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TITLE AUTHOR GENRE SERIES / STANDALONE DESCRIPTION NOTES RRP DISCOUNT % DISCOUNTED PRICE
One of Us is Lying Karen McManus Thriller Standalone Six students from very different social circles walk into detention, but only 5 of them leave. A murder mystery meets The Breakfast Club.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The Hate U Give Angie Thomas Contemporary fiction Standalone A young African-American girl has to choose whether to stand up for what is right after she witnesses the shooting of her childhood friend at the hands of a police officer. Film released in 2018 £7.99 30.00% £5.59
On the Come Up Angie Thomas Contemporary fiction Standalone When aspiring rapper Bri’s first song goes viral online for the wrong reasons she finds herself forced to decide who she wants to be Film adaptation currently in production £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Children of Blood and Bone Tomi Adeyemi Fantasy First in a series, book 2 due in March 2020 When a chance encounter brings her face to face with a rogue princess escaping from the palace with an object of immense significance, Zélie finds herself on a mission to restore what was stolen from her people and claim her birth right. Film adaptation currently in production £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Noughts & Crosses Malorie Blackman Dystopian First in a 4 book series, with a 5th book due in August Romeo & Juliet set in a world where social standing is determined by skin colour. BBC series due in 2019 £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins Dystopian First in a trilogy In a dystopian version of America which was almost ruined by a rebellion, teenagers are sent to compete in a fight-to-the-death as a warning to the people Film series released £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Divergent Veronica Roth Dystopian First in a trilogy In a world where society is divided into factions based on personality traits, Tris must learn where she fits in Film series released £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Solitaire Alice Oseman Contemporary fiction Standalone Alice Oseman is possibly the best current teen author – pitch-perfect at capturing the struggles of being a modern teenager in the internet age.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Radio Silence Alice Oseman Contemporary fiction Standalone £7.99 30.00% £5.59
I Was Born For This Alice Oseman Contemporary fiction Standalone £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The Exact Opposite of Okay Laura Steven Contemporary fiction First in a duology After being involved in a national online scandal, a witty and sardonic teen girl sets out on a mission to stand up for girls everywhere. Hilariously funny and a vital read for teenagers in 2019 Laura is a local author (based in Berwick) who frequently does events in schools and Waterstones stores in the North East £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda Becky Albertalli Contemporary fiction Standalone Simon is struggling to come out to his friends and family, and when he strikes up an online friendship with the mysterious Blue he finally feels like he’s found someone who understands him. Film released in 2018 (Love, Simon) £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Ink Alice Broadway Fantasy First in a trilogy Coming-of-age story in a world where all people’s deeds are recorded on their skin.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Gone Michael Grant Dystopian First in a 6 book series Stephen King with a hint of Lovecraft for teens. When everyone over the age of 14 suddenly disappears, the kids have to figure out how to survive and deal with the superhero-like powers they are developing.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Jenny Han Contemporary fiction First in a trilogy When the letters that Lara Jean wrote to all the boys she had crushes on are accidentally posted, her love life suddenly goes from imaginary to out of control. Netflix adaptation of first book released in 2019, subsequent books to be adapted £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Illuminae Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Sci-Fi First in a trilogy Two teenagers are forced to flee their home planet after it is invaded by a intergalactic corporation. Told in the form of ‘found documents’ with diary entries, transcribed recordings and illustrations, so doesn’t feel like reading a traditional book. Louise and Katie both love this series! Film adaptation currently in production £9.99 30.00% £6.99
Cinder Marissa Meyer Sci-Fi First in a 4 book series A steampunk, sci-fi twist on the story of Cinderella (Katie can’t count how many times she’s read this series!)   £6.99 30.00% £4.89
The Knife of Never Letting Go Patrick Ness Dystopian First in a trilogy In Prentisstown everyone can hear everyone else’s thoughts in a constant, overwhelming Noise, until one day Todd stumbles on a spot of complete silence. Film due to be released in 2019 £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Eve of Man Giovanna & Tom Fletcher Sci-Fi First in a trilogy, book 2 due in 2020 Dystopian love-story where the last girl on Earth has to choose between control over her own life and the future of the human race   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Unconventional Maggie Harcourt Contemporary fiction Standalone An adorable rom-com set against the backdrop of fan conventions.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Fangirl Rainbow Rowell Contemporary fiction Standalone When twin sisters Cath and Wren go off to university, fan-fiction-writing introvert Cath has to choose whether to open her heart to new people and new experiences. Rainbow Rowell published the fan-fiction story which Cath is writing in Fangirl as Carry On – loosely based on Harry Potter £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Eleanor & Park Rainbow Rowell Contemporary fiction Standalone Two outcast teens strike up a bond over mixtapes and late night conversations   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
They Both Die at the End Adam Silvera Contemporary fiction Standalone Two boys go on an adventure of self-discovery on their last day alive.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
What if it’s Us? Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera Contemporary fiction Standalone A chance encounter between two boys at the post office sets off a will they-won’t they romance where they have to figure out if the universe is pulling them apart or pushing them together   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Everything Everything Nicola Yoon Contemporary fiction Standalone Maddie is dangerously allergic to the outside world, but when she falls in love with the boy next door she has to navigate a relationship via messages on windows and emails Film released in 2018 £7.99 30.00% £5.59
A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder Holly Jackson Thriller Standalone A teenage girl sets out to uncover the truth behind the unsolved murder case which saw her friend wrongfully accused   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
A Curse so Dark and Lonely Brigid Kemmerer Fantasy First in a series, book 2 due in 2020 A reimagining of Beauty and the Beast   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
All the Lonely People David Owen Contemporary fiction Standalone Kat is happiest in her online life, but when she becomes the target of a trolling campaign and shuts down all her online accounts she begins to fade away in the real world   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Scythe Neal Shusterman Dystopian First in a trilogy, book 3 due in Nov In a dystopian future where people live forever, two teenagers are recruited to become Scythes and control the population.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The Selection Kiera Cass Fantasy/Dystopian First in 5 book series Dystopian version of ‘The Bachelor’ set in a post World War 5 America where hand-picked girls from every district fight for the hand of the prince.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood Dystopian First in a 2 book series, book 2 due in September The ulitmate feminist dystopia in a world where women are oppressed by men in society’s bid to repopulate a failing world. Definitely one for more mature readers. TV adaptation, third series due £8.99 30.00% £6.29
Cherub – People’s Republic Robert Muchamore Contemporary fiction First in a series A James Bond-style series of spy thrillers for teens   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You Ally Carter Thriller First in a 6 book series Pacy, at times funny, and very, very tense – a real page-turner, but an easy read . £6.99 30.00% £4.89
Five Feet Apart Rachel Lippincott, Contemporary fiction Standalone Two teens fall in love with just one minor complication – they can’t get within a few feet of each other without risking their lives. Netflix film released in 2019 £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The Surface Breaks Louise O’Neill Fantasy Standalone A reimagining of The Little Mermaid from a feminist perspective   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
A Sky Painted Gold Laura Wood Historical fiction/Romance Standalone A Great-Gatsby-esque story set in 1920’s Cornwall   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
White Rabbit, Red Wolf Tom Pollock Contemporary fiction Standalone A taut thriller about murder, maths and the mind.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Only Love Can Break Your Heart Katherine Webber Contemporary fiction Standalone first love, first heartbreak, the importance of family and finding yourself   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Uglies Scott Westerfeld Dystopian First in 5 book series Tally can’t wait to turn 16 and be transformed from an Ugly to a Pretty, but then her friend Shay runs away and the dark truths of Tally’s world start to be uncovered.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Only Ever Yours Louise O’Neill Contemporary fiction Standalone A gripping dystopian which deals with issues of body image, misogyny and eating disorders.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Goodbye, Perfect Sara Barnard Contemporary fiction Standalone When Eden’s best friend runs away with a guy she knew nothing about, she is forced to question how far her loyalty to her friend goes Winner of the 2019 YA Book Prize £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Opposite of Always Justin Reynolds Contemporary fiction Standalone Jack and Kate meet at a party, but when Kate tragically dies months later, Jack is sent back to the moment they met to save her life.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
After the Fire Will Hill Thriller Standalone A psychological thriller dealing with the aftermath of a girl’s escape from a cult Winner of the 2018 YA Book Prize £8.99 30.00% £6.29
Northern Lights Philip Pullman Fantasy First in a trilogy Fantasy adventure story with a feisty heroine BBC series due in 2019 £7.99 30.00% £5.59
La Belle Sauvage Philip Pullman Fantasy First in a trilogy, book 2 due in October Prequel to His Dark Materials, set years prior when Lyra is a baby. Prequel series to His Dark Materials, but can be read as a standalone series £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The Perks of Being a Wallflower Stephen Chbosky Contemporary fiction Standalone Heartfelt coming of age story Film released in 2012 £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Half Bad Sally Green Fantasy First in a trilogy Nathan Bryn is a witch – half white witch, half black witch – his mother was a healer, his father a killer, and he’s been kept in a cage since he was 14   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
I Have No Secrets Penny Joelson Thriller Standalone Jemma has severe cerebral palsy and can’t speak. But there has been a murder, and Jemma is the only person who knows who the murderer is.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Remix Non Pratt Contemporary fiction Standalone Kaz is still reeling from being dumped by the love of her life. Ruby is bored of hearing about it. Time to change the record. Three days. Two best mates. One music festival. Zero chance of everything working out.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Slated Teri Terry Dystopian thriller First in a trilogy Kyla’s memory has been erased, her personality wiped blank, her memories lost forever. She’s been Slated.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Code Name Verity Elizabeth Wein Historical fiction/ WWII Standalone, but a couple of her other books have connections with the characters in this one A tale of courage, friendship and difficult decisions, a girl captured by the Gestapo in occupied France. Has some quite harrowing scenes, but a very good story and a mature reader would cope. Katie loved this one so much, her quote to the publisher made it into the finished copy!   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
City of Bones Cassandra Clare Fantasy First in a 6 book series The epic adventures of the half-angel Shadowhunters of New York, who are tasked with keeping the demonic forces of the city at bay. Film of first book released in 2013. Netflix adaptation currently airing. £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The Fault in Our Stars John Green Contemporary fiction Standalone When Hazel Grace meets Augustus Waters at a support group for teenagers with cancer, one of the best love stories in teen fiction begins Film released in 2015 £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Geek Girl Holly Smale Contemporary fiction First in a 5 book series When shy and awkward Harriet is spotted by a modelling agency she jumps at the chance to reinvent herself, but soon learns that her new-found fame isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.   £6.99 30.00% £4.89
We Were Liars E Lockhart Contemporary fiction Standalone Contains one of the most unexpected plot twists ever – this needs to be read with no prior knowledge!   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Thirteen Reasons Why Jay Asher Contemporary fiction Standalone Clay returns home one day to find a box of tapes by his front door recorded by his classmate and crush Hannah. The only problem is, Hannah committed suicide 2 weeks earlier. Netflix series £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The 100 Kass Morgan Sci-Fi First in 5 book series After a nuclear war destroyed life on Earth forcing humans to live in spaceships above the radioactive surface, 100 juvenile delinqents are sent to re-colonize the planet. TV series currently ongoing £8.99 30.00% £6.29
The Darkest Minds Alexandra Bracken Sci-Fi First in a 4 book series After a disease killed most of America’s children, the survivors are sent to state rehabilitation camps to learn to suppress the powerful abilities they have developed Film released in 2018 £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Ransom Riggs Fantasy First of 4 books with a 5th due next year  When his grandfather dies, Jacob travels to the island he heard about in stories and meets the strange and wonderful children his grandfather was raised with. Film of the first book released in 2017 £8.99 30.00% £6.29
The 5th Wave Rick Yancey Sci-Fi First in a trilogy Post-apocalyptic thriller in the aftermath of an alien invasion. Film released in 2016? £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Six of Crows Leigh Bardugo Fantasy First in a duology Six deadly outcasts team up to stage an impossible heist Netflix series in production. Set in the same world as The Grisha Trilogy. £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The Martian Andy Weir Sci-Fi Standalone A NASA astronaut becomes stranded on Mars and has to figure out how to survive on an uninhabitable planet Film released in 2015 £8.99 30.00% £6.29
Girl Online Zoe Sugg (Zoella) Contemporary fiction First in a trilogy Teen blogger Penny moves to America with her family and documents every aspect of her new life   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Heartless Marissa Meyer Fantasy Standalone A reimagining of Alice in Wonderland that looks at the back story of the Queen of Hearts   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue Mackenzi Lee Historical fiction First in a duology A young bisexual British lord embarks on an unforgettable Grand Tour of Europe with his best friend/secret crush   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The Hobbit JRR Tolkein Fantasy Standalone (although can function as a prequel to Lord of the Rings) Hobbit Bilbo Baggins is recruited by a band of dwarves on a quest to reclaim their homeland Film trilogy released £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Every Day David Levithan Contemporary fiction Standalone (although a follow-up was released in 2019) A wakes up every day in a different body and has learned never to get attached to anyone, until they meet someone they want to spend every day with. Film released in 2018 £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Delirium Lauren Oliver Dystopian First in a trilogy Love has been declared a dangerous disease and everyone is immunised against it when they turn 18. Lena is looking forward to the safe, predictable life this will bring until she meets Alex and begins to question everything she was raised to believe.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The Maze Runner James Dashner Dystopian First in a 4 book series Thomas wakes in a walled encampment full of boys in the centre of a vast maze, with no idea how he got there or what has happened to the outside world. Film released in 2014 £7.99 30.00% £5.59
All the Bright Places Jennifer Niven Contemporary fiction Standalone This brilliant, compelling and heart-breaking book about two teenagers struggling with their lives, who find each other by chance, is full of refreshing honesty as it tackles the very serious issues surrounding mental illness. Film adaptation currently in production £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Stormbreaker Anthony Horowitz Thriller First in a series Fourteen-year-old Alex Rider is recruited into MI6 and is sent to investigate a man offering state-of-the-art computers to every school in the country. Film released in 2006 £7.99 30.00% £5.59
The Kissing Booth Beth Reekles Contemporary fiction Standalone When Elle decides to run a kissing booth for the school carnival, she never imagines she’ll sit in it – or that her first ever kiss would be with bad boy Noah Netflix film released in 2018 £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief Rick Riordan Fantasy First in a series Percy Jackson learns that he is the son of Greek god Poseidon, and is sent to a camp for half-blood gods Film released in 2010 £6.99 30.00% £4.89
Floored Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne, Eleanor Wood, Lisa Williamson, Melinda Salisbury, Non Pratt & Tanya Byrne Contemporary fiction Standalone Seven strangers enter a lift and their lives become irrevocably intertwined. A collaboration between seven of the biggest names in UK teen writing.   £7.99 30.00% £5.59
Dear Evan Hansen Val Emmich Contemporary fiction Standalone A simple lie leads to complicated truths in this big-hearted coming-of-age story of grief, authenticity and the struggle to belong in an age of instant connectivity and profound isolation. Based on the hit Broadway musical, which makes its West End debut this year! £7.99 30.00% £5.59
You Got This Bryony Gordon Non-fiction   Openly explores topics like self-respect, body image, masturbation and mental health, making it the perfect companion for young women.   £9.99 30.00% £6.99
Wreck This Journal Keri Smith Non-fiction   The book for anyone who’s ever struggled to keep a journal – full of creative ways to ‘destroy’ the book   £9.99 30.00% £6.99
You Are Awesome Matthew Syed Non-fiction   The two-time Olympian and bestselling author of Black Box Thinking turns his expertise to inspiring the next generation. A powerful, positive tool to help young people find their self-belief.   £9.99 30.00% £6.99
I Hate My Selfie Shane Dawson Non-fiction   A memoir featuring Dawson’s trademark silliness and satire   £9.99 30.00% £6.99
Adultolescence Gabbie Hanna Poetry   A collection of more than 150 witty and edgy poems about love and relationships from the YouTube comedian and vlogger   £12.99 30.00% £9.09
Why Don’t Penguins’ Feet Freeze? New Scientist Non-fiction Stands alone but New Scientist have produced a huge range of similar books Answers a selection of the most trivial and baffling questions in popular science – education at it’s most entertaining   £8.99 30.00% £6.29
                 
 
TITLE AUTHOR GENRE SERIES / STANDALONE DESCRIPTION NOTES RRP DISCOUNT % DISCOUNTED PRICE
Attack On Titan Hajime Isayama Manga   Hundreds of years ago, the world was terrorized by man-eating giants. As a form of protection, what was left of humanity built cities surrounded by multiple high-rise walls to keep them at bay. Anime adaptation made in 2013. £9.99 30% £7.49
         It’s been 100 years since the last sighting of a giant. Until teenager Elen and his foster sister Mikasa witness the city walls being destroyed by a super-giant that appears out of nowhere.         
– A utterly captivating story that hits at your heart in the first few pages.
Assassination Classroom Yusei Matsui Manga   Students from class 3-E have a less than normal teacher. Firstly, he’s a mutant octopus that can fly. Secondly, he wants to blow up planet earth. The only way for the class to survive, is to kill him. Anime adaptation made in 2015. £6.99 30% £4.89
     – despite the ominous title, his manga is brilliantly funny (and insanely wacky)     
Black Butler Yana Toboso Manga   Sebastian Michaelis is a demonic butler who is bound by a supernatural contract to serve Ciel Phantomhive, the thirteen-year-old head of a noble family. However, rather than asking to cook and clean, Ciel requires Sebastian to avenge his parents death. Sebastian asks just one thing in return. When all tasks have been completed, he wants to be paid with Ciel’s soul. Anime adaptation made in 2008. Also a live-action film made in 2014. £9.99 25% £7.49
     – a story with a HUGE plot, fabulous characters and so many emotional moments. Recommend a box of tissues with this read     
Death note Tsugumi Ohba, Takeshi Obata Manga   High-school student Light Yagami comes across an ominous note book entitled “Death Note”. After a few creepy instances and visits from a shinigami named Ryuk, Light discovers that any name he writes in the book will die. At the same time, Police enquire the help of a high-profile detective named L to solve the multiple deaths of notorious criminals around the district.  – This manga is a personal favourite. A perfect blend of thriller, fantasy and moral conundrum. Anime adaptation made in 2006 along with a Netflix movie made in 2017. £9.99 30% £6.99
Dragon Ball Akira Toriyama Manga   There’s an ancient myth that around the world are seven hidden dragon balls. As legend goes, upon collecting all of them you will be granted one wish. Any wish. Some people wish to acquire the dragon balls for power, immortality and world domination. In order to keep the balls out of the wrong hands, A powerful Syian called Goku does all he can with the help of his friends to stop that from happening. Multiple anime adaptations running from 1986 – present, films and games.   30%  
     – a great read for those that love martial arts/action-esque stuff! Also some of the most insane illustrations ever     
Fruits Basket Natsuki Takaya Manga   In rather unfortunate circumstances, 16-year-old Tooru secretly lives on her own in a tent in the woods. Yuki Souma, and his cousin Shigure, both students at Tooru’s school, stumble across her situation and invite her to stay with them. Upon arriving at the Souma house, Tooru discovers their secret: if a Souma is hugged by someone of the opposite gender, they temporarily transform into one of the animals of the zodiac. iAnime adaptation made in 2001. And rumoured reboot happening late 2019. £9.99 30% £6.99
     – An absolute classic. Romantic, humorous, emotional and wonderfully weird.     
Fullmetal Alchemist Hiromu Arakawa Manga   Edward Elric, a young and powerful alchemist, and his brother Alphonse try to resurrect their dead mother through the forbidden act of human transmutation. It all goes wrong however, and Edward loses his brother as well as two of his limbs. With his supreme alchemy skills, Edward binds Alphonse’s soul to a large suit of armour. Edward embarks on a journey with his younger brother to obtain the Philosopher’s Stone. An object is capable of overriding the fundamental law of alchemy and hopefully restore Alphonse’s body. Anime adaptation made in 2003 along with numerous spin off and film titles. £9.99 30% £6.99
        – this manga isn’t afraid to strike where it hurts. Its painful beginning makes you egg-on Ed and Alphonse even more.        
My Hero Academia Kohei Horikoshi Manga   In a world populated with super-humans, the superhero-loving Izuku Midoriya is completely powerless. However, after a string of events, Izuku inherits the powers of the world’s best superhero, All Might. His dream of becoming the worlds greatest hero is soon reality and so he enrols into a high school for beings with elite powers. But just as though it’s looking like Izuku’s dreams are all coming true, he soon discovers being a hero is much more complicated than it appears. Anime adaptation made in 2016. £6.99 30% £4.89
     – It’s like the X-Men of the manga world…Just with way more mutants.     
One Piece Eiichiro Oda Manga   Monkey D. Luffy is obsessed with his childhood idol, Red Haired Shanks. A once powerful pirate. Inspired by his life, Monkey sets off on a journey from the East Blue Sea to find the famous treasure called One Piece which would make him the king of all pirates. Anime adaptation made in 1999. £9.99 30% £6.99
     – A super simple, but highly fun read. Friendship, adventure and laughter are its core values.    
Ouran High school Host Club Bisco Hatori Manga   Haruhi Fujioka is a bright scholarship candidate at Ouran High School, an elite academy for students of high pedigree. somehow, she unexpectedly stumbles upon the Host Club. Led by Tamaki, the club is where handsome boys with too much time on their hands entertain the girls in the academy. In a frantic attempt to remove herself from the hosts, Haruhi ends up breaking a vase worth eight million yen and is forced into becoming the eccentric group’s general errand boy to repay her enormous debt. Anime adaptation made in 2006. £6.99 30% £4.89
        – a literal laugh out loud manga. A great spoof of the high school romance genre.        
Pandora Hearts Jun Mochizuki Manga   To young Oz Vessalius, the perilous world called the Abyss is nothing more than a folk-tale used to scare misbehaving children. However, when Oz’s coming-of-age ceremony is interrupted by a malicious clan intent on banishing him into the depths of the Abyss, he realizes that his peaceful life of luxury is at its end. Now, he must confront the world of the Abyss and its dwellers, the monstrous “Chains,” which are both not quite as fake as he once believed. Anime adaptation made in 2006. £9.99 30% £7.49
     – An Alice in Wonderland inspired Manga that is completely bizarre but incredibly loveable.     
Sailor Moon Naoko Takeuchi Manga   Usagi Tsukino is an average student and crybaby. Unexpectedly, her humdrum life is turned upside down when she saves a cat with a crescent moon on its head from danger. The cat, named Luna, later reveals that their meeting was not an accident: Usagi is destined to become Sailor Moon, a planetary guardian with the power to protect the Earth. Anime Adaptation made in 1992. £9.99 30% £7.49
     – A manga that is just filled with girl power and cats.     
Soul Eater Atsushi Ohkubo Manga   Death City is home to the famous Death Weapon Meister Academy, a technical academy headed by the Shinigami—Lord Death himself. Its mission: to raise “Death Scythes” for the Shinigami to wield against the many evils of their fantastical world. These Death Scythes, however, are not made from physical weapons; rather, they are born from human hybrids who have the ability to transform their bodies into Demon Weapons. Anime adaptation made in 2009. £9.99 30% £7.49
     – This manga has a touch of a Tim Burton style to it. Horror mixed in with fantasy.     
Sword Art Online: Aincrad Reki Kawahara Manga   In the year 2022, virtual reality has progressed by leaps and bounds, and a massive online role-playing game called Sword Art Online (SAO) is launched. In the game, players can control their avatars using nothing but their own thoughts. Kazuto Kirigaya, player name “Kirito,” is among the lucky few enthusiasts who get their hands on the first shipment of the game. He logs in to find himself, with ten-thousand others, in the scenic and elaborate world of Aincrad. it’s full of fantastic medieval weapons and gruesome monsters. However, in a cruel turn of events, the players soon realize they cannot log out; the only way out is to complete all one hundred levels of the game. IAnime adaptation made in 2012. £14.99 25% £11.24
     – My favourite Manga of all time. A dream idea that gets flipped on its head. This manga is like a mix of jumanji and elder scrolls. If you die in the game, you die in real life.     
Tokyo Ghoul Sui Ishida Manga   Ghouls live among us, the same as normal people in every way – except their craving for human flesh. Ken Kaneki is an ordinary college student until a violent encounter turns him into the first half-human half-ghoul hybrid. Trapped between two worlds, he must survive Ghoul turf wars, learn more about Ghoul society and master his new powers. Anime adaptation made in 2015. £8.99 30% £6.29
     – Just when you thought zombies were old school and boring, this manga brings them back to life. A visually stunning read.     
Vampire Knight Matsuri Hino Manga   Cross Academy is an elite boarding school with two separate, isolated classes: the Day Class and the Night Class. On the surface, Yuuki Cross and Zero Kiryuu are prefects of the academy, and attempt to keep order between the students as classes rotate in the evenings. As the Night Class is full of utterly gorgeous elites, this can sometimes prove to be a bit difficult. It is completely necessary, however, as those “elites” are actually vampires. Anime adaptation made in 2008. £6.99 30% £4.89
     – The manga version of twilight. Very funny and very passionate story about forbidden love.