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Updated November 30, 2023
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One and only ivan [film tie-in], the
Applegate, Katherine
Now a major motion picture available on Disney+! Inspired by a true story, this is the beautifully written tale of how a mighty gorilla wins his freedom. A winning blend of humour and poignancy that will appeal to fans of Michael Morpurgo. This #1 New York...
Above the bay of angels
Bowen, Rhys
"...Sweeping and intimate, warm and gripping. I loved it!" --Louise Penny, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Chief Inspector Gamache novels A single twist of fate puts a servant girl to work in Queen Victoria's royal kitchen, setting off a suspenseful, historical...
Her royal spyness
Bowen, Rhys
Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie, 34th in line for the throne, is flat broke. She's bolted Scotland, her greedy brother, and her fish-faced betrothed for London. The place where she'll experience freedom, learn life lessons aplenty, do a bit of spying for HRH - oh, and find a dead Frenchman...
Red rising
Brown, Pierce
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, BUZZFEED, GOODREADS AND SHELF AWARENESS Pierce Brown's heart-pounding debut is the first book in a spectacular series that combines the drama of Game of...
Ink and bone
Caine, Rachel
Magical spells and riots abound in this epic new YA series from the bestselling author of the Morganville Vampires series.
Everyone brave is forgiven
Cleave, Chris
My sister's grave
Dugoni, Robert
Tracy Crosswhite has spent twenty years questioning the facts surrounding her sister Sarah’s disappearance and the murder trial that followed. She doesn’t believe that Edmund House — a convicted rapist and the man condemned for Sarah’s murder — is the guilty party....
The bride test
Hoang, Helen
For fans of The Love Hypothesis! From the critically acclaimed author of The Kiss Quotient comes a romantic novel about love that crosses international borders and all boundaries of the heart...
Keeper of lost things, the
Hogan, Ruth
*THE PERFECT UP-LIT SUMMER READ, RECOMMENDED BY THOUSANDS OF READERS* THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER & WINNER OF THE RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB 'One of the most charming novels either of us has read. Don't lose it. Keep it' Richard & Judy<...
Evvie Drake starts over
Holmes, Linda
A thousand splendid suns
Hosseini, Khaled.
This is the story of an unusual and lifelong friendship between two Afghan women, spanning from the idyllic mid 1950s to post-September 11 Kabul. Bound by tragedy and fate, by political circumstance and custom, the two women live through the Soviet war, the harrowing days of the Afghan civil war and...
Then she was gone
Jewell, Lisa
A New York Times Bestselling AuthorA LibraryReads PickTen years after her teenage daughter disappears, a woman crosses paths with a charming single father whose young child feels eerily familiar. The unanswered questions she's tried so hard to put to rest begin to haunt Laurel anew. Did Ellie really...
Bird box
Malerman, Josh
NOW A MAJOR FILM IF YOU'VE SEEN WHAT'S OUT THERE... IT'S ALREADY TOO LATE Malorie raises the children the only way she can: indoors, with the doors locked, the curtains closed, and mattresses nailed over the windows. The children...
One plus one
Moyes, Jojo
The beautiful, poignant and utterly compelling No. 1 bestseller from the author of ME BEFORE YOU, STILL ME and THE GIVER OF STARS 'An uplifting, charming, life-affirming tale that you won't want to put down' HEAT _________ ...
Dear Edward
Napolitano, Ann
A heart-wrenching, life-affirming novel alternating between the story of the passengers aboard an airplane hurtling toward a deadly crash and the coming of age of the flight's only survivor, a 12-year-old boy. One summer morning, Flight 2977 takes off from Newark Airport headed for Los...
The Switch
O'leary, Beth
Eileen is sick of being 79.Leena's tired of life in her twenties.Maybe it's time they swapped places...When overachiever Leena Cotton is ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, she escapes to her grandmother Eileen's house for some...
Where the crawdads sing
Owens, Delia
OVER 12 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE A NUMBER ONE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER For years, rumours of the 'Marsh Girl' have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews...
Behind closed doors
Paris, B. A.
'A hair-raising debut, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS is both unsettling and addictive, as I raced through the pages to find out Grace's fate. A chilling thriller that will keep you reading long into the night.'--Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of The Good...
Trail of lightning
Roanhorse, Rebecca
One of the Time 100 Best Fantasy Books Of All Time 2019 LOCUS AWARD WINNER, BEST FIRST NOVEL 2019 HUGO AWARD FINALIST, BEST NOVEL Nebula Award Finalist for Best Novel One of Bustle's Top 20 "landmark sci-fi and...
Lemon sisters
Shalvis, Jill
'Perfect, feel-good fiction' Sarah Morgan 'Full of Shalvis' signature verve and wit; it touches on sisterhood and forgiveness while also serving up plenty of romance. The perfect beach read for any romance reader' Booklist
Scythe
Shusterman, Neal
In a perfect world, what is there left to fear? A chilling and thought-provoking sci-fi novel from New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman. A dark, gripping and witty thriller in which the only thing humanity has control over is death. In a world where disease, war and crime have been...
The bookish life of Nina Hill
Waxman, Abbi
*The hilarious new novel from Abbi Waxman - I WAS TOLD IT WOULD GET EASIER - is available now* Abbi Waxman's charming novel follows introvert and bookworm Nina Hill as she discovers if real life can ever live up to fiction... Shortlisted for...
The Martian
Weir, Andy
_________________________ A survival story for the 21st century and the international bestseller behind the major film from Ridley Scott, starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain. I'm stranded on Mars. I have no way to communicate with...

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