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  • Blue: Ride

    By Lisa Glass, Lisa Glass
    Authors:
    Lisa Glass, Lisa Glass
    'A STUNNING READ FOR SUMMER!'Reading in the SunshineAs a professional surfer, seventeen-year-old Iris has travelled the sun-kissed beaches of the globe. But after a tumultuous week in Miami leaves her heartbroken, Iris returns to her home town in the south coast of England. Putting her promising career on hold. Leaving behind Zeke, the boy who changed her world. Iris is desperate to get back to her old life, to the family and friends she grew up with. She wants to rediscover her passion for surfing. She needs to move on. But Iris soon realises it won't be that simple. Because while a summer romance might only last the season, first loves never truly leave you.
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  • The Boys' School Girls: Obi's Secrets

    By Lil Chase, Lil Chase
    Authors:
    Lil Chase, Lil Chase
    New best friend? Check. Cool band? Check. Simple life? As if.Obi's thrilled to be invited to join Sucker Punch - and to top it off Donna, the band's singer, calls Obi her best friend.The only problem is, Obi can't tell her mum about being in the band. She can't tell her friends she's also joined the orchestra. And she definitely can't tell Donna about her friendship with Lenny - he's Donna's boyfriend.But when things get complicated at home, Obi starts seeing more and more of Lenny: it feels like he's is the only one who understands ... What's one more little secret?
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  • Blue: Air

    By Lisa Glass, Lisa Glass
    Authors:
    Lisa Glass, Lisa Glass
    Last year, one amazing summer was enough to turn Iris's world upside down. She met the boy of her dreams, the super talented Zeke, and the two of them set off on a pro-surfing adventure around the globe. Now, one week in Miami could be enough to tear her life apart. When Iris and Zeke take a break from competitions to relax on South Beach, Iris feels more than just the draw of the surf pulling Zeke away from her. Something's not right, and soon Iris will have to decide if she and Zeke are really the best thing for each other after all.Air is the thrilling follow-up to Blue; a gorgeous story of sun, sea and first love.
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  • The Boys' School Girls: Abby's Shadow

    By Lil Chase, Lil Chase
    Authors:
    Lil Chase, Lil Chase
    Hillcrest High Boys' School has admitted girls for the first time, but with only ten girls in the school, it hasn't been an easy start for Abby, Tara and their new friends. With her sister still very ill, Abby's had it tougher than most. When she has the chance to go on holiday for half term, she's excited to get away from everything. And even more thrilled to meet a new friend, Gerry. Abby has never felt cool or popular, but Gerry makes her feel special. Together they have a blast... But it's not long before Gerry starts behaving strangely and soon Abby is forced to wonder: what if befriending Gerry was the biggest mistake she's ever made?
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  • The Boys' School Girls: Tara's Sister Trouble

    By Lil Chase, Lil Chase
    Authors:
    Lil Chase, Lil Chase
    Hillcrest High Boys' School is admitting girls for the first time, and Tara couldn't be more excited. New friends? Check. Cute boys? Check. Mean sister gone? Wrong... When she discovers Maxie is joining the school too, Tara is crushed. How can she be her own person when her cleverer, prettier sister seems determined to outshine her? And sibling trouble isn't Tara's only problem. With only ten girls in the year, they're going to have to stick together to survive. Boys against girls? Bring. It. On.
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  • Blue

    By Lisa Glass, Lisa Glass
    Authors:
    Lisa Glass, Lisa Glass
    Surfing is sixteen-year-old Iris's world, and when the ultra-talented Zeke walks into her life, it soon becomes her passion. Over one amazing summer, as she is drawn into his sphere, she experiences love, new friendships, but also loss, with an intensity she never dreamed of. But is Zeke all he seems? What hides beneath his glamorous and mysterious past? When Iris decides to try for her own surfing success, just as her ex-boyfriend comes back into her life, she will test her talent, and her feelings for Zeke, to the limit...
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  • Bunny Trouble

    By Amanda Swift, Jennifer Gray, Sarah Horne, Oliver Hembrough
    Authors:
    Amanda Swift, Jennifer Gray
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Horne
    Read by:
    Oliver Hembrough
    Fuzzy and Coco, the guinea pigs of Strawberry Park, London, are enjoying the spring, cleaning out their hutch and looking forward to the Easter Fair!But then Fuzzy's owner Ben, comes home very upset. The Rescue Centre for local animals has to close down, and all because a very naughty bunny called Binny made a huge mess and chewed through all the cages! And, worst of all, the Rescue Centre's Easter Fair will have to be cancelled.Things get worse when Ben brings Binny the Bunny home to stay with the guinea pigs. Binny causes lots of trouble--she poops everywhere and is very rude to Coco. Meanwhile, Fuzzy and Terry, the guinea pig next door, plan to help get the Easter Fair back on track by using the internet to invite all of the locals to come help fix up the Rescue Center.Coco and Eduardo try to help Binny improve her behavior, but she is too naughty to listen. She is a very sad bunny--she wants to be a pet in a home of her own, like Fuzzy and Coco. But then she runs off and everyone is scared that the fox will find her and eat her! The day of the Easter Fair arrives, and lots of volunteers turn up to help fix the Rescue Centre. It won't have to close after all! But where is Binny--the Easter Bunny? Fuzzy and Terry told everyone that she should be there! At the last minute, Eduardo and Coco find her, and they rush to the Rescue Centre. It's not too late! Binny is adopted by a lovely little girl, the Rescue Centre can stay open, and all because of the cleverness of the Guinea Pigs Online!(P)2014 WF Howes Ltd
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  • Burning for Revenge

    By John Marsden
    Authors:
    John Marsden
    'If only our country hadn't been invaded. If only we could have carried on the way we used to, watching other people's wars on television.' Ellie and her friends are more determined than ever to make an impact on the enemy. But the constant fighting is beginning to take its toll on the group. Kevin is suffering an emotional breakdown, and the friendship that has kept the gang together for so long is under strain. And while there is no time for love in a time of war, Ellie can't forget her feelings for Lee... A tale of relentless action and gripping intensity from one of the world's best storytellers. (Book 5 of The Tomorrow Series.)
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  • Broken Illusions

    By Ellie James
    Authors:
    Ellie James
    It's Mardi Gras, but for sixteen-year-old Trinity, this is no time for celebration. Another girl has gone missing. And Trinity is seeing things - terrible things. Tormented by visions she can't explain, Trinity embarks on a dark journey to understand her abilities, convinced this is the only way to prevent the things she sees from coming true. But as the line between reality and illusion becomes blurred, everyone who loves Trinity begins to fear for her sanity, and, ultimately, for her life...
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  • The Book of Bones

    By Natasha Narayan
    Authors:
    Natasha Narayan
    Kit Salter and her friends Rachel, Waldo and Isaac tumble into another adventure when their coach is hijacked on the wilds of Dartmoor. Their arch enemies, the Baker Brothers, are behind the kidnapping. They force the children into a perilous voyage to China in search of a secret martial arts manual. From bustling Shanghai, their journey takes them to the hidden heart of Imperial China - Peking's Forbidden City. En route they battle opium smugglers, pirates and kung-fu fighters, before a climatic encounter with the mysterious Wooden Men, giant killers armed with lethal powers and a dastardly will of their own. Will Kit and her friends survive the danger and mysteries of China and win back their freedom? Find out in this twisting, thrilling adventure.
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    Boys for Beginners

    By Lil Chase, Lil Chase
    Authors:
    Lil Chase, Lil Chase
    'Gwynnie is just about to turn fourteen. While other girls in her year are all about boys and make-up, the closest she's got to a boy is tackling on the football field. But when the totally hot Charlie Notts starts at school, Gwynnie decides now might be the time to start being a a bit more girly. Gwynnie enlists the help of a gang of girls at school, headed by the super-confident Jenny. But is it really safe for Gwynnie to be let loose with lash curlers and strong eye-shadow? Has Jenny got a hidden agenda while giving Gwynnie her make-over? And will Charlie ever see her as more than a killer football player with skinny legs? When everything comes to a head at the school prom, Gwynnie will learn some truths about herself and her new found girly friends. Has she risked the firm friendships she has with boys for that first kiss?
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  • Bracelet of Bones

    By Kevin Crossley-Holland, Kevin Crossley-Holland, Michael Maloney, Michael Maloney
    Authors:
    Kevin Crossley-Holland, Kevin Crossley-Holland
    Read by:
    Michael Maloney, Michael Maloney
    Crossley-Holland, a winner of the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, the Smarties Prize Bronze Medal, and the Tir Nan-Og Award, and numerous other distinctions, has written an absorbing fantasy novel for young adults with a formidable heroine. The Guardian praised Bracelet of Bones as "superb" Crossley-Holland writes "with a poet's eye and love of words, painting a vivid picture of the world his characters move through, whether it's the morning mist on the river or the smoke from a funeral pyre." One morning Solveig wakes to find her father, Viking mercenary Halfdan, has broken his promise to her by leaving to join the Viking Guard in Constantinople, without her. Deciding to follow him, Solveig sets off in a tiny boat and into an epic adventure, encountering Swedish traders, a ghost-ship and a Russian king, braving arrow-storms and witnessing a living sacrifice. Through it all, Solveig's belief in her father is unwavering. Will she ever reach Constantinople? And will her father be there? An imaginative and poignant novel that explores friendship and betrayal, the father-daughter relationship, the clash of religions and the journey from childhood to adulthood, Bracelet of Bones is a vivid adventure not to be missed. (P)2011 Quercus Editions Ltd
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    Belle's Song

    By K.M. Grant, K.M. Grant
    Authors:
    K.M. Grant, K.M. Grant
    When Belle meets Luke, son of an alchemist and Scribe to the famous poet Chaucer, she is determined to travel with him to Canterbury on a pilgrimage. She hopes for a miracle: that her father will walk again. She also hopes to atone for her own part in his accident. It is a time of unrest across the country and the young King Richard II is just hanging on to his throne. A malign character on the pilgrimage suspects Chaucer of treason and slowly winds Belle into a political intrigue. At the same time, the impulsive Belle is drawn towards both Luke and to Walter, the wealthy son of a Knight. But Walter himself is in love with Luke... As the uprising against the King starts to draw pace and the web of intrigue around Belle and Chaucer tightens, Belle and her friends must risk everything to save their country and themselves...
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  • Betrayals

    By Lili St. Crow
    Authors:
    Lili St. Crow
    The second novel in the Strange Angels series picks up with Dru neatly tucked away in a Schola that's more like a prison than a secret training facility. Except for one tiny detail . . . she's the only girl in the place and is totally surrounded by tons of cute boys. But a traitor in the Order wants Dru dead and she can't trust anyone except for Graves. Too bad he's being kept busy with a new crew of wulfen teens and doesn't have time for her. As she learns the truth about who she can and can't trust, Dru's only hope may be to save herself - although the one gift that makes her special is draining away, and she doesn't know how to get it back. Will Dru survive long enough to find out who is really after her? Or is she destined for the same fate as her murdered parents? Lili's characters come alive on the page in a way that's visually stunning and she creates the same terrific pace, danger and teen romance as in Strange Angels.
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