unsettled conditions, partly cloudy, expect squalls.
Sunny Hathaway doesn't cope well with change. So when her expertly blended family moves from the house she grew up in to her late grandmothers mansion on the river, dark clouds gather on her horizon. Even her dad's hous is no longer a refuge because her brand new half-sister has turned the world up side down, and no one seems sure how to turn it right-side-up again.
Its up to irrepressible sunny to weather the storm of feisty dogs, a grumpy gardener, an angel sighting and a boy who nits,
Imagine a WebTV show coming to your school and asking you to be a Coolhunter! Imagine being sent to far-flung corners of the globe, hunting cool. Imagine going from zero to hero in a split-second and finding that all the weird, totally un-cool things you like are suddenly setting the world on fire . . .
It's 1986 and Halley's Comet is hurtling towards Earth. Everyone is talking about what the comet will bring - wishes could be granted, people might go mad, great disasters could happen...
When Andrew is asked to write down his greatest wish for the Comet Box, he can think of only one thing – that his runaway sister Amelia will finally come home. As the comet draws nearer he begins to learn the reasons why she left in the first place and the more he learns, the more he wants to forget.
What do you do when you’ve just lost three of your best mates?
Who do you turn to when your life is suddenly bound to a wheelchair?
Dan has dodged the Reaper again. If he were a cat, five of his nine lives would be gone—when his mates didn’t even get second chances. He’s still grieving their deaths when he’s dragged on a family holiday at a remote island lighthouse.
Left alone, at what feels like the end of the earth, Dan starts sensing a mysterious girl. Is she a dream? Or has he somehow hooked into the spirit world?
One of the country's finest young cellists, 16 year-old Hugh Twycross has a very bright future. A future that has been mapped out by his parents, his teachers, by everybody, it seems, except Hugh Twycross.
Hugh has a secret, though: he loves cars and he loves car racing. When his newly discovered grandfather, Poppy, asks him to go on a road trip to Uluru in his 1970 Holden HT Monaro, Hugh decides, for once in his life, to do the unexpected.
On a sunny day in June, fifteen-year-old Jane Arrowood went for a swim. And then everything - absolutely everything - changed. Now she’s counting down the days until she returns to school with her fake arm, where she knows kids will whisper, "That’s her - that’s Shark Girl," as she passes.
The people of Carrick have been whispering behind Neen's back for most of her life; ever since her father drowned and her mother disappeared.
The townspeople say her mother was a merrow who has returned to her real home in the ocean. Neen wonders if perhaps the villagers are right. But if her mother is a merrow then what does this make Neen?
This pitiless summer all the talk will end in trouble.
All Neen wants is the truth.
What if your oldest, wildest, only best friend started writing a musical about your life…and it made you look like a joke?
What if the girl you didn’t think you were interested in started being interested in you?
And who is this other guy called Will Grayson?
The other Will Grayson:
What if you are technically depressed? What if you’re in love with someone you’ve never met?
And what’s the story with the guy walking around with your name?
Once, in a street not very far from yours, there lived a girl called Anonymity Jones.
Anonymity's life is falling apart. Her father has left to have a mid-life crisis, her mother's new boyfriend is a definite worry, her Europe-bound sister has changed her name (just to make a point) and all her girl friends are now girlfriends, with boyfriends.
And then there's the art teacher.
Anonymity is losing control, and it's decision time. Does she hang on, get out, or get even?
'The best day of my life happened when I was five and almost died at Disney World. I'm sixteen now, so you can imagine that's left me with quite a few days of major suckage.'
Cameron has just had some bad news: he's sick and is going to die. Which totally sucks. But then hope arrives in the form of Dulcie, a loopy punk angel with a bad sugar habit who promises Cam there is a cure if he's willing to go in search of it.