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The Best American Essays 1988
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Includes essays by John Wain, Gore Vidal, Kai Erikson, Gerald Early, Annie Dillard, Cynthia Ozick, Joseph Brodsky, William H. Gass, George F. Kennan, Donald Barthelme, Edward Rothstein, Frederick Turn…
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A debut novel about a queer Mexican American girl navigating Catholic school, while falling in love and learning to celebrate her true self.

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Otherworldly interference in real-world New York City? Or delusions? For the answer, follow two loving strangers in an astonishing short story of faith and hope by a World Fantasy Award winner.

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Bloodchild and Other Stories
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A perfect introduction for new readers and a must-have for avid fans, this New York Times Notable Book includes "Bloodchild," winner of both the Hugo and the Nebula awards and "Speech Sounds," winner …
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This Must Be the Place
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A dazzling novel from bestselling writer Maggie O'Farrell, winner of the Costa Novel Award—an irresistible love story that crisscrosses continents and time zones as it captures an extraordinary marria…
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Doctor Who: The Eighth Doctor Adventures - What Lies Inside?
The Doctor, Liv and Helen are travelling once again in the universe of space and time...

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is…
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The War Master: Escape from Reality
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Pursued by a squadron of Dalek assault ships, the Master's only hope is to abandon the space-time vortex and flee into an altogether different reality: a realm of fiction. Confronted with creatures of…
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Doctor Who: The Eighth Doctor Adventures: Connections
The Doctor, Liv and Helen are out in the universe, picking up missing pieces, and finding lost connections. After a package entangles them with shifty Time Lord Drax, the TARDIS crew are haunted by pa…
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In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods
In this epic, mythical debut novel, a newly-wed couple escapes the busy confusion of their homeland for a distant and almost-uninhabited lakeshore. They plan to live there simply, to fish the lake, to…
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An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good (Äldre dam, #1)
Alternate cover edition of ISBN 9781641290111

- An elderly lady has accommodation problems
- An elderly lady on her travels
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Torchwood: The Crown
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The Ferryman stands in shadow and waits.
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The Ferryman comes to carry away
All who behold the crown and disobey.

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Doctor Who: The Revenants
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The present day: the Orkney Ferry, where Ian Chesterton meets a stranger who he is able to confide in.

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Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell Us About Crime
The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died - and who killed them. Forensic scientists can use a corpse, the scene of a…
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Torchwood: Fortitude
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Torchwood: Save Our Souls
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An experimental radio mast has been set up on a remote island. It has been picking up signals – a voice that claims it knows the future.

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Doctor Who: 100
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This is a Doctor Who original audio adventure play by Big Finish Productions. Four self-contained, 25-minute episodes, featuring the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn.

1. 100 BC
by Jacqueline Rayner

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Doctor Who: Hidden Depths
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Sometimes things lurk below the surface which only the Doctor can see. From a moon with poison seas, to a 19th-century health spa, even somewhere as everyday as a furniture store on a Sunday afternoon…
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Birnam Wood
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The Cutting Room
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Doctor Who: The Nowhere Place
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Torchwood: A Postcard From Mr Colchester
Mr Colchester offers a few disgruntled words on the state of the Earth, as aliens question why he bothers to protect it from invasions. But, until the world succeeds in self-destruction, he has a job …
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The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield
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The Revolution by Nev Fountain

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There’s so much to know. It will never end, I suspect, even when it does. So much in all these lives, so many stories, even in this small place.

Villages are full of tales: some are forgotten while oth…
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Doctor Who: Shades of Fear
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Alien threats come in many forms - and many different hues. A charity shop where customers vanish, a 1920s gentleman's club besieged by giant plants, and a distant colony planet where death hides in d…
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Doctor Who: Pier Pressure
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· 166 Ratings
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"Ere, listen listen, I've got one for you. There once was this bloke, you see. Good-looking sort of chap. Lovely, brightly coloured coat. No rubbish. Quality gear. Never bought a…
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Gigi / The Cat
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Alternate cover edition of ISBN 9780099422754

Gigi is being educated in the skills of the Courtesan: to choose cigars, to eat lobster, to enter a world where a woman's chief weapon is her body. However…
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The Year of Martha Jones
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The Master has won. He has stolen humanity’s future and imprisoned his nemesis, ruling the Earth with an army of deadly Toclafane.
But Martha Jones escaped, and now walks the Earth, telling stories of …
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