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Orchard Books

A Thousand Perfect Notes

C. G. Drews
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C. G. Drews

An emotionally charged story of music, psychological abuse and salvation through falling in love.Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hour after hour, day after day. He will never play as she did before illness ended her career and left her bitter and broken. But Beck is too scared to stand up to his mother, and tell her his true passion, which is composing his own music - because the least suggestion of rebellion on his part ends in violence.When Beck meets August, a girl full of life, energy and laughter, love begins to awaken within him and he glimpses a way to escape his painful existence. But dare he reach for it?Thrilling and powerfully written, this is an explosive debut for YA readers.

Orchard Books

The Girl's Guide to Summer

Sarah Mlynowski
Authors:
Sarah Mlynowski
Orion Children's Books

The Creeper Man

Dawn Kurtagich
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Dawn Kurtagich
Hodder Children's Books

Orangeboy

Patrice Lawrence
Authors:
Patrice Lawrence
Orchard Books

Golden

Melissa de la Cruz, Michael Johnston
Authors:
Melissa de la Cruz, Michael Johnston
Orchard Books

The Traitor

Allen Zadoff
Authors:
Allen Zadoff

The perfect assassin is now the perfect target.Boy Nobody was the Program's best soldier. Now, after going rogue, he's their number one target.The training that made him a killer is his best chance of survival. But in his search for the truth about the Program, he is forced to put his trust in another.And trust can be fatal.The final thrilling installment in this acclaimed action-adventure trilogy.

Orion Children's Books

Read Me Like A Book

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler

'An important contribution to the YA literary canon and a welcome reminder that love is love, no matter what.' - Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling authorThe first YA novel from bestselling author Liz Kessler, Read Me Like A Book is a brave, honest and vital coming-out story that follows one girl's exploration of love, identity and sexuality.Ashleigh Walker is having a difficult year. She's struggling at school, and coming home to parents who are on the verge of divorce. She knows she should be happy spending time with her boyfriend - but, for some reason, being around him just makes her worry more. It's only in her English teacher, Miss Murray, that she feels she's found a kindred spirit. Miss Murray helps Ashleigh develop her writing skills and her confidence - but what happens when boundaries begin to blur? What will the repercussions be for Ashleigh? And how will she navigate her own sexuality?

Orchard Books

Cleo

Lucy Coats
Authors:
Lucy Coats

Her precious mother is dead - and it isn't an accident! The young Cleopatra - Pharaoh's illegitimate daughter - must flee the royal palace at Alexandria or die too. As her evil half-sisters usurp the throne, Cleo finds sanctuary at the sacred temple of Isis, where years later she becomes initiated into the secret Sisters of the Living Knot. But now Isis's power is failing, Egypt is in danger, and Cleo must prove her loyalty to her goddess by returning to the Alexandria she hates. She must seek out the hidden map which is the key to returning Isis's power - on pain of death. But will she be able to evade her horrible sisters? And will she find dreamy Khai, the über-hot Librarian boy she met as she fled Alexandria years before? Cleo's powerful destiny is about to unfold... Gorgeous and evocative, this captivating new YA novel imagines the life of the teenage Cleopatra before she became the icon we think we know.

Orchard Books

The Hit

Allen Zadoff
Authors:
Allen Zadoff

Orchard Books

The Mission

Allen Zadoff
Authors:
Allen Zadoff

He was the perfect assassin. No name. No past. No remorse. Perfect, that is, until he began to ask questions and challenge his orders. Now The Program is worried that their valuable soldier has become a liability. And so begins a new mission. A test of sorts. A chance to prove his loyalty. But nothing about this mission is as it seems: not The Program, his allegiances, nor the truth.More thrilling action-adventure from Allen Zadoff in the breathtaking sequel to The Hit (previously Boy Nobody).

Orchard Books

Boy Nobody

Allen Zadoff
Authors:
Allen Zadoff
Orchard Books

Anna Dressed in Blood

Kendare Blake
Authors:
Kendare Blake

Just your average boy-meets-girl, girl-kills-people story ... Kendare Blake will enchant you with this thrillingly creepy romance. Cas Lowood is no ordinary guy - he hunts dead people.People like Anna. Anna Dressed in Blood. A beautiful, murderous ghost entangled in curses and rage. Cas knows he must destroy her, but as her tragic past is revealed, he starts to understand why Anna has killed everyone who's ever dared to enter her spooky home.Everyone, that is, except Cas...'Anna Dressed in Blood is a dark and intricate tale, with a hero who kills the dead but is half in love with death himself. By the end of the book, you will be too. Spellbinding and romantic.' Cassandra Clare, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mortal Instruments series'It's the old boy-meets-girl story, if the boy is a wry, self-destructive ghost-hunter bent on avenging his father and the girl is a homicidal ghost trapped in a house full of everyone she's ever murdered. Needless to say, Cas and Anna are my new favorite twosome. When I got to the last page, I flipped back to the first.' Holly Black, New York Times bestselling author of Red Glove

Orchard Books

Emma hearts LA

Keris Stainton
Authors:
Keris Stainton

Emma's just arrived in Los Angeles, a million miles away from all her friends, and any chance of a boyfriend.Unless you count geeky Oscar - which she doesn't.Not at first, anyway.Teen heartthrob Alex might have potential too.If she can get him away from the prying eyes of the paparazzi, that is.Two boys, unlimited sunshine, and a new life amongst the stars.Maybe LA's not that bad, after all.

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Slated

Teri Terry
Authors:
Teri Terry

The first book in the bestselling and multi award-winning Slated trilogy.Kyla's memory has been erased,her personality wiped blank,her memories lost for ever.She's been Slated.The government claims she was a terrorist, and that they are giving her a second chance - as long as she plays by their rules. But echoes of the past whisper in Kyla's mind. Someone is lying to her, and nothing is as it seems. Who can she trust in her search for the truth?Book 1 in the acclaimed SLATED trilogy.

Orchard Books

Jessie Hearts NYC

Keris Stainton
Authors:
Keris Stainton
Orchard Books

Ultraviolet

R J Anderson
Authors:
R J Anderson

Once upon a time there was a girl who was special.This is not her story.Unless you count the part where I killed her.Sixteen-year-old Alison has been sectioned in a mental institute for teens, having murdered the most perfect and popular girl at school. But the case is a mystery: no body has been found, and Alison's condition is proving difficult to diagnose. Alison herself can't explain what happened: one minute she was fighting with Tori - the next she disintegrated. Into nothing. But that's impossible. Right?

Hodder Children's Books

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THE HACHETTE CHILDREN’S GROUP ANNOUNCES TWO NEW IMPRINTS FOR 2017

Hachette Children’s Group CEO, Hilary Murray Hill is delighted to announce the launch of two new imprints which will both begin publishing in 2017.

Lauren St John

Lauren St John is the author of several books on sports and music, as well as the award-winning children's series THE WHITE GIRAFFE, the BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD-winning LAURA MARLIN series and THE ONE DOLLAR HORSE trilogy. Her first adult novel, THE OBITUARY WRITER, was published in 2013. Visit Lauren's website at www.laurenstjohn.com, like her Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Lauren-St-John/120957211278399 and follow her on Twitter @laurenstjohn