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Recommendations age +12

Our publishing team chooses the best children’s and teens’ books every day. Our latest recommendations for children from ages 12 and above.

12+ years

Goodbye Days

Jeff Zentner

Goodbye Days

"Hold on to your heart: this book will wreck you, fix you, and most definitely change you". (Becky Albertalli). Can a text message destroy your life? Carver Briggs never thought a simple text would cause a fatal crash, killing his ...

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12+ years

The Pearl Thief

Elizabeth Wein

The Pearl Thief

From the internationally-acclaimed bestselling author of Code Name Verity comes a stunning new story of pearls, love and murder - a mystery with all the suspense of an Agatha Christie and the intrigue of Downton Abbey Sixteen-year-old Julie Beaufort-Stuart is returning ...

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8+ years

Tales from Weird Street

Anne Fine, Vicki Gausden

Tales from Weird Street

The children of Weir(d) Street are lazing about one sunny day when they challenge each other to tell stories of all the odd goings-on in their neighbourhood. A grandfather's guilt at the long-ago death of his twin brother ...

£5.69 £5.99

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8-12 years

Hamish and the Gravity Burp

Danny Wallace, Jamie Littler

Hamish and the Gravity Burp

This may look like just a completely and utterly ordinary book. But it’s not. This book knows something terrifying: that the people of Earth face their gravest, grimmest threat yet! When Hamish arrives home to find his mum and ...

£6.64 £6.99

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12+ years

The Upside of Unrequited

Becky Albertalli

The Upside of Unrequited

Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love-she's lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly ...

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12+ years

Countless

Karen Gregory

Countless

'Is there anything that's concerning you?' Felicity says. 'College, home, boyfriends?' Though she's more or less smiling at this last one. I don't smile. Instead, I feel my face go hot. Silence stretches as wide as an ...

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8-12 years

Sci-Fi Junior High

Scott Seegert

Sci-Fi Junior High

Kelvin Klosmo's scientist parents are investigating a strange, unstable phenomenon at the edge of the galaxy. That means the family is moving all 390,000,000,000,000,000 miles out there, and Kelvin has to attend a new ...

£4.19 £5.99

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12+ years

The Liar's Handbook

Keren David

The Liar's Handbook

River's curiosity is peaked when he meets Max, a boy so like him that they could be twins. River's mum deflects his questions, too busy with her campaigns and her new boyfriend Felix. So River sets out to ...

£4.89 £6.99

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