Blogtour: Michelle Paver’s Gods and Warriors

Michelle Paver’s The Chronicles of Ancient Darknesswere some of my favourite stories as a ten, eleven, twelve year old child and I’m still in awe of her now; I listened to the audiobook versions, predominantly, which featured Ian McKellen narrating the novels set in the Stone Age beautifully: his narrations have been one of my … Continue reading

Catherine Bruton

Interviewing Catherine Bruton

Today I have the utmost pleasure of welcoming Catherine Bruton, author of We Can Be Heroes and Pop!, to ThirstforFiction to answer some of the questions we had for her after reading her two (fantastic) novels. ThirstforFiction: What is Pop! about? Catherine Bruton: ‘Pop!’ is about three kids pursuing the talent show dream in the … Continue reading

weekly book news roundup

News Roundup #12

Again, apologies for the long overdue News Roundup post (initially, this was going to be a set thing, but recent proceedings have shown that I am incapable of holding to a fixed timetable so these posts will arrive as and when I feel like it!) Plenty of news this time around again, I hope you … Continue reading

A little Something [Giveaway]

I know it’s been awfully quiet here, so I thought I’d spruce things up a little with a fun little giveaway! I’ve got a choice of prizes for the three winners: Hardback copy of BZRK by Michael Grant (signed) Hardback copy of Fear by Michael Grant (signed) Paperback copy of Department 19 by Will Hill … Continue reading

weekly book news roundup

News Roundup #11

So it’s been a while since the last post, but at least there’s been a lot of news! Enough to say that there’s something for everyone here, I hope. First off, you can read the first three chapters of THE RISING, the sequel to Will Hill’s nasty-vampire series DEPARTMENT 19. The series is well worth … Continue reading