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A selection of book reviews by members and contributors.

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Stephen Gilmore
RRP
£33.51

Hayes & Williams' Family Law provides comprehensive, critical, and case-focused discussion of the key legislation and debates affecting adults and children. Cases are at the heart of family law and this textbook offers copious case detail, with comprehensive summaries throughout the text to ensure students understand the development of family law through the courts.

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James Brien
RRP
£12.99

Wouldn't it be good if you didn't have to waste a fortune on solicitors and court costs? Wouldn't it be good if you could have unrestricted access to your children? Imagine having a full social life, so you didn't feel so bored and lonely? Amazon bestselling author, James Brien, in his first book, shows you how to successfully overcome the challenges of divorce.

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How to Get What You Both Want
Author
Laura Naser
RRP
£10.59

Whether you are married or living together – with children or without, if you are thinking about or are in the process of splitting up, this book is for you. When a relationship breaks down it’s hugely stressful and emotional – and often very confusing. Who gets to keep what? Will I ever see my kids? What needs to happen and when? What if things get nasty?

Love Lose Live: Divorce Is A Rollercoaster
Author
Mary Banham-Hall
RRP
£8.95

'Love Lose Live' is a window on divorce and family breakdown in our time. It is the mad, sad, bad and hilarious story of the Bailey family’s separation. We witness the grief, but also the recovery and moving on to new lives.

A to Z of Family Law
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A reference book for litigants and students
Author
Nick & Ruth Langford (Wikivorce members)
RRP
£17.99

The Family Law A to Z is an essential reference guide for anyone starting out in family law, especially those representing themselves, for their advisors and McKenzie Friends and for students of law at all levels. Whether you are divorcing or separating, seeking guidance on children’s applications or financial matters, the Family Law A to Z will be invaluable to you. It features detailed and authoritative explanations of more than 500 key terms from both the English/Welsh and the Scots jurisdictions used in today's legal practice. Individually the entries provide the reader with an indispensable glossary, or together they form a comprehensive guide to family litigation.

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A Handbook for Litigants in Person
Author
Lucy Reed
RRP
£19.99

The Family Court without a Lawyer is the book that all those who have to go to court to sort out issues over separation, money or children and do not have a lawyer to represent them need. This thoroughly revised 3rd edition has been fully updated to explain the new law and procedures in force from June 2017.

Breaking Up Blues
Tag Line
A Guide to Survival and Growth
Author
Denise Cullington
RRP
£9.99

Breaking Up Blues is an indispensable, practical self-help book for those going through break-up and divorce.

Leaver or left, breaking up is much more painful than you'd ever expect. There are so many pitfalls that can leave you stuck in bitterness and rage, emotional emptiness, or in endless depression. Time on its own does not necessarily heal all.

How to mend a broken heart
Author
Christine Webber

This very practical book offers help on all the stages of getting over a relationship, from the first shock to moving forward and loving again.  Christine Webber is a phsychotherapist but the book is slmost totally free of jargon and instead goes through ways you can recognise what was good about the relationship, what wasn't and then how you can learn from it.
She explains clearly that we all need to take responsibility for our feelings and the part we played in the relationship's end, but she also gives loads of tips on looking after yourself and reminds that all the feelings we have in the aftermath are normal and take time to get over.

Families and How to Survive Them
Author
John Cleese & Robin Skynner
RRP
£8.99

This book, using modern experiences of family therapy, shows how understanding relationships in families can be made. John Cleese needs no introduction. Robin Skynner was a child psychiatrist and family therapist

What About the Children?
Author
Julie Lynn Evans
RRP
£12.99

How to help children survive separation and divorce. Written by well known psychotherapist, Julie Lynn Evans, What About the Children? features a foreword by Professor Peter Hill, Consultant Child Psychiatrist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.

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