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Young Adult Fiction

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Queen of Coin and Whispers

A kingdom of secrets and a game of lies

Faced with dangerous plots and hidden enemies, can Lia and Xania learn to rely on each other, as they discover that all is not fair in love and treason?

The Poison Throne

Written by and Illustrated by Celine Kiernan, Illustrated by Finbarr O'Connor

A Friend. A Father. A Kingdom. Which one would you sacrifice? This gothic tale of intrigue, adventure and romance follows Wynter Moorehawke as she is forced to make choices for herself, her family and country, and discover who, if anyone, she can really trust.

Move

What if you could live in a universe where you were always the winner?


Pushed to his limits by a horrific accident, Liam discovers he has an amazing ability: he can ‘move’ to parallel universes where things always turn out just the way he wants.

The Crowded Shadows

Written by Celine Kiernan, Illustrated by Finbarr O'Connor

Wynter Moorehawke travels alone and unprotected in bandit-infested forests, searching for the rebel Prince Alberon. But many enemies are lurking in the shadows.
New Friends. Old Enemies. Who can you trust?

The Rebel Prince

United Friends. A Divided Kingdom. Who will prevail?

After a joyful reunion, it seems that the years of war have left their scars on brothers Alberon and Razi, and it is not long before their differences come between them. Who will survive the final battle?

 

Resonance

Ireland, 1890: two immortals prowl in search of food for their ‘Angel’ and they will stop at nothing to maintain their grip on life. A seamstress, the young man who loves her, and a magician soon find themselves imprisoned in the immortals' country estate. Here, they are nothing but food and entertainment. Soon they will be nothing at all.

 

Epic

#WELCOME TO EPIC: PRESS START TO PLAY#.

On New Earth, Epic is not just a computer game, it's a matter of life and death. If you lose, you lose everything; if you win, the world is yours for the taking.

Saga

Ghost, a fifteen-year-old air-boarding punk lives in a vast dark futuristic metropolis. But a mysterious stranger appears to break her out of jail, then challenges the whole basis of reality.

The Real Rebecca

Rebecca’s mum Rosie writes books for adults, but when she writes a novel for teens, everyone thinks it's based on her daughter!

Rebecca is horrified and vows to prove that she is different.

But how will she show the world the real Rebecca?

Rebecca's Rules

Rebecca’s back and life is not quite working out. Her boyfriend has moved to Canada. She has annoyed my best friends Cass and Alice by moping. Things have got to change. So she's made some new rules. The most important one is: find something exciting to do. Something fun. Something new. Something like joining the school musical …

Finding A Voice

Friendship is a Two-Way Street ...

Shortlisted for the Bookseller YA Prize 2015!

Jo can’t tell anyone how hard it is living with her mentally ill mother. Chris literally has no way to speak at all.  Together, can they finally find their voices?

Rebecca Rocks

Holidays mean no school for THREE months! Rebecca’s band Hey Dollface are going to a summer camp to become total rock stars. But there’s another band, the Crack Parrots, and they’re going to be trouble. As for romance, Cass's love life is complicated, while Rebecca’s doesn’t really exist at all …

A Crack in Everything

Welcome to the other side

Izzy learns the truth about the secret world of the Sidhe coexisting alongside the human one, and the angels and demons who watch over the affairs of mortals, making their own plans. She becomes a pawn in this game, and it almost costs her everything. Only by taking matters into her own hands can she save her friends and family.

A Hollow in the Hills

Try to outrun the fear

Sequel to A Crack in Everything, Izzy, who is still coming to terms with her newfound powers, must prevent a war from engulfing Dublin and the fae realm of Dubh Linn.

Jacob's Ladder

Prepare to be Born Anew

It's 2203 and earth is dying, scorched by the sun. Initiate Leon is a member of the True Path warrior culture and preparing for his Rising. But when his test comes - to kill in cold blood - he stalls. To redeem himself, he and his resourceful servant, Martha, must journey to find the earth’s fifth and final message from the Saviours.

What Love Looks Like

Sometimes love turns up where you least expect it

Ben Brennan, is 17, gay, and happy most of the time. He’s finished school and is on track to a great career – all that’s missing is falling in love. Can Ben navigate the pitfalls of modern gay dating, with all its expectations, and be true to himself?