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As the clan of the Ice People are scattered across Norway and Denmark, their lives bring new joys – and new dangers. When young Tancred, great grandson of Tengel the Good, sets off on his first adventure, he's drawn into a nightmarish vision of deception and murder. Could it be real? Here he meets Jessica, a young noblewoman, who could be his salvation. But she is haunted by the malice and madness of a family who were meant to protect her. As they are both drawn into the highest circles of Court, intrigue and betrayal surround them, and each must face their nemesis.The Legend of the Ice People series has already captivated over 45 million readers across the world.The story of the Ice People is a moving legend of love and supernatural powers'Margit Sandemo is, simply, quite wonderful.'- The Guardian'Full of convincing characters, well estabished in time and place, and enlightening ... will get your eyes popping, and quite possibly groins twitching ... these are graphic novels without pictures ... I want to know what happens next.'- The Times'A mixure of myth and legend interwoven with historical events, this is imaginative creation that involves the reader from the first page to the last.'- Historical Novels Review'Loved by the masses, the prolific Margit Sandemo has written over 172 novels to date and is Scandinavia s most widely read author...'- Scanorama magazine
Hey, buster! Normal life is a total yawn. Break out of boredom with this super-awesome series from multi-million-copy bestseller Lauren Child. And get ready to meet Ruby Redfort:code-cracking genius. Intrepid detective. Schoolgirl.Ruby Redfort burst onto the scene in October 2011, and, in the words of Julia Eccleshare, "e;put imagination and fun back into childhood"e;.Now, everyone's favourite girl detective is back for a second mind-blowing instalment, packed with all the off-the-wall humour, action and friendship of the first book. This time, though, it's an adventure on the wide open ocean, and Ruby is all at sea... Can she crack the case of the Twinford pirates while evading the clutches of a vile sea monster as well as the evil Count von Viscount? Well, you wouldn't want to bet against her...
Rumour and suspicion continue to haunt the Ice People. When the bodies of four murdered women are found in the woods, the family with magical powers is immediately suspected. A young girl, Hilde, is also drawn into the investigation and accused of being a witch. She's lived alone with her cruel father for years, and is now threatened with death for witchcraft. But the Ice People are always kind to those in need. The family take Hilde in and protect her. As the mystery of the murders unfolds, new threats – and new loyalties – emerge. The Ice People must once again pull together to survive.The Legend of the Ice People series has already captivated over 45 million readers across the world.The story of the Ice People is a moving legend of love and supernatural powers'Margit Sandemo is, simply, quite wonderful.'- The Guardian'Full of convincing characters, well estabished in time and place, and enlightening ... will get your eyes popping, and quite possibly groins twitching ... these are graphic novels without pictures ... I want to know what happens next.'- The Times'A mixure of myth and legend interwoven with historical events, this is imaginative creation that involves the reader from the first page to the last.'- Historical Novels Review'Loved by the masses, the prolific Margit Sandemo has written over 172 novels to date and is Scandinavia s most widely read author...'- Scanorama magazine
This meditation recording by Glenn Harrold has been designed to help you heal your inner child of wounds, blockages, negative emotions and traumas from your past. How would you like to reprogram your inner self at the deepest level to feel very secure and loved and to let go of any self-doubt, fears and worries? With Glenn's beautiful, nurturing recording you can do just that and develop a deep rooted belief that nothing can hold you back and that you can live life with complete freedom. This guided meditation takes you on a powerful journey where you will connect with your inner child where you will be encouraged to heal and nurture this aspect of yourself. At all times you will feel safe and secure even if you feel emotional during the process, as emotional abreactions are often a part of inner child work when you clear old blocks from the past. And even though inner child work can be intense at times, when you clear old traumas you can begin to feel lighter and more like your real self. This recording will help you give your inner child all the love and security they need and as a result you will feel so much stronger in yourself and be able to deal with the ups and downs of life with so much more confidence and self-belief. Please note: the recording includes two versions, one for women and one for men so that it has a more personal feel to it. It is recommended that you continue to use this recording as often as you can as the healing process can have a number of layers. This powerful hypnosis recording will help you become so much more creative and spontaneous in all areas of your life.
Brought to you by Penguin.The audiobook edition of 12 Rules for Life, written and read by Jordan B. Peterson, asks what are the most valuable things that everyone should know? Acclaimed clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson has influenced the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become one of the world's most popular public thinkers, with his lectures on topics from the Bible to romantic relationships to mythology drawing tens of millions of viewers. In an era of unprecedented change and polarizing politics, his frank and refreshing message about the value of individual responsibility and ancient wisdom has resonated around the world.In this audiobook, he provides twelve profound and practical principles for how to live a meaningful life, from setting your house in order before criticising others to comparing yourself to who you were yesterday, not someone else today. Happiness is a pointless goal, he shows us. Instead we must search for meaning, not for its own sake, but as a defence against the suffering that is intrinsic to our existence. Drawing on vivid examples from his clinical practice and personal life, cutting edge psychology and philosophy, and lessons from humanity's oldest myths and stories, Peterson takes the reader on an intellectual journey like no other. Gripping, thought-provoking and deeply rewarding, 12 Rules for Life offers an antidote to the chaos in our lives: eternal truths applied to our modern problems. Jordan B. Peterson 2018 (P) Penguin Audio 2018
Astarte är Karin Boyes debutroman. Här visar Karin Boye upp modernitetens intåg i samhället. Hon tar med oss på en resa till 30-talets skönhetsindustri och konsumtionssamhälle.Karin Boye var en svensk poet, författare och översättare och är en av Sveriges mest älskade författare med läsare i alla åldrar. Hon var som mest verksam under 30-talet, och lämnade efter sig en enastående samling av litteratur. Av hennes prosaverk har den dystopiska science fiction-romanen Kallocain blivit den mest uppmärksammade.
Walt Disney Animation Studios' Moana is a sweeping, CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors' quest. In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, to traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage. They encounter enormous sea creatures, breathtaking underworlds, and ancient folklore. In theaters in late 2016, the film is directed by the renowned filmmaking team of Ron Clements and John Musker (The Little Mermaid, The Princess and the Frog, Aladdin). Moana retells the whole exciting story and is perfect for listeners ages 8 to 12.
Afirmacje to pozytywne twierdzenia, wykorzystujące mechanizmy autosugestii i medytacji. Posiadają moc wpływania na podświadomość, która kontroluje nasze przekonania i zachowania. Stosując je systematycznie, zaczynamy identyfikować się z ich treścią, a w efekcie odpowiednio dostrajamy nasze myśli. Odpowiednio sformułowane, dostosowane do zamierzonego celu, afirmacje stanowią potężne narzędzie, które może realnie przybliżyć do osiągnięcia upragnionej zmiany. „Afirmacje. Hipnoporód-łatwy poród" mają pomóc przejść bezpiecznie i spokojnie przez proces porodu. Wykorzystane w nagraniu stwierdzenia mają wprowadzić ciężarną w stan odprężenia i pozytywnego nastawienia w związku z narodzinami dziecka. Afirmacje sformułowane są z nastawieniem, aby poród przebiegł łatwo i bezboleśnie.Sesję afirmacyjną warto wzmocnić wizualizacjami - wyobrażać sobie, że cel został już osiągnięty i próbować poczuć pozytywne emocje z tym związane.Nagranie składa się z afirmacji klasycznych, czyli treści odbieranych świadomie, a także przekazu podprogowego, który odbierany jest poniżej świadomej percepcji słuchowej.
Mikael Lind of the Ice People has been separated from his family his whole life. He's obediently followed orders and expectations of those who raised him, but always against his own wishes. His life is suffocating, and dark visions are threatening to consume him. But a chance encounter changes everything. It leads him to his family, the Ice People. When Mikael meets his extraordinary family, he finally finds his roots. Meanwhile, Mikael's young son Dominic develops powers of his own and joins the next generation of the Ice People – who are both powerful and cursed.The Legend of the Ice People series has already captivated over 45 million readers across the world.The story of the Ice People is a moving legend of love and supernatural powers'Margit Sandemo is, simply, quite wonderful.'- The Guardian'Full of convincing characters, well estabished in time and place, and enlightening ... will get your eyes popping, and quite possibly groins twitching ... these are graphic novels without pictures ... I want to know what happens next.'- The Times'A mixure of myth and legend interwoven with historical events, this is imaginative creation that involves the reader from the first page to the last.'- Historical Novels Review'Loved by the masses, the prolific Margit Sandemo has written over 172 novels to date and is Scandinavia s most widely read author...'- Scanorama magazine
Jack Canfield reveals the simple set of rules for success that led him to become the multi-million copy bestselling author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and shows how anyone can follow these principles to achieve their own dreams. Read by the author. * Greater levels of performance and achievement are attainable by anyone. This audiobook offers the proven self-empowerment tools and time-tested performance strategies that are the basis for personal and professional success. * Jack Canfield has become the author of over 50 best-selling books by following these principles - here he reveals how they can help you to take on greater challenges, produce break-through results and achieve undreamed-of success. * With the Ten-Step Action Plan you will learn how to:- Take responsibility for your life- Set goals and manage time- Invest in developing knowledge and core skills- Face up to what isn't working and stay motivated- Focus on your unique abilities- Transcend other people's limiting opinionsand much more. * Decide what you want, believe you deserve it and practise the principles, and with these powerful new habits you can experience astonishing opportunities and extraordinary results in all aspects of your life, from your career to your relationships. This audio is abridged and as such covers a selection of principles covered in the book. To read all the principles you may wish to purchase a copy of the book.
Villemo is a force of nature. Her fiery red hair and striking beauty leave a strong impression on everyone who meets her. And her yellow eyes mark her out as one of The Ice People with supernatural powers. She's young, wilful and headstrong, so when she falls in love with the dangerous Eldar, no one can convince her to turn back. But Villemo's story is dangerously entwined with a blood feud - and the threat of rebellion between Norway and Denmark. As Villemo learns about love, and the startling extent of her powers, the Ice People are taken on another dramatic and dangerous journey into the unknown.The Legend of the Ice People series has already captivated over 45 million readers across the world.The story of the Ice People is a moving legend of love and supernatural powers'Margit Sandemo is, simply, quite wonderful.'- The Guardian'Full of convincing characters, well estabished in time and place, and enlightening ... will get your eyes popping, and quite possibly groins twitching ... these are graphic novels without pictures ... I want to know what happens next.'- The Times'A mixure of myth and legend interwoven with historical events, this is imaginative creation that involves the reader from the first page to the last.'- Historical Novels Review'Loved by the masses, the prolific Margit Sandemo has written over 172 novels to date and is Scandinavia s most widely read author...'- Scanorama magazine
Danny 'zonic' Sørensen is head coach of Astralis and one of the most winning Counter-Strike gamers of all-time. In ‘Zonic’ he shares the incredible story about how esports went from dingy internet cafés to become a Billion-Dollar industry of sold-out arenas, fanatical fans and greedy money men. Zonic has played a key role on the journey. With Astralis, he helped build a professional organization where psychologists, dietitians and physiotherapists coach and develop the players. With four Major wins, Astralis is the most winning team in the history of Counter-Strike, and esports teams all over the world are now copying their methods. Danny Sørensen did not take an easy road to the top of professional gaming. Growing up in a run-down area south of Copenhagen, computer games were his way out of crime, and he later had to fight his way past scammers, rivalling gaming clans, Russian oligarchs, teammates' betrayal and charges of cheating to get to the dominant position Astralis now holds. 'Zonic' is also the first behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of a major esports brand. We hear about the players’ intense training schedule, huge cash prizes, internal strife, rivalry with other teams and the many power struggles in the rapidly growing market for esports.
The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 1 begins one of the most remarkable works of history ever fashioned. All the great battles are here, of course, from Bull Run through Shiloh, the Seven Days Battles, and Antietam, but so are the smaller ones: Ball's Bluff, Fort Donelson, Pea Ridge, Island Ten, New Orleans, and Monitor versus Merrimac.The word "e;narrative"e; is the key to this extraordinary book's incandescence and its truth. The story is told entirely from the point of view of the people involved in it. One learns not only what was happening on all fronts but also how the author discovered it during his years of exhaustive research.This first volume in Shelby Foote's comprehensive history is a must-listen for anyone interested in one of the bloodiest wars in America's history.
Ladybird presents First Favourite Tales Audio, a fabulous collection of classic stories for toddlers, brought to life through the magic of audio. Produced with enchanting sound effects and lively music that will delight children, and introduce them to the world's most famous stories.This collection of eighteen classic tales contains:The Three Billy Goats GruffJack and the BeanstalkThe Elves and the ShoemakerThe Wizard of OzThe Ugly DucklingLittle Red HenLittle Red Riding HoodCinderellaGoldilocks and the Three BearsThe Magic Porridge PotAlice in WonderlandPuss in BootsThe Gingerbread ManThe Three Little PigsChicken LickenThe Enormous TurnipSly Fox and Red HenHansel and GretelLadybird is a trusted publisher of pre-school stories. The First Favourite Tales have been specially created for toddler comprehension and content.Also available: Ladybird Tales audio, for children aged 5 onwards.
The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 2 continues one of the most remarkable works of history ever fashioned. Focusing on the pivotal year of 1863, the second volume in Shelby Foote's masterful narrative history brings to life some of the most dramatic and important moments in the Civil War, including the Battle of Gettysburg and Grant's Vicksburg Campaign.The word narrative is the key to this book's extraordinary incandescence and truth: the story is told entirely from the point of view of the people involved. One learns not only what was happening on all fronts but also how the author discovered it during his years of exhaustive research.This is a must-listen for anyone interested in one of the bloodiest wars in America's history.
As seen on ITV's Living on the Veg'The vegan Jamie Olivers.' The TimesSave the Planet and Feel Amazing Includes Exclusive Audio Content with Bosh's first ever 'fireside chat', bonus Q&A and more!BOSH!, the pioneers of simple, easy and delicious plant-based cooking, are here to make a sustainable and ethical lifestyle accessible to everyone.BOSH! How to Live Vegan will help you make a few positive changes that will have a huge impact on the world around you. It covers all aspects of vegan living, everything from food to toiletries to travel. Should you be eating avocados? Is it still ok to wear an old leather belt? What do you tell your friends when they offer you a glass of non-vegan wine? Henry and Ian will answer these questions and more in this fully-comprehensive guide to the how and the why of a plant-based lifestyle.Henry and Ian answer all the questions and more, with easy tips and simple hacks to help you live a more sustainable life. Whether you're already vegan or just about to start on your vegan journey, this is all the inspiration you need.Production Music courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com.
Here is the final volume of the highly acclaimed narrative history named one of the best nonfiction books of the century by National Review.In The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 3, Shelby Foote follows the events of the war from 1862 through 1864, discussing the strategies of both the North and the South and assessing the performance of the Union generals. The book opens with the beginning of the two final, major confrontations of the war: Grant against Lee in Virginia and Sherman pressing Johnston in North Georgia. In vivid narrative as seen from both sides, he tells of the climactic struggles, great and small, on and off the field of battle, that finally decided the fate of this nation.The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 3 brings to a close the story of four years of turmoil and strife that altered American life forever.
Brought to you by Penguin. Read by Lesley Manville and featuring an exclusive Q&A between Richard Osman and Marian Keyes. THE FIRST BOOK IN THE GRIPPING THURSDAY MURDER CLUB SERIES BY TV PRESENTER RICHARD OSMAN. In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved killings. But when a local property developer shows up dead, 'The Thursday Murder Club' find themselves in the middle of their first live case. The four friends, Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron, might be pushing eighty but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer before it's too late?It is great to listen to a feelgood story that wittily reflects society as it is rather than beating the drum of a fashionable cause. Lesley Manville, shortly to be Princess Margaret in The Crown, has so far been sparing in recording audiobooks, but she skilfully immerses herself in Richard Osman's characters, making the most of his comic flair. - The Sunday Times'A little beacon of pleasure...SUCH FUN!' KATE ATKINSON 'What a great read this book is. Brimming with fascinating characters, humour, intrigue and warmth. And of course a brilliant whodunnit' Lesley Manville'Compelling. Mystery fans are going to be enthralled' Harlan Coben 'Smart, compassionate, warm, moving and so VERY funny. I smiled a million times. This book will make a lot of people very, very happy' Marian Keyes Richard Osman 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020
A world at once familiar and unimaginably strange exists all around usand within us. It is the world of consciousness, a protean mental landscape that each of us knows intimately and yet understands scarcely at all. Despite the attempts of scientists and mystics, poets and dreamers, crackpots and geniuses, to map its contours and explain its secret workings, the mind remains mysteriouseven more so the more we learn about it.Yet, as gonzo science journalist Jeff Warren demonstrates in this provocative and entertaining synthesis of cutting-edge research and personal experience, just how much we do now know is little short of astonishing. And when Warren fits the pieces together, the implications of that knowledge are, well, mind blowing.Beginning with the insight that consciousness is not a simple on-off proposition, with rigid demarcations separating waking awareness from sleep, Jeff Warren explores twelve distinct, natural states we can experience in a twenty-four-hour day, each offering its own kind of insight and adventure. He then sets out to experience for himself the seemingly miraculous, all-but-untapped potential of the human mind.From the full-immersion virtual realities of lucid dreaming to the esoteric Eastern meditative practices that have reached outposts of consciousness far beyond the grasp of Western science, from techniques of hypnosis and neurofeedback to such exotic states of awareness as the Watch and the Pure Conscious Event, Warren takes us on an incredible journey through our own heads, conducted with a spirit of adventure and humor, curiosity and wonder.
The unabridged, downloadable audiobook of Ian Kershaw's The End, a searing account of the last days of the Nazi Regime and the downfall of a nation. Read by David Timson.The last months of the Second World War were a nightmarish time to be alive. Unimaginable levels of violence destroyed entire cities. Millions died or were dispossessed. By all kinds of criteria it was the end: the end of the Third Reich and its terrible empire but also, increasingly, it seemed to be the end of European civilization itself.In his gripping, revelatory new book Ian Kershaw describes these final months, from the failed attempt to assassinate Hitler in July 1944 to the German surrender in May 1945. The major question that Kershaw attempts to answer is: what made Germany keep on fighting? In almost every major war there has come a point where defeat has loomed for one side and its rulers have cut a deal with the victors, if only in an attempt to save their own skins. In Hitler's Germany, nothing of this kind happened: in the end the regime had to be stamped out town by town with a level of brutality almost without precedent.Both a highly original piece of research and a gripping narrative, The End makes vivid an era which still deeply scars Europe. It raises the most profound questions about the nature of the Second World War, about the Third Reich and about how ordinary people behave in extreme circumstances.
Brought to you by Penguin.'Untamed will liberate women - emotionally, spiritually, and physically. It is phenomenal.' (Elizabeth Gilbert, author of City of Girls and Eat Pray Love)Who were you before the world told you who to be? Part inspiration, part memoir, Untamed explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and instead dare to listen to and trust in the voice deep inside us. From the beloved New York Times bestselling author, speaker and activist Glennon Doyle.For many years, Glennon Doyle denied her discontent. Then, while speaking at a conference, she looked at a woman across the room and fell instantly in love. Three words flooded her mind: There. She. Is. At first, Glennon assumed these words came to her from on high but soon she realised they had come to her from within. This was the voice she had buried beneath decades of numbing addictions and social conditioning. Glennon decided to let go of the world's expectations of her and reclaim her true untamed self. Soulful and uproarious, forceful and tender, Untamed is both an intimate memoir and a galvanising wake-up call. It is the story of how one woman learned that a responsible mother is not one who slowly dies for her children, but one who shows them how to fully live. It is also the story of how each of us can begin to trust ourselves enough to set boundaries, make peace with our bodies, honour our anger and heartbreak, and unleash our truest, wildest instincts.Untamed shows us how to be brave. And, as Glennon insists, 'The braver we are, the luckier we get.'(c) Glennon Doyle 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020
The first four series of the original BBC Radio 4 fantastical drama series set in a world almost, but not quite, like our own. Paul Hilton stars as William Palmer, the immortal, reluctant and unthanked hero protecting mankind from an enemy they resist believing in: the Grey Folk. Thrilling, dark and contemporary, the dramas are set in a recognisable present day, but one haunted by the folktales of the British Isles: drowned villages, changeling children, werewolves and unruly nature spirits. Duration: 11 hours 40 mins.
INCLUDES AN EXCLUSIVE BONUS PODCAST WITH JOE CORNISH'An affectionate and revealing account ... Funny, sad, real, rueful.' The Times'Warm, rambling and self-aware' GuardianThe long-awaited, rambling, tender, and very funny memoir from Adam BuxtonRamble/E ramb(E )l/Verb1. walk for pleasure in the countryside.'Dr Buckles and Rosie the dog love rambling in the countryside.'2. talk or write at length in a confused or inconsequential way.'Adam rambles on about lots of consequential, compelling and personal matters in his tender, insightful, hilarious and totally unconfused memoir, Ramble Book.'Ramble Book is about parenthood, boarding school trauma, arguing with your partner, bad parties, confrontations on trains, friendship, wanting to fit in, growing up in the 80s, dead dads, teenage sexual anxiety, failed artistic endeavours, being a David Bowie fan; and how everything you read, watch and listen to as a child forms a part of the adult you become. It's also a book about the joys of going off topic and letting your mind wander.And it's about a short, hairy, frequently confused man called Adam Buxton.
In this thrilling radio drama, Batman has been crippled by his fiercest foe ever: Bane, a villain of superhuman strength, cunning and evil. Gotham City is reeling from the shocking news that Batman is confined to a wheelchair. Who will now protect the innocent from the dangerous inmates of Arkham Asylum, whom Bane has released? A new hero - Azrael - takes up the mantle of the Bat. But Azrael is a more brutal Batman than Bruce Wayne, and far more eager to punish the guilty than to protect the innocent. Will he destroy Gotham City in order to save it? On audio for the first time, this fantastic full-cast adventure stars Bob Sessions, Michael Gough, Peter Marinker and Kerry Shale, and it comes from the renowned producer Dirk Maggs, of 'Superman' and 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' radio fame. This stunning audio production was first aired on BBC Radio 1, and its cliffhanging, all-action adventure can now be heard uninterrupted and remastered - complete with dazzling sound effects and specially composed orchestral music.
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Becoming by Michelle Obama. Winner of the Grammy's Best Spoken Word Album 2020An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States'A genuine page-turner, full of intimacies and reflections' Evening Standard'A polished pearl of a memoir' New York Times'A rich, entertaining and candid memoir. And overall Obama's a fun person to sit alongside as she tells you the story of her life . . . it is as beautifully written as any piece of fiction' iIn a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America - the first African-American to serve in that role - she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. Along the way, she showed us a few dance moves, crushed Carpool Karaoke, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare.In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world's most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it - in her own words and on her own terms. Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations - and whose story inspires us to do the same.'Offers new insights into her upbringing on the south side of Chicago and the highs and lows of life with Barack Obama. . . a refreshing level of honesty about what politics really did to her. I have read Barack Obama's two books so far, and this is like inserting a missing piece of reality into the narrative of his dizzying journey' Guardian'I found myself lifting my jaw from my chest at the end of every other chapter . . . this was not the Obama I thought I knew. She was more' Independent'An inspirational memoir that also rings true' Daily Telegraph'It seems a wonderful privilege to have the former First Lady speaking her own words straight into your ear, and her own reading gives the anecdotes extra meaning and emotion.' Daily Mail
First broadcast in 2007, Fags, Mags and Bags delivers shop-based shenanigans and over-the-counter philosophy, courtesy of Ramesh Mahju and his trusty sidekick Dave. Ramesh has built his shop up over the course of 30 years, and it is a firmly entrenched feature of the local area. He is ably assisted by Dave, a forty-something underachiever who shares Ramesh's love of the art of shopkeeping, even if he is treated like a slave. Then of course there are Ramesh's sons Sanjay and Alok, both surly and not particularly keen on the old-school approach to shopkeeping. However, they are the natural successors to the business, and Ramesh is keen to pass all his worldly wisdom on to them - whether they like it or not...Series 1: Raising Keenan, The De-Magowaning of Ramesh, Wall of Crisps, Build the Titanic, The Festival of Maltodextrin, January February. Series 2: Beansy, Beansy, Beasny, Beansy, Beansy, Skeletor Attack, Rameshtonite, All the Best, Cousin Wacko, Confectionary McEnroe.Series 3: Jack Black's Black Jacks, Mr Majhu Goes To Lenzie, The Wrath of Khan, The Lenzie Splicer, Bacon Punctuation and The Fall of Phallon and the Rise of Bugatox. Series 4: Foam Wizards, Magical Mister Murgatroyd, The Bewerdine Spectrum, Evil Nabarra, Ayabassa Alan, John Craven's Fjallraven.
Brought to you by Penguin. Every parent wants their child to be happy and every parent wants to avoid screwing them up. But how do you achieve that? In this absorbing, clever and funny book, renowned psychotherapist Philippa Perry tells us what really matters and what behaviour it is important to avoid - the vital dos and don'ts of parenting. Instead of mapping out the 'perfect' plan, Perry offers a big-picture look at the elements that lead to good parent-child relationships. This refreshing, judgement-free book will help you to: Understand how your own upbringing may affect your parenting Accept that you will make mistakes and learn what you can do about them Break negative cycles and patterns Handle your own and your child's feelings Understand what different behaviours communicate Full of sage and sane advice, this is the book that every parent will want to read and every child will wish their parents had.'Hugely warm, wise, hopeful and encouraging' Alain de Botton 'So clear and true ... Helpful for all relationships in life, not just parent-child' Nigella Lawson Philippa Perry 2019 (P) Penguin Audio 2019
No grammar tests. No memory drills. No chance of failure.Welcome to Learn with Paul Noble - a unique, tried and tested language learning method that has been used by almost a million people to speak fluently and confidently in no time at all.Take your German to the next level with Paul Noble's simple, relaxed approach to learning that has been proven to succeed every time. Unlike more traditional language learning courses, Paul Noble's unique method has no grammar tests, no memory drills and no chance of failure. Just listen, interact and learn wherever you are.In this audiobook, Paul will help you build on your existing German knowledge and give you the confidence to independently construct sentences and speak German fluently in a variety of scenarios. Language learning has finally become quick, easy and effortless.This 8 hour course also includes a handy downloadable booklet to help reinforce your learning.Next Steps is an intermediate course, for non-beginners, which follows on from the Learn German with Paul Noble for Beginners - Complete Course.
Brought to you by PenguinTHE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER TLS, OBSERVER, SUNDAY TIMES, FT, GUARDIAN, DAILY MAIL AND EVENING STANDARD BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017 Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker, read by John Sackville. Includes a bonus PDF of graphs and diagrams. Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, health and longevity and yet it is increasingly neglected in twenty-first-century society, with devastating consequences: every major disease in the developed world - Alzheimer's, cancer, obesity, diabetes - has very strong causal links to deficient sleep. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep, or what good it served, or why its absence is so damaging to our health. Compared to the other basic drives in life - eating, drinking, and reproducing - the purpose of sleep remained elusive. Now, in this audiobook, the first of its kind written by a scientific expert, Professor Matthew Walker explores twenty years of cutting-edge research to solve the mystery of why sleep matters. Looking at creatures from across the animal kingdom as well as major human studies, Why We Sleep delves in to everything from what really happens during REM sleep to how caffeine and alcohol affect sleep and why our sleep patterns change across a lifetime, transforming our appreciation of the extraordinary phenomenon that safeguards our existence. 'Vital ... a life-raft' Guardian 'A top sleep scientist argues that sleep is more important for our health than diet or exercise' The Times 'It had a powerful effect on me' Observer 'I urge you all to read this book' Times Higher Education
Twenty-six episodes from the third BBC Radio series starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn, plus the pilot episode of It Sticks Out Half a MileIn 1973 the BBC adapted its hit wartime TV series for radio, featuring the original television cast and characters. Three series were broadcast between 1974 and 1976, with episodes adapted by Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles.Now you can enjoy once again these unique recordings, with a supporting cast including John Laurie, Arnold Ridley and Ian Lavender. Among the twenty-six episodes are A Man of Action, Keep Young and Beautiful, Absent Friends, The Deadly Attachment, Things That Go Bump in the Night, My British Buddy, Asleep in the Deep, Time On My Hands and Is There Honey Still for Tea? Also included is the 1981 pilot episode of the radio sequel to Dad's Army, It Sticks Out Half a Mile, starring Arthur Lowe and John Le Mesurier.Also in this set is a sixteen-page PDF booklet with comprehensive programme history, synopses for all Series Three episodes, original transmission dates, photographs and cast biographies.