interview

Elizabeth Wein (photo credit David He)

Elizabeth Wein: Ethiopia, Flying and “Foreignness”!

Posted on by Rhys

It is a pleasure today to welcome Elizabeth Wein, author of the brilliant Young Pilots series that includes Printz-honoured book Code Name Verity review, Rose Under Fire review and now, Black Dove, White Raven review. I’d like to start by asking what your inspiration for Black Dove, White Raven is. I know that’s such a Continue reading

Curtis Jobling on Haunt: Countdown to 5th June

Posted on by Rhys

Today we’ve got Curtis Jobling, author of the Wereworld series, with us to chat as part of the Countdown to the 5th June! 1. What is the scariest thing that ever happened to you as a teenager? I was prone to all manner of stupid acts as a teenager, many of which probably aren’t safe Continue reading

Moira Young

Moira Young talks Raging Star & the Dustlands Trilogy

Posted on by Rhys

INCLUDES GIVEAWAY! Go to the review of RAGING STAR ThirstForFiction talks with Moira Young, author of the Costa award winning DUSTLANDS TRILOGY, the final book of which, RAGING STAR, comes out on 1st May in the UK. Buy Raging Star: Transcript Rhys: I’m here with Moira Young author of the Dustlands Trilogy the final book Continue reading

Ruta Sepetys

An Interview with Ruta Sepetys – transcript

Posted on by Rhys

Don’t forget to read our review of Out of the Easy! The following is a transcript of the interview with Between Shades of Gray and Out of the Easy author Ruta Sepetys. You can watch a cut version of the interview below or the full, half-hour length interview here. If you quote any of the Continue reading

In Conversation with Caroline Lawrence: Westerns and Mark Twain!

Posted on by Rhys

This is the second part of my interview with Caroline Lawrence, the fabulous author of The Romany Mysteries and her latest series, The P.K. Pinkerton Mysteries. You can check out the first part of the interview, where we discuss the religiosity in her books as well as general Roman Life. Don’t forget to enter the Continue reading

In Conversation with Caroline Lawrence – Part I

Posted on by Rhys

Back last summer I had the wonderful opportunity to interview Caroline Lawrence, author of The Roman Mysteries, in person. Not only that; I was also given a tour of some of Caroline’s favourite Roman artefacts in the British Museum, some of which influenced her writing. Read part 2 here – you could win copies of Continue reading

Catherine Bruton

Interviewing Catherine Bruton

Posted on by Rhys

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

Ruta Sepetys

An Interview with Ruta Sepetys

Posted on by Rhys

To coincide with Ruta Sepety’s quick stop in the UK for the publication of the paperback version of Between Shades of Gray, Ruta kindly dropped by for an interview and giveaway of some tasy prizes (see below)! I absolutely loved Between Shades of Gray (though I’m not sure “loved” is quite the correct term; it’s Continue reading