After Jonathan and Julie's grandmother dies, they have no choice but to pack their school bags and run away from their alcoholic mother. A powerful tale of one boy's mission to protect his younger sister - no matter what the cost.

After Jonathan and Julie's grandmother dies, they have no choice but to pack their school bags and run away from their alcoholic mother. A powerful tale of one boy's mission to protect his younger sister - no matter what the cost.

Perfect Escape  By Jennifer Brown    Perfection is something that Kendra Bolton has down to a fine art. Having a genius brother, with OCD, isn't easy, the only way to compete for her parents attention is to be perfect herself.  When she gets caught up in a cheating scandal, in her Calc class. For once, Kendra knows exactly how Grayson feels when he says he wants to run away from his OCD.  Packed into her hand-me-down car, the pair flee into a new, perfect life. But its all easier said than…

Perfect Escape / Jennifer Brown "Seventeen-year-old Kendra, living in the shadow of her brother's obsessive-compulsive disorder, takes a life-changing road trip with him.

She’s as magical as the desert sky. As mysterious as her own name. Nobody knows who she is or where she’s from. But everyone loves her for being different. And she captures Leo’s heart with just one smile. Star Girl is a classic of our time that celebrates being true to ourselves and the thrill of first love. A life-changing read that touches souls of all ages.

Star Girl, If I love this book it says ALOT, this would be only 1 of the maybe dozen books I've read in my whole life. I don't like reading, I like watching it on T.

One year + one beach house + zero parents = Ten Things We Shouldn't Have Done… April and I were about to live a sixteen-year-old's dream. House on the beach. No parents. Parties whenever we wanted. Boys whenever we wanted…    A hilarious novel which makes you consider 10 things you shouldn’t have done.

One year + one beach house + zero parents = Ten Things We Shouldn't Have Done

In the form of letters to Leo, written over the course of a year, this moving and lyrical book charts Star Girl's feelings as she comes to terms with the loss of Leo and starts to make new friends.

In the form of letters to Leo, written over the course of a year, this moving and lyrical book charts Star Girl's feelings as she comes to terms with the loss of Leo and starts to make new friends.

After the death of Cosmo's brother, his mum sends him to live with his grandparents.But their carefree times have to come to an end and Cosmo knows his Granddad is losing his mind. On a rare occasion when Granddad seems to recognise him, he gives him a key to Blackbrick Abbey and urges him to go there.Cosmo shrugs it off, but Blackbrick draws him in...Cosmo arrives and finds himself face to face with his grandfather as a young man.Questions begin to form: can Cosmo change his family's future

Back to Blackbrick, by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald

Sam has a lot of reasons to doubt, but when a young girl in her small town is kidnapped, the local tragedy overlaps Sam's personal crisis of faith and the already worn thread holding her together begins to unravel.

Once Was Lost by Sara Zarr (one of my very favourite YA authors). A powerful book about the complexities of family relationships and a crisis of faith.

Bea thinks she's the most boring seventeen-year-old in the world. She's not pretty or popular or funny, unlike her mother who had Bea when she was 17. The only glamorous thing about Bea is the French father who left before she was born and lives in Paris.

Bea thinks she's the most boring seventeen-year-old in the world. She's not pretty or popular or funny, unlike her mother who had Bea when she was The only glamorous thing about Bea is the French father who left before she was born and lives in Paris.

An armed man has barricaded himself in with his wife and child. Through the scope of his sniper rifle, State Trooper Bobby Dodge watches the hostage stand-off unfold - and has only a split second to react...  Just like watching an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie on the couch with your special someone, this has plenty of spine-tingling moments you can use as an excuse to hold onto them...

Chasers The alone series When Jesse crawls out of the wreckage of a subway car and emerges into daylight, he’s greeted by a living nightmare.

From the winner of the Whitbread Children's Book Award the Carnegie Medal and the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Award comes the extraordinary prequel to the award-winning Skellig.  This one’s a seriously serious date! Probably more than a one night stand for most…

Creative, intelligent, nine-year-old Mina keeps a journal in her own disorderly way that reveals how her mind is growing into something extraordinary, especially after she begins homeschooling under the direction of her widowed mother.


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