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Restore Me - It\'s been sixteen days since Juliette Ferras killed the supreme commander of North America and took over as ruler of The Reestablishment of the continent. Sixteen days since she assassinated Warner\'s father. Juliette thought she\'d won. She took over Sector 45 and now has Warner by her side. But she\'s still the girl with the ability to kill with a single touch - and with so much power in her young hands, the world is watching her every move, waiting to see what happens next. Juliette and Warner have risked everything. But when tragedy strikes, they must confront the darkness that exists both around and inside them. Will they be able to control the power Juliette wields, or will it control them?
Restore Me
Bears of the Ice - For generations, the noble polar bears have ruled the Northern Kingdoms. But now, their society is on the brink of collapse. A group of power-hungry bears has seized control, and darkness is creeping across the snow. Cubs First and Second don\'t know any of this. Although they\'re twins, they couldn\'t be more different. First loves imagining stories, while his daring sister, Second, wants to live them. When their mother is taken prisoner, the cubs\' world falls apart. They know they have to rescue her, but how can two cubs who\'ve barely learned to hunt survive a treacherous journey across the ice? But survival is only the beginning. And soon, these two unlikely heroes find themselves at the heart of a battle unlike anything Ga\'hoole has ever seen.
Bears of the Ice
Changing Gear - Merrick Hilton\'s done a runner. His folks think he\'s studying, but the real world has been calling for years and he can\'t ignore it any longer. A postie bike, a bedroll and a big sky - that\'s all he needs. But there\'s no telling how he\'ll handle the rough stuff, let alone roadkill, stolen oranges and unexpected romance. And in the real world nothing goes entirely as planned. Thankfully Victor - the old bloke he meets on the road - knows a thing or two about broken bike chains. And broken hearts
Changing Gear
Unmasked - Telling the story of Turia\'s life before and after the fire, this young readers\' this book unmasks the real Turia: funny, fierce, intelligent, flawed. With a new foreword from Turia, additional content and a new Q&A section, this edition covers topics such as confidence, goal-setting, family and friends and happiness that will resonate strongly with tweens and teens
Outwalkers - No one can get into Scotland, just like no one can cross the channel. England is under the control of an authoritarian regime. They can track anyone, anywhere from a chip implanted in their skin. But Jake, who breaks out of the Academy dorm he\'s been housed in, has decided to escape. To go off-grid. To join a small group of independent spirits determined to keep out of the government\'s prying eyes. The Outwalkers. It\'s only together he\'ll be able to reach Scotland - and safety
LIFEL1K3 - Seventeen-year-old Eve isn\'t looking for trouble - she\'s too busy looking over her shoulder. The robot gladiator she spent months building has been reduced to a smoking wreck, she\'s on the local gangster\'s wanted list, and the only thing keeping her grandpa alive is the money she just lost to the bookies. Worst of all, she\'s discovered she can somehow destroy machines with the power of her mind, and a bunch of puritanical fanatics are building a coffin her size because of it. If she\'s ever had a worse day, Eve can\'t remember it. The problem is, Eve has had a worse day - one that lingers in her nightmares and the cybernetic implant where her memories used to be.
Twelve Nights - A magical fantasy adventure about one girl\'s quest to reunite her family. Kay\'s father is working late -- as usual. Fed up, her mother bundles her daughters into the car and drives to her husband\'s Cambridge college to collect him herself. But when they arrive, the staff claim that nobody by his name has ever worked there. Kay is puzzled by her mother\'s reaction -- silent tears, not anger and confusion. And what is more puzzling is the card on the pillow when they return home: Will O. de Wisp, Gent. F.H.S.P. and Phillip R.T. Gibbet, Gent. F.H.S.P.K.Bith. REMOVALS. That night, Kay is woken by voices at her window: the voices of Will and Phillip, the Removers. But they are not human. And Kay shouldn\'t be able to see them. Except she can.
Twelve Nights
Take to the Skies - Jatinder seems to be living his dream - he\'s training for his team\'s youth squad, and his host parents Steve and Esther are really great. But something\'s holding Jatinder back from being a really great footballer - himself. Steve reckons it\'s OK to take risks - look at his own hero, Hardit Singh Malik. That night Jatinder wakes up in a seriously surprising situation - flying Hardit\'s WWI fighter plane into enemy airspace.
Take to the Skies
They Saw Too Much - Sixteen-year-old John has moved away from the tough inner-city neighbourhood he grew up in and started afresh. Ceri James is the guarded girl from the children\'s home who has captivated his attention. But when their lives are thrown together, it\'s not in the way John had hoped. They witness a man die. Not only are they eye-witnesses of the fatal shooting, but John caught the whole thing on camera - and the culprits know it. Now, John and Ceri must run for their lives in a deadly, heart-stopping chase that leads them in dark and ever more dangerous directions. So why does John refuse to call the police? As secrets are revealed and loyalties doubted, John and Ceri\'s world hinges on one question - when it\'s a matter of life or death, who can you really trust?
They Saw Too Much
Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - It\'s 1946, and as Juliet Ashton sits at her desk in her Chelsea flat, she is stumped. A writer of witty wartime newspaper columns during the war, she can\'t think of what to write next. Out of the blue she receives a letter from on Dawsey Adams of Guernsey - by chance he\'s acquired a book Juliet once owned - and they begin a correspondence. Dawsey is a member of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, and it\'s not long before the other rest of the members write to Juliet...
Guernsey Literary and Potato P...