Back to home page - News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop
news from nowhere
Liverpool's Radical & Community Bookshop
not-for-profit · a worker's co-operative · committed to social change
Browse our comprehensive database of books in print
More than a million books available to order!

Search for a book:

more featured books:-
News from Nowhere recommends...
New Books - Politics & Activism
Bread and Roses Award: 2015 Shortlist
NfN Recommends: For Children and Young Adults!
New Books - Black, Asian & Other Diasporas
New Books for Younger Children
New Books for Young Adults
New Books for Older Children
New Books - Women / Feminism
New Books - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
New Books - Think Global
New Books - Environment / Ethical Living / Animals
New - Local Books
New History & Biography
New Books - Mind, Body & Spirit
New Books - Arts, Music, Writing & Culture
New Books - Humour, Fun and Gift Books
New Fiction

Select a book category to browse:
(Or see all booklists on one page)

Click here to search the full database of books available to order from us

Many popular titles can be ordered within 2-3 days

- and most others usually take 10-14 days.

more about ordering books

about mail order, postage & payment

New Books for Young Adults

Fascinating fiction and non-fiction for young adults. (browse related category Childrens & Teenage Books )

Liccle Bit by Alex Wheatle - £6.99
Voice-driven debut YA novel, full of humour and friendship, about a teenage boy who gets caught up in gang culture on an inner city estate. "A gripping tale of family and friends, love and loyalty"(Malorie Blackman, Children's Laureate) What's wors ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga - £6.99
A brilliant and heartbreaking new novel for fans of John Green's The Fault in Our Stars and Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor & Park, about two strangers who want to die... and, in meeting each other, learn how to live.   I'm getting higher and higher and I ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein - £7.99
Em and Teo are the children of stunt pilots Rhoda and Delia, who perform daring aerobatics to appreciative audiences. But while the sight of two girls wingwalking – one white, one black – is a welcome novelty in some parts of the USA in the 1920s, it ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Would the Real Stanley Carrot Please Stand Up? by Rob Stevens - £6.99
Stanley ‘Carrot’ Harris is ginger, tubby and definitely not cool. And he has a secret: he’s adopted, and this makes him feel like he’s never quite fitted in.   On his thirteenth birthday, he receives the one thing he’s been waiting his whole l ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Diamond Boy by Michael Williams - £7.99
'Diamonds for everyone.'   That's what fifteen-year-old Patson Moyo hears when his family arrives in the Marange diamond fields, leaving his previous life, school and friends behind with hopes for a better life. Soon Patson is working in the mines ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Close to the Wind by Jon Walter - £6.99
A war torn country - a town that is burning. A single ship waits at the port for those who can escape. How can a boy and his grandfather hope to get on board? And will they find his mother before it leaves?   When Papa meets two old friends, ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

7 Days by Eve Ainsworth - £6.99
A week can change everything.   Beautiful and popular, Kez is a bully who doesn't care who she hurts.   Overweight and awkward, Jess is an easy target.   But then Jess discovers someone who will stand up for her.   The pro ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Unspeakable by Abbie Rushton - £6.99
Unspoken secrets and dangerous lies . . . Abbie Rushton brings us intrigue and unexpected romance with her thrilling debut novel Megan doesn't speak. She hasn't spoken in months.   Pushing away the people she cares about is just a small price ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Love Hurts by Malorie Blackman (Editor) - £7.99
Malorie Blackman brings together the best teen writers of today in a stunningly romantic collection about love against the odds.   Featuring short stories and extracts - both brand-new and old favourites - about modern star-crossed lovers fro ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie - £7.99
'Son,' Mr P said, 'you're going to find more and more hope the farther and farther you walk away from this sad, sad, sad reservation.'  So Junior, who is already beaten up regularly for being a skinny kid in glasses, goes to the rich white school ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Changers: Book One: Drew by T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper - £8.99
Changers Book One: Drew opens on the eve of Ethan Miller’s freshman year of high school in a brand-new town. He’s finally sporting a haircut he doesn’t hate, has grown two inches since middle school, and can’t wait to try out for the soccer team. At ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Adrian and the Tree of Secrets by Hubert, illustrated by Marie Caillou - £13.99
A bittersweet graphic novel about a nerdy teenaged boy who falls in love with the cool kid at school.  Adrian isn't very happy these days. He lives in a small town and goes to a Catholic high school. He wears glasses, secretly reads philosophy ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

The Anti Journal by David Sinden and Nikalas Catlow - £8.99
A journal with a difference - for those who want to be creative and follow their own rules.  Anti Journal is no ordinary journal, it's an anarchic, therapeutic route to personal and artistic discovery packed with partially illustrated pages to com ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Corpse Talk: Season 1 by Adam Murphy - £6.99
The first comic book EVER to be shortlisted for the Blue Peter Award for Book with Facts - an extraordinary achievement!  The dead are rising!  Up out of the mouldering pages of history comes the chat show that digs the dirt on some o ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Starring Kitty by Keris Stainton - £6.99
Sometimes the greatest love stories happen behind the scenes...   Kitty's keeping secrets.   Like how she's struggling to cope with things at home.   And how she can't stop thinking about the girl the purpley-red hair...   A fun film competit ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

One Red Shoe by Karin Gruss and Tobias Krejtschi - £12.99
You’re about to go to a place where thousands, even millions, of kids live every day. You’re about to enter a war zone.   There’s been an attack. Grabbing his camera, a newspaper photographer rushes to the nearest clinic. What he finds there will ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Forever by Judy Blume - £6.99
Judy Blume's classic novel, now available with a brand-new cover look to celebrate the 40th anniversary  Do you remember the first time?  Still the bravest, freshest, fruitiest and most honest account of first love, first sex and first he ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Graphic Canon of Children's Literature: The Definitive Anthology of Kid's Lit as Graphics & Visuals by Russ Kick (Editor) - £25.99
In this follow-up volume to the lauded Graphic Canon series, master anthologist Russ Kick shows adults everywhere that great children's literature is great literature, period. And that it's not just for children.  The original three-volume an ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Peace and Conflict by Irene Sabatini - £7.99
This is the story of a young boy's adventures as he takes it upon himself to solve the mystery of an 'evil' old neighbour in Geneva, and a missing auntie in Zimbabwe. Charming, funny and resonant, this is a novel about how one boy comes to understand ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Circus of the Unseen by Joanne Owen - £6.99
We went deeper into the forest, faster and faster, with the mist chasing at our heels. We swerved sharply to the right and stopped on the edge of a crater. There were clouds beneath us, forming... Staying alive isn't easy in the world of the dea ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

The World Beneath by Janice Warman - £6.99
One boy's struggle for freedom during South Africa's anti-apartheid movement.  1970s South Africa.   Eleven-year-old Joshua lives with his mother, who works as a maid for the Malherbes in a white middle-class area in Cape Town. We see this e ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer - £7.99
I was sent here because of a boy. His name was Reeve Maxfield, and I loved him and then he died, and almost a year passed and no one knew what to do with me.  A group of emotionally fragile, highly intelligent teenagers gather at a therapeutic ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Chris Riddell - £12.99
A thrillingly reimagined fairy tale from the truly magical combination of author Neil Gaiman and illustrator Chris Riddell – weaving together a sort-of Snow White and an almost Sleeping Beauty with a thread of dark magic, which will hold readers spel ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

In Real Life by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang - £12.99
Anda loves Coarsegold Online, the massively-multiplayer role playing game that she spends most of her free time on. It's a place where she can be a leader, a fighter, a hero. It's a place where she can meet people from all over the world, and make fr ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

A Song for Ella Grey by David Almond - £12.99
I'm the one who's left behind. I'm the one to tell the tale. I knew them both... knew how they lived and how they died.   Claire is Ella Grey's best friend. She's there when the whirlwind arrives on the scene: catapulted into a North East land ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley - £7.99
Lie #1: I'm not afraid. Lie #2: I'm sure I'm doing the right thing. Lie# 3: I don't care what they think of me.   It's 1959. The battle for civil rights is raging. And it's Sarah's first day of school as one of the first black students at ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Red Leaves by Sita Brahmachari - £6.99
A topical and moving novel about family, love, community, the tangled roots of history and searching for a place to call home. By the Waterstones Prize-winning author of Artichoke Hearts.  Aisha is a thirteen-year-old refugee living in London. ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Terror Kid by Benjamin Zephaniah - £6.99
Rico knows trouble. He knows the look of it and the sound of it. He also knows to stay away from it as best he can. Because if there's one thing his Romany background has taught him, it's that he will always be a suspect. Despite his efforts to stay ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Noble Conflict by Malorie Blackman - £6.99
Years after a violent war destroyed much of the world, Kaspar has grown up in a society based on peace and harmony. But beyond the city walls, a vicious band of rebels are plotting to tear this peace apart. It is up to the Guardians - an elite peacek ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Boys Don't Knit by T. S. Easton - £6.99
Meet Ben Fletcher, an Adrian Mole for a new generation.   Ben Fletcher must get to grips with his more 'feminine' side following an unfortunate incident with a lollipop lady and a stolen bottle of Martini Rosso...   To avoid the Young Offenders ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

She is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick - £7.99
Set in London and Manhattan, prize-winning author Marcus Sedgwick explores obsession, trust and coincidence in a page-turning thriller about Laureth Peak's mission to find her missing father.   Laureth Peak's father is a writer. For years he's ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

The Wall by William Sutcliffe - £7.99
Joshua is thirteen. He lives with his mother and stepfather in Amarias, an isolated town on top of a hill, where all the houses are brand new. At the edge of Amarias is a high wall, guarded by soldiers, which can only be crossed through a heavily for ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

This Book is Gay by James Dawson - £7.99
A funny and pertinent book about being lesbian, bisexual, gay, queer, transgender or just curious - for everybody, no matter their gender or sexuality.   Former PSHCE teacher and acclaimed YA author James Dawson gives an uncensored look at wha ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

The Bone Dragon by Alexia Casale - £6.99
Everyone at school thinks that Evie broke her ribs in a car crash ... Evie doesn't talk about why she was adopted and why she really needed an operation. Because some things should never be said.   Now, she is safe and even has a souvenir from ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

120 Ways to Annoy Your Mother (and Influence People) by Ana Benaroya - £10.00
Want to know how to turn your life into a Soap Opera? Want to know how to create a masterpiece? Want to know how to only speak in metaphors or how to become a morning person? Want to know how to fight the urge?   This brilliant, fresh ne ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

How to Be a Girl by Anita Naik - £8.99
How To Be A Girl examines exactly what it means to be a girl today. It looks at everything from the everyday niggles and pressures of being a girl, such as body hair (and how to deal with it), judgements made on physical appearance and intelligence, ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Bone Jack by Sara Crowe - £6.99
Ash’s dad has returned from war, close to a breakdown and lost in a world of imaginary threats. Meanwhile, Ash’s best friend Mark is grieving and has drifted away into his own nightmares. Ash’s only escape is his lonely mountain running, training to ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

OMG! I'm in Love with a Geek! by Rae Earl - £6.99
Hattie Moore is fourteen and thinks she might be in love ... with a geek!  This is the year Hattie wants to find real FULL-ON love. No more McFitties, but real, long-term love. And she thinks she knows who with. His mum may still call him Goosey W ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz - £6.99
Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When they meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common.  But as the two loners start spending time toge ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Breaking Butterflies by M. Anjelais - £7.99
Two teens are drawn together, promised to each other since childhood by their dreaming mothers.   The girl is sweet, empathetic and ordinary. The boy: brilliant, charismatic – and ill.  No one knows it yet, but he is incapable of feeli ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan - £7.99
From the New York Times best-selling author of Every Day, another thoughtful and original perspective on the things we do for love.  The two boys kissing are Craig and Harry. They're hoping to set the world record for the longest kiss. They'r ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters by Jessica Valenti - £11.99
Now in its updated second edition, Full Frontal Feminism is a book that continues to embody the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagated as founder of the popular website,   Full Frontal Feminism is a smart a ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Being a Boy by James Dawson - £6.99
Everything you wanted to know about puberty, but were too afraid to Google.  Queen of Teen nominee, acclaimed YA author and former PSHCE teacher James Dawson expertly guides boys through puberty – from surviving the social scene to learning ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Salvage by Keren David - £6.99
A heart-rending but compulsively readable look at how the choices our parents make affect our lives...for ever.  Aidan Jones was my brother. But I couldn't really remember his face. I couldn't remember talking to him or playing with him. He was just ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Dead Boy's Club by Geoffrey Malone - £6.99
'If they ever come here,' his father had warned, 'drop everything. Just run and hide!' And now they were here. God's Freedom Army or whatever their name was. Bringers of blood and suffering. Rebels! Killers! Every one of them.   Hundreds of thousa ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

The Head Over Heart by Colette Victor - £6.99
Zeyneb is like any other thirteen-year-old British girl, juggling the demands of her social life, school work and family.  But as a Muslim girl attracted to a non-Muslim boy she has more difficult choices – and one very big decision. Now a woman ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

She Wore Red Trainers: A Muslim Love Story by Na’ima B. Robert - £6.99
A unique romance, written by an award-winning author, that explores the possibilities and passions young Muslims face when falling in love.   When Ali first meets Amirah, he notices everything about her - her hijab, her long eyelashes and her ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Shadow of the Wolf by Tim Hall - £10.99
A world of gods and monsters. An elemental power rising. This is Robin Hood, reborn, as he has never been seen before...   Robin Loxley is seven years old when his parents disappear without trace. Years later the great love of his life, Marian ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

In Bloom by Matthew Crow - £6.99
In Bloom is a bright, funny, painful and refreshing novel about wanting the very best from life, even when life shows you how very bad it can be. It is a story about how to live.  Francis Wootton’s first memory is of Kurt Cobain’s death and there hav ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

War Girls by Adèle Geras and others - £6.99
1914: war has broken out across Europe and beyond. Nothing will ever be the same again for those caught up in the conflict.   This collection of short stories explores how the First World War changed and shaped the lives of women forever. A courage ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

Riot by Sarah Mussi - £6.99
Revolution starts with disillusion.   A terrifying, topical novel that's essential reading for teens everywhere.   England is struggling under a recession that has shown no sign of abating. Years of cuts has devastated Britain: banks ar ... more
ORDER ONLINE | enquire about this book

(browse related category Childrens & Teenage Books )