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Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . .
Working as a lady's companion, the orphaned heroine of Rebecca learns her place. Life begins to look very bleak until, on a trip to the South of France, she meets Maxim de Winter, a handsome widower whose sudden proposal of marriage takes her by surprise. Whisked from glamorous Monte Carlo to his brooding estate, Manderley, on the Cornish Coast, the new Mrs de Winter finds Max a changed man. And the memory of his dead wife Rebecca is forever kept alive by the forbidding Mrs Danvers . . .
Not since Jane Eyre has a heroine faced such difficulty with the Other Woman. An international bestseller that has never gone out of print, Rebecca is the haunting story of a young girl consumed by love and the struggle to find her identity.
Call Number: F DUM
Publication Date: 1938
Super fake love song by
When Sunny Dae, self-proclaimed total nerd, meets Cirrus Soh, he can't believe how cool and confident she is. So when Cirrus mistakes Sunny's older brother Gray's bedroom, with its collection of electric guitars and rock posters, for Sunny's own, he sort of, kind of, accidentally winds up telling her he's the front man of a rock band. Before he knows it, Sunny is knee-deep in the lie: He ropes his best friends into his scheme, begging them to form a fake band with him, and starts wearing Gray's rock and roll castoffs. But there's no way can he trick this amazing girl into thinking he's cool, right? Just when Sunny is about to come clean, Cirrus asks to see them play sometime. Now, there's only one thing to do: Fake it till you make it.Sunny goes all-in on the lie, and pretty soon, the strangest things start happening. People are noticing him in the hallways, and he's going to football games and parties for the first time. He's feeling more confident, in every aspect of his life, and especially with Cirrus, who's started to become not just his dream girl but also the real deal. Sunny is falling in love. He's having fun. He's even becoming a rocker, for real. But as his lies begin to catch up with him, Sunny Dae is forced to wonder whether it was all worth it and if it's possible to ever truly change.
Call Number: F YOO
Publication Date: 2020
Lisette's Paris Notebook by
Eighteen-year-old Lisette has just arrived in Paris (France!) - the city of haute couture and all things stylish - to practise her French and see great works of art. Her clairvoyant landlady Madame Christophe forces her to attend language lessons with a bunch of international students but soon Lise discovers she's more interested in studying boys than art or verbs ...
When the undeniably hot Anders jogs into her life it feels too good to be true. Things get even more complicated when she is pursued by Hugo, a charming English antiques dealer.
Can she take a chance and follow her own dreams? How far into the future can Madame Christophe see? And could Lise really be falling in love - in Paris?
Call Number: F BAT
Publication Date: 2018-06-01
Under a dancing star by
In 1930's England, Bea's parents want her married off to keep the family estate alive. But she longs for adventure. A golden summer in Italy with her bohemian uncle opens up a whole world which includes Ben, a handsome, infuriating artist. Sparks fly between the quick-witted pair until one night, under the stars, a challenge is set - can they put aside their teasing and have the perfect summer romance? There is only one rule - they absolutely must not fall in love.
Call Number: F WOO
Publication Date: 2019