Recreation

New Titles Digital April 2015 (arrived in March 2015)

Downloadable eAudiobooks

Bob the builder. Off-road scrambler and other stories
Bob the builder. Project: build it. Bob's big plan & other stories
Bob's Big Surprise and Other Stories
Doctor Who. Yeti attack!
This audio programme contains the television soundtracks of both Doctor Who stories to feature the Yeti - The Abominable Snowmen and The Web of Fear. Facing the marauding monsters is Patrick Troughton as the second Doctor, in adventures set in Tibet and London. Linking narration is provided by Frazer Hines, who also plays Jamie in the stories.
Douglas Adams at the BBC
Favourite poems for children.
Dance with a lobster, telephone an elephant or knock on a moonlit door - this collection includes magical, macabre, dramatic, funny, bizarre, absurd, delightful, moving and charming poems by Lewis Carroll, A.A. Milne, Edward Lear, Hilaire Belloc, Kenneth Grahame and many others.
Gardeners' Question Time
John Peel remembered : home truths special.
In a commemorative programme to mark the anniversary of John Peel's death, Tom Robinson visits - Peel Acres - to meet John's wife Sheila and their four children.
Like a charm edited by Karin Slaughter
A novel in sixteen chilling parts, linked by a glittering charm bracelet which brings misfortune to everyone who handles it. In Like A Charm, the cream of British and American crime writers combine for a must-have collection.
More classic American short stories.
Here are eight stories from master American writers of the nineteenth century.
Rowan Atkinson's The Atkinson People Rowan Atkinson
Produced by Griff Rhys Jones, "Atkinson's People" was one of the first radio series ever to star Rowan Atkinson and was a forerunner to the massively successful "Blackadder" TV series.
This idea must die : scientific theories that are blocking progress edited by John Brockman.
John Brockman, publisher of the online salon Edge.org ("the world's smartest website" The Guardian), asked 175 of the world's most influential scientists, economists, artists, and philosophers: What scientific idea is ready for retirement'.
Welcome to your child's brain : how the mind grows from conception to college Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang.
How children think is one of the most enduring mysteries — and difficulties — of parenthood. In their new book, neuroscientists Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang separate fact from fiction about the inner workings of young minds. Welcome to Your Child's Brain is eye-opening and necessary, soon to become a staple for parents and children alike.
No rest for the dead Jeff Abbott et al.
A serial novel featuring contributions by twenty-six masters of suspense follows detective Jon Nunn as he re-opens a ten-year-old case to discover if the wrong person was convicted and put to death for the murder of art curator Christopher Thomas.
The counterfeit heiress. Tasha Alexander
After an odd encounter at a grand masquerade ball, Lady Emily becomes embroiled in the murder investigation of one of the guests, a sometime actress trying to pass herself off as the mysterious heiress and world traveller Estella Lamar. Each small discovery, however, leads to more questions.
Unchain your brain : 10 steps to breaking the addictions that steal your life Daniel G. Amen and David E. Smith.
When you are chained by an addiction, it can ruin your life, devastate your family, destroy your relationships, derail your career, lower your grades, and make you physically ill. The brain plays a central role in your vulnerability to addiction and your ability to recover. Optimising your brain is the key to breaking free from your addictions.
Paths of the dead. Lin. Anderson
When Amy MacKenzie agrees to attend a meeting at a local spiritualist church, the last person she expects to hear calling to her from beyond the grave is her son. The son whom she'd only spoken to an hour before. Then the body of a young man is found inside a neolithic stone circle high above the city of Glasgow and forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod is soon on the case.
David Attenborough in his own words. David Attenborough
An audio portrait of Sir David Attenborough, Britain's best-known natural history film-maker. Here he discusses his life and achievements in this collection of BBC radio and TV interviews.
An appetite for violets. Martine. Bailey
Irrepressible Biddy Leigh, under-cook at Mawton Hall, only wants to marry her childhood sweetheart and set up her own tavern. But when her elderly master marries the young Lady Carinna, Biddy is unwittingly swept up in a world of scheming, secrets and lies.
He wanted the moon : the madness and medical genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and his daughter's quest to know him Mimi Baird, with Eve Claxton
A mid-century doctor's raw, unvarnished account of his own descent into madness, and his daughter's attempt to piece his life back together and make sense of her own.
Voyage to the volcano. Tom (Children's author) Banks
Stanley, Rasmussen and the rest of the Great Galloon crew on their way to the greatest party ever held: Count Heinz-Marie von Forbes-Martinez of Eisberg's birthday party. Can he attend the party and be reunited with his beloved?
One man guy. Michael. Barakiva
When Alek's high-achieving, Armenian-American parents send him to summer school, he thinks his summer is ruined. But then he meets Ethan, who opens his world in a series of truly unexpected ways.
Ronnie Barker at the Beeb. Ronnie Barker
Highlights from Ronnie Barker's comedy career. From his early radio career in shows such as The Navy Lark and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead to his television successes The Frost Report, Porridge, Open All Hours and, of course, The Two Ronnies, it's Barker at his brilliant best.
The beast in the jungle. Louis. Bayard
Gone for good. David Bell
Elizabeth Hampton has not spoken to her mother in weeks when she gets the phone call. Her mother has been found dead under suspicious circumstances. But who would want to kill a kind old woman who stayed at home to care for her son Ronnie's special needs? And why did her mother recently change her Will?
Diaries, 1980-1990. Alan Bennett
Alan Bennett's gentle, wry observations of life have made him one of the country's best-loved and most famous authors. He reads extracts from his bestselling diaries which offer a fascinating insight into his life - the work on location, life in Camden and fond, poignant memories of his childhood and home life.
The lady in the van. Alan Bennett
In the 1970s, an eccentric old lady called Miss Shepherd lives in an old caravan opposite Bennett's house in Camden. That is until new parking regulations come into force - and he suggests moving the van onto his driveway. Thus began an extraordinary 15 year friendship between a writer and a homeless old lady.
The madness of George III. Alan Bennett
The King is losing his mind. Doctors are brought in as his eccentric behaviour becomes more bizarre and erratic, while his son, the Prince Regent, waits - and plots.
Triple bill ; A visit from Miss Prothero ; Say something happened ; Two in Torquay. Alan Bennett
A visit from Miss Prothero: Since Mr Dodsworth retired, he has had all the time in the world. Then he has a visitor from his old firm — Miss Protheroe, who is eager to tell him all the news …
Portrait of an unknown woman. Vanora Bennett
The year is 1526. Hans Holbein, the Younger is at the beginning of his career when he travels to England under the patronage of Sir Thomas More. His arrival brings the Renaissance in painting from Europe to Britain. Little could he know that in a few short years, the family, Tudor society and England itself would have changed beyond recognition.
Womble stories. Elisabeth Beresford
Dogstar rising. Parker Bilal
The ghost runner. Parker Bilal
When a surveillance job leads private investigator Makana to the murder of a teenage girl, he and a woman named Zahra search for justice in a country where the authorities can be willing to turn a blind eye to apparent honour killings.
Inherit the dead : a novel Mark Billingham
Pericles "Perry" Christo is a PI with a past — a former cop, who lost his badge and his family when a corruption scandal left him broke and disgraced. When wealthy Upper East Side matron Julia Drusilla summons him one cold February night, he grabs what seems to be a straightforward (and lucrative) case. This classic noir tale twists and turns down New York's mean streets and along Hamptons' beaches and back roads during a bitterly cold and gray winter where nothing is as it seems and everyone has something to hide.
The Penderwicks in spring. Jeanne Birdsall
Springtime is finally arriving on Gardam Street, and there are surprises in store for each member of the family. Some surprises are just wonderful, like neighbour Nick Geiger coming home from war. And some are ridiculous, like Batty's new dog-walking business. But when some unwelcome surprises make themselves known, the best-laid plans fall apart.
Shivers! : the pirate who's afraid of everything Annabeth Bondor-Stone & Connor White.
Meet Shivers, the scaredy-est pirate to ever sail the Seven Seas. Along with his best friend, Margo, and his loyal fishmate, Albee, Shivers battles a giant squid, discovers hidden treasures, and gets pooped on by a pigeon to save his parents from the clutches of evil.
Future crime. Ben Bova
No matter what strange forms the future takes, says Ben Bova in his introduction, crime and criminals will always be with us — and with them, the need for law enforcement. Included in this collection of short stories are the full-length novel City of Darkness and "Brillo" — the famous collaboration between Bova and Harlan Ellison.
Along Came a Duke Elizabeth. Boyle
Rodeo Ranch : a western duo. Max Brand
Doc Willis, despite the nickname, is just an unemployed cowboy in Daggett Valley, a place that holds many secrets from the past - including a now-deserted mining camp. When Buck Logan lures Willis to the camp with the promise of great riches, Doc doesn't even suspect he is about to play a part in a most subtle feat of deception.
The Whites : a novel Harry Brandt
The lost track of time. Paige. Britt
Penelope is an imaginative girl, whose every day has been rigidly scheduled by her mother — until one day she falls through a hole in her calendar and lands in the Realm of Possibility, where she discovers that it, too, is stuck in a track of time, and only she can save it.
Texas! Sage. Sandra Brown
Still reeling from her fiancé's rejection, Sage Tyler is forced to fly home with the hunky Harlan Boyd, who seems more interested in her body than her feelings. However, when Sage's family business, the Tyler Drilling Company, is threatened with bankruptcy, Sage and Harlan are forced to work together to save it, falling in love in the meantime.
The duke and his duchess. Grace. Burrowes
Percival Windham is a second son and cavalry officer when he weds the beautiful Esther Himmelfarb, who bears her beloved husband four sons in little over five years of marriage. Married life thus comes to feel like endless loneliness and tribulation. Esther is exhausted and emotional; Percival is considering the wisdom of finding a mistress; and then two women from Percival's past wreak further havoc on the marriage, with potentially disastrous consequences for the entire Windham family.
To catch a rabbit. Helen. Cadbury
Two young boys stumble on a dead prostitute. She's on PCSO Sean Denton's patch. As Doncaster's youngest community support officer, he's already way out of his depth, but soon he's uncovering more than he's supposed to know.
The girl who walked on air. Emma. Carroll
The sweet spot : how to find your groove at home and work Christine Carter
Learn to step off life's treadmill and hit your stride. Carter found herself caught up in the busyness of modern life: too many conflicting obligations and not enough time, energy, or patience to get everything done. Her goal was not to live a stress-free life, but rather to build stress resilience and find a quicker path to calm and confidence. Her trials and errors are our reward.
Farewell my lovely. Raymond Chandler
The little sister. Raymond Chandler
Orfamay Quest - small, neat and prissy-looking - has come all the way from Manhattan, Kansas, to find her missing brother Orrin. Or leastways, that's what she tells Philip Marlowe, offering him a measly twenty bucks for the privilege. Marlowe's feeling charitable - and that's mistake number one. Orrin's trail leads to luscious movie starlets, uppity gangsters, suspicious cops and corpses with ice picks jammed in their necks. When trouble comes calling, sometimes it's best to pretend to be out.
The long goodbye. Raymond Chandler
In The Long Goodbye, Marlowe forms an uneasy friendship with a drunk named Terry Lennox. So when Lennox shows up late one night, looking guilty and asking for a ride to Tijuana airport, Marlowe agrees - athough he suspects he's going to regret it.
The big sleep. Raymond Chandler
Carmen Sternwood has got herself mixed up with a blackmailer, while Vivian has managed to mislay her husband, ex-bootlegger Rusty Regan. Old, ailing General Sternwood hires Marlowe to take care of things - but it's not too long before the bodies start piling up, and Marlowe finds himself knee-deep in trouble.
The lady in the lake. Raymond Chandler
Derace Kingsley, a wealthy businessman, hires Marlowe to find his estranged wife Crystal, fearing that she may have got herself into a scandal. Marlowe's heads to Kingsley's vacation home in Little Fawn Lake to find the lady. And sure enough, one turns up - drowned and almost unrecognizable except for her clothes and jewellery. But there's a snag: the body is identified as Muriel Chess, the caretaker's wife. With Crystal still missing and corpses turning up wherever he goes, the case soon turns into one of the toughest Marlowe's ever encountered.
Playback. Raymond Chandler
An unknown client hires Marlowe (via intermediaries) to follow a woman travelling under the name Eleanor King (whose real name is Betty Mayfield). Marlowe traces Mayfield to the small coastal resort town of Esmeralda in California, where he is given the run-around by practically everyone.
Poodle Springs Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker.
Marlowe is fresh from his honeymoon with heiress Linda Loring, and living a life of idle leisure in the upmarket Californian town of the title. But being a kept man soon loses its charm and, bored and restless, Marlowe sets up shop as an investigator once more. Hired by a local criminal to find a gambler on the run from his debts, he is sucked into a world of bigamy, blackmail and murder…
The 5 love languages for men : tools for making a good relationship great Gary Chapman with Randy Southern.
Presents advice for men on how the five expressions of love - quality time, words of affirmation, gifts, acts of service, and physical touch - can be adapted to an individual marriage and used to enhance the quality of that relationship.
The 5 love languages : the secret to love that lasts. Gary D. Chapman
Lord of scoundrels. Loretta Lynda Chase
Sebastian Ballister, the notorious Marquess of Dain, is big, bad, and dangerous to know. No respectable woman would have anything to do with the 'Bane and Blight of the Ballisters,' and he wants nothing to do with respectable women. He's determined to continue doing what he does best — sin and sin again — and all's going swimmingly — until the day a shop door opens and Jessica Trent walks in. She's too intelligent to fall for the worst man in the world.
The cherry orchard. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Madame Ranyevskaya and her daughter Anya have returned home from Paris to discover that their family estate - which includes their beloved cherry orchard - has to be sold to cover the family's debts. They believe a miracle can save their orchard. But will their stubborn pride and fond, childhood memories be enough?
61 hours. Lee Child
The affair. Lee Child
March 1997. A woman has her throat cut behind a bar in Carter Crossing, Mississippi. Just down the road is a big army base. Is the murderer a local guy - or is he a soldier? Jack Reacher, still a major in the military police, is sent in undercover.
Gone tomorrow. Lee Child
A Jack Reacher novel.
Persuader. Lee Child
A Jack Reacher novel.
Second son : a Jack Reacher novella. Lee Child
A Jack Reacher novel.
Worth dying for. Lee Child
A Jack Reacher novel.
Nothing to lose. Lee. Child
A Jack Reacher novel.
The awakening. Kate Chopin
Unsatisfied with the expectations of Creole society and unhappy with her family life, Edna Pontellier begins to fall in love with the dapper Robert Lebrun. Lebrun's flirtations, along with the lifestyle of renowned musician Mademoiselle Reisz, rejuvenates Edna's sense of freedom and independence. However, an affair with the womanizer Alcee Arobin provides Edna with a taste of the danger that comes with living outside of social convention.
Martyr. Rory. Clements
In this ingenious debut, Rory Clements introduces John Shakespeare, Elizabethan England's most remarkable investigator, and delivers a tale of murder and conspiracy that succeeds brilliantly as both historical fiction and a crime thriller.
Sebastian Coe in his own words. Sebastian Coe
My crooked family. James Lincoln Collier
Living with irresponsible parents in a seedy part of a big city in 1910, thirteen-year-old Roger falls in with a gang of murderous burglars and discovers an unpleasant secret about his father.
Did she kill him? : a Victorian tale of deception, adultery and arsenic. Kate Colquhoun
In the summer of 1889, young Southern belle Florence Maybrick stood trial for the alleged arsenic poisoning of her much older husband, Liverpool cotton merchant James Maybrick. The case cracked the varnish of Victorian respectability, shocking and exciting the public in equal measure as they clambered to read the latest revelations of Florence's past and glimpse her likeness in Madame Tussaud's. Historian Kate Colquhoun recounts an utterly absorbing tale of addiction, deception and adultery that keeps you asking to the very last page, did she kill him?
The marauders. Tom. Cooper
Gus Lindquist, a pill-addicted, one armed treasure hunter is obsessed with finding the lost treasure of pirate Jean Lafitte.
Dead of winter. Elizabeth. Corley
Seventeen-year-old Isabelle Mattias, the privileged daughter of an artist and a dead rock star, is an unusual teenage girl. When she disappears from college in the middle of a freezing December night, Superintendent Andrew Fenwick arrives to investigate. As unsettling hints of an abusive past surface, Fenwick grows ever more concerned for Isabelle's safety.
Grave doubts. Elizabeth. Corley
Sergeant Louise Nightingale is the model police officer: calm, composed and always in control. When her colleagues discover a connection between a series of sexual attacks and an online contest called 'The Game', Nightingale becomes involved in tracking down the perpetrator.
Innocent blood. Elizabeth. Corley
DCI Andrew Fenwick is on a case, which aims to expose a powerful paedophile ring. Moreover 11-year-old Sam Bowyers is missing, and every second counts. Meanwhile Inspector Nightingale is investigating the death of a con man who pulled a knife on a policeman, and was shot by Major Maidment. But were his actions as heroic as they seem? As tension mounts, Fenwick and Nightingale ask themselves: is innocence in the eye of the beholder?
Hay fever. Noel Coward
Judith Bliss is a famous actress who, after a string of successful roles, has retired to her country retreat. Missing the adulation of her public, she has invited a fan over for a weekend of uninterrupted adoration - unaware that the rest of her family has company arriving too. Hoping for a delightful weekend, the four unwitting visitors are subjected to the full force of the Bliss's theatrical lifestyle…
The outsider. Chris Culver
Ash Rashid is a detective with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and one of the few Muslims on the force. Never one to play by the rules, Ash has decided he wants out of the police. So the last thing he wants to get involved in is a fresh murder investigation. But when Ash hears that the mother of his daughter's best friend has been killed in a brutal hit and run he steps in to help.
By nightfall. Michael Cunningham
Peter and Rebecca Harris — mid-forties denizens of Manhattan's SoHo, he a dealer, she an editor — are admirable, enviable contemporary urbanites with every reason, it seems, to be happy. Then Rebecca's much younger look-alike brother, Ethan (known in the family as Mizzy, "the mistake"), shows up for a visit.
The mighty Miss Malone. Christopher Paul Curtis
With love and determination befitting the "world's greatest family," twelve-year-old Deza Malone, her older brother Jimmie, and their parents endure tough times in Gary, Indiana, and later Flint, Michigan during the Great Depression.
The cat ate my gymsuit. Paula Danziger
When the unconventional English teacher who helped her conquer many of her feelings of insecurity is fired, a junior high student uses her new found courage to campaign for the teacher's reinstatement.
Spellbound. Sylvia. Day
"Victoria." Her name, just one word, but spoken with such possession she could almost feel the collar around her neck. "It's in your nature," he murmured. "The desire to be taken."
Saving Lucas Biggs Marisa de los Santos and David Teague
The one thing thirteen-year-old Margaret O'Malley is sure of is that her father is innocent. So when the unthinkable happens and he's sentenced to death by the cruel Judge Biggs, Margaret is desperate to save him. She'll do whatever it takes, even if it means using her family's secret — and forbidden — ability to travel through time.
For all time. Jude Deveraux
Return to charming Nantucket with Jude Deveraux, the New York Times bestselling author of unforgettable romance. For All Time is the second novel in her fabulous Nantucket Brides trilogy, with more from a new generation of Montgomery-Taggerts, the beloved family from Jude's classic novels.
True love. Jude Deveraux
After she mysteriously inherits a nineteenth-century Nantucket house, Alix Madsen gets drawn into the unsolved disappearance of her ancestor two hundred years ago and begins to have feelings for Jared Montgomery, who lives in the property's guesthouse. Set on the magical Massachusetts island of Nantucket, this novel introduces characters from a new generation of Montgomery-Taggerts, beloved family from many of the author's previous novels.
A giant problem Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black
As giants start waking up and destroying everything around their Florida neighbourhood, Nick, Laurie, Jules, and Cindy work frantically to find a solution.
The nixie's song. Tony DiTerlizzi
Eleven-year-old Nicholas Vargas only thinks his life has been turned upside down after his father remarries and moves his new wife and daughter into the soon-to-be completed Mangrove Hollow. But an "expedition" to a nearby lake turns up a little nixie with a giant problem — the huge, lumbering, fire-breathing variety — and it's up to Nick, his stepsister Laurie, and his big brother, Julian to figure out the best way to stop a host of rampaging giants before all of Florida goes up in smoke.
The wyrm king Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black.
Nick, Julie, Laurie, and their friends try to prevent a hydra from destroying Florida.
Sister of my heart. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
A novel on sisterhood featuring two cousins from India, both forced into arranged marriages. It chronicles the way they help each other overcome family dramas in India and the U.S.
The poacher's son. Paul. Doiron
Desperate and alone, game warden Mike Bowditch strikes up an uneasy alliance with a retired warden pilot, and together the two men journey deep into the Maine wilderness in search of a runaway fugitive — Mike's father. But the only way for Mike to save his father is to find the real killer — which could mean putting everyone he loves in the line of fire.
Stinkbomb & Ketchup-Face and the badness of badgers. John. Dougherty
Come and join our intrepid heroes Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face as they set off on a highly dangerous and nail-biting adventure (or it may just be very silly and mildly perilous!). Oh, and there might be a few dodgy badgers hanging about too … Meet the funniest collection of characters ever known to mankind in this stupendously hilarious book that will make you laugh your socks off, and quite possibly your ears too.
Brilliant. Roddy Doyle
A Tokyo murder. John Dryden
Three dramas surrounding the murder of a young teacher in Japan, each from a different perspective: her parents who arrive to search for her, the detective sent to investigate and the woman herself.
The generation game. Sophie. Duffy
Philippa Smith is in her forties and has a beautiful newborn baby girl. She also has no husband, and nowhere to turn. Retracing her life, she confronts the daily obstacles that shaped her very existence. From the tragic events of her childhood abandonment, to the astonishing accomplishments of those close to her, Philippa learns of the sacrifices others chose to make, and the outcome of buried secrets.
The woman before me. R. E. Dugdall
Rose Wilks' life is shattered when her newborn baby Joel is admitted to intensive care. Emma Hatcher has all that Rose lacks. Beauty. A loving husband. A healthy son. Until tragedy strikes and Rose is the only suspect. Now, having spent nearly five years behind bars, Rose is just weeks away from freedom. Her probation officer Cate must decide whether Rose is remorseful for Luke's death, or whether she remains a threat to society.
Living with it. Lizzie. Enfield
One-year-old Iris is deaf. Her parents, Ben and Maggie, are devastated. So are their close friends, Isobel and Eric. Isobel knows that her decision, taken years ago, not to have her own children vaccinated against measles is to blame for Iris's deafness. And Ben knows this too. To make matters worse, Isobel is the woman he fell in love with in his twenties - the woman who married his best friend. As he and Maggie start legal proceedings, Isobel's world begins to unravel.
The shell game : a short story. Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg.
It was love at first con. Find out how FBI Special Agent Kate O'Hare and con artist Nicolas Fox first met in this exclusive eBook original short story!
Bleak expectations : the complete fifth series. Mark. Evans
The epic Victorian comedy returns with more of the remarkable adventures of Pip Bin as he battles his evil ex-guardian Mr Gently Benevolent (Anthony Head) in six more chapters of tragedies and triumphs in the style of Charles Dickens after too much gin.
Bleak expectations : the complete first series. Mark. Evans
Bleak Expectations is the remarkable adventures of young Philip Bin as he struggles to rescue himself and his sisters from the plotting of his guardian, the scheming, evil and badly-named Mr Gently Benevolent, and the blood-curdling Hardthrasher brothers. A Victorian epic of awful schools including the aptly named St Bastards, worse prisons, nuns at St Bitches, giant rabbits, and long lost super-hero aunts, in the style of Charles Dickens after far too much gin.
Bleak expectations : the complete fourth series. Mark. Evans
Series Four begins with Pip, who must enlist the help of his former nemesis to fight a new evil spreading terror and cake-crumbs through the streets of London.
Olivia : the audio collection. Ian Falconer
Finally available on audio, all five Olivia titles in one collection, gloriously read by Dame Edna Everage. Share in the antics and adventures of Olivia, everyone's favourite hyperactive piglet, as she spins tall tales about lion taming and tightrope walking, plays amateur detective, starts her own one-pig band, saves Santa from being cooked in the fireplace, and creates more than her fair share of havoc that will amuse and delight listeners of all ages.
Dark challenge. Christine. Feehan
Dark fire. Christine. Feehan
When Darius, the leader of a small band of Carpathian musicians, first sees the new mechanic hired to work on the band's touring vehicles, he is astonished to see the red colour of her hair. It has been centuries since he last saw colours or even felt emotions. Although mechanic Tempest Trine needs the job, she quickly realises she's bitten off more than she can chew. Darius seems to understand her unique gifts but does his kiss offer the love and belonging she seeks, or a danger more potent than anything she has ever known?
Dark guardian. Christine. Feehan
Jaxon Montgomery is a woman hunted. Trained by the Special Forces, honed by a traumatic childhood, she is a policewoman with an undisputed reputation. She meets her match when she is set up to be murdered by an enemy. Hunted on all sides, she can only turn to the mysterious stranger who seems more dangerous than any other she has ever known. He ran with the wolves… Materialized from the mists… Hijacked the very heavens to his whims…
Dark legend. Christine. Feehan
He woke deep within the ground, and the first sensation he felt was hunger. An overwhelming hunger for blood that demanded satisfaction. But as he hunted the dark streets of Paris for prey, a voice called to him, soothing, calming, giving him the strength to control his craving. Francesca Del Ponce was a healer, a woman who radiated goodness as powerfully as the sun did light. But surely his obsession with her would turn him as his twin brother had turned, leaving the world with two monsters instead of one.
Dark melody. Christine. Feehan
Dayan has been searching for centuries to find the one woman who can complete him, a true lifemate. Then Corrine Wentworth walks in, and Dayan knows instantly that she is the one. Corrine wants nothing more than to surrender her life and soul to Dayan, but she is suffering from a degenerative heart disease, and pregnant with her late husband's child. She is also running from the men who killed her husband.
The memory key. Conor Fitzgerald
On a freezing November night Commissioner Alec Blume is called to the scene of a shooting. The victim is Sofia Fontana, the sole witness to a previous killing. Blume's enquiries lead from a professor with a passion for the art of memory to a hospitalised ex-terrorist whose injuries have left her mind innocently blank; from present day Rome's criminal underclass, to a murderous train station bombing in central Italy several decades ago.
Lucky man. Michael J. Fox
The memoir of Michael J. Fox and his first ten years living with Parkinson's Disease.
The anatomy of wings. Karen Foxlee
Ten-year-old Jennifer Day lives in a small mining town full of secrets. Trying to make sense of the sudden death of her teenage sister Beth, she looks to the adult world around her for answers.
The midnight dress. Karen Foxlee
When Rose Lovell and her father arrive in a north Queensland sugarcane town, she knows how it will go: her father will dry out for a while, then binge at the pub one night. The next morning he'll start packing, by lunch they'll be gone. At the local high school, Rose meets beautiful Pearl Kelly, who convinces Rose to take part in the annual Harvest Parade. Something draws her to the old dressmaker's house at the foot of the mountain, and the moment she enters Edie Baker's rundown kitchen, she senses something magical. Over the weeks, Edie apprentices Rose in the fine art of dressmaking, using discarded things form her shadowy back rooms. And while they sew together, Edie tells Rose the story of her parents' love and the dark mysteries of the mountain. As the night of the Harvest Parade approached, Rose knows that one day she will climb these to see the place for herself.
Left neglected. Lisa Genova
Sarah, a career-driven young mother, suffers a traumatic brain injury in a car accident that leaves her unable to perceive left-side information. The disability causes her to struggle through an uncertain recovery as she adapts to her new life.
Still Alice. Lisa Genova
"Still Alice" is a compelling debut novel about a 50-year-old woman's sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer's disease, written by first-time author Lisa Genova, who holds a Ph. D in neuroscience from Harvard University. In turns heartbreaking, inspiring and terrifying, "Still Alice" captures in remarkable detail what's it's like to lose your mind.
John Gielgud in his own words. John Gielgud
Sir John Gielgud was one of his generation's leading actors, who won an Academy Award. In this collection we hear - in his own words - about his family and childhood, deciding to be an actor and his first confident performance. He also talks about bringing Shakespeare back to the West End, directing plays himself, film vs. theatre acting, making mistakes and writing his autobiographies.
Rhod Gilbert's bulging barrel of laughs. Rhod. Gilbert
Welcome to your new life. Anna. Goldsworthy
When Anna Goldsworthy, pianist and perfectionist, falls pregnant with her first child, her excitement is tempered by the daunting journey ahead. In Welcome to Your New Life, she shares the dizzying wonder and crippling anxiety that come with creating new life.
The island of Dr. Libris. Chris Grabenstein
A twelve-year-old boy, worried that his parents may divorce, discovers that an island in the middle of the lake where he is spending the summer is the testing grounds of the mysterious Dr. Libris, who may have invented a way to make the characters in books come alive.
G is for gumshoe. Sue Grafton
For PI Kinsey Milhone, danger comes with the job, but she never expects to find herself at the top of a hit man's list so Kinsey decides to hire a bodyguard. With PI Robert Dietz watching her 24/7, Kinsey is feeling on edge, especially with their growing sexual tension. Then, Agnes dies of an apparent homicide, Kinsey realizes the old lady wasn't so senile after all and maybe she was trying to tell her something. Now Kinsey's determined to learn the truth, even if it kills her.
Lacey's house. Joanne Graham
Lacey Carmichael leads a solitary life. To her neighbours she is the mad old woman who lives at the end of the lane, crazy but harmless. Until she is arrested on suspicion of murder. When Rachel Moore arrives in the village, escaping her own demons, the two women form an unlikely bond.
Dragon tales Kenneth Grahame & Edith Nesbit
A collection of dragon stories by two children writers. Presented with lively music and sound effects.
The white princess. Philippa Gregory
Beautiful eldest daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville the White Queen the young princess Elizabeth faces a conflict of loyalties between the red rose and the white. Forced into marriage with Henry VII, she must reconcile her slowly growing love for him with her loyalty to the House of York, and choose between her mother's rebellion and her husband's tyranny. Then she has to meet the Pretender, whose claim denies the House of Tudor itself.
The white queen. Philippa Gregory
The White Queen tells the story of a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition who, catching the eye of the newly crowned boy king, marries him in secret and ascends to royalty. While Elizabeth rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for the success of her family, her two sons become central figures in a mystery that has confounded historians for centuries: the missing princes in the Tower of London whose fate is still unknown.
Black horizon. James M. Grippando
Ford County John Grisham
John Grisham returns to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his immensely popular first novel, "A Time to Kill," with this wholly surprising collection of stories.
License to thrill. Dan Gutman
The wackiest road trip in history has reached its final destination… But Coke and Pepsi McDonald aren't in the clear just yet! Before they reach the finish line, the twins will be Abducted by aliens, Trapped with a venomous snake, Pushed through a deadly turbine, and Thrown into a volcano.
Blood sugar. Lee Hall
Jill is 14, overweight and obsessed with food. Her mum is glamourous, disappointed in Jill and about to embark on a new relationship with Billy, whilst Dad watches silently from a chair.
Child of the snow. Lee Hall
Matti is the 14-year-old son of a traditional Sami family living in Lapland, living 250 miles inside the Arctic Circle. Matti is a modern boy, who loves messing about with computers and hates pollution, drugs and Ginger Spice.
Children of the rain. Lee Hall
Drama about extraordinary children presenting the thoughts and opinions of British children about children in other parts of the world.
Gristle. Lee Hall
Peter returns home to poverty in Newcastle, from active service in Northern Ireland. He has been horribly injured, and his relationship with his wife and friends deteriorates. His status as the outsider allows him to see the corruption of everyday existence, but he is unable to salvage any dignity from his situation.
Spoonface Steinberg. Lee Hall
Spoonface is a young autistic Jewish girl who, learning that she is terminally ill, contemplates the meaning of life and death in a dramatic monologue interwoven with operatic extracts from the magical voice of Maria Callas.
The reluctant midwife. Patricia Harman
The Great Depression has hit West Virginia hard. While she can handle most situations, Becky is still uneasy helping women deliver their babies. For these mothers-to-be, she relies on an experienced midwife, her dear friend Patience Murphy. Her skills and courage will be tested when a calamitous forest fire blazes through a Civilian Conservation Corps camp. And she must find a way to bring Isaac back to life and rediscover the hope they both need to go on.
The hollow man. Oliver Harris
Detective Nick Belsey is broke. Now it looks like he's out of a job - something happened last night, something with the boss' wife… At dawn, on what should be the last day of Belsey's career, Hampstead CID is ghostly quiet. Belsey checks the overnight files. There's a missing-person report. But this one's different. It's on the Bishops Avenue, London's richest street. Belsey sees a scam, an escape route. But he hasn't got there first.
Fatherland. Robert Harris
Nazi Germany has won the war. Churchill is living in exile. King Edward and Queen Wallis are puppet monarchs of the United Kingdom. It is 1964, a week before Hitler's 75th birthday. Anton Lesser stars as the Berlin detective called to investigate the suspicious death of a retired German senior civil servant. His enquiries lead him down a road to uncovering a terrifying secret that has so far been hidden from the world.
Winnie of the waterfront. Rosie Harris
Crippled by polio, Winnie has little to look forward to. She's sent to an orphanage after her father is reported 'missing presumed dead', and her mother dies while on a drinking spree. Will her life improve at last or will she always be alone?
The Tao of Pooh. Benjamin Hoff
Author Benjamin Hoff shows that the philosophy of Winnie-the-Pooh is amazingly consistent with the principles of Taoism and demonstrates how you can use these principles in your daily life.
Prey. Linda Howard
Veil of night. Linda Howard
Jaclyn Wilde is a wedding planner who loves her job - until the bride whose wedding she's organising is brutally killed, with everyone involved pointing fingers at everyone else. Eric Wilder is the detective assigned to the case. There's too much evidence implicating too many people and compounding his problems is Jaclyn Wilde who keeps interfering with him, distracting him and somehow fouling up everything. To top things off, somehow she becomes the focus of the killer, and he finds himself with a completely different problem.
Derek Jacobi in his own words. Derek Jacobi
Sir Derek Jacobi is a multi award-winning actor. In this recording he discusses his life and achievements in a series of interviews from the BBC radio and TV archive.
The portrait of a lady. Henry James
Tells of the psychological impact of European culture upon an American girl, Isabel Archer, and of her unfortunate marriage.
A certain justice. P. D. James
Venetia Aldridge QC is a distinguished criminal lawyer. When she secures the acquittal of a young man, Garry Ashe, from the charge of murdering his aunt, a series of bizarre events is set in train, starting with her own murder. Adam Dalgliesh, the poet Scotland Yard commander, uncovers the reason for Venetia's death, and its connection with the subsequent murder of her office cleaner.
A taste for death. P. D. James
When two men are discovered with their throats cut in the vestry of St Matthew's Church, the police are faced with an intriguing challenge. For one of the victims was ex-Government minister Sir Paul Berowne, the other Harry Mack, a local tramp and alcoholic. For Commander Adam Dalgliesh the case is particularly affecting - he had known Berowne, and the minister had asked for his help regarding an anonymous letter shortly before his resignation.
The far pavilions. M. M. Kaye
The story of an Englishman reared as a Hindu and his overwhelming love for an Indian princess.
Pilgrim's wilderness : a true story of faith and madness on the Alaska Frontier. Tom. Kizzia
Documents the story of Robert "Papa Pilgrim" Hale and the antiestablishment family settlement in remote Alaska that was exposed as a cult-like prison where Hale brutalized and isolated his wife and fifteen children.
The dragonsitter disasters. Josh. Lacey
Three books in one means triple the fun! Eddie is looking after his uncle Morton's dragon Ziggy whilst he is on holiday — but it's not long before disaster strikes! Soon the fridge is empty, the curtains are blazing, and the postman is fleeing down the garden path.
Criminal enterprise. Owen Laukkanen
The Russia house. John Le Carre
A Russian defector has turned over a document that claims to show the weaknesses of the Soviet defence system. Doubting its authenticity, British Intelligence sends publisher Barney Blair to Moscow in an attempt to contact the original writer of the document. Soon, Blair uncovers the truth behind the mysterious document, and finds himself in the middle of a surprising romance as well.
The key. Peter Lerangis
Discover the history behind the mystery of the Seven Wonders. Follow the tale of Aliyah and Osman, twin treasure hunters pressed into a life of crime. For them, every day is another desperate death-defying adventure until they stumble upon the key that may lead to the greatest treasure ever. But to take home this magical orb, they must first battle their way out of the Tomb of Shadows.
Da Vinci's ghost : genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image. Toby. Lester
Journalist and storyteller Toby Lester brings Vitruvian Man to life, resurrecting the ghost of an unknown Leonardo. Populated by a colourful cast of characters, including Brunelleschi of the famous Dome, "Da Vinci's Ghost" opens up a surprising window onto the artist and philosopher himself and the tumultuous intellectual and cultural transformations he bridged.
Scarlet ibis Gill. Lewis
Scarlet's used to looking after her brother, Red. He's special — different. Every night she tells him his favourite story — about the day they'll fly far away to the Caroni Swamp in Trinidad, where thousands of birds fill the sky. But when Scarlet and Red are split up and sent to live with different foster families, Scarlet knows she's got to do whatever it takes to get her brother back …
One heart to win. Johanna Lindsey
Tiffany reluctantly travels to 1880s Montana Territory to end a family feud, a journey during which a train robbery and a case of mistaken identity lands her in her alluring fiancé's ranch home.
The call of the wild. Jack London
The gripping adventures of Buck, a courageous creature forced into the brutal life of sled-dog during the Alaskan gold rush. Forced to relinquish the safety of his familiar world, Buck survives and ultimately prevails in the harsh realities of the Far North through the discovery of his own primitive nature.
Bless this mouse. Lois Lowry
Mouse Mistress Hildegarde musters all her ingenuity to keep a large colony of church mice safe from the exterminator and to see that they make it through the dangerous Blessing of the Animals.
The evertree Marie Lu
Of marriageable age. Sharon. Maas
Savitri grows up among the servants of a pre-war English household in Madras but her family's traditional customs clash against English upper-class prejudice, threatening her love for the son of the house. Nataraj, raised as the son of an idealistic doctor in rural South India, finds life in London heady, with girls and grass easily available … until he is summoned back home to face raw reality. Saroj, her fire hidden by outward reserve, comes of age in Guyana, South America. When her strict, orthodox Hindu father goes one step too far, she finally rebels against him and even against her gentle, apparently docile Ma.
More perfect than the moon. Patricia MacLachlan
Eight-year-old Cassie Witting is upset when she finds out that her mother, Sarah, is expecting a baby, but writing in the journal that belonged to her brother Caleb helps her sort out her feelings and understand that Sarah will always love her.
Mama Maggie : the untold story of one woman's mission to love the forgotten children of Egypt's garbage slums Marty Makary and Ellen Vaughn
Since 1997, Maggie Gobran and her organization Stephen's Children have been changing lives in Cairo's notorious zabala, or garbage slums. Her innovative, transformational work has garnered worldwide fame and multiple Nobel Prize nominations. This book chronicles Mama Maggie's surprising pilgrimage from privileged child to stylish businesswoman to college professor pondering God's call to change.
Life from scratch : a memoir of food, family, and forgiveness. Sasha. Martin
Sasha Martin set herself a rather ambitious goal: to cook - and eat - her way around the world with 196 recipes from 196 countries in 196 weeks. This is a story about food from around the globe but also about how food can transform us, about being a mother and a wife, about loving the world, and about learning to love ourselves.
Memoir. John McGahern
This is the story of John McGahern's childhood; of his mother's death, his father's anger and bafflement, and his own discovery of literature and his ambition to become a writer. At the heart of the book is an unembarrassed homage by a loving son to a woman who protected him and his sisters from his father's unpredictable moods.
Beautiful disaster. Jamie. McGuire
Suffering from Fifty Shades withdrawal symptoms? Then meet Travis. Good Girl. Abby Abernathy doesn't drink or swear and she works hard. Abby believes she has created enough distance between her and the darkness of her past, but when she arrives at college, her dreams of a new beginning are quickly challenged by the university's walking one-night stand.
Eye contact. Fergus McNeill
Marty McGuire. Kate. Messner
When Marty is cast as the princess in the third-grade play, she learns about improvisation, which helps her become more adaptable.
Sex from scratch : making your own relationship rules. Sarah. Mirk
With nearly half of marriages ending in divorce, an increasing number of people deciding not to have kids, and more people than ever identifying as LGBT, modern life is clearly in the need of modern relationship advice. Rather than telling readers how to snag a partner and find "true love," it gleans real-life knowledge from people of all sexualities and genders - including individuals trying to make open relationships work to those who have opted against having children - distilling their hard-earned wisdom.
Command decision. Elizabeth Moon
Kylara had to leave a bright future as a military cadet and was thrown into the brutal world of off-world trading. This subsequent career in the family business was tough: marked by war, mutiny and attempted assassination. But then her home was attacked and her parents killed - their trading empire left in ruins. Now she must save what is left of the family and the business, with few friends and too few assets.
Engaging the enemy. Elizabeth Moon
The brilliantly unorthodox Kylara Vatta, black-sheep scion of Vatta Transport Ltd., one of the galaxy's wealthiest merchant houses, is a heroine like no other, blessed with a killer instinct for business and for battle. Now, in the aftermath of cold-blooded assassinations that have left her parents dead and the Vatta shipping empire shattered, Kylara faces her greatest challenge yet.
Marque and reprisal. Elizabeth Moon
Although the exciting military career she hoped for never got off the ground, Ky Vatta ended up seeing plenty of combat when she took the helm of one of the commercial transport vessels in her family's fleet … and steered it into a full-blown war. Now the lessons she learned in that trial by fire are about to pay off — because this time, the war has come to her.
Trading in danger. Elizabeth Moon
Kylara Vatta is the only daughter in a family full of sons, and her father's only child to buck tradition by choosing a military career instead of joining the family business. But with a single error in judgment, it all comes crumbling down. But soon after opportunity's door slams shut, Ky finds herself with a ticket to ride - and a shot at redemption - as captain of a Vatta Transport ship.
Victory conditions. Elizabeth Moon
The road from Gap Creek. Robert Morgan
The Road to Gap Creek takes us back into the lives of Julie and Hank as well as their children, seen through the eyes of their youngest daughter, Annie. Through Annie we watch the four Richards children create their own histories, lives that include both triumph and hardship in the face of the Great Depression and World War II.
Body snatchers affair : a Carpenter and Quincannon mystery Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini
Two missing bodies and two separate investigations take Carpenter and Quincannon from the heights above San Francisco Bay to the depths of Chinatown's opium dens. For John Quincannon, this is a first: searching a Chinatown opium den for his client's husband, missing in the middle of a brewing tong war set to ignite over the stolen corpse of Bing Ah Kee. Meanwhile, his partner, Sabina Carpenter, unsure of the dark secrets her suitor might be concealing, searches for the corpse of a millionaire, stolen from a sealed family crypt and currently being held for ransom.
Norwegian wood. Haruki Murakami
The tragic death of their best friend has a profound influence on the passionate relationship between Toro, a serious young college student in Tokyo, and Naoko, an introspective beauty.
Echo Lake. Carla Neggers
Heather Sloan has landed her dream job - the renovation of Vic Scarlatti's stately 1912 country home overlooking the icy waters of Echo Lake in Knights Bridge, Massachusetts. Diplomatic Security Service agent Brody Hancock left Knights Bridge at eighteen, a few steps ahead of arrest and the wrath of Heather's older brothers. Though Brody never planned to return, Vic, a retired diplomat and friend, needs his help. Staying at Vic's guest house makes it impossible to avoid running into a Sloan at every turn - especially Heather.
The devil's star. Jo Nesbo
In the heat of a sweltering Oslo summer, a young woman is found murdered in her flat with one of her fingers cut off and a tiny red star-shaped diamond placed under her eyelid. An off-the-rails alcoholic barely holding on to his job, Detective Harry Hole is assigned the case with Tom Waaler, a hated colleague whom Harry believes is responsible for the murder of his partner.
The leopard. Jo Nesbo
The snowman. Jo Nesbo
The night the first snow falls a young boy wakes to find his mother gone. He walks through the silent house, but finds only wet footprints on the stairs. In the garden looms a solitary figure: a snowman bathed in cold moonlight, its black eyes glaring up at the bedroom windows. Round its neck is his mother's pink scarf.
Destroyer of worlds Larry Niven and Edward M. Lerner
A tale set ten years after the events in "Juggler of Worlds" traces the reluctant efforts of the Puppeteers to counter onrushing alien refugees who are ransacking the planets they pass on their way toward the Fleet of Worlds.
The Ringworld engineers. Larry Niven
Twenty years after Louis Wu discovered the Ringworld, he and Speaker-to-Animals are going back, captives of a deposed puppeteer leader bent on regaining his status. But when they arrive, Louis discovers that the Ringworld is on a self-destructive path.
Book of the dead. Michael Northrop
From the team that brought you The 39 Clues and Spirit Animals comes a brand new epic Egyptian adventure! Nothing can save Alex Sennefer's life. That's what all the doctors say, but his mother knows it's not true. She knows that the Lost Spells of the Egyptian Book of the Dead can crack open a door to the afterlife and pull her son back from the brink.
The third policeman. Flann O'Brien
A thriller, a hilarious comic satire about an archetypal village police force, a surrealistic vision of eternity, the story of a tender, brief, unrequited love affair between a man and his bicycle, and a chilling fable of unending guilt, 'The Third Policeman' is comparable only to 'Alice in Wonderland' as an allegory of the absurd.
My big fat zombie goldfish. Mo. O'Hara
The disappeared. Kristina Ohlsson
Eldest. Christopher Paolini
After successfully evading an Urgal's ambush, Eragon is adopted into the Ingeitum clan and sent to finish his training so he can further help the Varden in their struggle against the Empire.
Inheritance. Part one. Christopher Paolini
Long months of training and battle have brought Eragon and Saphira victories and hope, but they have also brought heartbreaking loss. The Rider and his dragon have come farther than anyone dared to hope but can they topple the evil king and restore justice to Alagaesia?
Inheritance. Part two. Christopher Paolini
Part two of the Fourth Book of the Inheritance Cycle, featuring an interview with the author and his editor at the end of the recording.
The Burma spring : Aung San Suu Kyi and the new struggle for the soul of a nation. Rena. Pederson
Aung San Suu Kyi Burma's "woman of destiny" and one of the most admired voices for freedom in the world today comes alive through this rendering of Burma/Myanmar's tumultuous history. Award-winning journalist and former State Department speechwriter Rena Pederson brings to light fresh details about the charismatic Nobel Peace Prize winner.
John Peel remembered : Margrave of the marshes John Peel and Sheila Ravenscroft
The BBC Radio 4 serialisation of Margrave of the marshes.
Boneshaker. Cherie Priest
Inventor Leviticus Blue creates a machine that accidentally decimates Seattle's banking district and uncovers a vein of Blight Gas that turns everyone who breathes it into the living dead. Sixteen years later Briar, Blue's widow, lives in the poor neighbourhood outside the wall that's been built around the uninhabitable city. Life is tough with a ruined reputation, but she and her teenage son Ezekiel are surviving — until Zeke impetuously decides that he must reclaim his father's name from the clutches of history.
Dreadnought. Cherie Priest
Mercy Lynch is just a frustrated nurse who wants to see her father before he dies. But she'll have to survive both Union intrigue and Confederate opposition if she wants to make it off the Union-operated, Tacoma-bound "Dreadnought" alive.
Ganymede. Cherie Priest
The air pirate Andan Cly is going straight. Well, straighter. Although he's happy to run alcohol and guns wherever the money's good, he's not sure the world needs more sap, or its increasingly ugly side effects. But reforming is easier said than done: the captain's first legal gig will be paid for by sap money, because the Seattle Underground is in dire need of supplies.
When we are married. J. B. Priestley
Three eminently respectable Yorkshire couples are in the midst of their joint silver wedding celebrations when they receive a rude shock - they are not legally married. Hovering closely over the proceedings is the Yorkshire Argus' alcohol-soaked photographer, keen to record the evening's events for posterity, and a wickedly destructive housekeeper who is hoping to use the couples' mortification to her own advantage…
The secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy. Julia Quinn
What happens in London. Julia Quinn
When Olivia Bevelstoke is told that her new neighbour may have killed his fiancée, she doesn't believe it for a second, but, still, how can she help spying on him, just to be sure? So she stakes out a spot near her bedroom window, cleverly concealed by curtains, watches, and waits — and discovers a most intriguing man, who is definitely up to something.
The day my brain exploded. Ashok. Rajamani
Offers an account of how the author barely survived a sudden, massive brain haemorrhage caused by a genetic defect, and how he lived through the physical and emotional problems that resulted from his brain injury to eventually live on his own.
Mort(e). Robert. Repino
The 'war with no name' has begun, with human extinction as its goal. The instigator of this war is the Colony, a race of intelligent ants who, for thousands of years, has been silently building an army that would forever eradicate the destructive, oppressive humans. Under the Colony's watchful eye, this utopia will be free of the humans' penchant for violence, exploitation, and religious superstition. The final step in the Colony's war effort is transforming the surface animals into high-functioning two-legged beings who rise up to kill their masters.
The first 20 minutes : surprising science reveals how we can exercise better, train smarter, live longer. Gretchen. Reynolds
The New York Times Phys Ed columnist counsels casual and serious exercisers on the latest understandings about the mental and physical aspects of a fitness program, sharing recommendations for current best practices for a range of goals.
The winter foundlings. Kate. Rhodes
Four girls have disappeared in North London. Three are already dead. Britain's most prolific child killer, Louis Kinsella, has been locked up in Northwood high-security hospital for over a decade. Psychologist Alice Quentin is doing research at Northwood. She was hoping for a break from her hectic London life, but she'll do anything to help save a child even if it means forming a relationship with a charismatic, ruthless murderer.
Golden state. Michelle Richmond
Doctor Julie Walker has just signed her divorce papers when she receives news that her younger sister, Heather, has gone into labour. Though theirs is a strained relationship, Julie sets out for the hospital. Today is also the day that Julie will find herself at the epicentre of a violent standoff in which she is forced to examine both the promising and the painful parts of her past.
Close call. Stella Rimington
Liz Carlyle and her Counter Terrorism unit in MI5 have been charged with the task of watching the international under-the-counter arms trade. As the pressure mounts, Liz and her team must intercept illegal weapons before they get into the wrong hands. When MI5 learns that the source of the arms deals is located in Western Europe, Liz finds herself on a manhunt that leads her to Paris, to Berlin and into her own long-forgotten past.
Rip tide. Stella Rimington
The curse of the bogle's beard. Siobhan. Rowden
There's more than meets the eye to Granny Hogsflesh and her pickling empire, but even Barnaby couldn't have guessed how much more. Nor could he possibly have imagined what actually happened to his dad, who, burping and slurping, mysteriously disappeared into the night…
The revenge of the Ballybogs. Siobhan. Rowden
Finally free of devious bogles, Barnaby Figg and his parents are working happily at Granny Hogsflesh's Pickle Factory. But when Barnaby's mum goes missing along with the pickled remains of Belchetta Ballybog, it can only mean one thing: the bogles want revenge for the death of Belchetta, and they're determined to bring down Granny Hogsflesh once and for all.
The husband hunt. Lynsay. Sands
Lisa Madison wants a husband, and she has one in mind: Robert Langley. Trouble is, the infuriating man insists on seeing her as the impish girl she once was - even as every other gentleman in London takes notice of her womanly charms.
Let's explore diabetes with owls. David Sedaris
From the unique perspective of David Sedaris comes a new book of essays taking his readers on a bizarre and stimulating world tour. From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveller's experiences.
A suitable boy. Vikram Seth
A Suitable Boy is Vikram Seth's epic love story set in India. Funny and tragic, with engaging, brilliantly observed characters, it is as close as you can get to Dickens for the twentieth century.
Blindsighted. Karin Slaughter
The sleepy town of Heartsdale is jolted into panic when Sara Linton, paediatrician and medical examiner, finds Sibyl Adams, a young college professor, horribly murdered in the local diner. Police chief Jeffrey Tolliver then finds a second victim crucified and recognises the work of a serial killer.
Broken. Karin Slaughter
When Special Agent Will Trent arrives in Grant County, Georgia, he finds a police department determined to protect its own and far too many unanswered questions about a prisoner's death and about a policewoman's role in the death of Grant County's popular police chief.
A faint cold fear. Karin Slaughter
A faint cold fear. Karin Slaughter
Genesis. Karin Slaughter
Holding down a job in Atlanta's Grady Hospital, Sara Linton is slowly finding a kind of equilibrium again. But then a seriously wounded young woman is delivered to the hospital, and Sara finds herself once again in a familiar world of brutality and evil.
Indelible. Karin Slaughter
When medical examiner Sara Linton and police chief Jeffrey Tolliver take a trip away from the small town of Heartsdale, it should be a straightforward weekend at the beach. But they decide to take a detour via Jeffrey's hometown and things go violently wrong when Jeffrey's best friend Robert shoots dead an intruder who breaks into his home.
Kisscut. Karin Slaughter
In a small, southern US town, a teenage quarrel explodes into a deadly gun battle. When the smoke clears, the police chief and the medical examiner are blocked at every turn of their investigation by the families and children who close ranks. A young girl is then abducted.
Kisscut. Karin Slaughter
In a small, southern US town, a teenage quarrel explodes into a deadly gun battle. When the smoke clears, the police chief and the medical examiner are blocked at every turn of their investigation by the families and children who close ranks. A young girl is then abducted.
Glaciers. Alexis M. Smith
Isabel lives in Portland, Oregon and works in a library, repairing damaged books. She longs to visit the destinations revealed in their pages. Her daydreams are peopled by memories from her Alaskan childhood, the glaciers that are being lost. Meanwhile, she's just the tiniest bit lonely and lovelorn.
The first wife. Erica Spindler
Despite the ten-year age gap and the differences in their backgrounds, Bailey was meant to be with Logan - she's sure of it. It's natural that they should marry as soon as they can. But when Logan brings Bailey home to his magnificent estate on ninety wooded acres, her dreams of happily-ever-after begin to unravel.
The big rock candy mountain. Wallace Stegner
Bo Mason, his wife, and his two boys live a transient life of poverty and despair. Drifting from town to town and from state to state, the violent, ruthless Bo seeks his fortune in the hotel business, in new farmland, and, eventually, in illegal rum-running throughout the treacherous back roads of the American Northwest. Each peak of success takes him a little bit higher, and each valley sinks him lower than ever before - both financially and in his relationship with his family.
Brave Irene. William Steig
Plucky Irene, a dressmaker's daughter, braves a fierce snowstorm to deliver a new gown to the duchess in time for the ball.
The coming of the King : Henry Gresham and James I. Martin Stephen
The conscience of the King : Henry Gresham and the Shakespeare conspiracy. Martin Stephen
Robert Cecil, Chief Secretary to the King, summons the gentleman spy Henry Gresham to his deathbed to give his arch enemy one final, deadly case. An unknown Cambridge bookseller has obtained devastating correspondence between King James I and Robert Carr, and Gresham is the one man who can return the letters, saving the monarch from a potentially scandalous downfall.
The desperate remedy : Henry Gresham and the Gunpowder Plot. Martin Stephen
In the dark days of King James I, a man must know his enemies to survive. To Henry Gresham - gentleman, scholar, courtier and spy - William Shadwell is invaluable. When Shadwell is murdered, Gresham's enquiries uncover a plot so audacious it is scarcely believable.
The galleons' grave : Henry Gresham and the Spanish Armada Martin Stephen
It is 1588 and King Philip of Spain has assembled a great fleet and army to crush the English and end Queen Elizabeth's reign. One man who has inside knowledge of this event is the young Henry Gresham. His position as a spy for Walsingham further endangers his life - and when he finds himself sailing on the Armada during his mission to spy on Sir Francis Drake, he's not entirely certain where the real threat lies…
The rebel heart : Henry Gresham and the Earl of Essex. Martin Stephen
It is 1598, and Elizabeth I is growing old. Her Court shivers with intrigue as to who will claim the throne when she dies. Will the Spanish attempt to invade once more, will Scotland's James take the crown - or will the Queen's favourite, the upstart Earl of Essex, prove a surprise successor? One man with inside knowledge is young Henry Gresham.
The sunrise lands. S. M. Stirling
A generation has passed since The Change that rendered technology inoperable around the world, and western Oregon has finally achieved a degree of peace. But a new threat has risen in Paradise Valley, Wyoming. A man known as The Prophet presides over the Church Universal and Triumphant. Rudi Mackenzie, son and heir of the mystic Juniper, must journey with seven friends across a continent in chaos to the Sunrise Lands to solve the riddle of what destroyed a civilization.
Critical mass. Whitley Strieber
The eagle of the Ninth. Rosemary Sutcliff
Around 117 AD the Roman Ninth Legion was ordered to put down an uprising among the Caledonian tribes. Four thousand men vanished without a trace into the swirling mists of the north of Roman Britain. Many years after their disappearance, a young centurion, Marcus Aquila, sets out to discover the truth about what happened to the legion and to its First Cohort Commander - his father.
Studio saint-ex. Ania Szado
A deft, romantic novel about a wartime love triangle involving a twenty-two-year-old fashion designer poised to launch her career; the French expatriate writer and war pilot, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, who's left his Nazi-occupied country and come to Manhattan for a month, only to stay for two years; and his beautiful, estranged Salvadoran wife determined to win back her husband.
The hundred secret senses. Amy Tan
Olivia, the narrator of this story, was born to an American mother and a Chinese father. She meets her 18-year-old Chinese half sister, Kwan, for the first time shortly after their father's death. Now in her mid-30s, Olivia, a photographer, is still seeking a meaningful life. The climax of the story comes when she and her estranged husband Simeon, a writer, go to China on assignment with Kwan as the interpreter.
Blue stars. Emily Gray Tedrowe
Blue Stars brings to life the realities of the modern day home front. It tells the story of Ellen, a Midwestern literature professor, who is drawn into the war when her legal ward Michael enlists as a Marine; and of Lacey, a proud Army wife who struggles to pay the bills and keep things going for her son while her husband is deployed.
The adventures of Inspector Steine. Lynne. Truss
Back from an attachment at Scotland Yard, Twitten finds Brunswick more depressed than ever about villainy in Brighton. To cheer him up, Twitten persuades Brunswick's favourite writer Harry Jupiter, crime reporter on the Daily Clarion, to interview Brunswick for a feature on the ordinary heroic policeman.
The casebook of Inspector Steine. Lynne. Truss
Cutting a dash : the radio 4 series that inspired the bestselling book Eats, shoots & leaves. Lynne. Truss
The runaway success of Eats, Shoots and Leaves brought millions of grammar geeks out of the closet and made it cool to care about punctuation. This is the radio series that started it all.
Inspector Steine. Lynne. Truss
A place of knickerbocker glories, end-of-the pier shows…and an enormous amount of unsolved crime. Step forward Inspector Steine. Naive and innocent, he believes that he wiped out all the villains at a single stroke in the Middle Street Massacre when seventeen local hoodlums gunned each other to death. Fortunately, long-suffering Sergeant Brunswick is at hand to help Steine with his enquiries.
Ladies of letters crunch credit Lou Wakefield & Carole Hayman.
The Ladies are having to tighten their belts in this latest collection of Letters. Karen and St John have put the Bothy up for sale, and together with their children, have invaded Vera's Coach House. But very soon things become totally intolerable, and Vera is forced to take up residence in the shed on her allotment.
Ladies of letters go crackers Lou Wakefield & Carole Hayman.
Ladies of letters go global Lou Wakefield & Carole Hayman.
These recordings of the "Woman's Hour" serial feature Vera Small and Irene Spencer, two women who record the ups and downs of family life in their regular correspondence.
Ladies of more letters Lou Wakefield & Carole Hayman.
After meeting at Irene's daughter Lesley's wedding reception, Irene Spencer and Vera Small become firm - sometimes too firm - friends, and so began their extraordinary correspondence. Here we find Vera installed at Far Shores Trailer Park and Irene living the "high" life Down Under.
Orphan train rider. Andrea. Warren
Between 1854 and 1930, more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children were sent west on orphan trains to find new homes. Some were adopted by loving families; others were not as fortunate. Andrea Warren alternates chapters about the history of the orphan trains with the story of Lee Nailling, who in 1926 rode an orphan train to Texas.
The way of Zen. Alan Watts
The Way of Zen begins as a succinct guide through the histories of Buddhism and Taoism leading up to the development of Zen Buddhism, which drew deeply from both traditions. Watts's narrative clears away the mystery while enhancing the mystique of Zen
The wisdom of insecurity : a message for an age of anxiety. Alan Watts
Performing under pressure : the science of doing your best when it matters most Hendrie Weisinger and J.P. Pawliw-Fry.
Regardless of the task, pressure ruthlessly diminishes our judgment, decision-making, attention, dexterity, and performance in every professional and personal arena. In Performing Under Pressure, Drs. Hendrie Weisinger and J.P. Pawliw-Fry introduce us to the concept of pressure management, offering empirically tested short term and long term solutions to help us overcome the debilitating effects of pressure.
Dancing barefoot. Wil Wheaton
Wil Wheaton - blogger, geek, and Star Trek: The Next Generation's Wesley Crusher - gives us five short-but-true tales of life in the so-called Space Age in Dancing Barefoot. If you've ever fallen in love, wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a Star Trek convention, or thought hard about the meaning of life, you'll find a kindred soul in the pages of Dancing Barefoot.
The Thickety : a path begins. J. A. White
When twelve-year-old Kara discovers her mother's grimoire in the dangerous forest, she must decide if she'll use it, even though such magic is forbidden.
Revolution. Debbie. Wiles
The spider of Sarajevo. Robert Wilton
Summer 1914: Europe is on the brink. As Britain's enemies grow stronger, the Comptroller General must confront the man with whom he has struggled for a generation - a man he knows only as the Spider. In a desperate gamble, he sends four agents out across the continent, on a mission they do not understand… Not all of them will return.
The future of violence : robots and germs, hackers and drones — confronting a new age of threat Benjamin Wittes & Gabriella Blum.
The ability to inflict pain and suffering on large groups of people is no longer limited to the nation-state. Detailing the challenges that states face in this new world, legal scholars Benjamin Wittes and Gabriella Blum argue that national governments must expand their security efforts to protect the lives and liberty of their citizens.
How to retire the cheapskate way : the ultimate cheapskate's guide to a better, earlier, happier retirement. Jeff. Yeager
Unlike most retirement planning and lifestyle books that focus on investing, or at the other end of the spectrum, on how to get the senior discount on a Grand Slam Breakfast at Denny's - this new book from Jeff Yeager, America's favourite cheapskate, makes the compelling case that you can have a joyous, worry-free retirement by merely spending smart and focusing on what you truly want and expect out of retirement.
13 hours : the inside account of what really happened in Benghazi Mitchell Zuckoff with members of the Annex Security Team.
The first account of the events of September 11, 2012, when terrorists attacked the U.S. State Department Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA station called the Annex in Benghazi, Libya.
Robert Altman : the oral biography. Mitchell. Zuckoff
Robert Altman - visionary director, hard-partying hedonist, eccentric family man, Hollywood legend - comes roaring to life in this rollicking cinematic biography, told in a chorus of voices that can only be called Altmanesque.

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Antiheroes : heroes, villains, and the fine line between Adam-Troy Castro et al..
The most interesting characters are almost never the good guys. Doing the right thing is great and all, but a little bit of darkness-or a lot of it-often makes for a more engaging story. Antiheroes: Heroes, Villains, and the Fine Line Between is dedicated to the dark heroes and sympathetic villains we love.
Bark M for murder J.A. Jance, Virginia Lanier, Chassie West, Lee Charles Kelley.
Four leading mystery writers bring together a quartet of crime stories featuring four popular sleuths and their clever canine sidekicks, in works by J. A. Jance, Virginia Lanier, Chassie West, and Lee Charles Kelley.
Belfast noir edited by Adrian McKinty & Stuart Neville.
Few European cities have had as disturbed and violent a history as Belfast over the last half-century. Reflecting a city still divided, Belfast Noir serves as a record of a city transitioning to normalcy, or perhaps as a warning that underneath the fragile peace darker forces still lurk.
The best science fiction & fantasy of the year. Volume eight edited by Jonathan Strahan.
From the inner realms of humanity to the far reaches of space, these are the science fiction and fantasy tales that are shaping the genre and the way we think about the future.
Better than OK : helping young people to flourish at school and beyond edited by Dr Helen Street and Neil Porter.
This is a book of up-to-date strategies for helping children flourish. These solution-focused and easy-to-read essays are by 27 of the world's top experts in positive education.
The BHS complete manual of equitation : the training of horse and rider consultant editor, Patrick Print.
Delhi
This guide is the result of months of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Delhi, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed.
Fingerprint No. 2
Flying stumps and metal bats : cricket's greatest moments - by the people who were there
Since 2003 the Wisden Cricketer has run a monthly feature called 'Eyewitness'. Each article takes a seminal moment in the history of cricket and invites the key protagonists to reminisce about it, relive it and reflect. Now for the first time the very best of 'Eyewitness' has been collected in one volume.
He's the one
The only boyfriend Gayle Hayes has is the battery-operated kind. But when she returns to her small Montana hometown, rodeo bad boy Tristan McCullough gives her a whole new lesson in power surge…
Marketing illustration : new venues, new styles, new methods edited by Steven Heller and Marshall Arisman.
Illustration students, educators, and working artists will find illuminating commentary from illustrators working in a variety of media, including editorial, graphic novels, comics, animations, Web, games, toys, fashion, and textiles.
New Zealand
The ultimate, most comprehensive guide to travelling in New Zealand includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets.
Strokes of genius. 5, The best of drawing : design and composition edited by Rachel Rubin Wolf.
"Do not only draw what you see" encourages artist Gary Rudisill, "create what you feel." In Strokes of Genius 5, that feeling is delivered through strong and inventive design.
Tour de bug : a treasury of travel adventures from Ladybug
Charming cartoon characters Ladybug, Muddle, and Thud accompany young readers as they explore these rollicking, sweet, and sometimes wacky travel tales and poems from Ladybug magazine.
Under my hat : tales from the cauldron edited by Jonathan Strahan.
An anthology of short fiction about witches.
The who, the what, and the when : 65 artists illustrate the secret sidekicks of history introduction and compilation, Jenny Volvovski, Julia Rothman, and Matt Lamothe ; foreword by Kurt Andersen and Wendy MacNaughton.
This illustrated history reveals 65 people you've probably never heard of, but who helped shape the world as we know it. Muses and neighbours, friends and relatives, accomplices and benefactors.
Half the world Joe Abercrombie
Sometimes a girl is touched by Mother War. Thorn is such a girl. Desperate to avenge her dead father, she lives to fight. But she has been named a murderer by the very man who trained her to kill. Sometimes a woman becomes a warrior. Will Thorn forever be a pawn in the hands of the powerful, or can she carve her own path?
Hide and seek Cherry Adair
Posing as the spoiled girlfriend of an international crime lord, Delanie Eastman braves a remote mountain in South America to find her missing sister. The last person she expects to see is Kyle Wright, the man she had a torrid affair with four years ago. Though frightened and suspicious of this man who is not what he seems, Delanie cannot resist the dangerous attraction that draws her even closer to him like a moth to flame.
Ice cold Cherry Adair
T-FLAC operative Rafael Navarro will never allow another woman to suffer the consequences of his dangerous life. But in a world where a terrorist can do more damage with a keyboard than a bomb, he needs the expert help of a cyber-geek. And fast. Enter fellow operative, and cybercrimes specialist Honey Winston.
Tropical Heat Cherry Adair
When Dr. Elizabeth Goodall is kidnapped and held captive in the African jungle, her only hope for rescue is counterterrorist operative Sam Pelton. But to escape from a brutal warlord, they must confront a powerful attraction that could prove more treacherous than the wilds of the jungle.
The easy vegetarian kitchen : 50 classic recipes with seasonal variations for hundreds of fast, delicious plant-based meals Erin Alderson
Eating vegetarian doesn't have to be complicated! The Easy Vegetarian Kitchen helps you to create simple meals that will help you live a happier and healthier life.
Fairies : the myths, legends, & lore Skye Alexander
Featuring folklore, mythology, and poetry from around the world, this lovely collection reveals these ethereal spirits' extraordinary powers and the history behind their existence.
Good manners for nice people who sometimes say fck Amy Alkon
To lead us out of the miasma of modern mannerlessness, science based and bitingly funny syndicated advice columnist Amy Alkon rips the doily off the manners genre and gives us a new set of rules for our twenty first century lives.
New York : the movie lover's guide : the ultimate insider tour of movie New York Richard Alleman
The classic guide to who-did-what-where in New York, on- and off-screen.
The soup club cookbook : feed your friends, feed your family, feed yourself Courtney Allison
Who doesn't want a delicious, home-cooked meal to appear magically at their doorstep on a chilly evening? In The Soup Club Cookbook four moms show how to make this fantasy a reality.
Dark angel V. C. Andrews
In her grandmother's fine, rich Boston house, Heaven Leigh Casteel dreamed of a wonderful new life of new friends, the best schools, beautiful clothes and most important, love. But as Heaven reached out for love, she was slowly ensnared in a sinister web of cruel deceits and hidden passions!
Fallen hearts V. C. Andrews
Proud and beautiful, Heaven came back to the hills — to rise at last above her family's shame! But after a wedding trip to Boston's Farthinggale Manor and a lavish, elegant party, Heaven and Logan are persuaded to stay… Then the ghosts of Heaven's past rise up once more, writhing around her fragile happiness.
Garden of shadows V. C. Andrews
Olivia Winfield's hopes blossomed when Malcolm Foxworth asked her to marry him, but her illusions are quickly shattered when his true nature is revealed. Their beautiful home soon becomes a prison to her, and Malcolm the cruellest of jailers.
Gates of paradise V. C. Andrews
Heaven V. C. Andrews
Introduces Heaven Casteel, a teenage girl who is sold by her backwoods Georgia father to an Atlanta couple and endures loss, suffering, and betrayal.
My sweet Audrina V. C. Andrews
Audrina wanted to be as good as her sister. Her sister was so special, so perfect and dead. Now she will come face to face with the dangerous, terrifying secret that everyone knows. Everyone except sweet Audrina.
Seeds of yesterday V. C. Andrews
Cathy and Chris, haunted by the tragedies and sins of the past, return at last to Foxworth Hall, where they were hidden long ago. Despite every endeavour, they find that they are prisoners of a past they cannot escape and the past comes back to prey upon them once more.
Web of dreams V. C. Andrews
With nowhere to go, no one to help her, Leigh fled into the arms of Luke Casteel. Leigh Van Voreen had to escape from Boston's Farthinggale Manor. The foul secret she harboured within her seemed to darken her life forever. Bravely she bore the suspicions of the Willies' hillfolk, as she tried to grasp the happiness that had so long eluded her.
Dominique Ansel : secret recipes from the cult New York bakery Dominique Ansel
Dominique Ansel is the creator of the Cronut pastry, the croissant-doughnut hybrid that has taken the world by storm. Presented here are some of Dominique's most coveted recipes, organised by skill level and catering to both amateur and professional bakers.
How to handle your dad Roy Apps
How to Handle is a funny, fast moving and gag-cracking series that will equip readers with everything they need to survive the key adult figures in their lives and some things they almost certainly won't.
How to handle your teacher Roy Apps
With just the right level of Dennis-the-Menace-type mischief, How to Handle is perfect for readers who love a good laugh!
Bitter sweet love Jennifer L. Armentrout
In a sizzling prequel novella to her new series The Dark Elements, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout draws readers into the extraordinary, irresistible world of Wardens and demons.
I had a favorite hat Boni Ashburn
At the end of summer, a girl's mother wants to put away her favourite beach hat but the girl asks to keep it out, then decorates it for each holiday and season from autumn through spring.
I loved a rogue Katharine Ashe
The eldest of three very different sisters must fulfil a prophecy to discover their birthright. But if Eleanor is destined to marry a prince, why can't she resist the scoundrel who seduced her?
Married to a perfect stranger Jane Ashford
Quiet and obliging, Mary Fleming and John Bexley marry to please their families and John immediately leaves on a two-year diplomatic mission. Now John is back, and everything they thought they knew about each other was wrong.
December road Brenda Ashworth Barry
Kaylob returns home after two years of imprisonment in a POW camp in Vietnam. Will he ever be back to his whole self again after what he's endured? Beth Ann has the daunting task of dealing with his post-traumatic syndrome, while engaged to Kaylob's arch enemy, Blake Tanner, a rich and powerful man who refuses to let her go.
Junkyard Mike Austin
Munching Machines enter a huge junkyard and consume all of the waste, then smooth the ground, plant trees and flowers, create a lake and playground, and much more.
Strategic connections : the new face of networking in a collabourative world Anne Baber, Lynne Waymon, Andre Alphonso, and Jim Wylde
As companies become increasingly collabourative, networking has become an essential professional skill. Strategic Connections provides practical advice for building better, more productive business relationships, showing readers how to commit to a positive, proactive networking mindset.
The art of war :an anthology of China's ancient military philosophy Edgar Bailitis
This book outlines compelling factors that point to the Art of War as an anthology of China's ancient military philosophy rather than the work of one individual.
Nick Baker's bug book : discover the world of the mini-beast! Nick Baker
Nick Baker's Bug Book aims to encourage our understanding of all types of bugs by providing practical information and fun activities.
Viva South America! : a journey through a restless continent Oliver Balch
Simon Bolivar once inspired a continent to rise from its serfdom and throw off the shackles of Spanish rule, setting the course for independence, freedom and equality. "Viva South America!" sets out to discover if that dream lives on.
Agent of peace : Emily Hobhouse and her courageous attempt to end the First World War Jennifer Hobhouse Balme
In the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) Emily Hobhouse championed the cause of the women and children herded into camps by Kitchener's army. The story of this extraordinary woman and her battle to secure peace is told here by her grand-niece largely through Emily's own letter, journal and diary extracts.
The gourmet Mexican kitchen : a cookbook Shannon Bard
With The Gourmet Mexican Kitchen you'll make authentic Mexican fare hard to find anywhere but Mexico. Tips and tricks pulled from Shannon's years of experience will have you trying terrific new dishes.
Revolution is my name : an Egyptian woman's diary from eighteen days in Tahrir Muna Barnas
A writer, a university professor, a woman: this is the insightful and humourous description of one hesitant revolutionary's experiences through the eighteen days of the Egyptian uprising that led to the fall of President Hosni Mubarak in January/February 2011.
Best of friends Mac Barnett
Ernest is annoying. Ernest is awkward. Ernest is… Ernest. And Dean wants nothing to do with him, until Ernest wins the most spectacular trip in the history of America — and is allowed to bring one friend.
Blind over Cuba : the photo gap and the missile crisis David M. Barrett and Max Holland.
Rather than epitomising the Kennedy administration's handling of the Soviet Union's surreptitious deployment of missiles in the Western Hemisphere as a masterpiece of crisis management by policy makers and the administration, Barrett and Holland make the case that the affair was, in fact, a close call stemming directly from decisions made in a climate of deep distrust between key administration officials and the intelligence community.
Animals should definitely not wear clothing Judi Barrett
Pictures of animals wearing clothes show why this would be a ridiculous custom for them to adopt.
The grey star James Bartholomeusz
The Karluk's last voyage : an epic of death and survival in the Arctic, 1913-1916 Bob Bartlett
"We did not all come back." Thus begins this firsthand account of the ordeal of the Karluk, the flagship of explorer Vilhjalmar Stefansson's Arctic expedition of 1913-1916. When ice trapped the Karluk, Stefansson abandoned Captain Robert A. Bartlett (1875-1946) and the crew - eleven of whom perished - to their fate.
Drawing ideas : a hand-drawn approach for better design Mark Baskinger & William Bardel.
A primer for design professionals across all disciplines that helps them create compelling and original concept designs by hand — as opposed to on the computer — in order to foster collaboration and win clients.
To wed a viscount Adrienne Basso
When pampered Faith Linden's father and her titled fiancé, Viscount Dewhurst, die, she suddenly finds herself in a desperately precarious position. The only way Faith can hold on to her beloved family home is to convince her late fiancé's younger brother — the new Viscount Dewhurst — to marry her in his stead.
Awkwardly ever after Marni Bates
Corey O'Neal is dating the boy of his dreams, rockstar Timothy Goff. But it isn't easy to trade in anonymity for instant celebrity status, especially now that swarms of protesters want them both banned from prom. Dating Prince Charming in real life is a whole lot harder than it sounds in fairytales.
Notable Marni Bates
I'm Chelsea Halloway and I will happily destroy your social life if you mess with me. Just ask anyone. At least, until my parents decide to ship me off on a study abroad trip to Cambodia… Now I'm stuck with a bunch of college students who don't take me seriously, and a professor who accidentally landed himself on the wrong side of a drug lord. And it's up to me to get us all out of the country alive.
Charles Bean's Gallipoli illustrated C. E. W. Bean edited by Phillip Bradley.
Serving as the official Australian war correspondent from the landing to the evacuation, Charles Bean was able to dedicate his days and nights to witnessing and recording the events that would form the Anzac legend. Charles Bean's Gallipoli extracts the essence of Gallipoli from his diaries and rewards the reader with a clearer understanding of what it was like to live and die there.
Artist Ted Andrea Beaty
Ted decides that his bedroom, as well as his school, needs the touch of an artist and when he cannot fine one, he becomes one for the day, to the dismay of his mother, principal, and a new classmate, Pierre.
More than just sex : a committed couples guide to keeping relationships lively, intimate and gratifying Daniel Beaver
More Than Just Sex is based on the premise that while we may be educated about the biology of sex, few are taught how to maintain a long-term, fulfilling sexual relationship. More than Just Sex teaches that sexual intimacy is not necessarily natural or instinctive, but learned.
Huckleberry Christmas Jennifer Beckstrand
Now that they've happily married off two of their grandchildren, Anna and Felty Helmuth are ready for their next matchmaking challenge. What better way to celebrate the most heart-warming of seasons — and make Huckleberry Hill, Wisconsin, the place for unexpected love…
Huckleberry spring Jennifer Beckstrand
Nothing gives Anna and Felty Helmuth greater satisfaction than seeing their grandchildren happily married — except for planning their next matchmaking venture. As springtime comes to Huckleberry Hill, Wisconsin, the air is filled with promise.
Huckleberry summer Jennifer Beckstrand
Cautious to a fault, Lily Eicher strives to live up to her date's high standards. She's certainly not the kind of proper Amish girl who would make time for someone as impetuous as the Helmuths' grandson, Aden. But now both must find enough faith and understanding to risk pursuing their dreams — together.
Bowl of heaven Gregory Benford and Larry Niven.
A human expedition to another star system is jeopardized by the discovery of an immense bowl-shaped structure in space that leads to hostile alien encounters and profound revelations about humanity's place in the universe.
Shipstar Gregory Benford and Larry Niven.
Investigating the Bowl, or Shipstar, the human explorers are separated — one group captured by the gigantic structure's alien inhabitants, the other pursued across its strange and dangerous landscape — while the mystery of the Shipstar's origins and purpose propel the human voyagers toward discoveries that transform their understanding of their place in the universe.
Blonde Ops Charlotte Bennardo
Sixteen-year-old Rebecca "Bec" Jackson is shipped off to Rome to intern for Parker Phillips, the editor-in-chief of one of the world's top fashion magazines. But when a mysterious accident lands Parker in a coma, former supermodel and notorious drama queen Candace Worthington takes the reins of the magazine.
Queen of silks Vanora Bennett
As the Wars of the Roses draw slowly to a close, England is a place of turmoil. Edward IV is on the throne but his position is unstable and he finds himself challenged by a man who would become Henry VII. But Isabel, a silk weaver to the court and mistress to the future Richard III, can cut through the turmoil with her clever ways and her pretty smile.
The pursuit of perfect : how to stop chasing and start living a richer, happier life Tal Ben-Shahar
A Harvard professor argues that people are unhappy because they're caught in the Myth of Perfection - a dangerous trend fuelling society's obsession with having it all. Ben-Shahar believes people need to be more realistic in their goals, and "The Pursuit of Perfect" shows them how.
A world of ways to say "I do" : unique vows, poems, and traditions to make your wedding day your own Noah benShea and Jordan benShea.
Today's modern bride and groom want to incorporate tradition, eloquence, and faithful promises into their vows, and this beautiful book offers ideas and inspirations for incorporating meaningful words and thoughts of love into their special day.
Over in the forest Marianne Collins. Berkes
A counting book in rhyme presents various forest animals and their offspring, from a mother beaver and her "little kit one" to a father red fox and his "little kits ten."
Over in the jungle Marianne Collins. Berkes
A counting and singing approach for young children to learn and appreciate the animals of the tropical rainforest.
Powerful phrases for successful interviews Tony Beshara
One of America's top recruiters, who has helped nearly 10,000 people successfully find positions, tells you exactly what interviewers want to hear.
The burning gates : a Makana mystery Parker Bilal
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The ghost runner : a Makana mystery Parker Bilal
When a surveillance job leads private investigator Makana to the murder of a teenage girl, he and a woman named Zahra search for justice in a country where the authorities can be willing to turn a blind eye to apparent honour killings.
Recipe for magic Agatha Bird
Connor Roth is a fire mage who's going places. But his plan for fame and glory is disrupted when the Oracle sticks him with Landyn Glendower for Senior Trial. Landyn is a water mage, and everyone knows mages with opposing elements can't work magic together, or can they?
The Penderwicks Jeanne Birdsall
While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four lovable sisters, ages four through twelve, share adventures with a local boy, much to the dismay of his snobbish mother.
The job search checklist Damian Birkel
With the proven tips and tactics featured in The Job Search Checklist, you'll learn how to turn your loss into opportunity and find another job fast.
The good neighbors. Book 2, Kith by Holly Black & Ted Naifeh.
While sixteen-year-old Rue Silver travels into the faerie realm to find her mother, faerie creatures are entering the human world and wreaking havoc, forcing Rue to ponder where her loyalty should lie.
The good neighbors. Book 3, Kind by Holly Black & Ted Naifeh.
Rue, a faerie heir, faces a difficult dilemma when the faerie world launches an attack on the city she has always known.
The good neighbors. Book one, Kin by Holly Black ; illustrated by Ted Naifeh.
Sixteen-year-old Rue Silver, whose mother disappeared weeks ago, believes she is going crazy until she learns that the strange things she has been seeing are real, and that she is one of the faerie creatures, or Good Neighbours, that mortals cannot see.
A diet of treacle Lawrence Block
Tired of being a good girl, Anita Carbone gets more than she bargained for when she, arriving in Greenwich Village, meets a troubled young war veteran and his drug-dealing roommate, who has a penchant for murder.
Grifter's game Lawrence Block
Mona has a millionaire husband, a million-dollar figure, and hair that's blonde to the roots. She's just what Leonard K. Blake is looking for. He doesn't have a name or a profession, but he's got a knack for storytelling and knows just what Mona needs to hear. He also has a pair of stolen suitcases that happen to contain a brick of pure heroin - enough to make him dead or make him rich - and they happen to belong to Mona's husband.
Hit man Lawrence Block
Keller is your basic urban Lonely Guy. He makes a decent wage, lives in a nice apartment. Works the crossword puzzle. Until the phone rings and he packs a suitcase, gets on a plane, flies halfway across the country… and kills somebody. He goes to a shrink, but it doesn't work out the way he planned. He gets a dog, he gets a girlfriend. He gets along.
The liar's Bible : a handbook for fiction writers Lawrence Block
For ten years, crime novelist Lawrence Block funnelled his wealth of writing expertise into a monthly column for Writer's Digest. Collected here for the first time are those pieces illuminating the tricks of the authorial trade.
The age of illusion : England in the twenties and thirties, 1919-1940 Ronald Blythe
In this brilliant reconstruction of life in England between the two world wars, Ronald Blythe highlights a number of key episodes and personalities which typify the flavour of those two extraordinary decades.
Cricket as I see it Allan Border
In the twenty years since Allan Border retired as Australian cricket captain he's been one of the game's closest and most astute observers. His views on cricket are fascinating, forthright and informed by more than three decades of involvement at the game's highest level.
A single thread Marie Bostwick
Moving from Fort Worth, Texas to New Bern, Connecticut to open a quilt shop begins a new life for Evelyn Dixon, bringing unexpected connections with a trio of women who come to the shop for quilting classes.
A thread of truth Marie Bostwick
At twenty-seven, fleeing an abusive marriage with little more than her kids and the clothes on her back, Ivy Peterman figures she has nowhere to go but up. But when a popular quilting TV show is taped at the quilt shop, Ivy's unwitting appearance in an on-air promo alerts her ex-husband to her whereabouts. Suddenly, Ivy is facing the fight of her life.
A thread so thin Marie Bostwick
While New Bern, Connecticut, lies under a blanket of snow, the Cobbled Court Quilt Shop remains a cosy haven for its owner, Evelyn Dixon, and her friends. But when Evelyn's son Garrett rolls out the red carpet for a super-romantic New Year's Eve — complete with marriage proposal — for Liza, the young woman finds herself torn between a rare career opportunity and love for Garrett.
Brand famous Linzi Boyd
To get your service, product or personal brand standing out from the crowd, you will need an effective branding strategy. And that's what Brand Famous helps you achieve.
The wedding expert : 400 things you need to know to plan your big day Bettie Bradley
Practical, thoughtful, and expert advice to make every wedding day a success.
Magical mystery tours : my life with the Beatles Tony Bramwell with Rosemary Kingsland
Tony Bramwell's remarkable life with The Beatles began in a post-war Liverpool suburb where he was childhood friends with John, Paul and George. At Apple Record's insistence, Tony stayed with The Beatles for every step of their meteoric rise. His story has been sought for over thirty years, and here it is, detailing with an insider's shrewd eye the incomparable success and inevitable failure of the Apple empire.
John Green : star author, vlogbrother, and nerdfighter Eric Braun
Carnal sin Allison Brennan
Santa Louisa is still reeling from the lethal rampage of the demon Envy, one of the Seven Deadly Sins released from Hell by black magic.
Consequences R. C. Bridgestock
Detective Inspector Jack Dylan's list of things to do is getting out of control. He has two unconnected murders to solve. One victim is a small child and the other a young woman; there is also a missing detective to find. Does he have the time to figure out the pieces to the crime jigsaws, and save his relationship?
Deadly focus R. C. Bridgestock
Dylan's worst fears are confirmed when the body of Daisy Hind is found on a bleak windswept moor. As the murder investigation swings into action another child is abducted, and suddenly Dylan has to confront the possibility of a serial killer preying on children.
Reprobates R. C. Bridgestock
A burglary at Harrowfield mortuary. The body of 30 year old Kirsty Gallagher is missing. Kirsty's decomposing corpse is eventually found and an arrest is made which leads to a network of men whom D.I Dylan can only describe as reprobates.
Snow kills R. C. Bridgestock
When Kayleigh Harwood, a young hairdresser, is reported missing by her mother in the worst blizzards Harrowfield has experienced in years, D.I. Jack Dylan and his team are called in to assist.
White lilies R. C. Bridgestock
Defending Gallipoli : the Turkish story Harvey Broadbent
Based on exclusive access to Turkish archives, Defending Gallipoli reveals how the Turks reacted and defended Gallipoli. It is chilling and revealing to see this famous battle through the 'enemy' lens. But it also humanises the Turkish soldiers, naming them, revealing their emotions, and ultimately shows how the Allies totally misunderstood and underestimated them.
Dangerous destiny Suzanne Brockmann and Melanie Brockmann
Skylar has her first brush with Destiny. Her mom just moved them to Florida. Skylar is not a fan of the change until she meets Calvin, a funny, sarcastic boy who doesn't let being in a wheelchair stop him from verbally shredding their preppy classmates.
Love with the proper stranger Suzanne Brockmann
His name wasn't Jonathan Mills, and he wasn't vacationing on the idyllic island. FBI agent John Miller was on the trail of a notorious female serial killer, and he couldn't blow his cover to anyone. Not even the beguiling Mariah Carver, who had unwittingly entangled herself in a web of deadly deceit.
No ordinary man Suzanne Brockmann
He was the sexiest guy she'd ever met and that was about all Jess Baxter knew about her newest tenant. Rob Carpenter was a master at dodging questions and igniting her desires. Then the murders started - all women who looked like her.
Shane's last stand Suzanne Brockmann
Meet Shane Laughlin, the hero of bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann's new novel Born to Darkness, in a special eBook short story about his final mission as an officer with SEAL Team Thirteen.
Tall, dark & dangerous. Volume 2 Suzanne Brockmann
When Melody Evans needed someone to rescue her, she knew that Navy Seal Harlan 'Cowboy' Jones was just the man for the job. But afterwards, when things got more intimate, she had to write it off to an adrenaline rush. Too bad their encounter left Melody with more than just memories…
God's not dead : evidence for god in an age of uncertainty Rice Broocks
The goal of God's Not Dead: Evidence for God in an Age of Uncertainty is straightforward: to help readers develop a faith that is real and credible — and strong enough to help others find faith in God.
In every way Nic Brown
Chapel Hill college student Maria finds herself unexpectedly pregnant at nineteen. Still reeling from her mother's diagnosis with cancer, she gives her daughter up for adoption. When her mother proposes an extended trip to the same town that the adoptive couple live in Maria jumps at the chance to escape.
The planet of Ashkabaar story by Christel Gonnard, Heloise Cappoccia, Timothee de Fombelle ; design and illustrations by Nautilus Studio ; adaptation by Clotilde Bruneau.
On this planet, two arguing rulers built a great wall of ice separating the Crystallites from the Spherolites. The leaders promise to end the conflict, yet rumours of war persist. But two people - Shaaz and Zaac - have fallen in love despite being separated by the wall. Could their love reconcile all the people of this planet?
The planet of Okidians story by Christel Gonnard and Thierry Gaudin ; design and illustrations by Nautilus Studio ; adaptation by Clotilde Bruneau.
The asteroid Siffreo threatens to destroy the planet of the Okidians! Only the king, Okodo, can push it back into the sky with his magical powers, but he has mysteriously disappeared! Accompanied by Okimi, the princess, the Little Prince and Fox must defy the Snake and his Gloomies in a race against time.
The days run away like wild horses over the hills Charles Bukowski
A book of poems written by Charles Bukowski for Jane, his first love. These poems explore a more emotional side to Charles Bukowski.
Hot water music Charles Bukowski
Hot Water Music is a collection of short stories by Charles Bukowski, published in 1983. The collection deals largely with: drinking, women, gambling, and writing. It is an important collection that establishes Bukowski's minimalist style and his thematic oeuvre.
Love is a dog from hell : poems, 1974-1977 Charles Bukowski
First published in 1977, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a collection of Bukowski's poetry from the mid-seventies. A classic in the Bukowski canon, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a raw, lyrical, exploration of the exigencies, heartbreaks, and limits of love.
More notes of a dirty old man : the uncollected columns Charles Bukowski ; edited, with an afterword, by David Stephen Calonne.
This collection gathers previously uncollected entries from the author's autobiographical column.
Open all night Charles Bukowski
These 189 posthumously published new poems take us deeper into the raw, wild vein of Bukowski's that extends from the early 1980s up to the time of his death in 1994.
The roominghouse madrigals : early selected poems, 1946-1966 Charles Bukowski
The Roominghouse Madrigals is a selection of poetry from Charles Bukowski's early work. It shows a slightly softer side to the beloved barfly.
A practical introduction to digital command control for railway modellers Nigel Burkin
From background information on the technology itself to layout wiring; taking in decoders, hand controllers, wireless and many practical modelling projects, Neil Burkin offers a comprehensive introduction to Digital Command Control [DCC] for the beginner and experienced modeller alike.
The first kiss Grace Burrowes
Classical pianist Vera Waltham is quiet, cautious, and fiercely protective of her young daughter, but she lets down her guard enough to strike up an unlikely friendship with business law expert James Knightley. James's past comes between them when Vera learns exactly how big a tomcat he has been, but when she and her daughter are in danger, it's to James she turns.
Kiss me hello Grace Burrowes
Single mom Sidonie Lindstrom has her hands full with a troubled foster son, an abrupt adjustment to country living, and an unforeseen lack of funds. When her taciturn neighbour, MacKenzie Knightley, repeatedly offers practical help, Sid reminds herself she's not interested in him — despite his kindness, pragmatism and quiet charm.
A single kiss Grace Burrowes
Castles, follies & four-leaf clovers : adventures along Ireland's St Declan's way Rosamund Burton
Rich in history, castles and larger-than-life characters, St Declan's Way is one of Ireland's best kept secrets.
The Carrie diaries Candace Bushnell
Up until now, Carrie and her friends have been inseparable. Then Sebastian Kydd comes into the picture, and a friend's betrayal makes her question everything.
Summer and the city : a Carrie Diaries novel Candace Bushnell
Brings surprising revelations as Carrie learns to navigate her way around Big Apple, going from being a country "sparrow" to the person she always wanted to be.
Baby aliens got my teacher! Pamela Butchart
One day Izzy and her friends are surprised to find that their teacher, Miss Jones, is actually being nice to them. There can only be one conclusion: she's been taken over by aliens, and now she wants to make them all aliens too!
My head teacher is a vampire rat! Pamela Butchart
Izzy and her friends decide that their new head teacher is a vampire rat, based on his being slightly scary, having the blinds drawn in his office during the day and the fact he's banned garlic bread at lunchtimes. Now they just have to come up with a plan to vanquish him.
The spy who loved school dinners Pamela Butchart
Izzy is really pleased to have been put in charge of the new girl at school. Matilde is French, and Izzy and her friends can't wait to show her their den and its moth, and to help her avoid school dinners (also known as poison). But Matilde LOVES school dinners and even has seconds!.
Willow finds a way Lana Button
Willow is thrilled the whole class - including her! - is invited to classmate Kristabelle's fantastic birthday party, until the bossy birthday girl starts crossing guests off the list when they dare cross her.
Willow's whispers Lana Button
When Willow speaks, her words slip out as soft and shy as a secret. At school, her barely audible whisper causes her no end of troubles. But Willow is as resourceful as she is quiet, and she fashions a magic microphone from items she finds in the recycling bin. However, Willow's invention is only a temporary solution.
The dinosaur hunters Deborah Cadbury
The story of two nineteenth-century scientists who revealed one of the most significant and exciting events in the natural history of this planet: the existence of dinosaurs.
I didn't do my homework because… Davide Cali, Benjamin Chaud.
How many excuses are there for not doing homework? Let us count the ways: Giant lizards invaded the neighbourhood. Elves hid all the pens. And then there was that problem with carnivorous plants.
Lester's dreadful sweaters K. G. Campbell
A fastidious fellow, Lester likes everything just so. So when Cousin Clara moves in and knits him truly dreadful sweaters as fast as he can surreptitiously dispose of them, Lester must think of a way to get rid of them for good or be doomed to look like a clown forever.
Cartboy goes to camp L. A. Campbell
Hopelessly hapless Hal Rifkind, a.k.a. Cartboy, is off to summer camp. And not just any old camp, but history camp. Campers have to learn how to churn butter, plant maize, and carry water from the stream — or they get punished for not doing their chores.
Katy Duck, flower girl Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Katy Duck dances her way down the aisle at her aunt's wedding in this cheerful story for beginning readers.
The very nearly honourable league of pirates : magic marks the spot Caroline Carlson
A deal with the devil Liz Carlyle
Aubrey Montford claims to be a widowed housekeeper. Desperate to keep her new post — and her secrets — she transforms desolate Castle Cardow into a profitable estate. Yet soon after her employer, Lord Walrafen, returns from long years of absence, Aubrey is suspected of murder.
Hunting season Liz Carlyle
Tells the story of Christian Villiers, the Marquis of Grayston, who returns to England determined to ruin the man responsible for his beloved sister's suicide. Seducing the cad's intended, Lady Elise Middleton, would be a bonus.
The Gallipoli story Patrick Carlyon
A gripping account of the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign of the First World War, and the experiences of the young Australian's soldiers who went there.
The death sculptor Chris Carter
A student nurse has the shock of her life when she discovers her patient, prosecutor Derek Nicholson, brutally murdered in his bed. The act seems senseless - Nicholson was terminally ill with only weeks to live. But what most shocks Detective Robert Hunter is the calling card the killer left behind.
An evil mind Chris Carter
A freak accident in rural Wyoming leads the Sheriff's Department to arrest a man for a possible double homicide, but further investigations suggest a much more horrifying discovery a serial killer who has been kidnapping, torturing and mutilating victims all over the United States for at least twenty-five years.
The executioner Chris Carter
Inside a Los Angeles church, on the altar steps, lies the blood-soaked, decapitated body of a priest. At first, Detective Robert Hunter believes that this is a ritualistic killing but as more bodies surface, he is forced to reassess.
The hunter Chris Carter
Meet Robert Hunter, the youngest homicide detective the Los Angeles Police has ever recruited, on his first day. As a rookie, he is given a simple suicide investigation to cut his teeth on. But when he arrives at the scene, he swiftly begins to suspect that something is not quite right.
One by one Chris Carter
Detective Robert Hunter of the LAPD's Homicide Special Section receives an anonymous call asking him to go to a specific web address for a private broadcast. Forced to make a sickening choice, Hunter must sit and watch as an unidentified victim is tortured and murdered live over the Internet. Before Hunter and his partner Garcia are even able to get their investigation going, Hunter receives a new phone call. A new website address. A new victim.
The sweet spot : how to find your groove at home and work Christine Carter
Carter found herself caught up in the busyness of modern life: too many conflicting obligations and not enough time, energy, or patience to get everything done. Her goal was not to live a stress-free life, but rather to build stress resilience and find a quicker path to calm and confidence. Her trials and errors are our reward.
She-wolves : the women who ruled England before Elizabeth Helen Castor
Between the twelfth and fifteenth centuries three exceptional women - Eleanor of Aquitaine, Isabella of France, and Margaret of Anjou - discovered how much was possible if presumptions of male rule were not confronted so explicitly, and just how quickly they might be vilified as "she-wolves" for their pains.
Weird Belfast Reggie Chamberlain-King
From ghostly goings-on to whisperings of witchcraft; scientific advances and 'miracle cures'; heinous murders and tragic suicides and the public's love of circus and spectacle, Weird Belfast highlights a sense of the city never before revealed.
Baking with less sugar : recipes for desserts using natural sweeteners and little-to-no white sugar Joanne Chang
The 60-plus recipes here are an eye-opener for anyone who loves to bake and wants to cut back on the sugar. Joanne warmly shares her secrets for playing up delicious ingredients and using natural sweeteners, such as honey, maple syrup, and fruit juice.
The sandalwood princess Loretta Lynda Chase
Capable, clever Amanda Cavencourt is returning to England, from exotic India, where she has been managing her brother's household. With her, she brings a beautiful statue, carved in sandalwood - a gift from her friend, a noted Indian princess. When the statue is snatched from her, Amanda vows to steal it back - but she may end up stealing the thief's heart instead!
Scandal wears satin Loretta Lynda Chase
Dressmaker Sophy Noirot could sell sand to Bedouins. Selling Maison Noirot's beautiful designs to aristocratic ladies is a little harder, especially since a family scandal made an enemy of a society fashion leader. Turning scandal to advantage requires all of Sophy's skills, leaving her little patience for the Earl of Longmore.
Silk is for seduction Loretta Lynda Chase
Brilliant and ambitious dressmaker Marcelline Noirot is London's rising star. And who better to benefit from her talent than the worst-dressed lady in the ton, the Duke of Clevedon's intended bride? To get to the lady, though, Marcelline must win over Clevedon, whose standards are as high as his morals are … not.
Vixen in velvet Loretta Lynda Chase
Lethally charming Simon Blair, Marquess of Lisburne, has reluctantly returned to London for a family obligation. Still, he might make time for the seduction of a certain redheaded dressmaker — but Leonie Noirot hasn't time for him. She's obsessed with transforming his cousin, the dowdy Lady Gladys, into a swan.
Marco goes to school Roz Chast
Marco the bird is eager to start school because he wants to learn how to reach the moon, and although he does not accomplish that on his first day, he does make a new friend.
The bear's sea escape Benjamin Chaud
Still looking for a place to hibernate, Papa Bear follows Baby Bear to a cruise ship, and winds up on a tropical island.
Farewell Floppy Benjamin Chaud
Tesla : man out of time Margaret Cheney
Called a madman by his enemies, a genius by others, and an enigma by nearly everyone, Nikola Tesla was, without a doubt, a trailblazing inventor who created astonishing, sometimes world-transforming devices that were virtually without theoretical precedent.
Key account management : tools and techniques for achieving profitable key supplier status Peter Cheverton
Key account management focuses on the long-term investment of resources in customers that can offer an exceptional return on resources.
The best years of our lives Richard Clapton
When he was 16 he inveigled his way into a Sydney hotel to hang out with the Rolling Stones. From that day on, Richard Clapton knew he was going to be a rock star. Outrageous, funny, insightful and poignant, this is the rock memoir to beat them all.
Peanut butter and jellyfishes : a very silly alphabet book Brian P. Cleary
Rhyming, nonsensical verses introduce the alphabet. Readers are asked to find hidden letters in the illustrations.
SketchUp for interior design : 3D visualizing, designing, and space planning Lydia Sloan. Cline
A practical guide to SketchUp addressing the specific needs of interior designers.
Uh-oh, baby! Nancy Coffelt
All Rudy wants is to give Mom the best gift ever - but he runs into trouble at every step! Can Rudy find a present that will make Mom say, "Wow"?
Urban Scandinavian sewing : 18 seasonal projects for modern living Kirstyn Cogan
Stitch your way to Scandinavian style as you embrace minimal, sleek design. Luxuriate in the textures of summery linens and winter wools as you sew 18 projects, from upscale home decor to wearables.
Reversing inflammation : prevent disease, slow aging, and supercharge your weight loss Don Colbert
Inflammation is an important part of the immune system. However, problems arise when this inflammatory reaction becomes systemic and goes unchecked for months or years. This book walks you through the process of building a healthy lifestyle.
Artemis begins Eoin Colfer
Long before Artemis Fowl appeared in Eoin Colfer's hit series, he was born in the form of Eoin's younger brother Donal - the "young criminal mastermind" of the family. And on one particular spring day, he concocts his most sinister plot yet.
The lookout Eoin Colfer
Ireland, 1955: Charley's used to being lookout for Mammy — he doesn't want to be part of a criminal gang, but he'd rather that than have his mammy dragged off to prison; she's only trying to keep him safe from Dad. But when Mammy takes him along on her latest job — a hold-up of the village post office — Charley's role changes and he has to protect her from the Guard.
The last girl Stephan Collishaw
In the dying days of the last century an elderly poet wanders the streets of Lithuania's capital, haunted by a terrible secret. For years he has been unable to write, fearful of fanning the embers of his memories. But now those embers are glowing once again.
Corroded Karina Cooper
Hungry for vengeance, Cherry St. Croix is forced to the fog-ridden streets of Victorian London.
Gilded Karina Cooper
Though Society demands that I make a good marriage, I, Cherry St. Croix, have neither the time nor the interest. I am on the trail of a murder with no victim, a mystery with no motive, and the key to an alchemical formula that could be my family's legacy.
Tarnished Karina Cooper
My name is Cherry St. Croix. Society would claim that I am a well-heeled miss with an unfortunate familial reputation. They've no idea of the truth of it. In my secret world, I hunt down vagrants, thieves … and now, a murderer. For a monster stalks London's streets, leaving a trail of mystery and murder below the fog.
Tempered Karina Cooper
Forced out of London's coal-blackened streets, Cherry St. Croix is faced with her most difficult undertaking yet: sobriety.
Quit cannabis : an expert guide to coping with cravings and withdrawal, unscrambling your brain and kicking the habit for good Jan Copeland, Sally Rooke and Etty Matalon
An authoritative guide to the health risks of using cannabis and practical, step-by-step information on coping with withdrawal symptoms and quitting marijuana for good.
Requiem Mass Elizabeth Corley
When young mother Debbie Fearnside goes missing, police interest is minimal. Then DCI Andrew Fenwick notices a curious set of coincidences with the case of murder victim Kate Johnstone. It becomes clear they have both been murdered, revenge for a long-forgotten death.
Goodnight, you Genevieve Cote
Piggy and Bunny are having their first campout. As the shadows loom larger, Piggy and Bunny playfully imagine scary scenarios and how they might deal with them. It's all good fun, until Piggy reveals a secret fear.
Tales of remarkable birds Dominic Couzens
Throughout the bird world, examples of strange and seemingly inexplicable behaviours abound. This book divides the world by continent and takes a series of extraordinary stories from each to illustrate a great diversity of bird behaviour.
The Bradman Museum's world of cricket Mike Coward
A visual celebration of cricket featuring photographs from three of the world's greatest sports photographers as well as Don Bradman's personal collection of 35-mm slides.
Adrenaline crush Laurie Boyle. Crompton
When seventeen-year-old Dyna, an avid thrill-seeker, falls and shatters her leg, her life changes dramatically and she finds herself caught between her boyfriend, who supports her newfound desire for safety, and a young Iraq war veteran she meets at rehab who challenges her to take chances again.
Bounce Doreen Cronin
Rhyming text offers advice on the best ways for toddlers to bounce.
Click, clack, moo : cows that type Doreen Cronin
When Farmer Brown's cows find a typewriter in the barn they start making demands, and go on strike when the farmer refuses to give them what they want.
Dooby dooby moo Doreen Cronin
While Farmer Brown sleeps, his animals prepare for a talent show at the county fair.
City of fortune Roger Crowley
Draws on firsthand accounts of pitched sea battles, skilful negotiations, and diplomatic manoeuvres to offer a complete history of Venice's centuries-long reign as a naval power and maritime trading empire.
Constantinople : the last great siege, 1453 Roger Crowley
In the spring of 1453, the Ottoman Turks advanced on Constantinople in pursuit of an ancient Islamic dream: capturing the thousand-year-old capital of Christian Byzantium. The outcome of the siege, decided in a few hours on 29 May 1453, is one of the great moments of world history.
Empires of the sea : the final battle for the Mediterranean, 1521-1580 Roger Crowley
Opening with the Ottoman victory in 1453, this title tells the story of military crusading, Barbary pirates, white slavery and the Ottoman Empire - and the larger picture of the struggle between Islam and Christianity.
Strange bedpersons Jennifer Crusie
Tess Newhart knows her ex-boyfriend Nick Jamieson isn't the right guy for her. He wants to get ahead in business, she just wants … him.
Chickens in your backyard : a beginner's guide Gail Damerow and Rick Luttmann.
Your backyard can be the source of the best eggs and meat you've ever tasted. The answer is chickens — endearing birds that require but a modest outlay of time, space and food.
Build your own canoe Dennis Davis
Build Your Own Canoe is a comprehensive, clearly structured and uncomplicated manual that guides the reader through the various stages of constructing an inexpensive, lightweight and versatile plywood canoe.
Fear no evil John Gordon Davis
'They'll shoot you Davey - like an animal yourself …' To half the world they were folk heroes. To the other half they were lunatic vandals. In the earliest hours of the morning they were driving big trucks west for the Smokey Mountains. By dawn the alarm was up and it seemed like half the goddamned nation was coming to gun them down.
The land God made in anger John Gordon Davis
A month after the end of World War II, a U-boat with a mysterious cargo founders off South West Africa's treacherous Skeleton Coast. Two German officers reach the surface and battle their way to the shore, but the bloody struggle that follows leaves one man murdered and the other facing a perilous journey across the terrible, burning sands… Forty years later, trawler captain James McQuade stumbles across the story.
Roots of outrage John Gordon Davis
South Africa - a land long torn asunder by age-old struggles for freedom. Accused of treason following an illicit affair with activist Patti Ghandhi, journalist Luke Mahoney is forced to flee into exile. Only when South Africa finally moves into a new era is it safe for him to return - after long years of reporting on the racial oppression and the bloodshed from beyond its borders.
Seize the reckless wind John Gordon Davis
It had not been easy for Joe Mahoney to leave his beloved Rhodesia. All he possessed by the time he reached England was a battered cargo plane and a dream. From this Mahoney and his partner built the Rainbow — the project that would revolutionise the face of commercial flying.
Talk to me tenderly, tell me lies John Gordon Davis
On an isolated farm in the middle of the Australian outback, Helen McKenzie is a woman alone, until from nowhere, Ben Sunninghill drops into her life, arousing disturbing passions and a storm of trouble.
Unofficial & deniable John Gordon Davis
Since the historic 1994 elections brought in the New South Africa, Jack Harker, a former operative for South African military intelligence, has created a new identity for himself as a publisher in New York, and a new life with writer and activist Josephine Valentine, who knows nothing of his undercover past. But his world is suddenly thrown into turmoil when he hears about the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
The year of dangerous loving John Gordon Davis
Al Hargreave, Hong Kong's Director of Public Prosecutions, is taking a break in nearby Macao to recover from the collapse of his marriage when he meets Olga, a beautiful Russian. Almost before he knows what's happening, they are planning a new life together — the only problem is that Olga's pimp has other ideas.
The bike escape Terry Deary
A young tearaway unwillingly evacuated to the countryside is unjustly accused of theft. He decides to make his way back home, never mind the Blitz - but he'll need to steal a bike to do it…
The last flight Terry Deary
An air observer is shot down behind enemy lines and meets the German flying ace, the famous Red Baron.
The pigeon spy Terry Deary
A troop of Americans are trapped behind enemy lines. Somehow they have to get a message to their comrades. The only way is by pigeon but every time a pigeon rises it is shot down. The last pigeon, a black bird called Cher Ami, flies with bullets zipping through the air all around him, covering 25 miles in just 65 minutes, helping to save the lives of the 194 survivors.
The war game Terry Deary
Ultimate plank fitness : for a strong core, killer abs and a killer body Jen DeCurtins
CrossFit coach, personal trainer, and fitness instructor, Jen DeCurtins provides you with ten 5-minute workouts incorporating several planks that you can use to target trouble areas and build strength.
The kids' cat book Tomie DePaola
Granny Twinkle knows everything there is to know about cats. When Patrick visits to pick out a free kitten, he ends up knowing everything, too. After you read this picture book by Tomie dePaola, you'll know a lot about cats!
A Bollywood affair Sonali Dev
Mili has been bound by marriage since she was four years old. But when her husband still hasn't claimed her after twenty years, Mili leaves India for America.
Breaking into freelance illustration : the guide for artists, designers and illustrators Holly DeWolf
The boundaries between art, design and illustration are blurring, and with all the new opportunities for visual creatives, now is the perfect time to unleash your talent on the world!
Good harbor Anita Diamant
Follows the growing friendship between fifty-nine-year-old Kathleen, recently diagnosed with breast cancer, and the slightly younger Joyce, increasingly distant from her teenage daughter and struggling to write a second novel.
The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao Junot Diaz
This story of one poor guy's cursed life will also be the story of how 500 years of historical and familial bad luck shape the destiny of its fat, sad, smart, lovable and short-lived protagonist.
Drown Junot Diaz
Moving from the barrios of the Dominican Republic to the struggling urban communities of New Jersey, these heartbreaking, completely original stories established Diaz as one of contemporary fiction's most exhilarating new voices.
This is how you lose her Junot Diaz
Presents a collection of stories that explores the heartbreak and radiance of love as it is shaped by passion, betrayal, and the echoes of intimacy.
Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by K. G. Campbell.
Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Buckman is astonished when the squirrel, Ulysses, demonstrates astonishing powers of strength and flight after being revived.
Crafty Chloe Kelly S. DiPucchio
Chloe is very good at sewing and crafts and when her best friend's birthday approaches, she creates a fabulous gift but also saves the day for a classmate who had been unkind to her.
Memory wall Anthony Doerr
Set on four continents, Anthony Doerr's new collection of stories is about memory: the source of meaning and coherence in our lives, the fragile thread that connects us to ourselves and to others.
The drunken monkey : why we drink and abuse alcohol Robert Dudley
Providing a deep-time, interdisciplinary perspective on today's patterns of alcohol consumption and abuse, Dudley links the fruit-eating behaviour of arboreal primates to the evolution of the sensory skills they use to identify ripe and fermented fruits that contain sugar and low levels of alcohol. The Drunken Monkey is designed for general readers, scholars, and students in comparative and evolutionary biology, biological anthropology, medicine, and public health.
Here comes the parade! Tony and Lauren Dungy ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton.
Everyone is having a great time at the parade! There are marching bands, and floats, and clowns. In the midst of all the excitement, Justin glances down and sees a wallet filled with money. The siblings know what they should do - but for a moment they hesitate.
The Luck Uglies Paul Durham
Rye has grown up hearing the legend of the Luck Uglies — notorious deadly outlaws who once stalked the streets. Now they have faded to ghosts and rumours and Rye isn't sure they ever existed. Then on the night of the Black Moon, a mysterious stranger known only as Harmless, steps from the shadows to save Rye's life and Rye learns that sometimes it takes a villain to save you from the monsters.
Forever young Bob Dylan
A timeless story about growing up from the twentieth century's most celebrated musician, Bob Dylan.
Aye-aye Captain! : pirates can be polite Tom Easton
Captain Cod is finding that his crew aren't being very polite to him. When the ship is attacked by a band of Rotten Pirates, the crew don't know what to do. They rush to the Captain's cabin to ask for advice, but his door is locked and he won't answer. Will the ship be overrun with Rotten Pirates or will they find a way to repel them?
Helping Polly Parrot : pirates can be kind Tom Easton
Polly Parrot loves being a pirate parrot, but sometimes life on board ship can be quite hard. She has no perch, and every time she lands on a mast it seems a sail is unfurled and she's knocked off. One day, Polly is so tired that she goes to sleep when she's supposed to be on lookout and the ship nearly crashes. Polly feels awful but the crew realise that they haven't been very kind to Polly and buy her a new perch so that she can have somewhere to sleep.
I did it! : pirates can be honest Tom Easton
Captain Cod asks Davy to be careful moving cannonballs about, but poor Davy ignores him and ends up dropping a heavy cannonball through a hatch where it goes right through the keel causing a leak. The next morning, he wakes up to find the bottom of the boat is full of water. He decides it's time he owns up and bravely goes to see the captain. But will it be too late to save the ship?
Treasure ahoy! : pirates can share Tom Easton
Bad luck hits the ship. While they are anchored by a small island for repairs, Sam goes ashore and finds a bag of coins which he keeps secret from everyone else. When they set sail again, he is torn between wanting to buy things for himself or wanting to buy things for his friends. When they reach the mainland shops, what will Sam choose to do?
Biggest flirts Jennifer Echols
Tia likes to flirt, but she isn't looking for a serious relationship. Will is the same way — at least, that's what Tia thinks. But Will wants a real girlfriend so he starts dating someone else. Then Tia and Will are elected their yearbook's Biggest Flirts, and things get really complicated.
Perfect couple Jennifer Echols
When yearbook photographer Harper and the star player of the high school football team get voted "the perfect couple that never was" by their senior class, the unlikely pair start falling for one another.
The worm Ouroboros : prelude to the Zimiamvia trilogy Eric Rucker Eddison
The lost classic masterpiece of magical realms, admired by Tolkien and the great prototype for modern fantasy fiction. On the far side of darkness lies a world where two mighty forces are making ready for a war of kingdom against kingdom, warrior against witch, and honour against treachery. It is a world that beckons Edward Lessingham and is totally at odds with his Edwardian background.
The devil in disguise Martin Edwards
Harry Devlin is hired by the Kavanaugh Trust to contest the will of their late patron. Charles Kavanaugh has left everything to his new housekeeper, Vera Blackhurst. Then the current Chairman of the Trust is found dead, fallen from a third-floor hotel window. Did he jump or was he pushed?
Waterloo sunset Martin Edwards
IN MEMORY Harry Devlin Died Suddenly Liverpool Midsummer's Eve. No one expects to read their own obituary. Liverpool lawyer Harry Devlin never knew five short lines could be so menacing — someone wants him dead and he's only got seven days to find the killer.
Uncommon heroes : the hard men and raw talent that built rugby league John Ellicott
Uncommon Heroes documents a time when players who came from the city's mean streets got the chance to play Rugby League and make a name for themselves. These are the stories of the uncommon heroes: hard working, hard playing, tough and warm-hearted.
On becoming a teen mom : life before pregnancy Mary Patrice. Erdmans
Offering a fresh critical perspective on the links between early childbirth and social inequalities, On Becoming a Teen Mom demonstrates how the intersecting hierarchies of gender, race, and social class shape the personal stories of young mothers.
An affair downstairs Sherri Browning. Erwin
Lady Alice Emerson is entirely unsatisfied with the endless stream of boring suitors her family finds appropriate. She wants something more. Something daring. Something real.
The life we bury Allen Eskens
College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class: to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of them. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same.
The Hundred Dresses Eleanor Estes
The gourmet farmer goes fishing : the fish to eat and how to cook it Matthew Evans, Nick Haddow, Ross O'Meara.
Food critic turned farmer and sustainable seafood activist Matthew Evans, along with his two best chef mates, shows us how seafood should be cooked.
Olivia Ian Falconer
The heart-warming tale of a sweet little pig with a whole heap of energy.
Olivia and the fairy princesses Ian Falconer
Olivia is having an identity crisis! There are too many ruffly, sparkly princesses around these days, and Olivia has had quite enough. She needs to stand out! She has to be special! What will she be?
Olivia … and the missing toy Ian Falconer
Olivia has one toy that she loves more than anything and when he disappears, Olivia is heartbroken. Then, one dark and stormy night, Olivia hears a noise. Candelabra in hand, she bravely creeps into her bedroom to face a huge menacing shadow on the wall, a piece of her beloved toy in its jaws!
Olivia forms a band Ian Falconer
Olivia has decided to form a band: a one-pig band, to be exact. And, as we all know, Olivia is certainly capable of making enough noise to sound like an entire orchestra!
Olivia goes to Venice Ian Falconer
On a family vacation in Venice, Olivia indulges in gelato, rides in a gondola, and finds the perfect souvenir.
Olivia helps with Christmas Ian Falconer
Olivia is getting into the Christmas spirit. There are presents to wrap, ornaments to hang on the tree, snowpigs to build…
Olivia saves the circus Ian Falconer
At school, Olivia tells about her summer vacation and how, when she went to the circus and all the performers were out sick, she saved the day, becoming Olivia the Tattooed Lady, Olivia the Lion Tamer, The Amazing Flying Olivia, and more.
Olivia's ABC Ian Falconer
Forgotten honeymoon Beverly Farr
Kelly isn't worried about the three weeks she can't remember after a minor car accident - until two months later when she discovers she is pregnant. Obviously she had sex, but with her amnesia, she can't remember it now.
Her ex next door Beverly Farr
Ginny hasn't told anyone about her brief marriage nine years ago - not even her new fiancé. But sometimes what happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas. Ginny is planning to get married in six weeks, but then her ex husband Derek shows up.
River Cottage every day Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
River Cottage light & easy : healthy recipes for every day Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
In River Cottage Light & Easy Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall delivers up wholesome delights with zero compromise on taste for all occasions from brilliant breakfasts to goodness on the go, from crunchy salads to simple roasts and hotpots, from nutrient-packed fish dishes to lighter breads, baking and treats (we all need those!).
Dark descent Christine Feehan
They were men with the blackest pasts but whose passions burned like dying stars. They had one purpose: to find those women who fulfilled them, completed them, and made them rage with a fire both holy and profane. And each man knew that for him there was only one true love — and in finding her, he would find salvation.
Dark dream Christine Feehan
In the world of the Carpathians, males live in darkness until love awakens their hearts. Falcon has sought Sara for centuries, for only she can save him from becoming a vampire.
No go sleep! Kate Feiffer ; illustrated by Jules Feiffer.
A baby does not want to go to sleep, even as everything else around her wishes her a good night.
My parents gave my bedroom to a biker Paul Feig
This all started when Steve wouldn't take out the trash. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.
Best man for hire Tawna Fenske
Anna Keebler is a wedding planner who specializes in more unusual ceremonies. When her photographer quits during a wedding blitz in Hawaii, Anna hires a hot Marine to be her new photographer. Little does she know, Grant Patton is the best man in one of her weddings.
Empire Niall Ferguson
The British Empire was the largest in all history, its reach the nearest thing to world domination ever achieved. Yet for today's generation, the British Empire has come to stand for nothing more than a lost Victorian past. But the time is ripe for reappraisal and the cradle of modernity.
Tish and pish : how to be of a speakingness like Stephen Fry : a delicious collection of sumptuous gorgeosities Stewart Ferris
The English tongue has never tasted more delicious than in the mouth of Stephen Fry: his chokingly brilliant sesquipedalian prose is like a shaft of sunlight through the drizzle of quotidian language. Now we can all emit a similarly exquisite effulgence and enjoy the bright shaft of Stephen Fry locution in the privacy of our own smallest pavilion.
The sissy duckling Harvey Fierstein ; illustrated by Henry Cole
Elmer is not like the other boy ducklings. While they like to build forts, he loves to bake cakes. While they like to play baseball, he wants to put on the halftime show. But when his father is wounded by a hunter's shot, Elmer proves that he can also be the greatest hero.
Nonnie and I Karen Filzen
A young girl is afraid that her first day of school will mean leaving her best friend behind. Nonnie (a giraffe) may not seem like a typical best friend, but to one little girl in Africa, she's absolutely perfect.
The canal guide : Britain's 50 best canals Stuart G. Fisher
Picking out Britain's 50 most beautiful and interesting canals, Stuart Fisher gives a lively background to the history, wildlife, pubs and nearby attractions of each waterway.
Bitter remedy Conor Fitzgerald
Commissario Alec Blume, on health leave and fleeing his partner Caterina, has retreated from Rome to the Villa Romanelli. Increasingly ill-at-ease in the stifling environment, the dark history of the crumbling villa and its once-magnificent gardens draws him in. When a Romanian girl asks for his help, Blume finds himself dragged into the shadowy case of a missing girl, and the secret horrors of the garden's malign beauty.
The memory key Conor Fitzgerald
In the latest Commissario Alec Blume novel, our hero is called in by old friend magistrate Principe to "shadow" an investigation into the attempted murder of a former fascist terrorist responsible for a public bombing thirty years earlier.
Graven images Paul Fleischman
Three stories about a child who reads the lips of those who whisper secrets into a statue's ear; a daydreaming shoemaker's apprentice who must find ways to make the girl he loves notice him; and a stone carver who creates a statue of a ghost.
The family Romanov : murder, rebellion & the fall of Imperial Russia Candace Fleming
When Russia's last tsar, Nicholas II, inherited the throne in 1894, he was unprepared to do so. Deftly manoeuvring between the lives of the Romanovs and the plight of Russia's peasants and urban workers and their eventual uprising Fleming offers up a fascinating portrait, complete with inserts featuring period photographs and compelling primary-source material that brings it all to life.
Locomotive Brian Floca
Learn what it was like to travel on the transcontinental railroad in the 1860s.
Moonshot : the flight of Apollo 11 Brian Floca
Here is the story of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon — a story of leaving and returning during the summer of 1969, and a story of home, seen whole, from far away by steady astronauts in their great machines.
The dark art : my undercover life inside the world's most dangerous narco-terror organizations Edward Follis & Douglas Century.
A highly decorated veteran DEA agent recounts his incredible undercover career and reveals the shocking links between narcotics trafficking and terrorism.
Back to Buckhorn Lori Foster
For odd-girl-out Zoey Hodge, the best thing about Buckhorn, Kentucky, was leaving it behind. And now she's back to nurse her mother back to health and hightail it out of there anew. Garrett Hudson was one of the few who was always kind to her. Now he's a firefighter - still one of the good guys, but with a sexy alpha charm that's tempting her inner bad girl.
Ophelia and the marvellous boy Karen Foxlee
Ophelia, a timid eleven-year-old girl grieving her mother, suspends her disbelief in things non-scientific when a boy locked in the museum where her father is working asks her to help him complete an age-old mission.
Isle of Palms Dorothea Benton. Frank
Anna Lutz Abbot is a capable woman, a sensible woman, not someone given to risky living. This all seems to be true enough until her lovely daughter returns from college for the summer a very different person, her wild and wonderful ex-husband arrives, and her flamboyant new best friend takes up with Anna's father.
Return to Sullivan's Island Dorothea Benton. Frank
Of the many barrier islands that pepper the coast of South Carolina's Lowcountry, Pawleys Island, the arrogantly shabby family playground for generations, might be the most mysterious and charming of them all.
Shem Creek Dorothea Benton. Frank
Meet Linda Breland, single parent of two teenage daughters. The oldest, Lindsey, who always held her younger sister in check, is leaving for college. And Gracie, her Tasmanian devil, is giving her nightmares.
Birthday rules Laurie B. Friedman
Percy Isaac Gifford shares birthday advice, from circling the day on the calendar to making wishes when blowing out birthday cake candles, reminding the reader that "growing is good."
Visualization for weight loss : the Gabriel method guide to using your mind to transform your body Jon Gabriel
Examining the importance of visualizing, John takes you through the latest research on the power of the mind in order to show why this technique is so effective for weight loss.
Snow glass apples : a play for voices, Neil Gaiman
A young princess … her skin as white as snow … her hair as black as coal … her lips as red as blood … an innocent young girl victimized by her evil stepmother. Or is she?
Sweet Justice Neil Gaiman
Earls just want to have fun Shana Galen
Marlowe is a pickpocket, a housebreaker and a better actress than any professional on the stage. She runs with a gang of thieves living in the slums of London's Seven Dials.
Viscount of vice : a novella Shana Galen
Henry Flynn, the new Lord Chesham, still blames himself for the disappearance of his younger brother when they were children and now he's on a path of self-destruction that no one can interrupt. Lady Emma Talbot can't stand watching the man she loves destroy himself. But Emma doesn't know what really happened on that fateful day so what chance does she have of saving him from himself?
Colossus : Bletchley Park's greatest secret Paul Gannon
1940, using science, maths, innovation and improvisation Bletchley Park code breakers worked furiously to invent a machine to decipher the secrets of Nazi high command. It was called Colossus and was the world's first true computer. When the war ended, this incredible invention was dismantled and hidden away for almost 50 years.
The bloody souvenir Jack Gantos
Jack isn't like the Pagoda brothers. He knows the difference between fun and stupid. But when it comes to emergency self-surgery Jack still has something to learn.
Listening to killers : lessons learned from my twenty years as a psychological expert witness in murder cases James Garbarino
Listening to Killers offers an inside look at twenty years' worth of murder files from Dr. James Garbarino, a leading expert psychological witness who listens to killers so that he can testify in court.
Bad girls don't marry marines Codi Gary
Valerie Willis has done it all: tattoos, one-night stands, even strip poker and now she can add a messy public divorce to that list. Back in her hometown Val just wants to bury her head and wait for the scandal to pass. But when she suddenly finds herself face-to-face with former flame Justin Silverton, hiding from her heart won't be so simple.
Return of the bad girl Codi Gary
Caroline Willis may be known for causing trouble, but she is NOT about to become homeless. So when she learns that her perfect apartment has been double-booked - to a dangerously hot bad boy - Caroline's bad-girl reputation comes out in full force.
The trouble with sexy Codi Gary
Fact: Ryan Ashton has never been the hottest girl in the room. Prim and proper doesn't really lend itself to sexy, but Ryan's okay with that. She's come to terms with her perpetual single status. Or at least she would have, if it weren't for her deliciously gorgeous boss.
Still Alice Lisa Genova
Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children and a house on the Cape, is a celebrated Harvard professor at the height of her career when she notices a forgetfulness creeping into her life. As confusion starts to cloud her thinking and her memory begins to fail her, she receives a devastating diagnosis: early onset Alzheimer's disease.
A murder unmentioned Sulari Gentill
Crystal and stone massage : energy healing for the vital and subtle bodies Michael Gienger
Details the energetic and healing properties of more than 50 crystals and gemstones for use in massage.
The solitude of prime numbers Paolo Giordano
A meditation on loneliness and love.
What got you here won't get you there : how successful people become even more successful! Marshall Goldsmith with Mark Reiter
As this book explains, people often do well in spite of certain habits rather than because of them - and need a "to stop" list rather than one listing what "to do".
Transform : habits of superior managers Daniel Goleman in conversation with Daniel J. Siegel, Howard Gardner, and Teresa Amabile.
Daniel Goleman asked Teresa Amabile, Howard Gardner, and Daniel Siegel: what are the key traits that differentiate top executives? Their respective research looks at the psychology of innovative, ethical, and emotionally intelligent leaders.
40 days of dating : an experiment Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh.
When New York-based graphic designers and long-time friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh found themselves single at the same time, they decided to try an experiment. The old adage says that it takes 40 days to change a habit — could the same be said for love?
Mademoiselle Chanel C. W. Gortner
Born into rural poverty, Gabrielle Chanel and her siblings are sent to orphanage after their mother's death. The sisters nurture Gabrielle's exceptional sewing skills, a talent that will propel the wilful young woman into a life far removed from the drudgery of her childhood. But her fame and fortune cannot save her from heartbreak as the years pass. And when Paris falls to the Nazis, Coco is forced to make choices that will haunt her.
Post-traumatic stress disorder : recovery after accident and disaster Kevin Gournay
A traumatic event can turn your world upside down but there is a way out. This book takes a wide-ranging look at the nature of PTSD after distressing experiences such as war, sexual abuse or rape, natural and man-made disasters, car accidents, or the death of a loved one.
Don't call me Christina Kringle Chris Grabenstein
This December, a girl who hates Christmas is in for the surprise of her life.
Project management for dummies Nick Graham
In Project Management Essentials For Dummies, you'll find all the information and guidance you need to plan your projects with confidence and deliver them on time.
Rescue pilot : cheating the sea Jerry Grayson
For the Navy's Search and Rescue pilots, getting to work is both an adventure and an ordeal. Excitingly told, frequently funny but also very poignant, Jerry's story is not an account of just one man's deeds, it is a salute to all the men and women he worked with who were able to turn tragedies into triumphs.
Art before breakfast : a zillion ways to be more creative no matter how busy you are Danny Gregory
For aspiring artists who want to draw and paint but just can't seem to find time in the day, Gregory offers 5 to 10 minute exercises for every skill level that fit into any schedule, along with practical instruction on techniques and materials, plus strategies for making work that's exciting, unintimidating, and fulfilling.
The birdhouse that Jack built Meg Greve
Jack and his friends builds a birdhouse for a mother bird and her babies.
Humpty Dumpty Meg Greve
When Humpty Dumpty's friends fall off of their chairs while eating in the king's kitchen, the cooks make the best of the situation by making them into different foods, until Humpty Dumpty decides that it would be safer to eat in a different kitchen.
Let's get pizza Meg Greve
When Dan and Dad go out for pizza they learn that just because it smells so good doesn't mean you should eat too much. It's much better if you share.
Mud pie queen Meg Greve
This is a delightfully messy story of making mud pies. Introduces some measurement tools such as a ruler and yardstick.
Too much noise! Meg Greve
Mom is tired and wants to sleep in but there is too much noise. She soon discovers the kids have made her breakfast.
Watch for whales! Meg Greve
The campers learn about whales. Levelled phonics picture book reader.
Skin cleanse : the simple, all-natural program for clear, calm, happy skin Adina Grigore
From skincare expert and founder of the thriving organic skincare line SW Basics comes a comprehensive yet simple guide to switching to an all-natural skincare regime.
Cane and Abe James M. Grippando
Abe Beckham's new wife Angelina has helped him through the loss of his first wife, and he's managed to remain a star prosecutor at the Miami State Attorney's Office. Then a woman's body is discovered dumped in the Everglades, and Abe is called upon to monitor the investigation.
The chamber John Grisham
Adam Hill is in his first year at a top Chicago law firm. He volunteers for the toughest assignment any lawyer could ask for — an unrepentant and outspoken racist on Death Row for the murder of two Jewish children in a horrific bombing in 1967. Why would Adam want this case so desperately? The answer lies in the past, in a twenty-year-old secret buried in the madness of another time…
Late fragments : everything I want to tell you (about this magnificent life) Kate Gross
What are the things we live for? What matters most in life when your time is short? This brave, frank and heartbreaking book shows what it means to die before your time, and how to fill your life with wonder, hope and joy even in the face of tragedy.
A writer at war : Vasily Grossman with the Red Army, 1941-1945 Vasilii Semenovich Grossman
Based on the notebooks in which Grossman gathered his raw material, A Writer at War offers an outstanding eye-witness account of the war on the Eastern Front.
Cat High : the yearbook Terry deRoy. Gruber
This hilarious parody yearbook explores the ups and downs of a year in the life of the senior class cats at Paw Paw High School.
Little mercies Heather Gudenkauf
Veteran social worker Ellen Moore has seen the worst side of humanity — the vilest acts one person can commit against another. She is a fiercely dedicated children's advocate and a devoted mother and wife. But one blistering summer day, a simple moment of distraction will have repercussions that Ellen could never have imagined.
Mahi : the story of India's most successful captain Shantanu Guha Ray
This book charts the dynamic rise of one of India's most talented and charismatic cricketers and captains.
After the fall Patricia Gussin
After accepting a position as Vice President for Research in a large pharmaceutical company, Laura works to finalise the imminent approval of the company's groundbreaking new drug. But Jake Harter, a malicious Food and Drug Administration employee, cannot let that happen.
Deck the halls, we're off the walls! Dan Gutman
A. J. and his friends from Ella Mentry School are in for a weird Christmas surprise when they head to the local mall to see Santa Claus.
My weird writing tips Dan Gutman
Presents a humourous and informative guide to writing that combines helpful style rules with story ideas and writing prompts as well as advice on how to write a story that is both engaging and correct.
My cool motorcycle : an inspirational guide to motorcycles and biking culture Chris Haddon
My Cool Motorcycle celebrates a love affair with motorcycles and the strong culture within the tight-knit community. Looking back across the 100 years or so of the motorcycle, this book focuses on iconic makes and sought-after classics, along with a cross-section of passionate owners.
Disobeying Hitler : German resistance in the last year of WWII Randall Hansen
In the last months of the war, Hitler ordered the poisoning, blocking, and wrecking of all ports across Europe, and the destruction of the most beautiful city in the world: Paris. Thanks to the determination and bravery of a few, Hitler's orders were often disobeyed. This book explores the phenomenon of disobedience and its consequences.
Gambled ; &, Chased Cristin Harber
Garrison's creed Cristin Harber
Nicola is an injured CIA agent on the run from a failed undercover operation. Her escape plan shatters when she slams into the man who buried her a decade ago. Now, sexier than her best memory and cradling a sniper's rifle, he has questions she can't answer. Why was she alive? And armed?
Hart attack Cristin Harber
Savage secrets Cristin Harber
Caterina Cruz has no home. Her life's mission is to destroy the terrorist who murdered her family. Then she steps into an elabourate game of charades alongside a Titan Group operative posing as an arms dealer, and her newlywed husband.
Sweet girl Cristin Harber
Nicola Hart grew up under the heels of her older brother and his sexy best friend, Cash Garrison. Years of ignoring her spark with Cash has transformed their friendship into a slow burning sizzle. One night with him could ruin everything. Or it could be more than she ever dreamed.
Westin's chase Cristin Harber
Jared Westin knows his reputation and likes it. He gets the job done. No emotion. No baggage. That's why his elite ops company, The Titan Group, is better than the best. And then, in walks a woman as tough as she is sexy. His counterpart in every way, should he choose to admit it.
Winter's heat Cristin Harber
After putting her life on the line to protect classified intelligence, military psychologist Mia Kensington is on a cross-country road trip from hell with an intrusive save-the-day hero.
Anything to have you Paige Harbison
Natalie and Brooke have had each other's backs forever. Natalie is the quiet one, college bound and happy to stay home and watch old movies. Her friend Brooke is the life of every party, the girl everyone wants to be. Then it happens - one crazy night that Natalie can't remember and Brooke's boyfriend, Aiden, can't forget.
Chasing the scream : the first and last days of the war on drugs Johann Hari
January, 2015 will mark a century of the war on drugs in the United States. Johann Hari set out on a two-year, 20,000-mile journey through the theatre of this war to find out how it began, how it has affected people around the world, and how we can move beyond it.
The blue cotton gown : a midwife's memoir Patricia Harman
The reluctant midwife Patricia Harman
The Great Depression has hit West Virginia hard. Men are out of work; women struggle to feed hungry children. Luckily, Nurse Becky Myers has returned to care for them. But becoming a midwife and ushering precious new life into the world is not Becky's only challenge.
The big seven Jim Harrison
The Big Seven sends Detective Sunderson to confront his new neighbours, a gun-nut family who live outside the law in rural Michigan.
Tea with the Queen Chrissi Hart
When mice turn 100 years old (in mouse-years, of course) they get to visit the Queen of England. When Charlie journeys across the countryside for his grandmother's visit, he discovers that even little creatures can have big adventure
Spirit of the wolves Dorothy Hearst
Weaving together original research, series characters and a dynamic plot, Spirit of the Wolves is the final title in The Wolf Chronicles trilogy.
Once more, my darling rogue Lorraine Heath
Born to the street but raised within the aristocracy, Drake Darling can't escape his beginnings. Not when Lady Ophelia Lyttleton snubs him at every turn, a constant reminder he's not truly one of them. But after rescuing her from a mysterious drowning he realises she doesn't remember who she is.
Inside the business of illustration Steven Heller and Marshall Arisman.
This guide to the ins and outs of today's dynamic illustration business tells budding illustrators everything that their teacher didn't know or their art director didn't tell them.
Sons of Mississippi : a story of race and its legacy Paul Hendrickson
A study of the legacy of racial intolerance profiles seven white Mississippi sheriffs who took part in the violence that resulted from the attempted integration of the University of Mississippi.
Cold shot Mark Henshaw
The USS Vicksburg is returning home when the crew comes upon a lifeboat bearing a dead Somali pirate who shows signs of torture. Soon Red Cell analysts Kyra Stryker and Jonathan Burke have traced the dead man back to an Iranian ship currently bound for Venezuela and the ship appears to have dangerous, radioactive cargo on board.
Red cell Mark Henshaw
When a raid on Chinese spies in Taiwan ends in a shoot-out and the release of a deadly chemical, CIA director Kathy Cooke turns to the Red Cell to figure out why China is ready to invade the island nation without any fear of reprisal from the US Navy.
Mentats of Dune Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
Gilbertus Albans has founded the Mentat School, a place where humans can learn the efficient techniques of thinking machines. But Gilbertus walks an uneasy line in order to survive the Butlerian fanatics, led by the madman Manford Torondo.
The dynamite room Jason Hewitt
July 1940. Eleven-year-old Lydia walks through a seemingly deserted village in rural Suffolk on a baking hot day wearing a gas mask. Late that night he comes, a soldier, gun in hand and heralding a full-blown German invasion. There are, he explains to her, certain rules she must now abide by. He won't hurt Lydia, but she cannot leave the house. Is he telling the truth? What is he looking for? Why is he so familiar? And how does he already know Lydia's name?
It's moving day! Pamela M. Hickman
An engaging and informative introduction to woodland animals in their habitats.
You're getting a baby brother! Sheila Sweeny Higginson
Wveryone is delighted that a baby brother is joining the family — but older siblings may be slightly unsure. Fortunately for them, this rhyming book addresses what to expect.
You're getting a baby sister! Sheila Sweeny Higginson
Here burns my candle Liz Curtis. Higgs
Lady Elisabeth Kerr is a keeper of secrets. A Highlander by birth and a Lowlander by marriage, she honours the auld ways, even as doubts and fears stir deep within her. One by one the Kerr family secrets begin to surface, even as bonny Prince Charlie and his rebel army ride into Edinburgh in September 1745, intent on capturing the crown.
Horse handling and grooming Cherry Hill
This user-friendly guide to essential skills, from equine expert Cherry Hill, covers everything from feeding and haltering to tying, grooming, clipping, bathing, braiding, and blanketing.
The longest August : the unflinching rivalry between India and Pakistan Dilip Hiro
The partitioning of British India into independent Pakistan and India in August 1947 occurred in the midst of communal holocaust. More than 750,000 people were butchered, and 12 million fled their homes: it was the largest exodus in history. Renowned historian and journalist Dilip Hiro provides a riveting account of the relationship between India and Pakistan, tracing the landmark events that led to the division of the sub-continent and the evolution of the contentious relationship between Hindus and Muslims.
Moody bitches : the truth about the drugs you're taking, the sleep you're missing, the sex you're not having, and what's really making you feel crazy Julie Holland
For over 17 years, women have visited celebrated psycho-pharmacologist Dr Julie Holland looking for the miracle cure to eradicate these feelings. Now she offers tried and tested alternatives to help keep the moods under control, making exhaustion and low sex-drive a thing of the past.
The folding star Alan Hollinghurst
Edward Manners - thirty three and disaffected - escapes to a Flemish city in search of a new life. Almost at once he falls in love with seventeen-year-old Luc, and is introduced to the twilight world of the 1890s Belgian painter Edgard Orst.
The tooth mouse Susan Hood
Introduces readers to the Tooth Mouse, France's version of the tooth fairy, and to Sophie, a sweet young mouse who must prove she is brave, honest and wise enough to take over this important job.
Amanda ; [and], Haunting Rachel Kay Hooper
Amanda: Many women have claimed to be Amanda, the long-lost heiress to a multi-million dollar family fortune, but when it appears that the real Amanda has returned, the family has mixed reactions to her claim and her desire to unravel the family's dark secrets.
If there be dragons Kay Hooper
In the isolated sanctuary of her Montana ranch, no one could hurt Brooke Kennedy, whose gift had led her to build walls of ice around her heart. One person had stormed those barricades — her friend Pepper, who embraced the world and meddled in the lives of those she loved. Now Brooke needed help, and Pepper sent troubleshooter Cody Nash to melt the barriers Brooke had raised.
Outlaw Derek Kay Hooper
After asking the wrong people the wrong questions, Shannon Brown barely escapes with her life and crosses paths with a handsome outlaw who cannot resist a lady in distress.
Raven on the wing Kay Hooper
From the moment Raven Anderson literally knocks Josh Long off his feet, he's determined to keep this elusive beauty in his tight embrace. While Raven denies their electrifying attraction and fends off his advances, Josh uses the resources of his business empire to crack the mystery surrounding Raven's true identity.
Something different; Pepper's way Kay Hooper
Restless and imaginative, mystery writer Gypsy Taylor was used to following her muse. Her nomadic lifestyle was perfectly suited for her creative work but not for lasting relationships. That left her new next-door neighbour Chase Mitchell only four months to change Gypsy's life before she moved on forever.
Touching evil Kay Hooper
Seattle police sketch artist Maggie Barnes has an extraordinary gift. She listens as traumatised crime victims describe their ordeals — and then uses those horrifying recollections to draw dead-on sketches of the assailants. But her secret may be exposed when a madman seizes Seattle in his terrifying grip.
Zach's law Kay Hooper
When car trouble leaves her stranded love is the last thing on Teddy Tyler's mind but there's no denying the attraction the minute she lays eyes on Zach Steele, a security expert staking out a gang of gunrunners in a remote mountain cabin. Now, to keep from blowing his cover, he must hold Teddy hostage for a week - if, that is, he can keep at bay his own simmering feelings for her
Maybe someday Colleen Hoover
Sydney is living in an idyllic bubble - she's a dedicated student with a steady job on the side. She lives with her best friend, has a great boyfriend, and the music coming from the balcony opposite hers is fast becoming the soundtrack to her life. But when Sydney finds out her boyfriend is cheating on her, the bubble bursts.
Itsy bitsy spider Colleen Hord
Sierra loves to play outside on sunny days so she can play shadow tag. On a rainy day she sees a poor spider try over and over to climb up the water spout. When the Sun comes out Sierra discovers the spider had made it up the spout and was weaving its beautiful web.
Keep your chin up Colleen Hord
Calypson Cat is having a hard time with all the other cats on the ship. They always complained and were not grateful for the place they had to live, or the fish they had to eat, or the mice they had to chase. After calling a meeting to remind them how lucky they are, the other cats have a change of attitude and come to appreciate what they have.
Little Miss Midge Colleen Hord
Midge is having a hard time organizing her list of things to do. Her friends are coming over for ice cream but her dog keeps needing more bones. When the day is through and nothing on her list is done, the friends arrive but Midge has no ice cream so she decides to take them and her dog out for ice cream.
Who's Mr. Goldfluss? Colleen Hord
When the children on the bus get a substitute driver who they think has too many rules, they quickly learn that following rules isn't a bad idea as they get caught in a storm and Mr. Goldfluss keeps them safe until the storm passes.
A week in Paris Rachel Hore
1961: Born on the day that WW2 broke out, 21-year-old Fay Knox cannot remember her early childhood in London, before she moved to a Norfolk village with her mother, Kitty. Why then, on a visit to Paris on tour with her orchestra, does a strange series of events suggest that she spent the war there instead? 1937: Eugene Knox, a young American doctor, catches sight of 19-year-old Kitty Travers on the day she arrives in Paris, and cannot get her out of his mind. She has come to study at the famed Conservatoire. Eugene and Kitty fall in love, marry and have a daughter, but France's humiliating defeat by Germany is not far behind.
The hard thing about hard things : building a business when there are no easy answers Ben Horowitz
Ben Horowitz, co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley's most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, offers essential advice on building and running a start-up practical wisdom for managing the toughest problems business school doesn't cover, based on his popular Ben's Blog.
Driving the king Ravi Howard
Told through the experiences of Nat King Cole's driver, Nat Weary, Driving the King is a daring and brilliant new novel from award-winning writer Ravi Howard that explores race and class in 1950s America.
Cupid is a procrastinator Kate Hurley
Kate Hurley doesn't offer a magic formula that will bring your spouse to you, nor does she ask you to be content with your "gift" of singleness. She gives you permission to grieve your unmet expectations while opening your heart and life to unforeseen possibilities.
War bonds : love stories from the greatest generation Cindy Hval
Little Red Riding Hood // by the Brothers Grimm retold and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman Trina Schart Hyman
Everyone loves the little girl who wears a red-hooded cloak, but no one more than her grandmother. One day, Grandmother gets sick, and Little Red Riding Hood sets out to visit her, carrying a basket of food as a present.
An artist of the floating world Kazuo Ishiguro
As Japan rebuilds her cities after the calamity of World War II, the celebrated painter Masuji Ono should be enjoying a tranquil moment. But as his memories continually return to a life and career deeply touched by the rise of Japanese militarism, a dark shadow begins to grow over his serenity.
Never let me go Kazuo Ishiguro
A reunion with two childhood friends draws Kath and her companions on a nostalgic odyssey into their lives at Hallsham, an isolated private school in the English countryside, and a confrontation with the truth about their childhoods.
Nocturnes Kazuo Ishiguro
From the piazzas of Italy to the Malvern Hills, a London flat to the 'hush-hush floor' of an exclusive Hollywood hotel, the characters we encounter range from young dreamers to cafe musicians to faded stars, all of them at some moment of reckoning.
A pale view of hills Kazuo Ishiguro
A middle-aged Japanese woman, now living in England, relives her horrifying childhood memories of the bombing of Nagasaki.
The remains of the day Kazuo Ishiguro
Stevens, an elderly butler who has spent 30 years in the service of Lord Darlington, ruminates on the past and inadvertently slackens his rigid grip on his emotions to confront the central issues of his life.
The unconsoled Kazuo Ishiguro
Ryder, a renowned pianist, arrives in a Central European city he cannot identify for a concert he cannot remember agreeing to give. But then as he traverses a landscape by turns eerie and comical - and always strangely malleable, as a dream might be - he comes steadily to realise he is facing the most crucial performance of his life.
When we were orphans Kazuo Ishiguro
In 1930s England, Christopher Banks has become one of the country's most celebrated detectives; his cases are the talk of London society. Yet one crime has always haunted him: the mysterious disappearance of his parents in Old Shanghai, when he was a boy.
The global war on Morris Steve Israel
Meet Morris Feldstein, a pharmaceutical salesman who loves the Mets, loves his wife Rona, and loves things just the way they are. But the government's top-secret surveillance program begins to thread together the largely disparate and tenuously connected strands of Morris's life — his friends, family, friends' friends, his traffic violations, his daughter's political leanings, his wife's new patients, and even his failed romantic endeavours and Morris becomes the US government's new public enemy number one.
Wicked little secrets Susanna Ives
Vivacious Vivienne Taylor has finally won her family's approval by getting engaged to the wealthy and upright John Vandergrift. But when threatened by a vicious blackmail scheme, it is to her childhood friend that Vivienne turns; the deliciously wicked Viscount Dashiell.
Wicked, my love Susanna Ives
Be mine Sabrina James
Valentine's Day is fast approaching at North Ridge High and this year, the school is sponsoring a "Most Romantic Couple" contest. Everyone wants to win - including Jennifer, who's not going to let the fact that she doesn't actually have a boyfriend stop her.
My rebellious heart Samantha James
Fiery Princess Shana will have her revenge on the man responsible for her father's death. To this end, she lures her enemy — Thorne de Wilde, Earl of Weston — into the forest to have him killed. But, mesmerized by his breathtaking masculinity, she spares him instead and takes the rogue prisoner.
After the fire : a memoir in poetry and prose Judith A. Jance
Decades ago, J.A. Jance published some poems in a thin chapbook, not yet ready to tell the world directly about the terrible struggles in her life. In searing and direct language, After the Fire chronicles the collapse of Jance's first marriage under the weight of her husband's addiction - and her own unwitting denial and co-dependence while she struggled to find herself.
Ali Reynolds mysteries Judith A. Jance
Web of evil: Fired from her dream job as a news anchor and still recovering from the truth about her cheating husband, Ali Reynolds is content to lick her wounds. But the day before the final divorce proceedings, Paul's bound and broken body is found in the Palm Springs desert.
Betrayal of trust Judith A. Jance
Seattle private investigator J.P. Beaumont uncovers a crime that has a devastating effect on two troubled teens and becomes even more of a firestorm when it reaches into the halls of state government.
Birds of prey : a novel of suspense Judith A. Jance
The Starfire Breeze steams its way north toward the Gulf of Alaska. Those on board are seeking peace, relaxation, adventure, escape. But there is no escape in this place of unspoiled natural majesty because terror strolls the decks even in the brilliant light of day … and death is a conspicuous, unwelcome passenger.
Breach of duty Judith A. Jance
The Seattle that Beaumont knew as a young policeman is disappearing. Beaumont and his new partner Sue Danielson, a struggling single parent, are assigned the murder of an elderly woman torched to death in her bed. As their investigation proceeds, Beaumont and Sue become embroiled in a perilous series of events that will leave them and their case shattered - and for Beau nothing will ever be the same again.
Day of the dead Judith A. Jance
The Walker family survived the atrocities perpetrated by a serial killer and his crazed acolyte in both Hour of the Hunter and Kiss of the Bees. But can they escape the vengeance of a new killer or killers whose sights have been set on their precious daughter, Lani?
Fire and ice Judith A. Jance
Big-city homicide detective J.P. Beaumont and small-town sheriff Joanna Brady join forces once again to solve a case involving a series of murders - six young women wrapped in tarps, doused with gasoline, and set on fire and one elderly caretaker run over and left to die.
Hour of the hunter Judith A. Jance
Brilliant psychopath Andrew Carlisle spent only six years in prison for the brutal torture-murder of a young girl of the Tohono O'atham tribe. The testimony of teacher Diana Ladd put Carlisle behind bars, and now she can't ignore the dark, mystical signs that say a predator has returned to prowl the Arizona desert.
Improbable cause Judith A. Jance
Perhaps it was fitting justice: a dentist who enjoyed inflicting pain was murdered in his own chair. The question is not who wanted Dr. Frederick Nielsen dead, but rather who of the many finally reached the breaking point. But for Seattle Homicide Detective J.P. Beaumont, the most damning piece of the murderous puzzle will shake him to his very core.
Justice denied Judith A. Jance
Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont investigates a murder case that intersects with a cold case being pursued by his lover, Mel. The tension levels are high as Beaumont and Mel unravel a conspiracy involving prominent city officials.
Long time gone Judith A. Jance
Fifty years ago, when she was five, Sister Mary Katherine witnessed something terrible … A former Seattle policeman now working for the Washington State Attorney's Special Homicide Investigation Team, J.P. Beaumont has been hand-picked to lead the investigation into a half-century-old murder.
The old blue line Judith A. Jance
Butch Dixon lost his house, his restaurant business, his savings, his car, his best friend, his faith - all to his conniving ex-wife. But that was seven years ago. He picked himself up and started over in Peoria, Arizona, running the Roundhouse Bar and Grill. He doesn't look back on those bad years until two cops show up at the Roundhouse. Faith, Butch's ex-wife, has been murdered, and the evidence points to him.
Paradise lost Judith A. Jance
Jance returns to the red-streaked desert of Cochise County Arizona, where Sheriff Joanna Brady and her daughter encounter a terrifying ordeal during a Girl Scout camp out. Jenny and her tent-mate, Dora Matthews, discover a murdered Phoenix woman.
Payment in kind Judith A. Jance
It looks like a classic crime of passion to Detective J.P. Beaumont. Two dead bodies found lovingly entwined in a broom closet of the Seattle School District building. The prime suspect, Pete Kelsey, admits his dead wife was not exactly new to adultery but he swears he had nothing to do with these brutal deaths.
Queen of the night Judith A. Jance
Every summer, in an event that is commemorated throughout the Tohono O'odham Nation, the Queen of the Night flower blooms in the Arizona desert. But one couple's intended celebration is shattered by gunfire, the sole witness to the bloodshed a little girl who has lost the only family she's ever known. To her rescue come Dr. Lani Walker, who sees the trauma of her own childhood reflected in her young patient, and Dan Pardee, an Iraq war veteran and member of an unorthodox border patrol unit called the Shadow Wolves.
Ring in the dead Judith A. Jance
As a flash from the past, the daughter of his first partner Milton Gurkey (Pickles) shows up, and Beaumont relives his rookie days. While in the midst of suffering a heart attack, Pickles stumbled into a crime in progress. In the end, a woman is dead, Pickles is unconscious, holding the murder weapon, and rookie Beaumont and his cop friends must find out the truth.
Second watch Judith A. Jance
Getting old is hell. J. P. Beaumont is finally taking some time off to have knee-replacement surgery. But instead of taking his mind off work, the operation plunges him into one of the most perplexing and mind-blowing mysteries he's ever faced.
Sea fever : the true adventures that inspired our greatest maritime authors, from Conrad to Masefield, Melville and Hemingway Sam Jefferson
She will build him a city Raj Kamal Jha
As night falls in Delhi a mother spins tales from her past for her sleeping daughter. Her now grown-up child is a puzzle with a million pieces whom she hopes, through her words and her love, to somehow make whole again. Meanwhile, as the last train from Rajiv Chowk Station pulls away, a young man rides the metro and dreams of murder. In another corner of the city, a newborn wrapped in a blood-red towel lies on the steps of an orphanage as his mother walks away.
The art of unpacking your life Shireen Jilla
Twenty years ago, they were the best of friends. When Connie invites her university gang on the holiday of a lifetime, a safari in the Kalahari, they have little in common anymore. Is getting them back together a terrible mistake? As their lives start to unravel, they see how they are all linked together. New relationships are formed, old ones run their course, and more news from home brings further tragedy.
Outback ghost Rachael Johns
Stella only wanted a holiday — the last thing she expected was a love interest and a possible ghost. Third-generation farmer Adam Burton has always tried to keep his family together, but twenty years after his little sister went missing from the family farm he's losing hope. When Stella Reynolds and her young daughter arrive from the big smoke to stay at the holiday cottage on their farm for the summer, Adam is immediately attracted to the beautiful single mum.
The four seasons collection Milly Johnson
All four of Milly's bestselling seasonal titles - A Spring Affair, A Summer Fling, An Autumn Crush, A Winter Flame - with an introduction from Milly on the inspiration behind the novels.
It's raining men Milly Johnson
Best friends May, Lara and Clare are desperate for a holiday. They have been dreaming of a little cottage in the middle of nowhere, long walks in the country and just a bit of time away from it all. But when they arrive in Ren Dullem, a small Yorkshire seaside town, it seems it is not the place they thought it was. Will this holiday be the break they all need? Or will the odd little town with all its secrets bring them all to breaking point?
The teashop on the corner Milly Johnson
Spring Hill Square is a pretty sanctuary away from the bustle of everyday life. And at its centre is Leni Merryman's Teashop on the Corner, specialising in cake, bookish stationery and compassion. And for three people, all in need of a little TLC, it is somewhere to find a friend to lean on.
Van Diemen's Land : an Aborigianl history Murray Johnson
The history of Aborigines in Van Diemen's Land is long. The first Tasmanians lived in isolation for as many as 300 generations after the flooding of Bass Strait. Carefully researched, using the findings of archaeologists and extensive documentary evidence, some only recently uncovered, this important book fills a long-time gap in Tasmanian history.
Rugby union : technique, tactics, training Peter Johnson
Featured in this new, substantially revised and updated edition of Rugby Union are star tips, kit checks, rules checks and key points; skills and techniques at every level; action and sequence photographs; helpful, detailed diagrams in colour; an introduction to rules and equipment.
The hollow crown : the Wars of the Roses and the rise of the Tudors Dan Jones
The fifteenth century experienced the longest and bloodiest series of civil wars in British history. The crown of England changed hands violently seven times as the great families of England fought to the death for power, majesty and the right to rule.
House guests, house pests : a natural history of animals in the home Richard Jones
Today we live in snug, well-furnished houses surrounded by the trappings of a civilised life. But we are not alone — we suffer a constant stream of unwanted visitors. This book represents a 21st century bestiary. It poses questions such as where these animals came from, can we live with them, can we get rid of them, and should we?
Behind the rose : playing rugby for England Stephen Jones, Nick Cain.
This is a complete history of the England rugby union team — told by men who have donned the white shirt with its iconic red rose.
The fantastic flying books of Mr. Morris Lessmore William Joyce
Morris Lessmore loves words, stories and books; after a powerful storm carries him to another land, dreary and colourless, he finds a single book in colour that leads him to an amazing library where, he learns, the books need him as much as he needs them.
Butcher bird Richard Kadrey
Spyder Lee is a happy man who lives in San Francisco and owns a tattoo shop. One night an angry demon tries to bite his head off before he's saved by a stranger. Now he can see the world as it really is: full of angels and demons and monsters and monster-hunters. The Black Clerks, infinitely old and infinitely powerful beings whose job it is to keep the Dominions in balance, seem to have a whole new agenda. Dropped into the middle of a conflict between the Black Clerks and other forces he doesn't fully understand, Spyder finds himself looking for a magic book with the blind swordswoman who saved him.
Devil in the dollhouse : a Sandman Slim story Richard Kadrey
James Stark, a.k.a. Sandman Slim, has a new job, but being the new Lucifer in town gives fresh meaning to the word Hell. Especially when he hears of hideous massacres near a haunted fortress out on Hell's frontier. As far as Stark's concerned, the more dead Hellions, the better, but he still has to prove that no one screws with Sandman Slim.
The getaway god Richard Kadrey
It's not easy being a half-human, half-angel nephilim with a bad rep and a worse attitude who also has to learn to be human again after 11 years in Hell and a brief stint as Lucifer (yep). But that's the least of James Stark/Sandman Slim's worries. For the old gods, the Angra Om Ya, are poised to invade.
Metrophage : a novel Richard Kadrey
Welcome to our future: L.A. in the late twenty-first century - a segregated city of haves and have-nots, where morality is dead and technology rules. Jonny is a streetwise hustler who deals drugs on the black market - narcotics that heal the body and cool the mind - he looks out for nobody but himself. Until a terrifying plague sweeps through L.A., wreaking death and panic, and no one, not even a clever operator like Jonny, is safe.
Suspect zero : a short story Richard Kadrey
In this terrifying tale, a young aspiring serial killer goes in search of a mentor — the supreme, the ultimate killer. What he finds is much greater and much worse than he ever could have imagined.
Sugar rush Donna Kauffman
When baker extraordinaire Leilani Tursdale left the bustle of New York City for Georgia's sleepy Sugarberry Island, she didn't expect her past to follow. Yet suddenly, her former boss, Baxter Dunne, aka Chef Hot Cakes, the man who taught her everything pastry, wants to film his hit cooking show in her tiny cupcakery.
A short history of stupid : the decline of reason and why public debate makes us want to scream Bernard Keane & Helen Razer.
Recently, a mutual desperation at the faltering quality of public debate led blogger, columnist and author Helen Razer and political commentator, author and Crikey regular Bernard Keane to the desperate move of befriending each other. To remedy (or at least assuage) the current ubiquity of Stupid - both domestically and abroad, and historically and currently - they decided that a book describing its nature and inexorable rise must be written…
You, me & other people Fionnuala Kearney
Adam knew the deal - he just thought he wouldn't get caught. Beth had forgiven him once, a long time ago, for cheating on her, and he should have known better that to risk it all over again for another woman. But as Beth tries to move on, she realises that one lie was only the first in a very long trail.
Let's just say it wasn't pretty Diane Keaton
The psychology of fear in organizations : how to transform anxiety into well-being, productivity and innovation Sheila Keegan
In the context of global economic recession, fear has become institutionalised in many organisations, both in the private and public sectors. This book shows how fear manifests itself in large organisations, how it impacts on the workforce and how by reducing our willingness to take risks and to innovate, it can inhibit economic growth and innovation, at both an individual and corporate level.
The graves are walking : the great famine and the saga of the Irish people John Kelly
This compelling new look at one of the worst disasters to strike humankind — the Great Irish Potato Famine — provides fresh material and analysis on the role that nineteenth-century evangelical Protestantism played in shaping British policies and on Britain's attempt to use the famine to reshape Irish society and character.
Lusitania : triumph, tragedy, and the end of the Edwardian age Greg King and Penny Wilson.
On the one hundredth anniversary of its sinking, Greg King and Penny Wilson tell the story of the Lusitania's glamorous passengers and the torpedo that ended an era and prompted the United States to enter into World War I.
Angels walking Karen Kingsbury
One-time national baseball hero Tyler Ames has lost everyone he loves on a quest to make it to the big league. Then, just when things seem to be turning around, Tyler hits rock bottom as he discovers that, across the country, his only love Sami Dawson has moved on.
Animal, vegetable, miracle : our year of seasonal eating Barbara Kingsolver with Steven L. Hopp and Camille Kingsolver
Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, and filled with recipes, this book deals with putting the kitchen back at the centre of family life, and diversified farms at the centre of our diet.
Flight behaviour Barbara Kingsolver
Set in the present day in the rural community of Feathertown, Tennessee, this novel tells the story of Dellarobia Turnbow, a petite, razor-sharp 29-year-old who nurtured worldly ambitions before becoming pregnant and marrying at seventeen. Now, after more than a decade of tending to small children on a failing farm, oppressed by poverty, isolation and her husband's antagonistic family, she has mitigated her boredom by surrendering to an obsessive flirtation with a handsome younger man.
The lacuna Barbara Kingsolver
The story of Harrison William Shepherd, a man caught between two worlds — Mexico and the United States in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s — and whose search for identity takes readers to the heart of the twentieth century's most tumultuous events.
Pigs in heaven Barbara Kingsolver
When Turtle witnesses a freak accident at the Hoover Dam, her mother responds and a man's life is saved, but their lives are changed by the incident.
The poisonwood Bible Barbara Kingsolver
The family of a fierce evangelical Baptist missionary, Nathan Price, his wife, and his four daughters, begins to unravel after they embark on a 1959 mission to the Belgian Congo, where they find their lives transformed over the course of three decades.
Prodigal summer Barbara Kingsolver
This work weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives inhabiting the mountains and small farms of southern Appalachia. It portrays various people who find their connections to one another and to the flora and fauna with which they share a place.
Cook with kids Rob Kirby
The Language of Power Rosemary Kirstein
The steerswoman Rowan has learned much about the master-wizard Slado: how his spells are devastating the distant lands known as the Outskirts, and how they will ultimately threaten even the Inner Lands. But she knows nothing else about him, not even why he is hiding his actions from the other wizards. He must be found, and stopped.
The lost steersman Rosemary Kirstein
The steerswoman Rowan has discovered that the fall of the Guidestar and the massacre of Outskirter tribes were caused by one man: the secret master-wizard, Slado. But until now, no steerswoman had known of his existence, nor knew that the wizards answered to any single authority. Now, Rowan must find him. An unexpected encounter with a lost friend: Janus, a steersman who had resigned his membership offers help in her search but Janus has changed.
The outskirter's secret Rosemary Kirstein
The Guidestars: two shining lights that hang above, motionless in the night sky. The common folk know them well, and use them to count the hours and mark the seasons. But when the steerswoman Rowan discovers a number of broken blue jewels of clearly magical origin, her investigations lead to startling discoveries: there are other, unknown Guidestars and something has caused one of those to fall.
The steerswoman Rosemary Kirstein
A steerswoman's knowledge is shared with any who request it; no steerswoman may refuse a question, and no steerswoman may answer with anything but the truth. And if she asks, you must answer. It is the other side of tradition's contract. And so, the steerswomen have gathered more and more knowledge about the world they travelled. Until the day that the steerswoman Rowan begins asking innocent questions about one small, lovely, inexplicable object…
Dreaming of you Lisa Kleypas
A prim, well-bred gentlewoman, Sara Fielding is a writer who puts pen to paper to create dreams. But now curiosity is luring her from the shelter of her country cottage into the dangerous world of Derek Craven — handsome, tough, and tenacious — and the most exciting man Sara has ever met.
Then came you Lisa Kleypas
Determined to save her sister from an undesired marriage to Lord Alex Raiford, reckless and beautiful Lily Lawson finds herself falling for the handsome, enigmatic nobleman.
7 minutes to fit : 50 anytime, anywhere interval workouts Brett Klika
Rooted in scientific research about the benefits of high intensity interval training, this book features 50 illustrated interval circuits that only require a chair and your body weight to complete.
Runaway cowboy T. J. Kline
Five years ago, Jen woke up with a ring on her finger and her fiancé nowhere to be found. She swore she'd gotten over the betrayal, but when Clay unexpectedly hires on with the rodeo for a week, she finds herself torn between passion and regret.
Golf basics for beginners Aaron Knight
Golf enthusiast and avid player, Aaron Knight, has written Golf Basics for Beginners to help novice players understand the history, the terminology and distinction that makes this sport unlike any other.
Andy Warhol : a biography Wayne Koestenbaum
In critic and poet Wayne Koestenbaum's dazzling look at Warhol's life, the author inspects the roots of Warhol's aesthetic vision, including the pain that informs his greatness, and reveals the hidden sublimity of Warhol's provocative films.
Perfect parties Janet Kohler
From choosing a theme; through decor and preparation countdowns; right down to the step-by-step recipes - it's all there, lavishly illustrated with beautiful photography. Most importantly you'll sail through the event unscathed and your guests will feel really special.
The king's new clothes Robin Michal Koontz
King Crock uses a specially designed robe to determine which animals in his kingdom he can trust.
Old McDoggle had a zoo Robin Michal Koontz
Readers sing along to "Old McDonald" as they explore Old McDoggle's zoo, populated by animals like pandas, hyenas, and giraffes.
Paul Bunyan Robin Michal Koontz
When the people of Shadowtown decide to move from the shady side of the mountain to the sunny side, they contact Paul Bunyan and his big blue ox Babe for help, but they soon realize that they need a plan to keep Babe from using too much strength.
Robin Hood Robin Michal Koontz
When the Band of Merry Hikers decide to try a new trail they lose their way, but are found by the ranger who may have something they have lost.
Rumpelstiltskin Robin Michal Koontz
Alden promises to build the people of Thatchville new homes after theirs had been blown away in a windstorm. Needing more bamboo Alden ventures into the forest but the beaver will only give him more bamboo if he can guess his name. When Alden can't, the beaver leaves and Alden breaks his promise and follows.
Run… it's a bee! Robin Michal Koontz
As Victoria and Jasper were enjoying their new sunflower, Jasper gets pollen on his nose. A bee soon arrives which sends them running. When they finally return the bee lands on Jasper's nose and licks the pollen off. He soon proceeds on his way leaving the characters feeling silly that the bee never wanted to sting them, he just wanted the pollen!
The three billy goats and Gruff Robin Michal Koontz
A little goat learns he has completely misunderstood the troll Gruff's announcement that he wants to have him for dinner.
The stretch out strap workbook : step-by-step techniques for maximizing your range of motion and flexibility Mark Kovacs
A band lined with multiple loops to allow a spectrum of different static and dynamic possibilities, the stretching strap is a staple among trainers and physical therapists. Now this guide brings the benefits of a stretching strap routine right into your living room with 50 exercises that target your personal fitness or rehab goals.
International night Mark Kurlansky and Talia Kurlansky.
Once a week Mark spins a globe and wherever his daughter's finger lands becomes the theme of that Friday's dinner. Now Mark shares the recipes, stories, and insights he's collected over more than thirty years of travelling the world.
The imaginary garden Andrew Larsen
Theodora loved her grandfather's old garden but his new apartment's balcony is too windy and small for a garden. What appears to be a drawback soon leads to a shared burst of creativity as Theo and her Poppa decide to paint a new garden.
Criminal enterprise Owen Laukkanen
From the outside, Carter Tomlin's life looked perfect but Tomlin has a secret. He's lost his job and the bills are mounting. Desperate, he robs a bank. As the red flags start to go up, FBI Special Agent Carla Windermere homes in on Tomlin from one direction, while Minnesota state investigator Kirk Stevens picks up the trail from another.
Kill fee Owen Laukkanen
In Saint Paul, Minnesota state investigator Kirk Stevens and his sometime colleague FBI special agent Carla Windermere witness the assassination of a local billionaire. They are led across the country, down dead ends and into long-forgotten cold cases, until they finally discover a chilling clue: a high tech murder-for-hire website. It's a break in the case but only the beginning.
The professionals Owen Laukkanen
Four friends, caught in a terrible job market, joke about turning to kidnapping to survive. And then, suddenly, it's no joke. For two years it works like a charm — until they kidnap the wrong man. Now two groups are after them — the law, in the form of veteran state investigator Kirk Stevens and hotshot young FBI agent Carla Windermere, and an organised crime outfit looking for payback.
The stolen ones Owen Laukkanen
On a rainy summer evening in Minnesota, a sheriff's deputy steps out of a diner and a few minutes later he's lying dead in the mud. When state investigator Kirk Stevens arrives on the scene, he discovers a hysterical young woman holding the deputy's own gun. Stevens investigates alongside Carla Windermere and the two find themselves on the trail of a vast international people trafficking ring. They come face-to-face with a man know as the Dragon: the most vicious man either of them has ever encountered.
One drawing a day : a 6-week course exploring creativity with illustration and mixed media Veronica Lawlor
Through 42 daily exercises which make up a complete 6-week course, you will keep your artistic skills sharp and your imaginations fertile by doing One Drawing A Day.
Diggy Calee M. Lee
Diggy has lots of work to do! Join in the construction fun and help Diggy do what he does best.
Alligator pie Dennis Lee
"You can almost hear the skipping rope slapping the sidewalk," wrote Margaret Laurence of Dennis Lee's timeless poetry collection Alligator Pie.
Build your own electric vehicle Seth Leitman, Bob Brant.
The definitive handbook on DIY electric vehicle design and construction now revised and expanded to cover the latest technologies and enhanced with exclusive online content.
Fearless drawing : illustrated adventures for overcoming artistic adversity Kerry Lemon
Fearless drawing is a beautiful exercise and adventure book exploring how to rediscover the joy of drawing. Author Kerry Lemon uses a wide range of exercises and encouraging guidance to lead you to fall in love with the process of physically creating marks and shapes across a page.
The five dysfunctions of a team : a leadership fable Patrick Lencioni
Patrick Lencioni turns his keen intellect and storytelling power to the fascinating, complex world of teams. Throughout the story, Lencioni reveals the five dysfunctions which go to the very heart of why teams, even the best ones, often struggle.
The secret history of Wonder Woman Jill Lepore
A cultural history of Wonder Woman traces the character's creation and enduring popularity, drawing on interviews and archival research to reveal the pivotal role of feminism in shaping her seven-decade story.
The curse of the king Peter Lerangis
Lost in Babylon Peter Lerangis
Journeying to the ancient city of Babylon when Bhegad tracks down Marco, the companions face a daunting choice involving a dire trap and a long-lost figure from Jack's past.
The Select ; and, The orphan Peter Lerangis
The Seven Wonders adventures continue in this print bind-up of The Select and The Orphan. The Select tells the story of thirteen-year-old Burt Wenders, the first documented carrier of the G7W gene, and his fated voyage to the island that would eventually come to house the Karai Institute. In The Orphan, learn the story of Daria, orphaned at a young age and enslaved by the Babylonians, and her valiant battle to escape the only city she's ever called home.
The tomb of shadows Peter Lerangis
Jack McKinley and his friends defeated the Colossus of Rhodes, and recovered two of the seven lost Loculi; only to find that they'd been betrayed by one of their own. With Babylon in ruins, Marco on the Massarym side, and long-held secrets coming unravelled, the kids don't know who to trust. Their G7W powers are manifesting at a furious pace. They have no choice but to continue their quest, to the most terrifying of all the Wonders, Mausoleum at Halicarnassus.
Noni the Pony goes to the beach Alison Lester
Come to the beach with Noni the nicest pony you could ever meet in this purely delightful rhyming story for young children.
Dirty dog boogie Loris Lesynski
A collection of nonsense verses that will knock your socks off.
Boats go Steve Light
All aboard! Sail away with 8 noisy boats, as they toot, chug, clang and splash their way across the water!
Planes go Steve Light
Describes the sounds of eight different kinds of airplanes.
Defy not the heart Johanna Lindsey
Reina seethes with rage over her fate: taken captive by the knight Ranulf — a golden giant of a man — who has pledged to deliver her to the nuptial bed of the despised Lord Rothwell. She will never accept such bondage — and Reina offers herself to her kidnapper instead, offering to make Ranulf a great lord… if he agrees to wed her.
I got two dogs John Lithgow ; illustrated by Robert Neubecker.
The clever rhyming text tells of the narrator's two dogs who could not be more different — one is big, one is small, one barks quietly, while one has a loud and enthusiastic bark — but he loves them both the same.
Advanced banter : the QI book of quotations John Lloyd & John Mitchinson.
Five years of learning how to avoid the dull stuff have left the QI team in a uniquely good position to deliver this elusive holy grail: the big, useful, funny and really very good book of quotations.
The book of general ignorance : a quite interesting book John Lloyd
The book of general ignorance is an illuminating collection of fun facts, perfect for general knowledge, trivia and pub quiz enthusiasts.
The book of general ignorance : the noticeably stouter edition John Lloyd and John Mitchinson.
Compendium of popular misconceptions, misunderstandings and common mistakes culled from the hit BBC show, QI.
The book of the dead : lives of the justly famous and the undeservedly obscure John Lloyd & John Mitchinson.
A hilarious collection of pithy and provocative biographies of an impressive range of characters, from the internationally and immortally famous to the undeservedly and (until now) permanently obscure.
The second book of general ignorance : a quite interesting book John Lloyd and John Mitchinson.
John Lloyd and John Mitchinson, the brains behind QI, here present a wonderful collection of the most outrageous, fascinating and mind-bending facts, taking on the popular General Ignorance round from BBC1's top rated quiz and the first book in the bestselling series. And whatever your answers to the questions above, you can be sure that everything you think you know is wrong.
Lovey Bunny Kristine Lombardi
A young rabbit who loves playing dress-up ruins the special dress her Mama just finished making, then uses her craft supplies to fix it and become her mother's "lovey bunny" again.
Hi Ethan Long
Illustrations and simple, rhyming couplets capture a series of greetings between animals, as an owl's "hoo" is answered by a cow's "moo," and a bird's "chirp" leads to an anteater's "slurp."
Pasta by hand : a collection of Italy's small pasta shapes and dumplings Jenn Louis
More than 65 recipes for hand-shaped traditional pastas and dumplings, along with deeply satisfying sauces to mix and match. Louis shares her recipes and expertise in hand-forming beloved shapes such as gnocchi, orecchiette, gnudi, and spatzli as well as dozens of other regional pasta specialties appearing for the first time in an English-language cookbook.
First impressions Charles C. Lovett
Book lover and Austen enthusiast Sophie Collingwood has recently taken a job at an antiquarian bookshop in London when two different customers request a copy of the same obscure book: the second edition of Little Book of Allegories by Richard Mansfield. Their queries draw Sophie into a mystery that will cast doubt on the true authorship of Pride and Prejudice and ultimately threaten Sophie's life.
Kid appeal David Lubar
The whole school is getting in on the action when a contest is announced: The student who creates the best project on New Cairo's history will win a trip to the cool new water park in town. Charlie has a plan that can't lose - as long as he doesn't lose his life in the process. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.
Miracle at the higher grounds cafe Max Lucado
Chelsea Chambers is on her own. After a public split from her NFL superstar husband, Chelsea takes a bold step out of the limelight and behind the counter of the Higher Grounds Cafe, an old-fashioned coffee shop in dire need of reinvention. But when her courage, expert planning, and out-of-this-world cupcakes fail to pay the bills, this newly single mom finds herself desperate for help.
The last Pre-Raphaelite : Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian imagination Fiona MacCarthy
The angels on our Christmas cards, the stained glass in our churches, the great paintings in our galleries - Edward Burne-Jones's work is all around us. With new research and fresh historical perspective, The Last Pre-Raphaelite tells the extraordinary, dramatic story of Burne-Jones as an artist, a key figure in Victorian society and a peculiarly captivating man.
The revelation of Louisa May : a novel of intrigue and romance Michaela MacColl
Louisa May Alcott has problems - her mother is taking a job over a hundred miles away to earn some money, leaving to it to Louisa to care for the family, her father refuses to work for money, a fugitive slave is seeking refuge in their house, and a slave catcher has been murdered, making the Underground Railroad much more dangerous.
The Nowhere Emporium Ross MacKenzie
When the mysterious Nowhere Emporium arrives in Glasgow, orphan Daniel Holmes stumbles upon it quite by accident. Before long, the 'shop from nowhere' and its owner, Mr Silver, draw Daniel into a breathtaking world of magic and enchantment. But when Mr Silver disappears the Emporium and all its wonders begin to crumble. Can Daniel save his home, and his new friends, before the Nowhere Emporium is destroyed forever?
Roxy's baby Cathy MacPhail
Roxy is wild, uncontrollable… and pregnant. She decides to run away to London. And in London Roxy is found by Mr and Mrs Dyce. They are understanding, sympathetic, and promise her a way out of her troubles. They will look after her and her baby - which is exactly what happens. But Roxy eventually works out they are 'farming' the babies and selling their organs. There is only one dramatic way out for Roxy - and it's dangerous.
There's a dog on the dining room table Elizabeth Maginnis
In this cute rhyming story about an unexpected visitor, a little girl wonders why there is a dog on her dining room table. She imagines a world of funny scenarios for the new visitor, but not everyone is happy about his arrival.
Beth and the bachelor Susan Mallery
Beth Davis's fairy-tale days are over - or so the single mother of two thinks. She suddenly finds herself on a date with her very own Prince Charming, millionaire bachelor Todd Graham. But Beth's not sure if she's Cinderella material. Can these unlikely lovers find their courage and the fairy-tale ending they deserve?
The bodyguard and Ms. Jones Susan Mallery
Dangerous Mike Blackburne took a bullet - bravely. Made a four-story nosedive - manfully. But recuperate in - shudder! - the suburbs? That unnerved the big, bad bodyguard… Thank heaven for Ms. Cindy Jones.
Prince Charming, M.D Susan Mallery
Dr. Trevor MacAllister was a living legend. A brilliant surgeon — and so sexy he made grown women weak! All except Dana Rowan. She absolutely, positively, refused to succumb to fairy tales — or Trevor's brand of temptation — twice!
A royal baby on the way Susan Mallery
All-pomp-no-play Princess Alexandra Wyndham gets a royal wake-up call when a letter arrives at the palace, alleging the rightful heir to her throne is alive. Now she must travel to the ranch of the most majestic man she's ever met. Cowboy Mitch Colton might be the key to finding her missing brother… if she can keep her focus on the search instead of the sexy rancher.
Tempting Faith Susan Mallery
Sleek. Powerful. Proud. Agent Cort Hollenbeck moved with the grace of a predator on the prowl. And he always walked alone. Until terrifying blanks in his memory forced him to face his deepest fears… and trust a woman who walked on the wild side…
After hello Lisa Mangum
When Sam and Sara's paths cross, neither one of them is prepared for what they will find out about each other — and about themselves when they form an unlikely partnership in search of an elusive work of art, and especially when they have only one day to do it.
Affairs of state Dominique Manotti
A call-girl whose black book lists her elite international clients is found murdered in an underground garage; a plane bound for Iran laden with illegal arms disappears from the skies over Turkey; and the president's closest adviser Bornard, head of a controversial Elysee security unit, manipulates the system with consummate ease - and illegality. Until the day when rookie investigator Noria Ghozali determines to untangle the threads which bind these events together.
Rough trade Dominique Manotti
Set in the heart of the rag-trade district in Paris over a single hectic month, it takes the reader along a dark path' of sinister events that centre around the murder of a young Thai woman - but take in every element of sleazy city life.
The grown-up business Shirley Mansfield
The Grown-Up Business is a step-by-step programme for business owners to help them build rhythm, consistency and momentum in their company. The Grown-Up Business sets out a clear pathway to rediscover the passion, fun and profit within business.
Owen's daughter Jo-Ann Mapson
Skye Elliot is given a choice after her car accident — jail or rehab — and her ex-husband, a bull rider who introduced her to the party scene, gets custody of their four-year-old daughter Gracie. It takes Skye eight months to get clean, but the day she is released, she has one plan: to be a good mother.
Hush, little monster Denis Markell
A classic lullaby gets a playfully spooky spin in this monstrously sweet picture book. "Hush, Little Monster, don't you howl. Daddy's gonna give you a screeching owl. "
The origins of the modern world : a global and ecological narrative Robert Marks
Now in a new edition, this clearly written and engrossing book presents a global and environmental narrative of the origins of the modern world since 1400.
Chicka chicka 1, 2, 3 Bill Martin, Jr., Michael Sampson ; illustrated by Lois Ehlert.
Numbers from one to one hundred climb to the top of an apple tree in this rhyming chant.
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, what do you see?
Illustrations and rhyming text portray a young bear searching for its mother and meeting many North American animals along the way.
Chicka chicka ABC by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault.
A told B, and B told C, "I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree." So begins the lively alphabet rhyme that children and their parents love to recite.
Polar bear, polar bear, what do you hear? Bill Martin
Zoo animals from polar bear to walrus make their distinctive sounds for each other, while children imitate the sounds for the zookeeper.
Ten little caterpillars Bill Martin
Illustrations and rhyming text follow ten caterpillars as one wriggles up a flower stem, another sails across a garden pool, and one reaches an apple leaf, where something amazing happens.
Creating an App Chris Martin
Quick Expert's Guides are aimed at teens and 'tweens who are keen to know more about a popular topic but who may be put off the idea of having to read wordy or technical guides.
Life from scratch : a memoir of food, family, and forgiveness Sasha Martin
Sasha Martin set herself a rather ambitious goal: to cook - and eat - her way around the world with 196 recipes from 196 countries in 196 weeks. This is a story about food from around the globe but also about how food can transform us, about being a mother and a wife, about loving the world, and about learning to love ourselves.
The taste of Britain Laura Mason and Catherine Brown.
Presents a compendium of Britain's traditional regional foods combined with the fascinating local history about the origins of some of the most distinctive and curious foodstuffs.
A velvet scream Priscilla Masters
On a snowy December morning, a young woman is found outside Patches nightclub in Leek, claiming she has been raped. As Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy investigates she learns that Kayleigh Harrison has made unsubstantiated allegations before against her stepfather. But there are possible links to a similar rape case six months previously … Is there a real case to investigate or not?
Endangering Innocents Priscilla Masters
Something is amiss at a small primary school in the village of Horton. A local man, Joshua Baldwin, has been sitting in his car outside the school watching the children as they play. So DI Joanna Piercy meets with the teachers and with Baldwin, but eventually decides there is nothing to worry about. She is terribly wrong.
The final curtain Priscilla Masters
Another case for Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy.
Grave stones Priscilla Masters
Another case for Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy.
Guilty waters Priscilla Masters
The disappearance of two French girls in a Staffordshire beauty spot signals a tough new case for Detective Joanna Piercy.
Wings over the watcher Priscilla Masters
Another case for Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy.
The 21 irrefutable laws of leadership : follow them and people will follow you John C. Maxwell
The leadership handbook : 26 critical lessons every leader needs John C. Maxwell
The path to leadership begins with a question only few of us ask: How do I lead myself? John Maxwell presents twenty-six insights, not just for those who aspire to positions of leadership but also for veteran leaders who aim to build and improve upon the steps that led them to the front of the line.
Albert starts school Eleanor May
On his first day of school, Albert the mouse learns that his favourite activities are scheduled for different days of the week.
Lost in the Mouseum Eleanor May
Mouse friends Albert and Leo search left and right for Penny when she goes missing at the Mouseum.
The undertaker's daughter Katherine Mayfield
On the last day of 1959 my father, the Beau Brummel of morticians, moved us to a small town on the Kentucky and Tennessee border. My father had finally realised his dream, which was to own his own funeral home.
We are called to rise Laura McBride
Beyond Las Vegas's casinos lies a boomtown where four lives can be brought together by one split-second choice. A woman's marriage crumbles with a single confession. An immigrant family struggles to fit in and get by in 'the land of opportunity'. A soldier wakes up in hospital with the vague feeling that he's done something awful.
Daredevil bthe daring life of Betty Skelton Meghan McCarthy
Betty Skelton rode motorcycles, raced cars, jumped out of planes, and flew jets, helicopters, gliders, and blimps — by the time she was an adult, Betty was known in the press as the "First Lady of Firsts".
The thief who knocked on sorrow's gate Michael McClung
Amra and Holgren have settled down to a very comfortable, if decidedly unexciting life — until the night Amra receives an old enemy's head in a box. A longstanding debt calls her back home to Bellarius, but as bad as memories of the past might be, present-day Bellarius is rapidly becoming worse.
The ladies of Missalonghi Colleen McCullough
Sometimes fairy tales can come true — even for plain, shy spinsters like Missy Wright. She seems doomed to a quiet life of near poverty at Missalonghi in Australia's Blue Mountains. But it's a brand new century — the twentieth — and Missy Wright is about to set every self-righteous tongue in the town of Byron wagging.
That night Alice McDermott
A car careens onto a family's neat front yard, teenage boys spill out brandishing chains and leather, and a young man cries out for the girl he loves. Tonight, fathers will pick up rakes to defend their turf, and children will witness a battle fuelled by fierce and true love.
Amongst women John McGahern
McGahern has crafted a wise and tender novel whose brooding hero seems emblematic of an Ireland that drives away its sons and daughters.
The barracks John McGahern
Elizabeth Reegan, after years of freedom — and loneliness — marries into the enclosed Irish village of her upbringing. The children are not her own; her husband is straining to break free from the servile security of the police force; and her own life, threatened by illness, seems to be losing the last vestiges of its purpose.
The everything job interview question book Dawn Rosenberg. McKay
The Everything Job Interview Question Book arms you with the best answers to hundreds of questions.
Buff ducks Precious McKenzie
A group of ducks walk, waddle, run, dive, float, swim, splash, dash, dance, and do other activities to stay in shape.
Disaster day Precious McKenzie
When Darling and Lovely Turtledove have trouble in Mr. Peregrine's flight school they are discouraged, but through constant practice they improve and are eventually able to remember their training in an emergency.
The duck doctor Precious McKenzie
Meet Doctor Sue as she takes care of a special patient. Levelled phonics picture book reader.
Now or later alligator Precious McKenzie
Asking Alligator different questions he always answers now until it's time to go to bed and his answer is later. Teaches the concept of time with a clock on each page showing what time of day each question is asked.
Who stole the veggies from the veggie patch Precious McKenzie
"Who Stole the Cookies from the Cookie Jar" is given a new twist using vegetables in this delightful book using different animals.
Killer physique G. A. McKevett
Plus-sized sleuth Savannah Reid investigates the death of a champion bodybuilder and Hollywood's newest action hero, who is found with a lethal dose of steroids and growth hormone in his system — and the drugs were administered by someone other than the victim.
Deerskin Robin McKinley
Princess Lissla Lissar is the only child of the king and his queen, who was the most beautiful woman in seven kingdoms. But the queen on her deathbed extracts a promise from her husband to only marry someone as beautiful her. The king is crazy with grief but two years after the queen's death announces that he is to marry again — his own daughter. Lissar flees her father's lust with her sight-hound, Ash and they journey into the mountains. Thus begins Lissar's long, profound, and demanding journey away from treachery and pain and horror, to trust and love and healing.
The door in the hedge Robin McKinley
Ensorcelled princesses, a frog that speaks, a magical hind — Robin McKinley opens a door into an enchanted world in this collection of original and retold fairy tales
The hero and the crown Robin McKinley
Aerin, with the guidance of the wizard Luthe and the help of the blue sword, wins the birthright due her as the daughter of the Damarian king and a witchwoman of the mysterious, demon-haunted North.
A knot in the grain and other stories Robin McKinley
Four love stories set in Damar, a world mixing the real & the magical, featuring magicians, witches, and healers.
The outlaws of Sherwood Robin McKinley
The author retells the adventures of Robin Hood and his band of outlaws who live in Sherwood Forest in twelfth-century England.
Rose daughter Robin McKinley
Beauty grows to love the Beast at whose castle she is compelled to stay, and through her love he is released from the curse that had turned him from man to beast.
Mirandy and Brother Wind Pat McKissack
To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind for her partner.
Bottled up secret Brian McNamara
One night, Brendan Madden meets Mark Galovic, a gorgeous, younger classmate of his. As the friendship between them grows, Brendan is shocked and elated to find out that Mark feels the same way about him. The two begin to date secretly because Mark is not out.
Summer treasure Margaret McNamara
Since it's summer, instead of attending Robin Hill School, Hannah gets to do other fun things, like go to the beach with her family. Imagine her surprise when she sees her teacher, Mrs. Connor! In a bathing suit!
The museum of doubt James Meek
The Museum of Doubt is a new collection of surreal and unnerving short stories from award-winning writer James Meek.
Grandma in blue with red hat Scott Menchin
After his teacher says that anything can be in an art exhibition, and his fellow students give myriad reasons why something might belong in a museum, a child offers his special grandmother as an exhibit but when the curator cites a rule against accepting grandmas, the child has a better idea.
Effortless healing : 9 simple ways to sidestep illness, shed excess weight, and help your body fix itself Joseph Mercola
With the #1 natural health website in the world Dr. Joseph Mercola distils decades of his experience into 9 simple keys to maximising health, preventing disease, and protecting ourselves from the negative fallout of modern living.
Right your resume Char Mesan
Learn how to fix up a failing resume (or create a new one from scratch). Perfect for school leavers, people returning to the workforce after a significant absence, people with English as a second language, those seeking to change careers and everyone struggling with their job search.
Marty McGuire Kate Messner
When tomboy Marty is cast as the princess in the third-grade play, she learns about improvisation, which helps her become more adaptable.
Caught Robbie Michaels
When Adam's father catches him in bed with his best friend, he sends him to a farm in the country. Adam is supposed to work with Ben, a hostile young man who clearly doesn't want him there. When Ben kisses him, Adam is shocked and delighted but terrified his father will once again pull him away from a home he's grown to like. But betrayal and an uncertain future threaten Adam and Ben's budding summer relationship.
48 days to the work you love Dan Miller
Practical instructions from leading vocational thinker Miller reveal how to approach work as more than just a pay cheque, but as part of the calling God has placed on each life.
Family matters Rohinton Mistry
This story centres on a 79-year-old Parsi widower named Nariman who lives with his stepson and stepdaughter. Nariman's wife died many years before, leaving behind the two children from her first marriage and the daughter, Roxanna, they had together.
A fine balance Rohinton Mistry
In 1975, in an unidentified Indian city, Mrs Dina Dalal, a financially pressed Parsi widow in her early 40s sets up a sweatshop of sorts in her ramshackle apartment. When tragedy strikes, their cherished, newfound stability is threatened, and each character must face a difficult choice in trying to salvage their relationships.
Such a long journey Rohinton Mistry
A story which tells how the gathering clouds of the Indo-Pakistan War impinge on the lives of a Bombay doctor and his family. His dreams, although modest, are denied him as he realizes he is not in control of events.
Tales from Firozsha Baag Rohinton Mistry
In these eleven intersecting stories, Rohinton Mistry reveals the rich, complex patterns of life inside a Bombay apartment building.
Brumbies of the night Elyne Mitchell
Burra knows this foal will bring trouble. It cannot be Coolawyn's foal - none of the herd has seen a snow-white foal with such strange red eyes before. Who is he really? Why is it now that the drumming hooves of galloping horses are heard in the deepest dark of night? In the beating storms of winter, a mare cries out in desperation … a stallion calls, searching.
A reunion of ghosts Judith Claire Mitchell
A Reunion of Ghosts is the confessional of three sisters who have decided to kill themselves on the very last day of the 20th century; in it they tell the story of a family haunted by suicide ever since their great-grandfather, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist, developed the first poison gas used in warfare.
The book of animal ignorance John Mitchinson, John Lloyd ; designed and illustrated by Ted Dewan.
Here is the eagerly anticipated follow up to The Book of General Ignorance. Join the QI team for an off-road safari through a hundred of the most interesting members of the animal kingdom, armed with illuminating illustrations and diagrams by award-winning artist Ted Dewan.
Zoom to the zoo Luana K. Mitten
Journey to the zoo and see zip lines and zebras.
The Genesis quest Donald Moffitt
After intercepting a message from Earth, Nar scientists have learned the secret of human life. The alien species succeed in re-creating humans. Now they encourage their "pets" to evolve within the alien community and learn the mysteries of the galaxy, but prohibit any knowledge of the planet Earth itself.
The French gardener Santa Montefiore
Miranda and David move out of London into a beautiful country house with a magical garden. But Miranda insists on tottering across the wet lawn in kitten heels, David is never there, and the children won't tear themselves away from the telly. Then an enigmatic Frenchman arrives. With the wisdom of nature he slowly begins to heal the past and the present.
Last voyage of the Valentina Santa Montefiore
Remnant Population Elizabeth Moon
The whispering swarm Michael Moorcock
A semi-autobiographical, semi-fantastical adventure by a legendary author, set in both real and imagined Londons.
Too much TV! Gladys Moreta
Children have more fun without the TV after they get in trouble for fighting.
Homegrown herb garden : a guide to growing and culinary uses Lisa Baker. Morgan
Take your home cooking to the next level by incorporating fresh home-grown herbs.
Sleep tight, little mouse Mary Morgan-Vanroyen
Micro trucks : tiny trucks from around the world Norm Mort
Return to Ribblestrop Andy Mulligan
It's a new term at Ribblestrop and the headmaster is hoping for a bit more organisation. But secrets remain under the ground, the new Chaplain is not all that he seems, and a truck load of circus animals has taken refuge in the school grounds.
Ribblestrop forever! Andy Mulligan
Doctor Ellie is a runaway librarian, who couldn't stand to see her mobile-library van scrapped, and the books pulped. She's looking for the lost tribe of Ribblemoor, and inspires Millie and co to join the quest.
Trash Andy Mulligan
Fourteen-year-olds Raphael and Gardo team up with a younger boy, Rat, to figure out the mysteries surrounding a bag Raphael finds during their daily life of sorting through trash in a third-world country's dump.
The boy in the drawer Robert N. Munsch
Shelley and her parents learn the most effective way to deal with a miniature boy, who, like Shelley, is not very tidy.
The dark Robert N. Munsch
When Jule Ann unwittingly releases The Dark from a cookie jar, she must do some quick thinking to prevent it from gobbling up every shadow in sight and growing bigger.
Moira's birthday Robert N. Munsch
Pigs Robert N. Munsch
Dirty chick : adventures of an unlikely farmer Antonia Murphy
Wow Wow and Haw Haw George Murray
Earthquakes Peter Murray
Discusses the cause and effects of earthquakes and methods of dealing with these natural phenomena.
The ivory rose Belinda Murrell
The locket of dreams Belinda Murrell
Sydney Sophie discovers a golden locket in an old treasure box that belonged to her grandmother's grandmother. When she falls asleep wearing the locket, she magically travels back in time to 1858 to learn the truth about the mysterious Charlotte Mackenzie.
The ruby talisman Belinda Murrell
Christmas cook it in a cup! Julia Myall
Party in a cup : easy party treats kids can cook in silicone cups Julia Myall
Safe social networking Anita Naik
The Quick Expert's Team has crafted the perfect guide for you to become a safe and savvy social networker.
Bridal bible Sharon Naylor
Offers up an abundance of expert information complete with helpful tips on stress-free planning and step-by-step DIY information and tops it off with stunning visuals and photo galleries that will both inspire and educate the new couple as they make their journey to the altar.
Echo Lake Carla Neggers
The great gold robbery Jo Nesbo
When a Russian billionaire robs the Norwegian Gold Reserve and melts the last remaining gold bar into the Premier Soccer League trophy, it's up to Doctor Proctor, Nilly and Lisa to get the trophy and save Norway.
Lizzie and the last day of school Trinka Hakes. Noble
Lizzie loves school almost more than anything. When the time comes for Lizzie to start First Grade, she can't wait. Yippee, thinks Lizzie - a whole year of school! And what a year it is.
BirdCatDog Lee Nordling
Follow the tales of three animals on one wild afternoon. In this clever wordless comic, each animal is a hero in its own story and all three stories are connected.
FishFishFish Lee Nordling
Three connected, wordless stories relate heroic tales of a small but independent fish, a hungry barracuda, and a school of dozens of fish.
Book of the dead Michael Northrop
Nothing can save Alex Sennefer's life, but his mother knows that the Lost Spells of the Egyptian Book of the Dead can crack open a door to the afterlife and pull her son back from the brink. But when she uses the spells, five evil ancients are also brought back to life.
Goddesses never age : the secret prescription for radiance, vitality, and well-being Christiane Northrup
In chapters that blend personal stories and practical exercises with the latest research on health and aging, Dr. Northrup lays out the principles of ageless living.
The sacrifice Joyce Carol Oates
The scandalous duchess Anne O'Brien
1372 The Savoy. Widow Lady Katherine de Swynford presents herself for a role in the household of merciless royal prince, John Plantagenet, Duke of Lancaster, hoping to end her destitution. Seduced by the glare of royal adoration, Katherine becomes John's mistress. As the Plantagenet prince is accused of bringing England to its knees who better to blame than shameless she-devil Katherine de Swynford?
Public speaking & presentation skills Liam O'Connell
Modern brides and modern grooms : a guide to planning straight, gay, and other nontraditional twenty-first-century weddings Mark O'Connell
This guide emboldens you to harness your unique, brazen, queer truth, to be creative and to plan your wedding your way.
Tank and Fizz : the case of the slime stampede Liam O'Donnell
When Gravelmuck Elementary's cleaning slimes escape and destroy the schoolyard with their acidic ooze, all claws and tails point to Mr. Snag, the school's caretaker, as the culprit. Determined to clear Mr. Snag's name, Tank and Fizz dive into the case, only to discover that the goop under Rockfall Mountain runs deep.
The disappeared Kristina Ohlsson
The body of a young woman is found buried in a forest glade in an innocuous Swedish suburb. Alex Recht and his team in the Stockholm Police soon identify the body but as his team continues to excavate the site, they soon find that someone has been returning to the same spot to bury their victims year after year, decade after decade.
Hostage Kristina Ohlsson
The ecstasy of surrender : 12 surprising ways letting go can empower your life Judith Orloff
The art of letting go, Dr. Judith Orloff explains, is the secret key to manifesting power and success in all areas of life, including work, relationships, sexuality, radiant aging, and health and healing.
Stubborn love. No. 1 Wendy Owens
A woman so cold she could drive her husband to suicide. When Emmie Hayes' life is rocked by tragedy, she heads to New York City in hopes of finding herself again, but second chances aren't easy for a stubborn heart.
Do your om thing : a handbook for the modern yogi Rebecca Pacheco
From an acclaimed master yoga teacher and creator of one of the most popular yoga blogs on the Internet comes a contemporary guide to the full mind-body practice, combining intention and enlightenment with athleticism and physicality.
Pygmy Chuck Palahniuk
The bloody white baron James Palmer
Roman Ungern von Sternberg was a Baltic aristocrat. After the Bolshevik Revolution, the Baron - now in command of an effective rabble of cavalrymen - conquered Mongolia. He was a Kurtz-like figure, slaughtering everyone he suspected of irreligion or of being a Jew. This book tells his story that rehearses later horrors in Russia and elsewhere.
Let's eat meat : recipes for prime cuts, cheap bits and glorious scraps of meat Tom Parker Bowles
Eat meat, but eat less and eat better - that, if any, is this book's philosophy. There are 120 recipes in total, ranging from meat feasts such as roast beef through to game stock and everything in between.
Sea change Robert B. Parker
When a woman's partially decomposed body washes ashore in Paradise, police chief Jesse Stone is forced into a case far more difficult than it initially appears. Identifying the woman is just the first step in what proves to be a treacherous and emotionally charged investigation.
Fullmeasure T. Jefferson Parker
Patrick Norris has seen the worst that Afghanistan has to offer. He returns home exhilarated by his new freedom and eager to realise his dream of a sport fishing business. But he is shocked to learn that the ranch his family has owned for generations has been destroyed by a massive wildfire and the parents he loves are facing ruin.
Joyce's war : the Second World War journal of a Queen Alexandra nurse Joyce Ffoulkes Parry ; edited by Rhiannon Evans.
North child Edith Pattou
Coconut : the complete guide to the world's most versatile superfood Stephanie Pedersen
Perfect for dishes both savoury and sweet, coconut is delicious — and even better, it's a nutritional powerhouse with myriad health benefits. Find out how to choose, use, and store every bit of the coconut, along with more than 75 recipes.
Urban pantry : tips & recipes for a thrifty, sustainable & seasonal kitchen Amy Pennington ; photography by Della Chen.
A guide to stocking a small kitchen that explains the essential spices, ingredients, and equipment to have in order to create nutritious, easy meals, with more than sixty recipes to fit the urban lifestyle.
Classic nursery tales Graham Percy
Retells thirteen traditional tales and fables.
Build your own electronics workshop Thomas Petruzzellis
Whether electronics is a hobby or an avocation, this resource covers everything you need to know to create a personal electronic workbench.
By influence & desire : the true story of 3 extraordinary women, the Grand Duchess of Courland and her daughters Rosalynd Pflaum
Catherine the Great was in power when in 1779 the beautiful, eighteen-year-old Anna-Dorothea von Medem was chosen to be the wife Courland's (now Latvia) Grand Duke Peter. Peter took her abroad where the grand duchess's influence, and her list of male admirers, grew.
The everyday rice cooker : soups, sides, grains, mains, and more Diane Phillips
For those who think a rice cooker is a one-hit wonder, it's time to think again. This practical cookbook details methods for preparing basic grains and collects 85 soups, stews, salads, side dishes, and complete meals.
Best boat race ever Lin Picou
A boat race turns into a lesson in helping others when Carly's boat begins to sink and Jose's boat flips over. The two decided helping each other was more important than winning the race.
Who's right Lin Picou
As Priscilla Pony and Lucy Goose prepare to play a game of Duck, Duck, Goose they are finding trouble finding anyone to join them. So, they decide to ask Cooper Cub and Calypso Cat whom they have never talked to before.
Before the boys say no Juliet Pierce
Beatrice is a seventeen-year old debate champion, an Italian girl with a big fat mouth and a high school senior… who's never had a date in her life. Brody is the new boy at school with blonde hair and the deepest blue eyes she's ever seen… and completely off limits to someone like her. But she's got a plan.
The adventures of Super Diaper Baby : the first epic novel Dav Pilkey
Irrepressible friends George and Harold create a new comic book superhero, Super Diaper Baby.
Captain Underpants and the big, bad battle of the Bionic Booger Boy. Part 1, The night of the nasty nostril nuggets Dav Pilkey
A snotty situation ensues when Melvin Sneedley, an academically-gifted student, turns into the Bionic Booger Boy and must be stopped by George, Harold, and Captain Underpants.
Captain Underpants and the big, bad battle of the Bionic Booger Boy. Part 2, The revenge of the ridiculous Robo-Boogers Dav Pilkey
George, Harold, Captain Underpants, and Sulu the Bionic Hamster battle the three Ridiculous Robo-Boogers in an attempt to turn the Bionic Booger Boy back into Melvin Sneedly.
Captain Underpants and the preposterous plight of the purple potty people Dav Pilkey
Captain Underpants and the revolting revenge of the radioactive robo-boxers Dav Pilkey
George and Harold are forced to contemplate a world without Captain Underpants.
Captain Underpants and the terrifying return of Tippy Tinkletrousers Dav Pilkey
Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 : the eleventh epic novel Dav Pilkey
The monstrous Turbo Toilet 2000 is determined to take revenge on George, Harold, and Captain Underpants.
The invasion of the potty snatchers Dav Pilkey
In trouble with their principal because of their comic books about poop, George and Harold decide to create a new graphic novel about an entirely different subject: pee
The monopolists : obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game Mary Pilon
The tree house Bianca Pitzorno
Aglaia and her older friend Bianca hate living in the city. So the two pack up their bags and move into the forest, where they build a house among the branches of an extraordinary tree. Aglaia and Bianca think up fun ways to pass the time, but soon they discover that life in a tree still has rules - and neighbours!
Some birthday Patricia Polacco
"Anything special happening today, Daddy?" Patricia asked, hoping it would help him remember. "Nope, honey. Today's about the same as any other day, I'd say." Not only had the festivities apparently been forgotten, but Dad suggests a trip to one of the scariest places on earth — home of the Clay Pit Bottoms Monster.
Blueprint for revolution : how to use rice pudding, lego men, and other non-violent techniques to galvanise communities, overthrow dictators, or simply change the world Srda Popovic
Popovic outlines his philosophy for implementing peaceful world change and provides a model for activists everywhere through stories of his own experience toppling dictatorships (peacefully) and of smaller examples of social change … Popovic uses true and sometimes outrageously clever examples of the ways in which non-violent resistance has achieved its means.
The cruiser David Poyer
A higher form of killing : six weeks in World War I that forever changed the nature of warfare forever Diana Preston
Apocalypse bow wow James Proimos
Apollo and Brownie are unaware that the apocalypse is at hand, so when their owners don't return and they run out of food and water, the dogs venture into the world, where they team up with a police dog, a flea that quotes Sun Tzu's The art of war, and others in an attempt to survive.
The revenant Michael Punke
In this story of survival, Hugh Glass is an expert trapper and frontiersman. After being viciously mauled by a massive grizzly bear and abandoned and left for dead by his fellow trappers, Hugh is pushed to survive by one thing revenge.
Sachin Tendulkar : a definitive biography Vaibhav Purandare
This is the first in-depth and comprehensive biography of Sachin Tendulkar, and it puts Sachin, the cricketer and the human being, in perspective.
The mystery of the merry magician Ellery Queen
When Ellery Queen goes out of town, his nephew takes on a cosmic case. The client is Fisty Jones, a rough-and-tumble citizen of the New York docks who claims to have seen something impossible: a one-eyed, black-skinned monster direct from outer space.
The final countdown Sheila Quigley
Lady in red Sheila Quigley
One night, two senseless murders. DI Lorraine Hunt and her team are no strangers to serious cases - but the evidence seems to point to someone very close at hand…
Nowhere man Sheila Quigley
A family which rules the world. A group of women no one would suspect. A diabetic girl on the run. The Drugs factory has been broken up, the enslaved children rescued and the monastery restored to the monks. DI Mike Yorke should be moving on to the next case, but the horror of that night won't leave him alone. He thinks he's seen the worst. He has no idea what's still to come.
Thorn in my side Sheila Quigley
DI Mike Yorke is coming home. After three months in London, he's looking forward to being back in the north east - but he's barely off the train before he's deep into the most bizarre case of his career. A viciously flogged corpse. Children disappearing the length of the A1. Horrific new street drugs. And buried somewhere is a deadly secret that will lead him down paths so dangerous, he will question the very fabric of society.
The secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy Julia Quinn
Sir Richard Kenworthy has less than a month to find a bride. He knows he can't be too picky, but when he sees Iris Smythe-Smith hiding behind her cello at her family's infamous musicale, he thinks he might have struck gold.
Buggy bug Christopher Raschka
Buggy Bug has something very important to say.
Clammy clam Christopher Raschka
Clammy Clam refuses to open his shell to say hello.
Give and Take Christopher Raschka
In his apple orchard, a farmer meets a little man named Take and follows his advice, which does not turn out well, and the next day meets a little man named Give, whose advice is just as bad.
Cricket World Cup : the Indian challenge Ashis Ray
Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge is the most comprehensive offering on the subject; as eminently readable as essential reference. It covers all 10 previous World Cups in detail from an Indian perspective, highlighting the 1983 and 2011 competitions, which India won.
Deadlight Hall Sarah Rayne
When Michael Flint is asked by a colleague to investigate a reputedly haunted house, he is intrigued. When Michael, together with his fiancée Nell, begins to explore Deadlight Hall's history, he discovers that in the 1880s another pair of sisters vanished from the house — and that there may also be much older and darker secrets lurking within its walls.
The whispering Sarah Rayne
Doable : the girls' guide to accomplishing just about anything Deborah Reber
Got goals? This empowering guide shows how to tackle your to-dos with confidence and enthusiasm so that you can transform anxiety into accomplishment.
That's not fair Jennifer Reed
Considering someone else's feelings is what this title is about. The cast of animal characters learn that if you exclude someone it not only hurts their feelings but it is not fair.
Time for a trim Jennifer Reed
This title is set on a farm where all the animals and even the farmer's son are afraid to get their coats or hooves, or hair trimmed. One by one the comply and are amazed at how much better they feel and how there was never a need to be afraid in the first place.
Confessions of a millionaire's mistress : the true story of a young woman, an illicit affair and a world of wealth and glamour Ava Reilly
Ava Reilly was just starting her career in PR when she was sent to meet one of the industry's major players. She was naive to the ways of the entertainment business, but was determined to make a good impression. What she wasn't prepared for was the electricity she would feel between them from the moment of their first meeting.
Pirates are stealing our cows Martin Remphry
Farmer Marchant gets a shock - pirates are stealing his cows! What on Earth do pirates want with cows? Find out and join Farmer Marchant on a crazy high seas chase.
Is that me yelling? : a parent's guide to getting your kids to cooperate without losing your cool Rona Renner
A registered nurse and child temperament specialist shows parents how to effectively communicate with their kids by focusing on their child's unique temperament. Using mindfulness techniques based in cognitive behavioural theory (CBT) and temperament theory, readers will learn to reduce conflict and foster cooperation, respect, and understanding in their family.
Will : a short story Adam Rex
Will's got it rough. He's practically the only kid in school who hasn't found out that he's a wizard or a vampire or the child of a Norse god. But when a super villain takes over the school and all the kids with powers are gone, it's up to Will to try and save the day.
The gift of battle Morgan Rice
Thor meets his greatest and final challenge, as he quests deeper into the Land of Blood to attempt to rescue Guwayne. Gwendolyn keeps her vow to the King of the Ridge, entering the tower and confronting the cult leader to learn what secret he is hiding. When the Ridge is discovered by the Empire, the invasion begins and, under attack by the greatest army known to man, it falls on Gwendolyn to defend, and to lead her people on one final, mass exodus. As good and evil hang in the balance, one final, epic battle - the greatest battle of all - will determine the outcome of the Ring for all time.
A joust of knights Morgan Rice
Thorgrin and his brothers follow Guwayne's trail at sea, pursuing him to the Isle of Light. But as they reach the ravaged isle and the dying Ragon, all may be just too late.
A vow of glory Morgan Rice
Thor embarks with his Legion friends on an epic quest into the vast wilds of the Empire to try to find the ancient Destiny Sword and save the Ring. Their quest will bring them all the way into the heart of the Underworld, one of the seven realms of hell, where the undead rule and fields are lined with bones.
Customer-centric marketing : supporting sustainability in the digital age Neil Richardson
Customer-Centric Marketing shows readers how sustainable development practices and digital marketing techniques work naturally together to add value, leading to improved customer satisfaction, better professional relationships and increased effectiveness.
The responsible leader : developing a culture of responsibility in an uncertain world Tim Richardson
Leadership development expert Tim Richardson explores the role of responsible leadership in an organisation and offers a framework for how to incorporate it into company culture.
Arabella's web Enid Richemont
Arabella the spider tries hard to spin the perfect web, but things keep going wrong! Will she ever catch anything for dinner?
A fifty-year silence : love, war and a ruined house in France Miranda Richmond Mouillot
As sure as the dawn Francine Rivers
Atretes, German warrior. Revered gladiator. He won his freedom through his fierceness but his life is changed forever when he learns his son is alive. Only one thing stands in his way: Rizpah, the young widow who adopted his abandoned baby. But Atretes is undaunted: one woman should be no trouble at all. It doesn't take him long to find out just how wrong he is.
Charlie's harmonica J. Jean. Robertson
When Charlie's grandfather gives him a harmonica as a present he can't stop playing it. His mom and dad are constantly telling him to put it away, but his efforts paid off when they have a talent show at school and all his classmates encourage him and his harmonica to enter.
Monkey business J. Jean. Robertson
Spike and Mike monkey have a game called "Snatch and stow". They take items from their friends and hide them inside a secret cave. They think it is all in fun but when their friends call a meeting to discuss who could be doing this, they confess to their mother and learn a valuable lesson of not taking what is not yours.
My name is not … J. Jean. Robertson
Lucy Goose is having a difficult time with all the names she's being called by the other animals in the barnyard. After confronting each one she reveals her real name and her real heritage. She is actually the great, great granddaughter of Mother Goose.
Team captain J. Jean. Robertson
This title puts an emphasis on teamwork. How if you work as a team and everyone does their part, it is easier to finish a task with success.
Vote for me J. Jean. Robertson
Priscilla Pony organizes the tasks needed to make posters for the new school President. Everyone works together and the job is a success.
After the war is over Jennifer Robson
After four years as a military nurse, Charlotte Brown is ready to leave behind the devastation of the Great War. Moving to busy Liverpool, she throws herself into her work with those most in need. Just as Charlotte begins to settle into her new circumstances, two messages arrive that will change her life.
Because of him Jessica Roe
Blair Ackerman is a girl with crazy hair and a bad attitude. She's tough because she has to be. Nobody gets inside her head, nobody gets inside her heart. Silver is everything she's never wanted. He's the kind of guy who might just break down her walls and get inside her heart and make her feel. Too bad he's forbidden. Because when Blair's mom dies and she's sent to live with the father she's never met and a family that doesn't want her, Blair and Silver cross paths in ways they never could have imagined. Opposites really do attract.
I just like to make things : learn the secrets to making money while staying passionate about your art and craft Lilla Rogers
This is your do-over : the 7 secrets to losing weight, living longer, and getting a second chance at the life you want Michael F. Roizen ; with Ted Spiker
This practical and empowering guide shares the seven secrets to losing weight, restoring peak vitality, and regaining optimal health at any age.
Monster Michael Rosen
Anger is an energy : my life uncensored Johnny Rotten (John Lydon) with Andrew Perry.
John Lydon has secured prime position as one of the most recognisable icons in the annals of music history. As Johnny Rotten, he was the lead singer of the Sex Pistols the world's most notorious band, who shot to fame in the mid-1970s with singles such as 'Anarchy in the UK' and 'God Save the Queen'. Lydon has remained a compelling and dynamic figure both as a musician, and, thanks to his outspoken, controversial, yet always heartfelt and honest statements, as a cultural commentator.
I was Nehru's shadow : from the dairies of K.F. Rustamji K. F. Rustamji edited by P.V. Rajgopal.
The winner's crime Marie Rutkoski
The engagement of Lady Kestrel to Valoria's crown prince is the event of a lifetime, but to Kestrel it means living in a cage of her own making, so as she aches to tell the truth about her engagement, she becomes a skilled practitioner of deceit and as a spy passes information and gets close to uncovering a shocking secret.
The winner's curse Marie Rutkoski
An aristocratic girl who is a member of a warmongering and enslaving empire purchases a slave, an act that sets in motion a rebellion that might overthrow her world as well as her heart.
War dog Chris Ryan
Told through the eyes of Jamie, an amputee veteran, WAR DOG is the story of Lance Corporal Sam Maguire, part of a bomb disposal squad in Afghanistan, and the springer spaniel sniffer dog Charlie who becomes his best friend.
At Wolf Ranch Jennifer Ryan
After years on the rodeo circuit, Gabe Bowden wants nothing more than land of his own and a woman who will claim his heart for more than one night. When he has the chance to buy the enormous Wolf Ranch spread, he snaps up the incredible deal. Everything is set, until Gabe rescues a woman on the deserted, snowy road leading to the property, and the half-frozen beauty changes everything.
The divorce recovery workbook : how to heal from anger, hurt, and resentment and build the life you want Mark S. Rye, Crystal Dea Moore.
Boris Cynthia Rylant
Boris is a big gray cat who loves sleeping and playing and exploring and hunting and his owner loves him for all of his simple cat ways. But Boris, typical as he may be, is part of a much larger story in this moving exploration of love, longing, compassion, and most of all, the continuous give-and-take of companionship.
Brownie & Pearl get dolled up Cynthia Rylant
After playing dress-up, a little girl and her cat show off their finery.
Brownie & Pearl go for a spin Cynthia Rylant
When Brownie and her cat go for a spin in her car, neither one is ready for it to end.
The kindness Polly Samson
Julian's fall begins the moment he sets eyes on Julia. Ignoring warnings from family and friends they each give up all they have to be together. Their new life in London offers immense happiness, especially after their longed-for daughter Mira is born. It is only when Mira becomes terrifyingly ill that it is impossible for Julia to conceal from him the explosive secret that she has been keeping at the heart of their lives.
Shadows beneath : the Writing excuses anthology Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, Dan Wells, Howard Tayler.
From the Hugo Award-winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all-new stories of the fantastic, with beautiful illustrations and a behind-the-scenes look at each story's creation.
Sixth of the dusk : a Cosmere novella Brandon Sanderson
Deadline John Sandford
A school board meeting chairman announces that the rest of the meeting will be closed, due to 'personnel issues': whether to authorise the killing of a local reporter. The vote is four to one in favour. Meanwhile, not far away, Virgil Flowers is helping out a friend by looking into a dog-napping when he gets a call from Lucas Davenport. A murdered body has been found and the victim is a local reporter.
Storm front John Sandford
Virgil Flowers gets a message 'You're about to get a visitor'. It's an Israeli cop, and she's tailing a man who's smuggled out an extraordinary relic — a copper scroll revealing startling details about the man known as King Solomon. Wait a minute, laughs Virgil. Is this one of those Da Vinci Code deals? He looks at the cop. She's not laughing.
Hello sewing! : simple makes that are just sew Lena Santana
Lena Santana has devised a collection of simple, beautifully made sewing projects that serve as a perfect introduction to dressmaking.
The complete guide to writing effective resume cover letters Kimberly Sarmiento
Your cover letter is what decides if a company looks at your resume, contacts you for an interview, or gets you placed in the rejection pile. Knowing that, it is important to create a well-written, eye-catching letter that sells your achievements and job skills to impress the recruiter.
Anti inflammatory diet : the best anti inflammatory foods and anti inflammatory diet to keep you healthy Jennifer Sather
The food you eat will have a huge effect on your body, and the wrong foods can cause all kinds of inflammation. You'll be amazed at all the natural anti-inflammatories that you can find in nature, and they'll be a wonderful addition to your anti-inflammatory diet menu.
Me want pet! words, Tammi Sauer ; pictures, Bob Shea.
When Cave Boy wants a pet, he tries a woolly mammoth, a sabre-toothed tiger, and a dodo bird, but none seems suitable.
Hawkwood : the diabolical Englishman Frances Stonor. Saunders
Why exercise is essential Jeff Schlicht
Why Exercise is Essential emphasises the importance of an active lifestyle and educates readers about the connection between physical activity and health.
The truth about exercise addiction : understanding the dark side of thinspiration Katherine Schreiber and Heather A. Hausenblas.
Designed for individuals concerned about their workout habits, personal trainers, family and friends of folks with a problem, as well as working mental health professionals treating exercise addicts, The Truth About Exercise Addiction provides an easy-to-read, illuminating glimpse into the rising trend of over-exercise.
Who done it? : an investigation of murder most foul conducted by Jon Scieszka and you, the reader.
Can you imagine the most cantankerous book editor alive? A man who makes no secret of his love of cheese or his disdain of unworthy authors? The anthology opens with an invitation to a party, care of this insufferable monster, where more than 80 of the most talented, bestselling and recognisable names in YA and children's fiction learn that they are suspects in his murder. All must provide alibis in brief first-person entries. The problem is that all of them are liars, all of them are fabulists, and all have something to hide…
Between here and forever Elizabeth Scott
When her older, "perfect" sister Tess has a car accident that puts her in a coma, seventeen-year-old Abby, who has always felt unseen in Tess's shadow, plans to bring her back with the help of Eli, a gorgeous boy she has met at the hospital, but her plans go awry when she learns some secrets about both Tess and Eli, enabling her to make some decisions about her own life.
A bucket of blessings Kabir Sehgal & Surishtha Sehgal.
A picture book based on an Indian myth about a monkey who tries to save his village, and a dancing peacock that brings rain.
Little Red Riding Hood Richelle Richards. Selleck
This is a rhyming twist on the tale of Red Riding Hood. All the animals are discovering that food is missing and all they see is a red blur as they try to unravel the mystery of who could be doing this. When they arrive at Little Red's house they determine it was her and she was feeding wolf pups with the food she had taken because they had no mother. Astonished, because wolves were their enemies, they decide to transport the tiny wolf pups to Yellowstone.
Mama Koko and the hundred gunmen : one ordinary family's extraordinary tale of love, loss, and survival in Congo Lisa Shannon
International human rights activist Lisa Shannon spent many afternoons at the kitchen table having tea with her friend Francisca Thelin, who often spoke of her childhood in Congo. In Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen, Shannon weaves together the family's tragic stories of LRA encounters with tales from the family's history. Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen is at once an illuminating piece of storytelling and an exploration of what it means to truly make a difference.
Mindful discipline : a loving approach to setting limits & raising an emotionally intelligent child Shauna Shapiro, PhD, Chris White, MD.
Build your own small wind power system Kevin Shea, Brian Clark Howard.
Build Your Own Small Wind Power System focuses on the untapped potential for small wind power closer to home. This hands-on guide shows you how to install a grid-connected, residential-scale, wind power system.
Be happy! : a little book for a happy you Monica Sheehan
Using colourful illustrations, celebrates objects, places, and experiences that cause happiness, including dancing, making friends, sharing, and being helpful.
Boston strong : a city's triumph over tragedy Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge.
Veteran journalists Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge have written the definitive inside look at the Boston Marathon bombing with a unique, Boston-based account of the events that riveted the world.
Ballyhoo Bay Judy Sierra; illustrated by Derek Anderson
Mira Bella mobilises her art students, from grandmothers to children, crabs to seagulls, to stop a dastardly plan for turning the beach at Ballyhoo Bay into an exclusive resort, and offers an alternative — leave the beach as it is.
How to be zoomly at work : he essential handbook for thriving at work Dawn Sillett
Ever had a 'people problem' at work? Or been told to 'brush up your people skills'? Just how are you supposed to do that? With no-nonsense tools and tips, practical exercises and real examples of managing and being managed by other people, this is an essential handbook for surviving at work.
The fruit gum murders : an Inspector Angel mystery Roger Silverwood
Inspector Angel and his team are faced with a baffling case when a fruit gum found at a murder scene becomes a significant clue in their investigation. The discovery of a hospital porter, also poisoned, indicates that the killer has struck more than once and Angel is thrown headlong into a world of blackmail and deeply buried family secrets.
A kind of magic Susan Sizemore
For the sake of his Highland clan, Laird Rowan Murray has sworn to marry the first woman he meets on the road. Magic has brought twenty-first century engineer Maddie McCullogh back in time to a fateful roadside meeting with Rowan. Neither wants this marriage, but necessity soon leads to passion.
Stranger by her side Susan Sizemore
And the stranger standing beside Carrie Robinson was looking for more than just Oz. On the run in the jungle of Mexico, it wasn't lions and tigers and bears that kept her awake at night, but the passion in Rafe's eyes, the heat of his touch. Carrie knew nothing about the outlaw who was her saviour… except that he was the last man on earth she should want!
Walking on the moon Susan Sizemore
Award-winning chilli maker Claudia Cameron comes to Greece in search of adventure and romance — and is kidnapped by a crew of hungry, time-travelling space miners in search of a cook.
Guantanamo diary Mohamedou Ould Slahi ; edited by Larry Siems.
Build your own electric bicycle Matthew Slinn
This is a step-by-step guide to building an electric bicycle from the ground up. Inside, you'll find complete coverage of every component, including motors, controllers, batteries, and frames, as well as details on soldering, electrical wiring, safety, and other essential skills.
I loathe you David Slonim
Big Monster and Little Monster try to impress each other with how much they "loathe" one another ; and Big Monster reassures Little Monster that whatever happens, Little Monster will still be "loathed" unconditionally.
Witwatersrand Wilbur Smith
The body clock guide to better health : how to use your body's natural clock to fight illness and achieve maximum health Michael Smolensky and Lynne Lamberg.
Miracles on Maple Hill Virginia Sorensen
Marly and her family share many adventures when they move from the city to a farmhouse on Maple Hill.
Why I don't write children's literature Gary Soto
The beloved writer returns to entertain in a fresh collection of essays.
I may be some time Francis Spufford
A cultural history of a national obsession with polar exploration and mountaineering, and a study of how the poles have been perceived, dreamed of, even desired. The text sets out to show how Captain Scott's death was the culmination of a long-running national enchantment with perilous journeys.
One last thing Rebecca St. James and Nancy Rue.
Tara had always imagined her happily ever after. But her fiancé's secrets are changing this story into one she doesn't even recognise.
The Riverman Aaron Starmer
Alistair Cleary is the kid who everyone trusts. Fiona Loomis is not the typical girl next door. Alistair hasn't really thought of her since they were little kids until she shows up at his doorstep with a proposition: she wants him to write her biography. What begins as an odd vanity project gradually turns into a frightening glimpse into the mind of a potentially troubled girl.
Minecraft for dummies Jesse Stay, Thomas Stay, Jacob Cordeiro.
Minecraft For Dummies is the complete guide to playing within the Minecraft world. With easy-to-follow guidance from a team of Minecraft experts, you'll develop programming and engineering skills as you build amazing creations using in-game blocks and mechanical devices.
A sudden light Garth Stein
In the summer of 1990, 14-year-old Trevor Riddell gets his first glimpse of Riddell House, the legendary family mansion constructed of giant, whole trees. As he uncovers secrets of his family's past that are hidden deep within the house, guided by the whisperings of a ghost, Trevor discovers a legacy of family trauma and terrible guilt.
In the doghouse Kyla Steinkraus
Peering out the window on a cold, snowy day Jonathan sees something in the doghouse in the backyard. As he investigates he finds it is a rabbit. He and his mom feed rabbit, only to discover each time they check there are more and more of them. As the snow melts and Jonathan goes out to check on the rabbits they are all gone.
Money down the drain Kyla Steinkraus
Forgetful Wendy Wilson never turns off lights or closes the refrigerator, until her mother explains that wasting electricity is like putting money down the drain, and though the figure of speech helps Wendy remember, it causes some confusion too.
Nobody's watching Kyla Steinkraus
Ernest Elephant wore hats for every day of the week and when he saw the beautiful, red cowboy hat Priscilla Pony was wearing he knew he had to have one. The only problem was he didn't have enough money.
Table wars Kyla Steinkraus
When the cast of characters decide to have a food fight in the school cafeteria it turns into a real mess. As the animals get up to leave they notice the sad look on the lunch lady's face and decide to miss recess that day to stay and clean up their mess.
The most dangerous animal of all : searching for my father and finding the Zodiac Killer Gary L. Stewart with Susan Mustafa.
An explosive and historic book of true crime and an emotionally powerful and revelatory memoir of a man whose ten-year search for his biological father leads to a chilling discovery: His father is one of the most notorious — and still at large-serial killers in America.
Caught in the act Sara Jane. Stone
Full exposure Sara Jane. Stone
After serving her country, Georgia Trulane craves adventure — and sex. She's set her sights on her brother's best friend, now her boss, since she took a temporary job as his nephew's live-in nanny. Only problem? Eric refuses to touch her.
Hero by night Sara Jane. Stone
Armed with a golden retriever and a concealed weapons permit, Lena Clark is fighting for normal. She served her country, but the experience left her emotionally numb and estranged from her career-military family. Staying in Independence Falls seems like the first step to reclaiming her life until the town playboy stumbles into her bed.
We're going to the farm Nancy Streza
A sing-along-story set to the cadence of The Farmer in the Dell, featuring horses, chickens and lots of farming fun! It's time to go to the farm, but what will we do there? Toddlers and preschoolers will love the rhythmic and repetitive text which can be read or sung.
In the big city Anastasia Suen
Packing up and moving from a small house to a big city filled with tall buildings and bustling sounds is exciting.
Johnny Appleseed Anastasia Suen
Describes the life and influence of Johnny Appleseed, in text that can be sung to the tune of The muffin man.
The tooth fairy Anastasia Suen
This fun little book talks about the experience of losing a tooth and the excitement of placing it under your pillow anticipating a visit from the Tooth Fairy.
We're going on a dinosaur dig Anastasia Suen
This book takes students through the exciting adventures of dinosaur hunting until they find one and have to quickly retrace their steps back to safety.
The art of war active 6th century B.C. Sunzi
An ancient Chinese treatise on war stresses the importance of speed, sound tactics, subterfuge, discipline, appropriate form of attack, and accurate intelligence.
The quick expert's guide to being a YouTuber Adam Sutherland
Become a successful YouTuber! From setting up your account to creating a viral video, we show you how to master this popular platform and have your creative output seen around the globe!
If you were a dog Jamie Swenson
Easy-to-read text invites the reader to imagine life as a dog, a cat, a fish, a bird, and even a dinosaur.
Whatever Lola wants George H. Szanto
Ted tells stories. High on a cloud above Mount Washington, he peers down at the earth, listening to the memories of the mortal folk he watches. Lola, once a famous Hollywood bombshell, now a god, listens to his stories. Down on Earth, three families experience joy, tragedy, hope, and loss.
Megaquake : how Japan and the world should respond Tetsuo Takashima
In March 2011 a magnitude 9 earthquake struck off the eastern coast of northern Japan, triggering a massive tsunami and damaging a nearby nuclear reactor. Nearly twenty thousand people were killed or went missing, and many areas have yet to rebuild. Megaquake: How Japan and the World Should Respond, by the prolific and award-winning writer Tetsuo Takashima five years before this disaster, appears here for the first time in English.
Wrote for luck D. J. Taylor
Wrote For Luck ranges from North Norfolk to Chicago, from sordid old antique dealers to glamorous young writers, from glorious local gossips to frustrated academics. The stories abound with gleeful absurdity, waspish humour, and exquisitely awkward, delightfully English conversations. But they are also rich in melancholy and the heady sadness of people struggling to find a place in the world.
Stop, thief! Heather Tekavec
The farmer's depending on Max to find the thief who's been eating the carrots, berries, beans and cherries. So when the determined dog spies a bug chewing on a carrot leaf, the chase is on.
More than she expected Karen Templeton
He's just a friend! is the mantra pregnant Laurel Kent lives by while pretending not to stare at sexy Tyler Noble, the gorgeous neighbour who's been all-too-kindly playing Mr. Fix-It in her house. It's ironic to Tyler that he's repairing the fence separating his yard from Laurel's when all he wants is zero barriers between them!
The Hadassah covenant : a queen's legacy Tommy Tenney & Mark Andrew Olsen
A good home for Max Junzo Terada
Tabi, the little mouse who lives in the general store and cares for the toys, wants his friend Max, the blue dog, to find a good home.
A shilling for candles Josephine Tey
When a famous film actress is found dead on a secluded beach, it appears to be an open and shut case … except that Inspector Alan Grant's intuition says otherwise. And when Grant's investigation reveals the starlet's hidden past, the murderer must hurry to cover his tracks.
The man in the queue Josephine Tey
When a man is murdered while standing in line at a popular London theatre, Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant is assigned the case. With little to go on, Grant must apply all of his investigating prowess to bring the killer to justice.
The singing sands Josephine Tey
En route to a holiday in Scotland, Inspector Alan Grant is drawn into a local police investigation when a fellow passenger is found dead on his train.
The great race : the global quest for the car of the future Levi Tillemann
The Great Race recounts the story of a century-long battle between automakers for market share, profit, and technological dominance — and a race to build the car of the future.
The seeker king : a spiritual biography of Elvis Presley Gary Tillery
A woman in the audience once handed Elvis a crown saying, "You're the King." "No, honey," Elvis replied. "There is only one king - Jesus Christ. I'm just a singer." Gary Tillery presents a coherent view of Elvis's thoughts through such anecdotes and other recorded facts.
Annette Vallon James Tipton
Set amid the terror and excitement of the French Revolution, James Tipton's evocative novel is the story of a woman who has for too long been relegated to the shadows of history: Annette Vallon, William Wordsworth's mistress and muse.
The girl on the pier Paul Tomkins
The fall Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan.
The vampiric virus unleashed in The Strain has taken over New York City. It is spreading across the country and soon, the world. Amid the chaos, Eph Goodweather - head of the Center for Disease Control's team - leads a small band out to stop these bloodthirsty monsters. But it may be too late.
The night eternal Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan.
After the blasts, it was all over. Nuclear Winter has settled upon the earth. It is a near-perfect environment for vampires. It is their time. Almost every single man, woman and child has been enslaved in vast camps across the globe. Somewhere out there, hiding for their lives, is a desperate network of free humans, continue the seemingly hopeless resistance.
The strain Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan.
Abraham Setrakian, a former professor and survivor of the Holocaust, joins forces with CDC specialist Eph Goodweather to battle a vampiric virus that has infected New York in this first instalment in a thrilling trilogy about a horrifying battle between man and vampire that threatens all humanity.
After a fashion Jen Turano
1882, New York City. Harriet dreams of the day she can open up a shop selling refashioned gowns to independent working women like herself — until she finds herself out of an income. Oliver Addleshaw is on the verge of his biggest business deal yet when he learns his potential partner prefers to deal with married men he enlists Harriet's help in making a good impression on his business partner.
The Cunning House Richard Marggraf Turley
Personal finance for dummies Eric Tyson
Tyson explains the basics of investing in plain English, as well as the risks, returns, and options for popular investment strategies. He also covers ways to save for college and special events, tame your taxes, and financially survive the twists and turns that life delivers.
Suki's kimono Chieri Uegaki
After a wonderful summer with her visiting grandmother, Suki decides to wear her blue cotton kimono on her first day of school where she also shares with her class tales of going to the street festival with her beloved obachan.
Interstellar Cinderella Deborah Underwood
In this outer space adaptation of the fairy tale in rhyme, Cinderella dreams of becoming a spaceship mechanic.
The burning girl Lisa Unger
Eloise Montgomery 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 want to be helped. Some of them are just looking for trouble. Eloise struggles with knowing when to let go.
Crazy love you Lisa Unger
In the blood Lisa Unger
Lana Granger lives a life of lies. About to graduate from college and with her trust fund almost tapped out, she takes a job babysitting a troubled boy named Luke. Expelled from schools all over the country, the manipulative young Luke is accustomed to controlling the people in his life. But, in Lana, he may have met his match. Or has Lana met hers?
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. She teams up with detective Jones Cooper to help a desperate father bring his daughter's killer to justice.
Super Schnoz and the invasion of the snore snatchers Gary Urey
Andy Whiffler — aka Super Schnoz — is the world's loudest snorer. His snoring is so thunderous that on most nights it registers a 4.5 on the Richter scale. However, the most dangerous effect of Super Schnoz's snoring happens in outer space, millions of light-years away, where aliens are harvesting his snores to prepare for an invasion of Earth!
The Sixteen : the Covert Assassination Squad that went beyond the SAS John Urwin
Gallipoli : the Dardanelles disaster in soldiers' words and photographs Richard van Emden and Stephen Chambers.
Presenting more than 150 never-before-published photographs of the campaign, many taken by the soldiers themselves, together with unpublished written material from British, Anzac, French and Turkish, including eyewitness accounts of the landings, this is an unrivalled account of what really happened at Gallipoli.
Wolf, wolf Eben Venter
Hidden warbirds. II : more epic stories of finding, recovering, and rebuilding WWII's lost aircraft Nick Veronico
The second instalment in a series exploring the stories of famous wrecks and recoveries of World War II-era aircraft. Features over 150 photographs depicting more than 20 warbird stories around the world.
Hidden warbirds : the epic stories of finding, recovering, and rebuilding WWII's lost aircraft Nick Veronico
In this engaging new book, Veronico explores the romantic era of World War II warbirds and the stories of some of its most famous wrecks. Throughout, Veronico provides a history of the aircraft, as well as the unique story behind each discovery and recovery with ample illustrations.
Loula Is leaving for Africa Anne Villeneuve
Loula has had enough of her terrible triplet brothers and decides to run away to Africa. Luckily, her mother's chauffeur, Gilbert, knows just how to get there. Together, Loula and Gilbert ride camels, cross a desert and, most important, use heaps of imagination in this heartwarming adventure.
Build your own electric motorcycle Carl Vogel
A step-by-step guide to building an electric motorcycle from the ground up. Written by alternative fuel expert Carl Vogel, this hands-on guide gives you the latest technical information and easy-to-follow instructions for building a two-wheeled electric vehicle - from a streamlined scooter to a full-sized motorcycle.
Your yin yang body type : the Korean tradition of sasang medicine Gary Wagman
Explains the 4 major body types of Korean Sasang medicine; the best foods, exercises, and herbs for each; and what to avoid. Reveals how the Yin Yang energy balance of the bodily organs relates to the emotional balance and health of each body type.
Behind every great man : the forgotten women behind the world's famous and infamous Marlene Wagman-Geller
Best served cold : the rise, fall and rise again of Malcolm Walker CBE Malcolm Walker
Malcolm Walker was born in the West Riding of Yorkshire in 1946. With fellow Woolworth's trainee manager Peter Hinchcliffe, Walker opened a small frozen food shop called Iceland 1970. Iceland became a public company 14 years later, through one of Britain's most successful stock exchange flotations of all time, and by 1999 it had grown into a 2 billion turnover business with 760 stores. The incredible story of Walker's life is as dramatic as any you will find in business.
Waiting for a voice : a parent's guide to coping with verbal dyspraxia Samantha Walker
Lose the clutter, lose the weight : the six-week total-life slim down Peter Walsh
A houseful of clutter may not be the only reason people pack on extra pounds, but research proves that it plays a big role. Why? Author Peter Walsh thinks it's because people can't make their best choices — their healthiest choices — in a cluttered, messy, disorganized home.
The Just City Jo Walton
Created as an experiment by the time-travelling goddess Pallas Athene, the Just City is a planned community, populated by over ten thousand children and a few hundred adult teachers from all eras of history, along with some handy robots from the far human future - all set down together on a Mediterranean island in the distant past.
Boy trouble Sarah Webb
Thirteen-year-old Amy Green has a lot to juggle: handling her divorced parents, minding her messy baby siblings, and navigating the snobby popular cliques at school. So when her cool but crazy seventeen-year-old Aunt Clover lands a job giving advice for the teen mag The Goss, Amy jumps at the chance to help out as her sidekick.
Bridesmaid blitz Sarah Webb
Haute couture, gorgeous garcons, lush accents, the Eiffel Tower… Paris c'est magnifique! With her mum's wedding fast approaching, Amy is on a mission to find the perfect bridesmaid dress. But there's trouble in store when they meet a certain Parisian garcon. Ooh-la-la! Hold on to your beret les filles are on their way.
Dancing daze Sarah Webb
Mills's ballerina sister has just landed the role of a lifetime — but something is very wrong with the young dancer. A worried Mills begs best friend Amy for help. How can Amy refuse, even though she has Big Problems of her own to solve? Luckily, Clover is happy to lend a land.
Love and other drama-ramas! Sarah Webb
Love is in the air! Everyone in Amy's life is loved-up: her mum's getting remarried, her crazy aunt Clover's dating a hot singer and her best friend Mills has fallen Big Time for the swoon-tastic Bailey. But Bailey is cheating on Mills! Amy is determined to investigate …
Summer secrets Sarah Webb
Teen problem-solving supremos Amy and Clover are trapped in family holiday hell — a week in rainy Ireland with a neurotic aunt, nagging mum, crazy step-dad and irritating cousin. The summer seems set for disaster until Clover gets the chance to interview an American movie star for The Goss magazine.
Wedding belles Sarah Webb
Wedding fever! Amy's mum is preparing to tie the knot with Dave, but while everyone's been caught up in confetti and cake, the groom has gone AWOL. Meanwhile, Amy's boyfriend, Seth, isn't speaking to her, her best friend, Mills, is having yet more boy trouble and Aunt Clover has a huge secret…
Complete Self Massage Workbook Kristine Kaoverii. Weber
If we're suffering from stress, have a headache or simply feel listless, most of us tend to reach for the aspirin. The Complete Self Massage Workbook offers a great alternative: 100 quick-and-effective exercises designed to relieve stress and other minor health problems.
Dragons of a fallen sun Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman.
Krynn, left without Gods or heroes in the wake of the Chaos War, is subject to the whims of the cruel and powerful dragons who have seized control of the land, but everything changes when a violent, magical storm leaves behind a mysterious waif who embarks on mission of conquest in the name of the One God.
Dragons of a lost star Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman.
The War of Souls saga rages on in this sequel to the New York Times best-selling Dragons of a Fallen Sun. As the War of Souls continues, the shield over the elven kingdom of Silvanesti falls. Mina leads her forces triumphantly into that conquered nation, only to face danger from friends and foes alike. Meanwhile, Goldmoon follows the river of the dead, which threatens to engulf them all.
Dragons of a vanished moon Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman.
A courageous band of heroes joins forces to battle an extraordinary villainess and her powerful army of the dead.
ISIS : inside the army of terror Michael Weiss, Hassan Hassan.
American journalist Michael Weiss and Syrian analyst Hassan Hassan explain how these violent extremists evolved from a nearly defeated Iraqi insurgent group into a jihadi army of international volunteers who behead Western hostages in slickly produced videos and have conquered territory equal to the size of Great Britain.
Double cross in Cairo : the true story of the spy who turned the war in the Middle East Nigel West
As part of the infamous Double Cross operation, Jewish double agent Renato Levi proved to be one of the Allies' most devastating weapons in World War Two. Levi built an extensive spy-ring in North Africa and the Middle East. But, most remarkably, it was entirely fictitious. Using recently declassified files, Double Cross in Cairo uncovers the heroic exploits of one of the Second World War's most closely guarded secrets.
The bridge tender Marybeth Whalen
When young widow Emily Shaw learns that her late husband's last surprise for her was a return to Sunset Beach, North Carolina, to realise an old dream of theirs, she reluctantly embarks on a summer of discovery in the midst of grief. As the island citizens divide over the fate of a nostalgic bridge, Emily meets a man who just may be the one to restore her faith in dreams, hope, and possibly love.
The drowned man David Whellams
In this second mystery featuring Chief Inspector Peter Cammon, the veteran detective is lured out of retirement once more to travel to Canada to retrieve the body of a murdered Scotland Yard colleague. But Peter can't resist delving into the oddities of the crime: his colleague was brutally attacked, run over by a car, and then dumped into a canal.
Walking into the ocean David Whellams
Apples to cider : how to make cider at home April White with Stephen Wood
Make great cider at home with just a few ingredients and minimal equipment with some help from Stephen Wood and the crew behind Farnum Hill Ciders.
Revolution Debbie Wiles
It's 1964 in Greenwood, Mississippi, and Sunny's town is being invaded by people from up north who are coming to help people register to vote. Her personal life isn't much better, as a new stepmother, brother, and sister are crowding into her life, giving her little room to breathe.
Inch and Roly and the very small hiding place Melissa Wiley ; illustrated by Ag Jatkowska
Roly Poly and her friends squeeze into a hole to hide from a bird. But it turns out that being smushed together in the hole is not so much fun.
Getting to yes with yourself (& other worthy opponents) Ury William
Harvard University's world renowned negotiation expert William Ury provides the definitive guide to attaining success at work and at home. From tactics for dealing with an untrustworthy work colleague, to methods for handling a divorce conversation, and coming out on top, "Getting to Yes with Yourself" outlines universal techniques for success in seven compelling chapters.
Meet Teddy Rex Bonnie Williams
Pastures new Julia Williams
Amy Nicholson never expected to leave London for the Suffolk countryside. But she also never expected to be a 33-year-old widow, left alone with a young son. Fleeing her memories she embarks on a new rural life, but just when Amy thinks she's finally leaving the past behind, Ben Martin crashes into her life.
I'm the boss Sam Williams
Abby Gator becomes too bossy when her friends decide to play a game of tag.
It's my turn Sam Williams
The book teaches students the importance of taking turns when playing games or doing activities.
That neutral island : a cultural history of Ireland during the Second World War Clair Wills
Despite Winston Churchill's best efforts to the contrary, the Irish premier Eamon de Valera stuck rigidly to Ireland's right to remain outside a conflict in which it had no enemies. Accusations of betrayal and hypocrisy poisoned the airwaves and the printed media; legends of Nazi spies freely made Ireland seem a haven for Hitler's friends.
Decency and disorder : the age of cant, 1789-1837 Ben Wilson
We all see the Victorians as a respectable, well-mannered and sober people, yet a generation before Queen Victoria ascended the throne, the British were notorious for their boisterous pastimes, plain-speaking and drunkenness. This book talks about the generation who grew up during the turmoil of the Napoleonic Wars.
Manhunters : criminal profilers and their search for the world's most wanted serial killers Colin Wilson
Author Colin Wilson opens this illuminating psychological discussion with the development of the 1977 Behavioral Science Unit, which was set up in order to answer the many questions surrounding serial killers. Wilson interviews FBI Special Agent Robert Ressler, coiner of the term "serial killer" and one of the pioneers of criminal profiling, as well as Ted Bundy and Charles Manson in order to figure out the motives behind their grisly actions.
October baby Eric Wilson and Theresa Preston.
The story of a college girl who learns she's the survivor of a failed abortion attempt and soon discovers life can be so much more than what was planned.
The courtesan's revenge Frances Wilson
Born in 1786, by the time she was fifteen Harriette was well on her way to becoming England's most sought-after courtesan. But when the Duke of Argyll and other rich former lovers refused to pay her an annuity, Harriette decided to avenge herself on the whole pack with her scandalous Memoirs. In a biography of tremendous style and energy, Frances Wilson makes use of previously unseen letters, law reports and confidential Government correspondence to reveal for the first time the spectacular true story of the sexual celebrity who blackmailed the British aristocracy and held even the king to ransom.
Firefly Island.s Lisa Wingate
At thirty-four, congressional staffer Mallory Hale is about to embark on an adventure completely off the map. Mallory couldn't be more shocked when Daniel asks her to marry him, move to Texas, and form a family with him and motherless Nick. Mallory takes a leap of faith and begins a sweet, mishap-filled journey into ranch living. But despite the wild adventure of her new life, she discovers secrets and questions beneath her rosy new life.
Wildwood Creek Lisa Wingate
When Allie Kirkland's offered a production assistant's job the dream of following in her director-father's footsteps suddenly seems within reach. The re-enactment of the legendary frontier settlement of Wildwood is a first step. But in 1861, the real Wildwood held dangerous realities. Mysterious disappearances led to myths and legends still retold in the region's folk songs. When filming begins, strange connections surface between Allie and the teacher who disappeared over a century ago, and everyone in Wildwood seems to be hiding secrets. Allie doesn't know whom she can trust.
Malignant sadness : the anatomy of depression Lewis Wolpert
Several years ago, Lewis Wolpert had a severe depressive episode. When eventually he did recover, he became aware of the stigma attached to depression - and just how difficult it was to get reliable information. With characteristic candour and determination he set about writing this book, an acclaimed investigation into the causes and treatments of this devastating disease.
Maggie's chopsticks Alan Woo
Walking the Nile Levison Wood
In this detailed, thoughtful, inspiring and dramatic book, recounting Levison Wood's walk along the length of the Nile, he will uncover the history of the Nile, yet through the people he meets and who will help him with his journey, he will come face to face with the great story of a modern Africa emerging out of the past.
Weathering Lucy Wood
Pearl doesn't know how she's ended up in the river — the same messy, cacophonous river in the same rain-soaked valley she'd been stuck in for years. Ada, Pearl's daughter, doesn't know how she's ended up back in the house she left thirteen years ago. With her daughter Pepper, she starts to sort through Pearl's things, clearing the house so she can leave and not look back. As the first frosts of autumn herald the coming of a long winter and Pepper and Ada find themselves irresistibly entangled with the life of the valley, each will discover the ways that places can take root inside us and bind us together.
Trio Geraldine Wooller
Celia, Marcia, and Mickey meet and become friends and flatmates in London. Set in Italy, London and Australia from the sixties to current times, Trio is the story of their complex personalities and relationships, of the betrayals and desires that threaten to undermine what is in hindsight most important to them.
Touch rugby : everything you need to know to play and coach David Woolley
This book is the ultimate resource for players and coaches of Touch Rugby at all levels and stages of the game as well as rugby union and league players and coaches wishing to incorporate Touch principles into their training and approach.
If walls could talk : an intimate history of the home Lucy Worsley
Lucy Worsley takes us through the bedroom, bathroom, living room and kitchen, covering the architectural history of each room, and giving us, an eye-popping account of how its use has evolved from medieval times to the present day.
The real Mother Goose Blanche Fisher. Wright
For more than 75 years The Real Mother Goose has been delighting thousands of boys and girls, and the magic is as strong as ever.
Kissing Alice Jacqueline Yallop
The darkly intimate story of intense rivalry between two sisters in one family in which the ties of love and hate, fear and jealousy, innocence and experience, have all become dangerously tangled.
Knock 'em dead cover letters : cover letter samples and strategies to get the job you want Martin John Yate
Great strategies for writing killer cover letters!
Answering tough interview questions for dummies Rob Yeung
In today's competitive job market, a stellar interview lends you an edge over the competition, which can make or break your chances at a new career. This book teaches you how to perform professionally and productively under stressful interview conditions.
A fistful of feathers David Yoo
Sam has a problem: his dad doesn't think he's "man enough." So Dad decides he's going to toughen Sam up by getting a turkey to raise in preparation for Thanksgiving. But no one is prepared for the place Travis the turkey finds in the family, and Sam soon realises the frightening truth: it's him, or the turkey.
Digger and Daisy Ggo to the doctor Judy Young
Digger is not feeling well but after his sister, Daisy, convinces him to go see a doctor she must still persuade him to be brave by getting her own examination.
Digger and Daisy go to the city Judy Young
When Daisy the dog and her brother Digger go to the big city, Daisy shops and insists Digger stay beside her or he will get lost, but she will not go into the store that interests him the most.
Digger and Daisy go to the zoo Judy Young
When Digger the dog and his big sister Daisy visit the zoo, Digger tries to imitate the animals they see and Daisy tells him that although he cannot climb a tree like a monkey, he can swim in a pond like a duck.
The swimmer Joakim Zander
Judgment Ridge : the true story behind the Dartmouth murders Mitchell Zuckoff and Dick Lehr.
Traces the events surrounding the 2001 murder of two Dartmouth College professors by a pair of local honour-roll teens, discussing the complex and contradictory world views that contributed to the tragedy.
Lost in Shangri-La : escape from a hidden world : a true story Mitchell Zuckoff
A transport plane with 24 U.S. military personnel on a sightseeing excursion crashes in the deadly jungles of uncharted Dutch New Guinea — home to cannibalistic tribes and monitored by deadly Japanese snipers. Only three survive the crash: WAC Margaret Hastings, suffering terrible burns; the young lieutenant John McCollom, whose twin brother was also killed; and Kenneth Decker, a sergeant with severe head injuries.