Fiction - Young Adult (18)

Brave Enough

ISBN: 9781635830200

Author: Kati Gardner    Publisher: North Star Editions

Teenager Cason Martin is the youngest ballerina in the Atlanta Ballet Conservatory. She never really had a choice of whether she learned to dance or not. Her mo...


Teenager Cason Martin is the youngest ballerina in the Atlanta Ballet Conservatory. She never really had a choice of whether she learned to dance or not. Her mother, the conservatory's artistic director, has made all the decisions in Cason's life. But that's about to change. Cason has been hiding an injury, and it's much worse than anyone imagines. Davis Channing understands all too well what it's like to give up control of your life. He's survived cancer, but his drug addiction nearly killed him. Now he's been sober for seven months and enjoying his community service at the hospital. But just when he thinks he's got it together, Davis's ex-girlfriend, who is still battling her addiction, barrels back into his life. Cason and Davis are not friends. But, as their worlds collide, they will start to depend on one another. Can they both be brave enough to beat the odds?


Bind: paperback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 134 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 31-08-2018


$22.99
Across A Broken Shore

ISBN: 9781635830422

Author: Amy Trueblood    Publisher: North Star Editions

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–Catholi...


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
DUE > 31st Jan 2020
Riccochet

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
DUE > 13th Dec 2019
Awa and the Dreamrealm

ISBN: 9780473495749

Author: Isa Pearl Ritchie    Publisher: Te Ra Aroha Press

What if dreams were more real than waking life? Life is already complicated enough for Awa Bryant; when she starts having weird dreams – waking dreams – and...


What if dreams were more real than waking life? Life is already complicated enough for Awa Bryant; when she starts having weird dreams – waking dreams – and strange coincidences start appearing in her real life. She meets dreamcharmer, Veila, a quirky glowing creature who helps to guide Awa through the mysterious Dreamrealm. At first the Dreamrealm is a glorious escape from Awa's daily struggles but something is not right... Soon Awa discovers she has a bigger quest, and everything she cares about is at stake. Will she be brave enough to face her fears and save her friends?


Bind: paperback


Pages: 150


Dimensions: 127 x 203 mm


Publication Date: 01-11-2019


$22.99
Keeper

ISBN: 9781635830125

Author: Kim Chance    Publisher: North Star Editions

When a 200-year-old witch attacks her, sixteen-year-old bookworm Lainey Styles is determined to find a logical explanation. Even with the impossible staring her...


When a 200-year-old witch attacks her, sixteen-year-old bookworm Lainey Styles is determined to find a logical explanation. Even with the impossible staring her in the face, Lainey refuses to believe it until she finds a photograph linking the witch to her dead mother. After consulting a psychic, Lainey discovers that she, like her mother, is a Keeper: a witch with the exclusive ability to unlock and wield the Grimoire, a dangerous but powerful spell book. But there's a problem. The Grimoire has been stolen by a malevolent warlock who is desperate for a spell locked inside it a spell that would allow him to siphon away the world s magic. With the help of her comic-book-loving best friend and an enigmatic but admittedly handsome street fighter, Lainey must leave her life of college prep and studying behind to prepare for the biggest test of all: stealing back the book.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 408


Dimensions: 134 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 31-01-2018


$27.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2019
Seeker

ISBN: 9781635830385

Author: Kim Chance    Publisher: North Star Editions

Sequel to Keeper Lainey's normal, bookworm life no longer exists. With her family murdered by the Master, she joins forces with a group of Supernatural rebels....


Sequel to Keeper Lainey's normal, bookworm life no longer exists. With her family murdered by the Master, she joins forces with a group of Supernatural rebels. But as she struggles to cope with her new role as Keeper and the uncontrollable power it gives her, Lainey realizes that magic does indeed leave a mark-but it's not always physical. Ty isn't one of the good guys. He's done terrible things, and he won't stop until he gets what he wants. Even if it hurts. Even if it means betraying the girl he loves . . . again. For Maggie, all her comic book dreams have come true, and her new life as a Shifter is just beginning. But with war closing in, is it truly a dream or a death sentence? In the ultimate battle for power, Lainey, Ty, and Maggie must face-off against the Master, and work together to discover the greatest weapon of all. Seek and you will find.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 400


Dimensions: 134 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 10-09-2019


$27.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2019
Don't Feed The Troll

ISBN: 9781782703228

Author: John Hickman    Publisher: Award Publications

Jack "lurves" Chloe, as his best friend, Cora puts it - much to his annoyance. Truth is though, he doe. She's not like any other girl at school! But, as we all ...


Jack "lurves" Chloe, as his best friend, Cora puts it - much to his annoyance. Truth is though, he doe. She's not like any other girl at school! But, as we all know, the course of true love never runs smoothly - especially when you're a teenager! But when Jack feels rejected, his disappointment begins to manifest itself in something more unpleasant than teenage acne and sweaty armpits! A timely, cautionary tale of the troubles of the internet, social media and cyberbullying that will resonate with today's generation of teens.


Bind: paperback


Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm


Publication Date: 30-06-2019


$17.99
DUE > 31st Aug 2019
A Jewel In The Sands Of Time

ISBN: 9781782703631

Author: Clive Mantle    Publisher: Award Publications

Following the hugely popular debut in Clive Mantle's incredible adventure series, we rejoin Freddie and best friend, Connor, as feisty new neighbour, ruby, thre...


Following the hugely popular debut in Clive Mantle's incredible adventure series, we rejoin Freddie and best friend, Connor, as feisty new neighbour, ruby, threatens to disrupt the boy's plans. Thanks to Uncle Patrick's mysterious map, Freddie is about to embark on another incredible adventure through time, except this time he's not alone! An exhilarating, page-turning series that encompasses history, action and adventure in equal measure.


Bind: paperback


Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm


Publication Date: 21-06-2019


$17.99
The Treasure At The Top Of The World

ISBN: 9781782703211

Author: Clive Mantle    Publisher: Award Publications

Introducing the first title in Clive Mantle's incredible adventure series. We meet Freddie Malone as he turns thirteen and receives a mysterious gift from his U...


Introducing the first title in Clive Mantle's incredible adventure series. We meet Freddie Malone as he turns thirteen and receives a mysterious gift from his Uncle Patrick. With the help pf his best friend, Connor, Freddie embarks on an incredible journey through time and space to find himself caught up in mountaineering legend! But can he and Connor save history - and themselves - from the overbearing bully, Jasper? An exhilarating, page-turning series that encompasses history, action and adventure in equal measure.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 272


Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm


$17.99
Ollie Oxley and the Ghost

ISBN: 9781631632891

Author: Lisa Schmid    Publisher: North Star Editions

Twelve-year-old Ollie Oxley is moving—again. His mom is starting another new job, this time at the Bingham Theater in Granite City, California. Moving all the...


Twelve-year-old Ollie Oxley is moving—again. His mom is starting another new job, this time at the Bingham Theater in Granite City, California. Moving all the time means Ollie has struggled in the making friends department, but he quickly connects with a boy named Teddy. To Ollie’s surprise, though, his first friend in town is a little more . . . unique than those he’s made in the past. Teddy is a ghost. Befriending someone who lived during the famous California Gold Rush sure does make things interesting for Ollie. But when the school bully, Aubray, targets Ollie and it looks like the Bingham Theater might close, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Can Teddy and Ollie work together to take down Aubray, save his mom’s job, and solve a mystery years in the making?


Bind: paperback


Pages: 184


Dimensions: 134 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 31-05-2019


$24.99
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