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Dad's army. The very best episodes, Volume 1
The Man and the Hour is the first ever episode of the series, in which Mainwaring barks out, "Come on Adolf, we're ready for you!"; My British Buddy finds Mollie Sugden guest starring as a Walmington inhabitant besotted with the new GIs in town; Time On My Hands finds a German airman snagged by his parachute …
Dad's army. The very best episodes, Volume 2
In 'Fallen Idol' (3 June 1975) Mainwaring's decision to fraternise with the men is called into question by a fellow officer. 'The Royal Train' (22 June 1976) sees them all at Walmington on Sea railway station awaiting the arrival of His Majesty, while in 'No Spring for Frazer' (3 June 1974), Frazer loses an …
Dad's army. The very best episodes, Volume 3
Diehard Dad's army fan Phill Jupitus has chosen four of his favourite episodes of the sitcom that captured the heart of the nation. In addition, he has written an introductory sleeve note explaining just what makes these four episodes great. As he says, "There are episodes here you will be familiar with and …
Dad's army. Volume 16, Keep young and beautiful
Fry's English delight. Series 4
Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these four programmes, as heard on BBC Radio 4.
Fry's English delight. Series 5
Stephen Fry celebrates, examines and plays word games, explaining why they're important. Is English an innately playful language? Are word games good for you?
The good life. Volume one, Pig's lib
When Tom Good, a 40-year old draughtsman, and his wife Barbara drop out of the rat race and become self-sufficient they change their lives forever. To the horror of their neighbours, Jerry and Margo Leadbetter, the Goods turn their home into a farm complete with vegetable patches, a goat, pigs and multitude …
The Goon show. Volume 21, The missing battleship
From 1952 to 1960 the Goons ruled the airwaves, the most celebrated and influential clowns in the history of radio. This latest release features four more episodes of classic Goonery.
The Goon show. Volume 22, The booted gorilla
From 1952 to 1960 the Goons ruled the airwaves, the most celebrated and influential clowns in the history of radio. This latest release features four more episodes of classic Goonery.
I'm sorry I haven't a clue: Humph celebration concert
Stephen Lyttelton introduces an exceptional evening of music and comedy in celebration of his father, much-loved entertainer Humphrey Lyttelton
It sticks out half a mile: beyond Dad's army
In this rare pilot, war is over and former Home Guard Captain Mainwaring plans to renovate Frambourne-on-Sea's pier. However, to get a loan he approaches local bank manager, Arthur Wilson. Radio sequel to the television programme Dad's army.
The league of gentlemen. Series 3
Take a look into the extremely unique and surreal local world of Royston Vasey. This set includes each grotesquely funny episode from series three, as seen in the UK.
The league of gentlemen. Series 3
Take a look into the extremely unique and surreal local world of Royston Vasey. This set includes each grotesquely funny episode from series three, as seen in the UK.
On the town with the League of gentlemen
Welcome to Spent — an isolated and rather odd town somewhere in the North. Its singular inhabitants lead blackly comic lives, from Dr Chinnery, the lethally incompetent vet and Pauline, the monstrous Restart Officer at the Job Centre, to the hideously exacting Dentons who impose their disturbing habits and …
One foot in the grave. 1
Alive and buried: Made redundant at sixty, Victor Meldrew has plenty of time on his hands — except now he has to contend with Age Concern workers and unreliable mechanics.
Pingu. Hello Pingu and other stories
Porridge
Everyone's favourite prisoner is making the most of his stay at Her Majesty's Pleasure. Never a man to shrink from a challenge, even from behind bars, Fletch could manage anything from organising a win on the horses to buying a council flat in Mayfair.
Sexton Blake. First class ticket to nowhere
Lost in the fog, Sexton Blake and his friends stumble across a deserted railway station. Then there's a gunshot.
To win her favor, Tamera Alexander
A gifted rider in a world where ladies never race, Maggie Linden is determined that her horse will become a champion. But the one man who can help her has vowed to stay away from thoroughbred racing for good.
Savannah breeze, Mary Kay Andrews
BeBe Loudermilk lost her worldly possessions to a con man, and all that's left is a ramshackle 1950s motor court on Tybee Island. Breeze Inn is a place where the very classy BeBe normally wouldn't be caught dead, but with no alternative, she vows to make magic out of mud.
Robert B. Parker's kickback, Ace Atkins
What started out as a joke landed seventeen-year-old Dillon Yates in a lockdown juvenile facility in Boston Harbor. Dillon's mother, who knows other Blackburn kids who are doing hard time for minor infractions, hires Spenser to find the truth behind the draconian sentencing. They eventually uncover a culture …
A god in ruins, Kate Atkinson
In A God in Ruins, Atkinson turns her focus on Teddy: would-be poet, RAF bomber pilot, husband and father as he navigates the perils and progress of the 20th century. For all Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge will be to face living in a future he never expected to have.
The city of God, Saint Augustine
Unfolds God's action in the progress of the world's history, and propounds the superiority of Christian beliefs over pagan in adversity.
Joyride, Anna Banks
A popular guy and a shy girl with a secret become unlikely accomplices for midnight pranking, and are soon in over their heads with the law and with each other.
Bookmarked for death, Lorna Barrett
Tricia Miles, owner of the Haven't Got a Clue bookstore, must solve her own mystery when a bestselling author is found dead in the washroom.
Murder is binding, Lorna Barrett
When fellow bookstore owner Doris Gleason is murdered, Tricia Miles discovers that someone wanted to get their hands on a rare cookbook in Doris's possession and that the locals believe that someone is her.
Death of a dreamer, M. C. Beaton
Most newcomers don't stay long in remote Lochdubh — but it looks as if artist Effie Garrand has come to stay. Unfortunately, Effie is also quite delusional, having convinced herself that fellow local artist Jock Fleming is in love with her, and that they are engaged. But after a lover's scrap with Jock, Effie…
Death of a maid, M. C. Beaton
Mrs. Gillespie, the region's most famous maid, is violently struck down by a metal bucket. Knowing Mrs. Gillespie's penchant for gossip, Hamish Macbeth is sure she delighted in finding out her clients secrets — which means that everyone whose home she cleaned is a suspect.
The interstellar age: inside the forty-year Voyager mission, Jim Bell
The Voyager spacecraft are our farthest-flung emissaries — 11.3 billion miles away from the crew who built and still operate them, decades since their launch. In The Interstellar Age, award-winning planetary scientist Jim Bell reveals what drove and continues to drive the members of this extraordinary team…
The adventures of Augie March, Saul Bellow
Augie March is a Jewish-American boy growing up fatherless and poor in Depression-era Chicago. He seeks a "special destiny", although his circumstances seem to position him for a uniquely disappointing life. Widely heralded as a classic of American literature.
Him with his foot in his mouth and other stories, Saul Bellow
Him with His Foot in His Mouth, and Other Stories is a collection of short fiction from one of the most influential authors of the twentieth century.
Lionheart, Stewart Binns
King Henry II reigns over a vast empire, but he is ageing, and his ambitious sons are restless. Henry's third son, Richard of Aquitaine, is developing a fearsome reputation as a ruthless warrior. After the death of his brothers, Richard's impatience to take the throne leads him to form an alliance with France…
Target Tirpitz: x-craft, agents and dambusters: the epic quest to destroy Hitler's mightiest warship, Patrick Bishop
The Tirpitz, Hitler's greatest weapon, was reputed to be unsinkable and the battleship inflamed an Allied obsession: to destroy her at any cost. It was not until November 1944 that a brilliant operation by RAF Lancaster Bombers, under the command of one of Britain's greatest but least-known war heroes finally…
A bone to pick: the good and bad news about food, along with wisdom, insights, and advice on diets, food safety, GMOs, farming, and more, Mark Bittman
Since his New York Times op-ed column debuted in 2011, Mark Bittman has emerged as one of our most impassioned and opinionated observers of the food landscape. In A Bone to Pick, Mark's most memorable and thought-provoking columns are compiled into a single volume for the first time.
Tom Clancy under fire, Grant Blackwood
On a routine intelligence gathering mission in Tehran, Jack Ryan, Jr., has lunch with his oldest friend, Seth Gregory, an engineer overseeing a transcontinental railway project. As they part, Seth slips Jack a key, along with a perplexing message. The next day two men claim Seth has disappeared — gone to …
Blood games: a true account of family murder, Jerry Bledsoe
Wealthy Lieth von Stein lay dead and his wife Bonnie near death in their North Carolina home after a vicious assault with a knife and baseball bat as they slept. The crime seemed totally baffling until police followed a trail that led to the charming von Stein stepson, Chris Pritchard, and his brilliant, drug…
Warsaw boy: a memoir of a wartime childhood, Andrew Borowiec
Warsaw Boy is the remarkable true story of a sixteen-year old boy soldier in war-torn Poland. Poland suffered terribly under the Nazis. By the end of the war six million had been killed: some were innocent civilians, half of them were Jews but the rest died as a result of a ferocious guerrilla war the Poles …
Reagan: the life, H. W. Brands
Brands presents the first full life of Ronald Reagan since his death.
The iron duke, Meljean Brook
When a dead body is dropped from an airship on to Rhys Trahaearn's doorstep, Detective Inspector Mina Wentworth uncovers the victim's identity — and stumbles upon a conspiracy that threatens the lives of everyone in England. To save them, Mina and Rhys must race across zombie-infested wastelands and …
Miracles r us, Lesley Bruce
Caroline is running Household Solutions on her own from the student rooms she is renting — just leaflets through doors, offering a family back-up service. Then she meets Sylvia, who is sure she could be helpful to the business. Caroline is sure she couldn't. But Sylvia persists and gradually, throughout this…
The Blue Zones: lessons for living longer from the people who've lived the longest, Dan Buettner
National Geographic explorer Dan Buettner has travelled the globe to uncover the best strategies for longevity found in the Blue Zones: places in the world where higher percentages of people enjoy remarkably long, full lives. Here he discloses the recipe, blending this unique lifestyle formula with the latest…
The Blue Zones solution: eating and living like the world's healthiest people, Dan Buettner
Dan Buettner lays out a proven plan to maximize your health based on the practices of the world's healthiest people. For the first time, Buettner reveals how to transform your health using smart eating and lifestyle habits gleaned from new research on the diets, eating habits, and lifestyle practices of the …
Thrive: finding happiness the Blue Zones way, Dan Buettner
What makes us authentically happy? It's not wealth, youth, beauty, or awards. Buettner identifies the happiest regions on different continents and explores why their populations report being happier than others.
The night John Lennon died: … so did John Doe, Louisa Burns-Bisogno & Saundra Shohen.
Annie has just started her new job as emergency room administrator at Roosevelt Hospital when John Lennon's bloodied body is carried into the ER over the shoulder of a policeman. Nor could she anticipate, moments later, the suspicious death of an elderly John Doe. As the old man's frail body is placed next to…
Searching for Grace Kelly, Michael Callahan
For a small-town girl with big dreams in 1955, there is no address more desirable than New York's Barbizon Hotel — the place where Grace Kelly lived when she first came to the big city. Three the young women become friends and embark on a journey of self-discovery that will take them from the penthouses of …
Angelica's smile, Andrea Camilleri
A rash of burglaries has got Inspector Salvo Montalbano stumped. The criminals are so brazen that their leader, the anonymous Mr. Z, starts sending the Sicilian inspector menacing letters. Among those burgled is the young and beautiful Angelica Cosulich. But when one of the burglars turns up dead, Montalbano …
The dance of the seagull, Andrea Camilleri
Inspector Montalbano is awake at dawn, sitting on his porch, when his attention is caught by a seagull which falls from the sky, performing a strange dance, before lying down to die. About to depart for a holiday he makes a quick trip to the police station to tie up loose ends. But when his dear colleague …
The treasure hunt, Andrea Camilleri
When a crazed elderly man and his sister begin firing bullets from their balcony down onto the Vigata street below, Inspector Montalbano finds himself a reluctant television hero. A few days later, when a letter arrives containing a mysterious riddle, the Inspector becomes drawn into a perplexing treasure …
The wild inside: a novel of suspense, Christine Carbo
It was a clear, starry night in Glacier National Park. Fourteen-year-old Ted Systead and his father were camping peacefully beneath the rugged peaks and sweeping sky when the unimaginable happened: Ted's father was mauled by a grizzly bear and dragged to his death. Now, twenty years later, as special agent …
A hidden secret, Linda Castillo
When a baby — only hours old — is discovered on the Amish bishop's front porch in Painter's Mill, Ohio, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called in to investigate. The little girl seems healthy and whole; but who would abandon her and why? Though the quilt and rattle could be purchased, Kate suspects the …
Tiny pretty things, Sona Charaipotra & Dhonielle Clayton.
Black Swan meets Pretty Little Liars in this soapy, drama-packed novel featuring diverse characters who will do anything to be the prima at their elite ballet school.
Pieces of my mother: a memoir, Melissa Cistaro
This provocative, poignant memoir of a daughter whose mother left her behind by choice begs the question: Are we destined to make the same mistakes as our parents? Thirty-five years after being abandoned, now with children of her own, Melissa finds herself in Olympia, Washington, as her mother is dying. After…
Out of the dawn light, Alys Clare
It is 1087 and William Rufus has just ascended the throne. Rebellion is in the air and, in the shadows, secrets are muttered that men will kill for. Young and confident, when Lassair is asked to use her unique talents to help locate a mysterious treasure she accepts with barely a hesitation. But after a night…
Pinnacle event, Richard A. Clarke
Against the backdrop of the 2016 presidential election, five simultaneous murders on three continents leads a cyber sleuth to a thread revealing someone has just bought five nuclear weapons. But who and what is their target? American intelligence expert Ray Bowman is brought in to find out.
Emma, Rosie Clarke
When Emma Robinson discovers she is carrying Paul Greenslade's child, there are harsh consequences after he disappears rather than marry a common shop-girl. Forced by her tyrannical father to marry Richard Gillows, Emma learns quickly that a jealous husband is a violent one. How can Emma escape the ties that …
An August bride, Debra Clopton
Kelsey Wilcox, who vowed never to love a cowboy again, is about to endure a weekend of torture at her cousin's beach wedding. Brent Corbin, who isn't looking for love, is dreading the weekend of wedding festivities as a groomsman for his friend. But, after the two of them are thrown together for the weekend, …
The empress, Meg Clothier
Princess Agnes of France is thirteen when she marries the heir to Byzantium, an empire unmatched in wealth, power and glamour. But once she sets foot in the Queen of Cities, a decadent world where dazzling luxury masks unspeakable cruelty, she realises that her husband is a deluded mother's boy with mighty …
Pirate latitudes, Michael Crichton
The Caribbean, 1665. Pirate captain Charles Hunter, with backing from a powerful ally, assembles a crew of ruffians to take the Spanish galleon, "El Trinidad," guarded by the bloodthirsty Cazalla, a favourite commander of the Spanish king himself.
So that happened: a memoir, Jon Cryer
With the instincts of a natural storyteller, Cryer charts his extraordinary journey in show business, illuminating his many triumphs and some missteps along the way.
The invention of childhood, Hugh Cunningham and Michael Morpurgo
A history of British childhood from the year 1000 explores, through a colourful range of primary sources, how the idea of childhood has been constantly reinvented down the centuries and why the role of children in society continues to obsess us.
The black adder, Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson
The historic first series which introduced us to Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh, Rowan Atkinson's first incarnation as the Black Adder. Edmund is the snivelling, bitter and twisted son of the medieval king who, with the help of his trusty (and equally stinky) aide, Baldrick, begins his slithering journey through …
Blackadder's Christmas carol, Richard Curtis and Ben Elton
Stuffed with deeply horrible people and groaning with cartloads of seasonal bottom jokes, it manages to squeeze a Victorian Blackadder and his Elizabethan, Regency and Space Age relatives into a huge pie of entertainment which will satisfy everyone — unless you're a beadle, an orphan or a long-dead member of…
In too deep, Bea Davenport
Five years ago Maura fled life in Dowerby and took on a new identity, desperately trying to piece her life back together. But then a reporter tracks her down, and persuades her to tell her story, putting her own life in danger once again.
Long summer day, R. F. Delderfield
Paul Craddock is still young when he is invalided out of the army after the Boer War and he discovers the neglected estate of Shallowford in a secluded corner of Devon. It seems remote from the march of progress. But as storm clouds gather over Europe, Paul learns that no part of England, however remote, can …
The dismantling, Brian DeLeeuw
At twenty-five, Simon Worth is a med school dropout, facing the grim reality of failure and massive student loans. Left with few options, he becomes an organ broker for a black-market organisation, matching cash-strapped donors with recipients whose time on the transplant list is running out. Chilling and …
The old curiosity shop, Charles Dickens
Gentle Nell Trent lives a simple, if solitary life with her doting grandfather in his curiosity shop. Her grandfather is obsessed with winning her an inheritance through gambling, but is forced to borrow heavily from malicious money-lender Quilp. As their debts mount up Nell and her grandfather are forced to …
Our mutual friend, Charles Dickens
Following his father's death John Harmon returns to London to claim his inheritance, but he finds he is eligible only if he marries Bella Wilfur. To observe her character he assumes another identity and secures work with his father's foreman, Mr Boffin, who is also Bella's guardian.
When I fall in love, Miranda Dickinson
Elsie Maynard has a whole new life she never expected to have. From inadvertently founding a choir like no other with former 80s rock star Woody Jensen, to daring to date again, Elsie steps out into an unknown future — a future that could include gorgeous designer Olly Hogarth, a man who seems intent on …
The red eagles, David Downing
The Red Eagles traces the adventures of two spies, Jack Kuznetzky and Amy Brandon, as they track down the most deadly force in the world while hiding their true allegiances and intentions from their compatriots. They are the "red" eagles, sent to America by one of its enemies to steal the greatest secret of …
Girl in the moonlight, Charles Dubow
Since childhood, Wylie Rose has been drawn to the charming, close-knit Bonet siblings. But none affected him more than the enchanting Cesca, a girl blessed with incandescent beauty and a wild, irrepressible spirit. Cesca is amused by Wylie's youthful sensuality and trusting innocence. Toying with his devotion…
The sacrificial man, R. E. Dugdall
When Probation Officer Cate Austin is given her new assignment, she faces the highest-profile case of her career. Alice Mariani is charged with assisted suicide and Cate must recommend a sentence. Alice insists her story is one of misinterpreted love, forcing those around her to analyse their own lives.
Going on being: Buddhism and the way of change: a positive psychology for the West, Mark Epstein
This book combines a memoir of Dr. Epstein's own journey as a student of Buddhism and psychology with a powerful message about how cultivating true self-awareness and adopting a Buddhist understanding of change can free the mind. Includes experiences with influential teachers Ram Dass, Joseph Goldstein and …
River of destiny, Barbara Erskine
On the banks of the River Deben in Suffolk lies a set of barns dating back to the Anglo Saxons, within their walls secrets have laid buried for centuries. Zoe and Ken have just moved into one of the barns, ready to start a new life away from the city but they are growing more distant by the day. Whilst …
Under the egg, Laura Marx. Fitzgerald
Her grandfather's dying words lead thirteen-year-old Theodora Tenpenny to a valuable, hidden painting she fears may be stolen, but it is her search for answers in her Greenwich Village neighbourhood that brings a real treasure.
American assassin, Vince Flynn
Before he was considered a CIA super-agent, before he was thought of as a terrorist's worst nightmare, and before he was both loathed and admired by the politicians on Capitol Hill, Mitch Rapp was a gifted college athlete without a care in the world … and then tragedy struck. Six months of intense training …
Kill shot, Vince Flynn
For months, Mitch Rapp has been steadily working his way through a list of the men responsible for the Lockerbie bombing. His next target a Libyan diplomat should be easy. When the news breaks that Libya's Oil Minister has been killed along with three innocent civilians and four unidentified men, the finger-…
Call nurse Jenny, Maggie Ford
Jenny has been in love with the handsome and successful Matthew Ward since she was sixteen. The trouble is he sees her as the girl-next-door, just one of his friends. When Matthew joins the army Jenny disentangles herself from her clinging mother in order to do her bit for the war effort by becoming a nurse…
The travels of Maudie Tipstaff, Margaret Forster
Plagued all her life by her roisterous husband, strait-laced, outspoken, domineering Maudie Tipstaff is now on her own. Invited by her two daughters and her son to spend four months with each of them, she leaves Glasgow for the very first time, uncertain of what awaits her. But what she finds in the very …
Interworld, Neil Gaiman, Michael Reaves.
At nearly fifteen years of age, Joey Harker learns that he is a Walker, able to travel between dimensions, and soon joins a team of different versions of himself, each from another dimension, to fight the evil forces striving to conquer all the worlds.
The silver dream: an Interworld novel, Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves
After mastering the ability to walk between dimensions, sixteen-year-old Joey Harker and his fellow InterWorld freedom fighters embark on a mission to maintain peace between the rival powers of magic and science who seek to control all worlds.
An October bride, Katie Ganshert
Emma Tate becomes engaged to lifelong friend Jake Sawyer to make her dying father's dream come true, to walk her down the aisle at her wedding, without realizing her own dreams for love and her future has been in front of her the whole time.
Raiders of the lost shark, Lyn Gardner & Ros Asquith
The awful Ghastly McNasty pirates are closing in on Captain Syd's legendary hoard, and have devised a way to work as film extras on a pirate movie and steal the treasure. Tat and Hetty must try and outwit the pirate duo, before it's too late.
The brothers: the road to an American tragedy, Masha Gessen
On April 15, 2013, two homemade bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston marathon. In the ensuing manhunt, Tamerlan Tsarnaev died, and his younger brother Dzhokhar was captured and charged on thirty federal counts. Yet long after the bombings and after all the testimony and debate, what we still …
Stay, Victor Gischler
David Sparrow gets his kids ready for school while his wife, Amy, commutes to New York City, where she was recently promoted to Deputy District Attorney. One night, David is awoken by a sound downstairs, and discovers a man in Amy's office, going through her work documents. Instinctively, David confronts the …
The glass sentence, S. E. Grove
In 1891, in a world transformed by 1799's Great Disruption when all of the continents were flung into different time periods thirteen-year-old Sophia Tims and her friend Theo go in search of Sophia's uncle, Shadrack Elli, Boston's foremost cartologer, who has been kidnapped.
Rappy the raptor, Dan Gutman
I'm Rappy the Raptor and I'd like to say, I may not talk in the usual way. Meet Rappy the Raptor, a velociraptor who speaks in rhymes all of the time, whether it's morning or noon, October or June. Now how did it happen that he started rappin? Well, here's Rappy's story in all its glory!
Better and faster: the proven path to unstoppable ideas, Jeremy Gutsche
In our world of chaos and change, what are you overlooking? If you knew the answer, you'd be a better innovator, better manager, and better investor. Become better by learning how to overcome three neurological traps that block successful people from realizing their full potential.
Burn for burn, Jenny Han & Siobhan Vivian.
Postcard-perfect Jar Island is home to charming tourist shops, pristine beaches, amazing oceanfront homes — and three girls secretly plotting revenge. Kat is sick and tired of being bullied by her former best friend. None of the girls can act on their revenge fantasies alone without being suspected. But …
Fire with fire, Jenny Han & Siobhan Vivian.
Jar Island teens Lillia, Kat, and Mary's ongoing revenge plot against Reeve has unexpected consequences.
The summer guest, Emma Hannigan
Lexie and her husband Sam have spent years lovingly restoring No. 3 Cashel Square to its former glory. So imagine Lexie's delight when a stranger knocks on the door, asking to see the house she was born in over sixty years ago. Kathleen is visiting from America, longing for distraction from the grief of …
Jude the obscure, Thomas Hardy
Rich in symbolism, Jude the Obscure is the story of Jude Fawley and his struggle to rise from his station as a poor Wessex stonemason to that of a scholar at Christminster. It is also the story of Jude's ill-fated relationship with his cousin Sue Bridehead, and the ultimate tragedy that causes Jude's undoing …
The mayor of Casterbridge, Thomas Hardy
In a fit of drunken anger, Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter for five guineas at a country fair. Over the course of the following years, he manages to establish himself as a respected and prosperous pillar of the community of Casterbridge, but behind his success there always lurk the shameful …
Two on a tower, Thomas Hardy
Lonely Viviette Constantine awaits the return of her husband from a hunting expedition to Africa. She becomes involved with a young astronomer, Swithin St.Cleeve, who observes the night sky from a disused tower on her estate. Despite their differing ages and social backgrounds they soon find their destinies …
Under the greenwood tree, Thomas Hardy
The arrival of two newcomers in the quiet village of Mellstock arouses a bitter feud and leaves a convoluted love affair in its wake. While the Reverend Maybold creates a furore among the village's musicians with his decision to abolish the church's traditional 'string choir' and replace it with a modern …
Wessex tales, Thomas Hardy
In this collection of short stories, Hardy sought to record the legends, superstitions, local customs, and lore of a Wessex that was rapidly passing out of memory.
Time's echo, Pamela Hartshorne
York, 1577: Hawise Aske smiles at a stranger in the market, and sets in train a story of obsession and sibling jealousy, of love and hate and warped desire. Drowned as a witch, Hawise pays a high price for that smile. Four and a half centuries later, Grace Trewe is trying to outrun her memories of the Boxing …
Our souls at night, Kent Haruf
In the familiar setting of Holt, Colorado, home to all of Kent Haruf's inimitable fiction, Addie Moore pays an unexpected visit to a neighbour, Louis Waters. Her husband died years ago, as did his wife, and in such a small town they naturally have known of each other for decades; in fact, Addie was quite fond…
A March bride, Rachel Hauck
Susanna has found her true prince, and their happily ever after is just around the corner but when Nate asks her to give up something precious to her, Susanna can't help but wonder if it's a sign that their love is not meant to be. When she travels home to St. Simon's Island, Georgia, right before the wedding…
Magonia, Maria Dahvana Headley
Aza Ray Boyle's life has been defined by a unique lung disease and her evolving friendship with Jason, but just before her sixteenth birthday, she's swept up into the sky-bound world of Magonia and discovers her true identity.
Beyond measure: the big impact of small changes, Margaret Heffernan
A powerful manifesto for CEOs and employees alike: Influential and award-winning business leader Margaret Heffernan reveals how organisations can build ideal workplace cultures and create seismic shifts by making deceptively small changes.
A life in secrets: the story of Vera Atkins and the lost agents of SOE, Sarah Helm
As head of the French Section of the British Special Operations Executive, Vera Atkins recruited, trained, and mentored special operatives whose job was to organise and arm the resistance in Nazi-occupied France. After the war, Atkins committed herself to a dangerous search for 12 women spies missing in …
Destination, void, Frank Herbert
The starship Earthling, filled with thousands of hibernating colonists en route to a new world at Tau Ceti, is stranded beyond the solar system when the ship's three organic mental cores go insane. The emergency skeleton crew sees only one chance for survival: build an artificial consciousness in the …
Soul catcher, Frank Herbert
To avenge his sister's rape and suicide, an American Indian graduate student kidnaps the 13-year-old son of the new Undersecretary of State. His plan is to make a sacrificial victim of the boy in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest.
Looking for me, Beth Hoffman
Opening an antiques shop in Charleston after discovering a talent for restoring furniture, Teddi Overman struggles to come to terms with her shattered family and sense of self after receiving news that her long-missing brother might still be alive.
Get the truth: former CIA officers teach you how to persuade anyone to tell all, Philip Houston, Michael Floyd, and Susan Carnicero ; commentary by Peter Romary.
Getting someone to tell the truth is an essential skill that very few people possess. Get the Truth is a step-by-step guide that empowers readers to elicit the truth from others. It also chronicles the fascinating story of how the authors used a methodology Houston developed to elicit the truth in the …
The Bunnicula collection, Deborah and James Howe.
Presents three stories of the vampire bunny Bunnicula.
The Bunnicula collection. Books 4 and 5, James Howe
Nightly nightmare: When scary strangers appear at the Monroes' overnight campsite, Chester the cat tries to convince the family's two dogs that foul play is intended.
The Bunnicula collection. Books 6 and 7, James Howe
Bunnicula strikes again! It seems that Bunnicula, the vampire rabbit, is back to his old ways — or so Chester thinks, having found pale vegetables drained of their juices and scattered about the Monroe family kitchen. This time Chester decides to take matters into his own hands (or rather paws).
The cold, cold sea, Linda Huber
When three-year-old Olivia disappears, her parents are overwhelmed with grief. Weeks go by and Olivia's mother refuses to leave the cottage, staring out at the turbulent sea and praying it didn't claim her precious daughter's life. Not far away, another mother watches proudly as her daughter starts school.
A December bride, Denise Hunter
What started as a whim turned into an accidental — and very public — engagement. Can Layla and Seth keep up the facade in Chapel Springs this holiday season — for the sake of her career … and his heart?
Mick Jagger in his own words, Mick Jagger
A fascinating collection of archive interviews with the famed lead singer of the Rolling Stones. In this archive we hear — in his owns words — about being the voice of his generation.
Talon, Julie Kagawa
Hiding in human form and growing their numbers in secret, the dragons of Talon have become strong and cunning. Ember and Dante Hill are the only sister and brother known to dragonkind. Trained to infiltrate society, Ember wants to live the teen experience and enjoy a summer of freedom before taking her …
Rob Kapilow's What makes it great? Volume 1, Beethoven's Appassionata sonata, Robert Kapilow with Igal Kessleman, piano
The crooked house, Christobel Kent
Alison is as close to anonymous as she can get: with no ties, no home, a backroom job, hers is a life lived under the radar. But once Alison was someone else: once she was Esme Grace, a teenager whose bedroom sat at the top of a remote and dilapidated house on the edge of a bleak estuary. Then one night a …
Late season, Christobel Kent
An isolated Tuscan farmhouse on the edge of an ancient wood is the perfect setting for a late September holiday. As a group of old friends from university and their families gather to relax and unwind, all are hoping it will be a chance to put the tragic events of the previous year behind them.
Things we know by heart, Jessi Kirby
A year after losing her boyfriend, Trent, in an unexpected accident, Quinn Sullivan secretly tracks down the recipient of his donated heart in an attempt to heal, but ends up falling for him.
Cries of the lost, Chris Knopf
When market researcher Arthur Cathcart emerges from a coma, he sets out to track down whoever murdered his wife. Wounded and alone, grief stricken and hiding off the grid, he thought the only mystery was who killed Florencia — and why. But the quest for justice uncovers fresh mysteries.
Charmed, Michelle Krys
While searching for her missing best friend, sixteen-year-old Indigo, a newly discovered witch, practices her magic skills as the centuries-old war between the witches and sorcerers continues.
Pirate hunters: treasure, obsession, and the search for a legendary pirate ship, Robert Kurson
Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But John Chatterton and John Mattera are willing to risk everything to find the Golden Fleece, the ship of the infamous pirate Joseph Bannister. Soon, however, they realize that cutting-edge technology and a willingness to lose …
A good killing, Allison Leotta
Anna Curtis is back in her hometown, newly single after calling off her wedding. She's returned to support her sister, Jody, who has been wrongfully accused of murder after their old high school coach, a local hero, dies in a suspicious car crash. But maybe Jody isn't so innocent after all.
Stolen magic, Gail Carson Levine
Elodie, the dragon detective Meenore, and the kindly ogre Count Jonty Um are all on their way to Elodie's home island of Lahnt. Elodie has barely set foot on land before she learns that the Replica, a statue that keeps her island's deadly volcano from erupting, has been stolen! If the Replica isn't found in …
The powerhouse: inside the invention of a battery to save the world, Steve LeVine
A worldwide race is on to perfect the next engine of economic growth, the advanced lithium-ion battery. It will power the electric car, relieve global warming, and catapult the winner into a new era of economic and political mastery. Steve LeVine was granted unprecedented access to a secret federal laboratory…
Einstein's dreams, Alan P. Lightman
A modern classic, Einstein's Dreams is a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Einstein in 1905, when he worked in a patent office in Switzerland. As the defiant but sensitive young genius is creating his theory of relativity, a new conception of time, he imagines many possible worlds.
Last snow, Eric Van Lustbader
Jack McClure, Special Advisor and closest friend to the new President of the United States, takes on a personal mission along with his official one: keeping safe from harm Annika Dementieva, a rogue Russian FSB agent, and Alli Carson, the President's daughter and finding the people responsible for murdering …
The redemption of Alexander Seaton, Shona MacLean
Is the young man merely drunk or does his tottering walk suggest something more sinister? When he collapses, vomiting, over the two whores who find him on that dark wet night, they guess rightly that he's been murdered. So begins this gripping tale set in the town of Banff, Scotland in the 1620s.
Meet me in Malmo, Torquil MacLeod
Second-rate British journalist, Ewan Strachan, is invited to interview an old university friend, Mick Roslyn, who is now a leading film director in Sweden. On arrival in Malmo, Strachan is in for a terrible shock when he discovers the dead body of Roslyn's glamorous film star wife.
The fangirl's guide to the galaxy: a handbook for girl geeks, Sam Maggs
Fanfic, cosplay, cons, books, memes, podcasts, vlogs, OTPs and RPGs and MMOs and more — it's never been a better time to be a girl geek.
Who built that: awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs, Michelle Malkin
Conservative journalist Malkin provides an eclectic journey of American capitalism, from the colonial period to the Industrial Age to the present, spotlighting little-known "tinkerpreneurs" who achieved their dreams of doing well by doing good.
Guitar zero: the new musician and the science of learning, Gary F. Marcus
The author describes how he was able to learn to play the guitar in midlife in spite of a limited musical aptitude, revealing what he learned about the brain's capacity for musical proficiency at any time of life and how his findings challenge commonly accepted beliefs about musical talent and training…
Graceful, Wendy Mass
Angelina D'Angelo has left town to see the world. It's now Grace's turn to use her magic to protect the people of Willow Falls. Mysterious postcards from Angelina begin showing up in the mail, Grace's parents are freaking out with worry, and something BIG is coming to town that will affect everybody who lives…
In tune with love: a Year of weddings novella, Amy Matayo
April Quinn loves her sister and wants to make sure the week of her wedding is the happiest of her life, even if it means putting up with Kristin's every crazy whim. But when Kristin hires Jack Vaughn as the wedding singer, all sisterly devotion flies out the window.
Picture perfect love ; a Year of weddings novella, Melissa McClone
Photographer Jenna Harrison wants every bride and groom to look picture perfect on their special day, putting her heart into every wedding to give the couple memorable images of their love. But her own heart is still broken, the unworn wedding dress hanging in her closet a reminder that relationships aren't …
Secrets of a charmed life, Susan Meissner
Young American scholar Kendra Van Zant, eager to pursue her vision of a perfect life, interviews Isabel McFarland just when the elderly woman is ready to give up secrets about the war that she has kept for decades… beginning with who she really is.
Spike Milligan: the Parkinson interviews, Spike Milligan
Presented by Michael Parkinson, this highly entertaining collection of interviews is taken from Spike Milligan's numerous appearances on Parkinson between 1972 and 1982. The subjects which Spike covers include his early years, his poetry and books, The Goons, and his relationship with the BBC.
Anything goes: a biography of the roaring twenties, Lucy Moore
Bracketed by the catastrophes of the Great War and the Wall Street Crash, the 1920s was a time of fear and hedonism. Lucy Moore interweaves the most compelling stories of the people and events that characterized the decade to produce a gripping account of an often-overlooked period.
The great war of our time: the CIA's fight against terrorism — from al Qa'ida to ISIS, Michael Morell with Bill Harlow
The Great War of Our Time offers an unprecedented assessment of the CIA while at the forefront of our nation's war against al Qa'ida and during the most remarkable period in the history of the agency. Called the 'Bob Gates of his generation,' Michael Morell is a top CIA officer who saw it all — the only …
A May bride, Meg Moseley
Ellie Martin, a country girl living in Atlanta, has dreamed of a traditional wedding all her life. Even though Ellie is realising her dreams in the big city as a real-estate agent, she's missing a key ingredient to her plans for the future: a groom.
Her ladyship's girl: a maid's life in London, Anwyn Moyle
Anwyn Moyle was born at the end of the First World War in a small mining village in Wales. At the age of sixteen, she was sent to London to earn her living, where she found a live-in job as a scullery maid. Things improved when she secured the position of lady's maid in a house in Belgravia. However, she …
Mark of the thief, Jennifer A. Nielsen
When Nic, a slave in the mines outside of Rome, is forced to enter a sealed cavern containing lost treasures of Julius Caesar, he finds himself in possession of an ancient amulet filled with magic once reserved for the Gods, and becomes the centre of a conspiracy to overthrow the emperor and destroy Rome…
The popes, John Julius Norwich
Well known for his histories of Norman Sicily, Venice, the Byzantine Empire and the Mediterranean, John Julius Norwich has now turned his attention to the oldest continuing institution in the world, tracing the papal line down the centuries from St Peter himself traditionally (though by no means historically…
Super secret surprise party, Jane O'Connor
Shh! Fancy Nancy and her classmates are planning a surprise party that means it's top secret! Together Nancy and her friends prepare the treats and decorate the classroom for the party. Everything has to be kept super secret. Even the cupcakes have a surprise inside! Will you be able to guess who the party is…
Gumption: relighting the torch of freedom with America's gutsiest troublemakers, Nick Offerman
The star of Parks and Recreation and author of the New York Times bestseller Paddle Your Own Canoe returns with a second book that humorously highlights twenty-five figures from our nation's history, from her inception to present day.
The dive from Clausen's Pier, Ann Packer
Carrie Bell has had the same best friend, the same good relationship with her mother, the same boyfriend, Mike, now her fiancÚ, for as long as anyone can remember. It's with real surprise she finds that, at age twenty-three, her life has begun to feel suffocating. She longs for a change, an upheaval, for a …
Secrets of state, Matthew Palmer
Formerly the top South Asia expert in the State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Sam Trainor has moved to the private sector. As he struggles to adjust to a more corporate, profit-driven version of the work that had been his life, he stumbles across an intelligence anomaly — the transcript …
Amelia Bedelia is for the birds, Herman Parish
Amelia Bedelia's after-school routine includes playing on her swing set every day, but when she discovers that robins are building a nest atop her slide, she watches them raise a family, instead.
Re Jane, Patricia
Jane Re, a half-Korean, half-American orphan, takes a position as an au pair for two Brooklyn academics and their daughter. On a brief sojourn in Seoul, as she reconnects with her family, Jane begins to wonder if the man she loves is really the man for her, while she tries to find balance between her place in…
Pip Bartlett's Guide to magical creatures: a novel, Jackson Pearce and Maggie Stiefvater
Pip is spending the summer with her aunt. At first it's all fun, games, and chatting until Fuzzles appear and start bursting into flames
A house in Sicily, Daphne Phelps
Near Mount Etna in Sicily, on a hillside rising precipitously above the small terracotta-roofed town below, sits a perfectly proportioned house built in golden stone, the most beautiful in Taormina, A House in Sicily is a homage to Casa Cuseni, written by the Englishwoman who loved and cared for it for over …
After the end, Amy Plum
World War III has left the world ravaged by nuclear radiation. A lucky few escaped to the Alaskan wilderness. They've survived for the last thirty years by living off the land, being one with nature, and hiding from whoever else might still be out there. At least, this is what Juneau has been told her entire …
Until the beginning, Amy Plum
With the help of her friend Miles, Juneau continues her desperate search to find and rescue her clan, but the same forces that abducted her people are after her because, unbeknownst to Juneau, she is the answer to unravelling an ancient secret that could change the world.
I am Princess X, Cherie Priest
Years after writing stories about a super heroine character she created with a best friend who died in a tragic car accident, sixteen-year-old May is shocked to see stickers, patches, and graffiti images of the super heroine appearing around Seattle.
Gabi, a girl in pieces, Isabel Quintero
Sixteen-year-old Gabi Hernandez chronicles her senior year in high school as she copes with her friend Cindy's pregnancy, friend Sebastian's coming out, her father's meth habit, her own cravings for food and cute boys, and especially, the poetry that helps forge her identity.
A January bride, Deborah Raney
Who can work in a house that's overrun by contractors and carpenters? Not Madeleine Houser, a successful novelist who gladly accepts the help of her, Ginny, to arrange for a temporary office in the charming bed and breakfast owned by Ginny's friend, Arthur. Maddie's never met the innkeeper but a friendship …
Invincible, Amy Lynn Reed
Evie is living on borrowed time. She was diagnosed with terminal cancer several months ago and told that by now she'd be dead. Evie is grateful for every extra day she gets, but she knows that soon this disease will kill her. Until, miraculously, she may have a second chance to live.
The hourglass factory, Lucy Ribchester
The suffragette movement is reaching fever pitch but for broke Fleet Street tomboy Frankie George, just getting by in the cut-throat world of newspapers is hard enough. Sent to interview trapeze artist Ebony Diamond, Frankie finds herself fascinated by the tightly laced acrobat and follows her across London …
Liar's bench, Kim Michele. Richardson
In 1972, on Mudas Summers' seventeenth birthday, her beloved Mama, Ella, is found hanging from the rafters of their home. Most people in Peckinpaw, Kentucky, assume that Ella's no-good husband did the deed. Others think Ella grew tired of his abuse and did it herself. Muddy is determined to find out for sure …
Finding Ruby Starling, Karen Rivers
Through emails, letters, blog entries, and movie scripts, twelve-year-old Ruth, an American girl, and Ruby, an English one, discover that they are long-lost twins.
Kingdom Lock, I. D. Roberts
1914. Kingdom Lock works for the British Intelligence Service known as the White Tab and has a mission in Persia. He must stop a German spy from inciting jihad and rebellion among the population and from seizing control of the precious oilfields. But to complete his task, the Australian-born Lock has not only…
Finding Ultra: rejecting middle age, becoming one of the world's fittest men, and discovering myself, Rich Roll
"Finding Ultra" recounts Roll's remarkable journey from an overweight 40-year-old to the starting line of the elite 320-mile Ultraman competition in a beautifully written portrait of what willpower can accomplish.
A thread of grace, Mary Doria Russell
In September 1943, Claudette Blum and her father flee across the Alps into Italy with other Jews seeking refuge, only to find an open battle ground among the Nazis, Allied forces, resistance fighters, and ordinary Italians struggling to survive.
The city of shadows, Michael Russell
Dublin 1934: Detective Stefan Gillespie arrests a German doctor and encounters Hannah Rosen desperate to find her friend Susan, a Jewish woman who disappeared after a love affair with a Catholic priest. When the bodies of a man and woman are found buried in the Dublin mountains, Stefan becomes involved in a …
Tales from a not-so-dorky drama queen, Rachel Renee. Russell
Nikki's diary is up to the month of April, and springtime is sure to bring more wacky adventures with Nikki and her friends Chloe, Zoey, and Brandon!
Daughter of deep silence, Carrie Ryan
At fourteen, Frances survived a slaughter that claimed the lives of her parents and best friend, Libby, but she took on Libby's identity and wealth while plotting revenge against the powerful Wells family and now, at age eighteen, is ready to destroy them, including her first love, Grey.
Echo, Pam Munoz Ryan
Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica. Decades later three children, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California find themselves caught up in the same thread of destiny in the darkest days of the…
Countdown to Mecca, Michael Savage
A plane bound for Amman, Jordan goes down in the Caspian Sea. The crash yields no survivors — save the Russian mercenary who hijacked the flight — and a cask of bomb-grade uranium is missing from the wreckage.
The Dorito effect: the surprising new truth about food and flavor, Mark Schatzker
In The Dorito Effect, Mark Schatzker shows us how our approach to the nation's number one public health crisis has gotten it wrong. The epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are not tied to the overabundance of fat or carbs or any other specific nutrient. Instead, we have been led astray by the …
Clinton cash: the untold story of how and why foreign governments and businesses helped make Bill and Hillary rich, Peter Schweizer
In 2000, Bill and Hillary Clinton owed millions of dollars in legal debt. Since then, they've earned over $130 million. Where did the money come from?
Rob Roy, Walter Scott
In rich, vivid prose, Rob Roy follows the adventures of Frank Osbaldistone, who falls out of favour with his father after failing to measure up to his expectations in the world of business. Sent to stay in Scotland, Frank finds himself drawn to the powerful, enigmatic figure of Rob Roy who, with his …
Rob Roy, Walter Scott
In rich, vivid prose, Rob Roy follows the adventures of Frank Osbaldistone, who falls out of favour with his father after failing to measure up to his expectations in the world of business. Sent to stay in Scotland, Frank finds himself drawn to the powerful, enigmatic figure of Rob Roy who, with his …
Splat the Cat. I scream for ice cream, Rob Scotton
Splat's class is going on a year-end field trip to the ice cream factory. Splat is extremely excited thinking about the mountain of ice cream he's going to eat. But when things don't go as planned, that ice cream mountain turns out to be more of an avalanche. It's up to Splat and his classmates to save the …
Beautiful boy: a father's journey through his son's meth addiction, David Sheff
Journalist David Sheff's heartrending account of his teenage son's battle with methamphetamine addiction. With tremendous candour and courage, Sheff reveals how his son, Nic, became hooked on meth, how he tried repeatedly to get clean, and how his drug abuse had devastating effects on the entire Sheff family…
The rise and fall of the Third Reich: a history of Nazi Germany, William L. Shirer
Since its publication five decades ago, William L. Shirer's monumental study of Hitler's empire has been widely acclaimed as the definitive record of the twentieth century's blackest hours.
Challenger deep, Neal Shusterman
A teenage boy struggles with schizophrenia.
Good evening: a celebration of the Beyond the Fringe team, Roy Smiles
A funny and affectionate look at how four young men from Oxbridge changed the face of British comedy.
Out of this world, Ali Sparkes
Tyrone Lewis is messing about in the woods, trying to keep out of trouble, when he stumbles upon something weird… a glowing lump of rock or metal or something. Whatever it is, it gives him an amazing power. Which is cool at first, until Ty's new powers start attracting attention…
A September bride, Kathryn Springer
All Annie Price has ever wanted is a place to call home. Growing up in the foster care system, that dream seemed far away, but now Annie's dream may be coming true. A friend she met in an online book group wants to retire and has offered Annie a fresh start managing her little bookstore. Believing the …
A February bride, Betsy St. Amant
Allie left the love of her life at the altar, to save him from a lifetime of heartbreak. When a Valentine's Day wedding brings them back together, she struggles against her family's destructive history. Can Allie ever realize that a marriage is so much more than a wedding dress?
Would the real Stanley Carrot please stand up?, Rob Stevens
Stanley 'Carrot' Harris has a secret: he's adopted and feels like he's never quite fitted in. On his thirteenth birthday, he receives a card from his long-lost birth mother, asking to meet up. But Stanley has doubts: what if he's a big disappointment to her? So Stanley hatches a cunning plan.
The tears of the sun, S. M. Stirling
Artos, the High King of Montival, must fulfil his destiny and defeat the Church Universal and Triumphant after making friends of his enemies and winning the heart of the woman he loves.
Stalin's daughter: the extraordinary and tumultuous life of Svetlana Alliluyeva, Rosemary Sullivan
A painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history's most monstrous dictators — her father, Josef Stalin.
Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray
"Vanity Fair", Thackeray's panoramic, satirical saga of corruption at all levels of English society, was published in 1847 but set during the Napoleonic Wars. It chronicles the lives of two women who could not be more different: Becky Sharp, an orphan whose only resources are her vast ambitions, her native …
Nudge: improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness, Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein
Every day we make decisions on topics ranging from the personal investments we select to the schools we pick for our children to the foods we eat to the causes we champion. Unfortunately we don't always choose well. This book explains that we are susceptible to cognitive biases and blunders that make us human…
Never a bridesmaid, Janice A. Thompson
Mari Hays's older sister Crystal is getting married, and Mari is ecstatic to be part of the wedding. But she soon finds her expected role of maid of honour has been delegated to the worst possible choice: Sienna Jameson. She's catty, selfish, and more interested in the best man than wedding plans.
The silversmith's wife, Sophia Tobin
The year is 1792 and it's winter in Berkeley Square. As the city sleeps, the night-watchman keeps a cautious eye over the streets and another eye in the back doors of the great and the good. Then one fateful night he comes across the body of silversmith Pierre Renard, his throat cut and his valuables missing…
Ask the dark, Henry Turner
A thriller about Billy Zeets, a 14-year-old semi-delinquent in a deadly tango with a killer.
These is my words: the diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901: Arizona territories: a novel, Nancy E. Turner
A moving, exciting, and heartfelt American saga inspired by the author's own family memoirs, these words belong to Sarah Prine, a woman of spirit and fire who forges a full and remarkable existence in a harsh, unfamiliar frontier.
Ashley's war: the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Presents the story of First Lieutenant Ashley White and a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers on the battle field in Afghanistan.
The burning girl, Lisa Unger
Ten years after Eloise Montgomery discovers her abilities she is a full-fledged, working psychic, with a partner and a business. In this installment, she discovers some disturbing things about her genealogy, that her granddaughter Finley has powers of her own, and that not all of Eloise's visitors actually …
The three sisters, Lisa Unger
When Eloise's granddaughter, twenty-year-old Finley, comes to live with her, Eloise's abilities start to change — things seem to be getting easier. Her load is lighter; rather than having to chase the people she needs, they are coming to her. She teams up with detective Jones Cooper to help a desperate …
In his own words, Peter Ustinov
A fascinating chance to hear the late Peter Ustinov talk about his life and career, in a selection of interviews taken from the BBC radio and TV archive.
Timequake, Kurt Vonnegut
On February 13th, 2001, the universe will tire momentarily of expanding forever. What's the point? Maybe it would be more fun to shrink for a change, and have a reunion of all the stuff back where it began. Then it could make a great big BANG again. It will shrink back to February 17th, 1991, but will then …
Immortal, J. R. Ward
The Creator invented the game: the stakes were nothing less than the immortal fate of mankind. Yet when fallen angel Jim Heron was challenged to play, he had no idea the voracious demon Devina would be so formidable an adversary — or that the carnal depths to which he was willing to go could prove so fatal…
This is why you're sick and tired, Jackie Warner
Jackie Warner — New York Times bestselling author and personal trainer to the stars — has the answer to the energy crisis in your life, and it's not in the next cup of coffee you're reaching for.
Honey, Sarah Weeks
When she suspects that her father has a girlfriend, Melody and her best friend are determined to figure out who it is and why it is a secret.
A June bride, Marybeth Whalen
Wynne Hardy never thought she'd get engaged on a reality TV show, but when she met Andy on The Rejection Connection, the two of them hit it off. But just as Wynne thinks all her dreams are coming true, her ex-boyfriend walks back into her life at the worst possible time.
White City, Donald James Wheal
On the morning of 24 February 1944 following a devastating Luftwaffe raid, Donald James Wheal and his family were homeless refugees with bulging suitcases and faces blackened by soot dust. In White City, which is as funny, heartbreaking and engaging as World's End, he tells how his family were re-settled in …
World's End, Donald James Wheal
Best-selling author Donald James grew up in World's End, Chelsea during the Blitz years. World's End was a melting pot of the working class labourers who flooded to London in the previous century to make their fortunes, and Donald's family was no exception. Though it was hard, Donald's was a happy childhood …
Eyes on you, Kate White
After two years of fighting her way back to the top, television host Robin Trainer becomes the target of an enemy with a dark agenda and must figure out who is responsible.
Hush, Kate White
So as not to jeopardize her case for child custody, Lake Warren is forced to lie to the police after having just been intimate with the flirtatious Dr. Keaton who has been murdered.
The Sixes, Kate White
After being accused of plagiarizing her latest bestselling celebrity biography, Phoebe Hall jumps at the chance to teach at a small private college in rural Pennsylvania where she hopes to get a fresh start. Once there, she becomes immersed in a deadly mystery involving a mythic secret society known as The …
Becoming queen, Kate Williams
With a combination of novelistic flair and historical accuracy, Kate Williams begins by relating the heartbreaking story of Princess Charlotte, the Queen who never was, and her impact on the young Victoria. Recalling how Charlotte's death shaped Victoria's reign and laying bare the passions that swirled …
Queen Sardine ; &, Queen Sardine and Princess Persia, Kate Willis-Crowley
Eight year-old Ivy gets a real shock when a strange cat splash-lands in her bath. The shocks get bigger when Ivy discovers the cat can talk and is called Queen Sardine!
Monkey madness: the only way is Africa!, Anna Wilson
Felix cannot believe his luck when Dad announces he is going on a business trip to Africa and is going to take the family too. Flo, Felix's best friend in the whole world is furious that Felix is going to see so many amazing animals without her. In order for Felix to prove his friendship, she sets him a …
The Affinities, Robert Charles Wilson
At loose ends both professional and personal, young Adam Fisk takes the suite of tests to see if he qualifies for any of the Affinities, and finds that he's a match for one of the largest. Problems in all areas of his life begin to simply sort themselves out, as he becomes part of a global network of people …
Meet Mr Mulliner, P. G. Wodehouse
Mr Mulliner is a pub raconteur with an endless supply of improbable tales featuring his innumerable relations.
More Mr Mulliner, P. G. Wodehouse
Once again we join tale-teller Mr Mulliner in the the Angler's Rest, to hear more implausable aneccotes.
The unmapped sea, Maryrose Wood
Determined to break the wolfish curse that is threatening her charges and their unborn baby sibling, Miss Penelope Lumley takes a seaside holiday in the hope of gaining answers from an aging mariner.
An April bride, Lenora Worth
War changed everything … even their love. Bride-to-be Stella Carson can't wait to marry her longtime sweetheart Marshall Henderson. After being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, Marshall has distanced himself. He returns to Louisiana just four weeks before the wedding, but Stella wonders if the…
I was Vermeer: the legend of the forger who swindled the Nazis, Frank Wynne
Tells the story of Han van Meegeren, a second-rate painter who became the world's greatest art forger. His canvases would almost certainly be prized among the catalogue of Vermeers if he had not confessed.

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2014 top ten gay romance, edited by J.M. Snyder.
2014 Top Ten Gay Romance brings together the best-selling short stories published by JMS Books that year. From first love to true love the couples in these stories are sure to keep you turning the pages as you fall in love with them.
Chance of loving you: romance collection, Terri Blackstock, Candace Calvert, Susan May Warren.
For Love of Money by Terri Blackstock. Trying to launch her own design firm while waitressing on the side, Julie Sheffield was drawn to the kind man she waited on at the restaurant last night … until he stiffed her on the tip by leaving her half of a sweepstakes ticket. The Recipe by Candace Calvert.
Essential Japanese kanji. Volume 1: learn the essential kanji characters for everyday interactions in Japan
Memorize tricky Japanese kanji with ease! Since its publication in 1993, this beginner Japanese workbook and textbook has been a hit with teachers and students for learning basic Japanese kanji characters. Speak, read and write Japanese with this newly revised edition that has been updated and expanded by …
First jobs: true tales of bad bosses, quirky coworkers, big breaks, and small paychecks, edited by Merritt Watts.
A future mayor shining shoes, an atheist shilling Bibles, a housewife heading to work during World War II, a now-famous designer getting fired: we all got our start somewhere. A first job may not have the romance of the first kiss or the excitement of a first car, but more than anything else, it offers a …
The Freedom Writers diary: how a teacher and 150 teens used writing to change themselves and the world around them, the Freedom Writers with Erin Gruwell.
Shocked by the teenage violence she witnessed during the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, Erin Gruwell became a teacher at a high school rampant with hostility and racial intolerance. For many of these students — whose ranks included substance abusers, gang members, the homeless, and victims of abuse — Gruwell…
The girl with the dragon tattoo and philosophy: everything is fire, edited by Eric Bronson.
The essential companion to Stieg Larsson's bestselling trilogy and director David Fincher's 2011 film adaptation. Stieg Larsson's bestselling Millennium Trilogy — The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest — is an international phenomenon.
Limbus, Inc.: Jonathan Maberry, Joseph Nassise, Benjamin Kane Ethridge, Anne C. Petty
Are you laid off, downsized, undersized? Call us. We employ. 1-800-555-0606. How lucky do you feel? So reads the business card from Limbus Inc., a shadowy employment agency that operates at the edge of the normal world. Limbus's employees are just as suspicious and ephemeral as the motives of the company, if …
The roommates: true tales of friendship, rivalry, romance, and disturbingly close quarters, edited by Stephanie Wu.
In this collection of true stories about roommates, people of all ages reveal their disastrous, hilarious, and sometimes moving stories of making their best friend for life or their lifelong nemesis. Learn what it's like to share a room in places as unusual as a thirty-person beach house, a billionaire's …
Selfish, shallow, and self-absorbed: sixteen writers on the decision not to have kids, edited and with an introduction by Meghan Daum.
In this provocative and controversial collection of essays, curated by writer Meghan Daum, thirteen acclaimed female writers explain why they have chosen to eschew motherhood.
Spring brides: three novellas
Star quality, Lori Foster, Lucy Monroe, Dianne Castell.
Once in a Blue Moon: Thanks to a rare blue moon, Stan Tucker is suddenly privy to everyone's innermost thoughts — grocery lists, work woes, appointments. Hello, Dullsville! Until he encounters Jenna Rowan's so not primetime inner monologue. Seems the pretty, shy bookstore owner he's lusted after for ages is …
Stranded, Anne Bishop, James Alan Gardner, Anthony Francis.
Three great authors, three great science fiction stories. A Strand In The Web: The Restorers travel the universe fulfilling a purpose handed down through the generations. They live and die aboard city-ships, never knowing the worlds they create and save. What begins as a disastrous training exercise in …
Summer brides: three novellas
A June Bride: Wynne Hardy never thought she'd get engaged on a reality TV show, but when she met Andy the two of them hit it off. Now he's asked her to marry him, and they're all set to wed on live TV in a seaside ceremony. But just as Wynne thinks all her dreams are coming true, her ex-boyfriend walks back …
The truth is dead, edited by Marcus Sedgwick.
Have you ever imagined how the world could be different? Ever wondered what might have been? Here, eight award-winning authors explore alternative past, presents and futures — and their stories show just how easily everything we take for granted could slip away.
Turn up the heat, Lori Foster & Christie Ridgway, Victoria Dahl.
Love won't wait: Brendan "Brick" Carlisle is used to women falling at his feet, so shy waitress Merrily Loveland is a breath of fresh air — and an irresistible challenge. But before he can make his move, Merrily comes to him with an offer he can't refuse. If only their "no-strings" pact didn't leave him …
Winter brides: three novellas, Denise Hunter, Deborah Raney, Betsy St. Amant.
A December bride: When Layla O'Reilly and Seth Murphy make their engagement public, she knows it's only to convince a major client that she's high-society enough to work for his agency. Seth has secretly loved Layla for years, but she's never given him the time of day. For Layla, this romantic illusion is the…
A year of weddings collection: twelve novellas in one book
A January bride: Madeleine Houser's pen-pal friendship with a lonely widower has taken an unexpected turn.
Hot ice, Cherry Adair
Diamonds are Taylor Kincaid's best friends. The only thing she enjoys more is the challenge of stealing them, and specializing in plundering precious stones from wealthy international criminals just makes it all the more satisfying and dangerously exciting. So for Taylor, there's no resisting the double …
Kiss and tell, Cherry Adair
She was looking for adventure. Marnie Wright has seen more than her fair share of testosterone. Growing up with four overly protective brothers was one thing. Now a mountain man named Jake Dolan has invaded a peaceful day of soul-searching at her grandmother's secluded cabin. Sure, she was trespassing on his …
White heat, Cherry Adair
The mysterious, supposed suicide of her mentor reunites Emily Greene with her mentor's son, T-FLAC agent Max Aries, who claims that his father's death may have been murder, as the two join forces to investigate a tangled web of intrigue, violence, and murder.
Secret keeping for beginners, Maggie Alderson
Three sisters — a career girl, a stay-at-home mum, a working mother. Who has it best? And does 'best' even exist? Sibling love, rivalry and resentments collide in the engrossing new novel from bestseller Maggie Alderson. In Secret-keeping for Beginners, new relationships, old affairs, and sibling love, …
The collector's cabinet: tales, facts and fictions from the world of antiques, Marc Allum
Explore the wonderful world of antiques and collectables with Antiques Roadshow regular, Marc Allum. Go in search of stolen masterpieces, learn the secrets of the forgers, track down Napoleon's toothbrush and meet the garden gnome insured for 1 million. Eclectic, eccentric and brimming with remarkable tales …
Dog gone!, Mary Amato
Twins Billy and Jillian want to do a good dead, but they have to keep it secret, because their parents are crooks. They try to raise money for the nearby dog shelter, but their dad hears them and decides they should steal a dog instead. Are they surprised to learn that the white poodle they dognap is the …
Missing monkey!, Mary Amato
Tired of being pressured to help commit crimes and yearning for a more normal life, twins Jillian and Billy Crook band together to do good deeds while their parents kidnap a monkey from the zoo, hoping to teach it to steal.
Sniff a skunk!, Mary Amato
Unlike their thieving parents, ten-year-old twins Billy and Jillian Crook like to do good deeds, including rescuing a baby skunk.
The grumpy goat, Heather Amery
Poppy and Sam have to clean out the goat pen, but Gertie the goat is grumpy, and butts them.
The hungry donkey, Heather Amery
The new pony, Heather Amery
Poppy feels sorry for the pony at the farm next door, and when her dad sees the farmer hitting the pony, he decides to act.
Beach town, Mary Kay Andrews
Greer Hennessy needs palm trees. As a movie location scout, picture-perfect is the name of the game. But her last project literally went up in flames, and her career is on the verge of flaming out. Greer has been given one last chance, if she can find the perfect undiscovered beach hideaway for a big-budget …
The Rat with the Human Face, Tom Angleberger
While searching for the Rat with the Human Face, friendships fray as club members Dave and Lyle compete for Marilla.
How does a network work?, Matt Anniss
Explains what computer networks do and how they work, discussing such topics as LANs, clients and hosts, servers, hubs and routers, protocols, and peer-to-peer networks.
How does WiFi work?, Matt Anniss
Describes how wireless communication technology works; discusses WLANs, hotspots, and network security; and explains how WiFi is used today in doing business, watching television, and online gaming.
The truth and other lies, Sascha Arango
Famous bestselling author, loving husband, generous friend Henry Hayden is a pleasant person to have around. Or so it seems. And when his mistress, who is also his editor, becomes pregnant, his carefully constructed life threatens to fall apart. So Henry works out an ingenious plan. Craftily and cold-…
Life is short (no pun intended): love, laughter, and learning to enjoy every moment, Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein.
From the beloved stars of TLC's The Little Couple comes an uplifting and moving behind-the-scenes account of how the pair met, fell in love, and overcame huge obstacles to become successful professionals and parents. Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein have inspired millions as stars of TLC's hit show The Little …
Need me, Tessa Bailey
When Honey Perribow traded in her cowboy boots for stilettos and left her small Kentucky town to attend Columbia University, she never expected to find a dirt-cheap apartment or two new best friends. No stranger to hard work, Honey is completely focused on her medical degree … until she sees newly minted …
The jumbies, Tracey Baptiste
The jumbies are coming! Corinne La Mer isn't afraid of anything. Not scorpions, not the boys who tease her, and certainly not jumbies. She knows that jumbies aren't real; they're just creatures parents make up to frighten their children. But on All Hallows' Eve, Corinne chases an agouti all the way into the …
Picnic in Provence, Elizabeth Bard
Lunch in Paris takes us on another delicious journey, this time to the heart of Provence. In Lunch in Paris, Elizabeth Bard fell in love with a handsome Frenchman and moved to the City of Light. In this mouthwatering follow-up, the couple and their newborn son bid farewell to Paris for rural life in a tiny …
The more the merrier, Stephanie Barden
Cinderella and Erin are hard at work learning to spell real words, because whoever wins first place in the spelling bee gets to pick the theme of the class party.
The sabotage diaries, Katherine Barnes
Based on the wartime diaries of Allied soldier and saboteur Cecil Edward "Tom" Barnes, this account of thrilling WWII wartime deeds deep behind enemy lines in Greece is based on fact but reads like fiction. A thrilling read of wartime exploits, daring, intrigue and resourcefulness, The Sabotage Diaries is the…
Lady Sarah's sinful desires, Sophie Barnes
There are thousands of things Christopher, Viscount Spencer, would rather do than hunt for a bride, especially since experience has taught him that women are not to be trusted. Then he finds the intriguing Lady Sarah scrambling around in Thorncliff's conservatory and he is instantly charmed by her passionate …
World War One made soldiers' feet go rotten!: the fact or fiction behind battles & wars, Kay Barnham
Truth or Busted's battles and wars title explores popular myths and legends about some of the world's most famous conflicts in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable! Alongside features such as 'Battle Blunders' in which we learn about people or countries that have lost battles or …
Female Pharaohs wore false beards!: the fact or fiction behind Egyptians, Kay Barnham
Truth or Busted's ancient Egyptians title explores popular myths and legends about one of history's most fascinating periods in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable! Alongside features such as 'Pharoah Phact Phile' in which we learn about some of Egypt's wackiest rulers, Truth or …
Henry VIII built a 14-seat lavatory!: the fact or fiction behind Tudors, Kay Barnham
Truth or Busted's 'Tudors' title explores popular myths about the Tudor period, its people and events in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable! Alongside features such as 'Zounds!' (a Tudor cry of astonishment) in which we discover the goriest aspects of Tudor life, Truth or Busted…
The witch's boy, Kelly Regan. Barnhill
When a Bandit King comes to take the magic that Ned's mother, a witch, is meant to protect, the stuttering, weak boy villagers think should have drowned rather than his twin summons the strength to protect his family and community, while in the woods, the bandit's daughter puzzles over a mystery that ties her…
Intermediate Tagalog: learn to speak fluent Tagalog/Filipino, the national language of the Philippines, Joi Barrios
Written by Joi Barrios as the continuation of her best-selling Tagalog for Beginners book, Intermediate Tagalog is the first intermediate-level book designed specifically for people who already speak or understand some basic Tagalog and now wish to achieve greater fluency in speaking, reading and writing …
Crocodile's tears, Alex Beard
Afraid to ask Crocodile why he is crying, a black rhinocerous and a tik tik bird ask a series of endangered animals if they know.
Mrs Mo's monster, Paul Beavis
A monster with a one-track mind meets his match in an elderly lady called Mrs. Mo. With Mrs. Mo's help, the monster is surprised to discover that he can do more than he ever thought, but that's not the only surprise Mrs. Mo has in store.
August, Bernard Beckett
Trapped in a car wreck, upside down, bleeding, broken and in pain, Tristan and Grace are staring at death. As they await their fate, with only a glimmer of hope they might be seen and rescued, we discover the stories of their lives, the sequences of events that brought them together and the shocking truth …
When Audrey met Alice, Rebecca Behrens
When the Secret Service squashes yet another chance for the president's daughter, Audrey, to make any new friends, Audrey discovers former first daughter Alice Roosevelt's hidden diary, which gives Audrey endless ideas for having fun — and more problems than she can handle.
Social networking in recruitment: build your social networking expertise to give yourself a cost-effective advantage in the hiring market, Amanda Belton
Become a professional social networking expert and give your organisation a cost-effective advantage in the hiring market. Social networks have opened up whole new channels of communication between prospective employees and employers. They provide perfect opportunities to build a strong relationship with …
Billy Boyle, James R. Benn
What's a twenty-two-year-old Irish cop from Boston doing at Beardsley Hall having lunch with Haakon, King of Norway, and the rest of the Norwegian government in exile? Billy Boyle himself wonders. Back home, he'd just made detective (with a little help from family and friends) when war was declared. Unwilling…
Evil for evil, James R. Benn
Fifty Browning Automatic Rifles have been stolen from a US Army base in Northern Ireland. His "uncle" Ike Eisenhower sends Billy to recover the weapons, which might be used in a German-sponsored IRA uprising. Bodies begin to accumulate as Billy finds unexpected challenges to his Boston-Irish upbringing and …
The first wave, James R. Benn
In November 1942 the Allies are poised to liberate Algeria from the Vichy French regime, a client state of Nazi Germany. This is is hoped, will squeeze Rommel's Afrika Korps between two forces and sweep him from North Africa. But no one knows whether the French will greet the Americans as friends or foes.
The child left behind, Anne Bennett
A moving family drama of one young woman's fight to survive, to find her long-lost relatives and to find a place to call home. Bridgette has been hurt many times in her young life. Her early years were blighted by her spoilt brother; her marriage ruined by World War Two. Now her mother is dying — and then …
Danny boy, Anne Bennett
Rosie's family doesn't have much money, but she's rich in other ways and when Danny Walsh asks her to walk out with him, it's a dream come true. Soon they are married, but Danny's young brother Phelan runs away to join the uprising of Easter 1916, and Danny has no choice but to find his brother and bring him …
Shrinkage: manhood, marriage, and the tumor that tried to kill me, Bryan Bishop
The sidekick from "The Adam Carolla Show" traces his battle against an inoperable brain tumour, describing how his promising future was upended by challenging treatments, confrontations with his mortality, and his new life outlook.
A bone to pick: the good and bad news about food, along with wisdom, insights, and advice on diets, food safety, GMOs, farming, and more, Mark Bittman
Since his New York Times op-ed column debuted in 2011, Mark Bittman has emerged as one of our most impassioned and opinionated observers of the food landscape. The Times' only dedicated opinion columnist covering the food beat, Bittman routinely makes readers think twice about how the food we eat is produced…
Leading digital strategy: driving business growth through effective e-commerce, Christopher Bones, James Hammersley.
For a business to thrive competitively in today's marketplace, it needs to have an effective e-commerce channel. Getting it right opens up new markets and opportunities; getting it wrong leads to declining revenues and profitability. To ensure effectiveness, business leaders and decision-makers must …
A book is a book, Jenny Bornholdt
This book asks 'what is a book?' It celebrates books and reading. Although 'told' from a child's view, it captures the value and magic of books felt by all voracious readers.
Feet, go to sleep, Barbara Bottner
A child looks back on the day and drifts off to sleep, one body part at a time.
Badlands, C. J. Box
Twenty miles across the North Dakota border, where the scenery goes from rolling grass prairie to pipeline fields, detective Cassie Dewell has been assigned as the new deputy sheriff of Grimstad — a place people used to be from, but were never headed to. Grimstad is now the oil capital of North Dakota. With …
Pronghorns of the Third Reich, C. J. Box
Lyle and Juan wait outside the lawyer's house in ski masks, pistols hidden behind their backs. Shortly after dawn, Paul Parker, an aged lawyer, and his old dog step into the cold. The thugs kill the dog, and take the lawyer hostage. Parker's day has started badly and is going to get much worse. Once a fine …
The corridor of certainty, Geoff Boycott
After a period of his life when a court case and then throat cancer threatened first his career and then his life, Geoffrey Boycott re-emerged as an apparently changed man but how true had the caricatured image of him as an archetypal Yorkshireman ever really been? In this fascinating new book, his first …
His mistress by morning, Elizabeth Boyle
Oh, how I wish … When a promised inheritance turns out to be a fraud, shy spinster Charlotte Wilmont makes an impetuous wish that despite her lack of charm and fortune, she could capture the heart of the one man whom she's forever adored — Sebastian, Viscount Trent. Be careful what you wish for … With …
Mad about the major, Elizabeth Boyle
The pampered daughter of a duke … Lady Arabella Tremont has spent her entire life protected and overshadowed by her restrictive father. But she is a Tremont, after all, and the morning after she is nearly ruined at a ball by a handsome stranger, Arabella's father demands she make an arranged match with the …
One night of passion, Elizabeth Boyle
Georgiana Escott has one night to find the perfect man to ruin her and leave her with a tattered reputation so she can avoid an arranged marriage to an aging, despicable roue. With a misstep, she tumbles into the arms of the disgraced and dashing Lord Danvers. But Georgie doesn't know that the lover she has …
The harder they come, T. Coraghessan Boyle
Set in contemporary Northern California, The Harder They Come explores the volatile connections between three damaged people: an ageing ex-Marine and Vietnam veteran, his psychologically unstable son, and the son's paranoid, much older lover as they careen towards an explosive confrontation.
Mason jar crafts for kids, Linda Z. Braden
Mason jars are no longer just for canning. Today we use them to drink from, to cook inside, and — with almost limitless possibilities — to craft with. In this fabulous new book, Linda Braden, author and owner of MasonJarCraftsLove.com and ItAllStartedWithPaint.com, offers up a collection of fun and creative …
A natural history of dragons: a memoir by Lady Trent, Marie Brennan
From Scirland to the farthest reaches of Eriga, Isabella, Lady Trent is known to be the world's preeminent dragon naturalist. She is the remarkable woman who brought the study of dragons out of the misty shadows of myth into the clear light of modern science. But before she became the illustrious figure we …
God took me by the hand: a story of God's unusual providence, Jerry Bridges
Jerry Bridges' life is a remarkable story of God's providence. From "a most unpromising beginning" as a poor kid from the wrong side of the tracks, he joined the Navy, went to college, became an engineer, joined The Navigators as a missionary, and eventually became a best-selling author. In this book, Jerry …
Mosaic garden projects: add color to your garden with tables, fountains, birdbaths, and more, by Mark Brody with Sheila Ashdown.
This hands-on guide includes a primer on the fundamentals of mosaic, with information on materials and three mosaic methods. Mosaic artist Mark Brody then walks you step-by-step through the creation of 25 decorative yet functional projects. From simple ideas like address signs, bird feeders, stepping stones …
Baking with kids: make breads, muffins, cookies, pies, pizza dough, and more!, Leah Brooks
Get ready to measure, mix, and decorate! Baking with Kids is just the book you need to help teach children to bake. Show your children how to safely use basic equipment in the kitchen and explain all about the important ingredients they'll need to make the most delicious baked goods. Recipes include muffins, …
The expectant father: facts, tips, and advice for dads-to-be, Armin A. Brott and Jennifer Ash.
An information-packed, month-by-month guide to all the emotional financial, and yes, even physical changes the father-to-be may experience during the course of his partner's pregnancy.
The scum of the earth: what happened to the real British heroes of Waterloo?, Colin Brown
The Scum of the Earth explores the common soldiers the Duke of Wellington angrily condemned as 'scum' for their looting at Vitoria, from their great victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 to their return home to a Regency Britain at war with itself. It follows men like James Graham, the …
The devil's nebula, Eric Brown
Ed Carew and his small ragtag crew are smugglers and ne'er-do-wells, thumbing their noses at the Expansion, the vast human hegemony extending across thousands of worlds… until the day they are caught, and offered a choice between working for the Expansion and an ignominious death. They must trespass across …
How did I get here?: making peace with the road not taken, Jesse Browner
Based on an essay he wrote for Poets & Writers magazine, Jesse Browner, a novelist who finds himself torn between his creative calling and a full-time job in the civil service, asks hard questions about the choices life imposes on us, and our tendency to believe in a parallel, alternative existence where we …
What are you waiting for, Shelly Brunskill-Matson
This highly practical book challenges readers to be honest about where they are in life, and what's really stopping them from living the lives they want. The author's unique five-step programme includes helpful checklists, questions to reflect on, and encourages readers to be actively involved in giving …
Best friends, Bonnie Bryant
It's almost Christmas, and The Saddle Club is busily preparing for an exciting show. But part of their preparation involves raising money ' a lot of it! When Lisa realizes that Carole and Stevie are having a hard time coming up with the cash, she takes matters into her own hands. But at the same time, Carole …
Hard hat, Bonnie Bryant
Stevie Lake thinks she knows everything there is to know about getting along in New York City — until she meets Regina Evans. Regina is the daughter of a New York friend of Stevie's mum. When Stevie and her mother visit the city, Mrs. Lake and Mrs. Evans catch up on old times — while Regina introduces …
Horse feathers, Bonnie Bryant
Stevie Lake entered a contest to win a down comforter. Instead she got a new "family" — a nestful of goose eggs. But when the eggs hatch, it's love at first sight for Stevie and the goslings. Now Stevie's learning that being a mum is hard work: the goslings want to go everywhere Stevie goes, even to Pine …
Pack trip, Bonnie Bryant
Carole, Stevie, and Lisa are thrilled when they get a call from their friend Kate from The Bar None Ranch. Kate has an offer for them: Would the girls like to go on a pack trip in the mountains? The answer is an enthusiastic yes! When they meet the other riders, they couldn't be happier. Lisa feels instantly …
Stray horse, Bonnie Bryant
Something's wrong at home and Lisa feels powerless every time her parents get angry at her or at each other. When CARL, the County Animal Rescue League, puts out an SOS for volunteers, Lisa knows she's found a place where she'll be appreciated. Before long, a stray horse named P.J. steals her heart. But just …
Trail ride, Bonnie Bryant
Lisa Atwood and Carole Hanson are going to the Bar None Ranch to see their friend Kate. Of course, the Bar None means horses, but this year there's also a cool archaeological dig going on nearby, and the girls are frequent visitors to the site. They're having a perfect trip — and what better way to enjoy it …
Undertow, Michael Buckley
A sixteen-year-old girl is caught in an epic clash of civilizations when a society of undersea warriors marches out of the ocean into modern-day Coney Island.
The last night of the earth poems, Charles Bukowski
Poems deal with writing, death and immortality, literature, city life, illness, war, and the past.
Where the heart is, Darcy (Romance fiction writer) Burke
Breaking free from her structured life, Chloe English quits her high-powered job and moves across the country to work as an art teacher. The simple life is all she hoped it would be until her house burns down, leaving her homeless. When a handsome firefighter swoops in to save the day, she can't believe her …
A lie about my father, John Burnside
He had his final heart attack in the Silver Band Club in Corby, somewhere between the bar and the cigarette machine. A foundling; a fantasist; a morose, threatening drinker who was quick with his hands, he hadn't seen his son for years. And for all those years the two estranged men had been falling — each at …
The healer, Allison Butler
An outcast in her own home for as long as she can remember, Lynelle Fenwick will do anything to earn her father's approval. Including exaggerating her healing skills, and setting off alone to rescue her step-brother from a band of raiding Scots. Living under a curse that has haunted the Closeburn Clan for …
The thief, Allison Butler
From Allison Butler, bestselling author of The Healer, comes a sexy new Scottish romance about a man in search of a bride, a woman in search of a home and an inconvenient attraction that can't be denied. To fulfil his father's dying wish, Border laird Lachlan Elliot must marry and sire a legitimate heir, …
Mist of midnight, Sandra Byrd
Rebecca Ravenshaw, daughter of missionaries, spent most of her life in India. Following the death of her family in the Indian Mutiny, Rebecca returns to claim her family estate in Hampshire, England. Upon her return, people are surprised to see her — less than a year earlier, an imposter had arrived with an …
In love and war: nursing heroes, Liz Byrski
In the aftermath of the Battle of Britain, airmen filled a small town where pioneering plastic surgeon Archibald McIndoe established revolutionary surgical and therapeutic treatments. For the child Liz Byrski, growing up in East Grinstead, the burnt faces of these airmen filled her nightmares. In her late …
At Bluebonnet Lake, Amanda Cabot
Marketing maven Kate Sherwood's world is fast-paced, challenging, and always changing. The last thing she wants to do is slow down to a crawl at Rainbow's End, a dilapidated resort in the Texas Hill Country. But she cannot deny her ailing grandmother's request to visit the place where she and her deceased …
In Firefly Valley, Amanda Cabot
Marisa St. George accepts a position as business manager at the struggling Rainbow's End, a dilapidated resort in the Texas Hill Country. The only silver lining is Blake Kendall, a new guest who is making her believe in love at first sight. But will her dreams of happily-ever-after be turned upside down when …
Quirkyalone: a manifesto for uncompromising romantics, Sasha Cagen
A person who enjoys being single (but is not opposed to being in a relationship) and generally prefers to be alone rather than date for the sake of being in a couple. With unique traits and an optimistic spirit; a sensibility that transcends relationship status. Also adj. Of, relating to, or embodying …
Folly, Stella Cameron
Following the breakdown of her marriage, Alex Duggins has returned to her picturesque hometown of Folly-on-Weir in the Cotswolds in order to start afresh. But you can't outrun the past, as Alex is about to discover when she stumbles across a frosted corpse buried in the snow.
Daddy, stop talking!: & other things my kids want but won't be getting, Adam Carolla
The comedian, actor, and television host draws on his own childhood as a cautionary tale to demonstrate to parents what they must do if they don't want to have to support their kids forever.
Bulldozers, Aaron Carr
The Mighty Machines series examines the most interesting big machines people use to carry out larger-than-life tasks. Kids will learn about the mechanisms and uses of these big machines. Filled with vivid photos and fascinating facts, this series is sure to engage beginning readers.
Dump trucks, Aaron Carr
From monster trucks to jumbo jets, young readers will love learning about the world's most exciting machinery in the Mighty Machines series. Filled with vivid photos and fascinating facts, this series is sure to engage young readers as they learn about the mechanisms and uses of these incredible big machines…
Excavators, Aaron Carr
Excavators are machines that help dig and move earth. There are different kinds of sizes of excavators. Bucket-wheel excavators are some of the biggest machines ever built. Excavators is part of the Let's Read collection of media enhanced books designed for children ages 5 to 7.
Jumbo jets, Aaron Carr
In Jumbo jets, readers learn that jumbo jets are very big machines, some jumbo jets can fly more than 8,000 miles without refuelling, and can carry hundreds of people.
Tractors, Aaron Carr
Different kinds of tractors are shown being used to perform different types of work in colourful pictures with suitable text for beginning readers.
Trucks, Aaron Carr
A Virgin River Christmas, Robyn Carr
Last Christmas Marcie Sullivan said a final goodbye to her husband, Bobby. This Christmas she's come to Virgin River to find the man who saved his life and gave her three more years to love him. Fellow marine Ian Buchanan dragged Bobby's shattered body onto a medical transport in Fallujah four years ago, then…
Happily ever after: companion to the Selection series, Kiera Cass
For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels. To live in a palace and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon. But for America Singer, being Selected…
The heir, Kiera Cass
Princess Eadlyn has grown up hearing endless stories about how her mother and father met. Twenty years ago, America Singer entered the Selection and won the heart of Prince Maxon — and they lived happily ever after. Eadlyn has always found their fairy-tale story romantic, but she has no interest in trying to …
The queen, Kiera Cass
Before America Singer's story began, another girl came to the palace to compete for the hand of a different prince… Don't miss this digital original novella set in the captivating world of Kiera Cass's #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series. This prequel story takes place before the events of The …
Always, Abigail, Nancy J. Cavanaugh
Abigail and her two best friends are poised for a life of pom-poms and popularity. But not only does Abigail end up in a different homeroom, she doesn't make the squad. Then everyone's least favourite teacher pairs Abigail up with the school's biggest outcast, Gabby Marco, for a year-long "Friendly Letter …
Tiny pretty things, Sona Charaipotra & Dhonielle Clayton.
Black Swan meets Pretty Little Liars in this soapy, drama-packed novel featuring diverse characters who will do anything to be the prima at their elite ballet school. Gigi, Bette, and June, three top students at an exclusive Manhattan ballet school, have seen their fair share of drama. Free-spirited new girl …
The waste not, want not cookbook: save food, save money, and save the planet, Cinda Chavich
Imagine going to the supermarket and buying three bags full of food but then dropping one in the parking lot before driving away. With the amount of food we waste, it's like we all do the equivalent of that every single week. Forty percent of food is wasted in North America. When you drop leftovers into the …
Somebody on this bus is going to be famous, J. B. Cheaney
The story opens with a bus accident on a torrentially rainy night and the promise that one character will be famous by book's end; she then rewinds nine months with news of a robbery in the sleepy Hidden Acres subdivision. But these early tinges of suspense wind up being peripheral as the novel unfolds. Over …
Five little monkeys storybook treasury, Eileen Christelow
This treasury features a special introduction and five full-length picture books as well as a lesson on how to draw your own fabulous monkeys.
Sleeping murder, Agatha Christie
Gwenda Reed arrives from New Zealand, travelling ahead of her husband with the task of finding the perfect place to make their base. In the quiet village of Dilmouth, she finds a house with immediate appeal. A few renovations will convert it into her ideal home.Then things get very strange indeed…
They do it with mirrors, Agatha Christie
Miss Marple is told that her old friend, Carrie, is in danger and she goes to stay with her at Stoneygates, a home for maladjusted adolescents. While she is there, tragedy strikes as Carrie's step-son, Christian Gulbrandsen, is shot dead. There are at least seven suspects and two more murders follow. But the …
Witness for the prosecution, Agatha Christie
When wealthy spinster Emily French is found murdered, suspicion falls to Leonard Vole, the man to whom she hastily bequeathed her riches before she died. Leonard assures the investigators that his wife, Romaine Heilger can provide them with an alibi. However, when questioned, Romaine informs the police that …
The Bane chronicles, Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson.
10 stories about immortal warlock Magnus Bane have been brought together for the first time, along with a bonus never-before-seen tale and comic-strip illustrations. A fan-favourite character from Cassandra Clare's Shadowhunter Chronicles, Magnus features in The Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, Tales…
The voicemail of Magnus Bane, Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson.
A short story about Magnus Bane, the enigmatic warlock from Cassandra Clare's bestselling series The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices.
Lessons for idle tongues, Charlie Cochrane
Cambridge, 1910. Amateur detectives Jonty Stewart and Orlando Coppersmith seem to have nothing more taxing on their plate than locating a missing wooden cat and solving the dilemma of seating thirteen for dinner. But one of the guests brings a conundrum: a young woman has been found dead, and her boyfriend is…
Lessons for suspicious minds, Charlie Cochrane
In the innocent pre-war days, an invitation to stay at the stately country home of a family friend means a new case for amateur sleuths Jonty Stewart and Orlando Coppersmith. In fact, with two apparently unrelated suicides to investigate there, a double chase is on. But things never run smoothly for the …
Second helpings, Charlie Cochrane
Stuart Collins's life might as well have ended a year ago when his partner died in a car crash. Even Stuart's widowed father has found new love with an old friend, Isabel Franklin, so why can't Stuart be bothered to try? Then he gets a phone call from Isabel's son, Paul, who wants to check out whether or not …
Dragonfang, Paul Collins
The long-awaited sequel to Dragonlinks. Five pentagram gems. Two people want them. Only one can have them. Fantasy set in the imaginary land of Q'zar, in which Countess Jelindel disguises herself as a young man, Jaelin, and works as an assistant navigator on a sailing ship in an attempt to find the pentacle …
Dragonsight, Paul Collins
Daretor and Zimak seek to recover the lost Dragonsight jewel, the left eye of the Sacred One (an ancient dragon). To focus their attentions on the quest, all three have been infected with a deadly poison, the only antidote to which is held by King Amida.
The taste of lightning, Kate Constable
A thrilling adventure set within a storm of secrecy. Tansy, Perrin, and Skir could hardly be more different — a laundry-maid, a swordsman and a young Priest-King whose countries are at war. But their frantic escape from Arvestel thrusts them together. Pursued by soldiers, haunted by the Witch-Woman's sinister…
The genius of flexibility: the smart way to stretch and strengthen your body, Bob (Robert) Cooley
Presents the author's breakthrough system of resistance stretching, showing readers — athletes, runners, body builders, and couch potatoes alike — how to tap into the energy pathways within the body while strengthening and elongating the muscles.
Mom in the movies: the iconic screen mothers you love (and a few you love to hate), Richard Corliss
Featuring more than one hundred photographs and film stills, a guide to mothers in film, presented by a film historian and critic and Turner Classic Movies, shows the many ways that Hollywood has celebrated, vilified, and poked good fun at mothers.
Depraved heart, Patricia Daniels Cornwell
Dr. Kay Scarpetta is working a suspicious death scene in Cambridge, Massachusetts when an emergency alert sounds on her phone. A video link lands in her text messages and seems to be from her computer genius niece Lucy. But how can it be? It's clearly a surveillance film of Lucy taken almost twenty years ago…
Flesh and blood, Patricia Daniels Cornwell
It's a sunny morning in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and also Dr. Kay Scarpetta's birthday. She's about to head to Miami for a vacation with Benton Wesley, her FBI profiler husband, when she notices seven pennies on a wall behind their home. Is this a kids' game? And if so, why are all of the coins dated 1981 …
The man who died twice, George Harmon Coxe
To steal a Caribbean inheritance, an American impersonates a prodigal son. Though his name is Duncan Ward, he lands in Barbados with a passport reading 'Jim MacQuade'. The MacQuade family meets him at the airport with open arms, welcoming home the son who left the Caribbean over a decade earlier. Duncan knows…
The far end of happy , Kathryn Craft
Ronnie's husband is supposed to move out today. But when Jeff pulls into the driveway drunk, with a shotgun in the front seat, she realizes nothing about the day will go as planned. The next few hours spiral down in a flash, unlike the slow disintegration of their marriage. And whatever part of that painful …
The sock thief, Ana Crespo
Brazilian boy Felipe doesn't have a soccer ball. So, when it's his turn to take one to school, he uses a little bit of creativity … and a few socks. Felipe is the sock thief. Along the way, Felipe leaves delicious mangoes in exchange for the socks he steals.
Whatever life throws at you, Julie Cross
Seventeen-year-old Annie Lucas's life is completely upended the moment her dad returns to the major leagues as the new pitching coach for the Kansas City Royals. Now she's living in Missouri (too cold), attending an all-girls school (no boys), and navigating the strange world of professional sports. But Annie…
Anyone but you, Jennifer Crusie
For Nina Askew, turning forty means freedom from the ex-husband, freedom from their stuffy suburban home, freedom to focus on what she wants for a change. And what she wants is something her ex always vetoed — a puppy. A bouncy, adorable puppy. Instead she gets… Fred. Overweight, middle-aged, a bit smelly …
Be mine, Jennifer Crusie, Victoria Dahl, Shannon Stacy.
Join bestselling authors Jennifer Crusie, Victoria Dahl and Shannon Stacey for three sexy stories about finding the one you love. SIZZLE by Jennifer Crusie. Business takes a backseat when successful ad executive Emily Tate meets Richard Parker. He's an accountant who's been sent to keep her in line and under …
Charlie all night, Jennifer Crusie
Dumped by her boyfriend and demoted from WBBB's prime-time spot, radio producer Allie McGuffey has nowhere to go but up. She plans to make her comeback by turning temporary DJ Charlie Tenniel into a household name. And if he's willing to help cure her breakup blues with a rebound fling, that's an added bonus…
Mrs. Poe, Lynn Cullen
Struggling to support her family in mid-19th-century New York, writer Frances Osgood makes an unexpected connection with literary master Edgar Allan Poe and finds her survival complicated by her intense attraction to the writer and the scheming manipulations of his wife.
The age of selfishness: Ayn Rand, morality, and the financial crisis, Darryl Cunningham
Using Rand's biography to illuminate the policies that led to the economic crash in the U.S. and in Europe and the global financial crisis of 2008, Cunningham shows how her philosophy continues to affect today's politics and policies, starting with her most noted disciple, economist Alan Greenspan (former …
Well-balanced world changer: a field guide for staying sane while doing good, Sarah Cunningham
What happens when idealism and reality crash into each other (and you)? If you have ever passionately invested yourself in living your faith, championing a cause, or representing some noble ideal, you've probably experienced a faceoff between idealism and reality. Society often recognizes its deficits — …
Runaway lies, Shannon Curtis
Their relationship is built on a bed of lies but can he trust his heart in order to save her life? Darcy Montgomery is on the run. She must hide until she can testify in a shocking court case involving her former employer, but so far the witness protection program has only brought more danger. Any hopes of …
Coming rain, Stephen Daisley
They returned to the main part of the shed and it was Lew's turn to sharpen his cutters. The woolshed now bright and well lit. Painter walked to his stand and connected the handpiece to the down-rod. He drizzled oil over the comb and the cutter, adjusted the tension and pulled the rope to engage the running …
Red berries, white clouds, blue sky, Sandra Dallas
After Pearl Harbor is bombed by the Japanese, twelve-year-old Tomi and her Japanese-American family are split up and forced to leave their California home to live in internment camps in New Mexico and Colorado.
Pool, Justin D'Ath
Something strange has happened to the public swimming pool in New Lourdes, Victoria. When sixteen-year-old Wolfgang McQueen takes a summer job at the pool, he is drawn into a mystery which will change his life forever.
The barrel burglary, Terry Deary
A story of the old soldiers who made up the Home Guard, and the young people who helped them. The Home Guard of a small town need supplies but the local factory owner won't help. So they decide to use unconventional methods…
The phantom farm, Terry Deary
With food scarce and rationing taking hold, plenty of people turned to the black market to get more than their share. In this tale, a girl finds herself mixed up in a spiv's illegal dealings — and what is the secret of the haunted farm?
The red tent, Anita Diamant
Her name is Dinah. In the Bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that tell of her father, Jacob, and his twelve sons. Told in Dinah's voice, Anita Diamant imagines the traditions and turmoils of ancient womanhood — the world of …
Crazy paving, Louise Doughty
A terrorist bombing campaign in London is not the greatest problem for secretaries Annette, Joan and Helly. Their boss is a more immediate danger, and strange accidents keep happening, but as events around them unfold they are forced to be heroines as well.
Dance with me, Louise Doughty
A man dies a week after re-writing his will. In it, he has left everything he owns to a woman he has known for only three weeks. As Bet investigates Peter's past, she discovers that her ex-lover was not all that he seemed… In a crumbling office block, another woman has a different sort of ghost to confront…
Honey-dew, Louise Doughty
A brutal murder punctures the tranquillity of a rural idyll: a middle-aged couple are found stabbed to death; their teenaged daughter is missing. Where is Gemma? demands the headline of the Rutland Record. Alison, chief reporter, endeavours to unravel the truth and in doing so must confront the shadows of her…
Girl in the moonlight, Charles Dubow
The author of Indiscretion returns with a scorching tale of love, passion, and obsession, about one man's all-consuming desire for a beautiful, bewitching, and beguiling woman. Since childhood, Wylie Rose has been drawn to the charming, close-knit Bonet siblings. But none affected him more than the enchanting…
Ten popes who shook the world, Eamon Duffy
Vivid stories of the ten popes the author judges "the most influential in history," including St. Peter, the Rock upon whom the Catholic Church was built, and follows with Leo the Great (fifth century), Gregory the Great (sixth century), Gregory VII (eleventh century), Innocent III (thirteenth century), Paul …
Not that kind of girl: a young woman tells you what she's "learned", Lena Dunham
If I could take what I've learned and make one menial job easier for you, or prevent you from having the kind of sex where you feel you must keep your sneakers on in case you want to run away during the act, then every misstep of mine was worthwhile. I'm already predicting my future shame at thinking I had …
Hope and other luxuries: a mother's life with a daughter's anorexia, Clare B. Dunkle
Clare Dunkle seemed to have an ideal life — two beautiful, high-achieving teenage daughters, a loving husband, and a satisfying and successful career as a children's book novelist. But it's when you let down your guard that the ax falls. Just after one daughter successfully conquered her depression, another …
BooBoo, Olivier Dunrea
BooBoo the gosling likes to eat from morning until night and thinks everything is good food. Well, almost everything!
Gossie, Olivier Dunrea
Gossie is a gosling who likes to wear bright red boots every day, no matter what she is doing, and so she is heartbroken the day the boots are missing and she can't find them anywhere.
Gossie & Gertie, Olivier Dunrea
Gossie and Gertie are best friends and everywhere Gossie goes, Gertie goes too — except when she doesn't, and sometimes that's even better
Peedie, Olivier Dunrea
A little goose named Peedie tends to forget everything including where to find his lucky red baseball cap.
The world within: a novel of Emily Brontè, Jane Eagland
The most mysterious Bronte sister steps into the light in this must-read novel for fans of Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre. Emily Brontè loves her sisters, responsible Charlotte and quiet Anne, and her brother, tempestuous Branwell. She loves the moors that stretch all around the little village of Haworth, …
Yours for eternity: a love story on death row, Damien Echols & Lorri Davis.
Yours for Eternity is an intimate look at the extraordinary love story between Damien Echols and Lorri Davis, who met and married while Echols author of the New York Times bestseller Life After Death served nearly eighteen years on death row.
Big Rock and the Masked Avenger, Jim Eldridge
Jack knows every wrestling move there is to know, and his dreams come true when he's recruited as a training assistant to Waldo's Wrestling Trolls. Little does Jack know that he's actually part troll, and that when his new family is in trouble he morphs into the terrifying Thud! He'll have to rescue …
The final showdown, Jim Eldridge
Lord Veto has been kidnapped and is being held at the dreaded Mount Doom. But now Jack knows the shocking truth — that his arch enemy is in fact his grandfather — he can't just abandon him. So the gang find themselves on the most unexpected mission of all: to save Lord Veto. But are they walking straight into…
The giant rumble, Jim Eldridge
Waldo's Wrestling Trolls are back, and they're ready to rumble! But the villainous Lord Veto has other plans. Challenged to a Giant Rumble but suffering from a shortfall of wrestlers, Jack and his friends set out to find more participants for their great battle. But what starts as a fun-filled road trip in …
Hunk and Thud, Jim Eldridge
Jack is doing fantastically well as the Wrestling Trolls training coach, Big Rock is winning matches, and the group are on their way to more gold and tasty rocks than they can count. All Jack has to do is keep his alter-ego THUD! under control… Nothing ever goes smoothly for Jack and his friends though, …
Jack versus Veto, Jim Eldridge
Disaster has struck the Wrestling Trolls family. Their grumpy but much-loved friend Robin has been stolen by a nasty band of horse rustlers, and it's up to the gang to get him back. In the second story, Jack is desperate to get back inside Lord Veto's castle to rescue a treasured family heirloom left to him …
Thud in trouble, Jim Eldridge
The Wrestling Trolls are BACK, facing nasty bullies and vengeful villains. Here come the Wrestling Trolls with two great new adventures! Jack, Milo, Robin and Big Rock are back, and they have a new friend with them too — Blaze, the magical phoenix. As usual, the gang are low on money, so they plan to come …
The book of Shane. 3, Nick Eliopulos
The war is over and Erdas is rebuilding. It seems everyone is celebrating a new age of peace. Everyone except Shane. Shane wants revenge. The young Conqueror is on the hunt, tracking a target who knows his every move before it happens. He's closing in on his prey — but the closer Shane gets, the more he …
Project Rainbow, Rod Ellingworth
The hanged man, P. N. Elrod
On a freezing Christmas Eve in 1879, a forensic psychic reader is summoned from her Baker Street lodgings to the scene of a questionable death. Alexandrina Victoria Pendlebury (named after her godmother, the current Queen of England) is adamant that the death in question is a magically compromised murder and …
Orangutanka: a story in poems, Margarita Engle
All the orangutans are ready for a nap in the sleepy depths of the afternoon all except one. Written in a series of linked poems in the tanka style, an ancient Japanese form of poetry.
A hopeless romantic, Harriet Evans
Laura Foster was a hopeless romantic. It was her greatest character flaw, for it was the one thing that genuinely got her into trouble! But what's wrong with seeing the world through rose-tinted glasses? But when Laura's latest relationship ends in disaster rather than a glorious sunset, she swears off men, …
The love of her life, Harriet Evans
Thirty-year-old Kate Miller fled London two years ago when her life fell apart spectacularly. Living in New York with her mother and stepfather and working half-heartedly as a literary agent, Kate must return to London when her father, a famous classical musician, undergoes a kidney transplant. She's only …
Gorillas in our midst, Richard Fairgray
Reveals that gorillas, those masters of disguise and experts at hiding, are all around us and invites the reader to seek gorillas of all ages in the illustrations, while carrying a banana just in case.
The chaos crystal, Jennifer Fallon
The Tide Lords have gathered in Jelidia to find out the secret of how to kill an immortal … Cayal in particular. Before they can do this, however, they must find the Chaos Crystal that brought them to this world. They initially head to Glaeba, where Arkady has been captured by Jaxyn. She escapes and flees …
Harshini, Jennifer Fallon
Medalon has surrendered to foreign invaders, Tarja is once more an outcast, the Defenders have scattered and their only hope is Damin Wolfblade. But Damin has his own problems — the High Prince is dead, so Damin must lift the siege on the Hythrun capital and defeat an usurper before he can come to Medalon's …
The immortal prince, Jennifer Fallon
When a routine hanging goes wrong and a murderer somehow survives the noose, the man announces he is an immortal. And not just any immortal, but Cayal, the Immortal Prince, hero of legend, thought to be only a fictional character. To most he is a figure out of the Tide Lord Tarot, the only record left on …
The magic word, Jennifer Fallon
Princess Adrina, Damin Wolfblade, the High Prince of Hythria, and tarja, the Lord Defender seem to be experiencing a time loop … reliving the same day constantly. In the dungeons being held prisoner is a young man by the name of Dirk Provin from the world of Ranadon … he has an alarming message about the …
Medalon, Jennifer Fallon
The small country of Medalon lies between the vast nation of Karien in the north and the nations of Fardohnya and Hythria in the south. For centuries the Medalonians co-existed peacefully with the Harshini, a magical race that abhors killing. But now they are gone and in their place the Sisters of the Blade …
The palace of impossible dreams, Jennifer Fallon
'Just remember eternity is a long time to be watching over your shoulder … ' Branded and sold into slavery in Senestra Arkady holds out little hope of being rescued. She turns to her new owner for help … but learning the truth about him may cost them their lives. Jaxyn's plans hit a snag when he realises …
Treason Keep, Jennifer Fallon
On the brink of death, R'shiel, the Demon Child, is taken to the Harshini haven of Sanctuary, where crucial decisions are being made. The Harshini will not survive long enough for another demon child to reach maturity, even if such a child was born tomorrow. Can R'shiel's life be saved? On Medalon's northern …
Warlord, Jennifer Fallon
Marla Wolfblade's world has been shattered by the death of both her beloved court'esa and her husband. But as she plans to take her revenge against Alija Eaglespike, the woman who forced Elezaar to betray her, a foolish deal she made years ago with the Assassins' Guild comes back to haunt her . Marla suddenly…
Warrior, Jennifer Fallon
Marla Wolfblade is effectively ruling Hythria in her brother's name. And ruling it well. The country is stable, there is peace and prosperity and even her nemesis, Alija Eaglespike, High Arrion of the Sorcerers' Collective, appears to have given up on her attempts to have her own husband elevated to the …
Wolfblade, Jennifer Fallon
Marla Wolfblade, princess of Hythria, is determined to restore her family to its former power and glory. But Hythria is a fiercely patriarchal society, and Marla knows power may only be gained through a man. Narrowly avoiding an arranged marriage to the King of Fardohnya, she instead marries Laran, Warlord of…
Fade, Claire Farrell
Cara Kelly should have left the faery realm now that it has a king to rule all, but nothing is that simple. The real king is trapped in the Fade, and Cara's journey is just beginning. Guilt-ridden by the fact Brendan's soul was sacrificed for hers, she's determined not to desert him after his one pure act of …
Soul, Claire Farrell
A novel inspired by the short story collection, One Night with the Fae. Soul is the first in a brand new series by Claire Farrell. Cara Kelly's life is going nowhere when she's lured to a faery festival. There she sees darkness and magic, madness and lust, and she comes out the other side with new eyes and an…
Usurper, Claire Farrell
It's been a year since Cara returned to the human realm with her daughter, and the fae have come knocking again. The game of kings is still being played, power is the ultimate prize, and Scarlet is an asset every court wishes to acquire. As Sadler?s next move is revealed to be his deadliest yet, and Scarlet's…
The storm murders, John Farrow
On the day after a massive blizzard, two policemen are called to an isolated farm house sitting all by itself in the middle of a pristine snow-blanketed field. Inside the lonely abode are two dead people. But there are no tracks in the snow leading either to the house or away. What happened here? Is this a …
Boredom busters: over 50 awesome activities, recipes, experiments and more for children aged 7 years +, Caroline Fernandez
50+ activities to entertain kids at home, in the classroom and even on holiday! Let's get crafty! You will never be bored again with the brilliant things to make and do in Boredom Busters. The book is divided into five themed chapters: Art, Craft, Science, Food and Travel. Art Activities shows you how to …
Body magic, John Fisher
An entertaining handbook of magic tricks you can perform without fancy, costly equipment. Would you believe that you could ask a full-grown man to hold a penny for you and then tell him to drop it and finds he can't, hard as he may try? In what is undoubtedly the most original magic book of our time, John …
The complete Hush, Hush saga, Becca Fitzpatrick
A gripping saga that chronicles the destiny of Nora and Patch from the beginning of their relationship to the dire events — and forces — that threaten to tear them apart.
Superego, Frank J. Fleming
Can a genetically engineered psychopath grow a conscience, get the girl, and save the galaxy? The experimental programme that gave Rico the high intelligence and lightning reflexes he needs as a hit man for a galactic crime syndicate left him incapable of internalizing moral imperatives everyone one else …
The lady in the veil, Leah Fleming
'I found the photograph album by chance when we were clearing out the old coach house. It must have been sitting on the garage shelf for years among all the other family rejects.' When a woman finds a lost photo album in a garage clearout, she is drawn to the images of her ancestors. But one image in …
The book of lost & found, Lucy Foley
In many ways, my life has been rather like a record of the lost and found. Perhaps all lives are like that. It's when life started in earnest. Hertfordshire, 1928 The paths of Tom and Alice collide against a haze of youthful, carefree exuberance. There's champagne and excitement, but above all there's the …
I was here, Gayle Forman
This characteristically powerful novel follows eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds in the months following her best friend's shocking suicide. As Cody numbly searches for answers as to why Meg took her own life, she begins a journey of self-discovery which takes her to a terrifying precipice, and forces her to …
Ferrari 308, 328 & 348: the complete story, Robert Foskett
Ferrari 308, 328 and 348 traces the complete story of the four models of Ferrari's V8-powered sports cars between 1973 and 1995 the cars that broke Ferrari out of the V6 and V12 moulds, with the V8 becoming Ferrari's most popular engine choice in the final decade of the twentieth century. The book covers the …
Fantasy, Lori Foster
Sebastian Sinclair would do anything for a worthy cause, even if it means putting on a monkey suit and being auctioned off in front of a group of rich and raunchy women. Sebastian hates being treated like a sex object, but knowing that the money raised was going to help abused women — a cause dear to his …
When Bruce met Cyn… , Lori Foster
Bruce Kelly has spent most of his life helping people who are down on their luck, guiding them toward making better lives. Compassionate and kind, Bruce understands that everyone makes mistakes, even if he's never actually done anything but colour inside the lines. Nobody's perfect, but Bruce is about to meet…
Yule be mine, Lori Foster
A collection of four love stories about Christmas. Booker Dean knows exactly what he wants for Christmas: his next-door neighbour, Frances Kennedy. And he's got a gift planned for her that involves lots of delicious unwrapping. Officer Parker Ross hates Christmas, while Lily Donaldson lives for it. But he's …
How to get a good job after 50: a step-by-step guide to job search success, Rupert French
This practical guide for job seekers over 50 makes use of proven strategies that the author has developed in over 20 years as a leading job search specialist. It encourages a pro-active, time-efficient, self-managed approach, guaranteed to enable job seekers to find and win the job they want.
Bound by flames, Jeaniene Frost
The climactic third novel in New York Times bestselling author Jeaniene Frost's Night Prince series finds Vlad and his newly turned bride, Leila, at odds with each other — and vulnerable to the one vampire powerful enough to end the Dark Prince's reign. Leila's years on the carnie circuit were certainly an …
Beowulf: the script book, Neil Gaiman & Roger Avery
In the able hands of #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Roger Avary a timeless classic adventure takes on a astonishing new life. Here are the initial draft and final shooting script of the star-studded blockbuster film from Paramount Pictures and Academy …
Eternity's wheel, Neil Gaiman, Mallory Reaves, Michael Reaves.
The heart-pounding conclusion to the InterWorld series, by award-winning writers Neil Gaiman, Michael Reaves and Mallory Reaves. As the threat of FrostNight looms ever closer, Joey Harker seeks out more of his fellow Walkers across the Altiverse, training them as fast as he can. But even a solid team of …
The facts in the case of the departure of Miss Finch, story by Neil Gaiman ; art by Michael Zulli ; lettering and script adaptation by Todd Klein
Presents a tale of Miss Finch, an exacting woman befallen by mystery and abduction deep under the streets of London. This novel combines the author's trademark magic realism with longtime collaborator Michael Zulli's paintings.
You can draw anything, Kim Gamble
One of Australia's most popular picture-book illustrators shows you how you can draw anything you want to. Kim's stories, jokes and examples make his approach to drawing intriguing, effective and fun. Ideal for children aged 8 — 12 years.
I is for infidel: from holy war to holy terror: 18 years inside Afghanistan, Kathy Gannon
Presents a history of Afghanistan and its people, from the Soviet occupation to the present day.
An October Bride, Katie Ganshert
Amazing applications and perfect programs, Clive Gifford
Amazing Applications and Perfect Programs explores operating systems, computer programs, sorting and storing files, databases, and the programs that allow users to have fun with words, pictures and sounds. The computers that are used in schools, homes and businesses around the world rely on computer programs…
Awesome algorithms and creative coding, Clive Gifford
Awesome Algorithms and Creative Coding explores how computers work and explains how to think in a logical way. The bright and engaging design guides readers through clear explanations of binary code, simple algorithms and computer language. With real-life examples readers learn about the development of coding…
Computer networks, Clive Gifford
Computer Networks looks at how computer technology has changed the way we work, communicate, learn and have fun. Explore the World Wide Web, search engines, email, social media — all of which have become part of our everyday lives. The bright and engaging design guides readers with clear explanations of …
The enlightenment of Nina Findlay, Andrea Gillies
Growing up in a Scottish village, best friends with the boys next door, Nina Findlay thinks her life will unfold like an old folktale. She ends up marrying one of those boys, remaining best friends with the other. For many years the three of them assure themselves that the triangle is stable. The triangle is …
Hold the dark, William Giraldi
Wolves have come for the children of Keelut. Three children have been taken from this isolated Alaskan village, including the six-year-old boy of Medora and Vernon Slone. Wolf expert Russell Core arrives in Keelut to investigate the killings and learns of the horrifying darkness at the heart of Medora. When …
Beguiled, Deeanne Gist and J. Mark Bertrand.
Rylee Monroe walks dogs in old-money Charleston, a part of the city recently targeted by a daring thief. Logan Woods works the crime beat for the local paper but dreams of a life as a nonfiction writer. When the string of robberies takes a strange twist, Logan sees the making of a once-in-a-lifetime book that…
A bride most begrudging, Deeanne Gist
When Lady Constance Morrow finds herself held against her will aboard a ship bound for the American colonies — a ship filled with "tobacco brides" and felons — she is quite sure that as soon as she arrives she will find a reasonable man who will believe her father is an earl and send her back on the next ship…
Love on the line, Deeanne Gist
In 1904 Texas Ranger Luke Palmer arrives in Brenham, Texas, with one goal — to capture the gang of outlaws led by Frank Comer. Undercover as a telephone repairman, he uses his days on the range to search, not realizing there's another pair of eyes watching him. Georgie Gail, switchboard operator and birder, …
Maid to match, Deeanne Gist
From the day she arrives at the Biltmore, Tillie Reese is dazzled by the riches of the Vanderbilts and by Mack Danvers, a mountain man turned footman. When Tillie is enlisted to help tame Mack's rugged behaviour by tutouring him in the ways of refined society, the resulting sparks threaten Tillie's efforts to…
Tempest in the white city: an eshort prelude to It happened at the fair, Deeanne Gist
Hunter Scott is one of the elite. An 1893 Chicago World's Fair guard specifically chosen for his height, physique, character, and ability to serve and protect. When he is overcome with debilitating abdominal pain, Hunter stumbles to the Fair's infirmary only to discover the doctor is female — who ever heard …
Tiffany Girl, Deeanne Gist
As preparations for the 1893 World's Fair set Chicago and the nation on fire, Louis Tiffany, heir to the exclusive Fifth Avenue jewelry empire, seizes the opportunity to unveil his state-of-the-art, stained glass, mosaic chapel, the likes of which the world has never seen. But when Louis's dream is threatened…
Fishbowl, Matthew Glass
Fishbowl tells the story of a social media start-up, from its origins in a Stanford dorm room to the world's biggest ever IPO. Three Stanford undergraduates set up Fishbowl, a meta-networking site that allows people to connect with others who share their interests. What begins as an experimental website soon …
I think you'll find it's a bit more complicated than that: selected writing, Ben Goldacre
The very best journalism from one of Britain's most admired and outspoken science writers, author of the bestselling Bad Science and Bad Pharma. In 'Bad Science', Ben Goldacre hilariously exposed the tricks that quacks and journalists use to distort science. In 'Bad Pharma', he put the $600 billion global …
A Christmas scandal, Jane Goodger
Dashing, debonair, and completely irresistible, Edward Hollings has all of Newport buzzing — and to Maggie Pierce's surprise, she alone has caught his eye. But when the handsome earl returns to England without proposing, a devastated Maggie knows she must forget him. Life only gets worse for Maggie, as all her…
A Christmas waltz, Jane Goodger
To Lady Amelia Wellesley, it seems utterly romantic to surprise her dashing fiancé at his home in Texas so the two can marry by Christmas. But Amelia's surprise goes awry when Carson Kitteridge calls off their wedding as soon as she arrives, leaving Amelia in disgrace…
The spinster bride, Jane Goodger
Mr. Charles Norris needs help finding a wife For he has the unfortunate habit of falling for each Season's loveliest debutante, only to have his heart broken when she weds another. Surely Lady Marjorie Penwhistle can help him. She's sensible, clever, knows the ton, and must marry a peer, which he is not.
When a duke says I do, Jane Goodger
Miss Elsie Stanhope resided in Nottinghamshire, an area so rich in titled gentlemen, so felicitous for marriage-minded mamas, it was called 'the Dukeries'. Indeed, Elsie had been betrothed since childhood to the heir of a dukedom. She had no expectation it would be a love match. Still less that she would …
When a lord needs a lady, Jane Goodger
An English lord disguised as a valet travels to Brighton in search of a rich woman to save his estate and inadvertently falls in love with an American heiress pretending to be a lady's maid.
The life of houses, Lisa Gorton
The Life of Houses explores, with a poet's eye for detail, the hidden tensions in an old established Australian family that has lived for generations in a large house in a coastal town in south-eastern Australia. These tensions come to the surface when the granddaughter Kit is sent by her mother to spend a …
Too cold for a tutu, Mini Goss
'Wake up, Stella, let's go out and play!' said Barry. He put on his new Nanna-knitted cardigan, and Stella put on her new made-by-Nanna tutu. 'It's way too cold for a tutu!' said Barry. 'It's never too cold for a tutu!' said Stella. An irresistible story about creative play and the joy of dressing up…
Mastering Japanese kanji, Glen Nolan. Grant
This is a comprehensive, self-study workbook for learning Japanese characters. Mastering Japanese Kanji can help you greatly reduce the time and effort involved in learning to read Japanese and write Japanese. It does so by introducing a method that is both effective and easy to use in memorizing the meanings…
The league of beastly dreadfuls, Holly Grant ; pictures by Josie Portillo.
Anastasia, nearly eleven, is snatched from her elementary school and sent to live at a former insane asylum with two great-aunts she had never met after being told that her parents died in a tragic vacuum cleaner accident.
How does GPS work, Leon Gray
Describes what GPS is, its beginnings as a military system, and its many modern uses, such as catching criminals, predicting earthquakes, and creating maps.
The promise of Palm Grove, Shelley Shepard. Gray
A young Amish woman finds herself torn between the man she's pledged to wed and the man her heart desires.
Aircraft carriers of the United States Navy: rare photographs from wartime archives, Michael Green
In 1922 the US Navy commissioned its first small experimental aircraft carrier. This was followed into service by two much larger and capable carriers in 1927 with five more being built prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor including three large Yorktown class. To take the offensive against the …
Monkey red monkey blue, Nicki Greenberg
Everybody has gone to bed … but not Monkey Blue and not Monkey Red. They decide to have a WILD midnight feast instead! How much mess can two cheeky monkeys make and will Chameleon show his true colours?
Teddy took the train, Nicki Greenberg
Dot loves Teddy, and Teddy loves Dot. So when Teddy goes missing, she misses him a lot! But Teddy is a brave bear. What wonderful adventures will he have when he rides away on the train? Will there be picnics? Will there be parties? Will he have time for a nap? And most importantly, will he find his way home …
Reasons to stay alive, Matt Haig
'I want life. I want to read it and write it and feel it and live it. I want, for as much of the time as possible in this blink-of-an-eye existence we have, to feel all that can be felt. I hate depression. I am scared of it. Terrified, in fact. But at the same time, it has made me who I am. And if — for me — …
Fearless in high heels, Gemma Halliday
Morning sickness sucks. Which is why fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer has spent the last six weeks being a couch potato and Moonlight vampire movie devotee. But when Maddie's best friends finally convince her to venture out, Maddie stumbles on a dead body of a girl who has been bitten on…
Past crimes, Glen Erik. Hamilton
Van Shaw was raised to be a thief, but at eighteen he suddenly broke all ties to that life and joined the military abandoning his illicit past and the career-criminal grandfather who taught him the trade. Now, after ten years of silence, his grandfather has asked him to come home to Seattle. But when Van …
Lords of the sky: fighter pilots and air combat, from the Red Baron to the F-16, Dan Hampton
By the New York Times bestselling author of Viper Pilot, former USAF F-16 legend Dan Hampton tells the thrilling story of how fighter pilots have ruled the skies for 100 years, from the Red Baron to today's supersonic jets.
Home: a practical and inspirational guide to retro interior design, Keeley Harris
Celebrating the perennial interest in incorporating vintage flea-market finds into interior schemes, Home is a feast of retro inspiration. With practical information on how to identify and source original vintage homewares, there is also plenty of inspiration on how to style your rooms according to your …
Home: a practical and inspirational guide to retro interior design, Keeley Harris
Celebrating the perennial interest in incorporating vintage flea-market finds into interior schemes, Home is a feast of retro inspiration. With practical information on how to identify and source original vintage homewares, there is also plenty of inspiration on how to style your rooms according to your …
Moving on, Rosie Harris
Liverpool, 1973. Reluctantly, widow Jenny Langton decides to downsize, swapping the spacious family home she shared with her late husband for a one-bedroomed retirement flat at Merseyside Mansions. It's difficult enough attempting to start anew at her age, but the antics of her wayward granddaughter Karen, …
Head over heel, Chris Harrison
A whitewashed fishing village, a shapely signorina and an infatuated Aussie — head over heels on the heel of the boot. This is Chris Harrison's award-winning story of falling in love with bella Daniela and leaving his Australian life for her sun-drenched Italian home. Starting off in her village in Puglia, …
The perfect letter, Chris Harrison
Leigh Merrill had spent ten years running away from her past. A talented young book editor on the fast track at a major publishing house, Leigh had been determined to build a life for herself in New York City — a life far from the hay-filled barns, swimming holes, and rolling hills of her grandfather's horse …
Fizzlebert stump and the girl who lifted quite heavy things, A. F. Harrold ; illustrated by Sarah Horne.
It's the great Circus of Circuses competition, and Fizzlebert Stump has no act. He's no longer the Boy Who Puts His Head In The Lion's Mouth (the lion retired) and putting his head in a crocodile's mouth instead didn't work out for some reason. Can Fizz find a new act in time? Can the Bearded Boy find his …
A brush with love: a January wedding story, Rachel Hauck
Overcoming a childhood tragedy, Ginger emerges from the pain and trauma with a gift for bringing out the beauty in others. From the top big city salons to travelling the world as personal stylist to a country music sensation, success was almost enough to make Ginger forget she would never be one of the …
Dona Nicanora's hat shop, Kirstan Hawkins
Dona Nicanora is a woman led by her dreams. She imagines adventures far beyond her small, swampy South American village, and ideally quite far away from her relentless family and neighbours. It's quite simple: what she needs is the love of a good man, and a shop full of her own beautifully handcrafted hats.
Round Ireland with a fridge, Tony Hawks
Whilst in Ireland for an International Song Competition, Tony Hawks was amazed to see a hitch-hiker, trying to thumb a lift, but with a fridge. This seemed amazingly optimistic — his Irish friends, however thought nothing of it at all. 'I had clearly arrived in a country', writes Tony, 'where the qualifications for 'eccentric' involved a great deal more than that to which I had become used'.
Hearts made whole, Jody Hedlund
After her father's death, Caroline Taylor has grown confident running the Windmill Point Lighthouse. But in 1865 Michigan, women aren't supposed to have such roles, so it's only a matter of time before the lighthouse inspector appoints a new keeper — even though Caroline has nowhere else to go and no other job…
Love unexpected, Jody Hedlund
All she's ever wanted was a home. But stranded at Presque Isle port after their steamboat sank, Emma Chambers and her brother, Ryan, couldn't be farther away from security. While Ryan at least can find work, Emma can't even find a place to stay. An unlikely solution arises when the lighthouse keeper, who …
An uncertain choice, Jody Hedlund
Due to her parents' promise at her birth, Lady Rosemarie has been prepared to become a nun on the day she turns eighteen. Then, shortly before her birthday, a friend of her father's enters the kingdom and proclaims her parents' will left a second choice?if Rosemarie can marry before the eve of her eighteenth …
Wrong way round.wrong way, Lorna Hendry
'Mate, I reckon you're going about this all wrong. For the first month, you're only going to be a day's drive from Melbourne. If it was me, I'd get her across the Nullarbor quick smart so she can't nick off home.' When Lorna Hendry, her husband James and young kids left Melbourne on a one-year trip around …
The fact or fiction behind the Romans, Peter Hepplewhite
Truth or Busted's Romans title explores popular myths and legends about one of history's most fascinating periods in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable. Alongside features such as 'Rampaging Romans' in which we learn about some of the Romans' greatest conquests, Truth or Busted …
The fact or fiction behind the Victorians, Peter Hepplewhite
Truth or Busted's Victorians title explores popular myths about the Victoria era, its people and events in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable. Alongside features such as 'Flabbergastation!' in which we discover the oddest aspects of Victorian life, Truth or Busted statements …
You're the kind of girl I write songs about, Daniel Herborn
Tim is repeating the HSC, but he's more into music than studying. He is juggling playing in a band with handing in assignments and the music is winning. Mandy is taking a year off before she starts uni. Her problem is she doesn't really know what she wants to study, so she's working (sort of) and even by her …
All Dressed Up in Love, Ruth Logan Herne
An Ordinary Epidemic, Amanda Hickie
The case of the Sin City sister, J. Lynne Hinton
Years ago, Eve heard God's call to become a nun, but her recent stint moonlighting at her father's detective agency invigorates her so much that she's wrestling with her vocation. She's working with him on a case involving a miner in New Mexico when alarming news develops: her sister Dorisanne is missing. The…
Heretic: why Islam needs a reformation now, Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Ayaan Ali Hirsi makes a powerful case that a religious Reformation is the only way to end the terrorism, sectarian warfare and the repression of women and minorities that each year claim thousands of lives throughout the Muslim world.
Ivan Lendl: the man who made Murray, Mark Hodgkinson
When Andy Murray broke the news in March 2014 that he was parting company with Ivan Lendl it caused shock waves across the world. In just over two years Lendl had turned Murray from a perennial runner-up into the most successful British tennis player since Fred Perry a winner of the US Open, Olympic Gold and …
Hop up! Wriggle over!, Elizabeth Honey
With nine baby animals in the family, every minute of the day is wild romping fun!
Once a Thief, Kay Hooper
Sleeping with Fear, Kay Hooper
How to Spy on a Shark, Lori Haskins Houran
Get the Truth, Philip Houston
Spy the Lie, Philip Houston
Arise, Tara Hudson
A stranded spirit, and a love story that crosses the divide between the living and the dead! In this hauntingly lovely sequel to Hereafter, Amelia — still trapped somewhere between life and death — continues to fight for her relationship with her mortal love, Joshua. Looking for answers, they visit some of …
Elegy, Tara Hudson
Despite everything she's lost in the last few months, Amelia's new half-life feels something like a victory. That is, until the demons of High Bridge make their ultimate move: rising from Hell and killing Wilburton's residents, one by one, to get to Amelia.
Hereafter, Tara Hudson
Can there truly be love after death? Drifting in the dark waters of a mysterious river, the only thing Amelia knows for sure is that she's dead. With no recollection of her past life — or her actual death — she's trapped alone in a nightmarish existence. All of this changes when she tries to rescue a boy, …
Martha's girls, Alrene Hughes
Belfast 1939: Martha Goulding's world is shattered by a sudden death and the outbreak of war that leaves her family facing an uncertain future. Her daughters are talented singers who join a troupe of entertainers led by Goldstein, a Polish Jew, who is determined to raise morale and money for the war effort.
On Hitler's mountain: my Nazi childhood, Irmgard A. Hunt
Reveals the creeping Nazification of Germany and shows how vulnerable, ordinary people were seduced — and cowed — by the campaigns set in train by their leaders. This book is an account of daily life under the Nazis and a portrait of a nation that lost its way.
Every Tongue Got to Confess, Zora Neale. Hurston
Mules and Men, Zora Neale. Hurston
Baby baby baby, Marilyn Janovitz
In this adorable story, little baby does various activities with each member of the family (Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, Kitty, and Puppy). Then it's time for bedtime hugs and kisses. Snuggle up close, cuddle your cheek. Whose little baby likes to, sleep sleep sleep? Entertaining and lively text coupled with …
My Homework Ate My Homework, Patrick Jennings
Afternoon Tea at the Sunflower Café, Milly Johnson
Alone: the triumph and tragedy of John Curry, Bill Jones
One winter's night in 1976, over 20 million people in Britain watched John Curry skate to Olympic glory on an ice rink in Austria. Many millions more watched around the world. Overnight he became one of the most famous men on the planet. He was awarded the OBE. He was chosen as BBC Sports Personality of the …
The Turnaround Treasure shop, Jennie Jones
Fatalistic, long divorced and doing her best to give her children a good life, Lily works two jobs in her hometown of Swallow's Fall, saving every spare cent for the day she can lease the empty corner shop on Main Street. She longs to open it as Turnaround Treasures, a second-hand shop bursting with rescued …
The Princess Who Had No Kingdom, Ursula Jones
Apex, Aer-ki. Jyr
A new dawn is coming. It's been eons since Humans controlled the universe, after their defeat by a mysterious enemy. With their downfall came a virtual dark age in which culture and technology stagnated. But now trade is once again flourishing as Human artefacts resurface throughout the galaxy…
Killing Pretty, Richard Kadrey
The unexpected crocodile, Kim Kane & Sara Acton.
Peggy's family is hosting a barbecue for their neighbours, the Dawsons. Peggy isn't too sure about those Dawson boys. But she's delighted when an unexpected crocodile invites himself to tea with unexpected consequences.
The vegetable ark: a tale of two brothers, Kim Kane ; [illustrations] Sue deGennaro.
A clever, humorous twist on Noah's Ark about a pair of brothers with two totally different approaches to a crisis.
The happiest baby guide to great sleep: simple solutions for kids from birth to 5 years, Harvey Karp
The world's #1 parenting expert debunks common myths about sleep, redefines our understanding of a child's sleep needs and presents an abundance of foolproof advice for parents that will help them get their child to sleep soundly through the night.
The improbable theory of Ana and Zak, Brian Katcher
Ana is an honor student obsessed with being successful at everything academic, Clayton is her thirteen-year-old genius brother, the youngest student in their high school and Zak is gamer who is forced to join the quiz team by his teacher — but when Clayton sneaks off to a science fiction convention in Seattle …
The Good Greek Girl, Maria Katsonis
The killing room, Christobel Kent
When private investigator Sandro Cellini is invited to attend a glamorous launch party for a luxury residence overlooking the glittering expanse of Florence, he has no idea what he's walking into. Behind the ancient and luxurious facade of Palazzo San Giorgio, there lies a series of terrible secrets; an old …
In the president's secret service: behind the scenes with agents in the line of fire and the presidents they protect, Ronald Kessler
Because Secret Service agents are sworn to secrecy, the American public rarely knows what presidents, vice presidents, presidential candidates, and Cabinet officers and their families are really like. If they did, says a former Secret Service agent, "They would scream."
Darling, You Can't Do Both, Janet Kestin
Jumblecat, Archie Kimpton
Billy Slipper is a fairly normal boy with a definitely not-so-fairly normal family. All he wants to do is add to his 'collectabillya' (an assortment of weird and wonderful objects he finds) in peace, but his cleaning-mad mum (she even clingfilms the carrots!) and his fantastically horrid twin sister have …
The beginning, Karen Kingsbury
Prequel to her novel, The Bridge, shedding light on the love story behind the bookstore and how it came to be a place of hope and encouragement.
The chalice of iImmortality, Erica Kirov
Nick Rostov's father is stricken by a Shadowkeeper's spell and lingers near death. Determined to save his father, he convinces his cousin to divulge the secret of the Chalice of Immortality which, from Shakespeare to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, has traded hands many times throughout history. Now Nick must travel …
The eternal hourglass, Erica Kirov
Nick Rostov's life is borderline embarrassing. His dad is well known as the worst magician in Las Vegas. Nick hasn't had a real friend in years. And his report card is not good at all. One F. Two Cs. One B-minus. And an A. In Health. But on Nick's thirteenth birthday his life changes forever. Awaking on the …
The pyramid of souls, Erica Kirov
Thirteen-year-old Nick Rostov and his large, extended family of Russian Magickeepers continue to battle the evil Shadowkeepers, who now seek a miniature pyramid of souls that once belonged to Edgar Allan Poe.
The dragon at the North Pole, Kate Klimo
Using magic snowshoes, cousins Jesse and Daisy travel to the North Pole to retrieve their pet dragon.
The dragon in the driveway, Kate Klimo
Cousins Jesse and Daisy, along with their pet dragon, continue their battle against the evil scientist who has plans to destroy the forest in order to find the magical golden ax that is buried there.
The dragon in the library, Kate Klimo
Dragon Keepers Jesse and Daisy, along with their dragon, Emmy, must save their friend Professor Andersson from an evil witch, who happens to be St. George the Dragon Slayer's girlfriend.
The dragon in the sea, Kate Klimo
Jesse and Daisy and their dragon friend, Emmy, try to recover a Thunder Egg from merpeople who stole it from Daisy near the Inn of the Barking Seal, where the cousins are visiting their grandmother Polly.
The dragon in the sock drawer, Kate Klimo
Ten-year-old cousins Jesse and Daisy have always wanted something magical to happen to them. So it's a dream come true when Jesse's newly found thunder egg hatches and a helpless, tiny dragon pops out. Jesse names the bright green dragon Emmy, short for Emerald.
The dragon in the volcano, Kate Klimo
Emmy the dragon is maturing and growing too large — and bored — for her quarters, but when she disappears her Keepers, cousins Jesse and Daisy, follow her trail to the Fiery Realm in hopes of bringing her home.
Leandra and Obsidian: an e-original short story, Kate Klimo
An exciting adventure featuring Emmy's parents and the origins of the second dragon egg.
Find Momo coast to coast: my dog is taking a road trip: can you find him? ; another hide-and-seek photography book, Andrew Knapp
Momo loves to hide — and you'll love looking for him. In this follow-up to the New York Times best seller Find Momo, the canine Instagram superstar (and his best buddy, Andrew Knapp) travel across the United States and Canada, visiting iconic landmarks and unique off-the-map marvels. Look for Momo hiding in …
A billion ways to die, Chris Knopf
Arthur Cathcart and Natsumi Fitzgerald wanted to believe they were free of the nearly invisible, malignant forces they had pursued, and been pursued by, across continents and oceans. The slightly brain-damaged, tech freak researcher and the blackjack dealing psychologist had convinced themselves that life …
The wonder lover, Malcolm Knox
What's the worst thing that can happen to a man who has not one, not two, but three secret families on the go? He falls in love. This is the story of John Wonder, a man with three families, each one kept secret from the other, each one containing two children, a boy and a girl, each called Adam and Evie. As …
Admission, Jean Hanff Korelitz
For years, thirty-eight-year-old Portia Nathan has hidden behind her busy career as a Princeton admissions officer and her less than passionate relationship. Then the piece of her past that she has tried so hard to bury resurfaces, catapulting her on an extraordinary journey of the heart that challenges …
Bloodhound: searching for my father, Ramona Koval
'I looked up the name in the phone book and rang the number. I tried to imagine the conversation that might ensue. "Hello? I was wondering if you're the man who was recently at an auction and asked a woman named Bernadette if I was married and had children and was happy and if you are, are you my real father…
The American people. Volume 1, Search for my heart, Larry Kramer
In this first volume, which runs up to the 1950s, we meet prehistoric monkeys who spread a peculiar virus; a Native American shaman whose sexual explorations mutate into occult visions; and early English settlers who establish loving same-sex couples only to fall prey to the forces of bigotry. George …
The normal heart, Larry Kramer
The story of a community, a city, and a nation confronted with an epidemic that few wanted to acknowledge, The Normal Heart follows a group of gay activists, led by Ned Weeks, as they fight to expose the truth about the emerging AIDS crisis. After a celebration of sun and sex on Fire Island, Ned, a writer, …
The change book: fifty models to explain how things happen, Mikael Krogerus, Roman Tschèappeler.
How do you make your way in a world that is changing at an unprecedented rate? Why do we have less and less time? Why are some people unfaithful? How can our government act against threats before they happen? This book is about change — from the small and seemingly insignificant transitions in our day-to-day …
The decision book: fifty models for strategic thinking, Mikael Krogerus, Roman Tschèappeler.
This is a smart, fun, bestselling guide to making the right choices. Most of us face the same questions every day: What do I want? And how can I get it? How can I live more happily and work more efficiently? A European bestseller, "The Decision Book" distils into a single volume the fifty best decision-making…
The question book: what makes you tick?, Mikael Krogerus, Roman Tschèappeler.
What would be your ideal job if you didn't have to worry about money? Would you like to have more responsibility or less? How far would you go for a promotion? When did you last stand up for what you believe in? What are you afraid of? In this unique handbook to your own life and work, there are no right or …
Copper River, William Kent Krueger
This book finds Cork O'Connor running for his life from professional hit men who have already put a bullet through his leg. Desperate, he finds sanctuary outside a small town called Bodine on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in an old resort owned by his cousin, Jewell DuBois. Though Jewell, a bitter widow …
Heaven's keep, William Kent Krueger
When a charter plane carrying Cork O'Connor's wife, Jo, goes missing in a snowstorm over the Wyoming Rockies, Cork must accept the terrible truth that his wife is gone forever. But is she? In Heaven's Keep, celebrated author William Kent Krueger puts his intrepid hero through the most harrowing mission of his…
Mercy Falls, William Kent Krueger
Responding to a domestic disturbance call on the Ojibwe reservation, Tamarack County sheriff Cork O'Connor barely escapes a sniper attack and stumbles into the investigation of a Chicago businessman's murder.
Red knife, William Kent Krueger
O'Connor is caught in the middle of a gang dispute between the Aurora Anglos and the Ojibwe Reservation Red Boyz, a situation that turns deadly when the Red Boyz leader and his wife are found murdered.
Red knife, William Kent Krueger
O'Connor is caught in the middle of a gang dispute between the Aurora Anglos and the Ojibwe Reservation Red Boyz, a situation that turns deadly when the Red Boyz leader and his wife are found murdered.
Tamarack County, William Kent Krueger
Faced with a series of dark occurrences that are linked to a twenty-year-old murder, private investigator Cork O'Connor must stop a vengeful force before his family and friends pay the ultimate price.
Trickster's Point, William Kent Krueger
Cork O'Connor has gone bow-hunting with Jubal Little, Minnesota's first Native American governor-elect, when an arrow out of nowhere slices through Little's heart. Alas, the arrow belongs to O'Connor, and he must find out who framed him for this murder.
The gates of sleep, Mercedes Lackey
Growing up in the backwoods of Cornwall with foster parents, practitioners of Elemental Magic, Marina Roeswood is sent to live with her aunt after the deaths of her birth parents and finds herself the target of an evil that has been stalking her for her entire life.
Unnatural Issue, Mercedes Lackey
The Fat Boy Chronicles, Diane Lang
Guns Will Keep Us Together, Leslie Langtry
'Scuse we while I kill this guy, Leslie Langtry
Death by Chocolate is her favourite dessert. And those knitting needles aren't just for craft projects. To most people, Gin Bombay is an ordinary single mom. Then again, they don't know she's from a family of top secret assassins. Somewhere between leading a Girl Scout troop for her kindergartner — would …
Dangerous odds: my secret life inside an illegal billion dollar sports betting operation, Marisa Lankester
The author recounts her experiences working in the illegal sports betting world, chronicling her love for a business partner, career as a model, and flight from the FBI.
The Dangerous Love of a Rogue, Jane Lark
The Lost Love of a Soldier, Jane Lark
The scandalous love of a duke, Jane Lark
Isolated by life and choice, John Harding, the Duke of Pembroke, sees an angel in a pale mauve dress across a ballroom and is drawn closer. The wheat-blonde hair escaping her dull dove-grey bonnet caresses her neck and lures his eyes to the spot he’d most like to kiss. Then as if she senses his gaze the …
The Secret Love of a Gentleman, Jane Lark
The crossing, Kathryn Lasky
Three sisters bound by something more powerful than blood — a secret as deep as the ocean. Once a maid, Hannah is now engaged to a talented painter. But although both were born mer, Stannish has severed ties to the sea and insists that Hannah do the same. Torn between love and the Laws of Salt, Hannah must …
Seven days that divide the world: the beginning according to Genesis and science, John C. Lennox
In response to the continuing controversy over the interpretation of the creation narrative in Genesis, John Lennox proposes a succinct method of reading and interpreting the first chapters of Genesis without discounting either science or Scripture. With examples from history, a brief but thorough exploration…
A good killing, Allison Leotta
Anna Curtis is back in her hometown just outside of Detroit. Newly single after calling off her wedding, Anna isn't home to lick her wounds. She's returned to support her sister, Jody, who has been wrongfully accused of murder after their old high school coach, a local hero, dies in a suspicious car crash.
That hideous strength, C. S. Lewis
This is the third novel in the science-fiction trilogy by C.S. Lewis. This final story is set on Earth, and tells of a terrifying conspiracy against humanity. The story surrounds Mark and Jane Studdock, a newly married couple. Mark is a sociologist who is enticed to join an organisation called N.I.C.E., which…
Betrayed: the heartbreaking true story of a struggle to escape a cruel life defined by family honour, Rosie Lewis
Rosie Lewis tells the heartbreaking true story of 13-year-old Zadie. When the young teenage girl runs away from home and is discovered hiding on the city streets by the police, it is clear that all is not as it should be. Taught to believe that Westerners should not be trusted, when Zadie is initially …
Preparation for the Next Life, Atticus Lish
Pleasantville, Attica Locke
Locke reintroduces us to environmental lawyer Jay Porter (her Black Water Rising protagonist), who takes one last case on the behalf of the community of Pleasantville in this new thriller only to become embroiled in its shadowy politics, a disturbing education in how far those in power are willing to go to …
The perils of pleasure, Julie-Anne Long
Scandal has rocked the city of London. Colin Eversea, a handsome, reckless unapologetic rogue is sentenced to hang for murder and, inconveniently for him, the only witness to the crime disappears. Then again, throughout history, the Everseas have always managed to cheat fate in style: Colin is snatched from …
Between the devil and Ian Eversea, Julie-Anne Long
She might look like an angel … The moment orphaned American heiress Titania "Tansy" Danforth arrives on English shores she cuts a swath through Sussex, enslaving hearts and stealing beaux. She knows she's destined for a spectacular titled marriage — but the only man who fascinates her couldn't be more …
How the marquess was won, Julie-Anne Long
The Scandal Sheets call him Lord Ice. Ruthless, cold, precise, Julian Spenser, Marquess Dryden, tolerates only the finest — in clothes, in horseflesh, in mistresses. And now he's found the perfect bride, the one whose dowry will restore his family's shattered legacy and bring him peace at last: the exquisite …
I kissed an earl, Julie-Anne Long
Violet Redmond's family and fortune might be formidable and her beauty and wit matchless — but her infamous flare for mischief keeps all but the most lionhearted suitors at bay. Only Violet knows what will assuage her restlessness: a man who doesn't bore her to tears, and a clue to the fate of her missing …
It happened one midnight, Julie-Anne Long
More than one beautiful woman's hopes have been dashed on the rocky shoals of Jonathan Redmond's heart. With his riveting good looks and Redmond wealth and power, the world is his oyster — until an ultimatum from his father and a chilling gypsy prophecy send him hurtling headlong toward a fate he'll do …
It started with a scandal, Julie-Anne Long
Lord Philippe Lavay once took to the high seas armed with charm as lethal as his sword, and a stone-cold conviction: he'll restore his family's fortune and honour, no matter the cost. Victory is at last within reach when a brutal attack snatches it from his grasp and lands him in Pennyroyal Green. An …
The legend of Lyon Redmond, Julie-Anne Long
Bound by centuries of bad blood, England's two most powerful families maintain a veneer of civility … until the heir to the staggering Redmond fortune disappears, reviving rumours of an ancient curse: a Redmond and an Eversea are destined to fall disastrously in love once per generation. Rumour has it she…
Like no other lover, Julie-Anne Long
It's the last chance for Cynthia Brightly, the ton's most bewitching belle. Driven out of London by a secret scandal, she must find a grand husband at the Redmonds' house party before word of her downfall spreads all over England. Unfortunately, someone at Pennyroyal Green is already privy to the whispers of …
A notorious countess confesses, Julie-Anne Long
From Covent Garden to courtesan to countess, beautiful, fearless, shamelessly ambitious Evie Duggan has riveted London in every role she plays. But the ton never could forgive her scandalous — if shockingly short — marriage, and when her star plummets amid gleefully vicious gossip, the countess escapes to the…
Since the Surrender, Julie-Anne Long
Fearless. Loyal. Brilliant. Ruthless. Bold words are always used to describe English war hero Captain Chase Eversea, but another word unfortunately plays a role in every Eversea's destiny: trouble. And trouble for Chase arrives in the form of a mysterious message summoning him to a London rendezvous …
What I did for a duke, Julie-Anne Long
For years, he's been an object of fear, fascination … and fantasy. But of all the wicked rumours that shadow the formidable Alexander Moncrieffe, Duke of Falconbridge, the ton knows one thing for certain: only fools dare cross him. And when Ian Eversea does just that, Moncrieffe knows the perfect revenge…
The complete fiction of H.P. Lovecraft, H. P. Lovecraft
Another excellent edition in the Knickerbocker Classic series, The Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft collects the author's novel, four novellas, and fifty-three short stories. Written between the years 1917 and 1935, this collection features Lovecraft's trademark fantastical creatures and supernatural …
Great tales of horror, H. P. Lovecraft
H.P. Lovecraft: Great Tales of Horror features twenty of horror master H.P. Lovecraft's classic stories, among them some of the greatest works of horror fiction ever written, including: "The Rats in the Walls," "Pickman's Model," "The Colour out of Space," "The Call of Cthulhu," "The Dunwich Horror," …
Long time no see, Hannah Lowe
Hannah Lowe's father "Chick", a half-Chinese, half-black Jamaican immigrant, worked long hours at night to support his family — except Chick was no ordinary working man. A legendary gambler, he would vanish into the shadows of East London to win at cards or dice, returning in daylight to greet the daughter …
Spotless baby, Shannon Lush and Jennifer Fleming.
Stains, spills, poo, wee, vomit. Once you have kids, there's no avoiding mess. It's everywhere — on every surface of your home, your baby and yourself. Here at last is the essential tool in every parent's baby-raising arsenal — the book that tells you everything you need to know for safe, environmentally …
Lovey, Mary MacCracken
This deeply moving memoir tells the story of Hannah: a child who has been beaten and abused; a girl full of loneliness and rage; a student no one but learning disabilities teacher Mary MacCracken could reach. Mary had reservations about eight-year-old Hannah joining her class. The three emotionally disturbed …
A safe place for Joey, Mary MacCracken
From bestselling author and teacher Mary Maccracken comes the engaging and inspiring story of five troubled children who she fought to bring back from the brink. Joey is the class clown, but alone proves to be an intensely dark seven-year old who still can't read. Eric is a kindergartener, left withdrawn and …
Puppy Love!, Alan MacDonald
Queen Bee!, Alan MacDonald
Superstar!, Alan MacDonald
Reflections of yesterday, Debbie Macomber
Angie Robinson and Simon Canfield were from opposite sides of the track. But when they were seventeen, their love knew no boundaries. When Mrs. Canfield told Angie her son had found someone else, she didn't believe it, until she saw the proof. So Angie took the money Mrs. Canfield offered her to leave Groves …
Confessions of a Once Fashionable Mum, Georgia Madden
Let's Study Japanese, Jun Maeda
Jun Maeda has purposely written Let's Study Japanese for the tourist visiting Japan, although the book will undoubtedly prove its worth to anyone wanting to acquire a working knowledge of spoken Japanese in short order. With approximately 350 essential words and 130 pages of practical conversational usage, …
What matters most, Elizabeth Dianne Rose Kelvin Maguire
There is good love and bad love. Good sex and bad sex. And sometimes it's hard to know the difference. Paediatrician and mother Mia Sandhurst is scraping to keep her marriage together after her husband of 25 years breaks her heart. Finally facing reality, Mia embarks on a series of outlandish new behaviours …
When Daddy comes home, Toni Maguire
She finally thought she was safe… Toni Maguire, author of Don't Tell Mummy, takes up the story of her tragic childhood where she left off, revealing the awful truth about what happened when her father, sent to jail for abusing her, was released, and came home!
Who built that: awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs, Michelle Malkin
Conservative journalist Malkin provides an eclectic journey of American capitalism, from the colonial period to the Industrial Age to the present, spotlighting little-known "tinkerpreneurs" who achieved their dreams of doing well by doing good. Learn how Paul Revere became America's first tech titan, how …
Hold me, Susan Mallery
Destiny Mills believes passion has its place like in the lyrics of the country songs that made her parents famous. After a childhood full of drama and heartache, she wants a life that's calm. Safe. Everything that Kipling Gilmore isn't. Her temporary assignment with the Fool's Gold search and rescue team puts…
Tinseltown: murder, morphine, and madness at the dawn of Hollywood, William J. Mann
Hollywood chronicler William J. Mann draws on a rich host of sources, including recently released FBI files, to unpack the story of the enigmatic William Desmond Taylor, the popular president of the Motion Picture Directors Association, and the diverse cast that surrounded him before he was murdered in 1922 …
Against the tide, Kat Martin
Liv Chandler is running for her life, and the cops haven't been able to do a thing to help. But there's one man who makes her feel safe, no matter what… rugged charter boat captain Rafe Brodie. To Rafe, Liv is a beautiful mystery, one he can't ignore. He means to unearth her secrets, and in the process, if …
Against The Fire, Kat Martin
Korean in a hurry: a quick approach to spoken Korean, Samuel E. Martin
This is a useful manual of the Korean language. These lessons have been devised to facilitate easy language study and are conversationally applicable as soon as you learn them.
In tune with love: a Year of weddings novella, Amy Matayo
April Quinn loves her sister and wants to make sure the week of her wedding is the happiest of her life, even if it means putting up with Kristin's every crazy whim. But when Kristin hires Jack Vaughn as the wedding singer, all sisterly devotion flies out the window. No way will she work with Jack after what …
Girl in the woods, Aspen Matis
On her second night of college, Aspen was raped by a fellow student. Overprotected by her parents who discouraged her from telling of the attack, Aspen was confused and ashamed. Dealing with a problem that has sadly become all too common on college campuses around the country, she stumbled through her first …
The Millionaire and the Bard, Andrea Mays
Morning sea, Margaret Mazzantini
A mother's love knows no limit Libya, 2010. As Gaddafi clings desperately to power, and chaos and violence flood the streets of Tripoli, Farid and his mother, Jamila, face two stark choices: flee to the border and risk capture by mercenaries, or trek to the coast and chance their luck on the hazardous …
Twice born, Margaret Mazzantini
Gemma hasn't been back to Sarajevo in sixteen years. She returns to teach her son Pietro about the city of his birth and the father he never knew. But the visit brings with it impassioned memories of her love affair with Pietro's father, their determination to have a child whatever the cost, and their deep …
Stay With Me, Maureen McCarthy
Picture perfect love ; a Year of weddings novella, Melissa McClone
Photographer Jenna Harrison wants every bride and groom to look picture perfect on their special day, putting her heart into every wedding to give the couple memorable images of their love. But her own heart is still broken, the unworn wedding dress hanging in her closet a reminder that relationships aren't …
The Wright Brothers, David McCullough
Fanny and Stella, Neil McKenna
House for all seasons, Jenn J. McLeod
Bequeathed a century-old house, four estranged friends return to their home town, Calingarry Crossing, where each must stay for a season to fulfil the wishes of their beloved benefactor, Gypsy. Here they finally face the consequences of the tragic accident that occurred twenty years ago and changed their …
Season of shadow and light, Jenn J. McLeod
When it seems that everything Paige trusts is beginning to betray her, she leaves her husband at home and sets off on a road trip with her six-year-old daughter, Matilda, and Nana Alice in tow. But stranded amid rising floodwaters on a detour to the tiny town of Coolabah Tree Gully, Paige discovers the …
Simmering season, Jenn J. McLeod
Back in Calingarry Crossing to sell the family pub, Maggie Lindeman has no idea a perfect storm is heading her way until her past and present collide with the unexpected. Maggie once had a crush on Dan Ireland, now a work-weary police crash investigator, still hell-bent on punishing himself for his misspent …
Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy Boxed Set, Patricia McLinn
Little Celeste, Dawn McNiff
We're All Going to Die Especially Me, Joel Meares
Changeling, Kelly Meding
Dahlia Ember Perkins, a MetaHuman who has the ability to absorb heat and extinguish fires, helps the police investigate a strange case involving discarded human skins and uncovers a connection to the crimes buried deep in her past.
Chimera, Kelly Meding
A mysterious and dangerous conspiracy deepens, threatening the superpowered Rangers and pushing Flex to join forces with one of her team's mortal enemies: a Bane called Chimera. Growing up with blue skin never made Rene "Flex" Duvall feel like at outcast. She learned early on to put people at ease with her …
Tempest, Kelly Meding
Two months after the discovery of the powerful, non-Meta Recombinants, the former Rangers, Meta-powered humans dedicated to preserving the peace, have made no progress in uncovering the newcomers origins, or convincing the public to trust them. Newly powered Metas are popping up and causing trouble, while the…
Trance, Kelly Meding
Fifteen years ago, Teresa Trance West was a skilled telepath and a proud member of the Ranger Corps. But ever since the Rangers were inexplicably rendered powerless at the climax of the devastating Meta War, shes bounced from one dead-end job to another. Now her powers have reappeared just as mysteriously as …
When There's Nowhere Else to Run, Murray Middleton
On the Moon, Anna Milbourne
The rainy day, Anna Milbourne
A delightful picture book about a wonderfully wet walk. Simple text and colourful illustrations introduce the science of rain to very young children.
Sunny day, Anna Milbourne
A beautiful picture book following two children on a summer walk. Gently presented information explores different aspects of a sunny day, from the effects of sunshine on flowers, to the long shadows cast as the sun begins to set.
Gizmo, Ellen Miles
Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. After taking in Gizmo, a Sheltie puppy, the Petersons quickly learn that this little guy is full of zest. This energetic puppy needs something to do…
Gus, Ellen Miles
Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. Gus is all boy. It's love at first sight for Lizzie's family and this adorable Labradoodle. It'll be easy to find a home for this cutie, especially …
Liberty, Ellen Miles
Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. Lizzie and her family go to the beach for a July 4th weekend trip. Liberty, a golden retriever puppy, gets spooked by the fireworks display and loses…
Molly, Ellen Miles
Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. When Charles offers to foster Molly he thinks that she is a very sweet puppy. But then Charles finds out that she is a Rottweiler. He's never been …
Stella, Ellen Miles
Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. Meet Stella, the cutest thing ever, a little Maltese. But why won't she follow any commands? It's Charles who figures out that the little pup is deaf…
Zipper, Ellen Miles
Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. Lizzie meets this sweet, athletic hound mix during another wintertime visit to Vermont, where her family met and fostered Bear.
Hacks for Minecrafters. Command blocks: the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you, Megan Miller
With Hacks for Minecrafters: Command Blocks, kids will learn everything they need to know about manipulating and programming command blocks within Minecraft. As well as clearly explaining all the commands and how to use them, this book has tons of fun tricks and projects for making your own custom maps and …
Hacks for Minecrafters. Redstone: the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you, Megan Miller
With Hacks for Minecrafters: Redstone, kids will learn the basics of manipulating redstone to make amazing contraptions, with clear and illustrated explanations of redstone power and current, as well as how to build essential redstone logic gates, loops, and circuits. Hacks for Minecrafters: Redstone will …
Minecraft hacks: the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you, Megan Miller
While there are several successful game guides on the market already, this book will be the first unofficial "hacker's" guide dedicated to combat and geared toward seven- to twelve-year-old Minecrafters. With Hacks for Minecrafters: Combat Edition, kids will learn how to defend their property and fight off …
Minecrafters hacks: the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you, Megan Miller
With more than 100 million registered players, Minecraft has taken control of gamers all over the world. With Hacks for Minecrafters, you'll be able to take back that control! Only with the help found in Hacks for Minecrafters will you be able to craft your world exactly how you want it to look, all while …
Stretch Deck, Olivia H. Miller
Ransacking Paris: a year with Montaigne and friends, Patti Miller
What does it mean to fulfil a dream long after it seems possible? When Patti Miller arrives to write in Paris for a year, the world glows 'as if the light that comes after the sun has set hadspilled gold on everything'. But wasn't that just romantic illusion? Miller grew up on Wiradjuri land in country …
The summer's end, Mary Alice. Monroe
It is summer's end and Sea Breeze, the family's beloved estate on Sullivan's Island, must be sold. It is an emotional time of transition as Mamaw and the three sisters each must face loss and find a new place in the world. Harper, the youngest sister, arrived at Sea Breeze intending to stay only a weekend, …
Invisible killer: the monster behind the mask, Diana Montane and Sean Robbins.
When detectives respond to a crime scene in Orlando, Florida, during the "summer of hurricanes" in 2004, they find Charlie Brandt hanging from the rafters in the garage of Michelle Jones' home, his niece. Inside the house, they find a scene of horror that reminds them of other murders … In 1978, 13-year-old…
February, Lisa Moore
In 1982, the oil rig Ocean Ranger sank off the coast of Newfoundland during a Valentine's night storm. In the early hours of the next morning, all 84 men aboard died. Helen O'Mara is one of those left behind when her husband, Cal, drowns. Her story starts years after the Ranger disaster, but she is compelled …
Scent of triumph, Jan Moran
When French perfumer Danielle Bretancourt steps aboard a luxury ocean liner, leaving her son behind in Poland with his grandmother, she has no idea that her life is about to change forever. The year is 1939, and the declaration of war on the European continent soon threatens her beloved family, scattered …
The League of Regrettable Superheroes, Jon Morris
The Eternal City, Paula Morris
Laura Martin is visiting Rome on a class trip, and she's entranced by the majestic Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon… Everything in this city seems magical. That is, until the magic seems to turn very dark. Suddenly, statues of Cupid and ancient works of art come to life before her eyes.
Chronic fatigue syndrome: a guide to recovery, Toby Morrison
When Toby Morrison was fifteen he was a superbly fit young man playing three games of high-level basketball every week. Then something happened that brought his world crashing down — Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. This is the story of his bewilderment at suddenly having no energy, the search for a diagnosis and …
The condor's head, Ferdinand Mount
A fair-haired young man from Virginia sees a dark girl rowing on the lake at Versailles and he falls in love. Together and apart, William and Rosalie endure the bloodiest days of the Terror when everyone loses their heads or their illusions except for one man, but that man is about to become President of the …
Mind the gap: the new class divide in Britain, Ferdinand Mount
Through acute observation and vivid illustration — drawing on every aspect of life from soap operas, speech patterns and gardening to education and the distribution of wealth — he demolishes the illusion that we live in a classless society and shows how the worst-off in Britain today are more culturally …
The subversive family: an alternative history of love and marriage, Ferdinand Mount
In Subversive Family, politician and writer Ferdinand Mount argues that society is shaped by a series of powerful revolutionary movements, the leaders of which, whether they be political ideologues, theologians, feudal lords, or feminist writers, have done their utmost to render the family a subordinate …
Her ladyship's girl: a maid's life in London, Anwyn Moyle
Anwyn Moyle was born at the end of the First World War in a small mining village in Wales. At the age of sixteen, she was sent to London to earn her living, where she found a live-in job as a scullery maid. Her day began at 5 a.m., cleaning grates and lighting fires, then she would scrub floors and polish the…
Too much happiness, Alice Munro
Nine new short works include the stories of a grieving mother who is aided by a surprising source, a woman's response to a humiliating seduction, and a nineteenth-century Russian émigré's winter journey to the Riviera.
81 days below zero, Brian Murphy
Shortly before Christmas in 1943, five Army aviators left Alaska's Ladd Field on a test flight. Only one ever returned: Leon Crane, a city kid from Philadelphia with little more than a parachute on his back when he bailed from his B-24 Liberator before it crashed into the Arctic. Alone in subzero temperatures…
A Beautiful Mind, Sylvia Nasar
The miner, Sōseki Natsume
The narrative unfolds within the mind of an unnamed protagonist-narrator, a young man caught in a love triangle who flees Tokyo, is picked up by a procurer of cheap labour for a copper mine, then travels toward and inside the depths of the mine, in search of oblivion. As he delves, the young man reflects at …
Getting More of What You Want, Margaret A. Neale
Potsdam: the end of World War II and the remaking of Europe, Michael S. Neiberg
After Germany's defeat in World War II, the victorious Allies faced the daunting task of negotiating a lasting peace. On July 17, 1945, Harry Truman, Joseph Stalin, and Winston Churchill gathered in Potsdam, a quiet suburb of Berlin, to discuss, as Churchill put it, "the gravest matters in the world." …
Heather has two mommies, Lesléa Newman
Heather's favourite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, and two pets. And she also has two mommies. When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but Heather doesn't have a daddy. Then something interesting happens. When Heather and her classmates all draw pictures …
From China to Vietnam: a food journey along the Mekong river, Luke Nguyen
From China to Vietnam is an evocative culinary adventure that explores Asia's most famous river. Starting in south-west China and journeying through Myanmar, northern Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, before meandering down to the vast Mekong Delta in Vietnam, Luke Nguyen immerses himself in the cultures and …
Greater Mekong, Luke Nguyen
Luke Nguyen's Greater Mekong is an evocative culinary adventure that explores Asia's most famous river. Starting in south-west China and journeying through Myanmar, northern Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, before meandering down to the vast Mekong Delta in Vietnam, Luke immerses himself in the cultures and …
Something Red, Douglas Nicholas
Throne of darkness, Douglas Nicholas
It’s 1215 in northwest England — the eve of the signing of the Magna Carta — and mystical Irish queen Maeve and her unlikely band of warriors must protect the region from a chilling fate. Word of a threat reaches the Northern barons: King John has plotted to import an African sorcerer and his sinister clan of …
The wicked, Douglas Nicholas
In the critically acclaimed historical fantasy Something Red, the young warrior Hob, his mentor Jack, the mystical Irish queen Molly, and her powerful granddaughter Neiman travelled far and wide, battling shapeshifters, sorceresses, warrior monks, and otherworldly knights. Now, a new type of evil has come to …
Riding the ice wind: by kite and sledge across Antarctica, Alastair Vere. Nicoll
'I was desperate to haul myself out of the rut and put my face to the wind, to lose myself in endeavour. And in the cold, the snow and the silence of a great immensity to shrug off the restlessness I felt.' Adrift in a life without risk or surprise and with a burning desire to make some sense of his place in …
Mark of the thief, Jennifer A. Nielsen
When Nic, a slave in the mines outside of Rome, is forced to enter a sealed cavern containing lost treasures of Julius Caesar, he finds himself in possession of an ancient amulet filled with magic once reserved for the Gods, and becomes the center of a conspiracy to overthrow the emperor and destroy Rome…
The King's sister, Anne O'Brien
June, 1380: Elizabeth Plantagenet — seventeen years old, spoilt, headstrong, fun-loving and intelligent — is about to be married. The Earl of Pembroke is an advantageous choice for all concerned, except Elizabeth, as the Earl is only eight years old. June, 1386: Scandalously pregnant by Sir John Holland, Duke…
Marriage under siege, Anne O'Brien
'Do you have to ask?' With staunchly opposed political views, the new Lord and Lady Mansell are not seeking love during a time of civil war. Francis offered Honoria his name in response to his cousin's will and the promise of £4000 a year. When their castle is held by Royalist forces Honoria must appear …
Saints and sinners, Edna O'Brien
A woman walks the streets of Manhattan and contemplates with exquisite longing the precarious affair she has embarked on, amidst the grandeur and cacophony of the cityscape; a young Irish girl and her mother are thrilled to be invited to visit the glamorous Coughlan's but find — for all the promise of their …
Deployed, Mel Odom
Sergeant Lance Corporal Bekah Shaw joined the United States Marine reserves to help support herself and her son when her ex-husband, Billy Roy, decided they were no longer his responsibility. But when her team is activated and sent to Somalia on a peacekeeping mission, Bekah struggles with being separated …
Renegade, Mel Odom
Having grown up in the foster system, Private Pike Morgan's rough exterior and problem with authority earn him few friends among his fellow Marines. When he's not on missions for the Marine Reserve, Pike's rebellious attitude and eagerness for vigilante justice have the local police regularly at his doorstep…
A bride for Donnigan, Janette Oke
With both anticipation and anxiety, Donnigan, a man surviving on the Western frontier alone, and Kathleen, a young girl thousands of miles away with limited prospects of finding a husband and stirrings of adventure in her heart, are at last united to begin their lives together.
The calling of Emily Evans, Janette Oke
The drums of change, Janette Oke
The white men have forced Running Fawn and her people from their land, but she and the chief's son now have a chance to study at the Mission Boarding School, where she will have to decide what to do about his romantic interest in her as well as her feelings about the white man's God.
A gown of Spanish lace, Janette Oke
Ariana loves her life as a schoolteacher in a little frontier town. But one evening after classes are done and she prepares to hurry home, her life changes in an instant when a band of rough outlaws abduct her and take her far away from all she has ever known. Trapped in a small shack, Ariana prays and waits…
Heart of the wilderness, Janette Oke
Kendra Marty goes to live with her grandfather after her parents die in a river accident. But what can a trapper living in the backwoods offer a small child? Will Kendra ever be ready to face the scary and confusing world far from the wilderness she loves?
Julia's last hope, Janette Oke
With the closing of the Calder Springs' timber mill, most of the town's residents are left unemployed. Several families, realizing the lack of a future in the small mountain town, soon decide to relocate. But not the Harrigan family. Although John has lost his job at the mill, he and his wife, Julia, make the…
The measure of a heart, Janette Oke
Everyone knows that Anna Trent is a woman of worth. Everyone except Anna, that is. The oldest child in a farming family, Anna feels fortunate to have received an education. She loved school, loved to learn, loved the excitement of discovery. But now, as she graduates at age sixteen, it looks like all that is …
Roses for Mama, Janette Oke
Instead of the new life she and her family expected to forge out West, seventeen-year-old Angela is thrust into the role of caring for her three younger siblings after the death of their parents. With the help of her older brother, and trust in God, Angela is determined to raise the children as her mother …
They called her Mrs. Doc, Janette Oke
When her marriage to a young intern takes Cassandra to a community in the uncultured western frontier, she must decide whether to struggle against her surroundings and her husband, or make the choice to change herself and discover what commitment is all about.
Too long a stranger, Janette Oke
When her husband dies, Sarah Perry is left with no way to support herself and her daughter, Rebecca. Reluctantly, she takes over operation of her husband's freight-hauling business, managing to save enough money to send Rebecca East to a boarding school — to an easier life and a future Sarah could not provide…
A woman named Damaris, Janette Oke
Damaris escapes her father's drunken abuse, but she can't seem to escape her profound loneliness. Does the Bible hold the answer to both that and the question of why she is A Woman Named Damaris?
Between the Sheets, Molly O'Keefe
Indecent Proposal, Molly O'Keefe
Never Been Kissed, Molly O'Keefe
The Age of Magic, Ben Okri
Spider's web, Agatha Christie ; novelization by Charles Osborne.
Clarissa daydreams about a dead body in the drawing room. Then one turns up! She and her guests must hide it before her husband comes home, and convince the pesky detective that no murder has taken place. Clarissa daydreams about a dead body in the drawing room. Then one turns up! She and her guests must hide…
A history of war in 100 battles, R. J. Overy
A history of warfare distilled into 100 momentous battles epic moments that have shaped our world. From the earliest recorded skirmishes of the ancient world to the computerized conflicts of today, renowned military historian Richard Overy dramatically brings to life the sights and sounds of the most …
The Body in the Birches, Katherine Hall. Page
BiblioTech: why libraries matter more than ever in the age of Google, John G. Palfrey
Libraries today are more important than ever. More than just book repositories, libraries can become bulwarks against some of the most crucial challenges of our age: unequal access to education, jobs, and information. In BiblioTech, educator and technology expert John Palfrey argues that anyone seeking to …
Essential Korean vocabulary: learn the key words and phrases needed to speak Korean fluently, Kyubyong Park
With Essential Korean Vocabulary you will learn to speak Korean the way that Koreans do by learning key words and expressions they use everyday in their natural contexts. You'll also learn closely-related vocabulary together, which will help you remember and use a wider vocabulary. Each word in this book is …
Pip Bartlett's Guide to magical creatures: a novel, Jackson Pearce and Maggie Stiefvater.
Pip is spending the summer with her aunt. At first it's all fun, games, and chatting until Fuzzles appear and start bursting into flames.
Away from everywhere, Chad Pelley
Brothers Owen and Alex Collins are brought together when mental illness claims their father and sets off a chain reaction of unrelated, heart-breaking events. Both tender and bold in its delivery, Away from Everywhere cuts no corners in telling the story of their crushing childhood, the reasons the brothers …
Beyond Duty, SJD Peterson
Splintered, SJD Peterson
Tuck and Cover, SJD Peterson
There's no such thing as little, LeUyen Pham
These things may seem little: a fish, an idea, a snowflake. But what if that little fish was also brave? And that little idea was fantastic? And that little snowflake turned out to be unique in all the world?
Dare to hold, Carly Phillips
Some women always get it right. Kindergarten teacher, Meg Thompson, on the other hand, consistently makes the wrong decisions — and she is currently single, pregnant and alone. Meg is determined to make changes in her life, to be a better mother than her own had been. No revolving door of men. No man, period…
The right choice, Carly Phillips
Advice columnist Carly Wexler finds her plans for the perfect wedding to her proper fiance turned upside down by the arrival of sexy photojournalist Mike Novack.
Sealed with a kiss, Carly Phillips
Molly Gifford has a hot legal career and a hot boyfriend, but what she really wants is a family. When she discovers her real father she leaves everything behind to discover her roots. When Molly's new found father is arrested for murder, Molly calls on her old boyfriend to help.
Simply sexy, Carly Phillips
What do women want? Newspaperman Colin Lyons needs to figure it out — fast! Because advice columnist Rina Lowell is waging a sexual campaign against him that he can't withstand for long. Not that he wants to … Rina is as irresistible to him as her column is to her readers. The problem? The newspaper's in the…
Suddenly love, Carly Phillips
Do you ever really forget your first love? Lissa Gardelli hasn't seen Trevor Dane since he left their small town to earn his spot on the right side of the tracks. Ten years have passed but neither has really moved on from their passionate teenage affair or the heartbreak that followed. What starts out as …
Gangsters and G-men on screen: crime cinema then and now, Gene D. Phillips
While the gangster film may have enjoyed its heyday in the 1930s and '40s, it has remained a movie staple for almost as long as cinema has existed. From the early films of Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, and Edward G. Robinson to modern versions like Bugsy, Public Enemies, and Gangster Squad, such films …
The village effect: why face-to-face contact matters, Susan Pinker
Sixty years ago the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre wrote 'hell is other people'. Now, new evidence shows us that he was utterly wrong. Beginning from the first moments of life and at every age and stage, close contact with other people — and especially with women affects how we think, whom we trust, and where …
Mrs. Noodlekugel and Drooly the Bear, Daniel Pinkwater ; illustrated by Adam Stower.
When their father decides to compete to be speed-knitting champion of the world, Nick and Maxine are happy to stay with their babysitter, Mrs. Noodlekugel, along with her talking cats and four mice who wear glasses. What they don't expect is a dripping-wet, whiskered man in the kitchen the next morning.
Mrs. Noodlekugel and four blind mice, Daniel Pinkwater ; illustrated by Adam Stower.
When Mrs. Noodlekugel's four mice make a terrible mess with cookie crumbs at tea, she decides to take them on the bus to visit the eye doctor and invites Nick and Maxine to come along.
Tilting at windmills, Joseph Pittman
Thirty-four-year-old Brian Duncan leaves his Manhattan life behind and falls in love with Annie Sullivan, her daughter Janey, and life in the Hudson River town of Linden Corners.
Make: more electronics, Charles Platt
This book offers new step-by-step experiments to teach you how to add computational power to your projects by using comparators, op-amps, sensors, and more.
Until the beginning, Amy Plum
With the help of her friend Miles, Juneau continues her desperate search to find and rescue her clan, but the same forces that abducted her people are after her because, unbeknownst to Juneau, she is the answer to unraveling an ancient secret that could change the world.
Great waterways journeys: 20 glorious routes circling England, by canal and river, Derek Pratt
This is a guide to circling England using its inland waterways, by boat or on foot. Along the way we learn about our industrial heritage, how cities grew and thrived, as well as passing through spectacular landscapes and idyllic countryside. Beginning in leafy Surrey and ending at Bristol Docks via north …
Justin Fisher declares war, James Preller
Fifth grade is no joke. James Preller takes on the class clown in this new school story, full of humour, hijinks, and heart. At Spiro Agnew Elementary, the fifth graders rule the school. And class clown Justin Fisher rules them all. Or, at least, he did. Justin has always been the funniest kid in school. But …
Brimstone, Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child.
Behind the gates of a fabulous Hampton estate, FBI Special Agent Pendergast discovers the carnage of a gruesome crime — a nightmare of seemingly supernatural origin. The smoldering remains of infamous art critic Jeremy Grove, a melted cross branding his chest, are found in a locked, barricated attic. The …
Cabinet of curiosities, Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child.
In an ancient tunnel underneath New York City a charnel house is discovered. Iniside are thirty-six bodies — all murdered and mutilated more than a century ago. While FBI agent Pendergast investigates the old crimes, identical killings start to terrorize the city. The nightmare has begun. Again.
Relic, Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child.
Just days before a massive exhibition opens at the popular New York Museum of Natural History, visitors are being savagely murdered in the museum's dark hallways and secret rooms. Autopsies indicate that the killer cannot be human… But the museum's directors plan to go ahead with a big bash to celebrate the …
Reliquary, Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child.
Hidden deep beneath Manhattan lies a warren of tunnels, sewers, and galleries, mostly forgotten by those who walk the streets above. There lies the ultimate secret of the Museum Beast. When two grotesquely deformed skeletons are found deep in the mud off the Manhattan shoreline, museum curator Margo Green is …
Still life with crows, Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child.
Medicine Creek, Kansas, has been slowly dying for the last century. A small, quiet place, the primary occupation is still farming, Main Street is a stretch of old and dusty businesses, and the nearest mall is 200 miles away. In a town where nothing changes, the community is terrified after a series of grisly …
The watchmaker of Filigree Street, Natasha Pulley
In 1883, Thaniel Steepleton returns to his tiny flat to find the lock picked and a gold pocketwatch on his pillow. But he has worse fears than generous burglars; he is a telegraphist at the Home Office, which has just received a threat for what could be the largest-scale Fenian bombing in history. When the …
First lady: the life and wars of Clementine Churchill, Sonia Purnell
Without Churchill's inspiring leadership Britain could not have survived its darkest hour and repelled the Nazi menace. Without his wife Clementine, however, he might never have become Prime Minister. By his own admission, the Second World War would have been 'impossible without her'. Clementine was Winston's…
Tomorrow's promise, pseud. Radclyffe
Adrienne Pierce, buffeted by fate and abandoned by love, seeks refuge from her past as well as her uncertain future on Whitley Point, a secluded island off the coast of Maine. Tanner Whitley — young, wild, restless — and heir to a dynasty, desperately tries to escape both her destiny and the memories of a tragic …
A most naked solution, Anna Randol
Lady Sophia Harding: beautiful, blond, and … capable of murder? That's what Lord Camden Grey intends to find out. It is Camden's duty to uphold the laws of the land. His neighbour's pale beauty and winsome grace don't make her the most likely suspect, but is the innocent and altogether beguiling look in …
Sins of a ruthless rogue, Anna Randol
When Clayton Campbell shows up on her doorstep, Olivia Swift is stunned. For long ago, Clayton was the boy who stole her heart. He's also the man her betrayal had sent to the gallows. A man she believed dead, now standing before her, looking leaner, harder, more powerful than ever, his haunted eyes filled …
Sins of a virgin, Anna Randol
The London world already thinks Madeline Valdan is a courtesan. In reality, she's untouched, and scandalizes the town even further by announcing the auction of her virginity to the highest bidder. Bow Street Runner Gabriel Huntford is caught between duty and his attraction to the "sinful" woman.
Sins of a wicked princess, Anna Randol
Ian Maddox, aka the Wraith, is happy to leave his life as a spy — as soon as he discovers who has been trying to kill his friends. All clues lead him to the bedroom of an exiled princess. Yet Princess Juliana is not the simpering royal he expects, and this irresistible beauty agrees to give him the information…
The life and career of David Beckham: football legend, cultural icon, Tracey Savell. Reavis
David Beckham is an English soccer player whose popularity extends beyond the field and into international celebrity. He has played for some of the best clubs in the world, including Manchester United, Real Madrid, and AC Milan, and is known worldwide for his free kick expertise and spectacular long-range …
Invincible, Amy Lynn Reed
Evie is living on borrowed time. She was diagnosed with terminal cancer several months ago and told that by now she'd be dead. Evie is grateful for every extra day she gets, but she knows that soon this disease will kill her. Until, miraculously, she may have a second chance to live. All Evie had wanted was …
Damaged, Amy Lynn. Reed
Numb after the death of her best friend, Camille, Kinsey starts to shut down but Hunter, Camille's mysterious boyfriend, has other ideas and whisks Kinsey off on a multi-state road trip to forget the ghosts of their pasts and their own fears.
World's most dangerous jobs, Paula Reid
When you're stuck at your desk day after day, do you find yourself daydreaming about a glamorous occupation, such as a racing driver, an astronaut or a stunt double? The adrenaline rush and prestige of these extreme jobs is one thing, but have you ever considered the practicalities?
Adam and Eve and pinch me, Ruth Rendell
Jock Lewis died in the Paddington train crash. His fiancée Minty even received a letter from Great Western. But she never heard from the police, and Jock had left with all her savings. When a mysterious dark-haired man appears at Minty's home, at work, even in the cinema, she knows it must be Jock's ghost.
Blood in the fields: ten years inside California's Nuestra Familia gang, Julia Reynolds
The city of Salinas, California, is the birthplace of John Steinbeck and the setting for his epic masterpiece, East of Eden, but it is also the home of Nuestra Familia, one of the most violent gangs in the United States. Born in the prisons of California in the late 1960s, Nuestra Familia expanded to control …
Belle's journey, Marilynn Reynolds
Every week, Belle, an old and stiff horse, carries Molly to her piano lesson. Molly's father is interested in selling the old brown mare until a wintery day when she resolutely carries Molly home through a blizzard.
Instrumental: a memoir of madness, medication and music, James Rhodes
James Rhodes' passion for music has been his absolute lifeline. It has been the thread that has held him together through a life that has encompassed abuse, breakdown and addiction. Listening to Rachmaninov on a loop as a traumatised teenager or discovering an Adagio by Bach while in a psychiatric ward — such…
Flash: the homeless donkey who taught me about life, faith, and second chances, Rachel Anne Ridge
The heartwarming tale of an irrepressible donkey who needed a home — and forever changed a family. Rachel Anne Ridge was at the end of her rope. The economy had crashed, taking her formerly thriving business along with it. She had been a successful artist, doing work she loved, but now she felt like a failure…
The star of the week, Sally Rippin
Jack is chosen to be the Star of the Week at school, but he wants to be a good friend too. Can he do both? All this leaves Del grappling with some seriously curly questions. Is it okay to break the law to help a friend? How can a girl tell another girl she likes her without it ending in humiliation and …
Kilts and daggers, Victoria Roberts
Ever since Lady Grace Walsingham discovered her uncle and sister are spies for the Crown, she has yearned for adventure. She's counting the days until she can leave barbaric Scotland behind, even if she must endure Highland captain Fagan Murray's company for weeks. Fagan has a simple mission: escort the …
My Highland spy, Victoria Roberts
Laird Ruairi Sutherland refuses to send his only son away to be educated by the English. And he most definitely will not appear in Edinburgh to pay homage to a liege who has no respect for Scotland. So he does what any laird would do?he lies to the king. The last thing Ruairi expects is a beautiful English …
Lady Anne's lover, Maggie Robinson
Lady Imaculata Anne Egremont has appeared in the scandalous pages of the London List often enough. The reading public is so bored with her nonsense, she couldn't make news now unless she took a vow of chastity. But behind her naughty hijinks is a terrible fear. It's time the List helped her. With a quick scan…
Lord Gray's list, Maggie Robinson
From duchesses to chamber maids, everybody's reading it. Each Tuesday, The London List appears, filled with gossip and scandal, offering job postings and matches for the lovelorn — and most enticing of all, telling the tales and selling the wares a more modest publication wouldn't touch. The creation of …
There's a lion in my cornflakes, Michelle Robinson, Jim Field.
Have you ever collected coupons from a cereal box? Maybe you were saving them up for a book or a toy. Well, when Dan and his brother decide to collect 100 coupons so that they can have their very own lion, they assume the task will be easy enough. How wrong can you be?!
How to speak dolphin, Ginny Rorby
Story about a girl's struggle to help her autistic brother and herself. Lily loves her half-brother, Adam, but she has always struggled with him, too. He's definitely on the autism spectrum — though her step-father, Don, can barely bring himself to admit it — and caring for him has forced Lily to become as much …
The Tehran initiative, Joel C. Rosenberg
With the stakes high and few viable options left, the president of the United States orders CIA operative David Shirazi and his team to track down and sabotage Iran's nuclear warheads before Iran or Israel can launch a devastating first strike.
An ambush of tigers: a wild gathering of collective nouns, Betsy R. Rosenthal ; illustrated by Jago.
Have you ever heard of a prickle of porcupines? Or a tower of giraffes? What about a parcel of penguins? This romp through the animal kingdom introduces collective nouns for animals through wordplay.
Flora's war, Pamela Rushby
Egypt, 1915. Sixteen-year-old Flora Wentworth is visitng Cairo with her archaeologist father when a flood of wounded soldiers are shipped into the city from Gallipoli. Flora is soon transporting injured soldiers and helping out exhausted nurses, then falling in love, until a tragic misunderstanding occurs…
Neil Gaiman's Murder mysteries, P. Craig Russell
One of the most celebrated writers in the history of comics teams up once again with one of the industry's most accomplished artists! Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russell once again venture into the world of myth and angels. Constructing and maintaining all of heaven and earth is an immense task, which God has …
Dear dork, Rachel Renee Russell
When Nikki Maxwell discovers that her arch-nemesis, Mackenzie, has started writing a gossip column for the school newspaper she's worried that Mackenzie might be about to reveal some secret info about Nikki's crush, Brandon, that she knows he won't want the whole school to find out about. To keep an eye on …
Dork diaries: OMG! All about me diary, Rachel Renee Russell
Ever wanted your very own Dork Diary? Well, with this special guided journal, filled with questions for every day and complete with art and quotes from Nikki Maxwell herself, now you can create your own Dorkalicious notebook! As Nikki Maxwell knows, keeping a journal is a great way to get to know the most …
Double dork diaries, Rachel Renee Russell
Nikki Maxwell has just started at her new school and is determined to make a fresh start, leaving her dorky past behind her. But when you're the girl who spills spaghetti over herself during lunch, or who dresses as a giant rat for Halloween, or whose dad drives a van with a giant cockroach on the roof, it's …
Double dork diaries. 2, Rachel Renee Russell
Nikki Maxwell really is Queen of the Dorks, from talent show disasters to BFF dramas, super-crush dilemmas to ice-skating fiascos. No matter how hard she tries, Nikki's life never runs quite as smoothly as she'd like!
Double dork diaries. 3, Rachel Renee Russell
Dear Dork: When Nikki Maxwell discovers that mean-girl Mackenzie is planning to spread rumours about Brandon in her school newspaper column, Nikki decides to join the paper to keep an eye on her. Holiday Heartbreak: Nikki Maxwell's love life is looking up. Her crush, Brandon, has asked her on an almost-date! …
Drama queen, Rachel Renee Russell
Nikki's diary is up to the month of April, and springtime is sure to bring more adorkable fun for Nikki and her friends Chloe, Zoey and Brandon!
Once upon a dork, Rachel Renee Russell
The Queen of the Dorks is back in a brand new instalment of the internationally bestselling series, now with 13 million copies in print worldwide! After a bump on the head, Nikki has a wild dream in which she, her BFF's Chloe and Zoey, her crush Brandon, and mean girl Mackenzie all end up playing the roles of…
Skating sensation, Rachel Renee Russell
Nikki Maxwell isn't surprised to find that Brandon volunteers at an animal shelter. He's so sweet. But then he tells her that the shelter is closing and all the animals will soon be homeless! So when Nikki discovers her school is holding a skating competition to raise money for charity, she decides to enter …
TV star, Rachel Renee Russell
Nikki and her friends are about to have their five minutes of fame! A reality TV crew is going to follow them for the whole month as they record their hit song together. But will the excitement also cause unexpected problems, now that cameras are everywhere Nikki and her friends go? Is life in the spotlight …
We hear the dead, Dianne K. Salerni
A work of historical fiction based on the lives of Maggie and Kate Fox, whose initial spiritual hoax became their adult livelihood, and on the romance between Maggie and the famous Arctic explorer Elisha Kane.
Night of the hunter, R. A. Salvatore
Dark elf Drizzt Do'Urden returns to Gauntlgrym with old friends by his side once again, as they seek to rescue Bruenor's loyal shield dwarf-turned-vampire. But not only do Drizzt and his allies face a perilous journey through the Underdark and the dangers of the undead that lie within, but they must cross …
Rise of the king, R. A. Salvatore
Follows dwarf king Bruenor Battlehammer and his violent feud with the orc kingdom of Many Arrows, as they seek to take advantage of the Sundering chaos.
Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf, R. A. Salvatore
In the evolving world of the Forgotten Realms setting, the Sundering has given way to months of cloud-cloaked darkness, and war rages under that oppressive sky. The orcs have broken a hard-fought treaty that's held, however tentatively, for a hundred years, and the time to settle old scores has devolved into …
Talk Rx: five steps to honest conversations that create connection, health, and happiness, Neha Sangwan
Do you say yes when you really mean no? Do you avoid conflict at all costs? Are you waiting for someone in your life to change in order to get what you want? If so, you're not alone. Most people will do anything to avoid the unpleasant sensations that accompany having an honest exchange — even if it's as …
Harraga, Boualem Sansal
In a crumbling colonial mansion besieged by slums in the old quarter of Algiers, Lamia lives a life of self-imposed isolation, communing only with her ghosts by day, working as a paediatrician by day. Her family are dead, but for her beloved brother Sofiane, who has become a harraga one of those who risk …
An unfinished business, Boualem Sansal
Rachel and Malrich are the sons of a German father and an Algerian mother. Born in a small village in the Algerian hinterland, they are sent to Paris to be educated. Rachel excels under the French education system to become a successful businessman working for a multinational, but Malrich, 15 years younger, …
The case of the missing books, Ian Sansom
Introducing Israel Armstrong, one of literature's most unlikely detectives in the first of a series of novels from the author of the critically acclaimed Ring Road. Israel is an intelligent, shy, passionate, sensitive sort of soul: he's Jewish; he's a vegetarian; he could maybe do with losing a little weight…
Becoming Richard Pryor, Scott Saul
Brings the man and his comic genius into focus as never before. Drawing upon a mountain of original research interviews with family and friends, court transcripts, unpublished journals, screenplay drafts Scott Saul traces Pryor's rough journey to the heights of fame: from his heartbreaking childhood, his …
The best of African folklore, Phyllis Savory
Africa has a wonderfully rich store of folk tales that have been passed down from one generation to the next. There are stories about how the world came into being, stories that tell of the relationships between human beings and between man and his environment, and of the lessons to be learned from everyday …
Raindrops roll, April Pulley Sayre
In her latest gorgeously photo-illustrated nonfiction picture book, celebrated author April Pulley Sayre sheds new light on the wonders of rain, from the beauty of a raindrop balanced on a leaf to the amazing, never-ending water cycle that keeps our planet in perfect ecological balance.
Woodpecker wham!, April Pulley Sayre ; illustrated by Steve Jenkins.
Enter woodpecker world and get a bird's eye view of everyday life: hiding from hawks, feeding hungry chicks, and drilling holes to build homes. Woodpeckers are nature's home builders, creating holes that many other animals live in when the woodpeckers move on. A variety of woodpecker species fly through these…
Becoming Steve Jobs: the evolution of a reckless upstart into a visionary leader, Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli.
Co-authored by Fortune journalist Brent Schlender and Fast Company Executive Editor Rick Tetzeli, and containing exclusive material, this revelatory book will cast an entirely new light on the man behind the most successful company of all time.
My Secret Guide to Paris, Lisa Schroeder
A novel of family, friends, and a Paris adventure that readers will never forget. Nora loves everything about Paris, from the Eiffel Tower to chocolat chaud. Of course, she's never actually been there?she's only visited through her Grandma Sylvia's stories. And just when they've finally planned a trip …
My life with Charlie Brown, Charles M. Schulz ; edited and with an introduction by M. Thomas Inge.
While best known as the creator of Peanuts, Charles M. Schulz (1922-2000) was also a thoughtful and precise prose writer who knew how to explain his craft in clear and engaging ways. My Life with Charlie Brown brings together his major prose writings, many published here for the first time. Schulz's …
The genius of Charlie Brown, Charles M. Schulz
Our favourite lovable loser and owner of the world's most beloved beagle, Snoopy, Charlie Brown shares his outlook on life in this beautifully produced gift book for all generations. In his incomparable style, Charlie Brown spends his days battling with the kite-eating tree, yearning for the Little Red-Haired…
Life lessons from Lucy, Charles M. Schulz
The world's most beloved beagle shares his philosophy on life in this beautifully produced gift book for all generations. In his inimitable style, Snoopy spends his days extolling the virtues of dancing, hanging out with his best bird friend Woodstock, pursuing a full supper dish and giving his owner — our …
The Peanuts guide to happiness, Charles M. Schulz
The Peanuts gang offer their wisdom on happiness in this beautifully produced gift book for all generations. For the beguiling Peanuts gang, happiness is many things — a warm blanket, a snowy day, a full supper dish, but most of all happiness is being one of the gang. The millions of faithful Charles Schulz …
The Peanuts guide to love, Charles M. Schulz
The Peanuts gang offer their wisdom on love in this beautifully produced gift book for all generations. From Woodstock falling in love with a worm to Charlie Brown's obsession with the Little Red-Headed Girl, from Snoopy's yearning for that girl beagle to Lucy's unwavering (and unrequited) affection for …
The philosophy of Snoopy, Charles M. Schulz
The world's most beloved beagle shares his philosophy on life in this beautifully produced gift book for all generations. In his inimitable style, Snoopy spends his days extolling the virtues of dancing, hanging out with his best bird friend Woodstock, pursuing a full supper dish and giving his owner — our …
The wisdom of Woodstock, Charles M. Schulz
Our most cherished cartoon bird shares his wisdom on life in this beautifully produced gift book for all generations. From his perch on top of Snoopy's doghouse, Woodstock spends his days trying (and failing) to fly, falling in love with worms and striving to be an exemplary secretary to Snoopy. For the …
You're golden, Charlie Brown, Charles M. Schulz
Of all the Charlie Browns in the world, he's the Charlie Browniest. Now celebrate sixty-five years of that round-headed kid with this delightful collection of full-colour comic strips, together here for the first time, featuring Charlie Brown and the whole Peanuts gang-from Sally to Linus, Lucy to Schroeder, …
Keep calm and do the Snoopy dance, Charles M. Schulz
Snoopy is the quintessential cartoon dog smile-bringer. From his bantering with Woodstock to his fantasy life, it's no wonder that he's the most popular Peanuts cartoon character! And he's never more endearing than when he's expressing his ultimate joy of life by doing his happy dance (much to Lucy's dismay…
Cupcakes and cashmere at home, Emily Schuman
The highly anticipated follow up to the bestselling Cupcakes and Cashmere! In Cupcakes and Cashmere at Home, Emily Schuman expands on the personal lifestyle advice that her fans loved in her first book and on her popular blog, with a focus on interior design and entertaining at home. The book features never-…
A darker shade of magic, Victoria Schwab
Most people only know one London; but what if there were several? Kell is one of the last Travelers?magicians with a rare ability to travel between parallel Londons. There's Grey London, dirty and crowded and without magic, home to the mad king George III. There's Red London, where life and magic are revered…
The captain's courtship, Regina Scott
The dashing Captain Richard Everard has faced untold dangers at sea. Steering his young cousin through a London season, however, is a truly formidable prospect. The girl needs a sponsor, like lovely widow Lady Claire Winthrop — the woman who coldly jilted Richard years ago. Claire believed herself sensible in…
The courting campaign, Regina Scott
Emma Pyrmont has no designs on handsome Sir Nicholas Rotherford?at least not for herself. As his daughter's nanny, she sees how lonely little Alice has been. With the cook's help, Emma shows the workaholic scientist just what Alice needs. But making Nicholas a better father makes Emma wish her painful past …
The heiress's homecoming, Regina Scott
To keep her cherished childhood home, Samantha Everard must marry by her twenty-fifth birthday. Yet she refuses to marry on a whim, not even to save her fortune. When she returns to Dallsten Manor to say goodbye, the last person she expects to see is her handsome, disapproving neighbour William Wentworth…
An honorable gentleman, Regina Scott
When the owner of ramshackle Blackcliff Hall arrives, the locals have high hopes that Sir Trevor Fitzwilliam will set things to rights. Especially Gwen Allbridge, the estate manager's daughter who has single-handedly kept Blackcliff Hall going. Now she must convince Trevor to stay and make the hall — and the …
The husband campaign, Regina Scott
The moment John, Lord Hascot, encounters a young woman sheltering in his abandoned stable, his future is sealed. To prevent scandal — and protect Lady Amelia Jacoby from her parents' ire — he must propose. John's ability to trust vanished when his former love married his twin brother. Yet he offers Amelia …
The incomparable Miss Compton, Regina Scott
According to Persephone, dubbed the Incomparable Miss Compton by Society, a man in love refuses to leave your side for a second and looks at you as if you were a luscious raspberry trifle. Her cousin and chaperone Sarah has her doubts. But when the eligible Malcolm, Viscount Breckonridge, begins showing such …
Lord Borin's secret love, Regina Scott
Katherine Collins wishes her lovely stepsister Constance to inherit their father's fortune by marrying before she turns twenty-one. What the notoriously picky Constance needs is the perfect gentleman, and Katherine's covert questioning points to the dashing Alexander Wescott, Viscount Borin. But Lord Borin …
The rake's redemption, Regina Scott
Even infamous duelist and poet Vaughn Everard has qualms about dragging an innocent lady into his quest for revenge. But Imogene Devary is the daughter of the man suspected of murdering Vaughn's uncle. Surely that makes her fair game in order to uncover the truth. Can the man who writes such moving verse be …
Utterly devoted, Regina Scott
The beautiful, sought-after Eloise Watkin has a painful secret, and he's just walked back into her life. Renowned rake Jareth Darby vows he is reformed and seeks only forgiveness from the woman he wronged five years ago. How can Eloise settle for sweet revenge when what she truly wants is his love?
Would-be wilderness wife, Regina Scott
Drew Wallin's youngest brother is determined to see him married?so he kidnaps Drew a prospective bride. Not only is Catherine Stanway beautiful, but she's a nurse who can help their ailing mother. Drew doesn't have time for distractions — he's too busy watching over his fatherless siblings. Yet he's drawn to …
The bride wore denim, Lizbeth Selvig
When Harper Lee Crockett returns home to Paradise Ranch, Wyoming, the last thing she expects is to fall head-over-heels in lust for Cole, childhood neighbour and her older sister's long-time boyfriend. The spirited and artistic Crockett sister has finally learned to resist her craziest impulses, but this …
The bride wore red boots, Lizbeth Selvig
Good guys wear black, Lizbeth Selvig
Dewey Mitchell loves three things: fixing old cars, football, and family. Although an illness robbed him of his NFL dreams and his hopes for a big family of his own, he's made himself content working the family business and coaching middle school football. But when his town's vibrant new librarian and her …
The rancher and the rock star, Lizbeth Selvig
To the world, Gray Covey is a rock superstar. But to his runaway son, he's simply the father who never has any time for him. To prove that he's more than his rock star lifestyle, for the next few weeks Gray must put aside his fame and become — a farmhand? Abby Stadtler has built the perfect, quiet life for …
Rescued by a stranger, Lizbeth Selvig
A woman full of dreams. When a stranger arrives in town on a vintage motorcycle, Jill Carpenter has no idea her life is about to change. She never expected her own personal knight in shining armor would be an incredibly charming and handsome Southerner — but one with a deep secret. A man outrunning a tragedy…
Lone star, Paullina Simons
Chloe is weeks away from college when she embarks on a grand European adventure with her boyfriend and two best friends. Their destination is Barcelona, with its promise of romance and mystery, but first they must detour through the historic cities of Eastern Europe to settle an old family debt.
300 sandwiches: multilayered love story … with recipes, Stephanie Smith
"Honey, you are 300 sandwiches away from an engagement ring." When New York Post writer Stephanie Smith made a turkey and swiss on white bread for her boyfriend, Eric (aka E), he took one bite and uttered those now-famous words. While her beau's declaration initially seemed unusual, even antiquated, …
DIY bedroom décor: 50 awesome ideas for your room, Tana Smith
Turn your dream bedroom into a reality! Written by popular YouTube style expert Tana Smith, DIY Bedroom Decor teaches you how to personalize your space with all your favorite looks. From an Ombre Painted Canvas and Ribbon Chandelier to Chalkboard Frames and Sequin Curtains, this guide shows you how to create …
Desert god, Wilbur Smith
Across the lush plains of Egypt, Taita, a freed eunuch slave, wears his authority lightly. Not only is he the close advisor to the Pharaoh, but he is guardian to Pharaoh Tamose's two teenage sisters, the young beauties Tehuti and Bekatha. But the kingdom is not at peace. They have been fighting Southern Egypt…
The golden lion: a novel of heroes in a time of war, Wilbur Smith
In this epic African adventure, Wilbur Smith returns to his longest-running series — and the very beginnings of the Courtney family saga in the late seventeenth century — with a sequel to the action-packed novel Birds of prey. The golden lion follows Hal Courtney's adventures after the Christians have routed …
Paris, he said, Christine Sneed
Jayne is questioning the choices she has made in the years since college and is struggling to pay her bills in Manhattan when she is given the opportunity to move to Paris with her wealthy lover and benefactor, Laurent Moller, who owns and operates two art galleries, one in New York, the other in Paris. He …
Fire study, Maria V. Snyder
When word that Yelena is a Soulfinder — able to capture and release souls — spreads like wildfire, people grow uneasy. Already Yelena's unusual abilities and past have set her apart. As the Council debates Yelena's fate, she receives a disturbing message: a plot is rising against her homeland, led by a …
Magic study, Maria V. Snyder
With her greatest enemy dead, and on her way to be united with the family she'd been stolen from long ago, Yelena should be pleased. But although she has gained her freedom, she once again finds herself alone — separated from her lover Valek and suspected as a spy for her reluctance to conform to Sitian ways…
Poison study, Maria V. Snyder
On the eve of her execution for murder, Yelena Zaltana is offered an incredible reprieve, on the condition that she becomes the food taster for the military leader of Ixia, Commander Ambrose. Avoiding poison is the least of her troubles, however. General Brazell, father of the man she killed, has vowed bloody…
Scent of magic, Maria V. Snyder
Coming out of hiding to find her sister and repair their estrangement, and to stop King Tohon from winning control of the Realms, Avry of Kazan, the last Healer in the Fifteen Realms, must support Tohon's opponents by teaching them forest skills and destroying an army of the walking dead.
Spy glass, Maria V. Snyder
After siphoning her own blood magic in the showdown at Hubal, student glass magician Opal Cowan lost her powers. Immune to the effects of magic, Opal is now an outsider looking in, spying through the glass on those with the powers she once had. Powers that make a difference in the world. Suddenly the …
Taste of darkness, Maria V. Snyder
What would you do if the future of your world rests of your decision? Avry knows hardship and trouble. She fought the plague and survived. She took on King Tohon and defeated him. But now her heart-mate, Kerrick, is missing, and Avry fears he's gone forever. But there's a more immediate theat. The Skeleton …
Touch of power, Maria V. Snyder
Laying hands upon the injured and dying, Avry of Kazan assumes their wounds and diseases into herself. But rather than being honored for her skills, she is hunted. Abducted by a band of rogues whose leader values her gift, she must heal a plague-stricken prince — leader of a campaign against her people…
Backwoods, Jill Sorenson
When plans for a wilderness retreat with her teenage daughter Brooke go awry, Abby Hammond reluctantly pairs up with Brooke's stepbrother and his dad, Nathan Strom, for the weeklong trek. The only thing Abby has in common with the bad-boy former pro athlete is that their exes cheated with each other. That…
Badlands, Jill Sorenson
Every day, bodyguard Owen Jackson puts his life on the line?and keeps his feelings for Penny Sandoval locked away. Assigned to protect Penny's father, a presidential candidate, Owen can't get emotionally involved. That is, until Penny and her young son, Cruz, are abducted and taken deep into the California …
Freefall, Jill Sorenson
Park ranger Hope Banning's plans for a little R&R are put on hold when a plane crashes at the top of a remote mountain. Hope will have to climb the summit and assess the situation and the only climbing partner available is Sam Rutherford ? the enigmatic man she spent a night with six months ago. Ever since …
Island peril, Jill Sorenson
It started as a girls' outing to California's beautiful Channel Islands State Park. When Ella Hammond embarks on a kayaking trip with sexy adventure guide, Paul Dawson, sparks fly?but so does gunfire from a boat of drug smugglers.Now Ella and Paul are on the run, soaked and stranded in a rocky hideout. Ella …
Safer skies: an accident investigator on why planes crash and the state of aviation safety, David Soucie with Ozzie Cheek.
The past and future of airline safety a memoir of successes, crashes, and near misses by a former FAA accident inspector. Boarding an airplane strikes at least a small sense of fear into most people. Even though we all have heard that the odds of being struck by lightning are greater than the odds of …
100 skills you'll need for the end of the world (as we know it), Ana Maria Spagna ; illustrations by Brian Cronin.
Once the dust has settled, you'll need to know how to barter, perform basic first aid, preserve food, cut your own hair, clean a chimney, navigate by the stars, stitch a wound, darn socks, and sharpen blades. You'll also want to build a stable and safe community, so you'll need to master the arts of …
Sex by numbers: the statistics of sexual behaviour, D. J. Spiegelhalter
Whatever society we live in, and however open-minded we like to think we are, when it comes to our sex lives we all like to keep a few secrets. But this makes the jobs of sexologists professionals who study sexual behaviour pretty difficult. Luckily, David Spiegelhalter, Professor of Risk at Cambridge …
No place like you, Marnie St. Clair
She went from having everything to having nothing — except what she really needed. Heiress Lily Schofield never had to think about money, until suddenly she no longer has any. Left destitute by her father's shady dealings, Lily has only one place to go: Mirabook, her mother's country estate and the place she …
Bad behaviour: a memoir of bullying and boarding school, Rebecca Starford
It was supposed to be a place where teenagers would learn resilience, confidence and independence, where long hikes and runs in the bush would make their bodies strong and foster a connection with the natural world. Living in bare wooden huts, cut off from the outside world, the students would experience a …
The enchanted charms: the seventh adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy, Geronimo Stilton
For the seventh time Geronimo Stilton finds himself in the Kingdom of Fantasy this time Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, needs him to find the seven enchanted charms before the evil Wizard of the Black Pearl can get to them.
The hunt for the curious cheese, Geronimo Stilton
Rancid ricotta! Something strange was happening in New Mouse City. Rodents were suddenly getting sick with stomachaches, hiccups, and weird green warts?and it seemed to be related to cheese! We mice eat a lot of cheese, so this was serious. My detective friend, Hercule Poirat, asked me to help him investigate…
I'm a scaredy-mouse!, Geronimo Stilton
Geronimo Stiltonoot and his family save a young dinosaur from the river! The dinosaur and Benjamin quickly become good friends. But the dino turns out to have a tremendous talent… for mischief! Can Geronimo get him back to his herd before he causes a megalithic disaster?
The Kingdom of Fantasy, Geronimo Stilton
Geronimo Stilton is not a sportsmouse. He prefers relaxing in an armchair. However, with the Olympics coming up, sports are all anyone in New Mouse City can talk about. And a reporter like Geronimo can't help but investigate an Olympic mystery.
Run for the hills, Geronimo!, Geronimo Stilton
Finally, I was about to leave for a relaxing vacation all by myself. I was ready to kick back and connect with nature. But somehow, my peaceful trip turned into a crazy treasure hunt in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota with the entire Stilton clan in tow! Our journey even included a hot-air balloon …
Surfing for secrets, Geronimo Stilton
Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor is back in another prehistoric adventure! A mysterious rodent has been shipwrecked on Mouse Island. He's a prehistoric pirate, and he's searching for a lost Stone Age treasure! Geronimo Stiltonoot and his family volunteer to help him on his dangerous hunt.
The treasure of Easter Island, Geronimo Stilton
Holey cheese — my sister, Thea, was in danger! She had travelled to Easter Island in search of a secret treasure, and now she needed my help. There was no time to lose! My friends and I hopped on a plane to begin our search, aided by a map and a mysterious riddle. What an exciting adventure!
A scandalous bundle, Ava Stone
A Scandalous Wife: As the head of his family, Robert Beckford, the Earl of Masten, was accustomed to dealing with various problems his siblings had caused of one sort or another. However he wasn't prepared when his cad of brother ruined and then abandoned a young lady. To right the wrong, Robert married the …
Some kind of normal, Juliana Stone
What is normal? For Trevor, normal was fast guitar licks, catching game-winning passes, and partying all night. Until a car accident leaves him with no band, no teammates, and no chance of graduating. It's kinda hard to ace your finals when you've been in a coma. The last thing he needs is stuck-up Everly …
Wild with you, Sara Jane. Stone
One night with a hero is just what she needs. But more spells trouble … Dr. Katherine "Kat" Arnold left Oregon and never looked back at the town that failed her as a child. But when a new patient from Independence Falls joins her clinical trial, she returns determined to show everyone in her hometown how …
Talking to Alzheimer's: simple ways to connect when you visit a family member of friend, Claudia Strauss
This practical and accessible guide helps the friends and family of Alzheimer's patients communicate with their loved ones in ways that allow them to sustain meaningful and positive relationships.
Blackbeard's headless body swam around his ship!: the fact or fiction behind pirates, Adam Sutherland
Explores popular myths and legends, sayings and notions about pirates in a fascinating way that kids will find unputdownable! Such statements as 'Pirates made their victims walk the plank' or 'Pirates carried treasure maps' are examined, as well as where the ideas originally came from, whether they have any …
Training the best dog ever: a 5-week program using the power of positive reinforcement, Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz and Larry Kay
Training the Best Dog Ever relies on trust and treats, not choke collars; on bonding, not leash-yanking or reprimanding. The five-week training programme takes only 10 to 20 minutes of practice a day and works both for puppies and for adult dogs that need to be trained out of bad habits. Illustrated with step…
Cornflake the dragon, Ruth Symes
Twins Eddie and Izzie love animals. They want to look after all the school pets in the holidays — but the only one left is the grumpy lizard. The lizard cheers up once he goes home with them and eats the food he likes — they name him after his favourite. Then Cornflake grows two bumps on his back, which …
Spike the sea serpent, Ruth Symes ; illustrated by Tina Macnaughton.
The Secret Animal Society — an organisation which protects those very rare animals few people know even exist — is located in a remote valley close to the sea. When twins Eddie and Izzie move there with their family, they're very disappointed that many of the animals keep themselves hidden. In fact, the only …
A mind apart: understanding children with autism and Asperger syndrome, Peter Szatmari
Dr. Szatmari shares the stories of over a dozen children and families with whom he has worked. He reveals that people with autism and AS live in a world without metaphors; a visual landscape, built of images, not language. It's a place where friendly small talk may sound like a foreign tongue, where tree …
Lost in Kakadu, Kendall Talbot
It's pretentious socialite Abigail Mulholland's worst nightmare when her plane crashes into an ancient Australian wilderness. Things go from bad to downright hellish when rescuers never come. As she battles to survive in an environment that's as brutal as it is beautiful, Abigail finds herself also fighting …
Treasured secrets, Kendall Talbot
The last place Rosalina expected the clue to a 700-year-old mystery to lead is back into the arms of Archer, the one man who broke her heart. But neither can solve the puzzle without the other, so together they set off on a new adventure, weaving from Tuscany's underbelly to Archer's luxurious yacht in the …
The lie, C. L. Taylor
Best friends are there for each other through thick and thin. You trust them with your life. At least that's what Emma, Daisy, Leanne and Al think. But all that changes when they embark on a trip of a lifetime together. When they return home, only two of them are left alive and the group has been torn apart …
Because you'll never meet me, Leah Thomas
Ollie and Moritz are best friends, but they can never meet. Ollie is allergic to electricity. Contact with it causes debilitating seizures. Moritz's weak heart is kept pumping by an electronic pacemaker. If they ever did meet, Ollie would seize. But Moritz would die without his pacemaker. Both hermits from …
Never a bridesmaid, Janice A. Thompson
Mari Hays's older sister Crystal is getting married, and Mari is ecstatic to be part of the wedding. But she soon finds her expected role of maid of honour has been delegated to the worst possible choice: Sienna Jameson. She's catty, selfish, and totally into herself, and when Sienna discovers handsome …
The lord of the rings, J. R. R. Tolkien
Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power — the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring — the ring that rules them all — which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. In a sleepy village in the Shire, young …
Merciless gods, Christos Tsiolkas
Love, sex, death, family, friendship, betrayal, tenderness, sacrifice and revelation. This incendiary collection of stories from acclaimed bestselling international writer Christos Tsiolkas takes you deep into worlds both strange and familiar, and characters that will never let you go.
The palomino pony runs free, Olivia Tuffin
Georgia and her beautiful palomino pony, Lily, are hoping to make it to the Horse of the Year Show. It's a big dream and it'll take a lot of work from both of them. Georgia isn't sure she's good enough and it's affecting how she rides. How she feels about everything, in fact. It's almost as if Georgia has …
My name is Resolute, Nancy E. Turner
The year is 1729, and young Resolute Talbot and her siblings are captured by pirates and brought to the New World. Resolute and her sister are sold into slavery in New England and taught the trade of spinning and weaving. When Resolute finds herself alone in Lexington, Massachusetts, she struggles to find her…
The guns of the South, Harry Turtledove
In a speculative work of fiction, Andries Rhoodie, a strange man with an unplaceable accent, provides the losing General Robert E. Lee and his army with an unlimited quantity of AK-47s, which will assure their victory. Northern Virginia is ragged and ill equipped. The battle of Gettysburg has broken the back …
The circus ship, Chris Van Dusen
When a circus ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, the poor animals are left on their own to swim the chilly waters. Staggering onto a nearby island, they soon win over the wary townspeople with their kind, courageous ways. So well do the critters blend in that when the greedy circus owner returns to …
Rough rider, Victoria Vane
Janice Combes has two loves, bucking bulls and Dirk Knowlton. But Dirk only has eyes for a dazzling rodeo queen. How can Janice ever compete while mired ankle-deep in manure? Exchanging playful banter with Dirk is all Janice can expect — until the stormy night he knocks on her door dripping wet and needing a …
Sharp shootin' cowboy, Victoria Vane
After eight years as a Marine sniper, war-scarred Reid Everett is back in his native Wyoming. He knows and loves this rugged land, so working for wildlife services to reduce the booming wolf population suits him to a T. Wildlife biologist Haley Cooper is desperate to make a difference. Leaving the world of …
Aunt Julia and the scriptwriter, Mario Vargas Llosa
Mario Vargas Llosa's masterful, multilayered novel is set in the Lima, Peru, of the author's youth, where a young student named Marito is toiling away in the news department of a local radio station. His young life is disrupted by two arrivals. The first is his aunt Julia, recently divorced and thirteen years…
Conversation in the cathedral, Mario Vargas Llosa
Conversation in The Cathedral takes place in 1950s Peru during the dictatorship of Manuel A. Odría. Over beers and a sea of freely spoken words, the conversation flows between two individuals, Santiago and Ambrosia, who talk of their tormented lives and of the overall degradation and frustration that has …
The dream of the celt, Mario Vargas Llosa
As The Dream of the Celt opens, it is the summer of 1916 and Roger Casement awaits the hangman in London's Pentonville Prison. Dublin lies in ruins after the disastrous Easter Rising led by his comrades of the Irish Volunteers. He has been caught after landing from a German submarine. For the past year he has…
The Feast of the Goat, Mario Vargas Llosa
Returning to her native Dominican Republic, forty-nine-year-old Urania Cabral discovers that Rafael Trujillo, the depraved dictator called "The Goat," still reigns over his inner circle, which includes Urania's father, with brutality and blackmail.
The way to paradise, Mario Vargas Llosa
The dramatic lives of two bold, independent adventurers: Paul Gaugin, one of the great French painters, and his grandmother Flora Tristan, a trail-blazing women's suffragist. Flora died before her grandson was born, but their travels and obsessions unfold side by side in this novel.
Who killed Palomino Molero?, Mario Vargas Llosa
The novel is set on an air force base in Peru, where a young airman is found tortured and murdered. An entertaining and brilliantly plotted mystery, this book also takes up one of Vargas Llosa's great themes: despair at how difficult it is to be an honest man in a society based on a corruption of motives and …
A November bride, Beth K. Vogt
Sadie McAllister's clients know how lucky they are to have her: an ultra-fastidious personal chef who leaves behind a spotless kitchen and a week's worth of mouth-watering meals. Erik Davis, her best friend since middle school, is content to enjoy Sadie's culinary skills too …
Dust to dust, Melissa Walker
After surviving a tragic accident, sixteen-year-old Callie McPhee wakes up from a coma with knowledge of the afterlife where she met Thatcher, the spirit who protected her, and can help her save the people she loves from the menace of evil spirits.
Before it breaks, Dave Warner
Detective Inspector Daniel Clement is back in Broome, the tropical town where he grew up, licking his wounds from a busted marriage and struggling to be impressed by his new team of small-town, inexperienced cops. But stagnation and lethargy soon give way to a case with urgent purpose.
City of light, Dave Warner
Snowy Lane, preoccupied with a ham sandwich and the odds of making the football team on Saturday, takes the terrible phone call that signals the beginning of a series of events which are to reverberate in his life and shake the city to its foundations … ‘Gruesome’ has taken another victim and the …
There's always tomorrow, Pam Weaver
When Dottie's husband Reg receives a mysterious letter through the post, Dottie has no idea that this letter will change her life forever. Traumatised by his experiences fighting in World War II, Reg isn't the same man that Dottie remembers when he is demobbed and returns home to their cottage in Worthing.
River cottage Australia cookbook, Paul West ; foreword by Hugh Fearnely-Whittingstall ; photography by Mark Chew ; illustrations by Kat Chadwick.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has sowed the seed for a brand new River Cottage?in Australia! Somewhere between Melbourne and Sydney, and nestled between the pristine Sapphire Coast and the imposing Mount Gulaga, lies the beautiful old dairy farm which is now the home of River Cottage Australia, and 'new Hugh' …
The cursed scarab, Suzanne Weyn
Taylor has always felt a little like she belonged in ancient Egypt more than she does in the modern day. But when she helps stop a robbery at a branch of The Haunted Museum, the scarab she picks up doesn't seem to want to let her go. Mysterious people follow her from the U.S. all the way to Egypt.
Daring to dream, Suzanne Weyn
Taylor Henry loves horses, but her single mom can't afford riding lessons, much less a horse. So when she discovers an abandoned gelding and pony, Taylor is happy just to be around them. But the rescued animals have nowhere to go, and Taylor is running out of time to find them a good home. Could the empty old…
Learning to fly, Suzanne Weyn
The big competition Taylor's been training so hard for is finally here, and everything is ready! But the week before the event, Prince Albert gets colic. Taylor is devastated — will she lose her dream of competing and her beloved horse, too?
The pearl earring, Suzanne Weyn
When Lily accidentally touches a painting at The Haunted Museum, she's pulled into a dangerous fight for her life! The more she learns about the history of the portraits she'd been mesmerized by, the more she finds about the artist who painted them and the girls in the paintings. All the girls seem to have …
The phantom music box, Suzanne Weyn
Emma would rather be at her ballet class than at the Haunted Museum, but she can't miss her best friend's birthday party. In a spooky exhibit of music boxes, she's drawn to one in particular, in which a pair of dancers spin slowly to a haunting melody. But that very night, the music box shows up at her door…
Playing for keeps, Suzanne Weyn
Taylor Henry thinks Wildwood Stables is perfec — even if it needs repair and a lot more money, it's become a home to her and her new horse, Prince Albert. And as soon as Taylor trains Prince Albert to give lessons, Wildwood will be in business! But the gelding refuses to let anyone ride him except Taylor. Can…
Racing against time, Suzanne Weyn
All of Taylor's hard work with Prince Albert is finally paying off, and both she and the horse feel at home at Wildwood Stables. But spoiled Plum Mason is still causing problems, overtraining her new horse, Shafir. Can Taylor and the other Wildwood girls protect Shafir from the reckless rider?
Stealing the prize, Suzanne Weyn
Taylor Henry is thrilled to finally be in a real equestrian competition. But she's also nervous, and she doesn't want any distractions — like rich, bratty Plum Mason, who has insisted on entering with her horse, too. Taylor loves a challenge, but does Plum have a plan to steal the show?
Taking the leap, Suzanne Weyn
One of Taylor Henry's best friends at Wildwood Stables, Daphne Chang, is a brilliant rider. So when she gets the offer of a lifetime from Ross River Ranch, Wildwood's toughest competition, it comes as no surprise — but it could also mean the end of Wildwood Stables.
The Titanic locket, Suzanne Weyn
It looks like the high point of Samantha's spring vacation is going to be a glimpse of a cute boy she sees at The Haunted Museum in England. She and her sister, Jessica, and their parents are taking a cruise on the Titanic 2, a replica of the original Titanic, and there's not even wifi! At least the Titanic …
Don't think about purple elephants, Susan Whelan and Gwynneth Jones
Sometimes Sophie worries — not during the day when she is busy with family and friends, but at night when everything is calm and quiet. Her family all try to help, but somehow they just make her worries worse. Until her mother thinks of a new approach… that might just involve an elephant or two! But wait, …
So pretty it hurts, Kate White
Sassy writer turned amateur sleuth Bailey Weggins investigates the death of a supermodel.
Hurricane, David Wiesner
When a storm is raging, David and George are glad to be inside the house, snug and safe. In this spectacular picture book by Caldecott Honor recipient David Wisener, a fallen tree becomes the threshold to the limitless voyage of the imagination, which David and George share as only true friends — and brothers…
One true love, Lori Wilde
In Cupid, Texas, they say everyone has one true love. And if you write a letter to Cupid, you will get an answer in return …Now, from New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde, read how the legend of Cupid began … All it took was one great love story! Too bad for pretty young housemaid Millie …
Queen Sardine and Princess Persia, Kate Willis-Crowley
There's a new kitty on the block, and Queen Sardine's not impressed. In the second illustrated Queen Sardine adventure, eight-year-old Ivy's in a fix, struggling to cope with Marcy, an overbearing new girl at school. Ivy's feline friend Queen Sardine, on the other hand, has a new cat on Kipper Street to …
Love game: a history of tennis, from Victorian pastime to global phenomenon, Elizabeth Wilson
Tennis's gladiatorial beauty, its stylish duelling and fashionable court-wear make it a romantic's dream. Ever since young men and women first came together to play on vicarage lawns, this most Victorian of games has always had a peculiarly passionate undercurrent love even makes it into the scoring system.
Oranges are not the only fruit, Jeanette Winterson
This is the story of Jeanette, adopted and brought up by her mother as one of God's elect. Zealous and passionate, she seems seems destined for life as a missionary, but then she falls for one of her converts. At sixteen, Jeanette decides to leave the church, her home and her family, for the young woman she …
Out of Orange, Cleary Wolters
The real-life Alex Vause from the critically acclaimed, top-rated Netflix show Orange Is the New Black tells her story in her own words for the first time-a powerful, surprising memoir about crime and punishment, friendship and marriage, and a life caught in the ruinous drug trade and beyond. Fans nationwide…
Grammar for dummies, Geraldine Woods
Establishing good grammar habits will set you up for success. From English class to writing your college essay, from cooperate communications, to updating your social media sites, good grammar is essential. Grammar for Dummies takes you beyond the instruction offered in a typical English grammar course and …
On a wing and a prayer: one woman's adventure into the heart of the rainforest, Sarah Woods
As a young child, Sarah Woods imagined going on epic voyages to exotic, illusory lands filled with bizarre creatures, intoxicating rhythms, vibrant colours and other-worldly forests. As soon as she was old enough she packed a bag and set off to see the world for real, leaving friends and family behind to …
A desire so deadly, Suzanne Young
Eighteen-year-old Claire Becks leads a charmed life surrounded by her loving family, great friends, and sexy boyfriend, Ezra. Claire is known for her great advice — and for how easily she puts others at ease. And although she feels occasional bouts of sadness she can't quite place, she is otherwise happy. Then…
The Recovery, Suzanne Young
Realm hopes that with each past he helps to recover, he?ll be able to reclaim a small bit of his own in this spinoff story to Suzanne Young?s bestselling duology, The Program, and, The Treatment. Six months after the fall of The Program, ex-handler Michael Realm is struggling with his guilt.
The Remedy, Suzanne Young
Quinlan McKee is a closer. Since the age of seven, Quinn has held the responsibility of providing closure to grieving families with a special skill — she can "become" anyone. Recommended by grief counsellors, Quinn is hired by families to take on the short-term role of a deceased loved one between the ages of …
A want so wicked, Suzanne Young
Elise wakes up in a desert park with no idea who she is. After that episode, her life takes a bizarre turn. She's experiencing unexpected flashes of insight into people's lives — people she's never met before. Strangers frighten her with warnings about the approaching Shadows. And although Elise has never had …
Singletasking: get more done — one thing at a time, Devora Zack
We have become a nation — one of many — addicted to the popular, enticing, and dangerously misleading drug of multitasking. Author Devora Zack was hooked once herself. This book is her intervention — she beat her addiction and became more efficient, and she shows how you can too. You think you can do more by …
The upstairs wife: an intimate history of Pakistan, Rafia Zakaria
A memoir of Karachi through the eyes of its women. Rafia Zakaria's Muslim-Indian family immigrated to Pakistan from Bombay in 1962, feeling the situation for Muslims in India was precarious and that Pakistan represented enormous promise. And for some time it did. Her family prospered, and the city prospered.