Most popular Lifestyle, sport & leisure books
The most popular Lifestyle, sport & leisure books currently available. Updated weekly.
Don't Shoot the Dog!
This definitive collection from the undisputed queen of cakes brings together all of Mary Berry's most mouth-watering baking recipes in a beautifully packaged edition.
Inspired by her son, who left for university with no cooking skills, Joy May wrote NOSH for Students a simple cookbook specifically for students. What was needed was an easily attainable taste of home, oh, and pictures with every recipe! Joy helps to take the chore out of cooking, giving students a taste of success and fun in the kitchen.
Perching on the porcelain can be very boring when you have nothing to do but poo. But fear no more, as excretion expert Hugh Jassburn has put together a compendium of entertaining activities and informative fun that will make you want to stay put, even if you don't need to go. Doing a number two will never be the same again.
milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss and femininity.
Denmark is often said to be the happiest country in the world. That's down to one thing: hygge. You know hygge when you feel it. It is when you are cuddled up on a sofa with a loved one, or sharing comfort food with your closest friends. It is those crisp blue mornings when the light through your window is just right. Who better than Meik Wiking to be your guide to all things hygge? Meik is CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen and has spent years studying the magic of Danish life. In this beautiful, inspiring book he will help you be more hygge: from picking the right lighting and planning a dinner party through to creating an emergency hygge kit and even how to dress. Meik Wiking is the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen. He is committed to finding out what makes people happy and has concluded that hygge is the magic ingredient that makes Danes the happiest nation in the world. This hardback book has 288 pages and measures: 18 x 13.2 x 2.5cm
Harry Potter: A History of Magic is the official book of the exhibition, a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between Bloomsbury, J.K. Rowling and the brilliant curators of the British Library. It promises to take readers on a fascinating journey through the subjects studied at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry - from Alchemy and Potions classes through to Herbology and Care of Magical Creatures.,<br> <br> Each chapter showcases a treasure trove of artefacts from the British Library and other collections around the world, beside exclusive manuscripts, sketches and illustrations from the Harry Potter archive. There's also a specially commissioned essay for each subject area by an expert, writer or cultural commentator, inspired by the contents of the exhibition - absorbing, insightful and unexpected contributions from Steve Backshall, the Reverend Richard Coles, Owen Davies, Julia Eccleshare, Roger Highfield, Steve Kloves, Lucy Mangan, Anna Pavord and Tim Peake, who offer a personal perspective on their magical theme. Readers will be able to pore over ancient spell books, amazing illuminated scrolls that reveal the secret of the Elixir of Life, vials of dragon's blood, mandrake roots, painted centaurs and a genuine witch's broomstick, in a book that shows J.K., Rowling's magical inventions alongside their cultural and historical forebears. This is the ultimate gift for Harry Potter fans, curious minds, big imaginations, bibliophiles and readers around the world who missed out on the chance to see the exhibition in person.
<p>With their first bestselling book, The GCHQ Puzzle Book, the UK's intelligence and security experts tested us with puzzles, codes and real-life entrance tests from their archives. Now, they are back with a new collection of head-scratching, mind-boggling and brain-bending puzzles that will leave you pondering for hours.</p><p>For those who often found themselves stumped with the first book, there will be even more starter puzzles to get those brains warmed up. Puzzle aficionados needn't worry though, as there will also be an 'Even Harder' section to test everyone to their limits.</p><p>Not only that, but in celebration of GCHQ's centenary, the puzzles in this new book will sit alongside stories, facts and photos from the organisation's first 100 years at the heart of the nation's security.</p><p>From the Government Code & Cipher School, to Bletchley Park, through to protecting against cyberattacks, the security of our country is in the hands of GCHQ. With this book, you'll get exclusive snapshots into the organisation that keeps us all safe.</p><p>Publisher: Penguin Books<br />ISBN: 9780241365434</p>
The major new novel from David Nicholls.
This travel-themed wall calendar takes you on a journey through every country in the world. With one incredible destination featured each month, you'll be inspired to travel far and wide in the year ahead. Includes destination information, national holidays, festivals, sporting events and more.
Warning: MUM'S FAMILY wall calendar makes home and life organization significantly easier. It's the mother of all family calendars, with a full 17 months of practical planning. Each spread features roomy, vertically arranged grids that have five columns across the top one for each member of the family and days of the month along the side.
This brand new book celebrates the forthcoming 20th anniversary of the start of talkSPORT. Featuring hilarious stories about the station and its presenters from launch right through to the current day. With contributions from all the favourite presenters including Alan Brazil, Ally McCoist, and many, many more.
A hilarious look at the bizarre language we use around Brexit - and what it REALLY means
A visual reference book that offers instructions for drawing over 2000 items.
Welcome to the NC500. This tourist route takes in over 500mi (900km) of some of the UK's most stunning scenery. The North Coast 500 winds its way through the North Highlands of Scotland, starting and ending at Inverness. On the way it passes mountains, glens, beaches, cliffs, castles, ancient sites and picturesque villages.
Travel back in time with the brilliant new novel from Jack Sheffield... For the residents of Ragley, the small Yorkshire village, the war is finally starting to feel like a distant memory. But when he stumbles across his family's secret past it is his life that is changed forever.
This compilation of the 500 most unmissable sights and attractions in the world has been ranked by Lonely Planet's global community of travel experts, so big name mega-sights such as the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal battle it out with lesser-known hidden gems for a prized place in the top 10, making this the only bucket list you'll ever need.
The world's most influential chef redefines the possibilities of a restaurant cookbook by sharing new techniques for fermentation--the "secret sauce" behind every dish at Noma, the world's leading restaurant, and one of the most important food topics today--and offering revolutionary knowledge and original recipes for home cooks and professional c
As seen on ITV's Living on the Veg 'The vegan Jamie Olivers.' The Times Save the Planet and Feel Amazing
As seen on the BBC2 show, How I Met Your Mother, The Bro Codeis the internal code of conduct for Bros - The Dangerous Book for Boys meetsThe Game
20 high quality detachable prints featuring the greatest rides from Cyclist magazine. Cyclist is the global magazine for road cycling, which every month showcases the best rides around Europe & the rest of the world. From classic climbs in the French Alps to undiscovered gems on remote islands, the ride articles in Cyclist have become renowned for the quality of their photography. this unique poster collection features 20 images from Cyclists 'Big Rides' that bring to life the beauty & passion of the sport, & each high quality print can be detached, ready for display.
Lonely Planet Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Spanish phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!
@WoodyandKleiny have overcome broken homes and dreams and gone from filming blurry videos that get 100 views to become two of the world's biggest internet content creators, with more than 10 million followers across their social media platforms. Prepare to enter the world of WAK. It's a place where success is more than just luck.
Wilding tells the story of a remarkable experiment: the rewilding of the Knepp Estate in West Sussex, the restoration of natural ecological processes, and the stunning recovery of flora and fauna.
The world is going to hell in a handcart; at least with this book by bestselling author of The Beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump, you get to choose how it ends. The perfect stocking filler
This annual bestseller ranks the hottest countries, regions and cities for 2020, and reveals how well-planned, sustainable travel can be a force for good. Drawing on the knowledge and passion of Lonely Planet's staff, authors and online community, we present a year's worth of inspiration to take you out of the ordinary and into the unforgettable.
From the multi-award-winning and million-copy bestselling author of This is Going to Hurt comes Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas, a brand new gift book that alternates between the hilarious and the heartbreaking, in a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line.
The All Blacks are the world's most successful sporting outfit, undefeated in over 75% of their international matches over the last 100 years. What is the secret of their success? And what can we - as individuals, companies and teams - learn from them?
The story of the 2019 cricketing summer - as seen from the greatest vantage point of them all: the Test Match Special commentary box.
Lonely Planet's Costa Rican Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Costa Rican Spanish phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs.
The Louise Parker Method is the first book from body-transformation expert and founder of the eponymous company, Louise Parker, now in paperback.
With a continual stream of exciting experiences from the Wizarding World, including the successful launch of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them franchise, Harry Potter fans are as engaged as ever. This mini kit continues a magically successful program for Running Press.
The inside story of Manchester City's Treble-winning season, as told by club legend and captain Vincent Kompany