REVIEW: Pride – Ibi Zoboi

Author: Ibi Zoboi (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Harper Collins/Balzer and Bray Genre: Contemporary literature, Classic rewrite Buy Now: ebook | hardcover Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves … Continue reading REVIEW: Pride – Ibi Zoboi

REVIEW: Howl’s Moving Castle – Diana Wynne Jones

Author: Diana Wynne Jones UK Publisher: HarperCollins Genre: Children's books, fantasy Buy Now: ebook | paperback In the land of Ingary, where seven league boots and cloaks of invisibility do exist, Sophie Hatter catches the unwelcome attention of the Witch of the Waste and is put under a spell. Deciding she has nothing more to … Continue reading REVIEW: Howl’s Moving Castle – Diana Wynne Jones

REVIEW: Robots vs Fairies – ed. Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe

Editor: Dominik Parisien (website / twitter) and Navah Wolfe (twitter) UK Publisher: Saga Press Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction Buy Now: ebook | paperback | hardcover A unique anthology of all-new stories that challenges authors to throw down the gauntlet in an epic genre battle and demands an answer to the age-old question: Who is more awesome—robots or … Continue reading REVIEW: Robots vs Fairies – ed. Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe

REVIEW: All of This is True – Lygia Day Peñaflor

Author: Lygia Day Peñaflor (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Harper Teen Genre: YA, contemporary fiction Buy now: ebook | paperback Miri Tan loved the book Undertow like it was a living being. So when she and her friends went to a book signing to hear the author, Fatima Ro, they concocted a plan to get close to her. Soleil Johnston wanted to … Continue reading REVIEW: All of This is True – Lygia Day Peñaflor

BLOG: Work In Publishing Week – Finally Getting an Offer

This week is Work In Publishing week, run by the Publishers Association. Over on twitter, you can follow #WorkInPublishing to find information from various companies who want to open up the field and attract more people to the business. So it seems wonderfully fitting to announce this week that I will be starting as a … Continue reading BLOG: Work In Publishing Week – Finally Getting an Offer

BLOG: The SYP Conference 2018 – Rewriting the (Rule)Book

Saturday 10th November was the annual SYP autumn conference. The theme was innovation and disruption in publishing, questioning established beliefs and practices in the UK publishing industry. Stream 1 was entitled "Write Your Own Story", which looked at started a career in publishing, and also alternative ways to manage or develop your career. Stream 2 … Continue reading BLOG: The SYP Conference 2018 – Rewriting the (Rule)Book