Young Adult books set in United Kingdom (7)

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Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson EN

Rating: 5 (5 votes)
'Fifteen men on the dead man's chest - Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!' All hands on deck for the swashbuckling adventure of a lifetime! Treasure Island has captivated children for decades and remains Robert Louis Stevenson's most famous book. With the legendary Long John Silver leading a mutinous pirate crew, children won't want to miss the boat on this classic tale of treasure and treachery.


Coraline by Neil Gaiman EN

Rating: 4 (7 votes)
In Coraline's family's new flat there's a locked door. On the other side is a brick wall—until Coraline unlocks the door . . . and finds a passage to another flat in another house just like her own. Only different. The food is better there. Books have pictures that writhe and crawl and shimmer. And there's another mother and father there who want Coraline to be their little girl. They want to change her and keep her with them. . . . Forever. Coraline is an extraordinary fairy tale/nightmare from the uniquely skewed imagination of #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman.


Watership Down by Richard Adams EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
An allegorical tale of survival in which a band of wild rabbits leave their ancestral home to build a more humane society


Heartstopper #5: A Graphic Novel by Alice Oseman EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
*Now an acclaimed live-action Netflix series!* Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. The bestselling LGBTQ+ graphic novel about life, love, and everything that happens in between: this is the fifth volume of the much-loved HEARTSTOPPER series, featuring gorgeous two-color artwork. Nick and Charlie are very much in love. They've finally said those three little words, and Charlie has almost persuaded his mum to let him sleep over at Nick's house... but with Nick going off to university next year, is everything about to change? By Alice Oseman, winner of the YA Book Prize, Hearts... continue


Heartstopper by Alice Oseman EN

Rating: 4 (4 votes)
Tegneserie - graphic novel. Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. An LGBT about life, love, and everything that happens in between. Charlie and Nick are at the same school, but they've never met - until one day when they're made to sit together. They quickly become friends, and soon Charlie is falling hard for Nick, even though he doesn't think he has a chance. But love works in surprising ways, and Nick is more interested in Charlie than either of them realized. Heartstopper is about love, friendship, loyalty and mental illness


The Blue Book of Nebo by Manon Steffan Ros EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Shortlisted for the Yoto Carnegie Medal for Writing 2023 Dylan was six when The End came, back in 2018; when the electricity went off for good, and the ‘normal’ 21st-century world he knew disappeared. Now he’s 14 and he and his mam have survived in their isolated hilltop house above the village of Nebo in north-west Wales, learning new skills, and returning to old ways of living. Despite their close understanding, the relationship between mother and son changes subtly as Dylan must take on adult responsibilities. And they each have their own secrets, which emerge as, in tu... continue


The Society for Soulless Girls by Laura Steven EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
A dark academia thriller romance with a supernatural twist. From the winner of the Comedy Women in Print Prize 'An intimate exploration of women's anger, bladed with mystery and sapphic desire. Laura Steven has cut a modern Gothic gem, leaving room for glints of her trademark humour' - Samantha Shannon Ten years ago, four students lost their lives in the infamous North Tower murders at the elite Carvell College of Arts, forcing Carvell to close its doors. Now Carvell is reopening, and fearless student Lottie is determined to find out what really happened. But when her roommate, Alice, stumbles... continue