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The Prison Healer

'Lynette Noni is a masterful storyteller. A must-read for any fantasy lover!' SARAH J. MAAS, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

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House of Hollow

'This dark, deliciously twisted novel has everything you could hope for as a reader – a brilliant concept, glamorous characters with secrets to hide, immersive world-building, and some of the finest writing I’ve seen in YA fiction. I’ll put it like this – I am obsessed with House of Hollow.’ Louise O'Neill, author of Printz Honor Book, Asking For It

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Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers

A younger reader's edition of the number-one bestselling memoir by former first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. With a new introduction from Mrs Obama herself

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The Most Anticipated YA Books of 2021

New stories from bestselling authors Lynette Noni, Becky Albertali, Karen M. McManus, Rick Riordan, and more.

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What you should read next based on your fave Netflix shows

Done binging the latest TV sensation? Pick up a book and keep the good times rolling. 

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Witchy YA reads for your Halloween TBR

Halloween’s almost here, and the witching hour is upon us! We’re stacking our TBR pile high with spooky, scary reads to get us into the Halloween mood before the 31st.

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PRH acquires new series from bestselling Australian author Lynette Noni

Penguin Random House Australia has acquired Australian and New Zealand rights to Lynette Noni’s new series, The Prison Healer.

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Love stories with a twist

Forget chocolates and roses, these teen romances aren’t your average love stories. 

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The Dark Tide

The Witch Queen comes on wings of night.

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The Tell by Martin Chatterton | Book Trailer

Action, crime and intense family drama combine to create a powerful story in the vein of 'Two Wolves' or a young 'Boy Swallows Universe'.

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Penguin 2020 Secondary Catalogue

Browse the extensive list of books for high school students.

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The Prison Healer

Looking down at the boy strapped to the metal table before her, Kiva Meridan leaned in close and whispered, “Take a deep breath.”

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House of Hollow

I was ten years old the first time I realised I was strange.

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Listen, Layla

‘The full moon rose over us,’ Layla sang, while she carefully joined two pieces of metal together in the broiling, cramped welding bay.

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Breathless

I open my eyes and I am tangled in the sheets, books upside down on the floor.

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Ranger's Apprentice The Royal Ranger 4: The Missing Prince

The sickle moon had just slipped below the western horizon when the file of mounted men emerged from the trees.

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Chemical Hearts

I always thought the moment you met the great love of your life would be like the movies.

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The Tell

Seen from any angle, the Coffin is one seriously ugly pile of stones.

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Two Wolves

‘You keep runnin’, you’ll only go to jail tired,’ Ben Silver muttered.

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Ali Cross

It had been three days since my friend disappeared and I was starting to think the worst might have happened.

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Two Can Keep A Secret

 “You have four kinds of sparkling water,” Mia reports from the depths of our refrigerator.

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The Burning Maze

NO. I refuse to share this part of my story.

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Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers

Book club discussion questions and teaching resources.

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Listen, Layla Book Club Notes

Reading group discussion questions for ages 12+.

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A Glasshouse of Stars book club notes

An exquisite, heartbreakingly beautiful gem of a novel for anyone who loved Wonder, Lenny's Book of Everything, A Monster Calls or When You Reach Me.

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The Fire Star book club notes

Reading group discussion questions for ages 12+.

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Start a book club

Eight simple tips for getting your reading group up and running.