Mother's Day, Easter, Father's Day or birthdays, books make great gifts. You can travel back in time, into the future or live other lives through characters. Escape our everyday lives and whatever their preferred genre, there's a perfect book for your mum, dad, best friend or sibling somewhere. Anne Coates offers some suggestions.
Bored of Lunch, subtitled The Healthy Slow Cooker Book by Nathan Anthony is perfect for our times when we are looking for ways to cut costs but to eat healthily. Anne Coates reviews.
For many of us the thought of going on holiday en famille by air with all the complications the pandemic and Brexit have caused, is enough to keep us in the UK. However, travelling by train could offer a more enjoyable – and exciting – alternative. Anne Coates is inspired by two new books: The Eco-conscious Travel Guide by Georgina Wilson-Powell published by HarperCollins and the Lonely Planet's Guide to Train Travel in Europe.
We keep being told that we are sitting for too long at our desks. Kerrie-Anne Bradley has the answer to the problems associated with inactivity in her excellent book, Move More At Your Desk and here she describes her Shake Break.
To celebrate Mothering Sunday on Sunday 27 March, 2022, we are offering a signed copy of Stage Call, the latest Hannah Weybridge crime thriller published by Red Dog Press.
Award-winning author Corie Adjmi offers fascinating insights into the lives of woman in Life And Other Shortcomings. Perfect to dip into at any time.
The Hannah Weybridge crime thriller series by Anne Coates: Dancers in the Wind, Death's Silent Judgement, Songs of Innocents and Perditions Child have been republished and for a short time you can take advantage of a Christmas discount.
Historic Newspapers present football history told through Newspaper Headlines – the perfect present for the enthusiast and there are 61 teams to choose from, writes Anne Coates.
Connecting with your child is one of the greatest parenting privileges.Jane Gilmour and Bettina Hohnen, co-authors of How to Have Incredible Conversations With Your Child, give their ten top tips to help you make the most of your conversations.
Ever heard of the mythical Unicorn Baby? The one who feeds every four hours and sleeps through the night, sits at six months, pees pure gold and poops rainbows? Author Roxanne Atkinson debunks ten myths of modern parenting in her book, The Unicorn Baby reviewed by Anne Coates.
Simple Activities for Toddlers: A Practical Play-at-Home Handbook for Parents by Lisa Forsythe – an excellent resource for parents writes Anne Coates.
In There's No Such Thing As Naughty, Kate Silverton provides a new blueprint for parenting under-fives that will make life easier and much more fun for the whole family. Reviewed by Anne Coates.