Extract: GEORGE by Alex Gino for Scholastic’s Celebration of Pride

Scholastic have put together some plans to celebrate Pride and LGBTQ+ publishing between 24th June – 9th July. As part of this, I’m sharing the first chapter of George by Alex Gino. The school play is coming up and George wants to play Charlotte in Charlotte’s Web. George’s teacher says she can’t play Charlotte because she is…

Interview with Danielle L Jensen, Author of THE BROKEN ONES

I’m so excited for the release of The Broken Ones by Danielle L Jensen (UK – 1 June/US – 6 June) and delighted to have Danielle here to chat about the prequel to Stolen Songbird! Kate Ormand: I’m a huge fan of the Malediction trilogy. Can you tell us a little about what we can…

Interview with Mary G Thompson, Author of AMY CHELSEA STACIE DEE

I’m pleased to welcome Mary G Thompson to talk about her new YA thriller with Chicken House, Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee. I was so impressed by this book – It was completely unputdownable. It’s out now, so be sure to look out for it if you’re a fan of the genre! Kate Ormand: Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee had…

Interview with AG Howard, author of ROSEBLOOD

I’m delighted to welcome AG Howard to talk about her new YA Phantom of the Opera-inspired retelling, RoseBlood! The book is out today with Abrams and Chronicle. Kate Ormand: Congratulations on your new book! Can you tell us a little about how The Phantom of the Opera inspired you and why you chose it as the…

Character Art for The Wanderers

I’m on the Creative Authors blog with a post about creating the character art for my shape-shifter circus series The Wanderers and The Pack. Read the full post here: Character Art: The Wanderers Here’s a look at the finished artwork and all the character profiles in one place. Artwork by the incredibly talented Grace Sandford. Circus Shifters Flo –…

Author Allsorts: My Top 3 Spring Reads

Sunny covers, nature, and a Spring Court… I’m on the Author Allsorts blog today with a post about my top 3 spring reading recommendations: Top 3 Spring Reads

Sky Pony Express: My Experience as a Sky Pony Author (+ Giveaway!)

Publisher of my novels and picture books, Sky Pony Press, have just launched their own blog! I’m enjoying watching the team grow and move toward exciting things now that they’ve been publishing books since 2011. And I love being a part of that growth, too. 

Team Rogue YA: My Top 5 Bookshelf Accessories!

I’m over on the Team Rogue YA blog today talking about my favourite bookshelf accessories, from Funko Pop to snow globes… See the post here: My Top 5 Bookshelf Accessories by Kate Ormand

Author Allsorts: Most-Read Authors

Today I’m on the Author Allsorts blog with a post about my most-read authors. See who made the list here: Most-Read Authors. I’d love to see who’d make your top 5 in the comments over there!

Join the Circus!

In the run up to the publication of my YA shapeshifter circus book, THE WANDERERS (1 Sept), I hosted a series of circus-themed posts with authors, editors, and readers here on the blog. The posts are all tagged ‘Join the Circus’ and here’s a handy lists of all the circusy posts in one place. It…