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Monster
C. J. Skuse
In an isolated boarding school, a group of girls settle in for the holidays. Everyone else has gone home and there are rivalries and animosity between them – this definitely isn’t going to be a happy Christmas. But no-one knows...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/09/2015
     
The Rest of Us Just Live Here
Patrick Ness
Daring, beautifully written, full of ideas that will bring the reader up short, The Rest of Us Just Live Here is a dystopian adventure that mocks dystopian adventures while acknowledging the genre’s power to reveal truths, particularly about teenage lives....
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/08/2015
     
One
Sarah Crossan
Award-winning Sarah Crossan tells an astonishing and difficult story with the surest of touches in this tender, funny and life affirming book. Grace and Tippi are twins. Not just twins but conjoined twins, sharing the lower half of their bodies....
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/08/2015
     
Demon Road
Derek Landy
Buckle up, because you are in for a hell of a ride! Amber’s parents strike readers – and her – as eccentric, but nothing prepares her for the awful truth, revealed on her sixteenth birthday: they are demons, and so...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/08/2015
     
All Sorts of Possible
Rupert Wallis
Rupert Wallis published his first novel, The Dark Inside, in 2014, to critical acclaim that likened his writing to Patrick Ness and David Almond. Rupert is currently shortlisted for the prestigious Branford Boase award for his remarkable debut. Just...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/08/2015
     
Survivor
Tom Hoyle
None of it would have happened if I hadn't missed a bus… Fifteen-year-old George's life is sent careering down a cataclysmic course when he misses his bus by seconds, notices a fire and selflessly rescues a baby from the flames....
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/08/2015
     
Night Owls
Jenn Bennett
August 2015 Debut of the Month A chance meeting between two teenagers on San Francisco’s night bus sparks one of the most luminously-drawn relationships in contemporary YA. When Beatrix (‘too weird for jocks and not weird enough for hipsters’)...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/08/2015
     
Darkmere
Helen Maslin
Darkmere is the dark, romantic and evocative YA novel from debut author Helen Maslin. Following the lives of two girls a century apart, the novel combines chills and romance to create a truly gripping read. Prepare to become completely immersed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/08/2015
     
Drop
Katie Everson
Carla has had to move a lot and is used to changing schools, but doesn’t like it. She’s shy, unconfident, ‘a bit sad’. Faced with another new school for sixth form, she finds like-minded people - according to her own...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/08/2015
     
Am I Normal Yet?
Holly Bourne
Evie is starting sixth form college and like any normal young person wants to fit in and make friends, and she’d like a boyfriend too. It’s challenging for Evie though because she’s also coping with anxiety disorder, something she’s determined...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2015
     
Reader Reviewed Another Day
David Levithan
A is neither male nor female but wakes up each day in a different teenage body. Readers first met A in Levithan’s bestselling novel Every Day, which was told from A’s perspective. In this companion novel, a girl called Rhiannon...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2015
     
I Knew You Were Trouble A Jessie Jefferson Novel
Paige Toon
This entertaining sequel to The Accidental Life of Jessie Jefferson sees Jessie return to her ordinary life in England after enjoying a whirlwind summer in the Hollywood Hills with her newfound father, international rock star, Johnny Jefferson. Settling back...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2015
     
Lorali
Laura Dockrill
A magical adventure of mermaids, pirates, myth and romance. Rory is on Hastings beach the night before his sixteenth birthday when he stumbles across a naked girl. This is Lorali, mermaid princess who has decide to forsake her underwater life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
     
The Mortal Instruments 6: City of Heavenly Fire
Cassandra Clare
Shadowhunters and demons square off, lives will be lost, love sacrificed, and the whole world changed, for the sixth book and the final showdown in the spellbinding, seductive conclusion to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series from Cassandra Clare. The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
     
The Mortal Instruments 5: City of Lost Souls
Cassandra Clare
Fifth in Cassandra Clare's internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series about the Shadowhunters. Clary and the Shadowhunters struggle to piece together their shattered world after a betrayal by one of their own leaves them reeling.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
     
The Mortal Instruments 4: City of Fallen Angels
Cassandra Clare
Fourth in Cassandra Clare's internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series about the Shadowhunters. The Mortal War is over and sixteen-year-old Clary Fray is back home in New York excited about all the possibilities before her. She's training to become a Shadowhunter...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
     
The Mortal Instruments 3: City of Glass
Cassandra Clare
This title is the third instalment in the bestselling urban gothic fantasy sequence, The Mortal Instruments. With two of the Mortal Instruments now in Valentine's hands, the world of the Shadowhunters teeters on the brink of civil war. Jace and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
     
The Mortal Instruments 2: City of Ashes
Cassandra Clare
We were bowled over by Cassandra’s first, City of Bones and from the feedback from readers you clearly were too. This is the second in The Mortal Instruments series and doesn’t disappoint. Utterly captivating, beautifully written, cleverly plotted with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
     
Because You'll Never Meet Me
Leah Thomas
July 2015 NewGen Debut of the Month. The story of an unusual but increasingly close friendship, this is a totally original and engrossing novel. Ollie and Moritz strike up a friendship through...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
     
Reader Reviewed The Accident Season
Moira Fowley-Doyle
July 2015 NewGen Debut of the Month. Each October Cara’s family must endure the accident season when for four weeks, no matter how much their mother tries to protect them, covering every...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
     
Reader Reviewed Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls
Lynn Weingarten
July 2015 NewGen Book of the Month. June and Delia had an intense relationship, the kind that is all important, all-consuming even, but hard to maintain. In fact, when June hears the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
     
The Mortal Instruments 1: City of Bones
Cassandra Clare
First in Cassandra Clare's internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series about the Shadowhunters. A thrilling urban fantasy of vampires, warlocks and shapeshifters that fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will love to get their teeth into.Clary is your typical girl next...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
     
Reader Reviewed Fire Colour One
Jenny Valentine
July 2015 NewGen Book of the Month. Guardian Prize winning author Jenny Valentine’s long-awaited new novel is clever, beautifully written, full of ideas. It tells the story of sixteen-year-old Iris: lonely and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
     
Minus Me
Ingelin Rossland
July 2015 NewGen Debut of the Month. Intriguing, stimulating and full of energy, this is a thought-provoking read…it also contains a hidden sting in the tale. 12 year old Linda lives in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
     
The Calling
James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton
Chosen from across the world, a fight to the death is the destiny of the twelve young people who have been selected to represent their families in the Endgame. The Players know who they are and they know which line...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
     
Clariel
Garth Nix
The long awaited prequel to the original ‘The Old Kingdom’ trilogy will cause glee for fans, as it lays down a satisfying foundation for the stories yet to come...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
     
The Crowham Martyrs
Jane McLoughlin
Maddy Deeprose sees dead people: ghosts accompany her wherever she goes. Her mother has always warned her to keep this secret, but when Maddy starts at Crowham Martyrs School, her sixth sense seems to call up something evil and truly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
     
In Another Life
Laura Jarratt
Hannah adores her older sister, Jenny - they are the best of friends, but different in every other way. Jenny dreams of leaving the States and flying to the UK to visit the places where their English mother grew up....
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
     
Reader Reviewed Darkest Night
Will Hill
The epic conclusion in the blood-poundingly brilliant Department 19 series, from bestselling author, Will Hill. Since 1891 when Abraham Van Helsing and a group of friends faced Dracula, the world's first vampire and won, the survivors of that battle founded...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/06/2015
     
Reader Reviewed There Will be Lies
Nick Lake
Award-winning Nick Lake tells a complex story fusing two strands of narrative into a richly woven single thread. Seventeen-year-old Shelby Cooper has always been very protected by her mother; she guesses it is partly because she is deaf, partly because...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
     
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