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YA fiction: If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

Chosen for the Zoella Autumn Bookclub 2016

If I Was Your Girl

If I Was Your Girl

Amanda Hardy is the new girl at school. Like everyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is holding back. Even from Grant, the guy she's falling in love with. Amanda has a secret. At her old school, she used to be called Andrew. And secrets always have a way of getting out... A book about loving yourself and being loved for who you really are.

£7.99

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Real and raw and layered and wonderful. Alex Gino, author of George
Important and brave. Read this wonderful book, just read it. Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places

Choose a category or scroll down for this month's highlights. All Usborne Young Adult books are available in print and ebook editions.

The Spinster Club series by Holly Bourne

The Spinster Club are back, and ready for more fun, feminism and cheesy snacks in bestselling YA author Holly Bourne's new novella.

...And a Happy New Year?

Same bench. Same view. Same girls. And yet totally different girls. Evie, Amber and Lottie are having a New Year party to remember! For the first time since leaving college, all three girls are back together. It’s time for fun and flirting, snogs and shots. (And not tears and tantrums and horrible secrets.) Because everything’s going right for these girls – Spinster Club for ever! Right?

£9.99

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...And a Happy New Year?

If you’ve ever felt out of the ordinary, this is for you... enjoyable without being flippant, incisive without being preachy. The Guardian review of Am I Normal Yet?

Visit our Holly Bourne page or find out how to set up your own Spinster Club on Holly's blog.

More of Me – award winner

More of Me by Kathryn Evans is the winner of the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival First book Award, the first Young Adult book to win the award.

More of Me

More of Me

Teva's life seems normal: school, friends, boyfriend. But at home she hides an impossible secret. Eleven other Tevas. Because once a year, Teva separates into two, leaving a younger version of herself stuck at the same age, in the same house... watching the new Teva live the life that she'd been living. But as her seventeenth birthday rolls around, Teva is determined not to let it happen again. She's going to fight for her future. Even if that means fighting herself.

£6.99

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A gripping and thought-provoking story of growing up and teen identity. Edinburgh International Book Festival

New this month

Instructions for a Second-hand Heart

Jonny has a faulty heart and his time is running out. Niamh has just lost her twin brother in a tragic accident. As their fates collide, soon Jonny is on the mend - but desperate to know more about his donor. When he tracks down Niamh, he only intends to find out about her brother, the first owner of his heart. He doesn't plan on falling in love... A stunning, tear-jerking novel about grief, guilt, and the unpredictability of love.

£6.99

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Instructions for a Second-hand Heart

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The Broken Trilogy by L.A. Weatherly

From the bestselling author of the Angel Trilogy comes this stunning new series.

Amity is a Peacefighter in a distorted echo of 1940s America, where your date of birth marks your destiny. With corruption rife and friends murdered, no one can be trusted...

Broken Sky

Welcome to a ‘perfect’ world. Where war is illegal, where harmony rules. And where your date of birth marks your destiny. But nothing is perfect. And in a world this broken, who can Amity trust? From the bestselling author of the Angel trilogy comes Broken Sky – an exhilarating epic set in a daring and distorted echo of 1940s America and first in a new trilogy.

£8.99

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Broken Sky

Darkness Follows

Welcome to Harmony 5: A secure prison camp where the rebellious and the discordant are broken. The rules are simple here: obedience or death. But in a world this dark, what has Amity got to lose?

£8.99

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Darkness Follows

Read about L.A. Weatherly's research for her new book Darkness Follows on the Usborne YA Shelfies blog.