The original bestselling magical animal series, perfect for fans of Magic Animal Friends and Rainbow Magic. Flame is heir to the Lion throne but though powerful he is not yet strong enough to stand up to the evil uncle who is trying to claim the throne. Flame must hide in the human world as a kitten but can't stay in any place for too long. Flame travels from place to place in various kitten guises using his own special brand of magic to help children who need it along the way... Lisa isn't happy that she has to stay with her aunt in the cou... + Read More
This product is a poster-sized (35 in. x 18-1/2 in.) version of the Autonomic Nervous System table that appears in Babette Rothschild’s The Body Remembers, Volume 2.
Series: 13 Reasons WhyPaperbackJay Asher9780451479327$11.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12Jun 27, 2017
The #1 New York Times and international bestseller. Featuring cover art from the Netflix original series executive produced by Selena Gomez, with exclusive interviews and photos inside!You can’t stop the future. You can’t rewind the past.The only way to learn the secret…is to press play.Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker—his classmate and crush—who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah’s voice tells him t... + Read More
Series: Country GirlsPaperbackEdna O'Brien9780571340736$21.99FICTION Aug 22, 2017
Edna O’Brien’s wonderful, wild and moving novel shocked the nation on its publication in 1960. Adapted for the stage by the author, The Country Girls, the play, is a highly theatrical and free-flowing telling of this classic coming of age story. This new edition of The Country Girls was published to coincide with its UK premiere at Chichester Festival Theatre in June 2017.
I’m just as good as bloody Pierrepoint. In his small pub in Oldham, Harry is something of a local celebrity. But what’s the second-best hangman in England to do on the day they’ve abolished hanging? Amongst the cub reporters and sycophantic pub regulars, dying to hear Harry’s reaction to the news, a peculiar stranger lurks, with a very different motive for his visit. Don’t worry. I may have my quirks but I’m not an animal. Or am I? One for the courts to discuss. Martin McDonagh’s Hangmen premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in Septe... + Read More
Series: TerrorPaperbackFerdinand Schirach9780571340750$21.99DRAMA Aug 29, 2017
Guilty or not guilty? Enter the courtroom, hear the evidence, make your judgement. A hijacked plane is heading towards a packed football stadium. Ignoring orders to the contrary, a fighter pilot shoots down the plane killing 164 people to save 70,000. Put on trial and charged with murder, the fate of the pilot is placed in the audience’s hands. Ferdinand von Schirach’s Terror, in a translation by David Tushingham, received its UK Premiere at the Lyric Hammersmith, London, in June 2017.
Series: Ultimate Fidget SpinnerTricks and ChallengesPaperbackPuffin9780241329283$10.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7Jul 25, 2017
This ultimate fidget spinner guide has over 80 step-by-step tricks and challenges to try with your fidget spinner! Impress your friends with loads of tips on improving your balance and spin skills, ways to convince teachers to let you use them in class, the Fidget Spinner Games and a whole lot more! Prove yourself to be the utimate spin master by challenging your friends to epic spin battles and record your results inside!
Series: Meet Me at DawnPaperbackZinnie Harris9780571341245$21.99PERFORMING ARTS Sep 26, 2017
Two women wash up on a distant shore following a violent boating accident. Dazed by their experience, they look for a path home. But they discover that this unfamiliar land is not what it seems – and that, though they may be together, they have never been further apart. Unflinchingly honest and tenderly lyrical, Meet Me at Dawn is a modern fable exploring the triumph of everyday love, the mystery of grief, and the temptation to become lost in a fantasy future that will never be. Meet Me at Dawn by Zinnie Harris premiered at the Traverse Theatr... + Read More
Series: Opera for EverybodyThe Story of English National OperaPaperbackSusie Gilbert9780571224944$42.95MUSIC Sep 26, 2017
Susie Gilbert traces the development of ENO from its earliest origins in the darkest Victorian slums of the Cut, where it was conceived as a vehicle of social reform, through two world wars, and via Sadler’s Wells to its great glory days at the Coliseum and beyond. Setting the company’s artistic achievements within the wider context of social and political attitudes to the arts and the ever-changing theatrical style, Gilbert provides a vivid cultural history of this unique institution’s 150 years. Inspired by the idealism of Lilian Baylis, the ... + Read More
SOON TO BE A NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL MINISERIES—ABC News’ Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz shares remarkable tales of heroism, hope, and heartbreak in her account of “Black Sunday”—a battle during one of the deadliest periods of the Iraq War.The First Cavalry Division came under surprise attack in Sadr City on Sunday April 4, 2004. Over 7,000 miles away, their families awaited the news for forty-eight hellish hours—expecting the worst. In this powerful, unflinching account, Martha Raddatz takes readers from the streets of B... + Read More
Series: Turtles All the Way DownHardcoverJohn Green9780525555360$25.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14Oct 10, 2017
The wait is over! John Green, the #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars, is back.It all begins with a fugitive billionaire and the promise of a cash reward.Turtles All the Way Down is about lifelong friendship, the intimacy of an unexpected reunion, Star Wars fan fiction, and tuatara. But at its heart is Aza Holmes, a young woman navigating daily existence within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.In his long-awaited return, John Green shares Aza’s story with shattering, unflinching clarity.
What gives you joy?This beautiful journal from His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu gives you all the space you need to notice and record what gives you joy. Arranged as a 365-day companion, it prompts you with inspiring quotes from The Book of Joy to help transform their joy practices into an enduring way of life. It is the perfect companion for The Book of Joy’s many passionate readers as well as the perfect gift for anyone looking to live a more joyful. Share the joy!
This companion to the instant New York Times bestseller The Book of Joy guides journalers with inspiring quotes from the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Tutu to help them find joy in their own lives.In The Book of Joy, two great spiritual masters, Nobel laureates, and dear friends met for a landmark discussion on how we can live with joy even in the face of adversity. His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu shared their personal stories of struggle and renewal as well as the joy practices they use themselves every day. Now this elegan... + Read More
Series: Billy and the MinpinsHardcoverRoald Dahl9780141377506$22.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 9Oct 24, 2017
A BRAND-NEW EDITION, ILLUSTRATED BY QUENTIN BLAKE FOR THE FIRST TIME. Pre-order now to complete your collection in time for Roald Dahl Day, September 2017. Billy’s mum says he must never go out through the garden gate and explore the dark forest beyond. So, one day, that’s exactly what he does! There he meets the Minpins, tiny tree-dwelling people whose children are the size of matchsticks. They live in fear of the terrible, galloping GRUNCHER. Will it gobble Billy too - or can he find a way to defeat the hungry beast? From Matilda to Cha... + Read More
Series: Release the batsA Pocket Guide to Writing Your Way Out of ItPaperbackDbc Pierre9780571329281$19.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 24, 2017
A guide to writing fiction by the Booker Prize-winning author of Vernon God Little. Part biography, part reflection and part practical guide, Release the Bats explores the mysteries of why and how we tell stories, and the craft of writing fiction. DBC Pierre reveals everything he learned the hard way.
Heartless, mechanical cruelty meets dogged human courage and perseverance! In the aftermath of the events in James Cameron’s The Terminator (1984), John Connor sends a strike team into the past to destroy Cyberdyne, the company that will eventually create the world-controlling computer Skynet. But the machines counter by sending a team of Terminators to block the attempt—turning Los Angeles into a war zone! Before Terminator 2: Judgment Day or any of the other film sequels, Dark Horse Comics carried the torch for the Terminator saga, creating... + Read More
The Forward Book of Poetry 2018 showcases a selection of the best contemporary poetry published in the British Isles over the last year, including the winners of 2017’s prestigious Forward Prizes for Poetry. It is introduced by Andrew Marr, chairman of the Forward Prizes judges. Their final recommendations give a strong sense of the variety, vitality and wit of poetry today, making this anthology - the 26th in an annual series - valuable to both first-time poetry readers and those keen to find more new poetry to enjoy.
Series: Mages of MystraliaPaperbackBrian Clevinger9781506705873$14.99COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Feb 13, 2018
Mages of Mystralia ties into the highly anticipated video game from Borealys Games and is written by Eisner-award nominee Brian Clevinger, with art by Carey Pietsch, and based on a story by Forgotten Realms® creator Ed Greenwood! When a deadly plague spreads through the kingdom of Mystralia and kills the reigning monarchs, an inexperienced young mage ascends the throne. Desperate for knowledge of the highest forms of magic and hungry for power, he becomes a bloodthirsty tyrant. His own four battle captains step up to oppose him, but will they s... + Read More
Series: Homo DeusA Brief History of TomorrowPaperbackYuval Noah Harari9780771038709$23.00HISTORY Oct 31, 2017
From the author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind comes an extraordinary folllow-up that explores the future of the human species. Now available as a trade paperback.Humans today enjoy unprecedented levels of power and an increasingly god-like status. The great epidemics of the past - famine, plague and war - no longer control our lives. We are the only species in history that has single-handedly changed the entire planet, and we can no longer blame a higher being for our fate.But as our gods take a back seat... + Read More
Series: SHADOW OPS: REAWAKENINGSiege LinePaperbackMyke Cole9780425269664$10.99FICTION Oct 31, 2017
A high-octane, action-packed follow-up to Javelin Rain, set in the same mind-blowing military fantasy world of the acclaimed Shadow Ops series.The Gemini Cell took everything from James Schweitzer: his family, his career as a Navy SEAL, even his life. Hounded across the country, Schweitzer knows the only way he can ever stop running, the only way his son can ever be safe, is to take the fight to the enemy and destroy the Cell once and for all.But the Cell won’t be easily destroyed. Out of control and fighting a secret war with the government it... + Read More
In his first long-form fiction since Beautiful You in 2014, the author of Fight Club and Choke delivers another biting social satire in this riches-to-rags novella! This hardcover edition features beautiful colorable illustrations by Steve Morris (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), who worked on Palahnuik’s Bait: Off-Color Stories for You to Color, and Mike Norton (Revival, Battlepug), with a cover by another Bait collaborator, Duncan Fegredo (Hellboy). Legacy is sure to engage readers with its boundary pushing story-telling while challenging their cre... + Read More
A complete and in-depth look at the art of the newest Star Trek trilogy. Covering the creation of Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness and Star Trek Beyond, this lavish art book contains never-before-seen concept art and designs, as well as interviews with the key creatives who helped bring these exciting movies to life on the big screen.
Series: The Daily Stoic Journal366 Days of Writing and Reflection on the Art of LivingHardcoverRyan Holiday9780525534396$36.00BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Nov 14, 2017
From the team that created the USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller The Daily Stoic, an elegant journal to help readers apply the stoic principles of wisdom and virtue in today’s tumultuous world.Ryan Holiday has led the popular revival of stoicism since 2014, with his acclaimed bestsellers The Obstacle is the Way, Ego is the Enemy, and—in partnership with Stephen Hanselman—The Daily Stoic. The latter offered powerful quotations, fresh anecdotes, and insightful commentary about the wisdom of Epictetus, Seneca, and Marcus Aurelius.Now Ho... + Read More
A definitive new collection featuring all of the previously published Sookie Stackhouse stories, along with a new introduction from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the series.Return to Bon Temps, Louisiana, with these reader favorites featuring spunky telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse and her paranormal friends:“Fairy Dust”—from Powers of Detection and A Touch of Dead“One Word Answer”—from Bite and A Touch of Dead“Dracula Night”—from Many Bloody Returns and A Touch of Dead“Lucky”—from Unusual Suspects and A Touch of Dead“Gift Wr... + Read More
A treat for Harry Hill fans! Britain’s favourite comedian, Harry Hill, loves jokes so much that he has put together a side-splitting joke book for all the family. Containing Harry’s favourite jokes picked from the world’s joke archive, it also features jokes written by Harry, including some brand-new ones written specially for this book. Warning: now even funnier! Contains new section of hilarious readers’ jokes’
Series: MythosA Retelling of the Myths of Ancient GreecePaperbackStephen Fry9780718188740$27.00HISTORY Dec 12, 2017
The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney.They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA of the West. You’ll fall in love with Zeus, marvel at the birth of Athena, wince at Cronus and Gaia’s revenge on Ouranos, weep with King Midas and hunt with the beautiful and ferocious Artemis.Spellbinding, informative and moving, Stephen Fry’s Mythos perfectly captures these stories for th... + Read More
Series: SurvivorsExtraordinary Tales From The Wild And BeyondPaperbackDavid Long9780571339662$20.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7Nov 28, 2017
Winner of the Best Book With Facts Blue Peter Book Award 2017 Beautifully presented in a large, paperback format, and fully illustrated in colour throughout, this wonderful anthology is a treat for all the family. Be shocked and amazed by these incredible real-life stories of extreme survival, including… The Man Who Sucked Blood from a Shark, a sailor who survived for 133 days on a raft in the Atlantic when his ship was torpedoed, using shark’s blood in place of fresh water. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky, a teenager who fell 2 miles from... + Read More
A bilingual collection of poetry from pioneering scholar in Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism, Gershom Scholem. With this volume, Scholem’s work reaches beyond the confines of the academy and enters a literary dialogue with writers and philosophers like Walter Benjamin and Hans Jonas. Gershom Scholem’s Greetings From Angelus contains dark, lucid political poems about Zionism and assimilation, parodies of German and Jewish philosophers, and poems to writers and friends such as Walter Benjamin, Hans Jonas, Ingeborg Bachmann, S. Y. Agnon, among others... + Read More
Series: The Sleep of ReasonThe James Bulger CasePaperbackDavid James Smith9780571340569$19.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Dec 26, 2017
Friday, 12th February, 1993. Two outwardly unremarkable ten-year-old boys began the day by playing truant and ended it running an errand for the local video shop. In between they abducted and killed a two-year-old boy, James Bulger. In search of an explanation, award-winning journalist David James Smith looks behind the misinformation, misunderstanding and sensational reporting to an exact account of the events of that day. A sensitive and definitive account, The Sleep of Reason achieves a unique understanding of the James Bulger case, and come... + Read More
Series: Believe It to Achieve ItOvercome Your Doubts, Let Go of the Past, and Unlock Your Full PotentialHardcoverBrian Tracy9780143131083$30.00SELF-HELP Dec 26, 2017
From the bestselling author of Eat That Frog!, a motivational guide to using the Psychology of Achievement to banish negative thoughts and behaviors and unlock your full potential for success.Letting go of negative thoughts is one of the most important steps to living a successful, fulfilling life, but also often the most difficult. In this practical, research-based guide, bestselling authors Brian Tracy and psychotherapist Christina Stein present their “Psychology of Achievement” program to help you identify and overcome detrimental patterns a... + Read More
Series: How Soon is Now?The Madmen and Mavericks who made Independent Music 1975-2005PaperbackRichard King9780571340217$27.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Dec 26, 2017
‘If you look at all the people involved – Ivo, Tony Wilson, McGee, Geoff Travis, myself – nobody had a clue about running a record company, and that was the best thing about it.’ Daniel Miller, Mute Records One of the most tangible aftershocks of punk was its prompt to individuals: do it yourself. A generation was inspired, and often with no planning or business sense, in bedrooms, record-shop back offices and sheds, labels such as Factory, Rough Trade, Mute, Beggars Banquet, 4AD, Creation, Warp and Domino began. From humble beginnings, some of... + Read More
From the author of the “lyrical and compelling” (USA Today) novel A Good American, the powerful story of the unintended consequences that friendship, hope, and obsession impose on two families in crisis.Haverford, Maine, is a town that’s easy to overlook. So is Robert Carter, an eighth-grader who’s been a target for the class bully. That is, until the first day of school when a new kid appears: Nathan Tilly. Nathan is fearless, impetuous, and obsessed with kites and flying. As Robert and Nathan become friends, they’re drawn into each other’s wo... + Read More
Series: The WanderersPaperbackMeg Howrey9780399574641$22.00FICTION Jan 02, 2018
A brilliantly inventive novel about three astronauts training for the first-ever mission to Mars, an experience that will push the boundary between real and unreal, test their relationships, and leave each of them—and their families—changed forever.“A transcendent, cross-cultural, and cross planetary journey into the mysteries of space and self…. Howrey’s expansive vision left me awestruck.”—Ruth OzekiIn an age of space exploration, we search to find ourselves.In four years, aerospace giant Prime Space will put the first humans on Mars. Helen K... + Read More
Series: First LightPaperbackBill Rancic9781101982297$22.00FICTION Jan 02, 2018
From beloved entrepreneur and reality-TV star Bill Rancic, a moving novel about love, family, and survival against all odds, now in paperback. Set amid the deep, wild woods of the Yukon, First Light tells the story of Daniel Albrecht and Kerry Egan, a young couple just beginning their life together: in love, engaged, and, as Kerry soon discovers, expecting their first child. While they are flying home from a work trip in Alaska to plan their wedding back home in Chicago, both engines of their plane catch fire and send the plane careening into a... + Read More
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