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The Way I Am Now

The anticipated sequel to the internationally bestselling TikTok sensation The Way I Used To Be.

There was a time, the darkest of times, when Eden thought the only person who could save her was Josh. He was everything that was good in the world – a trusting heart, a loving touch, a kind smile. But he was never meant to be her saviour. Eden had to do that on her own. Now Eden has started college and faced up to her rapist, it seems like they might finally be in the right place at the right time to make a relationship work. But as the trial that will determine if Eden gets the justice she deserves looms, opening unhealed wounds, can their love withstand the pressure?

I Kick and I Fly


In Bihar, India, fourteen-year-old Heera is living on borrowed time. Like most families in her lane, her father plans to sell her into the sex trade to repay his loans.

But after a chance meeting with a kung fu instructor, Heera realises there is another way. Through martial arts, Heera learns her body isn’t an object to be commodified, but something she can use to protect herself and those she loves. So when her best friend from school goes missing, Heera embarks on a daring rescue mission that will take her all the way to New York.

"In I KICK AND I FLY, Ruchira Gupta has given young readers an irresistible story, and also one that could save lives. This book is a gift." —Gloria Steinem, writer and feminist activist 

The Way I Used to Be


‘After finishing this book, my heart was pounding and I couldn’t find words big enough to describe how brilliant, beautiful, and powerful it is.’ L.E. Flynn, author of All Eyes On Her

All Eden wants is to rewind the clock. To live that day again. She would do everything differently. Not laugh at his jokes or ignore the way he was looking at her that night. And she would definitely lock her bedroom door.

But Eden can’t turn back time. So she buries the truth, along with the girl she used to be. She pretends she doesn’t need friends, doesn’t need love, doesn’t need justice. But as her world unravels, one thing becomes clear: the only person who can save Eden … is Eden.

Dogs of the Deadlands

‘It broke my heart and then splinted it back together again… Magnificent.’ Hannah Gold, bestselling author of The Last Bear 

‘A dog’s eye perspective that’s so vivid you can almost taste the earthworms.’ FT, YA Book of the Year

‘This visceral story of heartbreak and survival…has the memorable feel of a classic.’ The Guardian, Best children’s and YA books of 2022

Chernobyl, 1986. Natasha’s world is coming to an end. Forced to evacuate her home in the middle of the night, she must leave her puppy behind and has no idea if she’ll ever return. 

Some time later, growing up in the shadow of the ruined nuclear power plant, pups Misha and Bratan need to learn how to live wild – and fast. Creatures with sharp teeth, claws and yellow eyes lurk in the overgrown woods. And they’re watching the brothers’ every move…

Rani Reports

What do a priceless painting, a minotaur, a lighthouse and a glass eye have in common? They’re all part of a treasure trail set by an eccentric millionaire. For 10-year-old aspiring journalist Rani it couldn’t be more perfect. A chance for adventure and also a shot at getting the perfect scoop for a story competition in the local newspaper. Joining forces with her mischievous Nani who is visiting from Mauritius, she sets out to get to the bottom of the mystery. But solving the clues isn’t so simple…and neither is outwitting rival wannabe journalist Lexi. Can Rani and Nani crack the code and avoid a dangerous nemesis determined to take the prize at any cost?


We are in an epidemic. An epidemic of unhappiness. 

Friends, here is the good news: HappyHead has the answer.


When Seb is offered a place on a radical retreat designed to solve the national crisis of teenage unhappiness, he is determined to change how people see him and make his parents proud. But as he finds himself drawn to the enigmatic Finn, Seb starts to question the true nature of the challenges they must undergo. The deeper into the programme the boys get, the more disturbing the assessments become, until it’s clear there may be no escape…

The first in a thrilling, thought-provoking new series for fans of They Both Die at the End and Squid Game

The Secret Jungle Hideaway

“Guaranteed free of unicorns and princesses, it’s fun, empowering fiction for 5-8 year olds.” David Nicholls, author of One Day

“Every young girl should read this series!” Amanda Holden

Join Katy, Cassie, Zia and their new friend Luca on an amazing adventure as they work together to save the planet… 

Katy has adopted a Sumatran tiger – the most endangered tiger in the world- and she’d love to go on an adventure to meet her. While on a playdate, Luca’s garden magically transforms into the Sumatran jungle. But no matter how hard they all look, there’s no sign of the tiger anywhere. As they navigate river rapids and have a close encounter with a venomous snake, Luca and the girls discover the threats to endangered species. Can the four friends and Thunder help find the last female Sumatran tiger?

Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor

‘Fast-paced, furiously funny and utterly fantastic.’ A.F. Steadman

‘Culture and technology clash as Zachary Ying takes adventure to a new level!’ Kwame Mbalia

Percy Jackson meets Yu-Gi-Oh in this hilarious, action-packed fantasy adventure.

Zachary Ying has never had much chance to learn about his Chinese heritage. So when he’s chosen to host the spirit of the First Emperor of China for a vital mission, he is woefully unprepared. As a result, the emperor botches his attempt to possess Zack’s body and binds to his AR gaming headset instead. 
With the legendary tyrant yapping in his headset, Zack must journey across China to steal magical artifacts and defeat figures from history and myth. Using his newfound water dragon powers, can Zack complete the mission in time to save the mortal world?

The Agathas

A Waterstones Best Teenage & YA Book of 2022!

The most popular girl in school is dead. And everyone’s blaming the wrong guy.

After falling from grace last summer, Agatha Christie-obsessed Alice Ogilvie needs to stay out of trouble. While smart and reclusive Iris Adams just wants to get the hell out of Castle Cove.
But now they have a murder to solve. There are clues the police are ignoring, a list of suspects a mile long and some very dangerous cliffs.
Amateur detectives Alice and Iris are about to uncover just how many secrets their sleepy seaside town is hiding…

‘Part Agatha Christie, part Veronica Mars, and completely entertaining.’ Karen M. McManus, author of One Of Us Is Lying

The Midnight Moon Feast

Join Katy, Cassie, Zia and Luca as they work together to save the planet! The friends are having a sleepover when they discover that the usually fearless Zia always sleeps with the light on. To help her, they plan their first ever magical midnight feast! Soon, they find themselves in a moonlit forest surrounded by nocturnal creatures. But something isn’t right – the animals don’t know if it’s night or day. The four friends and Thunder the cat race to the rescue. Can they save their sleepy forest friends before the clock strikes twelve?

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