An Appetite for Violets

An Appetite for Violets by Martine Bailey

Martine Bailey's novel opens a window into the fascinating lives of servants, while also delivering a suspenseful tale of obsession and betrayal.

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A Taste for Nightshade

A Taste for Nightshade by Martine Bailey

A Taste for Nightshade is a thrilling historical novel that combines recipes, mystery and a dark struggle between two desperate women, sure to appeal to fans of Sarah Waters and Carolly Erickson.

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The Penny Heart

The Penny Heart by Martine Bailey

But when Grace takes on a new cook, the two penny heart love tokens reveal she is tied to a world she didn't know existed ... A world of deceit, double-crossing, revenge and murder.

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Violet the Pilot

Violet the Pilot by Steve Breen

Young Violet's only friend is her dog, Orville, until one of her homemade flying machines takes her to the rescue of a Boy Scout troop in trouble.

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Cuba 15

Cuba 15 by Nancy Osa

"-SLJ A Pura Belpré Honor Book An ALA Notable Book An ALA Best Book for Young Adults A Booklist Top Ten Youth First Novels From the Hardcover edition.

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The A Z of Eating

The A Z of Eating by Felicity Cloake

'Full of recipes you want to cook' - Diana Henry 'Not only a collection of fabulous recipes but an inspiring guide to flavours and ingredients and how they work together' - Nigella Lawson This is a cookbook for people who are looking for ...

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Heartthrobs

Heartthrobs by Carol Dyhouse

A great deal of feminist literature has shown women as objects of the "male gaze": this book looks at men through the eyes of women.

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Rare Objects

Rare Objects by Kathleen Tessaro

This novel turns like the delicate ballerina on a music box; rich in detail, you can’t take your eyes off of her, and like Maeve, you shouldn’t, as there is much to savor in the dance.”—Adriana Trigiani, New York Times bestselling ...

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Violet and Victor Write the Most Fabulous Fairy Tale

Violet and Victor Write the Most Fabulous Fairy Tale by Alice Kuipers

Violet and Victor work together to write a truly enchanted tale!

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The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating is a remarkable journey of survival and resilience, showing us how a small part of the natural world can illuminate our own human existence, while providing an appreciation of what it means to be fully alive ...

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The Clandestine Cake Club  A Year of Cake

The Clandestine Cake Club A Year of Cake by Lynn Hill

Accompanied by gorgeously styled photographs, this book gives every cake-lover a reason to celebrate.

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Humanity s Footprint

Humanity s Footprint by Walter K Dodds

Humanity's Footprint paints a lively but ultimately sobering picture of our environmental predicament.

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Torch

Torch by Cheryl Strayed

Strayed's intimate portraits of these fully human characters in a time of crisis show the varying truths of grief, forgiveness, and the beautiful terrors of learning how to keep living.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory  Colour Edition

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Colour Edition by Roald Dahl

The other children in this book are nasty little beasts, called: Augustus Gloop - a great big greedy nincompoop; Veruca Salt - a spoiled brat; Violet Beauregarde - a repulsive little gum-chewer; Mike Teavee - a boy who only watches ...

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Beloved

Beloved by Toni Morrison

THE CLASSIC NOVEL FROM THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING TONI MORRISON It is the mid-1800s and as slavery looks to be coming to an end, Sethe is haunted by the violent trauma it wrought on her former enslaved life at Sweet Home, Kentucky.

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The Improbability of Love

The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild

Soon she finds herself drawn unwillingly into the tumultuous London art world, populated by exiled Russian oligarchs, avaricious Sheikas, desperate auctioneers and unscrupulous dealers, all scheming to get their hands on her painting - a ...

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Open me carefully

Open me carefully by Emily Dickinson

Presents selections from Emily Dickinson's thirty-six year correspondence to her sister-in-law Susan Huntington Dickinson

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Violet Wings

Violet Wings by Victoria Hanley

And those dangers that were once a world away are suddenly much closer than she thinks . . . Enchanting and magical, Violet Wings is a perfect story about forbidden friendship and spellbinding fey secrets.

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