Miss Match: The Truth About Destiny
By Crystal Cestari
The cute and quirky follow-up to Miss Match - fans of Geek Girl and Girl Online will love this magically messed-up romance.Amber Sand has a gift ... she can see anyone's soul mate, just by looking into their eyes. Problem is, when Amber gazes at her boyfriend, she sees him getting future loved-up with her best friend. To make matters worse, Amber has been tasked with helping Iris Chamberlain, a girl who has fallen for a mermaid. Iris is planning a dangerous transformation to join her soul mate underwater forever, but she's chosen the worst witch imaginable to perform the spell. With Iris in danger and her own love life looking far from happily ever after, there's one question plaguing Amber. Could the Fates be wrong?
By Crystal Cestari
Fans of Geek Girl and Girl Online will love this magically messed-up romance.Amber Sand has a gift. Five seconds of eye contact, and she can see your soul mate. She's seen it all, every kind of happy ending there is. Except for one - her own. So when Charlie Blitzman, the most-desired boy in school, enlists Amber's help, she finds herself falling for him. Problem is, her pesky gift doesn't agree - Charlie and Amber are just not meant to be, or are they?How can Amber, an honest peddler of true love, pursue a boy she knows is not the one for her?
The Memory Book
By Lara Avery
Fans of All the Bright Places and The Fault in Our Stars will fall head-over-heels for this wonderfully original portrait of love and loss.Samantha McCoy has it all mapped out. First she's going to win the national debating championship, then she's going to move to New York and become a human rights lawyer.But when Sam discovers that a rare disease is going to take away her memory, the future she'd planned so perfectly is derailed before its started. Realising that her life won't wait to be lived, Sam sets out on a summer of firsts. The first party. The first rebellion. The first friendship. The last love.
Millie vs the World
By Kiera O'Brien
'Storming. Left me gasping, chilled, and desperate for more!' MELINDA SALISBURYMillie knows she's not what they say she is. She's not a unit: she's a girl! It's all just a crazy misunderstanding. If she could just talk to her Company without the police shooting at her - they could sort this mess out. But on the run and cut off from everyone she knew before, how can Millie get back to her friends when the only 'people' willing to talk to her are a bunch of outlawed machines? One thing's for sure, surviving in the real world is proving to be a lot dirtier, stranger and more dangerous than she could have expected.
Millie vs the Machines
By Kiera O'Brien, Kiera O'Brien, Sarah Feathers
Within the boundaries of Oaktree Boarding School, Millie Hendrick is a privileged girl in a future world. A world where students can download their memories to tablets and highly advanced robots are the servants of choice.With exams looming and the Look announcing daily-changing fashion trends, Millie has the same problems as every thirteen-year-old ... Well, there is one other thing troubling her. Millie's haunted by an accident she can't remember and a fear of the robots she can't explain. But it's OK. She can live with it. That is, until students start to disappear from her school. No one else sees that something suspicious is going on. It's up to Millie to uncover the truth.
By Ilsa J. Bick, Ilsa J. Bick
Alex is tough. She has survived the EMP blast, she has lived among the flesh-eating Changed, and she has been separated from Tom for months. And she hasn't given up. But on the brink of starvation and in the grip of a winter that just won't end, Alex discovers a new and terrible truth: The Changed are still evolving. And... they've had help.
My Family and Other Freaks
By Carol Midgley, Carol Midgley
Danielle is doomed in love and has the parents from hell. Her mum and dad are embarrassingly scruffy and their car bonnet is a different colour to the rest of the car. Worst of all, they're still in love, which is totally gross considering how ancient they are. Her best friend is a (nice) nerd, her love-rival is an airhead and her dog Simon is in love with an Ugg boot. Despite all this, she hatches a plan - indeed many plans - to win the gorgeous Damien's affections. But when she brings Simon to the park to show him off in front of Damien, a smelly little accident lands Danielle with the nickname 'Dench the Stench'. Could things get any worse? When Simon is accused of biting children in the neighbourhood and her Dad decides to have him taken away, Danielle's life truly begins to unravel. And then her mother announces she's pregnant - again - which gives Danielle's schoolmates even more ammunition with which to make fun of her. Will Damian ever notice her? Can she save Simon? And will Danielle ever live her family down?
The Maharajah's Monkey
By Natasha Narayan
Dark secrets at the maharajah's palace... Lost treasure and a bear attack in the Himalayas... And a naughty Indian monkey, filled with an ancient evil... When world-famous explorer Gustav Champlon disappears just before a trip to India to find lost treasure, Kit Salter is determined to discover why. Tiny footprints in Gustav's room put her on the trail of a naughty Indian monkey. Before long she and her friends are aboard a steamer to India, on a quest to find the monkey and save Champlon. Welcomed into the palace of the boy Maharajah, a fabulous adventure ensues: Tiger hunts, court intrigue and a mountain expedition to find the lost paradise of Shambala... A second fantastic story in a wonderfully exotic setting from an exhilarating writer.
The Mummy Snatcher of Memphis
By Natasha Narayan
When Kit Salter and her friends peek at a famed mummy in a museum chamber, they are shocked to discover rattles and moans coming from the box . . . Inside is an Egyptian stowaway, determined to return a looted scarab and save his village. When the mummy is stolen too, the ensuing adventures puts the children fast on the heels of a villainous East End mob, and right into the heart of the Western Desert. But as the story climaxes in a temple, the villains and Kit find they have underestimated a stronger force - the terrible power of ancient Egypt . . . A fabulous first book in an exciting series set during the Age of Empire. Book Two, The Maharajah's Monkey, is set in India. Book Three, The Book of Bones is set in China. In each story the children will battle to outwit their arch rivals: the ghastly Baker Brothers, collectors linked with slavery and opium running.
Manfred the Baddie
By John Fardell
Kidnapping inventors, stealing from art museums, conducting acts of piracy on the high seas. Will Manfred ever learn his lesson? He is even nasty to his own henchmen! John Fardell's inventive story and richly detailed artwork combine to make an exciting, hilarious book that children will want to read time and time again.
The Magic Thief
By Sarah Prineas, Sarah Prineas
Conn should have dropped dead the day he stole a wizard's locus stone, but miraculously he survives.Becoming the wizard's apprentice, Conn becomes embroiled in his master's plan to save the city, whose magic is slowly dying. Meanwhile, the Wizard, Nevery, is secretly beginning to question Conn's past: Why did the thief survive in the Twilight and why is he immune to injury? But Conn is hiding a much darker secret . . . Sarah Prineas has imagined a richly detailed magical world like no other.Enter the world of The Magic Thief:-Beautiful illustrations, maps and extra material -Use the runic code at the back of the book to discover hidden messages-Interactive website that ties in with maps and games