2015 books

Maud is forgetful. She makes a cup of tea and doesn't remember to drink it. She goes to the shops and forgets why she went. Sometimes her home is unrecognizable - or her daughter Helen seems a total stranger. But there's one thing Maud is sure of: her friend Elizabeth is missing. The note in her pocket tells her so

Maud is forgetful. She makes a cup of tea and doesn't remember to drink it. She goes to the shops and forgets why she went. Sometimes her home is unrecognizable - or her daughter Helen seems a total stranger. But there's one thing Maud is sure of: her friend Elizabeth is missing. The note in her pocket tells her so

It’s 1686, 18 year-old Nella is to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious trader Johannes, he presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home furnished by an elusive miniaturist, whose tiny creations mirror their real-life counterparts in unexpected ways. As Nella uncovers the secrets of the household she realizes the dangers that are awaiting them all. Does the miniaturist hold their fate in her hands? Will she be their salvation or their…

It’s 1686, 18 year-old Nella is to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious trader Johannes, he presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home furnished by an elusive miniaturist, whose tiny creations mirror their real-life counterparts in unexpected ways. As Nella uncovers the secrets of the household she realizes the dangers that are awaiting them all. Does the miniaturist hold their fate in her hands? Will she be their salvation or their…

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Great twists. Fascinating characters. Surprising plot. Loved it.

Reading List: Our Top 10 Spring Books

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Great twists. Fascinating characters. Surprising plot. Loved it.

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins | 14 Of The Most Buzzed-About Books Of 2015

14 Of The Most Buzzed-About Books Of 2015

A Thousand Nights

A Thousand Nights

A nameless girl from a nomadic desert people sacrifices herself to save her sister's life when Lo-Melkhiin, who has killed three hundred girls, comes to her village looking for a wife. She expects to die, but her storytelling ability keeps her alive.

The Lie Tree: ‘not only is it cleverly the voice of a 14-year-old girl ... but it is also the voice of a precociously intelligent girl within what is a very male-dominated society’

Frances Hardinge’s The Lie Tree wins Costa book of the year 2015

The Lie Tree: ‘not only is it cleverly the voice of a 14-year-old girl ... but it is also the voice of a precociously intelligent girl within what is a very male-dominated society’

Reading it as adult might be more of a treat than reading it as  a child.  I feel child like again!

100 best opening lines from children's books

Reading it as adult might be more of a treat than reading it as a child. I feel child like again!

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