Book List in Order: 20 titles



  • A hilarious prequel rounds out our funny chick lit series. Jess Jordan is barely 15. Fred is her often-aggravating best guy friend; her father is a lonely bachelor; Flora is her gorgeous best friend, a constant liability; and Ben Jones is barely a...


  • It's never fun when a great summer comes to an end. Particularly when one argues with one's adorable, but grossly insensitive, boyfriend the night before school starts. It's such a terrible fight, Jess doesn't know--are they broken up? Should she ...


  • “Not go??” cried Chloe. “Not go to the Earthquake Ball?? What about all those poor, homeless earthquake victims? Think of the music! The fights! The jealousy! The broken hearts.”It’s clear: Zoe and Chloe must go to the b...


  • Ruby's teacher asks Ruby and Yasmin to look after a new girl at school. Her name is Lauren, and it is not long before she manages to upset the uneasy equilibrium between the two best friends. Ruby resents the way Yasmin often waltzes off, leaving her...


  • `Your bum is great!' cried Flora, but her voice went up just a little too high. 'I wish I had a proper bum. I look like a boy.' Needless to say, Flora looked as much like a boy as a box of chocolates looks like a side of beef. Jess sighed. Like any ...


  • Just when things were going so well.Jess had the perfect summer planned: She and Fred, lounging in the park, gazing into one another’s eyes and engaging in witty repartee. It was going to be so romantic. And then her maddening mum stepped in: She s...







  • In between bouts of passion with Tom from the plumbers' co-operative, and frantic, if ineffective, dusting, Dulcie manages to get on with a few chapters of the raunchy novel she's writing, pacify her errant spouse, and just about cope with two of the...




  • At the end of the 18th century Sophie Weatherby travels to the Caribbean to join her parents at their cane plantation. She is faced with the attentions of local landowner and the attraction she feels for her father's black slave. She finds herself in...


  • Big is lonely because he hasn't got a friend. He's got a nice house and plenty to eat, but there's no one to share it with - until the day when he hears a voice coming from the plughole and finds a tiny man there. He persuades him to join him for bre...


  • Part of a series of books for reading at Key Stage 3, each including pupil support materials. In this volume, China Lee comes face-to-face with the extraordinary Mr Jupiter. Strange things are about to happen....




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    'Wonderfully funny' - DOUGLAS ADAMS 'Entertaining and amusing... full of humour and sharp characterisation' - INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY Disaster strikes when Dulcie discovers that her spouse has inadvertently impregnated their pretty neighbour, Elaine, m...


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    Miriam Margolyes and Alison Steadman star in the fourth BBC Radio 4 series of Sue Limb's wickedly funny parody of the Bloomsbury Group.This fourth series sees our arty, adulterous Bohemians struggling with the issues of class, money and how to become...


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    'When I was about thirty, I noticed something odd. When not smiling, my face took on a collapsed and tragic look. If it didn't actually swash, it buckled. The camera started to suggest I was sad and haggard whereas I knew very well I was relaxed and ...