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All the Lonely People

When Kat is cyberbullied, she decides her only option is to delete her online profiles and disappear from the internet for good. It doesn’t take long for her to realise that it wasn’t just her online persona that has gone – soon her physical body starts fading, too. Only her bully remembers her, but will…

Attica

Chloe, Jordy and Alex aren’t entirely pleased when they move into Mr Grantham’s converted house. They have just become step-siblings, aren’t sure how to relate to their new parents, and to top it all off, grumpy Mr Grantham doesn’t seem happy to have children underfoot. Yet when he sends the children up to the attic…

Bunheads

Nineteen-year-old Hannah is not a prima ballerina, yet. In fifth grade she informed her mother she was going to become a professional dancer. After years of insulated living in the Manhattan Ballet Academy, Hannah is now a senior corps ballet dancer with hope of promotion. Hannah has chance encounters with two possible love interests and…

Etiquette and Espionage

Sophronia Temminick is not a proper young lady – she prefers climbing and mischief to proper manners or pretty dresses. So when her mother sends her to a Finishing Academy, she presumes it won’t at all be her cup of tea. But Mademoiselle Geraldine’s school isn’t just about how to properly curtsy – it’s a…

Hole in the Middle

This clever novel is an allegory about embracing your difference and just being yourself. Morgan Stone is a regular teenager who lives with her best friend, her mother just happens to be a world famous fitness guru whose success is built on the idea of bodily perfection. Morgan has an unusual secret, though: a perfect…

Internment

As we know in Ireland, internment without trial is a crude and cruel approach that humiliates and dehumanizes its victims and opens wounds in society that can take years to heal. When this happens to Muslims in a near-future America, teenager Layla and her family are forced to choose between acquiescence and short-term safety, or…

One Seriously Messed-Up Week: in the Otherwise Mundane and Uneventful Life of Jack Samsonite

Diary formats are making a return; Anna Carey gave us a loveable new protagonist in The Real Rebecca, and now Tom Clempson is doing it for the boys with One Seriously Messed-Up Week. Sam Taylor, or Jack Samsonite as he prefers to be called, is keeping a diary for his school project. He documents his mission to try and pass his GCSEs, attract…

Shards & Ashes

Editors Mellissa Marr and Kelley Armstrong have assembled a winning collection of nine short stories from best selling authors of dystopian fiction. The worlds in the stories vary greatly from the frontier Wild West of Armstrong’s 'Branded' to the coolly clinical world of Margaret Stohl’s 'Necklace of Raindrops'. That said, all of them are harsh…

The Drowned Cities

In a dystopian future where gangs of child soldiers and genetically engineered killers hunt and kill for sport, how can a pair of teenage friends survive, let alone live a normal life? This dark, jungle-filled world is where apprentice doctor Mahlia under the guardianship of the kind Dr Mahfouz struggles against prejudice and the dangers…

The War Against the Assholes

Mike Woods is a violent, horny seventeen-year-old football player who makes unremarkable grades at an overpriced New York private school. When he notices that his mysterious classmate Hob carries a small green book everywhere he goes, Mike assumes that it contains poetry or pornography. He certainly doesn’t expect it to be about card tricks. Hob…

Unspeakable

Unspeakable is the story of Megan, a teenage girl who has lost the ability to speak since the death of her best friend Hana. She becomes increasingly isolated; both at school where she is viciously bullied by ‘mean girls’ and at home where she struggles to communicate in any real sense with her mother. The…

Until I Die

Until I Die is a sequel Plum’s Die for Me, and picks up with Kate’s dilemma as a mere mortal human, who is in love with the revenant Vincent, an undead being. Theirs is a love that can seemingly never be. And it is upon this axis that the narrative hinges. Revenants are ex-humans whose fate is…

Who Put This Song On?

Morgan is trying to find her identity and place in her world. She’s bright and passionate, with a curiosity and beliefs that put her at odds with her conservative Christian school. What separates Morgan’s story from countless others is that amongst the typical struggles to find her voice Morgan is also dealing with clinical depression.…

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