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Witch hunts
21/02/2019

Witch hunts

THE BURNING is the debut YA novel of LAURA BATES, who has spent her adult years campaigning for women's rights. In The BURNING, she follows two young women whose lives are devastated by the accusations they face.Witch hunts


Creating a monster
21/02/2019

Creating a monster

MONSTERS is the powerful new novel by SHARON DOGAR in which she explores the life of Frankenstein author Mary Shelley - who ran away from home aged just 16 to be with the person she loved, poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Creating a monster


When a dog saves the world...
01/02/2019

When a dog saves the world...

Look out for trips to the future, a mad scientist and lots of dogs - with one very special one who just might be able to save the world! - in this new novel from Ross Welford.When a dog saves the world...


A desperate search for a lost mother
20/01/2019

A desperate search for a lost mother

THE WHISPERS is a powerful coming-of-age novel about a boy, Riley, trying to discover why his mother disappeared four months previously. We asked author GREG HOWARD to tell us more.A desperate search for a lost mother


Revisiting Scotland's Highland Clearances
15/01/2019

Revisiting Scotland's Highland Clearances

KAREN MCCOMBIE's new novel steps back in time to the 1860s and a remote Scottish island of Tornish. Bridie loves the island but longs for adventure and when a new and cruel Laird arrives, her dreams of escape take on a fresh urgency.Revisiting Scotland's Highland Clearances


Kidnappings, disappearances - and a murder
20/10/2018

Kidnappings, disappearances - and a murder

MURDER AT TWILIGHT, a spine-tingling murder mystery, follows sworn enemies Viv and Noah. When Noah is kidnapped and Viv's mum becomes the prime suspect, Viv must do all she can to rescue Noah. But soon both their lives are in mounting danger. Author FLEUR HITCHCOCK tells us more!Kidnappings, disappearances - and a murder


Nowhere to call 'home'
08/10/2018

Nowhere to call 'home'

SUSIN NIELSEN's perceptive new book, NO FIXED ADDRESS, shows us how easy it is to become homeless and what a devastating impact it can have on young people with nowhere to call home.Nowhere to call 'home'


A road story, and a love story
06/09/2018

A road story, and a love story

ROSIE LOVES JACK follows Rosie as she sets off on a journey to be with her boyfriend, Jack. As a teenager with Down's syndrome, Rosie will face many dangers on her journey. We asked author MEL DARBON to tell us more about her debut YA novel, aimed at readers aged 14+.A road story, and a love story

 
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