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    • ISBN:9781409191612
    • Publication date:16 May 2019

The Little Book of Girl Power

The Wit and Wisdom of the Spice Girls

By Various

  • Hardback
  • £6.99

The most iconic quotes from the world's biggest girl band

'When I came out of my mother's womb I screamed: "Girl Power!"' Ginger Spice

The Spice Girls shaped the nineties. They taught us about girl power, union jack dresses, the power of leopard print clothes and how if we want to be our lover, you've got to get with our friends. The Little Book of Girl Power is a collection of the most iconic girl band's quotes on love, men, girl power and friendship.

From Posh Spice's words on fashion to Sporty Spice on female friendships, The Little Book of Girl Power is the perfect gift for any Spice Girls fans in your life.

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  • ISBN: 9781409191605
  • Publication date: 16 May 2019
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Trapeze
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Inland

Tea Obreht
Authors:
Tea Obreht

THE NEW NOVEL BY THE AUTHOR OF THE TIGER'S WIFE 'A tremendously talented writer' Ann PatchettA MAN SEARCHING FOR A HOME HE CAN'T FIND. A WOMAN BOUND TO A HOME SHE CAN'T LEAVE.Nora is an unflinching frontierswoman awaiting the return of the men in her life - her husband who has gone in search of water for the parched household, and her elder sons who have vanished after an explosive argument. Nora is biding her time with her youngest son, who is convinced that a mysterious beast is stalking the land around their home, and her husband's seventeen-year-old cousin, who communes with spirits. Lurie is a former outlaw and a man haunted by ghosts. He sees lost souls who want something from him, and he finds reprieve from their longing in an unexpected relationship that inspires a momentous expedition across the West. Mythical, lyrical, and sweeping in scope, Inland is grounded in true but little-known history. It showcases all of Téa Obreht's talents as a writer, as she subverts and reimagines the myths of the American West, making them entirely - and unforgettably - her own.A VANITY FAIR, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY AND LIT HUB 'MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019' PRAISE FOR THE TIGER'S WIFE'The most thrilling discovery in years' Colum McCann'Assured, eloquent and not easily forgotten' Independent on Sunday'A poignant, seductive novel' Observer'One of the most extraordinary debuts of recent memory' Vogue

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Hit Factories

Karl Whitney
Authors:
Karl Whitney

After discovering a derelict record plant on the edge of a northern English city, and hearing that it was once visited by David Bowie, Karl Whitney embarks upon a journey to explore the industrial cities of British pop music.Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Leeds, Sheffield, Hull, Glasgow, Belfast, Birmingham, Coventry, Bristol: at various points in the past these cities have all had distinctive and highly identifiable sounds. But how did this happen? What circumstances enabled those sounds to emerge? How did each particular city - its history, its physical form, its accent - influence its music? How were these cities and their music different from each other? And what did they have in common?Hit Factories tells the story of British pop through the cities that shaped it. Karl Whitney tracks down the places where music was performed, recorded and sold, and the people - the performers, entrepreneurs, songwriters, producers and fans - who made it all happen. From the venues and recording studios that occupied disused cinemas, churches and abandoned factories to the terraced houses and back rooms of pubs where bands first rehearsed, the terrain of British pop can be retraced with a map in hand and a head filled with music and its many myths.

Trapeze

The Little Book of Dyer Straights

Various
Authors:
Various

Trapeze

Stay Sexy and Don't Get Murdered

Georgia Hardstark, Karen Kilgariff
Authors:
Georgia Hardstark, Karen Kilgariff

In STAY SEXY & DON'T GET MURDERED, Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, hosts of true crime comedy podcast 'My Favorite Murder,' open up about their lives more intimately than ever in their confessionally honest and hilarious debut book, titled after their podcast sign-off.Sharing never-before-heard stories ranging from their struggles with depression, eating disorders, and addiction, Karen and Georgia irreverently recount their biggest mistakes and deepest fears, reflecting on the formative life events that shaped them into two of the most followed voices in the podcasting world.(p) Orion Publishing Group 2019

Seven Dials

F**k the Establishment

Various
Authors:
Various
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A Riot of Our Own

Johnny Green, Garry Barker, Ray Lowry
Contributors:
Johnny Green, Garry Barker, Ray Lowry
Trapeze

The Little Book of Sass

Various
Authors:
Various

'You're strong, you're a Kelly Clarkson song, you got this.'Everything that comes out of Jonathan Van Ness's mouth is a gift from god. He's the man who taught us about hair, self-care and CON-FI-DONCE. The Little Book of Sass is a collection of the most iconic quotes from the sassiest man around on love, men, self-care and friendship.From the power of the heel to how to be the most supportive friend, The Little Book of Sass is the most shamazing gift for any JVN fans in your life.

Gollancz

Summerland

Hannu Rajaniemi
Authors:
Hannu Rajaniemi
Seven Dials

Tea Cup Reading, Orion Plain and Simple

Various
Authors:
Various

A practical guide on the revealing art of tea cup reading.The art of reading tea leaves has been practised for centuries by everyone from Buddhist monks to Bedouins to Gypsies. Once very popular in Britain and Ireland and all the countries they settled, the practice has all but faded away. Now, this concise book provides quick, easy, and fun instructions for practising tasseography today. The book includes everything needed to become an accomplished practitioner:* a brief history of tea and coffee* advice on brewing and serving* basic rules of tea leaf and cup reading* handy tips for instant readings* an illustrated dictionary of 361 symbols with precise definitionsTea Cup Reading is an essential reference for this fascinating interpretive art.

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Slowhand

Philip Norman
Authors:
Philip Norman
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Being John Lennon

Ray Connolly
Authors:
Ray Connolly
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How Does It Feel?

Mark Kermode
Authors:
Mark Kermode

'A rattling tornado of a tale' DANNY BAKER'Wonderful and wry . . . it will increase your zest for life' RICHARD AYOADEFollowing a formative encounter with the British pop movie Slade in Flame in 1975, Mark Kermode decided that musical superstardom was totally attainable. And so, armed with a homemade electric guitar and very little talent, he embarked on an alternative career - a chaotic journey which would take him from the halls and youth clubs of North London to the stages of Glastonbury, the London Palladium and The Royal Albert Hall.HOW DOES IT FEEL? follows a lifetime of musical misadventures which have seen Mark striking rockstar poses in the Sixth Form Common Room, striding around a string of TV shows dressed from head to foot in black leather, getting heckled off stage by a bunch of angry septuagenarians on a boat on the Mersey, showing Timmy Mallet how to build a tea-chest bass - and winning the International Street Entertainers of the Year award as part of a new wave of skiffle. Really. Hilarious, self-deprecating and blissfully nostalgic, this is a riotous account of a bedroom dreamer's attempts to conquer the world armed with nothing more than a chancer's enthusiasm and a simple philosophy: how hard can it be?

Trapeze

Fierce Fairytales

Nikita Gill
Authors:
Nikita Gill
Seven Dials

F**k Plastic

Various
Authors:
Various
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Goodbye Europe

Various
Authors:
Various
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Like a Bat Out of Hell

Mick Wall
Authors:
Mick Wall
Seven Dials

Fairies, Orion Plain and Simple

Various
Authors:
Various
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Some Fantastic Place

Chris Difford
Authors:
Chris Difford

Chris Difford is a rare breed. As a member of one of London's best-loved bands, the Squeeze co-founder has made a lasting contribution to English music with hits such as 'Cool For Cats', 'Up The Junction', 'Labelled With Love', 'Hourglass' and 'Tempted'. Even before his first release in 1977, his love of writing lyrics has never wavered. Over the course of a thirteen-album career with Squeeze, it was clear from the very beginning that Difford has few peers when it comes to smart, pithy lyricism. His 'kitchen-sink drama' style has drawn plaudits from fans on both sides of the Atlantic, and his influence is keenly felt today. The likes of Lily Allen. Mark Ronson, Kasabian, Razorlight and many more have recognized the debt they owe to Squeeze's music and to Difford's way with words, while journalists were moved by his winning combination with Glenn Tilbrook to dub the pair 'The New Lennon and McCartney'.In Some Fantastic Place, Chris Difford charts his life from his early days as a dreaming boy in south London with a talent for poetry to becoming a member of one of Britain's greatest bands and beyond. Along the way he reveals the inspiration and stories behind Squeeze's best-known songs, and his greatest highs and lows from over four decades of making music.

Trapeze

Lemmy

Mick Wall
Authors:
Mick Wall

In 'The Ace of Spades', Motörhead's most famous song, Lemmy, the born-to-lose, live-to-win frontman of the band sang, 'I don't want to live forever'. Yet as he told his friend of 35 years, former PR and biographer Mick Wall, 'Actually, I want to go the day before forever. To avoid the rush...'. This is his strange but true story. Brutally frank, painfully funny, wincingly sad, and always beautifully told, LEMMY: THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY is the story of the only rock'n'roller never to sell his soul for silver and gold, while keeping the devil, as he put it, 'very close to my side'. From school days growing up in North Wales, to first finding fame in the mid-60s with the Rockin' Vicars; from being Jimi Hendrix's personal roadie ('I would score acid for him'), to leading Hawkwind to the top of the charts in 1972 with 'Silver Machine' ('I was fired for taking the wrong drugs'); from forming Motörhead ('I wanted to call the band Bastard but my manager wouldn't let me'), whose iconoclastic album NO SLEEP 'TIL HAMMERSMITH entered the UK charts at No. 1.Based on Mick's original interviews with Lemmy conducted over numerous years, along with the insights of those who knew him best - former band mates, friends, managers, fellow artists and record business insiders - this is an unputdownable story of one of Britain's greatest characters. As Lemmy once said of Wall, 'Mick Wall is one of the few rock writers in the world who can actually write and seems to know anything about rock music. I can and do talk to him for hours - poor bastard.' With the hard part of his journey now over, Lemmy is set to become a legend. LEMMY: THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY explains exactly how that came to be.

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The Beatles Lyrics

Hunter Davies, Beatles
Authors:
Hunter Davies, Beatles

The first-ever collection of the original handwritten Beatles' lyrics.Never before has anyone attempted to track down and publish the original versions of the classic songs, many of which have never yet been published. These documents have ended up in the hands of collectors and friends of the Beatles, scattered across the world at museums and universities. Hunter Davies knew and worked with the Beatles during their heyday, and wrote their first and only authorized biography. In this collection, he has tracked down and reproduced over 100 original handwritten manuscripts of their songs, reproduced here - and, in almost every case, for the very first time.For the Beatles, writing songs was a process that could happen anytime and anywhere - songs might begin as a scribble on the back of an envelope, a napkin or on hotel stationery. From them we gain a unique insight into the remarkable creative process of the greatest songwriters of all time; what they were thinking, how they changed their minds, and then came up with the words which are now known the world over - complete with all the scribbles and crossings out.Each song is given its context: what the Beatles were doing at the time, how and when they came to write and record it, how the original version differs from the final one. Almost every Beatles song has a great story behind it, whether it is 'Yesterday', 'Eleanor Rigby' or 'Yellow Submarine'.Many books have appeared about the Beatles, but in the end what really matters - and will always matter most - is their music. Their music comes out of their lives, just as their lives and emotions are reflected in their music. The Beatles Lyrics is the definitive story of their lives, as uniquely told through their music.