For fans of Tahereh Mafi’s New York Times bestselling Shatter Me trilogy… This book collects together the final two companion novellas, Shadow Me and Reveal Me, ahead of the explosive culmination the sequence – coming in 2020. Waterstones No related posts.
Harvey Awards 2019 Category Winner “Tamaki explores the nuances of both romantic and platonic relationships with raw tenderness and honesty. Valero-O’Connell’s art is realistic and expressive, bringing the characters to life through dynamic grayscale illustrations featuring highlights of millennial pink…a triumphant queer coming-of-age story that will make your heart ache and soar.” —Kirkus, starred review “Relatable, […]
Moya. The M Word. Whisper it. Conceal it. But, please, never mention it … Maggie Yates tells her best mate Moya everything. She tells her about Mum losing her job – how Mum’s taken to crying in secret. She even tells her about her foolproof plan to cheer Mum up: find her a fella with […]
The duo logy sequel to These Rebel Waves, filled with deadly magic, double crosses, and a revolution… Sara Raasch is the New York Times bestselling author of the Snow Like Ashes YA fantasy trilogy. Waterstones No related posts.
‘The queer teen historical you didn’t know was missing from your life.’ – Teen Vogue A young bisexual British lord embarks on an unforgettable Grand Tour of Europe with his best friend/secret crush. An 18th-century romantic adventure for the modern age. The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue was a New York Times Best Seller […]
The second chapter in Philip Pullman’s epic series, The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two, intertwines the stories of Lyra Silvertongue and Malcom Polstead as they face new and dangerous secrets. A powerful story about the truths that underpin our world, the divisions that lie between love and responsibility and what it truly […]
Amelie loved Reese. And she thought he loved her. But she’s starting to realise love isn’t supposed to hurt like this. So now she’s retracing their story and untangling what happened by revisiting all the places he made her cry. Because if she works out what went wrong, perhaps she can finally learn to get […]
The second Bellatrix title from Hachette… [ The first was Becoming Dinah by Kit deWaal] Bellatrix: a new collection of gripping, powerful and diverse young adult novels by leading female voices. The Young Adult debut from Waterstones Children’s Book Prize-winning Kiran Millwood Hargrave is a sensuous, sinister chiller that reimagines the story of Dracula from […]
New book from Carnegie winner… From the author of The Poet X comes a sumptuous prose novel, perfect for fans of Angie Thomas’ On the Come Up, Justin Reynolds’ Opposite of Alwaysand Nicola Yoon. Ever since she got pregnant, seventeen-year-old Emoni’s life has been about making the tough decisions – doing what has to be done […]
‘A beautifully layered novel about first love, tribalism and that brief, magical period when kids have one foot in high school, one foot out the door’ New York Times Frank Li is caught between his parents’ expectations and his own California life. Frank’s parents emigrated from Korea, and have pretty much one big rule for […]
“Aimee Lucido’s debut is told in the form of poems, liberally littered with computer code and musical terminology.” Kitty Empire, THE OBSERVER An original, inventive and heart-warming novel from an exciting debut author about a lonely new girl and an unlikely friendship formed in a school code club that will appeal to fans of Sarah […]
“Excellent fantasy debut” Tony Bradman, GUARDIAN REVIEW Life in Bearmouth is one of hard labour, the sunlit world above the mine a distant memory. Reward will come in the next life with the benevolence of the Mayker. New accepts everything – that is, until the mysterious Devlin arrives. Suddenly, Newt starts to look at Bearmouth […]
A middle-grade / YA debut from a leading Mexican author. First published in Mexico City in 2008. This English translation by Lawrence Shimel. Thirteen-year-old Juan’s summer is off to a terrible start. First, his parents separate. Then, almost as bad, Juan is sent away to his strange Uncle Tito’s house for the entire holiday! Who […]
A new book from Kevin Brooks! Always a cause for celebration… When fifteen-year-old Kenzie wakes up in hospital in a darkened room, she’s in the dark about what has happened to her too. The doctors break the devastating news that she has been struck down by a rare genetic condition that means her skin has […]
A new title from Printz Medallist Marcus Sedgwick is always an event. This timely, contemporary novel challenges ideas around health – our own and our planet’s – and the stigma that persists around illness. Waterstones No related posts.
East is East meets Georgia Nicolson in a Chinese takeaway… An illustrated diary and coming-of-age story from the perspective of a teenage, first-generation, British Chinese girl growing up above a take-away in the West Midlands in the mid-1980s. We’ve been looking forward to this since Andersen Press announced its acquisition. Waterstones No related posts.
Times Children’s Book of the Week, September 1 2018 now out in paperback From the multi-award-winning author of A Monster Calls comes a haunting tale of power and obsession that turns the story of Moby Dick upside down. The whales of Bathsheba’s pod live for the hunt. Led by the formidable Captain Alexandra, they fight […]
What if America had its own Royal Family? The author has been speculating about American royalty since her undergraduate days, when she wrote a thesis on “castle envy”: the idea that the American psyche is missing out on something, because Americans don’t have a royal family of their own. Crazy Rich Asians meets Gossip Girl […]
No Big Deal is a funny and inspiring debut YA novel from Bethany Rutter: influencer, editor and a fierce UK voice in the debate around body positivity. Waterstones No related posts.
A page-turning and immersive YA novel in verse, telling the story of Lily who is mercilessly bullied at school and who turns to boxing in an attempt to fight back; a story of hope and resilience breaking through even the most difficult situations. Waterstones Related posts: How About: Little People Big Dreams – Two New […]
Big hearted and dizzyingly flamboyant, Atta’s verse novel about a black gay teen reclaiming his identity as a drag artist is a story about self-discovery, suffused with optimism, positivity and love. Waterstones No related posts.
“A gripping coming-of-age story – and an audacious response to Moby Dick.” GUARDIAN Review The YA debut by Kit de Waal is every bit as kinetic and audacious as her adult fiction. A recasting of Moby Dick with a feminist twist, Becoming Dinah boasts standout characters, lashings of sass and a warm and generous heart. […]
The companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller Dumplin’, now a Netflix feature film starring Danielle Macdonald and Jennifer Aniston, with a soundtrack by Dolly Parton. Millie Michalchuk has gone to fat camp every year since she was a little girl. Not this year. This year she has new plans to chase her secret […]
A cross-country train trip with a complete stranger might not seem like the best idea. But to Mae and Hugo, both eager to escape their regular lives, it makes perfect sense. What starts as a convenient arrangement soon turns into something more. But when life outside the train catches up with them, can they find […]