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Midnight Library
Matt Haig

When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret. She feels she has let everyone down, including herself. But things are about to change.

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UnPresidented
Jon Sopel

In UnPresidented: Politics, pandemics and the race that Trumped all others, BBC North America Editor Jon Sopel presents a diary of an election like we've never quite seen before.

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The Darkest Evening
Ann Cleeves

DCI Vera Stanhope returns in the ninth novel in No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller Ann Cleeves's enduringly popular series.

Driving home during a swirling blizzard, Vera Stanhope's only thought is to get there quickly.

But with the snow driving down heavily, she becomes disorientated and loses her way. Ploughing on, she sees a car slewed off the road ahead of her. With the driver's door open, Vera assumes the driver has sought shelter but when she inspects the car she is shocked to find a young toddler strapped in the back seat.

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Lloerganiadau
Fflur Dafydd

Trysor o gyfrol o atgofion yr awdures amryddawn, Fflur Dafydd, a fu erioed yn syllu tuag at y lloer…

Hen air yn Shir Gâr am y lleuad yw’r ganaid, dyna air cain, un sy’n llawn canu. Ac mae cyfrol Fflur Dafydd yn llawn ceinder a chân hefyd – y lloer-ganiadau. Mae’r gyfrol delynegol, agos atoch hon yn un fydd yn sicr o swyno’r darllenydd. Mae’n gyfrol lawn hiwmor ac yn hynod feddylgar ar yr un pryd. Rhoddodd ei darllen hi bleser anferthol i fi.

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Man with a Van
Drew Pritchard

When I see something old, that I think is beautiful, special, valuable, it's not about the money. It's about being in another time and place.'Star of TV's Salvage Hunters, Drew Pritchard will go to the greatest lengths for the best deals. He discovered the casts Lord Elgin made of his infamous marbles in a school garage, and broke the bank to buy the tool box Malcolm Campbell used when he set the water speed record in 1934.

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The Paris Library
Janet Skeslien Charles

Odile Souchet is obsessed with books, and her new job at the American Library in Paris - with its thriving community of students, writers and book lovers - is a dream come true. When war is declared, the Library is determined to remain open. But then the Nazis invade Paris, and everything changes.

In Occupied Paris, choices as black and white as the words on a page become a murky shade of grey - choices that will put many on the wrong side of history, and the consequences of which will echo for decades to come.

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She Come by it Natural
Sarah Smarsh

Dolly Parton is the reigning queen of country music, an iconic artist in command of her own career and image, and a thriving business empire to boot. But her rise was not an easy one: born into poverty in east Tennessee, she left for Nashville at 18 with her belongings in three paper bags. Even as she shot to fame and conquered a male-dominated world that underestimated her at every turn, she never lost her connection to the working-class community she sprang from.

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The Tao of Bowie
Mark Edwards

When life gets tough, who can we turn to for help? Who will help us find happiness, meaning and purpose? The Tao of Bowie suggests that we turn to David Bowie for guidance - and use his amazing journey through life as a map to help us navigate our own.

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The Web of Belonging
Stevie Davies

In 1962 the American statesman Dean Acheson famously charged that Britain had lost an empire and failed to find a new role. Nearly sixty years later the rebuke rings true again. Britain's postwar search for its place in the world has vexed prime ministers and government since the nation's great victory in 1945: the cost of winning the war was giving up the empire.

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Exit
Belinda Bauer

Perfect for fans of Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club, this is the page-turning, twisty new crime novel and Sunday Times Thriller of the Month from the bestselling author of Snap.

'Fresh, funny, flawless. The best crime novel you'll read this year.'
Clare Mackintosh

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Let it Go
David Rahman

Llyfr cymorth defnyddiol i berswadio darllenwyr i ollwng patrymau negyddol o feddwl ac ymddygiad sy'n eu rhwystro mewn bywyd. Mae'r gyfrol yn gyfuniad o theori a strategaethau ymarferol cadarn a brofwyd dro ar ôl tro yng ngweithdai a chyrsiau'r awdur David Rahman, gan ddangos i bobl sut i fyw bywydau hapusach.

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Luckenbooth
Jenni Fagan

'Over time, 10 Luckenbooth Close sinks from grand residence to condemned squat with secrets seething in its walls … Luckenbooth is a place of compacted time, where the past manifests as unquiet ghosts and the future bleeds into the present … There's a force in Luckenbooth's bizarre assemblage.' The Times

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The Natural Health Service
Isabel Hardman

In 2016, Isabel Hardman's mind, in her own words, 'stopped working' as she fell prey to severe depression and anxiety. She took time off on long-term sick leave and despite several relapses has returned to work with a much improved ability to cope. She has since become one of the UK's most prominent public voices on mental health.

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A Warrior's tale
Dai Smith

Raymond Williams oedd y meddyliwr a'r llenor sosialaidd mwyaf dylanwadol ym Mhrydain wedi'r Ail Ryfel Byd. Mae'r bywgraffiad hwn yn elwa ar ddarlleniad o bapurau preifat a phapurau nas cyhoeddwyd gan y gwrthrych, ac yn ei osod yng nghyd-destun y tirwedd cymdeithasol a diwylliedig eang.

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Bird Books

This weekend, like many others, I will be taking part in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch. Here is a small selection of bird books (in Welsh and English, for children and adults) that we have in stock, and are useful for this weekend's birdwach and throughout the year.

Cyfres am Dro Adar
Angharad Tomos

Birds of all colour and kind are found in this appealing book by Angharad Tomos, which is full of facts in simple language with clear images. I wonder what is Rwdlan's favourite bird? An online digital resource coincides with the series. hwb.wales.gov.uk

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Jigso Adar

An educational jigsaw which includes 70 robust jigsaw pieces.

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Llyfr Bach o Ganeuon
Adar yr Ardd

Being able to identify bird song is a skill that will stay with you for the rest of your life. That's where this enchanting introduction comes into its own. Listen to the songs of 12 common species via the simple sound bar and read all about them in the book.

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Llyfr Adar
Mawr y Plant
Onwy Gower

A beautifully illustrated, factual book about 50 birds seen in Wales, with a double page for each bird, comprising facts, photographs, poems and especially commissioned illustrations. Details include bird descriptions, size, habitat and food together with a useful glossary.

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Llyfr Adar
Iolo Williams

A Welsh adaptation of a full colour illustrated gazetteer comprising comprehensive information about over 420 birds of Europe, their characteristics, habitats and customs. First published in February 2005.

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Our Garden Birds
Matt Sewell

In this beautiful, collectible new volume, street artist Matt Sewell offers his own unique take on 52 of our favourite British garden birds. Since its first appearance in July 2009, Matt's 'Bird of the Week' feature for the Caught by the River website has quickly become a cult hit. His pop-art watercolours are distinctive and enchanting, as are his innovative descriptions, which see great tits 'bossing the other birds around', the 'playful yet shy buoyancy' of bullfinches and the 'improbable' nature of the waxwing ('like a computer-generated samurai finch'). With 52 birds, one for each week of the year, this delightful gift book will appeal to birders, children and adults, and art and design fans alike.

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A Bird a Day
Dominic Couzens

The beauty and fascination of birds is unrivalled. Every day of the year, immerse yourself in their world with an entry from A Bird of Day, where Dominic Couzens offers an insight into everything from the humble Robin to Emperor Penguins, who are in the midst of Arctic storms protecting their young on 1 July. Or discover the fate of the Passenger Pigeon which became extinct through overhunting on 1 September 2014. If you ever visit the Himalayan uplands, go in late November when you can see a flock of the cobalt blue Grandala birds, which is one of the wonders of the natural world.

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How to Attract Birds into your Garden
Dan Rouse

Make a difference to your local birdlife. Help reverse the decline in bird numbers by creating a haven in which they will thrive. It's a win-win. Provide the best shelter, feeding and nesting opportunities for them and then you can reap the rewards as they sing and entertain.

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The Little Book of Garden Bird Songs

The birds that are featured here are amongst the 12 best-known European garden birds that you are most likely to see at a bird table. In addition to the easy to use sound bar, there is a general introduction to each bird that highlights its key characteristics, accompanied by an informative data profile and some surprising facts.

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Collins Gem
Garden Birds

Authoritative text and beautiful photographs show the distinguishing features of each bird, including information on each species' feeding, behavioural habits, breeding, voice and population. An extensive introduction provides information on nesting sites, water, pests and predators.

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Plant a phobl ifanc
Children and Young People

Branwen

Portread graffig o ail gangen y Mabinogion - Branwen, ferch Llŷr. Nod y llyfr yw cyflwyno pobl ifanc i storïau'r Mabinogion ac ailadrodd y straeon hynod weledol ac emosiynol hyn i gynulleidfa gyfoes gan ddefnyddio gwaith celf sy'n deillio o arteffactau hanesyddol.

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Wilde
Eloise Williams

A contemporary adventure featuring witches and curses, from the author of }Seaglass{ and }Gaslight{ (which won the Wales Arts Review's Young People's Book of the Year).

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Be my Guest
Priya Basil

A meditation on the meaning and limits of hospitality today, from the shortlisted author of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize

Llyfr arbennig Eirian

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The Green Bridge

A selection of 25 short stories by Anglo-Welsh writers, reflecting both humour and satire, love and war, with industrial and rural settings, and aristocratic and lowly characters encompassing 20th century writing from Caradoc Evans to Clare Morgan.

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The Warlow Experiment
Alix Nathan

A scientist in the 1790s looking at the effects of prolonged solitude finds a semi-literate labourer with a family to feed who is willing to participate in his experiment. Meanwhile, the servants are energised and rebellious due to events across the channel. Set to be enjoyed by readers of Hilary Mantel and Francis Spufford.

Llyfr arbennig Eirian

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Footnotes to Water
Zoe Skoulding

In "Footnotes to Water", poet Zoë Skoulding follows two forgotten rivers, the Adda in Bangor and the Bièvre in Paris, and tracks the literary hoofprints of sheep through Welsh mountains. In these journeys she reveals urban and rural locales as sites of lively interconnection, exploring the ways in which place shapes and is shaped by language.

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On The Red Hill
Mike Parker

'A moving story of love, tradition and landscape.' Evening Standard, 'Books of the Year' 'A moving, multilayered memoir… extraordinary, ambitious…

Llyfr arbennig Eirian

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Murenger
Jon Gower

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#Futuregen
Jane Davidson

The story of how one small nation responded to global climate issues by radically rethinking public policy for future generations

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Small Great Things
Jodi Picoult

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Wal
Mari Emlyn

Wrth i Siân geisio ysgrifennu, daw toriad i'r trydan. Yn y tywyllwch, mae'n hel meddyliau am Simon Kaltenbach, ei chymydog, sydd wedi adeiladu wal fawr hyll rhwng y ddau dŷ. Mae hyn yn ei harwain i gofio ei magwrfa a'r waliau fu'n gymaint rhwystr yn ei phlentyndod. Beth ddigwyddodd i'w brawd, Gareth? Pam nad oedd Siân yn hoffi Anti Rita?

Llyfr arbennig Eirian

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RHESYMAU DROS AROS YN FYW
Matt Haig

Dyma stori wir am sut gwnaeth Matt Haig oresgyn argyfwng, trechu afiechyd meddwl a fu bron â'i ddinistrio a dysgu sut i fyw unwaith eto. Llyfr teimladwy, doniol a llawen - mae "Rhesymau Dros Aros yn Fyw" yn fwy na chofiant. Mae'n llyfr am wneud y gorau o'ch amser ar y ddaear.

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O'r Cysgodion
Heiddwen Tomos

Nofel ysgubol sy'n cynnig golwg newydd ar un o ddigwyddiadau mawr bywyd - marwolaeth. Mae'n llawn dagrau, direidi a dathlu, ond yn bennaf oll, mae'n gorlifo â chariad.

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Tir na n-Og shortlist for 2020,

This is the which is the prize for the best original books for children and young people.

The shortlist includes 3 Welsh language, primary, secondary school and 3 English language books. Congratulations to the authors.
Excellent books worth a read whatever your age.