The Bastard of Istanbul
One rainy afternoon in Istanbul, a woman walks into a doctor’s surgery. ‘I need to have an abortion’, she announces. She is nineteen years old and unmarried. What happens that afternoon will change her life.
The Flea Palace
Bonbon Palace was once a stately apartment block in Istanbul. Now it is a sadly dilapidated home to ten wildly different individuals and their families.
Anne of Green Gables
Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert are in for a big surprise. They are waiting for an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables – but a skinny, red-haired girl turns up instead. Feisty and full of spirit, Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts’ affection with her vivid imagination and constant chatter.
Little Women: The Sisterhood
Meet the March Sisters: · Meg is the eldest and on the brink of love. · Then there’s tomboy Jo who longs to be a writer. · Sweet-natured Beth always puts others first · Finally there’s Amy, the youngest and most precocious.
Artemis Fowl and the Atlantis Complex
Criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl has summoned an elite group of high-tech fairies to Iceland. He wants to present his invention to save the world from global warming. But something terrible has happened to him.
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.
Artemis Fowl and The Arctic Incident
Goblin gangs (exactly as bad as it sounds) are planning an uprising, and it looks like they’ve had human help. Holly Short is convinced it’s her old nemesis, Artemis Fowl. But, for once, Artemis is innocent. He’s too busy getting his father back from the Arctic Circle, where the Russian Mafia (also very bad) is holding him prisoner.
Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox
Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox is the sixth book in the criminally good Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer. Artemis Fowl is no stranger to trouble. In fact he’s a magnet for it. Man-eating trolls, armed and dangerous (not to mention high-tech) fairies, flame-throwing goblins – he’s seen the lot. He had decided to forego criminal activity of the more magical kind. However . . .
Artemis Fowl and the Lost Colony
Artemis Fowl and the Lost Colony is the fifth sensational book in the gripping Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer. Big human haters, they are (thankfully) stuck in Limbo, a place that exists outside of time and space. But now demons are materialising on Earth at random. This won’t be pretty . . .
George’s Secret Key to the Universe
George’s pet pig breaks through the fence into the garden next door – introducing him to his new neighbours: the scientist, Eric, his daughter, Annie, and a super-intelligent computer called Cosmos. And from that moment George’s life will never be the same again, for Cosmos can open a portal to any point in outer space . . .
George’s Cosmic Treasure Hunt
George’s best friend Annie needs help. Her scientist father, Eric, is working on a space project – and it’s all going wrong. A robot has landed on Mars, but is behaving very oddly. And now Annie has discovered something wierd on her dad’s super-computer.
George and the Big Bang
Meet George. He’s an ordinary boy with an incredible secret – the power to go on intergalactic adventures! Join him as he battles a sinister rebel-scientist, who’s hell bent on sabotaging the most exciting – and dangerous – experiment of the century. A deadly bomb is ticking. The whole world is watching. Can George stop the second big bang?
George and the Unbreakable Code
George and his best friend Annie haven’t had any space adventures for a while and they’re missing the excitement. But not for long. Seriously strange things start happening. Banks are handing out free money; supermarkets can’t charge for their produce so people are getting free food; and aircraft are refusing to fly. It looks like the world’s biggest and best computers have all been hacked.
George and the Ship of Time
When George finds a way to escape the spacecraft Artemis, where he has been trapped, he is overjoyed. Surely now he can return to Earth. But when George touches down, he knows immediately that something is wrong. There’s a barren wasteland where his home town used to be, intelligent robots roam the streets, and no one will talk to George about the Earth that he used to know.
George and the Blue Moon
George and his best friend, Annie have been selected as junior astronauts – part of a programme that trains up young people for a trip to Mars in the future. This is everything they’ve ever wanted – they get to be a part of up-to-the minute space discoveries and meet a bunch of new friends who are as fascinated by the universe as they are.
Tell Me Who?
Tell Me Who? is full of hundreds of surprising questions and fascinating answers which can provide teasing questions, settle arguments, and assist with school projects. It is an intriguing reference book for the whole family. Tell Me Who? focuses on questions with openings such as ‘who was’, on topics ranging from people in world history to the scientific community.
Tell Me Which?
Tell Me Which? is full of hundreds of surprising questions and fascinating answers which can provide teasing quizzes, settle arguments, and assist with school projects. It is an intriguing reference book for the whole family. Tell Me Which? focuses on questions with openings such as ‘which one’, or ‘which of these’, in topics ranging from world history to scientific questions.
Tell Me What?
Tell Me What is full of hundreds of surprising questions and fascinating answers which can provide teasing quiz questions, settle arguments and assist with school projects. It is an intriguing reference book for the whole family.
Tell Me When?
Tell Me When provides fascinating answers to interesting questions which can provide teasing quiz questions, settle arguments and assist with school projects. It is an intriguing reference book for the whole family.
Tell Me Where?
Tell Me Where provides hundreds of brilliant answers to interesting questions which can provide teasing quiz questions, settle arguments and assist with school projects. It is an intriguing reference book for the whole family.
Tell Me Why?
Got a burning question? Tell Me Why? will sort you out! This handy book will provide you with hundreds of fascinating answers on every topic you can think of. It is the perfect reference book for the whole family – use it to craft quiz questions, settle disputes or simply relax and enjoy a good few hours reading!
Tell Me About Science
Science is a wide-ranging and fascinating subject and a key part of the school curriculum. This handy reference guide uses a question and answer format to explore a variety of topics – from what happens when lightning strikes to who named the planet Pluto, Tell Me About Science explores the all-important workings of the world around us and how it came to be.
Tell Me About the Natural World
Why are coral reefs protected? Who was Charles Darwin? When did weather forecasting begin? This book provides the answers to these questions and hundreds more, telling you all about the who, what, when, where and why of our planet. Find out when the oceans freeze, why volcanoes erupt and how far birds migrate. Explore the geography of the natural world from rivers to rainforests, with a fun and fresh design perfect for families.
Falling in Love
In Death at La Fenice, Donna Leon’s first novel in the Commissario Brunetti series, readers were introduced to the glamorous and cut-throat world of opera and to one of Italy’s finest living sopranos, Flavia Petrelli – then a suspect in the poisoning of a renowned German conductor.
Educated: A Memoir
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.
The Line Becomes A River
Francisco Cantú was a US Border Patrol agent from 2008 to 2012. He worked the desert along the Mexican border, at the remote crossroads of drug routes and smuggling corridors, tracking humans through blistering days and frigid nights across a vast terrain.
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