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Danny, The Champion Of The World by Roald Dahl (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

: "My father, without the slightest doubt, was the most marvellous and exciting father any boy ever had". Danny feels very lucky. He adores his life with his father, living in a gypsy caravan,... read more


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The Separation by Christopher Priest (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Christopher Priest excels at rethinking SF themes, lifting them above genre expectations into his own tricky, chilling, metaphysically dangerous territory. The Separation suggests an alternate... read more


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The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out Of The Window And Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

It all starts on the one-hundredth birthday of Allan Karlsson. Sitting quietly in his room in an old people’s home, he is waiting for the party he-never-wanted-anyway to begin. The Mayor is going to... read more


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The Girl Who Saved The King Of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

As delightfully wry and witty as his bestselling debut, ‘The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared’, this is a tale of how one woman’s attempt to change her future ended up... read more


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The Tales Of Beedle The Bard, Standard Edition by J. K. Rowling (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a Wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers’ attention in the book known as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.  Now, thanks to Hermione Granger’s new... read more


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The Shining by Stephen King (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Ghostly bursts of plaster dust. A low, rhythmic sound in the background: Red rum-RED RUM-red rum-RED RUM. A sense of something evil swirling inward on itself, like a whirlpool of black ectoplasmic... read more


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Glasshopper by Isabel Ashdown (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Portsmouth, 1984. Thirteen-year-old Jake's world is unravelling as his father and older brother leave home, and his mother plunges into alcoholic freefall.Despite his turbulent home life, Jake is an... read more


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Plan B by Emily Barr (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Emma adores living in Brighton, but she loves Matt more. When he suggests they buy the perfect farmhouse in the south of France, she reluctantly agrees, even though he continues commuting to London... read more


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Vanity Of Duluoz: Modern Classic: The Adventurous Education Of A Young Man (Flamingo Modern Classics) by Jack Kerouac (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

The tale of Kerouac's alter-ego, Vanity of Duluoz presents Jack Duluoz's high school experiences as a sporting jock in Massachusetts and his time at Columbia University on a football scholarship.... read more


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Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

David Sedaris became a star autobiographer on public radio, onstage in New York, and on bestseller lists, mostly on the strength of Santaland Diaries a scathing, hilarious account of his stint as a... read more


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Glittering Images by Susan Howatch (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

It is the 1930s, and Charles Ashworth is dispatched by the Archbishop of Canterbury to learn the truth about the flamboyant Bishop of Starbridge, Adam Alexander Jardine, and his mousy wife. Do... read more


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The Year Of Taking Chances by Lucy Diamond (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Because love is always worth the risk...It's New Year's Eve, and Gemma and Spencer Bailey are throwing a house party. There's music, dancing, champagne and all their best friends under one roof. It's... read more


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About A Boy by Nick Hornby (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

About a Boy is Nick Hornby's comic and heart-warming million-copy bestseller 'How cool was Will Freeman?'Too cool! At thirty-six, he's as hip as a teenager. He's single, child-free, goes to the right... read more


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Three Wishes by Liane Moriarty (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Lyn, Cat, and Gemma Kettle, beautiful thirty-three-year-old triplets, seem to attract attention everywhere they go. Whenever they're together, laughter, drama, and mayhem seem to follow. But apart,... read more


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We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

'This generation's The Stand. . . at once troubling, uplifting, scary and heart-wrenching' Andrew Smith, author of Grasshopper Jungle Before, we let ourselves be defined by labels - the athlete, the... read more


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Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

In Stalin's Soviet Union, crime does not exist. But still millions live in fear. The mere suspicion of disloyalty to the State, the wrong word at the wrong time, can send an innocent person to his... read more


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I Was Here by Gayle Forman (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

A brand-new, heartwrenching novel from the bestselling author of If I Stay, Gayle FormanThis characteristically powerful novel follows eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds in the months following her best... read more


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The Book Of Tomorrow by Cecelia Ahern (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

From the author of the New York Times bestseller P.S. I Love You comes an "engrossing new novel . . . filled with family secrets, intrigue, and magic aplenty" (Booklist). Born into the lap of... read more


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Kiss Me First by Lottie Moggach (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

A chilling and intense first novel, the story of a solitary young woman drawn into an online world run by a charismatic web guru who entices her into impersonating a glamorous but desperate woman. ... read more


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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

The Kite Runner of Khaled Hosseini's deeply moving fiction debut is an illiterate Afghan boy with an uncanny instinct for predicting exactly where a downed kite will land. Growing up in the city of... read more