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The Lost Gift: A Christmas Story - Kallie George

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In this charming Christmas-themed picture book that feels like a classic, four animals deliver a lost package for Santa. It s Christmas Eve, and Bird, Rabbit, Deer, and Squirrel are eagerly waiting for Santa to fly overhead. When he does, a gift tumbles out of his sleigh, landing in the woods. The friends find the gift and read the tag: For the new baby at the farm. Love, Santa. And so, in spite of Squirrel s grumbling It s not our baby they set off on a long journey to deliver it. Sweet, poignant, and starring a cast of truly adorable characters, this is a story sure to be shared year after year at Christmastime... Zistiť viac >>



Mary Berry: Foolproof Cooking - Mary Berry

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In this brand-new, official tie-in to Mary's much anticipated series, the nation's best-loved home cook will teach you to cook with confidence, with over 120 delicious recipes. This book features all the recipes from the show, including delicious weeknight dinners, irresistible dinner party suggestions and of course, plenty of tempting traybakes and biscuits for those with a sweet tooth. Featuring her no-nonsense tips and techniques, each chapter ensures perfect results every time, whatever you're cooking. In addition, Mary's no-fuss advice will help you foolproof your kitchen - whether that's preparing ahead to entertain a crowd, planning weekly family meals, or ensuring your store cupboard is well stocked. With Mary's no-fuss guidance, discover how every delicious dish can be made comple.. Zistiť viac >>



Cracking the GMAT - 2018 Edition

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IF IT'S ON THE TEST, IT'S IN THIS BOOK. Get all the prep you need to ace the GMAT--including 2 full-length computer-adaptive practice tests for realistic exam preparation, up-to-date content reviews for every test section, and extra practice online. Techniques That Actually Work. - Step-by-step problem-solving guides for the toughest question types - Detailed examples of how to use process of elimination to your advantage - Key strategies to help you work smarter, not harder Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score. - Comprehensive subject coverage of all GMAT topics - A thorough review of necessary Math, Verbal, Writing, and Integrated Reasoning skills - Bulleted chapter summaries for quick reference Practice Your Way to Perfection. - 2 full-length CAT practice exams with .. Zistiť viac >>



Fire and Blood : 300 Years Before a Game of Thrones (a Targaryen History) - George R. R. Martin

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The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work by the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO's Game of Thrones. With all the fire and fury fans have come to expect from internationally bestselling author George R. R. Martin, this is the first volume of the definitive two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros. Centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones, House Targaryen--the only family of dragonlords to survive the Doom of Valyria--took up residence on Dragonstone. Fire and Blood begins their tale with the legendary Aegon the Conqueror, creator of the Iron Throne, and goes on to recount the generations of Targaryens who fought to hold that iconic seat, all the way up to the civil war that nearly tore their dynasty apart. What really.. Zistiť viac >>



Go Set a Watchman - Harper Leeová

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Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Scout (Jean Louise Finch) has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father Atticus. She is forced to grapple with issues both personal and political as she tries to understand both her father’s attitude toward society, and her own feelings about the place where she was born and spent her childhood. Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended Huntingdon College and studied law at the University of Alabama. She is the author of To Kill a Mockingbird and has been awarded numerous literary awards including the Pulitzer Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many o.. Zistiť viac >>



Night Of The Ninth Dragon:Magic Tree House #55 - Mary Pope Osborne

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Magic Tree House is the #1 bestselling chapter book series! In their NEW adventure, Jack and Annie return to Camelot! Please come to Camelot. When Jack and Annie receive a mysterious note inviting them to Camelot, they wonder what their mission is -- and who has called for them! The magic tree house whisks them through time and space, where they find that the castle of Camelot has been attacked and King Arthur himself has been gravely wounded. To save the kingdom -- and the king -- Jack and Annie must solve a riddle, trick a band of robbers, and journey to the worlds of myth to find a missing dragon. And everything has to happen in less than one day! Mary Pope Osborne delivers another thrilling adventure where history, magic, humor, and danger all come together in the compelling Magic Tree.. Zistiť viac >>



The IVF Diet : The 12-Week Plan to Support IVF Treatment and Help Couples Conceive - Zita West

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More and more couples are turning to IVF each year to help them conceive, and yet there are still many questions to be answered. "What makes IVF succesful?" and "what else can we do to support our treatment?" are two of the most important queries couples can have, and here, Zita West offers solutions. Nutrition and lifestyle advice, psychological and emotional support and a positive mindset all play an important part in helping couples conceive, and can even make the difference between a successful and unsuccessful outcome. This book not only advises how to prepare for IVF, but why it's so important, and the step-by-step diet and lifestyle plan is a clear way to support your treatment... Zistiť viac >>



Bridge of Clay - Markus Zusak

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The breathtaking story of five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As the Dunbar boys love and fight and learn to reckon with the adult world, they discover the moving secret behind their father’s disappearance. At the center of the Dunbar family is Clay, a boy who will build a bridge—for his family, for his past, for greatness, for his sins, for a miracle. The question is, how far is Clay willing to go? And how much can he overcome?.. Zistiť viac >>



The Whistler - John Grisham

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On the heels of the runaway success of Rogue Lawyer, John Grisham delivers the high-octane suspense that readers have come to expect from the master of the legal thriller. With his latest novel, John Grisham takes his irresistible blend of legal savvy and page-turning storytelling to a whole new level. Filled with an unforgettable cast of characters and Grisham's trademark twists and turns, readers will be kept guessing until the very last page... Zistiť viac >>



Life Will Be the Death of Me : . . . and - Chelsea Handlerová

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The funny, sad, super-honest, all-true story of Chelsea Handler's year of self-discovery--featuring a nerdily brilliant psychiatrist, a shaman, four Chow Chows, some well-placed security cameras, various family members (living and departed), friends, assistants, and a lot of edibles "This will be one of your favorite books of all time."--Amy Schumer In a haze of vape smoke on a rare windy night in L.A. in the fall of 2016, Chelsea Handler daydreams about what life will be like with a woman in the White House. And then Donald Trump happens. In a torpor of despair, she decides that she's had enough of the privileged bubble she's lived in--a bubble within a bubble--and that it's time to make some changes, both in her personal life and in the world at large. At home, she embarks on a year of s.. Zistiť viac >>



Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights

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From Salman Rushdie, one of the great writers of our time, comes a spellbinding work of fiction that blends history, mythology, and a timeless love story. A lush, richly layered novel in which our world has been plunged into an age of unreason, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights is a breathtaking achievement and an enduring testament to the power of storytelling. In the near future, after a storm strikes New York City, the strangenesses begin. A down-to-earth gardener finds that his feet no longer touch the ground. A graphic novelist awakens in his bedroom to a mysterious entity that resembles his own sub-Stan Lee creation. Abandoned at the mayor’s office, a baby identifies corruption with her mere presence, marking the guilty with blemishes and boils. A seductive gold digge.. Zistiť viac >>



I am Not Your Negro - James Baldwin

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National Bestseller Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary To compose his stunning documentary film I Am Not Your Negro, acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck mined James Baldwin's published and unpublished oeuvre, selecting passages from his books, essays, letters, notes, and interviews that are every bit as incisive and pertinent now as they have ever been. Weaving these texts together, Peck brilliantly imagines the book that Baldwin never wrote. In his final years, Baldwin had envisioned a book about his three assassinated friends, Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King. His deeply personal notes for the project have never been published before. Peck's film uses them to jump through time, juxtaposing Baldwin's private words with his public statements, in a blazing examin.. Zistiť viac >>



Numero Zero - Umberto Eco

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THE INTERNATIONAL NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER 1945, Lake Como. Mussolini and his mistress are captured by local partisans and shot in a summary execution. The precise circumstances of Il Duce’s death remain shrouded in confusion and controversy. 1992, Milan. Colonna, a depressed writer picking up hack work, is offered a fee he can’t refuse to ghost-write a memoir. His subject: a fledgling newspaper, which happens to be financed by a powerful media magnate. As Colonna gets to know the team of journalists, he learns the paranoid theories of Braggadocio who is convinced that Mussolini’s corpse was a body-double and part of a wider Fascist plot. It’s the scoop he desperately needs. The evidence? He’s working on it. Colonna is sceptical. But when a body is found, stabbed to death in a back .. Zistiť viac >>



Of Love and Desire - Louis de Berniéres

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Of Love and Desire is a rich collection of love poems from Louis de Bernieres, written over a lifetime, and capturing its many forms – from rapture, infatuation, urgency, to sorrow, heartache and disillusion. Poetry was de Bernieres’ first and greatest literary love, a passion evident in the musicality and emotion of his poems, which are full of stories and the truth of lived experience. This, his second collection, bears the mark of many influences, from the classical Persian poets, to Neruda, to Quintus Smyrnaeus, to Brian Patten. Beautifully illustrated by Donald Sammut, this is an indispensable companion on the lover’s journey. Louis de Bernieres is the best-selling author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Best Book in 1995. His most.. Zistiť viac >>



Bridget Joness Baby the Diaries - Helen Fieldingová

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The new Bridget Jones novel As Bridget careers towards baby-deadline, tortured by Smug Mothers miming her ticking biological clock, a series of classic Bridget Jones moments finally leads her into pregnancy – but just not quite as intended. It’s a pregnancy full of cheesy potatoes, outlandish advice from Drunken Singletons and Smug Mothers, chaos at scans and childbirth classes, high jinks and romance, joy and despair – but all of it dominated by the terribly awkward question – ‘Who’s the Father?’ Helen Fielding is the author of Bridget Jones's Diary, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, and Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, and was part of the screenwriting team on the associated movies. Bridget Jones's Baby: The Diaries is her sixth novel. She has two children and lives in L.. Zistiť viac >>



The Kingfisher Secret

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Her codename is Kingfisher. Her mission: to seduce and marry most powerful man in the world. October 2016: In America, the election is a few weeks away. Journalist Grace Elliot has just landed a scoop that she believe will make her career. A porn-star is willing to talk about her affair with the man some hope and many fear will become the next president of the United Stares. But no one will touch it. Instead, Grace is sent to Europe where she discovers a story so big, so explosive that it could decide the American election and launch a new Cold War. If she can stay alive long enough to tell it... Spies, murder and one of the biggest conspiracies of our time lie at the heart of the thriller of the year... Zistiť viac >>



Night School  (Jack Reacher series) - Lee Child

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In the morning, they gave Reacher a medal. And in the afternoon, they sent him back to school.It’s just a voice plucked from the air: ‘The American wants a hundred million dollars’.For what? Who from? It’s 1996, and the Soviets are long gone. But now there’s a new enemy. In an apartment in Hamburg, a group of smartly-dressed young Saudis are planning something big.Jack Reacher is fresh off a secret mission and a big win. The Army pats him on the back and gives him a medal. And then they send him back to school. It’s a school with only three students: Reacher, an FBI agent, and a CIA analyst. Their assignment? To find that American. And what he’s selling. And to whom. There is serious shit going on, signs of a world gone mad. Night School takes Reacher back to his army days, b.. Zistiť viac >>



Sex, Likes and Social Media : Talking to Our Teens in the Digital Age - Deana Puccio

Sex, Likes and Social Media : Talking to Our Teens in the Digital Age - Deana Puccio shop >>

Welcome to the world of the Digital Native, where self-esteem is measured in Likes, everyone is sexting and 'Pimps and Hoes' is an acceptable party theme. Dates have been replaced with swipes, rape jokes are hilarious and 'No' means 'Yes'. For most parents, the digital landscape that our kids and teens are growing up in is uncharted territory. How do we know if they're happy? How do we talk to them about sex and relationships? How do we give them the new tools they need when we don't have them ourselves? This book is here to help. Based on their professional work with young people, parents and teachers - and their experiences with their own children - Deana Puccio and Allison Havey give you the tools. With top tips, stats and conversation starters on everything from porn to University life.. Zistiť viac >>



MemoRandom: MemoRandom - Anders de la Motte

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David Sarac pracuje pro stockholmskou policii. Vyhledává a nabírá informátory ve věcech organizovaného zločinu a dohlíží na ně. Manipulace, úplatky a výhrůžky jsou u něj běžnou praxí, dokud však přinášejí výsledky, nikdo se na nic neptá. Po těžké autonehodě ztratí David paměť. A s ní i kontrolu nad rozvětvenou sítí vlastních podvodů a lží. Najednou se sám stává lákavou kořistí pro ty, kdo se chtějí dostat k jeho tajemstvím. Klíčem k nim je člověk vystupující pod krycím jménem Janus. Mnoho lidí z obou stran zákona je ochotno jít přes mrtvoly, jen aby odhalili jeho pravou identitu. Nebo aby ji chránili? Kriminální thriller z pera Anderse de la Motte, autora napínavé trilogie Game, Buzz a Bubble, vychází ve 21 zemích, pr.. Zistiť viac >>



Let Her Fly : A Father´s Journey and the Fight for Equality - Ziauddin Yousafzai

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In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood and his lifelong fight for equality - proving there are many faces of feminism. "Whenever anybody has asked me how Malala became who she is, I have often used the phrase. `Ask me not what I did but what I did not do. I did not clip her wings'" For over twenty years, Ziauddin Yousafzai has been fighting for equality - first for Malala, his daughter - and then for all girls throughout the world living in patriarchal societies. Taught as a young boy in Pakistan to believe that he was inherently better than his sisters, Ziauddin rebelled against inequality at a young age. And when he had a daughter himself he vowed that Malala would have an education, something usually .. Zistiť viac >>



MemoRandom 2: UltiMatum CZ - Anders de la Motte

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Chci jen jedinou věc. Všechno, co máš. Z jezera Mälaren poblíž školicího centra švédské vládnoucí strany bylo vyloveno lidské tělo, dokonale naporcované a už částečně rozložené. Případ přistane na stole kriminální inspektorky Julie Gabrielssonové. Čí je to mrtvola a kdo si dal takovou práci, aby ji nebylo možné identifikovat? Policistu Davida Saraca pronásledují démoni minulosti. Poté co jen o vlásek unikl smrti, drží ho na izolovaném oddělení daleko od Stockholmu – prý pro jeho dobro. David by rád navždy umlčel hlasy ve své hlavě. Je to všechno tvoje práce, Davide, šeptají mu. Byl to tvůj plán. Tvoje chyba. A pak dostane nabídku, která změní jeho názor… UltiMatum je adrenalinem nabitý thriller z krutého, nemilosrdného s.. Zistiť viac >>



Outlander - Diana Gabaldonová

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THE FIRST NOVEL IN THE BESTSELLING OUTLANDER SERIES. As seen on Amazon Prime TV. What if your future was the past? 1946, and Claire Randall goes to the Scottish Highlands with her husband Frank. It’s a second honeymoon, a chance to learn how war has changed them and to re-establish their loving marriage. But one afternoon, Claire walks through a circle of standing stones and vanishes into 1743, where the first person she meets is a British army officer - her husband’s six-times great-grandfather. Unfortunately, Black Jack Randall is not the man his descendant is, and while trying to escape him, Claire falls into the hands of a gang of Scottish outlaws, and finds herself a Sassenach - an outlander - in danger from both Jacobites and Redcoats. Marooned amid danger, passion and vio.. Zistiť viac >>



Parade´s  End - Ford Ford Madox

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The Great War changes everything. In this epic tale, spanning over a decade, war turns the world of privileged, English aristocrat Christopher Tietjens upside down. It forces him to question everything he holds dear – social order, morality, marriage and loyalty. And it rocks the very foundations of English society. This is a powerful story about love, betrayal and disillusionment in a time of horror and confusion by one of Britain’s finest novelists. Ford Madox Ford's monumental novel came to our screens in August 2012 as a major BBC adaptation, with a screenplay by the legendary playwright Tom Stoppard and a stellar cast that included Benedict Cumberbatch. This edition of the novel includes all four parts, originally published separately between 1924 and 1928... Zistiť viac >>



Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage - Haruki Murakami

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage - Haruki Murakami shop >>

A mesmerising mystery story about friendship from the internationally bestselling author of Norwegian Wood and 1Q84 Tsukuru Tazaki had four best friends at school. By chance all of their names contained a colour. The two boys were called Akamatsu, meaning ‘red pine’, and Oumi, ‘blue sea’, while the girls’ names were Shirane, ‘white root’, and Kurono, ‘black field’. Tazaki was the only last name with no colour in it. One day Tsukuru Tazaki’s friends announced that they didn't want to see him, or talk to him, ever again. Since that day Tsukuru has been floating through life, unable to form intimate connections with anyone. But then he meets Sara, who tells him that the time has come to find out what happened all those years ago... Zistiť viac >>



Post Office - Charles Bukowski

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Henry Chinaski is a lowlife loser with a hand-to-mouth existence. His menial post office day job supports a life of beer, one-night stands and racetracks... Zistiť viac >>



12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos - Jordan B. Peterson

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#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER 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 criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street. What does the nervous system of the lowly lobster have to tell us about standing up straight (with our shoulders back) and about success in life? Why did ancient Egyptians worship the capacity to pay careful attention as the highest of gods? .. Zistiť viac >>



Mr. Kafka and Other Tales - Bohumil Hrabal

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Enter the gas-lit streets of post-war Prague, the steelworks run by singed men, the covered market that smells of new-born babes, the cacophonous open-air dance hall. Mr Kafka is avoiding his landlady’s blueberry wine breath, a stonemason witnesses the destruction of a monument to Stalin he risked his life to build, and factory men strain to catch a glimpse of a beautiful bathing murderess. In these newly discovered stories, Hrabal captures men and women in an eerily beautiful nightmare and their spirit in all its misery and splendour. Bohumil Hrabal was born in 1914 in Brno-Zidenice, Moravia. He received a degree in Law from Prague's Charles University, and lived in Prague since the late 1940s. In the 1950s he worked as a manual laborer in the Kladno ironworks, from which he drew inspir.. Zistiť viac >>



The Dust that Falls from Dreams - Louis de Berniéres

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A return to the epic romance, heroism, history and warm and eccentric cast of characters that made CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN such an extraordinary hit (2.5 million copies sold). In the brief golden years before the outbreak of World War I, Rosie McCosh and her three very different sisters are growing up in an eccentric household in Kent, with their neighbours the Pitt boys on one side and the Pendennis boys on the other. But their days of childhood adventure are shadowed by the approach of the conflict that will engulf them on the cusp of adulthood. When the boys end up scattered along the Western Front, Rosie is left confused by her love for two young men - one an infantry soldier and one a flying ace. Can she, and her sisters, build new lives out of the opportunities and devastations .. Zistiť viac >>



Headhunters - Jo Nesbo

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LIE. Clever, wealthy, married to a beautiful woman: Roger Brown has it all. And his sideline as an art thief keeps him busy when his job as a corporate headhunter gets dull. STEAL. Then his wife introduces him to Clas Greve. Ambitious and talented, he’s the perfect candidate for a top job Roger needs to fill – and the priceless painting he owns makes him the perfect target for a heist. MURDER? But soon Roger finds out that there’s more to Greve than meets the eye, and it’s not long before the hunter becomes the hunted….. Zistiť viac >>



The Handmaid´s Tale - Margaret Atwoodová

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'It isn't running away they're afraid of. We wouldn't get far. It's those other escapes, the ones you can open in yourself, given a cutting edge' Offred is a Handmaid. She has only one function: to breed. If she refuses to play her part she will, like all dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. She may walk daily to the market and utter demure words to other Handmaid's, but her role is fixed, her freedom a forgotten concept. Offred remembers her old life - love, family, a job, access to the news. It has all been taken away. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire. Includes exclusive content: In The 'Backstory' you can read Margaret Atwood's account of how she came to write this landmark dystopian novel... Zistiť viac >>



The Assassination of Gianni Versace: Vulgar Favours (Film Tie In) - Maereen Orth

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A true story of dark forces that ended a colourful life. The basis for American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, a 10-part drama series on BBC2, starring Penelope Cruz and Ricky Martin, this is the unforgettable account of a sociopath, his savage crimes, and the devastation he left in his wake. In the glamorous and hedonistic fashion world in the 1990s there was one world-famous name that everyone knew - Gianni Versace. Vulgar Favours details the events that led to his murder at the hands of Andrew Cunanan on July 15th, 1997. Maureen Orth, investigative journalist, was researching an article for Vanity Fair about the Miami Beach serial killer two days before Versace was brutally killed outside his mansion by Cunanan. Drawing on over 400 interviews and thousands of pages of.. Zistiť viac >>



Sweet Tooth - Ian McEwan

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Serena Frome, the beautiful daughter of an Anglican bishop, has a brief affair with an older man during her final year at Cambridge, and finds herself being groomed for the intelligence services. The year is 1972. Britain, confronting economic disaster, is being torn apart by industrial unrest and terrorism and faces its fifth state of emergency. The Cold War has entered a moribund phase, but the fight goes on, especially in the cultural sphere. Serena, a compulsive reader of novels, is sent on a ‘secret mission’ which brings her into the literary world of Tom Haley, a promising young writer. First she loves his stories, then she begins to love the man. Can she maintain the fiction of her undercover life? And who is inventing whom? To answer these questions, Serena must abandon the f.. Zistiť viac >>



By Its Cover (Brunetti 23)

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By Its Cover is the much anticipated twenty-third instalment in Donna Leon's bestselling crime series, where Commissario Brunetti is better than ever as he addresses questions of worth and value alongside his ever-faithful team of Ispettore Vianello and Signorina Elettra. When several valuable antiquarian books go missing from a prestigious library in the heart of Venice, Commissario Brunetti is immediately called to the scene. The staff suspect an American researcher has stolen them, but for Brunetti something doesn’t quite add up. Taking on the case, the Commissario begins to seek information about some of the library’s regulars, such as the ex-priest Franchini, a passionate reader of ancient Christian literature, and Contessa Morosini-Albani, the library's chief donor, and comes t.. Zistiť viac >>



Kursk (Film Tie In) - Robert J. Moore

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At 11.30 a.m. on Saturday 12 August 2000, two massive explosions roared through the shallow Arctic waters of the Barents Sea. The Kursk, pride of the Northern Fleet and the largest attack submarine in the world, was hurtling towards the ocean floor. In Kursk (originally published as A Time to Die), award-winning journalist Robert Moore vividly recreates this disaster minute by minute. Venturing into a covert world where the Cold War continues out of sight, Moore investigates the military and political background to the tragedy. But above all, he tells the nail-bitingly poignant human story of the families waiting ashore, of the desperate efforts of British, Norwegian and Russian rescuers, and of the Kursk sailors, trapped in the aft compartnemt, waiting for rescue, as a horrified world f.. Zistiť viac >>



Pig Wrestling: The Brilliantly Simple Wa - Lindsay Pete

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`This enjoyable book could bring about profound change' Professor Steve Peters author of The Chimp Paradox ARE YOU WRESTLING WITH A PIG OF A PROBLEM? Pig Wrestling is a simple story with a powerful message. Read it in under an hour, and you'll be ready to tackle any type of sticky situation in work or life. Meet a stressed Young Manager, whose teams are at each other's throats. At his local coffee bar he shares his frustrations with his barista - who turns out to be more than he seems. It's the start of a journey into Pig Wrestling - a process that can be used to resolve any seemingly impossible problem. By reframing the issue we can all create change, whenever and wherever we need it most. Developed out of the authors' work in elite sports and business - including Manchester City, Ol.. Zistiť viac >>



The Travelling Cat Chronicles - Hiro Arikawa

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Nana, a cat, is devoted to Satoru, his owner. So when Satoru decides to go on a roadtrip one day to find him a new home, Nana is perplexed. They visit Satoru's old friends from his school days and early youth. His friends may have untidy emotional lives but they are all animal lovers, and they also wonder why Satoru is trying to give his beloved cat away. Until the day Nana suddenly understands a long-held secret about his much-loved owner, and his heart begins to break... Zistiť viac >>



All We Ever Wanted: A Novel - Emily Giffin

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Nina Browning is living the good life after marrying into Nashville’s elite. More recently, her husband made a fortune selling his tech business, and their adored son has been accepted to Princeton. Yet sometimes the middle-class small-town girl in Nina wonders if she’s strayed from the person she once was. Tom Volpe is a single dad working multiple jobs while struggling to raise his headstrong daughter, Lyla. His road has been lonely, long, and hard, but he finally starts to relax after Lyla earns a scholarship to Windsor Academy, Nashville’s most prestigious private school. Amid so much wealth and privilege, Lyla doesn’t always fit in—and her overprotective father doesn’t help—but in most ways, she’s a typical teenaged girl, happy and thriving. Then, one photograph, snapp.. Zistiť viac >>



Wonder - R.J. Palaciová

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'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time, he's being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. All he wants is to be accepted - but can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all? Now featuring a brand-new chapter told by bully Julian, Wonder is a funny, frank, astonishingly moving debut to read in one s.. Zistiť viac >>



Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown

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An ingenious code hidden in the works of Leonardo da Vinci.A desperate race through the cathedrals and castles of Europe.An astonishing truth concealed for centuries . . . unveiled at last.As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other. Simultaneously lightning-paced, intelligent, and intricately layered with remarkable research and detail, Dan Brown's novel is a thrilling masterpiece—from its opening pages to its stunning conclusion... Zistiť viac >>



Bridget Jones´s Baby : The Diaries - Helen Fieldingová

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The new Bridget Jones novel, 8.45 P.M. Realise there have been so many times in my life when have fantasised about going to a scan with Mark or Daniel: just not both at the same time. Before motherhood, before marriage, Bridget, with biological clock ticking very, very loudly, finds herself unexpectedly pregnant at the eleventh hour: a joyful pregnancy which is dominated, however, by a crucial but terribly awkward question - who is the father? Mark Darcy: honourable, decent, notable human rights lawyer? Or Daniel Cleaver: charming, witty, notable fuckwit? 9.45 P.M. It's like they're two halves of the perfect man, who'll spend the rest of their lives each wanting to outdo the other one. And now it's all enacting itself in my stomach. In this gloriously funny, touching story of baby-deadline.. Zistiť viac >>



Midnight Sun: Blood on Snow 2 - Jo Nesbo

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The new book from the number one bestselling author of The Son and The Snowman, Jo Nesbo Jon is on the run. He has betrayed Oslo’s biggest crime lord: The Fisherman. Fleeing to an isolated corner of Norway, to a mountain town so far north that the sun never sets, Jon hopes to find sanctuary amongst a local religious sect. Hiding out in a shepherd’s cabin in the wilderness, all that stands between him and his fate are Lea, a bereaved mother and her young son, Knut. But while Lea provides him with a rifle and Knut brings essential supplies, the midnight sun is slowly driving Jon to insanity. And then he discovers that The Fisherman’s men are getting closer….. Zistiť viac >>



A Song of Ice and Fire-5 Dance with Dragons - George R. R. Martin

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In the aftermath of a colossal battle, Daenerys Targaryen rules with her three dragons as queen of a city built on dust and death. But Daenerys has thousands of enemies, and many have set out to find her. Fleeing from Westeros with a price on his head, Tyrion Lannister, too, is making his way east—with new allies who may not be the ragtag band they seem. And in the frozen north, Jon Snow confronts creatures from beyond the Wall of ice and stone, and powerful foes from within the Night’s Watch. In a time of rising restlessness, the tides of destiny and politics lead a grand cast of outlaws and priests, soldiers and skinchangers, nobles and slaves, to the greatest dance of all... Zistiť viac >>



A History of  Loneliness - John Boyne

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John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971. He is the author of nine novels for adults and four for younger readers, including the international bestsellers The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, which has sold more than six million copies worldwide, The Absolutist and, most recently, Stay Where You Are and Then Leave. His novels are published in over forty-five languages. He is married and lives in Dublin. Odran Yates enters Clonliffe Seminary in 1972 after his mother informs him that he has a vocation to the priesthood. He goes in full of ambition and hope, dedicated to his studies and keen to make friends. Forty years later, Odran’s devotion has been challenged by the revelations that have shattered the Irish people’s faith in the church. He has seen friends stand trial, colleagues jailed, th.. Zistiť viac >>



Shopaholic to the Stars - Sophie Kinsella

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Sophie Kinsella is an international number one bestselling author whose earliest encounter with Hollywood, apart from an obsession with The Wizard of Oz, was when her first novel, Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic, was made into a hit movie. She lives in London with her husband and children. Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) is in Hollywood! It's as if all her life has been leading to this moment. She's hanging out with the stars … or at least she will be, when she finally gets to meet movie superstar Sage Seymour, whom husband Luke is now managing. There's so much to see and do! And getting Minnie through the hurdles for her A-list Hollywood pre-school will require some…er…help. Becky sets her heart on a new career - she's going to be a celebrity stylist. Red carpet, here she comes! .. Zistiť viac >>



Adultery - Paulo Coelho

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Paulo Coelho’s life remains the primary source of inspiration for his books. He has flirted with death, escaped madness, dallied with drugs, withstood torture, experimented with magic and alchemy, studied philosophy and religion, read voraciously, lost and recovered his faith and experienced the pain and pleasure of love. In searching for his own place in the world, he has discovered answers for the challenges that everyone faces. He believes that, within ourselves, we have the necessary strength to find our own destiny. His novel The Alchemist has sold more than 65 million copies and has been cited as an inspiration by people as diverse as Malala Yousafzai and Pharrell Williams. Paulo Coelho’s books have sold more than 175 million copies worldwide. He is the writer with the most foll.. Zistiť viac >>



Emotional Intelligence

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Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until the discoveries of modern brain researchers, theorists could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's fascinating report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers us startling new insight into our "two minds" -- the rational and the emotional -- and how they together shape our destiny. Beginning deep in the brain, Emotional Intelligence shows us the exact mechanism of an "emotional hijack," when passion overcomes reason. Through vivid examples, Goleman then delineates the crucial skills of emotional intelligence, and shows how they determine our success in relationships and work, and even our physical well-being. What emerges is a crucial new way to talk about being smart. The.. Zistiť viac >>



Cockroaches - Jo Nesbo

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Harry is on a special mission Detective Harry Hole arrives in a steaming hot Bangkok. The Norwegian ambassador has been found dead in a seedy motel room, and Harry has been sent to investigate. It’s clear that the Ambassador’s family are hiding some secrets of their own, but few people are willing to talk. He needs to solve a crime and avoid a scandal When Harry lays hands on some incriminating CCTV footage, things only get more complicated. The man who gave him the tape goes missing, and Harry realises that failing to solve a murder case is by no means the only danger that faces the unwary. But in an unfamiliar city, who can you trust? Jo Nesbo is a musician, songwriter, economist and author. His first crime novel featuring Harry Hole was published in Norway in 1997 and was an ins.. Zistiť viac >>



Outlander: Dragonfly in Amber  (TV-Tie-in) - Diana Gabaldon

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THE SECOND NOVEL IN THE BESTSELLING OUTLANDER SERIES - now a major new TV series. For twenty years Claire Randall has kept her secrets. But now she is returning with her grown daughter to the majesty of Scotland's mist-shrouded hills. Here Claire plans to reveal a truth as stunning as the events that gave it birth: about the mystery of an ancient circle of standing stones, about a love that transcends the boundaries of time, and about James Fraser, a warrior whose gallantry once drew the young Claire from the security of her century to the dangers of his. Now a legacy of blood and desire will test her beautiful daughter as Claire's spellbinding journey continues in the intrigue-ridden court of Charles Edward Stuart, in a race to thwart a doomed uprising, and in a desperate fight to save.. Zistiť viac >>



Best Baby Names For 2017 - Siobhan Thomas

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Choosing a name for your baby has never been easier with this ultimate baby-naming guide. With all the information on the latest naming trends, this comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is full of inspirational names. Including: A-Z directories of over 8,000 names and their meanings; over 100 inspirational lists; naming trends for 2017; and tips for choosing the perfect name for your baby. Including modern names and variants, plus classics that have stood the test of time, this naming guide has everything you need for finding the perfect name for your new arrival... Zistiť viac >>



Be Like Bill - Eugeniu Croitoru

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Be Like Bill is not only the biggest internet sensation of 2016 but he's also the smartest too. He understands what it takes to remain polite and civil in a world where people think it's ok to post photos of themselves sporting a silly duck face on Instagram, that not using their indicators while driving is acceptable and spending more time on their smartphones than talking to their partner is the right thing to do. Bill has observed a lot of things about the modern world and through his Be Like Bill Facebook page (OfficialBLB) he's been setting an example to millions of fans of how they might like to 'reconsider' some of their behaviour, using his own unique humour. And now, he's brought his very best and funniest memes together to make his own pocket-sized guide to modern life - much of .. Zistiť viac >>



The Diary of a Young Girl

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Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been read by tens of millions of people all over the world. It remains a beloved and deeply admired testament to the indestructible nature of the human spirit. Restored in this Definitive Edition are diary entries that were omitted from the original edition. These passages, which constitute 30 percent more material, reinforce the fact that Anne was first and foremost a teenage girl, not a remote and flawless symbol. She fretted about and tried to cope with her own sexuality. Like many young girls, she often found herself in disagreements with her mother. And like any teenager, she veered between the carefree nature of a child and the full-fledged sorro.. Zistiť viac >>



To Kill a Mockingbird 50th Anniversary Edition - Harper Leeová

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Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended Huntingdon College and studied law at the University of Alabama. She is the author of To Kill a Mockingbird and has been awarded numerous literary awards including the Pulitzer Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. 'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.' A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel - a black man charged with the rape of a white girl. Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with exuberant humour the irrationality of adult attitudes to race and class in the Deep South of the 1930s. The conscience of a town steeped in prejudice, violence and hypocrisy is pricked .. Zistiť viac >>



Leopard - Jo Nesbo

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Harry Hole is back and this time he's back from very, very far away. Another gripping instalment in this prize-winning and acclaimed series by the internationally #1 bestselling crime writer in Norway. Two women are found murdered in Oslo — both of them have drowned in their own blood. What mystifies the police is that the puncture wounds in the victims' faces have been caused from the inside of their mouths. Kaja Solness from Homicide is sent to Hong Kong to track down a man who is the Oslo Police Department's only specialist on serial killings. The severely addicted detective has tried to disappear in the vast, anonymous city. He is on the run and haunted by his last case, the woman he loves, and creditors alike. His name is Harry Hole... Zistiť viac >>



Son - Jo Nesbo

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SONNY’S ON THE RUN Sonny is a model prisoner. He listens to the confessions of other inmates, and absolves them of their sins. HE’S BEEN LIED TO HIS WHOLE LIFE But then one prisoner’s confession changes everything. He knows something about Sonny’s disgraced father. SONNY WANTS REVENGE He needs to break out of prison and make those responsible pay for their crimes. Jo Nesbo played football for Norway’s premier league team Molde, but his dream of playing professionally for Spurs was dashed when he tore ligaments in his knee at the age of eighteen. After three years military service he attended business school and formed the band Di derre (Them There). Their second album topped the charts in Norway, but he continued working as a financial analyst, crunching numbers during the d.. Zistiť viac >>



Sherlock Holmes Volume 2 - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Since his first appearance in Beetons Christmas Annual in 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Sherlock Holmes has been one of the most beloved fictional characters ever created. Now, in two volumes, this new Bantam edition presents all 56 short stories and four novels featuring Conan Doyles classic hero--a truly complete collection of Sherlock Holmess adventures in crime now available in paperback! Volume II begins with The Hound of the Baskervilles, a haunting novel of murder on eerie Grimpen Moor, which has rightly earned its reputation as the finest murder mystery ever written. The Valley of Fear matches Holmes against his archenemy, the master of imaginative crime, Professor Moriarty. In addition, the loyal Dr. Watson has faithfully recorded Holmess feats of extraordinary detection in such f.. Zistiť viac >>



Sherlock Holmes Volume 1 - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Since his first appearance in Beetons Christmas Annual in 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Sherlock Holmes has been one of the most beloved fictional characters ever created. Now, in two volumes, this new Bantam edition presents all 56 short stories and 4 novels featuring Conan Doyles classic hero -- a truly complete collection now available in paperback! Volume I includes the early novel, A Study in Scarlet, that introduced the eccentric genius of Sherlock Holmes to the world. This baffling murder mystery, with the cryptic word Rache written in blood, first brought Holmes together with Dr. John Watson. Next, The Sign of Four presents Holmess famous "seven percent solution" and the strange puzzle of Marry Mortson in the quintessential locked room mystery. Also included are Holmes's feats of e.. Zistiť viac >>




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