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Ollie and Moritz are the unlikeliest of friends. Ollie is an optimistic, full of bravado... and confined to a cabin in the woods in rural America with his mother to avoid coming into contact with electricity; Moritz is cynical, untrusting...

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A new YA novel from an award-winning Norwegian author, and the first to be published in the UK.

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Moira Fowley-Doyle’s debut novel The Accident Season is a mystical and highly engaging YA novel centered around a family who, every October, lock up their knives and hide away their kettles in preparation for the accident season.

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Olivia's been looking forward to her 17th birthday party for ages. She's managed to get her parents to stay out, told her little sister Alice to keep out of the way and has her best friends Nicola and Ben and boyfriend Jonty by her side. All is going well.

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Scriptwriter and novelist Deborah Moggach's latest work examines loneliness and the secrets which exist between individuals. Lies and betrayal occur even between best friends and lovers, or perhaps as Moggach shows, especially between best friends and lovers.

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If two is company and three’s a crowd, Minny’s home life is beyond crowded. Ever since her dad left, Minny, her two sisters and her mum have moved in with their grandma.

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This historical novel deals with the early life of Queen Anne, possibly a contender for Britain’s most neglected monarch.

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The Hand That Feeds You is based on an unusual premise compared to other crime novels; the idea that murder could be done by pet dogs is a novel concept, which adds a layer of unease, especially for dog-owning readers.

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Sixteen-year-old Rory’s birthday hasn’t got off to a shining start. A bag of soggy chips and nostalgic memories of an absent dad are unlikely to get anyone into the party spirit. As Rory sits by the pier at the edge of his dead-end town, he encounters a washed up, naked, utterly strange girl.

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