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THis beats perfect Rebecca Denton


This beats perfect - Rebecca Denton

The Keep are the latest reality TV sensation and now biggest boy band on Planet Pop. Amelie absolutely hates them. But a brief backstage encounter with the Keep's lead singer, Maxx, makes her question her assumptions. Maxx, it turns out, is tired of celebrity life and manufactured pop songs. He's recording his first solo EP, but struggling with the sound. Meanwhile, Amelie is a natural songwriter with the perfect voice, but no confidence to perform on stage. They have a lot to offer each other, but are their worlds just too far apart?

Children of blood and bone Tomi Adeyemi

Children of blood and bone - Toni Adeyemi

Zelie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orisha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie's Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zelie without a mother and her people without hope. Now Zelie has one chance to bring back magic and strike against the monarchy.

Sam Ilsas last hurrah Rachel Cohn David Levithan

Sam & Ilsa's last hurrah - Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

Siblings Sam and Ilsa Kehlmann have spent most of their high school years throwing parties for their friends - and now they've prepared their final blowout, just before graduation. The rules are simple: each twin gets to invite three guests, and the other twin doesn't know who's coming until the partiers show up at the door. With Sam and Ilsa, the sibling revelry is always tempered with a large dose of sibling rivalry, and tonight is no exception. One night. One apartment. Eight people. What could possibly go wrong? Oh, we all know the answer is plenty. But plenty also goes right, as rather surprising ways.

Forgive me Mr Peacock Matthew Quick

Forgive me, Leonard Peacock - Matthew Quick

How would you spend your birthday if you knew it would be your last? Eighteen-year-old Leonard Peacock knows exactly what he'll do. He'll say goodbye. Not to his mum - who he calls Linda because it annoys her - who's moved out and left him to fend for himself. Nor to his former best friend, whose torments have driven him to consider committing the unthinkable. But to his four friends: a Humphrey-Bogart-obsessed neighbour, a teenage violin virtuoso, a pastor's daughter and a teacher. Most of the time, Leonard believes he's weird and sad but these friends have made him think that maybe he's not. He wants to thank them, and say goodbye.

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