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Vera returns to ITV
Ann Cleeves' Vera returns to ITV for a fouth series from 27 April 2014. Photo (c) ITV.

William Ryan Guardian Masterclass in Writing History

This in-depth weekend course will show you how to put history in a dramatic context.
Location:  Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
Date: 26.04.2014

Clare Mulley at Chipping Norton Literary Festival

Clare Mulley will be discussing her intrepid agent Christine Granville, along with several other authors to form part of a wider discussion of the hidden heroes and spies of World War Two. Tickets are £8 each for the evening.

Location:  The Methodist Church Hall, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX7 5DD
Date: 26.04.2014
Price:  £8.00

The Finisher

Welcome to Wormwood: a place where curiosity is discouraged and no one has ever left. Until one girl, Vega Jane, discovers a map that suggests a mysterious world beyond the walls. A world with possibilities and creatures beyond her imagining.

Sherrie Hewson on her cookbook, Nana's Kitchen

Loose Women favourite and Celebrity Masterchef runner-up Sherrie Hewson talks about her cookbook Nana's Kitchen. Sherrie used to run a restaurant and loves to cook with her family. Here, she shares her favourite recipes.

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Crime and thriller
Science fiction and fantasy
People are turning up dead with a vague link back to a reclusive community living in a stately home. Can Jessica find out what’s going on?
The new Philip Marlowe mystery from the Booker Prize winning John Banville, writing as Benjamin Black.
Why would anyone want to harm an elegant old lady on a train? Read chapter one of Ann Cleeves' latest book.
In the village of Blackstone Ley, a house has burned to the ground with three members of a family inside.
Louis Daguerre and Henry Fox Talbot: two very different men racing to be the first to solve one of the world’s oldest problems: how to capture an image and keep it for ever.
A gripping and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first military campaign.
On 17 July 1918, four young women walked down twenty-three steps into the cellar of a house in Ekaterinburg. Together with their parents and their thirteen-year-old brother, they were all brutally murdered. Their crime: to be the daughters of the last Tsar and Tsaritsa of All the Russias.
Two families. Two wartime loves. Their lives changed forever.
In The Baker's Daughter Louise Johncox weaves childhood memories of life in her family tea shop with her father's recipes for classic cream cakes and traditional buns, celebration cakes and handcrafted chocolates, honed by over forty years of instinct and experience.
What might lead an Ethiopian schoolgirl to eat a wall of her house, piece by piece? Drawing on the latest research on the brain, as well as historical accounts of patients and their treatments, this is a book that will challenge the way you think about mental illness.
Discover the story of Anahita Chavan in the glittering palaces of India and the majestic stately homes of England.
How the rebellious girl from Huddersfield, who always wanted to be a shepherdess, achieved her dreams.
Facing the consequences of a mythic tragedy, one person must now commit the greatest atrocity of all time to prevent an insane evil from dominating the entire universe.
Alan Saul is now part human and part machine, and our solar system isn't big enough to hold him.
The first book in a rebellious adventure trilogy set in a shadowy, alternate London.
Take a trip in a stranger's head. Travel rain-shot streets with a gang of hip malcontents, hooked on the most powerful drug you can imagine. Vurt feathers are not for the weak.

Children's books

Picture books
7 - 9 year olds
Baby and toddler
Bear and Hare are off on a fishing trip, with nets and rods at the ready. Bear loves fishing! Hare seems more interested in his picnic. But after a long wait, the two adventurers catch more than they expect.
Explore portraits by Leonardo Da Vinci, Edvard Munch and many more with Get into Art! People and do the drawing activities as you go.
Discover the book behind the current world record holders for the longest chain of paper dolls.
Join Zoe, Beans and their new friend Oscar as they pick up snails, jump in the deep end, and even play with a spider. They're not scared of anything! But what about the dark?
Packed with doodles and information about all sorts of incredible things, from scabs, cells and broken bones to brainpower, bacteria and deadly diseases.
Get profiles of every team, features and posters of all the star players, the expected highs and lows of the tournament and find out the key groups and games to watch.
Hi! I’m Oliver Tibbs (some people call me 'Oliver Fibbs') and sometimes I 'get creative' with the truth at Show and Tell.
Find out everything you ever needed to know about World War I in this brilliant action-packed, fact-filled book, including how to build a trench and why dogs were such good messengers.
Charlie Chick is a little chick with a BIG appetite! See his big tummy, huge beak and enormous feet all brought to life in this pop up book. How big can a little chick get?
There's a commotion in the classroom as Goat and the other animals spend the day at playgroup. The musical instruments and the dressing up box are lots of fun, but – oh dear! – Goat gets into a muddle or two. 
How Many? is a first numbers book that introduces your child to counting. There are chunky, tabbed pages to turn as they count all the way up from one to five with the help of baby animals and a rhyming text!
A book on wheels! Follow Scooter Bee as he jumps on his scooter and whizzes around town, then close the book and push it along on its moving wheels to go on your own scooting adventure.
This is the story of Amy and Matthew. It may not be a fairy tale romance or set in an imagined world far from our own. But the love they share is real. And yes, there's magic in it.
Cath has always buried herself in the romantic fan fiction she writes, but at university she finds there's more to learn about love than in her books...
Gossip Girl meets Pretty Little Liars – a dark thriller for teens, dealing with love, revenge and loyalty as a school clique turns on its queen.
Born at midnight in London, on the stroke of the new millennium, Adam is the target of a cult that believes boys born on this date must die before the end of their thirteenth year. Coron, the crazy cult leader, is planning a bombing spectacular across London to celebrate the sacrifice of his final victim: Adam.