American Royals by Katherine McGee

Two and a half centuries ago, America won the Revolutionary War and General George Washington was offered the crown. Today, the House of Washington still sit on the thrown with Princess Beatrice next in line. Beatrice’s whole life has been building up to her ruling the United States and the time for her reign is imminent.  Like most royal families, there is an heir and … Continue reading American Royals by Katherine McGee

Where the Light Gets in by Lucy Dillon

‘You know those cracks in your heart, Lorna, where things didn’t work out, but you picked yourself up and carried on? That’s where the fear gets out. And where the light gets in.’ Betty taught Lorna that courage is something you wear, like red lipstick, even if you don’t feel too courageous. So when Betty passes away, leaving her nervous dachshund called Rudy in Lorna’s … Continue reading Where the Light Gets in by Lucy Dillon

A Danger to Herself and Others by Alyssa Sheinmel

“They needed someone to blame, and I was the only available scapegoat. Their daughter was my best friend. Playing the scapegoat was the least I could do under the circumstances.” Seventeen year old Hannah Gold was born mature – or so her parents tell her. She has dined in fancy restaurants, explored the most sophisticated corners of the globe and lived a life of luxury. … Continue reading A Danger to Herself and Others by Alyssa Sheinmel

Broken Things by Lauren Oliver

 “This is the problem with words and even stories: there is never one truth” Summer, Mia and Brynn are obsessed with a novel called The Way into Lovelorn. They begin to believe it is real, that the world of Lovelorn is really materialising around them, and start writing their own fan-fiction sequel.  One day, Summer is violently murdered in the woods where they all played … Continue reading Broken Things by Lauren Oliver

Fragments of the Lost by Megan Miranda

  Jessa Whitworth has lost the only boy she has ever loved. Jessa Whitworth has lost her friends. Jessa Whitworth has lost “herself.” Many months have passed since Jessa’s ex-boyfriend, Caleb, died but she still cannot find the strength to move on with her life. So when Caleb’s mother asks Jessa to clean out his room, things go from bad to worse. “The room is … Continue reading Fragments of the Lost by Megan Miranda

The Tethered Mage by Melissa Caruso

It is not every day that you find a fantasy novel with so much scope for a mass audience. “The Tethered Mage” is a sophisticated tale that has the gripping plot to hook it’s readers whilst stimulating their thoughts with its dense political theme. Caruso has created a page-turner for a wide-range of audiences. The Raverran Empire is run by a doge and the council … Continue reading The Tethered Mage by Melissa Caruso

Look for Her by Emily Winslow

In 1976, Annalise Wood disappeared on her journey home from school and instantly became a local celebrity. For decades the town of Lilling tried to solve the mystery of Annalise’s disappearance until, almost twenty years later, her body was discovered. Annalise’s body was badly decomposed and there was a lack of DNA available; the only trace on the body was found in her skirt and … Continue reading Look for Her by Emily Winslow