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                16+ Enter the time machine, set the controls for "The Past", hit the big red button and travel back to another age. I warn you though, you may never want to come back...



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A great and terrible beauty
A great and terrible beauty

by Libba Bray (2003)

First book in the Gemma Doyle series


Girl with a
              pearl earring
Girl with a pearl earring

by Tracey Chevalier (1999)

 


A gathering
              light
A gathering light

by Jennifer Donnelly (2003)

 


Revolution
Revolution

by Jennifer Donnelly (2010)

 


These
              shallow graves
These shallow graves

by Jennifer Donnelly (2015)

 


The girl in
              the blue coat
The girl in the blue coat

by Monica Hesse (2016)

 


Fly away Peter
Fly away Peter

by David Malouf (1982)

 


Set in stone
Set in stone

by Linda Newbury (2006)

 


Temeraire
Temeraire

by Naomi Novik (2006)

First book in the Temeraire series


Life: An exploded diagram
Life: An exploded diagram

by Mal Peet (2011)

 


Tamar
Tamar

by Mal
Peet (2005)

 


Blue skies and gunfire
Blue skies and gunfire

by K.M. Peyton (2006)

 


The ruby in
              the smoke
The ruby in the smoke

by Philip Pullman (1985)

First book in the Sally Lockhart series


The quietness
The quietness

by Alison Rattle (2013)

 


Witch child
Witch child

by Celia Rees (2000)

First book in the Witch child series


Between shades of gray
Between shades of gray

by Ruta
Sepetys (2011)

 


Salt to the
              sea
Salt to the sea

by Ruta
Sepetys (2016)

 


The book thief
The book thief

by Marcus Zusak (2005)

 



If you want more


Mare's war Mare's war

by Tanita S. Davis (2009)

 


The prime of
              Miss Jean Brodie
The prime of Miss Jean Brodie

by Muriel Spark (1961)

 


Code named
              Verity
Code named Verity

by Elizabeth Wein (2012)

 



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