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A taste for vengeance

A Bruno, Chief of police novel

Martin Walker
Quercus, 2018

Bruno, now Chief of Police for the whole Vezere valley, has an unusual challenge to rise to: teaching at his friend Pamela's new cookery school. It is a daunting prospect - the disappearance of one of the school's pupils almost serves as a welcome distraction.
When the woman's body is discovered in one half of a double homicide, the evidence points to something far out of the ordinary. The other murder victim is a man, covered in combat scars and with a false passport. Investigations reveal a list of enemies as long as Bruno's arm. Any one of them would have had good reason to kill him - but which group managed it? And how did they find him?
As more of their mystery man's previous life is revealed, Bruno realizes that there may be more intended victims in the vicinity. Now he must conduct the biggest manhunt in St Denis' history to find the killers before they strike again.

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Toda la verdad de mis mentiras

Elísabet Benavent
Suma de letras, 2019

¿Puede mantenerse una amistad a pesar de las mentiras? Una despedida de soltera en autocaravana. Un grupo de amigos...y muchos secretos.
Elísabet Benavent, @Betacoqueta, con 1.000.000 de ejemplares vendidos vuelve con una novela original, una propuesta diferente que aborda las contradicciones de un grupo de amigos que se ve obligado a mentir para dejar de sentir. Un road trip divertido, surrealista, donde todo puede suceder.
Una aventura en carretera que habla de la verdad que se esconde detrás de todas las mentiras.

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Michelle Obama
Penguin books, 2018

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America - the first African-American to serve in that role - she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. Along the way, she showed us a few dance moves, crushed Carpool Karaoke, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare.
In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world's most famous address.

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Diary of an awesome friendly kid

Jeff Kinney
Puffin, 2019

Rowley's best friend Greg Heffley has chronicled his middle-school years in thirteen Diary of a Wimpy Kid journals. Now it's Rowley's turn to give his side of the story. But Rowley has agreed to tell Greg's story along the way, too. (After all, Greg says one day he will be rich and famous and the world will need to know how he managed it). But Rowley's stories about Greg might not be quite what his friend had in mind...

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