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ISBN: 1594202176  The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet

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Just Released Signed Books: Summertime by J.M. Coetzee
  1. Summertime
    J.M. Coetzee
  2. The White Queen
    Philippa Gregory
  3. 206 Bones
    Kathy Reichs
  4. The Death of Bunny Munro
    Nick Cave
  5. Juliet, Naked
    Nick Hornby
  6. Small Wars
    Sadie Jones
  7. A Life Like Other People's
    Alan Bennett
  8. Bicycle Diaries
    David Byrne
  9. A Week in December
    Sebastian Faulks
  10. Blood Line
    Mark Billingham
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Wolf Hall

Hilary Mantel

England, the 1520s. Henry VIII is on the throne, but has no heir. Cardinal Wolsey is his chief advisor, charged with securing the divorce the pope refuses to grant. Into this atmosphere of distrust and need comes Thomas Cromwell, first as Wolsey's clerk, and later his successor. Cromwell is a man with a delicate and deadly expertise in manipulating people and events. His reforming agenda is carried out in the grip of a self-interested parliament and a king who fluctuates between romantic passions and murderous rages.

Wolf Hall is that very rare thing: a truly great English novel. With a vast array of characters, and richly overflowing with incident, it peels back history to show us Tudor England as a half-made society, moulding itself with great passion and suffering and courage.

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Signed Children's Books: From Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series, New Moon
  1. New Moon
    Stephenie Meyer
  2. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
    John Boyne
  3. The Gruffalo
    Julia Donaldson
  4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
    Eric Carle
  5. Where The Wild Things Are
    Maurice Sendak
  6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
    Jeff Kinney
  7. Brisingr
    Christopher Paolini
  8. Dear Zoo
    Rod Campbell
  9. The Dangerous Book for Boys
    Con & Hal Iggulden
  10. Flanimals
    Ricky Gervais
Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Coraline

Neil Gaiman

When Coraline moves with her parents to a new house she is fascinated by the fact that their 'house' is in fact only half a house! Divided into flats years before, there is a brick wall behind a door where once there was a corridor and one day it is corridor again, down which the intrepid Coraline wanders.

And so a nightmare-ish mystery begins that takes Coraline into the arms of counterfeit parents and a life that isn't quite right. Can Coraline get out? Can she find her real parents? Will life ever be the same again?

"This book will send a shiver down your spine, out through your shoes and into a taxi to the airport. It has the delicate horror of the finest fairy tales, and it is a masterpiece." - Terry Pratchett.

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Signed Super Stars: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  1. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
    J.K. Rowling
  2. The Da Vinci Code
    Dan Brown
  3. Eats, Shoots & Leaves
    Lynne Truss
  4. The Gargoyle
    Andrew Davidson
  5. The Cellist of Sarajevo
    Steven Galloway
  6. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
    Kim Edwards
  7. The Outcast
    Sadie Jones
  8. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
    Haruki Murakami
  9. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
    Annie Barrows, Mary Ann Shaffer
  10. The Shack
    William P. Young
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson

Three Cups of Tea

Greg Mortenson

In 1993, after a terrifying and disastrous attempt to climb K2, a mountaineer called Greg Mortenson drifted, cold and dehydrated, into an impoverished Pakistan village in the Karakoram Mountains. Moved by the inhabitants' kindness, he promised to return and build a school.

Three Cups of Tea is the story of that promise and its extraordinary outcome. Over the next decade Mortenson built not just one but fifty-five schools - especially for girls - in remote villages across the forbidding and breathtaking landscape of Pakistan and Afghanistan, just as the Taliban rose to power. His story is at once a riveting adventure and a testament to the power of the humanitarian spirit.

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Collectable Signed Books: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  1. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
    Douglas Adams
  2. Murder on the Orient Express
    Agatha Christie
  3. Rubbalong Tales
    Enid Blyton
  4. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold
    John Le Carré
  5. Catch-22
    Joseph Heller
  6. The Audacity of Hope
    Barack Obama
  7. The Road
    Cormac McCarthy
  8. The Graveyard Book
    Neil Gaiman
  9. To Kill A Mockingbird
    Harper Lee
  10. James and the Giant Peach
    Roald Dahl
Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Time Traveler's Wife

Audrey Niffenegger

This extraordinary, magical novel is the story of Clare and Henry who have known each other since Clare was 6 and Henry was 36, and were married when Clare was 22 and Henry 30. Impossible but true, because Henry is one of the first people diagnosed with Chrono-Displacement Disorder: periodically his genetic clock resets and he finds himself pulled suddenly into his past or future. His experiences are alternately harrowing and amusing. They struggle to lead normal lives in the face of a force they can neither prevent nor control.

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