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The Midnight Clock

A compelling genre-bending read, incorporating a whodunnit, romantic entanglements, family upheavals, abusive relationships, friendship, mental health, and social progress. These themes are explored through a time-slip narrative, a plot device that allows the present to be commented on by the past.

Book Cover – So Let them Burn

So Let Them Burn

This expansive, gorgeously detailed book brings traditional European fantasy elements face to face with Jamaican-inspired ancestor magic in a timely exploration of colonialism, imperialism, and rebuilding in the aftermath of both.

Book Cover - My Life as a Chameleon

My Life as a Chameleon

Lily’s childhood has always been fractious. The youngest of four in an Irish-Nigerian household, moments of blissful undivided attention from her mother are few and far between, as her father’s silent, yet overbearing presence, permeates the family’s dynamics. When her father becomes increasingly unwell, a violent incident leads to Lily moving to the UK with her older brother in attempt at a fresh start. But life in Manchester is just as complicated as in Lagos and Lily struggles to find her place in the world.

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All My Rage

Noor and Sal live in the desert town of Juniper, California. As part of the tiny Muslim community, they are treated as outsiders in school. Their lives have been filled with trouble and tragedy, but they have grown up almost as brother and sister under the loving eye of Sal’s mother Misbah. It is the voices of these three complex and wonderfully-developed characters that narrate this engrossing YA title.

Book Cover - Hole in the Middle

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 hole in the middle of her body. She has spent the last seventeen years hiding her difference from everyone except her family and her closest friend.

Book Cover - Internment

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 putting their lives in danger to fight back against a state that supposedly promises ‘liberty and justice for all.’

Book Cover - All the Lonely People

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 he get the courage to fight for her existence?

Book Cover - Who Put This Song On?

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.

Book Cover - Permanent Record

Permanent Record

Pablo Neruda Rind is a twenty-year-old college dropout who spends his nights working in a New York bodega, trying to pay off the debt from his credit card and student loans. Nineteen-year-old Leanna Smart, meanwhile, is a high-flying musician and movie star who owns a multi-million dollar cosmetics company. When Leanna wanders into Pablo’s workplace at five o’clock in the morning, the sparks begin to fly – but of course, dating an A-list celebrity comes with its own set of problems.

Book Cover - Influence

Influence

In this story about the world of teen influencers, nothing is quite what it seems. Once the glitter and gloss are peeled away, we see characters who are dealing with serious issues behind the scenes and away from the social media screens.