The Accidental Tour Guide
When Mary loses her beloved husband, her world is turned upside down. Part of her journey to reignite her passion for living is to boldly go where she has never been before – in her travels and in her everyday life.
A powerful, moving and inspiring true story about how to rebuild your life without the people who matter most.
The Giver of Stars
Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond. Based on the true story about the women who signed up to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt’s travelling library, they are known as the Horseback Librarians of Kentucky. What happens to these women – and to the men they love – becomes a classic drama of loyalty, justice, humanity and passion though they face all kinds of dangers – from moonshiners to snakes, from mountains to floods – and social disapproval to boot.
The Book of Gutsy Women
Hillary and Chelsea Clinton
Ensuring the rights and opportunities of women and girls remains a big piece of the unfinished business of the twenty-first century.
While there’s a lot of work to do, we know that throughout history and around the globe, women have overcome the toughest resistance imaginable to win victories that have made progress possible for all of us. That is the achievement of each of the women in this book. So how did they do it?
Hillary and Chelsea Clinton share stories of their favourite inspirational, aspirational and gutsy women.
As a university lecturer, Siân didn’t need a signature scent to know who she was. But, prompted by her job loss following the restructuring of the humanities – and the effect this has on her identity – she begins to construct a perfume of herself. Note by perfume note, referencing scent memories and recent events, she rebuilds herself, Scented.
Scenes From the Heart
Malena Ernman, Greta, Beata & Svante Thunberg
Scenes from the Heart is the remarkable true story of two parents and two daughters, who together have transformed the way we think and talk about our earth. Revealing the intimate, hitherto unseen impact of climate change on our children’s and our own mental health, it is a passionate rallying cry for us all to wake up and see things differently – and then join them in the struggle for ourselves and our living planet.
International bestselling author, Lang Leav takes you into the shadowy world of contemporary poetry in this revealing and emotionally charged story about friendship, first love, betrayal, and the courage to follow your dreams.
Verity Wolf dreams of being a poet – not that she’d ever admit it to anyone. Her best friend Jess thinks she’s definitely got what it takes, while her cat, Zorro is characteristically indifferent. As for the cute boy she’s just met, he’s about to discover her best-kept secret. When Verity stumbles on an old, mysterious book, Poemsia, she finds herself suddenly thrust into the dizzying world of social media stardom, where poets are the new rock stars, and fame is sometimes just a click away.