Typically, February is a month of romance. But, as book lovers we’re romancing books from all genres this month. We have books about loving yourself and your family. Books for those that adore scandal and those that are infatuated with fantasy. Stories that will have you going mad over adventure. Or even to have you clutching your heart in heartbreak. Fall in love with one of our new releases this month.
You can escape a place. But you can’t escape yourself. Three young women leave the cloying atmosphere of Catholic Ireland for the freedom of swinging 60s London, all in search of a new beginning.
Eight-year-old Edgar remembers nothing of the terrible accident people still whisper about. He only knows his father is dead, his mother has a limp, and his grandmother believes in ghosts. When Edgar meets a man with his own tragic story, the boy begins a journey into a secret wilderness where nothing is clear – even the line between the living and the dead.
Discover this spellbinding debut from S.A. Chakraborty. “An extravagant feast of a book – spicy and bloody, dizzyingly magical, and still, somehow, utterly believable” — Laini Taylor, Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author
In 2016, Dion Leonard, a seasoned ultramarathon runner, unexpectedly stumbled across a little stray dog while competing in a gruelling 155 mile race across the Gobi Desert. The lovable pup, who earned the name ‘Gobi’, proved that what she lacked in size, she more than made up for in heart, as she went step for step with Dion over the treacherous Tian Shan Mountains, managing to keep pace with him for nearly 80 miles.
How high or far or fast can humans go? And what about individual potential: what defines a person’s limits? From running a two-hour marathon to summiting Mount Everest, we’re fascinated by the extremes of human endurance, constantly testing both our physical and psychological limits.
A searing examination of the bonds of women’s friendship groups, the loyalty and honesty they demand, and the pain of ending relationships that once seemed essential but might be outgrown. “Four friends, five letters, one big secret. A ‘pacey, circle-of-friends thriller, which accelerates in its intensity and sheer originality with every page” — Australian Women’s Weekly
A clear, practical day-by-day workbook, written by experienced counsellor and bestselling author of the classic national bestseller about anxiety, Living with IT, Bev Aisbett, to help people control their anxiety.
Drawing on positive psychology, the book gives simple and effective strategies for the main issues parents of 2-12 year olds confront in everyday family life. Justin shares his secrets of effective attention, communication and understanding; how to discipline effectively and set limits; and how to manage hot-button issues — yet still have fun as a family.
“My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same.” — Rose McGowan
Tell us in the comments below which book you’re falling in love with this month.
Posted on January 31, 2018 by Andrea Reitano
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