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Secrets, Schemes & Sewing Machines
Secrets, Schemes & Sewing Machines takes us behind the scenes of the school play where Grace finds lots of drama, a new talent for sewing, and unexpected romance....
AJ Grainger's CAPTIVE is a tense and intriguing story set in the world of politics. We asked the author to tell us more!
New Jennifer Donnelly signed
Publisher Hot Key Books has signed a new book by Jennifer Donnelly, author of the award-winning A Gatherine Light. These Shallow Graves will be published in October 2015.
Exploring the horrors of WWII
THE EARTH IS SINGING is an intense, chilling story about one girl's struggle to survive the Holocaust. We asked author Vanessa Curtis tells us more about her writing and what inspired her latest book.
A story of identity, loss and new beginnings
In Nick Lake's latest book, teenaged Shelby is on the run with her mother from her violent father who she has never met - but then Shelby is forced to question who or what they are running from. Nick Lake tells us more.
Garth Nix talks about CLARIEL
We were fortunate enough to be able to ask Garth Nix some questions about his bestselling Old Kingdom series and the latest book in the series, a prequel called CLARIEL, which introduces a character we meet later in the series, Chlorr of the Mask.
Eerie stories for Halloween....
Just in time for Halloween comes THIRTEEN CHAIRS, an atmospheric collection of ghost stories. The book opens with a boy, Jack, his hand on the handle of a door, wondering whether to turn it and if he does, what he'll find in the room that lies on the other side?
Bestselling duo behind the Oksa Pollock series
The Oksa Pollock books, about a girl who discovers she is the new leader of a secret world, Edefia, have become bestsellers across Europe. We speak to Anne Plichota and Cendrine Wolf who co-write the series.