Stuck for Christmas present ideas? Here are four of the best books available this Christmas!
Stories for Kids who Dare to be Different, Ben Brooks
Boys will be boys and girls will be girls – or so the meaningless saying goes. Because what if you’re a girl and you like cage fighting? Or you’re a boy and you love ballet? Parents asked for a celebration of role models of both genders within the same book.
Stories for Kids Who Dare to Be Different is the answer. This is a beautifully illustrated, evocative and inspirational book of amazing stories of amazing people who stood up and stood out. It will delight sons and daughters, nephews and nieces, and give them the courage to be themselves. Includes Sir Peter Jackson, Sophie Pascoe and more.
Wunder is gathering in Nevermoor …
Last Christmas, Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend was a runaway bestseller.
This year, return to the magical world of Nevermoor with the sequel Wundersmith. Morrigan Crow may have defeated her deadly curse, passed the dangerous trials and joined the mystical Wundrous Society, but her journey into Nevermoor and all its secrets has only just begun.
And she is fast learning that not all magic is used for good…
From the number one bestselling author of The Notebook comes an unforgettable tale of enduring love, a story where destiny and love collide.
Hope Anderson is at a crossroads. After six years with her boyfriend, she is no longer sure what she wants, and when her father becomes ill she heads to her family’s cottage at Sunset Beach in North Carolina to make some difficult decisions.
Tru Walls has been summoned across an ocean from where he was born and raised in Zimbabwe by a letter from a man claiming to be his father. In journeying to Sunset Beach, Tru hopes to unravel the mystery surrounding his mother’s life, but the letter will lead him in an unexpected direction…
The Reckoning, John Grisham
The electrifying new thriller from internationally bestselling author John Grisham, tells the story of an unthinkable murder, the bizarre trial that followed it, and its profound and lasting effect on the people of Ford County.
Pete Banning was Clanton’s favourite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, father, neighbour, and a faithful member of the Methodist Church. Then one cool October morning in 1946. he rose early, drove into town, walked into the church, and calmly shot and killed the Reverend Dexter Bell.
As if the murder wasn’t shocking enough, it was even more baffling that Pete’s only statement about it – to the sheriff, to his defence attorney, to the judge, to his family and friends, and to the people of Clanton – was ‘I have nothing to say’.
And so the murder of the esteemed Reverend Bell became the most mysterious and unforgettable crime Ford County had ever known…
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