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The Hours: A Novel
by Michael Cunningham

ISBN: 9780312243029

Pages: 229

Passionate, profound, and deeply moving, "The Hours" is the story of three women: Clarissa Vaughan, who one New York morning goes about planning a party in honor of a beloved friend; Laura Brown, who ...Read More


Days Without End
by Sebastian Barry

ISBN: 9780571277049

Pages: 301

From the two-time Man Booker Prize finalist Sebastian Barry, 'a master storyteller' (Wall Street Journal), comes a powerful new novel of duty and family set against the American Indian and Civil Wars ...Read More


Swing Time
by Zadie Smith

ISBN: 9780241247310

Pages: 453

Dazzlingly energetic and deeply human, Swing Time is a story about friendship and music and true identity, how they shape us and how we can survive them. Moving from north-west London to West Africa, ...Read More


Unhooking the Moon
by Gregory Hughes

ISBN: 9781849162951

Pages: 374

Winner of the Booktrust Teenage Prize and a finalist for The Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, a starred review Kirkus Review praised Unhooking the Moon as a 'rousing adventure on the not-so-mean str...Read More


Dragonkeeper
by Carole Wilkinson

ISBN: 9781742032450

Pages: 343

Ancient China, Han Dynasty. A slave girl saves the life of an ageing dragon and escapes her brutal master. Pursued by a ruthless dragon hunter, the girl and the dragon make an epic journey across Chin...Read More


Trainspotting
by Irvine Welsh

ISBN: 9780749336509

Pages: 344

The bed is familiar, or rather, the wall opposite it is. Paddy stanton looks down at us wo his seventies sideboards. Iggy Pop sits smashing a pile of records wi a claw hammer. Ma auld bedroom, in the ...Read More


Because of Winn-Dixie
by Kate DiCamillo

ISBN: 9781406357622

Pages: 159

The summer Opal and her father, the preacher, move to Naomi, Florida, Opal goes into the Winn-Dixie supermarket and comes out with a dog. A big, ugly, suffering dog with a sterling sense of humor. A d...Read More


The Dot
by Peter H Reynolds

ISBN: 9781844281695

Pages: 32

Vashti is a girl who says she cannot draw. When she tells her teacher, she says to 'make a mark and see where it takes you.' Vashti draws a dot on her paper, and her teacher then says 'now sign it.' T...Read More


A Discovery of Witches
by Deborah Harkness

ISBN: 9780143119685

Pages: 720

Book one of the New York Times–bestselling All Souls trilogy. In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted a...Read More


Crusade
by Elizabeth Laird

ISBN: 9780330456999

Pages: 390

Crusade is a richly detailed historical adventure, from Carnegie shortlisted author, Elizabeth Laird. Two boys. Two faiths. One unholy war . . . When Adam's mother dies unconfessed, he pledges t...Read More


The Ask and the Answer
by Patrick Ness

ISBN: 9781406339864

Pages: 517

Todd and Viola did not find healing and hope in Haven. They found instead their worst enemy, Mayor Prentiss, waiting to welcome them to New Prentisstown. There they are forced into separate lives: Tod...Read More


Vanished (Sheela Chari)
by Sheela Chari

ISBN: 9780143332527

Pages: 280

Eleven-year-old Neela dreams of being a famous musician, performing for admiring crowds on her traditional Indian stringed instrument. Her particular instrument was a gift from her grandmother—intrica...Read More


Stardust
by Neil Gaiman

ISBN: 9780755322824

Pages: 196

Tristran thorn promised to bring back a fallen star. So he sets out on a journey to fulfill the request of his beloved, the hauntingly beautiful Victoria Forester—and stumbles into the enchanted realm...Read More


God is a Bullet
by Boston Teran

ISBN: 9780330485135

Pages: 301

Christmas, 1995. A 14-year-old girl is kidnapped by a bloodthirsty Satanic cult. Bob Hightower, the girl’s father and a small-town cop, embarks on a desperate mission to find her, but his only hope li...Read More


Secret Daughter
by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

ISBN: 9780061928352

Pages: 346

Somer's life is everything she imagined it would be — she's newly married and has started her career as a physician in San Francisco — until she makes the devastating discovery she never will be able ...Read More


Ashes, Wine and Dust
by Kanza Javed

ISBN: 9788183861342

Pages: 376

Immersed in the set imperative of middle-class life in contemporary Pakistan, Mariam Ameen decides to challenge the tradition of being female. Beginning in Lahore, the novel enters its first phase wit...Read More


Please Look After Mother
by Kyung-Sook Shin

ISBN: 9780753828182

Pages: 279

When sixty-nine-year-old So-nyo is separated from her husband among the crowds of the Seoul subway station, her family begins a desperate search to find her. Yet as long-held secrets and private sorro...Read More


Origins of Love
by Kishwar Desai

ISBN: 9781471101489

Pages: 470

In Delhi a small baby lies alone and abandoned. The product of IVF and surrogacy, she had been so coveted-until she was born with a fatal illness. No one knows how the infection could have been transf...Read More


Oranges in No Man's Land
by Elizabeth Laird

ISBN: 9781509802920

Pages: 104

Oranges in No Man's Land brings Elizabeth Laird's emotional and gripping adventure to her next generation of fans. Since her father left Lebanon to find work and her mother tragically died in a she...Read More


All the Light We Cannot See
by Anthony Doerr

ISBN: 9780008172428

Pages: 530

Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks. When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds he...Read More