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  • les victorieuses

Les victorieuses · Laetitia Colombani · Librairie Girona

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“Les victorieuses”: Des femmes en difficulté, des 4 coins du monde. Leur courage et leur solidarité qui apportent un supplément d’humanité à notre terre, avec les couleurs de l’espoir!
A 40 ans, Solène a tout sacrifié à sa carrière d’avocate : ses rêves, ses amis, ses amours. Un jour, elle craque, s’effondre. C’est […]

  • girl

Girl · Edna O’Brien · Bookshop Girona

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“Girl”. Edna O’Brien’s hotly anticipated new novel, envisages the lives of the Boko Haram girls in a masterpiece of violence and tenderness.
I was a girl once, but not anymore.

So begins Girl, Edna O’Brien’s harrowing portrayal of the young women abducted by Boko Haram.

Set in the deep countryside of northeast Nigeria, this […]

  • the testaments

The Testaments · Margaret Atwood · Bookshop Girona

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“The Testaments”. In this brilliant sequel to “THE HANDMAID’S TALE”, Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades.
More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power. But there are signs it is beginning […]

  • quichotte

Quichotte · Salman Rushdie · Bookshop Girona

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“Quichotte” by Salman Rushdie. Brilliant, beautiful, an absolutely thrilling journey. A layered book about reality/unreality, filled with literary and modern references, love and heroic road trip, among many other concepts.
In a tour-de-force that is both an homage to an immortal work of literature and a modern masterpiece about the quest for love […]

  • soif

Soif · Amélie Nothomb · Librairie Girona

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“Soif”: Amélie Nothomb ose explorer, à la première personne, les états d’âme de Jésus au temps de sa passion. L’occasion d’une belle méditation sur ce que veut dire avoir un corps.
Pour éprouver la soif, il faut être vivant.” Amélie Nothomb

“On n’apprend des vérités si fortes qu’en ayant soif, qu’en éprouvant l’amour […]

  • The Flower Girls

The Flower Girls · Alice Clark-Platts · Bookshop Girona

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“The Flower Girls”: Phenomenal! A deep and clever exploration of a dark subject, by Alice Clark-Platts
In 1997, two little sisters aged 10 and 6 abducted and killed a two year old toddler. The older sister has been charged with the crime but the younger one, Rosie, was given a new […]

  • on the moon

On the Moon · Anna Milbourne · Bookshop Girona

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“On the Moon”: Usborne little board book. A sweet very first book about going to the Moon.
Zoom to the Moon and be back by bedtime with this exciting little board book. Combining illustrations by Benji Davies and real photographs of the Moon.

Young children can discover what it would be like to […]

  • I SEE THE MOON

I see the Moon: Poems and Rhymes for Bedtime · Rosalind Beardshow · Bookshop Girona

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“I see the Moon: poems and rhymes for bedtime”. A beautifully illustrated collection of favourite night-time rhymes for little ones at bedtime.
A beautifully illustrated collection of favourite night-time rhymes for little ones at bedtime. Rosalind Beardshaw’s artwork features wonderful natural scenes, with adorable sleepy animals and babies ready to be lulled […]

  • from the earth to the moon

From the Earth to the Moon · Jules Vernes · Bookshop Girona

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“From the Earth to the Moon”: or a cannon for peace. The beautiful text from Jules Vernes, retold by Antonis Papatheodoulou and illustrated by Iris Samartzi.

Impey Barbicane thought of making the greatest cannon of them all. A powerful cannon not for war, but for peace, made to shoot not the […]

  • when we walked on the moon

When we walked on the Moon · David Long · Bookshop Girona

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“When we walked on the Moon”. Discover the dangers, disasters, and triumphs of every moon mission in this nice book written by David Long and illustrated by Sam Kalda.
This book tells the story of the Apollo Missions. When incredible intelligence, engineering and bravery allowed humans to stand on the surface of something […]

  • the usborne book of the moon

The Usborne Book of the Moon · Laura Cowan · Bookshop Girona

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“The Usborne Book of the Moon”: Beautifully illustrated. Straightforward and informative, and preserves the magic of the moon.
For thousands of years, the Moon has been the one thing in the night sky that everyone anywhere on our planet recognises. Trace the story of the Moon around the world and through history.

From […]

  • les aventures de tintin: on a marché sur la lune

Les aventures de Tintin: On a marché sur la Lune · Hergé · Librairie Girona

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“Les aventures de Tintin: On a marché sur la Lune”. Exploration d’une nouvelle gravité, essai supersonique , grand et superbe retournement de dernier instant. Ce tome là promet bien des surprises.
“Les aventures de Tintin: on a marché sur la lune”. La fusée a décollé de Syldavie, emportant Tintin, Haddock, Tournesol, Wolf […]

  • les aventures de tintin: objectif lune

Les aventures de Tintin: Objectif Lune · Hergé · Librairie Girona

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“Les aventures de Tintin: Objectif Lune”. Hergé, génie visionnaire, signe un moment incontournable de la bande dessinée avec la mythique fusée rouge voguant vers la lune.
De retour de voyage, Tintin et le capitaine Haddock apprennent que le professeur Tournesol est parti pour la Syldavie où il leur demande de le rejoindre.
Ils […]

  • the moon landings

The Moon Landings: One Giant Leap · Colin Salter · Bookshop Girona

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“The Moon Landings: One Giant Leap”. A book that explores the fascinating events that led up to the moon landing. Both scientific and political.
Since Apollo 11’s first ground-breaking moon landing in 1969, the world has been engrossed in space exploration. And infinitely curious about how we got there and what might […]

  • la jeune fille et la nuit

La jeune fille et la nuit · Guillaume Musso · Librairie Girona

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“La jeune fille et la nuit”. Angoissant, très rythmé, ce nouveau suspense explore le destin de trois amis d’enfance liés par des secrets tragiques.
Un campus prestigieux figé sous la neige.
Trois amis liés par un secret tragique.
Une jeune fille emportée par la nuit.

Côte d’Azur – Hiver 1992.
Une nuit glaciale. Le campus […]

  • the curious charm of arthur pepper

The Curious Charm of Arthur Pepper · Phaedra Patrick · Bookshop Girona

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“The Curious Charm of Arthur Pepper”: A fabulous sort of story that makes life a little more bright and beautiful. A tale to savor, ripe with imagination and adventure; bursts of humor and touches of sorrow.
In this poignant and sparkling debut, a lovable widower embarks on a life-changing adventure.

Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper […]

  • magari domani resto

Magari domani resto · Lorenzo Marone · Libreria Girona

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“Magari domani resto”. Lorenzo Marone si fa leggere con dolcezza e profondità. Tempo un paio di pagine e ti innamori. E ti riconosci.
Chiamarsi Luce non è affatto semplice, specie se di carattere non sei sempre solare. E peggio ancora se di cognome fai Di Notte. Uno dei tanti scherzi di […]

  • the akimbo adventures

The Akimbo Adventures · Alexander McCall Smith · Bookshop Girona

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“The Akimbo Adventures”, by Alexander McCall Smith. A great book that teaches pupils about wild animals and the threats to animals in the wild.
Three classic adventure tales from the bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, now together in paperback for the first time.

Imagine living in the heart of Africa. Imagine […]

  • if cats disappeared from the world

If Cats Disappeared from the World · Genki Kawamura · Bookshop Girona

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“If Cats Disappeared from the World”. A beautifully moving tale of loss and reaching out to the ones we love, of one man’s journey to discover what really matters in modern life.
Our narrator’s days are numbered. Estranged from his family, living alone with only his cat Cabbage for company, he […]

  • on the come up

On the come up · Angie Thomas · Bookshop Girona

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“On the come up”: You’ll never silence me and you’ll never kill my dream. Just recognize when you say brilliant that you’re also saying Bri.
Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least make it out of her neighborhood one day. As the […]

  • the kite runner

The Kite Runner · Khaled Hosseini · Bookshop Girona

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“The Kite Runner”: Hosseini is a truly gifted teller of tales. He’s not afraid to pull every string in your heart to make it sing.
“It may be unfair. But what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime.” 

Amir is the […]

  • the indian in the cupboard

The Indian in the Cupboard · Lynne Reid Banks · Bookshop Girona

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“The Indian in the Cupboard”: Great book for kids and fun to read again as an adult.
At first, Omri is unimpressed with the plastic Indian toy he is given for his birthday. But when he puts it in his old cupboard and turns the key, something extraordinary happens that will change […]

  • en camping-car

En Camping-car · Ivan Jablonka · Librairie Girona

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“En Camping-car”. Ivan Jablonka fait preuve d’une sensibilité qui ne diminue en rien l’acuité de sa méthode d’investigation.
Le camping-car nous a emmenés au Portugal, en Grèce, au Maroc, à Tolède, à Venise. Il était pratique, génialement conçu. Il m’a appris à être libre, tout en restant fidèle aux chemins de l’exil. […]

  • the mill on the floss

The Mill on the Floss · George Eliot · Bookshop Girona

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“The Mill on the Floss”. A delight, and a marvel of insight into the consciousness of a small child. ‘If life had no love in it, what else was there for Maggie?’
Brought up at Dorlcote Mill, Maggie Tulliver worships her brother Tom. And she is desperate to win the approval of […]

  • clock dance

Clock Dance · Anne Tyler · Bookshop Girona

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“Clock Dance” : Anne Tyler takes the ordinary, the small, and makes them sing.
Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. When she was eleven and her mother disappeared. Being proposed to at twenty-one, the accident that would make her a widow at forty-one. At […]

  • lots

Lots · Marc Martin · Bookshop Girona

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“Lots”. From award-winning author Marc Martin comes a quirky fact-filled adventure for curious globetrotters, young and old.
LOTS by Marc Martin is an eye-catching, exhilarating ride round the globe. Ideal for (encouraging) perceptive, enthusiastic young citizens of the world, hungry for quirky facts and figures.

A sampler of breathtaking places, surprising details, […]

  • a world full of animal stories

A World Full of Animal Stories · Angela McAllister · Bookshop Girona

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” A World Full of Animal Stories”. Lively retellings from Angela McAllister are brought to life with sumptuos illustrations in the treasury to treasure.
Discover a menagerie of animals with this book that brings together 50 best-loved tales from all around the world!

Meet the Big Bad Wolf, the Ugly Duckling, and […]

  • ARE YOU THERE LITTLE TIGER

Are you there little tiger? · Usborne little peep-through books · Bookshop Girona

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“Are you there little tiger?” a fantastic book by Usborne!
Little tiger is hiding! Very young children will love peeping through the holes and touching the textured pages in this beautiful hide-and-seek board book, spotting monkeys, bears and chameleons along the way.

Part of a gorgeous series for babies and toddlers, perfect […]

  • les crayons de couleur

Les crayons de couleur · Jean-Gabriel Causse · Librairie Girona

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“Les crayons de couleur”. Il y a du Boris Vian dans cette fantaisie littéraire! Un roman qu’on lit en entier avec le sourire aux lèvres.
Du jour au lendemain, notre planète bleue perd ses couleurs. Dans un monde maintenant en noir et blanc, la vie quotidienne est bouleversée. Et l’humanité commence […]

  • la meilleure façon de marcher est celle du flamant rose

La meilleure façon de marcher est celle du flamant rose · Diane Ducret · Librairie Girona

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“La meilleure façon de marcher est celle du flamant rose”. Au-delà du comique, le roman est une réflexion sur le couple et sur la confiance en soi.
La loi de Murphy n’est rien comparée à la loi d’Enaid. Tout ce qui est susceptible de mal tourner tournera plus mal encore qu’on aurait […]

  • normal people

Normal People · Sally Rooney · Bookshop Girona

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“Normal People”. In this world of people openly portraying their lives on social media, is this story really the way many people are? Insecure, forlorn, and in misery?
At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He’s popular and well-adjusted, star of the school soccer team while she is […]

  • the geography of friendship

The Geography of Friendship · Sally Piper · Bookshop Girona

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“The Geography of Friendship”: a turning-page adventure about a deft and powerful study of female friendships under pressure.
We can’t ever go back, but some journeys require walking the same path again.

When three young women set off on a hike through the wilderness they are anticipating the adventure of a lifetime. […]