Samuel Johnson, died 1784, in London. His best-known work was published in 1755 after nine years of work. Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language had a far-reaching impact on Modern English.
You Do Know Learning to Act on Intuition Instantly Becky Walsh
Becky Walsh explains how interactions without ego-judgement affect us positively in friendship, business, relationships, family and community. This shift will change our world dramatically from both a personal and global perspective, as we realise that intuition is the key to... Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2013
Navel Gazing One Woman's Quest For a Size Normal Anne Putnam
Sadly there is no size normal, the media obsession with stick thin women is an air-brushed sham but Anne Putnam’s book shoes how difficult it is to live with the body you have. She’s tried every diet, even fat camp... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2013
Men, Money and Chocolate What More Could There be to Life? Menna van Praag
A magical story, mirroring the author’s own experiences about finally learning to listen to your heart and follow your dreams. Maya is a firmly stuck thirty-something who takes comfort in her cafe, her food and her unsuccessful relationships. A chance... Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2013
The Hypnotic Gastric Band Paul McKenna
A gastric band is a radical, surgical operation that reduces the available space in your stomach. Paul McKenna's Hypnotic Gastric Band is a psychological procedure that can help to convince the unconscious mind that a gastric band has been fitted,... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2013
The Drop Zone Diet Jeannette Jackson
With Jeannette Jackson's The Drop Zone Diet you'll lose an incredible 14 pounds in 14 days! It's rapid - it's intense - and IT WORKS! 'I designed the Drop Zone Diet as a scientist. I wrote it as a woman'... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2013
Latte or Cappuccino 125 Decisions That Will Change Your Life Hilly Janes
Tackling everyday lifestyle choices - Heels or flats? Gin-and-tonic or a glass of wine? Manual or electric toothbrush? - Latte or Cappuccino? not only solves your daily dilemmas, but backs up its assertions with scientific evidence...so you know without a... Format: Paperback - Released: 20/12/2012
Gordon Ramsay's Healthy Appetite Gordon Ramsay
What you are is what you eat - and everyone wants to be healthy and look their best. Gordon Ramsay - super-fit chef, marathon runner and high-energy television presenter - is a great advertisement for eating well and staying in... Format: Paperback - Released: 17/01/2013
The FAB Diet Rosemary Conley
When Rosemary Conley appeared on Dancing on Ice at the age of 65 looking younger and fitter than many of the contestants on there, she proved that her diet and exercise programmes really work. She is an inspiration to thousands... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2013
The Zen Diet Martin Faulks, Philippa Faulks, Richard Faulks
The problem with all fad diets like the Cabbage Soup Diet, Atkins Diet, Maple Syrup Diet and many, many others is that they don't encourage a permanent change. In fact they introduce a change that it would be extremely unhealthy... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2013
Steve Biddulph's Raising Girls Steve Biddulph
There has been a sudden and universal deterioration in girls' mental health, starting in primary school and devastating the teen years. Steve Biddulph's Raising Girls is both a guidebook and a call-to-arms for parents. The five key stages of girlhood... Format: Paperback - Released: 17/01/2013
Life Lessons from the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari Robin Sharma
How can one achieve true happiness? Is it possible to live with joy, passion and purpose every day? It is, and this potent book - with its powerful life lessons and profound wisdom - can show you how. Here Robin... Format: Paperback - Released: 14/02/2013
Complete Guide to Staying Healthy Reader's Digest
Looking for the key to living a longer, healthier life? Doctors now know that the underlying causes of most chronic diseases are lifestyle factors, so the solution is in your hands. In addition to advice on preventing more than 90... Format: Paperback - Released: 26/11/2012
The Good Back Guide Barrie Savory
A little out of the ordinary for Lovereading on the surface but as we all personally spend many hours sitting down reading or working at our computers we knew we would benefit from the book's advice. We also know... Format: Paperback (c Format) - Released: 23/03/2006
Books are not just a great form of entertainment - they can also help you improve your life.
So, if you feel like a bit of a makeover is in order, but know that quick fixes never work, then our New Year, New You category could be perfect.
The selection of books we have chosen are not the quick fix, change your life in 30 seconds approach.
They are all great books, which when read will give you the knowledge to make changes to your own lives, physically, intellectually and emotionally.
Sue Baker - our Non Fiction Expert - says of her selections: 'There is no let up in the tidal wave of diet books and slimming guides hitting the shelves in January and while the eating regimes continue, there are increasing numbers of books tackling weight problems through mind control, looking at overeating as another addiction in the same league as alcoholism and drug dependency.' Find out which I rate as the best by looking at my selections in the 2013 New Year, New You category.'
We hope they can help you - if that's what you are looking for.