Top Ten Books

This is the Top Ten books for the last month and was generated on Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Every 12 months - during February – there is also a separate Annual  Top Ten Update which shows the overall top ten selling books on for the preceding twelve months which will receive feedback on their opening chapters from editors for leading publishers, including Bloombury,Random House and Orion – publishers of bestselling authors such as JK Rowling, Dan Brown and Terry Pratchett. Click to view the Annual Top Ten Update.

By Gee Vero
Autismus - (m)eine andere Wahrnehmung ist ein Buch für Menschen, die mit autistischen Menschen leben und arbeiten und diejenigen, die die Begegnung suchen und sich der Herausforderung des Mitmensch-Seins mit autistischen Menschen stellen wollen. Das Buch beschreibt in erster Linie den Autismus der Autorin und den Autismus ihres 10jährigen Sohnes, a...
ISBN: 9781784079734
Type: Paperback
By D J Kelly
Buckinghamshire has a 600 year history of subversion, sedition and espionage. The county has been home to radical plotters, heretics and heretic hunters, agents provocateurs and informers. Two world wars brought spies, secret agents and saboteurs to the county and many of our stately homes housed wartime code-breakers, eavesdroppers, boffins, intel...
ISBN: 9781785108471
Type: Paperback
By Adrian Farrel
Eighteen more original fairy stories in the style of The Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, but with a whole lot more meaning and fun.
ISBN: 9781786972569
Type: Paperback
By R. A. Edwards
The story begins on top of the world, in the Himalayas, in an ancient village called Kandak, following the adventures of a eight year old boy called Jetsun Punk. Unusual, bold and extremely naughty, Jetsun had a bad reputation. He did not reflect the peaceful and compassionate ways of his community or family and was infamous for making a lot of tro...
ISBN: 9781786972507
Type: Paperback
By John C Bird
What would animals say to us humans if they could talk. In this little book, aimed at kids from 9 to 99, the thoughts and observations of a varied group of animals from around the world are imagined and, for fun, rendered in rhyming poems. The 26 animals in the collection - one for each letter of the alphabet - hang out in such locations as the Ama...
ISBN: 9781786973337
Type: Paperback
By D J Kelly
In ‘The Chalfonts and Gerrards Cross at War’, local author DJ Kelly examines the ways in which conflict throughout the ages – including two world wars – has affected the people, the way of life and the landscape of our beautiful villages.
ISBN: 9781786109767
Type: Paperback
By Duncan M Simpson
Youth hostels changed the world. Beginning in 1929 with no money, no leader and only a simple idea, today they cover the globe. They boast bars, restaurants, and en suites. You can find them in cities, in towns, in the wilderness, in castles, mansions, mills, and converted hotels. Open to all is the story of youth hostels in England and Wales and t...
ISBN: 9781786972330
Type: Paperback
By Tony Whelpton
This short novel, or novella, is 83-year-old Tony Whelpton's second book this year, and his fifth since he switched from being a best-selling author of school and college textbooks in his late seventies, a change which he wishes he had made many years ago because of the enthusiasm which his novels have inspired. In the summer of 1986 Wilf Broadhurs...
ISBN: 9781786972606
Type: Paperback
By J. D. Hoult
Little green monkey Cheeko lived peacefully with his family in the rainforest on a beautiful tropical island, until one fateful day something terrible destroyed his home. During the chaos his family and all the other animals disappeared. Being scared and alone in the middle of a deserted rainforest, tears ran down his sweet cheeks. Cheeko dreamed o...
ISBN: 9781786101372
Type: Paperback
By Helen Kemp
It's Christmas Eve and Fudge (the goat) is fed up of being left out of the Christmas preparations by Muffin and Marcus (the donkeys), and Sally (the pony). He decides to leave his home at Green Tree Animal Park to find some new friends. But he ends up in far more trouble than he bargained for and his only hope of help comes from a dim light in the ...
ISBN: 9781786973641
Type: Paperback