Blog Tour: Fantasy and LGBTQ+ Fanfic, by Cynthia So
Blog Tour / March 17, 2019

Today we’re joined by debut author Cynthia So, whose short story “The Phoenix’s Fault” is included in LGBTQ+ young adult anthology PROUD, published in the UK this month. In her guest post, Cynthia explores the magic of seeing yourself represented in fan fiction and why that inspired her to write her own stories that represent her identity.

UK Cover Reveal: “The Devouring Gray” by Christine Lynn Herman
Author Takeover , Blog Tour / July 18, 2018

We are delighted to reveal the stunning UK cover of a brand new YA contemporary fantasy by debut author Christine Lynn Herman. The Devouring Gray follows four teens who have the power to protect their town from a monster – if their families’ dark secrets don’t devour them first. It’s the perfect read for Potterheads who love a bit of mystery with their monsters.

Blog Tour: Writing Mean Characters, by Tracy Darnton
Blog Tour / July 9, 2018

We’re all secretly a little bit Slytherin. Whether you’re Hufflepuff at heart, or really a Ravenclaw, we all have that little snake “what if” voice. So what happens when you set out to create a main character whose morals are complicated by circumstance, who doesn’t play with being nice? Tracy Darnton joins us on the blog today to talk about her main character in her debut YA novel, The Truth About Lies, out this week.

Book Review: “Akata Warrior” by Nnedi Okorafor
Blog Tour , Book Reviews / October 9, 2017

It’s been a little over a year since Sunny Nwazue found out that she’s one of the Leopard People – people who can work jujus, or magic. Her world is as magical as that of “Harry Potter”, but instead of mining British tradition for material, author Nnedi Okorafor wields Nigerian and West African culture and lore to create a totally captivating read.

Author Takeover: Harry is Hope by Aisha Bushby
Author Takeover , Blog Tour / July 25, 2017

Our Author Takeover for July comes from Aisha Bushby, a debut author and Potterhead whose short story “Marionette Girl” is published next month in “A Change Is Gonna Come” from Stripes. #ChangeBook is an anthology of stories and poetry from BAME writers on the theme of change.