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If you own an 'e-reader' then our kids eBook store is just for you. Scroll down to see the last three month's worth of eBook recommendations or just search for a book in the search box and we will show you the eBook formats we have available. For the ePub and PDF downloads from Lovereading we strongly recommend you use the free software Adobe Digital Editions to read them.

This Month's Featured eBooks

The BFG
Roald Dahl
This is a delightful, funny and exciting story about a special friendship between two people from different worlds – a giant and a child. As the story develops... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedAccidental Superstar
Marianne Levy
Music runs in Katie Cox's family. Her dad's a session musician, now based in California after divorcing Katie's mum. Her sister Amanda plays bass, while Katie's a talented songwriter with a flair for penning ingeniously comic lyrics, a personal highlight... Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers | If They Like...They'll Love | eBooks
Released 14/01/2016
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Violet and the Hidden Treasure
Harriet Whitehorn
Violet Remy-Robinson leads a far more exciting and glamorous life than the average ten-year-old. Having foiled jewel thieves in her first adventure, Violet and the Pearl of the Orient, there's a maharajah, a talking cockatoo and a missing inheritance... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | If They Like...They'll Love | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl
Melissa Keil
Shortlisted for the 2015 Inky Awards The imminent arrival of the end of the world is going to focus your attention on the important stuff, even if you're a teenager in those special months between the end of school and... Featured in: 13+ readers | If They Like...They'll Love | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedHow Hard Can Love be?
Holly Bourne
February 2016 Book of the Month Holly Bourne's new novel demonstrates that with the right female friends, and a decent supply of cheesy snacks, a girl can get through anything. Amber is in America spending summer with the mum she... Featured in: YA readers | Books of the Month | 13+ readers | eBooks
Released 01/02/2016
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Awful Auntie
David Walliams
February 2016 Book of the Month Best-selling David Walliams is back on top form with Awful Auntie. Stella Saxby is the unfortunate owner of the awful auntie! Throughout her life, the dreadful aunt Alberta has squandered the family fortunes. Following... Featured in: 9+ readers | Books of the Month | 11+ readers | Free Prize Draws | eBooks
Released 28/01/2016
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Reader ReviewedAm I Normal Yet?
Holly Bourne
August 2015 Book of the Month Evie is starting sixth form college and like any normal young person wants to fit in and make friends, and she'd like a boyfriend too. It's challenging for Evie though because she's also coping... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers | eBooks
Released 01/08/2015
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All the Rage
Courtney Summers
February 2016 Book of the Month A deeply powerful novel for emotionally mature readers about surviving rape, speaking out and the ways in which women are forced to burden the blame for misogynist brutalities.With her alcoholic dad out... Featured in: YA readers | Books of the Month | eBooks
Released 28/01/2016
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Reader ReviewedMore of Me
Kathryn Evans
February 2016 Debut of the Month We all live with our past selves – and it can be pretty uncomfortable – but Teva does so literally: once a year Teva splits into two, the new version goes out into the... Featured in: 13+ readers | Debuts of the Month | eBooks
Released 01/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedBurning Midnight
Will McIntosh
Here's an really interesting premise: the world has been seeded with spheres - perfectly round gems in a variety of colours. Where they come from no-one is sure, but when paired they bestow different special abilities, from ambidexterity, to increased... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers | If They Like...They'll Love | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedBeautiful Broken Things
Sara Barnard
February 2016 Debut of the Month 16-year-old Brightonians Caddy and Rosie have been best friends all their lives, their relationship enduring even when Caddy's aspirational parents send her to a private school. But when an enigmatic new girl arrives at... Featured in: YA readers | Debuts of the Month | 13+ readers | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedRebel of the Sands
Alwyn Hamilton
February 2016 Debut of the Month Smart-talking, sharpshooting Amani Al'Hiza is desperate to flee dead-end Dustwalk to make a better life for herself. While her prospects seem pretty much limited to being married off, the arrival of an enigmatic stranger... Featured in: YA readers | Debuts of the Month | 13+ readers | eBooks
Released 04/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedWaiting for Callback
Perdita Cargill, Honor Cargill
February 2016 Debut of the Month Fresh, funny and with the best teen voice since Geek Girl, this debut novel deserves a huge round of applause. It follows fifteen-year old Elektra, eager thespian and newly signed up with a... Featured in: 11+ readers | Debuts of the Month | 13+ readers | eBooks
Released 28/01/2016
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White Lies, Black Dare
Joanna Nadin
A compelling story for 10+ readers about falling in with the wrong crowd, and standing up for what you believe in. Full Lovereading4kids review to follow. Click here to read why Joanna Nadin believes books are important beacons for... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers | eBooks | Free Prize Draws
Released 11/02/2016
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The Witches
Roald Dahl
The Witches, first published in 1983 and is reissued here for the Roald Dahl Centenary, and as with many of Dahl's works it is wonderfully illustrated throughout by Quentin Blake. A young boy and his grandmother uncover a plot by... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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The Twits
Roald Dahl
Mr and Mrs Twit are possibly the vilest of all Roald Dahl's creations. They are ugly on the inside, as is evident from the cruel tricks they play on each other and the way they treat the Muggle-Wump monkeys, and... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | Schools | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Matilda
Roald Dahl
Matilda - Roald Dahl's best-loved story - though now over 25 years old, is as fresh, funny and poignant as when it was first published in 1988. The... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | Schools | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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The Magic Finger
Roald Dahl
The story of an unusual little girl who has magical powers. When someone makes her angry, she zaps a punishment on them with her magic, flashing finger! Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | Schools | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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James and the Giant Peach
Roald Dahl
From the moment the magical Giant Peach appears in James's unhappy life, sweeps away his deadly Aunts Spiker and Sponge and lifts him off on the adventure of a life time all readers know they are in for a treat.... Featured in: 7+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Going Solo
Roald Dahl
Everyone who has entered 'the brilliantly colored, sometimes grotesque and sometimes magical world Dahl has conjured up in Boy', as Claire Tomalin described it in the Sunday Times, will be longing to learn what happens to the supreme storyteller next... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
Roald Dahl
Take a giraffe with a magic neck, a pelican with a retractable beak and a very agile monkey, and what do you have? The world's finest Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company, of course! Add in their friend Billy, the Duke and Duchess... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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George's Marvellous Medicine
Roald Dahl
George's grandma is a grizzly, grumpy, selfish woman with pale brown teeth and a small puckered-up mouth like a dog's bottom. Four times a day she takes a large spoonful of thick brown medicine, but it doesn't seem to do... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | Schools | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Esio Trot
Roald Dahl
There's trickery afoot in this touching and brief story. Mr Hoppy loves his garden and he (secretly) loves Mrs Silver. Mrs Silver is oblivious of what Mr Hoppy feels and she gives all of her love to her tortoise! Mr... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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The Complete Adventures of Charlie and Mr Willy Wonka
Roald Dahl
A book that requires no introduction as it is probably Dahl's best-known and most read creation and deservedly so. The secretive and magical world of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory is revealed to five ‘lucky' children, each of who has won... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Roald Dahl
Following on from Charlie's adventures in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie has been given ownership of Wonka's factory, and the Great Glass Elevator is taking Charlie and his family off to claim his prize through the roof of their... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedChocolate Box Girls: Fortune Cookie
Cathy Cassidy
Fortune Cookie is a typically sweet, soulful story from the excellent Cathy Cassidy. There's a surprise in store for the Tanberry sisters. Staying with their father in Australia, Honey discovered the existence of a half-brother they never knew they had.... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | eBooks
Released 04/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedTwenty Questions for Gloria
Martyn Bedford
“Uman didn't make me do what I did. He made me realise I wanted to do it,” explains Gloria, the narrator of this absorbing psychological thriller, but both her parents and the police find this impossible to believe. Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers | eBooks
Released 04/02/2016
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Spooks and Scooters
Elen Caldecott
Starring a group of resourceful, quick-thinking children, the Marsh Road Mysteries are the Famous Five thoroughly updated for the 21st century. This is book three in the series (there's no need to read them in order) and twins Flora and... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Where My Feet Go
Birgitta Sif
Panda's feet seem to have a life of their own, and take Panda for all sorts of wonderful adventures. Young readers will understand immediately that Panda and his feet are in league, and revel in the fact that when Panda... Featured in: 3+ readers | Baby and Toddler | eBooks
Released 04/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedMovers
Meaghan McIsaac
‘Movers' is a captivating and exciting, action packed dystopian adventure. There really is nothing more fascinating or thrilling than exploring a world, set in the future, just outside of reach, where everything has changed beyond recognition. ‘The Hourly Times' is... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers | eBooks
Released 04/02/2016
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Atticus Claw Hears a Roar
Jennifer Gray
Fans will be delighted to find this new adventure for Atticus Claw, the deservedly popular cat burglar turned crime solver. And what an adventure it is! Helping tidy out the attic at the Littleton-on-Sea home for abandoned cats, Atticus finds... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | eBooks
Released 04/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedHow Not to Disappear
Clare Furniss
Hattie's life changes forever when she meets the great aunt she never knew she had. Gloria by name, and glorious by nature, this headstrong former actress, who likes a gin sling (or three), is in the early stages of dementia.... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers | eBooks
Released 28/01/2016
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Allegiant
Veronica Roth
This distinctive edition of the third book in Veronica Roth's Divergent series features cover artwork from the major motion picture The Divergent Series: Allegiant, starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Ansel Elgort. This special edition also contains never-before-seen bonus content!... Featured in: 13+ readers | Books vs Films | YA readers | Free Prize Draws | eBooks
Released 16/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Great Troll Rescue
Tom Percival
This easy to read new series is set in Tale Town, a magical place inhabited by fairy tale characters. It stars Red, Anansi, Rapunzel and Jack, a distinctive, pint-sized gang of superheroes. The plot in this adventure concerns Anansi's mum,... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Spell Thief
Tom Percival
There's a brand new gang of superheroes in town, small, but ready to have some big adventures, and certain to catch the attention of young readers. Jack and his friends Red, Rapunzel and Hansel and Gretel live in Tale Town... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Mabel Jones and the Forbidden City
Will Mabbitt
The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones was one of my favourite books of 2016, and it's great to see Mabel back. She's forced to leave the ‘hooman' world and venture again into the Noo World, a place run by animals,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers | eBooks
Released 04/02/2016
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Love Bomb
Jenny McLachlan
Flirty Dancing author Jenny McLachlan has her finger firmly on the pulse of teen girls! Love Bomb is the second book in the Ladybirds series, and the good news is that it's just as funny, smart and current as the... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers | If They Like...They'll Love | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Anna and the Swallow Man
Gavriel Savit
Written in spare beautiful prose, this extraordinary story will haunt readers. It begins in Krakow in 1939. Seven-year-old Anna is left to fend for herself when her father fails to collect her at the end of the day. Though... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | eBooks
Released 28/01/2016
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Fantastic Mr Fox
Roald Dahl
Ideal as an early introduction to Roald Dahl just as a child is starting to read alone because it's a short story by comparison to some of his others. Filled with quirky black and white illustrations by the... Featured in: 7+ readers | Bookshelf Essentials | 5+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | Schools | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl
A book that requires no introduction as it is probably Dahl's best-known and most read creation and deservedly so. The secretive and magical world of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory is revealed to five ‘lucky' children, each of who has won... Featured in: 7+ readers | Bookshelf Essentials | 9+ readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedHamish and the Neverpeople
Danny Wallace
February 2016 Book of the Month Hamish and the Worldstoppers was one of my favourite kids' books of 2015, and the follow up is even better. The world is in danger again, or should that be still, and the monsters... Featured in: 7+ readers | Books of the Month | 9+ readers | Books for Boys | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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Danny the Champion of the World
Roald Dahl
A classic Roald Dahl title, a most touching story of a boy and his very special father. Danny and his father live in a caravan parked right next to the garage where his father works. Danny father teaches him how... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers | Reluctant Readers | Roald Dahl Centenary | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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House of Robots: Robots Go Wild!
James Patterson
One of our Books of the Year 2015 - Now in paperback Another helping of page-turning fun from James Patterson, ably assisted by Chris Grabenstein. Sammy Hayes-Rodriguez shares his home with robots – his mum is a robot scientist -... Featured in: 9+ readers | Books for Boys | eBooks
Released 11/02/2016
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There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom
Louis Sachar
In Holes, best-selling author Louis Sachar showed his understanding and compassion for a group of boys who have got outside the system. In There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom, he shows the same sensitivity to Bradley Chalkers, one boy... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers | Reluctant Readers | Books for Boys | eBooks
Released 14/01/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Susin Nielsen
From the author of Lovereading4kids favourite We Are All Made of Molecules, this is another book that grips from the first chapter, a heart-breaking story that will nonetheless make readers laugh and leave them feeling better about the world.... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers | Books for Boys | eBooks
Released 04/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedSpook's: The Dark Army
Joseph Delaney
Following the shocking final events of A New Darkness, fans of the Spook's series will be desperate to find out what happens next. The opening chapter is riveting as Tom Ward, slaughtered at the end of the previous book, is... Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers | Books for Boys | eBooks
Released 07/01/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Lie Tree
Frances Hardinge
WINNER of the 2015 COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR and Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award - Andrea Reeces's Pick of the Year 2015 - Shortlisted for the 2015 Guardian Children's Book prize - Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the... Featured in: 13+ readers | Costa Children's Book Award 2015 | Top Picks of 2015 | All Shortlists and Winners | YA readers | Guardian Fiction Prize | Julia Eccleshare's Picks | UKLA 2016 | UK Top 10 Children's books | eBooks
Released 07/05/2015
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Last Month's Featured eBooks

Reader Reviewed Spook's: A New Darkness
Joseph Delaney
Dreadful monsters abound in this new chapter of the Spook's saga and as ever Delaney's storytelling will catch many readers. Tom Ward is now the County's Spook and when reports...
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Echo Come Home
Megan Rix
January 2016 Book of the Month Echo Come Home has all the hallmarks of her writing that make Megan Rix's books such favourites with young readers: it's a gripping story,...
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Reader Reviewed Magic Flutes
Eva Ibbotson
Romance and intrigue make this lyrical historical adventure an unputdownable read! When a British millionaire sets out to buy a secluded fairy tale castle set high up on a rock...
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Reader Reviewed The Morning Gift
Eva Ibbotson
The story of this marvellous romance begins in Vienna, then moves to London – the gloomy, tense London of 1939 when the reception for refugees like Ruth and her family...
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Reader Reviewed The Secret Countess
Eva Ibbotson
This is a beguiling story of a young Russian countess who loses everything in her homeland but finds sanctuary in England as a house maid in an aristocratic household. The...
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Orbiting Jupiter
Gary D. Schmidt
Before meeting his new foster brother, Jack understands what he and his family are ‘getting into'. Fourteen-year-old Joseph almost killed a teacher, and he has a three-month-old daughter, Jupiter, whom...
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The Butterfly Club
Jacqueline Wilson
Illustrated by Nick Sharratt
January 2016 Book of the Month Best-selling Jacqueline Wilson unfolds a compelling new story about the importance of both family and friends. Tina is the youngest and the smallest of...
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Reader Reviewed Anyone but Ivy Pocket
Caleb Krisp
Illustrated by John Kelly
January 2016 Debut of the Month Meet Ivy Pocket, junior lady's maid, and one of the most delightful fictional creations readers are ever likely to encounter. Sacked by her employer...
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Reader Reviewed The 5th Wave
Rick Yancey
A film tie-in version of The 5th Wave, a novel that packs a punch on every page with hope and despair in equal measure alongside life and death. It will...
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Reader Reviewed The Red Abbey Chronicles: Maresi
Maria Turtschaninoff
January 2015 Debut of the Month What an unusual and powerful novel. The setting is an island in an unspecified fantasy world inhabited by a community of women who live...
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Reader Reviewed The Art of Being Normal
Lisa Williamson
This is a sensitive, often funny and thoroughly engaging story of teenagers coming to terms with who they are. It's easy to think in these liberal times that anything goes,...
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Reader Reviewed Time Travelling with a Hamster
Ross Welford
January 2016 Debut of the Month This clever, touching time travel adventure owes as much to The Railway Children as it does to Back to the Future! Al (for Albert,...
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This Raging Light
Estelle Laure
A stunning debut to devour in one sitting, Laure captures completely the agony and ecstasy of first love.
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I Funny TV
James Patterson
In the expert hands of James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein middle school is the funniest place on earth, especially in this series starring Jamie Grimm, the wheelchair-using kid with the...
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Beswitched
Kate Saunders
One minute Flora is dreaming on a train heading back to boarding school and the next a magic spell has spun Flora into the past. She's mysteriously swapped lives with...
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Reader Reviewed Not If I See You First
Eric Lindstrom
An incredibly uplifting, thought provoking and sharply beautiful debut. Once I started reading I couldn't stop and when I turned the last page I could quite easily have turned back...
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Reader Reviewed There Will be Lies
Nick Lake
One of our Books of the Year 2015 - Joanne Owen's Pick of the Year 2015 Award-winning Nick Lake tells a complex story fusing two strands of narrative into a...
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