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Quarter Past Two on a Wednesday Afternoon
Linda Newbery
Review by Katie Clapham
Having already built a solid reputation in children’s literature, Linda Newbery’s first adult offering has the kind of slow-burning secrets that only the mature can endure.
 
Solitaire
Alice Oseman
Review by Kristy Rabbitt
An honest and gritty account of teenage life by 19-year-old author Alice Oseman.
 
Tori despairs of the other students in the sixth form at "Higgs".
Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught up with Rupert Murdoch
Nick Davies
Review by Sinead Fitzgibbon
On 8 July 2009, at half past four in the afternoon, the Guardian newspaper posted a story on their website written by investigative journalist Nick Davies.

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Lisa Cutts
Review by Janie Philips
Following on from her successful first crime novel, Never Forget, Lisa Cutts has produced another nail-biting story.
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Fanny Blake
Review by Jade Craddock
Beth and Megan have been best friends for years and their two families share a special connection and closeness.
Turning to Jelly
Candy Guard
Review by Morag Adlington
Turning to Jelly is a quirky book of adolescent angst, life changes and poor choices.
Summer of Ghosts
P.D. Viner
Review by Morag Adlington
Summer of Ghosts is a genuinely intriguing crime thriller.
Dangerous Boys
Abigail Haas
Review by Kristy Rabbitt
A tense psychological thriller for teens.  
 
Chloe has been desperate to leave her hometown for university for as long as she can remember.
Broadchurch
Erin Kelly
Review by Morag Adlington
In Broadchurch we have the classic horror story of lives disrupted by the death of a child.
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Ian Moore
Review by Penny Batchelor
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