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From Y Is For Yesterday to The Store: 5 books making waves in the international literary market

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Y Is For Yesterday

Author: Sue Grafton


Y is for Yesterday begins in 1979, when four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a fourteen-year-old classmate — and film the attack. Not long after, the tape goes missing and the suspected thief, a fellow classmate, is murdered. In the investigation that follows, one boy turns state’s evidence and two of his peers are convicted. Now, it’s 1989 and one of the perpetrators, Fritz McCabe, has been released from prison. Suddenly a copy of the missing tape arrives with a ransom demand. That’s when the McCabes call Kinsey Millhone for help. But a vicious sociopath with a grudge against Millhone may be leaving traces of himself for her to find…

Seeing Red

Author: Sandra Brown

TV journalist Kerra Bailey and former federal agent John Trapper collaborate to expose a web of conspiracy behind a hotel bombing in Dallas. Combustible relations between a strong man with seemingly serious flaws and a beautiful, smart woman with unexpected strengths elevate this novel of romantic suspense from bestseller Sandra Brown.

The Store

Author: James Patterson

A powerful retailer, The Store, can deliver anything to your door, anticipating the needs and desires you didn’t even know you had. Harbouring a secret that could get him killed, Jacob has to find a way to escape The Store’s watchful eye and publish his expose – before the truth dies with him.

My Not So Perfect Life

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Katie Brenner has a perfect life: a flat in London, a glamorous job, and a super-cool Instagram feed. But this is a lie, the Instagram life is not really hers. But she hopes her dreams will come true one day. One day her life comes crashing down when her boss Demeter gives her the sack. All Katie’s hopes are shattered. She moves to Somerset, where she helps her dad with his new glamping business. Then Demeter and her family book in for a holiday, and Katie sees her chance. Should she get revenge or try to get her job back? Does Demeter have such an idyllic life herself? Maybe they have more in common than it seems.

Why Buddhism Is True

Author: Robert Wright

Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human brain. The mind is designed to often delude us, he argued, about ourselves and about the world. And it is designed to make happiness hard to sustain. But if we know our minds are rigged for anxiety, depression, anger, and greed, what do we do? Wright locates the answer in Buddhism, which figured out thousands of years ago what scientists are only discovering now.

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe the World

Author: William H. McRaven

Told with great humility and optimism, this timeless book provides simple wisdom, practical advice, and words of encouragement that will inspire readers to achieve more, even in life’s darkest moments.

Minecraft: The Island

Author: Max Brooks

Told with great humility and optimism, this timeless book provides simple wisdom, practical advice, and words of encouragement that will inspire readers to achieve more, even in life’s darkest moments.