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The State of Grace by Rachael Lucas
The State of Grace
Rachael Lucas
In a Nutshell: Living with Asperger’s * Dealing with change * New beginnings “Being human is a complicated game”, and that’s certainly the case for fifteen-year-old Grace, the sparkling protagonist of this gorgeously heartfelt and often hilarious novel. Grace is bright...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2017
The Hate u Give by Angie Thomas
The Hate u Give
Angie Thomas
In a Nutshell: Fighting for Justice | Black Lives Matter | Stunning, vital wake-up call of a novel about racism, social inequality and not giving up told through the eyes of an incredible, unforgettable sixteen-year-old. Starr straddles two very different worlds....
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2017
Open: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can be by Gemma Cairney
Open: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can be
Gemma Cairney
March 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. In a Nutshell: Utterly invaluable, gloriously gracious guide to life | This heartfelt handbook for young adults by an inspirational presenter and producer is the literary embodiment of a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2017
Waking in Time by Angie Stanton
Waking in Time
Angie Stanton
In a Nutshell: Secrets, romance and time travel twists | Still mourning the death of her grandmother, Abbi embarks on a new life when she moves to a college far from home. Knowing this is where Gram had studied goes some...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/03/2017
Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt
Orbiting Jupiter
Gary D. Schmidt
Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award Before meeting his new foster brother, Jack understands what he and his family are ‘getting into’. Fourteen-year-old Joseph almost killed a teacher, and he has a three-month-old daughter, Jupiter, whom he’s never seen....
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2017
Every Hidden Thing by Kenneth Oppel
Every Hidden Thing
Kenneth Oppel
March 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. In a Nutshell: Romancing the Bones | There’s rivalry, romance and skullduggery galore in this rip-roaring read following two epic expeditions to unearth an extraordinary dinosaur skeleton in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2017
Here be Witches by Sarah Mussi
Here be Witches
Sarah Mussi
In a Nutshell: Merlin-esque mythology in the modern world | Set in stunning Snowdonia, this spellbinding sequel to Here Be Dragons shimmers with atmosphere, adventure and a love story of legendary proportions. Sixteen-year-old Ellie longs to be with Henry, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2017
Black Moon by L. A. Weatherly
Black Moon
L. A. Weatherly
March 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. A fitting and truly fabulous end to the breathtaking Broken Trilogy. It’s 1942, nearly two thousand years after time was reset and war and atomic weapons were banned,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2017
Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare
Lady Midnight
Cassandra Clare
From the creator of the Mortal Instruments series and Infernal Devices trilogy comes this epic first instalment of the author’s highly anticipated The Dark Artifices series. Lady Midnight is populated with pretty much every kind of mythological and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017
The Cruelty by Scott Bergstrom
The Cruelty
Scott Bergstrom
In a Nutshell: Trans-European espionage thriller | Cinematic page-turner following a teenager’s ruthlessly fearless journey into a criminal underworld to find her diplomat dad. Seventeen-year-old Gwendolyn Bloom has spent much of her life on the move due to her dad’s...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017
Ariadnis by Josh Martin
Ariadnis
Josh Martin
In a nutshell: two girls, a life or death struggle in a vivid other-world | Aula was born in Athenas, City of the Nine Pillars; she’s never met Joomia, who was born in Metis, City of the Nine Trees. Yet...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017
Our Own Private Universe by Robin Talley
Our Own Private Universe
Robin Talley
In a Nutshell: Personal awakenings on a transformational summer trip | An insightful coming-of-age story about a bisexual teenager’s first experience of love in all its dizzying bliss and complexity. Fifteen-year-old Aki is determined to stop putting things off, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017
The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles
The Edge of Everything
Jeff Giles
February 2017 NewGen Debut of the Month. In a nutshell: girl loves boy/supernatural bounty hunter | When star-crossed lovers Zoe and the boy she nicknames X meet the circumstances are hardly promising: stranded in a blizzard...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017
We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan, Brian Conaghan
We Come Apart
Sarah Crossan, Brian Conaghan
February 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. In a nutshell: unputdownable story, beautifully told | Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan are two of our most garlanded YA authors: she won the 2016 Carnegie Medal,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/02/2017
Traitor to the Throne by Alwyn Hamilton
Traitor to the Throne
Alwyn Hamilton
In a Nutshell: Fantastical feast of espionage, revenge, rebellion and romance | Steeped in magic and myth, this sequel to Rebel of the Sands tingles with tension and the potent appeal of a heroine whose wit and power never...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2017
Unconventional by Maggie Harcourt
Unconventional
Maggie Harcourt
In a Nutshell: The buzz of conventions, fangirling and falling in love | Fabulous feel-good feast following the rollercoaster ride of running conventions, and finding love when you least expect it. Lexi Angelo is High Priestess of the Order of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2017
The Memory Book by Lara Avery
The Memory Book
Lara Avery
In a Nutshell: Unforgettable heroine confronts adversity head on | Poignant, un-put-down-able jewel of a book about seizing every moment while you can. “You are me, Samantha Agatha McCoy, in the not-so-distant future. I’m writing this for you. They say...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2017
Waiting for Callback: Take Two by Perdita Cargill, Honor Cargill
Waiting for Callback: Take Two
Perdita Cargill, Honor Cargill
In a Nutshell: Living the dream (kind of) | Fabulously feel-good, epically entertaining series about the highs and lows of life as a teen actress. This sidesplitting sequel sees Elektra’s life crank up a few notches (and then some) from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2017
The Dark Days Pact A Lady Helen Novel by Alison Goodman
The Dark Days Pact A Lady Helen Novel
Alison Goodman
February 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. In a Nutshell: Supernatural Regency Extravaganza | This second book in the lavishly entertaining Lady Helen trilogy - think Jane Austen meets contemporary supernatural sass – more than...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2017
The Witch's Tears (Sequel to the Witch's Kiss) by Katharine Corr, Elizabeth Corr
The Witch's Tears (Sequel to the Witch's Kiss)
Katharine Corr, Elizabeth Corr
February 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. In a nutshell: spell-binding drama of teenage witch faced with life-or-death choices | Readers who loved authors Katherine and Elizabeth Corr’s supernatural romance The Witch's Kiss will fall upon...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2017
Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth
Carve the Mark
Veronica Roth
In a Nutshell: Deadly dilemmas amidst Star Wars-esque intergalactic enmity | First book in an ambitiously epic sci-fi duology from the author of the Divergent series. Akos lives in the peaceful nation of Thuvhe, part of a galaxy in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/01/2017
The Bone Sparrow A Refugee Novel by Zana Fraillon
The Bone Sparrow A Refugee Novel
Zana Fraillon
Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2016 | In a Nutshell: Refugees | Resilience | Friendship A heartfelt, harrowing insight into life as a Rohingya refugee in an Australian detention centre, told through the unforgettable voice of an unforgettable...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2017
The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr
The One Memory of Flora Banks
Emily Barr
January 2017 NewGen MEGA Debut of the Month. In a nutshell: the unforgettable story of a girl with no memory. Can there ever...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2017
Maresi (The Red Abbey Chronicles) by Maria Turtschaninoff
Maresi (The Red Abbey Chronicles)
Maria Turtschaninoff
What an unusual and powerful novel. The setting is an island in an unspecified fantasy world inhabited by a community of women who live separate from men, dedicating themselves to the worship of the Triple Goddess. Maresi is a young...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2017
The Bombs That Brought Us Together by Brian Conaghan
The Bombs That Brought Us Together
Brian Conaghan
Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2016. Set in a bleak world and reminiscent of Orwell’s 1984, The Bombs That Brought Us Together is nonetheless a funny, tender, surprising and uplifting novel. Charlie’s life should be pretty miserable: he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2017
Sara's Face by Melvin Burgess
Sara's Face
Melvin Burgess
Special 11th Anniversary Edition. As ever, Melvin Burgess makes readers think. Sara signs up for a face transplant but is it her who wants it or, is she being pushed into doing it against her will by the scarred pop-star...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2017
Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman
Girls on Fire
Robin Wasserman
A shocking, gripping thriller, Girls on Fire stands alongside The Virgin Suicides in its brilliant portrayal of female adolescence, but with a power and assurance all its own.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2017
Cradle and All by James Patterson
Cradle and All
James Patterson
January 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. A book to make you flinch! Virulent diseases and natural disasters are sweeping the world, the church and a private investigator seek out the truth behind the reports of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/12/2016
A Tragic Kind of Wonderful by Eric Lindstrom
A Tragic Kind of Wonderful
Eric Lindstrom
January 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. In a Nutshell: Coping with bipolar disorder | Finding the courage to shed secrets | Intense, insightful exploration of how it feels to live with bipolar disorder, and finding...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/12/2016
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
Bone Gap
Laura Ruby
January 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. Winner of the 2016 Michael L. Printz Award | In a Nutshell: Unconventional magic realist thriller | An entrancingly unique novel about a boy’s search for a young woman who’s...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/12/2016
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