Nielsen Top 100 - Week 3

  • Hungry road

    Hungry road

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    ISBN: 9781848271975
    Mary Sullivan's dreams of a better future are shattered in 1845 with the arrival of the strange blight which destroys their potato crop. Refusing to give in to despair, she must use every ounce of courage and strength to protect her family as she and her husband and children fight to survive. Dr Dan Donovan is Medical Officer to the Skibbereen Union. The arrival of 'the hunger' soon brings starving men, women and children crowding into the town and the work...
  • Where the crawdads sing

    Where the crawdads sing

    ISBN: 9781472154668
    How long can you protect your heart? For years, rumours of the 'Marsh Girl' have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the t...
  • Pinch of nom - everyday light

    Pinch of nom - everyday light

    ISBN: 9781529026405
    The second cookbook from the founders of Pinch of Nom (the UK's most popular food blog) including over one hundred healthy and delicious low-calorie recipes.
  • Eat up, raise your game

    Eat up, raise your game

    ISBN: 9780717184385
    In his work with elite athletes, performance nutritionist Daniel Davey has seen first-hand how consistently eating good food can lead to trophies, personal bests and incredible physiques. In this cookbook he shares over 100 delicious, easy recipes, and a scientifically backed plan for boosting your performance and achieving your personal best.
  • No fuss vegan

    No fuss vegan

    by

    ISBN: 9781844884193
    Roz Purcell is a firm believer that your body needs to be fuelled right - not only to get you through your day, or week - but to set you up for life. In this book, Roz will show you how to introduce more plant-based recipes into your life - designed to help boost your mood, energy, and overall health. Whether you're a committed vegan or just looking to cut down on meat and dairy, Roz will inspire you to experiment with her tasty and nourishing plant-based m...
  • Wrecking ball

    Wrecking ball

    by

    ISBN: 9780241396636
    In 'Wrecking Ball', an unexpected inheritance gives the Heffley family a chance to make major improvements to their home. But they soon find that construction isn't all it's cracked up to be. When things get rough, will the Heffleys be able to stay - or will they be forced to move?
  • Fetch-22

    Fetch-22

    by

    ISBN: 9781338323214
    The 8th book in the bestselling DOG MAN series from Dav Pilkey!
  • The beast of Buckingham Palace

    The beast of Buckingham Palace

    by

    ISBN: 9780008385644
    Fly into a fiery and fantastical future with No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams, in an epic adventure of myth and legend, good and evil, and one small boy who must save the world. Illustrated by the artistic genius Tony Ross!
  • Keep your eyes on me

    Keep your eyes on me

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    ISBN: 9781786498380
    When Vittoria Devine and Lily Power find themselves sitting next to each other on a flight to New York, they discover they both have men in their lives whose impact has been devastating. Lily's family life is in turmoil, her brother cheated out of his business and left on the brink of ruin. Vittoria's philandering husband has gotten his mistress pregnant, well, one of his mistresses at least. By the time they land, Vittoria and Lily have realised that they ...
  • CILKAS JOURNEY

    CILKAS JOURNEY

    ISBN: 9781785769139
    CILKAS JOURNEY
  • The tattooist of Auschwitz

    The tattooist of Auschwitz

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    ISBN: 9781785763670
    This novel is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews, who survived Auschwitz and eventually made their home in Australia. In that terrible place, Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - literally scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust.
  • Normal people

    Normal people

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    ISBN: 9780571334650
    Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in rural Ireland. The similarities end there; they are from very different worlds. When they both earn places at Trinity College in Dublin, a connection that has grown between them lasts long into the following years. This is an exquisite love story about how a person can change another person's life - a simple yet profound realisation that unfolds beautifully over the course of the novel. It tells us how ...
  • This is going to hurt

    This is going to hurt

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    ISBN: 9781509858637
    The often hilarious, at times horrifying and occasionally heartbreaking diaries of a former junior doctor, and the story of why he decided to hang up his stethoscope.
  • The hunting party

    The hunting party

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    ISBN: 9780008297152
    *The Sunday Times Top 5 bestseller* EVERYONE'S INVITED. EVERYONE'S A SUSPECT. AND EVERYONE'S TALKING ABOUT IT.
  • Pinch of Nom

    Pinch of Nom

    by

    ISBN: 9781529014068
    100 delicious and healthy recipes from the founders of Pinch of Nom, the UK's most popular food blog.
  • The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse

    The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse

    ISBN: 9781529105100
    Enter the world of Charlie's four characters and unlikely friends - the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse - discover their touching story, and their most poignant and universal life lessons.
  • Philadelphia, here I come!

    Philadelphia, here I come!

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    ISBN: 9780571085866
  • The silent patient

    The silent patient

    ISBN: 9781409181637
    Alicia Berenson writes a diary as a release, an outlet - and to prove to her beloved husband that everything is fine. She can't bear the thought of worrying Gabriel, or causing him pain. Until, late one evening, Alicia shoots Gabriel five times and then never speaks another word. Forensic psychotherapist Theo Faber is convinced he can successfully treat Alicia, where all others have failed. Obsessed with investigating her crime, his discoveries suggest Alic...
  • Six wicked reasons

    Six wicked reasons

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    ISBN: 9781529400267
    It's June 2008 and 21 Adam Lattimer vanishes, presumed dead. The strain of his disappearance breaks his already fragile family. Ten years later, with his mother deceased and siblings scattered across the globe, Adam turns up unannounced at the family home. His siblings return reluctantly to Spanish Cove, but Adam's reappearance poses more questions than answers. The past is a tangled web of deceit. And, as tension builds, it's apparent somebody has planned ...
  • Once, twice, three times an Aisling

    Once, twice, three times an Aisling

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    ISBN: 9780717181643
    The third book in Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen's phenomenally successful, No. 1 bestselling Complete Aisling book series. Aisling's turning 30 and when the big birthday hits, she is faced with a huge surprise and an unexpected decision. Another hilarious heartwarming chapter in the life of the much-loved small-town girl living in a notions world.
  • Tell nobody

    Tell nobody

    by

    ISBN: 9780751577532
    One hot summer evening, eleven-year-old Mikey Driscoll is on his way home from playing with friends. Two days later, his body is discovered on a bed of wildflowers by some local teenagers. The case is assigned to Detective Lottie Parker - and this time it's personal. The victim was a close friend of her son, Sean, from the run-down Munbally estate on the other side of town. Sean tells his mother Mikey was behaving normally before he died, but Lottie can't h...
  • The importance of being Aisling

    The importance of being Aisling

    by

    ISBN: 9780717184910
    Aisling is back in the follow up to the no.1 bestseller The Importance of Being Aisling.
  • The Life Audit

    The Life Audit

    ISBN: 9780717184736
    The Life Audit is designed to help you take stock of the key areas of your life. By gently offering space to explore, contemplate and create new intentions that are in line with the life you want to live, it will help you move past blockages, and take you from where you are to where you want to be
  • No one is too small to make a difference

    No one is too small to make a difference

    ISBN: 9780141991740
    In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day. Her actions ended up sparking a global movement for action against the climate crisis, inspiring millions of pupils to go on strike for our planet, forcing governments to listen, and earning her a Nobel Peace Prize nomination. This book brings you Greta in her own words, for the first time. Collecting her speeches that have made history across Europe, from t...
  • Blue moon

    Blue moon

    by

    ISBN: 9781787630277
    In a nameless city, two ruthless rival criminal gangs, one Albanian, the other Ukrainian, are competing for control. But they hadn't counted on Jack Reacher arriving on their patch. Reacher is trained to notice things. He's on a Greyhound bus, watching an elderly man sleeping in his seat, with a fat envelope of cash hanging out of his pocket. Another passenger is watching too - obviously hoping to get rich quick. As the mugger makes his move, Reacher steps ...
  • Disney Frozen Annual 2020

    Disney Frozen Annual 2020

    by

    ISBN: 9781405294430
    Get ready to sing as Elsa and Anna are back in Frozen 2 ! The Disney Frozen Annual 2020 is filled with stories and exciting activities featuring all your favourite characters and includes content from the brand new movie, Frozen 2 ! As well as character profiles, colouring and activities. It's the perfect Christmas stocking filler for any young Frozen fan!
  • Mrs Hinch

    Mrs Hinch

    by

    ISBN: 9780241426845
    Welcome to your very own Hinch activity journal! This little book is all about giving yourself the gift of time out: time to plan, time to dream, time to relax, time for us to have a bit of a giggle and a de-stress. We all live such busy lives and it can be hard to take a moment just to breathe, but I want this book to be all about you. Something that we can all enjoy together. So, make yourself a cuppa and curl up with this journal on the sofa in the morni...
  • Oh my god, what a complete Aisling!

    Oh my god, what a complete Aisling!

    by

    ISBN: 9780717181018
    Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen, the creators of the much-loved Aisling character and the popular Facebook page 'Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling', bring Aisling to life in their novel about the quintessential country girl in the big smoke.
  • Olive Kitteridge

    Olive Kitteridge

    by

    ISBN: 9781849831550
    Elizabeth Strout gives us 13 narratives centred on a singular and formidable heroine, Olive Kitteridge.
  • Feel better in 5

    Feel better in 5

    ISBN: 9780241397800
    Trying to be healthy can be overwhelming - what if all it took to make a real difference was 5 minutes of your day? Ditch the pills, beat the sleepless nights, and banish the yo-yo diets. In just a few minutes, this book will kick-start your health and happiness by showing you how to incorporate Dr Chatterjee's simple daily plan into your current routine.
  • Little Women

    Little Women

    by

    ISBN: 9780008195540
    HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics.
  • One of us is next

    One of us is next

    ISBN: 9780241376928
    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.
  • The Official GAA Annual 2020

    The Official GAA Annual 2020

    ISBN: 9780717182664
    Crammed full with GAA trivia, quizzes, games, puzzles, player profiles and more, young supporters will be totally absorbed by The Official GAA Annual 2020. Covering the key moments, best goals and points and much more from the All-Ireland season, it also features top tips to improve your game.
  • Harry Potter and the philosopher

    Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone

    by

    ISBN: 9781408855652
    Harry Potter lives in a cupboard under the stairs at his Aunt and Uncle's house. He is bullied by them and his spoilt cousin, and lives a very unremarkable life. But then Harry is transported to a world of magic and excitement.
  • Educated

    Educated

    by

    ISBN: 9780099511021
    Tara Westover grew up preparing for the End of Days, watching for the sun to darken, for the moon to drip as if with blood. She spent her summers bottling peaches and her winters rotating emergency supplies, hoping that when the World of Men failed, her family would continue on, unaffected. She hadn't been registered for a birth certificate. She had no school records because she'd never set foot in a classroom, and no medical records because her father didn...
  • My lovely wife

    My lovely wife

    ISBN: 9781405939300
    Every marriage has secrets. Everyone has flaws. Your wife isn't perfect - you know that - but then again nor are you. But now a serial killer is on the loose in your small town, preying on young women. Fear is driving your well-behaved young daughter off the rails, and you find yourself in bed late at night, looking at the woman who lies asleep beside you. Because you thought you knew the worst about her. The truth is you know nothing at all.
  • Daisy Jones & the Six

    Daisy Jones & the Six

    ISBN: 9781787462144
    Daisy Jones & the Six rose from the 1970s LA music scene to become one of the biggest bands in the world. They sold out arenas from coast to coast. Their music defined an era and every girl in America idolised Daisy. But, in 1979, on the night of the final concert of their tour, they split. Nobody ever knew why. Until now. This is the whole story, right from the beginning: the sun-bleached streets, the grimy bars on the Sunset Strip, knowing Daisy's mom...
  • For whom the ball rolls

    For whom the ball rolls

    by

    ISBN: 9781338236590
    The Supa Buddies have been working hard to help Dog Man overcome his bad habits. But soon Dog Man finds himself the target of an all-new supervillain! Meanwhile, Petey the Cat has been released from jail and starts a new life. But when Petey's father arrives, Petey must face his past to understand the difference between being good and doing good.
  • Twas the nightshift before Christmas

    Twas the nightshift before Christmas

    by

    ISBN: 9781529018585
    From the multi-award-winning and million-copy bestselling author of This is Going to Hurt comes Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas , a brand new gift book that alternates between the hilarious and the heartbreaking, in a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line.
  • Pinch of nom food planner

    Pinch of nom food planner

    by

    ISBN: 9781529023060
    Track your slimming habits with this six-month diet planner from Pinch of Nom, the UK's most popular food blog.
  • The last wish

    The last wish

    by

    ISBN: 9780575082441
    Geralt de Riv is a witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. But, he is no ordinary murderer; his targets are the monsters and demons that ravage the land and attack the innocent.
  • Veg

    Veg

    by

    ISBN: 9780718187767
    Jamie Oliver is back with brilliantly easy, flavour-packed, and accessible veg recipes. From simple suppers and family favourites, to weekend dishes for sharing with friends, this book is packed full of phenomenal food - pure and simple. Whether it's embracing a meat-free day or two each week, living a vegetarian lifestyle, or just wanting to try some brilliant new flavour combinations, this book ticks all the boxes.
  • The family gift

    The family gift

    by

    ISBN: 9781409179238
    Freya Abalone has a big, messy, wonderful family, a fantastic career, and a new house. But that's on the outside. On the inside, she's got Mildred - the name she's given to that nagging inner critic who tells us all we're not good enough. And now Freya's beloved blended family is under threat. Dan's first wife Elisa, the glamorous, manipulative woman who happily abandoned her daughter to Freya and Dan's care and left the country, has elbowed her way back in...
  • Isabelle in the afternoon

    Isabelle in the afternoon

    by

    ISBN: 9780091953744
    Paris in the early Seventies. Sam, an American student, meets a woman in a bookshop. Isabelle is enigmatic, beautiful, older and, unlike Sam, experienced in love's many contradictions. Sam is instantly smitten - but wary of the wedding ring on her finger. What begins as a regular arrangement in Isabelle's tiny Parisian apartment transforms into a true affair of the heart, and one which lasts for decades to come. 'Isabelle in the Afternoon' is a novel that q...
  • The Secret Barrister

    The Secret Barrister

    ISBN: 9781509841141
    An anonymous barrister offers a shocking, darkly comic and very moving journey through the legal system - and explains how it's failing all of us.
  • The murder of Mr Moonlight

    The murder of Mr Moonlight

    ISBN: 9781844884902
    When trucker Bobby Ryan, vanished after leaving his girlfriend Mary Lowry's home on a bright June morning in 2011, all who knew him were mystified. Using the name Mr Moonlight, Ryan was also a part-time DJ and popular all over Tipperary. And as far as his family and friends were concerned something terrible must have happened. But they had no inkling of what that could be. Nearly two years later, Mary Lowry's brother-in-law Patrick Quirke found Ryan's body ...
  • The secret

    The secret

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    ISBN: 9781847370297
    Fragments of a Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. In this book, readers will learn how to use The Secret in every aspect of life - money, health, relationships, happiness, and in every interaction they have in the world.
  • Guinness world records 2020

    Guinness world records 2020

    ISBN: 9781912286812
    The record-breaking records annual is back and packed with more incredible accomplishments, stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements than ever before.
  • The dinky donkey

    The dinky donkey

    ISBN: 9781407198514
    The laugh-out-loud follow-up to the viral sensation THE WONKY DONKEY is finally here! The Wonky Donkey has a daughter in this hilarious picture book sequel to the runaway hit. Readers will love the antics of this stinky punky plinky-plonky winky-tinky pinky funky blinky dinky donkey! The Wonky Donkey has sold over 2 million copies.
  • The handmaid

    The handmaid's tale

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    ISBN: 9781784873189
    The Republic of Gilead allows Offred only one function - to breed. If she deviates, she will, like all dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on whom her future hangs.
  • Super food in minutes

    Super food in minutes

    by

    ISBN: 9781529325584
    This volume is all about real, fast and delicious family food that just so happens to be good for you! Donal's latest book includes 90 delicious recipes, and tips and tricks, for healthy home cooks that will change the way you cook. Using 10 ingredients or less, each recipe uses streamlined, quick cooking methods with minimal effort and maximum results that help you make the most of your time spent in the kitchen. There are clear nutritional breakdowns, veg...
  • Get Up And Go Diary For Busy Women 2020 P/b

    Get Up And Go Diary For Busy Women 2020 P/b

    by

    ISBN: 9781910921357
  • Postscript

    Postscript

    by

    ISBN: 9780008194888
    The long-awaited sequel to the international bestseller PS, I Love You!
  • The spinning heart

    The spinning heart

    by

    ISBN: 9781784165000
    In the aftermath of Ireland's financial collapse, dangerous tensions surface in an Irish town. Through a chorus of unique voices, each struggling to tell their own kind of truth, a single authentic tale unfolds.
  • Under the hawthorn tree

    Under the hawthorn tree

    by

    ISBN: 9780862782061
    The first book in the famine trilogy Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book and a classic for young readers worldwide. Set during the Irish famine, it follows three children as they travel across the country to find their family.
  • Money Doctors 2020

    Money Doctors 2020

    by

    ISBN: 9781788491631
    The number 1 guide to organising your finances - and making your money go further. John Lowe has helped thousands of people get to grips with the basics of budgeting and learn how to save cash in all areas of their lives for fifteen years. You can trust The Money Doctor to give independent, straight-talking advice.
  • Paw Patrol

    Paw Patrol

    by

    ISBN: 9781913072292
    Mass market children's title published by Centum Book.
  • The Beekeeper of Aleppo

    The Beekeeper of Aleppo

    by

    ISBN: 9781785768934
    The Beekeeper of Aleppo
  • The power of now

    The power of now

    by

    ISBN: 9780340733509
    This text shows how to live a better life by living in the present moment. If we are able to be fully present and take each step in the now, we will be opening ourselves to the experience of the power of now.
  • 12 rules for life

    12 rules for life

    ISBN: 9780141988511
    What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Humorous, surprising and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticise too easily and why you should always ...
  • Star Wars Annual 2020

    Star Wars Annual 2020

    ISBN: 9781405294492
    This Annual is the perfect gift for Star Wars fans this Christmas! Taking a look back at the 40-year saga, this book contains story moments from all the films, including The Last Jedi and Solo , plus fun facts from The Clone Wars and Rebels . Relive your favourite scenes, read about the most influential characters, the top ships and droids, and recap on four decades of Star Wars adventures. This Annual includes activities, colouring pages and puzzles to com...
  • Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

    Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

    by

    Rating 4star

    ISBN: 9781408855669
    This is a follow up to 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone', which won the 1998 Nestlé Smarties Book Prize. Harry Potter is in his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and this year promises to be just as eventful as the last.
  • Of mice and men

    Of mice and men

    by

    ISBN: 9780141185101
    Semi-retarded Lennie is lost without his guardian, George, who feels his slow-witted friend has been delivered into his keeping. Bound by their fragile dream of owning land where they will 'belong', their paradisial future is soon shattered.
  • Conversations with friends

    Conversations with friends

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    ISBN: 9780571333134
    Frances is twenty-one years old, cool-headed, and darkly observant. A college student in Dublin and aspiring writer, she works at a literary agency by day. At night, she performs spoken word with her best friend Bobbi, who used to be her girlfriend. When they are profiled by Melissa, a well-known journalist, they enter an exotic orbit of beautiful houses, raucous dinner parties and holidays in Provence. Initially unimpressed, Frances finds herself embroiled...
  • The testaments

    The testaments

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    ISBN: 9781784742324
    When the van door slammed on Offred's future at the end of 'The Handmaid's Tale,' readers had no way of telling what lay ahead. With 'The Testaments,' the wait is over. Margaret Atwood's sequel picks up the story 15 years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead.
  • Dog Man and cat kid

    Dog Man and cat kid

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    ISBN: 9781407192123
    When darkness falls upon the city, only one heroic duo has the pedigree to deliver justice! Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is back and this time he's not alone. The heroic hound with a nose for justice now has a sidekick in the form of a super-cute kitten, and together they have a mysterious caper to sniff out!
  • Dog Man unleashed

    Dog Man unleashed

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    ISBN: 9781407186603
    If only the Chief would throw Dog Man a bone every once in a while... Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Can the canine crime biter unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, or will Petey get away with the purrfect crime?
  • The body

    The body

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    ISBN: 9780857522412
    Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe. Now he turns his attention inwards to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself. Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories this title is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up.
  • Those people

    Those people

    by

    ISBN: 9781471168109
    The stunning new thriller from the bestselling author of Our House.
  • Baby Shark

    Baby Shark

    by

    ISBN: 9781913072575
    Mass market children's title published by Centum Book.
  • Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine

    Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine

    by

    ISBN: 9780008172145
    Over 2.5 million copies sold 'Funny, touching and unpredictable' Jojo Moyes 'Heartwrenching and wonderful' Nina Stibbe Winner of Costa First Novel Award, a No.1 Sunday Times bestseller and the Book of the Year
  • Night boat to Tangier

    Night boat to Tangier

    by

    ISBN: 9781782116172
    It's late one night at the Spanish port of Algeciras and two fading Irish gangsters are waiting on the boat from Tangier. A lover has been lost, a daughter has gone missing, their world has come asunder - can it be put together again? 'Night Boat to Tangier' is a novel drenched in sex and death and narcotics, in sudden violence and old magic, but it is obsessed, above all, with the mysteries of love.
  • The outsiders

    The outsiders

    by

    ISBN: 9780141368887
    This novel about American teenagers from the wrong side of the tracks is a story of loyalty and affection among friends, and of their search for personal dignity and a place in the world.
  • The Dutch House

    The Dutch House

    by

    ISBN: 9781526614957
    Danny Conroy grows up in the Dutch House, a lavish folly in small-town Pennsylvania taken on by his property developer father. Though his father is distant and his mother is absent, Danny has his beloved sister Maeve: Maeve, with her wall of black hair, her delicacy, her brilliance. Life is comfortable and coherent, played out under the watchful eyes of the house's former owners in the frames of their oil paintings, or under the cover of the draperies aroun...
  • Why we sleep

    Why we sleep

    ISBN: 9780141983769
    Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, health and longevity. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep, or what good it served, or why we suffer such devastating health consequences when it is absent. Compared to the other basic drives in life - eating, drinking and reproducing - the purpose of sleep remained elusive. In this book, Matthew Walker charts 20 years of cutting-edge research,...
  • When All is Said

    When All is Said

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    ISBN: 9781529304299
    Five toasts. Five people. One lifetime. 'This is how you tell a story' Cecelia Ahern'An extraordinary novel, a poetic writer, and a story that moved me to tears.' John Boyne 'I'm here to remember - all that I have been and all that I will never be again.' At the bar of a grand hotel in a small Irish town sits 84-year-old Maurice Hannigan. He's alone, as usual -though tonight is anything but. Pull up a stool and charge your glass, because Maurice is finally ...
  • The choice

    The choice

    by

    ISBN: 9781846045127
    In 1944, 16-year-old Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. There she endured unimaginable experiences, including being made to dance for the infamous Josef Mengele. Over the coming months, Edith's bravery helped her sister to survive, and led to her bunkmates rescuing her during a death march. When their camp was finally liberated, Edith was pulled from a pile of bodies, barely alive. In 'The Choice', Dr Edith Eger shares her experience of the Holocaust and the...
  • The getaway

    The getaway

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    ISBN: 9780141385259
    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. With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Greg find a way to survive? Or is going 'old school' just too hard for a kid like Greg?
  • The giver of stars

    The giver of stars

    ISBN: 9780718183233
    England, late 1930s, and Alice Wright - restless, stifled - makes an impulsive decision to marry wealthy American Bennett van Cleve and leave her home and family behind. But stuffy, disapproving Baileyville, Kentucky, where her husband favours work over his wife, and is dominated by his overbearing father, is not the adventure - or the escape - that she hoped for. That is, until she meets Margery O'Hare - daughter of a notorious felon and a troublesome woma...
  • Boulevard wren and other stories

    Boulevard wren and other stories

    by

    ISBN: 9780717183340
    More stories and musings from the anarchic mind of the Bagged One.
  • Room

    Room

    by

    ISBN: 9780330519021
    Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize
  • How to fail

    How to fail

    by

    ISBN: 9780008327354
    Inspired by her hugely popular podcast, How To Fail is Elizabeth Day's brilliantly funny, painfully honest and insightful celebration of things going wrong.
  • What I know for sure

    What I know for sure

    by

    ISBN: 9781447277668
    The inspirational wisdom of Oprah Winfrey, collected for the first time in a beautiful keepsake book.
  • Burned

    Burned

    ISBN: 9781785372698
    One of the most shocking scandals in Northern Irish political history: originally a green-energy initiative, the Renewal Heat Incentive (RHI) or 'cash-for-ash' scheme saw Northern Ireland's government pay 1.60 for every 1 of fuel the public and commercial customers burned in their wood-pellet boilers, leading to widespread abuse and ultimately the collapse of the power-sharing administration at Stormont. Revealing the wild incompetence of the Northern Irela...
  • Girl, woman, other

    Girl, woman, other

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    ISBN: 9780241364901
    'Girl, Woman, Other' follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families, friends and lovers, across the country and through the years.
  • Olive, again

    Olive, again

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    ISBN: 9780241374597
    This novel follows the blunt, contradictory yet deeply loveable Olive Kitteridge as she grows older, navigating the second half of her life as she comes to terms with the changes - sometimes welcome, sometimes not - in her own existence and in those around her. Olive adjusts to her new life with her second husband, challenges her estranged son and his family to accept him, experiences loss and loneliness, witnesses the triumphs and heartbreaks of her friend...
  • The wonky donkey

    The wonky donkey

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    ISBN: 9781407195575
    The book behind the YouTube sensation of a granny reading this story to her grandchild, viewed over 3 million times. THE WONKEY DONKEY has sold over one million copies worldwide, and this edition of the award-winning picture book comes with a link to download the song.
  • The night fire

    The night fire

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    ISBN: 9781409186052
    Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case. Now that mentor, J.J. Thompson, is dead, but after his funeral his widow hands Bosch a murder book that Thompson took with him when he left the LAPD 20 years before - the unsolved killing of a troubled young man in an alley used for drug deals. Bosch brings the murder book to R...
  • Sapiens

    Sapiens

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    ISBN: 9780099590088
    100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be enslaved by bureaucracy, timetables and consumerism? And what will our world be like in the millennia to come? Bold, wide-rangin...
  • Harry Potter and the goblet of fire

    Harry Potter and the goblet of fire

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    ISBN: 9781408855683
    The holidays are dragging on and Harry Potter can't wait for the start of term. It is his fourth year at Hogwarts School and there are spells to be learnt and potions to be brewed, but there are other events on the march that Harry is not expecting.
  • The education of an idealist

    The education of an idealist

    ISBN: 9780008274917
    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Samantha Power is a Pulitzer winner, an incredible writer, and a great friend. Her memoir grapples with the balance between idealism, pragmatism, advocacy, and governancy. It's a must read for anyone who cares about our role in a changing world.' Barack Obama
  • Tall tales and wee stories

    Tall tales and wee stories

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    ISBN: 9781529361346
    In December 2018, after 50-years of belly-laughs, energy, outrage and enjoyment, Billy Connolly announced his retirement from stand-up comedy. It had been an extraordinary career. When he first started out in the late Sixties, Billy played the banjo in the folk clubs of Glasgow. Between songs, he would improvise a bit, telling anecdotes from the Clyde shipyard where he worked. In the process, he made all kinds of discoveries about what audiences found funny...
  • The power of small

    The power of small

    ISBN: 9781473666986
    Rather than waiting for the big life-changing moments, which more often than not never happen, this book proposes taking tiny steps as opportunities to change your life, one decision at a time - emphasising self-compassion as a means to gently expand your comfort zone. Mixing personal anecdotes and story-telling with the latest psychological research, the authors reveal how changing the small things is a key to a much richer, fuller and more meaningful life...
  • The last wish

    The last wish

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    ISBN: 9781473226401
    Geralt de Riv is a witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. But, he is no ordinary murderer; his targets are the monsters and demons that ravage the land and attack the innocent.
  • Diary of an awesome friendly kid

    Diary of an awesome friendly kid

    ISBN: 9780241405604
    In 'Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid', Rowley writes about his life experiences and agrees to play the role of biographer for Greg along the way. (After all, one day Greg will be rich and famous, and everyone will want to know his life's story.) But Rowley is a poor choice for the job, and his 'biography' of Greg is a hilarious mess. This journal offers readers a new way to look at the Wimpy world - one fans won't want to miss!
  • Lord of the fleas

    Lord of the fleas

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    ISBN: 9781407192161
    There's a new bunch of baddies in town, and they have something sinister in store for Petey the Cat. Once again, Dog Man is called into action! With a cute kitten and a remarkable robot by his side, the Supa Buddies must join forces with the most unlikely of heroes to save the day.
  • Grace in winter

    Grace in winter

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    ISBN: 9781473699915
    Grace has spent years devoted to the needs of others. Although her children are now grown, she remains the main carer for her highly destructive youngest daughter Leonie. When ex-husband Harry, for his own manipulative reasons, gifts the mother and daughter with a winter cruise, Grace accepts despite her reservations, hoping that a change of scene will do them both good. Ben, a novelist whose career is in freefall, is also on the cruise. Captivated instantl...
  • Dog Man

    Dog Man

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    ISBN: 9781407140391
    Dr Dilbert Dinkle started his career as an ordinary, everyday evil genius/inventor/bank robber. But when he awakens one day transformed into a walking, talking puddle of pee, he vows to destroy every toilet in town. Will the devious Dr Dinkle and his conniving cat, Petey, ruin restrooms for the rest of us?
  • Brawl of the wild

    Brawl of the wild

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    ISBN: 9781407191942
    The SIXTH book in the hilarious series from the creator of Captain Underpants! Is Dog Man bad to the bone? The heroic hound is sent to the pound for a crime he didn't commit! While his pals work to prove his innocence, Dog Man struggles to find his place among dogs and people. Being a part of both worlds, will he ever fit in with one?
  • The family upstairs

    The family upstairs

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    ISBN: 9781787461482
    In a large house in London's fashionable Chelsea, a baby is awake in her cot. Well-fed and cared for, she is happily waiting for someone to pick her up. In the kitchen lie three decomposing corpses. Close to them is a hastily scrawled note. They've been dead for several days. Who has been looking after the baby? And where did they go? Two entangled families. A house with the darkest of secrets.
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