Recent Releases

This is a complete list of the new books which have arrived on the site within the last month. See This Month's Highlights for a selection.

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    Katie's A Tae Z: An Alphabet For Wee Folk
    James Robertson - Boards - Black & White Publishing
    Aimed at very young children, this book presents a simple and easy introduction to Scots words with Karen Sutherland's cheerful and engaging pictures to go with them. On each of the 13 spreads, it introduces two things or animals: one word and one image for each.
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    Damian: Son Of Batman
    - Hardback - DC Comics
    Damian Wayne, the son of Batman, has adopted the cape and cowl as his own - but what horrific events set this troubled hero on the path of his dark destiny? It's a possible future that may never be.
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    Fascial Stretch Therapy
    Ann Frederick - Paperback - Handspring Publishing
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    The Brilliant Stage: The Story Of Frances Walsingham
    Angela McLeod - Paperback - Matador
    Much has been written on Sir Francis Walsingham, otherwise known as Elizabeth I's Secretary of State and Spymaster, but very little detailing the life of his only child, Frances. Although she was closely associated with some of the greatest and most powerful people of that era, her presence and her contribution to the course of history is largely unknown. This books chronicles the life of Frances Walsingham, covering the last half of the reign including the defeat of the Armada and the Dutch, Spanish and Irish campaigns.
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    Edinburgh Waverley Station Through Time
    Michael Meighan - Paperback - Amberley
    Serving Scotland's capital city the present station was built in the mid-nineteenth century on the site of three rival stations. It continues as the major destination for travellers on the East Coast Main Line.
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    Scotland's Northwest Frontier: A Forgotten British Borderland
    Alister Farquhar Matheson - Paperback - Matador
    The western coastal lands of the Northern Highlands are squeezed between the northern Hebrides and Drumalban, the mountainous spine of Highland Scotland. This is a region justly famed for some of the finest and most unspoilt scenery in the British Isles, but what happened here in times past? 'Scotland's Northwest Frontier' provides the answer.
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    John McCann - Paperback - Bloomsbury
    "I'd always been interested in the referendum. Followed every bit of it. Was as surprised as anybody at the result. When I saw that they needed new people for the transition, experienced people, I jumped at the chance. Scotland has gained independence." 'Spoiling' is a political comedy that boldly and humorously deals with some inflammatory issues.
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    Zu Qigong: Foot Energy Work
    Elspeth Fare - Paperback - Lumphanan
    Primarily designed to be used alongside introductory & training workshops, 'Zu Qigong' provides an account of the technique, thoughts and theories behind Zu Qigong, offering a new perspective on reflexology.
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    Scottish History For Dummies
    William Knox - Paperback - John Wiley & Sons
    From its turbulent past to right up to the present day, 'Scottish History for Dummies' explores the story of Scotland and its place within the historical narratives of Britain, Europe and the rest of the world.
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    The British Nationality Test: How British Are You?
    Cameron McPhail - Paperback - Black & White Publishing
    The deadpan but hilarious 'British Nationality Test' marks a truly new direction for the genre and is well removed from those insipid and often rather base joke books. Fast forward to the time when global warming has kicked in and Britain has been transformed into a Mediterranean paradise. Faced with waves of immigration, the government is forced to bring in a challenging nationalality test in an attempt to stem the human tide of aspiring citizens. The twist is that this is a test with a difference. Out goes Latin and biology and in comes the likes of gender studies and sports studies, with hilarious results.

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