Fin and the Memory Curse

By Helenka Stachera - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

In Victorian London, Fin is a foundling who was discovered on a doorstep as a baby wrapped in newspaper. She now lives in ...Read Review

City of Stolen Magic

By Nazneen Ahmed Pathak - Published 2023


.Children/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

This debut novel by British Bangladeshi writer Nazneen Ahmed Pathak is as powerful as it is original. We meet 12-year-old Chompa on a ...Read Review

The Other Edie Trimmer

By Jacqueline Wilson - Published 2023


Children/Young AdultTime-slip

Edie Trimmer is a talented young actress who is devastated when her best friend is chosen for the leading role in a production ...Read Review

The Ministry of Unladylike Activity (The Ministry of Unladylike Activity, 1)

By Robin Stevens - Published 2022


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

This is the first in a new series starring May Wong as the protagonist. Regular readers of Stevens will recognise May as the ...Read Review

The Whisperling

By Hayley Hoskins - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

Peggy Devona is a ‘whisperling’ from a long line of female whisperlings, a term for people who can communicate with ghosts. Her female ...Read Review

The Puffin Keeper

By Michael Morpurgo - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

Colourfully and creatively illustrated by Benji Davies, this captivating tale based on true events spans decades as it charts human remembrance and reconciliation. ...Read Review

The Raven’s Children

By Ruth Ahmedzi Kemp (trans.) - By Yulia Yakovleva - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

Leningrad, 1938. Stalin’s Great Terror has engulfed Russia. In this frightening world, Stalin and his henchmen have absolute power. Like Orwell’s Newspeak, ...Read Review


By Morris Gleitzman - Published 2017


Children/Young AdultLiterary

Newly named Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018/19, Morris Gleitzman is known for making tough issues accessible to young readers through his trademark humour. ...Read Review

Romans on the Rampage: Jail Break

By Jeremy Strong - Published 2016


Children/Young Adult

Krysis, the head of the Imperial Mint, is wrongly jailed for stealing from the mint. His family is made homeless and his son ...Read Review

Gods and Warriors: The Crocodile Tomb

By Michelle Paver - Published 2015


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

This book, the fourth in a series, is set in the Bronze Age. Two youngsters from different Greek societies, Hylas and Pirra, are ...Read Review

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