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Garth Nix's new Old Kingdom story
Look out for Garth Nix's Clariel, a prequel to his The Old Kingdom series which includes Sabriel, Lirael and Abhorsen. Clariel is published by Hot Key Books. Read a sample here.
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.
Danger in the skies!
Imagine a world where Napoleon had not lost the Battle of Waterloo, where fantastic airships powered by steam filled the skies and where an entire city could live in the clouds....
Finding a Voice
This is an assured 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.
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.