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With her latest ‘Book Rebel Beauty for Teens’ out this month, we caught up with IW author Bethan Christopher for our ‘Ask the Author’ series
We are delighted to announce the winners of our ‘Books that got me through lockdown’ competition.
For our latest bookseller review find out what Lucy thought of the Richard and Judy Book Club pick ‘The Sight of You’ by Holly Miller.
Based on the Isle of Wight, Bethan Christopher is a speaker, author and coach working to bridge the gap between positive self-esteem, success mindset and body image. For 20 years, Bethan has been on a mission to break down Ideal Beauty. Her first book Grow Your Own Gorgeousness was featured in the Times Educational Supplement and Elle Magazine.
In 2004 Bethan founded the Gorgeousness Programme, helping teens across the UK to break the glass ceiling caused by low body and self esteem.
Her new book Rebel Beauty For Teen: 7 Ways to Unleash Your Inner Brand of Gorgeousness is published on 15th April.
By Bethan Christopher
Rebel Beauty For Teens
This new book from local author Bethan Christopher aims to help readers aged 12-16 navigate through the societal pressure to look perfect, fit a narrow beauty ideal and instead unleash their own unique gorgeousness. An interactive journal, full of practical exercises doodling space, young people are shown how to communicate with confidence, empower their body language, ignite their passions and master the hormonal shifts of their menstrual cycle.
The Glass House
A fictional account of pioneer Isle of Wight photographer, Julia Margaret Cameron, and her extraordinary quest to find her own creative voice, The Glass House brings an exceptional photographer to life.
A wonderful historical romance set on the Island by Cowes based author Heather Cooper.
Signed copies available.
Whatever It Takes
Whatever It Takes is the new DCI Jane Birchfield murder investigation from Isle of Wight author Heaton Wilson.
Signed copies available.
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