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Burn Mark (Burn Mark #1) by Laura Powell

11761452In a modern world where witches are hunted down and burned at the stake, two lives intersect.

Glory is from a family of witches, and is desperate to develop her ‘Fae’ powers and become a witch herself, though witch-activity carries a threat of being burned at the stake.

Lucas is the son of the Chief Prosecutor for the Inquisition with a privileged life very different from the witches he is being trained to prosecute.

And then one day, both Glory and Lucas develop the Fae. In one fell stroke, their lives are inextricably bound together.


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Martyn Pig by Kevin Brooks

538915Meet Martyn Pig. His name may be bad, but his life is worse.

Martyn’s life is miserable, and it always has been. His mother is gone. His father hates him. But at least things can’t get any worse. Or so he thought.

When his father dies in a sudden accident, Martyn realizes that for the first time in his life, he has a choice. Sure, he could report what happened – and move in with his horrible Aunty Jean. Or he could get rid of the body and move on with the rest of his life. So Martyn comes up with a foolproof plan to hide the body. Hey, what could go wrong?


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COMING SOON: Flirty Dancing by Jenny McLachlan

cropped-flirty_dancing_pc_uk_56079_front83Bea Hogg is shy but fiery inside. When national dance competition Starwars comes to her school looking for talent, she wants to sign up. It’s just a shame her best friend agreed to enter with school super-cow Pearl Harris.

Bea will fight back! But when school hottie, Ollie Matthews, who also happens to be Pearl’s boyfriend, decides to enter the competition with Bea, she will have more than a fight on her hands.


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Angel Fever by L A Weatherly

18193846Willow and Alex are mankind’s only hope. With the world in ruins, the angels are enslaving humanity, moving survivors into camps where they devour their energy, causing slow but certain death. Training a new team of Angel Killers, Alex and Willow’s love grows stronger than ever – and success is almost within their grasp. But when Willow senses a terrifying shift in the angels’ powers, Alex is forced to embark on a deadly solo mission. Now Willow is left to defeat the angels with Seb, and she has no idea if Alex is ever coming back…


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Spirit Hunter (Bloodline #3) by Katy Moran

7855201On the dangerous Silk Road – the age-old trade route that runs all the way from Europe to China – a young woman, Asena, is captured by a Shaolin devotee, Swiftarrow.

Asena is taken to the ancient city of Peking, where she is forced to begin her life anew and learn the ways of the Shaolin. But just as love blossoms between Asena and her captor, a deadly political game threatens to ruin not only their feelings for each other, but also their lives.