This February Scribe’s latest novels tell tales across the globe: from a boxcar rattling through the plains of 1930s Canada to a mysterious murder on the serpentine streets of Rome. Our new nonfiction takes you inside the mind of adolescent penguins, provides surprising and fact-based parenting tips from Sweden, and shares a remarkable journey of reunion. To win a copy, head to our Facebook page or Instagram and let us know which one you’d most like to read and why.
‘The truth is that all family lines, from the highest to the lowest, originate somewhere, on some particular day. Even the grandest trees must’ve once been seeds spun helpless on the wind, and then just meek saplings nosing up from the soil.’
Structured like the rings of a tree, Greenwood by Michael Christie moves from the future to the present to the past, and back again, to tell the story of one family and their enduring connection to the place that brought them together.
Ten Doors Down by Robert Tickner is the story of a federal minister’s remarkable reunion with his birth parents. This deeply moving memoir is a testament to the significance of all forms of family in shaping us — and to the potential for love to heal great harm.
‘Magnificently moving. You won’t be able to put it down. A testament to a mother’s love – and a son’s — full of heart, truth, and power. The final pages will break you.’ — Nikki Gemmell
Swedes are some of the world’s happiest people, and their children are no exception. Parenthood the Swedish Way by Dr Cecilia Chrapkowska and Dr Agnes Wold will help you and your family embrace the Scandi style of childrearing: practical, egalitarian, and free from outdated myths.
From the progressive land in the North, this is the fact-based, feminist guide to parenting you have been waiting for.
When Leone Scamarcio investigates the murder of a boy with demonic possession, who will win: Scamarcio or the Devil?
The Devil is the latest instalment in Nadia Dalbuono’s critically acclaimed Leone Scamarcio series of thrillers.
Teenagers: behind the banter, the tediously repetitive games and clicks, the moping and screaming, the fast living, and the jockeying and preening lie the rules of the entire animal kingdom, us included! Wildhood by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers examines the four universal challenges that every adolescent on our planet must face on the journey to adulthood: how to be safe, how to navigate hierarchy, how to court potential mates, and how to leave the nest. Safety, status, sex, and survival.
To win a copy of one of our new releases, head to our Facebook page or our Instagram. Entries close Tuesday 11 February.