Searching for: "Nicola Barber"

  • Naomi Klein

    Penguin presents No Logo by Naomi Klein, read by Nicola Barber No logo employs journalistic savvy and personal testament to detail the insidious practices and far-reaching effects of corporate marketing - and the powerful potential of a growing activist sect that will surely alter the course of the 21st Century. This is an infuriating, inspiring, and altogether pioneering work of cultural criticism that investigates money, marketing and the anti-corporate movement. As global corporations compete for the hearts and wallets of consumers who not only buy their products but willingly advertise them from head to toe a new generation has begun to battle consumerism with its own best...read more

  • Mary Losure

    This is a true story about Frances, age nine, who saw fairies by the waterfall behind her house.They were tiny men, dressed all in green. Nobody but Frances saw them, but when she told her cousin Elsie and their parents, the adults teased them in a most annoying way.Why not take a photograph? Elsie (who was fifteen) had the idea. She would paint paper fairies and take their picture with Frances, and none would be the wiser.The girls never meant to fool the world. They only took the photo so the grown-ups would stop teasing them.Who could have imagined that Elsie’s photograph would fall into the hands of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of the world’s most famous detective,...read more

  • Lauren Willig

    From New York Times bestselling author Lauren Willig comes The Ashford Affair, a page-turning novel about two women in different eras, and on different continents, who are connected by one deeply buried secret. A New York Times best seller! As a lawyer in a large Manhattan firm, just shy of making partner, Clementine Evans has finally achieved almost everything she's been working towards-but now she's not sure it's enough. Her long hours have led to a broken engagement and, suddenly single at thirty-four, she feels her messy life crumbling around her. But when the family gathers for her grandmother Addie's ninety-ninth birthday, a relative lets slip hints about a long-buried family...read more

  • Amanda Hocking

    Harper only wanted a safe, normal life. But when her younger sister Gemma runs off with a dangerous clique of beautiful girls, Penn, Thea, and Lexi, everything changes. Vowing to get her sister back no matter what the cost, Harper must face dangers unlike any she's ever experienced. Fortunately, she has Daniel by her side, a gorgeous guy who's devoted to helping her find her sister-and who's immune to the girls' dark powers. While Harper searches for her sister, Gemma struggles to adjust to her new life. Gemma's powers are growing by the day, and the longer she lives with her new 'sisters,' the harder it is to resist entering their magical world. It's a realm both dark and beautiful,...read more

  • Naomi Klein

    With a new Afterword to the 2002 edition. No Logo employs journalistic savvy and personal testament to detail the insidious practices and far-reaching effects of corporate marketing—and the powerful potential of a growing activist sect that will surely alter the course of the 21st century. First published before the World Trade Organization protests in Seattle, this is an infuriating, inspiring, and altogether pioneering work of cultural criticism that investigates money, marketing, and the anti-corporate movement. As global corporations compete for the hearts and wallets of consumers who not only buy their products but willingly advertise them from head to toe—witness today's...read more

  • Amanda Hocking

    Fall under the spell of Wake-the first book in an achingly beautiful new series by celebrated author Amanda Hocking-and lose yourself to the Watersong. Gorgeous. Fearless. Dangerous. They're the kind of girls you envy; the kind of girls you want to hate. Strangers in town for the summer, Penn, Lexi and Thea have caught everyone's attention-but it's Gemma who's attracted theirs. She's the one they've chosen to be part of their group. Gemma seems to have it all-she's carefree, pretty, and falling in love with Alex, the boy next door. He's always been just a friend, but this summer they've taken their relationship to the next level, and now there's no going back. Then one night, Gemma's...read more

  • Barbara Taylor Bradford

    In Letter From a Stranger, Barbara Taylor Bradford delivers a lush and evocative new novel of family secrets and betrayals that stretch from the streets of World War II Berlin to the winding alleys of Istanbul to the present day. Justine Nolan is a documentary film maker who lost her beloved grandmother a decade ago-the person who was the only source of love and comfort in her life. Her own mother Deborah had always been distant and uninvolved, following her own agenda in pursuit of her career as an interior designer. But when Justine inadvertently opens a letter addressed to her mother, she discovers that not only is her grandmother Gabri alive, but that Deborah has deliberately...read more

  • Maggie Stiefvater

    #1 New York Times bestseller Maggie Stiefvater continues the adventure in Book 2 of this enthralling multiplatform series. Four children have discovered that they have spirit animals - a rare bond between human and animal that has launched them on a quest to save their world. The team heads to the forests of Eura, where another Great Beast is hidden. At first Conor is excited to return to his old home, but when the four young heroes are betrayed by a familiar face, the hunt for the Great Beast becomes a race for their lives. But the real danger may be lying just ahead. . . . Part engrossing book series, part action role-playing game - discover your spirit animal and join the...read more

  • David Baldacci

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author David Baldacci as you've never seen him before! Fourteen-year-old Vega Jane lives in the village of Wormwood, where life is nasty, brutish, and short. Villagers have been told that there is nothing outside of Wormwood except for the Quag, a foul forest filled with terrifying beasts. No one comes, no one goes, and Wormwood has stayed this way for generations. Until Vega's friend Quentin Herms disappears. Quentin leaves Vega a secret message hinting that there's a way out of Wormwood and something extraordinary on the other side. As Vega begins to investigate, she realizes that Wormwood is a village built on dangerous lies. And that powerful people...read more

  • Sean Williams

    The adventure continues in this third book of the epic multiplatform fantasy series. Erdas is a land of balance. A rare link, the spirit animal bond, bridges the human and animal worlds. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan each have this gift-and the grave responsibility that comes with it. But the Conquerors are trying to destroy this balance. They're swallowing whole cities in their rush for power - including Meilin's home. Fed up with waiting and ready to fight, Meilin has set off into enemy territory with her spirit animal, a panda named Jhi. Her friends aren't far behind...but they're not the only ones. The enemy is...read more

  • Lauren Willig

    From modern-day England to the early days of the Preraphaelite movement, Lauren Willig's That Summer takes readers on an unputdownable journey through a mysterious old house, a hidden love affair, and one woman's search for the truth about her past-and herself. 'Willig reaches deep into her characters' souls to depict tragedy, triumph and the depth of love.' -RT Book Reviews (4 ½ stars) 2009: When Julia Conley hears that she has inherited a house outside London from an unknown great-aunt, she assumes it's a joke. She hasn't been back to England since the car crash that killed her mother when she was six, an event she remembers only in her nightmares. But when she arrives at Herne...read more

  • Shannon Hale

    The adventure continues in this fourth book of the epic multiplatform fantasy series. Confidential until July...read more

  • Tui T. Sutherland

    The sun is shining in the Hundred Isles, and yet the path forward seems crowded with shadows. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have traveled across the world, seeking a set of powerful talismans in order to keep them from enemy hands. Throughout their journey the young heroes have been hounded by pursuers who always seem to know just where to find them. Now they know...read more

  • Brandon Mull

    Dive, run, and soar through this exhilarating special edition in the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series, with a story by WILD BORN author, Brandon Mull. In the world of Erdas, there's a story of four noble animals who sacrificed everything to protect their homes from the ambitions of a mad king. Briggan the Wolf, Uraza the Leopard, Jhi the Panda, and Essix the Falcon. Long before they were spirit animals, the four were still legends--Great Beasts, the most powerful beings to roam the wilds of Erdas. Aided by a brave resistance of humans and animals, they gave their lives to protect the world from a threat more dangerous than any it had seen before: their own kind. Wise and cunning,...read more

  • Suzannah Dunn

    Jane Seymour finds herself in the midst of scandal andintrigue at Wolf Hall, in Suzannah Dunn's masterful new novel of the Tudor era. Jane Seymour is a shy, dutiful fifteen-year-old when hereldest brother, Edward, brings his bride home to Wolf Hall. Katherine Filliolis the perfect match for Edward, as well as being a breath of fresh air for theSeymour family, and Jane is captivated by the older girl. Only two years later, however, the family is torn apart by adreadful allegation-that Katherine has had an affair with the Seymourpatriarch. The repercussions for all the Seymours are incalculable, not leastfor Katherine herself. When Jane is sent away to serve Katharine of Aragon, sheis...read more

  • Eliot Schrefer

    The adventure continues in this sixth book in the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series. Confidential until January...read more

  • Maureen Johnson

    Rory and her friends are reeling from a series of sudden and tragic events. While racked with grief, Rory tries to determine if she acted in time to save a member of the squad. If she did, how do you find a ghost? Also, Rory's classmate Charlotte has been kidnapped by Jane and her nefarious organization. Evidence is uncovered of a forty-year-old cult, ten missing teenagers, and a likely mass murder. Everything indicates that Charlotte's in danger, and it seems that something much bigger and much more terrible is coming. Time is running out as Rory fights to find her friends and the ghost squad struggles to stop Jane from unleashing her spectral nightmare on the entire city. In the process,...read more

  • Nicola Barber

    From the New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Boy in the Suitcase, a gripping historical thriller and poignant coming-of-age story set in the nineteenth-century France. Madeleine Karno is an ambitious young women eager to shatter the confines of her provincial French town. Driven and strong headed, Madeleine is set apart by her unusual occupation: assisting her father, Dr. Albert Karno, in his job as a forensic doctor. The year 1894, and a young girl is found dead on the snowy streets of Varbourg. Dr. Karno is called in to determine the cause of her death, but before he can examine the body, the girl's family forbids and autopsy for taking place. The only anomaly he manages to find...read more

  • Lauren Willig

    Raised in a poor yet genteel household, Rachel Woodley is working in France as a governess when she receives news that her mother has died suddenly. Grief-stricken, she returns to the small town in England where she was raised to clear out the cottage...and finds a cutting from a London society magazine, with a photograph of her supposedly deceased father dated all of three months before. He's an earl, respected and influential, and he is standing with another daughter -- his legitimate daughter. Which makes Rachel...not legitimate. Everything she thought she knew about herself and her past -- even her very name -- is a lie. Still reeling from the death of her mother, and furious at this...read more

  • Eliot Schrefer

    A new threat faces the world of Erdas in this continuation of the New York Times bestselling series. Confidential until September...read more