On Air Now
Heart's Feel Good Weekend with Lilah Parsons 10pm - 1am
Okay, we admit it! We're a nosy bunch and there's nothing more interesting than peeking into other people's lives. We've rounded up the hottest reads from Dame Judy Dench to the late Robin Williams, so get ready to put your feet up and immerse yourself in someone else's story.
This collection of truly fascinating memoirs from Sir David Attenborough centre around animals and people he's met and the huge span of places he's been during his six decades as a broadcaster. From his time in the Royal Navy to filming for Planet Earth, Sir David welcomes you into his magical world of nature.
Joan Rivers' utterly hilarious diary will have you guffawing all the way through. If you thought she was outspoken, you want to hear what went on in her head! Sadly the comedienne died earlier this year but she left a legacy of comedy in her wake - ending with this unmissable biography.
'National treasure? I hate that. Too dusty, too in a cupboard, too behind glass, too staid ... What I love is being part of a company. On stage I am not trying to be myself, I'm trying to be someone else, the more unlike me the better,' says British actress Dame Judy Dench. Browse through incredible unseen pictures of her career alongside her reflections and reminiscences of those who have touched her life.
This heartbreaking and beautifully honest memoir by the late 'Loose Women' panel show host follows her wonderful life, her battle with cancer and her final days surrounded by her loving family. Full of warmth and wit, this sad tale documents the author's discovery of her illness for the first time and is an inspiration to all who read it. Picture: Amazon
This thought provoking book celebrates the amazing life of the late and great comedy pro. After tragically passing earlier this year, author Emily Herbert looks at the public figure's remarkable ability to touch so many people's lives with his humour and warmth. Herbert looks into the the troubled life behind the lens that we did not see sensitively tries to understand what might have been behind his untimely end. Picture: Amazon
Definitely one of the most inspirational biographies on our list, Malala Yousafzai's autobiography, is a truly remarkable read. The book follows the brave 17-year-old from Pakistan who has been a vocal advocate of the freedom of education from an early age. In 2012 this Nobel Peace Prize winner was shot by vicious Taliban members whilst on her way to school. Unbelievably Malala survived the attack and has since become a international symbol of hope and determination. Picture: Amazon
She may be one of the most photographed women in the world, but the reality star's new project promises to add even more pictures into the mix. Revealing some shots from “her early beginnings as a wardrobe stylist,” the publisher writes, the book then goes on to collect some of the socialite's favourite ever selfies all in one place. You'll have to wait until April 2015 for the book by Rizzoli publishing, but in the mean time, we suggest checking her Instagram for plenty more snaps. Picture: PA
We love animals here at Heart, so what could be better than reading a whole book about one? Meet Bob and James, the inseperable tag-team who will melt your heart. The two friends met when James was living in sheltered accommodation and several bestselling books later, the pair are as close as ever. This story is bound to bring a tear to your eye as you earn the heartbreaking truth about life on the streets and find out how friendship can get your through anything. Picture: Amazon
From modelling to presenting, the girl from Kent has definitely come good! Glamorous Kelly may have lived her life in the spotlight, but she still feels like the girl-next-door to us. Her tell-all book in which she opens up about her heartache as well as her glittering career is the perfect partner to snuggle up the fire with. Picture: Amazon
He's adored by millions and an inspiration to business men and women around the world. Now celebrated biographer Walted Isaacson has written a new book on the late digital hero. Compiled from over forty interviews with the great man, this exciting story follows the creative genius and reveals how he continually pushed the boundaries of technology. Picture: Amazon
The outspoken comedian, actor and author shares his controversial views on everything from politics to his various jobs in film and on the comedy circuit. The author focuses on he societal problems of our time, but of course, puts his own hilarious spin on things. "We all know the system isn’t working" laments Brand… but will you agree with his ideas on how to fix it? You'll have to read it and see! Picture: Amazon
As a hit music radio station, it will come as no surprise that we love a bit of Ed Sheeran on Heart. In his book, the singer-songwriter opens up about who and what inspires his work and music. Expect anecdotes about all of Ed's famous friends too (although he's very down to earth, he has a lot!) Pal Phillip Butah provides fun illustrations and photos of the musician life. Picture: WHSmith
Perfect for the football fan in your life, the former Manchester United captain and manager takes us through his prolific career in the world of football. The TV personality discusses his turbulent relationships with other heroes of the beautiful game and his walk-out of the 2002 World Cup. Picture: WHSmith
If you like your stories gripping, then the life of John Boyd: fighter pilot extrodinaire (1927-1997), will leave you on the edge of your seat. This American hero, helped design the F-15 and the F-16 jet planes, fought in the Vietnam War and helped shape the military strategy at the Pentagon. Author Robert Coram doesn't sugar coat the emotional issues of life in the Boyd household, or the man's abrupt manner when dealing with associates, but that just keeps the story interesting. Picture: Amazon