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.
- Add to BasketThe Legacy Of Elizabeth Pringle
- Paperback - Two Roads
Seemingly on a whim, 95-year-old Elizabeth Pringle bequeaths Holmlea, her beloved house on Arran, to a woman she has never met. As a young woman comes take up Holmlea she slowly unlocks the mysteries and heartbreaking secrets of Elizabeth Pringle's true legacy, in a multi-generational story of love and belonging.
- Add to BasketMacbeth
- Hardback - Wayland
A power-hungry general, his crazed wife, three interfering witches and some terrifying ghosts. Discover the gripping story of Macbeth ; one of the world's most famous tragedies. The age-appropriate text in this book introduces readers to the play by re-telling the story in modern English, making it an ideal introduction to Shakespeare for children of 9 and above.
- Add to BasketScotland - The Best 100 Places: 100 Places
- Hardback - Collins
Peter Irvine has selected 100 of his favourite places for this photographic book celebrating Scotland at its most beautiful. Images have been selected from some of Scotland's best photographers, capturing the stunning scenery and landscape of the country.
- Add to BasketTartan Tragedy
- Paperback - Phoenix
The body of a young man has been found floating in a pool on a remote island in the Scottish Highlands. It just happens to be the island that TV reporter Jemima Shore has rented for a holiday - a holiday that is rapidly falling apart.
- Add to BasketVeil Of Time
- Paperback - Simon & Schuster
A compelling, romantic tale of two Scotlands - one modern, one ancient - and the woman who parts the magical veil of time between them.
- Add to BasketWe Need To Talk About ... Kevin Bridges
- Hardback - Michael Joseph
Discover the hilarious life-story of one of Britain's best-loved comedians in Kevin Bridges' brilliant memoir.
- Add to BasketYikes, Santa-Claws!
- Paperback - Bloomsbury
It was Christmas Eve and the dino-tots were tucked up in bed dreaming of Christmas magic. But where were the jolly jingle bells? The hearty 'ho, ho, ho'? And who was this green scaly creature stomping through the snow? Yikes, it's Santa-Claws and he's causing chaos. Can anyone stop him and save the day?
- Add to BasketYoung Winstone
- Hardback - Canongate
Revisiting the bomb-sites and boozers of his childhood and adolescence, Ray Winstone takes the reader on an unforgettable tour of a cockney heartland which is at once irresistibly mythic and undeniably real. Told with its author's trademark blend of brutal directness and roguish wit, 'Young Winstone' offers a fascinating social history of East London, as well as a school of hard knocks coming-of-age story with a powerful emotional punch.
- Add to BasketBeing Imprisoned: Punishment, Adaptation And Desistance
- Hardback - Palgrave Macmillan
Exploring the way in which criminal punishment is interpreted and narrated by offenders, this book examines the meaning offenders ascribe to their sentence and the consequences of this for future desistance.
- Add to BasketHorace And The Christmas Mystery
- Hardback - Black & White Publishing
Horace the haggis gets a terrible shock when he visits his friends on Christmas Eve. Every one of them has vanished. Worse, pinned to each house is a note with the single letter V - the personal sign of the most feared gangster in Acre Valley.