A Girl in Winter: Philip Larkin
A Girl in Winter: Philip Larkin
The Winter Girl:A Novel Vintage Matt Marinovich
Seventeen-year-old Isabelle Mattias, the privileged daughter of an artist and a dead rock star, is an unusual teenage girl. When she disappears in the middle of the night, Chief Superintendent Andrew Fenwick arrives to investigate. As unsettling hints of an abusive past surface, Fenwick wonders is it too much to hope that the girl is still alive?
Coming of age in an old farmhouse, 19-year-old Ruthie begins a search for her agoraphobic mother and discovers the century-old diary of the farmhouse´s long-ago resident, a grieving mother who died under mysterious circumstances. By the best-selling author of Island of Lost Girls.
For photographer Jack Fletcher, the chance to shoot shark-infested waters where waves break a mile from shore in the company of surfing legend Drew offers the promise of new beginnings. But Drew is not alone in the northern reaches of the state. His wife, Kendra, lives there with him. Obsessed with the unsolved murder of a local girl, Kendra has embarked upon a quest of her own, a search for truth - however dark that truth may prove to be.
A magical and captivating coming of age novel set in medieval Russia - perfect for fans of Erin Morgenstern´s The Night Circus and Philip Pullman´s His Dark Materials. One girl can make a difference... Moscow is in flames, leaving its people searching for answers - and someone to blame. Vasilisa, a girl with extraordinary gifts, must flee for her life, pursued by those who blame their misfortune on her magic. Then a vengeful demon returns, stronger than ever. Determined to engulf the world in chaos, he finds allies among men and spirits. Mankind and magical creatures alike find their fates resting on Vasya´s shoulders. But she may not be able to save them all. ´heart-stoppingly good...beautifully written, this adventure shimmers and shines with magic of all kinds. Unmissable.´ Sunday Express ´If you´re a lover of fairytales you are in for an absolute treat. It´s truly magical´ The Pool ´Katherine Arden´s Winternight Trilogy isn´t just good-it´s hug-to-your-chest, straight-to-the-favourites-shelf, reread-immediately good, and each book just gets better. ´Laini Taylor
From Philip Kerr, the New York Times bestselling author of the Bernie Gunther novels, comes a breathtaking journey of survival in the dark days of WWII in Ukraine, a country that remains tumultuous today. This inspiring tale captures the power of the human spirit and is perfect for fans of The Book Thief, Milkweed, and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. It will soon be another cold winter in the Ukraine. But it´s 1941, and things are different this year. Max, the devoted caretaker of an animal preserve, must learn to live with the Nazis who have overtaken this precious land. He must also learn to keep secrets-for there is a girl, Kalinka, who is hiding in the park. Kalinka has lost her home, her family, her belongings-everything but her life. Still, she has gained one small, precious gift: a relationship with the rare wild and wily Przewalski´s horses that wander the preserve. Aside from Max, these endangered animals are her only friends-until a Nazi campaign of extermination nearly wipes them out for good. Now Kalinka must set out on a treacherous journey across the frozen forest to save the only two surviving horses-and herself.
Girl Wonder´s Winter Adventures:Girl Wonder Malorie Blackman