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News  •  2 July 2021

 

Superproofs are here!

In stores July 2021, until stocks run out.

A ‘superproof’ is a collection of extracts featuring some of our favourite books for young readers. Visit your local bookstore and pick up a free superproof when you buy one or more Puffin or Penguin titles, while stocks last.

This Book is Free is our Puffin superproof, filled with 14 extracts from some of our bestselling series like Alice-Miranda, Tom Weekly and Diary of a Wimpy Kid. It’s a great way for kids to discover a new story and decide what they want to read next. You’ll receive a copy of This Book is Free when you purchase any Puffin title at participating stores, while stocks last.

Penguin Teen Superproof is our Penguin YA superproof, featuring 16 extracts from some of our biggest young adult books coming out in 2021. In here you’ll find the first chapter or few from hit YA authors Becky Albertalli, Lynette Noni, Karen McManus and Krystal Sutherland. Pick up a free copy of Penguin Teen Superproof when you purchase any Penguin YA title at participating stores, while stocks last.


The Gilded Cage (The Prison Healer Book 2) Lynette Noni

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

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The Queen's Assassin Melissa De La Cruz

Perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Red Queen, this is the first novel in a sweeping YA fantasy-romance duet about a deadly assassin, his mysterious apprentice, and the country they are sworn to protect from #1 NYT bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz.

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When Days Tilt Karen Ginnane

Magic, mystery and darkness – a gripping fantasy adventure for lovers of Philip Pullman’s Northern Lights. In this page-turning debut, one girl must figure out why she is the key to two worlds, before time itself falls under the control of the powerful and the greedy.

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Beasts of Prey Ayana Gray

Fate binds two teenagers as they strike a dangerous alliance to hunt down the ancient creature terrorising their home.

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The Midnight Girls Alicia Jasinska

In a snow-cloaked kingdom, two wicked rivals secretly compete for the pure heart of a prince, only to discover they might be falling for each other. 'A magical, immersive and feminist fantasy – I wanted it to last forever.' - New York Times, USA Today and internationally bestselling author, Amie Kaufman

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Kate in Waiting Becky Albertalli

From the author of Love, Simon (Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda) bestselling YA rom-com queen Becky Albertalli, comes a new novel about daring to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight in love, life and, yes, theatre.

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From Little Tokyo, With Love Sarah Kuhn

Ever feel like you're stuck in a fairy tale gone wrong? Celebrated author Sarah Kuhn explores the highs and lows of love and loss in this funny and poignant story of a girl who never thought happy endings were for people like her.

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Anything But Fine Tobias Madden

A heartfelt and hilarious Australian YA debut from a rising star.

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Instructions for Dancing Nicola Yoon

A stand-out new YA romance from the number 1 bestselling author of Everything, Everything - this is Dirty Dancing with a supernatural twist.

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What Beauty There Is Cory Anderson

An exhilarating and emotional thriller from an incredible new voice in YA fiction that will grip readers from the first sentence to the last.

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The Break Phillip Gwynne

From the author of the literary hit, Deadly Unna?, comes a fast-paced rite-of-passage set amid the mythical surf and island culture of Bali, and up to its neck in the madness of its politics and the terrifying consequences of breaking the rules…

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The Magpie Society: One for Sorrow Zoe Sugg and Amy McCulloch

The first thrilling instalment in the addictive new series from author duo Zoe Sugg and Amy McCulloch.

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The Cousins Karen M. McManus

An explosive YA thriller from international bestselling author of One of Us is Lying.

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House of Hollow Krystal Sutherland

A New York Times Bestseller! An Instant Indie Bestseller! '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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The Upper World Femi Fadugba

A startling original thriller from major new talent Femi Fadugba, THE UPPER WORLD is as mind-blowing as a Christopher Nolan epic with the high-stakes drama of TOP BOY.

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Hawk: A Maximum Ride Novel James Patterson

A story for a new generation of Maximum Ride fans! Max's daughter Hawk is growing up hard and fast in gritty, post-apocalyptic New York City. She stays under the radar to survive... until a destiny that's perilously close to her mother's forces her to take flight.

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Super Geeks 1: Fish and Chips James Hart

The story of two best friends' quest for WORLD DOMINATION!

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK1) Jeff Kinney

The first book in the phenomenally successful series Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney is now an animated original Disney+ movie.

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Tom Weekly 1: My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up Tristan Bancks, Gus Gordon

A nail-biting - no, make that toe-biting - thrill ride through one boy's life.

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Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal Jeff Kinney

Get ready for a whole new look into Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid! Introducing the newest Wimpy Kid author—Rowley Jefferson!

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The Danger Gang Tom Fletcher

The electrifying instant number one bestseller from Tom Fletcher - now available in paperback!

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Alice-Miranda At School Jacqueline Harvey

Move over, Matilda, and step aside, Madeline, there's a new charming miniature heroine about to make her mark.

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Exploding Endings 1: Painted Dogs & Doom Cakes Tim Harris

A hilarious collection of short stories from award-winning author Tim Harris that will have readers laughing out loud.

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Secrets of a Schoolyard Millionaire Nat Amoore

The hilarious story of one bag of cash, two best friends and a whole lot of trouble.

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Murder Most Unladylike Robin Stevens

The first gripping, award-winning mystery starring schoolgirl detectives, Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong.

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Friday Barnes 1: Girl Detective R.A. Spratt

Imagine if Sherlock Holmes was an eleven-year-old girl!

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Once Morris Gleitzman

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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Book 1) Rick Riordan

The first bestselling book in Rick Riordan's phenomenally successful Percy Jackson series.

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You Must Be Layla Yassmin Abdel-Magied

With her long skirt and headscarf Layla certainly stands out at her new high school. Everyone thinks they know her, just from a glance. But do they? And does Layla really know herself?

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Ranger's Apprentice 1: The Ruins Of Gorlan John Flanagan

The New York Times and Australian mega-bestselling series about Will and his friends from Castle Redmont starts here!

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