BOOKS TO UNPLUG AND UNWIND

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NEVER GROW UP, ONLY GET OLDER
Jackie Chan
A candid, thrilling memoir from one of the most recognisable, influential and beloved cinematic personalities in the world. Never one to shy away from his mistakes, this book has the superstar reflecting on his early life, including his childhood years at the China Drama Academy (in which he was enrolled at the age of six), his big breaks (and setbacks) in Hong Kong and Hollywood, his numerous brushes with death (both on and off film sets), and his life as a husband and father (which has been, admittedly and regrettably, imperfect).

 

 

THE STORY OF BREXIT
Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris
Whether Brexit makes you laugh or cry, this book will just make you laugh. Confused about currency? Baffled by borders? Perturbed about passports? If Britain’s exit from the EU has you scratching your head in befuddlement then The Story of Brexit will help clear the air for you in a simply digested breakdown of everything you need to know. This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

 

 

WHEN I WAS A KID #5
Cheeming Boey
Boey’s stories first appeared on his blog www.iamboey.com and the number of followers increased over the years encouraging him to compile some of the stories into his first book. Book #5 explores the lives of his own dad, Gor Ko, and mother, Ah Pui, as they overcome great challenges and difficulties to finally come together to form the greatest underrated comic book artist (Boey). Funny, poignant and honest, the accompanying stick figure illustrations make this an easy read.

 

 

BETTY SAW’S FAMILY MEALS
Betty Saw
More than 133 recipes covering Asian, Chinese, Indian, Indonesian, Thai and Western from one of Malaysia’s best known chefs. In this kitchen-tested compendium, readers will also find practical tips, useful hints and colour photography as they try their hand at such recipes as 38 Ingredients Sang Fatt Yee Sang, Balinese Satay and Drunken 3 Cups Chicken.

 

 

13 THINGS MENTALLY STRONG WOMEN DON’T DO
Amy Morin
Morin is a prominent psychotherapist and licensed clinical social worker. In this book, she gives women the techniques to build mental muscle, and just as important, she teaches them what not to do. Among her wise and grounded advise include helping women understand imperfection is ok and that vulnerability is not a sign of weakness.

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