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Orion Spring Gift Hb October £12.99 256pp b&W line drawings 978 1 4091 6775 4 ebook: £12.99 / 978 1 4091 6777 8

Orion Spring Health and beauty Hb January 2017 £20.00 320pp b/w illustrations 978 0 2976 0923 0 ebook: £20.00 / 978 0 2976 0924 7

LOU HAMILTON brave New Girl How to be Fearless a treasure box of drawings to help girls and women around the world feel that anything is possible. a book for life.

With her daughter about to leave school and head out into the big wide world, Lou Hamilton wanted to create a series of drawings and inspirational messages to help her feel fearless. As she drew, Lou created a character who was everything she wanted for herself, for her daughter, and for all those women, young and old, who are maybe too afraid to be all that they can be.

The naïve hand-drawn character of brave New Girl shows us how to be tenacious; if she can't do something, she invents a way round it. If she is afraid, she challenges herself to move past fear and into courage. Through her we see that by using our imagination, our creativity and our purpose, we can create a meaningful and happy life. She is the antidote to a scary world. Insightful and timeless, this inspiring book offers a humorous and inspiring path to fearlessness.

lou hamilton is a writer, artist, coach and award winning film-maker.

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Location: London Available for interview www.bravenewgirl.co.uk @brave_newgirl

DR ELIZAbETH bLACkbURN AND DR ELISSA EPEL The Telomere Solution a groundbreaking book on how to slow down the ageing process.

Nobel Prize-winning doctor Elizabeth blackburn and leading health psychologist Dr Elissa Epel have discovered biological markers, called telomeres, that can help us understand how healthy our cells actually are. This book will help people increase their lifespan and health-span (the number of years during this time that they remain healthy and active) by providing advice for how to increase the length and health of telomeres, including the effect of sleep, diet and stress.

Dr Elizabeth Blackburn was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her discovery of telomeres and their role in the ageing process and has been named in TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.

Leading health psychologist Dr Elissa Epel has conducted pioneering research uncovering the psychobiological mechanisms related to how stress ages us and compromises our health – from emotional eating to unhealthy storage of abdominal fat to telomere shortening.

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Location: USA Available for interview

Spring Non-fiction • October 2016 / January 2017