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Moira Fowley-Doyle’s debut novel The Accident Season is a mystical and highly engaging YA novel centered around a family who, every October, lock up their knives and hide away their kettles in preparation for the accident season.

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If two is company and three’s a crowd, Minny’s home life is beyond crowded. Ever since her dad left, Minny, her two sisters and her mum have moved in with their grandma.

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Ollie and Moritz are the unlikeliest of friends. Ollie is an optimistic, full of bravado... and confined to a cabin in the woods in rural America with his mother to avoid coming into contact with electricity; Moritz is cynical, untrusting...

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A new YA novel from an award-winning Norwegian author, and the first to be published in the UK.

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In this frank account of her alcoholism, Blackout follows Sarah Hepola’s life as a functioning alcoholic on the road to sobriety. From pre-teen to well into her 30s Hepola’s life was a series of nights she couldn’t remember.

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Memoirs of a Dipper was inspired by Nell Leyshon’s time working with recovering addicts. It’s the story of Gary, who has been a criminal ever since his father (“the Old Man”, always) took him out one night as a child for his first burglary.

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With his debut novel Ours Are the Streets, Sunjeev Sahota was named as one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists in 2013, on an illustrious rostrum that included Zadie Smith, Evie Wyld and Baileys-Prize shortlisted Kamila Shamsie.

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