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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.
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.