Pearl remembers Nell's feet stretched towards the campfires on the beach, her fourth toe curled in and nestled against the middle toe like a small prawn. They all have a curled fourth toe - Diana, Lucy, Pearl. When Pearl's grandmother Nell dies unexpectedly, Pearl and her ... read more
Heart of the Grass Tree is a remarkably assured debut that announces Molly as a significant new Australian literary talent. The novel, which evokes Kangaroo Island with vivid intensity, draws on the early history of the island to show how the past informs everything that f... read more
After her mother's death, Nunu moves from Istanbul to a small apartment in Paris. One day outside of a bookstore, she meets M., an older British writer whose novels about Istanbul Nunu has always admired. They find themselves walking the streets of Paris and talking late... read more
This is a simply told an elegant story about a young woman who has moved to Paris from Istanbul to start over. While traversing the city and getting to know its secret pleasures and special places, she is haunted by memories of growing up in Istanbul. When she meets M, a... read more
From the award-winning author of the acclaimed bestseller The Last Painting of Sara de Vos comes a luminous new novel tracing the intertwined fates of a silent film director and his muse. Dominic Smith's The Electric Hotel winds through the nascent days of cinema in P... read more
"I absolutely loved The Lost Man. I devoured it in a day. Her best yet!" Liane MoriartyThe man lay still in the centre of a dusty grave under a monstrous sky. Two brothers meet at the border of their vast cattle properties under the unrelenting sun of outback Queensland. They are ... read more
The blazingly brilliant new novel from Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the international bestseller Eat Pray Love- a glittering coming-of-age epic stitched across the fabric of a lost New York It is the summer of 1940. Nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris arrives in New York with her ... read more
The major new novel from David Nicholls.
One life-changing summerCharlie meets Fran...
In 1997, Charlie Lewis is the kind of boy you don't remember in the school photograph. His exams have not gone well. At home he is looking after his father, when surely it should ... read more
Charlies exams didn't go well, he has a long boring summer ahead with no plans and his Dad needs looking after. Then he meets Fran Fisher and his whole life changes. David Nicholls has written a beautiful story about first love , friendship,and complicated family. It is ... read more
|Reading Level:||1 Fiction|
|Awards:||2019 Longlisted for the Booker Prize|
From 'one of the most gifted writers working today' (New York Times) comes an audacious new novel about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desire. In Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love - against their better judgement - wi... read more
You just dropped off your child at the bus stop. A panicked stranger calls your phone. Your child has been kidnapped.The stranger then explains that their child has also been kidnapped, by a completely different stranger. The only way to get your child back is to kidnap another child - with... read more
|Series:||Gabriel Allon Ser.|
|Reading Level:||2 Crime|
From the internationally bestselling author of The Other Woman and House of Spies comes another stunning thriller in his latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue.
NOW YOU SEE HER. NOW YOU DON'T. THE NEW GIRL - A novel of intrigue, betrayal, a... read more
Mariastella Fortuna, known as Stella, was born into rural poverty in a Calabrian village in the early 20th century. After being abandoned by their father, who left to seek his fortune in L'America, Stella grew up with her beloved mother Assunta, h... read more
'Midway through my fortieth year, I reached a point where the balance of the past and all it contained seemed to outweigh the future, my mind so full of things said and not said, done and undone, I no longer understood how to move forward' May is at a crossroads. Although... read more
Every now and then you come across an elegantly written, charming novel, that you can't put down. Rules for Visiting is that book. May, coming to grips with the death of her mother, and having spent too long in the company of the trees and plants she works with, travels... read more
From the bestselling author of The Secrets She Keeps, the writer Stephen King calls "an absolute master...with heart and soul," a fiendishly clever suspense novel about a dangerous young woman with a special ability to know when someone is lying--and the criminal psychologist who m... read more