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Davina's 5 Weeks to Sugar-Free

By Davina McCall

'Hi, my name is Davina, and I'm a sugar addict . . .'

Davina McCall loves a challenge. And giving up sugar has been one of her toughest yet. In this beautiful cookbook, Davina shares her favourite super-healthy recipes that have helped her kick the sugar habit and cut out junk food for good.

These recipes:
*are easy to make but taste amazing
*contain the foods that help you look and feel great
*have no long lists of scary, hard-to-find ingredients

This is real food for real life!

5 WEEKS TO SUGAR-FREE also includes a 5 week meal planner that works towards curbing sweet cravings and cutting out all processed foods. Davina is no guru, she's one of us, so her plan also includes pudding recipes that help the most sweet-toothed chocoholic kick the added sugar habit.

Simple, delicious and brimming with flavour, these recipes take the faff out of sugar-free!

Davina McCall's book, Davina's 5 Weeks to Sugar-Free promises what it says on the cover. It is sensible stuff with an emphasis on cutting out processed, refined sugars and simple carbohydrates such as white bread, and swapping foods that have a high glycaemic index (GI) rating for foods that have a low GI rating.

What Davina has done is to suggest a gradual approach to reducing sugar intake.
It's a perfectly sensible idea to readjust the tastebuds as you change habits over a longer period. Going cold turkey is tough, and for most people the shock of foods suddenly tasting bland will soon mean they return to the old ways.

It's packed with inspirational tips and scrumptious recipes - the opposite of deprivation!Former chocolate fan Davina McCall combines tasty recipes, such as lime and ginger cheesecake, with no-nonsense advice to help eliminate sugar from your life.Fitness fanatic Davina McCall releases her own cookbook packed full of tasty, healthy recipes.Her new book is a heartfelt, honest account of her decision to give up her remaining "addiction". In it you will find advice, support, humour and recipes that will inspire you to start your own sugar-free eating plan.Davina McCall's delicious family recipes and 5 week programme to help you kick the sugar habit for good!

Davina McCall is a British TV presenter who has been on our screens since 1992. She is best known for her work on BIG BROTHER and DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME. She has more recently presented MILLION POUND DROP and LONG LOST FAMILY. A strong advocate for a healthy lifestyle she has a successful range of fitness DVDs and raised millions through her Sport Relief challenge in 2013.
She is very active on her Twitter account: @ThisIsDavina and has a Facebook page: www.facebook.com/DavinaMcCall . She also has a website at: http://thisisdavina.com

Davina McCall is one of the UK's most loved presenters. She has fronted TV's biggest programmes such as BIG BROTHER and DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME. She has more recently been seen presenting LONG LOST FAMILY, which won a British Television award and quiz show MILLION POUND DROP.A national hero, Davina inspired the nation to donate to Sport Relief earlier this year, when she ran, swam and cycled 500 miles in 7 days. To date she has raised over £2 million for the charity.Admired for her amazing figure Davina has one of the UK's biggest selling fitness brands thanks to her workout range, which is currently stocked in Argos stores around the country. Her workout DVDs have frequently topped the charts and have sold over £1.5 million copies in total. Davina's figure and glowing skin are a walking advert for her cookbook.Davina is tapping into the hugely popular sugar-free trend. With her credentials we feel confident we can emulate the sales figures of I QUIT SUGAR (30K).Davina has a huge social media following with over 2 million followers on Twitter and 200K Facebook likes.
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Jo Frost's Toddler Rules

By Jo Frost

From the beloved TV disciplinarian and bestselling author of SUPERNANNY comes an amazingly simple five-step programme of Toddler Rules to help parents tame tantrums, prevent bad behaviour, and create long-term peace and stability in the home.

Jo Frost has always had a natural gift for connecting with children, and for helping parents navigate milestones with practical know-how and ease. With the success of her hit TV shows SUPERNANNY, EXTREME PARENTAL GUIDANCE, and FAMILY S.O.S. WITH JO FROST and more recently JO FROST: FAMILY MATTERS, she's proven her ability to expertly rein in unacceptable conduct and bring peace and stability to millions of homes worldwide. Now, in this invaluable book, she shows you how to identify and eliminate toddler tantrums, and curb behaviours in other child rearing areas. Frost's effective five-step programme for disciplined parenting addresses such challenges as:

. Sleep: winning those nightly battles and going to bed and staying there
. Food: what to cook, trying new things and enjoying meal times
. Play: sharing toys, defusing squabbles and developing social skills
. Learning: listening, language and development
. Manners: teaching respect, showing examples and positive praise

The must-have guide to confident toddler care from the UK's most trusted nanny.

Jo Frost is one of the UK's leading childcare and baby experts. She presents the hit TV show SUPERNANNY and has become the nation's preferred nanny.


For more information visit Jo Frost's website at http://www.jofrost.com. You can also follow her on Twitter at
https://twitter.com/Jo_Frost, and watch videos via http://www.youtube.com/JoFrostDotCom and http://www.ustream.tv/channel/jo-frost.

Jo has sold over 140,000 books.SUPERNANNY has received audiences of over 6.6 million in the UK and nearly 5 million in the US.Her previous title CONFIDENT TODDLER CARE was a No. 1 SUNDAY TIMES bestseller.
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Storm

By Tim Minchin

Dazzling illustrated poetry from the magical mind of Tim Minchin. This is his first ever book and features a foreword from Neil Gaiman.

A storm is brewing in the confines of a London dinner party. Small talk quickly descends into a verbal and intellectual battle between science and belief, as comedian Tim goes head to head with the mysterious fifth guest at the table - a hippy named Storm.

With stunning original artwork, Tim's sublime ranty beat-poem weaves through the world we live in, where alternative medicine is given credence and public funding, psychics have primetime TV exposure and people are happy with mystery rather than answers.

While Storm herself may not be converted, audiences from London to Sydney have been won over by Tim's lyrical wonders and the timely message of the piece in a society where science is attacked as the enemy of belief. STORM is the illustrated book born from the acclaimed internet sensation - the animation that has become an anthem for critical thinking worldwide, attracting over three million views. Now fully reimagined, STORM is a masterpiece that sparkles with beauty, wit, reason and rationality.

Watch the video here: http://bit.ly/1s2DUuU

A glorious ode to critical thinkingMinchin's wordplay is dazzlingTurner's spiky illustrations suit the tone...buy the book, watch the animation then if you're lucky, catch it liveThe pace is harried and paired with stark illustrations that only emphasise the vent that made it to the stageStorm brings Minchin's vivid, poetic and passionately argued rant to life.... DC Turner's illustrations do exactly what they are meant to do: they exaggerate the situation and caricature moods and situationsKing and Turner's artwork sizzles with energy producing some striking layouts and effectsStorm is an unusual book that brings together ideas, poetry and comic book type illustrations which perfectly complement each otherThere's multiple ways to read the poem, whether it's swiftly flicking through the pages, spitting out the words as quickly as you can read them; dwelling over each panel, absorbing the stylised artwork, or reading in time with the YouTube animation. Whichever way you choose, it's a razor sharp satire that's funnier the second time around than the first.The beat of the original poem is transcribed perfectly and I suspect "Storm: The Illustrated Book" will bring this cry for reason and understanding of science to a completely new audience which is exactly as it should be.

Tim's cleverly worded and rhymed prose full of passionate and articulate arguments that just make sense.
The poem is brought to life by fantastic illustrations that fit the poem flawlessly. This book comes highly recommended and it doesn't disappoint.

he book isn't a direct copy of the animation. There are extra and alternative scenes. This comes as a pleasant surprise as it made the book well worth reading despite having now seen the animation many times. The book is as good. It's as engaging. It's as clever.Storm is an edgy pictorial tour de force that will delight and enchant readers who love the funny and fantastic but never forget where the horizons of fantasy end and the borders of imagination begin...Turner and King's artwork is all angles and points, Picasso by the way of Bryan Lee O'Malley's SCOTT PILGRIM series...it's razor sharp satire and funnier the second time aroundDazzling illustrated poetry from the magical mind of Tim Minchin. This is his first ever book and features a foreword from Neil Gaiman.

Tim Minchin is an award-winning Australian musician, composer, songwriter, actor, comedian and writer. His current songs span various musical styles and topics such as environmentalism, rationalism, prejudice(ism), logical fallacies(ism) and his amour de fromage et de boobs(ism). He is the composer and lyricist for the West End and Broadway Musical MATILDA, provided narration for Shaun Tan's OSCAR-winning animation THE LOST THING, and completed an arena tour culminating in dates at the Sydney Opera House, and the Royal Albert Hall with the 55-piece Heritage Orchestra. He is a global superstar, with over 730,000 followers on Twitter and an army of fans. He lives in LA with his wife and two children.

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The STORM video has received 2.8 million YouTube views, was longlisted for an ANIMATED SHORT FILM BAFTA, is being screened on the Australian ABC TV network and has already been subtitled in three languages.

Tim Minchin is a global superstar; musician, composer, songwriter, actor, comedian and writer, with worldwide sell-out arena tours under his belt as well as scores of awards, including Chortle's BEST TOUR, BEST MUSIC OR VARIETY ACT and BEST FULL SHOW. He is the composer and lyricist of the OLIVIER AWARD-winning and TONY AWARD-winning show, MATILDA THE MUSICAL and also starred in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.

Tim has over 600,000 Twitter followers, nearly 400,000 Likes on Facebook and 160,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel.
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Dogs Hanging Out Of Windows

By Various

Ears flapping, eyes wide and nose twitching: a dog hanging out of a window is a spectacular sight. Capturing these moments of delight and canine curiosity, this book is an anthology of beautiful photographs of man's best friend in motion. Dogs of all shapes and sizes from all over the world, majestically alert and gazing triumphantly towards the horizon. Whether cute, powerful, uplifting or heart-warming, these striking images stir up the emotions of joy we feel towards our loveable companions.

In over ninety-five stunning portraits, this collection showcases some of the best and most vibrant pet photography from around the globe.

This fabulous feel-good collection of man's best friend - captured on camera doing the one thing they all love - will appeal to dog lovers and photographers alike. You can't help but be charmed by the sheer
and simple joy on the face of each and every one of these furry friends' photos.

The title says it all. DOGS HANGING OUT OF WINDOWS is a colourful book that captures mutts in motion from all around the world having that wind-in-their-fur, ear-waving, tongue-flapping joyful moment when they are allowed to poke their head out of the car on a journey. Don't ask why, just enjoy.Dog owners rejoice! DOGS HANGING OUT OF WINDOWS is a book that captures the joyous, nose-twitching expressions of dogs as they hang their heads out of car windows. With over 90 beautiful portraits of mutts in motion, what's not to love?A King Charles spaniel, wind coursing through its hair, a content Westie, and eager beagle and a contemplative Jack Russell, all hanging their heads out of car windows, are just some of this book's adorable images.Capturing the strange and wonderful expressions of dogs hanging out of windows.Dogs hanging out of windows is an internet sensation; Keith Hopkin's Youtube video that prompted the popular blog posts has gained over 1.2 million vimeo plays, and was tweeted about by Ricky Gervais ('this is a metaphor for living'), Ashton Kutcher and Drew Carey.The UNDERWATER DOGS book has sold over 18,000 copies. DOG SHAMING has sold over 15,000 copies.Dogs are an ever-popular subject, especially for gift books.Social media for dogs hanging out of windows has been popular; a Hachette dog photo competition, a public competition, a Tumblr site and a Twitter hashtag have all been set up.
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Little Keith Lemon

By Keith Lemon

Keith Lemon's hilarious prequel to BEING KEITH, this is the memoir of his life as a northern youngster.

Have you ever wondered how Keith Lemon went from life as a young nipper in Leeds to being the strawberry blonde star of CELEBRITY JUICE surrounded by bang tidy lasses? What made him the man he is today? In this heart-warming and inspirational memoir, Keith reveals the story of his childhood, lifting the lid on all the experiences of northern youth that have led him to become an international ladies' man and national treasure.

In this Adrian Mole meets VIZ's PROFANISAURUS-style full colour memoir, Keith reminisces about his journey from baby to babe-magnet, delving deep into his past and his early years as an unbelievably talented youngster in Leeds (even before he became a professional sex symbol).

Keith Lemon's hilarious prequel to BEING KEITH, this is the memoir of his life as a northern youngster.

Born and raised in Leeds, Keith Lemon is a northern sex symbol and national treasure. He is the author of bestselling books The Rules: 69 Ways to be Successful, Being Keith and Little Keith Lemon as well as a new series of children's stories, The Beaver and the Elephant. You may have seen him on TV shows such as Celebrity Juice, Through the Keyhole, Lemon La Vida Loca, Lemonaid, Sing if You Can, Bo! Selecta and Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour.

Follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/lemontwittor and join Keith on Facebook to see more www.facebook.com/officialkeithlemon.

Hugely popular on social media: 1.3 million 'likes' on Facebook, 2.2 million followers on Twitter.Keith is hosting a new ITV remake of THROUGH THE KEYHOLE and CELEBRITY JUICE remains the most popular show on ITV2, with ratings reaching 1.8 million viewers in its 10th series.BEING KEITH has sold over 85,000 copies and KEITH LEMON: THE RULES has sold over 90,000 copies. Both were Top 10 bestsellers.The Keith Lemon mouthboard app has had over 40,000 downloads.
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Black Sabbath

By Mick Wall

The final word on the only name synonymous with heavy metal - Black Sabbath.

Way back in the mists of time, in the days when rock giants walked the earth, the name Ozzy Osbourne was synonymous with the subversive and dark. Back then, Ozzy was the singer in Black Sabbath, and they meant business. A four-piece formed from the ashes of two locally well-known groups called The Rare Breed (Ozzy and bassist Geezer Butler) and Mythology (guitarist Tony Iommi and drummer Bill Ward), all four founding members of the original Black Sabbath grew up within half-a-mile of each other.

This biography tells the story of how they made that dream come true - and how it then turned into a nightmare for all of them. How at the height of their fame, Sabbath discovered they had been so badly ripped off by their managers they did not even own their own songs. How they looked for salvation from Don Arden - an even more notorious gangster figure, who resurrected their career but still left them indebted to him, financially and personally. And how it finally came to a head when in 1979 they sacked Ozzy: 'For being too out of control - even for us,' as Bill Ward put it.

The next 15 years would see a war break out between the two camps: the post-Ozzy Sabbath and Ozzy himself, whose solo career overshadowed Sabbath to the point where, when he offered them the chance to reform around him again, it was entirely on his terms. Or rather, that of his wife and manager, daughter of Don Arden - Sharon Osbourne.

The band's uppers and downers are recounted here with amusing and sobering appraisal, making this an entertaining read for long-standing fans and newcomers alike.Wall has a marvellous turn of phrase... required reading for all fans, regardless of their preferred era.Wall delivers the book he was born to write....the book's research was super, getting the balance between fact and fiction spot on destroying a lot of the myths surrounding the band and also giving great insight into the Bill Ward debacle...the real advantage that Wall enjoys over all the other Sabbath biographers is that he worked for the musicians as a PR and knew them all personally... as a result (he) is able to portray the Sabbath members as they really are. ...It's an epic tale, told the way it should be.The band's uppers and downers are recounted here with amusing and sobering appraisal, making this an entertaining read for long-standing fans and newcomers alike.Wall has a marvellous turn of phrase... required reading for all fans, regardless of their preferred era.Wall delivers the book he was born to write....the book's research was super, getting the balance between fact and fiction spot on destroying a lot of the myths surrounding the band and also giving great insight into the Bill Ward debacle...the real advantage that Wall enjoys over all the other Sabbath biographers is that he worked for the musicians as a PR and knew them all personally... as a result (he) is able to portray the Sabbath members as they really are. ...It's an epic tale, told the way it should be.The final word on the only name synonymous with heavy metal - Black Sabbath.Black Sabbath are regarded as being up there alongside the all-time greats of British rock, including Led Zeppelin.Black Sabbath released their critically acclaimed new album, 13, in 2013 - their first together since 1979. They also headlined the 2012 Download Festival and 2014's British Summer Time Festival in Hyde Park.Mick has worked with both Ozzy and Black Sabbath since the late-1970s, both as PR and biographer.Mick Wall is known as the 'don of heavy metal writing' and has written bestselling biographies on Led Zeppelin, Metallica, AC/DC and John Peel.
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Baking Bad

By Walter Wheat

You're hooked on BREAKING BAD. You've got high on the escapades of Walt and Jessie. Now it's come to an end and you're missing your latest fix. Well we have just the drug for you: BAKING BAD.

98% pure but 100% edible and delicious, BAKING BAD is a spoof recipe book created in homage to the TV series that we STILL can't stop talking about. A cookbook for fans of the greatest cult show ever produced (and no gasmask is required).

From 'Ricin Crispie Treats' to Walt's patented 'Meth Muffins' (complete with blue sugar crystals), 'Apple & Banana Hank-cakes' to 'Chocolate Gustavo Fingers' and 'Heisen-batten-Burg Cake' (topped with a licorice hat), this book comes with so many in-jokes that you'll need a fake carwash just to process them.

So, get your protective gear on and your tool kit ready. Because, as Jessie would say, 'Let's Cook. B*tch'.

Baking Bad: The must-have recipe book for all Breaking Bad fans who want to cook up something special...

The only cookbook you need this Christmas is Baking Bad - unless you're a Florida mum maybe.
It's a recipe book by Breaking Bad fan Walter Wheat (probs not his real name) which shows you how to recreate the hit show's most iconic moments using just sponge, cookie dough and spun-sugar.

ction figures may be off the table for your favorite Breaking Bad fan this holiday season, but thankfully, something even better is hitting the market: a Breaking Bad cookbook, titled - what else? -Baking Bad.

When the characters in Breaking Bad mention cooking, you can be pretty sure they're talking about whipping up a batch of crystal meth, not cookies.

A new cookbook based on the TV drama, however, takes a rather more gentle approach to Walt and Jesse's recipes, by converting them into sugary treats.

'Baking Bad' features everything from "blue meth crush" (no phenyl-2-propanone involved) to "Ricin Krispie Treats".

As Walt would say: "Let's cook!"

Even whiter-than-white cookery judge Mary Berry would brand this lot "scrumptious".'Breaking Bad' was pretty sweet, huh? Well now it's even sweeter, thanks to a recipe book that runs through the show season by season, devising a number of of awesome cakes, biscuits, sweets - and the odd savoury dish - to accompany key scenes.Hilarious spoof cookbook to tie into hit series, BREAKING BAD.Walter Wheat is the pseudonym of a SUNDAY TIMES-bestselling author, TV writer, food lover, and self-confessed BREAKING BAD super-geek. Follow Walter on Twitter @BakingBad.BREAKING BAD is an Emmy-award-winning global cult TV phenomenon that has a vast and dedicated following; the season finale in 2013 drew in 10.3 million viewers.The programme has spawned its own social media sensation; the 2013 finale generated 1.24 million tweets, series 5 brought in 28.5 million interactions on Facebook and the official Breaking Bad Twitter handle has 943k followers.Numerous parodies of the series have been popular - Jimmy Fallon's parody received 14.5 million hits on YouTube.Stylishly designed, each page is loaded with visual and textual references that fans will love and offers easy to follow guides to create delicious and inspired (but inedible) treats.This will follow in the vein of the bestselling spoof books such as FIFTY SHEDS OF GREY, which sold over 150,000 copies (TCM).
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The Sleep Book

By Guy Meadows

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A third of the population sleep badly, but now THE SLEEP BOOK's revolutionary five-week plan means that you don't have to be one of them.

Using a blend of mindfulness and new ACT therapy techniques, Dr Guy shares his unique five-week plan to cure your sleep problem whether it's a few restless nights or a lifetime of insomnia. Most people who have trouble sleeping invest a huge amount of time, effort and money into fixing the problem, but Dr Guy has discovered the secret lies not in what you do, but what you learn not to do. In fact, as you will have discovered, the more frustrated you become only serves to push sleep further away.

Dr Guy's pioneering methods at The Sleep School clinic have been an unprecedented success. By popular demand, his highly effective and 100% natural insomnia remedy is now here in this book. THE SLEEP BOOK is the sum of a doctorate degree in sleep and well over 12,000 hours spent working with more than 2,000 insomniacs in one-to-one clinics, workshops and retreat environments.

Say goodbye to the vicious cycle of sleepless nights. Sleep well, maintain a positive outlook and restore the quality of life you deserve - for good.

This book teaches you to snooze like a natural good sleeper. One tip is mindfulness - notice the worries that won't be able to sleep. learn to see them as just thoughts, and watch them drift away again.The Sleep School skilfully resets you back into a healthy sleep pattern. A must for those suffering insomniaA dream come true for insomniacsThe Sleep Book by physiologists Dr Guy Meadows uses a blend of mindfulness and behavioural therapy techniques to create a five-week plan to cure insomnia... The basic premise is to teach you how to stop fearing sleep, since an apprehension of suffering can actually make it happen.I suggest anyone with insomnia reads THE SLEEP BOOK, which is clear an practical, with lots of stories.This book teaches you to snooze like a natural good sleeper. One tip is mindfulness - notice the worries that won't be able to sleep. learn to see them as just thoughts, and watch them drift away again.The Sleep School skilfully resets you back into a healthy sleep pattern. A must for those suffering insomniaA dream come true for insomniacsThe Sleep Book by physiologist Dr Guy Meadows uses a blend of mindfulness and behavioural therapy techniques to create a five-week plan to cure insomnia...The basic premise is to teach you how to stop fearing sleep, since an apprehension of suffering can actually make it happen.I suggest anyone with insomnia reads The Sleep Book, which is clear and practical, with lots of stories.'A dream come true for insomniacs' (DAILY MAIL), THE SLEEP BOOK's revolutionary five-week plan will help you to say goodbye to sleepless nights.

Dr Guy Meadows regularly features on TV, is the sleep expert to many media productions and runs the successful Sleep School in London. His approach has had top reviews in the press and Guy is the consultant on C4's new programme, BEDTIME LIVE. He is establishing himself as the go-to expert for all things to do with sleep and insomnia.

Follow Guy on Twitter @DrGuyMeadows
www.thesleepschool.org

Dr Guy Meadows gained his Doctorate from Imperial College London, whilst working in the sleep research labs of the Royal Brompton and Charing Cross Hospitals. Over the last eight years, he has successfully worked with over a thousand clients at The Sleep School.The Sleep School methods pioneer the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as a treatment for insomnia. It is a fundamental change to the way insomnia is managed, using a unique combination of acceptance and mindfulness strategies.It is a highly effective and completely natural insomnia cure. 100% 'Highly Recommended' or 'Recommended' by all 2012 Sleep School Workshop and Course clients.Dr Guy is a resident expert on Channel 4's BEDTIME LIVE programme, which debuted with almost a million viewers.
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How To Quit Smoking

By Professor Robert West

The truth about quitting smoking and how it can work for you.

YOU CAN STOP SMOKING FOR GOOD.

How to Quit Smoking reveals the TRUTH about stopping smoking from leading expert Professor Robert West.

This book shows, for the first time, how you can create your personal SmokeFree Formula so that you are free from cigarettes for good.

Professor Robert West is a world authority on smoking and addiction and has been helping smokers stop for more than 30 years. He is an advisor to the Department of Health and helped set up the NHS Stop Smoking
Services. The book was written with Chris Smyth, Health Correspondent at The Times, and Jamie West.

How to Quit Smoking is the ultimate guide to stopping smoking once and for all.

The truth about quitting smoking and how it can work for you.

Robert West is Professor of Health Psychology and Director of Tobacco Studies at University College London's Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. He has been a key player in the UK's stop-smoking services and regularly trains and certifies counsellors on the programme. He lives in London.

http://www.rjwest.co.uk

http://www.youtube.com/robertjwest

https://twitter.com/robertjwest

Chris Smyth is a novellist and health correspondent at The Times. Over six years at the paper, he has written broadly on medicine, health policy, culture and politics. He has a PhD from Cambridge University and is the author of Dinner at Mine (2012).

https://twitter.com/Smyth_Chris

Every year, three million people in the UK attempt to stop smoking and The Freedom Formula could be as essential to them as the Highway Code is to people learning to drive.Professor of Health Psychology and Director of Tobacco Studies at UCL's Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Robert West is the leading expert on smoking and addiction.Robert has been a key player in the UK's stop-smoking services and regularly trains and certifies the counsellors on the programme. The book is likely to be endorsed and recommended to the 800,000 people a year who visit them.The Freedom Formula is a blend of self-help along with the science behind the addiction. Books that tend to cross genres, particularly with science, have been hugely successful (eg FREAKANOMICS).The Freedom Formula is like nothing else currently on the market. Professor Robert West uses the methods from successful smoking titles by Allen Carr and Paul McKenna, and uses them to support his more realistic theory of 'The Freedom Formula'. This is the first book of its kind for smokers.The book has been written with the help of Chris Smyth, Health Correspondent at The Times.
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Messi

By Guillem Balague

The story of one of the greatest footballers of all time, Barcelona and Argentina's Lionel Messi.

'I have seen the player who will inherit my place in Argentine football and his name is Messi' Diego Maradona

Despite all the fame and adulation, remarkably little is known about Lionel Messi, the modest and intensely private footballing genius. Just how did the boy from Rosario, Argentina, become the world's greatest player?

Guillem Balague has had unprecedented access to Messi's inner circle: his coaches, team-mates and family. In addition, Pep Guardiola has provided exclusive analysis of the player. The result is an authoritative and compelling account of the wonderful mystery that is Messi.

'I can tell my grandkids one day that I coached Lionel Messi' Pep Guardiola

You may know a lot of the Messi legend already, but his is still a fascinating backstory.There's certainly some interesting insight and information...particularly Balague's understanding of Argentinian politics, culture and mores. ...The book glows with extended testimonies from those who ever coached or mentored Messi.The story of one of the greatest footballers of all time, Barcelona and Argentina's Lionel Messi. Updated to include the 2013-14 season and the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Guillem Balague is a key fixture in Sky Sports' coverage of Spanish football, appearing regularly both on live match coverage and on the weekly round-up show, Revista de La Liga. He is also the UK Correspondent for AS, the Madrid-based Spanish sports newspaper and El Larguero, Spain's most popular sports radio show, attracting some 1.5 million listeners. His work appears regularly in The Times and in Champions magazine, where he writes a regular column on international football.
He also wrote the bestselling "A Season on the Brink", an insider's account of Liverpool's 2004-05 Champions' League winning campaign, updated later with the 2006 FA Cup victory.

He has written or worked for The Observer, Talk Sport, BBC, Onda Cero radio, 442 and World Soccer.

Guillem has most recently interviewed the following personalities: Samuel Etoo, David Villa, David Beckham, Raul, Xavi, Iniesta, Van Nistelrooy, Robben, Frank Lampard, Thierry Henry, Jamie Carragher, Kenny Dalglish, Fernando Torres, Mikel Arteta, Frank Rijkaard, Gianluca Vialli, David Moyes, Xabi Alonso, Harry Redknapp, Mark Hughes, Alex McLeish, Roy Hodgson, Gilberto Silva, Steve McClaren, Alan Curbishley, Nico Kranjcar, plus a host of other influential figures in the game.

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Already regarded as a football superstar, equal in skill to Pele and Maradona, Messi is the world's highest paid footballer, while Guillem is a highly-respected sports author and journalist with 543,233 followers on Twitter.Messi plays for one of the most famous, and best, football clubs in the world: FC Barcelona.The 2014 World Cup in Brazil should be the perfect platform to seal his international reputation in history - and he will still be only 26 years old.PEP GUARDIOLA was shortlisted for the FOOTBALL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD at the BRITISH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS in 2013.The hardback has sold 14,000 copies and the export trade paperback 10,000.
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Running

By Ronnie O'Sullivan

World Snooker Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan's frank and honest account of his astonishingly dramatic life.

I used to rely on drugs and alcohol to keep me going, but now I've got the healthiest addiction going - running.

This book explains how running has helped me to fight my demons - my addictive personality, depression, my dad's murder conviction, the painful break-up with the mother of my children - and allowed me to win five World Snooker Championships.

It is also about all of the great things in my life - my kids, snooker, my dad's release from prison, great mates who have helped me, and the psychiatrist Dr Steve Peters, who has taught me how not to run away when things get tough.

Finally, it's about what it's like to get the buzz - from running, from snooker, from life. Because when it comes down to it, everyone needs something to drive them on.

The running is literal as well as metaphorical...it's a heartbreaking storyRunning is a chaotic race through O'Sullivan's life, but this does little to dethrone him as the people's champion - it simply adds further to his legend.When he starts talking about snooker and his rivals, he is fascinating. Yet it wasn't snooker that ended up saving from the booze and drugs - it was distance running.At snooker, O'Sullivan is easily the best in the world. At running, he is club class...His frank memoir, which reads like a transcript from the psychiatrist's coach, explains that running - and the running community - gave him a sense of acceptance and achievement.Like a lot of shy people, he can look arrogant and aloof when he is performing, while underneath there's turmoil.The running is literal as well as metaphorical...it's a heartbreaking storyRunning is a chaotic race through O'Sullivan's life, but this does little to dethrone him as the people's champion - it simply adds further to his legend.When he starts talking about snooker and his rivals, he is fascinating. Yet it wasn't snooker that ended up saving from the booze and drugs - it was distance running.At snooker, O'Sullivan is easily the best in the world. At running, he is club class...His frank memoir, which reads like a transcript from the psychiatrist's coach, explains that running - and the running community - gave him a sense of acceptance and achievement.Like a lot of shy people, he can look arrogant and aloof when he is performing, while underneath there's turmoil.World Snooker Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan's frank and honest account of his astonishingly dramatic life.RONNIE was praised across the media for its frankness - a key ingredient in 'celebrity' autobiographies: 'O'Sullivan is as frank about his spell in the Priory clinic as he is about his father's murder conviction. His accounts of snooker tournaments and sketches of the sport's personalities will fascinate fans, but even snooker haters will be rooting for Ronnie in the game of life' OK!Ronnie O'Sullivan is the most naturally gifted snooker player in the world. He has won at least 12 major tournaments - including the MASTERS and the EMBASSY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - since the hardback of RONNIE in May 2003.In 2013 Ronnie won the World Snooker Championship for the fifth time - the first player in 17 years to successfully defend the title.Probes in great depth the pressures of life at the top without losing sight of Ronnie's natural charm and humour.The paperback is released to coincide with the 2014 World Snooker Championships, when Ronnie will hopefully return to defend his crown and win the title for the third year in a row.
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The Tim Vine Bumper Book of Silliness

By Tim Vine
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Egghead

By Bo Burnham, Chance Bone

Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, mostly absurd collection of poetry and essays from rising comedy star Bo Burnham.

Bo Burnham was a teenager living in his parents' attic in Massachusetts when he started posting funny songs to YouTube. They immediately turned heads with their wise satire that belied his very young age. His videos have now been viewed over 209 million times, and he has amassed a gigantic online following that excitedly await each new video. Bo is revered in all comedy circles for being a wholly original, highly intelligent young voice. Judd Apatow was an early champion of the young comedian, and Bo taped his first Comedy Central special at age 18, the youngest in history. His comedy/song albums were huge critical and commercial successes.

Written in his very distinctive comedic voice, EGGHEAD: OR, YOU CAN'T SURVIVE ON IDEAS ALONE brings Bo's award-winning brand of brainy word play to the page in the form of off-kilter writings, thoughts, and poems. Collaborating with longtime friend, artist and illustrator Chance Bone, Bo writes about everything from painful breakups to bald barbers, in a collection that makes the reader laugh, but like his stand-up and music, also displays surprisingly mature insights.

With one text piece and one original black & white illustration per page, this book will appeal to Bo's already established fans as well as those new to his genius.

Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, mostly absurd collection of poetry and essays from comedy star Bo Burnham.

Bo Burnham (Author)
An internet phenomenon at the age of sixteen, US comedian Bo Burnham had achieved international recognition by the age of 20. His three albums: Bo Burnham, Bo Fo Sho and Words, Words, Words, and his standup tour of the same name, garnered fans from all over the world as well as the Panel Award at the Edinburgh Fringe. He is the creator, writer and star of a new MTV show, due to air in 2012.

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Huge appeal to 18-24 YouTube generation, Bo Burnham has 450,000 subscribers to his YouTube Channel and over 114 million views.Immensely popular touring show, which, as well as his core fanbase, also impresses older audiences: In 2010 he was nominated for BEST COMEDY SHOW and won the PANEL PRIZE for his show, BO BURNHAM: WORDS, WORDS, WORDS, at the Edinburgh Fringe.Here's what the GUARDIAN has to say: 'A brilliant performer...you get the strong feeling you are seeing someone genuinely remarkable emerge...This kid in a hooded top really could end up being his generation's equivalent of Steve Martin or Woody Allen. He's properly good.Upcoming MTV show ZACH STONE IS GONNA BE FAMOUS - a spoof reality show of which he is the creator, writer and star - will take him to a new level. He has also been collaborating on a movie project with Judd Apatow.Bo was at Edinburgh again in 2013 and recieved rave reviews. '5* Funnier than anything else we've seen at the Fringe' TIME OUT.Bo's upcoming 11-date nationwide UK tour in November 2013 looks to be a sell-out success.
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Racing Through the Dark

By David Millar

The SUNDAY TIMES bestselling memoir from the Tour de France cyclist who lifts the lid on his drug use and return to sport.

By his eighteenth birthday David Millar was living and racing in France, sleeping in rented rooms, tipped to be the next English-speaking Tour winner. A year later he'd realised the dream and signed a professional contract. He perhaps lived the high life a little too enthusiastically - he broke his heel in a fall from a roof after too much drink, and before long the pressure to succeed had tipped over into doping. Here, in a full and frank autobiography, David Millar recounts the story from the inside: he doped because 'cycling's drug culture was like white noise', and because of peer pressure. 'I doped for money and glory in order to guarantee the continuation of my status.' Five years on from his arrest, Millar is clean and reflective, and holds nothing back in this account of his dark years.

Millar is never less than candid in a memoir that is part confessional, part catharsis.His description of that agonising 2010 mountain stage, during which he scoured the depths of his soul while falling helplessly behind the rest of the field, deserves to stand among the great first-person accounts of sporting experience.His career almost destroyed by a doping scandal in 2004, the cycling champion faces his demons in this eloquent and revelatory memoir. Millar's gutsy slog to restore his reputation is inspirational.This is the superbly narrated story of one man's evolution from talented ingenue to disillusioned doper and back again... one of the very best snapshots of professional cycling in the noughties.Highly articulate, Millar has written a courageously combative book that both exposes the conditions that create drug cheating and explains how his sport has to confront those conditions if it is to break from this most murky of pasts.The thoughtful British doper-turned-campaigner delivers an eloquent, highly rated memoir about life in troubled peloton.The SUNDAY TIMES bestselling memoir from the Tour de France cyclist who lifts the lid on his drug use and return to sport.

David Millar was born in Malta in 1977. He is a British road racing cyclist and the only British rider to have worn all Tour de France jerseys and one of four to have worn the yellow jersey. He is now a part-owner of the Garmin-Chipotle team and a key figure of the World Anti-doping Agency's athletes committee.

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A SUNDAY TIMES bestseller on publication on hardback.Shortlisted for the WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR award.David Millar was the star of British cycling before his fall and he is now clean and riding again.

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Mick Wall is the UK's best-known rock writer, author and TV and radio programme maker, and is the author of numerous critically-acclaimed books, including definitive, bestselling titles on Led Zeppelin (When Giants Walked the Earth), Metallica (Enter Night), AC/DC (Hell Ain't a Bad Place To Be), Black Sabbath (Symptom of the Universe), Lou Reed, The Doors (Love Becomes a Funeral Pyre) and Foo Fighters. He lives in England.

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The Ultimate 5:2 Diet Recipe Book

By Kate Harrison

The 5:2 Diet is transforming lives worldwide. Thousands are losing weight, improving their health and saving money.

Now, The Ultimate 5:2 Diet Recipe Book makes this lifestyle easier than ever, with recipes that make food on your Fast Days a pleasure. It's packed with easy, delicious dishes, from Great Start Breakfasts to International Favourites, Comfort Food, Super Soups, and even Sweet Treats.

This down-to-earth guide by The 5:2 Diet Book author Kate Harrison mixes great recipes with all the humour, money-saving tips and practical advice that made the first book a bestseller. It also explains the science and incredible health benefits of this simple, inspiring approach. This cookbook focuses on fresh, delicious and fast home cooking, with meals that taste nothing like 'diet' food. It includes:

. More than 85 recipes, all calorie counted, with dozens more ideas for adapting them to suit your life and budget;
. 5:2 Lives: inspirational stories and honest food diaries from real dieters, who share the secrets of their success;
. 5:2 Know-How: tips on everything from store cupboard suppers, time-saving gadgets and fitting 5:2 around family life and holidays;
. How to 5:2: an updated, easy-to-follow guide to how, and why, you can begin this life-changing plan right now.

The Ultimate 5:2 Diet Recipe Book is the only cookbook you'll ever need to help you lose weight, boost your brain and change your attitude to food forever.

Her conversational style is relatable and encouraging... and [the book] lends promise to the possibility of maintaining 5:2 as a lifestyle, rather than merely a temporary stint.The only 5:2 recipe book you will ever need.

Before becoming a novelist, Kate Harrison worked for a news agency, reporting mainly for the national tabloids. She then moved to the BBC where she was a reporter in regional news in Bristol and Birmingham, producer on NEWSROUND, and worked on PANORAMA and other investigative/consumer shows and documentaries.

Kate Harrison writes fiction and non-fiction: her novels include The Secret Shopper's Revenge, Brown Owl's Guide to Life and the Soul Beach thriller trilogy, her young adult series. She's also the author of the bestselling The 5:2 Diet Book, plus three other 5:2 Books.

Visit Kate's website at kate-harrison.com, follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/katewritesbooks and Pinterest at http://pinterest.com/katewritesbooks and watch her Youtube channel at http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL961FBF0F8A8CE2B2&feature=view_all. Visit the Soul Beachwebsite at http://www.soulbeach.org, the Soul Fire website at http://burningtruths.com and follow Soul Beach on Twitter at https://twitter.com/onsoulbeach and Pinterest at http://pinterest.com/katewritesbooks/the-dream-soul-beach-cast-list. Learn more with http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=auJWC-o-RiY.

Easy to cook recipes and meal plans following on from the demand for previous 5:2 diet books.The 5:2 Diet Book has experienced rapid success, selling over 2000 copies in under two weeks.Trademark humour and honesty that made The 5:2 Diet Book a hit, this time with a highly personal and confessional tone.A great ethos for the current climate - easy dieting and saving money.
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'We Ain't Got No Drink, Pa'

By Hilda Kemp, Cathryn Kemp

'We ain't got no drink, Pa.'
I trembled as I spoke. Then somewhere inside me I found the anger, the courage to answer him back.
'We don't have no grog cos you drank it all!'
I knew he was going for me tonight, so I reckoned I might as well go down fighting after all.

Growing up in the slums of 1920s and 30s Bermondsey, Hilda Kemp's childhood was one of chaos and fear. Every day was battleground, a fight to survive and a fight to be safe.

For Hilda knew what it was to grow up in desperate poverty: to have to scratch around for a penny to buy bread; to feel the seeping cold of a foggy docklands night with only a thin blanket to cover her; to share her filthy mattress with her brothers and sisters, fighting for space while huddling to keep warm. She knew what it was to feel hunger - not the impatient growl of a tummy that has missed a meal; proper hunger, the type that aches in your soul as much as your belly.

The eldest of five children, Hilda was the daughter of a hard drinker and hard hitter as well. A casual dockworker by day, a bare-knuckle fighter by night and a lousy drunk to boot, her pa honed his fists down the Old Kent Road and Blackfriars, and it was Hilda or her ma who bore the brunt of them at home.

This is the powerful and moving memoir of Hilda's childhood growing up in dark, filthy, crime-ridden Bermondsey; a place where you knew your neighbours, where you kept your eyes down and your ears shut as defence against the gangs at war in the streets. It's a time when days were spent running wild down the docklands, jumping onto barges and stealing coal, racing through the dank back-streets of east London like water rats, dodging the milk cart or the rag-and-bone man.

And out of this bleak landscape emerges a brave, resilient young girl whose life is a testament to the power of love and good humour. Moving, dazzling and sombre by turns, once opened this brilliant, seductive book will not let you rest.

Too many children. Too little money. An abusive father too drunk to notice his family is starving. This is the true story of a little girl's struggle to survive against the odds in the slums of 1920s south-east London.

Cathryn Kemp is an award-winning journalist and author living in East Sussex. She has written across the spectrum of the British press, both tabloid and broadsheet, and online, and for many magazines. In 2002 she won the PETER WILSON AWARD FOR JOURNALISM before running her own highly successful press agency writing for radio and television. She is the author of PAINKILLER ADDICT, published by Piatkus in 2012, which won the BIG RED READ PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION in 2013. This is a personal and lovingly crafted account of her grandmother's life and her legacy.
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The market for gritty nostalgia and misery titles is still booming, particularly those set in London, thanks to CALL THE MIDWIFE (349,000 TCM). The economic downturn in Britain is creating a need for people to hark back to simpler times and the events covered in this book will ring a bell with many people whose grandparents lived through the hardships of the 20th century.This is beautifully written, evoking a strong sense of time and place, and has all the hallmarks of comparative bestselling titles such as ANGELA'S ASHES.This is the first in a two-book deal, so we have the opportunity to establish this as a bestselling series for the long term.The book is being written by Hilda's granddaughter Cathryn Kemp, which gives the memoir a very personal feel, and makes for interesting PR angles.Cathryn is an award-winning journalist and author - she won the PETER WILSON AWARD FOR JOURNALISM and the BIG RED READ PRIZE FOR NON FICTION for her debut book, PAINKILLER ADDICT.Cathryn is incredibly well-connected in the media world and will promote extensively on publication.
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Comfort Food Without the Calories

By Justine Pattison

Comforting low-calorie recipes that make losing weight as easy as 1-2-3

COMFORT FOOD WITHOUT THE CALORIES takes all the hassle out of cooking your favourite feel-good food, the low-cal way.

In the WITHOUT THE CALORIES series, bestselling recipe writer Justine Pattison's 123 Plan provides an easy-to-follow approach to your daily meals. Each calorie-counted recipe has been triple tested, with tips and ideas to enhance your low-cal cooking experience, plus additional nutritional information to suit any diet regime.

A truly delicious way to lose weight! Comfort food is all about indulgence; dishes that are rich, full-flavoured and satisfying. Think creamy pastry, hearty stews and luscious chocolate puddings.Eat better and still enjoy your favourites with these new recipes - they are all under 500 calories per servingTop UK diet recipe writer Justine Pattison's new Without the Calories series of lower calorie cookbooks contain easy recipes that are great for all the family, with inexpensive, easily available ingredients.This set of three 'Without the Calories' books are a great way of losing weight, but without banishing your favourite dishes. Each recipe lists the calories per serving, but also useful tips or advice on freezing. The recipes are illustrated with superb photographs so you will know exactly what the result should look like.Comforting low-calorie recipes that make losing weight as easy as 1-2-3.Food writer and BBC TV food consultant, Justine Pattison is the creative force behind bestselling books such as Gillian McKeith's YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT cookbook, the YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT HEALTH PLAN and Anna Richardson's BODY BLITZ .More recently Justine's involvement in THE HAIRY DIETERS: HOW TO LOVE FOOD AND LOSE WEIGHT has seen it sell over one million copies.To date, Justine's recipes and diet plans have featured in books totalling over 2.75 million sales.
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Quick and Easy Without the Calories

By Justine Pattison

Quick and easy low-cal recipes that make losing weight as easy as 1-2-3.

Take all the hassle out of cooking your favourite food with this collection of recipes that embrace speedy, delicious low-cal cooking. In the Without The Calories series, bestselling recipe writer Justine Pattison's introduces readers to her 123 Plan which provides an easy-to-follow approach to your daily meals. Each calorie-counted recipe has been triple tested, with tips and ideas to enhance your low-cal cooking experience, plus additional nutritional information to suit any diet regime.

Eat better and still enjoy your favourites with these new recipes - they are all under 500 calories per servingGreat ways to eat healthy but really delicious food - without piling on the pounds!Top UK diet recipe writer Justine Pattison's new Without the Calories series of lower calorie cookbooks contain easy recipes that are great for all the family, with inexpensive, easily available ingredients.This set of three 'Without the Calories' books are a great way of losing weight, but without banishing your favourite dishes. Each recipe lists the calories per serving, but also useful tips or advice on freezing. The recipes are illustrated with superb photographs so you will know exactly what the result should look like.Quick and easy low-cal recipes that make losing weight as easy as 1-2-3.Justine Pattison is the UK's favourite diet recipe writer. To date, her recipes have featured in books totalling over 3 million sales. She is a regular contributor to BBC GOOD FOOD and OLIVE magazines, and most recently the author of FREEZE and the WITHOUT THE CALORIES series. She has a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Justine-Pattison and a Twitter account @JustinePattison.Food writer and BBC TV food consultant, Justine Pattison is the creative force behind bestselling books such as Gillian McKeith's YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT cookbook, the YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT HEALTH PLAN and Anna Richardson's BODY BLITZ .More recently Justine's involvement in THE HAIRY DIETERS: HOW TO LOVE FOOD AND LOSE WEIGHT has seen it sell over a million copies.To date, Justine's recipes and diet plans have featured in books totalling over 2.75 million sales.
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Takeaway Favourites Without the Calories

By Justine Pattison

Your favourite takeaway recipes that will make losing weight as easy as 1-2-3

Packed with easy-to-follow, delicious recipes Takeaway Favourites: Without The Calories takes all the hassle out of cooking your favourite food from around the world, the low-cal way.

In the Without The Calories series, bestselling recipe writer Justine Pattison's introduces readers to her 123 Plan which provides an easy-to-follow approach to your daily meals. Each calorie-counted recipe has been triple tested, with tips and ideas to enhance your low-cal cooking experience, plus additional nutritional information to suit any diet regime.

Includes recipes from around the world:
- Indian
- Chinese
- South East Asian
- Japanese
- Mediterranean
- American
- On the high street

The one thing you don't want when watching your weight is to feel deprived. That's why we're fans of Justine Pattison's new Without The Calories recipe books which have low-fat versions of all the favourite things we like to eat.Top UK diet recipe writer Justine Pattison's new Without the Calories series of lower calorie cookbooks contain easy recipes that are great for all the family, with inexpensive, easily available ingredients.This set of three 'Without the Calories' books are a great way of losing weight, but without banishing your favourite dishes. Each recipe lists the calories per serving, but also useful tips or advice on freezing. The recipes are illustrated with superb photographs so you will know exactly what the result should look like.Your favourite takeaway recipes that will make losing weight as easy as 1-2-3.Justine Pattison is the UK's favourite diet recipe writer. To date, her recipes have featured in books totalling over 3 million sales. She is a regular contributor to BBC GOOD FOOD and OLIVE magazines, and most recently the author of FREEZE and the WITHOUT THE CALORIES series. She has a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Justine-Pattison and a Twitter account @JustinePattison.Food writer and BBC TV food consultant, Justine Pattison is the creative force behind bestselling books such as Gillian McKeith's YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT cookbook, the YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT HEALTH PLAN and Anna Richardson's BODY BLITZ .More recently Justine's involvement in THE HAIRY DIETERS: HOW TO LOVE FOOD AND LOSE WEIGHT has seen it sell over a million copies.To date, Justine's recipes and diet plans have featured in books totalling over 2.75 million sales.