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 April Highlights 2010

Destiny can take many shapes. For Henry, a writer struggling to finish a book about the Holocaust, it arrives in the form of a puzzling envelope from a stranger. The envelope takes him into a taxidermist's workshop. Filled with lovingly preserved animals from all corners of the globe, this place is unlike anywhere he has ever been.

Beatrice and Virgil
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 April Highlights 2010

The Spitfire and the Lancaster were the two RAF weapons of victory in the Second World War, but the glamour of the fighter has tended to overshadow the performance of the heavy bomber. Yet without the Lancaster, Britain would never have been able to take the fight to the German... read more

Lancaster
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 April Highlights 2010

The wireless crackles with news of blitzed-out London and of the war that courses through Europe, leaving destruction in its wake. Listening intently on the other side of the Atlantic, newly-wed Emma considers the fragility of her peaceful married life as America edges c... read more

The Postmistress
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 April Highlights 2010

Sami Macbeth is not a master criminal. He's not even a minor one. He's not a jewel thief. He's not a safe-cracker. He's not an expert in explosives. Sami plays guitar and wants to be a rock god but keeps getting side-tracked by unforeseen circumstances. Fifty-four hours ago Sam... read more

Bombproof
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 April Highlights 2010

From the author of the phenomenal No.1 bestseller Three Cups of Tea, the continuing story of this determined humanitarian's efforts to promote peace through education. In this dramatic first-person narrative, Greg Mortenson picks up where Three Cups of Tea left off in... read more

Stones into Schools
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 April Highlights 2010

Series:Flavia deLuce
Awards:Winner of CWA Debut Dagger 2007.

Take one precocious eleven-year-old girl called Flavia. Add an ancient country house somewhere in England in 1950. Then sprinkle with murder, mystery and dark family secrets...
For very nearly eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce, t... read more

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia De Luce #1)
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 April Highlights 2010

Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. A Harvard professor, she has a successful husband and three grown children. When she begins to grow forgetful, she dismisses it for as long as she can, but when she gets lost in her own neighbourhood she knows th... read more

Still Alice
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 April Highlights 2010

Reading Level:good
Awards:Winner of Costa Novel Award 2009. Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: International Author of the Year 2010 and International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2011.

It is Enniscorthy in the southeast of Ireland in the early 1950s. Eilis Lacey is one among many of her generation who cannot find work at home. Thus when a job is offered in America, it is clear to everyone that she must go. Leaving her family and country, Eilis heads for unfami... read more

Brooklyn
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Shear Hard Work tells the story of shearers and brings to life the world of the shearing shed for the first time. From the 1860s, when shearers were first identified as the 'very dregs of the colonial democracy', to the present day, wh... read more

Shear Hard Work : A History of Shearing in New Zealand
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 April Highlights 2010

Reading Level:very good

Sinuously constructed in four interlocking parts, Invisible opens in New York City in the spring of 1967 when 20-year-old Adam Walker, an aspiring poet and student at Columbia University, meets the enigmatic Frenchman Rudolf Born, and his silent and seductive girlfriend Margot.... read more

Invisible
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No woman has ever risen as far in the corporate world as former Telecom CEO Theresa Gattung. Her appointment, at such a young age and from the marking ranks, astounded the country, and her leadership of the big telco that Kiwis ... read more

Bird on a Wire : The Inside Story From A Straight Talking CEO
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 April Highlights 2010

Another authentic, spine-tingling thriller from the woman who has been there herself.

Hell Gate
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