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The Ant Colony
Jenny Valentine

An irresistible novel from Guardian-award-winning novelist, Jenny Valentine.

Number 33 Georgiana Street houses many people and yet seems home to none. To runaway Sam it is a place to disappear. To Bohemia, it's just another blip between crises, as her mum ricochets off the latest boyfriend. Old Isobel acts like she owns the place, even though it actually belongs to Steve in the basement, who is always looking to squeeze in yet another tenant. Life there is a kind of ordered chaos. Like

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Burning Secrets
Clare Chambers

An intense and thrilling teen mystery set on a tranquil island where all seems perfect...

Daniel has dark secrets and a troubled past. So when his family move to the island of Wragge, a gentle backwater where local life remains undisturbed he feels he’s escaped.
But outsiders aren’t always welcome and the more Daniel tries to conceal, the more he reveals about sinister goings on. Does this picture perfect community have something even greater to hide?

An explosive thriller

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Bright Girls
Clare Chambers

Outstanding voice in girls’ fiction.

Fifteen-year-old Robyn (the “sensible”) one and her older sister Rachel (anything but!) arrive in Brighton to spend the summer with their estranged Aunt Jackie, who runs a ballgown hire business from her ramshackle multi-storey home. They have been forced to leave their home in Oxford, where they live with their father, because of threats to their safety, the nature of which only gradually becomes apparent.

A perfect summer read and a

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Finding Violet Park
Jenny Valentine

Narrated by the most compelling voice since Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, this is a quirky and original voyage of self-discovery triggered by a lost urn of ashes.

The mini cab office was up a cobbled mews with little flat houses either side. That's where I first met Violet Park, what was left of her. There was a healing centre next door, a pretty smart name for a place with a battered brown door and no proper door handle and stuck-on wooden numbers in the shape of

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Broken Soup
Jenny Valentine

An intriguing, compelling and moving novel from the award-winning author of Finding Violet Park.

When the good-looking boy with the American accent presses the dropped negative into Rowan's hand, she's sure it's all a big mistake. But next moment he's gone, lost in the crowd of bustling shoppers. And she can't afford to lose her place in the checkout queue – after all, if she doesn't take the groceries home, nobody else will.

Rowan has more responsibilities than most girls her

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The Amanda Project: Book 4: Unraveled
Amanda Valentino, Cathleen Davitt Bell

Amanda will be found only if she wants to be.

When Hal, Callie, and Nia first met Amanda Valentino, they had no idea their lives were about to change. But Zoe did. Zoe knew exactly the kind of effect Amanda would have on Endeavor High because, a long time ago and far away, Zoe and Amanda had been friends.

As Zoe and the other guides follow Amanda's trail on a wild scavenger hunt, they learn that the real reason Amanda chose them is rooted in their pasts, tied up with a sinister

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Riley Mack and the Other Known Troublemakers
Chris Grabenstein

What do you get when you add up

1 middle-school bully
2 bank robbers
57 dogs in peril
4,000 missing dollars
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5 daring troublemakers
led by the one and only
Riley Mack?

1 crazy caper!

In this merry, mischievous romp, master storyteller Chris Grabenstein introduces Riley Mack—a twelve-year-old hometown hero you'll never forget.

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The Fourth Stall Part III
Chris Rylander

Their business is finished, and Mac's and Vince's lives have become something they have never been before: simple. None of the fortune or the glory, none of the risk or the threat of juvenile prison. There's even a new business that has stepped in to take their place (and take the heat off Mac and Vince for once). Things couldn't be better.

But that was before things at their middle school started to go haywire. Before they found out that there's a new crime boss at a school another

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No Escape
Michelle Gagnon

Gritty and heart-stopping, this short story from break-out author Michelle Gagnon also features a teaser to her thrilling debut young-adult novel, Don't Turn Around.

Seventeen-year-old Alex might be living day-to-day on whatever he can steal, but he still prefers being on the run to getting caught and thrown back in juvie. Plus, he has Jenny to think of. She comes with her own world of problems, but for once Alex feels like somebody actually needs him. So when a shady

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The First Lie: A Lying Game Novella
Sara Shepard

Featuring Sutton Mercer before her tragic death, this stand-alone digital original novella from #1 New York Times bestselling author Sara Shepard is an exciting, must-read companion to the Lying Game series.

Back when she was alive, Sutton kept a million secrets. But how she got together with Thayer is her juiciest one of all. . . .

It's the summer before junior year and Sutton Mercer and her friends rule Hollier High. Then Thayer Vega returns home from soccer camp. In

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