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Girl Out of Water (by Nat Luurtsema)

Walker Books (02 Jun, 2016)

A thoroughly British teen comedy starring a hilariously flawed heroine with a quip for every occasion - perfect for fans of Holly Smale, Holly Bourne, Caitlin Moran and Sophie Kinsella. Lou Brown's life is going down the pan. Best friend Hannah sailed through the Olympic time trials and is off to her fancy-pants new swim training school, while Lou's own failure to qualify leaves her without a hobby - or a f ...

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Bombs on Aunt Dainty (by Judith Kerr)

HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks (28 Jun, 2012)

Partly autobiographical, this is the second title in Judith Kerr’s internationally acclaimed trilogy of books following the life of Anna through war-torn Germany, to London during the Blitz and her return to Berlin to discover the past… It is hard enough being a teenager in London during the Blitz, finding yourself in love and wondering every night whether you will survive the bombs. But it is even h ...

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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (Essential Modern Classics) (by Judith Kerr)

HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks (28 Jun, 2012)

Suppose your country began to change. Suppose that without your noticing, it became dangerous for some people to live in Germany any longer. Suppose you found, to your complete surprise, that your own father was one of those people. That is what happened to Anna in 1933. She was nine years old when it began, too busy with her schoolwork and toboganning to take much notice of political posters, but out of ...

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Allegiant (Divergent Trilogy, Book 3): 3/3 (by Veronica Roth)

HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks (07 May, 2015)

What if a single revelation – like a single choice – changed everything? What if love and loyalty made you do things you never expected? The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered – fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she's known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fenc ...

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Insurgent (Divergent, Book 2) (by Veronica Roth)

HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks (01 May, 2012)

I have done bad things. I can’t take them back, and they are part of who I am. Tris has survived a brutal attack on her former home and family. But she has paid a terrible price. Wracked by grief and guilt, she becomes ever more reckless as she struggles to accept her new future. Yet if Tris wants to uncover the truth about her world, she must be stronger than ever… because more shocking choices a ...

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Divergent (Divergent, Book 1) (by Veronica Roth)

HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks (11 Feb, 2014)

For sixteen-year-old Tris, the world changes in a heartbeat when she is forced to make a terrible choice. Turning her back on her family, Tris ventures out, alone, determined to find out where she truly belongs. Shocked by the brutality of her new life, Tris can trust no one. And yet she is drawn to a boy who seems to both threaten and protect her. The hardest choices may yet lie ahead…. A debut nov ...

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Lies (Gone) (by Michael Grant)

Electric Monkey (05 Sep, 2011)

The third instalment of Michael Grant’s epic Gone series. A blood-pumping, white-knuckle sci-fi thriller of epic proportions It happens in one night: a girl who died now walks among the living, Zil and the Human Crew set fire to Perdido Beach, and amid the flames and smoke, Sam sees the figure of the boy he fears the most – Drake. But Sam and Caine defeated him along with the Darkness . . . or so they t ...

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Hunger (Gone) (by Michael Grant)

Electric Monkey (06 Sep, 2010)

The clock is ticking for Sam Temple and the kids of Perdido Beach but it's not the big one-five that they face now; it's starvation that threatens the FAYZ. In an abandoned mineshaft a faceless animal lurks, pulling the strings, toying with human and mutant alike. And he's hungry - hungry in the darkness.

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Runelight (by Joanne Harris)

Black Swan (08 Nov, 2012)

Five past midnight, three years after the End of the World, and, as usual, there was nothing to be seen or heard in the catacombs - except, of course , for the rats and (if you believed in them) the ghosts of the dead. Runelight is set in a world coming back to life, but it is also a world in conflict. For Maddy, born with the mark of magic on her hand, the return of the old gods and the overthrow of the br ...

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Runemarks (by Joanne Harris)

Corgi Childrens (04 Sep, 2008)

Maddy Smith was born with a rusty-coloured runemark on her hand - a symbol of the old gods and definitely cause for suspicion. For magic is dangerous. Or so everyone thinks. But Maddy enjoys working magic. Even if it is just to control some pesky goblins.

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TimeRiders: Day of the Predator (Book 2) (by Alex Scarrow)

Puffin (05 Aug, 2010)

Liam O'Connor should have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter should have died on a plane in 2010. Sal Vikram should have died in a fire in 2029. But all three have been given a second chance - to work for an agency that no-one knows exists. Its purpose - to prevent time travel destroying history.

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Max (A Maximum Ride Thriller) (by James Patterson)

Arrow (04 Feb, 2010)

Max and the flock have lived a lonely existence: hunted down, tortured, and pushed to the fringe of society; always on the run, they have never been able to live a normal life. The flock have finally found acceptance for their extraordinary skills. Meanwhile sinister forces are plotting their attack, putting more than just the flock in danger.

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