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Penguin Teen & YA picks for Christmas 2021

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Penguin Teen & YA picks for Christmas 2021

The best gifts for readers aged 14+ this Christmas.

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The Midnight Girls

The first time the witch asked Marynka to bring her a heart, she had just turned thirteen.

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House of Hollow

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

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The Gilded Cage

Running. They had to keep running. The night was dark, the cold so bitter that it pierced straight through to their bones, but still, they couldn’t stop. Not when death itself chased their heels.

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Anything But Fine

The second it happens, I know my life is over.

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Killer Content

“I swear to God, if we don’t get it this time, I’m going to kill you both.” Cami’s face is red with exertion.

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House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland | Book trailer – Out Now

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/house-of-hollow-9780143796992 Read an extract: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/house-of-hollow-9780143796992/extracts/2472-house-of-hollow Iris Hollow and her two older sisters are unquestionably strange.

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MADE BY MORGAN by Morgan Hipworth | Out October 2021

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/made-by-morgan-9781761043840 Australian chef extraordinaire and influencer Morgan Hipworth shares his passion for food and his incredible story, from holding his first Sweets and Treats home bake sale at age nine, to opening his iconic Melbourne bakehouse Bistro Morgan at fifteen, to being a guest judge on Junior MasterChef Australia at nineteen, inspiring the next generation of food lovers.

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The Gilded Cage by Lynette Noni | OUT NOW

#1 bestselling Australian YA author Lynette Noni is back with the second book in the breathtaking Prison Healer trilogy!

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Anything But Fine by Tobias Madden | Out September 2021

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/anything-but-fine-9781761042027 A heartfelt and hilarious Australian YA debut from a rising star.

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The Unsolved Mysteries that Inspired House of Hollow

Author Krystal Sutherland shares her favourite stories.

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Cinnamon Scrolls

Learn to make the famous scrolls of Bistro Morgan Bakehouse.

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Anything But Fine | Q&A with Tobias Madden

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/anything-but-fine-9781761042027 A heartfelt and hilarious Australian YA debut from a rising star.

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Go-To Brownies

Morgan Hipworth's best brownies ever.

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Krystal Sutherland Q&A

House of Hollow author on ghost doors, googling corpses and advice to aspiring YA authors.

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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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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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The Magpie Society: One for Sorrow

The night she died, all our phones were turned off.