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Blood in the Water

Silver Donald Cameron

A gripping story in a brilliantly drawn setting, about power and law, security and self-respect, and the nature of community

Bully-Proof Kids

Stella O'Malley

Bully-Proof Kids offers concrete strategies to empower children and teenagers to deal confidently with bullying and dominant characters

The High House

Jessie Greengrass

A stunning novel of the extraordinary and the everyday, The High House explores how we get used to change that once seemed unthinkable, how we place the needs of our families against the needs of others – and it asks us who, if we had to, we would save.

Wonderworks

Angus Fletcher

Wonderworks reveals that literature is among the mightiest technologies that humans have ever invented, precision-honed to give us what our brains most want and need.

The Corpse Flower

Anne Mette Hancock

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo meets Sharp Objects in this internationally bestselling psychological thriller, for fans of Jo Nesbø and Henning Mankell.

Bring Back Our Girls

Joe Parkinson, Drew Hinshaw

Bring Back Our Girls is an urgent and engrossing work of investigative journalism that unfolds across four continents, from the remote forests of northern Nigeria to the White House; from Khartoum safe houses to gilded hotel lobbies in the Swiss Alps.

My Own Worst Enemy

Robert Edric

My Own Worst Enemy is an honest and moving memoir of a working-class childhood in 1960s Sheffield, and the relationship between a touchy, overbearing bully of a father and a son whose acceptance to grammar school puts him on another track entirely.

The Daughters of Kobani

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

The extraordinary story of the women who took on the Islamic State and won.

Life After Truth

Ceridwen Dovey

‘A sublime gem of a novel’ Hannah Kent, author of Burial Rites

The Duchess Who Dared

Charles Castle

The extraordinary story behind A Very British Scandal, starring Claire Foy and Paul Bettany.

A Dictionary of Naval Slang

Gerald O'Driscoll

Taking the reader from 'Acting green' all the way to 'Water-rat', A Dictionary of Naval Slang is a treasury of naval argot, jargon, lingo and cant, and a window on the lost world of living on the high seas.

My Father’s Dragon

Ruth Stiles Gannett

Both a Newbery Honor Book and an American Library Association Notable Book, this charming story has delighted generations of readers since its original publication in 1948.

Never Mind the B#ll*cks, Here’s the Science

Luke O'Neill

A number one Irish bestseller, and winner of the Popular Non-Fiction Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards.

The Dragons of Blueland

Ruth Stiles Gannett

Book three in the My Father's Dragon trilogy

Elmer and the Dragon

Ruth Stiles Gannett

Book two in the My Father's Dragon trilogy

Autobibliography

Rob Doyle

Provocative, intelligent and funny, it is a brilliant introduction to a personal canon by one of the most original and exciting writers around.