Fiction Book Of The Month
The President is Missing. The world is in shock. But the reason he's missing is much worse than anyone can imagine. There are rumours of cyberterror and espionage, could it be someone in the cabinet? With details only a President could know, and the kind of suspense only James Patterson can deliver, this book will keep you gripped. Full of political authenticity paired with the story-telling power of Patterson this book is an exciting collaboration that will quickly move to the top of your to-read pile.
“The dream team delivers big time … Clinton’s insider secrets and Patterson’s storytelling genius make this the political thriller of the decade.” - Lee Child
“A high-octane collaboration... the addictive qualities are undeniable” - Daily Telegraph
Non-Fiction Book Of The Month
I Am, I Am, I Am is a memoir with a difference - the unputdownable story of an extraordinary woman's life and near-death experiences. Insightful, inspirational, gorgeously written, it is a book to be read at a sitting, a story you finish newly conscious of life's fragility, determined to make every heartbeat count.
A childhood illness she was not expected to survive and a teenager yearning to escape that nearly ended in disaster. A terrifying encounter on a remote path, a mismanaged labour in an understaffed hospital. Shocking, electric, unforgettable, this is the extraordinary memoir from Costa Novel-Award winner and Sunday Times bestselling author Maggie O'Farrell.
“She is a breathtakingly good writer, and brings all her elegance and poise as a novelist to the story of her own life” - Guardian
“If you want evidence that life can be just as dramatic as fiction, you couldn't wish for better than Maggie O'Farrell's stunning memoir” - Louise Doughty Guardian Books of the Year
Kids Book Of The Month
Mermaids Beattie, Mimi and Zelda, along with Steve the talking seahorse, are trapped aboard the spooky ship the Merry Mary, heading for the legendary (and super-stylish) Crocodile Kingdom. On land, Paris Silkensocks, ice-cream seller and gadget queen, has uncovered a plot to destroy the mermaid world.
Can Paris find the mermaids in time? Can Beattie avert a Crocodile Kingdom crabtastrophe? Can seahorses get seasick? All this and more will be revealed! Featuring magical mysteries, fabulous fashion and a snappier than average transport system, the second Bad Mermaids adventure brings a whole new twist to the underwater world of mermaids. The perfect book if you enjoyed Witch Wars or The Little Mermaid!
“Twenty thousand laughs under the sea. Dive into a fin-tastic, madcap adventure that's funnier than being tickled by a giant octopus. Bad Mermaids - swimming with snarks” - David Solomons (Author of My Evil Twin is a Supervillain)
Young Adult Book Of The Month
Time is a prison, she is the key. In the land of Sempera, the rich control everything - even time. Ever since the age of alchemy and sorcery, hours, days and years have been extracted from blood and bound to iron coins. The rich live for centuries; the poor bleed themselves dry.
Jules and her father are behind on their rent and low on hours. To stop him from draining himself to clear their debts, Jules takes a job at Everless, the grand estate of the cruel Gerling family. There, Jules encounters danger and temptation in the guise of the Gerling heir, Roan, who is soon to be married. But the web of secrets at Everless stretches beyond her desire, and the truths Jules must uncover will change her life for ever ... and possibly the future of time itself.