The Book People list top books for Mother’s Day 2012

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, the Book People is encouraging people to buy books for the big day this year. The online bookshop sells everything from fiction written by big name authors, to popular celebrity cook books, and also has quirky reference books and celebrity autobiographies, meaning there will be something for everyone.

The Book People is one of the most popular online booksellers and stocks a wide range of genres, so choosing the ideal Mother’s Day gift from them is easy. Books can be bought from the online shop, or from through the catalogue, making it very easy to buy books for your mum this Mother’s Day.

Lindsay Eyers of the Book People said: “We’ve got thousands of books to choose from at the Book People, but we highly recommend our ‘Sophie Kinsella Writing as Madeleine Wickham Collection’, which contains three books for just £4.99.

“Wickham is an incredibly talented author and her books are full of wit and charm, while also being completely impossible to put down!”

The Book People has also recommended the ‘Katie Fforde Collection’ as a superb Mother’s Day gift. Containing 10 of the author’s best romance novels, such as ‘Stately Pursuits’, ‘Paradise Fields’ and ‘Highland Fling’, the collection is perfect for a spot of escapism and is ideal for romance fans.

For those who know that their mothers enjoy mystery fiction, the third collection in the Book People’s choice of Mother’s Day books might be of interest; the ‘Mary Stewart Collection’ comes with 10 books and is available for just £9.99 from the Book People. Stewart was first published in 1955 and is a bestselling author in the genre, and this collection includes some of her greatest works, such as ‘Madam, Will You Talk?’, ‘This Rough Magic’ and ‘The Moonspinners’.

There are also a number of fantasy fiction books on the list – the first in the True Blood series, ‘Dead Until Dark’ by Charlaine Harris, is recommended, as is ‘Twilight’ by Stephenie Meyer. The list also has a few cookbooks to choose from, such as the popular ‘Jamie’s Great Britain’ by Jamie Oliver, ‘Perfect Pies’ by Si King of the Hairy Bikers duo and‘Home Cooking Made Easy’ by Lorraine Pascale.

All of the Mother’s Day books listed on the Book People Blog, and many more, can be bought from

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Best Keep Fit Books, according to the Book People

Online bookseller the Book People is encouraging the UK public to change their dieting and exercising ways following the festive period by turning to keep fit books for help. The Book People have a wide selection of books to choose from, with everything from books on Pilates to Para fitness.

The Book People is one of the UK’s favourite book retailers and has won numerous awards throughout the years. Originally established in 1988 and specialising in children’s story books and fiction books, the Book People now has a wide and varied stock from cookery to keep fit books.

Lindsay Eyers of the Book People said: “The benefits of exercise have been well documented – it can cut the risk of serious illnesses such as diabetes and cancer, as well as reducing the risk of early death.

“At the Book People, we want to encourage everyone to get back into exercise in 2012 and you can use our superb collection of keep fit books to help.” The Book People has a number of ‘keep fit books, such as ‘Yoga Made Easy’ by Zest Magazine and Samantha Magee, who has years of experience as a teacher in many forms of yoga, including Bikram, Hatha and children’s yoga, as well as being a Reiki master. Whether readers are just starting out with yoga or have been practicing the discipline for years, this book can give you the guidance you need to learn all of the positions, breathing and meditation techniques required, all without even leaving the comfort of your own home.

Those that prefer a more light-hearted approach to exercise should look to another of the Book People’s favourite keep fit books, ‘Dance to the Musicals’ by Arlene Phillips. As the title suggests, this book teaches the reader dance routines to some of the West End’s most memorable numbers. By using the accompanying DVD and detailed photographs in the book, readers can get dancing to songs like ‘The Time of My Life’, ‘Mamma Mia’ and ‘Night Fever’. To learn more about the Book People’s favourite keep fit books, visit the official book store online.

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