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Publication Day: It Only Happens in the Movies by Holly Bourne

  Perfect kisses in the rain, the bad boy turned good, chasing you through the airport… It Only Happens in the Movies!   Today is the day: Holly Bourne has finally torn away the masquerade of romance in movies with her stunning new standalone YA book, It Only Happens in the Movies. From explaining to us Read More

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Madeleine Milburn judges the Caledonian Award

Caledonia Novel Award 2018

  To all unpublished writers!   The brilliant Caledonia Novel Award is now accepting entries for its 2018 competition. Based in Scotland, but with an international outlook, the award is open to all unpublished or self-published works from around the world, and has an excellent reputation for discovering writers who go on to sign deals Read More

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Roll Up! Publication day for Show Stopper by Hayley Barker

  Roll up, roll up for the deadliest show on Earth!   Hayley Barker‘s debut YA novel, Show Stopper is published today by Scholastic, along with an explosive trailer which you can watch below. A dazzling, high-octane read, it’s filled with death-defying acrobatics, circus crowds with an appetite for death and disaster, and two forbidden Read More

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MM Agency Team Top Fives – Make Us Scared

To celebrate the launch of our Summer Writing Competition, we choose our top five books on the same theme: Make Us Scared. We cannot wait to find a brand new author we can add to our lists. Madeleine: The Likeness by Tana French The Woods by Harlan Coben The Ice Twins by S K Tremayne Read More

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Publication Day for THE CRESSWELL PLOT by Eliza Wass

Today is the US publication day for the dark and chilling THE CRESSWELL PLOT by Eliza Wass. It is being published by Disney Hyperion, and here are some of the fantastic reviews so far:   “A breathtaking, gut-wrenching coming-of-age saga. Readers will be swept into the Cresswells’ claustrophobic world and ache for them long after it’s set aflame”―Kirkus Read More

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Cover reveal for THE CRESSWELL PLOT (US edition)

We are very excited to share Disney Hyperion’s cover for THE CRESSWELL PLOT by Eliza Wass! THE CRESSWELL PLOT has been sold in the following foreign language territories so far: Chinese Complex: Star East, German: Magellan Verlag, Portuguese (Brazil): Verus Editora, Spanish: Ediciones B, Italian: Il Castoro Quercus will publish simultaneously in the UK – Read More

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The Dark Inside on Branford Boase longlist 2015

The Dark Inside by Rupert Wallis has made the longlist of 18 for the Branford Boase Award 2015 Rupert is featured alongside authors including Sally Green (Half Bad), Clare Furniss (The Year of the Rat) and Non Pratt (Trouble). Read the coverage in The Bookseller The BBA was set up to reward the most promising Read More

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The first time a British YA book series has been produced for an online audience

Based on the international bestselling Young Adult books by C.J. Daugherty, Night School the Web Series launches today! As featured on the front page of The Guardian, today marks the launch of the first EVER web series based on a UK YA book. The brainchild of a husband-and-wife team: BAFTA-nominated Director Jack Jewers and author C.J. Read More

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The Dark Inside Us All: Rupert Wallis and Sally Gardner at the Edinburgh Festival

‘Both Rupert Wallis and Sally Gardner (author of Maggot Moon) have written novels with dark hearts. Rupert’s debut, The Dark Inside, and Sally’s latest, Tinder, are unsettling and ambiguous…These are subtle, challenging books.’   On Saturday Rupert Wallis and Sally Gardner spoke at the Edinburgh Festival about their latest novels, and about the darker, genre-bending Read More

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Publication day for THE DARK INSIDE

     Huge congratulations to Rupert Wallis on the publication of his debut novel, THE DARK INSIDE. As part of Simon & Schuster’s blog week, today Rupert will talk about his experience of the publishing process. You can read the blog post on So Many Books, So Little Time. ‘What my editor, Jane, helped me to do Read More

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Blogs and Reviews: THE DARK INSIDE by Rupert Wallis

As publication day at the end of January draws nearer, this week Simon & Schuster will be posting a blog entry each day about the process of publishing Rupert Wallis’ debut, THE DARK INSIDE. This series of blog entries will offer a really interesting insight on all aspects of the writing and publishing process – Read More

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Official US trailer for NIGHT SCHOOL

The US edition of NIGHT SCHOOL is out today.  The official US trailer below was made by BAFTA-nominated filmmaker Jack Jewers of Trailermade Films, in close collaboration with C.J. Daugherty herself:    NIGHT SCHOOL has been translated into 21 different languages, and we’ve already had the following fabulous review from America’s Booklist: Night School. Daugherty, C. J. (Author) Jun 2013. 432 p. HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen, Read More

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C.J. Daugherty tours the UK

C.J. Daugherty, author of international bestselling NIGHT SCHOOL, has been touring the UK with the second book in the series, NIGHT SCHOOL: LEGACY.  She’s had fantastic events so far, giving talks at schools including Frensham Heights (Surrey), Lady Eleanor Hollis (Middlesex), The Mary Erksine School (Edinburgh), Westfield High School (Newcastle) and Wakefield Girls High School (Yorkshire). Upcoming schools include Read More

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NIGHT SCHOOL: The Story of a Bestseller

C.J. Daugherty’s début, NIGHT SCHOOL, was published with great excitement by Oetinger in Germany at the end of July 2012.  Rapidly selling 17,000 copies in the first three days of sales, it has already shot straight into the extended Spiegel Bestseller list.  Whilst reading NIGHT SCHOOL, we are constantly made to ask ourselves:  ‘Who can you trust when no one seems to be Read More

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