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Popular reads new titles

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​Find out what all the fuss is about. Discover the latest popular books and recent bestsellers. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Atomic habits  by James Clear

Atomic habits

James Clear

Book

James Clear, an expert on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results. He draws on proven ideas from biology, psychology, and...

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Vietnam  by Max Hastings

Vietnam

Max Hastings

Book

"Vietnam became the Western world’s most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for France in 1954, then a vastly greater one for the United States in 1975. Max Hastings has spent the past three years interviewing scores ...

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Whiskey in a teacup  by Reese Witherspoon

Whiskey in a teacup

Reese Witherspoon

Book

"Witherspoon's grandmother Dorothea always said that a combination of beauty and strength made southern women "whiskey in a teacup." Now Witherspoon invites you into her world, where she infuses the southern style, parties, and traditions she loves w...

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Made in Scotland  by Billy Connolly

Made in Scotland

Billy Connolly

Book

"All roads lead back home. Billy Connolly may be a citizen of the world, but in his heart he's never been far from his homeland. Made in Scotland is Billy's unique and intimate portrait of his native Scotland, a love letter to the places and people that...

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The plant paradox cookbook  by Steven R. Gundry

The plant paradox cookbook

Steven R. Gundry

Book

"In The Plant Paradox, cardiac surgeon Dr. Steven Gundry introduced readers to the hidden toxins lurking in seemingly healthy foods like tomatoes, zucchini, quinoa, and brown rice: a class of plant-based proteins called lectins. Many people are familiar...

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The spy and the traitor  by Ben Macintyre

The spy and the traitor

Ben Macintyre

Book

"Like his father before him, Oleg Gordievsky was a faithful servant of the KGB and upholder of Soviet ideals. He was admired by colleagues for his dogged work ethic, and—while some resented his shrewdness and air of sophistication—the remarkable....

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Silent night  by Danielle Steel

Silent night

Danielle Steel

Book

"Paige Watts is the ultimate stage mother. The daughter of Hollywood royalty, Paige channels her own acting dreams into making her daughter, Emma, a star. By the age of nine, Emma is playing a central role in a hit TV show. Then everything is shattered...

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Unto us a son is given  by Donna Leon

Unto us a son is given

Donna Leon

Book

"Count Falier was urging his Venetian son-in-law to investigate, and preferably intervene in, the seemingly innocent plan of the Count's best friend, the elderly Gonzalo Rodríguez de Tejada, to adopt a much younger man as his son. Under Italian inher...

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Red strike  by Chris Ryan

Red strike

Chris Ryan

Book

"A former Russian spy, living in hiding in Malta, goes on the run after an attempt on his life. He's been targeted because of what he knows about chemical weapons and the poisoning of an exiled oligarch who cut a deal with MI6, but he's actually got....

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Never tell  by Lisa Gardner

Never tell

Lisa Gardner

Book

"One death might be an accident. Two deaths looks like murder. A man is shot dead in his own home, and his pregnant wife, Evie, is found with the gun in her hands. Detective D.D. Warren instantly recognises her. Sixteen years ago, Evie also shot her ...

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The wedding guest  by Jonathan Kellerman

The wedding guest

Jonathan Kellerman

Book

"In the middle of a 'Saints and Sinners' themed wedding, a bridesmaid finds a young woman's corpse collapsed in the bathroom. None of the wedding guests claim to know the well-dressed victim but psychologist Alex Delaware and Detective Milo Sturgis aren't...

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Say you're sorry  by Karen Rose

Say you're sorry

Karen Rose

Book

"FBI Special Agent Gideon Reynolds did not have a conventional upbringing. Raised in a cult in Northern California, his mother smuggled him out when he was thirteen, and he never saw her again. It is not a bit of history he is keen on sharing, but be...

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The boy  by Tami Hoag

The boy

Tami Hoag

Book

"When Detective Nick Fourcade enters the home of Genevieve Gauthier outside the sleepy town of Bayou Breaux, Louisiana, the bloody crime scene that awaits him is both the most brutal and the most confusing he's ever seen. Genevieve's seven-year-old son,...

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Widows' revenge  by Lynda La Plante

Widows' revenge

Lynda La Plante

Book

"Against all the odds, Dolly Rawlins and her gangland widows managed the impossible: a heist their husbands had failed to pull of - at the cost of their lives. But though they may be in the money, they're far from easy street. Shocked by her husband'...

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I owe you one  by Sophie Kinsella

I owe you one

Sophie Kinsella

Book

"Since their father passed away, leaving his kitchen supply store in the hands of his children, Fixie Farr spends all her time picking up the slack from her siblings instead of striking out on her own. When a stranger in a coffee shop asks her to watch...

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Connections in death  by J. D. Robb

Connections in death

J. D. Robb

Book

"Homicide cop Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband, Roarke, are building a brand-new school and youth shelter. They hire child psychologist Dr. Rochelle Pickering, whose own brother pulled himself out of a spiral of addiction and crime. Lyle is living...

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Last man standing  by Stephen Leather

Last man standing

Stephen Leather

Book

"Friendships forged in the heat of combat can be stronger than anything. So when SAS trooper Matt Standing is told that the former Navy SEAL who saved his life is in trouble, he doesn't hesitate to go to his aid - even if that means flying half way around...

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The great wide open  by Douglas Kennedy

The great wide open

Douglas Kennedy

Book

"It's autumn in New York and Alice Burns, a young ambitious editor is reading a manuscript. The writer's words hit close to home to conjure ghosts from her past, memories of her childhood, and thoughts of her brother who is serving time in a prison cell....

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Maybe this time  by Jill Mansell

Maybe this time

Jill Mansell

Book

"When Mimi first visits her dad's new home in the Cotswolds, she quickly falls in love with Goosebrook and its inhabitants. (Well, maybe not rude Henrietta, who lets Mimi walk miles in the rain rather than give her a lift.) There's Paddy, with his fl...

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Battle sight zero  by Gerald Seymour

Battle sight zero

Gerald Seymour

Book

"The Kalashnikov AK47. A weapon with a unique image. A symbol of freedom fighters and terrorists across the globe. Undercover officer Andy Knight has infiltrated an extremist group intent on bringing the rifle to Britain - something MI5 have been str...

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Turning point  by Danielle Steel

Turning point

Danielle Steel

Book

"Bill Browning heads the trauma unit at San Francisco's busiest emergency room, SF General. With his ex-wife and daughters in London, he immerses himself in his work and lives for rare visits with his children. A rising star at her teaching hospital,...

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Rich enough?  by Mary Holm

Rich enough?

Mary Holm

Book

"A one-stop-shop for making the most of what you have ... Mary Holm is the most trusted writer and reliable long-term adviser on money matters in New Zealand ... Better than anyone else, she knows what worries New Zealanders about money, what they...

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Of blood and bone  by Nora Roberts

Of blood and bone

Nora Roberts

Book

"They look like an everyday family living an ordinary life. But beyond the edges of this peaceful farm, unimaginable forces of light and dark have been unleashed. Fallon Swift, approaching her thirteenth birthday, barely knows the world that existed before...

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One day in December  by Josie Silver

One day in December

Josie Silver

Book

"Laurie doesn't believe in love at first sight. Life isn't a scene from Love Actually, after all. But then, through a bus window one snowy December day, she sees him. There's one glorious moment when their eyes meet... and then her bus drives away. L...

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Living big in a tiny house  by Bryce Langston

Living big in a tiny house

Bryce Langston

Book

"Many of us dream of having a life free from rent, mortgages and utility bills and for some this dream is being achieved by living in a tiny house. Small, compact buildings offer an appealing way to live more sustainably, providing smart, energy-effi...

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Beauchamp Hall  by Danielle Steel

Beauchamp Hall

Danielle Steel

Book

"Winona Farmington had dreams - but real life got in the way, and she left college to return to her small Michigan hometown to care for her mother. Stuck in a dead-end job, she consoles herself with binge-watching the British television series that she...

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Master of his fate  by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Master of his fate

Barbara Taylor Bradford

Book

"Victorian England is a country of sharp divides between rich and poor, but James Lionel Falconer is everything a self-made man should be: handsome, ambitious, charming, and brimming with self-confidence. Even as a boy working in his father's market stall...

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Fire and blood  by George R. R. Martin

Fire and blood

George R. R. Martin

Book

"300 years before the events of A Song of Ice and Fire, long before the schism that set the houses of Westeros at each other’s throats, one house ruled supreme and indomitable. House Targaryen, the house of the last remaining dragonlords. After surviving...

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Sea of greed  by Clive Cussler

Sea of greed

Clive Cussler

Book

"After an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico destroys three oil rigs trying to revive a dying field, Kurt Austin and the NUMA Special Projects Team are tapped by the President of the United States to find out what's gone wrong. The trail leads them to a...

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You don't own me  by Mary Higgins Clark

You don't own me

Mary Higgins Clark

Book

"Television producer Laurie Moran stops at nothing to solve the murder of a celebrity doctor - even as she finds herself in grave danger as a mysterious stalker plots his next move. When we last saw Laurie Moran, she had recently become engaged to her...

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Roar  by Cecelia Ahern

Roar

Cecelia Ahern

Book

"Cecelia Ahern gives us thirty stories, all titled 'The Woman Who...', that capture the different facets of women's lives. Humorous, moving and poignant, the stories capture the moments the characters are overwhelmed by guilt, confusion, frustration,...

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Becoming  by Michelle Obama

Becoming

Michelle Obama

Book

"An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States of America. In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As America's...

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The moon sister  by Lucinda Riley

The moon sister

Lucinda Riley

Book

"Tiggy D'Aplièse spends her days experiencing the raw beauty of the Scottish Highlands doing a job she loves at a deer sanctuary. But when the sanctuary is forced to close, she is offered a job as a wildlife consultant on the vast and isolated estate...

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In the city of love's sleep  by Lavinia Greenlaw

In the city of love's sleep

Lavinia Greenlaw

Book

"This is a story about a woman and a man who meet by chance. Nothing of any importance is said, yet she suddenly turns away, leaves the room, and starts to run. She is in shock from what this man has brought back to life: an electrical affinity, a higher...

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Past tense  by Lee Child

Past tense

Lee Child

Book

"Jack Reacher has extended his thumb and hit the pavement. His plan is to follow the autumn sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road in rural New Hampshire, deep in the New England woods, he sees...

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Dark sacred night  by Michael Connelly

Dark sacred night

Michael Connelly

Book

"Renée Ballard returns to Hollywood Station from working the night beat. She finds a stranger rifling through old file cabinets - retired detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard kicks him out, but then checks...

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The invitation  by Belinda Alexandra

The invitation

Belinda Alexandra

Book

"Paris, 1899. Emma Lacasse has been estranged from her older sister for nearly twenty years, since Caroline married a wealthy American and left France. So when Emma receives a request from Caroline to meet her, she is intrigued. Caroline invites Emma...

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Heads you win  by Jeffrey Archer

Heads you win

Jeffrey Archer

Book

" Leningrad, Russia, 1968. Alexander Karpenko is no ordinary child, and from an early age, it is clear he is destined to lead his countrymen. But when his father is assassinated by the KGB for defying the state, he and his mother will have to escape...

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Long road to mercy  by David Baldacci

Long road to mercy

David Baldacci

Book

"Her name is Atlee Pine. She has unstoppable tenacity, always a fighter who is unwilling to cede any ground. She has endured real nightmares and she has the emotional and physical scars to show for it. And she got that long before she became an adult....

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Every breath  by Nicholas Sparks

Every breath

Nicholas Sparks

Book

"Hope Anderson is at a crossroads. At thirty-six, she's been dating her boyfriend, an orthopedic surgeon, for six years. With no wedding plans in sight, and her father recently diagnosed with ALS, she decides to use a week at her family's cottage in ...

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The ice shelf  by Anne Kennedy

The ice shelf

Anne Kennedy

Book

"On the eve of flying to Antarctica to take up an arts fellowship, thirty-something Janice, recently separated, has a long night of remembrance, regret and realisation as she goes about the city looking for a friend to take care of her fridge while she’s...

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From the ashes  by Deborah Challinor

From the ashes

Deborah Challinor

Book

"Auckland,1956. Allie Manaia works at Smith and Caughey's department store. It's been two years since the Dunbar and Jones fire, where some of her friends perished, but she still has nightmares. Allie and her husband, Sonny, are desperate for a baby,...

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Flourish  by Juliet Nicholas

Flourish

Juliet Nicholas

Book

"This book celebrates the endeavours and achievements of women gardeners who are responsible for some of the most-admired gardens within New Zealand. Often starting as a home-based hobby, fitting around child care and other domestic tasks, the garden...

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The pearl thief  by Fiona McIntosh

The pearl thief

Fiona McIntosh

Book

"Severine Kassel is asked by the Louvre in 1963 to aid the British Museum with curating its antique jewellery, her specialty. Her London colleagues find her distant and mysterious, her cool beauty the topic of conversations around its quiet halls. No...

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The three secret cities  by Matthew Reilly

The three secret cities

Matthew Reilly

Book

"When Jack West Jr won the Great Games, he threw the four legendary kingdoms into turmoil. Now these dark forces are coming after Jack ... in ruthless fashion. With the end of all things rapidly approaching, Jack must find the Three Secret Cities, ...

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Shell game  by Sara Paretsky

Shell game

Sara Paretsky

Book

"Legendary sleuth V.I. Warshawski returns to the Windy City to save an old friend's nephew from a murder arrest. The case involves a stolen artifact that could implicate a shadowy network of international criminals. As V.I. investigates, the detective...

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November road  by Louis Berney

November road

Louis Berney

Book

"Frank Guidry's luck has finally run out. A loyal street lieutenant to New Orleans' mob boss Carlos Marcello, Guidry has learned that everybody is expendable. But now it's his turn--he knows too much about the crime of the century: the assassination ...

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The reckoning  by John Grisham

The reckoning

John Grisham

Book

"Pete Banning was Clanton's favorite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, father, neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church. Then one cool October morning in 1946. he rose early, drove into town, walked...

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The lost man  by Jane (Jane Elizabeth) Harper

The lost man

Jane (Jane Elizabeth) Harper

Book

"Two brothers meet at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the lonely outback. In an isolated belt of Western Australia, they are each other's nearest neighbor, their homes four hours' drive apart. The third brother lies dead at their...

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When we were young  by Karen Kingsbury

When we were young

Karen Kingsbury

Book

"Noah and Emily Carter were meant to be together. Theirs is a special kind of love and they want the world to know: their Instagram account has covered everything from the day Noah proposed; they have a million adoring fans. But behind the carefully ...

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Memory pieces  by Maurice Gee

Memory pieces

Maurice Gee

Book

"Memory Pieces is an intimate and evocative memoir in three parts. 'Double Unit' tells the story of Maurice Gee's parents - Lyndahl Chapple Gee, a talented writer who for reasons that become clear never went on with a writing career, and Len Gee, a b...

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Brief answers to the big questions  by Stephen Hawking

Brief answers to the big questions

Stephen Hawking

Book

"The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the universe's biggest questions in this brilliant posthumous work. How did the universe begin? Will humanity survive on Earth? Is...

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Unsheltered  by Barbara Kingsolver

Unsheltered

Barbara Kingsolver

Book

"How could two hardworking people do everything right in life, a woman asks, and end up destitute? Willa Knox and her husband followed all the rules as responsible parents and professionals, and have nothing to show for it but debts and an inherited ...

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Blowing the bloody doors off  by Michael Caine

Blowing the bloody doors off

Michael Caine

Book

"With over 100 movies to his credit over 5 decades, Hollywood legend and British national treasure Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight and skills for success in life that acting has taught him in his remarkable career. One of our best-l...

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Arcadia  by Di Morrissey

Arcadia

Di Morrissey

Book

"In the 1930s, in an isolated and beautiful corner of southern Tasmania, a new young wife arrives at her husband's secluded property - Arcadia. Stella, an artist, falls in love with Arcadia's wild, ancient forest. And when an unknown predator strikes,...

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My thoughts exactly  by Lily Allen

My thoughts exactly

Lily Allen

Book

So, this is me. Lily Allen. I am a woman. I am a mother. I was a wife. I drink. I have taken drugs. I have loved and been let down. I am a success and a failure. I am a songwriter. I am a singer. I am all these things and more. When women share their...

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A keeper  by Graham Norton

A keeper

Graham Norton

Book

"Elizabeth Keane returns to Ireland after her mother's death, intent only on wrapping up that dismal part of her life. There is nothing here for her; she wonders if there ever was. The house of her childhood is stuffed full of useless things, her mot...

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In a house of lies  by Ian Rankin

In a house of lies

Ian Rankin

Book

"A missing private investigator is found, locked in a car hidden deep in the woods. Worse still - both for his family and the police - is that his body was in an area that had already been searched. Detective Inspector Siobhan Clarke is part of a new...

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Love is blind  by William Boyd

Love is blind

William Boyd

Book

"When Brodie Moncur is offered a job in Paris, he seizes the chance to flee Edinburgh and his tyrannical clergyman father, and begin a wildly different chapter in his life. In Paris, a fateful encounter with a famous pianist abruptly alters his path -...

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Holy ghost  by John Sandford

Holy ghost

John Sandford

Book

"Wheatfield, Minnesota: a huge city of all of seven hundred folks who define the phrase 'small town'. Nothing has ever happened in Wheatfield and nothing ever will ... until the mayor of sorts (campaign promise: Ì'll Do What I Can') comes up with a scheme...

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Repurposed  by Cate Foster

Repurposed

Cate Foster

Book

"The book features 20 homes located through out the country that feature a variety of clever solutions and design styles. There is everything from repurposed container homes to army barracks, farm utility buildings, churches and urban spaces finished...

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Bridge of Clay  by Markus Zusak

Bridge of Clay

Markus Zusak

Book

"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...

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The year of the farmer  by Rosalie Ham

The year of the farmer

Rosalie Ham

Book

"In a quiet farming town somewhere in country New South Wales, war is brewing. The last few years have been punishingly dry, especially for the farmers, but otherwise, it's all Neralie Mackintosh's fault. If she'd never left town then her ex, the hapless...

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The single ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village  by Joanna Nell

The single ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village

Joanna Nell

Book

"The life of 79-year-old pensioner Peggy Smart is as beige as the décor in her retirement village. Her week revolves around aqua aerobics and appointments with her doctor. Following a very minor traffic accident, things have turned frosty with her gr...

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Washington Black  by Esi Edugyan

Washington Black

Esi Edugyan

Book

"When two English brothers take the helm of a Barbados sugar plantation, nervousness and fear run high. Washington Black - an eleven year-old field slave who has known no other life - is aghast to find himself selected as personal servant to one of these...

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The clockmaker's daughter  by Kate Morton

The clockmaker's daughter

Kate Morton

Book

"In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor in rural Oxfordshire. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a haze of inspiration and creativity. But by the time...

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Crisis  by Felix Francis

Crisis

Felix Francis

Book

"Harrison Foster is a lawyer by training but works as a crisis manager for a London firm that specializes in such matters. Summoned to Newmarket after a fire in the Chadwick Stables slaughters six very valuable horses, including the short-priced favourite...

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The Moscow sleepers  by Stella Rimington

The Moscow sleepers

Stella Rimington

Book

"A man lies dying in a hospice in upstate Vermont. When a stranger visits, claiming to be a childhood friend, the FBI is alerted. News of this suspected Russian illegal and his deathbed guest soon reaches MI5 in London. Liz Carlyle and her colleague ...

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Small fry  by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Small fry

Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Book

"A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents--artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs--Lisa Brennan-Jobs's childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley....

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The natural home  by Wendyl Nissen

The natural home

Wendyl Nissen

Book

"In The Natural Home Wendyl shares how easy it is to lead a much healthier life just by making some small changes and remembering the simple way that people used to live. Combining the best information from Wendyl's previous books, including natural ...

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Better than a bought one  by Jo Seagar

Better than a bought one

Jo Seagar

Book

"In this fabulous new book, Jo shows ordinary Kiwis how they can put on great celebration events with minimum effort and maximum effect. That's what Jo does best. From a baby shower to a 21st, an office shout to a winter dinner party, from a high tea...

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In pieces  by Sally Field

In pieces

Sally Field

Book

"Sally Field is one of the most celebrated, beloved and enduring actors of our time, and now she tells her story for the first time in this intimate and haunting literary memoir. In her own words, she writes about a challenging and lonely childhood, the...

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The sound of breaking glass  by Kirsten Warner

The sound of breaking glass

Kirsten Warner

Book

"Christel is at shattering point. She's got two small children, her job in reality television is super high stress, she's an activist with Women Against Surplus Plastic and now she's being stalked. To top it off her protest milk bottle sculpture appears...

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21 lessons for the 21st century  by Yuval N. Harari

21 lessons for the 21st century

Yuval N. Harari

Book

In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today’s most pressing issues. How do computers and robots change the meaning of being...

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Always delicious  by Lauraine Jacobs

Always delicious

Lauraine Jacobs

Book

"Lauraine Jacobs is one of New Zealand's leading food writers, best known for her work with Cuisine and for her long-running food column in the New Zealand Listener. In Always Delicious she has compiled over 100 of her favourite recipes, chosen from at...

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War of the wolf  by Bernard Cornwell

War of the wolf

Bernard Cornwell

Book

"Uhtred of Bebbanburg has won back his ancestral home but, threatened from all sides by enemies both old and new, he doesn't have long to enjoy the victory. In Mercia, rebellion is in the air as King Edward tries to seize control. In Wessex, rival pa...

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I quit sugar  by Sarah (Nutritionist) Wilson

I quit sugar

Sarah (Nutritionist) Wilson

Book

"Sarah Wilson encourages us to be the change we want. She liberated us from the health costs of processed food by helping us to quit sugar. She inspired us to reframe anxiety as an opportunity for personal transformation rather than as a frailty. Inside...

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Courtney's war  by Wilbur A. Smith

Courtney's war

Wilbur A. Smith

Book

"Torn apart by war, Saffron Courtney and Gerhard von Meerbach are thousands of miles apart, both struggling for their lives. Gerhard, despite his objections to the Nazi regime, is fighting for the Fatherland, hoping to one day have the opportunity to...

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The fox  by Frederick Forsyth

The fox

Frederick Forsyth

Book

"Former chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service Adrian Weston is awoken in the middle of the night by a phone call from the prime minister. Her news is shocking: the Pentagon, the NSA, and the CIA have been hacked simultaneously, their seemi...

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Shadow tyrants  by Clive Cussler

Shadow tyrants

Clive Cussler

Book

"Only Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon stand between two warring moguls and global havoc... Nearly two thousand years ago, an Eastern emperor charged a small group with safeguarding a body of knowledge and secrets powerful enough to change the...

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Lethal white  by Robert Galbraith

Lethal white

Robert Galbraith

Book

"When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike's office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed, and cannot re...

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The house across the street  by Lesley Pearse

The house across the street

Lesley Pearse

Book

"Twenty-three year old Katy Speed is fascinated by the house across the street. The woman who lives there, Gloria, is the most glamorous neighbour on the avenue, owning a fashionable dress shop in Bexhill-on-Sea. But who is the woman who arrives in the...

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Head hunters  by Chris Ryan

Head hunters

Chris Ryan

Book

"A top-secret SAS kill team is assassinating high-value targets. It is bloody, violent, relentless work, suitable only for the Regiment's most skilled and ruthless head hunters. Like Danny Black. But when Danny joins the kill team, he learns that Tal...

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Ottolenghi simple  by Yotam Ottolenghi

Ottolenghi simple

Yotam Ottolenghi

Book

"In Ottolenghi Simple, powerhouse author and chef Yotam Ottolenghi presents 130 streamlined recipes packed with his signature Middle Eastern-inspired flavors. Each dish can be made in 30 minutes or less, with 10 or fewer ingredients, in a single pot,...

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Nine perfect strangers  by Liane Moriarty

Nine perfect strangers

Liane Moriarty

Book

"The ten-day retreat at boutique health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House promises healing and transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage and absorb the blissful meditative ambience while enjoying...

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Paris echo  by Sebastian Faulks

Paris echo

Sebastian Faulks

Book

"Here is Paris as you have never seen it before - a city in which every building seems to hold the echo of an unacknowledged past, the shadows of Vichy and Algeria.. American postdoctoral researcher Hannah and runaway Moroccan teenager Tariq have little...

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Wild fire  by Ann Cleeves

Wild fire

Ann Cleeves

Book

"Shetland: Welcoming. Wild. Remote. Drawn in by the reputation of the islands, an English family move to the area, eager to give their autistic son a better life. But when a young nanny's body is found hanging in the barn of their home, rumours of her...

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The man who came uptown  by George P. Pelecanos

The man who came uptown

George P. Pelecanos

Book

"Michael Hudson spends the long days in prison devouring books given to him by the prison's librarian, a young woman named Anna who develops a soft spot for her best student. Anna keeps passing Michael books until one day he disappears, suddenly released...

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Murder Mile  by Lynda La Plante

Murder Mile

Lynda La Plante

Book

"February, 1979, 'The Winter of Discontent'. Economic chaos has led to widespread strikes across Britain. Jane Tennison, now a Detective Sergeant, has been posted to Peckham Criminal Investigation Department, one of London's toughest areas. As the rubbish...

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The silence of the girls  by Pat Barker

The silence of the girls

Pat Barker

Book

"The ancient city of Troy has withstood a decade under siege of the powerful Greek army, who continue to wage bloody war over a stolen woman: Helen. In the Greek camp, another woman watches and waits for the war's outcome: Briseis. She was queen of one...

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Leverage in death  by J. D. Robb

Leverage in death

J. D. Robb

Book

"When Paul Rogan sets off a bomb at his office, killing eleven people, no one can understand why. He was a loving husband and father, with everything to live for. Then his wife and daughter are found chained up in the family home, and everything becomes...

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In his father's footsteps  by Danielle Steel

In his father's footsteps

Danielle Steel

Book

"When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle find sponsors who help them make their way to New York. As their friendship blossoms into love and marriage, they start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid...

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Wild delicious  by Amber Rose

Wild delicious

Amber Rose

Book

"Dishes made with simple, natural ingredients gathered from the gardens, orchards, farms and ocean of New Zealand."--Provided by publisher.

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Normal people  by Sally Rooney

Normal people

Sally Rooney

Book

"Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in rural Ireland. The similarities end there; they are from very different worlds. When they both earn places at Trinity College in Dublin, a connection that has grown between them lasts long into ...

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Transcription  by Kate. author. Atkinson

Transcription

Kate. author. Atkinson

Book

"In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of British Fascist sympathizers, she discovers the work to be by turns...

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Walking shadows  by Faye Kellerman

Walking shadows

Faye Kellerman

Book

"Detective Peter Decker and his wife, Rina Lazarus, risk life and limb to solve a pair of brutal murders that may be tied to a crime from more than twenty years ago in this intense and addictive mystery from New York Times bestselling author Faye Kellerman....

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The Sunday girl  by Pip Drysdale

The Sunday girl

Pip Drysdale

Book

"Any woman who's ever been involved with a bad, bad man and been dumped will understand what it feels like to be broken, broken-hearted and bent on revenge. Taylor Bishop is hurt, angry and wants to destroy Angus Hollingsworth in the way he destroyed...

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The helpline by Katherine Collette

The helpline

Katherine Collette

Book

"Germaine Johnson may not be all that good with people but she's great with numbers. Unfortunately, as she discovers after the incident at Wallace Insurance, there are very few openings these days for senior mathematicians. Then her cousin gets her a...

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Where the crawdads sing  by Delia Owens

Where the crawdads sing

Delia Owens

Book

"For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya...

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Broken ground  by Val McDermid

Broken ground

Val McDermid

Book

"'Somebody has been here before us. And he's still here...' When a body is discovered in the remote depths of the Highlands, DCI Karen Pirie finds herself in the right place at the right time. Unearthed with someone's long-buried inheritance, the victim...

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