Words are messy. Love is messier. A love story for book lovers that celebrates much more than romance. Meet Beatrix Babbage - 29-year-old dog-earer of books and accidental destroyer of weddings. After ruining her best friend's nuptials, Bea relocates to the other side... read more
|Awards:||Winner - ABIA Awards - Children's Book of the Year Small Publisher 2019|
Subject 684--"Jane Doe"--has been locked underground in a secret government facility, enduring tests and torture. After a freak accident reveals the dangerous power Jane has concealed for years, it also reveals that the government has been keeping secrets of its own.f its own.
'You'll recognise every character in Whisper Network. Furious and relevant writing: the ultimate #metoo book. I loved it so much.' CLARE MACKINTOSH _____________
'If only you had listened to us, none of this would have happened.'
Sloane, Ardie, Grace and Rosalita have wo... read more
|Author:||Ben Aaronovitch; Stephen Walter (Designed by)|
Crime & Thriller
|Series:||A\Rivers of London Novel Ser.|
|Reading Level:||General Adult|
It begins with a dead body at the far end of Baker Street tube station, all that remains of American exchange student James Gallagher-and the victim's wealthy, politically powerful family is understandably eager to get to the bottom of the gruesome murder. The t... read more
For readers of The Paris Wife and The Swans of Fifth Avenue comes a "sensuous, captivating account of a forbidden affair between two women" (People)--Eleanor Roosevelt and "first friend" Lorena Hickok. Lorena Hickok meets Eleanor Roosevelt in 1932 while reporting on Fran... read more
In Bo Mitchell's country town, a 'White Night' light-show event has the potential to raise vital funds to save the skate park. And out of town, a girl from a secretive off-the-grid community called Garden of Eden has the potential to change the way Bo sees the world. But are there ... read more
As the last child in a family of daughters, seventeen-year-old Janneke was raised to be the male heir. While her sisters were becoming wives and mothers, she was taught to hunt, track, and fight. On the day her village was burned to the ground, Janneke--as the only survivor--was taken ca... read more
|Reading Level:||General Adult|
|Awards:||Winner of Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2008.|
No saris. No scents. No spices. No music. No lyricism. No illusions.This is India now.Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, by the scattered light of a preposterous chandelier, Balram tells us the terrible and... read more
International award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor enters the world of magical realist literature with a powerful story of genocide in the far future and of the woman who reshapes her world.
In a post-apocalyptic Africa, the world has changed in many ways, yet in one region gen... read more
'Gripping, fast-paced, and completely unexpected, Who's Afraid has more twists than a tornado. I loved this story!' Darynda Jones, New York Times bestselling author of the Charley Davidson series'Truly one of the best in the genre I have ever read.' Oscar-nominee Lexi Alexander (Gr... read more
Crimson Death, the plague like virus spawned from a failed government experiment to isolate the enzymes that make vampires immortal, continues to spread. Emberly and her partner, Jackson Miller, are desperately seeking the stolen research for a cure before the virus becomes a pandemic. B... read more
A stunning collection of poetry on feminism, trauma, survival and empowerment.
You cannot burn away What has always been aflame
WILD EMBERS explores the fire that lies within every soul, weaving words around ideas of feeling at home in your... read more