Category:

 Fiction

Series:Great Lives

The bestselling life of one of America's founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, which became the basis for the hugely successful Broadway show Hamilton. Alexander Hamilton was an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean who overcame all the odds to become George Wa... read more

Alexander Hamilton

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Reading Level:General Adult

Award-winning romance author Sophia Nash makes her women's fiction debut with a beautifully crafted, funny, and life-affirming story set in the Atlantic seaside region of France, as one woman returns to France to sell her family home ... read more

Whispering in French : A Novel of the French Countryside

Category:

 Fiction Crime

Series:The Detective Club

Ngaio Marsh's bestselling and ingenious third novel remains one of the most popular pieces of crime fiction of all time. I assure you that if the opportunity presented itself I should have no hesitation in putting you out of the ... read more

The Nursing Home Murder: A Detective Story Club Classic Crime Novel

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

The bestselling Australian novel of all time, THORN BIRDS is the sweeping saga of three generations of the Cleary family. Stoic matriarch Fee, her devoted husband, Paddy, and their headstrong daughter, Meggie, experience joy, sadness and magnificent triumph in the cruel Au... read more

The Thorn Birds

Category:

 Fiction

Series:Aubrey/Maturin series
Awards:Winner of Heywood Hill Literary Prize 1995.

Set sail for the read of your life ...Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin tales are widely acknowledged to be the greatest series of historical novels ever written. Master and Commander is the first of Patrick O'Brian's now famous Aubrey/Maturin novels, regarded ... read more

Master and Commander (Aubrey / Maturin #1)

Category:

 Fiction

Series:The Flashman papers

Harry Flashman: the unrepentant bully of Tom Brown's schooldays, now with a Victoria Cross, has three main talents -- horsemanship, facility with foreign languages and fornication. A reluctant military hero, Flashman plays a key part in most of the defining milit... read more

The Flashman (The Flashman Papers #1)

Category:

 Fiction Classics

Series:Flamingo Modern Classics

Ray Bradbury's internationally acclaimed novel "Fahrenheit 451"is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future.
Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires... read more

Fahrenheit 451

Category:

 Fiction Classics

Awards:Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 1997. Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for Best of the Bestsellers 1998 and BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Winner of the 1997 Booker Prize. The richly exotic story of the childhood the twins Esthappen and Rahel craft for themselves amongst India's vats of banana jam and mountains of peppercorns. Repackaged as part of the 2008 Perennial fiction promotion. More magical than M... read more

The God of Small Things

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Reading Level:General Adult
Awards:Winner of British Book Awards: TV & Film Book of the Year 2007.

The classic bestseller - over a million copies sold worldwide High fashion, low cunning - and the boss from hell When Andrea first sets foot in the plush Manhattan offices of Runway she knows nothing. She's never heard of the world's most fashionable magazine, or its... read more

The Devil Wears Prada

Category:

 Fiction Crime

Series:Harper Perennial Modern Classics

A classic memoir of prison breaks and adventure -- a bestselling phenomenon of the 1960s Papillon) was sent to the penal colony of French Guiana. Forty-two days after his arrival he made his first break, travelling a thousand gruelling miles in an open boat. Recaptured, he suffered a so... read more

Papillon

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Awards:Winner of Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction 2007. Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Best Read of the Year 2007 and James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction) 2007 and Independent Booksellers' Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2007 and Orange Youth Panel Prize 2010.

The sweeping novel from the author of Purple Hibiscus, is winner of the Orange Prize, and of the Commonwealth Writers Award. This highly anticipated novel from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is set in Nigeria during the 1960s, at the time of a vicious civil war in which ... read more

Half of a Yellow Sun

Category:

 Fiction Historical

Reading Level:General Adult

An international bestseller with over two million copies sold, this is a story of an artist's desire for beauty and the ultimate corruption of innocence. 17th Century Holland. When Griet becomes a maid in the household of Johannes Vermeer in the town of Delft, s... read more

Girl With a Pearl Earring