Books

Love from Lexie (The Lost and Found)

Cathy Cassidy

Life has been pretty chaotic ever since Lexie's mum vanished - new homes, new places, new people, always changing. But Lexie never gives up hope that her mum will come back one day and continues writing her letters that return unanswered. While she's waiting for her mum to rescue her, Lexie decides to do a bit of saving herself - everything from salvaging an old railway carriage to campaigning for the local library and the Syrian refugee crisis.

For a long time Lexie hasn't know what direction her life is headed in but she's about to realise that sometimes you have to get lost to find yourself again . . .

The first in a gorgeous new series from the bestselling author of the Chocolate Box Girls and the perfect next step for fans of Jacqueline Wilson.

Broken Heart Club

Cathy Cassidy

Andie, Eden, Ryan, Tasha and Hasmita love being part of the Heart Club. They've promised to stay best friends forever and nothing can tear them apart.

But sometimes things happen that you couldn't ever have expected and forever might not be as long as you think.

Now, two years later, Eden and Ryan are haunted by memories of the past. Can they find a way to bring the club back together or is it too late to mend a broken heart?

A gorgeous new story from the bestselling author of The Chocolate Box Girls series.

Life is Sweet: A Chocolate Box Short Story Collection

Cathy Cassidy

The Chocolate Box Girls

Six fantastic stories, which one will be your favourite?

Bittersweet - Will Honey's cry for help cause trouble for Shay and Cherry?

Chocolates and Flowers - Can Alfie plan the perfect Valentine's Day surprise without breaking Summer's heart?

Hopes and Dreams - Will Jodie finally take a risk and step into the spotlight?

Moon and Stars - Is Finch and Skye's whirlwind romance in trouble?

Snowflakes and Wishes - Caught up in another daring animal rescue, can Lawrie and Coco save the day?

Hearts and Sunsets - Now that Ash's summer of adventure is coming to an end, what does the future hold for him and Honey?

Dip into the world of the Chocolate Box Girls with this delicious collection of short stories.

This fantastic collection includes Cathy Cassidy's four e-shorts, available in print for the very first time and a brand new, never before seen, story. A must-have for all fans of the Chocolate Box Girls!

Looking Glass Girl

Cathy Cassidy

Alice nearly didn't go to the sleepover. Why would Savvy, queen of the school, invite someone like her?

Now Alice is lying unconscious in a hospital bed.

Lost in a wonderland of dreams and half-formed memories, she's surrounded by voices - the doctor, her worried friends and Luke - whose kisses the night of the fall took her by surprise . . .

When the accident happened her world vanished - can Alice ever find her way back?

A wonderful modern-day reimagining of Lewis Carroll's timeless classic, an unforgettable tale of friendship and love from one of the UK's best-loved authors.

Chocolate Box Girls: Fortune Cookie

Cathy Cassidy

After the amazing twist at the end of Sweet Honey, the sixth and final book in Cathy Cassidy's Chocolate Box Girls series follows Jake, the Tanberry sisters' newly discovered half-brother . . .

Jake Cooke has just had the surprise of his life. He's got four half-sisters that he never knew existed. When Jake's talent for trouble causes chaos at home, he runs away to meet his new family.

Life in a rundown flat in Chinatown is a far cry from Tanglewood, where the days are filled with beach parties and chocolate festivals. It's already starting to feel like home.

But Jake's about to realize he can only escape his future for so long. However far you go, you can't outrun destiny . . .

Praise for Cathy's books: Touching, tender and unforgettable. - Guardian

A great choice for older Jacqueline Wilson fans - Irish Independent

The Chocolate Box Secrets

Cathy Cassidy

Welcome to the world of the Chocolate Box Girls!

Cherry, Summer, Skye, Coco and Honey may be very different - but they all love crafting and creating! From hosting a chocolate-themed sleepover to designing a flower headband and concocting a cupcake-sensation, each Chocolate Box sister shares her secrets.

With ideas for every season - there's a whole year of Chocolate Box inspired ideas waiting - which will you make first?

A brilliant collection from bestselling author Cathy Cassidy. A must-have for all fans of the Chocolate Box Girls.

Chocolate Box Girls: Sweet Honey

Cathy Cassidy

The next instalment in the addictive Chocolate Box Girls series and sequel to Cherry Crush, Marshmallow Skye, Summer's Dream and Coco Caramel.

Honey is going to live with her dad in Australia. Determined to make a fresh start, she couldn't be further away from the tough times at Tanglewood. Her new life is a dream come true - until school begins. The girls are different from Honey's friends in England and the only person who seems to understand her is the cute boy from the beach she's chatting to online. But when he, the girls at school and even her dad start breaking promises, who can she trust? All alone on the other side of the world, Honey's past is about to catch up with her . . .

A perfect next step for fans of Jacqueline Wilson, by the bestselling author of Scarlett, Dizzy, Angel Cake and Ginger Snaps.

Snowflakes and Wishes: Lawrie’s Story

Cathy Cassidy

Lawrie can't wait to return to Tanglewood for Christmas - he hasn't forgotten Somerset or the friends he made there, especially Coco Tanberry. But when his beloved dog Sheba goes missing he and Coco are once again mixed up in a daring animal rescue...

Will Lawrie's visit turn out to be a hopeless search or will he and his family finally find what they are looking for?

Moon and Stars: Finch's Story

Cathy Cassidy

Is Finch and Skye's whirlwind romance in trouble?

It's Halloween and Finch is returning to Tanglewood - Skye can't wait to see him. But Finch has a secret he isn't ready to share and he doesn't know if he can face her. After a spooky night in the gypsy caravan, Finch realises this can't go on - but will he find the courage to do the right thing?



There are two-sides to every Chocolate Box girl's story . . .

Curl up with a hot chocolate and read this gorgeous short story, sure to delight every fan of Cathy Cassidy's Chocolate Box Girls series!

Hopes and Dreams: Jodie's Story

Cathy Cassidy

Jodie always feels like second best, caught in the shadow of her best friend Summer.

Now Jodie has taken Summer's place at the prestigious Rochelle Academy. It's everything she's ever dreamt of, but she's racked with guilt and struggling to follow her dancing dreams.

With the help of her friends and the gorgeous Sebastien, will Jodie finally take a risk and step into the spotlight?

Chocolate Box Girls: Coco Caramel

Cathy Cassidy

Another delicious book in the Chocolate Box Girls series, a sequel to Cherry Crush, Marshmallow Skye and Summer's Dream, from bestselling girls' favourite, Cathy Cassidy.

Coco is the youngest of the Tanberry sisters but she's as headstrong as any of them. Coco is crazy about animals and loves her riding lessons. When Caramel, her favourite pony at the stables, is sold, Coco scopes out the new owner - and she's not happy about what she discovers. With big sister Honey going off at the deep end and Summer only just recovering from her eating disorder, there's no-one at Tanglewood to help Coco out. Can Coco save Caramel alone - or will a new friend help her?

A perfect next step for fans of Jacqueline Wilson, by the bestselling author of Scarlett, Dizzy, Angel Cake and Ginger Snaps.

Chocolates and Flowers: Alfie's Story

Cathy Cassidy

Alfie knew how he felt about Summer Tanberry from the moment he saw her dance.

As Valentine 's Day and Summer's birthday approaches, Alfie is determined to find the perfect present to make her smile again. With the help of an old-friend he hatches what he thinks is the perfect surprise, but Summer's twin sister Skye isn't so sure . . .

Can Alfie make Summer's dream come true without breaking her heart?

The first in a delicious series of eBook shorts from Cathy Cassidy.

Chocolate Box Girls: Bittersweet

Cathy Cassidy

Fans of Cathy Cassidy's delicious Chocolate Box Girls series will love this special short book for World Book Day. Cathy is the top-selling author of Angel Cake, Ginger Snaps and Summer's Dream and is a perfect next read for fans of Jacqueline Wilson.

Dip into the delicious world of the Chocolate Box Girls, as gorgeous Shay gets the chance to tell his own story. Discover the truth behind Shay's break-up with Honey and his new relationship with her step-sister Cherry. The first Chocolate Box story from a boy's point of view.

Chocolate Box Girls: Summer's Dream

Cathy Cassidy

The next scrumptious story in Cathy Cassidy's Chocolate Box Girls series, following Cherry Crush and Marshmallow Skye. Perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson.

Summer has always dreamed of dancing, and when a place at ballet school comes up, she wants it so badly it hurts.

Middle school ends and the holidays begin, but unlike her sisters, Summer has no time for lazy days and sunny beach parties. The audition becomes her obsession, and things start spiralling out of control . . .

The more Summer tries to find perfection, the more lost she becomes. Will she realise - with the help of the boy who wants more than friendship - that dreams come in all shapes and sizes?

Third must-have title in this gorgeous series from one of the UK's best-loved girls' authors, Cathy Cassidy.

Each sister has a different story to tell, which one will be your favourite?

Cathy Cassidy was voted Queen of Teen in 2010 - beating Jacqueline Wilson and Louise Rennison to the throne.

Praise for Cathy's books: 'Touching, tender and unforgettable.' Guardian

Daizy Star, Ooh La La!

Cathy Cassidy

Daizy can't believe that primary school is nearly over and when Miss Moon surprises Year Six with a trip to France Daizy wants it to be perfect...

Paris might be the city of poets, painters and chocolate croissants, but so far Daizy's no closer to finding her own star quality. And with Willow and Beth acting weirdly (not to mention Ethan Miller) will Daizy's dream trip turn into a nightmare?

Chocolate Box Girls: Marshmallow Skye

Cathy Cassidy

SKYE and SUMMER TANBERRY are identical twins, and Skye loves her sister Summer more than anyone else in the world. They do everything together, but lately Skye's been feeling like second-best - it's the story of her life. And when her friend Alfie confesses he's fallen not for her, but for Summer, it hurts.

Skye wants to be her own person, but with an effortlessly cool twin, how can she? Will Skye ever step out of Summer's shadow and find her own chance to shine?

Sundae Girl

Cathy Cassidy

Jude's family are crazy, quirky, bizarre . . . her mum brings her nothing but trouble and her dad thinks he's Elvis! All she wants is a hassle-free life - but it's not easy when she's chasing a trail of broken promises. Things go from bad to worse, but could the floppy-haired boy from school be her knight on shining rollerblades . . .?

GingerSnaps

Cathy Cassidy

Gone are the days when Ginger was an outsider, always on the fringes of friendship. She's swapped puppy fat and pigtails for make-up and hair straighteners and never looked back - until now. Ginger and Shannon are best mates, but when they befriend lonely Emily, everything changes. Even the saxophone-playing boy in the trilby hat can't help - he's part of the problem . . . Are Ginger and Shannon drifting apart or can they stay best friends for ever?

Indigo Blue

Cathy Cassidy

'I need a seriously brilliant daydream . . . because everything is far from OK . . .'
When Indigo's mum announces that they're moving - just Indie, Mum and baby Misti - Indie doesn't understand. Why the hurry? Where are they going? Will her best friend, Jo, still be there for her?

In a dingy old flat with a grumpy neighbour, no heating and only biscuits to eat, Indie begins to realize that her mum's got a reason for running away - a secret no one can admit . . .

Scarlett

Cathy Cassidy

I'll be different, I won't break the rules . . . I promise' Scarlett has got herself in trouble so often, her Mum no longer believes her promises. Sent off to stay with Dad, the message is behave or else!

Can Scarlett mend her ways, or will she die of boredom? Perhaps gorgeous and mysterious local boy Kian can supply some of the answers . . .

Biography

Cathy Cassidy is one of the UK's top-selling children's authors. She was an art teacher, a magazine editor and an agony aunt before becoming a full-time writer. She has worked at Shout magazine and previously at Jackie. Cathy tours extensively around the UK - meeting over 10,000 young readers in 2012. She has twice won the prestigious 'Queen of Teen' award. Cathy lives in Merseyside with her husband, two dogs and a cat. For all the latest on this best-selling author go to www.cathycassidy.com