Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

The palm trees give the street a holiday atmosphere. There must be something in the soil they like. They have straight leaves that get a bit ragged, with split ends. At night you hear them rattling in the wind. The narrator of Dublin Palms has returned to Dublin to set up home with his partner He... read more

Dublin Palms

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Series:The Restless Years

Bestselling author Deborah Challinor returns with a spellbinding novel about a woman living in Sydney's notorious King's Cross in 1964.
Polly Manaia is living in Sydney's notorious Kings Cross, working as an exotic dancer. She's d... read more

The Jacaranda House (The Restless Years #3)

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

In this highly entertaining novel, Edith Wharton is variously reimagined- as a host in the afterlife, a historical figure in a modern novella, and as an elusive presence in the pages of her own writing. But when a lifelong secret is exposed, it's alm... read more

The Night of All Souls

This is a story for anyone who has ever felt like they don't belong. 'I really enjoyed this book ... great observational comic gems within a fast moving story full of the reality of despair and hope in everyone's lives' MIRANDA HART 'Keep the tissues clos... read more

The Other Half of Augusta Hope

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

A gripping new psychological thriller from No. 1 international bestseller and Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg
All that glitters...
People would kill to have Faye von Essen's life. She lives in an ultra-swanky apartment in the most exclusive area of Sto... read more

The Gilded Cage

Tessa Keswick first travelled to China in 1982 and immediately fell in love with its history, culture and landscape. Over the next thirty years, she travelled extensively in China, visiting its temples and landmarks, the sites of its most famous battles, a... read more

The Colour of the Sky after Rain

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

'The book everyone will be talking about' Louise O'Neill 'A package of dynamite' Stephen King
An era-defining novel about the relationship between a fifteen-year-old girl and her teacher
Vanessa Wye was fifteen-years-old when she first had sex with her English ... read more

My Dark Vanessa

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Reading Level:near fine

Everything is sad and funny and nothing is anything else 2000ft Above Worry Level begins on the sad part of the internet and ends at the top of a cliff face. This episodic novel is piloted by a young, anhedonic, gentle, slightly disassociated man. He has no money.... read more

2000ft Above Worry Level

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Awards:   

A book about the power of love and resistance from New York Times bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed.
YES: Jamie Goldberg is cool with volunteering for his local state senate candidate--as long as he's behind the scenes. When it comes to speaki... read more

Yes No Maybe So

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Awards:   

*** Memento meets Sharp Objects in this superb thriller from the bestselling author of Something in the Water, a 2019 Richard & Judy Book Club pick *** '
Original, ingenious and utterly gripping, with characters you'll really care about as they race... read more

Mr Nobody

Category:

 Fiction Contemporary

Awards:     

In the bestselling tradition of THE GIRL FROM MUNICH and THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ, an extraordinary tale based on the true story of how the author's mother survived World War II against all odds.
In 1946 two young Hungarian refugees arrive in Napl... read more

The Light after the War

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