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02/02/2016
The High Mountains of Portugal
Author:Yann Martel
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781782114697,9781782114710  9781782114697
Publisher:Canongate Books Ltd.
Distributor:The Book Service
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication date
02/02/2016
The Industries of the Future
Author:Alec Ross
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471156038,9781471135255,9781471135279  9781471156038
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release date.
02/02/2016
Grace & Style
Author:Grace Helbig
Format(s):tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471152511,9781471152528  9781471152511
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release date.
02/02/2016
Breakdown
Author:Jonathan Kellerman
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472206459  9781472206459
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
09/02/2016
Find Her
Author:Lisa Gardner
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472220271  9781472220271
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
11/02/2016
Alone in the Dark (The Cincinnati Series Book 2)
Author:Karen Rose
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755390021  9780755390021
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
11/02/2016
A Time for Friends
Author:Patricia Scanlan
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471110825  9781471110825
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title.
15/02/2016
A Mother's Reckoning
Author:Sue Klebold
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780753556795,9780753556801  9780753556795
Publisher:Ebury
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serialisation
18/02/2016
Keep It Real
Author:Calgary Avansino
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473619210  9781473619210
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
18/02/2016
Calamity
Author:Sanderson, Brandon
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780575104662  9780575104662
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:Littlehampton Books
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Publicity and marketing campaign
25/02/2016
Look at Me
Author:Sarah Duguid
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472229847,9781472229847  9781472229847
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
25/02/2016
The Taming of the Queen
Author:Philippa Gregory
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471132995  9781471132995
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title.
25/02/2016
Tom Gates: Yes! No. (Maybe...)
Author:Liz Pichon
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781407148793  9781407148793
Publisher:Scholastic
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key author release
25/02/2016
GIORDANO BRUNO THRILLER 5
Author:S J Parris
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007481248,9780007481262  9780007481248
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global serialisation
25/02/2016
The Butcher's Hook
Author:Janet Ellis
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473625112  9781473625112
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
03/03/2016
Saving Anne the Elephant: The Rescue of the Last British Circus Elephant
Author:Claire Ellicott
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781784189778,9781786060754  9781784189778
Publisher:John Blake Publishing Ltd
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:National Newspaper Serial
03/03/2016
Who's That Girl
Author:Mhairi McFarlane
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007549481,9780007525003  9780007549481
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
03/03/2016
Broken Vows
Author:Tom Bower
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780571314201,9780571314218,9780571314232  9780571314201
Publisher:Faber and Faber
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Media serial
04/03/2016
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD SE
Author:
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780744017021  9780744017021
Publisher:Prima Games
Distributor:DK
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Game dated.
04/03/2016
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Collector's Edition
Author:
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780744017038  9780744017038
Publisher:Prima Games
Distributor:DK
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Game dated.
08/03/2016
Lady Midnight
Author:Cassandra Clare
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471116612  9781471116612
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release date
08/03/2016
Lady Midnight
Author:Cassandra Clare
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471147012,9781471116629,9781471116643  9781471147012
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release date.
10/03/2016
10 Keys to Happier Living
Author:Vanessa King with Action for Happiness
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472233424  9781472233424
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
10/03/2016
My Mother's Secret
Author:Sheila O'Flanagan
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472233851  9781472233851
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
10/03/2016
Altar of Blood: Empire IX
Author:Anthony Riches
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444732023  9781444732023
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
10/03/2016
Maestra
Author:LS Hilton
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781785760037  9781785760037
Publisher:Zaffre (Bonnier Publishing Ltd)
Distributor:GBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key author release
10/03/2016
Song of the Skylark
Author:James, Erica
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781409159551  9781409159551
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:Littlehampton Books
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Publicity and marketing campaign
10/03/2016
Tainted Love
Author:Kimberley Chambers
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007521777  9780007521777
Publisher:Harpercollins
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
10/03/2016
At The Edge Of The Orchard
Author:Tracy Chevalier
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007350391  9780007350391
Publisher:Harpercollins
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
10/03/2016
BECKY: The Heartbreaking Story of Becky Watts
Author:Darren Galsworthy
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780008179601  9780008179601
Publisher:Harpercollins
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
10/03/2016
Becky
Author:Darren Galsworthy
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780008179601  9780008179601
Publisher:Harpercollins
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/03/2016
The Steel Kiss
Author:Jeffery Deaver
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473618497  9781473618497
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/03/2016
Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice: Tech Manual
Author:Adam Newell
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781785650604  9781785650604
Publisher:Titan Books
Distributor:LBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Movie tie-in release
22/03/2016
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: The Art of the Film
Author:Peter Aperlo
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781783297498  9781783297498
Publisher:Titan Books
Distributor:LBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Movie tie-in release
24/03/2016
Predator
Author:Wilbur Smith
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007535767  9780007535767
Publisher:Harpercollins
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
24/03/2016
The Scrapbook Of My Life
Author:Alfie Deyes
Format(s):hb,pb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781910536926,9781910536100,9781910536933  9781910536926
Publisher:BLINK Publishing
Distributor:GBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Fair distribution across all markets
24/03/2016
Great British Bake Off – Bake it Better (No.5): Puddings & Desserts
Author:Jayne Cross
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473615502  9781473615502
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
24/03/2016
Great British Bake Off – Bake it Better (No.6): Chocolate
Author:GBBO
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473615489  9781473615489
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
24/03/2016
The Invention of Nature
Author:Andrea Wulf
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781848549005  9781848549005
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
24/03/2016
Bake Off: Crème de la Crème
Author:Martin Chiffers & Emma Marsden
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473615663  9781473615663
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
05/04/2016
The One-in-a-Million Boy
Author:Monica Wood
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472228352,9781472234513  9781472228352
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
07/04/2016
Britannia (Eagles of the Empire 14)
Author:Simon Scarrow
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472213303  9781472213303
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
07/04/2016
Britannia (Eagles of the Empire 14)
Author:Simon Scarrow
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472233868  9781472233868
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
07/04/2016
The Girl in the Spider's Web
Author:David Lagercrantz
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781848667785  9781848667785
Publisher:Quercus
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
07/04/2016
All Things Cease to Appear
Author:Elizabeth Brundage
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781784296865  9781784296865
Publisher:Quercus
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
07/04/2016
Black Box Thinking
Author:Matthew Syed
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473613805  9781473613805
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
07/04/2016
How To Read Water
Author:Tristan Gooley
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473615205  9781473615205
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
07/04/2016
A Time of Torment
Author:John Connolly
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444751574  9781444751574
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
07/04/2016
The Longevity Book
Author:Cameron Diaz
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780008139612  9780008139612
Publisher:Harpercollins
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
12/04/2016
Dark Souls 3 Collector's Edition
Author:
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780744017045  9780744017045
Publisher:Prima Games
Distributor:DK
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Game dated.
12/04/2016
Dark Souls 3 SE
Author:
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780744017083  9780744017083
Publisher:Prima Games
Distributor:DK
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Game dated.
14/04/2016
BBC Proms 2016: The Official Guide
Author:BBC
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781785940491  9781785940491
Publisher:Ebury
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:release date of information
14/04/2016
The Graveyard of the Hesperides
Author:Lindsey Davis
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473613362  9781473613362
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
14/04/2016
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2016
Author:Lawrence Booth
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472924544  9781472924544
Publisher:Bloomsbury
Distributor:Macmillan Distribution Limited
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release
14/04/2016
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2016
Author:Lawrence Booth
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472924568  9781472924568
Publisher:Bloomsbury
Distributor:Macmillan Distribution Limited
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release
14/04/2016
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2016
Author:Lawrence Booth
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472924575  9781472924575
Publisher:Bloomsbury
Distributor:Macmillan Distribution Limited
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release
14/04/2016
Wisden Cricketer's Almanack 2016
Author:Lawrence Booth
Format(s):ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472935229  9781472935229
Publisher:Bloomsbury
Distributor:Macmillan Distribution Limited
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release
21/04/2016
Eligible
Author:Curtis Sittenfeld
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007486298  9780007486298
Publisher:Harpercollins
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
21/04/2016
The Sisterhood
Author:Bobbie Houston
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473630710  9781473630710
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
21/04/2016
Live Fast, Lose Weight
Author:Charlotte Crosby
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472231987  9781472231987
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
21/04/2016
Everyone Brave is Forgiven
Author:Chris Cleave
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473618695,9781473637207  9781473618695
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
21/04/2016
The Loney
Author:Andrew Michael Hurley
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473619852  9781473619852
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
21/04/2016
The Naturalista
Author:Xochi Balfour
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472232441  9781472232441
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/04/2016
Star Fox Zero Collector's Edition
Author:
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780744016864  9780744016864
Publisher:Prima Games
Distributor:DK
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Game dated.
26/04/2016
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End SE
Author:
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780744016611  9780744016611
Publisher:Prima Games
Distributor:DK
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Game dated.
26/04/2016
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Collector's Edition
Author:
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780744016628  9780744016628
Publisher:Prima Games
Distributor:DK
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Game dated.
28/04/2016
HEX
Author:Thomas Olde Heuvelt
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444793215  9781444793215
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
03/05/2016
A Court of Mist and Fury
Author:Sarah J Maas
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781408857885  9781408857885
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing
Distributor:Macmillan Distribution
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release
05/05/2016
A Court of Mist and Fury
Author:Sarah J Maas
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781619634466  9781619634466
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing
Distributor:Macmillan Distribution
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release
05/05/2016
The Mandibles: A Family, 2029
Author:Lionel Shriver
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007560745  9780007560745
Publisher:Harpercollins
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
05/05/2016
Lee Rigby: A Mother's Story
Author:Lyn Rigby
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471149474,9781471151538,9781471149481  9781471149474
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title & serial.
12/05/2016
Powerhouse
Author:James Andrew Miller
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780062441379  9780062441379
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release date
19/05/2016
Tom Gates: Untitled
Author:Liz Pichon
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781407157856,9781407168425  9781407157856
Publisher:Scholastic
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Lead Title
02/06/2016
Fern Britton Untitled 6
Author:Fern Britton
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007562978  9780007562978
Publisher:Harpercollins
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
16/06/2016
Untitled S.K Tremayne
Author:S.K. Tremayne
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780008105839  9780008105839
Publisher:Harpercollins
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
16/06/2016
UNTITLED HW 1
Author:Holly Willoughby
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780008172527  9780008172527
Publisher:Harpercollins
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
08/09/2016
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler Untitled
Author:Julia Donaldson
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781407164953  9781407164953
Publisher:Scholastic
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
08/09/2016
Tom Gates: Top of the Class
Author:Liz Pichon
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781407148809  9781407148809
Publisher:Scholastic
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Lead title
06/10/2016
Tom Gates: Untitled #2
Author:Liz Pichon
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781407171340,9781407170381  9781407171340
Publisher:Scholastic
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Lead title
25/10/2016
The Making Of Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Author:
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781419720222  9781419720222
Publisher:Abrams & Chronicle Books
Distributor:Littlehampton Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Star Wars titles contractually require embargo