The Girl in the Spider’s Web

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‘Lagercrantz has constructed an elegant plot around different concepts of intelligence … [his] continuation, while never formulaic, is a cleaner and tighter read than the originals … Without ever becoming pastiche, the book is a respectful and affectionate homage to the originals’ Mark Lawson, Guardian.

‘As I read Lagercrantz’s The Girl in the Spider’s Web, I found that I kept forgetting for several pages at a time that I wasn’t reading genuine Larsson … One devours Larsson’s books for the plots, the action, the anger, and most of all for Lisbeth Salander … Lagercrantz has caught her superbly, and expertly spun the sort of melodramatic yarn in which she can thrive’ Jake Kerridge, Daily Telegraph.

‘Fans of Stieg Larsson’s captivating odd couple of modern detective fiction – the genius punk hacker Lisbeth Salander and her sometime partner, the crusading investigative journalist Mikael Blomkvist – will not be disappointed … Salander and Blomkvist have survived the authorship transition intact and are just as compelling as ever’ Michiko Kakutani, New York Times.

‘Rest easy, Lisbeth Salander fans – our punk hacker heroine is in good hands … Swedish crime novelist David Lagercrantz takes the reins with prowess, not only mimicking Larsson’s shamelessly pulpy prose, but admirably expanding the deliciously depraved world of the novels’ Patrick Ryan, USA Today.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Girl-Spiders-Millennium-Series/dp/0857059998

Life of Pi

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Life of Pi by Yann Martel

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One boy, one boat, one tiger …After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a female orang-utan and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. The scene is set for one of the most extraordinary and best-loved works of fiction in recent years.

The Casual Vacancy

The Casual Vacancy

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When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock.
Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty facade is a town at war.

Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils… Pagford is not what it first seems.

And the empty seat left by Barry on the parish council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen. Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity and unexpected revelations?

A big novel about a small town, The Casual Vacancy is J.K. Rowling’s first novel for adults. It is the work of a storyteller like no other.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Casual-Vacancy-ebook/dp/product-description/B007TK77QE

 

Captain Brock: Space Badger

Captain Brock: Space Badger

Captain Brock: Space Badger by Des Monceaux & Kingdom Brock
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Hilarious sci-fi spoof starring the reluctantly heroic Captain Brock: Space Badger. Somewhere in the universe, Urth is under attack from evil Slugs. All hope is lost. The fate of the planet and the people who dwell there rests on the furry shoulders of renegade badger and freelance Space Captain: Kingdom Brock. Helped by his son Finn, Captain Brock bravely battles against a formidable enemy hell bent on blasting Urth into oblivion.
Star Wars meets Family Guy meets Wind in the Willows

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The Whale Kingdom Quest

The Whale Kingdom Quest

The Whale Kingdom Quest by Ming Wei

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A completely original look at a post-apocalyptic world from the perspective of the sea life that survived. The world under the sea is as disparate and conflicted as the human race that once walked the land. Warring factions make tenuous alliances and fight for their right to remain in this new world. The whale Tenby searches for the last remaining humans, but do any remain? And if they do, will he survive long enough to find them?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Whale-Kingdom-Quest-Ming-Wei/dp/1849637326

Looking for Alaska

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Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave “the Great Perhaps” even more (Francois Rabelais, poet). He heads off to the sometimes crazy and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School, and his life becomes the opposite of safe. Because down the hall is Alaska Young. The gorgeous, clever, funny, sexy, self-destructive, screwed up, and utterly fascinating Alaska Young. She is an event unto herself. She pulls Pudge into her world, launches him into the Great Perhaps, and steals his heart. Then. . . .

After. Nothing is ever the same.

Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist
New York Times bestseller

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Paper Towns

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Ultimately, the mystery of Margo proves more compelling than Margo herself–instead it’s the four fumbling detectives, each with their own idiosyncrasies and foibles and secret strengths, who will capture readers’ imaginations. –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

John Green is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with David Levithan), and The Fault in Our Stars. His many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. He has twice been a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. John was selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. With his brother, Hank, John is one half of the Vlogbrothers (youtube.com/vlogbrothers), one of the most popular online video projects in the world. You can join the millions who follow John on Twitter (@johngreen) and tumblr (fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com) or visit him online at johngreenbooks.com.

John lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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The Hobbit

The Hobbit

Author : J.R.R. Tolkien

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Description: The Hobbit is a tale of high adventure, undertaken by a company of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold. A reluctant partner in this perilous quest is Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving unambitious hobbit, who surprises even himself by his resourcefulness and skill as a burglar.

Encounters with trolls, goblins, dwarves, elves and giant spiders, conversations with the dragon, Smaug, and a rather unwilling presence at the Battle of Five Armies are just some of the adventures that befall Bilbo.

Bilbo Baggins has taken his place among the ranks of the immortals of children¹s fiction. Written by Professor Tolkien for his own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when published.
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The Rosie Effect

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With The Rosie Project, “Graeme Simsion achieved the impossible and created an entirely new kind of romantic hero,” Jojo Moyes, author of Me Before You said. Now Don Tillman returns in the hilarious and charming sequel to the international sensation. Get ready to fall in love all over again.

Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming a father, but his unusual research style gets him into trouble with the law. Fortunately his best friend Gene is on hand to offer advice: he’s left Claudia and moved in with Don and Rosie.

Picking up where The Rosie Project left off, The Rosie Effect is a fun, hilarious, and poignant read. “Don Tillman helps us believe in possibility, makes us proud to be human beings, and the bonus is this: he keeps us laughing like hell” (Matthew Quick, author of The Silver Linings Playbook).

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Maig’s Hand by Phillip Henderson

Maig's Hand by Phillip Henderson

Maig's-HandWith his world in ruins, Kane must either run and hope monastic and royal assassins do not find him, or accept the Archbishop’s offer and embrace high treason. While the opportunity to replace his father as Arkaelyon’s king and bring bloody revenge down on his sister’s head is appealing—more than appealing, the prospect of being a pawn in a thousand year old struggle between Orthodox Goddians and Larniusian druids disturbs his atheist sensibilities, and more so when he learns the price he must pay to be Maig’s Hand. Meanwhile, Danielle’s search to find the truth of her dream and the disturbing prophecy it contains continues with her usual gusto. However, the truth she finds could cost her James’ love, destroy her parent’s reputation and rob Eden of his birthright. More still, her persistence will see the streets of Amthenium run red with blood and force her into a deadly showdown that will change her life and the lives of those she holds dearest forever.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Maigs-Hand-Book-Arkaelyon-Chronicles-ebook/dp/B004XTTSMU/ref=cm_cr_pr_orig_subj