Interview with Danny Pearson, Author and Publisher

I’m delighted to welcome Danny Pearson here today to chat about his work in publishing, from editing books, writing his own, and writing for the Beano! He’s been so busy recently I couldn’t help but make him busier by asking him to stop by and tell us about everything he’s been getting up to! Kate…

Interview with Katya de Becerra, Author of WHAT THE WOODS KEEP

I’m delighted to welcome Katya de Becerra here today to talk about her debut novel, What the Woods Keep! The book is out September 18 with Macmillan and I think this is going to be the perfect addition to my Halloween TBR! I can’t WAIT to get my copy! Kate Ormand: Hi Katya! Great to…

Interview with Elsie Chapman, Author of ALONG THE INDIGO

I’m delighted to welcome Elsie Chapman, author of the Dualed series and new release Along the Indigo, out March 20th with Abrams/Amulet. Kate Ormand: Hi Elsie! So great to have you here! Can you tell us a little about Along the Indigo? Elsie Chapman: Hi Kate! Thanks so very much for having me! So Along…

Interview with Josh Martin, Author of ARIADNIS

I’m pleased to welcome Josh Martin, author of Ariadnis and sequel Anassa, which is released this week! Kate Ormand: Hi Josh! Can you tell us a little about what we can expect from Ariadnis? Josh Martin: Hi Kate! Thanks for having me on here! Ariadnis is the story of two cities who have been at…

Interview with SM Wilson, Author of THE EXTINCTION TRIALS

I’ve got the fun job of starting off the Extinction Trials tour! I’m delighted to introduce the first in SM Wilson’s new series with a Hunger Games meets Jurassic Park feel. It’s an action-packed, breathless adventure story about the fight for survival in a dystopian world where humans exist alongside dinosaurs. It’s so good!! So…

Interview with Lisa Lueddecke, Author of A SHIVER OF SNOW AND SKY

A Shiver of Snow and Sky is one of my new absolute favourite books so I’m thrilled to welcome Lisa Lueddecke to chat about this new fantasy world! Kate Ormand: Hi Lisa! Can you tell us a little about what we can expect from A Shiver of Snow and Sky? Lisa Lueddecke:Hopefully, you can expect…

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…

Interview: JJ Howard, Author of THAT TIME I JOINED THE CIRCUS

Kate Ormand: The circus is a wonderful setting to explore – and can be done in so many ways! What attracted you to writing a circus book? JJ Howard: I was looking for a real-world setting that allowed for a feeling of magic and wonder. I’ve been interested in tarot reading for a long time,…