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Hilary Freeman’s novel is born from the same mould as "Sliding Doors" and The Versions of Us, it asks the same questions about identity and the myriad of potential lives within a single person.

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This book absolutely broke my heart with its incredibly raw truth. It is because of the intensely beautiful, empathetic and heart-rendingly powerful writing from Downham that you will get to know and love Katie, Mary and Caroline.

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Aged 21 Tom Preston was diagnosed with stage four lymphoma and given around a 40% chance of survival. This short, autobiographical work tells his battle story. 

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Emerald Fennell takes another step towards mastering the art of macabre children's fiction with her new darkly comic murder mystery.

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The Crossing is a captivating book. It is Miller’s seventh novel, charting territory quite different from his 2011 hit, Pure, which was set in the cemeteries of 18th century Paris. Here the setting is the modern day, the subject a personal journey.

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The award winning Altan has written that rare thing, a novel that is fluent yet profound, accessible and thought-provoking.

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In order to stop the increasing epidemic of disruptive and fractious children a policy has been introduced whereby teachers identify troubled individuals who are then assessed and, if necessary, put on the latest medication – Concentr8.

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Demon Road is the story of Amber, an American teenage girl who finds out that she is a demon. As are her parents. In fact, her parents entered into pact with a shining demon in order to become powerful and immortal.

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London, a cosmopolitan city where many people of different ethnicities and nationalities pass through and call home. In Higher Ed Tessa McWatt explores city life for immigrants, whether they are from other countries or areas of the UK.

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The Loney is a compelling read - dark, original and creepy. The story centres on a family as they make their annual pilgrimage to a shrine at the loney, a desolate stretch of land on the English coast, in order to cure their son, the narrator’s brother Hanny, of mutism.

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Over her previous four titles Sarah Crossan has racked up an impressive list of accolades including two Carnegie medal shortlist spots for her two standalone novels The Weight of Water and last year’s Apple and Rain.

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