The Rest of Us Just Live Here
by Patrick Ness
Terrible things are happening in town, but Mikey and his friends just want a normal life. Published in August.
Fire Colour One
by Jenny Valentine
A YA novel about troubled relationships, love, loyalty, deception and revenge, and art. Published in July.
Bears Don't Read
by Emma Chichester Clark
A funny, sweet, stimulating and colourful introduction to the adventure of reading a book
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The Golden Plate
by Bernadette Watts
Delightful, traditional illustrations for a story with a powerful message.
The Winter Horses
by Philip Kerr
A powerful, shocking and moving story of war and survival.
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The Snow Day
by Richard Curtis
A beautifully illustrated book celebrating the magic that a snowy day brings.
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William and the Missing Masterpiece
by Helen Hancocks
An amusing, colourful tale about a cat detective searching for the Mona Cheesa in Paris!
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The Baking Life of Amelie Day
by Vanessa Curtis
A teenage girl loves baking and plans to enter a national competition, but her illness looks set to get in the way.
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Zeraffa Giraffa
by Dianne Hofmeyr
With beautiful illustrations by Jane Ray, this is a real life fairy story.
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We Were Liars
by E. Lockhart
A beautiful, sensual account of family summers off Cape Cod, where a tragedy exposes this life of luxury and privilege.