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What's Out This Week ~ 4th Jan - 10th Jan 2016

Happy New Year you lovely lot! 

I hope your new year has gotten off to a great start, and if not... hang in there sweetie, things can only get better. One thing my Mum always says is, sometimes things have to get worse before they can get better, and you know what? She's usually been right. 

So I want to kick off the New Year with a new weekly feature: "What's Out This Week?" 
This is where I'll pick a few (or all) of the books that I am aware of that are out in the shops to buy this week. 

So to kick us off we have... 



Title | Design Your Day 

Author | Claire Diaz-Ortiz 

Publisher | Moody Publishers 

Publication Date | 5th January 2016 

Purchase | Amazon 


Days shouldn't live themselves. Here's a guide to making the most of each one.  
In Design Your Day, productivity guru Claire Diaz-Ortiz introduces the Do Less Method, a productivity and goal-setting model that will help you do more in less time and succeed more often.
When it comes to productivity, hard work is half of the battle. The first half—the crucial half—is planning well, and that's what Claire helps you do, from start to finish. 
From the big-picture to minutia, Claire walks you through every step of setting and achieving smart goals. She gives tips for brainstorming goals, choosing the best ones, and adjusting them to make them realistic. Then she helps you put key strategies in place to reach them, day-by-day, year-by-year.
Whether you want to finish a house project, lose weight, or write a book, Design Your Day—by someone who read 150 books as a first-year mom—is an all-in-one guide to crossing off your to-do list. When you take back your time and strategically use it, you will win more often and enjoy life along the way.


Title | Nutrition for Intuition 

Authors | Doreen Virtue & Robert Reeves 

Publisher | Hay House 

Publication Date | 5th January 2016 

Purchase | Amazon 

 Now you can learn which foods and beverages will boost your natural intuitive abilities . . . and your physical health! Doreen Virtue and Robert Reeves, N.D., share practical ways for you to enhance your spiritual gifts by making simple dietary changes and additions. You'll read about how to monitor the life-force energy within your daily meals, drinks, and lifestyle habits so that you can supercharge your intuition and manifestation efforts.  

     In this handy book, Doreen and Robert combine good dietary practices with energizing spiritual techniques. Inside, you'll discover:How intuition works energetically and physiologically—and the chakras and endocrine systems underlying clairsentience, clairvoyance, clairaudience, and claircognizance. Exactly what to eat and drink to honor your uniqueness and sharpen your psychic senses (with recipes for smoothies, snacks, and more to open up your intuitive channels)The spiritual applications of specific herbs and nutritional supplements. The special signature vibration of each day of the week (and why starting a new eating plan on Monday rarely works) 

     Nutrition for Intuition offers you an array of tools for activating your psychic and healing abilities. As you make these conscious nutritional adjustments, you will clearly perceive the messages and guidance you're receiving from Heaven and your higher self!


Title | The Bone Broth Secret 

Authors | Louise Hay & Heather Dane

Publisher | Hay House 

Publication Date | 5th January 2016

Purchase | Amazon

 When a forgotten, time-honored traditional food is rediscovered for its health and beauty benefits, we all pay attention. In this one-of-a-kind culinary adventure, internationally renowned self-help pioneer Louise Hay and “21st-century medicine woman” Heather Dane join together to explore a fresh and fun take on the art of cooking with bone broth, as well as the science behind its impressive curative applications.

Chock-full of research, how-tos, and tips, this inventive cookbook offers a practical, playful, and delicious approach to improving your digestion, energy, and moods. With over 100 gut-healing recipes for broths, elixirs, main dishes, breads, desserts—and even beauty remedies and cocktails—Louise and Heather will show you how to add a dose of nourishment into every aspect of your diet. You'll also get entertaining stories along the way that remind you to add joy back onto your plate and into your life. Plus, you'll find out how Louise not only starts her day with bone broth, but uses it as an ingredient in many of her meals as well—discovering why it is one of her secrets to vibrant wellness and longevity.
“Wherever I go, I'm asked, ‘How do you stay so healthy and young?' Or I'm complimented on how beautiful my skin, hair, and nails look. I always say that the key is positive thoughts and healthy food. For many years, the staple of my diet has been bone broth. My doctors keep pointing out that my blood tests and other health-test results are better than people half my age. I tell them, ‘I'm a big, strong, healthy girl!' Then I talk about bone broth. I want everyone to know about it because I believe it is an integral part of my health, energy, and vitality.”
— Louise Hay

Title | The House in Quill Court 
Author | Charlotte Betts 
Publisher | Piatkus 
Publication Date | 7th January 2016
Purchase | Amazon

 1813. Venetia Lovell lives by the sea in Kent with her pretty, frivolous mother and idle younger brother. Venetia's father, Theo, is an interior decorator to the rich and frequently travels away from home, leaving his sensible and artistic daughter to look after the family. Venetia designs paper hangings and she and her father often daydream about having an imaginary shop where they would display the highest quality furniture, fabrics and art to his clients.
When a handsome but antagonistic stranger, Jack Chamberlaine, arrives at the Lovell's cottage just before Christmas bringing terrible news, Venetia's world is turned upside-down and the family have no option but to move to London, to the House in Quill Court and begin a new life. Here, Venetia's courage and creativity are tested to breaking point, and she discovers a love far greater than she could have ever imagined . . .
From the multi-award-winning author of The Apothecary's DaughterThe House in Quill Court is a gorgeously evocative Regency novel bursting with historical flavour and characters you won't forget. If you love Philippa Gregory and Joanne Harris, you will adore Charlotte Betts.



Title | The Chocolate Lovers' Wedding 

Author | Carole Matthews

Publishers | Sphere 

Publication Date | 7th January 2016 

Purchase | Amazon


The ladies of The Chocolate Lovers' Club should be gearing up for the wedding of the year but life keeps getting in the way . . .
Lucy is worried about her financial situation and it keeps distracting her. Should she accept an offer of help from an untrustworthy source?
Nadia may have a real chance at finding love but other areas of her life aren't so rosy. Something needs to change - but what?
Autumn can't wait to meet someone she hasn't seen in a very long time. She's full of hope for the future but then things don't exactly go to plan . . .
Chantal has been through so much and she's finally starting to feel settled. The last thing she needs is the kind of bad news that could change her life all over again.
And yet, despite all the ups and downs, the Chocolate Lovers' ladies know they can get through it all as long as they have each other. They're not going to let anything get in the way of their happy-ever-afters in . . . The Chocolate Lovers' Wedding

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