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Jaguar Trials

Jaguar Trials

Another rip-roaring adventure from Ruth Eastham, the author of the SGS book awards short-listed ‘Arrowhead’, who recently visited Steyning Grammar School and gave a great presentation to Year 7. The Jaguar Trials is a fast-paced adventure set in the Amazon, following...

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I Saw a Man

I Saw a Man

Owen Sheers is a Welsh author, poet and playwright, and is Professor of Creativity at Swansea University. 'I Saw a Man' is his third novel, following his debut 'Resistance', which he also adapted into a feature film, and his novella 'White Ravens'. He has also...

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The Bees

The Bees

The Bees – Laline Paull– 4th Estate £8.99 As astonishing debut novel, deservedly garnering critical acclaim and award shortlist nominations, from British playwright Laline Paull, who resides in East Sussex. Flora 717 is born into the lowest ‘kin’ (caste) of her Hive....

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The Midnight Dress

The Midnight Dress

The Midnight Dress by Karen Foxlee  Hot Key Books £7.99 Another story that adds to the dramatic tension by starting at the end. This book was originally ordered by us for a customer who wanted to check whether it was suitable for her 10 year old daughter, who had...

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Missing Microbes

Missing Microbes

Missing Microbes by Martin Blaser. One World Publications £8.99 A terrifying and timely examination of antibiotic resistance and what can be done to halt it. In 2014 the World Health Organization issued the grim warning that we are on the cusp of a ‘post-antibiotic...

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Flood of Fire

Flood of Fire

Flood of Fire Amitav Ghosh John Murray £20 It is 1839, and in British India, there are fortunes to be made by exporting Indian opium to China. But tensions are mounting as the Chinese Emperor realises the damage that the drug is doing to the population. With...

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At Hawthorn Time

At Hawthorn Time

At Hawthorn Time by Melissa Harrison pub Bloomsbury £16.99 This story begins at the end with a scene showing a long straight road running through the fields to a little village called Lodeshill. On the road two cars lie wrecked - one wheel, upturned, still spins. A...

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Breakfast – Morning, noon and night by Fern Green.

Breakfast – Morning, noon and night by Fern Green.

Breakfast - Morning, Noon & Night by Fern Green. Hardie Grant £18.99 We are spoilt for choice with new cookery books this month, with delicious looking Asian and Thai recipe books just in, but this one has to take the crumpet! Breakfast, that sorely neglected...

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Wolf Border

Wolf Border

The Wolf Border by Sarah Hall Faber £14.99 Rachel Caine is returning to home to Cumbria from her job monitoring wolves in Idaho for the first time in six years. The Earl of Annerdale, rich and eccentric, is determined to have the country’s best wolf expert working on...

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Coastlines

Coastlines

Patrick Barkham is a nature writer and Guardian journalist, and is the author of two previous critically acclaimed books, ‘The Butterfly Isles’ and ‘Badgerlands’. ‘Coastlines’ traces the story of the most beautiful areas of the British coast, preserved for us by the...

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