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  1. The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List
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  2. Once Upon a Crime Once Upon a Crime
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  3. The Good Bear The Good Bear
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  4. DK Life Stories Black History Month DK Life Stories Black History Month
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  5. The Secret Garden The Secret Garden
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  6. A Boy Called Christmas A Boy Called Christmas
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  7. Christmas Stories & Poems Christmas Stories & Poems
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  8. Kay's Marvellous Medicine: A Gross and Gruesome History of the Human Body Kay's Marvellous Medicine: A Gross and Gruesome History of the Human Body
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  9. The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale
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  10. Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories
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Snow Country: SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

Snow Country: SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

Author: Sebastian Faulks Narrator: Tania Rodrigues Release Date: 01/09/2021

Brought to you by Penguin. 'A fine and profoundly intelligent novel, written by an author who balances big ideas with human emotion. Wistful, yearning and wise' ELIZABETH DAY 'Faulks's most poignant love story yet' ANTONY BEEVOR, author of Stalingrad 1914: Young Anton Heideck has arrived in Vienna, eager to make his name as a journalist. While working part-time as a private tutor, he encounters Delphine, a woman who mixes startling candour with deep reserve. Entranced by the light of first love, Anton feels himself blessed. Until his country declares war on hers. 1927: For Lena, life with a drunken mother in a small town has been impoverished and cold. She is convinced she can amount to nothing until a young lawyer, Rudolf Plischke, spirits her away to Vienna. But the capital proves unforgiving. Lena leaves her metropolitan dream behind to take a menial job at the snow-bound sanatorium, the Schloss Seeblick. 1933: Still struggling to come terms with the loss of so many friends on the Eastern Front, Anton, now an established writer, is commissioned by a magazine to visit the mysterious Schloss Seeblick. In this place of healing, on the banks of a silvery lake, where the depths of human suffering and the chances of redemption are explored, two people will see each other as if for the first time. Sweeping across Europe as it recovers from one war and hides its face from the coming of another, SNOW COUNTRY is a landmark novel of exquisite yearnings, dreams of youth and the sanctity of hope. In elegant, shimmering prose, Sebastian Faulks has produced a work of timeless resonance. 'Overpowering and beautiful ... Ambitious, outrageous, poignant, sleep-disturbing' SIMON SCHAMA on Birdsong © Sebastian Faulks 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

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Next of Kin

Next of Kin

Author: Kia Abdullah Narrator: Avita Jay, Tania Rodrigues Release Date: 01/09/2021

‘Abdullah’s legal thrillers make John Grisham seem like a maiden aunt’ Sunday Times Crime Club ‘An enthralling, heartbreaking and thrilling courtroom drama that had me shouting out loud and gripped until the last page’ Nadine Matheson, author of The Jigsaw Man ‘Brilliantly tense, this is another clever page turner from Kia Abdullah that I couldn’t put down. Just superb’ Louise Hare, author of This Lovely City ‘Twists and turns aplenty . . . The author’s greatest strength lies in her sensitive and relatable description of the relationship between sisters Leila and Max’s mother Yasmin’ i ‘A tense, brilliant read’ Bella * * * * ON AN ORDINARY WORKING DAY… Leila Syed receives a call that cleaves her life in two. Her brother-in-law’s voice is filled with panic. His son’s nursery has called to ask where little Max is. YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE… Leila was supposed to drop Max off that morning. But she forgot. Racing to the carpark, she grasps the horror of what she has done. IS ABOUT TO COME TRUE… What follows is an explosive, high-profile trial that will tear the family apart. But as the case progresses it becomes clear there’s more to this incident than meets the eye… A gripping, brave and tense courtroom drama, Next of Kin will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final, heart-stopping page. * * * * Readers are GRIPPED by Next of Kin ‘Kia Abdullah is the absolute queen of the courtroom drama’ NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘WOW!! This book is astonishingly brilliant! An absolute masterpiece’ NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I couldn’t put this down and Kia Abdullah is becoming a firm favourite read’ NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Kia Abdullah is a writing maestro’ NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A gripping legal thriller that will leave you reeling. A book that will stay with you long after the last page. The ending is a stunner!’ NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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The Utopians: Six Attempts to Build the Perfect Society

The Utopians: Six Attempts to Build the Perfect Society

Author: Anna Neima Narrator: Tania Rodrigues Release Date: 01/06/2021

'Neima’s book, impeccably researched and beautifully written, will be an inspiration for anyone looking to an alternative future today.' - Stella Tillyard, author of Aristocrats and The Great Level 'Deeply interesting and a pleasure to read, The Utopians illuminates the history of “social dreaming” at a time when it has never been more needed.' - Alison Light, author of A Radical Romance, Common People and Mrs. Woolf and the Servants The Utopians is the remarkable story of six experimental communities – Santiniketan-Sriniketan in India, Dartington Hall in England, Atarashiki Mura in Japan, the Institute for the Harmonious Development of Man in France, the Bruderhof in Germany and Trabuco College in America – that sprang up in the aftermath of the First World War. Each was led by charismatic figures who dreamed of a new way of living. Rabindranath Tagore, Dorothy and Leonard Elmhirst, Mushanokoji Saneatsu, G. I. Gurdjieff, Eberhard and Emmy Arnold and Gerald Heard all struggled to turn ambitious ideals into reality. They – and their fellow communards – left their jobs, their homes and their social circles. They faced mockery and persecution, penury, hunger and discomfort, and their own doubts about whether their efforts to change society would ever make a difference. Anna Neima’s absorbing and vivid account of these collectives, from creation to collapse, reveals them to be full of eccentric characters, outlandish lifestyles and unchecked idealism. They were dramatic, fractious places where high ideals collided with the need to feed the chickens, clean the toilets, bring up squabbling children and grow the grain for the daily bread. These communities were small in scale and dismissed in their time. Yet, a century later, their influence still resonates in realms as disparate as progressive education, environmentalism, medical research and mindfulness training. They provided, and continue to provide, a rich store of inspiration for those who aspire to improve the world. Without them, the post-war world would have been a poorer place.

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Fly Me Home

Fly Me Home

Author: Polly Ho-Yen Narrator: Tania Rodrigues Release Date: 01/03/2021

NOMINATED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL Feeling lost and alone in a strange new city, Leelu wishes she could fly away back home - her real home where her dad is, thousands of miles away. London is cold and grey and the neighbours are noisy and there's concrete everywhere. But Leelu is not alone; someone is leaving her gifts outside her house - wonders which give her curious magical powers. Powers which might help her find her way home . . . Fly Me Home is an incredibly moving portrait of one family's struggle to adjust to life in a new country. Full of friendship, family and magic. "One of the most unusual and distinctive new voices in children's fiction." THE BOOKSELLER on Where Monsters Lie

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The Edge

The Edge

Author: James Smythe Narrator: Tania Rodrigues Release Date: 01/02/2021

Sharp, gripping, and disturbing, THE EDGE is the third book in The Anomaly Quartet. Years ago, a vast and mysterious object known as the Anomaly was discovered in deep space. All missions to explore and explain it failed. Now, the Anomaly has almost reached Earth, threatening to swallow the planet whole. On an orbital research station, a team of scientists desperately search for a way to stop it or destroy it. One of the crew, Ali, has lost faith in the mission. Following the death of a close friend, her only interest is returning to the ground – to her young son. But strange events, both inside the station and in the void beyond, force Ali to pursue a new mystery. And as the truth starts to make itself clear, as deadly secrets are uncovered, Ali is forced to ask if she can trust anybody: her crewmates, her friends … even herself.

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Time's Monster: History, Conscience and Britain's Empire

Time's Monster: History, Conscience and Britain's Empire

Author: Priya Satia Narrator: Priya Satia, Tania Rodrigues Release Date: 01/10/2020

Brought to you by Penguin. For generations, the history of the British empire was written by its victors. British historians' accounts of conquest guided the consolidation of imperial rule in India, the Middle East, Africa and the Caribbean. Their narratives of the development of imperial governance licensed the brutal suppression of colonial rebellion. Their reimagining of empire during the two world wars compromised the force of decolonization. In this brilliant work, Priya Satia shows how these historians not only interpreted the major political events of their time but also shaped the future that followed. History emerged as a mode of ethics in the modern period, endowing historians from John Stuart Mill to Winston Churchill with outsized policymaking power. Braided with this story is an account of alternative visions articulated by anticolonial thinkers such as William Blake, Mahatma Gandhi and E. P. Thompson. By the mid-twentieth century, their approaches had reshaped the discipline of history and the ethics that came with it. Time's Monster reveals the dramatic consequences of writing history today as much as in the past. Against the backdrop of enduring global inequalities and debates about reparations and the legacy of empire, Satia offers us a hugely important and urgent moral voice. 'In this searing book, Priya Satia demonstrates, yet again, that she is one of our most brilliant and original historians' Sunil Amrith, author of Unruly Waters © Priya Satia 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Truth Be Told

Truth Be Told

Author: Kia Abdullah Narrator: Tania Rodrigues Release Date: 01/09/2020

‘Bold and brave, shocking and heartfelt, Kia Abdullah handles this story with such skill and empathy, yet builds the tension toward the kind of jaw dropping turn that had me gasping aloud. A very special book from a very special author’ Chris Whitaker, bestselling author of Waterstones Thriller of the Month We Begin at the End ‘Vividly examines some of the issues that shape (and deform) society . . . A gritty, extremely hard-hitting drama’ Adele Parks, Platinum magazine ‘Brave, compelling and absolutely riveting’ A A Dhand, bestselling author of Streets of Darkness ‘A masterpiece [and] a triumph . . . When you get to the final chapters, buckle up . . . She writes with such intelligence, research and compassion’ Daily Record ‘Thought-provoking’ i * * * * * ARE YOU READY TO START THIS CONVERSATION? Kamran Hadid feels invincible. He attends Hampton school, an elite all-boys boarding school in London, he comes from a wealthy family, and he has a place at Oxford next year. The world is at his feet. And then a night of revelry leads to a drunken encounter and he must ask himself a horrific question. With the help of assault counsellor, Zara Kaleel, Kamran reports the incident in the hopes that will be the end of it. But it’s only the beginning… Powerful, explosive and important, Truth Be Told is a contemporary courtroom drama that vividly captures today’s society. You will not stop thinking about it for a long time to come. * * * * * More praise for Truth Be Told: ‘Gripping, sensitive, nuanced and heart-breaking, it will stay with you long after you read it’ Roz Watkins, author of Cut to the Bone ‘Tense, harrowing and brilliantly written. A powerful story’ Khurrum Rahman, author of East of Hounslow

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Feminisms: A Global History

Feminisms: A Global History

Author: Lucy Delap Narrator: Tania Rodrigues Release Date: 01/08/2020

Brought to you by Penguin. How has feminism developed? What have feminists achieved? What can we learn from the global history of feminism? Feminism is the ongoing story of a profound historical transformation. Despite being repeatedly written off as a political movement that has achieved its aim of female liberation, it has been continually redefined as new generations of women campaign against the gender inequity of their age. In this absorbing book, historian Lucy Delap challenges the simplistic narrative of 'feminist waves' - a sequence of ever more progressive updates ­- showing instead that feminists have been motivated by the specific concerns of their historical moment. Drawing on an extraordinary range of examples from Japan to Russia, Egypt to Germany, Delap explores different feminist projects to show that those who are part of this movement have not always agreed on a single programme. This diverse history of feminism, she argues, can help us better navigate current debates and controversies. A tour de force from an award-winning expert, Feminisms shows that a rich relationship to the past can infuse today's activism with a sense possibility and inspiration. © Lucy Delap 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Where We Belong

Where We Belong

Author: Anstey Harris Narrator: Tania Rodrigues Release Date: 01/05/2020

*** The wonderful new novel from the acclaimed author of The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton *** 'Incredibly moving and atmospheric, beautiful and complex' Beth O'Leary 'This beautifully written novel is not only absorbing and original, it will challenge preconceptions in the very best way' Katie Fforde 'A perfectly crafted novel: beautifully written, insightful and tender - it's simply stunning' Fionnuala Kearney 'Such a beautifully written and engrossing novel' Jacqueline Ward 'Riddled with secrets and lies, the love story shines like a beacon in the darkness and gripped me utterly . . . Superb!' Kate Furnivall 'Utterly enchanting' Heidi Swain One summer. One house. One family learning to love again. Cate Morris and her son, Leo, are homeless, adrift. They've packed up the boxes from their London home, said goodbye to friends and colleagues, and now they are on their way to 'Hatters Museum of the Wide Wide World - to stay just for the summer. Cate doesn't want to be there, in Richard's family home without Richard to guide her any more. And she knows for sure that Araminta, the retainer of the collection of dusty objects and stuffed animals, has taken against them. But they have nowhere else to go. They have to make the best of it. But Richard hasn't told Cate the truth about his family's history. And something about the house starts to work its way under her skin. Can she really walk away, once she knows the truth? Praise for Anstey Harris 'Glorious on so many levels' A J Pearce, author of Dear Mrs Bird 'Full of hope and charm' Libby Page, author of The Lido 'A hymn to friendship, to getting back up and finding happiness where none seemed possible' Katie Fforde 'An indulgently emotional and beautifully written story about new starts' Daily Mail 'Brilliantly and movingly written' Dorothy Koomson 'A beautifully tender portrait of the complexity of love, the depths of loneliness and the healing power of friendship' heat 'A gorgeously written, heartfelt tale about love and loss' Good Housekeeping 'Impressively powerful' Claire Frost, Fabulous Magazine 'As elegant and uplifting as a classical sonata, with added kick from its unforgettably quirky characters. I was both engrossed in and moved by this fabulous debut' Catherine Isaac, author of R&J Book Club pick You Me Everything 'A moving, beautifully written, uplifting debut about mending broken hearts through friendship. The twists and turns make it impossible to put down' Sarah J. Harris  'What a total joy!' Fanny Blake 'This book was so different from anything I've read before… it was beautiful, uplifting and really taught me a thing or two … The characters are diverse, the setting beautiful and the subject matter unique' Fabulous Book Fiend 'An absolutely beautiful read' Heidi Swain 'I adored this book! Exquisitely crafted, it's a compassionate, heart-wrenching and ultimately uplifting tale. An absolute triumph' Fionnuala Kearney

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Take It Back

Take It Back

Author: Kia Abdullah Narrator: Sartaj Garewal, Sophie Bentinck, Tania Rodrigues Release Date: 01/08/2019

A thrilling, brave and explosive novel, perfect for fans of Anatomy of a Scandal and He Said/She Said. 'Razor-sharp...Much more than a courtroom thriller' Christina Dalcher, Sunday Times bestselling author of VOX 'Taut, gritty and compelling. This book deserves to be HUGE' Louise Jensen * * * * * IT'S TIME TO TAKE YOUR PLACE ON THE JURY. The victim: A sixteen-year-old girl with facial deformities, neglected by an alcoholic mother. Who accuses the boys of something unthinkable. The defendants: Four handsome teenage boys from hardworking immigrant families. All with corroborating stories. WHOSE SIDE WOULD YOU TAKE? * * * * * Readers are giving Take It Back five stars: 'The perfect book club read . . . will make for lively, thought-provoking discussions' 'A skilfully written book that offers a big punch' 'You will feel like you are enveloped in this case and the unseen juror' 'Brilliant, powerful, moving and intelligent' 'Just when you think you've guessed correctly another twist appears' 'A genuine five-star read' 'A brilliantly compelling, tense and thought-provoking read'

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My Seditious Heart

My Seditious Heart

Author: Arundhati Roy Narrator: Tania Rodrigues Release Date: 01/06/2019

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of My Seditious Heart by Arundhati Roy, read by Tania Rodrigues. My Seditious Heart collects the work of a two-decade period when Arundhati Roy devoted herself to the political essay as a way of opening up space for justice, rights and freedoms in an increasingly hostile environment. Taken together, the essays speak in a uniquely spirited voice, marked by compassion, clarity and courage. Radical and superbly readable, they speak always in defence of the collective, of the individual and of the land, in the face of the destructive logic of financial, social, religious, military and governmental elites. In constant conversation with the themes and settings of her novels, the essays form a near-unbroken memoir of Arundhati Roy's journey as both a writer and a citizen, of both India and the world, from 'The End of Imagination', which begins this book, to 'My Seditious Heart', with which it ends.

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Leila

Leila

Author: Prayaag Akbar Narrator: Tania Rodrigues Release Date: 01/04/2019

Now a Netflix Original series, this tale of motherly love blends the page-turning urgency of The Girl in the Red Coat with the political force of Slumdog Millionaire. Every year on Leila's birthday Shalini kneels by the wall with a little yellow spade and scoops dry earth to make a pit for two candles. One each for herself and for Riz, the husband at her side. But as Shalini walks from the patch of grass where she held her vigil the man beside her melts away. It is sixteen years since they took her, her daughter's third birthday party, the last time she saw the three people she loves most dearly: her mother, her husband, her child. There are thirty-two candle stubs buried in that lawn, and Shalini believes her search is finally drawing to a close. When she finds Leila, she will return and dig up each and every one. "[A] beautifully written debut novel.' THE POOL

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