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The Lost Journals of Benjamin Tooth is the witty and extraordinary creation of successful actor Mackenzie Crook. Benjamin Tooth is 11-years-old and a self-proclaimed scientist, in fact, "the greatest scientist that the world has ever known".

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Cal has always been warned by his father that magicians are dangerous, and that at all costs Cal must hide his talent and not be accepted by the formidable Magisterium. Despite Cal's best efforts to fail he is taken to be trained in using the magical elements.

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I love a bit of baking and with The Great British Bake-Off around the corner I decided to see if my inner teen could be persuaded to get off the couch and into the kitchen to try one of the several recipes in this heartwarming story.  

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For Grace Becker a sixth-form student studying art at the prestigious Clifton Academy, the 100 Society is more then just a game; it is an obsession.

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This brand new YA novel from bestselling crime writer and controversial columnist Carl Hiaasen is a surprising mix of crime thriller and teen fiction.

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A new book by Harlan Coban is always a delight: tight plotting, strong characters and unfathomable mysteries are the norm.

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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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