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Marlborough District Libraries have made seven more titles ‘always available’ with unlimited borrowing on selected titles though our Borrowbox eBook & eAudiobook digital catalogue.

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The Ex by Nicola Moriarty

Girl meets boy. They fall in love. There's just one problem. She wants him back. She wants you gone.

Luke is The One. After everything she's been through, Georgia knows she deserves someone like him, to make her feel loved. Safe.

The only problem is his ex-girlfriend. Luke says Cadence is having trouble moving on. She texts Luke all the time and leaves aggressive notes on Georgia's car.

Georgia starts to feel afraid. But she decides to confront Cadence and that's when things get interesting.

From the bestselling author of The Fifth Letter comes a twisty, pacy, gripping new novel that explores the baggage we carry from our past relationships and asks how well can you ever really know someone.

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Last Survivor by Tony Park

Greed.

Joanne Flack is on the run - suspected of stealing a rare African plant thought to be extinct and worth millions of dollars.

Danger.

Sonja Kurtz is hired by the CIA to hunt down Joanne and find the link between the missing plant and a terrorist group hiding out in South Africa.

Treachery.

Joanne is a member of the Pretoria Cycad and Firearms Appreciation Society who take it upon themselves to track down the plant ... and the traitor in their midst who is willing to kill for it.

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Bear Grylls Adventures: Volume 2 by Bear Grylls

Jungle Challenge & Sea Challenge

More thrilling adventures in the brand-new collectible series for children, from survival expert and Chief Scout Bear Grylls.

Each audiobook in this new series from Bear Grylls follows a different child on the outdoor activity camp. Once they are given the magical compass, they meet the inspirational adventurer in an amazing place and learn new skills and facts they can take back with them to their real life. This volume features two exciting adventures:

Jungle Challenge: Omar is fiercely competitive and very impatient about anything that holds him back, especially other people. Activity camp is brilliant because he's the best at all the challenges, it's just so annoying that not all his teammates are as quick or brave or strong as he is.

But when the magic compass transports him to a thick jungle that is impossible to get through quickly – with the help of adventurer Bear Grylls, he has to learn to move with the rhythm of the environment around him. Can his time in the rainforest change his mind about what makes someone successful?

Sea Challenge: Chloe is enjoying activity camp and all the outdoor fun – what's not to like? But she can't understand why everyone goes on and on about 'leaving things the way you found them'. After all, what's the big deal about leaving a bit of litter around in the middle of the woods?

But when she's given a mysterious compass she's transported to a tropical island beach and has to survive the extreme conditions with the help of survival expert Bear Grylls. It's not like a typical trip to the seaside!

Will Bear persuade her to change her ways when she sees how much non-degradable litter still washes up, and the damage it does to wildlife?

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Make It Happen: Manifest the Life of Your Dreams by Jordanna Levin

Everyone can manifest. We're all doing it – every second of every day – without even realising it.

For years, journalist and podcaster Jordanna Levin thought that she was psychic. She would worry about things and they would come true. But she wouldn't just worry; she would feel them, take subconscious action towards them and believe with every cell of her being that they would happen-and most of the time, they did. A broken foot, a cancelled flight, a tragic love story ... the list went on. She soon realised that she wasn't just predicting the future, she was manifesting it. Until one day she changed the game. If she could manifest mishaps and disasters, why not the things she actually wanted?

In this warm and witty audiobook, Jordanna shares her personal experiences and struggles along with her foolproof equation for manifesting whatever you desire, from your dream job to a lasting relationship. Whether you’re a matter-of-fact skeptic or a somewhat hippie yoga-lover, Make It Happen will empower you to take ownership of your life and create anything you want.

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The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix

Eighteen-year-old art student Susan Arkshaw arrives in London in search of her father. But before she can question crime boss Frank Thringley, he's turned to dust by the prick of a silver hatpin in the hands of the outrageously attractive Merlin. Merlin is one of the youngest members of a secret society of booksellers with magical powers who police the mythic Old World wherever it impinges on the New World - in addition to running several bookshops, of course! Merlin also has a quest of his own: to find the Old World entity who arranged the murder of his mother. Their investigations attract attention from enemies of the Old and New Worlds. Soon they become involved in an even more urgent task to recover the grail that is the source of the left-handed booksellers' power, before it is used to destroy the booksellers and rouse the hordes of the mythic past. As the search for the grail becomes strangely intertwined with both their quests, they start to wonder... Is Susan's long-lost father a bookseller, or something altogether more mysterious?

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The Secrets of Midwives by Sally Hepworth

Neva Bradley, a third-generation midwife, is determined to keep the details surrounding her own pregnancy – including the identity of the baby's father – hidden from her family and co-workers for as long as possible.

Her mother, Grace, cannot let this secret rest, even while her own life begins to crumble around her.

For Floss, Neva's grandmother and a retired midwife, Neva's situation thrusts her back 60 years in time to a secret that eerily mirrors her granddaughter's – a secret which, if revealed, will have life-changing consequences for them all.

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The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier

A young woman is both a bard – and a warrior – in this thrilling historical fantasy from the author of the Sevenwaters novels.

Eighteen-year-old Liobhan is a powerful singer and an expert whistle player. Her brother has a voice to melt the hardest heart, and is a rare talent on the harp. But Liobhan's burning ambition is to join the elite warrior band on Swan Island. She and her brother train there to compete for places, and find themselves joining a mission while still candidates. Their unusual blend of skills makes them ideal for this particular job, which requires going undercover as travelling minstrels. For Swan Island trains both warriors and spies.

Their mission: to find and retrieve a precious harp, an ancient symbol of kingship, which has gone missing. If the instrument is not played at the upcoming coronation, the candidate will not be accepted and the kingdom will be thrown into disarray. Faced with plotting courtiers and tight-lipped druids, an insightful storyteller and a boorish Crown Prince, Liobhan soon realises an Otherworld power may be meddling in the affairs of the kingdom. When ambition clashes with conscience, Liobhan must make a bold decision – and the consequences may break her heart.

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