Princess in Practice by Connie Glynn

Our favourite pair of princesses are back in this sequel to Undercover Princess! Lottie and Ella return to Rosewood Hall after a dramatic first year, hoping for a more peaceful term, but are soon faced with anything but: someone is poisoning Rosewood pupils! Our dynamic duo are determined to solve this mystery and track down the culprit to protect their fellow pupils. It seems the threat of secret organisation Leviathan is growing closer and closer, but are the girls prepared for how close they’re actually getting to danger?

Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan

Trickster god Loki is free from his chains and is readying Naglfar, the infamous Ship of the Dead, armed with a host of giants and zombies, to sail against the Norse gods and begin the final battle of Ragnarok. Once again, it’s up to Magnus and his friends to save the day, but this road to heroism comes with many twists and turns, in the form of angry sea gods, hostile giants, and an evil fire-breathing dragon! But Magnus's biggest challenge will be facing his own inner demons along the way. Is he ready? The award-winning third book in the magnificent Magnus Chase series by Percy Jackson author Rick Riordan is an epic adventure.

9 From the Nine Worlds by Rick Riordan

If Rick Riordan’s Magnus Chase series has fired up your imagination, then look no further than 9 From the Nine Worlds; a collection of fantastical short stories that will transport you to other realms this winter. You’ll travel the Nine Worlds with your favourite characters from Magnus Chase, but on your travels, watch out for the legendary thunder god, Thor, who is jogging through all the realms so he can log his million steps - and is raising quite a stink… From duelling with dragons in icy Niflheim to playing with fire in Muspellheim, the home of the fire giants. Get lost in another world in this fantastic work of fiction, in fact, get lost in nine. 

My Mum Tracy Beaker by Jacqueline Wilson

The one-of-a-kind Tracy Beaker is back! And she’s now a mum! In this brand-new Jacqueline Wilson book, Tracy Beaker is mum to young Jess – and together, they are the perfect team! Tracy is still fun and daring, but she also works hard to give Jess the family home she desperately wanted when growing up in the Dumping Ground. But when Sean Godfrey – Tracy’s SUPER rich new boyfriend – comes onto the scene, Jess is worried things are going to change…

Death in the Spotlight: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery by Robin Stevens

Fresh from their adventure in Hong Kong, Hazel Wong and Daisy Wells venture to the Rue Theatre in London to face an entirely new challenge: acting. But all is not well at the Rue. Soon after the pair’s arrival at the theatre, a body is found – it seems that life in the spotlight isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Our star detectives must now take centre stage amongst a chorus of jealousy, threats and horrid pranks before it’s curtains for the next victim at the Rue. 

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Fiver has a sixth sense that’s never wrong – well, according to his brother Hazel – and it’s telling him that something terrible is about to happen to his beloved warren. He doesn’t know what exactly, but he’s sure of it. The siblings just know that they have to leave and get everyone in the colony out of there, too. And so begins their epic journey; a journey that eventually leads this band of rabbits to Watership Down. But are they ready for what happens next? Watership Down is the classic tale of home, family, power and man versus nature. This is a truly timeless literary wonder.

The Secret in Vault 13: A Doctor Who Story by David Solomons

In this story, our new female Doctor has received a desperate plea for help from a… well, a potted plant, actually (it is Doctor Who, after all!). The galaxy is in terrible danger, and only a Time Lord can save it. But to do so, this Time Lord must break into an ancient vault on a remote and frozen world from which nobody has ever returned alive. Can the Doctor and her friends uncover the secret in Vault 13? A top choice for wannabe Time Lords and sci-fi fans. 

The Guggenheim Mystery by Robin Stevens & Siobhan Dowd

Ted Spark has another epic mystery to solve while on holiday in New York. Three months after solving the mystery of how his cousin Salim disappeared from a pod on the London Eye, Ted must now solve the mystery of who stole a rare painting, worth millions, from New York’s world-famous Guggenheim Museum. Normally, Ted wouldn’t care about a silly old missing painting, but his Aunt Gloria is being blamed for it! So, it looks like Ted’s back on the case again – after all, family’s family. The unique, whodunit sequel to The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd is packed full of mystery, intrigue and humour.

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’engle

When young Meg goes looking for her lost father with her brother, she finds more than she bargained for. The pair soon find themselves on an unexpected adventure like no other through a ‘wrinkle in time’. With cosmic evil forces threatening to swallow the entire universe, Meg must find her inner strength to save her family. This story is the perfect combination of adventure, fantasy and science-fiction. Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who and Mrs Which, a mysterious trio of guardian angels, are a comical treat to look forward to. 

Find The Girl by Lucy & Lydia Connell

Grab your duvet and get ready to get your giggle on as you plunge headfirst into all of twins Nina and Nancy’s drama. As kids, the girls were inseparable; as teens, it’s a bit of a different story. You see, Nancy is a popular Instagram star, and obsessed with boy band heartthrob Chase, while Nina is shy; a talented classical musician, who shuns all the attention that her sister seems to lap up. But when the wrong twin accidentally ends up at the centre of a romantic social media storm, the bonds of twin-ship will be tested like never before. This very modern twist on the Cinderella story is a wonderfully juicy read! 

Sami’s Silver Lining by Cathy Cassidy

Sami’s Silver Lining is just as touching and unforgettable as the first book in Cathy Cassidy’s Lost and Found series, Love From Lexie. This incredible story will put young readers in the shoes of a young refugee called Sami, forced to flee his home in Syria in search of a safer life in England. Although Sami tries hard to move on from his past, he struggles to forget that horrid, tortuous journey to England. But, perhaps with the help of new friends and meeting the girl of his dreams, he can really find his silver lining.

La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman

La Belle Sauvage is the first volume in a new fantasy trilogy, set ten years before the events of Northern Lights. Yep, that means you can look forward to alethiometers, dæmons and the Magisterium in this epic read! Meet 11-year-old Malcolm Polstead and his dæmon, Asta as they find themselves linked to a baby named Lyra Belacqua, and are forced to make a dangerous, life-changing journey. This is a coming-of-age story like no other… And no one knows how to transport readers to other worlds quite like master storyteller, Philip Pullman.

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