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Recommended Reads

Follow the links below to discover fabulous recommendations and be inspired.
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Fiction | Non-Fiction



  • Live Well, Feel Well - Books to help encourage health and well-being and to address common mental health conditions, for all ages (Pinterest)
  • Mindfulness - We hope there‚Äôs something for everyone in this list of mindfulness titles
  • Green Finger Reading - Great gardening reads for the green fingered amongst us. (Pinterest)
  • Bereavement - Books to help you deal with grief and loss
  • Poetry Booklist - From old classics to contemporary poems
  • On Your Bike - Books and resources to help you get out and about on your bike. (Pinterest)
  • First World War - A selection of books about World War One, marking the centenary. (Pinterest)
  • Making History - A selection of great recent history non-fiction from our stock. (Pinterest)
  • Inspiring Science - Some great recent science books to get you inspired. (Pinterest)
  • Cracking Cooking - A selection of great recent cookbooks from our stock, for inspiration and enjoyment. (Pinterest)
  • Life Inside - Read about what life is really like inside prison.
  • Living with Disability - Some insights into the world of the disabled both in stories and in life
  • Mental Health - Books to help you understand from Books on Prescription
  • Dementia - Books to explain and look at how to live with the illness, or someone suffering from dementia. Produced by Books on Prescription
  • Help with Job Hunting - Tips and advice on getting the job you want.

Page last updated: 4th September 2017