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Rick Riordan on his new trilogy
Bestselling author of the Percy Jackson series, Rick Riordan, tells us about his new trilogy, Magnus Chase, that takes on the Norse myths as we follow 16-year-old Magnus from the streets of Boston to Valhalla!
Zeroes: 21st century super heroes!
Superheroes have always gripped our imaginations and in this action-packed new series from authors Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti, we discover what it might be like to grow up with a secret power!
On a mission!
LOCKDOWN is the third book in the Urban Outlaws series; fast-paced and gadget-laden adventures about a small group of tough, highly talented teenagers who are on a mission. Author Peter Jay Black tells us more!
Friendships, festivals and heartache..
Non Pratt's debut novel, Trouble, received much critical attention and this month Walker Books publishes her second novel, Remix. Like her earlier novel, this is an honest, warm and often funny exploration of the everyday lives of teenagers.
The King's Shadow fantasy adventure
Philip Womack's The King's Shadow is the second book in The Darkening Path trilogy, in which Simon and Flora have reached the land of the Broken King, where they must fight and kill the king in order to rescue their siblings and return to their own world.
Cherry Blossom Dreams
We spoke to author Gwyneth Rees about Cherry Blossom Dreams (Bloomsbury), her latest novel about a young teenager who tries to escape the problems in her life by visiting an old, run-down house - only to find the house brings many more problems and mysteries than she could ever have imagined...
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.