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Direct from trade sales this is the Official UK Top 10 best selling books for the week ending Saturday 23 August 2014.
The Fault in Our Stars John Green
Shortlisted for the 2013 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize
Deservedly No 1 on the New York Times bestseller list, this heart-catching novel is fuelled by the rawest emotions deftly handled but never falsely... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2013
Police A Harry Hole Thriller (Oslo Sequence 8) Jo Nesbo
The police urgently need Harry Hole. A killer is stalking Oslo's streets. Police officers are being slain at the scenes of crimes they once investigated, but failed to solve. The murders are brutal, the media reaction hysterical. But this time,... Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2014
Fall from Grace David Raker Novel Tim Weaver
August 2014 Book of the Month.
The follow up to Never Coming Back sees David Raker helping Melanie Craw, a Met police officer from the earlier book, find her missing father, also a... Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2014
Entry Island Peter May
Like his famous Lewis Trilogy, this stand-alone mystery has a dual-time frame and a small island setting. This time it is a remote Canadian island. One of the investigating team has Scottish ancestry and when he meets the suspect, the... Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2014
Never Say Goodbye Susan Lewis
This is a compelling and deeply moving novel of friendship, family and the power of love, from the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of No Child of Mine and Don't Let Me Go. How would you cope with the... Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2014
The One Plus One Jojo Moyes
August 2014 Book of the Month.
JoJo Moyes is an incredible writer whose ability to depict modern life in all its glorious complexities is second to none. This is a touching story of... Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2014
Minecraft: The Official Construction Handbook Egmont UK Ltd
There's nothing that can't be built in Minecraft, but with so many possibilities, where do you start? And how will you ever match the creative style of the experts? The official Minecraft Construction Handbook is packed with tips and step-by-step... Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2014
Minecraft: the Official Combat Handbook Egmont UK Ltd
In Minecraft, you're never alone and the threat of attack is constant. How can you survive? The Official Combat Handbook will teach you everything you need to know to defend yourself from hostile monsters and enemy players. You can learn... Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2014
Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy Helen Fielding
This is the number one bestseller. Is it morally wrong to have a blow-dry when one of your children has head lice? Is technology now the fifth element? Or is that wood? Is sleeping with someone after 2 dates and... Format: Paperback - Released: 19/06/2014
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