Make some room on your shelf (or Kindle) for these must-read books

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From a captivating thriller to a healthy cookbook and laugh-out-loud comedy, here are five books that should definitely be on your radar, this year and in years to come.

5 must-read books for 2016

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Mastering Your Mean Girl by Melissa Ambrosini

Penned by ‘self-help guru’, author, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and qualified Holistic Health and Life Coach, Melissa Ambrosini, this inspiring handbook aims to help women find their natural confidence and learn how to love themselves. Offering practical tips and tricks, it’s a must-read if you are ready to stop being held back and start living the life you’ve always dreamed of.

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Today I Will… by Carmen Warrington 

You know you ‘need’ to meditate – because you’ve been told to – or maybe you want to learn but are not too sure where to start. The answer you’re looking for is affirmations, which work like mini meditations and encourage you to make simple changes to daily routines and ways of thinking. That’s why we love Today I Will…, as it contains one hundred empowering and practical affirmations to help bring mindfulness, calm and creativity into your life.

Shop Today I Will… $16.99

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Deliciously Ella Every Day by Ella Woodward 

Ella’s much-awaited second book is jam-packed with one hundred of her trademark simple yet tempting plant-based, dairy-free and gluten-free recipes, which are guaranteed to inspire everyone, from the novice at-home cook to the experienced chef. There are also top ten rules for living the Deliciously Ella way, lists to help you get organised, plus loads of tips and tricks. Stunningly designed, this book will certainly be one to display on your coffee table.

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I am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes

What begins as an unusual and challenging murder investigation soon becomes a terrifying race-against-time to save America from oblivion in this debut novel by former journalist and screenwriter, Terry Hayes. With complex characters and carefully entwined plot-lines, this captivating thriller will keep you guessing until the very last pages.

Shop I am Pilgrim $33.00

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How to Be Single by Liz Tuccillo

From the co-author of He’s Just Not That Into You, this novel has a simple premise: how do women all over the world handle being single. Laugh-out-loud and relatable, this is the perfect beach read. Although this isn’t a new novel, the film adaption (starring Rebel Wilson, Dakota Johnson and Leslie Mann) is set to be released this February so it’s worth reading ASAP.

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