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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.
Running for his life...
Zinny's life changes dramatically after his house is burgled and he spots someone watching his family home from the shadows.... We talked to Tim Bowler about Night Runner, his latest novel published by OUP.
Flirty Dancing shines out this summer!
Flirty Dancing (Bloomsbury) is the first of a series by Jenny McLachlan about a group of teenagers who were once best friends but who have drifted apart. We asked author Jenny McLachlan to tell us more about her new series.
The Sword of Kuromori
In the Sword of Kuromori, Jason Rohan delivers a punchy adventure packed with monsters, myths and butt-kicking attitude from its two central characters, Kenny and Kiyomi. The story is set in Japan and draws on Japanese mythology.
A World Without Princes
A World Without Princes is the second story in The School for Good and Evil series; the fabled school where ordinary boys and girls are trained to be fairy-tale heroes and villains.
Shadow of the Zeppelin
It is WW1 and the massive Zeppelins are starting to drift over the south coast of England with their deadly cargo of bombs on board... In this latest book from Bernard Ashley we learn what life would have been like for those living under the Shadow of the Zeppelin....
The Private Blog of Joe Cowley
Author Ben Davis has spent many years working as a stand-up comic and writing jokes for radio, although he now works as a postman so he can fit in time to write. He talked to us about his first novel, The Private Blog of Joe Cowley (published by OUP).
The Ruby Airship
The Ruby Airship - the follow-up to The Diamond Thief - is a story of daring-do, brilliant escapades and audacious plots. We spoke to author Sharon Gosling about her latest novel.