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    Ironheart – Allan Boroughs

    “India Bentley stopped wading through the thick tidal mud and checked the horizon for any sign of southsiders. The first thing you learned when you lived on the North London shores was to keep your eyes peeled for southsiders. They’d come tearing across the water in skim boats and if they caught you unawares then you’d most likely get taken.” The worlds has crumbled. The Great Rains washed away most of it and the things we know and love have been lost. India’s world is most unlike the one we know, and her life is about to be turned upside down. Her father is missing, presumed dead, in Siberia and…

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    Stray – Monica Hesse

    “‘Don’t forget about us, Lona.’ ‘Of course not.’ ‘If the Path is working it will be easy to forget, because We won’t matter.’  ‘That’s not true.’ ‘It is.’ He was right. Lona knew. The Path was a cajoling teacher, a relentless force. ‘If’ the Path is working. The Julian Path was always working. Fenn knew that as well as she did.” Lona Sixteen Always has never had her own life. She spends 23 hours a day in a virtual universe as Julian; a boy who lived 50 years ago. This life has been all she has known. Until now. Fenn Eighteen Beginning was one of the first on the Julian…