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Category: GENERAL FICTION

GENERAL FICTION

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  • Secret Of Nightingale Wood

    ‘Perfect in so many ways’ EMMA CARROLL’Tender, funny, devastating and just about word perfect.’ NATASHA FARRANT1919. Mama is ill. Father has taken a job abroad. Nanny Jane is too busy to pay any attention to Henrietta and the things she sees – or thinks she sees – in the shadows of their new home, Hope House. All alone, with only stories for company, Henry discovers that Hope House is full of strange secrets: a forgotten attic, ghostly figures, mysterious firelight that flickers in the trees beyond the garden. One night she ventures into the darkness of Nightingale Wood. What she finds there will change her whole world …

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  • Numbers#02 The Chaos

    Like his mother, Jem, when he looks in people’s eyes, Adam can see the dates of their deaths. It’s hard enough living with this terrible gift but life is about to get tougher. Adam sees that everyone around him has the same date – January 2027. Something huge is going to happen, something bad, but what is it and what can he do about it?

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  • Never Evers

    Kicked out of ballet academy and straight into a school ski trip, Mouse knows certain classmates can’t wait to see her fall flat on her face. Meanwhile, Jack looks forward to danger and girls, but hasn’t a clue about either. That’s until French teen sensation Roland arrives in the resort – who Jack’s a dead ringer for. When Roland persuades Jack to be his stand-in for a day, Jack, in disguise, declares his feelings for Mouse. But what happens when he’s no longer a pop star – will it be music and magic on the slopes?

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  • Moondust

    A miracle energy source, Lumite, has been discovered on the moon. The dark days of future Earth – torn apart by war and energy crisis – finally appear to be over. Aggie is the violet-eyed poster girl for the mining company, Lunar Inc, persuaded to campaign for a hopeful new future. But a chance meeting with one of the prisoner-miners, the darkly attractive Danny, changes her mind about everything she knows about her world …

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  • Inkheart

    One cruel night- young Meggie’s father- Mo- reads aloud from a book called Inkheart- and an evil ruler named Capricorn escapes the boundaries of fiction and lands in their living room. Suddenly- Meggie is smack in the middle of the kind of adventure she has only read about in books. Somehow Meggie and Mo must learn to harness the magic that conjured the boundaries of fiction and lands in their living room. This is Inkheart- a timeless tale about books- about imaginations- about life. Dare to read it aloud

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  • Inkdeath

    Ever since the extraordinary events of Inkspell, when the enchanted book Inkheart drew Meggie and her father, Mo, into its chapters, life in the Inkworld has been more tragic than magical. The fire-eater Dustfinger is dead, having sacrificed is life for his apprentice Fraid’s, and now, under the rule of the evil Adderhead, the Fairy-tale land is in bloody chaos, its characters far beyond the control of Fenoglio, their author. Even Elinor, left behind in the real world, believes her family to be lost – lost between the covers of a book. Facing the threat of eternal winter, Mo inks a dangerous deal with Death itself. There yet remains a faint hope of changing the cursed story – if obly he can fill its pages fast enough. Inkdeath – the captivating final tale in the Inheart trilogy

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  • Under A Dancing Star

    In grey, 1930s England, Bea has grown up kicking against the conventions of the time, all the while knowing that she will one day have to marry someone her parents choose – someone rich enough to keep the family estate alive. But she longs for so much more – for adventure, excitement, travel, and maybe even romance.
    When she gets the chance to spend the summer in Italy with her bohemian uncle and his fiance, a whole world is opened up to Bea – a world that includes Ben, a cocky young artist who just happens to be infuriatingly handsome too. Sparks fly between the quick-witted pair until one night, under the stars, a challenge is set: can Bea and Ben put aside their teasing and have the perfect summer romance?

    With their new friends gleefully setting the rules for their fling, Bea and Ben can agree on one thing at least: they absolutely, positively will not, cannot fall in love…

    A long, hot summer of kisses and mischief unfolds – but storm clouds are gathering across Europe, and home is calling. Every summer has to end – but for Bea, this might be just the beginning.

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  • the-crystal-ribbon

    In the village of Huanan, the deity that rules is the Great HuliJing. Though twelve-year-old Li Jing’s name is a different character entirely from the HuliJing, the sound is close enough to provide constant teasing-but maybe is also a source of greater destiny and power. Jing’s life isn’t easy. Her father is a poor tea farmer, and her family has come to the conclusion that in order for everyone to survive, Jing must be sacrificed for the common good. She is sold as a bride to the Kohfamily, where she will be the wife and nursemaid to their three-year-old son, Ju’nan. It’s not fair, and Jing feels this bitterly, especially when she is treated poorly by the Koh’s, and sold yet again into a worse situation that leads Jing to believe her only option is to run away, and find home again. Will she be able to find the home again?

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  • The Beautiful Lost

    Here are three things to know about Maia:1. Ever since her mother left, Maia’s struggled with depression — which once got so bad, she had to go to an institution for a while. She doesn’t want to go back.2. Maia’s sure that if she finds her mother, if the two of them can talk about whale songs and constellations, then everything will be okay again.3. She’s in love with Billy, the handsome, brooding boy who lives in the group home in town. He doesn’t seem to know that Maia exists… until now.When Maia sets off on a road trip in search of her mom, Billy unexpectedly comes along. They drive up the East Coast, stopping along the way for lobster rolls and lighthouses. Maia learns that Billy has dark secrets of his own — and wants to outrun his past, too. But what will the future hold if they reach their destination?From internationally bestselling author Luanne Rice, this is a sweeping, stunning story about the surprising directions our hearts can take.

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  • sparrow

    Sparrow has always had a difficult time making friends. She would always rather stay home on the weekends with her mother, an affluent IT executive at a Manhattan bank, reading, or watching the birds, than play with other kids.And that’s made school a lonely experience for her. It’s made LIFE a lonely experience.But when the one teacher who really understood her –Mrs. Wexler, the school librarian, a woman who let her eat her lunch in the library office rather than hide in a bathroom stall, a woman who shared her passion for novels and knew just the ones she’d love –is killed in a freak car accident, Sparrow’s world unravels and she’s found on the roof of her school in an apparent suicide attempt.With the help of an insightful therapist, Sparrow finally reveals the truth of her inner life. And it’s here that she discovers an outlet in rock & roll music . . .

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  • sin-eaters-daughter-3-the-scarecrow-queen

    The final battle is coming… As the Sleeping Prince tightens his hold
    on Lormere and Tregellan, the net closes in on the ragged band of
    rebels trying desperately to defeat him. Twylla and Errin are
    separated, isolated, and running out of time. The final battle is
    coming, and Aurek will stop at nothing to keep the throne forever…
    Explosive, rich and darkly addictive, this is the stunning conclusion to
    to the internationally best-selling trilogy THE SIN EATER’s DAUGHTER.

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  • sin-eaters-daughter-2-the-sleeping-prince

    In Lormere the queen is stirring up war and has unleashed the sinister Bringer. Betrayed by the one she loves, Twylla is in self-imposed exile. But for how long? The people need a leader. They need something to believe in – whether it’s true or not.

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  • The Sin Eater'S Daughter

    Seventeen-year-old Twylla lives in the castle. But although she’s engaged to the prince, Twylla isn’t exactly a member of the court.

    As the Goddess embodied, Twylla instantly kills anyone she touches. Each month she’s taken to the prison and forced to lay her hands on those accused of treason. No one will ever love a girl with murder in her veins. Even the prince, whose royal blood supposedly makes him immune to Twylla’s fatal touch, avoids her company.

    But then a new guard arrives, a boy whose easy smile belies his deadly swordsmanship. And unlike the others, he’s able to look past Twylla’s executioner robes and see the girl, not the Goddess. Yet Twylla’s been promised to the prince, and knows what happens to people who cross the queen.

    However, a treasonous secret is the least of Twylla’s problems. The queen has a plan to destroy her enemies, a plan that requires a stomach-churning, unthinkable sacrifice. Will Twylla do what it takes to protect her kingdom? Or will she abandon her duty in favour of a doomed love?

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  • shiver-the-wolves-of-mercy-falls

    From a dazzlingly talented young writer, a haunting and original supernatural romance in the vein of TWILIGHT.

    For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf–her wolf–is a chilling presence she can’t seem to live without. Meanwhile, Sam has lived two lives: In winter, the frozen woods, the protection of the pack, and the silent company of a fearless girl. In summer, a few precious months of being human . . . until the cold makes him shift back again.

    Now, Grace meets a yellow-eyed boy whose familiarity takes her breath away. It’s her wolf. It has to be. But as winter nears, Sam must fight to stay human–or risk losing himself, and Grace, forever.

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  • shiver-2-linger-the-wolves-of-mercy-falls

    The astonishing #1 New York Times bestselling novel!

    the longing.
    Once Grace and Sam have found each other, they know they must fight to stay together. For Sam, this means a reckoning with his werewolf past. For Grace, it means facing a future that is less and less certain.

    the loss.
    Into their world comes a new wolf named Cole, whose past is full of hurt and danger. He is wrestling with his own demons, embracing the life of a wolf while denying the ties of a human.

    the linger.
    For Grace, Sam, and Cole, life is a constant struggle between two forces–wolf and human–with love baring its two sides as well. It is harrowing and euphoric, freeing and entrapping, enticing and alarming. As their world falls apart, love is what lingers. But will it be enough?

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  • scriveners-moon-fever-crumb-3-prequel-to-mortal-engines

    In a future land once known as Britain, nomad tribes are preparing to fight a terrifying enemy – the first-ever mobile city. Before London can launch itself, young engineer Fever Crumb journeys to the wastelands of the North to seek out the ancient birthplace of the Scriven mutants. In the chaotic weeks before battle begins, Fever finds a mysterious black pyramid. The extraordinary secrets it contains will change her world forever. The seventh awe-inspiring adventure in the World of Mortal Engines series by superb writer Philip Reeve, at the height of his powers.

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  • openly-straight

    Rafe is a normal teenager from Boulder, Colorado. He plays soccer. He’s won skiing prizes. He likes to write.

    And, oh yeah, he’s gay. He’s been out since 8th grade, and he isn’t teased, and he goes to other high schools and talks about tolerance and stuff. And while that’s important, all Rafe really wants is to just be a regular guy. Not that GAY guy. To have it be a part of who he is, but not the headline, every single time.

    So when he transfers to an all-boys’ boarding school in New England, he decides to keep his sexuality a secret — not so much going back in the closet as starting over with a clean slate. But then he sees a classmate breaking down. He meets a teacher who challenges him to write his story. And most of all, he falls in love with Ben… who doesn’t even know that love is possible.

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  • one-true-way

    Welcome to Daniel Boone Middle School in the 1970s, where teachers and coaches must hide who they are, and girls who like girls are forced to question their own choices. Presented in the voice of a premier storyteller, One True Way sheds exquisite light on what it means to be different, while at the same time being wholly true to oneself. Through the lives and influences of two girls, readers come to see that love is love is love. Set against the backdrop of history and politics that surrounded gay rights in the 1970s South, this novel is a thoughtful, eye-opening look at tolerance, acceptance, and change, and will widen the hearts of all readers.

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  • no-way-out-shadow-house-book-3

    Shadow Housealways wins . . .Poppy, Dash, Azumi, and Dylan may have made it out of Shadow House–but the grounds are a whole new nightmare. Someone they thought was a friend is hunting them, and there’s no place that’s safe now that they’ve woken the shadow creature.If they want to survive, they’ll have to figure out once and for all what the house wants from them, and what-or who-they’ll need to leave behind in order to escape . . . or risk being trapped within Shadow House forever.

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  • No Such Thing As Dragons - Ian Mcque Ne

    A dragon story with a brilliant twist from multi award-winning writer, PHILIP REEVE. Ansel’s new master slays dragons for a living. He says he’s hunted the monstrous worms all over Christendom and has the scars to prove it. But is Brock just a clever trickster in shining armour? Ansel is sure there are no such things as dragons. So what is the man-eating creature that makes its lair in the crags of Dragon Mountain? Ansel and Brock must climb the ice face to discover the terrifying truth.

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