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  • Life of a Teenager in Wartime London

    Life in wartime London evokes images of the Blitz, of air-raid shelters and rationing, of billeted soldiers and evacuated children. These are familiar, collective memories of what life was like in wartime London, yet there remains an often neglected area of our social history: what was life like for teenagers and young people living in London during the Second World War?While children were ... Read more

    £3.39

  • Terry Fox and Me

    Illustrated by Milan Pavlovic ...
    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope, this picture book biography tells the story of a friendship defined by strength and love.Before Terry Fox become a national hero and icon, he was just a regular kid. But even then, his characteristic strength, determination and loyalty were apparent and were the foundation for his friendship with Doug. The two first met at ... Read more

    £8.29

  • Death in the Ladies' Goddess Club

    'Crime's not a woman's business, Joanie. It's not some bloody game.'In the murky world of Kings Cross in 1932, aspiring crime writer Joan Linderman and her friend and flatmate Bernice Becker live the wild bohemian life, a carnival of parties and fancy-dress artists' balls.One Saturday night, Joan is thrown headfirst into a real crime when she finds Ellie, her neighbour, murdered. To prove her ... Read more

    £4.49

  • Raven

    Raven is the story of four teenage boys growing up in the Suffolk countryside who enlist to fight in the First World War. They are all under age and around 15 at the time they join the army and the Suffolk Regiment.One of the boys falls in love with an enchantingly beautiful, blue-eyed, dark-haired, local, young girl of the same age before going off to war, but she is clearly not of this world and ... Read more

    £7.67

  • Bibi's Got Game

    A Story about Tennis, Meditation and a Dog Named Coco

    Illustrated by Chelsea O'Byrne ...
    In the first picture book written by and based on real-life tennis star Bianca Andreescu, a young athlete learns how to work through life's toughest moments through inner strength and meditation.From the moment she wakes up, Bibi is very busy. Even before school begins, there are cartwheels to do, world records to break (38 minutes balancing a spoon on your nose), and her dog, Coco, to snuggle. ... Read more

    £8.89

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  • Fire - An Anthology

    Fire! It warms our bones and purifies but can also destroy - especially in the wrong hands. This anthology unites twelve writers from around the world in the first book of their Elements series.Meet the troubled girl who claims she can predict fires, a young witch travelling by SparkFlyte, and a Greek god’s muse. See what happens when man harnesses fire and when global warming soars out of control ... Read more

    £3.49

  • Walking Hampshire's Test Way

    The long-distance trail and 15 day walks

    Guidebook to walking Hampshire's Test Way, a 44 mile (71km) route from Inkpen Beacon to the Eling Tide Mill near Southampton Water. The walk, which is described over eight stages, takes in many of the region's natural, historical and architectural delights, from the ever famous 'Sprat and Winkle' railway to the River Test itself - a stunning example of the exceedingly rare chalk stream. Each stage ... Read more

    £9.39

  • Dreaming In Indian

    Contemporary Native American Voices

    A powerful and visually stunning anthology from some of the most groundbreaking Native artists working in North America today.Truly universal in its themes, Dreaming In Indian will shatter commonly held stereotypes and challenge readers to rethink their own place in the world. Divided into four sections, ‘Roots,’ ‘Battles,’ ‘Medicines,’ and ‘Dreamcatchers,’ this book offers readers a unique ... Read more

    £6.29

  • Audiobook

    The Opal Dragonfly

    Narrated by Rebecca Macauley ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 44 min

    Miss Isobel Clara Macleod, youngest of the seven children of Major Sir Angus Hutton Macleod, Surveyor-General of the colony of New South Wales, had the singular misfortune to know that at seven o'clock that morning her father was going to die. September, 1851. Sydney, city of secrets and gossip. Seventeen-year-old Isobel Macleod is determined to save her father because she loves him. But when she ... Read more

    £15.56 or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Death in the Ladies Goddess Club

    Narrated by Cecelia Ramsdale ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 20 min

    ‘Crime’s not a woman’s business, Joanie. It’s not some bloody game.’ In the murky world of Kings Cross in 1932, aspiring crime writer Joan Linderman and her friend and flatmate Bernice Becker live the wild bohemian life, a carnival of parties and fancy-dress artists’ balls. One Saturday night, Joan is thrown headfirst into a real crime when she finds Ellie, her neighbour, murdered. To prove her ... Read more

    £15.56 or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Palace of Tears

    Narrated by Ming-Zhu Hii ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 40 min

    A sweltering summer's day, January 1914: the charismatic and ruthless Adam Fox throws a lavish birthday party for his son and heir at his elegant clifftop hotel in the Blue Mountains. Everyone is invited except Angie, the girl from the cottage next door. The day will end in tragedy, a punishment for a family's secrets and lies. In 2013, Fox's granddaughter Lisa, seeks the truth about the past. Who ... Read more

    £15.56 or free with audiobook trial

  • Affluenza

    When too much is never enough

    Our houses are bigger than ever, but our families are smaller. Our kids go to the best schools we can afford, but we hardly see them. We've got more money to spend, yet we're further in debt than ever before. What is going on?The Western world is in the grip of a consumption binge that is unique in human history. We aspire to the lifestyles of the rich and famous at the cost of family, friends and ... Read more

    £5.09