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If you enjoy epic, fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants, fantasy journeys, then Bloodstone is the book for you. Let your imagination set out on a perilous quest with India Bentley and friends as they travel in search of the missing pieces of a mysterious artefact: t

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Life for Sophie Gracewell could definitely be going better. Shunned by the majority of her town, due to her father’s incarceration, Sophie finds herself on the outskirts of society and often pretty lonely.

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A novel that’s a page turner but which also deals with serious issues is a good recipe for successful YA fiction.

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Seventeen-year-old Shelby lives with her mum, Shaylene, a frumpy court stenographer who cross stitches Scottish scenery for a hobby despite never having been to Scotland.

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A charming and thought-provoking book for younger readers from the winner of the Orange prize for new writers. Ten-year-old Robert has a thirst for knowledge but in particular he wants to know who his mysterious neighbour Monsieur Renoir really is and if he’s actually

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Jin Ling lives by her wits in the unforgiving streets of the Walled City. Disguised as a boy, she sleeps rough as she searches the brothels, drug dens and cheap cafes for any sign of her sister, Mei Yee.

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Tomas adores his Pappi and wishes to be just like him: strong, brave and fearless. A mountain climber and guide, Pappi teaches Tomas to love their Swiss mountain home but also to respect and even fear the myriad dangers the mountains hide.

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