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Books for Young Adults

Books for Young Adults

Big enough to get lost in but small enough to find a really good book to read, we think our Young Adult section is possibly the best in South London.

A Good Girl's Guide To Murder

A Good Girl's Guide To Murder

Paperback £7.99

Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. But having grown up in the same small town that was consumed by the crime, Pippa Fitz-Amobi isn’t so sure.

When she chooses the case as the topic for her final project, she starts to uncover secrets that someone in town desperately wants to stay hidden. And if the real killer is still out there, how far will they go to keep Pip from the truth . . .

War Storm

War Storm

Paperback £7.99

VICTORY COMES AT A PRICE. Mare Barrow learned this all too well when Cal’s betrayal nearly destroyed her. Now determined to protect her heart-and secure freedom for Reds and newbloods like her-Mare resolves to overthrow the kingdom of Norta once and for all

. . starting with the crown on Maven’s head.

The Light Between Worlds

The Light Between Worlds

Paperback £7.99

Six years ago, Evelyn and Philippa Hapwell were swept from war-torn England and into a woodland fantasy kingdom. Now back in the real world, eldest sister Philippa is relieved, but Evelyn is grieving for the magical place she called home. When she goes missing, Philippa must confront the truth of what happened to them, and the lengths her little sister was willing to go for a chance to return to the kingdom of her heart …

On the Come Up

On the Come Up

Paperback £7.99

Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. It’s hard to get your come up, though, when you’re labelled “trouble” at school and your fridge at home is empty after your mum loses her job. But Bri’s success is all that stands between her family and homelessness, so she doesn’t just want to make it – she has to. Even if it means becoming exactly what the public expects her to be.

The Hand, The Eye & The Heart

The Hand, The Eye & The Heart

Paperback £7.99

Zhilan was assigned female at birth. Despite a gift for illusions, they know they are destined to live out their life within the confines of the women’s quarter. But when civil war sets the empire aflame, Zhilan is determined save their disabled father from the battlefield. By taking his place. Surviving brutal army training as a boy – Zhi – is only the first challenge. In the glittering court of the Land of Dragons, love and betrayal are two sides of the same smile, and soon the fate of a nation rests on Zhi’s shoulders.

But to win, they must decide where their heart truly belongs…

Shadow In The North

Shadow In The North

Paperback £7.99

Sally Lockhart is twenty-two, and running her own financial consultancy – a thoroughly modern woman in a world of pompous men – but she’s about to be thrown headlong into a vicious web of murder, mystery and pure evil. When a client’s lost investment appears suspicious, Sally investigates.

Soon she is ensnared in a whirl of high-society danger and deceit, which can lead her in only one direction – to the terrifying secret of the Shadow in the North.hat’s all we can tell you…..

To All The Boys I've Loved Before

To All The Boys I've Loved Before

Paperback £6.99

Lara Jean keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. One for every boy she’s ever loved. When she writes, she can pour out her heart and soul and say all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only.

Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control.

The Poet X

The Poet X

Paperback £7.99

Xiomara has always kept her words to herself. When it comes to standing her ground in her Harlem neighbourhood, she lets her fists and her fierceness do the talking.

But X has secrets – her feelings for a boy in her bio class, and the notebook full of poems that she keeps under her bed. And a slam poetry club that will pull those secrets into the spotlight. Because in spite of a world that might not want to hear her, Xiomara refuses to stay silent.

The Girl Who Came Out Of The Woods

The Girl Who Came Out Of The Woods

Paperback £7.99

Arty has always lived in the Clearing, a commune hidden in the forests of south India. But her happy life, separate from the rest of the world, is shattered after a terrible event. For the first time, Arty must leave her home, and head into the intriguing but frightening outside world.

On the streets of India, a chance encounter leads to her becoming an unwilling overnight celebrity. As she embarks on her journey, she discovers she is being followed by thousands of strangers, who seem to know her every move… Forced to fight against mysterious hashtags and being constantly photographed, how can she find the help she desperately needs?

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