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NON-FICTION

Memoirs

A GIRL BEHIND DARK GLASSES by Jessica Taylor-Bearman

An amazing memoir about an extraordinary bedridden teenager

Number 1 bestseller Amazon & Waterstones

Winner for Best Non-Fiction The People's Book Prize 2019

 

'A fascinating and moving account'

The London Magazine

 

 

From a darkened world, bound by four walls, a young woman called Jessica tells the tale of her battle against the M.E Monster. The severest form of a neuro immune disease called Myalgic Encephalomyelitis went to war with her at just 15 years old. From beneath her dark glasses, Jessica glimpses a world far different from the one she remembers as a teenage school girl. This true story follows her path as she ends up living in hospital for years with tubes keeping her alive. This harrowing story follows the highs and lows of the disease and being hospitalised, captured through her voice activated technology diary called ‘Bug’ that enables her to fulfil her dream of one day becoming an author. It provides a raw, real-time honesty to the story that would be impossible to capture in hindsight.

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A GIRL IN ONE ROOM  by Jessica Taylor-Bearman

An extraordinary memoir of a bed ridden young adult trapped in one room.

Number 1 bestseller Amazon 

 

Part two of the number 1 bestselling book A Girl Behind Dark Glasses. Jessica returns home after four years in hospital to a world changed beyond recognition. Her friends have grown up and gone to university, her baby sister is now 16. Everyone has moved on, but her battle with the M.E. Monster is far from over. Jessica faces new challenges daily but she wants to experience life as a young adult, and refuses to let her M.E keep her in hospital for years again. Jessica wants to show the world that she is more than what they see... and this time they will see her.

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A GIRL BEYOND CLOSED DOORS by Jessica Taylor-Bearman

An extraordinary memoir of a wife and mother with M.E.

Winner for Best Achievement The People's Book Prize 2024

From the Number 1 bestselling author of A Girl Behind Dark Glasses and A Girl In One Room.

 

Part three of the number 1 bestselling series. After twelve years of being trapped in the world of one room by the M.E. Monster, Jessica's dreams start to come true. She's pregnant! But Jessica has to adjust to being a disabled mum in an inaccessible world and face the critics who doubt her abilities. Balancing parenthood and chronic illness, expectations versus reality, Jessica discovers alternative fairytale endings are possible...

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SILVER LININGS by Jess Impiazzi 

An honest insight into the life of a reality tv-star turned actress

'Powerful, positive, real, this read like Jess is talking directly to you'

Pixie Lott

Having been accepted into the Italia Conti drama school, Jess' acting dreams were derailed when, aged 17, her mum became blind and Jess stepped in as her primary carer. Jess now champions the rights of the visually impaired and is an active ambassador for the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. She opens up about how she faced and managed major life challenges including supporting her alcoholic father, losing her 13-month-old nephew to meningitis while he was in her care, her mum’s sudden blindness, being betrayed by ex-husband, England rugby international Denny Solomona, and her own mental health issues including 

depression and anxiety, and her attempted suicide.

Silver Linings follows 31-year-old Jess through the previous 30 years of her life on a journey of self-discovery, harsh lessons, heart-breaking moments, self-care and transformation. It’s an inspiring, authentic, raw book about following dreams, overcoming challenges and celebrating kindness in many forms.

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TICKING OFF BREAST CANCER by Sara Liyanage

A practical guide to being diagnosed with breast cancer 

Number 1 Amazon bestseller

Top 20 Waterstones bestseller

Finalist for The People's Book Prize 2019

 

'Ticking Off Breast Cancer is a candid, thoughtful account of the way Sara dealt with a breast cancer diagnosis. She is one impressive woman'

 Victoria Derbyshire

 

Sara is a married forty-something mother of two and part-time lawyer in London, Sara managed her life by to-do list after to-do list. However, when breast cancer appeared on her list, Sara’s life as she previously knew it, was thrown upside down. Ticking Off Breast Cancer is a chronological narrative of Sara’s life from the day of her diagnosis and throughout treatment. It follows her as she deals with the physical, emotional and mental challenges thrown at her by cancer and provides an honest insight into the treatment given to a breast cancer patient together with the impact that this has on someone’s life. By sharing many of her to-do lists in the form of checklists at the end of each chapter, Ticking Off Breast Cancer provides thoughtful, helpful advice for every step of the way.

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WAS THIS IN THE PLAN? by Stephanie Nimmo

A real life Wonder Woman!

Top 10 Amazon bestseller

'Beautiful, touching and inspiring'

Amazon review

 

What if you thought you had your life mapped out but then things didn’t go according to plan?

 

In 2004 Stephanie was a career-focused, suburban mother of three, happily married to the love of her life, Andy.  In December that year their fourth child was born and life as Steph knew it changed dramatically.

From having to give up a successful career to care for her fragile, life limited daughter, to learning how to cope with the challenges of her sons’ autism diagnoses and the final cruel blow of Andy’s terminal cancer, Steph learned very early on that it’s not the cards you are dealt in life but how you play them. 

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Parenting

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S.E.N.D. IN THE CLOWNS by Suzy Rowlands

A must read guide to help your child with A.D.H.D or Autism navigate school

Top 50 Amazon bestseller in Neurology 

'Every school needs this book'

Special Networks

 

 

Is your child autistic or ADHD? S.E.N.D. in the Clowns is a family guide to help you through the primary education years, and the run-up to secondary school. With clear explanations, practical ideas and friendly advice, this book guides you through the post-diagnosis fog.

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