1. Napoleon Bonaparte: Master of War


On sale out now
Frequency one-shot
Price £5.99
Distributor Seymour
Display with History Today, History of War, Military History

The interest in war never wanes, and neither does the appetite of history enthusiasts. Key Publishing is aware of how well the niche genre sells, and the latest bookazine in its successful series focuses on the French leader who took Europe by storm: Napoleon Bonaparte.

Distributed by Seymour, this special takes a deeper look at Napoleon’s life, including his greatest battles, army composition and cultural pursuits, such as the rediscovery of the Rosetta Stone that led to the translation of Egyptian hieroglyphs. It’s a comprehensive, “far-reaching” investigation that promises to tempt amateurs and specialists alike.

2. Geographical


On sale 24 May
Frequency monthly
Price £4.50
Distributor Intermedia
Display with National Geographic Traveller, Condé Nast Traveller

• The official magazine of the Royal Geographical Society, this publication includes a collection of articles and award-winning images featuring culture and wildlife from all around the world.

• This issue includes book reviews, advice on outdoor gear, quizzes and Q&As.

 

3. Wargames Illustrated ‘How to…’


On sale out now
Frequency one-shot
Price £5.95
Distributor Intermedia
Display with Wargames Illustrated, Miniature Wargames, Wargames Soldiers & Strategy

• This special edition is a collection of 10 of the best articles which have appeared in Wargames Illustrated magazine.

• It includes instructions for wargamers and model-makers on how to easily construct buildings for table-top battlefields. 

4. Family Arrowords Selection


On sale 24 May
Frequency monthly
Price £2.55
Distributor Seymour
Display with Take a Break’s Arrowords, Puzzler Arrowords

• This 100-page magazine is aimed at fans looking for something a little different from the usual arroword offering.

• It includes many arroword variations printed in big squares and clear text, to appeal to readers who are visually impaired.

5. Katie


On sale out now
Frequency monthly
Price £3.99
Distributor Marketforce
Display with Sparkle World, Shimmer & Shine

• Aimed at primary-school girls and full of puzzles and stories, this publication features licensed characters such as Barbie, Hello Kitty and Disney Princesses.

• This month’s bumper issue contains extra pages of activities.

6. Puzzlepad Logics


On sale 24 May
Frequency monthly
Price £2.65
Distributor Seymour
Display with PuzzlePad titles, Logic Problems

• This 288-page magazine is full of puzzles, from sudoku and battleship to tectonic, hitori and slitherlink challenges.

• It is aimed at both veteran puzzle fans and people who are curious or interested in picking up the hobby.

7. Family Crosswords


On sale 24 May
Frequency monthly
Price £2.55
Distributor Seymour
Display with Take a Crossword, Lucky Seven Crossword Collection

• A new crossword title from the popular Family range of magazines, Family Crosswords includes several puzzles and a £2,500 cash comp-etition every month.

• The launch issue has 120 crosswords of all sorts, such as standard crosswords, skeletons, backwards, spirals and more.

8. All About My Cat and Me


On sale 25 May
Frequency one-shot 
Price £5.99
Distributor Intermedia
Display with Your Cat, Your Dog, Cat World, World of Pets

• This special feline-focused one-shot is full of facts, tips and information on how to best look after cats.

• Part of the ‘All About My Pet’ series, this magazine is aimed primarily at young children with cats.

9. My Favourite Fairytales


On sale out now
Frequency bi-monthly
Price £4.75
Distributor Marketforce
Display with Disney Princess, Fairies

• This children’s magazine is full of illustrated fairytales, puzzles and activities to keep pre-school girls busy.

• May’s issue includes a free cover-mounted mermaid doll.

Specialist choice:
Mark Dudden, Albany News, Cardiff


Title Rodder's Journal
On sale out now 
Frequency quarterly 
Price £8.99
Distributor Frontline

Who buys it?
Hot rod enthusiasts, collectors and lovers of old-school American cars. I have people coming from West Wales and Swansea to get it, because you can’t get this magazine in most shops.
How do you display it?
I display all the American hot rod magazines together, right next to the motoring section.