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The Last Summer of Us
In their last summer together, three friends embark on a final road trip. As tragedy and secrets are exposed, their lives are changed forever. We spoke to author Maggie Harcourt about her latest novel and the songs it's inspired by the Bookshop Band.
Frances Hardinge's The Lie Tree
When Faith's father is accused of faking a fossil during his explorations, Faith knows his critics are wrong. But as lies and truth become entwined, Faith is forced to question everything she believed was the truth. We spoke to Frances Hardinge about her latest book, The Lie Tree.
In The Lottery Boy, Bully is pursued across London by thugs and thieves after word gets out that he is in possession of a winning lottery ticket! We spoke to author MICHAEL BYRNE about his debut novel.
The Others are back!
We spoke to Jeff Povey, author and screenwriter, about his latest book, DELETE. When their detention goes wrong, a group of teenagers find themselves fighting for their lives in a deserted London - deserted except for duplicates of themselves, the 'Others', who seem to want them dead....
Exploring life as part of a cult
Seed, the debut novel by Lisa Heathfield, explores the idea of power and its abuse as it takes us into a fictional cult called Seed in which the followers worship the ideal of nature.
City of Fae author on writing and e-books
Read a Q&A with successful self-published author Pippa DaCosta whose new book, City of Fae, will be published in May as an e-book by Bloomsbury Spark.
Dramatic rescues and adventures
Adventure and rescue are at the heart of this dramatic new series, GEMINI FORCE 1, conceived by Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson before his death and written by bestselling author MG HARRIS.
Returning to Ixia with Maria V Snyder
US fantasy star Maria V Snyder, on tour in the UK, talked to us about SHADOW STUDY, the latest book in her bestselling Chronicles of Ixia series.