer by Gwendolyn Oxenham - £14.99
In 2004 football author, journalist and award-winning documentary maker Gwendolyn Oxenham played futebol feminino for Santos FC, Brazil. The team hitchhiked to practice, shared their field with a horse and wore hand-me-downs from the men’s team. I ... more
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Eat. Sweat. Play: How Sport Can Change Our Lives by Anna Kessel - £8.99
Long-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award, 2016   For too long society has led us to believe that women and sport don't mix. While perspiration and 'fitspiration' have never been so hot, sport continues to be stubbornly cast a ... more
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Shrinking Violets: The Secret Life of Shyness by Joe Moran - £9.99
Our success as a species is built on sociability, so shyness in humans should be an anomaly. But it's actually remarkably common - we all know what it's like to cringe in embarrassment, stand tongue-tied at the fringe of an unfamiliar group, or flush ... more
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Is Monogamy Dead? Rethinking Relationships in the 21st Century by Rosie Wilby - £8.99
In early 2013, comedian Rosie Wilby found herself at a crossroads with everything she'd ever believed about romantic relationships. When people asked, 'who's the love of your life?' there was no simple answer. Did they mean her former flatmate who sh ... more
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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay - £13.99
From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself.   'I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself ... more
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Pagan Portals: The Crane Bag by Joanna van der Hoeven - £6.99
An introduction to the ritual tools and practices found in the Druid tradition.   Held deeply within Celtic mythology, the crane bag is both a symbol of sovereignty, as well as an item containing the ritual tools of the Druid. With the proper ... more
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The Art of Mindful Birdwatching: Reflections on Freedom & Being by Claire Thompson - £8.99
Through personal anecdote and expert insight, Claire Thompson of BirdLife International invites us on a mindful journey through gardens, cities, open country, forests, coasts and mountains to enjoy and learn from the magnificent beauty and diversity ... more
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Last Things: A Graphic Memoir of Loss and Love by Marissa Moss - £14.99
Last Things is the true and intensely personal story of how one woman coped with the devastating effects of a catastrophic illness in her family.   Using her trademark mix of words and pictures to sharp effect, Marissa Moss presents the story ... more
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Instant Tarot: Your Complete Guide to Reading the Cards by Monte Farber and Amy Zerner - £14.99
Read tarot card predictions within minutes with the Instant Tarot!   The authors unique Instant Tarot system is devised to enable beginners to read virtually every Tarot deck. The clearly organized Instant Tarot text interprets every card in e ... more
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Crystals: How to Use Crystals and Their Energy to Enhance Your Life by Judy Hall - £8.99
Crystals: How to use Crystals and their Energy to Enhance Your Life is an illuminating guide to working with crystals that will show you how to sense the energy of these precious stones and choose the right ones to support you in different areas of y ... more
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The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and Other Labor Companions by Penny Simkin - £12.99
Since the original publication of The Birth Partner, new mothers' partners, friends, and relatives and doulas (professional birth assistants) have relied on Penny Simkin's guidance in caring for the new mother from the last few weeks of pregnancy thr ... more
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The Good Witch's Guide: A Modern-Day Wiccapedia of Magickal Ingredients and Spells by Shawn Robbins and Charity Bedel - £12.99
From cleansing spells to hands-on healing to the spiritual use of herbs, witches know which magickal and natural remedies work best!  The Good Witch’s Guide offers a treasure chest filled with holistic Wiccan magic and lore. Illustrated thr ... more
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The Little Book of Witchcraft by Astrid Carvel - £9.99
Are you in need of a little magic to entice love into your life? Maybe someone you know could benefit from a good-luck spell? Or perhaps you want to feel more in control of your destiny?   The Little Book of Witchcraft uncovers the myste ... more
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Jaguar in the Body, Butterfly in the Heart: The Real-life Initiation of an Everyday Shaman by Ya’Acov Darling Khan - £14.99
'Shaman', which means 'intermediary between spirit and the natural world', is a much over-used and maligned word. It is not a title one can give oneself; it is a vocation and a student is traditionally given this 'job title' by their elders and teach ... more
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How To Raise An Amazing Child the Montessori Way by Tim Seldin - £12.99
Written by Tim Seldin, President of the Montessori Foundation, this is the most fully up-to-date guide on Montessori parenting, packed with brand-new advice on children's use of digital media, and the neuroscience of child development.  The M ... more
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Goddess Wisdom: Connect to the Power of the Sacred Feminine Through Ancient Teachings and Practices by Tanishka - £8.99
Ancient civilizations worshipped female deities, and women were the leaders, counselors, and healers of nations. However, through various historical events, such as the arrival of Christianity in many cultures, the worship of the goddess was lost.&nb ... more
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The Anxiety Journal: Exercises to Soothe Stress and Eliminate Anxiety Wherever You Are by Corinne Sweet, illustrated by Marcia Mihotich - £9.99
While some forms of anxiety are natural, even helpful, anxiety disorders can lead you into a spiral of stress and worry, and interfere with your everyday life.  Practical, supportive and uplifting, this is a journal for anyone who struggles w ... more
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Man Up: Boys, Men and Breaking the Male Rules by Rebecca Asher - £9.99
What does it mean to be a man today? Much is being done to change negative female stereotypes but we still expect that big boys don�t cry, strong and silent types get the girl, and that there is such a thing as a �real man�. Man Up challenges t ... more
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Saffron Soul: Healthy, Vegetarian Heritage Recipes from India by Mira Manek - £20.00
Indian food is an internationally popular cuisine, yet, unfairly, it is often considered to be heavy, rich and indulgent. With more people than ever before turning to healthy home cooking there has never been a better time for a fresh and lighter tak ... more
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Witch: Unleashed. Untamed. Unapologetic by Lisa Lister - £10.99
A witch is a wise woman, a healer. Yet for so long the word “witch” has had negative connotations. In this book, third generation hereditary witch Lisa Lister explains the history behind witchcraft, why identifying as a healer in past centuries l ... more
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Project Happiness: 273 Little Tips and Big Ideas for Finding Joy by Sophie Golding - £8.99
"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."(Henry David Thoreau) Everybody wants to find happiness, although we don’t always know how to get there. Packed with creative ideas and uplifting quotes, this litt ... more
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Science and Islam: A History by Ehsan Masood - £8.99
From Musa al-Khwarizmi who developed algebra in 9th century Baghdad to al-Jazari, a 13th-century Turkish engineer whose achievements include the crank, the camshaft and the reciprocating piston, Science and Islam tells the story of one of history’s ... more
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Uprooted: On the Trail of the Green Man by Nina Lyon - £8.99
Who, or what, is the Green Man, and why is this medieval image so present in our precarious modern times?   An encounter with a carving of the Green Man at an ancient church leads Nina Lyon on a search to track him down in all his various guis ... more
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Eat This, My Friend: Everyday Vegetarian Recipes for Sharing by Jade O'Donahoo - £10.00
60 meat-free and refined sugar-free recipes are presented across five chapters (breakfast, brunch, lunch, sides, dinner, and sweets). The dishes prioritise vegetables and wholefoods for simple food that nourishes you and tastes great.  Eat Th ... more
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Quiet Power: Growing Up as an Introvert in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain - £9.99
The highly anticipated follow-up to the sensational bestseller Quiet - empowering introverted children, teens and young adults.   Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation with Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talkin ... more
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The Mindful Art of Wild Swimming: Reflections for Zen Seekers by Tessa Wardley - £8.99
The Mindful Art of Wild Swimming explores how swimming in rivers, lakes, and seas is the very epitome of conscious living. Zen-seeker Tessa Wardley reconnects the physical and spiritual cycles of life to the changing seasons and flow of wild waters w ... more
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In a Different Key: The Story of Autism by John Donvan and Caren Zucker - £12.99
*Pulitzer finalist 2017*  The stunning history of autism as it has been discovered and felt by parents, children and doctors.  Nearly seventy-five years ago, Donald Triplett of Forest, Mississippi became the first child diagnosed with ... more
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All Birds Have Anxiety by Kathy Hoopmann - £9.99
All Birds Have Anxiety explores the symptoms of anxiety disorder and their impact on day-to-day life through colourful images of life as a bird.  Its humorous yet gentle approach recognises the stress that anxiety can cause, helping people to be ... more
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Psychotherapy East and West by Alan Watts - £14.99
Before he became a counterculture hero, Alan Watts was known as an incisive scholar of Eastern and Western psychology and philosophy. In this 1961 classic, Watts demonstrates his deep understanding of both Western psychotherapy and the Eastern spirit ... more
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The Descent of Man by Grayson Perry - £8.99
"A breeze of a read, makes you see our male-manufactured world a little differently... Grayson Perry has written the very book I wanted to write"(Matt Haig) "GRAYSON PERRY FOR KING AND QUEEN OF ENGLAND. Imagine how BRILLIANT our country would look ... more
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Scummy Mummies: A Celebration of Parenting Failures, Hilarious Confessions, Fish Fingers and Wine by Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn - £7.99
A celebration of parenting failures, hilarious confessions, fish fingers and wine!  This is a book for anyone who’s ever dealt with a poo in the pool, cleaned up a sick in the supermarket, or gone to an important meeting without realising t ... more
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The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to be Calm in a Busy World by Haemin Sunim - £9.99
The Times Top 10 Bestseller   THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, WITH OVER THREE MILLION COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD  'Is it the world that's busy, or my mind?'   The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this timel ... more
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Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life by Yiyun Li - £14.99
A luminous memoir from the award-winning author of The Vagrants and A Thousand Years of Good Prayers.  'What a long way it is from one life to another. Yet why write if not for that distance?'  Startlingly original and shining with quiet wisd ... more
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Sulky, Rowdy, Rude? Why Kids Really Act Out and What to Do About It by Bo Hejlskov Elven and Tina Wiman - £9.99
Children will naturally exhibit a range of negative and positive behaviour, which can often be very challenging for parents.  With a basis in child psychology, the authors provide strategies for managing emotions and facilitating positive relati ... more
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The Mindfulness in Knitting: Meditations on Craft and Calm by Rachael Matthews - £8.99
Everyone can pick up a pair of needles and a ball of yarn. And everyone can be mindful.   The Mindfulness in Knitting casts fresh light on this famously calming craft, and reveals how the simple repetition of plain and purl can in itself nurt ... more
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Birds Art Life Death: A Field Guide to the Small and Significant by Kyo Maclear - £12.99
‘Now when I hear birdsong, I feel an entry to that understory. When I am feeling too squeezed on the ground, exhausted by everything in my care, I look for a little sky. There are always birds flying back and forth, city birds flitting around our h ... more
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The Silent Garden: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Deaf Child by Paul W. Ogden and David H. Smith - £24.50
For over 30 years, The Silent Garden has offered parents of deaf children the support and unbiased information needed to fully realize their children’s potential. This completely revised third edition is a must-have resource that will help parents ... more
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How to Raise a Feminist: Bringing Up Kids with the Confidence to Change the World by Allison Vale and Victoria Ralfs - £12.99
A lively and irreverent celebration of a new wave of non-combative, arms-wide-open feminism-for-all.  'We are all equally fascinating, equally valuable, equally capable of altruism, equally able to change the world for the better. That's fem ... more
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A Philosophy of Loneliness by Lars Svendsen, translated by Kerri Pierce - £12.99
Loneliness is a difficult subject to address, because it has such negative connotations. But the truth is that wherever there are people, there is loneliness: everyone is lonely at some point in their lives. You can be lonely in a crowd or at home, ... more
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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
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Brainwashing: The Science of Thought Control by Kathleen Taylor - £10.99
Throughout history, humans have attempted to influence and control the thoughts of others. Since the word 'brainwashing' was coined in the aftermath of the Korean War, it has become part of the popular culture and been exploited to create sensational ... more
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Tetralogue: I'm Right, You're Wrong by Timothy Williamson - £7.99
Four people with radically different outlooks on the world meet on a train and start talking about what they believe. Their conversation varies from cool logical reasoning to heated personal confrontation. Each starts off convinced that he or she is ... more
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How to Overcome Pain by Leon Chaitow - £8.99
Natural approaches to dealing with everything from arthritis, anxiety and back pain to headaches, PMS and IBS.  Living with pain can provoke frustration, anxiety, depression and sometimes even a reliance on pharmaceutical painkillers. In this ... more
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Tristimania: A Diary of Manic Depression by Jay Griffiths - £9.99
A stark and lyrical account of the psyche in crisis from the author of Kith.   Tristimania tells the story of a devastating year-long episode of manic depression, culminating in a long solo pilgrimage across Spain. Recording the experience of mani ... more
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Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World by Tim Whitmarsh - £9.99
How new is atheism?   In Battling the Gods, Tim Whitmarsh journeys into the ancient Mediterranean to recover the stories of those who first refused the divinities.   Long before the Enlightenment sowed the seeds of disbelief in a deeply ... more
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Night Shift: An Insight into Depression That Words Often Struggle to Reach by Debi Gliori - £9.99
"Debi Gliori is amazing. Her pictures offer people an insight into depression that words often struggle to reach. She makes visible the invisible. And I for one want to thank her for that."(Matt Haig, bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive) W ... more
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Cheer Up Love: Adventures in Depression with the Crab of Hate by Susan Calman - £8.99
"Nothing makes me happier than talking about depression. Packed with stories, humour and a bit of the serious stuff, I will literally write the book on how it feels to be told "Cheer up, Love"'"(Susan Calman) Susan Calman is a well known comedian ... more
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The Wandering Mind: What the Brain Does When You're Not Looking by Michael Corballis - £11.00
If we’ve done our job well — and, let’s be honest, if we're lucky — you’ll read to the end of this description. Most likely, however, you won’t. Somewhere in the middle of the next paragraph, your mind will wander off. Minds wander. That ... more
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Mindfulness for Unravelling Anxiety: Finding Calm & Clarity in Uncertain Times by Richard Gilpin - £8.99
Anxiety is a state many of us know only too well. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is on the global increase too with 1 in 25 people affected in the UK alone.  Mindfulness for Unravelling Anxiety helps loosen the knots and tangles of anxiety a ... more
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Mad Girl by Bryony Gordon - £7.99
"I loved it. A brilliant fast and funny and frank look at something that absolutely needs to be talked about in this way"(Matt Haig) Bryony Gordon has OCD.   It's the snake in her brain that has told her ever since she was a teenager that ... more
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Eat. Sweat. Play: How Sport Can Change Our Lives by Anna Kessel - £12.99
Long-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award, 2016   For too long society has led us to believe that women and sport don't mix. While perspiration and 'fitspiration' have never been so hot, sport continues to be stubbornly cast a ... more
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