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 May Highlights 2011

Reading Level:very good

May, 1992. Hana is twelve years old when she is put on one of the last UN evacuation buses fleeing the besieged city of Sarajevo. Her twenty-one-year-old sister, Atka, staying behind to look after their five younger siblings, is th... read more

Goodbye Sarajevo: A True Story of Courage, Love and Survival
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 May Highlights 2011

Awards:Australian Prime Ministers Medal 2011. Shortlisted for Commonwealth Writer's Prize Best First Book SE Asia and South Pacific 2011.

What would make a soldier betray his country? In the battle-smoke and chaos of Gallipoli, a young New Zealand soldier helps a Turkish doctor fighting to save a boy's life. Then a shell bursts nearby; the blast that should have killed them both consigns them instead to the same mili... read more

Traitor
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 May Highlights 2011

Reading Level:good

In 1665, a young man from Martha's Vineyard became the first Native American graduate of Harvard College. From the few facts that survive of this extraordinary life, Brooks creates a luminous tale of passion and belief, magic and adventure.
The voice of Caleb's Cross... read more

Caleb's Crossing
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 May Highlights 2011

HE WILL TRAP YOU IN A WORLD OF TERROR The groundbreaking first novel in the bestselling Joona Linna thriller series. Perfect for fans of Jo Nesbo. A TRAUMATISED WITNESS Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm. Detective Inspector Joona Linna is faced with a boy who witnessed the grue... read more

The Hypnotist
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 May Highlights 2011

Reading Level:good

Klara Galambos was a twenty-year-old violin student in Budapest in March 1944. Arrested and thrown into jail in the first days after the German occupation, she later managed to get home to Szombathely, was in the ghetto there and trans... read more

The Violinist (Clare Galambos Winter, Holocaust Survivor)
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 May Highlights 2011

It is fall in Philadelphia and the mutilated body of a man is found in one of the poorest neighbourhoods of the city. The victim has been viciously tortured to death. It's the work of a sadistic mind in free fall. When homicide detectives Kevin Byrne and Jessica Balzano inves... read more

The Echo Man
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 May Highlights 2011

A coming-of-age story about a young boy's painful relationship with his family and its past, 'The War Room' is the second novel from Bryan Malessa, author of 'The Flight'. Set in an Ohio village and the American South, 'The War Room' centres on a young boy and his increasingl... read more

The War Room
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 May Highlights 2011

Sometimes you get a second chance . . .
Carl Mørck used to be a good homicide detective. One of Copenhagen's best, in fact. Then a bullet almost took his life. Two of his colleagues weren't so lucky, and Carl, because he didn't draw his gun, blames himself. Now his erra... read more

Mercy
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Have you been a victim of any kind of crime in your life? Maybe you know someone who has. This book tells you, in ordinary language, how successive governments and bureaucrats have kept you in the dark about New Zealand's crime rate.

The m... read more

Badlands NZ: a land fit for criminals
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 May Highlights 2011

What if Princess Diana hadn’t died? What if the tragedy in the Alma Tunnel never happened, and she were still alive today? Where would she be, and what would she be doing? Diana’s life and marriage were fairy tale and nightmare rolled into one. Adored by millions, ... read more

Untold Story
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 May Highlights 2011

Reading Level:good

After the success of The Northern Clemency, shortlisted for the 2008 Man Booker Prize, Philip Hensher brings us another slice of contemporary life, this time the peaceful civility and spiralling paranoia of a small English town.
Hanmouth, situated where the river ... read more

King of the Badgers
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This sweeping, imaginative and original epic tale of political intrigue, misplaced loyalty, and passion and betrayal is loosely based on real characters and events from the reign of Mary Queen of Scots. It is a well-researched, breathtaking and assured debut from a bold, fresh Australian voice

The Raven's Heart: A Story of a Quest, a Castle and Mary Queen of Scots
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