When Reece - strange, blue-haired, fire-obsessed Reece - moves in next door, Keith is worried. Not least because Annie, his three-year-old sister, really likes him. Funny Boy, she calls him. Reece is clearly trouble, but the problem is, Keith feels sorry for him. So he doesn't make him go away. And he doesn't tell his dad wha... read more
First volume in a fabulous fantasy advenure with a Victorian-era feel - featuring mages, dragons and two girls who'll decide the fate of their world.
For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf - her wolf - is a chilling presence she can't seem to live without. Meanwhile, Sam has lived two lives: in winter, the frozen woods, the protection of the pack, and the silent company of a fearless girl; and in summer, a few precious m... read more
After the death of her father, Laurel is haunted by a legacy of family secrets, hidden shame, and shattered glass. Immersing herself in the heady rhythms of a city that is like something wild, caged, and pacing, Laurel tries to lose herself. But when she runs away from the past, she discovers a passion so powerful, it brings ... read more
Listen, I know somewhere. A squat. And that's how it starts. My life of crime, I mean. A century apart, Nikki and Nick are both struggling to live on the streets of London. No joke when it's freezing cold and you have nothing to eat. How long can they stay on the right side of the law? And what will happen if they don't?
Sent to boarding school at a young age, Jack Muir decides he's a survivor. He gets by with a quick wit and a fast mouth. Others aren't so lucky. This story from stand-up comedian and writer Jon Doust is humorous and deeply poignant - a close-to-the-bone tale of how underdogs survive the system.In the boarding house it doesn't... read more
Collected here for the first time are all of the tales from the land of Tortall, featuring both previously unknown characters and old friends. Filling some gaps of time and interest, these stories will lead Tamora's fans, and new readers, into one of the most intricately constructed worlds of modern fantasy. Ages 14+.
April 29th:Krantu is a good way off the coast of Sarawak, a Malaysian island. No one lives on Krantu anymore and it'll soon sink into the sea. May 2nd:This is just like when I went on digs. Dad is up to his eyeballs in work. June 4th: He put the edges of the scrolls near to each other. What happened next made me jump backw... read more
Bella?' Edward's soft voice came from behind me. I turned to see him spring lightly up the porch steps, his hair windblown from running. He pulled me into his arms at once, and kissed me again. His kiss frightened me. There was too much tension, too strong an edge to the way his lips crushed mine - like he was afraid we had o... read more
<p>Nina became a vampire in 1973 when she was fifteen, and she hasn't aged a day since then. But she hasn't had any fun either, because her life is so sickly and boring. It becomes even worse when one of the other vampires in her therapy group is stalked by a mysterious slayer. Threatened with extinction, she and her fe... read more
OdysseusÃ¢ÂÂ voyages are known throughout the land; poets recite his dangerous and heroic adventures. But what really happenedT Told by Odysseus himself, we discover the real stories.
This is the remarkable true story of a young Jewish girl and her brother growing up during the Second World War, caught in a world turned upside down by the Nazis. Written specially for children, Eva describes her happy early childhood in Vienna with her kind and loving parents and her older brother Heinz, whom she adored. ... read more
Zahira is a young woman of the conquered Rua people, their country occupied by another, very different culture - the Sedorne. Zahira is an orphan and has been raised to despise and distrust the occupying population, as well as to be a devout follower of the native religion. But everything changes for Zahira when her home and ... read more
Cammie Morgan may be a spy-in-training with a genius IQ, but there are still a lot of things she doesn't know. Like, does her ex-boyfriend even remember she exists? And why is her mother acting so strangely? This semester at Gallagher Academy, Cammie just wants to lie low, but danger seems to follow her everywhere. When the p... read more
From the author of the New York Times bestselling PRETTY LITTLE LIARS comes a killer new series, THE LYING GAME. MY PERFECT LIFE WAS A LIE. NOW I,D DO ANYTHING TO UNCOVER THE TRUTH. Not long ago, I had everything a girl could wish for: amazing friends, an adorable boyfriend, a loving family. But none of them know that I,m gon... read more
<p>A magical romance blossoms in the follow-up to WINGS, the bestselling novel described by Stephenie Meyer as "a remarkable debut". "I can't just storm in and proclaim my intentions. I can't 'steal' you away. I just have to wait, and hope that someday you'll ask," Tamani said. "And if I don't?" Laurel asked, her voice ... read more
On board the Medes, Sham yes ap Saroop watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt. The giant mole bursting from the earth, the harpoonists targeting their prey – and the inevitable battle that follows between human and creature that will result in one's death and the other's glory. Travelling the rails of ... read more
Railsea, China Mieville's new young adult book is Patrick O'Brien, with a hint of Treasure Island and a whole lot of Moby Dick, with trains. Sham is an apprentice surgeon on the mole train Medes, captained by Naphi who is obsessed with the great white Moldywarpe who bit off her arm. Sham and Naphi discover a myst... read more
This is a literary fantasy about war, racial identity and first love. Frost has left her homeland to travel to the neighbouring country of Ruan in the hope of finding a deity she believes will rid her of a curse: at the sight of her own blood, a berserker rage in the form of a wolf overtakes her and kills everyone within reac... read more
Her brothers and sisters are fearless, light as scuds, quick as hoppers. Not Mally. She knows too many secrets, that one. She is frighted, all right. Frozen at the edge of the shore, lonely as a cornstalk in a saltmarsh. But in Carrick things are changing and Mally needs to change too. Out of nowhere has come Dolyn Craig - a ... read more