Call Of The Penguins by Hazel Prior

Description A delightfully feel-good new novel from the No. 1 bestselling author of Away With the Penguins – sure to become a firm favourite with readers! Meet the heroine everyone’s talking about . . . Fiercely resilient and impeccably dressed, Veronica McCreedy has lived an incredible 87 years. Most of them alone, in her hugeContinue reading “Call Of The Penguins by Hazel Prior”

These Toxic Things by Rachel Howzell Hall

Description A dead woman’s cherished trinkets become pieces to a terrifying puzzle. Mickie Lambert creates “digital scrapbooks” for clients, ensuring that precious souvenirs aren’t forgotten or lost. When her latest client, Nadia Denham, a curio shop owner, dies from an apparent suicide, Mickie honors the old woman’s last wish and begins curating her peculiar objetsContinue reading “These Toxic Things by Rachel Howzell Hall”

Bewilderment by Richard Powers

Description Theo Byrne is a promising young astrobiologist who has found a way to search for life on other planets dozens of light years away. He is also the widowed father of a most unusual nine-year-old. His son Robin is funny, loving, and filled with plans. He thinks and feels deeply, adores animals, and canContinue reading “Bewilderment by Richard Powers”

Chasing Alexander: A Marine’s Journey Across Iraq and Afghanistan by Christopher Martin

Description A haunting, fast-paced war memoir, Chasing Alexander is Christopher Martin’s account of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. A failing college student obsessed with Alexander the Great, Martin enlists in the US Marines to become a different sort of man, a man like Alexander. From his difficulty at boot camp to his disappointing deploymentContinue reading “Chasing Alexander: A Marine’s Journey Across Iraq and Afghanistan by Christopher Martin”

The Story Of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting, Melissa Dalton Martinez

Revised, Newly Illustrated Edition Description In this first book in the beloved, magical childrens’ series, the origins of the remarkable Doctor Dolittle are revealed! With 33 all new illustrations of the quirky Doctor and his animal pals… …this classic story with an updated magical twist, is sure to be a family favorite! When Doctor JohnContinue reading “The Story Of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting, Melissa Dalton Martinez”

Darkness Falls by Robert Bryndza

Description Kate Marshall’s investigation into a journalist’s disappearance sends her down an unexpectedly twisted path in a riveting thriller by the author of Shadow Sands. Kate Marshall’s fledgling PI agency takes off when she and her partner, Tristan Harper, are hired for their first big case. It’s a cold one. Twelve years before, journalist JoannaContinue reading “Darkness Falls by Robert Bryndza”

The Library by Bella Osbourne

Description Two different generations. Two unusual people. Thrown together to save their local library. Tom is a teenager and blends into the background of life. After a row with his dad, and facing an unhappy future at the dog food factory, he escapes to the library. Tom unwittingly ends up with a bagful of romanceContinue reading “The Library by Bella Osbourne”

The Dollhouse by Sara Ennis

Description Alfred needs Dolls. Blonde, blue-eyed human dolls that will help him rewrite his past and change his future. When Peter Baden’s daughter Olivia was abducted nearly a year ago, he left his career as a respected journalist to find her. Now he spends his days searching for Olivia, and helping other families of abductedContinue reading “The Dollhouse by Sara Ennis”

The Gray House by Mariam Petrosyan (translated by Yuri Machkasov)

Description The Gray House is an astounding tale of how what others understand as liabilities can be leveraged into strengths. Bound to wheelchairs and dependent on prosthetic limbs, the physically disabled students living in the House are overlooked by the Outsides. Not that it matters to anyone living in the House, a hulking old structureContinue reading “The Gray House by Mariam Petrosyan (translated by Yuri Machkasov)”

The Women Of Troy by Pat Barker

Description Following her bestselling, critically acclaimed The Silence of the Girls, Pat Barker continues her extraordinary retelling of one of our greatest myths. ‘Taut, masterly, wholly absorbing. Still one of the greatest stories ever written. A book that will be read in generations to come’ Daily Telegraph on The Silence of the Girls Troy hasContinue reading “The Women Of Troy by Pat Barker”