Young Adult Fiction
The Isobel Journal: Just a Northern Girl from Where Nothing Really Happens
A scrapbook of the eighteen-year-old author's sketches, mini-graphic novels, photographs and captions, this book captures her wit, her observations and her creative talent as she takes us through the three central themes in her...
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Saenz. Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When...
These Broken Stars
The first in a sweeping science fiction trilogy, These Broken Stars is a timeless love story about hope and survival in the face of unthinkable odds.
June and Day have sacrificed so much for the people of the Republic - and each other - and now their country is on the brink of a new peaceful existence. June is back in the good graces of the Republic, working within the...
The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered - fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she's known, Tris...
Man Made Boy
Monsters and heroes aren't born - they're made - in this brilliantly original novel and funny, fantastical coming-of-age story.
Rosa has spent all her life on an island of festering legend and never-ending rain. Nick's mother has become a celebrity overnight and Nick is catapulted to the headlines... When the lives of the two teenagers collide, they find...
The Killing Woods
Emily's dad is accused of killing a teenage girl. She's sure he's innocent, and is determined to discover the truth of what happened. But her journey leads her to discover that dangerous games are being played in the woods at...
If you could be anywhere in a moment, where would you go? If you discovered something was very wrong with this perfect world, what would you do? Action and danger fuel this near-future thriller in a fresh take on technology,...
Both exhilarating and wrenching, Hilary T. Smith's debut novel captures the messy glory of being alive, as seventeen-year-old Kiri Byrd discovers love, loss, chaos, and murder woven into a summer of music, madness, piercing...
Exciting teenage fiction about a young girl who takes the plunge and travels to Europe alone.
Teardrop: (Teardrop Trilogy Book 1)
Seventeen-year-old Eureka won't let anyone close enough to feel her pain. After her mother was killed in a freak accident, the things she used to love hold no meaning. She wants to escape, but one thing holds her back: Ander, the...
The Disappearance of Ember Crow
The Tribe is settling back into life in the Firstwood. But Ashala Wolf is struggling to control her Sleepwalking ability -- it has become unpredictable and dangerous. Then Ember Crow goes missing and Ashala discovers her friend...
Alyn, Jes, Ryan and Elsa are Nowhere. A concrete cube in the middle of a dense forest. Imprisoned inside are one hundred teenagers from all over the country. They're all criminals. But none of them remember committing any crimes....
The Paladin Prophecy: Book One
Will West is careful to live life under the radar. At his parents' insistence, he's made sure to get mediocre grades and to stay in the middle of the pack on his cross-country team. At the same time, coincidentally - or not so -...
Hold Your Breath
Some gifts can be deadly...
Fifteen-year-old Silver is an Elite, a citizen of Neo-Babel chosen to guard the city due to her superior DNA. She'd never dream of leaving - but then she fails to prevent the assassination of Neo Babel's president, setting off a...
Mortality Doctrine: the Eye of Minds
For Michael and the other gamers, the VirtNet can make your wildest fantasies become real. And the more hacking skills you have, the more fun. Who wants to play by the rules anyway? But some rules were made for a reason. One gamer...
The Raven Boys
This is the first book in a new quarter from the bestselling author of SHIVER. Blue has always been told that if she kisses her true love, he will die. Look out for the next book, THE DREAM THIEVES, out 18th September 2013!
My name is Harriet Manners, and I am still a geek. MODEL MISFIT is the sequel to No. 1 UK debut GEEK GIRL.
The Last Girl
The end of the world happened quickly. The sun still shone, there was no explosion - just a tsunami-sized wave of human thought drowning the world in telepathic noise as everyone's inner-most secrets became audible. Everyone's...
It's senior year, and Kenzie discovers she's pregnant. Her determination to keep her baby is something her boyfriend and mother do not understand. So she is sent to Spain, where she will live out her pregnancy, and her baby will...
The Clockwork Scarab
Prolific author Colleen Gleason's YA debut is The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen for teen girls! Investigator Mina Holmes and vampire-hunter Evaline Stoker team up to fight crime on behalf of the British Empire in Victorian...
A dark and sexy reimagining of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale
Being a Boy
Picture Me Gone
Twelve-year-old Mila travels with her father to upstate New York to visit friends and family, who may lead them to clues to the whereabouts of her father's best friend, who has gone missing.
The new bestseller from the award-winning Sophie McKenzie.
A gripping mystery-adventure set in the 1930s interwar period about a character desperately searching for his identity.
All the Truth That’s in Me
Four years ago, Judith and her best friend disappeared from their small town of Roswell Station. Two years later, only Judith returned, permanently mutilated, reviled and ignored by her friends and family. But when Roswell...
The House of the Scorpion
A National Book Award Winner A Newbery Honor BookSome see Matt as a beast. But for El Patro n, Matt is a guarantee of eternal life, for they share the same DNA. Matt tries to understand his existence while facing sinister...
Lord of Opium
The long-awaited sequel to the international award-winning YA novel, The House of the Scorpion.
The acclaimed author of ANNA DRESSED IN BLOOD returns with an incredible story about ancient gods, modern love and an epic fight for survival
The highly anticipated prequel to the bestselling Alex Rider series, charting the journey of a young assassin.
The Night Itself
When Mio steals the family's katana - a priceless ancestral sword - from her parents' attic, she just wants to spice up a fancy-dress costume. But the katana is much more than some dusty antique and her actions unleash a terrible,...
Fingerprints of You
A teen embarks on the road trip of a lifetime in this authentic, beautifully written debut novel that Judy Blume says is sure to appeal to both teens and adults.
United We Spy
The sixth book in the Gallagher Girls series takes Cammie and her spy-school friends on another wildly entertaining mission. With new assignments, new targets and new missions, this is an explosive finale to the globally...
Little Women and Me
Fans of Little Women will love this modern twist on an old favorite.
Allies and Assassins
They killed his brother. Now they're coming for him...As the second prince of Archenfield, Jared never expected to rule. But behind the walls of the castle is a dark and dangerous court where murder and intrigue are never far...
More Than This
A boy called Seth drowns, desperate and alone in his final moments, losing his life as the pounding sea claims him. But then he wakes. He is naked, thirsty, starving. But alive. How is that possible? He remembers dying, his bones...
Love in Revolution
Esteya is fifteen. As war rumbles closer, Esteya's brother - an important figure in the Revolutionary Communist Party - is able to protect their family from the worst of the privations of war. Then Esteya meets an extraordinary...
H.I.V.E. 8: Deadlock
Otto and Raven are desperate to rescue their friends from the clutches of Anastasia Furan, head of the evil Disciples organisation. First they must track down the location of the Glasshouse, the prison where Furan trains children...
All Our Yesterdays
Em must travel back in time to prevent a catastrophic time machine from ever being invented, while Marina battles to prevent the murder of the boy she loves --
The Big Dry
Heat. Drought. Dust storms. People missing everyday. The city turning into a ghost town. But the biggest danger for George and his younger brother Beeper is not the weather. It's Emily, a girl who moves like a ballet dancer,...
Leah escapes the siege in her school, but she can't avoid wrestling with impossible choices in this topical, terrifying new novel that's essential reading for teens everywhere.
Silence, a street kid, finds Friday and she joins him in a gang led by beautiful, charismatic Arden. When Silence is involved in a crime, the gang escapes to a ghost town in the outback. In Murungal Creek, the town of never...
Eleanor & Park
Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this stunning debut tells thestory of two star-crossed misfits falling in love for the first time. 5 1/2 x8 1/4.
Zac and Mia
The last person Zac expects in the room next door is a girl like Mia, angry and feisty with questionable taste in music. In the real world, he wouldn't - couldn't - be friends with her. In hospital different rules apply, and what...
Boarding for a term in the wilderness, sixteen-year-old Sibylla expects the gruesome outdoor education program - but friendship complications, and love that goes wrong? They're extra-curricula.
Friendship and trust inspire Standish to rise up againt an oppressive regime and expose the truth about a planned moon landing in this utterly original and spell-binding book.
The Fault in Our Stars
Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly...
A mesmerising selkie novel from multi-award winning, internationally acclaimed Australian author, Margo Lanagan - one of the most exciting voices in speculative fiction.
Fairytales for Wilde Girls
With a motley pack of possibly imaginary friends watching over her, Isola Wilde feels safe, loved. But even her protectors can't save her from the anguish of watching her mother's illness take over their house.
The Whole of My World
Desperate to escape her grieving father and harbouring her own terrible secret, Shelley disappears into the intoxicating world of AFL. Joining a motley crew of footy tragics - and, best of all, making friends with one of the star...
In the early 1900s, Sadie is forced to relinquish her young daughter. This single act has consequences that ripples through the generations. Her daughter, Edna, is raised in a Melbourne convent, by an enclosed order of nuns. In a...
The FitzOsbornes at War
In this third installment to the Montmaray Journals, Sophie and her family come together to support the war effort during World War I, meanwhile fighting to protect their beloved Montmaray --
Jepp, Who Defied the Stars
Thrilling, romantic and in turns heart-warming and heartbreaking, Jepp is a highly original and unforgettable story about one young mans struggle to escape his destiny. Based on the resl 17th centuary historical figure, Jepp's...
Freaks Like Us
For this teenage boy, black clouds have fangs! And he must evade them if he's ever going to see his best friend, and the girl he loves, again. This brilliantly witty and searingly honest coming-of-age story invites you into the...
It's the mid-1990s, and fifteen year-old Guernsey schoolgirls, Renee and Flo, are not really meant to be friends. Thoughtful, introspective and studious Flo couldn't be more different to ambitious, extroverted and sexually curious...
The Extinction Gambit
Kingsley Ward is in dire trouble. Instead of thrilling the audience with his death-defying escapology, his first performance ends in disaster when his hidden wolfish nature bursts free. That same night, his father is abducted and...
Joyous and Moonbeam
Two of the most unlikely people meet in the most unlikely place. Joyous calls her Moonbeam. When you're fifteen life can make you angry; and families can get seriously messed up. But Joyous has the knack of working things around a...
The Infernal Devices trilogy, a prequel to bestselling The Mortal Instruments trilogy, follows 16-year-old orphan Tessa Fell, whose quiet life is thrown into turmoil when her older brother Nathaniel suddenly vanishes, leaving her...
Life in Outer Space
Sam Kinnison is a geek, and he's totally fine with that. He has his horror movies, his nerdy friends, World of Warcraft and until Princess Leia turns up in his bedroom, worry about girls he will not. Then Camilla Carter arrives...
It's summer in St Kilda. Fifteen-year-old Sky is looking forward to great records and nefarious activities with Nancy, her older, wilder friend. Her brother - Super Agent Gully - is on a mission to unmask the degenerate who...
Cry Blue Murder
Celia and Alice share everything -- their secrets, hopes and the increasing horror that a killer is on the loose and abducting schoolgirls just like them. Three bodies have been found. From within the depths of a police...
Imagine there is someone you like so much that just thinking about them leaves you desperate and reckless. You crave them in a way that's not rational, not right, and you're becoming somebody you don't recognise, and certainly...
City of Lost Souls
Can the lost be reclaimed? What price is too high to pay for love? Who can be trusted when sin and salvation collide? Love. Blood. Betrayal. Revenge. Darkness threatens to claim the Shadowhunters in the harrowing fifth book of the...
A Corner of White
Fourteen-year-old Madeleine Tully has run away from home with her mother. They are now living in an attic in Cambridge, but Madeleine knows it's just until her father forgives her and takes them back home. In the meantime, she is...
This is Not a Test
It's the end of the world. Six students have taken cover in Cortege High but shelter is little comfort when the dead outside won't stop pounding on the doors. One bite is all it takes to kill a person and bring them back as a...
The New Recruit: Liam Scott Book 1
What if your prank killed your best friend. Could you live with yourself? You try to forget, and move on with your life; you enrol in Army training, you want to make something of your life. The training is tough, gruelling and it...
Steal My Sunshine
During a Melbourne heatwave, Hannah's family life begins to distort beyond her deepest fears. It's going to take more than a cool change to fix it, but how can a girl who lives in the shadows take on the task alone? Feeling...
Into That Forest
From one of Australia's foremost literary talents, this is an unforgettable and heartbreaking story about two young girls living in the wild with Tasmanian Tigers.
Pennies for Hitler
It's 1939, and for Georg, son of an English academic living in Germany, life is full of cream cakes and loving parents. It is also a time when his teacher measures the pupils' heads to see which of them have the most 'Aryan' -...
From multi-award-winning author Judith Clarke, this is a magnificent and deeply moving story about two girls, a life-long friendship, and the heart's search for the real true thing. Ages 14+.
Shahana: Through My Eyes
A moving story of one child's life in a conflict zone: Shahana, a young girl living in war-torn Kashmir.
The Feathered Man
In a German town long ago there was a Toothpuller's apprentice called Klaus. He didn't mean to get into trouble. It wasn't his fault that he happened to see the Toothpuller find a diamond in the tooth of a dead man in Frau...
There is a girl. Slowly, she pulled the hood from her head. Green eyes, black hair. Lena Duchannes. There is a curse. On the Sixteenth Moon, the Sixteenth Year, the Book will take what it's been promised. And no one can stop it....
The Zigzag Effect
Backstage mischief. Secret kisses. Mysterious mishaps. Is Sage's holiday job a little too interesting? This is highly entertaining, original, pacy rom-crime for teenagers who like their fiction fast, funny and chock-full of sass.
Where Things Come Back
Just when 17-year-old Cullen Witter thinks he understands everything about his small and painfully dull Arkansas town, it all disappears. Tinged with melancholy and regret, comedy and absurdity, this novel finds wonder in the...
Finding Cherokee Brown
When I decided to write a book about my life I thought I'd have to make loads of stuff up. I mean, who wants to read about someone like me? But as soon as I started writing, the weirdest thing happened. I found out I wasn't who I...
The Forgotten Pearl
When Chloe visits her grandmother, she learns how close the Second World War came to destroying her family. Could the experiences of another time help Chloe to face her own problems? In 1941, Poppy lives in Darwin, a peaceful...
JD's father has been burnt alive by the Silver Men. His mother has run away. Lost in the desert without water, JD meets a strange old man whose mouth has been sewn shut. That man's secret will save his life. The search for his...
Cal, Brick and Daisy are three ordinary teenagers whose lives suddenly take a terrifying turn for the worst. They begin to trigger a reaction in everybody they meet, that makes friends and strangers alike want to tear them to...
A descendant of the inspiration for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, sixteen-year-old Alyssa Gardner fears she is mentally ill like her mother until she finds that Wonderland is real and, if she passes a series of tests to fix...
June and Day make their way to Las Vegas where they join the rebel Patriot group and become involved in an assassination plot against the Elector in hopes of saving the Republic.
Buried alive in a coffin, Cal's chances of survival are running out as fast as the air around him. Thanks to his unknown attackers, he's lost the Jewel and the Riddle, and his life hangs in the balance. Meanwhile, Gabbi - Cal's...
The Best Day of My Life
An absorbing, emotionally engrossing story about a young Indian girl who is cast out by her family when she develops leprosy.
2113. In Jenna Strong's world, ACID - the most brutal, controlling police force in history - rule supreme. No throwaway comment or muttered dissent goes unnoticed - or unpunished. And it was ACID agents who locked Jenna away for...
'5 years ago, I died. 178 minutes later, I woke up.' In this post-apocalyptic thriller a deadly virus mutation sees teenagers raised from the dead and trained to be vicious soldiers until Wren, the deadliest Reboot, joins forces...
What would you do if your entire memory had been erased?
A Ring Through Time
Allie Bennett has moved to Norfolk Island with her family, and as the texts and phone calls with her friends back in Sydney dwindle, Allie feels increasingly alone. The instant attraction that occurs between Allie and her...
A Dream of Lights
A powerful and moving stand-alone novel for anyone who loved A GATHERING LIGHT or BETWEEN SHADES OF GREY, in which a teenage girl struggles against the odds for survival in a North Korean prison camp... From the author of A...
New Guinea Moon
A captivating coming of age story for younger teens, set in New Guinea around the time of independence. Julie has grown up not knowing her father. When she comes to stay with him one long summer, she learns to appreciate not only...
On board the moletrain Medes, Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt. But no matter how spectacular it is, travelling the endless rails of the railsea, Sham can't shake the sense that there is...
The Fifth Wave
The 1st Wave Took out half a million people. The 2nd Wave Put that number to shame. The 3rd Wave Lasted a little longer. Twelve weeks ...Four billion dead. In the 4th Wave , You can't trust that people are still people. And...
If the only way to save the world was to destroy what you loved most, would you do it? The clock is ticking. Everyone must choose. Passion. Power. Secrets. Enchantment. In this third and final instalment of the bestselling ...
Dance of Shadows
Dark forces are unleashed by the intense passion of one young dancer in a dark, seductive and highly dramatic thriller.
The Lunar Chronicles: Scarlet
Scarlet Benoit's grandmother is missing. The police have closed her case. The only person Scarlet can turn to is Wolf, a street fighter she does not trust, but they are drawn to each other. Meanwhile, in New Beijing, Cinder will...
The 31 December deadline is fast approaching, and Cal's enemies are closing in on all sides. With so many answers finally imminent-meeting Eric Blair, finding out the truth about the twin baby abduction-it's crucial that Cal...
The Things We Did for Love
Arianne knew Luc as a child, of course she did. Everyone in Samaroux knows each other. But he's been away, and five years really makes a difference to a boy. A young man. As they fall headily into love - first love - their world...
Descended from witches, high school senior Nadia can tell as soon as her family moves to Captive's Sound that the town is under a dark and powerful spell. Then she meets Mateo, the teenage local whose cursed dreams predict the...
Department 19: Battle Lines
Book 3 from the talent behind the bestselling hardback YA debut of 2011. Dracula is on the verge of coming into his full power. Department 19 is on the back foot. Ladies and gentlemen: welcome to war. The stakes? Mankind's very...
Just One Day
When sheltered American good girl Allyson LuLu Healey first meets laid-back Dutch actor Willem De Ruiter at an underground performance of Twelfth Night in England, there's an undeniable spark.
Cassel Sharpe, a powerful transformation worker, is torn between his decision to work for the federal government and his love for Lila, who has joined her father's criminal organization.
Described as 'Alex Rider joins the X-men!' this is an exciting, action-packed new superhero series. Fourteen-year-old Sam Lee has a secret. He is Goldrush, the newest and youngest member of Vanguard Prime, a team of elite...
The Darkest Minds
Sixteen-year-old Ruby breaks out of a government-run 'rehabilitation camp' for teens who acquired dangerous powers after surviving a virus that wiped out most American children --
No Shame, No Fear
1662 - England is reeling from the after-effects of civil war, with its clashes of faith and culture. Seventeen-year-old Will returns home after completing his studies, to begin an apprenticeship arranged by his wealthy father....
Holier Than Thou
From the author of Good Oil, this extraordinary, bittersweet novel portrays a slice of Australian city life through an unforgettable girl named Holly who is navigating the nuances and complexities of being in her early 20s.
A Confusion of Princes
A grand adventure that spans galaxies and lifetimes, A Confusion of Princes is also a page-turning thriller, a tender romance, and a powerful exploration of what it means to be human. From the fertile imagination of Garth Nix,...
The History Keepers: The Storm Begins
Jake Djones' parents have gone missing and they could be anywhere in the world - at any time in history. Because the Djones family have a secret, which they've managed to keep - even from each other. They belong to the HISTORY...
Maximum Ride: Nevermore
One last chance... For Max, Fang, and Dylan... Before it all ends. Are you ready for the final chapter? Are you ready for the ultimate flight? Because this is it.
How to Keep a Boy from Kissing You
Sweet sixteen and never been kissed - and that's the way Aurora Skye wants it to be. She's too busy finding Potential Princes (TM) for her two best friends, counseling her sensitive New Age dad and dealing with the unexpected...
A terrifying dystopian vampire thriller from a huge new talent.
The first in an exciting and atmospheric new YA series from the Queen of Historical Fiction!
To Hope And Back
Lisa and Sol board the luxury ship St. Louis in Hamburg, Germany on May 13, 1939. They are Jewish, as are almost all of the passengers on board, and although war has not been officially declared in Europe, the Nazis have been...
For 700 years, the souls of Romeo and Juliet have repeatedly inhabited the bodies of newly deceased people to battle to the death as sworn enemies, until they meet for the last time as two Southern California high-school...
Matthew's father had lion's feet and his mother had gills, and
both fled the modern-day city to live in underground Safe, a secret
community of freaks, ghost-whisperers, and disabled outcasts hidden
beyond the subways and...
The Face on the Milk Carton
No one ever really paid close attention to the faces of the missing children on the milk cartons. But as Janie Johnson glances at the face of the ordinary little girl--a three-year-old who had been kidnapped 12 years before from a...
Falling to Ash
Trapped between two very different worlds, newly made vampire Moth is struggling to find her place in either. Not only does she have to answer to her strict Irish-Catholic Dad, but her over-protective maker, Theo, is intent on...
Alex has escaped from Rule - but what new horrors face her in the ravaged world outside? The terrifying follow-up to the hugely popular Ashes.
A World Between Us
A country is torn apart by civil war as a young woman serving as a nurse is torn apart by her conflicting feelings for two young men. As the battles rage around her Felix has to make her choicesin this passionate historical...
A must-read and memorable tale of a young boy fighting to survive, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011
Teenagers Waverly and Kieran were part of the first generation born in space - and the first to fall in love. Cruelly wrenched apart when enemy ship the New Horizon attacked their own vessel the Empyrean, they have finally been...
Wereworld: Nest of Serpents (Book 4)
War Has Gripped The Seven Realms... Young Werewolf Drew Ferran, rightful king of Westland, has rushed to the aid of the besieged Staglords, whose mountain stronghold is surrounded by the forces of the Werelion Prince Lucas. No...
Spook’s: Slither’s Tale: Book 11
Slither is a haizda mage who preys upon humans, drinking their blood to feed his dark urges. So when a local farmer dies, it's only natural that Slither should want to feast on his lovely daughters. But then the farmer offers him...
The thrilling sequel to Blood SongThe rain wanted to be ocean; the ice in the mountain caps wanted freedom. I never knew that water held such longing. The clouds above my head rumbled like a growling wolf, impatient to...
Legacy Of Tril Soulbound
Sixteen year old Kaya is a Healer. She lives in Tril, a world where Barrons fight an ongoing war against the evil Graplar king, and Healers tend to the Barrons when they are wounded.
Love will kill us all.
I blow her a kiss. She catches it and puts it in her pocket for later like she always does. And then it happens. Why doesn't she look? Why doesn't the bus brake? Why is my body frozen? When 16-and-a-half-year-old Clementine...
A Midsummer Tights Dream
It's the hotly anticipated sequel to the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, WITHERING TIGHTS - laugh your tights off as Tallulah Casey and her bonkers mates return for a new term at Dother Hall performing arts college. Boys,...
First there was DARK INSIDE, now there is RAGE WITHIN - this heart-stopping, page-turning saga of rage, hope and survival continues ...
Clarity Clare Fern sees things no one else can see. Things like stolen kisses and long-buried secrets. All she has to do is touch a certain object, and the visions come to her. It's a gift. And a curse.
Perception: A Clarity Novel
When you can see things others can't, what happens when someone is watching you? Everybody knows about Clarity Clare Fern. She's the psychic girl in school, the one who can place her hands on something and see hidden visions...
Tunneling to the Center of the Earth: Stories
Southern gothic at its best, laced with humor and pathos, these wonderfully inventive stories explore the relationship between loss and death and the many ways in which people try to cope with both.
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