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Our top YA books of the month for November 2020

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  • Our mid-autumn picks include the final 'Trials of Apollo' instalment by Rick Riordan and an Agatha Christie-esque train mystery
  • Every month we recommend great reads for teens to add to your TBR pile
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Each month, we’ll share books we’ve reviewed. If you read any of them, share on social media, and don’t forget to tag us @youngposthk !

The Tower of Nero

The Tower of NeroThe final volume of Rick Riordan’s Trials of Apollo series is a bittersweet moment for fans. Lester (formerly the Greek god Apollo) and his friend Meg have just defeated Emperor Caligula, and are on their way to battle Nero – but there’s a rather massive two-headed snake in their way ...

Read our review here and buy a copy here.

Monstrous Devices

Monstrous DevicesIt’s hard to believe this brilliant story, about a robot that comes to life and an evil force that will stop at nothing to find it, is the author’s first. A thrillingly ingenious page-turner that will leave you longing for more.

Read our review here and buy a copy here.

Home Games

Home GamesNot exactly an easy read, this is a beautifully written story of a shy young man trying to come to terms with major life changes that are not of his making. An accomplished read for anyone who has ever felt like a small fish in a very big pond.

Read our review here and buy a copy here.

The Missing of Clairdelune

The Missing of ClairdeluneThe second instalment in the stunning Mirror Visitors quartet sees protagonist Ophelia sent to a new planet to take part in a marriage of convenience. Her new fiancé is distant, and she has no other friends. So when the death threats start coming, she realises has no idea who she can trust – or if she will survive.

Read our review here and buy a copy here.

Kidnap on the California Comet

Kidnap on the California CometTween detective Hal Beck is back on another crime-solving adventure surely inspired by Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie. This time, he finds himself travelling across the United States to solve a kidnapping. But can he work out whodunnit before he reaches the final station?

Read our review here and buy a copy here.

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