Today, Elli Woollard’s retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Just So Stories is published, with gorgeous illustrations by Marta Altés. Happy book birthday, Elli and Marta! Here’s the blurb: Delightfully … Continue reading
Today is launch day for acclaimed Irish YA author Sheena Wilkinson’s STREET SONG, a captivating novel about music, identity and the dark side of fame. It’s published by Black … Continue reading
I’ve followed Eve Ainworth’s career with respect and enjoyment since the publication of her debut Seven Days. Eve writes frankly and sensitively for a young teen audience, and when the … Continue reading
Last week Feathers, the second book in Rose Mannering’s trilogy of YA fairytale retellings, flew onto bookshop shelves. Having read and loved Roses, the first book in the series, I jumped … Continue reading
Cruel Heart Broken is your 3rd YA novel – how different does it feel in terms of genre and subject matter to your previous books? Hmm…good question. In … Continue reading
Today’s the day a lot of people have been waiting for — the publication of Lauren James’s debut The Next Together! The Next Together is book one in a new UKYA duology, … Continue reading
Today I’m delighted to be celebrating the book birthday of MG author, Emma Carroll, whose third book, In Darkling Wood, is out this month. It’s a lovely mixture of real issues and beautiful fantasy, and is a wonderful story about family love and the power of hope.
What’s your relationship with festivals? I went my first festival (Reading) at seventeen. Me and my best friend Lora, to whom REMIX is dedicated, shared a tent amidst a camp of … Continue reading