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4321: Based on the Screenplay by Noel Clarke
Jim Eldridge, Noel Clarke
High tension drama as 4 friends find themselves caught up in drugs, diamonds, sex and violence. Best friends Shannon, Jo, Kerrys and Cassandra have only one thing in common and that is their friendship. But, as their lives spin in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/05/2010
     
A Bad Boy Can Be Good For A Girl
Tanya Lee Stone
This is a brilliantly observed wake-up call for teenagers about life and love and the pitfalls of choosing the bad boy as your man. A story of self-discovery, broken hearts but more than anything any girl who reads this book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2008
     
A Brighter Fear
Kerry Drewery
Movingly portrayed, the irrepressible hope familiar to all teenagers is played out against a background that is completely unfamiliar. Growing up in Baghdad under Saddam Hussain’s repressive regime, Lina is used to being careful what she says and even careful...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2012
     
A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens
This edition of The Christmas Carol is one of a range of marvellous comic books created in the '50s and '60s now with artwork re-coloured and covers digitally enhanced for a new generation. Perfect bound at a terrifically good value...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2009
     
A Court of Thorns and Roses
Sarah J. Maas
Pure and completely engaging escapism in the form of high fantasy. Feyre; stubbon, independent and loving has taught herself how to provide for her impoverished family, however on a winters day, one arrow changes her life forever. The world in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2015
     
A Crack in Everything Welcome to the Other Side
Ruth Frances Long
Izzy learns the truth about the secret world of the Sidhe coexisting alongside the human one, and the angels and demons who watch over the affairs of mortals, making their own plans. She becomes a pawn in this game, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2014
     
Reader Reviewed A Little in Love
Susan Fletcher
One of our Books of the Year 2014 Eponine tells the heart wrenching story of her own life of suffering and cruelty in this emotional roller coaster taken from Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables. Brought up in poverty, from the youngest...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2014
     
A Monster Calls
Siobhan Dowd, Patrick Ness
Winner of the Galaxy Children's Book of the Year Award 2011. May 2011 New Gen Book of the Month. Prize-winning Patrick Ness displays brilliant new skills of sensitivity in this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2011
     
A Monster Calls
Patrick Ness
Prize-winning Patrick Ness displays brilliant new skills of sensitivity in this hauntingly touching story of how a boy deals with the looming threat of his mother’s death from cancer. Haunted by a monster in his dreams, denied much information by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
     
A Really Short History Of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson
Full of extraordinary discoveries and wonder at the world we live in, this is a thrilling scientific journey through history. It raises and answers many of the questions young readers ask about how the greatest scientific discoveries were made and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2008
     
A Song for Ella Grey
David Almond
Shortlisted for the Bookseller Young Adult Book Prize 2015. One of our Books of the Year 2014 Award-winning David Almond is at his lyrical best in this eloquent, tender and ultimately devastating contemporary teenage love story which draws lightly but...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2014
     
A Swift Pure Cry
Siobhan Dowd
Winner ofthe Branford Boase Award 2007. A superb first novel, beautifully written, deeply moving and full of heartbreak. When Shell Talent’s mother dies everything around her begins to fall to pieces. Tired of looking after her younger brother and sister...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2010
     
A Trick of the Dark
B. R. Collins
Prize winning B.R Collins' A Trick of the Dark is a gripping supernatural thriller which explores the darker sides of adolescence. Annis sees her older brother Zach crushed and broken when the walls of a ruined house fall on to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2010
     
A Witch in Love
Ruth Warburton
When love is tangled up in magic, how can you be sure what's real? The second novel in the Winter trilogy, this follows the critically acclaimed debut A Witch in Winter.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/07/2012
     
Reader Reviewed A World Between Us
Lydia Syson
Shortlisted for The Branford Boase Award 2013. Packed full of passion – both political and of all other kinds – this is a harrowing, thrilling and romantic account...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2012
     
Abandon
Meg Cabot
The first book in the brand-new dark and dangerously seductive trilogy from bestselling teen author Meg Cabot. It's dark paranormal romance at its best and combined with Meg's brilliant storytelling powers we think she's hit the jackpot. She paints a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2011
     
Accidental Friends
Helena Pielichaty
A touching tale that involves four young strangers getting accidentally involved with each other through a chance encounter. Together they embark upon their college education that will change their lives forever. Helen Pielichaty has written a brilliant hard-hitting teen book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/02/2008
     
Accidents Of Nature
Harriet Mcbryde Johnson
A hard hitting but heartwarming story to change everyone's view of disability forever. Jean has cerebral palsy but her parents have always made her think that the goal was to be as 'normal' as normal as possible. Ten days at...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2008
     
Adored: An It Girl novel
Cecily Von Ziegesar
Rich, clever and glamorous, the It Girls know how to live well. But success can come at a price as Jenny soon discovers when, having got what she’s always wanted including her own TV show, she finds that her life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/06/2009
     
Afterworlds
Scott Westerfeld
A clever, stimulating novel painting a picture of first loves and first drafts. Darcy, at eighteen, moves to New York City after her book wins a publishing deal. As her story unfolds, with writers block and deadlines galore, we also...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
     
Agent 21
Chris Ryan
SAS hero Chris Ryan sets a cracking pace for this story of school boy Zak Darke’s recruitment by a government agency. After his parents die from mysterious food poisoning in Nigeria, Zak’s knows someone is watching him. But who? When...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/01/2011
     
Airhead: Being Nikki
Meg Cabot
Step right into the celebrity life of teenage supermodel Nikki. Apparently the golden girl of the catwalk Nikki looks like an absolute airhead but that’s just the surface. Underneath there’s nerdy Emmerson Watts who somehow got trapped in the wrong...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2009
     
Airhead: Being Nikki
Meg Cabot
Step right into the celebrity life of teenage supermodel Nikki. Apparently the golden girl of the catwalk Nikki looks like an absolute airhead but that’s just the surface. Underneath there’s nerdy Emmerson Watts who somehow got trapped in the wrong...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/07/2009
     
Alex As Well
Alyssa Brugman
An incredibly accessible book which explores a controversial subject with honesty and openness. It is a tender, funny, and powerful novel about questioning identity, discovering sexuality, navigating friendships and finding a place to belong.A Piece of Passion from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
     
All Fall Down
Sally Nicholls
This is an eagerly anticipated, powerful and inspiring historical novel about survival in the face of real-life horror from one of today's most exciting young writers. Sally Nicholls provides a heartbreaking account of one of the most terrifying events inhistory...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2013
     
Reader Reviewed All Our Yesterdays
Cristin Terrill
A brilliantly brain-warping thriller and a love story that leaps back and forth in time - All Our Yesterdays is an amazing first novel, perfect for fans of The Hunger Games.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2013
     
Reader Reviewed All the Bright Places
Jennifer Niven
Fans of John Green will love this heart-wrenching teenage novel. School students Violet and Theodore Finch first meet on the ledge at the top of the school bell-tower. Of course, it is out of bounds and neither should be there...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/01/2015
     
Reader Reviewed All the Truth That's In Me
Julie Berry
A deeply romantic story set against a background of terrible prejudice and astonishing violence. Snatched from her home by a violent predator who cuts out her tongue to silence her, Judith becomes an outcast to her community. In silence she...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2014
     
All These Things I've Done
Gabrielle Zevin
Part thriller, part romance and set in a futuristic but effectively bankrupt New York where life is tough and bears no resemblance to the 21st century that we know. Anya is a feisty and likeable teen heroine who is trying...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2012
     
Almost Grace
Rosie Rowell
Grace and her Cape Town friends are renting a house on the coast - after exams it's their rite of passage into adulthood. Yet 'maturity' means different things to each of them. Brett and Louisa have plans - university, travelling...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
     
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