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Father's Day 15 June 2014

Father's Day 15 June 2014

With Father's Day just around the corner why not give him something more interesting than Slippers and Socks - see below for a selection of books that we think will be perfect.

Featured Books
Harry's Last Stand How the World My Generation Built is Falling Down, and What We Can Do to Save it
Harry Leslie Smith
June 2014 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. In November last year, Harry Leslie Smith wrote a piece for the Guardian called “This Year, I will wear a poppy for the last time”, as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2014
     

Wild Wood
Jan Needle
Take a romp through your childhood memories and observe the villains of Wild Wood with new eyes. Mr Toad, Ratty and Mole from 'The Wind in the Willows' are most definitely ‘Haves’ so it’s fascinating to see the story from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
     

How to be a Husband
Tim Dowling
Not wishing to lead by example, Tim Dowling, does however have over 20 years of husbandly experience to offer those who would like to ask; Tim, how can I be a good husband? Guardian readers and ardent followers of Tim...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2014
     

Top Gear: Epic Failures 50 Great Motoring Cock-Ups
Richard Porter
The 50 “what-were-they-thinking-of” cars, the ones that were not only failures, they were Epic failures. Top of the Father’s Day gift-list for any Top Gear fanatic Dads.Like for Like ReadingThe Worst Cars Ever Sold, Giles Chapman
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2014
     

The Last British Dambuster One Man's Extraordinary Life and the Raids That Changed History
George Johnny Johnson
One of the last men able to look back on the Dambuster raids and say they were there, George “Johnny” Johnston recalls his decision to join the RAF then on joining the 617 squadron and the relentless training for the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2014
     

The Great King
Christian Cameron
A well-researched and delightfully written account of the time after the Battle of Marathon and up to the time of Thermopylae seen through the eyes of a slave-cum-warrior Arimnestos. It is a tremendous period of which much has been written...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2014
     

The Pagan Lord
Bernard Cornwell
This is the sort of book that once started you resent having to put it down so don’t begin it too late at night. It is the seventh in the Warrior Chronicles but you can read it on its own....
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2014
     

The Blood Crows
Simon Scarrow
Another Macro and Cato adventure during the reign of the newly appointed Roman Emperor Claudius. Having upset some of the palace advisers as they helped Claudius and his son Nero to power, the two get themselves posted to Britain which...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
     

Bannockburn Scotland's Greatest Battle for Independence
Angus Konstam
This book, published to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the battle, draws on the latest scholarship and archaeological evidence to provide a fast-paced, highly readable and clear narrative of this important story. It also explores the modern legacy of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2014
     

The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable A True Tale of Passion, Poison and Pursuit
Carol Baxter
The year is 1845 and a murderer is caught by the first Electric telegraph, installed on the Great Western Railway. John Tawell, an upright citizen, a Quaker who had erred and been sent to Australia for his pains came back...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
     

Guy Martin: My Autobiography My Life at Breakneck Speed
Guy Martin
Find out what motivates Guy Martin to confront the dangers of road racing, you’ll experience the heart-stopping moments when things go wrong and can contrast this adrenaline rush to the joys of winning. If you want to feel the speed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2014
     

The Greatest Traitor The Secret Lives of Agent George Blake
Roger Hermiston
March 2014 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. George Blake, one of the biggest moles the British spy service has ever seen, yet he had been a war hero, had seemed so promising an...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2014
     

Big Phil Campion's Real World SAS Survival Guide Any Threat. Any Situation. Sorted.
Phil Campion
As the sub-title suggests Ex-SAS Phil Campion shows how to face Any threat, Any Situation. He considers and advises on everything from the most likely dangers encountered in everyday life to what to do in a disaster or war situation. Like...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2014
     

The 100 Most Pointless Things in the World A Pointless Book Written by the Presenters of the Hit BBC 1 TV Show
Alexander Armstrong, Richard Osman
From the top BBC comedy show Pointless here are the 100 absolutely most pointless arguments to rot your brain. Quickly brushing aside the Why are we here question and that old favourite, Does God exist - yes or no -they...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2013
     

The Moaning of Life The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington
Karl Pilkington
' Why are we here? The only time I ever asked meself that was on a surprise holiday to Lanzarote.' Left to his own devices, Karl Pilkington would be happy with his life just as it is. But now he's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
     

Being Keith
Keith Lemon
Since being crowned the Northern Businessman of the Year 1993, Keith Lemon has been going from strength to strength and now is regularly seen sandwiched between two bang tidy lasses on the funniest show on telly, ITV2's CELEBRITY JUICE. In...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2012
     

Ultimate Dad Stuff
Steve Caplin, Simon Rose
Children expect the earth from their fathers. They have to be able to conjure up games from thin air, to answer every question under the sun, to skim stones, and tell bedtime stories. ULTIMATE DAD STUFF is the book every...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2014
     

80 Not Out My Favourite Cricket Memories
Dickie Bird
Hardly a week goes by without Dickie Bird visiting a county or Test match arena where he can keep up to date with all that is happening in the cricket world, while at the same time taking the opportunity to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
     

At Speed
Mark Cavendish
Mark Cavendish is the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France's green jersey, the first to wear the iconic rainbow jersey in almost 50 years and our only ever rider to capture the Giro d'Italia points title. He...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
     

Always Managing My Autobiography
Harry Redknapp
This is the Sunday Times no.1 bestselling memoir from Harry Redknapp. 'From kicking a ball as a kid under the street lamps of Poplar and standing on Highbury's North Bank with my dad, to my first game at West Ham,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2014
     

Manhood Is a Serious Business
Cath Tate
In the realm of amusing, deadpan greetings cards, Cath Tate is the original and best. In her thirty-year career she has created thousands of witty, original and often subversive cards, featuring grim-faced old ladies, ludicrously dressed 1920s gentlemen and bizarre-looking...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2014
     

100 Ideas for Dads Who Love Their Kids but Find Them Exhausting
Willem Van Eekelen
Willem loves his children but finds them exhausting. Then, one day, he challenges them to find games that require him to lie on the sofa. They have the best day ever! This witty new book features an eclectic range of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2014
     

Rod Laver An Autobiography
Rod Laver
Praised from an early age for having “the eye of a hawk” Rod Laver still retains one of the most powerful reputations in men’s tennis. He was World No 1 for seven years and the only player to achieve the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2014
     

A Colder War
Charles Cumming
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. In his splendid previous spy thriller A Foreign Country, Cumming introduced once-disgraced and now covertly back in the fold...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/04/2014
     


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I wonder what percentage of Lovereading families remember Mother’s Day but fail to register Father’s Day! Apparently, the national figure is quite high.


We at Lovereading are here to change all that and have pulled together a number of fabulous titles, both fiction and non-fiction, which Dads everywhere are sure to enjoy over the summer months.

 

So have a look at our selection, read an extract before deciding whether to buy or not and make sure Dad doesn’t miss out again this year.

 

And if you need a bit more inspiration why not take a look at our Sport from the Armchair section.


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