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One hundred and fifty years after the flu ravaged the population, the world is a very different place. The sun bakes the desert land, pumping cancerous rays onto the few human survivors and the mutant creatures that stalk the land.

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The Wild Beyond is the suspenseful finale to "The Last Wild", Piers Torday’s fantasy trilogy for younger readers.

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Jack Jolly’s summer holiday has not got off to a flying start. He recently moved to the small village of Grindle in the middle of nowhere and with no friends to speak of Jack anticipates an interminably long break with absolutely nothing to keep him occupied.

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As Love and Death meet to begin another of their games, two lives are chosen and unwittingly prepared to play. Death has always won, every single time. Just look at every pair of doomed lovers throughout history. Maybe this time things will be different…

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When 16-year-old Sunshine Griffith and her mother Kat move from sunny Texas to damp and dreary Ridgemont, Sunshine senses immediately that there is something strange about their rented house.

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Half Wild continues the story of Nathan who we first encountered in Green’s outstanding debut Half Bad. With the first book ending on a cliffhanger this one opens precisely where Half Bad ended.

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Hamish Ellerby lives with his mum and older brother in Starkley, the UK’s fourth most boring town. Or is it? Soon things are about to get interested – and dangerous.

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When a mysterious shop made of sparkling black stone appears nestled among the original shops on a Glasgow street people are curious.

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Tralane Huntingore, the central character, defines the Glorious Angels of the title as "bolts from the blue, forces of nature, that kick you sideways out of all your best laid plans". Uncertainty, surprise and the inexplicable do indeed form a large part of this intricately plotted, multi-fa

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The Well begins with Ruth Ardingley under house arrest at her farm, an unexplained oasis in a world in the grip of drought.

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Witch Wars is a hybrid of The Hunger Games, The Worst Witch and Teen Vogue. The first in a commercial new series aimed at girls aged seven and over from fashion journalist and debut author Sibéal Pounder, it gives witches a seriously glitzy make-over.

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