• The brand new book from Roy Chubby Brown & George Proudman. How many times do you hear someone say, “aye, the old jokes are the best,” or “there’s nothing like an old joke.” Well, here’s a book load of them, together with a handful of tall stories. Now, don’t you be complaining ‘cos I’m sure you’ve said it yourself. Anyway look on the bright side, if you found it funny the first time then you should laugh at it again. On the other hand, you might not have got it when you heard it the first time, so, on the other hand… oh, that’s three hands, isn’t it? Well, on the other bollock, you might just think the joke’s a load of shit and not funny at all. You see, you can’t please all of the people all of the time… by there aren’t half some miserable bastards out there. Paperback, 190 pages, RRP £9.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-12-7 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, November 2017
  • This handbook presents a complete six week course on yama which is firmly rooted in the teachings of Patañjali’s Yoga Sūtra. It is a practical companion text and includes: •    An accessible explanation of the yama sūtra. •    Weekly asana sequences which relate to each of the yama. •    A graduated plan for developing ujjāyī prāṇāyāma. •    Thirty yama based mantra for meditation. •    Six complete relaxation scripts. •    More than thirty ‘off-the-mat’ practices which support understanding. •    A comprehensive bibliography. •    Recommended websites for easy access to high quality information and training. The course is designed so that readers can use the whole course or choose specific practices to bring fresh ideas to existing plans. Susan Lodge BA, PGCE, MA (Ed), BWY Dip, YFHF Cert is an experienced yoga teacher who has been practising yoga for almost twenty years. She has studied yoga with teachers in England and Spain, and teaches regularly in the North East of England and on yoga holidays in Turkey. In this series of books developed especially for yoga teachers, Susan presents fundamental principles which lie at the core of her teaching in an accessible and extremely useful format. Paperback, 88 pages, RRP £12.99 ISBN 978-1-908299-92-5 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, May 2016
  • My Only Boro is not just about Middlesbrough Football Club, it’s not just a history book about the town and it’s not just a social commentary on a town once described as the worst place to live in Britain – it’s all this and more. “A must read for Boro fans, memories of the good old days that we long to return to, and all you non-footy fans will love it as well. It’s witty and fun to read, a real blast from the past.” Bernie Slaven, Boro Legend Paperback, 176 pages, RRP £8.99 ISBN 978-1-908299-22-2 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, December 2011
  • In June 2019, Lisette Auton and Sara Gibbeson took part in the Crossing the Tees Book Festival as Poet-in-Residence and Illustrator-in-Residence. The Festival is in its sixth year and takes place in libraries across the five boroughs which make up the Tees Valley. Over the course of the festival fortnight Lisette and Sara attended events, held workshops and masterclasses, worked in schools and scribbled incessantly. This collection is the culmination of their work together and includes some of the poetry produced by our incredibly talented Tees Valley pupils. The Ink Flows Poetry Collection, as part of Crossing the Tees Book Festival, has been made possible due to generous funding by the five borough library services, Arts Council England and Northern Festival of Illustration. Paperback, 58 pages, RRP £9.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-71-4 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, December 2019
  • Everyone thinks they can play golf. Will Nett is no different. How hard could it be? Get the ball in the hole in as few strokes as possible. Having had one of his best worst ideas yet, Will Nett takes to the fairways in an attempt to master the most absurd of sports. Garishly outfitted, and armed with nothing more than a set of ladies’ clubs and a bad temper, he becomes immersed in the game, and all its infuriating foibles. Many a walk is spoiled as he chases the white ball through the gardens and washing lines of Hull, the vaudeville-steeped music halls of Victorian England, and the Arctic Circle. Join him on the first tee as he blunders from clubhouse to classroom and everywhere in‑between as he reaches for the pars… and misses. Paperback, 162 pages, RRP £9.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-73-8 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, December 2019
  • Harvey Duckman presents the second in a series of collected works of suspense and mystery in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror and steampunkery This anthology features work by exciting new voices in speculative fiction, including both established authors and previously unpublished writers. These short stories give a glimpse into some fantastic worlds that are already out there for you to enjoy, as well as a taste of more to come. Volume 2 includes stories by: Phil Busby, A.L. Buxton, J.S. Collyer, R. Bruce Connelly, Phoebe Darqueling, Lynne Lumsden Green, Craig Hallam, Jon Hartless, Mark Hayes, Andy Hill, Fred Johnson, Peter James Martin, Ben McQueeney and A.D. Watts. Edited by C.G. Hatton. Paperback, 256 pages, RRP £9.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-51-61-5 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, July 2019
  • Available now in paperback or Kindle. The stunning new Regency romance novel from the author of The Blade and The Dove, and Echoes of the Stones. Feisty heroine Charis Waverley finds herself thrust from the elegance of 1815’s London Society, to the wild and charismatic North Yorkshire coast. Paperback, 294 pages, RRP £9.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-53-0 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, April 2019
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  • Another six adventures featuring Boro’s greatest detective. When Sherlock Holmes is pulled from Flat 1B, 22 Baker Street, to be thrown into Holme House prison, his only hope of release sits squarely on the shoulders of Doctor John Watson. As Watson does his utmost to free his friend, he becomes wracked with uncertainty. Does he really know Holmes? Is Holmes innocent of the crime? Can he get him out? Of course he can… otherwise this would be a very short book. Volume 2 sees our heroes embroiled in more intriguing mysteries. Armed only with logic, deduction and copious amounts of alcohol, they investigate the cases that have the police of Middlesbrough perplexed, edging slowly closer to a final confrontation with destiny. Who is the mysterious Professor and what are his plans for our Holmes? Paperback, 282 pages, RRP £9.99 ISBN 978-1-908299-96-3 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, November 2016
  • What if Sherlock Holmes, with his dry wit and natural predilection for data, deduction and logic, had been born on Teesside and lived in present-day Middlesbrough? This smart-arse Boro lad hides his talents under a bushell of misdirection, self-deprecation and good old Teesside sarcasm, served up with some rather coarse language. With the assistance of his associate, Doctor John Watson, a psychologist he met during some court-ordered counselling sessions, Holmes wends his way through a string of adventures, baffling and entertaining as he goes, with many a three-pint problem solved over his favourite libation, a pint of Engineer’s Thumb in the Twisted Lip, before he staggers back to Flat 1B, 22 Baker Street, Middlesbrough. Paperback, 238 pages, RRP £9.99 ISBN 978-1-908299-81-9 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, November 2015
  • Jim and his dog Bacon are out for a stroll when they see an old building they’ve never seen before. The door is open, the floorboards creak and as an old brick wall inside collapses in front of their eyes, a portal appears! And that’s just the start of their adventure… Paperback, 36 pages, RRP £6.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-18-9 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, December 2017
  • Thinking of writing a book? It’s not all chat shows, award ceremonies and copious amounts of booze – except for the copious amounts of booze. Join My Only Boro author Will Nett as he deals with his stratospheric new-found success – he was on local radio, y’know – and embarks upon ‘difficult second book phase’. Stuck for new subject matter, and holding down a series of menial jobs in order to collect new material, he becomes embroiled in a peculiar world of yo-yo dieting, backyard boxing bouts, and religious cults. It’s a wonder he has time for punch-ups on the streets of Paris, upsetting Eurovision song contest winners, and arranging a parking space for potential Prime Ministers… but could he turn any of it into a book? Paperback, 152 pages, RRP £9.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-37-0 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, June 2018

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