GEMMA MALLEY: The Returners (Declaration Bk 3)
Will Hodge's life is a mess! His mother is dead, he has no friends and he thinks he is being followed by a strange group of people who tell him they know him. But Will can't remember them ...at first. And when he does he doesn't like what he can remember. While Will is struggling with unsettling memories, he learns that his past is a lot deeper than many people's, and he has to find out if he is strong enough to break links with the powerful hold that history has on him.
MARCUS ZUSAK: Fighting Ruben Wolf
Cameron and Ruben Wolfe become embroiled in a ruthless underground world of sleazy amateur boxing, 50 bucks for a win, a decent tip for a loss. The intensity of this kind of fighting goes beyond the obvious violence and danger, though, as Cameron wonders whether he even wants to come out from his brother's shadow and both boys seek an identity beyond that of their painfully harsh working class family's. A story about respect, stubborn pride, and real brotherly love.
CLIFF McNISH: Savannah Grey
Strange things are happening to fifteen-year-old Savannah Grey. Birds behave erratically; gusts of wind blow leaves so fiercely they seem to lure people away. And Savannah discovers she has supernatural powers. Meanwhile, she feels drawn to the new boy Reece whose life is even stranger than hers. Quickly Savannah and Reece realise that nature has a purpose for them both. For they are on course to meet the vile and evil Ocrassa, who wants to corrupt nature itself.
PAUL STEWART & CHRIS RIDDELL: Wyrmeweald
Young pioneer, Micah, enters Wrymeweald to make his fortune. But this is a land where wyrmes, fabulous dragon-like beasts, roam wild and reign supreme. After a near-brush with death Micah meets Eli, a veteran tracker of Wrymeweald and they defend a rare whitewyrme egg and its precious hatchling before it falls into the hands of a band of evil Kith. But the fledgling wyrme has its own guardian in the shape of the beautiful, brave and dangerous Thrace. This unlikely team join forces on a mission to rescue the hatchling but things go from bad to worse until flight seems the only option.
MICHAEL GRANT: Hunger
The clock is ticking for Sam Temple and the kids of Perdido Beach and it's starvation that threatens the FAYZ. In an abandoned mine shaft a faceless animal lurks - hungry in the darkness. Soon, fear explodes into desperation as starvation sets in and the mob look to place blame. For the 'normals' the buck must stop somewhere: with the 'freaks'. More and more kids are developing strange powers and, just as frighteningly, so are the animals in the FAYZ: talking coyotes, swimming bats and deadly worms with razor-sharp teeth are just the beginning. The sequel to Gone.
DARREN SHAN: The Thin Executioner
A brilliant and brand new story of swords, sand and sorcery from the endless imagination that brought you the Demonata series. New characters -- same excitement, action and terror! In a harsh, unforgiving world of slavery and glorified executions, one boy's humiliation leads him to embark on a perilous quest to the faraway lair of a mysterious god. It is a dark, brutal, nightmarish journey which few have ever survived. But to Jebel Rum, the risk is worth it! to retrieve his honour! to win the hand of the girl he loves! to wield unimaginable power! and to become the Thin Executioner!
ANDY McNAB: Dropzone Bk 1
Ethan Blake is seventeen and desperate to escape from his dead-end life. When he sees someone B.A.S.E. jump from the top of his block of flats, it changes the way he sees the world for ever. Soon, Ethan is caught up in the adrenaline-fuelled world of skydiving. He's a natural, so it's no surprise when he's invited to join an elite skydive team, but is he signing up for more than just jumping out of planes? The team's involved in covert military operations - missions that require a special kind of guts, missions so secret even MI5 denies all knowledge.
ALYSON NOEL: The Immortals: Blue Moon
Things have changed for Ever since she met her beloved Damen – not least because she’s got a whole new set of powers, courtesy of her new Immortal status. Just as she's getting stronger, though, Damen seems to be weakening. Panicked at the thought of losing him, Ever finds a path to the in-between world known as Summerland, where she learns the secrets of Damen’s tortured past. But in searching for a cure for him, Ever accidentally discovers a way to twist time so she can save her family from the accident that killed them. It’s all she’s ever wanted – but so is Damen. And Ever must choose between them . . .
TAMSYN MURRAY: My So-called Afterlife
Lucy Shaw is not your average fifteen year old - for a start, she's dead - and she's also trapped haunting the men's toilets on Carnaby Street. So when a lighting engineer called Jeremy walks in and she realises he can see and hear her, she isn't about to let him walk out of her afterlife. Not least until he's updated her on what's happening in her beloved soaps. With Jeremy's help, Lucy escapes the toilet and is soon meeting up with other ghosts, including the perpetually enraged Hep and the snogtastic Ryan. But when Jeremy suggests Lucy track down the man who murdered her, things go down hill.
PATRICK NESS: Monsters of Men
Three armies march on New Prentisstown, each one intent on destroying the others. Todd and Viola are caught in the middle, with no chance of escape. As the battles commence, how can they hope to stop the fighting? How can there be peace when they’re so hopelessly outnumbered? And if war makes monsters of men, what terrible choices await? But then a third voice breaks into the battle, one bent on revenge… This is the final volume in the prize-winning Chaos Walking trilogy.
DEREK LANDY: Skulduggery Pleasant: Dark days
The latest tense, action-packed book in the series, full of one-liners and imaginative set pieces. There's a new threat to our plucky heroine, of course. But that's not all. There's also the little fact of the Big Bad, the uber-baddy who's going to come along and really, really destroy the world. (Really.) And what we learn about that villain in this book will literally make your jaw fall off and your hair go white with shock. (Not really.) Will Skulduggery make it out of the Faceless Ones' dimension? Who knows. The problem is, he may not have much to come back to!
ANNE CASSIDY: Guilt Trip
Ali's life is falling apart. She's drifting away from her boyfriend and her best mate. She's got a crush on someone else's boyfriend - but more than that, she's bored. So when she and her friends save Daniel from a suicide attempt, she welcomes the diversion of befriending him. Until a row one night leads to his accidental death. Now Ali and her group have a decision to make: stay quiet or face the consequences. And one of them has decided that it's time to speak up. . .