11 reading resolutions to add to your book shelf
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Your 2018 reading list, sorted
If you’ve been wondering what to add to your reading list this year, wonder no more. Because navigating the book department for the best titles can sometimes be a chore, we’ve gathered 11 of our favourite titles, available online and instore now.
Keep scrolling for your 2018 reading list…
Phaidon Editors | The Art Museum
Housing the finest art collection ever assembled, this coffee table book offers the museum experience without the boundaries of space and time, taking the reader on a tour around the world and through the ages. Its rooms and galleries display some 1,600 artworks, selected from the original collection, including paintings, sculpture, photographs, textiles, installations, performances, videos, prints, ceramics, manuscripts, metalwork, and jewel-work. A must-have for anyone who loves art, culture and aesthetics.
THAMES AND HUDSON | Catwalking
If you love fashion as much as we do, you need to add this book to your collection – stat. Chris Moore is the undisputed king of catwalk photography. This is the ultimate and only edit of Moore's work, featuring the photographer’s iconic images accompanied with essays by award-winning fashion critic Alexander Fury. From Coco Chanel's final show to Galliano's graduation, McQueen to Versace and more, Catwalking presents the definitive catwalk highlights captured by the man who has seen and shot it all.
THAMES AND HUDSON | Skin Deep
In this collection of more than 40 columns, New York Times beauty writer Bee Shapiro gets the world’s most photographed people to share their most intimate rituals: daily skin care regimens, opinions on makeup, hair care, diet and exercise, and the way beauty has evolved for each person over the course of his or her life.
PENGUIN | Shine
Make 2018 your most positive year yet with this bedside table essential. We live in a world of time famine, stuffocation and addiction to entertainment rather than education. So it's time to eliminate some of the noise and distraction and get back to the basic essentials; it's time to start living on purpose again. From The Essentialists comes Shine: a short and stylish guide to twenty simple life skills that will help you to thrive. From 'Clarity' and 'Mindfulness' to 'Declutter' and 'Sleep', each chapter is enormously practical and truly inspiring - explaining the game-changing potential these techniques hold, and how to master them in easy steps.
HARPER COLLINS | Paris Dreaming
Katrina Lawrence first fell in love with Paris at the age of five, and since then her roads have continually led her back to this most beautiful of cities. Taking us on a journey around Paris's most spectacular sights, hidden secrets and most beguiling nooks and crannies, Katrina tells us the story of why this city has been her constant inspiration through all stages of life. Musing on everything Parisian, from femininity to feminism, politics to perfume, Katrina shares the essential life lessons that Paris has taught her.
LONELY PLANET | The Cities Book 2
Lonely Planet’s bestselling ‘The Cities Book’ is back. Fully revised and updated, this must-have title is a celebration of 200 of the world’s most exciting urban destinations, beautifully photographed and packed with trip advice and recommendations from our experts – making it the perfect companion for any traveller deciding where to visit next.
PAN MACMILLAN | Beauty Food
When it comes to glowing skin, sparkling eyes, lustrous hair and healthy nails, we truly are what we eat. Whether it's olive oil for thick, strong hair or healthy fats for plump and radiant skin, Lola's recipes and beauty tips celebrate the natural goodness of wholefoods. Lola also includes sensible advice on which chemicals to avoid when buying cosmetics, foods that can have a negative impact on your skin (hello, sugar) and the importance of that miracle youth elixir, sleep. A must have for anyone looking to make 2018 their healthiest year yet.
HARPER COLLINS | delicious. daily
The team at delicious. magazine believe there are few things more wonderful than eating incredible home-cooked food. But when it comes to actually preparing a meal each evening, the pressures of everyday life can certainly take the joy out of the task itself. That’s why they created this book to update your weekly recipe rotation, with hacks to make every dish quicker, easier, or more delicious. Sure to make 2018 your tastiest year yet.
HARPER COLLINS | Every Lie I’ve Ever Told
The bestselling author of The Anti-Cool Girl returns with a devastating, heartbreaking, brilliant, brave and laugh-out-loud funny memoir of truth, lies and everything that lies between...In a nutshell, this is a raw, beautiful, sad, shocking - and very, very funny - memoir of all the lies we tell others and the lies we tell ourselves.
HARPER COLLINS | Open Wide
Open Wide, from Melissa Ambrosini, the bestselling author of Mastering Your Mean Girl, is a radically real, upfront and no BS guide on finding and cultivating mind-blowing, heart-expanding, authentic love, real relationships and soulful sex. It's a book that gives you the real tools to implement into your life immediately for real results, to help you navigate your relationships, learn more about yourself, and learn how to step into your full feminine essence.
PAN MACMILLAN | The Bikini Body 28-Day Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Guide
Millions of women follow Kayla Itsines and her Bikini Body Guide 28-minute workouts: energetic, kinetic, high-intensity interval training sessions that help women achieve healthy, strong bodies. In her first ever lifestyle book, Itsines shares 200 healthy recipes and a 4-week workout plan, including Kayla’s signature 28-minute workouts, to help you to take care of your wellbeing all year long.
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