Which is stronger - love or jealousy? Rosie is excited and nervous as she prepares to go for a summer internship in Oxford, but there's one problem bigger than the others: Cleo - infamous boyfriend stealer - is going to be her boyfriend's new housemate. Can Rosie maintain her relationship in the face of this super confident man-eater? And can she control her own mounting insecurities? Or is she simply becoming a green-eyed monster herself? This whole jealousy thing is becoming completely unstoppable. A love triangle that is sure to excite, entertain and entice every YA reader! ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Liz Bankes grew up in Sevenoaks and now works as a children's book editor in London. Her frank, funny and fabulous YA novels, UNDENIABLE and IRRESISTIBLE have been published by Piccadilly Press in the UK and Bloomsbury in the US. UNSTOPPABLE, the third book about Mia, Gabi and friends is out now. Follow her at www.lizbankes.blogspot.co.uk or on Twitter: @LizBankesAuthor. REVIEWS
Compelling, juicy, and highly enjoyable. - Chicklish on IRRESISTIBLE
Vicky and Rihanna are twins but they couldn't be more different. For their fourteenth birthday, Vicky wants a card from the hottest boy in school. Rhianna, brain-damaged at birth, wants a Furby. Instead, they get a nasty shock. Their foster parents can't cope and it looks as if Vicky and Rhianna, and their younger brother Jamie, will have to split up. How can they stay together? Desperate times call for desperate measures...
Sometimes your enemy is your only hope . . .Trust is the hardest thing to find . . . and the easiest to lose.Emily Bell has it all. She's in love with a boy named Sam Border, and his little brother has become part of her family. This summer is destined to be the best time of their lives - until a charismatic new girl in town sets her sights on Sam. Now Emily finds herself questioning the loyalty of the person she trusts the most.But the biggest threat to her happiness is someone she never saw coming. Sam's psychopathic father is planning a jailbreak. And he knows exactly where to find Emily and his sons when he escapes.The happily-ever-after of Holly Goldberg Sloan's acclaimed debut I'LL BE THERE is turned on its head in this riveting, emotional drama about friends, enemies and how those roles can shift in a matter of moments.ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Holly Goldberg Sloan is a scriptwriter and the highly-acclaimed author of three novels, I'LL BE THERE, JUST CALL MY NAME and COUNTING BY 7s, which was an Amazon Best Book of the year 2013 and a New York Times bestseller. Follow Holly at www.hollygoldbergsloan.com or on Twitter: @HGoldbergSloan.REVIEWS
This lovely, wise tale is not just about loss but about survival, connection and kindness, and its narrative style underscores the theme of community', Washington Post
'an ultimately hopeful message about how friendships and families can form', Kirkus Reviews
'[A] life-affirming exploration of the subtleties of love, compassion and relationships . . . Like the song it was named for, this book is hard to get out of your head', Horn Book, starred review for I'LL BE THERE
'This is a story that demands and repays irrational faith in destiny', Observer on I'LL BE THERE
'Heart breaking, suspenseful, life-affirming - and yet unlike anything I've ever read', Gayle Forman, author of I'LL STAY and WHERE SHE WENT on I'LL BE THERE
The story started with Cal. His everyday life cracked apart to reveal a reality he could barely believe. Now join Kyla, the girl who saved Cal from being locked up in his own mind . . . In a paranoid, near-future Britain, Kyla is alone, and hiding out from the ruthless Counterinsurgency and Anti-Terror Squads, known as CATS. But instead of capturing her, the CATS cut her a deal. They want to brainwash Kyla, and use the talents that make her elusive her athletic ability, cunning and quick-thinking to turn her into a valuable asset of their own . . . hunting down the very people fighting for her freedom. Will Kyla wake up to the real truth? Or will she be trapped forever in a terrifying world? Sequel to the bestselling Cracks.
When the pig called Heather woke up after lunch, the first thing she thought was that she had absolutely nothing to do. That was good, doing nothing was one of her best things, and also one of the things she did best. Heather's best friend is a girl called Isla, who lives with her dad on a farm in Scotland. Their idyllic life together is shattered when a thunderstorm destroys the farm and forces Isla's dad to sell up and move to London - leaving Isla and Heather miles apart and utterly miserable. Then fate intervenes, turning Heather from an everyday pig into a national celebrity, and catapulting her to fame, fortune and most excitingly of all ...London. Armed only with her own pig-headedness, Heather embarks on a quest to track down her best friend. After all, how many girls with freckles can there be in London?
Across time and space, love knows knows no bounds. It's a new world, a new life and a new threat to Zee and David. Zee has given up her entire world to be with David, confident that love and their desire to be together will overcome all obstacles. But is love enough? Beneath its lustrous surface and dazzling technology, New Earth is full of challenges, including David's wealthy, powerful and highly competitive family, whose plans for David's future don't include anyone like Zee. As she struggles to find her place in this new world, Zee also discovers a dark threat determined to pull it apart forcing Zee and David to not only fight for their love, but also their lives. A gripping novel about star-crossed love and future life.
So, are you going out with him now or what?' Poppy asked.I don't know.' I thought about it. I guess I'll see him soon and we'll talk about it.'Will you be all elusive and distant and coy?'Erm . . .'Or maybe just avoid him until he goes mad with lust for you?'Gorgeous Luke has just kissed Holly Stockwell. She's had a crush on him forever. Maybe he's finally noticed that Holly's not just his sister's best friend!But, before anything else can happen, Holly and Poppy go off to Cornwall for a group camping holiday. Will Luke be waiting for Holly when she gets back? And, when having the right image seems so important, will Holly be brave enough to drop the camouflage and be herself?
The fastest, smartest adventure thriller you'll read all year.
Welcome to Lawless School.
Rule # 1: Trust no one.
When M crash-lands at elite
Lawless School, it is not what she was expecting. She's soon learning safe-breaking and computer-hacking. Not to mention how to jump off moving trains and steal priceless paintings.
Surrounded by trainee criminals, she'll have to keep her wits about her (just as well they're razor-sharp). But will she be good or bad enough for Lawless?
Gabi is so excited she's spending the summer working as a runner on her favourite TV show. It's a dream come true! Plus it's perfect for for distracting her from The Break-Up especially with all those gorgeous actors around. And then there's Spencer Black: student, extra, expert flirt. Everything with him is fun, intoxicating and uncertain. Things between them are hotting up when he lands a minor role on the show. So is it make or break for them? Is Spencer undeniably the one for Gabi?
You've got that dreamy look on your face again,' warned Poppy on the bus home from school. I needed to sort that out, otherwise I would accidentally slip into it at home and my Mum would find out I was finally a normal fifteen-year-old with a gorgeous boyfriend and freak out. I swear she thinks I am still about eight. It's amazing . . . Holly Stockwell is actually going out with the gorgeous Luke! Keeping it a secret from her mum seems to be the only problem until best friend Poppy starts to feel left out. Will Poppy really turn to arch-enemy Claudia? And when the chips are down, will Holly dare to tell the truth?
What kind of dirty tricks are being played at the local theatre? Why would someone take the blame for a crime they couldn't have committed? And how do the top team in the school quiz seem to know the answers before they hear the questions?Solve three more mind-mangling mysteries in this seventh book about Saxby Smart, schoolboy private detective! Saxby reveals the clues that solve the case, but are you smart' enough to work out the answers?
Crack three more puzzling crimes with Saxby Smart: a valuable work of art vanishes into thin air, a notorious crook returns from the dead, and there's an eerie case of stolen identity.Saxby Smart schoolboy detective returns to unravel three more devious case files, and gives you clues which solve the mystery. Are you smart' enough to work out the answers?
?Can her life get any worse?
Jess returns from a nightmare day at school to find
her dad's been suspended from work and gone into hiding.
To escape the slobbering newshounds all eager for the
full story, Mum drags Jess and her sister off to a remote
Scottish island. Modern technology's forbidden, and
there's only a bunch of teenage über geeks for company.
Without Facebook or even her mobile, Jess feels
totally disconnected from everybody back home.
And why are they there anyway?
What are they really running away from?
Also by Simon Packham
Comin 2 gt u
A terrific, gripping and multi-layered story.' NATIONAL LITERACY ASSOCIATION
The Bex Factor
Very entertaining.' CHICKLISH
Very intelligent and moving.' THE INDEPENDENT
Everything's about to change for Cat. She's moving house, so she'll have a room of her own at last, and her dad's about to marry Jen, which means a shopping trip to London and a chance to meet up with her new mates, Nesta, Lucy, Izzie and TJ, as well as see her new love interest Jamie.But nothing goes as expected Cat's dream room looks like a non-starter, Jamie does a disappearing act, and wedding plans fall apart. How will Cat cope, and will she keep her promise to reveal a hidden secret to her friends?
Becca thinks she's through with boys that is until Squidge dares her to kiss the first guy they see on the beach. The boys she picks has just arrived on holiday from London and is taken by surprise, but very happy with such a welcome. When Becca stands back and sees him properly, she realises that she quite fancies him too.However, life is never that simple. Her parents' marriage is on the rocks and Becca becomes increasingly stressed about what is going to happen to her. She questions everything to do with relationships and looks closely at what she wants from a boyfriend: is it escape, companionship, trust or someone to turn to? With the support of her friends, she takes steps to discover what she truly values in her life.live there: some mice, Dorothy the cat, and a very special golden dog called Buttercup. This is a charming story about friendship and magic
Lia is over the moon because her friends have been invited to join her family in celebrating her mum's fortieth birthday in a secret location. It's going to be the party of the decade and Lia envisages romantic scenes in an exotic location with her boyfriend, Squidge. However, events don't go exactly as planned, and the final guest list is full of surprises. Lia finds herself in an awkward position when an old flame turns up and makes a play for her. It's midsummer, but does it mean meltdown for Lia and Squidge when the party's over?
Mac has three secret wishes: 1) that before he finds true love, he can date as many girls as possible, 2) that he becomes a famous cartoonist, and 3) that his parents get back together so that he can live in London again. A double dare leads Mac into a series of dating disasters and a chance to prove his worth as a cartoonist for a magazine. However, he discovers that success, in love and work, sometimes comes at a high price. Is he ready to pay it?
When Vix's classmates find out that their visiting French exchange students will include boys, everyone is very excited. Everyone, that is, except Vix, who has a sick mother to cope with, and no time for boys.
But her student does turn out to be a boy, and, what's more, he's both gorgeous and charming. All her friends and schoolmates are jealous, especially when he appears to have eyes for no one but Vix.
But is he for real? How long can it last?
And will Vix's secrets and lies destroy the relationship?
When Mia gets a summer job in a country club,
she strikes up a friendship with the laid-back and funny Dan.
During shifts they keep each other amused and make
plans to go travelling. However, from the beginning
Mia finds herself drawn to the wealthy bad boy, Jamie.
Jamie and his beautiful and privileged girlfriend Cleo relieve
their boredom by messing with people's lives.
Mia knows that her relationship with Jamie is wrong,
but there's something so dangerously exciting about him
that she just can't stop.
Lily believes her boyfriend Jack is perfect, but wonders why he won't talk about his past. Wouldn't it be fantastic, she thinks, if she could talk to his ex and fill in all the gaps?Lily devises a way to do just that. But what begins as a bit of fun has unexpected and disturbing consequences . . .Don't Ask is a story about love, friendship and secrets. Sometimes it's better not to ask too many questions.
Isn't it weird how the truly significant days of your life often begin as the most banal? There you are, just minding your own business, doing something boring and ordinary like buying a KitKat or, in my case, catching the number 29 bus home from work, and boom! the most momentous and life-changing event happens to you! Naomi is restless. She's on her gap year and stuck at home with her parents while all her friends are travelling or away at university. Then she meets Danny, a mysterious and intense musician who opens her eyes to a whole new world around her. Danny is exciting and talented, and his band are on the brink of stardom. But he also has a dark, destructive side . . .Will Naomi be able to save Danny before it's too late? And, more importantly, can she save herself?
Do your parents ever stop making you cringe?Chelsea's father sells soup from a van, which is bad enough, but he doesn't have to park it on street corners for all her friends to see! Jemma is determined to be an actress so why can't her parents be a bit more supportive? Sumitha delights her parents by turning into a total swot if only they knew the reason behind it . . . Jon is sure he's never going to impress Sumitha when his ghastly, keep-fit fanatic of a father keeps calling her the wrong name, and his born-again student mother spends all her time at demos! Laura's mother, pregnant and seemingly set on destroying the planet, forbids her to go on demos with the buff Daniel. Even worse, her father, now living with the Bestial Betsy, seems to be getting a little too keen on whisky . . .
Everyone whose path you cross in life has the power to change you. Emily believes in destiny. She is waiting for the moment her real life begins. Sam wishes he could escape. He's spent his life being dragged from place to place by his father. But he could never abandon his little brother. Then everything changes. Because Sam meets Emily. This tender story of star-crossed love is both romance and thriller, and a compelling exploration of the power of human connection.
Release your inner flirt with the Mates, Dates girls!
Discover how to be totally irresistible, with the help of: Izzie's insights into what makes boys tick, Nesta's top tips for making the most of yourself, TJ's advice on sending out the right signals, Lucy's confidence-boosting secrets.
Find out how to tell if he likes you and show him you're interested without feeling like a Desperate Doris! Learn how to beat those blushes, stand out from the crowd, and charm the socks off everyone you meet.
Whether you want to bag the boy of your dreams or just have fun being fabulously flirty, this is a must-have book for any Mates, Dates fan.