POTTER AND MCAULEY NEW FICTION HOLIDAY READING 2015

The 26-storey treehouse – Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

If you’re like most readers, you’re probably wondering just how Andy and Terry met. Well, it’s a long story, but a pretty exciting one, and it’s mostly true! Come on up, choose a hammock, and they’ll tell you all about it (just don’t go in the maze they’re still ironing out a few bugs…).

39 storey treehouseThe 39-storey treehouse – Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

Andy and Terry’s amazing treehouse has 13 new levels including a chocolate waterfall, a non-erupting active volcano, an opera house, a baby-dinosaur petting zoo, Andy and Terry’s Believe it or Else! museum, a not-very-merry merry-go-round, a boxing elephant called the Trunkinator, an X-Ray room, a disco with light-up dance floor, the world’s scariest roller-coaster and a top-secret 39th level that hasn’t even been finished yet!

52-storey treehouseThe 52-storey treehouse – Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

Andy and Terry’s amazing treehouse has 13 new levels including a chainsaw-juggling level, a make-your-own-pizza parlour, a rocket-powered carrot-launcher, a life-size snakes and ladders game, a remembering booth, a Ninja Snail Training Academy and a high-tech detective agency, with all the latest high-tech detective technology, including a hot-donut vending machine! Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!

sword art online, fairy dance. 2Sword Art Online , Fairy dance 2 – Reki Kawahara, Tsubasa Haduki

Kirito jumps into a new VRMMORPG called ALfheim Online (ALO) in search of Asuna, who still hasn’t regained consciousness. On his quest to find the World Tree and reach Asuna, he meets a sylph girl named Leafa. A veteran player experienced with the sword, Leafa recognizes that Kirito is motivated by serious circumstances and decides to help him.

the ABC murdersThe ABC murders – Agatha Christie

There’s a serial killer on the loose, bent on working his way through the alphabet. And as a macabre calling card he leaves beside each victim’s corpe the ABC Railway Guide open at the name of the town where the murder has taken place.

an abundance of katherinesAn abundance of Katherines – John Green

Katherine V thought boys were gross
Katherine X just wanted to be friends
Katherine XVIII dumped him in an e-mail
K-19 broke his heart
When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton’s type happens to be girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact.

adamAdam & Matthew – Ariel Schrag

When Adam Freedman — a skinny, awkward, inexperienced teenager from Piedmont, California — goes to stay with his older sister Casey in New York City, he is hopeful that his life is about to change. And it sure does.

afterworldAfterworld – Lynette Lounsbury

Dom is the youngest person ever to arrive in the Necropolis, the ‘waiting place’ between death and what comes after. And it isn’t long before he catches the attention of Satarial, a cruel Nephilim from the beginning of time, who has grim plans to use Dom as entertainment in his vicious gladiatorial games.

all the bright placesAll the bright places – Jennifer Niven

The Fault in Our Stars meets Eleanor and Park in this exhilarating and heart-wrenching love story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die.

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Elle Fanning!

Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him.

amy and matthewAmy & Matthew – Cammie McGovern

Amy and Matthew are two teenagers that not only have to deal with the usual trials and tribulations of adolescence, but also cerebral palsy (her) and obsessive compulsive disorder (him). Right from the get-go, the reader will completely fall in love with Amy and her cheerful determination to make friends by hiring schoolmates to be her helpers. Several students sign up, sometimes just to improve their school credits, but Matthew and Amy soon realise they have a bond which develops into more than a friendship.

the beast of blackmoor bogThe beast of Blackmoor Bog – Kate Forsyth

After escaping the bog-men in the wilds of the Witchwood, Sebastian, Quinn, Elanor and Tom journey south on their impossible quest. Sebastian and Elanor seek help from Crowthorne Castle, but both allies and enemies will reveal themselves. Tom and Quinn venture into the mysterious moors…where a hideous beast lies waiting.

belzharBelzhar – Meg Wolitzer

If life were fair, Jam Gallahue would still be at home in New Jersey with her sweet British boyfriend, Reeve Maxfield. She’d be watching old comedy sketches with him. She’d be kissing him in the library stacks.

the black guardThe black guard – A.J. Smith

The launch of an heroic fantasy saga set in the lands of Ro, an epic landscape of mountain fortresses, vast grasslands, roiling ocean and slumbering gods.

the blood of olympusThe blood of Olympus – Rick Riordan

Though the Greek and Roman crew members of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen—all of them—and they’re stronger than ever. They must be stopped before the Feast of Spes, when Gaea plans to have two demigods sacrificed in Athens. She needs their blood—the blood of Olympus—in order to wake.

blue lily, lily blueBlue Lily, Lily Blue – Maggie Stiefvater

There is danger in dreaming. But there is even more danger in waking up.

Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs.

breatheBreathe – Abbi Glines

There is danger in dreaming. But there is even more danger in waking up.

Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs.

 bride of the water godBride of the Water God. Vol. 15 – Mi-Kyung Yun

Mui and Soah’s attempts to live happily in the human world are complicated by Soah’s former human fiancé and his sister — who quickly falls in love with the powerless Mui. The former water god’s odd curse remains, too, making him revert to his childish form whenever Soah is near. More vulnerable than ever, several devious schemers in the realm of the gods and on earth wish to rend Mui away from his lover! Mi-Kyung Yun’s lavishly detailed, romantic manhwa series of draws you in from the first exquisitely drawn page!

change of heartChange of heart – Jodi Picoult

The acclaimed #1 “New York Times” bestselling author presents a spellbinding tale of a mother’s tragic loss and one man’s last chance at gaining salvation.Can we save ourselves, or do we rely on others to do it? Is what we believe always the truth?

the children actThe children act – Ian McEwan

Fiona Maye is a High Court judge in London presiding over cases in family court. She is fiercely intelligent, well-respected, and deeply immersed in the nuances of her particular field of law. Often the outcome of a case seems simple from the outside, the course of action to ensure a child’s welfare obvious. But the law requires more rigor than mere pragmatism, and Fiona is expert in considering the sensitivities of culture and religion when handing down her verdicts.

codeCode – Kathy Reichs, Brendan Reichs

The Virals are put to the ultimate test when they find a geocache containing an ornate puzzle box. Shelton decodes the cipher inside, only to find more tantalizing clues left by “The Gamemaster.” A second, greater geocache is within reach—if the Virals are up to the challenge.

the colest girl in coldtownThe coldest girl in Coldtown – Holly Black

Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadent bloody mix of predator and prey. The only problem is, once you pass through Coldtown’s gates, you can never leave.

countdownCountdown – Natalie Standiford

The clock has finally run out for the Cahills. As the leaders of the world’s most powerful family, Dan and Amy have been in the crosshairs for too long. It was only a matter of time until luck failed them.

D.GREAY-MAN SERIES

D. Gray-man. 10D.Gray-man. 10 – Katsura Hoshino

Cursed teenage boy saves mankind one soul at a time. Set in a fictional 19th century England, D.Gray-man is the story of Allen Walker, a 15-year-old boy who roams the Earth in search of Innocence. Washed away to unknown parts of the world after The Great Flood, Innocence is the mysterious substance used to create weapons that obliterate demons known as akuma.

D.Gray-man. 9D.Gray-man/ 9 – Katsura Hoshino

Hordes of akuma are arriving in Edo to join the Earl, who has found a nefarious use for one of the greatest of all Biblical artifacts. Meanwhile, one akuma has invaded the Asian Branch of the Dark Order to take care of Allen once and for all. Allen doesn’t appear to stand a chance, but the very nature of the akuma’s attack starts something no one could have anticipated, and might wind up changing the fate of the world!

D.Gray-man 8D.Gray-man 8 – Katsura Hoshino

The battle on the sea continues, with the swarm of evolved akuma pressing hard on the Exorcists. Lenalee tries to tackle one akuma on her own, but realizes she can prevail only by unleashing the full force of her Innocence. Back on the ship Lavi prepares to call on a special attribute of his own Innocence. Will any of this be enough? Can the Exorcists hold on, or will they need help that may or may not come?

D.Gray-man 7D.Gray-man 7 – Katsura Hoshino

Allen has disappeared. Lavi and Lenalee rush to find him, only to wind up confronting a horde of akuma pursuing Allen’s golem Timcanpy. After dealing with this they are ordered to continue their mission without Allen, his place to be taken by a new Exorcist–Miranda Lotto. Allen, meanwhile, wakes up inside the Asian Branch of the Black Ministry to the sobering reality that he has lost his Innocence!

D.Gray-man 6D.Gray-man 6 – Katsura Hoshino

A horde of akuma is closing in on Allen, but instead of attacking him they mysteriously head right for another exorcist, Suman Dark! His tragic story and the secret of his unique Innocence are revealed, but in the process Suman’s life is threatened. Allen tries his best to save his comrade by putting himself in grave danger!

Deadly little sinsDeadly little sins ; a prep school confidential novel – Kara Taylor

In Kara Taylor’s Deadly Little Sins, Anne Dowling investigates a mysterious disappearance in this fast-paced, twisty conclusion to the Prep School Confidential series.

Diary of a wimpy kid; the long haulDiary of a wimpy kid; the long haul – Jeff Kenney

Greg Heffley and his family hit the road in author-illustrator Jeff Kinney’s latest installment of the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

Divergent - Veronic RothDivergent – Veronic Roth

In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue–Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives.

The dying of the light - Derek LandyThe dying of the light – Derek Landy

The War of the Sanctuaries has been won, but it was not without its casualties. Following the loss of Valkyrie Cain, skullduggery Pleasant must use any and all means to track down and stop Darquesse before she turns the world into a charred, lifeless cinder.

Janet Edwards EARTH SERIES

earth flightEarth Flight – Janet Edwards

It’s time to risk it all!

The thrilling conclusion to Janet Edward’s sensational debut YA sci-fi trilogy.

Jarra never wanted to be a celebrity. All she ever wanted was to gain some respect for the people left on Earth: the unlucky few whose immune system prevents them from portalling to other planets.

Earth Girl - Janet EdwardsEarth Girl – Janet Edwards

A sensational YA science fiction debut from an exciting new British author. Jarra is stuck on Earth while the rest of humanity portals around the universe. But can she prove to the norms that she’s more than just an Earth Girl?

Earth Star - Janet EdwardsEarth Star – Janet Edwards

18-year-old Jarra has a lot to prove. After being awarded one of the military’s highest honours for her role in a daring rescue attempt, Jarra finds herself – and her Ape status – in the spotlight. Jarra is one of the unlucky few born with an immune system that cannot survive on other planets. Derided as an ‘ape’ – a ‘throwback’ – by the rest of the universe, Jarra is on a mission to prove that Earth Girls are just as good as anyone else.

STARTERS SERIES – LISSA PRICE

startersStarters – Lissa Price

Callie lost her parents when the Spore Wars wiped out everyone between the ages of twenty and sixty. She and her little brother, Tyler, go on the run, living as squatters with their friend Michael and fighting off renegades who would kill them for a cookie. Callie’s only hope is Prime Destinations, a disturbing place in Beverly Hills run by a mysterious figure known as the Old Man.

Enders - Lissa PriceEnders – Lissa Price

Someone is after Starters like Callie and Michael – teens with chips in their brains. They want to experiment on anyone left over from Prime Destinations –With the body bank destroyed, Callie no longer has to rent herself out to creepy Enders. But Enders can still get inside her mind and make her do things she doesn’t want to do. Like hurt someone she loves.

Eventual poppy day - Libby HathornEventual poppy day – Libby Hathorn

Painstakingly researched and extremely well written, this is a novel that moves deftly and easily from one time period to another and yet still allows the novel to retain an overall sense of cohesion. Respected YA author Libby Hathorn has drawn on family history and done extensive research to write a fascinating book that profiles two young protagonists, both seventeen years of age, who are related: Maurice, who went to Gallipoli and the Western Front and his great-great nephew, Oliver, who is trying to deal with difficult family circumstances but whose discovery of Maurice’s WW1 diary changes the way he sees the world.

The evolution of Mara Dyer - Michell HodkinThe evolution of Mara Dyer – Michell Hodkin

The truth about Mara Dyer’s dangerous and mysterious abilities continues to unravel in the New York Times bestselling sequel to the thrilling The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer. Mara Dyer once believed she could run from her past.She can’t. She used to think her problems were all in her head. They aren’t. She couldn’t imagine that after everything she’s been through, the boy she loves would still be keeping secrets. She’s wrong. In this gripping sequel to The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, the truth evolves and choices prove deadly. What will become of Mara Dyer next?

Fary tail. 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 – Hiro Mashima, William Flanagan

Fary tail. 21- Hiro Mashima, William Flanagan Fary tail. 22- Hiro Mashima, William Flanagan Fary tail. 23- Hiro Mashima, William Flanagan Fary tail. 24- Hiro Mashima, William Flanagan Fary tail. 25- Hiro Mashima, William Flanagan

17-year-old Lucy is an attractive mage-in-training who wants to join a magician’s guild so that she can become a full-fledged magician. The guild she dreams about joining is the most famous in the world and it is known as the Fairy Tail. One day she meets Natsu, a boy raised by a Dragon who mysteriously left him when he was young. Natsu has devoted his life to finding his Dragon father. When Natsu helps Lucy out of a tricky situation, she discovers that he is a member of the Fairy Tail magician’s guild and our heroes’ adventure together begins.

The testing - Joelle CharbonneauThe testing – Joelle Charbonneau

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. Isn’t that what they say? But how close is too close when they may be one in the same?

The Seven Stages War left much of the planet a charred wasteland. The future belongs to the next generation’s chosen few who must rebuild it. But to enter this elite group, candidates must first pass The Testing—their one chance at a college education and a rewarding career.

And then there were none - Agatha ChristieAnd then there were none – Agatha Christie

First, there were ten – a curious assortment of strangers summoned as weekend guests to a private island off the coast of Devon. Their host, an eccentric millionaire unknown to all of them, is nowhere to be found. All that the guests have in common is a wicked past they’re unwilling to reveal – and a secret that will seal their fate. For each has been marked for murder.  This shattered world – Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner.  The second installment in the epic Starbound trilogy introduces a new pair of star-crossed lovers on two sides of a bloody war.  Jubilee Chase and Flynn Cormac should never have met.  Lee is captain of the forces sent to Avon to crush the terraformed planet’s rebellious colonists, but she has her own reasons for hating the insurgents.

Thousand words - Jennifer BrownThousand words – Jennifer Brown

Ashleigh’s boyfriend, Kaleb, is about to leave for college, and Ashleigh is worried that he’ll forget about her while he’s away. So at a legendary end-of-summer pool party, Ashleigh’s friends suggest she text him a picture of herself — sans swimsuit — to take with him. Before she can talk herself out of it, Ashleigh strides off to the bathroom, snaps a photo in the full-length mirror, and hits “send.”

TV star tales from the no-so-fabulous lifeTV star : tales from the no-so-fabulous life – Rachel Renee Russell

It’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid for girls in this hilarious novel!
Everyone’s been rooting for me and my crush, Brandon—and now I can FINALLY write all about what did – or didn’t – happen with our first kiss!
Sighhhhh. There’s a LOT happening right now! A reality TV crew is following me and my friends as we record our hit song together, plus there are voice lessons, dance practice, and my little sister Brianna’s latest wacky hijinks (they NEVER end).

Undivided - Neal ShustermanUndivided – Neal Shusterman

Teens control the fate of America in the fourth and final book in the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology by Neal Shusterman.
Proactive Citizenry, the company that created Cam from the parts of unwound teens, has a plan: to mass produce rewound teens like Cam for military purposes. And below the surface of that horror lies another shocking level of intrigue:

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