YA FICTION. For all your reluctant reader needs, go no further than the Barrington Stoke range. Catering for reading ages up to 8 and interest ages up to 16, all the titles in this list are written by published authors experienced in writing for children and young adults. And very importantly, the covers reflect the age levels of the targeted audiences. Kill Swap. By James Lovegrove. Tom has a big problem. A stranger says he has the answer. Now a man is dead and Tom's world has become a nightmare. A taut thriller. Interest age 12+ with a reading age 8.