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How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb - £8.99
“It sounded to me that to be a gentleman, you needed both manners and bravery. And that thought was horribly fascinating. Because I thought only wimps needed manners. And only tough guys were brave”   Following Peep Show, and alongside Back, t ... more
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On Anxiety: An Anthology by Various writers - £12.99
On Anxiety is the first book produced by 3 of Cups Press, and was funded through Kickstarter in 2017.   Anxiety. Worry, fear, longing, impatience. One word can mean so many things, be it the medical term for a mental health condition or a col ... more
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The Enchanted Life: Unlocking the Magic of the Everyday by Sharon Blackie - £14.99
A book of natural wonders, practical guidance and life-changing empowerment.  ‘I believe that enchantment is an attitude of mind which can be cultivated, a way of approaching the world which anyone can learn to adopt: the enchanted life is poss ... more
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Forest School and Autism: A Practical Guide by Michael James - £18.99
A practical guide to delivering Forest School methods to people with autism - both children and adults - with advice on how to adapt activities to make them more inclusive. Includes tips on how to set up a Forest School, safety issues and how to gath ... more
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This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay - £8.99
"Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable."(Stephen Fry) Sunday Times Humour Book of the Year Winner of the Books Are My Bag Non-Fiction Book of the Year Winner o ... more
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Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death and Surviving by Julia Samuel - £9.99
Death is the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood. So many of us feel awkward and uncertain around death, and shy away from talking honestly with family and friends. Grief Works is a compassionate guide that will inf ... more
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Fifteen Things They Forgot to Tell You About Autism by Debby Elley - £12.99
Alec and Bobby are twins with autism, but nobody could ever say they are the same. Here, their mum gives a down-to-earth account of their family life, proving that autism is not one-size-fits-all. This honest and funny book shares experience and advi ... more
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Zen Science: Stop and Smell the Universe by Institute of Zen Science - £9.99
An inspirational collection of musings on the wonders of nature and the universe, Zen Science pairs the fun of popular science trivia with the benefits of mindfulness.   It takes 30,000 years to create a single ray of sunlight. A pinch of soil ... more
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Mindful Thoughts for City Dwellers: The Joy of Urban Living by Lucy Anna Scott - £5.99
We've come to believe that living in a city is the very opposite of living a mindful life. But this couldn't be further from the truth. Enriching, inventive, ever-evolving, and social, cities are rich with ingredients for sparkling spiritual health. ... more
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Make Someone Happy and Find Your Own Happiness Along the Way: A Creative Kindness Journal by Emily Coxhead - £9.99
When we are kind we feel happy and this inspiring journal will help you to do just that: every page focuses on the bright spots we overlook every day and will encourage you to pass these simple joys on to others. With infectious charm and delightful ... more
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Mindfulness and the Natural World: Bringing our Awareness Back to Nature by Claire Thompson - £7.99
Mindfulness and the Natural World explores what it means to connect with nature and how we can learn from nature to be more mindful in everyday life. Claire Thompson takes us on an engaging journey into the natural world and encourages us to experien ... more
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A Treasury of British Folklore: Maypoles, Mandrakes and Mistletoe by Dee Dee Chainey - £12.99
An entertaining and engrossing collection of British customs, superstitions and legends from past and present.   Did you know, in Cumbria it was believed a person lying on a pillow stuffed with pigeon’s feathers could not die? Or that green ... more
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A Beginner's Guide to Losing Your Mind by Emily Reynolds - £9.99
A funny and moving memoir from a girl with bipolar, including down-to-earth, practical advice for young people and those who love them.  Emily Reynolds is mad. After years of trying - and failing - to cope with her symptoms, she was finally d ... more
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The Unmumsy Mum Diary by The Unmumsy Mum - £8.99
She's back! The Unmumsy Mum has put pen to paper (or fingers to the keyboard!) once more to bring you the next instalment of her life as mum to two young boys, documenting motherhood exactly as she finds it. Her words have made mums, dads and grandpa ... more
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Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight: A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism by Naoki Higashida - £8.99
Following his ground-breaking international bestseller The Reason I Jump, written when he was only thirteen, Naoki Higashida offers equally illuminating and practical insights into autism from his current perspective as a young man.   Naoki Higash ... more
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A Series of Unfortunate Stereotypes: Naming and Shaming Mental Health Stigmas by Lucy Nichol - £11.99
From a young age, Lucy Nichol has always been on edge. Whether it’s because of her fear of beards, a general sense that she can catch a disease from anything, or the belief that she’s going to throw up at any given moment, she’s never really fe ... more
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The Green Hedge Witch by Rae Beth - £9.99
Rae Beth, author of the bestselling Hedge Witch, here blends the ancient traditions of hedge witchcraft with our modern concerns for the natural world. Working in liminal places and with wild spirits, she shows how we can both help to heal the human ... more
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Birds Art Life: The Art of Noticing the Small and Significant by Kyo Maclear - £8.99
We live in a world that prizes the fast over the slow, the new over the familiar and work over rest. Birds Art Life Death is Kyo Maclear’s beautiful journey to stake out a sense of meaning amid the crushing rush.   One winter Kyo Maclear f ... more
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Food You Can Forage: Edible Plants to Harvest, Cook and Enjoy by Tiffany Francis - £16.99
When you know where to look, each season Nature provides a generous spread of tasty treats ripe for the picking. Foraging can be an adventure for the entire family, and Food You Can Forage is packed with photos, illustrations and useful information t ... more
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WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere by Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel - £8.99
Imagine a sisterhood – across all creeds and cultures. An unspoken agreement that we, as women, will support and encourage one another. That we will remember we don't know what struggles each of us may be facing elsewhere in our lives and so we wil ... more
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Go the Way Your Blood Beats: On Truth and Desire by Michael Amherst - £8.99
Using bisexuality as a frame, Go the Way Your Blood Beats questions the division of sexuality into straight and gay, in a timely exploration of the complex histories and psychologies of human desire.   A challenge to the idea that sexuality ca ... more
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Sound: A Story of Hearing Lost and Found by Bella Bathurst - £8.99
'By the summer of 1998, it had become clear that there was something wrong with my hearing. It didn't happen suddenly but softly, so softly I almost wasn't aware of it happening; sound seemed to have stolen away ...'   For twelve years, Bella ... more
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Future Sex: A New Kind of Free Love by Emily Witt - £8.99
Emily Witt is single and in her thirties. Until recently she had always imagined she would meet the right person and fall in love. But, as we all know, things are more complicated than that. Love is rare and frequently unreciprocated; sexual acquisit ... more
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Tong Sing: The Book of Wisdom Based on the Ancient Chinese Almanac by Dr Charles Windridge and Cheng Kam Fong - £14.99
The words 'Tong Sing' mean 'know everything book'.  No wonder the traditional Chinese almanac contains information on everything from astrology to herbal remedies, Taoist philosophy to the interpretation of dreams.  Drawing his inspiratio ... 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 - £8.99
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 timely guide to m ... more
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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds by Cordelia Fine - £8.99
WINNER OF THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE   Testosterone Rex is the powerful myth that squashes hopes of sex equality by telling us that men and women have evolved different natures. Fixed in an ancestral past that rew ... more
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Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life by Yiyun Li - £9.99
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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Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions by Johann Hari - £16.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER.   From the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream, a radically new way of thinking about depression and anxiety   What really causes depression and anxiety – and how can we really solve th ... more
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Wild & Wise: Sacred Feminine Meditations for Women's Circles & Personal Awakening by Amy Bammel Wilding - £10.99
Wild & Wise is not merely a collection of guided meditations, but a potent tool for personal and global transformation. The meditations within beckon you to explore the powerful realm of symbolism and archetypes, inviting you to access your wild and ... more
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Justice for Laughing Boy: Connor Sparrowhawk - A Death by Indifference by Sara Ryan - £12.99
On July 4th 2013, Connor Sparrowhawk, also known as Laughing Boy or LB, was found dead in a specialist NHS unit. Connor, who had autism and epilepsy, had a seizure while in the bath and no member of staff was on hand to stop him from drowning. An ent ... more
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Things That Help: Healing Our Lives Through Feminism, Anarchism, Punk, & Adventure by Cindy Crabb - £14.99
Living in the margins of a culture she never felt comfortable in, Cindy Crabb touches on her experiences with feminism, girl-gangs, abuse, and gender identity. With stories, essays, interviews, and more, Cindy writes with fierce honesty and compassio ... more
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Grassroots Zen: Community and Practice in the Twenty-First Century by Perle Besserman and Manfred Steger - £11.99
Grassroots Zen envisions a socially engaged Buddhism where zazen is integrated each day with work, family, and social obligations.   Though both authors have practiced traditional Zen for decades here they eschew the militaristic, patriarchal tend ... more
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The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook by Bruce D. Perry and Maia Szalavitz - £13.99
Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, witnesses, children raised in closets and cages, and victims of family violence. Here he tells their stories of trauma and transformation. ... more
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Quiet Girl in a Noisy World: An Introvert's Story by Debbie Tung - £9.99
Sweet, funny, and quietly poignant, Debbie Tung’s comics reveal the ups and downs of coming of age as an introvert.   This illustrated gift book of short comics illuminates author Debbie Tung's experience as an introvert in an extrovert’ ... more
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Writing Ourselves Whole by Jen Cross - £12.99
Creating books that will change your life.   Healing victims of sexual assault through transformative journaling: One in six women is the victim of sexual assault. Using her own hard-won wisdom, author Jen Cross shows how to heal through journalin ... more
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Mindful Pregnancy & Birth: Nurturing Love and Awareness by Riga Forbes - £8.99
Focusing on the entire journey; from pregnancy through to early parenthood, this guide to living mindfully for expectant mothers helps prepare you for birth and improve your wellbeing with the ancient practice of mindfulness. When we talk about makin ... more
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How to Be Human: The Manual by Ruby Wax - £14.99
*FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FRAZZLED* "A three way encounter between a Monk, a neuroscientist and Ruby Wax sounds like the set up for a joke. Instead it's produced one of the most fascinating, intriguing and informative books about mi ... more
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Rebellious Mourning: The Collected Works Of Grief by Cindy Milstein (Editor) - £16.00
We can bear almost anything when it is worked through collectively. Grief is generally thought of as something personal and insular, but when we publicly share loss and pain, we lessen the power of the forces that debilitate us, while at the same tim ... more
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Ten Tales from Tibet: Cultivating Compassion by Lama Lhakpa Yeshe - £8.99
Ten Tales from Tibet offers ten gentle, yet powerful, lessons exploring compassion, the very essence of Buddhism. A collection of poetic re-tellings distilled from ancient oral tradition, the stories have been specially chosen by Lama Lhakpa Yeshe be ... more
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The Asperger Teen's Toolkit by Francis Musgrave - £12.99
With minimal text and fun, comic book style graphics, this is a treasure trove of information for young people with Asperger Syndrome and their carers.   Exploring the science of how the human mind works, it gives handy tips on how to cope wi ... more
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Meditation: Coming to Know Your Mind by Matteo Pistono - £8.99
A practical, step-by-step guide to meditation, suitable for beginners as well as those wishing to refresh their knowledge and inspire their practice.   Matteo shares the essence of the many teachings and practices he learned during his 20 year ... more
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The Calm Buddha at Bedtime by Dharmachari Nagaraja - £12.99
Tales of Wisdom, Compassion and Mindfulness to Read with Your Child.   Growing up in the modern world, our children have to cope with an ever-increasing amount of stress, which can feel worrying to both them and us. The ancient wisdom of Buddh ... more
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The Natural Menopause Plan by Maryon Stewart - £12.99
Over the past 20 years Maryon Stewart has helped over a million women worldwide alleviate the symptoms of menopause and other hormonally-based conditions. The effects of menopause can be utterly debilitating for women, and can destroy their physical, ... more
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The Joy of Mindful Writing: Notes to Inspire Creative Awareness by Joy Kenward - £8.99
Embrace the process of writing and the rich potential of conscious creativity and mindfulness with this enlightening insight into mindful writing.  Exploring how writing mindfully can create deeper connections with your words, your characters, a ... more
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How to Survive a Plague: The Story of How Activists and Scientists Tamed AIDS by David France - £12.99
Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction   Winner of The Green Carnation Prize for LGBTQ literature   Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT non-fiction   Shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize 2017   'Th ... more
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Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy by Lynne Segal - £16.99
What is the true meaning of happiness? Lynne Segal explores the radical potential of being together.   Why are we so obsessed by the pursuit of happiness? With new ways to measure contentment we are told that we have a right to individual joy. But ... more
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Maria and Me: A Father, A Daughter (and Autism) by Maria Gallardo and Miguel Gallardo - £12.99
Giving a father's insight into life with his daughter Maria, aged 12, who has autism, this comic tells the story of their week holiday in the Canary Islands, Spain. Delightful illustrations and dialogue between father and daughter show the day-to-day ... more
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The Illustrated Guide to Dyslexia and Its Amazing People by Kate Power & Kathy Iwanczak Forsyth - £13.99
Use this guide to weed out what dyslexia means for you and discover the tools you need to blossom!   Dyslexia comes to life with visual imagery and colourful text in this new book on what dyslexia means, how it feels, what to do about it, and ... more
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A Short History of Truth: Consolations for a Post-Truth World by Julian Baggini - £9.99
The thinking person's tonic for our troubling times.   How did we find ourselves in a "post-truth" world of "alternative facts"? And can we get out of it? A Short History of Truth sets out to answer these questions by looking at the complex hi ... more
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My Father's Wake: How the Irish Teach Us to Live, Love and Die by Kevin Toolis - £16.99
An intimate, lyrical memoir exploring the ancient rite of the Irish wake, and the Irish way of overcoming our fear of death - Being Mortal meets The Last Act of Love.  Death is a whisper in the Anglo-Saxon world. But on a remote island, off t ... more
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Be A Man by Chris Hemmings - £12.99
For decades women have shone the spotlight on equality and asked why they’re treated like second-class citizens. They’ve understandably demanded freedoms, rights and legal protections and, while they’ve slowly won some battles, it has been far ... more
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