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Nicholls, David, 1966-2024
Books, Manuscripts
Marnie is stuck. Stuck working alone in her London flat, stuck battling the long afternoons and a life that increasingly feels like it's passing her by. Michael is coming undone. Reeling from his wife's departure, increasingly reclusive, taking himself on long, solitary walks across the moors and...
[6 copies, 0 available, 6 reserves]
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Norah's ark

Williamson, Victoria (Children's author)2023
Books, Manuscripts
Norah Day lives in temporary accommodation, relies on foodbanks for dinner, and doesn't have a mum. But she's happy enough, as she has a dad and a mini zoo of rescued wildlife to care for. Adam Sinclair lives with his parents in a nice house with a private tutor and everything he could ever want....
[2 copies, 1 available]
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The once and future witches

Harrow, Alix E.2021
Books, Manuscripts
In 1893, there's no such thing as witches. There used to be, in the wild, dark days before the burnings began, but now witching is nothing but tidy charms and nursery rhymes. If the modern woman wants any measure of power, she must find it at the ballot box. But when the three Eastwood sisters jo...
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The secrets of sunshine

Patrick, Phaedra2020
Books, Manuscripts
Single dad Mitchell Fisher has said a firm goodbye to romance. He relishes his job cutting off the padlocks that couples fasten to his hometown's famous 'love story' bridge. Only his young daughter Poppy knows that behind his prickly veneer, Mitchell is deeply lonely - and he still grieves the lo...
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Before Mars

Newman, Emma, 1976-2019
Books, Manuscripts
After months of travel, Anna Kubrin finally arrives on Mars for her new job as a geologist and de facto artist-in-residence. Already she feels like she is losing the connection with her husband and baby at home on Earth - and she'll be on Mars for over a year. Throwing herself into her work, she ...
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Parable of the sower

Butler, Octavia E.2019
Books, Manuscripts
Set in a California where civilisation has all but broken down and poverty and unspeakable violence are the norm, this is a horrifying vision of what might be. Teenage Lauren knows there must be a better way to live and invents a new religion.
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Wyntertide

Caldecott, Andrew2019
Books, Manuscripts
The town of Rotherweird has been independent from the rest of England for 400 years - to protect a deadly secret. Sir Veronal Slickstone is dead, his bid to exploit that secret consigned to dust, leaving Rotherweird to resume its abnormal normality after the travails of the summer - but someone i...
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Bright ruin

James, Vic2018
Books, Manuscripts
In a world where the lower classes must endure ten years of forced service to a magical aristocracy, a revolution is brewing that will transform - or destroy - the world. But not everyone will be saved.
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Rotherweird

Caldecott, Andrew2018
Books, Manuscripts
Twelve children, gifted far beyond their years, have been banished by their queen and given sanctuary at Rotherweird. Some say they are the golden generation; some say the devil's spawn. But everyone knows there is something to be revered - and feared. Four and a half centuries on, the town of Ro...
[2 copies, 2 available]
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Tarnished city

James, Vic2017
Books, Manuscripts
A corrupted city. A dark dream of power. Luke is a prisoner, condemned for a murder he didn't commit. Abi is a fugitive, desperate to free him before magic breaks his mind. But as the Jardines tighten their grip on a turbulent Britain, brother and sister face a fight greater than their own. New a...
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Bonkers : my life in laughs

Saunders, Jennifer2014
Books, Manuscripts
Jennifer Saunders' brilliant comic creations have brought joy to millions for three decades. From 'Comic Strip' to 'Comic Relief', from Bolly-swilling Edina in 'Absolutely Fabulous' to Meryl Streep in 'Mamma Mia', her characters are household names. But it's Jennifer herself who has a place in al...
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To kill a mockingbird

Lee, Harper2010
Books, Manuscripts
'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird'. This is a lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of the story - a black man charged with raping a white girl in the 30s.
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