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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.
The Everest Files
Author and cameraman Matt Dickinson has drawn on his own ascent of Everest for his latest novel, The Everest Files. He talked to us about his new novel which is aimed at readers aged 12 years plus.
Take Back the Skies debut
Debut author Lucy Saxon is 18 years old. Take Back the Skies is the first book in her young adult, epic adventure series that will be published by Bloomsbury in June. Read an extract in advance!
Looking for JJ sequel
Fans of Anne Cassidy's Looking for JJ will be thrilled to hear there's a follow-up coming next month, Finding Jennifer Jones, which follows life for Jennifer aged 16 years.