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Claire McIntyre has it all: an adoring husband, a bubbly best friend, a chic townhouse and a high-flying corporate career in the city. But somehow she's forgotten what really makes her happy. After receiving tragic news, closely followed by the loss of her job, Claire's world is thrown into turmoil. S... read more

Paycheque
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On the surface, current affairs reporter Nicola Harvey has the world at her feet -- she's at the top of her profession, part of Australian television's celebrity A-list, has a wealthy, successful fiance and a beautiful warehouse conversion in Adelaide. But appearances can be deceiving and not all is p... read more

Nowhere Else
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Awards:Shortlisted for Whitbread Book Awards: Novel Category 1997 and WH Smith Literary Prize 1998.

In one of the most striking opening scenes ever written, a bizarre ballooning accident and a chance meeting give birth to an obsession so powerful that an ordinary man is driven to the brink of madness and murder by another's delusions. Ian McEwan brings us an unforgettable story--dark, gripping, and ... read more

Enduring Love
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Awards:Shortlisted for Irish Book Awards: RTE Radio 1's The John Murray Show Listeners' Choice Award 2012.

"A beautiful portrait of being in Paris in the glittering 1920s--as a wife and as one's own woman."--Entertainment Weekly   A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures the love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.   Chi... read more

Paris Wife
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Reading Level:good
Awards:Winner of James Tait Black Memorial Book Prizes: Fiction 2006 and BookScan Gold Awards 2007. Runner-up for Reading Group Book of the Year 2007.

Saturday, February 15, 2003. Henry Perowne is a contented man - a successful neurosurgeon, the devoted husband of Rosalind and proud father of two grown-up children. Unusually, he wakes before dawn, drawn to the window of his bedroom and filled with a growing unease. What troubles him as he looks out ... read more

Nophoto
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Set in a small, remote community in rural Tennessee in the years between the two world wars, The Orchard Keeper is an early classic from one of America's finest and most celebrated authors. It tells of John Wesley Rattner, a young boy, and Marion Sylder, an outlaw and bootlegger who, unbeknownst to ei... read more

The Orchard Keeper
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 Fiction

Series:Tales of the City

Twenty years have passed since Mary Ann Singleton left her husband and child in San Francisco to pursue her dream of a television career in New York. Now, a pair of personal calamities has driven her back to the city of her youth and into the arms of her oldest friend, Michael "Mouse" Tolliver, a gay ... read more

Mary Ann in Autumn
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It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we can expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. When Adam Smith wrote that all our actions stem from self-inte... read more

Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?: How We Fell for a False Economy and Why it's Time to Move on
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Series:Sofia
Reading Level:From 12 To 16

A brave, moving and unflinchingly honest YA novel about a young girl's life in Mozambique, where poverty, exploitation, HIV/AIDS and the legacy of war are constant problems. This book continues the story of Sofia, from Secrets in the Fire, who lost her legs after a landmine accident.

Playing with Fire (Sofia #2)
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Reading Level:good
Awards:Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 2002 and Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2002. Shortlisted for Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2003.

Like its noteworthy ancestors (Robinson Crusoe, Gulliver's Travels, the Ancient Mariner and Moby Dick) Life of Pi is a tale of disaster at sea. Both a boys' own adventure (for grown-ups) and a meditation on faith and the value of religious metaphor, it was one of the most extraordinary ... read more

Nophoto
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Series:Text Classics
Reading Level:Very Good

Here in one volume are twenty-three of the finest stories by Katherine Mansfield. Considered one of the finest short-story writers of the twentieth century, Mansfield was from a young age heavily influenced by Anton Chekhov, a master of the form. This new select... read more

Selected Stories - Katherine Mansfield
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Series:Vintage Classics Ser.

"Winner of the 1996 International Impac Dublin Literary Award. In the 1840s, a ship's boy cast ashore in northern Australia is taken in by Aborigines. Sixteen years later he steps out of the bush and inadvertently confronts the new white settlers with their unspoken terrors. A p... read more

Remembering Babylon
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