One Word Wonders

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Like icebergs, single word titles often reveal some intriguing hidden depths.
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    From the Anti-Apartheid Movement to chemotherapy, these deceptively simple and powerfully moving poems from the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry finalist, and Robert Frost Medal winner, Lucille Clifton continue to have cultural resonance.
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    Exposing the precarious relationship between thought and feeling, Heather McHugh addresses empathy and how much we feel and do for other people’s misfortunes.
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    When an earthquake unleashes a magical plague in Kyrkata, what was once a free natural resource becomes a lucrative commodity. But Diz and her friends have an illegal method of syphoning magic or ‘maz’ — until a powerful new variant points to a potential spellplague conspiracy.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonders5 months ago
    Private Jack Lucas was only seventeen when he saved the lives of his fellow soldiers at the Battle Of Iwo Jima in 1945. Throwing himself over two enemy grenades, his body received 250 entrance wounds. Initially left for dead, Jack miraculously survived and became the youngest World War 2 serviceman to receive the medal of honour.
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    Overweight, out of gin and without a gun, gumshoe Ralph Poteet gets a late night call from call girl Lyla Dane and there’s a dead priest in her bed.
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    Through this medically-proven programme from Alejandro Junger, learn how to remove toxins, rejuvenate your body and restore your natural health.
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    They’ve been friends since childhood but now she works on a farm and he lives in the city. On the brink of a referendum, she’s voting YES but will she say YES to the ring in his pocket?
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonders8 months ago
    Cog is an ordinary twelve-year old boy except that his name is short for “cognitive development” and he’s a robot. When Cog wakes up in a strange lab, he’s presented with an unexpected mission — to rescue his creator from the evil clutches of the corporation which controls them.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonders8 months ago
    In a world without lies, where news is fact and textbooks are truth, Meri Beckley’s life takes an unexpected turn when her mother is suddenly killed. Does Meri accept the truth she’s been told or embrace a new world where words have the power to change...and the wrong word can get you killed?
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonders10 months ago
    Unloved, unfiltered and unemployable, join Jenny on a misadventure of maturity, a satire of shameless social media self-promotion and the journey of a woman falling in love with life again.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonderslast year
    Lost and alone in the Montana wilderness, seventy-two-year-old Cloris Waldrip is the sole soul survivor of a plane crash. Can alcoholic divorcee Ranger Lewis and her motley crew of rescuers locate Cloris before it’s too late?
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonderslast year
    When teen pop sensation Fay Wray is left disfigured from an assault, surgeon Dr Harry Previn is confronted with a dicey dilemma: does he risk it all to save her beauty, her life...or himself?
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonderslast year
    Driving with the lights off along America’s nefarious super highway, these six novellas capture a criminal underworld of low-lifes living high-lives and obsessive cops with personal problems.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonderslast year
    Hailed as the ‘start-up CEO whisperer’ venture capitalist turned executive coach Jerry Colonna blends Buddhism and Jungian theory to offer a reset button with the realisation that work can be the means by which we achieve our fullest self — we might just need to select ‘Reboot’ first.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonderslast year
    When a elderly priest dies in a road accident, Inspector Celcius Daly’s subsequent investigation unearths a macabre map pinned to the priest’s bedroom wall: victims, weapons, wounds, dates and, whatismore, the pattern to a thirty-year-old killing spree.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonderslast year
    Rami and Bassam.Two men, two daughters, two states, two different colour license plates. Close together but worlds apart, two fathers separated by a border, brought together by the loss of their children. Can grief be a weapon for peace?
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonderslast year
    Brood: the bundling of family or thinking dark thoughts? Both denotations are at play in this collection of pared-back poetic gems whose background is loss and foreground, the ordinary: poached eggs, perfume and papaya.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonderslast year
    From the archives at Belvoir Castle comes ‘Resolution’, the enthralling saga of two generations of the Marquis Of Granby’s family and a delicately rendered portrait of aristocratic, political and naval life in mid-Georgian England.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonderslast year
    A meditation on the state of being in-between, a memoir of writer’s block and a cultural history, ‘Limbo' is a companion for the stuck, the stationary, the stranded and the stagnant. Sometimes to move forward, we have to stand still.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfOne Word Wonders2 years ago
    A sharply observed novel about the obscurity of our motivations, our capacity for self-delusion, and the surprising, unexpected possibilities for grace.
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