Gift suggestions for women

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Celts: The History and Legacy of One of the Oldest Cultures in Europe by Martin J Dougherty (Amber Books). Before the Vikings, before the Anglo-Saxons, before the Roman Empire, the Celts dominated central and western Europe. Celts reveals the truth behind the stories of the uncultured savages, naked warriors, druids and magic.

Celts: The History and Legacy of One of the Oldest Cultures in Europe by Martin J Dougherty (Amber Books). Before the Vikings, before the Anglo-Saxons, before the Roman Empire, the Celts dominated central and western Europe. Celts reveals the truth behind the stories of the uncultured savages, naked warriors, druids and magic.

Dark History of the Kings & Queens of Europe by Brenda Ralph Lewis, Amber Books, peels away the glory and the glitz to take a wry look at what has really gone on in the corridors, bedrooms and dungeons of European power from the middle ages up to the present day.

Dark History of the Kings and Queens of Europe: Book by Brenda Ralph Lewis

Kings who were insane, infant or imprisoned; feuding families, disputed successions & monarchs executing their brothers; exiled nobles, war with France and enemies forced to unite against a common foe – the history of the Wars of the Roses is so filled with drama that it feels like fiction. In fact, it has inspired fiction. As Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin said: “I’ve drawn on many parts of history, but the Wars of the Roses is probably the one A Song Of Ice and Fire is closest…

Booktopia has The War of the Roses, The Struggle That Inspired George R R Martin's Game of Thrones by Martin J. Buy a discounted Hardcover of The War of the Roses online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

No understanding of Chinese civilization is possible without a grasp of Taoism, the philosophy that has shaped not just Chinese spirituality but also art, science and politics. This short, wise but very humble book went on to influence on philosophy, religion and politics.  In a compellingly simple rhetorical style the book addresses how to live a simple, peaceful and harmonious life, how to rid oneself of desires and free society of institutions that promote greed.

No understanding of Chinese civilization is possible without a grasp of Taoism, the philosophy that has shaped not just Chinese spirituality but also art, science and politics. This short, wise but very humble book went on to influence on philosophy, religion and politics. In a compellingly simple rhetorical style the book addresses how to live a simple, peaceful and harmonious life, how to rid oneself of desires and free society of institutions that promote greed.

Learning through colouring in, discover how the individual parts of the human body function in this medical reference book with a difference.  The book features 215 scientifically precise colour artworks accompanied by 215 highly accurate line drawings, organized by body area: head, neck, thorax, upper limbs, abdomen, reproductive system, pelvis, lower limbs and whole body systems.

Learning through colouring in, discover how the individual parts of the human body function in this medical reference book with a difference.

Each spread features a photograph or photomontage of an erring feline, such as squeezed into a fridge tucking into its contents, chewing its way through your wardrobe or in its element dressed as a cat burglar. Along with amusing text to accompany the image, there is also a paragraph on real-life cats caught in the act.

Each spread features a photograph or photomontage of an erring feline, such as squeezed into a fridge tucking into its contents, chewing its way through your wardrobe or in its element dressed as a cat burglar. Along with amusing text to accompany the image, there is also a paragraph on real-life cats caught in the act.

How The Brain Works takes the reader from the physiology of the brain through to its processes – such as what happens in the brain while we sleep – and on to traumas, diseases and psychological conditions. From learning about the blood vessels in the head to what goes wrong when someone has a stroke, from how alcohol affects the brain to diagnosing meningitis, from anorexia nervosa to post natal depression, How The Brain Works expertly explains the processes of the brain.

How The Brain Works takes the reader from the physiology of the brain through to its processes – such as what happens in the brain while we sleep – and on to traumas, diseases and psychological conditions. From learning about the blood vessels in the head to what goes wrong when someone has a stroke, from how alcohol affects the brain to diagnosing meningitis, from anorexia nervosa to post natal depression, How The Brain Works expertly explains the processes of the brain.

A selection of true canine stories, each spread featuring a photograph or photomontage of an erring canine, such as driving a car, sleeping on the job or doing time behind bars. Along with amusing text to accompany the image, there is also a paragraph on bizarre real-life bad dog stories.

A selection of true canine stories, each spread featuring a photograph or photomontage of an erring canine, such as driving a car, sleeping on the job or doing time behind bars. Along with amusing text to accompany the image, there is also a paragraph on bizarre real-life bad dog stories.

Chinese Astrology is a beautifully illustrated guide with easy-to-use instructions to help you understand the fundamental ideas and determine the more advanced aspects: how does the year of your birth affect your personality? What elements are associated with your horoscope? What celebrities are the same Zodiac animal as you?  Illustrated with more than 85 specially commissioned artworks, Chinese Astrology is the perfect guide to your inner and outer life.

Chinese Astrology is a beautifully illustrated guide with easy-to-use instructions to help you understand the fundamental ideas and determine the more advanced aspects: how does the year of your birth affect your personality? What elements are associated with your horoscope? What celebrities are the same Zodiac animal as you? Illustrated with more than 85 specially commissioned artworks, Chinese Astrology is the perfect guide to your inner and outer life.

BLOODY HISTORY OF LONDON by John Wright | Amber Books Ltd, 224pp. A history of London from ancient times to the present day, looking at the murders, scandals and excesses that helped shape the city.

BLOODY HISTORY OF LONDON by John Wright | Amber Books Ltd, 224pp. A history of London from ancient times to the present day, looking at the murders, scandals and excesses that helped shape the city.

What’s the longest bone in the human body? (The thigh bone – femur.) Which are the two bones of the lower leg? (Tibia and fibula.) Where would you find your patella? (It’s your kneecap.)  Discover how the bones in your body are connected and how the joints work. From head to toe, elbow to ankle, How Your Skeleton Works expertly guides you through the different parts of the body.

What’s the longest bone in the human body? (The thigh bone – femur.) Which are the two bones of the lower leg? (Tibia and fibula.) Where would you find your patella? (It’s your kneecap.) Discover how the bones in your body are connected and how the joints work. From head to toe, elbow to ankle, How Your Skeleton Works expertly guides you through the different parts of the body.

BLOODY HISTORY OF PARIS by Ben Hubbard | Amber Books Ltd, 224pp. The city of lovers has had a turbulent past - read about the darker side of Paris from ancient times to the present day.

BLOODY HISTORY OF PARIS by Ben Hubbard | Amber Books Ltd, 224pp. The city of lovers has had a turbulent past - read about the darker side of Paris from ancient times to the present day.

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