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This Month's Featured eBooks

The Universe Is Expanding and So Am I
Carolyn Mackler
September 2018 Book of the Month | In a Nutshell: love, trust, truth, and being true to yourself | This engaging and refreshingly candid sequel to the bestselling The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things tackles big issues... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2018-08-09
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Luna Loves Library Day
Joseph Coelho
September 2018 Book of the Month | This story of a little girl's trip to the library has so much to tell us. Luna loves going to the library, not just because she loves books, but because her dad meets... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Released 2018-09-06
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Iguana Boy vs. The 30 Second Thief
James Bishop
September 2018 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: super-readable super-hero comedy | Think you know super-hero stories? Think again! Dylan, aka Iguana Boy, has an unusual super-power... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2018-09-06
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The Purrfect Pawse
Avril McDonald
In The Purrfect Pawse: A little book to help children pause, stretch and be grateful, Avril McDonald returns with some of the colourful, lovable characters from her Feel Brave series to help nurture young children's physical and mental well-being through... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Released 2018-08-31
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The Dollmaker of Krakow
R. M. Romero
September 2018 Debut of the Month | In a Nutshell: An enchantingly heartrending conjuration that weaves folklore magic with the darkness of Nazi-occupied Poland | Karolina is a living doll who's been transported from the Land of the Dolls on... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2018-09-06
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La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One
Philip Pullman
Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2018 | Author of the Year, British Book Awards 2018 | More than two decades after Northern Lights the first book of... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2018-09-06
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Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World
Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton
These books hit the back of the net every time as far as I'm concerned. Packed full of facts, information and insight on a range of school topics, but all of them explained through football. Subjects covered include biology, via... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2018-09-06
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Wish for a Witch
Kaye Umansky
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month September 2018 | Kaye Umansky, the creator of the much-loved Pongwiffy stories follows up Witch for a Week with a new adventure about Magenta Sharp, a rather muddled local witch, and Elsie Pickles,... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2018-09-06
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The Bolds in Trouble
Julian Clary
In a nutshell: another charming, joke-filled adventure for everyone's favourite hyena family The Bolds, for those who don't know, are a family of hyenas living disguised as humans in a quiet street in Teddington. They wear clothes and hats to... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2018-09-06
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Hungry Babies
Fearne Cotton
After the success of Yoga Babies, the best-selling duo Fearne Cotton and Sheena Dempsey are back and this time the babies are hungry! Mealtime is a joyous and often messy occasion and these babies are shown thoroughly enjoying their food.... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Released 2018-09-06
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You've Got A Friend
Judi Curtin
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month September 2018 | The fantastic follow-up to Time After Time and Stand By Me. Lovereading Comment to follow. Julia Eccleshare's Picks for September: The Legend of Kevin: A Roly-Poly Flying Pony Adventure by... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2018-08-31
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Reader ReviewedRoyal Rabbits of London: The Great Diamond Chase
Santa Montefiore, Simon Sebag Montefiore
In a nutshell: daring rabbit heroes sally forth from under Buckingham Palace | Tales of the rabbit secret service that loyally serves her majesty from burrows beneath Buckingham Palace, this charming series is going from strength to strength. Someone... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2018-09-20
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The Black Amulet
J.R. Wallis
In a nutshell: exciting, original magical adventures | In the second of the Badlands adventures, J.R. Wallis creates another tense, exciting story, underpinned by thoughtful questions about courage, free will and the temptations of power. Our three central characters, Ed/Jones,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2018-09-06
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Atlantis United
Gerard Siggins
In a nutshell: spy story adventure and sporting action in one exciting package | A submarine ingeniously disguised as a floating island, and a state of the art training programme designed to turn five ordinary kids into sporting superstars –... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2018-08-17
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Reader ReviewedThe Girl with the Dragon Heart
Stephanie Burgis
In a nutshell: delicious mix of intrigue, dragons, fairies – and chocolate! | Like the first adventure in this series, The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart, this is a clever and inventive fantasy, with characters readers will love. This... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2018-08-09
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First Prize for the Worst Witch
Jill Murphy
In a nutshell: delightful new magical adventures for everyone's favourite trainee witch | It's over forty years since publication of Jill Murphy's first Worst Witch story but you'd never know it from reading the books; certainly this new story... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2018-09-06
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Dark Tracks
Philippa Gregory
In a Nutshell: Drive Out the Devil Dancers Menace, madness and medieval adventure abound in this thrilling fourth volume of the atmospheric Order of Darkness series by a doyenne of historical fiction. Luca Vero belongs to the Order of Darkness... Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Released 2018-08-23
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Johnny and the Bomb
Terry Pratchett
Rib-tickling, thought-provoking, wonderful fun with a little history thrown in for good measure. Johnny returns, with his quirky gang of friends, this time hurtling into the past on board a slightly dysfunctional time travelling shopping trolley. First published in 1996,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2018-08-23
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Big Box Little Box
Caryl Hart
Shortlisted for the 2018 Klaus Flugge Prize | Colour and detail in Underwood's book are both very pleasing indeed; graphically it is a stand-out picture book with superb use of colour and composition. There's a slight sense of Lynley Dodd... Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Released 2017-08-10
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I Want Snow!
Tony Ross
It might be the middle of summer, but the Little Princess demands SNOW. Lots of festive fun with our feisty princess and perfect for toddlers and parents to share together particuarly as children will learn they can't always have everything they... Featured in: 3+ readers
Released 2018-09-06
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Long Way Down
Jason Reynolds
Pressed our lips to the pavement and prayed the boom, followed by the buzz of a bullet, didn't meet us. After Will's brother is shot in a gang crime, he knows the next steps. Only when the lift door opens,... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2018-08-02
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And the Ocean Was Our Sky
Patrick Ness
From the multi-award-winning author of A Monster Calls comes a haunting tale of power and obsession that turns the story of Moby Dick upside down. Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Released 2018-09-01
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The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things
Carolyn Mackler
Fifteen-year-old Virginia feels like a fat, awkward outsider in her perfect family, especially next to her golden-boy big brother Byron. She's got a lot to deal with - her weight, her best friend moving away, the mean girls at school... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2018-04-05
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Martha Mayhem and the Barmy Birthday
Joanne Owen
Hilarity and magic on Martha's birthday in the third book in this young series by Carnegie and Branford Boase long-listed author Joanne Owen. Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Released 2018-07-12
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Dogchild
Kevin Brooks
Jeet was raised by a pack of wild dogs. Recaptured and `rehumanised', Jeet now lives with the last of his people in an ancient walled town in the vast expanse of the Deathlands, besieged by a much larger enemy clan.... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2017-10-31
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Reader ReviewedFootball School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World
Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton
These books hit the back of the net every time as far as I'm concerned. Packed full of facts, information and insight on a range of school topics, but all of them explained through football. Subjects covered include biology, via... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2018-09-06
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Last Month's Featured eBooks

We See Everything
William Sutcliffe
Set in a frightening future version of London in which the lives of two teenage boys cruelly collide in a divided city, this gripping page-turner has pertinent contemporary resonance, and...
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Reader Reviewed The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree
Paola Peretti
August 2018 Book of the Month | In a Nutshell: Tender tale of darkness, loss, light and hope for all ages | “All children are afraid of the dark,” says...
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Emmeline (Pankhurst)
Haydn Kaye
A brilliantly accessible, fantastically funny biography in the First Names series all about Emmeline Pankhurst. A strong and inspiring woman who led the suffragette movement which gave British women the...
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Elon (Musk)
Tracey Turner
A brilliantly accessible, fantastically funny biography in the First Names series all about the amazing inventor Elon Musk, who has revolutionised electric cars, and will soon be taking men to...
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A Chase In Time
Sally Nicholls
August 2018 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: classic time-slip adventure with some contemporary twists | Sally Nicholls is adept at balancing excitement with humour, creating original page-turning...
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Reader Reviewed Oscar and the CATastrophe
Alan MacDonald
August 2018 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month August 2018 | Oscar the talking dog is back for a wittily entertaining third adventure with his...
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Peril in Paris
Katherine Woodfine
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month August 2018 | With a tremendous cast, a great plot and setting and a catchy style this fast-paced espionage story is a book...
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Are We All Lemmings and Snowflakes?
Holly Bourne
In a Nutshell: Mental health | Making friends | Making the world more compassionate | This seminal exploration of mental health begins with an explosion. Olive is on the edge,...
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Reader Reviewed Eddy Stone and the Mean Genie's Curse
Simon Cherry
In a nutshell: ludicrous and very funny magical adventure | Fast-paced and very funny, Eddy Stone's new adventure involves wizards, emperors, talking (dancing) camels and lots more that is very...
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Elmer and the Tune
David McKee
Elmer the much-loved patchwork elephant is in a particularly playful mood in this story. His young friend Rose is humming a catchy tune, and soon all the animals are singing...
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Reader Reviewed The Day I Became the Most Wanted Boy in the World
Tom McLaughlin
In a nutshell: brilliant laugh-out-loud comedy of errors Tom McLaughlin creates some of the best, and funniest adventures for young readers and this is another hilarious, cleverly structured story. Nine...
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Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow
Siobhan Curham
In a nutshell: friendship and understanding can change the world Two young people under extraordinary pressure are at the heart of Siobhan Curham's compassionate, affecting and ultimately uplifting novel....
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Only Love Can Break Your Heart
Katherine Webber
In a nutshell: love, family and finding yourself Katherine Webber's story is set in Palm Springs the desert landscape beloved of her central character Reiko and on-off boyfriend Seth providing...
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Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: The Great Gold Robbery
Jo Nesbo
Best-selling Doctor Proctor is back in a swift moving, smart talking new adventure. This time inventive scientist Doctor Proctor together with his young friends Nilly and Lisa are after a...
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The End of the Sky
Sandi Toksvig
11-year-old Slim Hannigan and her family left their home in Ireland to travel to America - in search of a better life. It has been so long and such a...
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The Guggenheim Mystery
Robin Stevens, Siobhan Dowd
A sequel to The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd, written by Robin Stevens.
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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief is the first bestselling book in Rick Riordan's phenomenally successful Percy Jackson series - now with a new cover look. Half boy. Half God....
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Reader Reviewed Welcome to Nowhere
Elizabeth Laird
Winner of the UKLA 2018 Book Award 7-11 | In a nutshell: the lives of a Syrian family brought vividly and sympathetically to life for young readers | This is...
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Kick
Mitch Johnson
Winner of the Branford Boase Award 2018 | October 2017 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: serious issues in a fast-moving, vividly told football story Like lots of...
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Reader Reviewed We Come Apart
Sarah Crossan, Brian Conaghan
Winner of the UKLA 2018 Book Award | 12-16 January 2018 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: unputdownable story, beautifully told | Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan...
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Ella on the Outside
Cath Howe
It's hard to be the new girl but for Ella things are even more complicated. She has recently moved to a new area - and a new school - with...
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Save the Date
Morgan Matson
In a Nutshell: Sibling wedding rings the bells of change Everyone loves a wedding, right? Especially when you're Charlie and your beloved big sister is about to get hitched with...
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Open Road Summer
Emery Lord
In a Nutshell: Road-trip, romance, fame and friendship Surely one for fans of Jandy Nelson and Rainbow Rowell, this smart coming-of-age story reels with romance, life lessons and...
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Bad Mermaids: On the Rocks
Sibéal Pounder
In a nutshell: sparkling, funny underwater adventures | Mermaids Beattie, Zelda and Mimi are absolutely fabulous! Their second adventure streams by, full of underwater hi-jinks all driven by friendship and...
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Little Liar
Julia Gray
In a nutshell: YA psychological thriller, as twisty as they come | This story begins in a spiritual retreat. 17 year old Nora is there to recover from an accident...
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Junkyard Jack and the Horse That Talked
Adrian Edmondson
July 2018 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month July 2018 | A wonderfully funny romp of a story full of all kinds of imaginative nonsense...
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Middle School: From Hero to Zero
James Patterson
July 2018 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: the irrepressible Rafe Khatchadorian set loose on the streets of London | No-one knows better than James Patterson how to...
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Reader Reviewed The Truth About Lies
Tracy Darnton
July 2018 Debut of the Month | In a Nutshell: Mystery, memory, manipulation | A feisty thriller that fizzes with intrigue, paranoia and a cast of fascinatingly flawed characters. For...
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Reader Reviewed Moonrise
Sarah Crossan
July 2018 Book of the Month | Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2018 | Shortlisted for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award 2018 | One of Our Books of...
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Mud
Emily Thomas
July 2018 Debut of the Month | Based on the author's own unconventional upbringing on a Thames Barge, Mud is an unusual and touching roman a clef. Lydia tells her...
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Johnny and the Dead
Terry Pratchett
Fantastic, funny and weirdly wonderful, with beautifully apt illustrations by Mark Beech. Johnny can see and talk to the dead, not scary zombie ghostly dead people, just rather ordinary dead...
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Reader Reviewed My Arch-Enemy Is a Brain In a Jar
David Solomons
In a nutshell: another unmissable brilliantly comic comic adventure story David Solomons is a simply brilliant writer for children and his My Brother is a Super-Hero series is consistently funny,...
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Reader Reviewed Never Say Die
Anthony Horowitz
In a nutshell: simply the best action-packed, stylish adventure and escapism Anthony Horowitz's announcement that he was writing a new Alex Rider book was one of the best bits of...
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Secret Seven: Mystery of the Skull
Pamela Butchart, Enid Blyton
In a nutshell: the Secret Seven up to new tricks! Good news for anyone who likes exciting mystery stories starring children: the Secret Seven are back in new adventures...
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The Survival Game
Nicky Singer
In a world full of checkpoints and controls, can love and hope defy the borders? A searing, timely story, as arresting as it is beautiful.
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The Secret Key
Lena Jones
In a nutshell: dastardly crimes for young super sleuth Agatha to solve | The resurgence in crime stories for young readers, led so stylishly by Lauren Child (Ruby Redfort), Lauren...
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Undercover Princess
Connie Glynn
July 2018 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: Cinderella story made for summer reading | An unusual friendship, a chance to live as a princess, mystery, romance and...
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Yoga Babies
Fearne Cotton
Yoga has never seemed more tempting than in this lovely new book, written by Fearne Cotton and illustrated by Sheena Dempsey. Eleven little children, the ‘Yoga babies', are shown...
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Neverworld Wake
Marisha Pessl
In a Nutshell: Chilling Groundhog Day mystery | This smart sci-fi-infused thriller sees a group of friends faced with having to make the mother of all life and death decisions....
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Race to the Bottom of the Sea
Lindsay Eagar
In a nutshell: swashbuckling adventure, sometimes underwater Race to the Bottom of the Sea is a well-written, thoroughly unusual, thought-provoking pirate story, and a rip-roaring adventure. Our hero 11-year...
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Aliens Invaded My Talent Show!
Matt Brown
The award-winning Matt Brown is BACK, with a HILARIOUS new novel jam-packed with talent shows, aliens and a whole lot of bonkers… Lovereading Comment to follow.
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The Wordsmith
Patricia Forde
Speculative fiction with a powerful political premise. Lovereading Comment to follow.
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