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The invitation, Belinda Alexandra
Sometimes the ties that bind are the most dangerous of all ... Paris, 1899. Emma Lacasse has been estranged from her older sister for nearly 20 years, since Caroline married a wealthy American and left France. So when Emma receives a request from Caroline to meet her, she is intrigued. Caroline invites Emma to visit her in New York, on one condition: Emma must tutor her shy, young niece, Isadora, and help her prepare for her society debut.
Primordia III, Greig Beck
No one really noticed when things started to change. Some animals vanished. Some new ones appeared. Then some things appeared that were monstrous. No one seemed to notice except Ben Cartwright and the other survivors of the hidden plateau in the depths of the Amazon Jungle. Only they were aware of the growing threat to the human race.
The silver mask, Holly Black
A generation ago, Constantine Madden came close to achieving what no magician had ever achieved: the ability to bring back the dead. He didn't succeed ... but he did find a way to keep himself alive, inside a young child named Callum Hunt. Now Call is one of the most feared and reviled students in the history of the Magisterium, thought to be responsible for a devastating death and an ever-present threat of war. As a result, Call has been imprisoned and interrogated.
Brutally honest, Melanie Brown
As one-fifth of the iconic Spice Girls and judge on X Factor and America's Got Talent, Melanie Brown, AKA Scary Spice, has been an international star since her twenties. Brutally Honest is an exposé of the struggles and acute pain that lay behind the glamour and success.
He is watching you, Charlie Gallagher
A young woman's body is left in a metal container in a remote location. The killer is careful to position her under a camera that links to his smartphone. He likes to look back at his work. He is watching her, but she isn't dead. So he will return to finish the job. He can barely contain his excitement at the thought of getting to do it all over again. But he must be careful. He cannot rush. Rushing makes you careless ... Detective Maddie Ives is new to the area.
Mr Bambuckle's Remarkables on the lookout, Tim Harris
Vex is gone! We have to find him. But how? He could be anywhere. We'll have to track him down. That's impossible. Not if we work together! Mr Bambuckle and the class in room 12B are in trouble. Can they find Vex before it's too late?.
Frankie Fish and the sister shemozzle, Peter Helliar
Frankie's always wanted to go to the Olympics, but when his big sister takes the Sonic Suitcase and runs away to Ancient Greece, it looks like she might get there first! It's up to Frankie and his best friend, Drew, to bring her home - but what happens when Saint Lou is determined to stay? From Australia's favourite comedian comes the funniest, twistiest time-travel tale yet!.
The expert guide to sleeping well: everything you need to know to get a good night's sleep, C Idzikowski
Lack of sleep is not just a matter of feeling tired. Recent research has shown that it is associated with serious illnesses such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and even cancer. The big question is, what can we do to get more sleep? Who can we turn to for a sympathetic and knowledgeable one-to-one consultation? The answer is, to one of the world's leading sleep experts: Professor Chris Idzikowski, who here reveals his wisdom in a down-to-earth and reassuring way.
Truly Devious: a mystery, Maureen Johnson
Ellingham Academy is a famous private school in Vermont for the brightest thinkers, inventors, and artists. It was founded by Albert Ellingham, an early twentieth century tycoon, who wanted to make a wonderful place full of riddles, twisting pathways, and gardens. 'A place', he said, 'where learning is a game'. Shortly after the school opened, his wife and daughter were kidnapped.
Restore: 20 self-care rituals to reclaim your energy, Shannah Kennedy
With 20 essential self-renewal practices to take you from surviving to thriving, Restore helps you reconnect with yourself and revitalise your life. Packed with tried-and-tested strategies and practical tips, from cultivating patience to embracing solitude and supercharging your senses, you will learn how to replenish your natural energy and become so much more. It's time to nourish and nurture yourself from the inside out. It's time to Restore.
Two girls down, Louisa Luna
Jamie Brandt was not a bad mother. Later she would tell that to anyone who would listen: police, reporters, lawyers, her parents, her boyfriend, her dealer, the new bartender with the knuckle tattoos at Schultz's, the investigator from California and her partner, and her own reflection in the bathroom mirror, right before cracking her forehead on the sink's edge and passing out from the cocktail of pain, grief, and fear.
See you in the piazza: new places to discover in Italy, Frances Mayes
The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings. In See You in the Piazza, Frances Mayes introduces us to the Italy only the locals know, as she and her husband, Ed, eat and drink their way through all 20 regions - from Friuli to Sicily. Along the way, she seeks out the cultural and historic gems not found in traditional guidebooks.
A life of her own, Fiona McCallum
When knowledge gives you the power to change your life ... Alice Hamilton loved being a mature-age student, but now that she's finished her university degree she needs to find herself a career. But the job market is tough and it doesn't help that her partner David keeps reminding her about their sizeable mortgage. When she's offered a role in a major real estate agency, she jumps at the opportunity.
The Van Apfel girls are gone, Felicity McLean
Tikka Molloy was eleven and one-sixth years old during the long hot summer of 1992, the summer the Van Apfel sisters - Hannah, beautiful Cordelia and Ruth - vanished during the school's Showstopper concert, mysteriously disappearing from the amphitheatre by the river into the surrounding bushland. Now, years later, Tikka has returned home to try and make sense of the summer that shaped her, and the girls that she never forgot.
One hundred years of dirt, Rick Morton
Social mobility is not a train you get to board after you've scraped together enough for the ticket. You have to build the whole bloody engine, with nothing but a spoon and hand-me-down psychological distress. Violence, treachery and cruelty run through the generational veins of Rick Morton's family. A horrific accident thrusts his mother and siblings into a world impossible for them to navigate, a life of poverty and drug addiction.
The chef, James Patterson
Police detective by day, celebrity food truck chef by night, now Caleb Rooney has a new title: Most Wanted. In the Carnival days leading up to Mardi Gras, Detective Caleb Rooney comes under investigation for a murder he is accused of committing in the line of duty - as a Major Crimes detective for the New Orleans Police Department. Has his sideline at the Killer Chef food truck given him a taste for murder? While fighting the charges against him, Rooney makes a pair of unthinkable discoveries.
The secret runners of New York, Matthew Reilly
'The windows on all the skyscrapers are smashed ... No power, no lights, no people ... It's a parallel New York of some kind.' When Skye Rogers and her twin brother Red move to Manhattan, rumours of a coming global apocalypse are building. But this does not stop the young elite of New York from partying without a care. And then suddenly Skye is invited to join an exclusive gang known as the Secret Runners of New York.
The names of dead girls, Eric Rickstad
In a remote northern Vermont town, college student Rachel Rath is being watched. She can feel the stranger's eyes on her, relentless and possessive. And she's sure the man watching her is the same man who killed her mother and father years ago: Ned Preacher, a serial rapist and murderer who gamed the system to get a light sentence. Now, he's free. Detective Frank Rath adopted Rachel, his niece, after the shocking murder of her parents when she was a baby.
The Department of Sensitive Crimes, Alexander McCall Smith
Ulf Varg works in Malmo's Department of Sensitive Crimes. Like all Scandinavian detectives he has his issues. In his case these include his unresolved feelings for his colleague, Anna; his impatience over the seeming incompetence of his irritating colleague Blomquist; and his concerns for the health of his hearing-impaired dog, Marten, the only dog in Sweden (and possibly all Scandinavia) who is able to lip-read (in Swedish).
Looking for Madeleine, Anthony Summers
The 2007 disappearance of a three-year-old Madeleine McCann from her bed in Portugal proved an instant, worldwide sensation. There's been nothing like it since America's Lindbergh kidnapping eighty years ago. Award-winning authors Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan have produced the first independent, objective account of the case.
The impossible climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the climbing life, Mark Synnott
One slip, one false move, one missed toehold and you're dead. On June 3rd 2017 veteran adventure journalist and professional climber Mark Synnott was in Yosemite to witness something that only a handful of people knew was about to occur: the most famous climber in the world, Alex Honnold, was going to attempt to summit one of the world's most challenging ascents, a route called Freerider on the notorious rock formation El Capitan.
Loose units, Paul Verhoeven
Paul Verhoeven's father, John, is a cop. Well, an ex-cop. Long since retired, John spent years embroiled in some of the seediest, scariest intrigue and escapades imaginable. Paul, however, is something of an artsy, sensitive soul who can't understand why he doesn't have the same heroism and courage as his dad. One day, John offers Paul the chance of a lifetime: he'll spill his guts, on tape, for the first time ever, and try to get to the bottom of this difference between them.

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Young Victoria. A girl becomes a queen: a BBC Radio 4 drama, Juliet Ace
A girl becomes a Queen... This illuminating serial charts the transformation of the young Victoria from spirited teenager to shy young bride to celebrated ruler of Britain and 'Mother of Europe'. But while her roles changed, her essential nature remained the same: vibrant, passionate, principled and fiercely independent.
Shakespeare's sonnets, retold: classic love poems with a modern twist, James Anthony
An enlightening and entertaining collection of the most esteemed love poems in the English canon, retold in contemporary language everyone can understand James Anthony has long enjoyed poetry with a strict adherence to beat, rhythm, and rhyming patterns, which he likens to the very best pop songs. This drew him to the rewarding 14-line structure of Shakespeare's sonnets, yet he often found their abstract language frustratingly unintelligible.
The restless dead, Simon Beckett
'Composed of over sixty per cent water itself, a human body isn't naturally buoyant. It will float only for as long as there is air in its lungs, before gradually sinking to the bottom as the air seeps out. If the water is very cold or deep, it will remain there, undergoing a slow, dark dissolution that can take years. But if the water is warm enough for bacteria to feed and multiply, then it will continue to decompose.
The life of Samuel Johnson, James Boswell
James Boswell forever changed the genre of biography when he painstakingly transformed a scholarly profusion of detail into a perceptive, lifelike portrait of Dr. Samuel Johnson. James Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson reveals a man of outsized appetites and private vulnerabilities and is the source of much of what we know about one of the towering figures of English literature.
Retaliation, Ryk Brown
A ship unable to defend itself. A captain determined to revive her. Worlds dependent on them both to survive. An enemy bent on their destruction.With the Aurora unable to fight, the Karuzari Alliance must find a way to not only repair their flagship, but to make the enemy pay dearly.Sometimes, you just have to make do with what you've got.
50 psychology classics: who we are, how we think, what we do: insight and inspiration from 50 key books, Tom Butler-Bowdon
Spanning fifty books and hundreds of ideas, 50 Psychology Classics examines questions regarding cognitive development and behavioral motivations, summarizing the myriad theories that psychologists have put forth to make sense of the human experience. Butler-Bowdon covers everything from humanism to psychoanalysis to the fundamental principles where theorists disagree, like nature versus nurture and the existence of free will.
Blackmail, Rick Campbell
In Rick Campbell's new thriller Blackmail, a bold military and political strike by the Russian government leaves the U.S. reeling, crippled and vulnerable, with only a desperate long shot chance to avoid a devastating world war. The U.S. aircraft carrier patrolling the Western Pacific Ocean is severely damaged by a surprise salvo of cruise missiles.
Rise, Karen Campbell
Justine is running for her life. Escaping a city and a man who between them have almost broken her she heads north to the mountains and the valleys of the Highlands. She is looking for somewhere to hide. Michael and Hannah are also running. With their two sons and their tattered marriage they have come to the village of Kilmacarra. They are looking for somewhere they can once again call home.
How to win friends & influence people, Dale Carnegie
The book, written for use in teaching the author's "effective speaking and human relations" courses, deals with handling people, meeting and making the right impression, winning friends.
More from Marple's casebook, Agatha Christie
June Whitfield stars as Miss Marple in seven suspenseful full-cast radio dramatisations. The Moving Finger: Miss Marple must find out who is behind an outbreak of hate mail and a tragic death. They Do It With Mirrors: Visiting an old friend at Stoneygates School, Miss Marple senses danger. Nemesis: A posthumous letter sends the spinster sleuth on a mystery tour to find a murderer. Sleeping Murder: What is the dark secret behind Gwenda Reed's uncanny intuition? Miss Marple investigates...
The deadly dinner lady, Andrew Clover
Meet Rory Branagan - he eats bad guys for breakfast. Well, not actually. But he IS the best detective in town. Hello. I am Rory Branagan. I am definitely a detective. An absolutely huge crime has been committed at my school: our dinner lady, Ms Slimer, has been killed. Who would actually do this? And why? It's up to me and my Accomplice, Cassidy 'the Cat' Callaghan, to solve our deadliest crime yet.
Missing you, Harlan Coben
It's a profile, like all the others on the online dating site. But as NYPD Detective Kat Donovan focuses on the accompanying picture, she feels her whole world explode, as emotions she's ignored for decades come crashing down on her. Staring back at her is her ex-fiance; Jeff, the man who shattered her heart-and who she hasn't seen in 18 years. Kat feels a spark, wondering if this might be the moment when past tragedies recede and a new world opens up to her.
Found, Harlan Coben
It's been eight months since Mickey Bolitar witnessed the shocking, tragic death of his father. Eight months of lies, dark secrets and unanswered questions. While he desperately wants answers, Mickey's sophomore year of high school brings on a whole new set of troubles. Spoon is in hospital, Rachel won't tell him where he stands, his basketball teammates hate him and then there's Ema's surprise announcement: she has an online boyfriend and he's vanished.
Stay close, Harlan Coben
Three people a suburban housewife, a talented documentary photographer, and a detective living lives they never wanted, hiding secrets that even those closest to them would never suspect, will find that the past doesn't recede and that desperation and hunger can lurk behind even the prettiest facades.
The curvy tree, Chris Colfer
Once upon a time, there was a little girl who didn't quite fit in. When she runs away, she happens upon a curvy tree who helps her understand the importance of being different.
Trollbella throws a party, Chris Colfer
It's Queen Trollbella's birthday and she's throwing herself an epic celebration. She has everything a troll girl would want: musicians, magical creatures, carnival rides, a gigantic cake, and more. So why isn't she having any fun? Trollbella knows something is missing. When she meets a goblin boy sneaking into her party, Trollbella decides to share her party, and she discovers that a happy kingdom and learning to give back is the best gift she could've ever received.
The highway kind: tales of fast cars, desperate drivers, and dark roads, Will Collyer
Thrilling crime stories about cars, driving, and the road from the world's bestselling and critically acclaimed writers.Like fiction, cars take us into a different world: from the tony enclaves of upper crust society to the lowliest barrio; from muscle car-driving con men to hardscrabble kids on the road during the Great Depression; from a psychotic traveling salesman to a Mexican drug lord who drives a tricked-out VW Bus. We all share the roads, and our cars link us together.
Healing from trauma: a survivor's guide to understanding your symptoms and reclaiming your life, Jasmin Lee Cori
While there are many different approaches to healing trauma, few offer a wide range of perspectives and options. With innovative insight into trauma-related difficulties, Jasmin Lee Cori helps you: Understand trauma and its devastating impacts Identify symptoms of trauma (dissociation, numbing, etc.
Sharpe's sword: the Salamanca Campaign, June and July 1812, Bernard Cornwell
Sharpe is at war once again, but this time his enemy is just one man - the ruthless Colonel Leroux - who has been trapped in the city that is besieged by the British Army. Sharpe's mission is to safeguard El Mirador, a spy whose network of agents is vital to British victory - forcing Sharpe into unfamiliar surroundings of aristocratic Spanish society.
Sharpe's tiger: The Siege of Seringapatam, 1799, Bernard Cornwell
Sharpe is offered a chance to attempt the rescue of a senior British officer who has been captured by the Tippoo of Mysore's forces, providing him with an escape from the tyrannical Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill. Sharpe is the man you always want on your side; he joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage. But in fleeing Hakeswill, Sharpe enters the exotic and dangerous world of the Tippoo...
The further adventures of Sherlock Holmes: 15 BBC Radio 4 original full-cast dramas, Bert Coules
A gripping collection of fifteen BBC Radio full-cast dramas written by Bert Coules, inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's original stories. In the fifty-six short stories and four novels Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about his great detective, how many times did Dr John Watson tantalise us with references to cases which were never written about in full? These original adventures flesh out those unrecorded cases to wonderful effect.
Do it like a woman, Caroline Criado-Perez
Every day, women are reinventing what it means to be female in cultures where power, privilege or basic freedoms are all too often equated with being male. One of the most tenacious campaigners of her generation, Caroline Criado-Perez introduces us to these pioneering women. We meet the first woman to cross the Antarctic alone; a female fighter pilot in Afghanistan; a Chilean revolutionary turned politician; and the Iranian journalist who dared to uncover her hair.
The governess game, Tessa Dare
The accidental governess ... After her livelihood slips through her fingers, Alexandra Mountbatten takes on an impossible post: transforming a pair of wild orphans into proper young ladies. However, the girls don't need discipline. They need a loving home. Try telling that to their guardian, Chase Reynaud. The ladies of London have tried--and failed--to make him settle down. Somehow, Alexandra must reach his heart ... without risking her own. The infamous rake ...
Rogues rush in, Tessa Dare
Authors Tessa Dare and Christi Caldwell come together in this smart, sexy, not-to-be-missed Regency Duet.
Your baby, your birth: hypnobirthing skills for every birth, Hollie de Cruz
No matter how you birth your baby, feel calm and safe with hypnobirthing"This woman is a great healer and birth expert. This book will be brilliant." Russell BrandYour Baby, Your Birth is a truly modern hypnobirthing book for all births. In-demand hypnobirthing coach Hollie de Cruz provides you with the skills and tools to make any birth feel safe, calm, connected and empowering.
Astrophysics for young people in a hurry, Neil De Grasse Tyson
Neil deGrasse Tyson's guide to the cosmos, adapted for young listeners. From the basics of physics to big questions about the nature of space and time, celebrated astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks down the mysteries of the cosmos into bite-sized pieces. Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry describes the fundamental rules and unknowns of our universe clearly-and with Tyson's characteristic wit, there's a lot of fun thrown in, too.
Elementary, she read, Vicki Delany
Gemma Doyle, a transplanted Englishwoman, has returned to the quaint town of West London on Cape Cod to manage her Great Uncle Arthur's Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium. The shop--located at 222 Baker Street--specializes in the Holmes canon and pastiche and is also the home of Moriarty the cat. When Gemma finds a rare and potentially valuable magazine containing the first Sherlock Holmes story hidden in the bookshop, she and her friend Jayne (who runs the adjoining Mrs.
Body on Baker Street, Vicki Delany
Gemma Doyle and Jayne Wilson are busy managing both the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium on Baker Street and the adjoining Mrs. Hudson's Tea Room in anticipation of the upcoming book signing with the illustrious Renalta Van Markoff, the author of the controversial Hudson and Holmes series.
City of sinners, A A Dhand
It is an ordinary Yorkshire morning, cold and miserable. The streets are not yet busy. Police cars hurriedly pull up in the centre of town, but none of their lights are flashing and the sirens are silent.A body has been found, elaborately and painstakingly positioned to send a message. But what message? And to who? It's DCI Harry Virdee's job to find out. But Harry doesn't know that the killer is watching him, that the killer is coming for him. Because this is personal.
The pearler's wife, Roxane Dhand
From the high seas to the deep seabed, from the latticed verandahs of Buccaneer Bay to the gambling dens in Asia Place, The Pearler's Wife is a stunning debut, inspired by a small yet pivotal moment in Australian history. A distant land. A dangerous husband. A forbidden love. It is 1912, and Maisie Porter stands on the deck of the SS Oceanic as England fades from view. Her destination is Buccaneer Bay in Australia's far north-west.
Me and Mr Jones, Lucy Diamond
Meet the women in love with the very different Jones brothers: Izzy is determined to escape her troubled past, but flirtatious Charlie is causing complications. Alicia's been happily married to loyal Hugh for years but secretly craves excitement. Emma's relationship with David was once fun and romantic but trying for a baby has taken its toll. As the future of the family's B&B becomes uncertain, Izzy, Alicia and Emma are thrown together unexpectedly...
A piglet named Mercy, Kate DiCamillo
Every porcine wonder was once a piglet. Celebrate the joy of a new arrival with this endearing picture-book prequel to the Mercy Watson series. Mr. Watson and Mrs. Watson live ordinary lives. Sometimes their lives feel a bit too ordinary. Sometimes they wish something different would happen. And one day it does, when someone unpredictable finds her way to their front door.
The Commitments, Roddy Doyle
The Commitments are spreading the gospel of the soul. Managed by Jimmy Rabbitte and brilliantly coached by Joey 'The Lips' Fagan. Their twin assault on Motown and Barrytown takes them by leaps and bounds from the parish hall to the steps of the studio door.
Wicked saints, Emily A Duncan
A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself. A prince in danger must decide who to trust. A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings. Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war.In a centuries-long war where beauty and brutality meet, their three paths entwine in a shadowy world of spilled blood and mysterious saints, where a forbidden romance threatens to tip the scales between dark and light.
The deepest blue: tales of Renthia, Sarah Beth Durst
Life is precious and precarious on the islands of Belene. Besieged by a capricious ocean full of malicious spirits, the people of the islands seek joy where they can. Mayara, one of the island's fearless oyster divers, has found happiness in love. But on the day of her wedding to the artist Kelo, a spirit-driven storm hits the island with deadly force.To save her loved ones, Mayara reveals a dangerous secret: she has the power to control the spirits.
The butterfly summer, Harriet Evans
You follow the hidden creek towards a long-forgotten house. They call it Keepsake, a place full of wonder... and danger. Locked inside the crumbling elegance of its walls lies the story of the Butterfly Summer, a story you've been waiting all your life to hear. This house is Nina Parr's birth right. It holds the truth about her family - and a chance to put everything right at last.
The year of less: how I stopped shopping, gave away my belongings, and discovered life is worth more than anything you can buy in a store, Cait Flanders
In her late twenties, Cait Flanders found herself stuck in the consumerism cycle that grips so many of us: earn more, buy more, want more, rinse, repeat. When she realized that nothing she was doing or buying was making her happy, she decided to set herself a challenge: she would not shop for an entire year.
Heroes: mortals and monsters, quests and adventures, Stephen Fry
There are Heroes - and then there are Greek Heroes. Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes. In this companion to his bestselling Mythos, Stephen Fry brilliantly retells these dramatic, funny, tragic and timeless tales. Join Jason aboard the Argo as he quests for the Golden Fleece.
Cinderella girl, Carin Gerhardsen
Three-year-old Hanna wakes up to find she has been abandoned. Her family is gone. The house is locked. She is trapped. Meanwhile, a teenage girl has been found murdered aboard the Cinderella, a cruise ship which sails between Sweden and Finland. Detective Chief Inspector Conny Sjoberg visits the girl's home to deliver the tragic news.
Dead in the water, Ann Granger
It is the wettest winter on record and as Christmas approaches the rivers burst their banks. In the village of Weston Saint Ambrose, a young girl's body is seen floating downstream and when it becomes stuck under the jetty at a reclusive writer's home, the author is alarmed to discover that he recognises the victim of a brutal murder...
The zig zag girl, Elly Griffiths
When the body of a girl is found, cut into three, Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens is reminded of a magic trick: the Zig Zag Girl. The inventor of the trick is an old friend of Edgar's. They served together in the war as part of a shadowy unit called the Magic Men. When Edgar receives a letter warning of another 'trick', the Wolf Trap, he knows that they are all in danger...
Smoke and mirrors, Elly Griffiths
Brighton, winter 1951. Pantomime season is in full swing on the pier with Max Mephisto starring in Aladdin, but Max's headlines have been stolen by the disappearance of two local children. When they are found dead in the snow, surrounded by sweets, it's not long before the press nickname them 'Hansel and Gretel'. DI Edgar Stephens has plenty of leads to investigate. The girl, Annie, used to write gruesome plays based on the Grimms' fairy tales.
The knowledge, Martha Grimes
In the latest series outing, The Knowledge, the Scotland Yard detective nearly meets his match in a Baker Street Irregulars-like gang of kids and a homicide case that reaches into east Africa. Robbie Parsons is one of London's finest, a black cab driver who knows every street, every theatre, every landmark in the city by heart.
Fifty things that aren't my fault: essays from the grown-up years, Cathy Guisewite
From the creator of the iconic "Cathy" comic strip comes her first collection of funny, wise, poignant, and incredibly honest essays about being a woman in what she lovingly calls "the panini generation." As the creator of "Cathy," Cathy Guisewite found her way into the hearts of readers more than forty years ago, and has been there ever since. Her hilarious and deeply relatable look at the challenges of womanhood in a changing world became a cultural touchstone for women everywhere.
Together forever, Jody Hedlund
Marianne Neumann became a placing agent with the Childrens Aid Society with one goal: to find her lost sister. Her fellow agent, Andrew Brady, is a former schoolteacher with a way with children and a hidden past. As they team up placing orphans in homes in Illinois, they grow ever closer... until a shocking tragedy changes one of their lives forever.
With you always, Jody Hedlund
With You Always is a riveting novel from Jody Hedlund, winner of the 2014 Carol Award for historical romance.
The moon is a harsh mistress, Robert A Heinlein
Winner of the 1967 Hugo award, this novel marked Heinlein's partial return to his best form. He draws many historical parallels with the War of Independence, and clearly shows his own libertarian political views.
Sweeping up the heart, Kevin Henkes
The story of the spring break that changes seventh-grader Amelia Albright's life forever. Amelia Albright dreams about going to Florida for spring break like everyone else in her class, but her father--a cranky and stubborn English professor--has decided Florida is too much adventure.Now Amelia is stuck at home with him and her babysitter, the beloved Mrs. O'Brien. The week ahead promises to be boring, until Amelia meets Casey at her neighborhood art studio.
The alter ego effect: how the world's top performers use secret identities to win in sports, business and life, Todd Herman
A top performance expert reveals the secret behind many top athletes and executives: creating a heroic alter ego to activate when the chips are down.There's only one person in the way of you untapping your potential: You. There's also one person who can move you out of the way so you can perform at your peak. That person is already inside you. You just need to unlock them. This other part of you is your Alter Ego.
The devouring Gray, Christine Lynn Herman
After the death of her sister, seventeen-year-old Violet Saunders finds herself dragged to Four Paths, New York. She may be a newcomer, but her mother isn't: They belong to one of the revered founding families of the town, where stone bells hang above every doorway and danger lurks in the depths of the woods. Justin Hawthorne's bloodline has protected Four Paths for generations from the Gray--a lifeless dimension that imprisons a brutal monster.
The tale teller, Anne Hillerman
Legendary Navajo policeman Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn takes centre stage in this riveting atmospheric mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Hillerman that combines crime, superstition, and tradition and brings the desert Southwest vividly alive. Joe Leaphorn may have retired from the Tribal Police, but he finds himself knee-deep in a perplexing case involving a priceless artifact—a reminder of a dark time in Navajo history.
Shaman's crossing, Robin Hobb
Young Nevare Burvelle is the second son of a second son. Traditionally in Gernia, the firstborn son is heir to the family fortunes, the second son bears a sword and the third son is consecrated to the priesthood. Nevare will follow his father - newly made a lord by the King - into the cavalry; to the frontier and thence to an advantageous marriage, to carry on the Burvelle name. It is a golden future, and Nevare looks forward to it with relish.
#NeverAgain: a new generation draws the line, David Hogg
From two survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting comes a declaration for our times, and an in-depth look at the making of the #NeverAgain movement. On February 14, 2018, seventeen-year-old David Hogg and his fourteen-year-old sister, Lauren, went to school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, like any normal Wednesday. That day, of course, the world changed.
The A list, Judith A Jance
The death of an old friend brings Ali back to the last story she ever reported: a feel-good human interest piece about a young man in need of a kidney to save his life, which quickly spiraled into a medical mismanagement scandal that landed a prestigious local doctor in prison for murder. Years may have passed, but Dr. Edward Gilchrist has not forgotten those responsible for his downfall -- certainly not Ali Reynolds, who exposed his dirty deeds to the world.
The lost girls of Paris, Pam Jenoff
Story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II. 1946, Manhattan One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs each of a different woman. In a moment of impulse, Grace takes the photographs and quickly leaves the station.
The girls, Lisa Jewell
You live on a picturesque communal garden square, an oasis in urban London where your children run free, in and out of other people's houses. You've known your neighbours for years and you trust them. Implicitly. You think your children are safe. But are they really? On a midsummer's night, a thirteen-year-old girl is found unconscious in a dark corner of the garden square.
The Brontë BBC Radio drama collection: seven full-cast dramatisations, Rachel Joyce
The complete canon of the Brontë sisters' classic novels, dramatised by Rachel Joyce. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë: Orphan Jane falls in love with the enigmatic Rochester, but he is concealing a dark secret. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë: On the bleak Yorkshire moors, Heathcliff and Cathy's elemental passion runs wild - but their obsession has devastating consequences. Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë: Determined to make her way in the world, penniless young Agnes Grey becomes a governess.
Full catastrophe living: using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and illness, Jon Kabat-Zinn
The landmark work on mindfulness, meditation, and healing, now revised and updated after twenty-five years. Stress. It can sap our energy, undermine our health if we let it, even shorten our lives. It makes us more vulnerable to anxiety and depression, disconnection and disease.
Say nothing: a true story of murder and memory In Northern Ireland, Patrick Radden Keefe
One night in December 1972, Jean McConville, a mother of ten, was abducted from her home in Belfast and never seen alive again. Her disappearance would haunt her orphaned children, the perpetrators of this terrible crime and a whole society in Northern Ireland for decades. In this powerful, scrupulously reported book, Patrick Radden Keefe offers not just a forensic account of a brutal crime but a vivid portrait of the world in which it happened.
Lost roses, Martha Hall Kelly
Celebrates the unbreakable bonds of women's friendship during the darkest days of history. It is 1914, and New York socialite Eliza Ferriday is thrilled to be travelling to St Petersburg with Sofya Streshnayva, a cousin of the Romanovs. The two met years ago one summer in Paris and now Eliza is embarking on the trip of a lifetime to see the splendors of Russia.
The man who would be king: a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation, Rudyard Kipling
Kipling's chilling adventure about two men who set out to be kings of a remote region of Afghanistan. Kipling, our narrator, tells this strange story: he was running a newspaper in a big Indian city. In the hot stillness of one night when he was putting the paper to bed, two men come into his office. They are red-bearded giant Daniel Dravot and his friend Peachy Carnehan.
The dead of winter, Peter Kirby
Inspector Luc Vanier is drinking his way through Christmas Eve when he is called out to investigate the murder of five homeless people. His investigation takes him into the backrooms of the Catholic Church, the boardrooms of Montreal's business elite and the soup kitchens and back alleys of street life in winter.
Spark Joy: an illustrated guide to the Japanese art of tidying, Marie Kondo
This edition includes a bonus PDF of reference materials. Spark Joy is an in-depth, line illustrated, room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home. It covers every room in the house from bedrooms and kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms as well as a wide range of items in different categories, including clothes, photographs, paperwork, books, cutlery, cosmetics, shoes, bags, wallets and valuables.
On grief and grieving: finding the meaning of grief through the five stages of loss, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
Ten years after the death of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, this commemorative edition of her final book combines practical wisdom, case studies, and the authors' own experiences and spiritual insight to explain how the process of grieving helps us live with loss. Includes a new introduction and resources section. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's On Death and Dying changed the way we talk about the end of life.
The code of the extraordinary mind: 10 unconventional laws to redefine your life & succeed on your own terms, Vishen Lakhiani
What if everything we think we know about how the world works--our ideas of love, education, spirituality, work, happiness, and love--are based on Brules (bullsh*t rules) that get passed from generation to generation and are long past their expiration date? This book teaches you to think like some of the greatest non-conformist minds of our era, to question, challenge, hack, and create new rules for your life so you can define success on your own terms.
3-Minute Persian, Innovative Language Learning
Want to learn Persian with easy 3-minute lessons? Want to be able to greet others, introduce yourself, make small talk and ask basic questions in Persian? Then this 25-Lesson Audiobook is for you. You learn the most common and useful Persian questions, answers and phrases that are used in daily conversations. Perfect for Beginners that want to start speaking Persian.
A complete phrase compilation for traveling to Iran, Innovative Language Learning
Always wanted to learn Persian? Or, are you planning to visit Iran and want to speak with confidence? Whether you're a beginner or are prepping for a trip, you'll love this Audiobook compilation. With Traveling to Iran, your trip to Iran will be smooth and enjoyable. Why? You will learn and master travel phrases for getting around, basic conversations and cultural insights through 100 easy lessons. It's everything you need to get by and impress Persian natives.
Learn Persian: 400 actions + activities: everyday Persian for beginners, Innovative Language Learning
You want to learn Persian and actually speak the language, right? Then, let's start talking about your everyday life. You can talk about in English. Now, you'll do it in Persian. This Audiobook is perfect for upper beginner learners who know some Persian already. With it, you get the key to speaking practical Persian: 400+ practical phrases across 10 chapters. You'll be able to talk about your day--from morning to night.
Learn Persian: ultimate getting started with Persian, Innovative Language Learning
The easiest way to speak Persian in minutes! Grasp the language, culture, and customs in just minutes more with the Ultimate Getting Started with Persian, the easiest way to learn Persian! The Ultimate Getting Started with Persian will have you speaking with proper pronunciation from the very first lesson and arm you with cultural insight and other information to utterly surprise and amaze your Iranian friends.
Lost innocence, Susan Lewis
When Alicia Carlyle returns to the home of her childhood after the tragic death of her husband, she is hoping to put the past behind her. But first she must come face to face with the woman who nearly destroyed her marriage and tore her family in two - her sister-in-law, Sabrina. Their enmity runs deep, but Alicia is determined to make a fresh start for herself and her two children, Nathan and Darcie, and to heal her fractured relationship with her beloved brother.
Sinful Scottish laird, Julia London
Widowed and forced to remarry in three years' time or forfeit her son's inheritance, Daisy Bristol, Lady Chatwick, has plenty of suitors vying for her hand.and her fortune. But a letter from a long-lost love sends Daisy and her young son to her Scottish Highland estate to buy time for his return. Along the way she encounters the powerful Cailean Mackenzie, laird of Arrandale and a notorious smuggler, and she is utterly-though unwillingly-bewitched.
Malice domestic. Vol. 6, Patrick Macnee
Esteemed mystery writer Anne Perry, author of more than twenty-five novels and two acclaimed detective series, heads up a delectable cast of contemporary writers, the very best from both sides of the Atlantic. In the tradition of honoured crime writes Agatha Christie, Malice domestic vol. 6 jumps the pond between Britain and America to deliver 100 percent pure suspense in all its spine-tingling glory.
You say it first, Susan Mallery
Sculptor Nick Mitchell grew up in a family of artists and learned from his volatile father that passion only leads to pain. As he waits on a new commission, he takes a day job as a humble carpenter at a theme wedding venue. The job has its perks--mainly the venue's captivating owner, Pallas Saunders. Although he won't let love consume him, for ecstasy with an expiration date, he's all in.Pallas adores Weddings in a Box.
Why not tonight, Susan Mallery
Susan Mallery welcomes you to Happily Inc, where true love isn't just for fairy tales...Natalie Kaleta will do anything for the artists at her gallery, including risk life, limb and the effect of humidity on her naturally curly hair. Braving a downpour to check on reclusive Ronan Mitchell, Natalie gets stranded by a mudslide at his mountain home, where the brooding glass artist reveals his playful side, sending her inconvenient crush from under-the-radar to over-the-top.
Dickens' women, Miriam Margolyes
Miriam Margolyes (Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter films) sparkles and delights in her one-woman show where she plays 23 different roles - men and women - from Dickens' books. Through them she tells the story of Dickens' life, using his characters like Miss Haversham, Little Nell, and Mr and Mrs Bumble. Most were based on real people, like Mary Hogarth (Dickens' wife's sister) who was the inspiration for many of Dickens' young heroines.
A match made in bed, Cathy Maxwell
Once upon a time there were three young ladies who, despite their fortunes, had been on the marriage mart a bit too long. They were known as "the Spinster Heiresses" . . .Miss Cassandra Holwell is too tall, too bookish, and too smart--but she does have money and a father who wants a grand title for her.
The duke that I marry, Cathy Maxwell
Once upon a time there were three young ladies who, despite their fortunes, had been on the marriage mart a bit too long.?They were known as "the Spinster Heiresses" . . .
Transgressions. Terror's echo: three novellas from Transgressions, Ed McBain
Keller's adjustment: Keller, everyone's favourite hit man, is back dealing out philosophy and murder on a meandering road trip across America.
Ransome women: A young and beautiful artist is flattered when her idol, the reclusive portraitist John Ransome offers her a modelling contract. Flattery turns to terror when she discovers the fate shared by Ransome's past subjects.
Where they found her, Kimberly McCreight
Motherhood hasn't come at all easy for Molly Anderson. But she's finally enjoying life as mother to five-year-old Ella and as Arts reporter for the small but respectable Ridgedale Reader. That is, until a body is found in the woods adjacent to Ridgedale University's ivy-covered campus, a discovery that threatens to unearth secrets long buried by the town's most powerful residents.
Reconstructing Amelia, Kimberly McCreight
Do you really want to know what's going on inside your daughter's head? Single mother Kate Baron is in the meeting of her career when she is interrupted by a telephone call. Her daughter Amelia has just been suspended from her exclusive school. When Kate eventually arrives an hour later, she hears the news that no mother ever wants to hear. A grieving Kate can't accept that her daughter would kill herself. But she soon discovers she didn't know Amelia quite as well as she thought.
The torment of others, Val McDermid
A dead girl lies on a blood-soaked mattress, her limbs spread in a parody of ecstasy. The scene matches a series of murders which ended with the conviction of Derek Tyler. But Tyler's been locked up in a mental institution for two years, barely speaking a word. Criminal psychologist Dr Tony Hill thinks this is not a copycat murder but something much stranger. Hill heads towards a terrifying face-off with one of the most perverse killers he has ever encountered...
The last temptation, Val McDermid
A twisted killer targeting psychologists has left a grisly trail across Europe. Dr Tony Hill, expert at mapping the minds of murderers, is reluctant to get involved. But then the next victim is much closer to home... Meanwhile, his former partner DCI Carol Jordan is working undercover in Berlin, on a dangerous operation to trap a millionaire trafficker. When the game turns nasty, Tony is the only person she can call on for help.
Beneath the bleeding, Val McDermid
When Robbie Bishop, star midfielder for the Bradfield Vics, is poisoned by a rare and deadly toxin, profiler Dr Tony Hill and trusted colleague DCI Carol Jordan have their work cut out for them. Then a bomb explodes in the football stadium, causing massive casualties - and another man dies from poisoning. Is there a link between the cases? What are the motives for these crimes? The clock is ticking and the death toll keeps rising...
The mermaids singing, Val McDermid
Up until now, the only serial killers Tony Hill had encountered were safely behind bars. This one's different - this one's on the loose. Four men have been found mutilated and tortured. As fear grips the city, the police turn to clinical psychologist Tony Hill for a profile of the killer. But soon Tony becomes the unsuspecting target in a battle of wits and wills, where he has to use every ounce of his professional nerve to survive.
Fever of the bone, Val McDermid
Meet Tony Hill's most twisted adversary - a killer with a shopping list of victims, driven by the most perverted of desires. The murder and mutilation of teenager Jennifer Maidment is horrific enough on its own. But it's not long before Tony realises it's just the start of a brutal and ruthless campaign that's targeting an apparently unconnected group of young people. Tony battles to find the answers that will give him personal and professional satisfaction in his most testing investigation yet.
Caught in time: a novel, Julie McElwain
Still stranded in 1815, FBI agent Kendra Donovan finds herself on the trail of a vicious murderer with a shocking secret.
Bye bye baby, Fiona McIntosh
A spate of seemingly unconnected murders in southern England prompt a high-profile taskforce to be formed and led by DCI Jack Hawksworth, one of the Force's new rising stars who combines modern methods with old-school instincts. The victims appear as disparate as their style of death; the only link that Hawk and his team can pull together is that the murdered are all men of an identical age.
Beautiful death, Fiona McIntosh
There is a calculating killer targeting Londoners. So under enormous pressure from both politicians and the public, DCI Jack Hawksworth and his team begin their investigation, which will take them into the murky world of human organ trading. But when the killer strikes closer to Jack's home than he finds comfortable, the case becomes a personal crusade - and a race against time.
Dragon captives, Lisa McMann
Ten years after Alex and Aaron Stowe brought peace to Quill and Artimé, their younger twin sisters journey beyond the islands in this first novel of a new sequel series to The Unwanteds, which Kirkus Reviews called "The Hunger Games meets Harry Potter."Identical twins Fifer and Thisbe Stowe have amazing yet uncontrollable magical abilities. They're naturally more gifted than even their brother, Alex, the head mage of Artimé, could hope to be.
The Unwanteds, Lisa McMann
In a society that purges thirteen-year-olds who are creative, identical twins Aaron and Alex are separated, one to attend University while the other, supposedly Eliminated, finds himself in a wondrous place where youths hone their abilities and learn magic.
We set the dark on fire, Tehlor Kay Mejia
Society wife-in-training Dani has a great awakening after being recruited by rebel spies and falling for her biggest rival. At the Medio School for Girls, distinguished young women are trained for one of two roles in their polarized society. Depending on her specialization, a graduate will one day run a husband's household or raise his children. Both paths promise a life of comfort and luxury, far from the frequent political uprisings of the lower class.
Behaving ourselves: David Mitchell on manners, David Mitchell
David Mitchell sets out on a vigorous but impeccably polite investigation into the confusing world of manners. Are they really in decline, as many would have us believe? Or are we just throwing off the shackles of the Victorian obsession with etiquette? Over the course of the series, David eats his lunchtime sandwiches with children in a primary school, and later goes to a street market to see manners - good and bad - in action.
The gift of life, Josephine Moon
You've been given the gift of life, now go live it. Gabby McPhee is the owner of The Tin Man, a chic new cafe and coffee roasting house in Melbourne. The struggles of her recent heart transplant are behind her and life is looking up - until a mysterious customer appears in the cafe, convinced that Gabby has her deceased husband's heart beating inside her chest.
It's a fair cop. Series 1-3: the BBC Radio 4 stand-up comedy show, Alfie Moore
Ever wondered what sort of a police officer you might make? Alfie Moore spent eighteen years on the Humberside police force before turning to stand-up comedy. In each episode of this live stand up show, he takes his audience through a scenario based on a real life case, and tasks them with deciding how they would have acted in the circumstances.
A daughter's secret, Eleanor Moran
Mia is a successful child psychologist, hoping to be made a partner in her company. But then she accepts a case that will change her life forever. Gemma is a teenage girl whose father is on the run for embezzlement. The police think Gemma knows where he is and they want Mia to talk to her. Both women are hiding devastating secrets, and both women need the other to survive.
The snowman, Michael Morpurgo
One December morning, James is thrilled to wake up to see snow falling. He spends the whole day making his perfect snowman; he has coal eyes, an old green hat and scarf and a tangerine nose... just like the snowman from his favourite story. That night, something magical happens- the Snowman comes to life! He and James take to the skies on a magical adventure where they meet someone very special.
The horse dancer, Jojo Moyes
"Sarah's grandfather was a horseman of rare talent - only the exceptional are allowed into France's elite riding academy, Le Cadre Noir. But life took an unexpected turn, and now from a council estate in east London, the Captain hopes to train his granddaughter towards a better life. Natasha is a lawyer whose job is to represent the best interests of children.
Night music, Jojo Moyes
The Spanish House is a mixture of designs, Georgian, Gothic and Moorish, as if whoever started it had simply got bored. It's known to locals as an architectural folly. When its reclusive owner dies intestate the Spanish House is left to his city-dwelling niece, Isabel. Recently widowed, for Isabelle the house is a potential lifeline - the only hope she has of providing for her two children without having to sell her most treasured possession.
Hear the wind sing, Haruki Murakami
Hear the Wind Sing follows the fortunes of the narrator and his friend, known only by his nickname, the Rat. The narrator is home from college on his summer break. He spends his time drinking beer and smoking in J's Bar with the Rat, listening to the radio, thinking about writing and the women he has slept with, and pursuing a relationship with a girl with nine fingers.
How to survive the Roman Empire, by Pliny and me. The complete series 1-3: the BBC Radio 4 comedy drama, Hattie Naylor
The Emperor Domitian has informers everywhere; no-one is safe. He rules Rome with a rod of iron, and is dangerously unstable and paranoid. In the snake-pit of Imperial Rome, all Pliny the Younger wants to do is get his letters ready for publication.
Those we left behind, Stuart Neville
When 12 year old Ciaran Devine confessed to murdering his foster father it sent shock waves through the nation. DCI Serena Flanagan, then an ambitious Detective Sergeant, took Ciaran's confession after days spent earning his trust. He hasn't forgotten the kindness she showed him in fact, she hasn't left his thoughts in the seven years he's been locked away.
The deceiver's heart, Jennifer A Nielsen
Now firmly on the side of the Coracks, sixteen-year-old Kestra Dallisor plans to use the magic Olden Blade to kill the evil Lord Endrick, but when she fails, Endrick turns her into one of his Ironheart soldiers, without any memory of her rebellion, and bound to obey him, his spy within the Coracks; the rebel Simon is desperate to return her to the Kestra he loves, but he is reluctant to use the magic that might heal (or destroy) her--and neither Simon or Kestra is sure who they can trust among t.
I wasn't ready to say goodbye: surviving, coping & healing after the sudden death of a loved one, Brook Noel
Now updated, this classic guide to mourning the sudden death of a loved one contains advice on coping with difficult emotions, making sense of the world after experiencing loss, where to find support, and much more.
Undo it!: how simple lifestyle changes can reverse most chronic diseases, Dean Ornish
Fight cancer, diabetes, heart disease, weight gain, and even the aging process itself with one simple, scientifically proven plan to reverse disease; as well as prevent and reduce symptoms, from the world-renowned pioneer of lifestyle medicine. Dean Ornish, M.D., has directed revolutionary research proving, for the first time, that lifestyle changes can often reverse, undo!, the progression of many of the most common and costly chronic diseases and even begin reversing aging at a cellular level.
Pax, Sara Pennypacker
A moving story of the extraordinary friendship between a boy and his fox, and their epic journey to be reunited. Pax was only a kit when his family was killed and he was rescued by 'his boy', Peter. Now the country is at war and when his father enlists, Peter has no choice but to move in with his grandfather. Far worse than leaving home is the fact that he has to leave Pax behind.
Terry Pratchett: the BBC Radio drama collection: seven full-cast dramatisations, Terry Pratchett
Mort: Hopeless young peasant Mort is hired as an apprentice to Death. He'll have free board, use of the company horse, and being dead isn't even compulsory. In fact, it's a dream job - until he discovers that it can be a killer on his love life...
Wyrd Sisters: Three witches meet on a blasted heath. A king is cruelly murdered. A child heir and the kingdom's crown are both missing.
Straight outta Crawley: memoirs of a distinctly average human being, Romesh Ranganathan
At the age of 9, Romesh Ranganathan delivered his first ever stand-up set at a Pontin's Holiday Camp talent competition, smashing the only other competitor, a young girl playing the kazoo. The gig went so well that Romesh retired his comic genius for twenty two years, hiding behind the guise of a maths teacher, before finally revealing himself again (no, not like that) at the tender age of 31.
A question of blood, Ian Rankin
When a former soldier and recluse murders two seventeen-year-old students at a posh Edinburgh boarding school, Inspector John Rebus immediately suspects there is more to the case than meets the eye.
Maybe in another life, Taylor Jenkins Reid
Hannah Martin's life isn't shaping up into much of anything. Since graduating college eight years ago, she has lived in six different cities and held countless meaningless jobs ... She takes up residence in her best friend Gabby's guest room. Along with Gabby and Gabby's husband Mark, she goes out to a bar where they meet up with some of their old friends, including Hannah's high school boyfriend, Ethan. Shortly after midnight, Gabby asks Hannah if she's ready to go.
Forever, interrupted: a novel, Taylor Jenkins Reid
Elsie Porter is an average twentysomething and yet what happens to her is anything but ordinary. On a rainy New Year's Day, she heads out to pick up a pizza for one. She isn't expecting to see anyone else in the shop, much less the adorable and charming Ben Ross. Their chemistry is instant and electric. Within weeks, the two are head over heels in love. By May, they've eloped. Only nine days later, Ben is out riding his bike when he is hit by a truck and killed on impact.
The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Taylor Jenkins Reid
Novel about one classic film actress's relentless rise to the top--the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine. Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one in the journalism community is more astounded than Monique herself.
Stop in the name of pants!: fab new confessions of Georgia Nicolson, Louise Rennison
Sound the Cosmic Horn for bestselling author Louise Rennison's ninth book of the confessions of crazy but loveable teenager Georgia Nicolson! Now that Georgia has finally won over Gorgey Masimo, the Italian Stallion, her old friend and lip-nibbling partner Dave the Laugh has popped up again. Will Georgia go to Pizza-a-gogo land to visit dreamy Masimo? Or could her perfect boy be closer than she thinks. A Sex Kitty's life is never simple...
What remains of her: a novel, Eric Rickstad
Thriller set in rural Vermont about a recluse who believes the young girl he's found in the woods is the reincarnation of his missing daughter, returned to help him solve her and his wife's disappearance. I won't say a word. Cross my heart and hope to die...Jonah Baum, a professor of poetry at a local college in Vermont, sees his ordinary life come tumbling down when his wife and young daughter vanish from their home. No evidence of a kidnapping. No sign of murder.
A map of days: the fourth novel of Miss Peregrine's peculiar children, Ransom Riggs
Vintage photographs reveal the never-before-seen world of peculiar America with a stunning addition--full-colour images. Having defeated the monstrous threat that nearly destroyed the peculiar world, Jacob Portman is back where his story began, in Florida. Except now Miss Peregrine, Emma, and their peculiar friends are with him, and doing their best to blend in.
The house at the edge of the world, Julia Rochester
It was a stupid way to die. John Venton's drunken fall from a Devon cliff leaves his family with an embarrassing ghost. His twin children, Morwenna and Corwin, flee in separate directions to take up their adult lives. Their mother, enraged by years of unhappy marriage, embraces merry widowhood. Only their grandfather finds solace in the crumbling house, endlessly painting their story onto a large canvas map.
Black and blue, David Rosenfelt
Doug Brock hasn't had it easy since his getting shot in the line of duty as a New Jersey state police officer. Between the amnesia and having to solve two murder cases, it hasn't been the most restful recovery. Now, the cold case department is checking evidence from a murder case Doug was investigating before the accident, but the DNA points to a man Doug eliminated as a suspect... and he remembers none of it.
Immortal unchained, Lynsay Sands
Ever since Domitian Argenis recognised Sarita as his life mate, he's been waiting for the perfect moment to claim her. Those fantasies did not include him being chained to a table in a secret lab or both of them being held hostage by a mad scientist. Somehow, they have to escape... Sarita has seen some crazy things as a cop, but nothing to rival Domitian.
The sensitive: eleven BBC Radio 4 crime dramas, 1958- Sarvananda
The Sensitive: Police call in Thomas Soutar to help find a missing woman. Thomas is adept at solving crimes - but is his extraordinary gift a blessing or a curse?
The Hanged Man: Thomas Soutar discovers some unsettling connections between his own uncle's past and the murder of a young boy.
A Possession: When Thomas agrees to help in the search for a missing music student, he becomes obsessed by the missing girl in ways that he had not expected.
Orange blossom days, Patricia Scanlan
In a beautiful southern Spanish town, where the sea sparkles and orange blossoms scent the air, the gates of a brand new apartment complex, La Joya de Andalucía, glide open to welcome the new owners. Anna and Austen MacDonald, an Irish couple, are preparing to enjoy their retirement to the full. But the demands of family cause problems they have never foreseen and shake their marriage to the core.
The Near witch, Victoria Schwab
"The Near Witch" is only an old story told to frighten children. If the wind calls at night, you must not listen. The wind is lonely, and always looking for company. There are no strangers in the town of Near. These are the truths that Lexi has heard all her life. But when an actual stranger, a boy who seems to fade like smoke, appears outside her home on the moor at night, she knows that at least one of these sayings is no longer true.
The right side of history: how reason and moral purpose made the West great, Ben Shapiro
America has a God-shaped hole in its heart, argues author Ben Shapiro, and we shouldn't fill it with politics and hate. In 2016, Ben Shapiro spoke at UC Berkeley. Hundreds of police officers were required from 10 UC campuses across the state to protect his speech, which was--ironically--about the necessity for free speech and rational debate.He came to argue that Western Civilization is in the midst of a crisis of purpose and ideas.
Pygmalion: a BBC Radio 4 full-cast production, Bernard Shaw
Irascible phonetics professor Henry Higgins makes a bet with his friend Colonel Pickering that he can train Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle to talk 'like a lady' and pass as a duchess at the Ambassador's Ball.
Firestarter, Tara Sim
The crew of the Prometheus is intent on taking down the world's clock towers so that time can run freely. Now captives, Colton, Daphne, and the others have a stark choice: join the Prometheus' cause or fight back in any small way they can and face the consequences. But Zavier, leader of the terrorists, has a bigger plan-to bring back the lost god of time.As new threats emerge, loyalties must shift.
The bubblegum tree, Alexander McCall Smith
The gum that comes from the wonderful bubblegum trees that grow in the Indian jungle has not been delivered for two months. Without this secret ingredient, there'll be no more Gopal's Best Pink Bubblegum, and even more importantly, no more Bubblegummies - the people who live in the trees and harvest the gum. It's not an easy mystery to solve - and soon the friends are involved in a bungee-jumping, tiger-trouncing, woodcutter-walloping, bubblegum-blowing adventure.
The popcorn pirates, Alexander McCall Smith
The inhabitants of the Popcorn Islands lead a peaceful and comfortable existence--that is, until pirates attack Captain Foster's ship on its way to America and steal half the popcorn harvest. So Lucy, Hermione and Sam offer to accompany the captain and his dog Biscuit on the next trip to keep a lookout for danger. But danger is exactly what they run into! Now the pirates aren't just after more popcorn...
Teacher trouble, Alexander McCall Smith
Jenny is very tall for her age, and when she dresses smartly for her first day at a new school, she looks very grown-up indeed. So grown-up, in fact, that when she arrives at the school, she is mistaken for a new teacher, and left in charge of a classroom of kids! Jenny is forced to keep up the act, and soon finds herself in all sorts of tricky situations.
Sherwood, Meagan Spooner
Fans of Danielle Paige, Marissa Meyer, and Alex Flinn will devour New York Times bestselling author Meagan Spooner's next fierce fairy tale-inspired story, which Illuminae author Amie Kaufman calls "a kick-ass, gender-flipped feminist retelling."Robin of Locksley is dead. Maid Marian doesn't know how she'll go on, but the people of Locksley town, persecuted by the Sheriff of Nottingham, need a protector.
The Bomb Girls, Daisy Styles
The heartwarming and inspiring tale of five brave women in a munitions factory during WWII. Ernest Bevin's 1941 announcement that all woman between 18 and 30 must register for war work has made Emily furious - she's just landed her dream job and the last thing she wants is to have to give it up for a bomb factory in Lancashire. The glamorous Lillian and studious Alice are not too happy either. But for downtrodden Elsie and determined Agnes, the promise of a new challenge brings renewed hope.
The hive queen, Tui Sutherland
Growing up in the hives, Cricket has always had a million questions. Why are trees forbidden, even in art? Why do her parents seem to hate her? And the biggest, most dangerous and secret question of all: why is Cricket immune to Queen Wasp's powers? Whenever the queen takes control of all the HiveWings, speaking through their mouths and seeing through their eyes, Cricket has to hide, terrified of being discovered.
The looking glass house, Vanessa Tait
Oxford, 1862. As Mary Prickett takes up her post as governess to the daughters of the Dean of Christ Church, she is thrust into a strange new world. Mary is poor and plain and desperate for change but the little girls in her care see and understand far more than their naive new teacher. And there is another problem: Mary does not like children, especially the precocious Alice Liddell.
Return to harmony: from turmoil to transformation, Steve Taylor
From time to time, we all have experiences when restlessness and discontent fade away and we're filled with a sense of well-being and harmony. But do these moments have to be so fleeting? Return to Harmony is an audio course for accessing our natural state of unshakeable inner tranquility as we navigate the challenges of personal and spiritual transformation.
Hypnosis 8 hour sleep meditation. Stress, depression, anxiety help sleep cycle, Joel Thielke
Hypnosis can help you rewire your mind to let go of negativity and hopelessness, and embrace positive thinking, hope, happiness, fulfillment -- while you sleep. Depression and Anxiety Help is an amazing, soothing experience, narrated by bestselling hypnotherapist, Rachael Meddows.
Ghost girl, Lesley Thomson
Stella Darnell's father died a year ago, but she has not moved on. He was Chief Superintendent at Hammersmith police station, and cleaning his house, Stella discovers a folder of photographs in his darkroom. The oldest photograph is dated 1966; to the very day the Moors Murderers were sent to prison for life. As Stella inches closer to the truth, the events of that day begin to haunt her too...
The detective's secret, Lesley Thomson
October, 1987: As a hurricane sweeps through Britain, a man's body slowly rots, locked inside an old water tower in west London. He carries no identification and fits no missing persons' description. His corpse is never claimed. October, 2013: The month of the great storm of St Jude. A man dies beneath a late night Piccadilly line train. His brother insists he was murdered, but Jack, a train driver, is sure it was suicide.
A new earth: awakening to your life's purpose, Eckhart Tolle
Tolle presents an honest look at the current state of humanity: he implores us to see and accept that this state, which is based on an erroneous identification with the egoic mind, is one of dangerous insanity. However, there is an alternative to this potentially dire situation. Humanity now, perhaps more than in any previous time, has an opportunity to create a new, saner, more loving world. This will involve a radical inner leap from the current egoic consciousness to an entirely new one.
The sun in her eyes, Paige Toon
Amber was three when a car crash stole her mother's life. She doesn't remember the accident, but a stranger at the scene has been unable to forget. Amber is now married to Ned and living on the other side of the world in London. When her father has a stroke, she flies straight home to Australia to be with him. Then Amber receives a letter that changes everything. 'Before your mother died, she asked me to tell you something...
Trauma stewardship: an everyday guide to caring for self while caring for others, Laura van Dernoot Lipsky
A longtime trauma worker, Laura van Dernoot Lipsky offers a deep and empathetic survey of the often-unrecognized toll taken on those working to make the world a better place. We may feel tired, cynical, or numb or like we can never do enough. These, and other symptoms, affect us individually and collectively, sapping the energy and effectiveness we so desperately need if we are to benefit humankind, other living things, and the planet itself.
The boxcar children, Gertrude Chandler Warner
Never coming back, Tim Weaver
A secret that will change lives forever. It was supposed to be the start of a big night out. But when Emily Kane arrives at her sister Carrie's house, she finds the front door unlocked and no one inside. Dinner's cooking, the TV's on. Carrie, her husband and their two daughters are gone. When the police draw a blank, Emily asks missing persons investigator David Raker to find them. It's clear someone doesn't want the family found.
Listen to your heart, Kasie West
When Kate Bailey lets her best friend, Alana, talk her into joining their high school's podcast she did not expect to find herself as the host, or to enjoy answering calls and giving advice on the air, but she is actually pretty good at it, but when she gets an anonymous call from a boy (possibly Diego Martinez) about his secret feelings for a girl (probably Alana) she is faced with a problem, because she is developing feelings for Diego herself.
The final hour, Tom Wood
Victor is the ultimate predator. He surfaces to kill, then disappears into thin air. But he's a disposable commodity for the powerful people he works for--both the good guys and the bad. No-one has his back, and doing black bag jobs for the CIA has put a target on his head... Antonio Alvarez, a high-ranking US intelligence official, is determined to clean house and find the legendary killer who slipped away from him during an operation in Paris.

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All the hidden truths, Claire Askew
This is a fact: Ryan Summers walked into Three Rivers College and killed 13 women, then himself. But no one can say why. The question is one that cries out to be answered - by Ryan's mother, Moira; by Ishbel, the mother of Abigail, the first victim; and by DI Helen Birch, put in charge of the case on her first day at her new job. But as the tabloids and the media swarm, as the families' secrets come out, as the world searches for someone to blame...the truth seems to vanish.
A vintage summer, Cathy Bramley
London has not been kind to Lottie Allbright. Realising it's time to cut and run, she moves back home. In need of a place to stay, Lottie takes up the offer of a live-in job managing a local vineyard. Butterworth Wines in the Derbyshire hills has always been run on love but a death has left everyone at a loss. Widowed Betsy is trying to keep the place afloat but is harbouring a debilitating secret. Meanwhile her handsome grandson, Jensen, is trying to convince her to sell up.
A rose petal summer, Katie Fforde
Caro Fitzwarren has taken a job in a remote part of Scotland. She's answered an ad in The Lady: being a companion to an elderly gentleman who lives in a country estate could be perfect! The fact that she may also see Alec, the young man who she met some years previously, is of course purely incidental. Soon Caro is falling in love - not only with Alec but with the stunning house and grounds she is now living in.
The fisherman's girl, Maggie Ford
After the market crash of 1929, the Bowmaker family in Leigh-on-Sea are struggling to make ends meet. In these harsh times they must support each other or they risk their tight-knit family falling apart. But Pamela Bowmaker has a secret. Her sweetheart is George Bryant, whose family has been feuding with the Bowmakers' since before she was born. With a baby on the way, Pam will need her family's help more than ever.
Little girl lost, Janet Gover
When Tia Walsh rides into the small town of Coorah Creek on a Harley-Davidson, Sergeant Max Delaney senses that everything about her spells trouble. But Tia's trouble is not all of her own making, and the dangerous past she tried to leave behind is hot on her heels. Sarah Travers has returned home after three years of college to help her family out at the general store - the only store in town - only to find they have been keeping a devastating secret.
Maggie's garden, Noelene Jenkinson
On the rebound from being dumped after ten years with the man she'd hoped would be the father of her children, Maggie Ellis buys a neglected cottage in Tingara on acreage to start her life over and fulfil her dream of owning a garden nursery. Divorced truck driver and single dad Nick Logan has his hands full enough raising three sons alone without getting distracted by his new neighbour.
The wedding guest, Jonathan Kellerman
When a horrified bridesmaid finds the body of a young woman at a wedding reception, it makes the bride and groom's choice of a Saints and Sinners theme all the more macabre. There are no means of identification and nobody knows the victim. The bride is convinced someone is trying to sabotage her big day. The groom is sure it's a dreadful mistake. It's up to brilliant psychologist Alex Delaware and LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis to uncover the truth.
Before I find you, Ali Knight
Maggie Malone runs a private detective agency specialising in catching those who cheat. Helene is a beautiful wife and doting stepmother, with a seemingly perfect marriage to Gabe Moreau - until she sees something that threatens her family. Alice is a perfect daughter. Apple of her father's eye and kind stepchild to Helene, she lives a sheltered but happy life. But then she finds a note on her father's desk: 'You owe me. I'm not going away.
The three of us, Kim Lock
A life lived in the shadows. A love that should never have been hidden. In the small suburb of Gawler, South Australia, the tang of cut grass and eucalyptus seems to mingle perpetually on the warm air. The neat houses perched under the big gum trees on Church Street have been home to many over the long years. Years of sprinklers stuttering over clipped lawns, children playing behind low brick walls. A seemingly endless stream of youthful paperboys. Family barbecues.
A cuckoo in Candle Lane, Kitty Neale
When Elsie and Bert Jones move with their children, Ann and Arthur, to Candle Lane, a modest street in Battersea, they miss their comfortable house in Wimbledon. But the move is the right thing to do, as it will enable Bert to finance his new removal business. They are a warm-hearted family, and Elsie soon makes friends with her less fortunate neighbour, Ruth and her daughter Sally. But before long Elsie realises that all is not well in the house next door...
Becoming Belle, Nuala O'Connor
In 1887, Isabel Bilton is the eldest of three daughters of a middle-class family. Escaping the countryside for London, nineteen-year-old Isabel takes the city by storm. As Belle, the star of a dancing double act, she reigns over the Empire Theatre and the Corinthian Club, where she falls in love with an aristocrat and becomes the Countess of Clancarty - dubbed 'the peasant countess' by the press. Becoming Belle is the story of Belle's rapid ascent and the people that tried to tear her down.
Free to trade, Michael Ridpath
It was a deal to die for. And somebody will. Paul Murray is an ex-Olympic runner, so his training is perfect for the rigours of multi-million dollar bond trading in the City of London. The pace is breakneck, the smell of success intoxicating. Then the body of his colleague Debbie is fished out of the Thames and Paul's world is turned upside down. He begins a dangerous, chaotic tumble into the darker side of trading.
The road to Grantchester, James Runcie
1938. Eighteen-year-old Sidney Chambers is dancing with Amanda Kendall at her brother's birthday party at the Caledonian Club. No one can believe that there could ever be another war. Returning to London seven years later, Sidney has gained a Military Cross, and lost his best friend. The carefree youth that he and his friends were promised has been blown apart - and Sidney, carrying a terrible, secret guilt, must decide what to do with the rest of his life.
Dear Laura, Jean Stubbs
Wimbledon, England, 1889. When Theodore Crozier is found dead the neighbourhood hopes the cause may be suicide, if only to spare further pain for both his dutiful wife Laura and beloved brother Titus. However there is more to the matter - a whisper of murder... Inspector John Joseph Lintott of Scotland Yard is sent in to investigate, and the further he delves into the mystery the more tangled it becomes.
Overkill, Vanda Symon
Mataura is a small town in rural New Zealand where, apart from the odd tractor theft, nothing very interesting happens. But when the body of a young mother is found washed up on the banks of the Mataura River, the small rural community is rocked by her tragic suicide. All is not what it seems, however. Sam Shephard, sole-charge police constable in the town, soon discovers the death was no suicide and has to face the realisation that there is a killer in town.
Love and marriage, Margaret Thornton
1957. Newly-wed Val Walker is looking forward to starting a family. Her best friend, the previously flighty Cissie, is expecting her second child, content to settle down to full-time motherhood. Their mutual friend Janice, is engaged to boyfriend Paul. But life doesn't always turn out as one would expect. Val doesn't find it as easy as she'd expected to fall pregnant. Cissie is jealous when her husband Walter takes an interest in a new female colleague.

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The heroes, Joe Abercrombie
Over three bloody days of battle, the fate of the North will be decided. But with both sides riddled by intrigues, follies, feuds and petty jealousies, it is unlikely to be the noblest hearts, or even the strongest arms that prevail. Three men. One battle. No heroes.
Slay in your lane: the black girl bible, Yomi Adegoke
The long-awaited, inspirational guide to life for a generation of black British women inspired to make lemonade out of lemons, and find success in every area of their lives. Elle's 12 addictive books you have to read to get through in 2018. Metro's best new books you have to get through in 2018. BBC's hotly anticipated debut authors for 2018. 'Black women today are well past making waves - we're currently creating something of a tsunami.
How to read a book, Mortimer Jerome Adler
How to Read a Book is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader, completely rewritten and updated with new material. Originally published in 1940, this book is a rare phenomenon, a living classic that introduces and elucidates the various levels of reading and how to achieve them'from elementary reading, through systematic skimming and inspectional reading, to speed reading.
The little vintage carousel by the sea, Jaimie Admans
What if one moment could change your life forever? Ness has almost resigned herself to being single forever, when she catches sight of the most gorgeous man she's ever seen on the train to work.
The little wedding island, Jaimie Admans
'Will you... pretend to marry me?' Bonnie Haskett loves everything about weddings. She loves her job at a national bridal magazine and even has a deposit down on her dream dress. The only problem? She doesn't have a fiancé! So when Bonnie is sent to Edelweiss Island, known as 'The Little Wedding Island', it's a dream come true. She's heard the rumours, every wedding that takes place in the tiny chapel ends in a happy-ever-after.
Qurán: the universal message, Syed Zahoor Ahmad
The Mujahidin, (Al-Qaeda & Taliban) yesteryears darlings who conferred a momentous favor on the United States and the West, are todays terrorists (which now includes ISIS fighters.
The weight of our sky, Hanna Alkaf
Melati Ahmad believes that she harbours a djinn inside her, one who threatens her with horrific images of her mother's death unless she adheres to an elaborate ritual of counting and tapping to keep him satisfied. On the evening of May 13th, 1969, racial tensions in her home city of Kuala Lumpur boil over. The Chinese and Malays are at war, and Mel and her mother become separated.
Dangerous waters, Anne Allen
At sixteen Jeanne was almost killed in a boating accident which brought heart-breaking family tragedy. Now, fifteen years later, Jeanne returns reluctantly to the island of Guernsey following the death of her beloved grandmother. Struggling for breath as the ferry nears the island; she is overwhelmed by a dark foreboding as hazy memories of that terrible day resurface. Only returning to sell her inheritance - her grandmother's old cottage - Jeanne has no intention of picking up her old life.
Pinch of Nom: 100 slimming, home-style recipes, Kate Allinson
Get set for the first cookbook from the founders of the UK's most visited food blog. Sharing delicious home-style recipes with a hugely engaged online community, has helped millions of people to cook well and lose weight. The Pinch of Nom cookbook can help novice and experienced home-cooks slim down while enjoying exciting, flavourful and satisfying meals.There are 100 incredible recipes in the book, 33 of which are vegetarian.
The old devils, Kingsley Amis
Age has done everything except mellow the characters in Kingsley Amis. The Old Devils confronts the attrition of ageing with rare candour, sympathy, and moral intelligence.
All I ever need is you, Bella Andre
Seattle architect Adam Sullivan is well known for his brilliant historic building restorations--and for having absolutely no interest in love and marriage. He's happy for his siblings and cousins who have found true love, but though they're clearly hellbent on seeing him settled, his family is just going to have to accept that Cupid's arrow will be skipping this Sullivan. That is, until he meets Kerry Dromoland...
Falling in love all over again, Bella Andre
Lori "Naughty" Sullivan has always been a force of nature–and marriage to Grayson Tyler, her sexy cowboy, hasn't mellowed her out one bit. She's still dancing in stilettos, laughing too loud, and lovingly plotting new ways to drive her husband crazy. It's almost time for their most exciting adventure yet, and Lori can't wait for the next phase of their lives to begin–as parents. Especially when she's certain that Grayson is going to be the best father ever.
Broken glass, V C Andrews
Haylee and Kaylee Fitzgerald are twin sisters who have been forced to be identical in every way by their domineering mother. She insists they wear the same clothes, eat the same food, get the same grades, and have all the same friends. But both are growing weary of her obsession with their similarities, so when they finally attend high school, they find little ways to highlight their independence.
The mirror sisters, V C Andrews
Alike in every single way ... with one dark exception. As identical twins, their mother insists that everything about them be identical: their clothes, their toys, their friends & he number of letters in their names: Haylee Blossom Fitzgerald and Kaylee Blossom Fitzgerald. If one gets a hug, the other must, too. If one gets punished, the other must be, too.
Shattered memories, V C Andrews
In this finale of the darkly gothic Mirror Sisters trilogy, one twin fears her reunion with sister dearest-from the legendary New York Times bestselling author of Flowers in the Attic and My Sweet Audrina (now Lifetime movies). For fans of Ruth Ware (The Woman in Cabin 10) and Liane Moriarty (Big Little Lies). They share an unbreakable bond... An inescapable bond. As identical twins, Haylee and Kaylee Fitzgerald have always done things in exactly the same way.
Never letting go: heal grief with help from the other side, Mark Anthony
We all suffer the loss of a loved one. This uplifting book will guide you on your journey through grief and inspire you with evidence of the afterlife. A practicing lawyer for over two decades, Mark Anthony is also a gifted medium who has worked with thousands of clients. He shares incredible true stories of contact with spirits and their enduring messages of forgiveness, gratitude, and acceptance.
The last thing I told you, Emily Arsenault
Shortly after she returns to her hometown, Nadine Raines' former therapist is found dead in his office, and the detective on the case suspects she's involved.
A lord apart, Jane Ashford
"After his parents' sudden death, Daniel Frith, Viscount Whitfield, is struggling to unravel a web of chaotic family records. He is astonished to learn his father's will contains a mysterious legacy: a house left to a complete stranger. He knows nothing about the beautiful Penelope Pendleton and he's not sure he wants to...until she turns out to be a whiz at all those nasty tasks involved in estate administration... Penelope has no idea why Rose Cottage was left to her.
Eat to beat illness: a simple way to cook and live the healthiest, happiest life, Rupy Aujla
Eat to Beat Illness distils actionable ideas for daily life to teach you how to use food to trigger and amplify your defences against illness. Accompanying the advice there are 80 new delicious recipes. In Dr Rupy's second book he builds on the message that what you choose to put on your plate is one of the most important health interventions you can make. Food can not only affect our likelihood of disease but it can lengthen our lives, change our mood and even affect the expression of our DNA.
Must love babies, Lynnette Austin
Brant Wylder is a bachelor and loving it! He's in Misty Bottoms, Georgia, property-hunting for his vintage car repair shop when he gets the call. His sister's been in an accident, and Brant has to drop everything and take care of his five-month-old nephew. That's the end of the bachelor lifestyle. Bridal boutique owner Molly Stiles is all business all the time, until she sees that Brant's in trouble. In this Southern town, nobody ever has to go it alone.
Europe, Alexis Averbuck
Enjoy the breath-taking views of Paris' Eiffel Tower, eat pizza in one of Rome's lively piazzas, or watch a magical sunset on the Greek Island of Santorini; all with your trusted travel companion.
We, the survivors, Tash Aw
The hand of Kali box set, T G Ayer
Fire & shadow: Normal people sneak out to a party and have fun. Maya Rao ends the evening by incinerating the guy who attacks her. Nik Lucas, sexy, new in town and totally forbidden, happens to walk in on her. Normal guys would run for the hills. Nik knows a whole lot more than he's telling. Maya doesn't believe the gods are real, doesn't waste her time with mere mythology.
The terrible two's last laugh, Mac Barnett
It's Miles and Niles's final year at Yawnee Valley Science and Letters Academy, and the Terrible Two have one goal: an epic prank. Something big, something brilliant, something that will leave a lasting legacy at their school. Which should be easy-peasy for these experts, especially now that their principal has gone from archnemesis to pranking protégé.
You will be safe here, Damian Barr
The missing heir, Tracy Barrett
Xena and Xander Holmes, an American brother and sister living in London, use clues from their ancestor Sherlock Holmes' casebook to help classmate Alice Banders, who goes missing following the announcement that she will be crowned queen of Borogovia after her thirteenth birthday.
The Self-Esteem Team's guide to sex, drugs and WTFs?, Grace Barrett
With a foreword by Zoella. Sometimes being a teenager can seem like a relentless merry-go-round of people telling you how to dress and behave, who to be friends with, what grades you must get in order to avoid a destiny of failure and, most importantly, why you're spectacularly effing it all up. The Self-Esteem Team know this because they were teenagers once.
Beneath the world, a sea, Chris Beckett
Yoga for healthy aging: a guide to lifelong well-being, Baxter Bell
"Everyone would like to age as heathfully as possible and now numerous studies confirm what many yoga practitioners have known for a long time: yoga practice has a remarkable impact on physical and mental health–and spiritual well-being–as you grow older. Yoga for Healthy Aging is the most accessible and usable guide available on how yoga can address concerns related to strength, flexibility, balance, agility, cardiovascular health, brain health, and stress management, among other issues.
Yoga for beginners: yoga poses for strength, weight loss, and inner peace, Grace Bell
The practice of yoga provides many benefits for your physical, mental, and emotional health. Not only does it stretch your body, burn calories, and help you look better, it also gives you a holistic approach to physical fitness and well-being. Yoga can supplement an existing exercise plan and it's great for people who want to achieve inner peace and happiness.This book will make it easy for you to get started with yoga.
How to be here: a guide to creating a life worth living, Rob Bell
"Rob Bell shows us how to discover the greatness we were born for, successfully pursue our dreams, find our path, and live confident, fulfilled lives. Rob Bell believes that each of us has a path, a calling–whether it's writing a novel, starting a business, joining a band, or simply becoming a volunteer. But many people are afraid to start on that path. Who are we to do that? Bell counters, Why not you? We need to learn to turn off the internal and external critics and leap.
Evening in paradise: more stories, Lucia Berlin
A careful selection of 22 previously uncollected stories from the short-story master and literary sensation Lucia Berlin. From Texas to Chile, Mexico to New York City, Berlin finds beauty in the darkest places and darkness in the seemingly pristine.
Switzerland: inspire, Caroline Bishop
A breath after drowning, Alice Blanchard
Sixteen years ago, Kate Wolfe's young sister Savannah was brutally murdered. Forced to live with the guilt of how her own selfishness put Savannah in harm's way, Kate was at least comforted by the knowledge that the man responsible was on death row. But when she meets a retired detective who is certain that Kate's sister was only one of many victims of a serial killer, Kate must face the possibility that Savannah's murderer walks free.
The anxiety & phobia workbook, Edmund J Bourne
"Now in its sixth edition and recommended by therapists worldwide, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has been the unparalleled, essential resource for people struggling with anxiety and phobias for almost thirty years. Living with anxiety, panic disorders, or phobias can make you feel like you aren't in control of your life. If you're ready to tackle the fears that hold you back, this book is your go-to guide.
The terrible thing that happened to Barnaby Brocket, John Boyne
There's nothing unusual about the Brockets. Normal, respectable, and proud of it, they turn up their noses at anyone strange or different. But from the moment Barnaby Brocket comes into the world, it's clear he's anything but ordinary. To his parents' horror, Barnaby defies the laws of gravity and floats. Desperate to please his parents, Barnaby does his best to keep both feet on the ground but he just can't do it. One fateful day, the Brockets decide enough is enough.
Justice delivered, Patricia Bradley
In a desperate search for her kidnapped niece, Carly Smith comes face to face with her sister's killer and must decide whether to trust her ex-boyfriend, officer Logan Donovan, when he steps in to help.
Boosting self-esteem for dummies, Rhena Branch
Boosting Self-Esteem for DummiesLearn to:Leave behind negative modes of thinkingUnderstand the psychology of self-esteemUse a variety of effective techniques to build self-esteem for a happier and healthier lifeGive yourself a boost with cognitive behavioural therapyCognitive behavioural therapistsRethink your self-image and be comfortable in your own skinFact: even individuals who radiate confidence on the outside can still have low self-esteem.
Dark sky, Mike Brooks
Following on from the events of Dark Run, Ichabod Drift and the crew of the Keiko sign on for a smuggling job to a mining planet. When the skies are closed in by ferocious weather, the miners, badly treated for years by the corporations, stage a rebellion.
Dark deeds, Mike Brooks
Captain Ichabod Drift and his crew find themselves in another mess as a ship-wide vacation leads to their second-in-command taken hostage by the planet's criminal mastermind. After the riotous civil war in Dark Sky, the crew of the Keiko decides to go on vacation at an illegal gambling port for a little fun. What they don't realize is that the casinos are run by an ex-client who didn't get his shipment due to the war.
The healing, Wanda E Brunstetter
Samuel Fisher journeys from Lancaster County to Bluegrass Country, hoping to find a balm for the grief he's carried with him. Will this single father, burdened by yesterday's memories, discover a new and perhaps better life in Kentucky, the land of tomorrow? Esther Beiler, who helps watch Samuel's children, develops a crush on Samuel and a true affection for his kids.
The struggle, Wanda E Brunstetter
When Timothy Fisher decides to move his wife, Hannah, and daughter, Mindy, to Christian County, Kentucky, where two of his brothers now reside, Hannah is very reluctant to leave her Amish home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
The journey, Wanda E Brunstetter
Moving from Pennsylvania, finding rewarding work, and leaving a broken romance behind is the best decision Titus Fisher ever made. But is he ready to consider love again when he meets two women: one who seems perfectly suited for any Amish man and one who challenges long held ideas of the woman's role.
Saddle sore, Bonnie Bryant
The girls of the Saddle Club–Stevie Lake, Carole Hanson, and Lisa Atwood–and their friend Emily have headed West to the Bar None Dude Ranch. Emily has cerebral palsy. She's helping the ranch's owner make it accessible to riders with special needs. At the ranch, they meet a girl their own age–a former rider who has lost part of her leg in a motorbike accident. She doesn't plan to get on a horse ever again.
Horse race, Bonnie Bryant
A corrupt official is after more than money - he's after the Saddle Club! Stevie Lake, Carole Hanson and Lisa Atwood are at the racetrack, helping to cool off their friend's sleek Thoroughbred racehorses by walking them. What could be better? Then the girls spot an official somewhere he shouldn't be, taking money from someone he shouldn't be talking to. Worse, the official sees the girls and knows they're on to him. Now the girls are in danger.
Gift horse, Bonnie Bryant
The secret of the stallion, Bonnie Bryant
It's going to be one of the most amazing adventures The Saddle Club has ever had! Stevie, Lisa and Carole are going to horsey England. They'll even ride in a show on the grounds of a real castle. Then Lisa discovers an ancient, unsolved mystery about the duke who once lived in the castle. The duke buried treasure under the stall of his spirited stallion. Tragedy struck – the barn burned down and the stallion perished.
A summer without horses, Bonnie Bryant
When Stevie Lake injures herself and can't ride for a while, the other two members of The Saddle Club, Carole Hanson and Lisa Atwood, make a pact of friendship not to ride until Stevie has recovered. To seal the pact, they decide that if the vow is broken by any of them, they'll have to ask stuck-up Veronica diAngelo to join their club. That will keep them out of the saddle for sure.
All day and a night, Alafair Burke
When psychotherapist Helen Brunswick is murdered in her Park Slope office, the entire city suspects her estranged husband - until the District Attorney's Office receives an anonymous letter. The letter's author knows a detail that police have kept secret: the victim's bones were broken after she was killed, echoing a signature used twenty years earlier by Anthony Amaro, a serial killer serving a life sentence.
Hope & healing for transcending loss: daily meditations for those who are grieving, Ashley Davis Bush
Ashley Davis Bush published Transcending Loss (Berkley) in 1997. Since then she has grown her Transcending Loss brand by becoming a sought-after speaker for professional conferences and by reaching out directly to the bereaved through online communities where she has established tens of thousands of followers. In her new book Hope & Healing for Transcending Loss, Davis Bush offers daily readings–bite-sized lifelines and glimpses of hope for those coping with the death of a loved one.
A tender hope, Amanda Cabot
When a Texas Ranger comes to town on a mission to capture his brother's killers, he finds more than he expected–including a young midwife who may hold the key to the justice he seeks.
The Eternal City, Hall Caine
Set in Rome, the story is a life-affirming allegory about the power of love and commitment to a cause bigger than oneself.
What love sounds like, Alissa Callen
The red dirt road, Alissa Callen
After losing a patient, Dr Fliss Knight returns to small town Woodlea and buys a rundown farm, her confidence and city career in tatters. She intends to live a solitary life and hopes that the slow country pace will help her heal. Pickup rider Hewitt Sinclair is no stranger to how hairy things can get in a rodeo arena. But when he can't save the life of his twin brother, he hangs up his spurs. Determined to provide for his brother's widow and young family, he gives himself no time to grieve.
Up close: a three book selection, Alissa Callen
Three full-length novels about those situations where you find yourself up close and personal. What Love Sounds Like - Alissa Callen: Outback speech pathologist, Mia Windsor, believes her morning from hell is over. Then city-boy Kade Reid strides into her office and announces he and his wide-eyed niece are her new clients. For Kade Reid, money is as important as breathing. But when he becomes an instant father to four-year-old Tilly, he escapes to the only place he was allowed to be a child...
His Christmas cowgirl, Alissa Callen
Headstrong cowgirl Peta Dixon has put her life on hold this Christmas to prove she can run her ranch as well as any man. There isn't anything she can't ride, fix, or stare down, and the only things to scare her are long hemlines and sky-high heels. Self-made rancher Garrett Ross normally doesn't take orders–he gives them. But when asked to step in to act as a temporary foreman on a Montana ranch over the holidays, he can't refuse.
Her mistletoe cowboy, Alissa Callen
Corporate analyst Ivy Bishop intends spending Christmas holed up in an isolated Montana ranch house with only an abandoned puppy for company. When the festive season ends her broken heart might just have had just enough time to heal. Ex-rodeo rider Rhett Dixon has put his playing days behind him. He has something to prove. Despite being the first son in three generations of ranchers, he is determined to succeed in ranching on his own merits.
Her mistletoe cowboy, Alissa Callen
Corporate analyst, Ivy Bishop, intends spending Christmas holed up in an isolated Montana ranch house with only an abandoned puppy for company. When the festive season ends her broken heart might just have had just enough time to heal. Ex-rodeo rider, Rhett Dixon, has put his playing days behind him. He has something to prove. Despite being the first son in three generations of ranchers, he is determined to succeed in ranching on his own merits.
His outback cowgirl, Alissa Callen
Australian cowgirl Bridie Willis travels to Montana to escape the pain of losing her father. Headstrong and determined, she plans to spend the summer alone photographing wild animals. Instead she finds herself saddled with a stubborn cowboy as a back-country guide. Ethan Morgan has been shaped by a childhood spent on the run. Cautious, steady and conservative, he is tasked with ensuring the beautiful, risk taking cowgirl doesn't ditch him or come to any harm.
Her big sky cowboy, Alissa Callen
Sometimes Mr. Wrong is Mr. Right. Speech therapist Trinity Redfern knows her perfect match is out there somewhere. And when she finds him he'll be articulate, well-dressed and most of all he will let her call the shots. Reclusive rancher Zane Nash has heeded life's lessons. Never trust anyone, especially a woman. But when he becomes an instant father to five-year-old Finn, he must trust the sassy speech therapist who takes over his ranch for the summer.
The overnight kidnapper, Andrea Camilleri
After a hectic morning, Inspector Montalbano arrives in his office ready to find out what's troubling Vigata this week. What he discovers is unnerving. A woman on her way home from work has been held up at gunpoint, chloroformed and kidnapped, but then released just hours later unharmed and with all her possessions into the open countryside. Later that day, Montalbano hears from Enzo, owner of his favourite restaurant, that his niece has recently been the victim of the exact same crime.
Power play, Rick Campbell
The Russians have their newest class of nuclear attack submarine and is taking it, K-561 Kazan, on a shakedown cruise. Unbeknownst to them, however, this new submarine is being followed by an American submarine, the USS Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh is to gather any intelligence they can on this new Russian submarine while avoiding detection by the Russians. But what first appears to be the rollout of a new type of submarine, might well be something completely different.
Treason, Rick Campbell
A military coup in Russia leads to a swift invasion of former Soviet territories–while the U.S. has been rendered powerless to respond. In Russia, the military is anxious to assert its military strength and regain its role as a superpower. The Russian President refuses to greenlight a bold plan to disable American strategic nuclear capability and retake Ukraine and the Baltic States, fearing the potential consequences of involving nuclear weapons.
The $1000 project, Canna Campbell
Financial planner Canna Campbell saved $32,000 in twelve months by using her unique strategy of bundling - saving and earning extra money in small, achievable parcels of $1000. Now she wants to empower you to get the same results! Drawing on material from her popular YouTube channel and website, here Canna shares all of her tips and tricks for saving and earning additional money, as well as advice for turning these savings into long-term passive income through savvy investments.
Desperate intentions, Carla Cassidy
Troy Anderson has steered clear of other people since tragedy changed the trajectory of his life. But when Eliza Burke and her children move in next door, he's unable to ignore the sweet family - especially when it becomes clear there's more to the house Eliza inherited than anyone suspected. As Troy and Eliza dig up the past, they'll have to face things they both hoped would stay buried.
Break free from OCD, Fiona Challacombe
Are you plagued by obsessive thoughts, rituals or routines? Would you like to regain control over your behaviour and cast your fears aside? Whether you are compelled to wash your hands more and more thoroughly or feel the need to keep checking that you've turned off appliances, obsessive worries can be a drain on daily life. However, you don't need to suffer any more.
Love in store, Vannetta Chapman
It's never too late for love, but danger could spoil the heart's plans. Stella Schrock works at the Old Mill in Nappanee, Indiana, with new employee David Stoltzfus, a recent widower. When strange happenings begin occurring around town, it appears as if someone wants to close the mill.
An unseen attraction, K J Charles
Lodging-house keeper Clem Talleyfer prefers a quiet life. He's happy with his hobbies, his work–and especially with his lodger Rowley Green, who becomes a friend over their long fireside evenings together. If only neat, precise, irresistible Mr. Green were interested in more than friendship. . . . Rowley just wants to be left alone–at least until he meets Clem, with his odd, charming ways and his glorious eyes. Two quiet men, lodging in the same house, coming to an understanding . . .
An unsuitable heir, K J Charles
A private detective finds passion, danger, and the love of a lifetime when he hunts down a lost earl in Victorian London. On the trail of an aristocrat's secret son, enquiry agent Mark Braglewicz finds his quarry in a music hall, performing as a trapeze artist with his twin sister. Graceful, beautiful, elusive, and strong, Pen Starling is like nobody Mark's ever met–and everything he's ever wanted. But the long-haired acrobat has an earldom and a fortune to claim.
An unnatural vice, K J Charles
In the sordid streets of Victorian London, unwanted desire flares between two bitter enemies brought together by a deadly secret. Crusading journalist Nathaniel Roy is determined to expose spiritualists who exploit the grief of bereaved and vulnerable people. First on his list is the so-called Seer of London, Justin Lazarus. Nathaniel expects him to be a cheap, heartless fraud.
The secret casebook of Simon Feximal, KJ Charles
A note to the Editor. Dear Henry,I have been Simon Feximal's companion, assistant and chronicler for twenty years now, and during that time my Casebooks of Feximal the Ghost-Hunter have spread the reputation of this most accomplished of ghost-hunters far and wide.You have asked me often for the tale of our first meeting, and how my association with Feximal came about. I have always declined, because it is a story too private to be truthfully recounted, and a memory too precious to be falsified.
That's so gay!: challenging homophobic bullying, Jonathan Charlesworth
What is homophobic bullying and what do you do about it? Are you eager to challenge homophobic name-calling in your school? This is a practical guide to dealing with homophobic bullying in all its guises, working with those who bully and supporting those who are bullied. A matter-of-fact resource to help create safer, more inclusive environments.
The mood gym: overcoming depression and anxiety with cognitive behaviour therapy, Helen Christensen
The shadow glass, Rin Chupeco
Tea is a bone witch. Her dark magic can raise the dead, and she has used this magic to breathe life into those she has loved and lost– and those who would join her army against the deceitful royals. But Tea's quest to conjure a shadowglass, which would grant immortality for the one person she loves most in the world, threatens to consume her heart. When she is left with new blood on her hands, Tea must answer to a power greater than she's ever known.
The EFT manual, Dawson Church
Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is one of the most popular psychology self-help methods, used by over 10 million people worldwide. EFT uses the body's natural stress-reduction points to produce lasting change. Tapping on these points according to the easy-to-follow EFT "basic recipe" has been demonstrated to rapidly reduce anxiety, depression, phobias, and other conditions.
There's money where your mouth is: a complete insider's guide to earning income and building a career in voice-overs, Elaine A Clark
Voices are increasingly in demand for commercials, cartoon characters, announcements, and other spots. This outstanding handbook explains how to launch a career and work. Along with sample commercials and script copy, the author gives advice on vocal exercises, self-promotion, and business matters.
In lieu of flowers: a conversation for the living, Nancy Cobb
"Grieving is as natural as breathing, for if we have lived and loved, surely we will grieve. . . ." Nancy Cobb meets death in the most vital of places 'in the lives of everyday people' and in doing so has found a way to infuse this darkest subject with light. Her candour and refreshing perspective make the deaths of those she has loved 'and death itself' a subject to explore rather than to avoid.
Falling, Julie Cohen
Honor's secret threatens to rob her of the independence she's guarded ferociously for eighty years. Jo's secret could smash apart the 'normal' family life she's fought so hard to build. Lydia's secret could bring her love - or the loss of everything that matters to her. One summer's day, grandmother, mother and daughter's secrets will collide in a single dramatic moment.
The seven T's: finding hope and healing in the wake of tragedy, Judy Collins
Beloved singer-songwriter Judy Collins draws on her personal experience with her son's suicide to guide readers through grieving the loss of a loved one who has died under tragic circumstances. The death of a loved one is always painful and the grieving process complex and profound. Yet when the loss occurs under tragic circumstances, there is a whole other set of emotional variables that the people left behind must face.
The secret beneath the veil, Dani Collins
"You may kiss the bride." With five little words, Mikolas Petrides secures a vital business merger and finally repays his grandfather for rescuing him from the horrors of his childhood. But when he lifts his new bride's veil, it's not the woman he was expecting! Viveka Brice will do anything to protect her little sister, even pretend to marry a stranger. Her deception revealed, she flees the wedding, but is soon confronted by Mikolas.
Banish your body image thief: a cognitive behavioural therapy workbook on building positive body image for young people, Kate Collins-Donnelly
This imaginative workbook is full of activities and strategies to build a positive body image. Using cognitive behavioural techniques, it shows how to banish negative thoughts and feelings and build self-esteem, positive beliefs and a healthy body image. Suitable for young people aged 10+ to work through alone or with a parent or practitioner.
Through the dark forest: transforming your life in the face of death, Carolyn Conger
It's never too late to transform your life. A practical and deeply healing guide to becoming whole and finding peace during the most difficult time of life.
The hat shop on the corner, Marita Conlon-McKenna
Hats! Hats! Hats! Upbrims, sidesweeps, silks, ribbons and trims all become part of Ellie's life when she inherits the little hat shop on Dublin's South Anne Street. But the city is changing and Ellie must decide if she wants to follow the hat-making tradition of her mother or accept a generous offer to sell the shop.
Off limits, Clare Connelly
Billionaire Jack Grant is totally off-limits to Gemma Picton. He's wild, deliciously dangerous...and her boss. When working late turns X-rated, it's better than her wildest imaginings–and Gemma's imagined a lot! But Jack has major emotional baggage, so when Gemma starts wanting to heal his heart as well as enjoy his body, she knows she's in big trouble.
Bought for the billionaire's revenge, Clare Connelly
Innocent socialite Marnie Kenington was devastated when her parents forced her to spurn Nikos Kyriazis. She's never forgotten him, nor his raw sensuality. So years later, when Nikos insists on a meeting, Marnie's heart leaps...until Nikos strikes a cold, hard deal. Her family is on the verge of bankruptcy and he will rescue them–if she becomes his wife! Marnie's rejection drove self-made billionaire Nikos to unimaginable success. Now, he'll take his revenge.
Made in Scotland: my grand adventures in a wee country, Billy Connolly
All roads lead home.'After my knighthood was announced,a woman from the BBC came to Glasgow to interview me. We sat down in a lovely hotel in a nice part of town, and she hit me with her first question- "This must mean a lot to you, with you coming from nothing?" I looked at her, and I laughed."I did'nae come from nothing, "I told her. "I come from something." I grew up in the tenements of post-war Glasgow.
Blackout, Andrew Cope
The purrrfect spy is prowling a neighbourhood near you. Shakespeare, the Spy Cat, is standing in for Lara and her Spy Pups once again. This time evil oldies are intent on destroying the internet and returning Britain to 'the good old days' where life was slower and young people respected their elders.
Secret Santa, Andrew Cope
LARA is a SPY DOG for life, not just for Christmas ... But this December LARA (that's Licensed Assault and Rescue Animal to you) and her pups Spud and Star are hot on the trail of an evil computer hacker.
Safari, Andrew Cope
The purrrfect spy is prowling a neighbourhood near you. When talented and special animals start going missing across Britain, the Cook family know it's another job for their resident spy pets. Lara might be sure that the dogs can handle the case alone, but not everything goes according to the Spy Pups' plan. Can Spy Cat Shakespeare prove his worth and save the Spy Pups' tails? And maybe even answer the age-old question.
8 keys to recovery from an eating disorder: effective strategies from therapeutic practice and personal experience, Carolyn Costin
If you restrict, binge, purge, excessively diet or weigh yourself, exercise compulsively, or engage routinely and obsessively in any other food or weight related behaviors, this book will help you find the road to recovery. The authors, one a former patient of the other, both have their own histories battling the disorder.
Foul deeds will rise, Greg Cox
Star Trek 2288. Twenty years ago, the deadly daughter of Kodos the Executioner tried to kill Kirk, but she has since been declared sane and rehabilitated. Kirk wants to give her the benefit of the doubt and a second chance at life, but when a mysterious assassination threatens the already fragile peace process, all clues point toward Lenore-and the future of two worlds hangs in the balance.
Tashkent crisis, William Craig
Opposing superpowers play a deadly game of brinkmanship in this Cold War thriller. The Soviet Union delivers an ultimatum to the president of the United States: Surrender unconditionally within 72 hours or a secret weapon of unprecedented capabilities will take millions of American lives. President William Mellon Stark ran on a campaign of peace and kept his promises, slashing the military budget and pouring millions into domestic programs.
Feminists don't wear pink and other lies: amazing women on what the F word means to them, Scarlett Curtis
A collection of writing from extraordinary women, from Hollywood actresses to teenage activists, each telling the story of their personal relationship with feminism, this book explores what it means to be a woman from every point of view. Often funny, sometimes surprising, and always inspiring, this book aims to bridge the gap between the feminist hashtag and the scholarly text by giving women the space to explain how they actually feel about feminism.
Run you down, Julia Dahl
The second book in the Rebekah Roberts series - a taut mystery and a brilliant exploration of the demons we inherit... Aviva Kagan was just a teenager when she left her Hasidic Jewish life in Brooklyn for a fling with a smiling college boy from Florida. A few months later she was pregnant, engaged to be married and trapped in a life she never imagined. So, shortly after the birth of her daughter she disappeared.
Conviction, Julia Dahl
Journalist Rebekah Roberts works at New York City's sleaziest tabloid, but dreams of bigger things. When she receives a letter from a convicted murderer claiming his innocence, she sees both a story she can't ignore and, possibly, a chance. Twenty-two years earlier, just after the Crown Heights riots exploded between the black and Jewish neighbourhoods in Brooklyn, DeShawn Perkins was convicted of the brutal murder of his adoptive family.
Invisible city, Julia Dahl
Fresh out of journalism school, Rebekah Roberts is working for the New York Tribune, trying to make a name for herself. Assigned a story about the murder of a woman in Brooklyn, Rebekah finds a case from inside a closed, secretive Hasidic Jewish community - the same Brooklyn neighbourhood her estranged mother was brought up in.
The enormous crocodile, Roald Dahl
This crocodile has an enormous appetite and boasts that he is going to eat a nice juicy child for lunch. Fortunately for the children, the other animals in the jungle see through the crocodile's cunning disguises.
Roald Dahl's scrumdiddlyumptious story collection: six marvellous stories Including The BFG and five other stories, Roald Dahl
Six Roald Dahl favourites come together in this very special collection: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, Danny the Champion of the World, George's Marvellous Medicine, The BFG and The Twits. Complete with fun and fascinating extra material offering a sneak peek into the wonderful world of Dahl, this is a collection to treasure forever.
Reunion at Cardwell Ranch, B J Daniels
The last of his clan to come home to Big Sky, Montana, Laramie Cardwell wasn't planning to spend the holidays chasing an elusive cat burglar. He's stunned to discover that the masked, black-clad figure he tackles to the snowy ground is a woman. After a distracting and sizzling kiss, she flees Laramie, who's knocked senseless by the culprit.
Cardwell Christmas crime scene, B J Daniels
Dee Anna Justice had thought that her convict father was her only living relative. Now Walter Justice, fearing for his daughter's safety, urges her to seek out her cousins in Montana. Calling in a decades-old debt, he also enlists private investigator Beau Tanner to protect her. Despite their fiery attraction, she resents the bodyguard her dad foists on her. Trust doesn't come easy to DJ.
Once upon a winter's eve, Tessa Dare
Violet is a quiet girl. She speaks six languages, but seldom raises her voice. The gentlemen aren't beating down her door. Until the night of the Spindle Cove Christmas ball, when a mysterious stranger crashes into the ballroom and collapses at Violet's feet. He's wet, chilled, bleeding, and speaking in an unfamiliar tongue. Only Violet understands him. And she knows he's not what he seems. She has one night to draw forth the secrets of this dangerously handsome rogue.
The good daughter: my mother's hidden life, Jasmin Darznik
Second summer, Shirleen Davies
The Chairman of both the MacLaren Cattle Co. and MacLaren Land Development, Heath MacLaren is a success professionally–his personal life is another matter. Following a divorce after a long, loveless marriage, Heath spends his time with women who are beautiful and passionate, yet unable to provide what he longs for . . .. . . Heath has never experienced love even though he witnesses it every day between his younger brother, Jace, and wife, Caroline.
Hearts don't lie, Shirleen Davies
Mitch MacLaren has reasons for avoiding relationships, and in his opinion, they're pretty darn good. As the new president of RTC Bucking Bulls, difficult challenges occur daily. He certainly doesn't need another one in the form of a fiery, blue-eyed, redhead.Dana Ballard's new job forces her to work with the one MacLaren who can't seem to get over himself and lighten up.
Ode to a banker, Lindsey Davis
When a rich banker from an Athenian family becomes patron to a group of struggling writers and is then murdered, Marcus Didius Falco is sent to investigate. His aspirations to become a published poet are put on hold.
Falco: the official companion, Lindsey Davis
'As the girl came running up the steps, I decided she was wearing far too many clothes.' So, in 1989, readers were introduced to Marcus Didius Falco, the Roman informer, as he stood on the steps of the Temple of Saturn, looking out across the Forum: the heart of his world. Twenty years and twenty books later, Falco fans want a companion volume.
Operation Hero's Watch, Justine Davis
Reunited in peril...and united in love? When a stalker haunts Cassidy Grant's every move, she turns to Jace Cahill to keep her safe. Pretty soon Jace realises that his best friend's little sister is all grown up. But with danger looming, can the brilliant guard dog Cutter keep Cassidy safe...
The relaxation & stress reduction workbook, Martha Davis
Since its first publication in 1980, The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook has become the most indispensable resource for effective and up-to-date techniques for relaxing the body and calming the mind. No other book offers easy-to-use, step-by-step instructions for using progressive relaxation, autogenics, self-hypnosis, visualization, mindfulness, acceptance ... and the list goes on. If it means relaxation, it's in this newly revised and updated edition.
It gets worse: a collection of essays, Shane Dawson
Shane Dawson returns with another essay collection, chronicling a mix of real life moments both extraordinary and mortifying, yet always full of heart. Shane Dawson shared some of his best and worst experiences in I Hate Myselfie, the critically acclaimed book that secured his place as a gifted humorist and keen observer of millennial culture. Fans felt as though they knew him after devouring the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal bestseller.
Your baby, your birth: hypnobirthing skills to empower every birth, Hollie De Cruz
No matter how you birth your baby, feel calm and safe with hypnobirthing"This woman is a great healer and birth expert. This book will be brilliant." Russell BrandYour Baby, Your Birth is a truly modern hypnobirthing book for all births. In-demand hypnobirthing coach Hollie de Cruz provides you with the skills and tools to make any birth feel safe, calm, connected and empowering.
Astrophysics for young people in a hurry, Neil De Grasse Tyson
America's most celebrated astrophysicist invites young readers to explore the mysteries of the universe.
The invisible orientation: an introduction to asexuality, Julie Sondra Decker
A growing number of people are identifying as asexual. They aren't sexually attracted to anyone, and they consider it a sexual orientation - like gay, straight, or bisexual. Asexuality is the invisible orientation. Most people believe that "everyone" wants sex, that "everyone" understands what it means to be attracted to other people, and that "everyone" wants to date and mate.
It's ok that you're not ok: meeting grief and loss in a culture that doesn't understand, Megan Devine
Having experienced grief from both sides; as a therapist and as a woman who witnessed the accidental drowning of her beloved partner, Devine writes with deep insight about the unspoken truths of loss, love, and healing. She debunks the culturally prescribed goal of returning to a normal, 'happy' life, replacing it with a far healthier middle path, one that invites us to build a life alongside grief rather than seeking to overcome it.
Last seen wearing, Colin Dexter
The silent world of Nicholas Quinn, Colin Dexter
The newly appointed member of the Oxford Examinations Syndicate was deaf, provincial and gifted. Now he is dead. And his murder, in his north Oxford home, proves to be the start of a formidably labyrinthine case for Chief Inspector Morse, as he tries to track down the killer through the insular and bitchy world of the Oxford Colleges.
Last bus to Woodstock, Colin Dexter
The death of Sylvia Kaye figured dramatically in Thursday afternoon's edition of the Oxford Mail. By Friday evening Inspector Morse had informed the nation that the police were looking for a dangerous man–facing charges of willful murder, sexual assault and rape. But as the obvious leads fade into twilight and darkness, Morse becomes more and more convinced that passion holds the key.
Streets of darkness, A A Dhand
The sky over Bradford is heavy with foreboding. It always is. But this morning it has reason to be this morning a body has been found. And it's not just any body. Detective Harry Virdee should be at home with his wife. Impending fatherhood should be all he can think about but he's been suspended from work just as the biggest case of the year lands on what would have been his desk. He can't keep himself away.
Girl zero, A A Dhand
Detective Inspector Harry Virdee wasn't expecting this. But there's no denying that the body lying at his feet is her - Tara, his beloved niece. And although his boss is already removing him from the case, Harry knows there no such thing as too close. He will stop at nothing to find the monster that killed his flesh and blood. But before he can, he must tell his brother the news. And there is no predicting what a man on the edge will do when confronted with the worst thing imaginable.
Vita nostra, Serhi? Di?achenko
Our life is brief . . . The definitive English language translation of the internationally best-selling Russian novel - a brilliant dark fantasy combining psychological suspense, enchantment, and terror that makes us consider human existence in a fresh and provocative way. 'A book that has the potential to become a modern classic.'Lev Grossman, best-selling author of The Magicians Our life is brief . . .
Louisiana's way home, Kate DiCamillo
When Louisiana Elefante's granny wakes her up in the middle of the night to tell her that the day of reckoning has arrived and they have to leave home immediately, Louisiana isn't overly worried. After all, Granny has many middle-of-the-night ideas. But this time, things are different. This time, Granny intends for them never to return. Separated from her best friends, Raymie and Beverly, Louisiana struggles to oppose the winds of fate (and Granny) and find a way home.
Hindsight: a crime novel, Peter Dickinson
A writer looks back on his past and discovers the memory of a murder that needs to be solved. It's been forty years since Paul Rogers spent a night at St. Aidan's Preparatory School in Sussex and he believes he has forgotten nearly everything that happened there.
The blue hawk, Peter Dickinson
In an ancient kingdom, a boy and his hawk challenge the gods. All his life, Tron has been destined to join the priests who rule his strange desert kingdom. When the old king grows sick, a ritual is called for to restore his health: the sacrifice of a blue hawk, the symbol of the god Gdu. For the first time, Tron is chosen to take part in the ritual. Just before the bird is sacrificed, the young priest notices that its eyes are cloudy.
The legend of Korra. Turf wars, Michael Dante DiMartino
"Relishing their newfound feelings for each other, Korra and Asami leave the Spirit World, but find nothing in Republic City but political hijinks and human vs. spirit conflict. A pompous developer plans to turn the new spirit portal into an amusement park, potentially severing an already tumultuous connection with the spirits.
Rebel Genius, Michael Dante DiMartino
"In twelve-year-old Giacomo's Renaissance-inspired world, art is powerful, dangerous, and outlawed. Every artist possesses a Genius, a birdlike creature that is the living embodiment of an artist's creative spirit. Those caught with one face severe punishment, so when Giacomo discovers he has a Genius, he knows he's in big trouble"– Provided by publisher.
The legend of Korra. Turf wars. Part two, Michael Dante DiMartino
Returning to the Spirit World, Korra and the Airbenders discover that it has become a barren landscape, meanwhile on the outskirts of the portal General Iroh's choice to establish a military presence threatens the balance of human and spirit relations.
Warrior genius, Michael Dante DiMartino
Giacomo, his fellow artists and their teacher flee to an Asian-inspired world of Genius warriors, where a power-hungry leader recruits them to track down the next Sacred Tool.
The princess in his bed, Lila DiPasqua
The Marquis's New Clothes: To save her cousin, Aimee de Miran must retrieve a jeweled ring from the most sinfully seductive man at court, the unsuspecting Marquis de Nattes. But to search his considerable wardrobe she'll have to get very close to the notorious rake...and remain immune to his intoxicating charm. Adam de Vey, Marquis de Nattes, has secretly burned for his best friend's wife for years.
The house of crows, P C Doherty
1380. As the king's parliament debates whether to grant money supplies to the Regent for his war against the French, John of Gaunt orders Sir John Cranston and Brother Athelstan to investigate the murder of the Shrewsbury representatives, as the assassin must be caught before parliament suspects the Regent himself.
Your subconscious brain can change your life: overcome obstacles, heal your body, and reach any goal with a revolutionary technique, Mike Dow
Mike Dow offers a groundbreaking approach to activate the subconscious brain to set yourself free from your past and create a terrific future. Can you remember a time in your life when you felt absolutely confident, happy, and free' Imagine what your life would be like if you could live in that space... In this book, Dr. Mike Dow shares a groundbreaking, life-changing program he created: Subconscious Visualization Technique (SVT).
The secret language of girls, Frances O'Roark Dowell
In the old days, when Kate had no interest in romance, she never cared what other people thought. Now, it appeared, love was turning her into a rotten human being. Eleven-year-old Kate Faber wishes she could talk to her best friend, Marylin, about this. But Marylin is no longer her best friend.
The kind of friends we used to be, Frances O'Roark Dowell
Kate and Marylin are smack dab in the middle of middle school - seventh grade - and they know they can never be best friends like they used to be. Marylin is a middle school cheerleader obsessed with popularity and hairstyles, and Kate is the exact opposite with her combat boots and hankering to learn guitar and write her own songs. Still, Kate and Marylin yearn to find some middle ground for their friendship - but it's harder than they ever imagined.
Vampire Academy: a graphic novel, Leigh Dragoon
After two years on the run, best friends Rose and Lissa are caught and returned to St. Vladimir's Academy, a private high school for vampires and half-bloods. It's filled with intrigue, danger - and even romance.
Sikkim: requiem for a Himalayan kingdom, Andrew Duff
A remarkable piece of detective work. In addition to fascinating human stories, the book is a very valuable addition to how the Cold War played out in South Asia, and to the history of the foreign policies of China, India and the US.This is a superbly researched work and packed full of extraordinary characters straight out of a James Bond novel, with appearances from Indira Gandhi, Henry Kissinger, Zho.
Birth marks, Sarah Dunant
The tough-as-nails young female sleuth who debuts here is London-based private eye Hannah Wolfe. Hired by an aging former dancer to find a lithe and pretty ballet prodigy who has gone missing, Hannah learns that young Carolyn Hamilton, whose nerves required Valium and whose tender ankles needed medication, has left a trail of impersonal postcards and some hefty credit-card debts.
Wicked saints, Emily A Duncan
A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself. A prince in danger must decide who to trust. A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings. Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war.In a centuries-long war where beauty and brutality meet, their three paths entwine in a shadowy world of spilled blood and mysterious saints, where a forbidden romance threatens to tip the scales between dark and light.
The game of kings, Dorothy Dunnett
It is 1547 and, after five years imprisonment and exile far from his homeland, Francis Crawford of Lymond; scholar, soldier, rebel, nobleman, outlaw, has at last come back to Edinburgh. But for many in an already divided Scotland, where conspiracies swarm around the infant Queen Mary like clouds of midges, he is not welcome. Lymond is wanted for treason and murder, and he is accompanied by a band of killers and ruffians who will only bring further violence and strife.
Blades of magic, Terah Edun
It is not a peaceful time in the Algardis Empire. War is raging between the mages and seventeen-year-old Sara Fairchild will be right in the middle of it. She just doesn't know it yet. Sara is the daughter of a disgraced imperial commander, executed for desertion. Sara is also the best duelist and hand-to-hand combatant in Sandrin. She lives quietly with her family's shame but when challenged about her family's honour, her opponent inevitably loses.
No-waste kitchen gardening: regrow your leftover greens, stalks, seeds, and more, Katie Elzer-Peters
Overcoming trauma through yoga: reclaiming your body, David Emerson
Survivors of trauma whether abuse, accidents, or war can end up profoundly wounded, betrayed by their bodies that failed to get them to safety and that are a source of pain. In order to fully heal from trauma, a connection must be made with oneself, including one s body. The trauma-sensitive yoga described in this book moves beyond traditional talk therapies that focus on the mind, by bringing the body actively into the healing process.
Guiding your child through grief, Mary Ann Emswiler
Early four million children in the U.S. experience the death of a parent or sibling in any given year. This groundbreaking book addresses the tragedy of childhood grief and shows parents how to help their child cope with the death of a parent or sibling.
Barefoot in the dark, Suzanne Enoch
A simple pre-wedding getaway for a "reformed" cat burglar and her wealthy British fiancé - what could go wrong? Except for his contentious family, a crumbling Scottish castle, a legendary treasure, and a possible haunting, that is. Samantha Jellicoe, jewel thief extraordinaire, is still adjusting to being engaged to Richard Addison, billionaire entrepreneur and very hot British lord.
Junk raft: an ocean voyage and a rising tide of activism to fight plastic pollution, Marcus Eriksen
Over the past several years, the news media has brought the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch"–The famous swirling gyre of plastic litter in the ocean–into the public consciousness. When Marcus Eriksen cofounded the 5 Gyres Institute with his wife, Anna, and set out to study marine pollution, they found that the reality is even more dire: instead of a stable mass of litter, they discovered that a "plastic smog" of microparticles permeates the world's oceans, defying simplistic clean-up efforts.
Yes, I'm hot in this: the hilarious truth about life in a hijab, Huda Fahmy
Popular Instagram cartoonist and Muslim-American Huda Fahmy presents a hilarious, relatable, and painfully honest new collection of comics that break down barriers and show how universal our everyday problems, worries, and joys actually are. At some point in our lives, we've all felt a little out of place. Huda Fahmy has found it's a little more difficult to fade into the crowd when wearing a hijab.
The psychopath inside: a neuroscientist's personal journey into the dark side of the brain, James H Fallon
'The last scan in the pile was strikingly odd. In fact it looked exactly like the most abnormal of the scans I had just been writing about, suggesting that the poor individual it belonged to was a psychopat, or at least shared an uncomfortable amount of traits with one ... When I found out who the scan belonged to, I had to believe there was a mistake ... But there had been no mistake. The scan was mine.
The wall will tell you: the forensics of screenwriting, Hampton Fancher
"In short paragraphs–oracular and enigmatic, hardhitting and concrete–the man Forbes called a "creative genius" writes a guide book like none other for the aspiring screenwriter. Learn how to write living, breathing characters, exciting action and plot, and develop your own artistic vision. And learn how to never compromise that vision, most importantly, with yourself"– Provided by publisher.
Christmas rose: a holiday novella, Marjorie Farrell
The Earl of Meare and his wife have drifted apart because they were unable to conceive a child. A foundling baby is rescued by the earl, and the child at first brings them together. Unfortunately, something overheard drives Lady Meare away from her husband, but the wonder of Christmas will work its magic once more...
A lady's virtue, A S Fenichel
Can a broken engagement ignite the spark of true love? Sylvia Dowder had almost made it to the altar when her fiancé unexpectedly became a viscount, and dropped her like a stale crumpet to make a more "suitable" match. Though Sylvia's heart has been crushed, her spirit has not. She puts her wits and social savvy to use as a secret gossip columnist–and as the Everton Domestic Society's party planner to the ton. Luckily, she's not in danger of ever falling for an aristocrat again...
Wishing on buttercups: a novel: love blossoms in Oregon, Miralee Ferrell
In the sequel to Blowing on Dandelions, Beth Roberts hides her secrets well. But when Jeffery Tucker, who hides his own truths, gets a little too close, it could destroy her life, and her heart.
Olivia Joules and the overactive imagination, Helen Fielding
From the white heat of Miami to the implants of LA, the glittering waters of the Caribbean to the deserts of Arabia, Olivia Joules pits herself against the forces of terror armed only with a hatpin, razor sharp wits and a very special underwired bra.
Record of blood, Sabrina Flynn
An honorable man with a bloody past he can only remember in part, and a woman dead in the eyes of the world, but all too alive.A confessed murderer, and a missing body lures Isobel Kingston into the night, but she finds far more than she bargains for on the foggy dunes. Ambushed and rendered unconscious, she wakes to find herself at the mercy of brutal men. Desperate, she plays her last card: she threatens her captors with the wrath of Atticus Riot.
Conspiracy of silence, Sabrina Flynn
Atticus Riot is left standing over a corpse holding a smoking gun. And he's just realized a dead man could get him killed. Four words hold the key to his partner's murder. Four words marking him and everyone he loves for death. Harried and hunted from all sides, Bel and Riot uncover a web of secrets that ensnares them both. There is only one way out - a gamble so risky that their lives will never be the same.
A bitter draught, Sabrina Flynn
San Francisco, 1900. Isobel has faked her own death, and is relishing her second life, but when a mysterious woman writes her last words in sand, Isobel risks her freedom to uncover the truth. As she plunges into a storm of betrayal, the winds are determined to throw Atticus Riot on her course, and the two detectives collide in a sea of madness and murder.
From the ashes, Sabrina Flynn
Ashes to ashes; dust to dust. Unfortunately, memories aren't so easily buried.San Francisco, 1900. Atticus Riot returns home with death on his heels and grief in his heart. After twenty years of roaming the Barbary Coast, the gambler-turned detective is about to toss the game for good. But man plans and God laughs: the case of a missing heiress draws him in its wake.
How to teach meditation to children: help kids deal with shyness and anxiety and be more focused, creative and self-confident, David Fontana
This is a new edition of the classic guide to teaching meditation to children - one of the first and still one of the best in terms of clarity, practicality and usability. Avoiding religious terminology, it's aimed at both parents and teachers and explains the varying techniques for working with children in different age groups (from 5 upward), offering a wide range of easy-to-follow and effective exercises.
A bad, bad thing, Elena Forbes
Haunted by her past, which she keeps carefully hidden, London homicide detective Eve West has buried herself in her work for many years. But when she stumbles into the midst of a covert police operation, with catastrophic consequences, she is suspended from duty, her reputation in tatters. Help comes from an unexpected source when John Duran – a murderer whom she put behind bars some years earlier – offers to provide proof that she was set up.
Gansett Island boxed set: Books 1-10.5, Marie Force
Fatal reckoning, Marie Force
When tragedy strikes, a cold case suddenly turns hot - and deadly. A peaceful morning is shattered when Washington Metro Police lieutenant Sam Holland's beloved father succumbs to injuries from an unsolved shooting while on duty four years ago. As the community rallies around Sam and her family, one thing becomes crystal clear: her father's death has turned the unsolved case into a homicide - and it's on her to bring her father's killer to justice. But the case has been cold for years...
Slow ride, Lori Foster
You can't put the brakes on love... Ronnie Ashford needs a distraction. In the morning, she has to offer arrogant, conventional Jack Crews a job and convince him not to take it. She doesn't need anyone's help, thank you very much. But tonight is all about the tall, sexy stranger who just walked into the bar, and all the delicious trouble they could get into together. Too bad just as things are heating up between them, he whispers the three words that destroy everything: 'I'm Jack Crews'.
Dangerous choice, Barbara Freethy
FBI Special Agent Diego Rivera is searching for his family when a clue leads him to a quaint Colombian village, which suddenly erupts into violence. Diego is caught in a shooting and discovers an explosive family secret. Tara Powell comes to Colombia to look for her missing friend. When the village priest who's supposed to have information for her is gunned down, she finds herself entangled with Diego, who is on a personal mission of his own.
The art of loving, Erich Fromm
"The Art of Loving is a rich and detailed guide to love–an achievement reached through maturity, practice, concentration, and courage. In the decades since the book's release, its words and lessons continue to resonate"–Publisher.
The rock, the road, and the rabbi: my journey into the heart of scriptural faith and the land where it all began, Kathie Lee Gifford
As a lifelong student of Scripture, Kathie Lee Gifford has always desired a deeper understanding of God's Word and a deeper knowledge of God Himself. But it wasn't until she began studying the biblical texts in their original Hebrew and Greek; along with actually hiking the ancient paths of Israel, that she found the fulfillment of those desires. Now you can walk with Kathie on a journey through the spiritual foundations of her faith.
Minerva's match, Lisette Giroux
Eris: Greek Goddess of Chaos; started the Trojan war by tossing an apple into a party that said to the fairest.Minerva was named after the Roman goddess of Wisdom, Logic, and Strategic Warfare. The Virgin goddess. Minerva Wright has every intention of attaining a healthy spinsterhood, despite half of the Heiresses falling prey to that devil Cupid. She is made of stronger stuff.
Healing a community: lessons for recovery after a large-scale trauma, Melissa Glaser
After the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, local caregivers, civic leaders, and first responders had the daunting task of navigating emotional and physical trauma as they stitched their community back together. The recovery process takes years, and as the coordinator of the Newtown Recovery and Resiliency Team, Melissa Glaser managed the town's response.
The perimenopause handbook: what every women needs to know about the transition from perimenopause into menopause, Andrea Glover
Did you know that perimenopause is a natural transition period that you go through to get to menopause? Not many women know about perimenopause, and it can start any time after the age of thirty-five. Your body is in charge of what happens. What is happening is that your hormone levels are declining as you get ready to stop ovulating and producing an egg every month to have a baby or, if not, to have your period.
The ends of the earth, Robert Goddard
July 1919. Ex-flying ace James 'Max' Maxted's attempt to uncover the secret behind the death of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, murdered while serving as an adviser with the British delegation to the Paris peace conference, has seemingly ended in failure–and his own death. The trail uncovered by him leads to Japan and a mysterious prisoner held by Sir Henry Maxted's old enemy, Count Tomura.
The ways of the world, Robert Goddard
1919. The eyes of the world are on Paris, where statesmen, diplomats and politicians have gathered to discuss the fate of half the world's nations in the aftermath of the cataclysm that was the Great War. A horde of journalists, spies and opportunists have also gathered in the city and the last thing the British diplomatic community needs at such a time is the mysterious death of a senior member of their delegation.
Star Wars Battlefront II. Inferno squad, Christie Golden
After the humiliating theft of the Death Star plans and the destruction of the battle station, the Empire is on the defensive. In retaliation, the elite Imperial soldiers of Inferno Squad have been called in for the crucial mission of infiltrating and eliminating the rebel faction once led by Republic freedom fighter Saw Gerrera who are carrying on his legacy.
Yo soy Muslim: a father's letter to his daughter, Mark Gonzales
A lyrical celebration of multiculturalism as a parent shares with a child the value of their heritage and why it should be a source of pride, even when others disagree.
Talking to my country, Stan Grant
In July 2015, as the debate over Adam Goodes being booed at AFL games raged and got ever more heated and ugly, Stan Grant wrote a short but powerful piece for The Guardian that went viral, not only in Australia but right around the world, shared over 100,000 times on social media. His was a personal, passionate and powerful response to racism in Australia and the sorrow, shame, anger and hardship of being an indigenous man.
Frontline nurses, Holly Green
"The year is 1912, and Britain is gripped by fear of war with Germany. Intelligent and headstrong, young Leonora Malham Brown feels stifled by the restraints of her respectable middle-class upbringing. But a chance encounter with the feisty Victoria Langford is set to change everything. Victoria introduces Leo to the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, where the two girls learn First Aid and other vital skills.
Gordon Welchman: Bletchley Park's architect of ultra intelligence, Joel Greenberg
"A magnificent biography which finally gives recognition to one of Bletchley's and Britain's lost heroes.' Michael Smith. The Official Secrets Act and the passing of time have prevented the Bletchley Park story from being told by many of its key participants. Here at last is a book which allows some of them to speak for the first time. Gordon Welchman was one of the Park's most important figures.
The hungry season, T Greenwood
"It's been five years since the Mason family vacationed at the lakeside cottage in northeastern Vermont, close to where prize-winning novelist Samuel Mason grew up. The summers that Sam, his wife, Mena, and their twins Franny and Finn spent at Lake Gormlaith were noisy, chaotic, and nearly perfect. But since Franny's death, the Masons have been flailing, one step away from falling apart.
Hope in the dark: believing God is good when life is not, Craig Groeschel
"I want to believe, I want to have hope, but". Pastor and bestselling author Craig Groeschel hears these words often and has asked them himself. We want to know God, feel his presence, and trust that he hears our prayers, but in the midst of great pain, we may wonder if he really cares about us. Even when we have both hope and hurt, sometimes it's the hurt that shouts the loudest.
The longevity paradox, Steven R Gundry
A groundbreaking plan for living a long, healthy, happy life. From the moment we are born, our cells begin to age. But aging does not have to mean decline. World-renowned surgeon Dr. Steven Gundry has been treating mature patients for most of his career. He knows that everyone thinks they want to live forever, until they hit middle age and witness the suffering of their parents and even their peers.
The complete book of home organization, Toni Hammersley
Have you ever wished you had the time and tools to organise your house in a clutter-free, design-conscious, Pinterest-worthy way? From storage solutions and cleaning tips to secret space-saving methods and expert strategies, The Complete Book of Home Organization is packed with the tips and shortcuts you need to effectively organize your home. From small spaces and apartment solutions to how to tackle a big, messy home with a 15-week total home organisation challenge, this book covers it all.
The complete book of clean: tips & techniques for your home, Toni Hammersley
"The follow-up to the bestselling Complete Book of Home Organization, the Complete Book of Clean is a foolproof, eco-friendly guide to cleaning your home ... Learn the best seasons to tackle home projects, storage solutions to simplify the process and teach even the messiest kids to clean up after themselves.
Driftwood Bay, Irene Hannon
Jeannette Mason swore off relationships of any kind when she moved to Hope Harbor to start a new life–but a single dad with a grieving little girl and an unruly pup may test that resolve.
Lunch with the stationmaster, Derek Hansen
"One Thursday in Gancio's restaurant, Milos demands to tell his story. We are taken back to 1940s Hungary, a time when Jews are persecuted and rumours of the terrifying death camps are already circulating. It is also the story of two brothers who vie for the affections of the same girl."–Provided by publisher.
Peculiar people: the story of my life, Augustus J C Hare
These days hardly anyone remembers Augustus John Curthbert Hare (1834-1903). But in his prime, the late Victorian age, his name was on the lips of anyone who mattered. He was a travel writer, a storyteller and a memoirist of the first order, and his work is a fascinating record of a lost way of life amongst the strangest upper classes of English society.
Who slays the wicked, C S Harris
London, 1814. When the sadistic Lord Ashworth is found brutally murdered, Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, is called in by Bow Street magistrate Sir Henry Lovejoy to help catch the killer. Just seven months before, Sebastian had suspected Ashworth of aiding in the kidnapping and murder of a string of vulnerable street children. Meanwhile his headstrong young niece Stephanie, who entered into a disastrous marriage with Ashworth, has survived the difficult birth of twin sons.
Headlong, Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
When one of London's best-known literary agents is found dead in strange circumstances, having fallen headlong from his office window, DCI Slider is under pressure from the Borough Commander to confirm a case of accidental death. But when the evidence points to murder, Slider and his team find themselves uncovering some decidedly scandalous secrets in the suave and successful Ed Wiseman's past. An embittered ex-wife. A discarded mistress. A frustrated would-be author.
Alice-Miranda to the rescue, Jacqueline Harvey
Mischief and mayhem at Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale. It's the beginning of term and Alice-Miranda is delighted to be back at school, especially when she hears the news of Miss Reedy's and Mr Plumpton's upcoming wedding. Meanwhile, Caprice and Millie's bickering reaches an all-time high and things look set to explode. Nearby in Downsfordvale, there is also plenty afoot with the village about to host Chudleigh's, the country's largest dog show.
Alice-Miranda in the Alps, Jacqueline Harvey
"Snowy escapades in stunning Switzerland! Alice-Miranda and her friends are off to Switzerland to ski, sightsee and experience the unique White Turf racing event. St Moritz is as glamourous as they expected and their hotel is beyond belief - as are its owners, the overly friendly Otto Fanger and his frosty wife, Delphine Doerflinger."–Provided by publisher.
The memory house, Rachel Hauck
When Beck Holiday lost her father in the North Tower on 9/11, she also lost her memories of him. Now a tough New York City cop suspended for misconduct, she's struggling to get her life in order when a letter arrives informing her she's inherited a house along Florida's northern coast. Decades earlier, widow Everleigh Applegate was living a steady, uneventful life when she ran into old high school friend Don Callahan.
No time for tears: coping with grief in a busy world, Judy Heath
No Time For Tears is a guide to help not only people struggling through grief due to the loss of a loved one but also those who counsel them. Psychotherapist Judy Heath offers practical and useful ways to traverse the pitfalls that may lead to unresolved and lasting grief and to find comfort and peace. Those who counsel the bereaved will find new ways to inspire their practices and many tools to assist those in need.
Chrissy and the Burroughs boy, Cathryn Hein
No girl forgets her first crush. The least he could do is remember it. Chrissy James has only been home in small-town Levenham a few weeks when her teenage crush plays hero and saves her from an aggressive drunk. Seven years ago, Nick Burroughs was the school hottie while she was the overweight girl with braces, bad hair, and an unrequited obsession with the sports star every girl in school wanted. Her failed efforts to attract Nick's attention still burn.
Wayward heart, Cathryn Hein
Jasmine Thomas should feel safe in her cosy cottage at Admella Beach after finally putting an end to an ill-advised romance. But her perfect sanctuary is shattered with the arrival of hand-delivered threatening notes. Someone has discovered her secret. When the notes escalate to vandalism, Jasmine's anxiety rises. But in such a small place, telling the police would mean the whole town finding out.
Betrayed, Dee Henderson
Janelle Roberts is freed–thanks to the actions of strangers–after serving six years of a twenty-year sentence for a murder she did not commit. But a murderer is still at large, and Janelle needs to be somewhere safe with someone she can trust. She may not survive another betrayal.
The cost of betrayal: three romantic suspense novellas, Dee Betrayed Henderson
Betrayed: A woman cleared of a murder she didn't commit faces another deadly betrayal.
Deadly Isle: A couple is trapped on an island with a murderer.
Code of Ethics: Two people must outrun the killers hunting them.
Christmas kisses at the Star and Sixpence, Holly Hepburn
There's nothing more romantic than a winter wedding and sisters Sam and Nessie are delighted to play host at the Star and Sixpence to a party for two of Little Monkham's most colourful characters. The celebration even sees the return of Joss, which results in rivalry between him and Gabe, and mixed feelings in Sam. As the festive season looms, Nessie receives some heart-breaking news and Sam finds herself in an impossible situation that threatens to drive a wedge between her and Nessie.
Cosy nights at the Star and Sixpence, Holly Hepburn
Part Three in the brand new series from Holly Hepburn, perfect for all fans of Cathy Bramley and Katie Fforde. The New Year brings hope to Nessie as she begins to put her life back together – she's almost tempted by a flattering job offer from a rival pub – but things only get worse for Sam. The arrival of old flame Nick Borrowdale brings some much-needed perspective, and Sam finally accepts the inevitable and faces up to her responsibilities.
The dangerous journey, Nigel Hinton
Baby B, the little beaver, and his friend Nick the hedgehog fetch Philip to help once again in the quest to save Beaver Towers from the powers of evil. The Prince of Darkness is always just one step behind them and must be defeated.
Beaver Towers: witch's revenge, Nigel Hinton
Once again Philip has been transported to the island to help his friends the beavers in their fight against the wicked witch, Oyin. But Oyin is planning a terrible revenge on the island's inhabitants.
Don't forget to write: the true story of an evacuee and her family, Pam Hobbs
'Dad walked determinedly down the path, joined by two neighbours with five children between them. As we reached the corner of Kent Avenue, I looked back for one last wave. But Mum had buried her head in her pinny and it was a year before I saw her again.' In June 1940, 10-year-old Pam Hobbs and her sister Iris took the long journey from their council home in Leigh-on-Sea to faraway rural Derbyshire. Living away from Mum and Dad for two long years, Pam was moved between four foster homes.
Where the dead sit talking, Brandon Hobson
A spare, lyrical Native American coming of age story set in rural Oklahoma in the late 1980s. With his single mother in jail, Sequoyah, a fifteen-year-old Cherokee boy, is placed in foster care with the Troutt family. Literally and figuratively scarred by his unstable upbringing, Sequoyah has spent years mostly keeping to himself, living with his emotions pressed deep below the surface, that is, until he meets the seventeen-year-old Rosemary, another youth staying with the Troutts.
#NeverAgain: a new generation draws the line, David Hogg
From two survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting comes a declaration for our times, and an in-depth look at the making of the #NeverAgain movement. On February 14, 2018, seventeen-year-old David Hogg and his fourteen-year-old sister, Lauren, went to school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, like any normal Wednesday. That day, of course, the world changed.
The sentence is death, Anthony Horowitz
Distress signals, Catherine Ryan Howard
Did she leave, or was she taken? The day Adam Dunne's girlfriend, Sarah, fails to return from a Barcelona business trip, his perfect life begins to fall apart. Days later, the arrival of her passport and a note that reads 'I'm sorry - S' sets off real alarm bells. He vows to do whatever it takes to find her.
For the love of the lady, Callie Hutton
Lord Henry Pomeroy's three daughters are finally married and happily settled in their own homes. He's looking forward to grandbabies and the company of Lady Crampton, the woman who acted as chaperone and companion to his daughters the past four years–and stole his heart in the meantime. Except she is moving out of his house! Lady Selina Crampton has fallen hopelessly in love with her employer.
Don't give up: faith that gives you the confidence to keep believing and the courage to keep going, Kyle Idleman
The parent with the wayward child. The couple whose marriage is in jeopardy. The man who is out of work. The woman stuck in crushing debt. The patient with a bad diagnosis. The student who can't get a fair shake. People hanging by a thread, losing faith and short on strength. What do they all need to hear' Don't give up. Our lives are minefields of challenges that take their toll on our courage, our conviction, and even our faith. But God whispers to the weary, Don't give up.
Five women who loved love, Saikaku Ihara
First published in 1686, this collection of five novellas was an immediate bestseller in the bawdy world that was Genroku Japan, and the book's popularity has increased with age, making it today a literary classic like Boccaccio's Decameron, or the works of Rabelais. The book follows five determined women in their always amorous, erotic and usually illicit adventures.
The shadow district, 1961- Arnaldur Indriðason
A 90-year-old man is found dead in his bed, smothered with his own pillow. On his desk the police find newspaper cuttings about a murder case dating from the Second World War, when a young woman was found strangled behind Reykjavik's National Theatre. Konrad, a former detective, is bored with retirement and remembers the crime. He grew up in "the shadow district", a rough neighbourhood bordered by the National Theatre and an abattoir.
The devils' dance, Hamid Ismailov
On New Year's Eve 1938, the writer Abdulla Qodiriy is taken from his home by the Soviet secret police and thrown into a Tashkent prison.
The silver road, Stina Jackson
The cat's breath smells like dessert: a tale of four sassy strays, Elizabeth Jain
Whether you are a young reader or simply young at heart, you will be charmed by The Cat's Breath Smells Like Dessert, a heartwarming tale of four street cats who find a dream-come-true life with Lizzie. Meet Joey the clown, Hobbes the hugger, Milo the happy dancer, and Liam the...well, you'll just have to discover Liam for yourself. There isn't enough space here to do him justice. They blossom from terrified, lonely strays to mischievous best friends once they realise they are safe and loved.
Ayesha at last, Uzma Jalaluddin
Ayesha Shamsi is a secular Muslim who lives with her boisterous extended family in Toronto. She wants to be a famous spoken word poet, but dreams won't support family or pay off debts. So she takes the stable (but boring, as her friend Clara reminds her) path of substitute teaching. She's never had a boyfriend, and though she's lonely, she wants no part of an arranged marriage.
Bound by passion, Julia James
For Pleasure...Or Marriage? - Tycoon Markos Makarios thinks he has the perfect woman in Vanessa; she's beautiful, adoring, living only to please him. In fact, she's the best mistress he's ever had...until he has to warn her not to think of marriage; a mistress is only for pleasure, after all. But Vanessa had believed she was his partner - not merely a plaything. Now Markos is about to learn the true price of the woman he's obsessed with...
The A list, Judith A Jance
The death of an old friend brings Ali back to the last story she ever reported: a feel-good human interest piece about a young man in need of a kidney to save his life, which quickly spiraled into a medical mismanagement scandal that landed a prestigious local doctor in prison for murder. Years may have passed, but Dr. Edward Gilchrist has not forgotten those responsible for his downfall – certainly not Ali Reynolds, who exposed his dirty deeds to the world.
The magnificent Mrs. Mayhew, Milly Johnson
Sophie Mayhew looks like she has the perfect life. Wife of rising political star John F Mayhew, a man who is one step away from the top job in the government, her glamour matches his looks, power, breeding and money. But John has made some stupid mistakes along the way, some of which are threatening to emerge. Still, all this can still be swept under the carpet as long as Sophie 'the trophy' plays her part in front of the cameras.
The traitor god, Cameron Johnston
After ten years on the run, dodging daemons and debt, reviled magician Edrin Walker returns home to avenge the brutal murder of his friend. Lynas had uncovered a terrible secret, something that threatened to devour the entire city. He tried to warn the Arcanum, the sorcerers who rule the city. He failed. Lynas was skinned alive and Walker felt every cut. Now nothing will stop him from finding the murderer. Magi, mortals, daemons, and even the gods - Walker will burn them all if he has to.
The Clive Cussler adventures: a critical review, Steven Philip Jones
The author of more than 50 books—125 million copies in print—Clive Cussler is the current grandmaster of adventure literature. Dirk Pitt, the sea-loving protagonist of 22 of Cussler's novels, remains among the most popular and influential adventure series heroes of the past half-century.
This Scot of mine, Sophie Jordan
Desperate to escape her vile fiancé, Lady Clara devises a bold lie–that she's pregnant with another man's child. With her reputation in tatters, Clara flees to Scotland to live out her days in disgrace, resigned to her fate as a spinster...until she claps eyes on the powerful and wickedly handsome Laird Hunt MacLarin.
A honeybee heart has five openings: a year of keeping bees, Helen Jukes
Entering her thirties, Helen Jukes feels trapped in an urban grind of office politics and temporary addresses - disconnected, stressed. Struggling to settle into her latest job and home in Oxford, she realises she needs to effect a change if she's to create a meaningful life for herself, one that can accommodate comfort and labour and love.
Before evil, Alex Kava
From her small Quantico office, Special Agent Maggie O'Dell has profiled serial killers using Poloraids, faxed copies and scraps of evidence provided by homicide detectives from across the country. She's gained a reputation for successfully profiling killers and solving crimes without ever stepping foot at a real crime scene. Then comes Albert Stucky, and nothing will ever be the same. Stucky is a sadistic madman who enjoys his twisted games as much as he enjoys the kill.
Say nothing: a true story of murder and memory in Northern Ireland, Patrick Radden Keefe
The wedding date bargain, Mira Lyn Kelly
When Sarah Cole finds herself in Chicago with two months to kill before her New York promotion goes through, she decides it's time to take care of a few things-like the inconvenient issue of her virginity. Sarah knows the right guy for the job too: Max, the notorious lady's man she's been crushing on since college. Max Brandt is all for a fling, just not with Sarah. She's way too good for him. He walked away from her once, but it wasn't easy. Things are different now, and the plan is so simple.
Decoy date, Mira Lyn Kelly
Brody O'Donnel doesn't believe in happily-ever-afters–at least, not for himself. But he wants the best for his vivacious, beautiful friend Gwen Danes, and he's tired of watching her pine for a clueless man. Figuring a little bit of jealousy will motivate the guy, Brody proposes a fake relationship. It's an outrageous plan, but Gwen figures there's no harm in it–until they share a passionate kiss she never saw coming.
Just this once, Mira Lyn Kelly
As heir to a chain of luxury hotels, Sean Wyse III always gets what he wants. So when he sees a freeloading roommate taking advantage of his spunky best friend, Molly Brandt, he doesn't hesitate to step in. He kicks out the roommate ... and moves himself in. Molly loves quality time with Sean, but spending nights with him one wall away threatens to wake the crush she thought she'd gotten over. A crush Sean knows nothing about, which might be a problem ...
Life in flow: inspiration, sequences and poses to bring yoga into your everyday life, Kate Kendall
A modern and unique health title drawing upon the ancient practices of yoga, breathwork and meditation, written by an author who feels like a friend.
Brooks, Chris Keniston
On the way to his family's ranch, Dr. Brooks Farraday encounters what he thinks is a hit and run. Instead he finds a beautiful stranger in the road petting a stray dog. He wants to be the friend she needs, but falling for her could come at too high price. For Toni Castellano, attending a friend's wedding in West Texas seems the perfect escape from her life in Boston. The last thing she needs is another man in her life. She fell for Prince Charming once with disastrous results.
Connor, Chris Keniston
Having a special way with horses since childhood, Connor Farraday has always wanted to establish his own stable. Hard, dangerous work in the oil fields earned him the money to purchase the land his neighbour once promised him. But when he returns home, he finds an unexpected development that may jeopardise his dream–and his heart. Top in her field, Catherine Hammond is juggling a demanding legal career and raising a young daughter with PTSD.
The little snake, A L Kennedy
This is the story of Mary, a young girl born in a beautiful city full of rose gardens and fluttering kites. When she is still very small, Mary meets Lanmo, a shining golden snake, who becomes her very best friend. The snake visits Mary many times, he sees her city change, become sadder as bombs drop and war creeps in. He sees Mary and her family leave their home, he sees her grow up and he sees her fall in love.
Nothing but horses, Shannon Kennedy
"If the going gets tough, wanta-be cowboys exit stage left, according to Sierra McElroy. Because her family owns the local riding stable, her old life was nothing but horses. Now, Sierra has a new car (new to her), a new puppy, a new school, a new coach, and a new basketball team. However, she's brought her same old patterns into this new life. She still doesn't have any patience for stupid people who are a waste of time, space and oxygen.
Ironweed: a novel, William Kennedy
This tale, set during the Depression, tells about Francis Phelan and other inhabitants of skid row in Albany, New York. Ironweed, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, is the best-known of William Kennedy's three Albany-based novels. Francis Phelan, ex-ballplayer, part-time gravedigger, full-time drunk, has hit bottom. Years ago he left Albany in a hurry after killing a scab during a trolley workers' strike; he ran away again after accidentally - and fatally - dropping his infant son.
The barefoot wedding, Lucy Kevin
As the head of security for Married in Malibu, Travis Houston is absolutely certain that no one will ever get into one of their celebrity beachfront weddings without an invitation, especially the paparazzi. But though he's a master of keeping his clients safe, he can't say the same for keeping his own heart safe. Especially when Amy Woodford shows up from out of the blue and completely takes his breath away. Three years ago, Amy went halfway across the country to try to escape heartbreak.
Ramadan: the holy month of fasting, Ausma Zehanat Khan
The month of Ramadan offers the opportunity to improve one's personal and spiritual behavior. By focusing on positive thoughts and actions, Muslims build a closer connection with God and come away from the month feeling spiritually renewed. Ramadan: The Holy Month of Fasting explores the richness and diversity of the Islamic tradition by focusing on an event of great spiritual significance and beauty in the lives of Muslims.
The angry therapist: a no BS guide to finding and living your own truth, John Kim
"Tackling relationships, career, and family issues, John Kim, LMFT, thinks of himself as a life-style designer, not a therapist. His radical new approach, that he sometimes calls "self-help in a shot glass" is easy, real, and to the point. He helps people make changes to their lives so that personal growth happens organically, just by living. Let's face it, therapy is a luxury. Few of us have the time or money to devote to going to an office every week.
Two weeks: a novel, Karen Kingsbury
"A heart-wrenching and redemptive new story in the Baxter Family series about a couple desperately waiting to bring their adopted child home and a young mother about to make the biggest decision of her life. Cole Blake, son of Landon and Ashley Baxter Blake, is months away from going off to college and taking the first steps towards his dream–a career in medicine.
The Arctic code, Matthew J Kirby
The Earth is in the grip of a new Ice Age, and when twelve-year-old Eleanor's scientist mother disappears in the Arctic, Eleanor sets off on a dangerous journey to find her–and uncovers a mystery, a crime, and evidence that Earth has been visited by extraterrestrials.
This changes everything: capitalism vs. the climate, Naomi Klein
Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine and No Logo, returns with This Changes Everything, on how the climate crisis needs to spur transformational political change. We seem to have given up on any serious effort to prevent catastrophic climate change. Despite mounting scientific evidence, denialism is surging in many wealthy countries, and extreme fossil-fuel extraction gathers pace.
Where the heart is, Johanna Knowles
"For thirteen-year-old Rachel, summer is meant to be a time of long days of swimming at the lake and hanging out with her best friend, Micah. And this year she has a summer job, taking care of the animals at the small hobby farm across the road. The chickens and pig are challenging, but she loves looking after the gentle horses and goats, and especially the adorable baby steer. At home, though, things are complicated.
She sheds style: make your space your own, Erika Kotite
The principal strikes back, Jarrett Krosoczka
As told through a mix of comics, doodles, and journal entries, it's Victor Starspeeder's third year at Jedi Academy! It's also his first year EVER without his sister, Christina. Plus, things at Jedi Academy are... weird. After last year's security breach, Principal Marr has been demoted and replaced with Commander ZC-04, a big, scary droid. There's a curfew, new regulations, and everyone is on edge.
Revenge of the sis: a Christina Starspeeder story, Jarrett Krosoczka
Christina Starspeeder, legendary Padawan and sister to Victor Starspeeder, has graduated from the Jedi Academy at Coruscant. But that doesn't mean her education is over since Christina is now a student at the advanced Jedi Academy at Jedha City. It's super big, and super stressful. At Coruscant, Christina was top of her class. But at this new school, it seems like everyone is on a different level.
Grieving mindfully: a compassionate and spiritual guide to coping with loss, Sameet M Kumar
In this book, grieving readers find a new understanding of their own grief process. Dr. Kumar offers readers ways to cope with the events and situations that trigger personal grief and presents strategies for making life more meaningful by acknowledging death and working to embrace life.
How to write and publish your family story in 10 easy steps, Noeline Kyle
This easy-to-use reference book draws on successful professional experience writing and publishing family histories to create a universal method for novices and seasoned genealogists alike. Demystifying the process of writing and publishing a family history, this book guides future authors beyond their research using 10 basic steps to help them shape the story, develop a narrative, and establish characters.
Healing grief, finding peace: 101 ways to cope with the death of your loved one, Louis E LaGrand
Featuring specific how-tos that ultimately lead the reader toward inner peace, Healing Grief, Finding Peace offers an innovative approach to grieving: readers can choose whichever coping techniques suit them best and learn to actively take back their lives one step at a time.
The other Americans, Laila Lalami
Late one spring night, Driss Guerraoui, a Moroccan immigrant in California, is walking across a darkened intersection when he is killed by a speeding car.
Welcome to country: a travel guide to Indigenous Australia, Marcia Langton
The erratics, Vicki Laveau-Harvie
Dark, sharp, blackly funny and powerful, this is memoir, wielded as weapon, with the tightly compressed energy of an explosive device. We've been disowned and disinherited: there's not changing it, I say. When something bad happens to them, we'll know soon enough and we'll deal with it together. I don't realise it at the time, but when I say that, I imply I care. I imply there may be something to be salvaged. I misspeak. But I'm flying out anyway. Blood calls to blood; what can I tell you.
A house at the end of the track: travels among the English in the Ariège Pyrenees, Michelle Lawson
Intrigued by the endless accounts of English incomers 'living the dream' in France, Michelle Lawson set out to find out what it's all about beneath that romantic veneer. Travelling around the Ariege Pyrenees she captured stories and observed the online interactions of a scattered English community, as well as frank conversations with new arrivals, old-timers and those packing up to return to England.
Our game, John Le Carré
Tim Cranmer, retired secret servant, and Larry Pettifer, bored radical don, philanderer and for twenty years Tim's mercurial double agent against the now vanished Communist threat, have an unresolved rivalry that dates back decades. They follow each other into the lawless wilds of Moscow and then Southern Russia until a small, unheard-of nation becomes their proving ground in the finale to John le Carre's dazzling novel.
Pashtun: a military thriller, Ron Lealos
A black ops expert is pulled into a CIA plot in the Hindu Kush, in an action-packed novel by an author who "writes about Afghanistan as if he's been there" (Publishers Weekly). When the Company receives intel that the leaders of both the Taliban and al-Qaeda are holed up in Pashtun country, they aren't about to let the opportunity pass. The mission falls to the man known only as Frank Morgan, whose skills are already legend in the shadowy world of military black ops.
The sixth man: a thriller, Ron Lealos
"A quick wit and a sharp tongue alone won't be enough for Captain Chyang Fang to survive this case. Someone is murdering high-ranking Vietnamese government officials, so the head of Saigon's homicide division, Captain Chyang Fang, a troubled Chinese Vietnamese man, is given the task of finding the killer.
Don't mean nuthin', Ron Lealos
An assassin enacts revenge in a country melting in napalm ooze and madness. Frank Morgan, a young college grad raised on Army discipline, started his military career as a Phoenix Program assassin in Vietnam with nothing but faith, confidence, and belief in his country. In 1969, he boards the Freedom Bird and takes a seat next to a grizzled grunt. This is Morgan's first hint of what may be coming his way—and what he, as a soldier, may become.
How we disappeared, Jing-Jing Lee
Singapore, 1942. As Japanese troops sweep down Malaysia and into Singapore, a village is ransacked, leaving only three survivors, one of them a tiny child. In a neighbouring village, seventeen-year-old Wang Di is bundled into the back of a troop carrier and shipped off to a Japanese military brothel. After sixty years of silence, what she saw and experienced there still haunts her.
The rough guide to Norway, Phil Lee
A travel guidebook to Norway.
Village Christmas: and other notes on the English year, Laurie Lee
From the author of Cider With RosieVillage Christmas brings us a picture of a vanished world.
Parkland speaks: survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas share their stories, Sarah Lerner
"Featuring art and writing from the students of the Parkland tragedy, this is a raw look at the events of February 14, and a poignant representation of grief, healing, and hope. The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School share their emotional journeys that began on February 14, 2018, and continue today. This revealing and unfiltered look at teens living in the wake of tragedy is a poignant representation of grief, anger, determination, healing, and hope.
The last woman in the forest, Diane Les Becquets
An endangered wildlife protector on assignment in northern Alberta falls in love with her brilliant mentor before a tragic accident and disturbing inconsistencies trigger her suspicions about his possible role in four murders.
The nocturnal brain: tales of nightmares and neuroscience, Guy Leschziner
Healing trauma: a pioneering program for restoring the wisdom of your body, Peter A Levine
Researchers have shown that survivors of accidents, disaster, and childhood trauma often endure lifelong symptoms ranging from anxiety and depression to unexplained physical pain, fatigue, illness, and harmful "acting out" behaviors. Today, professionals and clients in both the bodywork and the psychotherapeutic fields nationwide are turning to Peter A. Levine's breakthrough Somatic Experiencing? methods to actively overcome these challenges. In Healing Trauma, Dr.
One minute later, Susan Lewis
Vivi Shager is living her dream. Raised with drive and ambition by a resolutely single mother, Vivi has a thriving law career, a gorgeous apartment in London, and a full calendar that keeps her busy at work and at play. Then on the day of her twenty-seventh birthday, an undiagnosed heart condition sends Vivi's prospects for the future into a tailspin. After escaping her roots nearly a decade ago, she's forced to return to her childhood home to be cared for by her devoted and enigmatic mother.
The Tinderbox, Beverly Lewis
When Sylvia Miller finds her father's old tinderbox left unlocked, her curiosity is piqued. She opens the box and uncovers secrets best left alone. A confrontation with her father leads to a shocking revelation that will forever change not only her own life but also that of her family and her Amish community.
The scoundrel and the debutante, Julia London
The dust of the Cabot sisters' shocking plans to rescue their family from certain ruin may have settled, but Prudence Cabot is left standing in the rubble of scandal. Now regarded as an unsuitable bride, she's tainted among the ton. Yet this unwilling wallflower is ripe for her own adventure. And when an irresistibly sexy American stranger on a desperate mission enlists her help, she simply can't deny the temptation.
Lost children archive, Valeria Luiselli
Blue genes: a memoir of loss and survival, Christopher Lukas
Kit Lukas's mother committed suicide when he was a boy. He and his brother, Tony, were not told how she died. No one spoke of the family's history of depression and bipolar disorder. Guilt and grief haunted them. Both brothers achieved remarkable success, Tony as a journalist, Kit as a television producer and director. After bouts of depression, Kit was able to confront his family's troubled past.
The gift of Ramadan, Alexis York Lumbard
Sophie tries to fast for Ramadan for the first time, but her grumbling stomach and her little brother's cookies are too much and she must find a different way to celebrate.
Unquiet spirits: whisky, ghosts, murder, Bonnie MacBird
Fresh from debunking a "ghostly" hound in Dartmoor, Sherlock Holmes has returned to London, only to find himself the target of a deadly vendetta. A beautiful client arrives with a tale of ghosts, kidnapping and dynamite on a whisky estate in Scotland, but brother Mycroft trumps all with an urgent assignment in the South of France. On the fabled Riviera, Holmes and Watson encounter treachery, explosions, rival French Detective Jean Vidocq... and a terrible discovery.
The true story of Maddie Bright, Mary-Rose MacColl
"In 1920, at seventeen years of age, Maddie Bright takes a job as a serving girl on the Royal Tour of Australia by Edward, Prince of Wales. She meets the prince's young staff - his vivacious press secretary Helen Burns, his most loyal man Rupert Waters - and the prince himself - beautiful, boyish, godlike. Maddie might be on the adventure of a lifetime. Sixty-one years later, Maddie Bright is living a small life in a ramshackle house in Paddington, Brisbane.
Furthermore, Tahereh Mafi
"Born as blank as canvas in a world brimming with colour and magic, Alice's pale skin and milk-white hair mark her as an outcast. Because, for the people of Ferenwood, colour and magic are one and the same. And since the disappearance of her beloved father, Alice is more determined than ever to prove herself and her own magical abilities. To do so she'll have to travel into the mythical, dangerous land of Furthermore, with the help of a fiercely annoying boy named Oliver.
Race me in a lobster suit: absurd internet ads and the real conversations that followed, Kelly Mahon
"The internet is fun again! 'Knit me into a cocoon.' 'Feed me a burrito.' 'Race me in a lobster suit.' When New York City copywriter Kelly Mahon started posting fake gig ads online as a creative outlet, she was surprised to find that there was someone interested in every bizarre job offer she dreamed up. Race Me In a Lobster Suit collects Mahon's funniest posts, along witht the improvised email exchanges with would-be cocoon kintters and lobster racers.
California girls, Susan Mallery
The California sunshine's not quite so bright for three sisters who get dumped in the same week... Finola, a popular LA morning show host, is famously upbeat until she's blindsided on live TV by news that her husband is sleeping with a young pop sensation who has set their affair to music. While avoiding the tabloids and pretending she's just fine, she's crumbling inside, desperate for him to come to his senses and for life to go back to normal. Zennie's breakup is no big loss.
Water under the bridge, Lily Malone
The first book in a series of loosely linked romances where the three Honeychurch brothers each find love. Ella Davenport hasn't been in a swimming pool since a bad decision ruined her chance of Olympic gold. So when Ella decides on a new career selling property, she chooses Chalk Hill. The country town is a long way from the water, with no pool in sight. Perfect!Jake Honeychurch doesn't want to sell his nanna's house, but circumstances force his hand.
Pizza de luxe: deliciously authentic recipes for the world's favourite fast food, Stefano Manfredi
Loving someone with borderline personality disorder: how to keep out-of-control emotions from destroying your relationship, Shari Y Manning
People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be intensely caring, warm, smart, and funny but their behavior often drives away those closest to them. If you're struggling in a tumultuous relationship with someone with BPD, this is the book for you. Dr. Shari Manning helps you understand why your spouse, family member, or friend has such out-of-control emotions and how to change the way you can respond.
Caring for a loved one with dementia: a mindfulness-based guide for reducing stress and making the best of your journey together, Marguerite Manteau-Rao
A "compassionate effective mindfulness-based dementia care (MBDC) guide to help you reduce stress, stay balanced, and bring ease into your interactions with the person with dementia." "Mindfulness is 'paying attention [to yourself as well as your patient] in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.' "– Back cover and page 13.
Butterfly: from refugee to Olympian, my story of rescue, hope and triumph, Yusra Mardini
"Being a refugee is not a choice. Our choice is to die at home or risk death trying to escape." Yusra MardiniYusra Mardini fled her native Syria to the Turkish coast in 2015 and boarded a small dinghy full of refugees bound for Greece. When the small and overcrowded boat's engine cut out, it began to sink. Yusra, her sister and two others took to the water, pushing the boat for three and a half hours in open water until they eventually landed on Lesbos, saving the lives of the passengers aboard.
I'm not here to give a speech, Gabriel García Márquez
Throughout his life, Gabriel García Márquez spoke publicly with the same passion and energy that marked his writing. Now the wisdom and compassion of these performances are available in English for the first time. I'm Not Here to Give a Speech records key events throughout the author's life, from a farewell to his classmates delivered when he was only seventeen to his Nobel Prize acceptance speech.
James Martin's great British adventure, James Martin
We need to weaken the mixture!, Guy Martin
'I'm wearing everything out, my brain, my body, personal relationships. Why? I don't have an answer. Other than I want to break myself. Then what? I believe the body is a fantastic thing and it will repair itself and I'll go again.
A history of tea: the life and times of the world's favorite beverage, Laura C Martin
Among all beverages in the world, tea's popularity is second only to water. Tea has fascinated us, awakened us, motivated us, and calmed us – for well over two thousand years. A History of Tea tells the compelling story of the rise of tea in Asia and its spread to the West and beyond.
Why don't you write my eulogy now so I can correct it?: a mother's suggestions, Patricia Marx
A collection of witty one-line advice Patricia Marx heard from her mother, accompanied by full-color illustrations by New Yorker staff cartoonist Roz Chast. Every mother knows best, but New Yorker writer Patty Marx's knows better. Patty has never been able to shake her mother's one-line witticisms from her brain, so she's collected them into a book, accompanied by full color illustrations by New Yorker staff cartoonist Roz Chast.
The psychology of time travel, Kate Mascarenhas
1967: Four female scientists invent a time travel machine but one of them suffers a breakdown and puts the whole project in peril. 2017: Ruby, granddaughter of one of the four, receives a message from the near future reporting a mysterious death. 2018: Odette finds a body. The inquest fails to find any answers. Who is this woman? Why is everyone trying to cover up her murder? –Adapted from back cover.
Walkers, Graham Masterton
A dark and horrifying tale of Druidism, madness and murder. The Oaks is an idyllic, up-market country club – but behind its ornately carved walls is a horrific past. Sixty years ago the house was an asylum, home to crazed psychopaths. One night all of them disappeared, never to be seen again. Jack Reed, the owner of The Oaks, has no idea about the building's strange past.
The vanished: the "evaporated people" of Japan in stories and photographs, Léna Mauger
Every year, nearly one hundred thousand Japanese vanish without a trace. Known as the johatsu, or the "evaporated," they are often driven by shame and hopelessness, leaving behind lost jobs, disappointed families, and mounting debts. In The Vanished, journalist Léna Mauger and photographer Stéphane Remael uncover the human faces behind the phenomenon through reportage, photographs, and interviews with those who left, those who stayed behind, and those who help orchestrate the disappearances.
Fattypuffs & Thinifers, André Maurois
A comic fantasy about two brothers, one fat and one thin, who are transported to The Country Under The Earth where they each join up with the lazy Fattipuffs and the energetic Thinifers.
Dry bones: a village mystery, Margaret Mayhew
The Colonel returns, in an atmospheric village mystery from best-selling author Margaret Mayhew. In his time living in the peaceful village of Frog's End, the Colonel has learned that although the place looks as lively as a stagnant pond, there is plenty going on. When he receives a letter from an old friend of his late wife, telling him that "something horrible has happened" and asking for his help, he is intrigued and happy to assist her.
Bitter poison: a village mystery, Margaret Mayhew
The Colonel turns reluctant sleuth once more when tragedy strikes at a Christmas party, in Margaret Mayhew's latest atmospheric village mystery. Frog End, that most quintessential of English villages, is preparing for its annual Christmas pantomime. This year, it's Hans Christian Andersen's dark fairytale The Snow Queen. Local busybody Marjorie Cuthbertson is on the hunt for her leading lady - and who better to play the icy queen than beautiful new resident, ex-model Joan Dryden.
A life of her own, Fiona McCallum
Alice Hamilton loved being a mature-age student, but now she's finished her university degree she needs to find herself a career. But the job market is tough and it doesn't help that her partner David keeps reminding her about their sizeable mortgage. When she's offered a role in a major real estate agency, she jumps at the opportunity. David is excited by her prospects in the thriving Melbourne housing market, and Alice is pleased that she'll be utilising her exceptional people skills.
The mulberry bush, Charles McCarry
After meeting an Argentinean revolutionary's daughter, a spy hopes he's found an ally in his quest to exact revenge against the handlers who ended his father's career, but soon finds himself caught in a web of deceit with ties to the Cold War.
Without a doubt, Fleur McDonald
Detective Dave Burrows finds himself on the wrong side of the law as he searches for the link between a murdered man and illegal stock trading in this suspenseful rural crime novel.
Don't you forget about me, Mhairi McFarlane
It began with four words. 'I love your laugh. x' But that was twelve years ago. It really began the day Georgina was fired from The Worst Restaurant in Sheffield (according to Tripadvisor) and found The Worst Boyfriend in the World (according to Georgina's best friends) in bed with someone else. So when her new boss, Lucas McCarthy, turns out to be the boy who wrote those words to her all that time ago, it feels like the start of something.
The unforgettable Spanish tycoon, Christy McKellen
Once Elena Jones had shared an intense entanglement with striking Spaniard Caleb Araya, ending with both their hearts in tatters. Now she's a successful entrepreneur, and when he rejects a new business proposition, it's clear Caleb hasn't forgotten.
Letters from home, Kristina McMorris
The Christmas collector, Kristina McMorris
Toss, repair, sell, repeat. Most of the time, people are grateful for estate liquidator Jenna Matthews' organizing services. Not Reece Porter, her new client's handsome but grouchy grandson. As far as he's concerned Jenna is a vulture, picking through his late grandfather's treasures, during the holidays, no less. Personally, Jenna isn't one for Christmas nostalgia, or any kind of nostalgia. Plus, she's just doing her job.
The light in summer, Mary McNear
It's summertime on Butternut Lake, where the heat of noon is soothed by the cool breezes of the evening, where the pace grows slower, and sometimes, just sometimes, the summer light makes everything clearer... For the lovely Billy Harper, Butternut Lake is the place she feels most at home, even though lately she feels the only one listening to her is Murphy...her faithful Labrador Retriever. Her teenage son, Luke, has gone from precious to precocious practically overnight.
Cake confidence, Mandy Merriman
No matter your confidence in baking, Mandy Merriman—the Blondie of the popular blog Baking with Blondie—is here to help you think outside the cakebox and create easy, delicious, beautiful cakes that you'll definitely want to show off. With over 50 cake and frosting recipes, you're sure to find the perfect cake for any summer extravaganza, neighbourhood bake-off, or cozy holiday retreat.
First man in: leading from the front, Ant Middleton
No one is born a leader. But through sheer determination and by confronting life's challenges, Ant Middleton has come to know the meaning of true leadership. In First Man In, he shares the core lessons he's learned over the course of his fascinating, exhilarating life. Special forces training is no walk in the park. The rules are strict and they make sure you learn the hard way, pushing you beyond the limits of what is physically possible. There is no mercy.
A hero for Miss Hatherleigh, Carolyn Miller
When the daughter of Viscount Aynsley encounters a fossil-hunting scientist and his sister, her assumptions about what is right are shaken.
The marshmallow test: mastering self-control, Walter Mischel
Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it. A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later.
Where the dead pause, and the Japanese say goodbye: a journey, Marie Mutsuki Mockett
An intimate voyage into Japanese culture and spirituality, culminating in one of Japan's most sacred places. Marie Mutsuki Mockett's family owns a Buddhist temple 25 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In March 2011, after the earthquake and tsunami, radiation levels prohibited the burial of her Japanese grandfather's bones. At the same time, Mockett grieved for her American father, who had died unexpectedly.
Tel Aviv: Food. People. Stories: a culinary journey with NENI, Haya Molcho
150 recipes for incredible food from Tel Aviv, its community, its people and their stories.
Forget my name, J S Monroe
You are outside your front door. There are strangers in your house. Then you realise. You can't remember your name. She arrived at the train station after a difficult week at work. Her bag had been stolen, and with it, her identity. Her whole life was in there; passport, wallet, house key. When she tried to report the theft, she couldn't remember her own name. All she knew was her own address. Now she's outside Tony and Laura's front door. She says she lives in their home.
Shalom sistas: living wholeheartedly in a brokenhearted world, Osheta Moore
Shalom, the Hebrew word often translated as "peace," was a far cry from blogger and podcaster Osheta Moore's crazy life. Like a lot of women, she loved God's dream for a world that is whole, vibrant, and flourishing. But honestly: who's got the time? So one night she whispered a dangerous prayer: God, show me the things that make for peace. In Shalom Sistas, Moore shares what she learned when she challenged herself to study peace in the Bible for forty days.
The teenage guide to stress, Nicola Morgan
Nicola Morgan is something of an authority on the teenage brain and is often invited to schools and colleges to speak on the subject. She came up with the idea of 'The Teenage Guide to Stress' because so many parents and teenagers contacted her for advice and help. The book is divided into three sections: Section one explains what stress is and looks at the ways teenage stress is different.
Children's children, Maisie Mosco
Thirty years. A time of quiet celebration for Sarah and Abraham. Thirty years since their arrival, penniless, in Manchester. So much behind them. The years of struggle, sustained by the closeness of family, faith and inheritance, shot through by the joys of love, of children and grandchildren. It seemed right to reflect and celebrate. Except that now there was a growing, terrible reminder of that half-forgotten past.
Out of the ashes, Maisie Mosco
In Out of the Ashes a modern matriarch takes over from her dead grandmother, determined to maintain the family loyalty and simple values she fears that the younger generation has lost. Still coming to terms with widowhood, Marianne, a successful author, has to balance the demands of her career against the age-old tradition impelling her to hold the family together, a task beset by contemporary influences her immigrant grandmother could not have envisaged.
Northern Ireland: a very short introduction, Marc Mulholland
From the Plantation of Ulster in the seventeenth century to the entry into peace talks in the late twentieth century the Northern Irish people have been engaged in conflict–Catholic against Protestant, Republican against Unionist. Marc Mulholland explores the pivotal moments in Northern Irish history–the rise of republicanism in the 1800s, Home Rule and the civil rights movement, the growth of Sinn Fein and the provisional IRA, and of the opposition, the DUP, led by Dr. Ian Paisley.
Killing commendatore, Haruki Murakami
In Killing Commendatore, a thirty-something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain home of a famous artist, Tomohiko Amada. When he discovers a strange painting in the attic, he unintentionally opens a circle of mysterious circumstances.
Where cooking begins: uncomplicated recipes to make you a great cook, Carla Lalli Music
The indispensable recipes and streamlined cooking techniques in Where Cooking Begins are an open invitation to dive into Carla Lalli Music's laid-back cooking style. The food director at Bon Appetit, Music creates intuitive recipes inspired by the meals she makes at home for her family and friends and the joy she takes in feeding them.
That's so gay!: microaggressions and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, Kevin L Nadal
Displaced, Barbara Nadel
Irving Levy is a man with few roots and, now that he is terminally ill, is anxious to find anyone to whom he can leave his considerable property. When he learns that there may be more to the disappearance of his younger sister, who disappeared when she was a baby, he engages the services of Hakim and Arnold to investigate. Unwittingly in mortal danger, the private detectives and Levy enter the world of Barking Park Fair and the secrets its brightly coloured attractions conceal.
The test, Sylvain Neuvel
Sylvain Neuvel explores an immigration dystopia in The TestBritain, the not-too-distant future. Idir is sitting the British Citizenship Test. He wants his family to belong. Twenty-five questions to determine their fate. Twenty-five chances to impress. When the test takes an unexpected and tragic turn, Idir is handed the power of life and death.
It could happen to you: the inspirational story of the crime victim who became the people's crusader, Baroness Newlove
When Helen was 20, she met Garry Newlove at a local disco. They married in 1986 and had three daughters. On 10 August 2007, Garry was brutally beaten by a gang of youths outside the family home in Warrington. He died two days later. It was an act of violence that shocked the nation and would have a profound impact on the lives of Helen and her children.
Justice at Morgan Mesa, Jenna Night
Her father's killer is back...and now he's after her! Attorney Vanessa Ford was only a child when her father was murdered, but now she's returned to her hometown, determined to find answers to the unsolved case. When the attacks start, she knows she's close to the truth...too close. But with policeman Levi Hawk volunteering to work with her on the investigation, can Vanessa finally find answers...
I wasn't ready to say goodbye: surviving, coping, and healing after the sudden death of a loved one, Brook Noel
With new material covering the unique circumstances of loss, men and women's grieving styles, religion and faith, myths and misunderstandings, I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye reflects the shifting face of grief.
Greek to me: adventures of the comma queen, Mary Norris
Presents a chronicle of the author's lifelong love affair with words, filtered through her passion for all things Greek and her solo adventures in Greece.
Tormenting thoughts and secret rituals: the hidden epidemic of obsessive-compulsive disorder, Ian Osborn
Obsessive-compulsive disorder has been called the "hidden epidemic": only a very few of the many people who have it reveal their condition. Ian Osborn is one of those who suffers from OCD, and his personal experience imbues this book with an exceptional clarity and understanding. Dr. Osborn discusses the various forms OCD takes and–using the most common focuses of obsession–presents detailed and dramatic cases whose objects are filth, harm, lust, and blasphemy.
The whole bright year, Debra Oswald
In the summer of 1976 it's picking season on an Australian stone-fruit orchard run by Celia, a hard-working woman in her early forties. Years ago, when her husband was killed as a bystander in an armed robbery, Celia left the city and brought her newborn daughter Zoe to this farm for a secure life. Now sixteen, Zoe is a passionate, intelligent girl, chafing against her mother's protectiveness, yearning to find intensity and a bit of danger.
Prayer for the dead, James Oswald
The search for a missing journalist is called off as a body is found at the scene of a carefully staged murder. In a sealed chamber, deep in the heart of Gilmerton Cove, a mysterious network of caves and passages sprawling beneath Edinburgh, the victim has undergone a macabre ritual of purification. Inspector Tony McLean knew the dead man, and can't shake off the suspicion that there is far more to this case than meets the eye. The baffling lack of forensics at the crime scene seems impossible.
Happiness hacks: 300+ simple ways to get–and stay–happy, Inc OverDrive
Discover simple ways to be happier in your everyday life with these hacks that encourage positive thinking to improve your mood and outlook in any situation. Everyone wants to be happier, but often many people don't know where to start. In Happiness Hacks, you'll find 300 quick and easy ways to increase happiness in every area of life, including improving relationships, finding joy in your career and workplace, and developing a supportive community.
Hill to die on: the battle for ongress and the future of Trump's America, Anna Palmer
The family secret, Fiona Palmer
A heartwarming story spanning three generations about when to fight and when to surrender - and how new love can heal old wounds. Kim Richards is a creative woman of the land, a rural ambassador who's renowned for her contribution to her community. But deep down, she's lonely. She's already watched the man she loves falls for someone else, and her dream of starting her own family feels like it's slipping through her fingers.
Night theatre, Vikram Paralkar
As dusk approaches, a former surgeon goes about closing up his dilapidated clinic in rural India. His day, like all his days, has been long and hard. His medical supplies arrive late if at all, the electrics in the clinic threaten to burn out at any minute, and his overseer, a corrupt government official, blackmails and extorts him. It is thankless work, but the surgeon has long given up any hope of reward in this life.
February's son, Alan Parks
Bodies are piling up with grisly messages carved into their chests. Rival gangs are competing for control of Glasgow's underworld and it seems that Cooper, McCoy's oldest gangster friend, is tangled up in it all.Detective Harry McCoy's first day back at work couldn't have gone worse.New drugs have arrived in Glasgow, and they've brought a different kind of violence to the broken city. The law of the street is changing and now demons from McCoy's past are coming back to haunt him.
Astrid the unstoppable, Maria Parr
"Astrid Glimmerdal loves to spend her days racing down the mountainside on her sledge and skis - the faster the better! She just wishes there were other children to share in her adventures. Instead, she has to put up with a grumpy 74 year old for a best friend (although secretly, she knows she wouldn't have it any other way). Astrid's world is about to be turned upside down, however, first by the arrival of a strange family, and then a mystery woman.
Finding hope in times of grief, Preston Parrish
Girl on fire, Tony Parsons
When terrorists use a drone to bring down a plane on one of London's busiest shopping centres, it ignites a chain of events that will draw in the innocent and the guilty alike. DC Max Wolfe of West End Central finds himself caught in the crossfire between a tech-savvy terrorist cell and a revenge-seeking, Bible-quoting murderer called Bad Moses. And when Max's ex-wife suddenly reappears to reclaim custody of his beloved daughter Scout, he finds himself fighting the greatest battle of all.
The library of lost and found, Phaedra Patrick
Librarian Martha Storm has always found it easier to connect with books than people—though not for lack of trying. She keeps careful lists of how to help others in her superhero-themed notebook. And yet, sometimes it feels like she's invisible. All of that changes when a book of fairy tales arrives on her doorstep. Inside, Martha finds a dedication written to her by her best friend—her grandmother Zelda—who died under mysterious circumstances years earlier.
Target, James Patterson
Nooners, James Patterson
Hey, whoever's killing my coworkers, cut it out! Everyone who knows Tim says he's a good guy. But the popular advertising exec has a problem: a lot of the people who know him are getting murdered. And by the time he figures out why, Tim won't feel so good anymore. BookShotsLIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSONNovels you can devour in a few hoursImpossible to stop readingAll original content from James Patterson.
Liar liar, James Patterson
Detective Harriet Blue is clear about two things. Regan Banks deserves to die. And she'll be the one to pull the trigger. But Regan - the Georges River Killer and the man responsible for destroying her brother's life - has gone to ground. And now Harriet needs to disappear too, before her colleagues stop her carrying out an act that could end her career, her freedom, even her life. Suddenly, her phone rings. It's him. Regan. And he wants to play 'catch me if you can'.
Guilty wives: a novel, James Patterson
"No husbands allowed. Only minutes after Abbie Elliot and her three best friends step off of a private helicopter, they enter the most luxurious, sumptuous, sensually pampering hotel they have ever been to. Their lavish presidential suite overlooks Monte Carlo, and they surrender: to the sun and pool, to the sashimi and sake, to the Bruno Paillard champagne. For four days they're free to live someone else's life.
The road less travelled: a new psychology of love, traditional values and spiritual growth, M Scott Peck
Confronting and solving problems is a painful process which most of us attempt to avoid. Avoiding resolution results in greater pain and an inability to grow both mentally and spiritually. Drawing heavily on his own professional experience, Dr M. Scott Peck, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties - and suffering through the changes - can enable us to reach a higher level of self-understanding.
The earl I ruined, Scarlett Peckham
She's beautiful, rich, and reckless... When Lady Constance Stonewell accidentally ruins the Earl of Apthorp's entire future with her gossip column, she does what any honourable young lady must: offer her hand in marriage. Or, at the very least, stage a whirlwind fake engagement to repair his reputation. Never mind that it means spending a month with the dullest man in England. Or the fact that he disapproves of everything she holds dear.
Big Nate. Payback time!, Lincoln Peirce
In this newest Big Nate collection, everyone's favorite sixth-grade renaissance man is up to his usual schemes and misadventures – developing a strange allergy to Mrs. Godfrey, inflating his goalkeeper statistics, and even mentoring a kid in detention. But he's not the only one creating mischief. Francis, Teddy and Chad trade blows in an ongoing snowball fight, a bully finds an unexpected surprise in his locker, and Nate's rivalry with Gina takes a Halloween twist.
We inspire me: cultivate your crew to work, play, and make, Andrea Pippins
The best thing a creative person can have is a crew of friends, allies, and mentors to support them. Packed with inspiration and ideas from author-illustrator Andrea Pippins, this is a one-of-a-kind handbook for doers and makers looking to expand and nourish their creative community.
World's cutest animals, Lonely Planet
One warm winter, Jamie Pope
Adopted as a child by a tech billionaire, Wynter Bates knows nothing about her origins–or the world, beyond being privileged, sheltered, and lonely. But she won't let anything stop her from investigating who she is. Especially after a high-profile scandal involving her father's past lands her on an island retreat under bodyguard Cullen Whelan's protection–in the guise of being his girlfriend. A former military intelligence officer, Cullen figures protecting a pampered heiress will be easy.
Lanny, Max Porter
Not far from London, there is a village. This village belongs to the people who live in it and to those who lived in it hundreds of years ago. It belongs to England's mysterious past and its confounding present. It belongs to Mad Pete, the grizzled artist. To ancient Peggy, gossiping at her gate. To families dead for generations, and to those who have only recently moved here. But it also belongs to Dead Papa Toothwort who has woken from his slumber in the woods.
Verses for the dead, Douglas J Preston
After an overhaul of leadership at the FBI's New York field office, A. X. L. Pendergast is abruptly forced to accept an unthinkable condition of continued employment: the famously rogue agent must now work with a partner. Pendergast and his new teammate, junior agent Coldmoon, are assigned to Miami Beach, where a rash of killings by a bloodthirsty psychopath are distinguished by a confounding M.O.
Extraction, Douglas J Preston
AIn New Orleans' French Quarter, the Tooth Fairy isn't a benevolent sprite who slips money under your pillow at night ... he's a mysterious old recluse who must be appeased with teeth - lest he extract retribution. When young Diogenes Pendergast loses a tooth, however, his skeptical older brother Aloysius is determined to put the legend to the test ... with dire consequences.
Crimson shore, Douglas J Preston
A seemingly straightforward private case turns out to be much more complicated-and sinister-than Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast ever could have anticipated. Pendergast, together with his ward Constance Greene, travels to the quaint seaside village of Exmouth, Massachusetts, to investigate the theft of a priceless wine collection. But inside the wine cellar, they find something considerably more disturbing: a bricked-up niche that once held a crumbling skeleton.
Homegrown hero, Khurrum Rahman
Reluctant spy.Trained assassin. Whose side are you on? Jay Qasim is back home in West London and in pursuit of normality. He's swapped dope-dealing for admin, and spends his free time at the local Muslim Community Centre or cruising around Hounslow in his beloved BMW. No-one would guess that he was the MI5 spy who foiled the most devastating terrorist attack in recent history. But Jay's part in sabotaging Ghurfat-Al-Mudarris' hit on London didn't pass unnoticed.
A dangerous collaboration, Deanna Raybourn
Lured by the promise of a rare and elusive butterfly, the intrepid Veronica Speedwell is persuaded by Lord Templeton-Vane, the brother of her colleague Stoker, to pose as his fiancée at a house party on a Cornish isle owned by his oldest friend, Malcolm Romilly. But Veronica soon learns that one question hangs over the party: What happened to Rosamund? Three years ago, Malcolm Romilly's bride vanished on their wedding day, and no trace of her has ever been found.
The dead travel fast, Deanna Raybourn
Excitement, danger, and romance await independent, headstrong author Theodora Lestrange when she flees 1858 Scotland and miserable spinsterhood for the wilds of Transylvania, joining a childhood friend who will soon be wed. Ensconced in a crumbling castle steeped in sinister legend, Theodora finds herself drawn equally to its gloomy atmosphere and its rakish master, Count Andrei Dragulescu.
The alphabet of grief: words to help in times of sorrow, Andrea Raynor
"I chose each word in this book based on the countless hours I have spent with grieving people. Not only have they have shared with me the pain of loss but they have taught me about the daunting and sometimes mysterious journey of living." -Andrea Raynor, The Alphabet of Grief Chaplain and spiritual counselor Andrea Raynor knows that when the funeral service is over, the friends leave, and the house grows quiet, grief can be overwhelming.
Space, Penny Reid
One week. Private cabin. Famous physicist. Still an unrepentant slacker. What's the worst that could happen? Mona's meticulously planned allotment of relaxation is thrown into chaos by the unscheduled appearance of her older brother's band of friends, including the one person she'd hoped to never face again. Abram still makes her feel entirely too much, which is one of the reasons she disappeared after their one week together.
The secret runners of New York, Matthew Reilly
When Skye Rogers and her twin brother Red move to Manhattan, rumours of a coming global apocalypse are building. But this does not stop the young elite of New York from partying without a care. And then suddenly Skye is invited to join an exclusive gang known as the Secret Runners of New York. But this is no ordinary clique - they have access to an underground portal that can transport them into the future. And what Skye discovers in the future is horrifying.
Permafrost, Alastair Reynolds
Fix the past. Save the present. Stop the future. Master of science fiction Alastair Reynolds unfolds a time-traveling climate fiction adventure in Permafrost. 2080: at a remote site on the edge of the Arctic Circle, a group of scientists, engineers and physicians gather to gamble humanity's future on one last-ditch experiment. Their goal: to make a tiny alteration to the past, averting a global catastrophe while at the same time leaving recorded history intact.
Hell Bay, Kate Rhodes
Ruin beach, Kate Rhodes
The island of Tresco holds a dark secret. Ben Kitto has become the Scilly Isles' Deputy Chief of Police. As the island's lazy summer takes hold, he finds himself missing the excitement of the murder squad in London. But when the body of professional diver Jude Trellon is discovered, anchored to the rocks of a nearby cave, his investigative skills are once again needed.
The Islamic Antichrist: the shocking truth about the real nature of the Beast, Joel Richardson
The Bible predicts that in the last days a charismatic leader will establish a global following in the name of peace. The Koran also predicts that a man will rise up to lead the nations, pledging to usher in an era of peace. The man in the Koran is called the Mahdi, or Islam's saviour. However, the man in the Bible is the Antichrist. Joel Richardson's stunning research and analysis suggest that the Mahdi and the Antichrist are actually one and the same.
Dukes of war (Books 5-8) boxed set, Erica Ridley
The Brigadier's Runaway Bride: After being left for dead on the battlefield, Brigadier Edmund Blackpool is scarred inside and out. He fights his way home only to discover his intended before the altar with his best friend. He'll be the one to marry her, no matter what she wants! But when his new bride disappears with his child, he must reopen his wounds to win the most important battle of his life.
Brooklyn House. Magician's manual, Rick Riordan
"Greetings, initiate! Carter Kane, here. Congratulations on reaching Brooklyn House in one piece. You are quite clearly descended from Egyptian royalty, with magical powers gifted from the gods. But what good is power without knowing how to use it? That's where this training manual comes in. It's packed with quizzes, stories and inside info on the Ancient Egyptian deities. For those with the blood of the pharaohs, this is your first step down the path of the gods.
My sister's lies, S D Robertson
For a decade, Hannah's life has been pretty close to perfect - she has a great job, she's married to Mark, and her child-free existence means she's free as a bird. The only sadness in her life is a fall-out with her sister Diane, who hasn't spoken to her in over ten years. But now Diane is on her doorstep - and this time, she's got her teenage daughter Mia in tow. When Diane asks if Mia can stay with Hannah and Mark for a few days, Hannah is glad of the chance to get to know her niece.
Climate justice: hope, resilience, and the fight for a sustainable future, Mary Robinson
An urgent call to arms by one of the most important voices in the international fight against climate change, sharing inspiring stories and offering vital lessons for the path forward. Holding her first grandchild in her arms in 2003, Mary Robinson was struck by the uncertainty of the world he had been born into. Before his fiftieth birthday, he would share the planet with more than nine billion people'people battling for food, water, and shelter in an increasingly volatile climate.
The magnate's marriage merger, Joanne Rock
The matchmaker meets her one very persistent tycoon! Secretive matchmaker to the rich and famous, Lydia Whitney prefers to stay behind the scenes. But after one mistake, rich resort developer Ian McNeill is hot on her trail, and he's more attractive–and persistent–than ever before.Ian can't believe it when he figures out who's messing with his family: a woman who has deceived–and seduced–him before.
His accidental heir, Joanne Rock
When resort developer Cameron McNeill goes undercover to root out problems at his prized island property, his first discovery is the irresistible concierge, Maresa Delphine. Her business smarts are vital to his mission. But the struggling single mum could help with his personal mission, too: fulfilling the marriage terms of his grandfather's will.Maresa is overwhelmed caring for her infant niece and tending to the demands of the resort's sexy mystery guest.
Mending matters: stitch, patch, and repair your favorite denim & more, Katrina Rodabaugh
Mending Matters explores sewing on two levels: First, it includes more than 20 hands-on projects that showcase current trends in visible mending that are edgy, modern, and bold-but draw on traditional stitching. It does all this through just four very simple mending techniques: exterior patches, interior patches, slow stitches, darning, and weaving. In addition, the book addresses the way mending leads to a more mindful relationship to fashion and to overall well-being.
The universal Christ: how a forgotten reality can change everything we see, hope for and believe, Richard Rohr
In his decades as a globally recognized teacher, Richard Rohr has helped millions realize what is at stake in matters of faith and spirituality. Yet Rohr has never written on the most perennially talked about topic in Christianity: Jesus. Most know who Jesus was, but who was Christ? Is the word simply Jesus' last name? Too often, Rohr writes, our understanding has been limited by culture, religious squabbling, and the human tendency to put ourselves at the centre.
Scandalous ever after, Theresa Romain
After being widowed by a steeplechase accident in Ireland, Lady Kate Whelan abandons the turf. But once her mourning is complete, her late husband's debts drive her to seek help in Newmarket amidst the whirl of a race meet. There she encounters antiquities expert Evan Rhys, her late husband's roguish friend whom she hasn't seen since the day of his lordship's mysterious death. Now that fate has reunited them, Evan seizes the chance to win over the woman he's always loved.
Sport of baronets, Theresa Romain
An original novella introducing Romance of the Turf, Theresa Romain's Regency romance series The lives of Sir Bartlett Crosby and Hannah Chandler have been marked by fierce competition between their elite families ... the perfect breeding ground for a mutual attraction neither can deny. Bart hopes to conquer "the turf" through victory in a much-touted match. Should his heavily-favoured colt win, the Crosby reputation and fortunes would be revived.
A widow's journey, Gayle G Roper
The queen's resistance, Rebecca Ross
Brienna is a mistress of knowledge and is beginning to settle into her role as the daughter of the once disgraced lord, Davin MacQuinn. Though she'd just survived a revolution that will return a queen to the throne, she faces yet another challenge: acceptance by the MacQuinns. But as Queen Isolde Kavanagh's closest confidant, she'll have to balance serving her father's House as well as her country.
8 keys to safe trauma recovery: take-charge strategies to empower your healing, Babette Rothschild
Diary of a crap housewife: it's time to embrace your perfectly imperfect life, Jessica Rowe
Why not cut the crap, take the pressure off and admit to the moments, days, weeks and months when the wheels of the household do fall off?.
The four agreements: a practical guide to personal freedom, Miguel Ruiz
The author uses ancient Toltec wisdom to fashion a personal philosophy around these four principles–be impeccable with your word, don't take anything personally, don't make assumptions and always do your best.
Reinvent me: how to transform your life & career, Camilla Sacre-Dallerup
At the top of her game as a professional dancer, Camilla left Strictly Come Dancing. And has since undergone her own career reinvention. Having trained as a life coach Camilla is now a motivational speaker, hypnotherapist and meditation teacher. Reinvent Me is a complete 8-part programme created by Camilla to help anyone who is considering reinventing any part of their life.
Strictly inspirational: how I learnt to dream, act, believe and succeed, Camilla Sacre-Dallerup
In this candid autobiography, former professional dancer and Strictly Come Dancing winner Camilla Sacre-Dallerup, shares the practical, motivational techniques she has used both personally and professionally to achieve success and happiness.
Dark of the moon, John Sandford
Three murders in just as many weeks in the quiet rural town of Bluestem is unheard of. It's also no coincidence, and it's not over. Detective Virgil Flowers is about to be pulled into the middle of a killer's violent personal vendetta.
Secret pray, John Sandford
Why was chairman Daniel S. Kresge shot? Because he has just bamboozled his wife into accepting an $8 million divorce settlement.
Glad no matter what: transforming loss and change into gift and opportunity, 1954- Sark
Though SARK has empowered millions to live their creative dreams, manage their businesses, and savor personal connections, the deaths of her mother and cat and the end of a treasured relationship tested her ability to walk her talk. But as Glad No Matter What shows, she journeyed through the spirals and layers of grief and loss and emerged stronger and more whole.
Princess Sultana's daughters, Jean P Sasson
Readers of Princess Sultana's extraordinary biography Princess were gripped by her powerful indictment of women's lives behind the veil within the royal family of Saudi Arabia. They were every bit as fascinated by the sequel, Daughters of Arabia. Here, the princess turns the spotlight on her two daughters, Maha and Amani, both teenagers.
The woman who knew too much, Tom Savage
Galina Rostova, the hot new star of Moscow's theatre scene, and mistress to a powerful Russian general, has reached out to the CIA. In exchange for information vital to U.S. security, she requests asylum in America. The Company's top pick for the mission is Nora Baron. The wife of a CIA operative, this Long Island mother and drama teacher has proven to be an asset in the field before. And as an actress herself, her cover will be convincing.
The resilience workbook: essential skills to recover from stress, trauma, and adversity, Glenn R Schiraldi
The Resilience Workbook Why do some people sail through life's storms, while others are knocked down? Resilience is the key. Resilience is the ability to recover from difficult experiences, such as death of loved one, job loss, serious illness, terrorist attacks, or even just daily stressors and challenges. Resilience is the strength of body, mind, and character that enables people to respond well to adversity. In short, resilience is the cornerstone of mental health.
Endangered, Eliot Schrefer
Sophie is not happy to be back in the Congo for the summer, but when she rescues an abused baby bonobo she becomes more involved in her mother's sanctuary–and when fighting breaks out and the sanctuary is attacked, it is up to Sophie to rescue the apes and somehow survive in the jungle.
The Near witch, Victoria Schwab
Brand new edition, containing in-universe short story "The Ash-Born Boy" and a never-before-seen introduction from V.E. Schwab. The Near Witch is only an old story told to frighten children. If the wind calls at night, you must not listen. The wind is lonely, and always looking for company. There are no strangers in the town of Near. These are the truths that Lexi has heard all her life.
The city on the other side, Mairghread Scott
Isabel has been sheltered in a high-society world. All that changes, when she breaches an invisible barrier, and steps into a magical and dangerous city where war rages between the fairies of the Seelie and Unseelie Courts.
Saboteur: the untold story of SOE's youngest agent at the heart of the French Resistance, Mark Seaman
Tony Brooks was unique. He was barely out of school when recruited in 1941 by the Special Operations Executive (SOE), the wartime secret service established by Churchill to 'set Europe ablaze'. After extensive training he was parachuted into France in July 1942 - being among the first (and youngest) British agents sent to support the nascent French Resistance.
Flourish, Martin E P Seligman
Building on his game-changing work on optimism, motivation, and character, Dr Seligman shows us how to flourish and bring well being into our own lives.
Depression and your child: a guide for parents and caregivers, Deborah Serani
Depression and Your Child provides a uniquely textured understanding of pediatric depression and its treatments. Serani weaves her own personal experiences of being a depressed child along with her clinical experiences as a psychologist treating depressed children. Readers will find a wealth of specific tips, recommendations, and case examples sure to make parenting a depressed child less challenging.
Old Puglia: a portrait of south eastern Italy, Desmond Seward
"Puglia is the heel stretching down from the spur of the Italian boot. It boasts very beautiful landscapes, wonderful old cities with Romanesque cathedrals, Gothic castles and a great wealth of Baroque architecture. And yet, though far from inaccessible, until quite recently it was seldom visited by western tourists." "Today, however, Puglia is becoming fashionable as "an alternative Tuscany".
The right side of history: how reason and moral purpose made the West great, Ben Shapiro
An outspoken conservative commentator considers the state of the West today, asking why, if American lives have never been better than at any other time in history, the United States' political, social, and economic situation is beginning to erode.
Getting past your past: take control of your life with self-help techniques from EMDR t\Therapy, Francine Shapiro
A totally accessible user's guide from the creator of a scientifically proven form of psychotherapy that has successfully treated millions of people worldwide.Whether we've experienced small setbacks or major traumas, we are all influenced by memories and experiences we may not remember or don't fully understand. Getting Past Your Past offers practical procedures that demystify the human condition and empower readers looking to achieve real change.
The true history of Lyndie B. Hawkins, Gail Shepherd
When twelve-year-old Lyndie and her parents must move to her grandparents' home in small-town Tennessee in 1985, having to keep all family problems private only adds to their problems.– Provided by Publisher.
Dread locks, Neal Shusterman
Accustomed to a carefree existence, fifteen-year-old Parker Baer meets the girl next door and finds his life taking a menacing turn as he begins to absorb some of her terrible powers.
The jungle, Upton Sinclair
Describes the conditions of the Chicago stockyards through the eyes of a young immigrant struggling in America.
Dragon's teeth, Upton Sinclair
The years from 1929 to 1934, in America and Europe, picturing especially the rise of Hitler.
Blood on the rosary, Sue Smethurst
Doggerland, Ben Smith
Explosive adventures, Alexander McCall Smith
The popcorn pirates: Lucy, Hermione and Sam are off on a sailing trip. It sounds fun, but it may be dangerous. Captain Foster and his dog need their help. Pirates have raided the ship and stolen the popcorn harvest. Now the pirates aren't just after more popcorn, they want some new sailors too!
The bubblegrum tree: The gum that comes from the wonderful bubblegum trees that grow in the Indian jungle has not been delivered for two months.
Redeeming grace: Ruth's story, Jill Eileen Smith
When famine visits Bethlehem, Boaz holds out hope for rain while his relative Elimelech moves his wife Naomi and their sons to Moab. For a while, it appears the Lord is blessing Elimelech's family, and his sons marry two lovely Moabite women. But calamities strike, one after another, leaving Naomi alone in a foreign land with only her childless daughters-in-law for comfort.
The secret speech, Tom Rob Smith
Soviet Union, 1956: Stalin is dead. With his passing, a violent regime is beginning to fracture - leaving behind a society where the police are the criminals, and the criminals are innocent. The catalyst comes when a secret manifesto composed by Stalin's successor Khrushchev is distributed to the entire nation. Its message: Stalin was a tyrant and a murderer. Its promise: The Soviet Union will transform.
Slow down and grow something: the urban grower's recipe for the good life, Byron Smith
A blueprint for living the good life in the city - how to grow the easiest food plants in small spaces and recipes to make the most of them.
Welcome to paradise, now go to hell: a true story of violence, corruption, and the soul of surfing, Chas Smith
Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell, is surfer and former war reporter Chas Smith's wild and unflinching look at the high-stakes world of surfing on Oahu's North Shore - a riveting, often humorous, account of beauty, greed, danger, and crime. For two months every winter, when Pacific storms make landfall, swarms of mainlanders, Brazilians, Australians, and Europeans flock to Oahu's paradisiacal North Shore in pursuit of some of the greatest waves on earth for surfing's Triple Crown competition.
A hand to hold: helping someone through grief, Lauraine Snelling
We are not taught how to grieve, and yet grief comes to every one of us at some time. Bestselling author Lauraine Snelling discovered this truth when she began her own journey with grief in 1985, the year her twenty-year-old daughter, Marie, lost her battle with cancer. In this nonfiction book, A Hand to Hold, Lauraine helps us release the fears that make us uncomfortable around those who grieve. She urges us to offer those who grieve the gifts of touch, tears, talk, and time.
Death of a cave dweller, Sally Spencer
"When Eddie Barnes is electrocuted on the stage of The Cellar Club, in front of three hundred adoring fans, the Liverpool Police immediately call in Scotland yard, which in effect means calling in the Yard's resident expert on 'Up North', Chief Inspector Charlie Woodend. But for once, Woodend feels out of his depth."–Jacket.
The hidden, Sally Spencer
DCI Paniatowski's team are increasingly convinced that the girl found dead in the woods is the victim of a ritual killing, carried out by a secret society which has been established in the very heart of Whitebridge. Their problem is that without Paniatowski there to back them up, they find it impossible to persuade the ambitious DCI 'Rhino' Dixon that treating it as a mere domestic murder will get them nowhere.
Sherwood, Meagan Spooner
Fairy tale-inspired story. Robin of Locksley is dead. Maid Marian doesn't know how she'll go on, but the people of Locksley town, persecuted by the Sheriff of Nottingham, need a protector. And the dreadful Guy of Gisborne, the Sheriff's right hand, wishes to step into Robin's shoes as Lord of Locksley and Marian's fianc . Who is there to stop them? Marian never meant to tread in Robin's footsteps–never intended to stand as a beacon of hope to those awaiting his triumphant return.
Dead wrong, Gillian St Kevern
Nate's no supernatural expert, but even he knows a murdered man coming back to life to kill him can only mean one thing - the necromancer is back and out for revenge. Recruited by Department Seven in a desperate attempt to stop Peter before he claims new victims, Nate quickly realizes he's in way over his head.
Life after humanity, Gillian St Kevern
Ben is a recovering vampire determined to pick up the pieces of the life that came to a halt when he was murdered over a year ago, even if that means distancing himself from his few remaining friends. Nate, struggling to navigate his new identity as a Class 3 Unknown paranormal, knows it will take more than mastery of his affinity with plants to convince Ben they belong together.
Big sister, Gunnar Staalesen
I, Jedi, Michael A Stackpole
Corran Horn, an X-wing fighter pilot with latent Force powers, begins training at Luke Skywalker's Jedi academy in order to rescue his wife from pirates using the dark side.
Mindfulness & grief: with guided meditations to calm your mind and restore your spirit, Heather Stang
Soothing mindfulness exercises to help you cope during your time of grief. Without proper support, navigating the icy waters of grief may feel impossible. The grieving person may feel spiritually bankrupt and often the loss is so painful that the bereaved may lose faith in what they once held dear. Mindfulness meditation can restore hope by offering a compassionate safe haven for healing and self-reflection.
Beyond the baby blues: anxiety and depression during and after pregnancy, Rebecca Fox Starr
A spotlight has been shone on postpartum depression with high-profile celebrities speaking out on their stories. However, anxiety & depression can also strike during pregnancy, and the effects can be just as devastating. Here, the author explores her own and others' experiences with prenatal and postpartum depression, offering insight and guidance.
The log goblin: a original, Brian Staveley
On a cold winter's night, a goblin is caught stealing firewood. Then things start getting weird.
Silent night, Danielle Steel
Nine-year-old Emma is a talented child actress, whose career is managed by her loving but overbearing mother Paige. Paige ferries her daughter across LA from audition to casting to job. But one fateful day, Emma's life is turned upside down when their car crashes, killing her mother instantly and leaving Emma in intensive care with catastrophic brain injuries. As Emma recovers from her life-changing injuries, she is left in the care of her aunt, Whitney.
Summer at the Dog & Duck, Jill Steeples
Happily ever after at the Dog & Duck, Jill Steeples
Life in Little Leyton is never quiet, and when handsome developer Max and his bride-to-be Ellie, receive some sad news, he decides to whisk her away for a romantic break. The time away gives Ellie a new perspective, and she's eager to get home to get on with planning their wedding. But a devastating incident at the pub she runs, The Dog & Duck, puts everything in jeopardy.
Death in the spotlight, Robin Stevens
A spoonful of murder, Robin Stevens
Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are paying a visit to Hazel's family estate in hot, sultry Hong Kong. It may be the holidays, but the Detective Society is never far away from a mystery - and soon they are mixed up in a truly terrible crime. Hazel's little half brother is kidnapped - and the family maid murdered. Daisy and Hazel know another life could be at stake if they don't crack this case quickly.
Cream buns and crime, Robin Stevens
Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are famous for the murder cases they have solved - but there are many other mysteries in the pages of Hazel's casebook.From the macabre Case of the Deepdean Vampire, to the baffling Case of the Blue Violet, and their very first case of all: the Case of Lavinia's Missing Tie.
The goodbye café, Mariah Stewart
"From Mariah Stewart, New York Times bestselling author of The Chesapeake Diaries series, comes the next book in her popular Hudson Sisters series, which follows a trio of reluctant sisters who set out to fulfill their father's dying wish and discover themselves in the process in this "sweet reminder of the importance of family" (First for Women).
Healing days: a guide for kids who have experienced trauma, Susan Farber Straus
Discusses the effects of trauma on children and how they can heal.
Making money in your PJs: freelancing for voice-overs and other solopreneurs, Paul Strikwerda
The dragonet prophecy, Tui Sutherland
"Clay has lived his whole life under the mountain. The MudWing dragonet knows war is raging between the dragon tribes in the world outside - a war that he and four other dragonets are destined to end, according to the mysterious prophecy they have been taught. The five "chosen" dragonets were stolen from their homes while they were still in their eggs - and hidden away for years - all to fulfill the prophecy. But not every dragonet wants a destiny.
The brightest night, Tui Sutherland
Sunny has always taken the Dragonet Prophecy very seriously, so Morrowseer's devastating news changes everything–now she must forge a new identity, and find a way to stop the futile and destructive war between the dragon clans.
The dark secret, Tui Sutherland
When Starflight, one of the dragonets of destiny, is kidnapped by the NightWings he finds that the kingdom of his birth is a miserable place, full of terrible secrets–and that, with his fellow dragonets too far away to help, the fate of two kingdoms rests in his talons.
The hidden kingdom, Tui Sutherland
The five dragonets of the prophecy are hoping to hide in safety in the RainWing kingdom, and Glory is hoping to learn more about her own identity, but when tribe members start disappearing and the old queen does nothing, it is up to Glory and her friends to uncover the lurking evil.
The Spanish promise, Karen Swan
Charlotte, a wealth counsellor who knows from personal experience the complications that a sudden inheritance can bring, helps her clients navigate the emotional side effects of sudden wealth syndrome. When she is asked by Mateo Mendoza, heir to a huge Spanish estate, to fly to Madrid to help resolve an issue in his father's will, she's confident it will be straightforward.
Before she knew him, Peter Swanson
'They had a secret, the two of them, and there was no better way to start a friendship than with a secret.'When Hen and Lloyd move into their new house in West Dartford, Mass., they're relieved to meet, at their first block party, the only other seemingly-childless couple in their neighborhood, Matthew and Mira Dolamore. Turns out they live in the Dutch Colonial immediately next door.
I survived the attack of the grizzlies, 1967, Lauren Tarshis
No grizzly has ever killed a human in Glacier before . . . until tonight. Eleven-year-old Melody Vega and her family come to Glacier National Park every year, and it's always been a place where she can forget her troubles. But this year is different. With Mom gone, every moment in the park is a heartbreaking reminder of the past. Then Mel comes face-to-face with the mighty grizzly. Now her only thought is one of survival.
I survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888, Lauren Tarshis
When John Hale's parents moved to a farm Prairie Creek, in the southern Dakota Territory from Chicago in the late 1880s, he was not happy (too hot in summer, too cold in winter, and that is just the beginning); but after a year, and now eleven, he has settled in and made some friends at school–but when a sunny day in January 1888 turns abruptly into a deadly blizzard he will need all his strength and courage to survive what became known to history as The Children's Blizzard.
I survived the eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980, Lauren Tarshis
On May 18, 1980, eleven-year-old Jessie Marlowe and her best friends, Eddie and Sam, are in a forest near Mount St. Helens when the months of wondering whether the volcano will erupt are finally answered–all three are badly burned, but it is up to Jessie to protect the boys as best she can and hope that somebody comes to rescue them.
I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871, Lauren Tarshis
In a national contest, readers voted and decided that the next I SURVIVED topic will be the Great Chicago Fire, 1871! In the next book of the I SURVIVED series, one boy will struggle to stay alive as the great city of Chicago burns.
I survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005, Lauren Tarshis
Eleven-year-old Barry Hunter and his family attempt to ride out Hurricane Katrina at home in the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans when his little sister gets ill, but when the levees break, Barry gets swept away from his family.
I survived the sinking of the Titanic, 1912, Lauren Tarshis
Excited to board the Titanic with his aunt and little sister, ten-year-old George begins to explore the ill-fated ship's first-class storage cabin when the ship is rocked by a collision with an iceberg and begins to sink.
Li?. Making friends, Mark Tatulli
A curious young scientist and comic book fan, Lio is the defender of the defenseless and the inventor of a legion of zombie bunnies. Lio is joined in his day-to-day exploits by his exasperated and sleep-deprived father, a pet snake named Frank, a squid named Ishmael, and various imaginary robots and creepy, crawly monsters. Within this humorously macabre framework of sarcasm, parody, and high jinks, sidesplitting laughter abounds–all without so much as a word.
Li?. There's a monster in my socks, Mark Tatulli
"A curious young scientist and comic book fan, Li? is the defender of the defenseless and the inventor of a legion of zombie bunnies. Li? is joined in his day-to-day exploits by his exasperated and sleep-deprived father, a pet snake named Frank, a squid named Ishmael, and various imaginary robots and creepy, crawly monsters. Includes previously published cartoons."–Page 4 of cover.
Zombies need love too: they came for brains– and found friendship!: and still another Li? collection, Mark Tatulli
Lio is a successful comic strip syndicated by Universal Uclick in major markets throughout the United States. The main character, Lio, is a small boy with a penchant for befriending squids, monsters, and aliens. Lio is a curious scientist, a comic-book fan, defender of the defenseless and creator of an army of zombie bunnies. All without saying a word. Zombies Need Love Too is Lio's fifth book with AMP.
Redemption's blade, Adrian Tchaikovsky
Ten years ago, the Kinslayer returned from the darkness. His brutal Yorughan armies issued from the pits of the earth, crushing all resistance, leaving burnt earth and corruption behind. Thrones toppled and cities fell. And then he died. Celestaine–one of the heroes that destroyed him–has tasked herself with correcting the worst excesses of the Kinslayer's brief reign, bringing light back to a broken world.
Elric of Melnibone, Roy Thomas
Bear witness to the story of Elric, Lord of Melnibon©♭; his dark cousin - the evil Yyrkoon; their dark magics; and their terrible struggle for rule of the fabled Emerald Isle!Collecting the first volume of the classic adaptation of Michael Moorcock's bestselling fantasy saga, Elric of Melnibon©♭ marks the perfect introduction to the series' iconic antihero, his fabled blade, Stormbringer, and his harrowing adventures across the Dragon Isle.
Take six girls: the lives of the Mitford sisters, Laura Thompson
The contrasting lives of the Mitford sisters - stylish, scandalous and tragic by turns - hold up a mirror to upper-class life before and after the Second World War.
Blue ink, Tess Thompson
Visit Blue Mountain yet again in this standalone tale that celebrates underdogs, family secrets, and forbidden love. Charlotte Wilde's life is a flop. She gives her heart to the wrong men, her first published book is a failure, and now she's dead broke too. Desperate to pay the bills, she takes a job caring for an elderly woman who is recovering from a broken hip, hopeful the position will leave her with plenty of time to focus on her writing.
Nothing more, Anna Todd
Landon Gibson leaves Washington to navigate love and life in New York City. At the end of the After Ever Happy, Landon got married–but readers everywhere have been wondering who will get to call the nicest boy in the After series their forever love? Read it and find out! "I'm so excited for everyone to get to know Landon Gibson. Whether you're just hearing about him or already know him from the After series, I know that readers are going to love his story.
Before, Anna Todd
Before Hardin met Tessa he was a raging storm. During those first moments they met, he realized he needed to keep her for himself - his life depended on it. After they got together, the world would never be the same.
Morality play, Barry Unsworth
Saga. [Volume 2], Brian K Vaughan
The smash-hit ongoing epic continues! Thanks to her star-crossed parents Marko and Alana, newborn baby Hazel has already survived lethal assassins, rampaging armies, and alien monstrosities, but in the cold vastness of outer space, the little girl encounters something truly frightening: her grandparents!.
Saga. Volume one, Brian K Vaughan
Follows the story of a young family trying to survive an interstellar conflict.
Acid Row, Minette Walters
'Acid Row' is the name the beleaguered inhabitants give to their housing estate. It is a no-man's land of single mothers and fatherless children-where angry, alienated youth control the streets. Into this battlefield comes Sophie Morrison, a young doctor visiting a patient in Acid Row. Little does she know that she is entering the home of a known paedophile ... and with reports circulating that a tormented child called Amy has disappeared, the vigilantes are out in force.
River of salt, Dave Warner
In 1963, former hitman Blake Saunders flees the Philadelphia Mob for a quieter existence in a tiny coastal Australian town. Life in Coral Shoals is perfect and Blake is a new man - running a club called the Surf Shack, and playing nights there with his surf music band, The Twang. But then a young woman's body is found at a local motel, a matchbook from the Surf Shack on her bedside table.
Knox, Susan May Warren
"Montana rancher Knox Marshall's danger years are behind him. A former bull-rider, he now runs the Marshall family ranch, raising champion bucking bulls for the National Professional Bullrider's Expo (NBR-X). Wealth and success are his, but life is stable, expected, and ordinary. He can't help but wonder if his best years are behind him. Kelsey Jones just wants a safe life, a family, a home.
Alzheimer's and dementia for dummies, Michael Wasserman
Your sensitive, authoritative guide to Alzheimer's and dementia If a loved one has recently been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, it's only natural to feel fraught with fear and uncertainty about what lies ahead. Fortunately, you don't have to do it alone. This friendly and authoritative guide is here to help you make smart, informed choices throughout the different scenarios you'll encounter as a person caring for someone diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
The 10 best-ever anxiety management techniques: understanding how your brain makes you anxious and what you can do to change it, Margaret Wehrenberg
Dr. Wehrenberg draws on fresh insights into the anatomy of the anxious brain to get to the bottom of the problem and offer readers practical, effective tips to manage their anxiety on a day-to-day basis. From diaphragmatic breathing and self-talk, to mindfulness, muscle relaxation, and "plan to panic" strategies, you can learn to train your brain, conquer your stress and anxiety, and regain control of your life. – Adapted from Back cover.
Awakening from grief: finding the way back to joy, John E Welshons
A counselor shows readers how to transform grief into a growth experience, offering this unique and sensitively written primer for surviving tragic loss that focuses on grief as an invitation to life-deepening experiences.
Bound to the Italian boss, Annie West
What the boss wants the boss gets.Luca De Laurentis is focused on two things, adventure and expanding his billion-dollar hotel empire. He never expects those interests to collide, until the day he sees his prim and proper assistant transform into a leather-clad beauty with a taste for excitement.Allegra Davis is determined never to be judged on her appearance again. Hence her frumpy work clothes and her move to Italy.
Ship of smoke and steel, Django Wexler
Isoka, an eighteen-year-old ward boss in the great port city, Kahnzoka, is sent on an impossible mission to steal Soliton, a legendary ghost ship, or her sister will be killed.
Lakeshore series. Books 4-6, Susan Wiggs
The Outback governess, Sarah Williams
The PTSD workbook: simple, effective techniques for overcoming traumatic stress symptoms, Mary Beth Williams
In the third edition of the best-selling The PTSD Workbook, psychologists and trauma experts Mary Beth Williams and Soili Poijula offer readers the most effective tools available for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In this fully revised and updated workbook, readers will learn how to move past the trauma they have experienced; manage symptoms such as insomnia, anxiety, and flashbacks; and find important updates reflecting the new DSM-V definition of PTSD.
The brothers of Brigadier Station, Sarah Williams
When Meghan Flanagan, a vet-nurse from Townsville, moves to Brigadier Station in outback Queensland to marry the man of her dreams, she is shocked to discover that perhaps her fiance isn't the man she wants waiting for her at the altar. The man she's destined to marry, just might be his younger brother. Cautious of women after a disastrous past relationship, Darcy is happy living on his beloved cattle station, spending his spare time riding horses, going to rodeos and campdrafting.
The sky over Brigadier Station, Sarah Williams
Noah McGuire stayed away from Brigadier Station for a reason. He's spent almost a decade in New Zealand's South Island, trying to forget his past. But the memories still haunt him and the last thing he wants to do is see his estranged family and attend his brother's wedding.However, the only way he can collect his inheritance is if he returns to his family's property and faces the demons he's been hiding from.
Dreaming of Tuscany, T A Williams
The glamour of Hollywood. The magic of the Tuscan countryside. One big decision... Beatrice Kingdom (Bee to her friends) wakes up in hospital in Tuscany. After an accident on a film set leaves her burned and scarred, she feels her whole life has been turned upside down. Bee is offered the chance of recuperating in a stunning Tuscan villa in the company of a world-famous film star, the irascible Mimi Robertson.
Dreaming of Florence, T A Williams
Fresh pasta, red wine, fine art... and love? Find enchantment this year in the magical city of Florence When Debbie Waterson's bicycle crashes into handsome doctor Pierluigi, she wonders if her luck has changed. Determinedly single after ending a long relationship, at last, a man worth bumping into! Inspired to visit Florence, she soon runs headlong into that old foe: reality.
Anxious kids, anxious parents: 7 ways to stop the worry cycle and raise courageous & independent children, Robert R Wilson
"With anxiety at epidemic levels among our children, Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents offers a contrarian yet effective approach to help children and teens push through their fears, worries, and phobias to ultimately become more resilient, independent, and happy.
Rebel, S M Wilson
Betrayal. Sacrifice. Survival. Welcome to The Extinction Trials Storm and Lincoln's city is burning. The people are starving. The only place left to run is Piloria, the continent of monsters. It's up to Storm and Lincoln to keep their people alive as they colonize this lethal paradise. But will the biggest threat to their survival be the monsters in the jungle...
Path made clear: discovering your life's direction and purpose, Oprah Winfrey
Everyone has a purpose. And, according to Oprah Winfrey, 'Your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you are meant to be and begin to honour your calling in the best way possible.' That journey starts right here. In her latest book, The Path Made Clear, Oprah shares what she sees as a guide for activating your deepest vision of yourself, offering the framework for creating not just a life of success, but one of significance.
American agent, Jacqueline Winspear
Before the magic fades, Gill Winter
For centuries the remote land of Beta was an oasis of peace, protected by a mysterious source of magic. Now, the magic is fading away and Beta has been invaded by its rapacious neighbour, Shan. Tova spends her days herding goats and dreaming of adventure. But one night her grandmother has a prophetic dream, and Tova finds herself on a quest which will change her life - and perhaps the future of her country.
Healing a friend's grieving heart: 100 practical ideas, Alan Wolfelt
A compassionate resource for friends, parents, relatives, teachers, volunteers, and caregivers, this series offers suggestions to help the grieving cope with the loss of a loved one. Often people do not know what to say, or what not to say, to someone they know who is mourning; this series teaches that the most important thing a person can do is listen, have compassion, be there for support, and do something helpful.
Healing a teen's grieving heart: 100 practical ideas, Alan Wolfelt
A compassionate resource for friends, parents, relatives, teachers, volunteers, and caregivers, this series offers suggestions to help the grieving cope with the loss of a loved one.
Understanding your grief: ten essential touchstones for finding hope and healing your heart, Alan Wolfelt
Explaining the important difference between grief and mourning, this book explores every mourner's need to acknowledge death and embrace the pain of loss. Also explored are the many factors that make each person's grief unique and the many normal thoughts and feelings mourners might have. Questions of spirituality and religion are addressed as well. The rights of mourners to be compassionate with themselves, to lean on others for help, and to trust in their ability to heal are upheld.
An apple a day: a memoir of love and recovery from anorexia, Emma Woolf
I haven't tasted chocolate for over ten years and now I'm walking down the street unwrapping a Kit Kat. Remember when Kate Moss said, 'Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels'? She's wrong: chocolate does. For Christmas I'm giving myself a fresh start. I have to get some extra pounds of weight under my belt; I want to make next year the year that everything changes.
What to say when you don't know what to say, H Norman Wright
Small acts of disappearance: essays on hunger, Fiona Wright
The world was whole, Fiona Wright
Our bodies and homes are our shelters, each one intimately a part of the other. But what about those who feel anxious, uncomfortable, unsettled within these havens? In The World Was Whole, Fiona Wright examines how we inhabit and remember the familiar spaces of our homes and suburbs, as we move through them and away from them into the wider world, devoting ourselves to the routines and rituals that make up our lives.
Endgames, Ru Xu
After arriving in Atlalus, Blue, who is determined to find Crow and Jack, gets kidnapped by Snow and Red and they set off on an adventure that takes them to the frontlines of the war.
The last letter: a novel, Rebecca Yarros
Beckett,If you're reading this, well, you know the last-letter drill. You made it. I didn't. Get off the guilt train, because I know if there was any chance you could have saved me, you would have.I need one thing from you: get out of the army and get to Telluride.My little sister Ella's raising the twins alone. She's too independent and won't accept help easily, but she has lost our grandmother, our parents, and now me. It's too much for anyone to endure. It's not fair.
The little book of trauma healing: when violence strikes and community security is threatened, Carolyn Yoder
Following the staggering events of September 11, 2001, the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University was asked to help, along with Church World Service, to equip religious and civil leaders for dealing with traumatized communities. The staff and faculty proposed Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) programs in response. In the years since then, those ideas have been put into practice, re-tooled, and used successfully again and again.
A moon for Moe & Mo, Jane Breskin Zalben
Moses Feldman and Mohammed Hassan both live on Flatbush Avenue, but when they meet at the grocery store they quickly become best friends, sharing a picnic while their families prepare for the festivals of Rosh Hashanah and Ramadan.

Wheelers eBooks

The gulf between, Maxine Alterio
Under the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, love, lies and disenchantment lead to a menacing showdown in this suspense-filled novel. A foreigner is seriously injured not far from Julia's safe Queenstown hideaway. Why does he have her name in his wallet? His unexpected arrival takes Julia back forty-five years to London, where as an impulsive young woman she first met Benito Moretti - a meeting that was to change her life, taking her to the glittering Gulf of Naples.
Partisan, James Caffin
The gripping story of a New Zealand solider who escaped the clutches of a prisoner-of-war camp to join the Yugoslav freedom fighters during the Second World War After a daring escape from a prisoner-of-war camp in occupied Yugoslavia, John Denvir reached the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana, where he joined a partisan band as a machine-gunner.
How to get to the top of Google Search: a practical SEO guide, Richard Conway
Anyone trying to sell anything wants potential customers to be able to find them straight away when searching online. This book tells them how. It has been written by a professional search engine consultant. Richard Conway started his company, Pure SEO, in 2009 with just $200 to spend on a single web page. From there, mostly using digital marketing, he has expanded the business to four offices in New Zealand and Australia.
Miramar dog, Denis Edwards
New Zealand. A great place to bring up kids? Or a darker world, where money is being made, people are being hurt, where illegal gambling and slygrogging are the norm? Eight-year-old Denis Edward is in the middle, observing events swirling around him. He doesn't care. There are more important things on his mind. Alliances have to be made. There are persecutions to be organised. And coming straight down the calendar at him is a showdown. It's a tough time for a Miramar Dog.
Smart mothering: what science says about caring for your baby and yourself, Natalie Flynn
Psychologist Dr Natalie Flynn has examined all the research on key baby topics such as feeding, sleeping and crying. The result? Smart Mothering, a revolutionary book that separates the facts from the opinions. Find out what research says about the dilemmas so many parents face: What if I can't breastfeed? Is it best to feed on demand? Can I leave my baby to cry? Should I vaccinate my baby? Is bed-sharing a good idea? Natalie provides the answers to these questions and many more.
The keeper of secrets, Julie Folkers
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Picasso Dook and the Rainbow Bunny, Julie Folkers
Who are they and what are they up to? Who are they and what are they up to? Chloe and Ben are preparing for Easter when low and behold Fairytaleland overspills again.
Mr Dudley and the shadow beasts, Julie Folkers
Who's the old man with the very cool old car? What's his problem and why has he come to see Betty? A treasure map, Shadow Beasts and Dreamland enter the picture. Can Chloe, Ben and Mum work out what's happening? Or will Muriel the witch from the next village have to save the day? Join them all on their latest adventure and enjoy the fun and games.
A Rebel in exile, Jarrod Gilbert
In this revealing book Shane 'Kiwi' Martin details his tough childhood and upbringing in small town New Zealand, his decision to 'cross the ditch' and how he eventually joined one of Australia's notorious bikie gangs, the Rebels. He also tells the story of how he came to live, work, marry and raise children in Australia before being controversially thrown out of the country by the Australian government.
Annette King: the authorised biography, John Harvey
Annette King is New Zealand's longest-serving women MP - 1984-2017 less three years in the wilderness from 1990-1993. In her 30 years in Parliament, she spent 15 in government (10 as a cabinet minister) and 15 in opposition. She is a former deputy leader of the Labour Party, and held a number of senior cabinet portfolios. This book will take a dual approach to her life and political career. Annette's career embraces a tumultuous time in New Zealand politics and Labour politics.
When it all went to custard, Danielle Hawkins
Odds of saving marriage - slim. Farming expertise - patchy. Chances that it'll all be okay in the end - actually pretty good. I wasn't enjoying the afternoon of 23 February even before I learnt that my husband was having an affair. The news of her husband's infidelity comes as a nasty shock to Jenny Reynolds, part-time building control officer and full-time mother - even though, to her surprise and embarrassment, her first reaction is relief, not anguish.
Rotoroa, Amy Head
Rotoroa Island in the Hauraki Gulf, tiny and isolated, is home to a Salvation Army facility for alcoholic men. It's also where three people at very different points in their lives share a fleeting encounter. There is Katherine, known to history as Elsie K. Morton, famous journalist and author; Jim, an alcoholic with a young family; and Lorna, a teenage mother who has turned to religion, looking for a fresh start.
We can make a life, Chessie Henry
Hours after the 2011 Christchuch Earthquake, Kaikoura-based doctor Chris Henry crawled through the burning CTV building to rescue those who were trapped. Six years later, his daughter Chessie interviews him in an attempt to understand the trauma that led her father to burnout, in the process unravelling stories and memories from her own remarkable family history.
Close to the wind: a story of escape and survival out of the ashes of Singapore 1942, David B Hill
In May 1940, a group of Auckland yachtsmen who were members of the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve left for the war. Leonard Hill, a young Maori sailor, and his friends arrived in Singapore under siege. Playing to their strengths as small boat sailors, they manned fast motor launches, raiding and rescuing Allies from behind enemy lines.
Crossing the touchline, Jay Hogan
What if you've worked your whole life for a dream, to play rugby for the most successful sports team on the planet, the New Zealand All Blacks? What if that dream is so close you can smell it? What if you meet someone? What if you fall in love? What if your dream will cost the man who's stolen your heart? And what if the dream changes? Reuben Taylor has a choice to make. Cameron Wano is that choice.
One thing I know, Kara Isaac
She has the whole world fooled. But the one man who just may see through her holds not only the key to her success, but also her heart. Rachel Somers is America's #1 relationship coach-America just doesn't know it. Rachel writes the books, but her Aunt Donna plays the face of the operation. Living in fear of their secret being exposed, Rachel has no choice but to keep up the charade or lose the big money required to care for her father.
The art of dying well, Ian M Kilgour
This book will help you face your own death with courage and faith. Some simple things can help ease your mind and bring peace to your heart. Much of the book is written in the first-person singular to help you personalise your reflections. There are many prompts for you to write in a notebook or journal your reflections and memories of significant people, places and events in your life, and ideas for your funeral.
The life and death of Laura Friday and of Pavarotti, her parrot, David Murphy
In Bullock, a proud little town somewhere on the coast, they do things differently. It's probably something to do with the way their pioneering ancestors survived months at sea by ingesting seed of hemp, a wondrous medicinal herb they've grown ever since. And when a local man accidentally cuts off his penis, only to be saved by a selfless transplant offer from his transgender brother, the international media come swarming.
New Zealand master tax guide. 2019, CCH New Zealand Limited
The 2019 New Zealand Master Tax Guide is the essential resource for anyone who needs to understand, apply and comply with our complex tax laws. The Guide covers all areas of New Zealand tax law and includes practical examples to help explain how concepts are applied in practice.
Busy as f*ck, Karen Nimmo
When did busy become a badge of honour? In 10 on-the-couch sessions, New Zealand clinical psychologist Karen Nimmo diagnoses, explains and treats Busy as F*ck syndrome, the condition that's consuming us all, whether we realise it or not.
Fearless: the life of Kiwi adventurer, equestrian and endurance rider Chloe Phillips-Harris, Chloe Phillips-Harris
The real-life adventures of a young woman pushing the limits, trusting her instincts and living her life off the beaten path Suffering through searing pain and delirious illness in frigid, makeshift conditions, Chloe Phillips-Harris, at the age of 25 years, summoned every ounce of determination to brave the world's most gruelling horse race - the Mongol Derby.
Resisting her rescue Doc, Alison Roberts
An irresistible attraction that won't be denied. Paramedic Cooper Sinclair's carefully planned first day at New Zealand's Aratika Rescue Base goes awry when he joins forces with fiery Felicity 'Fizz' Wilson to rescue a car crash victim from the sea! The stunning adrenaline junkie should be off limits to a brooding, guarded man like him, but her skill and vitality are undeniable.
New Zealand employment law guide, R S Rudman
Good Papa Kiwi, Katie Slattery
Mama Kiwi has finally laid her eggs! Now it's time for Papa Kiwi to take care of them until they hatch. Learn what Papa Kiwi must do in order to protect his babies.
Loving Sylvie, Elizabeth Smither
Sylvie rows across a lake to her wedding. Madeleine flees to Paris and works in Le Livre Bleu bookshop. Isobel is summoned to her doctor's surgery late one afternoon. Elizabeth Smither takes us into the richly imagined worlds of three women - Sylvie, her mother Madeleine and grandmother Isobel. The narrative shifts between the three women in three different cities: Auckland, Paris and Melbourne.
Overkill, Vanda Symon
When the body of a young mother is found washed up on the banks of the Mataura River, a small rural community is rocked by her tragic suicide. But all is not what it seems. Sam Shephard, sole-charge police constable in Mataura, soon discovers the death was no suicide and has to face the realisation that there is a killer in town. To complicate the situation, the murdered woman was the wife of her former lover.
The ringmaster, Vanda Symon
Death is stalking the South Island of New Zealand Marginalised by previous antics, Sam Shephard, is on the bottom rung of detective training in Dunedin, and her boss makes sure she knows it. She gets involved in her first homicide investigation, when a university student is murdered in the Botanic Gardens, and Sam soon discovers this is not an isolated incident.
Save make do: slash your grocery bill by living sustainably, Lyn Webster
If you want to get ahead in life, both financially and sustainably, budgeting guru Lyn Webster can help. In Save Make Do, you will learn: - how to shop smarter - what to grow in your garden - the magic of baking soda and vinegar - 30 handy recipes (meals, treats and snacks; cleaning products and cosmetics) - clever ways to save, save, save With a Save Make Do attitude, you'll soon be on the road to financial freedom - by making simple, healthy and sustainable choices.
Koolio, the problem pony, Kelly Wilson
In the fifth Showtym Adventure, Kelly's new pony is gorgeous, talented and a whole world of trouble. Will he overcome his problems to reach his potential? With Cameo sold to upgrade their family horse truck, 11-year-old Kelly has to find a new pony for just a fraction of the cost. Her troubled search ends when she meets Koolio. She is convinced the gorgeous grey is a champion in the making But Koolio also comes with some big problems.
The resilience workbook: essential skills to recover from stress, trauma, and adversity, Glenn R Schiraldi
The Resilience Workbook Why do some people sail through life's storms, while others are knocked down? Resilience is the key. Resilience is the ability to recover from difficult experiences, such as death of loved one, job loss, serious illness, terrorist attacks, or even just daily stressors and challenges. Resilience is the strength of body, mind, and character that enables people to respond well to adversity. In short, resilience is the cornerstone of mental health.