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Summer Reads

YA writer Helen Douglas shares her top reads for Summer 2016

June 10, 2016

SWAN BOY Book Birthday Interview! Author Nikki Sheehan Chats to Kendra Leighton

This week, Nikki Sheehan’s new novel Swan Boy is flapping and pirouetting onto bookshop shelves! I’ve been lucky enough to read it early — it’s a truly magical story, and is already getting … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Robin Stevens – my favourite book maps

Ever since I first read the Hobbit, I’ve been addicted to maps in books. Maps make a world real. They’re a key that can give anyone who looks at them … Continue reading

April 18, 2016

Top 5 Spring Reads by Kendra Leighton

  Spring is finally here! Time to frolic with lambs, gorge on Easter eggs, and spend long days reading amongst the daffodils. Here are my top five book recommendations to get you … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

Ten more reasons not to be a writer

1. Writer’s block: Perhaps you’re in need of the next brilliant picture book idea, or perhaps you and one of your beloved characters have reached an impasse, and you’re just … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · 7 Comments

I Write Thrillers – by Kat Ellis

Maybe you’re reading this over breakfast. Maybe you’re on the bus to the office, scrolling through this on your phone to pass the time. Or maybe you’re at home, on … Continue reading

February 19, 2016

Book Birthday: Kat Ellis interviews Bryony Pearce about WINDRUNNER’S DAUGHTER

This spring is definitely one to celebrate, as it brings 2 brand new books from award-winning author Bryony Pearce! Today we’re celebrating the first of those, with WINDRUNNER’S DAUGHTER releasing … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Between The Lines – Why I Love Being An Illustrator

(It’s more than tea and pens…or is it?!) Being an illustrator is great. It’s surreal. It’s something i’ve wanted for a very, very long time. I always knew I wanted … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · 4 Comments

Kate Ormand: Most-Read Authors

1. Charlaine Harris – 18 books I’ve read the Sookie Stackhouse 13-book series, plus the book of short stories. And I’ve read the Harper Connelly 4-book series. I also have … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

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