Thursday, October 29, 2009

Melissa Marr

Wicked lovely & Fragile eternity
These are the 2nd & 3rd books in the mesmerising tale of
Faerie, Seth and Ailslinn's struggle to stay true to
themselves and to each other, in a world where one false step could plunge the Earth into chaos.....
We also have the first book Ink exchange

Monday, October 19, 2009

Hostage - Karen Tayleur

The last thing I remember is that the chemist floor had a large black scuff near the counter.
I don't remember the knife.
I remember something cold on my neck, which could have been a knife, or it could have just been his long cold fingers pressing into me
And then we were in the car.
And then we were gone.
Tully becomes a hostage when she is abducted on Christmas Eve. Her ordeal lasts 24 hours
Or so she says.....

The best New Zealand Fiction # 6 - Edited by Owen Marshall

This is an uplifting collection of short stories with the recent work of some of our top writers in New Zealand

Fragile eternity - Melissa Marr

This is the 3rd book in Melissa Marr's mesmerising tale of Faerie, Seth and Aislinn struggle to stay true to themselves and to each other, in a world where one false step could plunge the earth into chaos...........

the first 2 books are
* Ink exchange, and
* Wicked lovely

Banquo's son - T. K. Roxborogh

How do you choose between love and honour
Since his father's brutal murder ten years ago, Fleance has hidden in the woods of Northern England's, keeping up his identity a secret from all. Now Florence must unmask his enemies and discover why he is plagued by his fathers ghost.

Tallow - Karen Brooks

On the edge of a mystical border called the Limen, close to a beautiful canal-laced city, a humble candlemaker rescues a child whom he raises as his apprentice. Years pass an the child's unusual talents are revealed, the gentle art of candlemaking slowly transforming into something far more sinister...

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Walking to the moon - Kate Cole-Adams

Jess wakes from a coma.

This is the story of her recovery.

The sacred art of stealing - Christopher Brookmyre

Angelique is no art critic, but she is a connoisseur of crooks, and she's sure that the heist she got caught up in wasn't the work of the usual sawn-off-and-black-tights practitioners. She knows she's dealing with a unique species of thief, and its her job to hunt him to extinction - though the fact that it;;s not just his MO that's cute might prove a distraction.

D. J. Machale

The Merchant of death
Bobby Pendragon is going to save the world. And not just Earth as we know it....
This is the first in an epic series of adventure through time and space.
The lost city of Faar
Bobby's Uncle Press is a traveller. His mission is nothing less than to save the universe from ultimate evil. and he's taking Vobby along for the ride!

Guiness World Records 2010

The book of the decade in our libray


Poppy - Greor Salmon

Afghanistan has become the world's largest producer of opium and its offshoot, heroin - all under the noses of Western civil and military stakeholders.
Gregor Salmon spent 8 months alone investigating the country's dependence on poppy.

Nation - Terry Pratchett

On the day world ends...
... Mau is on his way home from Boys' Island. Soon he will be a man.
And then the wave comes - a huge wave, dragging black night behind it and bringing a schooner which sails over and through the island rainforest.
The village has gone.
The nation as it was gone.....

Alice in wonderland and through the looking glass - Lewis Carroll

The two timeless stories about Alice and her extraordinary adventures are collected together here in one volume.

Barbara Erskine

Whispers in the sand
Recently divorced, Anna Fox decides to cheer herself up by retracing a journey her greatgrandmother, Louisa made in the mid-nineteenth century.  As she follows in Louisa's footsteps, Anna discovers in her diary a wonderful love story from the Victorian past - and a chilling, more distant secret of the little glass bottle.

Sands of time
Picks up the fortunes of Anna and Louisa  who must once more do battle with the past in order to survive the present.