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'Such a beacon of pleasure' KATE ATKINSON'So smart and funny. Deplorably good' IAN RANKIN'A gripping read' SUNDAY TIMESTHE FIRST BOOK IN THE #1 BESTSELLING THURSDAY MURDER CLUB SERIES BY TV PRESENTER RICHARD OSMANIn a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders. But when a brutal killing takes place on their very doorstep, the Thursday Murder Club find themselves in the middle of their first live case.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?__________________________________WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THE THURSDAY MURDER CLUB'Thrilling, moving, laugh-out-loud funny' MARK BILLINGHAM'A great read, I really enjoyed it' GRAHAM NORTON'As the bodies pile up, and more is revealed of the lives and loves of Joyce, Ibrahim, Ron and Elizabeth, you can't help cheering them on - and hoping to meet them again soon' THE TIMES, CRIME BOOK OF THE MONTH'Mystery fans are going to be enthralled' HARLAN COBEN'Pure escapism' THE GUARDIAN, BEST CRIME AND THRILLERS OF 2020'One of the most enjoyable books of the year' DAILY EXPRESS'Smart, compassionate, warm, moving and so VERY funny' MARIAN KEYES'As gripping as it is funny' EVENING STANDARD'Funny, clever and achingly British' ADAM KAY'An exciting new talent in crime fiction' DAILY MAIL'A warm, wise and witty warning never to underestimate the elderly' VAL MCDERMID'Delight after delight from first page to last' RED MAGAZINE'I completely fell in love with it' SHARI LAPENA'This is properly brilliant. The pages fly and I can't stop smiling' STEVE CAVANAGH'Charming, clever debut' STYLIST'I laughed my arse off' BELINDA BAUER'A witty and poignant tale' DAILY TELEGRAPH'Clever, clever plot' FIONA BARTON'An absolutely delightful read' PRIMA MAGAZINE'Utterly charming' SARAH PINBOROUGH'Funny and original' THE SUN'Properly funny and totally charming...steeped in Agatha Christie joy' ARAMINTA HALL'This is one of the most delightful novels of the year' DAILY MIRROR'A bundle of joy' JANE FALLON
'Her best yet' TAYLOR JENKINS REID, Malibu Rising'One of my favourite authors'COLLEEN HOOVER, It Ends With Us 'So smart, so funny, so sexy' BETH O'LEARY, The Roadtrip One summer. Two rivals. A plot twist they didn't see coming...------------------------------------------------------------ Nora is a cut-throat literary agent at the top of her game. Her whole life is books. Charlie is an editor with a gift for creating bestsellers. And he's Nora's work nemesis. Nora has been through enough break-ups to know she's the one men date before finding their happy-ever-after. To prevent another dating dud, Nora's sister has persuaded her to swap her city desk for a month's holiday in Sunshine Falls. It's a small town straight out of a romance novel, but instead of meeting sexy lumberjacks, handsome doctors or cute bartenders, Nora keeps bumping into...Charlie. She's no heroine. He's no hero. So can they take a page out of an entirely different book? Binge-read The Hating Game and now looking to escape into another suitably steamy love story? Look no further... Set over one sizzling August, BOOK LOVERS is the new chemistry-filled 'rivals to lovers' romcom from New York Times #1 bestseller Emily Henry ------------------------------------------------------------ WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT BOOK LOVERS 'A rom-com lover's dream of a book. Razor-sharp and featuring a fierce heroine who does not apologise for her ambition. A breath of fresh air.' TAYLOR JENKINS REID, author of Malibu Rising 'It's so smart, so funny and so sexy. Nora and Charlie have sizzling chemistry - they even make discussing a contract hot. Readers are going to fall head over heels for these two' BETH O'LEARY, author of The Roadtrip 'Sexy and smart - Emily Henry has another hit on her hands' SOPHIE COUSENS, author of Just Haven't Met You Yet'Heartfelt, funny, and full of joy, Emily Henry's latest is packed with surprising twists and turns that keep you rooting for Nora and Charlie every step of the way. (Also, three cheers for Nora's super-relatable bangs journey!)' TIA WILLIAMS, author of Seven Days in June'Her characters fizz like good champagne, they leap off the page and into your heart' JOSIE SILVER, author of One Night on the Island 'Book Lovers is Schitt's Creek for book nerds. A total delight for anyone who's ever secretly rooted for the career girl in a Hallmark movie' CASEY MCQUISTON, One Last Stop 'Emily Henry is my newest automatic-buy author . . . a heartfelt, funny, tender escape that you wish could last forever' JODI PICOULT, author of Wish You Were Here 'I would follow Emily Henry anywhere. A small town, a literary enterprise, a bookstore to rescue, and sex in moonlit streams? Yes, please! Book Lovers is sexy, funny, and smart' EMMA STRAUB, author of All Adults Here'Emily Henry's books are a gift, the perfect balance between steamy and sweet. The prose is effortless, the characters charming. The only downside is reaching the end' V. E SCHWAB, author of The Invisible Life of Addie LaRu 'The most phenomenal portrayal of enemies to lovers I have ever read. . . The prologue grabs you by the hand and positively hurls you into a dazzlingly sharp romance with the best dialogue in contemporary romantic fiction today' LAURA JANE WILLIAMS, author of Our Stop'Sparkles with humour, warmth and tenderness; a love story that worked its way into my heart and is destined to stay there forever. This book is perfect. I couldn't love it more' CRESSIDA McLAUGHLIN, author of Christmas Carols and a Cornish Cream Tea
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERChange your life in 2022 with the first truly practical guide to manifesting, the hugely popular self-development practice that will change your life for good . . .AS SEEN ON THIS MORNING'The face of manifesting in Britain' THE TIMES'A roadmap for a more positive way of life' FINANCIAL TIMES________Written by self-development coach and 'Queen of Manifesting' Roxie Nafousi, this book is the essential guide to anyone and everyone wanting to feel more empowered in their lives. In just seven simple steps you can understand the true art of manifestation and create the life you have always dreamed of.Whether you want to attract your soulmate, land the perfect job, buy the home you have always wanted, or simply find more inner-peace and confidence, Manifest will teach you exactly how to get there . . .1. Be clear in your vision2. Remove fear and doubt3. Align your behaviour4. Overcome tests from the universe5. Embrace gratitude without caveats6. Turn envy into inspiration7. Trust in the universeA meeting of science and wisdom, manifesting is a philosophy and a self-development practice to help you reach for your goals, cultivate self-love and live your best life.Unlock the magic for yourself and begin your journey to turning your dreams into reality.
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities.
Deliciously dark and fantastically funny, Rachel's Holiday is the story of a young woman living life rather too well, until the day she takes it too far . . . 'How did it end up like this? Twenty-seven, unemployed, mistaken for a drug addict, in a treatment centre in the back arse of nowhere with an empty Valium bottle in my knickers . . .' Meet Rachel Walsh. She's been living it up in New York City, spending her nights talking her way into glamorous parties before heading home in the early hours to her hot boyfriend Luke.But her sensible older sister showing up and sending her off to actual rehab wasn't quite part of her plan. She's only agreed to her incarceration because she's heard that rehab is wall-to-wall jacuzzis, gymnasiums and rock stars going cold turkey - plus it's about time she had a holiday.Saying goodbye to fun will be hard. But not as hard as losing the man that, too late, she realises might just be the love of her life . . . _________ 'Gloriously funny' Sunday Times 'A born storyteller' Independent on Sunday 'The voice of a generation' Daily Mirror
Learn how to reframe your anxiety and overcome self-doubt with this accessible guide from clinical psychologist Dr Michaela Dunbar, founder of @myeasytherapyWe all experience anxiety at certain points throughout our lives, some of us more often and more intensely than others. It's an emotion, a chemical reaction, and a fundamental part of being human. It can help you to stay alert and focused, spur you to action, and motivate you to solve problems. But left unchecked, it can have the opposite effect, holding you back and preventing you from living the life you want. You are not alone in this. Dr Michaela Dunbar, qualified clinical psychologist and founder of Instagram @myeasytherapy, has spent years helping ambitious women master their anxiety and overcome self-doubt, so they can take unapologetic action to unlock their potential and find happiness and success. Through one-to-one coaching and therapy sessions and engaging with thousands of women through her online courses, Michaela has identified the seven key ways high-functioning anxiety can manifest in our lives, from people pleasing to imposter syndrome, overwhelm to perfectionism, and shows us how to transform negative thoughts and difficult emotions into positive action. You've Got This will give you the insight and tools to reframe how you view your anxiety and understand how to manage your thoughts and emotions so they no longer interfere with your relationships, your career or quality of life. Learn how to overcome self-doubt, set boundaries, avoid burnout, and free yourself from the traps of overthinking to confidently step into a life you love. (c) Dr Michaela Dunbar 2022 (P) Penguin Audio 2022
The effects of trauma can be devastating for sufferers, their families and future generations. Here one of the world's experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for treatment, moving away from standard talking and drug therapies and towards an alternative approach that heals mind, brain and body.'Van der Kolk draws on thirty years of experience to argue powerfully that trauma is one of the West's most urgent public health issues ... Packed with science and human stories' New Scientist'Breathtaking in its scope and breadth, a seminal work by one of the preeminent pioneers in trauma research and treatment' Peter A. Levine, author of In An Unspoken Voice 'Dr. van der Kolk's masterpiece combines the boundless curiosity of the scientist, the erudition of the scholar, and the passion of the truth teller' Judith Herman, author of Trauma and Recovery
The #1 Sunday Times bestseller from 'the most influential public intellectual in the Western world right now' (New York Times) - now in paperback. How should we live properly in a world of chaos and uncertainty?Jordan Peterson has helped millions of people, young and old, men and women, aim at a life of responsibility and meaning. Now he can help you.Drawing on his own work as a clinical psychologist and on lessons from humanity's oldest myths and stories, Peterson offers twelve profound and realistic principles to live by. After all, as he reminds us, we each have a vital role to play in the unfolding destiny of the world. Deep, rewarding and enlightening, 12 Rules for Life is a lifeboat built solidly for stormy seas: ancient wisdom applied to our contemporary problems.
All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others. Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organized to benefit all who walk on four legs. But as time passes, the ideals of the rebellion are corrupted, then forgotten. And something new and unexpected emerges . . . Animal Farm the history of a rebellion that went wrong is George Orwell s brilliant satire on the corrupting influence of power.
Penguin Audiobooks presents Donna Tartts cult thriller The Secret History, unabridged, downloadable and read by the author herself. A misfit at an exclusive New England college, Richard finds kindred spirits in the five eccentric students of his ancient Greek class. But his new friends have a horrific secret. When blackmail and violence threaten to blow their privileged lives apart, they drag Richard into the nightmare that engulfs them. And soon they enter a terrifying heart of darkness from which they may never return ... The smartest murder-mystery you will ever hear
Discover the most beautiful book of the year as seen on ITV News and in the GuardianTHE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'James has a way to speak to your soul. This book is nothing short of comforting and heartwarming' VEX KING'While the drawings have the charm of Winnie-the-Pooh, the captions have the depth of ancient proverbs' GUARDIAN________A guiding light in the darker months, Big Panda and Tiny Dragon is the beautifully illustrated and mindful journey of two friends through the seasons, inspired by Buddhist philosophy'Which is more important,' asked Big Panda, 'the journey or the destination?''The company,' said Tiny Dragon.Friends Big Panda and Tiny Dragon journey through the seasons of the year together, day and night, in rain and in sun. Travelling through nature, they find hope and inspiration in the world around them, realising that even in the darkest of days, Spring will always return.Feel the calming influence of Big Panda, who reminds us of the bigger picture while appreciating the simplicity of small moments.Explore your surroundings with the inquisitive eye of Tiny Dragon, our friend who is big in heart if not in stature.And on their journey through the ever-changing seasons, join these two friends as they learn how to live in the moment, be at peace with uncertainty, and find the strength to overcome life's obstacles, together.Inspired by Buddhist philosophy and spirituality, James Norbury has captured in these whimsical characters the ideas that have helped him through his most difficult times.________'The two friends often find themselves lost but discover beautiful sights they never would have found if they had gone the right way. While the drawings have the charm of Winnie-the-Pooh, the captions have the depth of ancient proverbs' GUARDIAN