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Lori Lansen’s The Mountain Story is a read as awe-inspiring, unpredictable and raw as the landscape it is set in. Angel’s Peak is a mountainous wilderness that juxtaposes natural beauty and savage danger and it is here that 18-year-old Wolf Truly heads to in order to end his life.

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With the inaugural YA prize earlier this year showcasing the amazing talent and originality currently on offer in this field, young adult fiction is clearly in a strong place and the arrival of David Owen further endorses this.

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The latest addition in Liz Pichon’s hugely popular Tom Gates series sees the boy hero feeling somewhat indecisive while his sister Delia is grumpy as ever.

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When Faith's family move to a remote island, things start to get a little strange. Her father's dark moods worsen and she starts to notice that it's not just other family members that mean more to her father than her, it's his world renowned research and precious plant specimens. 

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In a fierce, cutthroat world where faeries rule the majority of land and humans scrape what they can in the remains, Feyre is one who struggles more than most.

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Spend some time with Joe. You'll enjoy it, I promise, but you'll also learn a lot about the world we live in and the problems facing children living in a single parent family, in a low socio-economic setting. 

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How terrifying must it be to wake up in hospital and have no idea how you got there? Imagine not knowing your name, your address, whether or not you are a mother. Imagine having to check your your ring finger, to look for a clue as to who you are.

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Holmes and Watson, Poirot and Hastings and now Blake and Avery. This is Carter’s second novel featuring her two investigators: tortured, maverick genius Blake and his friend and the novel’s narrator the more phlegmatic, gentlemanly Avery.

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Tracey Thorn enjoyed huge success with her band “Everything but the Girl” but shocked many fans by deciding to retire from performing live. She citied the demands of her young family but in reality she had finally succumbed to stage fright.

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Working for small independent bookshop Carter & Co. in events and publicity, Tosca Tonnino enjoys her life on a small tourist island in the Pacific Northwest organising author events and having "flingettes" during the busy summer season.

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