Her third book Am I Normal Yet? Darkly comic, striking and compassionate, this stunning debut novel is a portrait of a small-town in Norway, a community that sings with pain, humour, and a whole lot of nothingness, told through the eyes of a unique teenage girl. Her dad would still yell; her brother Sigve would still get in trouble all the time, and Mum would still think a glass of wine is good for the heart.
Linni Ingemundsen is from Norway but currently lives and works in Malta. Sarah has played many roles: dutiful daughter, talented gymnast, persecuted Jew, lost orphan. But now she faces her most challenging role of all, for the only way to survive under cover at an elite Nazi boarding school is to become a monster herself. Matt Killeen was born in Birmingham, in the UK, back when trousers were wide and everything was brown. Several careers beckoned, some involving laser guns and guitars, before he finally attempted to make a living as an advertising copywriter and a largely ignored music and sports journalist.
Orphan Monster Spy is his first novel. Weatherly laweatherly. Weatherly is the author of the bestselling Angel series, as well as almost 50 other books for children and teenagers. Set in a daring and distorted echo of s America, The Broken Trilogy is an exhilarating epic from the bestselling author of The Angel Trilogy. An epic YA trilogy set in a world in which angels have come to earth: beautiful, awe-inspiring, irresistible. Ordinary mortals yearn to catch a glimpse of one of these magnificent beings, and thousands flock to The Church of Angels to feel their healing touch.
But all is not as it seems Inspired by a real-life American cult Disquieting, thought-provoking and unforgettable, After The Fire is about seventeen-year-old Moonbeam as she fights to overcome everything she once believed in to tell her story. Will Hill grew up in the north-east of England and worked as a bartender, bookseller and in publishing, before quitting to write full-time. His first novel, Department 19 — the first in a series of five — was published in to widespread acclaim, garnering Will, and the series, a huge fan base.
Will now lives in East London. The Hunger Games meets Jurassic Park in this gripping new series filled with action, survival and betrayal. To face a contest more dangerous than anyone can imagine. And they will do anything to win. Perhaps not even each other Wilson lives on the West coast of Scotland. The Extinction Trials is her first series for young adults.
Maggie Harcourt was born and raised in Wales, where she grew up telling stories. She now lives just outside Bath and is a full-time writer. A book about loving yourself and being loved for who you really are — perfect for fans of Lisa Williamson, Jennifer Niven and David Levithan. Amanda Hardy is the new girl at school. Like everyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is holding back. Amanda has a secret… At her old school, she used to be called Andrew. And secrets always have a way of getting out…. Meredith Russo was born, raised and lives in Tennessee. She started living as her true self in late and never looked back.
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A variety of subjects are comprehensively covered across the set with cartoons, quizzes, fun facts and projects to actively encourage reading and learning. The Ultimate Guide A fascinating world of information is made truly accessible with these remarkable guides. Each book is split into five key sections, and text is presented as easy-to-read bullet points. Every section includes a transparent acetate sheet feature, which delves deeper into a key area through stunning cutaway visuals and detailed labels.
The addition of two colour wall posters make these guides a spectacular knowledge package. Project NEW! These brilliant paperback books take a hands-on approach to popular subjects. A step-by-step project on every spread, foldout central pages and tactile lift-the-flap features enhance learning and make these books truly interactive. Includes crazy, colourful, cartoon-style illustrations. Illustrated Treasury These giant storybooks are brimming with captivating tales by abidingly admired authors.
Every story is accompanied by beautiful illustrations and page decoration, designed to capture the imaginations of children everywhere. Questions and Answers Ideal for inquisitive younger readers, this title is full of fun and concise answers to key questions about animals, plants, human body, oceans, science and more.
Illustrations, photos and cartoons keep kids hooked, and activity panels encourage further learning. These books cover a wide spectrum of subjects including space, wild animals and dinosaurs in a whopping facts! Subject panels with bulleted facts are accompanied by illustrations, diagrams and photos, while Did You Know panels provide scattered chunks of information.
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The Books This highly visual series puts an exhilarating spin on core reference topics. From legendary lost treasures to the deadliest animal predators, and extreme forces to savage storms, these titles present a new way of looking at our world. Pocket Edition Facts Our bestselling Facts series is shrinking… only in size, not number! Perfect to pack for holidays and take on museum trips. Covering a colossal range of subjects from Ancient Egypt to Stars and Galaxies, this is a must-have reference resource. These small format books are presented in an attractive slipcase, ideal for children to carry with them to dip in and out of whenever they please.
A wide selection of classic poetry plus stories from the Old and New Testaments have been carefully compiled and beautifully illustrated. Poems for Children there, fragrant and shady, and bearing tasty fruits, nuts and seeds. In the middle of the garden grew the two most beautiful trees of all — the Tree of Life and the Tree of Know ledge. Please do not eat those. If you do, you will die.
The snake was by far the most cunning of all the creatures God had made. How beautiful it was! Its leaves whispered myster iously in the breeze and its branches stretched towards her. Its fruits hung down, ripe and ready to drop into her hand. Robin the Bobbin, the big-bellied Ben, He ate more meat than fourscore men; He ate a cow, he ate a calf, He ate a butcher and a half; He ate a church, he ate a steeple, He ate the priest and all the people! This is an absolute must for busy little people — everything they need to read, play, puzzle and colour in one wallet!
Read the storybook, then press out the stand-up characters for creative play. Also includes a puzzle and colouring book, and jigsaw. Children will love finding out the answers to questions about animal life, oceans, and science in a fun and concise way. Illustrations, photos and cartoons keep kids hooked while activities provide an extra dimension to their learning. Junior Reference Great for tackling homework projects and assignments, these titles teach children how to use reference books to access new information. Children will learn many skills including spell checking, ways to expand their vocabulary and the art of researching information.
Search-and-find panels list capital cities and their grid references, while statistics and facts are clearly presented. British Handbook Children will be inspired to explore the great outdoors with the help of these practical handbooks. Organised by species, identification tips are accompanied by labelled illustrations, photos and statistics. Handbook Practical and easy to use, these guides encourage readers to explore their interests and record their findings.
Detailed facts, key statistics, photos and artwork aid identification, and readers can add their own notes, sketches and photos. Index Get Set Go: Flashcards. British Handbook. Computing Get Set Go. Earth Book, The. Earth Facts, Fantastic. Earth, Encyclopedia of. Earth, Extreme Facts. Earth, Saving the Facts. That's how Simon and Penny and Baz end up in a vintage convertible, tearing across the American West. They find trouble, of course. Dragons, vampires, skunk-headed things with shotguns. And they get lost. They get so lost, they start to wonder whether they ever knew where they were headed in the first place.
With Wayward Son , Rainbow Rowell has written a book for everyone who ever wondered what happened to the Chosen One after he saved the day. And a book for everyone who was ever more curious about the second kiss than the first. It's another helping of sour cherry scones with an absolutely decadent amount of butter. HarperCollins May 14, Paperback English. We live in an interesting time. The result was a book that became an international phenomenon, selling millions of copies worldwide while becoming the 1 bestseller in 13 different countries.
Drawing from the pool of psychological research on these topics, as well as the timeless wisdom of philosophers such as Plato, Nietzsche, and Tom Waits, he dissects religion and politics and the uncomfortable ways they have come to resemble one another. He looks at our relationships with money, entertainment and the internet, and how too much of a good thing can psychologically eat us alive. He openly defies our definitions of faith, happiness, freedom—and even of hope itself. One of the great modern writers has produced another book that will set the agenda for years to come.
Atria Books June 11, Paperback English. Celadon Books June 25, Hardcover English. Edvardsson's A Nearly Normal Family is a gripping legal thriller that forces the reader to consider: How far would you go to protect the ones you love? In this twisted narrative of love and murder, a horrific crime makes a seemingly normal family question everything they thought they knew about their life-and one another.
Eighteen-year-old Stella Sandell stands accused of the brutal murder of a man almost fifteen years her senior. She is an ordinary teenager from an upstanding local family. What reason could she have to know a shady businessman, let alone to kill him? Stella's father, a pastor, and mother, a criminal defense attorney, find their moral compasses tested as they defend their daughter, while struggling to understand why she is a suspect.
Told in an unusual three-part structure, A Nearly Normal Family asks the questions: How well do you know your own children? How far would you go to protect them? June 25, Hardcover English. From the heroics of Kawhi Leonard, to the leadership of Kyle Lowry and coach. For the first time an NBA championship game was played outside of the. United States, and for the first time the Raptors advanced to the ultimate series. Kings of the North documents this incredible year in basketball,. Complete with more than colour photographs, this is a must-have.
HarperCollins February 26, Paperback English. Bold and fearless, Nina Markova always dreamed of flying. When the Nazis attack the Soviet Union, she risks everything to join the legendary Night Witches, an all-female night bomber regiment wreaking havoc on the invading Germans. Yet one target eludes him: a vicious predator known as the Huntress.
To find her, the fierce, disciplined investigator joins forces with the only witness to escape the Huntress alive: the brazen, cocksure Nina. But a shared secret could derail their mission unless Ian and Nina force themselves to confront it. Growing up in post-war Boston, seventeen-year-old Jordan McBride is determined to become a photographer. But there is something disconcerting about the soft-spoken German widow. In this immersive, heart-wrenching story, Kate Quinn illuminates the consequences of war on individual lives, and the price we pay to seek justice and truth.
HarperCollins February 20, Paperback English. Tara Westover was seventeen when she first set foot in a classroom. Instead of traditional lessons, she grew up learning how to stew herbs into medicine, scavenging in the family scrap yard and helping her family prepare for the apocalypse. She had no birth certificate and no medical records and had never been enrolled in school. Her first day of university was her first day in school—ever—and she would eventually win an esteemed fellowship from Cambridge and graduate with a PhD in intellectual history and political thought.
Henry Holt and Co. June 4, Hardcover English. Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury , once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal a White House under siege. With Fire and Fury , Michael Wolff defined the first phase of the Trump administration; now, in Siege , he has written an equally essential and explosive book about a presidency that is under fire from almost every side. A stunningly fresh narrative that begins just as Trump's second year as president is getting underway and ends with the delivery of the Mueller report, Siege reveals an administration that is perpetually beleaguered by investigations and a president who is increasingly volatile, erratic, and exposed.
Scribner May 28, Paperback English. Everyone has a purpose.
And, according to Oprah Winfrey, "Your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you are meant to be, and begin to honor your calling in the best way possible. In her latest book, The Path Made Clear , Oprah shares what she sees as a guide for activating your deepest vision of yourself, offering the framework for creating not just a life of success, but one of significance. The book's ten chapters are organized to help you recognize the important milestones along the road to self-discovery, laying out what you really need in order to achieve personal contentment, and what life's detours are there to teach us.
Oprah opens each chapter by sharing her own key lessons and the personal stories that helped set the course for her best life. She then brings together wisdom and insights from luminaries in a wide array of fields, inspiring readers to consider what they're meant to do in the world and how to pursue it with passion and focus.
Paired with over awe-inspiring photographs to help illuminate the wisdom of these messages, The Path Made Clear provides readers with a beautiful resource for achieving a life lived in service of your calling - whatever it may be. Doubleday Canada March 5, Paperback English. Doubleday Canada May 7, Paperback English. Penguin Canada October 1, Hardcover English. Atria Books May 7, Paperback English.
But she does remember the stories her mom told her about the big lake that went on forever, with cold, clear water and mossy trees at the edges. When Emma arrives at North Lake, she realizes there are actually two very different communities there. Her mother grew up in working class North Lake, while her dad spent summers in the wealthier Lake North resort. The more time Emma spends there, the more it starts to feel like she is divided into two people as well.
To her father, she is Emma. But to her new family, she is Saylor, the name her mother always called her. Pan Macmillan May 1, Paperback English. Knopf Canada April 16, Hardcover English. Margaret K. HarperCollins May 7, Paperback English. Kate English has it all. Not only is she the heiress to a large fortune; she has a gorgeous husband and daughter, a high-flying career, and a beautiful home anyone would envy.
Heartbroken and distraught, Kate reaches out to her estranged best friend, Blaire Barrington, who rushes to her side for the funeral, where the years of distance between them are forgotten in a moment.
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The murderer could be anyone—friend, neighbor, loved one. HarperCollins May 28, Paperback English. When Mr. Wolf is blown up to Godzilla proportions, the Bad Guys find themselves in monster-sized trouble. In this latest installment of the New York Times best-selling series, readers will delve into Mr. Wolf's backstory and meet his infamous father, the Big Bad Wolf. From the New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. After Wisconsin graduate student Mildred Fish marries brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, she accompanies him to his German homeland, where a promising future awaits.
In the thriving intellectual culture of s Berlin, the newlyweds create a rich new life filled with love, friendships, and rewarding work—but the rise of a malevolent new political faction inexorably changes their fate. As Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party wield violence and lies to seize power, Mildred, Arvid, and their friends resolve to resist. Mildred gathers intelligence for her American contacts, including Martha Dodd, the vivacious and very modern daughter of the US ambassador.
Her German friends, aspiring author Greta Kuckoff and literature student Sara Weitz, risk their lives to collect information from journalists, military officers, and officials within the highest levels of the Nazi regime.
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But when Nazi radio operatives detect an errant Russian signal, the Harnack resistance cell is exposed, with fatal consequences. Inspired by actual events, Resistance Women is an enthralling, unforgettable story of ordinary people determined to resist the rise of evil, sacrificing their own lives and liberty to fight injustice and defend the oppressed.
HarperCollins May 7, Hardcover English. Return once more to the deadly and dazzling world of Red Queen in Broken Throne, a beautifully designed, must-have companion to the chart-topping series from 1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Aveyard. The perfect addition to the 1 New York Times bestselling Red Queen series, this gorgeously designed package features three brand-new novellas, two previously published novellas, Steel Scars and Queen Song , and never-before-seen maps, flags, bonus scenes, journal entries, and much more exclusive content.
Fans will be delighted to catch up with beloved characters after the drama of War Storm and be excited to hear from brand-new voices as well. This stunning collection is not to be missed! Why do you act the way you do? Do you ever feel like you get stuck in destructive cycles that hold you back from living the life you really want?
Wake the hell up! Now what the hell are you going to do about it? Titan May 7, Paperback English. Beautiful local Li and Jewish refugee Romy form a fierce friendship, but the deepening shadows of World War II fall over the women as they slip between the city's glamorous French Concession district and the teeming streets of the Shanghai Ghetto.
Yet soon the realities of war prove to be too much for these close friends as they are torn apart. Her grandfather is dying, and over the coming weeks Romy and Wilhelm begin to reveal the family mysteries they have kept secret for more than half a century. As fragments of her mother's history finally become clear, Alexandra struggles with what she learns while more is also revealed about her grandmother's own past in Shanghai.
After Wilhelm dies, Alexandra flies to Shanghai, determined to trace her grandparents' past. Peeling back the layers of their hidden lives, she is forced to question what she knows about her family—and herself. The Song of the Jade Lily is a lush, provocative, and beautiful story of friendship, motherhood, the price of love, and the power of hardship and courage that can shape us all.
Hay House May 21, Hardcover English. Another spot-on story of middle school drama and friendship from Terri Libenson, national bestselling author of Invisible Emmie and Positively Izzy. Jaime knows something is off with her friend group. At least she can count on her BFF, Maya, to have her back. Maya feels more and more annoyed with Jaime, who seems babyish compared to the other girls in their popular group.
Are their days as BFFs numbered. Doubleday Canada May 28, Paperback English. Penguin Canada March 12, Paperback English. Her actionable ideas and captivating voice will encourage women to believe in themselves. Rachel Hollis has seen it too often: women not living into their full potential. In Girl, Stop Apologizing , 1 New York Times bestselling author and founder of a multimillion-dollar media company, Rachel Hollis sounds a wake-up call. She knows that many women have been taught to define themselves in light of other people—whether as wife, mother, daughter, or employee—instead of learning how to own who they are and what they want.
It's , and for the Levin family, the times they are a-changing. Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother's historic home in downtown Nantucket. But like so much else in America, nothing is the same: Blair, the oldest sister, is marooned in Boston, pregnant with twins and unable to travel. Middle sister Kirby, caught up in the thrilling vortex of civil rights protests and determined to be independent, takes a summer job on Martha's Vineyard.
Only-son Tiger is an infantry soldier, recently deployed to Vietnam. Thirteen-year-old Jessie suddenly feels like an only child, marooned in the house with her out-of-touch grandmother and her worried mother, each of them hiding a troubling secret. As the summer heats up, Ted Kennedy sinks a car in Chappaquiddick, man flies to the moon, and Jessie and her family experience their own dramatic upheavals along with the rest of the country.
In her first historical novel, rich with the details of an era that shaped both a nation and an island thirty miles out to sea, Elin Hilderbrand once again earns her title as queen of the summer novel. Rules, though, have a funny way of being broken—and what starts as an unexpected friendship soon turns into something more.
A joyful, hilarious, and hope-filled debut, Evvie Drake Starts Over will have you cheering for the two most unlikely comebacks of the year—and will leave you wanting more from Linda Holmes. Evvie Drake is great company. A warm and lovely romance, perfect for readers of Rainbow Rowell and Louise Miller. Pricing and Purchase Info Hurry, only 1 left!
From the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and The Signature of All Things , a delicious novel of glamour, sex, and adventure, about a young woman discovering that you don't have to be a good girl to be a good person. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret but mostly pleasure , City of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love.
In , nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance.