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Female authors: the tip of the iceberg!

This week sees the longlist for the International Women’s Prize for Fiction released, and we are sure that there will be amazing writers nominated. Of course, there are already some amazing women authors who have released some outstanding books in all categories. Here, we just touch the tip of the iceberg, but we had to start somewhere!

The best gifts have words…..

Sure you can go with chocolates and roses, but what better gift than a carefully curated book to show someone that you care about them! With the day of love approaching, we thought we would list some of our favourite books for you to give to that special someone or even as a gift to yourself (you deserve love too after all!).

And Breathe……

Join the breathing revolution with this selection of reads. We all do it – inhale and exhale, roughly twenty-five thousand times a day, but how much do we actually think about what we are doing when we are breathing? Nothing is more essential to our existence, yet we rarely think about (compared to nutrition or medicines). It’s strange when you actually stop and think about.

Why? Books to help us understand Us…

Why? Books to help us understand Us…

Quick show of hands…. Hands up if you feel that life is rather overwhelming sometimes? Hands up if you sometimes avoid conversations with other people because you’re not sure how best to interact? Hands up if you’ve ever felt like you’re the only person talking sense...