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by Meik Wiking
You know hygge when you feel it. It is when you are cuddled up on a sofa with a loved one, or sharing comfort food with your closest friends. It is those crisp blue mornings when the light through your window is just right. Learn to be more hygge: from picking the right lighting and planning a dinner party through to creating an emergency hygge kit and even how to dress.
by Rose Tremain
Gustav grows up in a small town in Switzerland, where the horror of the Second World War seem a distant echo. But Gustavís father has mysteriously died, and his adored mother Emilie is strangely cold. Gustavís life is lonely until he meets Anton. An intense lifelong friendship develops but Anton fails to understand how deeply his life and Gustavís are entwined until it is almost too late...
by Simon Sebag Montefiore
This is the intimate story of twenty tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired by holy autocracy and imperial ambition. Montefiore's gripping chronicle reveals their secret world of unlimited power and ruthless empire-building, overshadowed by palace conspiracy, family rivalries, sexual decadence and wild extravagance.
by Maz Evans
Elliot's mum is ill and his home is under threat, but a shooting star crashes to earth and changes his life forever. The star is Virgo - a young Zodiac goddess on a mission. But the pair accidentally release Thanatos, a wicked death daemon imprisoned beneath Stonehenge, and must then turn to the old Olympian gods for help.
by Paul Kalanithi
The chronicles of Paul Kalanithi's life from medical student to neurosurgeon, to patient, to new father. Kalanithi died working on this moving book, yet his words live on. When Breath Becomes Air is a life-affirming reflectionon the relationship between doctor and patient, from a gifted writer who became both.
by by Julian Barnes
In May 1937 a man in his early thirties waits by the lift of a Leningrad apartment block. He waits all through the night, expecting to be taken away to the Big House. Any celebrity he has known in the previous decade is no use to him now. And few who are taken to the Big House ever return.
by Yuval Noah Harari
Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? In this bold and provocative book, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here and where weíre going.
by Peter Frankopan
For centuries, fame and fortune were to be found in the west Ė in the New World of the Americas. Today, it is the east which calls out to those in search of riches and adventure. Sweeping right across Central Asia and deep into China and India, a region that once took centre stage is again rising to dominate global politics, commerce and culture.
by Lisa Thompson
Twelve-year-old Matthew is trapped in his bedroom by crippling OCD, spending most of his time staring out of his window as the inhabitants of Chestnut Close go about their business. Until the day he is the last person to see his next door neighbour's toddler, Teddy, before he goes missing. Matthew must turn detective and unravel the mystery of Teddy's disappearance..
by Ross Welford
This extraordinary debut will make you laugh and cry. A story that crosses time and generations, for adventure-loving readers young and old. On Al Chaudhuryís twelfth birthday his beloved Grandpa Byron gives him a letter from Alís late father. In it Al receives a mission: travel back to 1984 in a secret time machine and save his fatherís life.