"Avi's plot is engineered for maximum thrills, with twists, turns, and treachery aplenty. . . . A page-turner to delight Avi's fans, it will leave readers hoping for a sequel

The Cross of Lead (Crispin Series #1)

The Cross of Lead (Crispin Series by Avi.great for unit of Middle Ages, takes place in the century

The closest he will ever come to happiness is when he's hurting her. Will she let him? A beautiful and twisted story of first love and innocence lost -- written when the author was just eighteen.

BREAKING BUTTERFLIES (Chicken House/Scholastic) by M. I really liked this book but GoodReaders were really divided about it. Either or --- I think it's Adult-worthy

In this page-turning contemporary thriller, National Book Award Finalist, Printz Award winner, and New York Times bestselling author Paolo Bacigalupi explores the timely issue of how public information is distorted for monetary gain, and how those who exploit it must be stopped.

The Doubt Factory Bacigalupi will be at Bookshop on October 15 to talk about his exciting new book.

Thirteen-year-old Barnaby Fletch is a bag-and-bones orphan in London in the late 1700s.Barnaby lives on his wits and ill-gotten gains, on streets seething with the press of the throng and shadowed by sinister figures. Life is a precarious business.When he hears of a paradise on the other side of the world - a place called Botany Bay - he decides to commit a crime and get himself transported to a new life, a better life.

Thirteen-year-old Barnaby Fletch is a bag-and-bones orphan in London in the late Barnaby lives on his wits and ill-gotten gains, .

Working in the dark shadows of Elizabeth I's glory, the spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham protects his queen with plots, entrapment and torture. When Kit is forced into Walsingham's service, he is horrified at what he sees. Can he work in Walsingham's police state and live with himself? And what will happen if Walsingham ceases to protect him? Some secrets are deadly...

Spymaster

Working in the dark shadows of Elizabeth I's glory, the spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham protects his queen with plots, entrapment and torture.

Mika and Ellie have the ability to hear thoughts. Their mission: listening in on the mind of evil Mal Gorman, whos determined to use an age-resisting serum to stay forever young. Forced to play along with his plans, the telepathic twins may be the only people able to release his brainwashed army of children. Thats when they begin to hear The Whisper, which tells them they should be fighting fire with fire. This could mean revolution ... or war. The exhilarating sequel to The Roar.

Listen -- can you hear it? The explosive sequel to THE ROAR!From a whisper.Telepathic twins Mika and Ellie at last are reunited.

It is a secret the Chinese government has been keeping for forty years. They have found a species of animal no one believed even existed. It will amaze the world.  Now the Chinese are ready to unveil their astonishing discovery within the greatest zoo ever constructed.

The Great Zoo of China Matthew Reilly Read by Sean Mangan

Do you smell smoke? Young apprentice Lemony Snicket is investigating a case of arson but soon finds himself enveloped in the ever-increasing mystery that haunts the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Who is setting the fires? What secrets are hidden in the Department of Education? Why are so many schoolchildren in danger? Is it all the work of the notorious villain Hangfire? How could you even ask that? What kind of education have you had?

Before A Series of Unfortunate Events, Lemony Snicket asked All the Wrong Questions – four wrong questions, more or less. Cover Reveal: Shouldn't You Be in School - Lemony Snicket

My father says that a journey should always change your life in some way. Well, when you have nothing, I suppose a journey promises everything.  "Diamonds for everyone." That's what fifteen-year-old Patson Moyo hears when his family arrives in the Marange diamond fields. Soon Patson is...

"When Patson's family moves to Marange region of Zimbabwe, he begins working in the mines, searching for blood diamonds, until government soldiers arrive and Patson is forced to journey to South Africa in search of his missing sister and a better life.

My father says that a journey should always change your life in some way. Well, when you have nothing, I suppose a journey promises everything.  "Diamonds for everyone." That's what fifteen-year-old Patson Moyo hears when his family arrives in the Marange diamond fields. Soon Patson is...

"When Patson's family moves to Marange region of Zimbabwe, he begins working in the mines, searching for blood diamonds, until government soldiers arrive and Patson is forced to journey to South Africa in search of his missing sister and a better life.

Their love and their leadership have been tested. Now it's time for Perry and Aria to unite the Dwellers and the Outsiders in one last desperate attempt to find the fabled Still Blue and bring balance to their world.

Into the Still Blue (Under the Never Sky) by Veronica Rossi,In their effort to reach the fabled Still Blue, Aria and Perry will have to rescue Cinder, defeat Sable and Hess, and unite the Dwellers and the Outsiders once and for all

A spaceship the size of a city drifts through space on its century-long journey to find a new Earth. When it launched it was populated by thousands of hopeful passengers and the most technologically advanced Zoids in the world, ready to serve the crew’s every need.

A spaceship the size of a city drifts through space on its century-long journey to find a new Earth. When it launched it was populated by thousands of hopeful passengers and the most technologically advanced Zoids in the world, ready to serve the crew’s every need.

Anna Covey is a 'Surplus'. She should not have been born. In a society where eternal life has become reality, children are an abomination. Like all Surpluses, Anna is living in a Surplus Hall and learning how to make amends for the selfish act her parents committed in having her. She is quietly accepting of her fate until, one day, a new inmate arrives. Anna's life is thrown into chaos. But is she brave enough to believe this mysterious boy?

Booktopia has The Declaration by Gemma Malley. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Declaration online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Special agent Zac Darke is back for his third mission and stakes have never been higher. An unknown bomber is conducting a terror campaign in London. After an explosion on tube leaves someone dead, Zac and his team are brought into try and work out how this terror cell operates.

Chris Ryan has been there, done it and lived to tell the tale. This is the third Agent 21 story, featuring teen agent Zak Darke, by the real-life SAS hero.

When 19 year-old Cam Cody is diagnosed with a terminal illness, he expects to spend the rest of his shortened life in an adjustable bed. Then one night, a mysterious man offers Cam one chance to join a covert unit of young “terminals.” They are like him, only they spend the last year of their lives executing exciting and dangerous missions to make the world a better place.

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In The Terminals, Royce Buckingham tells the riveting story of a covert team of young, terminally ill teens who spend their last year alive running dangerous.

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