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Level 1: Rory Wants a Pet - Pritchard Gabrielle

Rory is a dinosaur. He wants a pet. He wants a cat, a bird, or an elephant. What is the big ball in the kitchen? It moves! Is it a pet?

Easystart: Who Wants to be a Star? - Iggulden Margaret

Original / British English Tina Daniels is thirteen years old and a star. She sings beautifully, and everyone loves her. Her mother has big ideas about Hollywood, but Tina is not happy. One day she goes away on a train. Who does she meet? What does she see? Read about Tina's new life.

Easystart: Who Wants to be a Star? Book and CD Pack - Iggulden Margaret

Original / British English Tina Daniels is thirteen years old and a star. She sings beautifully, and everyone loves her. Her mother has big ideas about Hollywood, but Tina is not happy. One day she goes away on a train. Who does she meet? What does she see? Read about Tina's new life.

A Gentleman in Moscow - Amor Towles

This is New York Times Bestseller. "Winning...gorgeous...satisfying...Towles is a craftsman." (New York Times Book Review). "A work of great charm, intelligence and insight." (Sunday Times). "Abundant in humour, history and humanity." (Sunday Telegraph). On 21 June, 1922, Count Alexander Rostov - recipient of the Order of Saint Andrew, member of the Jockey Club, Master of the Hunt - is escorted out of the Kremlin, across Red Square and through the elegant revolving doors of the Hotel Metropol. ...

The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep - Carl-Johan Forssén Eh...

The groundbreaking No. 1 bestseller is sure to turn nightly bedtime battles into a loving and special end-of-day ritual. This child-tested, parent-approved story uses an innovative technique that brings a calm end to any child's day. Do you struggle with getting your child to fall asleep? Join parents all over the world who have embraced The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep as their new nightly routine. When Roger can't fall asleep, Mummy Rabbit takes him to see Uncle Yawn, who knows just what ...

The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep - Forssén Ehrlin Carl-Johan

The groundbreaking No. 1 bestseller is sure to turn nightly bedtime battles into a loving and special end-of-day ritual. This child-tested, parent-approved story uses an innovative technique that brings a calm end to any child's day. Do you struggle with getting your child to fall asleep? Join parents all over the world who have embraced The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep as their new nightly routine. When Roger can't fall asleep, Mummy Rabbit takes him to see Uncle Yawn, who knows ...

Class What She Does Next Will Astound You - James Goss

¨We want your stunts, your dares, your whatevs. There is only one rule. There is no such thing as oversharing.’ At Coal Hill School, things have started to get public. Kids have become obsessed with a website that demands you perform risky stunts, or tell it your most painful secrets. And Seraphin, everyone’s favourite vlogger, wants you to get involved. All in the name of charity. At first people just get hurt. Then their lives are ruined. Finally, they disappear. As April’s fragile group of f...

Be Careful What You Wish for - Jeffery Archer

Be Careful What You Wish For opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car accident. But who died, Sebastian or his best friend Bruno? When Ross Buchanan is forced to resign as chairman of the Barrington Shipping Company, Emma Clifton wants to replace him. But Don Pedro Martinez intends to install his puppet, the egregious Major Alex Fisher, in order to destroy the Barrington family firm just as the ...

Social Entrepreneurship : What Everyone Needs to Know - Born...

In development circles, there is now widespread consensus that social entrepreneurs represent a far better mechanism to respond to needs than we have ever had before-a decentralized and emergent force that remains our best hope for solutions that can keep pace with our problems and create a more peaceful world. David Bornstein's previous book on social entrepreneurship, How to Change the World, was hailed by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times as "a bible in the field" and published in more ...

Bring Me The Horizon: This Is What The Edge Of Your Seat Was Made For: CD

Britští rockeři ze Shefieldu se sformovali v roce 2003. První album má kořeny v deathcore, pozdější nahrávky jsou eklektič-tější a kapela na nich inklinuje k metalcore. Na pátém albu That's The Spirit z roku 2015 je zvuk skupiny méně agresivní, v souvislosti s ním už kritika mluví o rocku. EP z roku 2004 je první vydanou nahrávkou kapely. Track list: 1. RE: They Have No Reflections [5:42] 2. Who Wants Flowers When You're Dead? Nobody [4:54] 3. Rawwwrr! [...

How Big is a Million? - Milbourne, A.

This is a brand new picture book to help children understand the concept of big numbers. Pipkin the smallest penguin is always asking questions, but what he wants to know most of all is how big is a million? So he sets off to find out, and along the way meets a hundred penguins, sees a thousand snowflakes and meets one new friend before being amazed to finally find out how big a million really is. A special fold-out poster at the end of the book shows Pipkin looking at the sky, which is printed...

Heart of a Fighter Page Turners 4

As captain of the college taekwondo team, Dwayne always wants to be the best. But when he loses to Minho Kim, the new boy from Korea, Dwayne has to learn what it really means to be a fighter.

GOING LA LA - POTTER, A.

What do you when your boyfriend tells you he wants space? You give him six thousand miles of it... Frankie's life is falling apart. In less than a week she's gone from having everything - a great job, lovely flat and gorgeous Hugh - to having nothing at all. Devastated, dumped and on the dole, she packs her bags and flies to Los Angeles to stay with an old friend. Her goal? To sort out her life and get over Hugh. She does not, repeat not, go to LA to fall head over heels for an American photogr...

TRUE SOLDIER GENTLEMEN - GOLDSWORTHY, A.

The year is 1808, and Hamish Williams is a 'gentlemen volunteer' in the 106th regiment of foot, a man serving with the ranks but living with the officers, and uncomfortable in both worlds: looked down on by those with the money or influence to buy their rank, and distrusted by the common soldiers who know he is not one of them. But Williams is determined to prove by deeds alone that he is a man worthy of advancement, and when the 106th embarks for Portugal to begin what will become known as the...

Our World Readers: A Big Lesson for Little Frog American Eng...

Little Frog is sad. He can't swing through the trees like Monkey or fly like Parrot. He wants to do what they can do. Can Giraffe help him to see that he is special too?

FROM A BUICK 8 - Stephen King

Come close, children, and see the living crocodile. A vintage '54 Buick Roadmaster. At least, that's what it looks like . . . There is a secret hidden in Shed B in the state police barracks in Statler, Pennsylvania. A secret that has drawn troopers for twenty years - terrified yet irresistibly tempted to look at its chrome fenders, silver grille and exotic exhaust system. Young Ned Wilcox has started coming by the barracks: mowing the lawn, washing the windows, shovelling snow; it's a boy's way...

Life in a Medieval Castle - Joseph Gies, Frances Gies

A widely respected academic work and a source for George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones, Joseph and Frances Gies’s bestselling Life in a Medieval Castle remains a timeless work of popular medieval scholarship. Focusing on Chepstow, an English castle that survived the turbulent Middle Ages with a relative lack of violence, the book offers an exquisite portrait of what day-to-day life was actually like during the era, and of the key role the castle played. The Gieses take us through the full cycle...

The Osiris Ritual: A Newbury and Hobbes Investigation 2 - Ma...

When your boss is the Queen of England, you never know what the day will bring. For Gentleman Investigator for the Crown, Sir Maurice Newbury, it is likely to involve rooftop chases, sword fights, races through the Underground, and the most terrifying case of murders to ever plague London. When an Egyptian mummy is unveiled, a string of mysterious murders follows in its wake, drawing Newbury into a web of occult intrigue. Meanwhile, Miss Veronica Hobbes becomes increasingly perplexed by a growi...

Chernobyl Prayer : A Chronicle of the Future - Alexievich, S...

The startling history of the Chernobyl disaster by Svetlana Alexievich, the winner of the Nobel prize in literature 2015. A new translation based on the revised text. On 26 April 1986, at 1.23am, a series of explosions shook the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Flames lit up the sky and radiation escaped to contaminate the land and poison the people for years to come. While officials tried to hush up the accident, Svetlana Alexievich spent years collecting testimonies from survivors - clean-up worker...

Inside Vogue: A Diary Of My 100Th Year - Shulman Alexandra

The secret diary of Vogue Editor-in-Chief Alexandra Shulman and the real story behind the BBC TV ABSOLUTELY FASHION documentary. 'One of the great social diaries of our time ...should become a classic.' Sunday Times 'Eye-popping, brilliantly candid' Evening Standard What a year for Vogue! Alexandra Shulman reveals the emotional and logistical minefield of producing the 100th anniversary issue (that Duchess of Cambridge cover surprise), organizing the star-studded Vogue 100 G...

The Thing About Prague...: How I Gave it All Up for a New Li...

When Rachael Weiss left a good job, Thelma the cat and a normal life in Sydney for the romantic dream of being a writer in Prague she intended to stay forever. She lasted just three years, exasperated by the eccentricities of her ancestral city and its mind-boggling bureaucracy and customs. In this surprising and generous memoir full of warmth and unstoppable sociability, Rachael attempts to write her great novel, buy an apartment (any apartment!), dodge unscrupulous employers, and perhaps find...

Our World Level 2 Reader: a Big Lesson for Little Frog - O´s...

Little Frog is sad. He can't swing through the trees like Monkey or fly like Parrot. He wants to do what they can do. Can Giraffe help him to see that he is special too? Read and find out! Our World is a six-level primary series in British English that uses fun and fascinating National Geographic content, with stunning images and video, to give young learners the essential English language, skills, and knowledge they need to understand their world. National Geographic video inspires and motivat...

Waters Roger: Amused To Death (Remastered 2015) CD+Blu-ray

Track list: CD 1. The Ballad Of Bill Hubbard 2. What God Wants, Part I 3. Perfect Sense, Part I 4. Perfect Sense, Part II 5. The Bravery Of Being Out Of Range 6. Late Home Tonight, Part I 7. Late Home Tonight, Part II 8. Too Much Rope 9. What God Wants, Part II 10. What God Wants, Part III 11. Watching TV 12. Three Wishes 13. It's A Miracle 14. Amused To Death BLU-RAY AUDIO 1. The Ballad of Bill Hubbard (5.1) 2. What God...

Night School (Jack Reacher series) - Child Lee

In the morning, they gave Reacher a medal. And in the afternoon, they sent him back to school.It’s just a voice plucked from the air: ‘The American wants a hundred million dollars’.For what? Who from?

OST / Soundtrack : Seven Year Itch LP

; 1. Main Title ; 2. The Wolves Of Manhattan; 3. The Tomatoe Upstairs; 4. Dinner And A Movie; 5. The Kiss; 6. Down The Stairs ; 7. What A Girl Really Wants ; 8. Leaving For The Country; 9. End Title;

GREAT EXPECTATIONS Book + CD (Black Cat Readers Level Starte...

Pip, a poor young boy, receives amazing news. Someone has given him a vast amount of money and wants to make him a gentleman. Who is his mysterious benefactor? Is it Miss Havisham, the strange lady who lives in an old house with the beautiful Estella? Life is full of surprises...

OXFORD PROGRESSIVE ENGLISH READERS Level 3: AROUND THE WORLD...

Popis edice: Poor Passepartout! He agrees to work as the servant of Phileas Fogg, because he wants a peaceful life. Mr Fogg is a gentleman who always does exactly the same thing every day. However, that very evening he starts work, his master returns from

THE LITTLE MERMAID (Black Cat Readers Level Early Readers 3)...

The little mermaid lives in a magical, beautiful world at the bottom of the sea, but she wants to see what the world above is like. When she goes up she falls in love with a human. What will the little mermaid have to do to be able to have a life in the world above with the man she loves?

DOMINOES Second Edition Level 2 - EIGHT GREAT AMERICAN TALES...

Popis edice: What does a poor young woman do when she loses her boyfriend or wants to find one? What little lies do we tell to make ourselves look better in the eyes of those that we love? How can a friend save someone who is sure that they are going to d

DOMINOES Second Edition Level 2 - EIGHT GREAT AMERICAN TALES...

Popis edice: What does a poor young woman do when she loses her boyfriend or wants to find one? What little lies do we tell to make ourselves look better in the eyes of those that we love? How can a friend save someone who is sure that they are going to d

The Enormous Crocodile (Dahl Fiction) - Dahl, R.

The Enormous Crocodile is planning what to have for his lunch. This foul fiend - the greediest croc in the whole river - wants to eat something juicy and delicious. His teeth sparkle like knives in the sun and he's getting hungrier and hungrier. But what can the greedy grumptious brute guzzle up? Beware - he's looking for someone . . . someone who looks a lot like YOU!

Gomez Selena: For You (Greatest Hits): CD

Půvabná Selena Gomez je bezesporu jednou z nejúspěšnějších amerických zpěvaček poslední dekády. I přes svůj nízký věk má na svém kontě nejen desítky televizních a filmových rolí, ale především i několik úspěšných alb. Selena nyní vydává kompilaci svých největších hitů, která bude obsahovat i 2 nové skladby včetně nového singlu "Heart Wants What It Wants". album. Track list: 1. Heart Wants What It Wants 2. Come & Get It 3. Love You Like a Love Songs 4. Tell Me Some...

Penguin Readers 2 Tales from Arabian Nights Book + MP3 Audio...

Classic / British English Sheherezade is beautiful and clever. She also knows a thousand and one wonderful stories. Her husband wants to kill her, but he can't. Sheherezade tells him stories about a clever servant girl and a boy judge, about Ali Baba and Aladdin. What happens next? Her husband wants to know. He listens - and she lives. This Pack contains a Book and MP3

TOM JONES + CD (Black Cat Readers Level 4) - FIELDING, H.

The kindly gentleman, Mr Allworthy, returns home from a voyage to find that someone has left a baby boy in his house. He adopts the foundling, giving him the name Tom Jones. Mr Allworthy’s sister, Bridget, has a son called Master Blifil. While Tom grows into a wild but honest young man, Blifil becomes a scheming hypocrite. But what happens when Tom falls in love with a neighbouring gentleman’s daughter, Sophia, whose family wish her to marry Blifil?

Waters Roger: Amused to Death: CD

Amused to Death je třetí studiové album britského hudebníka Rogera Waterse, který je známý jako člen skupiny Pink Floyd, od které odešel v roce 1985. Album vyšlo v roce 1992 a v britském žebříčku prodejnosti hudeních desek se umístilo nejvýše na osmém místě. Seznam skladeb 1. The Ballad of Bill Hubbard 2. What God Wants, Pt. I 3. Perfect Sense, Pt. I 4. Perfect Sense, Pt. II 5. The Bravery of Being Out of Range 6. Late Home Tonight, Pt. I 7. Late Home Tonight, ...

Hypnotist´s Love Story - Moriarty Liane

Hypnotherapist Ellen is fascinated by what makes people tick. So when she falls in love with Patrick, the fact that he has a stalker doesn't faze her in the slightest. If anything it intrigues her, and the more she hears about Saskia, the more she wants to meet this woman. But what Ellen doesn't know is that they've already met...

PLPR3:My Fair Lady & MP3 Pack - Lerner Alan J.

Contemporary / British EnglishMy Fair Lady is the story of a poor young flower-seller and a professor who doesn’t like women. The professor decides to teach the flower-seller to speak better English. He wants to change her from street-girl to lady. But what will he learn from her?This Pack contains a Book and MP3

HELBLING READERS FICTION LEVEL 2 RED LINE - PRINCESS ON THE ...

King Alexander wants his daughter, Princess Priscilla, to marry his best friend, Lord Huntingdon. But the princess has other plans. She is in love with Toby, a young and handsome servant at the Royal Palace. Priscilla and Toby decide to run away together, but life on the run is not what the princess expected.

Penguin Readers 2 Project Omega + MP3 Audio CD - Elaine O'Re...

Original / British EnglishCharles Hatfield Baker III, one of the richest men in New York City, suddenly disappears. His daughter, Julia, wants to find him. The directors of his company want power and money. Do they know where he is? And what is Project Omega? Can Julia find her father and save his company?This Pack contains a Book and MP3

Level 4: The Bourne Identity - Ludlum Robert

The man has been shot many times. Who wants to kill him, and why? The man can't remember. As he begins to learn about his past, he becomes even more confused. Does he have a future? Or will he be killed before he knows who - or what - he really is?

Taj Mahal : Giant Step/de Ole Folks At Home LP

; Giant Step; A1 Ain't Gwine Whistle Dixie Anymo' ; A2 Take A Giant Step ; A3 Give Your Woman What She Wants ; A4 Good Morning Little School Girl ; A5 You're Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond ; B1 Six Days

The Gentlemen´s Hour - Don Winslow

Boone Daniels, a laid-back private investigator, gathers with his surfing buddies on Pacific beach. There's no surf, but the Dawn Patrol are out in force regardless... it's what they do. Having no work to do, and no real reason to go to the office, Boone stays for the second shift on the daily surfing clock - the Gentleman's Hour.

HELBLING READERS FICTION LEVEL 3 RED LINE - GRACE AND THE DO...

Grace's mum wants her daughter to study hard for her piano exam. But Grace wants to spend all her free time practising with her band – the Garage Girls. How long can keep her secret from her mum? And what will her mum do if she finds out? A lively series of fully illustrated stories centred around a group of friends, allowing young readers to identify with both the characters and the stories. Exciting double-page cartoon spreads feature real dialogue for a communicative approach. Stimulating Be...

THE OCTOBER LIST - akce HB - Jeffery Deaver

Gabrielle is sitting in an apartment in Manhattan, watching the clock. Her daughter has been kidnapped, she's shot and killed a man, she is trying to evade the police and negotiate with the kidnapper, a stone-cold killer. He wants the October List, and he wants money. The doorbell rings...That is the end of Gabrielle's story, and the first chapter of this extraordinary novel by the world's best thriller writer Jeffery Deaver. The next chapter is the scene which came before, and what follows is ...

The English Teacher - Narayan, R. K.

Krishna, an English teacher in the town of Malgudi, nagged by the feeling he's doing the wrong work, is nonetheless delighted by his domestic life, where his wife and young daughter wait for him outside the house every afternoon. Devastated by the death of his wife, Krishna comes to realise what he really wants to do, and makes a decision that will change his life forever.

The Child´s Child - Vineová Barbara

When Grace and her brother Andrew inherit their grandmother's house in Hampstead, they decide to move in together. They've always got on well, the house is large enough to split down the middle, and neither of them likes partying or loud music. There's one thing they've forgotten though: what if one of them wants to bring a lover into the house?

Gentlemen´s Hour

Boone Daniels, a laid-back private investigator, gathers with his surfing buddies on Pacific beach. There's no surf, but the Dawn Patrol are out in force regardless... it's what they do. Having no work to do, and no real reason to go to the office, Boone stays for the second shift on the daily surfing clock - the Gentleman's Hour.

Hypnotist's Love Story - Liane Moriarty

How far would you go to keep the man of your dreams? From Liane Moriarty, the author of "What Alice Forgot", "The Hypnotist's Love Story" is a stunning novel about love, life and knowing where to draw the line...Hypnotherapist Ellen is fascinated by what makes people tick. So when she falls in love with Patrick, the fact that he has a stalker doesn't faze her in the slightest. If anything it intrigues her, and the more she hears about Saskia, the more she wants to meet this woman. But what Elle...

ANGELS - KESEY, M.

Marian Keyes' sixth novel is a truly captivating story about a marriage that's gone wrong and a sensible girl who suddenly just wants to let her hair down. 'We will shortly be landing at Los Angeles International Airport. Please ensure your seat is in the upright position, that you weigh less than a hundred pounds and that you have excellent teeth'. Maggie Walsh has always done everything right. Sensibly. By the book. Until the day she leaves her husband and runs away to Hollywood, that is. Fol...

FOUR BLONDES - BUSHNELL, C.

FOUR BLONDES charts the romantic intrigues, liaisons, betrayals and victories of four modern women: a beautiful B-list model finagles rent-free summerhouses in the Hamptons from her lovers until she discovers she can get a man but can't get what she wants; a high-powered magazine columnist's floundering marriage to a literary journalist is thrown into crisis when her husband's career fails to live up to her expectations; a 'Cinderella' records her descent into paranoia in her journal as she rea...

Starting Over - Parsons, T.

This is the story of how we grow old -- how we give up the dreams of youth for something better -- and how many chances we have to get it right. George Bailey has been given the gift we all dream of -- the chance to live his life again. After suffering a heart attack at the age of 42, George is given the heart of a 19-year-old -- and suddenly everything changes...He is a friend to his teenage son and daughter -- and not a stern Home Secretary, monitoring their every move. He makes love to his w...

The Day The Crayons Quit HB - Daywalt, D.

The Number One New York Times Bestseller! Debut author Drew Daywalt and international bestseller Oliver Jeffers team up to create a colourful solution to a crayon-based crisis in this playful, imaginative story that will have children laughing and playing with their crayons in a whole new way. Poor Duncan just wants to colour in. But when he opens his box of crayons, he only finds letters, all saying the same thing: We quit! Beige is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown, Blue needs a break f...

The Day The Crayons Quit - Daywalt, D.

The Number One New York Times Bestseller! Debut author Drew Daywalt and international bestseller Oliver Jeffers team up to create a colourful solution to a crayon-based crisis in this playful, imaginative story that will have children laughing and playing with their crayons in a whole new way. Poor Duncan just wants to colour in. But when he opens his box of crayons, he only finds letters, all saying the same thing: We quit! Beige is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown, Blue needs a break f...

Wonder - R J Palacio

'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time...

Help! Level 1 - Philip Prowse

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A struggling writer and a computer with a mind of its own fight for control of the writer's story and destiny. When Frank Wormold buys a computer to help him with his writing, he gets a lot more help than he wants. The ensuing battle of wills between himself and the computer makes Frank ...

Camb Eng Readers Lvl 1 Help!: T. Pk w. gratis CD - Philip Pr...

Anotace: Zjednodušená četba s poslechovým CD ( úroveň A1 - Beginner/ Elementary) Popis: Zjednodušená četba - úroveň beginner, elementary.Modern, original fiction for learners of English. A struggling writer and a computer with a mind of its own fight for control of the writer’s story and destiny. When Frank Wormold buys a computer to help him with his writing, he gets a lot more help than he wants. The ensuing battle of wills between himself and the computer makes Frank realise what the importa...

Madness - Dahl, R.

Our greatest fear is of losing control - of our lives, but, most of all, of ourselves. In these ten unsettling tales of unexpected madness master storyteller Roald Dahl explores what happens when we let go our sanity. Among other stories, you'll meet the husband with a jealous fixation on the family cat, the landlady who wants her guests to stay forever, the man whose taste for pork leads him astray and the wife with a pathological fear of being late. Dahl understood our deepest secrets, desire...

Adultery - Paolo Coelho

This is the thought-provoking new novel from the international bestselling author whose words change lives. Linda knows she's lucky. Yet every morning when she opens her eyes to a so-called new day, she feels like closing them again. Her friends recommend medication. But Linda wants to feel more, not less. And so she embarks on an adventure as unexpected as it is daring, and which reawakens a side of her that she - respectable wife, loving mother, ambitious journalist - thought had disappeared....

Splinter the Silence (Tony Hill and Carol Jordan, Book 9) - ...

Psychological profiler Tony Hill is trained to see patterns, to decode the mysteries of human behaviour, and when he comes across a series of suicides among women tormented by vicious online predators, he begins to wonder if there is more to these tragedies than meets the eye. Similar circumstances, different deaths. Could it be murder? But what kind of serial killer wants his crimes to stay hidden? Former DCI Carol Jordan has her own demons to confront, but with lives at stake, Tony and Carol ...

KIDNAPPED! + CD (Black Cat Readers Level 2) - STEVENSON, R. ...

When his father dies, David Balfour discovers he has inherited the family home near Edinburgh. But his Uncle Ebenezer also wants the house and puts David on a ship to America. The story follows David’s adventures across land and sea as he learns who he can trust. With the help of his new friend, Alan Breck, can David return to Edinburgh and claim what is rightfully his? An exciting adventure story set in the eighteenth century, Kidnapped also tells us much about Scottish history and culture at ...

MINI SHOPAHOLIC - KINSELLA, S.

Like mother, like daughter…! Shopaholic Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood)’s two-year-old is … spirited. She knows what she wants, whether it's a grown-up Prada handbag or a toy pony (40% off, so a bargain, surely?) When yet another shopping trip turns to mayhem, Becky decides it’s time to give Minnie her own pocket money. Is it a bad sign when Minnie goes instantly overdrawn? Minnie isn’t the only one in financial crisis. As the Bank of London collapses, people are having to Cut Back. Everyone need...

Bourne Ultimatum - Level 6 - Robert Ludlum

#1 "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER At a small-town carnival, two men, each mysteriously summoned by telegram, witness a bizarre killing. The telegrams are signed "Jason Bourne." Only they know Bourne's true identity and understand that the telegrams are really a message from Bourne's mortal enemy, Carlos, known also as the Jackal, the world's deadliest and most elusive terrorist. And furthermore, they know what the Jackal wants: a final confrontation with Bourne. Now David Webb, professor of Orient...

Level 6: The Bourne Ultimatum - Ludlum Robert

At a small-town carnival, two men, each mysteriously summoned by telegram, witness a bizarre killing. The telegrams are signed "Jason Bourne." Only they know Bourne's true identity and understand that the telegrams are really a message from Bourne's mortal enemy, Carlos, known also as the Jackal, the world's deadliest and most elusive terrorist. And furthermore, they know what the Jackal wants: a final confrontation with Bourne. Now David Webb, professor of Oriental stu...

NOTHING TO LOOSE - Lee Child

Two small towns in Colorado: Hope and Despair. Between them, nothing but twelve miles of empty road. Jack Reacher can't find a ride, so he walks. All he wants is a cup of coffee. What he gets are four redneck deputies who want to run him out of town. Mistake. They're picking on the wrong guy. Jack Reacher is a big man, and he's in shape. No job, no address, no baggage. Nothing, except bloody-minded curiosity. What is the secret the locals seem so keen to hide? A hard man is good to find. Ex-mil...

Adultery - Coelho Paulo

The thought-provoking new novel from the international bestselling author whose words change lives. This is Linda’s story. She’s lucky. She knows that. It’s what makes being unhappy even worse. Her friends advise taking medication. But Linda wants to feel more, not less. A meeting with a politician, and ex-boyfriend, reawakens a side of her that she – respectable wife, devoted mother and ambitious journalist - thought had disappeared. She embarks on a relationship that is addictive, dangerou...

Hope to Die - James Patterson

Detective Alex Cross is being stalked by a psychotic genius, forced to play the deadliest game of his career. Cross's family – his loving wife Bree, the wise and lively Nana Mama, and his precious children--have been ripped away. Terrified and desperate, Cross must give this mad man what he wants if he has any chance of saving the most important people in his life. The stakes have never been higher: What will Cross sacrifice to save the ones he loves? Widely praised by the greatest crime and th...

Free Ride: How the Internet is Destroying the Culture Busine...

Information wants to be free' sais influential technologist Stewart Brand at a 1984 hacker convention. These words became the mantra that shaped the Internet, and the conflict he predicted has led to a revolution in the way that our culture is funded and consumed. We have come to demand free content online, mistaking the packaging of physical products for what we were actually paying for- the creative content. Newspapers are being pressurised to give their content away for free online; music sa...

Tom Trueheart - Beck, I.

Tom Trueheart wants to be an adventurer like his six older brothers. They're all employed by the Story Bureau to take the lead in any number of thrilling tales - tales which mean they have to rescue red-hooded young ladies or climb outlandishly large beanstalks. Each story is started off by the Story Bureau and it's up to the adventurer to make of the story what he will. But this time something's gone wrong - none of the stories are being finished and none of the Trueheart brothers have returne...

Eric: (Discworld Novel 9) - Terry Pratchett

Eric calls up a demon to grant him three wishes - but what he gets is the Discworld's most incompetent wizard...Eric is the Discworld's only demonology hacker. The trouble is, he's not very good at it. All he wants is the usual three wishes: to be immortal, rule the world and have the most beautiful woman fall madly in love with him. The usual stuff. But what he gets is Rincewind, the Disc's most incompetent wizard, and Rincewind's Luggage (the world's most dangerous travel accessory) into the ...

The Andalucian Friend - The First Book in the Brinkmann Trilogy - Söderberg Alexander

Living a quiet life in the suburbs, Sophie Brinkmann is captivated by the handsome and sophisticated Hector Guzman. She has no idea that beneath Hector’s charm lies something far more dangerous. Hector is the head of an international crime syndicate. He is used to getting what he wants, and what he wants now is the total annihilation of his rivals. Before she can fully grasp the extent of Hector’s world, Sophie is trapped within it. Her house is under surveillance, her family is at risk. Hector...

Dead on Arrival - Lawson, M.

Joe DeMarco is back and the corridors of power have never felt so deadly! First a bomb attack on the Baltimore Harbour tunnel is averted. Then a young American Muslim is shot down in a Cessna plane whilst trying to drive it into The Whitehouse. What follows is chaos as a ruthless senator tries to pass a xenophobic law that will see non-citizen Muslims deported and extensive background checks on all Muslims living in the US carried out immediately. Speaker of the house John Mahoney wants nothing...

Pretty Little Secrets (Pretty Little Liars #04.5) - Sara She...

Rewind to junior year in Rosewood, Pennsylvania, to a winter break no one has ever heard about...Fat snowflakes fall onto manicured lawns, quilted stockings hang over marble fireplaces, and everyone is at peace, especially Hanna, Emily, Aria, and Spencer. Now that Alison's murderer is in jail and A is dead, they can finally relax. Little do they know there's a new A in town...Rule number one of being an effective stalker: Get to know your prey. So I watch these liars day and night, keeping an e...

Morava v době ledové - Rudolf Musil

Málokterá země se může pochlubit tak bohatou historií kvartérních výzkumů, především nálezů fauny, flóry a tehdejšího člověka, jako Morava. Je to především díky tomu, že se nachází na přirozeném spojení mezi severem a jihem Evropy. Po celou dobu čtvrtohor proto sloužila jak rostlinstvu, tak i živočichům k sezónním i globálním přesunům. Zatímco nyní chodíme žleby Moravského krasu po asfaltových silnicích, není to tak dávno, co zde byly pouze úzké klikaté lesní cesty, kde si na některých místech ...

Oh No, George! - Chris Haughton

It's hard work being good all the time - and it's especially hard for a dog like George! A laugh-out-loud, visual romp from the acclaimed author-illustrator of A Bit Lost and Shh! We Have a Plan. In this hilarious read-aloud by the multiple award-winning author-illustrator of A Bit Lost and Shh! We Have a Plan, Harris is off to do some shopping. "Will you be good, George?" he asks his dog. George hopes he can. He really wants to ...but chocolate cake is just so very delicious and he does love t...

Oh No, George! - Haughton Chris

It's hard work being good all the time - and it's especially hard for a dog like George! A laugh-out-loud, visual romp from the acclaimed author-illustrator of A Bit Lost and Shh! We Have a Plan. In this hilarious read-aloud by the multiple award-winning author-illustrator of A Bit Lost and Shh! We Have a Plan, Harris is off to do some shopping. "Will you be good, George?" he asks his dog. George hopes he can. He really wants to ...but chocolate cake is just so very deliciou...

Starter for Ten - David Nicholls

It's 1985 and Brian Jackson has arrived at university with a burning ambition - to make it onto TV's foremost general knowledge quiz. But no sooner has he embarked on 'The Challenge' than he finds himself falling hopelessly in love with his teammate, the beautiful and charismatic would-be actress, Alice Harbinson. When Alice fails to fall for his slightly over-eager charms, Brian comes up with a foolproof plan to capture her heart once and for all. He's going to win the game, at any cost, becau...

Sally Slick and the Steel Syndicate

Anglicky psaný román. Every hero has a story. This one starts with a girl and a racing tractor. Sally Slick knows shes meant to be more than a Midwestern farm girl. What she wants more than anything is to be an inventor when she grows up and she has the custom-built racing tractor to prove it. But good girls in 1914 dont go off to the city in search of adventure. Everything changes when Sallys big brother comes back from Chicago with a robot in hand and mobsters on his heels. With the help of h...

Something borrowed - Giffinová Emily

Rachel Miller and Darcy Rhone have been best friends since childhood. They've shared birthdays, the horrors of high school and even boyfriends, but while Darcy is the sort of woman who breezes through life getting what she wants when she wants it, Rachel has always played by the rules and watched her stunning best friend steal all the limelight. The one thing Rachel's always had over Darcy is the four-month age gap which meant she was first to being a teenager, first to drive, first t...

SECOND CHANCES - REILLY, M.

Lizzie Walsh has moved to Dublin to start her life again ? she has a great job as a fundraiser, a boyfriend she's crazy about and friends she loves. Until, leaving work late one evening, she runs into the one person she just can't run away from. Lizzie was only a teenager when, ten years ago, her sister Megan drowned. A local boy, Joe, was sentenced to life imprisonment for murder. Now Joe is back, released from prison on good behaviour, and he, too, wants to put the past to rest. But Lizzie ca...

Lottery Boy - Byrne, M.

Reminiscent of Slumdog Millionaire, this contemporary adventure story set on the streets of London follows a boy whose luck is about to change. Since his mother's death, Bully has lost his old life. Living rough with his dog, Jack, he can't imagine his future. But one day, in the last birthday card she ever gave him, he finds a winning lottery ticket, a last gift from his mum that suddenly offers such hope. If only he can get to his prize on time. Life is not that simple. Bully's struggle to su...