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If they like Finding Audrey (Sophie Kinsella) they'll love 36 Questions...

36 Questions That Changed My Mind About You
Vicki Grant
A sharp, edgy, yet lovely romance for young adults. Hildy and Paul are paired in a college psychology study about relationships. They are asked 36 questions over the course of the story, and through their answers begin to learn about... Featured in: YA readers
Format: Paperback | Released 19/10/2017
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Finding Audrey
Sophie Kinsella
Audrey's family life is reassuringly normal. There's her Daily Mail reading mum, computer game addicted big brother, and well-meaning dad trying, and generally failing, to say the right thing. It's sharply observed comedy, and very funny. Audrey has problems though... Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/05/2016
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If they like Pippi Longstocking they'll love Astrid the Unstoppable

Astrid the Unstoppable
Maria Parr
A modern classic in the making, this hilarious and heartwarming story explores the true meaning of family and friendship. Reminiscent of Pippi Longstocking, Heidi and Anne Shirley, Astrid is a feisty and irrepressible heroine who will help readers navigate the complexities... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/11/2017
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Pippi Longstocking
Astrid Lindgren
Not to be missed, this is a newly translated edition of this classic story about a wonderful little girl. Pippi Longstocking is nine years old; she lives alone with... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/06/2015
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If they like Neil Gaiman they'll love A. F. Harrold

The Song from Somewhere Else
A. F. Harrold
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2017 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award Award-winning A.F. Harrold blends reality and imagination in a moving and thought-provoking story about friendship, loneliness and being brave when things are difficult.... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/11/2017
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Odd and the Frost Giants
Neil Gaiman
Prize-winning Neil Gaiman tells a witty and touching story about gods and magic in Viking times. Having run away from home, Odd finds shelter in a little hut in the forest. Here, he meets a bear, a fox and an... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 08/09/2016
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If they like Frank Cottrell Boyce they'll love Joanna Nadin

Reader ReviewedThe Astounding Broccoli Boy
Frank Cottrell Boyce
Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 2016 Best Story - Andrea Reeces's Pick of the Year 2015 This is Frank Cottrell Boyce's first standalone novel since Cosmic in 2008 and it's been well worth the wait. The smallest and... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 25/02/2016
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The Incredible Billy Wild
Joanna Nadin
In a nutshell: story of a boy and a dog that will tug the heartstrings When Billy Wild finds a greyhound hiding in his garden shed it feels like a miracle, and as Billy is already writing to God... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/05/2017
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If they like Jenny Downham they'll love Catherine Barter

Before I Die
Jenny Downham
Winner of the Branford Boase Award 2008. This is a haunting yet truly amazing read but don't read it too young. Definitely not for someone less than 14 years old. If you knew you were going to die what would... Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedTroublemakers
Catherine Barter
In a nutshell: politics and the personal combine in a thoughtful, well-told and moving story Catherine Barter's excellent novel is primarily the story of a girl's search to find out more about her mother, but that's just part of a... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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If they like Holly Bourne they'll love Virginia Bergin

Who Runs the World?
Virginia Bergin
June 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: rollicking, thought-provoking dystopian adventure | As the TV series of The Handmaid's Tale sets everyone thinking, publication of Who Runs the World? seems very timely. It imagines a very different... Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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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
Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2015
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If they like Squishy McFluff they'll love Cowboy Pug

Safari Pug
Laura James
When pug is woken suddenly in the middle of the night by Lady Miranda shouting about lions, he begins to think they mustn't be very nice and a teeny bit scary. However, Lady Miranda believes the only way to overcome... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/11/2017
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Reader ReviewedSquishy Mcfluff: the Invisible Cat!
Pip Jones
February 2014 Debut of the Month From unravelling jumpers to filling boots with newts, from unlucky spills to jungles in the bathroom, Ava and Squishy are inseparable. But Squishy is not impressing everyone and his behaviour is getting worse –... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/02/2014
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If they like A Murder Most Unladylike they'll love Cass and the Bubble Street Gang

Making Millions
Erika McGann
In this, the second book in this fun and friendly series, Cass and her friends in the Bubble Street Gang are back! Just as Cass begins to investigate the new boy in school (who just happens to be invisible), fellow... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 11/09/2017
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Reader ReviewedMurder Most Unladylike
Robin Stevens
Winner of the Waterstone's Best Fiction for 5-12's Award 2015 The first in a fabulous and exciting new detective series set during the 1930's. Daisy Wells (not just a perfect English Miss) and Hazel Wong (astute and observant) have started... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2014
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If they like The Hunger Games they'll love I am Traitor

I am Traitor
Sif Sigmarsdottir
In a Nutshell: Killer concept sci-fi with contemporary kick Extra-terrestrial invasions, an honourable teen girl fighting to save the human race, this UK debut for a much-admired, bestselling Icelandic author is a Pandora's box of page-turning action, with added... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/09/2017
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The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games is a searing novel set in a future with unsettling parallels to our present. In a dark vision of the near future, The Hunger Games is set in the ruins of a place once known as North... Featured in: 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/10/2014
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If they like Katherine Rundell they'll love Jess Butterworth

Reader ReviewedRunning on the Roof of the World
Jess Butterworth
June 2017 Debut of the Month In a Nutshell: Spirit of survival abounds on an epic Himalayan journey A captivatingly classic adventure in which two children battle extreme political and environmental hostilities as they journey from Tibet to India. By... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Rooftoppers
Katherine Rundell
Overall Winner and Winner of Fiction for 5-12's category 2014 Waterstones Children's Book Prize Winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year 2014 - Best Story Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2014 Abandoned as a baby, Sophie's... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/03/2013
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If they like Rainbow Rowell they'll love Non Pratt

Truth or Dare
Non Pratt
In a Nutshell: Race against time unites two brave, beautiful hearts How far will a person dare to go? What does it take to face the hardest truths? This gripping, heartfelt novel explores emotional depths and oh-so many vital themes... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Fangirl
Rainbow Rowell
Zoella Book Club title Summer 16 An utterly captivating love story about opening your heart by major US bestselling author, Rainbow Rowell, whose debut novel in the UK, Eleanor & Park was a huge hit and her ever-growing... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Format: Paperback | Released 30/01/2014
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