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Former model turns writer
Carina Axelsson, who spent a decade as a top fashion model, has drawn on her experiences in the fashion world for a new series called Model Under Cover.
Finding a Voice
This is an astonishing debut by Kim Hood that explores what happens when unhappy teenager Jo befriends a severely disabled boy, Chris, and together they discover their true voice. We spoke to Kim about her novel, which is published by O'Brien Press this month.
Throne of Glass book 3
Sarah J Maas fans - look out for the third book in the Throne of Glass series, Heir of Fire, that sees Celaena taken to the edge of endurance and discovering her true destiny.
Garth Nix's new Old Kingdom story
Sabriel fans out there - look out for another book in The Old Kingdom series (including Lirael, Abhorsen) with Clariel which Hot Key Books will publish in October.
Collaboration by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare
Look out for the new Magisterium launching in September - a brilliant new wizarding school series by these two stellar writers for teen readers! With Cassandra Clare and Holly Black behind it, we can't wait to read it!
Ghosts of Heaven
Look out for a new book by Marcus Sedgwick! Ghosts of Heaven, published by Indigo on 2nd October, has taken the author seven years to write.
Infinite Sky, Branford Boase winner
Infinite Sky (Simon & Schuster), which has won the Branford Boase Award for a debut novel, explores a family's dynamics during one hot and challenging summer. We asked author CJ Flood to tell us more about it.
Running for his life...
Zinny's life changes dramatically after his house is burgled and he spots someone watching his family home from the shadows.... We talked to Tim Bowler about Night Runner, his latest novel published by OUP.