Last Bus to Everland by Sophie Cameron

Last Bus to Everland by Sophie Cameron

Brody Fair feels like nobody gets him: not his overworked parents, not his genius older brother, and definitely not the girls in the projects set on making his life miserable. Then he meets Nico, an art student who takes Brody to Everland, a “knock-off Narnia” that opens its door at 11:21pm each Thursday for Nico and his band of present-day misfits and miscreants.

Here Brody finds his tribe and a weekly respite from a world where he feels out of place… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Ableism
  • Homomisia
  • Eating disorder
  • Agoraphobia
  • Panic attacks
  • Suicide discussed
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The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron

The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron

Nadia lives in the city of Canaan, where life is safe and structured, hemmed in by white stone walls and no memory of what came before. But every twelve years the city descends into the bloody chaos of the Forgetting, a day of no remorse when each person’s memories – of parents, children, love, life, and self – are lost. Unless they have been written.

It is 1943, and for four years, sIn Canaan, your book is your truth and your identity, and Nadia knows… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Self-harm
  • Suicide mentioned
  • Blood depiction
  • Murder
  • Torture
  • Knife violence & stabbing
  • Poisoning
  • Kidnapping
  • Flogging mentioned
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The Belle and the Beard by Kate Canterbary  

The Belle and the Beard by Kate Canterbary

Jasper-Anne Cleary’s guide to salvaging your life when you find yourself publicly humiliated, out of work, and unemployable at 35—not to mention newly single:

1. Run away. Seriously, there’s no shame in disappearing. Go to that rustic old cottage your aunt left you. Look out for the colony of bats and the leaky roof. Oh, and the barrel-chested neighbour with shoulders like the broad side of a barn. Definitely look out for him… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexism
  • Slut-shaming recounted
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Drug use mentioned
  • Pregnancy & childbirth mentioned
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Death of aunt recounted
  • Death of a father from suicide recounted
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You Let Me In by Camilla Bruce

You Let Me In by Camilla Bruce

Everyone knew bestselling novelist Cassandra Tipp had twice got away with murder. Even her family were convinced of her guilt. So when she disappears, leaving only a long letter behind, they can but suspect that her conscience finally killed her.

But the letter is not what anyone expected. It tells two chilling, darkly disturbing stories. One is a story of bloody nights and magical gifts, of children lost to the woods, of husbands made from twigs and feathers and bones . . .

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Child abuse
  • Sexual assault
  • Self-harm
  • Suicide
  • Abortion mentioned
  • Dismemberment
  • Murder

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The Decagon House Murders by Yukito Ayatsuji

The Decagon House Murders by Yukito Ayatsuji

The members of a university mystery club decide to visit an island that was the site of a grisly, unsolved multiple murder the year before. They’re looking forward to investigating the crime, putting their passion for solving mysteries to practical use, but before long there is a fresh murder, and soon the club members realise they are being picked off one by one. The remaining amateur sleuths will have to use all of their murder-mystery expertise to find the killer before they end up dead too.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Suicide
  • Grief depiction
  • Murder

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Come Away with Me by Jaye Robin Brown 

Come Away with Me by Jaye Robin Brown

One minute, Tegan Lawson has everything she could hope for: an adoring husband, Gabe, and a baby on the way. The next, a patch of black ice causes a devastating accident that will change her life in ways she never could have imagined.

Tegan is consumed by grief, not to mention her anger toward Gabe, who was driving on the night of the crash. But just when she thinks she’s hit rock bottom, Gabe reminds her of their Jar of Spontaneity, a col… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Depression
  • Attempted suicide
  • Miscarriage
  • Surgery (hysterectomy)
  • Death of a partner
  • Car accident
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Black Girl Unlimited by Echo Brown

Black Girl Unlimited by Echo Brown

Echo Brown is a wizard from the East Side, where apartments are small and parents suffer addictions to the white rocks. Yet there is magic . . . everywhere. New portals begin to open when Echo transfers to the rich school on the West Side, and an insightful teacher becomes a pivotal mentor.

Each day, Echo travels between two worlds, leaving her brothers, her friends, and a piece of herself behind on the East Side. There are dangers to leaving behind the place that made you. Echo soon realizes… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Racism
  • Sexism
  • Paedophilia & child sexual assault
  • Rape
  • Depressive episode
  • Dissociation
  • Suicide
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Overdose
  • Alcohol abuse
  • Drug abuse
  • Death of a parent
  • Murder
  • Car accident
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Suns Will Rise by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell 

Suns Will Rise by Jessica Brody & Joanne Rendell

A traitor. A prisoner. A fugitive. Wanted by the Regime. Destined to save the planet.

Laterre is at a crossroads. The Patriarche and his wife are dead, killed by the Red Scar—a militant group who calls for more bloodshed. And the corrupt General is in control of the planet, with the Third Estate believing his corrupt lies. But not all are easily fooled… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Suicide
  • Blood & gore depiction
  • Depiction of dead bodies
  • Bombings
  • Torture
  • Riots
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Into the River by Mark Brandi

Into the River by Mark Brandi

Also known as Wimmera.

Growing up in a small country town, Ben and Fab spend their days playing cricket, wanting a pair of Nike Air Maxes and not talking about how Fab’s dad hits him, or how the sudden death of Ben’s next-door neighbour unsettled him. Almost teenagers, they already know some things are better left unsaid.

Then a newcomer arrived. Fab reckoned he was a secret agent and he and Ben staked him out. He looked strong. Maybe even stronger than Fab’s dad. Neither… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Racism & racial slurs
  • Paedophilia, child sexual abuse & grooming
  • Domestic violence
  • Suicide
  • Graphic dismemberment
  • Murder
  • Animal death
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Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley 

Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Della can’t work out why her adored older sister Suki screams in her sleep. Suki has always been Della’s protector, especially after their mother went to prison and her boyfriend took the sisters in. But who has been protecting Suki?

Della is in trouble at school for having a big mouth, but after she stands up to the class bully other girls rally to her cause. When Suki tries to kill herself, Della decides it’s time to tell their secrets and speak out… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexual assault
  • Verbal & emotional abuse
  • Addiction
  • Attempted suicide
  • Bullying
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