Books

Format: 02/2018
Format: 02/2018
Garrod, Ben
Ben Garrod
[field_chapter]

Biologist and TV scientist Ben Garrod's fun, funny, informative and collectible series about dinosaurs, continues with Velociraptor, Stegosaurus and Spinosaurus.

So You Think You Know About Velociraptor? by Ben Garrod
O'Séaghdha, Darach
Darach O'Séaghdha
[field_chapter]

The follow-up to Motherfoclóir, exploring the Irish language, both the very old and the very new. Craic Baby hinges on how watching a child learn to communicate changes how you think about language.

Craic Baby by Darach O'Séaghdha
Sedgwick, Marcus
Marcus Sedgwick
[field_chapter]

Taut, tense, terrifying. Marcus Sedgwick writes of the monsters we create in literature and in our own minds in this reappraisal of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

The Monsters We Deserve by Marcus Sedgwick
Smith, A.J.
A.J. Smith
[field_chapter]
> Form and Void, Book 01

It is the 167th year of the Dark Age. Wielding their power, the Sea Wolves conquered the native Pure Ones and established their own Kingdom - but 17-year-old Duncan will discover a conspiracy to end their dominion...

The Glass Breaks by A.J. Smith
Whittaker, K.J.
K.J. Whittaker
[field_chapter]

Buonaparte might have won Waterloo, but the English throne is still empty. A thrilling tale of treason, split loyalties and dangerous liasions unfolding on the Cornish shores and glittering ballrooms of St Petersburg.

Russian Gambit by K.J. Whittaker
Wolmar, Christian
Christian Wolmar
[field_chapter]

The story of an engineering marvel of the modern age, from Britain's leading writer on the railways and their history.

The Story of Crossrail by Christian Wolmar
Wynne, Frank
Frank Wynne
[field_chapter]

A selection of 100 of the best short stories from around the world, selected by award-winning translator Frank Wynne.

Found in Translation by Frank Wynne
Buckman, Peter
Peter Buckman
[field_chapter]

A heartfelt and humorous guide to embracing the ageing process.

The Genial Senior's A-Z of Ageing by Peter Buckman
Gilman, David
David Gilman
[field_chapter]

An SOE agent is sent into Nazi-occupied France to track down a missing radio operator.

Jones, Colin
Colin Jones
[field_chapter]

A magisterial overview of the creation, extension and adaptation of the palace of Versailles and its environs, and an exploration of the myth of Versailles from Louis XIV to the present day.

Versailles by Colin Jones
Lay, Paul
Paul Lay
[field_chapter]

The thrilling story of the Protectorate (1653-9), Britain's sole experiment with republican government, and one of the most important but least-known periods in British history.

Liu, Cixin
Cixin Liu
[field_chapter]

A new standalone military SF adventure from Cixin Liu. When Chen's parents are incinerated before his eyes by a blast of ball lightning, he devotes his life to cracking the secret of mysterious natural phenomenon. His search takes him to stormy mountaintops, an experimental military weapons lab, and an old Soviet science station.

Ball Lightning by Cixin Liu
Mascarenhas, Kate
Kate Mascarenhas
[field_chapter]

A time-travel crime mystery, set in a female-centric alternate world.

Rahill, Elske
Elske Rahill
[field_chapter]

A novel about four generations of women and the violent tensions and loving devotion, envy and self sacrifice that family life embodies.

Molly's Will by Elske Rahill
Thomson, Ian
Ian Thomson
[field_chapter]

A biography of the great epic poem.

Dante's Divine Comedy by Ian Thomson

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