Can you resist the depths of the human heart? It is 1958 and seventeen-year-old Landon is revelling in his youth: dating girls and even claiming to have been in love. He is a world apart from shy, rec..
On this journey through the alphabet, you will encounter some of the world's most beautiful, rare and endangered animals, from the majestic Amur tiger and the curious kakapo, to the misunderstood Tasm..
The third book in the New York Times bestselling Expanse series. NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES FROM NETFLIX For generations, the solar system - Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt - was humanity's great fronti..
Features 30 illustrated cards to help children learn the letters of the alphabet and read their first words. This pack includes a card for each letter, two full alphabet cards and a card showing lette..
ABC Letters from Dunedin brings New Zealand's oldest city to life with flair and charm. Combining Annie Baird's deliberately naive water-colours with George Griffiths' whimsical verse, ABC forms part ..
More than 300 years ago, a young Dutch sailor named Abel Tasman stood on the prow of a ship he and his crew had sailed across wild, uncharted waters. In the distance, through a shroud of mist, the rug..
Winner of the Newbery Medal and Honor: a heartwarming tale of one mouse's struggle to go home, by the author of Shrek!Abel has been happily married to Amanda for over a year. He has a comfortable home..
Nick Hornby's second bestselling novel is about sex, manliness and fatherhood. Will is thirty-six, comfortable and child-free. And he's discovered a brilliant new way of meeting women - through single..
Beautifully written and compelling, About Grace is the brilliant debut novel from Anthony Doerr. Growing up in Alaska, young David Winkler is crippled by his dreams. At nine, he dreams a man is decapi..
A "New York Times "Editor's Choice 1924. George Mallory is arguably the last great British explorer, having twice tried--and failed--to conquer Mount Everest. The mountain has haunted him, but his att..
Edgy, insightful and brilliantly evoked, this compelling novel is impossible to put down. Four sisters meet for a holiday on the spectacularly beautiful Cinque Terre coast of Italy. One of the sisters..
An all-new edition of the tragicomic smash hit which stormed the New York Times bestseller charts, now featuring an introduction from Markus Zusak. In his first book for young adults, Sherman Alexie t..
September 1919: Twenty-years-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver a clutch of letters to Marian Bancroft. Tristan fought alongside Marian's brother Will during the Great ..
When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton's type is girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact. On a road trip..
The first volume in the Chronicles of the Fallers, The Abyss Beyond Dreams by Peter F. Hamilton, is an exceptional novel exploring the mystery at the heart of the Commonwealth Universe. Fitting betwee..
TO SAVE THEIR CIVILISATION HE MUST DESTROY IT ...When images of a lost civilization are 'dreamed' by a self-proclaimed prophet of the age, Nigel Sheldon, inventor of wormhole technology and creator of..
Perry's mother and father are busy people...they're impatient, they're tired, they get cross easily. And they think that only children, like Perry, should be kept busy. On Saturday mornings Perry and ..
Perry's mother and father are busy people a they're impatient, they're tired, they get cross easily. And they think that only children, like Perry, should be kept busy. Perry would prefer a dog. But t..
A flash of lightning, quivering ground, and, instead of her grandparents' farm, Polly sees mist and jagged mountains -- and coming toward her, a group of young men carrying spears.Why has a time gate ..
The highly anticipated third volume of the haunting, disturbing and evocative Southern Reach trilogy. It is winter in Area X. A new team embarks across the border, on a mission to find a member of a p..
'She is the best of the modern chroniclers of these mediaeval wars ...beautifully written, politically astute and full of insight into the moments when great history meets fragile human hearts.' The T..
It's the accident season, the same time every year. Bones break, skin tears, bruises bloom. The accident season has been part of seventeen-year-old Cara's life for as long as she can remember. Towards..
The Smart family's lacklustre holiday in Norwich is interrupted by a beguiling stranger called Amber. The Smarts try to make sense of their bewildering emotions as Amber tramples over family boundarie..
Writing a new future takes a little time--and a lot of love. Jean Vison never expected to run a book club, until her life took an unexpected turn. Now, with Jean's husband gone, what began as an off-..
In the city of Berren, strange things happen. People disappear, trees sprout overnight. But no one believes in magic. No, to believe in magic would be disloyal...The devious Lord Rump and his granddau..
If I'd known that two million people were going to be watching, I'd probably have done a bit of tidying up. Katie Cox is used to going unnoticed - by her mum, her dad, even her best friend. But when ..
How does a man addicted to routine - a man who flosses his teeth before love-making - cope with the chaos of everyday life? With the loss of his son, the departure of his wife and the arrival of Murie..
Dawn French, number one bestselling author of A Tiny Bit Marvellous and Oh Dear Silvia, returns with her joyously funny new novel, According To Yes. The Foreign Land of the Very Wealthy - otherwise k..
The brilliant new novel from chart-topping author and comedian Dawn French. Dawn French, number one bestselling author of "A Tiny Bit Marvellous "and "Oh Dear Silvia," returns with ajoyously funny new..
'A must-read! The first book of fiction to come out of North Korea. (Smuggled.) Fascinating and chilling. Heartfelt and heartbreaking.' - Margaret Atwood In 1989, a North Korean dissident writer, know..
In 1989, a North Korean dissident writer, known to us only by the pseudonym Bandi, began to write a series of stories about life under Kim Il-sung's totalitarian regime. Smuggled out of North Korea an..
Across the Barricades is part of Joan Lingard's ground-breaking Kevin and Sadie series, the sequel to The Twelfth Day of July. Both books are part of The Originals from Penguin - iconic, outspoken, fi..
Nicholas Sayre will do anything to get across the wall, back to the Old Kingdom. Thoughts of Lirael and Sam haunt his dreams. But here in Ancelstierre the charter is dormant, and before Nick can re-jo..
Prepared by the American College of Sports Medicine, this undergraduate, freshman-level textbook introduces students to the field of exercise science. The book provides a brief history of exercise sci..
"ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription" was created as a complement to "ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription" and elaborates on all major aspec..
A practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, skilfully combining ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry. It covers key areas such as: ..
Thorougly revised, second edition of one of the most successful theatre books ever published by NHB - a definitive guide to acting. "The Actor and the Target" offers a fresh and radical approach to ac..
Actor Training expands on Alison Hodge's highly-acclaimed and best-selling Twentieth Century Actor Training. This exciting second edition radically updates the original book making it even more valuab..
The Actor Training Reader is an invaluable resource for students and teachers of acting, offering access to a wide range of key texts that identify, explore, illuminate and interrogate the challenges,..
William Esper, one of the leading acting teachers of our time, explains and extends Sanford Meisner's legendary technique, offering a clear, concrete, step-by-step approach to becoming a truly creativ..
Stanislavski's 'system' has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical techniq..
"Acts of Courage" forges immediacy and honesty between a vast range of Australian stories, generating forgiveness and hope in the act. Oades' unwavering loyalty to the words, sounds and silences of ev..
Following the runaway success of his Big Book of Numbers and World of Numbers (2015), Adam Spencer is back with a fascinating - and fun! - romp through history. Starting with the big bang and ending i..
Adeline is a gorgeous reimagining of the historical events that brought Virginia Woolf to the riverbank, with a stunning denouement worthy of its protagonist. An ambitious work in the tradition of Woo..
Tibor Tarent, a freelance photographer, is recalled to Britain from Anatolia where his wife Melanie has been killed by insurgent militia. IRGB is a nation living in the aftermath of a bizarre and terr..