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  1. Silent Valley by Cliff McNish

    Silent Valley by Cliff McNish

    Posted on: Jul 19, 2017
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    As a child, Carrie was abandoned by her mother. Suzanna let go of her hand, and just walked away.

    Little girls don’t forget things like that.

    Now, Suzanna is back. She wants forgiveness. She wants to make it up to Carrie.

    But what will happen when they enter the Silent Valley? 

  2. Runaway by Ann Evans

    Runaway by Ann Evans

    Posted on: Jul 18, 2017
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    Running away from a brutal home is Gary's only option. 

    He plans his escape well. He saves enough money to rent a room until he can find a job. He’s going to make a good life for himself.

    But when Gary’s plans go horribly wrong, he ends up homeless, broke and sleeping on the streets.

    Could life get any worse?

  3. Kiss the Sky by Daniel Blythe

    Kiss the Sky by Daniel Blythe

    Posted on: Jul 17, 2017
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    Joel and his older sister Elise live in an isolated farmhouse in Yorkshire. They don’t always get on, but they make the best of their life on the bleak, windswept moors. Joel is more interested in birdwatching than his studies, while partying distracts Elise from work. 

    When a new friend, Grace, enters their lives, she turns all their assumptions upside down. 

  4. Have a Go by Jon Mayhew

    Have a Go by Jon Mayhew

    Posted on: Jul 13, 2017
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    Sixteen-year-old Jamie Garson thinks the world of his dad. To Jamie, Dad is a hero. 

    When Jamie and his dad foil the robbery of a corner shop, their lives are turned upside down. Dad becomes a hero to everyone and Jamie is a celebrity at school. 

    But not everyone is so happy for them. Heroes attract enemies and Jamie finds there’s a deadly downside to fighting crime.

  5. Refugee Kid by Catherine Bruton

    Refugee Kid by Catherine Bruton

    Posted on: Jul 12, 2017
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    “Tell us again exactly how old you are.”

    “I already said. I am fifteen.” 

    “And how did you get to the UK?”

    “Your police found me. In a lorry. Please, can you tell me where my brother is?”

    Samir promised to look after his little brother Moosa on the dangerous journey from Syria — across the Mediterranean, through refugee camps and then in an airless container to England. 

    But what has the journey cost him?

    Will he be able to keep his promise?

    And will they ever find a way home?

  6. Final Girl by Tim Collins

    Final Girl by Tim Collins

    Posted on: Jul 11, 2017
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    Zombies have taken over the world and all the remaining humans are crammed into a small compound. 

    Eve is the only person ever to have survived a zombie attack. The scientists think she could be the key to saving the human race.

    But when she meets a boy called Zac, she comes up with a plan of her own.

  7. Annie by Tommy Donbavand

    Annie by Tommy Donbavand

    Posted on: Jul 10, 2017
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    Be very careful if you’re ever around Jack Potter.

    Not only does the 16-year-old love to play pranks on people for his YouTube channel, but the old house he and his family live in is haunted by a ghost called Annie.

    Thankfully, Annie is a friendly spirit. She isn’t a danger to Jack and his family.

    Until Jack’s girlfriend comes to stay for the weekend, and Annie gets jealous…

  8. Plague by Echo Freer

    Plague by Echo Freer

    Posted on: Jul 06, 2017
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    After years of dictatorship, Britain is celebrating independence. Firework parties are planned all over the country. But when Josh and his girlfriend, Nell, have a row, their party is over.

    The next morning, Josh realises it‘s not as simple as just making up with Nell. The world has changed — forever.

  9. Hope and Truth by Daniel Blythe

    Hope and Truth by Daniel Blythe

    Posted on: Jul 05, 2017
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    Sam’s world is on the brink of war. Helicopters are in the sky and there are riots in the streets. This may be his final chance to tell Cait how he feels, before everything ends. But then his invitation to the Last Party changes everything.

    Years later, Hope lives in a closed world under the ground. Fourteen years ago, a war destroyed everything. But Hope makes a discovery — one which will link her story to Sam’s, and will reveal the truth. About the Last Party. About the end. 

    Across time, their stories become joined, and a new chapter in human destiny is revealed.

  10. Out! by Iain McLaughlin

    Out! by Iain McLaughlin

    Posted on: Jul 04, 2017
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    This diary belongs to Jacqueline Harrison Jax 

    (nobody calls me Jacqueline and lives)

    P.S. If you are reading this and you are not me, you’re in trouble. I know who you are and I know where you live…

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