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Torch, Lin Anderson
Forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod joins an investigation to apprehend a terrifying arsonist on the streets of Edinburgh. When a young homeless girl dies in the latest of a string of arson attacks, Dr Rhona Macleod is called in. But here in Edinburgh she is off her patch - the Chief Fire Investigator is hot-tempered misogynist Severino Macrae, and he doesn't like to lose face.
Driftnet, Lin Anderson
The first novel in Lin Anderson's series featuring forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod.
Phosphorescence: on awe, wonder & things that sustain you when the world goes dark, Julia Baird
Over the last decade, we have become better at knowing what brings us contentment, well-being and joy. We know, for example, that there are a few core truths to the science of happiness. We know that being kind and altruistic makes us happy, that turning off devices, talking to people, forging relationships, living with meaning and delving into the concerns of others offer our best chance at achieving happiness.
Walk the wire, David Baldacci
When Amos Decker and his FBI colleague Alex Jamison are called to London, North Dakota, they instantly sense that the thriving fracking town is ripe for trouble. The promise of a second gold rush has attracted an onslaught of newcomers all hoping for a windfall, and the community is growing faster than houses can be built. The sudden boom has also brought a slew of problems with it, including drugs, property crimes, prostitution and now murder.
Inheritance of secrets, Sonya Spreen Bates
Juliet's elderly grandparents are killed in their Adelaide home. Who would commit such a heinous crime - and why? The only clue is her grandfather Karl's missing signet ring. When Juliet's estranged sister, Lily, returns in fear for her life, Juliet suspects something far more sinister than a simple break-in gone wrong. Before Juliet can get any answers, Lily vanishes once more. Juliet only knew Karl Weiss as a loving grandfather, a German soldier who emigrated to Australia to build a new life.
Pure imagination, Dominic Beesley
Reggie doesn't want a new friend, especially not a highlighter-green, three-foot-tall beaver. Oswald doesn't want a new friend either, especially not a book-loving, bed-making, broccoli-eating boy. But when an imaginary friend gets a new assignment, they're stuck there until the kid no longer needs them. And with Oswald's home world of Imagination mysteriously crumbling away into nothing, befriending Reggie seems like a safer bet than disappearing with it.
Sealed, Naomi Booth
We came out here to begin again. We came out here for the clear air and a fresh start. No one said to us: beware of fresh starts. No one said to us: god knows what will begin. Heavily pregnant Alice and her partner Pete are done with the city. Above all, Alice is haunted by the rumours of the skin sealing epidemic starting to infect the urban population. Surely their new remote mountain house will offer safety, a place to forget the nightmares and start their little family.
The onyx, Jacqueline Briskin
In 1894, while penniless 19-year-old Tom Bridger works at a Michigan furniture company that fuels his ambitions, he falls in love with beautiful, sophisticated Antonia Dalzell. But his real talent is inventing machines. He's secretly working on an electrical replacement for the horseless carriage. So is his friend, engineer Henry Ford. With America still a big player on the burgeoning automotive stage, Tom dreams of creating a company to rival the dazzling car manufacturers of Europe.
The strange adventures of H, Sarah Burton
Orphaned young, H is sent to live with her doting aunt in London. H's life is a happy one until her lecherous cousin robs her of her innocence and the plague takes away the city and the people she loves. H is cast out - friendless, pregnant and destitute - into the rapidly emptying streets of London under quarantine. Forced to fend for herself, she is determined to gain back the life she lost.
Sword in the stars, Amy Rose Capetta
'My name is Ari Helix and I'm the forty-second reincarnation of King Arthur. I'm trapped in the Middle Ages, with a broken Excalibur, but I refuse to be powerless.' Ari may have won her first battle against the tyrannical Mercer corporation, but the larger war has just begun. Now Ari, the cranky wizard Merlin, and their friends must travel back in time to the very unenlightened Middle Ages in order to steal the Holy Grail - the very definition of impossible.
Blue dragon, Kylie Chan
Martial arts, magic, demons and science. The forces of Hell are poised to strike ... When Emma's relatives come to visit her, they are totally freaked out by what they learn ... Emma's beloved, John Chen, is a 3000-year-old Chinese god. Not only that, John is becoming weaker by the day. Demons pursue him relentlessly, hoping to use Emma, and his child, Simone, as bargaining tools against him.
Date with danger, Julia Chapman
Julia Chapman's fifth Dales Detectives Agency novel, Date With Danger, sees our intrepid leads Samson and Delilah on the trail of a sheep rustler turned killer. Perfect for fans of M C Beaton and Gervase Phinn. In the heart of Yorkshire, the Dales Detective Agency is about to face its biggest challenge.
Gone tomorrow, Lee Child
Suicide bombers are easy to spot. They give out all kinds of tell-tale signs. Mostly because they're nervous. By definition they're all first-timers. There are twelve things to look for: No one who has worked in law enforcement will ever forget them. New York City. The subway, two o'clock in the morning. Jack Reacher studies his fellow passengers. Four are OK. The fifth isn't. The train brakes for Grand Central Station.
61 hours, Lee Child
Winter in South Dakota. Blowing snow, icy roads, a tired driver. A bus skids and crashes and is stranded in a gathering storm. There's a small town 20 miles away, where a vulnerable witness is guarded around the clock. There's a strange stone building five miles further on, all alone on the prairie. There's a ruthless man who controls everything from the warmth of Mexico. Jack Reacher hitched a ride in the back of the bus. A life without baggage has many advantages.
The boy from the woods, Harlan Coben
Lies are dangerous. But the truth could kill him. His name is Wilde. Thirty years ago he was found in the New Jersey backwoods with no idea of how he'd got there or what had happened to his family. Now a decorated former soldier, he still prefers to live outdoors, alone. But when a local girl goes missing, Wilde is asked to use his unique skills to find her. To do so he must return to a community where he has never fitted in, where the powerful are protected even when they are keeping secrets.
The hungry road, Marita ConlonMcKenna
Ireland's hopes for freedom are dashed with the arrival of a deadly potato blight that strikes terror in the heart of its people. 1845. Seamstress Mary Sullivan's dreams of a better future are shattered as she looks out over their ruined crop. Refusing to give in to despair, she must use every ounce of courage and strength to protect her family as they fight to survive. Dr Dan Donovan is medical officer to the Skibbereen Union.
The ghost and the bounty hunter : William Buckley, John Batman and the theft Of Kulin Country, Adam Courtenay
Just after Christmas 1803, convict William Buckley fled an embryonic settlement in the land of the Kulin nation (now the Port Phillip area), to take his chances in the wilderness. A few months later, the local Aboriginal people found the six-foot-five former soldier near death. Believing he was a lost kinsman returned from the dead, they took him in, and for thirty-two years Buckley lived as a Wadawurrung man, learning his adopted tribe's language, skills and methods to survive.
Help the witch, Tom Cox
Inspired by our native landscapes, saturated by the shadows beneath trees and behind doors, listening to the run of water and half-heard voices, Tom Cox s first collection of short stories is a series of evocative and unsettling trips into worlds previously visited by the likes of M. R. James and E. F. Benson.
Stay strong, Audrey Dean
Heartbreak, insecurity, regret, embarrassment, jealousy, humiliation, guilt, shame, rejection and betrayal. It's impossible to live fully without experiencing life's least desirable emotions. They are a fact of life - what it means to be human - and yet these feelings carry immense stigma and shame, and have the power to permanently affect our quality of life. They don't have to. All it takes is some unusual thinking.
The paper dolls, Julia Donaldson
A string of paper dolls go on a fantastical adventure through the house and out into the garden. They soon escape the clutches of the toy dinosaur and the snapping jaws of the oven-glove crocodile, but then a very real pair of scissors threatens.
The girl in the painting, Renita D'Silva
India, 1926: English Margaret arrives with her new husband Suraj at his family home, set amidst beautiful rolling hills, the air filled with the soft scent of spices and hibiscus flowers. Margaret is unwelcome, homesick and lonely, but her maid Archana, a young woman from an impoverished family, reminds her of her long-lost sister, a tiny glimpse of home in a faraway place. As Margaret and Archana spend more time together, an unexpected friendship blooms.
Only you, Kate Eberlen
Present Letty and Alf are the only English speakers at an Italian class in Rome, where they discover the language that really connects them is dance: Letty's first love was ballet, while Alf was a junior ballroom champion. They come from different worlds, until the moment they waltz around the Piazza Navona, and everything changes. Past But one moment can't change the past, and it's clear that Alf and Letty still have their secrets.
Wedding bells for Woolworths, Elaine Everest
July 1947. Britain is still gripped by rationing, even as the excitement of Princess Elizabeth's engagement sweeps the nation. In the Woolworths' canteen, Freda is still dreaming of meeting her own Prince Charming. So far she's been unlucky in love. When she has an accident on her motorbike, knocking a cyclist off his bicycle, it seems bad luck is still following her around. Anthony is not only a fellow Woolworths employee but was an Olympic hopeful.
The ruins of gorlan, John Flanagan
Will is small for his age, but agile and energetic. All his life, he has dreamed of becoming a great knight like the father he never knew, so he is devastated when he is rejected as an apprentice to Castle Redmont's Battleschool. Instead he is apprenticed to Halt, the mysterious Ranger whose uncanny ability to move unseen is thought to be the result of black magic. Reluctantly, Will learns to use a Ranger's secret weapons: a bow and arrow, a mottled cloak and a stubborn little pony.
Gathering dark, Candice Fox
A convicted killer. A gifted thief. A vicious crime boss. A disillusioned cop. Together, they're a missing girl's only hope. Blair Harbour, once a wealthy, respected surgeon in Los Angeles, is now an ex-con down on her luck. She's determined to keep her nose clean to win back custody of her son. But when her former cellmate, Sneak Lawlor, begs for help to find her missing daughter, Blair is compelled to put her new-found freedom on the line.
The girl she was, Rebecca Freeborn
?She'd long ago stopped wondering whether anyone would find out what she'd done. It was in the past, and Layla didn't dwell on the past.? Layla was just like any other teenager in the small town of Glasswater Bay: she studied hard, went out with her friends and worked at the local cafe after school. But when her attractive, married boss turned his attention on her, everything changed. Twenty years later, Layla's living a quiet life in the suburbs with a loving husband and two children.
The road to Gundagai, Jackie French
A page-turning, heart-warming family saga set in the Snowy Mountains during the Depression in the 1930s. Blue Laurence has escaped the prison of her aunt's mansion to join the Magnifico Family Circus, a travelling troupe that brings glamour and laughter to country towns gripped by the Depression. Blue hides her crippled legs and scars behind the sparkle of a mermaid's costume, but she's not the only member of the circus hiding a dark secret.
The girl from Snowy River, Jackie French
The year is 1919. Thirty years have passed since the man from Snowy River made his famous ride. World War I still casts its shadow across a valley in the heart of Australia, particularly for orphaned 17-year-old Flinty McAlpine, who lost a brother when the Snowy River men marched away to war.
A waltz for Matilda, Jackie French
"Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong, Under the shade of a coolibah tree. And he sang as he watched and waited till his billy boiled, You'll come a-waltzing Matilda with me". In 1894, 12-year-old Matilda flees the city slums to find her unknown father and his farm. But drought grips the land and the shearers are on strike. Her father has turned swaggie and he's wanted by the troopers. In front of his terrified daughter, he makes a stand against them, defiant to the last.
The butchers, Ruth Gilligan
A photograph is hung on a gallery wall for the very first time since it was taken two decades before. It shows a slaughter house in rural Ireland, a painting of the Virgin Mary on the wall, a meat hook suspended from the ceiling -- and, from its sharp point, the lifeless body of a man hanging by his feet. The story of who he is and how he got there casts back into Irish folklore, of widows cursing the land and of the men who slaughter its cattle by hand.
Rest and be thankful, Emma Glass
Laura is a nurse in a paediatric unit. On long, quiet shifts, she and her colleagues, clad in their different shades of blue, care for sick babies, handling their exquisitely frangible bodies, carefully calibrating the mysterious machines that keep them alive. Laura may be burned out. Her hands have been raw from washing as long as she can remember. When she sleeps, she dreams of water; when she wakes, she finds herself lying next to a man who doesn't love her any more.
Paper towns, John Green
When Margo Roth Spiegelman beckons Quentin Jacobsen in the middle of the night-dressed like a ninja and plotting an ingenious campaign of revenge-he follows her. Margo's always planned extravagantly, and, until now, she's always planned solo. After a lifetime of loving Margo from afar, things are finally looking up for Q . . . until day breaks and she has vanished. Always an enigma, Margo has now become a mystery. But there are clues. And they're for Q.
Blood song, Johana Gustawsson
Spain, 1938: The country is wracked by civil war and as Valencia falls to Franco's brutal dictatorship, Republican Therese witnesses the murders of her family. Captured and sent to the notorious Las Ventas women's prison, Therese gives birth to a daughter who is forcibly taken from her. Falkenberg, Sweden, 2016: A wealthy family is found savagely murdered in their luxurious home.
Reasons to stay alive, Matt Haig
Aged 24, Matt Haig's world caved in. He could see no way to go on living. This is the true story of how he came through crisis, triumphed over an illness that almost destroyed him and learned to live again. A moving, funny and joyous exploration of how to live better, love better and feel more alive, Reasons to Stay Alive is more than a memoir. It is a book about making the most of your time on earth. "I wrote this book because the oldest cliches remain the truest. Time heals.
Wink, Rob Harrell
Ross Maloy just wants to fit in. But after he is diagnosed with a rare eye cancer in Year Seven, he suddenly becomes the 'cancer kid' of his school. Now he has to deal with weird hats, a squinty eye, and - hardest of all - disappearing friends, social media bullies and the threat of losing his eyesight ... or worse.
Finding hope in the age of anxiety: recognise it, acknowledge it and take your power back, Claire Hayes
I can't face this. No one understands how hard it is for me. People are looking at me. Why am I like this? Why can I not be like everyone else? What's wrong with me? Sound familiar? Thoughts such as these can trigger us to feel anxious, stupid, upset and frustrated. We have choices. We can blame ourselves and others, avoid certain situations and worry. Or we can acknowledge our thoughts and feelings and take our power back from anxiety by facing it with understanding, courage and compassion.
The hunger within, J M Hewitt
Lives and hearts turned upside down? This is Northern Ireland in the 1980s, and the Troubles are tearing apart the country. Neighbour turns on neighbour as the Catholic/Protestant divide rages on. In Maze Prison, a group of men start a hunger strike, wanting to be recognised as political prisoners, while on the outside, personal lives are also caught up in the turmoil. Bronwyn and Danny are married but they barely speak.
Talk of the town, Rachael Johns
Who is the mysterious woman who has captured the town's attention? Lawson Cooper-Jones has two priorities in life - his son, Ned, and the survival of the dairy farm that has been in his family for generations. Despite the best efforts of the town matchmakers - and local girl, Adeline Walsh - Lawson's heart still belongs to his late wife. But when a flat tyre strands Lawson and Ned in nearby Rose Hill, he's surprised to find a woman living alone in the old general store of the deserted town.
Something to talk about, Rachael Johns
It's the opposite of love at first sight - or is it? Dairy farmer Tabitha Cooper-Jones has a heart of gold, yet she's the eternal bridesmaid. Everyone's best mate. Despite facing some serious challenges over the years, she's built a successful ice-cream business and cafe, she's adored by her family and is an integral part of her hometown. There's just one thing missing from her life. But the last thing Tab wants is a man -or worse, love - to stop her achieving her dream.
My girl, Jack Jordan
Paige Dawson: the mother of a murdered child and wife to a dead man. She has nothing left to live for ... until she finds her husband's handgun hidden in their house. Why did Ryan need a gun? What did he know about their daughter's death? Desperate for the truth, Paige begins to unearth her husband's secrets. But she has no idea who she is up against, or that her life isn't hers to gamble - she belongs to me.
Night of the dragon, Julie Kagawa
Julie Kagawa concludes the journey into the heart of the fantastical Empire of Iwagoto in the third book of the Shadow of the Fox trilogy. As darkness rises and chaos reigns, a fierce kitsune and her shadowy protector will face down the greatest evil of all. A captivating fantasy for fans of Sabaa Tahir, Sarah J. Maas and Marie Lu. Kitsune shapeshifter Yumeko has given up the final piece of the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers in order to save everyone she loves from imminent death.
No going back, Sheena Kamal
Meet Nora Watts. She's not your average heroine, but she'll go above and beyond for those she loves. For fans of Jeffery Deaver's The Never Game and Karin Slaughter's The Last Widow comes a book about family, loyalty and love. Find your enemy. Before he finds you . . . Nora Watts is used to being hunted. Since she rescued her biological daughter, Bonnie, two years ago, from the criminal gang that had kidnapped her, Nora's been targeted by the ruthless Dao.
Rodrick rules, Jeff Kinney
Whatever you do, don't ask Greg Heffley how he spent his summer holidays, because he definitely doesn't want to talk about it. As Greg enters the new school year, he's eager to put the past three months behind him... and one event in particular. Unfortunately for Greg, his older brother Rodrick knows all about the incident. And secrets have a way of getting out... especially when a diary is involved.
Double down, Jeff Kinney
he pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his 'creative side'. As if that's not scary enough, Halloween is just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. When he discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can Greg get his mom off his back by making a movie ...
The last straw, Jeff Kinney
Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways... somebody just better tell Greg's dad that. Frank Heffley actually thinks he can get his son to toughen up and he enlists Greg in organised sports and other 'manly' endeavours. Thus far, Greg manages to side-step his father's efforts, then comes the threat of military school and Greg realises, he has to shape up or ship out!.
The ugly truth, Jeff Kinney
Greg Heffley has always been in a hurry to grow up. But is getting older really all it's cracked up to be? Greg suddenly finds himself dealing with the pressures of boy-girl parties, increased responsibilities, and even the awkward changes that come with getting older - all without his best friend, Rowley, at his side. Can Greg make it through on his own? Or will he have to face the 'ugly truth'?.
The meltdown, Jeff Kinney
When snow shuts down Greg Heffley's middle school, his neighborhood transforms into a wintry battlefield. Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights. And in the crosshairs are Greg and his trusty best friend, Rowley Jefferson. It's a fight for survival as Greg and Rowley navigate alliances, betrayals, and warring gangs in a neighborhood meltdown.
The third wheel, Jeff Kinney
In The Third Wheel, love is in the air-but what does that mean for Greg Heffley? A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's middle school has turned his world upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he's worried he'll be left out in the cold on the big night. His best friend, Rowley, doesn't have any prospects either, but that's a small consolation. Then an unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves Rowly the odd man out.
The long haul, Jeff Kinney
A family road trip is supposed to be a lot of fun . . . unless, of course, you're the Heffleys. The journey starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns. Gas station bathrooms, crazed seagulls, a fender bender, and a runaway pig-not exactly Greg Heffley's idea of a good time. But even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure-and this is one the Heffleys won't soon forget.
The getaway, Jeff Kinney
Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. With the cold weather and the stress of the approaching holiday season, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family. But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Sunburn, stomach troubles, and venomous critters all threaten to ruin the family's vacation.
Diary of a wimpy kid, Jeff Kinney
Being a kid can really stink. And no one knows this better than Greg Heffley, who finds himself thrust into high school where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving. Luckily Greg has his best friend and sidekick, Rowley. But when Rowley's popularity starts to rise, it kicks off a chain of events that will test their friendship in hilarious fashion.
Cabin fever, Jeff Kinney
Greg Heffley is in big trouble. School property has been damaged, and Greg is the prime suspect. But the crazy thing is, he's innocent. Or at least sort of. The authorities are closing in, but when a surprise blizzard hits, the Heffley family is trapped indoors. Greg knows that when the snow melts he's going to have to face the music, but could any punishment be worse than being stuck inside with your family for the holidays?.
Dog days, Jeff Kinney
It's the summer holidays, the weather's great, and all the kids are having fun outside. So where's Greg Heffley? Inside his house, playing video games with the shades drawn. Greg, a self-confessed 'indoor person,' is living out his ultimate summer fantasy: no responsibilities and no rules. But Greg's mom has a different vision for an ideal summer . . . one packed with outdoor activities and 'family togetherness.
Hard luck, Jeff Kinney
Jeff Kinney's 8th book of this hilarious and highly successful series, and Greg Heffley and his friends now have a whole new set of adventures. Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance.
Old school, Jeff Kinney
In the latest installment of the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, author-illustrator Jeff Kinney brings the series back to its roots, as Greg starts a new school year and faces a challenge he never could've imagined. Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That's the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn't cut out for an old-fashioned world.
The ditch, Herman Koch
When Robert Walter, popular mayor of Amsterdam, sees his wife toss her head back with laughter while chatting to one of his aldermen at a New Year's reception, he immediately suspects the worst. Despite their long and happy marriage, Robert is convinced that Sylvia is cheating on him; with the respectable alderman who is dedicated to the environment, no less. The man who wants to spoil the capital's skyline with wind turbines.
Joy at work : organizing your professional life, Marie Kondō
How to apply the famous Konmari Method to your work life - for better work/life balance, creativity, productivity and focus.
Buried, Plante Lynda La
Millions of stolen, untraceable bank notes lie untouched in an old Victorian cottage, the hidden legacy of the Dolly Rawlins and her widows. But the millions are not forgotten. Released from prison, Esther Freeman is determined to retrieve the money. And so too is Mike Withey, Shirley Miller's brother and Audrey's son.
The governor. Part II, Plante Lynda La
A life and death hostage situation at Barfield High Security prison brings Governor Helen Hewitt back to her old stomping ground. But things have changed at Barfield. A new, highly dangerous prisoner poses a threat to the peace, and when discord boils over, the prisoners join forces in an audacious escape attempt. As violence erupts among the officers and the inmates, Hewitt must once again restore order. Before it's too late.
The governor, Plante Lynda La
Barfield Prison is one of the toughest high security prisons in England, housing the country's most dangerous criminals. And when an inmate is found dead in his cell, a riot breaks out, forcing the authorities to investigate a potential murder. Despite being Barfield's youngest ever female Governor, Helen Hewitt is seen as the best woman for the job.
Trap, Sigurðardóttir Lilja
Happily settled in Florida, Sonja believes she's finally escaped the trap set by unscrupulous drug lords. But when her son, Tomas, is taken, she's back to square one ... and Iceland. Her lover, Agla, is awaiting sentencing for financial misconduct after the banking crash, and Sonja refuses to see her. And that's not all ... Agla owes money to some extremely powerful men and they'll stop at nothing to get it back.
While I live, John Marsden
The town of Wirrawee is emerging from war, slowly. School's back in, Juicy's is open for coffee, farmers are bidding at the cattle sales. Ellie Linton at last gets what she longed for and what she fought for, to be back on the farm with her parents. But it's not the same. A new nation is on the other side of a new border. Suddenly the war is about to explode into Ellie's life again. The effects are devastating. The consequences will change her forever.
Trespassers, Claire McFall
Tristan and Dylan have escaped the afterlife. But fate never meant for them to live. Dylan should have been killed in a horrific train crash. Tristan should still be a Ferryman, an immortal. Now, living in bodies they have no right to inhabit, they discover they're connected by something stronger than love. Their souls are bound together. Alone, they'll die.
The heart of war: misadventures in the Pentagon, Kathleen J McInnis
A young woman's journey into the heart of Washington's war machine. Dr. Heather Reilly has been an anti-war activist since her brother died fighting the Taliban. But her crushing student loans drive her to take a job working on a peace plan for Afghanistan, in the last place on Earth she ever thought she'd be employed: the Pentagon. On her first day, however, her position is eliminated and she's shuffled to a war-fighting office focused on combating Russian aggression.
One of us is next, Karen M McManus
Welcome back to Bayview High. It is a year after the action of One of Us Is Lying, and someone has started playing a game of Truth or Dare. But this is no ordinary Truth or Dare. This game is lethal. Choosing the truth may reveal your darkest secrets, accepting the dare could be dangerous, even deadly. The teenagers of Bayview must work together once again to find the culprit, before it's too late.
Circe, Madeline Miller
In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe has neither the look nor the voice of divinity, and is scorned and rejected by her kin. Increasingly isolated, she turns to mortals for companionship, leading her to discover a power forbidden to the gods: witchcraft. When love drives Circe to cast a dark spell, wrathful Zeus banishes her to the remote island of Aiaia. There she learns to harness her occult craft, drawing strength from nature.
Fabulous feast, Alex Milway
On Animal Boulevard the snow is finally melting after a long, quiet winter and Hotel Flamingo is ready to embrace the new season and new guests. Anna knows she needs to come up with a plan to get the hotel buzzing again! And what does Hotel Flamingo have that no one else has? One of the best chefs in town - Madame Le Pig! In a stroke of inspiration Anna decides that the hotel will put on a Battle of the Chefs.
Robin hood : hacking, heists & flaming arrows, Robert Muchamore
A town. A forest. A hero. You can't go far without a quick brain and some rule-bending in a place like Locksley. After its vast car plants shut down, the prosperous town has become a wasteland of empty homes, toxic land and families on the brink. And it doesn't help that the authorities are in the clutches of profit-obsessed Sheriff of Nottingham, in cahoots with underworld boss Guy Gisborne.
The switch, Beth O'Leary
Leena is too young to feel stuck. Eileen is too old to start over. It's time for the switch ? Ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, Leena escapes to her grandmother Eileen's house for some overdue rest. Newly single and about to turn 80, Eileen would like a second chance at love. But her tiny Yorkshire village doesn't offer many eligible gentlemen ? So Leena proposes a solution: a two-month swap.
A robot girl ruined my sleepover, Rebecca Patterson
Feeling lonely? Need a friend? Make friends with a robot kid today! Lyla is thrilled - she's been chosen to help look after one of the new robot kids at her school. Clara 2.2 is perfect. She can do anything: speak a thousand languages, kick a football into space and make anyone feel special. But when Lyla and Clara 2.2's friendship hits a frightening glitch, can Lyla find a real friend to help her?.
The Saracen's mark, S W Perry
London, 1593. Five years on from the Armada and England is taking its first faltering steps towards a future as a global power. Nicholas Shelby - reluctant spy and maverick physician - and his companion Bianca Merton are settling into a life on Bankside. But in London there is always a plot afoot. Robert Cecil, the Queen's spymaster, once again recruits Nicholas to embark on a dangerous undercover mission that will take him to the back alleys of Marrakech in search of a missing informer.
Mega make and do (and stories too!), Liz Pichon
Hurray - it's half term! A lovely week off school, with all sorts of cool things to do. Oh no! It's half term, but Tom's mum and dad forgot about it and have absolutely NOTHING planned. Oops. But hey - when it comes to keeping busy, Tom is never stuck for ideas. So he's created his own cool book of amazing stuff to do! A week of doodling, stories, activities and mayhem with Tom and the gang. Farewell, boredom!.
Spectacular school trip (really), Liz Pichon
Happy face or sad face? The future of Tom's school trip depends on an emoji! Welcome back to the amazing world of Tom Gates! But right now, it's not looking quite as amazing as usual. Tom's trying really hard To stay out of trouble. But he's got three sad faces on the school achievement chart. Just one more sad face means Mr Fullerman will ban him from the school trip. Moany Marcus is making things worse. And now Tom's upset his grumpy sister Delia.
The dark prophecy, Rick Riordan
The god Apollo, cast down to Earth and trapped in the form of a gawky teenage boy as punishment, must set off on the second of his harrowing (and hilarious) trials. He and his companions seek the ancient oracles - restoring them is the only way for Apollo to reclaim his place on Mount Olympus - but this is easier said than done. Somewhere in the American Midwest is a haunted cave that may hold answers for Apollo in his quest to become a god again ...
Scary Mary and the stripe spell, Emily Rodda
On a beautiful island far away, on a sea that ripples with magic, Monty never knows what he might find. Monty, Tawny and friends receive some startling news, Scary Mary and her pirate crew are on their way, looking for a new island to call home. What can they do? Hiding is not an option, especially when Bunchy accidentally turns the whole island stripey with her new magic wand.
The last of the first, Ian W Sainsbury
When The Deterrent comes out of hiding and kidnaps the titans, it triggers the biggest manhunt in history. On one side, the military might of the United States and Air Commodore Fiona Bardock, Britain's most talented investigator. On the other, three halfheroes, one human and a puddle of slime. Daniel Harbin hopes to get through this alive and track down the children he never knew existed. What no one realises is they're about to confront the greatest danger of all.
Boudica : dreaming the bull, Manda Scott
In AD 60, Boudica, war leader of the Eceni, led her people in a final bloody revolt against the occupying armies of Rome; the culmination of nearly 20 years of resistance against an occupying force that sought to crush a vibrant, complex civilisation and replace it with the laws, taxes and slavery of the Roman Empire. Dreaming The Bull continues the story of Breaca, acclaimed as bringer of victory to her people, and her half-brother, Bǹ, now an officer in the Roman cavalry.
The toll, Neal Shusterman
Citra and Rowan have disappeared. Endura is gone. It seems like nothing stands between Scythe Goddard and absolute dominion over the world scythedom. With the silence of the Thunderhead and the reverberations of the Great Resonance still shaking the earth to its core, the question remains: Is there anyone left who can stop him? The answer lies in the Tone, the Toll, and the Thunder.
Cloudburst, Wilbur Smith
Jack Courtney has lived in London his whole life. But this summer his parents are travelling to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for a gorilla conference, and they've promised to take Jack and his friends with them. When his parents go missing in the rainforest, abducted by mercenaries, nobody seems to have any answers. Jack is pretty sure that it's got something to do with the nearby tantalum mines, but he needs to prove it.
When the lion feeds, Wilbur Smith
'What is it?' Sean felt the first tingle of alarm. 'N'yoni', said Mbejane softly and Sean saw them. A dark pall, still so far off that they could not distinguish the individual birds: only a shadow, a thin dark shadow in the sky. Watching it Sean was suddenly cold in the hot noonday sun. He started to run. Brothers by birth. Enemies by blood. Natal, 1860; the Courtney twins are born.
The talented Mr Varg, Alexander McCall Smith
In the second installment of the best-selling Detective Varg series, Ulf and his team investigate a notorious philanderer - a wolf of a man whose bad reputation may be all bark and no bite. The Department of Sensitive Crimes, renowned for taking on the most obscure and irrelevant cases, is always prepared to dive into an invesƠtigation, no matter how complex.
The sound of thunder, Wilbur Smith
In the same way Sean saw it coming, he recognised it as the murderous rage which before had nearly killed a man, but still he could not prepare himself. And then it was upon him and the roaring filled his head. Some will win. And some will lose. Sean Courtney returns from the African wilds to find war has been declared between the British Empire and the Transvaal Republic.
Cherry slice, Jennifer Stone
When Kenny Thorpe, a contestant on Expose TV's Big Blubber - the hot new celebrity weight-loss show - is murdered on live television in front of three-million viewers, the case seems pretty watertight. After all, everyone saw Martin do it - didn't they? Cherry Hinton knows there's more to this than meets the eye.
Clay country, Rowena Summers
When Morwen Tremayne read her vows to Ben Killigrew, now master of the greatest clay works in Cornwall, she swore to stay by his side until death parted them. Had she known how closely she would have to hold to those words, she would still have sworn them a thousand times and with all her heart? The Killigrew fortune was built on the sweet earth of Cornwall.
And now for something completely different, Jodi Taylor
Here's a question for you. What's the most exciting thing ever found in a fire bucket? And don't say 'fire' because you'll be wrong. Suppose - just suppose - it was the technology to take a pod to Mars. Yeah, now we're talking! Every Christmas, for reasons which seem good at the time - especially after an eggnog or two - Max and the others leap into the nearest pod and indulge in their illegal Christmas jump. It's a tradition.
A girl called Hope, Grace Thompson
Badgers Brook once again provides sanctuary for a family in need. Married life hasn't been easy for Hope Murton - her mother-in-law, Marjorie, is overbearing and critical and Hope's husband, Ralph, refuses to stand up for himself. Eventually Hope persuades him to move out and to set up a new home at Badgers Brook with their small son, Davy. Soon they are beset by tragedy when a road accident leaves Ralph confined to a wheelchair. He takes the only way out he can think of, leaving Hope destitute.
Redhead by the side of the road, Anne Tyler
Micah Mortimer isn't the most polished person you'll ever meet. His numerous sisters and in-laws regard him oddly but very fondly, but he has his ways and means of navigating the world. He measures out his days running errands for work - his TECH HERMIT sign cheerily displayed on the roof of his car - maintaining an impeccable cleaning regime and going for runs (7:15, every morning). He is content with the steady balance of his life. But then the order of things starts to tilt.
The man you meet in Heaven, Debbie Viggiano
When Hattie Green pops to the shop one afternoon, she never expects her life to flash before her eyes between the tins of baked beans and a special offer on sliced white. One minute she's loading her trolley and thinking about what to give her son for dinner, and the next she's speaking to a gorgeous man in a glowing white suit about what her life could have been ... If you had the chance to go back and relive it all, what would you do differently? Go on that date, take that promotion ...
The midnight visitor, Holly Webb
Brave, clever and never more than a whisker away from adventure ? One stormy night a little black kitten is left on the museum steps. Tabby cat Tasha is eager to show Peter the hidden passages and secret corners, though not all the kittens are so welcoming. The pair set out to catch the rat that's been stealing from the Dinosaur Gallery. But when they have a spine-chilling run-in with a tyrannosaurus, will anyone come to their rescue?.
The clowns of God, Morris West
Pope Gregory XVII has spent a lifetime quietly serving the Church he loves - until he announces a prophecy so alarming that it threatens to tear the Vatican apart. Terrified, the Vatican cardinals imprison him in a monastery. Is he mad, as they believe, or is it all an elaborate plot? An old friend of the pope sets out on a risky quest to find out. On the way, he discovers the power of love and faith, while terrorists and politicians use every deadly and unholy means to stop him.
The navigator, Morris West
Son of a Norwegian master-mariner and grandson of Kaloni, the last of the great Polynesian navigators, Gunnar Thorkild is a man consumed by a dream. Convinced that the Polynesians? legendary Island of the Dead is real, he risks his career, his life - and those of his fellow adventurers - to find it. Shipwrecked on the very island they seek, the castaways are forced to leave behind everything they know and rely upon.
Lazarus, Morris West
At the heart of this thriller is Pope Leo XIV, a reactionary and forbidding pontiff who emerges from heart bypass surgery with a "change of heart" about a lot of things. As he struggles to overcome the policies he himself put into place, he must battle enemies from within the Vatican as well as Islamic terrorists determined to assassinate him. This novel completes West's papa trilogy begun with "Shoes of the Fisherman" (1963) and continued with "Clowns of God" (1981).
We begin at the end, Chris Whitaker
We Begin at the End is a powerful novel about absolute love and the lengths we will go to keep our family safe. This is a story about good and evil and how life is lived somewhere in between. Thirty years ago, Vincent King became a killer. Now, he's been released from prison and is back in his hometown of Cape Haven, California. Not everyone is pleased to see him. Like Star Radley, his ex-girlfriend, and sister of the girl he killed.
The dictionary of lost words, Pip Williams
In 1901, the word bondmaid was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it. Motherless and irrepressibly curious, Esme spends her childhood in the Scriptorium, a garden shed in Oxford where her father and a team of lexicographers are gathering words for the very first Oxford English Dictionary. Esme's place is beneath the sorting table, unseen and unheard. One day, she sees a slip containing the word bondmaid flutter to the floor unclaimed.

OverDrive eAudiobooks

Hell and other destinations : a 21st-century memoir, Madeleine Korbel Albright
"In 2001, when Madeleine Albright was leaving office as America's first female secretary of state, interviewers asked her how she wished to be remembered. 'I don't want to be remembered,' she answered. 'I am still here and have much more I intend to do. As difficult as it might seem, I want every stage of my life to be more exciting than the last.
The silence, Susan Allott
It is 1997, and in a basement flat in Hackney Isla Green is awakened by a call in the middle of the night: her father, Joe, phoning from Sydney. 30 years ago, in the suffocating heat of summer 1967, the Greens' next-door neighbour Mandy disappeared. Joe claims he thought she had gone to start a new life; but now Mandy's family is trying to reconnect, and there is no trace of her. Isla's father was allegedly the last person to see her alive, and he's under suspicion of murder.
Two witches and a whiskey, Marie Annette
Dark arts and a daiquiri, Marie Annette
The school of life : an emotional education, Charlie Anson
Emotional intelligence affects every aspect of the way we live, from romantic to professional relationships, from our inner resilience to our social success. It is the ultimate soft skill of the 21st century.It is also the core focus area of the hugely successful School of Life organisation, founded and run by reigning master of popular philosophy, Alain de Botton.
I don't want to die poor : essays, Michael Arceneaux
Ever since Oprah Winfrey told the 2007 graduating class of Howard University, "Don't be afraid," Michael Arceneaux has been scared to death.
Little Badman and the invasion of the killer aunties, Humza Arshad
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Little Badman and the Invasion of the Killer Aunties by Humza Arshad and Henry White, read by Humza Arshad. Humza Khan is the greatest eleven-year-old rapper Eggington has ever known: he is Little Badman and he is destined to be rich and famous. But when Humza's music teacher is taken ill his dreams are put on hold. His Auntie has stepped in as substitute, and nobody seems to care about the unorthodox teaching because of the endless sweet treats.
J. M Barrie : the BBC Radio collection, J M Barrie
J.M. Barrie is famous worldwide for his iconic creation, Peter Pan. However, many of his other works have been undeservedly forgotten. This collection contains three of his lesser-known plays, revisited for radio, as well as a dramatisation of his beloved story of the boy who never grew up. Bonus programmes include Opening Nights: Peter Pan Takes Flight, in which Russell Davies presents a fascinating insight into the world premiere of Peter Pan in 1904, and Why J.M.
The sellout, Paul Beatty
Born in Dickens, Los Angeles, the narrator of The Sellout spent his childhood as the subject in his father's racially charged psychological studies. He is told that his father's memoir will solve their financial woes. But when his father is killed, he discovers there never was a memoir. Fuelled by despair, he sets out to right this wrong with the most outrageous action conceivable: reinstating slavery and segregating the local high school, which lands him in the Supreme Court.
The owl always hunts at night, Samuel Bjørk
When a young woman is found dead, the police are quick to respond. But what they find at the scene is unexpected. The body is posed, the scene laboriously set. And there is almost no forensic evidence to be found. Detective Mia Krüger has been signed off work pending psychological assessment. But her boss has less regard for the rules than he should. Desperate to get Mia back in the office, Holger Munch offers her an unofficial deal.
The drowned girl, Sara Blædel
Detective Louise Rick must race against the clock to stop a violent killer targeting immigrants in this disturbing and timely thriller. It's clearly no ordinary drowning. When a young girl is pulled from the watery depths, a piece of concrete tied around her waist and two mysterious circular patches on the back of her neck, Detective Louise Rick is immediately called out to Holbraek Fjord.
The silent women Also published with title: Call me princess, Sara Blædel
Homicide detective Louise Rick chases a disturbing serial rapist in this fast-paced thriller in Sara Blaedel's breakout series, perfect for readers of Lisa Gardner, Tami Hoag, Tess Gerritsen, or Jo Nesbo.An online flirtation can have horrific consequences, as Detective Louise Rick discovers when she is called to an idyllic Copenhagen neighborhood where a young woman has been left bound and gagged after a profoundly brutal rape attack. Susanne Hansson met her rapist on a popular dating website.
The midnight witness, Sara Blædel
Sara Blaedel returns with another thrilling novel in her series featuring homicide detective Louise Rick-a strong-willed police investigator perfect for readers of Lisa Gardner, Tami Hoag, Tess Gerritsen, or Jo Nesbo.A young woman is found strangled in a park, and a male journalist has been killed in the backyard of the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen.
Paddington here and now, Michael Bond
If Paddington Bear learned anything from his Uncle Pastuzo, it's that home is where you hang your hat. And for Paddington, nothing feels quite like home like being with the Brown family. Whether starring in a surprise concert while eating a marmalade sandwich, or thwarting a burglary attempt from Gentleman Dan the Drainpipe Man, this one-of-a-kind bear keeps the Brown family home full of adventure and laughter.
Three tigers, one mountain : a journey through the bitter history and current conflicts of China, Korea, and Japan, Michael Booth
There is an ancient Chinese proverb that states, "Two tigers cannot share the same mountain." However, in East Asia, there are three tigers on that mountain: China, Japan, and Korea, and they have a long history of turmoil and tension with each other. In his latest entertaining and thought provoking narrative travelogue, Michael Booth sets out to discover how deep, really, is the enmity between these three "tiger" nations, and what prevents them from making peace.
The unbelievable Oliver and the sawed-in-half dads, Pseudonymous Bosch
In this second hilarious installment of the series, Oliver is performing at a wedding rehearsal when one of the grooms goes missing in the middle of his magic act!Oliver is new to the magical arts. In fact, he has only performed one act so far, and that one was interrupted by a theft-in-progress that he, his friends the twins Teenie and Bea, and his wisecracking rabbit, Benny, managed to thwart. Now Oliver has been hired for an even more important gig: a wedding.
Appeasing Hitler : Chamberlain, Churchill and the road to war, Tim Bouverie
On a wet afternoon in September 1938, Neville Chamberlain stepped off an aeroplane and announced that his visit to Hitler had averted the greatest crisis in recent memory. It was, he later assured the crowd in Downing Street, 'peace for our time'. Less than a year later, Germany invaded Poland and the Second World War began.
The undying : a meditation on modern illness, Anne Boyer
A week after her forty-first birthday, Anne Boyer was diagnosed with highly aggressive triple-negative breast cancer. For a single mother living payslip to payslip who had always been the caregiver rather than the one needing care, the catastrophic condition was both a crisis and an initiation into new ideas about mortality and the gendered politics of illness.
The last kids on Earth. June's wild flight, Max Brallier
June's Wild Flight brings new characters, high-stakes action, and stunning revelations in an adventure that could only be June's. An essential Last Kids story that readers won't want to miss!The Midnight Blade ended with a shocking twist: a long-missing villain has returned and now has an army of the dead at his command! Jack, June, Quint, and Dirk have battled the worst kind of monsters, zombies, and cosmic servants, but an endless horde of animated skeletons is next-level.
The king of crows, Libba Bray
After the horrifying explosion that claimed one of their own, the Diviners find themselves wanted by the US government, and on the brink of war with the King of Crows.While Memphis and Isaiah run for their lives from the mysterious Shadow Men, Isaiah receives a startling vision of a girl, Sarah Beth Olson, who could shift the balance in their struggle for peace. Sarah Beth says she knows how to stop the King of Crows--but, she will need the Diviners' help to do it.
Summer longing, Jamie Brenner
When a baby is left on the doorstep of a beach house on Cape Cod, an unlikely group of women come together to save the little girl, and end up saving themselves: the latest page-turning story from USA Today bestselling author Jamie Brenner. Ruth Cooperman arrives in beautiful beachside Provincetown for her retirement, renting the perfect waterfront cottage while she searches for her forever home.
For such a time : a novel, Kate Breslin
From debut author Kate Breslin comes this powerful retelling of the story of Esther.
The core, Peter V Brett
The war has begun. For time out of mind, bloodthirsty demons have stalked the night, culling the human race to scattered remnants dependent on half-forgotten magics to protect them. Two heroes arose--men as close as brothers, yet divided by bitter betrayal. Arlen Bales became known as the Painted Man, tattooed head-to-toe with powerful magic symbols that enable him to fight demons in hand-to-hand combat--and emerge victorious.
The daylight war, Peter V Brett
On the night of a new moon all shadows deepen. Humanity has thirty days to prepare for the next demon attack, but one month is scarcely enough time to train a village to defend themselves, let alone an entire continent caught in the throes of civil war. Arlen Bales understands the coreling threat better than anyone.
Barren, Peter V Brett
Each night, the world is overrun by bloodthirsty demons. For centuries, humanity survived only by hiding behind defensive wards - magical symbols of power. Now, though, the rediscovery of other, long-forgotten wards has given them the magic they need to fight back... In Tibbet's Brook, the fighting wards have brought change, heightening tensions and grudges of a troubled past. Selia Square, the woman they call Barren, has long been the force holding the Brook together.
Foreign correspondence : a pen pal's journey from down under to all over, Geraldine Brooks
As a young girl in a working-class neighborhood of Sydney, Australia, Geraldine Brooks longed to discover the places where history happens and culture comes from, so she enlisted pen pals who offered her a window on adolescence in the Middle East, Europe, and America. Twenty years later Brooks, an award-winning foreign correspondent, embarked on a human treasure hunt to find her pen friends.
Pretty things : a novel, Janelle Brown
Two wildly different women--one a grifter, the other an heiress--are brought together by the scam of a lifetime. Nina once bought into the idea that her fancy liberal arts degree would lead to a fulfilling career. When that dream crashed, she turned to stealing from rich kids in L.A. alongside her wily Irish boyfriend, Lachlan. Nina learned from the best: Her mother was the original con artist, hustling to give her daughter a decent childhood despite their wayward life.
Digital fortress, Dan Brown
When the National Security Agency's invincible code-breaking machine encounters a mysterious code it cannot break, the agency calls its head cryptographer, Susan Fletcher, a brilliant, beautiful mathematician. What she uncovers sends shock waves through the corridors of power. The NSA is being held hostage--not by guns or bombs -- but by a code so complex that if released would cripple U.S. intelligence ...
Daniel's true desire, Grace Burrowes
Tremaine's true love, Grace Burrowes
Wealthy wool magnate Tremaine St. Michael is half French, half Scottish, and all business. He prowls the world in search of more profits, rarely settling in one place for long. When he meets practical, reserved Lady Nita Haddonfield, he sees an opportunity to mix business with pleasure by making the lady his own. Nita Haddonfield has a meaningful life tending to others, though nobody is dedicated to caring for Nita. She insists the limitations of marriage aren't for her, then Tremaine St.
The Nothing To See Here Hotel, Steven Butler
Put on your wellies and plunge into the strangest hotel you will ever encounter. This is a hotel I hope I never find! Wonderfully, disgustingly funny.' Jeremy Strong'What a fun hotel! Book me in immediately!' Kaye UmanskyWelcome to The Nothing to See Here Hotel! A hotel for magical creatures, where weird is normal for Frankie Banister and his parents who run the hotel.
Mission impawsible, Steven Butler
You'll never guess what, my person-pal... I'M GOING TO HOLLYWOOD! And, what's even better? All my best mutt-mates are coming with me! But my dreams of being talent-spotted while walking down streets paved with sausage meat don't quite come true...
Dog diaries, Steven Butler
Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy!I 've been waiting ages to tell my story, and now it's finally happening. Being Rafe's dog isn't always easy, but it is always exciting. I've got so much to tell you about:The amazing Catch-A-Doggy-Bone kennel, my favourite places for hiding snacks. And my ultimate nemesis - the vacuum cleaner! All the most important parts of a dog's life.
The terminal list : a thriller, Jack Carr
"Double the trouble, twice the action, and quadruple the enjoyment. Careful while reading this one, it could leave a mark."--Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Order A Navy SEAL has nothing left to live for and everything to kill for after he discovers that the American government is behind the deaths of his team in this ripped-from-the-headlines political thriller.
Everyone is beautiful : a novel, Katherine Center
The spirited new novel from the author of The bright side of disaster will appeal to fans of Jennifer Weiner and Emily Giffin. Lanie Coates just piled everything she owns into a U-Haul and drove with her husband, Peter, and their three boys (all under four) across the country. She's left her parents, her friends, and all of the comforts of home behind--all because Peter is going to graduate school.
Bird, Crystal Chan
Entrenched secrets, mysterious spirits, and an astonishing friendship weave together in this extraordinary and haunting debut. Nothing matters. Only Bird matters. And he flew away. Jewel never knew her brother Bird, but all her life she has lived in his shadow. Her parents blame Grandpa for the tragedy of their family's past; they say that Grandpa attracted a malevolent spirit--a duppy--into their home. Grandpa hasn't spoken a word since ...
The 5 love languages of children : the secret to loving children effectively, Gary D Chapman
You love your child, but does your child feel loved? Every child has a unique way of feeling loved. When you discover your child's love language--and how to speak it--you can build a solid foundation for your child to trust you and flourish as they grow. In this audio book for parents, teachers, single parents, and more, Drs.
The perks of being a wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
Coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Also a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a funny, touching, and haunting modern classic.The critically acclaimed debut novel from Stephen Chbosky, Perks follows observant "wallflower" Charlie as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood.
Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982, Namju Cho
Kim Jiyoung is a girl born to a mother whose in-laws wanted a boy. Kim Jiyoung is a sister made to share a room while her brother gets one of his own. Kim Jiyoung is a female preyed upon by male teachers at school. Kim Jiyoung is a daughter whose father blames her when she is harassed late at night. Kim Jiyoung is a good student who doesn't get put forward for internships. Kim Jiyoung is a model employee but gets overlooked for promotion.
Not that kind of guy, Andie J Christopher
State attorney Bridget Nolan is successful in all aspects of her life--except romance. After breaking up with her longtime boyfriend, she's been slow to reenter the dating scene. To be honest, she has more important things to do like putting bad guys behind bars. But with her brother's wedding right around the corner, she suddenly needs a date and fast. Lucky for Bridget, the legal intern is almost done with his program.
Clockwork prince, Cassandra Clare
Love and lies can corrupt even the purest heart... In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, while her longing for Will, despite his dark moods, continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will--the wall he has built around himself is crumbling. As their search for the truth leads the three friends into peril, Tessa's heart is increasingly torn, especially when one of their own betrays them.
Too good to be true, Ann Cleeves
When young teacher Anna Blackwell is found dead in her home, the police think her death was suicide or a tragic accident. After all, Stonebridge is a quiet country village in the Scottish Borders, where murders just don't happen. But Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez soon arrives from far-away Shetland when his ex-wife, Sarah, asks him to look into the case. The local gossips are saying that her new husband, Tom, was having an affair with Anna.
The long call, Ann Cleeves
In North Devon, where the rivers Taw and Torridge converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his father's funeral takes place. The day Matthew turned his back on the strict evangelical community in which he grew up, he lost his family too.Now he's back, not just to mourn his father at a distance, but to take charge of his first major case in the Two Rivers region; a complex place not quite as idyllic as tourists suppose.
Blue collar, blue scrubs : the making of a surgeon, Michael J Collins
It looked for a while like Michael Collins would spend his life breaking concrete and throwing rocks for the Vittorio Scalese Construction Company. He liked the work and he liked the pay. But a chance remark by one of his coworkers made him realize that he wanted to involve himself in something bigger, something more meaningful than crushing rocks and drinking beer.
Don't forget me, Judy Corry
Eliana Costa has never kissed a guy. Her best guy friend, Jess, is more than willing to help her out. He has plenty of experience, since he finds a new girlfriend every other week. But when a practice kiss brings on feelings Eliana hadn't bargained for, her already messy life is thrown into a new level of chaos. Life is already more than she can handle after her dad's disappearance. Eliana worries that if she admits her feelings to Jess, she just might lose her best friend.
My second chance, Judy Corry
Sixteen-year-old Juliette Cardini has been keeping a secret for months. Before she went to her semester abroad in Paris, she dated her best friend's older brother, Easton Stevens. What had started as a whirlwind romance filled with forbidden meetings, came to a crashing halt when they crossed a line together that neither of them could return from. Now she's back in Ridgewater and has to face everyone she left behind. But there's one more secret she is afraid for anyone to discover.
The deliverance of evil, Roberto Costantini
A relentless killer scars Rome for two decades, leaving a unique signature on both victims and pursuers...On 11 July 1982, Elisa Sordi was beautiful. Commissario Michele Balistreri was fearless. Italy was victorious. A killer was waiting...On 9 July 2006, with Sordi's case twenty-four years cold, and Balistreri haunted by guilt and regret, Italian victory returned. And so did Sordi's killer...But this time Michele Balistreri would be ready. This time he would fear no evil.
Total control, Gillian Cross
Everyone is good at something. But at Lizzie's school this has been taken to extremes. Her classmate Ethan, who previously had no interest in sport, is now incredible at football; her brother's suddenly an expert in robotics; and Lizzie has become really good at being bad. It's as though they have no power over their own actions.
Crumpy's campfire companion : 32 classic New Zealand short stories, Barry Crump
Crumpy's Campfire Companion is the entertaining third part of a trilogy on The Life and Times of a Good Keen Man. In this collection of yarns, the river, the road, the ridge and the rogue all come alive in Crump's unique humorous style. The yarns reveal his understanding and compassion for the characters and life he writes about.Barry Crump has been New Zealand's bestselling author for more than 30 years.
The resilience project : finding happiness through gratitude, empathy and mindfulness, Hugh van Cuylenburg
Hugh van Cuylenburg was a primary school teacher volunteering in northern India when he had a life-changing realisation: despite the underprivileged community the children were from, they were remarkably positive.By contrast, back in Australia Hugh knew that all too many children struggled with depression, social anxieties and mental illness. His own little sister had been ravaged by anorexia nervosa.
A desperate paradise : an Adam Park thriller, A D Davies
With a damaging, violent case behind him, Adam Park is happy tending to his late mother's canal barge, catching up on his reading, and hoping his increased training is never required. Unfortunately, he owes favors, and when an aid worker is murdered on the Greek island of Paramatra, one such favor is called in.
The wayfinders : why ancient wisdom matters in the modern world, Wade Davis
Every culture is a unique answer to a fundamental question: What does it mean to be human and alive' In The Wayfinders, renowned anthropologist, winner of the prestigious Samuel Johnson Prize, and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Wade Davis leads us on a thrilling journey to celebrate the wisdom of the world's indigenous cultures.
I'd give anything : a novel, los Santos Marisa De
A profound and heart-rending story about a horrific tragedy that marks one woman and her hometown and about the explosive secrets that come to light twenty years later. Ginny Beale is eighteen, irreverent, funny, and brave, with a brother she adores and a circle of friends for whom she would do anything. Because of one terrible night, she loses them all--and her adventurous spirit--seemingly forever.
Beverly, right here, Kate DiCamillo
Revisiting once again the world of Raymie Nightingale, two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo turns her focus to the tough-talking, inescapably tenderhearted Beverly.Beverly put her foot down on the gas. They went faster still.This was what Beverly wanted--what she always wanted. To get away. To get away as fast as she could. To stay away.Beverly Tapinski has run away from home plenty of times, but that was when she was just a kid. By now, she figures, it's not running away. It's leaving.
The Sweeney sisters : a novel, Lian Dolan
An hilarious, heartfelt story about books, love, sisterhood, and the surprises we discover in our DNA that combines the wit of Jonathan Tropper with the heart of Susan Wiggs.Maggie, Eliza, and Tricia Sweeney grew up as a happy threesome in the idyllic seaside town of Southport, Connecticut. But their mother's death from cancer fifteen years ago tarnished their golden-hued memories, and the sisters drifted apart.
This is home : a novel, Lisa Duffy
From the author of book club favorite The Salt House comes a novel about a teenage girl finding her voice and the military wife who moves in downstairs, united in their search for the true meaning of home. Sixteen-year-old Libby Winters lives in Paradise, a seaside town north of Boston that rarely lives up to its name. After the death of her mother, she lives with her father, Bent, in the middle apartment of their triple decker home--Bent's two sisters, Lucy and Desiree, live on the top floor.
My kind of people : a novel, Lisa Duffy
A profound novel about the power of community and a small town's long-buried secrets as a group of New England islanders come together for a recently orphaned girl. On Ichabod Island, a jagged strip of land thirteen miles off the coast of Massachusetts, ten-year-old Sky becomes an orphan for the second time after a tragic accident claims the lives of her adoptive parents. Grieving the death of his best friends, Leo's life is turned upside down when he finds himself the guardian of young Sky.
Verona comics, Jennifer Dugan
From the author of Hot Dog Girl comes a YA contemporary queer romance about two teens who fall in love in an indie comic book shop. Jubilee has it all together. She's an elite cellist, and when she's not working in her stepmom's indie comic shop, she's prepping for the biggest audition of her life. Ridley is barely holding it together. His parents own the biggest comic-store chain in the country, and Ridley can't stop disappointing them--that is, when they're even paying attention.
Smarter faster better : the secrets of being productive, Charles Duhigg
In The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charles Duhigg explained why we do what we do. In Smarter Faster Better, he applies the same relentless curiosity, rigorous reporting and rich storytelling to explain how we can get better at the things we do. The result is a groundbreaking exploration of the science of productivity.
Thinking in bets : making smarter decisions when you don't have all the facts, Annie Duke
Poker champion turned business consultant Annie Duke teaches you how to get comfortable with uncertainty and make better decisions as a result.In Super Bowl XLIX, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll made one of the most controversial calls in football history: With 26 seconds remaining, and trailing by four at the Patriots' one-yard line, he called for a pass instead of a handing off to his star running back. The pass was intercepted and the Seahawks lost. Critics called it the dumbest play in history.
The lie, Helen Dunmore
Cornwall, 1920. A young man stands on a headland, looking out to sea. He is back from the war, homeless and without family. Behind him lies the terror of the trenches. Behind him is also the most intense relationship of his life.
The fascinators, Andrew Eliopulos
A magic-infused YA novel about friendship, first love, and feeling out of place that will bewitch fans of Rainbow Rowell and Maggie Stiefvater. Living in a small town where magic is frowned upon, Sam needs his friends James and Delia--and their time together in their school's magic club--to see him through to graduation. But as soon as senior year starts, little cracks in their group begin to show. Sam may or may not be in love with James.
The shadows we hide, Allen Eskens
Joe Talbert, Jr. has never once met his namesake. Now out of college, a cub reporter for the Associated Press in Minneapolis, he stumbles across a story describing the murder of a man named Joseph Talbert in a small town in southern Minnesota. Full of childhood dreams about who his father might have been, Joe is shocked to find that none of the town's residents have much to say about his father's murder-other than that it was long overdue.
The volunteer : the true story of the resistance hero who infiltrated Auschwitz, Jack Fairweather
The incredible true story of a Polish resistance fighter's infiltration of Auschwitz to sabotage the camp from within, and his daring escape to warn the Allies about the Nazis' true plans for a "Final Solution.
Unorthodox : the scandalous rejection of my Hasidic roots, Deborah Feldman
Deborah Feldman's memoir of escaping from a strict Hasidic community includes a new afterword by the author as well as the epilogues from the original 2012 editions detailing the circumstances of her life after leaving her husband and forging new beginnings for herself and her young son.
Promised land : a novel of Israel, Martin Fletcher
Martin Fletcher's Promised Land is the sweeping saga of two brothers and the woman they love, a devastating love triangle set against the tumultuous founding of Israel.The story begins when fourteen-year-old Peter is sent west to America to escape the growing horror of Nazi Germany. But his younger brother Arie and their entire family are sent east to the death camps. Only Arie survives.
The war reporter : a novel, Martin Fletcher
Martin Fletcher delivers a tale of love, war, and redemption. Tom Layne was a world-class television correspondent until his life collapsed in Sarajevo. Beaten and humiliated, he fell into a hole diagnosed as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Eleven years later he returns to the Balkans to film a documentary on the man who caused his downfall: Ratko Mladic, Europe's biggest killer since Hitler, wanted for genocide and crimes against humanity.
Moonwalking with Einstein : the art and science of remembering everything, Joshua Foer
On average, people squander forty days annually compensating for things they've forgotten. Joshua Foer used to be one of those people. But after a year of memory training, he found himself in the finals of the U.S. Memory Championship. Even more important, Foer found a vital truth we too often forget: In every way that matters, we are the sum of our memories.
E. M. Forster : a BBC Radio collection, E M Forster
One of the greatest English novelists of the 20th century, EM Forster was also an accomplished short story writer. This collection includes stunning adaptations of his classic novels A Passage to India, Where Angels Fear to Tread, A Room with a View and Howards End. Among the star casts are Penelope Wilton, Ellie Kendrick, Sian Thomas, Emilia Fox, Sheila Hancock and John Hurt.
Summer darlings, Brooke Lea Foster
Set during the splendid summer days of 1960s Martha's Vineyard, this page-turning debut novel pulls back the curtain on one mysterious and wealthy family as seen through the eyes of their nanny--a college student who, while falling in love on the elegant island, is also forced to reckon with the dark underbelly of privilege.
The guilty feminist : you don't have to be perfect to overthrow the patriarchy, Deborah FrancesWhite
Sometimes we feel a bit like "I'm a feminist, but..." As in, "I'm a feminist, but I skipped the Women's March to buy face cream." As in, "I'm a feminist, but I've never found time to read Sylvia Plath (but I have watched fifteen seasons of Keeping Up with the Kardashians)." In The Guilty Feminist, Deborah Frances-White reassures us that we don't have to be perfect to be a force for meaningful change.
Delve special. The complete series, 1-4, Stephen Fry
Stephen Fry stars as spoof investigative journalist David Lander in all four series of the BBC radio comedy. Delve Special ran for four series on BBC Radio 4 from 1984-1987, later transferring to TV as This is David Lander. A parody of the popular genre of investigative reporting, it stars Stephen Fry as inept crusader David Lander, alongside some of the biggest names in comedy including Tony Robinson, Andrew Sachs, Jan Ravens, Felicity Montagu, Harry Enfield and Dawn French.
Lord John and the plague of zombies, Diana Gabaldon
Lord John Grey, a lieutenant-colonel in His Majesty's army, arrives in Jamaica with orders to quash a slave rebellion brewing in the mountains. But a much deadlier threat lies close at hand. The governor is being menaced by zombies, according to a servant. Lord John has no idea what a zombie is, but it doesn't sound good...
Chivalry : a BBC Radio full-cast reading, Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman's delightfully quirky story, in which Mrs Whitaker discovers the Holy Grail in a charity shop.Mrs Whitaker just wants to have a chat with her dear friend Mrs Greenberg over home-made macaroons. But her charity shop find soon makes her the focal point of a most important quest when a handsome young man - who says he's called Galaad - comes asking for the Grail.
The Madre de Aguas of Cuba, Adam Gidwitz
Emma Otheguy joins Adam Gidwitz as co-author of this adventure in the Unicorn Rescue Society series as the kids travel to Cuba to help the legendary Madre de aguas.In Cuba, it is believed that a mysterious water serpent--the Madre de Aguas--is responsible for providing and protecting the fresh water of the island. But the serpent is missing, and a drought has gripped the island. Uchenna, Elliot, and Professor Fauna fly to Cuba and endeavor to rescue the Madre de Aguas.
On Eden Street, Peter Grainger
"He might be a nobody, but he was their nobody and their first case." The new Kings Lake Central murder squad is about to spend its first morning on team-building exercises and reviewing cold cases when the call comes in that the body of one of the city's rough sleepers has been found in a shop doorway. It happens, someone says, he isn't the first to die on the streets and he won't be the last, but the story the new team begins to uncover is far from routine.
Kingdom of Needle and Bone, Mira Grant
By the time the spots appear, it's too late: Morris's disease is loose on the world, and the bodies of the dead begin to pile high in the streets.
The princess rules, Philippa Gregory
Princess Florizella may live in a classic fairy-tale world, but she's no ordinary princess... These three stories were originally published under the titles Princess Florizella, Princess Florizella and the Wolves and Princess Florizella and the Giant. They were originally dedicated to her daughter but have been reimagined in this edition which she has dedicated to her grandchildren.
The other queen, Philippa Gregory
1568. Mary Queen of Scots, fleeing rebellion in her kingdom, is offered a safe haven by Elizabeth I with George Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, and his indomitable wife, Bess of Hardwick. The arrival of an extravagant queen turns the household upside down, as it becomes clear that the visit is a house arrest.
Winterhouse, Ben Guterson
Winterhouse by Ben Guterson is an urban fantasy middle-grade debut--the first audiobook in a trilogy--set in a magical hotel full of secrets.Orphan Elizabeth Somers's malevolent aunt and uncle ship her off to the ominous Winterhouse Hotel, owned by the peculiar Norbridge Falls. Upon arrival, Elizabeth quickly discovers that Winterhouse has many charms--most notably its massive library.
Deeplight, Frances Hardinge
This macabre YA adventure, with a touch of Lovecraftian steampunk, features underwater exploration, monsters of the deep, relic-based technology and questions of loyalty. The gods are dead. About fifty years ago they turned on one another and tore each other apart. Nobody knows why. In an alternative world, fifty years after the death of the gods, a fifteen-year-old boy, Hark, finds the still beating heart of a terrifying deity and uses it to try to save his best friend.
Freefall, Jacqueline Harvey
Back at Alexandria, with their friend Curtis Pepper visiting, Kensy and Max are enjoying the school break. Especially when Granny Cordelia surprises them with a trip to New York! It's meant to be a family vacation, but the twins soon realise there's more to this holiday than meets the eye. The chase to capture Dash Chalmers is on and when there's another dangerous criminal on the loose, the twins find themselves embroiled in a most unusual case.
Murder at Maypole Manor : a cozy historical murder mystery, L B Hathaway
New Year's Eve, 1921. Posie has been asked to accompany Inspector Richard Lovelace of Scotland Yard on an undercover mission. Their destination is a glittering New Year's Eve party at Maypole Manor, the clifftop home of Lord Robin Glaysayer. Among the twelve guests are a famous film star, an artist, an Italian nobleman, a government spy and a clairvoyant.
Fierce, free, and full of fire : the guide to being glorious you, Jen Hatmaker
Jen Hatmaker, with cheeky candor and fearlessness, guides readers to a deep dive into how they are wired and provides them with the tools to walk in that identity with freedom and guts. Stuck in people-pleasing or fear, many women hide and pretend, then end up sidelined in their own lives. But what they want is to be brave, to claim every gift, dream, quirk, and emotion inside, to stop performing and start living.
The forbidden garden : a novel, Ellen Herrick
A lush imaginative novel that takes readers into the heart of a mysterious English country garden, waiting to spring to life. Every garden is a story, waiting to be told ... At the nursery she runs with her sisters on the New England coast, Sorrel Sparrow has honed her rare gift for nurturing plants and flowers. Now that reputation, and a stroke of good timing, lands Sorrel an unexpected opportunity: reviving a long-dormant Shakespearean garden on an English country estate.
Little secrets, Jennifer Hillier
This programme includes a bonus conversation with the author. Overwhelmed by tragedy, a woman desperately tries to save her marriage in award-winning author Jennifer Hillier's Little Secrets , a riveting audiobook of psychological suspense. "Suspenseful and compelling - Hillier is a masterful storyteller." -Chevy Stevens All it takes to unravel a life is one little secret... Marin had the perfect life.
Fever pitch, Nick Hornby
Penguin presents the unabridged, audiobook edition of Fever Pitch, by Nick Hornby read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. As a young boy, growing up in the Home Counties and watching his parents' marriage fall apart, Nick Hornby had little sense of home. Then his dad took him to Highbury. Arsenal's football ground would become the source of many of the strongest feelings he'd ever have: joy, humiliation, heartbreak, frustration and hope.
About a boy, Nick Hornby
A comedy on a bachelor in London who specializes in affairs with single mothers. To improve his chances, he joins a single parents' association and gets a boy to pretend he is his son.
Meet the sky, McCall Hoyle
A story of love, letting go, and the unstoppable power of nature.It all started with the accident. The one that caused Sophie's dad to walk out of her life. The one that left Sophie's older sister, Meredith, barely able to walk at all.With nothing but pain in her past, all Sophie wants is to plan for the future--keep the family business running, get accepted to veterinary school, and protect her mom and sister from another disaster.
Veil of shadows, Erin Hunter
Discover more adventures in the third book in the Broken Code story arc. After losing one of his nine lives, ThunderClan's leader, Bramblestar, became intent on rooting out and exiling cats he claims are traitors to the warrior code. But some cats know the truth: this isn't the real Bramblestar, and their leader's true spirit is desperate to return to its rightful place before the rising tension among the five Clans erupts into outright war.
Finn family Moomintroll, Tove Jansson
If you haven't met a Moomin yet, you're in for the most magical fun!The unabridged, audiobook edition of Tove Jansson's endearing classic, Finn Family Moomintroll, read with warmth (and some lively character voices) by the comedian Hugh Dennis.Moomintroll is cheerful and chubby and lives in the magical Moominvalley with his mother, Moominmamma, his father, Moominpappa and all of their friends.
The city born great, N K Jemisin
In this standalone short story by N. K. Jemisin, New York City is about to go through a few changes. Like all great metropolises before it, when a city gets big enough, old enough, it must be born; but there are ancient enemies who cannot tolerate new life. Thus New York will live or die by the efforts of a reluctant midwife...and how well he can learn to sing the city's mighty song.
The diplomat's wife, Pam Jenoff
How have I been lucky enough to come here, to be alive, when so many others are not? I should have died.... But I am here.1945. Surviving the brutality of a Nazi prison camp, Marta Nederman is lucky to have escaped with her life. Recovering from the horror, she meets Paul, an American soldier who gives her hope of a happier future. But their plans to meet in London are dashed when Paul's plane crashes.
The Kommandant's girl : a novel, Pam Jenoff
Pam Jenoff shows the unimaginable sacrifices one woman must make in a time of war. Nineteen-year-old Emma Bau has been married only three weeks when Nazi tanks thunder into her native Poland. Within days Emma's husband, Jacob, is forced to disappear underground, leaving her imprisoned within the city's decrepit Jewish ghetto. But then, in the dead of night, the resistance smuggles her out.
Dark skies, Danielle L Jensen
Lydia is a scholar, but books are her downfall when she meddles in the plots of the most powerful man in the Celendor Empire. Her life in danger, she flees west to the far side of the Endless Seas and finds herself entangled in a foreign war where her burgeoning powers are sought by both sides. Killian is Marked by the God of War, but his gifts fail him when the realm under the dominion of the Corrupter invades Mudamora.
The happy ever after playlist, Abby Jimenez
A romantic comedy about one trouble-making dog who brings together two perfect strangers. Two years after losing her fiancé, Sloan Monroe still can't seem to get her life back on track. But one trouble-making pup with a "take me home" look in his eyes is about to change everything. With her new pet by her side, Sloan finally starts to feel more like herself. Then, after weeks of unanswered texts, Tucker's owner reaches out. He's a musician on tour in Australia.
Biggles takes the case : nine exciting adventures and strange mysteries with the intrepid Captain Bigglesworth, W E Johns
Some problems solved by Air Detective-Inspector Bigglesworth, C.I.D., and his Air Police. Join Biggles, Algy, Ginger and the gang as Raymond sends them searching for Uranium thieves in the Cairngorms, arms dealers in Malaysia, diamond smugglers in Africa, nefarious murderers, and the cause of strange aircraft crashes. Also includes the tale of a dangerous bet from Captain Bigglesworth's days with the Royal Air Force in World War I.
This Scot of mine, Sophie Jordan
A daring deception...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.She's the answer to his curse...
The virgin and the rogue, Sophie Jordan
Sophie Jordan brews up a scintillating romance about a timid wallflower who discovers a love potion and ends up falling for a dashing rogue. A love potion...Charlotte Langley has always been the prudent middle sister, so her family is not surprised when she makes the safe choice and agrees to wed her childhood sweetheart. But when she finds herself under the weather and drinks a "healing" tonic, the potion provokes the most maddening desire...for someone other than her betrothed. With the power.
The henna artist : a novel, Alka Joshi
Vivid and compelling in its portrait of one woman's struggle for fulfillment in a society pivoting between the traditional and the modern, The Henna Artist opens a door into a world that is at once lush and fascinating, stark and cruel. Escaping from an abusive marriage, seventeen-year-old Lakshmi makes her way alone to the vibrant 1950s pink city of Jaipur. There she becomes the most highly requested henna artist--and confidante--to the wealthy women of the upper class.
Hitches, hideouts, & homicide : a Camper & criminals cozy mystery, Tonya Kappes
Welcome to Normal, Kentucky-where nothing is normal. Everyone in Normal is excited for the Hoe Down to celebrate the opening of the new Old Train Station motel grand opening. The evening comes to an abrupt end when a lightning storm knocks out all the power. At least, that's what appears to have knocked out the electricity. But things aren't always as they appear.
Unearthed, Amie Kaufman
When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution humanity has been waiting for. The Undying's advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and turn lives around, and their message leads to the planet Gaia, a treasure trove waiting to be explored.For Jules Addison and his fellow scholars, the discovery of an ancient alien culture offers unprecedented opportunity for study...
This is going to hurt : secret diaries of a junior doctor, Adam Kay
Welcome to 97-hour weeks. Welcome to life and death decisions. Welcome to a constant tsunami of bodily fluids. Welcome to earning less than the hospital parking meter. Wave goodbye to your friends and relationships . . . Welcome to the life of a junior doctor. Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, comedian and former junior doctor Adam Kay's This Is Going to Hurt provides a no-holds-barred account of his time on the NHS front line.
Hidden pictures, Carolyn Keene
In the sleepy town of Shady Oaks, Nancy Drew and her friends investigate an exhibit of photographs, rumored to be cursed, and their connection to the disappearance of two people.
Gun games : a Decker, Faye Kellerman
Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus are back in this mystery involving a secret cabal of some of Los Angeles' most wealthy-and vicious-teens LAPD lieutenant detective Decker and his wife, Rina, have willingly welcomed fifteen-year-old Gabriel Whitman into their home.
Prism, Faye Kellerman
Prism takes us to a slightly alternate universe in which medicine and health care do not exist, and in which sick people are allowed to die without any care. Set in New Mexico and California, the novel features three teens who fall through a cave at Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico while on a field trip. They are plunged into a frightening parallel universe--seven weeks in the past, in which their "normal" worlds of family and high school remain the same ...
Which way is home?, Maria Kiely
A debut novel about a family escaping Czechoslovakia after the 1948 Communist takeover--based on the author's own family history. Anna's father disappeared months ago. He had to flee the country because the cruel new Communist government wanted to arrest him. The Communists may have arrived like heroes at the end of World War II, saving Czechoslovakia from the Nazis--but since then, things have changed.
Someone like you, Karen Kingsbury
Science raises questions only love can answer in this moving and thought-provoking novel. One frozen embryo. Two families with life-long secrets. And a guy who never planned to fall in love again. Maddie Baxter West is shaken to the core when she finds out everything she believed about her life was a lie. Her parents had always planned to tell her the truth about her past: that she was adopted as an embryo. But somehow the right moment never happened.
Mummy Fairy and me : unicorn wishes, Sophie Kinsella
My mummy looks normal, like any other mummy ... but she's not. Because she can turn into a fairy. All she has to do is stamp her feet three times, clap her hands, wiggle her bottom and say 'Marshmallow' ... and poof! She's Mummy Fairy. Ella's family has a big secret - her mummy is a fairy! But sometimes Mummy Fairy's magic goes wrong, and it's up to Ella to help...
Star wars : the last Jedi junior novel, Michael Kogge
A junior novel retelling of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Kylo Ren is a Villain, He killed his Han Solo (his own father), attempted to kill his mother (sure he didn't end up pulling the trigger, but he thought about it), He killed his mentor, and tried to kill his Uncle (twice if you count destroying the Jedi temple, and slicing through Luke's force ghost).
Super brain : unleash your super brain to learn faster & work smarter, Jim Kwik
Do you want to learn more in less time? Do you want to the ability to learn anything you want? You've come to the right place, as Jim Kwik is about to show you how to tap into your speed learning superpowers.In this powerful presentation, Jim Kwik, Brain Coach to celebrities and Fortune 500 CEOs, talks about how you can untap into your Super Brain and incorporate effective learning techniques into your life that will help you learn faster.
Defending Jacob, William Landay
Andy Barber's job is to put killers behind bars. So when a boy from his son Jacob's school is found stabbed to death, Andy is doubly determined to find and prosecute the perpetrator. Until a crucial piece of evidence turns up linking Jacob to the murder. In the face of every parent's worst nightmare, Andy and his wife Laurie will do anything to defend their child. Because, deep down, they know him better than anyone.
The woman of a thousand names : a novel, Alexandra Lapierre
A rich, sweeping tale based on the true story of the Mata Hari of Russia, featuring a beautiful aristocrat fighting for survival during the deadly upheaval of the Russian Revolution. Born into Russian aristocracy, wealth, and security, Moura never had any reason to worry. But in the upheaval of the Bolshevik Revolution, her entire world crumbles.
The eighth wonder of the world : the true story of André the giant, Pat Laprade
A definitive and exhaustive biography Is there a way to find truth in the stuff of legend? You may think you know Andre the Giant-but who was Andre Roussimoff? This comprehensive biography addresses the burning questions, outrageous stories, and common misconceptions about his height, his weight, his drawing power as a superstar, and his seemingly unparalleled capacity for food and alcohol.
Twice in a blue moon, Christina Lauren
During a whirlwind two-week vacation abroad, Sam and Tate fell for each other in only the way that first loves do: sharing all of their hopes, dreams, and deepest secrets along the way. Sam was the first, and only, person that Tate the long-lost daughter of one of the world's biggest film stars ever revealed her identity to. So when it became clear her trust was misplaced, her world shattered for good.
Roomies, Christina Lauren
Marriages of convenience are so ... inconvenient. For months Holland Bakker has invented excuses to descend into the subway station near her apartment, drawn to the captivating music performed by her street musician crush. Lacking the nerve to actually talk to the gorgeous stranger, fate steps in one night in the form of a drunken attacker. Calvin Mcloughlin rescues her, but quickly disappears when the police start asking questions.
Down in the valley : a writer's landscape, Laurie Lee
An enhanced audio edition containing original audio interviews with the author, Laurie Lee. A moving, never-before-published portrait of the landscape that shaped the life of Laurie Lee, the beloved author of Cider With Rosie 'Before I left the valley I thought everywhere was like this. Then I went away for 40 years and when I came back I realized that nowhere was like this.
The fifth risk : undoing democracy, Michael Lewis
The morning after Trump was elected president, the people who ran the US Department of Energy - an agency that deals with some of the most powerful risks facing humanity - waited to welcome the incoming administration's transition team. Nobody appeared. Across the US government, the same thing happened: nothing. People don't notice when stuff goes right. That is the stuff government does.
Buckley's chance : the incredible true story of William Buckley and how he conquered a new world, Garry Linnell
He fought Napoleon's army and survived.He was sent to the gallows and escaped the noose.Now he is in chains and on his way to the other side of the world. What happens next will become one of the most remarkable survival stories in history.The 19th century has just begun. The world is at war. England, ruled by a mad king, is exiling thousands of criminals to an old land that has become its newest dumping ground.
Frostheart, Jamie Littler
Way out in the furthest part of the known world, a tiny stronghold exists all on its own, cut off from the rest of human-kin by monsters that lurk beneath the Snow Sea. There, a little boy called Ash waits for the return of his parents, singing a forbidden lullaby to remind him of them... and doing his best to avoid his very, VERY grumpy yeti guardian, Tobu. But life is about to get a whole lot more crazy-adventurous for Ash.
On the horizon, Lois Lowry
From two-time Newbery medalist and living legend Lois Lowry comes a moving account of the lives lost in two of WWII's most infamous events: Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima.
Blood of my blood, Barry Lyga
The game is over in this finale to the I Hunt Killers trilogy. Jazz Dent has been shot and left to die in New York City. His girlfriend, Connie, is in the clutches of Jazz's serial killer father, Billy. And his best friend Howie is bleeding to death on the floor of Jazz's own home in tiny Lobo's Nod. Somehow, these three must rise above the horrors their lives have become and find a way to come together in pursuit of Billy ...
Me & Patsy, kickin' up dust : my friendship with Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn and the late Patsy Cline are legends--country icons and sisters of the heart. For the first time ever Loretta tells their story: a celebration of their music and their relationship up until Patsy's tragic and untimely death. Full of laughter and tears, this eye-opening, heartwarming memoir paints a picture of two stubborn, spirited country gals who'd be damned if they'd let men or convention tell them how to be.
Sawbones, Stuart MacBride
A serial killer is on the loose, kidnapping girls off the street and torturing them to death. But this time he's chosen the wrong victim - a mobster's daughter - and her father will do anything to get her back.
A song for the dying, Stuart MacBride
Eight years ago Ash Henderson was a Detective Inspector investigating a disturbing serial killer nicknamed the Inside Man; now he's looking at spending the rest of his life in prison. But when a nurse turns up dead, killed with the signature style of the Inside Man, the investigating team manages to get Ash released and working the case. He's out for as long as he's useful. And if he's out, he can get revenge.
The king's justice, Susan Elia MacNeal
Can a stolen violin lead secret agent and spy Maggie Hope to a new serial killer terrorizing London? Find out as the acclaimed World War II mystery series from New York Times bestselling author Susan Elia MacNeal continues. Maggie Hope started out as Winston Churchill's secretary, but now she's a secret agent and the only one who can figure out how the missing instrument ties into the murders. London, December 1942.
The Magnolia sisters, Michelle Major
An inheritance brought her to Magnolia, but love just might keep her there...Avery Keller arrives in Magnolia, North Carolina, with one aim: collect her inheritance and quickly put the quirky town in her rearview mirror. But the father who didn't acknowledge her when he was alive has left Avery a mess to sort through--along with two half sisters she's never met and a gorgeous single dad living next door. Soon her plan to keep this colourful, close-knit community at a distance gets complicated...
Everything is f*cked : a book about hope, Mark Manson
We live in an interesting time. Materially, everything is the best it's ever been--we are freer, healthier and wealthier than any people in human history. Yet, somehow everything seems to be irreparably and horribly f*cked--the planet is warming, governments are failing, economies are collapsing, and everyone is perpetually offended on Twitter.
Beyond black, Hilary Mantel
Alison Hart, a medium by trade, tours the dormitory towns of London's orbital ring road with her flint-hearted sidekick, Colette, passing on messages from beloved dead ancestors. But behind her plump, smiling persona hides a desperate woman: she knows the terrors the next life holds but must conceal them from her wide-eyed clients. At the same time she is plagued by spirits from her own past, who infiltrate her body and home, becoming stronger and nastier the more she resists...
Your present : a half-hour of peace : 3 soothing guided meditations for deep stress relief, effortless sleep & renewed energy, Susie Mantell
With a voice described as "liquid," award-winning author and stress relief expert Susie Mantell has now created 3 uniquely soothing guided meditations. In this Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition, adding to her award-winning Your Present: A Half-Hour of Peace meditation, Mantell's new, exquisitely narrated "Sleep Easy Now" carries listeners into soft, effortless sleep, soothing stress, worry, depression and pain.
Heart's blood, Juliet Marillier
Anluan has been crippled since childhood, part of a curse that has besieged his family and his home of Whistling Tor. But when the young scribe Caitrin is retained to sort through family documents, she brings about unexpected changes in the household, casting a hopeful light against the despairing shadows. But to truly free Anluan's burdened soul, Caitrin must unravel the web of sorcery woven by his ancestors before it claims his life - and their love.
Ngaio Marsh BBC Radio crime collection, Ngaio Marsh
A man lay dead: Roderick Alleyn tackles a country house party murder.
A surfeit of Lampreys: Inspector Alleyn probes a grisly death of the head of a spendthrift aristocratic family.
Opening night: When a leading actor is found gassed in his dressing room, it looks like suicide. But it transpires he was so detested that everyone had a motive for his murder.
When in Rome: 1970s Rome.
Suddenly one summer, Fleur McDonald
When Brianna Donahue was three years old, her mother mysteriously disappeared while farming in Merriwell Bay, Western Australia. Even though she is presumed dead, her body has never been found. Committed to the family's farm, Brianna works the same land with her father Russell, while almost single-handedly raising her two children as her husband Caleb works as a fly-in fly-out criminal lawyer in Perth.
Behind every lie, Christina McDonald
If you can't remember it, how do you prove you didn't do it? Eva Hansen wakes in the hospital after being struck by lightning and discovers her mother, Kat, has been murdered. Eva was found unconscious down the street. She can't remember what happened but the police are highly suspicious of her. Determined to clear her name, Eva heads from Seattle to London--Kat's former home--for answers.
The night Olivia fell, Christina McDonald
An emotionally charged domestic suspense novel about a mother unraveling the truth behind how her daughter became brain dead. And pregnant.A search for the truth. A lifetime of lies. In the small hours of the morning, Abi Knight is startled awake by the phone call no mother ever wants to get: her teenage daughter Olivia has fallen off a bridge. Not only is Olivia brain dead, she's pregnant and must remain on life support to keep her baby alive.
A man with one of those faces, Caimh McDonnell
The first time somebody tried to kill him was an accident. The second time was deliberate. Now Paul Mulchrone finds himself on the run with nobody to turn to except a nurse who has read one-too-many crime novels and a renegade copper with a penchant for violence. Together they must solve one of the most notorious crimes in Irish history ... or else they'll be history.
Angels in the moonlight, Caimh McDonnell
For Detective Bunny McGarry, life is complicated, and it is about to get more so. It's 1999 and his hard won reputation amongst Dublin's criminal fraternity, for being a massive pain in the backside, is unfortunately shared by his bosses. His partner has a career-threatening gambling problem and, oh yeah, Bunny's finally been given a crack at the big time. He's set the task of bringing down the most skilled and ruthless armed robbery gang in Irish history.
You're a miracle (and a pain in the ass) : embracing the emotions, habits, and mystery that make you you, Mike McHargue
"Holding brain science in one hand and rich emotional presence in the other, this book feels timely and necessary."--Shauna Niequist, New York Times bestselling author of Present Over PerfectWhy is there such a gap between what you want to do and what you actually do? The host of Ask Science Mike explains why our desires and our real lives are so wildly different--and what you can do to close the gap.
The skylarks' war. Also published with title: Love to everyone, Hilary McKay
Clarry and her older brother Peter live for their summers in Cornwall, staying with their grandparents and running free with their charismatic cousin, Rupert. But normal life resumes each September; boarding school for Peter and Rupert, and a boring life for Clarry at home with her absent father, as the shadow of a terrible war looms ever closer. When Rupert goes off to fight at the front, Clarry feels their skylark summers are finally slipping away from them.
Chalice, Robin McKinley
The earthlines speak to Mirasol, but her family has lived in the demesne for centuries, and many of the old families can hear the land. She knows that the violent deaths of the last Master and Chalice have thrown Willowlands into turmoil; but she is only a beekeeper, and the problems of the Circle that govern Willowlands have nothing to do with her-although she wonders what will become of her demesne, because the Master and Chalice left no heirs to carry on their crucial duties.
The outlaws of Sherwood, Robin McKinley
Young Robin Longbow, subapprentice forester in the King's Forest of Nottingham, must contend with the dislike of the Chief Forester, who bullies Robin in memory of his popular father. But Robin does not want to leave Nottingham or lose the title to his father's small tenancy, because he is in love with a young lady named Marian-and keeps remembering that his mother too was gentry and married a common forester.
Her secret son, Hannah Mary McKinnon
"When Josh's longtime partner, Grace, dies in a tragic accident, he is left with a mess of grief -and full custody of her seven-year-old son, Logan. While not his biological father, Josh has been a dad to Logan in every way that counts, and with Grace gone, Logan needs him more than ever. Wanting to do right by Logan, Josh begins the process of becoming his legal guardian -something that seems suddenly urgent, though Grace always brushed it off as an unnecessary formality.
Dragon curse, Lisa McMann
At last, after harrowing battles and devastating losses, the three Stowe siblings are reunited. Back in Artime, however, their joy at finding one another is short lived. Fifer loses her leadership position and struggles to find her place and purpose, while Thisbe is relentless in her determination to return to the land of the dragons and help Rohan rescue the other black-eyed children.
The imperfects, Amy Meyerson
Novel about a priceless inheritance that leads one family on a life-altering pursuit of the truth. The Millers are far from perfect. Estranged siblings Beck, Ashley and Jake find themselves under one roof for the first time in years, forced to confront old resentments and betrayals, when their mysterious, eccentric matriarch, Helen, passes away.
The enchanted places, Christopher Milne
From his much publicized childhood on Cotchford Farm to his war experiences, his marriage, and his proprietorship of a successful bookshop in a small English town, the life of the famous author's son was one of much joy and some pain. It was also one of deep introspection. This book illuminates the shy, quiet man who was a thoughtful observer of the natural world and a gentle commentator on humankind's relationship to it.
My mother's house : a novel, Francesca Momplaisir
"A shockingly original exploration of class, race, and systemic violence . . . This house, tainted by the human evil it contains, is reminiscent of the opening line of Toni Morrison's Beloved. And, like Morrison, Momplaisir uses the tropes of fantasy to try to assert truths that ordinary language and realistic imagery cannot communicate . . . Momplaisir's debut introduces her as an author to watch.
Long bright river : an intense family thriller, Liz Moore
Mickey Fitzpatrick has been patrolling the 24th District for years. She knows most of the working women by name. She knows what desperation looks like and what people will do when they need a fix. She's become used to finding overdose victims: their numbers are growing every year. But every time she sees someone sprawled out, slumped over, cold to the touch, she has to pray it's not her sister, Kacey.
The desert and the sea : 977 days captive on the Somali pirate coast, Michael Scott Moore
Michael Scott Moore, a journalist and the author of Sweetness and Blood, incorporates personal narrative and rigorous investigative journalism in this profound and revelatory memoir of his three-year captivity by Somali pirates--a riveting, thoughtful, and emotionally resonant exploration of foreign policy, religious extremism, and the costs of survival.
How to be a woman, Caitlin Moran
A dramatisation of Caitlin Moran's bestseller, the book that brought feminism into the mainstream again.
Rumpole. The teenage werewolf & other stories : three BBC Radio 4 dramatisations, John Mortimer
Rumpole and the teenage werewolf: Rumpole heads to the Home Counties to defend Ben, a teenager accused of sending emails deemed to be sexually harassing, and of an actual physical attack on a girl.
Rumpole and the right to privacy: Rumpole leaves the Old Bailey to defend a civil case: an editor of a local newspaper who is accused of breaching a successful businessman's right to privacy.
In his own words, Stirling Moss
A fascinating chance to hear Stirling Moss talk about his life and career, in a selection of interviews taken from the BBC radio and TV archive. Sir Stirling Moss, OBE, was a legendary British racing driver.
The queen of bloody everything, Joanna Nadin
Joanna Nadin's first novel for adults is about mothers, daughters and how we can make many choices in life but can't choose where we come from.As Edie Jones lies in a bed on the fourteenth floor of a Cambridge hospital, her adult daughter Dido tells their story, starting with the day that changed everything.That was the day Dido - aged exactly six years and twenty-seven days old - met the handsome Tom Trevelyan, his precocious sister, Harry, and their parents, Angela and David.
Dear Edward, Ann Napolitano
A heart-wrenching, life-affirming novel about a 12-year-old boy who is the sole survivor of a deadly plane crash. One summer morning, a flight takes off from New York to Los Angeles. There are 216 passengers aboard: among them a Wall Street millionaire; a young woman taking a pregnancy test in the airplane toilet; a soldier returning from Afghanistan; and two beleaguered parents moving across the country with their adolescent sons.
In praise of paths : walking through time and nature, Geoff Nicholson
An ode to paths and the journeys we take through nature, as told by a gifted writer who stopped driving and rediscovered the joys of traveling by foot.Torbjørn Ekelund started to walk--everywhere--after an epilepsy diagnosis affected his ability to drive. The more he ventured out, the more he came to love the act of walking, and an interest in paths emerged. In this poignant, meandering book, Ekelund interweaves the literature and history of paths with his own stories from the trail.
After the fall, Charity Norman
What do you do when your family's dream becomes a nightmare? In the quiet of a New Zealand winter's night, a rescue helicopter is sent to airlift a five-year-old boy with severe internal injuries. He's fallen from the upstairs veranda of an isolated farmhouse. At first, Finn's fall looks like a horrible accident; but his frantic mother, Martha McNamara, knows how it really happened. And she isn't telling. Not yet. Maybe not ever.
One perfect summer, Brenda Novak
Some families we're born into Some we find for ourselves. When Serenity Alston swabbed her cheek for 23andMe, she joked about uncovering some dark ancestral scandal. The last thing she expected was to discover two half sisters she didn't know existed. Suddenly, everything about her loving family is drawn into question. And meeting these newfound sisters might be the only way to get answers. The women decide to dig into the mystery together at Serenity's family cabin in Lake Tahoe.
Ghost squad, Claribel A Ortega
Shortly before Halloween, Lucely and her best friend, Syd, cast a spell that accidentally awakens malicious spirits, wreaking havoc throughout St. Augustine. Together, they must join forces with Syd's witch grandmother, Babette, and her tubby tabby, Chunk, to fight the haunting head-on and reverse the curse to save the town and Lucely's firefly spirits before it's too late.
Coming home to yourself : a meditator's guide to blissful living, - Osho
A beautiful collection of mindfulness exercises for grounding, relaxation, and finding inner peace, from legendary spiritual guru Osho. All of us have experienced moments of "coming home"--feeling relaxed, grounded, free of the restlessness that characterizes so much of our everyday lives. These moments can arise in nature or in the depths of an activity we enjoy, alone or together with people we love. They show us that we are exactly where we are supposed to be.
Nancy Drew : the curse, Micol Ostow
Nancy Drew isn't one for ghost stories. So when the annual Horseshoe Bay Naming Day celebration is threatened by eerie warnings of an old curse, Nancy is sure someone--someone human and corporeal--is behind them. And no way is she letting this person stand in the way of her best friend, Daisy, finally getting her day in the spotlight as the lead in the much-anticipated Naming Day reenactment. But as Nancy begins investigating, the so-called marks of the curse become bolder...and more sinister.
Pimsleur Swiss German. Phase 1, Units 1-10, Inc OverDrive
Teaches the Swiss German language with ten lessons utilizing the Pimsleur Language Method.
Pimsleur French. Level 4, lessons 1-30, Inc OverDrive
The Easiest and Fastest Way to Learn French Whether you want to travel, communicate with friends or colleagues, reconnect with family, or just understand more of what's going on in the world around you, learning French will expand your horizons and immeasurably enrich your life. The best part is that it doesn't have to be difficult or take years to master. Thirty minutes a day is all it takes, and we get you speaking right from the first day.
The life and medieval times of Kit Sweetly, Jamie Pacton
Working as a Wench--i.e. waitress--at a cheesy medieval-themed restaurant in the Chicago suburbs, Kit Sweetly dreams of being a Knight like her brother. She has the moves, is capable on a horse, and desperately needs the raise that comes with knighthood so she can help her mom pay the mortgage and hold a spot at her dream college. Company policy allows only guys to be Knights.
We're all wonders, R J Palacio
Over 5 million people have fallen in love with Wonder and have joined the movement to Choose Kind. Now younger readers can meet Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face, and his beloved dog, Daisy. Countless fans have asked R. J. Palacio to write a book for younger readers. With We're All Wonders, she makes her picture-book debut as both author and artist, with a spare, powerful text and striking, richly imagined illustrations.
On the brink of everything : grace, gravity, and getting old, Parker J Palmer
Drawing on eight decades of life; and his career as a writer, teacher, and activist, Palmer explores the questions age raises and the promises it holds. "Old," he writes, "is just another word for nothing left to lose, a time to dive deep into life, not withdraw to the shallows." But this book is not for elders only. It was written to encourage adults of all ages to explore the way their lives are unfolding.
Healthy me, healthy us : your relationships are only as strong as you are, Leslie Parrott
#1 New York Times bestselling authors and renowned psychologists Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott share the single most import secret to happy relationships.Relationships are rife with disappointment--but they are also the primary source of personal happiness. So it is no surprise that the number one question Drs.
Second honeymoon, James Patterson
A newlywed couple steps into the sauna in their deluxe honeymoon suite--and never steps out again. When another couple is killed while boarding their honeymoon flight to Rome, it becomes clear that someone is targeting honeymooners, and it's anyone's guess which happy couple is next on the list. FBI Agent John O'Hara is deep into solving the case, while Special Agent Sarah Brubaker is hunting another ingenious serial killer, whose victims all have one chilling thing in common.
Sweetness and light, Liam Pieper
India, monsoon season. Connor, an Australian expat with a brutal past, spends his time running low-stakes scams on tourists in a sleepy beachside town. Sasha, an American in search of spiritual guidance, heads to an isolated ashram in the hope of mending a broken heart.
The republic, - Plato
"What is at stake is far from insignificant: it is how one should live one's life."Plato's The Republic is widely acknowledged as the cornerstone of Western philosophy. Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors, it is an inquiry into the notion of a perfect community and the ideal individual within it ...
Cody Sheds Everywhere, Brenda Ponnay
Cody the Dog Level C Reader. Cody Sheds: Everywhere Cody can't help that he is always shedding. No shirt, sofa, or seat is safe from the dog hair that overwhelms his family. In this very simple 20-page book, beginning readers will laugh at Cody's antics and build their vocabulary of all the places Cody can't help but leave some hair.
Cody sheds, Brenda Ponnay
Cody the Dog Level A Reader. Cody Sheds Cody can't help that he is always shedding. No shirt, sofa, or seat is safe from the dog hair that overwhelms his family. In this very simple 8-page book, beginning readers will laugh at Cody's antics and build their vocabulary of all the places Cody sheds.
The Authenticity Project : the feel-good novel of 2020, Clare Pooley
Six strangers with one universal thing in common: their lives aren't always what they make them out to be.What would happen if they told the truth instead?Julian Jessop is tired of hiding the deep loneliness he feels. So he begins The Authenticity Project - a small green notebook containing the truth about his life.Leaving the notebook on a table in his friendly neighbourhood café, Julian never expects Monica, the owner, to track him down after finding it.
The way we all became the Brady Bunch : how the canceled sitcom became the beloved pop culture icon we are still talking about today, Kimberly Potts
In celebration of the Brady Bunch's 50th anniversary, TV writer Kimberly Potts writes a Seinfeldia-like definitive history of the show that changed the family sitcom and made an indelible impact on pop culture. There isn't a person in this country who hasn't heard of The Brady Bunch. Whether it's the show they watched growing up, or the one their parents did-whether adored, or great to poke fun at-The Brady Bunch is unarguably one of the most enduring and inspiring TV shows of our time.
First comes scandal, Julia Quinn
She was given two choices... Georgiana Bridgerton isn't against the idea of marriage. She'd just thought she'd have some say in the matter. But with her reputation hanging by a thread after she's abducted for her dowry, Georgie is given two options: live out her life as a spinster or marry the rogue who has ruined her life. Enter Option #3. As the fourth son of an earl, Nicholas Rokesby is prepared to chart his own course.
Poems to fall in love with, Chris Riddell
In Poems to Fall in Love With Chris Riddell has selected and illustrated his very favourite classic and modern poems about love. This gorgeously illustrated collection celebrates love in all its guises, from silent admiration through passion to tearful resignation. These poems speak of the universal experiences of the heart and are brought to life with Chris's exquisite, intricate artwork. This perfect gift features famous poems, old and new, and a few surprises.
The conference of the birds, Ransom Riggs
'Do you trust me?' A Map of Days launched readers into the previously unexplored world of American peculiars, one bursting with new questions, new allies, and new adversaries. Now, with enemies behind him and the unknown ahead, Jacob Portman's story continues as he takes a brave leap forward into The Conference of the Birds, the next instalment of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series.
How to think like a Roman emperor : the Stoic philosophy of Marcus Aurelius, Donald Robertson
The life-changing principles of Stoicism taught through the story of its most famous proponent. Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was the final famous Stoic philosopher of the ancient world. The Meditations, his personal journal, survives to this day as one of the most loved self-help and spiritual classics of all time.
Condé Nast : the man and his empire, Susan Ronald
The first biography in over thirty years of Condé Nast, the pioneering publisher of Vogue and Vanity Fair and main rival to media magnate William Randolph HearstCondé Nast's life and career was as high profile and glamourous as his magazines. Moving to New York in the early twentieth century with just the shirt on his back, he soon became the highest paid executive in the United States, acquiring Vogue in 1909 and Vanity Fair in 1913.
My wife said you may want to marry me, Jason B Rosenthal
On March 3, 2017, Amy Krouse Rosenthal penned an op-ed piece for the New York Times. My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me is the poignant, unreserved, and inspiring story of a great love, the aftermath of a marriage ended too soon, and how a surviving partner eventually found a new perspective on life's joys in the wake of tremendous loss.
Strange situation : a mother's journey into the science of attachment, Bethany Saltman
When professional researcher and writer Bethany Saltman gave birth to her daughter, Azalea, she loved her deeply but felt as if something was missing. Looking back at her lonely childhood, dangerous teenage years, and love-addicted early adulthood, Saltman thought maybe she was broken. Then she discovered the science of attachment, the field of psychology that explores the question of why--from an evolutionary point of view--love exists between parents and children.
Elantris, Brandon Sanderson
The award winning and critically acclaimed first novel from Brandon Sanderson is a brilliantly written epic fantasy Elantris was built on magic and it thrived. But then the magic began to fade and Elantris began to rot. Now its shattered citizens face domination by a powerful Imperium motivated by dogged religious views.
In persuasion nation : stories, George Saunders
Contains a collection short stories that provide a humorous and satiric vision of America.
Bonkers : my life in laughs, Jennifer Saunders
Jennifer Saunders' comic creations have brought joy to millions. From Comic Strip to Comic Relief, from Bolly-swilling Edina in Ab Fab to her takes on Madonna or Mamma Mia, her characters are household names.But it's Jennifer herself who has a place in all our hearts. This is her funny, moving and frankly bonkers memoir, filled with laughter, friends and occasional heartache - but never misery.
Orbiting Jupiter, Gary D Schmidt
In this exploration of the dark side of social media, and government control and manipulation, the teenagers in a small town are drawn deeper and deeper into a social networking site that promises to grant their every need--regardless of the consequences.
The adversary, Ronnie Scott
A story about sexuality, the ache of friendship and love, and sticky summers at the pool, this exhilarating debut novel captures the heartbeat of one transformative summer where alliances are made and broken. 'I was an agent of Dan, a captive of his, really. I went where he wanted me, and did as he wanted, and for a long time, in this way, I was happy.
Ghosts of Harvard : A Novel, Francesca Serritella
A Harvard freshman becomes obsessed with her schizophrenic brother's suicide. Then she starts hearing voices. "Every time I thought I knew where Ghosts of Harvard was heading, I turned out to be wrong. Part mystery, part ghost story, part psychological thriller, this novel is all entertainment.
Wisdom from a humble jellyfish : and other self-care rituals from nature, Rani Shah
A delightful guide to harnessing the rhythms of nature for self-care. We could all learn a thing or two about living in balance from our friends in the plant and animal kingdom. Take, for example, the jellyfish, one of the most energy-efficient animals in the world, moving through the ocean by contracting and relaxing, with frequent breaks in between.
A house of knives, William Shaw
London, November 1968. The decade is drawing its last breath. In Marylebone CID, suspects are beaten in the cells and the only woman has resigned. Detective Sergeant Breen has a death threat in his in tray and two burned bodies on his hands. One is an unidentified, unmourned vagrant; the other the wayward son of a rising politician. One case suffers the apathy of a depleted police force; the other obstructed by a PR-conscious father with the ear of the Home Office.
The trustworthy one, Gray Shelley Shepard
Author Shelley Shepard Gray returns to the charming and evocative Walnut Creek Series with a novel following one broken young woman whose search for peace leads her back to her hometown, where she rediscovers her faith and reconnects with those she loves most.Kendra Troyer always knew she would leave Walnut Creek the first chance she got.
The lives of Stella Bain. Also published with title: Stella Bain, Anita Shreve
Hauled in a cart to a field hospital in northern France in March 1916, an American woman wakes from unconsciousness to the smell of gas gangrene, the sounds of men in pain, and an almost complete loss of memory: she knows only that she can drive an ambulance, she can draw, and her name is Stella Bain. A stateless woman in a lawless country, Stella embarks on a journey to reconstruct her life. Suffering an agonising and inexplicable array of symptoms, she finds her way to London.
The Keto reset diet : reboot your metabolism in 21 days and burn fat forever, Mark Sisson
Mounting scientific research is confirming that eating a ketogenic diet could represent one of the greatest nutritional breakthroughs of our time--and that it might be the healthiest and most effective weight loss strategy ever.
Circle of shadows, Evelyn Skye
Sora can move as silently as a ghost and hurl throwing stars with lethal accuracy. Her gemina, Daemon, can win any physical fight blindfolded and with an arm tied around his back. They are apprentice warriors of the Society of Taigas--marked by the gods to be trained in magic and the fighting arts to protect the kingdom of Kichona.
Cloak of night [electronic resource], Evelyn Skye
After the devastating Ceremony of Two Hundred Hearts, Sora, Daemon, Fairy, and Broomstick are truly alone in the fight to save their kingdom. Empress Aki is missing, and everyone else who could help them is a prisoner to Prince GinA''s mind control. At least Sora understands what theyA''re up against. Or so she believes, until she overhears Gin bargaining with the god of war for immortality and learns that ryuu magic may be a more insidious danger than she realized.
This is Shakespeare, Emma Smith
A genius and prophet whose timeless works encapsulate the human condition like no others. A writer who surpassed his contemporaries in vision, originality and literary mastery. Who wrote like an angel, putting it all so much better than anyone else. Is this Shakespeare? Well, sort of. But it doesn't really tell us the whole truth. So much of what we say about Shakespeare is either not true, or just not relevant, deflecting us from investigating the challenges of his inconsistencies and flaws.
The spaghetti tangle, Alexander McCall Smith
John and Nicky have never eaten spaghetti and would give anything for the occasional bowl of chips or piece of chocolate cake. But they live with their rather strange aunt who insists upon health food diets. When they use some birthday money to go out for lunch, they experience the delights of spaghetti and decide that they simply have to have more. A competition offers them just such an opportunity, which results in their mealtimes changing for good.
Freddie Mole, lion tamer, Alexander McCall Smith
This is a story of incredible acrobatics and death-defying stunts! Join Freddie Mole as he tumbles through the air, flies around the big tent and tames four growling lions! Freddie is an ordinary boy who joins the circus one day. He can't believe his luck as he is asked to understudy some of the acts.
School ship Tobermory, Alexander McCall Smith
The author draws from his own sailing experience to deliver this rip-roaring adventure on the high seas. The first volume in a middle-grade adventure-mystery series perfect for boys and girls! Ben and Fee MacTavish are twins who've been homeschooled on a submarine. Now they're heading to the School Ship Tobermory. This is no ordinary school--it's a sailing ship where kids from around the world train to be sailors and learn about all things nautical.
The vanishing trick, Jenni Spangler
Step into a world of secrets, folklore and illusions, where nothing is as it seems and magic is at play... Madame Augustina Pinchbeck, travels the country conjuring the spirits of dearly departed loved ones... for a price. Whilst her ability to contact ghosts is a game of smoke and mirrors, there is real magic behind her tricks too - if you know where to look. Through a magical trade, she persuades children to part with precious objects, promising to use her powers to help them.
The case of the peculiar pink fan, Nancy Springer
While fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes endeavors to save her friend Lady Cecily Alistair from an unwelcome arranged marriage, she meets with some assistance from her older brother, Sherlock, and interference by the eldest, Mycroft.
Patrick Melrose. Volume 2, Aubyn Edward St
The once illustrious, once wealthy Melroses are in peril, and Patrick Melrose, now a husband and father, is trying to gather together the pieces of his life. Caught up in the turmoil of broken promises, assisted suicide, adultery and - most tender and terrifying of all - fatherhood, Patrick is still a long way from salvation, but even as the family struggles against the pull of its dark past, a new generation promises new light, new hope and - perhaps - the promise of a brighter future.
Patrick Melrose. Volume 1, Aubyn Edward St
Moving from Provence to New York to Gloucestershire, from the savageries of a childhood with a cruel father and an alcoholic mother to an adulthood fraught with addiction, Patrick Melrose is on a mission to escape himself. But the drugs don't make him forget his past, and the glittering parties offer him no redemption.
The gravity of us, Phil Stamper
Teen boys find love when their parents' NASA mission uproots their lives. As a successful social media journalist with half a million followers, seventeen-year-old Cal is used to sharing his life online. But when his pilot father is selected for a highly publicized NASA mission to Mars, Cal and his family relocate from Brooklyn to Houston and are thrust into a media circus.
The space between before and after, Sue Stauffacher
Written by a popular middle-grade author, this heartfelt and important treatment of anxiety and depression centers on a ten-year-old boy who begins to handle his grief after his mother disappears by creating a fantasy narrative of where she's gone, with the help of a kindly neighbor who survived separation from her father during World War II.
Black widow : a sad-funny journey through grief for people who normally avoid books with words like "journey" in the title, Leslie Gray Streeter
Leslie Gray Streeter is not cut out for widowhood. She's not ready for hushed rooms and pitying looks. She is not ready to stand graveside, dabbing her eyes in a classy black hat. If she had her way she'd wear her favorite curve-hugging leopard print dress to Scott's funeral; he loved her in that dress! But, here she is, having lost her soulmate to a sudden heart attack, totally unsure of how to navigate her new widow lifestyle. ("New widow lifestyle.
How to feed a dictator : Saddam Hussein, Idi Amin, Enver Hoxha, Fidel Castro, and Pol Pot through the eyes of their cooks, Witold Szabłowski
Anthony Bourdain meets Kapuściński in this chilling look from within the kitchen at the appetites of five of the twentieth century's most infamous dictators, by the acclaimed author of Dancing BearsWhat was Pol Pot eating while two million Cambodians were dying of hunger? Did Idi Amin really eat human flesh? And why was Fidel Castro obsessed with one particular cow? Traveling across four continents, from the ruins of Iraq to the savannahs of Kenya, Witold Szabłowski tracked down the personal che.
I survived the attacks of September 11, 2001, Lauren Tarshis
On the day that shocks the world, one boy just wants to find his family. The only thing Lucas loves more than football is his Uncle Benny, his dad's best friend at the fire department where they both work. Benny taught Lucas everything about football. So when Lucas's parents decide the sport is too dangerous and he needs to quit, Lucas has to talk to his biggest fan. So the next morning, Lucas takes the train to the city instead of the bus to school. It's a bright, beautiful day in New York.
I survived the shark attacks of 1916, Lauren Tarshis
In July, 1916, Chet Roscow is fascinated by news accounts of the great white shark said to be attacking people along the New Jersey shore not far from his home, but when he goes swimming in Matawan Creek he discovers the truth of the stories.
I survived the Nazi invasion, 1944, Lauren Tarshis
In one of the darkest periods in history, one boy struggles to survive...In this gripping new addition to the bestselling I Survived series, a young Jewish boy joins the resistance "partisan" fighters outside the Warsaw ghetto.
I survived the bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941, Lauren Tarshis
Seventy years later, Pearl Harbor comes to life for a new generation of readers! History's most terrifying moments are brought vividly to life in the action-packed fictional I Survived series! Do you have what it takes to survive...the bombing of Pearl Harbor? Eleven-year-old Danny Crane is alone on his favourite beach in Hawaii when the world is torn apart and World War II officially hits the United States.
Vanity Fair : a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation, William Makepeace Thackeray
Comedian Al Murray plays his great-great-great grandfather William Makepeace Thackeray as the unreliable narrator in this radical makeover of his ancestor's celebrated satire on class, sex, money, hypocrisy and snobbery in nineteenth-century England.As the curtain rises on our 'story without a hero', moneyless Becky Sharp leaves school with her upper-class best friend Amelia Sedley.
The murder stone, Charles Todd
"The Great War is still raging in the autumn of 1916, when Francesca Hatton's beloved grandfather dies on the family estate in England's isolated Exe Valley. Grieving for the man who raised her, Francesca is stunned to find an unsigned letter among his effects, cursing the Hattons and their descendants. Now a stranger has shown up on her doorstep, accusing her grandfather of being a murderer.
Search the dark, Charles Todd
Search the Dark is the third of Todd's mysteries set just after the First World War. Dorset is the latest setting for the talents of Inspector Ian Rutledge, a veteran of the First World War still haunted--literally--by his actions. Indeed, his personal ghost only serves to complicate things as his inner doubts blend into the trauma of the case.
Wings of fire, Charles Todd
When reclusive war poet Olivia Marlowe and her half brother Nicholas Cheney die together in their ancestral home on the Cornish coast, it looks like suicide. The grieving relatives gather together to discuss the fate of Barcombe Hall, when another shocking death occurs. Inspector Rutledge, who is still shell-shocked from his experiences in the Great War, is sent from Scotland Yard to investigate.
Legacy of the dead, Charles Todd
The weathered remains of Eleanor Gray are found on a Scottish mountainside, and her mother, the domineering Lady Maude Gray, requires delicate treatment. This is a case that will lead Inspector Ian Rutledge of Scotland Yard to Scotland, where his harrowing journey to find the truth will drag him back through thefires of his past into secrets that still have the power to kill.
Watchers of time, Charles Todd
Charles Todd brings his classic mystery series to a new level of intensity and intrigue. The year is 1919, and Ian Rutledge is a fragile yet courageous former soldier searching for his place in a post-war world. Now a Scotland Yard detective, Rutledge is called upon to probe a murder in the small Norfolk town of Osterley--but he soon discovers that the crime may be connected to one of the greatest disasters of all time ...
Adults, Emma Jane Unsworth
Kate Davies Jenny is unloved, unemployable and emotionally unfiltered. Her long-suffering friends seem sick of her and whilst her social media portrays her life as a bed of roses, it is more of a dying succulent. Adults is what you want it to be. A misadventure of maturity, a satire on our age of self-promotion, a tender look at the impossibility of womanhood, a love story, a riot. And Emma Jane Unsworth is the only voice to hear it from.
The colossus of roads, Christina Uss
Eleven-year-old Rick Rusek is determined to improve the traffic conditions in Los Angeles--his parent's failing delivery catering service, Smotch, depends on it."Traffic is a puzzle with one correct solution. And I've got to solve it!"Rick has been studying maps and traffic patterns for years, and devises solutions to improve Los Angeles' notoriously terrible traffic that he calls his Snarl Solutions.
Willow Moss and the forgotten tale, Dominique Valente
The second book in the fantasy series, Starfell, starring misfit witch Willow Moss. Willow Moss, the youngest and least powerful sister in a family of witches, recently saved the world. The problem is, nobody can remember it - and, to make matters worse, her magical ability seems broken. Instead of finding lost things, objects keep disappearing against her will ...
You simply can't spoil a newborn : the essential Kiwi guide to nurturing your baby in the first three months, Dorothy Waide
The first three months of a newborn baby's life offer new parents a unique opportunity to lay a solid and loving foundation that will last a lifetime. It is also when parents--whether first-time or not--need unfailing support to help them deal with the countless decisions they face every day. You Simply Can't Spoil a Newborn reveals my nurturing approach in calming the most unsettled baby and teaching them to self-settle and resettle.
Dickens confidential : the complete series 1-2, Mike Walker
Charles Dickens was, for a time, Editor of a daily newspaper. This series takes an imaginative look at how Dickens would have tackled bringing the news to the masses. Railway Kings As Editor of a new campaigning weekly, 'The Herald', he has just appointed a Chief Correspondent - Jack Marshall, an eager and rather handsome young man. Agnes Paxton (daughter of Joseph Paxton, Railway King, and part-owner of the paper) is in charge of petty cash.
Little Brexit : featuring never-before-heard sketches, David Walliams
The stars of Little Britain return for this one-off comic look at Brexit. Originally broadcast on Radio 4, Little Brexit includes exclusive, never before heard-or-broadcast sketches. Brexit. Brexit. Brexit. The referendum has united this country like never before. Everybody loves Brexit. But how will Brexit affect the ordinary people of Britain?On the 31st of October 2019, Britain finally didn't quite yet leave the EU.
Hold your breath, B P Walter
Kitty Marchland has always known that her family aren't like others. But when her father uproots them to a remote cottage in the woods, she realises that her parents are keeping secrets from her - secrets that could unravel everything. Years later, Kitty starts to question what really happened out in the forest. When the police revisit a suspicious death, she must examine her most painful memories - and this time, there's nowhere to hide...
A version of the truth, B P Walter
2019: Julianne is preparing a family dinner when her son comes to her and says he's found something on his iPad. Something so terrible, it will turn Julianne's world into a nightmare and make her question everything about her marriage and what type of man her husband is or is pretending to be. 1990: Sophie is a fresher student at Oxford University.
Our great canal journeys : a lifetime of memories on Britain's most beautiful waterways, Timothy West
For more than half a century, a shared love of canals and narrowboats has been inseparable from the marriage of Timothy West and Prunella Scales. The two iconic actors have spent many of the happiest days of their life together enjoying the calming pleasures of watching land and nature unfold before them at four miles an hour.
My first planet : the complete series 1 and 2, Phil Whelans
The story so far: Unfortunately, Burrows the leader of the colony has died on the voyage, so his Number 2, Brian, is now in charge. He's a nice enough chap, but no alpha male, and his desire to sort things out with a nice friendly meeting infuriates the colony's Chief Physician, Lillian, who'd really rather everyone was walking round in tight colour-coded tunics and saluting each other. She's also in charge of Project Adam, the plan to conceive and give birth to the first colony-born baby.
The art of making memories : how to create and remember happy moments, Meik Wiking
Do people remember their first kiss? The day they graduated? Their favorite vacation? Or the best meal they ever had? Memories are the cornerstones of a person's identity, shaping who they are, how they act, and how they feel. In his work as a happiness researcher, Meik Wiking has learned that people are happier if they hold a positive, nostalgic view of the past.
We are the Beaker Girls, Jacqueline Wilson
Jess and Tracy Beaker have found happiness in The Dumping Ground. Not that Dumping Ground- the children's home that Tracy grew up in- but a seaside antique shop full of treasures, along with Flo, the owner, and Alfie, their dog.Jess is looking for a fantastic new boyfriend for her mum (mostly because Tracy's awful ex Sean is back on the scene). But Jess has bigger problems of her own. She's being picked on by a local kid who's got it in for her.
Broken, Don Winslow
In five intense novellas connected by the themes of crime, corruption, vengeance, justice, loss, betrayal, guilt, and redemption, the number one international bestseller Don Winslow at his nerve-shattering, heart-stopping, heartbreaking best.
Jeeves & Wooster : the collected radio dramas, P G Wodehouse
A rollicking collection of six dramatisations of P.G Wodehoue's Jeeves & Wooster novels, starring Michael Hordern and Richard Briers as Jeeves and Wooster. Also featuring Maurice Denham, Paul Eddington, David Jason, John Le Mesurier, Miriam Margolyes, Jonathan Cecil, Liza Goddard and Patrick Cargill. In The Inimitable Jeeves, Aunt Agatha is forcing Bertie to get engaged to the formidable Honoria Glossop.
When you were everything, Ashley Woodfolk
This heartfelt and ultimately uplifting novel follows one sixteen-year-old girl's friend breakup through two concurrent timelines--ultimately proving that even endings can lead to new beginnings. You can't rewrite the past, but you can always choose to start again.It's been twenty-seven days since Cleo and Layla's friendship imploded. Nearly a month since Cleo realized they'll never be besties again.Now Cleo wants to erase every memory, good or bad, that tethers her to her ex-best friend.
Feels like falling, Harvey Kristy Woodson
An odd-couple tale of friendship that asks just how much our past choices define our happiness. It's summertime on the North Carolina coast and the livin' is easy. Unless, that is, you've just lost your mother to cancer, your sister to her extremist husband, and your husband to his executive assistant. Meet Gray Howard. Right when Gray could use a serious infusion of good karma in her life, she inadvertently gets a stranger, Diana Harrington, fired from her job at the local pharmacy.
The Bass Rock, Evie Wyld
Surging out of the sea, the Bass Rock has for centuries watched over the lives that pass under its shadow on the Scottish mainland. And across the centuries the fates of three women are linked: to this place, to each other.In the early 1700s, Sarah, accused of being a witch, flees for her life.In the aftermath of the Second World War, Ruth navigates a new house, a new husband and the strange waters of the local community.Six decades later, the house stands empty.
Secrets from a happy marriage : a novel, Maisey Yates
Maisey Yates's novel introduces the women of the Lighthouse Inn B&B. They might not have it all together, but this summer, they'll discover that together, they might still have it all...Rachel Henderson's family is falling apart. Becoming a widow--especially at this age--is heartbreaking. With her teenage daughter, Emma, leaving soon for college, Rachel needs a friend--but local diner owner Adam is the last person she ever thought she'd lean on.
A mother's lie, Sarah Zettel
A family drama about a mother's desperate search to reclaim her daughter from the horrors of her own past.

RBDigital eAudiobooks

Wastelands : the new apocalypse, John Joseph Adams
In 'Wastelands: The New Apocalypse', veteran anthology editor John Joseph Adams is once again our guide through the wastelands using his genre and editorial expertise to curate his finest collection of post-apocalyptic short fiction yet. Whether the end comes via nuclear war, pandemic, climate change, or cosmological disaster, these stories explore the extraordinary trials and tribulations of those who survive.
The Taylor Turbochaser, David Baddiel
Amy loves cars, and dreams of being a driver. But there's a major catch: her slow old wheelchair with its broken wheel. When Amy finally gets a new electric one, it's exciting. at first. But standard engines only have so much power. And that's where Rahul comes in - Amy's best friend and genius inventor. Soon Rahul turns a wheelchair into. a supercar! And so the Taylor Turbochaser is born. But when it all goes suddenly wrong Amy is going to have to hit the road - and drive.
Queenie, Kimberley Chambers
Whitechapel in the 1930s was not an easy place to be brought up, and when the war came those with nothing were hit the hardest. Queenie watched her family struggle and learned her lessons the hard way. When she was a little girl there was one thing Queenie knew - she was going to get out of this. And then handsome Alfie Butler walks into her life and gives Queenie her ticket out. One rushed wedding later, the real trouble begins.
Lavender blue murder, Laura Childs
Tea maven Theodosia Browning and her tea sommelier Drayton Conneley are guests at a bird hunt styled in the precise manner of an English shooting party. But as gunshots explode, one shot sounds too close for comfort to Theodosia and Drayton. Intrigued but worried, Theodosia wanders into the neighbour's lavender field where she discovers their host, Reginald Doyle, bleeding to death. His wife, Meredith, is beside herself with grief and begs Theodosia and Drayton to stay the night.
The Fowl twins, Eoin Colfer
Myles and Beckett are eleven-year-old twins, but the two boys are wildly different. Beckett is blonde, messy and sulks whenever he has to wear clothes. Myles is fanatically neat, he has an IQ of 170, and he wears a fresh suit every day like his older brother, Artemis Fowl. Perhaps you have heard of the Fowl family and their adventures? This Fowl adventure is filled with the most unusual of individuals: an immortal duke, a miniature troll, a nunterrogator and a Police Specialist that's 42% elf.
Goodbye Hamilton, Catherine Cookson
It seemed the clouds that had darkened so much of Maisie's early life had cleared away. Freed from a disastrous marriage, and now a best-selling author, she is about to remarry, this time to her publisher.
Through the wall, Caroline Corcoran
Lexie loves her home. She feels safe and secure in it - and loved, thanks to her boyfriend Tom. But recently, something's not been quite right. A book out of place. A wardrobe door left open. A set of keys going missing. Tom thinks Lexie's going mad - but then, he's away more often than he's at home nowadays, so he wouldn't understand. Because Lexie isn't losing it. She knows there's someone out there watching her. And, deep down, she knows there's nothing she can do to make them stop.
Two sisters, Josephine Cox
The pretty Arnold sisters have grown up on their father's farm and yearn for something more out of life than drudgery and toil. Ellen, loyal and honest, is her father's favourite, but Georgina is impulsive and unreliable, and can't please a father who has never shown her love. The big house, 'Grindle Hall,' offers them both a chance of betterment, but while Ellen follows the steady path, Georgina takes a darker road and soon, her actions will have fateful consequences for them all.
The Banksia Bay beach shack, Sandie Docker
When Laura discovers an old photo of her grandmother, Lillian, with an intriguing inscription on the back, she heads to the sleepy seaside town of Banksia Bay to learn the truth of Lillian's past. But when she arrives, Laura finds a community where everyone seems to be hiding something. Virginia, owner of the iconic Beach Shack cafe, has kept her past buried for sixty years.
Shadow warrior, Christine Feehan
Vittorio Ferraro is a man whose family loyalty knows no bounds. He would die for his siblings and the people they love, but what he really wants is to start a family of his own. Deep down, Vittorio has always known finding a woman who could ride shadows would be nearly impossible, let alone one who could accept his particular needs, but he never expected to find her in the middle of a kidnapping.
Perfect kill, Helen Fields
He had never heard himself scream before. It was terrifying. Alone, trapped in the darkness and with no way out, Bart Campbell knows that his chances of being found alive are slim. Drugged and kidnapped, the realisation soon dawns that he's been locked inside a shipping container far from his Edinburgh home. But what Bart doesn't yet know is that he's now heading for France where his unspeakable fate is already sealed.
The elite : the story of special forces, from ancient Sparta to the Gulf War, Ranulph Fiennes
Sir Ranulph Fiennes is rightly celebrated across the globe for his many extraordinary achievements in polar exploration. What many do not know is prior to undertaking a career surviving whatever the elements can throw at him, his life and the drive within him to succeed, was influenced and shaped by the military. His father was a lieutenant colonel in the Royal Scot's Greys and killed during the Second World War leading his unit into action in Italy.
Judgment, Joseph Finder
Juliana Brody, a judge in the Superior Court of Massachusetts, is rumoured to be in consideration for the federal circuit, maybe someday the highest court in the land. At a conference in a Chicago hotel, she meets a gentle, vulnerable man and in a moment of weakness has an unforgettable night with him. They part with an explicit understanding that this must never happen again. But back home in Boston, it becomes clear that this was no random encounter.
The guest list, Lucy Foley
On an island off the windswept Irish coast, guests gather for the wedding of the year; the marriage of Jules Keegan and Will Slater. Old friends. Past grudges. Happy families. Hidden jealousies. Thirteen guests. One body. The wedding cake has barely been cut when one of the guests is found dead. And as a storm unleashes its fury on the island, everyone is trapped. All have a secret. All have a motive. One guest won't leave this wedding alive.
Invisible in a bright light, Sally Gardner
It is 1870: opening night at the Royal Opera House in a freezing city by the sea, where a huge crystal chandelier in the shape of a galleon sparkles magically with the light of 750 candles. Celeste, a theatre rat, wakes up in a costume basket from what she hopes is a bad dream, to find that everyone at the theatre where she works thinks she is someone else.
Why love matters : how affection shapes a baby's brain, Sue Gerhardt
'Why Love Matters' explains why love is essential to brain development in the early years of life, particularly to the development of our social and emotional brain systems, and presents the startling discoveries that provide the answers to how our emotional lives work.
The Bermondsey Bookshop, Mary Gibson
Set in 1920s London, this is the inspiring story of Kate Goss's struggle against poverty, hunger and cruel family secrets. Her mother died in a fall, her father has vanished without trace, and now her aunt and cousins treat her viciously. In a freezing, vermin-infested garret, factory girl Kate has only her own brave spirit and dreams of finding her father to keep her going. She has barely enough money to feed herself, or to pay the rent.
The bad place, Mark Hill
The newspapers called it The Bad Place. A remote farm out on the Thames estuary, where six children were held captive for two weeks. Five of them got out alive. That was twenty years ago. Now adults, they meet up annually to hold a candlelit vigil for their friend who died. The only rule is that no-one can talk about what happened the night they escaped. But at this year's event, one of them witnesses a kidnapping. A young girl, Sammi, is bundled into a van in front of their eyes.
The love child, Rachel Hore
London, 1917. When seventeen-year-old Alice falls pregnant, she is forced by her father and stepmother to give up the baby. She simply cannot be allowed to bring shame upon her family. But all Alice can think of is the small, kitten-like child she gave away, and how the father, a young soldier, so beloved, will never have the chance to know his daughter.
Unnatural causes, P D James
Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh had been looking forward to a quiet holiday at his aunt's cottage on Monksmere Head, one of the furthest-flung spots on the remote Suffolk coast. With nothing to do other than enjoy long wind-swept walks, tea in front of the crackling wood fire and hot buttered toast, Dalgliesh was relishing the thought of a well-earned break. However, all hope of peace is soon shattered by murder.
The black tower, P D James
Commander Dalgliesh is recuperating from a life-threatening illness when he receives a call for advice from an elderly friend who works as a chaplain in a home for the disabled on the Dorset coast. Dalgliesh arrives to discover that Father Baddeley has recently and mysteriously died, as has one of the patients at Toynton Grange. Evidently the home is not quite the caring community it purports to be.
Shroud for a nightingale, P D James
The young women of Nightingale House are there to learn to nurse and comfort the suffering. But when one of the students plays patient in a demonstration of nursing skills, she is horribly, brutally killed. Another student dies equally mysteriously and it is up to Adam Dalgliesh to unmask a killer who has decided to prescribe murder as the cure for all ills.
A taste for death, P D James
Two men lie in a welter of blood in the vestry of St Matthew's Church, Paddington, their throats brutally slashed. One is Sir Paul Berowne, a baronet and recently resigned Minister of the Crown, the other an alcoholic vagrant. Dalgliesh and his team, set up to investigate crimes of particular sensitivity, are faced with a case of extraordinary complexity as they discover the Berowne family's veneer of prosperous gentility conceals ugly and dangerous secrets.
Death in holy orders, P D James
When the body of a theology student is found on a desolate stretch of coast in East Anglia, his wealthy father demands that Scotland Yard should re-examine the verdict of accidental death. Commander Adam Dalgliesh agrees to pay a visit to the young man's theological college, St Anselm's, a place he knew as a boy, expecting no more than a nostalgic return to old haunts and a straightforward examination of the evidence.
Devices and desires, P D James
When Commander Adam Dalgliesh visits Larksoken, a remote headland community on the Norfolk coast in the shadow of a nuclear power station, he expects to be engaged only in the sad business of tying up his aunt's estate. But the peace of Larksoken is illusory.
The private patient, P D James
When the notorious investigative journalist, Rhoda Gradwyn, books into Mr Chandler-Powell's private clinic in Dorset for the removal of a disfiguring scar, she has every prospect of a successful operation and the beginning of a new life. But she was never to leave Cheverell Manor alive. Dalgliesh and his team are called in to investigate the murder, and later a second death, which raises far more complicated problems than merely the question of innocence or guilt.
The lighthouse, P D James
Combe Island off the Cornish coast has a bloodstained history of piracy and cruelty but now, privately owned, it offers respite to over-stressed men and women in positions of high authority who require privacy and guaranteed security. But the peace of Combe is violated when one of the distinguished visitors is bizarrely murdered. Adam Dalgliesh is called in to solve the mystery quickly and discreetly, but at a difficult time for him and his depleted team.
Cover her face, P D James
Though the Martingale manor house has hosted the annual St Cedd's Church fete for generations, this year feels different. On top of organising stalls and presiding over luncheon, Mrs Eleanor Maxie now also has to contend with the news of her son's sudden engagement to the new parlour maid, Sally Jupp. Sally has quite a reputation as a ruthless social climber, and no one at Martingale seems too happy about the engagement.
Original sin, P D James
The Peverell Press, a two-hundred-year-old publishing firm housed in a dramatic mock-Venetian palace on the Thames, is certainly ripe for change. But the proposals of its ruthlessly ambitious new managing director, Gerard Etienne, have made him dangerous enemies - a discarded mistress, a neglected and humiliated author, and rebellious colleagues and staff.
Death of an expert witness, P D James
When a young girl is found murdered in a field, the scientific examination of the exhibits is just a routine job for the staff of Hoggatt's forensic science laboratory. But nothing could have prepared them for the brutal death of one of their own. When the senior biologist is found dead in his laboratory Commander Dalgliesh is called to the bleak fens of East Anglia, where the murderer is lying in wait to strike again.
A mind to murder, P D James
A piercing scream, shattering the evening calm, brings Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh hurrying from his literary party to the nearby Steen Psychiatric Clinic, where he discovers the body of a woman sprawled on the basement floor, a chisel thrust through her heart. As Dalgliesh probes beneath the apparently unruffled calm of the clinic, he discovers that many an intrigue lies hidden behind the Georgian terrace's unassuming faade. Professionally, he has never known the taste of failure.
A certain justice, P D James
Venetia Aldridge QC is a distinguished barrister. When she agrees to defend Garry Ashe, accused of the brutal murder of his aunt, it is one more opportunity to triumph in her distinguished career as a criminal lawyer. But just four weeks later, Miss Aldridge is found dead at her desk. Commander Adam Dalgliesh, called in to investigate, finds motives for murder among the clients Venetia has defended, her professional colleagues, her family - even her lover.
The family, Louise Jensen
Laura is grieving after the sudden death of her husband. Struggling to cope emotionally and financially, Laura is grateful when a local community, Oak Leaf Organics, offer her and her 17-year-old daughter Tilly a home. But as Laura and Tilly settle into life with their new 'family', sinister things begin to happen. When one of the community dies in suspicious circumstances Laura wants to leave but Tilly, enthralled by the charismatic leader, Alex, refuses to go.
White cargo : the forgotten history of Britain's white slaves in America, Don Jordan
The history of the thousands of Britons who lived & died in bondage in Britain's American colonies. Drawing on letters crying for help, diaries, court & government archives, this work demonstrates that the brutalities usually associated with black slavery alone were perpetrated on white convicts, bonded servants & kidnapped children.
The accidental life swap, Jennifer Joyce
Rebecca Riley has always been a bit of a pushover.
I spy, Claire Kendal
Someone is watching your every move. Holly Lawrence always wanted to be a spy, but the experience proved more dangerous than anything she imagined. Now, Holly lives in hiding under an assumed name. She avoids relationships and trusts no one. But Holly's new life begins to unravel when she encounters a young mother and her two-year-old child, a child who reminds her of a past she has tried hard to forget.
Lucy Sullivan is getting married, Marian Keyes
Lucy Sullivan is getting married. Or is she? Lucy doesn't even have a boyfriend but the tarot cards predict she will be walking up the aisle within a year. Lucy and her flatmates are appalled at the idea, then Lucy meets gorgeous, unreliable Gus.
Grown ups, Marian Keyes
Johnny Casey, his two brothers Ed and Liam, their beautiful, talented wives and all their kids spend a lot of time together - birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, weekends away. And they're a happy family. Johnny's wife, Jessie - who has the most money - insists on it. Under the surface, though, conditions are murkier. While some people clash, other people like each other far too much.
Third time lucky, Karly Lane
After a disastrous marriage, December Doyle has returned to her hometown to try to pick up the pieces of her life and start again. She's also intent on helping breathe new life into the Christmas Creek township, so the last thing she needs is trouble. Bad boy Seth Hunter has also returned to Christmas Creek, and trouble is his middle name. Wrongly convicted of a serious crime in his youth, Seth is now a successful businessman, but he's intent on settling some old scores.
Zone 10, David Llewellyn
They call it 'Pulse' - a radio signal which has puzzled the world for 40 years. But now Toshiko Sato has solved it. She's uncovered a message which leads her to Russia, and into an uneasy alliance with the KVI - the Russian equivalent of Torchwood. Toshiko needs to get into Zone 10 - a frozen wasteland which officially doesn't exist. An intergalactic war was once fought in Zone 10. And it turns out there's a survivor.
A fatal secret, Faith Martin
Oxford, 1961. A family day out at Briar's Hall ends in tragedy when a young boy goes missing - and his body is found at the bottom of a disused well in the orchard. It looks like a simple case of an eleven-year-old exploring where he shouldn't: a tragic accident. But Coroner Clement Ryder and Probationary WPC Trudy Loveday aren't convinced.
Dead men whistling, Graham Masterton
Sergeant Kieran O'Regan was responsible for hunting down killers. Now he's become one of the dead: his decapitated body has been found in a graveyard, a tin whistle stuffed into his throat. O'Regan was due to give evidence at a trial for police corruption. His gruesome murder sends a clear message to whistleblowers: only silence is safe. DCI Katie Maguire is determined to uncover the truth. But corruption in the Garda stretches back decades.
A murderous marriage, Alyssa Maxwell
Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her lady's maid, Eva Huntford, are preparing for a wedding, but it may not be the happy occasion everyone hopes fo. Since the Great War, some family fortunes have suffered, including those of the Renshaws. Despite being the granddaughter of an earl, Julia Renshaw is under pressure to marry for money - and has settled for Gilbert Townsend, a viscount and a wealthy industrialist.
The dilemma, B A Paris
It's Livia's 40th birthday and she's having the party of a lifetime to make up for the wedding she never had. Everyone she loves will be there except her daughter Marnie, who's studying abroad. But although Livia loves Marnie, she's secretly glad she won't be at the party. She needs to tell Adam something about their daughter but she's waiting until the party is over so they can have this last happy time together.
Old bones, Douglas J Preston
Nora Kelly, a young curator at the Santa Fe Institute of Archaeology, is approached by historian Clive Benton with a once-in-a-lifetime proposal: to lead a team in search of the so-called 'Lost Camp' of the tragic Donner Party.
The sun sister, Lucinda Riley
Electra D'Apliese seems to be the woman with everything. Yet beneath the veneer, her already tenuous control over her state of mind has been rocked by the death of her father, Pa Salt, the elusive billionaire who adopted his six daughters from across the globe. Struggling to cope, she turns to alcohol and drugs to ease the pain, and as those around her fear for her health, Electra receives a letter from a stranger who claims to be her grandmother.
The secret messenger, Mandy Robotham
The world is at war, and Stella Jilani is leading a double life: by day she works in the lion's den as a typist for the Reich office; by night, she risks her life as a messenger for the Venetian resistance - imparting Nazi secrets, transporting essential supplies across the city, and, most crucially, producing an underground newspaper on her beloved typewriter.
Hysteria, L J Ross
Recently returned from his last case in Ireland, elite forensic psychiatrist and criminal profiler Dr Alexander Gregory receives a call from the French police that he can't ignore. It's Paris fashion week and some of the world's most beautiful women are turning up dead, their faces slashed in a series of frenzied attacks while the world's press looks on.
My dark Vanessa, Kate Elizabeth Russell
Vanessa Wye was 15 when she first had sex with her English teacher. She is now 32 and the teacher, Jacob Strane, has just been accused of sexual abuse by another former student of his. Vanessa is horrified by this news, because she is quite certain that the relationship she had with Strane wasn't abuse. It was love. She's sure of that.
The alibi girl, C J Skuse
Joanne Haynes has a secret. That is not her real name. And there's more. Her flat's not hers. Her cats aren't hers. Even her hair isn't really hers. Nor is she any of the other women she pretends to be. Not the bestselling romance novelist who gets her morning snack from the doughnut van on the seafront. Nor the pregnant woman in the dental surgery. Nor the chemo patient in the supermarket for whom the cashier feels ever so sorry. They're all just alibis.
The good fight, Danielle Steel
Against the electrifying backdrop of the 1960s, Danielle Steel unveils a gripping chronicle of a young woman who discovers a passion for justice. The daughter and granddaughter of prominent Manhattan lawyers, Meredith McKenzie is destined for the best of everything: top schools, elite social circles, the perfect marriage. Spending her childhood in Germany as her father prosecutes war criminals at the Nuremberg trials, Meredith soaks up the conflict between good and evil.
The second midnight, Andrew Taylor
As Europe teeters on the brink of war, Alfred Kendall is tasked with carrying out a minor mission for the British Intelligence Service. Travelling to Prague, he takes his troubled young son, Hugh, as cover. A terrible choice. When Hitler invades Czechoslovakia, Alfred is given an ultimatum by the Czech Resistance. They will arrange for him to return to England, but only if he leaves his son Hugh behind as collateral. Hugh is soon taken under the wing of a Nazi colonel - Helmuth Scholl.
The ghouls of Howlfair, Nick Tomlinson
Molly Thompson has lots of questions. Questions like, is her Aunt Carol an undead fiend who drinks the blood of the living? Is she secretly lurking in the attic? And is Molly's friend Lowry a descendant of a long line of Kroglin werewolves? Serious young historian Molly suspects that the creepy legends about her tourist town of Howlfair are starting to come true.
Wartime for the shop girls, Joanna Toye
The second in Joanna Toye's new wartime drama series set around a Midlands department store.
The assistant, S K Tremayne
Newly divorced Jo is delighted to move into her best friend's spare room almost rent-free. The high-tech luxury Camden flat is managed by a meticulous Home Assistant, called Electra, that takes care of the heating, the lights - and sometimes Jo even turns to her for company. Until, late one night, Electra says one sentence that rips Jo's fragile world in two: I know what you did.' And Jo is horrified. Because in her past she did do something terrible. Something unforgivable.
Country lovers, Fiona Walker
Few women in Compton Magna could fail to notice the arrival of Luca O'Brien. The village stud's new manager, known internationally as the Horse Maker, brims softly spoken sex appeal from his wild blonde curls to his leather boot soles. Gossipy riding quartet The Saddle Bags are all smitten; young village mum Carly Turner wants to learn his healing skills; bored house-wife Monique Austen longs to take him straight to bed.
Fing, David Walliams
Myrtle Meek has everything she could possibly want. But everything isn't enough. She wants more, more, more! When Myrtle declares she wants a fing, there's only one problem. What is a fing? Mr and Mrs Meek will do anything to keep their darling daughter happy, even visit the spooky library vaults to delve into the dusty pages of the mysterious Monsterpedia. Their desperate quest leads to the depths of the jungliest jungle where the rarest creatures can be found.
Alien superstar. Book 1, Henry Winkler
No one is shocked by the six-eyed alien strolling around the Universal back lot. The tourists just think he's part of the show. It doesn't take long for Buddy to land a role on a popular TV show, playing (of course) an alien. He becomes an overnight heartthrob and is suddenly faced with legions of adoring fans, rides in glamorous limos, and appearances at 'all-the-shrimp-you-can-eat' red carpet parties.

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Rendez-vous in Cannes, Jennifer Bohnet
A sweeping, bittersweet love story amidst the glitz and the glamour of the French Riviera. Two very different women are starring in their own real-life dramas behind the scenes of the Cannes Film Festival. Newly in love, Anna Carson returns to the Festival for the first time in nearly 40 years hoping to reconcile her past with her present-day happiness.
Summer in Provence, Lucy Coleman
When married couple Fern and Aiden have a windfall, their reactions could not be more different. While Fern is content to pay off their mortgage and build a nest egg before starting a family, her husband is set on travelling the world. Fern's not much of a back-packer so, before she knows it, the idea of a 'marriage gap year' takes shape. And, as Aiden heads off to the wilds of Australia, Fern chooses the more restful Provence for her year out.
Silenced for good, Alex Coombs
Detective Hanlon is addicted to violence. She likes the rush, the danger, the losing control... When Hanlon is suspended from the force for assaulting a suspect, she escapes to the remote Scottish island of Jura, home to the mysterious Corryvreckan whirlpool.But wherever Hanlon goes, violence is sure to follow. As soon as she checks into The Mackinnon Arms, Hanlon senses something isn't quite right about the staff at her home for the week.
Sunshine over Bluebell Cliff, Della Galton
Clara King is left in sole charge of a fabulous new cliff top hotel for the summer. The owner has barely left the country when Clara realises that someone is hell bent on putting the Bluebell Cliff out of business. It becomes a race against time to hunt down the sneaky saboteur before they succeed in bringing the hotel to its knees. Meanwhile Clara's family is in crisis following her Grandfather's affair.
My year of saying no, Maxine Morrey
Lottie Wentworth has never been more pleased to hear Big Ben ring in the New Year and wave goodbye to the year of saying yes! When a long-term relationship ended, her best friend's scheme to get Lottie back in the swing of things seemed like a good idea.
The wheelwright's daughter, Eleanor Porter
Can she save herself from a witch's fate? Martha is a feisty and articulate young woman, the daughter of a wheelwright, living in a Herefordshire villlage in Elizabethan England. Unusually for the time she is educated and so helps at the local school whilst longing to escape the confines and small-mindedness of a community riven by religious bigotry and poverty. As she is able to read and is well-versed in herbal remedies she is suspected of being a witch.

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Rivers of London. Water weed, Ben Aaronovitch
It's all gone to pot! London's waterways have been overrun by a brutal and beautiful queenpin of crime. A menacing figure known only as the Hoodette is sending her henchmen along the river to distribute her new magically-produced drug.
Rivers of London. The fey and the furious, 2, Ben Aaronovitch
Trouble has a habit of tracking Peter down, even when he's off-duty. When convicted British joy rider, Jack Polesti, and his Mitsubishi Eclipse were found in the waters surrounding the Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier, the Dutch authorities noticed two unusual things. First, Jack didn't even own a passport. As far as they could figure out, he had never left the UK.
Rivers of London. The fey and the furious, 3, Ben Aaronovitch
When a British joy-rider and his Mitsubishi Eclipse were found in the waters surrounding the Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier, the Dutch authorities found some unusual cargo in the boot of the boy racer's car – something not of this world, which just so happens to be Peter's speciality.
Rivers of London. The fey and the furious, 4, Ben Aaronovitch
Trouble is never far from Peter Grant, even when he's off-duty. After suspiciously a suspiciously supernatural cargo washed up on the Netherlands' shores in the back of a boy racer's car, Peter infiltrated illegal street races organised by criminal mastermind Emmanuel Cross. His investigation swiftly took a wrong turn as he once again found himself speeding into Fairy Land.
Rivers of London. Night witch. Chapter five, Sacrifices, Ben Aaronovitch
Press-ganged into helping a Russian oligarch hunt his missing daughter, PC Peter Grant and his boss, Thomas Nightingale, London's only wizarding cops, find themselves caught up in a battle between Russian gunmen, a monstrous forest creature - and their nemesis: The Faceless Man.
Rivers of London. Chapter 4, Water weed, Ben Aaronovitch
Rivers of London : Water weed, Issue 3, Ben Aaronovitch
Detective Inspector Peter Grant was right to believe that there was something off about the mysterious new drug doing the rounds at parties. Goblin girl, Lana Blanding, confirmed it to be "werelight weed", seemingly grown by magic. That's as much information as Lana was willing to part with for free. Clever girl, Lana -but not clever enough to know that working both sides would land her in hospital.
Rivers of London : Water weed, Issue 2, Ben Aaronovitch
Drug-smuggling meets wizarding cops in a whole new story from Ben Aaronovitch, set in the best-selling novel series Rivers of London!Rivers of London © Ben Aaronovitch 2018. All rights reserved.
Wrangling the cowboy's heart, Carolyne Aarsen
Love Under the Big Sky Back home in Montana, free spirit Jodie McCauley plans to stay at her late father's ranch for just two months. Then she'll sell the Rocking M and head off on her next adventure. But first she'll have to take her beloved horses from wild to sellable. That means asking the boy she once loved for help. Finn Hicks is now a deputy sheriff and a horse trainer. Working so closely with Jodie, his feelings are suddenly resurfacing.
Healing the doctor's heart, Carolyne Aarsen
Saving lives is what nurse Shannon Deacon excels at. The fast pace of the emergency room provides a distraction from painful memories of being left at the altar. Until she discovers that her next-door neighbor happens to be her ex-fiancé's brother. Dr. Ben Brouwer feels just as uncomfortable around Shannon. He, too, conceals a hurting heart by devoting himself to his work. Yet there's an undeniable attraction between them--and two determined matchmakers are working overtime to get them together.
Desert solitaire : a season in the wilderness, Edward Abbey
Edward Abbey ventures alone into the canyonlands of Moab, Utah, to work as a seasonal ranger for the United States National Park Service. Living out of a trailer, Abbey captures in rapt, poetic prose the landscape of the desert; a world of terracotta earth, empty skies, arching rock formations, cliffrose, juniper, pinyon pine and sand sage.
Star Trek : the Stardate collection (2013). Volume 1, Dan Abnett
The comic book tales of Star Trek have roamed the universe and spanned publishers, but now this collection collects the many iterations of Trek in order, by stardate. Helmed by Trek experts Scott and David Tipton, and featuring special commentary and creator interviews, volume 1 starts at the beginning to reveal the motives, machinations and decisions that shaped the intrepid crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise.
Keto diet for dummies, Rami Abrams
Millions of people have lost weight and become healthier on the keto diet, and you can too! Keto Diet For Dummies is your all-in-one resource for learning about the keto diet, getting started and reaping the full benefits like so many others have. The keto diet has gained immense popularity due to its effectiveness and the ever-growing science backing it. Keto Diet For Dummies provides you with the information and resources you need to succeed and achieve your goals.
Places and names : on war, revolution, and returning, Elliot Ackerman
In a refugee camp in southern Turkey, Elliot Ackerman sits across the table from Abu Hassar, who fought for Al Qaeda in Iraq and whose connections to the Islamic State are murky. At first, Ackerman pretends to have been a journalist during the Iraq War, but after he establishes a rapport with Abu Hassar, he reveals that in fact he was a Marine.
Summer return, Elise K Ackers
He'll never come back to stay, unless someone asks him to... Funerals can bring people together who are best kept apart. Ethan Foster, home to mourn his sister-in-law, finds himself as unwelcome as ever in the town that once meant the world to him. For more than a decade he's been saddled with a bad reputation - a drunk, a deserter - and he's lived with it, will keep living with it, because the only way to clear his name is to share his secrets.
Autumn vows, Elise K Ackers
Olivia 'Lawless' Law is back ... The only thing that could get Olivia back to her childhood home of Denman is a call from her best friend. Sam is planning a wedding, and Olivia agrees to help. But from the moment she arrives, nothing goes to plan. Sam's got cold feet. The town's people are apparently never going to forgive and forget Olivia's Big Mistake. And Sam's big brother Cal -- Olivia's first crush and the town's sole pub owner -- is all grown up now, with a heart as scarred as her own.
The battered body, Ellery Adams
Librarian James Henry and the supper club will have more than enough food for thought trying to count calories and catch a killer. Reluctantly visiting humble Quincy's Gap to create a special wedding cake, celebrity chef the "Diva of Dough" is not nearly as sweet as her delectable confections, and it's just a matter of time before she alienates everyone she meets. When her corpse is discovered, covered in cake batter no less, there are more than a few locals who think she got her just desserts.
Black beans & vice, Ellery Adams
Desperate for a solution to their endless struggles with weight loss, the supper club members decide to sign on with Wellness Village, a new-age health center promising life-changing improvements through hypnotherapy.
The book of candlelight, Ellery Adams
The rain in Miracle Springs, North Carolina, has been relentless'and a flood of trouble is about to be unleashed ... As the owner of Miracle Books, Nora Pennington figures all the wet weather this spring is at least good for business. The local inns are packed with stranded travelers, and among them Nora finds both new customers and a new friend, the sixtysomething Sheldon, who starts helping out at the store.
Turn right at Machu Picchu : rediscovering the lost city one step at a time, Mark Adams
Turn Right at Machu Picchu is a fascinating and funny account of a journey through some of the world's most majestic, historic and remote landscapes guided only by a hard-as-nails Australian survivalist and one nagging question: what was the purpose of Machu Picchu?.
Graphic design rules : 365 essential design dos and don'ts, Sean Adams
365 daily design mantras from four leading industry experts, providing you with valuable design dos and don'ts for every day of year. Packed with practical advice presented in a fun, lighthearted fashion, this is the perfect book for the ever-growing group of non-designers who want some graphic design guidance.
Gusto kong kumain ng mga prutas at gulay, Shelley Admont
Mahilig kumain ng kendi si Jimmy, ang maliit na kuneho. Kumukupit siya ng kendi mula sa supot na nakatago sa aparador ng kanilang kusina. Ano ang mangyayari pagkaraang akyatin ni Jimmy ang aparador para kumuha ng kendi? Malalaman mo ang sagot kapag binasa mo ang librong ito. Simula noon, natuto na siyang kumain ng masustansiyang pagkain at bagkus, nagustuhang kumain ng prutas at gulay.
Gusto kong magsabi ng totoo, Shelley Admont
Si Jimmy, ang munting kuneho, ay nasa bingit ng kapahamakan. Aksidente niyang nasira ang mga paboritong bulaklak ng kanyang nanay. Makakatulong ba kung magsisinungaling siya? O mas makabubuting sabihin ang katotohanan at lutasin ang problema sa ibang paraan? Tulungang maging matapat ang inyong mga anak sa nakakatuwang pambatang aklat na ito. Salamat sa pagbili sa aklat na ito.
Gusto kong tumulong, Shelley Admont
Jimmy isang maliit na kuneho na nagpunta sa dagat kasama ang pamilya. Kung saan natuto siya ng kahalagahan ng pakikipagtulungan sa iba. Nang ang kastilyong gawa sa buhangin ni Jimmy ay nasira ng alon, nagtulungan silang lahat para makabuo ng malaki at mas maganda kaysa sa una niyang ginawa. Lahat ay naging mas maayos noong kami ay nagtulungan.
Maglaro tayo, ina!, Shelley Admont
Isang nakaka-antig na kuwento mula sa isang batang nasa unang baytang, isang batang babae na nakahanap ng paraan upang pasayahin ang kanyang ina at pangitiin ito. Walang anumang mas hihigit kaysa sa oras na ginugugol sa isa't isa. Ang kuwentong pambata na ito ay mayroong mensahe sa mga bata at sa mga magulang din, tinuturuan ang mga bata ng pagkahabag at pagiging malikhain, samantalang pinaaalalahanan ang mga magulang ng halaga ng kalidad na panahon kasama ang kanilang mga anak.
Dragons beware!, Jorge Augusto Aguirre
When Claudette sets out to slay the dragon that ate her father's legs and his legendary sword, she'll need more help than ever from her friend Marie and her brother Gaston.
Monsters beware!, Jorge Augusto Aguirre
I'm judging you, Luvvie Ajayi
Comedian, activist, and hugely popular culture blogger at, Luvvie Ajayi, serves up necessary advice for the masses in this hilarious book of essays With over 500,000 readers a month at her enormously popular blog,, Luvvie Ajayi is a go-to source for smart takes on pop culture.
The night country : the Hazel Wood, Melissa Albert
Hell and other destinations : a 21st-century memoir, Madeleine Korbel Albright
Hell and Other Destinations reveals this remarkable figure at her bluntest, funniest, most intimate, and most serious. It is the tale of our times anchored in lessons for all time, narrated by an extraordinary woman with a matchless zest for life.
Fit gurl : the total-body turnaround program, Melissa Alcantara
The sisters antipodes, Jane Alison
Two married couples meet and swap partners with devastating effects on their daughters. This memoir by one of the girls is unsettling, lyrical and utterly compelling.
Panitikang pambata sa filipinas : mga gunita, talâ, puna't pansin sa kasaysayan. Virgilio S Almario, Virgilio S Almario
National Artist Virgilio Almario and one of the foremost champions of Philippine children's literature collects his notes, thoughts, obeservations, and critiques about the history and present situation of the burgeoning genre in the Philippine literary and publishing scenes. Text in Filipino.
Bedrock, Lisa Alther
A humorous journey from '80s Manhattan to the wild side of small-town living Clea Shawn is exhausted by her life: her globe-trotting career as a travel photographer, her successful husband's numerous liaisons, and the unrequited love she feels for her best friend, Elke. She decides to get away from her Manhattan townhouse'and a city in the throws of the '80s'and move to Roches Ridge, the picturesque Vermont town she visits on a ski trip.
Other women, Lisa Alther
Thirty-five-year-old Caroline Kelley finds herself in a new relationship with Dr. Hannah Burke, her therapist.
Five minutes in heaven, Lisa Alther
The making of a lesbian. Early on, Jude decides she doesn't want to be a girl so as not have to die in childbirth like her mother. She enters into an erotic relationship with another girl, later has an affair with a homosexual, later still with a married woman in Paris. By the time Jude returns to New York, her sexuality is fully established.
Original sins, Lisa Alther
Five friends-- Sally, Emily, Jed, Raymond, and Donny-- spend their Tennessee childhoods trading dreams in the branches of the Castle Tree. As children of the 1950s, they are filled with wild ambitions and determined to live gaudy, glamorous lives. The ties that bind them begin to dissolve when they become teenagers, yet the story continues-- and each of these old friends travels in a direction that he or she could have never anticipated.
Bread illustrated : a step-by-step guide to achieving bakery-quality results at home, Test Kitchen America's
In this comprehensive cookbook, America's Test Kitchen breaks down the often intimidating art and science of bread baking, making it easy for anyone to create foolproof, bakery-quality breads at home. Many home cooks find bread baking rewarding but intimidating. In Bread Illustrated, America's Test Kitchen shows bakers of all levels how to make foolproof breads, rolls, flatbreads, and more at home.
The perfect cookie : your ultimate guide to foolproof cookies, brownies & bars, Test Kitchen America's
America's Test Kitchen aggregates many years of cookie baking knowledge, breaking down key steps and recipe techniques in this comprehensive cookbook that features recipes for any cookie you can dream up--from favorite cookie jar classics to new and unique cookies, brownies, bars, and candies for any occasion.
The city in the middle of the night, Charlie Jane Anders
January is a dying planet - divided between a permanently frozen darkness on one side, and blazing endless sunshine on the other. Humanity clings to life, spread across two archaic cities built in the sliver of habitable dusk. But life inside the cities is just as dangerous as the wastelands outside. Sophie, a student and reluctant revolutionary, is supposed to be dead, after being exiled into the night.
Cursed, Charlie Jane Anders
“All the better to read you with... It's a prick of blood, the bite of an apple, the evil eye, a wedding ring or a pair of red shoes. Curses come in all shapes and sizes, and they can happen to anyone, not just those of us with unpopular stepparents... Here you'll find unique twists on curses, from fairy tale classics to brand-new hexes of the modern world -- expect new monsters and mythologies as well as twists on well-loved fables.
The case of the missing Madonna, Lin Anderson
“Brother Robert from the abbey on St Honorat, a picturesque island off the French coast, has requested Patrick de Courvoisier's help in locating a valuable painting which has disappeared from the monastery's vaults. At the same time, an old enemy from Patrick's past has arrived in Cannes in search of a different stolen painting.
Harry's House of Invention, Rachel Anderson
Angels of darkness, Ilona Alphas: origins Andrews
Collects four romance novellas involving angels, including tales in which a woman finds a blind, tormented angel in a secluded mansion, and a vampire becomes obsessed with an angel who rules the Louisiana territory.
Hello, summer, Mary Kay Andrews
It's a new season... Conley Hawkins left her family's small town newspaper, The Silver Bay Beacon , in the rearview mirror years ago. Now a star reporter for a big-city paper, Conley is exactly where she wants to be and is about to take a fancy new position in Washington, D.C. Or so she thinks. For small town scandals...
Robo-Dodo rumble, Tom Angleberger
Koko Dodo's cookie shop is facing some stiff competition from an evil robotic dodo, and a giant sea monster starts destroying the town, but Didi Dodo has some daring plans.
Double-O Dodo, Tom Angleberger
When Didi Dodo and her friends hear that the queen was kidnapped by a human, they pose as a family while searching for her at a new, human-themed amusement park.
Didi Dodo, future spy : in recipe for disaster!, Tom Angleberger
When Koko Dodo's secret chocolate sauce is stolen just before an important cooking contest Didi, a dodo bird, devises a daring plan to help--whether he wants her to or not.
The sewer rat stink, Tom Angleberger
A stinky smell is taking over New Mouse City! No mouse can live like this! Geronimo and his best friend Hercule, the private detective, head underground into the sewer world of Mouse Island to investigate.
The wellness remodel : a guide to rebooting how you eat, move, and feed your soul, Christina Anstead
Christina Anstead, star of HGTV's Flip or Flop and Christina on the Coast, is known for her boundless energy, positive attitude, and radiant looks. But what was hidden from fans of her popular television shows was a very real health crisis, including a diagnosis of autoimmune disease, infertility, and the emotional and physical exhaustion of going through a divorce with two young children--all in the public eye. The stress of managing it all wreaked even more havoc on her already strained body.
The middler, Kirsty Applebaum
TrooFriend, Kirsty Applebaum
I don't want to die poor : essays, Michael Arceneaux
Ever since Oprah Winfrey told the 2007 graduating class of Howard University, "Don't be afraid," Michael Arceneaux has been scared to death.
Dead voices, Katherine Arden
“Trapped at a haunted ski resort, Ollie, Coco, and Brian must rely on their friendship and sharp minds if they want to escape"-- Provided by publisher.
Small spaces, Katherine Arden
“After eleven-year-old Ollie's school bus mysteriously breaks down on a field trip, she has to take a trip through scary woods, and must use all of her wits to survive. She must stick to small spaces"-- Provided by publisher.
The voyage of their life, Diane Armstrong
In August 1948, 545 passengers boarded an overcrowded, clapped-out vessel in Marseilles to face an uncertain future in Australia and New Zealand. They came from displaced persons camps in Germany, death camps in Poland, labour camps in Hungary, gulags in Siberia and stony Aegean islands. There were those who had been hunted by the Nazis and those who had welcomed them; those who had followed the Communists and those who had fled from them.
Pop star goddesses : and how to tap into their energies to invoke your best self, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
A compendium of forty incredible female pop stars whose energies, virtues, and vices make them the ideal role models for our age--powerful women who can teach us all how to discover our own inner goddess.We are living in the age of the music goddess: Beyoncé. Lady Gaga. Taylor Swift. Katy Perry. Britney. Nicki Minaj. Cardi B. Pink. Madonna. Rihanna. Gwen Stefani. Alicia Keys. Kelly Clarkson.
Experiment with kitchen science, Nick Arnold
Orchestra of exiles : the story of Bronislaw Huberman, the Israel Philharmonic, and the one thousand Jews he saved from Nazi horrors, Josh Aronson
Little Badman and the invasion of the killer aunties, Humza Arshad
Dark, salt, clear : life in a Cornish fishing town, Lamorna Ash
Human, Neal Asher
An entire galaxy hangs in the balance . . . A Jain warship has risen from the depths of space, emerging with a deadly grudge and a wealth of ancient yet lethal technology. It is determined to hunt down the alien Client, and will annihilate all those who stand in its way. So Orlandine must prepare humanity's defence. Both humanity and the Prador thought their ancient foe - the Jain - had perished in a past age. And they resolve to destroy these outliers at any cost.
A duke too far, Jane Ashford
Peter Rathbone, Duke of Compton, is mourning the loss of his sister Delia, but the work of keeping his family's deteriorating estate afloat is never done. When Miss Ada Grandison, a close friend of his sister, arrives with a mysterious letter that she claims holds the secret to saving the family home, Peter is skeptical to say the least...his life is about to get even more complicated. Ada is eager to do whatever she can to help the Rathbones.
The drive, Yair Assulin
The glorious dead, Tim Atkinson
What happened when the Great War ended and the guns stopped firing? Who cleared the battlefields and buried the dead? It's 1918 and the war may be over but Lance-Corporal Jack Patterson and the men of his platoon are still knee-deep in Flanders mud, searching the battlefields for the remains of comrades killed in action. But duty isn't all that's keeping Jack in Flanders. For one there is Katia, the daughter of a local publican, with whom he has struck up a romance.
The latte factor : why you don't have to be rich to live rich, David Bach
Discover David Bach's three secrets to financial freedom in an engaging story that will show you that you are richer than you think. Drawing on the author's experiences teaching millions of people around the world to live a rich life, this fast, easy read reveals how anyone-from millennials to baby boomers-can still make their dreams come true.
My train to freedom : a Jewish boy's journey from Nazi Europe to a life of activism, Ivan A Backer
The breathtaking memoir by a member of "Nicky's family," a group of 669 Czechoslovakian children who escaped the Holocaust through Sir Nicholas Winton's Kindertransport project, My Train to Freedom relates the trials and achievements of award-winning humanitarian and former Episcopal priest, Ivan Backer.
Expedition : adventures into undiscovered worlds, Stephen Backshall
There are still dark corners of our planet that are yet to be explored. In this remarkable book, Steve Backshall offers an unflinching account of his adventures into these uncharted territories around the globe, in search of world firsts. Each location brings its own epic challenges; whether it's the first climb of an arctic ice fall in Greenland, the first recorded navigation of a South American river, or the first exploration of the world's longest cave system in Mexico.
The Taylor Turbochaser, David Baddiel
Beginners welcome : a novel, Cindy Baldwin
It's been eighty-three days since Annie Lee's daddy died, but she still sees reminders of him everywhere. His record player mysteriously plays his favorite songs, there's shaving cream in the sink every morning, and the TV keeps flipping to the Duke basketball games he loved. She knows Mama notices it too, but Mama's been working around the clock to make ends meet. To make matters worse, Annie Lee's friends ditched her over the summer. She feels completely alone--until she meets Mitch.
Just because, Mac Barnett
When a child is too full of questions about the world to go to sleep, her patient father offers up increasingly creative responses to his child's nighttime wonderings.
A thousand moons, Sebastian Barry
Winona is a young Lakota orphan adopted by former soldiers Thomas McNulty and John Cole. Living with Thomas and John on the farm they work in 1870s Tennessee, she is educated and loved, forging a life for herself beyond the violence and dispossession of her past. But the fragile harmony of her unlikely family unit, in the aftermath of the Civil War, is soon threatened by a further traumatic event, one which Winona struggles to confront, let alone understand.
Poisoned : a thriller short, Beverly Barton
Olivia Lynn Warren, an interior decorator, was just going to drop off some color swatches with a client. How could she have known she'd stumble upon an argument, a murder and a rushed escape? And then came the threats, attempts to make Olivia the next victim. Jed Merrill, a cop, was the one who saved her life the night of the murder and then relied on her to make his case. But now Olivia has been poisoned, and it appears Jed is responsible.
Wildcrafted fermentation : exploring, transforming, and preserving the wild flavors of your local terroir, Pascal Baudar
“Fermentation has been used for thousands of years by people all around the world. It is the easiest and safest way to preserve fresh food, and nature provides all that's required: salt, plants, sometimes water, and the beneficial lactic acid bacteria found everywhere. When we ferment a food we transform it, making it more delicious and nutritious and creating new and wonderful flavors that bring it to a whole new level.
Best self : be you, only better, Mike Bayer
Ask yourself ... are you truly who you want to be? Is this the life you really want? Are you living each day as your best self? What can you change, today? How would you answer those questions? Think about your daily life.
The red-stained wings, Elizabeth Bear
Hugo Award-winning author Elizabeth Bear returns to the epic fantasy world of the Lotus Kingdoms with The Red-Stained Wings, the sequel to The Stone in the Skull, taking the Gage into desert lands under a deadly sky to answer the riddle of the Stone in the Skull. The Gage and the Dead Man brought a message from the greatest wizard of Messaline to the ruling queen of Sarathai, one of the Lotus Kingdoms. But the message was a riddle, and the Lotus Kingdoms are at war.
Heartseeker, Melinda Beatty
“When the King hears that Only Fallow can see lies and only tells the truth, he summons her, and she must learn to navigate the dangerous, political world of the King's court"-- Provided by publisher.
Only remembered, Ian Beck
The mix-up, Adrian Beck
Charles was the best player in the boys' football team. Charlotte was the best player in the girls' side. But this season they're both playing in the same mixed team.
Boot it, Adrian Beck
The Jindaberg Jets season is well underway, but the Jets are still without a win and the team is out of sorts. Charles seems to have lost his ability to score goals - coincidentally, he's also lost his special boots! Meanwhile, Benji is struggling with co-captain Charlotte's super serious approach to training.
The grand finale, Adrian Beck
The Jets have reached the Grand Final against their arch rivals, the Hammerheads. The build-up to the game is intense and a few of the Jets are starting to crack under the pressure. To make matters worse, CJ's sworn enemy, Lenny 'the gorilla' Lincoln, is leading the attack for the Hammerheads. Charlotte's the only one who can get the Jets back on track. But will her tactics be enough when they're out on the field and faced with penalty shoot-out to decide the winner?.
The knockout cup, Adrian Beck
When the Jindaberg Jets are selected to play in the Knockout Cup it's time to hit the road! This year, the cup is being hosted by the previous winners, Wombat Creek FC. The Jets can't wait, but what should be a fun adventure soon turns into a full-blown camping and football disaster. The Wombat's captain, Dirty Damo, has it in for CJ, and Charlotte's not coping well with the lack of structure. The Jets' are determined to make their mark on the field, but just how far will they go for a win?.
Dangerous to love, Rexanne Becnel
An illegitimate nobleman determined to give society its comeuppance loses his heart to a spirited woman who challenges his ideas about love and marriage. With revenge in his soul, Ivan Thornton, the rakehell known as the Gypsy bastard, cuts a swath across London, leaving broken hearts in his wake.
I am dust, Louise Beech
The Dean Wilson Theatre is believed to be haunted by a long-dead actress, singing her last song, waiting for her final cue, looking for her killer. Now Dust, the iconic musical, is returning after 20 years. But who will be brave enough to take on the role of ghostly goddess Esme Black, last played by Morgan Miller, who was murdered in her dressing room? Theatre usher Chloe Dee is caught up in the spectacle. As the new actors arrive, including an unexpected face from her past, everything changes.
The invention of the airplane, Lucy Beevor
Explore the history and development of the airplane and find out how an airplane works. Learn about the inventors who helped influence the invention of the airplane.
Starting an online business all-in-one for dummies, Shannon Belew
“11 books in 1! Startup essentials; Legal and accounting; Web site functionality and aesthetics; Online and operating; Managing security risks; Online marketing basics; Retail to e-tail; E-commerce fundamentals; E-business for the nonprofit; E-commerce trends and market opportunities; E-commerce advanced." --Cover.
Calamity at Harwood, George Bellairs
To solve a murder case, Thomas Littlejohn contends with ghosts, Nazis, and crooked real estate speculators Known across London as one of the premier slumlords of the East End, Solomon Burt has never fallen in love with a property the way he has with Harwood, a faded manor house halfway between London and the sea. When the owner refuses to sell, Burt uses every trick he knows to buy the house out from under the man and convert it into apartments.
Death in the night watches : a Thomas Littlejohn mystery, George Bellairs
At the height of World War II, Thomas Littlejohn investigates a factory boss's murder Once, Henry Worth's sprawling factory was filled with looms and textile workers, but since the onset of World War II, the space has been given over entirely to military production. Worth is walking the grounds late one night when he smells gas coming from an unused shed. When he enters to investigate, the door slams and locks behind him. He is dead in minutes.
Hope's highest mountain, Misty M Beller
On her way to deliver vaccines to a mining town in the Montana Territory, Ingrid Chastain never anticipated a terrible accident would leave her alone and badly injured in the wilderness. When rescue comes in the form of a mysterious mountain man, she's hesitant to trust him, but the journey ahead will change their lives more than they could have known.
The punishment, Jelloun Tahar Ben
Argh! There's a skeleton inside you!, Idan BenBarak
Quog and Oort are on their way to Kevin's birthday party. Unfortunately, their spaceship has crashed. Pick up this book to lend them a hand! An interstellar exploration of hands and what's inside them.
Christmas at Butterfly Cove, Sarah Bennett
'All she wants for Christmas... When talented artist Nee Sutherland returns to Butterfly Cove for her sister's wedding, it's only a matter of time before she has to face her own bridegroom - Luke Spenser - the man she impulsively married, then left in the middle of the night. Nee hasn't picked up her paintbrushes in months, a part of her is broken.
Catwad. It's me, Jim Benton
“Meet Catwad. He's blue, he's a bit of a grouch, and his best friend is a happy-go-lucky cat named Blurmp who can see the bright side of anything. From pizza and computers to love and happiness, this furball has a funny take on just about everything, and he's not afraid to share it. It's an all-new, laugh-out-loud series that will make even the grumpiest of grumblers smile!"-- Publisher's description.
Catwad : it's me. Two, Jim Benton
Meet Catwad. He's blue, he's a bit of a grouch, and his best friend is a happy-go-lucky cat named Blurmp who can see the bright side of anything. From pizza and computers to love and happiness, this burball has a funny take on just about everything, and he's not afraid to share it. It's an all-new, laugh-out-loud series that will make even the grumpiest of grumblers smile!"-- Publisher's description, v. 1.
Catwad. Me, three!, Jim Benton
Catwad and Blurmp are back and ready for more adventures in this newest volume in which they meet new friends, try out yoga (spoiler alert: Catwad hates it), and more! It's a laugh-out-loud romp not to be missed, even if Catwad claims otherwise.
Big book of family games : 101 original family & group games that don't need charging!, Brad Berger
“Bring family and friends together for hours of entertainment and real social interaction. The Big Book of Family Games: 101 Original Group Games That Don't Need Charging brings people together for hours of hilarious, interactive, technology-free fun that requires virtually nothing more than pens and paper.
Stressed out! for parents : how to be calm, confident, and focused, Ben Bernstein
Parenting is one of the most stressful fulltime jobs around. School, lessons, sports, homework, hormones, dinner, dishes... . Parents want to know how to be calm and enjoy these wonder years. Dr. Ben Bernstein, celebrated performance coach for CEOs, professional athletes, and musicians, takes on parents this time around in his book Stressed Out! For Parents. Focusing on his nine steps to optimize performance during stressful situations, Dr. B.
The big book of homemade products for your skin, health & home : easy, all-natural DIY projects using herbs, flowers and other plants, Jan Berry
Go Green in Every Part of Your Life with This Huge Collection of Easy, All-Natural Products Kick toxic, synthetic skin care products and cleaners out the door and bring the healing joy of nature into your life with these simple, customizable projects. In this new and expanded edition of 101 Easy Homemade Products for Your Skin, Health & Home, Jan Berry adds 50 brand new recipes for a total of 151 in all, making this beloved book a complete and versatile resource.
Lie with me, Philippe Besson
Joker face : over 450 comedians share their best one-liners, Steve Best
Finding your way after the suicide of someone you love, David B Biebel
This uniquely designed resource for those left behind after a suicide (loved ones, friends, siblings, and extended family) provides encouraging, practical help and hope. Also includes features designed for SOS support groups, pastors, Christian counselors, and church leaders with the goal of helping the church function more fully as the healing community it could be for the survivors of suicide in its midst.
Bicycle touring how-to : what we learned, Tim Bishop
How to grow old, John Bishop
All that remains : a life in death, Sue M Black
All That Remains provides a fascinating look at death - its causes, our attitudes toward it, the forensic scientist's way of analyzing it. A unique and thoroughly engaging book' Kathy ReichsSue Black confronts death every day. As Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology, she focuses on mortal remains in her lab, at burial sites, at scenes of violence, murder and criminal dismemberment, and when investigating mass fatalities due to war, accident or natural disaster.
Rather die fighting : a memoir of World War II, Frank Blaichman
A time to scatter stones, Lawrence Block
Well past retirement age and feeling his years -- but still staying sober one day at a time -- Matthew Scudder learns that alcoholics aren't the only ones who count the days since their last slip. Matt's longtime partner, Elaine, tells him of a group of former sex workers who do something similar, helping each other stay out of the life. But when one young woman describes an abusive client who's refusing to let her quit, Elaine encourages her to get help of a different sort.
The ingredients of you and me, Nina Bocci
On the Corner of Love and Hate comes a small-town love story that follows a bakery store owner who decides to take her chances on a truly hopeless romantic.
A Riveria retreat, Jennifer Bohnet
Saving Savannah, Tonya Bolden
Savannah Riddle feels suffocated by her life as the daughter of an upper class African American family in Washington, D.C., until she meets a working-class girl named Nella who introduces her to the suffragette and socialist movements and to her politically active cousin Lloyd.
The price of tomorrow : why deflation is the key to an abundant future, Jeff Booth
We live in an extraordinary time. Technological advances are happening at a rate faster than our ability to understand them, and in a world that moves faster than we can imagine, we cannot afford to stand still. These advances bring efficiency and abundance--and they are profoundly deflationary.Our economic systems were built for a pre-technology era when labour and capital were inextricably linked, an era that counted on growth and inflation, an era where we made money from inefficiency.
Appeasing Hitler : Chamberlain, Churchill and the road to war, Tim Bouverie
A complaint free world : the 21-day challenge that will change your life, Will Bowen
Travellers in the third Reich : the rise of fascism through the eyes of everyday people, Julia Boyd
These are the accidental eyewitnesses to history. Disturbing, absurd, moving, and ranging from the deeply trivial to the deeply tragic, their tales give a fresh insight into the complexities of the Third Reich, its paradoxes and its ultimate destruction.
My brother's name is Jessica, John Boyne
Sam Waver's life has always been pretty quiet. A bit of a loner, he struggles to make friends, and his busy parents often make him feel invisible. Luckily for Sam, his older brother, Jason, has always been there for him. Sam idolises Jason, who seems to have life sorted; he's kind, popular, amazing at football, and girls are falling over themselves to date him. But then one evening Jason calls his family together to tell them that he's been struggling with a secret for a long time.
The return of the warrior, Chris Bradford
Trained as a samurai warrior, Jack Fletcher has fought his way across Japan, defeated ninja and samurai alike, and battled the high seas to sail around the world. All this with one purpose in his heart: to return home to London and be reunited with his sister Jess. But when Jack sets foot on English soil, he feels further from home than ever . His sister is missing, a deadly plague is sweeping the city, and a lethal duel soon tests his samurai skills to their limits.
Rodale's vegetable garden problem solver : the best and latest advice for beating pests, diseases, and weeds and staying a step ahead of trouble in the garden, Fern Marshall Bradley
“With a wealth of information and tested advice, this problem-solving treasure gives gardeners every-thing they need to do battle with garden pests, diseases, and weeds?with safe, natural solutions.
Standoff, Patricia Bradley
The last kids on Earth. June's wild flight, Max Brallier
June's Wild Flight brings new characters, high-stakes action, and stunning revelations in an adventure that could only be June's. An essential Last Kids story that readers won't want to miss! The Midnight Blade ended with a shocking twist: a long-missing villain has returned and now has an army of the dead at his command! Jack, June, Quint, and Dirk have battled the worst kind of monsters, zombies, and cosmic servants, but an endless horde of animated skeletons is next-level .
The joy journal : easy activities & creative craft for magical everyday play, Laura Brand
The Joy Journal for Magical Everyday Play showcases fifty engaging activities for creative, everyday playtime to encourage a connection to nature, sense of joy and bonding with your kids, while nurturing your own inner child too.The activities are mindful, creative and, crucially, very easy things to make and do with children that you will enjoy as much as they will.
Classic westerns, Max Brand
Discover six classic novels as you follow the footsteps of the trailblazers who settled the American West.
Death song, Jørgen Brekke
Where evil lies, Jørgen Brekke
1528: a young Franciscan monk travels to Norway to collect a set of scalpels from a barber surgeon with whom he shares a dark obsession: the dissection of human corpses. The monk's deadly legacy is a mysterious manuscript, the Book of John--bound in human skin. Nearly five hundred years later, it seems that the shocking and ancient practice of flaying is experiencing a revival. 2010: Trondheim, Norway.
The fifth element, Jørgen Brekke
Police Inspector Odd Singsaker has been captured, imprisoned on an island off the Northern coast of Norway. He wakes to find himself holding a shotgun. Next to him is a corpse. But what events led him to this point? And how did he get here? A few weeks earlier, Felicia, his wife, disappeared. Though he didn't know it, she was trying to find her way back to Odd to reconcile, but then she vanished into a snowstorm.
Remembrance, Theresa Breslin
Far side of the sea, Kate Breslin
In spring 1918, British Lieutenant Colin Mabry receives an urgent message from a woman he once loved but thought dead. Feeling the need to redeem himself, he travels to France--only to find the woman's half sister, Johanna, who believes her sister is alive and the prisoner of a German spy. As they seek answers across Europe, danger lies at every turn.
Symphony for the man [electronic resource], Sarah Brill
“It's winter 1999 and Harry is homeless in Bondi, with seagulls for company and just a small plastic bag containing all his possessions. When the girl on board the bus sees him, lonely and cold in the bus shelter that he calls home, she thinks about how she can help. She decides to write a symphony for him. So begins a poignant and gritty tale of homelessness and shelter, of the realities of loneliness and hunger, and of the hopes and dreams of those who often go unnoticed on our streets.
Lioness : Mahlah's journey, Barbara M Britton
While the Israelites struggle to occupy the Promised Land of God, Mahlah bat Zelophehad is orphaned and left to care for her four sisters. But daughters of the dead are unable to inherit land, and it will take a miracle for Mahlah to obtain the means to care for her sisters and uphold the vow she made to her dying mother. Mahlah must seek Moses, the leader of her people, and request something extraordinary--the right for a daughter to inherit her deceased father's land.
Claiming Canaan : Milcah's journey, Barbara M Britton
When the tribal elders make marriage a requirement for claiming her land, Milcah bat Zelophehad must find a betrothed straightaway. The only problem in finding a husband is that all her suitors were slain while conquering the land of Canaan. Men avoid her in order to stay alive.
With love in sight, Christina Britton
An ageing spinster at twenty-six, all Imogen Duncan sees ahead of her is a life of servitude to her overbearing mother. Her London Season has passed and her desperate shyness and reserved demeanor have destroyed any chance for a match. As her younger sister Mariah begins her own Season with a selection of suitors, Imogen believes her chances for excitement are well and truly lost...Until a case of mistaken identity and an accidental kiss brings her adventure.
Brave Bess and the Anzac horses, Susan Brocker
Uses a story format to present factual information about the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade. Describes how horses carried the ANZAC troops through the desert during World War One, and the essential role they played, including Bess, the only horse to return to New Zealand. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
Something worth landing for : a short story from Fall of poppies : stories of love and the Great War, Jessica Brockmole
Overcoming overwhelm : dismantle your stress from the inside out, Samantha Brody
Do more. Be more. Try harder. It's the battle cry of our culture -and it's making millions of us sick, tired, and frustrated. Why? According to Dr. Samantha Brody, "We simply can't solve stress and overwhelm by doing more and more of what we've been doing." With Overcoming Overwhelm, this pioneering naturopathic physician offers an alternative.
Mabel of the Anzacs : a friendship for the ages, Mary D Brooks
Two women - one a fiery teenager, the other a cantankerous octogenarian - find their mutual antipathy blossoms into an unlikely friendship in this heart-felt multigenerational story about finding a kindred spirit where you least expect it. Zoe Lambros meets Mabel Andrews, a mercurial, cantankerous World War I Australian nurse. Zoe's introduction to the fiery octogenarian is an explosive mix of sound and fury. Neither woman wants to give ground and they are determined to be proven right.
The darkest shore, Karen Brooks
Scotland, 1703: Returning to her home town of Pittenweem, fishwife and widow Sorcha McIntyre knows she faces both censure and mistrust. After all, this is a country where myth and legend are woven into the fabric of the everyday, a time when those who defy custom like Sorcha has are called to account. It is dangerous to be a clever woman who 'doesn't know her place' in Pittenweem - a town rife with superstition.
Long story short : 100 classic books in three panels, Lisa Brown
Literature is long. Comics are short. Does Proust get you down? Do you find The Unbearable Lightness of Being simply unbearable? Is The Inferno your own private hell? Do you long to be conversant about classics like Moby Dick, the Bhagavad Gita, Madame Bovary, and, um, Twilight? Bestselling illustrator Lisa Brown (The Airport Book; Baby, Mix Me a Drink) did her homework.
Pretty things : a novel, Janelle Brown
“Nina once bought into the idea that her fancy liberal arts degree would lead to a fulfilling career. When that dream crashed, she turned to stealing from rich kids in L.A. alongside her wily Irish boyfriend, Lachlan. Nina learned from the best: Her mother was the original con artist, hustling to give her daughter a decent childhood despite their wayward life.
Tales of the great beasts, Gavin First Greencloak Brown
Briggan the Wolf, Uraza the Leopard, Jhi the Panda, and Essix the Falcon-- the Four Fallen. Long before they were spirit animals, they roamed the wilds as Great Beasts, the most powerful beings in Erdas. When a mad king arose, the four banded together with an army of humans and animals to defeat him. But they weren't the only Great Beasts in the war. A deadly scheme was already underway, hatched by two of their own. To save their world, the four had to give up their lives.
Fever year : the killer flu of 1918 : a tragedy in three acts, Don Brown
“New Year's Day, 1918. America has declared war on Germany and is gathering troops to fight. But there's something coming that is deadlier than any war. When people begin to fall ill, most Americans don't suspect influenza. The flu is known to be dangerous to the very old, young, or frail. But the Spanish flu is exceptionally violent. Soon, thousands of people succumb. Then tens of thousands . . . hundreds of thousands and more. Graves can't be dug quickly enough.
Speechless : a thriller short, Robert Browne
Discover heart-racing intrigue in this Thriller Short of romantic suspense. Robert Browne lures us in with fears we all hold in common, then holds us captive with some uncommon twists. A love-hate mother-daughter relationship is further complicated when a high-handed mother feeds her daughter's fear of infidelity and exploits her uncertainty in her choice in men. David, in particular.
The thirty-nine steps, John Buchan
Recently returned from South Africa, adventurer Richard Hannay is bored with life, but after a chance encounter with an American who informs him of an assassination plot and is then promptly murdered in Hannay's London flat, he becomes the obvious suspect and is forced to go on the run. He heads north to his native Scotland, fleeing the police and his enemies. Hannay must keep his wits about him if he is to warn the government before all is too late.
Mexico Street, Simone Buchholz
Just for teens : abuse, violence, depression, drugs, death & how to understand your parents, Jaime Buckley
Life is hard. Fact is, you don't need another person telling you what's wrong or what you've done wrong...but could you use a friend who understands? Would you like to talk to someone who's been where you're at and not only understands the type of struggles you're having--he's learned how to navigate through them. Meet Jaime Buckley. Husband, father of 12 and grandfather...cartoonist, fantasy writer, game maker and champion of youth. He is a kid in all but age...
The necromancer's house, Christopher Buehlman
One of uncommon horrors hiding behind the walls of the house next door' 'You think you got away with something, don't you' But your time has run out. We know where you are. And we are coming.' The man on the screen says this in Russian. 'Who are you'' The man smiles, but it's not a pleasant smile. The image freezes. The celluloid burns exactly where his mouth is, burns in the nearly flat U of his smile. His eyes burn, too. The man fades, leaving the burning smiley face smoldering on the screen.
The great divide, T Davis Bunn
When attorney Marcus Glenwood resigns from a prestigious corporate law firm to retreat to a small town in North Carolina and rebuild his life after a devastating personal tragedy, he suddenly finds himself in the biggest and most emotionally difficult case of his career.
I love my tutu too!, Ross Burach
Bear, penguin, and toucan are just some of the ten animals who are wearing their tutus today.
The duke of lies, Darcy Burke
Verity Beaumont has suffered domineering men most of her life, first with her father and then with her husband. Free from both men, she has finally found peace. Even meeting a kind and hard-working gentleman who just might be the perfect father her young son so desperately needs. But as she dares look to the future, her carefully ordered world is shattered when her dead husband returns. After six years away, Rufus Beaumont, Duke of Blackburn, returns to claim his place and protect his family.
Bird & Squirrel on the run!, James Burks
Bird and Squirrel outwit Cat and become best friends in this zany adventure. Squirrel is afraid of his own shadow. Bird doesn't have a care in the world. And Cat wants to eat Bird and Squirrel. Of course, he'll have to catch them first, and that's not going to be easy. Join this trio as they head south for the winter in a hilarious road trip. But watch out! Cat is waiting around every bend, and he's one pesky feline.
Trouble wears tartan : trilogy, Grace Burrowes
Tartan two-step: Scottish whisky distiller Magnus Brodie travels to Montana hoping to secure Bridget MacDeaver's services as a "cask whisperer." Bridget isn't about to sell her business to Magnus--but she might fall in love with him!
Elias in love: Scottish business whiz Elias Brodie has inherited a genuine medieval castle, the title of earl, and a huge pile of debt, but never fear! There's a property in Maryland he can sell to finance the castle repairs.
A lady without peer, Grace Burrowes
His Grace for the Win: Philippe, Duke of Lavelle, has sworn off all things equestrian after his brother's riding accident. Just one tiny problem: The woman who steals Philippe's heart, Harriet Talbot, loves horses, and generally only notices men when they're in the saddle.
Jim Butcher's The Dresden Files omnibus. Volume 2, Jim Butcher
When the Chicago Police Department are baffled by cases, they turn to Harry Dresden: private investigator and wizard! Armed with vast yet unrefined mystic skills, Dresden doggedly pursues every lead in his search for answers, crossing mobsters, renegade sorcerers, otherworldly monsters, and more!This second volume of The Dresden Files Omnibus collects three complete comic book series: "Ghoul Goblin", "War Cry", and "Down Town".
Jim Butcher's The Dresden files. Omnibus volume one, Jim Butcher
When criminal investigations take a weird turn, the officers of the Chicago Police Department call in Harry Dresden! A wizard and private investigator with formidable yet unrefined skills, the young Dresden is more than capable of tracking down and facing the perps, whether they be black magic practitioners, blood-hungry werewolves, or worse! This first volume of The Dresden Files Omnibus collects three complete comic book story arcs, including the exclusive-for-comics tale, "Welcome to the Jung.
Sea-ing is believing!, Steven Butler
Welcome to The Nothing to See Here Hotel! A hotel for magical creatures run by Frankie Banister and his parents.
You ain't seen nothing yeti!, Steven Butler
The second book in this fabulously funny series by Steven Butler and the Steven Lenton! Having just saved the hotel from a goblin prince, Frankie Banister and the guests are looking forward to enjoying themselves and celebrating the summer holiday of Trogmanay! But when a snow storm blows in (complete with Yeti family), and a number of mysterious guests arrive, something sinister seems to be taking over the hotel and celebrating is the last thing on anyone's mind.
Dog diaries, Steven Butler
Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy!I 've been waiting ages to tell my story, and now it's finally happening. Being Rafe's dog isn't always easy, but it is always exciting. I've got so much to tell you about:The amazing Catch-A-Doggy-Bone kennel, my favourite places for hiding snacks. And my ultimate nemesis - the vacuum cleaner! All the most important parts of a dog's life.
Manage your mind, Gillian Butler
The Buddy files : the case of the fire alarm, Dori Hillestad Butler
When Buddy goes to school to become a therapy dog, he ends up helping figure out who pulled the fire alarm instead.
Calling all witches! : the girls who left their mark on the Wizarding World, Laurie Calkhoven
For all the girls as clever as Hermione Granger, as strong as Leta Lestrange, and as fierce as Minerva McGonagall, this incredible compendium is packed with the stories of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts' extraordinary heroines! Besides the series' best-known characters, get to know the female mentors, founders, rule-breakers, and - yes, even villains like Bellatrix Lestrange and Vinda Rosier - who made the wizarding world what it is today.
Cursed, Jen Calonita
“The evil Rumplestiltskin is planning to cast a curse that will erase Enchantasia as the world knows it, and a fairy prophecy declares that Gilly Cobbler will play a key role. Never one to shy away from adventure, Gilly and her friends embark on an epic, swashbuckling journey to stop Stiltskin from getting the ingredients he needs before it's too late."-- Provided by publisher.
Switched, Jen Calonita
Reform or relapse' Things at Fairy Tale Reform School are great. Rumpelstiltskin has been ousted, and everyone is buzzing about the fact that Beauty and Prince Sebastian (aka the Beast) have joined the teaching staff. Everyone, that is, except Gilly, who can't seem to focus on anything but Anna.
Prepper Jack, Diane Capri
FBI Special Agent Kim Otto receives a kidnapper's cryptic message in the middle of the night. The Hunt for Jack Reacher turns personal when the victims have a tenuous connection to Jack Reacher.And a stronger connection to her.Alone, carrying nothing but the stuff in her pockets, Otto attempts to find the hostages and quickly becomes embroiled in an ongoing turf war.
Wonderland : an anthology of works inspired by Alice's adventures in Wonderland, M R Carey
“Within these pages you'll find myriad approaches to Alice, from horror to historical, taking us from nightmarish reaches of the imagination to tales that will shock, surprise, and tug on the heart-strings. So it's time now to go down the rabbit hole, or through the looking-glass or ... But no, wait. By picking up this book and starting to read it you're already there, can't you see?"--Provided by publisher.
Eat like a Gilmore : the unofficial cookbook for fans of Gilmore girls, Kristi Carlson
“The infamous appetites of the Gilmore Girls are given their due in this fun, unofficial cookbook inspired by the show. Fans will eat up the delicious recipes honoring the chefs who fuel the science-defying metabolisms of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore. One hundred recipes, covering all the bases from appetizers and cocktails to entré and dessert, invoke key episodes and daily scenes in the Gilmores' lives.
11 missed calls, Libby Carpenter
Here are two things I know about my mother: 1. She had dark hair, like mine. 2. She wasn't very happy at the end. Anna has always believed that her mother, Debbie, died 30 years ago on the night she disappeared. But when her father gets a strange note, she realises that she's never been told the full story of what happened that night on the cliff.
The garden apothecary, Reece Carter
Homemade remedies for everyday ailments. Health and wellness is a booming sector in Australia. We eat clean and we detox our pantries. But what about our medicine cabinets and the lotions and potions we use on our skin? Shouldn't we take as much care with those as we do with food? In The Garden Apothecary, Herb Nerd Reece Carter shows you how to grow and make your own gentle herbal remedies, taking you right through from growing your own plants to concocting your own tinctures and ointments.
Rivers of London. Action at a distance, Andrew Cartmel
“Uncover the secret World War II history of Peter Grant's mentor, the mysterious Nightingale! October, 1957. A serial killer terrorising the women of Cumbria has moved to the streets of London, with Constable Angus Strallen hot on his heels. But this murderer has special abilities, and Strallen soon realises he needs the help of an old friend from the front lines who can match this madman's power - London's own wizarding police officer, Thomas Nightingale.
Gods and demons, Deborah Cassrels
Behind the tourist veneer of Bali and greater Indonesia: a foreign correspondent's memoir.
Living your best life according to Nala Cat, Nala Cat
Instagram's most popular feline, Nala Cat, is here to make people smile with her charming guide on how to live your best life.Are you ready to live your best life? Nala Cat, Guinness World Record holder, can teach you how.Nala uses her charm, feistiness, and cute face to spread happiness and love to millions. As an adopted cat, she also uses her social media influence to advocate for shelter animals.
Stranger than kindness, Nick Cave
The Godmother, Hannelore Cayre
Meet Patience Portefeux, fifty-three, an underpaid French-Arabic translator who specialises in police phone taps. Widowed after the sudden death of her husband, Patience is wedged between the costs of raising her daughters and the nursing home fees for her ageing mother. She's laboured for twenty-five years to keep everyone's heads above water.
Follow her home, Steph Cha
Your house will pay, Steph Cha
Dead soon enough, Steph Cha
Beware beware, Steph Cha
Coral kingdom, Linda Chapman
Gilded cage, K J Charles
Once upon a time a boy from a noble family fell in love with a girl from the gutter. It went as badly as you'd expect. Seventeen years later, Susan Lazarus is a renowned detective, and Templeton Lane is a jewel thief. She's tried to arrest him, and she's tried to shoot him. They've never tried to talk.Then Templeton is accused of a vicious double murder. Now there's a manhunt out for him, the ports are watched, and even his best friends have turned their backs.
Last night's scandal, Loretta Chase
Peregrine Dalmay, Earl of Lisle, may have survived the deadly perils of Egypt, but back in Regency London, he faces the most dire threat yet: his irrational, emotional family...
I heard a romantic story : a thriller short, Lee Child
Discover heart-racing intrigue in this Thriller Short of romantic suspense. In this Thriller Short, Lee Child shows that not every romance ends happily, not even when the story involves a prince. Sometimes the story ends with a bang, the kind that can be deadly.
Peaky Blinders : the real story : the true history of Birmingham's most notorious gang, Carl Chinn
The Peaky Blinders as we know them, thanks to the hit TV series, are infused with drama and dread. Fashionably dressed, the charismatic but deeply flawed Shelby family blind enemies by slashing them with the disposable safety razor blades stitched in to the peaks of their flat caps, as they fight bloody gangland wars involving Irish terrorists and the authorities led by a devious Home Secretary, Winston Churchill.
Orion lost, Alastair Chisholm
After a catastrophic Unknown Event leaves the colony ship Orion stranded deep in space, it's up to thirteen-year-old Beth and her friends to navigate through treacherous and uncharted territory and reach safety. But a heavily damaged ship, a mysterious alien species, space pirates, and an Artificial Intelligence which Beth suspects may be lying to her mean that getting home has never been so difficult.
Mimi Lee gets a clue, Jennifer J Chow
“Mimi Lee is in over her head. There's her new Los Angeles pet grooming shop to run, her matchmaking mother to thwart, her talking cat Marshmallow to tend to--oh, and the murder of a local breeder to if only Mimi hadn't landed herself on top of the suspect list. Mimi Lee hoped to give Los Angeles animal lovers something to talk about with her pet grooming shop, Hollywoof.
Greenwood, Michael Christie
It's 2038 and Jake Greenwood is a storyteller and a liar, an overqualified tour guide babysitting ultra-rich vacationers in one of the world's last remaining forests. It's 2008 and Liam Greenwood is a carpenter, fallen from a ladder and sprawled on his broken back, calling out from the concrete floor of an empty mansion.
Not that kind of guy, Andie J Christopher
State attorney Bridget Nolan is successful in all aspects of her life--except romance. After breaking up with her longtime boyfriend, she's been slow to reenter the dating scene. To be honest, she has more important things to do like putting bad guys behind bars. But with her brother's wedding right around the corner, she suddenly needs a date and fast. Lucky for Bridget, the legal intern is almost done with his program.
How to Rule at Drawing : 50 Tips and Tricks for Sketching and Doodling, Books Chronicle
Rule at drawing! Get ready to take your sketching to the next level. The 50 easy-to-follow, irresistibly illustrated bite-size tips in this book go way beyond doodles and don'ts, helping you get in the habit of capturing not just what you see, but also what you feel. So whether you're a beginner just learning the basics or an expert looking to hone your skills, pick up a pencil and paper and get drawing!"-- Provided by publisher.
It, Alexa Chung
The darling of the fashion world and co-host of the music TV show "Fuse News" shares her inspirations, musings, and her own very personal and eclectic style.
The Pomodoro technique : the acclaimed time-management system that has transformed how we work, Francesco Cirillo
Efrén divided : a novel, Ernesto Cisneros
While his father works two jobs, seventh-grader Efrén Nava must take care of his twin siblings, kindergartners Max and Mia, after their mother is deported to Mexico. Includes glossary of Spanish words.
Home quilt home : over 20 project ideas to quilt, stitch, sew and appliqué, Janet Clare
Original quilt designs and other project ideas based on the idea of home. From townhouses to quaint cottages, seaside beach huts to shepherd's cabins, there's a quirky quilt for every taste. Janet Clare uses a whole range of sewing and quilting techniques in her projects, including freehand machine embroidery, applique, and hand-quilting to fantastic effect.
Sex, purity, and the longings of a girl's heart : discovering the beauty and freedom of God-defined sexuality, Kristen Clark
For the modern Christian woman living in today's sexually charged society, embracing God's design for sex and purity can often feel like an impossible pursuit. As the culture seeks to normalize things such as pornography, erotica, and casual sex, both single and married women of all ages feel immense pressure to conform. With alluring temptations constantly inviting them to join in, they might even begin to question whether God's design is truly good.
The haunting of tram car 015, P Djèlí Clark
Cairo, 1912. The case started simply enough for the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments, and Supernatural Entities: handle a possessed tram car. Soon, however, Agent Hamed Nasr and his new partner, Agent Onsi Youssef, are exposed to another side of Cairo stirring with suffragettes, secret societies, and sentient automatons. It's a race against time to protect the city from an encroaching danger that crosses the line between the magical and mundane.
Mga prodigal, Luna Sicat Cleto
He said before that he will not. After several years fueled by joys and troubles, Antonio found himself in faraway Dubai, in the hopes of providing for his family’s needs. He ate his words. He will return after all. Full-length novel in Filipino, with basic discussion questions.
Rebuilding Earth : designing ecoconscious habitats for humans, Teresa Coady
A revolutionary guide to designing humane, eco-conscious homes, buildings, and cities of the future.It is estimated that the earth's population will expand to an unprecedented nine billion people over the next century. This explosion in population is predicted to place further stress on our environment, deplete our natural resources, and lead to increases in anxiety and depression due to overcrowding. In this visionary and uplifting book, Teresa Coady offers readers new hope.
We were eight years in power : essays on the Obama era, TaNehisi Coates
'We were eight years in power' was the lament of Reconstruction-era black politicians as the American experiment in multiracial democracy ended with the return of white supremacist rule in the South. In this sweeping collection of new and selected essays, [the author] explores the tragic echoes of that history in our own time: the unprecedented election of a black president followed by a vicious backlash that fueled the election of the man Coates argues is America's 'first white president.
The cat who went to heaven, Elizabeth Coatsworth
In ancient Japan a struggling artist is angered when his housekeeper brings home a tiny white cat he can barely afford to feed.
Disgrace, J M Coetzee
The irony does not escape him: that the one who comes to teach learns the keenest of lessons, while those who come to learn learn nothing. J. M. Coetzee's Booker Prize-winning novel Disgrace, set in post-apartheid South Africa, takes us into the disquieting mind of twice-divorced university teacher David Lurie as he loses his job and his honour after engaging in an ill-advised affair with a susceptible student.
City moon, Rachael Cole
As they take a nighttime walk around their neighborhood looking for the elusive moon, a little boy asks his mother simple questions about it, and she patiently answers every one.
The handbook for highly sensitive people : how to transform feeling overwhelmed and frazzled to empowered and fulfilled, Mel Collins
Are you often told to stop taking things to heart or to toughen up' Do you have a lot of empathy for others' Overanalyze things and get 'stuck in your own head'' Or become easily overwhelmed and frequently need to withdraw' If the answer is Yes, you are probably a Highly Sensitive Person and this Handbook will be your survival guide! One in five people are born with the trait of high sensitivity.
Star Trek : the Stardate collection (2013). Volume 2, Mike Collins
This collection continues to collect the many comic-book iterations of Trek "as they happened", by stardate. Helmed by Trek experts Scott and David Tipton, and featuring special commentary, creator interviews, and more, Volume 2 completes the early voyages of the Enterprise under the command of Captain Christopher Pike, and wraps up with two lost adventures from Pike's career.
Pillows & quilts : quilting projects to decorate your home, Jo Colwill
Jo Colwill taught Kirstie Allsopp to create one of her beautiful cushion designs on Kirstie's Handmade Britain, and now she can teach you too! This gorgeous collection of cushion and quilt projects are all inspired by Jo Colwill's life on her Cornish farm. Learn how to sew with step-by-step instructions, detailed diagrams and clever tips and tricks.
Men and wives, I ComptonBurnett
At the centre of this novel stands Harriet Haslam, the epitome of the maternal power figure, whose genuine but overpowering love dominates the novel and whose self-knowledge drives her into insanity. Even after her death Harriet continues to dominate.
The January stars, Kate Constable
This thoroughly enjoyable novel about two sisters determined to help their grandfather will delight middle fiction readers of all ages. From the author of the bestselling and much-loved novels Crow Country & Cicada Summer.
Nano, Robin Cook
Taking a year off from her medical studies and leaving New York City, Pia Grazdani accepts a job at Nanobots, a nanotechnology institute, where she is quickly warned not to investigate the other work done at the facility and not to ask questions about their source of funding.
Shock, Robin Cook
Deborah Cochrane and Joanna Meissner, graduate science students and close friends, spot a campus newspaper ad that promises to solve their financial problems: an exclusive, highly profitable fertility clinic on Boston's North Shore is looking for egg donors. Deborah and Joanna figure they can do a good deed--help infertile couples--and earn money. Although rumours of a fellow student donor's unexplained disappearance surface, the duo is not deterred. The procedures seem to go smoothly.
Stephen Coonts' Deep black, Stephen Coonts
When a spy plane gathering information on a new Russian weapon is shot down by a mysterious MiG, Deep Black, the covert operations team of the National Security Agency, is sent in to uncover the truth about the incident, as former Marine sniper Charlie Dean and ex-Delta Force trooper Lia DeFrancesca stumble upon a plot to assassinate the Russian president and overthrow the government.
Queen of coin and whispers : a kingdom of secrets and a game of lies, Helen Corcoran
A throne of swans, Katharine Corr
A nurse at the Front : the First World War diaries of Sister Edith Appleton, Ruth Cowen
Two sisters, Josephine Cox
“The pretty Arnold sisters have grown up on their father's farm and yearn for something more out of life than drudgery and toil. Ellen, loyal and honest, is her father's favourite, but Georgina is impulsive and unreliable, and can't please a father who has never shown her love.The big house, Grindle Hall, offers them both a chance of betterment, but while Ellen follows the steady path, Georgina takes a darker road and soon, her actions will have fateful consequences for them all.
Shot in the dark, Cleo Coyle
“A smartphone dating game turns the Village Blend into a hookup hotspot--until a gunshot turns the landmark coffeehouse into a crime scene. As Village Blend manager Clare Cosi fixes a date for her wedding, her ex-husband is making dates through smartphone swipes. Clare has mixed feelings about these match-ups happening in her coffeehouse. Even her octogenarian employer is selecting suitors by screenshot! But business is booming, and Clare works hard to keep the espresso shots flowing.
House of salt and sorrows, Erin A Craig
On a remote island estate, Annaleigh Thaumas, the sixth-born of twelve sisters, enlists the aid of an alluring stranger to unravel the family curse before it claims her life.
Scar tissue, Rachael Craw
The lost journals of Benjamin Tooth, Mackenzie Crook
Top-bar beekeeping : organic practices for honeybee health, Les Crowder
Les Crowder has more than thirty years of experience developing best practices with his bees in top-bar hives. Long-lasting, inexpensive, and easy to build, a top-bar hive made of untreated wood allows bees to build combs as they would in their natural environment rather than filling prefabricated foundation frames in a typical Lang-stroth-box hive. In fact this is one of main reasons why organically minded beekeepers are more often using top-bar hives.
Boa constructor, Troy Cummings
Something is stealing machine parts from all over Stermont, including a wrecking ball from a local construction site, and Alexander and his fellow monster hunters, Rip, and Nikki, fear that it is building a Stermont-smashing machine--so the friends must use the resources of the summer maker program at the library to stop this monster, and perhaps even solve the mystery of who is leaving monster trading cards where the Super Secret Monster Patrol can find them.
Speedah-cheetah, Troy Cummings
It is time for the Stermont Derby, a race around downtown Stermont in homemade vehicles, and Alexander, Nikki, and Rip are planning to compete, but so is a new monster, a Speedah-cheetah--and in addition to a diet of rotten eggs it plans on eating the race losers, especially the members of the Super Secret Monster Patrol.
Brute-cake, Troy Cummings
It has been several months since monsters last plagued the town of Stermont, and frankly Alexander Bopp (leader of the Super Secret Monster Patrol) is bored, and misses his friends Rip (immersed in video games) and Nikki (soccer camp), so when his father signs him up for a summer maker program at the library he is happy to go--but soon he starts finding weird old-timey objects, and monster trading cards, and it starts to look like maybe monsters are back in Stermont.
The rancher's redemption, Melinda Curtis
His family committed a terrible wrong ... Ben Blackwell wants to make it right. The last time Ben Blackwell saw Rachel Thompson was when her best friend left him at the altar. Now she's suing the Blackwells over river water rights. Rachel's a triple threat - rancher, fellow attorney and single mum - and Ben's plan to win in court hits a snag when mutual attraction blooms.
Skeleton coast, Clive Cussler
Narrowly escaping following a mission on the Congo River, Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon rescue beautiful Sloane Macintyre--who is looking for a lost ship that may be carrying a fortune in diamonds--when her boat is attacked off the African coast and find themselves up against a deranged militant who plans to launch a devastating force of nature against those who oppose him.
Eat right for your type : the original individualized blood type diet solution, Peter D'Adamo
If you've ever suspected that not everyone should eat the same thing or do the same exercise, you're right. In fact, what foods we absorb well and how our bodies handle stress differ with each blood type. Your blood type reflects your internal chemistry. It is the key that unlocks the mysteries of disease, longevity, fitness, and emotional strength. It determines your susceptibility to illness, the foods you should eat, and ways to avoid the most troubling health problems.
Kiss kiss, Roald Dahl
Eleven devious, shocking stories from the master of the unpredictable.
The science teacher's toolbox : hundreds of practical ideas to support your students, Tara Dale
The 2-hour job search : using technology to get the right job faster, Steve Dalton
“Use the latest technology to target potential employers and secure the first interview--no matter your experience, education, or network--with these revised and updated tools and recommendations"-- Provided by publisher.
Handimals : animals in art and nature, Guido Daniele
With a gift for fine art and a lifelong love of nature, Daniele paints magnificent animal subjects on an unconventional canvas--human hands. This awe-inspiring collection showcases 16 creatures along with photos and factual information about the various species. Full color.
Which one doesn't belong? : playing with shapes, Christopher Danielson
“Every page of this innovative picture book contains a thoughtfully designed set of four shapes and the question 'Which one doesn't belong?' Each of the shapes could be a correct answer to the question. Because there is no one right answer, children naturally shift their focus to justifications and arguments based on the shapes' geometric properties."-- Provided by publisher.
How many? : a different kind of counting book, Christopher Danielson
Jewish Anzacs : Jews in the Australian military, Mark Dapin
Over 7000 Jews have fought in Australia's military conflicts, including more than 330 who gave their lives. While Sir John Monash is the best known, in Jewish Anzacs writer and historian Mark Dapin reveals the personal, often extraordinary, stories of many other Jewish servicemen and women: from air aces to POWs, from nurses to generals, from generation to generation.
From the trenches, Mark Dapin
The iron empire, James Dashner
They've sailed on the Santa Maria, defended famous cities from Vikings and Mongols, and come face to face with some of the greatest figures in history. Now, at long last, Dak, Sera, and Riq travel back in time to the moment it all began. Their mission: to save the life of young Alexander the Great. But they are not the only time travelers in ancient Greece. An epic battle against their most dangerous foe awaits them, and history will be written by the victors. Fix the past. Save the future.
47 degrees, Justin D'Ath
Zeelie wonders if they're in danger. When temperatures soar to 47 degrees one hot summer day, 12-year-old Zeelie hopes the nearby bushfires everyone's talking about aren't heading towards her family's new home. What will they do if the wind changes direction? What about their belongings and their beloved pets? And why hasn't her mum and brother returned from Melbourne? Nothing can prepare Zeelie for what's to come.
Into the abyss : a neuropsychiatrist's notes on troubled minds, Anthony S David
We cannot know how to fix a problem until we understand its causes. But even for some of the most common mental health problems, specialists argue over whether the answers lie in the person's biology, their psychology or their circumsta nces. As a cognitive nEuropsychiatrist, Anthony David brings together many fields of enquiry, from social and cognitive psychology to neurology.
Overheard : the art of eavesdropping, Oslo Davis
To overhear is human. If someone wants to shoot their mouth off in public about their private life, it's not your fault if your ear gets in the way. Overhearing is an accidental, victimless pleasure; it arrives by happenstance, free of charge, opening a door to the messy, funny life of an anonymous nobody.
Let me feed you : everyday recipes offering the comfort of home, Rosie Daykin
Rediscover the simple pleasure of cooking for those you love with more than 100 delicious recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and, of course, dessert. Rosie Daykin, founder of Butter Baked Goods and bestselling author of Butter Baked Goods and Butter Celebrates! , realized early on that her talent in life is feeding others. For her, cooking is a way of starting a conversation--a way of saying "thank you," "I love you," or simply "tell me about your day"--with something much tastier than words.
Festive dishes by Nora V. Daza with family and friends, Nora Villanueva Daza
“Without question—when it comes to recipes, Nora Daza’s books are the most credible and the best selling. We have been selling her cookbooks for the last 60 years!” — Socorro C.
Cooking with Sandy Daza, Sandy Daza
“My son, Sandy, is undoubtedly the one who inherited the gastronomic savvy people associate most with the Dazas. He has an uncanny ability of appreciating food’s nuances and subtleties. If food were music, he must have perfect pitch. It’s talent. Sandy is happiest around food and people whether he is cooking, cleaning up, or waiting and serving. These passions are essential for anyone serious about embarking on a culinary career. And of course, there’s that other thing called talent.
Yummy, mommy : healthy cooking for your picky eater, Guzman Tricel Nava De
“This book should be part of every mom’s kitchen arsenal. In this book, Tricel provides bullets of practical information, arm you with recipes that are easy to prepare, resulting in dishes that will hit the spot even for our young picky eaters. With new knowledge from this book and our effort, we hope to say ‘mission accomplished’ when we see our kids happier and healthier because of the food choices we make for them.
The School of Life : an emotional education, Botton Alain De
Emotional intelligence affects every aspect of the way we live, from romantic to professional relationships, from our inner resilience to our social success. It is arguably the single most important skill for surviving the twenty-first century. But what does it really mean? One decade ago, Alain de Botton founded The School of Life, an institute dedicated to understanding and improving our emotional intelligence.
Pete the cat. Five little pumpkins, James Dean
Pete the Cat takes on the classic favourite children's song "Five Little Pumpkins" in James Dean's Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins.
Pete the cat : snow daze, James Dean
After a heavy snowfall cancels school, Pete enjoys his day off, but when one snow day turns into many, he realizes that you can have too much of a good thing.
Pete the cat and the itsy bitsy spider, James Dean
Presents an adaptation of the "Itsy Bitsy Spider," in which Pete and his friends know just how to help succeed.
Sabrina the teenage witch. Volume 2, 1972-1973, Dan DeCarlo
This series collects the history of Sabrina the Teenage Witch from her first appearance in 1962 onward in black and white, in the popular mass-market format of Best of Archie and Archie's Giant Kids' Joke Book. This title should appeal to comic book collectors, pop culture afficianados and fans of comic book history.
Breaking free from OCD : a CBT guide for young people and their families, Jo Derisley
'In this marvelous book the authors provide the key information that teens and families need about OCD and its treatment. Highly recommended not only for patients but also for practitioners looking for material to use in their practices.' 'Do you have troublesome habits that get in the way? Do you have worries that bother you much more than you should? THIS BOOK MAY BE FOR YOU. The hardest thing for anyone to control is their own mind.
Just curious, Jude Deveraux
In the snow-covered hills of Virginia, a young widow finds that miracles really do come in the least expected packages. First appearing as a short story in the anthology Simple Gifts, this festive eBook is now available on its own at an unbeatable price--perfect for new and old fans alike.
One way out, A A Dhand
DCI Harry Virdee has just enough time to get his son and his mother to safety before the bomb blows. But this is merely the beginning. A new and progressive nationalist group, the Patriots, have hidden a second device under one of the city's mosques. In exchange for the safe release of those at Friday prayers, the Patriots want custody of the leaders of extremist group Almukhtaroon the chosen ones. The government does not negotiate with terrorists. Even when thousands of lives are at risk.
Upheaval : how nations cope with crisis and change, Jared M Diamond
In his landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding of what makes civilizations rise and fall. Now he reveals how successful nations recover from crisis.
White fragility : why it's so hard for white people to talk about racism, Robin J DiAngelo
The board game family : reclaim your children from the screen, Ellie Dix
Insults aren't funny : what to do about verbal bullying, Amanda F Doering
“Sensitive, narrative text from illustrated animal characters shows readers what verbal bullying is and provides possible solutions to stop it"-- Provided by publisher.
Good dog, Cori Doerrfeld
When a puppy in need of a friend follows a kind girl into town, he lands himself into all sorts of trouble. He gets lost. He's nearly run over. And he gets chased out of a bakery for being a "bad dog.
The Sweeney sisters : A Novel, Lian Dolan
In full color : finding my place in a black and white world, Rachel Dolezal
A lot of people have made up their minds about Rachel Dolezal. But none of them know her real story. In June 2015, the media "outed" Rachel Dolezal as a white woman who had knowingly been passing" as Black. When asked if she were African American during an interview about the hate crimes directed at her and her family, she hesitated before ending the interview and walking away.
The Lotterys plus one, Emma Donoghue
Once upon a time, two couples with Jamaican, Mohawk, Indian, and Scottish ethnic roots won the lottery and bought a big house where all of them, four adults and seven adopted and biological children, could live together in harmony--but change is inevitable, especially when a disagreeable grandfather comes to stay.
The kids' book of simple machines : cool projects & activities that make science fun, Kelly Doudna
Introduces six simple machines, describing how they work in more complex machinery and how they are used every day.
Confessions of an innocent man : a novel, David R Dow
Rafael Zhettah relishes the simplicity and freedom of his life. He is the owner and head chef of a promising Houston restaurant. A pilot with open access to the boundless Texas horizon. A bachelor, content with having few personal or material attachments that ground him. Then, lightning strikes. When he finds Tieresse --billionaire, philanthropist, sophisticate, bombshell--sitting at one of his tables, he also finds his soul mate and his life starts again.
Archie and me, Frank Doyle
First of a chronological collection of titles featuring the classic series. This is presented in the new higher-end format of Archie Comics Presents, which offers 200+ pages at a value while taking a design cue from successful all-ages graphic novels. For 161 issues, Archie's craziest interactions with Riverdale High principal Mr. Weatherbee were showcased in this classic series.
A guide to the birds of East Africa : a novel, Nicholas Drayson
A guide to the beasts of East Africa, Nicholas Drayson
The last paper crane, Kerry Drewery
Splat the Cat and the lemonade stand, Laura Driscoll
School's out, and Splat can't wait to visit the waterpark, but first he needs make some money-selling lemonade! Splat opens a lemonade stand to make enough money to buy a ticket to the Super Jump Water Park. But when Spike opens another lemonade stand right across the street, Splat is in for some friendly competition.
The Medusa stone, Brul Jack B Du
A spy satellite has uncovered the location of the priceless legendary lost mines of Solomon and now forces are moving to claim the prize, no matter the price.
No ordinary fortune, Judy Duarte
“As vice president of Mendoza Winery, Miami transplant Carlo Mendoza knows most of the famous Fortunes. So when sultry Schuyler Fortunado saunters into the tasting room, claiming a connection to the Texas family, naturally he's suspicious. Which doesn't stop him from hiring her--or desiring her! The divorced restaurateur has vowed to keep his heart off the menu, but this feisty (faux?) Fortune might just change his mind!" --
A life less lonely : what we can all do to lead more connected, kinder lives, Nick Duerden
Loneliness has reached the levels of an epidemic. From the bullied child to the new parent, from the pensioner who has outlived friends and family members to teenagers who manage their social lives through the glow of a mobile phone, it can, and does, affect anyone and everyone, irrespective of age, race or class.
This is home : a novel, Lisa Duffy
A deeply affecting novel about a teenage girl finding her voice and the military wife who moves in downstairs, united in their search for the true meaning of home. Sixteen-year-old Libby Winters lives in Paradise, a seaside town north of Boston that rarely lives up to its name. After the death of her mother, she lives with her father, Bent, in the middle apartment of their triple decker home-Bent's two sisters, Lucy and Desiree, live on the top floor.
A mosaic of wings, Kimberly Duffy
Determined to uphold her father's legacy, newly graduated Nora Shipley joins an entomology research expedition to India to prove herself in the field. In this spellbinding new land, Nora is faced with impossible choices--between saving a young Indian girl and saving her career, and between what she's always thought she wanted and the man she's come to love.
The trouble with perfect, Helena Duggan
A place called Perfect, Helena Duggan
Violet never wanted to move to Perfect. Who wants to live in a town where everyone has to wear glasses to stop them going blind? Violet quickly discovers there's something weird going on - she keeps hearing noises in the night, her mum is acting strange and her dad has disappeared.
Ruthless gods, Emily A Duncan
“The voices that Serefin hears in the darkness, the ones that Nadya believes are her gods, the ones that Malachiasz is desperate to meet--those voices want a stake in the world, and they refuse to stay quiet any longer"-- Provided by publisher.
Checkmate, Dorothy Dunnett
Returning to France to take up arms against England, soldier-scholar Francis Crawford achieves great success on the battlefield, but the dark secrets of his past return to haunt him, in the epic conclusion of the Lymond Chronicles.
The ringed castle, Dorothy Dunnett
The fifth volume in the series following the exploits of 16th-century soldier of fortune Francis Crawford of Lymond. From the silken palace of Suleiman the Magnificent to the barbaric court of Ivan the Terrible, Lymond is bound for Russia, where he fights his way to a position second only to the Tsar.
Pawn in frankincense, Dorothy Dunnett
Part of Dorothy Dunnett's series that explores the intricacies of 16th-century history through the exploits of the soldier Francis Crawford of Lymond.
The disorderly knights, Dorothy Dunnett
Summer, 1551, and Francis Crawford of Lymond is in Malta to assist the Knights of St John defend the island from an invading Turkish fleet. But under a weak leader there is dissension in the ranks of the Knights and the chances of repelling invasion look slim. Here Lymond meets Knight Grand Cross Graham Reid Malett, known as Gabriel, a fellow Scot famed for his virtues.
Stars beyond, S K Dunstall
“The crew of Another Road is back, closer than ever to the biggest score in the galaxy...if they can stay a step ahead of the Justice Department agents and Company men tracking them. An engineer with a fondness for weapons. A captain with no memory. An obsessive gene modder who loves to tinker. Meet the crew of Another Road. Josune, Roystan, and Nika have escaped the company thugs trying to kill them. They've gotten a new spaceship to replace The Road (after it was blown up underneath them).
Wild abandon, Joe Dunthorne
Positive communication : activities to reduce isolation and improve the wellbeing of older adults, Robin Dynes
A collection of over 100 structured activities for use with groups of older people that are designed to improve overall physical health and emotional wellbeing. Each activity comes with specific instructions for delivery along with helpful handouts and additional resources. The effects of social interaction and engagement with older people have been proven to considerably improve quality of life and emotional wellbeing.
Kindred : 12 queer #LoveOzYA stories, Michael Earp
What does it mean to be queer? What does it mean to be human? In this powerful #LoveOzYA collection, twelve of Australia's finest writers from the LGBTQ+ community explore the stories of family, friends, lovers and strangers - the connections that form us. This inclusive and intersectional #OwnVoices anthology for teen readers features work from writers of diverse genders, sexualities and identities, including writers who identify as First Nations, people of colour, or disabled.
The modern herbal dispensatory : a medicine-making guide, Thomas Easley
This comprehensive, full-color guide provides detailed, easy-to-follow instructions for making and using approximately 250 herbal medicines at home, including practical tips and numerous effective formulas developed and tested by the authors, both expert herbalists with years of experience. Readers who appreciate the health-giving properties of herbal medicines but are discouraged by the high price of commercial products can now make their own preparations for a fraction of the cost.
The gathering dusk, Cynthia Eden
Former FBI agent Samantha Dark was one of the most respected profilers in the Bureau, an expert on the twisted minds and dark hearts of the most depraved criminals. But when her own former lover turned out to be the serial killer she was hunting, Samantha's career was destroyed. Blamed for the FBI's failure on the complex case, Samantha left Washington, DC, for the quiet anonymity of Alabama. Now an all-too-familiar killer is hunting once again.
Mad maudlin, Rosemary Edghill
Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary--and Quite Deadly . . .Eric Banyon, better known as Bedlam's Bard, is finally about to graduate from Julliard and enter the Real World and so, with the help of a psychiatrist who specializes in the problems of magicians, he's finally coming to terms with his past. But a spur-of-the-moment trip home to Boston to visit his parents brings him more trouble than even Eric thought possible.
Bedlam's edge, Rosemary Edghill
Mercedes Lackey and Rosemary Edghill are the biggest names in the urban fantasy subgenre-where elves, banshees, trolls, and even stranger creatures walk modern city streets, their presence, and even their existence unsuspected by the human inhabitants.
Miriam's secret, Jerry S Eicher
Jerry S. Eicher brings new characters and surprising challenges to lovers of Amish fiction in the Land of Promise series. In this first book, Miriam Yoder has a secret. Her compassionate care for Amos Bland during his last days resulted in her receiving a large inheritance. When Ivan Mast indicates his intentions at romance, Miriam suspects he's discovered her hidden wealth and has plans that aren't inspired by his love for her.
A blessing for Miriam, Jerry S Eicher
As Miriam Yoder prepares for her wedding to Wayne Yutzy, beautiful Esther Swartz arrives in town, leaving Miriam trying not to let Esther's previous relationship with Wayne cloud her view of Wayne's devotion.
The dyslexic advantage : unlocking the hidden potential of the dyslexic brain, Brock Eide
What links Winston Churchill, Alan Sugar, Richard Branson, Jamie Oliver, David Bailey, Will Smith and countless other high achievers in a huge range of fields? In this paradigm-shifting book, neuro-learning experts Drs Brock and Fernette Eide describe an exciting new brain science that reveals that people with dyslexia have unique brain structure and organisation.
Human(kind) : how reclaiming human worth and embracing radical kindness will bring us back together, Ashlee Eiland
“In Human(Kind), Ashlee Eiland shares her compelling story of being a black woman living on two sides of the fence: as the token black girl in majority-white spaces, and as the "whitewashed" black girl in majority black spaces.
In praise of paths : walking through time and nature, Torbjørn Ekelund
The book of Shane. Part 3, Nick Eliopulos
The war is over and Erdas is rebuilding. It seems everyone is celebrating a new age of peace.Everyone except Shane. Shane wants revenge.The young Conqueror is on the hunt, tracking a target who knows his every move before it happens. He's closing in on his prey--but the closer Shane gets, the more he begins to see patterns in the shadows.Shane can sense a trap is waiting. He's being led down a path that he may not be able to return from. Will he abandon his quest for vengeance . . .
The book of Shane. Part 2, Nick Eliopulos
Now and then, to accomplish something great, you have to do something bad. Shane intends to end the conflict that's devastating Erdas... and to achieve that, he's just done something very bad.While returning home from a fateful victory, the young Conqueror discovers he's being pursued, and must seek cover in a war-torn jungle.But the forest holds dangers of its own, and before long Shane is fighting for his life.
Dalmatian in a digger, Rebecca Elliott
Dugger! Dugger! Digger! What's that noise? It's the booming sound of big construction vehicles, and Little Dalmatian is determined to find out what they are building.
Trip to the pumpkin farm, Rebecca Elliott
Eva Wingdale and her class are excited about their trip to Poppy's Pumpkin Farm, where every year, there is one very large, extra special, thank-you pumpkin; but on the second day of the visit the owls find that the Thank-you Pumpkin has gone missing, and the farm animals are in an uproar -- so Eva and the other owls turn detective to solve the mystery of the missing pumpkin.
Eva's campfire adventure, Rebecca Elliott
Eva Wingdale and her owl classmates are on a camping trip to the other side of the forest, where one of the assignments is to make useful inventions--but Eva and Lucy become totally distracted by the legend of Nellie Wingdale, founder of Treetopolis and her buried treasure, and never finish their project.
1913 : the world before the Great War, Charles Emmerson
Recycled science : bring out your science genius with soda bottles, potato chip bags, and more unexpected stuff, Tammy Enz
“Details how to use cardboard tubes, craft sticks, plastic bottles and jugs, and snack packages in projects that demostrate scientific principles"-- Provided by publisher.
Deep water, Sarah Epstein
A gripping mystery about a missing boy and a group of teenagers, one of whom knows something but isn't telling, from the award-winning author of Small Spaces.
Gallipoli & the Middle East, 1914-1918 : from the Dardanelles to Mesopotamia, Edward J Erickson
The Allied landing and subsequent campaign on the peninsula during World War I is usually known in Britain as the Dardanelles Campaign and in Turkey as the Battle of Canakkale. In Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Newfoundland, the term Gallipoli alone is used to describe the 8 month campaign. In early 1915 Russia was fighting a multi front war against Germany, Austria/Hungary, and Turkey. While it had a sizable army it struggled to deliver sufficient supplies to the troops.
Shakespeare for every day of the year, Allie Esiri
William Shakespeare wrote at least 37 plays, 154 sonnets and a handful of longer poems and you can discover them all here. Each page of Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year contains an extract of his genius - a soliloquy, poem, quote or scene matched to the date. The introductory paragraphs serve as a window into the work, time and life of the greatest writer in the English language.
Telephone : a novel, Percival Everett
“Zach Wells, a laconic geolist-slash-paleobiologist, has the trappings of a comfortable life, yet is not contented. He's expert in the geological history of a cave in the Grand Canyon, but less so where his wife and daughter are concerned. And when his daughter develops unusual vision problems and has a seizure, the world of this family of three crumbles.
Tackling depression at work : a practical guide for employees and managers, Kerrie Eyers
More than 10 per cent of people in the workforce struggle with either temporary or long term depression. This accessible guide offers practical advice on issues and effective strategies for both managers and employees.
Journeys with the black dog : inspirational stories of bringing depression to heel, Kerrie Eyers
Autobiographical stories written by sufferers of depression open the lid on this insidious and often silent disease and chart the journey from first onset to successful management. Inspiring and insightful reading from people who know exactly what it means to bring the black dog to heel.
Managing depression, growing older : a guide for professionals and carers, Kerrie Eyers
“Even when he's grey around the muzzle, the black dog of depression can still deliver a ferocious bite. Depression can strike at any age, and it may appear for the first time as we get older, as a result of life circumstances or our genetic makeup. While older people face the same kinds of mental health issues as younger people, they can find it more difficult to deal with them owing to the stressors which accumulate with age.
Alexander's legacy : to the strongest, Robert Fabbri
Babylon, 323 BC: Alexander the Great is dead, leaving behind him the largest, and most fearsome, empire the world has ever seen. As his final breaths fade in a room of seven bodyguards, Alexander refuses to name a successor. But without a natural heir, who will take the reins? As the news of the king's sudden and unexpected death ripples across the land, leaving all in disbelief, the ruthless battle for the throne begins.
Magnus and the Crossroads Brotherhood, Robert Fabbri
The highly sensitive man : finding strength in sensitivity, Tom Falkenstein
Street without joy : the French debacle in Indochina, Bernard B Fall
First published in 1961, Street without Joy is a classic of military history. Journalist and scholar Bernard Fall vividly captured the sights, sounds, and smells of the brutal- and politically complicated-conflict between the French and the Communist-led Vietnamese nationalists in Indochina.
Charlotte sometimes, Penelope Farmer
When she awakens on her second day at boarding school, a young girl finds she has gone back in time to 1918.
The girl who stole an elephant, Nizrana Farook
Chaya, a no-nonsense, outspoken hero, leads her friends and a gorgeous elephant on a noisy, fraught, joyous adventure through the jungle where revolution is stirring and leeches lurk.
The 30-day money cleanse : take control of your finances, manage your spending, and de-stress your money for good, Gerstley Ashley Feinstein
When were you last happy with your finances? Create lasting happiness with your financial situation - not by creating a blistering budget but by living the life you love! Ashley Feinstein Gerstley was working in financial services when she came to the shocking realization that even she was stressed about her personal finances.
A lady's past, A S Fenichel
The greatest risk--for the sweetest reward ... His fiancée's betrayal nearly cost Jacques Laurent everything. Despite his resolve not to trust anyone again, he can't abandon the young woman he finds alone on the road to London. In the brief hours they spend together, the enigmatic Diana touches his heart in a way he can't explain. Even after bringing her to the Everton Domestic Society for safekeeping, he can't get her out of his thoughts.
The girl who reads on the métro, Christine FéretFleury
“When Juliette takes the métro to her loathed office job each morning, her only escape is in books - she avidly reads on her journey and imagines what her fellow commuters' choices might say about them. But when, one day, she decides to alight the train a few stops early and meets Soliman - the mysterious owner of the most enchanting bookshop Juliette has ever seen - she is sure her life will never be the same again . . .
I let him go : a mohter's hearbreaking true story of the murder that shocked the world, Denise Fergus
On 12th February 1993, Denise Fergus' life changed forever. As she was running errands at New Strand Shopping Centre, she let go of her two-year-old son's hand for a few seconds to take out her purse. Denise never saw her son again. For the first time since that moment 25 years ago, Denise tells her extraordinary story in this heart-wrenching book, an unflinching account of that terrible day.
The summer fields, L P Fergusson
Is the pain of loss a price worth paying for true love? In the year 1704, dairy maid Elen Griffiths' immunity to the smallpox plaguing England should be a blessing. But it feels more like a curse when she is selected to leave her home and nurse high-born Viscount Mordiford through the illness within the confines of Duntisbourne Hall. There, Elen finds a horribly afflicted patient but she also discovers a friend in Ned Harley, the charming valet.
Star Wars. The Original Trilogy : a graphic novel, Alessandro Ferrari
“Everyone's favorite tale of good versus evil takes on a whole new look in this graphic novel! Join Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Darth Vader, and the rest of the heroes and villains from a galaxy far, far away in this graphic novel collection that retells the original three Star Wars films: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi. You'll experience the saga in a way you never have before!" -- back cover.
I, said the fly, Elizabeth Ferrars
Designs on life : short stories, Elizabeth Ferrars
Enough to kill a horse, Elizabeth Ferrars
When Fanny Lynam wants to give a dinner party, she has trouble arranging it because of all the conflicts and estrangements among her friends.
Give a corpse a bad name, Elizabeth Ferrars
Rehearsals for murder, Elizabeth Ferrars
To the ends of the earth, Ranulph Fiennes
The shadow of the Lion, Eric Filnt
It is the year 1537. The great winged Lion stares over a Venice where magic thrives. The rich Venetian Republic is a bastion of independence and tolerance. Perhaps for that reason, it is also corrupt, and rotten with intrigue.But for the young brothers Marco and Benito Valdosta, vagabond and thief, Venice is simply-home. They have no idea that they stand at the center of the city's coming struggle for its very life. They know nothing of the powerful forces moving in the background.
Judgment, Joseph Finder
A terrifying conspiracy traps a female judge in an impossible dilemma.
House on fire, Joseph Finder
The Regiment : 15 years in the SAS, Rusty Firmin
One giant leap : the impossible mission that flew us to the moon, Charles Fishman
The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon. President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress that the United States should land a man on the Moon by 1970. No group was more surprised than the scientists and engineers at NASA, who suddenly had less than a decade to invent space travel. When Kennedy announced that goal, no one knew how to navigate to the Moon.
Night for day, Patrick Flanery
Los Angeles, 1950. Over the course of a single day, two friends grapple with the moral and professional uncertainties of the escalating Communist witch-hunt in Hollywood. Director John Marsh races to convince his actress wife not to turn informant for the House Committee on Un-American Activities, while leftist screenwriter Desmond Frank confronts the possibility of exile to live and work without fear of being blacklisted.
Do you know what? : the world according to Freddie Flintoff, Andrew Flintoff
Freddie Flintoff is known for his canny and hilarious opinions on everything from teammates ('Pietersen would turn up to the opening of an envelope') to turning up at No. 10 drunk. In 'Do You Know What?' our favourite sportsman-turned-comedian expels a deliciously eclectic and entertaining smorgasbord of anecdotes, impressions, reflections, ruminations, musings, cogitations, observations, rants, confessions and pearls of wisdom on all aspects of life's rich tapestry.
The original Australians : the story of the aboriginal people, Josephine Flood
Everything you'd like to know about Aboriginal Australia past and present, presented in an accessible, authoritative and straightforward style. An updated edition of a national bestseller.
Pursuit of honour, Vince Flynn
Mitch Rapp is on the trail of the traitor within. Honour must be satisfied. In this latest action packed addition to the Mitch Rapp saga, Flynn returns to the secretive world of fearless Americans who must risk their lives for their country's security, fighting a covert war that can never be discussed, even with their own political leaders.
Extreme measures, Vince Flynn
Laced with political intrigue, "Extreme measures" spotlights a lethal yet likable hero whose covert operations against terrorists save the lives of thousands. But as Mike Nash soldiers on without accolades or applause, he is blindsided by a betrayal he never expects.
Love after dark, Marie Force
Paul Martinez has been run ragged by the demands of managing the family's landscaping business and his mother's battle with dementia. It's been so long since he had sex, he can't remember the last time. The arrival of nurse Hope Russell brought some badly needed help to Paul and his brother Alex in managing their mother's illness, but Hope's presence has sparked a whole new problem for Paul⁰́₄lusting after one of his employees, something his late father would never condone.
Parade's end, Ford Madox Ford
Parade's End is the story of Christopher Tietjens and his progress from the secure world of Edwardian England into the First World War and beyond. Tietjens embodies the values of that ordered, predictable, hierarchic society of pre-1914. Contrasted with him and portrayed with equal clarity and depth is his wife Sylvia - beautiful, arrogant, reckless - a symbol of the new times.
Living like a runaway : a memoir, Lita Ford
Alchemy of herbs : transform everyday ingredients into foods & remedies that heal, Rosalee de la Forêt
“Just as alchemists transform the ordinary into the extraordinary, with this book you can transform everyday herbs and spices into effective healing herbal remedies. Rosalee de la Foret, a clinical herbalist and education director at, examines the history and modern-day use of 29 herbs, offering clinical studies to support their healing properties.
The elements of pizza : unlocking the secrets to world-class pies at home, Ken Forkish
The Elements of Pizza breaks down each step of the pizza-making process, from choosing a dough to shaping your pie to selecting cheeses and toppings that will work for your home kitchen setup.
Flour water salt yeast : the fundamentals of artisan bread and pizza, Ken Forkish
“From Portland's most acclaimed and beloved baker comes this must-have baking guide, featuring scores of recipes for world-class breads and pizzas and a variety of schedules suited for the home baker. In Flour Water Salt Yeast, author Ken Forkish demonstrates that high-quality artisan bread and pizza is within the reach of any home baker. Whether it's a basic straight dough, dough made with a pre-ferment, or a complex levain, each of Forkish's impeccable recipes yields exceptional results.
The unsettling stars, Alan Dean Foster
Taking place in an alternate timeline created when the Starship Kelvin was destroyed by a Romulan invader from the future, this all-new tale follows Captain James T. Kirk and an inexperienced crew commandeering a repaired U.S.S. Enterprise out of spacedock for a simple shakedown cruise. When a distress call comes in, the Enterprise must aid a large colony ship of alien refugees known as the Perenoreans, who are under siege by an unknown enemy.
Summer darlings, Brooke Lea Foster
“In 1962, coed Heddy Winsome leaves her hardscrabble Irish Brooklyn neighborhood behind and ferries to glamorous Martha's Vineyard to nanny for one of the wealthiest families on the island. But as she grows enamored with the alluring and seemingly perfect young couple and chases after their two mischievous children, Heddy discovers that her academic scholarship at Wellesley has been revoked, putting her entire future at risk.
Tracing your Great War ancestors : the Gallipoli Campaign : a guide for family historians, Simon Fowler
Do you have an ancestor who served in the Gallipoli campaign in the First World War? Perhaps you have thought of visiting the battlefields in Turkey and the monuments that commemorate them, and want to find out exactly where and when your ancestor served and what part he played in the landings and the fighting that followed? This practical and informative handbook is an ideal guide to the struggle for the Gallipoli peninsula and the stories of the men who took part in it.
The bureau of lost souls : short stories, Christopher Fowler
Flesh wounds : short stories, Christopher Fowler
Red gloves : short stories. Vols. 1 & 2, Christopher Fowler
City jitters : short stories, Christopher Fowler
Sharper knives : short stories, Christopher Fowler
The girl she was, Rebecca Freeborn
Can't fight the moonlight, Barbara Freethy
The Steam Whistle Theatre Company, Vivian French
The wonderful adventures of a family theatre-troupe, touring Victorian England by train - a high-octane, high-drama romp, with a colourful company of characters. Dark and deadly deeds, piratical plots, lost heiresses and poor little orphans - Vivian French conjures up the very spirit of Victorian theatre in a fabulous new novel for middle-grade readers. To avoid financial ruin, the Bottle family's theatre-troupe has left London behind, travelling to the north of England by train.
A rose for the Anzac boys, Jackie French
“The story starts in 1915. Midge Macpherson is at school in England, having been sent there from New Zealand after her father's death. Her brothers are both serving in the war; her younger brother was last heard of at the Gallipoli campaign earlier that year. Her cousins are serving in the British army. Keen to 'do their bit' for the war effort, Midge and her school friends, Ethel and Anne, start up a canteen behind the front in France.
Detective Dan, Vivian French
Ultimate price : the value we place on life, Howard Steven Friedman
“Ultimate Price shows a multitude of ways people's lives are being valued, explains the methods involved and then forcefully argues against the rampant unfairness in the system. These price tags on human life often value young lives more than old, rich more than poor, white Americans more than black Americans, Americans more than foreigners and relatives more than strangers.
Hero complex, Margaux Froley
More than 70 years after Pearl Harbor drew the US into World War II, a sinister secret, remnants of covert research done by the Army. haunts the Keaton School. Less than a month has passed since Devon Mackintosh uncovered the truth about the apparent suicide of Keaton's golden boy and her unrequited love, Hutch. But that doesn't mean the danger is over. Her own life has been threatened.
Wear, repair, repurpose : a maker's guide to mending and upcycling clothes, Lily Fulop
“Reclaim your clothes and reduce fashion waste with illustrated instructions for mending and more Replacing buttons, darning socks, and other mending skills have largely been lost to the decades. Yet, as the eco-conscious are ditching fast fashion, these techniques are being rediscovered as easy methods to revamp closets with personal flair-hello, visible mending-and sustainability.
Chu's day, Neil Gaiman
Meet Chu. Chu is a small panda with a very big sneeze. When Chu sneezes, you really don't want to get in the way. But a whole day of adventure will test Chu's sneeze-resisting powers to the limit - there's the library (dusty books!), the diner (pepper!), and then the circus (all those animals!). How big can a sneeze really be? Just wait and see.
Chu's day at the beach, Neil Gaiman
Chu, the little panda with the BIG sneeze, is BACK ₆ and this time he's going to the seaside! Like all pandas, Chu LOVES the seaside. There are seagulls and rock pools and ice cream.
The first year, Genevieve Gannon
The first year of marriage is hard no matter what. Throw in jealous exes, high-pressure careers and two wildly different families, and the degree of difficulty goes up a few more notches. Determined to beat the odds, one couple comes up with a plan to keep their romance alive - but life has other ideas. Saskia is an up-and-coming jewellery designer, waiting tables at a trendy cafe to keep her fledgling company afloat.
Chasing Chris Campbell, Genevieve Gannon
Violet is saving money: living on rice and beans and denying herself chocolate eclairs in the name of saving for a home deposit. Once they save enough, she and Michael can buy a house, settle down in the suburbs and live happily ever after. But when Michael does the unthinkable, Violet is forced to rethink her life choices.
Eat joy : stories & comfort food from 31 celebrated writers, Natalie Eve Garrett
“Food binds this book together, and each beautifully told story circles life's truths in ways that are surprising, often revelatory, and always moving. It's impossible not to love Eat Joy , and equally impossible not to want to bake and eat these dishes while reading. It's an extraordinary collection.
Pick, spit & scratch! : the science of disgusting habits, Julia Garstecki
“All kids have bad habits. But do we ever stop to think that there's a bit of science behind these habits? Each spread in Pick, Spit & Scratch! describes a specific bad habit, and provides multilayered reading opportunities in the form of weird, disgusting facts, and jokes that ratchet up the gross factor by relating bad habits to relatable concepts for kids."-- Provided by publisher.
Cross Country : a 3,700-Mile Run to Explore Unseen America, Rickey Gates
In 2017, professional runner Rickey Gates ran 3,700 miles across the continental United States with just a small backpack and an anthropologist's curiosity to discover the divided America in which we live. In the book Cross Country, Gates documents this epic experience from South Carolina to San Francisco, sharing first-person essays, interviews, and over 200 photographs of the ordinary and extraordinary people and places he saw along the way.
A very murderous Christmas : ten classic crime stories for the festive season, Cecily Gayford
The Christmas season is one of comfort and joy, sparkling lights and steam rising from cups of mulled wine at frosty carol services. A season of goodwill to all men, as families and friends come together to forget their differences and celebrate the year together.Unless, of course, you happen to be harbouring a grudge. Or hiding a guilty secret. Or you want something so much you just have to have it - whatever the cost.
Fire in Paradise : an American tragedy, Alastair Gee
Bay Area-based reporters for The Guardian Alastair Gee and Dani Anguiano relate the story of the worst American wildfire in a century, weaving together a portrait of the remarkable California community of 27,000 souls, destroyed wholesale in a fire that left 86 dead, while offering a bigger-picture exploration of the science of wildfires in a time of dramatic climate change.
My Driver, Maggie Gee
Vanessa Henman, a plucky but accident-prone white writer, flies from London to Uganda for an African writers' conference. She also means to visit her former cleaner, Ugandan Mary Tendo, now the successful Executive Housekeeper of Kampala's up-market Sheraton Hotel. But Mary has her own agenda: her son Jamil is missing, and she has secretly summoned Vanessa's beloved ex-husband Trevor, a plumber, to her home village to build a new well.
A survival guide to parenting teens : talking to your kids about sexting, drinking, drugs, and other things that freak you out, Joani Geltman
Defiant toddlers ... Back talking gradeschoolers ... Nothing is as challenging as the landmines encountered by parents of teenagers. Online bullying, sexting, hook ups, pot smoking, depression--what parent knows how to handle these explosive problems? A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens offers the solutions. Covering a broad range of issues--80 different topics in all--this straight-talking guide helps parents understand why teenagers behave the way they do.
Freya Stark : passionate nomad, Jane Fletcher Geniesse
Half baked harvest super simple : 150 recipes for instant, overnight, meal-prepped, and easy comfort foods, Tieghan Gerard
From the author of Half Baked Harvest comes her second cookbook with 125 show-stopping recipes made simple: fewer ingredients, fool-proof meal-prepping, easy entertaining, and everything in between. Tieghan Gerard is known, both on her blog and in her debut cookbook, Half Baked Harvest Cookbook, for her stunningly beautiful meals and thoughtful recipes that taste even better than they look.
The shape of night, Tess Gerritsen
Why women have better sex under socialism and other arguments for economic independence, Kristen Rogheh Ghodsee
The argument of this book can be summed up succinctly: unregulated capitalism is bad for women, and if we adopt some ideas from socialism, women will have better lives. If done properly, socialism leads to economic independence, better labour conditions, better work/family balance, and, yes, even better sex. That's it. If you like the idea of such outcomes, then come along for an exploration of how we might change things.
The prophet, Kahlil Gibran
Lost lights of St Kilda, Elisabeth Gifford
Fathoms : the world in the whale, Rebecca Giggs
Stage dreams, Melanie Gillman
In 1861, Grace, a runaway, and Flor, a stagecoach robber, join forces to thwart a plan by the Confederate Army in the New Mexico Territory.
Mindfulness for black dogs & blue days : finding a path through depression, Richard Gilpin
Mindfulness for Black Dogs & Blue Days is an enlightening insight into depression - an experience that will affect one in five of us at some point in our lives. Richard Gilpin shares his ongoing journey with his 'black dog' - shedding light on this often misunderstood subject - and explores how the art and practice of mindfulness can help to train and mind that faithful companion. The book also includes short contributions from internationally recognized experts in the field of mindulfness.
Rebel talent : why it pays to break the rules at work and in life, Francesca Gino
Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino shows us why creative rebellion is essential at work and in life, and why the most successful among us are those who break the rules.One of the world's best chefs; a pilot who brought passengers and crew to safety in a dire situation; a woman who fought discrimination to make others better off; a magician who made history; a company founder who worked with his team to create movies that engage young and old alike.
Rick, Alex Gino
Eleven-year-old Rick Ramsey has generally gone along with everybody, just not making waves, even though he is increasingly uncomfortable with his father's jokes about girls, and his best friend's explicit talk about sex; but now in middle school he discovers the Rainbow Spectrum club, where kids of many genders and identities can express themselves--and maybe among them he can find new friends and discover his own identity, which may just be to opt out of sex altogether.
Archie giant comics medley, George Gladir
Collects 480 pages of iconic Archie tales in this one amazing volume! Follow America's favorite red-head as he navigates the pressures of the American teenager in the awkward, charming, and hilarious way you've come to know and love.
Princess in practice, Connie Glynn
Lottie Pumpkin is an ordinary girl who longs to be a princess, attending Rosewood Hall on a scholarship. Ellie Wolf is a princess who longs to be ordinary, attending Rosewood Hall to avoid her royal duties in the kingdom of Maradova. When fate puts the two fourteen-year-olds in the same dorm, it seems like a natural solution to swap identities after all, everyone mistakenly believes Lottie to be the princess anyway.
Undercover princess, Connie Glynn
When fairy tale obsessed Lottie Pumpkin starts at the infamous Rosewood Hall, she is not expecting to share a room with the Crown Princess of Maradova, Ellie Wolf.Due to a series of lies and coincidences, 14-year-old Lottie finds herself pretending to be the princess so that Ellie can live a more normal teenage life. lottie is thrust into the real world of royalty - a world filled with secrets, intrigue and betrayal.
The lost princess, Connie Glynn
Ellie is a rebellious princess hiding her real identity. Lottie is her Portman, acting as the princess for the public to shield Ellie from scrutiny. Jamie is Ellie's Partizan, a lifelong bodyguard sworn to protect the princess at any cost. Together they are attempting to stay safe from Leviathan, a group determined to take the princess for unknown reasons.
New Pompeii, Daniel Godfrey
In the race to control renewable power, an energy giant stumbles on a controversial technology: the ability to transport matter from the deep past. Their biggest secret is New Pompeii, a replica city filled with Romans, pulled through time just before the volcanic eruption. Nick Houghton doesn't know why he's been chosen to be the company's historical advisor. He's just excited to be there. Until he starts to wonder what happened to his predecessor.
The escape room, Megan Goldin
'Welcome to the escape room. Your goal is simple. Get out alive.' In the lucrative world of Wall Street finance, Vincent, Jules, Sylvie and Sam are the ultimate high-flyers. Ruthlessly ambitious, they make billion-dollar deals and live lives of outrageous luxury. Getting rich is all that matters, and they'll do anything to get ahead. When the four of them become trapped in an elevator escape room, things start to go horribly wrong.
The little adobo book, Gene Gonzalez
Part of the Pinoy Classic Cuisine Series, a collection of little books on Philippine cuisine and beverage, which serves as an easy, fast guide for today’s cosmopolitan kitchens and busy bodies. This little cookbook is packed with recipes for Adobong Crispy Pata, Sinaing na Tambakol sa Bawang at Kamias, Bringhe, Pininyahang Adobo, and many more variations of the Filipino favourite adobo that can be served all day long.
His unexpected Amish Twins, Rachel J Good
“When Micah Miller's brother and sister-in-law are killed in a buggy accident, he's devastated. But he fulfills the promise he made when their twins were born seven years earlier: to raise Jabin and Chloe should tragedy strike. Still, coping with the children's grief as well as his own, requires extra support. He's surprised to find an Amish farm that offers just that ... Hope Graber had to find a way to save the family farm after her daed's health forced him to stop breeding horses.
Kids cook! : 100+ super-easy, delicious recipes, Housekeeping Institute Good
Good Housekeeping has created the perfect cookbook for kids of all ages eager to step in the kitchen. It features more than 100 delicious, fail-safe recipes from burgers and pizzas to salads and cookies accompanied by tempting photographs and basic kitchen and cooking how-tos.
House of hidden wonders, Sharon Gosling
A thing of blood, Robert Gott
The fatally over-confident hero of Good Murder returns to pit his meagre detective skills against military intelligence, belligerent in-laws, a town full of G.I.s, and a creepy conspiracy to bring on an Australian sectarian nightmare. Failed Shakespearean actor and would-be private detective William Power returns to Melbourne in disgrace after his disastrous brush with theatre and murder in Maryborough.
The autumn murders, Robert Gott
The series that began with The Holiday Murders and The Port Fairy Murders now continues with The Autumn Murders. In the autumn of 1944, George Starling prepares to exact revenge on the person he hates most in the world (and Starling has a long list of people he hates), Detective Joe Sable of the Melbourne Homicide division. Driven by his dark passion for Nazism, Starling is going to make sure that nothing and no one will stand in his way and survive. Homicide is in turmoil.
Grave danger : a thriller short, Heather Graham
In this Thriller Short, Heather Graham shows off the skills that led International Thriller Writers to grant her their highest award as a Thriller Master. Graveyards, zombies and werewolves don't scare Ali MacGregor. Why should they? She's a special effects whiz who creates them. Her ex-boyfriend Greg Austin is a detective with the LAPD, tracking down the serial killer known as the Slasher.
One wintry night, Ruth Bell Graham
Injured during a snowstorm, young Zeb Morris finds refuge in the mountain cabin his grandfather helped to build and is cared for by the current owner, a woman who shares with him the Christmas story, from Creation to Resurrection.
Marriage at first sight, Lynne Graham
Jewel in his crown: Sheikh Prince Raja al-Somari knows that sacrificing his freedom for the good of his country isn't a choice, it's a duty. But he's going to have to use more pleasurable tactics to convince his new bride...
Making cushions and pillows : 60 cushions and pillows to sew, stitch, knit and crochet, Saether Nina Granlund
Indulge your renovation addiction with handmade pillows to give every couch, bed, and room a personal touch. This is a fabulous collection of sixty contemporary cushion designs to transform your home. Using a range of different techniques from crochet to knitted intarsia motifs, cross stitch, and embroidery, you can create cushions to suit any living space. Sewers of all abilities will find endless, gorgeous designs and a fully illustrated techniques section.
The secret lives of introverts : inside our hidden world, Jenn Granneman
Is there a hidden part of you that no one else sees? Do you have a vivid inner world of thoughts and emotions that your peers and loved ones can't seem to access? Have you ever been told you're too quiet," shy," boring," or awkward"? Are your habits and comfort zones questioned by a society that doesn't seem to get the real you? If so, you might be an introvert.
Allies, Alan Gratz
It is June 6, 1944, D-Day, and Dee Carpenter (true name Dietrich Zimmermann), an underage private in the United States Army, is headed for Omaha Beach, seeking revenge for his uncle, who was arrested by Nazis when Dee was a little boy; meanwhile, Samira Zidano, an eleven-year old French-Algerian girl is looking for the French resistance, desperate to deliver the message that the invasion is about to begin, and get their help in freeing her mother--this is the most important day of the twentieth .
A sister's wish, Shelley Shepard Gray
Amelia Kinsinger may seem like the perfect Amish woman, but she is harbouring a secret: She's been in love with bad boy Simon Hochstetler for as long as she can remember. Life hasn't been kind to Simon. He ran away from an abusive home and landed in prison. Now back in Charm, he's determined to put his wild past behind him and make a new life.
Chicken mission : danger in the deep dark woods, Jennifer Gray
Young chicken Amy Cluckbucket dreams of escaping from Perrin's farm to a life of chicken adventure. One day Amy receives a summons to the Kung Foo School for Poultry in Tibet where she learns she is to become part of an elite chicken squad whose mission is to defeat their evil predators. It sounds like a dream come true for Amy but she's disappointed to find that fellow squad members, Ruth and Boo, don't seem to want to make friends.
Atticus Claw on the misty moor, Jennifer Gray
Atticus Claw settles a score, Jennifer Gray
Atticus Grammatticus Cattypus Claw, the world's greatest REFORMED cat burglar is back. This time, the tabby with talent is on the right side of the law. And when Jimmy Magpie and his gang are busted out of jail by a mysterious villain and an evil cat called Ginger Biscuit, Atticus knows from bitter experience he's going to need all his skill and courage to catch them.
Atticus Claw goes ashore, Jennifer Gray
Atticus is on beach tidying duty with the kittens when he finds a message in a bottle from Fishhook Frank. Fishhook is marooned on a desert island, but he promises Atticus treasure in exchange for his rescue! The treasure in question is the Casket of Desires, which contains a sleeping mermaid who has the power to grant any wish. But it is hidden in the deepest darkest part of the ocean, protected by the most hideous, fearsome sea-creatures known to pirate lore.
Atticus Claw learns to draw, Jennifer Gray
Famous works of art are going missing. Atticus is on the case. The prime suspect is Ricardo Butteredsconi - Italian theme park entrepreneur and art connoisseur. Then Inspector Cheddar goes missing from the Tate Modern, and Atticus and his friends suspect Butteredsconi and his evil pet pig.
Chaos in Cluckbridge, Jennifer Gray
Chickens ... we've got a cobra problem! Danger is looming over Cluckbridge Town. A cobra has escaped from the local zoom and is after the local birdlife. And if that isn't bad enough, the dastardly Most Wanted Club are back and causing trouble, too.
Atticus Claw breaks the law, Jennifer Gray
When Atticus receives an anonymous message summoning him to a meeting in a sleepy English coastal town, he packs his bags and sets off. The world's greatest cat burglar likes a good mystery and this time curiosity has got the better of him. The writer of the message, it turns out, is none other than Jimmy the Magpie, gang leader. He is morning the death of his friend Beaky, who has been run over by a Rolls Royce. Now he wants Atticus to steal all the jewels in town and leave the humans baffled.
Atticus Claw lends a paw, Jennifer Gray
The mystery of Stormy Island, Jennifer Gray
The toughest Chicken Mission yet! All's quiet at Chicken HQ - but not for long. A new villain is on the scene: Vladimir Raptorov, an owl with more than mice in his sights.
Atticus Claw hears a roar, Jennifer Gray
Everyone's favorite cat detective is back! Atticus finds a mysterious case in the attic and inside is a book leading to the treasure of the lost jaguar gods and to a jungle adventure with the Cheddar family. The seventh book in the Atticus Claw series.
Chicken Mission : the curse of Fogsham Farm, Jennifer Gray
In the lonely village of Fogsham, vampire mink Stella von Fangula, has risen from the grave. Her aim: to suck the blood of chickens in a bid for eternal life. In an attempt to stop Fangula, Professor Rooster orders his elite chicken squad to the scene. What he hasn't bargained on is the devious plotting of his archrival, Thaddeus E Fox and his MOST WANTED gang of criminals.
The trustworthy one, Shelley Shepard Gray
“New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray returns to the charming and evocative Walnut Creek Series with an unforgettable novel following one broken young woman whose search for peace leads her back to her hometown, where she rediscovers her faith and reconnects with those she loves most"-- Provided by publisher.
Big fit girl, Louise Green
The princess rules, Philippa Gregory
“Princess Florizella was friends with some of the princesses who had studied the Princess Rules, and behaved just as the Rules said they should. Florizella thought their hair was lovely: so golden and so very long. And their clothes were nice: so richly embroidered. And their shoes were delightful: so tiny and handmade in silk.
The Lone Star ranger, Zane Grey
So it was in him, then-an inherited fighting instinct, a driving intensity to kill. He was the last of the Duanes, that old fighting stock of Texas. But not the memory of his dead father, nor the pleading of his soft-voiced mother, nor the warning of this uncle who stood before him now, had brought to Buck Duane so much realization of the dark passionate strain in his blood.
A pattern of islands, Arthur Grimble
Arthur Grimble was sent to the Gilbert and Ellice islands as a colonial administrator in the twilight of the Edwardian era. He lived there for the next twenty-five years and developed a rare passion for the language, life and landscape of the place.
Professional pet sitting for love & money, Jeffrey Grognet
Build a career around your love for animals by tapping into the profitable business of pet sitting. Dr. Jeff provides step-by-step guidelines, from starting with a few clients part-time, to creating a business in the six figures. Useful, forms are available at the Veterinary Assistant Learning Center.You'll learn about business plans, insurance, hiring employees, accounting, initial meetings, setting fees, and marketing.
Magicians #5, Lev Grossman
Magicians #3, Lev Grossman
Magicians #4, Lev Grossman
A stylish guide to classic sewing : explore 30 timeless garments with history, styling & tips for ready-to-wear results, Sarah Gunn
Discover the secrets to sewing a stylish wardrobe with staying power! This inspirational guide walks you through thirty timeless garments to sew now and forever.
Teamwork trouble, Dan Gutman
Ryan wants to form a curling team at school with A.J. and Andrea, but soon trouble amongst his teammates threatens to end their season early.
Miss Porter is out of order!, Dan Gutman
A.J. and his friends get a Personal Digital Assistant named Miss Porter as a substitute teacher, who can order pizza and tell endless jokes, but grows power-hungry when her system is changed and tries to take over Ella Mentary School.
Evie in the jungle, Matt Haig
Twelve-year-old Evie has a talent. She can hear what animals are thinking and she can talk to them with her mind. When Evie goes on a trip to the Amazon rainforest, her powers are put to the test. She makes friends with pink river dolphins, must save an injured sloth, and discovers the secret life of a jaguar. Soon she sees that the jungle is in serious and deadly danger, and comes up with a rather risky plan to help save it.
A bully-free school, Pamela Hall
Describes how children may be bullied at school and how to handle those behaviors.
The problem with me : and other essays about making trouble in China today, Han Han
Han Han is the most influential (and provocative) young person in China, equally beloved and reviled for the satirical wit with which he takes on everyone from corrupt politicians to ludicrous protestors.
Everybody writes : your go-to guide to creating ridiculously good content, Ann Handley
“Finally a go-to guide to creating and publishing the kind of content that will make your business thrive. Everybody Writes is a go-to guide to attracting and retaining customers through stellar online communication, because in our content-driven world, every one of us is, in fact, a writer. If you have a web site, you are a publisher. If you are on social media, you are in marketing. And that means that we are all relying on our words to carry our marketing messages. We are all writers.
The complete book of cat & dog health, Lise Hansen
A complete and comprehensive guide to health care for cats and dogs, providing invaluable advice on essential aspects of care, such as diet and vaccinations, as well as a guide to holistic treatments. The first part of the book describes the main lifestyle choices every dog and cat owner makes, whether or not they are aware of them: settling in a new puppy or kitten, vaccination, neutering, diet, finding the right veterinarian, and caring for the aging animal.
Below deck, Sophie Hardcastle
Below Deck is a debut novel from Sophie Hardcastle. A heartbreakingly poetic and haunting story about the vagaries of consent, about who has the space to speak and who is believed.
The evolution of fear, Paul E Hardisty
The abrupt physics of dying, Paul E Hardisty
Claymore Straker is trying to forget a violent past. Working as an oil company engineer in the wilds of Yemen, he is hijacked at gunpoint by Islamic terrorists. Clay has a choice: help uncover the cause of a mysterious sickness afflicting the village of Al Urush, close to the company's oil-processing facility, or watch Abdulkader, his driver and close friend, die.
Reconciliation for the dead, Paul E Hardisty
Fresh from events in Yemen and Cyprus, vigilante justice-seeker Claymore Straker returns to South Africa, seeking absolution for the sins of his past.
The soul of a doctor : Harvard Medical students face life and death, Gordon Harper
“By the time most of us meet our doctors, they've been in practice for a number of years. Often they seem aloof, uncaring, and hurried. Of course, they're not all like that, and most didn't start out that way. Here are voices of third-year students just as they begin to take on clinical responsibilities.
The joy of falling, Lindsay Harrel
“Lindsay Harrel presents a powerful story of heartbreak, healing, and what it means to be truly alive"-- Provided by publisher.
365 weird & wonderful science experiments : an experiment for every day of the year, Elizabeth Snoke Harris
The whole world is a laboratory, and with 365 safe and fun experiments and activities, this is the ultimate lab book for kids.
Budgerigar : how a brave, chatty and colourful little Aussie bird stole the world's heart, Sarah Harris
A curiosity of everything you ever wanted to know (or realised you never knew) about budgies.
Plunge into the pirate pool, Caryl Hart
How to find Egyptian treasure, Caryl Hart
Albie is putting the finishing touches to his sandcastle when a mysterious wind blows him all the way to Ancient Egypt! There he finds Tuti and Anka, the Pharaoh's children, and together they go on an exciting adventure to hunt for some lost treasure.
A brief history of puzzles : 120 of the world's most baffling brainteasers from the Sphinx to sudoku, William Hartston
How not to be a hot mess : a semi-Buddhist guide for surviving modern life, Craig Hase
“The dumpster fire of life rages on, but you got this. Six good rules to keep you grounded, weather the sh*tstorm, and actually be a decent person. It may seem like the world's going to hell in a handbasket right now. Whether it's the big stuff like politics, family dynamics, and climate change, or the little stuff like paying your bills, getting to work on time, and fending off social media trolls, we can all admit, life's no cakewalk.
Fierce, free, and full of fire : the guide to being glorious you, Jen Hatmaker
Jen Hatmaker, with cheeky candor and fearlessness, guides readers to a deep dive into how they are wired and provides them with the tools to walk in that identity with freedom and guts. Stuck in people-pleasing or fear, many women hide and pretend, then end up sidelined in their own lives. But what they want is to be brave, to claim every gift, dream, quirk, and emotion inside, to stop performing and start living.
Her royal highness, Rachel Hawkins
An American girl goes to an exclusive Scottish boarding school where she becomes the roommate, best friend, and girlfriend of a royal princess.
21 days to master affirmations, Louise L Hay
Best hair book ever! : cute cuts, sweet styles and tons of tress tips, Kelsey Haywood
Killer tricks and tips on having amazing hair every day, from the best cut for your lovely locks to simple-yet-stunning updos and gorgeous styles, and even the secrets guaranteed to make your hair behave.
Wilful blindness : why we ignore the obvious at our peril, Margaret Heffernan
In this book, distinguished businesswoman and writer Margaret Heffernan examines the phenomenon of wilful blindness. Drawing on a wide array of sources, from psychological studies and social statistics to interviews with the relevant protagonists, she examines what it is about human nature which makes us prone to wilful blindness.
What to say when you talk to your self, Shad Helmstetter
The international Self-Talk best-seller, updated in this new eBook edition. Each of us is programmed from birth on, and as much as 75% or more of our programming may be negative or working against us. In this newly updated and revised eBook edition, Shad Helmstetter shows the reader how to erase and replace past mental programmes with healthy, new programming.
Advanced top bar beekeeping : next steps for the thinking beekeeper, Christy Hemenway
“Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping provides a wealth of information for backyard beekeepers ready to take the next step with this economical, bee-friendly approach. Practical techniques are combined with an in-depth analysis of the threats posed to pollinators by climate change and industrial agriculture, rounded out by an inspiring vision of restoring bee populations through organic farming and chemical-free beekeeping."-- Provided by publisher.
The snows of Kilimanjaro : short story, Ernest Hemingway
Harry Street a frustrated author/big game hunter, lies dying in the shadow of Africa's Mount Kilmanjaro, reliving his life, adventures, ambitions, frustrations and many loves. Wounded both in his leg and in spirit, he lapses in and out of consciousness while memories of his lovelife pass before his eyes: from the spoilt countess who sought to possess him to the one who loved but left him, taking his spark of life with her long before he set foot on Kilamanjaro.
The big two-hearted river : short story, Ernest Hemingway
Arriving at Seney, Michigan to find the town devastated by a fire, Nick Adams follows a road leading away from the town and seeks sanctuary in an untamed wilderness. One of America's foremost journalists and authors, Ernest Hemingway as also a master of the short story genre, penning more than fifty short stories during his career, many of which featured one of his most popular prose characters, Nick Adams.
The fifth column, Ernest Hemingway
Men without women, Ernest Hemingway
Men Without Women represents some of Hemingway's most important and compelling early writing. In these fourteen stories, Hemingway begins to examine the themes that would occupy his later works: the casualties of war, the often uneasy relationship between men and women, sport and sportsmanship. In "Banal Story," Hemingway offers a lasting tribute to the famed matador Maera. "In Another Country" tells of an Italian major recovering from war wounds as he mourns the untimely death of his wife.
The ultimate Ernest Hemingway : short stories, Ernest Hemingway
“Set in the varied landscapes of Spain, Africa, and the American Midwest, this definitive audio collection traces the development and maturation of Hemingway's distinct and revolutionary storytelling style-- from the plain bald language of his first story to his mastery of seamless prose that contained a spare, eloquent pathos, as well as a sense of expansive solitude"--Container.
Eat green : everyday flexitarian recipes to shop smart, waste less and make a difference, Melissa Hemsley
Bestselling author and home cook, Melissa Hemsley gives you over 100 recipes that focus on UK-grown, easy-to-buy ingredients, cutting down on food waste and putting flavour first. Eat Green is a helping hand towards eating a lot more vegetables in a way everyone can enjoy together. These veg-packed and veg-centric recipes are easy to make and perfect for the whole family. Chapters include: One Pot and One Tray; Cook Now, Eat Later; Family Favourites; and 30 Minutes or Less.
Pom Pom the champion, Sophy Henn
Pom Pom is super, Sophy Henn
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.
Father in the wild, Dave Herring
I'm a product of the American divorce rate. Nothing tragic. Nothing obscure or awful. Just good old-fashioned family failure. Then in my early adulthood, I found myself repeating the very same home I grew up in and assimilating into American statistics myself. In response to the wreckage, I began driving. When I thought I was at the end of it all, I discovered that I was really at the beginning of a grand adventure. I was off to find my father.
Healthy bread in five minutes a day : 100 new recipes featuring whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and gluten-free ingredients, Jeff Hertzberg
Health-conscious bread-eaters need homemade options more than anyone else. For all who discovered artisan bread through "Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day" comes a collection of healthful bread recipes.
Annapurna : the first conquest of an 8000-meter peak, Maurice Herzog
Amy Herzog's ultimate sweater book : the essential guide for adventurous knitters, Amy Herzog
Yarn and fiber enthusiasts everywhere will celebrate the latest addition to Amy Herzog's beloved knitting series (which includes You Can Knit That, Knit to Flatter, and Knit Wear Love). This essential guide details every aspect of sweater knitting, starting with instructions for four basic sweater types: yoke, raglan, drop shoulder, and set-in sleeve. Patterns are offered in multiple sizes and yarn gauges for broad appeal.
Avatar : the last airbender. Imbalance. Part two, Faith Erin Hicks
“There's something fishy going on in Cranefish Town, and it's up to Aang, Katara, Sokka, and Toph to find out what, before the simmering conflict between benders and non-benders boils over into all-out war. But danger lurks where they least expect it, and uncovering the truth will reveal a threat unlike any they've ever faced--and a fateful choice for Aang he can never unmake!"--Amazon.
Pushing isn't funny : what to do about physical bullying, Melissa Higgins
“Sensitive, narrative text from illustrated animal characters shows readers what physical bullying is and provides possible solutions to stop it"-- Provided by publisher.
Living the life that you are : finding wholeness when you feel lost, isolated, and afraid, Nic Higham
“When you feel isolated and alone, the world can seem like an enormously unfamiliar, confusing, and scary place. You may get caught up in your own thoughts and feelings, and even avoid connecting with others out of fear of being criticized, misunderstood, or uncomfortable--which only leads to more isolation and loneliness. This cycle can be hard to break, but you are not doomed to endure this painful condition of feeling lost and alone.
Locke & Key. Volume 5, Clockworks, Joe Hill
Tyler and Kinsey learn the true story of the Locke family and travel through time, while Zack Wells assumes a new form.
Locke & Key. Volume 2, Head games, Joe Hill
The story of the Keyhouse, a New England mansion, with doors that transform all who walk through them...and home to a hate-filled and relentless creature that will not rest until it opens the most terrible door of all.
Parking the moose, Dave Hill
“A quarter-Canadian from Cleveland explores his roots--and melts your face with joy. There's an idea most Americans tend to learn as children. The idea that their country is the "best." But this never stuck with Dave Hill, even though he was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. His grandfather, you see, was from Canada (Clinton, Ontario, to be exact).
Locke & key, Joe Hill
The story of the Keyhouse, a New England mansion, with doors that transform all who walk through them ... and home to a hate-filled and relentless creature that will not rest until it opens the most terrible door of all.
The benefit of hindsight, Susan Hill
Little secrets, Jennifer Hillier
“Overwhelmed by tragedy, a woman desperately tries to save her marriage in award-winning author Jennifer Hillier's Little Secrets, a riveting novel of psychological suspense. "Suspenseful and compelling-Hillier is a masterful storyteller." -Chevy Stevens All it takes to unravel a life is one little secret... Marin had the perfect life. Married to her college sweetheart, she owns a chain of upscale hair salons, and Derek runs his own company.
Garfield's almost-as-great-as-naps guide to engineering, Rebecca E Hirsch
“Each spread throughout this book explores a breakthrough in the history of engineering, complete with hilarious commentary from Garfield the cat--who would really rather be taking a nap"-- Provided by publisher.
The Fire Bay adventure, Fleur Hitchcock
The boy who flew, Fleur Hitchcock
Athan Wilde dreams of flight. When his friend, Mr Chen, is murdered, Athan must rescue the flying machine they were building together and stop it falling into the wrong hands. But keeping the machine safe puts his family in terrible danger. What will Athan choose - flight or family?From the acclaimed author of Murder In Midwinter, Fleur Hitchcock's The Boy Who Flew is a thrilling, murderous tale set among the steep rooftops and slippery characters of Athan's intricately imagined world.
Cliff toppers. The arrowhead moor adventure, Fleur Hitchcock
The Thorn Island adventure, Fleur Hitchcock
The white Masai, Corinne Hofmann
Corinne Hofmann fell in love with a Masai warrior while on holiday in Kenya. After overcoming all sorts of obstacles, she moved into a tiny shack with him and his mother, and spent four years there. Slowly the dream crumbled, and she fled back home with her baby daughter. This is her story.
Nerve : a personal journey through the science of fear, Eva Holland
My boy Jack? : the search for Kipling's only son, Tonie Holt
Republished to coincide with the new ITV film, My Boy Jack? starring Daniel Radcliffe, this is the full account of the tragic life of John 'Jack' Kipling. On 27th September 1915 John Kipling, the only son of Britain's best loved poet, disappeared during the Battle of Loos. The body lay undiscovered for 77 years. Then, in a most unusual move, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) re-marked the grave of an unknown Lieutenant of the Irish Guards, as that of John Kipling.
A grave for two, Anne Holt
A Grave For Two is the first instalment in Anne Holt's crime series featuring Selma Falck. Selma Falck's personal life and career as a lawyer have hit rock bottom. That is until Hege Chin Morell - Norway's best female skier - approaches her desperate to overturn a doping charge. With two months to the Winter Olympics, Selma faces the seemingly almost impossible task of clearing Morell's name.
Wake : a novel, Anna Hope
“Hettie, a dance instructress at the Palais, lives at home with her mother and her brother, mute and lost after his return from the war. One night, at work, she meets a wealthy, educated man and has reason to think he is as smitten with her as she is with him. Still there is something distracted about him, something she cannot reach ... Evelyn works at the Pensions Exchange through which thousands of men have claimed benefits from wounds or debilitating distress.
The octopus and I, Erin Hortle
A debut novel set on the Tasmanian coast that lays bare the wild, beating heart at the intersection of human and animal, love and loss, and fear and hope.
Understanding and responding to self-harm : the one stop guide : practical advice for anybody affected by self-harm, Allan House
Many of us have self-harmed, and even more will know someone who has. But few of us may understand why, or know what to do to help ourselves, friends or family in similar situations. It can be a very isolating experience. Understanding and Responding to Self-Harm aims to fill this gap, providing practical information and support for anyone who has an experience of self-harm.
The beast of Beswick, Amalie Howard
Beauty and the Beast meets Taming of the Shrew in this laugh-out-loud and heartfelt Regency romance. Lord Nathaniel Harte, the disagreeable Duke of Beswick, spends his days smashing porcelain, antagonizing his servants, and snarling at anyone who gets too close. With a ruined face like his, it's hard to like much about the world. Especially smart-mouthed harpies'with lips better suited to kissing than speaking'who brave his castle with indecent proposals.
The brideship wife, Leslie Howard
“Inspired by the history of the British "brideships," this captivating historical debut tells the story of one woman's coming-of-age and search of independence--for readers of Suzanne Desrochers's Bride of New France. Tomorrow we would dock in Victoria on the northwest coast of North America, about as far away from my home as I could imagine. Like pebbles tossed upon the beach, we would scatter, trying to make our way as best we could. Most of us would marry, some would not.
The knit vibe : a knitter's guide to creativity, community, and well-being for mind, body, & soul, Vickie Howell
A love letter to knitting (and a little crochet, too). Interviews, patterns, and a holistic look at the creative potential of knitting. Including 16 beautiful projects to knit and 8 to crochet, along with all the mind, body, spirit advice every knitter--and would-be knitter--craves.
Icing on the cake : baking and decorating simple, stunning desserts at home, Tessa Huff
As a follow-up to Layered, Tessa Huff returns with Icing on the Cake to dive deeper into dessert decoration and the presentation of layer cakes and other showstopping treats. Providing the confidence home bakers need to get creative, Icing on the Cake guides readers from cake pan to presentation to dessert plate. Organized by style, each dessert showcases a different decorative element, artistic pastry technique, or presentation idea.
Shouting at the rain, Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Delsie loves tracking the weather, living with her grandmother, and the support of friends and neighbors, but misses having a "regular family," especially after her best friend outgrows her.
All the rage, Cara Hunter
A teenage girl is found wandering the outskirts of Oxford, dazed and distressed. The story she tells is terrifying. Grabbed off the street, a plastic bag pulled over her face, then driven to an isolated location where she was subjected to what sounds like an assault. Yet she refuses to press charges.
A warrior's spirit, Erin Hunter
A collection of three novellas in the Warriors series: Pebbleshine's Kits, Tree's Roots, and Mothwing's Secret. Discover untold stories about three cats of the warrior Clans: a SkyClan warrior who lost her way during her Clan's journey to the lake; the origins of the cat with an unusual ability to speak to the dead; and a new medicine cat's winding path to her ultimate destiny.
The spirit-eaters, Erin Hunter
Heed the call of the wild with the fifth book in this action-packed animal fantasy series from the internationally bestselling author of Warriors. The Great Spirit has returned to Bravelands, and the baboon Thorn hopes to guide Bravelands to peace as its Great Father. But a pack of rogue wolves has begun to target the Great Herd, threatening to shatter that peace before it's even begun.
Heiress for hire, Madeline Hunter
Minerva Hepplewhite has learned the hard way how to take care of herself. When an intruder breaks into her home, she doesn't swoon or simper. Instead she wallops the rogue over the head and ties him up?only to realize he is Chase Radnor, the man who nearly got her convicted of her late husband's murder. Now he's insisting that Minerva has inherited a fortune from his uncle, a wealthy Duke. Only one thing could surprise her more: her sudden attraction to this exasperating man . . .
The light brigade, Kameron Hurley
The Light Brigade: it's what soldiers fighting the war against Mars call the ones who come back...different. Grunts in the corporate corps get broken into light, travelling from interplanetary battlefronts. Everyone is changed by what the corps must do. Those who survive learn to stick to the mission brief - no matter what happens during combat. Dietz, a fresh recruit in the infantry, begins to experience combat drops which don't sync up with the platoon's.
Free to focus : a total productivity system to achieve more by doing less, Michael S Hyatt
Everyone gets 168 hours a week, but it never feels like enough, does it' Work gobbles up the lion's share-many professionals are working as much as 70 hours a week-leaving less and less for rest, exercise, family, and friends. You know, all those things that make life great. Most people think productivity is about finding or saving time. But it's not. It's about making our time work for us. Just imagine having free time again. It's not a pipe dream.
Bearmouth, Liz Hyder
Life in Bearmouth is one of hard labour, the sunlit world above the mine a distant memory. Reward will come in the next life with the benevolence of the Mayker. New accepts everything - that is, until the mysterious Devlin arrives. Suddenly, Newt starts to look at Bearmouth with a fresh perspective, questioning the system, and setting in motion a chain of events that could destroy their entire world.
How to manage anxiety and panic attacks, Team Hyperink
Surviving in today's world is not a piece of cake. Stress has become a daily part of our lives, and even teenagers and young adults seem to feel the pressure of living in today's competitive world. Constant, overburdening stress is the root cause of anxiety and panic attacks, which have become increasingly common. Anxiety and panic attacks affect our long-term health in a very negative way.
At last, Jedi, Amy Ignatow
The epic conclusion to the Starspeeder saga in this 9th volume of Jedi Academy by Jarrett Krosoczka and Amy Ignatow! As told through a mix of comics, doodles, and journal entries, Christina Starspeeder takes us on a new adventure at the advanced Jedi Academy campus! There are unfamiliar faces and old ones too, but one thing remains the same: Jedi Academy is full of laughs and warm moments that fans and readers discovering the series for the first time will love.
Philippine folktales, Joanne Marie IgoyEscalona
“The folktales are appropriate in terms of language because the mother-tongue is used in narrating/reading them. Studies have proven that learners who begin in their mother tongue have more efficient cognitive development and are better prepared for more cognitively demanding subject matter. They tend to be smarter if they start education using their mother tongue.
Best friends!, Rose Impey
Discovering that their rivals at school, the M & Ms, have stolen their club mascot, best of friends Frankie, Rosie, Lyndz, Fliss, and Kenny put a plan into motion to avenge themselves and settle the score.
Meaty : essays, Samantha Irby
Meditations on the terror of love; tips for getting your disgusting meat carcass ready for some new, hot sex; a frank self-evaluation upon the occasion of one's 30th birthday; and, finally, the answer to the question on everyone's minds: Would dying alone really be so terrible? Blogger and comedian Samantha Irby covers it all with wit and honesty and serves it with a side of Instagram frittata.
We are never meeting in real life, Samantha Irby
With heartfelt candor and her usual side-splitting bite, humourist, essayist, and blogger at Samantha Irby captures powerful emotional truths while chronicling the disaster that has been her life. An ill-fated pilgrimage and romantic vacation to Nashville to scatter her estranged father's ashes, awkward sexual encounters, a Bachelorette application gone awry, and more sometimes you just have to laugh, even when your life is a dumpster fire.
The stoic challenge : a philosopher's guide to becoming tougher, calmer, and more resilient, William Braxton Irvine
Some people bounce back in response to setbacks; others break. Irvine combines key lessons from the ancient Stoics with modern psychological techniques to develop a surprisingly simple strategy for dealing with life's unpleasant surprises. By using the updated Stoic strategy, we can transform life's setbacks into opportunities for becoming calmer, tougher, and more resilient.
A son of the circus, John Irving
An Indian-Canadian doctor returns to Bombay to seek a cure for a disease which afflicts circus dwarfs and is caught up in a serial killing of prostitutes. The action is interspersed with commentary on the lot of social misfits: prostitutes, dwarfs, himself--the doctor regarding himself a foreigner in both India and Canada.
Last night in Twisted River, John Irving
Takes one to know one, Susan Isaacs
Brain changer, Felice Jacka
You feel how you eat. We accept that the quality of our diet affects the health of our heart and liver. So why wouldn't diet - good or bad - affect the health of our brain? This is the question that Australian scientist Felice Jacka set out to answer. Having suffered depression and anxiety as a young woman, she wanted to understand the role diet plays in our overall mental and brain health.
Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter, Curtis " Cent" Jackson
For the first time, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson opens up about his amazing comeback--from tragic personal loss to thriving businessman and cable's highest-paid executive--in this unique self-help guide, his first since his blockbuster New York Times bestseller The 50th Law.In his early twenties Curtis Jackson, known as 50 Cent rose to the heights of fame and power in the cutthroat music business. A decade ago the multi-platinum selling rap artist decided to pivot.
Flemington ; & Tales from Angus, Violet Jacob
Wildpreneurs : a practical guide to pursuing your passion as a business, Tamara Jacobi
For the rising number of free spirits seeking inspiration and a road map to leave their safe but soul-crushing day jobs and chase their dreams, real-life Wildpreneur Tamara Jacobi shares her insights on what it takes to successfully make the leap. Wildpreneursilluminates how surf guides, ski builders, yoga and wellness instructors, environmental activists, nature lovers, food trucks, podcasters, artisans, and other creatives achieve an adventurous lifestyle and financial viability.
Licence to dream, Anna Jacobs
Meriel grows up in England a tomboy, helping her beloved grandfather with DIY projects. At school she discovers a talent and love for art, but her mother forces her to become an accountant. She's good at that too, but her heart just isn't in it. When she wins some money, her lifelong dream suddenly becomes possible, and she quits her job to buy a house in Australia where she can combine her love of the outdoors with her work as an artist.
Paper things, Jennifer Richard Jacobson
When Ari's mother died four years ago, she had two final wishes: that Ari and her older brother, Gage, would stay together always, and that Ari would go to Carter, the middle school for gifted students. So when nineteen-year-old Gage decides he can no longer live with their bossy guardian, Janna, Ari knows she has to go with him. But it's been two months, and Gage still hasn't found them an apartment.
The long patrol, Brian Jacques
Tammo, a daring young hare hungry for adventure, is sent with Russa Nodrey, the wandering red squirrel, to join the Long Patrol and defend Salamandastron against the Rapscallion horde.
The Taggerung, Brian Jacques
The legend of Luke, Brian Jacques
When Martin the Warrior leaves Redwall Abbey and embarks upon a journey to the place of his birth, he learns about the brave and noble deeds of his father Luke, a real Warrior Chieftain.
Marlfox, Brian Jacques
When three young residents of Redwall Abbey go on a quest to recover a tapestry stolen by the Marlfoxes, their bravery removes the curse of these evil animals on a lost island.
Lord Brocktree, Brian Jacques
The mountain of Salamandastron needs the help of Brocktree the Badger Lord when evil comes in the form of the Blue Hordes of Ungatt Trunn, the Earth Shaker.
Mariel of Redwall : a tale of Redwall, Brian Jacques
The mousemaid Mariel achieves victory at sea for the animals of Redwall Abbey, fighting the savage pirate rat Gabool the Wild, warlord of rodent corsairs.
Mattimeo, Brian Jacques
Mattimeo, Matthias's son, learns to take up the sword and joins the other animal inhabitants of Redwall Abbey in resisting Slagar and his band of marauders.
Mossflower, Brian Jacques
Martin the warrior mouse and Gonff the mousethief set out to find the missing ruler of Mossflower, while the other animal inhabitants of the woodland prepare to rebel against the evil wildcat who has seized power.
The Bellmaker, Brian Jacques
This seventh tale in the Redwall series of animal fantasies features Mariel, a courageous, outspoken mouse. Worried about his daughter Mariel, Joseph the Bellmaker is led by a dream from Redwall Abbey to Southsward, where he is caught up in the battle between Squirrelking Gael and the vicious Foxwolf Nagru. More than four seasons have passed since Mariel the Warriormouse and the rogue mouse, Dandin, set off from Redwall in search of adventure, and Joseph the Bellmaker is worried.
The pearls of Lutra, Brian Jacques
Tansy, a young hedgehog living at Redwall Abbey, attempts to solve the riddle of the missing pearls while at the same time the evil marten, Mad Eyes, desires them for himself.
Outcast of Redwall, Brian Jacques
The destinies of the badger lord dubbed Sunflash and his mortal enemy, the ferret warlord Swartt Sixclaw, are entwined with those of many creatures, particularly the inhabitants of Redwall Abbey.
Martin the Warrior, Brian Jacques
Captured and enslaved by the corsair stoat Badrang, young mouse warrior Martin vows to end the evil beast's plundering and killing.
Salamandastron, Brian Jacques
Urthstripe the Strong, a wise old badger, leads the animals of the great fortress of Salamandastron and Redwall Abbey against the weasel Ferahgo the Assassin and his corps of vermin.
Insane consequences : how the mental health industry fails the mentally ill, D J Jaffe
“In this in-depth critique of the mental healthcare system, a leading advocate for the mentally ill argues that the system fails to adequately treat the most seriously ill. He proposes major reforms to bring help to schizophrenics, the severely bipolar, and others"-- Provided by publisher.
Ultimate slime : DIY tutorials for crunchy slime, fluffy slime, fishbowl slime, and more, Alyssa Jagan
Who knows what makes playing with slime so tactually satisfying. Whatever the reason, Ultimate Slime is here with over 100 borax-free recipes invented by the CraftySlimeCreator, Alyssa Jagan.Written by Alyssa Jagan, popular Instagram slimer of @CraftySlimeCreator fame, Ultimate Slime makes creating gorgeous, satisfying slime easy! You'll see how to do everything you need to create a world of slime in a rainbow of colors and incredible textures.
John Crow's devil, Marlon James
With language as taut as classic works by Cormac McCarthy and a richness reminiscent of early Toni Morrison, this stunning debut is set in James's native Jamaica. On a day beginning with a bad omen - black vultures, locally called John Crows, crash through the church windows #x96; a man calling himself Apostle York #x93;set pon Pastor Bligh like when you beat a mangy dog" and evicts the drunken pastor. So begins a fire-and-brimstone power mongering that sets the village on a path to destruction.
A Book of Night Women, Marlon James
This is the story of Lilith, born into slavery on a Jamaican sugar plantation at the end of the eighteenth century. Even at her birth, the Night Women – a clandestine council of fierce slaves plotting an island-wide revolt – recognize a dark force in her that they treat with both reverence and fear. But as Lilith comes of age and begins to understand her own feelings and identity, she dares to push at the edges of what is imaginable for the life of a slave woman.
Cowboy for hire, Victoria James
Sarah Turner has led a very sheltered life. So when her parents pass away tragically, suddenly she's left in charge of the family ranch with little know-how but plenty of will to keep it afloat. Determined not to lose her parents' legacy or her newfound independence, she needs a hero fast--not to save her, but to show her how to save herself. But she's unprepared for the ruggedly handsome cowboy who answers her ad. "Cowboy for Hire," the ad said, and Cade Walker is quick to respond.
From Alaska with love, Ally James
“A soldier has six weeks to convince the only woman he has ever longed for to take a chance on life with him in Alaska... Sara's letters were the only bright spot during Gabe's devastating tour in Iraq. With each new correspondence he fell harder, needed her more, wanted to be with her. Now, after initially rejecting his offer to meet, she's shown up at the door of his isolated cabin in Alaska looking for...
Letters from Tove, Tove Jansson
Overcoming anxiety, worry, and fear : practical ways to find peace, Gregory L Jantz
Fretting over seemingly inconsequential daily headaches. Constantly worrying about family members' health or safety. Being weighed down by negativity from the 24-hour news cycle. It's a wonder anyone can escape anxiety. Unchecked, anxiety can swiftly rob us of our sense of safety, well-being, and peace. Overcoming Anxiety, Worry, and Fear offers a whole-person approach to coping with and eliminating anxiety.
Simon the fiddler : a novel, Paulette Jiles
In March 1865, the long and bitter War between the States is winding down. Till now, twenty-three-year-old Simon Boudlin has evaded military duty thanks to his slight stature, youthful appearance, and utter lack of compunction about bending the truth. But following a barroom brawl in Victoria, Texas, Simon finds himself conscripted, however belatedly, into the Confederate Army. Luckily his talent with a fiddle gets him a comparatively easy position in a regimental band.
The cool bean, Jory John
The "too-cool-for-school "third picture book from The Bad Seed The Good Egg That's What Dinosaurs Do.
The triplets' cowboy daddy, Patricia Johns
From city girl to sing mum...When Nora Carpenter becomes sole guardian of her triplet goddaughters, she needs backup--fast. So she heads home to the family ranch in Hope, Montana. But when she arrives, Nora learns that her great-grandparents' house now belongs to Easton Ross. Easton and Nora used to be friends, back when Easton was a lanky ranch hand who was always there for her. Now he's a rugged cowboy who hasn't forgiven her for leaving town.
Montana Mistletoe Baby, Patricia Johns
Barrie Jones needs a Christmas miracle. Five months pregnant, she's already the talk of Hope, Montana, because she won't tell anyone who the father is. And now her ex, Curtis Porter, is back in town, throwing her life into chaos.Curtis is about to sell the building that houses Barrie's veterinary practice so he'll have enough money to start over. He's the bad guy, right? And Barrie should know better than to give him a second chance, but Curtis seems different.
Something to talk about, Rachael Johns
Dairy farmer Tabitha Cooper-Jones has a heart of gold, yet she's the eternal bridesmaid. Everyone's best mate. Despite facing some serious challenges over the years, she's built a successful ice-cream business and cafe, she's adored by her family and is an integral part of her hometown - there's just one thing missing from her life. But the last thing Tab wants is a man - or worse, love - to stop her achieving her dream.
The Biggles WWII collection, W E Johns
Biggles defies the swastika, W E Johns
Biggles in the Orient, W E Johns
Reaching for the Moon : the autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, Katherine G Johnson
“The inspiring autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch Apollo 11."-- Provided by publisher.
Memoir, Grace Jones
A no-holds-barred memoir from muse, model, and music legend Grace Jones.
Attack of the 50 foot Indian, Stephen Graham Jones
Sharp, searing, with a masterful use of language, Attack of the 50 Foot Indian is a brilliant satire of the portrayal of American Indians from breakout author Stephen Graham Jones. A Tale of Two Moons. Every government of every nation debates what to do when a fifty-foot tall man, dressed in a loincloth and dripping from the sea, appears off the Siberian coast.
A modern way to eat : over 200 satisfying, everyday vegetarian recipes (that will make you feel amazing), Anna Jones
“A beautifully photographed and modern vegetarian cookbook packed with quick, healthy, and fresh recipes that explore the full breadth of vegetarian ingredients--grains, nuts, seeds, and seasonal vegetables--from Jamie Oliver's London-based food stylist and writer Anna Jones. How we want to eat is changing. More and more people cook without meat several nights a week and are constantly seeking to push the boundaries of their own vegetarian repertoire.
A modern way to cook : over 150 quick, smart and flavour-packed recipes for every day, Anna Jones
From the author of the brilliant 'A modern way to eat', comes a new collection of delicious, healthy, inspiring vegetarian recipes that are so quick to make they're achievable on any night of the week. Many more of us are interested in eating healthier food on a regular basis but sometimes, when we're home late, tired after work, and don't have time to buy lots of ingredients, it can just seem too complicated.
The virgin and the rogue, Sophie Jordan
A scintillating romance about a timid wallflower who discovers a love potion and ends up falling for a dashing rogue.A love potion...Charlotte Langley has always been the prudent middle sister, so her family is not surprised when she makes the safe choice and agrees to wed her childhood sweetheart. But when she finds herself under the weather and drinks a "healing" tonic, the potion provokes the most maddening desire...for someone other than her betrothed.With the power...
Powerarchy : understanding the psychology of oppression for social transformation, Melanie Joy
“Harvard-educated psychologist and Bestselling author Dr. Melanie Joy presents a new, psychology and research based, theory for understanding power as a system that that harms dignity and violates integrity- and offers practical ways for readers to start transforming systems of oppression right away"-- Provided by publisher.
Finnegans wake, James Joyce
The family he didn't expect, Shirley Jump
He's only in town for a short visit-- unless a single mum can convince him to stay? Dylan Millwright's bittersweet homecoming gets a whole lot sweeter when the former bad boy meets Abby Cooper. But the gorgeous, hard-working mother of two is all about 'the ties that bind', and Dylan isn't looking for strings to keep him down.
Their unexpected Christmas gift, Shirley Jump
She'd given up on Christmas miracles, until one landed on his doorstep. Vivian Winthrop is a brilliant lawyer, but family has never been on her to-do list...until her baby niece is left at the Stone Gap Inn on Christmas Eve. Vivian is thrust into the role of mummy, a challenge she's completely unprepared for! Luckily, chef Nick Jackson is a natural with little Ellie.
Their last second chance, Shirley Jump
Will old secrets jeopardise their new start? Nobody in Stone Gap knows that Melanie Cooper's perfect life is a lie. But the struggling journalist isn't the only one keeping secrets. A decade ago, Harris McCarthy broke Melanie's heart. Now her high school sweetheart is the town hero whose story could jump-start her career - a story Harris doesn't want told.
The marriage rescue, Shirley Jump
He didn't want to fall in love. But he might have met the perfect wife! When a lost pup reunites Grady Jackson with his high school crush, he dcesn't expect to become engaged! Marriage wasn't in dog groomer Beth Cooper's immediate plans, either.
Sick souls, healthy minds : how William James can save your life, John J Kaag
“In his diaries, the American philosopher and psychologist William James, for whom the personal and the philosophical were never far apart, recounted how in his late twenties he was confronted with existential despair regarding the issue of free will: do humans have the capacity to act freely and meaningfully? James famously decided that his "first act of free will is to believe in free will," and declared that, "if you can change your mind, you can change your life.
Dinosaur amigurumi, Justyna Kacprzak
Geared toward practitioners of amigurumi, the Japanese art of crocheting stuffed dolls, this is the only how-to book dedicated to dinosaur patterns. Learn how to crochet fourteen adorable prehistoric creatures to cuddle, from familiar species such as Tyrannosaurus rex, Triceratops, and Stegosaurus to Mosasaurus, Edmontosaurus, and other lesser-known but equally lovable varieties. Each project features complete, well-illustrated instructions, plus full-color photos of the finished model.
Lockdown : a thriller short, Andrea Kane
A wedding, a honeymoon and a hostage situation that runs high odds of turning out badly. Basking in an idyllic honeymoon setting, former FBI hostage negotiator Sloan Burbank Parker is strolling the beach with her new husband one minute and negotiating to save three hostages the next in a wedding robbery gone bad. The hostages are a bride, her three-year-old son and his godmother Claire, a psychic.
What I like about you, Marisa Kanter
When Halle Levitt arrives to spend senior year in her grandfather's small town, she meets Nash, her online best friend who thinks her online persona, Kels, is as confident and popular as he is.
Social isolation of older adults : strategies to bolster health and well-being, Lenard W Kaye
Seven worlds one planet, Jonny Keeling
Welcome home. A place 200 million years in the making. Long ago, our planet had only one gigantic land mass. Then something monumental happened. That supercontinent ruptured and seven different worlds were born. Each of those worlds or continents evolved, and continues to evolve, its own way of life.
The clue at Black Creek Farm, Carolyn Keene
Nancy, Bess, and George are thinking about joining Black Creek Farm CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Sam and Abby Heyworth run both Black Creek's organic farm and the CSA, a program where people pay to receive fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the growing season. Buyers get local produce at a reasonable price; the farmers get money to run their farm.
I heart Vegas, Lindsey Kelk
Angela Clark loves her life in New York. She a Brit who's conquered the Big Apple. Unfortunately, she's also a Brit who's lost her job. And when, just a couple of weeks before Christmas, the immigration department gets wind of this, Angela needs to find a new job urgently. Or a husband. And she doesn't think her boyfriend Alex will be keen. A girls' weekend in Vegas with her best friend Jenny seems the perfect way to forget her troubles.
The Highlander who protected me, Vanessa Kelly
“1816. Lady Ainsley Matthews, heiress and darling of the ton, was expected to make a magnificent match. Instead she's hiding on a remote Scottish estate, terrified that her vicious former fiancé will use her pregnancy to force her into marriage. One man can help her--Royal Kendrick, son of a distinguished Highland clan. Though a mistake drove them apart long ago, Royal is the only person Ainsley trusts to protect her baby--even if that means agreeing to never see either of them again.
Of Irish Blood, Mary Pat Kelly
It's 1903. Nora Kelly, twenty-four, is talented, outspoken, progressive, and climbing the ladder of opportunity, until she falls for an attractive but dangerous man who sends her running back to the Old World her family had fled. Nora takes on Paris, mixing with couturiers, artists, and "les femmes Americaines" of the Left Bank such as Gertrude Stein and Sylvia Beach.
Irish above all, Mary Pat Kelly
After ten years in Paris, where she learned photography and became part of the movement that invented modern art, Chicago-born, Irish-American Nora Kelly is at last returning home. Her skill as a photographer will help her cousin Ed Kelly in his rise to Mayor of Chicago (1933-1947). But when she captures the moment an assassin's bullet narrowly misses President-elect Franklin Roosevelt and strikes Anton Cermak in February 1933, she enters a world of international intrigue and danger.
We dream of space, Erin Entrada Kelly
The honeymoon : a thriller short, Julie Kenner
Tom and Elizabeth, hastily married, embark on their honeymoon, driving the deserted back roads of Texas. Their car is suddenly rear-ended and the back tires shot out. That's when things get really bad. Without any way to contact help, Tom and Elizabeth will have to fend for themselves in a horrifying confrontation that will both frighten and surprise.
Love poems : (for anxious people), John Kenney
“In the spirit of his New York Times bestseller Love Poems for Married People and Love Poems for People with Children, as well as his New Yorker pieces, Thurber Prize-winner John Kenney presents a hilarious new collection of poetry for anxious people"-- Provided by publisher.
The curse of the school rabbit, Judith Kerr
The brand new, laugh-out-loud story of a boy, a rabbit, and a lot of bad luck, from the one and only Judith Kerr, creator of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat... It all started with the school rabbit... Snowflake is the school rabbit, and Snowflake is trouble. At least that's what Tommy thinks, and when Snowflake is unexpectedly left for him to look after and everything starts to go wrong, it looks like Tommy might be right.
Like the moon loves the sky, Hena Khan
Illustrations and prose inspired by the Quran celebrate a mother's love and hopes for her child.
The Western Front Diaries : the Anzacs' own story, battle by battle, Jonathan King
A special 100th-anniversary edition. Long overshadowed by the national obsession with the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign, the breathtaking story of what really happened on the Western Front has finally been brought into the bright light of day.
Someone like you, Karen Kingsbury
One frozen embryo. Two families with life-long secrets. And a guy who never planned to fall in love again. Maddie Baxter West is shaken to the core when she finds out everything she believed about her life was a lie. Her parents had always planned to tell her the truth about her past: that she was adopted as an embryo. But somehow the right moment never happened.
Devils on horses : in the words of the Anzacs in the Middle East 1916-19, Terry Kinloch
First published eight years ago to enthusiastic reviews and critical acclaim, this classic celebrated readable scholarship is now available in ebook. Telling the story of the mounted riflemen in Sinai and Palestine, Devil's on Horses uses the soldiers' original letters and diaries to describe the crucial battles against the Ottoman Turkish Forces. The horses play a major part in the story, but of the thousands of faithful animals involved, only one would ever return home.
The wimpy kid movie diary : the next chapter, Jeff Kinney
“Hit the road with author and illustrator Jeff Kinney and get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the latest 20th Century Fox movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. Find out what it takes to film a flock of seagulls invading a minivan. Learn about a robot pig and an animatronic three-year-old. And discover everything that goes into making a feature film.
Rewire your anxious brain for teens : using CBT, neuroscience, and mindfulness to help you end anxiety, panic, and worry, Debra Kissen
It's time to retrain your brain! In this go-to guide for teens, four anxiety experts offer tangible tips and tools you can use every day to rewire your anxious brain; manage fears, stress, and worry; and get back to living your life.When you're feeling anxious, it can seem like the whole world is crashing in around you. Your heart starts racing, your thoughts feel jumbled, and you may feel like something terrible is going to happen, or worse. You aren't alone.
Keep going : 10 ways to stay creative in good times and bad, Austin Kleon
The creative life is not a linear journey to a finish line, it's a loop. Kleon offers ten simple rules for how to stay creative, focused, and true to yourself-- for life. The timeless, practical, and ethical principles in this book are for anyone trying to sustain a meaningful and productive life.
Disco boy, Dominic Knight
“No DJ can mix 'Celebration' into 'Come On Eileen' quite like Paul Johnson, the king of rancid retro. But while he has the musical jumper cables to get even the most dismal party started, he can't get his own life moving. Trapped in a job he despises, a perpetual failure with the ladies and living at home with his distinctly unhelpful parents, Paul's stuck in limbo while everyone around him is limbo-dancing.
The tinner's corpse : a Crowner John mystery, Bernard Knight
A Crowner John medieval mystery set in 12th century Devon, England When Crowner John is summoned to the bleak Devonshire moors to investigate the murder of a tin miner, he has little idea how difficult this new investigation will prove to be. The victim is a trusted and well-loved overman of Devon's most powerful and successful mine owner, Walter Knapman. There seems to be only one possible motive - to sabotage Walter's business.
Dead in the dog, Bernard Knight
As he arrives in Malaya, newly-qualified pathologist Tom Howden still can't comprehend why he decided to sign on for three years in Her Majesty's Far East Land Forces, when he could have gotten away with two as a National Serviceman.
Crowner's crusade, Bernard Knight
How a humble Devon knight became a king's coroner: the thrilling prequel to the perennially popular Crowner John medieval mystery series. 1192. Returning from the Holy Land at the end of the Third Crusade with Richard the Lionheart, King of England, Sir John de Wolfe, a Devon knight, finds England simmering with rebellion. Discovering a body washed up on the shores of the River Exe, its throat cut, Sir John deduces that he was a king's courier.
Curse of the evil librarian, Michelle Knudsen
“After sending the evil librarian, Mr. Gabriel, back to the demon world once and for all at theater camp last summer, Cynthia is ready to enjoy a completely demon-free senior year of high school, especially once she learns the fall musical will be Les Misérables. She can't wait to create the most incredible barricade set design in all of high-school theater. And her boyfriend, Ryan, is sure to land his dream role of Javert. But down in the demon realm, an epic mishandling of Mr.
Revenge of the evil librarian, Michelle Knudsen
Star wars. The force awakens : a junior novel, Michael Kogge
Many years have passed since the Rebel Alliance was victorious over the evil Empire, and the galaxy has been at peace. But a new darkness is rising, and now the brave men and women of the Resistance must stand against Kylo Ren and the villainous First Order.
Lake City : a novel, Thomas B Kohnstamm
“Hunkered down in his childhood bedroom in Seattle's worn-out Lake City neighborhood, idealistic but self-serving striver Lane Bueche licks his wounds and hatches a plot to win back his estranged Manhattanite wife. He discovers a precarious path forward when he is contracted by a wealthy adoptive couple to seduce and sabotage a troubled birth mother from his neighborhood. Lane soon finds himself in a zero-sum game between the families as he straddles two cultures, classes, and worlds.
Joy at work : the life-changing magic of organising your working life, Marie Kondo
She sheds : a DIY guide for huts, hideaways, and garden escapes created by women for women, Erika Kotite
The shifting landscape : an alex clayton mystery, Katherine Kovacic
Art dealer Alex Clayton travels to Victoria's Western District to value the McMillan family's collection. At their historic sheep station, she finds an important and previously unknown colonial painting - and a family fraught with tension. There are arguments about the future of the property and its place in an ancient and highly significant indigenous landscape.
Equestrienne, Urula Kovalyk
Calculating stars, Mary Robinette Kowal
Bubonic plague : how the Black Death changed history, Barbara Krasner
“Explores the history and impact of the Bubonic plague."-- Provided by publisher.
Almost a mirror, Kirsten Krauth
Attack of the furball : a Christina Starspeeder story, Jarrett Krosoczka
“When working on the planet Cholganna, Christina falls in love with a baby nexu - a cat-like creature who's fluffiness is impossible to resist. But when she sneaks the nexu - named "Fluffernut"--Back into the dorms, Christina slowly begins to realize why it's never a good idea to take wild animals for pets. Fluffernut begins growing and growing - she'll eventually grow to be 14 feet long and 3 feet tall! Plus, she's chewing up EVERYTHING in sight.
William Kent Krueger collection. #5, William Kent Krueger
Tamarack County: As a blizzard swells in Tamarack County, a car belonging to the wife of a retired local judge is discovered abandoned on the side of the road. Early on in the investigation of her disappearance, Cork O'Connor, ex-sheriff of Tamarack County, notices small details that tell a disturbing story.
Windigo island, William Kent Krueger
Cork O'Connor battles vicious villains, both mythical and modern, to rescue a young girl in the latest nail-biting mystery from New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger. When the body of a teenage Ojibwe girl washes up on the shore of an island in Lake Superior, the residents of the nearby Bad Bluff reservation whisper that it was the work of a mythical beast, the Windigo, or a vengeful spirit called Michi Peshu.
Virus-proof your small business : 50 ways to survive the COVID-19 crisis, Douglas Kruger
Gilded cage, Camilla Läckberg
- A gripping new thriller that will keep you hooked from the first page to the last!.
Fiddler fair, Mercedes Lackey
Running the gamut from her beloved Bardic fantasies to urban fantasy set in the modern world; from science fiction adventure to chilling horror, this is a volume that demonstrates the wide range of this author's talent. It is a feast for the multitudes of Lackey fans everywhere--and for new readers, a powerful introduction to the most significant new fantasy writer of the decade.
Four & twenty blackbirds, Mercedes Lackey
A town is struck by murders whose perpetrators promptly commit suicide. As he investigates these bizarre slayings, constable Tal Rufer discovers that the killers are acting under the spell of a magician.
Burdens of the dead, Mercedes Lackey
A Venetian siege on alternate-universe Constantinople finds Italian captain Benito Valdosta battling a magical manifestation of Hekate in order to save his daughter and destroy the fleets of the Chernobog, an effort that is complicated by Aidonus's resolve to claim the woman Benito loves.
This rough magic, Mercedes Lackey
The Demon Chernobog--Foiled but Not Conqueredin The Shadow of the Lion--is Back to Conquer Sixteenth-Century Venice!Chernobog had come within a hair of seizing absolute power in Venice, but was thwarted by the guardian Lion-spirit, who awoke to protect his city from the power-mad demon. But the power of the Lion is limited to Venice, and Chernobog has a new ally in the King of Hungary, who has beseiged the island of Corfu to seize control of the Adriatic from Venice.
Beyond world's end, Mercedes Lackey
Much fall of blood, Mercedes Lackey
The mind-body stress reset : somatic practices to reduce overwhelm and increase well-being, Rebekkah LaDyne
Based on the mind-body reset (MBR) program, the author shares somatic exercises to manage both the physical and psychological effects of stress.
Funny weather : art in an emergency, Olivia Laing
Sourdough on the rise : how to confidently make whole grain sourdough breads at home, Cynthia Lair
“Single-subject cookbook on the science of sourdough bread baking, with recipes and accompaniments"-- Provided by publisher.
The writing frame of mind : from bird by bird, Anne Lamott
A Vintage Shorts ebook selection from Anne Lamott's Bird by Bird.
BIRD BY BIRD : instructions on writing and life, ANNE LAMOTT
Teens talk about anxiety and depression, Jennifer Landau
In real teens' voices, this engaging book offers comfort and advice for young people dealing with their own mental health issues or those of a loved one. A compilation of true stories by young adults facing the challenges of anxiety and depression, the book features compelling first-person accounts of panic attacks, suicidal depression, and self-harm, among other topics.
The woman of a thousand names : a novel, Alexandra Lapierre
Born into Russian aristocracy, wealth, and security, Moura never had any reason to worry. But in the upheaval of the Bolshevik Revolution, her entire world crumbles. As her family and friends are being persecuted by Vladimir Lenin's ruthless police, she falls into a passionate affair with British secret agent Sir Robert Bruce Lockhart. But when he's abruptly and mysteriously deported from Russia, Moura is left alone and vulnerable.
Compass south, Hope Larson
It's 1860 in New York City. When 12-year-old twins Alexander and Cleopatra's father disappears, they join the Black Hook Gang and are caught by the police pulling off a heist. They agree to reveal the identity of the gang in exchange for tickets to New Orleans. But once there, Alex is shanghaied to work on a ship that is heading for San Francisco via Cape Horn. Cleo stows away on a steamer to New Granada where she hopes to catch a train to San Francisco to find her brother.
Knife's edge, Hope Larson
“Twelve-year-old twin adventurers Cleopatra and Alexandra Dodge are reunited with their father and realize that two family heirlooms reveal the location of a treasure that is their birthright. When they set sail with Captain Tarboro on the Almira, they know they're heading into danger --the ocean is filled with new and old enemies, including their nemesis, the infamous pirate Felix Worley."--Publisher.
Night witches, Kathryn Lasky
16-year-old Valya knows what it feels like to fly. She's a pilot who's always felt more at home soaring through the sky than down on earth. But since the Germans surrounded Stalingrad, Valya's been forced to stay on the ground and watch her city crumble. -- Historical fiction master Lasky sheds light on the war's unsung heroes-daredevil girls who took to the skies to fight for their country-in an action-packed thrill ride that'll leave you electrified and breathless.
Cars 100 years ago, Allison Lassieur
“Discusses turn-of-the-century cars and how they are different from the early 1900s to today. Includes "What's Different?" photo quiz"--Provided by publisher.
The paper boomerang book : build them, throw them, and get them to return every time, Mark Latno
Presents a guide to making, troubleshooting, and correctly throwing paper boomerangs, as well as information on the history of boomerangs and the principles of how they work.
The salmon sisters : feasting, fishing, and living in Alaska, Emma Teal Laukitis
“Feasting, fishing, and living in Alaska. A cookbook with 50 recipes"-- Provided by publisher.
Merlin, Stephen R Lawhead
CodenName Hélène : based on the thrilling true story of Nancy Wake, 'the White Mouse', Ariel Lawhon
The unstoppable Letty Pegg, Iszi Lawrence
The girl and the stars Mark Lawrence, Mark Lawrence
Nigellissima : instant Italian inspiration, Nigella Lawson
Italian food now plays a familiar role in our everyday eating but 'Nigellissima' goes beyond bolognese to bring to our table 120 inspired recipes, from the crustless meatzza to long fusilli with a no-cook Sicilian sauce.
Hammer to fall, John Lawton
Sweet Sunday, John Lawton
Turner Raines is Mr Heartbreak. Everybody leaves him. They walk out, they run away ... they die. When his oldest friend Mel Kissing dies with an icepick through his skull, Raines picks up the thread and sets out to ask 'who?' and 'why?' But this is America in 1969 and one death is just a drop in the ocean. The USA is about to land a man on the moon and the Vietnam War is ripping the country to pieces, setting sons against fathers, fathers against sons.
Living bread : tradition and innovation in artisan bread making, Daniel Leader
The major new cookbook by the pioneer from Bread Alone, who revolutionized American artisan bread baking, with 60 recipes inspired by bakers around the world. At twenty-two, Daniel Leader stumbled across the intoxicating perfume of bread baking in the back room of a Parisian boulangerie, and he has loved and devoted himself to making quality bread ever since. He went on to create Bread Alone, the now-iconic bakery that has become one of the most beloved artisan bread companies in the country.
Loki : where mischief lies, Mackenzi Lee
When Loki and Amora cause the destruction of one of Asgard's most prized possessions, Amora is banished to Earth, where her powers will slowly and excruciatingly fade to nothing. She was the only person who ever looked at Loki's magic as a gift instead of a threat; without her, he slips further into anguish and the shadow of his universally adored brother, Thor. When Asgardian magic is detected in relation to a string of murders on Earth, Odin sends Loki to investigate.
The gentleman's guide to getting lucky, Mackenzi Lee
Monty's epic grand tour may be over, but now that he and Percy are finally a couple, he realizes there is something more nerve-wracking than being chased across Europe: getting together with the person you love.
Only to die again, Patrick Lee
In the middle of the night Sam Dryden takes a call from an old friend from his days in the military. Two hours later, Dryden and his former teammate smash their way in to a remote desert shack. Inside they discover four young girls, caged and threatened with death by their abductor. Dryden acts but now faces a ruthless enemy that is determined to contain and control knowledge of a world-changing discovery.
The dangerous case of Donald Trump : 37 psychiatrists and mental health experts assess a president, Bandy X Lee
“He's only getting worse. Donald Trump's erratic behavior throughout his presidential campaign caused many of us to ask: What is wrong with him? After the election, politicians and pundits assured us he would change once he took office and would live up to his role as president. After spending two years in the most powerful position in the world, however, Trump has only gotten worse. He rants. He lashes out. He threatens violence. He holds rallies to rile up his supporters.
James Baldwin : a biography, David Leeming
James Baldwin was one of the great writers of the last century. In works that have become part of the American canon-Go Tell It on a Mountain, Giovanni's Room, Another Country, The Fire Next Time, and The Evidence of Things Not Seen-he explored issues of race and racism in America, class distinction, and sexual difference. A gay, African American writer who was born in Harlem, he found the freedom to express himself living in exile in Paris.
Murmurations, Carol Lefevre
Fortune's Homecoming, Allison Leigh
Celebrity rodeo rider Grayson Fortune is seeking a reprieve from the limelight. So as his sweet real estate agent, Billie Pemberton, searches to find him the perfect home, he struggles to keep his mind on business. With his famous (philandering) Fortune father, Grayson is sure he's not cut out for commitment. Roping young, innocent Billie into a fling would only break her heart. But Billie is convinced that love and family are Grayson's true birthright...
Save me from dangerous men, S A Lelchuk
The bad guys may have started this - but Nikki is going to finish it.
The Highland falcon thief, M G Leonard
Harrison Beck is reluctantly joining his travel-writer Uncle Nat for the last journey of the royal train, The Highland Falcon. But as the train makes its way to Scotland, a priceless brooch goes missing, and things suddenly get a lot more interesting. As suspicions and accusations run high among the passengers, Harrison begins to investigate and uncovers a few surprises along the way.
These truths : a history of the United States, Jill Lepore
In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian and New Yorker writer Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation, an urgently needed reckoning with the beauty and tragedy of American history. Written in elegiac prose, Lepore's groundbreaking investigation places truth itself?a devotion to facts, proof, and evidence?at the center of the nation's history.
The Mandie collection. Volume four, Lois Gladys Leppard
A collection of tales featuring Mandie, an orphan, and her friends as they solve mysteries together in turn-of-the-century North Carolina.
The mercy rule, John T Lescroart
Once Dismas Hardy was a cop. Now he spends his days in a lawyer's suit, billing hours to a corporate client in a downtown San Francisco office. Hardy's wife and kids like it that way. Then one client changes everything. Graham Russo, a former baseball star, is charged with murdering his dying father.
Guilt, John T Lescroart
Influential San Francisco attorney Mark Dooher is affluent, powerful, totally in control, and used to getting what he wants. When he meets a beautiful young attorney, he decides he wants her too. But Dooher is a married man, and as legal counsel for the Archdiocese of San Francisco, divorce isn't exactly on his agenda. Then Dooher's wife is murdered, and he becomes a suspect in the case. Even then, there's no cause for alarm. The woman he wants is close by his side.
Screen printing at home : print your own fabric to make simple sewn projects, Karen Lewis
Do you love the idea of printing your own fabrics at home but don't know where to start? This comprehensive guide to screen printing shows you just how easy it is to create beautiful, hand printed fabrics at your kitchen table. Screen printing expert, Karen Lewis, demonstrates two screen printing techniques - stencilling and screen filler - and how they can be used to create stunning, professional results with basic, inexpensive equipment.
My lies, your lies, Susan Lewis
Dream of Ding Village, Yan Lianke
A dead boy tells the bizarre tale of the life and death of an entire community in Henan province. His neighbours sell their blood and their coffins, and then arrange marriages for their dead family in the afterlife. Yan Lianke is a genius storyteller and fierce satirist, confronting the plight of people living under an inhuman regime.
Murder on the Rocks (A Hank Reed Mystery, Book 2), Fred Lichtenberg
The Art of Murder (A Hank Reed Mystery, Book 1), Fred Lichtenberg
Pretty revenge, Emily Liebert
The name of the game is revenge, no matter the cost, in this emotionally charged thriller. Kerrie O'Malley, jobless and in an unfulfilling relationship, can isolate the singular moment in her life when things veered off course?the night she was irrevocably wronged by someone she looked up to. Eighteen years later, when Kerrie sees the very woman who destroyed her life on television, a fire ignites inside her. The stakes are high. The risks are perilous.
What happened, Miss Simone? : a biography, Alan Light
From music journalist and former Spin and Vibe editor-in-chief Alan Light comes a biography of incandescent soul singer and Black Power icon Nina Simone, one of the most influential, provocative, and least understood artists of our time.
The upside of falling, Alex Light
Pretending to be a couple to avoid messy relationships and peer pressure, a jaded teen and a busy football captain discover they have many things in common and start to develop inconvenient, real feelings for one another.
Ready, set, dough! : beginner breads for all occasions, Rebecca Lindamood
“Rebecca Lindamood, author of Not your mama's canning book, is here to teach you how to make fluffy, golden, perfectly-crusted breads with beginner-friendly doughs that ease you into the wonderful world of baking.
Fog Island : a terrifying thriller set in a modern-day cult, Mariette Lindstein
Buckley's chance, Garry Linnell
He fought Napoleon's army and survived.He was sent to the gallows and escaped the noose.Now he is in chains and on his way to the other side of the world. What happens next will become one of the most remarkable survival stories in history.The 19th century has just begun. The world is at war. England, ruled by a mad king, is exiling thousands of criminals to an old land that has become its newest dumping ground.
Ungentlemanly warfare, Howard Linskey
Later : my life at the edge of the world, Paul Lisicky
A stunning portrait of community, identity, and sexuality by the critically acclaimed author of The Narrow DoorWhen Paul Lisicky arrived in Provincetown in the early 1990s, he was leaving behind a history of family trauma to live in a place outside of time, known for its values of inclusion, acceptance, and art. In this idyllic haven, Lisicky searches for love and connection and comes into his own as he finds a sense of belonging.
A curious history of sex, Kate Lister, Kate Lister
Witch : unleashed, untamed, unapologetic, Lisa Lister
Stress free kids : a parent's guide to helping build self-esteem, manage stress, and reduce anxiety in children, Lori Lite
Stress management solutions for you and your children! Kids today are more stressed, overwhelmed, and struggling with anxiety than ever before. Children are not born with the coping strategies needed to navigate today's increasing demands of technology, bullying, academics, and family dynamics. You yourself might wonder how your own stressed-out lifestyle is affecting your children.
Abolish Silicon Valley : how to liberate technology from capitalism, Wendu Liu
The mindfulness & acceptance workbook for stress reduction : using acceptance & commitment therapy to manage stress, build resilience & create the life you want, Fredrik Livheim
“Stress is a part of life--but it doesn't have to take over your life. With this guide, you'll develop the skills needed to help you manage difficult emotions, cultivate self-compassion, adopt positive physical and emotional habits, build resilience, and connect with your true values. Everyone experiences stress.
Last trains : Dr Beeching and the death of rural England, Charles Loft
During the course of the 1950s England lost confidence in its rulers and convinced itself it must modernise. The bankrupt, steam-powered railway, run by a Colonel Blimp, symbolised everything that was wrong with the country; the future lay in motorways and high-speed electric? or even atomic? express trains. But plans for a gleaming new railway system ended in failure and on the roads traffic ground to a halt.
The catch, T M Logan
Ed is delighted to meet his twenty-three year old daughter's fiancé for the first time. Abbey is head-over-heels in love with her new man. Smart, successful and handsome, Ryan appears to be the perfect future son-in-law. There's just one problem. There's something off about Ryan. Something hidden in the shadows behind his eyes. And it seems that only Ed can see it.
The way through the woods : on mushrooms and mourning, Litt Woon Long
A grieving widow discovers a most unexpected form of healing--hunting for mushrooms. Long Litt Woon met Eiolf a month after arriving in Norway from Malaysia as an exchange student. They fell in love, married, and settled into domestic bliss. Then Eiolf's unexpected death at fifty-four left Woon struggling to imagine a life without the man who had been her partner and anchor for thirty-two years.
Break your glass slippers, Amanda Lovelace
Single Dad's Triple Trouble, Fiona Lowe
Single Dad's Triple TroubleDr Gabe Lewis is a single triplets! But Gabe's adorable tots are triple the trouble and when it comes to simple things like babies' bath time, this brilliant doctor meets his match.He knows someone who could help, someone really special who has recently re-entered his life.
On the horizon, Lois Lowry
In turns haunting, heartbreaking, and uplifting, On the Horizon will remind readers of the horrors and heroism in our past, as well as offer hope for our future.
The red address book, Sofia Lundberg
A heartwarming debut about 96-year-old Doris, who writes down the memories of her eventful life as she pages through her decades-old address book. But the most profound moment of her life is still to come ...
The swallows, Lisa Lutz
What do you love? What do you hate? What do you want? It starts with this simple writing prompt from Alex Witt to her students at Stonebridge Academy. When their answers raise disturbing questions of their own, Ms. Witt knows there's more going on at the school than anyone will admit. She finds the few girls who've started to question the school's boys will be boys' attitude and incites a resistance that quickly becomes a movement.
When we were Vikings : a novel, Andrew MacDonald
Zelda, a twenty-one-year-old Viking enthusiast, lives with her older brother, Gert. A victim of fetal alcohol spectrum, Zelda's life is best lived with some basic rules: A smile means "thank you for doing something small that I liked;" Tomatoes must go in the middle of the sandwich and not get the bread wet. But sometimes the most important things don't fit on lists.
You have to make your own fun around here, Frances Macken
Katie, Maeve and Evelyn, friends forever, united by their childhood games and their dreams of escaping the tiny Irish town of Glenbruff. Outspoken, unpredictable and intoxicating, Evelyn is the undisputed leader of the trio. That is, until the beautiful, bold Pamela Cooney arrives from Dublin and changes Glenbruff forever ... Told from Katie's witty, quirky perspective, Frances Macken's debut beautifully captures life in a small town and the power of yearning for something bigger.
The elsewhere emporium, Ross MacKenzie
The Nowhere Emporium has been stolen. The shop from nowhere has vanished without a trace. Will it ever reappear? As they search for the lost Emporium, Daniel and Ellie encounter magical bookshops, deserted islands in the dead of night, and an array of magicians (both dead and alive). Meanwhile a dangerous force is attacking the Emporium from the inside, waiting for a chance to break free.
Jog on : how I got my life back on track, Bella Mackie
Divorced and struggling with deep-rooted mental health problems, Bella Mackie ended her twenties in tears. She could barely find the strength to get off the sofa, let alone piece her life back together. Until one day she did something she had never done of her own free will - she pulled on a pair of trainers and went for a run. That first attempt didn't last very long. But to her surprise, she was back out there the next day. And the day after that.
Execution dock, James Macomber
In this Thriller Short, bestselling author James Macomber shows that in divorce there are no limits to what one man will do to keep from losing his wife and children. When it comes to defending their clients, senior litigation partners Katherine Price and John Cann don't play by the rules. Far from it, in fact. Something's got to give. Someone is going to die.
The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning : How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter, Margareta Magnusson
Annie's life in lists, Kristin Mahoney
Annie's a shy fifth grader with an incredible memory and a love of making lists. It helps her keep track of things when they can seem a little out of control, like her family, her friends, and her life in a new place. Annie has: 1. An incredible memory (really, it's almost photographic) that can get her in trouble 2. A desire to overcome her shyness 3. A brother who is mad at her because he thinks she is the reason they had to move to Clover Gap, population 8,432. 4.
The 47 people you'll meet in Middle School, Kristin Mahoney
Annie's Life in Lists, delivers heartwarming, pitch-perfect advice, ideal for anyone nervously approaching middle school.
Sofia Khan is not obliged, Ayisha Malik
Her privates, we : the middle parts of fortune: Somme and Ancre, Frederic Manning
Born in Australia, novelist and poet Frederic Manning moved to England in his youth and was an off-and-on presence there for much of his life. Spurred to defend his adopted homeland, Manning enlisted to serve in World War I. This fictionalized account of his experiences--initially published anonymously--offers a gripping look into the historical period and the implications of early twentieth century trench warfare.
The circus train conspiracy, Edward Marston
Following a string of successful performances, the Moscardi Circus is travelling by train to Newcastle for their next show. Yet a collision on the track with a couple of sleepers causes pandemonium: passengers thrown about and animals escaping into the night. When the body of a woman is discovered in nearby woodland, Inspector Colbeck is desperate to lend assistance, believing the two incidents might be connected.
Reacher said nothing : Lee Child and the making of Make me, Andrew Martin
It had never been attempted before, and might never be done again. One man watching another man write a novel from beginning to end. 'On September 1, 2014, in an 11th floor apartment in New York, Lee Child embarked on the twentieth book in his globally successful Jack Reacher series.
The Baby-sitters Club collection, Ann M Martin
Collection of the first four Babysitters Club novels.
Reunited with his long-lost Cinderella, Laura Martin
The Society lady and the return of her first love... When widow Lady Francesca attends a masquerade ball, she's shocked to meet Ben Crawford again. She'd loved him once, before her awful marriage, before he'd been transported to Australia as a convict. Now a wealthy landowner, Ben's contempt for her burns almost as strong as their attraction. She knows he believes she betrayed him - so she must put the past right, before it's too late...
Claudia and the mystery in the painting, Ann M Martin
Claudia is helping Rebecca Madden prepare to sell her granmother's house. Grandmother Madden was a famous artist, and finding more of her valuable paintings would help Rebecca's family a lot, but Grandmother Madden destroyed all her paintings before she died. Claudia believes no artist would destroy their life's work, but she'll have to work fast to prove her theory.
Mary Anne and the secret in the attic, Ann M Martin
Mary Anne discovers a secret about her past and now she's afraid of the future.
Dawn Schafer, undercover baby-sitter, Ann M Martin
America's favourite babysitters are detectives, too!.
Dawn and the we [love] kids club, Ann M Martin
Is Dawn's California baby-sitting club more popular than Stoneybrook's BSC?.
Dawn on the coast, Ann M Martin
Since her parents' divorce, Dawn lives in Connecticut with her mother while her brother and father are in California, but after a week's vacation in sunny, healthy southern California, Dawn isn't sure she wants to return to the East Coast.
Abby and the mystery baby, Ann M Martin
When Abby comes home from school one day and finds a baby on her front porch, she's completely mystified. Where did he come from? And why was he left on the Stevenson's porch? Abby's mom convinces the authorities to let the baby, whom the family dubs Eli, stay at their house while the search for his parents is conducted.
Mary Anne and the music box secret, Ann M Martin
Mary Anne finds a secret panel in the basement of her grandparents' house while cleaning up after a flood. Inside is a package marked with a curse.
The water keeper Charles Martin, Charles Martin
Murphy Shepherd is a man with many secrets. He lives alone on an island, tending the grounds of a church with no parishioners, and he's dedicated his life to rescuing those in peril. But as he mourns the loss of his mentor and friend, Murph himself may be more lost than he realizes. When he pulls a beautiful woman named Summer out of Florida's Intracoastal Waterway, Murph's mission to lay his mentor to rest at the end of the world takes a dangerous turn.
In search of meadowlarks : birds, farms, and food in harmony with the land, John M Marzluff
An ornithologist's personal look at farming practices that finds practical solutions for sustainable food production compatible with bird and wildlife conservation With predictions of a human population of more than nine billion by the middle of this century and eleven billion by 2100, we stand at a crossroads in our agricultural evolution. In this clear and engaging yet scientifically rigorous book, wildlife biologist John M. Marzluff takes a personal approach to sustainable agriculture.
Call of the Reed Warbler : a new agriculture : a new earth, Charles Massy
This groundbreaking book will change the way we think of, farm and grow food. Author and radical farmer Charles Massy explores transformative and regenerative agriculture and the vital connection between our soil and our health. It is a story of how a grassroots revolution, a true underground insurgency, can save the planet, help turn climate change around, and build healthy people and healthy communities, pivoting significantly on our relationship with growing and consuming food.
Recalled to death, Priscilla Masters
Coroner Martha Gunn is baffled by the discovery of an unidentified body in the ruins of a local beauty spot. On a bright spring morning, John Hyde opens the gates to the grounds of Moreton Corbet Castle, a local medieval ruin, and discovers the body of a homeless man with his throat slashed.
If we were giants : a novel, Dave Matthews
Fourteen-year-old Kirra must summon the courage to face her own mistakes before she can help save her peaceful community from a gigantic threat.-- Provided by Publisher.
A convenient fiction, Mimi Matthews
The mysterious Alex Archer returns to England in Book 3 of Mimi Matthews' USA Today bestselling Parish Orphans of Devon series.She Needed a Husband…It's been three years since Laura Hayes's father died, leaving her and her invalid brother to subsist on the income from the family's failing perfume business. But time is swiftly running out. What she needs is a husband, and fast. A noble gentleman who can rescue them all from penury.
A modest independence, Mimi Matthews
“Solicitor Tom Finchley has spent his life using his devious intellect to solve the problems of others. As for his own problems, they're nothing that a bit of calculated vengeance can't remedy. But that's all over now. He's finally ready to put the past behind him and settle down to a quiet, uncomplicated life. If only he could find an equally uncomplicated woman. Former lady's companion Jenny Holloway has just been given a modest independence. Now, all she wants is a bit of adventure.
The work of art, Mimi Matthews
An Uncommon Beauty… Hidden away in rural Devonshire, Phyllida Satterthwaite has always been considered more odd than beautiful. But in London, her oddity has made her a sensation. Far worse, it's caught the eye of the sinister Duke of Moreland—a notorious art collector obsessed with acquiring one-of-a-kind treasures. To escape the duke's clutches, she's going to need a little help. An Unlikely Hero… Captain Arthur Heywood's days of heroism are long past.
The winter companion, Mimi Matthews
A winter reunion for the orphans brings romance for Neville Cross in Book 4 of Mimi Matthews' USA Today bestselling Parish Orphans of Devon series. She Needed to be Seen...As a lady's companion, Clara Hartwright never receives much attention from anyone. And that's precisely how she likes it. With a stormy past, and an unconventional plan for her future, it's far safer to remain invisible.
Dutch girl : Audrey Hepburn and World War II, Robert Matzen
Twenty-five years after her passing, Audrey Hepburn remains the most beloved of all Hollywood stars, known as much for her role as UNICEF ambassador as for films like Roman Holiday and Breakfast at Tiffany's. Several biographies have chronicled her stardom, but none has covered her intense experiences through five years of Nazi occupation in the Netherlands. According to her son, Luca Dotti, "The war made my mother who she was.
The unseen Anzac : how an enigmatic explorer created Australia's World War I photographs, Jeff Maynard
The previously untold story of an extraordinary man and a great war photographer. Cameras were banned at the Western Front when the Anzacs arrived in 1916, prompting correspondent Charles Bean to argue continually for Australia to have a dedicated photographer. He was eventually assigned an enigmatic polar explorer - George Hubert Wilkins. Within weeks of arriving at the front, Wilkins' exploits were legendary. He did what no photographer had previously dared to do.
The clock mirage : our myth of measured time, Joseph Mazur
Death and nightingales : a novel, Eugene McCabe
It is 1883 and the farms of County Fermanagh, on the border of Ulster and what we now know as the Republic of Ireland, are crisscrossed with religious, political, and generational tensions. Through the events of a single day in the life of Elizabeth Winters, we see decades of pain, betrayal, and resentment build to a devastating climax.
The planet pirates, Anne McCaffrey
Traces the careers of two women, Sassinak, who escaped from slavery to become an Admiral of the Fleet, and Lunzie, Sassinak's great-grandmother who spent nearly a century in cold sleep.
Generation warriors, Anne McCaffrey
Lunzie, fresh from her adventures in The Death of Sleep, has discovered that the one good heavyworlder she ever met isn't so good after all ...
The death of sleep, Anne McCaffrey
The ultimate job hunting guidebook 2019, Frank McClain
Is it time to move on? Looking for a job the pays more than what you're currently making? Fresh out of college and starting your career? Changing careers? Returning back to the workplace after being out of the job market? Do you see the writing on the wall with company downsizing or merger? Need extra cash during the summer or holidays?Whatever your reason, the job search process can be a daunting task while searching for available jobs, crafting and submitting your resumes, talking with job rec.
A family for Jason, Virginia McCullough
She's not home for keeps...unless he proves first love is forever. Bluestone River is a minefield of memories for Mike Abbot - all involving Ruby Driscoll. Twenty years after scandal divided them, they're both back in their hometown. Ruby's visit is strictly temporary. But as she uses her trauma expertise to help his vulnerable son, Mike faces what his heart has always known. Ruby's still his one and only.
The wolf is not invited, Avril McDonald
Wolfgang is left heartbroken when his best friend Catreen runs off without him to play with Clarissa. Spider shows Wolfgang how to make his own fun and Wolfgang realises that there are other great friends out there just waiting to be met! There are some situations and feelings that we cannot change and there are some that we can. Knowing the difference between the two (and some ways to make ourselves feel happy) is a great trick to have up our sleeves! Suitable for 4- to 7-year-olds.
The house of deep water, Jeni McFarland
“River Bend, Michigan, is the kind of small town most can't imagine leaving, but three women couldn't wait to escape. When each must return--Linda Williams, never sure what she wants; her mother, Paula, always too sure; and Beth DeWitt, one of River Bend's only black daughters, now a mother of two who'd planned to raise her own children anywhere else--their paths collide under Beth's father's roof.
Antipodeans : a novel, Greg McGee
Beginning with the return to Venice of an old and sick man determined to confront his past, and accompanied by his daughter who is escaping hers, The Antipodeans spans three generations of a New Zealand family and their interaction with three families of Northern Italy.
The last crossing, Brian McGilloway
The Last Crossing is a brilliant excavation of the recent past. McGilloway's book begins with as frightening and visceral a scene as in any Scorsese movie and explores the aftermath in only the way a great author can. It's just a two-hour car ride on the ferry from Scotland to Ireland, but during the Troubles it was a journey from 20th-century civilisation into the heart of darkness.
Bloodlust & bonnets, Emily McGovern
“The year is 1820, and bored young debutante Lucy knows there must be more to life than embroidery and engagements - no matter how eligible the bachelor might be. Some bachelors, she has discovered, are less 'eligible' than they are 'bloodthirsty,' however... literally. It turns out that there are a lot of vampires in late-Regency England, and Lucy has an eye for spotting them and the desire to rid the world of them.
Births, deaths and marriages, Jill McGown
You're a miracle (and a pain in the ass), Mike McHargue
“Why is there such a gap between what you want to do and what you actually do? The co-host of The Liturgists Podcast and Ask Science Mike explains why our desires and our real lives are so wildly different--and what you can do to close the gap. For thousands of years, scientists, philosophers, and self-help gurus have wrestled with one of the basic conundrums of human life: why we do the things we do. Or rather, why we so often don't do the things that we want to do.
Bye bye baby, Fiona McIntosh
A schoolteacher is found murdered in an alley way in a northern English city. Three months later a courier's body turns up in a toilet block in a rough London suburb. Two men with very different lives but a common death: both bodies have been gruesomely mutiliated. Suddenly the entire country is on high alert. Britain has a serial killer on the loose.
The exiles in love, Hilary McKay
Romantic love enters the lives of the four Conroy sisters when Ruth develops a crush on the school bus driver. Next she finds herself pining for Mr. Rochester in Jane Eyre, smitten with the Temporary English teacher (to whom sister Naomi is attracted as well), and infatuated with Alan Adair from the butcher's shop.
Animals in that country, Laura Jean McKay
Out on the road, no one speaks, everything talks. Hard-drinking, foul-mouthed, and allergic to bullshit, Jean is not your usual grandma. She's never been good at getting on with other humans, apart from her beloved granddaughter, Kimberly. Instead, she surrounds herself with animals, working as a guide in an outback wildlife park. And although Jean talks to all her charges, she has a particular soft spot for a young dingo called Sue.
Wind River undercover, Lindsay McKenna
For native Guatemalan Anna Navaro, nothing is more satisfying than capturing drug traffickers for the U.S. DEA. Her career has always been her focus, but just as she's beginning to yearn for something more, she's given a brand-new assignment with DEA agent Gabe Whitcomb. In his well-worn Stetson and boots, he's part cowboy and part law enforcement, a combination Anna finds irresistibly sexy.
All that is solid melts into air, Darragh McKeon
Russia, 1986. On a run-down apartment block in Moscow, a nine-year-old prodigy plays his piano silently for fear of disturbing the neighbors. In a factory on the outskirts of the city, his aunt makes car parts, hiding her dissident past. In a nearby hospital, a surgeon immerses himself in his work, avoiding his failed marriage. And in a village in Belarus, a teenage boy wakes to a sky of the deepest crimson. Outside, the ears of his neighbor's cattle are dripping blood.
And the killer Is . . G. A. McKevett, G A McKevett
Better Man, Leah McLaren
Maya wants Nick to be less of a workaholic, to come home earlier, to spend some time with his children. Nick wants a divorce. With his mind made up, Nick is determined to leave. But it comes as a shock to realize how much it will cost him to walk away. As a stay-at-home mum, Maya is entitled to everything. Then an unlikely solution presents itself: Nick needs to act like a better man.
The day I became the most wanted boy in the world, Tom McLaughlin
Nine year old Pete is about to have the worst day ever in this hilarious adventure, perfect for fans of Pamela Butchart and Frank Cottrell Boyce. There's nothing Pete loves more than sitting at home, being quiet and watching the snooker. But when he accidentally bumps into a local gangster, Pete and his super annoying next door neighbour, Sammy, are caught up in a series of events that get worse and worse at each and every turn.
The lost causes of Bleak Creek : a novel, Rhett McLaughlin
“It's 1992 in Bleak Creek, North Carolina, a sleepy little place with all the trappings of an ordinary Southern town: two Baptist churches, friendly smiles coupled with silent judgments, and an unquenchable appetite for pork products.
One of us is next, Karen M McManus
The Feel-Good Family Food Plan : Everything You Need to Feed Your Family Well, Every Day, Joanna McMillan
The only cookbook you need to feed your family well, from Australia's favourite nutrition scientist.
Whatever it takes, Andy McNab
Natural soap at home : how to make felted soap, wine soap, fruit soap, goat's milk soap, and much more, Liz McQuerry
Sustainable soap crafting as close as your kitchen ...
Strong fathers, strong daughters : the 30-day challenge, Margaret J Meeker
Dr. Meg Meeker issues fathers thirty days of challenges to help strengthen their relationships with their daughters. Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: The 30-Day Challenge is the highly anticipated follow-up companion to the national bestseller, Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters by Dr. Meg Meeker. The 30-Day Challenge takes readers through thirty practical father-daughter activities, meant to strengthen dads in their parenting roles, while also creating honest and thriving relationships.
Exile, Shannon Messenger
Talk to the paw, Melinda Metz
Jamie Snyder is thirty-four and single but NOT ready to mingle. After suffering through The Year of the Non-Commital Man, The Year of the Self-Absorbed Man, and The Year of the Forgot-to-Mention-Im-Married Man, Jamies ready to celebrate The Year of Meand MacGyver, of course. MacGyver is an adorable tabby with a not-so-adorable habit of sneaking out at night and stealing things from the neighbors. Thats right, MacGyver is a cat burglar.
Waisted : a novel, Randy Susan Meyers
Alice and Daphne, both successful and accomplished working mothers, harbor the same secret: obsession with their weight overshadows concerns about their children, husbands, work?and everything else of importance in their lives. Scales terrify them. Daphne, plump in a family of model-thin women, learned only slimness earns admiration at her mother's knee. Alice, break-up skinny when she met her husband, risks losing her marriage if she keeps gaining weight. The two women meet at Waisted.
The imperfects, Amy Meyerson
The Millers are far from perfect. Estranged siblings Jess, Ashley and Jake find themselves under one roof for the first time in years, forced to confront old resentments and betrayals, when their mysterious, eccentric matriarch, Helen, passes away. But their lives are about to change when they find a secret inheritance hidden among her possessions-the Florentine Diamond, a 137-carat yellow gemstone that went missing from the Austrian Empire a century ago.
Hawaii : a novel, James A Michener
This epic novel traces the origins and history of the islands of Hawaii, from their volcanic birth, through the first arrivals of humans from Polynesia, followed by European sailors and missionaries, then Chinese and Japanese laborers, to the modern blending of cultures.
The covenant : a novel, James A Michener
Adventurers, scoundrels and missionaries. The best and worst of two continents carve an empire out of the vast wilderness that is to become South Africa. For hundreds of years, their rivalries and passions spill across the land. From the first Afrikaners to the powerful Zulu nation, and the missionaries who lived with both--all of them will influence and take part in the wars and politics that will change a nation forever.
Centennial, James A Michener
Written to commemorate the Bicentennial in 1976, James A. Michener's magnificent saga of the West is an enthralling celebration of the frontier.
Sayonara : a novel, James A Michener
A brilliant tale of love and war, SAYONARA tells the story of Major Lloyd Gruver, son of an army general stationed in Japan, dating a general's daughter, and happy with his life. He didn't understand the soldiers who fell in love with Japanese girls. Then he met Hana-ogi. After that nothing mattered anymore. Nothing but her ...
Alaska : a novel, James A Michener
In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska's fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.
The drifters : a novel, James A Michener
In his triumphant best seller, James Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of six young runaways adrift in a world they have created out of dreams, drugs, and dedication to pleasure. With the sure touch of a master, Michener pulls us into the dark center of their private world, whether it's in Spain, Marrakech, or Mozambique, and exposes the naked nerve ends with shocking candor and infinite compassion.
Space : a novel, James A Michener
Space. It is the object of dreams and daring of countless men and women who have made it the last, great frontier of human endeavor. James Michener has brought the human touch to that exciting exploration by bringing to life six men and women. Their dedication to the space experience defines its complexities and fascination as no other writer can.
Texas, James A Michener
Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener's monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America's most affluent, diverse, and provocative states. Among his finely drawn cast of characters, emotional and political alliances are made and broken, as the loyalties established over the course of each turbulent age inevitably collapse under the weight of wealth and industry.
Chesapeake : a novel, James A Michener
In this classic novel, James A. Michener brings his grand epic tradition to bear on the four-hundred-year saga of America's Eastern Shore, from its Native American roots to the modern age. In the early 1600s, young Edmund Steed is desperate to escape religious persecution in England. After joining Captain John Smith on a harrowing journey across the Atlantic, Steed makes a life for himself in the New World, establishing a remarkable dynasty that parallels the emergence of America.
Caribbean : a novel, James A Michener
In this acclaimed classic novel, James A. Michener sweeps readers off to the Caribbean, bringing to life the eternal allure and tumultuous history of this glittering string of islands.
Recessional : a novel, James A Michener
The challenges and rewards faced by older adults and their families is the subject at the heart of this provocative new novel. Set in a Florida retirement center called the Palms, the book follows a group of unforgettable residents over the course of a year as their humorous, triumphant narratives unfold.
The bridges at Toko-ri : a novel, James A Michener
Young and innocent, they came to a place they had barely heard of, prepared for war. They were American fighter pilots, trained but frightened, facing an an enemy they couldn't understand, and waging a war they had to win ...
Poland : a novel, James A Michener
Like the heroic land that is its subject, James Michener's Poland teems with vivid events and unforgettble characters. In the sweeping span of eight tumultuous centuries, three Polish families live out their destinies and the drama of a nation--in the grand tradition of a great James Michener saga.
Plague of corruption : restoring faith in the promise of science, Judy Mikovits
“Kent Heckenlively and Judy Mikovits are the new dynamic duo fighting corruption in science." --Ben Garrison, America's #1 political satirist Dr. Judy Mikovits is a modern-day Rosalind Franklin, a brilliant researcher shaking up the old boys' club of science with her groundbreaking discoveries. And like many women who have trespassed into the world of men, she uncovered decades-old secrets that many would prefer to stay buried.
L.E.L. The lost life and scandalous death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the celebrated "female Byron", Lucasta Miller
On 15 October 1838, the body of a thirty-six-year-old woman was found in Cape Coast Castle, West Africa, a bottle of Prussic acid in her hand. She was one of the most famous English poets of her day: Letitia Elizabeth Landon, known by her initials `L.E.L.
The boy who made the world disappear, Ben Miller
Lie another day, Peter Millett
D.I.Y. spy, Peter Millett
Spy borg, Peter Millett
Jonathan Dangerfield - aka Johnny Danger super spy - is facing his most dangerous mission yet. Not only has Dr Disastrous escaped, but he has joined forces with the evil inventor Yuri Boom-Boom. Boom-Boom has created an army of Yuri-nators, cyborg clones that are so humanlike even MI6 is compromised. Their number one mission? Exterminate Johnny Danger. Number two mission? Take over the world. Johnny doesn't know who to trust.
We are all in shock : how overwhelming experiences shatter you and what you can do about it, Stephanie Mines
The fitting room : putting on the character of Christ, Kelly Minter
The destiny relic, Ed Mitchell
Hank Cameron is the most hated and most hunted man in the Middle East. Framed by Sheik Sarraf for stealing a religious relic that could inflame or end warfare around the world, he is isolated in Jordan. A dead or alive bounty has been issued for his capture. Agents of the Vatican, the Israeli Mossad, and Muslim terrorists, all want what he has.
Gold fire, Ed Mitchell
With the secret help of China, terrorists have stolen nuclear warheads from Russia's Strategic Rocket Forces. Is their peace offer to end global terrorism sincere or will the terrorists vaporize millions before America, Russia, and Israel can stop an attack?When the Russian and U.S. military fail to locate the missing warheads, Iraq war hero and newly elected Senator Nolan Martin applies his countterrorism experience to help the FBI find the deadly weapons - by any and all means necessary.
Gold raid, Ed Mitchell
The history of gold and rich mines is rampant with theft and double-crossing. And when there is a vein of gold as think as a person's arm, then partners, government officials, lovers, family and friends can become cutthroat enemies. After discovering a massive gold vein, Nolen Martin and his fiancée attempt to outwit a powerful international mining conglomerate, disloyal partners, and the Japanese Mafia, all determined to destroy them.
Black Camel, Ed Mitchell
After numerous terrorist cells in America are captured, Al-Qaeda's leadership resorts to sending an always-successful political assassin. The mission: force America to pull out of the Middle East and Africa. As wide-spread attacks spread chaos across the country, the FBI is compelled to employ an unconventional counter-terrorism team to track down the assassin.
How to Fold Origami : Easy techniques and over 25 great projects, David Mitchell
The perfect companion for all origami enthusiasts. The adept origamist can produce anything from a simple dog or chicken to amazing geometric models and this book shows exactly how. Featuring hundreds of specially drawn, step-by-step diagrams, clear instructions from master origamist and author David Mitchell, and beautiful photographs of the finished pieces, it contains projects ranging from very simple pieces that can be achieved with a few basic folds, to complex birds with flapping wings.
The Sun King : Louis XIV at Versailles, Nancy Mitford
Killing trail, Margaret Mizushima
Stalking ground, Margaret Mizushima
Burning ridge, Margaret Mizushima
Anzac & Aviator : the remarkable story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to Australia air race, Michael Molkentin
The story of extraordinary Australian, Ross Smith, who rode to war at Gallipoli on horseback and by the end of the war, was one of the most highly awarded fighter pilots.
Minecraft, Sfé R Monster
“Tyler is your everyday kid whose life is changed when his family has to move from the town he's always known. Thankfully, Tyler has a strong group of friends forever linked in the world of Minecraft! Tyler, along with Evan, Candace, Tobi, and Grace have been going on countless adventures together across the Overworld and are in need of a challenge. They decide to go on the Ultimate Quest -- to travel to the End and face off against the ender dragon!" -- Provided by publisher.
Battle on 42nd Street : war in Crete and the Anzacs' bloody last stand, Peter Monteath
At what point does the will to survive on the battlefield give way to bloodlust? The battle for Crete was at once the most modern and the most ancient of wars. For a week Australian and New Zealand forces were relentlessly hammered from the skies by the Luftwaffe and pursued across Crete by some of the most accomplished and best equipped forces Hitler could muster. On the morning of 27 May 1941, however, all that was about to change.
Long bright river, Liz Moore
In a Philadelphia neighbourhood rocked by the opioid crisis, two once-inseparable sisters find themselves at odds. One, Kacey, lives on the streets in the vise of addiction. The other, Mickey, walks those same blocks on her police beat. They don't speak anymore, but Mickey never stops worrying about her sibling.
How to be famous, Caitlin Moran
Artemis Fowl : the graphic novel, Michael Moreci
“At just twelve years old, Artemis Fowl is a criminal genius. No scheme is too dastardly, no plot too devious. And he's just discovered that fairies are real. Poor fairies. But these are not the cuddly creatures of bedtime stories. They are armed. They are dangerous. And when Artemis captures Captain Holly Short for her fairy gold, he messes with the wrong elf. Holly isn't armed but she's incredibly dangerous, and pretty annoyed with all the kidnapping.
The tourist attraction, Sarah Morgenthaler
“When Graham Barnett named his diner The Tourist Trap, he meant it as a joke. Now he's stuck slinging reindeer dogs to an endless string of resort visitors who couldn't interest him less. Not even the sweet, enthusiastic tourist in the corner who blushes every time he looks her way... Two weeks in Alaska isn't just the top item on Zoey Caldwell's bucket list. It's the whole bucket. One look at the mountain town of Moose Springs and she's smitten.
Muck and magic Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill, Michael Morpurgo
The wagon train, - Morris
Follows the adventures of Lucky Luke as he fights crime in the Old West.
The mystery of the exploding teeth and other curiosities from the history of medicine, Thomas Morris
Super sourdough : the foolproof guide to making world-class bread at home, James Morton
Making Super Sourdough is the true test of every aspiring bread-maker. Fickle and delicate, every loaf is unique. And there are a lot of pitfalls to be avoided. It's much more than a food: sourdough is a science.
One hundred years of dirt, Rick Morton
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. One Hundred Years of Dirt is an unflinching memoir in which the mother is a hero who is never rewarded. It is a meditation on the anger, fear of others and an obsession with real and imagined borders.
Robin Hood : hacking, heists & flaming arrows, Robert Muchamore
Master of the phantom isle, Brandon Mull
As the evil Celebrant conquers more and more dragon sanctuaries, Kendra must raise an army of friends and allies on her own to fight him because her brother Seth and Bracken are missing.
Dragonwatch, Brandon Mull
Because Dragonwatch, an ancient group of wizards, enchantresses, and dragon slayers, is crumbling, an uprising of dragons threatens to destroy the magical preserves as well as overrun the nonmagical world.
Wrath of the dragon king, Brandon Mull
Seth and Kendra, newly appointed caretakers of Wyrmroost, soon find themselves in a fight for their lives when the dragons, led by Celebrant, rebel.
Please see us, Caitlin Mullen
Summer has come to Atlantic City but the boardwalk is empty of tourists, the casino lights have dimmed, and two Jane Does are laid out in the marshland behind the Sunset Motel, just west of town. Only one person even knows they're there. Meanwhile, Clara, a young boardwalk psychic, struggles to attract clients for the tarot readings that pay her rent.
Complete crochet course : the ultimate reference guide, Shannon MullettBowlsby
“Whether you're a beginner who has never picked up a hook before or an experienced stitcher looking to advance to the next level, this comprehensive book will become your ultimate reference for crochet. It's like having crochet experts Shannon and Jason Mullett-Bowlsby right there with you every step of the way.
Macramé for beginners and beyond : 24 easy macramé projects for home and garden, Amy Mullins
Make home decor, jewelry, and more with projects that put a twenty-first'century spin on this age-old craft. Includes photos and diagrams. Discover a fresh new take on the traditional art of macrame, a craft that was incredibly popular in the seventies and is currently enjoying a renaissance. Macrame projects are the best way to bring the current trend for luxe, boho interiors into your home. This book includes on-trend macrame projects for inside and outside the home.
Self-care for men : how to look good and feel great, Garrett Munce
“In Self-Care for Men, author Garrett Munce-grooming editor for Esquire and Men's Health and confirmed self-care practitioner-teaches you how to improve your physical and mental health and overall well-being through these easy and practical tips and exercises-from grooming to meditation-that are proven to work. Practiced by men like David Beckham, Snoop Dogg, and Adam Levine, self-care is a key component to overall wellness.
NLD from the Inside Out, Michael Brian Murphy
Offering invaluable advice for teenagers and young adults with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD), this book explains what NLD is, how to understand your NLD brain, and how to thrive socially and academically with an NLD. The book also includes guidance for parents, teachers and therapists on the issues that people with NLD want them to know.
Together : loneliness, health and what happens when we find connection, Vivek H Murthy
Dear Edward, Ann Napolitano
A heart-wrenching, life-affirming novel about a 12-year-old boy who is the sole survivor of a deadly plane crash. One summer morning, a flight takes off from New York to Los Angeles. There are 216 passengers aboard: among them a Wall Street millionaire; a young woman taking a pregnancy test in the airplane toilet; a soldier returning from Afghanistan; and two beleaguered parents moving across the country with their adolescent sons.
Amazing Grace, Kim Nash
She's taking her life back, one step at a time... Grace thought she had it all. Living in the beautiful village of Little Ollington, along with head teacher husband Mark and gorgeous son, Archie, she devoted herself to being the perfect mum and the perfect wife, her little family giving her everything she ever wanted. Until that fateful day when she walked in on Mark kissing his secretary - and her perfect life fell apart.
Murder at the Mena House, Erica Ruth Neubauer
Well-heeled travelers from around the world flock to the Mena House Hotel'an exotic gem in the heart of Cairo where cocktails flow, adventure dispels the aftershocks of World War I, and deadly dangers wait in the shadows ... ' Egypt, 1926. Fiercely independent American Jane Wunderly has made up her mind: she won't be swept off her feet on a trip abroad.
The shell house, Linda Newbery
Anno Dracula 1999 Daikaiju, Kim Newman
It is the eve of the new millennium, and the vampire princess Christina Light is throwing a party in Daikaiju Plaza - a building in the shape of a giant mechanical dragon - in Tokyo, attended by the leaders of the worlds of technology, finance, culture and innovation. After a century overshadowed by the malign presence of Dracula, Christina decrees the inauguration of an Age of Light.
Chicken soup for the soul : 101 feel good stories, Amy Newmark
A family for Rose, Nadia Nichols
She's the prodigal daughter ... But can she truly go home? Shannon McTavish returns to her father's Wyoming ranch with her child, Rose, but it's hardly the haven she expected. Her father and rancher Billy Mac are embroiled in a battle with a powerful wind company. Billy wants Shannon to stay.
The end begins, Leroy Nichols
Josanin the Heartless just wanted to conquer the world, not save it.Josanin has been an ambitious schemer all his life—a calculating wizard who has matched wits with countless heroes over the years. Dwarves, humans, halflings and elfin folk have all borne the brunt of Josanin's desire for power. But an accidental discovery reveals that the Free Folk are the least of his worries.
Almost dead, Ophelia Night
After the disastrous fallout from her last placement in England, all 23-year-old Cassandra Vale wants is a chance to pick up the pieces. A high-society, divorced mother in sunny Italy seems to be the answer. But is she? With a new family come new children, new rules, and new expectations. Cassandra's determined to make this one last - until a horrifying discovery pushes her to a breaking point.
Blood ties, Garth Nix
Erdas is a land of balance. The spirit animal bond bridges the human and animal worlds. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan each have this gift, and the responsibility that comes with it. But the Conquerors are trying to destroy this balance, swallowing whole cities in their rush for power, including Meilin's home. Ready to fight, Meilin has set off into enemy territory with her spirit animal, a panda name Jhi. Her friends aren't far behind, but they're not the only ones. The enemy is everywhere.
St. Francis Society for Wayward Pets : a novel, Annie England Noblin
Laid off, cheated on, mugged: what else can go wrong in Maeve Stephens' life? So when she learns her birth mother has left her a house, a vintage VW Beetle, and a marauding cat, in the small town of Timber Creek, Washington, she packs up to discover the truth about her past. She arrives to the sight of a cheerful bulldog abandoned on her front porch, a reclusive but tempting author living next door, and a set of ready-made friends at the St.
Parang kayo, pero hindi, - Noringai
The “parang kayo, pero hindi” stage. Others call it MU or mutual understanding. Pseudo relationships. Pseudo boyfriends. Flings. Almost like a relationship, but not quite. It is a phase where the persons involved are more than friends, but not quite lovers. “Ate Noreen’s words and lines are very touching but at the same time very realistic. Reading her blog (entry about me) made me realize a lot of things. I didn’t know how my simple gestures affect other people’s lives.
Hunting game, Paul Norlen
Helene Tursten's new series features Detective Inspector Embla Nyström, a sharp, unforgiving woman working in a man's world. When one of her peers is murdered during a routine hunting trip, Embla takes charge of the search to track down the killer. But the murky underworld she uncovers during the course of the investigation will force her to grapple with some dark secrets of her own. Helene Tursten was a nurse and a dentist before she turned to writing.
Bread on the table : recipes for making and enjoying Europe's most beloved breads, David Norman
The debut cookbook from cult favorite Austin bakery and beer garden Easy Tiger, featuring recipes from author David Norman's time spent exploring bread traditions throughout Europe and North America, plus menu ideas for incorporating homemade bread into everyday meals.
Do less : the unexpected strategy for women to get more of what they want in work and life, Kate Northrup
“A practical and spiritual guide for working moms to learn how to have more by doing less. This is a book for working women and mothers who are ready to release the culturally inherited belief that their worth is equal to their productivity, and instead create a personal and professional life that's based on presence, meaning, and joy.
Blood in, blood out, Brenda Novak
Discover heart-racing intrigue in this Thriller Short of romantic suspense. In this Thriller Short, Brenda Novak shows how past deeds and current love can both bind us to our fate. Rex McReady joined the Crew to survive in prison, but he also killed two of his one-time brothers to save Laurel, the woman he loves. Now in the witness protection program, he is trying to sort things out in his tempestuous on-again, off-again relationship with Laurel.
The book with no pictures, B J Novak
“In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what"-- Provided by publisher.
One perfect summer, Brenda Novak
Some families we're born into Some we find for ourselves When Serenity Alston swabbed her cheek for 23andMe, she joked about uncovering some dark ancestral scandal. The last thing she expected was to discover two half sisters she didn't know existed. Suddenly, everything about her loving family is drawn into question. And meeting these newfound sisters might be the only way to get answers. The women decide to dig into the mystery together at Serenity's family cabin in Lake Tahoe.
Every waking moment, Brenda Novak
Emma Wright has finally escaped the dangerous man who's controlled her every move for the past six years. Taking her five-year-old son, she has fled across the country--seeking freedom, safety and a fresh start. But Max's father isn't giving them up so easily. Preston Holman understands the lengths a parent will go for his child. He's given up everything to pursue the man he believes killed his son.
Adam's mum and dad, Judy Nunn
'I have no family,' Adam said, the blue eyes in the baby face now ice-cold. 'I have no mother and I have no father.'Adam is just fifteen years old when he stumbles upon the Otto Bin Empire, a community of homeless men and women who gather at the colourful wheelie bins down near the docks.The teenage runaway is fleeing from his violent, alcoholic father, and now has one goal: to stay lost.
Oskar the Pole : another story from the Otto Bin Empire, Judy Nunn
Si boxer at brandon : boxer and brandon, Inna Nusinsky
Ito ay isang nakakaantig na kwento ng pag kakaibigan sa pagitan ng isang aso at bata. Kapag ang isa sa kanila ay nangangailangan ng tulong, lagi silang handang tulungan ang isa't isa. Ito ang kahulugan ng tunay na pagkakaibigan.
Treaty at Doona, Jody Lynn Nye
FOR THE GOOD OF THE PLANET? OR THE DESTRUCTION OF AN ALLIANCE? Several years after resolving a crisis of treachery on Doona, the Humans and Hrrubans encounter a new threat to their peaceful coexistence ... The Gringgs are not the first alien visitors to Doona, but they are the first to offer friendship--and a proposal to partake in a trade agreement being drawn up by Doona's leaders. Some are willing to trust the Gringgs; others question their true motives ...
Plants only kitchen : over 70 delicious, super-simple, powerful & protein-packed recipes for busy people, Gaz Oakley
Blonde : a novel, Joyce Carol Oates
“In this ambitious book, Joyce Carol Oates boldly reimagines the inner, poetic, and spiritual life of Norma Jeane Baker?the child, the woman, the fated celebrity and idolized blonde the world came to know as Marilyn Monroe. In a voice startling, intimate, and rich, Norma Jeane tells her own story, that of an emblematic American artist?intensely conflicted and driven?who has lost her way.
Rock-and-roll woman : the 50 fiercest female rockers, Meredith Ochs
From chanteuses to blues belters and guitar slingers, Ochs provides fifty female artists and groups. She shows how they not only illustrate the width and breadth of rock music-- they define it. Presented chronologically from the birth of rock today, these women rockers shook up the music scene. Their stories are inspirational-- and their art is timeless.
Murder in Galway, Carlene O'Connor
New Yorker Tara Meehan's first trip to Galway may be her last . . .Tara never imagined her introduction to Ireland like this--carrying her mam's ashes to honor her final request: "Tell Johnny I'm sorry . . . Take me home." She's never met her mam's estranged brother, Johnny Meehan, who owns an architectural salvage business in Galway. Although Tara is immediately charmed by the medieval city, the locals seem wary of strangers and a gypsy warns her that death is all around.
Miss Emily, Nuala O'Connor
The Dickinson household is saved from domestic chaos with the arrival of Ada Concannon, a "neat little Irish person, fresh off the boat". Amherst in the 1800's is a pastoral environment for the homesick young maid who finds in the gifted middle child, Emily, a fellow feeling; they were born on the same day, they share a sense of mischief and a love of baking.
Unyielding hope Janette Oke, Laurel Oke Logan, Janette Oke
Home to the Riverview Inn : The Riverview Inn, #3, Molly O'Keefe
An emotional and heartwarming novel about forgiveness, motherhood, and how a home is nothing without the people you love inside of it.Divorced single-mom Daphne likes her life just the way it is. Her organic farm is booming. Her daughter is sassy and happy, she's got two good friends in Delia and Alice at The Riverview, and yes, her mother is trying to convince her to get back in the dating pool--but Daphne is not interested.Daphne is done with drama.
The ugly truth, Jill Orr
“There's been a shocking double murder in Tuttle Corner, Virginia, involving high-profile players from Washington D.C. This brings national attention--and big-city competition for the story--to junior reporter Riley Ellison's little corner of the world. Beloved café owner Rosalee is the prime suspect in the violent crimes, but she insists on her innocence. In exchange for protection, Rosalee gives Riley and her fellow reporter Holman exclusive information that incriminates a powerful person.
The bad break, Jill Orr
When a beloved cardiologist is found murdered in his Tuttle Corner home, newly minted reporter Riley Ellison is assigned not only to write his obituary, but to cover the murder investigation as well. Riley's desperation to prove herself causes her to blur the line between reporter and investigator ... and places her squarely in the killer's path.
Meet me at Pebble Beach. Part Three, Sink or Swim Bella Osborne, Bella Osborne
This is the third part in a brand new four-part serial from Bella Osborne. Make sure you read parts one and two first! Regan has just started to find her groove when tragedy strikes ' threatening to send her right back to square one. But with her new market stall confirmed, she has plenty to keep her busy' and that's before you add a hot fireman, a new four-legged friend and some sticky situations to the mix.
Murder most Southern, Sarah Osborne
Mabel Aphrodite Brown unpacks her knives--and her detective skills--when she joins a cooking competition that someone would kill to win . . . Somehow, Ditie's best friend, Lurleen, has sweet-talked Ditie into a spot on the next edition of The Great Southern Baking Contest. It'll mean leaving her almost-adopted kids for a little while, but they love spending time with their uncle.
I Choose Elena, Lucia OsborneCrowley
Our little secret, Darren O'Sullivan
A deserted train station: A man waits. A woman watches. Chris is ready to join his wife. He's planned this moment for nearly a year. The date. The time. The train. But he hadn't factored in Sarah. So when Sarah walks on to the platform and sees a man swaying at the edge she assumes he's just had too much to drink. What she doesn't expect is to stop a suicide.
Einstein in love : a scientific romance, Dennis Overbye
Living above worry and stress, Inc OverDrive
Living a healthy life with chronic conditions : self-management, Inc OverDrive
The new Archies, Inc OverDrive
The complete collection featuring the classic series. This is presented in the new higher-end format of Archie Comics Presents, which offers 200+ pages at a value while taking a design cue from successful all-ages graphic novels.Take a trip back in time to Riverdale Middle School with The New Archies! Archie, Betty, Veronica and the whole gang were just as goofy then as they are now as high school students! Can Ms.
Archie 1000 page comics joy, Inc OverDrive
“Get ready to jump for joy! This volume collects 1000 pages of iconic Archie comic stories, featuring the same mix of wild humour, awkward charm and genuine relatability that has kept Archie and the gang popular with kids and families for over 75+ years."--Provided by publisher.
Most famous classical music for easier piano : 103 lower intermediate to intermediate level piano solos, Inc OverDrive
First 50 relaxing songs you should play on the piano, Inc OverDrive
The illustrated story of art, Inc OverDrive
Archie 1000 page comics jubilee, Inc OverDrive
“This volume collects 1000 pages of iconic Archie comic stories, featuring the same mix of wild humor, awkward charm and genuine relatability that has kept Archie and the gang popular with kids and families for over 75+ years." -- Provided by publisher.
Archie 1000 page comics spree!, Inc OverDrive
Archie 1000 page comics spree! collects 1000 pages of iconic Archie tales in this one amazing volume! Follow America's favorite red-head as he navigates the pressures of the American teenager in the awkward, charming, and hilarious way you've come to know and love.
Archie giant comics bash, Inc OverDrive
Archie and his pals 'n' gals are throwing a giant-sized party and you're invited to laugh along with the gang with some of Archie's best and brightest stories!.
Family meal : recipes from our community, Inc OverDrive
Restaurants nourish us. While they're closed, we need to nourish them. Beyond the basics of providing food and drink, restaurants fulfill a human need for connection. They're a gathering place for family and friends, for first dates and breakups and birthdays and weddings. They've been there for us in good times and bad. Now it's time for us to give back.
Top 100 AU summer fresh : summer fresh : the best of the best recipes from Australia's #1 food site, Inc OverDrive
The best of the best recipes from Australia's No 1 food site. Masterfully curated by taste's food experts, each cookbook features Australia's most-loved and most-cooked recipes for every day and every occasion. The stunning photography brings the food to life with every turn of the page... you can almost taste it.Summer FreshYour tastiest-ever summer and festive season starts here.
The quick, Lauren Owen
Overcoming health anxiety : letting go of your fear of illness, Katherine M B Owens
Written by two psychologists who specialize in treating anxiety, Overcoming Health Anxiety offers readers effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques for overcoming hypochondriasis and health-related fears.
The LEGO zoo : 50 easy-to-build animals, Jody Padulano
“Instructions for how to build 50 simple animal models using only standard LEGO parts, in order of increasing complexity"-- Provided by publisher.
The new husband, Daniel Palmer
Just because you love someone doesn't mean you know them. Nina Garrity learned that the hard way after discovering that her missing husband, Glen, had been leading a double life with another woman. But Glen's gone-presumably drowned while fishing on his boat-so she can't confront him about the affair or any of his other misdeeds. A year and a half after the accident, Nina considers herself a widow, even though the police never found a body.
Do not open!, Mark Parisi
When Marty finds a cryptic message that claims he is being observed by aliens, Marty attempts to head off this threat to Earth, find his missing cat, and get his homework turned in on time, with help of his best friends.
How to defeat a wizard, Mark Parisi
“Marty Pants returns to face his archenemy Simon, the so-called school artist, in his third adventure! How is Simon turning their classmates, teachers, and even the mayor against Marty--could it be magic? Is Simon literally a charmer who is charming people with magic charms? With Simon using magical powers to turn everyone against him, it will be up to Marty to stop this madness before Simon controls the whole world and maybe even the space-time continuum!"
Keep your paws off!, Mark Parisi
While snooping through his sister's diary, Marty finds a partially torn-out page that suggests he maybe a werewolf and he's determined to protect his classmates from himself.
Navigating teenage depression, Gordon Parker
A comprehensive and authoritative guide to identifying and supporting teenagers with depression.
Just my luck, Adele Parks
Zero to hero, Stephan Pastis
Timmy Failure--the clueless, comically self-confident CEO of a budding detective agency--is back in a hotly anticipated prequel novel about how Timmy became TIMMY (and how he got that red scarf).
Bel canto : a novel, Ann Patchett
A darkness of dragons, Seth Patrick
After playing a forbidden spell-song to save a village from rats, 12-year-old piper Patch Brightwater is thrown in jail. But there he meets Wren, a noble girl under a rat-shaped curse, and together they befriend Barver, a fearsome dracogriff, and set off on a grand adventure filled with sorcerers, dragons, bandits -- and one very deadly enemy.
Nemo's almanac : a quiz for book lovers, Ian Patterson
With tantalising, elegant quotes arranged around themes from fashion to fire, winter to sunshine, each chapter will test your knowledge and literary instinct - and if that tip-of-your-tongue feeling doesn't materialise into words, you can check the back of the book for answers that will send you on fresh journeys of literary discovery.
Easy buttercream cake designs : learn how to pipe ruffles and other patterns with buttercream icing, Fiona Pearce
Top off your cake with a sweet work of art! Do you dream of being able to make beautiful decorated cakes for any occasion' Easy Buttercream Cake Designs will teach you the essential buttercream cake decorating techniques you need to know to create your own amazing designs. Also included are three gorgeous pastel-colored cake projects, piped with buttercream, that are impressive and stylish'in addition to being completely delicious.
The book of why : the new science of cause and effect, Judea Pearl
The horseman, Tim Pears
“Somerset, 1911. The forces of war are building across Europe, but this pocket of England, where the rhythms of lives are dictated by the seasons and the land, remains untouched. Leo, a talented rider and son of the under keeper to the head groundskeeper, grows up alongside the master's spirited daughter, Charlotte"-- Provided by publisher.
ANZACS on the Western Front : the Australian War Memorial battlefield guide, P A Pedersen
This is the perfect book for historians, history buffs, military enthusiasts, and Australians and New Zealanders who want to explore the military history and battlefields of their heritage.
The heart : Frida Kahlo in Paris, Marc Petitjean
“This intimate account offers a new, unexpected understanding of the artist's work and of the vibrant Surrealist art scene in the 1930s. In 1939, devastated after the revelation that her husband had had an affair with her sister, Frida Kahlo left her home in Mexico and headed for Paris to rebuild her life and rediscover her art. Now, for the first time, this missing part of Kahlo's story is brought to light in exquisite detail.
That doesn't mean what you think it means : the 150 most commonly misused words and their tangled histories, Kathryn Petras
An entertaining and informative guide to the most common 150 words even smart people use incorrectly, along with pithy forays into their fascinating etymologies and tangled histories of use and misuse. Even the most erudite among us use words like apocryphal, facetious, ironic, meteorite, moot, redundant, and unique incorrectly every day. Don't be one of them.
You're saying it wrong : a pronunciation guide to the 150 most commonly mispronounced words--and their tangled histories of misuse, Ross Petras
“For word nerds and grammar geeks, an illustrated guide to the most commonly mispronounced words, along with their correct pronunciations and pithy forays into their fascinating etymologies and histories of use and misuse. With wit and good humor, this handy little book not only saves us from sticky linguistic situations but also provides fascinating cocktail-party-ready anecdotes.
Pedantic : a hilarious and useful guide to the 100 terms smart people should know, Ross Petras
A compendium of 100 words and phrases smart people use - even if they only kinda sorta (secretly don't) know what they mean - with pithy definitions and fascinating etymologies to solidify their meanings.
The seer's wolf, Barbara Petrie
“It is 1952 and strange events are taking place in Loam, a small settlement in rural Canterbury, New Zealand. Ralph Randal, his wife Irena and their three daughters have immigrated to the area from England, but as they settle in, the curiosity of Clover, a neighbouring farm girl, is aroused. An air of mystery surrounds the English family, and Ralph Randal appears to dote excessively on his lovely eighteen-year-old daughter, Satina.
Wildfire : a novel, W R Philbrick
Thirteen-year-old Sam Castine is at summer camp while his mother is in rehab, but when the camp is evacuated ahead of a fast moving wildfire, he makes the mistake of going back for his phone, and finds himself left behind, disoriented, and running for his life, together with a girl, Delphy, from a different camp--finding an old jeep keeps them going, but in the wilds of Maine, there are only logging roads and the deadly crown fire is everywhere.
The wondrous and tragic life of Ivan and Ivana, Richard Philcox
Born in Guadeloupe, Ivan and Ivana are twins with a bond so strong they become afraid of their feelings for one another. When their mother sends them off to live with their father in Mali they begin to grow apart, until, as young adults in Paris, Ivana's youthful altruism compels her to join the police academy, while Ivan, stunted by early experiences of rejection and exploitation, walks the path of radicalization.
Fred, Simon Philip
To fight for, Hunter Phillip
Take me down, Carly Phillips
“Opposites not only attract, they combust! Parker Knight was going through the motions... and then he met her. In sweet, sexy Emily Stevens and the rundown resort she runs with her father, Parker sees the chance to reclaim the life he once lost and take care of the first woman who makes him feel ... everything. He wants her in a way he's never desired a woman before and yearns to sample the treats the sexy baker has to offer.
Dare me tonight, Carly Phillips
“Sparks fly when a Knight seduces a Dare. Sienna Dare is forbidden. She's too young and she has an overprotective brother whose business Ethan Knight can't risk losing. He's on the rebound and overcoming his deceased wife's betrayal. But at a black tie corporate event, their mutual desire flares. Passion between them can't be ignored." -- back cover.
Take me again, Carly Phillips
All alpha all the time, Sebastian Knight's confidence never wavers. At least not until Ashley Easton walks back into his life, wanting nothing to do with the playboy who broke her heart. Sebastian Knight is a closer. Be it a business deal or the woman of his choice, everything he wants is his for the taking. Sexy and irresistible, a wink, a smile, or a handshake always seals the deal. Until Ashley returns at the worst possible time, and everything unravels around him.
Better than sexy, Carly Phillips
Insta-love only happens in the movies. Insta-lust? That she'd buy into. Until she meets take-charge club owner Landon Bennett and falls head over heels at a glance. When hot as sin Landon Bennet offers sexy songstress Vivienne Clark a summer residency at his popular Manhattan nightclub, it's the opportunity of a lifetime and she can't resist. Add in the man's obvious interest and seductive attention and life is perfect. Until she puts together the pieces of his past.
What monster?, Liz Pichon
The next brilliant instalment of the fully-illustrated Tom Gates series will have readers cracking up!.
Mega make and do (and stories too!), Liz Pichon
When Mum and Dad forget it's half term, what's Tom going to do to keep busy over the break! A weeks' worth of drawing, doodling, games, stories and activities in this fantastic new illustrated offering from bestselling author of the Tom Gates series, Liz Pichon!.
Biscuits, bands and very big plans, Liz Pichon
This book is VERY important because it contains BISCUITS, BANDS and all my (doodled) plans to make Dog Zombies the BEST band in the world.
Epic adventure : (kind of), Liz Pichon
Having two sets of grandparents is turning out to be very good for me. The Wrinklies are keen on giving presents AND they're planning a family outing which is going to be EPIC! Even Delia wants to come. (I can always ignore her.
Yes, no, maybe!, Liz Pichon
Top of the class (nearly), Liz Pichon
Join Tom as he runs for the school council and tries to be top of the class. As per usual things don't quite go according to plan... If only Tom could follow his own top tips for being Top of the Class! Stay awake in lessons (it helps.). Don't draw hilarious pictures of your teachers. Avoid the class bully to stay out of trouble. Don't let Mum and Dad write anything in your school planner. Don't let your grumpy sister Delia boss you around. (Technically not a school issue--but still important.
Dragon gets by, Dav Pilkey
Whenever Dragon wakes up groggy, he always does everything wrong, like sweeping a hole in his dirt floor, or reading an egg and frying his newspaper.
Dragon's fat cat, Dav Pilkey
When Dragon rescues a plump gray cat from the snow, he needs to learn how to take care of it.
A friend for Dragon, Dav Pilkey
Dragon is lonely so he goes looking for a friend and when an apple falls on his head he is convinced that he has found one; but at home Apple is quiet and unresponsive, and when a visit to the doctor only makes things worse, Dragon mourns the loss of his friend--until an apple tree grows where Apple is buried.
Dog breath : the horrible trouble with Hally Tosis, Dav Pilkey
Hally, the Tosis family dog, has such bad breath that Mr. and Mrs. Tosis plan to give her away, until she proves to be an invaluable watchdog.
Before familiar woods : a novel, Ian Pisarcik
For fans of David Joy and Christopher J. Yates, comes Ian Pisarcik's haunting debut novel exploring the fraught nature of families and the inescapable secrets that are out to cripple them. On the outskirts of a town too tired for its own happenings, the boys were found dead inside a tent. Three years later, their fathers have disappeared, too. Ruth Fenn's son was the boy they blamed.
Baking with sourdough, Sara Pitzer
Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
Mistresses : sex and scandal at the court of Charles II, Linda Porter
The hidden gifts of helping : how the power of giving, compassion, and hope can get us through hard times, Stephen Garrard Post
The world's religions affirm it to be so and recent research across a number of disciplines tell us that "Helping others not only benefits those we assist but is good for us as well.
The overstory, Richard Powers
First time jewelry making : the absolute beginner's guide : learn by doing step-by-step basics + projects, Tammy Powley
On the ghost trail, Chris Powling
Rough magic : riding the world's wildest horse race, Lara PriorPalmer
Queen of the owls : a novel, Barbara Linn Probst
A chance meeting with a charismatic photographer will forever change Elizabeth's life. Until she met Richard, Elizabeth's relationship with Georgia O'Keeffe and her little-known Hawaii paintings was purely academic. Now it's personal. Richard tells Elizabeth that the only way she can truly understand O'Keeffe isn't with her mind--it's by getting into O'Keeffe's skin and reenacting her famous nude photos.
I have the right to : a high school survivor's story of sexual assault, justice, and hope, Chessy Prout
A young survivor tells her searing, visceral story of sexual assault, justice, and healing in this gutwrenching memoir. The numbers are staggering: nearly one in five girls ages fourteen to seventeen have been the victim of a sexual assault or attempted sexual assault. This is the true story of one of those girls. In 2014, Chessy Prout was a freshman at St.
Queen of bedlam, Laura Purcell
London 1788. The calm order of Queen Charlotte's court is shattered by screams. The King of England is going mad. Left alone with thirteen children and with the country at war, Charlotte has to fight to hold her husband's throne. It is a time of unrest and revolutions but most of all Charlotte fears the King himself, someone she can no longer love or trust. She has lost her marriage to madness and there is nothing she can do except continue to do her royal duty.
The law of lines : a novel, Hyeyŏng P'yŏn
“The Law of Lines follows the parallel stories of two young women whose lives are upended by sudden loss. When Se-oh, an agoraphobe still living with her father, returns from an errand to find their house in flames, wrecked by a gas explosion, she is forced back into the world she had tried to shut out.
Hold your breath, China, Xiaolong Qiu
Chief Inspector Chen is assigned to investigate a group of environmental activists trying to tackle the pollution issues in China. The case is supposed to be simple, but it is complicated by Chen having history with the leader of the group. Meanwhile Detective Yu is on the trail of a serial murderer.
Spillover : animal infections and the next human pandemic, David Quammen
Examines the emergence and causes of new diseases all over the world, describing a process called "spillover" where illness originates in wild animals before being passed to humans and discusses the potential for the next huge pandemic. The author illuminates the dynamics of Ebola, SARS, bird flu, Lyme disease, and other emerging threats and tells the story of AIDS and its origins as it has never before been told.
Line of Sight, James Queally
The debut novel from novel award-winning crime reporter James Queally, an incredibly timely crime drama about a former crime reporter-turned-private investigator who comes into possession of a controversial, inflammatory video of police brutality that makes him enemy number one with the police department, and threatens to stir racial tensions and set Newark ablaze.
Creative Quest, - Questlove
Offers a guide to creativity composed of creative philosophies, stories, inspiration, and advice from the author's own life and the numerous creative mentors and collaborators that he has encountered throughout his career.
First comes scandal, Julia Quinn
She was given two choices...Georgiana Bridgerton isn't against the idea of marriage. She'd just thought she'd have some say in the matter. But with her reputation hanging by a thread after she's abducted for her dowry, Georgie is given two options: live out her life as a spinster or marry the rogue who has ruined her life. Enter Option #3. As the fourth son of an earl, Nicholas Rokesby is prepared to chart his own course.
Overcoming self-harm and suicidal thoughts : a practical guide for the adolescent years, Liz Quish
A practical guide for parents, teachers, youth workers and others caring for and working with teenagers/young adults who engage in self-harming and have suicidal thoughts - or even attempt suicide.
The vegetable garden cookbook : 60 recipes to enjoy your homegrown produce, Tobias Rauschenberger
In this vivid, beautifully-styled cookbook you will find garden-fresh recipes centred on 23 all-star vegetables you can grow in your own home garden. The vegetables featured are: eggplant, cauliflower, beans, broccoli, mushrooms, asparagus, peas, fennel, cucumbers, potatoes, corn, squash, chard, carrots, peppers, parsnips, radishes, beets, spinach, tomatoes, cabbage, zucchini, and onions. Imagine sun-ripened tomatoes, crisp carrots, and aromatic fennel taking center stage in your next meal.
Bath bombs, Julie S Raymond
Have you been wondering if you can create bath bombs at home for considerably below the price of the ones you will buy in the store without any fuss? Discover how to create your own wonderful bath bombs at home and enjoy them whenever you want to. You will be amazed at how cheap and simple it is to make them.This DIY Bath Bombs guide presents the easiest method of making bath bombs so you dont have the challenges you might have had in the past making bath bombs.
Origami : the ultimate origami guide : master origami in 2 hours. learn origami with 20 step by step projects that inspire you, Elithabeth Rays
Are you interested in learning the elegant and eye-catching Japanese art of Origami but are unsure of where to start? Does the thought of learning on your own seem daunting or overwhelming? Have you attempted to make Origami designs in the past but felt it was too difficult or frustrating? Are you looking to learn something new and unique? Look no further! In this instructional, easy to understand instructional book, you can learn how to master all of the delicate folds and shaping techniques th.
Potty time, Charles Reasoner
Baby Bear learns proper potty etiquette.
Super cats v Maximus Fang, Gwyneth Rees
Now that Tagg and Sugarfoot have developed their superpowers, they are recruited for a special mission by Topaz Top Cat. They've just heard that an evil supervillain is back in town and that can only mean one thing - he is going to break his partner in crime out of prison and finish one last devious job. The super cats have to stop them!In order to get more information, Tagg and Sugarfoot will need to infiltrate Hamish's infamous band of Hit Cats.
System : who rigged it, how we fix it, Robert Reich
The beast, Brendan Reichs
The second book in the darkly suspenseful middle-grade Darkdeep series.Nico, Opal, Tyler, Emma, and Logan survived their worst fears come to life and saved their town from a monstrous figment invasion. Now they want to keep their heads down, enjoy Halloween, and explore the secrets of their mysterious houseboat clubhouse.
Perfect pan pizza : square pies to make at home, from Roman, Sicilian, and Detroit, to grandma pies and focaccia, Peter Reinhart
“Starting with recipes for three master doughs that can be made with commercial yeast, as well as a brief intro to sourdough starters, Perfect Pan Pizza illustrates how to make several styles of pan pizza including Detroit-style deep-pan pizza, focaccia, Roman, and Sicilian. With forty-four classic and unique recipes"--Page [4] of cover.
Peter Reinhart's whole grain breads : new techniques, extraordinary flavor, Peter Reinhart
Provides guidance for making one's own whole grain bread, covering topics such as the wheat kernel, enzymes, and the process of delayed fermentation, and presents fifty-five recipes for whole grain sandwich, hearth, and specialty breads as well as bagels, crackers, and other items.
Peter Reinhart's artisan breads every day : fast and easy recipes for world-class breads, Peter Reinhart
“Master baker and innovator Peter Reinhart's answer to the artisan-bread-in-no-time revolution, with time-saving techniques for making extraordinary loaves with speed and ease"--Provided by publisher.
The bread baker's apprentice : mastering the art of extraordinary bread, Peter Reinhart
Late migrations : a natural history of love and loss, Margaret Renkl
From New York Times opinion writer Margaret Renkl comes an unusual, captivating portrait of a family-and of the cycles of joy and grief that inscribe human lives within the natural world. Growing up in Alabama, Renkl was a devoted reader, an explorer of riverbeds and red-dirt roads, and a fiercely loved daughter.
The paper kingdom, Helena Ku Rhee
Accompanying his parents to their night-shift jobs as office cleaners, young Daniel reluctantly joins in as they use their imaginations to transform the deserted building into a magnificent paper kingdom where he might one day rule.
Fortnite battle royale hacks : advanced strategies : the unoffical guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you, Jason Rich
Want to up your Fortnite skills? This amazing strategy guide will arm you with all the knowledge you need for advanced gameplay strategies to put you ahead of the pack. This guide will not only help you prepare to reach the final circle, but also run the gamut of new strategies needed once you're there. Find out everything you need to know to become the last solider standing.
The broken ones, Ren Richards
Big girls go potty, Marianne Richmond
“Celebrate the joys and tears of the potty training experience with Marianne Richmond's charming story and cheerful illustrations. From handling accidents with humor to shedding diapers for good, Big girls go potty is a rewarding journey that speaks directly to your big girl, giving her an extra hug and smile"--Page 4 of cover.
ACTIVE MEASURES : the secret history of disinformation and political warfare, THOMAS RID
El filibusterismo comics, José Rizal
El Filibusterismo continues the story of Crisostomo Ibarra in the person of Simoun, the rich jeweler, who returns to the Philippines after a 13-year old absence. Simoun, who is plotting a revolution against the Spanish government and attempts to rescue Maria Clara from the nunnery, will do what it takes to avenge the wrongs that were done to him.
Noli me tangere comics, José Rizal
Noli Me Tangere follows the story of Crisostomo Ibarra as he tries to bring progress to his nation and its people. But instead, he was accused of being a filibuster and ends up losing not only the love of his life, Maria Clara, but also his freedom.
Still life with Woodpecker, Tom Robbins
Still Life with Woodpecker is a sort of a love story that takes place inside a pack of Camel cigarettes. It reveals the purpose of the moon, explains the difference between criminals and outlaws, examines the conflict between social activism and romantic individualism, and paints a portrait of contemporary society that includes powerful Arabs, exiled royalty, and pregnant cheerleaders. It also deals with the problem of redheads.
Half asleep in frog pajamas, Tom Robbins
Even cowgirls get the blues, Tom Robbins
The whooping crane rustlers are girls. Young girls. Cowgirls, as a matter of fact, all "bursting with dimples and hormones"--And the FBI has never seen anything quite like them. Yet their rebellion at the Rubber Rose Ranch is almost overshadowed by the arrival of the legendary Sissy Hankshaw, a white-trash goddess literally born to hitchhike, and the freest female of them all. Freedom, its prizes and its prices, is a major theme of Tom Robbins's classic tale of eccentric adventure.
Baking sourdough, Kevan Roberts
The bookworm crush, Lisa Brown Roberts
“Shy bookworm Amy McIntyre is about to compete for the chance to interview her favourite author, who hasn't spoken to the press in years. The only way to win is to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight, but that level of confidence has never come easy. The solution? A competition coach. The problem? The best person for the job is the guy she's secretly crushing on...local surfer celebrity Toff Nichols. He's a player. He's a heartthrob.
The making of a surgeon : the story of the first heart and lung transplants and the murder of Medgar Evers, O Gordon Jr Robinson
Segregation was a way of life in the 1960s, especially in the South when O. Gordon Robinson Jr. was completing his surgical residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. The Ku Klux Klan was a force to be reckoned with at the time, and Robinson chronicles the events he witnessed as well as the civil rights movement of the time against the backdrop of completing his medical education.
How to hack a heartbreak, Kristin Rockaway
Swipe right for love. Swipe left for disaster. By day, Mel Strickland is an underemployed help-desk tech at a startup incubator, Hatch, where she helps entitled brogrammers - "Hatchlings" - who can't even fix their own laptops, but are apparently the next wave of startup geniuses. And by night, she goes on bad dates with misbehaving dudes she's matched with on the ubiquitous dating app, Fluttr.But after one dick pic too many, Mel has had it.
A werewolf in Riverdale, Caleb Roehrig
Virus : an illustrated guide to 101 incredible microbes, Marilyn J Roossinck
My wife said you may want to marry me : a memoir, Jason B Rosenthal
On March 3, 2017, Amy Krouse Rosenthal penned an op-ed piece for the New York Times. My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me is the poignant, unreserved, and inspiring story of a great love, the aftermath of a marriage ended too soon, and how a surviving partner eventually found a new perspective on life's joys in the wake of tremendous loss.
The LEGO adventure book : robots, planes, cities & more!, Megan Rothrock
The LEGO Adventure Book, Vol. 3 is an inspiring tour through the world of LEGO builders.
House of Trelawney, Hannah Rothschild
“For more than 700 years, the vast, rambling Trelawney Castle in Cornwall--turrets, follies, a room for every day of the year, four miles of corridors and 500,000 acres--was the magnificent and grand "three dimensional calling card" of the Earls of Trelawney. By 2008, it is in a complete state of ruin due to the dulled ambition and the financial ineptitude of the twenty-four earls, two world wars, the Wall Street crash, and inheritance taxes.
The making of men, Arne Rubinstein
The long Glasgow kiss, Craig Russell
Lennox is a man balanced between the law and those who break it - a dangerous place where only the toughest and most ruthless survive. When Jimmy 'Small Change' MacFarlane is bludgeoned to death with a bronze statue of Danny Boy, his best greyhound, Lennox is drawn into hunting MacFarlane's killer and discovers that 'Small Change' was into a lot more than dog racing ...
The seafarers : a journey among birds, Stephen Rutt
Ruthless, Chris Ryan
Missing, Chris Ryan
Siege, Chris Ryan
Justice, Chris Ryan
Twilight hauntings, Angie Sage
Alex has a set of Enchanted cards. When she flutters her fingers above them, something magical happens: the cards come alive and create moving pictures of what is now and what is yet to come. But Enchantment is illegal in the city of Luma, and those who practice it are imprisoned forever in the Vaults--dark dungeons deep below the city. When Alex is betrayed by her foster sister Zerra, she knows she is in great danger. With the help of her little foster brother, Louie, she makes a daring escape.
The way back to you, Sharon Sala
“What do you do when your whole life is turned upside down? Sully Raines sets out to find his birth mother, and ends up in Blessings, Georgia. A new surprise awaits him here, but of the best kind - his childhood sweetheart, whom he hasn't seen since she moved away when they were teens, is living in Blessings now. He's not sure she's as happy to see him as he is to see her, but it's been a lot of years, and a lot of water under the bridge...
Dark water rising, Sharon Sala
“Sam and Haley Quaid buried their ten-year-old son and then ended their marriage, all in one week. It wasn't a volatile divorce, but three years later, except for trading Christmas cards, Sam and Haley have completely lost touch ... until a dramatic weather report sets their paths on a collision course once more. Tropical Storm Gladys is heading straight toward coastal Texas, and locals are anxious as they prepare for potential devastation.
Hold back the tide Melinda Salisbury, Melinda Salisbury
Song of sorrow Melinda Salisbury, Melinda Salisbury
The missing diamonds, Annabelle Sami
Mix tape, Jane Sanderson
The wrong move, Jennifer Savin
Meet the ANZACs, Claire Saxby
Folktales for fearless girls : the stories we were never told, Myriam Sayalero
“A collection of folktales from around the world in which girls and women save the day"-- Provided by publisher.
The liberation of Brigid Dunne, Patricia Scanlan
Time riders, Alex Scarrow
Maddy Carter should have died on a plane in 2010.Sal Vikram should have died in a fire in 2029.Yet moments before death, someone mysteriously appeared and said, 'Take my hand . . .'But Liam, Maddy and Sal aren't rescued. They are recruited by an agency that no one knows exists, with only one purpose - to fix broken history. Because time travel is here, and there are those who would go back in time and change the past. That's why the TimeRiders exist: to protect us.
Beyond the blues : a workbook to help teens overcome depression, Lisa M Schab
“Many people experience depression at one time or another in their lives, but during the adolescent years, the vast number of physical, emotional, and mental changes that occur make teens even more susceptible to feelings of confusion or sadness. However your depression originates, you must to learn to handle it so that you can manage the stresses of daily life.
No mercy, Joanna Schaffhausen
Police officer Ellery Hathaway is on involuntary leave from her job because she shot a murderer in cold blood and refuses to apologize for it. Forced into group therapy for victims of violent crime, Ellery immediately finds higher priorities than "getting in touch with her feelings."For one, she suspects a fellow group member may have helped to convict the wrong man for a deadly arson incident years ago.
Damascus nights, Rafik Schami
“In present-day Damascus, Salim the coachman, the city's most famous storyteller, is mysteriously struck dumb. To break the spell, seven friends gather for seven nights to present Salim with seven wondrous "gifts"--Seven stories of their own design"--Page 4 of cover.
Three Anzacs from Malta : a true story of friendship, love and loss, Gioconda Schembri
Barely in their early twenties, Charles, Waldemar and Anthony leave behind all they hold dear to pursue their dreams for a bigger and brighter future in a faraway land. Educated, charming, and adventurous, they soon settle in their adoptive home, securing steady jobs, forging new friendships, and finding love. But their carefree days end abruptly when the sombre clouds of a global war darken their world.
Rise and fall, Eliot Schrefer
“Deep in the desert there sits a beautiful oasis, ruled by a monarch unlike any other in Erdas. His name is Cabaro, the Great Lion, and he reigns over a kingdom of animals, jealously guarding his golden talisman. No human has ever set foot on the Great Beast's territory. The journey to his oasis is impossible. As a team, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have achieved the impossible before. But now that team is broken--the friends scattered by a devastating betrayal.
I am a unicorn!, Michaela Schuett
While Frog is convinced he's a unicorn with his clip-on tail, party hat horn, and ability to fly on swings, Goat is determined to show Frog that he's not, but Goat is about to learn that when someone truly believes, sometimes magic happens.
Spotlight on coding club!, Michelle Schusterman
The girls in the coding club are preparing their voting app for the school talent show, but when they discover Erin is secretly suffering from anxiety they band together to find her help.
Little ryes, Samanta Schweblin
The secret wife of Aaron Burr, Susan Holloway Scott
Inspired by a woman and events forgotten by history, Susan Holloway Scott weaves together carefully researched fact and fiction to tell the story of Mary Emmons, and the place she held in the life--and the heart--of the notorious Aaron Burr. He was a hero of the Revolution, a brilliant politician, lawyer, and very nearly president; a skillful survivor in a raw new country filled with constantly shifting loyalties.
The mystery of the Moon Tower, Francesco Sedita
Summer camp just became a whole lot more interesting when five curious kids accept a mysterious project: work together as a team to uncover a series of strange clues, reveal a secret path -- and follow its twists and turns to a legendary treasure! Kyle is a new kid in town who likes to draw. Vic is a cool cheerleader who's secretly a math whiz. Quiet Beth is a history buff, while goofball Harry likes performing magic tricks, with the help of his patient wingman, Nate.
Outbreaks and epidemics : battling infection from measles to coronavirus, Meera Senthilingam
“A compelling and disquieting journey through the history and science of epidemics. For centuries mankind has waged war against the infections that, left untreated, would have the power to wipe out communities, or even entire populations. Yet for all our advanced scientific knowledge, only one human disease - smallpox - has ever been eradicated globally.
Ghosts of Harvard : a novel, Francesca Scottoline Serritella
“Cadence "Cady" Archer arrives on Harvard's campus searching for answers about her brother, a schizophrenic genius who leapt from his dorm room window the year before. Eric's brilliance overshadowed Cady growing up, but she worshipped and adored him--even as he became more unstable, retreating deeper into his secretive work on multidimensional spacetime and isolating himself from everyone around him.
If all the world and love were young, Stephen Sexton
Boa constrictors, Colleen A Sexton
“Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Boa Constrictors. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"-- Provided by publisher.
Cobras, Colleen A Sexton
“Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Cobras. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"-- Provided by publisher.
Anacondas, Colleen A Sexton
“Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Anacondas. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--Provided by publisher.
Cottonmouths, Colleen A Sexton
“Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to cottonmouths. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--Provided by publisher.
Jay Shafer's DIY Book of Backyard Sheds & Tiny Houses : Build Your Own Guest Cottage, Writing Studio, Home Office, Craft Workshop, or Personal Retreat, Jay Shafer
Previous edition title: Tumbleweed DIY Book of Backyard Sheds and Tiny Houses Buildings from internationally recognized small living expert Jay Shafer have been featured on CNN, Oprah, Fine Homebuilding, and This Old House. Ranging in size from 100 to 120 square feet, these tiny backyard buildings can be used as guest cottages, art or writing studios, home offices, craft workshops, vacation retreats, or full-time residences.
Wisdom from a humble jellyfish : and other self-care rituals from nature, Rani Shah
A delightfully illustrated guide to harnessing the rhythms of nature for self-care.We could all learn a thing or two about living in balance from our friends in the plant and animal kingdom. Take, for example, the jellyfish, one of the most energy-efficient animals in the world, moving through the ocean by contracting and relaxing, with frequent breaks in between.
Archibald Lox and the bridge between worlds, Darren Shan
There is a universe beyond our own, known as the Merge. A young locksmith called Archibald Lox is about to cross worlds and explore it. As he learns about these lands of wonders, he will have to face cold-blooded killers, rivers of blood, hell jackals and more. Book 1 of 3 of the first volume of the Archibald Lox series, a new YA fantasy series by Darren Shan.
The 5am Club : own your morning, elevate your life, Robin Sharma
Legendary leadership and elite performance expert Robin Sharma introduced The 5am Club concept over twenty years ago, based on a revolutionary morning routine that has helped his clients maximize their productivity, activate their best health and bulletproof their serenity in this age of overwhelming complexity.
Blott on the landscape, Tom Sharpe
The long road home : the aftermath of the Second World War, Ben Shephard
Pagiging superhero, Liz Shmuilov
Maraming bata ang nangangarap na maging mga superhero. Sa librong-pambatang ito, tinahak ni Ron at ng kanyang matalik na kaibigang si Maya ang isang nakakaaliw na karanasan upang maging mga bayani. Natutunan nila ang mahahalagang tuntunin ng isang superhero na nakatulong sa kanila upang mapagtagumpayan ang kanilang unang misyon. Magkasama nilang tinulungan ang kapatid ni Maya, habang natuto ng mga bagong kaalaman tungkol sa kanilang mga sarili.
Some assembly required : decoding four billion years of life, from ancient fossils to DNA, Neil Shubin
“The author of the best-selling Your Inner Fish, now gives us a lively and accessible account of the great transformations in the history of life, that enable us to further understand whether our presence on this planet is an accident or inevitable.
What it's like to be a bird : from flying to nesting, eating to singing -- what birds are doing, and why, David Sibley
The queer and transgender resilience workbook : skills for navigating sexual orientation & gender expression, Anneliese A Singh
Resilience is a key ingredient for psychological health and wellness. Packed with evidence-based activities and exercises, The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook makes years of research on resilience accessible to queer and transgender adults. This book teaches readers to challenge internalized negative messages, handle stress, embrace who they are, remove obstacles from their life, and ultimately build a life that matters in a world still filled with micro-aggressions and discrimination.
Desert warrior, Nalini Singh
The fabled desert kingdom of Zulheina was Tariq's birthright, and he was a man who held tightly what belonged to him. And that meant he had to reclaim a very special woman--the woman who had broken his heart years before in New Zealand. And once he had lured her to this distant land, he meant to keep his new bride here forever. But Jasmine Coleridge was not as easily tamed as he had imagined.
The wall : growing up behind the Iron Curtain, Peter Sís
“I was born at the beginning of it all, on the Red side-the Communist side-of the Iron Curtain." Through annotated illustrations, journals, maps, and dreamscapes, Peter Sis shows what life was like for a child who loved to draw, proudly wore the red scarf of a Young Pioneer, stood guard at the giant statue of Stalin, and believed whatever he was told to believe. But adolescence brought questions. Cracks began to appear in the Iron Curtain, and news from the West slowly filtered into the country.
Thunder Bay, Douglas Skelton
Bloom, Nicola Skinner
A beautifully written, incredibly original and wickedly funny novel for readers of 10 and older - Bloom is for everyone who has ever felt like they didn't fit in, and for anyone who has ever wanted a little more colour and wildness in their lives ... Sorrel Fallowfield is growing up - in a really surprising way ... Sorrel Fallowfield is so good at being good that teachers come to her when they need help remembering the school rules - and there are lots.
Storm, Nicola Skinner
“You were born raging, Frances Frida Ripley. That's what happens when you're born in a storm." Frances's parents were not prepared for her birth: they had a blanket and an easel and some paint, but not anything useful, like a car or a phone. So it's no wonder Frankie has always had an anger problem. She was born on a beach, in a storm. What Frances was not prepared for was dying in a freak disaster that destroyed her whole town.
Cloak of night, Evelyn Skye
After the devastating Ceremony of Two Hundred Hearts, Sora, Daemon, Fairy, and Broomstick are truly alone in the fight to save their kingdom. Empress Aki is missing, and everyone else who could help them is a prisoner to Prince Gin's mind control. At least Sora understands what they're up against. Or so she believes, until she overhears Gin bargaining with the god of war for immortality and learns that ryuu magic may be a more insidious danger than she realized.
With the old breed, E B Sledge
With the Old Breed Eugene Sledge became more than a legend with his memoir,.
Don't read the comments, Eric Smith
Divya Sharma is a queen. Or she is when she's playing Reclaim the Sun, the year's hottest online game. Divya--better known as popular streaming gamer D1V--regularly leads her #AngstArmada on quests through the game's vast and gorgeous virtual universe. But for Divya, this is more than just a game. Out in the real world, she's trading her rising-star status for sponsorships to help her struggling single mum pay the rent.Gaming is basically Aaron Jericho's entire life.
When the lion feeds, Wilbur Smith
Into the wilds of Natal in the 1870s are born Sean and Garrick Courtney, twin brothers who could not be more different. Fate, war and the jealous schemes of a woman are to drive them even further apart. But as history unfolds, a continent is awakening. And on the horizon is promise.
The sunbird, Wilbur A Smith
“You should know of the legend. At a time when the rocks were soft and the air was misty, there was an abomination and an evil in this place which was put down by our ancestors. They placed a death curse upon these hills and commanded that this evil be cleaned from the earth and from the minds of men, forever." A lost civilisation. A curse reborn. Dr Ben Kazin has only a blurred photograph and a gut instinct that there is a lost city to uncover somewhere beneath the Botswana cliffs.
Power of the sword, Wilbur A Smith
“We are Courtneys. We don't have to fight with our fists. We fight with power and money and influence. Nobody can beat us on our own ground." A powerful family. A time of war. Centaine de Thiry Courtney has not only survived, but thrived, a successful woman with two sons of her own: Shasa Courtney, the Courtney heir, and Manfred de la Rey, Shasa's half-brother, her secret child raised solely by his father.
The burning shore, Wilbur A Smith
“The deck bucked under her feet and she was hurtled backwards on to the bunk again, and the blast of a massive explosion ripped through the ship. 'What is happening'' she screamed. Love in a time of war. Hope in a time of danger. One of the greatest fighter pilots of the Great War, Michael Courtney is saved by the French noblewoman Centaine de Thiry when he crashes near her home.
Rage, Wilbur A Smith
“Shasa closed his mouth slowly. The very foundations os his political beliefs and principles were shaken, and the walls cracked through. They had led him up into a high place and shown him the prize that was his for the taking." The future of a country. The end of a family. Shasa Courtney, heir to the Courtney fortunes, dreams only of uniting his divided, beloved country.
Golden fox, Wilbur A Smith
The sound of thunder, Wilbur Smith
Sean Courtney returns from the African wilds to find war has been declared between the British Empire and the Transvaal Republic. Not only that, but a rivalry is growing, between the cruel, obsessive son who bears his name, and his elder, secret son, whom he cherishes deeply. The Boer War will take from Sean, in both blood and gold, but the conflict and its consequences will also offer him everything a man could want.
Dressmaking : the complete step-by-step guide, Alison Smith
This is Shakespeare, Emma Smith
Is this Shakespeare? Well, sort of. But it doesn't really tell us the whole truth. So much of what we say about Shakespeare is either not true, or just not relevant, deflecting us from investigating the challenges of his inconsistencies and flaws. This electrifying new book thrives on revealing, not resolving, the ambiguities of Shakespeare's plays and their changing topicality.
River god, Wilbur A Smith
The first book in the Egyptian series. 'Fame and popularity breed envy in high places, and the adulation of the mob is fickle. they often take as much pleasure in tearing down the idols that they have grown tired of, as they did in elevating them in the first place. It is safer by far to live unseen and unremarked, as I always attempt to do' An ancient kingdom. An incredible destiny.
Friends and lovers, Joan Smith
Wendy Harris's niece and nephew were orphaned when her sister and her husband drowned in India. Now they were coming to England and Wendy hoped to be their guardian. But their uncle was a powerful lord, Menrod, who was arrogant and a tyrant. Wendy chose to challenge him for custody, though she had little money, and when she met the children had some doubts.
Sons of war, Nicholas Sansbury Smith
Out of the embers, a lawless new empire will rise ...Across the world, the United States recalls troops to combat civil unrest after the biggest economic meltdown in history. Marine Sergeant Ronaldo Salvatore's platoon comes home to a powder keg that could ignite a civil war. While some see the coming collapse as the end, others see opportunity. Fleeing Naples after rival crime lords decimated his family, Don Antonio Moretti settles in Los Angeles to rebuild his criminal empire.
The million pieces of Neena Gill, Emma SmithBarton
How can I hold myself together, when everything around me is falling apart? Neena's always been a good girl - great grades, parent-approved friends and absolutely no boyfriends. But ever since her brother Akash died, she's been slowly falling apart - and uncovering a new version of herself who is freer, but altogether more dangerous. As her wild behaviour spirals more and more out of control, Neena's grip on her sanity begins to weaken too.
Chrissie Hynde : a musical biography, Adam Sobsey
Man of my time, Dalia Sofer
“The story of an Iranian man reckoning with his capacity for love and evil"-- Provided by publisher.
A wish in the dark, Christina Soontornvat
All light in Chattana is created by one man -- the Governor, who appeared after the Great Fire to bring peace and order to the city. For Pong, who was born in Namwon Prison, the magical lights represent freedom, and he dreams of the day he will be able to walk among them. But when Pong escapes from prison, he realizes that the world outside is no fairer than the one behind bars. The wealthy dine and dance under bright orb light, while the poor toil away in darkness.
Batter of wits : an enemies to lovers romance, Karla Sorensen
Hate at first sight couldn't possibly exist, right? That's what Grace Buchanan thought, before her useless car stranded her on the side of a deserted road just inside the Green Valley city limits. When Tucker Haywood--tall and handsome and full of southern charm--shows up to help, her reaction to him is the strongest thing she's ever felt in her life, and it makes no freaking sense. It doesn't make much sense to Tucker either. Not why she hates him, or why he finds her so intriguing.
I, Cosmo, Carlie Sorosiak
Cosmo's family is falling apart. And it's up to Cosmo to keep them together. He knows exactly what to do. There's only one problem. Cosmo is a Golden Retriever. A moving, beautiful, hilarious story of one dog's attempt to save his family, become a star, and eat a lot of bacon.
Dinner most deadly : another John Pickett mystery, Sheri Cobb South
When Julia, Lady Fieldhurst returns from her sojourn in Scotland restless and out of sorts, her friend Emily, Lady Dunnington decides what Julia needs is a lover. Lady Dunnington plans a dinner party with carefully selected male guests from whom Julia may choose a paramour. Emily also invites a potential lover for herself: Sir Reginald Montague, a man whose urbane manner and dangerous good looks hide a host of unsavoury secrets. Alas, Emily's little dinner is a disaster from the outset.
Family plot : another John Pickett mystery, Sheri Cobb South
In disgrace--again!--with her aristocratic in-laws, recently widowed Lady Fieldhurst is exiled to Scotland with her three young nephews in tow. On impulse, she and the boys decide to stay at an isolated seaside inn under an assumed name, where they can enjoy a holiday far away from the scandal that still plagues the family.
Too hot to Handel : another John Pickett mystery, Sheri Cobb South
When a rash of jewel thefts strikes London, magistrate Patrick Colquhoun deploys his Bow Street Runners to put a stop to the crimes. The Russian Princess Olga Fyodorovna is to attend a production of Handel's Esther at Drury Lane Theatre, where she will wear a magnificent diamond necklace. The entire Bow Street force will be stationed at various locations around the theatre--including John Pickett, who will occupy a box directly across from the princess.
Agrippina : empress, exile, hustler, whore, Emma Southon
They said she was a tyrant, a murderer, and "the most wicked woman in history." She kicked her way into the male spaces of politics and demanded to be recognised as an equal and an leader. For her audacity, she was murdered by her son and reviled by history. She was the sister, niece, wife and mother of emperors. She was an empress in her own right. And she was a nuanced, fearless trail-blazer in the Roman world.
The voice at the back door, Elizabeth Spencer
Racial tensions erupt when a citizen with a deep sense of justice becomes sheriff of a Southern town.
Supping with the devil, Sally Spencer
Monika Paniatowski's boss is trying to destroy her career, but the dead end case he assigns her turns out to be something else entirely . . .DCI Monika Paniatowski recognises her latest assignment as advisor to the Earl of Ridley's rock festival for what it really is - an attempt by the chief constable to destroy her career. Yet it soon becomes apparent that matters are not as simple as they appear.
Diamond drop : a thriller short, Claire Roxanne St
On a routine diamond drop between Antwerp Central Station and Paris, security expert Donovan Rush encounters a fascinating woman in obvious jeopardy. Having been warned that a thief will attempt to intercept him, Rush must determine if Claudia is trustworthy...or the thief. When an attempt to intercept the diamonds is ultimately made, Rush is out of time and must decide if Claudia is working with the thief. It's a split-second decision with deadly consequences.
Secrets of a Fake Fiancée : The Stewart Heirs Series, Book 4, John Yahrah St
His proposal is a deal she can't refuse... Cruelly rejected after she reveals herself to her birth family, Morgan Stewart turns to Jared Robinson for comfort. The reformed bad boy proposes she pose as his fiancée to show his own family he's settling down. They make the perfect pretend couple--but before long, they aren't pretending! Yet just as Morgan begins to feel accepted, secrets and all, a vicious rumour about Jared's past threatens them both...
Simpson's donkey : a wartime journey, Peter Stanley
Funny kid peeking duck, Matt Stanton
The space between before and after, Sue Stauffacher
Thomas learns to navigate his grief when his mother disappears by creating a fantasy story about his mother where she is safe. One morning 10-year-old Thomas's mother tells him about a dream she had about taking a trip by herself-which is odd because lately his mother has been too depressed to even leave the house. But when Thomas gets home from school, she's gone. The police search everywhere, and although they find her car, they can't find her.
Cassidy's guide to everyday etiquette (and obfuscation), Sue Stauffacher
Eleven-year-old tomboy Cassidy is devastated to inherit a five week summer course at etiquette school, where even her classic epic pranks cannot save her, and worse, her best friend Jack is more interested in their new teenage neighbor than in Cassidy's woes.
The wedding dress, Danielle Steel
From the glamorous San Francisco social scene of the 1920s, through war and the social changes of the '60s, to the rise of Silicon Valley today, this extraordinary novel takes us on a family odyssey that is both heartbreaking and inspiring, as each generation faces the challenges of their day. The Parisian design houses in 1928, the crash of 1929, the losses of war, the drug culture of the 1960s--history holds many surprises, and lives are changed forever.
Secret France, Rick Stein
The last tourist, Olen Steinhauer
“In Olen Steinhauer's An American Spy, reluctant CIA agent Milo Weaver thought he had finally put "Tourists"-CIA-trained assassins-to bed. A decade later, Milo is hiding out in Western Sahara when a young CIA analyst arrives to question him about a series of suspicious deaths and terrorist chatter linked to him. Their conversation is soon interrupted by a new breed of Tourists intent on killing them both, forcing them to run.
All the old knives, Olen Steinhauer
“Nine years ago, terrorists hijacked a plane in Vienna. Somehow, a rescue attempt staged from the inside went terribly wrong and everyone on board was killed. Members of the CIA stationed in Vienna during that time were witness to this terrible tragedy, gathering intel from their sources during those tense hours, assimilating facts from the ground with a series of texts coming from one of their agents inside the plane.
The middleman, Olen Steinhauer
Summer, 2017. About four hundred people leave behind cell phones, credit cards, jobs, houses, families-- all on the same day. Kevin Moore is one of them. Former military, disaffected, restless, Kevin leaves disappears-- into a movement that calls itself the Massive Brigade. Are they a protest organization, a political movement, or a terrorist group? The FBI doesn't know-- but isn't taking any chances.
Without mercy, Mariah Stewart
In this Thriller Short, Mariah Stewart weaves a chilling tale about a missing child. Mallory Russo left the local police force two years ago to join the Mercy Street Foundation, an elite unit for finding the missing and lost. Karen, the thirteen-year-old daughter of Donna Ralston, disappeared a decade ago. Donna tells Mallory that a woman who moved away years ago has recently come to town and told her that she used to see Karen walking home from school with her friend, 'the Tripp girl.
Dark traces, Martin Steyn
They find her body in the veld. A teenager. Not the first. South African detective Jan Magson has to look mothers and fathers in the eye. Has to answer their questions. And he can't. He can't even answer his estranged son's questions about how his wife died. Alone with his pistol at night, a good man faces his inner darkness.
Thea Stilton and the treasure seekers : the compass of the stars, Thea Stilton
The Thea sisters continue the search for the seven ancient treasures, using the clues found in Aurora Beatrix Lane's travel diary to find a fabulous emerald which once belonged to Cleopatra--a quest that leads them from Moscow, to the Sahara, and finally Bolivia.
Popular lyric writing : 10 steps to effective storytelling, Andrea Stolpe
Write songs that sell! Hit-songwriter/educator Andrea Stolpe shares time-tested tools of commercial songwriting. Her ten-step process will help you to craft lyrics that communicate heart to heart with your audience. She analyzes hit lyrics from artists such as Faith Hill and John Mayer, and reveals why they are successful and how you can make your own songs successful too.
The dragon in the library, Louie Stowell
“Kit can't stand reading. She'd much rather be outside, playing games and getting muddy, than stuck inside with a book. But when she's dragged along to the library one day by her two best friends, she makes an incredible discovery - and soon it's up to Kit and her friends to save the library ... and the world."-- Provided by publisher.
The mindfulness and acceptance workbook for depression : using acceptance and commitment therapy to move through depression and create a life worth living, Kirk Strosahl
“What if depression could lead to positive change? Written by acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) cofounder Kirk Strosahl and Patricia Robinson, this revised edition of the best-selling classic, The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression includes updated research on self-compassion, mindfulness, and neuroscience to help you live a more meaningful life. If you suffer from depression, you may feel like you are living under a perpetual raincloud, even when it's sunny outside.
The magicians : Alice's story, Lilah Sturges
“The Magicians : Alice's Story is an all new chapter set in the world of The Magicians trilogy of novels by New York Times bestselling author Lev Grossman that retells the events of the first novel through fan-favorite character Alice Quinn. Alice Quinn is manifestly brilliant, and she's always known that magic is real.
The magicians. No. 2, Lilah Sturges
The Magicians, Lilah Sturges
Tiger queen, Annie Sullivan
In the isolated desert kingdom of Achra, sixteen-year-old Princess Kateri flees the palace and trains with the rebel Desert Boys to overthrow the cruel captain of the guard in this retelling of Frank Stockton's short story, "The Lady, or the Tiger?".
Roll with it, Jamie Sumner
“Ellie's a girl who tells it like it is. That surprises some people, who see a kid in a wheelchair and think she's going to be all sunshine and cuddles. The thing is, Ellie has big dreams: She might be eating Stouffer's for dinner, but one day she's going to be a professional baker. If she's not writing fan letters to her favorite celebrity chefs, she's practicing recipes on her well-meaning, if overworked, mother.
Recipes for play : creative activities for small hands and big imaginations, Rachel Sumner
Recipes for Play Sisters Rachel Sumner and Ruth Mitchener have created Recipes for Play for parents and teachers--or anyone with a child in their life--who want to encourage tactile learning but don't want their lives to be controlled by chaos. Each recipe has easy-to-follow instructions for setting up activities and simple steps for cleaning up once the fun is finished.
The secret seaside escape, Heidi Swain
Tess Tyler needs a break. Weighed down by her high-pressure job and her demanding father, she's left little time to take care of herself. But after a shocking discovery sends her spiralling, she flees to Wynmouth, the seaside town she fell in love with as a child, to escape it all. With its sandy beaches, stunning rock pools and welcoming community, Tess feels like she can finally breathe again.
Taylor Swift : easy guitar anthology, Taylor Swift
20 hits from pop/country crossover superstar Taylor Swift are featured in this collection of easy guitar arrangements with notes and tablature.
Isla and Buttercup, Julie Sykes
Imagine a school where you meet your own unicorn and have amazing adventures together! That's what happens for the girls at Unicorn Academy on beautiful Unicorn Island. Isla, her unicorn Buttercup and their friends are determined to find evil Ms Willow before she can drain any more magic into the Frozen Lake. But Valentina is behaving oddly, and it's not just because the head of the academy is her aunt.
Chance particulars : a writer's field notebook for travelers, bloggers, essayists, memoirist, novelists, journalists, adventurers, naturalists, sketchers, and other note-takers and recorders of life, Sara Mansfield Taber
“A writer's goal--whether they are a traveler, memoirist, journalist, novelist, or blogger--is to live with the keenness of the foreigner, that is, to experience the sensations and events offered up by their surroundings and evoke them so thoroughly on the page that readers are transported to a rich and miraculous world. A time-honored way this may be accomplished is through a field notebook.
Hate Inc. : why today's media makes us despise one another, Matt Taibbi
Part tirade, part confessional from the celebrated Rolling Stone journalist, Hate Inc. reveals that what most people think of as "the news" is, in fact, a twisted wing of the entertainment business In this characteristically turbocharged new book, celebrated Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider's guide to the variety of ways today's mainstream media tells us lies.
How to teach nature journaling : curiosity, wonder, attention, Amy Tan
Expanding on the philosophy and methods of The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling, John Muir Laws and Emilie Lygren have developed the first-ever comprehensive book devoted to helping educators use nature journaling as an inspiring teaching tool to engage young people with wild places.
I survived the Great Molasses Flood, 1919, Lauren Tarshis
When the massive metal tank filled with sticky brown molasses that rises up over her crowded North End neighborhood explodes, young Carmen must fight for her life, as a tsunami of molasses rushes through the streets.
All we buried, Elena Taylor
All We Buried disturbs the long-sleeping secrets of a small Washington State mountain town. Interim sheriff Elizabeth "Bet" Rivers has always had one repeat nightmare: a shadowy figure throwing a suspicious object into her hometown lake in Collier, Washington. For the longest time, she chalked it up to an overactive imagination as a kid. Then the report arrives. In the woods of the Cascade mountain range, right in her jurisdiction, a body floats to the surface of Lake Collier.
Superforecasting : the art and science of prediction, Philip E Tetlock
“From one of the world's most highly regarded social scientists, a transformative book on the habits of mind that lead to the best predictions Everyone would benefit from seeing further into the future, whether buying stocks, crafting policy, launching a new product, or simply planning the week's meals. Unfortunately, people tend to be terrible forecasters. As Wharton professor Philip Tetlock showed in a landmark 2005 study, even experts' predictions are only slightly better than chance.
How to pronounce knife, Souvankham Thammavongsa
Low, Jeet Thayil
Come : a memoir, Rita Therese
Bold, brave and darkly funny, Come is the extraordinary story of Melbourne sex worker Rita Therese and the love, sex and death she has experienced in her life so far.
The art of theft, Sherry Thomas
Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, is back solving new cases in the Victorian-set mystery series from the USA Today bestselling author of The Hollow of Fear. As "Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective," Charlotte Holmes has solved murders and found missing individuals. But she has never stolen a priceless artwork--or rather, made away with the secrets hidden behind a much-coveted canvas. But Mrs.
A conspiracy in Belgravia, Sherry Thomas
The game is afoot as Charlotte Holmes returns in the atmospheric second novel in USA Today bestseller Sherry Thomas's Victorian-set Lady Sherlock series. Being shunned by Society gives Charlotte Holmes the time and freedom to put her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use. As "Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective," aided by the capable Mrs.
A study in scarlet women, Sherry Thomas
With her inquisitive mind, Charlotte Holmes has never felt comfortable with the demureness expected of the fairer sex in upper class society. But even she never thought that she would become a social pariah, an outcast fending for herself on the mean streets of London. When the city is struck by a trio of unexpected deaths and suspicion falls on her sister and her father, Charlotte is desperate to find the true culprits and clear the family name.
Murder on Pleasant Avenue, Victoria Thompson
“A young woman is missing in the upper Manhattan neighborhood called Italian Harlem, and everyone knows whoʼs responsible-the Black Hand, a notorious group known for terrorizing their own community with violence and kidnappings. Gino and Frank set out to learn more about the disreputable gang and soon find a lead: a saloon-owning gangster named Nunzio Esposito. Gino hates that a fellow immigrant would stoop so low and decides to confront his wayward countryman.
By force alone, Lavie Tidhar
Everyone thinks they know the story of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table. But this is a historical novel with a difference.
Max the detective cat : the disappearing diva, Taylor Sarah Todd
A calendar of wisdom, Leo Tolstoy
Banned in Russia under communism, A Calendar of Wisdom was Tolstoy's last major work, and one of his most popular both during and after his lifetime. This new translation by Roger Cockrell will offer today's generation of readers the chance to discover, day by day, these edifying and carefully selected pearls of wisdom.
Jane Austen : a life, Claire Tomalin
At her death in 1817, Jane Austen left the world six of the most beloved novels written in English, but her shortsighted family destroyed the bulk of her letters; and if she kept any diaries, they did not survive her. Now acclaimed biographer Claire Tomalin has filled the gaps in the record, creating a remarkably fresh and convincing portrait of the woman and the writer.
The ghouls of Howlfair, Nick Tomlinson
The Bowness bequest, Rebecca Tope
Winter has arrived in the town of Windermere, and has bought with it the death of Frances Henderson, the best friend of Persimmon 'Simmy' Brown's mother. Having known the Henderson family all of her life, Simmy must cope with the loss of an important figure from her childhood, as well as the confusion at being bequeathed something in Frances's will.
The Hawkshead hostage, Rebecca Tope
Summer has come to the Lake District town of Windermere, where Persimmon 'Simmy' Brown runs her own florist shop. But with the shop struggling for money, a contract to provide floral displays for a hotel in Hawkshead couldn't be more welcome. However, Simmy's association with the hotel soon turns sinister when she finds a body in the lake. To make matters worse, her friend, Ben - responsible for alerting her to the discovered body - is now missing and thought to be kidnapped.
Origami : a complete step-by-step guide to making animals, flowers, planes, boats, and more, Norio; Duke Torimoto
From playful animals to delicate flowers and fun paper airplanes, this origami guide has projects that will delight both children and adults. With words, illustrations, and more than 300 photographs, even the most complicated of folds and manipulations are made simple by this book?s easy-to-follow instructions.
Eat that frog! : action workbook, Brian Tracy
The workbook follows the same twenty-one-chapter format as the book. Each chapter includes four exercises with space to do the exercises on the pages. The workbook will also include a narrative character who is struggling with procrastination in her work and home lives and uses the recommendations from Eat That Frog! to improve her time management performance.
Sigh, gone : a misfit's memoir of great books, punk rock, and the fight to fit in, Phuc Tran
“For anyone who has ever felt like they don't belong, Sigh, Gone shares an irreverent, funny, and moving tale of displacement and assimilation woven together with poignant themes from beloved works of classic literature. In 1975, during the fall of Saigon, Phuc Tran immigrates to America along with his family. By sheer chance they land in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, a small town where the Trans struggle to assimilate into their new life.
Murderosu malady, Christine Trent
No cure for the dead, Christine Trent
When a young nurse dies on her watch, Florence Nightingale must uncover the deep-hidden secrets someone will kill to keep buried.
The way we live now, Anthony Trollope
The Way We Live Now is a satirical novel by Anthony Trollope. In it he lashes out at the political, financial, commercial and moral dishonesty of the age, inspired particularly by the financial scandals of the 1870s. It was considered by many of his contemporaries as his finest work, and was one of the last Victorian novels to be serialized.
An imperfect promise, Kari Trumbo
A woman solely devoted to her orphans. A man running from his past. Will there be any room left for love?Gini is devoted to the orphans in her charge. Period. This leaves no room for the handsome cowboy who just moved in next door, no matter that he speaks to her lonely heart. Though he steps in and helps when no one else will, she must remain steadfast.On the run from his past, Jon comes to Nebraska to help his sister and lick a few wounds.
Private citizens, Tony Tulathimutte
Capturing the anxious, self-aware mood of young college grads in the noughties, Private Citizens embraces the contradictions of our new century: call it a loving satire. A gleefully rude comedy of manners. Middlemarch for Millennials. The novel's four whip-smart narrators - idealistic Cory, Internet-lurking Will, awkward Henrik and vicious Linda - are torn between fixing the world and cannibalizing it.
Prof : Alan Turing decoded : a biography, Dermot Turing
Following hot on the heels of The Imitation Game, this is the first modern biography of Alan Turing by a member of the family--Alan's nephew, Sir Dermot Turing. Alan Turing was an extraordinary man who crammed into a life of only 42 years the careers of mathematician, codebreaker, computer scientist, and biologist. He is widely regarded as a war hero grossly mistreated by his unappreciative country and it has become hard to disentangle the real man from the story.
X, Y & Z : the real story of how Enigma was broken, Dermot Turing
The Berlin airlift : the relief operation that defined the Cold War, Barry Turner
Acclaimed historian Barry Turner presents a new history of the Cold War's defining episode.
The joy of home brewing kombucha : how to craft probiotic and fermented drinks, Chad Turner
Create your own collection of non-alcoholic, probiotic wonder drinks in your own kitchen! Kombucha is perhaps one of the most popular fermented probiotic health tonics on the market, promoting high levels of B Vitamins, antioxidants, and detoxifying properties. Doctors of both conventional and natural medicine agree that probiotics have positive effects on digestion, metabolism, immune system, and mental health.
Jerusalem drawn and quartered : one woman's year in the heart of the Christian, Muslim, Armenian, and Jewish quarters of old Jerusalem, Sarah TuttleSinger
One of the world's most widely-read bloggers explores the beautiful-and conflict-ridden-four quarters of Jerusalem's Old City.
Ten little herrings, L C Tyler
Last seen boarding a plane which exploded mid-flight, crime writer Ethelred is discovered, to the bafflement of his dogged literary agent Elsie Thirkettle, to be alive and currently residing in the Loire Valley. Having followed Ethelred to a run-down French hotel hosting a stamp-collectors conference chaos ensues when one guest is found fatally stabbed, soon followed by the murder of a rich Russian oligarch.
Conquer your fears & phobias for teens : how to build courage and stop fear from holding you back, Andrea Umbach
“For anyone with intense fears and phobias, every day can feel like a roller-coaster ride. But if you are a teen, this is especially true. In Conquer Your Fears and Phobias for Teens, you will find practical skills for coping with the thoughts, emotions, physical sensations, and behaviors that accompany phobias. You'll also discover useful strategies to handle the things and situations that cause you to feel fearful."--Publisher's description.
Willow Moss and the forgotten tale, Dominique Valente
Buttercream one-tier wonders : 30 simple and sensational buttercream cakes, Valeri Valeriano
“Never serve a boring looking cake again! This stunning collection of buttercream cake decorating projects will transform your regular bakes into works of art, using simple techniques and nothing but 100% delicious buttercream. With 30 step-by-step single-tier cake decorating projects on a wide variety of themes, you'll find cakes for all occasions that will lift your baking to a new creative level.
Little disasters, Sarah Vaughan
Red zone : an earthquake story, Silvia Vecchini
An Italian town deals with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake Matteo, Guilia, and Federico have ordinary lives: they spend time with friends, help out their families, go to school, and deal with the many mood swings that come with growing up. Then, in a single night, everything changes. The ground shakes. An earthquake devastates their town and their security. But after everything is gone, life must go on.
Worries are not forever, Elizabeth Verdick
“This book for preschool and primary children explains what worries are and how it feels to be worried. It assures children that everyone--even grown-ups--feel worried, and that they can learn to cope. Strategies include talking about worries, breathing deeply, and thinking good thoughts. Includes a section for adults"-- Provided by publisher.
Voices are not for yelling, Elizabeth Verdick
The toddler years are full of growth and smiles and sweetness-but also tantrums. With toddlers, yelling, screaming, wailing, and flailing are a normal part of life. Very young children don't yet have the words to express strong feelings, and they're still learning social skills. This board book helps little ones understand why it's better to use an indoor voice-"so people hear the words and not the yelling"-and how to calm down and ask for help so they can get what they need.
How to take the grrrr out of anger, Elizabeth Verdick
“Kids need help learning how to manage their anger. Blending solid information and sound advice with humour and lively illustrations, these anger-management tips guide kids to understand that anger is normal and to learn they can express it in healthy ways. The book teaches them how to recognize anger in themselves and others, how to handle situations and emotions (loneliness, guilt, frustration, fear) that lead to or mask anger, and how to deal with the anger they feel.
Girl, boy, sea, Christopher Vick
Dog training for dummies, Wendy Volhard
Make your buddy a top dog for life, be your Best Friend by training together. Obedience training is one of the most important aspects of raising a dog. In fact, a well-trained dog is a free dog! Why? Because a trained dog requires fewer restrictions. The more reliable the dog, the more freedom he is given. Dog Training for Dummies shows dog owners how to select the right training method for their puppy, adult, or senior dog.
Cat's cradle, Kurt Vonnegut
A young writer decides to interview the children of a scientist primarily responsible for the creation of the atomic bomb. This is an apocalyptic tale of the planet's ultimate fate, featuring a cast of unlikely heroes.
The last stage, Louise Voss
At the peak of her career as lead singer of a legendary 1980s indie band, Meredith Vincent was driven off the international stage by a horrific incident. Now living a quiet existence in a cottage on the grounds of an old stately home, she has put her past behind her and come to terms with her new life.
Stay with me, Becky Wade
Led to her hometown by a mysterious letter, Genevieve Woodward wakes in an unfamiliar cottage with the confused owner staring down at her. The last thing Sam Turner wants is to help a woman as troubled as she is talkative, but he can't turn her away when she needs him most.
Learning by heart : an unconventional education, Tony Wagner
“One of the world's top experts on education delivers an uplifting memoir on his own personal failures and successes as he sought to become a good learner and teacher. Tony Wagner is an eminent education specialist: he's taught at Harvard and MIT; done significant work for the Gates Foundation; and speaks across the country and all over the world. But before he found his success, Tony was kicked out of middle school, expelled from high school, and dropped out of two colleges.
The women of Heachley Hall, Rachel Walkley
How to catch a mermaid, Adam Wallace
Four children set out to capture a mermaid, but she manages to escape all of their traps.
How to catch a unicorn, Adam Wallace
Four children set out to capture a unicorn, but it manages to escape all of their traps.
Slime, David Walliams
Let it go : downsizing your way to a richer, happier life, Peter Walsh
A unique approach to decluttering for anyone in the process of downsizing, from Australia's organising expert. Whether you're selling your family home, blending households, or cleaning out your ageing parents' home, sorting through a lifetime's worth of accumulated possessions can be a daunting and stressful experience.
Hold your breath, B P Walter
Kitty Marchland has always known that her family aren't like others. But when her father uproots them to a remote cottage in the woods, she realises that her parents are keeping secrets from her ' secrets that could unravel everything.'Years later, Kitty starts to question what really happened out in the forest. When the police revisit a suspicious death, she must examine her most painful memories ' and this time, there's nowhere to hide.
Living lies, Natalie Walters
When Lane Kent stumbles across a body in the Georgia woods, she must team up with the town's newest deputy and decide if revealing her darkest secret is worth saving the life of another.
The secrets of Ironbridge, Mollie Walton
It's a jungle out there! : 52 nature adventures for city kids, Jennifer Ward
Offers 52 nature-focused explorations, adventures, observations, and games that can help parents and children (ages 4 to 8) connect to nature while living in the city.
I love dirt! : 52 activities to help you and your kids discover the wonders of nature, Jennifer Ward
Packed with activities to help kids discover the wonders of nature, this collection offers alternatives to electronic games and gets kids and parents outside. Each activity presents a project meant to promote exploration, stimulate imagination, and heighten a sense of wonder.
Friends on ice, Jessica Ward
“The town of Mouston is holding a student ice-skating competition, and naturally, being a jock of all sports, Daisy wants to enter. However, the rules require teams of three, and while Minnie is an obvious choice, Daisy still needs to find a third team member. Gretel, the foreign exchange student, has a sprained ankle. Leonard is a hockey champion ... but only on his High Stick Hockey phone app. So that leaves Nancy, and she is afraid of ice skate blades--especially the toe pick!"--Cover back.
Mabel : a mermaid fable, Rowboat Watkins
“A picture book about a mermaid named Mabel, who unlike the rest of her family does not have a moustache, and the seven-armed octopus who becomes her friend and helps her see that she is just right the way she is"-- Provided by publisher.
Most marshmallows, Rowboat Watkins
Most marshmallows like to watch television and lead normal lives--but some marshmallows dream of greater things.
My wanderlust bites the dust : the travel mishaps of Caity Shaw, Eliza Watson
What do you do when your life of travel begins to unravel? Caity Shaw has come a long way since her appearance as a sausage at her first meeting in Dublin. The shadow of her abusive ex is fading. Learning about her Irish grandmother's past has brought her family closer together. She's building confidence as an event planner, along with her client list. And she's no longer always flying by the seat of her knickers while traveling abroad.
My Christmas goose is almost cooked : the travel mishaps of Caity Shaw, Eliza Watson
What do you do when your Christmas goes from white to blue? Despite a few setbacks, Caity Shaw's future no longer looks as emotionally and financially bleak as it did a few months ago. Rather than working as an elf this holiday season, she is the head photographer for a group event in Dublin. Not only is Caity mending family ties, she's learning to trust men again, thanks to her hot Irish coworker, Declan.
Live to fly another day : the travel mishaps of Caity Shaw, Eliza Watson
What's a girl to do when her dreams go down the loo? Caity Shaw has finally found her place in the world when she moves to her grandmother's homeland, Ireland. A new full-time event planner job, a steady paycheck, and less travel are providing her a more stable and balanced lifestyle. She is able to focus on nurturing her relationships with family, friends, and Declan--who has taught her to once again believe in love and herself.
From the stars above, Peter Watt
For a hundred years they have never forgiven, never forgotten. Now, the war between the Duffy and Macintosh dynasties will be brought to its stunning conclusion. Private Patrick Duffy was forced to flee Malaya as a child, and left orphaned when his mother died in Changi prison. Now, returning to fight a fearless enemy, he must confront the ghosts of his past if he is to find any hope for the future. Michael Macintosh is forging his own path to escape his mother's obsessive control.
Dead line, Holly Watt
Put out more flags, Evelyn Waugh
Come again, Robert Webb
You can't fall in love for the first time twice. Kate's husband Luke - the man she loved from the moment she met him twenty-eight years ago - died suddenly. Since then she has pushed away her friends, lost her job and everything is starting to fall apart. One day, she wakes up in the wrong room and in the wrong body. She is eighteen again but remembers everything. This is her college room in 1992. This is the first day of Freshers' Week. And this was the day she first met Luke.
Outback encounter, Meredith Webber
Dr. Caitlin O'Shea's biggest problem is usually getting taken seriously as a research scientist--her stunning blonde looks get in the way! So she's not expecting her work in tiny Outback town Turalla to have as many challenges as it does.Challenges such as remembering her clinical skills to help the town's overworked doctor. Discovering why that doctor, Connor Clarke, is so opposed to her research.
Riverwatcher, Ronald Weber
A terrific whodunit set in an angler?s paradise. Lottery winner and ex-journalist Donal Fitzgerald joins forces with his girlfriend, DNR conservation officer Mercy Virdon, to solve the mysterious death of a beloved angler, Charlie, who was murdered in his tent in a state campground and who was known by all?and who may have known too much.
Silent night : the remarkable Christmas truce of 1914, Stanley Weintraub
In Silent night, acclaimed historian Stanley Weintraub reveals the moving truth of this inspiring episode.
Why businesses fail, and the journey through our irrational minds, Bob Weir
What was the real reason for the failure of South Canterbury Finance and could it have been saved? Was it really the fall in coal prices that sank Solid Energy? Why did Pumpkin Patch collapse? Why do over 2000 small businesses go into liquidation every year in New Zealand? Why did David Ross defraud over $100 million from Kiwis' life savings in the failure of Ross Asset Management? Why did the leaders of these businesses make decisions that ultimately saw the demise of the business they led? Why.
Ravnica : war of the spark, Greg Weisman
The Gathering official novel which ties in to the brand-new card game set. Experience the first official adventure in Magic: The Gathering's multiverse in nearly a decade as an epic conflict engulfs the world-spanning city of Ravnica. Teyo Verada wants nothing more than to be a shieldmage, wielding arcane energies to protect his people from his world's vicious diamondstorms.
A friend called Alfie, Rachel Wells
The Sunday Times bestseller returns for a sixth book! Alfie and his mischievous kitten George are back for more adventures – this time with a puppy in tow... At Christmas time we all need a friend... Alfie and his kitten, George, have always known that a human is for life and not just for Christmas. So when George learns that one of the residents of Edgar Road has been taken into hospital, he realises it's up to him to provide some comfort at this difficult time of year.
Network effect, Martha Wells
Six stories : a thriller, Matt Wesolowski
1997. Scarclaw Fell. The body of teenager Tom Jeffries is found at an Outward Bound center. Verdict? Misadventure. But not everyone is convinced. And the truth of what happened in the beautiful but eerie fell is locked in the memories of the tight-knit group of friends who embarked on that fateful trip, and the flimsy testimony of those living nearby. 2017.
Beast, Matt Wesolowski
Iron, fire, and ice : the real history that inspired Game of thrones, Ed West
A young pretender raises an army to take the throne. Learning of his father's death, the adolescent, dashing and charismatic and descended from the old kings of the North, vows to avenge him. He is supported in this war by his mother, who has spirited away her two younger sons to safety. Against them is the queen, passionate, proud, and strong-willed and with more of the masculine virtues of the time than most men.
City of stone and silence, Django Wexler
Told in two voices, while Isoka and the Soliton's crew search for a way to recapture the ship and leave the Harbor, Tori escapes the comfort of Kahnzoka's Second Ward to help run a shelter for fugitive mage-bloods and becomes embroiled in revolution.
We begin at the end, Chris Whitaker
The Guinevere deception, Kiersten White
Sent by a banished Merlin to protect King Arthur, a sixteen-year-old impersonating the deceased Guinevere struggles to fit in at Camelot where the magic she practices is banished.
Lights, music, code!, Jo Whittemore
When Maya starts spending a lot of time with Maddie, an old friend, her friends from coding club worry she won't finish her part of the project, coding the lights and music for the winter dance.
To tame a wild cowboy, Lori Wilde
One minute, Rhett Lockhart is a love 'em and leave 'em bull rider with a slow, sexy smile, a swagger, and not a care in the world. The next, he learns his free-wheeling days are over: a baby has been abandoned in the hospital, and there's no question: he's the father. But from the first moment he gazes into his daughter's eyes, he knows the moment has come to say 'no' to no-strings. It's time to grow up.
The comedies, Oscar Wilde
Experience the wit of Wilde in these four delightfully satiric plays'including his masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest. In the late nineteenth century, Oscar Wilde's plays were the toast of London, celebrated for the Irish playwright's mischievous wit, pointed social satire, and gift for energetic farce.
Afropessimism, Frank B Wilderson
“In the tradition of Edward Said's Orientalism and Frantz Fanon's Black Skin, White Masks, Afropessimism is an unparalleled account of the non-analogous experience of being Black. A seminal work that strikingly combines groundbreaking philosophy with searing flights of memoir, Afropessimism presents the tenets of an increasingly influential intellectual movement that theorizes blackness through the lens of perpetual slavery.
The invisible crowd, Ellen Wiles
Supper club, Lara Williams
Almost thirty, Roberta is stuck in a mindless job and reluctant to pursue her passion for food. When she meets Stevie, a spirited and effervescent artist, their intense friendship sparks a change in Roberta, a shift in her desire for more. Together, they invent the Supper Club, a collective of women who gather to celebrate, rather than admonish, their hungers.
Shedonism : 101 reasons to escape to your shed, Ben Williams
The nature fix : why nature makes us happier, healthier, and more creative, Florence Williams
An investigation into the restorative benefits of nature draws on cutting-edge research and the author's explorations with international nature therapy programs to examine the relationship between nature and human cognition, mood, and creativity.
Stoner : a novel, John Williams
A streetcar named desire, Tennessee Williams
Perfect little world, Kevin Wilson
When Isabelle Poole meets Dr. Preston Grind, she's fresh out of high school, pregnant with her art teacher's baby, and totally on her own. Izzy knows she can be a good mother but without any money or relatives to help, she's left searching. Dr. Grind, an awkwardly charming child psychologist, has spent his life studying family, even after tragedy struck his own.
We are the Beaker Girls, Jacqueline Wilson
Jess and Tracy Beaker have found happiness in The Dumping Ground. Not that Dumping Ground the children's home that Tracy grew up in but a seaside antique shop full of treasures, along with Flo, the owner, and Alfie, their dog. Jess is looking for a fantastic new boyfriend for her mum (mostly because Tracy's awful ex Sean is back on the scene). But Jess has bigger problems of her own. She's being picked on by a local kid who's got it in for her.
My mum Tracy Beaker, Jacqueline Wilson
Dandy, the mountain pony, Kelly Wilson
“When nine-year-old Vicki Wilson's beloved lease pony was sold, she was heartbroken. Her family didn't have much money, and she was desperate to have a pony of her own so she could keep riding.
Greek island escape, Patricia Wilson
'I am Sofia. I am searching for my daughter, born 1st November 1972. Can you help me?' On the beautiful beaches of Crete, an old woman is handing out scraps of paper. Sofia, eighty-five years old, unable to speak, is desperate to find a daughter she has never known. After a tragic childhood in Athens and a soaring career as a singer, the brutal treatment of the man she loved by a tyrannical regime forced her to give up her daughter mere days after her birth.
The bassoon king, Rainn Wilson
Rainn Wilson's memoir about growing up geeky and finally finding his place in comedy, faith, and life. For nine seasons Rainn Wilson played Dwight Schrute, everyone's favorite work nemesis and beet farmer. Viewers of "The Office" fell in love with the character and grew to love the actor who played him even more. Rain founded a website and media company, SoulPancake, that eventually became a best-selling book of the same name.
The bodies in the library, Marty Wingate
“Hayley Burke has landed a dream job. She is the new curator of Lady Georgiana Fowling's First Edition library. The library is kept at Middlebank House, a lovely Georgian home in Bath, England. Hayley lives on the premises and works with the finicky Glynis Woolgar, Lady Fowling's former secretary. Mrs. Woolgar does not like Hayley's ideas to modernize The First Edition Society and bring in fresh blood.
The winter of Frankie Machine, Don Winslow
When a local mob boss calls in an old favor, Frank Machianno, the middle-aged owner of a bait shack on the San Diego waterfront, is forced to return to his old job as a hit man, and discovers that someone from his past wants him dead.
Written on the body, Jeanette Winterson
This is a love story and, like all Winterson's novels, a philosophical meditation, this time on the body: as the repository for our emotions and souls. The object is a married woman, Louise, and the narrator is her lover, gender undeclared. The affair intensifies beyond anything either of the lovers has ever known or hoped for. And as they dissect their passion and longing, Jeanette Winterson traces the topography of desire.
Sexing the cherry, Jeanette Winterson
In the reign of Charles II, Jordon and his mother, the Dog-Woman, live on the banks of the stinking Thames, where they take in sights ranging from the first pineapple in London to Royalist heads on pikes.
The stone gods, Jeanette Winterson
The world may slowly be coming to an end, but for Billie and Spike it's just the beginning. They are sent into space to explore the Blue Planet. A strange but habitable new world where leaves are as big as cities, birds nest in shells and humanity could have a second chance. On this new planet they start to fall in love.
The daylight gate, Jeanette Winterson
A wonderfully atmospheric, intricating woven, magical modern-day tale of the Pendle Witches. The animosity and anger betwen the accused and the accusers which tore the community apart in the seventeenth century is still going strong today. A couple go to Pendle and the woman is caught up in the legend that has haunted the area for centuries.
The. PowerBook, Jeanette Winterson
Ali writes stories on email for anyone who wants them. She promises "freedom just for one night", but she does not do so without a warning: the story might change you. Ask for an epic love story and you will get one, but Ali will be cast in it, too, and the lines between the real and imagined may blur. Plucking characters from history and myth, Winterson journeys through time and stops in London, Paris, and Capri, all the while melding the language of love with that of computers.
A beautiful arrangement, Beth Wiseman
“The third and final novel in the Amish Journeys series by Beth Wiseman"-- Provided by publisher.
The wonder of your love, Beth Wiseman
Katie Ann Stolzfus mourns the loss of her estranged husband as she struggles to raise her young son alone, but when Eli Detweiler comes to town to attend his niece's wedding, they face an unexpected and hopeful future together.
StressRelief for disasters great and small : what to expect and what to do from day one to year one and beyond, Georgia Witkin
Leave it to Psmith, P G Wodehouse
My man Jeeves, P G Wodehouse
My Man Jeeves is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom in May 1919 by George Newnes. Of the eight stories in the collection, half feature the popular characters Jeeves and Bertie Wooster, while the others concern Reggie Pepper, an early prototype for Wooster.
The world of Jeeves, P G Wodehouse
Right ho, Jeeves, P G Wodehouse
Bertie must deal with the Market Snodsbury Grammar School prize giving, the broken engagement of his cousin Angela, the wooing of Madeline Bassett by Gussie Fink-Nottle, and the resignation of Anatole, the genius chef.
My Man Jeeves, P G Wodehouse
My Man Jeeves is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom in May 1919 by George Newnes. Of the eight stories in the collection, half feature the popular characters Jeeves and Bertie Wooster, while the others concern Reggie Pepper, an early prototype for Wooster.
The female persuasion, Meg Wolitzer
The golden key, Marian Womack
1901. After the death of Queen Victoria, England heaves with the uncanny. Seances are held and the dead are called upon from darker realms. Helena Walton-Cisneros, known for her ability to find the lost and the displaced, is hired by the elusive Lady Matthews to solve a twenty-year-old mystery: the disappearance of her three stepdaughters who vanished without a trace on the Norfolk Fens. But the Fens are an age-old land, where folk tales and dark magic still linger.
Write the book you're meant to write : a guide for first-time authors, Gail Woodard
Chasing secrets : true blue K-9 Unit, Heather Woodhaven
When a witness becomes a target...can this K-9 track down the killer? After Karenna Pressley stumbles upon a ruthless drug dealer trying to drown her best friend, she's on his hit list--and out of places to run. Her ex-boyfriend, K-9 officer Ray Morrow, is determined to keep her safe with his drug-detecting spaniel, Abby.
Calculated risk, Heather Woodhaven
Accountant Victoria Hayes never would have thought discovering fraud in her office would put her life at risk. When her house catches fire, destroying the evidence she's collected, it seems the mastermind will do anything to keep Victoria from disclosing what she knows. Unsure what to do, she turns to her charming supervisor for help. But without much evidence, Jeff Tucker is reluctant to believe Victoria...until they both become suspects. Now they must work together to prove their innocence...
Feels like falling : a novel, Harvey Kristy Woodson
“From "the next major voice in Southern fiction" (Elin Hilderbrand) and the bestselling author of the Peachtree Bluff series comes an evocative tale of friendship between two vastly different women who bond under the most unexpected circumstances"-- Provided by publisher.
The Austen girls, Lucy Worsley
Searching for dragons, Patricia C Wrede
Cimorene, the princess who refuses to be proper, is back--but where is Kazul the dragon? That's what Cimorene is determined to find out! This updated edition features a new introduction by the author and fantastic new packaging.
Helping your kids deal with anger, fear, and sadness, H Norman Wright
Hal Leonard drumset method songbook : easy-to-use drum charts for 15 complete songs, Kennan Wylie
Paths & portals, Gene Luen Yang
There's something lurking beneath the surface of Stately Academy--literally. In a secret underground classroom Hopper, Eni, and Josh discover that the campus was once home to the Bee School, an institute where teachers, students, and robots worked together to unravel the mysteries of coding. Hopper and her friends are eager to follow in this tradition and become top-rate coders.
Secret coders, Gene Luen Yang
“Welcome to Stately Academy, a school which is just crawling with mysteries to be solved! The founder of the school left many clues and puzzles to challenge his enterprising students. Using their wits and their growing prowess with coding, Hopper and her friend Eni are going to solve the mystery of Stately Academy no matter what it takes!"-- Provided by publisher.
Secret coders : secrets & sequences, Gene Luen Yang
Determined to learn the history of once-elite Stately Academy, Hopper, Eni, and Josh are challenged to outmaneuver Principal Dean, who demands that the team turn over their most powerful robot and threatening coding genius, Professor One-Zero.
Secret coders. 6, Monsters & modules, Gene Luen Yang
The Coders always knew their programming skills would take them far, but they never guessed they would take them to another dimension! Or to be accurate, one dimension less--to save humanity, Hopper, Eni, and Josh must travel to Flatland, a dangerous two-dimensional world ruled by polygons. If they can return home safely with a turtle of light, they might just stand a chance in their final showdown with Dr.
Secret coders. 5, Potions & parameters, Gene Luen Yang
Dr. One-Zero won't stop until the whole world embraces his poisonous potion, Green Pop. Hopper, Eni and Josh must open a new portal to stop him.
Secret coders : robots & repeats, Gene Luen Yang
The Coders uncover a clue that may lead them to Hopper's missing dad, but they may need to use Professor Bee's Turtle of Light to find him.
Before Jamaica Lane, Samantha Young
“Despite her outgoing demeanor, Olivia is painfully insecure around the opposite sex--usually, she can't get up the nerve to approach guys she's interested in. But moving to Edinburgh has given her a new start, and, after she develops a crush on a sexy postgrad, she decides it's time to push past her fears and go after what she wants. Nate Sawyer is a gorgeous player who never commits, but to his close friends, he's as loyal as they come.
Down London Road, Samantha Young
Johanna Walker is used to taking charge. But she's about to meet someone who will make her lose control ... It has always been up to Johanna to care for her family, particularly her younger brother, Cole. With an absent father and a useless mother, she's been making decisions based on what's best for Cole for as long as she can remember. She even determines what men to date by how much they can provide for her brother and her, not on whatever sparks may - or may not - fly.
The king of Russia, Susan Young
With the multiverse rent asunder by Alimnazer the Hearteater's interrupted ritual, all the possibilities - all the variousinterpretations of time and space - have a chance at being representedin the reformed universe. And somewhere or another, most are.Josanin the Heartless, instrumental in leading the heroes to stop. Alimnazer from becoming the only god of all time, finds himself in astrange land with his old enemies, Prince Wilelm and Princess Ambre.
The Philadelphia experiment, Susan Young
A madman with a lust for power. Strange refugees from distant lands. Hackers. Collusion. Russian entaglements and divided loyalties. The multiverse may have shattered, but George Washington is discovering that America's problems haven't changed all that much - they've just gotten bigger. It's a bad time to be president.
Oats in the North, wheat from the South : the history of British baking, savoury and sweet, Regula Ysewijn
100 classic British bakes and their history, with recipes and photography by the inimitable Regula Ysewijn, award-winning author, Anglophile, photographer and food stylist.
Biography of resistance, Muhammad H Zaman
“Superbugs, born of antibiotic resistance, are a growing global health crisis. Award-winning educator and researcher at Boston University Muhammad Zaman, Ph.D. tells the story about how we got here and what we must do to combat this threat that connects us all"-- Provided by publisher.
Better than this, Cathy Zane
On the surface, Sarah Jenkins appears to have it all: a handsome, wealthy and successful husband, a precocious five-year-old daughter, and a beautiful home in an affluent Seattle neighborhood. Her quirky best friend and fellow high school teacher, Maggie, marvels at her luck--and envies her happiness. ‍?But Sarah is far from happy.
Parenting kids with OCD : a guide to understanding and supporting your child with obsessive-compulsive disorder, Bonnie Zucker
Laugh lines : my life helping funny people be funnier, Alan Zweibel

Wheelers eBooks

Going up is easy : the first woman to ascend Everest without oxygen, Lydia Bradey
In 1988, Lydia Bradey became the first woman to climb Mount Everest without supplementary oxygen. She made the ascent alone and to date she is the only New Zealander to have made an oxygen-free ascent. Her climb was a truly remarkable achievement but also an internationally controversial one.
Too many secrets, Adele Broadbent
Too many secrets, buried for too long. Becs is a sassy 12-year-old drama queen who strikes a bargain with her mother. She'll spend a few months away from home while her new step-family renovates an elegant old house in the country. When it's sold, some of the money will pay her fees at the same private school that all her friends will be attending. But as usual, she hasn't listened properly.
If only, Adele Broadbent
Drovers quest, Susan Brocker
'Tell us where you've got the nugget and this will go well for you,' the tall man with the horrible voice rasped. Rumour is flying around the west coast gold fields that tom McGee has struck it rich and found a nugget of gold as big as a man's fist. So no one is surprised when next his campsite is found wrecked and abandoned. Men have been killed for a lot less on the tough goldfields of 1860s New Zealand. But one person is convinced tom is not dead. His headstrong daughter, Charlotte.
The mirror steamed over : love and pop in London 1962, Anthony Byrt
In the early sixties at the Royal College of Art in London, three extraordinary personalities collided to reshape contemporary art and literature. Barrie Bates (who would become Billy Apple in November 1962) was an ambitious young graphic designer from New Zealand, who transformed himself into one of pop art's pioneers. At the same time, his friend and fellow student David Hockney - young, Northern and openly gay - was making his own waves in the London art world.
Our dog Benji, Pete Carter
We all know that dogs will eat anything. We also know that kids' tastes generally aren't so wide-ranging. While ice cream and pizza might be devoured in the blink of an eye, the dreaded 'green stuff' (vegetables to the adults) is often pushed to one side of the plate. Author Pete Carter understands this phenomenon well, as he shows in the adventures of Benji.
Two dogs one bone, Marianne Castle
So you don't believe in dog gods huh? You should. They sneak up on you when you least expect it. That's what happened to New Zealander Katy Pallis. She had big plans for her future. The dog gods had big plans for her future too. Quite different from hers. They won. They always do.Welcome Katy, their faces beamed down to her, your new career awaits you. Dog trainer, dog groomer and dog walker.
Jacinda Ardern : a new kind of leader, Madeleine Chapman
Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern is a leader for a new generation, one tired of inertia in the face of pressing issues such as climate change, immigration and the rise of far-right terrorism. Ardern was catapulted onto the international stage with her grace and compassion following the Christchurch mosque shooting. Oprah Winfrey invited us to 'channel our inner Jacindas' as praise for Ardern flooded headlines and social media.
Navigation : a memoir, Joy Cowley
In the world of New Zealand children's books, the name Joy Cowley engenders enormous respect and affection. She has published dozens and dozens of children's trade books of all kinds, such as the Mrs Wishy Washy series, the award-winning Shadrach trilogy and Hunter. And she has written literally hundreds of readers for the international educational book market. She is constantly in demand as a guest performer and speaker all over the world, but particularly in the US.
The silent one, Joy Cowley
The Silent One is Jonasi, sent from the sea as a baby to grow up in an isolated Pacific village. Separated from the villagers by his silence and their prejudices, Jonasi finds solace in his underwater world where he develops a special relationship with a huge white turtle. However, the superstitious villagers see both Jonasi and the turtle as evil spirits. A series of natural disasters and a struggle for leadership within the village sweep Jonasi toward his strange destiny.
The wine o'clock myth " the truth about women alcohol, Lotta Dann
Women around the globe are buying and consuming alcohol at alarming rates never seen before. But is it doing us any favours? Is it really that treat or reward that we deserve? Lotta Dann thinks not. In The Wine O'Clock Myth, Lotta takes an in-depth and eye-opening look at women's drinking habits.
The general and the nightingale : Dan Davin's war stories, Dan Davin
Dan Davin was the author of the only substantial body of war fiction written by a New Zealand soldier during any of the wars of the 20th century in which the nation was engaged. The General and the Nightingale brings together Davin's 20 war stories, some drawn from his war diaries and loosely based on his experiences as 'a wartime scholar-soldier' and those of his fellow soldiers in the British and New Zealand armies.
The gorse blooms pale, Dan Davin
Dan Davin, one of New Zealand's acknowledged masters of the short story, was born in Invercargill in 1913. The Gorse Blooms Pale gathers together twenty-six stories and a selection of poems reflecting his experiences while growing up in an Irish-New Zealand family in Southland. Comic, haunting, poetic, profound, and lyrical, the stories have a regional flavour quite unlike any other body of work in New Zealand literature.
Harsu and the werestoat, Barbara Else
Except for five godlet-drops that run in his blood, Harsu is human.His mother is Daama, the forty-first daughter of the fifty-ninth daughter of one of the Wind God's nine thousand or so children. His father was human too, a warrior-physician. But now he's gone and Harsu has inherited only a cloak edged with copper coins, a clay tablet, and an old war-steed.This is all he has to survive what lies beyond the Gate of Time and Place.
Degrees of separation, Laurence Fearnley
On board an aircraft as it makes its way slowly from the Antarctic to New Zealand, three people sit quietly, reflecting on their past summer on the ice. Sally, a composer, has been searching for inspiration. She wasn't prepared for the silence of Antarctica. William, a bird scientist, has been visiting since the 1960s. Estranged from his family, he has just completed his last summer on the ice.
Te rataka a tetahi kohine, Anne Frank
The story of Anne Frank, a teenage Jewish girl who had to hide from the Nazis in occupied Holland during the Second World War, is known around the world. Her diary, translated into more than 70 languages and published in 60 countries, is now joined by this edition in Te Reo Maori, one of New Zealand's three official languages.
Shirley Smith : an examined life, Sarah Gaitanos
Shirley Smith was one of the most remarkable New Zealanders of the 20th century, a woman whose lifelong commitment to social justice, legal reform, gender equality and community service left a profound legacy. She was born in Wellington in 1916. While her childhood was clouded by loss - her mother died when she was three months old and her beloved father, lawyer and later Supreme Court Judge David Smith, served overseas during the war - she had a privileged upbringing.
Know your place, Golriz Ghahraman
The story of a child refugee who faced her fears, found her home and accidentally made history When she was just nine, Golriz Ghahraman and her parents were forced to flee their home in Iran. After a terrifying and uncertain journey, they landed in Auckland where they were able to seek asylum and - ultimately - create a new life.
New Zealand national security : challenges, trends and issues, William James Hoverd
In an interrelated and increasingly complex, dynamic and globalised security environment, New Zealand faces a range of complex and multifaceted non-traditional threats. They range from trade insecurity to terrorism and transnational crime, disputes over the control and exploitation of resources, and tensions linked to ideological, cultural and religious differences.
Ollie's treasure : happiness is easy to find if you just know where to look!, Lynn Jenkins
Ollie's Treasure is tale of mindfulness for young, developing minds. It's a story about how simply noticing and taking in what is on offer to our senses can lead to the Holy Grail of treasure - happiness. Ollie's Treasure takes children on a treasure hunt. Ollie's grandma sends him a treasure map that promises to lead him to 'something that will make him happy always'.
Jerome Kaino : my story, Jerome Kaino
The revealing autobiography of New Zealand rugby legend Jerome Kaino. As the Rugby World Cup approached, All Black legend and World Cup champion Jerome Kaino reflected on what it takes to be the best. At just 21 years old Jerome Kaino was touted as the next big thing in world rugby. In his first year of professional rugby, he made spectacular debuts for Auckland, the Blues and the All Blacks. It was a dream beginning for this quiet Samoan kid from South Auckland.
Mezzaluna : selected poems, Michele Leggott
Thirty years of selected poems by the inaugural New Zealand Poet Laureate. Mezzaluna gathers work from critically acclaimed poet Michele Leggott's nine collections, from Like This? (1988) to Vanishing Points (2017).In complex lyrics, sampling thought and song, voice and vision, Leggott creates lush textured soundscapes. Her poetry covers a wide range of topics rich in details of her New Zealand life, full of history and family, lights and mirrors, the real and the surreal.
Dashing dog, Margaret Mahy
A beautifully illustrated new edition of Margaret Mahy's classic verse, including CD of story read by Margaret Mahy. Follow the chaotic antics of the dashing dog and his family in a mad, dizzy and joyful walk along the beach. Margaret Mahy's beloved children's story has been beautifully reillustrated by the talented Donovan Bixley who also illustrated the Wheels on the Bus, the Looky Book, Old MacDonald's Farm and many more.
Mophead : how your difference makes a difference, Selina Tusitala Marsh
At school, Selina is teased for her big, frizzy hair. Kids call her 'mophead'. She ties her hair up this way and that way and tries to fit in. Until one day - Sam Hunt plays a role - Selina gives up the game. She decides to let her hair out, to embrace her difference, to be wild! Selina takes us through special moments in her extraordinary life. She becomes one of the first Pasifika women to hold a PhD. She reads for the Queen of England and Samoan royalty. She meets Barack Obama.
Love as a stranger, Owen Marshall
Brilliantly tracing the progress of unexpected love and the perils of relationships, this gripping novel is a tour de force. Temporarily in Auckland while her husband is undergoing treatment, Sarah enjoys a walk in the coolness of the Symonds Street Cemetery. As she pauses at the grave of Emily Keeling, murdered in 1886 by a rejected suitor, a stranger named Hartley strikes up a conversation. Before long he arranges to meet Sarah for coffee.
Politics in the playground : the world of early childhood education in Aotearoa New Zealand, Helen May
Freshly updated in 2019, the third edition of Politics in the Playground: The world of early childhood in Aotearoa New Zealand is a lively history of early childhood education and care in Aotearoa New Zealand in the postwar era. The book follows on from Discovery of Early Childhood (1997, 2013), which traced the origins of institutional care and education for young children in Europe, US and New Zealand prior to state interest and serious investment.
Will to win : New Zealand netball greats on team culture and leadership, Lana McCarthy
This book is a fascinating deep-dive into the development of the Silver Ferns' traditions, the evolution of team culture and the nuts-and-bolts of leadership at an elite level. Legendary players and coaches - including Lois Muir, Leigh Gibbs, Bernice Mene, Ruth Aitken and Casey Kopua - candidly discuss the highs and lows of their careers, and of the Silver Ferns, the effect of the intense rivalry with Australia, coping with gut-wrenching losses, and the resilience of players and coaches.
Tonka the Red, Alan McCaughan
This is a simply-written story of Tonka, an ordinary New Zealand horse, and how he went from a farm-hack-cum-pig-hunting horse to an amazing journey, halfway around the world, to compete as part of a team at the World Championship Endurance Race. The story tells us about his life and that of his rider, who at the age of sixty-one, thought his chances of representing his country in any sport had long gone.
A likely lad : the life of Norman Lesser, Archbishop of New Zealand, Judy Mills
How did Norman Lesser, a boy from a terrace house in Liverpool, become the Archbishop of New Zealand? The answer lies in sheer native ability, great energy, a talent for leadership, a happy outlook on life and a bit of luck - or if you prefer, the Grace of God. Following effective ministry in different English parishes, he served as Provost of Nairobi Cathedral for seven eventful years before coming to be Bishop of Waiapu in 1947.
The Raupo dictionary of modern Māori, P M Ryan
Contains over 50,000 concise entries divided into Maori-English and English-Maori sections. Includes all the words most commonly used by fluent Maori speakers. Features a vocabulary list with words for new inventions, metric terms, modern concepts and scientific, computer, technological and legal terms. Incorporates an easy-to-use guide to the pronunciation of Maori and a section on Maori grammar.
Sticking with pigs, MaryAnne Scott
Uncle Jeremy has been helping the family out for a while now, by dropping off meat he's shot. The offer to go hunting sounds great to fourteen-year-old Wolf...a chance to get away from the family stress. But this hunting trip proves to be more than he bargained for.
You have a lot to lose : a memoir, 1956-1986, C K Stead
New Zealand's most extraordinary literary everyman - poet, novelist, critic, activist - C. K. Stead told the story of his first twenty-three years in South-West of Eden. In this second volume of his memoirs, Stead takes us from the moment he left New Zealand for a job in rural Australia, through study abroad, writing and a university career, until he left the University of Auckland to write full time aged fifty-three.It is a tumultuous tale of literary friends and foes (Curnow and Baxter, A. S.
Cuz, der Laares Liz van
River is offered the chance to crew on his uncle's trawler - a coastal trip to get a new engine. He finds his cousin Huia annoying - she's all about Maoritanga while he can't even speak the language. When an accident leaves the two cousins stranded on the coast of Fiordland they must work together to save themselves. Includes information on survival, bush lore, natural remedies, bush tucker and map of the region.
The echoes that remain : a history of the New Zealand Field Engineers during the Great War at Gallipoli, the Western Front and the Hampshire town of Christchurch, Clement Wareham
The Echoes that Remain tells the story of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force and in particular the New Zealand Engineers , young men from a far-flung Dominion, catapulted into that European war because New Zealand was part of the British Empire. It is a time that has generally been forgotten or is hazily recalled on Anzac Day. The original history of the New Zealand Engineers, published in 1927, used selected contributions from officers and men.
I go where most men go : the history of the British Section, New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, Clement Wareham
“I Go Where Most Men Go", tells the history of an Anglo-New Zealand infantry company formed in London in the early days of the Great War, which World War One was later referred to as. It comprised engineers, gentlemen, seamen, farmers, copper and silver miners from Spain, gold miners from Africa, builders, clerks, businessmen, Rhodes scholars, civil servants, entertainers, medical students, school leavers, dentists, decorators, artists, clerks, accountants and labourers.
The random reader : New Zealand children's stories. Volume one, Books Wheelers
Wonderful selection of funny and touching stories written by top New Zealand authors, such as Margaret Mahy, Joy Cowley, Kate de Goldi, David Hill and many other stars of children's literature. It's perfect for children from 5 to 105, with its focus on fun, good writing, cheekiness and word play. These fifteen stories will make you laugh, giggle, snigger and snort. it's the ideal collection of children's stories for dipping into, devouring all in one go, or going back to time after time.
Aspiring, Damien Wilkins
Fifteen-year-old Ricky lives in Aspiring, a town that's growing at an alarming rate. Ricky's growing, too - 6'7", and taller every day. But he's stuck in a loop: student, uncommitted basketballer, and puzzled son, burdened by his family's sadness. And who's the weird guy in town with a chauffeur and half a Cadillac? What about the bits of story that invade his head? Uncertain what's real - and who he is - Ricky can't stop sifting for clues. He has no idea how things will end up . . .
Pepe, the beach stallion, Kelly Wilson
Vicki will stop at nothing to save a crippled beach-racing stallion. When Vicki and her sisters discover that horses are roaming on country roads because the locals can't afford to fences to contain them, their eyes are opened to a whole new world of hardship. Then Vicki meets Pepe, once a prized beach-racing stallion now crippled by mistreatment. The owner can't pay for a vet and, fearing the beaten horse may die, the Wilsons take Pepe in.
Chessy, the Welsh pony, Kelly Wilson
Amanda must earn the trust of a beautiful but wild Welsh stallion. Will Chessy ever be safe enough to ride? Seven-year-old Amanda Wilson dreams of training her own wild pony, just as her sisters have done. Then comes the chance she has been waiting for - a muster of beautiful Welsh ponies that have run wild in the hills. Among them is Chessy, a striking stallion, and just the right size for Amanda.
Jackamo, the supreme champion, Kelly Wilson
It's a race against time for Vicki to find and train a brand new pony for the show season. Should she go for experience, or for potential? When Vicki's multi-champion pony is injured, she is devastated. It's the beginning of the show season and the 14-year-old must find a replacement quickly - but no pony comes close to the one she has lost. Then Vicki sees beautiful and inexperienced Jackamo. She senses he has star quality, and chooses him over proven ponies with years of show-ring success.
Dandy, the mountain pony, Kelly Wilson
In the first Showtym Adventure, Vicki must train her own wild pony in order to continue her dream of riding. When nine-year-old Vicki Wilson's beloved lease pony is sold, she is heartbroken. Her family doesn't have much money, and she is desperate to have a pony of her own so she can keep riding.
Cameo, the street pony, Kelly Wilson
In the second Showtym Adventure, Kelly receives an unbroken pony. Will she gain the confidence to train and ride her? When nine-year-old Kelly Wilson outgrows her pony, her mum surprises her with a beautiful steel-grey mare that she spotted trotting down the street, tied to the back of a truck. But there's a catch. Cameo has never been ridden! While her sisters Vicki and Amanda are jumping higher than ever before, Kelly must face her fears on an untested pony.
Casper, the spirited Arabian, Kelly Wilson
In the third Showtym Adventure, Vicki takes on a dangerously bad-tempered Arabian. Will she be able to uncover his potential? When Vicki hears about a difficult Arabian that no one wants, she will stop at nothing to save him. Years of misunderstanding have left the pony wayward and mistrustful, but Vicki senses a gentle soul beneath Casper's rough exterior. Vicki must learn the importance of patience and compromise to have any chance of winning over the high-strung gelding.
Two wings of a nightingale : Persian soul, Islamic heart, Jill Worrall
Iran is probably the most misunderstood country in the world, and its people are among the most feared. Award-winning travel writer Jill Worrall, with her friend Reza Mirkhalaf, a leading tour manager from Tehran, describe an Iran the world has forgotten about. Few people in the west know anything about the Iranian people beyond their current politics and religion. 'Two Wings of a Nightingale' uses the threads of Iran's silk road heritage as a basis for a road trip travelogue.
How I get ready, Ashleigh Young
In her new poetry collection How I Get Ready, Ashleigh Young fails to learn to drive, vanishes from the fossil record, and finally finishes writing a book.