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From award-winning and national bestselling author, Robin McKinley, comes this dark, sensual vampire fairy tale. "A gripping, funny, page-turning, pretty much perfect work of magical literature."-Neil Gaiman

There hadn't been any trouble out at the l... Read more about Sunshine


What do readers say about The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao?

tongue in cheek

violent and graphic

poorly structured and smug

rich and enveloping

A ghetto nerd living with his Dominican family in New Jersey, Oscar's sweet but disastrously overweight. He dreams of becoming the next J. R. R. Tolkien and he keeps falling hopelessly in love. With dazzling energy and insight Díaz immerses us in the... Read more about The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao


The "brilliant, funny, meaningful novel" (The New Yorker) that established J. D. Salinger as a leading voice in American literature-and that has instilled in millions of readers around the world a lifelong love of books.

"If you really want to he... Read more about The Catcher in the Rye


New York Times Bestseller

A New York Times Notable Book

Named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Foreign Affairs, and Kirkus Reviews

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award (Nonfiction)... Read more about SPQR


What do readers say about The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?

humourous and satirical

slavery in the south

long and tedious

comic and observant

Widely considered one of the greatest American novels, Adventures of Huckleberry

Finn tells the story of Huck Finn and his companion, the slave Jim, as they journey down the Mississippi river after running away from Huck's alcoholic father and Jim's... Read more about The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn


One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston's beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom.

Told in the captiv... Read more about Their Eyes Were Watching God


THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, TO BE RELEASED IN CINEMAS 28TH FEBRUARY 2020'Extraordinary . . . So mesmerising and moving.' Mail on Sunday'Vastly entertaining.' New York TimesTo the authorities in pursuit of him, Ned Kelly is a hors... Read more about True History of the Kelly Gang


A Time Magazine 100 Best YA Books of All Time Selection

For Titus and his friends, it started out like any ordinary trip to the moon - a chance to party during spring break. But that was before the crazy hacker caused all their feeds to malfunction, ... Read more about Feed



Winner of the 2016 Costa Book of the Year

Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2017

Winner of the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award 2017... Read more about Days Without End


Saba has spent her whole life in Silverlake, a dried-up wasteland ravaged by constant sandstorms. The Wrecker civilization has long been destroyed, leaving only landfills for Saba and her family to scavenge from. That's fine by her, as long as her be... Read more about Blood Red Road

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