Author: Anne Osterlund
Plot: Aurelia, the crown princess of Tyralt, wants control over her own life. Robert, her former classmate, wants Aurelia. And someone wants her.... dead. There have been several narrowly escaped attempts to assassinate the princess, but the king has no desire to incite panic by making the information public. Instead, Robert, the son of the king's former royal spy, is allowed into the inner circle to secretly investigate and watch over Aurelia. Robert is determined to help, if only Aurelia would let him!
But the princess will not heed the danger around her, and she does not need Robert to save her. Just as their friendship begins to grow into something more, the threat on Aurelia's life becomes paramount. With everything possible on the line- her life, her kingdom, her heart- Aurelia must take matters into her own hands, whatever the cost.
Author: Scott Westerfeld
Plot: Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can't wait. Not for her License- for turning pretty. In Tally's world, your sixteen birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and a catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to have a really great time. In just a few weeks Tally will be there.
But Tally's new friend Shay isn't sure she wants to be pretty. She'd rather risk life on the outside. When Shay runs away, Tally learns about a whole new side of the pretty world- and it isn't very pretty. The authorities offer Tally the worst choice she can imagine: find her Friend and turn her in, or never turn pretty at all. The choice Tally makes changes her world forever.
Title: Doctor Who; The Stone Rose
Author: Jacqueline Rayner
Plot: Micky is startled to find a statue of Rose in a museum- a statue that is 2,000 years old. The Doctor realises that this means the TARDIS will shortly take them to ancient Rome, But when it does, he and Rose soon have more on their minds than sculpture.
While the Doctor searches for a missing boy, Rose befriends a girl who claims to know the future- a girl whose predictions are surprisingly accurate. But than the Doctor stumbles on the hideous truth behind the statue of Rose- and Rose herself learns that you have to be very careful what you wish for...