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The distant hours [a novel by Kate Morton ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
It started with a letter. A letter that had been lost for a long time, waiting out half a century, stifling summer after cooling winter, in a forgotten postal bag in the dim attic of a nondescript house in Bermondsey. Edie Burchill and her mother have never been close, but when a long lost letter arrives one Sunday afternoon with the return address of Millderhurst Castle, Kent, printed on its envelope, Edie begins to suspect that her mother's emotional distance masks an old secret.
Mates, dates and sole survivors by Cathy Hopkins ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Lucy seems to be out on a limb. Everybody has a boyfriend except her, and since she put Tony on the back burner he's found someone else. Then on a spa weekend with Izzie, she meets someone who seems just right for her. And he feels the same way about her. But after a while, Lucy starts to feel smothered. Can someone love you too much? Maybe the life of a singleton isn't so bad after all!
Mates, dates and sleepover secrets by Cathy Hopkins ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
T.J. wants to be friends with Lucy, but Lucy's best friends may not accept her or invite her to their sleepovers.
The shifting fog by Kate Morton ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1924 : on the eve of a glittering Society Party, by the lake of a grand English country house, a young poet takes his life. The only witnesses, sisters Hannah and Emmeline Hartford, will never speak to each other again.
Marked by P. C Cast ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
The House of Night series is set in a world very much like our own, except in 16-year-old Zoey Redbird's world, vampires have always existed. In this first book in the series, Zoey enters the House of Night, a school where, after having undergone the Change, she will train to become an adult vampire--that is, if she makes it through the Change. Not all of those who are chosen do. It's tough to begin a new life, away from her parents and friends, and on top of that, Zoey finds she is no average fledgling. She has been Marked as special by the vampire Goddess, Nyx. But she is not the only fledgling at the House of Night with special powers. When she discovers that the leader of the Dark Daughters, the school's most elite club, is misusing her Goddess-given gifts, Zoey must look deep within herself for the courage to embrace her destiny--with a little help from her new vampire friends.
Undine by Penni Russon ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Undine, hearing her presumably deceased father calling to her and feeling a strange force growing inside her, travels to the sea to discover the depths of her magical powers.
Jellicoe Road a novel by Melina Marchetta ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Abandoned by her drug-addicted mother at the age of eleven, high school student Taylor Markham struggles with her identity and family history at a boarding school in Australia.
Betrayed a House of Night novel by P. C Cast ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
It seems that (un)life is going pretty well for Zoey Redbird. She's settled in at the House of Night finishing school and is coming to terms with the vast powers the vampire goddess, Nyx, has given her. She even has a boyfriend...or two. Best of all, Zoey finally feels she has found somewhere she belongs. Then the unthinkable happens. Human teenagers are being killed, and all the evidence points to the vampires at Zoey's school. While danger stalks the humans from Zoey's past life, she begins to realise that the very powers that made her so unique might also threaten those she loves. Then, when she needs her new friends the most, death strikes the House of Night. Zoey finds herself facing a betrayal that could break her heart and jeopardize the very fabric of her world.
Doppelganger by Michael Parker ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Caught in the midst of a desolate city torn apart by gang wars, Andrew has no choice but to sever the connection between the city and his safe ordinary world. However, if he succeeds, he will destroy everything in his life, but if he fails, hundreds will die in both worlds.
Chosen a house of night novel by P. C Cast ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Zoey's best friend, Stevie Rae, is undead -- in an eww! zombie! kind-of-way, not in a cool vampire kind-of-way. She's struggling to retain her humanity and Zoey doesn't have a clue how to help. But she does know that anything they discover must be kept secret. Trust has become a rare commodity. Sinister forces are at work at the House of Night, where the line between friend and enemy is becoming dangerously blurred.
The Firebird by Sophie Masson ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Greedy Tsar Demyan, obsessed with the legendary Firebird, orders his sons on a quest to capture it and bring it back to the palace. Ivan, the Tsar's youngest son, needs to find the bird before his brothers in order to win the beautiful Princess Tamara from his older brutal brother.
Jack Russell, dog detective. [collection 1 by Darrel Odgers ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
When Jack and Sarge move to the town of Doggeroo, Jack soon notices that things are going missing. He doesn't mind when an old boot from the yard disappears, but when his squeaker bone, dinner, dinner bowl and blanket vanish, Jack knows that something sinister is afoot. Jack Russell is a dog-detective with a nose for whodunit and though he is often hampered by the well-meaning but bumbling "Red", he always manages to sniff out his quarry in the end.
Walk in my shoes by Alwyn Evans ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
After a perilous and terrifying escape from war-torn Afghanistan, Gulnessa and her family find themselves in Australia, a place they know nothing about. They are exhausted and traumatised, but so full of hope. But their struggle isn't over yet. They are confined in a detention centre for asylum seekers, and forced to prove their refugee status.
How to stop smoking and stay stopped for good by Gillian Riley ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Everyone knows how bad smoking is for them: about half of all regular cigarette smokers will be killed by their habit, but they just can't seem to give up. If you're really serious about giving up smoking then this is the book that will not only help you to stop, but to stay stopped for good. Gillian Riley's techniques allow you to understand your addiction, take control and break your habit. There is a step-by-step giving up programme that is easy to follow and really works. Even in stressful situations, or when boredom sets in, you'll soon realise that even though the freedom and opportunity to smoke is there you have chosen not to. How to Stop Smoking and Stay Stopped for Good will even help you to give up smoking without gaining weight.
Aliki says by Irini Savvides ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Aliki and Liza are friends as well as cousins. They share everything - friends, ideas, dreams and school - they're more like sisters than anything else. When Liza flies to Greece with her mother to bring her grandmother (Yiayia) home to Five Dock, everything changes forever. Secrets that have long been hidden are dragged into the light of day, Aliki's family is on the move, pieces of the puzzle are thrown up in the air and settle to form a new picture. Both girls find new directions in their lives and have to reassess the bonds that hold them together.
Chain of hearts by Maureen McCarthy ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Now 17, Sophie is a mess. Her best friend is dead and her boyfriend is gone. She's dropped out of school, sleeps through the day, eats all night and refuses to see anyone. Her family has had enough. They're dumping her on an aunt she doesn't know in a country town where she'll be a complete stranger. She's bored before she even gets there. But Sophie is about to embark on the strangest journey of her life. It will take her to her family's past, back to the origins of the bitter rift between her mother and aunt, to her uncle and the Vietnam War, and finally to the girl in the painting and the story haunting all their lives.
Does my head look big in this by Randa Abdel-Fattah ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Year Eleven at an exclusive prep school in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, would be tough enough, but it is further complicated for Amal when she decides to wear the hijab, the Muslim head scarf, full-time as a badge of her faith--without losing her identity or sense of style.
The third day, the frost by John Marsden ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Details the continuing exploits of a group of teenagers struggling to survive in occupied Australia. The war ravaged country is seen through the eyes of Ellie as she, Homer and her friends fight against the odds. All they have going for them is their friendship and their inner spirit. But how far can courage go when your fighting for yourself, your friends, your family, and your country?
Emil and Karl by Jacob Glatstein ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
In Vienna, Austria, in 1940, two nine-year-old boys, one Jewish and one Aryan, are classmates and best friends when events of the Nazi occupation draw them even closer together as they fight to survive and escape together.
Mao's last dancer by Cunxin Li ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
From a desperately poor village in northeast China, at age eleven, Li Cunxin was chosen by Madame Mao's cultural delegates to be taken from his rural home and brought to Beijing, where he would study ballet. In 1979, the young dancer arrived in Texas as part of a cultural exchange, only to fall in love with America--and with an American woman. Two years later, through a series of events worthy of the most exciting cloak-and-dagger fiction, he defected to the United States, where he quickly became known as one of the greatest ballet dancers in the world. This is his story, told in his own inimitable voice.
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