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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • Hope in a Ballet Shoe by Michaela DePrince
    Hope in a Ballet Shoe (English, Paperback)

    Hope in a Ballet Shoe tells the story of Michaela DePrince. Sent to an orphanage, Michaela was mistreated and saw the brutal murder of her favourite teacher. Then Michaela and her best friend are adopted by an American couple, and Michaela begins to take dance lessons.

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  • Caged Bird by Katy Morgan-Davies
    Caged Bird (English, Paperback)

    'I was the shadow child no one ever saw...'From the day she was born until she escaped aged 30, Katy Morgan-Davies knew nothing but a life in captivity. From a young age, Katy's father subjected her to violence and mental abuse. Katy never gave up hope of one day breaking free from her father's cruel clutches and finally found her freedom.

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  • A Boy Without Hope by Casey Watson
    A Boy Without Hope (English, Paperback)

    A BOY WITHOUT HOPE is the heart-breaking story of a boy who didn't know the meaning of love. A history of abuse and neglect has left Miller destined for life's scrap heap. But in this turbulent story of conflict and struggle, Casey Watson is determined to help Miller overcome his demons, show him love and give him hope.

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  • The Long Night by Ernst Israel Bornstein
    The Long Night (English, Paperback)

    The Night lasted five years and eight days.Before the Night began, Ernst Bornstein was a precocious eighteen-year-old¬ who had an ordinary family with three siblings, two parents, and a large circle of friends and relatives. But in the autumn of 1939, decades of anti-Semitic propaganda turned into full-fledged violence. Bornstein's family was subsequently sent to Auschwitz where his parents and...

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  • The Day the Nazis Came Here by Stephen Matthews
    The Day the Nazis Came Here (English, Paperback)

    "The astonishing true story of a childhood journey from the occupied Channel Islands to the dark heart of a German prison camp."

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  • House of Snow by Sir Ranulph Fiennes
    House of Snow (English, Paperback)

    A collection of stories, poems and articles about Nepal covering the length and breadth of this enchanting nation and its people.

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  • The White Darkness by David Grann
    The White Darkness (English, Hardback)

    By the Sunday Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a powerful true story of adventure and obsession in the Antarctic, lavishly illustrated with colour photographs

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  • Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
    Into Thin Air (English, Paperback)

    Jon Krakauer's acclaimed account of a disastrous expedition on Mt Everest.

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  • You'll Never Walk by Andy Grant
    You'll Never Walk (English, Paperback)

    When Andy Grant's eyes blinked open from a 10-day coma in February 2009 he was alone in a hospital bed in Birmingham. He had a broken sternum, two broken legs, a broken elbow and shrapnel lodged in both forearms. He had a severed femoral artery, while sustaining nerve damage to his hands and feet as well as facial injuries. He had been blown up during a routine foot patrol in Afghanistan. Within...

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  • Grandad's Girl by Emma Louise
    Grandad's Girl (English, Paperback)

    He told me he loved me. Emma's grandad was kind and loving, so when she was 11 and he started abusing her, she didn't understand what was happening. Over the next seven years, Emma's grandad sold her to over two hundred men, and forced her to keep the shameful secret.

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  • The Little Ghost Girl by Maggie Hartley
    The Little Ghost Girl (English, Paperback)

    The true story of a little girl who suffered years of abuse at the hands of her family, eventually saved by foster mother Maggie Hartley.

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  • Slave Girl by Sarah Forsyth
    Slave Girl (English, Paperback)

    Sarah Forsyth has spent most of her life in fear. Born in Newcastle in 1976, from the age of three, the very people who were meant to be looking after and protecting her were sexually abusing her. Somehow overcoming the hurt and heartbreak of this horrific childhood, Sarah managed to build a new and happy life for herself as a nursery nurse. Then, one day, Sarah spotted a newspaper advert for a...

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  • Papillon by Henri Charriere
    Papillon (English, Paperback)

    An immediate sensation upon its publication in 1969, Papillon is a vivid memoir of brutal penal colonies, daring prison breaks and heroic adventure on shark-infested seas.

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  • Young Lothar by Larry Orbach
    Young Lothar (English, Paperback)

    Lothar Orbach, the youngest son of a German Jewish family, was just 14 when the Nazis began rounding up Berlin's Jews.

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  • Judy: A Dog in a Million by Damien Lewis
    Judy: A Dog in a Million (English, Paperback)

    The impossibly moving story of how Judy, World War Two's only animal POW, brought hope in the midst of hell.

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