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Quiet

Fearne Cotton
Authors:
Fearne Cotton

In Quiet, Fearne Cotton explores why so many of us question whether we are, or will ever be, 'good enough.' This beautiful book, filled with Fearne's creative hand-drawn illustrations and thought-provoking activities to still your mind, will silence your inner-critic and stop you from continually self-sabotaging.Quiet includes interviews with people who have helped Fearne to accept her flaws and love her own imperfections, as well as advice on how to drown out misinformation and the, sometimes, pressurising noise from family, work and friends, which can fuel our insecruties and self-doubt.Fearne talks honestly and openly about what it's like to live in the public eye and shares some of the methods and practical activities she uses to ignore negative online chatter and trolls. She acknowledges the terrifying stats and research linking social media to rising levels of depression, anxiety and other mental health issues in young people and offers advice about how to listen more selectively to what we are told in an era of constant-sharing, over-sharing nand general misinformation about what is 'good' or 'bad' for us. Stop competing with all the noise out there and accept that Quiet might be your most formidable force yet.Written and Read by Fearne Cotton(P) Orion Publishing Group 2018

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Overshare

Rose Ellen Dix, Rosie Spaughton
Authors:
Rose Ellen Dix, Rosie Spaughton
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An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Hank Green
Authors:
Hank Green

In his much-anticipated debut novel, Hank Green - co-creator of Crash Course, Vlogbrothers and SciShow - spins a sweeping, cinematic tale about a young woman who becomes an overnight celebrity before realising she's part of something bigger, and stranger, than anyone could have possibly imagined. The Carls just appeared. Coming home from work at three a.m., twenty-three-year-old April May stumbles across a giant sculpture. Delighted by its appearance and craftsmanship - like a ten-foot-tall Transformer wearing a suit of samurai armour - April and her friend Andy make a video with it, which Andy uploads to YouTube. The next day April wakes up to a viral video and a new life. News quickly spreads that there are Carls in dozens of cities around the world - everywhere from Beijing to Buenos Aires - and April, as their first documentarian, finds herself at the centre of an intense international media spotlight. Now April has to deal with the pressure on her relationships, her identity and her safety that this new position brings, all while being on the front lines of the quest to find out not just what the Carls are, but what they want from us. Compulsively entertaining and powerfully relevant, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing grapples with big themes, including how the social internet is changing fame, rhetoric and radicalisation; how our culture deals with fear and uncertainty; and how vilification and adoration spring from the same dehumanization that follows a life in the public eye. *****************Here's what people have been saying about Hank's book:'A fun, contemporary adventure that cares about who we are as humans, especially when faced with remarkable events' Kirkus (starred review)'An Absolutely Remarkable Thing is pure book joy' Lev Grossman, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Magicians Trilogy'Fun and full of truth. To be honest, I'm a little irritated at how good the book is. I don't need this kind of competition' Patrick Rothfuss, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Kingkiller Chronicles

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Anxiety and Panic

Harry Barry
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Harry Barry
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Emotional Resilience

Harry Barry
Authors:
Harry Barry
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How to Break Up With Your Phone

Catherine Price
Authors:
Catherine Price
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The Self-Care Project

Jayne Hardy
Authors:
Jayne Hardy
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The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983–1992

Tina Brown
Authors:
Tina Brown

Tina Brown kept delicious daily diaries throughout her eight spectacular years as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair. Today they provide an incendiary portrait of the flash and dash and power brokering of the Excessive Eighties in New York and Hollywood.'A fabulous odyssey ... I read it in a mad frenzy' Stephen Fry'Full of creative glee, passion and wild-ride excitement' Simon Schama'Hang on - it's a wild ride' Meryl StreepThe Vanity Fair Diaries is the story of an Englishwoman barely out of her twenties who arrives in New York City with a dream. Summoned from London in hopes that she can save Condé Nast's troubled new flagship Vanity Fair, Tina Brown is immediately plunged into the maelstrom of the competitive New York media world and the backstabbing rivalries at the court of the planet's slickest, most glamour-focused magazine company. She survives the politics, the intrigue and the attempts to derail her by a simple stratagem: succeeding. In the face of rampant skepticism, she triumphantly reinvents a failing magazine.Here are the inside stories of Vanity Fair scoops and covers that sold millions: the Reagan kiss, the meltdown of Princess Diana's marriage to Prince Charles, the sensational Annie Leibovitz cover of a gloriously pregnant, naked Demi Moore. In the diary's cinematic pages, the drama, comedy and struggle of running an 'it' magazine come to life. Brown's Vanity Fair Diaries is also a woman's journey, of making a home in a new country and of the deep bonds with her husband, their prematurely born son and their daughter.Astute, open-hearted, often riotously funny, Tina Brown's The Vanity Fair Diaries is a compulsively fascinating and intimate chronicle of a woman's life in a glittering era.(p) Macmillan US 2017 Written and Read by Tina Brown

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See Ya Later

Arron Crascall
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Arron Crascall
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The 50 Things

Peter Dunne
Authors:
Peter Dunne

Praise for The 50 Things: "This book is that rare thing: a non-preachy and super-helpful guide. Every page made me smile and some laugh aloud." Eoin Colfer, bestselling author of Artemis Fowl"Humane, funny and above all loving. I wish I'd written it to my children." Fiona Bruce"This is a book for the ages. As you read it, you think why didn't somebody do this a long time ago? Every father should have it and every child should read it." Jim Sheridan"Few exude the love warmth, humour, humility, and insightfulness we all aspire to, as naturally and generously as Peter Dunne and I can't recommend the soul-warming experience of reading his wonderful blog-born, hence uncontrived, book highly enough." Stephen Russell, aka The Barefoot DoctorAs his 50th birthday dawned, Peter Dunne had a life-changing conversation with a friend and realised that, while he may not have invented the internet or found a cure for cancer, he had nonetheless fathered three remarkable and beautiful children.Inspired by that fact, he set out to leave a trail of metaphorical breadcrumbs for them, so that if they ever needed to know what their father might have had to say on a particular subject, it would be set down for them.The result is a book of letters from a father to his children, and though the stories are firmly set in a place and time, the themes and the tone are universal and timeless. From Compromise to Compassion, from Democracy to Sacrifice, THE 50 THINGS explores the social mores and morality of our time and tries to answer the eternal questions that line the path to peace of mind.(p) 2017 Orion Publishing Group

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Happy

Fearne Cotton
Authors:
Fearne Cotton

"This book is a way to release what's going on inside your head and to keep heading towards the good stuff. The simple stuff. The stuff that's going to really hit up that happiness on a deep and nourishing level. Whether you dip into these pages every now and then when you feel you need it, or use it daily as a positive exercise, I hope it brings you much relief, joy and calm. Amen to the pen." - Fearne CottonFor many of us, life can feel like it's moving too fast with pressure bearing down on us from all sides - whether that's from school or work, family or social media. As a result, we find ourselves frazzled, lost and - too often - feeling blue.It's a subject close to Fearne's heart. Drawing on her own experiences and including expert advice, HAPPY offers practical ways of finding joy each and every day. Happiness isn't a mountain to climb, it's just one foot in front of the other on the path of life, and here you'll find little steps that will help make the differences that count. With workbook elements to help you start and end the day well; get in touch with your creative side; and find peace through written exercises, simple practical ideas and visualisations, these are daily tricks and reminders to help you unlock that inner happiness.

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Caspar Lee

Jo Berry
Authors:
Jo Berry

Caspar Lee is a social media sensation. As part of the YouTubing elite, Caspar has risen to the top of online fame and he shares his world with millions of viewers every day. This book will be the ultimate fan guide, full of his original brand of comedy and general silliness. Jam-packed with everything from fun facts, pranks, puzzles and personal stories, to travel tips, celebrity friends and pure Caspar comedy gold, this book will be the must-have fan book for all of his followers.

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KSI: I Am a Bellend

KSI
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KSI
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Teaming up to raise awareness of dementia

NEWS: Orion Children’s Books and Alzheimer’s Research UK celebrate the launch of a very special book, BACK TO BLACKBRICK

Orion Children’s Books and Alzheimer’s Research UK will be celebrating the launch of a very special book, BACK TO BLACKBRICK by SARAH MOORE FITZGERALD, by teaming up to raise awareness of dementia and its effect on families and children. Sarah will be raising awareness through her media work and events surrounding the launch of her debut novel, and we look forward to working with the charity going forward.

Teaming up to raise awareness of dementia

NEWS: Orion Children’s Books and Alzheimer’s Research UK celebrate the launch of BACK TO BLACKBRICK

Orion Children’s Books and Alzheimer’s Research UK will be celebrating the launch of a very special book, BACK TO BLACKBRICK by SARAH MOORE FITZGERALD, by teaming up to raise awareness of dementia and its effect on families and children. Sarah will be raising awareness through her media work and events surrounding the launch of her debut novel, and we look forward to working with the charity going forward.

Orion Books to Publish Cook Happy, Cook Healthy By Fearne Cotton

Amanda Harris, Deputy Publisher, Non-Fiction, Orion Publishing Group has bought World rights from Rowan Lawton at Furniss Lawton for Fearne Cotton’s first cookbook, COOK HAPPY, COOK HEALTHY which is to be published as a hardback and eBook, priced £20.00/£10.99, on 2 June 2016.

Teaming up to raise awareness of dementia

Orion Children’s Books and Alzheimer’s Research UK celebrate the launch of a very special book, BACK TO BLACKBRICK

Orion Children’s Books and Alzheimer’s Research UK will be celebrating the launch of a very special book, BACK TO BLACKBRICK by SARAH MOORE FITZGERALD, by teaming up to raise awareness of dementia and its effect on families and children. Sarah will be raising awareness through her media work and events surrounding the launch of her debut novel, and we look forward to working with the charity going forward.

Comedian Continues Association with Orion

Orion Acquire Two More Keith Lemon Titles

Jane Sturrock, Editorial Director Non-Fiction, has bought World Rights for three further books by Keith Lemon. LITTLE KEITH LEMON: Memoirs of Me Childhood is to be published in hardback by Orion in October 2014 and the first of two children’s books, THE BEAVER AND THE ELEPHANT, is to be published by Orion Children’s Books also in October 2014.