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A World of Information (by Richard Platt)

Walker Books (03 Nov, 2016)

This visually stunning miscellany from the effortlessly stylish print-maker James Brown is a collection of incredible facts and figures. Do you know how many bones there are in the human body or how clouds form? Or about different types of knots or how Morse code works? Each illustration is both beautiful and enlightening, and is accompanied by an engaging fact-filled explanation by celebrated author Richar ...

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The Book of Mirrors (by E.O. Chirovici)

Century (26 Jan, 2017)

The author, Richard Flynn is writing a memoir about his time at Princeton in the late 80s, documenting his relationship with the famous Professor Joseph Wieder. One night in 1987, Wieder was brutally murdered in his home and the case was never solved. Peter Katz is hell-bent on getting to the bottom of what happened that night twenty-five years ago and is convinced the full manuscript will reveal who ...

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The Secret of Orchard Cottage (by Alex Brown)

Harper (02 Jun, 2016)

The wonderful new novel from Alex Brown, bestselling author of The Great Christmas Knit Off,

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The Hidden People (by Alison Littlewood)

Jo Fletcher Books (06 Oct, 2016)

Pretty Lizzie Higgs is gone, burned to death on her own hearth - but was she really a changeling, as her husband insists? Albie Mirralls met his cousin only once, in 1851, within the grand glass arches of the Crystal Palace, but unable to countenance the rumours that surround her murder, he leaves his young wife in London and travels to Halfoak, a village steeped in superstition. Albie begins to look int ...

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Blue Penguin (by Petr Horacek)

Walker Books (03 Nov, 2016)

A heart-warming fable about a friendship and belonging from the award-winning illustrator Petr Horacek. "I feel just like a penguin," says Blue Penguin. "But you're not like us," said the other penguins and they left him all alone. Poor Blue Penguin. Will he be able to convince the other penguins he is one of them after all? A moving and beautifully illustrated story from Petr Horacek, an illustrator descri ...

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Once Upon a Northern Night (by Jean E. Pendziwol)

Walker Books (03 Nov, 2016)

In this bedtime lullaby beautifully brought to life by the award-winning Isabelle Arsenault, illustrator of Jane, the Fox, and Me, a northern night unfolds as a young child sleeps. Wrapped in a snug, downy blanket, a snowflake falls, and then another and another. As the magic of the night outside takes hold - animals awaken, snow swirls, stars twinkle and winds whisper - a lyrical, enchanting read-aloud evo ...

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The Ashes of London (by Andrew Taylor)

HarperCollins (07 Apr, 2016)

From the No.1 bestselling author of The American Boy and The Silent Boy comes a brand new historical thriller set during the time of the Great Fire of London. The first of an exciting new series of novels. London, September 1666. The Great Fire rages through the city, consuming everything in its path. Even the impregnable cathedral of St. Paul's is engulfed in flames and reduced to ruins. Among the crowds w ...

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One Hot Summer: A laugh-out-loud love story (by Kat French)

Avon (02 Jun, 2016)

Alice McBride's husband Brad is super famous, totally gorgeous...and having an affair with his co-star. And now it?s splashed across all the newspapers. After kicking Brad out, Alice decides to rent out her beloved home for the summer. And the last person she expects to arrive at Borne Manor is a sexy cowboy called Robinson. Country music star Robinson has had his own share of heartache, and he's come to Bo ...

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The Witchfinder's Sister (by Beth Underdown)

Viking (02 Mar, 2017)

1645. When Alice Hopkins' husband dies in a tragic accident, she has no choice but to return to the small Essex town of Manningtree, where her brother Matthew still lives. But home is no longer a place of safety. Matthew has changed, and there are rumours spreading through the town: whispers of witches, and of a great book, in which her brother is gathering women's names.

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The Book of the Unnamed Midwife (The Road to Nowhere) (by Meg Elison)

47North (11 Oct, 2016)

When she fell asleep, the world was doomed. When she awoke, it was dead. In the wake of a fever that decimated the earth’s population—killing women and children and making childbirth deadly for the mother and infant—the midwife must pick her way through the bones of the world she once knew to find her place in this dangerous new one. Gone are the pillars of civilization. All that remains is power ...

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The Devil's Work (by Mark Edwards)

Thomas & Mercer (13 Sep, 2016)

A gripping psychological thriller from the bestselling author of Follow You Home and The Magpies...

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The Christmas Eve Tree (by Delia Huddy)

Walker Books (06 Oct, 2016)

A poignant, exquisitely illustrated Christmas story, with words by Delia Huddy and pictures by rising star Emily Sutton. When the ugly little fir tree is taken to the city, no one wants to buy him; they prefer the big tall trees. But a homeless boy asks the shopkeeper if he can take the tree, and down by the river in a cardboard box, decorated with a few candles, the tree finds itself at the centre of a mag ...

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