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New Books - Mind, Body & Spirit

Self-help, spirituality, inspirational, alternative health (browse related categories Health & Wellbeing Spirituality )

Most books can be ordered within 7-10 days, subject to availability. If you need a book urgently, or by a specific date, you can always contact us before ordering to ask how long it would take
The Right to Sex - by Amia Srinivasan - £8.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  Essential lessons on the world we live in, from one of our greatest young thinkers – a guide to what everybody is talking about today.  How should we talk about sex? It is a thing we have and also a thing we do; ... more

Riding Out: A Journey of Love, Loss and New Beginnings - by Simon Parker - £16.99
The remarkable and inspirational true story of how one man battled grief and anxiety, one pedal stroke at a time, on a 3,500-mile adventure around Britain.  In March 2020, as Britain entered its first lockdown, Simon Parker's life fell apart; his ... more

Talk With Her: A Dad's Essential Guide to Raising Healthy, Confident, and Capable Daughters - by Kimberly Wolf - £12.99
In Talk with Her, fathers learn that communication" with daughters doesn't mean having "big" conversations all the time. Creating even the smallest moments of connection can build bonds.  "Eminently helpful debut...This is essential reading f ... more

My Mom Had An Abortion - by Beezus B Murphy and Tatiana Gill - £11.99
My Mom Had an Abortion is a unique coming-of-age tale told by a self-described dyslexic-asexual-lesbian-feminist teenager and illustrated by body-positive comic artist Tatiana Gill.   We follow our protagonist Beezus B. Murphy as she chronicles h ... more

Carers and Caring: The One-Stop Guide - by June Andrews - £10.99
A reassuring, expert-informed handbook for ordinary people caring for loved ones.   Whether due to old age, illness or disability, more and more of us are becoming carers to loved ones. Carers and Caring is a complete handbook for anyone i ... more

The Colour of Madness: Mental Health and Race in Technicolour - by Dr Samara Linton and Rianna Walcott - £16.99
‘This book, which shares the poignant lived voices of the racialised experience, is a welcome contribution to the mission to heal and positively transform our mental health, physical health and well-being.’ - Dr Jacqui Dyer, health and social car ... more

This Book Could Save Your Life: Breaking the Silence Around the Mental Health Emergency - by Ben West - £14.99
'What’s sort of funny when something horrific happens is that nothing happens to the rest of the world. The cars still drive, the planes still fly... everything just continues. And that’s probably the best gift we have. Because, for the most part ... more

Moody: The Hidden Power of Hormones - by Amy Thomson - £9.99
'Informative, powerful' VOGUE   'A fascinating and friendly guide for you to understand you better' MELISSA HEMSLEY   'Amy's book is everything I should have learned at school' EMMA GANNON   Hormones were something Amy Thomson, f ... more

Everything is True: A Junior Doctor's Story of Life, Death and Grief in a Time of Pandemic - by Dr Roopa Farooki - £14.99
CHOSEN AS A BOOK OF 2022 BY THE GUARDIAN 'A STAND OUT' SUNDAY TIMES 'STARTLINGLY HONEST AND DEVASTATINGLY GOOD' RACHEL CLARKE, GUARDIAN 'BRILLIANT' OBSERVER  'The most powerful and evocative account of working through the pandemic that I have ... more

The Book of Hope: 101 Voices on Overcoming Adversity - by Jonny Benjamin and Britt Pfluger - £9.99
'There is always hope, even when we cannot seem to seek it within ourselves.'   From the best advice you’ll ever get to the joy of crisps, the brilliant contributors to The Book of Hope will help you to find joy whenever you need it most. These ... more

How I Learned to Live With Panic - by Claire Eastham - £9.99
'An electric, warm, comforting and funny handbook on panic and how to cope and live alongside it' Laura Dockrill, author of What Have I Done?   Award-winning blogger and author Claire Eastham is an expert on panic. She's not a doctor or an aca ... more

The Care We Dream Of: Liberatory & Transformative Approaches to LGBTQ+ Health - by Zena Sharman - £16.99
What if you could trust in getting the health care you need in ways that felt good and helped you thrive? What if the health system honoured and valued queer and trans people's lives, bodies, and expertise? What if LGBTQ+ communities led and organize ... more

Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism - by Barry M. Prizant - £10.99
A REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION Winner of the Autism Society of America's Dr. Temple Grandin Award   Autism is a different way of being human: it offers possibilities and opportunities, not disabilities. By understanding autistic behaviours as ... more

A Walk from the Wild Edge - by Jake Tyler - £9.99
The remarkable true story of one man's escape from the depths of depression through his 3,000 mile walk across the country.  AS SEEN ON BBC BREAKFAST  After coming terrifyingly close to suicide, Jake Tyler was determined to take back ... more

What Mental Illness Really Is... (And What it Isn't) - by Lucy Foulkes - £9.99
We need to rethink the conversation around mental health - psychologist Lucy Foulkes explores how and why.  How do mental health problems arise? How do we distinguish between the 'normal' challenges of modern life and actual illness? Is society ... more

Trauma: The Invisible Epidemic: How Trauma Works and How We Can Heal From It - by Dr Paul Conti - £14.99
Do the work to heal yourself and find a path through trauma.   Trauma is everywhere and so many of us are silently affected by it. Stressful, challenging and frightening events can happen to anyone, at any age, leaving us feeling overwhelmed, ... more

Queer Body Power: Finding Your Body Positivity - by Essie Dennis - £14.99
As a young, queer, plus-size person, Essie Dennis has spent a lot of time feeling like they weren't enough - not queer enough, not feminine enough, not perfect enough. When they took to social media to share how they felt, they were overwhelmed by ho ... more

Don't Worry: 48 Lessons on Achieving Calm - by Shunmyo Masuno - £12.99
Feel your everyday stresses melt away with 48 simple, accessible and achievable lessons in this beautiful mindfulness guide.  From the renowned Bhuddist monk and million-copy bestselling author of Zen: The Art of Simple Living, Shunmyo Masuno ... more

Sedated: How Modern Capitalism Created our Mental Health Crisis - by James Davies - £10.99
A provocative and shocking look at how western society is misunderstanding and mistreating mental illness. Perfect for fans of Empire of Pain and Dope Sick.  In Britain alone, more than 20% of the adult population take a psychiatric drug in a ... more

Welsh Witchcraft: A Guide to the Spirits, Lore, and Magic of Wales - by Mhara Starling - £15.99
A New Approach to Witchcraft Based on Welsh Traditions   Enter a world of sacred lakes, healing herbs, spectral hounds, and the mighty red dragon. Written by a Welsh practitioner, this inspiring book shares the magical traditions of Wales—in ... more

Hairless: Breaking the Vicious Circle of Hair Removal, Submission and Self-Hatred - by Bel Olid - £9.99
Razors, tweezers, wax and hair removal creams: these are the tools for the initiation rites that signal the passage from girl to woman. Today the only acceptable places for a woman to have hair are on her head (preferably long), her eyebrows (not too ... more

The Queer Mental Health Workbook: A Creative Self-Help Guide Using CBT, CFT and DBT - by Dr. Brendan J. Dunlop - £16.99
To be queer is to feel different - a felt sense that you don't fit in. This can be alienating and difficult and lead to mental health challenges and lower wellbeing throughout life. Using a range of therapeutic approaches, this comprehensive, down-to ... more

Blind Spot: Exploring and Educating on Blindness - by Maud Rowell - £7.50
Two million people in the UK live with sight loss, and many more worldwide. Yet the general population knows very little about the day-to-day life of the blind, who must move through a world not designed with them in mind, from city planning and tech ... more

Humanism: A Beginner's Guide (New edition) - by Peter Cave - £9.99
Life does not become empty and meaningless in a godless universe.   This is the contention at the heart of humanism, the philosophy concerned with making sense of the world through reason, experience and shared human values.  In this t ... more

What Do Men Want? Masculinity and Its Discontents - by Nina Power - £18.99
From the acclaimed philosopher and author of One-Dimensional Woman, a bold, playful and open-minded exploration of the role of men in the twenty-first century.   Something is definitely up with men. From millions online who engage with the man ... more

The Empathy Diaries - by Sherry Turkle - £14.99
Winner of the 2021 National Jewish Book Award in Autobiography & Memoir!  “A beautiful book... an instant classic of the genre.” — Dwight Garner, New York Times   • A New York Times Critics’ Top Book of 2021 • A New York Tim ... more

An Extra Pair of Hands - by Kate Mosse - £8.99
A rallying cry for carers and the acts of love that hold families together, from bestselling novelist Kate Mosse.  'Inspiring' GUARDIAN 'Heartbreaking' INDEPENDENT 'I loved it' ADAM KAY 'Beautiful' MATT HAIG 'Luminous' NICCI GERRARD 'Ess ... more

The Comfort Book - by Matt Haig - £9.99
Reflections on hope, survival and the messy miracle of being alive from the bestselling author of The Midnight Library.   It is a strange paradox, that many of the clearest, most comforting life lessons are learned while we are at our lowest. Bu ... more

On Connection - by Kae Tempest - £7.99
Beneath the surface we are all connected...   Drawing on twenty years' experience as a writer and performer, award-winning poet, rapper and storyteller Kae Tempest explores how and why creativity - however we choose to practise it - can cultivate ... more

Dying to Know: Running Through a Pandemic - by Rob Donovan - £9.99
Dying to Know – Why the unthinkable has happened.   I am a runner with a special local circuit. One and three-quarter miles up to the top of the hill at Little Trevalgan, within the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall – and then back down again ... more

Seeking Wisdom: A Spiritual Path to Creative Connection - by Julia Cameron - £16.99
A deeply personal guide to creative recovery, from the internationally bestselling 'queen of change' Julia Cameron.   A six week Artist's Way Programme from legendary author Julia Cameron.   From the bestselling author of The Artist's W ... more

The Instant - by Amy Liptrot - £14.99
The new book from the bestselling and multi-award-winning author of The Outrun – on the ecology of love and heartbreak, the urban environment and the digital age.  Wishing to leave behind the quiet isolation of her Orkney island life, Amy L ... more

52 Ways to Walk: The Surprising Science of Walking for Wellness and Joy, One Week at a Time - by Annabel Streets - £12.99
“Walking had become, once again, the great adventure of my life. But this time science could explain how and why”  Walking strengthens our bodies, calms our minds and lifts our spirits. But it does so much more than this. Our vision, hear ... more

Windswept: Why Women Walk - by Annabel Abbs - £10.99
The story of extraordinary women who lost their way – their sense of self, their identity, their freedom – and found it again through walking in the wild.   For centuries, the wilds have been male territory, while women sat safely confine ... more

Buddhist Folk Tales - by Kevin Walker - £12.99
Buddhist Folk Tales is a wonderful collection of ancient and modern stories from the Buddhist tradition.  From short, snappy tales to longer narratives, they will entertain and tantalise the emotions. Laugh, sigh and cry at stories about pre ... more

Young Oracle Tarot: An Initiation Into Tarot - by Suki Ferguson and Ana Novaes - £14.99
This enchanting treasury of all things tarot for readers aged 11 and up gives a fascinating insight into the history, secrets and practice of tarot.   Featuring a foil-detailed cover, a ribbon marker and stunning illustrations, Young Oracle Tarot ... more

My Mess Is a Bit of a Life: Adventures in Anxiety - by Georgia Pritchett - £9.99
This memoir, told in gloriously comic vignettes, is an utterly joyful reflection on living – and sometimes thriving (sometimes not) – with anxiety.  One of Stylist‘s Best Memoirs for Summer 2021  Multi-award-winning television w ... more

The Reactor: A Book about Grief and Repair - by Nick Blackburn - £12.99
A crystalline, inventive account of loss from a thrilling young literary talent – and a journey to recognition of grief’s destructive and creative possibilities.   I tore the arse of my pyjamas one morning, about a year before he died, an ... more

Recovery: The Lost Art of Convalescence - by Gavin Francis - £5.99
When it comes to illness, sometimes the end is just the beginning. Recovery and convalescence are words that exist at the periphery of our lives - until we are forced to contend with what they really mean.   Here, GP and writer Gavin Francis explo ... more

We Are Family - by Susan Golombok - £9.99
An insight into new ways of becoming a parent by a world-leading expert.   Families come in all shapes and sizes: from the nuclear two-parent two-child unit to gay families, trans families, single parents, and babies conceived using donor eggs ... more

Heavy Light: A Journey Through Madness, Mania and Healing - by Horatio Clare - £9.99
"Deeply moving, darkly funny and hugely powerful"(Robert Macfarlane) "A brave, lit-up account of going mad and getting better"(Jeanette Winterson) After a lifetime of ups and downs, Horatio Clare was committed to hospital under Section 2 of t ... more

Miracles of Our Own Making: A History of Paganism - by Liz Williams - £9.99
Miracles of Our Own Making is a historical overview of magic in the British Isles, from the ancient peoples of Britain to the rich and cosmopolitan landscape of contemporary paganism. We explore the beliefs of the Druids, the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings ... more

Delicacy: A Memoir About Cake and Death - by Katy Wix - £9.99
"Painfully raw and incredibly funny"(Simon Amstell) From award-winning comedian and writer Katy Wix comes Delicacy - a different kind of memoir from an astonishing new voice.  Twenty-one snapshots of a life - some staccato, raw and shocking, ... more

The Sad Ghost Club: Volume Two - by Lize Meddings - £10.99
Ever felt anxious or alone? Like you don't belong anywhere? Like you're almost... invisible? Find your kindred spirits at The Sad Ghost Club. (You are not alone. Shhh. Pass it on.) When two strangers meet at a party and realise they both feel dif ... more

Between Certain Death And A Possible Future: Queer Writing on Growing up with the AIDS Crisis - by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore - £18.99
An enthralling and incisive anthology of personal essays on the persistent impact of the AIDS crisis on queer lives.  Every queer person lives with the trauma of AIDS, and this plays out intergenerationally. Usually we hear about two generati ... more

Misfits: A Personal Manifesto - by Michaela Coel - £9.99
From the brilliant mind of the creator and star of I May Destroy You and Chewing Gum comes a passionate declaration against fitting in.   Michaela Coel's MacTaggart Lecture touched a lot of people with her striking revelations about race, class a ... more

And Now For The Good News... The Much-Needed Tonic for our Frazzled World - by Ruby Wax - £9.99
Bestselling author and comedian, Ruby Wax, uses her iconic wit and expertise to equip readers with a positive roadmap for a kinder, brighter world and better mental health. As we begin to see the green shoots of a post-pandemic world, Ruby Wax's ... more

Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally - by Emily Ladau - £11.99
An approachable guide to being a thoughtful, informed ally to disabled people, with actionable steps for what to say and do (and what not to do) and how you can help make the world a more inclusive place.  “A candid, accessible cheat sheet ... more

Raising Feminist Boys: How to Talk to Your Child About Gender, Consent, and Empathy - by Bobbi Wegner - £13.99
It's never too early to start talking to boys about gender, consent, and empathy. In a world still steeped in gender inequality and sexual violence, it's become more and more clear that we can't just teach girls to protect themselves. We must also te ... more

Maybe I Don't Belong Here: A Memoir of Race, Identity, Breakdown and Recovery - by David Harewood - £20.00
'As a Black British man I believe it is vital that I tell this story. It may be just one account from the perspective of a person of colour who has experienced this system, but it may be enough to potentially change an opinion or, more importantly, s ... more

The Doctor Will See You Now: The Highs and Lows of My Life as an NHS GP - by Amir Khan - £8.99
The Sunday Times Bestseller updated with a new chapter on Amir's experiences during the coronavirus pandemic and being on the frontlines of the historic vaccination effort.   60 hours a week 240 patients 10 minutes to make a diagnosis We ... more

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