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Fiction Haig, M
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"'Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made other choices ... Would you have done anything different, if you had the chance to undo your regrets?' A dazzling novel about all the choices that go into a life well lived, from the internationally bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive...
Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he's been alive for centuries. Tom has lived history -- performing with Shakespeare, exploring the high seas with Captain Cook, and sharing cocktails with Fitzgerald. Now, he just wants an ordinary life. So Tom moves back to London, his old home, to become a high school history teacher -- the perfect job for someone who has witnessed the city's...
Eleven-year-old Philip Noble has a big problem. His dad has appeared to him as a member of the Dead Fathers Club, a club for "ghost dads" whose murders are unavenged. His father's road accident, it turns out, was no accident at all. Uncle Alan is responsible for his dad's death, and if Philip doesn't succeed in killing his uncle before his dad's birthday, just ten weeks away, his dad's spirit will never rest. So begins Philip's quest to avenge his...
The story of a family in crisis and the loyal dog that holds them together, from the witty, imaginative author of The Dead Fathers Club. The Hunters - Adam, Kate, and their children Hal and Charlotte - are a typical family, with typical concerns: work, money, love, the trials of adolescence. What sets them apart is Prince, their black labrador. Prince is an earnest and determined young dog. He strives to live up to the tenets of the Labrador Pact:...
5) The humans
Regarding humans unfavorably upon arriving on Earth, a reluctant extraterrestrial assumes the identity of a Cambridge mathematician before realizing that there's more to the human race than he suspected.
"Matt Haig's accessible and life-affirming memoir of his struggle with depression, and how his triumph over the illness taught him to live"-- Like nearly one in five people, Haig suffers from depression. Here he explains how, minute by minute and day by day, he overcame the disease with the help of reading, writing, and the love of his parents and his girlfriend, and eventually learned to appreciate life all the more for it. Both inspiring to those...
7) Los humanos
"Un húmedo viernes por la noche el profesor Andrew Martin de la Universidad de Cambridge resuelve uno de los más grandes enigmas matemáticos de todos los tiempos: el secreto de los números primos, la clave que dará respuesta a los misterios del universo y garantizará el fin de la enfermedad y la muerte. Y entonces desaparece. Cuando finalmente lo encuentran, desnudo y desorientado en medio de una transitada carretera, el profesor Martin parece...
"A follow-up to Matt Haig's internationally bestselling memoir, Reasons to Stay Alive, a broader look at how modern life feeds our anxiety, and how to live a better life. The societies we live in are increasingly making our minds ill, making it feel as though the way we live is engineered to make us unhappy. When Matt Haig developed panic disorder, anxiety, and depression as an adult, it took him a long time to work out the ways the external world...
"Nikolas, the boy who would one day be known as Santa Claus, goes on a life-changing quest to the North Pole"--
10) To be a cat
Twelve-year-old Barney Willow gets his wish to be a cat but soon discovers that not all felines are cute and cuddly -- some are downright evil -- and his life is in grave danger, but his missing father may be able to help.
11) The Lost Prince
A 12-year-old boy called Marco Loristan, is sent on a secret mission by his father, a Samavian patriot, to deliver an important message across Europe. The young man is joined by his neighborhood friend, The Rat, to embark on a history making journey. In Samavian legend, there was a kind and beloved prince called Ivor who held the people's favor. Despite their adoration, he had no desire to take the throne and suddenly disappeared never to be heard...