Nielsen Top 100 - Week 36

  • Schmidt happens

    Schmidt happens

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    ISBN: 9781844884513
    My wife had just given birth to a baby that wasn't mine. My son had just walked out on his bride-to-be on the eve of their wedding. And my old dear was making threats of revenge against me for allowing her to choke on the olive from her breakfast Martini. Throw into the mix three infant sons who were banned from every public park and children's play centre in the city; a father who was working with dodgy Russian business interests to put himself in the Taoi...
  • 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 ...
  • Veg

    Veg

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    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 importance of being Aisling

    The importance of being Aisling

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

    The birthday party

    by

    ISBN: 9781473643062
    Another summer is in full swing on the island of Roone, and preparations are underway for a big birthday party at the local hotel. But beneath the air of celebration, many of the islanders have their own struggles to contend with. Imelda, isolated by her recent heartbreak, has no memory of accepting a month-long Bed & Breakfast booking, but when a stranger turns up on her doorstep looking forward to his stay, she has little choice but to take him in. On...
  • The Second Sleep

    The Second Sleep

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    ISBN: 9781786331380
    1468. A young priest, Christopher Fairfax, arrives in a remote Exmoor village to conduct the funeral of his predecessor. The land around is strewn with ancient artefacts - coins, fragments of glass, human bones - which the old parson used to collect. Did his obsession with the past lead to his death?Fairfax becomes determined to discover the truth. Over the course of the next six days, everything he believes - about himself, his faith and the history of his...
  • For whom the ball rolls

    For whom the ball rolls

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    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.
  • The boy who followed his father into Auschwitz

    The boy who followed his father into Auschwitz

    ISBN: 9780241359174
    The inspiring, true story of a father and son's fight to stay together and to survive the Holocaust. In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany. There began an unimaginable ordeal that saw the pair beaten, starved and forced to build the very concentration camp they were held in. When Gustav was set to be transferred to Auschwitz, a certain death ...
  • 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 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.
  • A keeper

    A keeper

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    ISBN: 9781473664999
    Elizabeth Keane returns to Ireland after her mother's death, intent only on wrapping up that dismal part of her life. There is nothing here for her; she wonders if there ever was. The house of her childhood is stuffed full of useless things, her mother's presence already fading. And perhaps, had she not found the small stash of letters, the truth would never have come to light. 40 years earlier, a young woman stumbles from a remote stone house, the night qu...
  • Rewind

    Rewind

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    ISBN: 9781786496560
    PLAY. Andrew, the manager of Shanamore Holiday Cottages, watches his only guest via a hidden camera in her room. One night the unthinkable happens: a shadowy figure emerges onscreen, kills her and destroys the camera. But who is the murderer? How did they know about the camera? And how will Andrew live with himself? PAUSE. Natalie wishes she'd stayed at home as soon as she arrives in the wintry isolation of Shanamore. There's something creepy about the mana...
  • The Beekeeper of Aleppo

    The Beekeeper of Aleppo

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    ISBN: 9781785768934
    The Beekeeper of Aleppo
  • To kill a mockingbird

    To kill a mockingbird

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    ISBN: 9780099419785
    'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird'. This is a lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of the story - a black man charged with raping a white girl in the 30s.
  • Filter this

    Filter this

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    ISBN: 9781529343311
    Ali Jones is hell-bent on achieving her `lifegoals: 10,000 Instagram followers and a win at the upcoming Glosscar Influencer Awards. It's a welcome distraction from dealing with her father's illness and Instagram is the one part of her life where she feels in control. So when she inadvertently leads people to believe she is sporting a baby bump and immediately gains thousands of followers, Ali realises that this could be her ticket to Insta-success. But, as...
  • Nine perfect strangers

    Nine perfect strangers

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    ISBN: 9781405919463
    One luxury retreat. Nine perfect strangers. Ten days. What could possibly go wrong? Luxury health and wellness retreat Tranquilium House promises rest and relaxation - exactly what these nine strangers are looking for. Miles from anywhere, they have no way to reach the outside world. Just time to think about themselves, and get to know each other. But the resort director has something else in mind. A very different, and very dark, agenda. These nine strange...
  • Live while you can

    Live while you can

    ISBN: 9781529396263
    The inspiring, moving memoir from Fr Tony Coote who was diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease in early 2018.
  • The reckoning

    The reckoning

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    ISBN: 9781473684423
    Pete Banning was Clanton's favourite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, father, neighbour and a faithful member of the Methodist church. Then. one cool October morning in 1946, he rose early, drove into town, walked into the Church, and calmly shot and killed the Reverend Dexter Bell. In 'The Reckoning', John Grisham returns to Clanton, Mississippi, to tell the story of an unthinkable murder, the bizarre trial that fol...
  • An triail

    An triail

    by

    ISBN: 9781857911268
  • The world

    The world's worst teachers

    by

    ISBN: 9780008363994
    Millions of young readers have loved the World's Worst Children tales - now they will revel in this delightfully dreadful collection of the most gruesome grown-ups ever: The World's Worst Teachers. From the phenomenally bestselling David Walliams and illustrated in glorious colour by the artistic genius, Tony Ross.
  • The outsiders

    The outsiders

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    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.
  • Night boat to Tangier

    Night boat to Tangier

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    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.
  • Of mice and men

    Of mice and men

    by

    ISBN: 9780141023571
    The childlike 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.
  • The playboy of the western world

    The playboy of the western world

    by

    ISBN: 9780853424062
    Synge's masterpiece about a father, a son, a woman in love and a tragedy.
  • Her Husband

    Her Husband's Mistake: A marriage, a secret, and a wife's choice...

    by

    ISBN: 9781472254740
    THE NO. 1 BESTSELLER 'Brilliantly written and with plot twists popping out like Prosecco corks, this is a devour-over-a-weekend gem' Woman and Home Dave's made a BIG mistake. What's Roxy going to do about it? The riveting new novel from No. 1 bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan. Perfect for readers of Marian Keyes and Cathy Kelly. Roxy's marriage has always been rock solid. After twenty years, and with two carefree kids, she and Dave are still the perfect ...
  • 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.
  • A spark of light

    A spark of light

    by

    ISBN: 9781444788167
    A lone gunman takes the women and doctors at a controversial abortion clinic hostage. Nobody has ended up there by choice. As the tense negotiation for their release unfolds, hour by crucial hour, back in time through the day that brought the hostages and their captor to this moment, every certainty is questioned, every judgement thrown into sharp relief. Because matters of life and death look very different when you, or the ones you love, are staring down ...
  • The holiday

    The holiday

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    Rating 5star

    ISBN: 9781785767708
    Seven days. Three families. One killer. It was supposed to be the perfect holiday, dreamed up by Kate as the ideal way to turn 40: four best friends and their husbands and children in a luxurious villa under the blazing sunshine of Provence. But there is trouble in paradise. Kate suspects that her husband is having an affair, and that the other woman is one of her best friends. One of these women is willing to sacrifice years of friendship and destroy her f...
  • The summer villa

    The summer villa

    by

    ISBN: 9780008217198
    THE NUMBER ONE IRISH TIMES BESTSELLERPraise for Melissa Hill:'I was completely gripped' Sarah Morgan'Addictive!' Grazia'Blissfully escapist' Marie Claire *************************************************************
  • Philadelphia, here I come!

    Philadelphia, here I come!

    by

    ISBN: 9780571085866
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Nothing ventured

    Nothing ventured

    by

    ISBN: 9781509851294
    Nothing Ventured is the start of a brand new series, from Jeffrey Archer, the number one bestselling author of The Clifton Chronicles: telling the story of the life of William Warwick - as a family man and a detective who must battle against a powerful criminal nemesis.
  • When All is Said

    When All is Said

    by

    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 ...
  • GIRL

    GIRL

    ISBN: 9780571341177
    GIRL
  • Idaho

    Idaho

    by

    ISBN: 9780099593959
    One hot August day a family drives to a mountain clearing to collect birch wood. Jenny, the mother, is in charge of lopping any small limbs off the logs with a hatchet. Wade, the father, does the stacking. The two daughters, June and May, aged nine and six, drink lemonade, swat away horseflies, bicker, sing snatches of songs as they while away the time. But then something unimaginably shocking happens, an act so extreme it will scatter the family in every d...
  • Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine

    Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine

    by

    ISBN: 9780008172145
    Winner of the Costa First Novel Award No.1 Sunday Times bestseller and No.1 New York Times bestseller Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon 'Funny, touching and unpredictable' Jojo Moyes
  • The girl who lived twice

    The girl who lived twice

    by

    ISBN: 9780857056375
    The girl with the dragon tattoo is finally ready to confront her nemesis, the only woman who is evidently and in many ways her match. Salander will not wait to be hunted. When she strikes it will be a double blow: vengeance for recent atrocities, and the settling of lifelong scores. For months now Salander has been closing in on her target. She has moved from Stockholm, her hair is newly styled, her piercings are gone. She could pass for any other businessw...
  • Of mice and men

    Of mice and men

    by

    ISBN: 9780241980330
    The childlike 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.
  • The gift of friends

    The gift of friends

    by

    ISBN: 9781473660076
    Kingfishers Road - a leafy, peaceful street in the town of Vayhill. But there are whispers behind closed doors. Who is moving into Number 10? Engaged to handsome, wealthy Justin Johnston, Danielle appears to her new neighbours to have the perfect, glossy life. But not everything is as it seems. In fact, each of the other four women who live close by has a secret, and each is nursing their own private heartache. But could a gift be waiting on their doorsteps...
  • 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...
  • Where the Crawdads Sing

    Where the Crawdads Sing

    ISBN: 9781472154651
    #1 New York Times BestsellerA Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!" Reese Witherspoon"Painfully beautiful." The New York Times Book ReviewFor years, rumors 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 ...
  • The women of Primrose Square

    The women of Primrose Square

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    ISBN: 9781785767777
    The women of Primrose Square know well that friendship will get them through all of life's joys, heartbreaks and challenges. But every relationship in this close community is tested to breaking point when Frank at number 79 comes home to a surprise birthday party, thrown by his wife and adoring children. He shocks everyone with a bombshell he'd intended to keep secret till the end of his days. Nothing in Primrose Square will ever be the same.
  • 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.
  • Milkman

    Milkman

    by

    ISBN: 9780571338757
    In this unnamed city, to be interesting is dangerous. Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with Milkman. But when first brother-in-law sniffs out her struggle, and rumours start to swell, middle sister becomes 'interesting'. The last thing she ever wanted to be. To be interesting is to be noticed and to be noticed is dangerous.
  • I confess

    I confess

    by

    ISBN: 9780008273002
    They won't all live to tell the tale. An addictive and twisty standalone psychological thriller from the bestselling Alex Barclay.
  • The great Gatsby

    The great Gatsby

    by

    ISBN: 9781853260414
    A summary of the "roaring twenties", and a expose of the "Jazz Age", this book, through the narration of Nick Carraway, takes the reader into the world of the mansions which lined the Long Island shore in the 1920s, to encounter Nick's cousin Daisy, her brash but wealthy husband Tom Buchanan, Jay Gatsby and the mystery that surrounds him.
  • Room

    Room

    by

    ISBN: 9780330519021
    Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 21 lessons for the 21st century

    21 lessons for the 21st century

    by

    ISBN: 9781784708283
    'Sapiens' showed us where we came from. 'Homo Deus' looked to the future. '21 Lessons for the 21st Century' explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through today's most urgent issues.
  • The murder of Dr Muldoon

    The murder of Dr Muldoon

    ISBN: 9781781176900
    Fr Edward Ryans and his housekeeper abandon a baby girl on the doorstep of a house near the Black Church in Dublin in February 1923. Following the shooting of Dr Paddy Muldoon, Ryans is suspected of his killing and here the authors reveal how far senior figures in the Church, State and IRA were willing to go to cover up a scandal.
  • Once

    Once

    by

    ISBN: 9780141320632
    For three years and eight months Felix has lived in a convent orphanage high in the mountains in Poland. But Felix is different from the other orphans. He is convinced his parents are still alive and will come back to get him. Escaping from the orphanage, Felix embarks on a long and dangerous journey through Nazi occupied Poland.
  • 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...
  • A doll

    A doll's house

    by

    ISBN: 9781408106020
    The Student Edition of Ibsen's classic play, in Michael Meyer's definitive translation.
  • Someone we know

    Someone we know

    by

    ISBN: 9781787630253
    It can be hard keeping secrets in a tight-knit neighbourhood. In a tranquil, leafy suburb of ordinary streets - one where everyone is polite and friendly - an anonymous note has been left at some of the houses. I'm so sorry. My son has been getting into people's houses. He's broken into yours'. Who is this boy, and what might he have uncovered? As whispers start to circulate, suspicion mounts. And when a missing local woman is found murdered, the tension re...
  • Stone cold

    Stone cold

    by

    ISBN: 9780141368993
    Homeless, frightened and alone, Link finds himself down-and-out in London. He only survives because he is befriended by street-wise Ginger. When Ginger disappears Link is in despair, especially when other street kids start to go missing.
  • The chain

    The chain

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    ISBN: 9781409189596
    Your phone rings. A Stranger has kidnapped your child. To free them you must abduct someone else's. Your child will be released when your victim's parents kidnap another. If any of these things don't happen: your child will be killed. You are now part of The Chain.
  • An unwanted guest

    An unwanted guest

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    ISBN: 9780552174879
    As the guests arrive at beautiful, remote Mitchell's Inn, they're all looking forward to a relaxing weekend deep in the forest, miles from anywhere. They watch their fellow guests with interest, from a polite distance. Usually we can avoid the people who make us nervous, make us afraid. With a violent storm raging, the group finds itself completely cut off from the outside world. Nobody can get in - or out. And then the first body is found - and the horrify...
  • Three Women

    Three Women

    ISBN: 9781526611659
    'A book that blazes, glitters and cuts to the heart of who we are. I'm not sure that a book can do much more' SUNDAY TIMES 'The kind of bold, timely, once-in-a-generation book that every house should have a copy of, and probably will before too long' NEW STATESMAN 'Extraordinary' JOJO MOYES 'I will probably re-read it every year of my life' CAITLIN MORAN All Lina wanted was to be desired. How did she end up in a marriage with two children and a husband who ...
  • My crazy world

    My crazy world

    by

    ISBN: 9781471184314
    The remarkable autobiography of Christy Dignam, lead singer of Aslan and one of Ireland's legendary rock stars
  • The wonky donkey

    The wonky donkey

    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 lighthouse keeper

    The lighthouse keeper's daughter

    by

    ISBN: 9780008255220
    'Exquisite. a clear head and shoulders above the rest' Sunday Independent'Compelling. I can't recommend this one highly enough.' Gill Paul
  • Trash

    Trash

    by

    ISBN: 9781909531130
    Raphael is a dumpsite boy. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping next to it. Then one unlucky-lucky day, Raphael's world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It's a bag of clues. It's a bag of hope. It's a bag that will change everything!
  • The librarian of Auschwitz

    The librarian of Auschwitz

    ISBN: 9781529104776
    Fourteen-year-old Dita is one of the many imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz. Taken, along with her mother and father, from the Terezín ghetto in Prague, Dita is adjusting to the constant terror that is life in the camp. When Jewish leader Freddy Hirsch asks Dita to take charge of the eight precious volumes the prisoners have managed to smuggle past the guards, she agrees. And so Dita becomes the secret librarian of Auschwitz, responsible for the saf...
  • Girl, missing

    Girl, missing

    by

    ISBN: 9781471147999
    A special 10th anniversary edition of the bestselling Girl, Missing from award-winning author Sophie McKenzie
  • 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
  • This is happiness

    This is happiness

    by

    ISBN: 9781526609366
    Change is coming to Faha, a small Irish parish that hasn't changed in 1000 years. For one thing, the rain is stopping. Nobody remembers when it started; rain on the western seaboard is a condition of living. But now - just as Father Coffey proclaims the coming of the electricity - the rain clouds are lifting. 17-year-old Noel Crowe is idling in the unexpected sunshine when Christy makes his first entrance into Faha, bringing secrets he needs to atone for. T...
  • Animal farm

    Animal farm

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    ISBN: 9780141036137
    Having got rid of their human masters, the animals of Manor Farm look forward to a life of freedom and plenty. But gradually a cunning, ruthless élite emerges and the other animals discover that they are not as equal as they thought.
  • Darkest truth

    Darkest truth

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    ISBN: 9781787460287
    When solicitor Finn Fitzpatrick is approached by a man to investigate the death of his daughter, her first instinct is to refuse. The father is grieving, and unable to accept that his daughter committed suicide. And yet something about the man's story chimes with Finn. Why did a bright, confident, beautiful young girl suddenly drop out of school, isolating herself from everyone who cared about her? Could it be that the father's suspicion is right and that h...
  • An American marriage

    An American marriage

    ISBN: 9781786075192
    The stunning and heart-breaking New York Times bestseller
  • The handmaid

    The handmaid's tale

    by

    ISBN: 9780099740919
    The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function - to breed. If she deviates, she will be killed. But even an oppressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs.
  • The spinning heart

    The spinning heart

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    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.
  • 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...
  • Notes to self

    Notes to self

    ISBN: 9780241986226
    In this dazzling debut, Emilie Pine speaks to the business of living as a woman in the 21st century - its extraordinary pain and its extraordinary joy. Courageous, humane and uncompromising, she writes with radical honesty on birth and death, on the grief of infertility, on caring for her alcoholic father, on taboos around female bodies and female pain, on sexual violence and violence against the self. Devastatingly poignant and profoundly wise - and joyful...
  • Run away

    Run away

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    ISBN: 9781784751173
    You've lost your daughter. She's addicted to drugs and to an abusive boyfriend. And she's made it clear that she doesn't want to be found. Then, quite by chance, you see her busking in New York's Central Park. But she's not the girl you remember. This woman is wasted, frightened, and clearly in trouble. You don't stop to think. You approach her, beg her to come home. She runs. And you follow her into a dark and dangerous world you never knew existed. Where ...
  • Knife

    Knife

    by

    ISBN: 9781787300774
    Following the dramatic conclusion of number one bestseller 'The Thirst', 'Knife' sees Harry Hole waking up with a ferocious hangover, his hands and clothes covered in blood. Not only is Harry about to come face to face with an old, deadly foe, but with his darkest personal challenge yet.
  • The choice

    The choice

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    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...
  • A doll

    A doll's house

    by

    ISBN: 9780486270623
    Ibsen's best-known play displays his genius for realistic prose drama. An expression of women's rights, the play climaxes when the central character, Nora, rejects a smothering marriage and life in "a doll's house." A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
  • Nineteen eighty-four

    Nineteen eighty-four

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    ISBN: 9780141036144
    Newspeak, Doublethink, Big Brother, the Thought Police - the vocabulary of George Orwell's classic political satire, 'Nineteen Eighty-Four', has passed into the English language, symbolising the horrors of totalitarianism.
  • One good deed

    One good deed

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    ISBN: 9781529027495
    A gripping historical crime novel from the internationally bestselling author, David Baldacci.
  • 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!
  • To kill a mockingbird

    To kill a mockingbird

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    ISBN: 9780099549482
    'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird'. This is a lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of the story - a black man charged with raping a white girl in the 30s.
  • The great Gatsby

    The great Gatsby

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    ISBN: 9780141182636
    A masterpiece, a dazzling social satire, and a milestone in twentieth century literature, The Great Gatsby peels away the layers of the glamorous twenties in the U.S. to display the coldness and cruelty at its heart.
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    Mountbattens P/b

    ISBN: 9781788702607
  • Top marks for murder

    Top marks for murder

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    ISBN: 9780241348383
    Daisy and Hazel are finally back at Deepdean, and the school is preparing for a most exciting event: the fiftieth Anniversary. Plans for a weekend of celebrations are in full swing. But all is not well, for in the detectives' long absence, Deepdean has changed. Daisy has lost her crown to a fascinating new girl - and many of the Detective Society's old allies are now their sworn enemies. Then the girls witness a shocking incident in the woods close by - a c...
  • Elevator pitch

    Elevator pitch

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    ISBN: 9780008332006
    'You should read ELEVATOR PITCH by Linwood Barclay as soon as possible. It's one hell of a suspense novel' STEPHEN KING'This novel moves as fast as a falling elevator and hits with just as much force. Linwood Barclay is a stone cold pro and ELEVATOR PITCH is a shameless good time' JOE HILL
  • Fing

    Fing

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    Rating 3star

    ISBN: 9780008349080
    The new children's book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams - a deliciously daft Tall Story of a child who had everything, but still wanted more. Illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross.
  • The border

    The border

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    ISBN: 9781788161794
    For the past two decades, you could cross the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic half a dozen times without noticing or, indeed, without turning off the road you were travelling. It cuts through fields, winds back-and-forth across roads, and wends from the mouth of the Newry River to the mouth of the Foyle. It's frictionless - a feat sealed by the Good Friday Agreement. Before that, watchtowers loomed over border communities, military checkpoi...
  • In Praise of Walking

    In Praise of Walking

    ISBN: 9781847925909
    Walking upright on two feet is a uniquely human skill. It defines us as a species. It enabled us to walk out of Africa and to spread as far as Alaska and Australia. It freed our hands and freed our minds. We put one foot in front of the other without thinking - yet how many of us know how we do that, or appreciate the advantages it gives us? In this hymn to walking, neuroscientist Shane O'Mara invites us to marvel at the benefits it confers on our bodies an...
  • The season of change

    The season of change

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    ISBN: 9781473699106
    Set on a Caribbean island, this magical collection tells the stories of the various people staying at a dream hotel and the connections that form between some of them as their holidays go on.
  • For Ava

    For Ava

    ISBN: 9781781176832
    When Vera Twomey's daughter Ava was diagnosed with Dravet Syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy that causes multiple seizures a day, the family's life was thrown into chaos. The only medication that would have any effect on Ava's conditions is a form of medicinal cannabis that was unavailable in Ireland. Thus began the family's fight to alleviate their daughter's suffering and give her a chance at life. This book tells the story of the campaign for Ava's medica...
  • 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.
  • Blood brothers

    Blood brothers

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    ISBN: 9780413767707
    Twin brothers are seperated at birth because their mother cannot afford to keep them both. She gives one of them away to wealthy Mrs Lyons and they grow up as friends, in ignorance of their fraternity until the inevitable quarrel unleashes a blood-bath.
  • Lost connections

    Lost connections

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    ISBN: 9781408878729
    What really causes depression and anxiety - and how can we really solve them? Award-winning journalist Johann Hari suffered from depression since he was a child and started taking anti-depressants when he was a teenager. He was told that his problems were caused by a chemical imbalance in his brain. As an adult, trained in the social sciences, he began to investigate whether this was true - and he learned that almost everything we have been told about depre...
  • The 117-storey treehouse

    The 117-storey treehouse

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    ISBN: 9781509885275
    Lots of laughs on every level in the world's most awesome treehouse! The ninth instalment in the number one bestselling Treehouse series by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton.
  • The silent patient

    The silent patient

    ISBN: 9781409181620
    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...
  • Tidelands

    Tidelands

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    ISBN: 9781471172731
    THE BRAND NEW SERIES FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR The eagerly awaited first book in Philippa Gregory's sweeping new series begins with the story of Alinor, a young midwife who finds herself tempted by a forbidden love affair. But in a society that has already set a path for her, she is all too aware of the dangers that await a woman who dares step out of place . . . The unmissable read for summer 2019.
  • Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

    Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

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    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.
  • The emerald dress

    The emerald dress

    ISBN: 9781781997574
    Dublin, 1719. Abigail Harton accepts a commission to design and embroider an emerald silk damask for weaver Hugh Gavin, setting off a chain of events that will change her life forever.
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