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The 1,000 Year Old Boy
12/02/2018

The 1,000 Year Old Boy

Ross Welford - who wrote Time Travelling With A Hamster and What Not To Do If You Turn Invisible - has a new book, about a boy who is 1,000 years old! We asked the author to tell us more.The 1,000 Year Old Boy


Galactic plotting in star-based fantasy
26/11/2017

Galactic plotting in star-based fantasy

THE DIABOLIC by SJ Kincaid was one of the most talked-about YA books last winter. Its sequel, THE EMPRESS, has now been published. Look out for galactic intrigue, murderous plots and dramatic adventures!Galactic plotting in star-based fantasy


What's on your list of worst nightmares?
24/10/2017

What's on your list of worst nightmares?

What would be on your list of worst nightmares? Lobsters? Caves? And would you ever be brave enough to face your fears? We speak to author Krystal Sutherland about her new book, A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares - which includes lobsters and cornfields! What's on your list of worst nightmares?


Myths and horror in haunting novel
26/09/2017

Myths and horror in haunting novel

THE BEAST IS AN ANIMAL is a powerful and haunting story by PETERNELLE VAN ARNSDALE. It is set in a timeless world where 'soul eaters' hold sway and fear rules the communities. Only one child, Alys, doesn't fear the terrible beings that threaten the villagers. But does that mean she is the same as them..? Myths and horror in haunting novel


How far would you go to get what you want?
26/09/2017

How far would you go to get what you want?

GENUINE FRAUD, the new pschological thriller from bestselling author E.Lockhart ('We Were Liars'), has a runaway heiress, an intense friendship and a murder (or two) along the way.... How far would you go to get what you want?


The rights of women
26/09/2017

The rights of women

SALLY NICHOLLS's latest novel, Things a Bright Girl Can Do, is set at the turn of the twentieth century, a time when women had no vote and limited freedom or opportunities. The rights of women


Friendship and hope in a bleak setting
19/09/2017

Friendship and hope in a bleak setting

Inspired by the true stories of women who worked in the Auschwitz sewing workshop, LUCY ADLINGTON's THE RED RIBBON is a powerful story about friendship, hope and survival in the bleakest of settings. Here, she tells us more about her new book.Friendship and hope in a bleak setting


Step back to a time of Civil War, and Ghosts
18/09/2017

Step back to a time of Civil War, and Ghosts

FRANCES HARDINGE, who won the Costa Award last year for The Lie Tree, returns to historical fantasy in her original and powerful new novel, A SKINFUL OF SHADOWS (Macmillan Children's Books).Step back to a time of Civil War, and Ghosts

 
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