This Week in Magazines 12 January 2018

This week in magazines: 12 January 2018

1. Classic Routemaster

On sale 17 January
Frequency weekly
Price £1.99 for Issue 1
Distributor Marketforce
Display with Build Your Own R2-D2, Ships of War

Britain's legendary Routemaster bus has had a partwork makeover from Hachette with this new model featuring accurate details, working parts and lighting. Endorsed by TFL, the publisher describes the collection as “the ultimate celebration of a classic design”. It features pre-painted parts and no requirement for glue or modelling expertise, because the parts can be assembled with the screws and screwdriver supplied – meaning even newcomers to the world of partworks could be tempted to try their hand.

2. Well Balanced

On sale out now
Frequency monthly
Price £9.99
Distributor Marketforce
Display with Healthy Food Guide, Vegan Food & Living, Delicious, Free-From Heaven

The idea behind the first issue of Well Balanced is to help readers fit wholesome meals into their busy lives, as everyone makes a start on their New Year’s resolutions. Healthy in a Hurry contains tips on making the most of more than 30 superfoods – from avocados to berries to whole grains – in dishes made with fresh ingredients. 

3. Enjoy Classic Motoring series – CCW Guide to The Way

On sale out now

Frequency monthly

Price £6.99

Distributor Frontline

Display with Classic Car Weekly

Brought to you by Classic Car Weekly, Enjoy Classic Motoring series – CCW Guide to the Way we Were Vol 1 is a chance for readers to immerse themselves in five decades of British motoring nostalgia. It brings together historic images of the country’s towns and cities from the 1950s through to the 1990s – and the expert views of Classic Car Weekly’s writers on each year’s cars and culture.

4. Superzings – Rivals of Kaboom

On sale 19 January
Frequency one shot
Price £2.50/£1.50/80p
Distributor Marketforce
Display with Zomlings, Star Monsters

From the makers of Star Monsters and Zomlings, this new collectable range features everyday objects brought to life in a ‘Hero vs Villain’ rivalry theme. Clad in superhero capes and eye masks, there are more than 80 multi-coloured characters to collect, each with a matching ‘rival’.

The core collectable range includes blind bags containing one Superzing at 80p each, hideouts including one SuperZing at £1.50 each, and Supercars including one at £2.50 each.

5. Tes

On sale out now
Frequency weekly
Price £3.50
Distributor Seymour
Display with First News, New Scientist

Tes is dedicated to supporting the world’s teachers, enabling great teaching by helping educators find the tools and technology they need to excel, supporting them throughout their career and professional development. The start of a new year is always a key time for sales and the 12 January issue will carry the popular First Job supplement.

6. Commercial Motor

On sale 11 Jan
Price £3.10
Frequency Weekly
Distributor Marketforce
Display with Trucking, Truck & Driver

This edition of Commercial Motor starts with a review of seven great sleeper cabs – but which will be crowned the winner? There’s also a nostalgic look at the classic Volvo F88, fondly remembered by many truckers, and a test drive of Iveco’s new 4×4 Eurocargo. Elsewhere, analysis is drawn from the traffic commissioner’s annual report, looking at how Brexit is stalling much-needed changes to the UK’s “outdated” and “archaic” transport law.

7. Take a Break

On sale out now
Price 96p
Frequency weekly        
Distributor Frontline
Display with Woman, That’s Life, Best


Offering 20% off at Peacocks and a jackpot of £10,000, Take a Break mixes offers and competitions with a broad range of real-life stories and diet tips. In this issue, the story of a husband who poisoned his infant children is accompanied by a report on a 56-year-old women’s surprise pregnancy with twins. Diet tips include a selection of guilt-free puddings to help keep up new year weight-loss resolutions.

8. Walnut

On sale out now
Price £10
Frequency bi-annual
Distributor MSS and Export Press
Display with BBC Home Cooking Series, Vegan Food Living Cookbook, Easy Cook


Walnut is an independent magazine which delves into the most interesting and innovative corners of the contemporary food world. It is packed with informative and inspirational articles, mouth-watering recipes and fascinating stories about the people who champion the best in food production. It is split into three sections – health, food and people – all wrapped up in a clean and contemporary design with beautiful photography and illustration. 

9. Good Food

On sale out now
Price £4.50
Frequency monthly
Display with Delicious, Jamie Magazine, Easy Cook


This issue of BBC Good Food looks forward to the year ahead, talking readers through the biggest upcoming food trends for 2018 as predicted by the BBC Good Food Trends panel. The issue also reminds readers to embrace the familiar and the comforting with a seven-day diet plan to kick-start healthy eating for the new year while simultaneously staving off the winter blues. Other treats include Orlando Murrin’s ridiculously easy paella recipe, Nadiya Hussain’s monthly column and Mark Gatiss’s personal food milestones.


10. In the Moment

On sale out now
Price £5.99
Distributor Frontline
Display with Cardmaking & Papercraft, Craft Beautiful, Papercraft Inspirations


A modern woman’s mag, In The Moment brings together creative pursuits with techniques for clearing cluttered contemporary minds. Practical craft projects are joined by stories and ideas on how to make the most of relationships with family and friends, and suggestions for travel, adventure, and escape into the new and unknown. This issue comes with a free fold-out vision board for customers to set their intentions for 2018, plus the chance to win £1,000 worth of yoga kit and clothing.

11. Teen Breathe List Journal

On sale 18 January
Frequency one-shot
Price £5.99
Distributor Seymour
Display with Teen Breathe, Breathe


The team behind Breathe and Teen Breathe magazines is launching a Teen Breathe special edition, a unique journal offering space for reflection and improved self-awareness. The Teen Breathe List Journal helps teenagers to gain control of their swirling emotions and offers guidance and inspiration by allowing them to explore their dreams, goals and achievements. This special edition is a great way for young readers to start the New Year with a positive outlook.


This article doesn't have any comments yet, be the first!

Become a member to have your say