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THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER BOOK OF THE YEAR AT THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS `Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable.' - Stephen Fry Welcome to the life of a junior doctor: 97-hour weeks, life and death decisions, a ...
This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER BOOK OF THE YEAR AT THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS `Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable.' - Stephen Fry Welcome to the life of a junior doctor: 97-hour weeks, life and death decisions, a constant tsunami of bodily fluids, and the hospital parking meter earns more than you. Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt provides a no-holds-barred account of his time on the NHS front line. Hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking, this diary is everything you wanted to know - and more than a few things you didn't - about life on and off the hospital ward. Sunday Times Number One Bestseller for over eight months and winner of a record FOUR National Book Awards: Book of the Year, Non-Fiction Book of the Year, New Writer of the Year and Zoe Ball Book Club Book of the Year. This edition includes extra diary entries and a new afterword by the author.
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14.18 USD

This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

by Adam Kay
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WITH A NEW CHAPTER ON TURNING THIRTY *Winner of Autobiography of the Year at the National Book Awards 2018* *Shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of the Year 2018* Award-winning journalist Dolly Alderton survived her twenties (just about) and in Everything I Know About Love, she gives ...
Everything I Know About Love
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WITH A NEW CHAPTER ON TURNING THIRTY *Winner of Autobiography of the Year at the National Book Awards 2018* *Shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of the Year 2018* Award-winning journalist Dolly Alderton survived her twenties (just about) and in Everything I Know About Love, she gives an unflinching account of the bad dates and squalid flat-shares, the heartaches and humiliations, and most importantly, the unbreakable female friendships that helped her to hold it all together. Glittering with wit, heart and humour, this is a book to press into the hands of every woman who has ever been there or is about to find themselves taking that first step towards the rest of their lives. *************** 'Alderton is Nora Ephron for the millennial generation' Elizabeth Day 'Steeped in furiously funny accounts of one-night stands, ill-advised late-night taxi journeys up the M1, grubby flat-shares and the beauty of female friendships, as Alderton joyfully booze-cruises her way through her twenties' Metro 'Deeply funny, sometimes shocking, and admirably open-hearted and optimistic' Daily Telegraph 'The book we will thrust into our friends' hands . . . that will help heal a broken heart. Alderton's wise words can resonate with women of all ages. She feels like a best friend and your older sister all rolled into one and her pages wrap around you like a warm hug' Evening Standard 'A sensitive, astute and funny account of growing up millennial' Observer 'I loved its truth, self awareness, humour and most of all, its heart-spilling generosity' Sophie Dahl 'Alderton proves a razor-sharp observer of the shifting dynamics of long term female friendship' Mail on Sunday 'It's so full of life and laughs - I gobbled up this book. Alderton has built something beautiful and true out of many fragments of daftness' Amy Liptrot
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14.18 USD

Everything I Know About Love

by Dolly Alderton
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'A gift of both books this Christmas will see the recipient barely stir from reading for days' - Sunday Independent (Ireland) 'There aren't enough words for how much I love it' Marian Keyes _______________ Meet Aisling. She's a small-town girl who dreams of the big city. She has a heart ...
Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling
'A gift of both books this Christmas will see the recipient barely stir from reading for days' - Sunday Independent (Ireland) 'There aren't enough words for how much I love it' Marian Keyes _______________ Meet Aisling. She's a small-town girl who dreams of the big city. She has a heart of gold and an iron belief in the power of control tights. She has a steady job and a loyal boyfriend (though he hasn't put a ring on it even after seven years). Then one disastrous romantic getaway convinces Aisling to leave him behind and head for the bright lights. But with glamorous new flatmates, a scandal at work and a weird love square, Aisling has no idea what's about to hit her. _______________ 'Will have you laughing your socks off' Fabulous 'Sweet, funny, moving, perfect' The Pool 'You'll laugh, you'll cry . . . an utter ray of sunshine' Red 'Comparisons with Bridget Jones are spot on' Independent *** Can't get enough of Aisling? Then why not read the hilarious follow-up to this smash-hit romantic comedy - The Importance of Being Aisling is out now! ***
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13.64 USD

Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling

by Emer McLysaght, Sarah Breen
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In November 2016 we woke up to the news that the forthright presenter of a popular television programme had become the most powerful man on the planet. His name, sadly, was not Jeremy Clarkson, but we might not have been any more surprised if it had been. Because the world ...
If You'd Just Let Me Finish
In November 2016 we woke up to the news that the forthright presenter of a popular television programme had become the most powerful man on the planet. His name, sadly, was not Jeremy Clarkson, but we might not have been any more surprised if it had been. Because the world seems to have taken a decidedly odd turn since Jeremy last reflected on the state of things between the covers of a book. But who better than JC to help us navigate our way through the mess? And while he's being trying to make sense of it all he's discovered one or two things along the way, including - The disabling effects of being vegan - How Blackpool might be improved by drilling a hole through it - The problem with meditation - A perfect location for rebuilding Palmyra - Why Tom Cruise can worship lizards if he wants to It's all been a bit unsettling. But don't worry. If You'd Just Let Me Finish is Clarkson at his best. He may be as bemused, exasperated, amused and surprised as the rest of us, but in a world gone crazy, thank God someone has still got his head screwed on ...
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23.62 USD

If You'd Just Let Me Finish

by Jeremy Clarkson
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The international bestseller about friendship, second chances, and a tiny glow-in-the-dark pink elephant `The most enjoyable novel I've read all year' Elizabeth McKenzie, author of The Portable Veblen 'I loved Elefant! It was a complete tonic' Seni Glaister, author of The Museum of Things Left Behind `It's easy to fall ...
Elefant
The international bestseller about friendship, second chances, and a tiny glow-in-the-dark pink elephant `The most enjoyable novel I've read all year' Elizabeth McKenzie, author of The Portable Veblen 'I loved Elefant! It was a complete tonic' Seni Glaister, author of The Museum of Things Left Behind `It's easy to fall in love with this novel because it's easy to fall in love with its main character, a tiny, glowing, pink elephant.' Homer Hickam, author of Carry Albert Home What would you do if you woke up to see a living, breathing, tiny, glowing, pink elephant? If you're anything like Schoch, who lives on the streets of Zurich and is decidedly down on his luck, you might well think it's time to put away the bottle before your hallucinations get any stranger, and go back to sleep. But what if the tiny pink elephant is still there when you wake up? And clearly needs someone to take care of it? And what if you discover that it's been created through genetic engineering, by a group of scientists who just want to use it to get rich and don't care about the elephant's welfare? And that they're in cahoots with a circus and will stop at nothing to get it back? What if this little elephant is about to change your life?
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16.790000 USD

Elefant

by Martin Suter
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How to organise the best stag do and make the perfect speech. Congratulations, your best friend has made you his best man, but with great power comes great responsibility. You need to send the groom off with a bang and Stag Dos and Speeches is here to help. Packed with ...
Stag Dos and Speeches: Sound Advice for Sending Your Groom off in Style
How to organise the best stag do and make the perfect speech. Congratulations, your best friend has made you his best man, but with great power comes great responsibility. You need to send the groom off with a bang and Stag Dos and Speeches is here to help. Packed with ideas for a range of different stag dos - from Vegas blow-outs to country escapes - every stage of the event is covered in depth, making sure you and your friends have the best time possible. And then there's the speech; the time when the pressure is really on as all eyes are upon you. With advice on what to say and what not to say (ex-girlfriends are definitely off-limits!), who to thank, how to write jokes, dealing with nerves and more, you'll be able to write a first-class speech that will make your groom proud to have chosen you as his best man.
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13.64 USD

Stag Dos and Speeches: Sound Advice for Sending Your Groom off in Style

by Dominic Bliss
Hardback
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The motto of this book is smarter through laughter. The Laughing Guide to Change combines humor and science to make you happier and healthier. To improve your well-being you need to master your behaviors, emotions and thoughts. These are important drivers of change that can be learned and practiced every ...
The Laughing Guide to Change: Using Humor and Science to Master Your Behaviors, Emotions, and Thoughts
The motto of this book is smarter through laughter. The Laughing Guide to Change combines humor and science to make you happier and healthier. To improve your well-being you need to master your behaviors, emotions and thoughts. These are important drivers of change that can be learned and practiced every day. To reinforce the learning, the scientific part of each chapter is followed by funny stories. In the Behaviors chapter you will learn how to set a goal and create positive habits. In the Emotions chapter you will study the secrets of cultivating positive emotions and managing negative emotions. After reading the Thoughts chapter you will be able to master the art of challenging negative assumptions and writing a new story about yourself. The Laughing Guide to Change is a user friendly manual for tackling different aspects of well-being, from psychological to interpersonal to physical well-being. If you are interested in improving your personal, family, or occupational life, this book is for you. The book will motivate you to take action through a series of achievable steps. The humor will keep you entertained, while the science will keep you engaged.
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31.500000 USD

The Laughing Guide to Change: Using Humor and Science to Master Your Behaviors, Emotions, and Thoughts

by Ora Prilleltensky
Hardback
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#TEAMBRIDE is the essential handbook to make sure your BFF has the hen party of her dreams! Look no further for the perfect hen party keepsake for your #teambride! Perfect for party bags, this cute book is packed with quizzes and games; party planning inspiration, checklists, and decor ideas; advice ...
#Team Bride: How to plan the perfect party for your BFF
#TEAMBRIDE is the essential handbook to make sure your BFF has the hen party of her dreams! Look no further for the perfect hen party keepsake for your #teambride! Perfect for party bags, this cute book is packed with quizzes and games; party planning inspiration, checklists, and decor ideas; advice for the bride-to-be; disaster management solutions for last minute wobbles; rude recipes; and a memory section to tell the story of your friendship and capture those once-in-a-lifetime hen memories. Don't waste hours party-planning online when you can get all the fun you need in one adorable little book!
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10.23 USD

#Team Bride: How to plan the perfect party for your BFF

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Hilarious New York Times A remarkable, educating and yet touching insight into the life of ordinary yellow chicks - Nick Park, creator of Chicken Run and the Wallace and Gromit films With more personality than most people have to spare, these fluffy yellow chicks negotiate the trials and tribulations of ...
Winging It: Chicks with Zero Clucks to Give
Hilarious New York Times A remarkable, educating and yet touching insight into the life of ordinary yellow chicks - Nick Park, creator of Chicken Run and the Wallace and Gromit films With more personality than most people have to spare, these fluffy yellow chicks negotiate the trials and tribulations of a modern world that's filled with three-headed blind dates, playground popularity battles and faddy diets. Some things are inescapable, even for chickens. Originally published as Bitter with Baggage Seeks Same
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13.64 USD

Winging It: Chicks with Zero Clucks to Give

by Sloane Tanen
Hardback
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Lara the Runaway Cat tells the story of Gobi, the loveable pup who followed Dion Leonard across a gruelling 155-mile trek across the Gobi Desert, and her mischievous cat sister, Lara, who runs away from her family, seeking a courageous adventure and different life. Lara doesn't realise how good she ...
Lara The Runaway Cat: One cat's journey to discover home is where the heart is
Lara the Runaway Cat tells the story of Gobi, the loveable pup who followed Dion Leonard across a gruelling 155-mile trek across the Gobi Desert, and her mischievous cat sister, Lara, who runs away from her family, seeking a courageous adventure and different life. Lara doesn't realise how good she has it in her home in Edinburgh with her owners, Dion and Lucja, and of course her sister, Gobi. If she's being honest, she's jealous of Gobi's fame and the international attention she has received ever since Dion found her. Okay, Gobi may have survived an ultra-marathon across the Gobi Desert, but it's not as if Lara doesn't earn her fresh prawns! She dreams about the day when she can go outdoors and see the world, discover new friends and be free to make her own name. But Lara's wishful thinking gets the better of her as she takes a leap into the unknown and is forced to decide between her loyalties to her family and need to experience an adventure to rival Gobi's. Join Lara in her eventful travels from Edinburgh to France, Beijing to Australia, where she is faced with challenges that will change her life forever. Following on from the astounding real-life story of Dion Leonard, this fictionalised tale is a must-read for animal lovers everywhere.
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17.05 USD

Lara The Runaway Cat: One cat's journey to discover home is where the heart is

by Dion Leonard
Hardback
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Want to know the truth about what life is like as a mum and step-mum with a chaotic patchwork family? This book is everything I've been through that's made me who I am, plus the lessons I've learned from many mistakes. I hope that it will ...
Part-Time Working Mummy: A Patchwork Life
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Want to know the truth about what life is like as a mum and step-mum with a chaotic patchwork family? This book is everything I've been through that's made me who I am, plus the lessons I've learned from many mistakes. I hope that it will make you laugh as well as give you strength to keep going when times get tough. After all, we are all in this together... Rachaele, aka Part-Time Working Mummy Hundreds of thousands of fans flock to the Part-Time Working Mummy page for its heartfelt posts, honest accounts of complicated family life and its appeal to 'bring parents together to support each other through all the sh*t that life throws at us!'. This book channels the amazing spirit of the page, with Rachaele sharing behind-the-scenes experiences that have shaped her own views on parenting and life; packed with personal stories and lessons learned, it's about the best, the worst and the ok times in a 'normal' family. As well as tackling subjects like single parenthood, patchwork families, unexpected pregnancy, domestic violence and bullying, the book ultimately spreads a message of kindness amidst the chaos and inspires you to change the world for the better - and, of course, a good laugh to see you through the tough times!
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13.64 USD

Part-Time Working Mummy: A Patchwork Life

by Rachaele Hambleton
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Every few weeks a politician, pundit or soap star causes a media storm by making a gaffe or tweeting a joke that some people do not find funny. Comedy is very hard to get right and yet we think it's important to have a sense of humour and not take ...
The Sacred Art of Joking
Every few weeks a politician, pundit or soap star causes a media storm by making a gaffe or tweeting a joke that some people do not find funny. Comedy is very hard to get right and yet we think it's important to have a sense of humour and not take yourself too seriously. On the other hand, a sense of humour failure can lead to losing your friends, your twitter account, your job, your career and, in some cases, your life. James Cary knows about this. He is a sitcom writer who's written jokes about bomb disposal in Afghanistan (Bluestone 42), defended comments about Islam by Ben Elton on Newsnight, been on a panel with radical Muslim cleric Anjem Choudary, sits on the General Synod of the Church of England and somehow managed to co-write episodes of Miranda. An odd mix, but one that makes him very readable. This entertaining, breezy book, explains how comedy works (with jokes and quotes) and gives much-needed insights into the controversy surrounding humour.
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15.34 USD

The Sacred Art of Joking

by James Cary
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Sophie Corrigan evokes everyone's inner zoologist in this charmingly illustrated and wittily worded menagerie. Each critter featured in this fun book is tagged with totally fictitious yet comically accurate anatomical labels, from a tree frog's clingy jazz hands and a raccoon's sneaky bandito mask to a velociraptor's disembowly prowlies and ...
Animal Anatomy: Sniff tips, running sticks, and other accurately named animal parts
Sophie Corrigan evokes everyone's inner zoologist in this charmingly illustrated and wittily worded menagerie. Each critter featured in this fun book is tagged with totally fictitious yet comically accurate anatomical labels, from a tree frog's clingy jazz hands and a raccoon's sneaky bandito mask to a velociraptor's disembowly prowlies and many more. Rife with animal puns, eye-catching bonus art, interesting animal facts, and laugh-out-loud labels that beg to be shared, Animal Anatomy will bring smiles to animal lovers of all ages.
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18.75 USD

Animal Anatomy: Sniff tips, running sticks, and other accurately named animal parts

by Sophie Corrigan
Hardback
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After one too many hostile dating app encounters, Alexandra Tweten set up the Instagram account @ByeFelipe, a place for women to protest the horrors of online dating, and to share stories and screenshots of their own experiences. Three years later, the account has become a forum where women can fight ...
Bye Felipe: Disses, Dick Pics, and Other Delights of Modern Dating
After one too many hostile dating app encounters, Alexandra Tweten set up the Instagram account @ByeFelipe, a place for women to protest the horrors of online dating, and to share stories and screenshots of their own experiences. Three years later, the account has become a forum where women can fight back against the men who have made them uncomfortable, scared, and embarrassed--and to laugh at the appalling men they encounter. The name of Bye Felipe is a nod to the Bye Felicia meme, which Urban Dictionary defines as a cool dismissal of a noxious person. In that spirit, the book helps women navigate the perils that come with swiping right and provides practical steps to overcome the harassment rampant in the dating app ether. Blending humor, feminist theory, and solidarity, this field guide provides profiles of the worst types of guys (also known as Felipes )--from the classic fat shamer to the mansplainer to the surprise sociopath--answers questions like How do I react when a guy sends me a dic pic?, and gives women the tools they need to take control of their dating life. With stories, screenshots, and Riot Grrrl-esque graphic art throughout, Bye Felipe empowers women to stand up for themselves and uphold the confidence and self-worth Felipes try so desperately to steal.
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16.790000 USD

Bye Felipe: Disses, Dick Pics, and Other Delights of Modern Dating

by Alexandra Tweten
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It isn't that journalism is particularly difficult - one look at Piers Morgan will prove that any fool can do it - but it nonetheless requires a level of braggadocio and bluster that would make even Donald Trump blush. It is possible to bluff one's way through discussions on wine, ...
Bluffer's Guide to Journalism
It isn't that journalism is particularly difficult - one look at Piers Morgan will prove that any fool can do it - but it nonetheless requires a level of braggadocio and bluster that would make even Donald Trump blush. It is possible to bluff one's way through discussions on wine, or Brexit, or even the offside rule, with a little knowledge and a bit of brass neck. But anyone who attempts to pull the wool over the eyes of a journalist will be attempting The Greatest Bluff Known To Humankind, because journalists can smell a lie from 500 miles away down a patchy telephone line, while drunk and at closing time. To pull it off, you will need the native cunning of Machiavelli, the coolness of Dean Martin and the same total lack of scruples as Del Boy Trotter. You will also need this book. DO SAY A journalist is a reporter out of a job - Mark Twain DON'T SAY Trust me. Have you ever known a journalist not honour an 'off-the-record' agreement, invade someone's privacy, not protect a source, make up a quote ... ?
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11.93 USD

Bluffer's Guide to Journalism

by Susie Boniface
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'Hilarious and heart-breaking in equal measure and you'll root for Annie from the start ... I couldn't put this down' Daily Mail The old Annie Taylor knew who she was. She had bags of confidence and spent her evenings impersonating her idol Barbra Streisand, looking flawless in exuberant turbans and ...
More Than a Feeling
'Hilarious and heart-breaking in equal measure and you'll root for Annie from the start ... I couldn't put this down' Daily Mail The old Annie Taylor knew who she was. She had bags of confidence and spent her evenings impersonating her idol Barbra Streisand, looking flawless in exuberant turbans and winged eyeliner. But nowadays she has more roles than she can count - mother, girlfriend, best friend, photographer, sister - and she doesn't feel like she's doing any of them justice. So when, unexpectedly, life propels her back to being the glamorous Barb, she finally has the chance to find herself once more... Equal parts moving and hilarious, More Than a Feeling delightfully questions whether we want to 'have it all' or just be happy in our own skin. Perfect for fans of Holly Bourne and Lucy Vine.
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15.34 USD

More Than a Feeling

by Cate Woods
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A beautifully illustrated interactive roadmap for getting over a broken heart A broken heart can feel like the end of the world, but bestselling author and illustrator Amalia Andrade knows this simply isn't true. Change is not a defeat or a surrender, but rather a promise. Because if the love ...
You Always Change the Love of Your Life: [For Another Love or Another Life]
A beautifully illustrated interactive roadmap for getting over a broken heart A broken heart can feel like the end of the world, but bestselling author and illustrator Amalia Andrade knows this simply isn't true. Change is not a defeat or a surrender, but rather a promise. Because if the love of your life doesn't work out, there is always a chance for something new-a new love, or a new life. When Amalia was faced with her own heartbreak, she knew she couldn't let herself get lost in despair. With her sunshiny outlook, electrifying energy, and unique sense of humor, she constructed the ultimate first aid kit: an interactive guide to getting over someone through reflections, recipes, and lots of ingenious ideas for transforming a negative experience into a liberating one. In these pages, you'll find the secret code for interpreting text-message read receipts, loving odes to Beyonce, the ideal playlist for crying in the shower, and much, much more. You Always Change the Love of Your Life reveals the secret to mending your heart and maybe even opening it up again: in love and in lovelessness, we are never alone.
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22.17 USD

You Always Change the Love of Your Life: [For Another Love or Another Life]

by Amalia Andrade
Hardback
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Your handy guide to the sh*t every parent needs to know. Most new parents become obsessed with poo - and for good reason. You can find an incredible array of colours in a nappy, and understanding it all is key to a baby's health. Paediatrician-approved and full of top-tips and ...
Know Your Baby Poo: A Parent's Guide
Your handy guide to the sh*t every parent needs to know. Most new parents become obsessed with poo - and for good reason. You can find an incredible array of colours in a nappy, and understanding it all is key to a baby's health. Paediatrician-approved and full of top-tips and remedies, this unique and witty swatch book turns the 'poo palette' into a source of amusement, as well as answering vital questions like: - Is it normal for their poo to look like Dijon mustard? - What should you do if their nappy resembles an oil spill? - Why is your baby's bottom going off like Crack-atoa? Featuring 16 types of turd including Lumpty Dumpty, Peanut Butter Smelly Time and Nuclear Bum, this guide is a perfect gift for any parent with a sense of humour. And to survive parenthood, you're going to need one.
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15.34 USD

Know Your Baby Poo: A Parent's Guide

by Matt Roach
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`This is a funny and beautiful book. What a little bastard.' RUSSELL BRAND `A millennial's answer to David Sedaris. No writer is funnier than Joel Golby.' DOLLY ALDERTON A collection of full-throated appreciations, withering assessments, and hard-won lessons by the popular journalist. There are a few things you need to ...
Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant Brilliant Brilliant: Modern Life as Interpreted By Someone Who Is Reasonably Bad at Living It
`This is a funny and beautiful book. What a little bastard.' RUSSELL BRAND `A millennial's answer to David Sedaris. No writer is funnier than Joel Golby.' DOLLY ALDERTON A collection of full-throated appreciations, withering assessments, and hard-won lessons by the popular journalist. There are a few things you need to know about Joel Golby. Both his parents are dead. His dad was an alcoholic. He himself has a complicated relationship with alcohol. He once went to karaoke three times in five days. He will always beat you at Monopoly, and he will always cheat. Joel makes a name for himself as a journalist who brings us distinguished articles such as `A Man Shits On A Plane So Hard It Has To Turn Around And Come Back Again', but that says more about us than him. In his first book, Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant Brilliant Brilliant Joel writes about important stuff (death, alcohol, loss, friendship) and unimportant stuff (Saudi Arabian Camel Pageants, a watertight ranking of the Rocky films, Monopoly), always with the soft punch of a lesson tucked within. Golby's sharp, evocative prose thrives on reality and honesty that is gut-wrenchingly close to the bone, and laced with a copious dose of dark humour. Who is this book for? It is for everyone, but mainly people who are as lost and confused as Joel and just want to have a good laugh about it.
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22.17 USD

Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant Brilliant Brilliant: Modern Life as Interpreted By Someone Who Is Reasonably Bad at Living It

by Joel Golby
Hardback
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Never again confuse leverage with loyalty, propagandism with publicity, and corporate social responsibility with a lucrative account representing a murderous but hugely wealthy Central Asian dictator. Bask in the admiration of your fellow communications professionals as you pronounce confidently on what to do when horse meat is discovered in the ...
Bluffer's Guide to Public Relations
Never again confuse leverage with loyalty, propagandism with publicity, and corporate social responsibility with a lucrative account representing a murderous but hugely wealthy Central Asian dictator. Bask in the admiration of your fellow communications professionals as you pronounce confidently on what to do when horse meat is discovered in the client's 'basics' range of lasagne, or a fire breaks out in their fireproof goods factory, or a wildly politically incorrect utterance is made by a senior member of the board. Discover why there is a curious prevalence of attractive young women in PR consultancies in stark contrast to the curious prevalence of rheumy-eyed elderly men in in-house roles. And if you learn one thing from this book, make sure it is the importance of always retaining an external consultancy to do most of the actual work and take 100% of the blame. DO SAY: This has been a watershed year for your company. Since you engaged us, ACME plc is now universally recognised as a phenomenally successful, sustainable, socially responsible yet curiously undervalued investment opportunity. DON'T SAY: PR is perhaps the only occupation in which bluffing skills are absolutely paramount.
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11.93 USD

Bluffer's Guide to Public Relations

by Keith Hann
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The true story and bizarrely brilliant art of the creative duo Mashable called the Rembrandt and Picasso of vandalized baseball cards. Every day since 2012, brothers Beau and Bryan Abbott have drawn crude jokes on their old trading cards from the '80s and '90s and posted them on Tumblr, Twitter, ...
Baseball Card Vandals
The true story and bizarrely brilliant art of the creative duo Mashable called the Rembrandt and Picasso of vandalized baseball cards. Every day since 2012, brothers Beau and Bryan Abbott have drawn crude jokes on their old trading cards from the '80s and '90s and posted them on Tumblr, Twitter, and Instagram as Baseball Card Vandals. Now the fruits of this completely unnecessary labor have been collected in this stunningly absurd book. Inside you'll find a collection of over 200 expertly vandalized cards-including dozens of never-before-seen artworks-that blend the Vandals' signature oddball humor and artistic flair with a charming dose of sports nostalgia. Featuring an introduction on the Baseball Card Vandals history and process as well as a beautiful design inspired by vintage baseball cards, this book will be a hit with sports fans, art lovers, memorabilia collectors, pop culture watchers, Internet geeks, comedy connoisseurs, and permanent marker sniffers everywhere.
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22.17 USD

Baseball Card Vandals

by Beau Abbott, Bryan Abbott
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***Unmissable, hilarious and kind, this is the first novel from Kathryn Wallace, who blogs as I Know, I Need to Stop Talking*** SAM! AVA! Get downstairs, NOW. Have you done your TEETH? HAIR? SHOES? Come on, come on, come on, we're going to be bastarding late again. No, I haven't ...
Absolutely Smashing It: When #fml means family
***Unmissable, hilarious and kind, this is the first novel from Kathryn Wallace, who blogs as I Know, I Need to Stop Talking*** SAM! AVA! Get downstairs, NOW. Have you done your TEETH? HAIR? SHOES? Come on, come on, come on, we're going to be bastarding late again. No, I haven't seen Lego Optimus Prime, and nor do I give a shit about his whereabouts. Sam, will you stop winding your sister up and take this model of the Shard that I painstakingly sat up and created for you last night so that I wouldn't be in trouble with your teacher. I mean, so that you wouldn't be in trouble with your teacher. No, it doesn't smell of 'dirty wine'. Well, maybe it does a little bit. Look, Sam, I haven't got time to argue. Just hold your nose and get in the car, okay? AVA! TEETH! HAIR! SHOES! Gemma is only just holding it together - she's a single parent, she's turning 40 and her seven-year-old daughter has drawn a cruelly accurate picture which locates Gemma's boobs somewhere around her knees. So when her new next-door neighbour, Becky, suggests that Gemma should start dating again, it takes a lot of self-control not to laugh in her face. But Becky is very persuasive and before long Gemma finds herself juggling a full-time job, the increasingly insane demands of the school mums' Facebook group and the tricky etiquette of a new dating world. Not only that, but Gemma has to manage her attraction to her daughter's teacher, Tom, who has swapped his life in the City for teaching thirty six to seven year olds spelling, grammar, basic fractions - and why it's not ok to call your classmate a stinky poo-bum... It's going to be a long year - and one in which Gemma and Becky will learn a really crucial lesson: that in the end, being a good parent is just about being good enough. Readers love this hilarious, fast paced slice of family life: ***** Utterly hysterical - NetGalley Reader ***** Brilliant... Funny, touching and modern... just amazing - NetGalley Reader ***** I have been a mum at the school gates and the observations in this book are spot on. I shall be recommending it to all the school mums I know - NetGalley Reader **** A perfect read to snort with laughter over whilst lying in a bath with a glass of bubbles (if you can get the kids to stay out of the bathroom for long enough)! - NetGalley Reader **** Kathryn Wallace has Absolutely Smashed It with this novel. I loved it and couldn't put it down... had me properly laughing out loud several times - NetGalley Reader **** This will make you giggle about life as a parent where we are all spinning plates of different sizes and at different speeds. I would recommend wholeheartedly to fellow friends who are also spinning their own plates! - NetGalley Reader ***** A hilariously, honest, open, recognisable and highly relatable story - NetGalley Reader ***** A light hearted but honest look at mummies, yummy mummies and can't quite manage everything mummies - NetGalley Reader
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25.58 USD

Absolutely Smashing It: When #fml means family

by Kathryn Wallace
Hardback
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The City Grump Rides Out is a collection of clever, acerbic and, at times, downright hilarious commentaries on the business and political landscape of the United Kingdom. Through his colourful and observant prose, the City Grump roots out some of the absurdities perpetrated by the leaders and institutions of the ...
The City Grump Rides Out
The City Grump Rides Out is a collection of clever, acerbic and, at times, downright hilarious commentaries on the business and political landscape of the United Kingdom. Through his colourful and observant prose, the City Grump roots out some of the absurdities perpetrated by the leaders and institutions of the country. For the past nine years, the City Grump has been turning his fire on those he believes we would be better off without in his regular column for Real Business. Now, he compiles these popular articles covering contemporary finance, politics, Europe and society in a topical book for equally grumpy readers with a cover illustrated by Britain's most famous living cartoonist, Gerald Scarfe. But the Grump, who trod the Square Mile for three decades as a successful fund manager is not solely negative. Through his debut book, he raises a glass to small business whose entrepreneurs are the foundation of the UK. Leaders beware...
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20.48 USD

The City Grump Rides Out

by The City Grump
Paperback / softback
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The motto of this book is smarter through laughter. If you can laugh about it, you can probably change it. The authors use a heavy dose of humor (the laughing side), and a healthy measure of science (the learning side) to help you improve yourself, your relationships, and your surroundings. ...
The Laughing Guide to a Better Life: Using Humor and Science to Improve Yourself, Your Relationships, and Your Surroundings
The motto of this book is smarter through laughter. If you can laugh about it, you can probably change it. The authors use a heavy dose of humor (the laughing side), and a healthy measure of science (the learning side) to help you improve yourself, your relationships, and your surroundings. The book introduces the I CAN model, which stands for Interactions, Context, Awareness, and Next steps. Interactions are powerful determinants of health and happiness. There are two skills that can make our interactions healthier: the ability to connect and the capacity to communicate. Context is also a powerful but often neglected driver of change. The contexts of our lives consist of people, places, and things. To leverage context to our advantage we need to master the art of reading cues and changing cues in the environment. Awareness is the next driver of change. Regardless of where you are in the process of change, there is always a next step to strengthen your change, maintain your gains, and keep thriving. To do that, you need to make a plan, and you need to make it stick. The book will teach you how to use these drivers of change to flourish and thrive.
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31.500000 USD

The Laughing Guide to a Better Life: Using Humor and Science to Improve Yourself, Your Relationships, and Your Surroundings

by Isaac Prilleltensky, Ora Prilleltensky
Hardback
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'This is the story of my journey into parenthood, from being a 24 year old man-child with no idea of what being a dad involved, to where I find myself today: the single male representative in a household of five women, or in other words, outnumbered. Our house is now ...
Dadlife: Family Tales from Instagram's Father of Daughters
'This is the story of my journey into parenthood, from being a 24 year old man-child with no idea of what being a dad involved, to where I find myself today: the single male representative in a household of five women, or in other words, outnumbered. Our house is now known as the place where silence came to die . It's also where you'll find carpets that are made up of 50% glitter and where there are more pink stuffed animals than at a colour-blind taxidermy specialists. But I wouldn't change a thing. These people are my life.' From uninitiated parents-to-be to those who know the ropes in families large or small, everyone will find something to relate to in Simon's hilarious and chaotic tales of his own home life. His observations of being a father have delighted his hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram: before now dads are often the forgotten ones who carry the luggage, open stiff jars, take photos on holiday, fix broken bikes, go back to work, do the night feeds and make a mean beans on toast with melted cheese without so much as a pat on the back. All too often dads shrink into the background. But not in this book. Dadlife is an incredibly funny yet emotionally heartfelt ode to modern family life.
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15.34 USD

Dadlife: Family Tales from Instagram's Father of Daughters

by Simon Hooper, Father of Daughters
Paperback / softback
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Forget pigs and carthorses and bring on the Big Beasts, because Animal Farm has been reimagined. This time it's the creatures in the zoo that have decided to take back control. And instead of a parable about the evils of communism, the fable is the life of Margaret Thatcher. It's ...
The Iron Bird
Forget pigs and carthorses and bring on the Big Beasts, because Animal Farm has been reimagined. This time it's the creatures in the zoo that have decided to take back control. And instead of a parable about the evils of communism, the fable is the life of Margaret Thatcher. It's 2010, and Baroness Thatcher (a lappet-faced vulture) is losing it. And so she's an unreliable narrator: grand, uncompromising, deluded. But before she drops off her perch, it's time to set the record straight. What turned a grocer's daughter from Grantham into the most powerful woman in the world? What put all that infamous iron into her soul? And it's also time to take a satirical swipe at other, more recent prime ministers. Who is the battle-scarred rhino caught in the glare of the spotlights? And why does he agree with Nick? What animal is David Cameron? And why would Lady Thatcher want to inspect some organ that has been inserted into the mouth of a pig? `Hilarious - sometimes devastatingly so.' - Lindsay Clarke, prize-winning author of The Chymical Wedding
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18.75 USD

The Iron Bird

by Robert Woodshaw
Paperback / softback
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Let's face it--parenthood is comical! This adorable, laugh-out-loud picture book for grown-ups makes the perfect congratulations, baby shower, or newborn gift. With sweet cartoony illustrations and spot-on humor, this gift book for new parents and parents-to-be showcases 100 defining experiences of pregnancy and babyhood. From the calm-before-the-storm of preparing for ...
First 100 Words for Expecting & New Parents
Let's face it--parenthood is comical! This adorable, laugh-out-loud picture book for grown-ups makes the perfect congratulations, baby shower, or newborn gift. With sweet cartoony illustrations and spot-on humor, this gift book for new parents and parents-to-be showcases 100 defining experiences of pregnancy and babyhood. From the calm-before-the-storm of preparing for baby to the preposterous size mismatch that is childbirth to newborn clothing mishaps ( snapfus ) and cringeworthy moments (like poonamis ), share the gift of laughter with your favorite newbie moms and dads. With space for the gift-giver to inscribe To, From and a brief message on the inside front cover, this book makes a fun keepsake and also doubles as the gift card!
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13.600000 USD

First 100 Words for Expecting & New Parents

by Karla Oceanak
Hardback
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Cut the crap and cut to the chase with this fun self-care guide parody that features 150+ ways to actually live your best life. Self-Care (n): The act of engaging in activities or behaviors that help one achieve or maintain good physical or mental health, especially to mitigate the effects ...
Self (Don't) Care: 200 Ways to Enjoy Life Without Giving a F*ck
Cut the crap and cut to the chase with this fun self-care guide parody that features 150+ ways to actually live your best life. Self-Care (n): The act of engaging in activities or behaviors that help one achieve or maintain good physical or mental health, especially to mitigate the effects of stress or trauma. [Anti]Self-Care (n): The act of engaging in (potentially dangerous) activities or behaviors that help one achieve or maintain a good time, especially to mitigate the effects of being stressed the f*ck out. (Warning: may cause trauma). Which sounds more fun? It's time to be selfish about our self-care and do things we actually want to do. Self (Don't) Care isn't anti-you-it's pro-doing what you damn well please to feel good and enjoy life, rather than being told what's right for you. So put up your feet, pick up a pint, and browse through these 150+ suggestions for letting loose-it's the only self-care guide we all actually need.
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17.05 USD

Self (Don't) Care: 200 Ways to Enjoy Life Without Giving a F*ck

by Adams Media
Hardback
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Cosy up on the sofa with this year's most heartwarming, feel good comfort read! Welcome to Love Heart Lane... When Flick Simons returns to the cosy village of Heartcross she only expected to stay for a few days. The white-washed cottages of Love Heart Lane might be her home, but ...
Love Heart Lane (Love Heart Lane Series, Book 1)
Cosy up on the sofa with this year's most heartwarming, feel good comfort read! Welcome to Love Heart Lane... When Flick Simons returns to the cosy village of Heartcross she only expected to stay for a few days. The white-washed cottages of Love Heart Lane might be her home, but the place holds too many painful memories, and of one man in particular - Fergus Campbell. When a winter storm sweeps in, the only bridge connecting the village to the main land is swept away. As the villagers pull together, Flick finds herself welcomed back by the friends she once left behind. And as the snow begins to melt, maybe there is a chance that Fergus's heart will thaw too... Readers ADORE Christie's books: `A hug in a book' Jeannie, Amazon `A warm, cosy winter read perfect for January nights' Susie, Amazon `I love reading about a community pulling together in the face of adversity...These days so many live lonely, anonymous lives in towns and cities' Joanna, Amazon `A book full of love and community spirit' Kathy, Amazon `I want to live there!!!' Cally, Amazon `Delightfully warm feelgood fiction at its best' Lorna, Amazon
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15.34 USD

Love Heart Lane (Love Heart Lane Series, Book 1)

by Christie Barlow
Paperback / softback
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Move over Pilates, take a hike Zumba, because there's a new health craze taking gyms and...er... farms everywhere by storm. Goat yoga, or goga is the latest sensation to sweep the Internet. It's a yoga workout, but with the addition of goats, and all the cool kids are lining up ...
A Beginner's Guide to Goat Yoga: Yes, it is Actually a Thing
Move over Pilates, take a hike Zumba, because there's a new health craze taking gyms and...er... farms everywhere by storm. Goat yoga, or goga is the latest sensation to sweep the Internet. It's a yoga workout, but with the addition of goats, and all the cool kids are lining up to practice their downward-facing goat and happy baby poses. In this brilliant guide, goat-yoga instructor Gus will tell you all you need to know about this hilarious fitness phenomenon and show how you too can join in the fun and flourish just like your farmyard friends. Namaste.
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13.64 USD

A Beginner's Guide to Goat Yoga: Yes, it is Actually a Thing

by Sarah Jackson
Hardback
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