Books

Format: 06/2019
Format: 06/2019
Dennison, Matthew
Matthew Dennison
[field_chapter]

An evocative telling of the life of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's last-born child, and of a sometimes fraught royal mother-daughter relationship.

The Last Princess by Matthew Dennison
Kiberd, Declan
Declan Kiberd
[field_chapter]

A teasing but affectionate study of the genius of the English people as seen from a postcolonial perspective – and of the game of cricket which, along with Shakespeare and Houses of Parliament, was one of their richest, strangest and most lasting gifts to the wider world.

England and Eternity by Declan Kiberd
Wolmar, Christian
Christian Wolmar
[field_chapter]

A concise, authoritative and fast-paced telling of how the railways changed the world.

Railways by Christian Wolmar
Burstall, Emma
Emma Burstall
[field_chapter]
> Tremarnock, Book 05

When a stranger comes to the Cornish village of Tremarnock to discover more about her Cornish ancestors, rumours start to fly. Is there more to her than meets the eye?

The Cornish Visitor by Emma Burstall
Fleming, Leah
Leah Fleming
[field_chapter]

1939: minister's son Ewan returns home to a remote Hebridean island and falls in love with his childhood friend, Minn. An evocative novel of of two people bound together by a childhood tragedy...

Daughter of the Tide by Leah Fleming
Adams, Max
Max Adams
[field_chapter]

A celebration of 100 tree species from Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia, Oceania and the Americas.

Trees of Life by Max Adams
Atkins, Dani
Dani Atkins
[field_chapter]

Before Beth's husband died, they made the decision to freeze an embryo so that she could still have his child. But Beth has just been told that the embryo was implanted in the wrong woman seven years ago. What should she do?

A Million Dreams by Dani Atkins
Barfe, Louis
Louis Barfe
[field_chapter]

A definitive life one of the best-loved and most enduring figures of British comedy, the eccentric genius and national treasure Ken Dodd, whose seven-decade career straddled the end of the era of variety and the golden age of television comedy.

Happiness and Tears by Louis Barfe
Blok, Rachael
Rachael Blok
[field_chapter]

Set in a small English village near St Albans at the height of the 2018 heatwave. A wife must prove her husband's innocence in the wake of his brother's murder.

The Scorched Earth by Rachael Blok
Coulthard, Sally
Sally Coulthard
[field_chapter]

A little miscellany of bees.

The Bee Bible by Sally Coulthard
Gardner, Sally
Sally Gardner
[field_chapter]

A middle grade novel about a crystal chandelier shaped like a galleon that splinters into a thousand pieces, a girl abandoned as a baby on the steps of an opera house and a dangerous game called the Reckoning.

Invisible in a Bright Light by Sally Gardner
McDonough, Frank
Frank McDonough
[field_chapter]

A new narrative of the rise and catastrophic fall of the Nazi regime: a twelve-year descent into barbarism, genocide and aggressive war that cost over 50 million lives.

The Hitler Years by Frank McDonough
Merton, Paul
Paul Merton
[field_chapter]

80 of the funniest stories ever written, selected and introduced by comedian and broadcaster Paul Merton.

Funny Ha, Ha by Paul Merton
Walker, Fiona
Fiona Walker
[field_chapter]

The village stud's new manager, Luca O'Brien, may have an international reputation and be breaking hearts, but his old friend knows better. And then Luca's past catches up with him...

Country Lovers by Fiona Walker
Liu, Cixin
Cixin Liu
[field_chapter]

When radiation from a supernova kills all the adults, the children become divided: some forge an imitation of the previous society; the others devolve into savagery and violence.

The Supernova Era by Cixin Liu

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