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Twelve years ago Jodie witnessed something truly horrifying, something so terrible she managed to block it from her memory entirely.

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The "Nameless Horror" is an unusual children’s book character. A faceless, formless, metamorphic black blob, it’s a long way from the cutesy anthropomorphism of much kiddie literary fare. Winnie the Pooh it is not.

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Avery's destiny is to be the next witch of Prince Island. This honour has been passed down through generations of Roe women, but Avery's mother rejects the family tradition and steals Avery away to raise her as a young lady.

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Meet Alice, she knows she is special: “I’m not like you. I’m not like everyone else.

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I read this novel in a single sitting - an indicator of how absorbing and accomplished it is. You sink right into the fictional world and it begins to feel like home, but an uncomfortable, restrictive home.

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For Violet, life is nothing to do with choices. Taken from her family at the age of 12 and trained up in a special centre, her life has only one purpose: to become a surrogate for a royal family in the Jewel.

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Josephine Angelini is the author of the bestselling Starcrossed series. Trial by Fire is the first book of her next trilogy, WorldWalker. Trial By Fire is an elaborately concocted fantasy drama.

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With a train of 987 carriages, an onboard circus, an electrified funeral car filled with treasure, and the occasional sasquatch, The Boundless has all the ingredients for a great adventure. Having risen to good fortune after helping the head of the railway, W

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A boy enters a room. In the room are 12 seated people with one chair spare. A chair for Jack. As Jack joins this strange band of characters, each in turn shares a story.

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Benjamin Zephaniah has always been a powerful voice on social issues and in his latest novel for teens he tackles the very topical issue of disenfranchised youth, activism and the summer of discontent from a rather unexpected angle.  Rico Federico isn’t a bad tee

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