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  • The Boys In The Boat by Daniel James Brown
    The Boys In The Boat (English, Paperback)

    An epic true-life journey to the heart of Hitler's Berlin.

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  • The Last Orphan by Rex Wade
    The Last Orphan (English, Paperback)

    In the early 1970s, Rex and his brother Kevin were believed to be the last orphans to be transported to Australia under the Child Migrants Programme. With a promise of a better life and a brighter future, the two innocent boys were sent to the other side of the globe, unaware of what was in store for them. But they would soon find out...

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  • Finding Stevie by Cathy Glass
    Finding Stevie (English, Paperback)

    Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking on online.

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  • The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein
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  • Boy Number 26 by Tommy Rhattigan
    Boy Number 26 (English, Paperback)

    When little Tommy Rhattigan was taken into care in 1963 aged just 7, he entered a closed off world of institutional sexual abuse. Moved between a care home in Manchester to a reform school in Liverpool, the state was supposed to pick up the duty of care that his parents had failed to give him. But instead, young Tommy was thrown to the wolves.

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  • Part-Time Working Mummy by Rachaele Hambleton
    Part-Time Working Mummy (English, Paperback)

    Blogging star Part-Time Working Mummy reveals her life in all its brilliantly chaotic glory - the screw-ups, surprises and downright hilarious moments in a mad patchwork family.

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  • The Stepney Doorstep Society by Kate Thompson
    The Stepney Doorstep Society (English, Paperback)

    The unsung and remarkable stories of the women who held London's East End together during not one, but two world wars....

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  • The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee
    The Girl with Seven Names (English, Paperback)

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world's most ruthless and secretive dictatorships - and the story of one woman's terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom.

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  • The Eighty Dollar Champion by Elizabeth Letts
    The Eighty Dollar Champion (English, Paperback)

    The New York Times bestseller

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  • Too Few Too Far by George Thomsen
    Too Few Too Far (English, Paperback)

    British Commando George Thomsen's action-filled account of combat during the Falklands War.

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  • Felix the Railway Cat by Kate Moore
    Felix the Railway Cat (English, Paperback)

    *THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER* It will make you laugh and it will make you cry: Felix The Railway Cat is the extraordinary tale of a close-knit community and its amazing bond with a very special cat....

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  • The Boy in 7 Billion by Callie Blackwell
    The Boy in 7 Billion (English, Paperback)

    The powerful and moving true story of a remarkable relationship and a tenacious fight for survival. Callie reveals her son's struggle through the physical and mental torment of battling cancer against impossible odds, and the truth behind her son's 'miraculous recovery' that she has held secret for years.

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  • We Were Soldiers Once...And Young by Harold G. Moore
    We Were Soldiers Once...And Young (English, Paperback)

    In November 1965, 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, under the command of Lt.Col. How these men persevered - sacrificed themselves for their comrades and never gave up - makes a vivid portrait of war at its most inspiring and devastating.

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  • There is No Map in Hell by Steve Birkinshaw
    There is No Map in Hell (English, Paperback)

    In 2014, Steve Birkinshaw attempted to set a new record for completing a continuous 300-mile circuit of all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District. With a foreword by Joss Naylor, There is no Map in Hell recounts Birkinshaw's preparation, training and experience, and the physiological aftermath of the feat.

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  • The Regiment by Rusty Firmin
    The Regiment (English, Paperback)

    The true story of an SAS veteran who led a team during the 1980 assault on the Iranian Embassy and served in the Falklands, Northern Ireland, and elsewhere over his career with the Regiment.

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  • Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
    Into the Wild (English, Paperback)

    What would possess a gifted young man recently graduated from college to literally walk away from his life?

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  • Chase the Rainbow by Poorna Bell
    Chase the Rainbow (English, Paperback)

    An honest and uplifting account of a woman's life affected (but not defined) by the suicide of her husband and the deadly paradox of modern-day masculinity

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  • The Shetland Bus by David J. Howarth
    The Shetland Bus (Paperback)

    During World War II, the "Shetland Bus" would go across the North Sea to occupied Norway, to take supplies and saboteurs into the fjords under the noses of the Germans, and to take refugees to safety on the return journey. This is the story of those secret wartime missions.

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  • Whispering Hope by Nancy Costello
    Whispering Hope (English, Paperback)

    The harrowing account of five women who were confined in Magdalene Laundries in Ireland.

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  • Hollywood Babylon by Kenneth Anger
    Hollywood Babylon (English, Paperback)

    Originally published in Paris, this is a collection of Hollywood's darkest and best kept secrets from the pen of Kenneth Anger, a former child movie actor who grew up to become one of America's leading underground film-makers.

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