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Moira Young

Moira Young talks Raging Star & the Dustlands Trilogy

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

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!

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

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

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

Julianna Baggott

Julianna Baggot, author of Pure, speaks to ThirstforFiction!

Today, I’m happy to welcome Julianna Baggott, author of the astonishing new post-apocalyptic tale Pure, to ThirstForFiction. She’s the author of several books and Pure is her first YA novel. Follow her on Twitter: @jcbaggot ThirstforFiction: For those who haven’t read Pure, tell us a little about it. Julianna Baggott: Pressia is a 16-year-old living … Continue reading

Ruta Sepetys

An Interview with Ruta Sepetys

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

Kevin Brooks

An Interview with Kevin Brooks!

Today we’ve got the pleasure of welcoming author Kevin Brooks to ThirstforFiction! Kevin has written quite a few YA novels including iBoy , ranging in tones and styles and stories. Read our review of his latest novel, Naked. ThirstforFiction: First off, if you’d like to tell our readers a little about Naked and some of … Continue reading

An Interview with Sean Olin…

I had the pleasure of reading Sean Olin’s latest novel, Brother/Sister, a couple of months ago, and loved it. When I asked whether Sean would be interested in being interviewed, he was! The following is the result. I hope you find it interesting! ThirstforFiction: What motivates you to write these frankly dark and disturbing novels? … Continue reading

Jack Heath

An Interview With Jack Heath…

Jack Heath is the author of the middle-grade novel Money Run, which is just being published here in the UK by Usborne, and as part of his Blog Tour he’s here to answer some questions I had for him which will hopefully be of interest to you too! I didn’t expect too much from Jack- … Continue reading

Tom Clempson

An Interview with Tom Clempson!

I managed to nab Tom Clempson, author of the hilarous One Seriously Messed Up Week in the Otherwise Mundane and Uneventful Life of Jack Samsonite (what a title! Link goes to the review!) for an interview. One Seriously Messed Up Week is publishing on the 2nd May, so look out for it! I’d like to … Continue reading

Chris d'Lacey

An Interview With Chris d’Lacey!

To celebrate Chris d’Lacey’s newest novel, Fireworld, being released today (6th January 2011), we are holding an interview with him! If you’re a fan of his Last Dragon Chronicles, this shall give lots of insights into the whys, hows and whens! The Last Dragon Chronicles are widely sucessful, and Fire World is the penultimate novel … Continue reading

David Whitley

An Interview with David Whitley

When Puffin sent me copies of The Midnight Charter and The Children of the Lost, the first two novels in a YA fantasy trilogy by David Whitley, I didn’t know what to expect.  They sounded interesting- but they turned out to be fantastic. And ever since, I’ve been a huge fan of David Whitley. It’s … Continue reading

Philip Reeve

An Interview with Philip Reeve

I am quite a fan of Philip Reeve’s works, so when he agreed to do an email interview with me, I was quite excited! Philip Reeve is the author of the Mortal Engines Quartet, as well as the prequel series Fever Crumb. He has also written a Here Lies Arthur, a rendition of the Arthurian … Continue reading

Stuart Hill

An Interview with Stuart Hill

I was lucky enough to interview Stuart Hill just under a month ago. The interview has been lurking in my inbox, and I thought I’d post it now. Stuart Hill is the author of the popular Chronicles of the Icemark series. Thanks to Stuart Hill for kindly agreeing to this interview. ThirstforFiction: What made you … Continue reading