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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    Seal Island
    Julia Green - Paperback - Oxford University Press
    Grace is excited about her holiday, staying with Granny at her house in the Hebrides. She makes friends with local boy Col, and together they go exploring all over the Island. One day, Grace discovers a baby seal injured on the beach. She's not sure if she can save it, but she's determined to try.
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    The Story Of Matthew Buzzington
    Andy Stanton - Paperback - Barrington Stoke
    Matthew Buzzington has a special secret power - he can turn into a fly. The only problem is, it doesn't seem to work! Now, the school bully is making his life a misery - can he summon up his powers to take revenge?
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    Women Saying No: Making A Positive Case Against Independence
    - Paperback - Luath Press
    Maria Fyfe assembles 14 Scottish female political voices to argue their collective case for a NO vote at the forthcoming Scottish Independence Referendum. It's been said that it will be mainly women who deliver a NO vote. Why are women more inclined to vote NO, and what are the reasons?
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    Artefacts Of The Dead
    Tony Black - Paperback - Black & White Publishing
    The discovery of a dead banker sends shock waves through the sleepy coastal town of Ayr. And it's up to DI Bob Valentine - recently back on the force after his near-fatal stabbing - to find the killer.
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    Take It Cool
    Jonathan Pinnock - Paperback - Two Ravens
    If you're born with a name like Pinnock, you are just two consonants away from disaster. Jonathan Pinnock knows this, and that wipes out any chance of being cool. But one day he finds out about Dennis Pinnock, a reggae singer who recorded over 20 singles on a dozen different labels but never made an album, despite working with some of the biggest names in black British music. So Jonathan embarks on a search to find out more about his namesake.
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    Mobius Dick
    Andrew Crumey - Paperback - Picador
    Physicist John Ringer receives a mysterious text message that triggers an investigation into the development of new mobile phone technology in a research facility outside a remote Scottish village. The world is becoming a very different place: amnesia, telepathy and inexplicable coincidences all seem to be occurring more frequently - with humorous, brain teasing results. Could quantum experiments have caused the collapse of our universe's space-time continuum? Could the multi-layered text we are reading come from another world altogether?
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    Mr Mee
    Andrew Crumey - Paperback - Dedalus
    Mr Mee, an elderly Scotsman who spends his days roaming his vast library, has discovered a reference to the mythic Xanthic sect who believed fire to be a form of life. In his search for more details he discovers the Internet with life-changing results.
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    The Falconer
    Elizabeth May - Paperback - Gollancz
    Lady Aileana Kameron, the only daughter of the Marquess of Douglas, was destined for a life carefully planned around Edinburgh's social events - right up until a faery killed her mother. Now it's the 1844 winter season and Aileana slaughters faeries in secret, in between the endless round of parties, tea and balls.
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    Ireland: History Of A Nation
    David Ross - Paperback - Waverley
    This work tells the story of Ireland from prehistoric times to the present day. Fact windows in the text highlight many noteworthy aspects of Irish history and a chronology gives an overview of Ireland's major cultural, political and religious trends.
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    Scotland: Let's Get Quizzical
    Gwion Prydderch - Hardback - Summersdale
    Get ready for a brain-teasing trip through the best bits of Scotland: return the Stone of Destiny to Scone by finding your way through a maze; brush up on your knowledge of Scottish lochs in a word search and find out who recorded the first sighting of Nessie.

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