It is 1939. In Nazi Germany, the country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier - and will become busier still. By her brother's graveside, Liesel's life is changed forever when she picks up a single object, abandoned in the snow. It is
A sophisticated, layered, and heartachingly beautiful story about the power of family and friends, the choices we all make, and the ultimate choice one teenage girl commands, this emotionally arresting novel is sure to captivate readers.
The son of a violent father and a mother of great faith, Childers grew into adulthood as a drug-dealing biker. Nowadays he, along with the cadre of Sudanese soldiers he employs, spends his time in the most dangerous parts of Sudan and Uganda rescuing the youngest victims of war, orphans and child-soldiers.
In 1986 Margaret Humphreys, a Nottingham social worker, investigated a woman's claim that, aged four, she had been put on a boat to Australia by the British government. At first incredulous, Margaret discovered that this was just the tip of an enormous iceberg. This title reveals how she unravelled this shocking secret.
Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, this title tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work in a fairground and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever.
Gives an account of the author's journey by rail through Asia. This work describes the many places, cultures, sights and sounds he experienced and the fascinating people he met. It also shows how he is drawn into conversation with fellow passengers, from Molesworth, while avoiding the forceful approaches of pimps and drug dealers.
Inspirational, dramatic and extraordinary - the autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 5, sold in marriage at 13, who became an American model and is now at the young age of 30, the UN spokeswoman against circumcision
As a former editor at Hong Kong's largest weekly newspaper, Evans thought she knew China well. When she learned the Chinese had built enough new roads to circle the equator 16 times, she decided to take a fresh look at this vast nation.
Tells how dismayed by the relentless onslaught of faceless American chains muscling in where local businesses had once thrived, the author set off on the ultimate American road trip - in search of the true, independent heart of the US of A.