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Leap In A Woman, Some Waves and a Will to Swim By Alexandra Heminsley

Release date: 01st January, 2017
Publisher: Hutchinson

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‘Candid, funny and inspiring’ was how Alexandra Heminsley’s 2014 sporty bestseller, Running Like a Girl, was described by one critic, a synopsis with which it’s difficult to argue, but could she attract rave reviews again, this time away from dry land, while conquering a fear of swimming in the sea with Leap In? (read review)

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My Turn: The Autobiography By Johan Cruyff

Release date: 07th October, 2016
Publisher: Macmillan

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We live in an age when, thanks to websites such as YouTube, memories can be instantly recalled, a state of affairs which means that unless an incident was particularly special, we can soon reach memory overload, a videoed saturation point few of us wish to encounter. (read review)


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Epic Bike Rides of the World

Release date: 03rd January, 2017
Publisher: Lonely Planet

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We have a copy of EPIC BIKE RIDES OF THE WORLD to give away. To win this prize, simply answer the following question: In what year was the record time for cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats set? Send your answer to no later than 31st January 2017 (read review)

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