UNDER THE TREE FOR GROWN-UPS
BEDTIME STORIES FOR STRESSED OUT ADULTS
(Hodder & Stoughton,
£16.99) It’s great to take a book to bed, but a thriller can often keep us awake. These poems and short stories magic away stress and ease you to sleep.
WORK LIKE A WOMAN
by Mary Portas (Bantam
Press, £12.99) The Queen of Shops shares her career story and addresses crucial issues, such as equal pay, in this invaluable guide to being a woman in the modern working world.
EAST OF CROYDON
by Sue Perkins (Michael
Joseph, £20) A few years ago, Sue Perkins made a documentary travelling from Vietnam to Tibet. This part memoir, part travel guide is a fab account of the trip, full of wit and emotion.
by Cecelia Ahern (Harpercollins, £12.99)
I am woman. Hear me roar. Thirty stories about 30 women, all titled ‘The Woman Who…’, delve into women’s lives. It’s an extraordinary collection that will resonate.