Fiction - Young Adult (33)

Of Silver and Shadow

ISBN: 9781635830545

Author: Jennifer Gruenke    Publisher: North Star Editions

Ren Kolins is a silver wielder--a dangerous thing to be in the kingdom of Erdis, where magic has been outlawed for a century. Ren is just trying to survive, sti...


Ren Kolins is a silver wielder--a dangerous thing to be in the kingdom of Erdis, where magic has been outlawed for a century. Ren is just trying to survive, sticking to a life of petty thievery, card games, and pit fighting to get by. But when a wealthy rebel leader discovers her secret, he offers her a fortune to join his revolution. The caveat: she won't see a single coin until they overthrow the King. Behind the castle walls, a brutal group of warriors known as the King's Children is engaged in a competition: the first to find the rebel leader will be made King's Fang, the right hand of the King of Erdis. And Adley Farre is hunting down the rebels one by one, torturing her way to Ren and the rebel leader, and the coveted King's Fang title. But time is running out for all of them, including the youngest Prince of Erdis, who finds himself pulled into the rebellion. Political tensions have reached a boiling point, and Ren and the rebels must take the throne before war breaks out.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 352


Dimensions: 133 x 203 mm


Publication Date: 30-06-2020


$27.99
DUE > 30th Sep 2020
The Great Chocolate Cake Bake Off

ISBN: 9780473521714

Author: Philippa Werry    Publisher: Pipi Press

Nicholas wants to find one thing that he’s really good at. His friends are all good at something. His annoying next-door neighbour Ruby claims to be good at l...


Nicholas wants to find one thing that he’s really good at. His friends are all good at something. His annoying next-door neighbour Ruby claims to be good at lots of things. And then there’s Oliver Billington, who always wins everything. Perhaps he’s good at baking. Nicholas discovers he can bake delicious and impressive cakes. But are they delicious and impressive enough for The Great Chocolate Cake Bake-Off? He’s got his Top Secret Ingredient. That might help. But what if it runs out…


Bind: paperback


Pages: 296


Dimensions: 128 x 198 mm


Publication Date: 26-06-2020


$23.00
Enemy At The Gate

ISBN: 9780473521707

Author: Philippa Werry    Publisher: Pipi Press

A deadly disease is sweeping the world and nobody knows how to stop it. Movie theatres and swimming pools are shut and schools are closed. People are discourage...


A deadly disease is sweeping the world and nobody knows how to stop it. Movie theatres and swimming pools are shut and schools are closed. People are discouraged from gathering in large groups at the beach. Twelve-year-old Tom Mitchell can't even see his best friend Charlie. He wonders when the lockdown is ever going to end. And then things get worse. It might all sound familiar. But this is New Zealand in 1937-38. The disease is infantile paralysis, or polio, and nobody knows where it will strike next. When even the adults are afraid, Tom finds refuge in his dream – to run in the Olympics like his hero, Olympic champion Jack Lovelock.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 304


Dimensions: 128 x 198 mm


Publication Date: 26-06-2020


$23.00
Fragile Remedy

ISBN: 9781635830569

Author: Maria Ingrande Mora    Publisher: North Star Editions

Sixteen-year-old Nate is a GEM--Genetically Engineered Medi-tissue--created by Gathos City scientists as a cure for the elite from the fatal lung rot ravaging t...


Sixteen-year-old Nate is a GEM--Genetically Engineered Medi-tissue--created by Gathos City scientists as a cure for the elite from the fatal lung rot ravaging the population. As a child, Nate was smuggled out of the laboratory where he was held captive and into the Withers--a quarantined, lawless region. He manages to survive by becoming a Tinker, fixing broken tech in exchange for food or a safe place to sleep. When he meets Reed, a kind and fiercely protective boy that makes his heart race, and his misfit gang of scavengers, Nate finds the family he's always longed for--even if he can't risk telling them what he is. But Gathos created a genetic failsafe in their GEMs--a flaw in their DNA that causes their health to rapidly deteriorate as they age unless they are regularly dosed with medication controlled by Gathos City. When violence erupts across the Withers, Nate's illegal supply of medicine is cut off, and a vicious attack on Reed threatens to expose his secret. With time running out, Nate is left with only two options: work for a shadowy terrorist organization that has the means to keep him alive, or stay--and die--with the boy he loves.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 352


Dimensions: 134 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 01-08-2020


$27.99
DUE > 31st Oct 2020
Quiet No More

ISBN: 9781635830637

Author: Nikki Barthelmess    Publisher: North Star Editions

After surviving sexual assault by her father and six months in foster care, college freshman Victoria Parker is trying to move on with her life. She's focusing ...


After surviving sexual assault by her father and six months in foster care, college freshman Victoria Parker is trying to move on with her life. She's focusing on the positives--attending college, living on her own, repairing old relationships and making new ones, and getting involved with an abuse survivors activist group on campus. But everything's thrown into disarray when a strange woman shows up, claiming to be Victoria's aunt and asking Victoria to lie about what happened to her. With her father's sentencing in a few months, Victoria's nervous about having to share the truth of what happened with a judge. She's not even sure if she has the strength to go through with it. But when her fellow club members begin pressuring her to speak out, Victoria has to decide how to share her story while remaining true to herself.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 352


Dimensions: 134 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 13-09-2020


$27.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2020
The Weight of a Soul

ISBN: 9781635830446

Author: Elizabeth Tammi    Publisher: North Star Editions

When Lena's younger sister Fressa is found dead, their whole Viking clan mourns—but it is Lena alone who never recovers. Fressa is the sister that should've l...


When Lena's younger sister Fressa is found dead, their whole Viking clan mourns—but it is Lena alone who never recovers. Fressa is the sister that should've lived, and Lena cannot rest until she knows exactly what killed Fressa and why—and how to bring her back. She strikes a dark deal with Hela, the Norse goddess of death, and begins a new double life to save her sister. But as Lena gets closer to bringing Fressa back, she dredges up dangerous discoveries about her own family and finds herself in the middle of a devastating plan to spur Ragnarök –a deadly chain of events leading to total world destruction. Still, with her sister's life in the balance, Lena is willing to risk it all. She's even willing to kill. How far will she go before the darkness consumes her?


Bind: paperback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 134 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 03-12-2019


$24.99
Across A Broken Shore

ISBN: 9781635830422

Author: Amy Trueblood    Publisher: North Star Editions

Award Winner The last thing eighteen-year-old Wilhelmina "Willa" MacCarthy wants is to be a nun. It’s 1936, and as the only daughter amongst four sons, her Ir...


Award Winner The last thing eighteen-year-old Wilhelmina "Willa" MacCarthy wants is to be a nun. It’s 1936, and as the only daughter amongst four sons, her Irish–Catholic family is counting on her to take her vows—but Willa’s found another calling. Each day she sneaks away to help Doctor Katherine Winston in her medical clinic in San Francisco’s Richmond District. Keeping secrets from her family only becomes more complicated when Willa agrees to help the doctor at a field hospital near the new bridge being built over the Golden Gate. Willa thinks she can handle her new chaotic life, but as she draws closer to a dashing young ironworker and risks grow at the bridge, she discovers that hiding from what she truly wants may be her biggest lie of all.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 352


Dimensions: 134 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 05-11-2019


$29.99
Ricochet

ISBN: 9781635830408

Author: Kathryn Berla    Publisher: North Star Editions

When seventeen-year-old Tati sends a saliva sample to a DNA ancestry testing site, her results come back inconclusive. What’s wrong with her DNA? And does it ...


When seventeen-year-old Tati sends a saliva sample to a DNA ancestry testing site, her results come back inconclusive. What’s wrong with her DNA? And does it have to do with her unexplained seizures and the beckoning tunnel she sees during them? What Tati discovers is more than she could have ever imagined possible. Parallel universes exist and her abnormal DNA compels and condemns Tati and her other selves—shy Ana, privileged Tatyana, and on-the-run Tanya—to a lifetime of ricocheting between their parallel lives in the multiverse. With knowledge of their existence a deadly threat in every universe, the only chance all four have to survive is to work together to take down the scientist responsible: their father.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 288


Dimensions: 133 x 203 mm


Publication Date: 08-10-2019


$22.99
Things I'd Rather Do Than Die

ISBN: 9781635830224

Author: Christine Hurley Deriso    Publisher: North Star Editions

Jade Fulton and Ethan Garrett are opposites in every sense of the word. Ethan is an all-American poster boy--a star athlete dating the most popular girl in scho...


Jade Fulton and Ethan Garrett are opposites in every sense of the word. Ethan is an all-American poster boy--a star athlete dating the most popular girl in school and a devout Christian. Jade keeps mostly to herself. She abhors joining "things," hates everyone at their high school except her best friend, Gia, and considers herself agnostic. When Ethan and Jade find themselves locked in an aerobics room overnight, their confinement forces them to push past the labels they've given each other. Jock. Loner. Jesus freak. Skeptic. Golden boy. Intellectual. Amid hours of arguing, philosophizing, and silly game playing, Ethan and Jade learn there's a lot more to the other person than meets the eye. After that night, life returns to normal and each goes back to their regular lives. Still, neither one can shake the unexpected bond they formed and they can't help but question what they've been taught to believe, who they want to be, and where their hearts truly lie.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 368


Dimensions: 134 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 30-11-2018


$27.99
My Whole Truth

ISBN: 9781635830248

Author: Mischa Thrace    Publisher: North Star Editions

Seventeen-year-old Seelie Stanton never wanted to kill someone. She never wanted to be invisible in her own family, she never wanted to crush on her best friend...


Seventeen-year-old Seelie Stanton never wanted to kill someone. She never wanted to be invisible in her own family, she never wanted to crush on her best friend Alyssa, and she definitely never wanted to know how effectively a mallet could destroy someone's head. But the universe doesn't care what she wants. Shane Mayfield doesn't care what Seelie wants either. When the former high school basketball star attacks her, she has no choice but to defend herself. She saved her own life, but she can't bring herself to talk about what happened that night. Not all of it. Not even when she's arrested for murder.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 134 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 05-10-2018


$22.99
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