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20 November 2020

This December escape into a new world with unlimited titles from BorrowBox. Below is a list of all our adult’s and children’s titles you can get your hands on throughout December.

 

Battle Ready, Ollie Ollerton

In Battle Ready Ollie shares the step-by-step plan that changed his life. From finding purpose and visualising an outcome, to breaking bad habits and establishing positive new routines, his advice will help readers to overcome their own obstacles; to become ready for any battle.

Listen to and read Battle Ready by Ollie Ollerton

 

Charlotte, Helen Moffett

Everybody believes that Charlotte Lucas has no prospects. She is unmarried, plain, poor and reaching a dangerous age. When she stuns the neighbourhood by accepting the proposal of buffoonish clergyman Mr Collins, her best friend Lizzy Bennet is appalled by her decision. Yet this is the only way Charlotte knows how to provide for her future. Her married life will propel her into a new world: not only of duty and longed-for children, but secrets, grief, unexpected love and friendship, and a kind of freedom.

Listen to and read Charlotte by Helen Moffett 

 

Cilka’s Journey, Heather Morris

Cilka's Journey is a powerful testament to the triumph of the human will. It will move you to tears, but it will also leave you astonished and uplifted by one woman's fierce determination to survive, against all odds.

Listen to and read Cilka's Journey by Heather Morris 

 

Moonlight Over Mayfair, Anton Du Beke

London, 1937.

With a new king in place, tensions are rising in London and across Europe. Shaken by the Great Depression and with talk of another war coming, the Buckingham Hotel is trying to regain some stability.

Upstairs, Vivienne Edgerton is desperate to do something worthwhile with her time and her stepfather's money, rather than spending it on frivolity and debauchery - but will this land her in even more trouble.

Listen to and read Moonlight Over Mayfair 

 

River God, Wilbur Smith

Fame and popularity breed envy in high places, and the adulation of the mob is fickle. They often take as much pleasure in tearing down the idols that they have grown tired of as they did in elevating them in the first place.

It is safer by far to live unseen and unremarked, as I always attempt to do.

An ancient kingdom. An incredible destiny.

Listen to and read River God by Wilbur Smith 

 

The Curious Heart of Alisa Rae, Stephanie Butland

Ailsa Rae is learning how to live.

She's only a few months past the heart transplant that - just in time - saved her life. Life should be a joyful adventure. But . . .Her relationship with her mother is at breaking point and she wants to find her father. Have her friends left her behind?

And she's felt so helpless for so long that she's let polls on her blog make her decisions for her. She barely knows where to start on her own.

Listen to and read The Curious Heart of Alisa Rae by Stephanie Butland

 

What Alice Forgot, Liane Moriarty

When Alice Love surfaces from a beautiful dream to find she's been injured in a gym, she knows that something is very wrong - she hates exercise. Alice's first concern is her baby - she's pregnant with her first child, and she's desperate to see her husband, Nick, who she knows will be worried about her.

But Alice isn't pregnant. And Nick isn't worried. Alice is the mother of three children and her hostile husband is in the process of divorcing her. Alice has lost ten years of her life.

Listen to What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty

 

Christmas in the Snow, Karen Swan

No secret stays buried forever . . .

In London, the snow is falling and Christmas is just around the corner - but Allegra Fisher barely has time to notice. She's pitching for the biggest deal of her career and can't afford to fail. And when she meets attractive stranger, Sam Kemp, on the plane to the meeting, she can't afford to lose her focus either. She learned to shut off her emotions long ago and only her sister and best friend Isobel knows why. But when Allegra finds herself up against Sam for the bid, their passion quickly turns sour.

Listen to and read Christmas in the Snow by Karen Swan

 

The President is Missing, James Patterson and Bill Clinton

There are things only a President can know.

There are things only a President can do.

And then there are times when the only option is unthinkable ...

The President is Missing.

The thriller only a president could write.

Listen to The President is Missing by James Patterson

 

Cinder, Marissa Meyer

A forbidden romance.
A deadly plague.
Earth's fate hinges on one girl ...

Listen to Cinder by Marissa Meyer

 

The Living Mountain, Nan Shepherd

In this masterpiece of nature writing, beautifully narrated by Oscar-winning actor Tilda Swinton, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. There she encounters a world that can be breathtakingly beautiful at times and shockingly harsh at others. Her intense, poetic prose explores and records the rocks, rivers, creatures and hidden aspects of this remarkable landscape.

Listen to and read The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd

 

Tidelands, Phillipa Gregory

Alinor, a descendant of wise women, crushed by poverty and superstition, waits in the graveyard under the full moon for a ghost who will declare her free from her abusive husband. Instead she meets James, a young man on the run, and shows him the secret ways across the treacherous marsh, not knowing that she is leading disaster into the heart of her life.

Listen to Tidelands by Phillipa Gregory

 

The Girl who Saved Christmas, Matt Haig

It is Christmas Eve 1842 and all is not well. Goodwill is decidedly lacking from Victorian London. Father Christmas's magic powers are fading. And one very special girl has gone missing. Kindness might just win. Magic might just triumph. Christmas might just be saved.

Listen to and read The Girl who Saved Christmas 

 

Everything’s Amazing, Tom Gates

Back to school, but it's not all bad. Sports Day, the school fair and Tom's birthday are all coming up. And even better, his awful big sister Delia won't be at any of those events! On the downside, Granny Mavis is threatening to make his birthday cake – uh oh! But on the other hand, Mr Keen has asked Dogzombies to perform in front of the whole school! YEAH! Maybe they can even play at the school disco too. How can the term turn out any less than seriously amazing?

Listen to Everything's Amazing by Tom Gates