By Oli White
The stunning debut novel from YouTube sensation Oli White. Things haven't been easy for Jack recently - life as a teenager has its ups and downs. But when he meets a new group of friends, who are every bit as geek as they are chic, his luck seems to be changing. Each of the group is talented and when they pool together to create Generation Next, an incredible new kind of social media platform, it's clear that they're on to something special. What if your Instagram account grew by hundreds of thousands of followers overnight, and big companies were fighting each other to offer you photoshoots? When GenNext suddenly goes viral, Jack and his friends are thrust into a crazy world of fame which is as terrifying as it is awesome. Because someone out there is determined to trip Jack up at every step. If he doesn't stop them, soon everyone he cares about - his friends, his family, and the girl he's falling for - will be in danger...
By Martin Williams
Who do our politicians work for? The public, or big business?Democracy is being undermined by conflicts of interest, which are routinely hidden and ignored. Parliament Ltd reveals the financial interests that British politicians would rather you didn't know about. From banks and private corporations, to lobbying and the arms trade: there are MPs making millions by moonlighting in second jobs. Meanwhile - years after the expenses scandal - they are now claiming more than ever before. In his enthralling journey to the dark heart of British politics, Martin Williams exposes a hidden culture of greed and corruption that will shock and anger you.
A Time to Rejoice
By Anna Jacobs
The heartwarming third instalment of the Rivenshaw series from bestselling saga writer Anna Jacobs.After a stray bomb scored a direct hit on his childhood home in Hertfordshire, the only thing that has kept Francis Brady going while he works day and night salvaging what he can from the rubble is the thought that soon he'll be joining war-time friends Mayne, Daniel and Victor as electrician in their new dream building firm in Lancashire. But things are not going to plan: Mayne isn't answering any of his letters; Francis' wife is having a change of heart about moving up north - and her parents seem set on destroying his reputation... A lot of marriages are breaking up in these times of change, and Francis is loathe for his to be one of them... But how can he turn down the opportunity of a new life and career in Rivenshaw? Meanwhile in Rivenshaw itself, newly married Mayne and Judith's plans to convert Esherwood house into flats have come to an abrupt halt. While clearing out the house in readiness for the rebuild, they've discovered that someone has been stealing valuables and hiding them in the old Nissen hut. But who hid them there - and are they planning on returning for them? And are they also responsible for something else found in the shelter: a body, buried in a shallow grave...With so much going against them, can these four friends ever turn their dreams into reality?
Theodore Boone: The Scandal
By John Grisham
'I'm the lawyer, and you're the client. My advice to you is to bury this and not tell a soul. Never. Got it?'Theodore Boone, courtroom hero and the only kid lawyer in town, is facing a tough week at school with his exams.But things take a turn for the worse when a huge scandal is revealed - by none other than his best friend, April. And when April makes a decision that Theodore advises against, the scandal suddenly blows up and is all over the news. Their futures are on the line and April's running scared. Can Theodore find a way to reverse the damage and save several lives from ruin?
The Private Lives of the Tudors
By Tracy Borman
'I do not live in a corner. A thousand eyes see all I do.' Elizabeth IThe Tudor monarchs were constantly surrounded by an army of attendants, courtiers and ministers. Even in their most private moments, they were accompanied by a servant specifically appointed for the task. A groom of the stool would stand patiently by as Henry VIII performed his daily purges, and when Elizabeth I retired for the evening, one of her female servants would sleep at the end of her bed. These attendants knew the truth behind the glamorous exterior. They saw the tears shed by Henry VII upon the death of his son Arthur. They knew the tragic secret behind 'Bloody' Mary's phantom pregnancies. And they saw the 'crooked carcass' beneath Elizabeth I's carefully applied makeup, gowns and accessories. It is the accounts of these eyewitnesses, as well as a rich array of other contemporary sources that historian Tracy Borman has examined more closely than ever before. With new insights and discoveries, and in the same way that she brilliantly illuminated the real Thomas Cromwell - The Private Life of the Tudors will reveal previously unexamined details about the characters we think we know so well.
NIV God's Justice Bible
By New International Version
The Christian God is deeply and passionately concerned with justice - it's his very nature and it's evident throughout the Bible. God created a good world; a flourishing garden, in which there was no evil and humans and all living creatures could thrive and prosper. But evil did enter, humankind faltered, and there began God's great fight - to win back our hearts and inspire us to join with him in administering justice and bringing the fullness of life to creation. The NIV God's Justice Bible explores this key character trait of God and important area of Christian life. Alongside the NIV Bible text, a global cast of scholars and justice fighters contribute study notes, book introductions, questions for reflection and prayers to inform, challenge and inspire. NIV God's Justice Bible is designed to fire readers' passion for social justice and take positive steps to bring justice issues to light in their own circles of influence - all for the glory of God.The writers come from every continent, representing organisations such as International Justice Mission, Compassion and World Vision. Well-known UK and US contributors include Krish Kandiah, Ron Sider and Joel Edwards.
Napoleon's Last Island
By Thomas Keneally
On the island of St Helena in the south Atlantic ocean, Napoleon spends his last years in exile. It is a hotbed of gossip, and secret liaisons, where a blind eye is turned to relations between colonials and slaves.The disgraced emperor is subjected to vicious and petty treatment by his captors, but he forges an unexpected ally: a rebellious British girl, Betsy, who lives on the island with her family and becomes his unlikely friend.Based on fact, Napoleon's Last Island is the surprising story of one of history's most enigmatic figures and a British family who dared to associate with him. It is a tale of vengeance, duplicity and loyalty, and of a man whose charisma made him dangerous to the end.
The Inner Fix
By Persia Lawson, Joey Bradford, Addictive Daughter
With our lives being overrun by social media and celebrity culture, being 20-something in the 21st century has become pretty complicated. Wanting things we can't afford, finding ourselves stuck in a job we don't enjoy, or still living at home with Mum and Dad, we reach for things to try to perk us up (men, booze and drugs) - but eventually, they turn out to be the very things that bring us down.The Inner Fix offers a unique and practical step-by-step process to help you dramatically improve your relationships, confront your financial blocks and become the best version of yourself - both inside and out.With personal stories from Persia and Joey and exercises to work through at your own pace, The Inner Fix is guaranteed to teach you how to stop worrying and start living.This is the definitive guide on how to stay sane and spiritually fit whilst navigating your 20s and beyond.
Honestly Healthy in a Hurry
By Natasha Corrett
Honestly Healthy in a Hurry is a cookbook for food-lovers who want easy healthy recipes to cook at home. Leave behind the processed and sugar-dense food you turn to because it seems easy when you're busy, and eat gourmet vegetarian chef Natasha Corrett's delicious recipes. There are super speedy suppers that you can make in no time; dishes that are quick to prepare and can be left in the oven while you get on with other things, and cook ahead ingredients that can be prepped ahead and form the basis of healthy meals through the week. With over 90 recipes following alkaline eating principles Honestly Healthy in a Hurry is for anyone looking for cookery ideas and inspiration, with breakfasts, meals, snacks and sweet treats.
The Book of Shhh
By Lauren Oliver
The Book of Shhh, or the Safety, Health, and Happiness Handbook, describes the perils of amor deliria nervosa. In today's society, thanks to the cure and its enforcement, our citizens are more productive and committed to their jobs, political organizations, and social impact than ever before. The following excerpts are meant to give portability to a small portion of its materials so that elements of its wisdom may be available for reference on the go. Do not rely on the following excerpts to diagnose, treat, or address evidence of amor deliria nervosa. Should you believe that you or someone in your family might be infected, call the National Health Services hotline immediately, or seek the care of a professional physician at once.
Cricket: The Game of Life
By Scyld Berry
Scyld Berry draws on his experiences as a cricket writer of forty years to produce new insights and unfamiliar historical angles on the game, along with moving reflections on episodes from his own life. The author covers a range of themes including cricket in different areas of the world, and abstract concepts such as language, numbers, ethics and psychology; Scyld Berry relishes the joys cricket provides and is convinced of the positive effect it can have in people's lives. Cricket: The Game of Life is an inspiring book that reminds readers why they love the game and prompts them to look at it in a new way.
By Sandra Brown
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown comes a gripping story of family ties and forbidden attraction. A Texas Ranger with a tarnished badge... An enemy hell-bent on revenge... And the female judge caught in the middle.Texas Ranger Crawford Hunt has turned his life around, and now he wants his daughter back. Judge Holly Spencer is presiding over the custody case, and she's not sure about Crawford's chequered past. Before she can render her decision, fate intervenes when a masked gunman bursts into the courtroom. Crawford saves Holly from a bullet - but his instinctive heroism only serves to underline his reckless nature. Crawford is determined to protect the judge and catch the culprit. But if he doesn't toe the line, will he ever get his daughter back? And Holly must decide between staying professional... or giving in to the forbidden attraction between them.
By Richie Benaud
A tribute to Richie Benaud and a celebration of his lifeA compilation of the very best writing from Richie's books, along with the best tributes and obituaries from those who knew and worked with him. As a player, Richie was one of the greatest of cricket's all-rounders. As a commentator and thinker on the game he became the leading figure of his generation. As a man he was revered by cricket's multitude of followers and as a friend he was both loved and admired by his close circle of friends.This celebratory book brings together the best of Richie's writing on a range of subjects from his love of cricket as a child to his all time XIs; from his thoughts on T20 to insight into his family life, along with his most loved sayings and best known pieces of commentary. All perfectly complemented with tributes from his friends and colleagues.