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News Roundup #8

News Roundup has had a bit of a hiatus over the summer, but it’s back now with a nice load of BIG news! There’s something in here for everyone, so I hope you enjoy! First of, the cover for Chris d’Lacey’s final novel in The Last Dragon Chronicles was released on his blog a couple … Continue reading

weekly book news roundup

News Roundup #6

A news post that is actually on time! (for some reason, I always thought I ought to post these on Fridays…) we’re on the 6th of these, I hope they are useful to at least some of you. To start with, Christopher Paolini’s final book in the Inheritance Cycle, Inheritance, now has a book trailer … Continue reading

weekly book news roundup

News Roundup #5

So, another week another news post! First off, Derek Landy, the author of the Skulduggery Pleasant series, has said he’s working on a (rather long at 15,000 words short story for World Book Day 2012, set between The Death Bringer (publishing September) and Book Seven (publishing September 2012) and titled The End of the World. … Continue reading

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News Roundup #4

A little more news this time, partly because I missed last week’s! But first off, I hope everyone has been getting appropriately excited about J K Rowling’s “Pottermore” announcement! And if you have no clue what I’m talking about, then shame on you! Only 20ish hours to go! Anyway, Puffin UK has revealed the UK … Continue reading

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News Roundup #3

So, this week we have a more, err, historical news! For a start, the US cover and an extract from the second Heroes of Olympus have been unveiled. The sequel to The Lost Hero is called The Son of Neptune. The extract, which may or may not shine some light as to whom the title … Continue reading

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News Roundup #2

Not too much news on my radar this week (partly because I’m pretty busy so didn’t manage to read too much stuff!) and I’ve just done a run over the blogs of the authors I follow! Chris d’Lacey talks about the cover of his final novel in The Last Dragon Chronicles (titled The Fire Ascending), … Continue reading

weekly book news roundup

News Roundup #1

So, rather than post news as it comes (because I’m often too lazy to post something as it comes!) I’ve decided to post a weekly news roundup which, as the title suggests, is a round up of all the book news I’ve read and enjoyed. This is my personal selection, and if you think I … Continue reading

News: Western Mysteries Trailer

Lots of news recently, but I promise I will post a review tomorrow! Anyway, today is the official unveiling of a trailer for the first book in the Western Mysteries: The Case of the Deadly Desperados by Caroline Lawrence, who wrote one of my favourite childhood series; the Roman Mysteries (and whom I an indebted … Continue reading

Inheritance Cover (Inheritance Cycle Book 4)

Inheritance Cycle Book 4 announced

I have a bit of a history with the Inheritance Cycle. I read them first in year 6- when I was 11 years old. I loved them then, and they were my fantasy Bible. The Inheritance Cycle is what brought me to the internet; I discovered a forum where thousands of people were discussing the … Continue reading

New 2011 Artemis Fowl Cover Rebrand

News: Artemis Fowl Book Cover Rebranding

Yesterday, on the 4th March, Eoin Colfer and a small group of people gathered in Picadilly Circus, London, to unveil the new, 10th anniversary edition covers of the entire Artemis Fowl series. I’m often quite annoyed when publishers decided to rebrand covers mid-series, as it often means that I have two mismatching halves of a … Continue reading

Wintercraft: Blackwatch UK Cover

Cover reveal: Wintercraft #2: Blackwatch

This cover reveal is a bit late in comparison to when the cover was actually released; and I myself only heard about this today. So, for whatever reason, it’s a bit late- but at least it was released! Anyway, for those who haven’t heard of Wintercraft (which I reviewed last year) here is the blurb: … Continue reading

News: Cover Reveal for Lex Trent #2

Some of you may remember that we posted a review on Alex Bell’s Lex Trent Versus the Gods back in early February. With only a few more months to go until Lex Trent: Fighting With Fire, the sequel, arrives, Alex Bell has posted the cover on her blog! Now, it has to be said that … Continue reading

Fire World UK Cover

Dragon fans, look out!

Some of you may be familiar with the Last Dragon Chronicles by Chris d’Lacey (The Fire Within etc). I’m a huge fan, and follow Chris’ blog quite avidly, and today the cover and blurb of the most recent novel in the series were released! Very exciting, I think. Anyway, for those of you who don’t … Continue reading