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• Angel of Storms

by Trudi Canavan
Jonathan Ball Publishers

International No.1 best-selling author Trudi Canavan returns with the second novel in the Millennium’s Rule series — her most powerful and thrilling adventure yet. Tyen trains students in the ways of magic, but his teaching may soon be outlawed. Rumour has it that the formidable ruler of all worlds, long believed to be dead, is back and is harshly enforcing his old laws — including the one forbidding schools of magic. As teachers and pupils flee, Tyen is left with no home and no purpose. Except to fulfil the promise he made to Vella, the sorcerer imprisoned in a book. Tyen must decide what to do to free her.


• Shake Cats

by Carli Davidson
Jonathan Ball
Publishers

The fur flies in this irresistible third instalment in the best-selling Shake series by popular pet photographer Carli Davidson, featuring adorable and hysterical colour photographs of more than 60 cats caught mid-shake. Pet photographer Carli Davidson has enchanted readers around the world with her adorable photographs of man’s best friend in Shake and Shake Puppies. Now, she turns her lens on felines in this sweet and heartwarming volume that is pure catnip for cat lovers. Shake Cats includes more than 130 gorgeous, highly detailed colour pictures of felines in mid-shake.


• The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

by Stephen King
Jonathan Ball Publishers

In The Bazaar of Bad Dreams there is a curio for every reader — a man who keeps reliving the same life, repeating the same mistakes over and over again, a columnist who kills people by writing their obituaries, a poignant tale about the end of the human race and a firework competition between neighbours which reaches an explosive climax. There are also intriguing connections between the stories; themes of morality, guilt, the afterlife and what we would do differently if we could see into the future or correct the mistakes of the past.

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