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We Were Liars
Paperback || E Lockhart || Hot Key Books
1. Read this book. 2. On reaching the final page, you may experience an urgent need to read it all over again. 3. Check your friends have read it. 4. NOW YOU ARE FREE TO TALK TO THEM ABOUT IT ENDLESSLYWinner of Goodreads Best Young Adult Fiction Book 2014'E. Lockhart is one of our most important novelists, and she has given us her best book yet. Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, We Were Liars is utterly unforgettable.'- John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fault...
Like a Virgin
Steel, Gordon || Oberon Books
A romp through the bubble-gum years of teenage life. Angela and Mazine, besotted with Madonna, play truant from school, form a band, attempt to write songs and, with hairbrushes in hand, live out their adolescent dreams of becoming famous. Meanwhile Angela's mother, Viv, struggles to come to terms with her marriage break-up and her daughter's explosive lifestyle, as the play rollercoasters through hope, sex, ambition, despair, and, most of all, love.
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen || Penguin Books
One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World''The best-loved book by our best-loved novelist' IndependentWith its 'light and bright and sparkling' dialogue, its romantic denouement and its lively heroine, Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen's most perennially popular novel. The love story of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy, who misjudge, then challenge and change each other, is also a novel about the search for happiness and self- knowledge in a world of strict social rules, where...
A Map of Home
2021 || Paperback || Randa Jarrar || Penguin Books
Nidali, the rebellious daughter of an Egyptian-Greek mother and a Palestinian father, narrates her story from her childhood in Kuwait, her early teenage years in Egypt, to her family's last flight to Texas.
Lies of Silence
Vintage || Moore, Brian || Vintage Publishing
When Michael Dillon is ordered by the IRA to park his car in the carpark of a Belfast hotel, he is faced with a moral choice which leaves him absolutely nowhere to turn. He knows that he is planting a bomb that would kill and maim dozens of people. But he also knows that if he doesn't, his wife will be killed.
2000 || Paperback || Bernard Mac Laverty || Penguin Books
Cal has very few choices in life. He can continue working at the abattoir that sickens him, or join the ranks of the unemployed. He can brood on his past or try to plan a future with Marcella.
Cal is a haunting love story set against the fear and violence of Ulster, where tenderness and innocence must struggle to survive.
2020 || Paperback || Michael Morpurgo || HarperCollins Publishers
A stunning edition of this modern classic of World War One, featuring an introduction by the author and insightful testimonies from soldiers.
Paperback || Louis Sachar || Bloomsbury Publishing
'This is a story of friendship with the cleverest of plot twists, and descriptions so vivid you can feel the heat of Stanley's desert prison burning off the page. A total must-read' The Times 'Totally absorbing and beautifully written' The Bookseller
Macmillan English Grammar In Context - Advanced with Key
2018 || Paperback || S. Clarke || Macmillan
The Student's Book takes students from the traditional practice of grammar forms through to topic-based practice exercises. Grammar is clearing presented and explained at each level with review sections assessing student understanding and providing extra practice. The CD-ROM contains a glossary, extra practice for each unit and printable tests.
Life on the Refrigerator Door
2015 || Paperback || Alice Kuipers || Macmillan Education
Mom, I went to the store. See inside the fridge. I watered the plants.
I cleaned out Peter's cage. I tidied the sitting room. And the kitchen.
And I did the washing up. I'm going to bed. Your live-in servant, Claire Life on the Refrigerator Door is told exclusively through notes exchanged by Claire and her mother, Elizabeth, during the course of a life-altering year.
Their story builds to an emotional crescendo when Elizabeth is diagnosed with breast cancer. Stunningly sad but ultimately upli...