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Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index

Julie Israel (Author)

It's hard to keep close a person everyone keeps telling you is gone.

It's been sixty-five days since the accident that ripped Juniper's world apart. Life without her kind, beautiful, vibrant big sister Camilla is a colder, darker place.

Until she discovers the letter. The letter Camie wrote, but never got to send. It's mysteriously addressed to 'You' and dated July 4th - the day of the accident. Desperate to learn the identity of Camie's secret love, Juniper starts to investigate.

But then she loses something herself. A card from her daily ritual, The Happiness Index: little notecards on which she rates the day. The Index has been holding Juniper together since Camie's death - but without this card, there's a hole. And this particular card contains Juniper's own secret: a memory she can't let anyone else find out.

An unforgettable story of love, loss, mistakes and memories.

Wintersmith

Terry Pratchett (Author) , Laura Ellen Andersen (Illustrator) , Laura Ellen Andersen (Cover/Jacket Illustrator)

Witches are odd.

That much is clear to Tiffany. But she likes them . . . in an odd sort of way. Just as she likes Roland . . . in a friend sort of way (which most certainly isn’t odd).

But Tiffany hasn’t really got time to think about Roland, because she has accidentally danced with Winter himself – the Wintersmith.

And now the Wintersmith has a bit of a crush on Tiffany.

According to her friend Daft Wullie, if Tiffany kisses the Wintersmith (an awful thought), her nose turns blue and fall off. According to the witches, if she doesn’t shake off her admirer, there will never be another springtime . . .

‘Characteristically entertaining’
Sunday Times

Skylanders: The Machine of Doom

Onk Beakman (Author)

When word reaches the Skylanders of a giant, ancient and deadly weapon, Spyro, Gill Grunt, Boomer and Eruptor set out to find it before the evil Kaos can get there first. Can Master Eon's group of heroes use their Elemental powers to save Skylands from The Machine of Doom? Find out in this hilarious and exciting novel starring the characters from the smash hit video game 'Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure'.

Skylanders Mask of Power: Gill Grunt and the Curse of the Fish Master

Onk Beakman (Author)

As sea creatures gang up on the landlubbers of Skylands and the mermaids of Last Chance Cove abandon their underwater kingdom, Gill Grunt embarks on an incredible adventure. From the pen of Onk Beakman, based on the smash hit Skylanders video game, Gill Grunt versus the Fish Master is the second novel in the hilarious, enthralling Mask of Power series.

Skylanders Mask of Power: Stump Smash Crosses the Bone Dragon

Onk Beakman (Author)

Based on the characters from the smash hit Skylanders video games, Stump Smash Crosses the Bone Dragon is the sixth installment of the exciting and hilarious Mask of Power series.

The Giggling Forest has been reduced to tears, the Skylanders have been double-crossed and Master Eon has been kidnapped! Step forward Stump Smash to head into battle - against one seriously angry dragon!

Skylanders Mask of Power: Terrafin Battles the Boom Brothers

Onk Beakman (Author)

'Terrafin Battles the Boom Brothers' stars Skylanders hero Terrafin along with game favourites Hot Dog, Sonic Boom and Sprocket.

Boom! When some innocent-looking sweet stuff explodes in a Gillman's face, it leads Terrafin on an amazing journey to the summit of Junk Mountain. Can he and his friends conquer Kaos, or is Skyland's biggest brawler about to meet his match?

Based on the characters from the smash hit Skylanders Giants and SWAP Force video games, this fourth tale in the thrilling Mask of Power series follows on from Spyro Versus the Mega Monsters, Gill Grunt and the Curse of the Fish Master and Lightning Rod Faces the Cyclops Queen.

Skylanders Mask of Power: Trigger Happy Targets the Evil Kaos

Onk Beakman (Author)

The race is on to reach the final segment of the Mask of Power! Can Kaos be stopped from piecing the Mask together and using it to terrorize Skylands? There's one giggling, gold-slinging gremlin who sure thinks so!

Join Trigger Happy and the other heroic Skylanders in this thrilling conclusion to the Mask of Power story series.

Skylanders Mask of Power: Cynder Confronts the Weather Wizard

Onk Beakman (Author)

Storm clouds are gathering - which wouldn't be unusual, if it wasn't for the fact that this is meant to be the Cloudless Desert! As weird weather reports flood in from all over Skylands, Cynder heads off on a mission to the Isle of the Undead to find out what's going on. Whatever it is, it definitely looks like rain!

The secrets of the Mask of Power unfold further in this fifth novel in the story series from the pen of Onk Beakman. Based on the characters from the smash hit Skylanders video games.

Skylanders Mask of Power: Eruptor Meets the Nightmare King

Onk Beakman (Author)

He might be one of Skylands' fieriest characters, but even Eruptor feels a chill in his bones when he sees his own double frozen in ice! What starts with a cold snap leads to a red-hot adventure as everyone's favourite Lava Monster takes on a nightmarish opponent.

The secrets of the Mask of Power unfold further in this seventh thrilling tale based on the characters from the hit Skylanders game world.

Skylanders Mask of Power: Lightning Rod Faces the Cyclops Queen

Onk Beakman (Author)

The greatest Storm Titan of them all is about to make a royal appointment with his biggest challenge yet. Lightning Rod teams up with Drobot, Double Trouble and Pop Fizz to journey to a far-off city where the locals have an eye for trouble!
From the pen of Onk Beakman comes the third tale in the Mask of Power series, based on the characters from the smash hit Skylanders video games.

The Hole Story

Paul Bright (Author) , Bruce Ingman (Illustrator)

When Hamish and Hermione hole are chased out of the cheese where they live, they search the palace for a new place to call home. But the holes cause havoc wherever they go – no one wants holes in their knickers, bike wheel or boat! Exhausted, the pair rest in a piece of wood, only to be discovered by the palace carpenter, who knows that holes can be really useful – especially when you are making beautiful musical instruments.

Puss In Boots

Philip Pullman (Author)

Imagine how Jacques feels when he learns that his older brothers have inherited the mill and the donkey, and all he's got is the CAT!

Well, he's not fed up for long, because he soon discovers that Puss is no ordinary cat... Not only can he talk (which is pretty unusual for a cat), but he's also got brains. And he's got a plan - a plan that involves Jacques, a Royal Princess and a very large fortune!

However, there are some things that Puss hasn't included in his plan, such as a very hungry Ogre, some sleepless Ghouls and more than a touch of magic . . .

Skylanders Mask of Power: Spyro versus the Mega Monsters

Onk Beakman (Author)

Super-sized critters are popping up and causing havoc all over Skylands! Spyro and his fellow Skylanders set out on a mission to work out what's going on and save the day - but it seems the scheming Kaos is intent on beating them to it. Based on the characters from the smash hit Skylanders video game, Spyro versus the Mega Monsters is the very first novel in the new Mask of Power story series.

Watership Down

Richard Adams (Author)

Fiver could sense danger. Something terrible was going to happen to the warren – he felt sure of it. So did his brother Hazel, for Fiver’s sixth sense was never wrong. They had to leave immediately, and they had to persuade the other rabbits to join them. And so begins a long and perilous journey of a small band of rabbits in search of a safe home. Fiver’s vision finally leads them to Watership Down, but here they face their most difficult challenge of all…

Published in 1972 Watership Down is an epic journey, a stirring tale of adventure, courage and survival against the odds.

Percy Jackson and the Greek Heroes

Rick Riordan (Author) , Ben Hughes (Cover/Jacket Illustrator)

IF YOU LIKE POISONINGS, BETRAYALS, MUTILATIONS, MURDERS AND FLESH-EATING FARMYARD ANIMALS, KEEP READING . . .

In this gripping follow-up to Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods, demigod Percy Jackson tells the stories of twelve of the original Greek heroes in all their gory, bloodthirsty glory.

Want to know who cut off Medusa's head? Which hero was raised by a she-bear? Who tamed Pegasus, the winged horse? Percy has all the answers . . .

Rick Riordan is an award-winning writer. He lives in Boston with his wife and two sons. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Rick's first novel featuring the heroic young demigod, was the overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2006 and is now a blockbuster film franchise, starring Logan Lerman.

Half Lost

Sally Green (Author)

The third and final instalment in the breathtaking Half Bad series by Sally Green.

Nathan Byrn is running again. The Alliance of Free Witches has been all but destroyed. Scattered and demoralized, constantly pursued by the Council's Hunters, only a bold new strategy can save the rebels from total defeat. They need the missing half of Gabriel's amulet - an ancient artifact with the power to render its bearer invincible in battle.

But the amulet's guardian - the reclusive and awesomely powerful witch Ledger - has her own agenda. To win her trust, Nathan must travel to America and persuade her to give him the amulet. Combined with his own Gifts, the amulet might just be enough turn the tide for the Alliance and end the bloody civil war between Black and White witches once and for all...

Half Truths

Sally Green (Author)

A new short story from Sally Green, set in the world of Half Bad.

Gabriel Boutin is back in Europe, stuck in the body of a fain.

He's looking for Mercury, the powerful and volatile Black Witch who might be his only hope of regaining his true form.

But Mercury's help won't come cheap, and as Gabriel is put to punishing work to earn her trust, he begins to realise that life as a fain could be a way to escape the violence of his past.

Torn between two paths, can Gabriel find the true Witch within, before he's trapped as a fain forever?

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll (Author) , John Tenniel (Illustrator)

2015 sees the 150th anniversary of ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND by Lewis Carroll, a much-loved, timeless children's classic.
On an ordinary summer's afternoon, Alice tumbles down a hole and an extraordinary adventure begins. In a strange world with even stranger characters, she meets a rabbit with a pocket watch, joins a Mad Hatter's Tea Party, and plays croquet with the Queen! Lost in this fantasy land, Alice finds herself growing more and more curious by the minute . . .

Lewis Carroll, born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-98), grew up in Cheshire in the village of Daresbury, the son of a parish priest. He was a brilliant mathematician, a skilled photographer and a meticulous letter and diary writer. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, inspired by Alice Liddell, the daughter of the Dean of Christ Church in Oxford, was published in 1865, followed by Through the Looking-Glass in 1871. He wrote numerous stories and poems for children including the nonsense poem The Hunting of the Snark and fairy stories Sylvie and Bruno.

Half Wild

Sally Green (Author)

After finally meeting his elusive father, Marcus, and receiving the three gifts that confirm him as a full adult witch, Nathan is still on the run. He needs to find his friend Gabriel and rescue Annalise, now a prisoner of the powerful Black witch Mercury. Most of all he needs to learn how to control his Gift - a strange, wild new power that threatens to overwhelm him.

Meanwhile, Soul O'Brien has seized control of the Council of White Witches and is expanding his war against Black witches into Europe. In response, an unprecedented alliance has formed between Black and White witches determined to resist him. Drawn into the rebellion by the enigmatic Black witch Van Dal, Nathan finds himself fighting alongside both old friends and old enemies. But can all the rebels be trusted, or is Nathan walking into a trap?

All the Bright Places

Jennifer Niven (Author)

A compelling and beautiful story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who wants to die.

'If you're looking for the next The Fault in Our Stars, this is it' - Guardian

A New York Times bestseller.

Soon to be a major film starring Elle Fanning.

Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him.

Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister's recent death.

When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school, it's unclear who saves whom. And when they pair up on a project to discover the 'natural wonders' of their state, both Finch and Violet make more important discoveries: It's only with Violet that Finch can be himself - a weird, funny, live-out-loud guy who's not such a freak after all. And it's only with Finch that Violet can forget to count away the days and start living them. But as Violet's world grows, Finch's begins to shrink. How far will Violet go to save the boy she has come to love?

An intense, gripping novel, perfect for fans of John Green, Jay Asher, Rainbow Rowell, Gayle Forman and Jenny Downham.

Selected as the launch title for the Zoella Book Club.

'This book is amazing - I couldn't put it down' - Zoe Sugg aka Zoella

'A searingly honest and heartbreakingly poignant tale about the power and beauty of love' - Heat

'Sparkling' - Entertainment Weekly

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