Half Price Books for Autumn!

I love to read, it helps to relax me and I can’t resist being taking into other worlds, other lives and imaginations. I’ve just finished re-reading Philip Pulman’s Dark Materials trilogy, I love the books which are aimed at young adults but are incredible stories that I’ve enjoyed too. Maybe you’ve seen the film, The Golden Compass? This is based on the first book in the series, Northern Lights. Why have I been re-reading them? Well, because the books were published 22 years ago, but now there is a brand new succession to the series beginning with ‘La Belle Savauge’ which will be released next month. I, for one, am truly excited and you can pre-order this book now at Waterstones for half price.

Don’t forget that you can also get cash back for Waterstone’s purchases from TopCashback.

Book of Dust, Philip Pullman

Publisher: Random House Children’s Publishers UK 
ISBN: 9780385604413 
Number of pages: 560 
Weight: 866 g 
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 46 mm
If you want to read the older books too they are also on the half price offer, you can buy them all separately for £5.99 or buy a hardback volume of all three books for just £11.99.
If Philip Pullman is not your cup of tea then how about the Booker Prize 2017 shortlisted book ‘Autumn’ by Ali Smith? A story about ageing and time and love and stories themselves. 
This is also in the sale at just £6.99 for a paperback copy.
Ali Smith, Autumn
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd 
ISBN: 9780241973318 
Number of pages: 272 
Weight: 193 g 
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm
Maybe you are already stocking up on your Christmas presents? I am, I like to get in early it seems like less of an expense and you can grab some great bargains. Books make great presents and I have to buy a copy of the Guinness World Records for my kids each year. You can grab this years copy for just £10, that’s half price!
Guinness World Records
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 Publisher: Guinness World Records Limited 
ISBN: 9781910561713 
Number of pages: 256 
Dimensions: 303 x 226 x 20 
Perhaps you’d like to try some new recipe’s this Autumn. I don’t usually associate Jamie Oliver’s recipes as quick and easy but his new books states otherwise. 

Each recipe has been tried and tested (and tested again!) to ensure the book is packed with no-fuss, budget-friendly dishes that you can rustle up, any day of the week. With over 130 recipes, and chapters on Chicken, Beef, Pork, Lamb, Fish, Eggs, Veg, Salads, Pasta, Rice & Noodles and Sweet Things, there’s plenty of quick and easy recipe inspiration to choose from.

You can get this new hardback book from Jamie Oliver for just  £13! That’s another half price bargain!

Jamie Oliver cookbook
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd 
ISBN: 9780718187729 
Number of pages: 320 
Weight: 1198 g 
Dimensions: 254 x 196 x 29 mm
You can find many more books in the Sale at Waterstones, why not take a browse at their Books of the Month.
Here are a few more bargains you may be interested in, click the book to find out more.

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  1. September 21, 2017 / 11:35 am

    I might try the Northern Lights books again soon. I did read the first one and enjoyed it, but didn't get around to reading the rest and now I need to reread the first because I've forgotten.

  2. September 21, 2017 / 11:49 am

    Great suggestions. Off to get the Jamie Oliver one and see are currently reading the David Walliams ones

  3. September 21, 2017 / 11:50 am

    Some great book choices there – I love Marion Keys and we have see the Northern Lights trilogy on the stage which was amazing. I will have to order hubby the new Philip Pullman xx

  4. September 21, 2017 / 12:35 pm

    I found they get better as you go along the series, my son couldn't get into the second book, The Subtle Knife, but I thought it was better than the first.

  5. September 21, 2017 / 12:36 pm

    I'm having the Jamie Oliver one myself 🙂

  6. September 21, 2017 / 12:36 pm

    wow, I'd love to see it on stage! Marion Keyes is great, I love her storytelling.

  7. September 21, 2017 / 1:21 pm

    Oooh, these look great. I keep meaning to get the Handmaids Tale

  8. September 21, 2017 / 8:37 pm

    I have recently started reading again, after rediscovering it on a camping holiday. You've got some great choices here, all great authors.

  9. michelletwinmum
    September 23, 2017 / 10:27 pm

    My son loves the Philip Pullman books so he'll be pleased to hear there is a new one coming out and I just saw the GWR 2018 annual today, all my kids adore these. Mich x

  10. September 26, 2017 / 9:25 am

    Great selection. We loved World's Worst Children 2

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